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UPDATE 1-Second opioid distributor charged over role in U.S. drug epidemic

An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives were charged on Thursday with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic by selling millions of pills despite signs the addictive drugs were being misused....

UPDATE 1-Second opioid distributor charged over role in U.S. drug epidemic

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Second opioid distributor charged over role in U.S. drug epidemic An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives were charged on Thursday with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic by selling million...
21:00 2019-07-18

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...
16:16 2019-05-24

Second opioid distributor charged over U.S. overdose crisis An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives on Thursday were charged with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic by selling million...
14:48 2019-07-18

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...
22:32 2019-05-24

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...
20:32 2019-05-24

Drug makers flooded US with billions of opioid pills as epidemic surged, data shows Statistics are a blow to country’s biggest pharmaceuticals that paid millions of dollars in out of court settlementsDrug makers and distributors floo...
09:48 2019-07-17

Local oral surgeons fight opioid epidemic with non-opioid alternative TUCSON- Local oral surgeons are making it their mission to help tackle the opioid epidemic. Doctors Adam Kaiser and Jay Schmidt, oral surgeons in Tuc...
04:32 2019-08-23

U.S. says big drug distributor to pay $22 million in penalties over opioids Morris & Dickson Co, the largest privately owned U.S. wholesale drug distributor, agreed to pay $22 million in civil penalties to resolve claims it f...
15:16 2019-05-24

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 ...
10:32 2019-06-06

Treating deadly opioid epidemic is a top concern for UAW In the summer's contract talks, the union is seeking an expansion of employer-funded, union-administered assistance programs aimed at preventing the ...
05:32 2019-07-09

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...
11:48 2019-05-31

Treating the deadly opioid epidemic is a top concern for UAW negotiations In the summer's contract talks, the union is seeking an expansion of employer-funded, union-administered assistance programs aimed at preventing the ...
03:32 2019-07-08

Oklahoma makes final bid to hold J&J responsible for opioid epidemic Oklahoma's attorney general on Wednesday made his final bid to force Johnson & Johnson to pay $17 billion for its part in fueling the opioid epidemic...
21:01 2019-07-31

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...
16:16 2019-06-13

Opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic, Oklahoma argues at trial's end Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for ...
02:16 2019-07-16

Drug Distributor Cardinal Health Faces Recruitment Challenge as CFO Departs The Dublin, Ohio-based company is turning to its chief executive, Michael Kaufmann, to oversee the books following the departure of its chief financi...
19:16 2019-07-08

Supreme Court could hear first case over the opioid epidemic in suit brought by Arizona Arizona alleged that the family behind the OxyContin maker unlawfully transferred billions of dollars over the last decade out of Purdue to enrich th...
10:48 2019-08-02

UPDATE 1-Energy distributor UGI to buy some assets of Columbia Midstream for $1.28 bln Energy distributor UGI Corp said on Tuesday it would buy some assets of Columbia Midstream Group from pipeline operator TC Energy Corp for about $1.2...
02:00 2019-07-03

Lawmakers blast Juul over the company's role in teen vaping 'epidemic' The House Committee on Oversight and Reform's Economic and Consumer Policy subcommittee is examining Juul's marketing and health claims in ...
13:48 2019-07-24

Juul co-founder defends company at hearing over its alleged role in teen vaping 'epidemic' Juul co-founder James Monsees defended the company in a hearing Thursday, as lawmakers grilled him over Juul's alleged role in the teen vaping "...
12:16 2019-07-31

I went from cop to opioid drug dealer in one month Mark Restivo, 39, had dreamed of being in the NYPD since he was 5 years old. But when he was injured on the job and made to retire after only a few y...
23:16 2019-07-17

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...
07:48 2019-06-06

UPDATE 2-Performance Food to buy rival food distributor Reinhart for $2 bln Performance Food Group Co said on Monday it would buy privately held rival Reinhart Foodservice LLC for $2 billion, as the distributor of goods to re...
14:48 2019-07-01

Does the drop in US drug deaths mean the opioid crisis is ending? Overdose deaths in the US have dropped for the first time in two decades, but many people are still dependent on painkillers and struggling to get th...
07:16 2019-07-19

Opioid drug defendants ask Oklahoma judge to end case The defendants in Oklahoma's trial against drugmakers are asking a judge to rule in their favor, arguing the state has failed to prove they'...
15:32 2019-07-03

U.S. Reaches $1.4 Billion Opioid-Drug Settlement With U.K.'s Reckitt U.K. consumer-goods company Reckitt Benckiser will pay up to $1.4 billion to settle U.S. investigations into whether its former pharmaceuticals unit ...
07:00 2019-07-11

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...
16:32 2019-06-05

JPMorgan Chase cuts ties with Purdue Pharma over alleged role in opioid crisis Move makes the bank the most high-profile corporation to have distanced itself from the OxyContin maker and Sackler familyBanking giant JPMorgan Chas...
18:16 2019-05-23

Drug company unit pleads guilty to opioid bribery scheme BOSTON (AP) — A drug company subsidiary has pleaded guilty to fraud charges stemming from allegations that the manufacturer schemed to bribe doctors ...
13:48 2019-06-07

Global opioid users rise amid US drug crisis, UN report says Global use of deadly opioid drugs has risen significantly, a new United Nations report said Wednesday, amid a growing synthetic drug crisis in the Un...
16:49 2019-06-27

FDA warns companies against claiming an herbal drug can cure opioid addiction The Food and Drug Administration recently issued warnings to two businesses that are illegally marketing and making "unproven" claims that their prod...
16:32 2019-06-27

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...
10:48 2019-05-21

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...
18:16 2019-06-05

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...
14:48 2019-06-05

Drug Makers, Distributors Failed to Stop Suspect Opioid Shipments, Filing Alleges Many of the nation’s largest drug manufacturers and distributors failed to implement even the most basic systems to halt suspicious drug orders as th...
21:48 2019-07-19

Drug companies shipped hundreds of millions of suspicious opioid orders to Ohio, court documents say Drug manufacturers, distributors, pharmacies and practitioners acted as street couriers and shipped "hundreds of millions" of suspicious opioid doses...
19:32 2019-07-22

Ex-Audi CEO Stadler charged over his role in emissions scandal Stadler, who was once seen as a possible contender for VW Group’s top job, is accused of having been aware of the emissions manipulations since the e...
12:48 2019-07-31

Mother of Oklahoma football player who died of opioid overdose: I 'absolutely' hold drug companies responsible An Oklahoma mother whose son died of a prescription opioid overdose has argued that pharmaceutical companies are to blame for the modern opioid crisi...
17:32 2019-05-28

Changes to pharmacy benefit manager role could help lower drug costs When Ohio switched its government health coverage program from a fee-for-service model to one of managed care in 2011, it began saving $145 million e...
17:32 2019-06-21

REFILE-UPDATE 4-Reckitt to pay $1.4 bln to end opioid addiction treatment probes Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to end U.S. federal investigations into the marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its ...
08:48 2019-07-11

First major opioid trial begins in Oklahoma vs. drug maker Johnson & Johnson A historic trial begins Tuesday between the state of Oklahoma and drug maker Johnson & Johnson, which is accused of facilitating the U.S. opioid cris...
09:16 2019-05-28

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...
17:16 2019-06-14

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...
17:32 2019-05-29

UPDATE 1-Indivior loses appeal to block generic Suboxone opioid treatments A divided federal appeals court on Friday ruled against Indivior Plc in its bid to stop Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd and Alvogen from selling generi...
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00:48 2019-05-29

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09:48 2019-06-18

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12:32 2019-06-27

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19:32 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-Merck Canada says new drug price regulations are unconstitutional Merck Canada and a group of pharmaceutical companies are challenging the constitutionality of new regulations meant to lower patented drug prices, th...
14:00 2019-08-23

UPDATE 2-Responding to Trump, UPS and FedEx say they already fight illegal drug shipments FedEx Corp and United Parcel Service Inc said on Friday they already work closely with law enforcement to stop illegal shipments from entering the co...
17:32 2019-08-23

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14:00 2019-08-23

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04:32 2019-07-10

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UPDATE 4-Novartis $2 mln gene therapy for rare disorder is world's most expensive drug ZURICH/NEW YORK, May 24 - Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the ...
16:16 2019-05-24

