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Oklahoma, Johnson & Johnson face off in first opioid crisis trial

Drugmaker Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma aimed at pinning the blame for the opioid epidemic on its painkiller mark...

Oklahoma, Johnson & Johnson face off in first opioid crisis trial

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Oklahoma and Johnson & Johnson face off in the first opioid crisis trial Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma aimed at pinning the blame for the opioid epidemic on its painkiller marketing....
15:00, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 1-At trial, Oklahoma says Johnson & Johnson's 'greed' fueled U.S. opioid crisis Oklahoma's attorney general on Tuesday argued at the start of the first trial in lawsuits around the United States over the opioid epidemic that "greed" by Johnson & Johnson helped fuel the drug crisi...
18:00, 05/28/2019

First major opioid trial begins in Oklahoma vs. drug maker Johnson & Johnson A historic trial begins Tuesday between the state of Oklahoma and drug maker Johnson & Johnson, which is accused of facilitating the U.S. opioid crisis....
15:00, 05/28/2019

First major opioid trial begins in Oklahoma vs. drugmaker Johnson & Johnson Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter said the opioid crisis is "devastating" his state Tuesday during opening remarks in a historic trial between the state and drugmaker Johnson & Johnson....
21:00, 05/28/2019

Johnson & Johnson wants Oklahoma opioid case tossed, 'fireworks' expected Monday Drugmaker Johnson & Johnson has asked the judge presiding over the historic Oklahoma opioid trial to toss the case, saying the company has been made a "scapegoat" and blasting the state's effort as a ...
23:00, 07/07/2019

Oklahoma, J&J to wrap up first trial over opioid crisis Oklahoma's attorney general is expected on Monday to urge a judge to find Johnson & Johnson responsible for flooding the market with painkillers and fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic, as the first tria...
14:34, 07/15/2019

Oklahoma at trial says J&J's deceptive marketing fueled U.S. opioid crisis The state of Oklahoma accused Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday of using deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of addictive painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, at the start of the first...
21:51, 05/28/2019

Oklahoma seeks to hold J&J responsible for opioid crisis as trial ends Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday urged a judge to hold Johnson & Johnson responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic, as the first trial nationally in litigation over the drug crisis c...
18:17, 07/15/2019

J&J's greed helped fuel U.S. opioid crisis, Oklahoma claims at trial Johnson & Johnson's greed led the drugmaker to use deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, the state of Oklahoma alleged at the start of the fi...
23:51, 05/28/2019

Oklahoma urges judge to hold J&J responsible for opioid crisis as trial ends Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday urged a judge to hold Johnson & Johnson responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic, as the first trial nationally in litigation over the drug crisis c...
20:34, 07/15/2019

Judge dismisses Johnson & Johnson's request to toss out lawsuit over opioids crisis Oklahoma judge says state presented sufficient evidence alleging that the company played a leading role in creating the epidemicPharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson has a legal case to answer over a...
23:34, 07/08/2019

Oklahoma Faces Off Against J & J in First Trial of an Opioid Maker With Purdue Pharma and Teva settling the case, the state sought to hold J & J responsible for the broader opioid crisis. The company argued that it operated responsibly and lawfully....
02:17, 05/29/2019

Landmark US opioid trial begins in Oklahoma Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson has gone to trial in Oklahoma over its contribution to the state's opioid crisis. The case could set a precedent for thousands of other US lawsuits against dr...
10:00, 05/29/2019

Spotlight on Oklahoma for start of trial for opioid makers OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma is poised to become the first state to go to trial in a lawsuit against the makers of pharmaceuticals blamed for contributing to the nation’s opioid crisis. Several...
17:00, 05/27/2019

UPDATE 2-Oklahoma at trial's end says opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial ...
18:51, 07/15/2019

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

Opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic, Oklahoma argues at trial's end Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial...
21:17, 07/15/2019

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

Overdose victim's father testifies in Oklahoma opioid trial of J&J The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose provided emotional testimony about the personal cost of the nationwide opioid epidemic on Wednesday during the second day of tria...
18:34, 05/29/2019

U.S. football player's overdose death spotlighted in J&J Oklahoma opioid trial The father of a college football player who died of a drug overdose gave emotional testimony about the U.S. opioid epidemic's personal cost on Wednesday in the second day of trial of a lawsuit by the ...
23:51, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 2-'We had no idea': overdose victim's dad testifies in J&J Oklahoma opioid trial The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose provided emotional testimony about the U.S. opioid epidemic's personal cost on Wednesday during the second day of trial in a laws...
21:00, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. football player's overdose death spotlighted in J&J Oklahoma opioid trial The father of a college football player who died of a drug overdose gave emotional testimony about the U.S. opioid epidemic's personal cost on Wednesday in the second day of trial of a lawsuit by the ...
02:17, 05/30/2019

Opioid Maker Agrees to Pay Oklahoma $85 Million Over Claims Company Helped Create Addiction Crisis (Bloomberg) — Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. agreed to pay $85 million to settle an Oklahoma lawsuit claiming that illegal marketing of its opioid painkillers contributed to a public health...
19:17, 05/26/2019

Johnson & Johnson faces criminal probe related to baby powder: Bloomberg The U.S. Justice Department is pursuing a criminal probe into whether Johnson & Johnson lied about potential cancer risks of its talcum powder, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the ...
18:51, 07/12/2019

Johnson & Johnson accused of 'cynical, deceitful' bid to drive up painkiller sales Drug giant accused of deceptive marketing conspiracyCivil suit says J&J was ‘kingpin’ of public health emergencyJohnson & Johnson, one of the world’s largest drug companies, has been accused of “a cyn...
20:00, 05/28/2019

Judge orders Johnson & Johnson, Colgate to pay woman $10M in cancer case A California jury ordered Johnson & Johnson and Colgate-Palmolive Co. to pay nearly $10 million to a woman who blamed her cancer diagnosis on their products....
03:17, 06/13/2019

Johnson & Johnson faces multibillion opioids lawsuit that could upend big pharma Oklahoma is holding the drug giant with the family-friendly image responsible for its addiction epidemicDay after day, the memos flashing across screens in an Oklahoma courtroom have jarred with the f...
11:34, 06/23/2019

Johnson & Johnson beats profit estimates on pharma strength, raises sales outlook Johnson & Johnson hiked its full-year operational sales forecast as strong demand for its cancer drugs Darzalex and Imbruvica helped it beat estimates for second-quarter profit on Tuesday....
13:51, 07/16/2019

Exclusive: FBI targets Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, GE, Philips in Brazil graft case - sources The U.S. FBI is investigating corporate giants Johnson & Johnson, Siemens AG, General Electric Co and Philips for allegedly paying kickbacks as part of a scheme involving medical equipment sales in Br...
01:17, 05/18/2019

Ex-Brooklyn resident wins $325M in Johnson & Johnson tainted baby powder suit A former Brooklyn woman has been awarded $325 million by a Manhattan jury after allegedly getting cancer from asbestos-laced Johnson & Johnson baby powder — one of the highest verdicts ever in such ca...
01:00, 06/01/2019

Johnson & Johnson ran 'cunning' scheme to market opioids, attorney says Oklahoma state attorney general is suing company for $17bn, to fund treatment and offset other costs of the opioid epidemicThe pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson ran a “cunning, cynical and deceit...
04:17, 07/16/2019

Johnson & Johnson’s stock tumbles after reports of criminal probe The US Justice Department is pursuing a criminal probe into whether Johnson & Johnson lied about potential cancer risks of its talcum powder, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the ma...
22:51, 07/12/2019

Johnson & Johnson to test experimental HIV vaccine in U.S., Europe Johnson & Johnson said on Friday it plans to conduct a late-stage study of its investigational vaccine for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in several countries across the Americas and Europe, inclu...
20:00, 07/12/2019

Johnson & Johnson to submit applications for at least 10 new drugs by 2023 Johnson & Johnson said on Wednesday it expected to file marketing applications for at least 10 new drugs between 2019 to 2023, to strengthen its pharmaceuticals unit which has been a major growth driv...
14:00, 05/15/2019

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18:00, 06/06/2019

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14:17, 05/25/2019

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18:00, 06/12/2019

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06:17, 06/05/2019

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12:51, 05/29/2019

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11:17, 06/14/2019

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20:34, 05/29/2019

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14:17, 05/29/2019

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15:51, 05/29/2019

Boris Johnson 'could face Tory coup' over no-deal Brexit stance Tobias Ellwood says MPs would vote against government as Jeremy Hunt accuses rival of cowardiceToday’s political developments - live newsJeremy Hunt has stepped up his criticism of Boris Johnson for a...
11:34, 06/24/2019

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13:00, 05/29/2019

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07:34, 06/21/2019

Boris Johnson face questions in court over allegedly making misleading claims during 2016 Brexit referendum Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, was told to appear to court to face questions concerning alleged misconduct during the 2016 Brexit referendum campai...
18:17, 05/29/2019

Lawmakers choose Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt to face off in British race; Michael Gove, Sajid Javid out British politicians Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will face each other to replace Theresa May as prime minister after candidate Michael Gove was eliminated from the ballot Thursday....
04:51, 06/21/2019

Tory leadership race: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt to face Brexit questions in Northern Ireland hustings Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will face further questions about their Brexit plans at a hustings in Northern Ireland as the race to Number 10 continues....
05:00, 07/02/2019

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17:00, 05/27/2019

Oklahoma judge wants more answers on $85M opioid settlement NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma judge is declining to approve the state’s proposed $85 million settlement with an opioid maker until he’s assured it complies with a new law targeting such...
01:17, 06/11/2019

Teva settles with Oklahoma for $85 million in opioid case NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — One of the drugmakers named in Oklahoma’s lawsuit over the opioid crisis has agreed to a settlement in which it will pay the state $85 million. Israeli-owned Teva Pharmaceut...
19:51, 05/26/2019

Judge approves Teva's $85M opioid settlement with Oklahoma A judge approved Monday a revised $85 million settlement between Oklahoma and Teva Pharmaceuticals over the company's role in fueling the state's ongoing opioid crisis....
06:34, 06/25/2019

Teva Settles Oklahoma Opioid Case for $85 Million The Israel-based drugmaker agreed to pay $85 million to resolve claims by the state of Oklahoma that the company’s marketing helped fuel a rise in opioid addiction....
20:51, 05/26/2019

