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Short Sellers 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 potential settlements from that litig...

Short Sellers Bet on Opioid Fallout Sinking Drug Stocks

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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street slides as Huawei fallout slams tech stocks U.S. stocks slid on Monday as the White House's restrictions on Chinese telecom equipment company Huawei Technologies Co Ltd weighed on the technology sector and raised concerns that the move would fu...
23:51, 05/20/2019

Wall St. slides as Huawei fallout slams tech stocks U.S. stocks slid on Monday as the White House's restrictions on Chinese telecom equipment company Huawei Technologies Co Ltd weighed on the technology sector and raised concerns that the move would fu...
22:17, 05/20/2019

Global stocks slide as worries about Huawei fallout mount Global equity markets fell on Monday as a U.S. crackdown on China's Huawei Technologies led chipmaker stocks in Europe and on Wall Street to slide on fears of a widening trade war, while the dollar w...
20:51, 05/20/2019

US STOCKS-Futures drop on concerns over spiraling fallout of Huawei crackdown U.S. stock index futures fell on Monday, as fears over the impact on major technology companies from Washington's crackdown on China's Huawei Technologies added to concerns over worsening trade disput...
15:51, 05/20/2019

Wall St. drops as tech stocks tumble on Huawei fallout fears U.S. stocks fell on Monday, as a crackdown on China's Huawei Technologies raised concerns of a bigger impact on chipmakers and added to fears of an escalation in trade war between the two nations....
17:00, 05/20/2019

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 charges that it failed to report thousands of suspiciou...
05:00, 05/25/2019

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 that it failed to report thousands of suspicious o...
23:00, 05/24/2019

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 responsible, a new poll finds....
19:00, 04/28/2019

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 who did not need it....
10:51, 05/03/2019

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 bribes and kickbacks to boost sales of the highly ad...
22:34, 05/02/2019

Founder, execs of drug company guilty in conspiracy that fed opioid crisis The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc on Thursday became the highest-ranking drugmaker executive convicted in a case tied to the U.S. opioid crisis, when he and four colleagues were found guilty of br...
23:34, 05/02/2019

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 manufacturer has been found guilty of bribing docto...
01:51, 05/03/2019

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 he and four colleagues were found guilty of......
05:34, 05/03/2019

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, when he and four colleagues were found guilty of br...
00:00, 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 multiple pharmacies, a practice known as doctor shoppi...
22:17, 05/10/2019

Drug company founder, execs convicted of bribe scheme that fueled U.S. opioid epidemic The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc and four colleagues were found guilty on Thursday of bribing doctors to prescribe the drugmaker's addictive painkiller, helping to drive the U.S. opioid drug abus...
20:51, 05/02/2019

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 for Human Data Science...
14:00, 05/09/2019

Newly Discovered Fallout 76 Secret Hints At Connections To Other Fallout Games New holotapes have led players on a hunt for clues about one of Fallout 76’s most recently-added vaults, and what connection the gamemight have to the rest of the series....
13:34, 05/21/2019

Short European stocks still 'most crowded trade,' BAML survey shows Short positioning on European equities was the "most crowded trade" for the second straight month in April, a survey of fund managers by Bank of America Merrill Lynch found....
20:17, 04/28/2019

Meet The Modder Painstakingly Rebuilding Fallout 76 In Fallout 4 Fallout 76 had a rocky launch, but it’s since established a community that’s making do with what they’ve been given. Still, some of those fans don’t see Fallout 76 as a proper Fallout game, which, for...
08:34, 05/22/2019

Generic Drug Stocks are 'Worst Ever' Falling prices of generic drugs, as well as increased competition for patent-protected medicines, have hammered revenue and profit margins. Investor frustration is boiling over....
16:17, 05/08/2019

10 sinking cities that could soon be underwater Mamunur Rashid/NurPhoto via Getty Images Some major cities are sinking and could become unlivable due to climate change and rising sea levels. Jakarta is sinking up to 6.7 inches per year due to exce...
05:00, 05/04/2019

What Nationals can learn from Yankees if they choose to be sellers In the days leading up to the 2016 trade deadline, Yankees officials believed they were going to deal Aroldis Chapman to the Nationals and Andrew Miller to the Cubs. A proposal that seemed acceptable ...
05:17, 05/16/2019

This Tiny Car Charger Is an Update to One of Our All-Time Best Sellers, and Just $16 Let the past die, or at least plug in this $16 Aukey dual-port charger to bring your car’s lighter socket to 2019. Use the code U6AJHIUX to bring the price down to just $16. This particular plug offer...
22:34, 05/20/2019

FX sinking its teeth into a second season of What We Do In The Shadows FX’s TV adaptation of Taika Watiti’s What We Do In The Shadows has proven itself to be a fresh, hilarious spin on the original film, with Matt Berry, Kayvan Novak, Natasia Demetriou, and Mark Proksch ...
01:17, 05/08/2019

Hackers stole cash from 100 Amazon sellers in 'serious' fraud Amazon and its sellers are now believed to be the victim of a substantial fraud campaign. A newly public legal filing obtained by Bloomberg has revealed that Amazon reported a "serious" campaign that...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Alibaba opens e-commerce platform to sellers outside of China China's e-commerce giant Alibaba is now allowing businesses from a select few other countries to sell goods on its platform. AliExpress, which enabled small and medium-sized companies in China to...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Malta rescues 85 migrants from sinking vessel A total of 85 migrants were rescued from the sinking wooden boat off the coast of Malta. The Mediterranean island has been allowing more migrants on its shores in response to pressure from Italy....
13:51, 05/11/2019

Company says it was told duck boats were OK before sinking BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — An entertainment company that owned a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake last summer is disputing that an independent inspector told it that its vehicles did not comply with a ...
21:00, 05/11/2019

Facebook Marketplace lets sellers ship items across the continental US Facebook will soon let Marketplace sellers ship items anywhere in the continental US, while you'll be able to pay for purchases directly through the platform. As such, sellers who are happy to sh...
22:00, 04/30/2019

Amazon's Mother's Day Kindle Sale Features A Dozen Top Sellers It’s Sunday, which means it’s time for another Kindle ebook sale, and it’s only fitting that today’s is centered around Mother’s Day. Choose from a dozen top-selling books for moms for $5 or less. A f...
20:00, 05/12/2019

Amazon Says It Told Some Sellers It Was Blocking Ads With 'Religious Content' By Mistake Amazon mistakenly told some sellers that it had launched a prohibition on ads with “religious content,” with one seller claiming “serious loss in revenue” and others reporting similar issues on seller...
21:51, 05/11/2019

Beshear Takes Action Against 23 Drug Makers Over Skyrocketing Prescription Drug Prices FRANKFORT, KY. (LEX 18) – On Monday, Attorney General Andy Beshear announced two lawsuits seeking to recover ill-gotten gains from 23 drug manufacturers that skyrocketed the prices of more than 100 pr...
21:34, 05/13/2019

SUVs are hot sellers and that means you'll find sweet deals on sedans SUVs are hot, and that means there are good deals on some terrific cars, like the Honda Accord, Toyota Camry, Ford Focus, VW Jetta and Chevy Malibu.        ...
03:17, 05/06/2019

'One day we'll disappear': Tuvalu's sinking islands | Eleanor Ainge Roy Rising seas are on the verge of swallowing two of the tiny archipelago’s nine islands, and the encroaching waves haunt locals’ dreams On the hottest days, Leitu Frank feels like she can’t breathe any ...
23:51, 05/16/2019

James Cameron salutes ‘Endgame’ for sinking ‘Titanic’ record LOS ANGELES (AP) — Filmmaker James Cameron has no bad blood with the Avengers, even though “Endgame” has eclipsed “Titanic’s” worldwide record and bumped the 1997 blockbu...
21:17, 05/09/2019

Defence minister blames ARA San Juan's sinking on 'lack of training' Oscar Aguad later clarifies remarks after anger from families, saying he didn't blame the crew for the submarine tragedy, in which all 44 officers died....
22:17, 05/17/2019

Carnival cruise ship reverses course, rescues man from sinking boat near Cozumel, Mexico Carnival Paradise came to the rescue of a Mexican national whose boat was sinking in nearby waters — reversing course to bring him onboard.        ...
05:17, 05/22/2019

James Cameron congratulates Marvel on 'Avengers: Endgame' sinking his 'Titanic' box office record Continuing a tradition of Hollywood heavies praising the wins of others, James Cameron late Wednesday tweeted his huzzahs to Marvel and producer Kevin Feige on "Avengers: Endgame"’s success after the ...
15:51, 05/09/2019

The Sinking City Preview - Sherlock Holmes meets Lovecraft in a dank, dangerous thriller Frogwares' upcoming detective game promises to fuse all the best bits of the Sherlock Holmes games with an unsettling Lovecraftian setting narrative....
11:34, 05/02/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Tech stocks drag Wall Street lower at open The Nasdaq Composite index fell more than 1% at the open on Monday, weighed down by fears about the impact on major technology companies from the United States' crackdown on China's Huawei Technologie...
16:17, 05/20/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Global trade tensions, Ramadan dent appetite for Gulf stocks The Egyptian blue-chip index slid sharply to its worst day in six months on Wednesday, mirroring weak global sentiment, while Saudi Arabia's index fell, pressured by global tensions and investors retr...
15:51, 05/08/2019

Stop Tuvalu and ‘the world from sinking’ UN chief tells island nation facing ‘existential threat’ from rising sea Tuvalu “faces an existential threat from sea-level rise”, the United Nations chief said during his visit to the Pacific island nation on Friday whose highest point is less than five metres above the w...
17:34, 05/17/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks fall as energy, retail stocks drop NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are closing lower on Wall Street Wednesday as energy companies and retailers bear the brunt of the decl...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Fallout 4 Mod Gives Your Character An Anime Look Fallout 4’s Far Harbor expansion is pretty anime with its island of misfit Synths and deep-seated mysteries. But one modder decided it isn’t anime enough and took matters into their own hands....
01:17, 05/07/2019

Rosneft says it is evaluating fallout from contaminated oil The impact on Rosneft of oil contamination in the Druzhba pipeline will become clearer in the coming weeks as the company evaluates its consequences, its first vice-president Pavel Fedorov told a conf...
18:00, 05/13/2019