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17:00 2019-08-09

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12:32 2019-06-27

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21:00 2019-07-08

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12:16 2019-08-09

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23:32 2019-07-08

UPDATE 5-Novartis $2 mln gene therapy for rare disorder is world's most expensive drug Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of d...
02:16 2019-05-25

UPDATE 3-Answering Trump, UPS, FedEx and USPS say they already fight illegal drug shipments FedEx Corp, United Parcel Service Inc and the U.S. Postal Service said on Friday they are already working to stop traffickers from using their servic...
19:16 2019-08-23

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02:16 2019-05-25

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08:16 2019-07-08

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19:16 2019-08-23

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05:32 2019-08-08

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12:32 2019-08-22

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11:16 2019-06-30

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17:48 2019-08-05

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00:16 2019-07-18

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01:16 2019-06-19

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16:32 2019-07-19

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05:32 2019-05-24

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08:48 2019-08-08

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13:32 2019-07-02

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07:32 2019-07-12

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15:16 2019-06-14

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21:16 2019-08-06

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15:16 2019-08-08

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14:16 2019-07-31

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13:16 2019-05-26

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13:16 2019-05-21

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Counties hit hardest by the opioid crisis 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the average number of drug-related deaths per 100,000 residents in all U.S. counties.        ...
11:32 2019-08-02

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06:00 2019-06-15

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 ...
13:16 2019-05-21

A peek into opioid users' brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation's opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addi...
11:48 2019-07-10

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19:16 2019-06-18

Finally, More Criminal Charges for Opioid Executives A rare criminal charge has been brought against former executives at a company who helped pushed opioid pain medications across the U.S., helping to ...
02:48 2019-07-19

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03:48 2019-07-08

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00:48 2019-08-11

Opioid treatment may reduce contact with law enforcement (Reuters Health) - Opioid users who get treatment for their drug dependency are less likely to have police encounters or to be charged with crimes, a...
18:48 2019-07-12

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...
16:32 2019-05-31

Reckitt in $1.4bn settlement over US opioid treatment probe Consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser said it has agreed to pay up to $1.4bn to settle US investigations into the sale and marketing of an opioid ad...
09:48 2019-07-11

J&J vows to defend itself in talc, opioid lawsuits Johnson & Johnson vowed to defend itself against lawsuits alleging the company fueled the opioid crisis and that its namesake talc-based baby powder ...
15:48 2019-07-16

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’...
19:32 2019-06-10

People who need opioid overdose antidote aren't getting it Nine million more prescriptions for the antidote to opioid overdose could have been prescribed last year if medical providers had followed federal gu...
10:32 2019-08-07

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...
22:16 2019-05-28

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...
00:48 2019-05-29

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end U.S. opioid addiction treatment probes Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve U.S. claims that its former pharmaceuticals business Indivior before it was spun ou...
14:32 2019-07-11

China restricts opioid in tighter painkiller controls China has imposed new restrictions on the opioid oxycodone, its drug regulator said, as the country tightens control of its painkillers industry in t...
21:48 2019-08-07

Oklahoma judge to rule on Monday in opioid lawsuit against J&J An Oklahoma judge will rule on Monday on whether Johnson & Johnson should be held liable in a lawsuit by the state's attorney general who argues the ...
12:00 2019-08-21

Opioid Treatment Is Used Vastly More in States That Expanded Medicaid The states with the highest Medicaid prescribing rates for the anti-craving drug buprenorphine — Vermont, West Virginia, Kentucky, Montana and Ohio —...
15:48 2019-08-21

UN health agency to remove controversial opioid guidelines The World Health Organization notified U.S. lawmakers Wednesday that it will discontinue two publications on prescribing opioid painkillers in respon...
15:16 2019-06-20

DEA tracked every opioid pill sold in the US. The data is out—and it’s horrific Enlarge / Members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters hold signs while protesting during the McKesson Corp. annual meeting at the Irving-La...
17:00 2019-07-17

Louvre in Paris removes Sackler name after opioid protests France’s Louvre Museum in Paris has become the first major institution to remove the Sackler family name after protests erupted against the family th...
13:16 2019-07-18

Trial in Oklahoma’s lawsuit against opioid makers underway NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The nation’s first state trial against drugmakers blamed for contributing to the opioid crisis is underway in Oklahoma. Op...
11:16 2019-05-28

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...
11:48 2019-06-10

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...
23:32 2019-05-21

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end opioid addiction treatment probes Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to end U.S. federal investigations into the marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its ...
08:48 2019-07-11

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...
10:48 2019-06-06

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...
13:16 2019-05-26

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, ...
18:00 2019-06-11

Opioid stewardship programs help prevent misuse in hospitals As the U.S. wrestles with the problem of opioid addiction in the United States, many hospitals have adopted stewardship programs that may help curb t...
16:48 2019-07-03

Florida ‘pill mills’ were ‘gas on the fire’ of opioid crisis FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida survives on tourism, but a decade ago thousands of visitors made frequent trips to the state not to visit its theme p...
12:32 2019-07-22

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...
15:16 2019-05-26

Reckitt Benckiser to pay $1.4bn fine over opioid treatment sales Nurofen maker reaches deal with US over alleged fraudulent marketing of SuboxoneReckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay a $1.4bn (£1.1bn) fine to settle ...
05:32 2019-07-11

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 ...
08:48 2019-05-21

Scientists peek into opioid users’ brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation’s opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addi...
22:00 2019-07-09

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...
01:32 2019-06-06

Report: U.S. opioid prescribing rates higher than other countries About 79 percent of patients who felt pain during hospital visits in the United States received opioid prescriptions, which is nearly 30 percent high...
13:32 2019-07-31

Federal government wants a cut of $270M Oklahoma got from opioid manufacturer Oklahoma received $270 million in its settlement with Purdue Pharma, the manufacturing giant behind dangerously addictive opioid OxyContin, but the C...
20:32 2019-06-28

War on drugs win: Opioid and heroin abuse declined last year Heroin and prescription drug abuse declined last year, according to a new government report, a bright signal of hope in the battle against one of the...
17:00 2019-08-20

Opioid manufacturer in kickback scheme files for bankruptcy Three open bottles of prescription medication. / Getty Images CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — An opioid manufacturing company whose founder was convicted of r...
19:48 2019-06-12

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...
16:00 2019-06-18

Experts say wisdom teeth removal is leading to opioid addition If you’ve ever had your wisdom teeth removed you know how painful the days immediately following the surgery can be. Over-the-counter painkille...
04:16 2019-08-22

CDC Calls for Millions More Naloxone Prescriptions to Reverse Opioid Overdoses Across the U.S. There have been few glimmers of hope when it comes to the opioid crisis. But a new report this week from the Centers for Disease Control and Preventi...
02:00 2019-08-08

Louvre Museum first to remove Sackler family name after opioid protests France's Louvre Museum in Paris has become the first major institution to remove the Sackler family name after protests erupted against the family th...
09:00 2019-07-18

US lawmakers demand UN health agency change opioid guidance Two US lawmakers are calling on the World Health Organization to withdraw pain care guidelines that include what they say are false claims about the ...
03:32 2019-05-24

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 ...
16:32 2019-06-13

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...
04:00 2019-06-08

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...
16:48 2019-06-13

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...
09:48 2019-05-24

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...
13:48 2019-05-26

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...
17:48 2019-05-21

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...
19:32 2019-05-21

Could jail-based treatment be the answer to fatal opioid overdoses? As Massachusetts struggles with a dramatic spike in fatal overdoses, officials are sending men who have not committed any crimes to jails.  ...
10:48 2019-08-09

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 ...
14:00 2019-05-28

Capitalism gone wrong: how big pharma created America's opioid carnage A web of firms ramped up narcotic painkiller sales, creating the biggest drug epidemic in American history as profits surgedAs Oklahoma’s attorney ge...
03:32 2019-07-24

U.S. judge expresses support for novel opioid settlement talks framework A federal judge on Tuesday expressed support for a novel plan by lawyers representing cities and counties suing drug companies over the U.S. opioid e...
20:48 2019-08-06

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 ...
11:32 2019-05-23

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...
18:32 2019-06-10

Fed chief Powell says the economic impact of the opioid crisis is 'quite substantial' "An extraordinary number of people are taking opioids in one form or another," says Powell, during testimony before the House Financial Services Comm...
17:00 2019-07-10

