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U.S. cities propose framework for nationwide opioid settlement talks

Lawyers for counties and municipalities suing drug manufacturers and distributors over their alleged roles in the U.S. opioid epidemic on Friday pitc...

U.S. cities propose framework for nationwide opioid settlement talks

Source: reuters.com

UPDATE 2-U.S. cities propose framework for nationwide opioid settlement talks Lawyers for counties and municipalities suing drug manufacturers and distributors over their alleged roles in the U.S. opioid epidemic on Friday pitched a novel plan that would bring all 24,500 commun...
23:00 2019-06-14

U.S. judge expresses support for novel opioid settlement talks framework A federal judge on Tuesday expressed support for a novel plan by lawyers representing cities and counties suing drug companies over the U.S. opioid epidemic that would bring every community nationally...
20:34 2019-08-06

Reckitt in $1.4bn settlement over US opioid treatment probe Consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser said it has agreed to pay up to $1.4bn to settle US investigations into the sale and marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its former pharmaceuticals bus...
10:00 2019-07-11

U.S. Reaches $1.4 Billion Opioid-Drug Settlement With U.K.'s Reckitt U.K. consumer-goods company Reckitt Benckiser will pay up to $1.4 billion to settle U.S. investigations into whether its former pharmaceuticals unit organized a multibillion-dollar fraud to drive up s...
16:34 2019-07-11

Opioid manufacturer Insys files for bankruptcy after $225m settlement Insys Therapeutics founder and executives were convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe highly addictive painkiller A leading drug maker, whose founder and top executives have been convicted of bribi...
01:34 2019-06-11

Retired Oklahoma judge to mediate opioid settlement funds NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A former Oklahoma State Supreme Court justice will attempt to resolve a dispute over how to disburse an $85 million settlement of a state lawsuit with Teva Pharmaceuticals. Clevel...
15:51 2019-06-18

Opioid drugmaker Insys Chairman Steven Meyer quits after settlement with DoJ Insys Therapeutics Inc said on Thursday Chairman Steven Meyer and board member Pierre Lapalme will resign, a day after the opioid drugmaker agreed to settle a kickback probe with the U.S. Department o...
15:17 2019-06-06

Judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement with state of Oklahoma Teva had reached an agreement with the state of Oklahoma last month, just two days before the drugmaker was set to face a trial alongside Johnson & Johnson....
20:51 2019-06-27

Teva Pharmaceuticals Reaches $85 Million Settlement with Oklahoma in Opioid Lawsuit Israel-based Teva Pharmaceuticals has agreed to pay Oklahoma $85 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the state’s attorney general over the company’s involvement in fueling the opioid epidemic....
03:34 2019-05-27

Canada-U.S. opioid plan helps rebuild relations frayed from trade talks The ranking U.S. diplomat on drug enforcement policy is to visit Ottawa in July to kick-start a fresh round of co-operation between the two countries on tackling the opioid crisis....
17:51 2019-06-29

U.S. judge appoints Ken Feinberg mediator for Bayer Roundup settlement talks A U.S. judge on Wednesday appointed prominent attorney Kenneth Feinberg as mediator for court-mandated settlement talks in the federal litigation over allegations that Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roun...
01:00 2019-05-23

Comedian Chris Kattan talks opioid addiction, his 'Saturday Night Live' audition Veteran comedian Chris Kattan wasn't sure his life story could fill the pages of a book when he started writing his latest memoir, "Baby Don't Hurt Me."...
16:34 2019-05-28

U.S. judge appoints Ken Feinberg mediator in mandated Bayer Roundup settlement talks A U.S. judge has appointed prominent attorney Kenneth Feinberg as mediator for court-mandated settlement talks in the federal litigation over allegations that Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed ...
20:00 2019-05-22

Why Midsize Cities Struggle to Catch Up to Superstar Cities For decades, smaller metropolitan areas closed the income gap with bigger, richer ones, but no longer. So places like Winston-Salem, N.C., are trying to lay a new foundation for prosperity....
02:00 2019-07-17

SwiftUI is an expressive UI framework for iOS, MacOS, and more Apple launched its Swift programming language almost five years ago. It was designed to supplant Objective-C with something that’s powerful, expressive, and crucially, as easy for beginners to grasp a...
05:01 2019-06-04

What new collaborations will you be doing in Microsoft's Fluid Framework? Microsoft promises a new kind of shared interactive experience inside documents. But what does that really mean, and what does SharePoint have to do with it?...
13:17 2019-05-28

RBI Panel To Review Liquidity Management Framework The assessment of liquidity position by different market participants had varied markedly and was not always in sync with the actual systemic liquidity position of the economy, the statement said....
20:17 2019-06-06

Facebook launches robotics framework PyRobot Researchers from Facebook's Pittsburgh office and Carnegie Mellon University collaborated to make PyRobot, a robotics framework that works with ROS.Read More...
21:51 2019-06-20

Facebook researchers propose an AI assistant for Minecraft Facebook researchers propose in a paper building an intelligent assistant for Minecraft, which they argue is an ideal training ground for NLU agents.Read More...
01:00 2019-07-24

House Democrats propose $4,500 pay raise for Congress House spending leaders want to break a decadelong pay freeze and give members of Congress a cost-of-living bump that could pad their salaries with an extra $4,500 next year.Congressional salaries have...
19:51 2019-06-05

Sanders to propose eliminating all $1.6T of student debt in US: report Bernie Sanders, the 2020 hopeful, is set to announce on Monday a policy proposal that would eliminate all $1.6 trillion of American student debt, according to a report....
06:51 2019-06-24

Mexico to adjust tax framework to realities of digital economy Mexico's government will propose adjusting the tax system to address the "realities" of the digital economy and e-commerce when the 2020 budget is presented in September, Finance Ministry official Fra...
21:00 2019-07-31

House Democrats propose reinstating aid to Central America U.S. Democrats in the House of Representatives on Friday proposed reinstating hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras that was cut off by the Trump administration...
23:00 2019-06-21

11 companies propose guiding principles for self-driving vehicles A coalition of 11 companies published a whitepaper describing a framework for the development, testing, and validation of "safe" autonomous vehicles.Read More...
02:51 2019-07-03

Having an ethical framework is the best way to mitigate risks in autonomous technology Many technology professionals bristle at the word ethics as an intangible topic more likely to show up as a required training course than part of daily risk mitigation. But when called to defend how y...
11:51 2019-06-09

YouPorn offers ‘truly unique’ chance to propose on their site Their parents will be so proud! YouPorn, the adult entertainment website, is hoping to give one lucky lovebird the “truly unique” opportunity to propose to a significant other on the pornography-strea...
00:51 2019-06-19

Senators propose legislation to protect your phone at the border For years, US border agents have been demanding access to digital devices as people pass into and out of the country. The practice has raised red flags and lawsuits, and the number of searches has spi...
19:34 2019-05-23

Is it grossly sexist to propose to your girlfriend at her graduation ceremony? Surprise proposals are more and more popular – but they look dated and run the risk of denying women their momentRemember when people simply got engaged to one another, and didn’t feel the compunction...
17:17 2019-07-24

Id Software built a framework to make streaming video games better Bethesda is jumping on the cloud-gaming train with Orion, a software collection that optimizes game engines for streaming. Essentially, Orion is designed to make games run better on platforms like Goo...
07:51 2019-06-10

Ford, BMW, Honda, and Volkswagen agree to California emissions framework Ford, BMW, Volkswagen and Honda said on Thursday they have reached a voluntary agreement with the state of California to adopt compromise vehicle emissions rules....
22:51 2019-07-31

UPDATE 2-Hudson's Bay chairman, shareholders propose C$1.74 bln go-private deal Hudson's Bay Co Executive Chairman Richard Baker on Monday teamed up with other shareholders and offered to take the struggling Canadian retailer private in a C$1.74 billion cash deal....
19:51 2019-06-10

Why Salesforce decided to open source its Lightning Web Components framework Salesforce's Ryan Schellack spoke with TechRepublic about the company's announcement to open source its Lightning Web Components framework and build a community of developers around its platforms....
23:34 2019-06-14

Andrew Cuomo to propose bill that ‘redefines domestic terrorism’ ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced plans Wednesday to propose a bill that “redefines domestic terrorism” in light of an uptick in mass shootings nationwide. “There is an anger out ...
18:34 2019-08-14

Why Salesforce decided to open source Lightning Web Components Framework At TrailheaDX 2019, Salesforce's Ryan Shellack spoke with TechRepublic about the company's announcement to open source its Lightning Web Components Framework and build a community of developers around...
18:17 2019-06-14

Fed-backed group outlines framework on SOFR-linked mortgages A financial industry group backed by the Federal Reserve and other U.S. government agencies released on Thursday a proposal on how the mortgage industry would adopt the usage of the Secured Overnight ...
21:51 2019-07-11

How will Semantic Machines and its conversational engine transform Cortana and the Bot Framework? Microsoft wants to build an AI engine that can handle not just single commands but ongoing conversations on multiple topics that involve multiple agents....
19:34 2019-07-11

Mexico president says to propose tax break for struggling state oil company The Mexican government will propose a reduction in the tax burden of heavily indebted state oil company Pemex in the nation's 2020 budget, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Thursday. (Reporti...
16:51 2019-07-11

U.S. Drug distributors propose $10 billion to end state lawsuits over opioids: Bloomberg Drug wholesalers AmerisourceBergen Corp , McKesson Corp and Cardinal Health Inc have proposed a $10 billion settlement for claims that they played a part in the U.S. opioid epidemic, Bloomberg repor...
18:34 2019-08-06

Swiss propose house arrest, including for teenagers, to curb extremism The Swiss government on Wednesday proposed new laws aimed at preventing extremist violence and forcing people including children deemed a threat to be registered with authorities, with house arrest a ...
05:17 2019-05-23

Trump Condemns White Supremacy but Doesn’t Propose Gun Laws After Shootings President Trump addressed a country in mourning after mass shootings in Texas and Ohio killed 29 people. “Our nation must condemn racism, bigotry and white supremacy,” he said....
20:51 2019-08-05

Singapore unveils framework to facilitate 'trusted' data-sharing between organisations Regulators say the Trusted Data Sharing Framework aims to resolve challenges companies face in sharing data assets, including the need to ensure regulatory compliance as well as a lack of methodologie...
08:51 2019-06-28

Singapore hopes to groom data protection officers with training framework Government agency responsible for data protection legislation has released a competency framework and skills roadmap detailing skillsets data protection officers need, and expects more than 500 such p...
19:34 2019-07-17

Puerto Rico Board Unveils $35 Billion Bankruptcy-Exit Framework Puerto Rico’s financial supervisors struck a deal with creditors owed $3 billion that sets out a path for restructuring $35 billion in debt obligations and scaling back debt payments over the next 30 ...
18:00 2019-06-17

