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2,200 inmates to be freed from U.S. jails in accordance with drug offender reform act

The measure, known as the First Step Act, gives judges more discretion when sentencing some drug offenders, eases mandatory minimum sentences and encourages inmates to participate in programs designed to reduce the risk of recidivism, with ...

2,200 inmates to be freed from U.S. jails in accordance with drug offender reform act

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More than 20 arrested at Moscow protest after reporter freed Police and hundreds of demonstrators are facing off in central Moscow at an unauthorized march against police abuse in the wake of the high-profile de...
13:32, 06/12/2019

Man freed from prison after 30 years charged again with rape A Massachusetts man who spent three decades in prison for a rape he says he did not commit before being freed in 2016 is now accused by police of rapi...
20:16, 05/04/2019

Freed Lebanese man urges US to free other hostages A Lebanese man and a US resident, released after years in an Iranian prison, tells President Trump 'please get back your hostages.' (June 12...
03:00, 06/13/2019

Ex-President Michel Temer freed from detention RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Former Brazilian President Michel Temer has been released from jail a week after his arrest in a corruption probe. A judge in Ri...
18:48, 05/15/2019

Afghan government says it has freed 490 Taliban prisoners KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghan government says it has freed 490 Taliban prisoners from jails across the country in a gesture of good will as part of ...
11:16, 06/13/2019

The Latest: Freed Russian journalist thanks supporters MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on a Russian journalist arrested on drug charges (all times local): 9:40 p.m. A prominent Russian journalist absolved of drug...
21:16, 06/11/2019

U.N.'s Bachelet says 55,000 linked to IS in Syria and Iraq should be tried or freed U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Monday that 55,000 former Islamic State fighters, including foreigners, and their families detained ...
10:48, 06/24/2019

U.N.'s Bachelet says 55,000 linked to IS in Syria, Iraq should be tried or freed U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Monday that 55,000 captured Islamic State fighters, including foreigners, and their families detaine...
11:16, 06/24/2019

Congress: Pass immigration reform now to help immigrants like me I never expected to live in Richmond, Virginia. In fact, I never even imagined living in the United States. But after being here since 2017, I can’t i...
16:48, 06/29/2019

Labour is a 'remain and reform' party on EU, says Tom Watson Deputy leader agrees with Keir Starmer that new referendum will be needed for deal to passLabour is still a “remain and reform party” over EU membersh...
13:00, 05/13/2019

Boeing 737 Max crash families call for reform of FAA Family members of victims from two Boeing 737 Max crashes called for a reform of the Federal Aviation Administration during testimony Wednesday before...
22:48, 07/17/2019

Modi Is India’s Best Hope for Economic Reform To win a fresh mandate for himself and his party in India’s upcoming elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made extravagant promises and w...
13:00, 05/09/2019

Australian PM says Beijing should adopt reform to end U.S. trade war Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday that China should reform its economy to end a trade war with the United States that is dama...
08:16, 06/26/2019

Why Ethiopian Leader’s Reform Agenda Is Under Attack Since taking power last year, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been on a drive to open up Africa’s second-most-populous nation. He has scrapped...
13:16, 07/04/2019

‘American Taliban’ to be freed from federal prison this week Infamous “American Taliban” John Phillip Walker Lindh, who abandoned his California home to fight with Osama bin Laden and the Taliban, will be sprung...
00:16, 05/22/2019

Chelsea Manning freed from jail after 62 days behind bars Former army intelligence analyst and convicted leaker Chelsea Manning was freed from jail Thursday after spending 62 days behind bars for refusing to ...
06:48, 05/10/2019

Reuters reporters jailed for more than 500 days freed from prison Two journalists from Reuters — who had been detained in Myanmar after reporting about the killing of Muslim men in western Rakhine State — were releas...
07:16, 05/07/2019

Woman Convicted in Kim Jong-nam’s Killing Is Freed in Malaysia The Vietnamese woman’s release brings an end to the legal case in the assassination of the North Korean leader’s half brother, who was poisoned at an ...
11:48, 05/03/2019

Vietnamese woman freed in Kim Jong-nam murder case A Vietnamese woman who spent more than two years in jail on suspicion of killing Kim Jong Un's estranged half-brother has been freed, her lawyer said ...
11:32, 05/03/2019

Ex-Brazil president Michel Temer freed from detention Four judges on the Superior Court of Justice unanimously voted in favor of granting a habeas corpus release to Temer, president from 2016 to 2018, for...
23:16, 05/15/2019

American who fought for Taliban to be freed early from US prison John Walker Lindh to be released but some politicians say he may still be security riskJohn Walker Lindh, the American captured in 2001 fighting for t...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Manning ordered to appear before new U.S. grand jury as she is freed from jail Former U.S. Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning, who was being detained for refusing to testify before a grand jury, was released on Thursday an...
07:32, 05/10/2019

Chelsea Manning freed from jail on contempt charge – for now Former US military intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning has been released from a Virginia jail where she was being held for refusing to testify before...
08:00, 05/10/2019

Vietnam suspect in Kim Jong Nam’s killing freed from prison KAJANG, Malaysia (AP) — A Vietnamese embassy translator says the Vietnamese woman who was tried for the killing of the estranged half brother of North...
05:48, 05/03/2019

Two Reuters reporters freed in Myanmar after more than 500 days in jail Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts of...
12:00, 05/07/2019

Newly freed man sent back to jail for trying to steal car from parking lot A Florida inmate was busted as soon as he left a jail dubbed the LOL detention center for trying to steal a ride home from the parking lot — even tryi...
22:16, 07/03/2019

Australian Student Detained in North Korea Is Freed An Australian student who was detained in North Korea for more than a week has been set free, a move that Prime Minister Scott Morrison said was a vic...
11:32, 07/04/2019

South Korean, 3 Filipinos freed after captivity in Libya SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Seoul and Abu Dhabi say that one South Korean and three Filipinos have been released following months of captivity in Libya....
11:00, 05/17/2019

Eve Ensler: ‘Writing about my father's abuse has freed me from hate' The playwright and activist on honouring her body, secret initiations and being happy in her 60sBorn in New York, Eve Ensler, 66, premiered her play T...
18:00, 06/22/2019

The Nationals Have Finally Freed Themselves From The Curse Of Trevor Rosenthal If you listen closely with your ear towards a swamp-like city near the mid-Atlantic, you’ll be able to hear the faint sounds of mild optimism returnin...
06:16, 06/24/2019

First photos of freed hostages after French rescue mission The first pictures of hostages freed following an operation by French troops in Burkina Faso have emerged after two French soldiers were killed during...
17:32, 05/11/2019

Snake gets trapped in toy skull, freed by dental tools Looks like this slithery snake hit a snag when it got trapped in a toy skull and had to be freed by a vet using dentist tools.    ...
16:32, 05/10/2019

4 Saudi women activists freed pending trial Authorities have claimed the women's rights advocates were working for foreign intelligence agencies. Several writers and academics who supported the ...
08:16, 05/03/2019

| Two Shell oil worker hostages freed in Nigeria - police Two Shell oil workers kidnapped in Nigeria's restive oil-rich south have been freed, six days after they were seized by gunmen who killed their guard ...
22:48, 05/02/2019