Local Governments Seek Negotiating Power In Opioid Lawsuit COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Lawyers are asking a federal judge overseeing hundreds of lawsuits filed against manufacturers and distributors of opioid...
20:16 2019-06-15

Minnesota, Nebraska to receive federal funding for opioid treatment The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Friday that Minnesota and Nebraska have been approved for Medicaid demonstrations that will ...
22:32 2019-06-28

Purdue Pharma Faces Internal Challenges on Top of Opioid Lawsuits OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is struggling with slumping sales, a shrinking workforce and restructuring problems as it battles lawsuits related to t...
08:32 2019-06-30

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...
18:16 2019-06-03

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 ...
21:48 2019-06-11

U.S. cities pitch framework for nationwide opioid settlement talks Lawyers for counties and municipalities suing drug manufacturers and distributors over their alleged roles in the U.S. opioid epidemic on Friday pitc...
14:48 2019-06-14

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...
23:16 2019-06-10

Pills gained strength as opioid crisis grew: analysis An Associated Press analysis of drug distribution data released as a result of lawsuits against the industry found that the amount of opioids as meas...
01:48 2019-07-25

Experts say wisdom teeth removal is leading to opioid addiction If you’ve ever had your wisdom teeth removed you know how painful the days immediately following the surgery can be. Over-the-counter painkille...
18:00 2019-08-22

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 ...
13:16 2019-05-29

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...
13:32 2019-06-10

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...
17:48 2019-06-04

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...
08:32 2019-06-10

FDA proposes tighter opioid rules that would make new drugs less addictive Under the proposal, drugmakers would have to say whether their drug has "any characteristics that would mitigate the risks of overdose, abuse or the ...
13:16 2019-06-20

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...
19:48 2019-06-06

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...
18:16 2019-06-14

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...
06:32 2019-05-29

Retired Oklahoma judge to mediate opioid settlement funds NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A former Oklahoma State Supreme Court justice will attempt to resolve a dispute over how to disburse an $85 million settlement o...
09:32 2019-06-18

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...
20:48 2019-06-05

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...
17:16 2019-05-29

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...
20:16 2019-05-28

FDA Is Going After Kratom, Warning Companies to Stop Selling It for Opioid Addiction and Cancer The Food and Drug Administration is still pressing down hard on kratom—the plant treatment that adherents say has helped them manage their opioid add...
12:32 2019-06-27

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...
11:48 2019-05-28

States agree to pause lawsuits against bankrupt opioid maker Insys Five states have agreed to facilitate settlement talks by dropping objections to a bid by Insys Therapeutics Inc in bankruptcy court to put on hold ...
23:16 2019-07-02

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...
00:48 2019-06-11

One opioid drugmaker's solution to billions of potential liabilities: spin them out into new company Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals plans to separate its business into two: one with its brand-name medicines; the other with its specialty generic drugs —...
07:32 2019-07-23

John Delaney wants pharma companies responsible for opioid crisis to go out of business Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney believes that pharmaceutical companies responsible for the opioid crisis should be fined out of busine...
00:48 2019-07-02

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...
05:48 2019-06-13

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...
14:16 2019-06-06

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...
23:01 2019-05-26

Opioid burglars smash through Walgreens, lose loot – and their freedom Two men who led police on a 100 m.p.h. car chase after breaking into a Walgreens drive-thru window to steal drugs are going to prison.   &...
21:32 2019-07-09

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...
10:16 2019-06-07

Judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement with state of Oklahoma Teva had reached an agreement with the state of Oklahoma last month, just two days before the drugmaker was set to face a trial alongside Johnson & J...
16:32 2019-06-27

No Pre-Reading, No Rehearsing: How ‘The Weekly’ Kept Its Recreation of Historic Opioid Testimony Authentic The Times TV show’s producer/director shares the challenges and rewards of bringing to life witness testimony against Purdue Pharma in a way that sta...
22:16 2019-08-18

Federal data shows opioid shipments ballooned as crisis grew Newly released federal data shows how drugmakers and distributors increased shipments of opioid painkillers across the U.S. as the nation's addi...
11:00 2019-07-17

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...
06:48 2019-06-07

Indivior loses appeal to block generic Suboxone opioid treatments A divided federal appeals court on Friday ruled against Indivior Plc in its bid to stop Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd and Alvogen from selling generi...
16:16 2019-07-12

Opioid manufacturer Insys agrees to pay $225M resolution in kickback case Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics agreed to pay $225 million to settle the government's criminal and civil investigations into the company's unl...
03:16 2019-06-07

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...
13:16 2019-05-23

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...
17:32 2019-05-22

Drugmaker Endo to pay $10 million to settle opioid case ahead of trial Endo International Plc on Tuesday said it had agreed to pay $10 million to avoid going to trial in October in a landmark case by two Ohio counties ac...
11:16 2019-08-20

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...
13:01 2019-05-24

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 ...
09:16 2019-05-22

Drugmakers Endo, Allergan agree to $15 million in settlements in major opioid case Endo International Plc and Allergan Plc have agreed to pay $15 million to avoid going to trial in October in a landmark case by two Ohio counties a...
14:48 2019-08-20

How Ohio is coping with its high opioid overdose death rate that's slamming its economy About 5,000 people die from opioid overdoses in Ohio each year. It's destroying families and hurting the state's workforce. Now the governo...
08:48 2019-07-10

Oklahoma urges judge to hold J&J responsible for opioid crisis as trial ends Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday urged a judge to hold Johnson & Johnson responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic, as the first tr...
21:16 2019-07-15

A Nurse's Alleged Opioid Theft Led to a Blood Infection Outbreak at a New York Hospital An outbreak of a rare infection at a western New York hospital in 2018 was sparked by a nurse’s opioid use disorder, a new case report out Thursday s...
16:16 2019-08-08

Access to naloxone reduces opioid overdose deaths, saves money, study says When police, firefighters, emergency service workers or laypeople had access to naloxone, deaths from opioid overdoses fell by 21 percent, according ...
00:48 2019-08-22

Canada-U.S. opioid plan helps rebuild relations frayed from trade talks The ranking U.S. diplomat on drug enforcement policy is to visit Ottawa in July to kick-start a fresh round of co-operation between the two countries...
20:16 2019-06-29

Lap-dances, kick-backs, and debt: Infamous opioid maker files for bankruptcy Enlarge / Insys Therapeutics founder John N. Kapoor leaves federal court in Boston on March 13, 2019. (credit: Getty | Boston Globe) Opioid manufa...
17:00 2019-06-11

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

Hospitals are putting Native American patients at risk for opioid abuse, audit says U.S. government hospitals placed Native American patients at increased risk for opioid abuse and overdoses, according to a federal audit.  ...
12:01 2019-07-22

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...
16:32 2019-06-10

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...
22:48 2019-06-15

Purdue infiltrated WHO, manipulated opioid policies to boost sales, report finds Enlarge / Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and its owners, the Sackler family, are facing hundreds of lawsuits across the country for the compa...
17:32 2019-05-23

Senate committee focuses on pain sufferers denied painkillers amid opioid crisis When Senator Lamar Alexander, who chairs the upper chamber’s health committee, held a hearing about prescription opioids earlier this year, the focus...
13:16 2019-06-03

Fortnite Update 9.20 Time: Epic Games confirm next Fortnite update and server downtime Today Epic Games has finally confirmed when the next Fortnite Update will be released on PS4, Xbox and the many other devices capable of playing Fort...
18:16 2019-06-05

World Health Organization removes guidelines downplaying opioid addiction risk after criticism from US legislators The World Health Organization will discontinue two publications providing guidelines for prescribing opioids in response to accusations from U.S. law...
17:48 2019-06-20

Opioid Maker Agrees to Pay Oklahoma $85 Million Over Claims Company Helped Create Addiction Crisis (Bloomberg) — Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. agreed to pay $85 million to settle an Oklahoma lawsuit claiming that illegal marketing of it...
13:32 2019-05-26

Daily on Healthcare: 2020 hopeful John Delaney unveils plan to fight opioid crisis Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
15:32 2019-07-02

EU top jobs explained: who is coming in and what is their role? From Ursula von der Leyen at the European commission to Christine Lagarde at the ECB, your guide to key EU jobsOutgoing: Jean-Claude JunckerIncoming:...
19:32 2019-07-03

