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Mylan NV said it would launch the first generic version of its allergy auto-injector EpiPen for $300, half the price of the branded product, the drugmaker's second step in less than a week to counter the backlash over the product's steep price. The company reduced the out-of-pocket costs of EpiPen for some patients on Thursday, but kept the list price at about $600, a move that U.S. lawmakers and Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said was not enough. Mylan said on Monday it expected to launch the generic product "in several weeks", an unusual move considering the branded bestseller is still patent protected and major rival treatments have failed to get regulatory clearances.
NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin is done playing the good wife to Anthony Weiner, announcing Monday she is leaving the serially sexting ex-congressman after he was accused of sending raunchy photos and messages to yet another woman.
Wall Street registered solid gains Monday on signs of firm US consumer spending and rising expectations that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates as soon as late September. The broad-based S&P 500 added 0.5 percent at 2,180.38, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite rose 0.3 percent to 5,232.33. The markets opened higher and added to their gains during the session, helped by Commerce Department data showing consumer spending rose 0.3 percent in July while prices were flat.