Sole Remaining Kim Jong Nam Assassination Suspect Freed A Vietnamese woman accused of assassinating the North Korean leader's half-brother was freed from prison Friday, ending legal proceedings stemming fro...
03:32, 05/03/2019

Two Reuters reporters jailed in Myanmar freed after more than 500 days Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts of...
06:16, 05/07/2019

Polish man freed after 19 years, murder case gets fresh look WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s highest court has ordered a man released from prison after he served more than 19 years for double murder. Arkadi...
22:48, 05/06/2019

End of prison hostage standoff in France, 2 guards freed The French justice ministry says two guards have been freed after a hostage-taking by an inmate armed with a hand-made weapon at a top security French...
13:32, 06/12/2019

US resident freed by Iran to Trump: ‘Get back your hostages’ BEIRUT (AP) — A Lebanese man and permanent U.S. resident who was released by Tehran after years in an Iranian prison is urging President Donald Trump ...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Reuters reporters freed from Myanmar prison: witnesses Two Reuters reporters who were jailed in Myanmar on convictions of breaking the Official Secrets Act were freed Tuesday after spending more than 500 d...
08:00, 05/07/2019

Man freed from prison after 30 years faces new rape charge A Massachusetts man who spent roughly 30 years in prison for rape before being freed in 2016 is facing new charges in connection with a January sex as...
21:48, 05/06/2019

California man freed from life prison sentence for joyriding A California man was freed from prison after serving 23 years of his life sentence on a joyriding conviction, including eight years in solitary confin...
10:16, 06/05/2019

Two Reuters journalists freed after being detained more than 500 days in Myanmar Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested in December 2017 and later charged with violating the country’s colonial-era secrets act. They are widely believ...
16:16, 05/07/2019

Reaction after Reuters journalists freed from Myanmar prison Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from prison on Tuesday after spen...
06:16, 05/07/2019

Two prominent migrant rights defenders freed in Mexico A Mexican judge has freed two migrant rights activists who organized caravans, said a member of their legal team and a rights group on Wednesday, a we...
22:16, 06/12/2019

Freed from Turkish jail, former NASA scientist wants to go back to the U.S. Turkish-American former NASA scientist Serkan Golge, newly released from jail in Turkey, said on Thursday he would like to go back to the United State...
20:32, 05/30/2019

2 Libyan reporters taken by commander Hifter's forces freed The U.N. mission in Libya says two local TV reporters detained by forces loyal to a commander who is on the offensive to capture the country's capital...
00:32, 05/27/2019

2 Libyan reporters taken by commander Hifter’s forces freed CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. mission in Libya says two local TV reporters detained by forces loyal to a commander who is on the offensive to capture the coun...
14:00, 05/26/2019

North Korea Says Freed Australian Student Had Been Spying North Korea's state news agency said on Saturday an Australian student who was expelled from the country after 10 days' detention had committed "spyin...
20:32, 07/06/2019

Myanmar Freed Two Reporters From Prison. It’s Not a Paradigm Shift. Activists said the release of two Reuters journalists did not mean broad improvement for freedom of expression and other rights that are in jeopardy i...
19:16, 05/07/2019

De Blasio wants over three times more teen criminals freed without bail Mayor de Blasio hopes to “more than triple” the number of teens who are released from city jails with no bail on charges as serious as armed robbery, ...
06:32, 05/28/2019

Chip Roy finds a promising angle on healthcare reform Just half a year into his congressional tenure, Chip Roy is taking the oft-abandoned helm of the Republican Party's lead on healthcare reform. For nea...
01:16, 07/02/2019

Ocasio-Cortez and Ted Cruz actually agree on lobbying reform Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered to “make a deal” with Texas senator Ted Cruz on Thursday after the diametrically opposed politicians actu...
09:48, 05/31/2019

Suu Kyi's bid to reform charter sparks rival protests in Myanmar Hundreds of people demonstrated in Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, on Wednesday in support of proposed constitutional amendments that would reduce the...
09:32, 07/17/2019

Sanders, Harris pitch immigration reform in Calif. Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris dueled Friday over Hispanic votes in California, a central front in the nation's immigration battle where Latino...
07:16, 06/01/2019

Oxygen greenlights Kim Kardashian prison reform documentary NEW YORK (AP) — Oxygen Media has greenlighted a two-hour documentary that will capture Kim Kardashian West’s efforts to free prisoners she belie...
04:00, 05/08/2019

The Latest: New Chicago mayor promises government reform CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the inauguration of Lori Lightfoot as Chicago mayor (all times local): 1 p.m. Lori Lightfoot says one of her first action...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Inside the Stealth Campaign for ‘Responsible Rent Reform’ Landlords and developers, fending off a new Democratic majority and proposed rent laws, have adopted some of the tactics of their progressive critics....
11:32, 06/10/2019

Bail-reform poster boy busted for driving without license again Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez allegedly blew three stop signs and a red light — at one point driving the wrong way on a one-way street — tryi...
19:16, 06/09/2019

Young Afghan General Tries to Reform Police With American Way of War Coming up through elite U.S. and British training, he is a favorite of Western commanders. But his police forces are under siege, and corruption is st...
11:16, 07/12/2019

Indonesia president says to go all out in second term to boost economic reform Indonesian President Joko Widodo pledged on Thursday to slim the government during his second term and cut red tape hampering investment to achieve an...
09:00, 05/09/2019

US lawmakers look to legalize pot in 'historic' marijuana reform hearing U.S. lawmakers weighed reforming pot laws in what advocates called a "historic" hearing Wednesday, with numerous members of Congress saying they wante...
00:48, 07/11/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa faces obstacles to reform Even with a decisive election victory for South Africa’s ruling party this week, the country’s President Cyril Ramaphosa could still struggle to push ...
15:32, 05/06/2019

Attorneys general from 33 states urge pot banking reform LOS ANGELES (AP) — Attorneys general from 33 states are urging Congress to approve a bill intended to fully open the doors of the U.S. banking system ...
00:32, 05/09/2019

Parliament frustrates new Ukraine president's election reform Lawmakers dealt an early blow to Ukraine's new president Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Wednesday by rejecting proposed changes to the electoral system ahead ...
16:16, 05/22/2019

Hariri says Lebanon far from bankruptcy, cites risks of no reform Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Monday Lebanon was far from bankruptcy but failure to pass a "realistic" budget that brings down the state defic...
03:48, 05/07/2019

| EU urges Nigeria electoral reform after disputed polls European Union election observers called on Nigeria to consider urgent electoral reforms after identifying "systemic failings" in the recent president...
04:48, 06/17/2019

North Korea says freed Australian student had been spying: KCNA North Korea's state news agency said on Saturday an Australian student who was expelled from the country after 10 days' detention had committed "spyin...
14:01, 07/06/2019

Creams, Massage And Police Escort: How Russian Whales Were Freed Whales were massaged and lathered in special balm as they rode toward the ocean in a motorcade as part of their release from a "jail" in the Russian f...
01:00, 07/05/2019

Suspect charged in David Ortiz’s shooting will ask to be freed on bail A judge is expected to rule Wednesday whether the first man charged in David Ortiz’s shooting can be freed on bail — with the suspect’s la...
23:16, 06/12/2019

