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USA High court ruling speeds up generic biotech drug approval
Author: 0 High court ruling speeds up generic biotech drug approval

The court said companies making biosimilars don't have to wait an extra six months after gaining federal approval before selling the drugs. Unlike traditional drugs, biologics are made from living cells rather than chemicals, and can not be copied exactly to make generic versions.

USA Orlando Marks Anniversary of Pulse Nightclub Massacre
Author: 0 Orlando Marks Anniversary of Pulse Nightclub Massacre

Those comments were echoed by Rep. Val Demings, a Democrat representing the Orlando area. While the Pulse shooting claimed the lives of 49 people and injured another 53, Trump reportedly did not bother to visit the memorial site 10 miles from the location of a campaign speech , The Advocate reports .

Author: 0 Albany nightclub remembers Pulse shooting victims one year later

The memorial will feature Orlando-based artists as well as singers like Olga Tañón, who will sing her rendition of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah". "Last year was a hard year for the city of Orlando", Harris said. The Pulse Nightclub shooting happened a year ago today , and was the deadliest mass shooting to happen on American soil in modern history. "Each person represents a life", Forbes said.

USA Monday AM Videocast: Unsettled week ahead, back to the 90s
Author: 0 Monday AM Videocast: Unsettled week ahead, back to the 90s

Mostly clear skies will follow into tonight , with a low around 67. Southeast wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. A slight shift in the pattern midweek will lower rain chances and highs may make a run at the mid 90s Wednesday/Thursday. The earliest in the year that an instance of four consecutive 90-degree days has happened was in 1949, from May 3-6. Overnight lows will drop down near 73 degrees.

USA Sessions wants his testimony open to public
Author: 0 Sessions wants his testimony open to public

Sessions had been charged with coming up with reasons to fire him". Comey himself had a riveting appearance before the same Senate panel last week , with some key moments centred on Sessions. Montana's next congressman, Greg Gianforte , has been given a 180-day deferred jail sentence after the Republican technology entrepreneur pleaded guilty to assaulting a reporter on the eve of his election last month .

Author: 0 Iran claims to have killed planner of Tehran terror attacks

Iranian Minister of Intelligence Mahmoud Alavi said over the weekend that "the terrorist had fled the country following the ensuing security operations after the attack, but was killed with the cooperation of friendly foreign intelligence services", according to the Iranian Students' News Agency .

USA GOP senators float alternatives to comprehensive Obamacare replacement bill
Author: 0 GOP senators float alternatives to comprehensive Obamacare replacement bill

They were given a seat at the negotiating table, with leadership inviting both Sens. Mike Lee, R-Utah, Orin Hatch, R-Utah, and Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn. Senate Republicans , in short, are in lockstep with their House colleagues when it comes to stripping health care from millions of people. Last week's meeting included a menu of options .

USA Ex-FBI Director James Comey Visits Hometown, Dad
Author: 0 Ex-FBI Director James Comey Visits Hometown, Dad

Trump could also, meanwhile, turn over White House recordings of the president's conversations - if they exist. The Justice Department says Sessions looks forward to answering the committee's questions. "I knew there might come a day when I needed a record of what happened", he said, adding he never felt the need to document his meetings with former Presidents Barack Obama and George W.

Author: 0 Public works projects on Trump's agenda for OH visit

U.S. President Donald Trump (C), flanked by the families of business people he says were harmed by Obamacare, arrives to deliver remarks on the U.S. Mr. Trump expressed confidence in the ability of GOP senators to successfully pass a GOP health care bill , declaring, "Republicans or bust". "They are just obstructionists, every single thing is obstruction".

USA Justices strike down gender differences in citizenship law
Author: 0 Justices strike down gender differences in citizenship law

Prescribing one rule of men and another for women on the basis of norms and stereotypes are "stunningly anachronistic" and unconstitutional, she said. before the child was born; indeed, the child could obtain U.S. citizenship even if the mother and child never returned to the U.S. On the other hand, a child whose unmarried U.S.

Author: 0 N. Korea Rejects New UNSC Resolution, Vows to Continue Nuke Program

The UN Security Council first imposed sanctions on Pyongyang in 2006 over its ballistic missile and nuclear programs and has ratcheted up the measures in response to five nuclear tests and two long-range missile launches. Earlier to this official rejection, North Korea's mouthpiece, Rodong Sinmun , issued the deadly threat, warning Donald Trump's administration that America should save the lives of hundreds of millions of its citizens by stepping back from the alleged war that may lead to ...

Author: 0 Trump signals he won't try to block James Comey's Senate testimony

Asserting executive privilege in this situation would be a desperate act, but we may have a desperate man in the White House right now. No date for Comeys testimony has been set. If true, then I would think Trump would want to have Comey corroborate that in a public hearing. Trump could argue that discussions with Comey pertained to national security and had an expectation of privacy.

USA Sessions to testify before Senate intelligence panel
Author: 0 Sessions to testify before Senate intelligence panel

In a letter Saturday to the Senate Appropriations subcommittee chairman, Richard Shelby of Alabama, Sessions said the change in venue would be more appropriate for expected questions on the issues raised by former FBI Director James Comey's testimony to the intelligence committee Thursday.

