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Trump abandons rule banning prescription drug rebates

The White House said Thursday that it was abandoning its proposed rule that would have banned drug price rebates collected by pharmacy benefit managers....

Trump abandons rule banning prescription drug rebates

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Trump Administration Abandons Plan to Overhaul Drug Rebates The White House abandoned a push to end rebates paid to middlemen who negotiate drug prices on behalf of health insurers, a move that could turn scrutiny back on how drugmakers themselves set prices. ...
18:12 2019-07-11

Democrats take aim as Trump abandons drug pricing plan Democrats see U.S. President Donald Trump becoming increasingly vulnerable to criticism about healthcare costs after the administration's decision to scrap a proposal to lower drug prices, and 2020 Wh...
12:36 2019-07-13

Trump Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads Blocked A federal judge sided with manufacturers, saying the regulation would violate free speech. It was a key part of the president’s push to lower the cost of prescription medication....
05:36 2019-07-09

Canadian panel calls for universal public prescription drug coverage A Canadian advisory council studying prescription drug coverage said on Wednesday the federal government should create a C$15.3 billion ($11.5 billion) universal, single-payer public pharmacare system...
19:24 2019-06-12

US judge halts Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta in Washington, D.C., sided with drugmakers Merck & Co, Eli Lilly and Co and Amgen by halting the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services rule from taking effect on ...
15:00 2019-07-09

U.S. judge strikes down Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday dealt a blow to the Trump administration by striking down a new rule that would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in televis...
08:12 2019-07-09

U.S. judge strikes Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday dealt a blow to the Trump administration by striking down a new rule that would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in televis...
01:24 2019-07-09

UPDATE 2-Canadian panel calls for universal public prescription drug coverage A Canadian advisory council studying prescription drug coverage said on Wednesday the federal government should create a C$15.3 billion ($11.5 billion) universal, single-payer public pharmacare system...
19:36 2019-06-12

Walgreens posts quarterly earnings beat as prescription drug sales rise Higher prescription drug sales help the company regain its footing after CEO Stefano Pessina dubbed last quarter "the most difficult" since the company was formed....
21:00 2019-06-27

UPDATE 3-U.S. judge strikes down Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday dealt a blow to the Trump administration by striking down a new rule that would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in televis...
04:48 2019-07-09

Judge Blocks Trump Rule Requiring Drug Companies to List Prices in TV Ads A federal court judge said the Health and Human Services Department had overreached its regulatory authority in trying to force drugmakers to disclose their prices....
04:00 2019-07-09

Federal judge blocks Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads The decision, handed down just hours before the rule was set to take effect, came in response to a lawsuit challenging the authority of the Department of Health and Human Services....
08:36 2019-07-09

Trump abandons effort to put citizenship question on 2020 census Trump drops census proposal and blames ‘radical left’Executive order tells federal agencies to turn over citizenship dataFaced with a defeat in court and few viable options, Donald Trump on Thursday b...
07:36 2019-07-12

Trump abandons effort to get citizenship question on 2020 census Instead, Trump says he's ordering every federal department and agency to provide the Commerce Department with all records it requests pertaining to the number of citizens and noncitizens in the countr...
02:24 2019-07-12

U.S. judge halts rule requiring drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday blocked the Trump administration from implementing a new rule that would force pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertis...
04:48 2019-07-09

Democrats pledging freebies to illegal immigrants is prescription for Trump victory All ten Democratic presidential candidates on stage tonight just gave a huge gift to President Trump by saying they would have government — meaning taxpayers — finance healthcare for illegal immigrant...
08:48 2019-06-28

U.S. drugmakers file lawsuit against rule requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. drugmakers on Friday filed a lawsuit to prevent the companies from disclosing the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements as per a newly proposed governme...
21:36 2019-06-14

Drugmakers Sue to Block Federal Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads Three pharmaceutical companies sued the federal government to block a proposal requiring drug manufacturers include the list price of prescription drugs in television ads....
09:00 2019-06-15

US drugmakers file lawsuit against rule requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. drugmakers on Friday filed a lawsuit to prevent the companies from disclosing the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements as per a newly proposed governme...
11:00 2019-06-15

White House kills rebate rule aimed at lowering drug prices The Trump administration has withdrawn a rule that it had said would lower drug prices by ending the system of prescription drug after-market discounts called rebates that drugmakers pay to pharmacy b...
16:00 2019-07-11

The Trump administration is thinking about banning end-to-end encryption The proliferation of end-to-end encryption services has been fantastic for end users and for privacy, but it has also been a huge problem for intelligence and law enforcement agencies. Ironically, it&...
22:00 2019-06-28

Trump’s banning of Huawei could be the beginning of the biggest trade war ever | John Naughton Don’t expect the Chinese government to roll over in the fight against the tech giantUntil recently, the only thing the average citizen could have told you about Huawei, the Chinese tech giant, was tha...
09:48 2019-06-02

CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) Offers New Taker Rebates on Select Group of Securities CHICAGO, August 13, 2010 - The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX) on Monday, August 16 will institute new pricing in 24 of the most-active, lower-priced securities traded on CBSX. The pricing will pay "t...
22:36 2019-05-22

| India abandons search for 8th climber on Himalayas Authorities have abandoned the search for an eighth climber presumed killed in a deadly avalanche that struck near India's second-highest Himalayan peak last month....
17:24 2019-06-29

A prescription for dance (WBIR) A new study found that dancing is linked to improving your health. Mary Keen believes the study is true, wholeheartedly. Keen was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis almost 20 years ago, but for ...
23:01 2019-06-27

'Ghosted': GOP abandons female House hopeful despite talk of electing women Before Leigh Brown ran for a vacant House seat in North Carolina earlier this year, she got plenty of encouragement from Republicans in Washington eager to grow the ranks of GOP women in Congress. The...
21:36 2019-05-26

U.S. to keep raising pressure until Iran abandons nuclear arms program: Bolton The United States will keep increasing pressure on Iran until it abandons its pursuit of nuclear weapons and ceases its violent activities in the Middle East, John Bolton, the White House national sec...
00:36 2019-07-09

Got an antibiotic prescription from your dentist? Chances are, it might be unnecessary (Reuters Health) - More than three-quarters of antibiotic prescriptions written by dentists before dental procedures are unnecessary and might do more harm than good, a new U.S. study found....
16:36 2019-06-14

Prices Climb on 40 Prescription Drugs Amid Shortages Drugmakers initiated a new round of price increases on their products, with some of them affecting generic hospital-administered injectable drugs that are in short supply....
09:36 2019-07-02

