WASHINGTON, Sept 2 - A group of Republican lawmakers on Tuesday accused U.S. regulators of "disparate treatment" of nonbank financial firms that are currently being considered for tougher oversight.
Sept 2 - Drugmaker Tetraphase Pharmaceutical Inc said its experimental drug to treat complicated urinary tract infections (UTI) compared favorably to standard treatment in the first portion of a two-part late-stage trial.
(Adds Obama briefed on outbreak, U.S. Centers for Disease Control comments)
CHICAGO, Sept 2 - The world's worst Ebola outbreak is threatening the stability of affected and neighboring countries in West Africa, and requires a "massive" effort to bring it under control, the head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday.
Sept 2 - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said on Tuesday a federal contract worth up to $42.3 million would help accelerate testing of an experimental Ebola virus treatment that is being developed by privately held Mapp Biopharmaceutical Inc.
MUMBAI - The BSE Sensex on Tuesday surged past the psychologically key level of 27,000 to a third consecutive record high as blue-chips such as HDFC Bank gained after recent data raised hopes about the economy.