'The Hunchback of Notre-Dame' shoots to the top of Amazon's best-sellers list in France It's been 188 years since its publication, and Victor Hugo's "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" is once again a best-seller in France.        ...
23:51, 04/28/2019

BMW hikes X3 production in China, U.S., mitigating fallout from tariffs BMW's Chief Executive on Tuesday said the carmaker has increased production of its X3 offroader model in Spartanburg, South Carolina, as well as in China, a step which reduces exposure to trade tariff...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Fallout 76 down: Server status latest for PS4, Xbox and PC maintenance on May 7 Bethesda has taken Fallout 76 offline - and the game is liable to be down for a few hours as the developer applies Patch 9. Here's what you need to know....
17:51, 05/07/2019

Player-Run Stores Have Made Fallout 76 A Much Nicer Place Fallout 76's latest patch has come with a number of changes, but the most notable has been vending machines that players can build to sell items to others who visit their bases. By running a wire ...
17:17, 05/20/2019

Fallout 76 Players Can Now Set Up Their Own Stores, But Bethesda Taxes Their Goods “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes,” wrote Benjamin Franklin in 1789 letter. Fallout 76 players have long been acquainted with the first, but following the additi...
16:51, 05/09/2019

Canada Moves to Mitigate Fallout From China Canola Ban Canada extended financial help to canola-seed producers affected by China’s import ban, part of an effort to dull the impacts of China’s retaliation for the arrest of a Huawei executive....
18:34, 05/01/2019

Wall St. pressured as Huawei fallout hits tech shares U.S. stocks slid on Monday as the White House's restrictions on Chinese telecom equipment company Huawei Technologies Co Ltd weighed on the technology sector and raised concerns that the move would fu...
22:00, 05/20/2019

Boeing to cut inspector jobs for technology as it deals with fallout from 737 Max crashes While still dealing with the aftermath of crashes involving its 737 Max jet, Boeing has decided to cut inspector jobs. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.        ...
20:17, 05/06/2019

Wall St. slides as Huawei fallout hits tech shares U.S. stocks slid on Monday as the White House's restrictions on Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd weighed on the technology sector and raised concerns that the move would fur...
02:51, 05/21/2019

Recap: 'Game of Thrones' Season 8 Episode 4: The fallout from the Great War Having emerged victorious from the Great War against the Night King and his army of the undead, those who survived now grapple with the next battle against Cersei Lannister in King's Landing....
14:51, 05/06/2019

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 worth their time is available. Fortunately, this week’...
03:17, 05/23/2019

Deutsche Bank shares slump further as fallout from bad press continues Investors complain shares are worth less than a pack of cigarettes after 40% slump in 10 monthsDeutsche Bank shares slid to fresh lows as its boss announced “tough cutbacks” for the investment bank fo...
16:17, 05/24/2019

Boeing CEO faces tough questions as fallout from 737 MAX crashes persists Boeing Co CEO Dennis Muilenburg, facing tough questions after two fatal crashes of the 737 MAX plane, emerged with his job intact at an annual meeting on Monday and promised at a tense news conference...
20:17, 04/29/2019

Georgia governor delays film trip amid abortion ban fallout ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has delayed an annual trip to Los Angeles to promote Georgia’s film industry as movie executives, producers and actors criticize the state’s new abor...
12:17, 05/15/2019

Billy Bush to Return to Television Three Years After Trump Tape Fallout Mr. Bush, who was heard on the “Access Hollywood” tape laughing with the future president as he bragged about groping women, will anchor “ExtraExtra,” an entertainment news show....
19:34, 05/08/2019

Wall St. pressured as Huawei fallout worries spark tech sell-off U.S. stocks dropped on Monday, as Washington's restrictions on China's Huawei Technologies stoked fears about a hit to the broader technology sector and ratcheted up trade tensions between the world's...
20:51, 05/20/2019

Jets’ Maccagnan fallout: How Adam Gase fixes first mess on his hands Here are some thoughts and observations after digesting the news of the Jets firing general manager Mike Maccagnan and looking ahead to what’s next: 1. One area of fallout from Wednesday’s news that t...
01:34, 05/17/2019

Beach Sands Near Hiroshima Are Still Packed With 1945 Nuclear Fallout Debris Unusual and abundant glassy spheres found packed within the beach sands near the Japanese city of Hiroshima are remnants of the 1945 atomic bomb explosion, according to new research.Read more......
21:17, 05/13/2019

Fallout: Wasteland Warfare: A “rad” miniatures game full of Nuka-Cola flavor Enlarge / Mutants defending their camp. Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. After going de...
12:00, 05/02/2019

A pro ‘Fortnite’ player is suing his team and the entire esports world could feel the fallout In a lawsuit that could drastically alter how esports player contracts are structured, Turner "Tfue" Tenney is claiming his team illegally restricted his earnings from sponsorship deals....
23:51, 05/21/2019

Papa John's swings to a loss as fallout from spat with founder weighs on profits Papa John's reported first-quarter net loss of $3.80 million, or 12 cents per share, down from a net income of $17.4 million, or 52 cents per share, a year earlier....
02:34, 05/08/2019

Liverpool could lose millions from fallout of Barcelona's Champions League exit Liverpool's Champions League semi-final win over Barcelona may have come at a cost for the Reds, with the Anfield club set to miss out on around €25million (£21.7m) if Philippe Coutinho is sold by the...
14:34, 05/15/2019

Georgia governor delays film industry trip amid abortion ban fallout ATLANTA — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has delayed an annual trip to Los Angeles to promote Georgia’s film industry as movie executives, producers and actors criticize the state’s new abortion ...
10:51, 05/15/2019

Fallout 76 Update Patch Notes 9.5 Preview: Project Paradise Event Start Time and News Fallout 76 players are getting ready for a big new update today that introduces a new location known as Project Paradise plus numerous bug fixes. Here's what we know....
15:00, 05/21/2019

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 opioid crisis case, according to NPR....
09:17, 05/03/2019

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 pain...
18:51, 05/15/2019

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....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Risk grows of ‘catastrophic humanitarian fallout’ in Syria’s Idlib, where 3 million are trapped: top UN officials urge unity in Security Council The UN’s Political and Humanitarian Affairs chiefs on Friday called on the Security Council to unite in support of an immediate de-escalation of fighting around Syria’s Idlib province, and work toward...
20:00, 05/17/2019

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 crisis....
21:00, 05/16/2019

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 government doing to tackle the problem? Charlotte Potts re...
09:51, 05/19/2019

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 concentrated among white patients and people who can...
01:17, 05/15/2019

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 true...
15:17, 04/30/2019

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 painkillers and forced medical centers to deal with ...
18:00, 05/01/2019

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 addictive risks of its OxyContin prescription painkiller...
22:00, 05/16/2019

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.Read More...
00:17, 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 has been some improvement under Mr. Trump....
18:51, 04/28/2019

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 painkiller maker Purdue Pharma on Thursday, allegi...
23:51, 05/16/2019

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 medications. Cibola, Valencia, Catron, Sierra, Curry, Linco...
00:51, 05/07/2019

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 of their own....
15:51, 05/21/2019

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 responsibility for the deadly U.S. opioid epidemic....
18:51, 05/10/2019

Sadiq Khan's bid for Mayor of London hit by Labour's Brexit fallout EXCLUSIVE: An exclusive poll of Londoners revealed that Mr Khan's share of first preference votes has been cut from 55 per cent to 43 per cent since December....
15:17, 05/14/2019

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 address the opioid crisis: Reduce punitive policies...
21:51, 05/23/2019

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 contributing to the opioid epidemic, the state's atto...
20:51, 05/02/2019

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 prescribe a dangerous opioid. John Kapoor, the founde...
00:34, 05/03/2019

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 the country....
19:51, 04/28/2019

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 doctors to prescribe a powerful opioid....
19:51, 04/28/2019

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 that manufactures OxyContin, one of the drugs bel...
23:17, 05/21/2019

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 safety of prescription opioids. They say the guid...
23:51, 05/22/2019

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 Art in New York announced on Wednesday that it wi...
23:51, 05/15/2019

Emails: Purdue executive cast blame on opioid victims HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A member of the family that owns Purdue Pharma cast blame on victims of the opioid epidemic in nearly 20-year-old emails that have been made public in a lawsuit brought by Conne...
22:00, 05/07/2019

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 Dr. Richard Sackler for their role in the opioid ...
23:00, 05/16/2019

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 opioid painkillers: It was the day he died of an over...
05:00, 05/25/2019

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 found that people with opioid use disorder experienced...
22:51, 05/21/2019

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 are suffering with destructive addiction today. D...
12:00, 05/15/2019

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 demanded payments to keep quiet about the transaction....
20:00, 05/24/2019

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 potentially save their lives, a new study finds....
00:00, 05/04/2019

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. Disgraced Dr. Joseph Olivieri was busted in April 20...
21:17, 05/03/2019

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 data presented last year by the Canadian Institut...
06:34, 05/14/2019

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 people, was sentenced to 20 years in prison....
05:51, 05/10/2019

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 people died from opioid overdoses, a new U.S. stud...
23:00, 05/09/2019

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 over a nationwide abuse epidemic....
19:34, 05/16/2019

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 the drug....
01:51, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 2-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 over a nationwide abuse epidemic....
19:34, 05/16/2019

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 a Department of Justice investigation into the com...
02:00, 05/14/2019

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 received his first sales visit from a Purdue Pharma repr...
01:51, 05/15/2019

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 in the United States....
22:17, 05/23/2019

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 in remission. The Aroostook County Jail in norther...
01:34, 05/03/2019

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 compared to 100 percent of patients who get the drug...
23:51, 05/22/2019

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 contributing to a national epidemic....
00:17, 05/24/2019

Purdue Pharma accused of 'corrupting' WHO to boost global opioid sales ‘Unscrupulous’ manufacturer replicated false marketing claims to change WHO guidelines, report by members of Congress allegesPurdue Pharma, the drug manufacturer that kickstarted the US opioid epidemi...
16:34, 05/22/2019

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, hydrocodone and fentanyl. The Massachusetts Democrat, ...
16:17, 05/08/2019

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 own caucus....
19:51, 05/04/2019

