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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 pitched a novel plan that would bring all 24,...

U.S. cities propose framework for nationwide opioid settlement talks

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UPDATE 2-U.S. cities propose framework for nationwide opioid settlement talks Lawyers for counties and municipalities suing drug manufacturers and distributors over their alleged roles in the U.S. opioid epidemic on Friday pitc...
22:00, 06/14/2019

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...
18:16, 06/14/2019

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’...
23:48, 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...
00:16, 06/11/2019

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...
02:00, 05/27/2019

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

U.S. judge appoints Ken Feinberg mediator for Bayer Roundup settlement talks A U.S. judge on Wednesday appointed prominent attorney Kenneth Feinberg as mediator for court-mandated settlement talks in the federal litigation ove...
05:48, 05/23/2019

U.S. judge appoints Ken Feinberg mediator in mandated Bayer Roundup settlement talks A U.S. judge has appointed prominent attorney Kenneth Feinberg as mediator for court-mandated settlement talks in the federal litigation over allegat...
20:32, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. judge appoints Ken Feinberg mediator for Bayer Roundup settlement talks A U.S. judge on Wednesday appointed prominent attorney Kenneth Feinberg as mediator for court-mandated settlement talks in the federal litigation ove...
02:00, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. judge appoints Ken Feinberg mediator in mandated Bayer Roundup settlement talks A U.S. judge has appointed prominent attorney Kenneth Feinberg as mediator for court-mandated settlement talks in the federal litigation over allegat...
20:32, 05/22/2019

Verizon releases Galaxy S10 5G with 20 cities of hype for only 2 cities Fewer than 1% of U.S. residents will be able to use the Galaxy S10 5G's signature feature as it launches on Verizon's network. But the marketing cont...
19:00, 05/16/2019

DeSantis Signs Sanctuary Cities Ban Into Law, Despite Florida Having No Sanctuary Cities In a political move that serves no other purpose than to appeal to Florida’s xenophobic Republican base, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill into law Fri...
01:48, 06/17/2019

Senators propose Glioblastoma Awareness Day Sen. Martha McSally and Sen. Kyrsten Sinema teamed up to raise awareness about the deadly disease that claimed the life of longtime lawmaker Sen. Joh...
09:16, 05/18/2019

How Microsoft’s Fluid Framework flows Microsoft's Fluid Framework sounds complex and ethereal, but it's really just a novel approach to an old problem, more or less using existing tools.R...
17:32, 05/08/2019

What new collaborations will you be doing in Microsoft's Fluid Framework? Microsoft promises a new kind of shared interactive experience inside documents. But what does that really mean, and what does SharePoint have to do ...
14:48, 05/28/2019

SwiftUI is an expressive UI framework for iOS, MacOS, and more Apple launched its Swift programming language almost five years ago. It was designed to supplant Objective-C with something that’s powerful, expressi...
02:48, 06/04/2019

House Democrats propose $4,500 pay raise for Congress House spending leaders want to break a decadelong pay freeze and give members of Congress a cost-of-living bump that could pad their salaries with an...
05:16, 06/05/2019

After Alabama Abortion Law, 3 Democrats Propose a New Strategy Senators Cory Booker, Kirsten Gillibrand and Elizabeth Warren are taking an aggressive approach in a debate whose terms have long been set by conserv...
02:00, 05/18/2019

Fed faces tough sell on inflation framework Federal Reserve policymakers fear they are ill-equipped to battle the next recession under their current inflation-targeting approach, and this year ...
23:16, 05/05/2019

Microsoft's Fluid Framework is a new take on document collaboration  Where do we go beyond web-based productivity apps like Google Docs and the Office 365 suite? That's what Microsoft is aiming to explore with Flu...
20:48, 05/06/2019

RBI Panel To Review Liquidity Management Framework The assessment of liquidity position by different market participants had varied markedly and was not always in sync with the actual systemic liquidi...
12:48, 06/07/2019

US To Propose H-1B Visa Application Fee Hike, Indian Firms May Be Hit The Trump administration is proposing a hike in the H-1B visa application fee to increase funding for the expansion of an apprentice programme, which...
07:48, 05/07/2019

Trump to propose overhaul of immigration laws: official U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday will propose an overhaul of immigration laws that would favor applicants who speak English, are well educated...
23:00, 05/15/2019

YouPorn offers ‘truly unique’ chance to propose on their site Their parents will be so proud! YouPorn, the adult entertainment website, is hoping to give one lucky lovebird the “truly unique” opportunity to prop...
21:16, 06/18/2019

Renault To Propose Joint Holding Company With Nissan The proposal was first reported on Friday by the Nikkei business daily, which said that Renault expects to soon put a plan to Nissan under which ordi...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Having an ethical framework is the best way to mitigate risks in autonomous technology Many technology professionals bristle at the word ethics as an intangible topic more likely to show up as a required training course than part of dai...
14:16, 06/09/2019

Microsoft looks to turn the Web into a more collaborative canvas with Fluid Framework Compound documents are back. Microsoft's newest approach to making them happen is via its 'Fluid Framework,' coming to users and developers late this...
18:00, 05/06/2019

Colorado Officials Propose Demolishing Columbine High School Calling the school “a source of inspiration” for potential gun violence, the school superintendent has suggested razing the site of the horrific 1999...
16:48, 06/07/2019

Trump to propose plan to make U.S. immigration more merit-based U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday will outline an immigration plan aimed at hardening border ports of entry and making the legal migration syst...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Renault to propose joint holding company with Nissan: source Renault will propose a plan to create a joint holding company that would give the French carmaker and Japanese partner Nissan equal footing, a person...
20:00, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 2-Hudson's Bay chairman, shareholders propose C$1.74 bln go-private deal Hudson's Bay Co Executive Chairman Richard Baker on Monday teamed up with other shareholders and offered to take the struggling Canadian retailer pri...
18:16, 06/10/2019

Renault To Propose Joint Holding Company With Nissan: Report Renault will propose a plan to create a joint holding company that would give the French carmaker and Japanese partner Nissan equal footing, a person...
10:00, 04/29/2019

Google expands UI framework Flutter from just mobile to multi-platform In addition to mobile apps, developers will be able to use Flutter to build apps for the web, desktop and embedded devices -- all from a single code ...
06:00, 05/08/2019

Id Software built a framework to make streaming video games better Bethesda is jumping on the cloud-gaming train with Orion, a software collection that optimizes game engines for streaming. Essentially, Orion is desi...
08:48, 06/10/2019

Why Salesforce decided to open source Lightning Web Components Framework At TrailheaDX 2019, Salesforce's Ryan Shellack spoke with TechRepublic about the company's announcement to open source its Lightning Web Components F...
18:16, 06/14/2019

AI Weekly: Microsoft, machine learning framework interoperability, and ONNX Microsoft and Facebook made the Open Neural Network Exchange (ONNX) for interoperability between frameworks and hardware optimized for machine learni...
06:00, 05/04/2019

Why Salesforce decided to open source its Lightning Web Components framework Salesforce's Ryan Schellack spoke with TechRepublic about the company's announcement to open source its Lightning Web Components framework and build ...
01:16, 06/15/2019

Sudan’s opposition will propose members of a transitional, prime minister: source Sudan’s Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces (DFCF) alliance will propose eight members of a transitional council, and Abdullah Hamdouk as prime ...
00:00, 06/11/2019

U.S. official to propose new powers for mobile carriers to block robocalls-sources U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai will propose on Wednesday granting mobile phone companies new powers to block the risi...
13:48, 05/15/2019

Creative thinking: Researchers propose solar methanol island using ocean CO₂ Enlarge / Artist's rendering of solar methanol islands. (credit: Novaton) Imagine an open ocean, sun beating down overhead, with 70 islands of sola...
20:00, 06/06/2019

Puerto Rico Board Unveils $35 Billion Bankruptcy-Exit Framework Puerto Rico’s financial supervisors struck a deal with creditors owed $3 billion that sets out a path for restructuring $35 billion in debt obligatio...
12:48, 06/17/2019

U.S. markets regulator seeks public comment on expanding private offerings framework The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday invited the public to comment on whether it should expand its private offering framework, a mo...
19:48, 06/18/2019

Myanmar and UN agriculture agency agree framework to improve nutrition and food security The Myanmar Government and the UN’s agriculture agency signed on Tuesday a multi-year agreement that will create conditions to help improve nutrition...
18:48, 04/28/2019

California Dems propose resolution linking Israeli government to massacre at Pittsburgh synagogue Five draft resolutions set to be debated this weekend by the California Democratic Party, obtained exclusively by Fox News on Thursday, accuse the Is...
13:32, 05/31/2019

Facebook open-sources deep learning framework Pythia for image and language models Facebook's Pythia deep learning framework, which is now available in open source, is designed to benchmark natural language processing and vision AI ...
04:16, 05/22/2019

Taiwan leader says the Hong Kong protests show ‘one country, two systems’ framework doesn’t work TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan leader says the Hong Kong protests show ‘one country, two systems’ framework doesn’t work....
11:32, 06/13/2019

Informational pickets held nationwide by RNs TUCSON – A nationwide informational picket was held Tuesday in front of numerous hospitals. Here in Tucson, there were two one this morning at St. Jo...
02:48, 05/29/2019

Yes, a nationwide $15 minimum wage would be quite damaging Praise be, we now have the economic research to prove that higher minimum wages have no ill effects, so let's push onward to $15 an hour for all, rig...
06:48, 06/05/2019