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...
22:48 2019-06-04

Old rule obstructs Trump nuclear agenda A key agency that isn't on board with President Trump's "energy dominance agenda" could hamstring the administration's efforts to sell more advanced nuclear power plants abroad....
05:24 2019-06-14

Supreme court to rule on whether Trump can end Daca Court expected to hear arguments late this year, with a decision on Dreamers likely to come before 2020 electionThe supreme court will review the constitutionality of an Obama-era program allowing und...
03:48 2019-06-29

U.S. appeals court allows Trump rule on abortion referrals A federal appeals court on Thursday said the Trump administration may enforce a controversial new rule that bars clinics that receive federal funds for family planning services from referring patients...
20:48 2019-06-20

The Latest: California also suing over Trump health rule The Latest on states suing the Trump administration over a rule allowing medical providers to cite religious beliefs in declining to perform abortions (all times local): 4:30 p.m. California has joine...
02:36 2019-05-22

Washington is latest state to sue over Trump health rule Washington is the latest state to sue President Donald Trump's administration in hopes of blocking a new rule that lets health care professionals refuse to provide abortions and other services that co...
02:12 2019-05-29

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.        ...
15:24 2019-06-06

South Africa's Aspen sells Australian prescription portfolio to Mylan Aspen Pharmacare said on Monday that Mylan NV had exercised an option to buy the South African drugmaker's portfolio of prescription and over-the-counter products in Australia for 188 million Australi...
16:48 2019-05-21

Trump appointee says personnel staff likely won’t be furloughed, but doesn’t rule it out The announcement comes a week after The Post reported the White House's threat to furlough — and possibly lay off — 150 employees at the Office of Personnel Management over a dispute with Congress....
06:48 2019-06-29

Appeals court upholds Trump administration Title X gag rule A federal appeals court ruled Thursday to allow changes to Title X prohibiting family clinics from discussing abortions with patients or referring them to abortion clinics....
05:36 2019-07-12

Trump EPA finalizing rule to gut Obama coal plant regulations The Trump administration is set to finalize Wednesday its much-anticipated rule gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing carbon emissions from coal plants to combat climate change....
10:36 2019-06-19

Trump administration agrees to delay health care rule SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Trump administration has agreed to postpone implementing a rule allowing medical workers to decline performing abortions or other treatments on moral or religious grounds whil...
23:48 2019-06-29

Trump EPA to unveil replacement for Obama's power plant rule The Trump administration is expected to unveil a new carbon emission rule for the U.S. power industry on Wednesday, replacing an Obama-era regulation to fight climate change that it scrapped for being...
13:24 2019-06-19

Liberal groups sue over Trump administration's conscience objection rule A collection of legal groups sued the Trump administration Tuesday over new rules that protect medical workers with religious objections from being forced to provide or refer to abortion, sterilizatio...
23:24 2019-05-28

Joe Pinion: Courts will help Trump if they rule against him again on census citizenship question Voters resonate with the basic premise of a Census citizenship question and if the Supreme Court ruled against President Trump again on the issue, it would help him politically....
23:24 2019-07-05

Trump Administration Rule Would Reverse HHS Protections for Transgender People (WASHINGTON) — A new Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services. In the proposed rule issued Friday, the Health and Human S...
16:48 2019-05-24

Planned Parenthood, ACLU sue Trump administration over 'conscience protections' rule Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed separate lawsuits Tuesday suing the Trump administration over the “conscience protection” rule that protects workers from being forced t...
01:12 2019-06-12

Trump abortion referral 'gag rule' survives demands for emergency halt A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected emergency bids to temporarily set aside its recent decision allowing the Trump administration to enforce a "gag rule" that could strip Planned Parenthood a...
23:00 2019-07-11

U.S. states, cities sue to block Trump 'conscience' rule for healthcare workers A coalition of 23 U.S. states and municipalities sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to stop it from enforcing a rule that would make it easier for doctors and nurses to avoid performing abortion...
23:36 2019-05-21

Democratic states line up to sue Trump EPA for 'unlawful' coal plant rule A host of Democratic attorneys general from across the country are vowing to sue the Trump administration for gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing carbon emissions from coal pl...
23:24 2019-06-19

U.S. appeals court lets Trump abortion referral 'gag rule' go into effect A federal appeals court on Thursday cleared the way for the Trump administration to enforce a controversial rule barring clinics that receive federal funds for family planning services from referring ...
00:36 2019-06-21

Big Pharma won't like Trump's next move after rebate rule is abandoned, investors fear Another way President Trump could make a push to lower drug prices is with a proposal announced last year that would allow Medicare to create an "international pricing index."...
23:48 2019-07-11

Most Migrants at Border With Mexico Would Be Denied Asylum Protections Under New Trump Rule The rule, which goes into effect on Tuesday, denies protections to migrants who failed to apply for asylum in the first country they passed through on their way to the United States’ southwest border....
18:24 2019-07-15

U.S. appeals court lets Trump abortion referral 'gag rule' take effect A federal appeals court on Thursday cleared the way for the Trump administration to enforce a controversial rule barring clinics that receive federal funds for family planning services from referring ...
21:24 2019-06-20

Dozens of States Sue Trump Administration Over Vile New Healthcare 'Conscience' Rule Two dozen states and cities are suing the Trump administration over new rules that allow insurance companies, healthcare providers, and employers to refuse to cover procedures that they say conflict w...
17:24 2019-05-22

Trump EPA close to gutting Obama rule on coal power plants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is close to completing one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules. Lawmakers, environmentalists and others say they expect an announcement soon on a...
06:48 2019-06-19

Study Shows Adults Who Can Legally Obtain Cannabis Use It as Substitute for Opioids and Other Prescription Drugs A recent study has found that adults with access to legal cannabis not only use it to help with pain and trouble sleeping, but they often use it as a substitute for prescription medication, including ...
16:00 2019-07-03

Trump administration sets new rule to make it harder for immigrants to seek asylum The Trump administration on Monday said it would take steps to make it more difficult for immigrants arriving on the southern border to seek asylum in the United States, putting the onus on them to as...
18:01 2019-07-15

Trump administration replaces Obama-era power plant rule, in boost to coal The Trump administration finalized a new carbon emissions rule for U.S. power plants on Wednesday that it said could cut pollution without damaging the coal industry, replacing a much tougher Obama-er...
00:24 2019-06-20

Appeals Court Allows Trump Administration’s Abortion ‘Gag Rule’ to Take Effect Amid Challenge A federal appeals court said Thursday new Trump administration rules imposing additional hurdles for women seeking abortions can take effect while the government appeals decisions that blocked them. M...
06:00 2019-06-21

