NEWSREPORTASIA.COM: Breaking News, World News, US News 22:17 2019-06-14

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

With Record Temperature in 4 Cities, This Is The Worst Heatwave Ever The country is witnessing its worst ever heatwave, with four cities in north India on a record high. Starting with national capital Delhi, Churu in Rajasthan and Banda and Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh.....
14:34 2019-06-11

These 5 cities have lost half or more of their populations since 1950 U.S. population growth hit an 80-year low in 2018. In many former industry hubs, several ongoing factors have decimated city populations.       ...
03:00 2019-06-12

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

Ransomware attacks in US cities are using a stolen NSA tool The ransomware attacks in Baltimore and other US cities appear to have a common thread: they're using NSA tools on the agency's home soil. In-the-know security experts talking to the New Yor...
22:34 2019-05-25

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

New York City is getting even more infested with rats. Here's why cities can't get rid of them. Cities across the US are getting more infested with rats. As hard as we try to get rid of the pests, they always seem to find a way back. In many ways, rats are better suited for living in cities tha...
22:34 2019-05-30

Amazon Pantry Service Now Available in 110 Indian Cities Amazon Pantry grocery box service is now available in 110 cities in India, the company announced. The service can be used by the Amazon customers in cities like Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bhubaneswar,......
18:34 2019-05-30

‘All we know is MONEY!’: US cities struggle to fight hackers Baltimore this month joined Atlanta, San Diego and Newark in the list of US cities hit by ransomware attacks as the cyber intrusions are expected to continue“We won’t talk more, all we know is MONEY! ...
08:34 2019-06-03

The tech empowering disabled people in cities Cities are difficult to navigate at the best of times, but for people with disabilities they can be like an obstacle course and a maze wrapped into one....
09:51 2019-05-30

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

Sprint 5G network coverage map: which cities are covered? Sprint launched its True 5G Network at the end of May 2019 and because it uses mid-band spectrum as the underlying technology for the network, it has been able to offer the widest 5G coverage of all U...
19:34 2019-06-14

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

T-Mobile 5G: phones, coverage map and cities rollout Next-gen 5G mobile networks are starting to launch all over the country to help users casually download data at lightning-fast speeds, and T-Mobile has its own.But unlike Verizon, Sprint and AT&T, T-M...
05:34 2019-06-01

How did one of the safest cities in the world descend into violence? Hong Kong is an extremely safe city, but in recent years, simmering tensions over the city's political future have created an underlying sense of unease....
16:17 2019-06-13

Verizon 5G: phones, coverage map and rollout cities While Verizon started rolling out 5G for homes last fall, it's currently bringing the next generation of mobile communication tech online with a nationwide rollout this year. But where is it comi...
00:17 2019-06-01

Smoke from the Alberta wildfires is obscuring the sun in several U.S. cities According to the Twin Cities Branch of the National Weather Service, the lack of sunlight in America's Upper Midwest can be credited to Alberta's wildfire season. ...
02:17 2019-05-31

Director Bryan Singer reaches settlement of rape claim SEATTLE (AP) — Movie director Bryan Singer has agreed to pay $150,000 to settle allegations that he raped a then-17-year-old boy on a yacht 15 years ago. Court records show that Singer, whose credits ...
21:00 2019-06-13

Dad reaches historic paid leave settlement with JPMorgan Chase JPMorgan Chase on Thursday agreed to pay a bombshell $5 million to hundreds of men who claimed they weren’t given the same paid leave as women when they became parents. The proposed class-action...
01:17 2019-05-31

U.S. appeals court upholds $210 million Hyundai-Kia gas mileage settlement By an 8-3 vote on Thursday, in a case closely watched by class-action lawyers, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said vehicle drivers had enough in common to let them settle as a group....
03:17 2019-06-07

Wealth Matters: 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....
14:51 2019-05-21

Nexus 6P owners still have time to claim their share of a $9.75 million settlement Back in April, we told you that Google and Huawei had agreed to pay Nexus 6P owners $9.75 million to settle a class action suit. The plaintiffs complained that their phones suffered from boot looping ...
06:51 2019-06-08

Arizona Attorney General: settlement reached in data breach PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Attorney General’s office says a settlement has been reached in the first health care data breach lawsuit involving numerous states. The office said Tuesday the deal w...
07:51 2019-06-05

‘Heartbroken’: Weinstein Accusers Say $44 Million Settlement Lets Him Off the Hook Two actresses who have sued the movie producer said they would not sign on, jeopardizing the proposed deal. Others expressed anger and disappointment....
02:51 2019-05-25

Uncovering The Lives Of The Refugees Inside Uganda's Rwamwanja Settlement "I have always related to the idea of being black and white at the same time, but identity and belonging take on a whole new dimension as an Albino refugee"...
18:34 2019-06-12

Israel's Netanyahu names new Golan settlement 'Trump Heights' Israel's cabinet has visited the Golan Heights to inaugurate the country's controversial new settlement. In March, Trump recognized the territory that Israel seized from Syria in 1967 as belonging to ...
00:17 2019-06-17

UBS switches stance with plan to offer $113 million tax settlement in Italy UBS looks set to agree a 100 million euro ($113 million) settlement of a money laundering and tax case in Italy within the next few weeks, according to people familiar with the matter, in contrast to ...
17:17 2019-06-07

Oklahoma reaches $85 mln settlement with Teva Pharmaceuticals ahead of trial Oklahoma has reached a $85 million settlement agreement with Israeli-based Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd ahead of the start of a trial in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit over the opioid epidemic, t...
18:34 2019-05-26

Pricey homes in these 15 US cities put them at risk 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

Power to the people: how Spanish cities took control of energy The ‘sunshine tax’ is dead, and Barcelona and Cádiz are mounting a renewables revivalAfter a close fight, Barcelona’s radical mayor, Ada Colau, is expected to take office for a second term on Saturday...
16:01 2019-06-14

Some US Cities Are Moving Into Real-Time Facial Surveillance Chinese authorities apply facial-recognition programs to surveillance videos to identify subjects. Now, a report says Chicago and Detroit have purchased their own systems....
22:51 2019-05-21

Delhi, 4 Other Cities Shortlisted For International Yoga Day Event The Centre has shortlisted five cities -- Delhi, Shimla, Mysore, Ahmedabad and Ranchi -- for holding the national programme of the International Yoga Day this year....
20:17 2019-06-01

