The Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON: CIA director Gina Haspel has agreed to brief Senate leaders on what the agency knows about the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday. The briefing will take place on Tuesday, the Journal said, after the Central Intelligence Agency failed to take part when Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis spoke to senators on the issue last week. Further details of the briefing were not available, and the CIA would not confirm or deny whether it…
SAN FRANCISCO: Amazon is poised to challenge Netflix on the global stage with a massive expansion of its on-demand video streaming service, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. Amazon Prime Video service is currently available in Austria, Britain, Germany, Japan and the United States, with a promise of availability soon in India. Prime will likely expand to some 200 countries and territories, according to the Journal report. This would put the Seattle-based online retail titan's on-demand video service on a…
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES: US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer is nearing a deal to buy US biotech firm Medivation, which specialises in cancer treatments, for nearly $14 billion, US media reported.