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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...

Purdue Pharma accused of 'corrupting' WHO to boost global opioid sales

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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 compan...
23:16, 05/23/2019

5 more states sue Purdue Pharma over U.S. opioid crisis The attorneys general in five states are suing the maker of the popular opioid OxyContin, saying marketing of the drug has fueled America's addiction ...
00:48, 05/17/2019

Five more US states sue Purdue Pharma over its role in opioid crisis Wisconsin, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland and West Virginia join several dozen other states, alleging company pushed false claimsFive more US states sued the ...
00:16, 05/17/2019

Purdue Pharma Hit With Fresh Round of Opioid Lawsuits Six more states launched legal actions this week against Purdue Pharma alleging the company misled the public and medical communities about the addict...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Five more U.S. states sue OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over opioid epidemic Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, escalating the wave of litigation ov...
21:16, 05/16/2019

Five state attorneys general sue Purdue Pharma over opioid crisis The attorneys general for West Virginia, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland and Wisconsin announced Thursday that they are suing Purdue Pharma and former director...
09:32, 05/17/2019

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...
22:48, 05/23/2019

5 states file new lawsuits against OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma amid opioid epidemic Five state attorneys general have announced new lawsuits against the maker of OxyContin as they seek to hold the drug industry responsible for an opio...
19:16, 05/16/2019

Met museum nixes donations from Purdue Pharma's Sackler family amid opioid uproar The Metropolitan Museum of Art said Wednesday it will stop accepting donations from members of the Sackler family who are still linked to Purdue Pharm...
02:16, 05/16/2019

Five U.S. states sue Purdue Pharma over opioids Five U.S. states have filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP and its former president Richard Sackler of misconduct in the marketing and sale of opi...
17:32, 05/16/2019

How the family behind Purdue Pharma and OxyContin became nonprofit pariahs The family behind Purdue Pharma, the makers of OxyContin, has closed down all new funding of nonprofits while it deals with myriad lawsuits related to...
00:32, 06/01/2019

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 ...
02:32, 06/04/2019

Five U.S. states sue Purdue Pharma over marketing, selling of opioids Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, including OxyContin, contributing to...
18:16, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Five U.S. states sue Purdue Pharma over marketing, selling of opioids Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, including OxyContin, contributing to...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Purdue Pharma: Oxycontin maker faces lawsuits from nearly every US state California, Maine and Hawaii join at least 45 states accusing company of putting ‘profits over people’ amid opioids crisisThe states of California, Ma...
12:48, 06/04/2019

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 t...
02:32, 05/24/2019

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 ban...
21:48, 05/23/2019

Billionaire pharma founder convicted in opioid bribery scheme The billionaire founder behind the drug company that hired a former exotic dancer to help bribe doctors was found guilty in a nationwide scheme to pre...
00:16, 05/03/2019

Lap dances, rap videos, deception: Pharma execs guilty of racketeering in first opioid epidemic conviction A billionaire pharmaceutical CEO faces up to 20 years in prison after being found guilty of a bribery and kickback scheme to get doctors to prescribe ...
01:16, 05/04/2019

Purdue's Sackler family wants global opioids settlement: Sackler lawyer Mary Jo White In rare public comments on behalf of the family that controls Purdue Pharma, lawyer Mary Jo White said why the family believed the litigation against ...
19:32, 04/28/2019

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 o...
17:16, 06/12/2019

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 ...
15:32, 04/30/2019

China approves used-car exports to boost sales In its latest bid to prop up the auto sector, China started allowing used-car exports from ten cities and provinces including Beijing, Shanghai and Gu...
16:16, 05/06/2019

5G is key! Analysts predict big boost to Android and iPhone sales Forecasts suggest the global smartphone market will decline a considerable 5.5% year-on-year during the first half of 2019. But according to IDC’s lat...
01:16, 06/01/2019

Lennar profit beats as lower mortgage rates boost home sales Lennar reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday, as the No. 2 U.S. homebuilder's sales got a boost from lower interest rates f...
17:00, 06/25/2019

Walmart revenue, profit jump as online grocery sales provide boost Walmart's revenue and profit jumped as the company reported increased online sales and a strong performance in food, beverage and general merchan...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Global shares advance on data boost from U.S., China Global shares rose on Monday, aided by data showing profits at Chinese industrial firms grew for the first time in four months and a strong reading of...
13:00, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Lennar profit beats as lower mortgage rates boost home sales Lennar Corp reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday, as the No. 2 U.S. homebuilder's sales got a boost from lower interest rates f...
14:16, 06/25/2019

Health-conscious Britons boost alcohol-free drink sales to record high Sales of non-alcoholic beer, wine and spirits are at a record high in the UK with increasing numbers of London producers looking to make the most of t...
15:16, 05/13/2019

Global Stocks Waver After Retail Sales Decline Global stocks paused after disappointing sales data from U.S. retailers on Tuesday and as trade tensions between the U.S. and China continued to overh...
11:32, 05/22/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Australian, Indian elections boost Asian shares, trade fears ease Asian shares clawed back some of last week's losses as investors cheered apparent election wins for conservative incumbents in Australia and India, wh...
10:32, 05/20/2019

North Korean restaurant accused of using software sales to bypass sanctions With its bold red paintwork, bright signage and blue Korean unification flag on prominent display, the Koryo restaurant in the northern Vietnamese cit...
05:32, 05/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Sales decline slows at Liberty Global's Swiss arm UPC UPC, the Swiss arm of telecoms company Liberty Global and target of a 6.3 billion Swiss franc ($6.2 billion) takeover bid by Sunrise Communications, r...
13:16, 05/07/2019

Major global firms accused of concealing their environmental impact More than 700 companies, including Amazon, Tesco and ExxonMobil, lack transparency, campaign group claimsA $10tn (£7.9tn) investor alliance has accuse...
02:48, 06/17/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks rise as policy tweaks boost China markets Asian stocks gained on Tuesday, led by Chinese shares after Beijing eased financing rules to boost local government spending on public works, and bols...
09:32, 06/11/2019

Where can you get the most affordable MBA? Purdue and four schools come in at under $100K When it comes to highly ranked schools where the price tag for an MBA is more affordable, only Purdue and four other schools come in under $100,000. ...
18:48, 05/05/2019

Cells from Purdue super fan being used for cancer research WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Cells from Tyler Trent, the Purdue University super fan and cancer activist who died in January, are being used by cancer ...
20:00, 05/21/2019

US briefing: Trump's UK visit, Tiananmen at 30 and Purdue lawsuits Tuesday’s top story: Thousands plan to protest president’s state visit in London on Tuesday. Plus, why Bay Area gun homicides dropped so dramaticallyS...
12:48, 06/04/2019

How intelligent technology revolutionized manual processes at Purdue University At the 2019 SAP SAPPHIRE NOW conference, Andrew Bean spoke with TechRepublic about how technology has made their business processes more efficient at ...
19:00, 05/10/2019

Purdue adds High Point guard Proctor as grad transfer WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue has added graduate transfer Jahaad Proctor to their men’s basketball roster. Proctor will be eligible to play...
01:48, 05/04/2019

Sales of new U.S. homes slumped 7.8% in May, as sales plunged in the pricier Northeastern and Western markets WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new U.S. homes slumped 7.8% in May, as sales plunged in the pricier Northeastern and Western markets....
16:32, 06/25/2019

Two-Wheeler Sales April 2019: Hero MotoCorp Sales Decline By 17 Per Cent Hero MotoCorp reported a sale of 574,366 units in April 2019, witnessing a decline in volumes of 17.24 per cent over 694,022 units that were sold in A...
15:48, 05/03/2019

Cars Sales April 2019: Hyundai Motor India's Sales Down By 10.1 Per Cent April has been a rather challenging month for carmakers in India. After Maruti Suzuki which is the market leader, India's second largest carmaker- Hyu...
09:00, 05/02/2019

Two-Wheeler Sales April 2019: Bajaj Sales Rise By 2 Per Cent Bajaj Auto's total vehicle sales (domestic+exports) increased by a meagre two per cent for the month of April 2019. The manufacturer sold a total of 4...
09:00, 05/02/2019

Two-Wheeler Sales May 2019: TVS Sales Dip Marginally With 3.07 Lakh Units Sold Hosur-based TVS Motor Company registered a sale of 307,106 units in May this year, witnessing a marginal drop of 0.9 per cent over 309,865 units sold ...
12:32, 06/03/2019

Two-Wheeler Sales April 2019: Royal Enfield Sales Decline For The 4th Consecutive Month Chennai-based motorcycle maker, Royal Enfield reported a decline of 17 per cent in sales for April 2019. The manufacturer sold 62,,879 units last mont...
15:48, 05/03/2019

Chipotle earnings top estimates as digital sales double, boosts same-store sales outlook Chipotle Mexican Grill on Wednesday reported earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations after doubling its digital sales during the qu...
18:48, 04/28/2019