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 epidemic of addiction to prescription painkillers....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Purdue infiltrated WHO, manipulated opioid policies to boost sales, report finds Enlarge / Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and its owners, the Sackler family, are facing hundreds of lawsuits across the country for the company's alleged role in the opioid epidemic. (credit: ...
15:34, 05/24/2019

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 an opioid addiction since days after the mass shoo...
07:00, 05/19/2019

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 institution to sever ties over the family’s link t...
02:51, 05/16/2019

The Short and Long of Oil Short-term forces centered on supply constraints are driving the oil market higher but increasing fuel efficiency could temper prices over the long term....
16:00, 05/01/2019

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 Pharma, the drugmaker accused of igniting a deadly opio...
05:17, 05/16/2019

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 our democracySubscribe now to receive the morning ...
14:00, 05/03/2019

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 has cut ties with Purdue Pharma over the OxyConti...
22:00, 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 opioid crisis....
19:51, 05/16/2019

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 buildings....
02:00, 05/09/2019

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 proposal to tackle the ongoing opioid epidemic in...
17:34, 05/08/2019

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 addictive painkillers to people who didn't need th...
00:00, 05/04/2019

Stevens says he 'did a bad job' as C's fall short As Boston's season came to a disappointing end Wednesday night, coach Brad Stevens shouldered the blame for the Celtics' failures, calling this "the most trying" season for him as a head coach....
07:34, 05/09/2019

Where the UK’s porn ban falls short In December 2014 amendments were made to the 2003 Communications Act effectively censoring Pornography within the UK. It banned a list of sex acts by demanding paid-for video-on-demand (VoD) online po...
11:17, 05/16/2019

BBC releases free ‘Doctor Who’ VR short Doctor Who fans who can't bear the long wait for the twelfth season are in for a treat. The BBC has released Doctor Who: The Runaway, an animated short VR film based on the classic British sci-fi...
11:17, 05/16/2019

An Extremely Short and Incredibly Stupid Spectacle Members of the House Judiciary Committee met on Thursday for a bizarre, exceedingly brief facsimile of a hearing, punctuated by dad-joke stunts, whiny monologuing, and above all else—an empty chair....
17:00, 05/02/2019

PACC calling short-term fosters Cat / Pima Animal Care Center says they are seeing a seasonal increase in the number of pets they shelter. Courtesy: PACC / May 21, 2019 TUCSON – With summer around the corner, Pima Animal Care Center...
07:00, 05/22/2019

Opinion: Hamas' and Israel's short but confusing weekend war The attacks were as spontaneous as the subsequent cease-fire. What caused the most recent violence in Israel and Gaza? It seems the Israeli government made a crucial mistake, Peter Philipp believes....
23:00, 05/06/2019

U.S. Farmers Brace for Aid Package Some Fear Will Fall Short Stalled trade talks between Beijing and Washington are exacerbating a slump in the U.S. Farm Belt, and many farmers don’t believe an aid package being assembled by the Trump administration will be eno...
17:51, 05/17/2019

Here's a short teaser for the final episode of Game Of Thrones It’s all been leading up to this: The final episode of Game Of Thrones is coming on Sunday, capping off what has easily been one of the biggest TV shows of all time. HBO has released a brief teaser fo...
00:00, 05/14/2019

Positive effect from Apple's new iPads will be short lived Even though Apple just reported that iPad revenue for its fiscal second quarter had the highest growth rate in six years, the truth is that tablet shipments have been in a free-fall for some years now...
01:00, 05/06/2019

Congress hopes China tariffs are short-lived Congressional Republicans and Democrats said they hoped the tariffs on Chinese goods are short-lived. While Republicans praised the president for being "tough" on China, Democrats worry the move will ...
21:17, 05/11/2019

The Latest: Short history of Koepka, Spieth in majors FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship on Saturday (all times local): 11 a.m. Brooks Koepka and Jordan Spieth have a recent history playing together in a major, but not a long one...
18:34, 05/18/2019

"Disturbing": Chandrababu Naidu On Bengal Campaign Being Cut Short Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has termed as 'disturbing' the Election Commission's action cutting short the election campaign in West Bengal by a day and has said that the poll......
17:17, 05/16/2019

North Korea fires several short-range projectiles into sea SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea fired several unidentified short-range projectiles into the sea off its eastern coast on Saturday, the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff said, a likely sign of Pyongy...
17:51, 05/04/2019

Short-term markets are putting Uber in trouble Uber's rise until now has been fueled by investors' willingness to subsidize a big market buildout. But post-IPO, the company is being hit by new realities.Read More...
14:34, 05/16/2019

North Korea tests short-range missile North Korea fired an unidentified short-range missile Saturday morning from the country's eastern coast, the South Korean Defense Ministry confirmed to CNN by text message....
12:34, 05/04/2019

Reds strike out 14, beat short-handed Brewers 3-0 Sonny Gray and three Cincinnati relievers held down the Milwaukee Brewers, who were missing Christian Yelich because of back spasms, in the Reds' 3-0 victory        ...
05:17, 05/22/2019

JLR boss stops short of denying PSA takeover rumours News 15 May, 2019 Leaked documents suggest PSA could buy JLR. Boss Dr Ralf Speth says he has not discussed a sale but doesn't deny moves are afoot...
15:34, 05/15/2019

CBOE Introduces Short-Term Volatility Index CHICAGO and SINTRA, Portugal, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) today announced at the CBOE Risk Management Conference Europe in Sintra, Portugal that ...
00:51, 05/02/2019

SpaceX’s recent parachute tests came up short of expectations NASA is desperate for its own transportation solution to send astronauts to and from the International Space Station. It’s paid both SpaceX and Boeing huge sums of money to figure it out, and wh...
08:00, 05/11/2019

Everlane's Beloved Performance Chinos Now Come In Short Form Everlane put its best pants forward earlier this year with its new Performance Chino, which boasted the comfort and four way stretch of “active” pants, without the weird, crinkly, technical-looking fa...
05:51, 05/17/2019

North Korea launches 'two short-range missiles' North Korea has launched two "short-range missiles," South Korea's military said it suspected on Thursday, adding yet another complication into Pyongyang's stalled negotiations with the United States ...
16:00, 05/09/2019

North Korea fires an unidentified short-range missile SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff says North Korea has fired an unidentified short-range missile from its eastern coast. The firing Saturday comes amid a diplomatic brea...
06:34, 05/04/2019

The Latest: South: NKorea Fires Several Short-Range Missiles SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea test firing short-range missiles (all times local): 10:45 a.m. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff says that North Korea has launched “s...
06:34, 05/04/2019

E-Cigarette Maker NJOY Falls Short of Funding Goal E-cigarette maker NJOY Holdings Inc., setting aside the lofty $5 billion valuation it had been seeking, has closed a funding round at a valuation of about $2 billion. The development nevertheless mark...
01:00, 05/18/2019

It’s Weekend Getaway Season! Here Are the Most Stylish Bags For Short Trips. At the start of every summer, I have a vision of how the season will play out. It involves a montage of train rides during magic hour, bonfires on empty beaches, leafy tree branches swaying gently in ...
01:51, 05/18/2019

Conservative pundit admits he was 'destroyed' after cutting short TV debate American conservative commentator Ben Shapiro has admitted he was "destroyed" in a TV interview this week with British journalist Andrew Neil after being widely mocked for storming out of the debate a...
12:51, 05/12/2019

Tax revenue from legal pot sales falls short of projections in California Proponents of legal weed have promised windfall tax revenue, but in California, the green hasn't delivered as much green as hoped.        ...
21:17, 05/11/2019

North Korea Fires Unidentified Short-Range Weapon North Korea fired a type of short-range weapon off the country’s east coast on Saturday morning, according to South Korea’s Defense Ministry, the latest military provocation from Pyongyang amid stalle...
05:34, 05/04/2019

Baymax and Mochi Meet Some New Friends in This Gorgeous Big Hero 6 Short Already need a moment to destress this week? Well, we’ve got you covered with this beautiful, cute short starring everyone’s favorite (and fluffiest) Big Hero 6 stars: Baymax and Mochi the cat....
00:34, 05/07/2019

Curry, short-handed Warriors knock out Rockets in Game 6 HOUSTON (AP) — Stephen Curry scored all 33 of his points in the second half and the Golden State Warriors overcame Kevin Durant’s absence to finish off Houston in six games, beating the Rockets ...
06:51, 05/11/2019

"Feel Sorry For Poll Body," Says Mamata Banerjee After Campaign Cut Short Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's wrath bubbled over today as the Election Commission cut short the campaign in her state by a day, after Tuesday's violence during Amit Shah's roadshow in......
20:17, 05/15/2019

Fifteen minutes of prestige: how Hollywood went long on short content Short-form content has graduated from YouTube to attracting big stars, big studios and big Hollywood backing. Is watching in snippets the future of TV?State of the Union opens in a bar, where Tom (Chr...
12:34, 05/14/2019

Barlow, short-handed Red Bulls beat Atlanta United 1-0 HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Tom Barlow scored his first MLS goal to help the short-handed New York Red Bulls beat Atlanta United 1-0 on Sunday night and snap Atlanta’s MLS-record streak of five consec...
02:51, 05/20/2019

Political risks may be supporting oil prices, but that's likely just short term, JP Morgan says Oil prices jumped on Monday after Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih indicated there was a consensus among OPEC and allied oil producers to continue limiting supply....
09:51, 05/20/2019

Give Your Attention Span a Break With These 7 Short Sci-Fi and Horror Movies Sometimes, you’re in the mood for three hours of Marvel superheroes, or 90 minutes of battles in Westeros. Other times...doesn’t a fast-paced short film that makes you laugh, think, or shriek in terro...
16:51, 05/09/2019

Negative Rates, Designed as a Short-Term Jolt, Have Become an Addiction Europe’s central banks haven’t been able to wean the eurozone from cheap money, which distorts economies and leaves little ammunition to cushion the next downturn. “We are on a painkiller, and it’s ve...
19:17, 05/20/2019

HTC's April revenue figures prove its resurgence was short-lived HTC had a pretty rough start to 2019 with record-low revenue numbers in both January and February. Nevertheless, things then started to look more positive in March as HTC’s sales increased dramaticall...
12:34, 05/06/2019

