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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...

Lap-dances, kick-backs, and debt: Infamous opioid maker files for bankruptcy

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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.       ...
2019-06-10 19:32

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 prescribing a powerful opioid medication....
2019-06-10 13:16

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 powerful opioid medication. The filing in US Bank...
2019-06-10 19:32

Opioid manufacturer in kickback scheme files for bankruptcy CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — An opioid manufacturing company whose founder was convicted of racketeering conspiracy for bribing doctors to prescribe its highly addictive fentanyl spray has filed for bankruptcy protection. Chandler, Arizona-based Insys Ther...
2019-06-11 23:16

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 bribing doctors to prescribe a highly addictive painkil...
2019-06-11 00:16

UPDATE 2-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 prescribing a powerful opioid medication....
2019-06-10 13:32

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 opioid medication....
2019-06-10 20:32

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 opioids, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednes...
2019-06-06 06:48

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 opioids, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednes...
2019-06-06 02:48

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....
2019-06-06 19:16

FTD files for bankruptcy Flower delivery company FTD filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Monday after failing to recover from the $200 million debt the company incurred for purchasing a rival company....
2019-06-04 02:01

Insys Therapeutics files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc said on Monday it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, a week after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle a U.S. probe into bribes the company paid to doctors for prescribing a powerful opioid medication. (Rep...
2019-06-10 13:32

Fourth-largest coal producer in the US files for bankruptcy Enlarge / WRIGHT, WY - OCTOBER 19: Train cars full of 100 tons of coal leave a mine near Wright, Wyoming on October 19, 2006. Empty cars head to the facility. (credit: Photo by Andy Nelson/The Christian Science Monitor via Getty Images) Cloud Peak...
2019-05-21 21:32

FTD Files for Bankruptcy Protection, Puts Businesses Up for Sale Flower-delivery provider FTD filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, with plans to auction off its businesses to pay off an overload of debt it took on to buy former rival ProFlowers in 2014....
2019-06-04 09:32

FTD files for bankruptcy protection, but flower deliveries will continue FTD has filed for bankruptcy protection, as it prepares to sell off pieces of the company and to deal with its debt.        ...
2019-06-04 08:16

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....
2019-06-10 18:16

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....
2019-05-29 01:48

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 Wednesday includes a five-year deferred prosecution agre...
2019-06-06 01:16

The Latest: Maine sues opioid maker over deceptive marketing SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — 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 the opioid crisis...
2019-06-04 01:00

Insys Files for Chapter 11 Days After Settling Opioid Case Opioid manufacturer Insys filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection with plans to sell its assets, days after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle federal accusations over sales of its Subsys cancer-pain drug....
2019-06-10 21:16

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 crisis in the state. The deal, announced Sunday,...
2019-05-27 00:16

Mallinckrodt paid 'kickbacks' to keep drug price high, and stuck taxpayers with bill, DOJ lawsuit says The pharmaceutical company responsible for one of the largest drug price increases in US history "knowingly paid illegal kickbacks" as part of an elaborate scheme to make millions and stick the American taxpayer with the bill, the US Department of Ju...
2019-06-06 00:00

AP: Italian investigation alleges officials with Purdue Pharma’s foreign arm paid kickbacks to push opioids PARMA, Italy (AP) — AP: Italian investigation alleges officials with Purdue Pharma’s foreign arm paid kickbacks to push opioids. The post AP: Italian investigation alleges officials with Purdue Pharma’s foreign arm paid kickbacks to push ...
2019-05-29 06:16

The Phantom Menace at 20: was the infamous prequel actually that bad? It’s 20 years since George Lucas outraged fans, derailed careers and introduced us to Jar Jar Binks. Is it time to forgive him?It is hard to believe that The Phantom Menace is 20 years old this year. In the decades since we first met Jar Jar Binks, A...
2019-05-23 15:00

Sony’s best-selling Infamous series did X-Men games better than the actual X-Men For decades, superheroes had the worst luck when it came to video games, the X-Men chief among them. There are a few welcome outliers—Raven Software’s X-Men Legends duology remains a classic, Wolverine’s game adaptation for his first solo movie has i...
2019-06-07 23:16

Infamous Australian cult leader, known for brainwashing children, dead at 98 Australian cult leader Anne Hamilton-Byrne, who was known for brainwashing and drugging children she adopted in the 1970s and 80s, has died. She was 98....
2019-06-14 20:32

Early Designs Of PS3 Exclusive Infamous Included Motorcycle Parkour Today marks the 10 year anniversary of Infamous, the PS3 superhero game starring electrically charged Cole MacGrath. In honor of this anniversary, developers Sucker Punch have revealed new information about the early versions of the game. It turns ou...
2019-05-26 19:48

Blackbeard and his Infamous Pirate Ship, Queen Anne's Revenge History records Blackbeard as one of the most notorious pirates; but his early years weren’t as infamous or inglorious. Edward Teach, the man who would later become the pirate known as Blackbeard, had a relatively normal childhood. His criminal lifes...
2019-06-05 08:32

Infamous El Chapo hitman extradited to US from Mexico to stand trial Antonio “Jaguar” Marrufo, a high-ranking Sinaloa cartel member — and one of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s most notorious hitmen — has been extradited to the US from Mexico to face federal racketeering charges, according to offic...
2019-05-29 06:00

O.J. Simpson case: 12 memorable images 25 years after the infamous murders It's been 25 years since O.J. Simpson's ex-wife Nicole Brown and her friend Ronald Goldman were stabbed to death outside her home on June 12, 1994.       ...
2019-06-12 19:32

New Coke, an Infamous Blunder, Is Making a Return to Celebrate ‘Stranger Things’ Season 3 (NEW YORK) — Coca-Cola drinkers will get a chance to relive one of the company’s darker chapters as New Coke makes a comeback under a partnership with the Netflix drama “Stranger Things,” the companies announced Tuesday. Seaso...
2019-05-22 00:16

'Game of Thrones' star Sophie Turner says Kit Harington to blame for infamous coffee cup mistake When it comes to the now-infamous coffee cup that was accidentally left behind during one of the episodes in the final season of “Game of Thrones,” actress Sophie Turner says former “Thrones” co-star Kit Harington is to blame....
2019-06-09 03:32

Lady Gaga’s Fashion Archive Is Going On Display In Las Vegas – Infamous Meat Dress Included Opening on May 30 in Las Vegas to coincide with her residency at the Park MGM, the Haus of Gaga exhibition showcases around 40 pieces of clothing and accessories that have never before left Gaga’s personal archive...
2019-05-30 16:16

Tale of a Bankruptcy Foretold Insys Therapeutics shares fell around 45% on Monday morning after the specialty drug company announced it filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy as it grapples with legal liability stemming from sales of a prescription opioid drug....
2019-06-10 16:48

Judge Denies Ratepayers' Bid for Representation in PG&E Bankruptcy The bankruptcy court presiding over PG&E Corp.’s chapter 11 case denied California ratepayers’ attempt to gain a seat at the negotiating table as an official committee....
2019-05-30 00:48

FTD, Founded 100 Years Before Swipe Right, Seeks Bankruptcy DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. (AP) — The century old flower company FTD is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection following a rough Valentine’s Day and will break the business into pieces. Originally called the Florists Telegraph Delivery Associatio...
2019-06-03 19:48

The Power Players Dominating Chapter 11 Bankruptcy The fate of trillions of dollars in corporate assets—as well as millions of employees, pensioners, shareholders, investors and suppliers—is concentrated in the hands of an elite group of bankruptcy professionals and judges from just two states....
2019-05-24 18:16

Sears’ bankruptcy has burned thousands of vendors worldwide If you think shopping at Sears can be sad these days, it’s nothing compared to doing business with the struggling chain. Michelle Chan — whose Hong Kong-based company Mien Co. Ltd. manufactures handbags, wallets and belts for brands like Joe Boxer an...
2019-06-03 12:48

Sears buyer Eddie Lampert wants to avoid up to $43M in severance pay from bankruptcy The investor who bought Sears' assets out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy is now trying to back out of an agreement to pay severance to laid-off workers.        ...
2019-05-29 01:32

Bankruptcy judge approves $105M PG&E fund to help wildfire survivors A federal judge on Wednesday approved a plan for Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. to establish a $105 million relief fund to assist survivors of recent California wildfires caused by its power lines....
2019-05-23 10:48

Elizabeth Warren and AOC target Treasury Secretary Mnuchin over Sears bankruptcy In a four-page letter sent Thursday morning, Warren and Ocasio-Cortez asked Mnuchin a series of questions about his advisory role in former Sears CEO Eddie Lampert's decisions....
2019-05-23 17:16

Ocasio-Cortez, Warren grill Mnuchin for role in Sears bankruptcy Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joined forces with Sen. Elizabeth Warren to ​challenge Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin over his role in the bankruptcy of Sears that resulted in thousands of workers being laid off and stores closing. The New York Democ...
2019-05-23 20:16

Power producers to appeal bankruptcy court ruling on PG&E energy contracts Power producers NextEra Inc, Consolidated Edison Inc and Calpine Corp on Thursday said they will appeal to try to overturn a recent decision by a judge that a federal regulator has no say in whether utility PG&E Corp may reject its power purchase agr...
2019-06-14 19:32

‘I’m Devastated.’ Jamie Oliver Announces His U.K. Restaurant Chain Has Filed for Bankruptcy (LONDON) — Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s British restaurant chain filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday, partly due to increased competition and escalating rents in local commercial districts. The insolvency will leave 1,000 people o...
2019-05-21 20:16

Warren, Ocasio-Cortez demand answers on Sears bankruptcy from Mnuchin The congresswomen say they are "deeply concerned by the financial engineering" that occurred while the treasury chief served on the retailer’s board....
2019-05-24 10:48

UPDATE 1-Power producers to appeal bankruptcy court ruling on PG&E energy contracts Power producers NextEra Inc, Consolidated Edison Inc and Calpine Corp on Thursday said they will appeal to try to overturn a recent decision by a judge that a federal regulator has no say in whether utility PG&E Corp may reject its power purchase agr...
2019-06-14 19:32

End Of An Era: Red Lobster Has Declared Bankruptcy After Paying For A 6-Hour Seafood Commercial Set Entirely To Beatles Music It’s about to become much harder to get your crab and lobster fix, because one of the most popular seafood chains in America just officially went under: Red Lobster has filed for bankruptcy after blowing all of their capital on a six-hour commercial ...
2019-05-22 03:16