Palestinian businessman, held after Bahrain workshop, freed: family The Palestinian Authority (PA) released a Palestinian businessman on Sunday it had arrested upon his return from a U.S.-led economic conference in Bah...
13:16, 06/30/2019

Italian hostage freed after 3 years in Syria returns home MILAN (AP) — Italy’s defense minister says an Italian who had been held hostage in Syria for three years has been released and returned to Italy...
13:48, 05/23/2019

North Korea accuses freed Australian student of spying An Australian student detained for more than a week before being freed in North Korea on Thursday was spying for news outlets, the country's state med...
20:32, 07/06/2019

Navy SEAL Charged With War Crimes Freed From Base Confinement In US A Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on war crimes charges was unexpectedly ordered released from base confinement in San Diego on Thursday, 11 ...
13:16, 05/31/2019

Man Known as ‘American Taliban,’ John Walker Lindh, Is Freed From Prison Mr. Lindh, who was captured in Afghanistan in 2001, was released on probation after serving 17 years of a 20-year sentence for providing support to th...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Iran calls for seizure of British ship if oil tanker isn't freed A top adviser to Iranian leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Friday encouraged forces to seize a British oil tanker as a response to London's taking an I...
17:00, 07/05/2019

Lawyers for freed Navy SEAL want war crime case dismissed SAN DIEGO (AP) — Attorneys for a decorated Navy SEAL facing a murder trial in the death of an Islamic State prisoner will try again to have the case d...
10:48, 05/31/2019

Lawsuit: Abusive husband freed from jail to attack wife EUPORA, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman says a sheriff repeatedly freed her abusive husband from jail on weekends, when he tried to run her over, bea...
17:32, 06/21/2019

The Latest: US resident held in Iran freed, flies to Beirut BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in the case of a U.S. permanent resident released after being imprisoned for years in Iran (all times local):...
15:16, 06/11/2019

100 Black Moms Freed on Mother’s Day Thanks to Nationwide Bail Out Campaign In their largest bail out effort to date, the National Bail Out collective announced Tuesday morning that their third annual Mother’s Day campaign fre...
05:48, 05/15/2019

Suspected serial rapist may have been freed from jail early in error Police hunt Joseph McCann as urgent review is launched into his release on licenceAn urgent review has been launched over fears that an “extremely dan...
09:16, 05/02/2019

Vietnamese woman freed in killing of Kim Jong-un's half brother A Vietnamese woman originally accused of assassinating Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un in 2017, has been released f...
07:16, 05/03/2019

Ugandan pop star and critic of President Museveni freed on bail Bobi Wine, a Ugandan pop star and lawmaker who is seeking to challenge veteran leader Yoweri Museveni for the presidency, was freed on bail on Thursda...
17:32, 05/02/2019

The Vietnamese Woman in Kim Jong Nam’s Murder Case Has Been Freed From Jail The Vietnamese woman accused of killing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s estranged half-brother has been released from prison, bringing an inco...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Driver in deadly 1981 Brink’s heist freed from prison ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Judith Clark is free after serving more than 37 years behind bars for her role in a 1981 Brink’s armored truck robbery in su...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Vietnam suspect in Kim Jong Nam murder trial freed from prison A woman charged with the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has been released from prison. She had been in c...
08:16, 05/03/2019

Driver in deadly 1981 Brink's heist freed from prison Judith Clark, who entered prison as a left-wing revolutionary defiantly refusing to participate in her own murder trial, walked free on Friday as a 69...
01:00, 05/11/2019

| Four hostages freed in Burkina Faso by French special forces French special forces have freed two French hostages, an American and a South Korean in northern Burkina Faso in an overnight military raid in which t...
18:48, 05/10/2019

Veteran Virginia prosecutors face challengers bent on reform FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A national movement seeking to elect reform-minded prosecutors has created a couple of sharply contested primary races in northern...
17:48, 06/04/2019

Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez wanted by cops yet again Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez is a wanted man once again, this time for allegedly smashing the window of a car he and a pal traded paint with...
02:16, 07/11/2019

Bill to overturn education reform fails in Mexico’s Senate A measure to roll back part of a contentious education reform in Mexico is on hold after the country’s Senate rejected legislation previously passed i...
01:16, 05/02/2019

Several clubs declare opposition to proposed Champions League reform "Several European clubs from Switzerland, Germany, Italy, France and Portugal have publicly declared their opposition to a proposed creation of a near...
18:16, 06/07/2019

Kim Kardashian West locks arms with prison reform warriors NEW YORK (AP) — Brittany K. Barnett and MiAngel Cody are warrior attorneys with a mission: freeing nonviolent drug offenders serving life in a federal...
16:48, 05/23/2019

Germany's grand coalition to present bill on property tax reform German lawmakers in the ruling coalition have settled a dispute over property tax reform. A bill is expected to be presented to parliament before the ...
11:16, 06/17/2019

Boris Johnson filmed telling Tory members NHS 'needs reform' Frontrunner to be PM gives rabble-rousing speech at private garden partyToday’s political developments - live updatesBoris Johnson has been filmed at ...
22:48, 06/25/2019

Russian official: G20 disagreements focus at WTO reform, climate change Work on the final G20 documents is not going easy, the group's Russia sherpa Svetlana Lukash said on Friday, naming World Trade Organisation reform, i...
09:16, 06/28/2019

"10 Years Of Debate, No Result": India, G4 On UN Security Council Reform India along with the other G-4 nations today strongly criticised the "very frustrating" developments in the UN Security Council reform process this ye...
09:00, 06/28/2019

Rebel Bramson defeated in bid for board seat to reform Barclays Activist investor Edward Bramson lost his battle for a seat on the board at Barclays after shareholders voted against his bid to overhaul the under-fi...
19:00, 05/02/2019

State GOP blast Dems over backing controversial bail reform law ALBANY — Democratic lawmakers are having buyers remorse after voting for a law that allows many criminal defendants to be released without bail pendin...
10:48, 06/11/2019

Hungary suspends court reform that worried EU, shuns Salvini Hungary unexpectedly announced the indefinite suspension of a new administrative court system on Thursday, backtracking on a reform that had raised co...
14:32, 05/30/2019

Economic Survey To Chart Out Reform Road Map Of Modi 2.0 Government Ahead of the Modi government's maiden Budget in the second term, an economic survey projecting the state of health of the country's economy and outlin...
21:00, 07/03/2019

Renault may block Nissan reform over boardroom dispute: source Renault has signaled it will block reforms launched by alliance partner Nissan in the wake of the Carlos Ghosn scandal unless it is granted representa...
20:32, 06/09/2019

BDC leverage reform grows divide between large and small players NEW YORK, May 20 (LPC) - A legislative change that has doubled the leverage cap for Business Development Companies (BDC) is set to fuel further bifurc...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Economic Survey To Chart Out Reform Road Map Of PM Modi Government The survey prepared by Chief Economic Adviser Krishnamurthy Subramanian is likely to flag headwinds that the economy might face in its pursuit to beco...
08:32, 07/04/2019

Brazil markets spooked by minister's complaints on pension reform Brazil's economy minister and lower house speaker exchanged harsh words on Friday over progress on pension reform, creating another drag on Brazilian ...
00:32, 06/15/2019

