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Purdue Pharma reaches tentative deal over opioid lawsuits

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma has reached a tentative multibillion-dollar settlement that will see the company file for bankruptcy in order to resolve lawsuits ...

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative deal over opioid lawsuits

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Purdue Pharma reaches tentative settlement in opioid lawsuits Purdue Pharma has reached a deal for up to $12 billion to settle the thousands of lawsuits it faced for the role its notorious painkiller OxyContin played in fueling the opioid epidemic. Helmed by the billionaire Sackler family, Purdue reached the ag...
04:39, 09/12/2019

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative $3B settlement in opioid lawsuits: report Purdue Pharma has reached a tentative $3 billion settlement in thousands of opioid cases brought against the pharmaceutical giant, according to media reports. The manufacturer of painkiller OxyContin reached the settlement Wednesday with the 22 state...
00:13, 09/12/2019

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative deal to settle roughly 2,000 state and local opioid cases OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma has reached a tentative agreement to settle some 2,000 opioid lawsuits filed by local governments, Native American tribes and states set to go to trial next month....
22:52, 09/11/2019

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative opioid settlement: sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP reached a tentative agreement with some plaintiffs to resolve widespread litigation over its alleged role in fueling the U.S. opioid crisis and plans to tussle with states opposing its settlement offer in bankruptcy p...
21:52, 09/11/2019

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative opioid settlement with some: sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP reached a tentative agreement with some plaintiffs to resolve litigation over its alleged role in fueling the U.S. opioid crisis and plans to tussle with states opposing the settlement offer in bankruptcy proceedings ...
05:26, 09/12/2019

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma reaches tentative opioid crisis settlement Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said the agreement included more money from the Sackler family, which had become a sticking point during the recent talks....
23:26, 09/11/2019

OxyContin Producer Purdue Pharma Reaches Tentative Opioid-Crisis Settlement (HARTFORD, Conn.) — Nearly half the states and some 2,000 local governments have agreed to a tentative settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over the toll of the nation’s opioid crisis. Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said ...
07:39, 09/12/2019

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative settlement in opioid lawsuit, but some states aren't on board OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, reached a tentative deal Wednesday with dozens of states and thousands of local governments over its role in exacerbating the nation's opioid crisis....
00:39, 09/12/2019

Purdue Pharma looking for 'resolution' to 2,000 opioid lawsuits In the wake of a landmark opioid ruling this week, the owners of Purdue Pharma are seriously considering a mega-settlement that would pay between $10 billion and $12 billion and bankrupt the company....
17:00, 08/28/2019

Opioid Ghouls at Purdue Pharma Reach Tentative Settlement Worth Billions Purdue Pharma, the Oxycontin manufacturer that largely fueled the opioid crisis, reached a tentative settlement with attorneys representing municipalities, states, and tribes across the country, according to reports from the Washington Post and New Y...
23:52, 09/11/2019

Purdue Pharma Hit With Fresh Round of Opioid Lawsuits Six more states launched legal actions this week against Purdue Pharma alleging the company misled the public and medical communities about the addictive risks of its OxyContin prescription painkiller....
22:26, 05/16/2019

Purdue Pharma Faces Internal Challenges on Top of Opioid Lawsuits OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is struggling with slumping sales, a shrinking workforce and restructuring problems as it battles lawsuits related to the opioid crisis, according to people familiar with the company....
12:39, 06/30/2019

Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy in face of 2,000 opioid lawsuits Purdue Pharma, the embattled US drugmaker accused of helping to fuel the opioid drug crisis, has filed for bankruptcy in the face of more than 2,000 lawsuits across the country....
11:39, 09/16/2019

Purdue Pharma offers $12 billion to settle opioid lawsuits: report Purdue Pharma and its owners the Sackler family are offering to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits against the company for $12 billion, NBC News reports, citing two people familiar with the negotiations. The lawsuits allege the company, which manufactur...
00:39, 08/28/2019

US Firm Purdue Pharma Files For Bankruptcy To Settle Opioid Lawsuits Purdue Pharma has filed for bankruptcy in a settlement agreement that it hopes will provide more than $10 billion to address the opioid crisis, the company said in a statement on Sunday....
18:26, 09/16/2019

UPDATE 4-Purdue Pharma in discussion on $10 bln-$12 bln offer to settle opioid lawsuits -sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and its owners, the Sackler family, are in discussion to settle more than 2,000 opioid lawsuits against the company for $10 billion to $12 billion, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
01:01, 08/28/2019

5 states file new lawsuits against OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma amid opioid epidemic Five state attorneys general have announced new lawsuits against the maker of OxyContin as they seek to hold the drug industry responsible for an opioid crisis....
18:52, 05/16/2019

Purdue Pharma in discussion on $10 billion-$12 billion offer to settle opioid lawsuits: sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and its owners, the Sackler family, are in discussion to settle more than 2,000 opioid lawsuits against the company for $10 billion to $12 billion, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
04:13, 08/28/2019

Harvey Weinstein reaches tentative deal to resolve lawsuits, compensate victims: reports More than 15 lawsuits have been filed accusing Harvey Weinstein or the company of misconduct. The settlement would cover many of them, including a class action by alleged victims and a suit by the New York attorney general....
11:39, 05/24/2019

Purdue Pharma Warns That Sackler Family May Walk From Opioid Deal The company said the cost of fighting lawsuits brought by states could jeopardize its owners’ ability to contribute $3 billion to a national opioids settlement....
03:52, 09/20/2019

Harvey Weinstein 'reaches tentative £35m deal to settle sexual misconduct lawsuits' Harvey Weinstein and his former studio board members have reportedly reached a tentative $44 million (£35 million) deal to settle lawsuits by women who accused him of sexual misconduct....
07:52, 05/24/2019

Purdue Pharma: Oxycontin maker faces lawsuits from nearly every US state California, Maine and Hawaii join at least 45 states accusing company of putting ‘profits over people’ amid opioids crisisThe states of California, Maine and Hawaii on Monday joined dozens of others in suing the pharmaceutical giant Purdue over the r...
09:52, 06/04/2019

5 more states sue Purdue Pharma over U.S. opioid crisis The attorneys general in five states are suing the maker of the popular opioid OxyContin, saying marketing of the drug has fueled America's addiction crisis....
00:52, 05/17/2019

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. Wisconsin also sued Purdue’s former president Richard SacklerFive more US states sued painkiller maker Purdue Pharma on Thursday, alleging misconduct in the marketin...
17:52, 05/16/2019

Purdue Pharma says settlement talks in opioid cases not over OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and lawyers representing local governments both said they're interested in continuing negotiations to settle lawsuits over the toll of the opioid crisis....
02:39, 09/10/2019

Five state attorneys general sue Purdue Pharma over opioid crisis The attorneys general for West Virginia, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, and Wisconsin announced Thursday that they are suing Purdue Pharma and former director Dr. Richard Sackler for their role in the opioid crisis, saying that they marketed drugs illegally...
17:39, 05/16/2019

Purdue Pharma Tentatively Settles Thousands of Opioid Cases The company and its owners, members of the Sackler family, have tentatively reached the first comprehensive settlement in thousands of cases nationwide....
23:26, 09/11/2019

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

Purdue Pharma in Talks to Resolve Opioid Cases Through Bankruptcy OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, are in talks with state and local governments to resolve more than 2,000 opioid cases in a deal valued at between $10 billion and $12 billion....
10:39, 08/28/2019

Report: Purdue Pharma Offered $10 to $12 Billion for Opioid Crisis Settlement Purdue Pharma, the company that makes the painkiller OxyContin, is offering to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits over its role fueling the opioid crisis for $10 billion to $12 billion, NBC News reported on Tuesday....
01:00, 08/29/2019

Purdue Pharma seeks to halt opioid suits against company, Sacklers OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP on Wednesday asked a U.S. bankruptcy judge to halt for roughly nine months more than 2,600 lawsuits alleging the company and its controlling Sackler family helped fuel the U.S. opioid crisis, according to court docume...
04:00, 09/19/2019

Talks with Purdue Pharma and Sackler family over opioid payout break down State attorneys general expect company to file for bankruptcy‘It seems there will be little money for plaintiffs,’ expert warnsState and local governments across the US have sought billions of dollars from the prescription painkiller company Purdue P...
23:39, 09/08/2019

Purdue Pharma accused of 'corrupting' WHO to boost global opioid sales ‘Unscrupulous’ manufacturer replicated false marketing claims to change WHO guidelines, report by members of Congress allegesPurdue Pharma, the drug manufacturer that kickstarted the US opioid epidemic, corruptly influenced the World Health Organizat...
17:52, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 2-Five more U.S. states sue OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over opioid epidemic Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, escalating the wave of litigation over a nationwide abuse epidemic....
19:39, 05/16/2019

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma reportedly offering opioid settlement up to $12B OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is reportedly offering a settlement worth up to $12 billion to resolve claims over its role in the opioid crisis.       ...
05:52, 08/28/2019

Purdue Pharma in discussion to offer up to $12B to settle opioid claims: Sources Purdue is among several drugmakers and distributors that are facing lawsuits, seeking to hold them responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid addiction crisis, which has claimed thousands of lives....
22:13, 08/27/2019

Purdue Pharma agrees $12bn settlement on opioid addiction cases A drugs firm accused of contributing to an opioid addiction crisis in the US has reached a preliminary agreement to settle lawsuits brought against it....
17:00, 09/12/2019

Opioid-maker Purdue Pharma is allowed bonus payout in bankruptcy case The judge overseeing the bankruptcy case for opioid-maker Purdue Pharma issued an interim order late Wednesday allowing the company and its subsidiaries to continue paying its employees, former employees and retirees....
20:40, 09/20/2019

Purdue Pharma reportedly in talks with DOJ to settle criminal, civil opioid probes OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is in talks with the Justice Department to resolve criminal and civil probes into its role in the opioid crisis, The Wall Street Journal reports....
05:39, 09/07/2019

UPDATE 2-Purdue Pharma in discussion on $10 bln-$12 bln offer to settle opioid claims -sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, is in discussion to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits against the company for $10 billion to $12 billion, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
22:13, 08/27/2019

Virginia sues Sackler family, owners of Purdue Pharma, over opioid crisis Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced Wednesday the state is suing owners of Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, for their role in the nationwide opioids crisis....
23:26, 09/11/2019

Purdue Pharma and Sacklers offer up to $12bn to settle opioid claims, report says Maker of Oxycontin accused of fueling US opioid epidemicHundreds of cities and counties have sued drug company Purdue Pharma and members of the multi-billionaire Sackler family, who own the company that makes the prescription painkiller OxyContin, ha...
02:39, 08/28/2019

Opioid maker Mallinckrodt reaches tentative settlement in Ohio cases set for trial next month Opioid maker Mallinckrodt's stock jumped by more than 15% on Friday after hitting an all-time low the day before and reaching tentative settlements in two opioid lawsuits set for trial next month....
05:39, 09/07/2019

Opioid maker Mallinckrodt reaches tentative settlement on Ohio cases set for trial next month Opioid maker Mallinckrodt's stock jumped by more than 11% on Friday after hitting an all-time low the day before and reaching tentative settlements on two opioid lawsuits set for trial next month....
20:13, 09/06/2019

Opioid sales fuel Purdue Pharma settlement as critics scream ‘blood money’ The tentative multibillion-dollar settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma would raise money to help clean up the opioid mess by ... selling more OxyContin....
07:14, 09/18/2019

Exclusive: Purdue Pharma nears partial opioid settlement, bankruptcy filing - sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP is nearing a partial agreement to resolve widespread litigation over its alleged role in fueling the U.S. opioid crisis and plans to tussle with states opposing its settlement offer in bankruptcy proceedings starting ...
20:39, 09/11/2019

JPMorgan Chase cuts ties with Purdue Pharma over alleged role in opioid crisis Move makes the bank the most high-profile corporation to have distanced itself from the OxyContin maker and Sackler familyBanking giant JPMorgan Chase has cut ties with Purdue Pharma over the OxyContin maker’s alleged role in the US opioids crisis, f...
22:13, 05/23/2019

Met museum nixes donations from Purdue Pharma's Sackler family amid opioid uproar The Metropolitan Museum of Art said Wednesday it will stop accepting donations from members of the Sackler family who are still linked to Purdue Pharma, the drugmaker accused of igniting a deadly opioid epidemic through deceptive promotion of the pre...
23:26, 05/15/2019

Purdue Pharma and state attorneys inch closer to final settlement over opioid crisis involvement Purdue Pharma, the manufacturer of OxyContin, has reportedly reached a tentative agreement with 22 state attorneys general for the first time since talks began in August to settle over 2,000 lawsuits filed against the company behind the drug that man...
21:26, 09/11/2019

Drugmaker Purdue Pharma reportedly offered $10 billion to $12 billion to settle opioid claims Reuters Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, are offering to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits for $10 billion to $12 billion, NBC News reported on Tuesday, The lawsuits accused the company of aggressively marketing prescription opioids w...
01:52, 08/28/2019

Proposed Opioid Deal With Purdue Draws Pushback A proposed deal for Purdue Pharma to resolve opioid lawsuits is facing pushback from some state attorneys general who say it doesn’t bring in enough cash to satisfy their demands....
19:52, 08/30/2019

Proposed Opioid Deal With Purdue Drawing Pushback From States A proposed deal for Purdue Pharma to resolve opioid lawsuits is facing pushback from some state attorneys general who say it doesn’t bring in enough cash to satisfy their demands....
01:26, 08/30/2019

Purdue Says Sacklers May Walk From Opioid Deal if Judge Does Not Block Cases The company said the cost of fighting lawsuits brought by states could jeopardize its owners’ ability to contribute $3 billion to a national opioids settlement....
00:52, 09/20/2019

