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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...

Can the UK avoid having a lethal opioid crisis like the one in the US?

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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 claims such as ‘we sell hope in a ...
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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 ...
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UPDATE 3-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 ...
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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 crisi...
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Insys files for bankruptcy after settling opioid case Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, about a week after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle a US pro...
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Purdue Pharma Hit With Fresh Round of Opioid Lawsuits Six more states launched legal actions this week against Purdue Pharma alleging the company misled the public and medical communities about the addic...
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More New Mexico counties suing opioid makers, distributors NEW MEXICO — Seven more New Mexico counties have filed federal lawsuits against more than two dozen manufacturers and distributors of opioid medicati...
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Louvre museum covers Sackler name after opioid protests France’s Louvre museum has taped over the Sackler name as donors to a wing of the building after protests against the family blamed for the opioid cr...
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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 t...
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Insys to pay $225 million, plead guilty in U.S. over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks t...
00:56, 06/06/2019

Tension brews between cities, states over opioid lawsuits CLEVELAND (AP) — Tension is emerging between lawyers representing state and local governments over the path forward in a set of lawsuits seeking to h...
18:00, 06/25/2019

Second opioid distributor charged over role in U.S. drug epidemic An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives were charged on Thursday with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic by selling million...
14:14, 07/19/2019

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 ong...
10:42, 06/25/2019

U.S. Reaches $1.4 Billion Opioid-Drug Settlement With U.K.'s Reckitt U.K. consumer-goods company Reckitt Benckiser is set to pay $1.4 billion to settle all U.S. investigations into the sales and marketing of an opioid-...
10:56, 07/11/2019

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end opioid addiction treatment probes Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to end U.S. federal investigations into the marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its ...
14:56, 07/11/2019

Reckitt Benckiser to pay $1.4bn fine over opioid treatment sales Nurofen maker reaches deal with US over alleged fraudulent marketing of SuboxoneReckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay a $1.4bn (£1.1bn) fine to settle ...
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Opioid drugmaker Insys Therapeutics files for bankruptcy Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, about a week after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle a U....
17:28, 06/10/2019

Sales of opioid painkiller codeine have halved in Australia Sales of codeine have halved in Australia after an over-the-counter ban and fears that people would be driven to stronger prescriptions have not come...
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DEA tracked every opioid pill sold in the US. The data is out—and it’s horrific Enlarge / Members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters hold signs while protesting during the McKesson Corp. annual meeting at the Irving-La...
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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 C...
06:28, 06/29/2019

Following opioid suits, family behind deadly OxyContin squabbles A united front among members of the billionaire Sackler family behind painkiller OxyContin is showing signs of strain from litigation over who bears ...
17:28, 05/10/2019

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end U.S. opioid addiction treatment probes Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve U.S. claims that its former pharmaceuticals business Indivior before it was spun ou...
02:56, 07/12/2019

Prescriptions for opioid painkiller codeine have halved in Australia Sales of codeine have halved in Australia after an over-the-counter ban and fears that people would be driven to stronger prescriptions have not come...
14:00, 04/30/2019

Ohio doctor charged in opioid overdose deaths A critical care doctor facing murder charges in the overdose deaths of 25 patients has pleaded not guilty. A lawyer for Dr. William Husel said he did...
07:00, 06/06/2019

Opioid manufacturer in kickback scheme files for bankruptcy CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — An opioid manufacturing company whose founder was convicted of racketeering conspiracy for bribing doctors to prescribe its hi...
01:00, 06/12/2019

Legal Cannabis May Not Lower Opioid Overdose Deaths After All A new study seems to deal a serious blow to one of the pro-cannabis movement’s talking points: the idea that the more medical cannabis is legalized, ...
04:14, 06/12/2019

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22:00, 07/03/2019

West Virginia settles opioid lawsuit with McKesson for $37M CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia has settled its lawsuit against the opioid distributor McKesson for $37 million. A Thursday news release from ...
18:00, 05/02/2019

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20:42, 07/03/2019

4 Your Health: 1st time opioid users more at risk to get hooked People receiving opioids in the hospital for the first time are more at risk of becoming addicted. People who take opioids for the first time while i...
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UPDATE 2-Insys to pay $225 mln, plead guilty in U.S. over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks t...
06:00, 06/06/2019

California sues opioid maker Purdue Pharma SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s attorney general is suing the pharmaceutical company behind the painkiller OxyContin. The lawsuit filed ...
20:42, 06/03/2019

AI can predict opioid overdoses from crime and socioeconomic data Newly published research suggests there's a strong link between crime and opioid abuse, and that demographics and socioeconomic factors play a role.R...
01:14, 05/15/2019

UN health agency to remove controversial opioid guidelines The World Health Organization has notified U.S. lawmakers that it will discontinue two publications on prescribing opioid painkillers in response to ...
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Trial in Oklahoma’s lawsuit against opioid makers underway NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The nation’s first state trial against drugmakers blamed for contributing to the opioid crisis is underway in Oklahoma. Op...
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New Jersey sues Sackler family for opioid epidemic The New Jersey attorney general's office filed a lawsuit against members of the billionaire family behind pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma, allegin...
22:42, 05/31/2019

West Virginia hospitals sue opioid companies; want damages Hospitals in West Virginia have banded together to sue some of the country's largest opioid companies, saying they flooded Appalachia with powerful p...
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Avoid getting buried in technical debt Ward Cunningham wrote in 1992 that shipping first-time code is like going into technical debt. Chip Camden explains that the usefulness of the techni...
21:42, 04/28/2019

How to Avoid Gate-Checking Your Luggage Why are there a million categories that decide when you board a plane? The Intelligencer explains: Airlines figured out that random boarding is faste...
21:28, 05/21/2019

Yankees avoid sweep with 6-2 win over Jays Aaron Hicks hit a three-run homer and J.A. Happ worked seven strong innings as the New York Yankees defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 6-2 on Thursday ni...
07:28, 06/07/2019

Trump may avoid another Fed fiasco in Senate President Donald Trump's latest pair of hopefuls for the Federal Reserve board don't have the same baggage as Stephen Moore and Herman Cain. And that...
12:14, 07/10/2019

How men can avoid a fashion faux pas | Brief letters Tory candidates | Quality Conservatives | Hard Times | Cheese rolling | Menswear | Mulhouse supplementI am bemused and dumbfounded that the candidate...
20:14, 05/29/2019

Reds avoid sweep with 3-0 win against A's Derek Dietrich continued his power surge with another home run, his fifth in six games, and the Cincinnati Reds blanked the Oakland Athletics 3-0 to ...
02:28, 05/10/2019

7 Bridal Make-Up Blunders To Avoid From exactly which mascara will last a day of emotions to the secret make-up trick for healthy skin in photos, here's what a pro make-up artist wants...
15:14, 05/22/2019

NBA playoffs: Sharps avoid this trap when looking for value Thursday night’s NBA doubleheader on ESPN (Toronto at Philadelphia at 7 p.m. ET followed by Denver at Portland at 9:30) features three key players wh...
22:00, 05/09/2019

How to avoid a hotel cancellation penalty Hotels are collecting more cancellation penalties than ever. Here are some insider strategies for canceling your reservation without getting dinged....
16:00, 05/03/2019

Cringeworthy money mistakes you can avoid We asked nine members of the CNBC Digital Financial Advisors Council about the biggest mistake with money they’ve ever seen a client make. ...
16:28, 07/03/2019

How to Avoid Dooming Your Date Before It Even Starts You asked someone out, and they said yes, but plenty of things can go wrong between now and the actual date. Here's how to keep the spark alive in th...
16:56, 06/21/2019

These Foods Will Help You Avoid And Cope Up With Hangover Some studies suggest that drinking alcohol leads to lowering of levels of important vitamins and minerals. Consuming these food can fill up for the l...
11:00, 05/27/2019

5 Foods High In Sugar That You Must Avoid Weight Loss: Having too much sugar in your food - be it in natural form or additives - can make you addicted to it. And, when you are stressed or fee...
21:14, 04/28/2019

How to Avoid Food Poisoning at Restaurants Near You In the weeks following the deaths of nine American tourists visiting the Dominican Republic, hundreds of travelers who’ve visited the country have r...
15:56, 07/02/2019

How to Avoid Getting Sick From a Public Pool If your holiday plans involve a trip to the public pool, you may be interested in a recent warning from the Centers for Disease Control. On Friday, t...
00:28, 07/02/2019

