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  1. Casinos Aren't Enough as Native Tribe Makes Deal on Drug PatentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 9 | The Washington Post

    Allergan Plc said it would transfer intellectual property on a blockbuster drug to the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, in order to avoid attacks on the medicine's patents. For the tribe, it's a new revenue stream that could lead to more down the road.

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  2. A Native American Tribe, a Drugmaker and an Unusual Patent PlanRead the original story

    Friday Sep 8 | The Washington Post

    The drug giant, which is defending its intellectual property on multiple fronts, said it will transfer the rights to Restasis to the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, in a move designed to quash challenges filed at the U.S. patent office by rival drugmakers. The medication, a treatment for chronic dry eye, brought in $1.49 billion in sales last year.

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  3. Phones for VW Lawyer, Emissions Tester Were Lost or Wiped CleanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 31 | Bloomberg

    Volkswagen AG 's top U.S. lawyer and the leader of its emissions-testing lab in California are among the employees whose mobile devices were either lost or erased as the company's diesel cheating scandal emerged, according to court records made public on Thursday. David Geanacopoulos, VW Group of America's senior vice president for public affairs and public policy, reported he lost his phone while en route to Los Angeles International Airport on Dec. 1, 2015, according to the records.

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  4. Trump Says He Hasn't Considered Firing Mueller Over Russia ProbeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | Bloomberg

    Donald Trump said he hasn't thought about firing Robert Mueller, the special counsel whose investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election is now examining some of the U.S. president's family members as well as current and former aides. "I haven't given it any thought," Trump told reporters Thursday when asked if he wants to fire Mueller.

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  5. FBI Raided Manafort's Home in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | The Washington Post

    "FBI agents executed a search warrant at one of Mr. Manafort's residences," Jason Maloni, a spokesman for Manafort, said in an email Wednesday. "Mr. Manafort has consistently cooperated with law enforcement and other serious inquiries and did so on this occasion as well."

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  6. How a Grand Jury Fits in the Trump-Russia ProbeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | Bloomberg

    Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs the Capitol after a closed-door meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee about Russian meddling in the election and possible connection to the Trump campaign, in Washington, Wednesday, June 21, 2017. The news that special counsel Robert Mueller, the one-time FBI director appointed to investigate suspected Russian tampering in the 2016 presidential election and possible ties to working with a federal grand jury in Washington suggests that the scope of the probe has been broadened.

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  7. Mueller Is Said to Use Washington Grand Jury in Russia ProbeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Special counsel Robert Mueller is using a federal grand jury in Washington to help collect information as he probes Russia's meddling in the 2016 election and possible collusion by Trump campaign associates, according to three people familiar with the investigation. Mueller is turning to the Washington grand jury in addition to one in Alexandria, Virginia, that's already been involved in the inquiry, said the people, who asked not to be identified discussing a sensitive legal matter.

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  8. Capitol Police Responded to Wrong Site in Scalise ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | Bloomberg

    The U.S. Capitol Police department opened an internal investigation into why its elite tactical team was initially directed to respond to the wrong location when a gunman opened fire last month at a GOP congressional baseball practice, according to two people familiar with the matter. Instead of responding directly to the Virginia field where House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and several others were shot, members of the Capitol Police Containment and Emergency Response Team were signaled instead to go to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's house in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, several miles away, according to the two people, who asked for anonymity to speak about the sensitive incident.

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  9. Trump Honors First Responders of Congressional Baseball ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | Bloomberg

    President Donald Trump presented the Medal of Valor on Thursday to five of the first responders who were injured in a shooting on a congressional baseball practice last month that critically wounded Rep. Steve Scalise. The three Alexandria, Virginia police officers and the two U.S. Capitol police officers received a standing ovation when they entered the East Room at the White House.

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  10. Scalise Discharged From Hospital, to Start RehabilitationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Bloomberg

    House Majority Whip Steve Scalise - who was critically wounded in a shooting at a baseball practice last month - has been discharged from a Washington hospital. MedStar Washington Hospital Center says the six-term Louisiana Republican was released from the hospital on Tuesday and is beginning "intensive inpatient rehabilitation."