US existing home sales increased 2.5% in May amid lower mortgage rates, but sales still weaker than a year ago WASHINGTON (AP) — US existing home sales increased 2.5% in May amid lower mortgage rates, but sales still weaker than a year ago....
17:32, 06/21/2019

Car Sales April 2019: Maruti Suzuki PV Sales Down By 19.6 Per Cent Passenger Vehicles sales of India's largest carmaker continued to remain under pressure in the new financial year. Maruti Suzuki has recorded a slump ...
10:32, 05/01/2019

Two-Wheeler Sales April 2019: TVS Sales Grow By 5 Per Cent TVS Motor Company recorded a strong start to the new financial year 2019-20 with a growth of five per cent in year-on-year volumes. The company sold a...
00:32, 05/03/2019

US new-home sales slumped 6.9% in April; sales of homes deemed affordable for middle class source of decline WASHINGTON (AP) — US new-home sales slumped 6.9% in April; sales of homes deemed affordable for middle class source of decline....
16:48, 05/23/2019

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

'Pharma Bro' Entrepreneur, In US Jail, Sues Ex-Colleagues For $30 Million Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur serving a seven-year prison term for fraud, on Friday sued three former colleagues at Retrophin Inc fo...
09:00, 06/01/2019

AOC Guillotines Pharma Exec Over Insane Drug Prices C-SPAN has a reputation for being boring, but when New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is testifying, she makes it her own personal highlight reel,...
17:48, 05/17/2019

From prison, 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli sues ex-colleagues for $30 mln Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur serving a seven-year prison term for fraud, on Friday sued three former colleagues at Retrophin Inc fo...
05:48, 06/01/2019

Big pharma can only see the benefit of R&D for wealthy markets | Kenan Malik There is too little incentive for pharmaceutical companies to work on treatments for diseases of low-income countriesAt the end of April, health worke...
08:16, 05/05/2019

Trump administration wants to shame Big Pharma into lowering drug prices The Trump administration will require pharmaceutical companies to disclose drug prices, which HHS Secretary Alex Azar hopes will push companies to low...
16:16, 05/09/2019

UK's Amryt Pharma unites lomitapide franchise with Aegerion deal Britain's Amryt Pharma has agreed to buy Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Novelion Therapeutics, in a deal that reunites the franchise for lo...
09:16, 05/21/2019

‘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 inves...
22:16, 05/31/2019

Catalyst Pharma sues FDA over approval of cheaper rival drug Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc, which has come under fire for the high price tag on its rare disease drug, on Wednesday sued the U.S. Food and Drug Admi...
21:16, 06/12/2019

Fallout 76's New Project Paradise Quest Has You Do Genetic Experiments For Big Pharma Without stuff to kill, the masses in Bethesda’s online survival game Fallout 76 tend to get restless, taking aim at one another when nothing else wort...
02:48, 05/23/2019

FDA grants Jacobus Pharma approval for rare disease drug Jacobus Pharmaceutical Co Inc on Monday won U.S. approval for the first drug to treat children with Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome, a rare autoimmu...
17:48, 05/07/2019

From prison, 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli sues ex-colleagues for $30 million Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur serving a seven-year prison term for fraud, on Friday sued three former colleagues at Retrophin Inc fo...
05:00, 06/01/2019

Conservative Groups and Big Pharma Join Forces to Fight Medicare for All The conservative movement continues to lose its mind over the prospect of single-payer healthcare, despite most of the Democratic presidential candida...
18:48, 06/06/2019

'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli sues Retrophin directors from prison in Pennsylvania for more than $30M Notorious 'pharma bro' Martin Shkreli, settled in to his new home in a federal prison in Pennsylvania, on Friday sued two directors and the ...
21:48, 05/31/2019

GSK pharma head flags need for speed in high-pressure drug market Doing things one at a time in drug development is not a luxury that GlaxoSmithKline can afford any longer, the head of pharmaceuticals at Britain's la...
17:48, 06/17/2019

New UN Global Climate report ‘another strong wake-up call’ over global warming: Guterres The increasing number of natural disasters and dangers linked to climate change, highlighted in a major UN report released on Thursday, represents “an...
19:00, 04/28/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global shares turn flat as sentiment wanes Global shares were steady on Monday as a weak euro zone sentiment survey and political uncertainty in the wake of Spain's elections proved a drag on e...
14:32, 04/29/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks drop on fears of expanding trade war Global equities tumbled and safe-haven sovereign bonds surged Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump's unexpected threat of tariffs on Mexican goods...
23:48, 05/31/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks rally as U.S. eases Huawei restrictions Global equity markets rose on Tuesday, led by chipmakers and companies exposed to Asia, after the United States temporarily eased trade restrictions i...
17:48, 05/21/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares falter, bonds rally on global risk aversion Asian shares sank on Wednesday and bonds rallied as investor sentiment soured over growing worries about world growth with trade tensions between Wash...
06:00, 05/29/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Barclays Global Financial Services Conference September 12 CHICAGO – September 10, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today an...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Global shares rocky, yuan weakens as global trade talk shakes markets A major global stocks index fell modestly on Friday while the Chinese yuan weakened as persistent global trade tensions hovered over financial markets...
21:32, 05/17/2019

'I would love it back' — Wu-Tang Clan's RZA wants album he auctioned to 'pharma bro' Martin Shkreli Wu-Tang Clan's RZA said he "would love" to get back the hip-hop group's single-copy album, which was ordered forfeited to the federal govern...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Conatus Pharma to explore options as liver disease drug fails trial Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Monday it plans to explore options and implement a restructuring plan after its liver disease drug failed in a mid...
03:32, 06/25/2019

Big pharma is denying children like my son vital drugs. So I've set up a buyers club | Robert Long The US company Vertex has put a ludicrous price on a new cystic fibrosis drug. But we’ve found a way to bypass its greed A few weeks ago I sat in a me...
19:32, 06/06/2019

GW Pharma's epilepsy drug meets main goal in late-stage trial GW Pharmaceuticals Plc said on Monday its drug Epidiolex was successful in treating seizures in patients with a rare form of childhood epilepsy called...
23:00, 05/06/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Financial Services Conference Wednesday, May 30 CHICAGO – May 23, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Financial Services Conference Wednesday, May 29 CHICAGO – May 22, 2019 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Ed Tilly,...
22:16, 05/22/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference Thursday, June 6 CHICAGO – May 29, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Ed Tilly,...
21:32, 05/29/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference Thursday, June 7 CHICAGO – June 1, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today...
19:00, 05/01/2019

'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli moved from prison after claim he ran drug firm with banned cellphone Notorious drug-company fraudster Martin Shkreli has been removed from a federal prison in Fort Dix, New Jersey, after claims that he was running his p...
20:00, 04/28/2019

'Pharma bro' Shkreli settles all cases with Retrophin weeks after suing drug firm's directors from prison Notorious "pharma bro" Martin Shkreli has reached a settlement with his former biopharmaceutical company Retrophin to resolve "all outstanding dispute...
22:32, 06/20/2019

W.Va. student accused of sex assault is accused in 2 others HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — New sexual assault charges have been filed against a student who has been able to remain at Marshall University despite being...
15:16, 06/11/2019

Johnson & Johnson faces multibillion opioids lawsuit that could upend big pharma Oklahoma is holding the drug giant with the family-friendly image responsible for its addiction epidemicDay after day, the memos flashing across scree...
08:16, 06/23/2019

CBOE Holdings Agrees to Acquire Bats Global Markets to Strengthen CBOE Holdings' Global Position in Innovative Tradable Products and Services, and Achieve Meaningful Cost and Operational Efficiencies CHICAGO and KANSAS CITY, Kan., Sept. 26, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. and Bats Global Markets, Inc. today announced that they have entered ...
22:16, 05/01/2019

One Opioid-Pushing Executive Down, 1,210,392 to Go Former billionaire and pharmaceutical executive John Kapoor and four co-defendants were found guilty Thursday of racketeering conspiracy in a landmark...
11:00, 05/03/2019

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 nat...
18:48, 05/26/2019

The Giants at the Heart of the Opioid Crisis Civil suits filed by three states accuse pharmaceutical distributors of flooding the country with opioids while devising systems to evade regulators....
18:32, 04/28/2019

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 creature...
12:48, 06/15/2019

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 p...
19:32, 05/15/2019

Oklahoma judge wants more answers on $85M opioid settlement NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma judge is declining to approve the state’s proposed $85 million settlement with an opioid maker until he’s...
23:48, 06/10/2019

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 op...
02:00, 05/29/2019

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 prece...
09:32, 05/29/2019

Britain's opioid crisis takes on US dimension Opioid addiction in Britain has spiraled to a dangerous level. Experts warn that the UK is approaching a crisis of US proportions. What's the governme...
22:16, 05/20/2019

