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December 12, 2018 8:35 PM Deal lets tabloid avoid U.S. charges over hush money in 2016 election

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The publisher of the National Enquirer tabloid newspaper has struck a deal with U.S. prosecutors to avoid charges over its role in paying hush money before the 2016 U.S. presidential election to a former Playboy model who said she had an affair with President Donald Trump, prosecutors said on Wednesday. As part of the deal, publisher 124

December 12, 2018 5:52 PM Opioid maker Insys paid physician assistant kickbacks, U.S. jury hears

CONCORD, N.H. (Reuters) - A former physician assistant in New Hampshire put his own greed ahead of medical obligations by taking kickbacks from Insys Therapeutics Inc to prescribe patients its highly addictive fentanyl spray, a federal prosecutor said on Wednesday. Assistant U.S. Attorney Seth Aframe told a federal jury in Concord, New Hampshire, at the start 121

December 12, 2018 4:31 AM PG&E says cause of Camp Fire not yet determined despite probe

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) released a new report on Tuesday into a massive California wildfire that ignited near one of its damaged towers, offering new details of the incident but stopping short of accepting blame. The Camp Fire broke out on the morning of Nov. 8 near the Northern California mountain community 97

December 7, 2018 8:08 PM Russia says detention of China's Huawei CFO shows U.S. arrogance

MILAN (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday that the detention of Chinese technology giant Huawei’s HWT.UL chief financial officer in Canada was an example of “arrogant” U.S. policy abroad. Speaking at a news conference in Milan, Lavrov said the detention showed how Washington imposes its laws beyond its jurisdiction 142

December 7, 2018 7:15 PM Top Democrats say Trump's attorney general pick must protect Russia probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top two Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Friday urged caution about President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Department of Justice, saying the nominee had sought to undercut the Special Counsel’s Office probe into Russia and must pledge to make any findings from the investigation public. Trump earlier on Friday announced 142

December 7, 2018 8:33 AM China's Lunar Mission Could See a Spacecraft Land on the Dark Side of the Moon

(BEIJING) — China was preparing to launch a ground-breaking mission early Saturday to soft-land a spacecraft on the largely unexplored far side of the moon, demonstrating its growing ambitions as a space power to rival Russia, the European Union and U.S. With its Chang’e 4 mission, China hopes to be the first country to ever successfully undertake such a landing 114

December 6, 2018 10:17 PM J&J unit to pay $360 million to U.S. to resolve charity kickback probe

BOSTON (Reuters) - A Johnson & Johnson unit will pay the U.S. government $360 million to resolve an investigation into its financial support of a charity that helped Medicare patients cover out-of-pocket drug costs, the Justice Department said on Thursday. The settlement with Actelion Pharmaceuticals US Inc, which became a subsidiary of J&J following 134

December 5, 2018 3:11 PM Diocese removes Mississippi priest after federal fraud probe

STARKVILLE, Miss. – The Roman Catholic diocese in Jackson, Mississippi, has removed a priest from the ministry staff at a Starkville church after a federal fraud investigation. Local media report that the priest's removal and replacement at St. Joseph Catholic Church was announced Sunday. The priest is accused of defrauding parishioners and others who donated 69

December 4, 2018 11:25 AM Chief at Alibaba video site Youku steps down amid corruption probe

BEIJING (Reuters) - The president of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s video streaming service, Youku, has stepped down and is believed to be talking to Chinese authorities as part of a potential corruption case, the company said on Tuesday. The abrupt departure comes amid a wider reshuffle of Alibaba executives as the company shores up its leadership following 138

December 3, 2018 5:07 PM Curiosity rover spots 'shiny' object on Mars and NASA isn't sure what it is

Image taken by ChemCam: Remote Micro-Imager (CHEMCAM_RMI) onboard NASA's Mars rover Curiosity on Sol 2242 (2018-11-26 16:34:32 UTC). (NASA/JPL-Caltech/LANL) Last month marked a new pinnacle for space exploration, as the InSight lander became NASA's first probe to reach Mars and land successfully since the Curiosity rover did in 2012. But the Curiosity 128