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

Lawyers for counties and municipalities suing drug manufacturers and distributors over their alleged roles in the U.S. opioid epidemic on Friday pitched a plan ...

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

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U.S. cities propose framework for nationwide opioid settlement talks Lawyers for counties and municipalities suing drug manufacturers and distributors over their alleged roles in the U.S. opioid epidemic on Friday pitched a novel plan that would bring all 24,500 communities nationally into their negotiations for billi...
00:39, 06/15/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. cities propose framework for nationwide opioid settlement talks Lawyers for counties and municipalities suing drug manufacturers and distributors over their alleged roles in the U.S. opioid epidemic on Friday pitched a novel plan that would bring all 24,500 communities nationally into their negotiations for billi...
21:52, 06/14/2019

U.S. judge expresses support for novel opioid settlement talks framework A federal judge on Tuesday expressed support for a novel plan by lawyers representing cities and counties suing drug companies over the U.S. opioid epidemic that would bring every community nationally into their settlement talks despite objections fr...
21:52, 08/06/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. judge expresses support for novel opioid settlement talks framework A federal judge on Tuesday expressed support for a novel plan by lawyers representing cities and counties suing drug companies over the U.S. opioid epidemic that would bring every community nationally into their settlement talks despite objections fr...
21:52, 08/06/2019

Lawyers pitch plan to include entire U.S. in opioid settlement talks Lawyers representing county and municipal governments accusing drug manufacturers and distributors of fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic proposed a novel plan on Friday that would allow every community nationally to participate in negotiating billions ...
18:00, 06/14/2019

Reckitt in $1.4bn settlement over US opioid treatment probe Consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser said it has agreed to pay up to $1.4bn to settle US investigations into the sale and marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its former pharmaceuticals business Indivior....
09:39, 07/11/2019

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

Judge approves Teva's $85M opioid settlement with Oklahoma A judge approved Monday a revised $85 million settlement between Oklahoma and Teva Pharmaceuticals over the company's role in fueling the state's ongoing opioid crisis....
05:39, 06/25/2019

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

The Latest: Lawyers pause plan to divide opioid settlement CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on a plan to divide money among local governments in the case of a settlement of lawsuits over the toll of opioids (all times local): 1 p.m. Differences between state and local governments on how to handle any future settl...
20:00, 06/25/2019

Feds seek portion of Oklahoma’s $270M opioid settlement OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The federal government is seeking a portion of Oklahoma’s $270 million settlement with Purdue Pharma that stemmed from the state’s ongoing lawsuit against opioid drug makers. The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...
18:13, 06/27/2019

Retired Oklahoma judge to mediate opioid settlement funds NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A former Oklahoma State Supreme Court justice will attempt to resolve a dispute over how to disburse an $85 million settlement of a state lawsuit with Teva Pharmaceuticals. Cleveland Count District Judge Thad Balkman said Monday ...
15:26, 06/18/2019

Opioid manufacturer Insys files for bankruptcy after $225m settlement Insys Therapeutics founder and executives were convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe highly addictive painkiller A leading drug maker, whose founder and top executives have been convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe a highly addictive painkil...
00:00, 06/11/2019

Oklahoma judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement An Oklahoma judge on Monday approved a revised $85 million (£66.7 million) settlement with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd resolving claims by the state's attorney general that the drugmaker helped fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic....
23:26, 06/24/2019

Opioid drugmaker Insys Chairman Steven Meyer quits after settlement with DoJ Insys Therapeutics Inc said on Thursday Chairman Steven Meyer and board member Pierre Lapalme will resign, a day after the opioid drugmaker agreed to settle a kickback probe with the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ)....
14:39, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 3-Oklahoma judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement An Oklahoma judge on Monday approved a revised $85 million settlement with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd resolving claims by the state's attorney general that the drugmaker helped fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic....
23:39, 06/24/2019

Judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement with state of Oklahoma Teva had reached an agreement with the state of Oklahoma last month, just two days before the drugmaker was set to face a trial alongside Johnson & Johnson....
23:00, 06/24/2019

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

U.S. judge appoints Ken Feinberg mediator for Bayer Roundup settlement talks A U.S. judge on Wednesday appointed prominent attorney Kenneth Feinberg as mediator for court-mandated settlement talks in the federal litigation over allegations that Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused cancer....
00:52, 05/23/2019

PITCH-DECK LIBRARY: The pitch decks that helped hot startups raise millions Gettty/Neilson Barnard Billions of dollars are invested in startups every year. Whether a startup seeks to raise money from angel investors, venture-capital firms, or other backers, the presentation — or "pitch" — about the business is c...
10:52, 08/17/2019

Canada-U.S. opioid plan helps rebuild relations frayed from trade talks The ranking U.S. diplomat on drug enforcement policy is to visit Ottawa in July to kick-start a fresh round of co-operation between the two countries on tackling the opioid crisis....
19:13, 06/29/2019

U.S. judge appoints Ken Feinberg mediator in mandated Bayer Roundup settlement talks A U.S. judge has appointed prominent attorney Kenneth Feinberg as mediator for court-mandated settlement talks in the federal litigation over allegations that Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused cancer....
21:26, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. judge appoints Ken Feinberg mediator for Bayer Roundup settlement talks A U.S. judge on Wednesday appointed prominent attorney Kenneth Feinberg as mediator for court-mandated settlement talks in the federal litigation over allegations that Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused cancer....
02:52, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. judge appoints Ken Feinberg mediator in mandated Bayer Roundup settlement talks A U.S. judge has appointed prominent attorney Kenneth Feinberg as mediator for court-mandated settlement talks in the federal litigation over allegations that Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused cancer....
21:00, 05/22/2019

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

Why Cities Look the Way They Do by Richard J Williams review – are global cities best? Beyond Venice’s splendours and the skyscrapers of Manhattan ... cities in the future should aim to be more distinctive and less spectacularRichard J Williams begins his study in what was once one of the greatest trading cities on earth: Venice. He fe...
14:13, 06/08/2019

Why Midsize Cities Struggle to Catch Up to Superstar Cities For decades, smaller metropolitan areas closed the income gap with bigger, richer ones, but no longer. So places like Winston-Salem, N.C., are trying to lay a new foundation for prosperity....
22:13, 07/16/2019

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

SwiftUI is an expressive UI framework for iOS, MacOS, and more Apple launched its Swift programming language almost five years ago. It was designed to supplant Objective-C with something that’s powerful, expressive, and crucially, as easy for beginners to grasp as Python. While it largely succeeded, one hindranc...
01:13, 06/04/2019

What new collaborations will you be doing in Microsoft's Fluid Framework? Microsoft promises a new kind of shared interactive experience inside documents. But what does that really mean, and what does SharePoint have to do with it?...
13:52, 05/28/2019

How Microsoft’s Fluid Framework flows Microsoft's Fluid Framework sounds complex and ethereal, but it's really just a novel approach to an old problem, more or less using existing tools.Read More...
22:13, 05/08/2019

RBI Panel To Review Liquidity Management Framework The assessment of liquidity position by different market participants had varied markedly and was not always in sync with the actual systemic liquidity position of the economy, the statement said....
18:13, 06/06/2019

Japan, U.S. reach framework on new trade pact The broad deal retains U.S. tariffs on Japanese vehicles -- 2.5 percent on cars and 25 percent on trucks -- while removing barriers to beef and pork exports to Japan, media reports say. President Trump had threatened to raise levies on about $50 bill...
13:26, 08/24/2019

Facebook launches robotics framework PyRobot Researchers from Facebook's Pittsburgh office and Carnegie Mellon University collaborated to make PyRobot, a robotics framework that works with ROS.Read More...
17:00, 06/20/2019

Fed faces tough sell on inflation framework Federal Reserve policymakers fear they are ill-equipped to battle the next recession under their current inflation-targeting approach, and this year are well into an effort to vet new strategies for managing interest rates in a world of muted inflati...
02:52, 05/06/2019

Microsoft's Fluid Framework is a new take on document collaboration  Where do we go beyond web-based productivity apps like Google Docs and the Office 365 suite? That's what Microsoft is aiming to explore with Fluid Framework, a "componentized document model for shared interactive experiences." In plain English, ...
21:52, 05/06/2019

DeSantis Signs Sanctuary Cities Ban Into Law, Despite Florida Having No Sanctuary Cities In a political move that serves no other purpose than to appeal to Florida’s xenophobic Republican base, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill into law Friday that bans sanctuary cities from the state....
04:00, 06/17/2019

Having an ethical framework is the best way to mitigate risks in autonomous technology Many technology professionals bristle at the word ethics as an intangible topic more likely to show up as a required training course than part of daily risk mitigation. But when called to defend how you are mitigating the brand and PR risk of a Tay C...
11:52, 06/09/2019

Microsoft looks to turn the Web into a more collaborative canvas with Fluid Framework Compound documents are back. Microsoft's newest approach to making them happen is via its 'Fluid Framework,' coming to users and developers late this year....
19:13, 05/06/2019

Mexico to adjust tax framework to realities of digital economy Mexico's government will propose adjusting the tax system to address the "realities" of the digital economy and e-commerce when the 2020 budget is presented in September, Finance Ministry official Francisco Arias said on Wednesday....
18:26, 07/31/2019

How to Customize Your Android Device With Magisk and Xposed Framework In the Android vs iOS debate, Android often gets major points for its openness and flexibility—there’s plenty the Android platform lets users do that iOS doesn’t, and even the most basic, out-of-the-box Android devices can be tweaked and customized t...
05:39, 06/27/2019

How will Semantic Machines and its conversational engine transform Cortana and the Bot Framework? Microsoft wants to build an AI engine that can handle not just single commands but ongoing conversations on multiple topics that involve multiple agents....
15:26, 07/11/2019

Japan, U.S. reach framework trade pact, no U.S. concessions seen - Nikkei The United States and Japan have reached the broad framework of a trade agreement, Japan's Nikkei business daily said on Saturday, with Tokyo making concessions on its agriculture but none immediately apparent from Washington on automobiles....
07:39, 08/24/2019

Why Salesforce decided to open source its Lightning Web Components framework Salesforce's Ryan Schellack spoke with TechRepublic about the company's announcement to open source its Lightning Web Components framework and build a community of developers around its platforms....
22:26, 06/14/2019

Fed-backed group outlines framework on SOFR-linked mortgages A financial industry group backed by the Federal Reserve and other U.S. government agencies released on Thursday a proposal on how the mortgage industry would adopt the usage of the Secured Overnight Financing Rate (SOFR) in lending to consumers....
20:52, 07/11/2019

Id Software built a framework to make streaming video games better Bethesda is jumping on the cloud-gaming train with Orion, a software collection that optimizes game engines for streaming. Essentially, Orion is designed to make games run better on platforms like Google's Stadia or Microsoft's xCloud. It w...
18:00, 06/10/2019

AI Weekly: Microsoft, machine learning framework interoperability, and ONNX Microsoft and Facebook made the Open Neural Network Exchange (ONNX) for interoperability between frameworks and hardware optimized for machine learning.Read More...
23:39, 05/03/2019

Ford, BMW, Honda, and Volkswagen agree to California emissions framework Ford, BMW, Volkswagen and Honda said on Thursday they have reached a voluntary agreement with the state of California to adopt compromise vehicle emissions rules....
22:13, 07/25/2019

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

Singapore unveils framework to facilitate 'trusted' data-sharing between organisations Regulators say the Trusted Data Sharing Framework aims to resolve challenges companies face in sharing data assets, including the need to ensure regulatory compliance as well as a lack of methodologies and trust with whom they shared data....
07:52, 06/28/2019

Singapore hopes to groom data protection officers with training framework Government agency responsible for data protection legislation has released a competency framework and skills roadmap detailing skillsets data protection officers need, and expects more than 500 such professionals to benefit from a year-long pilot tra...
19:52, 07/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Fed-backed group outlines framework on SOFR-linked mortgages A financial industry group backed by the Federal Reserve and other U.S. government agencies on Thursday released a proposal on how the mortgage industry would adopt a new reference rate for loans....
22:52, 07/11/2019

Baidu unveils ERNIE 2.0 natural language framework in Chinese and English Baidu's ERNIE 2.0 framework introduced today claims to outperform Google's BERT natural language model in a range of conversational AI tasks.Read More...
07:13, 07/31/2019

Puerto Rico Board Unveils $35 Billion Bankruptcy-Exit Framework Puerto Rico’s financial supervisors struck a deal with creditors owed $3 billion that sets out a path for restructuring $35 billion in debt obligations and scaling back debt payments over the next 30 years....
15:26, 06/17/2019

Myanmar and UN agriculture agency agree framework to improve nutrition and food security The Myanmar Government and the UN’s agriculture agency signed on Tuesday a multi-year agreement that will create conditions to help improve nutrition and food security in the south-east Asian country, while safeguarding and sustainably managing the u...
18:52, 04/28/2019

Biden unveils climate change plan using Green New Deal as framework, after AOC criticism Warning that “we must take drastic action now to address the climate disaster facing the nation and our world,” former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday unveiled a wide-ranging plan to combat climate change and transform America’s economy....
17:13, 06/04/2019