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2019-05-21 17:48

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2019-06-16 21:16

30 Minutes With Super Mario Maker 2 Is Not Nearly Enough Last week, Nintendo invited us to play the upcoming Super Mario Maker 2 for thirty minutes. Those 30 minutes with the game were phenomenally good. I made a video about how it made me feel. Here’s a summary: I don’t want to play Super Mario Maker 2 fo...
2019-05-28 15:32

The best coffee maker is usually wildly expensive—except for right now The Moccamaster is the best drip coffee maker that money can buy, and right now you can get it for a rare low price.       ...
2019-06-15 03:48

Why one US can-maker avoids Trump's tariffs while rivals pay up One of the largest U.S. producers of aerosol cans, Colorado-based Ball Metalpack, has laid off 91 of its 500 U.S. workers since President Donald Trump imposed a 25% tariff on imported steel that abruptly hiked the firm's raw materials costs....
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Make a Bunch of Falafel at Once Using a Cake Pop Maker Cake pop makers are the worst tool you could use to make cake pops. For you see, cake pop is not a cake that has been shaped and baked into a ball; it’s cake that has been crumbled, mixed with frosting, and then rolled into a ball—using your hands—an...
2019-06-12 01:00

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2019-05-28 16:48

U.S. to Sell $150 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $150 billion in securities next week, comprising $74 billion in new debt and $76 billion in previously sold debt....
2019-06-06 19:32

EU wants answers from Italy over debt Brussels has asked the Italian government to explain its lack of progress in reducing debt. Italy's populist government is accused of exposing the bloc to financial problems by ignoring budget discipline rules....
2019-05-29 23:32

You can now download files up to 200MB over the air on your iPhone Your iPhone just got marginally more powerful, as 9to5Mac reports that Apple quietly increased its cellular download limit from 150MB to 200MB this week. If you aren’t connected to Wi-Fi when you start downloading an app, movie, or podcast on y...
2019-06-01 02:32

Merck to Buy Cancer Drug Maker Peloton Therapeutics Merck agreed to acquire cancer drug developer Peloton Therapeutics for $1.05 billion in cash, adding to a list of deals in 2019 by pharmaceutical companies looking to bolster their cancer treatment portfolios....
2019-05-22 02:16

EV maker Nio plans Beijing plant, will likely seek a partner: CEO Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker Nio Inc is keen to build a production base in Beijing and will likely seek a manufacturing partner, Chief Executive Officer and founder William Li said this week....
2019-05-31 13:16

'Fortnite' Maker Epic Games Scoops Up Houseparty App The maker of ‘Fortnite’ has acquired the video-chat app Houseparty, uniting two tech properties that seize on teenagers’ affinity for socializing in intimate groups online....
2019-06-12 20:32

Huawei exec: We need more time to become the world's top phone maker China's Huawei Technologies will need more time to become the world's largest smartphone maker, a goal it originally aimed to achieve in the fourth quarter of this year, a senior executive said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 11:00

The Company Behind Maker Faire and Make: Magazine Has Shut Down TechCrunch has learned that Maker Media, the company behind the DIY magazine and online publication Make:, as well as the Maker Faire science, art, and hacking festivals that happen all around the world each year, ceased operations last week and let ...
2019-06-10 19:32

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2019-06-12 21:16

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2019-05-29 15:32

Huawei Says Goal to Be World's Top Phone Maker Some Time Off Huawei will need more time to become the world's largest smartphone maker, a goal it originally aimed to achieve in the fourth quarter of this year, a senior executive said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 08:00

California sues OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma California on Monday became the latest state to sue the pharmaceutical company behind the painkiller OxyContin, alleging it falsely promoted the drug as not addictive even as it emerged as one of the most widely abused in the U.S....
2019-06-03 21:48

Maker Faire halts operations and lays off all staff Financial troubles have forced Maker Media, the company behind crafting publication MAKE: magazine as well as the science and art festival Maker Faire, to lay off its entire staff of 22 and pause all operations. TechCrunch was tipped off to Maker Me...
2019-06-08 06:16

Super Mario Maker 2 Won’t Let You Play Online With Friends Nintendo showed off Super Mario Maker 2’s new four-player competitive and co-op online modes earlier this month, and the company has now confirmed that players will only be able to matchmake online with random people, not their friends....
2019-05-29 02:16

Tendulkar Sues Australian Bat Maker Over AUD 2 Million In Royalties Sachin Tendulkar accused the bat manufacturer of using his name and image to promote products and then failing to pay him AUD 2 million in royalties....
2019-06-14 13:16

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2019-06-15 21:32

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2019-05-21 17:32

Treasury to Sell $203 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $203 billion in securities next week, comprising $149 billion in new debt and $54 billion in previously sold debt....
2019-05-24 01:48

How to Help Reduce School Lunch Debt Earlier this month, one Rhode Island school district made headlines after giving some of its students—those with unpaid balances for school meals—cold sun butter and jelly sandwiches (along with milk and veggies) instead of hot meal items, available...
2019-06-13 01:32

Treasury to Sell $113 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $113 billion in securities next week, comprising $62 billion in new debt and $51 billion in previously sold debt....
2019-06-14 03:16

Huawei files to trademark mobile OS around the world after U.S. ban China's Huawei has applied to trademark its "Hongmeng" operating system (OS) in at least nine countries and Europe, data from a U.N. body shows, in a sign it may be deploying a back-up plan in key markets as U.S. sanctions threaten its business model...
2019-06-13 09:16

Luxury online reseller The RealReal files for IPO U.S. online luxury reseller The RealReal Inc filed paperwork for an initial public offering with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday....
2019-06-01 03:00

Huawei executive says goal to be world's top phone maker some time off China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd will need more time to become the world's largest smartphone maker, a goal it originally aimed to achieve in the fourth quarter of this year, a senior executive said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 05:16

Maker Faire ceases operations amid financial trouble It's a grim time for fans of homebrew gadget creation. Maker Media, the company responsible for Maker Faires and Make:, has stopped operations and laid off all its staff. CEO Dale Dougherty explained it to TechCrunch as a matter of financial t...
2019-06-08 22:48

Vaping device maker sponsoring public health research NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A historically black college in Tennessee is planning to research the impact of electronic cigarettes and vaping with a grant from vaping device maker JUUL Labs. Meharry Medical College in Nashville says that it and JUUL Labs ...
2019-06-10 13:32

JP Morgan cuts ties with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma Purdue, owned by the wealthy Sackler family, faces thousands of lawsuits claiming that the company marketed addictive painkillers while underplaying the risks of abuse and overdose....
2019-05-24 02:32

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2019-06-04 16:32

'They’re going to bonfire me': French trial for Briton over film-maker's death Death of Sophie Toscan du Plantier in west Cork in 1996 and protracted, bungled investigation has gripped Ireland After 23 years of trying to clear his name, Ian Bailey is bracing for the appellation he has always dreaded: convicted murderer.A court ...
2019-05-26 17:16

Plant-based burger maker Beyond Meat beats forecasts in 1Q Plant-based meat maker Beyond Meat beat Wall Street’s expectations in its first earnings report since its IPO last month. The El Segundo, California-based company lost $6.6 million, or 95 cents per share, in the first quarter, up slightly from ...
2019-06-06 23:16

France's Renault Role Limits Auto Maker's Boss In declining to back Fiat Chrysler’s plan to merge with Renault, the French government risks weakening its chief negotiator in any future talks, Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard....
2019-06-12 06:48

'Super Mario Maker 2' will offer online multiplayer with friends For all the improvements to online features in Super Mario Maker 2, multiplayer is oddly limited -- you can play with random people on the internet, but not your friends. That won't be true forever, thankfully. Producer Takashi Tezuka has confir...
2019-06-12 04:00

Odds Of Beating A Particularly Devious Mario Maker Level Are 1 In 7.5 Million There have been over two million attempts to beat a Mario Maker level called Lucky Draw, and seemingly all of them have failed because, well, they just haven’t gotten lucky enough yet....
2019-05-30 00:32

What does Clash of Clans maker’s $10 billion sale say about the future of gaming? Congratulations, guys... you and the rest of the Clash of Clans crew now anchor a $10 billion mobile gaming powerhouse. We've been hearing for years how mobile gaming has been growing at nearly inconceivable rates and will soon become the dominant...
2019-05-21 18:16

Teens made up most of e-cigarette maker Juul's Twitter following - study (Reuters Health) - Almost half of the people who followed Juul Labs Inc on Twitter last year were not old enough to legally purchase e-cigarettes in the United States, according to a study published on Monday....
2019-05-21 19:48

Chinese smartphone maker Huawei accuses Trump of bullying Huawei on Tuesday accused the Trump administration of “bullying,” even as the White House gave it a reprieve on US trade restrictions against the Chinese smartphone maker. Huawei executive Abraham Liu on Tuesday urged European lawmakers not to follow...
2019-05-22 04:48

Huawei exec says goal to be world's top phone maker some time off China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd will need more time to become the world's largest smartphone maker, a goal it originally aimed to achieve in the fourth quarter of this year, a senior executive said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 05:32

Major voting machine maker backs away from paperless models Voting machine security is still a sore point, but at least some vendors are starting to change their tune. ES&S chief Tom Burt has declared that his company will "no longer sell" paperless voting machines as the "primary" voting device for a gi...
2019-06-10 04:00

What's the best place to hit the Heinz? Fun facts about the ketchup maker for Memorial Day Heinz is turning 150 this year. Here are some fun facts to "relish" about the ketchup company that actually started with horseradish.        ...
2019-05-24 17:00

How Washington Learned to Love Debt and Deficits Political support for taming federal debt has melted away, and the U.S. is testing just how much it can borrow as few see evidence of dire economic consequences today....
2019-06-14 01:16

Billionaire pledges to pay off Morehouse students’ debt Billionaire investor Robert Smith surprised graduating students at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, by using his speech at Sunday's commencement ceremony to pledge to pay off the student loan debt of the entire class of 2019....
2019-05-21 20:32

Student debt has millennials haggling at a new level Elizabeth Willard Thames, 35, a financial writer based in Vermont, has learned to always negotiate. “On large purchases, I always say, ‘Is there a discount if I pay in full and upfront?’” The answer she often receives is yes. She asked to pay the tot...
2019-05-22 20:16