Creative thinking: Researchers propose solar methanol island using ocean CO₂ Enlarge / Artist's rendering of solar methanol islands. (credit: Novaton) Imagine an open ocean, Sun beating down overhead, with 70 islands of solar panels, each 100 meters (328 feet) in diameter, b...
00:51 2019-06-07

Russian lawmakers propose making local software mandatory on smartphones Russian lawmakers want to make it a legal requirement for all smartphones, computers and smart TV sets sold in Russia to come pre-installed with certain Russian software in a bid to support domestic s...
17:34 2019-07-19

DeSantis Signs Sanctuary Cities Ban Into Law, Despite Florida Having No Sanctuary Cities In a political move that serves no other purpose than to appeal to Florida’s xenophobic Republican base, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill into law Friday that bans sanctuary cities from the state....
21:01 2019-06-16

NY lawmakers propose bill that would require cars to have rear-seat detection devices A state bill that would require car manufacturers to install a device to protect children from being abandoned in hot cars was introduced Friday as two twin babies who roasted to death in the Bronx we...
02:51 2019-08-03

U.S. markets regulator seeks public comment on expanding private offerings framework The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday invited the public to comment on whether it should expand its private offering framework, a move to consider boosting the number of investors in ...
21:34 2019-06-18

Biden unveils climate change plan using Green New Deal as framework, after AOC criticism Warning that “we must take drastic action now to address the climate disaster facing the nation and our world,” former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday unveiled a wide-ranging plan to combat climat...
14:51 2019-06-04

Jeffrey Epstein's lawyers propose up to $77 million bail package in child sex traffic case The filing came three days after Jeffrey Epstein was formally charged with two sex trafficking counts in U.S. District Court in Manhattan. He is a former friend of presidents Donald Trump and Bill Cli...
20:00 2019-07-11

Facebook open-sources deep learning framework Pythia for image and language models Facebook's Pythia deep learning framework, which is now available in open source, is designed to benchmark natural language processing and vision AI models.Read More...
02:17 2019-05-22

Trump administration to propose rule that would cut 3.1 million people from food stamp program: report The Trump administration is set to propose a rule Tuesday that would cut about 3.1 million Americans from the food-stamp program in an effort to save taxpayers about $2.5 billion a year, reports said....
15:51 2019-07-23

Taiwan leader says the Hong Kong protests show ‘one country, two systems’ framework doesn’t work TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan leader says the Hong Kong protests show ‘one country, two systems’ framework doesn’t work. The post Taiwan leader says the Hong Kong protests show ‘...
12:00 2019-06-13

Yes, a nationwide $15 minimum wage would be quite damaging Praise be, we now have the economic research to prove that higher minimum wages have no ill effects, so let's push onward to $15 an hour for all, right? I predict that's what will be said about new re...
07:34 2019-06-05

How Argentina's nationwide blackout happened Blackouts that affect an entire country are incredibly rare. So how did it happen in Argentina? DW examines what occurred in the South American country....
12:17 2019-06-17

AT&T customers dialing 911 go through a nationwide outage, again If you are on AT&T and tried to call the emergency 911 number in the past 24 hours, you may have had trouble connecting on Tuesday morning. The carrier went through a nationwide connectivity disruptio...
09:34 2019-07-03

Informational pickets held nationwide by RNs TUCSON – A nationwide informational picket was held Tuesday in front of numerous hospitals. Here in Tucson, there were two one this morning at St. Joseph’s Hospital, this afternoon at St. Mary’s. Both...
08:34 2019-05-29

Argentina, Paraguay hit by nationwide electric blackout Argentina and Uruguay were completely without electricity and other South American countries had a partial blackout after a "massive failure" in an interconnection system, a utility distributor said S...
15:34 2019-06-17

AT&T customers dialing 911 faced a nationwide outage, again If you are on AT&T and tried to call the emergency 911 number in the past 24 hours, you may have had trouble connecting on Tuesday morning. The carrier went through a nationwide connectivity disruptio...
15:51 2019-07-03

Air Force warns about nationwide threat of ‘incels’ Air Force instructors have been warning troops about the growing threat of radicalized “incels” — aka guys who can’t find women to sleep with them, a report says. Airmen statio...
01:34 2019-06-22

Comcast's Xfinity suffering nationwide outage Comcast's Xfinity internet service appears to be down in regions across the US, according to Down Detector, tweets from multiple users and one of Engadget's editors. Service is either comple...
18:34 2019-08-06

Target's registers suffered a nationwide outage Target can't quite escape its technical woes, apparently. The retail giant's registers suffered a roughly two-hour nationwide outage in mid-day on June 15th, preventing customers from makin...
19:34 2019-06-16

Starbucks to deliver nationwide with help from Uber Eats Starbucks will take delivery nationwide in early 2020 through a partnership with Uber Eats. Buzz60’s Sean Dowling has more.       ...
17:34 2019-07-24

Gillibrand unveils plan to legalize pot nationwide 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., rolled out her plan to legalize pot and expunge all records for non-violent marijuana convictions, she announced on Wednesday. ...
11:00 2019-06-06

CVS eye drops added to nationwide recall because they may not be sterile Altaire Pharmaceuticals Inc. has recalled 30 different types of CVS Health eye drops and ointments because they may not be sterile.       ...
08:17 2019-07-16

Why Burger King is selling $1 tacos nationwide Move over Whopper, it’s taco time. Burger King is now selling $1 BK Crispy Tacos for a limited period of time. In a move that’s sure to delight the late-night bar crowd, BK is aiming to co...
21:51 2019-07-09

Jeffrey Epstein's lawyers propose up to $77M bail for accused sex trafficker's release Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein's lawyers seek his release on a bail package as high as $77 million while the New York financier fights charges        ...
01:17 2019-07-12

Trump delays nationwide operation to deport immigrants WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he is delaying a nationwide sweep to deport people living in the U.S. illegally. He said in a tweet Saturday he would delay for two weeks to give lawmaker...
23:17 2019-06-22

Burger King is taking the Impossible Whopper nationwide The impossible is finally happening: A meatless burger will be sold at Burger King locations nationwide starting Aug. 8. The fast-food chain announced today that it’s adding the much-hyped Impos...
22:34 2019-08-01

Shake Shack taps Grubhub for nationwide delivery Shake Shack CEO Randy Garutti says the partnership was the result of a "journey" after working with Grubhub, Doordash, Caviar and Postmates for the past two years....
04:34 2019-08-06

One of Garmin's best smartwatches is on sale for an all-time low price nationwide Garmin may not be the first brand to come to mind when thinking about Apple Watch alternatives at reasonable price points, but according to a recent market report, the US-based company is ranked prett...
12:01 2019-06-04

Plasma donations needed amid nationwide shortage (WBAL) A Baltimore-area mother is pleading for more plasma donors to come forward. A nationwide shortage has people living with immunodeficiency on edge. “People don’t know the diagnosis a...
21:34 2019-07-17

China to launch new round of nationwide environmental inspections China will soon begin dispatching teams of inspectors to its provinces and regions in a new nationwide probe into environmental compliance, with the performance of state-owned firms one of its big pri...
19:51 2019-06-27

Starbucks plans nationwide delivery in the US with Uber Eats More Americans will be able to take advantage of on-demand Frappuccinos. Starbucks announced today that it's expanding its partnership with Uber Eats, aiming for nationwide delivery by early 2020...
04:34 2019-07-24

Pete Buttigieg has raised more money from NYC residents than de Blasio got nationwide He’s New York’s favorite mayor — and he works about 700 miles away! The Big Apple showered Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg — the mayor of tiny South Bend, Indiana — with $...
22:17 2019-07-16

Coca-Cola to Sell Its First Alcoholic Drink Nationwide in Japan Coca-Cola plans to sell an alcoholic, lemon-flavored fizzy drink nationwide in Japan, following what it says was a successful test of the 133-year-old company’s first cocktail....
12:17 2019-07-23

CVS Health, Ocusoft eye drops added to nationwide recall because they may not be sterile Altaire Pharmaceuticals Inc. has recalled 30 CVS Health eye drops and ointments, 15 Ocusoft products and other eye items because they may not be sterile.       ...
06:51 2019-07-17

USDA: Beef products recalled nationwide due to E.coli concerns TUCSON –Aurora Packing Company, Inc., is recalling more than 62,000 pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with E.coli, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Se...
21:00 2019-05-23

Pelosi urges Trump to abandon planned ICE raids nationwide House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged President Trump on Saturday to abandon planned raids around the country to deport illegal immigrants. “Tomorrow is Sunday, and as many people of faith attend rel...
09:51 2019-06-23

Chick-fil-A adds Mac & Cheese to restaurants nationwide starting Monday Chick-fil-A restaurants nationwide now have Mac & Cheese as a side with lunch and dinner and as a Kid's Meal option, the chicken chain announced.       ...
19:34 2019-08-12

Amazon plans nationwide broadband—with both home and mobile service Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Olena_T) Amazon is seeking government permission to launch 3,236 broadband satellites that would cover nearly all of the United States and much of the rest of the wor...
00:34 2019-07-09

Customs computer system crash causes nationwide airport delays “#CustomsApocalypse.” The US Customs and Border Protection agency’s computer system experienced a nationwide shutdown Friday — causing major delays and massive lines at airports. ...
01:34 2019-08-17

Burger King to launch 'Impossible Whopper' nationwide next week Fast food franchise Burger King said Thursday it will launch its plant-based "Impossible Whopper" nationwide, after it made a successful trial run in certain U.S. markets....
02:51 2019-08-02

Nationwide Injunctions Speak to Judiciary’s Growing Power, Barr Says The broad use of such injunctions illustrate how the federal district courts have undermined executive authority, the attorney general said in a speech on Tuesday evening....
06:51 2019-05-22

Monaco debuts Europe’s first nationwide 5G network, using Huawei gear The first country in Europe to have full nationwide 5G is a small principality, backed by controversial networking gear from China's Huawei.Read More...
18:01 2019-07-10

Sudan: key protest group calls for nationwide 'civil disobedience' Sudanese Professionals Association says action will start on Sunday and end ‘when a civilian government announces itself’ A key protest group has announced a nationwide “civil disobedience” campaign i...
08:17 2019-06-09

Burger King takes the Impossible Whopper nationwide August 8th Burger King announced today that it is adding the Impossible Whopper -- the chain's famous Whopper burger made with a plant-based patty from Impossible Foods -- to its menu nationwide. Starting o...
19:51 2019-08-01

Ohio has first confirmed case of measles in 2 years amid nationwide outbreak Ohio had its first confirmed case of measles in two years amid a nationwide outbreak of the disease, according to a new report. The infected person, a young adult who lives in Stark County, had recent...
23:00 2019-07-12

Burger King’s plant-based Impossible Whopper is launching nationwide CNN – Burger King is hoping to be king of the “Impossible Burger.” The fast-food chain tested out a meatless “Impossible” Whopper in a few markets. It went so well, the burger ...
20:34 2019-08-01