Facebook open-sources deep learning framework Pythia for image and language models Facebook's Pythia deep learning framework, which is now available in open source, is designed to benchmark natural language processing and vision AI models.Read More...
00:13, 05/22/2019

What to know about the nationwide hepatitis A outbreak Hepatitis A outbreaks are spreading across the country, from California to Kentucky. The virus has sickened more than 23,600 people and killed more than 230 people since 2016, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Now public he...
17:52, 08/13/2019

Yes, a nationwide $15 minimum wage would be quite damaging Praise be, we now have the economic research to prove that higher minimum wages have no ill effects, so let's push onward to $15 an hour for all, right? I predict that's what will be said about new research, even though that's not what the research a...
06:39, 06/05/2019

Informational pickets held nationwide by RNs TUCSON – A nationwide informational picket was held Tuesday in front of numerous hospitals. Here in Tucson, there were two one this morning at St. Joseph’s Hospital, this afternoon at St. Mary’s. Both are part of the Carondolet Health Network. Picket...
03:00, 05/29/2019

How Argentina's nationwide blackout happened Blackouts that affect an entire country are incredibly rare. So how did it happen in Argentina? DW examines what occurred in the South American country....
15:26, 06/17/2019

AT&T customers dialing 911 go through a nationwide outage, again If you are on AT&T and tried to call the emergency 911 number in the past 24 hours, you may have had trouble connecting on Tuesday morning. The carrier went through a nationwide connectivity disruption with the 911 centers for some reason, and the ou...
10:39, 07/03/2019

Why Burger King is selling $1 tacos nationwide Move over Whopper, it’s taco time. Burger King is now selling $1 BK Crispy Tacos for a limited period of time. In a move that’s sure to delight the late-night bar crowd, BK is aiming to compete with Taco Bell and Chipotle by getting into ...
22:00, 07/09/2019

Target's registers suffered a nationwide outage Target can't quite escape its technical woes, apparently. The retail giant's registers suffered a roughly two-hour nationwide outage in mid-day on June 15th, preventing customers from making purchases (including in self-checkout lines) rig...
22:39, 06/16/2019

Argentina, Paraguay hit by nationwide electric blackout Argentina and Uruguay were completely without electricity and other South American countries had a partial blackout after a "massive failure" in an interconnection system, a utility distributor said Sunday....
03:39, 06/17/2019

AT&T customers dialing 911 faced a nationwide outage, again If you are on AT&T and tried to call the emergency 911 number in the past 24 hours, you may have had trouble connecting on Tuesday morning. The carrier went through a nationwide connectivity disruption with the 911 centers for some reason, and the ou...
17:00, 07/03/2019

Starbucks to deliver nationwide with help from Uber Eats Starbucks will take delivery nationwide in early 2020 through a partnership with Uber Eats. Buzz60’s Sean Dowling has more.       ...
16:26, 07/24/2019

CVS eye drops added to nationwide recall because they may not be sterile Altaire Pharmaceuticals Inc. has recalled 30 different types of CVS Health eye drops and ointments because they may not be sterile.       ...
15:39, 07/16/2019

Comcast's Xfinity suffering nationwide outage Comcast's Xfinity internet service appears to be down in regions across the US, according to Down Detector, tweets from multiple users and one of Engadget's editors. Service is either completely dead or only working partially in major parts...
11:52, 08/06/2019

Gillibrand unveils plan to legalize pot nationwide 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., rolled out her plan to legalize pot and expunge all records for non-violent marijuana convictions, she announced on Wednesday. ...
04:39, 06/06/2019

Air Force warns about nationwide threat of ‘incels’ Air Force instructors have been warning troops about the growing threat of radicalized “incels” — aka guys who can’t find women to sleep with them, a report says. Airmen stationed at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland were recentl...
01:52, 06/22/2019

Sri Lanka Government Orders Nationwide Curfew For Second Night Sri Lanka's police declared Tuesday a nationwide curfew for a second night running, after anti-Muslim riots killed one man and left dozens of shops, homes and mosques damaged....
16:26, 05/14/2019

Opposition calls for nationwide protests of Albanian govt Albania’s center-right opposition parties kept demonstrations calling for the resignation of the left-wing government going Sunday after some protesters and police clashed in the capital of Tirana the night before...
18:13, 05/12/2019

Plasma donations needed amid nationwide shortage (WBAL) A Baltimore-area mother is pleading for more plasma donors to come forward. A nationwide shortage has people living with immunodeficiency on edge. “People don’t know the diagnosis and therefore they don’t understand the treat...
21:52, 07/17/2019

Ford plans to take medical transport venture nationwide Ford Motor Co plans to expand its GoRide medical transportation service to 40 cities nationwide over the next four years, moving into Ohio and Florida this year and other large states by 2020, the company said on Tuesday....
22:00, 05/07/2019

Iranians march nationwide in show of force against U.S. sanctions Rallies across Iran on Friday showed widespread public support for Tehran's hardline posture in the face of new U.S. sanctions -- and new tensions that stem from fallout over the 2015 nuclear deal....
19:26, 05/10/2019

Sri Lanka imposes nationwide curfew after mosques attacked Sri Lankan police fired tear gas at mobs attacking mosques and shops owned by Muslims on Monday and imposed a nationwide curfew after the worst outbreak of sectarian violence since the Easter bombings by Islamist militants....
18:39, 05/13/2019

Starbucks plans nationwide delivery in the US with Uber Eats More Americans will be able to take advantage of on-demand Frappuccinos. Starbucks announced today that it's expanding its partnership with Uber Eats, aiming for nationwide delivery by early 2020. Currently, only 11 cities offer the service; Bos...
02:39, 07/24/2019

Trump delays nationwide operation to deport immigrants WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he is delaying a nationwide sweep to deport people living in the U.S. illegally. He said in a tweet Saturday he would delay for two weeks to give lawmakers time to discuss border solutions. Three administ...
23:52, 06/22/2019

China to launch new round of nationwide environmental inspections China will soon begin dispatching teams of inspectors to its provinces and regions in a new nationwide probe into environmental compliance, with the performance of state-owned firms one of its big priorities, an official said on Thursday....
11:00, 06/27/2019

Shake Shack taps Grubhub for nationwide delivery Shake Shack CEO Randy Garutti says the partnership was the result of a "journey" after working with Grubhub, Doordash, Caviar and Postmates for the past two years....
15:26, 08/05/2019

One of Garmin's best smartwatches is on sale for an all-time low price nationwide Garmin may not be the first brand to come to mind when thinking about Apple Watch alternatives at reasonable price points, but according to a recent market report, the US-based company is ranked pretty high among the world's top smartwatch vendors. O...
09:26, 06/04/2019

Trump administration seeks to target nationwide injunctions WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence will announce Wednesday that the Trump administration intends to challenge the right of federal district courts to issue nationwide injunctions. He’ll make the announcement during a speech at a Federa...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Burger King is taking the Impossible Whopper nationwide The impossible is finally happening: A meatless burger will be sold at Burger King locations nationwide starting Aug. 8. The fast-food chain announced today that it’s adding the much-hyped Impossible Whopper, made with a plant-based beef patty ...
19:39, 08/01/2019

Burger King’s Meatless ‘Impossible Whopper’ Is Going Nationwide Burger King’s meatless Impossible Whopper will soon be available across the country. After testing the meatless version of its signature Whopper in Burger King locations around St. Louis, Missouri this month, the fast food company said in a sta...
17:26, 04/29/2019

Japan, U.S. reach framework trade pact, no tariff cuts on Japan cars: Nikkei The United States and Japan have reached the broad framework of a trade agreement, with Washington maintaining tariffs on Japanese autos but Tokyo cutting tariffs on U.S. beef and pork, Japan's Nikkei business daily said on Saturday....
07:39, 08/24/2019

Japan, U.S. reach framework trade pact, no tariff cuts on Japan cars, report says Japan is seeking to stay in President Trump’s good graces to avoid costly tariffs and retain positive relations with an ally that ensures its security against the likes of China and North Korea. ...
04:00, 08/24/2019

How malformed packets caused CenturyLink’s 37-hour, nationwide outage Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | RiverNorthPhotography) CenturyLink's nationwide, 37-hour outage in December 2018 disrupted 911 service for millions of Americans and prevented completion of at least 886 calls to 911, a new Federal Communications Com...
07:13, 08/20/2019

Nationwide wave of immigrant arrests to commence this weekend, Trump says A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence this weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming that the plan, intended to discourage a surge of Central American migrants, was on track after a delay....
20:00, 07/12/2019

Burger King to launch 'Impossible Whopper' nationwide next week Fast food franchise Burger King said Thursday it will launch its plant-based "Impossible Whopper" nationwide, after it made a successful trial run in certain U.S. markets....
01:13, 08/02/2019

Pelosi urges Trump to abandon planned ICE raids nationwide House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged President Trump on Saturday to abandon planned raids around the country to deport illegal immigrants. “Tomorrow is Sunday, and as many people of faith attend religious services, the President has ordered heartle...
01:52, 06/23/2019

Customs computer system crash causes nationwide airport delays “#CustomsApocalypse.” The US Customs and Border Protection agency’s computer system experienced a nationwide shutdown Friday — causing major delays and massive lines at airports. “This is really a big deal,” wrote one Tw...
01:13, 08/17/2019

Pete Buttigieg has raised more money from NYC residents than de Blasio got nationwide He’s New York’s favorite mayor — and he works about 700 miles away! The Big Apple showered Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg — the mayor of tiny South Bend, Indiana — with $2.35 million in donations during the past three mo...
22:00, 07/16/2019

A nationwide Target register outage is now over and closed stores have reopened Target registers are now working after a nationwide outage Saturday caused long checkout lines and closed some stores.       ...
00:26, 06/16/2019

Nationwide Injunctions Speak to Judiciary’s Growing Power, Barr Says The broad use of such injunctions illustrate how the federal district courts have undermined executive authority, the attorney general said in a speech on Tuesday evening....
05:26, 05/22/2019

Burger King takes the Impossible Whopper nationwide August 8th Burger King announced today that it is adding the Impossible Whopper -- the chain's famous Whopper burger made with a plant-based patty from Impossible Foods -- to its menu nationwide. Starting on August 8th, you'll be able to go to any Bur...
22:00, 08/01/2019

Ford is taking its GoRide patient transport service nationwide Ford has slowly but surely been expanding GoRide's reach ever since it launched the non-emergency medical transportation service. Now, the automaker has revealed its plans to deploy the system to 40 cities nationwide over the next four years aft...
15:26, 05/08/2019

Monaco debuts Europe’s first nationwide 5G network, using Huawei gear The first country in Europe to have full nationwide 5G is a small principality, backed by controversial networking gear from China's Huawei.Read More...
18:52, 07/10/2019

Sudan: key protest group calls for nationwide 'civil disobedience' Sudanese Professionals Association says action will start on Sunday and end ‘when a civilian government announces itself’ A key protest group has announced a nationwide “civil disobedience” campaign it said would run until Sudan’s ruling generals tra...
05:13, 06/09/2019

Chick-fil-A adds Mac & Cheese to restaurants nationwide starting Monday Chick-fil-A restaurants nationwide now have Mac & Cheese as a side with lunch and dinner and as a Kid's Meal option, the chicken chain announced.       ...
01:26, 08/13/2019

Plant-based egg alternative JUST Egg rolling out to Kroger stores nationwide JUST Egg, an egg alternative made from mung bean, this month will be on the shelves in 2,100 Kroger-owned stores around the country.       ...
04:52, 08/19/2019

Disney to launch 25 stores inside Target nationwide on October 4 Walt Disney Co and Target Corp announced a collaboration on Sunday that will open 25 Disney stores inside select Target locations nationwide on Oct. 4, with plans for 40 additional sites by October next year....
00:00, 08/26/2019

Swiss delay plans for nationwide e-voting, citing flaws GENEVA (AP) — Swiss officials are delaying plans to introduce electronic voting across the Alpine country, saying it’s “premature” because of problems testing the security and reliability of the system. The Federal Council said ther...
13:13, 06/27/2019

100 Black Moms Freed on Mother’s Day Thanks to Nationwide Bail Out Campaign In their largest bail out effort to date, the National Bail Out collective announced Tuesday morning that their third annual Mother’s Day campaign freed 100 black mothers—and raised an additional $1 million to set even more incarcerated women free....
02:13, 05/15/2019

CVS Health, Ocusoft eye drops added to nationwide recall because they may not be sterile Altaire Pharmaceuticals Inc. has recalled 30 CVS Health eye drops and ointments, 15 Ocusoft products and other eye items because they may not be sterile.       ...
06:52, 07/17/2019

USDA: Beef products recalled nationwide due to E.coli concerns TUCSON –Aurora Packing Company, Inc., is recalling more than 62,000 pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with E.coli, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Wednesday. According to the...
20:39, 05/23/2019

Amazon plans nationwide broadband—with both home and mobile service Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Olena_T) Amazon is seeking government permission to launch 3,236 broadband satellites that would cover nearly all of the United States and much of the rest of the world. Amazon subsidiary Kuiper Systems filed its app...
01:13, 07/09/2019