AI that spots inequality could monitor living conditions in cities An algorithm that can detect inequality in cities from Google Street View images, could be used to monitor projects aimed at improving living conditions...
21:00 2019-05-21

First mayor from former East heads German Cities Association Leipzig's progressive mayor Burkhard Jung has become the first local politician from the former East to lead Germany's municipalities. His election precedes polls in three eastern states likely to swi...
22:51 2019-06-06

Florida's DeSantis signs controversial sanctuary cities ban into law Florida Republican Gov. Ron Desantis signed a controversial measure on Friday that blocks localities from becoming sanctuary cities and mandates they cooperate with federal immigration enforcement....
16:34 2019-06-15

Some shops reopen in Sudan’s cities despite strike call Shops and businesses have reopened and some traffic returned to the streets of Sudan’s capital of Khartoum and another major city despite calls by pro-democracy protesters to continue a general strike...
20:34 2019-06-10

Trump Keeps Sticking Cities With the Bills for His MAGA Rallies On Thursday, Public Integrity and NBC News co-published a deep dive on the efforts of at least 10 cities to convince Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign to pay up for its costly MAGA rallies. Based on the ca...
18:00 2019-06-13

If you work in tech, these cities give you the most bang for your buck Thanks to globalization and the rise of the internet, we’ve become less and less bound to a particular location to live and work. Working remotely or actually moving to an entirely different part of t...
23:17 2019-05-29

Amazon and Morrisons extend same-day food delivery to more UK cities U.S. online retailer Amazon and British supermarket group Morrisons are extending their "Morrisons at Amazon" same-day online grocery delivery service to more cities across Britain....
11:34 2019-06-13

Lyft's low-cost Shared Saver rides come to six more US cities Lyft's frugal Shared Saver option is now available to many more people. The ridesharing service ahs trotted out its most affordable option to six more large US cities, including Atlanta, Las Vega...
21:51 2019-05-23

Far from border, US cities feel effect of migrant releases MIAMI (AP) — A surge of asylum-seeking families has been straining cities along the southern U.S. border for months, but now the issue is flowing into cities far from Mexico, where immigrants are bein...
22:34 2019-05-23

U.S. judge approves Ruth Madoff $594,000 settlement with court-appointed trustee A federal judge has approved Ruth Madoff's $594,000 settlement with the court-appointed trustee who is liquidating her husband Bernard Madoff's firm and raising money for the swindler's victims....
02:00 2019-05-30

Michael Avenatti is sued for allegedly siphoning paraplegic's $4 million settlement Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who represented porn star Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against U.S. President Donald Trump, has been sued by a paraplegic former client who accused him of siphoning away a $...
21:17 2019-06-13

Harvey Weinstein close to reaching reported $44 million settlement with accusers A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein.        ...
06:17 2019-05-24

U.S. appeals court saves $210 million Hyundai-Kia fuel economy settlement A U.S. appeals court restored a $210 million nationwide class-action settlement for hundreds of thousands of owners of Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Motors Corp vehicles whose fuel economy estimates were i...
02:51 2019-06-07

Accusers nearing settlement in Harvey Weinstein sex trafficking case, attorneys say Attorneys for Harvey Weinstein’s former film studio and for a group of women who say the disgraced film producer sexually assaulted them told a federal judge in Manhattan on Tuesday that a settlement ...
14:51 2019-06-05

Kona beer settlement in U.S. offers partial refunds over 'Hawaii' claims The maker of Kona beer agreed to offer partial refunds to settle a lawsuit claiming it misled consumers in the continental United States into believing the craft brew was actually made in Hawaii, caus...
03:00 2019-05-31

The Scummy Bucs Tried To Keep Secret Their Failed Attempt To Get Millions From The BP Oil Spill Settlement This is old, but so what. The more we can talk about how the Tampa Bay Buccaneers cooked their books in a failed attempt to claim settlement money from a far-off oil spill that didn’t actually affect ...
19:34 2019-05-30

$44 Million Civil Settlement Reportedly in Works in Harvey Weinstein Case Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has reportedly reached a $44 million deal to settle claims brought against him by women accusing him of sexual harassment, creditors to his now-defunct movie stu...
06:01 2019-05-24

Paralyzed Client Sues Stormy Daniels' Lawyer For Embezzling Settlement Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who represented porn star Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against U.S. President Donald Trump, has been sued by a paraplegic former client who accused him of siphoning away a.....
04:51 2019-06-14

A ‘Catastrophic’ Fire Destroyed This Incredible Bronze Age Settlement a Year After It Was Built A remarkably well-preserved Bronze Age settlement dubbed the ‘British Pompeii’ was destroyed by fire around a year after it was constructed, according to new research. It’s one of many new findings th...
17:17 2019-06-12

$44 million settlement reportedly near in Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein.        ...
20:17 2019-05-24

CFE TO IMPLEMENT "TRADE AT SETTLEMENT" TRANSACTIONS FOR CBOE VOLATILITY INDEX (VIX) FUTURES CHICAGO, October 31, 2011 - CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) announced today that CFE will accept "Trade at Settlement" (TAS) transactions in the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) futures contract beginning...
09:51 2019-05-23

UPDATE 1-U.S. appeals court restores $210 mln Hyundai-Kia fuel economy settlement A U.S. appeals court restored a $210 million nationwide class-action settlement for hundreds of thousands of owners of Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Motors Corp vehicles whose fuel economy estimates were i...
21:17 2019-06-06

$44 million settlement reportedly close in Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein.        ...
08:34 2019-05-24

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

Segregation Has Left a Legacy of Asthma and Pollution in California Cities Lots of elements factor into whether a community suffers higher rates of asthma. There’s air pollution, access to healthcare, and even a genetic component. When Anthony Nardone, a medical student in t...
23:17 2019-05-22

Should we ban facial recognition? From companies to cities, debate over privacy rages on Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?        ...
03:00 2019-05-23

Cologne and Dortmund lead charge for German smart cities Municipal cyberadministrations, automated traffic flow, energy-efficient buildings — the cities of tomorrow will be smart. Cologne's "climate street" project shows what a digital city could look like ...
14:51 2019-05-21

International travelers' lung health impacted in polluted cities (Reuters Health) - When healthy international travelers visit a city with higher levels of particle pollution than at home, their heart and lung function quickly deteriorate, a small study suggests....
07:00 2019-06-07

