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Federal Judge Puts Last-Minute Block On Trump’s Rule Forcing Drug Companies To Include Prices In TV Ads |

A federal judge put a last-minute block on the Trump administration’s rule forcing drug companies to include prices in television ads Monday night. “To be sure, the costs imposed by the …  Rule amount to a rounding error for the pharmaceutical industry,” Judge Amit Mehta wrote in his ruling according to Stat News. “But that argument misses the point. It ...

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Child Sex Trafficking Charges Against Jeffrey Epstein Unsealed Ahead Of Court Appearance

Child sex trafficking charges against Jeffrey Epstein were unsealed ahead of his appearance in a New York City court on Monday. Authorities picked up Epstein Saturday when his private jet landed at Teterboro Airport in New Jersey. The well-connected billionaire has already spent time behind bars after pleading guilty in 2008 to procuring a minor for prostitution and felony solicitation ...

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Iran Announces Another Move That Could Mean It’s Closer To Nuclear Capabilities

Iranian officials announced Sunday that the country was hours away from overstepping another term of the 2015 nuclear deal limiting its uranium enrichment. Deputy foreign minister Abbas Araghchi said Iran would continue breaking parts of the multilateral deal in 60-day increments unless it received sanctions relief as spelled out in the deal, reported The New York Times. President Donald Trump ...

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Average Of One Aftershock Per Minute In Southern California Area Affected By Quakes

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) recorded an average of one aftershock per minute in Southern California after two powerful earthquakes hit Thursday and Friday. Thursday’s earthquake brought more than 1,400 aftershocks to the southern part of the state, scientists said according to CNN. Officials expected aftershocks reaching a magnitude of 6.0 due to Friday’s quake. A magnitude 6.4 earthquake ...

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A Woman Licked An Ice Cream Carton And Set Off A Social Media Firestorm. She Could Face 20 Years In Prison

A woman who was recorded opening an ice cream carton and licking its contents before putting it back in a store freezer could face up to 20 years in prison, authorities said. The video taken in a Walmart in Lufkin, Texas, went viral and generated reactions of disgust. “We’re appalled that someone would do this,” Lufkin Director of Public Safety ...

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Buttigieg Unrolls National Service Plan Costing An Estimated $20 Billion

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unrolled his national service plan that his campaign estimates would cost $20 billion over 10 years ahead of a town hall in Sioux City, Iowa, Wednesday. “Military service, Peace Corps service, and domestic service-year opportunities through efforts like AmeriCorps should be expanded until service becomes a universal expectation for every American youth,” Buttigieg’s campaign website ...

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Red States Request Delay In Big Obamacare Case

A coalition of red states led by Texas requested Monday that they receive 20 extra days to file a supplemental brief and a delay of opening arguments in a case they hope will overturn Obamacare in front of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. “As of today, it appears unlikely that any such response will be completed by the ...

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Iran Surpasses Nuclear Fuel Stockpile Limit: State Media

Iran surpassed a key nuclear fuel stockpile limit under the 2015 Iran nuclear deal that President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from in 2018, according to Iran state media reports Monday. Iran breached its agreement to keep its stockpile of low-enriched uranium to about 660 pounds but has not accumulated enough to create a nuclear weapon, reported The New York ...

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Trump: US-China Trade Talks Are ‘Back On Track’ After G20 Meeting

Donald Trump and Xi Jinping

The U.S. and China fulfilled expectations that the countries would agree to resume trade talks after President Donald Trump met with Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, Tuesday. “We discussed a lot of things, and we’re right back on track,” Trump told reporters according to The New York Times. Trump said the U.S. would not ...

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DOJ Expands Probe Of Boeing 737 MAX To 787 Dreamliner: Report

The Department of Justice reportedly expanded its probe of the Boeing 737 MAX to the aircraft manufacturer’s behemoth 787 Dreamliner model, according to The Seattle Times Friday. The subpoenas were issued to individual employees at Boeing 787 Dreamliner plant in South Carolina in early June, an unnamed source familiar with the investigation told The Seattle Times. Two other sources familiar ...

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Boeing’s 737 MAX Was Supposed To Return Soon, But FAA Found Another Glitch

The Boeing 737 MAX aircraft was supposed to return to the air sooner rather than later, but the Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday it is requesting an additional fix for the flaw that affected two planes involved in separate, deadly crashes within the last year. “Boeing agrees with the FAA’s decision and request, and is An working on the required ...

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Why Is This Lone GOP Rep Supporting A Democratic Drug Price Bill?

Arkansas Rep. Bruce Westerman is the lone Republican signed onto Democratic Illinois Rep. Jan Schakowsky’s prescription drug pricing bill. The PRICED Act was introduced last week with more than 15 Democratic cosponsors. “Our health care policy really does need to be bipartisan,” Westerman told the Daily Caller News Foundation in a phone interview Tuesday. Arkansas Rep. Bruce Westerman is the ...

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Report Shows Just How Big A Business A Nonprofit Hospital Can Be

A report published Monday detailed how the country’s 82 biggest nonprofit hospitals resemble big business despite getting breaks on income and property taxes and collecting tax-deductible donations. “Last year, patients spent roughly one out of every seven U.S. healthcare dollars within these healthcare networks. Many are household names: Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, Kaiser Foundation, Dignity Health, and Partners HealthCare,” government ...

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Trump On Rising Iran Tensions: ‘No More John Kerry And Obama!’

President Donald Trump said that Iran’s leaders only understand “Strength and Power” and warned “No more John Kerry [and] Obama!” Tuesday on Twitter. “Iran leadership doesn’t understand the words ‘nice’ or ‘compassion,’ they never have. Sadly, the thing they do understand is Strength and Power, and the USA is by far the most powerful Military Force in the world, with ...

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A Russian Warship Is In Havana’s Harbor

One of Russia’s newest warships docked in Havana Monday as U.S.-Russia relations are “deteriorating,” in the words of Russian President Vladimir Putin on June 13. The Admiral Gorshkov is a state-of-the-art Russian navy ship armed with cruise missiles and air defense systems, reported The Associated Press. It arrived in Cuba flanked by logistics vessel Elbrus, medium sea tanker Kama and ...

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