Coca-Cola to Sell Its First Alcoholic Drink Nationwide in Japan Coca-Cola plans to sell an alcoholic, lemon-flavored fizzy drink nationwide in Japan, following what it says was a successful test of the 133-year-old company’s first cocktail....
13:52, 07/23/2019

Get Out of Town With Alaska Airlines' Nationwide Flight Sale, Starting at $87 Roundtrip It’s time to start planning your end-of-summer and fall getaways, and you can look to Alaska Airlines’ latest flight sale for inspiration, with roundtrip tickets starting at $87 from dozens of cities....
21:00, 07/24/2019

House Republicans block $19.1 billion nationwide disaster aid bill for third time A lone conservative objected as Democrats tried to advance long-delayed legislation that would spread more than $19 billion to U.S. states and territories....
23:52, 05/30/2019

Dems' nationwide effort to override Electoral College stumbles in Nevada The proposal would have automatically pledged the state's six Electoral College votes to the presidential candidate who wins the national popular vote....
00:26, 05/31/2019

Sri Lanka clashes kill one; imposes nationwide curfew after mosques attacked One person was killed in Sri Lanka on Monday as police fired tear gas at mobs attacking mosques and Muslim-owned shops and imposed a curfew after the worst outbreak of sectarian violence since the Easter bombings by Islamist militants....
22:26, 05/13/2019

Trump says he’s delaying planned nationwide operation to remove immigrants illegally in US WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump says he’s delaying planned nationwide operation to remove immigrants illegally in US....
23:52, 06/22/2019

Sri Lanka Imposes Nationwide Curfew As Riots Erupt Weeks After Bombings Sri Lanka imposed a nationwide night curfew Monday, after anti-Muslim riots spread to at least three districts just north of the capital in a violent new backlash against the Easter suicide bombings....
20:00, 05/13/2019

JPMorgan to shutter its smartphone bank account a year after nationwide launch JPMorgan Chase & Co said on Thursday it is closing down its smartphone bank account called "Finn", which was aimed at young adults, a year after its nationwide launch....
16:00, 06/06/2019

Youth climate activists set for nationwide rally ahead of landmark case Young people to hold day of action on Saturday highlighting lawsuit as youth-driven climate movement growsStudents in Austin, Texas, want you to veg out. Kids in Westport, Connecticut will screen a film. And in rural North Carolina, activists will dr...
01:52, 06/01/2019

Thousands of containers of baby formula recalled nationwide due to concerns of metal Perrigo Company plc is recalling more than 23,000 containers of baby formula sold at Walmart stores nationwide.        ...
17:52, 06/22/2019

Burger King’s plant-based Impossible Whopper is launching nationwide CNN – Burger King is hoping to be king of the “Impossible Burger.” The fast-food chain tested out a meatless “Impossible” Whopper in a few markets. It went so well, the burger will be available at every Burger King location in...
20:26, 08/01/2019

Burger King plans to sell Impossible Whopper nationwide this year Burger King will soon make the plant-based Impossible Whopper a part of its menu nationwide. The fast food giant's trial run of the alternative meat burger in St. Louis earlier this month turned out to be a resounding success. José Cil, C...
21:26, 04/29/2019

Why sports betting hasn't gone nationwide yet after Supreme Court ruling A regional divide has opened as states decide whether to expand their sports gambling options after the Supreme Court allowed states to legalize it.       ...
23:39, 06/23/2019

German Panama Papers probe targets banks in nationwide raids German tax authorities raided the offices of several banks, tax consultants and wealthy people across the country. The suspects' tax evasion efforts allegedly have links to Germany's biggest lender....
18:26, 05/15/2019

Ohio has first confirmed case of measles in 2 years amid nationwide outbreak Ohio had its first confirmed case of measles in two years amid a nationwide outbreak of the disease, according to a new report. The infected person, a young adult who lives in Stark County, had recently traveled to a state with confirmed measles case...
00:52, 07/13/2019

Canada police search last known homes of teens wanted in nationwide murder manhunt The countrywide dragnet for two Canada teens wanted for brutally murdering three people, including an American woman, has entered its fourth day as police were spotted leaving with numerous times – some the size of large Tupperware totes – from the l...
20:39, 07/26/2019

Utilities ask Congress to 'come to grips' with clean energy requirements by setting nationwide rules PHILADELPHIA — Some of the nation’s largest electric utilities are calling on Congress to provide uniform rules for clean energy to help them meet self-established goals for reducing carbon emissions....
09:00, 06/13/2019

Great Wolf Lodge, known for its indoor water parks, has $84 rooms in nationwide sale Great Wolf Lodge's nationwide one-day sale has rooms starting at $84, but there are restrictions. Here's how to book.       ...
00:26, 07/31/2019

Vietnam culls 1.2 million pigs as African swine fever spreads nationwide Vietnam has culled more than 1.2 million farmed pigs infected with African swine fever, the government said on Monday, as the virus continues to spread rapidly in the Southeast Asian country....
09:26, 05/13/2019

Long-lost love letter from soldier sparks nationwide search for owner A nationwide search is underway for a soldier who wrote an adorable love letter to his sweetheart after being forced to miss their date -- more than 65 years ago....
07:00, 05/22/2019

Is Target still down? After long waits and store closings, nationwide register outage ends Target registers are now working after a nationwide outage Saturday caused long checkout lines and closed some stores.       ...
05:00, 06/16/2019

Experts cite 'bully parents' in decline in youth sports participation nationwide Youth sports have long been seen as a right of passage in American childhood – from Little League baseball to Pop Warner football – but participation levels are dropping nationwide because kids say it's no longer fun for them....
16:00, 05/31/2019

What happens when a pitcher loses his best pitch Everyone who takes the mound, no matter the age or experience, has at some point lost the feel for the ball. And everyone has his own way of dealing with it....
17:00, 06/24/2019

Arenado in the lineup day after being hit in arm by pitch DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado is in the lineup on Thursday after leaving Wednesday’s game after getting hit with a pitch on the left forearm. Arenado said he was a little stiff and sore, and he would test his arm du...
00:00, 06/14/2019

If You Have To Take A Pitch To The Face, This Is The Most Pleasant Way To Do It There’s nothing a hitter wants to see less than a fastball screaming towards his jaw, but such a sight doesn’t always mean disaster is in store. Sometimes the ball just wants to give you a lil’ kiss!...
18:00, 07/30/2019

What does it take for Shaq to pitch a product? Former NBA big man Shaquille O'Neal dishes on how he chooses which companies and brands to collaborate with.       ...
12:52, 07/10/2019

Let The Alligator Throw The First Pitch Chance the Snapper—a Chicago alligator who gained fame last week when he was first noticed living in the Humboldt Park lagoon—was taken into custody Tuesday morning by reptile expert Frank Robb, who was hired specifically to grab the creature. Before...
00:26, 07/17/2019

Mom, Can I Stay Up to Prepare for My Pitch? Businesses started by children contend with challenges that are typical, like identifying a mission, and not so typical, like knowing when someone else gets to be the boss....
10:00, 06/29/2019

This could be the worst ceremonial first pitch ever CHICAGO — A Chicago White Sox employee of the month got to throw out a first pitch. And, to put it mildly, she was just a little bit off target. The rookie right-hander uncorked one of the most wayward first pitches ever when she plunked a team photo...
15:00, 05/29/2019

Burger King's plant-based Impossible Whopper is coming to restaurants nationwide Burger King is taking its vegan-friendly Impossible Whopper nationwide for a limited time. Also Impossible Foods will soon sell in grocery stores.       ...
14:00, 08/01/2019

Dutch telecom KPN confirms outage hits fixed line, mobile services nationwide Dutch national telecommunications company Koninklijke KPN NV said a network outage has hit its mobile and fixed-line services, confirming earlier reports of a disruption....
18:13, 06/24/2019

A beloved trans woman was brutally murdered by her boyfriend. Her story reveals a nationwide problem The story behind New York murder victim Josie Berrios is one of domestic violence and life in the transgender community.        ...
15:26, 06/13/2019

Burger King plans to release plant-based Impossible Whopper nationwide by end of year Burger King plans to expand its Impossible Whopper test in more markets and targeting a national release. Plus, is Pizza Hut adding vegan cheese?        ...
13:26, 04/29/2019

Burger King's plant-based Impossible Whopper available nationwide for a limited time Burger King is taking its vegan-friendly Impossible Whopper nationwide for a limited time. Also Impossible Foods will soon sell in grocery stores.       ...
16:13, 08/08/2019

Day after a nationwide register outage, Target's tech troubles continue on a smaller scale The great Target outage of 2019 continued on a smaller scale Sunday with shoppers reporting some stores were unable to process credit card purchases.       ...
03:39, 06/17/2019

Sweeping class-action lawsuit could force unions nationwide to refund millions in fees A massive class-action lawsuit filed in Illinois on Wednesday could force unions to refund hundreds of millions of dollars in agency fees paid by thousands of workers nationwide prior to the Supreme Court's landmark ruling last year in Janus v. AFSCM...
20:00, 05/01/2019

On the day after a nationwide register outage, Target's tech troubles continue on a smaller scale The great Target outage of 2019 continued on a smaller scale Sunday with shoppers reporting some stores were unable to process credit card purchases.       ...
01:26, 06/17/2019

Trevor Bauer Knows He Could Just Not Pitch To Max Kepler, Right? The Minnesota Twins are socking dingers at a historic pace, and the individual that is currently leading everyone on the roster in that stat is Max Kepler. With that knowledge, it shouldn’t be a complete surprise that he added a couple more in a 6-2 ...
01:00, 07/15/2019

We will leave EU by Oct. 31, Johnson vows in pitch to be UK PM Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's prime minister, promised he would take the United Kingdom out of the European Union by Oct. 31, saying that only by preparing to leave without an agreement could a no-deal Brexit be prevented....
16:52, 06/14/2019

Nationals 2B Dozier departs after getting hit by pitch WASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals second baseman Brian Dozier left a game Tuesday night against the Chicago White Sox after he was hit on his right arm by a pitch. Chicago starter Reynaldo Lopez hit Dozier as he was leading off the second inning. Dozier wa...
04:13, 06/05/2019

Dee Gordon angered after he's hit in wrist by pitch Seattle Mariners infielder Dee Gordon criticized Yankees pitcher J.A. Happ on Thursday night after a pitch hit Gordon's right wrist and forced him to leave the game....
20:39, 05/10/2019

Look out! First pitch goes a bit awry for White Sox employee CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago White Sox employee of the month got to throw out a first pitch. And, to put it mildly, she was just a little bit off target. The rookie right-hander uncorked one of the most wayward first pitches ever when she plunked a team ...
07:00, 05/29/2019

Lee Cattermole: ‘There were two years when I shouldn’t have been on the pitch’ After playing for years with a torn hip, the Sunderland midfielder is back to full fitness and ready for a League One play-off final date with CharltonIt is a cool March night at the Stadio Olimpico in 2006, Middlesbrough have just eliminated Roma fr...
14:39, 05/25/2019

Voit gets hit in face by pitch, scores, then leaves Luke Voit left the Yankees' game on Saturday after being hit in the face by a 91-mph fastball in the fourth inning, but he stayed in the game long enough to score....
22:39, 07/20/2019

Dueling in the dark: EU candidates pitch to (some) voters Raising corporate taxes and wages, cutting carbon emissions, handling African migrants and standing up to Russia, China and the United States all got an airing in Europe's "presidential debate" on Wednesday....
03:39, 05/16/2019

PM Makes Fresh Pitch For Simultaneous Elections Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday made a fresh pitch for holding Lok Sabha and assembly polls together, saying the concept of ''one nation, one election'' is imperative to make the country......
10:26, 08/15/2019

| After losing arm, Zimbabwean footballer returns to pitch Zimbabwean footballer Hardlife Zvirekwi looks like any other member of his football team as he dribbles fast down the wing, but just last year he lost an arm in a car crash....
20:26, 06/19/2019

Voit thought 'broken jaw' when hit by Bettis pitch Yankees slugger Luke Voit said he remembered when Giancarlo Stanton's jaw was broken by Milwaukee's Mike Fiers five years ago when he took a pitch to the face on Saturday....
19:13, 07/21/2019

Supercars gets extension to pitch for new fifth Bathurst event The Bathurst Regional Council has given Supercars an extension for its proposal to host the venue's new slot for a fifth motorsport event of the year....
14:26, 06/17/2019

Jake Arrieta unlikely to pitch again this season for Phils Phillies right-hander Jake Arrieta says he's likely going to have season-ending surgery soon because of a bone spur in his pitching elbow       ...
03:39, 08/15/2019

'Die Hard' fan: Willis one-hops first pitch in Philly Bruce Willis, wearing a No. 19 Phillies jersey, threw out the first pitch before Philadelphia played Milwaukee on Wednesday night, one-hopping the throw to ace Aaron Nola....
02:00, 05/16/2019