FAA joins Chick-fil-A fracas, will investigate whether cities discriminated against chain A complaint was filed against San Antonio, Texas, and Buffalo, New York, over the denial of airport vending space.        ...
11:00 2019-05-25

Bay Area techies plan to ditch San Francisco for these 5 cities: Survey Even the tech crowd thinks San Francisco is too expensive for homeownership. That's according to the findings from a recent survey by robo-advisor Wealthfront. Here's where they would rather...
18:34 2019-05-22

‘Baby Shark Live’ to tour 100 North American cities LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Baby Shark Live” is set to launch a 100-city tour in North America this fall. It is inspired by the children’s song whose dance video has generated nearly 3 billi...
21:00 2019-06-13

Long lost cities in the Amazon were once home to millions of people We used to think the Amazon rainforest was virtually untouched, but it now seems to have been filled with sprawling settlements whose inhabitants shaped the land...
14:32 2019-05-21

Despite strong US housing market, these American cities have the most vacant homes The 2019 U.S. housing market is at one of its strongest points in decades. However, some cities have vacant homes and condos far above the average.        ...
16:51 2019-05-27

Don't miss: Star-studded art, weird tides and smart cities See works by artist Katie Paterson, who gets inspiration from science, hear physicist Michael Berry talk about tidal bores and find out how data can help design cities...
14:32 2019-05-21

Harvey Weinstein Reaches $44 Million Settlement With Sexual Misconduct Accusers: Report Harvey Weinstein has tentatively reached a $44 million civil agreement with his sexual misconduct accusers, former business partners and other entities, according to a new report from The Wall......
19:17 2019-05-24

CBOE to Offer FLEX Index Options with Asian and Cliquet Style Settlement CHICAGO and BONITA SPRINGS, Fla., March 1, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- In remarks made at CBOE's Risk Management Conference U.S. in Bonita Springs, Florida, CBOE Holdings President and Chief Operating Officer...
11:17 2019-05-22

Minefields and ruins: Israeli settlement called Trump built on conquered land ‘It will mean something for him, that there is a place in the world, far away from the States, with his name’It is a world away from the grandiose high-rises that bear his name.A sleepy, crumbling ham...
07:51 2019-06-17

Charges Levied By Banks For Real-Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) Payments Recently, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) - which manages the RTGS payments system - has announced an extension in the timings applicable to RTGS transfers by one-and-a-half hours....
05:34 2019-05-30

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

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

Disturbing before-and-after photos show how US cities — and their famous landmarks — could be underwater in 80 years Getty Images/Andrew Burton Last year was the warmest on record for the planet's oceans, and the fourth-warmest year ever for the Earth's surface temperature. Scientists are discovering that Greenland...
22:34 2019-05-30

China is refusing to take 'foreign garbage' from the US, so these 6 cities are burning or throwing away your recycling shutterstock A number of US cities have resorted to burning or trashing recyclable items as a way to save money. Prior to 2018, much of the country's recyclable waste was shipped to China, where it w...
00:00 2019-05-29

U.S. states, cities sue to block Trump 'conscience' rule for healthcare workers A coalition of 23 U.S. states and municipalities sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to stop it from enforcing a rule that would make it easier for doctors and nurses to avoid performing abortion...
22:51 2019-05-21

New York, London and Paris remain the world's most competitive cities — but perhaps not for long New York, London and Paris continue to dominate as the world's top three most competitive cities. But their prime positions could be up for contention, according to a new report....
18:34 2019-06-11

Major corporations, cities buying into Texas' green energy boom The U.S. wind industry is in a scramble to get a batch of turbine farms running in the next two years, before the federal government phases out a key tax credit....
17:51 2019-05-21

What are the best cities for jobs, social life and affordable living after college graduation? If you’re a college grad wanting to live in an affordable city with good jobs and a social scene, don't look much further than your alma mater.        ...
16:51 2019-05-22

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

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

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

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

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

Bitcoin may be virtual currency – but it's harming the planet as much as major cities The cryptocurrency is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as the city of Las Vegas, research says.        ...
23:01 2019-06-13

People who live in these cities earn the highest salaries in the world, research shows Average salaries in San Francisco have risen by 31% since 2018, with the city taking the crown for the highest-paying city in the world this year, according to Deutsche Bank research....
12:34 2019-05-22

Maruti Suzuki Expands To Newer Cities In India With Mobile Nexa Terminal Maruti Suzuki has flagged off its new mobile Nexa terminal that will be expanding the premium dealership network to newer cities and town across the country, where the company does not have presence.....
13:51 2019-06-04

China ministry summons mayors of six cities for failing to meet smog targets China's environment ministry has summoned the mayors of six northern Chinese cities to a meeting in Beijing to account for their failures to meet winter targets to cut smog, it said in a notice on Thu...
19:51 2019-06-13

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Family Receives $6.75 Million Settlement for Terrill Thomas, Who Died in Former Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke's Jail In what’s been declared the largest jail death settlement in the history of Wisconsin, Milwaukee County has paid nearly $7 million to the family of Terrill Thomas, who died of dehydration in his cell ...
02:00 2019-05-30

Milwaukee County Declares Racism a Public Health Crisis. Will More Cities Follow Suit? In what’s being touted as an important first step in addressing decades of race-based inequality, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele signed a resolution Monday declaring racism a public health cri...
02:51 2019-05-22

'Fox & Friends' calls out Biden's 2007 stance against sanctuary cities: 'Sure sounds a lot like Donald Trump' In a previous bid for the presidency, then-Senator Joe Biden's stance on illegal immigration sounded a lot like President Trump's current views against sanctuary cities, the hosts of "Fox & Friends" n...
15:51 2019-05-21

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Police Officers Get Exposed for Making Racist Social Media Posts, So Cities Decide to Investigate Police officers and departments across the nation have been accused of having implicit bias against and racist views about black people for a long time. The accusations are not new, but they are often...
22:51 2019-06-05

‘Ground-breaking innovation’ needed in cities, where battle for sustainable development will be won or lost, says UN agency chief If the battle to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is to be won or lost in cities, then they need to “achieve a lasting impact on communities and to ensure that no one is left behind,” ...
00:17 2019-05-30

Students From 1,600 Cities Just Walked Out of School to Protest Climate Change. It Could Be Greta Thunberg’s Biggest Strike Yet Hundreds of thousands of students around the world walked out of their schools and colleges Friday in the latest in a series of strikes urging action to address the climate crisis. According to event ...
01:17 2019-05-25