Tim Duncan is back with Spurs in a different role Gregg Popovich has made some additions to the coaching staff in San Antonio, and he’ll have a very familiar face on the Spurs bench with him. Two-tim...
18:48 2019-07-22

Jos Buttler could be given leading role for England against Afghanistan • Eoin Morgan and Jason Roy are injury doubts• James Vince set to step up at Old TraffordThe joke going around the England dressing room after Friday...
17:16 2019-06-15

Out Of Cabinet, Rajyavardhan Rathore May Get A Role In Rajasthan BJP Rajyavardhan Rathore is among the ministers of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's previous government who were not given a place in the new cabinet.Mr Ra...
01:16 2019-05-31

Digital transformation and the role of network visibility Nearly eight in 10 companies in the U.S. are in the process of undergoing a digital transformation (DX) and worldwide, DX spending is predicted to re...
07:48 2019-05-22

Walmart Examines Role in Confronting Gun Violence Walmart’s chief executive said he was rethinking the company’s role in confronting gun violence in the wake of two deadly shootings at Walmart stores...
20:48 2019-08-07

Maisie Williams will play another badass in her next TV role The Night King was no match for Arya Stark, so it stands to reason that the murderous gangster who sets his sights on Maisie Williams in her next pro...
16:49 2019-06-27

Role-Locking Could Resuscitate The Overwatch League “Can I say anything I want?” asked Jong-ryeol “Saebyeolbe” Park after a particularly satisfying victory for his Overwatch League team, the New York E...
04:00 2019-07-03

Bernadette Peters: 'Every role I've played, I've thought – that's me!' The Broadway powerhouse talks about trusting Sondheim, hearing others sing her songs and waiting to be taken seriouslyCafe Luxembourg, the closet-siz...
09:32 2019-05-30

Joe Biden said he wants to end 'forever wars' but ignored his own role in starting them Associated Press Former Vice President Joe Biden called for an end to "forever wars" in a speech on foreign policy in New York City on Thursday, but...
17:48 2019-07-11

Overwatch League's Role Lock Changes Still Can't Please Fans Overwatch League fans asked for change, and they got it. The season’s fourth stage kicked off three weeks ago with the introduction of a 2-2-2 role l...
20:48 2019-08-13

US official urges MPs to reconsider Huawei role A senior US cybersecurity official used a speech in parliament to urge the UK to ban Huawei from the rollout of 5G mobile networks.Huawei has long be...
11:16 2019-06-21

Lloyd adjusts to new role, but doesn’t accept it PARIS (AP) — Carli Lloyd is not accepting her new role. Not at all. Lloyd was the star of the 2015 Women’s World Cup four years ago in Canada,...
14:32 2019-06-15

Xi says China will play 'constructive role' on Venezuela China will work with the international community to play a constructive role with Venezuela and help the country to get back on a normal development ...
02:32 2019-06-05

Johnson & Johnson wants Oklahoma opioid case tossed, 'fireworks' expected Monday Drugmaker Johnson & Johnson has asked the judge presiding over the historic Oklahoma opioid trial to toss the case, saying the company has been made ...
23:32 2019-07-07

First major opioid trial begins in Oklahoma vs. drugmaker Johnson & Johnson Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter said the opioid crisis is "devastating" his state Tuesday during opening remarks in a historic trial between th...
17:32 2019-05-28

At trial, Oklahoma says Johnson & Johnson's 'greed' fueled U.S. opioid crisis Oklahoma's attorney general on Tuesday argued at the start of the first trial in lawsuits around the United States over the opioid epidemic that "gre...
13:32 2019-05-28

Gio Urshela savoring new dream role in Yankees-Red Sox rivalry Gio Urshela got his introduction to the Yankees-Red Sox rivalry not necessarily by choice, but by virtue of growing up as a baseball fan in Colombia....
02:48 2019-05-31

US risks its leading role in tech by leaving regulations to the EU In the 30 years since Tim Berners Lee first documented his vision for what would become the World Wide Web, the US has been the primary leader in inn...
07:48 2019-07-09

‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ almost showed us Falcon’s new role in Phase 4 Spider-Man: Far From Home is technically the final movie of Phase 3, and according to early reviews, serves as an epilogue of sorts to the universe-a...
02:32 2019-06-28

Joe Biden says video games may play role in gun violence Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden agreed with President Trump’s sentiments Monday that violence in video games could be connected with risi...
03:48 2019-08-06

Lashana Lynch Makes History With 007 Role for Bond 25 Congratulations are in order for Lashana Lynch! According to The Mail on Sunday, the 31-year-old actress will play 007 in the new James Bond film. ...
11:16 2019-07-15

High blood pressure: Could gut bacteria play a role? Over recent years, researchers have investigated the potential role of gut bacteria in hypertension. Although evidence is mounting, questions remain....
08:48 2019-07-14

Uber's COO and CMO to step down as CEO Khosrowshahi takes on bigger role Khosrowshahi said he will take on a more involved role in the company, with the heads of core businesses such as Ridesharing and Uber Eats now report...
18:48 2019-06-07

Alabama girl honored for role in saving grandmother ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — An 8-year-old south Alabama girl is being honored for her role in helping save the life of her grandmother. Sheriff’s offic...
12:48 2019-06-01

'It's great when there's a target on your back': USA untroubled with villain role A historic rout of Thailand didn’t earn the USWNT much goodwill among neutral fans. Lucky for them, they couldn’t care lessThey are the teams that ne...
06:16 2019-06-15

UK regulator investigates role of Facebook, Google in ad market Britain's competition regulator has launched an investigation into the power wielded by Facebook and Google in digital advertising markets, includi...
02:00 2019-07-04

UAE scaling back military role in Yemen conflict The UAE is beginning a partial military drawdown in Yemen. Experts say the country is pushing for a political solution to end the conflict, but growi...
22:32 2019-07-09

Osteoporosis: Investigating the role of a common antibacterial chemical A new study asks if triclosan, a chemical in many products, may increase osteoporosis risk. The results are not clear-cut, but it may affect bone he...
17:48 2019-06-27

Role-Locking Is Coming To Overwatch, According To Leaked Video Today, a pre-recorded Overwatch League video leaked sharing news that Blizzard is apparently implementing role-locking in Overwatch and the Overwatch...
11:16 2019-07-18

Britain delays decision on Huawei's role in 5G networks Britain on Monday postponed a decision on whether Huawei could participate in building next-generation 5G mobile networks until it had a clearer pict...
19:32 2019-07-22

Amazon defends UK role as 'clicks and mortar' pop-ups launch Amazon's UK boss has defended the online retailer's role in the UK economy while launching the first in a series of pop-up shops for firms using its ...
07:48 2019-06-03

Fighting Germans and Jim Crow: Role of black troops on D-Day BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Portrayals of the massive D-Day assault on Normandy often depict an all-white host of invaders, but in fact it also included ...
02:16 2019-06-04

The other factor in Tomas Nido’s expanded Mets role Tomas Nido doesn’t care who he catches — as long as he’s catching. Nido was involved in big news this week when The Post first reported Tuesday that ...
23:32 2019-07-04

UK oil executive admits role in international corruption conspiracy Basil Al Jarah pleaded guilty after investigation into alleged bribery involving Monaco firmA businessman has admitted his part in an international c...
11:00 2019-07-19

Immigrants play big role in caring for elderly and disabled in U.S Even as a shortage of U.S. workers who care for the elderly and disabled grows, proposed limits on immigration may worsen the situation, researchers ...
17:48 2019-06-04

"Ministry Of...": Mallikarjun Kharge's Son On Amit Shah's New Role Launching an attack on Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Karnataka Minister Priyank Kharge on Saturday suggested renaming the Ministry of Home Affairs a...
08:16 2019-06-01

Dementia risk: The role of 'blood pressure patterns' A new study investigates the importance of fluctuations in blood pressure from mid-age to later life. It asks how these changes relate to dementia ri...
05:48 2019-08-20

Alzheimer's in women: Could midlife stress play a role? New research suggests that experiencing a stressful life event may detrimentally impact older women’s memories and put them at risk of Alzheimer's di...
05:48 2019-08-20

Interserve lines up Aggreko's Hanna for board role One of Britain's most experienced boardroom figures is being lined up to join the board of Interserve, the outsourcing giant which was briefly forced...
15:16 2019-08-21