Sacklers threaten to scrap opioid deal if they aren’t shielded from lawsuits Enlarge / PURDUE PHARMA, STAMFORD, CT, UNITED STATES - 2019/09/12: Members of P.A.I.N. (Prescription Addiction Intervention Now) and Truth Pharm staged a protest on September 12, 2019 outside Purdue Pharma headquarters in Stamford, over their recent ...
23:13, 09/20/2019

What does Purdue Pharma's bankruptcy filing actually mean? What cases is Purdue caught up in and who else is involved and what happens next? Here’s what you need to knowPurdue Pharma, the maker of the controversial prescription painkiller OxyContin, has filed for bankruptcy in federal court. The move is part...
13:26, 09/19/2019

Purdue Pharma Files for Bankruptcy Purdue Pharma, the company owned by the Sackler family at the center of the prescription opioid crisis, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, according to The New York Times. The company is the subject of more than 2,600 lawsuits at both the state and...
14:39, 09/16/2019

US briefing: Trump's UK visit, Tiananmen at 30 and Purdue lawsuits Tuesday’s top story: Thousands plan to protest president’s state visit in London on Tuesday. Plus, why Bay Area gun homicides dropped so dramaticallySubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s esse...
14:39, 06/04/2019

Purdue Pharma Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy The filing is a centerpiece of an agreement to settle thousands of cases against the company for its role in the opioids crises. But it is expected to be vigorously contested by a group of 26 states....
06:26, 09/16/2019

Factbox: What's next for OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP filed for bankruptcy protection after reaching a partial deal to resolve more than 2,600 lawsuits alleging it helped fuel the U.S. opioid crisis....
00:53, 09/17/2019

Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy. Here's what it means Purdue Pharma is framing its bankruptcy filing as an opportunity to cut red tape and provide billions in settlement cash to curb the opioid crisis.        ...
22:52, 09/16/2019

California sues OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma California on Monday became the latest state to sue the pharmaceutical company behind the painkiller OxyContin, alleging it falsely promoted the drug as not addictive even as it emerged as one of the most widely abused in the U.S....
00:00, 06/04/2019

Purdue Pharma, Maker of OxyContin, Files for Bankruptcy The filing is a centerpiece of an agreement to settle thousands of cases against the company for its role in the opioids crises. But it is expected to be vigorously contested by many states....
16:52, 09/16/2019

Five U.S. states sue Purdue Pharma over marketing, selling of opioids Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, including OxyContin, contributing to a nationwide epidemic....
17:52, 05/16/2019

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy The US company said its bankruptcy filings form part of a settlement with two dozen states worth more than $10 billion. Purdue Pharma is accused of fueling the US opioid crisis, which has killed nearly 400,000 people....
11:13, 09/16/2019

Purdue Pharma owners hid millions in Swiss banks: NY AG The family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma used Swiss bank accounts to conceal the transfer of millions of dollars from the company to themselves, New York state’s attorney general contends in court papers filed Friday. New York — askin...
11:13, 09/14/2019

How the family behind Purdue Pharma and OxyContin became nonprofit pariahs The family behind Purdue Pharma, the makers of OxyContin, has closed down all new funding of nonprofits while it deals with myriad lawsuits related to its role in the opioid crisis....
00:13, 06/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Five U.S. states sue Purdue Pharma over marketing, selling of opioids Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, including OxyContin, contributing to a nationwide epidemic....
17:52, 05/16/2019

JP Morgan cuts ties with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma Purdue, owned by the wealthy Sackler family, faces thousands of lawsuits claiming that the company marketed addictive painkillers while underplaying the risks of abuse and overdose....
02:00, 05/24/2019

At least 16 states reject settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma WASHINGTON NBC — Top legal officials in 27 states and territories and lawyers for more than 2,000 cities and counties announced Wednesday they had agreed to a tentative multi-billion-dollar settlement with Purdue Pharma, the maker of the opioid OxyCo...
02:52, 09/12/2019

Purdue OxyContin settlement would rank among largest in pharma history OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP has reached a tentative multibillion-dollar agreement with some plaintiffs aimed at settling thousands of lawsuits over its alleged role in the U.S. opioid crisis, Reuters reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar...
05:26, 09/12/2019

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy protection OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP filed for bankruptcy protection Sunday night, succumbing to pressure from more than 2,600 lawsuits alleging the company helped fuel the deadly U.S. opioid epidemic....
07:26, 09/16/2019

Purdue Pharma to file for bankruptcy ‘imminently’: state attorneys general Drug-maker Purdue Pharma is expected to file for bankruptcy protection now that settlement talks over its role in the nation’s opioid crisis have hit a brick wall, two state attorneys general said Saturday. Purdue and owners the Sackler family have o...
14:13, 09/08/2019

Factbox: Purdue OxyContin settlement would rank among largest in pharma history OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP is nearing a multibillion-dollar partial agreement aimed at settling thousands of lawsuits over its alleged role in the U.S. opioid crisis, Reuters reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
21:26, 09/11/2019

Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin, to stay in business despite bankruptcy file Purdue lawyers secured permission for the multibillion-dollar company based in Stamford, Connecticut, to maintain business as usual -- paying employees and vendors, supplying pills to distributors, and keeping current on taxes and insurance....
10:13, 09/18/2019

‘They Need to See the Families.’ Loved Ones of Overdose Victims Rally at Purdue Pharma Hearing (BOSTON) — Parents who lost children to fatal overdoses and other addiction recovery activists are rallying outside a Boston courthouse Friday as a judge hears arguments in Massachusetts’ lawsuit against Purdue Pharma over its role in the...
23:13, 08/02/2019

Purdue Pharma Responds to Wave of Opioids Litigation by Filing for Bankruptcy. What Happens Now? Purdue Pharma, a pharmaceutical company facing an onslaught of litigation for allegedly contributing to the opioid crisis, filed for bankruptcy on Sunday as part of a tentative, yet controversial settlement with state and local governments. Purdue is...
05:39, 09/17/2019

Exclusive: JPMorgan cuts ties with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma - sources JPMorgan Chase & Co has cut ties with Purdue Pharma LP over the OxyContin maker's alleged role in the U.S. opioid crisis, forcing it to find a new bank to manage cash and bill payments, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday....
03:39, 05/24/2019

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy as part of opioids settlement OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma filed for bankruptcy protection Sunday, days after reaching a tentative settlement with many state and local governments       ...
13:00, 09/16/2019

Purdue Pharma's Sackler family used hidden accounts to transfer $1B: court docs The Sackler family, which owns Purdue Pharma, used Swiss and other hidden bank accounts to transfer around $1 billion from the company to themselves, the New York attorney general’s office claimed Friday....
05:13, 09/15/2019

Purdue Pharma, maker of painkiller OxyContin, files for bankruptcy as part of settlement Purdue Pharma, the company that made billions selling the prescription painkiller OxyContin, filed for bankruptcy days after reaching a tentative settlement with many of the state and local governments suing it over the toll of opioids. The filing ...
05:13, 09/17/2019

Purdue Pharma agrees $12bn settlement in opioids case, plaintiffs' lawyers say Offer by company and Sackler family valued at up to $12bnCompany to fight opponents of deal in bankruptcy proceedingsAttorneys representing some 2,000 US local governments said on Wednesday they have agreed to a tentative settlement with prescription...
21:52, 09/11/2019

OxyContin maker agrees to tentative settlement for opioid case, attorneys say Purdue Pharma will pay up to $12 billion over time and the Sackler family will give up control of the company, sources say.       ...
00:39, 09/12/2019

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma expected to file for bankruptcy after stalled settlement talks Purdue Pharma, the maker of the painkiller OxyContin, is expected to file for bankruptcy after attempts to reach a settlement over its role in the opioid crisis came to a standstill, state attorneys general involved in the talks said Saturday....
06:39, 09/08/2019

Purdue Pharma’s bankruptcy plan includes special protection for the Sackler family fortune Purdue asked the bankruptcy judge to take the unusual step of halting more than two dozen lawsuits by state attorneys general against the Sackler family, which Forbes estimates is worth $13 billion. If the lawsuits aren't halted, the drugmaker said, ...
13:00, 09/19/2019

AP: Italian investigation alleges officials with Purdue Pharma’s foreign arm paid kickbacks to push opioids PARMA, Italy (AP) — AP: Italian investigation alleges officials with Purdue Pharma’s foreign arm paid kickbacks to push opioids....
07:00, 05/29/2019

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 caused ovarian cancer and mesothelioma....
17:52, 07/16/2019

Emails: Purdue executive cast blame on opioid victims HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A member of the family that owns Purdue Pharma cast blame on victims of the opioid epidemic in nearly 20-year-old emails that have been made public in a lawsuit brought by Connecticut’s attorney general. The lawsuit says ...
20:52, 05/07/2019

Purdue Ditched Earlier Plans for Opioid-Treatment Nonprofit The OxyContin maker nixed plans earlier this year to launch a foundation to fund opioid-addiction treatment and research as the company rethought its strategy amid hundreds of lawsuits and a possible bankruptcy filing....
06:52, 09/13/2019

Tension brews between cities, states over opioid lawsuits CLEVELAND (AP) — Tension is emerging between lawyers representing state and local governments over the path forward in a set of lawsuits seeking to hold the drug industry accountable for the toll of the nation’s opioid crisis. A federal judge i...
16:26, 06/25/2019

Purdue, Sacklers offer bankruptcy, $10-12 billion for opioid settlement: Report Enlarge / Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and its owners, the Sackler family, are facing hundreds of lawsuits across the country for the company's alleged role in the opioid epidemic. (credit: Getty | Drew Angerer) OxyContin-maker Purdue Pha...
11:52, 08/28/2019

Purdue could become a trust funded by sales of the same drug blamed for the opioid crisis Purdue Pharma could become a public trust funded by OxyContin sales as part of a massive settlement over its role in the opioid epidemic, but some prosecutors and health advocates are skeptical of the idea of relying on profits from the drug that con...
08:00, 09/04/2019

Fate of opioid lawsuits hinge on government ‘police power’ The fate of thousands of lawsuits seeking to hold drugmakers responsible for fueling the US opioid epidemic hinges in part on a thorny legal question: Can a company use a bankruptcy to stop lawsuits from cities and states?...
19:26, 06/26/2019

It Is Too Early for Pharma Investors to Cheer Opioid Verdict Hold the celebration: The opioid litigation cloud hanging over drug stocks won’t clear up soon, despite an Oklahoma judge’s ruling that Johnson & Johnson is liable for fueling the opioid crisis....
02:26, 08/27/2019

How big pharma is targeting India's booming opioid market As India loosens its stringent narcotics laws, US companies including Johnson & Johnson, Abbott Laboratories and a network affiliated with Purdue Pharma are rushing inPain, like death, is a universal phenomenon.The grimace on the woman’s face, regist...
07:52, 08/28/2019

Purdue infiltrated WHO, manipulated opioid policies to boost sales, report finds Enlarge / Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and its owners, the Sackler family, are facing hundreds of lawsuits across the country for the company's alleged role in the opioid epidemic. (credit: Getty | Drew Angerer) Infamous OxyContin-maker P...
23:13, 05/23/2019

Drugmaker Insys shares tank after saying opioid lawsuits may force it into bankruptcy Insys Therapeutics shares tanked Monday after the company said it may have to file for bankruptcy because it can't afford legal costs related to a Department of Justice investigation into the company's sales practices of one of its popular ...
22:00, 05/13/2019

Mallinckrodt to pay $24 million in cash to settle opioid lawsuits with two Ohio counties Mallinckrodt plc said on Friday it had agreed to pay $24 million in cash to two counties in Ohio, to settle lawsuits related to an ongoing multidistrict opioid litigation in the United States....
21:26, 09/06/2019

States agree to pause lawsuits against bankrupt opioid maker Insys Five states have agreed to facilitate settlement talks by dropping objections to a bid by Insys Therapeutics Inc in bankruptcy court to put on hold their lawsuits alleging the drugmaker helped fuel the opioid epidemic....
23:26, 07/02/2019

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 general, Mike Hunter laid out his indictment against one of the biggest corporations in America, he mad...
09:13, 07/24/2019

Billionaire pharma founder convicted in opioid bribery scheme The billionaire founder behind the drug company that hired a former exotic dancer to help bribe doctors was found guilty in a nationwide scheme to prescribe a dangerous opioid. John Kapoor, the founder and former CEO of Insys Therapeutics, was convic...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Ohio hospital where doctor accused of opioid murders worked settles lawsuits The Ohio hospital that employed a doctor charged with 25 counts of murder for giving often fatal doses of opioid painkillers to dozens of sick patients said on Tuesday it has settled two wrongful death lawsuits for a total of $9 million....
04:13, 08/28/2019

John Delaney wants pharma companies responsible for opioid crisis to go out of business Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney believes that pharmaceutical companies responsible for the opioid crisis should be fined out of business and plans to push for such an outcome if elected to the White House....
10:39, 07/02/2019

Big Pharma’s image sinks to new low amid opioid crisis, high drug prices Martin Shkreli, former CEO of Turing, mocks his way through a congressional hearing on drug pricing and later called lawmakers imbeciles. (credit: CPSAN) The pharmaceutical industry has outdone itself. It is now the most widely hated industry in th...
01:26, 09/05/2019

Lap dances, rap videos, deception: Pharma execs guilty of racketeering in first opioid epidemic conviction A billionaire pharmaceutical CEO faces up to 20 years in prison after being found guilty of a bribery and kickback scheme to get doctors to prescribe addictive painkillers to people who didn't need them....
22:13, 05/03/2019

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 organized a multibillion-dollar fraud to drive up sales of an opioid-addiction treatment....
17:00, 07/11/2019