Earth's oceans could rise over 6 feet by 2100 as polar ice melts, swamping coastal cities such as NYC Portions of many U.S. coastal cities could be lost to the sea by the end of the century because of global warming, a study says.        ...
14:51 2019-05-21

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

E-scooter company Spin will place dozens of start-up’s solar-powered docking stations in two cities this summer Two U.S. cities, have agreed to a 60-day pilot program installing dozens of electric docking stations on sidewalks. The stations give riders a designated place to park their devices, keeping sidewalks...
01:51 2019-05-22

Artificial intelligence summit focuses on fighting hunger, climate crisis and transition to ‘smart sustainable cities’ Artificial intelligence, or AI, is at the forefront of fighting hunger, mitigating the climate crisis and facilitating “the transition to smart sustainable cities", said the chief of the UN agency whi...
23:17 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

REFILE-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...
05:51 2019-05-29

JPMorgan Chase cuts ties with Purdue Pharma over alleged role in opioid crisis Move makes the bank the most high-profile corporation to have distanced itself from the OxyContin maker and Sackler familyBanking giant JPMorgan Chase has cut ties with Purdue Pharma over the OxyConti...
21:51 2019-05-23

Senate committee focuses on pain sufferers denied painkillers amid opioid crisis When Senator Lamar Alexander, who chairs the upper chamber’s health committee, held a hearing about prescription opioids earlier this year, the focus was a critical side of the drug overdose debate th...
20:34 2019-06-03

Justice Department: Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics to pay $225 million to resolve federal investigations WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Department: Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics to pay $225 million to resolve federal investigations. The post Justice Department: Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics ...
00:34 2019-06-06

Israel Unveils New Settlement in Disputed Golan Heights Named 'Trump Heights' Shrugging off opposition from the international community, Israel’s government on Sunday unveiled a new Jewish settlement in the disputed Golan Heights named after President Trump....
06:34 2019-06-17

InfoWars Must Pay Pepe the Frog Creator $15,000, Never Sell Pepe Merch Again in Settlement InfoWars founder, conspiracy theorist, and tainted supplement pitchman Alex Jones has settled with artist Matt Furie, creator of the unfathomably widespread Pepe the Frog meme, for $15,000 after InfoW...
09:17 2019-06-11

Cboe Conducts March Settlement of Cboe Bitcoin Futures CHICAGO – March 14, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the settlement of the March expiry Cboe bitcoin...
20:34 2019-05-21

Cboe Conducts February Settlement of Cboe Bitcoin Futures CHICAGO – February 14, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the settlement of the February expiry Cboe b...
00:51 2019-05-22

Cboe Conducts April Settlement of Cboe Bitcoin Futures CHICAGO – April 18, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the settlement of the April expiry Cboe bitcoi...
20:34 2019-05-21

Opioid Maker Agrees to Pay Oklahoma $85 Million Over Claims Company Helped Create Addiction Crisis (Bloomberg) — Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. agreed to pay $85 million to settle an Oklahoma lawsuit claiming that illegal marketing of its opioid painkillers contributed to a public health...
19:51 2019-05-26

Cboe Conducts First Settlement of Cboe Bitcoin Futures CHICAGO – January 17, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the settlement of January expiry Cboe b...
00:51 2019-05-22

Cboe Conducts May Settlement of Cboe Bitcoin Futures CHICAGO – May 16, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the settlement of the May expiry Cboe bitcoin (XB...
20:34 2019-05-21

Mother of Oklahoma football player who died of opioid overdose: I 'absolutely' hold drug companies responsible An Oklahoma mother whose son died of a prescription opioid overdose has argued that pharmaceutical companies are to blame for the modern opioid crisis, not doctors, ahead of a landmark civil case in h...
01:01 2019-05-29

Oklahoma, Arkansas cities brace for 'the worst flood in our history' Oklahoma and Arkansas faced record flooding as a new wave of storms forecast to roll through the region threatened to bloat the Arkansas River.        ...
06:51 2019-05-28

'Baby Shark Live' concert experience heads to 100 cities this fall. Greeeaaaat? Not sure if you should cheer or cry? Us either. 'Baby Shark' is bringing a 'fully immersive concert experience' to North America.        ...
00:34 2019-06-14

'Indispensable': More people in big cities live within a 10-minute walk of a park, study shows A new index of U.S. city parks shows more people live within a 10-minute walk of them, but the goal of 100% access remains distant.        ...
06:51 2019-05-22

We’ll work with cities, even when provinces won’t work with Ottawa: Trudeau He says his government has a plan to deal with climate change and that politicians of all stripes mustn't close their eyes to what is happening around them....
17:51 2019-05-31

First major opioid trial begins in Oklahoma vs. drug maker Johnson & Johnson A historic trial begins Tuesday between the state of Oklahoma and drug maker Johnson & Johnson, which is accused of facilitating the U.S. opioid crisis....
15:34 2019-05-28

First major opioid trial begins in Oklahoma vs. drugmaker Johnson & Johnson Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter said the opioid crisis is "devastating" his state Tuesday during opening remarks in a historic trial between the state and drugmaker Johnson & Johnson....
21:51 2019-05-28

At trial, Oklahoma says Johnson & Johnson's 'greed' fueled U.S. opioid crisis Oklahoma's attorney general on Tuesday argued at the start of the first trial in lawsuits around the United States over the opioid epidemic that "greed" by Johnson & Johnson helped fuel the drug crisi...
17:34 2019-05-28

Two brothers, hockey players, dead on same day of opioid overdose. ‘It was just a horrible, horrible morning.’ Becky Savage lived a nightmare impossible to imagine. Two of her sons, Nick and Jack, dead in their beds the same morning after trying oxycodone.       ...
19:51 2019-06-13

Two brothers, hockey players, died on same day of opioid overdose. ‘It was just a horrible, horrible morning’ Becky Savage lived a nightmare impossible to imagine. Two of her sons, Nick and Jack, dead in their beds the same morning after trying oxycodone.       ...
01:51 2019-06-16

Johnson & Johnson faces landmark opioid trial in Oklahoma Drug giant accused of deceptive marketing conspiracyCivil suit says J&J was ‘kingpin’ of public health emergencyOne of the world’s largest drug companies, Johnson & Johnson, goes on trial in Oklahoma ...
16:34 2019-05-28

