Archive: 06/30/2010

Portugal blocks Telefonica bid for Vivo

(AP) -- The Portuguese government used its special voting rights Wednesday to block Telefonica's euro7.15 billion ($8.72 billion) bid to buy Portugal Telecom's stake in Brazil's leading cell phone company Vivo.

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New hope for victims of stroke

A drug used to treat rheumatoid arthritis also reduces the damage a stroke inflicts on the brain according to lab research and preliminary findings from a clinical trial of stroke patients. The results open the door for a ...

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China sets sail for the Arctic

A Chinese research vessel and ice-breaker is due to set sail this week for the Arctic, a region much coveted by Beijing for its wealth of scientific data and natural resources.

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