Red Sox avoid ugly loss thanks to this non-superhero BOSTON — Michael Chavis had a simple thought as he walked to the plate. “A single scores him. Don’t try to be a superhero and hit a home ...
09:28, 05/16/2019

I Have $15,000 to Avoid Another Poor Life Choice! What Car Should I Buy? Ron currently drives a Lincoln Town Car with 200,000 miles on the clock. How he came to acquire this ride is a long story, but he is ready to move on...
20:14, 07/11/2019

ADOT MVD: Customers should avoid “DMV” websites PHOENIX – Arizona Department of Transportation is urging Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) customers to be careful when looking up websites for motor vehi...
08:28, 06/05/2019

How to avoid becoming the victim of a ‘sextortion’ scheme Sexual extortion is thriving in the digital age. Electronic blackmail complaints spiked 242 percent last year, with 51,146 incidents — most of them s...
20:00, 06/18/2019

No strings attached: More opioid addicts get meds instead of talk therapy Some doctors are abandoning the long-held belief that treating heroin addiction requires talk therapy. They're just giving patients the drugs. ...
22:42, 05/09/2019

Insys becomes first drugmaker to file for bankruptcy to cover opioid penalties The moves comes one week after the company agreed to pay $225 million to resolve a federal investigation into a bribery scheme designed to induce doc...
19:28, 06/10/2019

NIH-funded studies aim to lower opioid deaths by 40 percent in 3 years The National Institute of Drug Abuse will give more than $350 million to support local opioid recovery, prevention and treatment in four states aroun...
23:14, 04/28/2019

Minnesota, Nebraska to receive federal funding for opioid treatment The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Friday that Minnesota and Nebraska have been approved for Medicaid demonstrations that will ...
01:42, 06/29/2019

Fate of opioid lawsuits hinges on government ‘police power’ The fate of thousands of lawsuits seeking to hold drugmakers responsible for fueling the US opioid epidemic hinges in part on a thorny legal question...
20:56, 06/26/2019

Louvre Museum first to remove Sackler family name after opioid protests France's Louvre Museum in Paris has become the first major institution to remove the Sackler family name after protests erupted against the family th...
15:00, 07/18/2019

Jurors to resume lengthy deliberations in opioid bribes case Jurors will head back to court to continue deliberating in the case against a wealthy drug company founder accused of directing a scheme to bribe doc...
20:28, 04/28/2019

Vermont attorney general sues owners of opioid manufacturer MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan says he’s filed suit against eight members of the family that owns the drug compan...
23:28, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 2-Opioid drugmaker Insys Therapeutics files for bankruptcy Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, about a week after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle a U....
13:28, 06/10/2019

Five more U.S. states sue OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over opioid epidemic Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, escalating the wave of litigation o...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Short Sellers Bet on Opioid Fallout Sinking Drug Stocks Companies in the pharmaceutical supply chain are facing some 2,000 lawsuits related to the opioid crisis, leading some investors to wager that potent...
19:00, 05/15/2019

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...
18:42, 06/27/2019

Purdue Pharma Faces Internal Challenges on Top of Opioid Lawsuits OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is struggling with slumping sales, a shrinking workforce and restructuring problems as it battles lawsuits related to t...
15:00, 06/30/2019

Ex-doctor in Texas sentenced to 20 years in prison over opioid deaths Howard Gregg Diamond, a Texas doctor who wrote unnecessary prescriptions for powerful drugs that contributed to the overdose deaths of at least seven...
06:00, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Second opioid distributor charged over role in U.S. drug epidemic An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives were charged on Thursday with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic by selling million...
02:14, 07/19/2019

Medical pot laws no answer for US opioid deaths, study finds A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths. Researchers repeated an analysis that sparked exci...
22:56, 06/10/2019

Opioid manufacturer Insys files for bankruptcy after $225m settlement Insys Therapeutics founder and executives were convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe highly addictive painkiller A leading drug maker, whose foun...
02:28, 06/11/2019

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 fou...
23:42, 05/21/2019

Opioid manufacturer Insys files for bankruptcy after kickback probe Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday amid mounting expenses driven by a U.S. Justice Department probe into clai...
19:42, 06/10/2019

Opioid overdose deaths decline when pharmacists can dispense naloxone (Reuters Health) - In states where pharmacists were allowed to sell the potentially lifesaving opioid antidote naloxone without a prescription, fewer...
00:28, 05/10/2019

Insys Files for Chapter 11 Days After Settling Opioid Case Specialty-pharmaceutical company Insys Therapeutics filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy with plans to sell its assets, just days after agreeing to pay $2...
14:42, 06/10/2019

FDA proposes tighter opioid rules that would make new drugs less addictive Under the proposal, drugmakers would have to say whether their drug has "any characteristics that would mitigate the risks of overdose, abuse or the ...
01:56, 06/21/2019

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 o...
18:00, 06/18/2019

Opioid addicts seeking help are often denied treatment, study finds Posing as heroin users seeking help, researchers contacted hundreds of treatment clinics in US states with the highest overdose death rates -- and th...
22:00, 06/04/2019

Few at risk for opioid overdose get potentially life-saving naloxone (Reuters Health) - A tiny percentage of people at high risk for opioid overdose are getting prescriptions for naloxone, a medication that could poten...
04:42, 05/04/2019

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 ...
01:28, 07/16/2019

Local Governments Seek Negotiating Power In Opioid Lawsuit COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Lawyers are asking a federal judge overseeing hundreds of lawsuits filed against manufacturers and distributors of opioid...
02:42, 06/16/2019

An Australian Doctor’s Dream: Curing America’s Opioid Curse Dr. George O’Neil has implanted a device he invented into thousands of Australians who abuse opioids. But is it an answer for America’s addiction cri...
23:56, 06/06/2019

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 w...
23:00, 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 f...
20:42, 05/26/2019

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

Federal court to consider news outlet access to opioid data CINCINNATI (AP) — A three-judge panel will hear arguments on whether federal data about how prescription opioid drugs were distributed should be made...
12:14, 05/02/2019

The Latest: Hawaii Sues Opioid Maker For Deceptive Marketing SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on lawsuits filed against opioid maker Purdue Pharma. 5:45 p.m. Hawaii has joined other states in filing lawsuit...
03:42, 06/04/2019

Oklahoma lawyers at trial's end say 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 ...
20:00, 07/15/2019

Billionaire pharma founder convicted in opioid bribery scheme The billionaire founder behind the drug company that hired a former exotic dancer to help bribe doctors was found guilty in a nationwide scheme to pr...
21:56, 05/02/2019

McKesson to pay $37 million to resolve West Virginia opioid lawsuit Drug distributor McKesson Corp has agreed to pay $37 million to resolve a lawsuit by the state of West Virginia seeking to hold it responsible for co...
17:42, 05/02/2019

Medical marijuana no longer tied to fewer opioid deaths (Reuters Health) - Legalizing medical marijuana no longer appears to be linked with a drop in fatal opioid overdoses, according to a new U.S. study t...
20:42, 06/11/2019

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 ...
23:56, 05/29/2019

Top Executives of Insys, an Opioid Company, Are Found Guilty of Racketeering The defendants were accused of conspiring to bribe doctors to prescribe a fentanyl-based painkiller and misleading insurers about patients’ need for ...
01:28, 05/03/2019

'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...
20:28, 05/29/2019

Overdose victim's father to testify in Oklahoma opioid trial of J&J The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose is expected to testify on Wednesday on the second day of trial in a lawsuit by...
12:56, 05/29/2019

Murray Hill doctor pleads guilty in opioid scheme A 72-year-old Manhattan doctor who treated HIV patients pleaded guilty to illegally peddling opioids and other drugs out of his Murray Hill office. D...
21:00, 05/03/2019

U.S. cities propose framework for nationwide opioid settlement talks Lawyers for counties and municipalities suing drug manufacturers and distributors over their alleged roles in the U.S. opioid epidemic on Friday pitc...
00:56, 06/15/2019

Big drug distributor pays $22 million to settle U.S. opioid charges Morris & Dickson Co, one of the largest U.S. wholesale drug distributors, agreed to pay $22 million in civil penalties to settle U.S. government char...
11:28, 05/25/2019

Emails: Purdue executive cast blame on opioid victims HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A member of the family that owns Purdue Pharma cast blame on victims of the opioid epidemic in nearly 20-year-old emails that ...
22:14, 05/07/2019