Dems' nationwide effort to override Electoral College stumbles in Nevada The proposal would have automatically pledged the state's six Electoral College votes to the presidential candidate who wins the national popular vote....
02:51 2019-05-31

House Republicans block $19.1 billion nationwide disaster aid bill for third time A lone conservative objected as Democrats tried to advance long-delayed legislation that would spread more than $19 billion to U.S. states and territories....
00:17 2019-05-31

Why sports betting hasn't gone nationwide yet after Supreme Court ruling A regional divide has opened as states decide whether to expand their sports gambling options after the Supreme Court allowed states to legalize it.       ...
03:51 2019-06-24

Youth climate activists set for nationwide rallies ahead of landmark case Young people to hold day of action on Saturday highlighting lawsuit as youth-driven climate movement growsStudents in Austin, Texas, want you to veg out. Kids in Westport, Connecticut will screen a fi...
07:00 2019-06-01

Thousands of containers of baby formula recalled nationwide due to concerns of metal Perrigo Company plc is recalling more than 23,000 containers of baby formula sold at Walmart stores nationwide.        ...
18:51 2019-06-22

Get Out of Town With Alaska Airlines' Nationwide Flight Sale, Starting at $87 Roundtrip It’s time to start planning your end-of-summer and fall getaways, and you can look to Alaska Airlines’ latest flight sale for inspiration, with roundtrip tickets starting at $87 from dozens of cities....
21:17 2019-07-24

Trump says he’s delaying planned nationwide operation to remove immigrants illegally in US WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump says he’s delaying planned nationwide operation to remove immigrants illegally in US. The post Trump says he’s delaying planned nationwide operation to remove immig...
23:17 2019-06-22

JPMorgan to shutter its smartphone bank account a year after nationwide launch JPMorgan Chase & Co said on Thursday it is closing down its smartphone bank account called "Finn", which was aimed at young adults, a year after its nationwide launch....
16:51 2019-06-06

Is Target still down? After long waits and store closings, nationwide register outage ends Target registers are now working after a nationwide outage Saturday caused long checkout lines and closed some stores.       ...
01:34 2019-06-16

Utilities ask Congress to 'come to grips' with clean energy requirements by setting nationwide rules PHILADELPHIA — Some of the nation’s largest electric utilities are calling on Congress to provide uniform rules for clean energy to help them meet self-established goals for reducing carbon emissions....
10:51 2019-06-13

Great Wolf Lodge, known for its indoor water parks, has $84 rooms in nationwide sale Great Wolf Lodge's nationwide one-day sale has rooms starting at $84, but there are restrictions. Here's how to book.       ...
17:51 2019-07-31

Long-lost love letter from soldier sparks nationwide search for owner A nationwide search is underway for a soldier who wrote an adorable love letter to his sweetheart after being forced to miss their date -- more than 65 years ago....
23:34 2019-05-21

Experts cite 'bully parents' in decline in youth sports participation nationwide Youth sports have long been seen as a right of passage in American childhood – from Little League baseball to Pop Warner football – but participation levels are dropping nationwide because kids say it...
20:17 2019-05-31

Burger King's plant-based Impossible Whopper is coming to restaurants nationwide Burger King is taking its vegan-friendly Impossible Whopper nationwide for a limited time. Also Impossible Foods will soon sell in grocery stores.       ...
16:00 2019-08-01

Day after a nationwide register outage, Target's tech troubles continue on a smaller scale The great Target outage of 2019 continued on a smaller scale Sunday with shoppers reporting some stores were unable to process credit card purchases.       ...
03:34 2019-06-17

A beloved trans woman was brutally murdered by her boyfriend. Her story reveals a nationwide problem The story behind New York murder victim Josie Berrios is one of domestic violence and life in the transgender community.        ...
13:17 2019-06-13

Burger King's plant-based Impossible Whopper available nationwide for a limited time Burger King is taking its vegan-friendly Impossible Whopper nationwide for a limited time. Also Impossible Foods will soon sell in grocery stores.       ...
13:34 2019-08-08

Labor fight roils Bernie Sanders campaign, as workers demand the $15 hourly pay the candidate has proposed for employees nationwide The senator’s campaign was the first to unionize, a fact Sanders has touted, but its employees say they are struggling to make ends meet, documents show....
09:51 2019-07-19

First Opioid Trial Takes Aim at J & J Having settled with Purdue Pharma and Teva, Oklahoma will now try to blame Johnson & Johnson for its opioid disaster. Nearly 1,900 lawsuits remain nationwide....
19:17 2019-05-26

I went from cop to opioid drug dealer in one month Mark Restivo, 39, had dreamed of being in the NYPD since he was 5 years old. But when he was injured on the job and made to retire after only a few years on the force, an old habit with painkillers sp...
11:00 2019-07-18

Counties hit hardest by the opioid crisis 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the average number of drug-related deaths per 100,000 residents in all U.S. counties.        ...
17:34 2019-08-02

Can the UK avoid having a lethal opioid crisis like the one in the US? Doctors in the UK are concerned that it could follow the US into an opioid crisis, yet measures to prevent this could go too far and leave people in pain...
16:51 2019-05-21

How a lethal toxin might help in the opioid crisis In the midst of the opioid crisis, scientists are searching for nonaddictive alternatives. Some have turned to a toxin present in certain sea creatures....
17:00 2019-06-15

FTC: You'll Probably Get Almost Nothing From the Equifax Settlement Ever the parade-rainer, the Federal Trade Commission announced today that with so many Equifax breach victims opting for cash payments instead of free credit monitoring, each one of them will likely o...
21:00 2019-07-31

Nomura to pay $26.5m settlement to SEC Nomura will pay $26.5m (£21m) to settle charges in the US that it failed to properly supervise five former traders who lied to customers about mortgage bond prices....
22:00 2019-07-15

Obesity-related pain contributes to opioid use (Reuters Health) - Long-term use of prescription opioids for chronic pain is more common among people who are overweight or obese, a new study finds....
10:17 2019-06-19

Opioid prescriptions for six surgeries down by half, study says More than half of the patients included in a study who had one of six surgeries took no opioids after the procedure, report researchers testing out a new technique to pull back on opioid prescriptions...
07:01 2019-06-01

Oklahoma Faces Off Against J & J in First Trial of an Opioid Maker With Purdue Pharma and Teva settling the case, the state sought to hold J & J responsible for the broader opioid crisis. The company argued that it operated responsibly and lawfully....
02:00 2019-05-29

Opioid crisis hits nonunion plants, too The states where opioid abuse is most rampant are home to numerous nonunion auto plants. A number of those workplaces have policies to help workers with addiction....
07:34 2019-07-08

J&J vows to defend itself in talc, opioid lawsuits Johnson & Johnson vowed to defend itself against lawsuits alleging the company fueled the opioid crisis and that its namesake talc-based baby powder caused ovarian cancer and mesothelioma....
18:17 2019-07-16

People who need opioid overdose antidote aren't getting it Nine million more prescriptions for the antidote to opioid overdose could have been prescribed last year if medical providers had followed federal guidelines....
21:00 2019-08-06

A peek into opioid users' brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation's opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addiction, like methadone, do more than ease the cravin...
00:17 2019-07-11

Opioid epidemic 'making more organs available for transplant' The opioid epidemic has at least helped solve another medical crisis - the shortage of organs available for transplant, according to new research in the US....
16:34 2019-06-06

Treating deadly opioid epidemic is a top concern for UAW In the summer's contract talks, the union is seeking an expansion of employer-funded, union-administered assistance programs aimed at preventing the use of prescription painkillers from turning into h...
23:51 2019-07-08

Landmark US opioid trial begins in Oklahoma Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson has gone to trial in Oklahoma over its contribution to the state's opioid crisis. The case could set a precedent for thousands of other US lawsuits against dr...
03:51 2019-05-29

How a beloved HIV doctor became one of New York’s top opioid distributors For HIV-positive New Yorkers, Dr. Joseph Olivieri was a lifeline. “I stood 5-foot-11 and weighed 138 pounds when I started seeing Dr. Olivieri in 2007,” said one patient of the physician, who practice...
06:34 2019-08-11

Opioid treatment may reduce contact with law enforcement (Reuters Health) - Opioid users who get treatment for their drug dependency are less likely to have police encounters or to be charged with crimes, an Australian study suggests....
22:51 2019-07-12

Finally, More Criminal Charges for Opioid Executives A rare criminal charge has been brought against former executives at a company who helped pushed opioid pain medications across the U.S., helping to fuel the national opioid addiction crisis, accordin...
07:17 2019-07-19

Drug manufacturer to pay $225 million to end opioid investigations Drug manufacturer Insys Therapeutics Inc. has agreed to pay $225 million in order to end federal investigations into allegations that it used illegal marketing schemes to push a powerful opioid-based ...
06:34 2019-06-06

Here's Why Facebook's FTC Settlement Is a Joke After some rumor-milling and informed reportage attributable to anonymous sources, Facebook has finally made public the contours of its deal with the Federal Trade Commission to end a probe into its h...
00:34 2019-07-25

9,000-year-old settlement unearthed A huge Stone Age settlement unearthed outside Jerusalem may have been home to 3,000 people, the Neolithic equivalent of a large city, according to details released by the Israel Antiquities Authority ...
17:00 2019-07-17

4 Your Health: 1st time opioid users more at risk to get hooked People receiving opioids in the hospital for the first time are more at risk of becoming addicted. People who take opioids for the first time while in the hospital may be at a higher risk of long-term...
21:00 2019-06-18

Reckitt Benckiser to pay $1.4bn fine over opioid treatment sales Nurofen maker reaches deal with US over alleged fraudulent marketing of SuboxoneReckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay a $1.4bn (£1.1bn) fine to settle a US investigation into sales of a treatment for ad...
15:34 2019-07-11

Treating the deadly opioid epidemic is a top concern for UAW negotiations In the summer's contract talks, the union is seeking an expansion of employer-funded, union-administered assistance programs aimed at preventing the use of prescription painkillers from turning into h...
07:17 2019-07-08

The True Victims of the Opioid Crisis Are Starting to Rebel The push to end opioid abuse has ended up hurting the people who use the drugs legitimately. Now those chronic pain patients are starting a movement of their own....
15:17 2019-05-21

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end opioid addiction treatment probes Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to end U.S. federal investigations into the marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its former business Indivior, lifting a cloud that has ...
15:34 2019-07-11

Sales of opioid painkiller codeine have halved in Australia Sales of codeine have halved in Australia after an over-the-counter ban and fears that people would be driven to stronger prescriptions have not come true...
11:00 2019-05-22

First state trial against drugmakers in opioid crisis underway The nation’s first state trial against drugmakers blamed for contributing to the opioid crisis started Tuesday in Oklahoma.        ...
00:51 2019-05-29

Insys to pay $225 million, plead guilty in US over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks to induce doctors to prescribe highly addictive opioids....
04:00 2019-06-07

