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  • NEW YORK, Sept 22- Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said on Friday that investors were growing optimistic about a favorable outcome to talks to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement, even as he suggested that Mexico could bounce back if the negotiations collapse.

  • ST REGIS MOHAWK TRIBE MOVES TO DISMISS MYLAN CHALLENGE TO ALLERGAN PATENTS- FILING.

  • ALLERGAN ON SEPT 8 ANNOUNCED TRANSFER OF DRUG PATENTS TO TRIBE TO SHIELD THEM FROM GENERIC CHALLENGE.

  • TRIBE SAYS ITS SOVEREIGN STATUS IMMUNIZES RESTASIS PATENTS FROM U.S.

  • BRASILIA, Sept 22- The Brazilian government freed up 12.8 billion reais in spending this year to avoid a potential shutdown, the Planning Ministry said on Friday, taking advantage of a looser budget target announced last month. The decision reduced the official spending freeze from an original 45 billion reais to 32.1 billion reais and was in line with the...

  • *North Korea rhetoric boosts safe haven assets. Treasury and gold prices rose while the Japanese yen strengthened on Friday as a fresh exchange of barbs between North Korea and the United States fueled geopolitical jitters. "Big noise out of North Korea will keep today's trading defensive," said Peter Cardillo, chief market economist at First Standard...

  • BOSTON, Sept 22- Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Inc will plead guilty to two misdemeanors and pay $40 million to resolve investigations into its marketing and sales of a cholesterol drug, U.S. prosecutors and regulators announced on Friday. The settlements will resolve long-running investigations into Aegerion, a subsidiary of Canada's Novelion Therapeutics...

  • Senator John McCain said on Friday that he would vote against a new Republican bill to dismantle Obamacare if it is brought onto the Senate floor next week, in a new setback for the proposal. "I cannot in good conscience vote for the Graham-Cassidy proposal," McCain said in a statement about the bill sponsored by Senators Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy.

  • Senator John McCain said on Friday that he would vote against a new Republican bill to dismantle Obamacare if it is brought onto the Senate floor next week, in a new setback for the proposal. "I cannot in good conscience vote for the Graham-Cassidy proposal," McCain said in a statement about the bill sponsored by Senators Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy.

  • Senator John McCain said on Friday that he would vote against a new Republican bill to dismantle Obamacare if it is brought onto the Senate floor next week, in a new setback for the proposal. "I cannot in good conscience vote for the Graham-Cassidy proposal," McCain said in a statement about the bill sponsored by Senators Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy.

  • Senator John McCain said on Friday that he would vote against a new Republican bill to dismantle Obamacare if it is brought onto the Senate floor next week, in a new setback for the proposal. "I cannot in good conscience vote for the Graham-Cassidy proposal," McCain said in a statement about the bill sponsored by Senators Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy.

  • Senator John McCain said on Friday that he would vote against a new Republican bill to dismantle Obamacare if it is brought onto the Senate floor next week, in a new setback for the proposal. "I cannot in good conscience vote for the Graham-Cassidy proposal," McCain said in a statement about the bill sponsored by Senators Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy.

  • Senator John McCain said on Friday that he would vote against a new Republican bill to dismantle Obamacare if it is brought onto the Senate floor next week, in a new setback for the proposal. "I cannot in good conscience vote for the Graham-Cassidy proposal," McCain said in a statement about the bill sponsored by Senators Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy.

  • ATLANTA— Delta Air Lines is suing over a website that it says tricks people into thinking they're dealing with the airline when arranging for their pets to fly on jets. The site is not affiliated with the airline and has no right to use its trademarks, Delta says in the lawsuit filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Georgia. A message from The Associated Press to the...

  • PARIS/ MUNICH, Sept 22- French train maker Alstom and German engineering group Siemens said on Friday they were in talks about a tie-up of their rail activities as European companies struggle to cope with competition from China. A deal between Siemens and Alstom would mark the first industrial Franco-German alliance under President Emmanuel Macron as he...

  • UNITED NATIONS, Sept 22- Russia's foreign minister said on Friday the leaders of North Korea and the United States should tone down their bellicose rhetoric and warned that a collapse of a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers would only embolden Pyongyang. "We have to calm down the hot heads," Lavrov said, adding that he was convinced a Russian-Chinese...

  • MILAN, Sept 22- British designer Paul Surridge debuted in Milan with his first collection for Italian fashion house Roberto Cavalli, showing tight-fitting designs and animal prints that he said were an attempt to find a new type of sensuality. The alumni of London's Central Saint Martins college became Cavalli's creative director in May, following the...

  • PARIS, Sept 22- French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday a decision by Finnish telecom equipment maker Nokia to cut about 600 jobs in France did not comply with commitments the firm made when it bought rival Alcatel-Lucent in 2016.. Macron, then economy minister, gave his blessing for the takeover of Alcatel by Nokia in 2016 in exchange for the Finnish...

  • Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico midweek and tore across the island of 3.4 million people, destroying buildings and downing nearly all power and communications. Struggling under $72 billion in debt, Puerto Rico filed the biggest government bankruptcy in U.S. history earlier this year. Complicating recovery efforts, Puerto Rico is under the oversight of a...

  • DETROIT— A judge has rejected a lawsuit against a pizza franchise, alleging it sold pork as "halal pepperoni" at one of its locations in a Detroit suburb. The Detroit Free Press reports that on Thursday the Wayne County judge dismissed the lawsuit filed by Dearborn resident Mohamad Bazzi against Little Caesars Pizza. Bazzi filed the complaint in May, saying he...