Cuphead is coming to Netflix — and it’d better be dark as pitch Cuphead, cartoonish indie platformer darling, is getting its own Netflix show, according to its developers at Studio MDHR. The show, which will be made by Netflix Animation, will be called The Cuphead Show! As a fan of the game, I can only hope the t...
04:13, 07/10/2019

EU rejects Trump pitch for quotas on cars, parts European Union trade chiefs meeting in Brussels dismissed an idea floated by President Trump earlier this month of fixing quotas on the EU's automotive exports to the U.S. ...
01:13, 05/29/2019

Utley honored, tosses pitch to Always Sunny’s Rob McElhenney Chase Utley ran out to second base one more time wearing a red pinstriped No. 26 Philadelphia Phillies jersey and dark blue suit pants while his walk-up song by Led Zeppelin blared and adoring fans stood and cheered...
08:39, 06/22/2019

At This Dating Event, People Can Pitch Their Single Friends Franklin Hall's first Pitch a Friend night enlisted 12 on-the-market locals to be hawked by their friends. As the bar's Facebook page noted, it was like "Shark Tank" for singles....
11:52, 06/28/2019

Decision to let Rick Porcello pitch the eighth backfires on Red Sox BOSTON — The Houston Astros patiently waited out Rick Porcello through seven scoreless innings, then pounced when the Red Sox right-hander delivered a pair of mistakes. Jake Marisnick led off the eighth with a double and George Springer drove the ver...
12:13, 05/18/2019

Congressional Veterans Pitch In to Rebuild Oversight Muscle Years of budget cuts and a stream of departures have left Congress lacking in expertise and experience to challenge a recalcitrant Trump White House....
19:00, 06/22/2019

Idiot On The Pitch Is Nearly Trampled, Escapes Unscathed, Has Whiskers, Is A Cat An idiot invaded the pitch in the 92nd minute of Wednesday night’s Leagues Cup Tournament match between Real Salt Lake and Liga MX side Tigres UANL, at a point when the game was very much still up for grabs. The absolute moron very nearly took the ba...
14:39, 07/25/2019

Yankees’ Dellin Betances unsure when he can pitch off a mound BALTIMORE — Luis Severino and Dellin Betances played catch on flat ground before the Yankees’ 9-4 win over the Orioles on Tuesday night at Camden Yards. While Severino might be throwing off a bullpen mound Friday in Toronto, Betances didn’t kno...
12:13, 08/07/2019

Ole says Pogba and Rashford must decide penalty-taker on the pitch "Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists he will not change his penalty strategy after Paul Pogba’s saved spot-kick led to Wolves earning a draw on Monday night."...
01:39, 08/20/2019

Edwin Encarnacion can’t pitch, but it’s still a winning move by Yankees CHICAGO — Can Edwin Encarnacion pitch? Kidding, kidding. And you had best be kidding if you pose the same question. Of course the Yankees’ surprise acquisition of the American League home run leader Encarnacion from the Mariners doesn’t cure their st...
11:00, 06/16/2019

See the pitch deck an influencer used to try and get sponsors for her "surprise" engagement The world of Instagram influencers can be a trip. It’s a vortex of luxurious lives, handcrafted and monetized for maximum engagement. It’s how they make their living, and, hey, props to them for securing their bags by being beautiful. But one influen...
23:52, 06/21/2019

Craig Kimbrel Had To Pitch In A Ballpark Of Little Leaguers Mocking Him The Cubs’ 7-1 win over the Pirates in Williamsport, Penn., on Sunday night wasn’t the tightest of ballgames, but the Little Leaguers in attendance had fun all the way through the end. In the ninth inning, with the game far out of reach and Craig Kimb...
21:13, 08/19/2019

FIFA: Players should walk off the pitch if racially abused FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura says the clearest message players can send to fans who are racially abusing them is to walk off the field of play....
23:39, 05/23/2019

We've A New Challenger To The Throne Of Worst Ceremonial First Pitch Of All Time The look on the face White Sox pitcher Evan Marshall, doing the catching for the ceremonial first pitch ahead of Tuesday night’s Royals-White Sox game, tells you something. That is not the expression of a man who has a lot of confidence in the person...
05:52, 05/29/2019

England will not walk off pitch for racist abuse, says Southgate "England manager Gareth Southgate has said his players will not walk off the pitch in protest if they are racially abused by supporters following discussions with his squad and staff."...
08:52, 05/17/2019

Lowe homers on 1st pitch in 1st; Rays beat Diamondbacks 6-3 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Brandon Lowe homered on the first pitch in the bottom of the first, opener Ryne Stanek and five other relievers combined on a seven-hitter, and the Tampa Bay Rays moved to a season-high 11 games over .500 with a 6-3 win ov...
05:39, 05/08/2019

Sources: Kawhi to let Raptors make final pitch Kawhi Leonard is expected to allow the Raptors to make the final pitch among teams meeting with him in Los Angeles next week, sources tell ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski....
22:39, 06/27/2019

Phillies' Jake Arrieta unlikely to pitch again this season Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Jake Arrieta will have MRI Thursday and likely have season-ending surgery on bone spur in his pitching elbow.       ...
03:39, 08/15/2019

Dan Loeb’s pitch to break up Sony lifts stock Sony shares got a boost Friday on hopes billionaire investor Dan Loeb will persuade the conglomerate to shed one of its “crown jewels.” Loeb argued in an eight-page letter to shareholders and 102-page slideshow Thursday that the tech-and-entertainmen...
07:26, 06/15/2019

How Yankees’ Zack Britton got his signature pitch back Baseball is all about depth. The Yankees have shown their depth in many ways. That is how they are playing .600 ball despite injuries to such stars as Aaron Judge, Miguel Andujar, Luis Severino and Giancarlo Stanton, who has a mysterious left shoulde...
10:26, 05/15/2019

Umpire Mike Everitt leaves game after being hit by pitch WASHINGTON (AP) — Home plate umpire Mike Everitt left a game between the Chicago White Sox and Washington Nationals after being struck in the chest by a pitch Tuesday night. Everitt was hit by a 95 mph fastball from White Sox starter Reynaldo Lopez t...
04:13, 06/05/2019

KCR's Federal Front Pitch Gets New Direction From MK Stalin: Sources Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao's efforts to rope in DMK chief MK Stalin for a non-Congress, non-BJP Federal Front, did not go off the way he expected today....
20:26, 05/13/2019

Banks scramble to re-pitch for Aramco IPO roles: sources Investment banks are scrambling to re-pitch to advise Saudi Aramco on a possible initial public offering, sources familiar with the matter said, with Saudi Arabia's energy minister confirming plans for the listing to proceed in 2020 or 2021....
17:26, 07/02/2019

Musk makes $500B autonomy pitch to investors Elon Musk described autonomous-driving technology as “transformative” to Tesla in a call aimed at ginning up interest in the EV maker’s debt and stock offering of about $2 billion, Bloomberg reported, citing two people who dialed in....
06:39, 05/03/2019

Jeff McNeil leaves Mets game after being hit by pitch Jeff McNeil left Sunday’s Mets game during the first inning after being hit by a pitch. He was diagnosed with a shin contusion and X-rays were negative, according to the team. The 27-year-old, who entered the day second in the National League w...
21:00, 07/28/2019

Joey Chestnut eats hot dog while throwing first pitch for Mets Competitive eater Joey Chestnut held a hot dog in one hand and the baseball in the other hand, before devouring the treat and throwing the ceremonial first pitch at a New York Mets game....
16:39, 07/01/2019

Sanders, Harris pitch immigration reform in Calif. Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris dueled Friday over Hispanic votes in California, a central front in the nation's immigration battle where Latinos represent the state's largest ethnic group. (May 31)        ...
05:13, 06/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump talks up economy, talks down Fed amid mixed data President Donald Trump said U.S. economic growth could be record-setting if the Federal Reserve would only lower interest rates further, as reports on Thursday painted a decidedly mixed picture of the nation's economy....
18:13, 08/22/2019

Labor fight roils Bernie Sanders campaign, as workers demand the $15 hourly pay the candidate has proposed for employees nationwide The senator’s campaign was the first to unionize, a fact Sanders has touted, but its employees say they are struggling to make ends meet, documents show....
06:00, 07/19/2019

Trump talks up economy, talks down Fed amid mixed data President Donald Trump on Thursday said the U.S. economy was doing well and could be record-setting if only the Federal Reserve lowered interest rates further, as economic signals painted a decidedly mixed picture....
18:13, 08/22/2019

U.S., China meet for trade talks as Trump talks tough Top U.S. and Chinese trade officials met in Shanghai on Wednesday for talks in a bid to end a year-long trade war, despite low expectations for progress and combative remarks from U.S. President Donald Trump....
05:39, 07/31/2019

White House talks tough, but seeks talks with Iran As Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tries to building a coalition overseas against Tehran, White House aide Kellyanne Conway said the president is taking a hardline toward Iran but still wants talks. She also pushed Congress on immigration. (June 24) ...
20:13, 06/24/2019

2 finalists in UK leadership race make pitch to Tory members The two finalists in the race to lead Britain’s governing Conservative Party - and become the country’s new prime minister - are making their first formal pitches to party members...
18:00, 06/22/2019

Australian leaders make last poll pitch, mourn former PM Hawke Australia's political leaders on Thursday made their last big pitch to voters ahead of a May 18 election, with the death of Bob Hawke, the opposition Labor party's longest-serving prime minister likely to loom over the political scene in coming days....
14:00, 05/16/2019

Why Yankees haven’t lost faith in this Aroldis Chapman pitch Had Travis d’Arnaud’s fly ball to right field died on the warning track Monday night instead of crawling into the seats for what turned out to be a game-winning, three-run homer, Aroldis Chapman getting beat on a slider wouldn’t have been the hot top...
12:26, 07/17/2019

Top Dems make final pitch to caucus for border compromise House Democrats will soon vote on a move that some of its members once considered unthinkable: Delivering billions of dollars to the Trump administration to confront the migrant crisis at the southern border.Democrats appear likely to pass a border f...
12:00, 06/21/2019

Baseball's Daffy Pitch for a Combination Tampa Bay-Montreal Franchise Thank you, baseball! Thank you for serving up the wackiest idea in sports: an underappreciated Florida franchise sharing its team with a Canadian city that lost its own baseball club, the Expos, a generation ago....
20:52, 06/21/2019

Warriors making pitch for Kevon Looney to return next season OAKLAND, Calif. — Shaun Livingston was on the campaign trail Tuesday stumping for injured teammate, Kevon Looney, the backup role-playing big man and a free agent. Looney’s fourth season in Golden State is over after busting his collarbone in Game 2,...
10:52, 06/05/2019

People Aren't Buying the American War Machine's Pitch for War With Iran If national security advisor John Bolton is Ahab, war with Iran has long been his Moby Dick. Now, Bolton’s dream of a new, disastrous conflict feels closer than ever to becoming reality....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Joe Root hits out at ‘substandard’ Lord’s pitch after England’s three-day Test win • Root: ‘It wasn’t even close to being a fair contest’ • England avoid defeat but Lord’s groundsman under fireEngland’s bowlers will not thank Joe Root for it but their captain was highly critical of the Lord’s pitch after his side’s 143-run victory ...
00:52, 07/27/2019

Joe Biden makes his presidential pitch at Iowa State Fair Joe Biden was among the first of more than 20 presidential candidates to drop by the Iowa State Fair on Thursday in hopes of wooing voters in the Hawkeye State. Within the first 10 minutes of his arrival, Biden grabbed an ice-cream bar to munch on as...
02:39, 08/09/2019

Melee memories: Braves’ Gausman ejected for pitch to Ureña MIAMI (AP) — Atlanta Braves right-hander Kevin Gausman has been ejected in the second inning for throwing a pitch behind Marlins pitcher Jose Ureña, who was involved in a melee between the teams last season. Gausman’s first pitch to Ureña was a...
03:39, 05/04/2019

Boring and lifeless: Cricket NSW slams plans for drop-in pitch at the SCG SCG Trust is considering a drop-in pitch at the behest of the AFLCricket NSW is strongly opposed to the changeCricket NSW is opposing moves to use drop-in pitches at the SCG, fearing it will result in boring cricket which will turn off spectators.The...
06:39, 07/02/2019

Former referee who invaded pitch in Mexican wrestling mask gets 10-year ban Man will not be able to play, officiate or attend gamesCanberra referee left ‘feeling quite threatened’A pitch invader wearing a Mexican wrestling mask has been handed a 10-year ban following bizarre scenes in a Canberra first-grade football match ov...
06:39, 05/07/2019

Martinez lifts Boston 9-4; Rays pitch position player down 5 J.D. Martinez homered and drove in four runs, including an RBI double in the ninth inning following Tampa Bay's curious decision to put a position player on the mound, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Rays 9-4       ...
14:13, 07/23/2019

Chicago Photographer Heroically Avoids Being Retraumatized By Ugly First Pitch Just a couple of weeks ago, Chicago photographer Darren Georgia narrowly avoided a serious bump on his face during a ceremonial first pitch gone awry. Mere milliseconds after his flash captured a White Sox fan’s once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, Georgi...
20:13, 06/14/2019