Vatican financial watchdog boasts steady progress on reform VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican’s financial watchdog says that after nearly 10 years of reforms, the Holy See has a “fully functioningR...
16:00, 05/21/2019

Official over Puerto Rico police reform resigns in protest Federal official overseeing a court-ordered reform of Puerto Rico’s police department accused of corruption, illegal killings and civil rights violati...
20:00, 05/14/2019

French government unveils ‘tough’ reform of jobless benefits PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron’s government has unveiled plans to make it more difficult for the unemployed to claim benefits. La...
15:00, 06/18/2019

Bail-reform poster boy wanted by cops for reckless driving A crime-prone teenager — who became a poster boy for bail reform when prosecutors dropped a 2015 robbery charge against him — was wanted by cops yet a...
09:32, 06/18/2019

Amsterdam sex workers lukewarm about plans to reform Red Light District Mayor Femke Halsema is seeking to place new restrictions on the neighborhood to combat the excesses of mass tourism. The women of De Wallen, however, ...
07:00, 07/05/2019

Bill to overturn education reform fails in Mexico's Senate A measure to roll back part of a contentious education reform in Mexico is on hold after the country's Senate rejected legislation previously passed i...
00:48, 05/02/2019

Bail reform would turn NYC into ‘The Purge’: police union boss New York City will descend into lawless free-for-all for criminals — similar to the movie “The Purge” — when the new bail reform goes into...
22:32, 06/02/2019

Exclusive: EPA to unveil less ambitious U.S. biofuel credit reform - sources The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to unveil a narrowed-down version of its proposed biofuel credit market reform this month after regulat...
03:48, 05/24/2019

Two years into presidency, Macron refocusing economic reform drive When Emmanuel Macron became French president two years ago he promised a clean break with the past. Within months of taking office he had cut tax on c...
19:16, 05/13/2019

India’s Economy Needs Tougher Reform. How Will Modi Use His Election Mandate? Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a historic second five-year term — with a single-party majority — for the Bharatiya Janata Party th...
00:00, 05/26/2019

Texas House OKs school finance bill, property tax reform AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House has unanimously approved a sweeping, bipartisan school finance bill that brings an extra $4.5 billion into Texas ...
04:48, 05/26/2019

U.S. EPA asked to consider small business impact of E15, credit reform proposal The U.S. EPA needs to look more closely at how small businesses would be affected by its proposed rule to lift the summer ban on higher ethanol blends...
01:32, 04/30/2019

Move 9 women freed after 40 years in jail over Philadelphia police siege Janine Phillips Africa and Janet Holloway Africa releasedGroup maintains James Ramp was killed by fellow officersThe last two women belonging to the M...
20:16, 05/25/2019

Alek Sigley, Australian Student, Is Freed From Detention in North Korea Mr. Sigley, who has been pursuing a master’s degree at a Pyongyang university, went missing last week. He declined to say Thursday why he had been det...
11:32, 07/04/2019

| Thai activist jailed for insulting monarchy freed in royal pardon A Thai anti-junta activist who spent more than two years behind bars for insulting the country's monarchy by sharing an unflattering BBC article about...
00:16, 05/11/2019

Navy SEAL charged with war crimes freed from base confinement in San Diego A Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on war crimes charges was unexpectedly ordered released from base confinement in San Diego on Thursday, 11 ...
07:00, 05/31/2019

ICE arrests illegal immigrant who was freed on bail after crash killed 3: reports An illegal immigrant DUI suspect who was set free after allegedly plowing into a California home, killing three family members while they slept, was t...
14:00, 05/08/2019

Woman facing felony charges in Bezos protest to be freed from jail A judge in Las Vegas says a California animal rights activist can be freed from jail without bail pending her next court date on felony charges for ap...
14:16, 06/11/2019

Australian student freed from North Korea after being detained on claims of spying Pyongyang’s official Korean Central News Agency, or KCNA, said the North deported Alek Sigley on Thursday after he pleaded for forgiveness over his ac...
19:32, 07/06/2019

Ex-UEFA boss Michel Platini freed after questioning over 2022 World Cup Michel Platini has been released from custody after being questioned over the awarding of the 2022 FIFA World Cup to Qatar. The ex-UEFA president was ...
08:00, 06/19/2019

Ex-Polish security official in spying case to be freed on bail - lawyer Former Polish security official Piotr Durbajlo, who was arrested in January on allegations of spying for China, will be released upon paying bail, his...
23:00, 07/05/2019

U.S. man accused of North Korean embassy theft in Madrid to be freed on bail A U.S. man accused of taking part in a raid on the North Korean Embassy in Madrid was ordered freed on $1.3 million bail on Tuesday but must serve hom...
00:48, 07/10/2019

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh freed after 17 years in prison John Walker Lindh, the man who became known as the "American Taliban" as the first U.S. citizen captured for leaving the United States to join an Isla...
19:48, 05/23/2019

Judge: Coast Guard officer Christopher Hasson can be freed until trial A U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant accused of compiling a hit list of prominent television journalists and Democrats can be released from custody with stri...
21:00, 05/08/2019

Ex-Florida deputy charged with neglect in school shooting freed on bond A former sheriff's deputy charged with felony child neglect for failing to enter a Florida high school building to intervene during a deadly mass shoo...
12:48, 06/07/2019

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh to be freed after 17 years in prison John Walker Lindh, the man who became known as the "American Taliban" as the first U.S. citizen captured for leaving the United States to join an Isla...
14:32, 05/23/2019

Freed Sri Lanka Buddhist monk vows to expose Islamist militancy A hardline Buddhist monk accused of inciting violence against minority Muslims in Sri Lanka said on Tuesday he planned to denounce Islamist militants ...
15:16, 05/28/2019

Israeli woman Dalal Da'ud freed 18 years after killing abusive husband An Israeli parole board on Wednesday agreed to cut a prison term and set free an Israeli-Arab woman who killed her abusive husband nearly 20 years ago...
22:16, 06/19/2019

Exclusive: Myanmar soldiers jailed for Rohingya killings freed after less than a year Myanmar has granted early release to seven soldiers jailed for the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys during a 2017 military crackdown in the ...
05:48, 05/27/2019

Ex-Polish security official in spying case to be freed on bail: lawyer Former Polish security official Piotr Durbajlo, who was arrested in January on allegations of spying for China, will be released upon paying bail, his...
03:00, 07/06/2019

Freed Australian denies North Korean spy charges, says no plans to return The Australian student released last week after being detained in North Korea said on Tuesday Pyongyang's accusation that he was a spy was "pretty obv...
17:00, 07/09/2019

U.S. Senate committee proposes $301 million for military housing reform plan The Senate Armed Services Committee has proposed $301 million in new funding to enhance housing safety and oversight on U.S. military bases, following...
22:48, 05/23/2019

WFE Board urges consistent regulation and more transparency from G20 market reform efforts Paris, 22 September 2009 - The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) Board of Directors urged leaders of the G20 nations at their upcoming summit in Pit...
05:48, 05/03/2019

KPMG eyes pensions sale amid audit reform demands KPMG is drawing up secret plans to sell one of its largest advisory businesses as it grapples with reforms aimed at curbing the scale of the big four ...
20:00, 06/28/2019

