Eli Lilly and Princeton University are suing generic drugmaker Barr Laboratories in a federal court for allegedly infringing a US patent owned by Princeton and exclusively licensed to Lilly as the basis for its blockbuster lung cancer chemotherapeutic Alimta.

The suit is the third filed by co-plaintiffs Lilly and Princeton against generic drug makers looking to manufacture a knock-off of the drug prior to the patent's expiration in an effort to protect their interest in a compound that generated more than $1 billion in revenues last year.

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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is considering using DNA tests to determine relatedness between adult and child migrants, the Daily Caller reports.

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