Opioid drug defendants ask Oklahoma judge to end case The defendants in Oklahoma's trial against drugmakers are asking a judge to rule in their favor, arguing the state has failed to prove they're responsible for the opioid epidemic....
21:51, 07/03/2019

Federal government wants a cut of $270M Oklahoma got from opioid manufacturer Oklahoma received $270 million in its settlement with Purdue Pharma, the manufacturing giant behind dangerously addictive opioid OxyContin, but the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services want a po...
00:34, 06/29/2019

Feds seek portion of Oklahoma’s $270M opioid settlement OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The federal government is seeking a portion of Oklahoma’s $270 million settlement with Purdue Pharma that stemmed from the state’s ongoing lawsuit against opioid drug ...
19:34, 06/27/2019

Oklahoma judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement An Oklahoma judge on Monday approved a revised $85 million settlement with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd resolving claims by the state's attorney general that the drugmaker helped fuel the U.S. o...
22:51, 06/24/2019

UPDATE 2-Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 mln to settle opioid claims Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd said on Sunday it had agreed to pay an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma days before the company was set to face trial over allegations that it and o...
00:34, 05/27/2019

UPDATE 1-Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 mln to settle opioid claims Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said on Sunday it had agreed an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma days before the company was set to face trial over allegations that it and other drugma...
19:00, 05/26/2019

Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 million to settle opioid claims Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said on Sunday it had agreed an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma days before the company was set to face trial over allegations that it and other drugma...
18:51, 05/26/2019

Retired Oklahoma judge to mediate opioid settlement funds NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A former Oklahoma State Supreme Court justice will attempt to resolve a dispute over how to disburse an $85 million settlement of a state lawsuit with Teva Pharmaceuticals. Clevel...
16:34, 06/18/2019

Besieged Rohingya Face ‘Crisis Within the Crisis’: Deadly Floods More than 100,000 refugees live in Bangladeshi camps prone to high water and landslides. “Their lives are greatly at risk,” a top U.N. official said....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Teva Pharmaceuticals Reaches $85 Million Settlement with Oklahoma in Opioid Lawsuit Israel-based Teva Pharmaceuticals has agreed to pay Oklahoma $85 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the state’s attorney general over the company’s involvement in fueling the opioid epidemic....
23:51, 05/26/2019

UPDATE 2-Oklahoma judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement An Oklahoma judge on Monday approved a revised $85 million settlement with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd resolving claims by the state's attorney general that the drugmaker helped fuel the U.S. o...
22:51, 06/24/2019

Judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement with state of Oklahoma Teva had reached an agreement with the state of Oklahoma last month, just two days before the drugmaker was set to face a trial alongside Johnson & Johnson....
22:51, 06/24/2019

First Opioid Trial Takes Aim at J & J Having settled with Purdue Pharma and Teva, Oklahoma will now try to blame Johnson & Johnson for its opioid disaster. Nearly 1,900 lawsuits remain nationwide....
19:00, 05/26/2019

Mother of Oklahoma football player who died of opioid overdose: I 'absolutely' hold drug companies responsible An Oklahoma mother whose son died of a prescription opioid overdose has argued that pharmaceutical companies are to blame for the modern opioid crisis, not doctors, ahead of a landmark civil case in h...
21:17, 05/28/2019

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

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11:00, 06/15/2019

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

Opioid crisis hits nonunion plants, too The states where opioid abuse is most rampant are home to numerous nonunion auto plants. A number of those workplaces have policies to help workers with addiction....
06:17, 07/08/2019

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

Factbox: Oklahoma becomes first U.S. state to take drugmakers to trial over opioids Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial on Tuesday in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker of helping fuel the opioid epidemic....
13:17, 05/28/2019

Factbox: Oklahoma becomes first U.S. state to take drugmaker to trial over opioids Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial on Tuesday in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker of helping fuel the opioid epidemic....
16:00, 05/28/2019

Oklahoma nears end to case in trial against drug makers NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma is close to wrapping up its case at trial against Johnson & Johnson, alleging the consumer products giant and its subsidiaries helped fuel the deadly opioid crisis. Attor...
04:17, 06/27/2019

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

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

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

Oklahoma reaches $85 mln settlement with Teva Pharmaceuticals ahead of trial Oklahoma has reached a $85 million settlement agreement with Israeli-based Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd ahead of the start of a trial in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit over the opioid epidemic, t...
18:00, 05/26/2019

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19:34, 07/10/2019

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

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

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

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

Prosecutors say J&J ran 'deceitful, multibillion-dollar brainwashing campaign' in key opioid trial Oklahoma state prosecutors blasted J&J in the first day of a landmark opioid trial Tuesday, saying they ran a "deceitful, multibillion-dollar brainwashing campaign" that led to more than 46,000 deaths...
17:34, 05/28/2019

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13:00, 06/27/2019

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19:51, 05/04/2019

Federal data shows opioid shipments ballooned as crisis grew Newly released federal data shows how drugmakers and distributors increased shipments of opioid painkillers across the U.S. as the nation's addiction crisis accelerated from 2006 to 2012....
16:17, 07/17/2019

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

John Delaney wants pharma companies responsible for opioid crisis to go out of business Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney believes that pharmaceutical companies responsible for the opioid crisis should be fined out of business and plans to push for such an outcome if elected...
09:17, 07/02/2019

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

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

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

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

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

Opioid use booming as tramadol crisis emerges in Africa - U.N. drug report Synthetic opioid use is booming, the United Nations said on Wednesday in a worldwide drug report that showed deaths in the United States from overdoses still rising and a "crisis" of tramadol use emer...
00:17, 06/26/2019

'Not a day to mess around' as Texas, Oklahoma face tornado threat Some 6 million people across a broad swath of Texas and Oklahoma were bracing for possible tornadoes on Monday, as the U.S. National Weather service warned the risk of twisters in the region was at th...
01:00, 05/21/2019

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

Queens rehab program under investigation faces closure amid opioid crisis A taxpayer-funded drug treatment program in Queens will be shuttered unless it gets new management, sources told The Post. The state Attorney General’s office and the state Office of Alcoholism and Su...
05:17, 06/16/2019

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

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

Oklahoma, Arkansas face flood of 'historic magnitude' after storms Thousands of Arkansas and Oklahoma residents braced for more flooding on Wednesday and some evacuated their homes, as forecasts of more rain drove fears that decades-old levees girding the Arkansas Ri...
23:34, 05/29/2019

Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana face flood of 'historic magnitude' Thousands of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Louisiana residents braced for more flooding on Wednesday, and some evacuated their homes, as forecasts of further rain drove fears that decades-old levees girding ...
06:17, 05/30/2019

Senate committee focuses on pain sufferers denied painkillers amid opioid crisis When Senator Lamar Alexander, who chairs the upper chamber’s health committee, held a hearing about prescription opioids earlier this year, the focus was a critical side of the drug overdose debate th...
22:00, 06/03/2019

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

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

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18:51, 07/02/2019

Boris Johnson wants to be UK PM Boris Johnson, the former UK Foreign Secretary and an ardent critic of Theresa May's Brexit strategy, has confirmed he will run for leadership of the Conservative Party when the beleaguered Prime Mini...
07:00, 05/17/2019

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22:51, 06/17/2019

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05:51, 06/14/2019

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20:17, 06/04/2019

Johnson may yet get away with his Brexit plan There were no obvious winners in the Tory leadership contest on Tuesday, as the process - which must somehow come to a resolution in less than 48 hours - meandered forward frustratingly slowly....
05:00, 06/19/2019

Boris Johnson on milkshake tax Boris Johnson has told a leadership hustings in Exeter that he wants to see more work done on getting children to exercise rather than introducing a sugar tax for milkshakes....
14:00, 06/28/2019

Johnson: 20,000 more police officers if I become PM Boris Johnson has upped the stakes in the Tory leadership race once more by pledging to put 20,000 more police officers on the streets over three years....
04:34, 07/04/2019

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02:51, 07/18/2019

Can anything stop Boris Johnson? – podcast The Tory leadership hopeful has spent the past three days avoiding questions on why the police were called to his home after an altercation with his partner. But will questions about Johnson’s previou...
05:51, 06/25/2019

'Not the Boris we're used to': Johnson's ruthlessly organised bid for PM Tory MPs ‘gobsmacked’ by lengths to which frontrunner’s team is going in attempt to win supportBoris Johnson’s campaign to be Britain’s next prime minister is being organised ruthlessly to limit his m...
20:17, 06/09/2019

The Jack Johnson interview – 109 years on Ian Parsons unearths a jewel from the Boxing News archives as Jack Johnson recalls the 'Fight of the Century' against Jim Jeffries The post The Jack Johnson interview – 109 years on appeared first on ...
15:00, 06/10/2019

What Is This ‘Private Prosecution’ of Boris Johnson? Boris Johnson, the Conservative Party front-runner to become the next U.K prime minister, has often been accused of lying, even before he was a politician. But now he faces a criminal lawsuit over his...
14:00, 05/30/2019

Backlash against Boris Johnson over ambassador row A prominent supporter of Boris Johnson has said he agrees with the possible next prime minister's refusal to back the UK's ambassador to Washington amid a row with Donald Trump....
12:34, 07/10/2019

Sam Johnson scores twice, RSL beats Sporting KC 2-0 SANDY, Utah (AP) — Sam Johnson scored twice and Real Salt Lake beat Sporting Kansas City 2-0 on Saturday night. Johnson opened the scoring in the 16th minute. Damir Kreilach blocked Albert Rusnák̵...
08:17, 06/30/2019

Johnson far ahead of rivals in battle to become PM Boris Johnson is by some distance the preferred option among Conservative MPs to become the party's next leader and Britain's new prime minister, a Sky News analysis has found....
09:17, 06/12/2019

We will leave EU by Oct. 31, Johnson vows in pitch to be UK PM Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's prime minister, promised he would take the United Kingdom out of the European Union by Oct. 31, saying that only by preparing to leave without an agreeme...
17:17, 06/14/2019

Should you wash your socks more often than Boris Johnson? The frontrunner to be prime minister has been spotted seemingly wearing the same pair for more than one day. It may be environmentally friendly – but is it hygienic?In the run-up to the Conservative l...
02:51, 06/28/2019