Insys files for bankruptcy after settling opioid case Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, about a week after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle a US probe into bribes it paid to doctors for prescribing a...
17:17 2019-06-10

Teva Settles Oklahoma Opioid Case for $85 Million The Israel-based drugmaker agreed to pay $85 million to resolve claims by the state of Oklahoma that the company’s marketing helped fuel a rise in opioid addiction....
21:34 2019-05-26

Does the drop in US drug deaths mean the opioid crisis is ending? Overdose deaths in the US have dropped for the first time in two decades, but many people are still dependent on painkillers and struggling to get them legally...
14:17 2019-07-19

UN health agency to remove controversial opioid guidelines The World Health Organization notified U.S. lawmakers Wednesday that it will discontinue two publications on prescribing opioid painkillers in response to allegations that the pharmaceutical industry ...
00:17 2019-06-21

Report: U.S. opioid prescribing rates higher than other countries About 79 percent of patients who felt pain during hospital visits in the United States received opioid prescriptions, which is nearly 30 percent higher than in other countries, a new study shows....
17:51 2019-07-31

Opioid drugmaker Insys Therapeutics files for bankruptcy Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, about a week after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle a U.S. probe into bribes it paid to doctors for prescri...
13:17 2019-06-10

Teva settles with Oklahoma for $85 million in opioid case NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — One of the drugmakers named in Oklahoma’s lawsuit over the opioid crisis has agreed to a settlement in which it will pay the state $85 million. Israeli-owned Teva Pharmaceut...
21:01 2019-05-26

Opioid manufacturer in kickback scheme files for bankruptcy Three open bottles of prescription medication. / Getty Images CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — An opioid manufacturing company whose founder was convicted of racketeering conspiracy for bribing doctors to presc...
19:34 2019-06-12

Legal Cannabis May Not Lower Opioid Overdose Deaths After All A new study seems to deal a serious blow to one of the pro-cannabis movement’s talking points: the idea that the more medical cannabis is legalized, the fewer people will die from opioid overdoses. Th...
23:51 2019-06-11

Second opioid distributor charged over role in U.S. drug epidemic An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives were charged on Thursday with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic by selling millions of pills despite signs the addictive drugs were b...
23:51 2019-07-18

Opioid drug defendants ask Oklahoma judge to end case The defendants in Oklahoma's trial against drugmakers are asking a judge to rule in their favor, arguing the state has failed to prove they're responsible for the opioid epidemic....
04:00 2019-07-04

UPDATE 2-Insys to pay $225 mln, plead guilty in U.S. over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks to induce doctors to prescribe highly addictive opio...
02:51 2019-06-06

Opioid stewardship programs help prevent misuse in hospitals As the U.S. wrestles with the problem of opioid addiction in the United States, many hospitals have adopted stewardship programs that may help curb the problem, a new study says....
22:00 2019-07-03

DEA tracked every opioid pill sold in the US. The data is out—and it’s horrific Enlarge / Members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters hold signs while protesting during the McKesson Corp. annual meeting at the Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce in Irving, Texas, US,...
05:01 2019-07-18

Louvre museum covers Sackler name after opioid protests France’s Louvre museum has taped over the Sackler name as donors to a wing of the building after protests against the family blamed for the opioid crisis in the United States...
11:00 2019-07-18

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end U.S. opioid addiction treatment probes Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve U.S. claims that its former pharmaceuticals business Indivior before it was spun out of the company carried out an illegal scheme to b...
23:00 2019-07-11

New Jersey sues Sackler family for opioid epidemic The New Jersey attorney general's office filed a lawsuit against members of the billionaire family behind pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma, alleging that the company's marketing strategies overstate...
16:34 2019-05-31

California sues opioid maker Purdue Pharma SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s attorney general is suing the pharmaceutical company behind the painkiller OxyContin. The lawsuit filed Monday accuses Purdue Pharma of falsely promoting t...
21:34 2019-06-03

Ohio doctor charged in opioid overdose deaths A critical care doctor facing murder charges in the overdose deaths of 25 patients has pleaded not guilty. A lawyer for Dr. William Husel said he didn't intend to kill patients. (June 5)  &...
01:34 2019-06-06

Federal government wants a cut of $270M Oklahoma got from opioid manufacturer Oklahoma received $270 million in its settlement with Purdue Pharma, the manufacturing giant behind dangerously addictive opioid OxyContin, but the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services want a po...
10:51 2019-06-29

Spotlight on Oklahoma for start of trial for opioid makers OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma is poised to become the first state to go to trial in a lawsuit against the makers of pharmaceuticals blamed for contributing to the nation’s opioid crisis. Several...
18:51 2019-05-27

Scientists peek into opioid users’ brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation’s opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addiction, like methadone, do more than ease the cravin...
21:51 2019-07-09

Florida ‘pill mills’ were ‘gas on the fire’ of opioid crisis FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida survives on tourism, but a decade ago thousands of visitors made frequent trips to the state not to visit its theme parks or beaches. Instead, they came for cheap and e...
17:51 2019-07-22

Insys to pay $225 million, plead guilty in U.S. over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks to induce doctors to prescribe highly addictive opio...
04:34 2019-06-06

China restricts opioid in tighter painkiller controls China has imposed new restrictions on the opioid oxycodone, its drug regulator said, as the country tightens control of its painkillers industry in the battle against drug addiction....
17:00 2019-08-07

5G and smart cities: everything you need to know After years of anticipation, 5G networks are finally here, promising to propel us into a new era of connectivity.Offering a major step-up from 4G networks, 5G offers huge upgrades in terms of speed an...
14:51 2019-06-12

FTC warns of Equifax settlement scams In the wake of Capital One’s data breach, the Federal Trade Commission is warning consumers about scams related to Equifax’s data breach. The FTC issued a tweet on Monday urging caution about fa...
00:34 2019-08-01

Equifax's $700 Million Settlement: How to Get Your Share Equifax Inc.’s $700 million settlement with federal and state regulators and with plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit provides for up to $425 million for the 147 million Americans affected by the bre...
03:51 2019-07-24

Facebook Agrees to Pay $5 Billion in FTC Settlement Facebook agreed to pay a record $5 billion fine and better police its data-privacy practices to settle a long-running federal investigation that has damaged the company’s standing with consumers and c...
15:51 2019-07-24

Harvey Weinstein accusers could get less than $60G each in settlement Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers will haul in $14 million as part of a proposed $44 million settlement with his sex assault accusers — while most of the alleged victims will get an average of $60,000....
16:34 2019-05-26

FTC approves roughly $5 bln Facebook settlement - WSJ The United States Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc over a long-running investigation into the company's privacy missteps, the Wall ...
23:34 2019-07-12

WSJ: Facebook reaches $5 billion FTC settlement The inevitable has happened for Facebook. After weeks of reports that the company was working to settle with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over its privacy practices, the two parties have finally...
02:17 2019-07-13

Opioid manufacturer Insys files for bankruptcy after kickback probe Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday amid mounting expenses driven by a U.S. Justice Department probe into claims it paid doctors bribes to prescribe a powerful o...
19:34 2019-06-10

Bring medically proven opioid treatments into jails and prisons President Trump may have a reputation for toughness, but the White House is taking a different approach with its newest plan to counteract crime and address the opioid crisis: Reduce punitive policies...
18:34 2019-05-23

Medical pot laws no answer for US opioid deaths, study finds A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths, challenging a favorite talking point of legal pot advocates. Researchers repeated an analysis that sp...
09:01 2019-06-12

Pills gained strength as opioid crisis grew: analysis An Associated Press analysis of drug distribution data released as a result of lawsuits against the industry found that the amount of opioids as measured by total potency continued to rise early this ...
09:51 2019-07-25

Overdose victim's father testifies in Oklahoma opioid trial of J&J The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose provided emotional testimony about the personal cost of the nationwide opioid epidemic during the second day of trial in a lawsui...
19:51 2019-05-29

Local Governments Seek Negotiating Power In Opioid Lawsuit COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Lawyers are asking a federal judge overseeing hundreds of lawsuits filed against manufacturers and distributors of opioid drugs to create a negotiating group consisting sol...
01:51 2019-06-16

The Latest: Maine sues opioid maker over deceptive marketing The Latest on lawsuits filed against opioid maker Purdue Pharma. 1 p.m. Maine's attorney general says in a lawsuit that Purdue Pharma deceptively marketed opioid drugs in the state over a decade while...
22:34 2019-06-03

REFILE-UPDATE 4-Reckitt to pay $1.4 bln to end opioid addiction treatment probes Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to end U.S. federal investigations into the marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its former business Indivior, lifting a cloud that has ...
14:34 2019-07-11

Opioid epidemic alone didn't cause life expectancy decline, study says New research argues poorer, less educated white adults are dying much earlier than more affluent white adults from internal diseases such as cardiovascular disease and cancers....
22:51 2019-06-13

'We had no idea': overdose victim's dad testifies in J&J Oklahoma opioid trial The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose provided emotional testimony about the U.S. opioid epidemic's personal cost on Wednesday during the second day of trial in a laws...
21:51 2019-05-29

Fate of opioid litigation hinges on government 'police power' The fate of thousands of lawsuits seeking to hold drugmakers responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic hinges in part on a thorny legal question: Can a company use a bankruptcy to stop lawsuits...
07:34 2019-06-28

Opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic, Oklahoma argues at trial's end Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial...
22:34 2019-07-15

Opioid maker agrees to pay $225M to settle federal probes WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics has agreed to pay $225 million to settle federal criminal and civil investigations. The settlement announced Wednes...
00:34 2019-06-06

Woman with opioid addiction to get regular methadone treatment in prison A Massachusetts woman will become the first known person to win approval from the U.S. Justice Department's Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to receive ongoing methadone treatment for her heroin addiction whil...
09:00 2019-06-08

Big drug distributor pays $22 million to settle U.S. opioid charges Morris & Dickson Co, one of the largest U.S. wholesale drug distributors, agreed to pay $22 million in civil penalties to settle U.S. government charges that it failed to report thousands of suspiciou...
00:00 2019-05-25

Louvre Museum first to remove Sackler family name after opioid protests France's Louvre Museum in Paris has become the first major institution to remove the Sackler family name after protests erupted against the family that is blamed for the deadly opioid crisis in the Un...
15:17 2019-07-18

At Purdue Pharma, Business Slumps as Opioid Lawsuits Mount OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is struggling with slumping sales, a shrinking workforce and restructuring problems as it battles lawsuits related to the opioid crisis....
20:17 2019-06-30

Oklahoma at trial says J&J's deceptive marketing fueled U.S. opioid crisis The state of Oklahoma accused Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday of using deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of addictive painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, at the start of the first...
19:51 2019-05-28

Insys to pay $225 mln, unit to plead guilty to settle U.S. opioid charges Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit agreed to plead guilty to five mail fraud counts to settle criminal and civil probes into its marketing of opioids, the U.S. Dep...
00:51 2019-06-06