How Argentina's nationwide blackout happened Blackouts that affect an entire country are incredibly rare. So how did it happen in Argentina? DW examines what occurred in the South American count...
12:16, 06/17/2019

Gillibrand unveils plan to legalize pot nationwide 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., rolled out her plan to legalize pot and expunge all records for non-violent marijuana co...
06:32, 06/06/2019

Argentina, Paraguay hit by nationwide electric blackout Argentina and Uruguay were completely without electricity and other South American countries had a partial blackout after a "massive failure" in an i...
08:00, 06/17/2019

Target's registers suffered a nationwide outage Target can't quite escape its technical woes, apparently. The retail giant's registers suffered a roughly two-hour nationwide outage in mi...
21:48, 06/16/2019

Trump administration seeks to target nationwide injunctions WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence will announce Wednesday that the Trump administration intends to challenge the right of federal district ...
22:48, 05/08/2019

Sri Lanka imposes nationwide curfew after mosques attacked Sri Lankan police fired tear gas at mobs attacking mosques and shops owned by Muslims on Monday and imposed a nationwide curfew after the worst outbr...
17:48, 05/13/2019

Iranians march nationwide in show of force against U.S. sanctions Rallies across Iran on Friday showed widespread public support for Tehran's hardline posture in the face of new U.S. sanctions -- and new tensions th...
01:00, 05/11/2019

One of Garmin's best smartwatches is on sale for an all-time low price nationwide Garmin may not be the first brand to come to mind when thinking about Apple Watch alternatives at reasonable price points, but according to a recent ...
11:32, 06/04/2019

Opposition calls for nationwide protests of Albanian govt Albania’s center-right opposition parties kept demonstrations calling for the resignation of the left-wing government going Sunday after some protest...
17:48, 05/12/2019

Saturday: #ImpeachTrump Day of Action takes off, 133 events nationwide Saturday’s planned #ImpeachTrump Day of Action has expanded greatly in the past week with over 100 events now set around the nation to call for House...
02:32, 06/12/2019

Burger King’s Meatless ‘Impossible Whopper’ Is Going Nationwide Burger King’s meatless Impossible Whopper will soon be available across the country. After testing the meatless version of its signature Whoppe...
20:32, 04/29/2019

Ford plans to take medical transport venture nationwide Ford Motor Co plans to expand its GoRide medical transportation service to 40 cities nationwide over the next four years, moving into Ohio and Florid...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Sri Lanka Government Orders Nationwide Curfew For Second Night Sri Lanka's police declared Tuesday a nationwide curfew for a second night running, after anti-Muslim riots killed one man and left dozens of shops, ...
20:16, 05/14/2019

Sudan: key protest group calls for nationwide 'civil disobedience' Sudanese Professionals Association says action will start on Sunday and end ‘when a civilian government announces itself’ A key protest group has ann...
05:16, 06/09/2019

Nationwide Injunctions Speak to Judiciary’s Growing Power, Barr Says The broad use of such injunctions illustrates how the federal district courts have undermined executive authority, the attorney general said in a spe...
08:48, 05/22/2019

USDA: Beef products recalled nationwide due to E.coli concerns TUCSON –Aurora Packing Company, Inc., is recalling more than 62,000 pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with E.coli, the U.S. Depart...
19:16, 05/23/2019

100 Black Moms Freed on Mother's Day Thanks to Nationwide Bail Out Campaign In their largest bail out effort to date, the National Bail Out collective announced Tuesday morning that their third annual Mother’s Day campaign fr...
20:32, 05/14/2019

House Republicans block $19.1 billion nationwide disaster aid bill for third time A lone conservative objected as Democrats tried to advance long-delayed legislation that would spread more than $19 billion to U.S. states and territ...
00:00, 05/31/2019

Dems' nationwide effort to override Electoral College stumbles in Nevada The proposal would have automatically pledged the state's six Electoral College votes to the presidential candidate who wins the national popular vot...
02:00, 05/31/2019

German Panama Papers probe targets banks in nationwide raids German tax authorities raided the offices of several banks, tax consultants and wealthy people across the country. The suspects' tax evasion efforts ...
17:32, 05/15/2019

Sri Lanka Imposes Nationwide Curfew As Riots Erupt Weeks After Bombings Sri Lanka imposed a nationwide night curfew Monday, after anti-Muslim riots spread to at least three districts just north of the capital in a violent...
20:32, 05/13/2019

JPMorgan to shutter its smartphone bank account a year after nationwide launch JPMorgan Chase & Co said on Thursday it is closing down its smartphone bank account called "Finn", which was aimed at young adults, a year after its ...
15:48, 06/06/2019

Burger King plans to sell the Impossible Whopper nationwide this year Burger King will soon make the plant-based Impossible Whopper a part of its menu nationwide. The fast food giant's trial run of the alternative ...
22:16, 04/29/2019

Sri Lanka clashes kill one; imposes nationwide curfew after mosques attacked One person was killed in Sri Lanka on Monday as police fired tear gas at mobs attacking mosques and Muslim-owned shops and imposed a curfew after the...
02:32, 05/14/2019

Youth climate activists set for nationwide rallies ahead of landmark case Young people to hold day of action on Saturday highlighting lawsuit as youth-driven climate movement growsStudents in Austin, Texas, want you to veg ...
04:16, 06/01/2019

Long-lost love letter from soldier sparks nationwide search for owner A nationwide search is underway for a soldier who wrote an adorable love letter to his sweetheart after being forced to miss their date -- more than ...
03:32, 05/22/2019

Vietnam culls 1.2 million pigs as African swine fever spreads nationwide Vietnam has culled more than 1.2 million farmed pigs infected with African swine fever, the government said on Monday, as the virus continues to spre...
09:16, 05/13/2019

Utilities ask Congress to 'come to grips' with clean energy requirements by setting nationwide rules PHILADELPHIA — Some of the nation’s largest electric utilities are calling on Congress to provide uniform rules for clean energy to help them meet se...
11:16, 06/13/2019

Experts cite 'bully parents' in decline in youth sports participation nationwide Youth sports have long been seen as a right of passage in American childhood – from Little League baseball to Pop Warner football – but participation...
15:32, 05/31/2019

Is Target still down? After long waits and store closings, nationwide register outage ends Target registers are now working after a nationwide outage Saturday caused long checkout lines and closed some stores.      ...
03:16, 06/16/2019

Texas lawmakers propose bill that bans food stamp use on soda, energy drinks, junk food GettyImages FORT WORTH (KXAS) – A proposed bill in Texas would prohibit purchasing less than healthy food items for those using food stamps. En...
12:48, 05/02/2019

A beloved trans woman was brutally murdered by her boyfriend. Her story reveals a nationwide problem The story behind New York murder victim Josie Berrios is one of domestic violence and life in the transgender community.     ...
15:16, 06/13/2019

Burger King plans to release plant-based Impossible Whopper nationwide by end of year Burger King plans to expand its Impossible Whopper test in more markets and targeting a national release. Plus, is Pizza Hut adding vegan cheese? &...
13:16, 04/29/2019

Day after a nationwide register outage, Target's tech troubles continue on a smaller scale The great Target outage of 2019 continued on a smaller scale Sunday with shoppers reporting some stores were unable to process credit card purchases....
04:48, 06/17/2019

Tuesday Is A Big Day For The NFL's Concussion Settlement The NFL concussion settlement is at an inflection point. Tomorrow morning, at the federal courthouse in Philadelphia, a hearing is scheduled to discu...
22:00, 05/06/2019

Harvey Weinstein accusers could get less than $60G each in settlement Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers will haul in $14 million as part of a proposed $44 million settlement with his sex assault accusers — while most of the al...
16:16, 05/26/2019

Qualcomm to Get at Least $4.5 Billion in Apple Settlement Qualcomm will receive at least $4.5 billion as part of a legal settlement with Apple that ended more than two years of wrangling over the chip maker’...
02:00, 05/02/2019

Florida to Ban Sanctuary Cities Despite Not Having Any On Thursday, Florida’s state Senate passed a bill that would ban sanctuary cities in the state. The state’s House of Representatives passed a similar...
21:00, 05/03/2019

The top 15 cities with the most billionaires, ranked Mauricio Santana/Getty Images Nearly 30% of the world's billionaire population in 2018 was concentrated in just 15 cities, according to Wealth-X's 2...
22:16, 05/09/2019

28 most polluted cities in the world To identify the world’s most polluted cities, 24/7 Tempo reviewed the average annual concentration of particulate matter in nearly 1,300 cities...
18:32, 06/04/2019

America’s fittest cities (NBC News) The American College of Sports Medicine has released its annual American Fitness Index, ranking the top 100 cities in the U.S. from most t...
03:16, 05/15/2019

25 most dangerous cities in America 24/7 Wall St. reviewed violent crime rates in major U.S. cities from the FBI’s 2017 Uniform Crime Report. See which cities made the top 25 list...
19:48, 06/10/2019

These are the 25 richest cities in America The median household income in 2017 was $60,336, but in the most thriving U.S. cities, the majority of households earn over 20% more than that. ...
18:16, 05/19/2019

10 sinking cities that could soon be underwater Mamunur Rashid/NurPhoto via Getty Images Some major cities are sinking and could become unlivable due to climate change and rising sea levels. Jakar...
04:16, 05/04/2019