Boris Johnson will take part in BBC TV debate Boris Johnson has confirmed that he will take part in the BBC TV debate on Tuesdayt after the second round of leadership votes among Conservative MPs....
20:34, 06/14/2019

Johnson ally warns PM over new US ambassador Boris Johnson and not Theresa May should appoint Sir Kim Darroch's successor as British ambassador to the US, a key supporter of the Conservative leadership favourite has claimed....
20:17, 07/11/2019

What Boris Johnson’s Forgotten Novel Says About the U.K.’s Likely Leader He’s the author of a farce called “Seventy-Two Virgins,” a Churchill biography and a book in verse about pushy parents. They all say something about his personality....
15:34, 07/17/2019

Estranged Calvin Johnson wants Lions to pay up: ‘You don’t do that’ Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is open to mending fences with his former team, but he has a stipulation. “The only way they’re going to get me back is they put that money back in my...
20:00, 06/02/2019

Boris Johnson to EU: I won't pay unless deal improved Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is stepping up his campaign to be Britain's next prime minister by challenging the European Union over Brexit terms....
15:00, 06/09/2019

Koepka struggles, holds off Johnson for PGA win Brooks Koepka finished with a 4-over 74 Sunday to win the PGA Championship by two strokes over Dustin Johnson. Koepka claimed his fourth major title with the victory....
04:17, 05/20/2019

Boris Johnson to EU: I won’t pay unless deal improved Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is stepping up his campaign to be Britain’s next prime minister by challenging the European Union over Brexit terms...
14:34, 06/09/2019

UK's Johnson says will take part in TV debate on Tuesday: BBC Boris Johnson, the front-runner in the race to succeed Theresa May as British prime minister, has agreed to take part in a televised debate with other contenders on Tuesday, the BBC said....
17:17, 06/14/2019

Johnson threatens to refuse to pay £39bn to EU if he becomes PM Boris Johnson has claimed only he can see off both Nigel Farage and Jeremy Corbyn as he urged Tory MPs and party members to make him their next leader and prime minister....
12:51, 06/09/2019

Boris Johnson bid gets support from former rival LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson’s bid to become Britain’s next prime minister has been bolstered by fresh support from one of his former rivals. Health Secretary Matt Hancock threw his support...
12:17, 06/17/2019

Boris Johnson's 'insult to the French was cut by BBC' Boris Johnson is reported to have called the French "turds" when he was foreign secretary, in a Brexit outburst filmed for a BBC documentary but never broadcast....
06:00, 06/28/2019

Boris Johnson has nothing to hide, says Liz Truss Treasury chief secretary backs Tory leader hopeful and claims attacks are because of ‘huge public appeal’Tory leadership - latestOne of Boris Johnson’s leading supporters has been challenged over whet...
11:17, 06/12/2019

A question of character? Boris Johnson by those who know him Concerns over Johnson’s private life and fitness for office have lingered since he became a politicianJohnson neighbour: ‘There was no response, so we called the police’After the Guardian reported tha...
16:51, 06/22/2019

CMC tycoon Cruddas hands £50,000 to Johnson bid Boris Johnson has been handed £50,000 by Peter Cruddas, one of the City's leading figures, as he seeks to blow rivals away financially and rebuild his standing among employers in the race for the...
14:34, 06/07/2019

Then there were two: Johnson and Hunt fight for British PM job Fervent Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson and foreign minister Jeremy Hunt emerged on Thursday as the only two candidates left in the race to become British prime minister, with the flamboyant Johnson o...
23:00, 06/20/2019

Confusion and backlash against Johnson's 'sin tax' pledge Boris Johnson's pledge to halt "sin taxes" on salty, sugary and fatty foods has been immediately marked by confusion and a backlash among Tory MPs and health charities....
14:17, 07/03/2019

Boris Johnson Is Running for Britain's Top Job. Again. Former foreign minister and Brexit cheerleader Boris Johnson is working to appear more statesmanlike as he takes on Conservative rivals and his own reputation for unpredictable chaos....
11:51, 06/07/2019

Johnson's tax cut 'would mainly benefit high earners' Boris Johnson's plan to cut income tax for those earning more than £50,000 would cost around £9bn and mainly benefit the top 10% of earners, a respected economic think-tank has said....
09:34, 06/25/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson: the country can trust me Former foreign minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday Britain could trust him to be prime minister and he would continue to voice his opinions directly as that is what the public wanted....
13:17, 06/12/2019

Please, someone introduce Dwayne Johnson to better directors On Monday, the announcement went out that Netflix would be picking up the tab for a new blockbuster thriller from Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, called Red Notice. Co-starring Gal Gadot and Ryan Reynolds,...
17:34, 07/10/2019

On Davey G. Johnson: A Memoir by the Guy Who Built the Car Internet with Him [Editor’s Note: It is with incredibly heavy hearts that we must convey the news that beloved former Jalopnik writer Davey G. Johnson’s body was recovered by Calaveras County authorities last night. Mi...
20:34, 06/21/2019

Escapee Sought By Johnson County Officials Johnson County Sheriff’s Office JOHNSON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office is searching for an escapee. According to a Facebook post, 23-year-old Phillip Cod...
16:51, 05/07/2019

Eliminated UK PM candidate Raab backs Johnson Dominic Raab, a former minister knocked out of the race to become British prime minister, backed frontrunner Boris Johnson on Wednesday, telling the Evening Standard newspaper he was the only candidat...
14:34, 06/19/2019

'Laugh-In' star Arte Johnson dies at age 90 Arte Johnson, a lurking presence on U.S. television's "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In" as a lecherous geriatric and a comic German soldier who found things on the show "verrry interesting" - but not necess...
02:51, 07/04/2019

What Boris Johnson’s filthy car tells us about the aspiring PM Photographs of his Toyota are a still life of slovenliness, but are the cartons, crumbs and crumpled clothes a sign of a muddled mind?It might prove to be the most relatable thing about the Tory leade...
18:00, 06/19/2019

Another ballot win for Johnson as 'underdog' Stewart surprises Boris Johnson has again secured a comprehensive victory in the latest ballot of Conservative MPs to choose their new party leader and the UK's next prime minister....
16:51, 06/19/2019

Kim Darroch quits as UK ambassador to US 'after Johnson remarks' Envoy saw his position as untenable after Boris Johnson did not back him, Guardian understandsPolitics latest news - liveSir Kim Darroch, the UK ambassador to Washington who has been at the centre of ...
14:00, 07/10/2019

Boris Johnson says he’s not to blame for ambassador’s ouster Boris Johnson, the man likely to become Britain’s prime minister within weeks, is denying he played any role in the departure of Britain’s ambassador to Washington, who quit after coming under attack ...
12:17, 07/11/2019

U.S. President Trump speaks to UK PM candidate Johnson U.S. President Donald Trump waded into Britain's political crisis on Tuesday by telephoning Boris Johnson, the Brexit-supporting favorite to succeed outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May....
15:34, 06/04/2019

| Boris Johnson launches campaign to become next British PM Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, launched his digital campaign to become the Conservative Party leader, coinciding with the visit of "friend" Donald T...
00:51, 06/04/2019

Corey Johnson ♥ NY (and even the city's subway). Will he run for mayor? The speaker of the city council, 37, who was diagnosed with HIV in 2004, has overcome addiction and is mulling a mayoral runCorey Johnson got his first brush with fame when, as the captain of his high...
11:00, 05/08/2019

The Latest: UK prime minister pool cut to 4, Johnson at top LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Conservative Party voting to pick Britain’s next prime minister (all times local): 6:05 p.m. The contest to become Britain’s next prime minister is down to four...
20:34, 06/19/2019

Johnson must be put to the test in UK PM race: rival Gove Boris Johnson, the front-runner to replace Theresa May as British prime minister but who has so far kept a low profile in the leadership race, needs to be put to the test, rival contender Michael Gove...
10:17, 06/17/2019

Boris Johnson defensive, evasive, and favourite for No 10 Frontrunner comes under pressure over issues including tax cuts and IslamophobiaBoris Johnson has been forced on to the defensive in a fractious five-way Tory leadership debate, coming under pressure ...
05:00, 06/19/2019

Arte Johnson, 'Laugh-In' star, dead at 90 Arte Johnson, a master of sketch comedy who won an Emmy for the hit series "Laugh-In," died Wednesday of heart failure, according to multiple reports, citing his family....
04:00, 07/04/2019

UK PM hopeful Stewart says he will not serve under Boris Johnson Rory Stewart, a contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Sunday he would not serve under Boris Johnson if the former London mayor won the leadership contest, and criticized him...
12:17, 06/16/2019

Poll boost for Johnson - but he won't turn up to TV debate Boris Johnson's runaway Tory leadership bandwagon is gathering more pace with a surge in support in two opinion polls and a new high-profile backer, Esther McVey....
07:51, 06/16/2019

LeBron James did not take Magic Johnson’s exit well: ‘Get the f–k out’ Much like the rest of the basketball world, LeBron James was stunned when Magic Johnson stepped down from his post as the Los Angeles Lakers’ president of basketball operations last month. James...
22:34, 05/05/2019

Browns RB Johnson still desires trade, where he’s ‘wanted’ BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns running back Duke Johnson says he still wants to be traded. Johnson, who demanded to be dealt in the offseason after Cleveland signed free agent Kareem Hunt, said Tuesday he ...
20:17, 06/04/2019

Johnson gets boost in race for UK PM's job as former rival backs him Boris Johnson got a boost for his bid to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May when one of his former rivals backed his candidacy on Monday and said he was almost certain to win the contest....
10:17, 06/17/2019

Johnson's team welcomes latest vote in UK PM bid The team backing Boris Johnson in his bid to become Britain's prime minister welcomed a jump in the number of lawmakers supporting him in a third round of voting for the leadership of the Conservative...
21:34, 06/19/2019

UK's Johnson says Huawei must not jeopardize intelligence-sharing Boris Johnson, the front-runner to be Britain's next prime minister, said Britain should not allow its relationship with Chinese networks firm Huawei to jeopardize intelligence-sharing with allies inc...
15:34, 06/28/2019