Luis Severino open to bullpen role upon return It’s been a rough 2019 season for Luis Severino. Before the season even began, the 25-year-old was sidelined due to inflammation in his right s...
13:48 2019-07-16

New evidence emerges of Russian role in Ukraine conflict Research group Forensic Architecture collected images to use in ECHR caseNewly collated evidence documenting Russian military involvement in the conf...
04:16 2019-08-19

Female nurse who played crucial role in IVF ignored on plaque Despite a senior colleague’s protests, Jean Purdy’s name was not included on memorialThe name of a female nurse and embryologist who played a crucial...
20:16 2019-06-09

| American Manuel embraces role as swim trailblazer When Simone Manuel was growing up, people laughed at her for wanting to become a swimmer, telling her to take up basketball or track and field instea...
10:48 2019-07-19

How insects have played a role in the world’s most significant creations When Naoko Takahashi won the gold medal in women’s marathon running at the 2000 Summer Olympics, she had assistance from an unexpected source: hornet...
09:16 2019-07-07

Rwandan man gets eight years in U.S. prison for lying about genocide role A Rwandan man was sentenced on Monday to more than eight years in prison after being convicted of concealing his involvement in the African nation's ...
16:16 2019-07-01

| Twitter fan Michelle Obama is Gauff's role model Teenage sensation Coco Gauff's life-changing experience at Wimbledon moved to a new level with former United States First Lady Michelle Obama tweetin...
16:32 2019-07-06

Most big companies fail to report role in deforestation, charity says Most big companies are failing to report the damage their operations are doing to forests despite committing to lighten their footprint under wider e...
20:48 2019-07-15

Lee Pace on DeLorean, visionaries, and the role he’s most uniquely proud of Passion that borders on obsession, undeniable charm, and a sense of otherworldliness—these are the hallmarks of Lee Pace’s performances, whether he’s...
22:00 2019-08-17

Space-age Soviet saucer's role in Chernobyl disaster It's one of the more bizarre relics of the Soviet era -- an abandoned Space Age saucer. But Kiev's Bus Garage Number 7 was once considered the most i...
09:32 2019-08-05

Rooney 'in talks over player-coach role at Derby' "Wayne Rooney could be set for a sensational return to English football at Derby County, joining new manager Phillip Cocu in a player-coaching role."...
15:32 2019-08-05

Will faltering EU growth play a role in the European elections? Economic growth is still weak and unevenly spread across the 28-nation European Union, while job creation is only just beginning to improve. Will Eur...
15:32 2019-05-21

Tigers pivot Cabrera to DH role due to knee issue Miguel Cabrera, due to the "natural result of attrition" in his right knee, will stop playing first base and instead move to designated hitter, the t...
18:32 2019-06-04

The Latest: Expert says design errors had role in blackout BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Latest on the blackout in Argentina and Uruguay (all times local): 4:45 p.m. The president of the Center for the S...
16:48 2019-06-16

Uruguay protests role of Venezuela’s opposition at gathering A representative for Uruguay has walked out of a meeting of regional countries in Latin America in protest over the participation of diplomats appoin...
19:16 2019-06-27

‘The Saudis couldn’t do it without us’: the UK’s true role in Yemen’s deadly war Britain does not merely supply the bombs that fall on Yemen – it provides the personnel and expertise that keep the war going. But is the government ...
09:32 2019-06-18

Ken Lerer steps down as BuzzFeed’s chairman after decade in role News website BuzzFeed’s Ken Lerer is stepping down as chairman after a decade in the role, the company said Tuesday. Lerer, along with founder Jonah ...
13:32 2019-06-27

Pawan Chamling Says He Is Ready To Carry Out Role Of Opposition After serving Sikkim as chief minister for over 24 years, Pawan Kumar Chamling on Saturday said he respects the mandate of the people and is ready to...
12:16 2019-05-25

Tory donor lined up for trade minister role Theresa May risks igniting a cronyism row during the final weeks of her premiership by lining up a Conservative Party donor as the government's next ...
18:48 2019-06-17

Meryl Streep Is 70! Which of Her Characters Is Your Top (Sophie's) Choice for Her Best Role Ever? All hail Meryl Streep, America's national treasure! We might not have a queen in America, but if we did, it would most likely be Streep, duh. The ic...
19:48 2019-06-22

Yankees’ Zack Britton had to sweat it out in old role but prevailed The Yankees are one of just four teams to have not used a pitcher on three straight days, which meant Aroldis Chapman wasn’t available to them on Sat...
07:16 2019-06-23

Screenwriters can play key role in gender parity, actors say LOS ANGELES (AP) — Academy Award-winning actor Geena Davis says achieving gender parity in media could happen overnight if screenwriters simply opted...
03:48 2019-06-23

Dave Brailsford could be tempted by new Ineos role outside cycling • Brailsford linked with move after Jim Ratcliffe buys Nice• ‘I don’t want to leave cycling, I love it too much’Dave Brailsford, the Team Ineos chief...
19:32 2019-07-10

Ferdinand 'won't lose sleep' if snubbed for United role "Former Manchester United captain Rio Ferdinand has said he \"won\u0027t lose sleep\" if he is snubbed for a return to the club in a technical role."...
06:32 2019-06-17

Amit Shah's Role, Fewer New Faces: What To Expect From NDA 2.0 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be sworn in for the second time on Thursday after a spectacular election victory. Speculation has peaked over the n...
08:32 2019-05-28

Report: ESPN's McShay out of running for role with Jets ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay has removed himself from consideration for a job in the New York Jets' front office, according to his network colleagu...
05:48 2019-06-14

Trump Sending About 1,500 Troops to Mideast in 'Protective Role' President Trump said he is sending about 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East, part of a deployment sought by military officials as they move t...
14:48 2019-05-24

Easygoing Emma Meesseman embraces her new role with the Mystics The laid-back Belgian forward has thrived off the bench since returning from the European championship, including during Thursday’s 91-78 win over In...
04:32 2019-08-09

The role of the business sector in tackling the climate crisis We can't reach the Paris Agreement climate goals without business on board. Some companies are taking action, but big polluters are lagging behind. I...
20:32 2019-06-20

Michaels-Beerbaum: 'Role models should speak their minds' Speaking to DW, Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum, one of the most successful women in show jumping, talks about being a pioneer in a male-dominated sport a...
17:32 2019-07-18

New Jersey man sentenced for role in turtle smuggling scheme COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A New Jersey wildlife trader has been sentenced to two years’ probation for his role in a reptile smuggling ring that str...
09:32 2019-06-18

‘Football is the same’ – Female referee Frappart on Super Cup role "Referee Stephanie Frappart said on Tuesday that she believes there is no difference whether she is officiating a men\u0027s or women\u0027s football...
08:32 2019-08-14

Revealed: priest’s role in stemming 1970s IRA violence New book claims former cleric Denis Bradley helped halt attacks during earliest years of TroublesIn 1993, a year before the IRA first laid down its a...
09:48 2019-08-10

Oklahoma urges judge in historic opioid case to deliver $17.2 billion verdict against Johnson & Johnson In its final filing of a case being watched around the country, the state of Oklahoma implored a judge to deliver a record $17.2 billion verdict agai...
20:00 2019-08-01

Two brothers, hockey players, died on same day of opioid overdose. ‘It was just a horrible, horrible morning’ Becky Savage lived a nightmare impossible to imagine. Two of her sons, Nick and Jack, dead in their beds the same morning after trying oxycodone. &...
17:32 2019-06-15

Two brothers, hockey players, dead on same day of opioid overdose. ‘It was just a horrible, horrible morning.’ Becky Savage lived a nightmare impossible to imagine. Two of her sons, Nick and Jack, dead in their beds the same morning after trying oxycodone. &...
16:16 2019-06-13

Oklahoma, Johnson & Johnson face off in first opioid crisis trial Drugmaker Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma aimed at pinning the blame for the opioid ...
07:48 2019-05-28

McKinsey Advised Johnson & Johnson on Increasing Opioid Sales In a trial in Oklahoma, records showed the firm was consulted about sales at a time when abuse of pain medicine was widespread. Cases in two other st...
08:00 2019-08-01

Oklahoma and Johnson & Johnson face off in the first opioid crisis trial Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma aimed at pinning the blame for the opioid epidemic o...
09:16 2019-05-28

Study: Opioid recovery requires more treatment than alcohol recovery People addicted to drugs like oxycodone, hydrocodone and other opioids have a harder time kicking the habit than those addicted to alcohol, according...
22:48 2019-08-06

