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UPDATE 3-U.S and European regulators reviewing safety of heartburn drugs like Zantac

U.S. and European drug regulators said on Friday they are reviewing the safety of the widely taken heartburn drug ranitidine, commonly known by the brand name Zantac, after they fo...

UPDATE 3-U.S and European regulators reviewing safety of heartburn drugs like Zantac

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U.S and European regulators reviewing safety of heartburn drugs like Zantac U.S. and European drug regulators said on Friday they are reviewing the safety of the widely taken heartburn drug ranitidine, commonly known by the brand name Zantac, after they found traces of a probable cancer-causing impurity in some versions of the medicine....
02:34, 09/14/2019

FDA warns heartburn drug Zantac may cause cancer A substance that could cause cancer has been found in the heartburn drug Zantac and several other antacids, the Food and Drug Administration announced Friday. The agency said preliminary tests found low levels of a substance known as NDMA, classified as a “probably human carcinogen,” in ...
00:34, 09/14/2019

FDA Finds ‘Potentially Dangerous’ Cancer-Causing Contaminant in Zantac, Related Drugs (WASHINGTON) — U.S. health officials said Friday they are investigating low levels of a potentially dangerous contaminant in the popular heartburn medication Zantac and related generic drugs. For now, though, the Food and Drug Administration said patients can continue taking their medications....
11:17, 09/14/2019

U.S. FDA flags probable cancer-causing impurity in common heartburn drugs The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday that some medicines containing ranitidine, including Sanofi SA's Zantac, had traces of a probable cancer-causing impurity called N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) at low levels....
17:34, 09/13/2019

Overuse of heartburn drugs linked to heart, kidney disease, cancer Researchers have linked popular drugs like Prevacid, Prilosec, Nexium and other proton pump inhibitors to a higher risk of death by cardiovascular and chronic kidney disease, as well as upper gastrointestinal cancer....
21:51, 05/30/2019

Rift emerges between regulators reviewing merger between Sprint and T-Mobile The proposal to combine the nation's third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers entered uncertain legal territory after the Federal Communications Commission and the Justice Department appeared to split in their thinking about the transaction....
23:51, 05/21/2019

European regulators demand changes to 737 Max autopilot It's not just American officials who think Boeing's 737 Max software needs more polish. A Bloomberg source said that the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has told Boeing to make five changes to the airliner before it can return to servic......
19:34, 07/07/2019

Airlines urge regulators not to compete on safety after Boeing crisis Global airlines urged regulators on Friday not to compete over setting new safety rules, after two crashes led to the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX and raised questions about the international influence of the U.S. aviation authority....
22:17, 05/17/2019

Qualcomm Is Fined Again by European Regulators for Antitrust Behavior The $272 million fine is for blocking a rival chip maker from the market. It is the second time in two years that E.U. authorities have penalized Qualcomm....
15:17, 07/18/2019

European regulators fear Deutsche Bank U.S. stress test failure: source Deutsche Bank is in danger of failing U.S. stress tests, a European bank supervisor told Reuters, adding to pressure on Germany's biggest lender to make changes to its investment bank after failed merger talks with Commerzbank....
21:51, 04/30/2019

RPT-European regulators fear Deutsche Bank U.S. stress test failure -source Deutsche Bank is in danger of failing U.S. stress tests, a European bank supervisor told Reuters, adding to pressure on Germany's biggest lender to make changes to its investment bank after failed merger talks with Commerzbank....
10:00, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 1-FAA panel reviewing 737 MAX certification will take additional time The Federal Aviation Administration said on Friday a blue-ribbon panel of experts around the world will need a few more weeks to finish its review into the Boeing 737 MAX certification....
23:51, 08/30/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny," since the company is still blacklisted....
23:51, 07/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Apple, Google pause reviewing audio recordings from voice assistants Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google have globally suspended reviewing recordings from users interacting with their voice assistants, as concerns over data privacy mount....
01:17, 08/03/2019

FDA defends oversight amid questions of safety of generic drugs made in India and China The FDA defends its track records of inspections of overseas drug factories as a new book raises question about the safety of generic drugs        ...
11:34, 05/18/2019

Takeda kicks off sale of Western European drugs: sources Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical Co has reached out to prospective bidders for a portfolio of drugs for sale in western Europe as it seeks to trim its debt following the $59 billion purchase of Shire, sources close to the matter told Reuters....
21:51, 07/17/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. FAA meets with air regulators on fate of Boeing 737 MAX The Federal Aviation Administration is meeting with international air regulators from around the world on Thursday to determine what is needed to return the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX to return it to service....
19:51, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook's settlement with U.S. regulators likely to include WhatsApp - WSJ Facebook Inc's potential settlement with U.S. regulators over breaches of consumer data privacy is nearing completion, and the agreement will likely include its WhatsApp messaging service, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter. https://on.wsj.com/2Y7dNr...
05:00, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. regulators say some Boeing 737 MAX planes may have faulty parts The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Sunday disclosed a new problem involving Boeing Co's grounded 737 MAX, saying that more than 300 of that troubled plane and the prior generation 737 may contain improperly manufactured parts and that the agency will require these parts to be quickly replac...
02:17, 06/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Chinese regulators will restructure Baoshang Bank as soon as possible The Chinese government's takeover of Baoshang Bank has caused some pain but prevented bigger financial and social instability, and regulators will restructure the lender as soon as possible, a newspaper affiliated to China's central bank said on Sunday....
16:17, 06/16/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. regulators approve new Silicon Valley stock exchange U.S. regulators on Friday approved a new stock exchange that is the brainchild of a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, a move that will give high-growth technology companies more options to list their shares outside of the traditional New York exchanges....
22:00, 05/10/2019

Federal regulators eye update to rules governing children’s privacy and the Internet The effort by the Federal Trade Commission is in its initial phases, but it could eventually lead to tougher enforcement of the 1998 law against apps and websites that illegally collect personal information from younger users....
00:34, 07/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Delfin asks U.S. regulators for more time to build floating LNG project Delfin LNG LLC asked U.S. federal energy regulators for a three-year and six-month extension until March 28, 2023 to build facilities proposed to connect floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) vessels off the coast of Louisiana:...
22:34, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. regulators to end mortgage lending exemption for Fannie, Freddie in 2021 U.S. regulators said on Thursday they plan to end an exemption for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that permits them to back risky mortgages, a move that would reduce the government's footprint in the housing market, potentially increasing borrowing costs....
01:17, 07/26/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. regulators approve $5 bln Facebook settlement over privacy issues - source The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc this week over its investigation into the social media company's handling of user data, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday....
00:34, 07/13/2019

UPDATE 2-IATA chief 'worried' about global regulators' discrepancy over Boeing 737 MAX The head of global airlines lobby IATA warned on Tuesday that a discrepancy among global regulators over reapproving Boeing Co's 737 MAX for commercial flight could set a worrying precedent for future aircraft programs....
01:34, 09/04/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators urge regulators to quickly approve drone identification rules Two U.S. senators on Monday urged U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to finalize a long-delayed rule that would require the remote identification of unmanned aircraft systems, or drones....
23:34, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 3-LG Electronics, regulators oppose Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold Smartphone maker LG Electronics Inc on Tuesday opposed Qualcomm Inc's efforts to put a sweeping U.S. antitrust decision against the chip supplier on hold as it pursues an appeal....
08:34, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Antitrust regulators may also scrutinise internet firms' cryptocurrencies -German cartel chief Cryptocurrencies backed by big internet companies could come under the scrutiny of antitrust regulators, the head of Germany's Federal Cartel Office said on Thursday after Facebook last week launched its own version....
12:34, 06/27/2019

What causes heartburn and nausea? Heartburn and nausea are both common digestive issues. They can occur together, especially if a person experiences indigestion. Learn more in this article....
23:00, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 3-AbbVie spotlights Allergan deal, new drugs as Humira sales wane AbbVie Inc said on Friday a combination of new drugs in its arsenal and its planned $63 billion deal for Botox-maker Allergan Plc will counter declining sales of its long-time bestseller, Humira....
20:00, 07/26/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. regulators ask Deutsche Bank to explain "bad bank" proposal -FT U.S. regulators have sought explanation from Deutsche Bank AG about its "bad bank" proposal and its impact on U.S. operations at the loss-making German lender, the Financial Times reported on Monday....
11:34, 06/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Amgen revenue flat as migraine, cholesterol drugs miss sales expectations Amgen Inc on Tuesday reported first-quarter revenue that was unchanged from a year ago as key drugs, including new migraine treatment Aimovig and cholesterol fighter Repatha, face pricing pressure....
23:51, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 2-Amgen revenue flat as migraine, cholesterol drugs miss sales expectations Amgen Inc on Tuesday reported first-quarter revenue that was unchanged from a year ago as key drugs, including new migraine treatment Aimovig and cholesterol fighter Repatha, face pricing pressure....
03:17, 05/01/2019

Tesla rolls out new software update with two brand new safety features Say what you will about Tesla’s underlying business model or Elon Musk’s various antics, there’s simply no denying that Tesla vehicles are some of the safest cars on the planet. The NHTSA, for example, recently said that the Model has the lowest probability of injury across any oth...
08:17, 05/04/2019

UPDATE 4-Tesla stands by safety claims despite U.S. probes, subpoenas over crashes Electric carmaker Tesla Inc stood by its Model 3 safety claims on Wednesday in the face of regulatory scrutiny, while documents showed the top U.S. automotive safety watchdog issued at least five subpoenas since last year seeking information about crashes involving the company's vehicles....
22:34, 08/07/2019

UPDATE 3-Boeing inadvertently made 737 MAX alert optional, denies safety risk Boeing Co said on Sunday it had inadvertently made an alarm alerting pilots to a mismatch of flight data optional on the 737 MAX, instead of standard as on earlier 737s, but reiterated that the missing display represented no safety risk....
23:00, 05/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Vale creates role of safety czar after two deadly dam collapses Brazilian mining giant Vale SA said on Wednesday it had created the new role of executive director for safety and operational excellence, following a dam burst in January that killed hundreds, its second such disaster in three years....
15:00, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 1-CRH to sell European distribution arm to Blackstone in $1.9 bln deal Irish building materials supplier CRH Plc said on Tuesday it has agreed to sell its European distribution arm to private equity funds managed by Blackstone Group Inc for an enterprise value of about 1.64 billion euros ($1.85 billion)....
10:17, 07/16/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 2-European stocks pause after third week of gains European shares retreated on Friday, led by healthcare and media companies, at the end of a third week of gains dominated by signs that the world's big central banks are on the verge of another round of action to support growth....
21:17, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. safety agency cites driver error, Tesla Autopilot design in crash report The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on Wednesday cited driver errors and Tesla Inc's Autopilot design as the probable cause of a January 2018 crash of a Model S into a parked fire truck on a highway in California....
21:00, 09/04/2019

UPDATE 1-European car lobby cuts 2019 sales forecast to 1% fall Europe's automotive lobby on Thursday cut its forecast for passenger car registrations this year to a 1% fall from a 1% rise, blaming slower growth and business concerns over Britain's impending exit from the European Union....
12:51, 06/27/2019

UPDATE 1-European panel okays GW Pharma cannabis drug for epilepsy GW Pharmaceuticals' marijuana-based treatment Epidyolex has won a positive recommendation for marketing approval from a European Medicines Agency (EMA) panel on Friday for use as an additional treatment for two types of seizures....
15:51, 07/26/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Springer, Daily Mail lead European stocks recovery Jumps for two of Europe's biggest newspaper publishers helped European stocks gain early on Thursday, recovering from a more than 3-month closing low a day earlier as U.S.-China trade concerns continued to weigh on stock markets....
14:00, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Roche immunotherapy Tecentriq gains European approval for breast cancer Roche's Tecentriq has won European approval for use against a tough-to-treat breast cancer, helping the Swiss drugmaker to widen use of an immunotherapy that has so far been eclipsed in revenue terms by more-established rival medicines....
09:51, 08/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Ex-Barclays Euribor trader takes UK to European Court of Human Rights A French former trader with Barclays who was convicted in absentia in London last year of participating in a scheme to rig global interest rates has challenged Britain in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR)....
19:51, 07/01/2019

UPDATE 1-European stock futures rally on relief over U.S.-China trade talks European stock futures rallied in early trade on Monday, hitting their highest level since August 2018 as investors piled into assets considered riskier after Washington and Beijing agreed to resume trade talks, averting an escalation of a protracted dispute....
12:00, 07/01/2019

UPDATE 2-European shares lifted to 12-month high by Italy, looser monetary policy forecasts European shares closed at their highest in more than a year on Thursday as Italian stocks surged on relief that Rome had avoided European Union disciplinary action and rising expectations of looser monetary policy by major central banks....
20:17, 07/04/2019

‘My Safety and Your Safety First.’ Cardi B Postpones Indianapolis Concert After Receiving Threat (INDIANAPOLIS) — Rapper Cardi B postponed an Indianapolis concert following what police described as an unverified threat to the Grammy-winning artist. A post on her Twitter account offered an apology to fans about Tuesday’s planned show at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, saying: “My safe...
23:17, 07/31/2019

Safety fair to kick off Monsoon Safety Awareness Week TUCSON – Join us Monday at the Monsoon Safety Fair. June 9 to 14 is Monsoon Safety Week, and the National Weather Center Service will present safety information and exhibits to reduce the damage during the monsoon. The fair will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, June 9 at Park Place Mall, 5870 E....
19:34, 06/07/2019

Hillsborough safety officer fined £6,500 over safety breaches Graham Mackrell had earlier been found guilty of providing too few turnstiles at stadiumGraham Mackrell, the secretary of Sheffield Wednesday football club, has been fined £6,500 after he was found criminally responsible for the dangerous turnstile arrangements in operation on 15 April 1989 when 96 ...
14:17, 05/13/2019

World Food Safety Day: 5 Tips To Ensure Food Safety At Home The UN is observing World Food Safety Day 2019 on June 7th in order to shine a light on the issues of producing, storing, handling and consuming food and how these processes affect the safety of the......
11:51, 06/07/2019

FAA panel reviewing 737 MAX certification will take additional time The Federal Aviation Administration said on Friday a blue-ribbon panel of experts around the world will need a few more weeks to finish its review into the Boeing 737 MAX certification....
22:17, 08/30/2019

Spain's Telefonica says is reviewing U.S. Huawei order Spain's Telefonica is reviewing a U.S. order which hit Chinese telecoms giant Huawei with severe sanctions, to see if it will affect its customers, a spokeswoman for the group said on Monday....
14:17, 05/20/2019

Amazon's new opt-out keeps people from 'reviewing' your Alexa recordings Over the last few days Google and Apple have begun to address their use of real people that listen in on recordings to help improve voice AI like Assistant and Siri. For Amazon, these revelations surfaced months ago, and now it's added a toggle that......
11:17, 08/03/2019

How to Prevent Amazon From Reviewing Your Alexa Convos After a Guardian story revealed that Apple uses human contractors to review some of its Siri recordings this week, Apple made the decision to temporarily suspend the program. Google followed suit with its virtual assistant, and now Amazon has done the same for Alexa—except instead of ditching the hu...
07:17, 08/04/2019