U.S. envoy urges response 'short of war' to Gulf tankers attack The U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia said Washington should take what he called "reasonable responses short of war" after it had determined who was behind attacks on oil tankers off the coast of the Un...
11:51, 05/14/2019

W Series DNF 'worst case scenario' in short calendar - Kimilainen Emma Kimilainen says her collision with Megan Gilkes in the first W Series race at Hockenheim was her "worst case scenario", making it difficult to launch a championship bid...
12:34, 05/05/2019

This Dyson Ball Will Make Short Work of Pet Hair, and It's On Sale For One Day Only Dyson vacuums dominated the nominations in our Kinja Co-Op for best vacuum, but they can be prohibitively expensive. Today though, refurbs of the popular Dyson Ball Animal are down to $185 on Amazon, ...
16:51, 05/02/2019

No need to Google gender bias to see women come up short. S.H.E. hopes to change that A new program created by the hair products company Pantene aims to make sure search results are more equitable between men and women        ...
20:00, 04/30/2019

Google Parent Posts Rare Misses as Revenue Comes Up Short Google parent Alphabet posted lower revenue than expected in the first quarter as mounting competition to its once-untouchable online advertising operation finally landed a blow....
23:00, 04/29/2019

Netherlands poll surprise: Anti-EU parties fall short Pro-European parties in the Netherlands are predicted to win most of the country's European Parliament seats, exit polls show. Dutch voters were among the first to take part in four days of voting acr...
04:00, 05/24/2019

LG V50 ThinQ 5G gets a firm new release date after short domestic delay After yet another disappointing quarter during which smartphone revenue continued to shrink and related losses grew, LG is betting big on fledgling 5G technology, hoping the next standard in cellular ...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Mozambique Cyclone Wiped Out the Nation’s Food. Now Aid is in Short Supply. International donors gave tens of millions to help Mozambique — a far cry from the nearly one billion dollars pledged to rebuild Notre-Dame in Paris....
18:17, 04/28/2019

TREASURIES-U.S. prices slide, dip likely short-lived on trade fears U.S. Treasury prices fell on Friday as investors booked profits from the previous day's steep rally, although the decline was seen as a blip as the festering U.S.-China trade conflict could fuel furth...
23:17, 05/24/2019

CBOE Short-term VIX Index Values Now Disseminated Every 15 Seconds CHICAGO, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) today announced that it has expanded the frequency for disseminating values on its recently created CBOE Sh...
00:51, 05/02/2019

The Mighty Grand Piton Is A Very Cool Anime-Inspired Short The Line—who you may remember from that amazing Blizzard anime video from last year—are back with this incredible animated short that basically asks: what if Iron Giant was set in the Caribbean, and w...
16:51, 05/03/2019

J.C. Penney sales fall short, net loss doubles; shares sink Same-store sales fell more than expected at J.C. Penney Co Inc in the first quarter and its net loss nearly doubled after the retailer exited its appliance and in-store furniture businesses, sending ...
18:00, 05/21/2019

"BJP Will Fall Short Of Majority": Sena's Sanjay Raut Echoes Ram Madhav BJP general secretary Ram Madhav predicted in a recent interview with Bloomberg that his party will fall short of an absolute majority in the Lok Sabha elections, forcing it to depend on allies to......
22:34, 05/06/2019

GoDaddy quarterly profit falls short of estimates as costs still weigh Web hosting company GoDaddy Inc reported first-quarter profit below Wall Street expectations on Thursday, weighed down by persistent rising costs and slower customer growth, sending its shares 6 perce...
00:00, 05/03/2019

A weekend in Mexico? Why the rise of long-haul short trips is so disastrous More people are jetting off to far-flung destinations for so-called ‘bite-size breaks’. But at what cost to the environment?As someone who once took a work-related day trip to San Francisco it is a li...
17:17, 05/01/2019

Notre-Dame Fire Investigators Focus on Short-Circuit and Cigarettes The police searched the cathedral’s vast interior and say they are considering electric bells in and near the spire as a possible cause. Worker negligence is also being examined....
20:00, 04/28/2019

North Korea Fires 2 Short-Range Missiles, the 2nd Launch in 5 Days (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea on Thursday fired two suspected short-range missiles from the country’s western area, South Korea’s military said, the North’s second weapons...
18:17, 05/09/2019

The Division 2 Adds Two Short Missions For People Who Don’t Play For The Loot Grind A pair of missions that Ubisoft added to The Division 2 this morning are a welcome treat for players like me, who are more excited finding the next audio log in an open-world game than grabbing the ne...
07:00, 05/15/2019

LPGA star IK Kim falls short in quest to qualify for men's U.S. Open LPGA major champion IK Kim said she wanted to try something she hadn't done before, so she participated in a qualifier for the men's U.S. Open        ...
02:51, 05/14/2019

U.S. LNG companies Cheniere and Tellurian see U.S.-China trade spat as short-term Executives from U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) companies Cheniere Energy and Tellurian on Tuesday said they view the trade dispute between China and the United States as temporary, with no major imp...
13:34, 05/14/2019

US Secretary of State Pompeo cancels meeting with Merkel at short notice US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo abruptly called off a visit to Berlin, citing "pressing issues." Pompeo made an unannounced trip to Iraq instead to meet with officials in Baghdad....
16:17, 05/08/2019

Spain's Socialists, short of majority, weigh partners for forming government Spain's ruling Socialists were considering possible partners for a new government for the politically polarized country on Monday after they won a national election but failed to secure a majority....
12:17, 04/29/2019

Strong Debut for CBOE Short-Term Volatility Index Options CHICAGO, IL - April 10, 2014 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today reported that first-day trading volume for CBOE Short-Term Volatility IndexSM (VXSTSMSM Index or "Short-Term VIX Index") o...
00:51, 05/02/2019

North Korea fires two short-range missiles in second test in a week North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles on Thursday, the South's military said, less than a week after its leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the test-firing of multiple rockets and a m...
14:51, 05/09/2019

Google, Facebook, Twitter still falling short in combating fake news: EU Facebook, Google and Twitter are still not doing enough to tackle fake news plaguing the election campaign to the European Parliament, the European Commission said on Friday in its latest report....
12:51, 05/17/2019

U.S. LNG companies Cheniere and Tellurian see U.S.-China trade spat as short term Executives from U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) companies Cheniere Energy and Tellurian on Tuesday said they view the trade dispute between China and the United States as temporary, with no major imp...
16:51, 05/14/2019

A promise unfulfilled: water pipeline stops short for Sioux reservation After 25 years and a half-billion dollars, only half of the project’s water delivered to Pine Ridge Reservation comes from the Missouri River – unlike supplies for white ranchersUp until late last yea...
08:34, 05/23/2019

SROs Select Short List Bids For The Consolidated Audit Trail JULY 1, 2014 - The national securities exchanges and FINRA (collectively, the self-regulatory organizations, or SROs) have selected six bids from the list of ten RFP responses that were submitted to b...
22:34, 05/01/2019

J.C. Penney sales fall short, net loss doubles; shares sink 10% Same-store sales fell more than expected at J.C. Penney Co Inc in the first quarter and its net loss nearly doubled, after the retailer exited its appliance and in-store furniture businesses, sending...
16:00, 05/21/2019

'Big Short' investor Steve Eisman is worried about the bond market: 'It's where the pain will be' Steve Eisman, the investor known for predicting the financial crisis as depicted in "The Big Short," told Bloomberg TV the bond market will be hit the hardest in the next recession....
19:00, 05/09/2019

South Korea set to respond to North’s launch of short-range ‘projectiles’ South Korea is poised to respond to additional missile launches after North Korea fired several short-range “projectiles” into the sea off its eastern coast. The South Korean military issued a stateme...
19:00, 05/04/2019

China is making a global power play, and the US response is coming up short Chinese leader Xi Jinping's ambition by now is clear: to reclaim his country's global greatness and establish itself over time as the preeminent economic and political power, not only in Asi...
18:17, 04/28/2019

'Vote for the climate': NSW demands environmental short film's removal from internet Create NSW contacted Screenworks, which then demanded the film-makers take down Island HomeA New South Wales government agency has demanded the removal from the internet of a hard-hitting environmenta...
09:17, 05/18/2019

North Korea fires several short-range missiles, its first launch in more than a year North Korea has fired several unidentified short-range missiles from its eastern coast — its first missile launch in more than a year — according to the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff....
08:00, 05/04/2019

North Korea Has Fired An "Unidentified Short-Range Missile", Says Seoul North Korea launched an "unidentified short-range missile" towards the East Sea -- also known as Sea of Japan -- on Saturday, Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said....
05:34, 05/04/2019

UPDATE 2-GoDaddy quarterly profit falls short of estimates as costs still weigh Web hosting company GoDaddy Inc reported first-quarter profit below Wall Street expectations on Thursday, weighed down by persistent rising costs and slower customer growth, sending its shares 6 perce...
00:00, 05/03/2019

North Korea fires short-range missiles as US envoy visits the South South Korean President Moon Jae-in suggested that North Korea's missile launch could be a protest against the US after the failed Kim-Trump summit in February. But he urged the North to refrain from s...
16:51, 05/09/2019

Kellyanne Conway, Nancy Pelosi clash after Trump meeting with Democrats was cut short White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway had a bitter spat with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif, following the meeting that was cut short between President Trump and Democratic lawmakers on Wednesda...
05:51, 05/23/2019

WATCH: Black Fairy-tale Becomes Reality in Short Film, Thistles And Thorns Once Upon a Time the world remembered the magic, power, and purpose of Black Women. In a mere 12 minute short film, Thistles And Thorns brings that wonderment of African Diaspora to the screen for our...
21:17, 05/05/2019

Vava’s 4K Ultra Short Throw Laser Projector is stunning and versatile, with a few caveats As big as modern TVs are, there’s nothing quite like watching a movie on a giant projected image. Unfortunately getting a decent home theater experience at home usually requires a great deal of work a...
02:51, 05/01/2019

The National shares I Am Easy To Find short film featuring music from its new album The National’s latest, I Am Easy To Find, arrives this Friday, but right now you can watch an accompanying short film helmed by Oscar-nominated director Mike Mills (20th Century Women), who built his ...
00:00, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. LNG companies Cheniere and Tellurian see U.S.-China trade spat as short term Executives from U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) companies Cheniere Energy and Tellurian on Tuesday said they view the trade dispute between China and the United States as temporary, with no major imp...
13:34, 05/14/2019

