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Factbox: 'This is stunning' – Quotes from Capitol Hill on Day 6 of Trump impeachment trial

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s Senate impeachment trial was overshadowed on Monday by an unpublished manuscript from former national security adviser John Bolton that said Trump wanted to freeze U.S. aid to Ukraine to pressure the country for politically beneficial investigations. The following are selected quotes: REPUBLICAN SENATOR MITT ROMNEY “I think it’s […]

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Acceleron's pulmonary hypertension treatment meets main goal, shares soar 79%

(Reuters) – Acceleron Pharma Inc (XLRN.O) said on Monday its investigational treatment for a rare, deadly lung disease called pulmonary arterial hypertension met the main goal in a mid-stage trial, sending its shares surging 79%. The treatment, sotatercept, showed significant reduction in pulmonary vascular resistance versus placebo at week 24. It also showed significant improvements […]

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Acceleron's pulmonary hypertension treatment meets main goal, shares soar 53%

(Reuters) – Acceleron Pharma Inc (XLRN.O) said on Monday its investigational treatment for pulmonary arterial hypertension met the main goal in a mid-stage trial, sending its shares surging 53%. The treatment, sotatercept, showed significant reduction in pulmonary vascular resistance versus placebo at week 24. Pulmonary arterial hypertension, or PAH, occurs when arteries in the lungs […]

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Epstein probe gets 'zero cooperation' from Prince Andrew – U.S. prosecutor

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Andrew has provided “zero cooperation” to U.S. authorities probing sex trafficking allegedly carried out by deceased financier Jeffrey Epstein and co-conspirators, a prosecutor said on Monday. The FBI and U.S. federal prosecutors contacted Prince Andrew’s lawyers and requested an interview with the prince, who socialized with Epstein, Manhattan-based U.S. Attorney […]

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