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  • NEW YORK, Sept 20- Mylan NV faced new scrutiny over price hikes for its anti-allergy EpiPen on Tuesday, with U.S. lawmakers calling for a probe of oversight of the company's rebates to government healthcare plans, while West Virginia said it was investigating whether Mylan defrauded its Medicaid department. Ahead of the hearing, Republicans on the Senate...

  • WASHINGTON— The head of pharmaceutical company Mylan is defending the cost for life-saving EpiPens and is signaling the company has no plans to lower prices despite a public outcry. "Price and access exist in a balance, and we believe we have struck that balance," Heather Bresch says in prepared testimony released by the House Oversight and Government Reform...

  • Sept 20- Wells Fargo& Co customers aiming to sue the bank over bogus accounts opened in their names may be in for an unpleasant surprise: the fine print requires them to take their claims to an arbitrator instead of a court. U.S. senators highlighted the issue on Tuesday as they grilled Wells Fargo Chief Executive Officer John Stumpf during a hearing.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 20- Mylan NV faced new scrutiny over price hikes for its anti-allergy EpiPen on Tuesday, with U.S. lawmakers calling for a probe of oversight of the company's rebates to government healthcare plans, while West Virginia said it was investigating whether Mylan defrauded its Medicaid department. Ahead of the hearing, Republicans on the Senate...

  • LAS VEGAS— Officials from 21 states sued the U.S. Department of Labor Tuesday over a new rule that would make about 4 million higher-earning workers eligible for overtime pay, slamming the measure as inappropriate federal overreach by the Obama Administration. Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt, a Republican, filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in...

  • WASHINGTON— Top officials for Monsanto and Bayer defended their proposed $66 billion merger before skeptical senators on Tuesday, insisting that the deal would lead to greater investments in technology that could help American farmers. Monsanto, the American seed and weed-killer, and Bayer, the German medicine and farm-chemical maker, responded to...

  • For more than a decade, members of a little-known group called the Pain Care Forum have blanketed Washington with messages touting prescription painkillers' vital role in the lives of millions of Americans, creating an echo chamber that has quietly derailed efforts to curb U.S. consumption of the drugs, which accounts for two-thirds of the world's usage.

  • The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court in Utah, and seeks class-action status on behalf of hundreds of thousands of customers nationwide. Wells Fargo, the country's third-largest bank by assets, has said it has fired 5,300 people over the matter and would eliminate sales goals in its retail banking on Jan. 1, 2017. Wells Fargo Bank NA et al, U.S. District...

  • The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Utah, seeks class action status.

  • LAWSUIT AGAINST WELLS FARGO FOR ALLEGED FRAUD, NEGLIGENCE, INVASION OF PRIVACY, FILED IN FEDERAL COURT IN UTAH.

  • WASHINGTON— Donald Trump's signature, an unmistakable if nearly illegible series of bold vertical flourishes, was scrawled on the improper $25,000 check sent from his personal foundation to a political committee supporting Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi. Trump lawyer Alan Garten offered new details about the transaction to The Associated Press on...

  • WASHINGTON D.C./ NEW YORK, Sept 14- As the global agricultural sector races to consolidate, Bayer AG's $66 billion all-cash deal to acquire Monsanto Co will test growing political and consumer unease in the United States and abroad over the future of food production. Monsanto and Bayer "have chosen to do a deal in the year of merging dangerously," said David Balto, a...

  • Solar farm and wind turbines near Palm Springs, CA.

    Solar installations rose 43 percent in the quarter, as sharp gains in large projects for utilities offset slowing growth in residential systems.

  • Provo, Utah and Omaha, Nebraska win at this

    Provo, Utah and Omaha, Nebraska were tied for having the lowest unemployment rates in America in 2015. Here's why.

  • *Wall Street has bought up and rented out thousands of homes. NEW YORK/ LOS ANGELES, Aug 10- Seeking a yard for her two dogs and proximity to her new government job, Alison Owen set out to buy a home this spring in the hot market of Austin, Texas. Owen had to offer $215,000 for a property listed at $198,000 to fend off at least nine other bidders for the 1,200- square-foot...

  • Denver-based Extraction Oil& Gas LLC, an oil explorer and driller in Colorado's Denver- Julesburg basin backed by private equity firm Yorktown Partners LLC, has filed a confidential registration with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission indicating it is planning on going public, people familiar with the matter said. Backed by private equity firms...

  • Denver-based Extraction Oil& Gas LLC, an oil explorer and driller in Colorado's Denver- Julesburg basin backed by private equity firm Yorktown Partners LLC, has filed a confidential registration with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission indicating it is planning on going public, people familiar with the matter said. Backed by private equity firms...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 2- U.S. federal agencies should disclose whether their actions and decisions will have an impact on climate change, the White House announced on Tuesday. The update takes NEPA a step further by requiring agencies such as the Interior Department to the Army Corps of Engineers to quantify greenhouse gas emissions in NEPA project reviews and to...

  • WASHINGTON, July 28- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Thursday it had frozen the assets of the operator of a Utah- based Ponzi scheme that raised more than $207 million from investors worldwide, mainly in the United States, India and Russia. In a complaint filed in federal court in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, the SEC alleged that Traffic Monsoon LLC...

  • July 21- Elon Musk's latest "master plan" for Tesla Motors Inc to develop an electric commercial truck, a public bus, a pickup and systems to enable fully autonomous driving could cost $2 billion to $3 billion or more, experts and analysts said Thursday. However, analysts said it is likely Tesla will have to go back to investors for more capital to fund the plan, despite...