"Shameful": Congress Slams Poll Body's Order To Cut Short Bengal Campaign The Congress came down heavily on the Election Commission on Wednesday after it cut short the campaign period in West Bengal in view of violence, saying it has been a "shameful fall for a......
05:34, 05/16/2019

Trump cuts short infrastructure meeting, blasts Pelosi's 'cover-up' accusation President Donald Trump on Wednesday abruptly cut off a meeting with U.S. congressional Democrats on infrastructure spending, then ripped into them over intensifying investigations by lawmakers and U.S...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Florida advocates criticize Air Force short list of possible Space Command sites Space Florida officials said Tuesday they don't believe the Air Force is following due process in seeking a location for the U.S. military's Space Command after the state left off a short list for the...
04:00, 05/15/2019

North Korea launched a short-range missile, South Korean military says North Korea launched a short-range missile Saturday morning, South Korea's joint chiefs of staff said, according to South Korea's Yonhap news outlet....
04:17, 05/04/2019

If Liverpool’s brilliance falls short, when will relentless City be caught? | Daniel Taylor The next aim for Manchester City if they wrap up everything on Sunday is utter domination and it is hard to know what more Jürgen Klopp’s team can do after their efforts this seasonThe first time Manc...
01:17, 05/12/2019

North Korea launches two short-range missiles, at same time as U.S. ICBM test The launches come amid a chill in relations between Pyongyang and Washington, and some experts said the tests were a signal that Kim Jong Un is not prepared to return to denuclearization talks on the ...
04:51, 05/10/2019

North Korea Test-Fires Short-Range Projectiles, Prompting Trump Tweet North Korea has test-fired what South Korean officials are describing as short-range projectiles into the sea off the North’s eastern coast. The term projectiles is being used while officials obtain m...
01:34, 05/05/2019

Pompeo cuts short European visit to return early to Washington: U.S. State Department U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has postponed his visit to Greenland because he needs to return to Washington, the State Department said on Thursday....
14:00, 05/09/2019

Cognizant quarterly revenue falls short of estimates, cuts full-year forecast Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp's first-quarter profit and revenue fell short of analyst estimates and the IT services and outsourcing company cut its full-year revenue forecast, hit by lower dema...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Greenlight's David Einhorn pitches long on AerCap, short on GATX at Sohn Conference David Einhorn, president of Greenlight Capital, at the Sohn Investment Conference said his firm is positive on airplane leasing company AerCap Holdings and negative on railcar leasing company GATX......
19:17, 05/06/2019

Chelsea Manning released from jail as grand jury expires — but her freedom may be short lived Manning spent 62 days at the Alexandria Detention Center on civil contempt charges after she refused to answer questions to a federal grand jury investigating WikiLeaks....
14:17, 05/10/2019

Lowe's tumbles as earnings fall short and forecast cut as higher costs weigh on results Lowe's shares plummeted 8% before the bell Wednesday after the company posted mixed fiscal first-quarter results and cut its forecast for the year, as higher costs weighed on results....
13:00, 05/22/2019

North Korea fires short-range projectiles, raising tensions amid stalled U.S. talks North Korea fired several short-range projectiles from its east coast on Saturday, South Korea's military said, as analysts said the country is stepping up pressure against the United States after Feb...
07:34, 05/04/2019

Trump demands end to ‘phony investigations’ in fiery Rose Garden statement, after meeting with Dems cut short President Trump on Wednesday demanded Democrats end what he called their "phony investigations" before he'll negotiate with them on issues like infrastructure, as he delivered a fiery statement from t...
19:17, 05/22/2019

A woman shamed a wedding guest for wearing an 'absurdly short dress,' but a lot of people think her outfit is perfectly fine Shutterstock A woman posted a photo from someone's courthouse wedding in the "That's It I'm Wedding Shaming" Facebook group with a caption that critiqued one guest's "absurdly short dress." "You can ...
02:17, 05/22/2019

South Korean media: Military says North Korea fires an unidentified short-range missile toward the ocean SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean media: Military says North Korea fires an unidentified short-range missile toward the ocean....
06:34, 05/04/2019

‘Economic Version of Black Lives Matter’: Nipsey Hussle Planned to Tackle Gentrification Before His Life Was Cut Short The stories of Nipsey Hussle’s entrepreneurship and community activism were legion following his being gunned down in front of the store he owned in South Los Angeles....
07:00, 05/09/2019

South Korean military says North Korea has fired “several” short-range missiles, increasing count from previous one SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean military says North Korea has fired “several” short-range missiles, increasing count from previous one ....
06:34, 05/04/2019

Drug Prices Will Soon Appear in Many TV Ads A Trump administration change will require TV ads for prescription drugs covered by Medicare or Medicaid to include the list price if it is over $35....
19:34, 05/08/2019

Drug ads on TV will soon have to include price TV pitches for prescription drugs will soon include the price, giving consumers more information upfront as they make medication choices. (May 8)        ...
02:51, 05/09/2019

Elizabeth Warren Knows What It Will Take to End the Drug War Earlier this week, Senator Elizabeth Warren released an updated version of the Comprehensive Addiction Resources Emergency (CARE) Act, a bill she first proposed with Congressman Elijah Cummings in 20...
16:00, 05/11/2019

Drug-sniffing dog graduates TUCSON – Diesel, an 18-month-old Labrador retriever graduated from an eight-week basic service dog training course Wednesday. Diesel works at the Pima County Jail with his partner, Seargent Cesa...
13:00, 05/02/2019

GHB: The new old drug taking over Berlin It's cheap, easy to make, and incredibly dangerous, and Berlin's night clubs may be complicit its trade and use. But targeting the clubs would also deprive the LGBT community of a precious oasis....
15:51, 05/10/2019

A $2 Million Drug Is About to Hit the Market A new treatment for an infant muscle-wasting disease is about to go on sale at a potential cost of $2 million, a record price tag likely to fuel the continuing scrutiny of how companies price drugs an...
12:34, 05/07/2019

Iran lacking cash to fund terror groups, domestic cyber agency short of funds, declassified intel shows Newly declassified intelligence shows that Palestinian terror group Hamas had to introduce “austerity plans” due to lack of funding from the Iranian regime....
18:34, 05/24/2019

2 Officers, Dog Given Narcan After Possible Drug Exposure O’FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Two St. Louis-area police officers and a police dog had to be administered the opioid overdose reversal medication Narcan after they were exposed to what was believed to be ...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Novartis buys Takeda's dry eye drug for $3.4 bln Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG said on Wednesday it agreed to acquire Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd's dry eye drug Xiidra for an upfront payment of $3.4 billion to expand its portfolio of eye care me...
01:00, 05/09/2019

The Danger Of Drugs: This Man Has Become Annoying After Doing A Drug We all grow up listening to warnings from parents and teachers about the dangers of drug use, but nothing is scarier than seeing someone you know become truly unrecognizable right before your eyes. A ...
23:00, 05/13/2019

Starving Yemen's drug problem Noon in the Yemen. A sullen hour with the sun at its scorching zenith, the entire country is tense, on the verge of a national itch. When matters of war, and near-famine, fade to irrelevance....
21:34, 05/21/2019

In Canada, a little-known drug regulator shows its teeth A tiny, little-known government agency is ramping up regulation of Canada's pharmaceutical industry, seeking to rein in prices for patented drugs that are among the highest in the world, according to ...
07:17, 05/08/2019

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 will drive down prescription-drug costs, official...
03:34, 05/09/2019

A generic HIV prevention drug should arrive in 2021 Pharmaceutical giant Gilead has agreed to release its exclusive patent to manufacture and sell the HIV-prevention drug Truvada. This means we could see a generic version of the pre-exposure prophylaxi...
21:01, 05/08/2019

Researchers eye brain implant for drug addiction Clinical trials in China using deep brain stimulation may hold the key to treating drug users, literally with the flip of a switch. China is emerging as a hub for this research. The first U.S. trial o...
07:00, 05/08/2019

Takeda sells dry eye drug to Novartis to help cut debt Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd agreed to sell its dry eye drug to Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG for $3.4 billion and potential milestone payments of up to $1.9 billion, in the first divestment since its t...
09:51, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Novartis buys Takeda's dry eye drug for $3.4 bln Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG said on Wednesday it agreed to acquire Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd's dry eye drug Xiidra for $3.4 billion, as well as potential milestone payments of up to $1.9 billi...
04:51, 05/09/2019

Novartis buys Takeda's dry eye drug for $3.4 billion Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG said on Wednesday it agreed to acquire Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd's dry eye drug Xiidra for an upfront payment of $3.4 billion to expand its portfolio of eye care me...
01:51, 05/09/2019

Olivia Laing: ‘I was hooked and my drug was Twitter’ In a period of loneliness, Olivia Laing turned to Twitter. But then it trapped her…I was a late adopter of technology. In the 1990s, I lived off-grid. If anyone wanted me, they had to call my pager. W...
14:00, 05/05/2019

Pfizer gets U.S. approval for $225,000 a year heart drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved Pfizer Inc's drug, tafamidis, to treat a rare and fatal heart disease called transthyretin amyloid cardiomyopathy, the U.S drugmaker said....
13:51, 05/06/2019

'A Viagra-like drug could reverse heart failure' Research in sheep finds that a drug that doctors prescribe for the treatment of erectile dysfunction can effectively treat the effects of heart failure....
18:34, 05/01/2019

Novartis buys dry eye drug from Takeda for up to $5.3 billion Novartis is buying dry-eye drug Xiidra from Takeda Pharmaceutical Co for up to $5.3 billion as the Swiss drugmaker refreshes its ophthalmic medicines portfolio with a potential blockbuster....
12:34, 05/09/2019

Trump needs help from Pelosi to notch a big drug pricing win As the president looks ahead to his reelection effort, achieving something as major as direct negotiations between Medicare and drug companies could be just the win he’s looking for....
17:00, 04/29/2019

900-lb. man pleads guilty in drug case while in ambulance RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man who weighs more than 900 pounds (410 kilograms) has pleaded guilty in a cocaine conspiracy case during a hearing held in a courthouse loading zone as he lay on a st...
21:51, 05/21/2019