Burner Apps and No Selfies When Reviewing Restaurants It’s harder to remain incognito in the digital age, says Tejal Rao, our first California restaurant critic. She prefers dining tech that’s understated, too....
22:00, 08/14/2019

Huawei reviewing FedEx relationship, says packages ‘diverted’ Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei [HWT.UL] is reviewing its relationship with FedEx Corp after it claimed the U.S. package delivery company, without detailed explanation, diverted two parcels destined for Huawei addresses in Asia to the United States and attempted to reroute two others....
07:51, 05/28/2019

Wells Fargo Is Reviewing Its Account-Closing Practices The chief executive, C. Allen Parker, told Senator Elizabeth Warren that the bank had begun an “extensive review” of overdraft fees for such accounts in response to a New York Times article....
13:17, 09/05/2019

Huawei Says Reviewing FedEx Relationship After Packages 'Diverted' to US Huawei says FedEx diverted two packages sent from Japan and addressed to Huawei in China to the United States, and attempted to divert two more packages, all without authorisation....
07:17, 05/28/2019

The Latest: California lawmakers reviewing utility plan SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a plan by the California governor to shore up the state’s utilities (all times local): 12:15 p.m. California legislative leaders aren’t yet on board with Gov. Gavin Newsom’s plan to create a fund that utilities can tap if they face massive li...
21:51, 06/21/2019

The Latest: Alabama Gov. Ivey reviewing abortion ban bill MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on a proposed (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey is not saying whether she intends to sign a proposed abortion ban into law. Ivey told reporters Wednesday that she will review the legislation approved by lawmakers Tuesday night before announcing he...
20:51, 05/15/2019

Asked about Huawei sanctions, Britain says still reviewing 5G policy The British government is reviewing its policy on 5G and will make an announcement when ready, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Thursday when asked whether U.S. sanctions had persuaded the government to reconsider its strategy....
14:00, 05/16/2019

The Morning After: Reviewing Mercedes' tech-filled A220 Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. The weekend is a perfect time to catch up on everything announced during Microsoft's Build 2019 conference and Google's I/O event. Of course, the news wasn't all Android Q and Windows 10 -- check below for other......
16:17, 05/11/2019

Trump administration reviewing foreign money to US colleges The U.S. Education Department is opening investigations into foreign funding at Georgetown University and Texas A&M University as the Trump administration increases its scrutiny of international money flowing to American colleges. Letters sent to the schools Thursday and obtained by The Associated P...
00:34, 06/14/2019

White House Reviewing Stephen Moore’s Writings President Trump’s presumptive nominee to the Fed has written numerous opinion pieces questioning the role of women and suggesting they should not earn more than men....
21:51, 04/29/2019

White House says still backs Moore for Fed, reviewing past remarks U.S. President Donald Trump's economic adviser on Tuesday said the White House still backs Stephen Moore for a seat on the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors, despite Democratic lawmakers' concerns about his competence and questions over his past remarks....
22:34, 04/29/2019

White House staff reviewing possible Blagojevich commutation: Trump The White House is reviewing whether or not President Trump should commute the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich because his 14-year sentence is “severe,” Trump said Thursday. Trump made the announcement in a tweet Thursday evening, a day after he told reporters he was ...
07:00, 08/09/2019

Arizona panel reviewing system to protect vulnerable adults PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s patchwork system for preventing and investigating abuse of vulnerable adults is being scrutinized following the discovery that an incapacitated patient at a health care facility gave birth last December after being raped. The Arizona Capitol Times reports that a legislative ...
07:17, 09/01/2019

Italy's Salvini says citizen's income scheme needs reviewing: paper Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Wednesday the citizen's income scheme introduced earlier this year would need reviewing if the League won elections....
10:18, 08/14/2019

Navy reviewing wearing of Trump patches aboard ship WASHINGTON (AP) — The Navy says it is reviewing whether service members violated Defense Department policy or regulations by wearing a uniform patch with the words “Make Aircrews Great Again” during President Donald Trump’s visit to their ship in Japan. The phrase emblazoned on the...
01:34, 05/29/2019

California prosecutors reviewing wild video of Disneyland brawl California prosecutors are reviewing video from the Toontown throw-down that happened at Disneyland over the weekend to see whether criminal charges should be filed. “Police believe there is the possibility of felony conduct,” Orange County District Attorney spokesperson Kimberly Edds told the Los A...
06:00, 07/11/2019

Exclusive: Huawei reviewing FedEx relationship, says packages 'diverted' Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei is reviewing its relationship with FedEx Corp after it claimed the U.S. package delivery company, without detailed explanation, diverted two parcels destined for Huawei addresses in Asia to the United States and attempted to reroute two others....
21:17, 05/27/2019

Latest: LAPD reviewing officer's actions in Costco shooting The Latest on a fatal shooting at a Costco Wholesale warehouse store in Southern California (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Monday Los Angeles police say an off-duty officer who shot and killed a man inside a Southern California Costco store won't have any contact with the public during a criminal inv...
22:51, 06/17/2019

Major science publisher bars Huawei from reviewing papers The US' effective ban on Huawei might have serious consequences for the scientific community. One of the largest science publishers, IEEE, has banned Huawei scientists from reviewing papers so long as the trade restrictions are in place. There are......
04:34, 06/02/2019

Yankees reviewing injury protocol after Severino, Betances lat strains The lat strains suffered by Luis Severino and, more recently, Dellin Betances, while the right-handers were rehabbing other injuries, has forced the Yankees to evaluate their protocol. “I certainly have confidence in the rehab staff,’’ general manager Brian Cashman said. “I certainly have asked thos...
09:34, 06/18/2019

Defense Secretary Esper reviewing JEDI cloud contract The award of a major cloud contract was supposed to come as soon as next month. Now it could be delayed further as the head of the Pentagon gives it a review....
02:17, 08/02/2019

Pentagon reviewing 'war cloud' contract after Trump claims Amazon favoritism Trump has criticized bid process for the cloud-computing contract as potentially biased toward AmazonThe US department of defense says the defense secretary, Mark Esper, is reviewing the bid process for the military’s $10bn cloud-computing contract.Donald Trump has criticized the process, citing com...
07:51, 08/02/2019

Canada suspends Venezuela embassy operations, reviewing Maduro envoys Canada will suspend operations at its embassy in Venezuela immediately because its diplomats will no longer be able to obtain visas, the Canadian foreign minister said on Sunday....
06:00, 06/03/2019

Trump, Pompeo reviewing U.S. response to Turkey's purchase of Russian air defenses U.S. President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo are reviewing their options for responding to Turkey's recent purchase of the Russian S-400 air defense system, the State Department said on Tuesday....
23:00, 07/16/2019

Judiciary Committee lawmakers begin reviewing Mueller report evidence A small group of House Judiciary Committee members traveled to the Justice Department Thursday afternoon to begin reviewing former special counsel Robert Mueller’s underlying evidence, according to multiple Democratic sources.The initial group of lawmakers includes Reps. David Cicilline (D-R.I.), Jo...
01:34, 06/14/2019

Apple, Google pause reviewing audio recordings from voice assistants Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google have globally suspended reviewing recordings from users interacting with their voice assistants, as concerns over data privacy mount....
11:51, 08/03/2019

Italian PM says reviewing ECB mandate to guarantee public debt is an open dossier Italy sees the issue of reviewing the mandate of the European Central Bank so that it could guarantee public debt as an open dossier that requires a lot of work, the country's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Tuesday....
19:17, 05/28/2019

Rift emerges between federal agencies reviewing the Sprint and T-Mobile merger A merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, the nation's third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers, entered uncertain legal territory this week, after the two federal agencies reviewing the $26 billion deal appeared to split in their thinking about the transaction....
23:51, 05/21/2019

Microsoft contractors hear phone sex and more while reviewing Cortana, Skype audio Long-press the Action button to bring up Cortana. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Here we go again. It's Microsoft's turn in the spotlight thanks to a new report about the company's practices for reviewing and improving its AI. With today's news, nearly every company operating a major voice assistan...
07:00, 08/09/2019

U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny," since the company is still blacklisted....
20:51, 07/03/2019

Air Canada Is ‘Reviewing’ How a Sleeping Passenger Was Left on a Locked, Parked Plane Air Canada said Sunday it’s looking into how crew members could have disembarked from a plane without noticing a sleeping passenger who was left behind. The airline was responding to an incident involving a woman who described waking up “all alone” on a “cold dark” airc...
01:17, 06/25/2019

U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with highest 'scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it is reviewing license requests from U.S. companies to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny," since the company is still blacklisted....
21:00, 07/03/2019

U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with highest 'scrutiny': Commerce Department The U.S. government said on Wednesday it is reviewing license requests from U.S. companies to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny," since the company is still blacklisted....
20:00, 07/03/2019

Harvard reviewing sex criminal Jeffrey Epstein's multi-million-dollar donations "Jeffrey Epstein's crimes were repulsive and reprehensible," Harvard President Lawrence S. Bacow wrote. "I profoundly regret Harvard's past association with him. Conduct such as his has no place in our society."...
17:00, 09/14/2019

PGA Tour reviewing pace-of-play policy amid Bryson DeChambeau controversy The PGA Tour announced Sunday that it will take a deeper look at its current pace-of-play policies as its been a topic throughout Northern Trust.        ...
06:51, 08/13/2019

Ottawa to release findings after reviewing case of extradited professor Hassan Diab The federal government is expected to release findings today of an independent review of an extradition that resulted in Ottawa professor Hassan Diab spending three years in a French jail....
22:34, 07/26/2019

US attorney John Durham has been reviewing origins of Russia probe 'for weeks': source The U.S. attorney appointed to examine the origins of the Russia investigation has been working on his review “for weeks,” a person familiar with the process told Fox News on Tuesday....
17:51, 05/14/2019

Aubrey Plaza talks the new Child’s Play while reviewing creepy cinematic dolls Chucky the killer doll is back for the upcoming Child’s Play remake, this time manifesting, in the dulcet tones of Aubrey Plaza, as a crazed AI nightmare. Now, Plaza, who stars in the film, joined Vanity Fair to rate different horror dolls from throughout the years, since dolls are notorious in scar...
16:34, 06/13/2019

Harvard reviewing millions of dollars in donations Jeffrey Epstein gave to the Ivy League school Bacow said the review is ongoing, and that it has already found that Epstein made several gifts to the school before the financier pleaded guilty to a sex crime in 2008....
07:51, 09/13/2019

Trump tweets White House staff is 'reviewing the possibility' of commuting Blagojevich's sentence President Donald Trump tweeted on Thursday that his staff continues to review the possibility of commuting the remainder of former Democratic Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's 14-year prison sentence....
15:00, 08/09/2019

Walmart removing violent video game displays from stores and reviewing gun sale policies Following two shootings inside its stores, Walmart is removing violent video game displays and reviewing its policies regarding gun sales.       ...
01:51, 08/10/2019

White House is 'reviewing' Trump Fed pick Stephen Moore's controversial past writings The White House confirmed Monday it is reviewing the past writings of conservative economics pundit Stephen Moore, Trump's pick to join the Federal Reserve Board. Moore's writings have been criticized for denigrating women....
02:34, 04/30/2019

The Post’s theater critic is reviewing the performances of the Democratic candidates. In this installment, Joe Biden is back for an encore. Politics is theater. Our chief critic, Peter Marks, brings his analytical eye to the campaign trail, reviewing another of the front-runners as he winds through Iowa....
02:51, 07/26/2019

Green card scam thwarted by ‘best sex ever’ text that arrived as immigration agent was reviewing phone, prosecutors say A Liberian soccer player’s attempt to trick U.S. immigration authorities into giving him a green card backfired after an agent viewing the phone of the woman he claimed to be his wife saw an incoming message from another person thanking her for the “best sex ever,” prosecutors say....
20:00, 07/19/2019

Politics is theater, so our critic is reviewing the performances of Democratic candidates. First up, Kamala Harris and the aura of authority. Peter Marks brings an analytical eye to the retail styles of a few Democratic candidates, starting with one of the front-runners as she makes a two-day swing through South Carolina....
17:34, 06/24/2019

In FX, clients are looking more like regulators The absence of a regulatory imperative has not deterred FX traders from increasing their use of transaction cost analysis tools, in turn increasing the pressure on brokers at a time when margins are already thin....
13:34, 05/10/2019

The Post’s theater critic is reviewing the performances of the Democratic candidates. In this installment, Elizabeth Warren cuts a Shakespearean figure in Arizona. Campaign politics is theater. Our chief critic, Peter Marks, brings his analytical eye to the trail, reviewing another of the front-runners while braving the heat in the Southwest....
20:00, 08/21/2019

Regulators Split On MAX Return Boeing said the return to service of the 737 MAX jetliner could vary from country to country unless global regulators can agree on a single path to approving software and training changes....
05:00, 09/12/2019

Regulators Eye the Auctions That Decide Which Web Ads You See When you load a website, an electronic auction happens in milliseconds to determine which ads show up on your screen. Now, privacy regulators in Europe are beginning to scrutinize this process....
15:34, 07/09/2019

"Rift Between Regulators Not In Anyone's Interest": Airlines On 737 Max Global airlines urged regulators on Sunday to coordinate on software changes to the Boeing 737 MAX, thus avoiding damaging splits over safety seen when the aircraft was grounded in March....
12:51, 06/02/2019

Regulators Around the World Are Circling Facebook Facebook revealed that it expected a record fine from the F.T.C. That could be one of many moves against the company by governments on four continents....
19:34, 04/28/2019

EU regulators to decide on IBM's $34 billion Red Hat bid by June 27 EU antitrust regulators will decide by June 27 whether to clear U.S. tech giant International Business Machines Corp's $34 billion bid for software company Red Hat....
17:00, 05/21/2019

FAA meets with international regulators over Boeing 737 Max FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Representatives from more 30 countries are meeting the Federal Aviation Administration officials to hear the U.S. regulator’s approach to determining how soon the Boeing 737 Max can resume flying after two crashes that killed 346 people. Before Thursday’s meeting...
21:34, 05/23/2019

EU Regulators Scrutinize Digital-Ad Companies Digital-advertising companies are coming under pressure to make sure they don’t violate the European Union’s strict privacy rules when they share website visitors’ data with business partners....
12:17, 08/02/2019

Behind H2O’s Turmoil: Raters, Regulators and Liquidity “You can’t always get what you want,” the Rolling Stones sang. The band didn’t have illiquid assets in mind, but investors who put their money into funds that put it into things that can be hard to sell in a hurry would certainly agree, as was shown by recent market turmoil. Bank of England Governor...
00:17, 06/29/2019

Former SEC regulators explain how they would investigate the GE accusations After a bombshell accusation from Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos regarding GE's accounting, GE CEO Culp is defending the struggling company calling it stock manipulation. Jacob Frenkel, a former Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement lawyer, and Harvey Pitt, former SEC chairman a...
23:51, 08/19/2019

EXPLAINER-What would it take for U.S. regulators to break up Facebook? Facebook Inc co-founder and Mark Zuckerberg's former college roommate Chris Hughes urged U.S. regulators to break up the social media company in a New York Times opinion piece on Thursday....
20:00, 05/09/2019

Explainer: What would it take for U.S. regulators to break up Facebook? Facebook Inc co-founder and Mark Zuckerberg's former college roommate Chris Hughes urged U.S. regulators to break up the social media company in a New York Times opinion piece on Thursday....
19:51, 05/09/2019