Democratic lawmaker Nadler accuses Trump of lying, doesn't rule out impeachment U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerrold Nadler accused President Donald Trump of lying about the findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation on Wednesday but de...
22:48 2019-05-29

Appeals court clears way for Trump administration rule targeting Planned Parenthood The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that the Trump administration's restrictions on family planning funds could go into effect, a move that would cut off millions of dollars from organizat...
00:00 2019-06-21

Civil rights groups file lawsuit challenging Trump asylum rule Three civil rights groups filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday challenging the Trump administration's new asylum rule, which bars asylum claims from most noncitizens who travel through another coun...
01:00 2019-07-17

Appeals Court Refuses to Block Trump Rule That Would Cut Planned Parenthood Funding In a major setback for Planned Parenthood, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday that a Trump ban on funding clinics that refer women to abortion providers can take effect while the court weighs the ...
07:24 2019-07-12

Homeless shelters could deny transgender people under proposed Trump administration rule A Trump administration proposal could allow federally-funded homeless shelters to deny services to transgender people.        ...
08:36 2019-05-23

The Trump rule? World leaders that violate Twitter rules will get warning label Move is a shift in efforts to balance its ideological commitment to free expression with rules against harassment and hate speechCall it the Trump rule.Twitter will attach a special label to tweets by...
20:24 2019-06-27

ACLU files suit to block Trump rule to stop asylum seekers The American Civil Liberties Union sued U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday, challenging a sweeping new rule that would bar almost all migrants from seeking asylum at the southern ...
00:00 2019-07-17

Trump rolls back key Obama climate rule that targeted coal pollution – live Experts warn new rule could help some of America’s dirtiest coal plants to keep running, while Hope Hicks testifies on Mueller and RussiaSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.57pm BS...
18:12 2019-06-19

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Trump’s HIV initiative gets a boost thanks to an Obamacare rule 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...
19:24 2019-06-12

Trump administration delays enforcing health care 'conscience' rule pending lawsuits The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will hold off on enforcing a "conscience" rule that would allow health care professionals to deny treatment to individuals that they felt violated the...
03:12 2019-06-30

Trump ditches sole climate rule that aimed to reduce coal plant pollution Administration to roll back Obama-era Clean Power PlanTrump’s EPA chief says he’s ‘leveling the playing field’ Donald Trump’s administration is finalizing plans to roll back the US government’s only d...
19:24 2019-06-19

Appeals court turns down requests to halt Trump rule cutting Planned Parenthood funding A federal appeals court allowed a Trump administration rule that would cut Planned Parenthood funding to go forward while it considers the rule at greater length....
00:24 2019-07-12

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08:12 2019-06-18

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04:36 2019-06-07

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts U.S. drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times smaller than the number of overdose deaths in the United States....
13:00 2019-06-06

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Liberal groups sue over Trump administration’s conscience objection rule 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...
19:12 2019-05-29

Donald Trump says 'favored-nations clause' on drug prices is on its way President Donald Trump on Friday said his administration intends to announce a plan to decrease prescription drug costs based on the lowest price other countries pay....
20:36 2019-07-05

Trump promises he will force Big Pharma to lower drug prices President Trump said Friday that he had a plan to force Big Pharma to lower drug costs so that the US would pay no more than the country that currently pays the lowest prices. “We’re going to be annou...
21:36 2019-07-05

Trump’s Efforts to Rein In Drug Prices Face Setbacks The White House abandoned a plan to drop hidden rebates paid by drug companies to benefit managers, and lost a court case over requiring transparency in drug companies’ TV ads....
00:36 2019-07-12

Enforcement of food and drug safety regulations nosedive under Trump Number of ‘warning letters’ sent by FDA has fallen by 33% compared with the most recent equivalent period under ObamaThe US regulator of food and drug safety has seen steep declines in several markers...
14:36 2019-07-02

Trump to sign executive order to lower drug prices The White House is writing an executive order that would reduce what the U.S. pays for drugs so that it's more in line with the lowest price paid elsewhere in the world, Trump told reporters Friday....
22:36 2019-07-05

Trump administration drug officials clash over how to combat fentanyl copycats Trump administration officials are divided over part of a proposal to crack down on illicit versions of fentanyl, the deadly synthetic painkiller that U.S. President Donald Trump targeted in declaring...
12:24 2019-07-09

Trump forced pharma firms to disclose drug prices in TV ads. A judge said no The Trump administration would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertising. But a judge blocked the effort....
07:24 2019-07-09

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22:48 2019-07-11

Donald Trump Promises To Reduce US Drug Prices To World's Lowest US President Donald Trump on Friday said his administration is working on an executive order to reduce US drug prices to match the lowest in the world....
03:00 2019-07-06

Trump's losses in drug pricing battle should be a free market wake-up call to him The Trump administration lost two key battles in the span of 48 hours in its fight to get prescription drug prices down. But it can still win the war by getting back to its free market roots....
22:48 2019-07-11

Judge blocks Trump administration from requiring drug companies to list prices in TV ads A federal judge ruled Monday to block the Trump administration from forcing pharmaceutical companies to list the prices of medication in television advertisements....
04:36 2019-07-09

Federal judge rules against Trump's mandate that pharma companies show drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday blocked the Trump administration from implementing a rule that pharmaceutical companies must display the list prices of their drugs in their TV ads....
13:12 2019-07-09

Judge strikes down Trump administration's bid to require drug companies to list prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday blocked a Trump administration regulation aiming to reduce prescription drugs prices through TV ad disclosures.        ...
08:12 2019-07-09

Drug costs should be a 'prominent issue' in Trump trade talks: Mount Sinai Health CEO The rest of the world should pay their fair share when it comes to the cost of drugs, which should lower prices for Americans, says Mount Sinai Health CEO Kenneth Davis....
02:01 2019-06-22

Debate fact check: Sen. Klobuchar overstates Trump's lack of success lowering drug prices Sen. Amy Klobuchar claimed in Wednesday's debate that the prices of 2,500 drugs have gone up in double-digits since Trump took office. That number is far lower, according RX Savings Solutions....
21:00 2019-06-27

Trump: Latest Mexico tariffs will bring jobs back to US, fight drug smuggling, remedy trade deficit Trump has identified several unrelated issues that he claims will benefit from the latest round of tariffs he has threatened to impose on Mexican imports. But they could also muddy the White House...
18:12 2019-05-31

Kenyan Court Upholds Law Banning Gay Sex A Kenyan appeals court upheld a colonial-era law that criminalizes gay sex, a bruising defeat for activists fighting to overturn such legislation across Africa....
22:12 2019-05-24