Russian athlete Lasitskene slams slow pace of doping reform MOSCOW (AP) — The only Russian track athlete currently holding a world title says the country’s top officials and coaches in the sport should be...
13:32, 06/10/2019

DAs warn City Council that bail-reform laws will be a major fail Top prosecutors warned the City Council on Wednesday that soft-on-crime bail-reform laws will endanger witnesses and make it easier for ­foreign carte...
10:00, 05/23/2019

Timeline: From reform hopes to brutal crackdown - China's Tiananmen protests Next Tuesday, June 4, marks 30 years since China bloodily suppressed pro-democracy demonstrations in and around central Beijing's Tiananmen Square, wh...
10:32, 05/27/2019

Germany, Austria, Netherlands impede euro zone reform - Juncker The Netherlands, Austria "and all too often Germany" are preventing deeper euro zone integration, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to...
23:16, 05/02/2019

Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez skates on 2015 robbery Prosecutors dropped a 2015 robbery charge against bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez on Monday after he made good on a pledge to go to college. “P...
01:16, 06/04/2019

Broken promises and lost funding: how Mississippi prison reform failed It was a model on which the Trump administration based its criminal justice reform efforts. But it isn’t workingLast November, as he rallied support f...
01:48, 05/10/2019

NY district attorneys protest lack of funding for criminal justice reform The head of the District Attorneys Association of New York slammed Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature for leaving prosecutors in the lurch — ...
06:32, 07/09/2019

Criminal Justice Reform Is Proving a Tricky Subject for Many of These 2020 Democrats From health care to climate change, the crowded field of Democratic presidential contenders has a number of complex subjects to tackle in stump speech...
23:00, 07/02/2019

Florida authorities will probe boys reform school where at least 55 burials were identified Florida authorities announced Thursday they will officially begin examining the grounds of a former boys reform school in Florida in mid-July to deter...
07:16, 06/22/2019

Kellyanne Conway: Democrats 'have to stop pretending that they want to reform our immigration laws' On “Fox & Friends” on Tuesday Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway talked about a "big immigration package,” addressed President Trump's opinio...
21:32, 05/07/2019

Brazil Congress readies pension reform vote, markets surge Brazil's lower house of Congress began final debates on Wednesday ahead of a vote on a landmark overhaul to the country's pension system, as expectati...
01:32, 07/11/2019

Trump immigration reform is a 'great' proposal, though Dems likely to pan plan, ex-ICE director says President Trump's new immigration reform proposal is a "great plan," but Democratic leadership may oppose the measure because they are averse to White...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Julián Castro unveils police reform plan in presidential campaign Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro on Monday released a plan to overhaul policing in the United States, with an eye on preventing the pol...
21:00, 06/03/2019

Colorado school shooting prompts Dem presidential hopefuls to call for gun reform After a Colorado school shooting left one student dead and seven more injured on Tuesday, Democrats vying for the White House in 2020 renewed calls fo...
11:00, 05/08/2019

Brazil oil workers join pension reform protests with strike action Oil workers at state-run Petroleo Brasileiro SA have begun a strike in eight Brazilian states as part of nationwide protests against a government pens...
14:00, 06/14/2019

Dodd-Frank's Terrible Excuse For Financial Reform Sadly Lives On As described in my book, Jimmy Stewart Is Dead, the way to keep banks from gambling with the financial system is to prohibit their borrowing and estab...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Kim Kardashian West thanks Ivanka Trump for support on criminal justice reform Kim Kardashian West tweeted her gratitude toward Ivanka Trump Thursday after speaking at the White House on behalf of those attempting to return to th...
10:32, 06/14/2019

Pete Buttigieg's Supreme Court Reform Plan Is Dumb as Hell 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has a plan to overhaul the Supreme Court, and although it’s probably impossible to get any worse than the s...
19:00, 06/03/2019

Rent reform laws stir woes in NYC’s real estate industry As the industry awaits the litigation of the upcoming constitutional challenges to the newly enacted apartment rent laws, executives are counseling cl...
08:32, 07/10/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. reform plan for Fannie, Freddie seen by Sept. -housing regulator The Trump administration's hotly anticipated blueprint for overhauling mortgage guarantors Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may not be published until Septe...
03:16, 07/18/2019

What Tiffany Cabán's Likely Win in Queens Means for the Future of Criminal Justice Reform 31-year-old public defender Tiffany Caban is projected to be the Democratic nominee for district attorney in a borough home to almost 2.4 million peop...
02:32, 06/27/2019

Industry Body CII Lists 10 Reform Ideas To Boost Economic Growth In the pre-Budget consultation meeting with Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) suggested 10 reform ...
15:16, 06/13/2019

Joshua Wong, Leader of Hong Kong Protests in 2014, Is Freed From Prison The release of Mr. Wong, a then teenager who became the face of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement, comes as the city is once again gripped by protest...
14:48, 06/17/2019

Hurricane Michael unearths evidence of fort occupied by hundreds of freed slaves Tangled up in the root balls of enormous trees toppled by Hurricane Michael , which ripped through Florida last October, was an archaeological treasur...
00:32, 05/07/2019

John Walker Lindh, an American who joined the Taliban, to be freed from Indiana prison John Walker Lindh, a Californian captured in the Middle East, has served 17 years of a 20-year sentence for supporting the Taliban regime.  ...
06:00, 05/23/2019

Ex-Marine accused by Spain of North Korean embassy break-in freed on bail A former U.S. Marine accused of breaking into North Korea's embassy in Madrid and assaulting diplomatic personnel was freed on $1.3 million bond in Lo...
05:32, 07/10/2019

Hostages freed in Burkina Faso offer condolences for fallen French commandos Hostages freed by French commandos from militants in Burkina Faso offered their condolences on Saturday to the families of the two French soldiers kil...
19:00, 05/11/2019

Brazil pension reform can be saved with 100 billion reais turnaround: Economy Minister The Brazilian government's plans to overhaul its pension system can still be saved if lawmakers reverse changes to transition rules and concessions to...
19:16, 06/17/2019

Feds: Kushner’s criminal justice reform working, blacks benefit overwhelmingly The first report of the impact on the bipartisan criminal justice reform package pushed by top Trump aide Jared Kushner shows that it is working to cu...
21:00, 06/07/2019

Trump presses China to reverse stance on structural reform if it wants trade deal President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he was holding up a trade deal with China and had no interest in moving ahead unless Beijing agrees again ...
01:16, 06/12/2019

With flowers and personal stories, Japan sexual abuse survivors seek reform Sexual abuse victims and their supporters rallied in nine cities around Japan this week to protest against recent court acquittals of alleged rapists ...
08:48, 06/12/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil real shines on reform hopes, Mexican peso at 3-wk low Brazil's real strengthened on Wednesday on encouraging signals that President Jair Bolsonaro will be able to push reforms through, but most other Lati...
18:32, 05/29/2019

Brazil needs concrete progress on reform to anchor inflation -central bank chief Concrete progress on Brazil's fiscal and economic reform agenda is crucial to a benign outlook for inflation, central bank President Roberto Campos Ne...
06:16, 07/05/2019

