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Silkwood Named SEC Co-Pitcher of the Week

Bulldog Beat - 0 sec ago
After a week that saw a no-hitter and a win over the No. 2 team in the country, sophomore Alexis Silkwood was named Southeastern Conference Co-Pitcher of the Week, the league office announced Monday.

Novartis digs deeper into cancer with up to $750 million Aduro deal

Business News - 31 min 13 sec ago
(Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Novartis is digging deeper into cancer immunotherapy, one of the hottest areas of drug research, through a tie-up with Aduro Biotech worth up to $750 million. The move comes as the privately owned California-based biotech group prepares for a $86 million initial public offering (IPO), details of which were announced earlier this month. Novartis will make an upfront payment of $200 million and Aduro could be eligible for a further $500 million if drug projects pan out. In addition, Novartis is making an initial equity investment in Aduro of $25 million, with a commitment for another $25 million at a future date, the two companies said on Monday.

Lawyer for man accused of child pornography says films of naked boys weren't sexual

National News - 32 min 48 sec ago
Brian Way's lawyer told an Ontario court his client was selling films that depict the nudist lifestyle by showing boys engaging in various activities while nude. Way was arrested in 2013 in a massive investigation that led to more than 300 arrests in Canada, the United States, Mexico and other countries.
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Tunisia's Bardo museum reopens after deadly attack targeted foreign tourists

National News - 33 min 17 sec ago

Tunisia's National Bardo Museum reopened to the public Monday again for the first time since extremist gunmen opened fire on foreign tourists earlier this month, killing 22 people in the country's worst attack on civilians in 13 years. Two gunmen were killed the day of the March 18 attack in Tunis, which was a blow to Tunisia's fledgling democracy and its tourism industry. "Welcome to Bardo" read a large sign at the museum entrance in Arabic, English and French at its reopening Monday. The country's largest museum, renowned for richly colorful Roman mosaics, houses 8,000 works and is a top destination for European cruise ship passengers and other tourists.

Categories: National News

A timeline of Air Canada flight 624, which crashed in Halifax on Sunday

National News - 37 min 13 sec ago
— Air Canada flight 624 is scheduled to leave Toronto for Halifax and arrive at about midnight AT, but passengers say it circles when it arrives because of bad weather. — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada says a power line is also severed and the airport loses its electricity.
Categories: National News