Oklahoma judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement An Oklahoma judge on Monday approved a revised $85 million (£66.7 million) settlement with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd resolving claims by the...
22:28, 06/24/2019

US lawmakers demand UN health agency change opioid guidance Two U.S. lawmakers are calling on the World Health Organization to withdraw pain care guidelines that include what they say are false claims about th...
22:42, 05/23/2019

Bring medically proven opioid treatments into jails and prisons President Trump may have a reputation for toughness, but the White House is taking a different approach with its newest plan to counteract crime and ...
16:14, 05/23/2019

Woman with opioid addiction to get regular methadone treatment in prison A Massachusetts woman will become the first known person to win approval from the U.S. Justice Department's Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to receive ongoin...
07:00, 06/08/2019

Kentucky businesses awarded grant to fight opioid epidemic LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Chamber Workforce Center has been awarded about $700,000 in grant money to identify how businesses can prevent opi...
18:00, 06/25/2019

Opioid epidemic alone didn't cause life expectancy decline, study says New research argues poorer, less educated white adults are dying much earlier than more affluent white adults from internal diseases such as cardiova...
22:42, 06/13/2019

The Latest: Lawyers pause plan to divide opioid settlement CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on a plan to divide money among local governments in the case of a settlement of lawsuits over the toll of opioids (all t...
20:14, 06/25/2019

Medical marijuana vs. opioid abuse: New study questions the connection Enlarge / Legal cannabis for sale in a tobacco shop in Italy. (credit: Stefano Guidi | Getty Images) In the US, federal law has severely restrict...
18:00, 06/13/2019

Fate of opioid litigation hinges on government 'police power' The fate of thousands of lawsuits seeking to hold drugmakers responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic hinges in part on a thorny legal questi...
13:14, 06/26/2019

U.S. cities pitch framework for nationwide opioid settlement talks Lawyers for counties and municipalities suing drug manufacturers and distributors over their alleged roles in the U.S. opioid epidemic on Friday pitc...
20:28, 06/14/2019

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 op...
14:00, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 2-Big drug distributor pays $22 mln to settle U.S. opioid charges Morris & Dickson Co, one of the largest U.S. wholesale drug distributors, agreed to pay $22 million in civil penalties to settle U.S. government char...
21:42, 05/24/2019

Big drug distributor pays $22 million to settle US opioid charges Morris & Dickson, one of the largest U.S. wholesale drug distributors, agreed to pay $22 million in civil penalties to settle U.S. government charges...
21:56, 05/24/2019

APNewsBreak: Iowa aide fired after reporting opioid scheme IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A secretary at Iowa’s school for juvenile offenders has been fired after using her job to purchase pain pills from a for...
19:14, 05/24/2019

U.N. chief says essential to avoid escalation in the Gulf United Nations chief Antonio Guterres warned on Sunday that it is essential to avoid "any form of escalation" in the Gulf as tensions continue to ris...
13:56, 06/23/2019

Children 'whitening skin to avoid racism' Children as young as 10 are whitening their faces to avoid being subjected to racist abuse in Britain, a child protection group has warned, as police...
16:28, 05/30/2019

How to avoid making catastrophic innovation bets Business executives must make big bets to sustain leadership or else risk obsolescence. But there's a right way and a wrong way to take on those risk...
00:28, 06/09/2019

How sports bettors can avoid beginners’ mistakes It’s a question that’s challenged recreational bettors since the earliest days of sports wagering. Should they focus on just one or two picks per ses...
19:14, 07/01/2019

How to Avoid Paying Extra Fees on Your Car Rental When You're Under 25 When you’re over the age of 24, your options in life are endless—at least when it comes to renting a car. But if you’re a young driver, you better sa...
01:28, 05/15/2019

Lawyers working to avoid retrial of man just off death row Prosecutors and lawyers for a Jordanian man who spent two decades on Ohio's death row before his conviction was tossed said Thursday that they are tr...
20:42, 05/30/2019

U.S., Mexico Reach Deal to Avoid Tariffs President Trump dropped his threat of tariffs on billions of dollars of Mexican imports after negotiators reached a deal on measures to stem the flow...
06:42, 06/08/2019

Avoid Traffic on July 4th By Leaving at The Right Time This Independence Day, AAA expects a record-breaking 48.9 million people to hit the road, 4.1% more than last year. That means your chances for runni...
22:28, 06/30/2019

You should update WhatsApp to avoid a surveillance vulnerability WhatsApp has rushed to roll out a security fix for a surveillance vulnerability. The firm says people should upgrade to the latest version of the app...
12:42, 05/14/2019

Teams could ask FIA F3 to use qualifying groups to avoid congestion FIA Formula 3 Championship teams could try to persuade the series to use qualifying groups to avoid congested qualifying sessions, Autosport has lear...
18:42, 05/15/2019

Macron wants to avoid Brexit 'polluting' EU after 31 October French president says EU27 leaders need to know when UK’s lengthy exit will happenFollow today’s political developments – liveFrance’s president, Emm...
21:28, 05/22/2019

Online holiday booking scams and how to avoid them New research into cybersecurity has revealed UK holidaymakers lost more than £7m to fake sites and fraud in 2018. We outline the five most common sca...
15:56, 06/14/2019

U.S. tells NATO it wants to avoid war with Iran: diplomats Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper told NATO allies on Thursday that Washington did not want to go to war with Iran but also could not tolerate...
15:42, 06/27/2019

How do they have my number? 5 ways to avoid being put on robocall lists Make it more difficult for robocallers to get their hands on your phone number using these precautionary measures to avoid ending up on a call list. ...
12:28, 06/06/2019

The extreme measures Americans will take to avoid bad hair Sitting in traffic, being in the line at the DMV, and walking around with toilet paper on their shoes are some of the things people would rather do t...
12:56, 06/15/2019

UN's Guterres calls for strong EU to avoid 'new Cold War' Upon receiving the Charlemagne Prize, the UN Secretary-General called for a strong and united Europe to avoid "a new Cold War." He also said the EU w...
18:28, 05/30/2019

Devers homers, Red Sox avoid sweep with 4-1 win over Astros HOUSTON (AP) — Rafael Devers homered off Justin Verlander, and the Boston Red Sox took advantage of two errors by the Houston Astros to avoid a serie...
00:28, 05/27/2019

US, Mexico begin talks to try and avoid tariffs US President Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on Mexico to put pressure on the country to keep migrants from crossing into the US. Mexico has s...
19:42, 06/03/2019

Four things to avoid when grilling burgers this weekend Grilling your burgers wrong could kill you. Here are four things to avoid to help you get through Memorial Day weekend unscathed.    ...
19:28, 05/24/2019

Emissions need to be halved to avoid 3C warming: scientists Emissions need to be halved by 2030 to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius but temperatures are on track to reach double that by the end of the cent...
11:56, 06/19/2019

What's the Best Way to Avoid All the Upsells in the Dealership's Finance Office? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to ...
19:56, 06/28/2019

Anglo digs deep to avoid £15m pay revolt Anglo American, the FTSE-100 miner, is braced for a modest revolt next week over its chief executive's £14.6m pay package, despite him forfeitin...
18:28, 04/28/2019

This is how much of a discount it takes to avoid shopping guilt Ever feel guilty pulling out your credit card to make a purchase? You’re not alone — over half of Americans (51 percent) say they feel guilty about s...
13:56, 05/02/2019

People are spending $500 a month to avoid their co-workers When The Wing, a co-working space for women, opened its first location in October 2016, Nik Aliye immediately applied for a membership. At the time, ...
17:42, 07/08/2019

Gears Of War 5 Is Going To "Avoid Highlighting Or Glorifying Smoking" In 2019, because we’ve already seen a shift away from it in a lot of movies and TV shows, it’s not the biggest deal if a major video game decides to ...
02:14, 07/15/2019

Avoid playgrounds and eat the last biscuit: how to keep your sense of self as a parent Remember when life wasn’t all packed lunches and soft play? It’s time to get that person backI am currently working away from home, abandoning my fam...
08:28, 07/06/2019

After two escapes, 'El Chapo' may go to Supermax prison to avoid a third Joaquin Guzman, the convicted Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo, has escaped twice from maximum security prisons in Mexico, once by digging a mile-...
13:28, 07/17/2019

Two down and one to go in La Liga as five battle to avoid the drop | Sid Lowe Rayo Vallecano and Huesca have been relegated leaving Girona, Valladolid, Levante, Villarreal and Celta Vigo fighting to stay upIn the sunshine in th...
20:56, 05/06/2019