Dan Crenshaw: Tlaib's income inequality reform plan 'encourages people not to work' Rep. Rashida Tlaib's, D-Mich., new plan to fight poverty is a "deeply immoral" proposition that encourages people not to work, according to Rep. Dan C...
06:16, 06/11/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks gain, Brazil up on pension reform hopes An index of Latin American stocks rose on Wednesday, propped up by robust Brazilian shares gaining on optimism around a pension reform proposal, while...
02:16, 05/09/2019

Statement By William J. Brodsky, Chairman And CEO, CBOE Holdings, Inc. On Illinois Pension Reform CHICAGO, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE), today issued the following statement...
16:32, 05/02/2019

Brazil economy minister threatens to quit if pension reform diluted: report Brazil's Economy Minister Paulo Guedes threatened to step down in an interview published on Friday if his ambitious plans to overhaul the country's so...
03:00, 05/25/2019

Kim Kardashian West Returns to the White House to Discuss Criminal Justice Reform (WASHINGTON) — Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House to speak at an event promoting efforts to help thos...
00:48, 06/14/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Pension reform prospects lift Brazil's real, stocks Brazil's currency and stocks rose on Thursday after a congressional committee in charge of analyzing the government's pension reform bill approved its...
06:16, 07/05/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks rise, Bovespa gains on reform hopes A Latin American stocks benchmark rose on Monday, boosted by shares in index heavyweight Brazil, while Latin American currencies were pressured by the...
23:48, 05/20/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil's real, stocks weaken on pension reform concerns Brazil's real weakened on Thursday, hit by concerns about the passage of the country's pension reform bill and economic growth, while uncertainty ahea...
17:16, 06/27/2019

Humpback whale freed from shark net off Australia coast in difficult rescue, video shows A humpback whale entangled in a shark net off the coast of Australia on Thursday was eventually cut free by a marine rescue team after an hours-long o...
20:00, 06/27/2019

In aftermath of Libya airstrike deaths, UN officials call for refugees and migrants to be freed from detention “As a priority, we ask that 5,600 refugees and migrants currently held in centres across Libya be freed in an orderly manner and their protection guar...
17:32, 07/12/2019

Judge rules ex-Marine accused of invading North Korean mission in Madrid could be freed A former U.S. Marine accused of participating in a robbery at the North Korean embassy in Madrid is eligible for release from custody, a federal judge...
03:48, 07/03/2019

In interview with The Associated Press, a US resident freed by Iran calls on President Trump to ‘get back your hostages’ BEIRUT (AP) — In interview with The Associated Press, a US resident freed by Iran calls on President Trump to ‘get back your hostages’...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Hostages freed in Burkina Faso offer condolences to families of fallen French soldiers Hostages freed by French commandos from militants in Burkina Faso offered their condolences on Saturday to the families of the two French soldiers kil...
20:32, 05/11/2019

As last jailed Kim Jong Nam killing suspect freed, a gripping murder mystery ends with a whimper The second woman accused of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been set free, bringing one of the world's highest-profile...
03:48, 05/03/2019

Hong Kong democracy activist freed from jail, vows to join mass protests Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a m...
09:00, 06/17/2019

‘It’s Not the Final Battle.’ 10 Questions for Freed Hong Kong Democracy Campaigner Joshua Wong The international face of Hong Kong’s democracy movement, Joshua Wong was released from prison in Hong Kong Monday at a critical juncture in the...
13:48, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong protest: freed pro-democracy activist calls for HK leader Carrie Lam to resign Hong Kong's most prominent student activist today demanded the territory's leader resign as he was released from prison — and immediately joined fresh...
17:48, 06/17/2019

Freed Hong Kong Activist Joshua Wong Addresses Rally on the Day He Is Released From Prison Activists and striking students gathered outside Hong Kong’s Legislative Council on Monday to listen to freed democracy campaigner Joshua Wong o...
09:16, 06/17/2019

Freed Hong Kong democracy activist joins mass calls for leader to quit Activist Joshua Wong, who has become the face of Hong Kong's push for full democracy, walked free from prison on Monday and vowed to join a mass prote...
09:00, 06/17/2019

Man who brutally killed 16-year-old New York girl denied parole, weeks before accomplice set to be freed A New York state parole board on Monday denied parole for one of two killers convicted in the brutal 1980 murder of a 16-year-old girl — weeks after t...
00:32, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil lower house pension reform vote hits delay as savings cut Brazil's lower house of Congress may not vote on a landmark pension reform bill until August, leaders said on Friday, as intense negotiation over amen...
07:32, 07/13/2019

2020 candidate Elizabeth Warren announces sweeping election security and reform plan Warren's election reform proposal includes standardized federal election rules, increased federal oversight of elections, and a constitutional am...
21:00, 06/25/2019

Civil rights groups snub Barr meeting on police reform, despite past outcry Attorney General Bill Barr got a surprise this week when he hosted a listening session for civil rights groups supposedly concerned about the Justice ...
19:32, 06/06/2019

South Korea presidential office eases tensions over fast-track reform bills A senior aide to South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Monday concerns from the country's top prosecutor should be taken into consideration with reg...
22:00, 05/06/2019

In White House launch, Democratic Governor Bullock vows to reform campaign finance Democratic Governor Steve Bullock of Montana jumped into the 2020 presidential race on Tuesday, touting his ability to work with Republicans and promi...
02:16, 05/15/2019

Voters happy with their healthcare, survey finds, highlighting risks of sweeping reform plans Voters perceive the U.S. healthcare system as deeply flawed, even as the majority of them report they're satisfied with what they have, according to a...
18:48, 05/15/2019

Budweiser APAC's IPO failure hurt retail investors, say newspaper adverts urging reform The dramatic failure of brewer Budweiser APAC's $9.8 billion Hong Kong listing left "mom and pop" investors badly out of pocket, a local broker has sa...
15:00, 07/17/2019

Myanmar Government side-lining democratic reform, resorting to military era repression: UN expert The human rights situation in Myanmar continues to deteriorate, as the civilian government fails to bring about democratic reforms and instead resorts...
20:16, 04/28/2019

Judith Clark, radical leftist and getaway driver in deadly Brink’s heist, freed from prison Former Weather Underground radical and Brink’s robbery getaway driver Judith Clark was freed from prison Friday — nearly four decades after the operat...
10:32, 05/11/2019

Edward Gallagher, Navy SEAL accused of killing ISIS prisoner, freed ahead of trial A Navy SEAL accused of killing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq in 2017 was released from custody on Thursday ahead of his murder trial for the alleg...
09:48, 05/31/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam currencies firm, Brazil's real gains on pension-reform hope Latin American currencies srengthened on Monday, bucking gloom in emerging markets, with Brazil's real gaining nearly half a percent as investors chee...
18:48, 07/08/2019

Trump's 'merit-based' immigration reform plan 'makes sense' for America, Laura Ingraham says President Trump's new immigration reform plan, including its shift toward a "merit-based" system is the right way to "tackle the big issue" before Ame...
11:48, 05/17/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam forex gains, Bovespa hits new high on pension reform prospects Latin American stocks rose on Monday led by Brazil's Bovespa which scaled a record high on prospects that the country's pension reform bill will pass ...
22:16, 07/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil pension reform helps improve inflation outlook, says central bank chief Brazil Central Bank President Roberto Campos Neto on Thursday welcomed the approval by Congress of a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system...
05:48, 07/12/2019