U.S. FAA meets with air regulators on fate of Boeing 737 MAX The Federal Aviation Administration is meeting with international air regulators Thursday from around the world to assess the status of the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX and what steps are needed to return it to service....
18:00, 05/23/2019

Regulators Have Doubts About Facebook Cryptocurrency. So Do Its Partners. The social media company said it had signed 27 partners to its Libra project. But executives at some of those companies said they were approaching it warily....
02:17, 06/26/2019

Regulators, Investors Zero In on Corporate Debt Market A decadelong rise in corporate borrowing is prompting new scrutiny from investors and regulators about how debt markets might hold up in an economic downturn....
15:51, 05/27/2019

A new Nest Cam Outdoor filing spotted going through US regulators Brace yourselves for a brand new Nest Cam Outdoor: a filing for just such a device has turned up at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the US, suggesting a launch is on the way in the near future.Unfortunately we can't glean too much about the security camera from the filing alone. ...
14:34, 06/17/2019

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 familiar with the matter....
03:17, 05/03/2019

Facebook met with Dutch regulators over ad fraud: lawyer Facebook is in talks with Dutch regulators about how to stop criminals who place advertisements for scam products on the internet company's platform, a lawyer said on Wednesday....
23:51, 06/05/2019

IMF says regulators must address possible risks from Facebook's Libra Facebook Inc's planned cryptocurrency, Libra, could help boost financial inclusion, but also raises concerns about consumer protection, data privacy, and potential "backdoor dollarization," the IMF's chief economist said on Wednesday....
18:51, 07/17/2019

NY regulators probing NRA for illegal gun insurance kickbacks The New York Department of Financial Services is investigating the National Rifle Association for its role in offering now-banned insurance products for gun owners in the state — and earning at least $14 million in the process, The Post has learned. The investigation, which hasn’t been previously re...
04:51, 08/10/2019

Regulators to question Facebook over new Libra cryptocurrency BoE among 26 global banks due to meet with Libra amid fears over risk to state sovereigntyGlobal regulators will question Facebook on Monday about its Libra cryptocurrency amid concerns from EU governments over the threat the digital currency poses to financial stability, according to the Financial ...
16:17, 09/15/2019

U.S. lawmakers, regulators advance crackdown on robocalls The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and 25 state and local agencies on Tuesday unveiled a crackdown on robocalls as a congressional panel prepared to approve a bill that would take new steps to reduce the unwanted calls....
00:00, 06/26/2019

The Latest: US regulators get sympathy on powers, fines WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on congressional hearing on privacy agency (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Federal privacy regulators are getting a sympathetic hearing from Congress for their request for greater powers and funding to police privacy. Lawmakers from both parties are warning that fines agai...
20:00, 05/08/2019

Facebook met with Dutch regulators over ad fraud - lawyer Facebook is in talks with Dutch regulators about how to stop criminals who place advertisements for scam products on the internet company's platform, a lawyer said on Wednesday....
18:17, 06/05/2019

Acting FDA chief says regulators don't know much about CBD despite 'explosion of interest' Despite the buzz around CBD, regulators don't know much about the safety of adding the cannabis compound to food, dietary supplements and other consumer products, Acting Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Ned Sharpless said Friday ....
15:00, 05/31/2019

More help to fight robocalls? Regulators to vote Thursday NEW YORK (AP) — Is the world getting safer from robocalls? It’s not clear. The Federal Communications Commission plans to vote Thursday on giving wireless carriers permission to do more against them, but they aren’t requiring it — yet. A bill passed by the Senate would mandate next steps...
12:51, 06/06/2019

PG&E's Long Record of Run-Ins With Regulators: A 'Cat and Mouse Game' Over more than two decades, the California utility responsible for causing deadly wildfires has at times misled regulators, withheld data and hindered investigations, accumulating fines and judgments of $2.6 billion. The latest flap involves alleged fudging of internal records. It’s a challenge for ...
05:00, 09/06/2019

Facebook May Be Tough Beast for Regulators to Tame Facebook shares have been pummeled by negative news over the last 15 months, but investors enticed by its continued growth in the face of these challenges have regularly bought on the ensuing dips. In the near-term at least, that is unlikely to change....
20:00, 06/04/2019

EU regulators to set high bar to authorise Libra, ECB's Coeure says European Union regulators will set a high bar on regulatory approvals for virtual currency projects in Europe, including Facebook's Libra, European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure said on Friday....
13:51, 09/13/2019

Aviation Regulators Free Up Mahindra's GA8 Planes To Fly Australia's Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) said the precautionary suspension was triggered by initial information that the plane had broken up in flight....
10:34, 07/27/2019

US regulators carve up oversight of Amazon and Google If there weren't already signs that American regulators expect to crack down on tech giants, there are now. Washington Post sources said that the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission have carved out their competitive oversight of A......
20:34, 06/02/2019

U.S. regulators say some Boeing 737 MAX planes may have faulty parts The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Sunday disclosed a new problem involving Boeing Co's grounded 737 MAX, saying that more than 300 of that troubled plane and the prior generation 737 may contain improperly manufactured parts and that the agency will require these parts to be quickly replac...
02:00, 06/03/2019

Facebook and Google likely to face new regulators for news and ads ACCC report argues for an authority to monitor ads to ensure tech giants do not break anti-competition lawsFacebook and Google are likely to face a strong push for new regulators in Australia to oversee news and advertising on their platforms following the completion of the competition regulator’s i...
11:34, 06/28/2019

Facebook won't make Libra available until regulators are happy Facebook is determined to reassure officials that its Libra cryptocurrency is above-board. As part of prepared testimony for a July 16th Senate hearing, Calibra head David Marcus has stressed that the social network won't offer the virtual money unti......
23:51, 07/15/2019

EU regulators to decide on FIS' $35 bln Worldpay deal by July 5 EU antitrust regulators will rule by July 5 whether to approve Fidelity National Information Services Inc's (FIS) $35 billion bid for Worldpay , a filing on the European Commission website showed....
10:51, 06/03/2019

EU antitrust regulators to investigate Amazon over merchant data EU antitrust regulators will investigate Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, to see if its use of other merchants' data breaches EU antitrust rules, the European Commission said on Wednesday....
12:17, 07/17/2019

Kelkoo ready to take Google complaint to U.S. antitrust regulators: CEO British price comparison site Kelkoo is willing to take its complaint about Google to U.S. antitrust regulators because EU efforts to ensure a level playing field are inadequate, its chief executive said on Wednesday....
23:51, 06/05/2019

Data privacy regulators in GCC countries get more muscles to flex Authorities in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are looking to tighten their data privacy laws and give more teeth to regulators after the introduction of EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).Privacy regulations around the world protect the rights of the individualȁ...
23:51, 08/04/2019

Canada, Europe to choose when 737 MAX is safe as regulators meet In a potential challenge to U.S.-led efforts to build consensus on the Boeing Co 737 MAX flying again, Canada and Europe said on Wednesday they would bring back the grounded aircraft on their own terms if their specific concerns are not addressed....
00:34, 05/23/2019

Libra launch won't happen until regulators are happy: Coeure Global regulators will not let Facebook launch its Libra currency until all their concerns, ranging from money laundering to financial stability, have been addressed and "a prolonged discussion" may be needed first, the man in charge of their response told Reuters....
17:00, 07/18/2019

Airlines urge regulators to work together to return 737 MAX to service Airlines on Thursday urged global regulators to coordinate on measures needed to bring the grounded 737 MAX jetliner back into service, as Boeing grappled with a new technical glitch and investors sold shares of suppliers over fears of more disruption....
16:51, 06/27/2019

Facebook’s Libra Association is being investigated by EU antitrust regulators Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project is being probed again, this time by European Union antitrust regulators. The European Commission said it is "currently investigating potential anti-competitive behavior," related to the Libra Association, Bloom......
06:00, 08/21/2019

Chinese Regulators Try to Calm Fears of a Funding Squeeze Chinese regulators made fresh attempts to calm frayed nerves in the country’s financial sector, as bank liquidity remained tight by some measures three weeks after authorities took over a struggling city lender....
23:00, 06/17/2019

Regulators approve shot to boost women’s sex drive Federal regulators approved a medication Friday to boost low sex drive for women that comes in the form of a shot to the thigh or abdomen. The approval from the Food and Drug Administration adds another drug — the other is a daily pill that received FDA clearance in 2015 — intended to raise women...
20:34, 06/24/2019

EU regulators fine five banks 1.07 bln euros for forex rigging EU antitrust regulators on Thursday fined Barclays, Citigroup, JPMorgan , MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland a total of 1.07 billion euros ($1.2 billion) for rigging the spot foreign exchange market for 11 currencies....
13:17, 05/16/2019

Europe shows challenges for US regulators targeting Big Tech LONDON (AP) — As U.S. authorities prepare to investigate Silicon Valley’s digital giants, they’ll look for inspiration — and warnings — from Europe, where regulators have led global efforts to rein in Big Tech with only mixed results. The European Union’s executive commission has s...
13:51, 06/07/2019

ECB's Villeroy: regulators will not sacrifice security in drive for innovation The world's financial regulators will not sacrifice customers' security for the sake of innovation, Bank of France head and European Central Bank policymaker Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on Thursday....
12:17, 07/18/2019

US, UK regulators ask Facebook how Libra will protect personal data Facebook knew its Libra cryptocurrency would face a regulatory gauntlet, but it might not have expected a united front. Regulators from the US, UK, EU and four other governments have asked Facebook to answer several questions about how it will prote......
20:34, 08/05/2019

Banking regulators grapple with evolution of financial technology A variety of banking and finance technologies have been introduced or popularized by upstarts since the 2008 financial crisis: digital currencies, new data points in determining creditworthiness, and automated anti-fraud processes. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, a bank regulator that...
07:34, 05/10/2019

Facebook to postpone digital currency until regulators happy Facebook says it is willing to postpone its digital currency until it has satisfied the concerns of the US treasury and other regulators around the world....
23:34, 07/16/2019

FAA hopes global regulators simultaneously approve Boeing 737 MAX to fly again The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration hopes civil aviation authorities around the world will decide at about the same time to allow the Boeing 737 MAX to resume flying, the agency told Congress on Tuesday in a letter seen by Reuters....
22:51, 07/30/2019

The Latest: Minnesota regulators defend key PolyMet permit MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on EPA criticism of a key permit for the planned PolyMet mine in Minnesota (all times local): 3:55 p.m. Minnesota regulators are defending their process for approving a key permit for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine. Newly released documents show that staffers wi...
00:34, 06/14/2019

Regulators Found Risk of Emergency After First Boeing MAX Crash An FAA internal risk analysis after the first of two Boeing 737 MAX airliner crashes showed the likelihood was high of a similar cockpit emergency within months....
22:17, 07/31/2019

Boeing CEO: Global aviation regulators may not clear 737 Max to fly at the same time Boeing's CEO Dennis Muilenburg told an industry conference that global aviation regulators may not all give the 737 Max the green light to fly at the same time....
04:34, 09/12/2019

Large GDPR Fines Are Imminent, EU Privacy Regulators Say Companies can expect large penalties from the European Union this summer, more than a year after the sweeping General Data Protection Regulation took effect last May....
09:00, 05/04/2019

Can Facebook's Libra Avoid Regulators? History Suggests Not For all its crypto styling, Facebook’s Libra looks less like bitcoin and more like a 50-year-old type of investment fund that has attracted intense regulatory scrutiny since the 2008 financial crisis. Investors should be skeptical of claims it can escape the same kind of attention....
13:51, 07/04/2019

Google Urged by Activists to Break Up Before Regulators Force It To Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest Internet ad seller to split into different pieces....
14:00, 06/19/2019

Financial crime: Regulators find few lessons in Danske Huge fines, criminal investigations and public opprobrium are the consequences of big anti-money laundering failures at banks, but what about the regulators? The reluctance of fellow EU supervisors to criticize one of their own in Denmark has heightened doubts about Europe’s AML framework....
10:51, 08/31/2019

Here Are Some Ways Amazon's Practices Have Caught The Eye of Antitrust Regulators Lately, there’s been a lot of antitrust chatter surrounding the big five tech giants. Earlier this month, Apple was under the microscope for its strict control over the App Store. This week, it looks like it’s Amazon’s turn. According to recent reports from the Washington Post and Vox, it looks like...
18:17, 06/05/2019

Activists urge Google to break up before regulators force it to Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet Inc to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest internet ad seller to split into different pieces....
10:51, 06/19/2019

U.S. banking regulators examined Amazon's cloud in April: WSJ Federal banking regulators had inspected Amazon.com Inc's Virginia facility earlier in April, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
13:17, 08/02/2019

U.S. banking regulators examined Amazon's cloud in April -WSJ Federal banking regulators had inspected Amazon.com Inc's Virginia facility earlier in April, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
03:17, 08/02/2019

Regulators Approve Bitcoin Venture Backed by NYSE Owner New York state regulators approved a key license for Bakkt, a venture designed to make it easier for consumers to store bitcoins and pay for purchases in the cryptocurrency....
08:34, 08/17/2019

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel Says EU Regulators Are Helping Google, Facebook The head of Snapchat warned European regulators that their efforts to protect user data were entrenching the positions of Internet giants such as Google and Facebook....
16:34, 05/14/2019

Vyleesi: latest attempt at 'female Viagra' approved by US regulators Pharmaceutical known chemically as bremelanotide is aimed at women with low sexual desire disorder or HSDDDrug regulators in the United States have approved Vyleesi, the latest attempt to come up with a “female Viagra” for women with low sexual desire.Vyleesi, chemically known as bremelanotide, is s...
06:00, 06/22/2019

Online lenders under investigation by regulators in 11 states, Puerto Rico The New York Department of Financial Services is leading a multistate probe that could snag a Silicon Valley startup backed by Andreessen Horowitz and the rapper Nas, The Post has learned. The probe, backed by 10 other state banking regulators and Puerto Rico, will focus on a new crop of online lend...
05:34, 08/07/2019

U.S. regulators approve $5 billion Facebook settlement over privacy issues (Reuters) — The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook this week over its investigation into the social media company’s handling of user data, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday. The FTC has been investigating allegations Facebook ...
13:34, 07/13/2019

New York regulators probing NRA for illegal gun insurance kickbacks: sources The New York Department of Financial Services is investigating the National Rifle Association for its role in offering now-banned insurance products for gun owners in the state — and earning at least $14 million in the process, The Post has learned. The investigation, which hasn’t been previously re...
22:17, 08/09/2019

World’s regulators to review pilot licensing in Montreal after 737 MAX crashes The Boeing 737 MAX crashes aren't necessarily the reason why they're meeting, but they coincide with debate over whether increasingly automated commercial jets are compromising pilot skills....
03:00, 07/03/2019

EU regulators to investigate Insurance Ireland data pooling system EU antitrust regulators opened an investigation on Tuesday into Insurance Ireland's data pooling system, concerned that conditions set by the association to access the system may block rivals in violation of EU competition rules....
13:00, 05/14/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces questions from international regulators Chair of Financial Stability Board says company’s plans could spark closer scrutiny of cryptocurrenciesFacebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is facing increasing skepticism from international regulators days after ambitious plans for it were unveiled by the social media company.On Tuesday, Randal Quarles,...
01:00, 06/26/2019