CBD Might Help People Struggling With Opioid Addiction, Small Trial Shows A new study out Tuesday is the latest to suggest that cannabis—or at least a key ingredient of it—might help people struggling with addiction. It found that people with opioid use disorder experienced...
23:51 2019-05-21

UPDATE 2-Big drug distributor pays $22 mln to settle U.S. opioid charges Morris & Dickson Co, one of the largest U.S. wholesale drug distributors, agreed to pay $22 million in civil penalties to settle U.S. government charges that it failed to report thousands of suspiciou...
22:51 2019-05-24

Overdose victim's father to testify in Oklahoma opioid trial of J&J The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose is expected to testify on Wednesday on the second day of trial in a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker Johns...
15:51 2019-05-29

Minnesota, Nebraska to receive federal funding for opioid treatment The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Friday that Minnesota and Nebraska have been approved for Medicaid demonstrations that will match state funding to improve treatment for opioid...
00:17 2019-06-29

Big drug distributor pays $22 million to settle US opioid charges Morris & Dickson, one of the largest U.S. wholesale drug distributors, agreed to pay $22 million in civil penalties to settle U.S. government charges that it failed to report thousands of suspicious o...
22:17 2019-05-24

Could jail-based treatment be the answer to fatal opioid overdoses? As Massachusetts struggles with a dramatic spike in fatal overdoses, officials are sending men who have not committed any crimes to jails.        ...
15:00 2019-08-10

Capitalism gone wrong: how big pharma created America's opioid carnage A web of firms ramped up narcotic painkiller sales, creating the biggest drug epidemic in American history as profits surgedAs Oklahoma’s attorney general, Mike Hunter laid out his indictment against ...
12:34 2019-07-24

The Latest: Hawaii Sues Opioid Maker For Deceptive Marketing SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on lawsuits filed against opioid maker Purdue Pharma. 5:45 p.m. Hawaii has joined other states in filing lawsuits against opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma. Hawaii...
05:01 2019-06-04

An Australian Doctor’s Dream: Curing America’s Opioid Curse Dr. George O’Neil has implanted a device he invented into thousands of Australians who abuse opioids. But is it an answer for America’s addiction crisis?...
22:51 2019-06-06

UPDATE 2-Oklahoma at trial's end says opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial ...
19:01 2019-07-15

CDC Calls for Millions More Naloxone Prescriptions to Reverse Opioid Overdoses Across the U.S. There have been few glimmers of hope when it comes to the opioid crisis. But a new report this week from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests that many more people are now getting a...
05:00 2019-08-08

UPDATE 2-Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 mln to settle opioid claims Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd said on Sunday it had agreed to pay an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma days before the company was set to face trial over allegations that it and o...
23:17 2019-05-26

Top Executives of Insys, an Opioid Company, Are Found Guilty of Racketeering The defendants were accused of conspiring to bribe doctors to prescribe a fentanyl-based painkiller and misleading insurers about patients’ need for the drug....
18:00 2019-06-13

Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 million to settle opioid claims Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said on Sunday it had agreed an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma days before the company was set to face trial over allegations that it and other drugma...
21:34 2019-05-26

Oklahoma takes on drugmakers J&J, Teva in landmark opioid trial Gail Box vividly remembers the day in May 2011 when she first learned her 22-year-old son Austin, a University of Oklahoma linebacker, was abusing opioid painkillers: It was the day he died of an over...
13:51 2019-05-24

FDA proposes tighter opioid rules that would make new drugs less addictive Under the proposal, drugmakers would have to say whether their drug has "any characteristics that would mitigate the risks of overdose, abuse or the development of addiction."...
08:51 2019-06-21

Medical marijuana vs. opioid abuse: New study questions the connection Enlarge / Legal cannabis for sale in a tobacco shop in Italy. (credit: Stefano Guidi | Getty Images) In the US, federal law has severely restricted our ability to study any potential medical prope...
19:34 2019-06-13

Oklahoma makes final bid to hold J&J responsible for opioid epidemic Oklahoma's attorney general on Wednesday made his final bid to force Johnson & Johnson to pay $17 billion for its part in fueling the opioid epidemic, saying the drugmaker's "egregious" marketing caus...
03:34 2019-08-01

Insys Files for Chapter 11 Days After Settling Opioid Case Specialty-pharmaceutical company Insys Therapeutics filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy with plans to sell its assets, just days after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle federal charges over sales of ...
17:01 2019-06-10

Medical marijuana no longer tied to fewer opioid deaths (Reuters Health) - Legalizing medical marijuana no longer appears to be linked with a drop in fatal opioid overdoses, according to a new U.S. study that calls into question the potential for cannabis ...
06:34 2019-06-11

APNewsBreak: Iowa aide fired after reporting opioid scheme A secretary at Iowa's school for juvenile offenders has been fired after using her job to purchase pain pills from a former student who she says demanded payments to keep quiet about the transaction....
19:01 2019-05-24

Fed chief Powell says the economic impact of the opioid crisis is 'quite substantial' "An extraordinary number of people are taking opioids in one form or another," says Powell, during testimony before the House Financial Services Committee....
19:34 2019-07-10

UPDATE 1-Second opioid distributor charged over role in U.S. drug epidemic An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives were charged on Thursday with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic by selling millions of pills despite signs the addictive drugs were b...
23:34 2019-07-18

Insys becomes first drugmaker to file for bankruptcy to cover opioid penalties The moves comes one week after the company agreed to pay $225 million to resolve a federal investigation into a bribery scheme designed to induce doctors to overprescribe a fentanyl spray....
18:34 2019-06-10

Cities are heating up, how can we keep them cool? By 2050 Berlin could be as warm as Canberra in Australia. With cities around the world grappling over solutions to rising temperatures, Germany's sunniest city is wasting no time to act....
21:34 2019-08-02

20 European cities with hardly any tourists With overtourism showing no signs of abating in Europe's most famous destinations, there's never been a better time to seek out wonderful options that attract fewer visitors....
21:01 2019-07-24

These American cities will soon be under water The world’s ice has been melting and sea levels have been rising. Sooner or later thousands of coastal communities will become uninhabitable.        ...
15:17 2019-06-18

Best cities to land a summer job A new study shows some cities are better than others when it comes to finding a summer job. Wallet Hub analyzed factors like affordability, median income and availability of summer jobs to make the li...
08:34 2019-05-29

The 50 most dangerous cities in the world 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the world's 50 most dangerous cities – the ones with the highest murder rates – as reported by a Mexico-based advocacy group.      ...
23:17 2019-07-24

25 most dangerous cities in America 24/7 Wall St. reviewed violent crime rates in major U.S. cities from the FBI’s 2017 Uniform Crime Report. See which cities made the top 25 list:       ...
18:17 2019-06-10

EE launches UK's first 5G network in six cities Mobile carrier EE has launched the UK's first 5G network in six cities, ushering in a new era of connectivity for not only our smartphones, but a whole host of smart devices.EE's 5G network ...
11:17 2019-05-30

The 28 most polluted cities in the world To identify the world’s most polluted cities, 24/7 Tempo reviewed the average annual concentration of particulate matter in nearly 1,300 cities.        ...
19:17 2019-06-04

US cities that get the most sun, from Las Vegas to Miami 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the metropolitan statistical areas with the most hours of peak sun per day using data from the Centers for Disease Control and more.       ...
11:00 2019-08-07

The U.S. Cities With the Most Deaths From Air Pollution Decreasing levels of air pollution in the U.S. have led to fewer deaths and illnesses, according to a new report out this week. But there are pockets of the country, namely Los Angeles, where air poll...
21:51 2019-05-23

28 most polluted cities in the world To identify the world’s most polluted cities, 24/7 Tempo reviewed the average annual concentration of particulate matter in nearly 1,300 cities.        ...
05:51 2019-06-07

The 50 hottest cities in America Heading into summer, residents of some cities face a big challenge when it comes to staying cool. 24/7 Wall St. identified the 50 hottest in the US.       ...
20:51 2019-06-19

Should we build cities from scratch? With another 2.5 billion urban dwellers predicted within the next 30 years, should we expand existing cities? Or is there a case for starting afresh?Do you live in a city planned from scratch? Share y...
15:51 2019-07-10

Cities are heating up. How can we keep them cool? By 2050, Berlin could be as warm as Canberra in Australia. With cities around the world grappling over solutions to rising temperatures, Germany's sunniest city is wasting no time to act....
12:00 2019-08-04

No car? No problem. These are the 10 most walkable cities in the U.S. You can easily see many of America’s best destinations on foot; here are the top 10 most walkable cities, as determined by Walk Score.       ...
06:34 2019-08-13

For Facebook’s Zuckerberg, FTC settlement could bring a new era of accountability Mark Zuckerberg’s power within Facebook is virtually unchallenged as the co-founder, CEO and largest stockholder. A deal that requires him to personally attest to the firm’s privacy practices may brin...
04:17 2019-07-25

Senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its reported settlement with Facebook Inc....
21:00 2019-07-16

Equifax Will Pay Up to $700 Million in Data Breach Settlement WASHINGTON — Equifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with the Federal Trade Commission and others over a 2017 data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other private information...
03:34 2019-07-23

Lloyds in £140m settlement with funds giant Lloyds Banking Group has agreed to pay £140m to Standard Life Aberdeen to settle a legal fight over the future of a £100bn asset management mandate....
17:17 2019-07-24

Equifax to Pay Up to $700 Million in Data Breach Settlement Equifax struck a settlement of up to $700 million to resolve investigations and lawsuits stemming from its 2017 data breach that exposed the personal data of nearly 150 million Americans....
17:00 2019-07-22

Facebook's $5 Billion US FTC Settlement Said to Be Announced This Week The US FTC expected to announce a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook as early as this week, two sources briefed on the matter said on Monday....
13:51 2019-07-23

Facebook CEO again calls for greater regulations following settlement with FTC On day of $5-billion settlement with FTC, Facebook announces $16.9-billion revenue quarter, up 8% from prior year, with $2 billion included in release.       ...
01:34 2019-07-25

Beware of Equifax-Settlement Scam Sites A class-action settlement website is never going to win an award for being the most polished. These sites are often so rudimentary compared to the slick experience you had when you paid for a company’...
23:00 2019-08-06

Equifax settlement has already spawned deceptive websites The scammers are coming for you. If anyone calls or emails you about the settlement, do nothing until you verify the information with the FTC or your state or local consumer-protection office....
02:17 2019-08-03

MPs fear EU settlement scheme will lead to 'new Windrush' MPs have serious concerns about the scheme by which EU citizens must apply to stay in the UK after Brexit, and fear it will lead to a new Windrush scandal....
16:51 2019-05-30

Equifax to pay up to $650 million in data breach settlement Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to a record $650 million to settle U.S. federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information, authorities said on Monday....
15:00 2019-07-22