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’s involvement in fueling the opioid epidemic....
03:13, 05/27/2019

CBS, Viacom Reach Tentative Deal on New Leadership CBS and Viacom reached a working agreement on the management team of a combined company, with CBS acting chief Joe Ianniello to oversee all of CBS branded assets and Viacom boss Bob Bakish to become CEO....
12:39, 08/03/2019

Oklahoma Johnson & Johnson verdict figures to impact other opioid lawsuits The ruling Monday ordering Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million to clean up Oklahoma’s opioid crisis could impact similar lawsuits seeking to hold the drug industry accountable for overdose deaths across the country....
23:00, 08/27/2019

Sackler family 'offer up to $12 billion to settle lawsuits over US opioid crisis' Campaigners battling the US opioid crisis have welcomed reports that Purdue Pharma and its billionaire owners the Sackler family are preparing to pay up to $12 billion (£9.8 bn) to settle more than 2,000 US lawsuits....
00:13, 08/29/2019

Harvey Weinstein and accusers reach tentative $44m compensation deal The agreement would resolve lawsuits and compensate the Hollywood producer’s alleged victimsHarvey Weinstein, women who accused him of sexual misconduct, his former film studio’s board members and the New York attorney general’s office have reached a...
03:26, 05/24/2019

Tentative trade deal with Japan encourages U.S. farmers, ranchers Word that the United States has reached a tentative trade deal with Japan has given American farmers and ranchers a bright spot in an otherwise dismal year....
10:52, 08/27/2019

Faurecia's tentative deal with UAW calls for major wage hikes Highlights of the Faurecia agreement include significant hourly wage hikes, a $2,500 signing bonus, retroactive pay for new wages as of June 1 and no increase in health care costs....
23:26, 06/24/2019

Harvey Weinstein and accusers reach tentative compensation deal: WSJ Harvey Weinstein, women who accused him of sexual misconduct, his former film studio's board members and the New York attorney general's office have reached a tentative $44 million deal to resolve lawsuits and compensate alleged victims of the Hollyw...
03:00, 05/24/2019

General Electric's machinists oppose tentative labor deal The machinists union said on Wednesday it opposes a tentative labor contract reached this week with General Electric Co, potentially impeding the Boston-based conglomerate's efforts to avoid labor unrest during a difficult period....
20:52, 06/26/2019

Johnson & Johnson Was Ordered to Pay $572 Million for Its Role in the Opioid Crisis. With Similar Lawsuits Across the Country, That Could Be Just the Beginning An Oklahoma judge ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million for its role in the opioid crisis in a historic ruling on Monday, marking the first time an opioid manufacturer has been deemed responsible in court and made to pay damages. It could hav...
06:39, 08/28/2019

CBS, Viacom Reach Tentative Deal on Team to Lead a Combined Company CBS and Viacom reached a working agreement on the management team of a combined company, with CBS acting chief Joe Ianniello to oversee all of CBS branded assets and Viacom boss Bob Bakish to become CEO....
22:52, 08/02/2019

CBS, Viacom Reach Tentative Deal on Team to Lead Combined Company CBS and Viacom reached a working agreement on the management team of a combined company, with CBS acting chief Joe Ianniello to oversee all of CBS branded assets and Viacom boss Bob Bakish to become CEO....
03:39, 08/03/2019

Hyundai Motor, S.Korean union reach tentative wage deal without strike Hyundai Motor and its South Korean union reached a tentative wage deal without resorting to a strike for the first time in eight years, a union spokesman said on Wednesday....
01:01, 08/28/2019

Florida bridge-collapse victims would receive up to $42M in tentative deal with bankrupt builder The bankrupt construction company that built the deadly Florida International University Bridge, leading to the deaths of six people, would pay up to $42 million to victims and their families in a tentative deal with insurers....
13:26, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Hyundai Motor, S.Korean union reach tentative wage deal without strike Hyundai Motor and its South Korean union reached a tentative wage deal without resorting to a strike for the first time in eight years, a union spokesman said on Wednesday....
01:01, 08/28/2019

OxyContin maker agrees to tentative opioids settlement but it falls short of national deal Purdue Pharma will pay up to $12 billion over time and the Sackler family will give up control of the company, sources say.       ...
12:39, 09/12/2019

Lawyer: Deal close in Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits NEW YORK (AP) — A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by scores of women. Adam Harris, a lawyer for studio co-founder B...
04:26, 05/24/2019

Harvey Weinstein Is Said to Reach $44 Million Deal to Settle Lawsuits About $30 million would be set aside for women who have accused him, employees of his former studio and creditors, according to people briefed on the matter....
04:26, 05/24/2019

The Sacklers were drug dealers who put money over morality. The Purdue deal is no different | Chris McGreal No one should be fooled by Purdue’s attempts to pretend it is putting the welfare of its victims to the foreIf only we could feel Purdue Pharma’s pain.The directors and owners of the company that did so much to create America’s opioid epidemic are pr...
05:39, 09/18/2019

The Sacklers were drug dealers – they put money above misery. The Purdue deal is no different | Chris McGreal Whether or not the deal is right for individual states, no one should be fooled by Purdue’s attempts to pretend it is putting the welfare of its victims to the foreIf only we could feel Purdue Pharma’s pain.The directors and owners of the company tha...
15:01, 09/17/2019

UK's Amryt Pharma unites lomitapide franchise with Aegerion deal Britain's Amryt Pharma has agreed to buy Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Novelion Therapeutics, in a deal that reunites the franchise for lomitapide, a treatment for patients with a rare cholesterol disorder....
08:52, 05/21/2019

Pharma firm Gilead to raise Galapagos stake in $5.1 bln deal -report Gilead Sciences Inc will increase its stake in Galapagos NV and gain rights outside Europe to the Belgian-Dutch biotech firm's treatments in development in a $5.1 billion deal, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday....
01:00, 07/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Catalyst Pharma files lawsuit against FDA approval of Jacobus Pharma's drug Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Wednesday it has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, challenging the recent approval of Jacobus Pharmaceutical Co's drug, Ruzurgi, for a rare neuromuscular disease....
17:13, 06/12/2019

Bulgaria says reaches deal with US to buy F-16 aircraft NATO member Bulgaria has reached a deal with the United States to buy eight new F-16 fighter jets for its air force at a price of $1.256 billion, it said on Wednesday....
12:52, 07/10/2019

Bulgaria says reaches deal with U.S. to buy F-16 aircraft NATO member Bulgaria has reached a deal with the United States to buy eight new F-16 fighter jets for its air force at a price of $1.256 billion, it said on Wednesday....
12:39, 07/10/2019

PG&E reaches $11B deal with California wildfire insurers The utility said in a statement the tentative agreement covers 85% of the insurance claims from fires that included the one that decimated the town of Paradise and killed 86 people....
22:13, 09/13/2019

GE Reaches Labor Deal With Union Leaders General Electric reached a tentative four-year agreement with a group of unions after a few weeks of negotiations, keeping a labor peace as the conglomerate restructures operations....
18:52, 06/25/2019

Louisiana reaches deal for new hepatitis C treatment plan BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — For years, Louisiana offered hepatitis C treatment to only the most severe cases in its Medicaid program and prisons, unable to afford broader access to high-priced medications. That will change in July, when the state rolls o...
00:52, 06/27/2019

Trump reaches ‘landmark’ immigration deal with Guatemala President Trump announced Friday that Guatemala would agree to restrict asylum applications to the US from Central America. The so-called “safe third country” agreement would require migrants, including Salvadorans and Hondurans, who cros...
00:52, 07/27/2019

Mexico Reaches Deal With Pipeline Operators on Gas Delivery Contracts Mexico’s president announced a deal to end a standoff with several natural-gas pipeline operators over contract prices, allowing them to avoid international arbitration and begin increasing gas deliveries across the country....
10:39, 08/28/2019

Legg Mason Reaches Deal With Hedge Fund Trian Legg Mason confirmed it reached an agreement with Trian Fund Management on the composition of its board, naming Nelson Peltz and Ed Garden as directors....
03:39, 05/21/2019

Mexican government reaches deal with gas pipeline firm Fermaca Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday that the government had reached a deal to resolve a dispute with Mexican energy infrastructure firm Fermaca....
15:39, 09/11/2019

US reaches deal ‘in principle’ to pull 5,400 troops from Afghanistan: report A U.S. envoy told a news channel in Afghanistan that Washington and Kabul have reached an agreement “in principle” to withdraw 5,400 troops within months of signing a peace deal with the Taliban, reports said....
18:39, 09/03/2019

Arena Football League reaches broadcast deal with ESPN PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Arena Football League has reached an agreement with ESPN to broadcast its games for the rest of the season. The remaining regular-season games will be made available on ESPN3 and the ArenaBowl will be on ESPN2. ESPN3 is availa...
20:13, 05/03/2019

U.S. Reaches Deal With Canada, Mexico to End Steel and Aluminum Tariffs The administration has reached agreements with Canada and Mexico that end U.S.-imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, President Trump said Friday, removing a major barrier to the three countries’ new trade pact....
02:52, 05/18/2019

Mexico reaches deal with firms over pipelines dispute-sources Mexico's government has reached a deal with several infrastructure companies over a dispute surrounding contracts for gas pipelines issued under the previous administration, three people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. (Reporting by Dave Gr...
15:13, 08/27/2019

Mom accused of abusing, imprisoning kids reaches plea deal LANSING, Mich. (AP) — One of two Michigan parents accused of punishing their five children with whippings and confinement in a dark, locked bedroom described by one officer as a dungeon has pleaded guilty to child abuse. The Lansing State Journal rep...
14:26, 06/19/2019

Cost-cutting MNG reaches deal to buy bankrupt Reading Eagle MNG Enterprises, after losing its $1.36 billion bid to stage a hostile takeover of Gannett, this week got a consolation prize when it reached a deal to pay $5 million to acquire the Reading Eagle out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy. According to a WARN (Wor...
06:26, 05/24/2019

Congress Reaches Deal on Long-Deferred Disaster Relief Package Lawmakers reached agreement on a long-delayed disaster relief package, overcoming President Trump’s opposition to Puerto Rico aid and setting aside his border demands....
21:00, 05/23/2019

AP source: Braves draft pick Stewart reaches deal in Japan NEW YORK (AP) — After failing to sign with Atlanta and losing a grievance against the Braves, 19-year-old right-hander Carter Stewart has agreed to a six-year contract with the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks of Japan’s Pacific League that will guarante...
04:39, 05/23/2019

Atletico Madrid reaches deal to sign Porto defender Felipe MADRID (AP) — Atletico Madrid says it has reached a deal to sign Porto defender Felipe for 20 million euros ($22.4 million). Atletico says the 30-year-old Brazilian central defender will join on a three-year contract. He will help the Spanish club fi...
23:00, 05/28/2019

Puerto Rico oversight board reaches deal over retiree pensions Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board said on Wednesday it reached a deal to restructure more than $50 billion in unfunded pension liabilities that includes cuts for some of the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth's retired government work...
06:39, 06/13/2019

Digital sports platform DAZN reaches distribution deal with Comcast Media and communications company Comcast Corp has agreed to a distribution deal with digital global sports provider DAZN Group, further blurring the line between traditional television operators and the streaming services that have disrupted them....
14:26, 09/20/2019

Ezekiel Elliott reaches six-year, $90 million deal with Cowboys to end holdout Running back Ezekiel Elliott and the Cowboys agreed to terms on a six-year, $90 million extension to end lengthy holdout, the team announced.       ...
18:26, 09/04/2019

Harvey Weinstein Reaches Deal To Settle Cases For $44 Million: Report Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, an accused in rape and sexual assault cases, has reached a provisional $44 million settlement with alleged victims and creditors, the Wall Street Journal reported......
12:26, 05/24/2019

Elon Musk Reaches Deal With the SEC Requiring Tougher Oversight of His Bad Tweets Elon Musk has reached a deal with the Securities and Exchange Commission following a dispute over his bad tweets and what he can—or more specifically, can’t—share on the platform after he was accused of violating the terms of an earlier agreement. It...
19:13, 04/28/2019

U.S. House committee reaches deal for testimony by Trump Afghan envoy U.S. President Donald Trump's top negotiator for Afghanistan will hold a briefing for the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee, the panel said on Wednesday, after the committee subpoenaed him in frustration at his refusal to meet with i...
16:26, 09/19/2019

Harvey Weinstein reaches $44M compensation deal with accusers, creditors, reports say Harvey Weinstein, the movie mogul accused of sex crimes by multiple women, has reached a tentative $44 million settlement to resolve lawsuits against him with his accusers, creditors and board members of his former film studio, according to multiple ...
11:52, 05/24/2019

Germany Reaches 100 Billion Euro Climate Plan Deal As Protests Heat Up Chancellor Angela Merkel's government reached a deal Friday on a broad climate plan for Germany, a coalition source said, as tens of thousands of protesters rallied demanding more environmental......
20:13, 09/20/2019

Reports: Harvey Weinstein reaches $44M deal to settle sexual misconduct claims Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has reached an agreement worth $44 million to settle legal claims from women who've accused him of sexual misconduct, reports said Friday....
13:13, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Digital sports platform DAZN reaches distribution deal with Comcast Media and communications company Comcast Corp has agreed to a distribution deal with digital global sports provider DAZN Group, further blurring the line between traditional television operators and the streaming services that have disrupted them....
17:39, 09/19/2019

Rep. Jerrold Nadler reaches deal to interview former White House staffer Annie Donaldson The House judiciary committee reached an agreement Monday with Annie Donaldson, the former chief of staff for former White House counsel Donald McGahn, to give testimony before the panel....
00:13, 06/25/2019

