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  • BOSTON, Dec 21- North Carolina sued Insys Therapeutics Inc on Thursday, accusing the pharmaceutical company of illegally pushing a powerful fentanyl-based cancer pain medicine called Subsys to boost profits amid the U.S. opioid epidemic. The lawsuit announced by North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein comes amid a federal investigation that has led to...

  • BOSTON, Dec 21- North Carolina sued Insys Therapeutics Inc on Thursday, accusing the pharmaceutical company of illegally pushing a powerful fentanyl-based cancer pain medicine called Subsys to boost profits amid the U.S. opioid epidemic. The lawsuit announced by North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein comes amid a federal investigation that has led to...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 19- The Republican-controlled U.S. Congress will begin voting on Tuesday on the biggest overhaul of the U.S. tax system in more than 30 years, with little standing in the way of the party's first major legislative triumph under President Donald Trump. The House of Representatives, which introduced initial tax legislation barely six weeks ago on...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 19- The Republican-controlled U.S. Congress will begin voting on Tuesday on the biggest overhaul of the U.S. tax system in more than 30 years, with little standing in the way of the party's first major legislative triumph under President Donald Trump. The House of Representatives, which introduced initial tax legislation barely six weeks ago on...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 19- The Republican-controlled U.S. Congress will begin voting on Tuesday on the biggest overhaul of the U.S. tax system in more than 30 years, with little standing in the way of the party's first major legislative triumph under President Donald Trump. The Senate could follow on Tuesday night or Wednesday morning, after completing 10 hours of...

  • As the Republicans' self-imposed Friday voting deadline loomed, Senators Susan Collins and Mike Lee each said they had decided to back the legislation hammered out last week among Republicans from the Senate and House of Representatives. "The first major overhaul of our tax code since 1986, this legislation will provide tax relief to working families,...

  • Dec 18- The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it will bar drone flights over seven major U.S. nuclear sites, including Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico. The new restrictions begin Dec. 29 and include the Hanford Site in Washington State, Idaho National Laboratory, Savannah River National Laboratory in South Carolina, Pantex Site in Texas...

  • The health insurer also forecast interest expenses of $69 million- $72 million, compared with its full-year 2017 forecast of $68 million- $70 million. Revenue is expected to increase to $18.65 billion, primarily due to organic growth in WellCare Health's Medicaid and Medicare health plans units and acquisition of Universal American Corp. Analysts' were...

  • Republicans said on Sunday they expected Congress to pass a tax code overhaul this week, with a Senate vote as early as Tuesday and President Donald Trump aiming to sign the bill by week's end. John Cornyn, the No. 2 U.S. Senate Republican, said in an interview on ABC's "This Week" that he was "confident" the Senate would pass the legislation, "probably on Tuesday."

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 17- Republican U.S. Senator John McCain is expected to miss an upcoming vote on a tax code overhaul, after his office said he had returned to his home in Arizona following medical treatment. The Senate is expected to vote as early as Tuesday on tax legislation.

  • SENATOR JOHN MCCAIN HAS GONE BACK TO ARIZONA, LOOKS FORWARD TO RETURNING TO WASHINGTON IN JANUARY- MCCAIN'S OFFICE.

  • Republicans said on Sunday they expected Congress to pass a tax code overhaul this week, with a Senate vote as early as Tuesday and President Donald Trump aiming to sign the bill by week's end. John Cornyn, the No. 2 U.S. Senate Republican, said in an interview on ABC's "This Week" that he was "confident" the Senate would pass the legislation, "probably on Tuesday."

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 13- Congressional Republicans reached a deal on final tax legislation on Wednesday, clearing the way for final votes next week on a package that would slash the U.S. corporate tax rate to 21 percent and cut taxes for wealthy Americans. Under an agreement between the House of Representatives and the Senate, the corporate tax would be 1 percentage...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 13- Congressional Republicans reached a deal on final tax legislation on Wednesday, clearing the way for final votes next week on a package that would slash the U.S. corporate tax rate to 21 percent and cut taxes for wealthy Americans. Under an agreement between the House of Representatives and the Senate, the corporate tax would be one percentage...

  • LOS ANGELES Dec 12- Communities across the United States are looking to replace their dirty diesel buses, ushering in what some analysts predict will be a boom in electric fleets. A typical 40- foot electric bus costs around $750,000, compared with about $435,000 for a diesel bus. Bus ridership is falling nationwide, according to the American Public...

  • LOS ANGELES Dec 12- Communities across the United States are looking to replace their dirty diesel buses, ushering in what some analysts predict will be a boom in electric fleets. A typical 40- foot electric bus costs around $750,000, compared with about $435,000 for a diesel bus. Remember 20 years ago someone paid $20,000 for a plasma TV and then 10 years later it...

  • LOS ANGELES Dec 12- Communities across the United States are looking to replace their dirty diesel buses, ushering in what some analysts predict will be a boom in electric fleets. A typical 40- foot electric bus costs around $750,000, compared with about $435,000 for a diesel bus. Remember 20 years ago someone paid $20,000 for a plasma TV and then 10 years later it...

  • LAUNCESTON, Australia, Dec 7- A proposed three-way deal between the Indonesian government, Rio Tinto and Freeport-McMoRan to clean up the ownership of the giant Grasberg copper-gold mine looks like one of those rare situations where everybody wins. In August Freeport agreed to sell 51 percent of its Indonesian unit to the government in order to meet the...

  • LAUNCESTON, Australia, Dec 7- A proposed three-way deal between the Indonesian government, Rio Tinto and Freeport-McMoRan to clean up the ownership of the giant Grasberg copper-gold mine looks like one of those rare situations where everybody wins. In August Freeport agreed to sell 51 percent of its Indonesian unit to the government in order to meet the...

  • JAKARTA, Dec 5- Indonesia said on Tuesday it plans to acquire Rio Tinto's stake in the Grasberg copper mine operated by Freeport-McMoRan Inc, potentially solving a drawn-out problem for all three parties. To meet new Indonesian ownership rules, Phoenix, Arizona- based Freeport agreed in August to divest 51 percent of its Indonesia unit to the government.