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Drug Industry Pushes Back Against Required Listing of Prices in TV Ads

October 16, 2018 |

The pharmaceutical industry is signaling resistance to a Trump administration plan to require that the list price be included for most drugs in television ads, setting the stage for a protracted fight over a proposal with broad bipartisan support.
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Trump: Climate Will ‘Change Back Again’

October 15, 2018 |

President Trump apparently no longer believes that climate change is a “hoax”—but he does believe it will somehow change back, and he doesn’t want to spend too much money dealing with it, despite dire warnings from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change . “I think something’s happening. Something’s changing and…
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Pastor, Back in U.S., Welcomed by Trump

October 14, 2018 |

President Trump met in the White House with a newly freed evangelical pastor who had been held in Turkey for two years on terrorism charges, bringing to a close a diplomatic standoff with Ankara that had jeopardized relations between the North Atlantic Treaty Organization allies.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

Geyser Erupts, Out Pours Trash Dating Back to 1930s

October 13, 2018 |

When Ear Spring erupted at Yellowstone National Park Sept. 15, it was already notable—it was, as Live Science puts it, the geyser’s “most violent display since 1957.” But even more notable was what came out with the water that spewed up to 30 feet in the air: 80 years…
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Named Among ‘S—ty Media Men,’ Writer Hits Back

October 12, 2018 |

The women who anonymously contributed to a list of men in media accused of sexual misconduct could have their identities revealed if writer Stephen Elliott gets his way. He’s one of 74 males included in the Google spreadsheet “S—ty Media Men” that circulated last October , and he filed a lawsuit…
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She Made Her Son the Face of #HimToo. He Pushes Back

October 9, 2018 |

President Trump said Brett Kavanaugh was the victim of a “hoax.” Conservative commentators said he wasn’t the only one, using the hashtag #HimToo to paint men as victims of a feminist witch hunt, per Wired . University of Central Florida student Pieter Hanson unknowingly became the face of the movement, despite…
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President Trump Fires Back at Taylor Swift, Likes Her Music ’25 Percent Less Now’

October 8, 2018 |

It’s official … President Trump’s got “Bad Blood” with Taylor Swift … ’cause he just took a shot at her, responding to her diss of a Republican Congresswoman. Trump was on the South Lawn Monday afternoon when he was asked about…

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‘Suicide-by-Text’ Case Is Back in Court

October 5, 2018 |

The attorney for a woman who, as a teen, was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for encouraging her boyfriend to commit suicide told the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court on Thursday that his client was “trying to help another troubled teen with a very difficult mental-health situation” the Boston Herald reports. The…
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May Beats Back Her Critics Over Brexit

October 3, 2018 |

British Prime Minister Theresa May rejected criticisms of her Brexit plan from rebels within her Conservative Party, seeking to strengthen her hand at home as she tries to break a deadlock in talks with the European Union.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

Mike Pompeo Is Going Back to North Korea

October 3, 2018 |

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is on course to rack up more visits to North Korea than Dennis Rodman. The State Department announced Tuesday that Pompeo will meet with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang on Sunday during an Asia trip that will also include stops in South Korea, China, and…
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