Are small cities the smartest? When you hear of urban transformations, you tend to think of high-rise mega-cities like Shanghai, Dubai or Hong Kong. Or if it's technological advanc...
17:00, 05/14/2019

Sprint will launch 5G on May 31 in 4 cities with LG V50 and HTC 5G Hub Fourth-place U.S. carrier Sprint will launch its 5G network on May 31 with two devices, it said today, in Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, and Kansas City.R...
19:00, 05/16/2019

EE launches UK's first 5G network in six cities Mobile carrier EE has launched the UK's first 5G network in six cities, ushering in a new era of connectivity for not only our smartphones, but ...
16:00, 05/30/2019

These are the poorest cities in every state in the US The US is one of the richest countries in the world. Despite that wealth, parts of the country have been left behind, including these cities.  ...
22:16, 05/07/2019

Best cities to land a summer job A new study shows some cities are better than others when it comes to finding a summer job. Wallet Hub analyzed factors like affordability, median in...
04:00, 05/29/2019

The 50 hottest cities in America Heading into summer, residents of some cities face a big challenge when it comes to staying cool. 24/7 Wall St. identified the 50 hottest in the US. ...
17:32, 06/19/2019

The 28 most polluted cities in the world To identify the world’s most polluted cities, 24/7 Tempo reviewed the average annual concentration of particulate matter in nearly 1,300 cities...
19:48, 06/04/2019

These American cities will soon be under water The world’s ice has been melting and sea levels have been rising. Sooner or later thousands of coastal communities will become uninhabitable. ...
17:00, 06/18/2019

The U.S. Cities With the Most Deaths From Air Pollution Decreasing levels of air pollution in the U.S. have led to fewer deaths and illnesses, according to a new report out this week. But there are pockets...
03:00, 05/24/2019

California utility to pay $1B settlement for wildfire damage Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has agreed to pay a $1 billion settlement to parts of Northern California for a string of wildfires blamed on the utilit...
16:48, 06/19/2019

Paraplegic man sues, says Avenatti kept settlement money A paraplegic man previously represented by Michael Avenatti has filed a lawsuit alleging the embattled lawyer neglected to pay him millions he was du...
04:32, 06/14/2019

Muslim discrimination results in $675k settlement A lawsuit against a Denver landlord who was recorded refusing to allow a Muslim father and son to sublease her property for a restaurant has ended in...
05:32, 05/03/2019

SEC commissioner isn’t happy about settlement with Elon Musk A US Securities and Exchange commissioner on Tuesday criticized a settlement between the regulator and Tesla CEO Elon Musk over his use of Twitter. T...
15:32, 05/02/2019

Facebook's settlement with U.S. regulators likely to include WhatsApp: WSJ Facebook Inc's potential settlement with U.S. regulators over breaches of consumer data privacy is nearing completion, and the agreement will likely ...
06:48, 05/03/2019

Qualcomm Scored $4.5 Billion or More in Settlement With Apple Semiconductor and telecommunications equipment manufacturer Qualcomm said on Wednesday it will take home a one-time payment of between $4.5 billion t...
05:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook’s FTC settlement could include 20 years of oversight Facebook is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government over its privacy policies and practices that would put it under 20 years of oversight...
10:16, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Lawyer: Family got ‘transformational’ settlement MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the city of Minneapolis paying a $20 million settlement to the family of an unarmed woman shot and killed by a polic...
22:48, 05/03/2019

Facebook Privacy Settlement Delayed by FTC Split A long-awaited multibillion-dollar settlement between Facebook and federal regulators over privacy missteps has been bogged down by a split between R...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Potential Facebook Settlement With FTC Likely to Include WhatsApp Facebook potential settlement with federal regulators over breaches of consumer data privacy is nearing completion and will likely cover related serv...
23:32, 05/02/2019

Judge approves Musk, SEC settlement over Twitter use The deal approved by a federal judge lays out in more detail what types of statements by CEO Elon Musk must be reviewed by Tesla's legal counsel befo...
12:48, 05/01/2019

Judge OKs $60M settlement in Haiti sex abuse case HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A federal judge in Connecticut has approved a $60 million legal settlement involving as many as 170 people who say they were s...
18:16, 06/07/2019

4 Tax Strategies That Could Make a Divorce Settlement Easier Divorce negotiations are never easy, and they became more complicated this year, thanks to the tax overhaul. Here are four tips for taxpayers to cons...
20:32, 05/22/2019

U.S. lawmakers criticize potential Facebook settlement with FTC Two U.S. senators on Monday criticized reported plans for a Federal Trade Commission settlement with Facebook Inc for misuse of consumers' personal d...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Israel moves to name Golan settlement after Trump RAMAT TRUMP, Golan Heights (AP) — The Trump name graces apartment towers, hotels and golf courses. Now it is the namesake of a tiny Jewish settlement...
18:00, 06/16/2019

Greenpeace to receive $3 million in settlement with Russia Greenpeace will receive 2.7 million euros ($3 million) from Russia under a settlement reached between the Dutch state and Moscow, the environmental g...
21:00, 05/17/2019

MPs fear EU settlement scheme will lead to 'new Windrush' MPs have serious concerns about the scheme by which EU citizens must apply to stay in the UK after Brexit, and fear it will lead to a new Windrush sc...
13:32, 05/30/2019

InfoWars can't use Pepe the Frog after lawsuit settlement The creator of Pepe the Frog has made it known, several times over, that he didn't want his creation to become a symbol for the far right. That ...
13:32, 06/11/2019

Facebook's potential settlement with FTC will likely include WhatsApp: WSJ Facebook Inc's potential settlement with federal regulators over breaches of consumer data privacy is nearing completion, and will likely cover relat...
00:00, 05/03/2019

Cities: Skylines Is Going Back To College Universities are enormous, sprawling places, so it makes sense that if you were going to put one in a city-building game, it should be a much bigger ...
04:32, 05/10/2019

Three most expensive cities for US teachers are in California Analysis finds that in San Francisco, San Jose, and Santa Cruz, more than 60% of a median teacher’s income goes to rentCalifornia is home to four of ...
09:48, 06/20/2019

These 15 US cities may be on the verge of a housing crisis 24/7 Wall St. analyzed real estate data to identify 15 U.S. cities with unusually high home prices, putting them at risk of a housing collapse. ...
13:48, 05/31/2019

U.S. Cities Keep Getting Hacked and Held to Ransom Local governments are facing a growing threat of cyberattacks and escalating ransom demands, as an attack in Baltimore has crippled thousands of comp...
15:00, 06/07/2019

These are the most affluent cities and towns in every state in the US Each state has at least one town with less than 25,000 residents, in which most households have incomes beyond the U.S. median annual of $57,652. &#...
12:32, 05/12/2019

America's 50 hottest cities Heading into summer, residents of some cities face a big challenge when it comes to staying cool. 24/7 Wall St. identified the 50 hottest in the US. ...
22:32, 06/18/2019

Most expensive cities for business travel Your business trip might be more basic airport hotel than five-star city center establishment, but wherever you're staying, being a traveling executi...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Cities: Skylines Is Becoming A Board Game Last year, Paradox announced that a range of board game adaptations were on the way for some of their biggest titles. The first is Crusader Kings II,...
04:16, 06/17/2019

These cities have the best quality of life in the world If you want to live well, move to Zurich. That’s according to a new ranking from Deutsche Bank that analyzes prices and living standards around the w...
23:00, 05/20/2019

Clever No Man’s Sky Players Are Trying To Add Cities To The Game No Man’s Sky players are pretty used to doing everything by themselves. Before the game’s revitalizing Next update, players who stuck with the game s...
04:00, 05/22/2019

Cities, not countries or corporations, should regulate AI A consensus is emerging about what the rules for AI should be, at least in rough outline. But it's still unclear who will do the regulating.Read More...
21:32, 06/08/2019

Ten cities ask EU for help to fight Airbnb expansion Cities say short-term holiday lettings market is contributing to soaring long-term rents for local peopleTen European cities have demanded more help ...
16:16, 06/20/2019

Census: Big cities in US aren’t growing like they used to ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Big cities in the U.S. aren’t growing like they used to. New figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday show m...
09:48, 05/23/2019

Sprint turns on 5G service in four cities Make that three big US carriers that have hopped aboard the 5G bandwagon -- Sprint has launched its 5G service in parts of Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth...
22:16, 05/30/2019

In Cities Where It Once Reigned, Heroin Is Disappearing The rise of the more potent fentanyl in its place has put a generation of older users, who had managed their addiction, at far greater risk of overdo...
14:00, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook's settlement with U.S. regulators likely to include WhatsApp - WSJ Facebook Inc's potential settlement with U.S. regulators over breaches of consumer data privacy is nearing completion, and the agreement will likely ...
07:48, 05/03/2019

Facebook exec meeting with lawmakers ahead of FTC settlement Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg is meeting with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday ahead of an expected settlement with the F...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Judge OKs Fiat Chrysler $307M emissions settlement A federal judge in California on Friday approved Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' $307.5 million settlement for a class-action lawsuit over illegal emissio...
09:00, 05/04/2019

Facebook executive meeting with lawmakers ahead of FTC settlement Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg was meeting with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday ahead of an expected settlement with the ...
23:16, 05/07/2019