Uber will start banning riders with low ratings Uber said Wednesday that it will start banning riders with low ratings, a significant change to the company’s previous policies. The ride-sharing giant said that riders who have “significantly b...
21:01 2019-05-29

Cuomo approves law banning hairstyle discrimination Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved a new law making New York one of the first states in the nation to ban discrimination based on ethnic hairstyles. It amends the Human Rights Law by adding “traits historical...
05:24 2019-07-13

YouTube Is Banning Extremist Videos. Will It Work? YouTube’s hate speech policy now targets videos promoting the superiority of one group over another, or discrimination based on gender, race, or sexual orientation....
22:24 2019-06-05

San Francisco closer to banning e-cigarette sales San Francisco supervisors have voted unanimously to move the city toward becoming the first in the United States to ban all sales of electronic cigarettes. (June 18)       &#...
05:36 2019-06-19

Could banning sunscreen to help save coral do more harm than good? Hawaii, Mexico and Palau are encouraging tourists to use reef-friendly lotions – but protecting ourselves from the sun shouldn’t fall by the waysideLast year, the Pacific nation of Palau announced tha...
18:12 2019-06-19

YouTube says it's banning Nazis, Holocaust deniers, and other extremists YouTube’s started to feel like a pile of loaded guns left in a schoolyard over the past decade, the streaming platform having more or less having turned a blind eye to the racist, conspiratorial, nigh...
22:24 2019-06-05

These Prisons Are Banning Books That Teach Inmates How to Code The Oregon Department of Corrections [DOC] has barred inmates from reading dozens of books about technology and programming—many of which teach basic skills for many entry-level jobs. Read more......
04:48 2019-06-22

Canada may start banning single-use plastics by 2021 Canada could start banning single-use plastics like grocery bags, straws, forks and knives as soon as 2021, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday....
19:12 2019-06-11

Cabinet Approves Bill Banning Commercial Surrogacy The Cabinet Wednesday approved a bill that bars commercial surrogacy and allows only close relatives to act as surrogates to needy infertile couples for "altruistic" reasons....
21:24 2019-07-03

Joe Biden Reverses Course on Banning Federal Funding for Abortion (ATLANTA) — After two days of intense criticism, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden reversed course Thursday and declared that he no longer supports a long-standing congressional ban on...
05:00 2019-06-07

Florida governor signs bill banning sanctuary policies TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — All law enforcement agencies in Florida will have to cooperate with federal immigration authorities under a bill signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis. The bill signed Friday allows DeS...
19:48 2019-06-14

Will Banning Internal Combustion Engines Help the Case Of Electric Three-Wheelers? Niti Aayog also proposes a complete ban on three-wheelers powered by internal combustion engines. But how realistic is it to set a deadline to phase out all three-wheelers with internal combustion......
18:36 2019-06-01

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions at 8 weeks Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Friday signed a bill that bans abortions on or beyond the eighth week of pregnancy without exceptions for cases of rape or incest, making it among the most restrictive abo...
21:36 2019-05-24

MTA chairman calls for banning serial perverts, thugs from the subway MTA chairman Pat Foye on Wednesday called for lawmakers to not only ban serial perverts from the subway — but also repeat thugs and pests. “The MTA and the NYPD need the ability to ban criminals...
21:48 2019-05-22

Rules banning outdoor weddings face shake-up, May announces Couples in England and Wales could marry where they like as PM attempts to cement legacyCouples in England and Wales may be given the option of tying the knot at sea, in the woods or even at home afte...
04:12 2019-06-29

Group sues Boston for banning Christian flag, approving 284 others The city of Boston, Mass. is being sued for religious discrimination for banning the Christian flag and permitting 284 others, according to a federal lawsuit filed last week....
18:48 2019-07-15

Judge blocks Indiana abortion law banning second-trimester procedure U.S. District Judge Sarah Evans Barker on Friday blocked an Indiana law that would ban a second-trimester abortion procedure.        ...
11:36 2019-06-29

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson signs law banning abortions after 8 weeks Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Friday signed new legislation banning abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected, joining other conservative states in a push to tighten restrictions on the procedure in...
21:00 2019-05-24

Banning dangerous chemicals could save the US billions | Leonardo Trasande It’s a myth that environmental regulations stifle economic productivity. Harmful chemicals cost the US $340bn a yearThe Trump administration has argued that environmental regulations hold back economi...
18:36 2019-06-27

Japanese women want a law banning high heel dress code A social media campaign against dress codes and expectations that women wear high heels at work has gone viral in Japan, with thousands joining the #KuToo movement....
18:36 2019-06-04

Missouri Governor Signs Legislation Banning Abortions at 8 Weeks On Friday, Missouri Gov. Michael L. Parson signed controversial legislation banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Exceptions are provided for medical emergencies but not for incest or rape....
23:00 2019-05-24

Newcastle fan gets banning order for racially abusing Liverpool players • Fan lands five-year banning order and indefinite club ban• Supporter caught in an undercover stewarding operationA 57-year-old Newcastle United fan has received a five-year football banning order af...
19:00 2019-05-24

Banning Huawei Would Cost EU Telcos Up to EUR 55 Billion: Industry Body Banning Huawei and ZTE from Europe's rollout of 5G telecom networks would cost EU mobile operators up to EUR 55 billion, according to GSM Association....
09:48 2019-06-10

Google warns banning Huawei could increase security risks According to a Financial Times report, Google execs are concerned that banning Huawei could lead to increased security risks. Sources warn that if Huawei is not allowed access to Android updates, it c...
18:48 2019-06-07

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions after eight weeks Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican, signed legislation Friday to ban access to abortions after eight weeks. The state is the latest of eight to sign similar bills into law....
22:48 2019-05-24

A third of Canadians in favour of banning officials from wearing religious symbols: poll A majority of Quebecers canvassed in the survey agreed that federal, provincial and local politicians shouldn't be allowed to wear hijabs, crucifixes or turbans on the job....
20:12 2019-05-25

Guterres hails historic Convention banning violence and harassment at work A landmark international agreement banning violence and harassment in the workplace has been applauded by UN Secretary-General António Guterres, after it was adopted on Friday at the International Lab...
17:48 2019-06-21

Cuomo signs bill at Pride parade banning ‘gay panic’ defense Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday signed a law banning the so-called “gay panic” defense in New York State, saying it “ends the justification of homophobia.” Cuomo scribbled his John...
06:36 2019-07-01

Austrian lower house backs bill banning all uses of weedkiller glyphosate Austria's lower house of parliament on Tuesday approved a bill banning all uses of the weedkiller glyphosate, amid concerns that the chemical can cause cancer....
19:36 2019-07-02