Oklahoma, Johnson & Johnson face off in first opioid crisis trial Drugmaker Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma aimed at pinning the blame for the opioid epidemic on its painkiller marketing....
13:17 2019-05-28

Oklahoma and Johnson & Johnson face off in the first opioid crisis trial Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma aimed at pinning the blame for the opioid epidemic on its painkiller marketing....
08:00 2019-05-29

FCA chairman says talks with Renault could go no further Fiat Chrysler withdrew a proposal to merge with French rival Renault after it became clear discussions could go no further, but it remains "open to opportunities of all kinds", its chairman wrote in a...
21:00 2019-06-06

No Talks With US 'Under Any Circumstances': Iran Iran will not hold talks with the United States "under any circumstances" while the rights of the Islamic republic are not respected, said an official quoted Thursday by state media....
03:51 2019-05-24

NKorea says talks won’t resume unless US changes position SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Friday that nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what Pyongyang described as unilateral d...
12:51 2019-05-24

Germany looks to 'lead' US-Iran talks European powers hope to broker a new round of negotiations between the United States and Iran in a bid to prevent the collapse of the 2015 nuclear deal, Germany’s top diplomat said Saturday....
00:51 2019-06-09

Trump: NHS must be on the table in US-UK trade talks US president says he refused to meet Corbyn, who vows to fight any grab at health servicesLatest on Trump’s state visit – live updatesDonald Trump has declared he wants the NHS to be on the table in a...
22:17 2019-06-04

Iran says now isn’t ‘suitable’ time for talks with US Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected holding talks with the US to end the standoff between the two countries even though President Trump said he’d be willing to negotiate if they called. “T...
23:17 2019-05-21

Trump going to Britain, talks Brexit and more President Donald Trump is set to begin a state visit to the United Kingdom on Monday. He said he plans to meet with politicians who support Britain's exit from the European Union, and that there ...
13:00 2019-06-03

What’s at Stake in U.S.-Japan Trade Talks More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump walked away from a regional Asia-Pacific trade agreement, the U.S. and Japan -- the world’s largest and third-largest economies -- are negotiating...
00:01 2019-05-25

PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 bln fund - Bloomberg Troubled power utility PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging an about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-...
00:51 2019-06-06

Trump says U.S. doing well in trade talks with China President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States was doing well in trade talks with China and that Beijing wanted to make a deal with Washington....
15:34 2019-05-30

Swiss government wants further talks on accord with EU BERLIN (AP) — The Swiss government says it wants further talks with the European Union about an accord that’s intended to regulate bilateral ties between the Alpine country and the 28-nation blo...
20:34 2019-06-07

Carmakers FCA and Renault to go public on tie-up talks Fiat Chrysler and Renault are set to confirm tie-up talks on Monday, with the board of the French carmaker called to an early morning meeting to discuss the situation....
21:34 2019-05-26

Venezuela talks in Norway end without deal Government and opposition envoys meeting in Norway have failed to reach an agreement in their latest rounds of talks. Opposition leader Juan Guaido has vowed to press ahead with street protests....
17:51 2019-05-30

Durant talks injury, says team not better without him Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant is unlikely to play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday against either the Toronto Raptors or Milwaukee Bucks....
12:17 2019-05-25

Amid trade war, China’s Xi talks up economy BEIJING (AP) — Amid the trade war with the United States, Chinese President Xi Jinping is expressing confidence in the resilience of the Chinese economy. In an interview with Russian media published W...
12:34 2019-06-05

Iran Rules Out Talks Unless US Changes "General Behaviour" Tehran on Sunday ruled out talks with Washington unless it changes its "general behaviour", after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said his country was ready for negotiations with Iran....
20:51 2019-06-02

China Signals It Is Willing to Return to Trade Talks With U.S. After weeks of escalating trade tensions with the U.S., China modulated its rhetoric, suggesting negotiations remain a priority and laying out conditions for doing so....
17:34 2019-06-02

Woodstock 50 in doubt, organizers say they're still in talks with new venue The fate of the Woodstock 50 festival was unclear Monday when the host of the event pulled out, but organizers said they were in talks with another venue....
15:00 2019-06-11

Raytheon and United Technologies in talks to merge -WSJ Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp are in talks to merge in an all-stock deal, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday, citing a person familiar with the matter....
04:51 2019-06-09

UPDATE 1-PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 bln fund - Bloomberg Troubled power utility company PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/...
00:51 2019-06-06

Chinese leader arrives in Russia for talks MOSCOW (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived in Russia for talks with President Vladimir Putin. Xi arrived in Moscow on Wednesday morning for a visit affirming the increasingly close relatio...
12:34 2019-06-05

The Latest: Mnuchin says talks with PBOC’s Yi ‘constructive’ FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on a meeting of financial leaders of the Group of 20 major economies (all times local): 3:40 p.m. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he held a constructive me...
11:00 2019-06-09

Raytheon, United Technologies in Talks to Merge United Technologies is near a deal to combine with military contractor Raytheon, the latest move by the sprawling conglomerate to transform into a company focused on aerospace and defense....
02:34 2019-06-10

Trump says he has scheduled talks with China's Xi during G20 summit President Donald Trump said on Monday he expected Chinese President Xi Jinping to be at the Group of 20 summit in Japan this month and the two are scheduled to talk at the gathering of leaders from t...
07:17 2019-06-11

China, Iran and IS: What's on the agenda for May-Trump talks Disagreements on China, Iran and the fate of captured Islamic State (IS) fighters who come from Britain will likely feature in talks between Theresa May and Donald Trump today....
07:17 2019-06-04

U.S.-Mexico talks drag over 'third country' push Talks between Mexico and the United States to stave off tariffs dragged on Friday as negotiators battled over a U.S. demand that Mexico accepts more Central American migrants under a concept know as "...
01:17 2019-06-08

The Latest: Woodstock 50 in talks with alternate venue WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the Woodstock 50 festival (all times local): 8:15 p.m. A principal organizer of the Woodstock 50 festival says he and others are in discussions with another ven...
03:34 2019-06-11

U.S. holds out for more from Mexico in talks over tariffs, border Mexican and U.S. officials resumed talks on trade and migration on Thursday, with the Trump administration resisting calls from U.S. businesses and some Republican lawmakers to ease up on a plan to im...
21:00 2019-06-06