Federal Regulators Propose Changes to Trucker Work-Hour Rules The plan to modify rest-break requirements and other rules could save the industry money, but faces opposition from safety advocates and the Teamsters....
08:34, 08/15/2019

Chinese firms' missing $6 billion tests regulators' resolve Cash is considered among the hardest assets for a company to fake, which is why the disappearance of a combined $6.1 billion from two Chinese companies has dumbfounded investors and forced regulators to take action....
10:51, 05/17/2019

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google: Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, the Washington Post said on Saturday....
08:17, 06/02/2019

Amazon could face heightened antitrust scrutiny under a new agreement between U.S. regulators The move by the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission could result in heightened federal scrutiny of the two tech giants' business practices, according to three people familiar with the matter....
08:00, 06/02/2019

Airlines face scramble to restore 737 MAX flights once regulators approve fix Once global regulators clear Boeing Co's 737 MAX to fly again after deadly crashes, airlines which have put their fleets into mechanical hibernation since March will scramble to begin the biggest ungrounding effort in history....
12:51, 05/17/2019

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google -Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, the Washington Post said on Saturday....
07:17, 06/02/2019

Former Top Financial Regulators Warn Against Move to Ease Oversight of Firms Ben S. Bernanke, Timothy F. Geithner, Jacob J. Lew and Janet L. Yellen said the Trump administration’s push to relax some controls could harm the American financial system’s stability....
16:34, 05/13/2019

States ramp up pressure on federal regulators to rein in big tech Attorneys general in several states have already opened or are preparing to launch their own investigations into Facebook, Apple and Google over concerns about privacy and anti-competitive practices....
18:00, 06/12/2019

U.S. regulators to end mortgage lending exemption for Fannie, Freddie in 2021 U.S. regulators announced Thursday they plan to end an exemption for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that permits them to back risky mortgages, in a move that would reduce the government's footprint in the housing market, potentially increasing housing costs....
01:17, 07/26/2019

U.S. House lawmakers ask regulators to scrutinize bank cloud providers Two U.S. lawmakers have called on a top financial regulatory panel to consider direct oversight of the cloud services big tech companies provide to banks, saying they have become a critical component of the global financial system....
15:34, 08/23/2019

IATA chief 'worried' about global regulators' discrepancy over Boeing 737 MAX The head of global airlines lobby IATA warned on Tuesday that a discrepancy among global regulators over reapproving Boeing Co's 737 MAX for commercial flight could set a worrying precedent for future aircraft programs....
04:00, 09/04/2019

Airlines and regulators meet to discuss Boeing 737 MAX un-grounding efforts Airlines and regulators are gathering at a closed-door summit in Montreal on Wednesday to exchange views on steps needed for a safe and coordinated return of Boeing Co's grounded 737 MAX jets to the skies following two deadly crashes....
13:34, 06/26/2019

Supreme Court keeps rule that strengthens the power of government regulators The Supreme Court refused to overturn a precedent that strengthened the power of government regulators in a closely watched case that could have had broad ramifications for federal agencies....
19:34, 06/26/2019

EU regulators to clear Vodafone's Liberty Global deal - sources EU antitrust regulators are set to approve Vodafone's $22 billion bid for Liberty Global's cable networks in Germany and central Europe based on concessions offered in May, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
19:17, 06/26/2019

Amazon will be 'left alone' by regulators while other big tech companies suffer, Stifel says Amazon is likely to escape the increased scrutiny from federal regulators that the other big technology companies are currently facing, according to Stifel....
18:17, 06/07/2019

U.S. regulators to drop accounting test in 'Volcker' rewrite: sources U.S. regulators have circulated a new draft of the "Volcker Rule" that would further ease its requirements and scrap a proposed new test that had been met with fierce resistance from Wall Street,......
00:51, 08/14/2019

Regulators from Australia, Canada, UK hit Facebook with Libra privacy concerns Facebook's history of mishandling data has come back to haunt it as the privacy and regulatory community team up to probe the social media giant on Libra....
07:00, 08/06/2019

First peanut allergy therapy gets backing from U.S. regulators' expert advisers A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel on Friday recommended approving the first therapy for peanut allergies, which affect over 1.6 million children in the United States, despite raising concerns about the risk of severe allergic reactions it poses to young patients....
02:34, 09/14/2019

Delfin asks U.S. regulators for more time to build floating LNG project Delfin LNG LLC asked U.S. federal energy regulators for a three-year and six-month extension until March 28, 2023 to build facilities proposed to connect floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) vessels off the coast of Louisiana:...
21:17, 06/21/2019

Duplicate messages demanding mercy on payday lenders overwhelms regulators Federal regulators have been inundated with messages calling for looser restrictions on payday lenders — and a lot of them look alike. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has received about 27,000 messages urging regulators to ease proposed Obama-era restrictions on short-term, high-interest lo...
04:00, 05/15/2019

Tesla Driver Imitates Regulators by Appearing to Fall Asleep With Autopilot On We’ve seen this before, and you better believe we’re going to see a hell of a lot more of it. According to video obtained by NBC Los Angeles and an interview with the person who shot the footage, a Tesla driver fell asleep at the wheel of the car while it was moving on a federal interstate for at le...
22:17, 06/14/2019

Facebook's dream of a global cryptocurrency raises political stakes — for the regulators themselves Investors, crypto enthusiasts and regulators themselves say Libra has raised the stakes for financial authorities, forcing them to take a more serious look at digital currencies....
06:00, 08/26/2019

Italian regulators launch probe into Google over abuse of market dominance Italy's antitrust authority announced Friday that it has opened an investigation into Google over alleged abuse of its dominant market position....
11:34, 05/17/2019

Regulators fine British Airways record $230M for data breach The British government said Monday it will fine British Airways a record $230 million for a security breach that affected the personal data of about 500,000 customers a year ago....
14:00, 07/08/2019

Senators urge regulators to quickly approve drone identification rules Two U.S. senators on Monday urged U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to finalize a long-delayed rule that would require the remote identification of unmanned aircraft systems, or drones....
23:34, 04/29/2019

Regulators Fine Google $170 Million for Violating Children’s Privacy on YouTube As part of a settlement, YouTube said it would also institute new privacy measures on children’s videos. Critics said the changes did not go far enough to protect children....
17:00, 09/04/2019

U.S. regulators approve $5 billion Facebook settlement over privacy issues: source The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc this week over its investigation into the social media company's handling of user data, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday....
02:00, 07/13/2019

U.S. regulators hand Wall Street a major win with stripped-down 'Volcker Rule' U.S. banking regulators on Tuesday eased trading regulations for Wall Street banks, giving them one of their biggest wins under the Trump administration but drawing criticism from consumer activists who warned of potential risks to taxpayers....
22:00, 08/20/2019

Regulators may take interest in internet giants' cryptocurrencies: German cartel office Antitrust regulators may take an interest in cryptocurrencies being launched by big internet companies, the head of Germany's Federal Cartel Office said....
12:00, 06/27/2019

Regulators may take interest in internet giants' cryptocurrencies - German cartel office Antitrust regulators may take an interest in cryptocurrencies being launched by big internet companies, the head of Germany's Federal Cartel Office said....
12:34, 06/27/2019

Global regulators to question Facebook's Libra amid EU concerns: paper Global regulators will question Facebook on Monday about its Libra cryptocurrency, amid concerns from European Union governments over the threat the digital currency poses to financial stability, the Financial Times reported on Sunday....
08:51, 09/15/2019

LG Electronics, regulators oppose Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold Smartphone maker LG Electronics Inc on Tuesday opposed Qualcomm Inc's efforts to put a sweeping U.S. antitrust decision against the chip supplier on hold as it pursues an appeal....
09:51, 06/12/2019

EU antitrust regulators raise concerns about Facebook's Libra currency: sources EU antitrust regulators want to know whether Facebook's proposed Libra cryptocurrency and its use of consumer data pose possible anti-competitive constraints, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
20:34, 08/21/2019

Facebook hires lobbying firm to help sweet talk cryptocurrency regulators Facebook‘s “cryptocurrency” Libra is facing an ever growing mountain of regulatory challenges. It seems it needs a helping hand, as it’s hired a specialist firm to lobby Washington directly. According to registration documents filed earlier this week, Facebook will be represented by Washington, DC-b...
16:00, 08/27/2019

U.S. senators urge regulators to quickly approve drone identification rules Two U.S. senators on Monday urged U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to finalize a long-delayed rule that would require the remote identification of unmanned aircraft systems, or drones....
23:34, 04/29/2019

Colombian regulators order delivery app Rappi to comply with commerce laws Colombian regulators on Thursday ordered popular delivery app Rappi to comply with electronic commerce laws, saying the company is offering services that go beyond basic contact between clients and suppliers....
15:00, 09/06/2019

Regulators Are Taking Steps to Block Robocalls That Annoy Millions of Americans (NEW YORK) — New measures by U.S. regulators could help thwart some of the billions of robocalls received in the U.S. The rising volume of calls in the last few years has created pressure on Congress, regulators and phone companies to act. The Federal Communications Commission said Wednesday t...
20:17, 05/15/2019

Boeing reportedly knew of the software error on the 737 Max for a year before telling airlines and regulators AP Photo/Elaine Thompson The Wall Street Journal reports that Boeing knew of a software error that prevented the correct functioning of an alert system on the 737 Max for over a year before notifying airlines and regulators. Engineers reportedly discovered the error in 2017 but determined there was...
03:51, 05/06/2019

Facebook privately pitched its cryptocurrency plan last month to regulators. They were left even more scared. Two days after Facebook announced plans for the creation of a new cryptocurrency for its 2.7 billion users last month, the tech giant presented its 12-page white paper to more than a dozen officials f......
05:17, 07/17/2019

Bayer gets help from Donald Trump as US regulators veto warnings its Roundup weedkiller causes cancer The Trump administration is refusing to approve product labels warning glyphosate — the active ingredient in Roundup weedkiller — is a carcinogen. "It is irresponsible to require labels on products that are inaccurate when EPA knows the product does not pose a cancer risk," the EPA said ...
23:51, 08/13/2019

EU antitrust regulators to fine banks for forex exchange rate rigging - sources EU antitrust regulators are set to fine a group of banks including Barclays, Citigroup , HSBC and JPMorgan in the coming weeks for rigging foreign exchange rates, two people familiar with the matter said....
18:00, 05/09/2019

Facebook’s Libra partners remain cautious amid growing scrutiny from regulators Facebook‘s Libra partners have reportedly signed non-binding agreements, meaning they’re not obliged to promote or use the digital token and can abandon the project if they decide to do so. According to the New York Times, which cites anonymous executives from seven of Facebook‘s partners, some of t...
10:34, 06/26/2019

Federal regulators rescind $929M for California high-speed rail plan The Trump administration has made good on its threat to pull nearly $1 billion in federal funding for a high-speed rail project in California, because it hasn't made significant progress....
22:17, 05/17/2019

Airlines body IATA urges regulators to co-ordinate on re-entry to service of Boeing 737 MAX Global airlines on Thursday urged regulators to coordinate on technical requirements and timelines for the safe re-entry to service of the Boeing 737 MAX, which was grounded in March after two fatal accidents....
12:34, 06/27/2019

U.S. markets regulators reach deal on Dodd-Frank swaps capital rules U.S. markets regulators on Friday unveiled an agreement on how much capital and margin firms must hold when trading swaps based on securities, finalizing a key piece of the 2010 Dodd-Frank law introduced following the 2007-09 financial crisis....
18:34, 06/21/2019

Antitrust regulators may also scrutinize internet firms' cryptocurrencies: German cartel chief Cryptocurrencies backed by big internet companies could come under the scrutiny of antitrust regulators, the head of Germany's Federal Cartel Office said on Thursday after Facebook last week launched its own version....
14:34, 06/27/2019

North Carolina Regulators Seize Control of Life Insurers Owned by Greg Lindberg North Carolina’s insurance department seized control of a group of troubled life insurers owned by Greg Lindberg, who was arrested in April on federal criminal charges of conspiring to bribe the state’s insurance commissioner....
05:17, 06/28/2019

Regulators in India reportedly start probe over Google's misuse of Android's dominant position While India is the second largest smartphone market in the world, its position as a developing country limits sales of higher-end flagship phones. That is why a value based firm like Xiaomi has done so well in the country. And while Apple expands production of the iPhone in India to current models, ...
21:00, 05/10/2019

Burner Phones, Leaks to Journalists: Regulators Probe Suspected Insider-Trading Scheme A former Citigroup employee was the alleged middleman in what authorities believe may be an insider trading scheme, according to people familiar with the matter and disclosures in a U.K. court case....
10:51, 06/28/2019

Which politicians have used drugs and what did they take? The confession by Environment Secretary Michael Gove that he once took cocaine has again shone the spotlight on past drug use by leading politicians....
17:00, 06/08/2019

Drugs found in deadly hit-and-run TUCSON – As police continue to investigate a deadly hit-and-run that occurred Monday night, court records reveal new details about the suspect. Detectives with Tucson Police Department recovered several personal items from inside the BMW sedan involved in the crash that left two dead, Ramon Murillo ...
06:34, 06/15/2019

Pug on drugs: dog overdoses spike in colorado (KUSA) As Sadie the pug was being walked by her human in Denver’s Washington Park last Saturday, something may have caught the attention of her nose. An hour after they left the park, Sadie’s human thinks the pup got high. “Her legs were wobbling her head was wobbling,” said ...
21:34, 09/11/2019

First Ever Personal War On Drugs Held In Lee County LEE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – On Saturday hundreds of people came out in Lee County for the first annual Personal War On Drugs event. The gathering was held for families and friends who have lost loved ones to drug addiction… And for those who have loved ones currently dealing with addictio...
04:51, 06/30/2019

Gut bacteria may help explain why drugs don't work for everyone A study with common human gut bacteria and a mouse model investigates whether our microbiome helps explain why drugs work well for some but not others....
20:34, 06/06/2019

A new way to deliver drugs with pinpoint targeting Most pharmaceuticals must either be ingested or injected into the body to do their work. Either way, it takes some time for them to reach their intended targets, and they also tend to spread out to other areas of the body. Now, researchers at MIT and elsewhere have developed a system to deliver medi...
20:17, 08/19/2019

The Danger Of Drugs: This Man Has Become Annoying After Doing A Drug We all grow up listening to warnings from parents and teachers about the dangers of drug use, but nothing is scarier than seeing someone you know become truly unrecognizable right before your eyes. A recent story out of a small town in Wisconsin is the perfect example of the chilling way drugs can s...
00:17, 05/14/2019

How Some Generic Drugs Could Do More Harm Than Good For the 16 years that Dr. Brian Westerberg, a Canadian surgeon, worked volunteer missions at the Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala, Uganda, scarcity was the norm. The patients usually exceeded the 1,500 allotted beds. Running water was once cut off when the debt-ridden hospital was unable...
17:17, 05/17/2019

Why must US patients wait for drugs available in other countries? The United States leads the world in drug development, but we’re in danger of falling behind, to the detriment of countless patients. However, new legislative efforts in the Senate could be an important step in helping more of our patients get the treatment they need....
08:51, 07/31/2019