GSK's HIV drug wins European panel thumbs-up GlaxoSmithKline Plc's two-drug treatment for HIV infections won marketing approval from a European Medicines Agency (EMA) panel on Friday, after the British drugmaker received a nod from the U.S. Food...
20:00, 04/28/2019

South Korea says North Korea has fired two suspected short-range missiles SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says North Korea has fired two suspected short-range missiles ....
12:17, 05/09/2019

North Korea fires several short-range missiles off its coast, South Korea says North Korea fired several short-range missiles toward the Sea of Japan on Saturday morning local time — the country’s first test launch in a year and a half, South Korean media reported. US and South ...
07:00, 05/04/2019

North Korea fires short-range projectiles into the sea, South Korea's military says Experts say the country is stepping up pressure against the US after February’s failed nuclear summit in Bangkok North Korea has fired a number of short-range projectiles into the sea from the east co...
11:00, 05/04/2019

North Korea Has Fired Several Short-Range ‘Projectiles’ Into the Sea, South Korea Says (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea on Saturday fired several unidentified short-range projectiles into the sea off its eastern coast, the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff said, a likely sign o...
08:17, 05/04/2019

South Korea: North Korea fires short-range projectiles North Korea fired numerous short-range projectiles into the East Sea Saturday, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said, amid stalled U.S. nuclear talks....
19:17, 05/04/2019

North Korea fires short-range missiles for first time since 2017: South Korea North Korea fired several short-range missiles from its east coast on Saturday, South Korea's military said, the first missile launch since 2017 as it steps up pressure against Washington after a fail...
04:17, 05/04/2019

Schools cut short break times 'to cram in more lessons', study finds School break times have been slashed by up to an hour over the past two decades, affecting children's social skills and opportunities for exercise, a new study has revealed....
11:00, 05/10/2019

Second Canadian sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling A Canadian citizen has been sentenced to death in China for producing and trafficking a large amount of methamphetamine, a Chinese court announced Tuesday....
12:34, 04/30/2019

Indonesia Sentences Frenchman to Death for Drug Smuggling An Indonesian court sentenced a French citizen to death for smuggling drugs on Monday in a surprisingly draconian verdict that outstripped the prosecutors’ requests for a long prison sentence. F...
11:17, 05/21/2019

China sentences Canadian to death for drug offences A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian national to death on Tuesday for producing and trafficking methamphetamine, amid heightened tension between Beijing and Ottawa over the arrest of a Huawei Technolo...
09:34, 04/30/2019

U.S. indicts operators of 'dark web' drug referral service U.S. prosecutors have filed money laundering charges against two Israelis who allegedly made millions of dollars operating a website connecting customers to sellers of fentanyl, heroin, guns and other...
23:17, 05/08/2019

New HHS rule to force drug companies to list prices in TV ads Heath and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced Wednesday a new rule to require pharmaceutical companies to reveal the prices of drugs they advertise in television ads....
22:51, 05/08/2019

Generic version of HIV prevention drug on way after activist campaign Gilead Sciences, makers of HIV prevention drug Truvada, have announced that a generic version will be available as early as September 2020. Truvada, also called PrEP, is a daily pill that prevents tho...
23:17, 05/09/2019

Pharma Companies Will Soon Be Required to List Drug Prices in TV Ads TV ads for prescription drugs are already annoying as hell, but those drug ads are about to get even more absurd. The U.S. government will soon require pharmaceutical companies to display the price of...
21:51, 05/08/2019

The Latest: Man in Wisconsin shooting faced drug charges The Latest on a Wisconsin shooting that killed a firefighter in Appleton and left another man dead (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Authorities in Wisconsin have identified a man who they say exchanged gu...
08:51, 05/18/2019

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, and her taking a Big Pharma head to task for the ...
10:17, 05/18/2019

New Drug Trial Ordered After Prosecutor’s Religion Questions LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A federal appellate panel has ordered a new trial and reversed a couple’s drug convictions partly because a prosecutor cited their beliefs in a religious figure regarded as...
12:51, 05/20/2019

Most health care industry profits go to drug companies Big Pharma eats up a lion’s share of health care industry profits, according to new first-quarter financial reports — and its dominance has implications for Americans struggling to pay for prescriptio...
02:00, 05/14/2019

Hearing in Virginia drug case delayed for 900-pound man RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A hearing scheduled in Virginia in a cocaine conspiracy case has been delayed after the 900-pound (410-kilogram) defendant had to be taken to the hospital. U.S. Magistrate Judge D...
01:17, 05/14/2019

Frenchman sentenced to death for drug trafficking in Indonesia An Indonesian court sentenced a French national to death on Monday for drug trafficking, his lawyer said, after prosecutors had called for a 20-year prison sentence....
15:51, 05/20/2019

Lawmakers target spouses who drug, rape their partners COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Efforts to end exemptions in state laws for rape by a spouse are gaining renewed attention in the #MeToo era. Vestiges of the so-called “marital rape exemption” or &#...
17:17, 05/04/2019

900-pound drug suspect had hole cut in home to get to court A 900-pound man was set to be literally cut out of his house in Virginia on Monday afternoon in a huge operation to bring him to court to face drug charges. The FBI and US Marshals Service were asked ...
00:51, 05/14/2019

Patients' drug costs surge for some neurologic conditions (Reuters Health) - Many patients with neurologic disorders like multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and Parkinson's disease have seen steep increases in their out-of-pocket costs for drugs in recent years, a...
00:17, 05/02/2019

Giants prospect suspended for performance-enhancing drug San Francisco Giants pitching prospect Logan Webb suspended 80 games for testing positive for performance-enhancing substance        ...
18:00, 05/01/2019

Indonesia sentences Frenchman to death for drug crimes Felix Dorfin has been sentenced to death in a surprise verdict after prosecutors asked for a 20-year jail term. Indonesia has some of the world's strictest drug laws — including death by firing squad....
22:51, 05/20/2019

Generic HIV prevention drug coming in 2020, Gilead says Following a campaign by activists, Gilead announced a generic version of Truvada, or PrEP, will be available next September, a year earlier than expected, NBC News reports....
00:51, 05/09/2019

Tyreke Evans Kicked Out Of NBA For Drug Policy Violation This afternoon, the NBA announced that Pacers guard and former rookie of the year Tyreke Evans has been “dismissed and disqualified from the league for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Pr...
08:00, 05/18/2019

Maryland Takes Step Toward Capping Drug Prices Maryland is poised to become the first state to create a panel to review expensive prescription drugs and cap what public agencies will pay for them....
14:51, 04/30/2019

K-pop star held on drug charges in latest scandal K-pop and drama star Park Yu-chun was arrested on Friday on charges of buying and using illegal drugs, a court said, the latest in a series of scandals to hit the South Korean entertainment business....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Albania court jails drug trafficker for 10 years TIRANA, Albania (AP) — An Albanian drug trafficker who went on the run for three years has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Tirana’s Serious Crimes Court on Tuesday convicted Kelmend Balili...
19:00, 05/07/2019

Lab Owner Arrested for Falsifying Results of Drug Tests Investigators are scrambling to determine how many parents may have lost jobs, custody of their children and more after the owner of an Alabama laboratory was arrested for altering the results of drug...
00:17, 05/15/2019

Honduras: Former officials accused of laundering drug money Former president Porfirio Lobo’s administration is being investigated for laundering drug money. The OAS anti-corruption mission (MACCIH) has filed injunctions against 12 people....
06:00, 05/25/2019

Mexican cartel drug trafficker sentenced in Atlanta ATLANTA (AP) — The head of the U.S. arm of the cocaine transportation and distribution network of Edgar Valdez-Villareal, also known as La Barbie, has been sentenced to federal prison for trafficking ...
02:51, 05/17/2019

PhRMA: Drug advertising rules would confuse patients Pharmaceutical ads mandate also would ignore First Amendment and give short shrift to FDA, says the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America        ...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Merck to Buy Cancer Drug Maker Peloton Therapeutics Merck agreed to acquire cancer drug developer Peloton Therapeutics for $1.05 billion in cash, adding to a list of deals in 2019 by pharmaceutical companies looking to bolster their cancer treatment po...
17:34, 05/21/2019

Yaba: The cheap synthetic drug convulsing a nation Yaba, a mix of methamphetamine and caffeine, is wreaking havoc in Bangladesh, and hundreds of people have died in "crossfire" incidents involving police....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Cardinals star Patrick Peterson hit with six-game drug ban Cardinals star cornerback Patrick Peterson is suspended the first six games of the season for violating the NFL’s performance-enhancing drug policy, ESPN.com reports. Peterson is one of the best...
01:34, 05/17/2019

TCU RB Sewo Olonilua arrested on drug possession charges HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — TCU running back Sewo Olonilua, who set a school bowl record with 194 yards rushing in a victory over California last season, has been arrested on drug possession charges. The...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Police arrest more than 100 in central Florida drug bust Florida police arrested over 100 members of a suspected criminal drug origination and seized 75 firearms and over 500,000 lethal doses of fentanyl, authorities said....
21:34, 05/02/2019

GSK's 3-in-1 inhalable drug shows promise in asthma study British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline Plc said on Thursday that its three-in-one drug Trelegy met the main goal of a late-stage asthma study, signalling a possible boost to its lung medicines division tha...
23:34, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Pfizer gets U.S. approval for $225,000 a year heart drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved Pfizer Inc's oral drug, tafamidis, to treat a rare and fatal heart disease called transthyretin amyloid cardiomyopathy, the U.S drugmaker said....
13:51, 05/06/2019

Gilead experimental NASH drug fails another study Gilead Sciences Inc's experimental drug aimed at treating a type of fatty liver disease known as NASH failed to meet the main goal of a late-stage study on Thursday, two months after it failed another...
20:00, 04/28/2019

$2.1m Novartis gene therapy to become world's most expensive drug US approves the one-time treatment for deadly spinal muscular atrophy in infantsSwiss drugmaker Novartis has received US approval for its spinal muscular atrophy gene therapy Zolgensma – pricing the o...
05:51, 05/25/2019

Alex Hales drug ban prompts review of ECB guidelines The fallout from Alex Hales's 21-day recreational drugs ban will see the ECB and PCA review the regulations around the issue – even though they were only changed in March....
18:00, 05/01/2019