Trump says progress made in talks with Mexico but 'not nearly enough' President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that progress was being made in talks with Mexico to stem the flow of migrants to the United States and would continue on Thursday, but unless an agreement can...
01:34 2019-06-06

We Must Act Against Terror For Fruitful Talks With India: Ex-Pak Diplomat Supporting India's determination that "talks and terror" cannot go together, a former top Pakistani diplomat has said another high-level meeting between the two countries would be fruitless unless......
08:51 2019-06-12

Raytheon and United Technologies in talks to merge: WSJ Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp are in talks to merge in an all-stock deal, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday, citing a person familiar with the matter....
00:17 2019-06-09

U.S. pushes Mexico for more in talks over tariffs and border Mexican and U.S. officials resumed talks on trade and migration on Thursday, with the Trump administration resisting calls from U.S. businesses and some Republican lawmakers to ease up on a plan to im...
22:17 2019-06-06

Expectations low for Trump-Xi talks, preparations limited With under three weeks to go before proposed talks between the Chinese and U.S. leaders, expectations for progress toward ending the trade war are low and sources say there has been little preparation...
08:17 2019-06-12

Woodstock 50 in doubt but organizers say in talks with venue The fate of the Woodstock 50 festival was unclear Monday when the host of the event pulled out, but organizers said they were in talks with another venue...
05:34 2019-06-11

Pence: U.S. talks to continue, Mexico must do more on immigration U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said U.S.-Mexico talks would continue on Thursday, and reiterated President Donald Trump's assessment that Mexico must do more to curb immigration at the border between ...
16:00 2019-06-06

U.S.-Mexico talks on Wednesday to be held around 3 or 4 p.m: official Talks at the White House on Wednesday with Mexican leaders will be held around 3 or 4 p.m., a U.S. administration official said, speaking on condition of anonymity....
23:17 2019-06-04

US, Mexico begin talks to try and avoid tariffs US President Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on Mexico to put pressure on the country to keep migrants from crossing into the US. Mexico has said the tariffs would only make the migration probl...
20:17 2019-06-03

| Qatar rejects Mecca talks outcome Qatar's foreign minister said on Sunday that Doha rejected the outcome of the recent Mecca talks on mounting regional tensions with Iran as it had not been properly consulted....
07:17 2019-06-03

Fiat Chrysler, Renault in talks about partnership The partnership of Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi dates back to 1999. Is a new partner about to join them and turn the group into the world's largest seller of automobiles?...
10:00 2019-05-26

FCA talks with Renault could lead to merger, reports say Talks between Fiat Chrysler and Renault have accelerated in recent days as negotiators found a way to structure a deal, people familiar with the talks told Bloomberg. Renault’s board is scheduled to m...
00:17 2019-05-27

F1 in talks with Marrakesh and Kyalami for African race "Formula One wants to go back to Africa, with the Moroccan city of Marrakesh and South Africa\u0027s Kyalami circuit keen to host a race, commercial managing director Sean Bratches said on Thursday."...
18:34 2019-05-21

U.S.-EU talks struggle, threatening a new front in trade war Ten months after President Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker struck a truce meant to clear the way for negotiations to reduce tariffs and eliminate regulatory hurdles, those ...
21:17 2019-05-30

Renault and Fiat Chrysler reportedly in talks over tie-up The FCA Group and Renault are in talks over a wide-ranging partnership – which could lead to FCA joining the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Renault are reporte...
11:34 2019-05-26

Iran's Rouhani rejects talks with Washington Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected talks with the United States on Tuesday, after President Donald Trump said Iran would call and ask for negotiations "if and when they are ever ready"....
17:00 2019-05-21

Fiat Chrysler and Renault in Talks on Possible Alliance The talks are aimed at strengthening both automakers’ competitiveness in Europe and elsewhere. But the specifics of the companies’ discussions were not clear....
04:17 2019-05-26

Norway says Venezuelan talks making progress Norway's government on Wednesday praised progress made in talks between representatives of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and the political opponents trying to oust him, even as tensions mounted ...
04:17 2019-05-30

North Korea Says No More Nuclear Talks Unless US Changes Stance North Korea said on Friday its deadlocked nuclear talks with Washington "will never be resumed" unless the US adopts a new approach, again blaming it for the collapse of the Hanoi summit in February....
02:34 2019-05-25

China ready for further U.S. trade talks, ambassador says Beijing is ready to resume trade talks with Washington, China's ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said, as a top U.S. business lobby in China said nearly half its members are seeing non-tari...
06:00 2019-05-22

Oil rises after report on possible China talks concessions Oil prices rose early Friday trailing equity gains late Thursday that followed a report about possible concessions ahead in U.S. trade talks with China....
17:51 2019-05-21

No miracle deal on budget as talks continue Congressional leaders and the Trump administration finished a round of breakneck budget talks on Tuesday with no resolution but a commitment to keep negotiating and try to clinch a debt and spending a...
06:34 2019-05-22

Venezuela Negotiators Agree to New Round of Talks Both sides of Venezuela’s political divide agreed to hold a new round of negotiations, Norway’s foreign ministry said, as Oslo looks to mediate a solution to the South American nation’s political stan...
04:51 2019-05-26

Axel Springer Shares Surge on KKR Bid Talks Shares in German media giant Axel Springer surged after the company said it was in talks with private-equity firm KKR about a potential strategic investment that could privatize the publisher of some ...
12:34 2019-05-30

FTSE-100 chiefs to hold talks with Trump The bosses of Barclays, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and National Grid are among a handful of British company executives ‎invited for talks with the US President Donald Trump during his state visit to ...
11:00 2019-05-31

North Korea says no more talks on denuclearization until U.S. changes stance North Korea said Friday that nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what Pyongyang described as unilateral demands for disarmamen...
17:34 2019-05-24

Trump willing to negotiate when Iran is 'ready' for talks The US would "certainly negotiate" with Iran if Tehran made a move, US President Donald Trump said after downplaying the Iran threat. Separately, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said the time was not ...
14:51 2019-05-21

U.S.-China Trade Talks Will End in a Deal, Former Negotiator Says A former top U.S. trade negotiator said talks with China for a trade deal had made significant progress despite recent setbacks and an agreement would eventually be reached....
14:38 2019-05-21