Massachusetts gas company reaches $80M settlement for explosions, fires A gas company responsible for an explosion that cause dozens of house fires and killed at least one person last year reached an $80 million settlemen...
07:16, 05/08/2019

PG&E Reaches $1 Billion Settlement With Paradise, California Governments PG&E has agreed to pay $1 billion to a range of California cities, counties and other government entities to settle claims related to taxpayer losses...
02:16, 06/19/2019

Netanyahu renames Golan settlement as ‘Trump Heights’ Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu unveiled a plaque formally renaming a three-decade-old settlement in the contested Golan Heights as ‘...
03:00, 06/17/2019

Groundwork Is Laid for Opioids Settlement That Would Touch Every Corner of U.S. Each locality in the country, from small towns to major cities, would receive a payout in a settlement with the companies who made, distributed and s...
01:48, 06/15/2019

Pepe the Frog creator wins $15,000 settlement against Infowars Victory is latest in a string of legal actions by Matt Furie, who is seeking to halt the co-option of his cartoon by the far rightMatt Furie, the car...
13:00, 06/13/2019

Zell, other former Tribune executives reach $200 million settlement over LBO Real estate billionaire Sam Zell and other former officers and directors of Tribune Co have reached a $200 million settlement resolving allegations o...
02:16, 06/13/2019

Creator of Pepe the Frog Wins $15,000 Settlement From InfoWars Matt Furie, the comic artist who created the character known as Pepe the Frog, has settled a lawsuit against Alex Jones’ conspiracy outlet InfoWars f...
18:32, 06/11/2019

Real-Time Gross Settlement Payments Are Now Available For 90 More Minutes Public sector lender State Bank of India, and its private sector peers ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank, among several other financial institutions, are memb...
14:00, 06/04/2019

JPMorgan pays $5 million in settlement over paternity leave JP Morgan Chase has agreed to pay the biggest recorded settlement in a US parental leave discrimination case. Veuer’s Chandra Lanier has the st...
22:16, 05/30/2019

Game machine company reaches $1M settlement with Arizona PHOENIX (AP) — A New Jersey company has reached a $1 million settlement with Arizona over its distribution of rigged electronic gaming devices. The A...
08:48, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Braskem board OKs $101 mln corruption settlement in Brazil The board of Brazilian petrochemicals producer Braskem SA has approved an agreement with authorities to pay 410 million reais ($101 million) to settl...
04:00, 05/28/2019

Report: FTC’s political wrangling delays Facebook settlement SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook may have to wait longer before resolving a U.S. government investigation into the company’s mishandling of person...
05:00, 05/25/2019

Bronze Age British settlement burned down a year after being built The burned remains of a late Bronze age settlement in England capture a slice of Bronze Age life, but the settlement had only just been built before ...
13:48, 06/12/2019

Israel plans to name settlement on occupied land after Trump Move in Golan Heights follows naming of Jerusalem roundabout in US president’s honour last year Israel plans to name a new settlement after Donald Tr...
17:16, 05/22/2019

Neymar team denies seeking settlement meeting BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Attorneys for Brazilian soccer star Neymar are disputing allegations they had asked for a meeting to discuss a settlement wit...
20:16, 06/05/2019

Apple Settlement Makes Qualcomm CEO Richer by $3.5 Million Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf received 40,794 shares of Qualcomm stock, which works out to just under $3,501,757 at Friday's closing price of $85.84....
14:32, 05/11/2019

Feds seek to end retaliation settlement involving Arpaio PHOENIX (AP) – The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking to end a settlement in a lawsuit that alleged then-Sheriff Joe Arpaio had a pattern of...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Ex-major leaguer, hospital, reach $5.1M legal settlement BOSTON (AP) — Former major-league pitcher Bobby Jenks has agreed to accept a $5.1 million settlement from Massachusetts General Hospital and a doctor...
16:32, 05/09/2019

AutoZone agrees to $11M settlement over hazardous waste disposal A statement from the California Attorney General's Office said inspections "revealed that AutoZone allowed its customers to deposit hazardous automot...
00:48, 06/20/2019

Facebook Set to Create Privacy Positions as Part of F.T.C. Settlement Facebook is expected to create a privacy committee to protect user data, as well as an external assessor who would be appointed by the company and Fe...
04:48, 05/02/2019

CBOE To Introduce Mini-SPX Options With PM Settlement On November 5 CHICAGO, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated (CBOE®) announced today that the Exchange will list a Mini-SPX In...
02:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook settlement with U.S. may include privacy oversight: Politico Facebook Inc and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are negotiating a possible settlement that would require the company to create an independent pri...
05:32, 05/02/2019

Qualcomm expects to make $4.5 billion from Apple settlement The costs of Apple's truce with Qualcomm are now much clearer. Qualcomm now estimates that it will pull in revenue between $4.5 billion and $4....
00:32, 05/02/2019

Facebook settlement with U.S. may include privacy oversight -Politico Facebook Inc and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are negotiating a possible settlement that would require the company to create an independent pri...
04:32, 05/02/2019

Khashoggi's son denies settlement reached over father's murder Salah Khashoggi, the son of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, has denied reports that a settlement has been reached between his family and the ...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Clashes as May Day protesters march in cities across Europe Worst violence occurs in Paris but trouble also flares in Berlin, Gothenburg and St PetersburgPolice and protesters have clashed, sometimes violently...
05:00, 05/02/2019

Airbnb Will Help NYC Track Down Illegal Rentals, and Other Cities Could Be Next Airbnb and New York City have a long and contentious history. On the one hand, Airbnb wants everything to be hunky dory in its biggest market. On the...
21:00, 05/24/2019

New York City is getting even more infested with rats. Here's why cities can't get rid of them. Cities across the US are getting more infested with rats. As hard as we try to get rid of the pests, they always seem to find a way back. In many wa...
01:00, 05/31/2019

‘All we know is MONEY!’: US cities struggle to fight hackers Baltimore this month joined Atlanta, San Diego and Newark in the list of US cities hit by ransomware attacks as the cyber intrusions are expected to ...
08:00, 06/03/2019

4 cities in the USA where you can live on Social Security benefits alone If you're looking to Social Security to carry you through your retirement, try these cities where you don't need to be wealthy to live well...
17:00, 06/18/2019

Ransomware attacks in US cities are using a stolen NSA tool The ransomware attacks in Baltimore and other US cities appear to have a common thread: they're using NSA tools on the agency's home soil. ...
23:00, 05/25/2019

Verizon 5G: phones, coverage map and rollout cities While Verizon started rolling out 5G for homes last fall, it's currently bringing the next generation of mobile communication tech online with a...
11:00, 06/01/2019

How Cities Around The Globe Are Fighting Rising Rents Berlin has become the latest anti-gentrification battleground, with authorities poised Tuesday to freeze rents for five years in a bid to halt skyroc...
10:16, 06/18/2019

Cities where it's easiest to buy a house for less than $100K 24/7 Wall St. reviewed median home value data from the U.S. Census Bureau to identify where it’s easiest to buy a house for less than $100,000....
20:32, 04/28/2019

T-Mobile 5G: phones, coverage map and cities rollout Next-gen 5G mobile networks are starting to launch all over the country to help users casually download data at lightning-fast speeds, and T-Mobile h...
11:00, 06/01/2019

Sprint 5G network coverage map: which cities are covered? Sprint launched its True 5G Network at the end of May 2019 and because it uses mid-band spectrum as the underlying technology for the network, it has...
23:00, 06/14/2019

Burger King's Impossible Whopper is available in three more cities Burger King is taking its Impossible Whopper on tour. The meatless Whopper's debut in St. Louis, Missouri, earlier this month, was such a succes...
20:00, 05/14/2019

These are America’s safest cities for tourists 24/7 Wall St. has put together a list of the safest cities for tourists to visit based on a review of violent crime levels per 100,000 people.  ...
23:00, 06/05/2019

With Record Temperature in 4 Cities, This Is The Worst Heatwave Ever The country is witnessing its worst ever heatwave, with four cities in north India on a record high. Starting with national capital Delhi, Churu in R...
18:48, 06/11/2019

Ransomware attacks targeting US cities on the rise https://pmd.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/us/2019/05/10/ransomware-attacks-marquardt-dnt-tsr-vpx.cnn_2603699_768x432_1300k.mp4 _____ Crippling ransomware at...
23:00, 05/12/2019

Amazon Pantry Service Now Available in 110 Indian Cities Amazon Pantry grocery box service is now available in 110 cities in India, the company announced. The service can be used by the Amazon customers in ...
15:00, 05/30/2019

The tech empowering disabled people in cities Cities are difficult to navigate at the best of times, but for people with disabilities they can be like an obstacle course and a maze wrapped into o...
07:48, 05/30/2019

Analysis: Red counties are doing better under Trump -- but not as well as blue cities Large, mostly Democratic-leaning, metropolitan centers are consolidating their dominance of the national economy even as smaller, mostly Republican-l...
18:32, 05/07/2019

Here’s why privately-owned cities are a terrible idea Over the last five years, something strange has happened at the eastern edge of Karachi, the crowded megalopolis in southern Pakistan. From scratch, ...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Tour the world’s most glittering jewelry cities Rome Bulgari Dress Code: Elizabeth Taylor dripping in chunky emeralds, out on the town with one of her lovers. Must-see Jewels: The Peter Marino-desi...
20:32, 05/09/2019

