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FILE- In this June 19, 2017 file photo, former Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO, Martin Shkreli, center, arrives at Brooklyn federal court in New York with members of his legal team. Jurors heard testimony from the government's last witness on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, a day after Shkreli's lawyer told the court his client won't take the witness stand during his securities fraud trial. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
'Pharma Bro' won't stop talking, except to jury in trial'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli says on social media that he's being railroaded at his securities fraud trial, but he won't be defending himself in court
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., leads fellow Democratic Senators to meet supporters outside the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, July 25, 2017, after the Senate voted to start debating Republican legislation to tear down much of the Obama health care law. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Senate GOP consider a "skinny" version of health care billRepublican senators are looking to go "skinny" as they struggle to repeal key parts of former President Barack Obama's health law
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International Brotherhood of Teamsters organizer Wamon Hock, right, helps lead a chant during a protest outside the McKesson Corp. shareholders meeting in Irving, Texas, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. McKesson Corp. is the largest U.S. distributor of prescription drugs. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
Drug wholesaler to make board change after opioid protestDrug distributor McKesson, pressed by a Teamsters-led protest over its role in the U.S. opioid epidemic, will create an independent board chairman position.
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Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas talks to reporters outside his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 26. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Trump assails GOP senator who opposed health care billPresident Donald Trump is accusing a Republican senator of disappointing the country by opposing the GOP effort to demolish the Obama health care law
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FILE - In this Saturday, July 1, 2017, file photo, a man is treated for suspected cholera infection at a hospital in Sanaa, Yemen. Since April, a cholera epidemic has ravaged the country with around 400,000 suspected cases and over 1,800 deaths. The rainy season underway threatens to worsen the situation and the number of cholera cases is expected to double by the end of the year, according to ICRC. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)
UN says 80 percent of Yemeni children need humanitarian aidUN agencies say nearly 80 percent of Yemeni children need immediate humanitarian assistance
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US salmonella outbreak linked to papayas from Mexico; 1 deadU.S. health officials are investigating a salmonella outbreak linked to papayas from Mexico that has killed a person in New York City and sickened another 46 people in 12 states
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In this Tuesday, April 25, 2017 photo, post doctoral fellow Leslie Mitchell, works at her bench at a New York University lab in the Alexandria Center for Life Sciences in New York, where researchers are attempting to create completely man-made, custom-built DNA. Mitchell says it took her a couple months to build her chromosome but longer to debug. "The tiniest change in the code can have dramatic effect on growth,” she said. “We are learning new rules about how cells operate by building from scratch." (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
How scientists redesign DNA codesScientists are redesigning the genetic code of yeast, aiming to produce strains that operate on custom-made DNA
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In this Tuesday, April 25, 2017 photo, post doctoral fellow Leslie Mitchell, works at her bench at a New York University lab in the Alexandria Center for Life Sciences in New York, where researchers are attempting to create completely man-made, custom-built DNA. Mitchell says it took her a couple months to build her chromosome but longer to debug. "The tiniest change in the code can have dramatic effect on growth,” she said. “We are learning new rules about how cells operate by building from scratch." (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Scientists build DNA from scratch to alter life's blueprintScientists are building yeast DNA from scratch, a stepping stone toward making new organisms
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Former Chinese Vice Health Minister Huang Jiefu speaks during an interview in Beijing, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. Huang, the chief architect of China's organ transplant program, says the country is on track to lead the world in transplant surgeries by 2020. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
AP Interview: China to lead in organ transplants by 2020AP Interview: The chief architect of China's organ transplant program says the country is on track to lead the world in transplant surgeries by 2020
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FILE - This April 7, 1998 file photo shows capsules of the drug thalidomide at the Celgene Corp. in Warren, N.J, printed with a symbol warning pregnant or soon-to-be pregnant women against use of the drug that had caused thousands of infant deformities. Celgene has agreed to pay $280 million to settle a federal lawsuit alleging it committed fraud by promoting a drug for leprosy and another therapy for unapproved cancer treatments, federal prosecutors announced Tuesday, July 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Mike Derer, File)
Pharmaceutical company Celgene settles suit for $280 millionA pharmaceutical company has agreed to cough up $280 million to settle a lawsuit in federal court in Los Angeles alleging it committed fraud promoting two cancer drugs for unapproved purposes
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FILE - In this May 31, 2013 file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference to announce the increase in penalties for texting while driving in New York. New York state is set to study the use of a device known as the “textalyzer” that would allow police to determine whether a motorist involved in a serious crash was texting while driving. Cuomo announced Wednesday, July 26, 2017, that he would direct the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee to examine the technology, as well as the privacy and constitutional questions it could raise. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
New York eyes 'textalyzer' to bust drivers using phonesNew York state will study the use of a device known as the "textalyzer" that would allow police to determine whether a motorist involved in a crash was texting while driving
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., smiles as he talks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 25, 2017, after Vice President Mike Pence broke a 50-50 tie to start debating Republican legislation to tear down much of the Obama health care law. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Senate opens 'Obamacare' debate at last but outcome in doubtProdded by President Donald Trump, a bitterly divided Senate has voted, at long last, to open debate on legislation to repeal and replace 'Obamacare.'
The Associated Press14 hours ago
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