Regulators, Investors Zero In on Corporate Debt Market A decadelong rise in corporate borrowing is prompting new scrutiny from investors and regulators about how debt markets might hold up in an economic downturn....
2019-05-27 16:48

U.S. Could Run Out of Room on Debt Ceiling in Late Summer Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday the government could run out of room to keep paying its bills in full and on time in late summer unless Congress raises the federal borrowing limit before then....
2019-05-22 19:48

Venezuela says Russia debt restructuring not on the agenda - RIA Venezuela's oil minister said on Thursday that the restructuring of his country's debt to Russia was not on the agenda, the RIA news agency reported....
2019-06-06 11:48

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2019-05-31 11:32

Alibaba Files Plans to List in Hong Kong Alibaba Group Holding has filed confidential paperwork for a Hong Kong listing, according to people familiar with the matter, kicking off a process that could see the Chinese internet giant raise billions of dollars from a large stock sale in the com...
2019-06-13 15:32

Ex-Psychiatric Hospital Chief Files Lawsuit Over Firing LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – A former Kentucky psychiatric hospital chief claims in a lawsuit she was fired without cause in March. The Courier Journal reports among the defendants in the whistleblower lawsuit filed Friday by ex-Central State Hospita...
2019-06-03 01:48

Former judge files new motions in Jussie Smollett case CHICAGO (AP) — A former judge who wants a special prosecutor appointed in the Jussie Smollett case is back in court with new motions to obtain her goal. Sheila O’Brien on Tuesday filed three motions in Cook County Circuit Court attempting to ge...
2019-05-22 06:48

Apple’s new Files app makes iPads better laptop replacements Apple has long insisted that iPads represent its vision for the future of computing, but they've always lacked one key feature that made them less than ideal for actual work: proper file management. You could never officially download files with...
2019-06-04 05:48

| Malawi opposition files suit against vote 'robbery' Malawi's opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera has rejected the result of last week's presidential election, saying he had launched a court battle to have the vote annulled on the grounds of fraud....
2019-05-31 18:48

Sales chief Bigland files whistleblower suit against FCA Reid Bigland, head of U.S. sales for Fiat Chrysler and the Ram brand, claims the company has retaliated against him for cooperating with a federal investigation into the company's sales reporting practices, and slashed his pay by approximately 90 per...
2019-06-06 04:00

Alibaba files for Hong Kong listing: source Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong listing, according to one source familiar with the matter....
2019-06-13 09:16

Himachal BJP Lawmaker Files Complaint Over Facebook Id Used To Defame Him A Himachal Pradesh BJP MLA Monday lodged a police complaint that he is being "defamed" through a fake facebook account and alleged the Congress was engineering it as the party leaders were "furious"......
2019-05-28 05:16

Jennifer Dulos’ mother files for custody of her five grandkids The mother of missing Connecticut woman Jennifer Dulos has filed for custody of her daughter’s five children — as the kids’ suspect dad was ordered by a judge to keep away from them indefinitely, new court papers show. Gloria Farber...
2019-06-04 23:01

Semenya files appeal to Swiss Supreme Court Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya filed an appeal to Switzerland's highest court on Wednesday against rules requiring middle-distance female athletes with a high natural level of testosterone to reduce it via medication....
2019-05-30 00:32

FBI releases Bigfoot files of brief probe into mythical creature The FBI on Wednesday published the findings of their short-lived 1970s investigation into the existence of Bigfoot — the elusive mythical creature that’s rumored to have stalked the North American wilderness for decades. The anticlimactic resul...
2019-06-06 01:00

The Easiest Way to View and Convert .HEIC Files in Windows Windows: If you’re an avid iOS photographer, dealing with .HEIC files on a Windows system can be a bit of a pain. One of the first things I do with any of these images is convert them, but that’s not a process you can do natively within the Windows 1...
2019-05-29 14:00

On Politics: Trump May Impose Limits on Chinese Maker of Surveillance Tech The Trump administration could put restrictions on Hikvision to address trade and human rights issues linked to China’s technology exports and repression of Muslims....
2019-05-22 08:16

Super Mario Maker 2’s paid online mode won’t let you matchmake with friends A first for any Super Mario game: online play. This expands upon the local-multiplayer insanity of the New Super Mario Bros. series. [credit: Nintendo ] ...
2019-05-28 22:16

Huawei's Main Chip Maker Faces Long-Term Risks From U.S. Ban Huawei Technologies Co. has spent 15 years and billions of dollars building an advanced semiconductor maker, with the goal of making the Chinese telecom giant self-sufficient. A U.S. blacklisting stands to set it back years in that goal....
2019-06-02 15:32

Briton convicted of 1996 murder of French film-maker in Ireland Ian Bailey, who lives in Ireland, convicted in his absence of killing Sophie Toscan du Plantier A British man has been convicted of the murder of a French film-maker in Ireland more than 20 years ago.Former journalist Ian Bailey, 62, was convicted in...
2019-05-31 19:01

German Chip Maker Infineon Buys U.S. Rival in $9.4 Billion Deal German chip maker Infineon Technologies said it would acquire Cypress Semiconductor in a multi-billion dollar deal, the latest in a series of transactions that have been reshaping the industry....
2019-06-04 09:32

IndiGo Selects French-US Engine Maker CFM For Mega Order: Report The French-US engine maker, owned by General Electric and France's Safran, has been competing with the airline's existing engine supplier, Pratt & Whitney, to provide the power for 280 twin-engine......
2019-06-13 06:48

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....
2019-05-26 20:48

5 simple steps to consolidate your debt with a personal loan Consolidating using a personal loan could lead to paying off high-interest debts, simplify your payments and reduce debt faster.       ...
2019-06-08 20:16

Factbox: Timeline of possible EU disciplinary procedure over Italy's debt The European Commission may say on Wednesday that Italy is breaching European Union rules over its growing public debt, starting a process that could lead to financial sanctions and stricter oversight of the country's fiscal policy....
2019-06-03 12:16

Man fatally shot cousin during argument over $45 debt: cops A Missouri man fatally shot his cousin during an argument over a $45 debt and some personal belongings, police said. Lamont Devon Lacombe, 27, of St. Charles, confessed to investigators that he shot his cousin, Joseph Lacombe, 26, after police respon...
2019-06-03 16:32

Airtel Africa Plans London IPO To Cut $16 Billion Debt In February, Airtel unveiled plans to raise as much as Rs 32,000 crore for a war chest to take on Jio as well as to prepare for an impending 5G airwaves auction....
2019-05-29 13:16

World's top economies lay out principles on debt sustainability at G20 meet Finance leaders from the world's top economies on Sunday adopted new principles to ensure countries that lend and borrow for infrastructure spending do so in a sustainable manner, a move seen as addressing concerns that China's lending practices have...
2019-06-09 19:16

Russia's Kremlev offers to settle AIBA debt Russian boxing official Umar Kremlev has reiterated his offer to clear debts of the governing body of amateur boxing (AIBA) to protect the interests of boxers and preserve the organization....
2019-05-29 17:48

Millions in crushing medical debt — gone. All thanks to these churches Since the start of 2018, at least 18 churches nationwide have abolished more than $34 million burdening America’s most debt-ridden patients.        ...
2019-05-31 18:32

How Couples Can Talk About Their Finances, Including Student Debt Don’t avoid that awkward conversation about finances—especially debt—with a new significant other. A group of experts has some suggestions for millennials on this edition of the WSJ’s “Secrets of Wealthy Women” podcast....
2019-06-01 00:00

Forget these 5 myths you’ve heard about debt consolidation Consolidating debt with a personal loan doesn't reduce your debt or damage your credit score. And it can be a relatively quick process.       ...
2019-06-11 14:32

A stranger paid off a student’s debt so she could walk in her graduation Joe Belanger/Shutterstock Karen Moore, a woman from South Carolina, wanted to do something good for her community. She called the principal of her alma mater, asking if there were any outstanding debts. As it turned out, one student owed money to a ...
2019-06-08 00:48

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says U.S. to hit debt limit in late summer U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday urged Congress to raise the U.S. debt ceiling as soon as possible, saying the U.S. government was expected to exhaust its borrowing authority around late summer....
2019-05-22 17:32

This company is helping pay down its employees' student debt. 'They are creating value for us' Chegg has a new program that will give its employees up to $5,000 a year to help pay off student debt. "If they borrowed money and they are creating value for us, we want to help them," says CEO Dan Rosensweig....
2019-06-07 02:16

A Billionaire Will Pay Morehouse Students’ Debt. This Reaction Was Priceless. The look on the face of Henry Goodgame, who was sitting behind Robert F. Smith when the billionaire announced that he would pay off the class of 2019’s debt, says it all....
2019-05-21 14:38

"Will Go After Thieves Who Left Pakistan In Debt," Says Pak PM Imran Khan Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has vowed to go after the "thieves" who left the country badly in debt and set up a high-powered commission to probe huge debts incurred during the last 10 years, as......
2019-06-12 22:32

Carvana aims to raise more than $500M with new debt, equity One analyst estimates the additional capital should provide the used-vehicle retailer, which has been unprofitable since it went public in 2017, with enough cash through the second half of 2020....
2019-05-22 14:48

Court: Deutsche Bank may release files on Donald Trump US President Donald Trump has failed in his legal attempt to stop Congress subpoenas to force Deutsche Bank to release his financial details. The German bank reportedly lent Trump over $2 billion in the last 20 years....
2019-05-23 03:32

Poland files complaint with EU's top court over copyright rule change Poland has submitted a complaint to the European Union's top court against copyright rules adopted by the bloc in April to protect Europe's creative industries, which Warsaw says may result in preventive censorship....
2019-05-24 11:32

Caster Semenya files fresh appeal over testosterone ruling Olympic champion Caster Semenya has filed an appeal to the Swiss Supreme Court after losing her case against a controversial IAAF ruling which would force her to lower her testosterone levels....
2019-05-30 04:48

Fergie Files for Divorce From Josh Duhamel Almost 2 Years After Separation Fergie and Josh Duhamel's split took one more step to being finalized. According to a court docket, Fergie filed for divorce from Duhamel on Friday at a courthouse in Pasadena,......
2019-06-02 05:48

‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli files $30M fraud lawsuit from prison The fraudster says he got defrauded. “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli, who is doing time in federal prison in Pennsylvania for defrauding investors, filed a lawsuit in federal court in Manhattan on Friday claiming that three people connected w...
2019-06-01 05:32

