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California's new law forces pharma to explain drug price rises

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Amid the furor some drugmakers, including Allergan Plc and AbbVie Inc, have voluntarily pledged one annual price increase of under 10 percent on branded prescription medicines. "No longer will pharmaceutical companies get to spike our prescription prices by double digits without advance notice or explanation". "Labor unions led the fight for SB 17 because skyrocketing prescription drug prices hurt working people, patients, the chronically ill and cost taxpayers billions of dollars". Read More »

Parties endorse coalition deal, paving way for new Dutch cabinet

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Four Dutch political parties finally made a deal to form a coalition government on Monday, 209 days after the election. Rutte's party, known as the VVD in Dutch, has 33 lawmakers following the March 15 elections, making it the largest in the 150-seat lower house of parliament, while the CDA and D66 each have 19 and the Christian Union five - giving the four parties 76 of the 150 seats in the lower house, the smallest possible majority. Read More »

Las Vegas shooter's final 6 minutes before rampage REVEALED

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Paddock was found to have visited Las Vegas about 200 times but did not interact much with other people while in town, according to Sheriff Lombardo. "There was so many", he said. Paddock had shot himself and died before police stormed the room. A CHILLING note found in Las Vegas mass murderer Stephen Paddock's hotel room "contained calculations to maximise kills and accuracy". Read More »

Duchess Of Cambridge Makes First Public Appearance Since Baby News

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Only a few days after that, it was announced that she is pregnant - and with that came news she was suffering from Hyperemesis Gravidarum , an extreme form of morning sickness that forced her to cancel her public duties. While the rumors about the alleged pregnancy of Pippa Middleton, the young woman seems to be thinner than ever in a photo taken of it on Sunday, October 8, during a shopping trip . Read More »

Behavior Of Las Vegas Shooter Stephen Paddock Detailed In 2013 Testimony

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Investigators have been interviewing hundreds of people to try and understand why he opened fire on a country music crowd before killing himself. Paddock made the claims in a civil lawsuit against the Cosmopolitan Hotel, which he sued after slipping and falling while walking to a high-stakes area in the casino . Read More »

Trump escalates feud with Corker

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He would have to concern anyone who cares about our nation", the senator, who announced his retirement last month, said. "He's hurt us as it relates to negotiations that were underway by tweeting things out", Corker told the paper, which added that Corker did not provide details about negotiations. Read More »

Foreign office reacts strongly to Mattis's statement

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Senator Sehar Kamran filed the motion, saying the USA defense secretary's statement is aimed to sabotage the CPEC project. Mattis had last week informed the Congress that the One Belt, One Road goes through disputed territory. PPP has filed another motion seeking debate on statements made by former Afghanistan president Hamid Karzai alleging that the USA is supporting the militant Islamic State (IS) group in Afghanistan and supplying extremists with weapons. Read More »

Govt solicitor general argues five citizen 44 MPs should remain

Former resources minister Matt Canavan may turn his back on Canberra if the High Court rules him ineligible to sit in the Senate because of his Italian citizenship. Donaghue said instead the constitution should only disqualify politicians if they had prior knowledge that they maybe dual citizens but did not take "reasonable steps" to investigate and renounce their second citizenship where needed. Read More »

Meetings in Cairo between Fatah, Hamas to end division

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Outstanding issues include the fate of 40,000 to 50,000 employees hired by Hamas over the past 10 years and its demand Abbas lift economic sanctions he imposed in recent months to try to pressure the group to compromise. "It expresses readiness to assume full duties in Gaza Strip as soon at the factions have clinched an agreement". Major points of discussion at the talks will be security, scheduling presidential and legislative elections and an overhaul of the Palestinian Liberation ... Read More »

Italian police arrest brother of Marseille attacker

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He was not known to police as a radical Islamist, and was rejected at the border when he tried to enter Italy in 2014 because he was undocumented, Police Antiterrorism Director Lamberto Giannini told reporters at a televised news conference on Monday. Read More »

German police detain man after posting child abuse victim's photo

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Police said she was subjected to "serious sexual abuse" between October last year and July this year. Authorities took the unusual step of distributing the photograph of the girl in this case because they had run out of other options. Releasing the images on Monday, Ungefuk had said: 'This is the last measure to identify the perpetrator. Because they have exhausted all leads, they have released her images in a desperate attempt to find her. Read More »

Jerry Jones: Cowboys 'will not play' if they disrespect flag

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Jones said that the policy is not knew and made head coach Jason Garrett aware about it a year ago after observing players on other teams protesting during the national anthem. Jerry Jones is taking a hard line on protests during the national anthem. "I look forward to the day when everyone in management can unite and truly embrace and articulate what the flag stands for, liberty and justice for all, instead of some of them just talking about standing", Smith said. Read More »

United States pip Ghana in Group A clash

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Substitute forward Ayo Akinola's 75th-minute strike proved to be the difference between the two sides as Ghana failed to score from many opportunities. Ghana's Black Starlets captain Eric Ayiah could miss the team's second group game against United States of America on Monday (today). However, a smartly executed high press from the USA turned the game in its favor midway through the half as Chris Durkin came up with the ball deep in Ghana territory and initiated the passing sequence that ... Read More »