What Is This ‘Private Prosecution’ of Boris Johnson?: QuickTake Boris Johnson, the Conservative Party front-runner to become the next U.K prime minister, has often been accused of lying, even before he was a politician. But now he faces a criminal lawsuit over his...
13:17, 05/30/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson: Britain must leave EU by Oct. 31 or pay the price Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's prime minister, repeated his pledge on Tuesday that he would take the United Kingdom out of the European Union by Oct. 31, saying otherwise the governmen...
06:00, 06/19/2019

Boris Johnson gets boost in race to become Britain's new PM Boris Johnson got a boost in his campaign to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday when one of his former rivals and EU supporter Matt Hancock backed him saying he was almost certain to...
16:51, 06/17/2019

In praise of shame: how Trump and Johnson show we need it more than ever It has become associated with online mobs and prudishness, but shame can be a powerful tool to change our culture and hold governments and corporations to account“First holiday snap!” read the faux-ch...
21:00, 07/02/2019

Boris Johnson on How He Likes to Relax: Buses Boris Johnson is a British former car writer turned Conservative politician, who is likely to be the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. When reporter Ross Kempsell simply asked him what he lik...
21:51, 06/26/2019

'Don't hide away': Hunt challenges Johnson to more TV debates Jeremy Hunt has challenged Boris Johnson to get involved in more televised debates - and sooner, saying "if you want the top job you've got to turn up for the interview"....
04:00, 06/22/2019

Dwayne Johnson Is a Super Dad and We Have the Photos to Prove It! Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is 47 years old and he really only gets better with age. The actor is celebrating his birthday today, and we're right there with him...at least in......
16:34, 05/02/2019

| WATCH: Boris Johnson confirms will bid to be British PM Britain's Boris Johnson, the former foreign minister, ex-mayor of London and leading Brexit campaigner, confirmed Thursday he will run for the premiership when Theresa May quits, British media reporte...
19:51, 05/16/2019

ATP roundup: Eubanks upsets Johnson in Newport Wild card Christopher Eubanks scored a major upset on Tuesday at the Hall of Fame Open in Newport, R.I., downing fellow American and fifth seed Steve Johnson 7-6 (9), 7-6 (5) to reach the second round...
03:51, 07/17/2019

Boris Johnson is in denial about the reality of Brexit Boris Johnson, the man most likely to replace Theresa May as British Prime Minister, has finally broken cover and placed himself before the media to face public scrutiny....
11:34, 06/26/2019

The real Boris Johnson: politician or journalist? The Tory leadership hopeful has long attempted to hold down careers in both politics and journalism. As he hopes to take over as prime minister, his biographers Sonia Purnell and Andrew Gimson look at...
04:17, 07/16/2019

Joe Douglas was worth the drubbing Christopher Johnson took Christopher Johnson did not have any visible bruises or welts when he introduced Joe Douglas as the new Jets general manager on Tuesday. It would not have been surprising if he did. After all, he has ...
23:34, 06/12/2019

How well do Boris Johnson's claims stack up against reality? Tory leadership favourite could be party leader and PM in just over three weeks’ timeDespite enduring a tumultuous week, Boris Johnson remains the overwhelming favourite to become the next Conservativ...
20:51, 06/28/2019

| UK's Boris Johnson under pressure to explain domestic 'row' Boris Johnson, the strong favourite to become Britain's next prime minister, came under pressure from figures in his own party on Sunday to explain reports of a domestic 'row' that led to a police vis...
19:51, 06/23/2019

Boris Johnson will not say who released photo with partner, or when it was taken Frontrunner to be PM refuses to comment on picture that emerged in wake of rowToday’s political developments - live updatesBoris Johnson has repeatedly refused to say whether his campaign team passed ...
19:51, 06/25/2019

UK's Johnson, in pitch to be PM, says not aiming for no-deal Brexit Former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said he was not aiming to leave the European Union without a deal but it was only responsible to prepare for no-deal as he launched his bid to replace Th...
12:51, 06/12/2019

The Impeachers review: Andrew Johnson and the men who nearly trumped him Brenda Wineapple has written a book entirely right for its moment, a history of the perils and politics of impeachmentBrenda Wineapple’s new book was surely timed for this moment. Working with the sup...
02:51, 06/24/2019

Brexit: Johnson says Britain will leave EU on 31 October 'do or die' Tory leadership frontrunner hardens position as Eurosceptics extend influence on faltering campaign Today’s political developments - live updatesBoris Johnson has hardened his position on leaving the ...
08:34, 06/26/2019

Johnson: I would not veil my language as prime minister A defiant Boris Johnson has insisted he won't be "muffled" and "will continue to speak directly", as he was challenged about past controversial comments at his Tory leadership campaign launch....
13:51, 06/12/2019

Johnson row irrelevant to his suitability as PM - Sky Data poll Half of the public think Boris Johnson's much-publicised row with his girlfriend is irrelevant to his suitability to be prime minister, according to a Sky Data poll....
01:00, 06/25/2019

Big debate over Boris Johnson police call From the moment Boris Johnson joined the race to be Britain's next prime minister last month, victory has seemed likely for the larger-than-life Conservative politician....
18:00, 06/25/2019

In race for No. 10, UK's Johnson and Hunt vow to splash the cash Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt vowed to spend billions of pounds on public services, infrastructure and tax cuts on Sunday as the two men battling to become prime minister pitched themselves as the bes...
16:51, 06/30/2019

Tory rivals say there must be no 'coronation' for Boris Johnson Leadership candidates demand proper contest after reports of plan to make them withdrawTory leadership candidates have insisted there must be no unchallenged “coronation” for frontrunner Boris Johnson...
20:51, 06/15/2019

Trumaine Johnson has a lot to prove in Jets’ secondary As the Jets get close to training camp, I am examining the roster and giving you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including...
00:00, 07/13/2019

The end of May: are we headed for Boris Johnson as prime minister? Theresa May appears to have entered the final phase of her leadership, with rivals waiting to pounce on the chance to succeed her. Patrick Wintour lays out the route ahead but can anyone stop the clea...
08:00, 05/24/2019

U.K.'s Boris Johnson to Appear in Court Over Brexit Claims Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to become Britain’s next prime minister, has been ordered to appear in court over allegations of misconduct in office relating to claims he made around the Brexit ...
15:51, 05/29/2019

UK's Johnson says his comments about U.S. envoy were a factor in his resignation Boris Johnson, frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, denied he was responsible for the resignation of the ambassador to Washington but admitted his comments had been a factor in the shock d...
23:00, 07/12/2019

Where's Johnson? UK PM candidate criticized for avoiding scrutiny Boris Johnson, the favorite to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, was criticized on Tuesday by rivals who said the former foreign minister was avoiding public scrutiny in the contest....
17:51, 06/11/2019

Boris Johnson Is Underpriced By the Financial Markets Sterling could well get a lift if the former Mayor of London becomes prime minister. International investors want clarity before they return to the U.K....
20:51, 06/11/2019

Boris Johnson says he is serious about 'no-deal' Brexit threat Seeking to regain momentum in his bid to become the next prime minister of Britain, Boris Johnson said on Monday he was seriously prepared to take the country out of the European Union in October even...
00:51, 06/25/2019

Boris Johnson Is Likely to Be Britain’s Next Prime Minister. Who Is He? Boris Johnson is all but certain to become Britain’s next Prime Minister next month, following the resignation of Theresa May. The race to succeed May as leader of the ruling Conservative Party ...
23:17, 06/21/2019

'We will bring him down' - Tory rival's threat to Johnson Cabinet minister Rory Stewart has issued a stunning threat to "bring down" a Boris Johnson-led government - should his Tory rival suspend parliament in order to push through a no-deal Brexit....
19:34, 06/13/2019

Brexit is not a threat to British prosperity: Johnson Britain can forge a "fantastic free trade relationship" with Europe after it quits the European Union, but can also be a champion for global free trade, lawmaker and Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson sa...
15:51, 05/24/2019

Johnson says he is prepared to increase public borrowing Favourite to be PM is challenged over how he would invest in services and cut taxesBoris Johnson has said he would be willing to increase public borrowing to pay for infrastructure projects as he was ...
20:00, 06/30/2019

UK's Johnson says Britain should plan for no-deal Brexit Britain should be prepared to walk out of the European Union without a deal if it is to negotiate a suitable exit agreement, British lawmaker and prime minister hopeful Boris Johnson said on Friday....
15:51, 05/24/2019

With Dwayne Johnson gone, the Fast And Furious 9 stars are all friends again Fast And Furious 9 just started filming, and the whole cast is very eager to show everyone how much fun they’re having. /Film gathered together some social media posts from the cast and director Justi...
15:34, 06/26/2019

Johnson to appeal against court order over Brexit claims Boris Johnson has launched an appeal against a summons ordering him to appear in court over claims he lied and misled the public by saying the UK sent the EU £350m a week....
08:17, 06/04/2019

Want to know what a Boris Johnson government would look like? I have just the book | John Harris Among the would-be PM’s backers are the authors of Britannia Unchained, and their vision of deregulated Britain is terrifyingSeven years ago, a group of Conservative MPs who had taken their parliament...
18:51, 07/07/2019

In Race to Succeed May, Boris Johnson Leads Field Theresa May’s decision to quit as Conservative Party leader fires the starting gun on a race to succeed her. The candidate to beat is ex-Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, whose pro-Brexit credentials a...
18:00, 05/25/2019

Trump says Boris Johnson would be 'very good' as next UK prime minister U.S. President Donald Trump threw his weight behind Boris Johnson's campaign to be Britain's next prime minister and urged all candidates to pledge to boost defense spending, in a striking interventio...
01:34, 06/01/2019

Boris Johnson 'not bluffing' about quitting EU on 31 October with no deal Tory favourite also hits out at Theresa May for ‘computer says no’ approach to governmentBoris Johnson has claimed he is not bluffing over his commitment to take the UK out of the EU on 31 October wit...
18:51, 07/07/2019

Boris Johnson Says Immigrants to U.K. Should Be Forced to Learn English With two weeks left in the race to become prime minister, the front-runner is tacking to the right, reflecting the views of Conservative Party members....
15:35, 07/06/2019

Magic Johnson declares Los Angeles the ‘king of basketball’ He may not be in charge anymore, but Magic Johnson is excited for basketball in Los Angeles The former Lakers president took to Twitter on Saturday to declare Los Angeles the new “king of basketball,”...
20:00, 07/08/2019