Endeavor Group, owner of Miss Universe Pageant and UFC, files for IPO Endeavor Group, the talent agency that Hollywood mogul Ari Emanuel has built into an entertainment conglomerate, signaled that it aims to keep gobbling up new companies as it filed to take itself public. Emanuel — who inspired the Ari Gold character ...
2019-05-24 02:16

Endeavor Group, Owner of UFC and Miss Universe Pageant, Files for IPO The company that owns the Ultimate Fighting Championship, the Miss Universe pageant and Hollywood’s largest talent agency filed for an initial public offering on the NYSE....
2019-05-24 01:48

Congress presses Trump administration for Mueller's counterintelligence files U.S. lawmakers are pressuring the Justice Department for access to counterintelligence reports generated by Special Counsel Robert Mueller during his investigation of President Donald Trump and his associates, two congressional sources said on Tuesda...
2019-05-22 15:48

RPT-Poland files complaint with EU's top court over copyright rule change Poland has submitted a complaint to the European Union's top court against copyright rules adopted by the bloc in April to protect Europe's creative industries, which Warsaw says may result in preventive censorship....
2019-05-24 12:01

Alibaba files for HK listing that may raise $20 billion as soon as third quarter: source China's biggest e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong listing that could raise up to $20 billion as early as the third quarter of this year, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said....
2019-06-13 13:32

YouTuber David Dobrik Files For Divorce From BFF's Mom 1 Month After Wedding Some marriages just don't last forever. E! News can confirm that YouTube star David Dobrik is legally calling it quits with his wife of one month, Lorraine Nash. In May, David took to......
2019-06-12 22:32

Ark Encounter LLC Files Lawsuit After Heavy Rains Damage Property (LEX 18) – The Ark may have been constructed to withstand 40 days and 40 nights of flooding, but Northern Kentucky’s Ark Encounter property did not fare as well as Noah’s original construction when rains hit the area. Court document...
2019-05-24 20:48

Alibaba files to list in Hong Kong as soon as third quarter: source Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong listing that will take place as soon as the third quarter of this year, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
2019-06-13 10:32

FBI Sued Over Files on Dead Hacker Who Turned In Chelsea Manning A researcher seeking access to the FBI’s files on Adrian Lamo—a deceased hacker best known for informing on whistleblower Chelsea Manning—filed a lawsuit this week citing the bureau’s failure to properly respond to her request.Read more......
2019-05-25 03:16

Kawhi Leonard files lawsuit against Nike over rights to his logo In the lawsuit, Leonard said Nike filed a copyright application for a logo that he designed and did so "unbeknownst to Leonard and without his consent." Nike told Leonard earlier this year to stop using the logo, the lawsuit said....
2019-06-04 18:32

How 'document hunters' spirited thousands of government files out of Syria Col. Anwar R. worked for Syria's intelligence services until he defected in 2012. He fled to abroad, but eventually his history caught up with him. He's one of the first big catches for investigators who have smuggled hundreds of thousands of governm...
2019-05-29 00:48

Slack patches vulnerability in Windows client that could be used to hijack files Enlarge / Strangers in your Slack channel could have messed with Slack for Windows' download settings, redirecting files to a malicious shared folder. It's fixed now. (credit: NOAH BERGER/AFP/Getty Images) On May 17, researchers at Tenable reveale...
2019-05-21 21:32

Ford partners with robots maker Agility Robotics in mobility service push Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it is partnering with walking robots maker Agility Robotics to assist self-driving delivery vans drop packages at the doorsteps of people's homes....
2019-05-22 17:16

Exclusive: JPMorgan cuts ties with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma - sources JPMorgan Chase & Co has cut ties with Purdue Pharma LP over the OxyContin maker's alleged role in the U.S. opioid crisis, forcing it to find a new bank to manage cash and bill payments, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday....
2019-05-23 22:16

UPDATE 3-Pumps and valves maker Crane makes $894-mln hostile bid for rival Circor U.S. industrial manufacturer Crane Co on Tuesday made a hostile takeover bid for smaller rival Circor International Inc for about $894 million, after an earlier offer was rejected by Circor's board....
2019-05-21 22:16

France's Dassault nears deal to buy health software maker Medidata - CNBC French technology company Dassault Systemes SE is nearing a deal to acquire U.S.-based software firm clinical trials Medidata Solutions Inc, CNBC reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
2019-06-11 23:48

Finally, a Top Voting Machine Maker Is Calling for Stronger Election Security Laws Over the last few decades, the state of American election cybersecurity has been excoriated by hackers who hope to fix a host of glaring problems before the entire system is exploited.Read more......
2019-06-11 01:16

France's Dassault nears deal to buy healthcare software maker Medidata: CNBC French technology company Dassault Systemes SE is nearing a deal to acquire U.S.-based software firm for clinical trials Medidata Solutions Inc to boost its life sciences unit, CNBC reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
2019-06-12 00:48

Telecom Italia trims debt burden with Persidera sale Telecom Italia (TIM) has sold its majority-owned broadcasting unit, Persidera, in a 240 million euros ($270 million) deal, fulfilling a part of the heavily indebted phone company's latest turnaround plan....
2019-06-05 12:16

| WATCH: Boris Johnson would freeze $50bn Brexit debt to EU Boris Johnson says that he'd threaten to withhold nearly $50bn in outstanding liabilities owed by the United Kingdom to the European Union. WATCH NOW....
2019-06-10 09:32

Italy's Salvini seizes on election win to demand new ECB debt role Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini called on Tuesday for a new role for the European Central Bank, which should "guarantee" government debt in order to keep bond yields low....
2019-05-28 17:16

Trade war, Brexit and Italian debt are major concerns, SNB chairman says The Swiss National Bank (SNB) is watching the U.S.-China trade war, Brexit and the Italian fiscal situation "very closely," after it held its policy of negative interest rates and readiness to intervene in foreign exchange markets....
2019-06-13 14:32

Occidental to sell parts of Anadarko after debt-fueled acquisition Occidental Petroleum snatched up some of the richest shale oilfields in Texas when it beat out rival Chevron Corp in a bidding war to acquire Anadarko Petroleum....
2019-05-28 16:48

Eurogroup chief urges Italy to respect debt pledges BRUSSELS (AP) — Mario Centeno, who chairs meetings of the finance ministers from the 19 countries that use the euro currency, has urged Italy to reassure European partners that it will respect its commitment to bring its deficit down to prescribed ru...
2019-06-13 16:48

EU finance ministers urge Italy to respect debt pledges European Union finance ministers are urging Italy to respect its pledges to bring its blown-out deficit back into line with EU rules amid threats of possible legal action...
2019-06-13 17:00

US Billionaire's Gift To Graduates Fuels Student Debt Debate When the American billionaire Robert Smith announced to students graduating from historically black Morehouse College that he would pay off their student loans, he put himself at the center of one of......
2019-05-22 10:32

UK not paying Brexit bill would be debt default, French source says A source close to French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday that failing to pay a 39 billion pound ($50 billion) Brexit bill when Britain leaves the European Union would amount to a sovereign debt default....
2019-06-09 22:48

U.S. growth would have contracted without trillions in government, consumer debt: Gundlach U.S. growth appears to be based "exclusively" on government, corporate and mortgage debt and the economy would have contracted if the United States had not added trillions in debt, Jeffrey Gundlach,......
2019-05-21 17:48

Debt worries, low birth rate ring alarm bells Two important bits of seemingly unrelated news came out last week. One got more attention than the other. You probably heard that the birth rate in the US hit a 32-year low in 2018. There were only 3.788 million babies born, a decline of 2% from the ...
2019-05-21 16:00

Japan Display gets debt relief, says consortium to formalize bailout Japan Display Inc said on Thursday a Chinese-Taiwanese consortium will formalize its decision to invest in it by June 14, after client Apple Inc agreed to wait for money owed and a government-backed fund offered to waive debt....
2019-05-30 11:32

Impact of high debt levels on least developed countries ‘cannot be overstated’, says UN  The impact of high levels of debt on development efforts “cannot be overstated”, the head of the United Nations Development Fund (UNDP) told a Ministerial Breakfast Meeting on least developed countries (LDCs) on Saturday....
2019-05-21 15:32

Gary Vaynerchuk: I've seen this side hustle generate up to $100,000 for kids in debt Gary Vaynerchuk, serial entrepreneur turned social media mogul, may be worth $160 million but he still loves a good side hustle. He has witnesses a gig called retail arbitrage flipping make homeless people as much as $50,000 to $100,000....
2019-06-11 16:32

EU moves closer to debt action as Italy angles for compromise The European Union moved closer on Tuesday to taking disciplinary action over Italy's growing debt, as authorities in Rome made tentative steps to avert a procedure that could saddle the country with large fines and alienate investors....
2019-06-11 20:32

Seadrill considers selling non-core assets to reduce debt-CFO Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill is considering selling non-core assets, including its 15.7% stake in oil service firm Archer , to reduce its liabilities, the firm's chief financial officer said on Thursday....
2019-05-23 16:32

White House still wants deal on debt ceiling, funding: official The White House still wants to reach a deal with Congress to fund the government and raise the nation's debt limit, even though President Donald Trump has said he will not negotiate with Democrats until they stop investigating his administration, a s...
2019-05-23 20:48

Without student debt, Morehouse graduates will have more options, from careers to homes Here's how billionaire Robert F. Smith's promise to pay off student loans for nearly 400 Morehouse College graduates could change their lives....
2019-05-21 14:48

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....
2019-06-15 10:48

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...
2019-05-21 15:48

Vertigo’s Imaginary Fiends bundles X-Files and Monsters, Inc. with a very serious creep factor Imaginary Fiends is in many ways a model Vertigo book. It’s weird and it taps into nearly universal fears to tell a story that could be set in any time and any place. The question of where imaginary friends come from and what happens to them when chi...
2019-06-12 19:48

Fiat Chrysler sales chief files whistleblower suit over SEC probe Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' U.S. sales chief Reid Bigland sued the Italian-American automaker claiming the company opted to withhold 90% of his 2018 compensation because he has cooperated with a probe by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, c...
2019-06-06 00:32

Enforcement Directorate Files Case Against Media Owner Raghav Bahl Raghav Bahl has responded by writing a letter to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in which he said he is "getting the sense of being hounded for doing no wrong despite paying all taxes honestly and......
2019-06-07 17:48

Head of Ram trucks files whistleblower suit against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Reid Bigland, head of U.S. sales and Ram trucks, has sued his own company, claiming it retaliated against him over his cooperation with the SEC.        ...
2019-06-06 12:48

