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Federal Judge Dismisses States' Gun Lawsuit

HELENA, Mont. - (AP) A federal judge in Missoula has dismissed a lawsuit by gun rights advocates and states seeking freedom from federal gun laws, a move that the advocates promised to appeal. The decision Wednesday from U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy was expected since his magistrate a month ago...

Chinese Drug Company, CEO Plead Guilty To Selling Illegal Drug, Pay $7.5M

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - (Mealey's) A Chinese pharmaceutical company and its chief executive officer on Oct. 6 pleaded guilty in absentia to federal criminal charges of illegally distributing unapproved human growth hormone and will pay $7.5 million in forfeiture and a community service contribution (...

Government Urges Appeals Court To Uphold Health Care Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Obama administration said Wednesday that health care reforms should be upheld in the courts because the costs of the uninsured are a burden on interstate commerce. In arguments filed in a federal appeals court in Atlanta, the government said the new law provided a comprehensive...

11th Circuit Strikes Health Insurance Requirement

ATLANTA - (AP) A federal appeals panel struck down the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's sweeping health care overhaul Friday, moving the argument over whether Americans can be required to buy health insurance a step closer to the U.S. Supreme Court. The divided three-judge panel of the 11th...