Obesity-related pain contributes to opioid use (Reuters Health) - Long-term use of prescription opioids for chronic pain is more common among people who are overweight or obese, a new study finds....
04:00, 06/19/2019

Few black patients get buprenorphine for opioid addiction (Reuters Health) - While the number of Americans getting drug treatment for opioid addiction is on the rise, a new study suggests that gains may be co...
05:16, 05/15/2019

Opioid overdose more likely if family member has prescription Opioid overdoses may be much more likely to happen in families when somebody in the household has been prescribed these drugs, a U.S. study suggests....
20:48, 06/24/2019

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 ...
06:16, 06/01/2019

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

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 t...
16:32, 06/06/2019

The True Victims of the Opioid Crisis Are Starting to Rebel The push to end opioid abuse has ended up hurting the people who use the drugs legitimately. Now those chronic pain patients are starting a movement o...
13:48, 05/21/2019

UN health agency to remove controversial opioid guidelines The World Health Organization notified U.S. lawmakers Wednesday that it will discontinue two publications on prescribing opioid painkillers in respons...
02:32, 06/21/2019

Tension brews between cities, states over opioid lawsuits CLEVELAND (AP) — Tension is emerging between lawyers representing state and local governments over the path forward in a set of lawsuits seeking to ho...
16:32, 06/25/2019

Investors Bet on Opioid Fallout Sinking Drug Stocks Companies in the pharmaceutical supply chain are facing some 2,000 lawsuits related to the opioid crisis, leading some investors to wager that potenti...
17:32, 05/15/2019

Trump Declares Commitment to Ending Opioid Crisis ‘Once and for All’ Many leading authorities on the opioid crisis have been critical of the government’s response, starting with the Obama administration, but say there h...
19:00, 04/28/2019

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...
13:16, 06/06/2019

Opioid manufacturer in kickback scheme files for bankruptcy Three open bottles of prescription medication. / Getty Images CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — An opioid manufacturing company whose founder was convicted of ra...
19:00, 06/12/2019

Following opioid suits, family behind deadly OxyContin squabbles A united front among members of the billionaire Sackler family behind painkiller OxyContin is showing signs of strain from litigation over who bears r...
18:16, 05/10/2019

Opioid crisis is also to blame for rise in cocaine deaths Death by cocaine is rising in America, and the opioid crisis, the nation’s deadliest overdose epidemic, is at fault, health officials said Thursday. R...
17:48, 05/06/2019

West Virginia settles opioid lawsuit with McKesson for $37M CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia has settled its lawsuit against the opioid distributor McKesson for $37 million. A Thursday news release from G...
18:32, 05/02/2019

West Virginia hospitals sue opioid companies; want damages Hospitals in West Virginia have banded together to sue some of the country's largest opioid companies, saying they flooded Appalachia with powerful pa...
15:16, 05/01/2019

Trial in Oklahoma’s lawsuit against opioid makers underway NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The nation’s first state trial against drugmakers blamed for contributing to the opioid crisis is underway in Oklahoma. Ope...
17:32, 05/28/2019

More New Mexico counties suing opioid makers, distributors NEW MEXICO — Seven more New Mexico counties have filed federal lawsuits against more than two dozen manufacturers and distributors of opioid medicatio...
00:48, 05/07/2019

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 ind...
04:16, 06/07/2019

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.    &...
22:32, 05/28/2019

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...
17:00, 05/31/2019

News attorneys: Opioid distribution data should be public CINCINNATI (AP) — Attorneys for news organizations have argued that the U.S. public should see federal data about how prescription opioids were distri...
18:32, 05/02/2019

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 opi...
04:00, 05/27/2019

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 th...
21:32, 05/26/2019

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...
02:16, 06/06/2019

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...
03:00, 06/06/2019

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...
17:00, 06/10/2019

4 Your Health: 1st time opioid users more at risk to get hooked People receiving opioids in the hospital for the first time are more at risk of becoming addicted. People who take opioids for the first time while in...
22:00, 06/18/2019

AI can predict opioid overdoses from crime and socioeconomic data Newly published research suggests there's a strong link between crime and opioid abuse, and that demographics and socioeconomic factors play a role.Re...
23:48, 05/14/2019

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 prob...
23:32, 06/10/2019

Opioid Makers Draw Scrutiny From Hedge Funds Companies in the pharmaceutical supply chain are facing some 2,000 lawsuits related to the opioid crisis, leading some investors to wager that potenti...
01:48, 05/16/2019

Judge approves Teva's $85M opioid settlement with Oklahoma A judge approved Monday a revised $85 million settlement between Oklahoma and Teva Pharmaceuticals over the company's role in fueling the state's ongo...
07:00, 06/25/2019

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, t...
22:32, 06/11/2019

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 restricte...
19:00, 06/13/2019

‘SOTC’: Panel Discusses Opioid Addiction Crisis In Kentucky (LEX 18) — LEX 18’s “State of the Commonwealth” convened a panel to discuss the opioid crisis that is ravaging communities in ...
18:48, 05/05/2019

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 cris...
04:32, 06/07/2019

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 doct...
21:48, 06/10/2019

Fate of opioid lawsuits hinges on government ‘police power’ The fate of thousands of lawsuits seeking to hold drugmakers responsible for fueling the US opioid epidemic hinges in part on a thorny legal question:...
22:32, 06/26/2019

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 found...
00:16, 06/11/2019

Murray Hill doctor pleads guilty in opioid scheme A 72-year-old Manhattan doctor who treated HIV patients pleaded guilty to illegally peddling opioids and other drugs out of his Murray Hill office. Di...
20:16, 05/03/2019

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 ...
02:16, 06/06/2019

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 cardiovas...
01:48, 06/14/2019

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...
23:48, 05/22/2019

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 the...
20:48, 06/04/2019

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 th...
01:48, 06/11/2019

Insys Files for Chapter 11 Days After Settling Opioid Case Specialty-pharmaceutical company Insys Therapeutics filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy with plans to sell its assets, just days after agreeing to pay $22...
14:00, 06/10/2019

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 wa...
23:48, 05/26/2019

Fate of opioid litigation hinges on government 'police power' The fate of thousands of lawsuits seeking to hold drugmakers responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic hinges in part on a thorny legal questio...
16:16, 06/26/2019

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 fa...
19:16, 05/26/2019

McKesson to pay $37 million to resolve West Virginia opioid lawsuit Drug distributor McKesson Corp has agreed to pay $37 million to resolve a lawsuit by the state of West Virginia seeking to hold it responsible for con...
19:32, 05/02/2019

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 opi...
15:48, 05/24/2019

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 deman...
18:32, 05/24/2019

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. Researchers repeated an analysis that sparked excit...
22:16, 06/10/2019

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...
04:48, 06/08/2019

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...
14:48, 06/10/2019

‘SOTC’: U.S. Rep. Barr Sees Urgency In Addressing Opioid Crisis (LEX 18) — U.S. Rep. Andy Barr of Kentucky tells LEX 18’s “State of the Commonwealth” that lawmakers in Washington are working...
17:32, 05/05/2019

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 fa...
21:00, 05/26/2019

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 charg...
12:16, 05/25/2019

Few at risk for opioid overdose get potentially life-saving naloxone (Reuters Health) - A tiny percentage of people at high risk for opioid overdose are getting prescriptions for naloxone, a medication that could potent...
04:16, 05/04/2019

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 claim...
03:00, 06/11/2019

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 a...
19:48, 05/23/2019

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 tha...
01:00, 06/04/2019

FDA proposes tighter opioid rules that would make new drugs less addictive Under the proposal, drugmakers would have to say whether their drug has "any characteristics that would mitigate the risks of overdose, abuse or the d...
19:48, 06/20/2019

Sen. Martha McSally: The opioid crisis hits too close to home for too many The opioid crisis hits close to home for too many Arizonans and Americans. Since 2017, 20,432 Arizonans suffered from an opioid overdose and countless...
08:48, 05/15/2019

The Met museum to reject donations from Sackler family over opioid crisis Move follows similar recent decisions about Sackler philanthropy, including by the Guggenheim museum and the Tate in BritainThe Metropolitan Museum of...
01:48, 05/16/2019

Oklahoma medical examiner testifies in state opioid lawsuit NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma’s medical examiner has provided tragic details of opioid-related deaths during testimony in the state’s laws...
19:48, 06/19/2019

Oklahoma judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement An Oklahoma judge on Monday approved a revised $85 million settlement with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd resolving claims by the state's attorney...
22:32, 06/24/2019

Vermont attorney general sues owners of opioid manufacturer MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan says he’s filed suit against eight members of the family that owns the drug company...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Local Governments Seek Negotiating Power In Opioid Lawsuit COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Lawyers are asking a federal judge overseeing hundreds of lawsuits filed against manufacturers and distributors of opioid ...
02:32, 06/16/2019

'We had no idea': overdose victim's dad testifies in J&J Oklahoma opioid trial The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose provided emotional testimony about the U.S. opioid epidemic's personal cost on ...
21:00, 05/29/2019

