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Oil prices on shaky ground amid global financial market worries

Oil prices remained on shaky ground on Tuesday after sliding by 3 percent the previous day, pressured by weakness in global stock markets and doubts that planned supply cuts led by producer club OPEC will be enough to rein in oversupply.

China’s Huawei executive bail hearing adjourned to Tuesday

A Canadian provincial court on Monday adjourned without deciding the fate of a top executive of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd after she appeared in a Vancouver court in relation to an extradition case following her arrest at the request of the United States.

Chinese province pledges billions to drive tech, innovation

China’s coastal province of Zhejiang, home to e-commerce giant Alibaba , has pledged more than $17 billion to drive the tech industry and innovation in the coming five years, the state news agency Xinhua reported.

U.S. top court, Kavanaugh spurn Planned Parenthood defunding case

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected appeals by Louisiana and Kansas seeking to end their public funding to women’s healthcare and abortion provider Planned Parenthood through the Medicaid program, with President Donald Trump’s appointee Brett Kavanaugh among the justices who rebuffed the states.

Olympus unit pleads guilty to resolve U.S. duodenoscope probe

An Olympus Corp subsidiary pleaded guilty on Monday and agreed to pay $85 million to resolve charges that it failed to file reports with U.S. regulators regarding infections connected to its duodenoscopes while continuing to sell the medical devices used to view the gastrointestinal tract.

Canadian doctors urge women to weigh pros and cons of breast cancer screening

(Reuters Health) – – When it’s unclear whether the potential benefit of breast cancer screening outweighs the possible harms, doctors should encourage women to make an informed decision based on their personal preferences, Canadian doctors recommend.