Watch: LSU beats Auburn with wild pitch, error in SEC Tournament Down 3-2 with one out in the ninth inning, the LSU Tigers scored the game-winning runs on a wild pitch and an error to beat Auburn in the SEC Tournament on Thursday....
17:13, 05/24/2019

Democratic debate 2019: Joe Biden mangles his own campaign pitch Joe Biden fumbled during his closing statement at the Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday, erroneously encouraging prospective supporters to “go to Joe 30330″ — rather than texting “Joe” to the campaign number. “If you agree...
08:00, 08/01/2019

Padres’ Paddack (stiff neck) scratched, to pitch Wednesday TORONTO (AP) — San Diego Padres rookie right-hander Chris Paddack was scratched from his start against the Blue Jays because of a stiff neck and is expected to throw Wednesday instead. Manager Andy Green said Sunday the neck issue is “nothing s...
21:52, 05/26/2019

Review: Late Night Is a Pitch-Perfect Workplace Comedy Comedy, the genre that’s easiest to underestimate, can be a tunnel into practically everything. We may make distinctions between dumb comedies and smart comedies, but the best ones prick the skin at least a little, injecting an energy rush that...
06:26, 06/08/2019

Google’s pitch to Android devs: Assistant can drive app engagement Google is telling Android developers that connecting with Google Assistant can spur more engagement, though there's no evidence to demonstrate that yet.Read More...
12:13, 05/15/2019

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred slams New York pol’s rain-delay pitch Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred on Wednesday brushed back a Brooklyn’s lawmaker’s pitch for MLB to revise its rain-delay rules , saying the proposal would be “impractical” to enforce. Manfred fired off a response letter a day after Cou...
07:52, 05/16/2019

Miscommunication Leads To Kevin Pillar Taking The Slowest Possible Hit-By-Pitch Kevin Pillar wanted to call time during Wednesday’s game in San Diego, but home plate umpire Jeff Nelson didn’t grant it to him. That ended up benefitting the Giants outfielder, because Padres pitcher Luis Perdomo threw a hilariously soft pitch which...
16:52, 07/04/2019

Diehard Fan: Actor Bruce Willis throws 1st pitch in Philly PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bruce Willis was moonlighting for the Philadelphia Phillies. Willis, star of “The Sixth Sense” and “The Fifth Element” threw the first pitch in his No. 19 Phillies jersey before Philadelphia played the Milw...
03:52, 05/16/2019

'Britain's Trump': Corbyn attacks Johnson in election pitch Jeremy Corbyn has accused Boris Johnson of being "Britain's Trump, the fake populist and phoney outsider" as he urged voters to back Labour if a snap general election is called in the autumn....
00:00, 08/20/2019

Karen Carney: farewell to a trailblazer, both on and off the pitch | Suzanne Wrack The winger was one of the last of the generation of top players that paid to play, yet at 31 it feels too soon to be saying goodbyeKaren Carney is quiet in the limelight. There was almost a serenity to her final season at Chelsea and her fourth World...
21:00, 07/05/2019

Watch: Bruce Willis bounces in first pitch before Phillies game Actor Bruce Willis watched his ceremonial first pitch 'Die Hard' in the air before it could make it to the plate prior to the Philadelphia Phillies' loss to the Milwaukee Brewers....
17:52, 05/16/2019

Mets vs. Nationals: Eric Fedde will out pitch Zack Wheeler Bold bowl photos of Alex Rodriguez sitting on the can were taken outside a window of his luxury apartment. Seems A-Rod forgot to close the blinds and was blindsided. His lawyers may seek legal action citing privacy laws if they can flush out who capt...
20:52, 05/21/2019

Nathan Patterson, signed by A’s after viral pitch, dominates in pro debut If his first outing is any indication, the Oakland Athletics’ Nathan Patterson signing wasn’t just a publicity stunt. The 23-year-old fan who earned a contract after hitting 96 mph during a ballpark speed-pitch challenge struck out the si...
18:52, 08/19/2019

QPR youth team right to leave pitch due to racist abuse-club CEO "Queens Park Rangers\u0027 Under-18 coach Paul Furlong was right to take his players off the pitch after they were allegedly subjected to racist taunts in a friendly in Seville last week, the Championship club\u0027s CEO Lee Hoos said on Wednesday."...
18:26, 08/14/2019

Political climate change: Australian leaders make last pitch to voters Australia's political leaders on Thursday made their last big pitch to voters ahead of a May 18 election, with the opposition Labor leader calling for generational change and conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison promising economic stability....
10:39, 05/16/2019

Conflict escalation reaches fever pitch in this Immortal Hulk exclusive The Immortal Hulk is the best superhero comic on the stands, and in a rare instance of the market rewarding quality, the book has turned out to be a massive commercial success. Sales have skyrocketed with recent issues—there’s a great sales analysis ...
23:13, 08/01/2019

Biden prompts confusion with bungled pitch for supporters to text campaign Joe Biden ended Wednesday night's Democratic presidential primary debate by issuing a vexing call for supporters visit "Joe 30330" -- leading to confusion as to whether the former vide president promoting a website, text messaging number, or even the...
18:26, 08/01/2019

Boris Johnson’s pitch is all about his character. That’s why the row in his flat matters | Matthew d’Ancona The would-be prime minister says Brexit just requires brio and confidence. He turned politics into a game of personalityLet’s begin with the straightforward part: any incident in which a woman is heard screaming in her home, and shouting “Get off me!...
22:26, 06/23/2019

Watch: Yankees' CC Sabathia throws out first pitch at final All-Star Game New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Progressive Field before Tuesday's MLB All-Star Game, his final Midsummer Classic as a player....
17:39, 07/10/2019

Rays erase 6-run deficit, beat Blue Jays on wild pitch in 10 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - It was a single for almost anyone else. It was a double for Kevin Kiermaier, whose speed in the bottom of 10th inning produced the run to cap Tampa Bay's big comeback....
11:26, 08/07/2019

Financier, sex offender Jeffrey Epstein makes pitch for bail Monday Lawyers for Jeffrey Epstein square off against federal prosecutors in a high-stakes bid to have the wealthy financier and sex offender freed on bail.        ...
16:26, 07/15/2019

Phil Parkinson resigns as Bolton manager amid off-pitch chaos • Bolton say ‘the matter is being considered’• Club called off game against Doncaster on TuesdayBolton Wanderers are now without a manager after Phil Parkinson and his assistant, Steve Parkin, resigned from the beleaguered club.Parkinson’s decision i...
21:00, 08/21/2019

Bruce Willis hears boos from Phillies fans after one-hopping first pitch Philadelphia Phillies fans let Bruce Willis hear it after the “Die Hard” actor threw a bad first pitch before Wednesday’s 5-2 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers....
00:26, 05/17/2019

| 'He did talking on pitch': Saracens coach hails Vunipola in Euro triumph Saracens coach Mark McCall praised controversial England star Billy Vunipola for "doing his talking on the pitch" in the European Champions Cup final....
09:13, 05/12/2019

Amid rising conflict, Theresa May won't unveil 4th Brexit pitch as planned British Prime Minister Theresa May won't submit her fourth proposed agreement to leave the European Union on Friday, as it was planned -- amid rising discontent among members of her party and lawmakers....
04:26, 05/24/2019

Cubs’ Kyle Hendricks tosses 81-pitch complete-game shutout CHICAGO — Kyle Hendricks needed just 81 pitches for a four-hitter, Anthony Rizzo homered for his third straight game and the Chicago Cubs beat the NL Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals 4-0 on Friday. The second-place Cubs won their season-high fifth...
00:00, 05/04/2019

Bernie Sanders makes closed-door pitch to top Democrats in must-win New Hampshire Bernie Sanders needs to come out on top next February in the New Hampshire primary, where he crushed Hillary Clinton by more than 20 percentage points in the state’s 2016 Democratic contest. And on Tuesday, during a campaign swing in NH, Sanders met ...
04:26, 05/29/2019

Wild first pitch at Royals-White Sox game nails unsuspecting photographer A photographer was hit on a first pitch that went crazily awry Tuesday night before the Kansas City Royals game against the White Sox in Chicago.        ...
03:39, 05/29/2019

Inside Chase Arena: The Warriors’ $1.4 billion pitch to keep Kevin Durant SAN FRANCISCO — On Wednesday, with all the hullabaloo swirling over a Warriors’ part-owner shoving Toronto’s Kyle Lowry on the sidelines at Oracle Arena, Golden State executive Rick Welts was across the Bay Bridge, conducting his final tour of the fr...
23:52, 06/07/2019

Exclusive - Blackwater founder’s latest sales pitch: mercenaries for Venezuela Erik Prince - the founder of the controversial private security firm Blackwater and a prominent supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump - has been pushing a plan to deploy a private army to help topple Venezuela’s socialist president, Nicolas Maduro...
19:52, 04/30/2019

Castillo fans 11, bounces back to pitch Reds past Giants 7-0 Luis Castillo struck out a season-high 11 in six innings, Nick Senzel hit a two-run triple and the Cincinnati Reds defeated the San Francisco Giants 7-0        ...
08:13, 05/11/2019

You Could Microwave A Hot Pocket In The Time It Took Zack Greinke To Throw This Damn Pitch Zack Greinke was up against Ozzie Albies in the top of the second and had just thrown his second consecutive changeup outside of the strike zone to give the Braves batter a full count. With two men on base, Greinke didn’t want to be the one to break ...
23:00, 05/11/2019

Lyles overcomes high pitch count, Pirates beat Cardinals 2-1 Jordan Lyles overcame a 30-pitch first inning to combine with four relievers on a two-hitter, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 for their seventh win in 10 games following an eight-game losing streak     ...
03:00, 05/12/2019

Google has made a virtual soccer pitch to train AIs to play football Google has created a virtual soccer training pitch for AIs to use to learn how to play football. The AIs will need to learn short-term control and high-level strategies...
18:39, 07/03/2019

Deadspin We’ve A New Contender For The Title Of Worst Ceremonial First Pitch Of All Time | Jezebel N Deadspin We’ve A New Contender For The Title Of Worst Ceremonial First Pitch Of All Time | Jezebel New Bones and Huge Testicles Tied Up With String, These Are a Few Of Incels’ Favorite Things | The Root ‘If I Would Have Complied, I Would Have Got Kil...
17:13, 05/29/2019

Sri Lanka vs South Africa: Swarm of bees causes a buzz on Durham pitch There was a bizarre moment in Sri Lanka's Cricket World Cup contest against South Africa on Friday as the players and umpires took special measures to avoid a troublesome swarm of bees....
17:26, 06/28/2019

| Unsuitable CT Stadium pitch sees CT City v Chiefs PSL blockbuster moved The Absa Premiership encounter between Cape Town City and Kaizer Chiefs will not go ahead at the Cape Town Stadium after the pitch was ruled unsuitable....
08:39, 08/22/2019

Fan who scored Oakland A's contract with viral 96-mph pitch makes professional debut The baseball fan who landed a contract with the Oakland A’s after his 96-MPH pitch at a speed-pitch radar booth at Coors Field went viral brought the heat in his professional debut....
02:52, 08/20/2019

Ford takes regulator for a spin in pitch to save connected cars Ford and other carmakers such as BMW and Toyota don’t want to lose the rights they gained in 1999 from the FCC for a system designed to link cars, roadside beacons and traffic lights into a seamless wireless communication web....
15:26, 06/18/2019

This Is Football shows the ‘magic of the game’ is not just a sales pitch | Barney Ronay For once, emotions are genuinely stirred by the story of Rwanda and how the game helped heal its divisionsIt can be hard in England to get a feel for the scale, the power and – yes really – the beauty of the Premier League’s vast global reach. Probab...
00:52, 07/27/2019

Sink Navy Warship, Get Artificial Underwater Reef: Maharashtra's Pitch Two months after the Navy decommissioned INS Ganga, an indigenous guided-missile frigate, the government of Maharashtra has officially written to the Navy Chief, Admiral Karambir Singh, asking for......
13:52, 06/14/2019

Mets’ Steven Matz finds right pitch pace in bounce-back effort Pitching close to home is nothing new for Steven Matz. As the left-hander said after the Mets’ 7-2 win Wednesday over the Marlins at Citi Field, “I don’t know anything else at this point.’’ That won’t be the case for Marcus Stroman, who will make his...
05:00, 08/08/2019

Warriors ready to make their quiet pitch to Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson The Warriors dynasty isn’t dead yet. It hinges on two decisions. With Kevin Durant expected to opt out of the final year of his current contract, and Klay Thompson already set to be an unrestricted free agent, Golden State is expected to meet w...
19:52, 06/25/2019

UCLA's Rachel Garcia capped off a 179-pitch day with a heroic walk-off homer The UCLA softball team is going to the championship of the Women's College World Series thanks to one of the most heroic games you'll ever see.        ...
00:52, 06/03/2019

Democratic 2020 candidates pitch Iowa party leaders on how to beat Trump Nineteen Democratic presidential candidates delivered rapid-fire sales pitches to Iowa party leaders on Sunday, touting their ability to energize voters, win the White House and deliver on longtime party goals such as universal healthcare....
02:26, 06/10/2019