Canada passes 'Free Willy' bill banning whale and dolphin captivity Canada's House of Commons passed a bill Monday to make it illegal to hold a whale, dolphin or porpoise captive, punishable by fines up to $150,000 USD....
13:00 2019-06-11

Tokyo's Halloween Crackdown Includes Plans For Banning Public Drinking [Update] Last year, Halloween in Tokyo’s Shibuya descended into chaos. According to News 24, Shibuya is moving towards regulating the area’s Halloween celebrations by banning public drinking in the roads aroun...
18:48 2019-06-20

Tired of Hearing Leader Criticized, Pakistani Lawmaker Starts Banning Words After the opposition kept calling Prime Minister Imran Khan a leader “selected” by the country’s military, the deputy speaker banned the description. The debate is not over....
19:24 2019-06-27

Airports are unlikely to follow Orlando's lead in banning religious services at interfaith chapels Chapels and interfaith prayer spaces, many with full or part-time chaplains, are among the amenities offered by more than three dozen airports around the country....
18:00 2019-06-02

Amazon shareholders reject banning sale of facial recognition software to law enforcement Amazon shareholders rejected two proposals to limit sales of its facial recognition technology "Rekognition" to governments and law enforcement.        ...
00:49 2019-05-23

Rogers vice chairman calls for banning Huawei from Canada's 5G network: Bloomberg Canadian telecom provider Rogers Communications Inc's vice chairman, Philip Lind, said on Thursday that Huawei Technologies Co should be banned from Canada's 5G network, Bloomberg reported....
18:48 2019-05-30

California lawmaker withdraws bill banning flavored tobacco products after 'hostile amendments' A proposed California bill that would prohibit sales of flavored tobacco products in stores and vending machines in the nation's most populous state was withdrawn Thursday....
05:24 2019-05-24

California bill would give tax incentives to film, TV productions that leave states banning abortion A California Democratic lawmaker on Monday formally introduced a bill to offer tax breaks to film and television productions that relocate from states with restrictive abortion bans....
19:00 2019-05-21

Louisiana's Democratic Governor Signs Bill Banning Abortion As Early As 6 Weeks Into Pregnancy Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, a Democrat, has signed one of the most restrictive abortion bills in the country, one that bans abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy. The ban is similar t...
04:48 2019-05-31

White House considers banning all 5G technology made in China amid trade tensions The move would require telecom giants like Nokia and Ericsson to move production out of China to keep serving the U.S.       ...
04:12 2019-06-24

Federal judge blocks Indiana law banning 2nd trimester abortion procedure from taking effect INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Federal judge blocks Indiana law banning 2nd trimester abortion procedure from taking effect. The post Federal judge blocks Indiana law banning 2nd trimester abortion procedure fro...
00:12 2019-06-29

Elon Musk's flamethrower incenses New York lawmakers. State Senate passes bill banning the weapon The New York State Senate passed a bill to make possession of a flamethrower for recreational use a crime, specifically calling out Elon Musk and the Boring Company for their 'not a flamethrower&...
19:00 2019-06-21

Reproductive rights groups are slamming Joe Biden's support of Hyde Amendment banning public insurance coverage for nearly all abortions AP Photo/Elise Amendola Reproductive rights advocates are slamming former Vice President Joe Biden over his support for a rule prohibiting federally-funded programs from covering abortion procedures....
04:01 2019-06-06

Mike Pence says banning pride flags at US embassies is 'the right decision' Pence said that he was aware of reports that only the American flag was allowed to be flown, and added, 'I support that.'       ...
18:48 2019-06-11

Facebook's new policy banning white nationalism ignores content that doesn't explicitly use the term 'white nationalism,' auditors say Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Facebook's new policy, which bans white nationalism from its platform, is too narrow, civil rights auditors said, because it only prohibits content which expl...
14:12 2019-07-02

How to Use a Slide Rule I’ve always felt a little left out of the traditional nerd stereotypes. I don’t wear glasses, my lady clothes have no real pockets so I can’t use a pocket protector, and I was born well after the reig...
21:36 2019-06-14

"Want President's Rule To End As Soon As Possible": J&K Governor Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Wednesday said his administration wants the President's Rule to end in the state at the earliest but the final call on the timing of assembly elections will....
13:24 2019-05-22

Dudes rule Memorial Day TV Memorial Day is almost always an occasion for the networks to trot those World War II chestnuts. Programmers got a little frisky this year, digging deep into film history for some unusual movies. For ...
03:12 2019-05-25

'Empire of Sin' looks like a new-school 'Mob Rule' It's been 20 years since Mob Rule, the organized crime real-time strategy game. Despite a few efforts like Omerta - City of Gangsters, Gangsters 2: Vendetta and Gangland in the years since, there...
21:12 2019-06-14

How to Opt Out of Chase's New 'Binding Arbitration' Rule Chase has started rolling out a new binding arbitration rule for its credit card users, Fast Company’s Cale Guthrie Weissman first reported last week....
23:12 2019-06-04

The Great Race to Rule Streaming TV In their rush to match Netflix, competitors like HBO, Hulu and Amazon are ordering a slew of content — ushering out the age of “prestige TV” and ushering in an age of anything goes....
12:24 2019-07-10

In Laos, Women Rule Rugby Despite substantial obstacles, the Lao federation keeps growing at a fast pace, and the majority of players are women. The national team tends to surprise a lot of confident opponents....
12:24 2019-06-19

Determine if a Hot Dog Is a Sandwich With the Cube Rule I love hot dogs, but I have never cared much about their taxonomy. In fact, I have stayed fully out of the “Is a hot dog a sandwich?” discourse, firmly refusing to form an opinion either way. But word...
20:36 2019-06-17

Tusk says von der Leyen dedicated to rule of law EU leaders' nominee for European Commission president, Ursula von der Leyen, is dedicated to upholding EU rules on judicial independence and press freedoms, European Council President Donald Tusk said...
20:36 2019-07-04

ECJ set to rule on German autobahn tolls Traveling on Germany's motorways could soon become much pricier, especially for foreigners. However, not everyone agrees that implementing road tolls on the autobahn will be profitable....
04:24 2019-06-18

New NFL rule restricts who can celebrate on the field NFL celebrations will be a little bit smaller next season. On-field group celebrations can now only include the players in uniform, the league’s competition committee ruled, according to Pro Football ...
04:36 2019-07-16

Bayer shares up 1.8% trade after U.S. Roundup rule Shares in German chemicals company Bayer rose 1.8% in early trade on Tuesday after a U.S. judge slashed a damages award Bayer owes a California man who blamed its Roundup weed killer for his cancer....
20:48 2019-07-16