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong freed from jail, and vows to join mass protests Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a m...
07:48, 06/17/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: prizewinning journalists freed in Myanmar, new tracking tool for suspected terrorists, and a global bid to stop snakebite deaths This Tuesday, we cover: the release of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar; how to detect and disrupt terrorist travel; escalation in Syria fighting; a...
00:16, 05/08/2019

The Cannabis Debate: What's the way forward on cannabis reform? Our experts give their verdict What do health experts, criminal justice practitioners and political thinkers say is the best way forward on cannabis? Do any of the legalisation mode...
11:16, 07/12/2019

China's premier tells foreign CEOs China will commit to reform, opening up China will maintain its long-standing commitment to reform and opening up, Premier Li Keqiang told a group of visiting foreign chief executives on Thu...
07:48, 06/20/2019

How Barcelona freed up Lionel Messi to 'play like Cristiano Ronaldo' vs Liverpool Former Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher heaped praise on Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde for a tactical shift which inspired another Li...
01:32, 05/02/2019

Watch a trailer for Free Meek, JAY-Z and Meek Mill's criminal justice reform docuseries for Amazon Earlier this year, JAY-Z and Meek Mill launched a criminal justice reform organization, itself an extension of the awareness the rappers have brought ...
03:16, 06/25/2019

German League Rejects Champions League Reform Proposals The initial proposals envisaged a single, three-tiered European competition with internal promotion and relegation, effectively making it harder for s...
21:00, 05/15/2019

A small error in the tax reform law is crushing small retailers Thousands of small, family-run retailers like ours face enough of a challenge with Washington’s self-inflicted trade war, which is is raising costs an...
06:32, 07/03/2019

CBOE CHAIRMAN WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TESTIFIES ON OBAMA ADMINISTRATION'S FINANCIAL REGULATORY REFORM PROPOSAL BEFORE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL SERVICES Chicago, July 17, - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), today testifies before the U.S. House of Repre...
05:48, 05/03/2019

CBOE CHAIRMAN WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TO TESTIFY ON OBAMA ADMINISTRATION'S FINANCIAL REGULATORY REFORM PROPOSALS BEFORE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL SERVICES Chicago, July 16, - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), on Friday, July 17 will testify before the U.S. Ho...
05:48, 05/03/2019

Opinion: More college athlete reform? That's tough when 'amateurism' means whatever the NCAA proclaims it does Whenever the NCAA talks about reform, 'amateurism' means whatever the NCAA proclaims it does. So what does reform really mean?   ...
16:32, 05/15/2019

Drug Prices Will Soon Appear in Many TV Ads A Trump administration change will require TV ads for prescription drugs covered by Medicare or Medicaid to include the list price if it is over $35....
15:32, 05/08/2019

Drug ads on TV will soon have to include price TV pitches for prescription drugs will soon include the price, giving consumers more information upfront as they make medication choices. (May 8) ...
03:48, 05/09/2019

Drug-sniffing dog graduates TUCSON – Diesel, an 18-month-old Labrador retriever graduated from an eight-week basic service dog training course Wednesday. Diesel works at th...
14:32, 05/02/2019

GSK's HIV drug receives EU marketing nod GlaxoSmithKline said its specialist HIV company had received marketing authorization from the European Commission for its drug to treat advanced stage...
10:48, 07/03/2019

Elizabeth Warren Knows What It Will Take to End the Drug War Earlier this week, Senator Elizabeth Warren released an updated version of the Comprehensive Addiction Resources Emergency (CARE) Act, a bill she fir...
15:32, 05/11/2019

GHB: The new old drug taking over Berlin It's cheap, easy to make, and incredibly dangerous, and Berlin's night clubs may be complicit its trade and use. But targeting the clubs would also de...
15:16, 05/10/2019

A $2 Million Drug Is About to Hit the Market A new treatment for an infant muscle-wasting disease is about to go on sale at a potential cost of $2 million, a record price tag likely to fuel the c...
15:16, 05/07/2019

These Drug Companies Are Too Frail to Cure The calamity engulfing generic-drug stocks has many causes. They are all made worse by one simple malady: too much debt. Solving the problem is much t...
18:48, 06/02/2019

Opiod drug use: Is the UK on the verge of a crisis? The use and abuse of opioid drugs - ranging from painkillers to heroin - is on the rise in the UK, particularly in deprived parts of northern England....
21:48, 07/09/2019

Generic Drug Stocks are 'Worst Ever' Falling prices of generic drugs, as well as increased competition for patent-protected medicines, have hammered revenue and profit margins. Investor f...
18:48, 05/08/2019

U.N. to probe Philippines drug war deaths The U.N. Human Rights Council voted on Thursday to set up an investigation into mass killings during Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's so-called ...
09:32, 07/12/2019

Novartis buys Takeda's dry eye drug for $3.4 bln Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG said on Wednesday it agreed to acquire Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd's dry eye drug Xiidra for an upfront payment of $...
02:16, 05/09/2019

Officials seeing rise in poly drug use New statistics from the Office of the Medical Examiner show 286 people died of a drug overdose in Pima County last year. Nearly half of those cases in...
04:48, 06/29/2019

The Danger Of Drugs: This Man Has Become Annoying After Doing A Drug We all grow up listening to warnings from parents and teachers about the dangers of drug use, but nothing is scarier than seeing someone you know beco...
21:32, 05/13/2019

I went from cop to opioid drug dealer in one month Mark Restivo, 39, had dreamed of being in the NYPD since he was 5 years old. But when he was injured on the job and made to retire after only a few ye...
04:00, 07/18/2019

‘El Chapo’ is contained. Mexico’s drug war is not. The man who came to embody the horror of Mexico’s drug trade was sentenced to life in prison. But cartel violence is getting worse in the country, eve...
21:32, 07/18/2019

2 officers, dog given Narcan after possible drug exposure Two St. Louis-area police officers and a police dog had to be administered the opioid overdose reversal medication Narcan after they were exposed to w...
22:32, 05/07/2019

GSK's HIV drug wins European panel thumbs-up GlaxoSmithKline Plc's two-drug treatment for HIV infections won marketing approval from a European Medicines Agency (EMA) panel on Friday, after the B...
23:32, 04/28/2019

El Chapo: True drug bosses are still at large The punishment meted out to El Chapo gives the impression that justice has been done. But the really important questions were not asked during his tri...
02:16, 07/20/2019

Pfizer gets U.S. approval for $225,000 a year heart drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved Pfizer Inc's oral drug, tafamidis, to treat a rare and fatal heart disease called transthyret...
17:48, 05/07/2019

US seeks $12.7 billion from drug lord 'El Chapo' Citing years of narcotics trafficking, US prosecutors have called for "El Chapo" to forfeit billions in drug money. But his lawyer dismissed the reque...
22:00, 07/06/2019

Stories Of Children Affected By Drug Addiction VERSAILLES, Ky. (LEX 18) – Many people from across the country came together to help children whose families are affected by substance abuse. Th...
04:00, 06/09/2019

