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Sanofi to pay Lexicon $260 million for terminated partnership

Sanofi to pay Lexicon $260 million for terminated partnership

11.09.2019 | Saumya Sibi Joseph, Shailesh Kuber | 905

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday France’s Sanofi SA will pay the drugmaker $260 million for the termination of their partnership to develop diabetes drug Zynquista.

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Brexit in chaos after court rules PM's suspension of parliament was unlawful

Brexit in chaos after court rules PM's suspension of parliament was unlawful

11.09.2019 | Michael Holden, Guy Faulconbridge | 910

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s suspension of the British parliament was unlawful, a Scottish court ruled on Wednesday, prompting immediate calls for lawmakers to return to work as the government and parliament battle over the future of Brexit.

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Google to pay $170 million settlement in child privacy case

Google to pay $170 million settlement in child privacy case

6.09.2019 | Tate Brown | 1204

Google and YouTube agreed Wednesday to pay $170 million in order to settle with the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the New York Attorney General.

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British lawmakers vote against Boris Johnson on no-deal Brexit

British lawmakers vote against Boris Johnson on no-deal Brexit

6.09.2019 | Xi Lucy Shi | 1000

British lawmakers on Tuesday voted to prevent Prime Minister Boris Johnson from taking the country out of the EU without a formal agreement, pushing Britain to call for a new election.

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UN report details human rights violations in Burundi ahead of 2020 elections

UN report details human rights violations in Burundi ahead of 2020 elections

6.09.2019 | Matthew Borges | 1029

The Report of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Burundi, released Wednesday, details human rights violations committed in Burundi since their last report in 2018.

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India Complicated the Kashmir Dispute

India Complicated the Kashmir Dispute

3.09.2019 | Michael Barber | 1125

The constitutionality of the legislation revoking Articles 370 and 35A has been challenged in the India Supreme Court.

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Federal Appeals Court Allows Lawsuit Against Abu Ghraib Contractor to Proceed

Federal Appeals Court Allows Lawsuit Against Abu Ghraib Contractor to Proceed

28.08.2019 | Thomas DeLorenzo | 1115

A three-judge panel from the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has denied an appeal from a defense contractor to halt a lawsuit over their involvement in the 2004 Abu Ghraib prison scandal.

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China Lawmakers Approve New Law Allowing Local Governments to Tax Resources

China Lawmakers Approve New Law Allowing Local Governments to Tax Resources

28.08.2019 | Keegan Boyle | 1224

Chinese legislators on Monday approved a new law that will allow local governments to tax up to 164 resources at their own discretion.

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An American War with Iran: Legal and Strategic Implications for Israel

An American War with Iran: Legal and Strategic Implications for Israel

16.08.2019 | Louis Rene Beres | 1169

In apparent response to US President Donald Trump’s unilateral American withdrawal from the July 2015 Iran Pact (JCPOA), the Islamic Republic has seemingly reinvigorated its active nuclear program.

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The Return of the Federal Death Penalty

The Return of the Federal Death Penalty

5.08.2019 | Ashley Rundell | 1201

Attorney General William Barr’s decision directing the Bureau of Prisons to resume execution of inmates sentenced to death by the federal government is so inconsistent with recent developments with respect to the death penalty that it makes plain how the action is driven more by electoral politics than public safety or penal policy.

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