Facebook shares rise on report of $5B settlement with FTC The Federal Trade Commission has reportedly slapped Facebook with a record-setting $5 billion fine over its privacy lapses, including a massive data leak to political research firm Cambridge Analytica...
00:00 2019-07-13

Equifax to pay up to $700 million in FTC settlement over security breach Equifax reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and other agencies over allegations stemming from its data security breach.       ...
14:01 2019-07-22

Equifax data breach settlement: Why you won’t get $125 The massive 2017 data breach at credit bureau Equifax doesn't guarantee you $125 compensation. You may be targeted by scammers instead.       ...
00:00 2019-08-01

FTC: 'Overwhelming' response to Equifax settlement may mean less money The Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday said an "overwhelming" response to Equifax's monetary settlement for 2017's data breach means consumers may not receive the full $125 they expected....
01:34 2019-08-01

Indivior says Reckitt settlement in U.S. unrelated to its cases Drugmaker Indivior Plc said on Thursday its former parent Reckitt Benckiser's $1.4 billion settlement with authorities in the United States was separate to its ongoing legal proceedings....
15:34 2019-07-11

FTC Approves Roughly $5 Billion Facebook Settlement The Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook over a long-running probe into the tech giant’s privacy missteps, according to a person familiar w...
23:34 2019-07-12

How to claim your share of the $700 million Equifax settlement Starting today, victims of the massive Equifax data breach — and chances are if you’re reading this, you’re one of them since 147 million people were affected — can finally get...
19:00 2019-07-31

Equifax to pay up to $700 million in US data breach settlement Equifax will pay at least $575 million, and potentially as much as $700 million, to settle allegations over its massive over 2017 data breach, U.S. regulators said in a statement....
23:51 2019-07-22

Facebook Privacy Settlement Delayed by FTC Split A long-awaited multibillion-dollar settlement between Facebook and federal regulators over privacy missteps has been bogged down by a split between Republicans and Democrats on the Federal Trade Commi...
02:34 2019-05-25

Facebook’s Getting Slapped With a $5 Billion FTC Privacy Settlement The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a record privacy settlement against Facebook requiring the social media company to pay about $5 billion to resolve an investigation stemming from the Cambrid...
23:17 2019-07-12

InfoWars can't use Pepe the Frog after lawsuit settlement The creator of Pepe the Frog has made it known, several times over, that he didn't want his creation to become a symbol for the far right. That may be easier now, as the website InfoWars has sett...
14:51 2019-06-11

What the Equifax Data-Breach Settlement Means for You Equifax said it had exposed the data of almost 150 million people in 2017. Now it will pay at least $650 million to settle claims relating to the data breach....
03:17 2019-07-23

Equifax to pay $700m in data breach settlement After exposing the personal information of almost 150m consumers back in 2017, the credit reporting agency Equifax has reached a deal with US state and federal regulators in which it will pay $700m to...
22:17 2019-07-22

Proving you deserve $20,000 from the Equifax settlement will be nearly impossible Equifax will give consumers a range of options for monitoring their credit or making claims of fraud or data misuse, part of a $425 million restitution fund....
23:51 2019-07-22

California utility to pay $1B settlement for wildfire damage Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has agreed to pay a $1 billion settlement to parts of Northern California for a string of wildfires blamed on the utility, including the devastating Camp Fire last year....
22:34 2019-06-19

Huge Neolithic settlement unearthed near Jerusalem Archaeologists have unearthed a massive Neolithic settlement near Jerusalem. The 9,000-year-old site is the largest prehistoric settlement discovered in Israel, and one of the largest of its kind in t...
18:34 2019-07-16

FTC to Announce $5 Billion Facebook Settlement as Soon as This Week The Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce as soon as this week a settlement with Facebook over the company’s privacy practices, according to people familiar with the matter....
20:34 2019-07-22

4 Tax Strategies That Could Make a Divorce Settlement Easier Divorce negotiations are never easy, and they became more complicated this year, thanks to the tax overhaul. Here are four tips for taxpayers to consider....
21:17 2019-05-22

| Is a $5bn fine the least painful part of Facebook's settlement? US regulators are expected to unveil a settlement with Facebook - a reported $5bn fine that might be the least painful part of the agreement for the social network....
08:34 2019-07-25

N.C. settlement expands transgender bathroom access A federal judge in North Carolina approved Tuesday a settlement that will allow transgender people to use the bathroom of the gender with which they identify....
23:00 2019-07-23

Paraplegic man sues, says Avenatti kept settlement money A paraplegic man previously represented by Michael Avenatti has filed a lawsuit alleging the embattled lawyer neglected to pay him millions he was due in a settlement with Los Angeles County....
00:34 2019-06-14

Equifax to pay at least $575 million in FTC settlement over security breach Equifax will pay at least $575 million in a settlement stemming from one of the biggest data security failures ever.       ...
20:34 2019-07-22

UPDATE 3-Oklahoma lawyers at trial's end say opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial ...
21:00 2019-07-15

U.S. lawmakers say World Health Organization shares blame in opioid crisis Two members of Congress have issued a report that gives the United Nations' chief global health organization some responsibility for the opioid crisis in the United States....
19:34 2019-05-23

RICO Offers a Powerful Tool to Punish Executives for the Opioid Crisis The conviction of leaders at Insys on racketeering charges was a significant step toward imposing substantial penalties on corporate officials for contributing to a national epidemic....
06:51 2019-05-24

Purdue Pharma accused of 'corrupting' WHO to boost global opioid sales ‘Unscrupulous’ manufacturer replicated false marketing claims to change WHO guidelines, report by members of Congress allegesPurdue Pharma, the drug manufacturer that kickstarted the US opioid epidemi...
16:51 2019-05-22

John Delaney wants pharma companies responsible for opioid crisis to go out of business Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney believes that pharmaceutical companies responsible for the opioid crisis should be fined out of business and plans to push for such an outcome if elected...
09:01 2019-07-02

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Oklahoma at trial's end says opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial ...
21:00 2019-07-15

Study: Protocol reduced opioid prescriptions by 92 percent in cancer patients Only 8 percent of urological cancer patients who undergo robotic surgery go home with opioid prescriptions after use of a new recovery protocol, as compared to 100 percent of patients who get the drug...
22:17 2019-05-22

Oklahoma seeks to hold J&J responsible for opioid crisis as trial ends Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday urged a judge to hold Johnson & Johnson responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic, as the first trial nationally in litigation over the drug crisis c...
18:00 2019-07-15

Colorado makes gains fighting U.S. opioid overdose death rate As the U.S. grapples with record-breaking numbers of suicides and overdose deaths, a modest drop in overdose fatalities in Colorado in 2018 has doctors cautiously optimistic that an opioid reduction p...
10:00 2019-06-13

More than half of opioid abusers are also binge drinkers, government data shows More than half of opioid abusers are also frequent binge drinkers, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a new report Tuesday that highlights the case for stemming alcohol abuse to cu...
07:00 2019-06-11

States agree to pause lawsuits against bankrupt opioid maker Insys Five states have agreed to facilitate settlement talks by dropping objections to a bid by Insys Therapeutics Inc in bankruptcy court to put on hold their lawsuits alleging the drugmaker helped fuel th...
20:51 2019-07-02

UPDATE 1-Insys to pay $225 mln, unit to plead guilty to settle U.S. opioid charges Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit agreed to plead guilty to five mail fraud counts to settle criminal and civil probes into its marketing of opioids, the U.S. Dep...
00:51 2019-06-06

Global opioid users rise amid US drug crisis, UN report says Global use of deadly opioid drugs has risen significantly, a new United Nations report said Wednesday, amid a growing synthetic drug crisis in the United States....
22:00 2019-06-27

Opioid manufacturer Insys agrees to pay $225M resolution in kickback case Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics agreed to pay $225 million to settle the government's criminal and civil investigations into the company's unlawful bribery scheme....
05:51 2019-06-07

Unit of drugmaker Insys to plead guilty to U.S. opioid bribe scheme A unit of Insys Therapeutics Inc is set to plead guilty on Friday to fraud charges as part of an $225 million deal with the U.S. Justice Department resolving claims that the drugmaker bribed doctors t...
14:51 2019-06-07

Opioid burglars smash through Walgreens, lose loot – and their freedom Two men who led police on a 100 m.p.h. car chase after breaking into a Walgreens drive-thru window to steal drugs are going to prison.        ...
02:00 2019-07-10

Study: High-risk opioid users seek safe spaces Roughly 77 percent of people in Baltimore, Boston and Providence, R.I., addicted to heroin, fentanyl and illicit opioid pills want safe injection facilities and overdose prevention sites...
02:01 2019-06-06

Drug company unit pleads guilty to opioid bribery scheme BOSTON (AP) — A drug company subsidiary has pleaded guilty to fraud charges stemming from allegations that the manufacturer schemed to bribe doctors to prescribe its highly addictive fentanyl spray. T...
20:34 2019-06-07

J&J's greed helped fuel U.S. opioid crisis, Oklahoma claims at trial Johnson & Johnson's greed led the drugmaker to use deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, the state of Oklahoma alleged at the start of the fi...
23:51 2019-05-28

Indivior loses appeal to block generic Suboxone opioid treatments A divided federal appeals court on Friday ruled against Indivior Plc in its bid to stop Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd and Alvogen from selling generic versions of its opioid addiction treatment Suboxo...
21:34 2019-07-12

Unit of drugmaker Insys pleads guilty to U.S. opioid bribe scheme A unit of Insys Therapeutics Inc pleaded guilty on Friday to fraud charges as part of an $225 million deal with the U.S. Justice Department resolving claims that the drugmaker bribed doctors to prescr...
21:51 2019-06-07

UPDATE 1-Overdose victim's father testifies in Oklahoma opioid trial of J&J The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose provided emotional testimony about the personal cost of the nationwide opioid epidemic on Wednesday during the second day of tria...
18:51 2019-05-29

Sackler firm ensnared in opioid probe of Italy’s ‘Pain League’ PARMA, Italy — The police huddled for hours each day, headphones on, eavesdropping on the doctor. They’d tapped his cellphone, bugged his office, planted a camera in a trattoria. They heard him boast ...
20:17 2019-05-29

FDA warns companies against claiming an herbal drug can cure opioid addiction The Food and Drug Administration recently issued warnings to two businesses that are illegally marketing and making "unproven" claims that their products, which contain a drug called kratom, can treat...
20:51 2019-06-27

Federal data shows opioid shipments ballooned as crisis grew Newly released federal data shows how drugmakers and distributors increased shipments of opioid painkillers across the U.S. as the nation's addiction crisis accelerated from 2006 to 2012....
18:00 2019-07-17

Prosecutors say J&J ran 'deceitful, multibillion-dollar brainwashing campaign' in key opioid trial Oklahoma state prosecutors blasted J&J in the first day of a landmark opioid trial Tuesday, saying it ran a "deceitful, multibillion-dollar brainwashing campaign" that led to more than 46,000 deaths i...
22:17 2019-05-28