Toddler rescued by Aussie Rules player after running on to pitch during match – video A two-year-old girl was rescued by a player after she ran on to the field during an association Aussie Rules match. St Bernard's Alex McLeod told foxfooty.com.au that the incident during their defeat to the Old Melburnians was 'one of the strangest t...
14:52, 05/13/2019

In Paris, Héctor Bellerín Swaps The Football Pitch For The Louis Vuitton Catwalk "Playing a game is the best thing ever and you cannot compare the two things but [walking in the show] was something that I really, really enjoyed and I was very happy to be able to do it," the Arsenal defender told Vogue post-show...
20:52, 06/20/2019

Fan's viral 96 mph pitch catches attention of MLB team, scores minor league contract A baseball fan's life has changed forever after he threw an unbelievable pitch at a Major League Baseball game, shocking officials and viewers around the world....
22:26, 08/02/2019

England players against walking off the pitch if targeted by racist abuse, says Gareth Southgate England manager Gareth Southgate says his side will not walk off the pitch if they suffer racist abuse, with none of the current squad keen to make a statement in that fashion....
09:52, 05/17/2019

Watch: Rangers' Joey Gallo homers on first pitch he sees in All-Star Game Texas Rangers center fielder Joey Gallo didn't take long to feel comfortable in his first career All-Star Game, hitting the first pitch he saw from Giants reliever Will Smith over the right-field wall for a home run....
17:39, 07/10/2019

Klopp says Adrián is a Liverpool injury concern after collision with pitch invader – video Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian could miss his side's Premier League game against Southampton on Saturday after a collision with a pitch invader. Manager Jürgen Klopp said the Spaniard injured his ankle during post-match celebrations following Liverpool'...
20:00, 08/16/2019

Courting Black Support, Booker and Harris Pitch Differing Economic Plans As income inequality becomes a central issue for Democrats, two plans offered by Senators Cory Booker and Kamala Harris offer a proxy of the battle between them....
11:26, 05/01/2019

Liverpool under FSG: How learning from Fulham and Man Utd off the pitch helped bring glory back to Anfield As the city of Madrid turned into a speck on the horizon for the passengers of a flight chartered to bring the newly crowned champions of Europe back to Liverpool, John W Henry had plenty of time to consider everything that had led him to that moment...
10:39, 06/15/2019

John Legend and James Corden's Songs of the Summer Riff-Off Is Pitch Perfect It was a battle of ballads and bops. Apparently, James Corden is a bone to pick with the radio this summer because he made a plea for more jams. "Whenever I turn the radio on nowm......
16:26, 07/31/2019

2020 Dems pitch plans to combat gun violence, white nationalism after massacres Both South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee introduced detailed plans for curbing gun violence and white nationalist terrorism Tuesday, while other candidates introduced or re-emphasized their support for various proposals....
02:39, 08/07/2019

Activists in Hong Kong make pitch to extradition protesters: register to vote Campaigners in Hong Kong have registered thousands of new voters during mass protests against controversial extradition law reform, pouncing on an opportunity to bolster the democratic opposition's prospects in upcoming elections....
13:13, 06/20/2019

In Pitch Black Waters, Scientists Capture Historic Video Of Giant Squid In the pitch black waters 750 meters below the surface of the Gulf of Mexico, a thin, undulating arm emerges from the gloom. For the first time, a live giant squid had been filmed in U.S. waters....
04:26, 06/24/2019

Review: Pitch-perfect Ready or Not is a sharp and witty blood-soaked delight Enlarge / Samara Weaving delivers a standout performance in the new horror comedy Ready or Not. (credit: Fox Searchlight) An unsuspecting bride finds herself fighting for her life on her wedding night in Ready or Not, a wickedly funny, blood-soaked...
23:00, 08/21/2019

Exclusive: Walmart to make first direct pitch to big corporate ad buyers at New York event Walmart Inc will meet large consumer goods companies and advertising firms for the first time in New York next week to pitch its advertising business, as the world's largest retailer aims to rev up its website and stores as a platform for other compa...
12:00, 05/22/2019

QPR's support for race victims after U18s walk off pitch during friendly in Spain QPR will continue to support and monitor the welfare of their Under-18 players after they were alleged to have suffered racist abuse and walked off the pitch during a friendly in Spain....
18:00, 08/15/2019

Maddy Freking becomes sixth girl to pitch at Little League World Series, gets team out of jam Maddy Freking became the sixth girl to pitch at the Little League World Series on Sunday and more than held her own on the mound.       ...
14:00, 08/19/2019

Amazon's video ad push, Jeffrey Katzenberg's pitch to advertisers, and iHeart's Apple hack Reuters Hi! Welcome to another edition of the Advertising and Media Insider newsletter, where we recap all the big stories we worked on this past week. If someone forwarded you this newsletter, sign up for your own here. Send me tips or feedback at l...
03:39, 05/08/2019

Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco announces he is fighting leukemia, hopes to pitch again in 2019 The Indians right-hander told a Dominican TV station that he has leukemia, a type of cancer that affects the blood and bone marrow.       ...
18:54, 07/06/2019

Read the pitch deck that business travel startup Lola used to secure $37 million in funding Lola.com CEO Mike Volpe thinks business travel on the whole is just horrible – but he saw that as a big business opportunity. Lola focuses on making it easier for medium-sized companies to manage corporate travel arrangements. Companies use the...
22:13, 08/21/2019

Reptile wrangler who retrieved alligator from Chicago lagoon throws first pitch before Cubs game The reptile wrangler who retrieved a roughly 5-foot alligator from the Humboldt Park Lagoon in Chicago threw out the first pitch at the Chicago Cubs’ game against the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday....
15:52, 07/17/2019

The Opioid Crisis Two decades ago, a new generation of supposedly safer painkillers triggered an epidemic of opioid abuse in the U.S. Since then, opioid overdoses have killed well over 400,000 Americans — more deaths than the country’s military suffered in World War I...
20:26, 06/25/2019

Angels’ Andrew Heaney honors Tyler Skaggs with special first pitch, etches message into mound Los Angeles Angels pitcher Andrew Heaney honored the memory of his teammate Tyler Skaggs on Saturday with a special first pitch in his first start since his friend’s tragic death last week....
01:13, 07/08/2019

Gwyneth Paltrow called an 'extortionist' for expensive 'health summit' that turned out to be Goop sales pitch Attendees of Gwyneth Paltrow’s UK wellness summit in London are revolting after they were charged $5,700 to attend — then subjected to a weekend-long Goop sales pitch, while the actress skipped out on some of the festivities....
15:13, 07/03/2019

Cubs' Cole Hamels leaves Reds game after throwing warmup pitch in second inning Cole Hamels left after one inning against the Cincinnati Reds Friday night, the latest blow to a Chicago Cubs rotation already missing Kyle Hendricks.       ...
07:26, 06/29/2019

Liverpool goalie Adrian may miss next English Premier League match after pitch-invader incident Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian, fresh off a European Super Cup victory over Chelsea, may miss the club’s second English Premier League match of the season because of a bizarre injury suffered this week....
21:39, 08/16/2019

Nomura to pay $26.5m settlement to SEC Nomura will pay $26.5m (£21m) to settle charges in the US that it failed to properly supervise five former traders who lied to customers about mortgage bond prices....
22:13, 07/15/2019

FTC: You'll Probably Get Almost Nothing From the Equifax Settlement Ever the parade-rainer, the Federal Trade Commission announced today that with so many Equifax breach victims opting for cash payments instead of free credit monitoring, each one of them will likely only get “a small amount of money.”Read more......
06:52, 08/01/2019

One Opioid-Pushing Executive Down, 1,210,392 to Go Former billionaire and pharmaceutical executive John Kapoor and four co-defendants were found guilty Thursday of racketeering conspiracy in a landmark opioid crisis case, according to NPR....
14:52, 05/03/2019

First Opioid Trial Takes Aim at J & J Having settled with Purdue Pharma and Teva, Oklahoma will now try to blame Johnson & Johnson for its opioid disaster. Nearly 1,900 lawsuits remain nationwide....
19:13, 05/26/2019

England Lionesses lose on the pitch but victory for women's football brings watershed moment closer than ever Phil Neville had promised that losing this semi-final would 'mean nothing' to him but, when he is finally able to reflect on an agonising defeat, the England manager will feel differently....
00:00, 07/03/2019

Trump to pitch Israeli-Palestinian peace plan at Camp David summit with Arab leaders: reports The Trump administration is set to host a peace summit with Arab leaders at Camp David in September to pitch its much-awaited political solution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
18:52, 07/31/2019

Why You Might Not Get $125 in Equifax Settlement Money If you’re claiming your $125 in settlement money from the 2017 Equifax data breach, don’t add that extra cash into your budget just yet—because you might not get the full amount.Read more......
20:00, 07/29/2019

Here's Why Facebook's FTC Settlement Is a Joke After some rumor-milling and informed reportage attributable to anonymous sources, Facebook has finally made public the contours of its deal with the Federal Trade Commission to end a probe into its handling of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. From w...
19:13, 07/24/2019

9,000-year-old settlement unearthed A huge Stone Age settlement unearthed outside Jerusalem may have been home to 3,000 people, the Neolithic equivalent of a large city, according to details released by the Israel Antiquities Authority on Tuesday....
20:13, 07/17/2019

Tuesday Is A Big Day For The NFL's Concussion Settlement The NFL concussion settlement is at an inflection point. Tomorrow morning, at the federal courthouse in Philadelphia, a hearing is scheduled to discuss a series rules changes that were recently approved by Senior Judge Anita B. Brody, who has oversig...
01:00, 05/07/2019

How a lethal toxin might help in the opioid crisis In the midst of the opioid crisis, scientists are searching for nonaddictive alternatives. Some have turned to a toxin present in certain sea creatures....
10:52, 06/15/2019

I went from cop to opioid drug dealer in one month Mark Restivo, 39, had dreamed of being in the NYPD since he was 5 years old. But when he was injured on the job and made to retire after only a few years on the force, an old habit with painkillers spun out of control. In just a month’s time, Restivo...
05:00, 07/18/2019

Two Drugmakers Closing In on Opioid Settlements Drugmakers Endo International and Allergan are in talks to avoid going to a landmark trial set to begin in October over the opioid crisis, according to people familiar with the matter....
12:00, 08/20/2019

The Giants at the Heart of the Opioid Crisis Civil suits filed by three states accuse pharmaceutical distributors of flooding the country with opioids while devising systems to evade regulators....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Counties hit hardest by the opioid crisis 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the average number of drug-related deaths per 100,000 residents in all U.S. counties.        ...
22:00, 08/02/2019

Can the UK avoid having a lethal opioid crisis like the one in the US? Doctors in the UK are concerned that it could follow the US into an opioid crisis, yet measures to prevent this could go too far and leave people in pain...
20:00, 05/15/2019

Iran says talks with US impossible; US says it wants talks UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran’s U.N. ambassador says the situation in the Persian Gulf region is “very dangerous” and talks with the U.S. are impossible in the face of escalating sanctions and intimidation. The U.S. envoy says the Trum...
01:52, 06/25/2019

U.S. Cities Keep Getting Hacked Local governments across the country are facing a growing threat of cyberattacks and escalating ransom demands, as an attack in Baltimore has crippled thousands of computers for a month....
11:52, 06/07/2019

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

FTC warns of Equifax settlement scams In the wake of Capital One’s data breach, the Federal Trade Commission is warning consumers about scams related to Equifax’s data breach. The FTC issued a tweet on Monday urging caution about fake websites claiming to be the Equifax settlement ...
03:13, 07/31/2019

On day of settlement with FTC, Facebook says some 2.1 billion use its apps every day On day of $5-billion settlement with FTC, Facebook announces $16.9 billion revenue quarter, up 8% from prior year, with $2 billion included in release.       ...
00:00, 07/25/2019

Harvey Weinstein accusers could get less than $60G each in settlement Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers will haul in $14 million as part of a proposed $44 million settlement with his sex assault accusers — while most of the alleged victims will get an average of $60,000....
21:26, 05/26/2019

FTC approves roughly $5 bln Facebook settlement - WSJ The United States Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc over a long-running investigation into the company's privacy missteps, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday....
22:13, 07/12/2019

Equifax's $700 Million Settlement: How to Get Your Share Equifax Inc.’s $700 million settlement with federal and state regulators and with plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit provides for up to $425 million for the 147 million Americans affected by the breach. Here’s how to get your share....
00:52, 07/24/2019

Facebook Agrees to Pay $5 Billion in FTC Settlement Facebook agreed to pay a record $5 billion fine and better police its data-privacy practices to settle a long-running federal investigation that has damaged the company’s standing with consumers and clouded its future....
14:52, 07/24/2019

Qualcomm to Get at Least $4.5 Billion in Apple Settlement Qualcomm will receive at least $4.5 billion from Apple as part of a settlement that ended more than two years of wrangling over the chip maker’s patent-licensing fees....
00:26, 05/02/2019