Boris Johnson under pressure to explain police incident Boris Johnson, the front-runner in the race to become Britain's next prime minister, was facing mounting calls Sunday to fully explain an incident in which police attended an alleged altercation at th...
21:00, 06/23/2019

Boris Johnson: I'll make UK 'match fit' for no-deal Brexit Tory leadership frontrunner pledges to leave the EU by 31 October ‘come what may’Boris Johnson has pledged to get the UK “match fit for no deal” to ensure it can leave the EU on 31 October “come what ...
03:51, 07/08/2019

Katarina Johnson-Thompson smashes her personal best to win heptathlon • Johnson-Thompson wins in Götzis by 337 points• Briton says: ‘It gives me so much confidence’After two days of exhilarating competition in the world’s most prestigious heptathlon event, Katarina John...
23:34, 05/26/2019

SNP's Ian Blackford calls Boris Johnson 'racist' – video Boris Johnson has been labelled 'racist' in the House of Commons by the Scottish National party's Westminster leader, who said the Conservative leadership frontrunner was 'unfit' to be prime minister....
18:51, 06/19/2019

Johnson needs to answer 'difficult questions', says rival Hunt Boris Johnson needs to show he can answer "difficult questions" amid renewed scrutiny of his personal life, his Conservative leadership rival Jeremy Hunt has told Sky News....
16:17, 06/23/2019

Dominic Raab throws support behind Boris Johnson Dominic Raab tells the BBC he is backing Boris Johnson in the Conservative party leadership contest. Mr Raab was knocked out of the second round of the contest....
15:34, 06/19/2019

Johnson is rattled - and that means a glimmer of hope for Hunt The Boris Johnson show rolled into Birmingham for the first of 16 Tory leadership hustings, with a full-blown scandal and an unwelcome press entourage demanding answers to uncomfortable questions....
13:51, 06/23/2019

Boris Johnson: chances of no-deal Brexit are 'a million-to-one against' Tory leadership frontrunner’s claim comes one day after he said UK will leave EU ‘come what may, do or die’ Boris Johnson has said the chances of a no-deal Brexit are a “million-to-one against”, despi...
22:34, 06/26/2019

| WATCH: Leave EU by October 31 or pay the price: Boris Johnson Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson advanced on the prize of Britain's top political job in the second round of a contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May. WATCH NOW....
10:00, 06/19/2019

Cody Johnson bridges Texas-Nashville divide Texas country singer Cody Johnson signed a major label deal after a decade as a successful independent artist and said he wants to bridge the musical divide between Nashville and Texas. (July 1) ...
05:51, 07/02/2019

UK's Johnson warns EU against any 'Napoleonic' tariffs in no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson, the favorite to become British prime minister, said he was prepared to lead Britain out of the European Union without a deal on Oct. 31 and said any EU attempt to impose trade tariffs w...
16:00, 06/25/2019

Top chef JJ Johnson wants to bring the spork back to Harlem At the new restaurant FieldTrip, the utensil of choice might send customers on a nostalgia trip. “We’re bringing back the spork!” says the fast-casual spot’s mastermind, James Beard Award semifinalist...
03:17, 07/10/2019

Boris Johnson says a no-deal Brexit would be 'vanishingly inexpensive' Reuters Boris Johnson claims a no-deal Brexit will be "vanishingly inexpensive." His rival for prime minister, Jeremy Hunt, accuses him of "peddling optimism." The two men clashed during a fiery tele...
04:51, 07/10/2019

Boris Johnson again dodges questions over police visit LONDON (AP) — U.K. Conservative leadership candidate Boris Johnson has again refused to address questions on his private life, despite an ongoing clamor to face public scrutiny amid the fallout from a...
12:34, 06/25/2019

Who is Boris Johnson, Brexit champion and wannabe British PM? A penchant for gaffes, extramarital affairs and fanning the flames of euroskepticism: Meet the man plotting to become Britain's next leader. Paola Totaro reports from London....
17:51, 05/24/2019

Johnson declines to back UK envoy to Washington over Trump row Boris Johnson, the leading contender to become Britain's prime minister, declined to say whether he would keep the country's ambassador to Washington in his job after the envoy was criticized publicly...
06:34, 07/10/2019

Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson advances on Britain's top job Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson advanced on the prize of Britain's top political job on Tuesday, winning 40 percent of votes in the second round of a contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May...
20:17, 06/18/2019

Boris Johnson Pledges Brexit In October, With Or Without Deal Boris Johnson, the favourite to become the next British prime minister, promised on Monday to take Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, with or without a deal....
01:17, 06/25/2019

Inner Circle: How a sports psychologist helps Zach Johnson on the course Zach Johnson gives Golfweek/USA TODAY behind-the-scenes look at how sports psychologist Mo Pikens gets him mentally ready to compete at highest level.        ...
05:00, 06/06/2019

RBC Canadian Open: Take a look at Dustin Johnson and two long shots The RBC Canadian Open is back at Hamilton Golf and Country Club in Ontario for the sixth time, and first in seven seasons. With it sitting a week before the U.S. Open, the field is pretty strong, feat...
05:00, 06/06/2019

Britain Must Leave EU By October 31 Or Pay The Price: Boris Johnson Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's prime minister, repeated his pledge on Tuesday that he would take the United Kingdom out of the European Union by October 31, saying otherwise the......
08:00, 06/19/2019

Boris Johnson says next British PM must deliver 'proper' Brexit Britain's new prime minister must move quickly to "properly" leave the European Union, Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson said on Friday after Theresa May said she would step down....
20:17, 05/24/2019

Boris Johnson takes to airwaves to lie, lie and lie again | John Crace Tory leader-in-waiting unable even to maintain the most basic rules of conversationYou can see why Boris Johnson’s carers have chosen to mothball him in recent weeks. His decline has been almost total...
19:51, 06/25/2019

Brexit brings down May, Johnson stakes leadership claim Fighting back tears, Theresa May said on Friday she would quit after failing to deliver Brexit, setting up a contest that will install a new British prime minister who could pursue a cleaner break wit...
20:17, 05/24/2019

| UK leadership race narrows to five as Johnson cements lead The UK leadership race narrowed to five on Tuesday as Brexit figurehead Boris Johnson prepared to defend his runaway favourite status in his first television debate....
03:17, 06/19/2019

Democrats have moved 'too far to the left,' says BET network founder Bob Johnson America's political establishment is riven with partisanship that has become "very wicked and very mean," said entrepreneur and media mogul Robert Johnson....
13:00, 07/09/2019

PM favorite Johnson must broaden appeal to win any UK election: pollster Boris Johnson, frontrunner to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, cannot win a general election without broadening his appeal to floating voters who instinctively distrust him, Conservative polling sp...
13:34, 06/05/2019

Heathrow brushes off fears Johnson could block expansion Heathrow has brushed off the potential threat of a Boris Johnson premiership to its expansion plans as it kicked off a consultation over the £14bn scheme....
23:17, 06/18/2019

Boris Johnson challenged by Labour over climate science Rebecca Long-Bailey questions how much authority the government has on issueBoris Johnson has been challenged by Labour to clearly disavow his previous denial of climate science, after several other C...
23:17, 06/05/2019

Johnson: 'Simply unfair' to 'drag' my loved ones into politics Boris Johnson has again declined to talk about a late-night row involving his partner, saying it is "simply unfair" to "drag" his loved ones into politics....
01:00, 06/25/2019

Boris Johnson says chances of no-deal Brexit are 'a million-to-one' Boris Johnson, the favorite to become British prime minister, said the chances of Britain leaving the European Union without a deal are "a million-to-one" even as he repeated his promise to leave the ...
05:17, 06/27/2019

Hammond warns Johnson and Hunt over spending promises Chancellor says no-deal Brexit would drain £26bn that rivals claim could be a ‘war chest’Brexit latest - live updatesPhilip Hammond has warned the two Conservative leadership candidates that their spe...
15:17, 07/01/2019

Johnson raring to go after rare break ahead of PGA Championship Long-hitting American Dustin Johnson is mentally fresh after a break from action and eager to get going at this week's PGA Championship where a big and wet course will put a premium on driving distanc...
01:00, 05/15/2019

Keldon Johnson Selected 29th Overall by San Antonio Spurs Lexington (LEX 18) – Former Kentucky Guard Keldon Johnson was selected 29th overall by the San Antonio Spurs in Thursday night’s NBA Draft. ...
05:34, 06/21/2019

49ers sign CB Dontae Johnson to 1-year deal The San Francisco 49ers have signed cornerback Dontae Johnson to a one-year deal and waived linebacker Pita Taumoepenu        ...
01:00, 05/29/2019

Boston’s Brian Johnson out with non-baseball medical matter LONDON (AP) — Boston Red Sox left-hander Brian Johnson has been put on the 10-day injured list because of a medical matter not related to baseball. The team on Saturday did not say what was wrong but ...
16:00, 06/29/2019

Boris Johnson's neighbour: 'There was no response, so we called the police' Exclusive: neighbour says they hope anyone would do same after hearing smashing and screaming in early hoursThe neighbour who called the police after hearing a row between Boris Johnson and his partne...
16:34, 06/22/2019

Magic Johnson was a Lakers bully nightmare from his first words The smiling, happy-go-lucky Magic Johnson, who simply seemed out of his element running a basketball team, was a malicious cutthroat behind closed doors. According to a lengthy report from ESPN’...
22:00, 05/28/2019

Britons think Johnson best PM to secure Brexit and win election - poll The public prefer Boris Johnson to Jeremy Hunt as next prime minister - and see Mr Johnson as the Conservatives' best hope of winning a general election, according to a Sky Data poll....
03:00, 06/21/2019

Fight For British PM Job Now Between Boris Johnson And Jermy Hunt Fervent Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson and foreign minister Jeremy Hunt emerged on Thursday as the only two candidates left in the race to become British prime minister, with the flamboyant Johnson.....
02:17, 06/21/2019

The Lakers questions Kawhi Leonard had for Magic Johnson Although his signing with the Lakers seems imminent, Kawhi Leonard is doing his due diligence. Leonard met with Magic Johnson to gauge just how much the Lakers wanted him when Johnson was still with t...
22:00, 07/02/2019

As Britain's PM, Johnson vows to launch review of 'sin taxes' Boris Johnson, frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, will launch a review into the so-called sin taxes on products high in salt, fat and sugar if he wins the contest for leader, he will...
03:51, 07/03/2019

