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Government workers begin shutdown as Senate vote looms1/22/2018 4:43:02 PMWASHINGTON - Hundreds of thousands of federal workers began shutting down operations on Monday with the U.S. government closed and the Senate prepared to try again to restore funding, if only temporarily, and resolve a dispute over immigration.New drugs recast $10 billion hemophilia market as Sanofi swoops in1/22/2018 4:54:05 PMLONDON - Sanofi is placing a big bet on the $10 billion-a-year hemophilia market at a testing time, as scientific advances overhaul traditional approaches to treating the rare uncontrolled bleeding disorder.FDA's tobacco stance faces test with Philip Morris iQOS device1/22/2018 9:41:11 AMWASHINGTON - In a decision expected to test the Trump administration's approach to tobacco regulation, U.S. health advisers will vote this week on whether to allow Philip Morris International Inc to sell its novel iQOS tobacco device and claim it is less harmful than cigarettes.Senator says FBI lost crucial texts tied to Clinton probe1/22/2018 1:40:09 AMWASHINGTON - The Federal Bureau of Investigation has lost about five months worth of text messages between two staffers who worked on probes into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's emails and possible collusion between Russia and President Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, according to a Republican lawmaker.Turkey says campaign against U.S.-backed Kurdish force in Syria will be swift1/22/2018 5:28:07 PMHASSA, Turkey - Turkey shelled targets in northern Syria on Monday and said it would swiftly crush the U.S.-backed Kurdish YPG fighters who control the Afrin region, amid growing international concern over its three-day-old military operation.U.S. Embassy in Israel to move to Jerusalem by end of 2019: Pence1/22/2018 5:24:45 PMJERUSALEM - The U.S. Embassy in Israel will move to Jerusalem by the end of 2019, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said in a speech to the Israeli parliament on Monday that highlighted a policy shift that has stoked Palestinian anger and international concern.Trust in U.S. institutions plunges in Trump's first year1/22/2018 6:36:07 AMDAVOS, Switzerland - Trust in U.S. institutions, particularly the government, has plunged in President Donald Trump's first year in office, according to a leading survey released on the eve of the World Economic Forum in Davos.China's top paper says U.S. forcing China to accelerate South China Sea deployments1/22/2018 5:29:41 AMBEIJING - China's top newspaper, decrying Washington as a trouble-maker, said on Monday U.S. moves in the South China Sea like last week's freedom of navigation operation will only cause China to strengthen its deployments in the disputed waterway.Exclusive: U.S. sanctions curb Microsoft sales to hundreds of Russian firms1/22/2018 11:06:46 AMMOSCOW - Two of Microsoft's official distributors in Russia have imposed restrictions on sales of Microsoft software to more than 200 Russian companies following new U.S. sanctions, according to notifications circulated by the distributors.Ski lift: North Korea may capitalize on joint Olympics training visit1/22/2018 2:47:54 AMSEOUL - South Korea's offer to send athletes to a North Korean ski resort for joint training ahead of next month's Olympics risks giving leader Kim Jong Un's regime legitimacy and some much needed cash, North Korean defectors and experts say.