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 t...
02:16, 05/03/2019

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 e...
19:00, 05/29/2019

Jurors to resume lengthy deliberations in opioid bribes case Jurors will head back to court to continue deliberating in the case against a wealthy drug company founder accused of directing a scheme to bribe doct...
19:16, 04/28/2019

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 ...
13:00, 05/29/2019

Warren unveils $100 billion plan to tackle opioid crisis Presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants to spend $100 billion over 10 years to help states and territories hard hit by the opioid epidemic....
17:48, 05/08/2019

Small communities grapple with ‘huge challenge’ of opioid crisis Small communities in Canada have hospitalization rates for opioid poisonings more than double those in the country's largest cities, according to 2017...
13:48, 05/14/2019

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 foun...
07:16, 05/22/2019

Ex-doctor in Texas sentenced to 20 years in prison over opioid deaths Howard Gregg Diamond, a Texas doctor who wrote unnecessary prescriptions for powerful drugs that contributed to the overdose deaths of at least seven ...
04:32, 05/10/2019

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 ...
03:00, 05/25/2019

Opioid overdose deaths decline when pharmacists can dispense naloxone (Reuters Health) - In states where pharmacists were allowed to sell the potentially lifesaving opioid antidote naloxone without a prescription, fewer ...
01:48, 05/10/2019

Met to reject gifts from Sacklers amid fury over opioid crisis The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced Wednesday that it would no longer accept gifts from the Sackler family, principal owners of the drugmaker beh...
04:16, 05/16/2019

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 t...
19:48, 05/28/2019

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 pitch...
22:00, 06/14/2019

NIH-funded studies aim to lower opioid deaths by 40 percent in 3 years The National Institute of Drug Abuse will give more than $350 million to support local opioid recovery, prevention and treatment in four states around...
19:00, 04/28/2019

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 re...
12:48, 06/07/2019

As opioid crisis rages on, Justin Trudeau resists pressure to decriminalize Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has refused to pursue decriminalization, even though he's faced pressure from grassroots Liberal party members and his o...
21:48, 05/04/2019

Bribes and lapdances: Drug firm founder guilty in opioid case The founder of a multi-billion dollar drug company has been convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe its highly addictive fentanyl spray to patients ...
11:00, 05/03/2019

Founder, execs of drug company guilty in conspiracy that fed opioid crisis The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc on Thursday became the highest-ranking pharmaceutical executive to be convicted in a case tied to the U.S. opioi...
01:00, 05/03/2019

Pennyslvania sues maker of OxyContin, 'jet fuel' of America's opioid crisis Lawsuit is the first against Purdue Pharma to allege in detail a prolific and calculated scheme of pushing drugs on prescribers Dr Jeffrey Bado receiv...
06:48, 05/15/2019

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 ...
22:48, 06/06/2019

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 Wednesd...
22:32, 05/29/2019

Judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement with state of Oklahoma Teva had reached an agreement with the state of Oklahoma last month, just two days before the drugmaker was set to face a trial alongside Johnson & Jo...
03:48, 06/25/2019

Two-thirds of Americans blame drug companies for opioid crisis, new poll says About two-thirds of Americans believe drug companies are to blame for the opioid crisis, although nearly as many hold drug users themselves responsibl...
00:16, 04/29/2019

FDA Is Going After Kratom, Warning Companies to Stop Selling It for Opioid Addiction and Cancer The Food and Drug Administration is still pressing down hard on kratom—the plant treatment that adherents say has helped them manage their opioid addi...
04:32, 06/27/2019

Court rules in favor of woman seeking opioid meds in jail PORTLAND, Maine — A federal appeals court has affirmed a judge’s order requiring a jail to provide medication to a woman to keep her opioid addiction ...
01:32, 05/03/2019

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 ...
17:32, 06/07/2019

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, plan...
21:00, 05/29/2019

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 unla...
04:32, 06/07/2019

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 e...
18:32, 05/29/2019

Drug company founder, 4 other former executives guilty in opioid kickback scheme The founder of Arizona-based drug company Insys Therapeutics and four other former executives were convicted Wednesday of conspiring to pay doctors br...
22:48, 05/02/2019

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 con...
02:00, 05/24/2019

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, th...
23:48, 05/28/2019

Opioid use booming as tramadol crisis emerges in Africa - U.N. drug report Synthetic opioid use is booming, the United Nations said on Wednesday in a worldwide drug report that showed deaths in the United States from overdose...
02:32, 06/26/2019

FDA warns companies against claiming an herbal drug can cure opioid addiction The Food and Drug Administration recently issued warnings to two businesses that are illegally marketing and making "unproven" claims that their produ...
22:32, 06/25/2019

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 doctor...
16:32, 06/13/2019

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...
14:32, 05/23/2019

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 brainwashi...
19:32, 05/28/2019

Elizabeth Warren to Unveil $100 Billion Plan to Fight the Opioid Crisis Sen. Elizabeth Warren will unveil a ten-year, $100 billion plan aimed at curbing the abuse of extremely addictive opioid drugs such as oxycodone, hydr...
14:48, 05/08/2019

FDA warns companies selling kratom products on opioid addiction claims The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued warning letters on Tuesday to two privately held companies for illegally selling unapproved, misbranded d...
02:32, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. cities propose framework for nationwide opioid settlement talks Lawyers for counties and municipalities suing drug manufacturers and distributors over their alleged roles in the U.S. opioid epidemic on Friday pitch...
22:32, 06/14/2019

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 hi...
15:48, 06/11/2019

Drugmaker Insys shares tank after saying opioid lawsuits may force it into bankruptcy Insys Therapeutics shares tanked Monday after the company said it may have to file for bankruptcy because it can't afford legal costs related to ...
18:16, 05/13/2019

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 co...
02:16, 05/23/2019

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 faci...
00:32, 06/06/2019

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’...
02:48, 05/27/2019

Opioid maker Insys Therapeutics files Chapter 11 bankruptcy after corruption charges Pharmaceutical company Insys Therapeutics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday less than a week after pleading guilty to fraud charges. ...
18:32, 06/10/2019

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’...
01:00, 06/16/2019

Drug Firm Founder, Executives Convicted Guilty In Opioid Bribery Scheme The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc became the highest-ranking pharmaceutical executive to be convicted in a case tied to the US opioid crisis, when...
10:00, 05/03/2019

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 mult...
23:32, 05/10/2019

Metropolitan Museum of Art to reject funding from Sackler family over links to opioid crisis The Sackler name is emblazoned on the walls at some of the world’s great museums, such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which has become the latest ...
04:16, 05/16/2019

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 manufac...
02:32, 06/12/2019

For First Time, Pharmaceutical Distributor Faces Federal Criminal Charges Over Opioid Crisis The charges against the wholesaler, Rochester Drug Cooperative, and two of its former executives marked a new tactic for prosecutors in tackling the e...
19:00, 04/28/2019

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 pati...
01:16, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 5-Founder, execs of drug company guilty in conspiracy that fed opioid crisis The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc on Thursday became the highest-ranking drugmaker executive convicted in a case tied to the U.S. opioid crisis, w...
23:16, 05/02/2019

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 patient...
22:00, 06/05/2019

Colombine shooting survivor found dead, family cites opioid addiction A survivor of the 1999 Colombine shooting was found dead in his Colorado home at 37, local media reported Saturday. Austin Eubanks had struggled with ...
16:32, 05/19/2019

Billionaire founder of opioid firm guilty of bribing doctors to prescribe drug John Kapoor, 75, also guilty of defrauding insurance companiesProsecutors say fentanyl drug Subsys fuelled opioid epidemicThe head of a leading drug m...
22:48, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 3-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 Wednesd...
23:00, 05/29/2019

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 Stanfor...
23:16, 06/10/2019

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...
17:48, 05/28/2019

Presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren unveils $100 billion plan to combat the opioid epidemic Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren and House Oversight Committee chairman Rep. Elijah Cummings on Wednesday unveiled a $100 billion...
17:48, 05/08/2019

Elizabeth Warren, Unveiling Opioid Plan, Says She Will Give Sackler Family’s Donations to Charity Ms. Warren, a Democratic presidential candidate, also called on Harvard University to remove the pharmaceutical family’s name from its campus building...
01:48, 05/09/2019

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, th...
04:32, 05/29/2019

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 ...
16:48, 06/03/2019

US briefing: Ending Aids, Jared's Middle East plan and opioid boss guilty Friday’s top story: landmark study finds antiretroviral drugs prevent HIV transmission. Plus, how our news habits are harming our mental health – and ...
13:00, 05/03/2019

AI could boost GDP by millions Artificial intelligence (AI) could provide a 22 percent boost to the UK's GDP by 2030 according to new research from McKinsey and Quantumblack.Th...
20:16, 06/10/2019

