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  • WASHINGTON— The Senate is moving ahead on a Republican budget plan, a critical step in President Donald Trump and the party's politically imperative drive to cut taxes and simplify the IRS code. Once the budget plan passes through the GOP- controlled Congress, the House and Senate can then advance a follow-up tax overhaul measure without fear of a filibuster by...

  • Oct 17- A U.S. judges ruling on Monday invalidating Allergan Plc's patents on its blockbuster $1.5 billion dry-eye medicine, Restasis, has cast doubt on the company's novel strategy to enlist a Native American tribe to help shield those patents from challenge by generic drugmakers, legal experts said. In a deal announced last month, Allergan transferred the...

  • The Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District said that given a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that limited where injury lawsuits could be filed, the case over Alabama resident Jacqueline Fox's death should not have been tried in St. Louis. The Missouri cases, which have largely been brought by out-of-state plaintiffs, have faced jurisdictional...

  • The Missouri Court of Appeals for the Eastern District said that given a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that limited where injury lawsuits could be filed, the case over Alabama resident Jacqueline Fox's death should not have been tried in St. Louis. The Missouri cases, which have largely been brought by out-of-state plaintiffs, have faced jurisdictional...

  • KANSAS CITY, Mo.— The Latest on Missouri appeals court ruling that vacated a $72 million award in an Alabama's woman's lawsuit that claimed talcum powder and other Johnson& Johnson products contributed to her cancer.:. A spokeswoman for Johnson& Johnson says the company is pleased with a Missouri appeals court ruling that threw out a $72 million award for an...

  • Bottles of Johnson & Johnson baby powder line a drugstore shelf in New York.

    Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday won the reversal of a $72 million verdict in favor of the family of a woman whose death from ovarian cancer they claimed stemmed from her use of the company's talc-based products like Johnson's Baby Powder.

  • The Missouri Court of Appeals for the Eastern District said that given a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that limited where injury lawsuits could be filed, the case over Alabama resident Jacqueline Fox's death should not have been tried in St. Louis.

  • KANSAS CITY, Mo.— A Missouri appeals court on Tuesday that vacated a $72 million award to an Alabama woman who claimed her use of Johnson& Johnson products that contained talcum contributed to her ovarian cancer has thrown the fate of awards in similar cases into doubt. The Missouri Eastern District Court's ruled that Missouri was not the proper jurisdiction to...

  • ST. LOUIS— Appeals court tosses $72 million verdict in lawsuit alleging Johnson& Johnson talcum powder contributed to cancer.

  • MISSOURI APPEALS COURT OVERTURNS $72 MILLION VERDICT AGAINST JOHNSON& JOHNSON IN TALC CASE: COURT PAPERS.

  • WASHINGTON— The Senate is moving ahead on a Republican budget plan, a critical step in President Donald Trump and the party's politically imperative drive to cut taxes and simplify the IRS code. Once the budget plan passes through the GOP- controlled Congress, the House and Senate can then advance a follow-up tax overhaul measure without fear of a filibuster by...

  • "Ask Brianna" is a column from NerdWallet for 20- somethings or anyone else starting out. I'm here to help you manage your money, find a job and pay off student loans— all the real-world stuff no one taught us how to do in college. Stanley Tate, a student loan attorney based in St. Louis, says his clients are often about to get married, buy a house, return to school or retire.

  • WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court is taking up an appeal by 11 states that argue American Express violated antitrust laws by barring merchants from asking customers to use other credit cards that charge lower fees. The case stems from a lawsuit filed by states and the Obama administration in 2010 against American Express, Mastercard and Visa.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 13- U.S. stock sectors that are particularly dependent on economic growth recently grabbed hold of the markets rally and are poised to keep the reins should further signs of global expansion emerge. If its just a mean-reversion trade, then its probably going to last another few weeks and then were back to the old winners, said Walter Todd, chief...

  • houses@ WASHINGTON, Oct 13- The administration of President Donald Trump has been quietly cutting support for halfway houses for federal prisoners, severing contracts with as many as 16 facilities in recent months, prompting concern that some inmates are being forced to stay behind bars longer than necessary. The Federal Bureau of Prisons spokesman Justin...

  • NEW DELHI, Oct 14- India's Nuziveedu Seeds Ltd said on Saturday it will not settle a long-standing intellectual property dispute with Monsanto Co over genetically modified cotton, despite some other Indian companies doing so in recent weeks. Reuters reported on Wednesday that three Indian seed makers- Ajeet Seeds, Kaveri Seed Co Ltd KVRI.NS and Ankur Seeds-...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 13- The administration of President Donald Trump has been quietly cutting support for halfway houses for federal prisoners, severing contracts with as many as 16 facilities in recent months, prompting concern that some inmates are being forced to stay behind bars longer than necessary. The Federal Bureau of Prisons spokesman Justin Long...

  • "EPA carefully reviewed the available information and developed tangible changes to be implemented during the 2018 growing season," the agency said in a media release. The EPA said the labels could be revised again in two years, when the current federal registration allowing dicamba to be sold in the United States is up for review. Monsanto said Friday that it had...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 13- U.S. stock sectors that are particularly dependent on economic growth recently grabbed hold of the markets rally and are poised to keep the reins should further signs of global expansion emerge. If its just a mean-reversion trade, then its probably going to last another few weeks and then were back to the old winners, said Walter Todd, chief...

  • Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer of Facebook

    Sandberg shuttled around the capital to talk with dozens of lawmakers and made numerous promises about how the company would change, the NYT reports.