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Federal government: Mylan has been overcharging for EpiPens

Bresch not only arrived at the hearing investigating price gouging in a private jet, she also potentially misled the committee by giving a profit figure for EpiPen that included unrealistic tax assumptions. The longstanding written guidance provided by the federal government is consistent with how the product was classified dates back to the 1997 time frame".

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Hospital charges couple $39.35 to hold newborn baby

The insurance plan pays a fixed amount, which is all that should be shown on the bill, he said. "My suspicion is the charge was not really so much to hold your baby, but more the extra personnel who was needed to supervise", he says. "A patient had a little girl". Hospital bills have always been a source of viral outrage , but usually for their staggeringly high total prices .

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Judges ask tough questions in Dakota Access pipeline appeal

A woman who answered the phone at Little Heart Elementary School in St. Anthony confirmed the school was on lockdown but declined to comment further. North Dakota authorities say work at several Dakota Access pipeline construction sites was temporarily stopped Wednesday because of protesters.

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US service member killed in Afghanistan: US military

The group has around 1,200 to 1,300 members, primarily Pakistani Pashtuns who broke away from the Taliban , many for the promise of higher pay, USA officials have said . ISIS has reclaimed parts of Afghanistan and Pakistan but the Taliban remain the dominant military force in the region. Last week Afghan officials said a US airstrike hit a house, killing civilians.

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Millions may be skipping help with insurance bills

Bill was on hand at a rally in Flint, Michigan and criticized Obamacare . "The main plans that people have picked are still in the marketplace, Castillo said, "and that's a good thing". Former President Clinton slammed the Affordable Care Act during a campaign stop for Hillary Clinton in MI. "A look at transcripts of Clinton stump speeches since she kicked off the general election campaign on Labor Day finds the Democratic candidate nearly never talks about Obamacare".

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Japan's Yoshinori Ohsumi Wins Medicine Nobel

The concept of autophagy has been known for over 50 years, but it wasn't until Dr Ohsumi began studying and experimenting with baker's yeast in the 80s and 90s that the breakthrough in understanding was made. But before Ohsumi's research, scientists "didn't know what it did, they didn't know how it was controlled and they didn't know what it was relevant for", said David Rubinsztein , deputy director of the Institute for Medical Research at the University of Cambridge.