World Health Organization removes guidelines downplaying opioid addiction risk after criticism from US legislators The World Health Organization will discontinue two publications providing guidelines for prescribing opioids in response to accusations from U.S. lawm...
00:00, 06/21/2019

Hope in the drug crisis: New data show prescription opioid use fell at a historic rate last year Prescription opioid use in the U.S. was down 17% in 2018, marking the single largest annual decline ever recorded, said research firm IQVIA Institute ...
14:16, 05/09/2019

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...
19:32, 05/26/2019

Why cloud can be the boost your business needs McAfee has released a special edition of its Cloud and Risk Adoption Report revealing that 87 percent of companies experience business acceleration fr...
03:48, 06/20/2019

Telemedicine gets a boost with new study A new study provides ammunition for members of Congress who hope to expand health coverage, both private and public, to cover telemedicine, remote hea...
09:48, 06/07/2019

Best 10 foods to boost metabolism Chili peppers, protein sources, and green vegetables are among the best foods for boosting metabolism. In this article, we provide a list of the best ...
08:16, 05/22/2019

Exactly how much 'nature time' do we need to boost well-being? Researchers have established that being in nature can boost well-being, but a new study asks exactly how much we need each week to feel the full benef...
14:32, 06/17/2019

What Amazon Might Want With Boost Mobile Sprint and T-Mobile have agreed to spin off Boost Mobile to win approval of their planned merger. A report says e-commerce giant Amazon is interested....
16:00, 06/01/2019

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...
16:00, 05/28/2019

| Chippa get relegation boost with Polokwane win Chippa United gave their survival hopes a boost as they beat an in-form Polokwane City 3-1 on Saturday afternoon at the Pietersburg Stadium in Polokwa...
19:16, 05/04/2019

Facebook to Boost Consumer Advertising Facebook may more than double its global advertising spending as it aims to rebuild trust after a series of privacy missteps and other controversies d...
14:32, 06/14/2019

Boost your retirement income with these key moves The more money you have in retirement, the more freedom and flexibility you'll enjoy. Here are a few strategic moves to boost retirement income....
19:32, 06/05/2019

U.S. Government Urged to Boost Technology R&D The federal government needs to do more to support the development of innovative technology as U.S. productivity falls and foreign tech hubs gain clou...
10:32, 05/23/2019

You might not believe how much money Boost Mobile could be sold for The $26.5 billion merger of T-Mobile and Sprint still requires approval from the Justice Department. About a week and a half ago, FCC Chairman Ajit Pa...
03:16, 05/30/2019

Could exercise boost well-being among psychiatric inpatients? A recent study investigates whether physical activity can improve well-being and reduce symptoms in the population of an inpatient psychiatric unit....
17:32, 05/23/2019

Shell eyes dividend boost after 2020 Royal Dutch Shell on Tuesday said it expects to increase its dividend payouts to shareholders once it completes a $25 billion share buyback by the end...
10:32, 06/04/2019

FTC Wants Facebook Board to Boost Privacy Oversight The Federal Trade Commission is pushing Facebook Inc. to accept significant changes to its corporate governance as part of a settlement of user privac...
18:16, 05/02/2019

Synagogue got money to boost security just before attack A gunman fired his semi-automatic rifle at Jewish worshippers after walking through a Southern California synagogue's front entrance — a spot that rel...
01:16, 05/03/2019

Sephora gives mega boost to micro brands Beauty giant Sephora is giving prime-time exposure to a handful of indie cosmetics brands that have never appeared on retail shelves. The new initiati...
04:32, 05/25/2019

The Londoner: Gavin's got the gab to boost Boris Garrulous Gavin Williamson operating as Boris Johnson's campaign schmoozer / The curious case of Kwamei Kwei-Armah's keys / Tom Watson's verve for ver...
13:32, 06/18/2019

U.S. Consumers Boost Spending Despite Trade Tensions American shoppers ramped up their spending in May, providing critical fuel for the U.S. economy’s continued expansion despite trade tensions and slowi...
23:48, 06/14/2019

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

Facebook to Boost Ad Spending as It Tries to Restore Reputation Facebook may more than double its global advertising spending as it aims to rebuild trust after a series of privacy missteps and other controversies d...
18:32, 06/14/2019

Passwordless web gets a boost from Windows Hello FIDO2 certification Microsoft‘s attempt to kill the password is going ahead with full steam. The company has announced that Windows Hello, the passwordless authentication...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Ferrari dismiss speculation about aerodynamic boost "Ferrari have poured cold water on speculation they have discovered an aerodynamic mapping error that has cost them precious lap time in the battle wi...
13:32, 06/22/2019

Kirby eyes World Cup win for equal pay boost "Chelsea forward Fran Kirby has stressed the importance of success in France for the Lionesses, in order to gain parity in pay with the men\u0027s tea...
12:48, 05/25/2019

Muted Inflation Data Provides Further Boost to Treasurys Yields on short-term U.S. government bonds fell Wednesday after another set of tame inflation data bolstered investors’ expectations that the Federal ...
21:32, 06/12/2019

T-Mobile's deal for Sprint gets big boost from FCC commission T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of rival Sprint Corp appeared to win the support of a majority of the Federal Communications Commission on ...
04:00, 05/21/2019

T-Mobile's deal for Sprint gets big boost from FCC chief T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of rival Sprint Corp won the support of the head of the Federal Communications Commission on Monday, in a bi...
22:16, 05/20/2019

Iran threatens to boost uranium enrichment Iran has threatened to resume higher enrichment of uranium in 60 days if world powers fail to negotiate new terms for its 2015 nuclear deal a year aft...
03:48, 05/09/2019

Bacteria found in gut might help boost physical performance Scientists say certain species are more abundant in marathon runners after raceFrom go-faster stripes to energy gels, athletes have long sought ways t...
02:00, 06/25/2019

Johnson gets boost in race for UK PM's job as former rival backs him Boris Johnson got a boost in his bid to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday when one of his former rivals backed him and said he was ...
13:16, 06/17/2019

European Voters Look Set to Boost Skeptics' Power Voters in the European Union are expected to shake up the political establishment in elections for the bloc’s parliament Sunday, ushering in a period ...
14:00, 05/26/2019

Philippines' Midterm Election Looks Likely to Boost Duterte Filipinos voted in midterm elections that polls suggest could strengthen President Rodrigo Duterte’s support and his plans to reintroduce the death pe...
12:48, 05/13/2019

Poll boost for Johnson - but he won't turn up to TV debate Boris Johnson's runaway Tory leadership bandwagon is gathering more pace with a surge in support in two opinion polls and a new high-profile backer, E...
07:00, 06/16/2019

Philippines midterm elections likely to boost Duterte Voters are expected to pick candidates who will help President Rodrigo Duterte advance his agenda, including a bloody and controversial war on drugs t...
15:48, 05/13/2019

To boost sedans, automakers use key feature from SUVs The latest entrants to the all-wheel stable include the Mazda6, Nissan Altima and Toyota Prius. As sales of crossovers, SUVs and pickups grow, automak...
15:16, 05/10/2019

Would you use a red key to boost your Dodge Challenger or Charger to over 700 horsepower? Thousands of drivers have taken home red keys to their Dodge Challengers and Chargers that unleash more than 700 horsepower.     ...
15:16, 05/01/2019

Boris Johnson gets boost in race to become Britain's new PM Boris Johnson got a boost in his campaign to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday when one of his former rivals and EU supporter Matt ...
15:32, 06/17/2019

Johnson gets new boost in race to become UK prime minister Boris Johnson got a fresh boost in the race to become Britain's prime minister on Tuesday when a another former rival in the race backed him to lead t...
15:16, 06/18/2019

Smart lights of the future are coming to help boost your Wi-Fi One day in the not-too-distant future you could be connecting to the web via your lighting fixtures rather than your router – potentially exten...
12:16, 06/21/2019

Man’s $10K quest to find mom a mate gets an online dating boost Some dating app users can cash in on swiping right. An Upper East Side man — who recently offered a $10,000 reward to whoever can find his mother a ma...
17:48, 06/18/2019

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

UPDATE 4-T-Mobile's deal for Sprint gets big boost from FCC chief T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of rival Sprint Corp won the support of the head of the Federal Communications Commission on Monday, in a bi...
20:16, 05/20/2019

Merck's first-quarter profit beats on Keytruda boost Merck & Co Inc reported a higher-than-expected first-quarter profit on Tuesday and raised its earnings and sales forecasts for the year, thanks to sur...
14:32, 04/30/2019

Johnson gets further boost in race to become British prime minister Boris Johnson got a further boost in his campaign to become Britain's prime minister on Tuesday when a second former rival in the race backed him to l...
11:16, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 6-T-Mobile's deal for Sprint gets big boost from FCC chief T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of rival Sprint Corp won the support of the head of the Federal Communications Commission on Monday, in a si...
23:48, 05/20/2019

