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Johnson & Johnson 2019 revenue forecast misses expectations

2019-01-22 06:11:03 A Johnson & Johnson building is shown in Irvine, California, U.S., January 24, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake (Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday forecast 2019 sales that fell short of analysts’ estimates after reporting better-than- expected fourth-quarter profit and revenue. The company said it expects 2019 sales in the range of $80.4 billion to $81.2 billion, compared with the average analyst estimate of $82.69 billion, according to IBES
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Johnson & Johnson quarterly sales beat expectations

2019-01-22 05:55:52 A Johnson & Johnson building is shown in Irvine, California, U.S., January 24, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake (Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter revenue on Tuesday, helped by strong demand for its drugs to treat cancer and psoriasis. Overall sales rose to $20.39 billion from $20.20 billion, above the average Wall Street estimate of $20.20 billion, according to IBES data from Refinitiv. The company posted net profit
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Walsall Council wins Muslim graves High Court battle

2019-01-22 05:46:39 Image caption Atta Ul-Haq wanted to install the barrier at Streetly Cemetery in Walsall A Muslim who said his human rights were breached by a council's refusal to permit a marble edge around a grave has lost a High Court battle.Atta Ul-Haq was refused permission to install the barrier on his father's grave at Streetly Cemetery in Walsall.He said his religion as a Barelvi Muslim forbade people walking
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Mark Gago: Man kills 4 family members, is shot as he tried to kill another girl, Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office says

2019-01-22 05:42:21 Portland, Ore. — A rural Oregon man killed four members of his family at the home they shared and was shot by sheriff's deputies as he tried to kill a girl, authorities said. Mark Leo Gregory Gago, 42, killed his parents, his girlfriend and their infant daughter Saturday night before deputies shot him, the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office said. The victims were not shot, The Oregonian reported. Neighbor Alice
World

2020 Olympics: Japanese chains scrap porn magazines

2019-01-22 05:33:31 Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Adult magazines will disappear from thousands of stores across Japan as it prepares to host a wave of Olympic tourists Two of Japan's biggest convenience store chains have said they will stop selling pornographic magazines ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, and the Olympic Games in Tokyo next year. 7-Eleven, which runs more than 20,000 shops in Japan, said it wanted
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Chris Brown: US singer arrested in Paris on suspicion of rape

2019-01-22 05:30:28 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The singer has several previous convictions for violence US singer Chris Brown has been arrested in Paris on suspicion of rape, French police say.A 24-year-old woman alleges that the star assaulted her in a hotel suite in the city earlier this month.She reportedly told police that the pair met at a nightclub in central Paris, close to the Champs-Elysées, before they returned
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UBS CEO says succession ‘years away’

2019-01-22 05:26:56 FILE PHOTO - Sergio Ermotti, CEO of UBS gestures during a panel discussion at the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce in Zurich, Switzerland January 18, 2019. REUTERS/Arnd WIegmannZURICH (Reuters) - UBS (UBSG.S) Chief Executive Sergio Ermotti said on Tuesday any changes to the bank’s leadership remain years away and that the bank remains open to both hiring and promoting in its search for talent. “I am not immortal, therefore
Entertainment

Singer Chris Brown arrested in France on suspicion of rape – police source

2019-01-22 05:25:58 FILE PHOTO: 2017 BET Awards – Show – Los Angeles, California, U.S., 25/06/2017 - Chris Brown performs. REUTERS/Mario AnzuoniPARIS (Reuters) - U.S. singer Chris Brown was arrested in Paris on Monday morning with two other people on suspicion of rape, a French police source said on Tuesday. The arrests were first reported by Closer magazine, which said the three men had been detained after a 24-year-old woman alleged