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White House Government Agencies

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- The U.S. Department of Justice threatened on Friday to cut some funding to California as well as eight cities and counties across the United States, escalating a Trump administration crackdown on so-called sanctuary cities that do not cooperate with federal immigration authorities. Those threatened were: the state of California; New...

  • The outside of the Food and Drug Administration headquarters is seen in White Oak, Md., on Monday, November 9, 2015.

    South Korea's Samsung Bioepis wins U.S. FDA nod for biosimilar of J&J's Remicade.

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- The U.S. Department of Justice threatened on Friday to cut off funding to California as well as eight cities and counties across the United States, escalating a Trump administration crackdown on so-called sanctuary cities that do not cooperate with federal immigration authorities. Those threatened include: the state of California; New...

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- The U.S. Department of Justice threatened on Friday to cut off funding to California as well as eight cities and counties across the United States, escalating a Trump administration crackdown on so-called "sanctuary cities" that do not cooperate with federal immigration authorities. Those threatened include: the state of California; New...

  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Renflexis, developed by Samsung Bioepis Co. of South Korea. Its U.S. partner, Merck& Co. of Kenilworth, New Jersey, will market Renflexis. The first biosimilar for Remicade, Inflectra from New York- based Pfizer Inc., went on sale in November at a 15 percent discount.

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- The U.S. Department of Justice threatened on Friday to cut off funding to California as well as eight cities and counties across the United States, escalating a Trump administration crackdown on so-called "sanctuary cities" that do not cooperate with federal immigration authorities. Those threatened include: the state of California; New...

  • The Food and Drug Administration said Friday that it approved Renflexis, developed by Samsung Bioepis Co. of South Korea. It will be marketed by its U.S. partner, Merck& Co. of Kenilworth, New Jersey. Without insurance, Remicade generally costs more than $30,000 annually for adults; dosage varies with the patient's weight.

  • Pyotr Levashov, who was arrested in Barcelona, Spain, this month, is accused of running a computer network that sent hundreds of millions of spam emails worldwide each year. The Justice Department announced on April 10 that it had taken action to dismantle the Kelihos botnet and that Levashov had been arrested. The FBI in Connecticut is leading the investigation...

  • WASHINGTON— The Latest on global finance meetings:. The minister, Wolfgang Schaeuble, spoke with reporters after a meeting Friday of the finance ministers and central bankers of the Group of 20, which represents the world's major economic powers. The No. 2 official at the Federal Reserve says he agrees with the assessment of the International Monetary Fund that...

  • US prosecutors are weighing charges against Wikileaks, according to two media reports

    U.S. prosecutors are preparing or weighing charges against anti-secrecy group Wikileaks and its founder for revealing sensitive government secrets, according to the two media reports.

  • Protecting government data from getting whacked

    CNBC's Steve Liesman talks to Erica Groshen, former BLS commissioner, about the imperative to protect the integrity of government data. And Austan Goolsbee, former CEA chairman, weighs in.

  • The G-20 discussions were being held in conjunction with the spring meetings of the 189- nation International Monetary Fund and its sister lending organization, the World Bank, which are scheduled to conclude Saturday. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen were representing the United States at the discussions.

  • April 20- A U.S. regulatory agency told Texas and Arizona that more than a thousand vials of drugs they ordered for executions in their states from India in 2015, and seized by U.S. The Food and Drug Administration notified the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the Arizona Department of Corrections that their confiscated shipments of sodium thiopental...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, April 20- The U.S. Deutsche still faces a probe by New Yorks Department of Financial Services into whether its automated trading platform was programmed to manipulate foreign exchange rates, a person familiar with the matter said on Thursday. The New York regulator has been investigating whether the bank used algorithms on trading...

  • WASHINGTON, April 20- The U.S. Federal Reserve on Thursday fined Deutsche Bank AG $156.6 million for violating foreign exchange rules and running afoul of the Volcker Rule. The German bank failed to detect and halt its traders from using chat rooms to communicate with competitors, the Fed said in a statement.

  • WASHINGTON, April 20- The U.S. Federal Reserve on Thursday fined Deutsche Bank AG $156.6 million for violating foreign exchange rules and running afoul of the Volcker Rule. The German bank failed to detect and halt its traders from using chat rooms to communicate with competitors, the Fed said in a news release.

  • WASHINGTON, April 20- U.S. officials are reviewing Venezuela's seizure of General Motors Co's assets in the country, U.S. State Department spokesman Mark Toner said on Thursday. "We are reviewing the details of the case," Toner said in a statement, saying the United States hoped to resolve the case "rapidly and transparently." GM said on Wednesday that Venezuelan...

  • Stocks ended the trading session higher on Thursday

    Positive company earnings and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's comments during a policy summit helped bring stocks higher on Thursday.

  • WASHINGTON, April 20- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted on Thursday to effectively deregulate the $45 billion business data services market in a win for companies like AT&T Inc, CenturyLink Inc and Verizon Communications Inc that will likely lead to price hikes for many small businesses. The 2-1 vote is a blow to companies such as Sprint Corp and...

  • The FDA also said breastfeeding women shouldn't take them because of possible harm to the baby. The FDA urged parents to carefully read labels of nonprescription cough medicines to avoid codeine and to consult a doctor or pharmacist if needed. On Thursday, FDA said that some children are at higher risk of harm from the medicines because they break down codeine...