Thai PM Declares End Of 5 Years Of Military Rule Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha formally resigned as the head of the military government on Monday, saying the country would function as a normal democracy after five years of military rule....
20:00 2019-07-15

Rep. Justin Amash won’t rule out White House run WASHINGTON – Rep. Justin Amash, a congressman from Michigan who left the Republican Party last week, said Sunday that he wouldn’t rule out making a White House run. “I still wouldn’t rule anythi...
20:12 2019-07-07

Baffled by how to use your points and miles? Let the 80/20 rule guide you Dealing with points and miles can be overwhelming. Most of the value from a reward program can be reaped by understanding the 80/20 rule in action.       ...
21:36 2019-06-29

These Countries Follow the 'Six Month Rule' for Passports If you have any international travel planned, you’re going to want to check the expiration date on your passport right away. Of course, you know better than to try and cross borders with an expired pa...
22:00 2019-06-05

NYC to give up $1.3 million rather than follow abortion rule NEW YORK (AP) — New York City will give up $1.3 million in federal funds rather than comply with a Trump administration rule that bars federally funded clinics from making abortion referrals. Mayor Bi...
00:12 2019-06-29

EPA strikes Obama-era clean energy rule The Environmental Protection Agency rolled back Obama-era clean energy standards Wednesday, saying the old rules would have been too costly for low- and middle-income families....
19:36 2019-06-19

EU leaders rule out reopening Brexit deal BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders are underlining that their divorce agreement with Britain cannot be renegotiated regardless of who becomes the next prime minister there. At a summit of EU leade...
11:36 2019-06-21

New SEC Rule Heightens Broker Responsibilities to Investors Stockbrokers will be required to act in the best interest of investors and disclose more about conflicts of interest that can skew advice under a regulation approved Wednesday....
22:12 2019-06-05

NHL officials aren’t even trying to enforce rule standards There is no excuse for the NHL’s dereliction of duty in overseeing and supervising the playoffs. The parade of scandalous errors made by on-ice officials has tainted the tournament. And the absence of...
02:24 2019-06-09

Kenyan court to rule on decriminalization of same-sex relations NAIROBI, Kenya — On the eve of what could be a landmark ruling in Kenya on whether same-sex relations are crimes, gay rights activist and gospel singer Joji Baro says he has no intention of returning ...
22:36 2019-05-23

Remember the ‘10,000 Hours’ Rule for Success? Forget About It “Range,” by David Epstein, argues that the unpredictable demands of contemporary life increasingly give the advantage to generalists, not specialists....
12:48 2019-05-28

New U.S. rule orders asylum seekers apply elsewhere first The U.S. Justice Department said Monday it will change asylum rules to limit the number of Central American migrants reaching the American border, by officially disqualifying those who travel through ...
00:48 2019-07-16

New agent rule leaves Div. II player in limbo Glenville State forward Phil Bledsoe's playing status is in limbo after he discovered that the new NCAA rule designed to help players explore their NBA draft potential doesn't apply to Division II pla...
18:24 2019-05-29

| Barca rule ter Stegen out of Copa Del Rey final Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen has been ruled out of the Copa del Rey final against Valencia after he failed to recover in time from a knee injury....
21:48 2019-05-22

Sources: Man United rule out move for Sancho Manchester United will pursue alternative targets to bolster their attacking options this summer after ruling out an £80 million move for Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho, sources have told ESPN ...
21:12 2019-05-22

Environmental groups sue over offshore drilling rule changes NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Environmental groups are challenging what they view as the Trump administration’s decision to weaken critical safety rules created after the nation’s worst offshore dril...
22:48 2019-06-11

The Latest: UEFA wants concussion rule change UEFA wants the rules of soccer changed to protect players from concussions, after its own policy for dealing with head injuries came in for criticism in the Champions League     &...
19:48 2019-05-29

Not Much Difference Between Jungle Rule And UP Law And Order: Congress The Congress today hit out at the Uttar Pradesh government over the killing of the state Bar Council president, saying there was not much difference between "jungle rule" and law and order in the......
10:00 2019-06-13

HHS rule change would exclude transgender from discrimination law The Trump administration proposed a new rule Friday to strip discrimination protections for transgender persons in healthcare -- a move to reverse an Obama-era policy enacted to guard that segment of ...
19:12 2019-05-24

The most commonly broken ‘house rule’ in America ‘Always say please and thank you’, ‘no phones at the dinner table’ and ‘never go to bed angry’ are three of the top 10 most common house rules in America, according...
23:12 2019-06-04

If Your Compensation Package Includes Stock, You Should Know About This Tax Rule If you work for a small business or startup and receive shares of stock as part of your employee compensation, ask your accountant about the qualified small business stock tax exclusion....
23:24 2019-07-15

U.S. 'gag rule' linked to 40% jump in abortions in parts of Africa A decades-old U.S. government policy reinstated by President Donald Trump in 2017 that restricts international aid to NGOs that support abortion is linked to a 40% rise in abortions in some parts of s...
01:12 2019-06-28

GDP Growth Overestimated During UPA, NDA Rule: Ex-Chief Economic Adviser India's growth in a six-year period spanning both the Congress-led UPA government and the BJP-led NDA government was overstated by about 2.5 per cent, former Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian....
11:12 2019-06-11

NFL’s new rule making pass interference reviewable won’t be changed further Coaches can challenge pass interference calls or non-calls, except in the final two minutes of each half, when reviews are handled by a replay official....
22:48 2019-06-13

Mass rallies demand civilian rule in Sudan Large crowds took to the streets across Sudan to protest the country's military leaders and demand democratic rule. A senior general reported "snipers shooting at people," including paramilitary troop...
20:24 2019-06-30

This is four-time NBA champ John Salley's No. 1 money rule "Go for success, figure out how to do something that will make you happy while doing it, and the caveat is money comes along with it," says NBA star-turned-entrepreneur John Salley....
20:24 2019-05-28

Tens of thousands protest army rule in Sudan Tens of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in Sudan’s capital and elsewhere in the country calling for civilian rule nearly three months after the army forced out long-ruling autocrat O...
17:24 2019-06-30

| Young Sudanese workers strike for 'civil rule' The chants grew louder as the army pick-up passed. "Power to the civilians," the dozens of young Sudanese bankers cried outside their closed Khartoum branch, heeding a protest group's calls for a gene...
22:48 2019-05-30

Venezuela's rule of law has crumbled under Maduro, says legal watchdog International Commission of Jurists called on Venezuelan authorities to reinstate democratic institutionsThe rule of law has crumbled in Venezuela under the government of Nicolás Maduro, which has usu...
22:00 2019-07-08