Weight loss possible with psychiatric drugs (Reuters Health) - Even overweight and obese people who take certain psychiatric drugs associated with weight gain may be able to shed excess pounds by focusing on healthy eating and exercise habits, a recent study suggests....
02:34, 09/06/2019

Foreign drugs import danger The Trump administration just announced it is taking steps to introduce a "safe importation action" pilot program authorizing states, wholesalers, and pharmacists to import drugs from Canada under one scenario and from other countries under another scenario. There is no specific timeline for impleme...
22:34, 08/05/2019

Japanese Man Arrested With Wario Drugs A 27 year-old man has been arrested in Tokushima having been found with 50 MDMA/ecstacy tablets in his possession, most of them shaped like Wario....
05:00, 06/19/2019

Man arrested trying to smuggle drugs into Spain under his wig A man was arrested after being stopped by police during an attempt to smuggle half a kilo of cocaine into Spain by hiding it underneath an "oversized" toupee....
15:34, 07/16/2019

Mandatory update coming to Windows 7, 2008 to kill off weak update hashes Enlarge Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 users will imminently have to deploy a mandatory patch if they want to continue updating their systems, as spotted by Mary Jo Foley. Currently, Microsoft's Windows updates use two different hashing algorithms to enable Windows to detect tampering or modif...
18:00, 05/02/2019

The Division 2 DOWN: Server Status Update Maintenance latest for Title Update 5 release The Division 2 Servers are going offline this morning for the new Title Update 5 release. Here's everything you need to know, including details on when we'll see the latest patch notes....
17:17, 07/30/2019

Division 2 DOWN: Server Status Update and Maintenance latest for Title Update 5 release The Division 2 Servers are going offline this morning for the new Title Update 5 release. Here's everything you need to know, including details on when we'll see the latest patch notes....
09:17, 07/30/2019

The Division 2 TU5 Patch Notes Confirmed: Title Update 5 DLC update changes revealed Ubisoft has revealed the patch notes for The Division 2, revealing the headline changes for that are coming along with the newest DLC update - here's what you need to know....
21:17, 07/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Tesla owner lawsuit claims software update fraudulently cut battery capacity A Tesla Inc owner has filed a lawsuit against the electric vehicle maker, claiming the company limited the battery range of older vehicles via a software update to avoid a costly recall to fix what plaintiffs allege are defective batteries....
05:34, 08/09/2019

World War Z Game Update: July 2019 FREE Six Skulls update and more coming this week Co-op shooter World War Z is getting a big update this week, and publisher Focus Home Interactive has promised that there's plenty to come in the next few months....
22:00, 07/02/2019

Anthem Update Patch Notes 1.2.0 Today: New Freeplay Update, Cataclysm news coming tomorrow EA and Bioware have pushed out the first Anthem update in weeks - and we're expecting some more news to come tomorrow, too. Here's what you need to know....
03:34, 05/30/2019

May update for the Pixel handsets includes a quarterly update to Android 9 The first week of May is almost over and since it is the beginning of a new month, Google has sent out its monthly update for the three generations of Pixel handsets. According to the Pixel Update Bulletin, there are no security patches sent with the update, but there will be a quarterly update to A...
04:34, 05/07/2019

Drugs mix-up leaves children with 'werewolf syndrome' Anger among parents in Spain is growing over the handling of a pharmaceutical mix-up which caused at least 20 children to sprout hair all over their bodies....
17:17, 08/31/2019

Ebola now curable after trials of drugs in DRC, say scientists Congo results show good survival rates for patients treated quickly with antibodies Ebola can no longer be called an incurable disease, scientists have said, after two of four drugs being trialled in the major outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo were found to have significantly reduced ...
23:17, 08/12/2019

These common drugs may increase dementia risk Drugs that doctors often use in the treatment of overactive bladder, gastrointestinal conditions, and depression may increase dementia risk by almost half....
12:00, 06/25/2019

U.S. to pay for thousands of doses of HIV drugs for Venezuelan migrants The United States said on Wednesday it will provide thousands of doses of HIV medication to treat Venezuelans in Colombia as part of regional efforts to manage care for millions of migrants fleeing the crisis-hit nation....
00:17, 08/29/2019

Walgreens Profit Squeezed by Generic Drugs Walgreens Boots Alliance needs a new business model to offset thinning profits from the sale of generic drugs, which continue to drag down results, the drugstore chain’s CEO said....
18:34, 06/27/2019

FDA to improve access to experimental cancer drugs The Food and Drug Administration is launching a project aimed at giving more cancer patients a chance to try treatments that are not yet on the market but that have shown some promise in early testing. (June 3)        ...
17:34, 06/03/2019

Sex, drugs and soccer: The life and times of Maradona An unacknowledged son, photo ops with the mafia and humongous cocaine binges: it's incredible that Diego Maradona found time to become the greatest footballer of his generation....
04:00, 06/20/2019

Why Aren’t Cancer Drugs Better? The Targets Might Be Wrong Drugs can stop cancer cells if they attack the right proteins. But many of these targets were chosen with dated, imprecise technology, a new study suggests....
03:51, 09/13/2019

Then It Fell Apart by Moby review – sex, drugs and self-loathing The superstar DJ’s account of his journey from poverty to wild parties in mansions is funny and often harrowingFor many people, evacuating your bowels in a squalid Times Square strip-club lavatory because you have drunkenly ingested a furious stripper’s entire bag of cocaine might qualify as “rock b...
16:51, 05/21/2019

Jail using medicine to help inmates addicted to drugs CINCINNATI (AP) — The “dope boys” hang out near the jail awaiting newly freed inmates with addiction. They’ll hand you a free sample to get you back. Triggers to use drugs again — the corners where you’ve used, for one — are all around, and any plans for a fresh start easily ...
15:51, 06/29/2019

Deaths from suicide, alcohol and drugs skyrocket — but not in NY Alcohol- and drug-related deaths and suicides continue to climb in the US, according to a new report released Wednesday by The Commonwealth Fund, an organization that supports independent health care research. The Fund’s 2019 Scorecard on State Health shows that drug overdose deaths more than double...
02:00, 06/13/2019

Americans will now be able to import prescription drugs from Canada The Trump administration will allow Americans to legally and safely import lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada for the first time.       ...
04:51, 08/01/2019

Babies and diapers are replacing sex and drugs at Burning Man When Bianca Snyder gave birth to her son, Tage, she and her husband, Tad, didn’t think twice about bringing him to Burning Man. “Our son is such an extension of our life, and Burning Man is a part of our life year-round,” says Snyder, a decade-long Burner and cannabis activist from Chica...
05:00, 08/22/2019

Michigan man convicted of murder at 13 locked up for drugs PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area man known for being convicted of murder at age 13 has been sentenced to at least six years in prison for a drug conviction. Nathaniel Abraham apologized Tuesday and said he was taking “full responsibility.” The 33-year-old pleaded guil...
23:51, 06/25/2019

Traffickers sentenced for shipping drugs through FedEx KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Two men who used Federal Express to ship heroin and methamphetamine from Arizona to Kansas have been sentenced to federal prison. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said 34-year-old David Thomas, of Kansas City, Missouri, was sentenced Thursday to eight years and four months i...
22:17, 08/02/2019

Duke Street snaps up DCC's generic drugs arm The former owner of Wagamama is close to clinching a deal to buy the generic drugs arm of DCC, a FTSE-100 conglomerate with operations spanning oil, retail and healthcare....
19:00, 06/02/2019

US aims to help more cancer patients try experimental drugs CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. drug regulators are launching a project aimed at giving more cancer patients a chance to try treatments that are not yet on the market but that have shown some promise in early testing. Currently, when patients want what’s called “compassionate use” access to an...
17:00, 06/03/2019

AP testing: CBD vapes spiked with illegal drugs The Associated Press commissioned laboratory testing of vape products sold as CBD and found dangerous synthetic marijuana instead of the natural cannabis extract. One of the samples belonged to Jay Jenkins who was hospitalized after vaping. (Sept. 16)        ...
12:17, 09/16/2019

AIDS drugs prevent sexual transmission of HIV in gay men A European study of nearly 1,000 gay male couples who had sex without condoms – where one partner had HIV and was taking antiretroviral drugs to suppress it - has found the treatment can prevent sexual transmission of the virus....
02:17, 05/03/2019

U.S. seeks $12.7 billion from ‘El Chapo’ — the value of all the drugs he trafficked The sum represents the total amount of cocaine, marijuana and heroin that a jury found Guzman to have trafficked, multiplied by the average prices of those drugs, according to a filing by prosecutors in Brooklyn federal court....
12:18, 07/06/2019

People more likely to first experiment with drugs during summer: study The temperature isn’t the only thing getting high this summer. People are much more likely to try drugs for the first time in the summer than any other time of year, according to a study by New York University scientists published Tuesday. The most noticeable trend came with LSD, with 34 perce...
22:00, 07/23/2019

David Crosby on kicking drugs in prison: ‘S - - tty way to do it’ Considering his drug addiction, prison stint and health issues — diabetes, a couple heart attacks and a liver transplant necessitated from hepatitis C — David Crosby should have been a long time gone. He’s as surprised as anyone that he’s still alive. “Nobody has any clue why,” says Crosby, who’ll t...
01:34, 07/19/2019

New anticancer strategy 'disguises drugs as fats' Researchers have found a way to 'disguise' anticancer drugs in order to safely deliver higher doses to tumors. This approach was successful in mouse models....
04:17, 07/23/2019

Feds seize $3.8M worth of drugs at border TUCSON – Federal authorities say they seized nearly 268 pounds of narcotics in three recent seizures at the U.S.-Mexico border. Last Thursday morning, Customs and Border Protection officers say they seized 78 pounds of meth plus 18 pounds of heroin and four pounds of fentanyl from a 31-year-old Sahu...
17:00, 05/02/2019

U.S. prices for multiple sclerosis drugs are on the rise (Reuters Health) - Annual costs of disease modifying treatments for multiple sclerosis more than quadrupled from 2006 to 2016 as several new, costly medicines entered the market, a U.S. study suggests....
03:34, 08/28/2019

France will end healthcare refunds for homeopathic drugs France will end social security reimbursements for homeopathic drugs and the new policy - which has drawn the fire of alternative medicine advocates - will take full effect in 2021, the healthcare minister said on Tuesday....
22:34, 07/09/2019

Tim Dowling: ‘My first podcast idea is called Mum’s on Drugs’ ‘I really don’t think you’ve thought this through,’ the middle one saysOn Sunday evening, my wife and I arrive home from a weekend away. The middle one immediately tries to collect the £10 he’s been promised for walking the dog twice, but my wife requires documentary evidence: pictures of himself an...
07:34, 07/13/2019

4 Your Health: Cost of cancer drugs soar It shows the average cost for a single specialty drug is now nearly $79,000 a year, up from $28,000 just a decade ago. In fact, specialty drugs are more than 215 times more expensive than widely used generic drugs. The cancer drug Revlimid, had the highest price surge going from $203,000 to $247,000...
06:34, 06/26/2019

California man gets 10 years for selling drugs for Bitcoin on dark web A US man who sold narcotics on the dark web in exchange for Bitcoin has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison. Tyler Reeves, who sold the drugs under the moniker “Platinum45,” was sentenced on Monday by by United States District Judge James V. Selna. Aside from the prison sentence, Reeves, wh...
19:00, 06/13/2019

Sex, drugs, politics: how the streaming giants are blowing up Bollywood New Amazon and Netflix dramas take in themes that India’s established cinema rarely touches, with millions of potential subscribers available ‘The three big ‘no’s in Indian cinema are sexuality, religion and politics,” says Anurag Kashyap. “And in Sacred Games we address all three.” The Netflix seri...
23:51, 08/02/2019

Malaysia detains 4 Indians, seizes drugs, 5,255 turtles SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia authorities have arrested four Indians and seized more than 14 kilograms of drugs and over 5,000 turtles from their luggage at the Kuala Lumpur airport. Senior customs official Zulkarnain Mohamed Yusof says agents found a total 5,255 red-ear slider turtles kept in sm...
08:00, 06/26/2019

CBP seizes $90K worth of drugs at Nogales port of entry TUCSON – Federal authorities have seized more than 90 pounds of cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin, and fentanyl at the Port of Nogales over the past several days. Last Friday, Customs and Border Protection officers at the Mariposa Pedestrian Crossing stopped a pair of sisters aged 20 and 22 as ...
08:17, 06/13/2019

US: Gang leaders ran killings, drugs from California prison Authorities charged leaders of a California prison gang Wednesday with orchestrating killings, drug sales and other crimes from behind bars in a case filed two weeks after a different prison gang was accused of organizing drug trafficking and killings from their state prison cells....
01:34, 06/20/2019

Elton John refused to 'tone down' the sex and drugs in 'Rocketman' Elton John isn't shying away from his wild days. In fact, he said he pushed producers of "Rocketman" for an honest portrayal of his sex and cocaine-fueled days of the past....
22:17, 05/27/2019

Kansas Inmate Will Be Allowed Opioid Addiction Drugs The A.C.L.U. had argued in a lawsuit that if a federal prison kept denying the medication to the inmate, he would “inevitably suffer and possibly die.”...
02:34, 09/12/2019

Could the use of stomach acid drugs raise the risk of allergies? A nationwide study of Austrian health records has found a higher rate of prescriptions for allergy drugs following those for stomach acid medications....
17:34, 08/06/2019

Nonfiction: A New Book Argues That Generic Drugs Are Poisoning Us In her stunning exposé “Bottle of Lies,” Katherine Eban describes a world of generic drug manufacturing rife with corruption and life-threatening misdeeds....
22:51, 05/13/2019

6 Out of 7 Candidates for U.K. Prime Minister Admitted to Using Drugs. Here’s Why It Might Not Matter The race to replace Theresa May as U.K. Prime Minister is in full swing, and with it, scrutiny of those who hope to take her job. Ahead of Thursday’s first round of voting, media focus was not so much on the candidates‘ Brexit policies, nor on their plans to avert environmental catastrop...
16:34, 06/13/2019

'Meth-gators' - Police warn against flushing drugs Police in Tennessee have arrested a man after he reportedly tried to flush his drugs stash down the toilet - with police saying it could lead to "meth-gators" in Alabama....
13:51, 07/16/2019

Combining two cancer drugs could help slow growth of tumours Breast tumours grow at a slower rate in mice if the animals are given one drug to block cancer cell division and another that prevents therapy resistance...
03:34, 07/12/2019

Sex offenders reportedly got $60K worth of ED drugs due to Medicaid snafu Nearly 50 registered sex offenders received more than $60,000 worth of Viagra and other erectile dysfunction drugs, thanks to a lack of oversight in the state’s Medicaid program, according to a scathing new state audit released Wednesday. Federal and state laws prohibit Medicaid from covering ...
20:51, 06/05/2019

Trump Claims He Banned Trans Troops Because 'Drugs' President Donald Trump started winding down his less-than-thrilling state visit to the United Kingdom on Wednesday with a sit-down interview with one of England’s worst global exports, Piers Morgan. Over the course of the more than half-hour conversation, aired on ITV’s Good Morning Britain, Trump c...
21:00, 06/05/2019

Can blood pressure drugs help reduce dementia risk? A large study analyzing the medical data of thousands of people suggests that dementia incidence is lower among those who take blood pressure medication....
22:00, 06/05/2019