Blue Jays avoid sweep with win over Orioles Rookie Trent Thornton pitched six scoreless innings, Lourdes Gurriel Jr. hit his team-leading 16th home run and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltim...
23:56, 07/07/2019

5 Stupid Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Old Tech In these gadget-filled times, it’s likely that you’re going to have to shift some of your used tech every now and again, either to make room for an u...
18:42, 05/02/2019

Unit of drugmaker Insys pleads guilty to U.S. opioid bribe scheme A unit of Insys Therapeutics Inc pleaded guilty on Friday to fraud charges as part of an $225 million deal with the U.S. Justice Department resolving...
18:56, 06/07/2019

Study: Protocol reduced opioid prescriptions by 92 percent in cancer patients Only 8 percent of urological cancer patients who undergo robotic surgery go home with opioid prescriptions after use of a new recovery protocol, as c...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Unit of drugmaker Insys to plead guilty to U.S. opioid bribe scheme A unit of Insys Therapeutics Inc is set to plead guilty on Friday to fraud charges as part of an $225 million deal with the U.S. Justice Department r...
13:28, 06/07/2019

Colorado makes gains fighting U.S. opioid overdose death rate As the U.S. grapples with record-breaking numbers of suicides and overdose deaths, a modest drop in overdose fatalities in Colorado in 2018 has docto...
10:14, 06/13/2019

Opioid manufacturer Insys agrees to pay $225M resolution in kickback case Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics agreed to pay $225 million to settle the government's criminal and civil investigations into the company's unl...
03:42, 06/07/2019

Bribes and lapdances: Drug firm founder guilty in opioid case The founder of a multi-billion dollar drug company has been convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe its highly addictive fentanyl spray to patients...
10:42, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 2-Five more U.S. states sue OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over opioid epidemic Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, escalating the wave of litigation o...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Sackler firm ensnared in opioid probe of Italy’s ‘Pain League’ PARMA, Italy — The police huddled for hours each day, headphones on, eavesdropping on the doctor. They’d tapped his cellphone, bugged his office, pla...
18:28, 05/29/2019

States agree to pause lawsuits against bankrupt opioid maker Insys Five states have agreed to facilitate settlement talks by dropping objections to a bid by Insys Therapeutics Inc in bankruptcy court to put on hold ...
14:14, 07/03/2019

CORRECTED-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 f...
20:56, 07/15/2019

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...
20:28, 05/29/2019

Prosecutors say J&J ran 'deceitful, multibillion-dollar brainwashing campaign' in key opioid trial Oklahoma state prosecutors blasted J&J in the first day of a landmark opioid trial Tuesday, saying it ran a "deceitful, multibillion-dollar brainwash...
20:00, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 4-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 f...
22:42, 07/15/2019

FDA warns companies selling kratom products on opioid addiction claims The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued warning letters on Tuesday to two privately held companies for illegally selling unapproved, misbranded ...
20:28, 06/25/2019

Opioid drugmaker Insys Chairman Steven Meyer quits after settlement with DoJ Insys Therapeutics Inc said on Thursday Chairman Steven Meyer and board member Pierre Lapalme will resign, a day after the opioid drugmaker agreed to...
14:00, 06/06/2019

Lawyers pitch plan to include entire U.S. in opioid settlement talks Lawyers representing county and municipal governments accusing drug manufacturers and distributors of fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic proposed a nov...
17:56, 06/14/2019

Study: High-risk opioid users seek safe spaces Roughly 77 percent of people in Baltimore, Boston and Providence, R.I., addicted to heroin, fentanyl and illicit opioid pills want safe injection fac...
01:00, 06/06/2019

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 & J...
22:56, 06/24/2019

FDA Is Going After Kratom, Warning Companies to Stop Selling It for Opioid Addiction and Cancer The Food and Drug Administration is still pressing down hard on kratom—the plant treatment that adherents say has helped them manage their opioid add...
01:42, 06/27/2019

Opioid burglars smash through Walgreens, lose loot – and their freedom Two men who led police on a 100 m.p.h. car chase after breaking into a Walgreens drive-thru window to steal drugs are going to prison.   &...
23:00, 07/09/2019

Drug company unit pleads guilty to opioid bribery scheme A drug company subsidiary has pleaded guilty to fraud charges stemming from allegations that the manufacturer schemed to bribe doctors to prescribe i...
19:56, 06/07/2019

Teva Pharmaceuticals Reaches $85 Million Settlement with Oklahoma in Opioid Lawsuit Israel-based Teva Pharmaceuticals has agreed to pay Oklahoma $85 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the state’s attorney general over the company...
02:28, 05/27/2019

Purdue Pharma accused of 'corrupting' WHO to boost global opioid sales ‘Unscrupulous’ manufacturer replicated false marketing claims to change WHO guidelines, report by members of Congress allegesPurdue Pharma, the drug ...
17:14, 05/22/2019

FDA warns companies against claiming an herbal drug can cure opioid addiction The Food and Drug Administration recently issued warnings to two businesses that are illegally marketing and making "unproven" claims that their prod...
21:56, 06/25/2019

Indivior loses appeal to block generic Suboxone opioid treatments A divided federal appeals court on Friday ruled against Indivior Plc in its bid to stop Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd and Alvogen from selling generic...
01:56, 07/13/2019

Court rules in favor of woman seeking opioid meds in jail PORTLAND, Maine — A federal appeals court has affirmed a judge’s order requiring a jail to provide medication to a woman to keep her opioid addiction...
23:14, 05/02/2019

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 Wednes...
23:00, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 3-Oklahoma lawyers at trial's end say 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 f...
20:56, 07/15/2019

Drug company founder, 4 other former executives guilty in opioid kickback scheme The founder of Arizona-based drug company Insys Therapeutics and four other former executives were convicted Wednesday of conspiring to pay doctors b...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Drugmaker Insys shares tank after saying opioid lawsuits may force it into bankruptcy Insys Therapeutics shares tanked Monday after the company said it may have to file for bankruptcy because it can't afford legal costs related to...
18:00, 05/13/2019

More than half of opioid abusers are also binge drinkers, government data shows More than half of opioid abusers are also frequent binge drinkers, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a new report Tuesday that h...
09:28, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 1-McKesson to pay $37 million to resolve West Virginia opioid lawsuit Drug distributor McKesson Corp has agreed to pay $37 million to resolve a lawsuit by the state of West Virginia seeking to hold it responsible for co...
17:56, 05/02/2019

UK finance minister 'optimistic' U.S. and China will avoid trade war British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Friday he was optimistic that the United States and China would step back from a trade war that would...
13:42, 05/10/2019

Rockets, Bucks seek to avoid falling into 2-0 holes For MVP hopefuls Antetokounmpo and Harden, it's time to regroup after Game 1 losses in second-round series        ...
11:42, 04/30/2019

How to Spot (and Avoid) Fake Google Maps Listings When you search for a local business on Google, your instinct is to trust the top results. But the listings that show up under the map can contain ma...
03:14, 06/24/2019

Google Maps will now help you avoid bumping into sweaty strangers on the bus Google Maps for iPhone and Android is getting a new feature that will tell you if your bus is delayed or if it's typically crowded at the time y...
00:00, 06/28/2019

How direct-to-consumer brands can avoid startup purgatory The smartest direct-to-consumer companies are figuring out there is a better path to growth than relying strictly on venture capital funding.Read Mor...
00:28, 06/09/2019

I learned the hard way: How you can avoid my credit card mistakes My credit card mistakes were easily avoidable and something to learn from. Here are three notable blunders you too can avoid.    ...
17:00, 06/17/2019

5 Mistakes MacKenzie Bezos and Other Mega-Donors Should Avoid The philanthropic road is littered with the carcasses of those who thought that “disrupting” poverty would be as simple as disrupting the taxi indust...
16:00, 05/31/2019

Red Sox move up game start to avoid Stanley Cup conflict BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox will move up the start of Wednesday’s game against the Texas Rangers by more than three hours to 4:05 p.m. to ...
01:42, 06/11/2019

Italy's Tria says can avoid EU disciplinary action on deficit Italy can avoid disciplinary action from the European Commission over its spending plans by sticking to its current budget deficit target but Rome wi...
12:14, 06/18/2019