World's largest drone maker to start putting airplane, helicopter detectors in nearly all machines The world’s largest drone maker, DJI Technologies, announced Wednesday it will begin including airplane and helicopter detectors in nearly all consumer drones manufactured in and after 2020, making it the first company to do so....
2019-05-22 20:16

PC maker Lenovo books fourth-quarter profit surge, says production unaffected by trade war Tech giant Lenovo Group Ltd on Thursday reported a market-beating three-fold surge in quarterly profit helped by strong personal computer (PCs) sales, and said its production plans had not been affected by the ongoing Sino-U.S. trade war....
2019-05-23 11:48

Canada Goose shares are cratering more than 25% on the luxury coat maker's weak sales outlook Canada Goose shares are falling after the high-end coat maker missed quarterly sales estimates and said it expects slower sales growth in the coming years....
2019-05-29 22:16

Vacuum-maker Dyson releases patents for new electric vehicle line set to debut in 2021 The patent images, among other things, show what looks like a three-row crossover-utility vehicle that follows the latest industry approach to electric vehicle design, with its battery pack and motors mounted below the floorboards....
2019-05-21 16:00

No teeth left and drowning in debt: Victims of a Tennessee dentist speak out Richard 'Nate' Schott, a former dentist in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, swindled companies out of nearly $1 million. He destroyed patients' finances, too.        ...
2019-05-28 19:32

Consumer watchdog sues law firm that filed 99,000 debt-collection suits The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's complaint against a New York debt-collection law firm alleges that its attorneys signed off on tens of thousands of lawsuits against consumers without vetting the facts....
2019-05-21 22:48

This is the Number 1 benefit new college grads seek at work — and it's not debt repayment Retirement plan matches and even student loan assistance all take a backseat to the granddaddy of workplace benefits: health insurance. Those are the findings from a survey by the American Institute of CPAs....
2019-05-29 19:16

Walmart extends debt-free college benefits to high schoolers Walmart is extending its debt-free college benefits to high schoolers as a way to attract and retain workers in a tight labor market. The nation’s largest private employer said Tuesday it will offer free college SAT and ACT prep for its workers...
2019-06-04 12:48

4 Years of College, $0 in Debt: How Some Countries Make Higher Education Affordable When we asked people around the world what sort of financial burden they bore for their higher education, we heard how much it varies from country to country....
2019-05-28 11:16

Chobani pays off student lunch debt for an Idaho school district Yogurt company Chobani has offered to pay off $85,000 in student lunch debt for the Twin Falls School District. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.       ...
2019-06-14 18:32

Huawei files motion to block U.S. ban, calling it an affront to global human rights The Chinese tech giant filed a legal motion Wednesday in U.S. federal court to have the Trump administration’s efforts to ban its equipment in the United States declared unconstitutional....
2019-05-29 18:48

DOJ files detail Flynn-Russia contacts shortly before FBI informant sprang into action A Justice Department court filing Thursday provided more details on Michael Flynn's contacts with high-level Russian officials in January 2016 and December 2015, a period shortly before a U.S. intelligence informant allegedly sprang into action to se...
2019-06-07 16:01

CBOE HOLDINGS, INC. FILES REGISTRATION STATEMENT FOR PROPOSED INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERING CHICAGO, March 11, 2010 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to its proposed initial public offering of shares of its class of unrestricted common ...
2019-05-22 07:00

Man City FFP: Club files appeal with Court of Arbitration for Sport against Uefa ruling Man City have asked the Court of Arbitration for Sport to throw out the financial fair play case that has been brought against them by European football's governing body Uefa....
2019-06-06 19:32

Deceased Strategist’s Files Detail Republican Gerrymandering in North Carolina, Advocates Say A group challenging North Carolina’s state legislative maps says that documents from the files from the late Thomas Hofeller show that Republicans misled a federal court to avoid a special election....
2019-06-06 22:32

Caster Semenya: Olympic 800m champion files appeal to Swiss court Olympic champion Caster Semenya files a new appeal to a Swiss court to challenge the decision regarding the restriction of testosterone levels in female runners....
2019-05-30 04:00

Mother of missing Connecticut woman Jennifer Dulos files for custody of grandchildren The mother of Jennifer Dulos, the Connecticut woman missing for more than a week, on Tuesday filed a motion seeking custody of her five grandchildren....
2019-06-05 02:16

Alibaba reportedly files for a Hong Kong listing that may raise $20 billion as soon as the third quarter Alibaba has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong listing that could raise up to $20 billion as early as the third quarter of this year, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said....
2019-06-13 17:16

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....
2019-05-31 23:00

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 painkiller....
2019-06-06 04:32

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 drug manufacturers....
2019-05-29 07:16

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....
2019-06-06 19:00

McConnell: Bipartisan deal to raise debt ceiling and spending caps as soon as today Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday announced congressional leaders are close to a two-year deal to lift spending caps and raise the debt ceiling....
2019-05-22 01:16

Mexico's Lopez Obrador bashes ratings downgrade of Pemex debt to 'junk' Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday criticized the moves by credit rating agency Fitch to downgrade the debt of Mexican oil company Pemex to "junk" status and also downgrade Mexico's sovereign debt....
2019-06-07 15:32

College students need new financial habits to avoid piling up credit card debt The broke college kid isn’t just a stereotype: A new survey shows that 36% of college students have more than $1,000 in credit card debt. EVERFI, an education tech company, surveyed over 30,000 college students from more than 440 institutions in 45 s...
2019-06-12 03:16

Senate Republican leader sees deal on budget caps, debt ceiling soon Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he hoped Congress could reach by the end of the day a two-year agreement on budget caps that would also lift the nation's debt ceiling....
2019-05-21 21:16

Swalwell racked up credit card debt despite pay increase joining Congress in 2013 Rep. Eric Swalwell has accumulated a massive credit card debt, failed to pay off his student loans and cashed out his pension despite earning $174,000 a year since 2013....
2019-05-21 16:00

Elizabeth Warren will introduce legislation to cancel student loan debt for most borrowers Elizabeth Warren isn't waiting for the election to push forward her sweeping plan to erase the majority of the country's outstanding student debt....
2019-06-13 22:32

WRAPUP 3-Canada's RBC, TD Bank raise bad debt provisions as slowing economy bites Royal Bank of Canada and Toronto-Dominion Bank, Canada's two largest lenders, beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Thursday as strong loan growth boosted interest income, but a spike in provisions for soured loans spooked investors....
2019-05-23 23:16

A Pledge to Pay Morehouse Students’ Debt Prompts Elation, Envy and a Host of Questions Robert F. Smith pledged to wipe out the debt of the graduating class at Morehouse College. Now the students are anxiously waiting to hear what happens next....
2019-05-22 12:32

CBOE Holdings Files Additional Definitive Materials With Respect To 2013 Annual Meeting CHICAGO, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that the company has filed additional definitive materials with the Securities and Exchange Commission with respect to the company's 2013 Annual Meeting of Stock...
2019-05-21 22:48

Flash Electronics Files Suit Against Royal Enfield For Patent Infringement; RE Refutes Claims Domestic electronic and electric component maker Flash Electronics India Ltd has filed a law suit against motorcycle maker Royal Enfield in the US. The suit has been filed for patent infringement of......
2019-05-22 18:48

Family of incapacitated rape victim who gave birth files $45M notice of claim against Arizona The 56-page document, filed on behalf of the victim and her parents, says the state of Arizona did an "abysmal job" monitoring Hacienda HealthCare.        ...
2019-05-24 06:16

Watchdog Group Files Complaint Over Donation to Trump Super PAC by Canadian Billionaire’s Company The Campaign Legal Center said that Barry Zekelman violated the ban on foreign donations when one of his United States companies gave $1.75 million to a Trump super PAC....
2019-05-22 02:16

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)        ...
2019-06-06 09:16

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.        ...
2019-05-28 23:32

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...
2019-05-21 15:48

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. The findings suggest that there’s no real connection...
2019-06-12 00:48

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 overstated the benefits of their opioid drugs while also mi...
2019-05-31 20:00

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 states have reached settlements with drugmakers. ...
2019-05-27 18:00

The Unseen 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....
2019-05-21 23:32

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....
2019-05-27 02:48

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 Pharmaceuticals and Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter bo...
2019-05-26 20:00

After outrage over district response to student lunch debt, Chobani's founder stepped in Chobani founder Hamdi Ulukaya pledged to cover school lunch debt faced by low-income students in Rhode Island.        ...
2019-05-21 18:48

A Pledge to Pay Morehouse College Students’ Debt Prompts Elation, Envy and a Host of Questions Robert F. Smith pledged to wipe out the debt of the graduating class at Morehouse College. Now the students are anxiously waiting to hear what happens next....
2019-05-23 01:01

Senators say Fair Debt Collection Practices Act proposal puts industry ahead of consumers Democratic and Independent senators expressed concerns to the CFPB about the financial and security burden the proposed changes might cause consumers.        ...
2019-06-06 17:48

Inside the NRA’s finances: Deepening debt, increased spending on legal fees — and cuts to gun training The gun rights organization, which saw a boost in revenue in 2018, spent more on administrative costs and fundraising, ending the year with a growing shortfall, according to a financial report obtained by The Washington Post....
2019-06-15 02:16

Q&A-U.S.-China tariffs tiff saps emerging market bond rally: UBS debt chief U. S. President Donald Trump's tariffs confrontation with China may force global bond investors to rethink exposure to emerging markets despite robust 2019 gains, according to a Wall Street portfolio manager of $17 billion of emerging markets (EM) fi...
2019-06-03 22:16

U.S.-China tariffs tiff saps emerging market bond rally: UBS debt chief U. S. President Donald Trump's tariffs confrontation with China may force global bond investors to rethink exposure to emerging markets despite robust 2019 gains, according to a Wall Street portfolio......
2019-06-04 01:00

Billionaire’s gift to wipe out Morehouse student loans highlights debt ‘crisis,’ advocates say For Morehouse College graduate Keith Anderson, the surprise announcement by billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith to pay off his entire class’ student-loan debts was nothing short of extraordinary. While scholarships helped Anderson, a phys...
2019-05-21 18:16

UPDATE 1-Mexico's president bashes ratings agencies downgrade of Pemex debt to 'junk' Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday lashed out against credit rating agency Fitch's downgrade of Mexican oil firm Pemex's bonds to "junk" status, as investors fret over the possibility that Moody's will soon follow suit....
2019-06-07 19:32