Magic mushrooms for better health? Psychedelic drugs are having a moment across US Proponents say psychedelics from magic mushrooms hold mental health benefits, but doctors remain cautious.        ...
20:34, 08/25/2019

After drugs and booze, an ultramarathon taught me how to love the mile I’m in Breaking the cycle of my addictions was tough, but then I found inner strength by pushing myself to complete a 50-mile raceRunning has been a big part of my life for many years. It has been a fix, a punishment, a distraction and a focus. In darker times, I would run at a rapid pace through the stree...
11:51, 07/08/2019

El Chapo: what the rise and fall of the kingpin reveals about the war on drugs As the capture and conviction of Mexico’s notorious drug lord has shown, taking down the boss doesn’t mean taking down the organisation. By Jessica LoudisJust after midday on Tuesday 12 February, word came down that the verdict was ready in what had been widely described as the trial of the century....
12:17, 06/07/2019

War on drugs win: Opioid and heroin abuse declined last year Heroin and prescription drug abuse declined last year, according to a new government report, a bright signal of hope in the battle against one of the most devastating and politically explosive problems facing the nation....
19:34, 08/20/2019

Playboy model’s ‘killer’ was ‘out of his mind’ on drugs: lawyer The Philadelphia man accused of gruesomely slaughtering a Playboy model in what prosecutors called a fit of “demonic torture” was “out of his mind” on ketamine during the killing, his attorney reportedly claimed as the murder trial kicked off this week. There’s no question Jonathan...
01:51, 05/09/2019

WHO keeps key lung cancer drugs off its essential medicines list The world's master list of recommended medicines got an update on Tuesday when the World Health Organization (WHO) published a biennial revision, adding 28 drugs including an abortion pill but leaving out several breakthrough treatments for lung cancer....
22:34, 07/09/2019

U.S. Coast Guard seized over $569 million in drugs from May to July Vice President Mike Pence called the seizure of more than 39,000 pounds of cocaine and 933 pounds of marijuana worth a combined $569 million by the U.S. Coast Guard "historic."...
09:17, 07/12/2019

Boost to the economy from no-deal Brexit stockpiling of drugs The British economy was given a short-term, pre-Brexit boost at the start of the year as factories ramped up production ahead of a possible crash out from the European Union....
16:00, 05/10/2019

| World 800m champion Arzamasova given provisional drugs ban The 2015 women's 800m world champion Maryna Arzamasova has provisionally suspended after failing a drugs test, the Athletics Integrity Unit announced....
21:34, 08/27/2019

Walmart teams up with Big Pharma to track drugs on the blockchain Global retail Goliath Walmart has joined a consortium that’s attempting to build a blockchain for tracking pharmaceutical supply chains. A spokesperson representing the firm confirmed to CoinDesk that Walmart has joined MediLedger, but they did not provide any further comments. MediLedger is aiming ...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Sex, drugs and soccer: The life and times of Diego Maradona An unacknowledged son, photo ops with the mafia and humongous cocaine binges: it's incredible that Diego Maradona found time to become the greatest footballer of his generation....
12:17, 06/12/2019

Philippines faces call for U.N. investigation into war on drugs killings More than two dozen countries formally called on Thursday for a United Nations investigation into thousands of killings in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs, activists said....
00:00, 07/05/2019

China sentences 6 foreigners for drugs; Canadian gets death A court in southern China has handed down sentences to at least six foreigners involved in a global methamphetamine operation, including a Canadian sentenced to death....
13:34, 04/30/2019

The cost of popular prescription drugs doubles every 7 to 8 years The costs of 49 top-selling drugs saw a median increase of 76% over a six-year period, according to new research published in JAMA Network Open, with the prices of most increasing either once or twice annually. JAMA is the Journal of the American Medical Association. The findings suggest that the co...
04:17, 06/05/2019

Big Pharma nixes new drugs despite impending 'antibiotic apocalypse' At a time when health officials are calling for mass demonstrations in favor of new antibiotics, drug companies have stopped making them altogether. Their sole reason, according to a new report: profit....
22:17, 09/14/2019

Study: One-third of pre-approved drugs has not finished FDA approval process More than 1 in 3 drugs that have received pre-approval from the Food and Drug Administration still haven't gotten the final approval required by the Accelerated Approval Program....
11:51, 08/28/2019

TPD seizes hard drugs in stolen vehicle investigation TUCSON – Officers with Tucson Police Department, Operations Division South seized a pound of meth and 23 grams of heroin after tracking down a stolen vehicle on Wednesday. GTA, DRUGS AND GUN RECOVERED by @Tucson_Police officers from @ops_south Community Response Team. On may 8th, they were able t...
20:51, 05/10/2019

UN approves probe of mass killings in Philippines’ ‘war on drugs’ The first-ever resolution on the Philippines, led by Iceland, was adopted by a vote of 18 countries in favour and 14 against, including China, with 15 abstentions, including Japan....
13:34, 07/12/2019

“Nanoemulsion” gels offer new way to deliver drugs through the skin MIT chemical engineers have devised a new way to create very tiny droplets of one liquid suspended within another liquid, known as nanoemulsions. Such emulsions are similar to the mixture that forms when you shake an oil-and-vinegar salad dressing, but with much smaller droplets. Their tiny size all...
17:17, 06/21/2019

Anti-ageing drugs are coming that could keep you healthier for longer Longevity research is no longer aimed at prolonging lives, it is trying to keep us fit right until the end. New anti-ageing drugs may finally be here to make that happen...
19:00, 04/28/2019

PM targets drugs, weapons and phones in prison crackdown Prisons must not be "factories to turn bad people worse", Boris Johnson has warned, as he announced a £100m investment to boost security and cut crime in jails....
17:17, 08/13/2019

Ibuprofen and other common drugs may help antibiotic resistance spread We’ve long known that bacteria can evolve resistance to antibiotics but now it looks like other drugs, including ibuprofen, may help this resistance spread...
23:51, 08/12/2019

Drugs, Drinking & Nudity: Florida Sorority Suspended Allegations of drug use, underage drinking, cheating and other violations have led to the suspension of a University of Central Florida sorority. The university outlined 16 violations by Alpha Delta Pi, including illicit activities, explicit pictures, and more, officials say. It all started with a c...
01:00, 08/08/2019

Michael Pollan worries we don't know enough to legalise psychedelic drugs Speaking in Melbourne, the journalist who has become synonymous with the conversation on psychedelics explains why it’s complicatedTo some, Michael Pollan is the game changer of the psychedelic conversation; to others, who have concerns, the gatekeeper.The journalist’s sixth book, How to Change Your...
12:00, 07/22/2019

Beyond Bullets And Bombs, Jammu And Kashmir Has A New Enemy: Drugs Jammu and Kashmir has been rocked by an increase in drug abuse and deaths. The challenge comes from across the border, where smuggling also funds terror. Drugs worth hundreds of crores have been......
17:17, 07/22/2019

People are accidentally killing themselves taking insomnia drugs: FDA Experts have warned that people are accidentally killing themselves while taking common insomnia drugs. Government health officials in the US have ordered drug makers to add warning labels to certain prescription sleeping pills after a review. The Food and Drug Administration found rare but serious ...
06:34, 05/04/2019

Ebola drugs 'saving lives' after clinical trials Scientists have moved a step closer to treating symptoms of the deadly Ebola virus during the second-worst outbreak of the disease. A clinical trial in Congo has shown encouraging survival results....
10:51, 08/13/2019

UK fears crisis as 11.5 million get potentially addictive drugs More and more Britons are being prescribed potentially addictive medicines like sleeping pills, opioids and other painkillers, raising the risk of a drug crisis like the one in the United States, health officials said on Tuesday....
05:17, 09/10/2019

Mexican Cartels murdering over drugs, avocado trade Acts of horrific cartel violence is typically associated with drugs, but experts believe a recent mass killing in Mexico was related to avocado trafficking.        ...
05:17, 08/10/2019

Despite the Headlines, We Don’t Yet Know If Anticholinergic Drugs Contribute to Dementia Risk There are a number of things that can increase the risk of dementia: age, of course, as well as certain genetic profiles and behaviors such as smoking and drinking. Some of the same things that contribute to heart disease, such as high cholesterol levels and the build up of plaques in the blood vess...
23:00, 06/26/2019

Canada announces regulations to cut price of prescription drugs Move hailed as ‘crucial step to lower prescription drug costs’New rules were resisted by pharmaceutical companiesThe Canadian government has announced regulations to reduce patented drug prices it said would save Canadians C$13.2bn (US$10bn) over a decade, overriding heavy opposition from pharmaceut...
06:17, 08/10/2019

50 arrested, guns and drugs seized in Waterbury bust WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say they have arrested 50 people and seized drugs and guns during an investigation that was spurred by heroin-related deaths. Authorities in Waterbury began the raids at 5 a.m. Friday after having obtained 92 arrest warrants for 52 people. Officials say ...
18:51, 05/18/2019

More than $1 million worth of drugs washes up on Alabama beach Beachgoers looking for some fun in the sun found more than $1 million worth of marijuana and cocaine that washed up along the shore in Alabama, police said. A local enjoying a stroll along Orange Beach last Tuesday found a package containing 21 pounds of marijuana and 1 kilo (2.2 pounds) of cocaine,...
00:34, 05/29/2019

23andMe, Glaxo Mine DNA Data in Hunt for New Drugs Genetic test-kit company 23andMe has for years used saliva to tell millions of consumers how closely related they are to Neanderthals or whether they are likely to develop diseases like diabetes or Alzheimer’s. Now, it’s fulfilling a bigger ambition: drug development....
16:00, 07/23/2019

Ted Cruz bill would speed FDA approval of drugs OK'd in other countries Drugs and medical devices that have been authorized in other developed countries would face fast-track approval in the U.S. under a bill introduced Thursday by Ted Cruz....
02:34, 07/19/2019

Founder of K-pop label YG resigns amid drugs and sex scandals Yang Hyun-suk, founder of South Korea's YG Entertainment which manages top K-pop performers, stepped down on Friday from his duties as chief producer, in the aftermath of drug and sex scandals involving his artists....
15:00, 06/14/2019

CBP officers seize $4.2M worth of hard drugs in Nogales Courtesy: U.S. Customs and Border Protection NOGALES, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized $4.2 million worth of hard drugs last weekend at the Port of Nogales, CBP said Friday. Officials reportedly seized more than 314 pounds of methamphetamine, heroin, cocaine and fentanyl. CBP says f...
01:34, 07/27/2019

David Crosby opens up about how he got clean from drugs while in prison Considering his drug addiction, prison stint and health issues — diabetes, a couple heart attacks and a liver transplant necessitated from hepatitis C — David Crosby should have been a long time gone....
14:17, 07/19/2019

Alzheimer's: Common gene explains why some drugs fail A new study helps to explain why some Alzheimer’s drugs work in some people but not in others, and why some yet may succeed in animals but not in humans....
06:34, 07/22/2019

Indonesian court sentences Frenchman to death for drugs MATARAM, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian court has sentenced a Frenchman to death for smuggling 3 kilograms (6.6 pounds) of drugs in a suitcase to the tourist island of Lombok. Presiding Judge Isnurul Syamsul Arif ruled in Mataram District Court on Monday that Felix Dorfin had weakened the government...
15:34, 05/20/2019

How Trump’s Plan To Import Canadian Drugs Would Work Americans spend an average of about $1,200 per person, per year on prescription drugs, more than anywhere else in the world. Lowering those costs is one of the few topics uniting U.S. leaders from both the Democratic and Republican parties. The Trump administration’s latest proposal is to import che...
22:34, 08/06/2019

The Catholic rebels resisting the Philippines’ deadly war on drugs President Rodrigo Duterte’s violent crackdown has left 20,000 dead, and in a devout country, he has repeatedly hurled insults at bishops, the pope – and even God. But only a handful of Catholic activists are brave enough to speak out. By Adam WillisOne of the most famous victims – and a rare survivo...
13:00, 07/18/2019

Drugs That Boost Our Circadian Rhythms Could Save Our Lives Almost all of the cellular functions in your body run on a 24-hour schedule. Keep that clock regular, and you could stay healthier, and maybe even live longer....
14:00, 05/28/2019

Ebola breakthrough: two drugs could treat up to 90 per cent of cases A drug trial has found two experimental drugs for Ebola to be so effective that scientists have stopped the trial early so that more people can receive these drugs...
15:52, 08/13/2019

Mom whose baby died with drugs in system charged with murder A Bronx woman has been arrested in the murder of her 18-month-old son, who died last year with a fatal cocktail of fentanyl and heroin in his system, police said Wednesday. Daira Santana-Gonzalez, 23, was charged Friday with murder for the Dec. 27 death of Darwin Gonzalez-Santana, according to autho...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Future is in doubt for cheaper versions of biologic drugs TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Injected drugs known as biosimilars were expected to save the U.S. health care system tens of billions of dollars. But sales have been so limited that their future is in doubt. Biologic medicines treat cancer, rare diseases and autoimmune disorders like rheumatoid arthritis and ...
17:51, 06/27/2019

Virtual reality is helping scientists discover new drugs A new VR tool, powered by the same technology as the Fortnite video game, helps chemists visualize the structure of complex molecules and develop new drugs to treat diseases....
19:17, 06/26/2019

Trump wants to import drugs from Canada. Canadians are furious Enlarge / US President Donald Trump speaks alongside Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar at the White House May 9, 2019 in Washington DC. (credit: Getty | Alex Wong) Canadians are in a kerfuffle over the Trump administration’s preliminary plan to allow Americans to import lower-cost ...
10:51, 08/13/2019

'Outrageous conflicts of interest': Watchdog groups urge California Gov. Gavin Newsom to fire oil regulators Top California oil and gas agency employees held investments in companies they regulate, records indicate. Fracking permits are up sharply this year.        ...
17:00, 07/11/2019

U.S. regulators ask Deutsche Bank to explain "bad bank" proposal -FT U.S. regulators have sought explanation from Deutsche Bank AG about its "bad bank" proposal and its impact on U.S. operations at the loss-making German lender, the Financial Times reported on Monday....
09:00, 06/24/2019

U.S. regulators ask Deutsche Bank to explain 'bad bank' proposal: FT U.S. regulators have sought explanation from Deutsche Bank AG about its "bad bank" proposal and its impact on U.S. operations at the loss-making German lender, the Financial Times reported on Monday....
09:34, 06/24/2019

Anticholinergic drugs linked to 50 percent increase in dementia risk A new study has found that widely used prescription drugs are linked to “nearly a 50% increased odds of dementia” in older adults, researchers say. The authors of the report, which appears in JAMA Internal Medicine, believe the meds most associated with dementia are anticholinergic drugs...
19:17, 06/25/2019

Tucson teen arrested by CBP after $10K worth of drugs found on his person TUCSON – A Tucson 18-year-old was taken into custody Wednesday after he allegedly attempted to smuggle in about more than $10,000 worth of fentanyl through the Port of Nogales. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the Tucsonan was stopped at the Morley Pedestrian Crossing when he w...
06:52, 07/06/2019