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  11. Ex-Credit Suisse Banker Pleads Guilty in U.S. Tax Cheat CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Bloomberg

    Credit Suisse Group AG banker pleaded guilty to conspiring to help Americans hide income and assets from the Internal Revenue Service, admitting that she helped one U.S. client withdraw $1 million in cash rather than declare the money to the IRS. Susanne D. Ruegg Meier, a Swiss citizen, pleaded guilty on Wednesday in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia, where she made her first appearance after she was indicted in 2011 with several other Credit Suisse bankers.

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  12. Scalise Out of Intensive Care, Remains in Serious ConditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Bloomberg

    House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, grievously wounded in a shooting at a baseball practice nearly a month ago, has been moved out of the intensive care unit of a Washington hospital but remains in serious condition. The Louisiana congressman and third-ranking House Republican underwent surgery last week at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and is being treated for infection, according to an official familiar with his condition.

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  13. Scalise's Shooter Appears to Have Acted Alone, Investigators SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Bloomberg

    A policeman walks by the crime scene after a shooting during a practice of the Republican congressional baseball team on June 14, 2017, in Alexandria, Virginia. A gunman appears to have acted alone when he opened fire on Republican lawmakers' baseball practice, seriously wounding Representative Steve Scalise, according to the FBI.

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  14. GOP Lawmaker Scalise Still Critical Though Doctors `Encouraged'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | Bloomberg

    Steve Scalise, the third-ranking House Republican shot Wednesday on a Virginia baseball field outside Washington, remains in critical condition but has a chance for an "excellent recovery," the chief trauma doctor at a Washington hospital said Friday. "We are encouraged by improvement in his condition in the last 36 hours," Jack Sava of MedStar Washington Hospital Center told reporters at a news conference.

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  15. U.S. Stocks Steady Amid Virginia Shooting as Investors Await FedRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2017 | The Washington Post

    U.S. stocks were steady amid a shooting in Virginia that targeted U.S. Congressman. Investors are also preparing to seek clues on the outlook for interest rates from the Fed's decision on rates later today.

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  16. Your Evening BriefingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Bloomberg

    The presence of Capitol Police officers at a congressional baseball team practice has been credited with saving the lives of a number of people after a shooter opened fire at a Virginia park early Wednesday. "The field was basically a killing field," Senator Rand Paul, who witnessed the attack, told reporters.

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  17. Lawmakers' Security Concerns Were Rising Even Before Scalise ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Bloomberg

    U.S. Capitol Police officers place 'Do Not Cross' yellow tape in front of the Capitol building in Washington on June 14, 2017. The adequacy of security measures to protect members of Congress is drawing renewed scrutiny after Wednesday's shooting that wounded a top Republican lawmaker.

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  18. Germanwings Lawsuit Tossed Two Years After Suicide CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | Bloomberg

    Almost two years to the day after a passenger plane was deliberately slammed into the French Alps, killing all 150 people aboard, a U.S. judge threw out a lawsuit against the Arizona flight school where the pilot was trained.  On March 24, 2015, Germanwings pilot Andreas Lubitz locked the captain of Flight 9525 out of the cockpit and flew the Airbus A320 into a mountainside. The 81 families  of the doomed passengers alleged in a lawsuit that Airline Training Center Arizona Inc. in Goodyear, Ariz., owned by Germanwings parent Deutsche Lufthansa AG, bore some responsibility for failing to screen out Lubitz.

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  19. Will Women Revive the General Strike in America? an hour agoRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2017 | Bloomberg

    That's the hope, anyway, of the organizers of the Day Without Women, as they ask women to stay home from work, refuse to perform unpaid labor, and refrain from spending money Wednesday to protest inequality. For International Women's Day, a coalition of activists, including those behind the Women's March, is asking women across the U.S. to do something that's become nearly verboten  for many American workers in the past several decades: They're calling for a strike.

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  20. Trump Immigration Orders Dealt Further Blows by U.S. JudgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | Bloomberg

    President Donald Trump's attempt to close America's borders to citizens of seven mostly Muslim countries suffered another blow Monday as judges on both coasts issued rulings that will make it even harder for the administration to rescue the beleaguered plan. Together, the rulings mean that the administration may now have to start answering questions from state officials about whether Trump's Jan. 27 executive order was a veiled attempt to ban Muslims from the U.S. The decisions in cases brought by Washington state and Virginia came just four days after a federal appeals court in San Francisco ruled against the administration, moving the entire issue a step closer to possible review by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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