Ruling Italian coalition reaches deal over public tenders, in sign of improved relations Italy's ruling parties, the League and 5-Star Movement, reached a deal on Tuesday over an overhaul of convoluted public tender rules in a sign that the coalition government is finally overcoming weeks of infighting....
21:13, 06/04/2019

Frank Vogel reaches deal to be Lakers' new head coach, Jason Kidd joins staff In a surprising twist, Frank Vogel has reached a deal to coach the Los Angeles Lakers, with Jason Kidd joining the staff as the top assistant.        ...
02:39, 05/12/2019

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 Tucson, said that a common place people access narcotics is from surgeries. “Our typical case of s...
04:39, 08/23/2019

Tentative U.S. team for world championships The tentative U.S. team for the September 28-October 6 world athletics championships in Doha based on performances at the U.S. championships that concluded on Sunday. (WC indicates reigning world champion with a bye to the world meeting):...
15:39, 07/29/2019

Tentative list of the missing in Bahamas has 2,500 names FREEPORT, Bahamas — The Bahamas government said Wednesday there are 2,500 people on its list of those missing after Hurricane Dorian. But the names have yet to be checked against the rosters of people evacuated from the devastated islands or staying ...
23:26, 09/11/2019

A Tentative List of the Missing in the Bahamas Has 2,500 Names FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — An estimated 2,500 people are listed as missing in the Bahamas in Hurricane Dorian’s aftermath, the government said Wednesday. But it cautioned that the names had yet to be checked against the rosters of people ev...
12:39, 09/12/2019

Council of Europe and Russia reach tentative compromise Russia said it had no desire to leave the Council of Europe and was ready to pay its dues following an apparent breakthrough between Moscow and Western nations. Russia's delegation had faced sanctions over Crimea....
14:52, 05/17/2019

Tentative Federal Budget Would Raise Spending by $320 Billion Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California and Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, are close to a deal to increase spending and raise the government’s borrowing limit....
20:39, 07/22/2019

Tentative infrastructure plan gives hope to tunnel advocates NEW YORK (AP) — The combination of a friendly face on a key House committee and a tentative, large-scale infrastructure agreement between President Donald Trump and Congressional Democrats has some advocates of a delayed, $13 billion rail tunnel proj...
22:39, 05/03/2019

'Tentative date' of May 15 agreed for Mueller to testify before Congress Democratic congressman David Cicilline says on Fox News: ‘We hope that the special counsel will appear’Robert Mueller may be one step closer to being questioned in public on Capitol Hill, with a representative of the special counsel saying he has agr...
20:13, 05/05/2019

‘Tentative date’ for Mueller’s House panel testimony WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee says he’s hopeful special counsel Robert Mueller will appear before the panel, citing a “tentative date” for Mueller’s testimony. Rhode Island Rep. David C...
18:26, 05/05/2019

FCA, France reach tentative agreement on Renault merger: sources Fiat Chrysler has reached a tentative agreement with France on the terms of its proposed merger with Renault, two sources told Reuters, as the French carmaker's board met to consider the bid late on Wednesday....
22:13, 06/05/2019

Tentative List of Missing in the Bahamas After Hurricane Dorian Has 2,500 Names FREEPORT, Bahamas — An estimated 2,500 people are listed as missing in the Bahamas in Hurricane Dorian’s aftermath, the government said Wednesday. But it cautioned that the names had yet to be checked against the rosters of people evacua...
09:39, 09/12/2019

American Airlines and Qantas win tentative U.S. approval for joint venture American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd have been given the U.S. government's tentative approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in 2016....
21:13, 06/03/2019

US set to grant tentative approval to American Airlines-Qantas venture The U.S. Transportation Department is expected to provide tentative approval to a bid by American Airlines and Qantas Airways to operate a joint venture, two people briefed on the matter said on Sunday....
06:39, 06/03/2019

RPT-GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks stage tentative rebound after ECB disappointment European stocks staged a tentative recovery on Friday as a rally in media stocks and solid earnings at several U.S. companies helped investors overcome the disappointment of the European Central Bank's failure to deliver immediate policy easing....
15:52, 07/26/2019

Exclusive: U.S. set to grant tentative approval to American, Qantas venture - sources The U.S. Transportation Department is expected to provide tentative approval to a bid by American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd to operate a joint venture, two people briefed on the matter said on Sunday....
04:26, 06/03/2019

Hong Kong elite take tentative steps out of line over extradition law protest Business leaders fear their firms could be vulnerable if Carrie Lam’s stalled bill passesDays after Hong Kong’s first major protest against its stalled extradition law, a property firm decided to take a £2.5m hit and abandon an option to develop a sl...
22:39, 06/22/2019

Slovakian biotech firm signals tentative Alzheimer's drug hope An Alzheimer's vaccine developed by a privately held Slovakian biotech firm showed early signs of efficacy in a mid-stage trial, a rare step forward in the fight against the brain-wasting disease, the company said on Monday....
12:26, 09/09/2019

Part Of Kailash Mansarovar In UNESCO's Tentative List Of Heritage Sites UNESCO has included the Indian part of Kailash Mansarovar in its tentative list of world heritage sites, sources in the Culture Ministry said Sunday....
20:13, 05/19/2019

House Judiciary Committee Sets Tentative Date for Mueller to Testify [UPDATED] Update, Sunday 3:16 p.m. ET: President Donald Trump unsurprisingly has weighed in on this issue on Twitter. The most “transparent” president in the history of transparency says Special Counsel Robert Mueller should not testify before Congress....
03:00, 05/06/2019

Stop & Shop Strike Ends as Employees and Company Reach Tentative Agreement (BOSTON) — Stop & Shop supermarket workers and company officials reached a tentative contract agreement Sunday that includes wage increases for all associates and maintains health coverage, according to news releases from both parties. The comp...
18:52, 04/28/2019

GWAR settles feud with Empire Records' Ethan Embry in surprising, tentative show of mercy Late last month, we reported on a long-simmering feud between extraterrestrial rock stars GWAR and Ethan Embry, who sought revenge for the band’s World Maggot eating his character Mark during a psychedelic daydream scene in 1995's Empire Records....
20:00, 06/21/2019

Purdue bankruptcy hearing gets underway A judge heard arguments to decide whether lawsuits against members of the Sackler family that owns Purdue Pharma can go ahead with the company seeking bankruptcy protection. (Sept. 17)        ...
23:52, 09/17/2019

Where can you get the most affordable MBA? Purdue and four schools come in at under $100K When it comes to highly ranked schools where the price tag for an MBA is more affordable, only Purdue and four other schools come in under $100,000.        ...
17:39, 05/05/2019

Purdue settlement falls short for some in Ohio Ohio has been hit hard by the opioid crisis and residents in Barberton say the settlement with Purdue Pharma will do little to alleviate the opioid epidemic. (Sept. 11)        ...
13:52, 09/12/2019

Cells from Purdue super fan being used for cancer research WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Cells from Tyler Trent, the Purdue University super fan and cancer activist who died in January, are being used by cancer researchers to study the disease. The Purdue Center for Cancer Research says Tuesday it’s hono...
19:52, 05/21/2019

Purdue University Welcomes Robots on Campus Students from Purdue are still trying to find their way around campus and now they are not alone. Purdue will introduce about 30 new 2 feet tall delivery robots navigating their way around campus, as well delivering items to students and staff. To us...
05:13, 09/17/2019

Factbox: U.S. lawsuits take aim at vaping Several deaths and potentially hundreds of illnesses have been tied to e-cigarettes, which allow users to inhale nicotine vapor, often flavored, without smoking. Lawsuits have been filed against e-cigarette maker Juul and more are expected amid incre...
00:26, 09/17/2019

Starship's delivery robots now serve Purdue University Starship's delivery robots have reached their largest school campus yet. Purdue students at the university's West Lafayette campus now have the option of ordering robot-delivered food that should arrive in "minutes." As at other schools, ...
05:26, 09/10/2019

After Sacklers shift at least $1 billion around, Purdue files for bankruptcy Enlarge / Bottles of Purdue Pharma L.P. OxyContin medication sit on a pharmacy shelf in Provo, Utah, US, on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Sunday night ...
23:52, 09/16/2019

Moore leads Purdue against Nevada to open season Purdue receiver Rondale Moore and Nevada running back Toa Taua each made a big mark on his respective team as a freshman       ...
19:13, 08/29/2019

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17:26, 09/16/2019

Saab plans Air Force jet facility near Purdue campus WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Swedish manufacturer Saab says it will open an Indiana manufacturing site as part of its production of a new Air Force training jet. Company officials announced Wednesday plans to spend $37 million on the facility at Purdu...
18:13, 05/08/2019

PepsiCo Withdraws Two More Lawsuits Against Farmers The US-based firm had filed the suits against potato farmers for allegedly growing FC-5 variety of potato for which the company had claimed to have obtained Plant Variety Protection (PVP) rights....
18:00, 05/10/2019

Banish Roundup From the Farm? It’ll Take More Than Lawsuits After a blockbuster acquisition, Bayer may lose billions over claims that the No. 1 agricultural chemical is unsafe. But its market niche seems secure....
11:13, 09/20/2019

Lawsuits against renowned psychiatrist have been settled SALEM, Mass. (AP) — Several malpractice lawsuits against celebrity psychiatrist Dr. Keith Ablow alleging he engaged in sexual relationships with patients, inappropriately prescribed drugs and committed “boundary violations” have been sett...
16:26, 06/27/2019

Syngenta CFO says it faces no glyphosate lawsuits Chinese-owned agricultural chemical maker Syngenta has not been named in litigation involving weed-killer ingredient glyphosate that has hit German rival Bayer , the Swiss-based company's chief financial officer, Mark Patrick, said on Friday....
12:00, 07/19/2019

Sindelar's concussion could force Purdue to make QB change Purdue quarterback Elijah Sindelar has been diagnosed with a concussion and it is unclear if he will be cleared to play Saturday when the Boilermakers host TCU       ...
21:52, 09/09/2019

US briefing: Saudi oil attack, Purdue bankruptcy and Kavanaugh claims Monday’s top story: President says US ‘locked and loaded’ to respond to attack on Saudi oil facility. Plus, the 100 best TV shows of the 21st centurySubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s esse...
16:26, 09/16/2019

How intelligent technology revolutionized manual processes at Purdue University At the 2019 SAP SAPPHIRE NOW conference, Andrew Bean spoke with TechRepublic about how technology has made their business processes more efficient at Purdue....
10:52, 05/11/2019

A 'Straight Pride' Parade in Boston? These three men have a proposed route and a tentative date Organizers announced they plan to host a "Straight Pride Parade" in August, but its unclear if the city of Boston will allow the event.        ...
04:52, 06/05/2019

Riot Games will let new employees opt for lawsuits over arbitration Under pressure from employees, Riot Games announced tonight that it will let new employees opt to sue rather than be forced into arbitration.Read More...
09:39, 05/03/2019

House authorizes lawsuits against Barr, McGahn The House Judiciary Committee chairman says his panel will move "as quickly as possible" to seek court enforcement of a subpoena against former White House Counsel Don McGahn. (June 11)        ...
03:52, 06/12/2019

Bayer faces skyrocketing US lawsuits over glyphosate The number of plaintiffs in the US claiming they are contracting cancer after using the weedkiller Roundup has leapt to over 18,000. German company Bayer admits it's facing a "challenging environment."...
22:26, 07/30/2019

British journalists slam use of 'intimidating' lawsuits Press freedom advocates have called for more safeguards from legal attempts to silence journalists. Without them, such lawsuits will continue to pose "a threat to media freedom and public interest advocacy."...
08:39, 07/22/2019

N.Y. Child Victims Act opens up hundreds of lawsuits Hundreds of New Yorkers filed lawsuits Wednesday as a new window opened for them to file child sex abuse claims previously barred by statute of limitations....
00:52, 08/15/2019

Lawsuits stemming from gas explosions settled for $143M LAWRENCE, Mass. — A series of class action lawsuits stemming from the natural gas explosions in Massachusetts have been settled for $143 million, the utility blamed for the disaster and lawyers for the plaintiffs announced Monday. The settlement is s...
10:52, 07/30/2019

Pima County settled two separate lawsuits TUCSON – Pima County settled two separate lawsuits last week regarding school funding and South Tucson. One of the lawsuits was regarding attempts to transfer a portion of state education funding responsibility onto taxpayers and the other was ...
02:52, 07/09/2019

J&J agrees to pay about $1 bln to resolve hip implant lawsuits - Bloomberg Johnson & Johnson agreed to pay about $1 billion to resolve the bulk of lawsuits claiming the company sold defective metal-on-metal hip implants that ultimately had to be removed, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people with knowledge of the mat...
19:26, 05/07/2019

Lawsuits: Dallas man charged in killings had more victims DALLAS (AP) — Lawsuits allege a Dallas man already charged in the deaths of 12 elderly women also killed six additional elderly people, which would bring the number of his victims to 18. The six lawsuits filed Tuesday in Dallas County against The Tra...
00:52, 06/27/2019

Plan on More Pharma Megamergers Tough R&D conditions and backlash over high drug prices have put megamergers back on the agenda for biotech and pharma companies desperate for growth....
19:13, 07/06/2019

Who is next in big pharma's merger spree? Consolidation in the U.S. healthcare industry, which has already witnessed a string of multi-billion dollar deals, is expected to remain a major theme for the rest of 2019....
04:26, 08/20/2019

Trump suggests EU is out of line with lawsuits against U.S. tech firms U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday suggested the European Union was out of line bringing lawsuits against U.S. technology companies like Facebook and Google, saying legal action against those firms should be the purview of the United States....
15:39, 06/26/2019

Migrant facilities face civil lawsuits over conditions TUCSON- A new bill that would approve billions of dollars in emergency aid for migrants is on its way to President Trump’s desk. As many people on Capitol Hill work to address the humanitarian crisis, U.S. Customs and Border Protection is worki...
08:00, 07/01/2019

