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Novartis wins US OK for biosimilar version of Amgen's Enbrel

By The Associated Press
Associated Press

U.S. regulators have approved the first near-copy of Enbrel, drugmaker Amgen's pricey biologic medicine for treating rheumatoid arthritis and other immune system disorders. The follow-up version...full story
updated 2016-08-31 06:22 AM
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Novartis wins US OK for biosimilar version of Amgen's Enbrel
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

U.S. regulators have approved the first near-copy of Enbrel, drugmaker Amgen's pricey biologic medicine for treating rheumatoid arthritis and other immune system disorders. The follow-up version....Fullstory

2016-08-31 06:22 AM

SEC: Former Monsanto exec to get $22.5M as whistleblower

Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A former Monsanto executive who tipped off regulators about the agribusiness giant's accounting practices involving rebates for its Roundup weed-killer will....Fullstory

2016-08-31 06:22 AM

Obama cuts short the sentences of 111 federal inmates
By KEVIN FREKING
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama cut short on Tuesday the sentences of 111 federal inmates in another round of commutations for those convicted of....Fullstory

2016-08-31 06:22 AM

Albania passes a judicial reform law, key to EU efforts

Associated Press

TIRANA, Albania (AP) -- Albania's parliament has approved a law to check the personal and professional backgrounds of judges and prosecutors in a move to....Fullstory

2016-08-31 03:02 AM

A look at companies the EU is chasing for back taxes
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

The European Union has been cracking down on companies that it says received special tax deals from countries that are part of the union. Here's some....Fullstory

2016-08-31 03:02 AM

A corny tribute: Red Sox slugger immortalized in corn maze

Associated Press

STERLING, Mass. (AP) -- Nothing quite measures up to the latest tribute to retiring Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz. A corn maze dedicated to the....Fullstory

2016-08-31 06:22 AM

F1 Renault driver Magnussen expects to compete at Italian GP

Associated Press

GUYANCOURT, France (AP) -- Formula One driver Kevin Magnussen expects to compete at this weekend's Italian Grand Prix after medical checks showed no serious injury....Fullstory

2016-08-31 03:02 AM

Crossbow suspect alleged to have killed mother, brothers
By ROB GILLIES
Associated Press

TORONTO (AP) -- Police say a man who used a crossbow in a triple homicide in Toronto last week killed his mother and two brothers. A....Fullstory

2016-08-31 03:02 AM

AP documents 72 mass graves found so far from IS territory
By LORI HINNANT and DESMOND BUTLER
Associated Press

HARDAN, Iraq (AP) -- Peering through binoculars, the young man watched as Islamic State extremists gunned down the handcuffed men and then buried them with....Fullstory

2016-08-31 03:02 AM

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Tuesday

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks fell slightly on Tuesday in another quiet day on Wall Street as hesitant investors remained on the sidelines as a....Fullstory

2016-08-31 06:22 AM

What next? Opaque Uzbekistan faces transition anxieties
By JIM HEINTZ
Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) -- Whether Uzbekistan's president is at death's door or has already passed through is unclear, but that may not be the greatest uncertainty....Fullstory

2016-08-31 06:22 AM

1st professional circus school in US coming to Philadelphia

Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- No clowning around: The first full-time, professional training school for circus artists in the United States is set to open in Philadelphia....Fullstory

2016-08-31 03:22 AM

Court: Texas death row inmate may have faked mental illness
By MICHAEL GRACZYK
Associated Press

HOUSTON (AP) -- A Texas death row inmate may have faked mental illness to avoid execution for the fatal shooting of his ex-girlfriend and her....Fullstory

2016-08-31 03:02 AM

IS destruction of Iraqi base could hinder Mosul operation
By SUSANNAH GEORGE and BALINT SZLANKO
Associated Press

QAYARA AIR BASE, Iraq (AP) -- The air base that Iraqi forces hope to use as a staging area to take Mosul back from the....Fullstory

2016-08-31 03:02 AM

The Latest: Car of man accused of kidnapping wife found

Associated Press

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Latest on a police search for a Pennsylvania man accused of kidnapping his wife at gunpoint (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Pennsylvania State....Fullstory

2016-08-31 03:02 AM

Germany's Cologne Cathedral gets new St. John Paul II relic

Associated Press

BERLIN (AP) -- Cologne's famous cathedral will soon be getting a new relic of a saint, with the gift of a drop of Pope St.....Fullstory

2016-08-31 03:02 AM

The Latest: Simona Halep 'less than 9' in victory at US Open

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): ____ 12:30 p.m. Simona Halep gave herself "less than 9" for her quick work in....Fullstory

2016-08-31 03:02 AM

Suicidal Germanwings pilot had struggled in US flight school
By JOAN LOWY
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The German pilot who deliberately flew his airliner into a mountainside last year had struggled with learning to fly and had failed....Fullstory

2016-08-31 03:02 AM

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