Dish was against the T-Mobile and Sprint merger, now it wants to buy Boost and Metro The satellite TV honchos from Dish have been at the forefront of the T-Mobile and Sprint merger opposition, as they have expressed their suspicions ab...
15:00, 06/17/2019

U.S. Democrats to press Trump on paying for infrastructure boost Democrats in Congress will press U.S. President Donald Trump at a White House meeting on Wednesday for details on how to pay for a massive boost in U....
13:00, 05/22/2019

Europe just gave the dollar a boost. Here's why Trump hates it Europe signaled Tuesday that it could return to printing money to boost its flagging economy, a potential reversal of policy that drew an immediate re...
19:00, 06/18/2019

US blacklisting Huawei could boost Samsung and Apple, top analyst says Samsung and Apple could benefit in the smartphone market after the United States put Huawei on a blacklist that effectively bans U.S. firms from doing...
01:48, 06/02/2019

Raptors hope for home boost vs. Bucks in Game 3 The Milwaukee Bucks held service at home and won the first two games of the best-of-seven Eastern Conference finals, so now the Raptors must reciproca...
18:48, 05/18/2019

How Facebook plans to boost augmented reality with Spark AR More than a billion people have interacted with Facebook's Spark AR augmented reality platform. But that might mean that we've all had cat faces put o...
01:48, 05/12/2019

Reuters: Amazon wants to buy Boost after the T-Mobile-Sprint merger Amazon seems to be interested in operating its own cellular network, a report claims, as the giant retailer is looking at a potential Boost purchase. ...
16:00, 05/31/2019

European NATO members to boost spending this year The European members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization will increase defense spending for the fourth consecutive year amid calls by President ...
21:48, 06/25/2019

Latest US sanctions against Iran boost gold price The latest round of US sanctions on Iran has seen the gold price surge even further. Central banks in quite a number of emerging countries are hoardin...
16:48, 06/25/2019

Amazon is reportedly interested in buying Boost Mobile T-Mobile and Sprint said earlier this month that the combined company would sell Sprint's pre-paid Boost Mobile unit as part of some conditions it agr...
05:16, 05/31/2019

Regulators approve shot to boost women’s sex drive Federal regulators approved a medication Friday to boost low sex drive for women that comes in the form of a shot to the thigh or abdomen. The approva...
01:00, 06/25/2019

Cuba legalizes private Wi-Fi networks in bid to boost connectivity Cuba announced on Wednesday it would legalize private Wi-Fi networks to access the internet and connect computers, as well as allow imports of equipme...
02:32, 05/30/2019

Boost to the economy from no-deal Brexit stockpiling of drugs The British economy was given a short-term, pre-Brexit boost at the start of the year as factories ramped up production ahead of a possible crash out ...
14:32, 05/10/2019

Alibaba beats revenue expectations on cloud boost Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd beat fourth-quarter revenue forecasts on Wednesday, thanks to growth in its core business and its d...
16:48, 05/15/2019

Ultra-Quantum Matter research gets $8 million boost MIT professors Senthil Todadri and Xiao-Gang Wen are members of the newly established Simons Collaboration on Ultra-Quantum Matter. The effort, funded...
23:32, 05/29/2019

New 2021 Mercedes EQB SUV to boost brand's electric line-up News 21 Jun, 2019 The all-new Mercedes EQB electric crossover will share its platform and boxy looks with the GLB when it officially lau...
17:00, 06/21/2019

Good news from China could boost materials shares Even as the lift from optimism over prospects for U.S.-China trade detente shows signs of wearing off for the wider U.S. stock market, upbeat sentimen...
22:16, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 2-Restaurant Brands to boost outlets by 54% in 8-10 years Restaurant Brands International Inc said on Wednesday it plans to expand all three of its brands to more than 40,000 restaurants globally, a 54% jump,...
21:48, 05/15/2019

Oil shippers boost security after mysterious attacks in Gulf DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A series of attacks on oil tankers near the Persian Gulf has ratcheted up tensions between the U.S. and Iran — and ...
10:32, 06/20/2019

Mets’ rotation about to get a boost with return of Steven Matz WASHINGTON — The Mets are getting a rotation boost. Steven Matz is scheduled to return from the injured list Saturday, giving the team 80 percent of i...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Phantom Yields Boost JPMorgan EMBI Indexes JPMorgan Chase’s widely tracked emerging-market bond indexes have overstated yields for the past 18 months, boosting their allure to investors hungry ...
13:48, 06/01/2019

Phillies vs. Royals: Philadelphia gets back-end of rotation boost Dr. de Blasio to the conference room, stat! Calling a press conference at Lincoln Hospital, Mayor de Blasio introduced his “care card” entitling illeg...
21:16, 05/11/2019

The best free PC optimization software 2019: boost your PC's performance Free PC optimization software can't solve obsolescence – if your computer is struggling to meet the system requirements for your OS or app...
15:48, 05/21/2019

Mats Zuccarello’s Stars emergence could be Rangers boost Mats Zuccarello is giving his current team a major boost, and he’s on the verge of doing the same for his old team, too. The former Rangers wing...
20:32, 05/07/2019

New Texas law expected to boost Buffett's dealership group Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed legislation this week that should end years of regulatory uncertainty for Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Automotive...
09:00, 06/06/2019

Shell plans to boost returns and become a force in power Royal Dutch Shell outlined plans on Tuesday to boost shareholder returns after 2020, while also increasing spending on oil, gas and power, as it capit...
15:16, 06/04/2019

Warren says the Green New Deal needs a $2T innovation boost to work Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren floated a $2 trillion climate innovation plan Tuesday, parts of which sound a lot like Republican tal...
17:48, 06/04/2019

| Lions tour: Juniors to boost Bok selection stocks? Widespread talent on display from the Junior Boks at present bodes well for possible young infusions to the Test side for the keynote 2021 Lions visit...
22:16, 06/13/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher on energy boost Gains in the energy sector pushed Canada's main stock index higher on Thursday after crude prices jumped more than 4% following a suspected tanker att...
16:00, 06/13/2019

Occidental says its only option was to boost cash piece of Anadarko bid Occidental Petroleum Corp said on Monday its latest bid to take over Anadarko Petroleum Corp was designed to make sure Anadarko's board considers its ...
21:32, 05/06/2019

China deploys Confucius in bid to boost religion controls BEIJING (AP) — China is running five-day Confucian culture immersion courses for religious leaders in the sage’s hometown as part of a campaign ...
07:00, 05/28/2019

GM investing $150M to boost HD pickup output in Mich. GM said the investment in the Flint, Mich., plant will "enhance the plant's conveyors and other tooling to increase production capacity." The work is ...
02:32, 06/13/2019

Spain's Socialists win EU, local ballots in boost for Sanchez Pedro Sanchez's Socialists on Sunday won their second set of elections in a month, boosting their ambition to form a government at home in Spain and t...
01:32, 05/27/2019

Steny Hoyer faces storm over congressional pay boost House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer led the charge this week for the first pay raise for members of Congress in a decade. But now he’s paying for it.The...
09:00, 06/12/2019

Poland to announce deal on U.S. military boost: president Poland will unveil a deal with Washington this week to bolster the U.S. military presence there, expecting more troops, command and logistics capabili...
20:48, 06/10/2019

STS Media gears up to bid for Boost Mobile with sale of FreedomPop Prepaid wireless provider STS Media said on Friday it has agreed to sell its FreedomPop brand to Red Pocket Mobile, as STS readies itself to place a b...
13:00, 06/07/2019

Finland's coalition parties agree spending boost The five Finnish parties in talks to form a new government plan to increase public spending by 1.2 billion euros over four years, Finland's likely nex...
18:16, 05/28/2019

Shell eyes dividend and spending boost after 2020 Royal Dutch Shell on Tuesday outlined plans to increase spending and dividends after 2020 in a show of confidence by the energy company despite an unc...
13:16, 06/04/2019

China issues 5G licenses in timely boost for Huawei China granted 5G licenses to the country's three major telecom operators and China Broadcasting Network Corp on Thursday, giving the go-ahead for full...
09:48, 06/06/2019

Boost in exports will lead economy out of the recession, says OECD The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is optimistic for the recovery of the Argentine economy, hinging on an increase in ex...
06:00, 05/22/2019

Moldova's new PM vows to boost EU ties, bring justice Moldova's new prime minister says her government's priority is to advance relations with the European Union and bring to justice all those responsible...
16:32, 06/15/2019

Moldova’s new PM vows to boost EU ties, bring justice CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Moldova’s new prime minister says her government’s priority is to advance relations with the European Union and b...
15:16, 06/15/2019

These Social Security tricks could boost your benefits for life If you expect to be dependent on Social Security benefits when you retire, you'll need to be smart about claiming them.     ...
16:32, 06/07/2019