When you tally up the 25 richest cities in America, California has eight The median household income in 2017 was $60,336, but in the most thriving U.S. cities, the majority of households earn over 20% more than that. ...
12:16, 05/19/2019

ULEZ: London is cleaning up its dirty air but what about other cities? London's Ultra Low Emission Zone, introduced this week, is targeting drivers of diesel cars in an effort to protect people's health. If it succeeds, ...
18:16, 04/28/2019

These 5 cities have lost half or more of their populations since 1950 U.S. population growth hit an 80-year low in 2018. In many former industry hubs, several ongoing factors have decimated city populations.  ...
00:00, 06/12/2019

Uber drivers in UK cities strike over pay and conditions Drivers to take part in global protest on eve of ride-hailing app’s flotation on stock marketHundreds of Uber drivers in Britain are to go on strike ...
13:48, 05/08/2019

130,000 trees to be planted in English cities and towns As part of efforts to tackle global heating, grants will be available for planting and three years’ careMore than 130,000 trees are to be planted in ...
16:00, 05/19/2019

21 Indian Cities Will Run Out Of Groundwater By 2020: Report The recent report of NITI Ayog on groundwater level says 21 Indian cities including Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai and Hyderabad - will run out of groundw...
07:00, 06/20/2019

Smoke from the Alberta wildfires is obscuring the sun in several U.S. cities According to the Twin Cities Branch of the National Weather Service, the lack of sunlight in America's Upper Midwest can be credited to Alberta's wil...
03:16, 05/31/2019

How did one of the safest cities in the world descend into violence? Hong Kong is an extremely safe city, but in recent years, simmering tensions over the city's political future have created an underlying sense of une...
09:48, 06/13/2019

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

One Opioid-Pushing Executive Down, 1,210,392 to Go Former billionaire and pharmaceutical executive John Kapoor and four co-defendants were found guilty Thursday of racketeering conspiracy in a landmar...
09:00, 05/03/2019

Dad reaches historic paid leave settlement with JPMorgan Chase JPMorgan Chase on Thursday agreed to pay a bombshell $5 million to hundreds of men who claimed they weren’t given the same paid leave as women ...
23:16, 05/30/2019

| Folau rejects settlement offer over 'anti-gay' posts - report Israel Folau's code of conduct hearing was extended to a third day after a weekend stalemate amid reports the star fullback rejected a lucrative sett...
15:16, 05/05/2019

Wealth Matters: 4 Tax Strategies That Could Make a Divorce Settlement Easier Divorce negotiations are never easy, and they became more complicated this year, thanks to the tax overhaul. Here are four tips for taxpayers to cons...
19:48, 04/28/2019

Israel's Netanyahu names new Golan settlement 'Trump Heights' Israel's cabinet has visited the Golan Heights to inaugurate the country's controversial new settlement. In March, Trump recognized the territory tha...
01:48, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook executive meeting with lawmakers ahead of FTC settlement Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg was meeting with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday ahead of an expected settlement with the ...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Private jet service JetSmarter agrees to $3 million arbitration settlement JetSmarter has reached an agreement to settle claims made by some of its members that the company engaged in unfair and deceptive practices, accordin...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Uncovering The Lives Of The Refugees Inside Uganda's Rwamwanja Settlement "I have always related to the idea of being black and white at the same time, but identity and belonging take on a whole new dimension as an Albino r...
14:48, 06/12/2019

Delegation seeks settlement of Dakota Access protest costs BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s congressional delegation is calling on President Donald Trump’s administration to address the state&...
18:48, 06/11/2019

Oklahoma City Council approves settlement in canal death OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Council has approved a $175,000 settlement for the estate of a man who died after being electrocuted in an ent...
03:00, 05/23/2019

Gucci owner Kering agrees record Italian tax settlement French luxury goods group Kering said on Thursday it had agreed to pay a record 1.25 billion euros ($1.40 billion) to settle a dispute with Italian t...
00:16, 05/10/2019

Gujarat Government Working For Out-Of-Court Settlement In PepsiCo Cases The Gujarat government is working for an out-of-court settlement of cases filed by PepsiCo against nine state farmers for growing a variety of potato...
23:32, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook settlement with U.S. may include privacy oversight - Politico Facebook Inc and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are negotiating a possible settlement that would require the company to create an independent pri...
09:48, 05/02/2019

'Verbal settlement' reached in Stephon Clark's family lawsuit The family of Stephon Clark, the unarmed black man fatally shot by Sacramento police last year, has reached a verbal settlement with the city, accord...
00:16, 06/20/2019

U.S. judge approves Fiat Chrysler diesel emissions settlement A federal judge in San Francisco on Friday approved a $307.5 million civil settlement for about 100,000 U.S. owners of Fiat Chrysler diesel vehicles ...
00:48, 05/04/2019

Nexus 6P owners still have time to claim their share of a $9.75 million settlement Back in April, we told you that Google and Huawei had agreed to pay Nexus 6P owners $9.75 million to settle a class action suit. The plaintiffs compl...
08:32, 06/08/2019

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 mult...
20:00, 05/26/2019

U.S. appeals court upholds $210 million Hyundai-Kia gas mileage settlement By an 8-3 vote on Thursday, in a case closely watched by class-action lawyers, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said vehicle drivers had enough ...
01:32, 06/07/2019

UBS switches stance with plan to offer $113 million tax settlement in Italy UBS looks set to agree a 100 million euro ($113 million) settlement of a money laundering and tax case in Italy within the next few weeks, according ...
16:00, 06/07/2019

Neymar's lawyers deny they sought settlement at meeting Attorneys for Brazilian soccer star Neymar on Wednesday disputed allegations that they had asked for a meeting to discuss a settlement with represent...
21:16, 06/05/2019

Israel Names Golan Heights Settlement After President Trump RAMAT TRUMP, Golan Heights — The Trump name graces apartment towers, hotels and golf courses. Now it is the namesake of a tiny Israeli settleme...
23:00, 06/17/2019

4 seek victim status to review Carnival pollution settlement MIAMI (AP) — Four people who say they were harmed by pollution from Carnival Corp. cruise ships are seeking status as victims with rights to review a...
20:32, 06/17/2019

Trian Nears Settlement With Legg Mason, Could Get Up to Four Board Seats Money manager Legg Mason is nearing a settlement with Trian Fund Management that would give the activist hedge fund three or four seats on its board ...
02:32, 05/18/2019

‘Heartbroken’: Weinstein Accusers Say $44 Million Settlement Lets Him Off the Hook Two actresses who have sued the movie producer said they would not sign on, jeopardizing the proposed deal. Others expressed anger and disappointment...
02:48, 05/25/2019

Trump Keeps Sticking Cities With the Bills for His MAGA Rallies On Thursday, Public Integrity and NBC News co-published a deep dive on the efforts of at least 10 cities to convince Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign to ...
21:48, 06/13/2019

Amazon and Morrisons extend same-day food delivery to more UK cities U.S. online retailer Amazon and British supermarket group Morrisons are extending their "Morrisons at Amazon" same-day online grocery delivery servic...
19:00, 06/13/2019

Far from border, US cities feel effect of migrant releases MIAMI (AP) — A surge of asylum-seeking families that has strained cities along the southern U.S. border for months is now being felt in cities far fr...
21:32, 05/23/2019

NASA’s first-of-kind tests look to manage drone in cities RENO, Nev. (AP) — NASA has launched the final stage of a four-year effort to develop a national traffic management system for drones, testing them in...
21:32, 05/23/2019

Crippling ransomware attacks targeting US cities on the rise Targeted ransomware attacks on local US government entities -- cities, police stations and schools -- are on the rise, costing localities millions as...
07:48, 05/11/2019

Low-income moms in four cities are getting $4,000 a year with no strings attached Mothers in four US cities are being paid $4,000 a year as part of a national study on how regular infusions of cash affect the well-being of children...
00:16, 05/08/2019

AI that spots inequality could monitor living conditions in cities An algorithm that can detect inequality in cities from Google Street View images, could be used to monitor projects aimed at improving living conditi...
18:16, 04/28/2019

150 of the top tech startup cities join forces at TNW2019 Silicon Valley may be the largest tech hub in the world, but other areas aren’t far behind. Major cities like Amsterdam and Barcelona have become thr...
16:00, 05/03/2019

Luring Refugees: N.Y. Cities Desperate for People Try a New Strategy The Trump administration has cut the small but steady influx of refugees into the United States, leading some cities to woo the ones who are already ...
13:16, 05/13/2019

Delhi, 4 Other Cities Shortlisted For International Yoga Day Event The Centre has shortlisted five cities -- Delhi, Shimla, Mysore, Ahmedabad and Ranchi -- for holding the national programme of the International Yoga...
22:00, 06/01/2019

Acting DHS secretary says migrants won’t be sent to Florida, sanctuary cities Kevin McAleenan acknowledged that the administration had considered sending migrants to Florida but changed course because it wouldn’t have been “an ...
23:00, 05/19/2019

Lyft's low-cost Shared Saver rides come to six more US cities Lyft's frugal Shared Saver option is now available to many more people. The ridesharing service ahs trotted out its most affordable option to si...
01:16, 05/24/2019

Pricey homes in these 15 US cities put them at risk of a housing crisis 24/7 Wall St. analyzed real estate data to identify 15 U.S. cities with unusually high home prices, putting them at risk of a housing collapse. ...
13:48, 05/31/2019