Fiat Chrysler in tie-up talks with Renault: sources Fiat Chrysler and Renault are in talks on a comprehensive global tie-up that could address some of the main weaknesses of both carmakers, two sources with knowledge of the discussions told Reuters on ...
00:51 2019-05-26

Behind FCA-Renault Talks: The Diverging Fates of Three Car Guys Fiat Chairman John Elkann has long wanted to trim his family’s holdings in the auto sector, and the death of former CEO Sergio Marchionne and the arrest of Renault’s longtime chairman Carlos Ghosn shi...
16:17 2019-05-28

Veteran Talks About Remembering The Fallen On Memorial Day LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Memorial Day is about remembering those who gave their lives for the safety of our country. LEX 18’s Claire Kopsky spoke with a Laurel County man who served on...
00:17 2019-05-28

WRAPUP 1-China ready for further U.S. trade talks, ambassador says Beijing is ready to resume trade talks with Washington, China's ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said, as a top U.S. business lobby in China said nearly half its members are seeing non-tari...
05:17 2019-05-22

Afghan Forces Hit With Wave of Attacks on Eve of Taliban Talks The violence came as Afghan politicians and Taliban members prepared to celebrate 100 years of diplomatic relations with Russia, and to speak informally....
22:34 2019-05-28

MGM discontinues talks with Wynn on Encore Boston purchase BOSTON (AP) — MGM Resorts International says it will no longer pursue buying Encore Boston Harbor from Wynn Resorts. MGM said Tuesday that stakeholders have concerns. It owns a casino in Springfield a...
06:00 2019-05-22

After mass shooting, Virginia gov to host gun control talks RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is announcing a series of public talks his administration will host in the run up to a July 9 special session on gun laws. Northam’s office said ...
12:00 2019-06-14

Senator: Taliban ‘momentum’ complicating US peace talks Taliban momentum on the battlefield and divisions within Afghanistan’s central government are complicating negotiations over a withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country, key lawmakers say....
07:34 2019-05-23

Mexico says to hold talks with China in early July Mexico will hold "high-level" meetings with Chinese officials in Beijing in early July after a summit of the Group of 20 global powers in Japan, Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday...
21:51 2019-06-11

CBS board plans merger talks with Viacom: CNBC CBS Corp's board is preparing for merger talks with Viacom Inc, CNBC reported https://www.cnbc.com/2019/05/30/the-board-of-cbs-is-preparing-for-deal-talks-with-viacom-sources.html on Thursday, citing ...
16:17 2019-05-30

Envoy says Sudan talks to resume as strike suspended Sudan's military and opposition groups have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional council, an Ethiopian envoy said on Tuesday, as an opposition alliance said it was suspending its ...
21:51 2019-06-11

UPDATE 2-LyondellBasell ends talks with Odebrecht to buy Braskem Shares in petrochemical producer Braskem were down 20 percent in pre-market trading in Sao Paulo after petrochemical giant LyondellBasell Industries NV on Tuesday said it had ended talks with Braskem ...
16:17 2019-06-04

John Legend on abortion law boycotts: ‘Money talks’ When it comes to Hollywood boycotting states including Georgia, Alabama and Missouri, passing restrictive abortion laws, singer John Legend said that “money talks.”...
18:01 2019-06-11

Russia hosts feuding Afghan factions for talks MOSCOW (AP) — The Taliban and other Afghan factions have wrapped another round of talks in Moscow to discuss peace settlement. The negotiations followed a previous round of consultations in February. ...
15:34 2019-05-30

Greece asks Germany for talks on billions in war reparations ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s government says it has asked Germany to enter talks on paying huge reparations Athens claims Greece is owed from World War I and World War II. The Greek Foreign Mi...
20:51 2019-06-04

UPDATE 1-China ready for further U.S. trade talks, ambassador says Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said on Tuesday that Beijing was ready to resume trade talks with Washington, but blamed the U.S. side for frequently "changing its mind" on tentati...
02:51 2019-05-22

Democrats Pelosi, Schumer say budget talks 'productive' The two top Democrats in Congress said on Tuesday that talks with Republican lawmakers and White House officials on federal spending were "productive."...
02:34 2019-05-22

Trump Talks Up U.K. Trade Deal Despite Brexit Impasse The offer would require the U.K. to secure the decisive break with the bloc advocated by prominent Brexit backers in the race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May....
23:00 2019-06-04

CBS-Viacom merger talks are about to get serious, but CBS board has concerns about leadership CBS and Viacom are expected to begin seriously discussing a merger after tomorrow's board meeting. The companies must agree on a number of leadership questions to get a deal done....
00:00 2019-06-14

U.S., Mexico Officials Hold Talks on Border Dispute The White House will host talks Wednesday with a delegation from Mexico, which is trying to avoid tariffs threatened on roughly $350 billion a year of Mexican imports amid a dispute over border securi...
17:17 2019-06-05

Steve Kerr talks about Durant Injury (NBA Finals) OAKLAND – Former U of A standout Steve Kerr talked about the devastating injury to Kevin Durant as his Warriors hope to even up the NBA Finals series against Toronto....
12:00 2019-06-12

Not enough progress made during U.S., Mexico tariff talks: Trump Frustrated by the lack of progress on a signature issue from his 2016 election campaign, Trump unexpectedly told Mexico last week to take a harder line on illegal immigration or face 5 per cent tariff...
02:51 2019-06-06

Fiat Chrysler ends merger talks with Renault Fiat Chrysler said "political conditions" in France did not make the merger possible. The merger would have created the world's third-largest automaker, after Volkswagen and Toyota....
05:01 2019-06-06

The Latest: Official: Beijing open to trade talks with US BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on trade tensions between the United States and China (all times local): 6:10 p.m. China’s foreign ministry says the country is open to resuming trade talks with the U....
12:17 2019-05-23

US Must Show "Sincerity" For Trade Talks To Continue, Says China China warned the United States on Thursday that it must show "sincerity" if trade talks are to continue between the world's top two economies, stressing that Beijing would "not yield" on major......
13:17 2019-05-23

Baltimore Symphony locks out its musicians as talks stall BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is locking out its musicians now that contract and salary negotiations have stalled. The Baltimore Sun reports the lockout starts Monday. Musicans say...
14:17 2019-06-17