USA Ex-Penn State officials face sentencing in Sandusky scandal
Author: 0 Ex-Penn State officials face sentencing in Sandusky scandal

Former Athletic Director Tim Curley and former Senior Vice President for Finance and Business Gary Schultz - who pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges of child endangerment - also got jail terms followed by house arrest. Sandusky, 73, is serving a sentence of 30 to 60 years, and is appealing his conviction. Penn State has paid out almost a quarter-billion dollars in fines, settlements and other costs associated with the scandal, and the football program suffered heavy NCAA sanctions.

Author: 0 GOP Lawmakers Stick With Trump After Comey Testimony

Whether that hearing will be public or closed is not yet known. "Well, I'll tell you about that - maybe sometime in the very near future", Mr Trump said . "Mr Comey has now admitted that he is one of these leakers". Of course, Trump has declared himself 100 percent willing to do many things that he never quite finds the time to actually do.

USA Cosby's accuser says she was drugged, groped; 'I was frozen'
Author: 0 Cosby's accuser says she was drugged, groped; 'I was frozen'

Constand claimed Cosby made an advance towards her during their fourth dinner together, after no previous incidents. (Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Pool Photo via AP). The comedian once dubbed America's Dad could get 10 years in prison if convicted. Constand's mother followed her on the stand and bolstered her account.

USA Trump on Comey accusation: 'I didn't say that'
Author: 0 Trump on Comey accusation: 'I didn't say that'

The U.S. Constitution allows Congress to remove a president from office for "treason, bribery or other high crimes and misdemeanors" through impeachment proceedings in the House of Representatives and a trial in the Senate . He understood that the appointment of a special counsel "would send the message, "Uh-huh, there's something here" and that it would be "many months later or a year later" before the special counsel would announce that, in fact, "there was no case there".

Author: 0 President Trump Calls James Comey 'Cowardly' in Early Morning Tweet

Mr Trump's aides have dodged questions about whether conversations relevant to the Russian Federation investigation have been recorded, and so has the president. Hey I hope this happens, but you've got to do your job.' That's what he told Comey . "For this guy as a politician to then go back and write a memo, 'oh, I felt, ' he felt so threatened, he felt that - but he didn't do anything!" Mr Comey also has said Mr Sessions did not respond when he complained he did not "want to get time ...

USA Pressure's on: National spelling bee comes down to final 15
Author: 0 Pressure's on: National spelling bee comes down to final 15

The 12-year-old from Fresno, California , showed little emotion and didn't take much time as she plowed through word after word. The spelling battle between Ananya and Rohan lasted for almost 20 rounds. The field of almost 300 spellers were split into two groups, and as Speller No. 274, Connor had to wait all day for his turn to take the stage. The next youngest competitor to Edith is eight and a lot of them are six to eight years older.

USA Former President Carter shakes hands with everyone on flight
Author: 0 Former President Carter shakes hands with everyone on flight

Dressed in a grey shirt, the 92-year-old ex-president grinned as he walked down the aisle and warmly greeted fellow fliers while delighted passengers raised their cameraphones to capture the heartwarming gesture. Sheffield can be heard in the video saying, "What a pleasure, thank you". Storyful added to this story . Flyers (presumably from across the political spectrum) enjoyed their greeting from the 39th president, including a woman who gushed, "I love you Jimmy Carter ".

Author: 0 Services to mark 1 year since 49 killed in Orlando gay club

The race is one of many events across centra. Rubalcava also warned against criminalizing the entire Muslim faith community because of the acts of the Orlando shooter, who was Muslim. "But more often than not, I can think about him and have a huge smile on my face because I think of something he's told me or his sparkling green eyes and how amusing he was and how he could joke around or talk to anyone".

USA Labour leader Corbyn sees possible new United Kingdom election this year or next
Author: 0 Labour leader Corbyn sees possible new United Kingdom election this year or next

She called the early election with her party comfortably ahead in the polls in the hope of increasing her majority and strengthening Britain's hand in exit talks with the European Union . The two sides are looking to form a "confidence and supply" arrangement. That means the DUP will back the government on key votes, but it's not a coalition government or a broader pact.

USA Forecast: Hot and humid, hottest day of the year so far?
Author: 0 Forecast: Hot and humid, hottest day of the year so far?

The weather pattern will start to change late in the week leading to a better chance of rain and lower temperatures. A sultry night is ahead with lows remaining in the 70s south and upper 60s north overnight. Temperatures topped out at 92 in Hartford Sunday , and Monday will bring no respite from the heat. It will become even more humid Monday . Highs back in the low 90s and not as breezy.

USA Who is John Flannery, General Electric's new chief executive?
Author: 0 Who is John Flannery, General Electric's new chief executive?