401(k) lawsuits are rising: Why so many workers sue their employers over savings plan Unhappiness over high fees, inappropriate investment options and other issues have led to a spike in lawsuits in recent years, according to a study.       ...
12:26, 08/27/2019

Texas set to extend limit on child sex abuse lawsuits AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue their abusers and institutions in civil court is heading to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott. The bill approved unanimously Friday by the state House comes after...
02:13, 05/25/2019

NiSource settles Massachusetts gas explosion lawsuits for $143 million Utility operator NiSource Inc on Monday said it will pay $143 million to resolve class action lawsuits brought by residents and businesses that suffered losses caused by a series of gas explosions in three Massachusetts communities last year....
18:00, 07/29/2019

Wave of child sex abuse lawsuits threatens Boy Scouts In this Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019 photo, Greg Hunt holds a school photo of himself in St. Petersburg, Fla. Attorneys for victims from around the country of alleged childhood sex abuse by Boy Scout officials say they are preparing to sue the organizati...
20:13, 08/30/2019

Hundreds filed lawsuits under Child Victims Act in New York Jeffrey Eskridge has spent 42 years dreaming of the moment he’d be able to strike back at the Roman Catholic priest who he says raped him repeatedly as a teenager. He finally got his chance Wednesday with a Child Victims Act lawsuit filed in Kings Co...
03:13, 08/16/2019

Getting money you're owed from class-action lawsuits has never been easier Class-action settlements don't usually amount to much, maybe a few bucks. But occasionally, they can be very profitable. See if you are owed any money       ...
09:13, 09/17/2019

House of pain: who are the Sacklers under fire in lawsuits over opioids? The Sackler name graced some of the world’s top museums and universities. But now key family members are being sued over the US opioid crisis – and their wealth and reputation is under threatEight members of the billionaire Sackler family who own Pur...
08:13, 07/26/2019

GM wins victory in ignition switch defect lawsuits General Motors Co persuaded the U.S. federal judge who oversees nationwide litigation over defective ignition switches to narrow claims by owners who said their vehicles lost value because of the defect, which has been linked to 124 deaths....
22:39, 08/07/2019

J&J agrees to pay about $1 billion to resolve hip implant lawsuits: Bloomberg Johnson & Johnson agreed to pay about $1 billion to resolve the bulk of lawsuits claiming the company sold defective metal-on-metal hip implants that ultimately had to be removed, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people with knowledge of the mat...
18:39, 05/07/2019

Lawsuits over who should pay buyer’s agent could upend housing market Some Realtors believe an adverse decision in the cases would produce transformative changes in home-sale transactions nationwide. Brokers say that it could create situations where first-time and other cash-short buyers might not be able to afford to ...
19:26, 05/15/2019

Lawsuits say Cento isn’t canning real San Marzano tomatoes WEST DEPTFORD, N.J. (AP) — The largest U.S. seller of San Marzano tomatoes, known to food lovers as the best tomatoes to make pasta sauce, has been hit with two federal lawsuits claiming what’s inside the can isn’t the real thing. New Jer...
02:13, 05/25/2019

2 federal lawsuits accuse police in Vermont of brutality BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s largest city is facing two federal lawsuits that accuse police officers of excessive force and brutality in separate episodes outside bars in September 2018. One lawsuit says Officer Jason Bellavance shoved a su...
22:39, 05/03/2019

Huawei drops one of its lawsuits against the US after its seized equipment was returned In 2017, U.S. authorities confiscated Huawei gear which was on its way back to China from California, in relation to whether the gear required a specific export license....
05:00, 09/10/2019

It Looks Like Uber's Sleazy Approach to Driver Lawsuits Could Be Backfiring Uber has had what can best be characterized as a shitstorm of scandals in its decade-long run, and that isn’t even including any misconduct kept out of the public eye thanks to forced arbitration. Hiding those scandals appears to be turning into a co...
02:52, 05/09/2019

Ohio hospital faces lawsuits over Legionnaires’ outbreak COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two people who say they contracted Legionnaires’ disease at newly opened Ohio hospital have sued the facility and its health system. Martin and Rebecca Brown, from Orient, sued Mount Carmel Grove City in Franklin County on...
00:52, 06/16/2019

Explainer: What are the obstacles to Bayer settling Roundup lawsuits? Bayer AG is in mediation to potentially settle thousands of U.S. lawsuits claiming that the company's Roundup weed killer causes cancer, but some legal experts said the cases raises novel questions that may prevent an easy settlement....
13:52, 08/22/2019

J&J Faces Key Test in Defense Against Talc-Safety Lawsuits Johnson & Johnson, still facing thousands of lawsuits over the safety of its signature baby powder after losing several trials, will make a high-stakes attempt to head off future losses in a courtroom battle beginning Monday....
15:13, 07/21/2019

New York expects flood of child sex abuse lawsuits The Catholic Church, the Boy Scouts, schools and hospitals are expected to be hit by hundreds of lawsuits under a new law lifting the statute of limitations on child sexual abuse cases....
21:39, 08/14/2019

MGM Resorts could pay $800M to settle lawsuits over Las Vegas shooting Casino giant MGM Resorts told federal regulators Thursday it might pay up to $800 million to settle liability lawsuits stemming from the 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas — the deadliest in modern US history. “The company believes it is reasonably poss...
17:52, 05/17/2019

Nevada football kicker Brandon Talton put on scholarship after drilling game-winning FG vs. Purdue Nevada football kicker Brandon Talton drilled a game-winning, 56-yard field goal. He was awarded the game ball and placed on scholarship afterward.       ...
03:26, 09/01/2019

Governor signs bill easing limit on sex abuse lawsuits TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has signed legislation easing restrictions on when childhood sexual abuse victims can seek damages in court. The Democratic governor signed the bill Monday. The legislation allows child victims to sue ...
18:13, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Pork producers win dismissal of price-fixing lawsuits in U.S. A federal judge on Thursday dismissed antitrust lawsuits accusing several large U.S. pork companies of conspiring to limit the supply of pork to inflate prices and their own profits at the expense of consumers and other purchasers....
23:52, 08/08/2019

Riot Games employees walk out over workplace harassment lawsuits More than 150 workers at the developer’s Los Angeles HQ join protest – the largest such walkout in video game industry historyEmployees of Riot Games, makers of popular online battle video game League of Legends, staged a mass walkout on Monday to pr...
17:00, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 1-GM wins victory in ignition switch defect lawsuits General Motors Co persuaded the U.S. federal judge who oversees nationwide litigation over defective ignition switches to narrow claims by owners who said their vehicles lost value because of the defect, which has been linked to 124 deaths....
20:13, 08/07/2019

Sri Lankan presidential hopeful Rajapaksa faces new lawsuits in U.S. court Sri Lankan torture victims have filed 10 new claims for damages in a U.S. court against wartime defense chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa, lawyers for the plaintiffs and a rights group said, possibly jeopardizing his plan to run for president....
13:52, 06/27/2019

Supreme Court Allows Lawsuits Over Apple’s Alleged iPhone App Monopoly (WASHINGTON) — A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that consumers can pursue an antitrust lawsuit that claims Apple has unfairly monopolized the market for the sale of iPhone apps. New Justice Brett Kavanaugh joined the court’s four libe...
18:52, 05/13/2019

Michael Cohen settles Stormy Daniels lawsuits from jail Michael Cohen settled two cases brought against him by porn star Stormy Daniels — all while the former fixer for President Trump serves time in a state facility, it was revealed on Thursday. Cohen made the agreement to throw out two cases that Daniel...
08:13, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump suggests EU is out of line with lawsuits against U.S. tech firms U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday suggested the European Union was out of line bringing lawsuits against U.S. technology companies like Facebook and Alphabet Inc's Google, saying legal action against those firms should be the purview of the Un...
15:39, 06/26/2019

A timeline of Antonio Brown's lawsuits and legal problems USA TODAY Sports tracks New England Patriots WR Antonio Brown's legal incidents off the field in the past year via lawsuits and public record.       ...
18:26, 09/11/2019

Getting money you're owed from class-action lawsuits has never been easier Class-action settlements don't usually amount to much, maybe a few bucks. But occasionally, they can be very profitable. See if you are owed any money       ...
18:39, 09/05/2019

Pork producers win dismissal of price-fixing lawsuits - U.S. judge A federal judge on Thursday dismissed antitrust lawsuits accusing several U.S. pork companies of conspiring to limit supply in the $20 billion-a-year market, in order to inflate prices and their own profits at the expense of consumers and other purch...
05:00, 08/09/2019

Is Juul the new big tobacco? Wave of lawsuits signal familiar problems Vapes were once seen as safe alternatives to smoking, but now the biggest US vape-maker faces similar issues to cigarette companiesSavannah West was 16 when she started “Juul-ing”, a verb often used to describe puffing an e-cigarette of any variety, ...
03:39, 09/11/2019

Hundreds of lawsuits filed on first day Child Victims Act takes effect Hundreds of lawsuits hit state courts across New York on Wednesday, the first day the new Child Victims Act was in effect — with the majority of complaints targeting the Catholic Church. The names of more than 60 alleged predator priests were made pu...
12:00, 08/15/2019

Judge in Sandy Hook conspiracy lawsuits reports threats WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut judge overseeing lawsuits by families of Sandy Hook shooting victims against conspiracy theorist Alex Jones says she has been threatened by people posting on Jones’ Infowars website. Judge Barbara Bellis wr...
01:26, 06/22/2019

Canada vows to defends its business in Cuba as U.S. opens way for lawsuits Canada vowed on Friday to defend its businesses operating in Cuba after U.S. President Donald Trump lifted a ban on American citizens filing lawsuits against investors working on the island nation....
01:26, 05/04/2019

Judge denies request to dismiss lawsuits over church attack A federal judge has rejected a defense request to claims against the U.S. Air Force stemming from a 2017 massacre at a Texas church that left more than two dozen people dead....
04:00, 05/24/2019

Google and Facebook sued by EU, Trump suggests lawsuits are out of line "She hates the United States perhaps worse than any person I've ever met," Trump said in an interview with Fox Business Network in an apparent reference to EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager....
18:26, 06/26/2019

Juul is the new big tobacco? Wave of lawsuits signal familiar problems Vapes were once seen as safe alternatives to smoking, but now the biggest US vape-maker faces similar issues to cigarette companiesSavannah West was 16 when she started “Juul-ing”, a verb often used to describe puffing an e-cigarette of any variety, ...
11:39, 09/10/2019

Who Wrote 'Stairway to Heaven'? Music Industry Braces for Lawsuits In deciding that Katy Perry’s hit “Dark Horse” copied a Christian rap song, a federal jury contributed to what music executives worry is a growing trend: infringement cases that claim some popular songs are rip-offs....
01:52, 08/05/2019

Jeffrey Epstein sex abuse accuser files first in wave of lawsuits A New York woman who said she was sexually assaulted by Jeffrey Epstein at the age of 14 sued the disgraced financier's estate and a former associate on Wednesday, in the start of an expected wave of lawsuits....
18:26, 08/14/2019

Models, Musicians Face Lawsuits Over Fyre Festival Payments Models who promoted the Fyre Festival on social media and musicians who were booked to perform at the doomed music festival have been sued by a bankruptcy trustee who is attempting to recover payments they received from William “Billy” McFarland or c...
19:52, 08/30/2019

Lawsuits: Schools knew girls were sexually assaulted, taped NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The public school district of metro Nashville, Tennessee, is accused of not protecting its students from a known sexual harassment problem that involved female students being sexually assaulted, secretly recorded and then bull...
10:52, 05/13/2019

Supreme Court gives Merck another shot to avoid Fosamax lawsuits The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave Merck & Co a new opportunity to avoid lawsuits accusing the company of failing to properly warn patients of debilitating thigh-bone fractures from taking its osteoporosis drug Fosamax, throwing out a lower court ...
23:26, 05/20/2019

Big Pharma at new low in US ratings, even worse than media, government The U.S. drug industry has sunk to a new low in the ratings of top industries and government, a sign that the public has had it with surging prices and the industry’s fumbling of the opioid epidemic....
08:52, 09/04/2019

Pharma's market: the man cleaning up Africa's meat In Namibia a country of meat-lovers, vital expertise is needed to stop livestock spreading diseasesWreathed in barbecue smoke, Vetjaera Haakuria gestures at the men butchering meat and cooking it over hot coals behind his back. “What have you learned...
06:00, 07/10/2019

Pharma company mix-up results in very hairy babies A recent outbreak of so-called “werewolf syndrome” among babies in Spain prompted an investigation by health officials who eventually discovered that a drug company was mislabeling its products. A total of 17 cases of unexpected hair grow...
03:26, 08/31/2019

Pharma ads will soon be required to include drug prices Pharmaceutical companies will soon be required to include their products’ prices in TV ads, under a new rule that the Trump administration hopes will drive down prescription-drug costs, officials said Wednesday. The Department of Health and Hum...
03:13, 05/09/2019

Top hospital urged to drop 'predatory' lawsuits over unpaid medical bills Activists rally against Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore, which has filed more than 2,400 lawsuits against patients and employeesCampaigners are calling on one of Maryland’s largest hospitals to drop more than 2,400 lawsuits against patients for u...
22:00, 07/22/2019

Malta urged to drop libel lawsuits against Daphne Caruana Galizia Council of Europe warns cases transferred to late journalist’s family jeopardise sourcesThe Council of Europe’s human rights commissioner has urged Malta to drop libel lawsuits against murdered journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, according to a letter...
22:39, 09/19/2019

Cruise line Carnival seeks dismissal of U.S. lawsuits over Cuba docks Cruise line Carnival Corp is asking a U.S. court to dismiss lawsuits that claim the company profited from confiscated Cuban property, the first such cases brought since the Trump administration made them possible this month....
01:26, 06/01/2019