Some US Cities Are Moving Into Real-Time Facial Surveillance Chinese authorities apply facial-recognition programs to surveillance videos to identify subjects. Now, a report says Chicago and Detroit have purcha...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Florida's DeSantis signs controversial sanctuary cities ban into law Florida Republican Gov. Ron Desantis signed a controversial measure on Friday that blocks localities from becoming sanctuary cities and mandates they...
20:00, 06/15/2019

Power to the people: how Spanish cities took control of energy The ‘sunshine tax’ is dead, and Barcelona and Cádiz are mounting a renewables revivalAfter a close fight, Barcelona’s radical mayor, Ada Colau, is ex...
14:32, 06/14/2019

Uber, Lyft Drivers Plan Strike In Cities Across The US NEW YORK (AP) — Drivers for ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft are planning to turn off their apps to protest what they say are declining wages at a t...
13:16, 05/08/2019

Microbes from farms may protect children from asthma even in cities Children who grow up on farms have a lower risk of developing asthma, and now it seems that may be due to microbes that can be in urban homes as well...
17:32, 06/17/2019

First mayor from former East heads German Cities Association Leipzig's progressive mayor Burkhard Jung has become the first local politician from the former East to lead Germany's municipalities. His election p...
21:00, 06/06/2019

'Sister, where did you go?': the Native American women disappearing from US cities It is 10 years since Alyssa McLemore, 21, disappeared. Hers is just one of literally countless such cases across the US‘Essential first step’: Congre...
16:00, 05/01/2019

How London's homicide rate stacks up against major US cities A spate of violence in London sparked another vitriolic tweet from Donald Trump blaming mayor Sadiq Khan for the city's knife crime problem -- but is...
16:16, 06/18/2019

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 ...
21:16, 05/15/2019

How a lethal toxin might help in the opioid crisis In the midst of the opioid crisis, scientists are searching for nonaddictive alternatives. Some have turned to a toxin present in certain sea creatur...
13:48, 06/15/2019

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....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Gucci owner Kering agrees to 1.25 billion euros Italy tax settlement French luxury goods group Kering said on Thursday it had agreed to a 1.25 billion euro ($1.40 billion) settlement to draw a line under a dispute with...
18:16, 05/09/2019

$44 million settlement reportedly close in Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein.    ...
08:32, 05/24/2019

Minneapolis to pay $20 million settlement to family of 911 caller slain by police officer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis to pay $20 million settlement to family of 911 caller slain by police officer....
20:48, 05/03/2019

CFE TO IMPLEMENT "TRADE AT SETTLEMENT" TRANSACTIONS FOR CBOE VOLATILITY INDEX (VIX) FUTURES CHICAGO, October 31, 2011 - CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) announced today that CFE will accept "Trade at Settlement" (TAS) transactions in the CBO...
09:16, 05/02/2019

The Scummy Bucs Tried To Keep Secret Their Failed Attempt To Get Millions From The BP Oil Spill Settlement This is old, but so what. The more we can talk about how the Tampa Bay Buccaneers cooked their books in a failed attempt to claim settlement money fr...
20:16, 05/30/2019

U.S. judge approves Ruth Madoff $594,000 settlement with court-appointed trustee A federal judge has approved Ruth Madoff's $594,000 settlement with the court-appointed trustee who is liquidating her husband Bernard Madoff's firm ...
01:00, 05/30/2019

A ‘Catastrophic’ Fire Destroyed This Incredible Bronze Age Settlement a Year After It Was Built A remarkably well-preserved Bronze Age settlement dubbed the ‘British Pompeii’ was destroyed by fire around a year after it was constructed, accordin...
17:48, 06/12/2019

U.S. senators say Facebook executives including Zuckerberg must be personally accountable in FTC settlement (Reuters) — Two U.S. senators on Monday criticized reported plans for a Federal Trade Commission settlement with Facebook for misuse of consume...
08:48, 05/07/2019

Justine Damond's family awarded record $US20m settlement from Minneapolis The settlement calls for them to donate $US2m to a Minneapolis foundation aimed at addressing gun violenceThe family of murdered Australian life coac...
21:32, 05/04/2019

Michael Avenatti is sued for allegedly siphoning paraplegic's $4 million settlement Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who represented porn star Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against U.S. President Donald Trump, has been sued by a paraplegic ...
20:48, 06/13/2019

Paralyzed Client Sues Stormy Daniels' Lawyer For Embezzling Settlement Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who represented porn star Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against U.S. President Donald Trump, has been sued by a paraplegic ...
07:00, 06/14/2019

$44 Million Civil Settlement Reportedly in Works in Harvey Weinstein Case Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has reportedly reached a $44 million deal to settle claims brought against him by women accusing him of sexual...
06:00, 05/24/2019

U.S. appeals court restores $210 million Hyundai-Kia fuel economy settlement A U.S. appeals court restored a $210 million nationwide class-action settlement for hundreds of thousands of owners of Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Motor...
21:16, 06/06/2019

Kona beer settlement in U.S. offers partial refunds over 'Hawaii' claims The maker of Kona beer agreed to offer partial refunds to settle a lawsuit claiming it misled consumers in the continental United States into believi...
02:16, 05/31/2019

No settlement expected in $27 million SEC 'market manipulation' case, court filing says Florida businessman Barry Honig appears to no longer want to settle with the SEC in what it called "classic pump-and-dump schemes," a court filing sa...
01:48, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. appeals court saves $210 mln Hyundai-Kia fuel economy settlement A U.S. appeals court restored a $210 million nationwide class-action settlement for hundreds of thousands of owners of Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Motor...
01:00, 06/07/2019

$44 million settlement reportedly near in Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein.    ...
16:48, 05/24/2019

U.S. appeals court saves $210 million Hyundai-Kia fuel economy settlement A U.S. appeals court restored a $210 million nationwide class-action settlement for hundreds of thousands of owners of Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Motor...
03:00, 06/07/2019

Scouts march back into Britain's inner cities as membership soars Exclusive: Movement creates 1,280 new groups to boost numbers in deprived areasCubs and scouts are marching back into inner cities and have formed 1,...
04:48, 05/15/2019

International travelers' lung health impacted in polluted cities (Reuters Health) - When healthy international travelers visit a city with higher levels of particle pollution than at home, their heart and lung func...
07:16, 06/07/2019

Long lost cities in the Amazon were once home to millions of people We used to think the Amazon rainforest was virtually untouched, but it now seems to have been filled with sprawling settlements whose inhabitants sha...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Despite strong US housing market, these American cities have the most vacant homes The 2019 U.S. housing market is at one of its strongest points in decades. However, some cities have vacant homes and condos far above the average. ...
15:16, 05/27/2019

Don't miss: Star-studded art, weird tides and smart cities See works by artist Katie Paterson, who gets inspiration from science, hear physicist Michael Berry talk about tidal bores and find out how data can ...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Australia's capital cities face water restrictions as dams near 50% Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane have seen water levels hit near-decade lows after a hot summer and dry autumnSydney, Darwin, Brisbane and Melbourne ar...
11:32, 05/06/2019

Bay Area techies plan to ditch San Francisco for these 5 cities: Survey Even the tech crowd thinks San Francisco is too expensive for homeownership. That's according to the findings from a recent survey by robo-advis...
18:32, 05/22/2019

Segregation Has Left a Legacy of Asthma and Pollution in California Cities Lots of elements factor into whether a community suffers higher rates of asthma. There’s air pollution, access to healthcare, and even a genetic comp...
23:16, 05/22/2019

Should we ban facial recognition? From companies to cities, debate over privacy rages on Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?   ...
01:16, 05/23/2019

Allegiant adds 10 nonstop routes, including service to three new cities Low-cost carrier Allegiant is adding flights from State College, Pennsylvania; Traverse City, Michigan; and Redmond, Oregon.     ...
22:32, 06/18/2019

One of the World’s Most Ancient Cities Experienced Surprisingly Modern Problems New archaeological evidence suggests the inhabitants of Çatalhöyük, an ancient city founded over 9,000 years ago in what is now Turkey, were subject ...
23:32, 06/18/2019

Heading south for retirement? Here are the top 10 cities where you should spend your golden years It should come as no surprise that moving south is a popular choice for retirees. These are the top U.S. Southern cities, taking into account things ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

New York Times op-ed calls out 'unlivable' conditions in Democratic-led cities A New York Times opinion piece is calling attention to the "unlivable" conditions in many American cities, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's hom...
18:16, 05/23/2019

Cologne and Dortmund lead charge for German smart cities Municipal cyberadministrations, automated traffic flow, energy-efficient buildings — the cities of tomorrow will be smart. Cologne's "climate street"...
18:16, 05/19/2019

EU clears 431 million euros aid for cleaner transport in German cities The European Commission said on Wednesday it had cleared 431 million euros ($482.8 million) of public support by German authorities to cities to adap...
12:48, 06/19/2019

Opioid epidemic 'making more organs available for transplant' The opioid epidemic has at least helped solve another medical crisis - the shortage of organs available for transplant, according to new research in ...
17:00, 06/06/2019

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 governm...
14:00, 05/19/2019

Opioid prescriptions for six surgeries down by half, study says More than half of the patients included in a study who had one of six surgeries took no opioids after the procedure, report researchers testing out a...
05:00, 06/01/2019

Few black patients get buprenorphine for opioid addiction (Reuters Health) - While the number of Americans getting drug treatment for opioid addiction is on the rise, a new study suggests that gains may be c...
01:16, 05/15/2019