Mylan Deal Furthers Pfizer CEO's Bet on Patent-Protected Drugs A deal to merge Pfizer Inc.’s off-patent drugs business with generic drugmaker Mylan NV caps new Pfizer Chief Executive Albert Bourla’s remodeling of one of the world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies....
08:51, 07/30/2019

| Coleman confident hearing will clear him of drugs test violation Christian Coleman has denied reports of violations for missing drug tests, saying he's confident a hearing will clear him to compete at the IAAF World Championships....
04:00, 08/25/2019

Elton John: 'They wanted to tone down the sex and drugs. But I haven’t led a PG-13 life' In this exclusive article, Elton John writes about his extraordinary life and why he finally decided to give the Rocketman biopic the green lightI was in the cinema for about 15 minutes before I started crying. Not crying as in the occasional tear quietly trickling down my cheek: really sobbing, in ...
14:34, 05/26/2019

Man allegedly hiding drugs in butt accidentally shoots himself in testicles A bungling felon from Washington state made a series of blunders when he shot himself in the testicles and tried to hide the weapon — all while storing drugs in his anus, a report said Wednesday. Cameron Jeffrey Wilson, 27, was carrying a pistol in his front pocket while in his Cashmere, Wash., apar...
01:34, 05/23/2019

‘Don’t flush your drugs m’kay’: police warn of the possibility of ‘meth-gators’ Tennessee officials fear that animals living in sewage treatment ponds could ingest drugs that have been disposed of improperlyPolice in Tennessee are warning residents to stop flushing methamphetamine, the drug more commonly known as “meth”, down the toilet for fear that alligators in the sewage sy...
09:51, 07/17/2019

Drugs arrest of Pakistan politician sparks opposition fury Pakistan's main opposition party on Tuesday criticized as political the arrest on drugs charges of one of its senior provincial leaders who has been critical of Prime Minister Imran Khan....
21:00, 07/02/2019

Van Carrying Drugs Worth $140 Million Crashes Into Police Van In Sydney Australian authorities have uncovered a US $140 million stash of amphetamines after an alleged criminal's run-in with the law saw his drug-filled van crash into an officer's car outside a police......
09:34, 07/23/2019

Philippines' top senator chides Iceland for abortion, U.N. drugs war probe The Philippines' highest-ranking lawmaker said on Monday a U.N. resolution to probe the country's bloody war on drugs should be ignored, and its chief backer Iceland be investigated instead for human rights abuses in allowing abortion....
11:17, 07/15/2019

Phoenix family says home was raided without cause, police say man was selling drugs PHOENIX — A Phoenix man’s house was raided and he was arrested in June after he was accused of illegally selling drugs out of his convenience store in Glendale, police announced Thursday. But the family is arguing that police raided their home without cause and said during a press conference T...
23:34, 08/23/2019

Pfizer to spinoff, merge off-patent drugs unit with Mylan Pfizer Inc has agreed to spin off its off-patent branded drugs business and combine it with generic drugmaker Mylan NV , a move that leaves Pfizer with its more profitable innovative drugs, including cancer treatment Ibrance and pneumonia vaccine Prevnar....
21:17, 07/29/2019

Drugs giant GSK picks Symonds to steer £81bn break-up Britain's second-biggest drug-maker is turning to a former chief financial officer of AstraZeneca, its London-listed rival, to steer it through an £81bn break-up....
20:00, 07/14/2019

Trump administration announces plan to allow imports of prescription drugs The Trump administration announced plans to allow the importation of drugs from other countries, a major part of President Trump's agenda for lowering the cost of prescriptions....
19:17, 07/31/2019

$5M worth of gold seized by police on trail of drugs cartel About £4 million ($5 million) worth of gold was seized at London's Heathrow Airport by Border Force officers as part of an international investigation into a suspected South American drugs cartel....
12:51, 07/21/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Trump administration will allow imports of prescription drugs Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:17, 07/31/2019

Gold nanoparticles promise safe cancer drugs, better vaccines A new study suggests that targeting B cells with gold nanoparticles could be a safe way to improve vaccines and treatments for cancer and other diseases....
20:17, 07/02/2019

HIV drugs stop sexual transmission of AIDS virus, say doctors A study has found that medication to suppress HIV can prevent sexual transmission of the AIDS virus. Researchers say treatment regimes could contribute significantly to stopping the spread of the pathogen....
18:00, 05/03/2019

Dillian Whyte provisionally suspended by WBC over drugs test findings ‘Adverse finding’ returned before win against Óscar RivasWhyte could face suspension from boxing Dillian Whyte has been provisionally suspended by the World Boxing Council pending an investigation into an adverse finding in a drugs test that took place before his recent bout against Óscar Rivas.Whyt...
13:17, 07/31/2019

Florida deputy arrested for planting meth, other drugs in nearly 120 cases: what we know Former Jackson County, Florida deputy Zach Wester was arrested for allegedly planting drugs on unsuspecting motorists before arresting them.        ...
22:00, 07/11/2019

Award-winning lamb under investigation for performance-enhancing drugs An award-winning lamb is currently under investigation and may be stripped of its title after veterinarians at the Logan County Fair in Ohio found illegal drugs in its system....
22:51, 07/21/2019

Man charged with selling Mac Miller fentanyl-laced drugs before his death A California man was charged Wednesday with selling rapper Mac Miller drugs laced with fentanyl before his death, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration announced....
06:34, 09/05/2019

Coast Guard seizes 40,000 pounds of drugs on high seas CORONADO, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has offloaded tons of cocaine and marijuana seized from boats and even a semi-submarine in the Pacific. Vice President Mike Pence was on hand Thursday as 39,000 pounds (17,690 kilograms) of cocaine and 933 pounds (423 kilograms) of marijuana were taken of...
11:00, 07/12/2019

Warrington questions Galahad's defence of failed drugs test Josh Warrington has said he does not believe Kid Galahad's explanation for failing a drugs test earlier in his career as the pair prepare for their world title fight on Saturday....
17:17, 06/10/2019

Man arrested for allegedly selling Mac Miller counterfeit drugs before death A Los Angeles man was arrested Wednesday on charges that he sold counterfeit opioid pills to Mac Miller two days before the rapper died of an overdose....
22:34, 09/04/2019

Commonly prescribed anticholinergic drugs linked to dementia risk A widely used group of drugs -- anticholinergics -- used for everything from depression to allergies and gastrointestinal conditions to Parkinson's disease, may increase risk for dementia, a new study says....
02:51, 06/25/2019

Study of nearly 1,000 couples shows antiretroviral drugs prevent transmission of HIV The study proves, the researchers said, that using antiretroviral therapy to suppress the AIDS virus to undetectable levels also means it cannot be passed on via sex, the researchers said....
05:17, 05/03/2019

Pfizer gains new cancer drugs in $11.4B purchase of Array BioPharma Pfizer, the firm behind prescription drugs from anxiety medication Zoloft to Viagra, agreed Monday to pay $11.4 billion for Array BioPharma and its cutting-edge treatments for colon and rectal cancers....
22:00, 06/17/2019

Banned Party Drugs Worth Rs 400 Crore Seized In Manipur In one of the largest drug seizures in Manipur, the police have seized banned party drugs worth Rs 400 crore in the international market from Thoubal district, a senior police officer said on Sunday....
15:00, 08/25/2019

New York's Medicaid bought erectile drugs for sex offenders New York's Medicaid program paid more than $60,000 for erectile dysfunction drugs and treatments for 47 sex offenders over a six-year period.        ...
22:34, 06/05/2019

British children, as young as 7, being used by gangs to deal drugs: researchers Thousands of children in Britain - most aged between 15 and 17 - are being used by so-called county lines gangs to carry drugs from cities to be sold in rural areas, according to research by The Children's Society, a charity....
19:00, 07/05/2019

Bipartisan legislation would cap prices for drugs developed with taxpayer funding Senators Chris Van Hollen of Maryland and Rick Scott of Florida unveiled bipartisan legislation to lower the costs of drugs that were developed using taxpayer-funded research....
19:17, 07/31/2019

Duterte mocks 'ice-eating' Iceland over U.N. vote on Philippine war on drugs Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte took a swipe at Iceland on Friday for spearheading a U.N. resolution to investigate his bloody war on drugs, saying it was a nation made entirely of ice, with no understanding of his country's problems....
15:00, 07/12/2019

Dishing out more drugs won’t stop the pain. Doctors need new tools | Ann Robinson As a GP, I know opioids have their place. But we shouldn’t be complacent about a US-style crisis happening in BritainGrowing concern about the prescription of drugs that cause dependence has been backed up by a recent report from Public Health England (PHE). The agency discovered that in 2017-18, 13...
05:17, 09/16/2019

FDA flags serious risks with hepatitis C drugs from AbbVie, Gilead and Merck The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday it had identified 63 cases of worsening liver function in certain patients taking hepatitis C medicines made by drugmakers Merck & Co Inc, Gilead Sciences and AbbVie Inc....
21:51, 08/28/2019

How Trump's plan to import prescription drugs from Canada would work President Trump wants to let Americans import prescription drugs from Canada, part of his agenda for lowering drug prices. He has eyed several measures to pursue the goal of lower prices, from mandating that drug companies list prices on TV ads (a policy halted by the courts), to tying drug prices i...
22:00, 08/06/2019

Elderly Couple Receive Drugs Worth Millions After Delivery Mix-Up An elderly couple in Australia were the surprise recipients of an illegal drug shipment after signing for a wrongly delivered parcel containing millions of dollars' worth of methamphetamine, police......
12:00, 05/02/2019

2 Ebola Patients in Congo Treated With New Drugs Have Been Cured, Say Doctors (KINSHASA, Congo) — Doctors in Congo say that two Ebola patients who were treated with new anti-Ebola drugs in Goma in eastern Congo have been declared “cured.” Doctors fighting Ebola quickly used the case on Tuesday to press the message that people with Ebola can recover if they s...
21:19, 08/13/2019

Kacey Musgraves Says Psychedelic Drugs "Brought Me Closer to Our Planet" Kacey Musgraves isn't afraid to go "down in flames" for being true to herself. The Grammy winner, who has reached new heights with her Golden Hour album, is speaking out about......
23:34, 09/11/2019

Uganda: Experimental Ebola drugs approved for use; two new cases suspected Uganda's health minister announced that health officials have been cleared to use three new experimental Ebola treatments, a week after the disease entered the country from the Democratic Republic of Congo....
10:34, 06/19/2019

Why Aren’t There Better Cancer Drugs? Scientists May Have Picked the Wrong Targets Drugs can stop cancer cells if they attack the right proteins. But many of these targets were chosen with dated, imprecise technology, a new study suggests....
01:00, 09/12/2019

16 U.S. Marines arrested on suspicion of smuggling undocumented migrants and drugs The troops were suspected of involvement in the smuggling of undocumented immigrants into the United States from Mexico and various unspecified drug-related offenses....
05:00, 07/26/2019

Flexer charged with trafficking Bitcoin-purchased drugs in Australia A man who frequently flaunted his wealth on social media has been found guilty of importing and trafficking drugs purchased with Bitcoin on the dark web. Brendan Leigh Baker, 27, a former cafe owner in Canberra, was found guilty in the ACT Supreme Court this week. According to a report, his most ser...
17:00, 06/19/2019

UK prison guards smell a rat and find rodents stuffed with drugs Suspected organized criminals have been stuffing the bodies of dead rats with drugs, phones and cash and throwing them over the walls of a British prison to get contraband to inmates, the government said on Monday....
21:17, 04/28/2019

Caster Semenya, Defiant After Race Win, Says She Won’t Take Hormone Reducing Drugs Caster Semenya was defiant in every way at what very well could be her last 800 meter race. Her raised fist at the start. Her unstoppable victory. And with her reply Friday to the big question of whether she will now submit to new testosterone regulations in track and field and take hormone-reducing...
01:00, 05/04/2019

Pfizer in talks to merge off-patent drugs business with Mylan Pfizer Inc is in talks to merge its off-patent drugs business with Mylan NV in a stock deal, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday, citing people familiar with the matter....
23:51, 07/28/2019

Judy Garland’s wild final years of drugs and cruelty Onstage and on screen, Judy Garland boasted big, beautiful eyes and one of the most iconic singing voices in Hollywood history. She was Dorothy in “The Wizard of Oz” and Esther in “A Star Is Born”; the singer of “The Man That Got Away” and “Somewhere Over the Rainbow.” Behind the scenes, however, Ga...
07:00, 09/12/2019

Man allegedly hiding drugs in backside accidentally shoots himself in testicles A bungling felon from Washington state made a series of blunders when he shot himself in the testicles and tried to hide the weapon — all while storing drugs in his anus, a report said Wednesday....
10:34, 05/24/2019

K9 officer helps HSI agents seize more than $4 million worth of drugs YUMA, Ariz.- Homeland Security Investigations agents, with the help of a K9 officer, arrested a man and seized over 200 lbs. of methamphetamine, 5 lbs. of cocaine and multiple cell phones Thursday. Narcotics seized during a traffic stop on Jul 18. On July 18, the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office c...
08:17, 07/24/2019

Does a Kansas Inmate Have a Right to Opioid Addiction Drugs? A Judge Will Decide The A.C.L.U. argued in a lawsuit that if a federal prison in Kansas keeps denying the medication to the inmate, he will “inevitably suffer and possibly die.”...
20:34, 09/11/2019

Sex, drugs, and self-harm: Where 20 years of child online protection law went wrong Two decades after Congress tried to wall off the worst of the Internet in hopes of protecting the privacy and innocence of children, the ramparts lie in ruins....
21:17, 06/13/2019

Why Aren’t There Better Cancer Drugs? Scientists May Have Picked the Wrong Targets. Drugs can stop cancer cells if they attack the right proteins. But many of these targets were chosen with dated, imprecise technology, a new study suggests....
20:34, 09/11/2019

Generic drugs manufactured abroad bring savings and risks Generic drugs offer US consumers savings over brand medications, but as they are increasingly manufactured overseas, they can also pose dangerous side effects as companies cut corners and even engage in fraud, investigative journalist Katherine Eban told “Fox & Friends” on Monday. Eban, ...
22:17, 05/14/2019

US Homeland Security head in Panama to talk drugs, migrants The U.S. acting homeland security secretary has arrived in Panama to discuss drug trafficking and migrant smuggling, though Kevin McAleenan says he isn’t seeking any specific agreement during the visit...
02:00, 08/22/2019

Man arrested for allegedly selling fentanyl-laced drugs to Mac Miller A California man has been arrested for allegedly selling rapper Mac Miller drugs laced with fentanyl days before his death, the US Drug Enforcement Administration announced on Wednesday....
21:34, 09/04/2019

Sri Lanka president signs death penalty for four drugs convicts Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena said on Wednesday the government would press ahead with a controversial plan to reinsate the death penalty for drug-related offences....
08:17, 06/26/2019

Celebrity sex, drugs and death: Inside the infamous Chateau Marmont Of all the jaw-dropping things — movie-star affairs, secret parties and tragedies of many stripes — that have happened at the Chateau Marmont hotel in West Hollywood, the most notorious remains comedian John Belushi’s 1982 drug death. Lesser known, however, are the stories of celebrity copycats who ...
22:34, 05/02/2019