Avoid Game of Thrones Spoilers With This Chrome Extension If you’re a Game of Thrones fan and can’t watch the final episode tonight, the struggle to avoid spoilers will be inevitably quite hard come tomorrow...
21:42, 05/19/2019

Seniors may need new shoes to avoid pain, prevent falls (Reuters Health) - Because our feet change shape as we age, shoes that fit when we were young may become uncomfortable and unsafe in our senior years...
16:56, 07/05/2019

Boring but necessary: 4 budgeting mistakes to avoid when growing your company It may sound boring, but careful and sensible budgeting is crucial to every growing company. Not only does successful budgeting save time and energy,...
16:42, 05/21/2019

Max Kepler blasts three homers as Twins avoid sweep CLEVELAND — Max Kepler homered three times and José Berríos locked up Cleveland’s lineup into the seventh inning as the Minnesota Twins avoided...
06:28, 06/07/2019

SEC alters overtime rules to avoid another 7-OT game like A&M-LSU marathon Last season's LSU-Texas A&M game accounted for most combined points (146) in NCAA history and lasted nearly 5 hours in time elapsed.  ...
00:00, 07/17/2019

Yankees avoid meltdown, Stanton wakes up in close one After taking six of seven from the formidable Rays and Astros and in front of a two-game weekend series against the Red Sox in London, the Yankees we...
06:00, 06/25/2019

Watch: U.S., Russian warships narrowly avoid collision The USS Chancellorsville, a guided-missile cruiser, came within 50 to 100 feet of a Russian destroyer, the Admiral Vinogradov, in a near collision Fr...
15:42, 06/07/2019

Airlines Avoid Persian Gulf After Downed Drone Several airlines rerouted flights to avoid airspace over the Persian Gulf after Iran shot down an American military drone, disrupting air travel arou...
08:56, 06/22/2019

Ferrari needs to address F1 car issues "soon" to avoid 2020 repeat Ferrari needs to address any car shortcomings "very soon" to ensure its 2020 Formula 1 challenger does not suffer the same performance shortfall as t...
16:56, 05/24/2019

EU AI experts urge nations to avoid mass surveillance European AI experts issued investment and policy recommendations for EU member nations today including avoid mass surveillance and investment in star...
18:28, 06/26/2019

Dow jitters? How to avoid investment blunders as the market skids How to avoid investment mistakes amid Dow's sell-off this week. Hint: Don't peek at your investment balance too often and don't think ...
05:14, 05/08/2019

Gorillas hilariously try to avoid rain at South Carolina zoo A viral video from a South Carolina zoo showed a group of gorillas behaving just like humans as they tried to take shelter from the rain. The primate...
19:28, 05/13/2019

Wayfair Execs Will Do Anything to Avoid Standing Against Concentration Camps On Tuesday, Wayfair employees announced that they would stage a walkout to protest the company’s willingness to do business with government contracto...
22:56, 06/26/2019

Police: Man Arrested After Using Brother’s Identity To Avoid Arrest MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man was arrested Sunday in an odd turn of events. According to the Berea Police Department, officers came into ...
19:28, 05/07/2019

Can Facebook's Libra Avoid Regulators? History Suggests Not For all its crypto styling, Facebook’s Libra looks less like bitcoin and more like a 50-year-old type of investment fund that has attracted intense r...
14:28, 07/04/2019

Hamilton chases "imaginary" rival to avoid complacency Formula 1 championship leader Lewis Hamilton says he makes himself chase an "imaginary" rival whenever he is ahead of title rival Valtteri Bottas, to...
13:00, 07/14/2019

Astros with 2 in 11th beat Texas 7-6, avoid 3rd loss in row Springer scores go-ahead run from first on Altuve's two-out double in 11th inning and Astros beat Rangers 7-6      ...
13:42, 07/14/2019

How to Spot (and Avoid) Fake Google Local Listings When you search for a local business on Google, your instinct is to trust the top results. But the listings that show up under the map can contain ma...
14:42, 06/22/2019

Kim Dotcom enters final fight to avoid extradition to US New Zealand's top court has begun hearing Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom's appeal against extradition to the US. Dotcom faces charges of copyright inf...
10:56, 06/10/2019

Choosing a web hosting service? Then avoid these common mistakes If you are relatively new to the world of web hosting, you will be bombarded with advices and tips once you start looking into ways to host your bran...
21:14, 07/08/2019

How to avoid getting dinged with surprise rental car toll fees Amid the shift to cashless, electronic toll collections, car rental customers are increasingly getting dinged with surprise fees for the "convenience...
16:28, 07/07/2019

US says border wall will 'avoid' historic Texas cemetery The U.S. government says it won't build President Donald Trump's border wall on the site of a historic cemetery that might have required the exhumati...
22:14, 06/03/2019

Elliott vows to avoid trouble after meeting with Goodell Ezekiel Elliott is vowing to avoid incidents similar to a recent one in Las Vegas that forced the star running back of the Dallas Cowboys to meet wit...
04:56, 07/03/2019

Hendricks helps Cubs avoid sweep with 2-1 win over Astros HOUSTON (AP) — Kyle Hendricks pitched eight strong innings, Kyle Schwarber homered for the second straight game and Kris Bryant added a solo shot in ...
06:14, 05/30/2019

Klay Thompson won’t avoid Drake’s better songs during NBA Finals Drake’s Toronto fandom has taken on a life of its own as an NBA official said the league has talked to the Raptors about the rapper’s sideline theatr...
05:00, 05/30/2019

Angels may avoid Mike Trout injury scare ANAHEIM, Calif. — Mike Trout was pulled from the Angels’ eventual 6-3 win over the Mariners because of right calf tightness. The two-time AL MV...
06:56, 07/15/2019

How to Avoid Annoying Crowds and Lines at Tourist Attractions If you’ve ever wanted to visit the Eiffel Tower, the Colosseum, or the Statue of Liberty, you should know now: You’ll likely run into hordes of slow-...
23:00, 05/29/2019

Lufthansa and global airlines avoid Iranian airspace A host of major carriers are rerouting flights away from the Strait of Hormuz after a US reconnaissance drone was shot down in the area. Airlines fea...
12:56, 06/21/2019

Woman goes topless in attempt to avoid shoplifting bust A New Jersey woman shed her shirt and went topless to escape a shoplifting arrest — but her attempt went bust, according to a report. Lakia Pierce, 4...
21:56, 07/17/2019

Shanahan steps down to avoid 'painful' family situation After months of unexplained delays, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan stepped down Tuesday before his formal nomination ever went to the Sena...
21:00, 06/18/2019

You Need This Much Balance In Savings Account To Avoid Penalty Charges From public sector lender State Bank of India (SBI) to its private sector peers ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank, the top banks have laid out their own rules...
12:56, 05/02/2019

UK PM candidate Hunt says Brexit deal is only way to avoid an election The only way Britain can avoid a national election is to leave the European Union with a deal, Jeremy Hunt, a candidate to be the country's next prim...
15:14, 06/09/2019

Lap-dances, kick-backs, and debt: Infamous opioid maker files for bankruptcy Enlarge / Insys Therapeutics founder John N. Kapoor leaves federal court in Boston on March 13, 2019. (credit: Getty | Boston Globe) Opioid manufa...
23:28, 06/11/2019

Opioid maker Insys Therapeutics files Chapter 11 bankruptcy after corruption charges Pharmaceutical company Insys Therapeutics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday less than a week after pleading guilty to fraud charges. ...
20:00, 06/10/2019

Ohio doctor charged with 25 counts of murder for giving fatal opioid doses An Ohio doctor was charged with 25 counts of murder for administering high and sometimes fatal doses of opioid painkillers to dozens of very sick pat...
21:14, 06/05/2019

Purdue infiltrated WHO, manipulated opioid policies to boost sales, report finds Enlarge / Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and its owners, the Sackler family, are facing hundreds of lawsuits across the country for the compa...
06:28, 05/24/2019

Legalizing medical marijuana doesn't curb opioid overdose deaths, study says Lawmakers and marijuana advocates have argued that legalizing weed to manage chronic paid can help reduce opioid addiction, but researchers at Stanfo...
21:14, 06/10/2019

Drug Firm Founder, Executives Convicted Guilty In Opioid Bribery Scheme The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc became the highest-ranking pharmaceutical executive to be convicted in a case tied to the US opioid crisis, whe...
07:56, 05/03/2019