New York courts brace for hundreds of lawsuits by victims of child sex abuse New York courts have assigned 45 judges to handle the expected lawsuits by hundreds of people who were sexually abused as children when a state law takes effect on Wednesday that temporarily lifts the statute of limitations on decades-old allegations...
20:01, 08/13/2019

Pepsi withdraws Indian potato farmer lawsuits after political pressure PepsiCo Inc has agreed to withdraw lawsuits against Indian potato farmers it alleged infringed a patent by cultivating a variety grown exclusively for its Lay's potato chips....
21:00, 05/02/2019

'We're in the fight of our lives': Alabama abortion bill spurs lawsuits and protests Women’s health advocates and Democratic politicians promise to fight the bill and the conservative-led effort to challenge abortion rights nationwideThe fight to prevent Alabama from implementing a near-total ban on abortion is set to rage for months...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Bitcoin traders in Israel fight bank lockouts with petition, lawsuits Israel‘s Bitcoin fans have formally lodged a petition that demands the nation’s banks disclose internal policies for dealing with proceeds of cryptocurrency trading, Globes reports. The move follows a series of lawsuits filed against financial instit...
22:00, 08/19/2019

Boy Scouts of America hit with lawsuits under Child Victims Act over secret ‘perversion files’ The Boy Scouts of America is facing a new round of allegations that it knew for years about pedophile scout leaders — but covered up the scandal with its secret “perversion files.” Lawyers across New York state filed lawsuits on Wed...
18:52, 08/14/2019

Child Victims Act lawsuits pile up as Rockefeller University Hospital settles 200-plus In the two weeks since New York reopened the legal window on child molestation cases, 570 lawsuits have been filed — but a Manhattan hospital where a serial predator practiced for decades has settled with more than 200 victims before their clai...
03:26, 09/01/2019

Victims of child sex abuse expected to launch wave of lawsuits in New York More than a thousand people are expected to file civil lawsuits in New York courts beginning on Wednesday over sexual abuse they say they suffered as children during a special one-year window for state suits over decades-old allegations....
02:26, 08/14/2019

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment lawsuits, charges from workers groups McDonald's Corp has been accused in 25 new legal actions of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
17:39, 05/21/2019

Bayer lifted by new plan to tackle glyphosate lawsuits, Elliott approval Bayer shares jumped on Thursday after it revealed plans aimed at resolving multi-billion dollar lawsuits linked to glyphosate, a move welcomed by activist shareholder Elliott, which has taken a sizeable stake in the chemicals company....
15:13, 06/27/2019

$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.        ...
14:52, 05/24/2019

Child sex abuse victims get one-year window to launch New York lawsuits Hundreds of people in New York state previously barred from filing lawsuits over alleged sexual abuse as children will go to court beginning on Wednesday after a new law temporarily lifted legal time limits....
13:13, 08/14/2019

A one-year window for child sex abuse victims to get justice opened, and the lawsuits are here Child sex abuse lawsuits are expected to be filed against the Archdiocese of New York, Jehovah's Witnesses, Rockefeller University, the Boy Scouts, Jeffrey Epstein and others on Wednesday, the first day of a one-year window intended to give victims a...
21:39, 08/14/2019

U.S. Drug distributors propose $10 billion to end state lawsuits over opioids: Bloomberg Drug wholesalers AmerisourceBergen Corp , McKesson Corp and Cardinal Health Inc have proposed a $10 billion settlement for claims that they played a part in the U.S. opioid epidemic, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with negoti...
20:13, 08/06/2019

Pork producers win dismissal of price-fixing lawsuits -U.S. court ruling A federal judge on Thursday dismissed antitrust lawsuits accusing several large U.S. pork companies of conspiring to limit the supply of pork in order to inflate prices and their own profits at the expense of consumers and other purchasers....
23:52, 08/08/2019

UPDATE 2-Pork producers win dismissal of price-fixing lawsuits -U.S. judge A federal judge on Thursday dismissed antitrust lawsuits accusing several U.S. pork companies of conspiring to limit supply in the $20 billion-a-year market, in order to inflate prices and their own profits at the expense of consumers and other purch...
02:39, 08/09/2019

Lawsuits against Times Square maniac driver held until after criminal trial A judge ruled that lawsuits against the city and maniac driver Richard Rojas — who drove a Honda Accord into a crowd of pedestrians in Times Square in 2017, killing one — will be put on hold until his criminal trial is over. Rojas was sue...
10:13, 09/21/2019

Child Victims Act takes effect with many lawsuits targeting Catholic Church Victims of child sex abuse in New York who had been waiting decades to bring their cases to court finally had their chance on Wednesday. The state’s long-awaited Child Victims Act went into effect at midnight Wednesday, prompting an immediate flood o...
15:13, 08/14/2019

$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.        ...
12:00, 05/24/2019

Tesla solar panels catch fire, and the lawsuits start flying Lawsuits about solar panel fires threaten to deepen the woes at the Tesla solar unit, which in turn would only add to the recent struggles for the automaker....
19:13, 08/29/2019

Big pharma can only see the benefit of R&D for wealthy markets | Kenan Malik There is too little incentive for pharmaceutical companies to work on treatments for diseases of low-income countriesAt the end of April, health workers in Malawi, Ghana and Kenya began rolling out the first and so far only vaccine proved to protect ...
07:26, 05/05/2019

Eton Pharma's conjunctivitis treatment fails to win FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve Eton Pharmaceuticals Inc's treatment for conjunctivitis, the drug developer said on Friday....
23:52, 07/12/2019

From prison, 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli sues ex-colleagues for $30 mln Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur serving a seven-year prison term for fraud, on Friday sued three former colleagues at Retrophin Inc for more than $30 million, saying they illegally ousted him from that company in 2014....
00:39, 06/01/2019

GW Pharma cannabis drug wins European panel OK GW Pharmaceuticals' marijuana-based treatment Epidiolex has won a positive recommendation for marketing approval from a European Medicines Agency (EMA) panel on Friday for use as an additional treatment for two types of seizures....
15:52, 07/26/2019

Walmart teams up with Big Pharma to track drugs on the blockchain Global retail Goliath Walmart has joined a consortium that’s attempting to build a blockchain for tracking pharmaceutical supply chains. A spokesperson representing the firm confirmed to CoinDesk that Walmart has joined MediLedger, but they did not p...
20:00, 06/03/2019

The subtle art of really big data: Recursion Pharma maps the body With a technique called cell painting, Recursion Pharmaceuticals is creating a really big picture of morphology of cells in the body. But that's just the beginning; the really hard part is knowing how to ask questions of the images with machine learn...
20:39, 07/25/2019

Big Pharma nixes new drugs despite impending 'antibiotic apocalypse' At a time when health officials are calling for mass demonstrations in favor of new antibiotics, drug companies have stopped making them altogether. Their sole reason, according to a new report: profit....
16:39, 09/14/2019

How Big Pharma plays games with drug patents and how to combat it Drug companies overcharge in ways that are unique to their industry. America's patent system should reward innovation, not lawyering: Our view       ...
04:00, 07/19/2019

AOC Guillotines Pharma Exec Over Insane Drug Prices C-SPAN has a reputation for being boring, but when New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is testifying, she makes it her own personal highlight reel, and her taking a Big Pharma head to task for the price of an HIV drug yesterday definitely deserves...
19:00, 05/17/2019

'Pharma Bro' Entrepreneur, In US Jail, Sues Ex-Colleagues For $30 Million Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur serving a seven-year prison term for fraud, on Friday sued three former colleagues at Retrophin Inc for more than $30 million, saying they illegally......
01:52, 06/01/2019

Riot Games staff walk out after sexism lawsuits result in forced arbitration More than 150 employees from Riot Games walked out of the League of Legends publisher's offices in Los Angeles yesterday to protest forced arbitration and sexist culture, and say they are prepared to take further action if the company does not c...
17:26, 05/07/2019

Walmart, Target, Bed Bath must face lawsuits over fake 'Egyptian' cotton -NY judge A federal judge said Walmart Inc, Target Corp and Bed Bath & Beyond Inc must face a lawsuit claiming they sold linens that were falsely labeled "100% Egyptian Cotton" or "100% Long-Staple Egyptian cotton" despite being suspicious of their origin....
01:00, 05/21/2019

Gun dealer who sold rifle to Gilroy shooter says he’s facing multiple lawsuits from victims The Nevada weapons dealer who sold the gun used in the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting claims he’s facing “in theory, a minimum of 15 lawsuits” — or possibly even more — from the victims and their families....
11:00, 08/08/2019

Timeline: R. Kelly's history of sex-abuse arrests, indictments and lawsuits over the years New charges were filed May 30, adding a new chapter to the decade-plus of allegations that the singer sexually and physically abused multiple women.        ...
01:00, 05/31/2019

House Authorizes Lawsuits to Enforce Subpoenas Against Attorney General Barr and Don McGahn The House has approved a resolution that will make it easier to file lawsuits against the Trump administration when officials defy subpoenas. The legislation passed 229-191, along party lines. It empowers Democrats to take legal action to enforce sub...
02:39, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 3-Pepsi withdraws Indian potato farmer lawsuits after political pressure PepsiCo Inc has agreed to withdraw lawsuits against Indian potato farmers it alleged infringed a patent by cultivating a variety grown exclusively for its Lay's potato chips....
20:26, 05/02/2019

Change in New York State law to usher in 'tidal wave' of child sex abuse lawsuits Thousands of child sexual abuse lawsuits are expected to flow into New York State courts in the coming weeks exposing decades-old misconduct at schools, hospitals, churches and youth clubs, according to lawyers for victims....
14:52, 08/01/2019

Harvey Weinstein 'pays millions to settle sexual misconduct civil lawsuits' Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, accused of sexual misconduct, has reportedly reached a multimillion-dollar provisional deal with alleged victims that covers all civil proceedings....
13:52, 05/24/2019

Sheriff: Fear of lawsuits is why Tennessee detective won't be fired over LGBTQ comments Knox County deputy Grayson Fritts can take a voluntary buyout, Sheriff Tom Spangler says, because Spangler fears a lawsuit from the ACLU.        ...
06:26, 06/15/2019

Puerto Rico board files flurry of lawsuits ahead of claim deadline Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board on Tuesday began filing the first round of scores of lawsuits seeking to recover money the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth paid to bondholders, businesses and others....
02:13, 05/01/2019

Amazon, Walmart, Ikea targeted in University of California light bulb lawsuits Five major retailers, including Amazon.com Inc and Walmart Inc , were sued on Tuesday by the University of California over what it called the "existential threat" when foreign manufacturers infringe schools' patents....
22:00, 07/30/2019

Big Pharma is using faux generics to keep drug prices high, critics say Enlarge / EpiPen two-pack. (credit: Getty | Joe Raedle) Brand-name drug makers are using "authorized generics" to keep drug prices high and stifle competition, according to a report by Kaiser Health News. Authorized generics are defined by the US F...
04:13, 08/09/2019

‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli files $30M fraud lawsuit from prison The fraudster says he got defrauded. “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli, who is doing time in federal prison in Pennsylvania for defrauding investors, filed a lawsuit in federal court in Manhattan on Friday claiming that three people connected w...
00:39, 06/01/2019

Ex-pharma chief charged with flooding Appalachian towns with opioids Anthony Rattini accused of ignoring evidence of opioids’ harmCharges mark shift in effort to hold drug firms to accountFederal prosecutors have charged a former president of a major pharmaceutical distributor with flooding parts of Appalachia with mi...
23:52, 07/19/2019

Blackstone acquires S.Korean pharma wholesaler Geo-Young with co's founder U.S.-based Blackstone Group said on Tuesday it had agreed to acquire South Korean wholesale drug distributor Geo-Young in a deal with the company's founder....
07:00, 04/30/2019

Buy Canfin Homes; Sell Sun Pharma, Cholamandalam: Choice Broking Share Market News: Choice Broking recommends selling Sun Pharma shares in the range of Rs 429 and up to Rs 432 for downside target of Rs 412 with stop loss at Rs 438....
08:00, 07/19/2019

| In blow to big pharma, Canada enacts drug-price crackdown The Canadian government announced final regulations that should cut billions of dollars from patented drug prices that are among the highest in the world....
17:26, 08/10/2019

From prison, 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli sues ex-colleagues for $30 million Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur serving a seven-year prison term for fraud, on Friday sued three former colleagues at Retrophin Inc for more than $30 million, saying they illegally ousted him from that company in 2014....
00:26, 06/01/2019

Federal court to hear 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's appeal Lawyers for former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli will urge a federal appeals court on Friday to overturn his criminal conviction for defrauding investors in hedge funds he founded....
14:39, 06/28/2019

Martin Shkreli sues investor over $420,000 debt that the 'Pharma Bro' owes the man's dad Martin Shkreli is waging his legal battle from a federal prison in Pennsylvania, where he is serving a seven-year fraud sentence for crimes related to hedge funds he previously ran and to a drug company he founded, Retrophin....
23:26, 09/06/2019

Conservative Groups and Big Pharma Join Forces to Fight Medicare for All The conservative movement continues to lose its mind over the prospect of single-payer healthcare, despite most of the Democratic presidential candidates signaling with a big white flag that they are never going to even try to pass it....
00:00, 06/07/2019

European panel okays GW Pharma cannabis drug for epilepsy GW Pharmaceuticals' marijuana-based treatment Epidyolex has won a positive recommendation for marketing approval from a European Medicines Agency (EMA) panel on Friday for use as an additional treatment for two types of seizures....
23:00, 07/26/2019