Cybersecurity: The number of files exposed on misconfigured servers, storage and cloud services has risen to 2.3 billion Digital Shadows research finds that the number of exposed files -- including sensitive information -- has risen by 50 percent compared with last year. But there are some signs the problem can be fixed......
2019-05-30 22:32

Shahs of Sunset Star Reza Farahan Files a Restraining Order on Mercedes ''MJ'' Javid's Husband Shahs of Sunset star Reza Farahan has reportedly filed a restraining order on Mercedes "MJ" Javid's husband, Tommy Feight. According to the restraining order, which was......
2019-05-21 17:32

Colorado couple files suit alleging chemicals at Dominican Republic resort made them critically ill A Colorado couple has filed a lawsuit in the Dominican Republic against the hotel chain where at least four American tourists have died in the past year, alleging that they fell ill because of pesticides while staying at one of the chain's properties...
2019-06-06 23:00

CBOE FILES FOR APPROVAL OF BINARY OPTIONS ON BROAD-BASED INDEXES: Binaries on S&P 500 Index (SPX) to Be Among First Listed ##GlossaryLink value='1'##CHICAGO, April 8, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced it has submitted a rule filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to begin trading binary options on broad-based indexes. ......
2019-05-23 02:16

Family of murdered Marine says Green Beret who killed suspected Taliban bomb-maker deserves Trump pardon The family of a Marine killed by a bomb in Afghanistan believes the former Green Beret facing trial for killing the suspected bomb-maker is a "hero" who deserves a pardon from President Trump....
2019-05-24 07:48

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 while she serves a sentence in federal prison....
2019-06-08 13:48

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 to help fix the opioid crisis....
2019-06-11 00:48

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....
2019-05-24 19:32

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 suspicious orders of the opioids hydrocodone and oxycodone....
2019-05-24 22:32

Opioid addicts seeking help are often denied treatment, study finds Posing as heroin users seeking help, researchers contacted hundreds of treatment clinics in US states with the highest overdose death rates -- and they were denied appointments much of the time....
2019-06-04 19:16

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 orders of the opioids hydrocodone and oxycodone....
2019-05-25 02:16

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 drugmakers helped to fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic....
2019-05-26 19:32

UPDATE 1-Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 mln 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 drugmakers helped to fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic....
2019-05-26 19:48

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 other drugmakers helped fuel the U.S. opioid epidem...
2019-05-27 03:32

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 sparked excitement years ago. The previous work link...
2019-06-12 06:32

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 trial in lawsuits over the drug abuse crisis....
2019-05-28 21:16

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 trial in a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing d...
2019-05-29 18:32

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 overdose....
2019-05-24 15:32

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 and emphasize treatment....
2019-05-23 21:32

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 less symptoms of craving when given cannabidiol, ...
2019-05-21 23:16

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 communities nationally into their negotiations for billi...
2019-06-14 21:48

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?...
2019-06-07 03:16

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 Johnson & Johnson of fuelling the U.S. opioid epidemic....
2019-05-29 13:48

US lawmakers demand UN health agency change opioid guidance Two U.S. lawmakers are calling on the World Health Organization to withdraw pain care guidelines that include what they say are false claims about the safety of prescription opioids. They say the guidelines could lead other countries toward the same ...
2019-05-22 21:00

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 properties of cannabis. But, given some limited studies...
2019-06-14 09:00

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. Department of Justice said on Wednesday....
2019-06-06 00:32

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....
2019-06-14 02:48

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....
2019-06-13 22:48

Strzok-Page emails show gaps in Clinton probe files, alleged ‘special treatment’ for her lawyer Internal FBI emails released Monday show FBI officials in 2016 sought to “expeditiously” accommodate a request for information from then-Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s lawyer, in what a conservative watchdog group claimed is evid...
2019-06-03 23:00

ACLU Files Lawsuit After California Church Is Removed as Polling Place for Supporting Black Lives Matter With the 2018 midterms three months away, the Fresno, Calif., country clerk and register of voters received a rather peculiar grievance....
2019-06-11 22:16

Arizona couple files $10M lawsuit after cops allegedly pull guns on family after 4-year-old steals doll An Arizona couple filed a $10 million lawsuit against the city of Phoenix claiming police officers committed civil rights violations after video showed them allegedly pointing guns at them after their 4-year-old daughter stole a doll from a dollar st...
2019-06-16 17:32

Investigations will not hold up debt ceiling hike, government funding bills: White House official Despite the president's claim that "you can't investigate and legislate simultaneously," certain must-pass pieces of legislation -- including a debt ceiling hike -- will nonetheless move forward, a senior White House official told CNBC....
2019-05-23 00:00

51 attorneys general urge Betsy DeVos to forgive disabled veterans' student loan debt A group of bipartisan attorneys general from 51 states and territories on Friday wrote to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos urging the Department of Education automatically forgive the student loan debt of eligible veterans who became disabled through ...
2019-05-27 06:48

Robert F. Smith gift to Morehouse highlights burden of student loan debt: Three fast facts Robert F. Smith's Morehouse gift highlights the financial burden carried by many American graduates. Here are three fast facts about student loan debt        ...
2019-05-22 02:16

S&P 100 INDEX (OEX) OPTIONS TO TRADE ON CBOE'S HYBRID TRADING PLATFORM BEGINNING DECEMBER 9; Citigroup, Inc. Appointed Lead Market Maker (LMM) Chicago, November 24, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that options on the S&P 100 Index (OEX) will begin trading on CBOE's Hybrid Trading Platform on Tuesday, December 9, 2008.CBOE's Hybrid will enable multiple, compe...
2019-05-22 18:16

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 first trial to result from lawsuits over the drug cr...
2019-05-28 23:00

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....
2019-05-26 23:48

Lawyers pitch plan to include entire U.S. in opioid settlement talks Lawyers representing county and municipal governments accusing drug manufacturers and distributors of fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic proposed a novel plan on Friday that would allow every community nationally to participate in negotiating billions ...
2019-06-14 17:48

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...
2019-06-05 23:00

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 curb the opioid epidemic....
2019-06-11 07:32

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 epidemic, corruptly influenced the World Health Organizat...
2019-05-22 22:00

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 drugs normally....
2019-05-22 22:32

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....
2019-05-24 10:32

Insys to pay $225 million, 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. Department of Justice said on Wednesday....
2019-06-06 00:48

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. Department of Justice said on Wednesday....
2019-06-06 00:32

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 program is working....
2019-06-13 17:48

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 state of Oklahoma accusing Johnson & Johnson of fu...
2019-05-29 23:16

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....
2019-05-23 17:16

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 trial in a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing ...
2019-05-29 19:16

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 prescribe an addictive opioid medication....
2019-06-07 16:16

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 to prescribe an addictive opioid medication....
2019-06-07 14:32

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 in the state over a decade....
2019-05-28 19:00

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....
2019-06-07 05:16

UPDATE 1-U.S. cities pitch 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 plan that would bring all 24,500 communities nationally into their negotiations for billions of...
2019-06-14 20:48

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 of Justice (DoJ)....
2019-06-06 19:16

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 about his power to help Big Pharma make millions p...
2019-05-29 22:48

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 otherwise....
2019-06-10 21:16

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....
2019-06-05 22:16

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....
2019-06-05 20:32

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: Getty | Drew Angerer) Infamous OxyContin-maker P...
2019-05-24 06:48

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 Substance Abuse Services are investigating the J-CAP...
2019-06-16 02:32

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 shopping....
2019-05-21 19:48

Republicans join Democrats to kill Rand Paul's fiscally responsible Pennies Plan because no one cares about the debt crisis That was a nice decade of Republicans pretending to care about our $22 trillion national debt and annual multitrillion-dollar deficit. But as of Monday, we can safely say the Tea Party is over....
2019-06-05 00:16

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 to pay $225 million to resolve federal investigati...
2019-06-06 01:16

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 first trial to result from lawsuits over the drug cr...
2019-05-29 03:16

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 that has been neglected – people who suffer chronic ...
2019-06-03 19:32

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 OxyContin maker’s alleged role in the US opioids crisis, f...
2019-05-24 00:48

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."...
2019-05-28 16:16

Super Mario Maker 2 news dump: Finally, Mario gets an online-versus mode Yes, you can stack Goombas, or any characters, in Super Mario Maker 2. And more. Much, much more. [credit: Nintendo ] With only six weeks t...
2019-05-21 15:48

'We will hold them accountable': 48 states sue OxyContin maker alleging deceptive marketing California, Hawaii, Maine and the District of Columbia filed lawsuits against OxyContin producer Purdue Pharma for deceptive marketing.        ...
2019-06-05 03:00

Cboe Plans to Introduce New Lead Market Maker Incentive Program for its Cboe Listed ETP Marketplace CHICAGO – June 14, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced it plans to introduce a new Lead Market Maker (LMM) incentive program with enhanced market quality requirements o...
2019-06-14 19:00

CITADEL SECURITIES SELECTED AS DESIGNATED PRIMARY MARKET MAKER FOR CBOE FUTURES EXCHANGE (CFE) WEEKLY OPTIONS ON VIX FUTURES Chicago, IL, September 23, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) today announced that when Weekly options on VIX futures (ticker symbol - VOW) are introduced for trading on Tuesday, September 28, Citadel Securities, LLC will be the Designated Primar...
2019-05-22 07:00

UPDATE 1-Catalyst Pharma files lawsuit against FDA approval of Jacobus Pharma's drug Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Wednesday it has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, challenging the recent approval of Jacobus Pharmaceutical Co's drug, Ruzurgi, for a rare neuromuscular disease....
2019-06-12 16:48

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 her home state....
2019-05-28 16:32

Family Files $10 Million Lawsuit Against City of Phoenix After Police Allegedly Assault, Threaten to Shoot Family A family is suing the City of Phoenix for $10 million after police officers were caught on video using what the family believes is excessive force....
2019-06-15 02:16

CANADA FX DEBT-C$ posts 11-day high as Canada exits crosshairs of global trade war The Canadian dollar strengthened to an 11-day high against the greenback on Tuesday as investors calculated that the threat of trade uncertainty would ease for Canad...
2019-05-22 01:16

Federal Reserve Chairman Powell: 'Moderate' risk from corporate debt Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Monday that the central bank is closely monitoring a sharp rise in corporate debt.        ...
2019-05-21 18:16