22 arrested across Europe in swoop on 'dangerous drug gang' Europol says group was involved in drug and cigarette trafficking and assassinationsPolice have arrested 22 suspects in an operation across five countries that dismantled one of Europe’s top criminal ...
12:17, 05/22/2019

INSIGHT-In Canada, a little-known drug regulator shows its teeth A tiny, little-known government agency is ramping up regulation of Canada's pharmaceutical industry, seeking to rein in prices for patented drugs that are among the highest in the world, according to ...
10:34, 05/08/2019

Many Readers Say No to Idea of Life-Extending Drug, but Yes for Their Dogs “You can’t cheat death,” wrote a reader who echoed many responses to an article about drug tests on dogs to try to slow aging. But others said the goal seemed worthy....
20:00, 04/28/2019

PTSD may one day be treated with a common blood pressure drug Preliminary experiments suggest that a type of blood pressure drug can make it easier to un-learn fear memories, hinting at a possible treatment for PTSD...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Drug-releasing coil in stomach could provide better treatment for TB Some people have to take several tablets each day to treat tuberculosis – a coil threaded with pills and inserted in the stomach offers an alternative...
18:34, 04/28/2019

1,000-Year-Old Psychedelic Drug Kit Contains Traces of Cocaine and Ayahuasca Archaeologists in the Bolivian Andes have discovered a 1,000-year-old ritual bundle—basically a stash of drug paraphernalia—containing traces five different psychoactive substances, including cocaine ...
03:17, 05/08/2019

Guaido envoy: Venezuelans want out of 'drug cartel regime' Even with support in the international community, self-appointed Venezuelan leader Juan Guaido has failed to oust President Maduro. Has Guaido's movement given false hope to Venezuelans? DW meets his ...
13:51, 05/21/2019

Former NFL, LSU football player rebounds from drug addiction, homelessness to help others Former speedster and wide receiver Eric Smith played at LSU and Scottish Claymores before the Chicago Bears. In recovery, he's giving to others.        ...
17:17, 05/17/2019

CBOE Announces April 10 Launch Date For CBOE Short-Term VIX Options With Weekly Expirations CHICAGO and BOCA RATON, Fla., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced that it plans to launch trading of options with weekly expirations on the CBOE Shor...
00:51, 05/02/2019

North Korea fires short-range projectiles after failed nuclear summit: South Korea North Korea fired several short-range projectiles from its east coast on Saturday, South Korea's military said, as analysts said the country is stepping up pressure against the United States after Feb...
06:00, 05/04/2019

UA women’s golf falls just short of NCAA golf championship TUCSON – After stunning golf powerhouse USC to advance to the NCAA Final Four, the Arizona Wildcat women’s golf team fell short of advancing to the championship match for the second year i...
16:17, 05/23/2019

Don't let your property become party central: the accidental landlord warns against swapping long-term tenants for short-term lets You can charge hotel prices when letting a property for a night or two but if you get a few 'psycho teens' who decide to trash the place, don't say you weren't warned by the accidental landlord...
16:34, 05/07/2019

Philadelphia's move toward decriminalizing drug possession: smart or dangerous? Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner says that the city is moving toward the decriminalization of possession of small amounts of drugs, on the grounds that often medical treatment – and not cr...
18:34, 05/09/2019

Lawsuit dismissed in death of student turned drug informant WAHPETON, N.D. (AP) — A judge has dismissed a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of a North Dakota college student turned police drug informant. The body of 20-year-old Andrew Sadek was recov...
15:00, 05/22/2019

Fibromyalgia sufferers given hope after diabetes drug 'eradicates pain' RESEARCHERS believe they've found the 'missing link' to understanding the mysterious condition and trials of a new treatment have had amazing results....
19:17, 05/09/2019

Mallinckrodt shares drop after U.S. joins cases over expensive drug The U.S. Justice Department has joined a pair of whistleblower lawsuits alleging a drugmaker now owned by Mallinckrodt Plc improperly promoted an expensive multiple sclerosis treatment and paid kickba...
19:34, 04/30/2019

Dozens of States Sue 20 Drug Companies for Price Fixing and Obstruction Forty-four states, led by the Connecticut attorney general’s office, have filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court against 20 generic pharmaceutical manufacturers accusing the companies of conspiring to...
02:00, 05/12/2019

Connecticut police arrest 52 drug suspects in massive sting The Waterbury Police Department launched "Operation: Raw Deal" last September, which netted 52 arrests, in response to an uptick in heroin overdoses and deaths in the community....
04:17, 05/19/2019

Autopsy: Woman killed in drug raid had 4 gunshot wounds HOUSTON (AP) — An autopsy report for a woman fatally who along with her husband was fatally shot by Houston police during a drug raid of their home says she suffered four gunshot wounds. The autopsy r...
02:00, 05/03/2019

WHO drug pricing talks may fail to end secrecy, activists fear Governments are working on a drug pricing transparency deal at the World Health Organization's (WHO) annual assembly, but activists said on Thursday they fear crucial costs may be left out, enabling p...
01:00, 05/24/2019

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 autoimmune disorder....
17:17, 05/07/2019

Drug laws must be amended to ‘combat racial discrimination’, UN experts say At every stage of the criminal justice system, people of African descent around the world are discriminated against, including death sentencing for drugs-related crimes, United Nations human rights ex...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Suspects arrested across Europe in drug gang investigation: Europol Twenty-two suspects have been arrested across Europe in a coordinated operation against a drug smuggling gang, European police agency Europol said on Wednesday....
19:34, 05/22/2019

NYPD detective gets 2 years for lying about drug-dealing bookie An NYPD detective was sentenced to two years in prison on Friday for lying to the feds to protect his sports bookie — who was allegedly dealing drugs while working as a government informant. Saed Raba...
06:34, 05/25/2019

U.S. states sue Teva, 19 other drug companies in price-fixing complaint Forty-four U.S. states have filed a lawsuit accusing 20 drug companies including Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc of a sweeping scheme to inflate drug prices and stifle competition for more than 100 gener...
19:51, 05/11/2019

Indiana Pacers’ Tyreke Evans banned from NBA due to drug violation Evans, a 10-year NBA veteran who played last season for the Indiana Pacers and was set to become an unrestricted free agent, is eligible to apply for reinstatement in two years....
09:17, 05/18/2019

Commentary: We need to make sure new drug cures don't widen income gap for the poor Drugmakers need to make sure there's equitable access to effective therapies and that the destiny of a child with a debilitating disease doesn't turn on which insurance pool they're bor...
17:17, 05/20/2019

Just Approved Gene Therapy Drug Is World's Most Expensive At $2.1 Million The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the most expensive drug in the world, a $2.1 million, one-time gene therapy for treatment of a rare disease that afflicts infants....
06:00, 05/25/2019

| Elderly Aussie couple sign for drug shipment after delivery mix-up An elderly couple in Australia were the surprise recipients of an illegal drug shipment after signing for a wrongly delivered parcel containing millions of dollars' worth of methamphetamine, police sa...
07:00, 05/03/2019

No prison for mom after baby dies from drug-laced breast milk CHALFONT, Pa. — A Pennsylvania mother who prosecutors say killed her 11-week-old son with a lethal mix of drugs in her breast milk is not going to prison. Under terms of a plea agreement, a judge has ...
08:17, 05/10/2019

FDA approves expanded label for Regeneron/Sanofi's cholesterol drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc's cholesterol drug Praluent as a treatment to cut the risk of heart attacks, stroke and other major cardiovascula...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Gilead donates anti-HIV drug for 200,000 people to help Trump initiative Pharmaceutical giant Gilead Sciences will donate the anti-HIV drug Truvada to the federal government so it can move toward its goal to eliminate HIV transmission in a decade....
06:17, 05/10/2019

Woman lost hair and became suicidal after taking MS drug: suit A mom with multiple sclerosis says she lost her hair, became covered in lesions and even became suicidal — all because of a greedy doctor who was cashing in on her dubious medication, according to a M...
05:17, 05/06/2019

Ex-Franklin Officer Accused Of Tipping Off Doctor To Drug Investigation SIMPSON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A former Simpson County police officer has been charged with conspiring to obstruct a drug investigation against a doctor. Former Franklin Police Lt. Vickie Kristi...
17:00, 05/12/2019

Berlin park’s drug dealer solution panned by authorities BERLIN (AP) — A creative attempt by a downtown Berlin park manager to keep drug dealers away from families and joggers has been met with an emphatic “nein” from German officials. Cengiz De...
17:00, 05/09/2019

House Rented Out By IPS Officer In Greater Noida Was Den Of Drug Cartel In a house belonging to an IPS officer, who had rented it out, ran an international drug cartel for over two years till it was busted a few days back....
07:17, 05/21/2019

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 lower drug prices....
15:17, 05/09/2019

Indivior signs deal to sell schizophrenia drug in Canada British drugmaker Indivior Plc on Thursday signed a licensing agreement with HLS Therapeutics Inc for the sale of its schizophrenia drug Perseris in Canada....
14:00, 05/09/2019

Archaeologists found 1,000-year-old cocaine in an ancient drug stash Humans who lived 1,000 years ago could never have imagined the incredible advancements the subsequent centuries would bring. What we consider to be our mundane daily routines would be utterly mind-blo...
22:51, 05/07/2019

Indiana sheriff's office encourages drug dealers to rat out their competition An Indiana sheriff's office is offering drug dealers the opportunity to snitch on their fellow drug dealers as a way to "take care of" their competitors....
02:51, 05/07/2019

Erection drug is an ‘effective’ heart failure treatment: study A drug used to pump up men’s sex lives has been found to be good for the heart. Scientists say the erectile-dysfunction (ED) drug, Tadalafil, was found to slow and even reverse the progression of hear...
11:51, 05/02/2019

John Jay College plans to fire professors over sex and drug scandal John Jay College of Criminal Justice revealed Tuesday that it’s moving to fire three professors over a sex and drugs scandal first exposed by The Post. In a Tuesday email obtained by The Post, c...
22:00, 05/14/2019

New drug for multiple sclerosis patients after maker drops price Hope for sufferers of rare form of disease as manufacturers of Ocrevus cave in to NHS EnglandPeople with a rare form of multiple sclerosis will finally get access to a drug that can slow the disease’s...
04:17, 05/09/2019

