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Childhood obesity climbing with media use, European doctors warn

(Reuters Health) - Children’s waistlines have been expanding in lock step with the amount of time they spend with televisions, computers, smartphones and tablets, European doctors say. In the past 25 years, obesity...

Pfizer’s Xeljanz gets FDA nod as joint disease treatment

(Reuters) - U.S. drugmaker Pfizer Inc said on Thursday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved two doses of its drug Xeljanz for treatment of a joint disease. Xeljanz was approved as a...

Republican Representative Farenthold will not seek re-election

AUSTIN, Texas/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Republican Representative Blake Farenthold said he would not seek re-election in November, denying allegations of sexual harassment by former staffers but admitting he allowed an unprofessional culture to flourish...

Factbox: Trump on Twitter (December 14)

The following statements were posted to the verified Twitter accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump, @realDonaldTrump and @POTUS. The opinions expressed are his own. Reuters has not edited the statements or confirmed their accuracy. ...

Republican governors meet with Pence over NAFTA concerns

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican governors from four U.S. states on Thursday met with Vice President Mike Pence to voice deep concerns over proposed changes to NAFTA that could affect jobs and manufacturing in their...

House committee questions head of Trump campaign data firm: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Members of the U.S. House Intelligence Committee on Thursday interviewed the head of a data analysis firm to determine whether Donald Trump’s election campaign team sought his help to find thousands...

Net neutrality repeal gives Democrats fresh way to reach millennials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission vote on Thursday to roll back net neutrality rules could galvanize young voters, a move Democrats hope will send millennials to the polls in greater numbers...

Procter & Gamble to ‘evaluate’ USA Gymnastics sponsorship

(Reuters) - Procter Gamble will “evaluate” next year whether to negotiate another sponsorship deal with USA Gymnastics (USAG), a company spokesperson said on Thursday. Responding to a report it had dropped its sponsorship...

Hewitt comes out of retirement to play doubles at Australian Open

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Former world number one Lleyton Hewitt is to come out of retirement temporarily and play doubles with compatriot Sam Groth at next month’s Australian Open, local media reported on Friday. Hewitt,...

Court reverses Dell buyout ruling that alarmed dealmakers

WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) - Delaware’s Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that a lower court erred in finding that the 2013 buyout of computer maker Dell Inc was vastly underpriced, in an opinion that will...