Exclusive: Space firm founded by billionaire Paul Allen closing operations – sources

Stratolaunch Systems Corporation, the space company founded by late billionaire and Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen, is closing operations, cutting short ambitious plans to challenge traditional aerospace companies in a new “space race,” four people familiar with the matter said … Read more…

‘He always brings them up’: Trump tries to steer border wall deal to North Dakota firm

Exclusive: Fisher Industries, which claims it can build the barrier faster and cheaper than Army Corps of Engineers, has started work on private section of barrier in New Mexico. Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to … Read more…

Tobacco company Philip Morris starts life insurance firm that offers discounts to smokers who quit

Philip Morris International, the tobacco company that sells Marlboro cigarettes around the world, is getting into the life insurance business. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% … Read more…

Russian firm wants to disclose ‘sensitive’ US government info in Mueller court fight

A Russian firm indicted by special counsel Robert Mueller plans to ask a U.S. court to allow it to share information that the U.S. government considers “sensitive.” ABC News: Top Stories SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive … Read more…

Overdoses, bedsores, broken bones: What happened when a private-equity firm sought profits in caring for the most vulnerable

A rise in health-code violations at the second-largest U.S. nursing home chain began after the Carlyle Group orchestrated a deal that extracted $ 1.3 billion for investors but left the firm with untenable financial obligations, according to interviews and financial … Read more…