Court hears appeal on ‘Pharma Bro’ Shkreli’s fraud case NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court in New York City is considering whether the securities fraud conviction against the former drug company executive known as “Pharma Bro” should be thrown out. An attorney for Martin Shkreli urged the...
19:00, 06/28/2019

Fallout 76's New Project Paradise Quest Has You Do Genetic Experiments For Big Pharma Without stuff to kill, the masses in Bethesda’s online survival game Fallout 76 tend to get restless, taking aim at one another when nothing else worth their time is available. Fortunately, this week’s update has offered up a fine distraction in the ...
06:13, 05/23/2019

Trump administration wants to shame Big Pharma into lowering drug prices The Trump administration will require pharmaceutical companies to disclose drug prices, which HHS Secretary Alex Azar hopes will push companies to lower drug prices....
17:13, 05/09/2019

Big pharma pours millions into medical schools — here’s how it can impact education The opioid crisis has highlighted the power of drug manufacturers when it comes to swaying physicians' prescribing habits, but exposure to industry starts much earlier on....
05:00, 08/13/2019

Sensex Falls Over 200 Points; Auto, Pharma Stocks Down: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets started Friday's session on a lower note amid a mixed trend in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex index fell as much as 224.63 points to 39,377.00 and the NSE Nifty moved to......
07:13, 06/21/2019

Judge approves drugstore operator Brasil Pharma's bankruptcy Brazilian drugstore operator Brasil Pharma said on Tuesday a Sao Paulo court judge had approved the bankruptcy request it filed on June 6, when the company warned it could no longer obtain the resources to execute a restructuring plan....
20:00, 06/11/2019

FDA grants Jacobus Pharma approval for rare disease drug Jacobus Pharmaceutical Co Inc on Monday won U.S. approval for the first drug to treat children with Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome, a rare autoimmune disorder....
02:26, 05/07/2019

Xeris Pharma's low blood sugar treatment wins FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Xeris Pharmaceuticals Inc's glucagon therapy that aims to treat severely low sugar levels in diabetes patients, the drugmaker said on Tuesday....
02:39, 09/11/2019

Catalyst Pharma sues FDA over approval of cheaper rival drug Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc, which has come under fire for the high price tag on its rare disease drug, on Wednesday sued the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to challenge the recent approval of a lower-cost rival drug....
20:26, 06/12/2019

Sensex Rises Over 300 Points, Sun Pharma Shares Jump: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets started Monday's session on a higher note amid gains in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex index rose as much as 313.54 points to touch 37,663.87 in early trade, and the broader......
13:13, 08/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Amazon, Walmart, Ikea targeted in Univ. of California light bulb lawsuits Five major retailers, including Amazon.com Inc and Walmart Inc, were sued on Tuesday by the University of California over what it called the "existential threat" when foreign manufacturers infringe schools' patents....
22:26, 07/30/2019

Trump administration delays enforcing health care 'conscience' rule pending lawsuits The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will hold off on enforcing a "conscience" rule that would allow health care professionals to deny treatment to individuals that they felt violated their moral or religious beliefs, giving the Trump ad...
03:00, 06/30/2019

Lawsuits Claim Amazon's Alexa Voice Assistant Illegally Records Children Without Consent A pair of federal lawsuits against Amazon seeking class action status allege that the e-commerce giant’s Alexa voice assistant technology “routinely records and voiceprints millions of children without their consent or the consent of their parents,” ...
05:13, 06/13/2019

Alleged serial killer, illegal immigrant in Texas may be linked to 6 more deaths, lawsuits claim A Kenyan man living in the U.S. illegally already charged in the deaths of 12 elderly women may be behind the killings of six other elderly people, according to to a set of lawsuits filed Tuesday....
17:52, 06/27/2019

Amazon's Alexa voice assistant illegally records children without consent, lawsuits claim Amazon's Alexa devices are recording children without their consent, in violation of laws in at least eight states, according to a lawsuit filed in Seattle....
21:26, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Puerto Rico board files flurry of lawsuits ahead of claim deadline Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board on Tuesday began filing the first round of scores of lawsuits seeking to recover money the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth paid to bondholders, businesses and others....
02:39, 05/01/2019

Supreme Court ruling means Apple could face lawsuits from lots of angry customers The United States Supreme Court ruled this week that users could sue Apple for allegedly monopolizing the App Store and driving up the price of apps. This means that, if you’re so inclined, you could bring suit against Apple for overcharging you. App...
01:52, 05/14/2019

Ford Writes Off Entire $181 Million Investment in Software Company Following Class Action Lawsuits Back in 2016, Ford made two big splashes in its attempt to be more of a technology and mobility company. The automaker acquired a commuter shuttle service startup called Chariot for $65 million and took a major stake in an enterprise software company...
18:00, 07/25/2019

Ex-Fox & Friends co-host Clayton Morris leaves country amid fraud allegations, lawsuits Morris and his wife say they plan to fight lawsuits from abroad. He has moved with his family to a coastal resort town in Portugal.        ...
02:13, 07/14/2019

'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli sues Retrophin directors from prison in Pennsylvania for more than $30M Notorious 'pharma bro' Martin Shkreli, settled in to his new home in a federal prison in Pennsylvania, on Friday sued two directors and the ex-general counsel of Retrophin, accusing them of using fraud to oust him as head of the firm in 201...
21:26, 05/31/2019

Blue-blooded crabs at heart of pharma dispute on drug testing If you've received a vaccination, hip replacement or chemotherapy without suffering toxic shock, chances are you've benefited from a vast bloodletting of horseshoe crabs....
21:39, 08/01/2019

GSK pharma head flags need for speed in high-pressure drug market Doing things one at a time in drug development is not a luxury that GlaxoSmithKline can afford any longer, the head of pharmaceuticals at Britain's largest drugmaker told Reuters....
17:52, 06/17/2019

Shkreli stays in jail; Infamous ex-pharma CEO quickly loses appeal Enlarge / Martin Shkreli, former chief executive officer of Turing Pharmaceuticals AG, center, listens while his attorney Benjamin Brafman, right, speaks to members of the media outside federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York, US, on Friday...
03:26, 07/19/2019

Big Pharma won't like Trump's next move after rebate rule is abandoned, investors fear Another way President Trump could make a push to lower drug prices is with a proposal announced last year that would allow Medicare to create an "international pricing index."...
23:00, 07/11/2019

Appeals court upholds 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's fraud conviction A federal appeals court on Thursday refused to overturn the conviction of former pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli, who's serving seven years in prison for fraud....
01:00, 07/19/2019

Booker returns pharma exec’s donation he claimed didn’t exist Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Cory Booker has returned a donation he received from a pharmaceutical executive — after claiming at the first debate that his campaign rejects financial support from the industry. The $2,800 contribution was given...
22:00, 07/03/2019

Trump firms up plan to import medicines; pharma companies resist The Trump administration took a step Wednesday toward allowing importation of medicines from Canada, an action the president has advocated as a way to bring cheaper prescription drugs to Americans, but the pharmaceutical industry was quick to resist...
04:26, 08/01/2019

UPDATE 1-European panel okays GW Pharma cannabis drug for epilepsy GW Pharmaceuticals' marijuana-based treatment Epidyolex has won a positive recommendation for marketing approval from a European Medicines Agency (EMA) panel on Friday for use as an additional treatment for two types of seizures....
15:52, 07/26/2019

Trump forced pharma firms to disclose drug prices in TV ads. A judge said no The Trump administration would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertising. But a judge blocked the effort....
07:13, 07/09/2019

Pharma, not dairy, main hurdle to ratifying USMCA: U.S. farmers’ group The National Farmers Union says the new deal's extended patent protection for new pharmaceuticals must be reduced so that less expensive generic versions of new drugs can be available to consumers sooner....
01:26, 09/12/2019

UPDATE 1-'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli loses appeal of conviction, sentence A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld the conviction and seven-year prison term of Martin Shkreli, the former pharmaceutical executive known as "Pharma Bro," for defrauding investors in hedge funds he founded....
16:39, 07/18/2019

'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli's fraud conviction upheld by appeals court The three-judge panel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circut also upheld the more than $7.7 million in fines and restitution that a judge imposed on Shkreli last year....
19:13, 07/18/2019

U.S. Senators urge FTC to scrutinize multi-billion dollar pharma mergers U.S. presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar on Tuesday led a letter by U.S. senators that urged the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to closely scrutinize pharma mergers, raising concerns about the potential harm to customers....
05:39, 09/18/2019

Retrophin paid pharma bro Martin Shkreli to settle legal claims — won't say how much Martin Shkreli's lawyer told the judge in his criminal case that the "pharma bro" will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear an appeal of his fraud conviction....
17:52, 08/07/2019

Sell Aurobindo Pharma; Buy Aditya Birla Fashion: Choice Broking Share Market Tips: Choice Broking has recommended selling Aurobindo Pharma in the range of Rs 589.90 and up to Rs 593 for target price of Rs 565 with stop loss at Rs 603....
18:39, 08/22/2019

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli to stay behind bars, loses appeal of conviction A federal appeals court upheld the conviction and seven-year prison term of Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical executive known as "Pharma Bro," for defrauding investors in his hedge funds and conspiring to manipulate the stock of Retrophin Inc, a bio...
18:52, 07/18/2019

Pharma felon Martin Shkreli files fraud suit against trial witness For the second time this year, convicted fraudster Martin Shkreli has filed a jailhouse lawsuit alleging that he himself was the victim of fraud — and this time his target is one of the witnesses who testified against him in his 2017 trial. In ...
01:52, 09/07/2019

GW Pharma's epilepsy drug meets main goal in late-stage trial GW Pharmaceuticals Plc said on Monday its drug Epidiolex was successful in treating seizures in patients with a rare form of childhood epilepsy called tuberous sclerosis complex during a late-stage trial....
02:26, 05/07/2019

'I would love it back' — Wu-Tang Clan's RZA wants album he auctioned to 'pharma bro' Martin Shkreli Wu-Tang Clan's RZA said he "would love" to get back the hip-hop group's single-copy album, which was ordered forfeited to the federal government....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Big pharma is denying children like my son vital drugs. So I've set up a buyers club | Robert Long The US company Vertex has put a ludicrous price on a new cystic fibrosis drug. But we’ve found a way to bypass its greed A few weeks ago I sat in a meeting room in east London nervously waiting the arrival of two representatives from Gador, an Argent...
16:52, 06/06/2019

Pharma lobby group opposes senators' proposal to lower drug prices Representatives of PhRMA opposed a proposal from the Senate Finance Committee to lower prescription drug prices in a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday, the pharmaceutical industry lobby group said on Thursday....
18:52, 07/25/2019

Conatus Pharma to explore options as liver disease drug fails trial Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Monday it plans to explore options and implement a restructuring plan after its liver disease drug failed in a mid-stage trial....
00:13, 06/25/2019

J&J's profit spikes as pharma fuels growth, consumer and medical devices improve Johnson & Johnson's profit jumped 42% in the second quarter, with all three of the sprawling health-care company's businesses performing better than Wall Street expected....
14:26, 07/16/2019

China expands drug bulk-buy program, puts pressure on pharma firms China has expanded a pilot drug bulk-buying program to almost the entire country in an attempt to negotiate lower prices from drug manufacturers, heaping fresh pressure on multinational pharmaceutical companies and their domestic rivals....
13:52, 09/02/2019

Buy Strides Pharma Science, HDFC Bank August Futures, Says Choice Broking After a healthy correction from its all-time high, the Nifty has managed to take a support at its 100 weeks moving average which indicates a bounce back move in the Index....
02:13, 08/10/2019

Nevada awards scholarship to freshman kicker Brandon Talton after hitting game-winning 56-yard field goal in upset over Purdue @geoffschwartz / Twitter Nevada pulled off an upset win over Purdue on Friday, scoring 20 unanswered points in the second half to beat the Boilermakers. The hero of the game was freshman kicker Brandon Talton, who hit a 56-yard field goal as the clo...
21:52, 08/31/2019

Clarence Thomas rebukes Supreme Court refusal to hear case on military medical malpractice lawsuits Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas rebuked his fellow justices for declining to hear a case challenging a rule that blocks service members from suing the government for medical malpractice, known as the Feres doctrine....
00:39, 05/21/2019

Federal judge rules against Trump's mandate that pharma companies show drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday blocked the Trump administration from implementing a rule that pharmaceutical companies must display the list prices of their drugs in their TV ads....
03:52, 07/09/2019

'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli moved from prison after claim he ran drug firm with banned cellphone Notorious drug-company fraudster Martin Shkreli has been removed from a federal prison in Fort Dix, New Jersey, after claims that he was running his pharmaceuticals firm Phoenixus while locked up with the help of a contraband cellphone....
21:00, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Conatus Pharma to explore options as liver disease drug fails trial Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Monday it plans to explore options and implement a restructuring plan after its liver disease drug failed in a mid-stage trial....
23:39, 06/24/2019

CPI Once Again Reaches Out To CPI(M) For Reunification The CPI has once again reached out to the CPI(M) for a reunification of the two communist parties, hoping this time the cadre would exert pressure on its leadership to respond positively after their......
03:52, 06/14/2019

Lawsuits against the Church of Scientology are piling up, alleging a vast network of human trafficking, child abuse, and forced labor Epics/Getty Images A number of women have sued the Church of Scientology in recent months, alleging a variety of complaints including human trafficking, forced labor, and child abuse. On Thursday, a woman identified only as Jane Doe sued the church ...
20:00, 09/21/2019

Report: Michigan State Paid $1.2 Million To Settle Lawsuits Related To Keith Mumphery's Sexual Misconduct Case Michigan State University paid a combined $1.2 million to former Spartan and Houston Texans football player Keith Mumphery and a woman he allegedly sexually assaulted, known as Jane Doe, according to settlement documents from May reported on by ESPN...
02:00, 07/12/2019