A college grad flees U.S. to avoid student loan debt: 'I had to escape this prison' Loan payments rolled in and Chad Albright still couldn't find a job. He felt crushed by his debt. So instead of paying it off, he left the country.        ...
2019-06-11 21:32

Federal police raid ABC News in Sydney over 'Afghan Files' stories alleging unlawful killings by Australian special forces Police raided the offices of Australia's national broadcaster on Wednesday over allegations it had published information from classified leaked military documents....
2019-06-05 11:48

First major opioid trial begins in Oklahoma vs. drugmaker Johnson & Johnson A historic trial begins Tuesday between the state of Oklahoma and drugmaker Johnson & Johnson, which is accused of facilitating the U.S. opioid crisis....
2019-05-28 17:32

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 crisis....
2019-05-28 18:32

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.       ...
2019-06-13 20:32

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.       ...
2019-06-15 22:32

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....
2019-05-28 16:48

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....
2019-05-28 15:32

One Morehouse College student's $100,000 in debt, vanished. 'God has smiled on me,' he says after billionaire Robert F. Smith's speech Elijah Dormeus was graduating from Morehouse College in Atlanta when he learned billionaire Robert Smith would pay off his $100,000 in student loans.        ...
2019-05-21 14:48

Use the Semiphemeral App to Delete Your Tweets While Keeping Your Faves There are a lot of good reasons to delete your tweets, but I’ve been hesitant to pull the trigger. While the idea makes sense on paper, I know there are things I will regret erasing. We’ve recommended services to clear your Twitter before, but as far...
2019-06-13 21:00

Drone motors make wonderfully grungy synth music There's no shortage of ways for synthesizers to generate sounds. Generally they rely on one of two tried and true technologies -- analog or digital oscillators. Gamechanger Audio, however, went a completely different route and turned to... motor...
2019-06-13 21:00

Estrogen, vitamin D may protect metabolic health after menopause A study of postmenopausal women in China has found that those at highest risk for metabolic syndrome were those with low levels of estrogen and vitamin D....
2019-06-13 21:16

This data-stealing malware has returned with new attacks and nasty upgraded features Large parts of the Scranos operation were taken out in April - but it's already back and the criminals behind it seem more determined than ever, adding a trojan and a cryptojacker to their adware scheme....
2019-06-13 21:32

UK Interior Minister Signs US Bid To Extradite Julian Assange Britain's interior minister said Thursday he had certified the US request to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on espionage grounds in a procedural move that opens the way for a court battle....
2019-06-13 21:32

This Genesis Mini Controller Is Huge We’re still at E3, with Tim Rogers taking a tour of the Sega booth. See Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, Judgement, a climbing wall, and an ironically large Sega Genesis Mini controller. Watch it all in the video above....
2019-06-13 21:48

Toy Story 4 Is a Heartwarming, Boundary-Pushing Addition to the Beloved Franchise Above all else, the one thing Toy Story 4 needed to do was make itself worthy of the title “Toy Story.” That’s a name with a grand tradition in animation. A name that promises excellence, not some by-the-numbers cash-grab. And while it’s certain to g...
2019-06-13 21:48

Air Force vet had 57-inch metal wire running through body after angioplasty: lawsuit An absent-minded cardiologist left a 57-inch metal wire inside the body of a decorated Air Force veteran who didn’t even realize something was wrong until 10 years later, a lawsuit claims. German “OT” Ortiz, 70, moved to Las Vegas after spending 22 y...
2019-06-13 22:00

Pompeo: Iran responsible for attack on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were attacked Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both.        ...
2019-06-13 23:16

A wild 64-core Ryzen Threadripper 3rd Generation processor leak appears We've seen plenty about AMD Zen 2 recently, but word on the street is that AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3rd Generation processors (CPUs) will feature up to 64-cores and 128-threads.Now, right out of the gate: this is an unsubstantiated rumor from Wccf...
2019-06-13 23:48

Get Ready for Changes to Google Drive and Google Photos Starting July 10th, when you upload photos to Google Drive or Google Photos, those images won’t automatically sync over to the other service as well....
2019-06-14 00:32

Pak Extends Airspace Ban Along Its Eastern Border With India Till June 28 Pakistan on Thursday extended its airspace ban along its eastern border with India for the third time till June 28, according to a notice issued by the country's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)....
2019-06-14 00:48

Tariffs Loom Over Car Makers The auto industry continues to weather trade-related fallout despite a deal the U.S. and Mexico struck that shelved President Trump’s plan to impose tariffs on imports....
2019-06-14 01:16

Break the cycle: Britain's oldest off-road club The Rough-Stuff Fellowship Archive relives a time when mangled wheels and treacherous mountaintops were no match for cycling enthusiastsOften described as the world’s oldest off-road cycling club, the Rough-Stuff Fellowship (RSF) was founded in 1955 ...
2019-06-14 01:48

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Albinism, displacement in Central America, family-friendly nations, updates on the Gulf and Darfur This Thursday, top stories includes: International Albinism Awareness Day; the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, appealing for regional talks on Central America forced displacement; updates on the latest attack on oil tankers in the Gulf and on recent clashe...
2019-06-14 02:00

Children’s cereals contain ‘troubling’ levels of carcinogen found in Roundup Nearly two dozen popular children’s cereals and other snack products contain a cancer-causing chemical found in weed-killer, a new analysis reveals. Several varieties of Cheerios — including Honey Nut, Chocolate Peanut Butter, Oat Crunch and Mu...
2019-06-14 02:16

What to know about surgery for MS In some cases, multiple sclerosis (MS) can respond to certain types of surgery, which may include deep brain stimulation. Many other surgical treatments are available that can also help reduce symptoms. Learn more here....
2019-06-14 02:32

Arizona State coach Herm Edwards adds faculty position to football duties Herm Edwards is making the leap from the practice field to the classroom. Arizona State University recently announced that its head football coach will become a “professor of practice” at the famous Walter Cronkite School of Journalism an...
2019-06-14 02:32

Chemical weapons destruction resumes at Colorado plant PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — The Army has resumed destruction of obsolete chemical weapons in southern Colorado after a shutdown prompted by liquid hazardous waste seeping from a storage tank. Officials say the work resumed Wednesday when another tank was re...
2019-06-14 02:48

White House Melts Down After Government Watchdog Urges Kellyanne Conway Be Fired Weeks after confidently crooning “Blah, blah, blah,” and “Let me know when the jail sentence starts” when asked by reporters about repeated Hatch Act violations, a top internal government watchdog recommended the firing of White House counselor Kelly...
2019-06-14 03:48

Abused By Protesting Doctors During Hospital Visit, Says Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused the protesting junior doctors of Kolkata's SSKM Hospital of verbally abusing her during her visit....
2019-06-14 04:00

Teacher ‘traumatized’ remembering screams of student in school lab fire All she remembers is her victim’s screams. In a deposition read aloud at the civil trial against Beacon High School chemistry teacher Anna Poole, she describes the moment a lab demo caused a fireball that engulfed 10th-grader Alonzo Yanes, who is now...
2019-06-14 04:00

Le Mans Esports Series Super Final: Baguette Racing claims pole A trio of French drivers, under the 'Baguette Racing' banner, will start the first race of the Le Mans Super Final from pole position after topping a nine-part qualifying session...
2019-06-14 04:32

Coyote killed in New Jersey after injuring mom, child in ‘rare’ attack A coyote was killed by authorities in New Jersey on Thursday night after attacking a mom and her toddler at a small park, cops said. The coyote lunged at a 37-year-old woman, who was pushing her four-year-old in a stroller, in a Fairfield, N.J. park ...
2019-06-14 05:16

Porsche Is Getting Into the Car-Wrap Game Life, for big companies, is really all about taking existing ideas and finding ways to profit off of them—whether that’s Instagram pummeling Snapchat with its own posting model, or an automaker bringing the typically post-factory idea of paint and wr...
2019-06-14 05:32

REFILE-GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks subdued ahead of China data, Gulf attacks support oil Asian stocks were subdued on Friday ahead of key Chinese data that could provide more clues on how heavily the U.S.-Sino trade war is weighing on the economy, while oil prices were supported by supply concerns after attacks on tankers in the Gulf of ...
2019-06-14 06:16

Experts split over Hatch Act after watchdog says can Kellyanne Conway The Hatch Act — formally known as An Act to Prevent Pernicious Political Activities — aims to prevent executive branch staffers from engaging in partisan political activities aimed at influencing an election. But even election-law experts acknowledge...
2019-06-14 06:48

Drug cartels' ties to politics in spotlight as Guatemala votes The mayor of Nueva Concepcion, a town on the Pacific coast of Guatemala, stands accused by prosecutors of drug trafficking and money laundering for Mexican cartels that use the coastal route to transport cocaine to the United States....
2019-06-14 07:16

Forbes’ 5 Richest Rappers and What They Should Buy With Their Money Forbes released its list of the five wealthiest hip-hop stars topped by Jay-Z, who Forbes recently declared the first billionaire rapper if you don’t count Donald Trump, whose multiple rap beefs, criminal history and love for the “stop snitching” mov...
2019-06-14 07:48

A warning if you are planning your summer vacation on-line A warning if you are planning your summer vacation on-line. Internet security company, ‘Mcafee’ says one in five Americans have been scammed or nearly scammed when booking a vacation on-line. Bargain hunters are most at risk, with nearly a third of t...
2019-06-14 08:00

Bitcoin Causing CO2 Emissions Comparable to Sri Lanka, Researchers Claim Bitcoin is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as a city like Las Vegas an entire developing country like Sri Lanka and efforts to reduce its climate footprint should be......
2019-06-14 08:32

Canada Rejects Idea of Halting Extradition of Huawei CFO to US Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland has dismissed a suggestion that Ottawa block the extradition of Meng Wanzhou to the United States, saying it would set a dangerous precedent....
2019-06-14 08:32

South Africa's Omnia flags full-year loss South African chemicals and fertiliser maker Omnia Holdings said on Friday it expected to report a full-year loss as drought, a volatile currency, changes in the mining industry and difficult global trading conditions weighed on earnings....
2019-06-14 08:48

UPDATE 2-Airbus agrees new contract for delayed A400M military transporter Airbus has reached an agreement with European state buyers to revise a contract for its delayed A400M military transporter plane, resetting Europe's largest defence project after a lengthy wrangle over costs and military capability....
2019-06-14 12:00