U.S. football player's overdose death spotlighted in J&J Oklahoma opioid trial The father of a college football player who died of a drug overdose gave emotional testimony about the U.S. opioid epidemic's personal cost on Wednesday in the second day of trial of a lawsuit by the ...
00:17 2019-05-30

One opioid drugmaker's solution to billions of potential liabilities: spin them out into new company Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals plans to separate its business into two: one with its brand-name medicines; the other with its specialty generic drugs — including ooxycodone and hydrocodone....
12:51 2019-07-23

UPDATE 2-'We had no idea': overdose victim's dad testifies in J&J Oklahoma opioid trial The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose provided emotional testimony about the U.S. opioid epidemic's personal cost on Wednesday during the second day of trial in a laws...
20:34 2019-05-29

Three most expensive cities for US teachers are in California Analysis finds that in San Francisco, San Jose, and Santa Cruz, more than 60% of a median teacher’s income goes to rentCalifornia is home to four of the five least affordable cities for teachers in th...
09:51 2019-06-20

Hottest cities for business travel Looking for the perfect city to go on a business trip? Here are the best ones in the country, according to a new report.       ...
22:34 2019-07-16

Cities where the most children live in poverty To determine the cities where the most children live in poverty, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from the Census Bureau’s 2017 American Community Survey.        ...
10:17 2019-07-24

These 3 Cities Are Destinations for Democrats. They’re Not in Iowa. Senator Cory Booker detoured from early-voting states to hold rallies this month in Detroit, Philadelphia and Milwaukee, where turnout will be essential to Democrats winning back key states in 2020....
18:34 2019-08-13

Ten cities ask EU for help to fight Airbnb expansion Cities say short-term holiday lettings market is contributing to soaring long-term rents for local peopleTen European cities have demanded more help from the EU in their battle against Airbnb and othe...
16:17 2019-06-20

Food stamps are more popular in these cities than anywhere else 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) data to identify the U.S. cities with the most people on food stamps.        ...
18:17 2019-07-16

These 15 US cities may be on the verge of a housing crisis 24/7 Wall St. analyzed real estate data to identify 15 U.S. cities with unusually high home prices, putting them at risk of a housing collapse.        ...
17:34 2019-05-31

Think last week was hot? Here are the 50 hottest cities in America 24/7 Wall St. has identified the country's 50 hottest cities based on the average number of 90-plus degree days per year using climate data.       ...
14:34 2019-07-22

U.S. Cities Keep Getting Hacked and Held to Ransom Local governments are facing a growing threat of cyberattacks and escalating ransom demands, as an attack in Baltimore has crippled thousands of computers for a month....
14:51 2019-06-07

A tale of two cities: Why ransomware will just get worse Enlarge / Baltimore, Maryland; Riviera Beach, Florida. Both got ransomware, and the outcomes were... the worst of times, and the worst of times. Earlier this week, the city of Riviera Beach, Florid...
00:34 2019-06-22

20 beautiful European cities with hardly any tourists With overtourism showing no signs of abating in Europe's most famous destinations, there's never been a better time to seek out wonderful options that attract fewer visitors....
18:00 2019-07-31

The top U.S. cities for quick trips, according to Hotwire What's the best destination for a quick trip? Hotwire released its picks for best U.S. cities for getaways of 72 hours or less.       ...
18:34 2019-07-15

Cities, not countries or corporations, should regulate AI A consensus is emerging about what the rules for AI should be, at least in rough outline. But it's still unclear who will do the regulating.Read More...
21:34 2019-06-08

Sprint turns on 5G service in four cities Make that three big US carriers that have hopped aboard the 5G bandwagon -- Sprint has launched its 5G service in parts of Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston and Kansas City. You'll need to wait...
02:17 2019-05-31

These 3 Cities Are Key for 2020 Democrats. They’re Not in Iowa. Senator Cory Booker detoured from early-voting states to hold rallies this month in Detroit, Philadelphia and Milwaukee, where turnout will be essential to Democrats winning back key states in 2020....
11:00 2019-08-14

America's 50 hottest cities Heading into summer, residents of some cities face a big challenge when it comes to staying cool. 24/7 Wall St. identified the 50 hottest in the US.       ...
22:17 2019-06-18

Cities: Skylines Is Becoming A Board Game Last year, Paradox announced that a range of board game adaptations were on the way for some of their biggest titles. The first is Crusader Kings II, and the second will be Cities: Skylines....
16:00 2019-06-17

Clever No Man’s Sky Players Are Trying To Add Cities To The Game No Man’s Sky players are pretty used to doing everything by themselves. Before the game’s revitalizing Next update, players who stuck with the game since it launched turned its universe into a series ...
09:00 2019-05-22

In Cities Where It Once Reigned, Heroin Is Disappearing The rise of the more potent fentanyl in its place has put a generation of older users, who had managed their addiction, at far greater risk of overdose....
14:32 2019-05-21

Vodafone 5G turned on in 7 cities and it's the same price as 4G Vodafone has officially switched on its 5G network in the UK, with seven cities treated to the next generation of connectivity to start with - and there's no premium to pay to access it.The carri...
13:34 2019-07-03

Real-Time Gross Settlement Payments Are Now Available For 90 More Minutes Public sector lender State Bank of India, and its private sector peers ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank, among several other financial institutions, are members of payments systems RTGS and National......
12:17 2019-06-04

U.S. appeals court upholds Hyundai-Kia gas mileage settlement A U.S. appeals court on Thursday upheld a $210 million nationwide class-action settlement for owners of Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Motors Corp vehicles whose fuel economy was inflated....
19:34 2019-06-06

Lebanon's Aoun affirms post-war settlement before funeral Lebanon's president on Friday reaffirmed the reconciliation among Lebanese after the 1975-90 civil war, before the funeral of a cabinet minister's aide killed last week as political tensions flared....
16:17 2019-07-05

Democrat wants FCC to open T-Mobile, Sprint settlement for comment U.S. Representative David Cicilline urged Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Thursday to give the public the chance to comment on a draft order that would grant agency approval to ...
14:00 2019-08-16

Neymar team denies seeking settlement meeting BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Attorneys for Brazilian soccer star Neymar are disputing allegations they had asked for a meeting to discuss a settlement with representatives of a woman who later filed a rape...
20:17 2019-06-05

MacKenzie Bezos To Be Richer By $38 Billion After Divorce Settlement Even after paying $38 billion in stocks, Jeff Bezos will retain 59.1 million shares of Amazon -- currently worth nearly $112 billion which still makes him the richest man in the world. MacKenzie ......
12:34 2019-07-02

Columbia Gas to pay $143 million to Mass. communities in explosions settlement More than 10,000 residential homes and businesses in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover suffered losses in fatal incident last year that included numerous explosions and fires....
02:01 2019-08-01

Facebook’s $5 billion settlement blasted as insufficient by FTC’s own chiefs Facebook’s record-breaking $5 billion settlement is already being slammed as a slap on the wrist for Mark Zuckerberg — by leaders of the very government agency that orchestrated the deal. The Federal ...
21:51 2019-07-24

Zell, other former Tribune executives reach $200 million settlement over LBO Real estate billionaire Sam Zell and other former officers and directors of Tribune Co have reached a $200 million settlement resolving allegations of fraudulent transactions related to the media comp...
01:34 2019-06-13

Bronze Age British settlement burned down a year after being built The burned remains of a late Bronze age settlement in England capture a slice of Bronze Age life, but the settlement had only just been built before its demise...
14:00 2019-06-12

Creator of Pepe the Frog Wins $15,000 Settlement From InfoWars Matt Furie, the comic artist who created the character known as Pepe the Frog, has settled a lawsuit against Alex Jones’ conspiracy outlet InfoWars for $15,000, according to the Daily Beast....
15:17 2019-06-11

Israel plans to name settlement on occupied land after Trump Move in Golan Heights follows naming of Jerusalem roundabout in US president’s honour last year Israel plans to name a new settlement after Donald Trump on land it captured from Syria, as a token of g...
16:51 2019-05-22

Why People Are Getting Money From the Equifax Deal But Not the Facebook Settlement In the span of just a few days, the federal government announced settlements relating to two massive privacy breaches that occurred over the last few years, fining Facebook $5 billion for mishandling ...
19:00 2019-07-31

Chris Soules to Pay $2.5 Million in Fatal Car Crash Settlement Chris Soules is paying the price for his part in a fatal car crash that killed a 66-year-old man. According to a settlement and release agreement obtained by WeAreIowa.com, Chris and his......
18:51 2019-05-22

CBOE To Introduce Mini-SPX Options With PM Settlement On November 5 CHICAGO, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated (CBOE®) announced today that the Exchange will list a Mini-SPX Index option (options symbol: XSP) contract with a ne...
13:17 2019-05-22

North Carolina 'bathroom bill' settlement approved Transgender people in North Carolina can use any public restroom in state-run buildings that conforms with their gender identity under a U.S. court settlement approved on Tuesday, in the latest turn o...
00:17 2019-07-24

What does Equifax's $700M settlement over its data breach mean for you? Equifax reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and other agencies over allegations stemming from its data security breach.       ...
07:51 2019-07-23

Groundwork Is Laid for Opioids Settlement That Would Touch Every Corner of U.S. Each locality in the country, from small towns to major cities, would receive a payout in a settlement with the companies who made, distributed and sold opioids....
11:00 2019-06-15

Equifax to Pay at Least $650 Million in Largest-Ever Data Breach Settlement The agreement, which received preliminary approval Monday, would end an array of lawsuits and investigations stemming from the exposure of the sensitive information of more than 147 million people....
03:17 2019-07-23

Facebook Settlement Requires Zuckerberg to Certify Compliance Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will have to personally certify that the company is following federal officials’ orders for protecting consumer privacy under a settlement expected with the Federal Trade ...
02:17 2019-07-24

Microsoft Will Pay Out $26 Million in Settlement Over Hungarian Bribery Scheme Microsoft will pay out $26 million in a settlement to resolve charges that its staff bribed government officials in Hungary, the Washington Post reported on Monday, with President and Chief Legal Offi...
14:17 2019-07-23

Pixel Owners: Submit Your Settlement Claim Now to Receive up to $500 A few months ago, Google agreed to pay $7.25 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over faulty microphones on the original Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones. For you, that means a payout of up to $500...
10:34 2019-08-14

Report: FTC’s political wrangling delays Facebook settlement SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook may have to wait longer before resolving a U.S. government investigation into the company’s mishandling of personal information. The Wall Street Journal is reportin...
23:17 2019-05-24

Facebook Settlement Expected to Mandate Privacy Committee The social-media giant’s expected settlement with the Federal Trade Commission will create a board committee to help ensure senior-level scrutiny of Facebook’s privacy-related efforts....
03:51 2019-07-23