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...
23:32, 05/16/2019

Obesity-related pain contributes to opioid use (Reuters Health) - Long-term use of prescription opioids for chronic pain is more common among people who are overweight or obese, a new study finds....
05:32, 06/19/2019

Drug manufacturer to pay $225 million to end opioid investigations Drug manufacturer Insys Therapeutics Inc. has agreed to pay $225 million in order to end federal investigations into allegations that it used illegal...
04:00, 06/06/2019

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

Landmark US opioid trial begins in Oklahoma Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson has gone to trial in Oklahoma over its contribution to the state's opioid crisis. The case could set a prec...
06:00, 05/29/2019

Exclusive: Banks to invest around $50 million in digital cash settlement project - sources Several of the world's largest banks are in the process of investing around $50 million to create a digital cash system using blockchain technology t...
08:16, 05/17/2019

U.S. court voids $65 million settlement tied to Allen Stanford Ponzi scheme A federal appeals court on Monday threw out a settlement requiring insurers to pay $65 million to a court-appointed receiver for companies once run b...
01:32, 06/18/2019

Minneapolis reaches $20M settlement with family of unarmed woman fatally shot after calling 911 In the days after the conviction of a former Minneapolis police officer in the 2017 fatal shooting of an unarmed woman, city leaders on Friday said t...
01:16, 05/04/2019

Harvey Weinstein Reaches $44 Million Settlement With Sexual Misconduct Accusers: Report Harvey Weinstein has tentatively reached a $44 million civil agreement with his sexual misconduct accusers, former business partners and other entiti...
19:16, 05/24/2019

CBS Defends Bull Renewal Following Sexual Harassment Settlement Against Star Michael Weatherly (NEW YORK) — CBS defended its decision to renew the drama series Bull after settling a sexual harassment claim against its lead Michael Weather...
23:00, 05/15/2019

CBOE to Offer FLEX Index Options with Asian and Cliquet Style Settlement CHICAGO and BONITA SPRINGS, Fla., March 1, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- In remarks made at CBOE's Risk Management Conference U.S. in Bonita Springs, Florida, ...
22:16, 05/01/2019

Charges Levied By Banks For Real-Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) Payments Recently, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) - which manages the RTGS payments system - has announced an extension in the timings applicable to RTGS tra...
20:32, 05/29/2019

Family of inmate who died of dehydration in jail cell paid $6.75 million settlement Terrill Thomas was discovered dead in his jail cell in 2016 seven days after the water was turned off.        ...
23:00, 05/29/2019

Amazon to donate $8 million to fight homelessness in its HQ cities, Seattle and Arlington Amazon on Tuesday said it will donate $8 million to fight homelessness in HQ cities. It will also match up to $5 million in employee donations. ...
19:00, 06/11/2019

Probe Finds Thousands Of "Racist Posts" Online By Cops In US Cities Several cities have launched investigations into the online conduct of their police officers after a database revealed thousands of racist and otherw...
08:32, 06/05/2019

Nestle, rivals vie for big baby formula prize in China's smaller cities Nestle plans to launch a new line of baby formula in China this year under an existing brand, targeted at smaller cities, as the world's largest pack...
23:16, 05/07/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers in New York, other cities set to strike for two hours Wednesday Drivers in seven other U.S. cities, as well as London, will participate in the stoppage, aimed at getting more job security and other improvements. ...
16:48, 05/07/2019

The obesity crisis is growing faster in rural areas than in major cities You don’t need to look far to find some seriously troubling data regarding obesity in the United States and abroad. Waistlines are growing, and...
02:16, 05/10/2019

Real estate firm names the top cities for risk-seeking investors In its Resilient Cities Index report, Savills highlighted several cities that were still relatively untapped, despite being the most likely to see ec...
17:32, 05/01/2019

China is refusing to take 'foreign garbage' from the US, so these 6 cities are burning or throwing away your recycling shutterstock A number of US cities have resorted to burning or trashing recyclable items as a way to save money. Prior to 2018, much of the country'...
21:16, 05/28/2019

Disturbing before-and-after photos show how US cities — and their famous landmarks — could be underwater in 80 years Getty Images/Andrew Burton Last year was the warmest on record for the planet's oceans, and the fourth-warmest year ever for the Earth's surface tem...
01:00, 05/31/2019

Uber and Lyft drivers going on strike in at least 8 cities to protest low wages, job insecurity Uber and Lyft drivers in cities across the country plan to strike Wednesday to protest low pay among several other labor concerns. The strike is time...
15:48, 05/08/2019

Major corporations, cities buying into Texas' green energy boom The U.S. wind industry is in a scramble to get a batch of turbine farms running in the next two years, before the federal government phases out a key...
19:00, 04/28/2019

What are the best cities for jobs, social life and affordable living after college graduation? If you’re a college grad wanting to live in an affordable city with good jobs and a social scene, don't look much further than your alma ...
18:00, 05/22/2019

U.S. states, cities sue to block Trump 'conscience' rule for healthcare workers Two dozen U.S. states and municipalities sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to stop it from enforcing a rule that would make it easier for doct...
02:48, 05/22/2019

America’s fastest shrinking cities often have unemployment, crime as concerns Declining birthrates contributed to slow population growth, but shrinking cities in the U.S. often have unemployment and crime as concerns.  &#...
18:32, 05/05/2019

SK Telecom signs deals for 5G hospitals, smart cities, self-driving infrastructure SK Telecom has signed a series of MOUs to partner on smart cities, smart hospitals, smart offices, and self-driving infrastructure backed by its 5G m...
12:00, 04/29/2019

Two new tent cities open in Texas to handle influx of migrant families _____ DONNA, Texas — The dirt roads in the Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge curve just beside the river as brush folds over the dry c...
04:16, 05/05/2019

New York, London and Paris remain the world's most competitive cities — but perhaps not for long New York, London and Paris continue to dominate as the world's top three most competitive cities. But their prime positions could be up for cont...
09:16, 06/11/2019

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 ...
18:00, 05/10/2019

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...
15:00, 04/30/2019

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 ...
21:48, 06/03/2019

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

Insys to pay $225 million, plead guilty in U.S. over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks t...
03:48, 06/06/2019

New Jersey sues Sackler family for opioid epidemic The New Jersey attorney general's office filed a lawsuit against members of the billionaire family behind pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma, allegin...
00:00, 06/01/2019

Insys to pay $225 million, plead guilty in US over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks to in...
20:32, 06/06/2019

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...
21:00, 06/18/2019

Insys files for bankruptcy after settling opioid case Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, about a week after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle a US pro...
21:32, 06/10/2019

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

AI can predict opioid overdoses from crime and socioeconomic data Newly published research suggests there's a strong link between crime and opioid abuse, and that demographics and socioeconomic factors play a role.R...
21:16, 05/14/2019

In opioid lawsuits, 1 state opts to stay on the sidelines LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The nation’s opioid addiction crisis has prompted every state except one to pursue legal action against drugmakers, distri...
16:00, 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, ...
06:32, 06/12/2019

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 ...
18:16, 05/02/2019

News attorneys: Opioid distribution data should be public CINCINNATI (AP) — Attorneys for news organizations have argued that the U.S. public should see federal data about how prescription opioids were distr...
18:16, 05/02/2019

First state trial against drugmakers in opioid crisis underway The nation’s first state trial against drugmakers blamed for contributing to the opioid crisis started Tuesday in Oklahoma.    ...
23:00, 05/28/2019

Investors Bet on Opioid Fallout Sinking Drug Stocks Companies in the pharmaceutical supply chain are facing some 2,000 lawsuits related to the opioid crisis, leading some investors to wager that potent...
17:16, 05/15/2019

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...
23:32, 06/11/2019

More New Mexico counties suing opioid makers, distributors NEW MEXICO — Seven more New Mexico counties have filed federal lawsuits against more than two dozen manufacturers and distributors of opioid medicati...
00:32, 05/07/2019

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...
23:48, 05/16/2019

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 op...
21:16, 05/26/2019

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...
15:48, 05/01/2019

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 contri...
19:16, 05/27/2019

Teva settles with Oklahoma for $85 million in opioid case NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — One of the drugmakers named in Oklahoma’s lawsuit over the opioid crisis has agreed to a settlement in which it will pay t...
19:48, 05/26/2019

Opioid crisis is also to blame for rise in cocaine deaths Death by cocaine is rising in America, and the opioid crisis, the nation’s deadliest overdose epidemic, is at fault, health officials said Thursday. ...
16:48, 05/06/2019

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 ...
05:16, 06/20/2019

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 ...
17:00, 05/21/2019

Opioid drugmaker Insys Therapeutics files for bankruptcy Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, about a week after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle a U....
16:48, 06/10/2019

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 ...
21:48, 04/28/2019

Florida, Texas and Carolinas home to many of America’s fastest growing cities While US population growth hit an 80-year low in 2018, some cities are flourishing with growth at a rate more than triple than the average.  &#...
00:48, 05/10/2019

Maruti Suzuki Expands To Newer Cities In India With Mobile Nexa Terminal Maruti Suzuki has flagged off its new mobile Nexa terminal that will be expanding the premium dealership network to newer cities and town across the ...
13:16, 06/04/2019

China ministry summons mayors of six cities for failing to meet smog targets China's environment ministry has summoned the mayors of six northern Chinese cities to a meeting in Beijing to account for their failures to meet win...
11:32, 06/13/2019

