Minnesota accuses insulin makers of deceptive drug pricing

Minnesota's attorney general on Tuesday filed a lawsuit accusing drug manufacturers Sanofi SA, Novo Nordisk and Eli Lilly and Co of deceptively raising prices for insulin.

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16.Oct.2018


Nevada brothel owner, dubbed Trump from Pahrump,' dies: sheriff

The brothel-owning, evangelical Christian-backed Republican Nevada state legislature candidate who nicknamed himself the "Trump from Pahrump," died on Tuesday, a local sheriff's office said.

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16.Oct.2018


Death toll rises as searches continue after Florida hurricane

Another 10 people in Florida have been confirmed dead in the wake of Hurricane Michael, bringing the number of storm-related deaths to at least 29 as rescue workers try to reach hundreds more people whose whereabouts are unknown.

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16.Oct.2018


Senior FBI official improperly accepted gifts from reporter: report

An unnamed senior official at the FBI improperly accepted tickets to professional sporting events and later misled investigators when confronted about it, the Justice Department's internal watchdog said Tuesday.

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16.Oct.2018


Record $667 million U.S. Mega Millions jackpot up for grabs

Six little numbered balls on Tuesday night could yield someone a fortune, as a record $667 million U.S. Mega Millions jackpot goes up for grabs.

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16.Oct.2018


Special Report: The Trump trap - Republicans duck president in key House races

Leonard Lance is a Republican congressman seeking re-election in a Republican district. But he has little to say about the Republican president.

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16.Oct.2018


Senate will not vote on new North America trade pact in 2018: McConnell

The U.S. Senate's top Republican said on Tuesday that senators will not vote to approve a revised North American trade pact in 2018, leaving the issue to the next Congress.

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16.Oct.2018


Ex-State Street exec gets prison in U.S. for defrauding clients

A former State Street Corp executive was sentenced on Tuesday to 18 months in prison after being convicted of taking part in a scheme to overcharge customers of the bank by applying secret commissions on billions of dollars' worth of trades.

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16.Oct.2018


Trump tells Mattis he is 100 percent behind him after 'Democrat' jab

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said President Donald Trump has reassured him of his full support after the Republican president described his Pentagon chief as "sort of a Democrat" who could leave the administration.

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16.Oct.2018


Over 200,000 customers without power after Hurricane Michael

More than 200,000 homes and businesses in the U.S. Southeast were still without power on Tuesday after Hurricane Michael swept up the East Coast from Florida to Virginia last week, according to local power companies.

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16.Oct.2018


Hurricane strands many in Florida Panhandle's poor, rural backcountry

Bernard Sutton, a 64-year-old cancer patient, and two buddies have been living out of a camping tent and broken-down minivan since his double-wide trailer home in rural Fountain, Florida, was torn apart by Hurricane Michael last week.

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16.Oct.2018


U.S. government, but not Trump, can be sued over climate: judge

A group of young Americans suing the federal government over lack of action to fight climate change can proceed with their lawsuit, but U.S. President Donald Trump cannot be named as a defendant, a federal judge ruled on Monday.

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16.Oct.2018


Harvard accused of bias against Asian-Americans at trial

Harvard University discriminates against Asian-American applicants in order to limit how many it admits, a lawyer for a group suing the school said on Monday at the start of a trial that could have wider implications for the role of race in U.S. college admissions.

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16.Oct.2018


Judge dismisses Stormy Daniels defamation lawsuit against Trump

A U.S. judge on Monday dismissed adult film actress Stormy Daniels's defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump and ordered her to pay his attorney's fees, saying a tweet the president had written referring to her was protected by free-speech laws.

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16.Oct.2018


Idaho wildlife official resigns over uproar about killing baboon family

An Idaho wildlife official was forced to resign on Monday after photographs of him posing with a family of baboons and other wild creatures he killed in September during a hunting trip in Africa went viral online, igniting a firestorm of criticism.

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15.Oct.2018


Trump surveys Michael's wrath, rescuers search for bodies

U.S. President Donald Trump got a first-hand look on Monday at the “total devastation" that Hurricane Michael brought to Florida, as rescuers searched for scores of missing people and hundreds of thousands of residents remained without power.

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15.Oct.2018


U.S. consumers need more control over social media data: lawmaker

U.S. consumers should be able to easily move data like photographs and contacts from one social media application to another, potentially opening up a path for new tech entrants to compete with companies like Facebook, a lawmaker set to take a lead on antitrust issues said.

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15.Oct.2018


Senator Warren, mocked by Trump as 'Pocahontas,' says DNA test backs her ancestry

Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren, ridiculed by U.S. President Donald Trump as "Pocahontas" for claiming Native American heritage, hit back on Monday with DNA evidence she said supported her assertion, a possible preview of a bare-knuckles presidential campaign in 2020.

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15.Oct.2018


Real estate scion Robert Durst made his wife fear him: witness

Robert Durst, a real estate scion charged with murder who was profiled in the HBO television documentary "The Jinx," struck fear in his wife in the early 1980s before she disappeared, a witness testified in court on Monday in Los Angeles.

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15.Oct.2018


Money flies across tarmac as business jet show kicks off

On the eve of the world's largest business jet show, deals began in earnest as planemakers polished plans for supersonic jets and unveiled new luxury aircraft featuring high-speed WiFi and hot showers at 40,000 feet.

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15.Oct.2018