British man pleads guilty to role in violent murder of US hairdresser A British man accused of murdering a hairstylist in Chicago as part of a sexual fantasy has agreed to plead guilty and give evidence against his co-d...
07:32 2019-07-23

UK Brexit negotiator Robbins to leave role: The Sunday Times Britain's lead Brexit negotiator Olly Robbins will leave his role in government shortly after briefing the new prime minister, The Sunday Times repor...
17:16 2019-06-29

Hungarian government will play role in 5G network building: minister Hungary's government will have to play a role in building a 5G network in co-operation with service providers to ensure the infrastructure is put in ...
11:00 2019-06-18

Fitbit will play a key role in Singapore's public health program Never mind getting a fitness tracker through your insurance company -- in Singapore, the government will encourage you to get one. Fitbit has unveil...
09:32 2019-08-21

Paying tribute and strengthening the role of #WomenHumanitarians on World Humanitarian Day The work of women humanitarians makes a “huge difference” to the lives of millions of women, men and children in urgent need, the United Nations chie...
21:16 2019-08-18

UPS sued for workers’ role in $100M timber Ponzi scheme MADISON, Miss. — A UPS store in Madison, Mississippi, is being sued for its workers’ role in a Ponzi scheme that cost investors about $100 mill...
08:16 2019-05-30

How Avery Williamson’s Jets role will change with C.J. Mosley signing As the Jets get close to training camp, I am examining the roster and giving you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on th...
12:16 2019-07-10

Kenya sentences 3 for role in Garissa University terror attack A court in Nairobi has sentenced one man to life in prison and two others to 41 years for abetting the second deadliest attack in the country's histo...
19:00 2019-07-03

Trump condemns role of video games in ‘glorification of violence’ President Donald Trump condemned the role that video games in creating a culture of "the glorification of violence in our society" and said it has to...
16:48 2019-08-05

Oxlade-Chamberlain dreams of Champions League final role "Liverpool midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is dreaming of playing a part in the Champions League final after injury denied him a role 12 months ag...
09:16 2019-05-23

Walton Goggins had to overcome his greatest fear for his role in Them That Follow When Walton Goggins signed on to play Them That Follow’s Lemuel, the snake-handling pastor of a devout Pentecostal sect deep in Appalachia, you would...
16:48 2019-08-05

U.S. court convicts Israeli for role in binary options fraud A U.S. court has convicted Lee Elbaz, former CEO of Israel-based Yukom Communications, of three counts of wire fraud and one of conspiracy to commit ...
17:16 2019-08-08

Role Of Priests Different In "Western Culture", India: Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday argued there is a difference between the role of priests in "western culture" and in India, ex...
17:32 2019-06-28

Boris Johnson Denies Playing Any Role in Departure of U.K. Ambassador (LONDON) — Boris Johnson, the man likely to become U.K. prime minister within weeks, on Thursday denied playing any role in the departure of Br...
13:32 2019-07-11

HSBC axes CEO Flint after only 18 months in role to speed up growth HSBC ousted Chief Executive Officer John Flint after just 18 months in that role, in a surprise move that the lender's chairman said was necessary ...
03:16 2019-08-05

CBS, Viacom reunite with plans for bigger role in streaming TV wars CBS Corp and Viacom Inc have reached a deal to reunite media mogul Sumner Redstone's U.S. entertainment empire, betting that a larger company will ...
20:16 2019-08-13

Ex-UAW VP Norwood Jewell sentenced to 15 months for role in corruption scandal Norwood Jewell is the highest-ranking UAW official to be charged in the case involving misuse of funds meant to train Fiat Chrysler Automobiles union...
18:48 2019-08-05

Melissa McCarthy in talks for villain role in 'Little Mermaid' remake "Bridesmaids" actress Melissa McCarthy is in negotiations to play Ursula the sea witch in the live-action remake of the 1989 cartoon classic, "The Li...
14:32 2019-06-30

Believe It or Not, Christina Hendricks Played an Iconic Role in American Beauty Christina Hendricks is revealing that she had a hand in the making of the film, American Beauty. When the film comes to mind, people instantly think...
05:00 2019-08-23

Bids to destroy WTO or lower its role counter-productive: Putin Attempts to lower the role of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) or to destroy it are counter-productive, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Fr...
00:16 2019-06-28

Trump nepotism attacked after 'out-of-her-depth' Ivanka given key summit role Experts say first daughter’s presence reflects gravely on USOpinion: Laugh at Ivanka – to take her seriously is frighteningDonald Trump has been accu...
19:16 2019-07-01

U.N. Probe Calls for More Scrutiny of Prince's Possible Role in Khashoggi Murder A top U.N. investigator found “credible evidence” that warrants further investigation of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s responsibility in t...
09:16 2019-06-19

Facebook says it was 'not our role' to remove fake news during Australian election Exclusive: Facebook executive Simon Milner says company ‘only removes content that violates our community standards’Facebook has declared it is not “...
14:32 2019-07-31

Desperate Red Sox turning to Nathan Eovaldi to fill closer role The Red Sox bullpen is in desperation mode. After giving up 19 earned runs in 10 innings in two games against the Yankees, Boston is set to make a ch...
18:16 2019-07-02

Khashoggi Killing Inquiry Should Look Into Saudi Prince’s Role, U.N. Expert Says A U.N. expert said that the death was “an extrajudicial killing” by the Saudi state, and that Prince Mohammed bin Salman was at least aware of the op...
08:32 2019-06-19

Jabrill Peppers embracing role as Giants’ defensive leader Jabrill Peppers was on the practice field because Odell Beckham Jr. was not. While the young safety wore blue, the superstar wide receiver sported or...
01:32 2019-06-05

Isis wife reveals role in helping CIA hunt for Baghdadi Umm Sayyaf, sentenced to death in Iraq, tells how she exposed fugitive’s secretsThe most senior female Islamic State captive has played a central rol...
11:16 2019-05-31

DOJ Antitrust Chief Stresses Role of Competition in Digital Economy The Justice Department’s top antitrust official said he would act to protect competition in the digital marketplace, his first public remarks since n...
16:48 2019-06-11

Spain honors research of plants' role against climate change A Spanish foundation says two prominent biologists working separately on how plants can help fight climate change have won Spain's Princess of Asturi...
07:32 2019-06-05

Nigel Farage wants a role in Brexit negotiations, prepares for UK election Nigel Farage, elected as a member of the European Parliament for the Brexit Party, said he wanted his team involved in Brexit negotiations and that h...
20:48 2019-05-26

Chance the Rapper Has a Role in The Lion King Thanks to Donald Glover From Donald Glover to Beyonce, The Lion King's cast is full of celebrities. Now, fans can expect to see one more big name listed in the credits: Chan...
17:32 2019-07-10

Lou Diamond Phillips was ‘scared’ to fail in ‘La Bamba’ breakout role Lou Diamond Phillips wants to keep it real. The 57-year-old has long been drawn to playing true-life characters, whether it’s the doomed rock star Ri...
23:48 2019-08-01

Ethiopia's PM says 'people from abroad' had role in June twin attacks Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Thursday that attackers in a failed regional coup in June had been trained by people who had come from fo...
14:01 2019-08-01

Ukraine Role Focuses New Attention on Giuliani’s Foreign Work A Ukrainian-Russian developer says he hired the former New York mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani to lobby. Mr. Giuliani says he never lobbied the U.S. gover...
22:32 2019-06-30

Bed Bath and Beyond to cut 7% of corporate staff, eliminate operating chief role Bed Bath and Beyond announced on Tuesday that as part of its efforts to reduce costs, it will cut its corporate staff by 7% and eliminate the chief o...
17:16 2019-07-23

Trump administration will hire Cuccinelli for senior DHS border role The job appears to come in response to Trump’s desire for an immigration “czar,” although the former Virginia attorney general’s role is expected to ...
16:48 2019-05-21

India denies Trump 'mediator' role in Kashmir conflict Indian officials have told angry opposition lawmakers that the government had not invited Donald Trump to mediate the conflict. A day before, the US ...
20:32 2019-07-23

Huawei CEO Says Apple Is His 'Role Model' for Protecting User Data Zhengfei stressed that his company will not provide users' data to the Chinese government at any cost, the way Apple does not provide data that may c...
06:16 2019-07-08