Bitcoin may be virtual currency – but it's harming the planet as much as major cities The cryptocurrency is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as the city of Las Vegas, research says.     &...
06:00, 06/14/2019

Homeland Security asks military to build tent cities for migrants near border The Department of Homeland Security has asked the military to build half a dozen tent cities near the southern border to house some 7,500 migrants, a...
17:48, 05/16/2019

Global obesity rising faster in rural areas than cities, study finds Global rates of obesity among people who live in the countryside are rising faster than those among city dwellers, in part due to greater access in u...
05:32, 05/09/2019

Florida lawmakers pass bill prohibiting plastic straw bans in cities Florida lawmakers on Tuesday passed a bill stating local governments could not enforce plastic straw bans over the next five years, refusing to get s...
17:48, 05/01/2019

People who live in these cities earn the highest salaries in the world, research shows Average salaries in San Francisco have risen by 31% since 2018, with the city taking the crown for the highest-paying city in the world this year, ac...
12:48, 05/22/2019

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...
19:32, 05/16/2019

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...
20:00, 05/26/2019

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...
23:00, 05/21/2019

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...
01:00, 05/25/2019

The Latest: Maine sues opioid maker over deceptive marketing The Latest on lawsuits filed against opioid maker Purdue Pharma. 1 p.m. Maine's attorney general says in a lawsuit that Purdue Pharma deceptively mar...
00:48, 06/04/2019

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...
00:32, 05/22/2019

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 directo...
23:48, 05/16/2019

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

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...
00:48, 05/23/2019

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 201...
01:16, 05/14/2019

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...
22:48, 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...
19:16, 05/26/2019

Big drug distributor pays $22 million to settle US opioid charges Morris & Dickson, one of the largest U.S. wholesale drug distributors, agreed to pay $22 million in civil penalties to settle U.S. government charges...
03:00, 05/25/2019

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 countles...
13:16, 05/15/2019

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...
22:16, 05/24/2019

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...
12:32, 05/29/2019

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

APNewsBreak: Iowa aide fired after reporting opioid scheme A secretary at Iowa's school for juvenile offenders has been fired after using her job to purchase pain pills from a former student who she says dema...
18:00, 05/24/2019

'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...
20:48, 05/29/2019

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...
16:32, 05/24/2019

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...
20:00, 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 o...
22:16, 05/15/2019

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

Met to reject gifts from Sacklers amid fury over opioid crisis The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced Wednesday that it would no longer accept gifts from the Sackler family, principal owners of the drugmaker be...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Oklahoma at trial says J&J's deceptive marketing fueled U.S. opioid crisis The state of Oklahoma accused Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday of using deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of addictive painkillers that fueled ...
21:48, 05/28/2019

Warren releases $100 billion plan to combat opioid epidemic WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has unveiled a new version of her plan to combat America’s opioid epidemic...
19:48, 05/08/2019

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...
04:00, 05/10/2019

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...
22:32, 05/02/2019

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...
03:32, 06/14/2019

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...
02:32, 06/14/2019

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...
22:16, 04/28/2019

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

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, challenging a favorite talking point of legal pot ...
02:48, 06/12/2019

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...
15:32, 06/10/2019

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...
17:48, 05/02/2019

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...
01:16, 06/11/2019

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...
01:16, 06/11/2019

Warren unveils $100 billion plan to tackle opioid crisis Presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants to spend $100 billion over 10 years to help states and territories hard hit by the opioid epidemic...
14:48, 05/08/2019

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...
19:32, 06/10/2019

Woman with opioid addiction to get regular methadone treatment in prison A Massachusetts woman will become the first known person to win approval from the U.S. Justice Department's Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to receive ongoin...
12:32, 06/08/2019

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

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...
23:16, 06/04/2019

Murray Hill doctor pleads guilty in opioid scheme A 72-year-old Manhattan doctor who treated HIV patients pleaded guilty to illegally peddling opioids and other drugs out of his Murray Hill office. D...
22:00, 05/03/2019

NIH-funded studies aim to lower opioid deaths by 40 percent in 3 years The National Institute of Drug Abuse will give more than $350 million to support local opioid recovery, prevention and treatment in four states aroun...
19:48, 04/28/2019

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 ...
02:32, 05/03/2019

‘SOTC’: U.S. Rep. Barr Sees Urgency In Addressing Opioid Crisis (LEX 18) — U.S. Rep. Andy Barr of Kentucky tells LEX 18’s “State of the Commonwealth” that lawmakers in Washington are workin...
16:48, 05/05/2019

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...
00:48, 05/04/2019

Insys to pay $225 mln, unit to plead guilty to settle U.S. opioid charges Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit agreed to plead guilty to five mail fraud counts to settle criminal and civil...
23:48, 06/05/2019

World Series champion pitcher receives $5.1M settlement with hospital, doctor over alleged botched surgery World Series champion and two-time All-Star Bobby Jenks agreed to a $5.1 million settlement from a Boston hospital and a doctor he said caused a care...
20:48, 05/09/2019

Uber, Google, IBM, and others join Urban Computing Foundation to create tools for ‘cities of tomorrow’ The Linux Foundation today announced the Urban Computing Foundation, a new industry-wide effort to create software to 'support the cities of tomorrow...
22:00, 05/07/2019

12 photos that show what New York, London, and other major cities almost looked like, based on old city designs Companies like Barratt London and NetCredit found old city plans and reimagined what these cities could have looked like, had those plans been realiz...
01:16, 06/18/2019

Republican launches fresh push to defund sanctuary cities after courts block Trump Republicans are renewing their fight against “sanctuary cities,” with a new bill that aims to pull immigration funding from those jurisdictions that ...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Milwaukee County Declares Racism a Public Health Crisis. Will More Cities Follow Suit? In what’s being touted as an important first step in addressing decades of race-based inequality, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele signed a res...
01:48, 05/22/2019

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...
11:16, 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...
05:48, 06/07/2019

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

Unit of drugmaker Insys to plead guilty to U.S. opioid bribe scheme A unit of Insys Therapeutics Inc is set to plead guilty on Friday to fraud charges as part of an $225 million deal with the U.S. Justice Department r...
13:00, 06/07/2019

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

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 co...
00:32, 05/24/2019

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...
04:00, 05/03/2019

Pennyslvania sues maker of OxyContin, 'jet fuel' of America's opioid crisis Lawsuit is the first against Purdue Pharma to allege in detail a prolific and calculated scheme of pushing drugs on prescribers Dr Jeffrey Bado recei...
07:00, 05/15/2019

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...
12:48, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 4-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...
18:16, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 2-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 alleging it helped fuel a U.S. opioid...
20:00, 05/02/2019

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, hyd...
14:32, 05/08/2019

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...
20:00, 06/07/2019

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

Drugmaker Insys shares tank after saying opioid lawsuits may force it into bankruptcy Insys Therapeutics shares tanked Monday after the company said it may have to file for bankruptcy because it can't afford legal costs related to...
17:16, 05/13/2019

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...
17:48, 05/02/2019

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 brainwa...
17:32, 05/28/2019

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

As opioid crisis rages on, Justin Trudeau resists pressure to decriminalize Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has refused to pursue decriminalization, even though he's faced pressure from grassroots Liberal party members and his ...
17:32, 05/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Insys to pay $225 mln, unit to plead guilty to settle U.S. opioid charges Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit agreed to plead guilty to five mail fraud counts to settle criminal and civil...
01:00, 06/06/2019

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...
00:16, 05/03/2019

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 ...
17:16, 05/22/2019

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

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 responsib...
20:32, 04/28/2019

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

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, ...
22:32, 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 crisi...
15:48, 05/23/2019

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...
23:48, 05/29/2019

Family Receives $6.75 Million Settlement for Terrill Thomas, Who Died in Former Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke's Jail In what’s been declared the largest jail death settlement in the history of Wisconsin, Milwaukee County has paid nearly $7 million to the family of T...
10:16, 05/30/2019

Students From 1,600 Cities Just Walked Out of School to Protest Climate Change. It Could Be Greta Thunberg’s Biggest Strike Yet Hundreds of thousands of students around the world walked out of their schools and colleges Friday in the latest in a series of strikes urging action...
00:16, 05/25/2019

‘Ground-breaking innovation’ needed in cities, where battle for sustainable development will be won or lost, says UN agency chief If the battle to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is to be won or lost in cities, then they need to “achieve a lasting impact on comm...
02:48, 05/30/2019

Police Officers Get Exposed for Making Racist Social Media Posts, So Cities Decide to Investigate Police officers and departments across the nation have been accused of having implicit bias against and racist views about black people for a long ti...
19:32, 06/05/2019

Earth's oceans could rise over 6 feet by 2100 as polar ice melts, swamping coastal cities such as NYC Portions of many U.S. coastal cities could be lost to the sea by the end of the century because of global warming, a study says.    &...
01:16, 05/21/2019

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

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...
12:00, 05/19/2019

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...
00:00, 05/30/2019

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...
22:48, 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...
06:48, 05/03/2019

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...
13:00, 05/16/2019

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

UPDATE 4-J&J's greed helped fuel U.S. opioid crisis, Oklahoma claims at trial Johnson & Johnson's greed led the drugmaker to use deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, t...
00:16, 05/29/2019

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

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...
13:32, 05/11/2019