United Nations slaps global port ban on ships for North Korea sanctions violations

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North Korea is already banned from exporting coal, along with lead, iron and seafood products. According to a source, the listed ships were the Petrel 8, Hao Fan 6, Tong San 2 and Jie Shun. The Cambodia-flagged bulk freighter Jie Shun was spotted on October 3 in the Bohai Sea. He was referring to the committee by its official name after resolution 1718 - the first sanctions measure that was imposed on North Korea following its first underground nuclear test in 2006. Read More »

Hillary Clinton: 'I blame myself for Trump'

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Former Democrat Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said, Trump campaign and Brexit campaign both used the tactic that was "tell a really disgusting lie over and over again, keep people off balance and make them think that this will, if not make their lives better, make them feel better". Read More »

Tuesday is last day to register to vote, update information

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Houston voters will weigh $1 billion in pension bonds and $495 million in general obligation bonds, while the residents of some of the smaller cities in Harris County will elect officials and decide several charter amendments. After that day, voters registered with a certain party won't be able to vote in federal or state primaries for another party in 2018, regardless of whether they change their affiliation before those elections. Read More »

Fake AdBlock Plus extension for Chrome tricks 37000 users

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Discovered by a security researcher going by the pseudonym of SwiftOnSecurity , the extension [1, 2] had over 37,000 users at the time it was taken down late last night. It appears that the "fraudulent developer" behind the fake extension managed to spoof the store's ranking algorithm by spamming the listing with keyword hashtags. Read More »

Winston Peters: 'Nothing's changed' on negotiation dates

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Leader James Shaw met again with Labour this afternoon. "We're using the time in between to make sure that we're prepared for each period of negotiation as it comes". Social and economic progress have continued to be constant themes through coalition talks. He would not comment on whether he could seek an extension on the Thursday deadline, but suggested he would still meet it. Read More »

What the Chart Means for AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS)

Institutional shareholders now hold a 74.12% stake overall in AKS . Relative strength index (RSI-14) for United States Steel Corporation (X ) is at 54.37. Deutsche Bank AG upgraded shares of AK Steel Holding Corporation from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $10.00 target price for the company in a report on Friday, June 23rd. Read More »

Iran implies they'll attack USA bases if Trump imposes sanctions

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They include financial sanctions on anyone who does business with the Revolutionary Guard, as well as millions of dollars in rewards for information leading to the arrest of two operatives of Iran-backed Hezbollah. Mr Qasemi said: "We are hopeful that the United States does not make this strategic mistake". Iranian law establishes the IRGC as "an institution commanded by the Supreme Leader whose objective is to protect the Islamic Revolution of Iran and its accomplishments" and strive ... Read More »

Wentz and the Eagles crushed Palmer and the Cardinals, 34-7 Sunday

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The in-game rotation at left guard seems to have run its course. After the year from hell in 2016, the hope was that the Arizona Cardinals would bounce back this season. Inspired by Wentz, who on Sunday raised his career record back over.500 at 11-10. But the former No. 2 overall pick has been far steadier in 2017. Read More »

Wait for the talks, says UK PM's spokesman on possible Brexit breakthrough

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Responding to a challenge from Eurosceptic Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg, she told MPs the need to ensure the minimum of disruption "may mean that we will start off with the ECJ still governing the rules we're part of for that period". She said that leaders including Germany's Angela Merkel had "welcomed the tone" of her address in the Italian city, in which she accepted the United Kingdom would pay billions of pounds to fill gaps in the European Union budget left by its departure and ... Read More »

Balochistan: Five people belonging to Hazara Shia community killed in Quetta

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Another senior local police official, Naseeb Ullah, confirmed the incident and casualties. Hussain could not confirm if the incident was a sectarian attack. There was no immediate claim of responsibility but Taliban militants have targeted Hazaras in the past. Police stated that the victims were heading to Sabzi Mandi for business. Read More »

Criticism at Gun Control in USA Continues Despite Massacres

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The NRA is historically loathe to back proposals involving stricter regulation of guns, and wields powerful influence in politics, especially among Republicans. Yes, the Obama administration could have proposed a bill to ban the devices, which Republicans would have opposed. "At some point we just have to address the issue, and maybe the best way is to actually sit down and have a conversation, which we don't do too often in Congress". Read More »

Air Berlin to shut down all flights by October 28

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Subsidiary Niki, which flies to tourist destinations and regional airline LG Walter will continue to operate. Air Berlin, which has around 8,000 employees, filed for insolvency in August after major shareholder Etihad said it would stop providing funding. Read More »

Kobe Steel's data fabrication leaves "Made-in-Japan" champions scrambling

Central Japan Railway Company (JR Tokai), which operates the Shinkansen bullet train line between Tokyo and Osaka, said Kobe Steel's products were used in some of its Shinkansen's train trucks - the undercarriage of the train. In addition to the rocket launched Tuesday, Kobe Steel's aluminum products have been used in another rocket planned to launch by March 2018 but no problems have been noted, according to Mitsubishi Heavy. Read More »