Rwandan convicted of hiding genocide role faces sentencing BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking 20 years in prison for a Rwandan man convicted of hiding his involvement in the African country’s 1994 ge...
07:32 2019-07-01

Donald Trump wants investigation into Australia's role in 'Russian hoax' This is the first time the US president has publicly named Australia while discussing the FBI inquiry into his election campaignDonald Trump has said...
21:32 2019-05-24

Burning Planet: Fire's intriguing role throughout Earth history We view fire as a hazard, but a thought-provoking book argues it wasn’t always so – and helps us revise our thinking by looking back over geological ...
09:48 2019-05-21

Pompeo launches commission to study human rights role U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday launched a panel to re-examine the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy, drawing criticism from ...
19:00 2019-07-08

Huawei outlines investment plans in Poland depending on 5G role Huawei aims to spend 3 billion zlotys ($793 million) in Poland in the next five years, although whether the Chinese firm has a role in the 5G rollout...
09:16 2019-07-08

Met police examine Vladimir Putin's role in Salisbury attack Russian president is assessed as ‘likely’ to have approved of nerve agent attack on SkripalsScotland Yard has examined the role of the Russian presid...
09:32 2019-08-07

Hannah Baker, Is That You? See 13 Reasons Why's Katherine Langford In Her New Cursed Role Hannah Baker who? Katherine Langford is shedding her 13 Reasons Why persona with...a sword and some magic. Netflix released the first image of Langf...
10:16 2019-06-03

Brett Gardner thriving in unexpected bigger role for Yankees For a guy who didn’t know how he would fit in at the beginning of the year, Brett Gardner has certainly found his place once again with the Yankees. ...
08:48 2019-07-13

UK's May will make clear to Trump that Huawei role is under review - spokeswoman Prime Minister Theresa May will make clear to U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday that Britain is reviewing "the right policy" on Chinese company ...
07:16 2019-06-04

Trump praises Ivanka, Jared Kushner for role at G20 summit President Trump on Friday defended his daughter Ivanka’s role at the G20 summit in Japan, where she rubbed shoulders with world leaders and sat in on...
13:16 2019-07-05

Italy's Salvini calls for new ECB role to guarantee state debts Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini called on Tuesday for a new role for the European Central Bank, which should "guarantee" government debt...
08:16 2019-05-28

Six-time WRC champion Ogier to test Extreme E car in advisory role The Extreme E electric off-road series will call on Citroen driver and six-time World Rally champion Sebastien Ogier to help advise the new champions...
08:01 2019-07-19

Simpler Variable Annuities Could Play A Big Role In Retirement Planning Annuities can be complex products, but also offer retirement income security. As many Americans express a strong desire for secure retirement income,...
12:48 2019-05-21

Injured Giants CB Sam Beal running out of time to carve himself a role CINCINNATI – There is an old saying around NFL teams that you cannot make the club from the tub. The roster survival rate for players that spend more...
19:00 2019-08-22

Yankees’ Chad Green returns to familiar role and thrives Chad Green was back in his usual spot on Wednesday, pitching during the late innings of the Yankees’ 5-1 win over the Mets at Citi Field. The right-h...
04:32 2019-07-04

Jony Ive, who had key role in Apple’s iconic designs, to depart after 30 years Ive will leave later this year to form an independent design company that will count Apple as a client. He helped shape the look of Apple’s most icon...
20:16 2019-06-27

Jane Foster soars into a new superhero role in this Valkyrie #1 exclusive For four years, Jane Foster assumed the role of Thor, fighting to protect the ten realms as the god of thunder while also battling cancer in her huma...
03:01 2019-07-19

Despite unrest, Hong Kong has its role as bridge between China and world With mainland China’s economic rise, Hong Kong is no longer the undisputed center for business and finance in the region. But it still plays an indis...
00:00 2019-08-15

Brian Poole returns to Atlanta in increasingly big Jets role ATLANTA — Brian Poole has lined up opposite Matt Ryan and the Falcons offense plenty of times. But on Thursday night, the cornerback will be doing it...
02:32 2019-08-15

Trump Expected to Pick Ken Cuccinelli for Immigration Policy Role The job’s duties and title are still being decided, but Ken Cuccinelli, an immigration hard-liner, is expected to work through the Department of Home...
11:16 2019-05-21

RSS' Role In ''Nation-Building'' Part Of Maharashtra University Syllabus The history of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and its role in ''nation-building'' have been included in the syllabus of a university based in ...
01:01 2019-07-10

Actor Sunny Deol New Role As Lawmaker, After BJP Scores Landslide Win Bollywood actor Sunny Deol today became the latest member of his family to be elected to the parliament on a BJP ticket. His father Dharmendra and st...
14:48 2019-05-23

Return of the Jedi: Ewan McGregor to reprise role as Obi-Wan Kenobi The Star Wars actor will return in a Disney+ series about the Jedi master – a role he first played in The Phantom MenaceEwan McGregor’s eagerness to ...
15:32 2019-08-16

Brazil says it is target of smear campaign over role in Amazon fires Onyx Lorenzoni, the Brazilian president’s chief of staff, accused European countries of exaggerating environmental problems in Brazil in order to dis...
20:32 2019-08-22

‘What/If’ star Renée Zellweger reveals sultry inspiration for role The sound of running water comes across the telephone line while Renée Zellweger is talking about her new Netflix series “What/If,” out Friday. Is sh...
18:32 2019-05-23

Ex-governor David Paterson takes VP role at Sands casino ALBANY — Democratic former Gov. David Paterson on Monday was named vice president of Las Vegas Sands Corp., the casino company headed by Sheldon Adel...
16:32 2019-07-15

Trump rips Scaramucci as ‘incapable,’ mocks his new role as TV pundit President Trump lashed out at Anthony Scaramucci in a series of tweets, claiming his “incapable” former White House communications direct...
12:16 2019-08-11

Indian election reveals role of money, questionable morality India's recent national election delivered a historic victory to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party, but also exposed the influen...
22:48 2019-06-15

Jaleel White to Reprise His Role as Steve Urkel in New Series As favorites like Full House and DuckTales have been resurrected from the grave, black audiences have waited impatiently to revisit some of our most ...
18:16 2019-06-27

Italy's Salvini seizes on election win to demand new ECB debt role Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini called on Tuesday for a new role for the European Central Bank, which should "guarantee" government debt...
10:48 2019-05-28

Virtual reality: how women are taking a leading role in the sector Despite a well-documented gender imbalance within the tech industry, a recent survey suggests that when it comes to VR, women are starting to take up...
17:16 2019-05-28

Aston Martin role in new James Bond film confirmed News 6 Jun, 2019 Amateur footage of a classic Aston Martin V8 Vantage has appeared on social media, confirming the car’s appearance in ...
14:16 2019-06-06

I Love When A Book Feels Like A Good Role-Playing Game Role-playing games are one of my favorite genres. They’re also the genre I came latest to. I didn’t play video games for most of my teenage years, th...
15:00 2019-08-06

On Politics: Acosta Defends His Role in Epstein Plea Deal Alexander Acosta, the labor secretary, said he had faced a tough decision in 2008, when he oversaw Jeffrey Epstein’s prosecution and approved a lenie...
00:48 2019-07-11

Fifa Secretary General Samoura in line for Africa role Fifa and Caf are considering appointing Fifa General Secretary Fatma Samoura as a 'High Commissioner for Africa' in light of recent governance issues...
20:48 2019-06-19

Gianfranco Zola turns down new role at Chelsea and targets job as manager • Chelsea legend to leave this weekend when contract expires• Zola rejects ambassadorial position and wants ‘to take next step’Gianfranco Zola will l...
15:32 2019-06-27

Germany: Merkel thanks Hungary for its role in fall of Berlin Wall Ahead of her trip to Hungary, German Chancellor Angela Merkel thanked the eastern European nation for opening its border to East Germans three decade...
12:48 2019-08-17

'Lady and the Tramp' remake casts shelter dog in lead role An Arizona shelter dog will make its debut on the big screen as the lead role in Disney's live-action remake of the popular 1955 animated movie, "Lad...
06:16 2019-08-21

Europa League: Role reversal leaves Eintracht Frankfurt down but not out Colorful, fanatic support and unlikely underdog victories carried Eintracht Frankfurt to the Europa League semifinals last year. But in the final qua...
16:16 2019-08-23