Opioid crisis hits nonunion plants, too The states where opioid abuse is most rampant are home to numerous nonunion auto plants. A number of those workplaces have policies to help workers with addiction....
13:26, 07/08/2019

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

Oklahoma, J&J to wrap up first trial over opioid crisis Oklahoma's attorney general is expected on Monday to urge a judge to find Johnson & Johnson responsible for flooding the market with painkillers and fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic, as the first trial in nationwide litigation over the drug crisis co...
12:52, 07/15/2019

How a beloved HIV doctor became one of New York’s top opioid distributors For HIV-positive New Yorkers, Dr. Joseph Olivieri was a lifeline. “I stood 5-foot-11 and weighed 138 pounds when I started seeing Dr. Olivieri in 2007,” said one patient of the physician, who practiced in Murray Hill. “He turned me on to growth hormo...
12:52, 08/11/2019

Opioid treatment may reduce contact with law enforcement (Reuters Health) - Opioid users who get treatment for their drug dependency are less likely to have police encounters or to be charged with crimes, an Australian study suggests....
13:26, 07/13/2019

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

Few black patients get buprenorphine for opioid addiction (Reuters Health) - While the number of Americans getting drug treatment for opioid addiction is on the rise, a new study suggests that gains may be concentrated among white patients and people who can pay cash or have private health insurance....
00:52, 05/15/2019

Treating deadly opioid epidemic is a top concern for UAW In the summer's contract talks, the union is seeking an expansion of employer-funded, union-administered assistance programs aimed at preventing the use of prescription painkillers from turning into harmful, long-term dependence....
03:13, 07/09/2019

Landmark US opioid trial begins in Oklahoma Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson has gone to trial in Oklahoma over its contribution to the state's opioid crisis. The case could set a precedent for thousands of other US lawsuits against drug manufacturers....
02:39, 05/29/2019

Finally, More Criminal Charges for Opioid Executives A rare criminal charge has been brought against former executives at a company who helped pushed opioid pain medications across the U.S., helping to fuel the national opioid addiction crisis, according to the Washington Post....
07:13, 07/19/2019

Oklahoma Faces Off Against J & J in First Trial of an Opioid Maker With Purdue Pharma and Teva settling the case, the state sought to hold J & J responsible for the broader opioid crisis. The company argued that it operated responsibly and lawfully....
02:52, 05/29/2019

People who need opioid overdose antidote aren't getting it Nine million more prescriptions for the antidote to opioid overdose could have been prescribed last year if medical providers had followed federal guidelines....
03:52, 08/07/2019

Opioid prescriptions for six surgeries down by half, study says More than half of the patients included in a study who had one of six surgeries took no opioids after the procedure, report researchers testing out a new technique to pull back on opioid prescriptions....
23:39, 05/31/2019

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

Britain's opioid crisis takes on US dimension Opioid addiction in Britain has spiraled to a dangerous level. Experts warn that the UK is approaching a crisis of US proportions. What's the government doing to tackle the problem? Charlotte Potts reports from London....
12:00, 05/19/2019

Obesity-related pain contributes to opioid use (Reuters Health) - Long-term use of prescription opioids for chronic pain is more common among people who are overweight or obese, a new study finds....
01:39, 06/19/2019

Second opioid distributor charged over U.S. overdose crisis An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives on Thursday were charged with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic by selling millions of pills despite signs the addictive drugs were being misused....
22:26, 07/18/2019

A peek into opioid users' brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation's opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addiction, like methadone, do more than ease the cravings and withdrawal....
22:26, 07/10/2019

Opioid overdose more likely if family member has prescription Opioid overdoses may be much more likely to happen in families when somebody in the household has been prescribed these drugs, a U.S. study suggests....
00:13, 06/25/2019

Hard-hit Pennsylvania to sue drugmaker over opioid epidemic PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The attorney general of Pennsylvania says he’s filing a lawsuit accusing a pharmaceutical giant of fueling the opioid epidemic. Attorney General Josh Shapiro’s office said it would announce details of the lawsuit Tuesd...
16:52, 05/14/2019

Drug manufacturer to pay $225 million to end opioid investigations Drug manufacturer Insys Therapeutics Inc. has agreed to pay $225 million in order to end federal investigations into allegations that it used illegal marketing schemes to push a powerful opioid-based painkiller....
10:26, 06/06/2019

20 European cities with hardly any tourists With overtourism showing no signs of abating in Europe's most famous destinations, there's never been a better time to seek out wonderful options that attract fewer visitors....
21:00, 07/24/2019

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

Best cities to land a summer job A new study shows some cities are better than others when it comes to finding a summer job. Wallet Hub analyzed factors like affordability, median income and availability of summer jobs to make the list. Orlando, Florida came out on top followed by S...
04:13, 05/29/2019

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

The most and least punctual cities, according to OpenTable Buzz60’s Elizabeth Keatinge tells us about OpenTable’s report showing the least and most punctual cities.       ...
17:13, 07/26/2019

What are the most and least punctual cities, according to OpenTable Buzz60’s Elizabeth Keatinge tells us about OpenTable’s report showing the least and most punctual cities.       ...
14:00, 07/26/2019

25 most dangerous cities in America 24/7 Wall St. reviewed violent crime rates in major U.S. cities from the FBI’s 2017 Uniform Crime Report. See which cities made the top 25 list:       ...
21:00, 06/10/2019

America’s fittest cities (NBC News) The American College of Sports Medicine has released its annual American Fitness Index, ranking the top 100 cities in the U.S. from most to least fit. For the second consecutive year Arlington, Virginia takes the top spot in the fitness in...
23:26, 05/14/2019

The top 15 cities with the most billionaires, ranked Mauricio Santana/Getty Images Nearly 30% of the world's billionaire population in 2018 was concentrated in just 15 cities, according to Wealth-X's 2019 Billionaire Census report. Strong tech industries have fostered considerable wealth in several ci...
22:13, 05/09/2019

The 28 most polluted cities in the world To identify the world’s most polluted cities, 24/7 Tempo reviewed the average annual concentration of particulate matter in nearly 1,300 cities.        ...
17:26, 06/04/2019

Cities are heating up. How can we keep them cool? By 2050, Berlin could be as warm as Canberra in Australia. With cities around the world grappling over solutions to rising temperatures, Germany's sunniest city is wasting no time to act....
10:00, 08/03/2019

10 sinking cities that could soon be underwater Mamunur Rashid/NurPhoto via Getty Images Some major cities are sinking and could become unlivable due to climate change and rising sea levels. Jakarta is sinking up to 6.7 inches per year due to excessive groundwater pumping. Venice is sinking at a ...
03:52, 05/04/2019

Are small cities the smartest? When you hear of urban transformations, you tend to think of high-rise mega-cities like Shanghai, Dubai or Hong Kong. Or if it's technological advances, San Francisco and Silicon Valley might come to mind....
17:52, 05/14/2019

US cities that get the most sun, from Las Vegas to Miami 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the metropolitan statistical areas with the most hours of peak sun per day using data from the Centers for Disease Control and more.       ...
21:26, 08/06/2019

Should we build cities from scratch? With another 2.5 billion urban dwellers predicted within the next 30 years, should we expand existing cities? Or is there a case for starting afresh?Do you live in a city planned from scratch? Share your storyPeople have been building new cities from...
10:39, 07/10/2019

These are the 25 richest cities in America The median household income in 2017 was $60,336, but in the most thriving U.S. cities, the majority of households earn over 20% more than that.        ...
14:13, 05/19/2019

No car? No problem. These are the 10 most walkable cities in the U.S. You can easily see many of America’s best destinations on foot; here are the top 10 most walkable cities, as determined by Walk Score.       ...
06:39, 08/13/2019

28 most polluted cities in the world To identify the world’s most polluted cities, 24/7 Tempo reviewed the average annual concentration of particulate matter in nearly 1,300 cities.        ...
18:39, 06/06/2019

10 best cities with day-trip potential From Reykjavik to Tokyo, these cities give you lots of bang for your travel buck, with lots of options waiting just outside of town.       ...
17:00, 06/25/2019

Florida to Ban Sanctuary Cities Despite Not Having Any On Thursday, Florida’s state Senate passed a bill that would ban sanctuary cities in the state. The state’s House of Representatives passed a similar bill last week, and the law will now head to Gov. Ron DeSantis’ desk to be signed....
14:52, 05/03/2019

The 50 hottest cities in America Heading into summer, residents of some cities face a big challenge when it comes to staying cool. 24/7 Wall St. identified the 50 hottest in the US.       ...
18:00, 06/19/2019

These are the poorest cities in every state in the US The US is one of the richest countries in the world. Despite that wealth, parts of the country have been left behind, including these cities.        ...
14:26, 05/07/2019

The 50 most dangerous cities in the world 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the world's 50 most dangerous cities – the ones with the highest murder rates – as reported by a Mexico-based advocacy group.       ...
19:52, 07/24/2019

These American cities will soon be under water The world’s ice has been melting and sea levels have been rising. Sooner or later thousands of coastal communities will become uninhabitable.        ...
15:52, 06/18/2019

How to claim your share of the $700 million Equifax settlement Starting today, victims of the massive Equifax data breach — and chances are if you’re reading this, you’re one of them since 147 million people were affected — can finally get the ball rolling on filing a claim and collecting...
00:52, 07/26/2019

Equifax to pay up to $700 million in US data breach settlement Equifax will pay at least $575 million, and potentially as much as $700 million, to settle allegations over its massive over 2017 data breach, U.S. regulators said in a statement....
21:00, 07/22/2019

What the Equifax Data-Breach Settlement Means for You Equifax said it had exposed the data of almost 150 million people in 2017. Now it will pay at least $650 million to settle claims relating to the data breach....
04:26, 07/23/2019

Huge Neolithic settlement unearthed near Jerusalem Archaeologists have unearthed a massive Neolithic settlement near Jerusalem. The 9,000-year-old site is the largest prehistoric settlement discovered in Israel, and one of the largest of its kind in the region....
23:26, 07/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Equifax to pay up to $700 mln in U.S. data breach settlement Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to $700 million to settle U.S. federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information that affected around 147 million consumers, authorities said on Monday....
17:39, 07/22/2019

Proving you deserve $20,000 from the Equifax settlement will be nearly impossible Equifax will give consumers a range of options for monitoring their credit or making claims of fraud or data misuse, part of a $425 million restitution fund....
21:00, 07/22/2019

Facebook Settlement With US FTC Likely to Include WhatsApp: Report The FTC has been investigating revelations that Facebook inappropriately shared information belonging to 87 million users with the now-defunct British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica....
08:39, 05/03/2019

FTC to Announce $5 Billion Facebook Settlement as Soon as This Week The Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce as soon as this week a settlement with Facebook over the company’s privacy practices, according to people familiar with the matter....
20:00, 07/22/2019

N.C. settlement expands transgender bathroom access A federal judge in North Carolina approved Tuesday a settlement that will allow transgender people to use the bathroom of the gender with which they identify....
00:52, 07/24/2019

Paraplegic man sues, says Avenatti kept settlement money SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A paraplegic man previously represented by Michael Avenatti has filed a lawsuit alleging the embattled lawyer didn’t pay him millions he was due in a settlement with Los Angeles County. Geoffrey Johnson filed the lawsui...
22:13, 06/13/2019

SEC commissioner isn’t happy about settlement with Elon Musk A US Securities and Exchange commissioner on Tuesday criticized a settlement between the regulator and Tesla CEO Elon Musk over his use of Twitter. The head of the electric car maker reached a deal with the SEC on Friday, agreeing to submit his publi...
12:39, 05/02/2019

Facebook's $5 Billion US FTC Settlement Said to Be Announced This Week The US FTC expected to announce a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook as early as this week, two sources briefed on the matter said on Monday....
13:26, 07/23/2019

The Latest: Lawyer: Family got ‘transformational’ settlement MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the city of Minneapolis paying a $20 million settlement to the family of an unarmed woman shot and killed by a police officer in 2017 (all times local): 3 p.m. An attorney for the family of a woman shot and killed by ...
22:39, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Lawyer: Family got 'transformational' settlement The Latest on the city of Minneapolis paying a $20 million settlement to the family of an unarmed woman shot and killed by a police officer in 2017 (all times local): 3 p.m....
23:26, 05/03/2019

Facebook's potential settlement with FTC will likely include WhatsApp: WSJ Facebook Inc's potential settlement with federal regulators over breaches of consumer data privacy is nearing completion, and will likely cover related services like its WhatsApp messenger, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people ...
00:26, 05/03/2019

U.S. senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its reported settlement with Facebook Inc....
20:26, 07/16/2019

For Facebook’s Zuckerberg, FTC settlement could bring a new era of accountability Mark Zuckerberg's power within Facebook is virtually unchallenged as the company's co-founder, CEO and largest stockholder. An FTC settlement that requires Zuckerberg to personally attest to the company's privacy practices may bring an end to that....
01:52, 07/25/2019

Lloyds in £140m settlement with funds giant Lloyds Banking Group has agreed to pay £140m to Standard Life Aberdeen to settle a legal fight over the future of a £100bn asset management mandate....
15:26, 07/24/2019

