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Boston Scientific won a patent infringement verdict against Edwards Lifesciences Corp. over a heart valve device. (AP)

Boston Scientific Wins $35M Verdict In Heart Valve Patent Suit

A Delaware federal jury found Tuesday that Edwards Lifesciences Corp. damaged Boston Scientific SciMed Inc. to the tune of $35.4 million by infringing a heart valve patent, while rejecting claims that Boston Scientific infringed three Edwards patents.

  • Congress Sends Sweeping $867B Farm Bill To Trump

    After an eight-month wrestling match about provisions ranging from food stamp work requirements to limits on farm subsidies, the House of Representatives passed an $867 billion farm bill Wednesday, sending a sweeping set of reforms to food and agriculture policy to President Donald Trump.

  • GOP Sen. Says He May Allow FCC Nominee Vote Soon

    The hurdle blocking the confirmation of two Federal Communications Commission nominees could be removed by the end of the year.

  • National Enquirer Co. Admits Covering Up Trump Affair Story

    American Media Inc., which publishes the National Enquirer, has admitted to paying a woman $150,000 in order to help President Donald Trump hide his alleged affairs and bolster his chances of being elected president, federal prosecutors revealed on Wednesday.

  • UK's May Survives But Weakened After Brexit Revolt In Party

    Prime Minister Theresa May survived a coup attempt by rebel lawmakers within her Conservative Party late Wednesday, winning a no-confidence vote by a sufficiently large margin to allow her to continue pushing to get a draft Brexit withdrawal agreement through a hostile Parliament.

  • Catalina Marketing Files For Ch. 11 To Cut Debt By $1.6B

    Catalina Marketing Corp. filed for Chapter 11 in Delaware bankruptcy court Wednesday, saying it had a preapproved reorganization plan that would allow the consumer packaged goods marketer to shed $1.6 billion in debt.

  • Ex-Biotech Exec Avoids Prison For Lying To SEC

    A California biotech entrepreneur avoided jail time Wednesday for lying to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, receiving five months' home confinement and up to five years' probation from a Massachusetts federal judge on a conviction stemming from a pump-and-dump scheme.

  • Cohen Gets 3 Years For Russia Lies, Paying Trump Women

    A Manhattan federal judge sentenced Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, to three years in prison Wednesday for a “smorgasbord” of crimes, including paying off two women who said they had affairs with the president, lying to Congress about Russia, and dodging taxes on $4.1 million of income.

  • ZeniMax, Oculus End Appeals Of $304M IP Judgment

    ZeniMax Media Inc. and Oculus VR LLC announced Monday they settled their cross-appeals in the Fifth Circuit stemming from disputes that led to a final judgment of $304 million in favor of ZeniMax after a jury found that Facebook-owned Oculus infringed its virtual reality intellectual property.

  • Stormy Daniels Owes Trump Attys $300K In Fees, Sanctions

    Stormy Daniels must pay President Donald Trump's attorneys approximately $300,000 in fees, costs and sanctions, which was less than half of what they originally sought, a California federal judge ordered Tuesday following the dismissal of the adult film star's defamation suit against the president.

  • Senate OKs Trump's 8th Circ. Pick Despite Flake Opposition

    The U.S. Senate relied on Vice President Mike Pence for the first time to confirm one of President Donald Trump's appeals court judges, as he cast the tie-breaking vote for Eighth Circuit nominee Jonathan Kobes over the objections of Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz.

  • Hearing Set To Determine If Manafort Lied

    A D.C. federal judge Tuesday tentatively scheduled a hearing for Jan. 25 to determine whether Paul Manafort violated his plea agreement by lying to special prosecutor Robert Mueller.

  • Ex-Bloomberg, Turner Execs Charged In $15M Bribery Case

    Former Bloomberg LP and Turner Construction executives helped steal $15 million from the media giant by rigging bids and handling bribes — sometimes code-named “sandwiches” — linked to interior construction work at two Bloomberg offices, Manhattan’s district attorney alleged Tuesday.