Purdue's Sackler family wants global opioids settlement: Sackler lawyer Mary Jo White In rare public comments on behalf of the family that controls Purdue Pharma, lawyer Mary Jo White said why the family believed the litigation against them and their company is legally dubious, factually misleading and politically motivated....
19:39, 04/28/2019

'Pharma bro' Shkreli settles case with Retrophin weeks after suing drug firm's directors from prison Notorious "pharma bro" Martin Shkreli has reached a settlement with his former biopharmaceutical company Retrophin just weeks ago after he sued two company directors and its ex-general counsel from prison. Shkreli has dismissed his suit....
20:00, 06/20/2019

Senate wants to bring back drug proposal loved by Big Pharma in new White House-backed bill Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said he wants to include an abandoned White House proposal that would have eliminated rebates from government drug plans....
18:39, 07/25/2019

Senate panel wants to bring back drug proposal loved by Big Pharma in new White House-backed bill Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said he wants to revive an abandoned White House proposal that would have eliminated rebates from government drug plans....
15:00, 07/27/2019

Kyrgios sent packing as Rublev reaches last 16 Nick Kyrgios' eventful U.S. Open ended in the third round as Russian Andrey Rublev turned aside the fiery Australian 7-6(5) 7-6(5) 6-3 in a battle of big servers on Saturday....
19:00, 09/01/2019

Netanyahu Reaches for the Russian Vote For years, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has largely ceded efforts to woo Russian-speaking immigrants to a rival who had helped him form coalition governments. Now, he sees Russian speakers as a key to his political survival....
22:52, 08/25/2019

XFL reaches multiyear agreement with ESPN and Fox The XFL has reached multiyear agreements with ESPN and Fox Sports to broadcast its games beginning in 2020. The league also announced Monday that its season will start Feb. 8, the weekend after the NFL season ends with the Super Bowl. This is the sec...
16:13, 05/06/2019

WSJ: Facebook reaches $5 billion FTC settlement The inevitable has happened for Facebook. After weeks of reports that the company was working to settle with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over its privacy practices, the two parties have finally come to an agreement. The Wall Street Journal rep...
22:52, 07/12/2019

Mirror-owner reaches for the i's publisher The owner of the Daily Mirror and Daily Express has waded into the auction of the i and hundreds of regional titles in an effort to create a British newspaper powerhouse....
22:26, 07/17/2019

OPEC Reaches Consensus on Oil Output-Cut Pact OPEC reached a consensus to roll over its production cuts and extend them into the first quarter of 2020, but the new pact comes at the expense of geopolitical fractures that are deepening between members of the group....
18:13, 07/01/2019

No pain, no gain for Kvitova as she reaches round three Petra Kvitova's decision to give her shoes an almighty whack with her racket turned out to be a masterstroke as the Czech's legs finally started to move more freely, and she eked out a 7-5 6-2 win over Kristina Mladenovic at Wimbledon on Thursday....
18:13, 07/04/2019

The Latest: Djokovic reaches quarterfinals at Wimbledon Four-time champion Novak Djokovic is into the Wimbledon quarterfinals again after beating Ugo Humbert in straight sets       ...
19:52, 07/08/2019

VIX Futures Open Interest Reaches New High CHICAGO, IL -- January 11, 2013 -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) announced that open interest in futures on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® Index) reached a new all-time high of 438,038 contracts this morning. This morning's high surpassed t...
10:52, 05/02/2019

NBN Co reaches its 2019 rollout and activation targets… just After a shaky start, the rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN) has been staying largely on track of late, and the most recent word from NBN Co claims that it’s reached more of its targets.Specifically, NBN Co forecast that the number...
04:13, 07/04/2019

The Latest: Stephens reaches 2nd round at Wimbledon Sloane Stephens avoided another first-round exit at Wimbledon, beating former quarterfinalist Timea Bacsinszky 6-2, 6-4 for her first victory at the All England Club since 2016       ...
16:26, 07/02/2019

Djokovic reaches Madrid Open quarterfinals MADRID (AP) — Novak Djokovic eased into the Madrid Open quarterfinals by beating Jeremy Chardy 6-1, 7-6 (2) on Thursday. Djokovic dominated the first set and won the final four points of the tiebreaker in the Magic Box. He racked up a 13th consecutiv...
16:39, 05/09/2019

Kerber reaches semi-final in Mallorca Reigning Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber continued her build-up to the grasscourt Grand Slam as she beat sixth seed Caroline Garcia 6-3 7-6(5) to reach the semi-finals of the Mallorca Open on Friday....
10:26, 06/22/2019

The Latest: Jury reaches verdict for Minneapolis cop The Latest on the trial of a Minneapolis police officer charged with murder and manslaughter in the 2017 shooting of an unarmed woman (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Jurors have reached a verdict in the trial of a Minnesota police officer in the death o...
00:52, 05/01/2019

Nasty political drama reaches third act in Washington The financial markets are nervous about lots of things right now — trade wars, the condition of the economy, what the Federal Reserve is thinking. And the biggest of all should be the sour relations between the two political parties in Washington. I’...
07:26, 06/11/2019

Pakistan's currency reaches all-time low against US dollar Pakistan's currency has reached a new all-time low against the dollar after the government last week reached a preliminary agreement with the IMF for $6 billion bailout....
13:26, 05/16/2019

Measles count reaches 27-year high The number of confirmed measles cases across the United States has reached a new high of 971, the worst outbreak since the virus was declared eliminated from the country in 2000....
00:26, 05/31/2019

Pakistan’s currency reaches all-time low against US dollar ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s currency has reached a new all-time low against the dollar after the government last week reached a preliminary agreement with the IMF for $6 billion bailout. The Pakistani rupee dropped to 147 rupees to the dollar o...
14:13, 05/16/2019

Big-serving Isner reaches Montreal second round American John Isner fired down 26 aces to help secure a 6-3 3-6 7-6(6) win over Australian Jordan Thompson on Tuesday and reach the second round of the Rogers Cup in Montreal....
02:13, 08/07/2019

South Korea reaches one million 5G users South Korea already has one million 5G subscribers, reaching the milestone in just 69 days – outpacing the adoption of 4G.The desire within South Korea, one of the world’s most advanced mobile nations, to be a leader in 5G was so great ...
15:26, 06/13/2019

FirstGroup reaches end of the line of Greyhound bus ride Dallas-based Greyhound was put up for sale by Britain's FirstGroup on Thursday as the North American bus line battles to compete with growing pressure from low cost airlines....
17:52, 05/30/2019

The Latest: Nishikori reaches 4th round after 4½ hours PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 5:30 p.m. Kei Nishikori needed nearly 4½ hours to beat Laslo Djere 6-4, 6-7 (8), 6-3, 4-6, 8-6 and reach the fourth round of the French Open Also, 2016 champion Garbiñe Muguruza improv...
18:13, 05/31/2019

Flu outbreak among asylum seekers reaches San Diego SAN DIEGO (AP) — Sixteen asylum seekers who have exhibited flu-like symptoms after being flown to San Diego from South Texas are being quarantined. San Diego County authorities said Friday that the asylum seekers and their families are staying in mot...
22:26, 05/24/2019

Centre Reaches Out To Congress For Cooperation In Parliament The government reached out to the opposition Congress on Wednesday and sought the party's cooperation in the upcoming session of Parliament, starting June 17....
19:26, 06/05/2019

India’s general election reaches second-last phase Indians are voting in the next-to-last round of 6-week-long national elections, marked by a highly acrimonious campaign with Prime Minister Narendra Modi flaying the opposition Congress party rival Rahul Gandh's family for the country's ills....
20:26, 05/12/2019

Halep reaches Wimbledon final with win over Svitolina "Simona Halep barely put a foot wrong as she became the first Romanian woman to reach a Wimbledon singles final with a composed 6-1 6-3 win over Ukrainian eighth seed Elina Svitolina on Thursday."...
16:13, 07/11/2019

Pat McCormack reaches World championships final GB's Pat McCormack will contest Saturday's World championships final, while McGrail and Whittaker have to settle for bronze medals The post Pat McCormack reaches World championships final appeared first on Boxing News....
02:52, 09/21/2019

First private Japanese rocket reaches space Japan can finally include itself among the ranks of countries with successful private spaceflight outfits. Interstellar Technologies has successfully launched its MOMO-3 sounding rocket into space, with the vehicle easily crossing the Kárm&aa...
11:52, 05/05/2019

Silver: This Indicator Reaches "Record Extreme" The price of silver has been surging, and many investors are jumping on board, including Wall Street professionals. Should you follow? Take a look at this indicator......
01:26, 09/07/2019

India’s marathon election reaches next-to-last phase NEW DELHI (AP) — Indians voted Sunday in the next-to-last round of a six-week-long national election marked by a highly acrimonious campaign that has seen Prime Minister Narendra Modi blame opposition party chief Rahul Gandhi’s family for the c...
13:26, 05/12/2019

The Latest: At 17, Anisimova reaches French quarterfinals The Latest on the French Open: Amanda Anisimova is the youngest woman to reach the quarterfinals in 13 years        ...
20:26, 06/03/2019

Yankees’ destruction of Orioles reaches new level Even Donald Trump wasn’t this hard on Baltimore. The Yankees won their 15th straight game over the Orioles on Tuesday night, this time 8-3, making another mockery of Baltimore’s pitching. It’s their longest winning streak against an opponent in one s...
06:26, 08/14/2019

Voting in Indian elections reaches next-to-last phase Indians are voting in the next-to-last round of 6-week-long national elections, marked by a highly acrimonious campaign with Prime Minister Narendra Modi flaying the opposition Congress party rival Rahul Gandhi for the country’s ills...
06:26, 05/12/2019

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 caused by three devastating fires in the state....
04:39, 06/19/2019

Phoenix, under excessive heat warning, reaches 114 degrees PHOENIX (AP) — Forecasters warned that this weekend would be especially scorching in metro Phoenix and they were right. The National Weather Service reported Saturday that the high temperature in Phoenix climbed to 114 degrees (45.5 Celsius), tying t...
10:13, 08/04/2019

Serena Williams reaches Rogers Cup quarters in Toronto Serena Williams won for the second straight night at the Rogers Cup, beating Russia's Ekaterina Alexandrova 7-5, 6-4 on Thursday to reach the quarterfinals        ...
10:39, 08/09/2019

SEC reaches $60 mln settlements involving ex-American Realty executives Two former executives at American Realty Capital Properties Inc, including the onetime billionaire who built it, have reached more than $60 million in settlements with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission of charges they wrongfully extracted m...
22:26, 07/16/2019

PG&E reaches $11 billion settlement relating to wildfire claims California power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement with entities representing about 85% of insurance subrogation claims relating to 2017 and 2018 wildfires....
18:39, 09/13/2019

Reyna scores 6th goal, US reaches CONCACAF Under-17 final BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Gio Reyna scored on a free kick for his sixth goal of the tournament, and the United States beat Canada 4-0 Tuesday night to reach the final of the CONCACAF Under-17 Championship. Bryang Kayo put the U.S. ahead in the 47th minu...
04:00, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 2-PG&E reaches $11 bln settlement relating to wildfire claims California power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement with entities representing about 85% of insurance subrogation claims relating to 2017 and 2018 wildfires....
16:26, 09/13/2019

Roger Federer reaches century of career titles Roger Federer claimed the 100th title of his remarkable career with a straight sets victory over Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas to win the Dubai title Saturday for the eighth time....
19:39, 04/28/2019

Christian Eriksen’s Tottenham career reaches its D-Day before derby • If nothing happens on Saturday he will stay, says Pochettino• Manager declines to say it Eriksen will face Arsenal on SundayMauricio Pochettino says that Saturday is D-Day for Christian Eriksen’s Tottenham future. The manager is nervous that one of...
14:39, 08/31/2019

Explorer reaches deepest part of world oceans American undersea explorer Victor Vescovo has become the first person to dive to the deepest points of the earth's five oceans, and he's now back on dry land to reveal his discoveries....
13:39, 09/10/2019

Tennis: Zverev reaches fourth round after another five-set marathon It took Alexander Zverev all five sets again as he reached the fourth round of the French Open with a 6-4 6-2 4-6 1-6 6-2 victory over Serbian Dusan Lajovic on Saturday....
18:39, 06/01/2019

Virgin Galactic reaches space again - this time with a passenger The first test passenger has gone to the edge of space aboard Virgin Galactic’s Unity space plane, a key milestone in the firm’s quest to send paying customers to space...
21:26, 04/28/2019

Battle to Power Electric Vehicles Reaches Sweden Swedish upstart Northvolt is aiming to become the prime provider of batteries to Europe’s makers of electric and hybrid cars, but faces tough competition from Asian tech giants....
17:00, 09/14/2019

Ebola outbreak in Congo reaches over 2,000 confirmed cases International health officials are warning against the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history as more than 2,000 cases have been reported in eastern Congo....
18:26, 06/05/2019

Fosse/Verdon reaches its inevitable but poignant conclusion All artists incorporate their own lives into their work in some fashion, but Bob Fosse’s All That Jazz was next level. Just think of the hubris of making a movie musical about your own heart attack. At this point in Fosse/Verdon, we’ve accepted that ...
09:26, 05/29/2019

The Latest: Bautista Agut reaches Wimbledon semifinals Roberto Bautista Agut reached his first Grand Slam semifinal by beating Guido Pella 7-5, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 at Wimbledon       ...
18:26, 07/10/2019

Review: ‘Stranger Things’ Reaches 1985 and Goes to the Mall Netflix’s hit blend of sci-fi, horror and big-hair nostalgia adds John Hughes-style teenage romance and “Fast Times at Ridgemont High” to its recipe....
23:00, 07/03/2019