How Equifax's $700 million settlement could end up compensating you for ID theft Equifax reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and other agencies over allegations stemming from its data security breach.       ...
20:34 2019-07-22

JPMorgan pays $5 million in settlement over paternity leave JP Morgan Chase has agreed to pay the biggest recorded settlement in a US parental leave discrimination case. Veuer’s Chandra Lanier has the story.        ...
22:17 2019-05-30

Pepe the Frog creator wins $15,000 settlement against Infowars Victory is latest in a string of legal actions by Matt Furie, who is seeking to halt the co-option of his cartoon by the far rightMatt Furie, the cartoonist behind the character and online meme Pepe t...
23:34 2019-06-13

State Street to Pay $88 Million Settlement for Overcharging Clients State Street Corp. agreed to pay $88 million to settle the top U.S. securities regulator’s allegations that the custody bank overcharged its investment-firm clients....
00:51 2019-06-28

PG&E Reaches $1 Billion Settlement With Paradise, California Governments PG&E has agreed to pay $1 billion to a range of California cities, counties and other government entities to settle claims related to taxpayer losses caused by three devastating fires in the state....
07:34 2019-06-19

Game machine company reaches $1M settlement with Arizona PHOENIX (AP) — A New Jersey company has reached a $1 million settlement with Arizona over its distribution of rigged electronic gaming devices. The Arizona Attorney General’s Office announced We...
10:34 2019-05-30

Facebook agrees to pay $5bn in vast privacy settlement, insiders say FTC to claim company misled users about handling of their phone numbers as part of settlementThe Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce on Wednesday that Facebook has agreed to a sweeping se...
00:00 2019-07-24

Netanyahu renames Golan settlement as ‘Trump Heights’ Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu unveiled a plaque formally renaming a three-decade-old settlement in the contested Golan Heights as ‘Trump Heights’ on Sunday. “We are going...
01:00 2019-06-17

Equifax settlement 2019: How to protect yourself beyond a credit freeze Putting a deep freeze on your three major credit reports is a good way to block fraudsters from opening loans in your name. But it’s incomplete.       ...
20:34 2019-07-22

Equifax settlement for data breach will only cost it $4 per person The reports of an impending Equifax settlement were true. The company has agreed to settle with the Federal Trade Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, attorneys general and New York&...
19:51 2019-07-22

Senators grill FTC over reported $5 billion Facebook settlement Facebook's reported $5 billion settlement with the FTC isn't even official yet, but that isn't stopping politicians from bristling at it. Senators Richard Blumenthal, Josh Hawley and E...
21:00 2019-07-16

Oklahoma governor, GOP leaders: drug settlement violates law NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma’s governor and Republican legislative leaders are raising concerns about the state’s proposed $85 million settlement with an opioid manufacturer that has yet ...
01:17 2019-06-15

FTC to announce $5 bln settlement with Facebook as early as this week -sources The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc as early as this week over its investigation into the social media company’s handling of use...
21:01 2019-07-22

AutoZone agrees to $11M settlement over hazardous waste disposal A statement from the California Attorney General's Office said inspections "revealed that AutoZone allowed its customers to deposit hazardous automotive fluids and other waste items into regular trash...
02:34 2019-06-20

UPDATE 1-Braskem board OKs $101 mln corruption settlement in Brazil The board of Brazilian petrochemicals producer Braskem SA has approved an agreement with authorities to pay 410 million reais ($101 million) to settle its involvement in the 'Car Wash' corruption case...
06:34 2019-05-28

Legalizing medical marijuana doesn't curb opioid overdose deaths, study says Lawmakers and marijuana advocates have argued that legalizing weed to manage chronic paid can help reduce opioid addiction, but researchers at Stanford University's School of Medicine say otherwi...
21:51 2019-06-10

Supreme Court could hear first case over the opioid epidemic in suit brought by Arizona Arizona alleged that the family behind the OxyContin maker unlawfully transferred billions of dollars over the last decade out of Purdue to enrich themselves and avoid liability for their role in the ...
18:17 2019-08-02

Queens rehab program under investigation faces closure amid opioid crisis A taxpayer-funded drug treatment program in Queens will be shuttered unless it gets new management, sources told The Post. The state Attorney General’s office and the state Office of Alcoholism and Su...
00:51 2019-06-16

UPDATE 1-Indivior loses appeal to block generic Suboxone opioid treatments A divided federal appeals court on Friday ruled against Indivior Plc in its bid to stop Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd and Alvogen from selling generic versions of its opioid addiction treatment Suboxo...
23:34 2019-07-12

UPDATE 4-U.S. football player's overdose death spotlighted in J&J Oklahoma opioid trial The father of a college football player who died of a drug overdose gave emotional testimony about the U.S. opioid epidemic's personal cost on Wednesday in the second day of trial of a lawsuit by the ...
00:00 2019-05-30

Hospitals are putting Native American patients at risk for opioid abuse, audit says U.S. government hospitals placed Native American patients at increased risk for opioid abuse and overdoses, according to a federal audit.        ...
17:51 2019-07-22

Opioid maker Insys Therapeutics files Chapter 11 bankruptcy after corruption charges Pharmaceutical company Insys Therapeutics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday less than a week after pleading guilty to fraud charges.       ...
18:34 2019-06-10

A Nurse's Alleged Opioid Theft Led to a Blood Infection Outbreak at a New York Hospital An outbreak of a rare infection at a western New York hospital in 2018 was sparked by a nurse’s opioid use disorder, a new case report out Thursday seems to confirm. The nurse is alleged to have taken...
23:00 2019-08-08

Purdue infiltrated WHO, manipulated opioid policies to boost sales, report finds Enlarge / Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and its owners, the Sackler family, are facing hundreds of lawsuits across the country for the company's alleged role in the opioid epidemic. (credit: ...
23:17 2019-05-23

Lap-dances, kick-backs, and debt: Infamous opioid maker files for bankruptcy Enlarge / Insys Therapeutics founder John N. Kapoor leaves federal court in Boston on March 13, 2019. (credit: Getty | Boston Globe) Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics filed for Chapter 11 bank...
04:51 2019-06-12

UPDATE 4-J&J's greed helped fuel U.S. opioid crisis, Oklahoma claims at trial Johnson & Johnson's greed led the drugmaker to use deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, the state of Oklahoma alleged at the start of the fi...
23:51 2019-05-28

Oklahoma urges judge to hold J&J responsible for opioid crisis as trial ends Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday urged a judge to hold Johnson & Johnson responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic, as the first trial nationally in litigation over the drug crisis c...
19:51 2019-07-15

Ohio doctor William Husel charged with 25 counts of murder in opioid deaths Ohio prosecutors charged a physician Wednesday with more than two dozen counts of murder, for prescribing fatal doses of opioids to near-death patients....
23:01 2019-06-05

How Ohio is coping with its high opioid overdose death rate that's slamming its economy About 5,000 people die from opioid overdoses in Ohio each year. It's destroying families and hurting the state's workforce. Now the governor is waging a war against the drug industry. A gras...
19:34 2019-07-10

Ohio doctor charged with 25 counts of murder for giving fatal opioid doses An Ohio doctor was charged with 25 counts of murder for administering high and sometimes fatal doses of opioid painkillers to dozens of very sick patients, prosecutors said on Wednesday....
23:34 2019-06-05

Legitimate opioid prescriptions increase risk for drug users who doctor shop About one in every 200 people prescribed opioids in 2016 had a family member who sought medications from multiple prescribers and to fill them at multiple pharmacies, a practice known as doctor shoppi...
19:51 2019-05-21

When Cities Try to Limit Guns, State Laws Bar the Way “Our officers need help, they need help with gun control,” Philadelphia’s mayor said after six police officers were wounded by gunfire. But in most states, the issue is not up to urban leaders....
17:00 2019-08-16

Thought last week was hot? Here are the 50 hottest cities in America 24/7 Wall St. has identified the country's 50 hottest cities based on the average number of 90-plus degree days per year using climate data.        ...
17:51 2019-07-22

Airbnb Will Help NYC Track Down Illegal Rentals, and Other Cities Could Be Next Airbnb and New York City have a long and contentious history. On the one hand, Airbnb wants everything to be hunky dory in its biggest market. On the other, New York City’s stringent short-term rental...
21:00 2019-05-24

ULEZ: London is cleaning up its dirty air but what about other cities? London's Ultra Low Emission Zone, introduced this week, is targeting drivers of diesel cars in an effort to protect people's health. If it succeeds, the rest of the UK could do the same...
21:00 2019-05-21

These are America’s safest cities for tourists 24/7 Wall St. has put together a list of the safest cities for tourists to visit based on a review of violent crime levels per 100,000 people.        ...
01:51 2019-06-06

Live in these cities if you want to save plenty of cash You should have at least six months' savings set aside in case of an emergency. And it turns out the city in which you live could determine whether or not you're able to reach that goal....
05:17 2019-07-09

Record heat, rain, and a tale of two cities TUCSON – For starters, Tucson broke another heat record today as the City topped off at 109 degrees. And then this happened! #AZwx #KVOAwx #Monsoon2019 pic.twitter.com/sSuFRNfnxZ — Matt Brode (@...
06:17 2019-08-06

Map reveals which cities use Ring’s surveillance network to spy on you An engineering student in Illinois has put together a handy map to help pinpoint locations where police are tapped into Ring’s surveillance network. Ring, a company best known for smart doorbells and ...
08:34 2019-08-10

TIM to extend 5G services to six more Italian cities by year-end Italy's biggest phone company, Telecom Italia (TIM), plans to extend 5G services to six more Italian cities as well as dozens of tourist spots and business hubs by the end of the year....
20:17 2019-07-05

U.S. cities brace for immigration raids, say they will not participate U.S. cities expecting to be hit by a wave of immigration raids intended to deport recently arrived families who are in the United States illegally said on Friday they would not cooperate with federal ...
02:51 2019-06-22

Cities where it's easiest to buy a house for less than $100K 24/7 Wall St. reviewed median home value data from the U.S. Census Bureau to identify where it’s easiest to buy a house for less than $100,000.        ...
14:32 2019-05-21

4 cities in the USA where you can live on Social Security benefits alone If you're looking to Social Security to carry you through your retirement, try these cities where you don't need to be wealthy to live well.       ...
17:17 2019-06-18

21 Indian Cities Will Run Out Of Groundwater By 2020: Report The recent report of NITI Ayog on groundwater level says 21 Indian cities including Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai and Hyderabad - will run out of groundwater by 2020, affecting around 100 million people....
07:34 2019-06-20

How Cities Around The Globe Are Fighting Rising Rents Berlin has become the latest anti-gentrification battleground, with authorities poised Tuesday to freeze rents for five years in a bid to halt skyrocketing costs....
13:34 2019-06-18

As Floods Keep Coming, Cities Pay Residents to Move The United States spends more on helping people rebuild after disasters than preventing problems. Nashville is leading an effort to change that by helping people move out of flood zones....
10:17 2019-07-06