Ohio doctor William Husel charged with 25 counts of murder in opioid deaths Ohio prosecutors charged a physician Wednesday with more than two dozen counts of murder, for prescribing fatal doses of opioids to near-death patien...
20:28, 06/05/2019

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 Wednes...
02:14, 05/30/2019

Canada-U.S. opioid plan helps rebuild relations frayed from trade talks The ranking U.S. diplomat on drug enforcement policy is to visit Ottawa in July to kick-start a fresh round of co-operation between the two countries...
23:56, 06/29/2019

Billionaire founder of opioid firm guilty of bribing doctors to prescribe drug John Kapoor, 75, also guilty of defrauding insurance companiesProsecutors say fentanyl drug Subsys fuelled opioid epidemicThe head of a leading drug ...
22:42, 05/02/2019

Legitimate opioid prescriptions increase risk for drug users who doctor shop About one in every 200 people prescribed opioids in 2016 had a family member who sought medications from multiple prescribers and to fill them at mul...
01:56, 05/11/2019

How Ohio is coping with its high opioid overdose death rate that's slamming its economy About 5,000 people die from opioid overdoses in Ohio each year. It's destroying families and hurting the state's workforce. Now the governo...
14:56, 07/10/2019

Colombine shooting survivor found dead, family cites opioid addiction A survivor of the 1999 Colombine shooting was found dead in his Colorado home at 37, local media reported Saturday. Austin Eubanks had struggled with...
10:56, 05/19/2019

Planned Siemens spin-off a well-timed move to avoid trouble German industrial conglomerate Siemens has confirmed it's on its way to spinning off its Gas & Power division by the fall of next year. Slimming down...
15:28, 05/08/2019

Yankees vs. Rays: Blake Snell will help Tampa Bay avoid sweep Ripley’s Believe It or Not” is back on the air. This Sunday’s episode explores how Bill de Blasio is still a presidential candidate. How Albany voted...
18:28, 06/19/2019

Progressives press Dem leaders to avoid divisive fight over Israel Senior progressive Democrats are urging House leaders to abandon plans to vote on a contentious measure in support of Israel next week, just as tensi...
01:56, 07/17/2019

Migrants pretending to be ISIS terrorists to avoid deportation from Europe MIGRANTS are claiming they are ex-ISIS terrorists in desperate bids to stay in Europe as officials won’t deport them if they would face the death pen...
17:56, 06/25/2019

House Dems eye $1 trillion ‘minibus’ in first step to avoid shutdown The House will likely take up a roughly $1 trillion funding package next week, marking an aggressive first step by Democrats to avert yet another par...
20:14, 06/03/2019

Whale mothers and calves whisper to avoid attracting predators Southern right whale mothers and calves communicate with one another using quiet moo-like calls to avoid attracting predators such as killer whales a...
18:56, 07/11/2019

Samsung’s next foldable smartphone may avoid the pitfalls of the Galaxy Fold The age of the foldable smartphone stumbled right out of the gate as multiple Galaxy Fold review units suffered from serious malfunctions before the ...
00:28, 05/24/2019

Here's where investors can hide out and areas they should avoid as trade tensions intensify Investor could add consumer staples and utilities as defense while staying away from companies with big sales exposure to China, according to Wall St...
18:14, 06/01/2019

3 ways to select smart investors and avoid toxic partnerships I recently came to the rescue of a startup in crisis. The idea was solid: The company wanted to develop heavy-duty drones that could assist firefight...
08:14, 05/07/2019

SNC-Lavalin could avoid ban from federal contracts due to delay in policy update An internal federal document obtained by The Canadian Press shows the Liberal government was planning to announce a long-studied revision to its so-c...
18:56, 06/01/2019

Airlines to avoid Iranian airspace amid rising tensions The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S.-registered aircraft operators from flying over the Persian Gulf a...
15:42, 06/21/2019

Southwest won't charge passengers to change planes to avoid the Boeing 737 Max Southwest Airlines won't charge passengers to avoid flying on the Boeing 737 Max, grounded after 2 crashes, if the jets are allowed to fly again...
00:00, 05/24/2019

PM Modi's Oath Ceremony: Routes To Avoid In Delhi Tomorrow Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be sworn-in for his second term in a grand oath ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan tomorrow. The event will be atte...
16:00, 05/29/2019

Watch: Reds' Jesse Winker jumps to avoid tag at third base Cincinnati Reds outfielder Jesse Winker took to the sky while legging out a triple and jumped over Brewers third baseman Travis Shaw to avoid being t...
16:42, 06/21/2019

Shanahan Steps Down At Pentagon To Avoid ‘Painful’ Family Scrutiny WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of unexplained delays, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan stepped down Tuesday before his formal nomination eve...
21:14, 06/18/2019

Call to arms: how can Australia avoid a slow and painful decline? Australia has been warned it risks ‘drifting into the future’ if it fails to respond to challenges in a fast-changing worldAustralia is at a crossroa...
05:42, 06/18/2019

Italian PM optimistic the country can avoid disciplinary procedure from Brussels Italy's leader has told CNBC he was optimistic about the possibility that the European Commission would not pursue an excessive deficit procedur...
12:42, 06/21/2019

Pete Alonso is studying more than pitchers to avoid rookie wall LOS ANGELES — Pete Alonso still meticulously records his at-bats in a notebook after every game for the simple reason he tends to remember informatio...
02:56, 05/28/2019

Saudi airline changes flight routes to avoid Iran’s airspace RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s state airline Saudia says it is rerouting flight paths to some Asian destinations in order to avoid ...
10:56, 06/23/2019

F1 Video: Can Mercedes avoid Hamilton/Rosberg repeat with Bottas? Valtteri Bottas's form at the start of the 2019 Formula 1 season has already prompted concerns at Mercedes about the emergence of another intra-team ...
19:14, 05/02/2019

Sears buyer Eddie Lampert wants to avoid up to $43M in severance pay from bankruptcy The investor who bought Sears' assets out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy is now trying to back out of an agreement to pay severance to laid-off worker...
23:28, 05/28/2019

2020 Democrats keep calling for ‘a conversation’ to avoid having actual conversations Many 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have called for “conversations” around key policy areas. The only catch? It is often employed to avoid s...
23:56, 07/12/2019

Cloudera’s Hilary Mason on how businesses can avoid ruining their own AI projects An IDC survey of businesses out earlier this week found that for about 1 in 4 enterprises deploying AI today, half of all AI projects will fail. Why ...
23:14, 07/12/2019

Avoid painful thigh chafing with this $20 cult-favorite product We tested the popular Bandelettes to see if they could prevent thigh-chafing. You'll be surprised to see that what we found is not what you&apos...
00:00, 06/21/2019

Watch a Tesla Model 3 quickly swerve on its own to avoid an accident at the last second It’s a shame that much of the narrative surrounding Tesla these days centers on the company’s stock price, Elon Musk’s shenanigans ...
03:42, 05/07/2019

Corporations are getting dragged into a debate they’ve long sought to avoid: Abortion A confluence of forces could make it more challenging for companies to remain quiet on the sidelines on what is perhaps America's most polarizing soc...
14:42, 05/31/2019

Mets must fix mind-boggling defense to avoid reliving this nightmare MIAMI — The Mets came into the season with a strong rotation and a weak defense. And it has only gotten worse. For everyone. How a team can be based ...
18:14, 07/14/2019

Here's how advisors can help clients avoid common and costly Medicare mistakes Making the wrong Medicare decision can make health care, the biggest expense in retirement, even more costly. Help clients avoid these common oversig...
15:00, 06/19/2019

France urges U.S. and China to avoid escalation in trade tensions The United States and China must avoid escalating trade tensions in their current negotiations to keep global growth on track, French Finance Ministe...
09:28, 05/07/2019

Hope grows for deal to avoid U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods Hope grew on Wednesday for a deal to avoid the United States imposing tariffs on Mexican goods in return for Mexico doing more to halt illegal immigr...
20:56, 06/05/2019

Video shows a Model 3 on Autopilot swerve out of the way to avoid hitting an SUV Over the past few years, we’ve seen a marked increase in the number of videos depicting Tesla’s Autopilot feature assume control of a car...
10:42, 05/29/2019

Trump and Congress race to avoid fiscal time bomb Congressional leaders in both parties are confident they can reach a deal to stave off a funding fiasco this fall — if only President Donald Trump wo...
03:00, 06/19/2019

Italian PM optimisitc the country can avoid disciplinary procedure from Brussels Italy's leader has told CNBC he was optimistic about the possibility that the European Commission would not pursue an excessive deficit procedur...
11:56, 06/21/2019