The Latest: Dustin Johnson has wild nine-hole ride Dustin Johnson took a wild ride on Bethpage Black's back 9 as he moved up the leaderboard. Johnson, the top-ranked player in the world, began the day at 1 under par and promptly bogeyed the 10th ...
17:17, 05/17/2019

Johnson: Brexit backstop is 'terrible moral blackmail' Boris Johnson has told Conservative Party members the Irish border backstop is a "terrible moral blackmail" and represents the "incoherence" of the UK's Brexit strategy....
18:17, 07/02/2019

Police called to disturbance at UK PM candidate Johnson's home British police were called on Friday to investigate concerns for the welfare of a woman after a neighbor of Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next Prime Minister, heard a loud altercation....
03:17, 06/22/2019

Can Jeremy Hunt possibly beat Boris Johnson? Dirty tricks allegations are still reverberating around Westminster, after Michael Gove was knocked out of the leadership race by the knife-edge margin of just two votes....
22:00, 06/21/2019

David Johnson, automotive journalist, found dead at 43 Johnson's body was discovered in the Mokelumne River in California on Thursday by searchers from the Calaveras County Sheriff's Department. He went missing on June 5....
20:17, 06/21/2019

Boris Johnson and younger gal pal get into wild fight: report BoJo may need to work on his mojo. British pol Boris Johnson — the UK bookies’ favorite to replace Theresa May as prime minister — got into a nasty beef early Friday with his much younger, live-...
23:34, 06/21/2019

Boris Johnson says hair-gate is ‘beyond satire’. Here goes… | Stewart Lee Team Johnson quickly moved their man on to French-kissing a dog after his domestic row. But did the dog give consent?I had this week’s column nailed by Tuesday teatime, 36 hours ahead of the deadline....
05:17, 07/01/2019

Boris Johnson Is Summoned to Court Over Brexit Claims The former foreign secretary is accused of lying during the Brexit campaign by inferring that Britain paid 350 million pounds every week to the European Union....
15:34, 05/29/2019

Police Respond to Altercation Between Boris Johnson and His Girlfriend A neighbor called the police when Johnson, who is favored to become Britain’s next prime minister, was heard shouting at his girlfriend, a newspaper reported....
02:34, 06/22/2019

Spurs take teens Samanic, Johnson to open NBA draft SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs have a long and successful history of drafting European players and stashing them overseas until both parties are ready. Croatian power forward Luka Samanic do...
08:00, 06/21/2019

UK's Boris Johnson: I am like a lightsaber-wielding Jedi Knight Boris Johnson, the favorite to become Britain's next prime minister, said he identified closely with the Jedi Knights - the lightsaber-wielding mythical warrior monks of the Star Wars movies....
16:00, 07/02/2019

Boris Johnson to appear in court over Brexit misconduct claims MP summonsed to face accusations relating to comments made in run-up to EU referendumToday’s politics news – live updatesBoris Johnson has been summoned to court to face accusations of misconduct in p...
14:17, 05/29/2019

A play about Boris Johnson tries to find humor in Brexit LONDON (AP) — Is Brexit a tragedy, a comedy — or is it too soon to tell? A new play running in London tries to grapple with the Brexit drama, and wring laughs from it at the same time. “The Last...
15:51, 05/16/2019

Boris Johnson confirms bid for leadership of Conservative Party At a business conference in Manchester, former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said that he would be standing for the leadership of the Conservative Party. He's the third to confirm a bid to s...
17:51, 05/16/2019

'Unwanted': Glastonbury festival's message to Boris Johnson The prospect of Boris Johnson as PM inspires artists and musicians to get creativeFrom speeches by political figures to anti-war protests and climate marches, Glastonbury has been long known for its r...
20:51, 06/28/2019

PMQs: Does May believe Hammond or Johnson on Brexit, Corbyn asks Jeremy Corbyn asks Theresa May who she believes - Philip Hammond, who is totally against a no-deal Brexit, or Boris Johnson, who is happy to accept one?...
15:51, 07/03/2019

Magic Johnson is only making it worse for Lakers fans Magic Johnson is living his best life. Lakers fans, not so much. Around 35-40 fans marched down to Staples Center in protest on Friday, imploring owner Jeanie Buss to restore the franchise to its past...
20:00, 05/11/2019

Johnson pledges to make all immigrants learn English Tory leadership contender says English is not first language in too many parts of countryBoris Johnson has said there are “too many parts of our country” where English is not spoken as a first languag...
16:34, 07/05/2019

What Has Boris Johnson Sacrificed For Good Of UK? "Higher Wage", He Says Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, stumbled on Friday when asked if he had ever set his own self-interest aside in his career, saying he had sacrificed a bigger......
16:51, 07/05/2019

PGA Championship: Brooks Koepka blinks, and here comes Dustin Johnson Brooks Koepka is struggling for the first time in defense of his PGA Championship. He saw his lead over Dustin Johnson cut to two shots on the back nine of the final round. Koepka, who has led almost ...
01:17, 05/20/2019

Hunt accuses of Johnson of 'running down clock' on debates Jeremy Hunt has written to broadcasters saying he fears his Tory leadership rival Boris Johnson is running "down the clock" to avoid a head-to-head debate....
14:34, 06/27/2019

Johnson completes runner-up grand slam at PGA Championship Dustin Johnson narrowly missed out on winning his second career major at the PGA Championship on Sunday but in doing so he joined some very select company by completing the career runner-up grand slam...
05:34, 05/20/2019

Not earning more money: UK PM hopeful Johnson talks about sacrifice Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, stumbled on Friday when asked if he had ever set his own self-interest aside in his career, saying he had sacrificed a bigger wa...
20:17, 07/05/2019

The Dustin Johnson roars ended in PGA Championship whimper When Dustin Johnson finally emerged as the one player to make a run, everyone noticed. Bethpage Black was finally buzzing again, chants of “DJ! DJ!” echoing over the acres of sand, right into the ears...
08:51, 05/20/2019

| Boris Johnson rules out working with Farage on Brexit Boris Johnson, the runaway favourite to become Britain's next prime minister, has ruled out working with Brexit figurehead Nigel Farage in trying to secure a divorce deal with the European Union....
12:34, 06/27/2019

Tommy Johnson Jr. wins Route 66 NHRA Nationals Tommy Johnson Jr. raced to his first Funny Car victory since the end of the 2017 season, beating Robert Hight in an explosive final round at the Route 66 NHRA Nationals      ...
02:34, 06/03/2019

More Boris Johnson neighbours confirm 'tear-up' with partner Two others back up Tom Penn’s account, one of whom ‘thought someone was being murdered’Neighbours of the man who overheard a row between Boris Johnson and his partner Carrie Symonds, prompting a late-...
02:51, 06/24/2019

UK PM favorite Johnson reiterates desire for October 31 Brexit Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next British Prime Minister, reiterated his desire to leave the European Union in October with or without a deal as he avoided questions at a campaign event on Sa...
01:51, 06/23/2019

Boris Johnson denies No 10 tried to block his access to intelligence Tory frontrunner says reports of an effort to keep sensitive information from him as foreign secretary are untrue Politics live – follow the day’s developmentsBoris Johnson has hit out at claims that ...
16:34, 07/05/2019

Boris Johnson extends funding lead in battle to become UK PM Boris Johnson has increased his funding lead over Jeremy Hunt as they race to become the next British prime minister, official figures showed on Wednesday, and has so far raised the fourth-largest amo...
20:17, 07/03/2019

Boris Johnson dodges questions at hustings about row with partner Tory leadership candidate fails to address incident in which police were calledBoris Johnson repeatedly dodged questions during a live televised Tory leadership hustings over his late-night row with h...
18:00, 06/22/2019

Boris Johnson Takes Another Step Closer to U.K. Leadership Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson gathered further momentum in his bid to become the next British prime minister as Conservative Party lawmakers ejected another contender from their leadership ra...
15:34, 06/20/2019

Lib Dem leadership hopefuls rule out coalition with Corbyn or Johnson Liberal Democrats leadership hopefuls have ruled out going into coalition with either Jeremy Corbyn or Boris Johnson, branding both men "Brexiteers"....
01:00, 06/01/2019

Jets’ GM job isn’t the easy sell Christopher Johnson portrays The Jets are ramping up their search for a new general manager and should begin interviewing candidates soon. There is no rush since they are the only team in the NFL looking for a GM and face no comp...
23:00, 05/17/2019

Lakers aren’t going to hire replacement for Magic Johnson The Los Angeles Lakers will not hire a president of basketball operations to replace Magic Johnson, ESPN reported Friday. Per the report, general manager Rob Pelinka will remain in his role and report...
01:17, 05/18/2019

EU won't negotiate on Boris Johnson's Brexit plan, says Dutch PM Mark Rutte says Tory frontrunner will have to abandon pledge to get rid of Irish backstopBoris Johnson as prime minister would have to dump his pledge to get rid of the Irish backstop and then change ...
12:34, 06/20/2019

PGA Championship: Dustin Johnson looking to make weekend charge If it takes a bomber to catch a bomber, then consider Dustin Johnson in a good spot. Johnson fired a 3-under 67 in the second round of the PGA Championship on Friday morning at Bethpage Black, putting...
13:51, 05/18/2019

Trump Says Leading Brexiteer Boris Johnson Would Be An "Excellent" PM U.S. President Donald Trump threw his weight behind Boris Johnson's campaign to be Britain's next prime minister and urged all candidates to pledge boost defence spending, in a striking intervention.....
06:34, 06/01/2019

On This Day: Jack Johnson defeated Jim Jeffries in the Fight of the Century Jack Johnson thrashed James J Jeffries in one of sports truly defining moments The post On This Day: Jack Johnson defeated Jim Jeffries in the Fight of the Century appeared first on Boxing News....
21:17, 07/04/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson urges tax on global tech giants Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to replace Theresa May as British Prime Minister, said on Thursday the government had to find a way to tax global technology giants on their income....
23:34, 07/04/2019

Steve Bannon: ‘We went back and forth’ on the themes of Johnson’s big speech In a London hotel, the far-right activist told how he had exchanged texts with the former foreign secretary on his big resignation speechOn 16 July last year, days after his resignation as foreign sec...
11:34, 06/23/2019