Prasad Reveals Why Rhodes Was Overlooked For Fielding Coach Role MSK Prasad-led selection committee short-listed candidates for various coaching positions with Vikram Rathour, Bharat Arun and R Sridhar on priority ...
17:32 2019-08-22

Geraint Thomas unfazed by co-leadership role as Tour de France starts "Geraint Thomas has told Eurosport that the decision to hand Egan Bernal joint leadership of Team Ineos alongside him at the Tour de France works in ...
13:16 2019-07-06

Anne Hathaway Recalls Subtly Being Told to Lose Weight For a Role When She Was Just 16 Back in 1999, a young--and eager--Anne Hathaway landed her first gig on the short-lived drama series, Get Real. (The Princess Diaries came soon after...
13:00 2019-08-13

Sarah Huckabee Sanders leaving role as Trump’s press secretary Trump said on Twitter Thursday afternoon that Huckabee Sanders is leaving the White House at the end of the month and "going home to the Great State ...
02:32 2019-06-14

The Controversial Role of La Malinche in the Fall of the Aztec Empire: Traitor or Hero? La Malinche (meaning ‘the captain’s woman’), also known as ‘Malinalli’, ‘Malintzin’ or ‘Doña Marina’, is an important figure in the history of Mexico...
18:32 2019-07-24

L Brands Board Opens Probe of Jeffrey Epstein's Role at Company L Brands Inc. said its board of directors has hired an outside law firm to conduct a review of financier Jeffrey Epstein’s role at the retail company...
19:32 2019-07-24

From Cyberpunk 2077 to The Outer Worlds: are role-playing games getting too predictable? Two forthcoming games are generating a lot of buzz – but they also suggest the genre is in need of a shakeupIt might be set in space rather than on a...
08:16 2019-08-20

Frank Lampard keen to talk to Chelsea over vacant manager role • Lampard would welcome former club making formal approach• Derby ‘want to retain his services long term’, says Mel MorrisFrank Lampard would welcome...
15:32 2019-06-17

'Walking Dead' actress Christian Serratos in talks for 'Selena' role Christian Serratos, who plays Rosita on "The Walking Dead," is in talks to portray Selena Quintanilla in Netflix's upcoming series about the slain Te...
22:48 2019-08-21

Watch: 'Antlers' trailer reveals Keri Russell's first role after 'The Americans' Keri Russell stars in "Antlers," a new thriller from "Hostiles" director Scott Cooper, "Channel Zero" writer Nick Antosca and producer Guillermo del ...
00:00 2019-08-21

Ahmed ‘Kouka’ Hassan: ‘Salah is a brother. He is a role model for me and all Egyptians’ After missing out on last year’s World Cup the Egypt striker Ahmed ‘Kouka’ Hassan is looking forward to lining up alongside Mohamed Salah on home tur...
17:16 2019-06-15

UN expert eyes probe of Saudi prince role in Khashoggi death GENEVA (AP) — An independent U.N. human rights expert investigating the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is recommending an investigation ...
07:32 2019-06-19

Swiss bank UBS loses bond role in China after economist's pig comment One of China's biggest state-run infrastructure companies has decided to exclude UBS from a bond deal. A senior economist at the Swiss bank sparked a...
11:16 2019-06-17

James Marsden’s reported role as Burt Reynolds in Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood got cut Quentin Tarantino’s new love letter to Tinseltown, Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood, features many depictions of real-life movie stars like Sharon Tate...
15:32 2019-07-24

The Nissan Skyline in 2Fast 2Furious Beat a Dodge Neon SRT-4 for the Role Fast and Furious’s Brian O’Conner (Paul Walker, of course) is known for his love of Nissan Skylines. The car is basically his calling card, but it ne...
15:48 2019-07-04

Actor Bhagyashree's Husband Arrested Over Alleged Role In Gambling Racket The husband of "Maine Pyar Kiya" fame actor, Bhagyashree, has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a gambling racket in suburban Jogeshwari, ...
11:16 2019-07-03

Margaret Williams Promoted to New Role of Deputy Chief Regulatory Officer CHICAGO, April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that Margaret Williams has been promoted to the new role o...
11:48 2019-05-22

Vicki Gunvalson reassures fans about reduced 'Real Housewives' role Vicki Gunvalson said she'll remain in "the middle of the action" in "Real Housewives of Orange County" Season 14, despite her new status as "friend."...
13:32 2019-07-03

Watch: Donald Glover says he kept 'Lion King' role a secret from his son on 'Kimmel' Donald Glover appeared on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" to discuss his role as Simba in Disney's upcoming remake of "The Lion King" and the future of his music...
19:32 2019-07-10

‘Shawskank’ again denied parole for role in notorious Dannemora jail break There’s no redemption yet for the so-called “Shawskank.” A state parole board announced Thursday that it has again decided not to release Joyce...
22:16 2019-06-13

What is it like to report news from other countries? Emma Graham-Harrison tells us about her role The Guardian’s foreign affairs correspondent explains why it is so important that journalists have the freedom to do their job all over the world. Co...
13:48 2019-08-20

Spain's Podemos demands bigger government role to back Sanchez as PM Spain's far-left Podemos on Monday demanded higher profile government posts, upping the ante on the eve of Socialist Pedro Sanchez's confirmation vot...
15:48 2019-07-22

Rwandan man gets 8 years in jail for lying in asylum bid about role in 1994 genocide A Rwandan man was sentenced to more than eight years in federal prison Monday after he was convicted of deceiving immigration officials about his inv...
20:16 2019-07-03

Acosta Defends His Role in Brokering Jeffrey Epstein Plea Deal R. Alexander Acosta, the labor secretary, rebuffed calls for his resignation by Democrats, who criticized his decision as a prosecutor in 2008 to acc...
16:32 2019-07-10

Germany seeks more active role in Arctic amid climate change Germany plans to take a more active role in Arctic affairs, citing the far north’s growing ecological, political and economic significance as a resul...
07:16 2019-08-21

Here’s Exactly How Daenerys’ Visions Ultimately Played a Role in Her Fate on Game of Thrones Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones season 8. The final season of Game of Thrones saw Daenerys Targaryen transition from a ruler...
00:48 2019-05-22

Johnson promises to give 'maximum energy' to new role as British leader Boris Johnson promised fellow Conservatives on Tuesday he would put his "maximum energy" into his new role as Britain's prime minister, calling on th...
13:32 2019-07-23

Ayodhya Hearing From July 25 If Mediation Panel Rules Out Role: Top Court The mediation panel for the Ayodhya temple-mosque dispute will file a status report by next week, after which the Supreme Court will hear the case fr...
06:32 2019-07-11

#JewsAgainstICE protest Amazon's role in 'profiting off cruelty,' dozens arrested Dozens of members of Jewish community groups protesting Amazon's cloud computing contracts and other work with Immigration and Customs Enforcement we...
23:16 2019-08-12

Jared Lorenzen’s role in Giants’ famous Super Bowl play Jared Lorenzen threw just eight passes in his Giants career, but he had a role in one of the biggest plays in franchise history. Lorenzen passed away...
14:16 2019-07-04

Virginia governor's role in blackface yearbook photo unclear, school says Virginia Governor Ralph Northam's former medical school was unable to determine his role in a racist photograph that appeared on his 1984 yearbook pa...
13:16 2019-05-22

Tom Homan says he initially declined border czar role, wasn't 'structured right' Former Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Acting Director Tom Homan indicated on Saturday that Trump's announcement was "kind of premature" an...
15:48 2019-06-15

Genetics play bigger role in autism risk than environmental factors (Reuters Health) - Most of the variation in risk for autism may be explained by genetics rather than differences in environmental factors like lifest...
19:16 2019-07-23

Cycling: Thomas relaxed at sharing Tour lead role with Bernal Welshman Geraint Thomas will find himself in the unusual position of being defending champion but not even the outright leader of his team when the T...
15:16 2019-07-05

Chicago-area hospital's role in baby-cutting case questioned A local sheriff's office wants to know if a suburban Chicago hospital violated state law by not immediately reporting that a woman who claimed to be ...
08:31 2019-05-21

Tissue model reveals role of blood-brain barrier in Alzheimer’s Beta-amyloid plaques, the protein aggregates that form in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients, disrupt many brain functions and can kill neurons. They...
14:32 2019-08-12