George RR Martin: 'I never discussed the rape scene with Game of Thrones … – Telegraph.co.uk

22 April 2014

Telegraph.co.uk George RR Martin: 'I never discussed the rape scene with Game of Thrones …Telegraph.co.ukWatching Game of Thrones has always been a different experience for those viewers who have read George RR Martin's novels, on which the HBO series is based. However, viewers were universally shocked this Bank Holiday weekend after watching the …Game of Thrones […]

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Lilly Announces Agreement to Acquire Novartis Animal Health – MarketWatch

22 April 2014

The Hindu Lilly Announces Agreement to Acquire Novartis Animal HealthMarketWatchINDIANAPOLIS, Apr 22, 2014 (PR Newswire Europe via COMTEX) — – $5.4 billion deal creates world's second-largest animal health company. – Combination will increase Elanco's product portfolio, expand its global commercial presence, and enhance …GSK shuns talk of mega-mergers as it unveils 'complex' Novartis dealTelegraph.co.ukNovartis, GSK, Lilly […]

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Pro baseball: Trout, Harper square off – South Bend Tribune

22 April 2014

ESPN Pro baseball: Trout, Harper square offSouth Bend TribuneWASHINGTON — Asked what about Bryce Harper impresses him, Mike Trout began with a stock-sounding answer. “He plays the game hard. He's max effort every time,” Trout said. Then a smile creased his face as he added, “besides the 'lack of hustle' the …Around baseball: Angels rally in […]

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Santos on Garcia Marquez: 'Probably the greatest Colombian we've had' – BBC News

22 April 2014

BBC News Santos on Garcia Marquez: 'Probably the greatest Colombian we've had'BBC NewsA formal ceremony has taken place Mexico City to remember Nobel prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who died on Thursday aged 87. The event was attended by Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and his Colombian counterpart Juan …Gabriel Garcia Marquez is mourned by thousands […]

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Raiders trade QB Terrelle Pryor to Seahawks for 7th-round pick – CBSSports.com

22 April 2014

CBSSports.com Raiders trade QB Terrelle Pryor to Seahawks for 7th-round pickCBSSports.comThe Raiders have traded quarterback Terrelle Pryor to the Seahawks in exchange for a 2014 seventh-round pick, the team announced. ProFootballTalk.com adds that the 49ers were also in the running for Pryor's services. Oakland reportedly would have …Closing the book on Oakland's Terrelle Pryor saga: The […]

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FOREX-Euro subdued near two-week lows, wary of ECB – Reuters

22 April 2014

Economic Times FOREX-Euro subdued near two-week lows, wary of ECBReuters… slideshows. * ECB's Draghi speech may weigh on euro. * Euro zone PMIs and German IFO a key focus. * Chinese yuan drops to 14-month low vs dollar (Recasts, adds quotes, details). By Anirban Nag. LONDON, April 22 (Reuters) – The euro hovered near …M&A talk […]

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Microsoft's Nokia buyout will close on 25 April – Inquirer

22 April 2014

Firstpost Microsoft's Nokia buyout will close on 25 AprilInquirerMICROSOFT WILL TAKE OVER Nokia's devices division on Friday 25 April, having received all regulatory approvals. Microsoft general counsel and EVP of legal and corporate affairs Brad Smith announced the date and added some information in a blog post …The death of Nokia and the rise of 'Microsoft […]

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Microsoft's Nokia buyout will close on 25 April – Inquirer

22 April 2014

IBNLive Microsoft's Nokia buyout will close on 25 AprilInquirerMICROSOFT WILL TAKE OVER Nokia's devices division on Friday 25 April, having received all regulatory approvals. Microsoft general counsel and EVP of legal and corporate affairs Brad Smith announced the date and added some information in a blog post …HTC could swoop for Nokia's MASSIVE Chennai plantRegisterMicrosoft fine-tunes […]

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Ackman, Valeant Team Up to Pursue Takeover of Botox Maker Allergan – Wall Street Journal

22 April 2014

Wall Street Journal Ackman, Valeant Team Up to Pursue Takeover of Botox Maker AllerganWall Street JournalThe deal, if successful, would create a behemoth in the global eye-care and skin-care drug industries. Each company has a stock-market capitalization of more than $40 billion. Laval, Quebec-based Valeant, which owns brands such as Bausch & Lomb, had …Stocks: Pharma, […]

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'Dancing With the Stars': Perfect score for 'something magical' – San Jose Mercury News

22 April 2014

E! Online 'Dancing With the Stars': Perfect score for 'something magical'San Jose Mercury NewsWeek 6 on "Dancing With the Stars" brought us another new guest judge, an elimination and yet another set of unusually high scores for halfway through the season. For Party Anthem Night, Redfoo of LMFAO served as guest judge and really put […]

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