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Trump wins bid to block McGahn testimony sought by House Democrats

老虎机技术打法A divided U.S. appeals court handed President Donald Trump a major legal victory on Friday by dismissing a Democratic-led congressional panel's lawsuit seeking to enforce a subpoena for testimony from former White House Counsel Donald McGahn.

Trump's 'Remain in Mexico' immigration policy allowed to proceed temporarily

A U.S. appeals court on Friday temporarily put on hold a decision to block one of President Donald Trump's signature immigration policies that reined in a surge of migrants on the southern border, forcing tens of thousands to wait in Mexico.

Trump again nominates Congressman Ratcliffe as his intelligence director

President Donald Trump said on Friday he again was tapping Republican Representative John Ratcliffe to be the nation's top spy, a loyalist whose first nomination he dropped last year amid questions about a lack of experience and possible resume embellishment.

U.S. FDA approves first generic version of $750 Daraprim drug

老虎机技术打法The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the first generic version of Daraprim, a drug used to treat a disease resulting from a parasite infection.

UBS CEO's pay slips to $1 million a month as Swiss bank's top bosses pocket $113 million

老虎机技术打法UBS Chief Executive Sergio Ermotti, one of Europe's best paid bankers, earned 12.5 million francs in 2019, down from 14.1 million in 2018 after the bank was hit with a multi-billion-euro court case and it missed earnings goals.

Sanofi to pay $11.9 million to resolve U.S. drug charity kickback probe

Sanofi SA has agreed to pay $11.85 million to resolve U.S. allegations that it used a charity that helps cover Medicare patients' out-of-pocket drug costs as a means to pay them kickbacks to use a high-priced multiple sclerosis drug.

'This Land is Your Land' lawsuit dismissed by U.S. judge

A federal judge in Manhattan on Friday dismissed a lawsuit claiming that Woody Guthrie's iconic 1940 folk song "This Land is Your Land" belongs to the public.

Madoff customer payout nears $14 billion, as dying swindler seeks freedom

Bernard Madoff's former customers will soon see their total recovery approach $14 billion, a court-appointed trustee said on Friday, as the dying swindler awaits a decision on whether the U.S. government will support his request to leave prison early.

Competition court says global banks can be fined in South Africa over alleged rate rigging

South Africa's Competition Appeal Court has overturned a decision that a host of international banks cannot be fined if found guilty for alleged exchange rate rigging, the country's Competition Commission said on Friday.

House panel seeks to interview the four career prosecutors who quit Roger Stone case

老虎机技术打法The Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on Friday said it is seeking interviews with current and former federal prosecutors who may have knowledge of political meddling in criminal cases, including the four career officials who earlier this month quit the Roger Stone case.

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Biden seeks decisive South Carolina win to breathe life into presidential bid

Former Vice President Joe Biden seeks a decisive victory in South Carolina's Democratic primary on Saturday to resuscitate his presidential hopes, while Bernie Sanders aims to cement his status as the leading candidate for the party's nomination.

Afghanistan deal is political boost for Trump but pullout could take years

Trump allies hope to ride anti-socialist rhetoric to election win