John Flannery will become General Electric's chief executive on August 1, taking over for Jeff Immelt . Mr. Immelt will stay on as chairman of the board through the end of his retirement from the company on December 31. Over that time, General Electric sold its insurance, credit card, plastics and security divisions. Flannery joined GE Capital in 1987. In addition, Chief Financial Officer Jeff Bornstein was named vice chair.

Author: 0 Puerto Rico Votes In Favor Of Becoming A State

Ricardo Rossello said Sunday that the island has sent a strong and clear message to U.S. Congress and the world. In 2012, in the last referendum, 54 percent of voters expressed their desire for a change in status, and of the voters who answered the second question, 61 percent chose statehood, though almost half a million voters left that second question blank, AP notes.

USA What's Next: Closing Arguments Scheduled in Yanez Manslaughter Trial
Author: 0 What's Next: Closing Arguments Scheduled in Yanez Manslaughter Trial

Yanez told the court that visions of his wife and baby girl flashed through his mind. Yanez said he had nothing to hide during his interview with the BCA. The state maintains that Castile was trying to access his wallet to comply with Yanez's request to produce his driver's license when the officer recklessly shot him.

USA Senior Intel officials expected to face pressure
Author: 0 Senior Intel officials expected to face pressure

Acting FBI director Andrew McCabe, who has filled in since Trump fired Comey on May 9, also refused to answer whether he had discussed the firing with Comey himself, saying the issue stepped into the "lane" of the special counsel who has been appointed to investigate the Trump team's possible collusion with Russian Federation.

USA President Trump's Paris Agreement Decision Could Damage His Real Estate Empire
Author: 0 President Trump's Paris Agreement Decision Could Damage His Real Estate Empire

It is hard to claim President Donald Trump's decision last week to withdraw the United States from the Paris accord on climate change will necessarily have a negative long-term effect on the environment. "Climate change poses immediate and long-term threats to the State's economy, sustainability, security, and way of life". Ige joined the alliance on Friday.

Author: 0 GOP health care bill fate could be decided this week

On Tuesday, GOP leaders met behind closed doors on a plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act . "I'm looking for the small print at this point", he said . Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has proposed phasing out higher federal payments for people who sign up for Medicaid under the health law's expansion in three years.

Author: 0 Sheriff: Fired worker had plan to kill former co-workers

The suspect, 45-year-old John Robert Neumann Jr., shot and killed himself after allegedly shooting his former co-workers at Fiamma Monday in what the sheriff described as "likely a workplace violence incident". Her sister came out and saw someone lying on the floor. "God had his hand on her", she said. 45, was personally fired from RV awning company Fiamma Inc.by Robert Synder, 69, in April.

Author: 0 1 winning Powerball ticket sold in California worth $447M

A single winning Powerball ticket matching all six numbers has been sold in California and will claim an estimated $447.8 million jackpot. "We will not know who California's latest Powerball victor is until at least Monday morning at 8 a.m".

Author: 0 Trump accuses ex-FBI director Comey of cowardice over 'leaks'

Collins also said she thought Department of Justice special counsel Robert Mueller, who now leads the Russian Federation probe, would be more likely than Congress to compel the release of any audio recordings. Trump also disputed Comey's statement that he had sought a pledge of loyalty from him and indicated he may have recordings of their conversations which he will say more about "over a fairly short period of time", but warned that "you're going to be very disappointed when you hear ...

Author: 0 Anti-Sharia event, counter-protest held in Harrisburg

Although the organization insists it doesn't oppose discrimination, it is clear that its protests gather together people who are opposed to Islam in principle. Paul, the Minnesota State Patrol tweeted from its official account. The Southern Poverty Law Center has called Act for America an anti-Muslim hate group and recognized that its protests were attracting anti-government and far-right extremists.

USA Departure of communications aide could be first in Trump shake-up
Author: 0 Departure of communications aide could be first in Trump shake-up

Donald Trump's former campaign manager has suggested the president is the greatest communicator the country has ever seen. That request, if granted, would be an extraordinary step in the ongoing congressional investigation of the Trump campaign's communications with Russian Federation - and the FBI's inquiry of Kushner's talks with the Kremlin, which have gained greater significance in recent weeks.

USA Comey, Russia will take lead during Wednesday FISA hearing
Author: 0 Comey, Russia will take lead during Wednesday FISA hearing

This appeared to frustrate some members of the committee, who asked why Mueller's questions would be answered when they, as Senate-confirmed officials, had an obligation to tell Congress the truth. Though the hearing was supposed to focus on a critical surveillance authority that is set to expire in December, much of the discussion was dominated by Democrats' efforts to elicit testimony about potential efforts by the president to interfere in the criminal investigation.

USA Berger wins at St. Jude Classic for second straight year
Author: 0 Berger wins at St. Jude Classic for second straight year

Open on Monday in OH and has now had three solid rounds at the par-70 TPC Southwind course to contend for his first victory since winning the 2009 British Open. CAMBRIDGE, Ontario (AP) - Lexi Thompson is part of a three-way tie for first at the midway mark of the LPGA Classic in Ontario. "I hit it phenomenally", he said, adding that by spooky coincidence his hotel room number had been the same as last week.