President's Rule In Jammu And Kashmir Extended For 6 More Months The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved extension of President's rule in Jammu and Kashmir for six more months beginning July 3, Union minister Prakash Javedkar said....
21:00 2019-06-12

Islamists in Sudan rally in support of Islamic rule KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Thousands of Islamists in Sudan long allied with ousted president Omar al-Bashir’s regime are rallying to support military-backed Islamic rule in the face of alleged attem...
22:24 2019-05-24

Action Against Politicians' Rule-Breaking Tweets: Twitter Twitter said on Thursday it would label and deprioritize tweets from politicians that break its rules -- in a move that could affect the prodigious output of US President Donald Trump....
19:36 2019-06-27

Dutch court needs more time to rule on Crimean treasures An appeals court in Amsterdam says it needs more time to rule on the ownership of a valuable trove of historical artefacts loaned to a Dutch museum by four museums in Crimea shortly before the region’...
13:48 2019-07-16

Zion Williamson already liking this NBA offense-friendly rule Zion Williamson knows he has a lot to learn starting when he makes his NBA Summer League debut. That said, he’s already picked up a few things. The No. 1 overall pick in this year’s draft by the New O...
13:36 2019-07-03

Germans want Merkel's ruling coalition to continue rule Ruling parties in Germany performed badly in the recent EU vote, prompting speculation that Angela Merkel's government could fall. A new opinion poll shows Germans want the CSU/CDU and the SPD to stay...
07:12 2019-06-11

States sue over rule allowing clinicians to refuse abortions Nearly two dozen states and municipalities are suing the federal government to stop a new rule letting health care clinicians object to providing abortions and other services that conflict with their ...
22:36 2019-05-21

Giants don't rule out Week 1 start for QB Daniel Jones While Pat Shurmur has called Eli Manning the starting quarterback, the New York Giants coach hasn't ruled out the possibility of rookie Daniel Jones starting Week 1....
02:00 2019-06-12

Yankees relievers rule from start to finish in different kind of win Chad Green faced the first three Padres hitters to start the game and made Greg Garcia, Franmil Reyes and Manny Machado look sick on a string of high-octane fastballs. Adam Ottavino, Tommy Kahnle, Zac...
02:24 2019-05-28

Poland sees positives in von der Leyen remarks on rule of law Poland sees potential positive elements in remarks on the rule of law by the nominee to lead the European Commission, Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz said on Wednesday....
13:48 2019-07-10

Science deals a setback to Obamacare's transgender rule As hard as the social justice movement tries to erase the meaning of words as we all know them, we're not quite there yet and the Trump administration's reversal of an Obama-era rule on healthcare dem...
22:48 2019-05-24

New U.S. Asylum Rule Strands Thousands at Southern Border An estimated 18,700 asylum seekers waiting in line along the U.S.-Mexican border for interviews have been stranded by the new rule requiring them first to apply for refugee status from the country the...
17:12 2019-07-16

UEFA wants concussion rule change to protect players UEFA wants the rules of soccer changed to protect players from concussions, after its own policy for dealing with head injuries came in for criticism in the Champions League     &...
19:48 2019-05-29

Williamson Reveals He "Wasn't Aware" Of The Overthrow Rule Despite the fact that it was not runs but boundaries which decided the eventual outcome of the World Cup 2019 final, an extra run awarded to England probably cost New Zealand the match and the trophy....
20:12 2019-07-16

Taiwan: China refuses to rule out force over reunification Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said the army had a "sacred duty" to defend Chinese territory. Beijing still sees Taiwan as part of its territory and is pushing for reunification....
06:36 2019-06-02

In Win for Environmentalists, Senate Keeps an Obama-Era Climate Change Rule Senators voted 51 to 49 to block a measure that would have undone a regulation to control the release of methane from oil and gas wells on public land....
16:24 2019-05-21

Clubs must interview BAME managerial candidates under new EFL rule "Football League (EFL) clubs will interview at least one Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidate for any first-team managerial position from now on to improve equality in the sport."...
18:12 2019-06-07

UN demands Britain end rule of Chagos Islands in 6 months The U.N. General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to demand that Britain end its “colonial administration” of the Chagos Archipelago, which includes the U.S. air base on Diego Garcia...
00:12 2019-05-23

Tens of Thousands Protest Military Rule in Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan — Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in Sudan’s capital and elsewhere in the country on Sunday calling for civilian rule nearly three months after the army...
18:00 2019-06-30

Ja Rule Still Thinks the Fyre Festival Was an "Amazing Idea" It's been two years since the Fyre Festival scandal. And even after all the controversy, Ja Rule still thinks the failed festival was a good idea. The rapper defended the epic flop on......
23:01 2019-06-05

If Roe v Wade is overturned, we should worry about the rule of law | Shira A Scheindlin Affirming precedence is an important legal principle. If it’s ignored, which other supreme court decisions could be overturned next?Donald Trump was staunchly pro-choice until he sought to become Pres...
14:48 2019-05-21

Sudan protesters: Roadmap for civilian rule accepted KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest movement says it has accepted an Ethiopian roadmap for civilian-led transitional government, after a months-long standoff with the country’s military...
19:00 2019-06-23

Thousands protest in Sudan, demanding civilian rule Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Sudan's capital Khartoum on Sunday in the largest mass demonstration since the deadly crackdown on a pro-democracy sit-in earlier in June....
13:48 2019-07-01

Sudan’s protesters accept roadmap for civilian rule Sudan’s protest movement says it has accepted a roadmap for a civilian-led transitional government, after a months-long standoff with military rulers...
19:48 2019-06-23

NBA Finals: Warriors rule out Kevin Durant for Game 2 Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, who is recovering from a right calf strain, has been ruled out for Game 2 of the NBA Finals, head coach Steve Kerr said....
23:36 2019-05-31

No change to pass interference rule by competition committee NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL competition committee has decided against making any changes to the new rule for reviewing pass interference, the league announced Thursday. That means the rule stands as appro...
23:36 2019-06-20

Lib Dem leadership hopefuls rule out coalition with Corbyn or Johnson Liberal Democrats leadership hopefuls have ruled out going into coalition with either Jeremy Corbyn or Boris Johnson, branding both men "Brexiteers"....
23:48 2019-05-31

The NFL's New Pass Interference Replay Rule Is Going To Be Pretty Chaotic The NFL’s competition committee issued its recommendations for how instant replay for pass interference will work, based on the rule that had been approved in March. On one hand, some relatively prude...
02:12 2019-06-21