Siemens takes radical step to avoid fate of US rival It is one of Europe's biggest and most important manufacturing companies – an €87bn giant that, in terms of stock market valuation, is dw...
01:42, 05/09/2019

Mexican president reiterates desire to avoid conflict with Trump Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday reiterated his desire to avoid confrontation with the U.S. government and to stay friends wit...
03:56, 06/08/2019

IL&FS Asks Bourses To Avoid Coercive Actions Over Quarterly Results The company in regulatory filing said it will be "challenging" for the management to prepare the financial statements owing to the proposed divestmen...
16:00, 06/26/2019

The Latest: GOP House leaders avoid comment on Trump remark WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and investigations into Russia election meddling (all times local): 12:15 p.m. The House’...
22:56, 06/13/2019

Antivaxxers turn to homeschooling to avoid protecting their kids’ health Enlarge / A boy at school. (credit: Getty | Florian Gaertner ) Anti-vaccine advocates in New York are encouraging parents to homeschool their chil...
00:28, 07/09/2019

Uber set to debut on NYSE, hopes to avoid Lyft's fate Ride services giant Uber Technologies Inc is set to make its long-awaited stock market debut on Friday, after its initial public offering was priced ...
17:28, 05/10/2019

Teen allegedly stabs brother to avoid long car trip with him Not exactly brotherly love. A 13-year-old Tennessee boy told authorities in Florida that he stabbed his older brother because he’d rather spend time ...
07:00, 07/09/2019

DOJ offers to share Mueller documents to avoid House action WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says it is willing to provide the House intelligence committee with documents from special counsel Robert Mu...
21:56, 05/21/2019

Researchers say 'spidey senses' could help self-driving vehicles avoid hazards Researchers want to give cars, planes and drones "spidey senses." That is, they want to give autonomous machines sensors that mimic nature. In a pape...
18:42, 05/21/2019

Uber set to debut on NYSE, under pressure to avoid Lyft debacle Ride services giant Uber Technologies Inc will begin life as a public company on Friday, under pressure to start trading strongly after conservativel...
13:28, 05/10/2019

Obama: Leaders who 'feed fear typically are also ones who avoid facts' Former President Barack Obama appeared to take a tacit swipe at President Donald Trump on Saturday, saying leaders who "feed fear typically are also ...
13:00, 04/30/2019

Swiss voters approve tighter gun control, avoid EU clash Swiss voters agreed by a nearly two-to-one margin on Sunday to adopt tighter gun controls in line with changes to European Union rules, heading off a...
16:56, 05/19/2019

A shark attack while snorkeling is extremely rare. Tips on how to avoid it Steven Spielberg’s summer blockbuster hit "Jaws" came out 44 years ago, but there is still a very real public fear of sharks.   ...
16:42, 06/28/2019

5 ways to avoid regret with Social Security, retirement planning Most of us have financial regrets, but there are ways to avoid them as you make decisions on Social Security benefits as retirement age approaches. ...
01:42, 05/20/2019

The Latest: Woman shot who lost fetus may avoid prosecution BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on manslaughter charges against a woman who lost her fetus after being shot (all times local): 10:20 p.m. An Alaba...
07:28, 06/28/2019

Fed's Powell Says Stress Tests Must Evolve to Avoid Bank Complacency Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said stress tests of the nation’s largest banks must adapt and keep firms on their toes, or the annual exam co...
17:14, 07/09/2019

Supreme Court gives Merck another shot to avoid Fosamax lawsuits The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave Merck & Co a new opportunity to avoid lawsuits accusing the company of failing to properly warn patients of deb...
20:42, 05/20/2019

US, Mexico sign agreement to slow immigration, avoid tariffs President Donald Trump had threatened tariffs on all Mexican imports unless Mexico acted to slow illegal migration into the US. A new deal means they...
05:00, 06/08/2019

Trump tamps down war talk as he seeks to avoid hostilities with Iran HOPE NOT: “Mr. President, are we going to war with Iran?” a reporter shouted to President Trump as he stood at a White House entryway yesterday durin...
15:42, 05/17/2019

Saudi cabinet affirms desire to avoid war, stabilize oil markets Saudi Arabia's council of ministers reiterated the country's commitment to balancing global oil markets and preventing regional conflict amid tension...
06:00, 05/22/2019

Vietnam says that China is mislabeling products as Vietnamese to avoid U.S. tariffs According to Vietnamese officials, Chinese firms first export products to Vietnam, then change the labeling on packages before exporting the goods. ...
21:14, 06/10/2019

Family flying guide: Avoid these mistakes when you travel with kids Planning to travel with kids? Before you make plans or fly with your family, you'll want to read this.        ...
21:28, 05/22/2019

Nigel Farage shelters on campaign bus to avoid milkshake attack Brexit party leader told to remain on vehicle after possible assailants spottedNigel Farage has been forced to seek refuge on his campaign bus after ...
21:28, 05/22/2019

Huawei delays the foldable Mate X to avoid Samsung’s mistakes In the wake of Huawei’s US export ban, its easy to forget that the company was due to launch one of the first folding phones to hit the market. The $...
21:42, 06/14/2019

U.S. Crude Edges Higher After U.S.-Mexico Deal to Avoid Tariffs Oil prices extended a recent rebound, climbing after the U.S. and Mexico reached an agreement to avoid a potentially devastating trade fight that wou...
23:14, 06/10/2019

How banks are helping you budget and track your money to avoid overspending Mom can't always be there to tell you when to stop spending. But Huntington Bank and others are promoting new tracking tools to keep resolutions...
18:28, 04/28/2019

How Loopholes Help Trump and Other Real Estate Moguls Avoid Taxes The ability to deduct business losses against income tax is common. But there are myriad other benefits, all legal, created specifically for commerci...
22:14, 05/22/2019

Unless you want your payment card data skimmed, avoid these commerce sites Enlarge (credit: Mighty Travels / Flickr) More than 100 e-commerce sites around the world are infected with malicious code designed to surreptitiou...
04:28, 05/09/2019

A group of gorillas tried to avoid getting caught in the rain at a zoo in South Carolina Brooke Hunsinger/Facebook A group of gorillas at the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden in Columbus, South Carolina, appear to dislike getting caught in the ...
23:00, 05/13/2019

Accountability in Sudan ‘crucial’ to avoid ‘further bloodshed’, says UN rights office Now in its fifth day, a crackdown by the military authorities in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum, with dozens reported killed, has prompted a “grave...
19:14, 06/07/2019

Burkina Faso urged to avoid curbs on security reporting A U.S.-based journalists' rights group urged Burkina Faso's government on Wednesday to nix a bill that would impose stiff prison sentences on media t...
19:42, 07/03/2019

Predatory lenders prey on US military members. Here's how to avoid becoming a victim Predatory lenders, who cluster around military bases, target young soldiers who are inexperienced with money. Money expert Tara Falcone shares tips o...
17:56, 07/03/2019

Opinion: Trail Blazers need to get nasty vs. Warriors to avoid humiliation It's time for the Portland Trail Blazers to get nasty because, hey – if not in the Western Conference finals vs. the Golden State Warriors...
19:42, 05/16/2019

U.N. chief urges 'maximum restraint' in Venezuela to avoid violence United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urges maximum restraint in Venezuela to avoid violence, a U.N. spokesman said on Tuesday, after Ven...
19:42, 04/30/2019

Be Punctual, Avoid Work-From-Home, PM Modi Tells His Ministers Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a list of dos and don'ts at the first meeting of his council of ministers on Wednesday. Ministers should be punctual...
07:56, 06/13/2019

Trump Offers Simple Way To Avoid Tariffs - "Make In Good Old USA" Amid rising fears over US-Chinese trade tensions and mounting tariffs, President Donald Trump said Saturday that firms could easily avoid additional ...
23:56, 05/11/2019

Met museum nixes donations from Purdue Pharma's Sackler family amid opioid uproar The Metropolitan Museum of Art said Wednesday it will stop accepting donations from members of the Sackler family who are still linked to Purdue Phar...
09:14, 05/16/2019

US briefing: Ending Aids, Jared's Middle East plan and opioid boss guilty Friday’s top story: landmark study finds antiretroviral drugs prevent HIV transmission. Plus, how our news habits are harming our mental health – and...
14:14, 05/03/2019