U.S. joins diplomatic push to salvage Sudan talks The top U.S. diplomat for Africa was due in Khartoum on Wednesday to join an international push to salvage a deal between Sudan's military rulers and opposition groups two months after the overthrow o...
21:51 2019-06-12

Iranian officials reject Trump's call for talks Iranian officials rejected President Donald Trump's suggestion that the two nations talk, saying that the United States must change its rhetoric and behavior toward the Islamic republic....
16:51 2019-05-28

Croatia in talks with Sweden, U.S. on fighter jets: minister Croatia is in talks with Sweden and the United States on buying fighter jets to modernize its air force, Defense Minister Damir Krsticevic said on Thursday....
13:51 2019-05-23

Theresa May to hold talks with ministers in bid to stave off exit PM clinging on despite extreme pressure from her party to quit as soon as EU elections are overFollow all the latest updates – politics liveTheresa May is trying to slow her departure from No 10 by me...
19:00 2019-05-23

Merkel sticks to Spitzenkandidat though Macron pushes for EU talks Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday said Germany still favors picking the "Spitzenkandidat" from a winning party for the post of European Commission president while French President Emmanuel Macron's o...
02:34 2019-05-28

Sudan talks resume as protest strike suspended Sudan's military council and opposition groups have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional council. The opposition alliance has also decided to suspend its campaign of civil disobed...
09:51 2019-06-12

Donald Trump: Not enough progress yet in U.S.-Mexico tariff talks Mexico will probably be hit with new U.S. tariffs on exported products because not enough progress has been made in negotiations, President Donald Trump and administration officials say....
00:51 2019-06-07

Divided pro-EU leaders open talks after tense election Parties committed to closer European Union integration began bargaining over jobs and policy on Monday after an election to the EU parliament which fragmented the center but gave only limited gains to...
18:51 2019-05-27

Sudan protest leaders reject talks after 60 die in crackdown Sudan's protest leaders have rejected the offer of talks with the country's military rulers after 60 people reportedly died in a violent security crackdown....
18:00 2019-06-05

Swiss govt demands clarifications from the EU in treaty talks The Swiss government is demanding clarifications from the European Union on several issues before it signs off on a draft treaty, it said on Friday, risking a backlash from Brussels over yet another d...
15:34 2019-06-07

Commerzbank open to M&A after Deutsche Bank talks collapse Commerzbank may refine its strategy and is still open to mergers following the collapse of talks with its larger rival Deutsche Bank, the lender's chief executive said on Wednesday....
14:17 2019-05-22

UK's Nigel Farage demands a seat at Brexit talks Nigel Farage demanded a seat at Brexit negotiations on Monday after his new party swept to victory in the United Kingdom's European Parliament election, warning that he would turn British politics ups...
07:34 2019-05-27

Fiat Chrysler confirms merger talks with Renault Fiat Chrysler has made a "transformative merger" proposal to French peer Renault , the Italian carmaker said on Monday, in a deal which would create a world leader and help address some of the weaknes...
09:00 2019-05-27

VMware talks up multi-cloud era, need to transform security Laws of physics, economics, and land will drive enterprises towards hybrid cloud environments, says VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger, who also urges the need to transform security, which has become too comple...
09:51 2019-05-24

EU rejects US demand that agriculture be part of trade talks BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s top trade official insists that the agricultural sector cannot be included in negotiations on a new trade agreement the United States, as the U.S. has demand...
16:17 2019-05-27

India's Modi begins talks for new cabinet after big election win Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold talks on Friday to form a new cabinet to tackle a stuttering economy and other challenges facing his second term after winning a big majority....
07:34 2019-05-24

Iran's Rouhani suggests U.S. talks possible if sanctions lifted Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signaled on Wednesday that talks with the United States might be possible if Washington lifted sanctions, days after U.S. President Donald Trump said a deal with Tehra...
13:01 2019-05-29

Automakers urge California, US to restart mileage talks SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Major automobile manufacturers are urging the Trump administration and California restart negotiations over vehicle mileage standards to prevent a legal battle. The companies...
04:00 2019-06-07

Israel open to US-led talks with Lebanon over border dispute Israel says it's willing to engage in U.S.-mediated talks with Lebanon to resolve a border dispute over a sliver of the Mediterranean Sea seen as rich with energy resources....
18:34 2019-05-27

Trump Pressures Mexico as Second Day of Border Talks Begin President Trump said that progress was being made in border-security talks between Mexican and U.S. officials, but said Mexico must “step up to the plate” if it wants to head off tariffs planned for n...
18:00 2019-06-06

Iran's Rouhani: We're open to talks if US shows respect President Hassan Rouhani has suggested that Iran is not opposed to negotiations with Washington, but will not be pressured into them. Tensions have escalated significantly over the past several weeks....
03:01 2019-06-02

Mnuchin says had 'candid' talks on trade with PBOC head U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a tweet on Sunday he had a "constructive meeting" with People's Bank of China Governor Yi Gang, including a "candid discussion" on trade issues....
11:17 2019-06-09

US, Mexico officials to begin talks over tariffs, border WASHINGTON (AP) — Top officials from the U.S. and Mexico will begin talks in a scramble to fend off President Donald Trump’s threat of devastating tariffs on the southern ally and meet his deman...
11:17 2019-06-03

Brexit backer vying to lead UK talks getting tough with EU British politician Boris Johnson, current favorite to be U.K.;s next prime minister, has stepped up his talk about getting tough with the European Union on Brexit...
02:51 2019-06-10

The Big Little Lies Cast Talks the Magic of Meryl Streep Two words: Meryl. Streep. Three words: Big. Little. Lies. A sentence: Meryl. Streep. In. Big. Little. Lies. The queen makes her debut on a show full of queens next......
03:51 2019-05-31

On Fox News, Kirsten Gillibrand Talks Abortion, Al Franken and More In an hourlong appearance on Sunday, Ms. Gillibrand, hoping to bolster her flagging candidacy, got into some contentious exchanges about the host network....
07:00 2019-06-03

Carter talks Trump, China and leadership at church Former President Jimmy Carter is back to teaching Sunday school in Georgia after taking time off to undergo surgery. Speaking at the Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Carter spoke about a recent pho...
21:51 2019-06-10

U.S. and China both play tug of war with Huawei over future trade talks Yesterday, we pointed out some comments made by President Donald Trump that made it clear that his administration is using Huawei as a bargaining chip for future trade talks with China. Trump told a r...
01:17 2019-05-25