Trump has plenty of good options on prescription drugs, why'd he pick a bad one? I re-watched Office Space over the weekend and it reminded me of a few good life lessons. First, cubicle farms are awful. Second, office politics are awful, and even staplers can be considered political capital in that environment. Third, news that a boss doesn’t want discussed is usually delivered ...
23:51, 08/02/2019

Border 'czar': Cartels making more trafficking humans over drugs into US Criminal Mexican cartels now make more money trafficking people across the U.S. border than they do selling drugs, according to President Trump’s pick to be the first-ever national “border czar.”...
16:51, 06/28/2019

Drugs make headway against lung, breast, prostate cancers CHICAGO (AP) — Newer drugs are substantially improving the chances of survival for some people with hard-to-treat forms of lung, breast and prostate cancer, doctors reported at the world’s largest cancer conference. Among those who have benefited is Roszell Mack Jr., who at age 87 is still abl...
19:34, 06/02/2019

Drugs A National Problem, Not Just In Punjab: Chief Ministers Of 5 States Drugs are a national problem, the Second Joint Conference of Chief Ministers of the northern states on Thursday agreed and decided to set up a joint working group, involving officials of the Health......
02:00, 07/26/2019

FDA proposes tighter opioid rules that would make new drugs less addictive Under the proposal, drugmakers would have to say whether their drug has "any characteristics that would mitigate the risks of overdose, abuse or the development of addiction."...
19:34, 06/20/2019

Man made $11 million by smuggling erectile dysfunction drugs from China John Lee pled guilty to conspiracy, smuggling contraband, and filing a false tax return. Lee sold pills with tadalafil, the ingredient found in Cialis.        ...
23:34, 08/20/2019

‘Huge drugs bust’ at Gatwick turns out to be vegan cake mix Officers left with egg substitute on their faces after discovery of 25 bags of white powderA “huge drugs bust” at Gatwick airport has turned out to be part of a cake.A member of staff from Purezza vegan pizzeria was transporting the ingredients in a suitcase when they were stopped by police. Continu...
17:51, 08/30/2019

Dayton gunman had drugs in his system during mass shooting, coroner says The gunman in Dayton who killed nine people had cocaine, an antidepressant and alcohol in his system during the mass shooting, a coroner said Thursday....
02:00, 08/16/2019

Woman charged with murder after her newborn twins die with drugs in systems A Tennessee woman was charged with murder after her premature twins were born with drugs in their systems and later died at the hospital. Tiffany Marie Roberts, 29, gave birth at TC Thompson Children’s Hospital in Chattanooga on Sunday, at only 23 weeks pregnant, ABC 9 reported. Both preemies —...
02:00, 07/26/2019

'War on drugs' makes Philippines fourth most dangerous country – report Duterte’s violent anti-drugs operations are responsible for 75% of civilian deaths this yearPresident Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of a “war on drugs” has made the Philippines the fourth most dangerous place in the world for civilian-targeted violence, according to a report that places the country ...
12:51, 07/09/2019

China adds 148 drugs to key insurance list: state media China on Tuesday added 148 drugs to its list of medicines covered by basic medical insurance schemes, part of a push to lower patients' out-of-pocket costs in one of the world's largest drug markets, state media reported....
19:00, 08/20/2019

Dad killed teen he thought got his daughter hooked on drugs: authorities A Pennsylvania dad fatally shot a teenage boy because he believed the 17-year-old got his daughter hooked on drugs, according to a criminal complaint. Michael D’Biagio, 41, still had his gun when officers arrived at a New Castle pizza shop where 17-year-old employee Darren Jevcak had been shot...
13:51, 07/23/2019

BP seizes $500K of drugs aboard abandoned aircraft near Tucson TUCSON – Nearly $500,000 in methamphetamine and fentanyl was seized Thursday after a pilot attempted to smuggle the drugs across the border with a modified ultralight aircraft that evening. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations agents were alerted to an unk...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Man arrested in Sahuarita for allegedly molesting, providing drugs to teens TUCSON – A 32-year-old man was taken into custody at a hotel in Sahuarita on Saturday after he allegedly molested, and provided drugs and alcohol to two teenage sisters. According to Sahuarita Police Department, 32-year-old Ricky Legrand of San Manuel was arrested for sex-related offenses afte...
02:00, 08/21/2019

Cholesterol-lowering drugs tied to reduced glaucoma risk (Reuters Health) - High cholesterol is associated with an increased risk of developing glaucoma, but a new study suggests taking statins to lower cholesterol helps to reduce this risk....
02:17, 05/09/2019

Two-thirds of global drug deaths now from opioids: UN drugs report Opioids, which include both heroin and legal pain relievers, were responsible for around two-thirds of drug-related deaths in 2017, a new UN report revealed on Wednesday. The number for global opioid users contained within the World Drug Report, some 585,000 people, is more than double the previous ...
20:34, 06/26/2019

2 victims in Dayton hit by police bullets; shooter had drugs in system The Dayton shooter had cocaine, alcohol, and Xanax in his system, according to Coroner Dr. Kent Harshbarger.        ...
06:00, 08/16/2019

Heat Safety Typically, May is not a month that we start discussing heat safety. However, the heat that is in place right now is more typical of July or August and therefore we should be discussing it. The hot days make for great outdoor weather, but safety must be prepared for and practiced.   Practicing good h...
17:17, 05/25/2019

FDA questions safety of CBD use You can buy cannabidiol extract in oils, supplements, soda and even dog food. But very little of it is legal, prompting concerns over safety and deceptive marketing....
10:34, 06/01/2019

When the Safety Net Pays for Itself A new study finds government programs for adults often lead to more government spending, but programs for low-income children return taxpayer dollars over time....
16:51, 07/22/2019

The Uber of prescription drugs: Web startups raise concerns about access to Rx medicine Startups like Hims and Roman have found a profitable new business model for selling Rx drugs online, but the websites are raising safety concerns.        ...
20:17, 06/06/2019

School aide busted with loaded gun, drugs during home raid: cops A Harlem school aide was busted with a loaded gun, ammo and drugs when authorities raided his home as part of a larger investigation, police said. Nicholas Banks, 26, who works at Mott Hall High School in Harlem, was arrested at around 8:45 a.m. Wednesday after investigators with the NYPD and the Qu...
21:00, 05/30/2019

German nurse who 'murdered 200 patients' with lethal drugs jailed for life A NURSE has been sentenced for killing 85 of his patients, with police believing the actual number is around 200, in the worst killing spree in Germany's post-war history....
17:17, 06/06/2019

Amit Shah Says Centre Formulating Strategy To Tackle Drugs In Punjab Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday informed Chief Minister Amarinder Singh that the central government was formulating a detailed strategy to tackle the problem of drugs in Punjab and Jammu and......
08:00, 06/28/2019

TV Ads for Drugs Must Now Include Prices. It’s the Latest Effort to Drive Down Pharmaceutical Costs At a time when nearly a fifth of Americans have struggled to pay medical bills, the Trump Administration will soon require drug companies to list medication prices in television advertisements. It’s a move meant to boost transparency and drive down ballooning drug costs. The rule, which is set...
20:34, 05/09/2019

Man sentenced to 8 years in prison for smuggling erectile dysfunction drugs from China John Lee pled guilty to conspiracy, smuggling contraband, and filing a false tax return. Lee sold pills with tadalafil, the ingredient found in Cialis.        ...
10:34, 08/21/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Ted Cruz bill would speed FDA approval of drugs OK'd in other countries Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
01:00, 07/20/2019

Importing prescription drugs has Trump's endorsement: Will more states follow? Colorado, Florida and Vermont are exploring plans to bring drugs across the border from Canada to help lower costs.        ...
21:34, 06/24/2019

Trump administration is drafting plan to allow US consumers to import drugs from Canada Trump has previously supported a plan by U.S. lawmakers who have said they can lower high prescription drug costs by approving imports from Canada, where prices are lower....
16:17, 07/30/2019

Malaysian police chief says tough to combat drugs with addicts on force Malaysia's police are struggling to rein in drug abuse because there are many addicts on the force, the southeast Asian nation's police chief said on Monday, with methamphetamine emerging as the main culprit....
12:51, 07/29/2019

Another alligator in Chicago? Police raid discovers guns, drugs and a gator Officers serving a search warrant at a northwest side house found a 3-foot alligator along with some guns and drugs.        ...
00:34, 08/07/2019

World's fastest man Coleman 'misses three drugs tests, under investigation' - reports "Christian Coleman is alleged to have missed three drugs tests which could see the fastest 100m runner over the last three years miss next month\u0027s World Championships and the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games."...
12:00, 08/23/2019

End to Aids in sight as huge study finds drugs stop HIV transmission Paper says risk between male partners is zero if virus fully suppressed by antiretroviralsAids timeline: from Terry Higgins to PrEPAn end to the Aids epidemic could be in sight after a landmark study found men whose HIV infection was fully suppressed by antiretroviral drugs had no chance of infectin...
04:00, 05/03/2019

WHO updates its essential medicines list, adds cancer and stroke drugs The World Health Organization published an updated list of "essential medicines" on Tuesday, adding drugs for cancer, stroke, rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease among the treatments that should be seen as the standard....
13:17, 07/09/2019

16 Marines arrested on accusations ranging from human smuggling to drugs, officials say More than a dozen U.S. Marines were arrested early Thursday on a variety of accusations ranging from human smuggling to drug-related offenses, according to officials....
23:00, 07/25/2019

Harry Styles' Biggest Rolling Stone Bombshells: Sex, Drugs and One Direction Harry Styles is making his musical return. The One Direction star has confirmed that his second solo album is on its way, following up his self-titled debut in 2017. After rising to fame......
21:34, 08/26/2019

FDA flags risks from AbbVie, Gilead, Merck hepatitis C drugs to certain patients The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday it had identified 63 cases of worsening liver function in certain patients taking hepatitis C medicines made by drugmakers Merck & Co Inc, Gilead Sciences and AbbVie Inc....
04:17, 08/29/2019

Drugs, exploitation, 72-hour shifts: can Hollywood take care of its child stars? The film Judy tracks the final year of Judy Garland’s life, the quintessential cautionary tale of child stardom. The list of tragic names since suggest things have not improved much – although some directors are tryingJudy Garland was a walking ghost story. Watch footage of the patron saint of child...
15:17, 08/31/2019

UK faces food, fuel and drugs shortages in no-deal Brexit - report A no-deal Brexit could lead to shortages of food, fuel and medicine, as well as a hard border on the island of Ireland, according to leaked official government documents published in the Sunday Times....
09:17, 08/18/2019

'Huge drugs bust' at Gatwick Airport found to be vegan cake mix Bags of white powder seized as part of a "huge drugs bust" at London's Gatwick Airport actually contained vegan cake ingredients, the British Transport Police said....
13:17, 08/31/2019

Sleep Drugs Like Ambien Will Get a New FDA Warning About Potentially Fatal Side Effects The Food and Drug Administration is forcing certain sleep drugs to carry a deadly serious warning about the rare, frightening side effects they can cause. The side effects, which have reportedly caused serious injuries and even deaths, include sleepwalking and other intricate behaviors done while a ...
00:17, 05/01/2019

VIDEO: Houston police chase leads to seizure of $1M worth of drugs HOUSTON (KPRC) – About $1 million worth of drugs were found in a pickup Monday after a chase through southeast Houston that ended with two people taken into custody, police said. The chase started about 11:20 a.m. in the area of Almeda Genoa Road and Interstate 45 Gulf Freeway. Officers chase...
16:51, 06/11/2019

Truck driver in horrific crash that killed 7 motorcyclists was on drugs: report CONCORD, N.H. — The driver involved in a crash that killed seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire was under the influence of drugs and reached for a beverage just before the collision, according to a federal inspection report obtained Thursday. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said that...
12:17, 08/02/2019

The vampires indulge in blood, drugs, and pizza pie on a party-hearty What We Do In The Shadows Well, looks like we can officially put aside that quest for world domination. Much as it did last week with the return, and subsequent arrest, of Nadja’s eternal lover Gregor-Jeff, this week’s episode of What We Do In The Shadows brought back a character from the show’s pilot episode—Doug Jones’ des...
12:51, 05/02/2019

Without older subjects, cancer drugs trials rely on atypical patients (Reuters Health) - Patients selected to participate in studies of cancer drugs tend to be younger than most people with the disease in the general population, researchers say....
04:00, 06/04/2019

Trump administration outlines plan to allow the US to import cheaper drugs from Canada States, wholesalers and pharmacists, acting as intermediaries for consumers, would draft a proposal for safe importation of prescription drugs already available in the U.S....
23:17, 07/31/2019

Truck driver in New Hampshire crash that killed 7 bikers was on drugs, report says A Massachusetts truck driver who has been charged with negligent homicide in a June crash that killed seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire was on drugs and reaching for a beverage just before the tragedy....
10:17, 08/02/2019

'I'll never take drugs': Caster Semenya tells IAAF to focus on dopers 'not us' – video Caster Semenya has urged athletic's governing body to drop its pursuit of female runners with high testosterone levels and instead focus on catching dope cheats. Speaking after winning a 2000m race on the outskirts of Paris, the South African made clear that she will continue to refuse to medicate t...
12:51, 06/12/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro restricts drugs policy council, legalizes agritoxins It was a busy day for the president, who stripped the drug policy council of independent members and legalized dozens of agritoxins. Jair Bolsonaro wants tighter control of Brazil's deforestation data....
12:00, 07/23/2019

Traces of five drugs found on 1000-year-old South American ritual kit Cocaine and components of ayahuasca were detected on an ancient pouch found in Bolivia, providing evidence of hallucinogen use in pre-Columbian times...
21:51, 05/06/2019

Antiretroviral drugs stop HIV transmission, study shows — but can people afford them? Antiretrovirals can be expensive and people living with HIV may feel a range of financial burdens to try to get the needed medications, according to experts....
23:00, 05/03/2019

Crime Trackers: Diesel sniffs out drugs at Pima County Jail TUCSON – The corrections staff at Pima County Jail welcomed their newest member – and after completing an eight-week training course with his partner, it is fair to say he is no the “Top Dog” at the jail facility. Diesel is a four-legged corrections officer who is energetic, ...
05:34, 05/07/2019

Ness Wadia Sentenced In Japan, Found With Drugs During Ski Trip: Report Ness Wadia, son of industrialist Nusli Wadia and inheritor of one of India's wealthiest business families, has been sentenced for drugs possession while on a skiing holiday to Japan....
10:17, 04/30/2019

These Old Videos of Bernie Talking to Kids About Drugs and Punk Rock Are a Gift In a Politico piece today ominously headlined “What We Found in the Archives of Bernie Sanders’s Long-Lost TV show,” the website examined—and digitized, for the first time—episodes of “Bernie Speaks with the Community,” a cable-access show Sanders made between 1986 and 1988, back when he was mayor o...
02:51, 05/04/2019

Two Experimental Ebola Drugs Reduce Mortality Rate, According to Preliminary Data Two experimental Ebola drugs significantly improve a patient’s chance of surviving the virus, according to preliminary data from a medical trial, offering fresh hope for stopping an outbreak of the disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo....
12:17, 08/13/2019

Spanish police arrest cocaine bigwig with drugs hidden under toupee Drug smugglers have come up with some novel ways of moving their goods around the world undetected, but a recent incident at Barcelona airport involved a surprisingly low-tech approach....
19:34, 07/16/2019