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  • BOSTON, Sept 22- Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Inc will plead guilty to two misdemeanors and pay $40.1 million to resolve investigations into its marketing and sales of an expensive cholesterol drug, U.S. authorities said on Friday. The settlements will resolve long-running investigations into Aegerion, a subsidiary of Canada's Novelion Therapeutics Inc, by...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 22- Oil prices ended nearly 1 percent higher on Friday, close to their highest levels in months, as major producers meeting in Vienna said they may wait until January before deciding whether to extend output curbs beyond the first quarter. Other ministers said a decision on extending cuts could be taken in November when OPEC holds its next formal...

  • PARIS, Sept 22- French President Emmanuel Macron will announce his proposals for European Union reforms in a speech at the Paris-Sorbonne University on Tuesday, his office said on Friday. Macron has said he would make proposals on about 10 issues including strengthening the economic and monetary union, deepening European defence, reinforcing migration...

  • OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept 22- Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan said on Friday he remains "open-minded" on a December rate increase but remains concerned current weak inflation may be the result of hard-to-counter structural trends. The Fed indicated after its latest policy meeting this week it was still ready to raise rates in December even as Fed...

  • *North Korea rhetoric drives demand for safe-haven gold. Sept 22- U.S. stocks were down slightly in late afternoon trading on Friday as Apple weighed and investors eyed the progress of a healthcare bill in Washington on top of concerns about North Korea and the upcoming corporate earnings season. Since technology stocks have been responsible for much of the...

  • Duke Energy Corp. said Friday it will now post online the maps and emergency responder contact information. Two environmental advocacy groups had said Wednesday they planned a lawsuit to force disclosure of the information withheld for more than a dozen Duke Energy sites in Indiana, Kentucky and North Carolina. The groups said Duke Energy was the country's...

  • WILMINGTON, Del., Sept 22- Facebook Inc's trial over a shareholder lawsuit opposing the company's stock reclassification has been canceled, according to a clerk in Delaware's Court of Chancery. The reason for the cancellation was not known. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was scheduled to testify at the trial, which was to kick off on Tuesday.

  • HOUSTON, Sept 20- Lawyers expect a spate of force majeure contract lawsuits after Hurricane Harvey tore through Southeast Texas and parts of Louisiana last month, paralyzing a fifth of U.S. fuel output and pushing some oil production offline. Damage in Texas wrought by Harvey is estimated at around $180 billion, according to Texas Governor Greg Abbott, with some...

  • WASHINGTON/ LOS ANGELES, Sept 22- The U.S. International Trade Commission on Friday found that imports of cheap solar panels harmed domestic producers, setting the stage for President Donald Trump to consider imposing tariffs or other relief measures to protect the nation's small solar manufacturing sector. The unanimous decision by all four voting...

  • OTTAWA, Sept 22- Canada will impose targeted sanctions against forty Venezuelan senior officials, including President Nicolás Maduro, to punish them for "anti-democratic behavior", the foreign ministry said on Friday. "Canada will not stand by silently as the government of Venezuela robs its people of their fundamental democratic rights," Foreign Minister...

  • FRENCH PRESIDENT EMMANUEL MACRON TO LAY OUT EU REFORMS PROPOSALS ON TUESDAY- PRESIDENCY SOURCE.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 22- The acting secretary of Homeland Security has notified President Donald Trump of countries that do not meet new U.S. vetting standards and has recommended "tailored" and "tough" restrictions on their citizens' entry into the United States, U.S. officials said on Friday. Trump has not yet approved the restrictions, the officials said.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 22- The acting secretary of Homeland Security has notified President Donald Trump of countries that do not meet new U.S. vetting standards and has recommended "tailored" and "tough" restrictions on their citizens' entry into the United States, U.S. officials said on Friday. Trump has not yet approved the restrictions, the officials said.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 22- The acting secretary of Homeland Security has notified President Donald Trump of countries that do not meet new U.S. vetting standards and has recommended "tailored" and "tough" restrictions on their citizens' entry into the United States, U.S. officials said on Friday. Trump has not yet approved the restrictions, the officials said.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 22- The acting secretary of Homeland Security has notified President Donald Trump of countries that do not meet new U.S. vetting standards and has recommended "tailored" and "tough" restrictions on their citizens' entry into the United States, U.S. officials said on Friday. Trump has not yet approved the restrictions, the officials said.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 22- The acting secretary of Homeland Security has notified President Donald Trump of countries that do not meet new U.S. vetting standards and has recommended "tailored" and "tough" restrictions on their citizens' entry into the United States, U.S. officials said on Friday. Trump has not yet approved the restrictions, the officials said.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 22- The acting secretary of Homeland Security has notified President Donald Trump of countries that do not meet new U.S. vetting standards and has recommended "tailored" and "tough" restrictions on their citizens' entry into the United States, U.S. officials said on Friday. Trump has not yet approved the restrictions, the officials said.

  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has been planning to bring the bill to the Senate floor for a vote next week, setting up what would be another dramatic decision on a 2010 law that President Donald Trump and his fellow Republicans have vowed to dismantle. Republicans have only a slim Senate majority and cannot afford to lose many votes on the bill, their...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 22- The dollar weakened against the yen on Friday, with tensions simmering on the Korean peninsula and as the boost from heightened expectations of a U.S. interest rate hike in December faded. North Korea said on Friday it might test a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean after U.S. The post FOMC rally in the dollar certainly appears to be losing some...

  • Patent Trial and Appeal Board, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe asked that Mylan's case seeking to invalidate Allergan's patents on dry-eye medicine Restasis be thrown out on the grounds that the board has no jurisdiction over the tribe. In its court filing on Friday, the tribe said it is sovereign government that cannot face litigation in an administrative court...