Government May Reduce Oil Cess To Boost Production: Report The Finance Ministry had revised the oil cess in the Union Budget 2016-17, shifting it from the specific charge of Rs 4,500 per tonne of crude to an a...
00:32, 06/12/2019

| Struggling Bulls get Vermeulen injury news boost Bulls No 8 Duane Vermeulen has given the team's fans a welcome boost by confirming the injury he suffered against the Brumbies in Canberra is not seri...
11:16, 05/26/2019

Drugs That Boost Our Circadian Rhythms Could Save Our Lives Almost all of the cellular functions in your body run on a 24-hour schedule. Keep that clock regular, and you could stay healthier, and maybe even liv...
19:16, 05/28/2019

DeMarcus Cousins’ Finals return more than a Warriors boost OAKLAND, Calif. — Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins has emerged just in time for his stock to skyrocket before NBA free agency begins June 30. Cousins’...
13:00, 06/04/2019

Quebec provincial leader aims to boost use of hydroelectric power François Legault, premier of Canada's hydroelectricity-reliant Quebec province, on Sunday said he would present a sweeping plan to electrify public tr...
23:48, 05/26/2019

Scottish Cup win would boost job security of Lennon or Levein | Ewan Murray Celtic and Hearts meet in the Hampden final for the first time since 1956 and victory would help quieten the doubters on the respective sidesIt is a q...
15:32, 05/24/2019

Philippines midterm elections boost Rodrigo Duterte's power Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's allies appear to have scored sweeping victories in the country's midterm elections. The results signal broad pu...
16:00, 05/14/2019

Ivorian cocoa farmers hope for more rain to boost mid-crop Ivory Coast's cocoa mid-crop could be reduced in quality and length if abundant rain fails to arrive this month, farmers said on Monday, as cocoa regi...
19:00, 05/13/2019

Japan provides free preschool, daycare in bid to boost birth rate Japan enacted a new law Friday that allows all children to attend preschool at no cost -- part of a strategy by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to boost the...
18:48, 05/10/2019

Germany mulls fines to boost measles vaccination rates BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s health minister is proposing fines for parents of school-age children who haven’t been vaccinated for measles. Min...
17:32, 05/05/2019

FedEx aims to boost service, profit more from online shopping FedEx Corp said on Thursday it will begin offering Sunday residential delivery and handoff fewer e-commerce packages to the U.S. Postal Service, as it...
03:00, 05/31/2019

Boost Mobile informs customers about a data breach -- two months ago Sprint-owned virtual mobile network operator Boost Mobile quietly informed customers that it suffered a data breach that allowed hackers to access som...
09:32, 05/14/2019

Coronation this weekend will boost Thai king's regal power After a more than a decade of political strife, including a military coup and a contentious election less than two months ago, the people of Thailand ...
13:48, 05/04/2019

Watching superhero films can boost confidence and reduce anxiety Watching “Avengers: Endgame” could be good for you. It and other superhero flicks aren’t just great entertainment: They can also help you conquer your...
12:32, 05/05/2019

Exercise May Help Teens Sleep Longer, Better: Eat These Foods To Boost Stamina According to a recent study, published in Scientific Reports journal, workout and exercise not only helps in promoting endurance and strength, but may...
00:00, 05/24/2019

Biden education plan would boost teacher pay, ban assault weapons Former Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Tuesday released an education plan aimed at boos...
23:48, 05/28/2019

Biden education plan would boost U.S. teacher pay, ban assault weapons Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Tuesday released an education plan aimed at...
01:00, 05/29/2019

Allergan CEO says company is urgently looking at all options to boost share price Allergan Plc Chief Executive Brent Saunders said on Tuesday that he and the board of directors were looking with a sense of urgency at all options to ...
18:32, 05/07/2019

Hungary’s Far-Right Government Has Been Getting a Boost from President Trump Ahead of E.U. Elections For months, the European Union’s leaders have waged a fierce battle against Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. They have accuse...
12:48, 05/22/2019

Remote Indian reservation near the Grand Canyon gets broadband boost Rural Americans are often overlooked in terms of technological innovations. They will be among the last to receive faster 5G cell phone coverage, even...
00:00, 05/23/2019

McDonald's CEO says he needs to know adding a vegan burger will boost traffic to restaurants McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook said that the fast food chain is trying to figure out if adding a vegan burger will drive sales enough to make u...
16:00, 05/29/2019

Sinclair shares soar after company says RSN acquisition will boost revenue Shares of Sinclair Broadcast Group soared 35% after the conservative-leaning TV station group said the 21 regional sports networks it’s acquiring from...
05:32, 05/07/2019

Voracious pest threatens China's crops and could boost need for imports A crop-eating pest first detected in China about five months ago is spreading rapidly and could hurt production of key crops critical to the populous ...
22:32, 05/08/2019

McLaren needed Monaco GP F1 boost after Indy 500 qualifying failure McLaren Formula 1 team CEO Zak Brown says a strong Monaco Grand Prix boosted the squad after the disappointment of Fernando Alonso failing to qualify ...
19:48, 05/29/2019

Japan, China agree to boost relations ahead of Xi visit TOKYO (AP) — Japan and China have agreed to boost their relations ahead of a planned visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Japan in June, his first...
13:32, 05/17/2019

Selkirk Recreational Complex sees sunny power boost The City of Selkirk is using the sun's rays to power its Recreational Complex. Solar panels were mounted on the south facing roof for maximum exposure...
18:48, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Occidental says its only option was to boost cash piece of Anadarko bid Occidental Petroleum Corp said on Monday its latest bid to take over Anadarko Petroleum Corp was designed to make sure Anadarko's board considers its ...
19:16, 05/06/2019

Galaxy S11 may slap Moore's Law with new ARM Cortex-A77 processor and a gaming boost Pity Huawei that can't use ARM's mobile chip architecture until further notice, as the British chip-drawing bureau just announced its new Cortex-A77 p...
15:00, 05/27/2019

Coronation this weekend will boost Thai king’s regal power BANGKOK (AP) — After a more than a decade of political strife, including a military coup and a contentious election less than two months ago, the peop...
04:00, 05/04/2019

If you lose a body part, other bits get a sensory boost – thank you, brain When you wake up in the middle of the night in total darkness, it can feel as if you have auditory superpowers. Suddenly, you can hear floorboards cre...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Moderate Dems look to break logjam on minimum wage boost A band of Democratic moderates in the House is working to end a standoff with progressives on legislation to boost the minimum wage — potentially reso...
20:32, 05/15/2019

How to boost your Bluetooth signal to cover your entire home or office Bluetooth is a great technology for connecting together devices, but it has one limitation – range. But you can fix that! Here's how to spread a Bluet...
10:32, 05/06/2019

BP faces climate protests at investor meeting, Shell gets boost Activists disrupted BP's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday shouting "this is a crime scene" in the latest climate protest against the oil and gas ...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Boost for Boeing as BA owner backs grounded jet with 200-plane order Boeing won a major vote of confidence at the Paris Airshow on Tuesday as British Airways owner IAG signed a letter of intent to buy 200 of its 737 MAX...
23:00, 06/18/2019

European Tour hires Scudamore to boost Ryder Cup revenue The European Tour has hired former Premier League executive chairman Richard Scudamore to help boost revenue from the Ryder Cup, the governing body an...
13:32, 06/20/2019

Four eastern EU states to discuss top jobs, keen to boost their influence The leaders of Poland, Slovakia, Hungary and the Czech Republic will discuss in Budapest on Thursday potential candidates for top jobs in the European...
16:00, 06/12/2019

LiveRamp Buys Data Plus Math to Boost Targeted TV Ad Presence LiveRamp Holdings agreed to buy Data Plus Math for $150 million in cash and stock, a deal that will give the platform firepower to help advertisers bu...
16:16, 06/24/2019

Iran will violate nuclear deal, boost uranium stockpile TEHRAN, Iran — A spokesman for Iran’s atomic agency says the country will break the uranium stockpile limit set by Tehran’s nuclear deal w...
12:16, 06/17/2019

Health officials approve drug to boost sex drive in women WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. health regulators have approved a prescription drug to boost sex drive in women. The Food and Drug Administration OK̵...
04:48, 06/23/2019

Motor racing: Ferrari dismiss speculation about aerodynamic boost Ferrari have poured cold water on speculation they have discovered an aerodynamic mapping error that has cost them precious lap time in the battle wit...
15:48, 06/22/2019

The North Face gamed Wikipedia to boost Google searches Apparel giant The North Face apparently resorted to some less-than-scrupulous tactics to ensure its gear stood out in search results. The Wikimedia F...
04:16, 06/03/2019

Glamour-challenged Midtown corridor gets boost with McCann deal In a big shot in the arm for a glamour-challenged Midtown corridor, Interpublic Group (IPG) just signed a huge lease renewal for its flagship agency M...
09:16, 06/04/2019

LinkedIn jobs boost caps record FDI period for Ireland Microsoft's LinkedIn on Thursday said it would add 800 new roles to its European headquarters in Dublin, the latest major jobs announcement that cappe...
20:32, 06/20/2019

