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Potential merger of Allergan and Pfizer sparks tax debate

Potential merger of Allergan and Pfizer sparks tax debate

Pfizer's current tax rate is about 25 percent and Allergan's around 15 percent, he noted. That was a big rationale for going after London-based AstraZeneca, and the same reasoning is no doubt behind its talks with Allergan (headquartered in Dublin ).


Manchester City player takes selfie with Xi Jinping and a few other guy

Manchester City player takes selfie with Xi Jinping and a few other guy

The global community is keenly watching how China responds to the fight against Islamic State following Russian military intervention in the conflict-riven country. The Prime Minister said the president's appearance in Manchester highlighted China's commitment to the northern project and will 'see real investment going into the north.' But how much money is China really putting into the Northern economy? Chinese President Xi Jinping addresses dignitaries during a visit to the airport city in ...


'Fallout 4' pre-loading confirmed for PS4 & Xbox One, no demo planned

'Fallout 4' pre-loading confirmed for PS4 & Xbox One, no demo planned

It won't be long before gamers have mined all there is to know about Fallout 4, and by then the Internet will become a landmine field filled with copious amounts of info. A leaked image of the Fallout 4 title screen has leaked onto Reddit, and it should be pretty familiar: a minimal green-screen interface over a suit of Power Armor in a dusty garage.


Russian bombing hits Syrian hospital

Russian bombing hits Syrian hospital

However, Russia is concerned its activities against Islamic extremists could brew unrest in the Muslim regions in the Caucasus (especially in Chechnya and the swaths of Central Asia that are under heavy Russian influence). The first meeting between Putin and Sarkozy took place in June 2007 on the sidelines of a G8 summit in Germany. "We don't want Russia's help and they are not welcome", he declared.


'Supergirl' Star Says New Show is Feminist

'Supergirl' Star Says New Show is Feminist

Overall, the Supergirl pilot was great from start to finish as it carries a lot of heart and inspiration that we can always use more of on our screens. We also get a peek at the face off between Kara and her evil aunt Alura, who seems to be pulling most of the evil strings this season. She reminded me a little too much of Miranda Priestly, the character Meryl Streep played in the film "The Devil Wears Prada"; but the second viewing of her character in action wasn't quite as jarring.


Stocks dip, bond yields rise as Fed zest fades

Stocks dip, bond yields rise as Fed zest fades

Some Fed officials have signalled a desire to raise rates before year-end. In another hawkish tilt, the Fed also took out a warning about slowing global growth, going against earlier speculation that China's cooling economy could delay a rate hike in the United States.