Britain's Fox says party leadership should not be rushed despite Johnson's lead The Conservative Party leadership contest should not be rushed even though Boris Johnson holds a big lead among party lawmakers, British Trade Minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday....
13:51, 06/18/2019

Browns’ Landry: Mayfield comments on Johnson a “non-issue” SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — Jarvis Landry doesn’t think recent comments made by Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield about running back Duke Johnson will impact the team’s chemistry. The spla...
20:00, 06/14/2019

The week Trump said jump – and Johnson asked 'How high?' After an explosive leak, the British ambassador resigned. The special relationship has been propelled into a strange and uncertain new eraDonald Trump, president and showman, was staging a military pa...
08:34, 07/14/2019

With Oct. 31 Brexit pledge, Boris Johnson bids for UK leadership Boris Johnson kicked off his campaign to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday with a commitment to lead Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, warning his divided Conservative Party ...
18:17, 06/12/2019

How Liz Johnson Artur chronicled black culture – in pictures The photography of Russian-Ghanian Liz Johnson Artur is being showcased in her first solo exhibition, now on at the Brooklyn Museum in New York until 18 August. It spans three decades of work and offe...
09:00, 07/17/2019

UK's Johnson planning summer 2020 election: Times Boris Johnson's team wants to hold a national election in the summer of 2020 and has started raising funds to hire more staff and prepare the Conservative Party for the contest, the Times newspaper re...
10:17, 07/17/2019

The Londoner: Boris Johnson prosecutor's £200,000 debt Marcus Ball says he's "totally f***ed" if his campaign fails/ Liz Truss calls for a different kind of Nanny state/ Pixie Geldof and Lara Stone are over the moon...
14:17, 07/12/2019

Dustin Johnson looking to clear major hurdle — his ‘friend’ PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Dustin Johnson maintains Brooks Koepka is still “one of my best friends,” even though Koepka has supplanted Johnson as not only the No. 1-ranked player in the world, but also th...
15:51, 06/13/2019

Boris Johnson builds momentum in UK Conservative race Boris Johnson has solidified his front-runner status in the race to become Britain's next prime minister by gaining backing from leading pro-Brexit lawmakers....
15:00, 06/11/2019

Dublin warns Johnson and Hunt over Brexit backstop Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have been warned the EU will not consider any changes to the Irish border backstop after the Tory leadership contenders hinted they would try and get it scrapped if they ...
23:17, 07/16/2019

| Boris Johnson challenges misconduct summons in court Former foreign minister Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, challenged a lawsuit accusing him of knowingly lying during the Brexit referendum campaign....
15:17, 06/07/2019

Johnson declines to say if girlfriend will join him in Downing Street Boris Johnson has again refused to talk about his private life, including if his partner would live with him in Downing Street if he becomes prime minister....
12:51, 07/16/2019

Court quashes bid to prosecute Boris Johnson over EU claim Britain's High Court has quashed a bid to prosecute Conservative lawmaker Boris Johnson for allegedly lying during the country's 2016 European Union membership referendum....
16:34, 06/07/2019

Judges throw out Brexit case against UK PM candidate Johnson Judges at London’s High Court on Friday threw out an attempt to prosecute Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, for allegedly lying about Brexit....
15:51, 06/07/2019

Trade-seeking Duke Johnson parts with agent Running back Duke Johnson Jr., who has said there is nothing the Browns can do to change his mind about wanting a trade, has parted ways with his agent....
22:00, 07/10/2019

Former rival Hancock backs Johnson to 'bring country together' Boris Johnson has won the much sought-after endorsement of former Tory leadership candidate Matt Hancock, despite being attacked by his rivals for snubbing the first TV debate....
09:00, 06/17/2019

Ex-rival backs Boris Johnson in UK leadership race LONDON (AP) — A former candidate to lead Britain’s Conservative Party has thrown her support behind front-runner Boris Johnson. Andrea Leadsom, an ardent backer of Britain’s exit from the ...
10:51, 06/18/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson dodges question on past drug use Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to succeed Theresa May as British Prime Minister, dodged a question about his past use of drugs on Wednesday, saying that people want to focus on what government can do ...
13:17, 06/12/2019

U.K.'s Boris Johnson Pledges to Deliver Brexit With or Without a Deal Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to become the U.K.’s next prime minister, laid out his plan to take the country out of the European Union by Oct. 31, if necessary without a divorce deal to smooth...
23:00, 06/12/2019

Johnson left red faced after practice swing gaffe "American Zach Johnson accidentally struck his ball during a practice swing on the 13th tee in the second round of the Masters on Friday, producing the kind of cringe-worthy moment every golfer dreads...
16:00, 05/01/2019

UK Tories warned not to crown Boris Johnson without a fight Contenders to become Britain’s next prime minister are warning that the Conservative Party needs a real contest, rather than a coronation for front-runner Boris Johnson...
11:34, 06/16/2019

| UK's Johnson suggests EU would bear some blame for no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, suggested Wednesday that the EU would bear some responsibility if he took his country out of the bloc without a divorce deal....
16:51, 07/18/2019

Gordon Brown: 'Boris Johnson could be UK's last prime minister' Ex-PM says Johnson’s anti-Europe conservatism is seen in Scotland as anti-ScottishFollow the latest political developments – liveBoris Johnson could be the UK’s last prime minister, Gordon Brown has w...
15:34, 07/18/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson says he can deliver Brexit and defeat Labour Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Wednesday he could get Brexit done and win an election as he vowed to keep the opposition Labour party out of offi...
13:17, 06/12/2019

Boris Johnson's no-deal Brexit threat risks being ignored by the EU Michel Barnier says the UK will ‘have to face the consequences’ of crashing outBoris Johnson’s suggestion he could use the threat of no deal to win an improved Brexit deal for the UK risks falling on ...
10:34, 07/18/2019

UK’s Johnson threatens to withhold $50 billion Brexit payment Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to succeed Theresa May as Britain's next prime minister, said he would withhold a previously agreed 39 billion pound ($50 billion) Brexit payment until the Europea...
01:00, 06/09/2019

Johnson gets further boost in race to become British prime minister Boris Johnson got a further boost in his campaign to become Britain's prime minister on Tuesday when a second former rival in the race backed him to lead the country out of its Brexit crisis....
13:51, 06/18/2019

Taking aim at Johnson, British PM hopefuls make Brexit case Several hopefuls vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May turned their fire on favorite Boris Johnson on Sunday, questioning his pledge to leave the European Union by the end of October no ...
17:00, 06/16/2019

Rian Johnson trades in lightsabers for postmodern whodunnit Knives Out "What is this, CSI: KFC?" Chris Evans joins an all-star cast in modern murder mystery Knives Out. Star Wars: The Last Jedi grossed over $1.3 billion worldwide, topping the box office in 2017. So wri...
03:51, 07/03/2019

The Fight to Lead the U.K. Narrows to 2: Boris Johnson vs. Jeremy Hunt Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt finished second in a vote among Tory lawmakers, keeping him in the race. But critics call him “Theresa May in trousers.”...
21:00, 06/20/2019

From Boris Johnson to Bernie Sanders: why politicians seem most weird when they’re trying to be normal The admission that the Tory leadership contender relaxes by creating model buses is bizarre, but it’s far from being the only example of a public figure getting it totally wrongIt’s weird when politic...
22:34, 06/26/2019

The race for Downing Street: Does anyone have what it takes to beat Boris Johnson? Today is crunch time in the Tory leadership contest — and Boris Johnson is storming into the lead. As nominations close, Julian Glover asks if anyone has what it takes to beat him....
13:17, 06/10/2019

Favorite Johnson pledges tax cut as race to succeed PM May officially starts Boris Johnson promised tax cuts for higher earners if he becomes Britain's next prime minister as the crowded race to replace Theresa May officially begins on Monday in the shadow of Brexit turmoil....
12:51, 06/10/2019

Magic Johnson on Lakers trading LeBron James: 'That's not going to happen' Former Los Angeles Lakers president Magic Johnson squashed rumors of the team possibly trading superstar LeBron James while making an appearance Monday on ESPN....
21:34, 05/20/2019

Boris Johnson calls Trump's tweets 'totally unacceptable' Boris Johnson, the Conservative Party leadership hopeful who is widely expected to become Britain's Prime Minister next week, has described US President Donald Trump's racist tweets attacking four con...
21:17, 07/16/2019

Corey Johnson admits underestimating fur support, will rework ban bill City Council Speaker Corey Johnson conceded Wednesday that he underestimated the opposition his proposed ban of fur apparel sales in the Big Apple would get — adding he’s now planning to re-work...
13:00, 05/30/2019

| WATCH: Boris Johnson would freeze $50bn Brexit debt to EU Boris Johnson says that he'd threaten to withhold nearly $50bn in outstanding liabilities owed by the United Kingdom to the European Union. WATCH NOW....
15:00, 06/10/2019

Johnson to honor fallen soldier, military at Coca-Cola 600 Jimmie Johnson revealed a military-themed camouflage paint scheme for the Coca-Cola 600 with the name of a fallen soldier written across the front windshield of his No. 48 Chevrolet    ...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Hunt and Johnson rule out abortion reform in Northern Ireland Tory leadership rivals accused of neglecting women’s rights in order to keep DUP supportPro-choice campaigners in Northern Ireland have accused Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt of pandering to religious ...
21:00, 07/02/2019

Wolves pick Johnson in proposed swap with Suns for Culver MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves have selected North Carolina small forward Cameron Johnson with the 11th overall selection, with the intent of sending him to the Phoenix Suns in a propos...
04:17, 06/21/2019

Boris Johnson 'ignored expert advice' over £1bn mayoral vanity projects No 10 frontrunner defied senior officials over doomed projects including Routemaster and garden bridge Boris Johnson has been accused of repeatedly ignoring expert advice on the viability of his so-ca...
21:17, 07/16/2019

Video reveals Steve Bannon links to Boris Johnson Far-right activist claimed he helped with Boris Johnson’s resignation speech as foreign secretaryBoris Johnson under fire over row with partner as top Tories raise fearsNew evidence suggesting close l...
11:34, 06/23/2019

Trump says he may meet with Boris Johnson, Nigel Farage during UK visit President Trump on Thursday said he may meet with pro-Brexit U.K. politicians, including one running to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, when he visits the U.K. next week....
20:34, 05/30/2019