Facebook CEO again calls for greater regulations following settlement with FTC On day of $5-billion settlement with FTC, Facebook announces $16.9-billion revenue quarter, up 8% from prior year, with $2 billion included in release.       ...
02:00, 07/25/2019

| Is a $5bn fine the least painful part of Facebook's settlement? US regulators are expected to unveil a settlement with Facebook - a reported $5bn fine that might be the least painful part of the agreement for the social network....
08:39, 07/25/2019

California utility to pay $1B settlement for wildfire damage Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has agreed to pay a $1 billion settlement to parts of Northern California for a string of wildfires blamed on the utility, including the devastating Camp Fire last year....
16:13, 06/19/2019

Potential Facebook Settlement With FTC Likely to Include WhatsApp Facebook potential settlement with federal regulators over breaches of consumer data privacy is nearing completion and will likely cover related services such as its WhatsApp messaging function....
23:39, 05/02/2019

Senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its reported settlement with Facebook Inc....
21:00, 07/16/2019

What is the Flores settlement that the Trump administration has moved to end? The Trump administration on Wednesday announced plans to end a decades-old settlement agreement that had set a 20-day limit for holding children and issue new regulations that could hold undocumented families detained together indefinitely....
01:00, 08/22/2019

Muslim discrimination results in $675k settlement A lawsuit against a Denver landlord who was recorded refusing to allow a Muslim father and son to sublease her property for a restaurant has ended in a $675,000 settlement. (May 3)        ...
09:39, 05/03/2019

Facebook's settlement with U.S. regulators likely to include WhatsApp: WSJ Facebook Inc's potential settlement with U.S. regulators over breaches of consumer data privacy is nearing completion, and the agreement will likely include its WhatsApp messaging service, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people f...
04:00, 05/03/2019

Equifax to pay $700m in data breach settlement After exposing the personal information of almost 150m consumers back in 2017, the credit reporting agency Equifax has reached a deal with US state and federal regulators in which it will pay $700m to settle probes into its data breach.To date this i...
22:39, 07/22/2019

Equifax Will Pay Up to $700 Million in Data Breach Settlement WASHINGTON — Equifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with the Federal Trade Commission and others over a 2017 data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other private information of nearly 150 million people. The proposed settle...
16:39, 07/22/2019

Equifax to Pay Up to $700 Million in Data Breach Settlement Equifax struck a settlement of up to $700 million to resolve investigations and lawsuits stemming from its 2017 data breach that exposed the personal data of nearly 150 million Americans....
16:39, 07/22/2019

Zell, other former Tribune executives reach $200 mln settlement over LBO Real estate billionaire Sam Zell and other former officers and directors of Tribune Co have reached a $200 million settlement resolving allegations of fraudulent transactions related to the media company's disastrous 2007 leveraged buyout....
21:26, 06/12/2019

Facebook shares rise on report of $5B settlement with FTC The Federal Trade Commission has reportedly slapped Facebook with a record-setting $5 billion fine over its privacy lapses, including a massive data leak to political research firm Cambridge Analytica. The staggering penalty, which was approved on a ...
23:52, 07/12/2019

Judge approves Musk, SEC settlement over Twitter use The deal approved by a federal judge lays out in more detail what types of statements by CEO Elon Musk must be reviewed by Tesla's legal counsel before publication, such as financial statements, previously unreported production or delivery numbers, a...
12:52, 05/01/2019

Indivior says Reckitt settlement in U.S. unrelated to its cases Drugmaker Indivior Plc said on Thursday its former parent Reckitt Benckiser's $1.4 billion settlement with authorities in the United States was separate to its ongoing legal proceedings....
15:39, 07/11/2019

Israel moves to name Golan settlement after Trump RAMAT TRUMP, Golan Heights (AP) — The Trump name graces apartment towers, hotels and golf courses. Now it is the namesake of a tiny Jewish settlement in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Cabinet c...
20:52, 06/16/2019

FTC: 'Overwhelming' response to Equifax settlement may mean less money The Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday said an "overwhelming" response to Equifax's monetary settlement for 2017's data breach means consumers may not receive the full $125 they expected....
05:13, 08/01/2019

4 Tax Strategies That Could Make a Divorce Settlement Easier Divorce negotiations are never easy, and they became more complicated this year, thanks to the tax overhaul. Here are four tips for taxpayers to consider....
18:52, 05/22/2019

Lawyers for some Nassar victims want settlement investigated EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Lawyers representing victims of imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar who came forward more recently with allegations of sexual assault are seeking an investigation into Michigan State University’s $500 million...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Equifax settlement has already spawned deceptive websites The scammers are coming for you. If anyone calls or emails you about the settlement, do nothing until you verify the information with the FTC or your state or local consumer-protection office....
13:00, 08/03/2019

Qualcomm Scored $4.5 Billion or More in Settlement With Apple Semiconductor and telecommunications equipment manufacturer Qualcomm said on Wednesday it will take home a one-time payment of between $4.5 billion to $4.7 billion from its settlement with tech giant Apple over the next quarter, the New York Times re...
05:26, 05/02/2019

Equifax data breach settlement: Why you won’t get $125 The massive 2017 data breach at credit bureau Equifax doesn't guarantee you $125 compensation. You may be targeted by scammers instead.       ...
23:39, 07/31/2019

Greenpeace to receive $3 million in settlement with Russia Greenpeace will receive 2.7 million euros ($3 million) from Russia under a settlement reached between the Dutch state and Moscow, the environmental group said on Friday....
17:13, 05/17/2019

U.S. lawmakers criticize potential Facebook settlement with FTC Two U.S. senators on Monday criticized reported plans for a Federal Trade Commission settlement with Facebook Inc for misuse of consumers' personal data, saying that top officials, potentially including founder Mark Zuckerberg, must be held personall...
23:52, 05/06/2019

Equifax to pay up to $650 million in data breach settlement Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to a record $650 million to settle U.S. federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information, authorities said on Monday....
14:26, 07/22/2019

MPs fear EU settlement scheme will lead to 'new Windrush' MPs have serious concerns about the scheme by which EU citizens must apply to stay in the UK after Brexit, and fear it will lead to a new Windrush scandal....
15:26, 05/30/2019

FTC Approves Roughly $5 Billion Facebook Settlement The Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook over a long-running probe into the tech giant’s privacy missteps, according to a person familiar with the matter....
22:00, 07/12/2019

Facebook’s FTC settlement could include 20 years of oversight Facebook is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government over its privacy policies and practices that would put it under 20 years of oversight.Read More...
10:13, 05/14/2019

Kansas doctor to pay near $6M settlement for false billings WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Wichita cardiologist has agreed to pay $5.8 million to settle claims that he and his medical group improperly billed federal health care programs for medically unnecessary cardiac stent procedures. The J...
18:39, 05/30/2019

Beware of Equifax-Settlement Scam Sites A class-action settlement website is never going to win an award for being the most polished. These sites are often so rudimentary compared to the slick experience you had when you paid for a company’s goods or services that you might doubt you’re ev...
02:13, 08/07/2019

Facebook Privacy Settlement Delayed by FTC Split A long-awaited multibillion-dollar settlement between Facebook and federal regulators over privacy missteps has been bogged down by a split between Republicans and Democrats on the Federal Trade Commission....
22:26, 05/24/2019

Facebook’s Getting Slapped With a $5 Billion FTC Privacy Settlement The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a record privacy settlement against Facebook requiring the social media company to pay about $5 billion to resolve an investigation stemming from the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. The FTC’s settlem...
23:26, 07/12/2019

$143 million settlement in Mass. explosion lawsuit The utility blamed for a series of gas explosions in Massachusetts has settled all class action lawsuits resulting from the disaster for $143 million.        ...
00:52, 07/31/2019

Treating the deadly opioid epidemic is a top concern for UAW negotiations In the summer's contract talks, the union is seeking an expansion of employer-funded, union-administered assistance programs aimed at preventing the use of prescription painkillers from turning into harmful, long-term dependence....
13:13, 07/08/2019

Spotlight on Oklahoma for start of trial for opioid makers OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma is poised to become the first state to go to trial in a lawsuit against the makers of pharmaceuticals blamed for contributing to the nation’s opioid crisis. Several states have reached settlements with drugmakers. ...
18:52, 05/27/2019

New Details Emerge Over Mallinckrodt's Role in Opioid Crisis More details and questions about Mallinckrodt’s role in the opioid crisis are emerging, including whether it effectively guarded against products leaving legal distribution channels....
06:00, 08/26/2019

AI can predict opioid overdoses from crime and socioeconomic data Newly published research suggests there's a strong link between crime and opioid abuse, and that demographics and socioeconomic factors play a role.Read More...
12:13, 05/15/2019

DEA tracked every opioid pill sold in the US. The data is out—and it’s horrific Enlarge / Members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters hold signs while protesting during the McKesson Corp. annual meeting at the Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce in Irving, Texas, US, on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. (credit: Getty | Bl...
22:52, 07/17/2019

New Jersey sues Sackler family for opioid epidemic The New Jersey attorney general's office filed a lawsuit against members of the billionaire family behind pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma, alleging that the company's marketing strategies overstated the benefits of their opioid drugs while also mi...
21:00, 05/31/2019

More New Mexico counties suing opioid makers, distributors NEW MEXICO — Seven more New Mexico counties have filed federal lawsuits against more than two dozen manufacturers and distributors of opioid medications. Cibola, Valencia, Catron, Sierra, Curry, Lincoln and Socorro counties filed near-identical compl...
06:39, 05/07/2019

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

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end opioid addiction treatment probes Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to end U.S. federal investigations into the marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its former business Indivior, lifting a cloud that has been hanging over the British company for years....
15:39, 07/11/2019

Louvre in Paris removes Sackler name after opioid protests France’s Louvre Museum in Paris has become the first major institution to remove the Sackler family name after protests erupted against the family that is blamed for the deadly opioid crisis in the United States...
21:00, 07/18/2019

West Virginia hospitals sue opioid companies; want damages Hospitals in West Virginia have banded together to sue some of the country's largest opioid companies, saying they flooded Appalachia with powerful painkillers and forced medical centers to deal with the financial repercussions....
15:00, 05/01/2019

Opioid drugmaker Insys Therapeutics files for bankruptcy Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, about a week after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle a U.S. probe into bribes it paid to doctors for prescribing a powerful opioid medication....
13:13, 06/10/2019

4 Your Health: 1st time opioid users more at risk to get hooked People receiving opioids in the hospital for the first time are more at risk of becoming addicted. People who take opioids for the first time while in the hospital may be at a higher risk of long-term use. That’s according to a new study from t...
20:26, 06/18/2019

Trial in Oklahoma’s lawsuit against opioid makers underway NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The nation’s first state trial against drugmakers blamed for contributing to the opioid crisis is underway in Oklahoma. Opening arguments started Tuesday with Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter saying powerful painkiller...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end U.S. opioid addiction treatment probes Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve U.S. claims that its former pharmaceuticals business Indivior before it was spun out of the company carried out an illegal scheme to boost sales of an opioid addiction treatment....
21:00, 07/11/2019

First state trial against drugmakers in opioid crisis underway The nation’s first state trial against drugmakers blamed for contributing to the opioid crisis started Tuesday in Oklahoma.        ...
21:26, 05/28/2019

The True Victims of the Opioid Crisis Are Starting to Rebel The push to end opioid abuse has ended up hurting the people who use the drugs legitimately. Now those chronic pain patients are starting a movement of their own....
15:13, 05/21/2019

Second opioid distributor charged over role in U.S. drug epidemic An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives were charged on Thursday with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic by selling millions of pills despite signs the addictive drugs were being misused....
23:39, 07/18/2019

Opioid Treatment Is Used Vastly More in States That Expanded Medicaid The states with the highest Medicaid prescribing rates for the anti-craving drug buprenorphine — Vermont, West Virginia, Kentucky, Montana and Ohio — all expanded the program....
01:00, 08/22/2019

UPDATE 2-Insys to pay $225 mln, plead guilty in U.S. over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks to induce doctors to prescribe highly addictive opioids, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednes...
02:26, 06/06/2019

Opioid crisis is also to blame for rise in cocaine deaths Death by cocaine is rising in America, and the opioid crisis, the nation’s deadliest overdose epidemic, is at fault, health officials said Thursday. Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that nearly three-quarters of the...
18:52, 05/06/2019

Does the drop in US drug deaths mean the opioid crisis is ending? Overdose deaths in the US have dropped for the first time in two decades, but many people are still dependent on painkillers and struggling to get them legally...
15:00, 07/19/2019

Prescriptions for opioid painkiller codeine have halved in Australia Sales of codeine have halved in Australia after an over-the-counter ban and fears that people would be driven to stronger prescriptions have not come true...
13:39, 04/30/2019

Drugmaker Endo to pay $10 million to settle opioid lawsuit Endo International Plc on Tuesday said it had agreed to pay $10 million to avoid going to trial in October in a landmark case by two Ohio counties accusing various drug manufacturers and distributors of fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic....
16:13, 08/20/2019