How Mega Millions and Powerball changed the rules to boost their jackpots America's lottery system goes back a long time — further back than the country itself. Today, state-run lotteries contribute millions to state bu...
11:32, 06/06/2019

Debunking brain-health myths: How to really boost mental power “Mindfulness”? “Transcendental meditation”? For Rahul Jandial, a board-certified brain surgeon and neuroscientist, those are just terms for meditative...
04:16, 06/18/2019

Volkswagen aims to boost in-house software development to 60% by 2025 Volkswagen said on Tuesday it would put 5,000 digital experts into a new unit called "Car.Software" by 2025 as the German carmaker aims to develop at ...
10:32, 06/18/2019

Uzbekistan looks to boost local capital markets after eurobond success Lifting restrictions on foreign investors and encouraging local corporate bond issuance top list of priorities for head of new capital markets agency....
23:16, 04/28/2019

Africa: Safaricom’s new overdraft facility ‘will boost revenues’ for M-Pesa Launched in January, Fuliza has already attracted more than four million customers, and Bob Collymore, CEO of Safaricom, hopes the product will reach ...
23:16, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-STS Media gears up to bid for Boost Mobile with sale of FreedomPop Prepaid wireless provider STS Media said on Friday it has agreed to sell its FreedomPop brand to Red Pocket Mobile, as STS readies itself to place a b...
21:16, 06/07/2019

G-20 finance chiefs mull ‘fair tax’ reforms to boost growth FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — Finance chiefs of the Group of 20 major economies meeting in the Japanese city of Fukuoka are debating how to revise tax systems...
04:16, 06/08/2019

This AI tool is translating 2,000 African languages in a bid to boost local economies A digital platform called OBTranslate that aims to translate more than 2,000 African languages to enable rural dwellers to gain easy access to global ...
13:00, 06/01/2019

Canada backs startup to boost data on space debris The Canadian government's contracting arm is backing a proposed new satellite system that will use big data analytics to provide commercially availabl...
18:32, 06/16/2019

Need To Boost Private Sector Participation In Affordable Housing, Say Experts Budget 2019 expectation: Credit ratings agency CARE Ratings said, in a report listing its expectations from the Budget 2019-20 dated June 25, it expec...
01:48, 06/26/2019

Finland's coalition parties agree spending boost: media The five Finnish parties in talks to form a new government plan to increase public spending by 1.2 billion euros over four years, Finland's largest da...
15:16, 05/28/2019

Italy's Edison buys EDF assets to boost green credentials Italy's Edison has agreed to buy green energy assets from its French parent company EDF to make it Italy's No. 2 wind player and pave the way for "maj...
04:48, 06/20/2019

Freezing embryos doesn't boost IVF success rate despite common use People are often advised to freeze embryos and delay implantation so the uterus can recover from drugs taken during egg removal, but there may be few ...
18:32, 06/24/2019

Campbell raises profit forecast on snack boost, shares up 10% Campbell Soup raised its profit forecast for the year on Wednesday after its quarterly earnings beat estimates on stronger sales of its growing range ...
18:32, 06/05/2019

Amazon interested in buying Boost from T-Mobile, Sprint: report Amazon.com Inc is interested in buying prepaid cellphone wireless service Boost Mobile from U.S. carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp, two sources...
10:32, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 2-Shell eyes dividend and spending boost after 2020 Royal Dutch Shell on Tuesday outlined plans to increase spending and dividends after 2020 in a show of confidence despite an uncertain outlook for oil...
10:32, 06/04/2019

Buffett investment in Occidental could boost shareholder approval, says analyst Tim Rezvan of Oppenheimer discusses the bidding war between Occidental and Chevron for Anadarko, and how Warren Buffett's involvement could shake...
04:32, 05/01/2019

Struggling Zarco hopes for boost from Pedrosa's KTM MotoGP verdict Johann Zarco says KTM MotoGP test rider Dani Pedrosa's feedback will validate whether his comments about the RC16 so far this season "are wrong or not...
00:00, 06/14/2019

European Tour hires Scudamore to boost Ryder Cup revenue: FT The European Tour has hired former Premier League executive chairman Richard Scudamore to help boost revenue from the Ryder Cup, the Financial Times r...
12:32, 06/20/2019

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...
17:16, 05/28/2019

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 "gree...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Two brothers, hockey players, dead on same day of opioid overdose. ‘It was just a horrible, horrible morning.’ Becky Savage lived a nightmare impossible to imagine. Two of her sons, Nick and Jack, dead in their beds the same morning after trying oxycodone. &#...
19:48, 06/13/2019

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

Overdose victim’s dad to testify in Johnson & Johnson opioid trial The father of a 22-year-old college football star who died of a drug overdose will take the witness stand Wednesday in the landmark trial against John...
15:00, 05/29/2019

Johnson & Johnson faces landmark opioid trial in Oklahoma Drug giant accused of deceptive marketing conspiracyCivil suit says J&J was ‘kingpin’ of public health emergencyOne of the world’s largest drug compan...
15:32, 05/28/2019

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 e...
16:00, 05/28/2019

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...
14:16, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 5-Bernie Sanders urges Walmart to boost 'starvation wages' Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Wednesday told Walmart Inc shareholders and top executives that the world's largest retailer sh...
02:16, 06/06/2019

Sajid Javid and Boris Johnson get a grassroots boost in race to succeed May Sajid Javid and Boris Johnson have improved their ratings among Conservative supporters in the past month in the race to succeed Theresa May, the Stan...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Wendy's higher priced burgers, franchisee fee boost quarterly results Wendy's Co on Wednesday reported quarterly revenue and profit above estimates, as the burger chain was helped by higher royalty fees from franchisees ...
18:48, 05/08/2019

Lawmaker accuses doctor of backing vaccine ‘mandates’ to boost profits A Texas lawmaker and a pro-vaccine doctor got into a Twitter spat on Tuesday when the Republican representative accused the pediatrician of peddling “...
00:16, 05/09/2019

Peloton IPO Plans Boost Prospects for Slew of At-Home Fitness Startups The company, which sells at-home exercise bikes, treadmills and subscriptions to videos of classes, said on Wednesday it has filed confidentially with...
16:00, 06/06/2019

RBI Cuts Rate To Lowest In 9 Years To Boost Growth, Loans May Get Cheaper The Reserve Bank of India's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), led by Governor Shaktikanta Das, on Thursday unanimously lowered key lending rate or repo...
15:32, 06/06/2019

Nestle to boost healthy food products in Brazil, eyes partnerships Nestle SA will increase its natural and organic products in Brazil, its No. 4 market worldwide, as part of a wider Americas plan to cut sugar, sodium ...
17:16, 05/17/2019

Stocks Slip as Middle East Tensions Boost Haven Assets Global stocks fell and investors rushed into bonds, gold and other haven assets as rising tensions in the Middle East added to concerns over growth an...
14:48, 06/14/2019

PM race: Hunt receives major boost amid Brexit and tax rows Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt's bid to be the next Tory leader and prime minister has received a significant boost after he won the backing of two sen...
17:32, 06/10/2019

GM to invest $150 million to boost heavy-duty pickup truck production General Motors Co president Mark Reuss said on Wednesday that the automaker is investing about $150 million at its Flint Assembly plant, Michigan, to ...
21:16, 06/12/2019

Boost Mobile welcomes a new brand into the US with the crazy cheap Wiko Ride The US smartphone market is largely dominated by Apple and Samsung, and although OnePlus has made decent strides of late with T-Mobile in its corner, ...
16:00, 05/21/2019

Ivory Coast rains boost cocoa crop after dry spell: farmers Rainfall increased over most of Ivory Coast's cocoa-growing regions last week, farmers said on Monday, raising hopes for a recovery in growth after th...
19:00, 05/06/2019

Mercedes surprised by Canada cooling change pace boost for Hamilton The Mercedes Formula 1 team admits it would have tried a different Canadian Grand Prix strategy had it known a cooling change would bring so much extr...
02:48, 06/13/2019

Veoneer will sell $500 million of bonds, equity to boost working capital Swedish supplier Veoneer plans to shore up its working capital by $500 million through the sale of bonds and shares, as it waits for a strong order bo...
17:00, 05/21/2019

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

U.S. aid program to use $16 billion to boost farmers, expand markets: USDA's Perdue U.S. President Donald Trump's $16 billion aid program will help boost American farmers hit by the ongoing U.S.-China trade war, including market acces...
14:48, 05/23/2019

Best Buy sees solid second quarter as tech services boost profit margin Best Buy Co Inc forecast second-quarter sales and profit above estimates on Thursday, as more people signed up for the consumer electronics retailer's...
14:48, 05/23/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Tech shares boost Wall St after Huawei reprieve Shares of technology companies helped lift Wall Street on Tuesday after the United States temporarily eased curbs on China's Huawei Technologies Co Lt...
23:00, 05/21/2019