TSA allows flyers to travel with drug derived from marijuana The Transportation Security Administration has changed its cannabis policy to allow passengers to travel with some forms of CBD oil and a drug derived...
14:48, 05/29/2019

Canelo Alvarez has come a long way since 2018 drug ban LAS VEGAS — What a difference a year makes. It seems like a distant memory that the annual Cinco de Mayo fight weekend in Sin City was basically cance...
12:32, 05/02/2019

900-lb. man pleads guilty in drug case while in ambulance A Virginia man who weighs more than 900 pounds (410 kilograms) has pleaded guilty in a cocaine conspiracy case during a hearing held in a courthouse l...
21:48, 05/21/2019

TSA allows passengers to bring drug derived from marijuana WASHINGTON (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration has changed its cannabis policy to allow passengers to bring on board some forms of CBD o...
01:00, 05/29/2019

The FDA just approved a new drug to boost women's sex drive Shutterstock The Food and Drug Administration approved Vyleesi, a drug for premenopausal women to raise sexual interest. It treats a condition called...
23:48, 06/23/2019

Scientists develop drug that can kill superbugs Scientists have created a drug that wipes out antibiotic-resistant superbugs like E.coli. The discovery, led by Sheffield University, saw off bacteria...
00:16, 06/04/2019

Will poppy seeds really show up on a drug test? Employee screening firm JDP recently analyzed 12 months of Google search trends data related to 150 of America’s biggest employers. A common search: “...
02:00, 06/10/2019

Olivia Laing: ‘I was hooked and my drug was Twitter’ In a period of loneliness, Olivia Laing turned to Twitter. But then it trapped her…I was a late adopter of technology. In the 1990s, I lived off-grid....
12:16, 05/05/2019

Your gut bacteria may influence whether you get drug side effects A study in mice suggests human gut bacteria breakdown many drug treatments - a finding that could explain why drugs are less effective in some people...
18:00, 06/03/2019

Gut microbes interfere with Parkinson's drug - but we could stop them We have identified organisms in the gut that break down the main drug used to treat Parkinson's disease, a step towards making the therapy more effect...
23:32, 06/13/2019

A drug may prevent Alzheimer’s but there are no plans to find out A rheumatoid arthritis drug may also cut the risk of developing Alzheimer’s, but there are no plans to conduct the trials needed to find out if it rea...
01:48, 06/12/2019

Researchers eye brain implant for drug addiction Clinical trials in China using deep brain stimulation may hold the key to treating drug users, literally with the flip of a switch. China is emerging ...
06:16, 05/08/2019

Cancer biologists identify new drug combo When it comes to killing cancer cells, two drugs are often better than one. Some drug combinations offer a one-two punch that kills cells more effecti...
19:00, 07/10/2019

In Canada, a little-known drug regulator shows its teeth A tiny, little-known government agency is ramping up regulation of Canada's pharmaceutical industry, seeking to rein in prices for patented drugs that...
07:16, 05/08/2019

U.N. adopts resolution to investigate Philippine drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council voted Thursday to investigate the thousands of deaths connected to the Philippines' ongoing war on drugs, attr...
07:00, 07/12/2019

UN: Opioids cause two-thirds of global drug deaths About 217 million people worldwide abused illicit drugs in 2017, representing a 30 percent jump from 10 years prior, according to the latest figures r...
04:32, 06/27/2019

Trial over Arkansas’ use of execution drug nearing end LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal trial over Arkansas’ use of a sedative in lethal injections is wrapping up in Little Rock following testimony...
17:48, 05/02/2019

| US demands El Chapo forfeit $12.7bn in drug money Prosecutors say they were seeking $12.7bn from convicted Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, based on a conservative estimate of revenues ...
18:49, 07/06/2019

Trump needs help from Pelosi to notch a big drug pricing win As the president looks ahead to his reelection effort, achieving something as major as direct negotiations between Medicare and drug companies could b...
14:48, 04/29/2019

Cocaine is on the rise in Europe, EU drug agency says LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The European Union agency that monitors illicit drug use says cocaine is becoming more widely available on the continent. The ...
12:01, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Novartis buys Takeda's dry eye drug for $3.4 bln Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG said on Wednesday it agreed to acquire Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd's dry eye drug Xiidra for $3.4 billion, as well a...
02:16, 05/09/2019

A generic HIV prevention drug should arrive in 2021 Pharmaceutical giant Gilead has agreed to release its exclusive patent to manufacture and sell the HIV-prevention drug Truvada. This means we could se...
23:48, 05/08/2019

Novartis buys Takeda's dry eye drug for $3.4 billion Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG said on Wednesday it agreed to acquire Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd's dry eye drug Xiidra for $3.4 billion, as well a...
03:16, 05/09/2019

Kuznetsov denies drug use after video surfaces Capitals star Evgeny Kuznetsov has denied ever using drugs after a video surfaced of him sitting next to a table on which there are two lines of white...
04:00, 05/28/2019

Drug makes tumors more susceptible to chemo Many chemotherapy drugs kill cancer cells by severely damaging their DNA. However, some tumors can withstand this damage by relying on a DNA repair pa...
02:00, 06/07/2019

Novartis buys dry eye drug from Takeda for up to $5.3 billion Novartis is buying dry-eye drug Xiidra from Takeda Pharmaceutical Co for up to $5.3 billion as the Swiss drugmaker refreshes its ophthalmic medicines ...
14:16, 05/09/2019

U.S. says big drug distributor to pay $22 million in penalties over opioids Morris & Dickson Co, the largest privately owned U.S. wholesale drug distributor, agreed to pay $22 million in civil penalties to resolve claims it fa...
21:16, 05/24/2019

'A Viagra-like drug could reverse heart failure' Research in sheep finds that a drug that doctors prescribe for the treatment of erectile dysfunction can effectively treat the effects of heart failur...
23:32, 05/01/2019

Pharma ads will soon be required to include drug prices Pharmaceutical companies will soon be required to include their products’ prices in TV ads, under a new rule that the Trump administration hopes...
09:00, 05/09/2019

'Drug of branding' blamed for Oliver closures JD Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin has said many of the casual dining sector's recent failures had "thought they were so groovy that the brand would d...
20:32, 05/28/2019

How a diabetes drug may reduce anxiety symptoms New research in mice shows how metformin, a common drug used to treat diabetes and prediabetes, can also help reduce symptoms associated with anxiety....
19:32, 06/04/2019

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 ...
03:16, 06/06/2019

Eleven people graduate from Drug Court TUCSON- Eleven people celebrated success by graduating from Pima County’s Drug Court and Drug Treatment Program on Thursday, June 6th. DTAP is a...
07:00, 06/07/2019

Takeda sells dry eye drug to Novartis to help cut debt Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd agreed to sell its dry eye drug to Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG for $3.4 billion and potential milestone payments of up to...
05:00, 05/09/2019

Drug Giant Tries New Tactic to Fight Cancer Seeking an edge in the increasingly competitive market for cancer drugs, one of the industry’s largest companies is taking a bold but risky approach: ...
15:48, 05/27/2019

Ketamine-like drug for depression could get UK licence within the year Esketamine could initially become available through private clinics but potential side effects raise concernsA ketamine-like drug that could be licens...
19:00, 07/12/2019