AbbVie, Boehringer Settle U.S. Patent Dispute Over Drug Humira AbbVie and Boehringer Ingelheim said they have resolved their U.S. patent dispute over a biosimilar to Abbvie’s Humira, the world’s biggest-selling drug....
23:34, 05/14/2019

'Bring it on' - Philippines' drug war commander invites probes into killings The top enforcer of a brutal war on drugs in the Philippines on Friday dared prosecutors to go after him for the deaths of thousands of people, after activists warned that his election to the Senate c...
09:51, 05/17/2019

Romance writer arrested on drug charges in West Virginia BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (AP) — Police in West Virginia have arrested a popular self-published romance writer on drug charges following a traffic stop. The Exponent Telegram reports 28-year-old Kelly Ann Scy...
01:00, 05/17/2019

The obscure advisory committees at the heart of the U.S. drug pricing debate Expectations were high last year for three new migraine drugs hitting the market from Amgen Inc, Eli Lilly and Co and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries....
17:34, 04/29/2019

Man freed in ‘doppleganger’ case now facing weapons, drug charges KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City man who was released from prison and awarded $1 million for his wrongful conviction has been indicted on weapons and drug charges. Federal prosecutors say Richard Jone...
04:00, 05/25/2019

Gilead, HHS chief announce donation of HIV prevention drug Truvada Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar announced a deal this week for drugmaker Gilead Sciences to donate billions of dollars in HIV prevention drugs over the course of the next decade....
22:17, 05/10/2019

Chinese researchers try brain implants to treat drug addicts The treatment — deep brain stimulation — has long been used for movement disorders like Parkinson's. Now, the first clinical trial of DBS for methamphetamine addiction is being conducted at Shanghai's...
16:51, 05/08/2019

U.S. imposes drug-related sanctions on Mexican judge, former governor The United States imposed sanctions on Friday on 11 Mexicans, including a judge and a former governor, over their involvement with drug trafficking organizations, the Treasury Department said....
18:51, 05/17/2019

Watch: Mom in labor's positive drug test blamed on bagel A New York state mother was temporarily separated from her newborn son after a bagel caused a false positive on a drug test administered while she was in labor....
18:00, 05/15/2019

Jury convicts man of Illinois drug-case informant's death Jurors in Chicago have convicted a man in the 2012 murder of an informant who cooperated with a federal investigation into a central Illinois drug ring....
18:34, 05/06/2019

Merck to buy cancer drug developer Peloton for $1.05 billion in cash Merck & Co Inc said on Tuesday it would buy Peloton Therapeutics Inc for $1.05 billion in cash to gain access to the privately held company's renal cancer drug candidate....
15:17, 05/21/2019

Hospital Drug-Making Venture Picks Antibiotics as First Products Civica Rx, the nonprofit drugmaking venture established by a group of hospitals, plans to begin distributing vancomycin hydrochloride and daptomycin before the end of September....
16:34, 05/15/2019

Honduran anti-graft mission investigates ex-president over drug money Former Honduran President Porfirio Lobo is being investigated on suspicion of involvement in laundering illegal drug money as part of a wider probe into his 2010-14 administration, an international an...
04:17, 05/25/2019

Cancer-Drug Giant Roche Loses Edge as Rivals Grow Switzerland’s Roche Holding has enjoyed years as an unrivaled force in oncology. Now, with more companies piling into the space and its top-selling drugs losing sales to lower-cost copies, that is abo...
18:51, 04/28/2019

First FDA-approved drug for postpartum depression hits market in June — but with a $34,000 price tag In June, Zulresso — the first medicine approved by the FDA to specifically treat postpartum depression — will hit the market. Sage Therapeutics, the maker of the drug, hopes it will also address the p...
16:34, 04/29/2019

States bring price fixing suit against generic drug makers BOSTON (AP) — Attorneys general from more than 40 states are alleging the nation’s largest generic drug manufacturers conspired to artificially inflate and manipulate prices for more than 100 di...
21:00, 05/11/2019

U.N. Issues Urgent Warning on the Growing Peril of Drug-Resistant Infections A new report says the overuse of antimicrobial drugs in humans, animals and plants is fueling resistant pathogens that could kill 10 million people annually by 2050....
03:17, 04/30/2019

Nancy Pelosi's Drug Price Compromise Is Bad Policy and Worse Politics Mere weeks ago, we brought you the news that progressive House Democrats were joyful that Democratic leadership was not “wedded” to a terrible drug pricing proposal that would appoint an arbitrator to...
22:17, 05/24/2019

Houston police finish criminal probe of deadly drug raid HOUSTON (AP) — Houston police Chief Art Acevedo says his department has finished its criminal investigation into a deadly January drug raid that killed a couple and injured five officers. Acevedo said...
23:34, 05/15/2019

Geraldo Rivera to pharmaceutical companies: ‘They’re drug pushers in white coats’ Fox News correspondent-at-large Geraldo Rivera got an inside look at the opioid crisis with a visit to the Sarasota County Jail in Florida. Speaking on “Fox & Friends” on Monday....
20:17, 04/29/2019

Gene-modified viruses rescue patient from drug-resistant 'superbug' Doctors normally resort to bacteriophages (bacteria-killing viruses) to kill antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" only when they've run out of options, in part because it's difficult to find the...
20:34, 05/12/2019

AOC confronts drug company CEO over prices, then promotes universal health care Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., attempted to make a case for universal health care on Thursday after a tense confrontation with the CEO of Gilead Sciences....
00:17, 05/17/2019

Japan Sentencing In Drug Case "Won't Impact" Ness Wadia, Says Company Industrialist Ness Wadia's sentencing by a Japanese court for possessing drugs will not affect him "in the discharge of any of his responsibilities", the Wadia Group said in a statement today....
12:00, 04/30/2019

Centre for Cancer Drug Discovery to focus on anti-evolution treatments Most people who die of cancer are killed by drug-resistant tumours. Can a new research centre focussing on developing anti-evolution treatments change that?...
03:00, 05/16/2019

"Mom, Police", Yelled Parrot As Cops Chased Drug Dealers. Now In Custody A parrot was taken into custody Monday after nearly spoiling a raid while playing lookout for two crack-dealing suspects by repeatedly yelling, "Mamae, policia!" according to Brazilian police in the.....
21:00, 04/28/2019

NHS to fund drug that prolongs lives of children with muscle-wasting disease Spinraza to be made available to spinal muscular atrophy patientsA drug that could prolong the lives of children with a rare muscle-wasting disease has been approved by the NHS in England after length...
10:34, 05/15/2019

NHS England, Biogen reach deal on pricey drug for deadly disorder England's National Health Service said it had reached a deal to pay for U.S. drugmaker Biogen Inc's expensive spinal muscle atrophy treatment Spinraza....
01:17, 05/15/2019

Philippines voters back Duterte and his drug war as he closes in on midterms victory Unofficial results show president’s allies have won nine key upper house seats, traditionally a bulwark against his controversial policiesPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s allies were poised for ...
02:51, 05/14/2019

Honduran anti-graft mission probes ex-president over drug money An international anti-corruption mission in Honduras said on Friday it is investigating former president Porfirio Lobo on suspicion of involvement in laundering illegal drug money as part of a wider p...
03:00, 05/25/2019

Trump, Democratic leaders to meet on drug prices soon: White House U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with congressional Democratic leaders soon to discuss drug prices, the White House said on Tuesday following infrastructure talks with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ...
20:17, 04/30/2019

Drug dogs face an uncertain fate if marijuana is legalized in New York Legalization of marijuana could limit or end the work of hundreds of trained canines. "You have to get all new drug dogs," one former officer said.        ...
04:00, 05/24/2019

Nottinghamshire say Alex Hales is ready for ‘long road back’ after drug ban • Batsman set to play against Durham after meeting with hierarchy• Hales was removed from England’s provisional World Cup squadAlex Hales will return to cricket with Nottinghamshire on Friday for the ...
04:34, 05/02/2019

The 6 craziest quotes from that Anjelica Huston interview, from drug use to her Oprah beef In a wide-ranging interview "Addams Family" star Angelica Huston, 67, opened up about her past drug use and her relationships with Jack Nicholson and Ryan O'Neal.       ...
22:17, 05/01/2019

Ness Wadia's Sentencing In Drug Case May Lead To IPL Team's Suspension As per the Operational Rules of IPL, no team official can act in a manner which brings disrepute to the team, the league, the BCCI or the game on or off the field....
08:17, 05/01/2019

San Francisco homeless, drug problems won't be 'solved by government', Larry Elder says The drug abuse and homeless problems in cities like San Francisco will not be solved by government actions because they are "moral" and "spiritual" problems, according to conservative radio host Larry...
07:51, 05/21/2019

Health Canada’s drug safety warnings not consistent with other countries’: report Health Canada issued warnings for only half of drug-safety issues identified in the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom, a new report finds....
18:51, 05/01/2019

Billionaire victim advocate faces hearing in Vegas drug case LAS VEGAS (AP) — A judge says she’ll decide next month if a California tech billionaire and victim rights advocate should stand trial on felony drug trafficking charges after authorities say he ...
02:00, 05/03/2019

Court hearing for 900-pound drug suspect will be held on loading dock A morbidly-obese man weighing over 900 pounds is due to face drug charges Tuesday afternoon — in a makeshift courtroom convened on a loading dock. Kenneth Hicks, 48, is scheduled for the unusual...
17:00, 05/21/2019

This Park in Germany Has Designated ‘Pink Zone’ Areas for Drug Dealers A park in Berlin has designated areas for drug dealers to do business. The manager of Görlitzer Park in the Kreuzburg area of Berlin spray painted pink poxes on the ground to indicate areas where...
07:00, 05/10/2019

U.S. Supreme Court tosses ruling against Merck on Fosamax osteoporosis drug The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to Merck & Co - at least for now - by throwing out a lower court ruling that had revived hundreds of lawsuits accusing the company of failing to prope...
18:51, 05/20/2019

How the Trump prescription for drug prices transparency could make health care well again Requiring pharmaceutical manufacturers to disclose drug costs in television ads might stimulate debate on who pays for what: Our view        ...
02:00, 05/17/2019