Boris Johnson embraces Trumpism with tax cut plan to boost UK economy The front-runner to become Britain’s next prime minister is planning to mirror one of President Trump’s signature tax cuts as he looks to secure economic growth after Brexit....
14:51, 07/03/2019

EU expected to reject outright Johnson and Hunt's backstop plan Next PM will be told in ‘no uncertain terms’ that axing backstop amounts to no dealLatest political developments - live updatesBoris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt’s Brexit plan to axe the Irish border backs...
21:17, 07/16/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson says he backs Hong Kong people 'every inch of the way' Boris Johnson, who could be Britain's prime minister by the end of the month, said he backed the people of Hong Kong every inch of the way and cautioned China that "one country, two systems" should no...
20:17, 07/03/2019

Sam Johnson lifts Real Salt Lake over winless Rapids 3-2 Sam Johnson scored the go-ahead goal in the 53rd minute and Real Salt Lake beat Colorado 3-2 to hand the winless Rapids winless their eighth straight loss        ...
06:00, 05/12/2019

Corbyn accuses Trump of interfering in UK politics with Johnson comments UK Labour opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Saturday U.S. President Donald Trump's comments endorsing Conservative front-runner Boris Johnson as the next prime minister were an "unacceptable int...
22:34, 06/01/2019

Boris Johnson, Political Escape Artist, Lands in Hot Water. Again. The front-runner to become the British prime minister is frequently caught in gaffes, oversights and outright lies. And that’s what his fans like about him....
14:34, 06/26/2019

UK: Police visit incident dogs Johnson’s leadership campaign LONDON (AP) — The leading contender to become Britain’s next prime minister is under pressure to address a visit police officers made to his London home after a reported quarrel with his girlfri...
16:51, 06/23/2019

Boris Johnson extends lead in UK Conservatives' leadership race Boris Johnson has increased his lead in the race to succeed Theresa May as Britain's next prime minister. Rory Stewart has been eliminated from the contest....
00:34, 06/20/2019

UK's Johnson baulks at Brexit cost as leadership race hots up Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to succeed Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, said on Sunday he would withhold an already agreed 39-billion-pound ($49.6 billion) Brexit payment until the Eu...
16:51, 06/09/2019

Sprinter Michael Johnson on recovering from a stroke: ‘I did feel like, why did this happen to me?’ The four-time Olympic champion didn’t know if he would ever recover from his stroke. Eight months later, he warns: it could happen to anyoneMichael Johnson is recalling the unusual physical sensations...
12:00, 05/06/2019

Hunt and Johnson clash over social care as voting begins Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson clashed over social care at a hustings event as ballots began to arrive for party members to elect the new prime minister....
17:51, 07/05/2019

UK Tories accuse favorite Boris Johnson of ducking scrutiny LONDON (AP) — Contenders to become Britain’s next prime minister are accusing front-runner Boris Johnson of trying to dodge scrutiny by not agreeing to join televised debates. Johnson has a comm...
11:00, 06/14/2019

Boris Johnson says it's 'bizarre' people are blaming him for resignation of UK ambassador to US Boris Johnson — the British politician who will most likely become the U.K. prime minister in the coming weeks — denied on Thursday that he had anything to do with the resignation of U.K. Ambassador t...
21:00, 07/11/2019

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson has hilarious reaction to getting own 'Jeopardy!' category Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson may be an international movie star whose films have grossed billions of dollars worldwide, but he was still honored when “Jeopardy!” recently dedicated a whole category of qu...
23:51, 06/23/2019

Johnson says lavish spending plans would work after no-deal Brexit Frontrunner claims both £39bn divorce bill and £26bn no-deal contingency fund are available to useBoris Johnson has suggested he could maintain lavish spending promises even if a no-deal Brexit wiped ...
23:51, 07/04/2019

Tory leadership race: Stewart out as Johnson extends lead MPs suggest Johnson backers lent previous votes to Stewart to eliminate Brexiter rival RaabFollow the day’s political developments - liveFull results of votingRory Stewart has been ousted from the Con...
05:17, 06/20/2019

U.K.’s Boris Johnson Extends His Lead in Race To Become Next Prime Minister (LONDON) — The race to become Britain’s next prime minister is down to the final four on Wednesday, as Boris Johnson stretched his lead among Conservative lawmakers and upstart Rory Stewar...
06:00, 06/20/2019

Hunt and Johnson are wildly different, but it’s the latter who can deliver Brexit | Simon Jenkins The former foreign secretary would roar, skid, veer and cheat, but would be more likely to carry Brexiters with himNow there are two. The choice of Britain’s next prime minister devolves to the Tory f...
07:34, 06/21/2019

Johnson plans tax cut for higher earners as Tory battle begins Tory leadership favourite Boris Johnson plans to raise the level at which people pay 40% income tax from £50,000 to £80,000 at an estimated cost of £10bn....
10:34, 06/10/2019

Opinion: In trying to clear air, Magic Johnson sullies himself, Los Angeles Lakers Magic Johnson likes to profess how much he loves the Lakers and Buss family. Yet he managed to trash all of them - and further sully his reputation.        ...
00:51, 05/21/2019

Johnson's domestic dispute fuels debate in Britain over his PM credentials Reports of a heated late-night row between Boris Johnson and his girlfriend sparked a debate on Sunday about whether it would hurt his campaign to be Britain's next prime minister and the front-runner...
15:00, 06/23/2019

Arte Johnson dies: Emmy-winning ‘Laugh-In’ star was 90 Arte Johnson, who won an Emmy for his memorable work on “Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In” and worked in TV and film for nearly half a century, died early Wednesday at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles...
00:51, 07/04/2019

Then there were two: Brexit campaigner Johnson far ahead in race to lead Britain Boris Johnson, a former foreign secretary who helped lead the 2016 Brexit referendum campaign, is the runaway favorite to win a final pair of ballots on Thursday that will whittle down the race to rep...
13:17, 06/20/2019

UK's Johnson's Brexit bill tactics 'foolish', says Merkel ally A threat made by Boris Johnson, frontrunner to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, to withhold payment of Britain's divorce bill with the European Union is a "foolish" tactic, an ally of Germa...
16:34, 06/26/2019

On eve of UK visit, Trump backs Boris Johnson, dings duchess WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is weighing in on the United Kingdom’s political maelstrom days before his state visit, saying Boris Johnson would be an “excellent” prime mi...
02:00, 06/01/2019

Boris Johnson is making promises he cannot keep, says UK leadership rival Stewart Boris Johnson is making promises over Brexit he will not be able to keep if he wins the contest to become Prime Minister, one of his rivals for the top job, Rory Stewart, said on Wednesday....
01:17, 06/13/2019

UK PM front-runner Johnson pledges to 'end the digital divide' by 2025 Boris Johnson, the front-runner to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, pledged on Sunday to "end the digital divide" in Britain with the rollout of full fiber broadband by 2025....
00:17, 06/17/2019

Boris Johnson: Donald Trump's tweets could perhaps be more diplomatic – video The Tory leadership hopeful has said the US president ‘could perhaps be more diplomatic’ in his tweets after Trump used the social media platform to brand Theresa May’s handling of Brexit ‘a mess’. Jo...
23:34, 07/11/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson increases support in third round of leadership contest Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson cemented his position as the favorite to be Britain’s next prime minister on Wednesday after he increased his support in the third round of the Conservative Party leade...
21:34, 06/19/2019

Tory hustings: Johnson and Hunt warn of Brexit failure Boris Johnson has said would it be "folly" to rule out suspending parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit, as leadership rival Jeremy Hunt warned that the winner of the contest could serve the sh...
06:00, 06/28/2019

Reporter who Boris Johnson conspired to have beaten up demands apology Stuart Collier tells the Guardian the Tory frontrunner is not fit to be prime ministerA journalist who Boris Johnson secretly discussed helping a friend to have beaten up has demanded an apology from ...
18:00, 07/14/2019

Asked about police visit, UK PM hopeful Johnson says people not interested Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next British Prime Minister, said on Saturday that party members were not interested in why police were called to investigate concerns for the welfare of a female...
18:17, 06/22/2019

Magic Johnson denies fueling reported Lakers dysfunction Reacting to an ESPN report earlier Tuesday that described a toxic culture in the Los Angeles Lakers' front office, Magic Johnson denied mistreating any employees during his stint as team president tha...
04:51, 05/29/2019

Stringer, Johnson and Adams raking it in for 2021 mayoral campaigns Stringer raised $313,087 from January 12 through July 11 — leaving him with $2.59 million cash on hand, according to campaign disclosure records made public Monday....
05:17, 07/16/2019

Stephen A. Smith loses it over ESPN’s Magic Johnson exposé You’ll never believe it. Stephen A. Smith has something to yell about. At least the target is new this time. The professional ranter took to ESPN News Tuesday to vent about his own company’...
05:34, 05/29/2019

Ahead of execution, Tennessee killer Donnie Johnson says he was a 'monster' The state of Tennessee will execute death row inmate and convicted killer Donnie Johnson Thursday night, a day after he called himself a "monster" and asked for forgiveness....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Meet the instructor coaching Dustin Johnson — and Brooks Koepka There is one person who is not a competitor walking around the grounds of Bethpage State Park with a little more jump in his step than anyone else this week. That would be swing coach Claude Harmon II...
11:51, 05/19/2019

Johnson and Hunt reject police call not to publish leaks Boris Johnson has told Sky News that it is wrong for the Metropolitan Police to tell the media not to publish further leaks after it urged news services to hand over the information instead. ...
13:51, 07/13/2019

Neighbour Sends Cops To Boris Johnson's Home After "Row": Report Police were called to the home of leadership candidate Boris Johnson and his partner after reports of a heated row, according to British media, hours after he was named in the final two in the race to...
06:17, 06/22/2019

Boris Johnson snubs Channel 4 TV debate on Tory leadership Frontrunner says he will take part in a similar BBC-hosted event two days laterBoris Johnson will be represented by an empty podium in a television debate on Sunday night as his five remaining rivals ...
20:00, 06/14/2019

Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson to stand as next UK Conservative leader Boris Johnson, the face of the campaign for Britain to leave the European Union, said on Thursday he will be standing as a candidate to replace Prime Minister Theresa May as Conservative leader....
18:34, 05/16/2019