5 states file new lawsuits against OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma amid opioid epidemic Five state attorneys general have announced new lawsuits against the maker of OxyContin as they seek to hold the drug industry responsible for an opi...
17:56, 05/16/2019

Drug makers flooded US with billions of opioid pills as epidemic surged, data shows Statistics are a blow to country’s biggest pharmaceuticals that paid millions of dollars in out of court settlementsDrug makers and distributors floo...
15:56, 07/17/2019

Lap dances, rap videos, deception: Pharma execs guilty of racketeering in first opioid epidemic conviction A billionaire pharmaceutical CEO faces up to 20 years in prison after being found guilty of a bribery and kickback scheme to get doctors to prescribe...
03:42, 05/04/2019

Elizabeth Warren, Unveiling Opioid Plan, Says She Will Give Sackler Family’s Donations to Charity Ms. Warren, a Democratic presidential candidate, also called on Harvard University to remove the pharmaceutical family’s name from its campus buildin...
01:14, 05/09/2019

Presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren unveils $100 billion plan to combat the opioid epidemic Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren and House Oversight Committee chairman Rep. Elijah Cummings on Wednesday unveiled a $100 billio...
17:56, 05/08/2019

Kepler hits 3 homers, Twins edge Indians 5-4 to avoid sweep CLEVELAND (AP) — Max Kepler homered three times and José Berríos locked up Cleveland’s lineup into the seventh inning as the Minnesota Twins av...
07:00, 06/07/2019

Mexican president optimistic for deal with White House to avoid tariffs Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Thursday he remained optimistic that a deal with the Trump administration could be reached to avoi...
00:00, 06/07/2019

Ashena, adviser to Iranian president, says Trump should ease sanctions to avoid war An adviser to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Friday if U.S. President Donald Trump does not want war with Tehran, he should ease sanctions,...
16:14, 06/21/2019

To Avoid Bias, Prosecutors Try Hiding a Suspect’s Race When Filing Charges Prosecutors in San Francisco, concerned about the disproportionate number of African-Americans in jail, are trying to reduce the potential role of ra...
01:28, 06/13/2019

Donald Trump Says He Halted US Strike On Iran To Avoid Mass Casualties President Donald Trump said Friday he is in "no hurry" to bomb Iran, revealing that US forces were "cocked and loaded" to retaliate after the downing...
18:42, 06/21/2019

Goalkeepers at World Cup to avoid bookings for stepping off line in shootouts: IFAB Goalkeepers at the women's World Cup will not be booked for stepping off the goalline during penalty shootouts to reduce the likelihood of them being...
20:28, 06/21/2019

#MeToo backlash: More male managers avoid mentoring women or meeting alone with them A survey by LeanIn found that more men are uncomfortable with one-on-one workplace activities with women like mentoring or work dinners. And amid all...
15:00, 05/17/2019

In Miracle, Orioles Somehow Manage To Avoid Falling Victim To Perfect Game The Orioles are in the midst of a historically bad season with many lowlights that will likely be used in hospitals all over the country to help pati...
04:28, 07/15/2019

U.S., Russian naval ships narrowly avoid a collision in the East China Sea The U.S. 7th Fleet said the Russian destroyer put the safety of the USS Chancellorsville and its crew at risk.        ...
18:14, 06/07/2019

Trump’s ‘Deal’ to Avoid Tariffs on Mexico Was Negotiated Months Ago, Report Says Just hours after President Donald Trump announced successful negotiations to avoid placing 5% tariffs on all Mexican goods imported into the U.S., Th...
02:14, 06/09/2019

Top Court Judges Should Avoid Harsh Words: Ravi Shankar Prasad Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said in Rajya Sabha on Monday that the Supreme Court judges should avoid "harsh words" and referred to the observati...
02:28, 07/09/2019

With Memories Of MH17 Downing Over Ukraine, Airlines Avoid Persian Gulf Several international airlines said Friday that they had begun diverting flights to avoid some of the airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf...
07:14, 06/22/2019

World must avoid a new Cold War, UN chief tells economic forum in Russia In a world where international relations have become "more chaotic," world leaders must avoid a new Cold War, UN Secretary-General António Guterres t...
22:28, 06/06/2019

Windows 10 May 2019 Update is rolling out very slowly to avoid any major fails Windows 10’s latest update is rolling out at a very slow and measured pace, with Microsoft evidently being careful about monitoring the progre...
13:00, 06/04/2019

College grad flees US to avoid crippling student loan debt A Pennsylvania man who was saddled with crippling student debt after graduating from college — but with no job in sight after four years — bought a o...
16:56, 06/12/2019

Britax sent defective fix to customers in deal to avoid safety recall of its strollers The defective bolts are the latest problem for the company since its settlement with federal regulators in November, which was the subject of a probe...
06:28, 05/04/2019

Danish PM suggests coalition with main opposition to avoid political chaos Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen voiced readiness on Thursday to form a governing coalition with the Social Democrats after the June 5 elec...
14:00, 05/16/2019

Jürgen Klopp’s Liverpool look well set to avoid the curse of the runner-up | Sachin Nakrani On four previous occasions the club have followed a tilt at the title with a season that has proved to be largely disappointingBefore Liverpool’s gam...
19:28, 05/14/2019

UK PM candidate Hancock asks: Why should Boris Johnson avoid public scrutiny? Matt Hancock, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said other candidates such as favorite Boris Johnson should ...
11:42, 06/11/2019

To avoid ugly Pixel phones, Google has three design teams: rumor The Google Pixel 3 XLThe Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL certainly aren’t for everyone. The former sports large bezels above and below the display whic...
14:56, 05/02/2019

UN chief calls on Venezuela’s politicians to ‘avoid escalation’, end suffering of the people Reports of violence and casualties linked to unrest in Venezuela should be investigated transparently and independently, UN Secretary-General Antonio...
19:14, 04/28/2019

Robertson tells Liverpool to avoid Barça ‘hangover’ and focus on Newcastle • Defender urges team to regroup after ‘baffling’ 3-0 scoreline• Liverpool face crucial Premier League title game on SaturdayAndy Robertson has said ...
14:56, 05/02/2019

Saudis may have more oil on hand to help avoid price spikes as Iran sanctions kick in Saudi Arabia's efforts to clean up its electric grid have released a good amount of spare oil for export, which would help the United States avoid pr...
19:28, 05/02/2019

Airlines avoid parts of Iran-controlled airspace after U.S. regulator's order Some global airlines are re-routing flights to avoid Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman, they said on Friday, after ...
11:42, 06/21/2019

Southwest updates safety information cards to avoid Boeing 737 Max confusion Southwest has stopped using combined safety information cards following the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max aircraft due to fatal crashes.  ...
19:14, 07/10/2019

Avoid Tea, Coffee, Alcohol: Centre Issues Advisory As Heatwave Continues Wear loose, light-coloured cotton clothes, stay indoors and avoid drinking alcohol, tea and coffee, the government said today in a health advisory is...
18:28, 06/03/2019

British Airways says will follow U.S. guidance to avoid parts of Iranian airspace British Airways said on Friday it will adhere to guidance from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to avoid parts of Iranian airspace and ...
12:00, 06/21/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Mexican peso firms on deal to avoid U.S. tariffs The Mexican peso was on track on Monday to post its biggest one-day percentage gain of 2019 after the country struck a migration deal with the United...
23:14, 06/10/2019

Alarmed states work to avoid vast undercount in 2020 census LOS ANGELES (AP) — Many states are spending millions to make sure their residents fill out next year’s census form. One main reason is that act...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Buttigieg accuses Trump of faking disability to avoid Vietnam draft Veteran and 2020 candidate said Trump, who received a deferment for bone spurs, used ‘his privileged status to fake a disability’Pete Buttigieg, a mi...
19:00, 05/23/2019

Fliers Plan To Avoid Boeing 737 Max Jets For A Year Or More, Survey Shows In the weeks since Boeing 737 Max jets were grounded worldwide following a pair of catastrophic crashes that killed 346 people, the company has focus...
06:14, 05/08/2019

Govt loans British Steel £120m so it can avoid 'financial strain' Business secretary Greg Clark has confirmed a £120m government bridging loan to the UK's second-biggest steel producer after it requested emerge...
16:42, 05/01/2019

Northern Brazil power line to avoid impact on tribe: document The builders of a new power transmission line to the northern Brazilian state of Roraima have pledged to deploy 200 inspectors to reduce the environm...
01:00, 05/28/2019