Robin Williams' son Zak welcomes first baby, pays homage to late father Zak Williams, the oldest son of Robin Williams, has welcomed his first child. And the baby's name is a touching tribute to Zak's late father.        ...
2019-06-14 12:48

Jessica Biel lobbies with anti-vaxxer in California, says she is not against vaccinations Actress Jessica Biel joined anti-vaxxer Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in California to lobby against a bill that has been opposed by anti-vaccine advocates.        ...
2019-06-14 12:48

Huawei Nova 5 Teaser Tips Bright Colour Options, Huawei Nova 5 Pro Listed The latest teaser for Huawei Nova 5 series indicates that the phones will flaunt bright colour options, while the Huawei Nova 5 Pro is now up for pre-order....
2019-06-14 13:16

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. led by police in handcuffs Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. was led by police in handcuffs Thursday. He was arrested an charged with forcible touching after a woman accused him of groping her at a New York City night spot. (June 13)        ...
2019-06-14 14:16

Nirmala Sitharaman Discusses Infra Capital Requirements With Stakeholders With an eye on creation of sustainable and stable opportunities, suggestions from the representatives of included containment of the rising cost of projects, rationalisation of levies and introduction......
2019-06-14 14:16

|ToryrivalsplottostopBorisJohnsonfromwinningpowerinUK Rivals to be Britain’s next prime minister are holding private talks over joining forces in an attempt to stop the pro-Brexit favourite, Boris Johnson, running away with the contest, people familiar with the matter said....
2019-06-14 15:16

Carry-on bag ignites at West Virginia airport checkpoint Authorities at a West Virginia airport say a passenger’s carry-on bag ignited as it was going through a security checkpoint.       ...
2019-06-14 15:32

Taylor Swift shouts out to LBGTQ fans, GLAAD on anti-hate anthem 'You Need To Calm Down' Taylor Swift, who dropped 'You Need to Calm Down' at midnight, announced her new album, "Lover," on social media Thursday,        ...
2019-06-14 15:48

Trump slams 'nervous Nancy' Pelosi for accusing him of 'criminal cover-up': It's a 'fascist,' disgraceful statement President Trump called out House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Friday on "Fox & Friends" after she again accused him of a "criminal cover-up" and claimed he "does not know right from wrong."...
2019-06-14 16:00

Tiger Woods grinds it out to remain in the hunt at US Open PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Nineteen years ago, Tiger Woods made golf look easy when the U.S. Open was played at Pebble Beach. On Thursday, it was a grind as Woods needed several clutch par putts just to stay within striking distance after the opening rou...
2019-06-14 16:01

Putting unsolicited ads on smartphones is hardly going to help Huawei build any trust Huawei’s alleged ties to the Chinese government, which the US and its allies fear can be used to spy on western countries, is what got Huawei into all these problems with the Trump administration. Well, that and the trade war with China, of cou...
2019-06-14 17:01

Crew On Japan Tanker Saw 'Flying Object' Before Attack: Company Head The crew of a Japanese-owned tanker hit in an apparent attack in the Gulf of Oman saw a "flying object" before a second blast on board, the operator's head said Friday....
2019-06-14 17:01

Tech tool aims to predict global water conflicts before they happen LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Artificial intelligence can predict where conflicts over scarce water will break out up to a year in advance and allow action to prevent them, researchers said on Friday....
2019-06-14 17:01

LG should learn a thing or two from OnePlus' success In the past 5 years, we've witnessed a pretty impressive success story. A company named OnePlus rose amidst the frenzy of a saturated smartphone market and said: "Hey... we are here to kill your flagships." Its mission was simple: offer a great phone...
2019-06-14 17:16

Huawei's $1 billion patent demand from Verizon is not ransom money (results) image: XinhuaIn light of the revelations that Huawei's patent licensing chief has sent a letter to Verizon asking for a cool $1 billion in exchange for granting access to the company's 4G/5G network and other patents, we asked you who's in the right....
2019-06-14 17:16

5G bands cheat sheet: Verizon vs AT&T vs Sprint vs T-Mobile vs World 5G is here. Well, at least in a few places in the US. The network of the future has started rolling out in the United States and across the globe across various carriers and starting in the first half of 2019, users can get a taste of what 5G really ...
2019-06-14 17:16

Seven Father's Day gift ideas under $50 Shopping for the fathers and father figures in our lives seems to get more challenging. But you don’t have to spend a fortune to show dad you care.       ...
2019-06-14 18:32

West Indies vs England: Joe Root hits century on way to comfortable eight-wicket victory It came at a cost, but this was a mighty impressive England win over the West Indies, led by Joe Root the all-rounder. With ball then bat, they were utterly clinical in winning by eight wickets. For much of the afternoon the sun even came out – a sig...
2019-06-14 19:00

Women's World Cup: Why Lionesses can't afford to take Argentina for granted England and Argentina have been preparing for Friday's World Cup meeting in the picturesque coastal town of Trouville-sur-Mer, a summer retreat for wealthy Parisians....
2019-06-14 19:00

Justin Rose leads US Open after record six-under-par in opening round A vintage display of putting prowess kept Tiger Woods in the hunt for a 16th major title, but it was playing partner Justin Rose who surged into the lead after the first round of the 119th US Open....
2019-06-14 19:00

Filipino fishing boat sunk by suspected Chinese vessel in the South China Sea A Filipino fishing boat carrying 22 fishermen sank after being hit by a suspected Chinese vessel in the South China Sea, ratcheting up tensions in the disputed area....
2019-06-14 19:16

‘I Live This Every Day’: Portraits of Pride in Iowa Eight months before the all-important Iowa caucuses, revelers came to the state’s capital to celebrate Pride — and to hear presidential candidates speak about issues that matter to them....
2019-06-14 19:32

Pima County asks residents to take flood-prone areas survey TUCSON – Pima County Regional Flood Control District is asking for your input ahead of Monsoon 2019. They developed an online survey asking residents to share their knowledge of the flood-prone areas they live and work in and travel through. RELATED:...
2019-06-14 19:32

"Moldova is free" cheers new premier as rival steps aside Moldova's new prime minister Maia Sandu consolidated her power on Friday as her predecessor resigned, appearing to ease a crisis that shook the country for the past week as two rival governments jostled for control....
2019-06-14 19:32

U.N. rights boss Bachelet to meet Maduro, Guaido in Venezuela: U.N. U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet will visit Venezuela from June 19-21 and hold separate talks with both President Nicolas Maduro and his arch foe, National Assembly chief Juan Guaido, a statement said....
2019-06-14 19:32

Chicago Photographer Heroically Avoids Being Retraumatized By Ugly First Pitch Just a couple of weeks ago, Chicago photographer Darren Georgia narrowly avoided a serious bump on his face during a ceremonial first pitch gone awry. Mere milliseconds after his flash captured a White Sox fan’s once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, Georgi...
2019-06-14 20:48

Travel influencers detail 'dangerous' Dominican Republic experience, respond to backlash Great Escape bloggers Cora and Jay Smith say they are speaking out again about her 2018 sexual assault in the Dominican Republic to warn others.       ...
2019-06-14 20:48

White House Considers Restoring the Daily Briefing for the Next Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham, currently the spokeswoman for the first lady, Melania Trump, is one of those under consideration to succeed Sarah Huckabee Sanders....
2019-06-14 21:00

ABFF 2019: Shaft Highlights Toxic Masculinity, Wet Glitter, and Grits They say no one understands Shaft but his woman. But, does Shaft even like women? Yes, he likes pussy, but I mean, as people? Well, the 2019 addition to the franchise challenges that notion a bit with a family member from the new generation—none othe...
2019-06-14 21:00

Motor racing: Toyota commit to WEC and Le Mans post-2020 Le Mans 24 Hours winners Toyota have committed to staying in the World Endurance Championship (WEC) after 2020 when rule changes come into force and the top category switches to hypercars....
2019-06-14 21:00

Islanders cross off one big task with five-year Jordan Eberle deal The Islanders have kept their man, or at least one of them. GM Lou Lamoriello started off free agency by signing Jordan Eberle to a five-year deal worth $5.5 million annually. The second-line winger produced 37 points for the Islanders last season (1...
2019-06-14 21:32

| Israeli jets hit Gaza after rocket fire into Israel Israeli aircraft struck Hamas bases in Gaza, the military has said, after a rocket fired by Palestinian militants hit a Jewish theological seminary in southern Israel....
2019-06-14 21:32

Black Men Are Part of Nature but Nature Is White – a poem It took 55 bullets and 3.5 seconds for police to kill Willie McCoy, which a report called ‘reasonable’. Acclaimed poet Shane McCrae writes about his killing Continue reading......
2019-06-14 21:48

Best ITSM tools of 2019 Information Technology (IT) has become a necessary and ordinary part of the modern business landscape. However, being able to track and resolve issues across many devices can be a difficult challenge. Information Technology Service Management (ITSM) ...
2019-06-14 22:48

In 'John Wick Hex,' time is the most precious commodity "John always double-taps." Mike Bithell, the creator of John Wick Hex, is showing off the game for the first time at E3 2019, in a mirrored room at the Hotel Figueroa that feels ripped right out of The Continental. In his game, every time a player.....
2019-06-14 23:16

'Empire of Sin' looks like a new-school 'Mob Rule' It's been 20 years since Mob Rule, the organized crime real-time strategy game. Despite a few efforts like Omerta - City of Gangsters, Gangsters 2: Vendetta and Gangland in the years since, there hasn't been a true successor in the Mafia-me...
2019-06-14 23:16

'Drake curse': Canadian star vindicated after Raptors' NBA championship win Prior to the victory over the Golden State Warriors, many had fallen victim to the music star’s reputation for bringing bad luckHis repeated interactions with athletes before critical games – and their subsequent losses – have earned Drake the unfort...
2019-06-14 23:32

Jail for violent robber who snatched £11k Rolex from mother in front of her screaming children A violent robber who snatched an £11,000 Rolex from a mother in front of her screaming children and bit a man who refused to give up his valuable watch has been jailed for eight years....
2019-06-14 23:32

Brooklyn lotto winner quits job to go riding with Bible-thumping bikers He’s heaven on wheels. A Brooklyn superintendent won a $7 million lottery and promptly quit his job to take a cross-country motorcycle trip spreading the word of God, he said Friday. Rafael Gomez, 65, and a group of Bible lovin’ biker pals plan...
2019-06-15 00:48