Ja Rule is still talking about Fyre Festival for some ungodly reason It would be so easy for Ja Rule to simply not remind the public of his connection to the garbage barge fire that was Fyre Festival. Sure, there are two competing documentaries about the infamous disas...
19:12 2019-06-06

China refuses to rule out force over Taiwan reunification Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said the army had a "sacred duty" to defend Chinese territory. Beijing still sees Taiwan as part of its territory and is pushing for reunification....
15:00 2019-06-02

DeVos deals final blow to ‘gainful’ rule Treasury unveils rules for university endowment tax — School choice advocates praise SCOTUS for taking case on public funding for private religious schools...
20:48 2019-07-01

Tens of thousands protest to demand civilian rule in Sudan Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Khartoum on Sunday demanding the ruling military hand over to civilians, in the largest demonstrations since a deadly security service raid on a prot...
16:12 2019-06-30

Josh Frydenberg's office asked if environmental rule changes could be kept secret Exclusive: Frydenberg’s office canvassed whether he had power to weaken grasslands protections after Angus Taylor raised the issue, which was affecting a company he part-ownsThe office of the former e...
23:00 2019-06-19

SEC’s new rule tells brokers to put clients’ interests first. Critics say it’s too weak. The Securities and Exchange Commission’s requirement falls short of what many consumer advocates argue is needed to address conflicts of interest that permeate Wall Street and is far weaker than a rul...
02:12 2019-06-06

Hundreds demonstrate for civilian rule in Sudan's state capitals Hundreds of Sudanese demonstrated in state capitals on Thursday, putting pressure on the ruling military council to cede power to civilians in ongoing tumult since the overthrow of former President Om...
17:36 2019-06-20

African bloc suspends Sudan demanding end to military rule The African Union (AU) on Thursday suspended Sudan until there was civilian rule, intensifying global pressure on its new military leaders to stand down after the worst violence since Omar al-Bashir's...
20:36 2019-06-06

The Supreme Court Backs White Minority Rule for Generations to Come The Supreme Court dealt a potential hammer blow to voting rights in America on Wednesday, ruling that federal courts could not judge issues of partisan gerrymandering because it would “countermand th...
19:36 2019-06-27

NCAA clears Division II player after agent-rule mistake The NCAA has cleared Glenville State’s Phil Bledsoe for his senior season after the Division II college basketball player mistakenly used a new rule permitting only Division I players to declare...
20:24 2019-06-08

Malta failing on rule of law after journalist's murder: draft report The failure of Maltese authorities to identify the masterminds behind the murder of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia raises questions about the rule of law in Malta, according to Europe...
23:24 2019-05-27

NYPD to revise rule that permits shackling of pregnant suspects The NYPD is revising a department policy that allowed the shackling of pregnant suspects after a related $610,000 lawsuit settlement. “The NYPD anticipates amending its patrol guide to better ad...
03:12 2019-07-06

African Union suspends Sudan, demands end to military rule Sudan has been suspended from the African Union until civilian rule is established in the country. Calls for the bloc to take action mounted after a crackdown by the army this week, in which scores we...
04:36 2019-06-07

Poland files complaint with EU's top court over copyright rule change Poland has submitted a complaint to the European Union's top court against copyright rules adopted by the bloc in April to protect Europe's creative industries, which Warsaw says may result in prevent...
12:00 2019-05-24

Amash says Pelosi wrong on impeachment – and does not rule out White House run Michigan congressman has left Republican partyRobert Reich: This is Trump and the oligarchs vs the restHouse speaker Nancy Pelosi is making a moral and strategic mistake by refusing to bring formal ar...
03:00 2019-07-08

U.S. federal court delays adoption of healthcare rule on abortion The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and its opponents in a California lawsuit agreed on Friday to delay implementing a rule that would allow medical workers to decline performing ab...
05:24 2019-06-30

DeVos revokes Obama-era rule policing for-profit colleges The U.S. Education Department is rescinding an Obama-era rule that aimed to police ineffective for-profit colleges. Department officials said Friday that the 2014 gainful employment rule will be remov...
00:12 2019-06-29

'Democracy has been hijacked by white men': how minority rule now grips America The US is becoming more diverse and progressive, but white men’s grip on power is being exercised via the courts, gerrymandering and dark money in politicsThe exercise of political power by legislativ...
10:36 2019-05-24

Will Challenge Opposition Chief Rule If Congress Allows: Abhishek Singhvi Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi on Friday said the single largest party in Lok Sabha deserves the post of Leader of Opposition and alleged that the rule cited to deny it the status was......
19:36 2019-06-07

RPT-Poland files complaint with EU's top court over copyright rule change Poland has submitted a complaint to the European Union's top court against copyright rules adopted by the bloc in April to protect Europe's creative industries, which Warsaw says may result in prevent...
14:24 2019-05-24

Taster’s AI and automation show why virtual kitchens may rule the age of delivery Taster shows how the intersection of meal delivery services, artificial intelligence, and data creates new opportunities and competition for restaurants.Read More...
22:12 2019-07-07

Biden abruptly drops support for 'discriminatory' abortion rule Former vice-president says he can no longer support 40-year-old Hyde amendment, which prohibits use of federal funding for abortionsA day after Joe Biden affirmed his support for the Hyde amendment – ...
12:48 2019-06-07

Lewis Hamilton insists rule makers should ask drivers to help improve F1 • Hamilton: ‘When you say it’s boring – I totally understand’• ‘It’s important to realise it is not the fault of the drivers’Leading the Formula One world championship with another easy win from the f...
22:48 2019-06-23

DeVos Repeals Obama-Era Rule Cracking Down on For-Profit Colleges Education Secretary Betsy DeVos formally repealed an Obama-era regulation that would have forced for-profit colleges to prove their debt-laden graduates could find gainful employment....
03:36 2019-06-29

Hunt and Johnson rule out abortion reform in Northern Ireland Tory leadership rivals accused of neglecting women’s rights in order to keep DUP supportPro-choice campaigners in Northern Ireland have accused Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt of pandering to religious ...
22:24 2019-07-02

Judge to rule if racist Facebook page can be trial evidence UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A judge must decide if prosecutors can present evidence that a white man charged with fatally stabbing a black student on the University of Maryland’s campus belonged ...
07:24 2019-06-05

Germans get chance to kill virtual Nazis after rule change Germans itching to shoot virtual Nazis will soon get a chance to do so, after a change in the rules concerning the use of forbidden symbols in video games...
19:24 2019-06-27

Planned Parenthood sues to block U.S. rule that may limit abortions Planned Parenthood and other nonprofits offering family planning services sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to block a new federal rule letting healthcare workers refuse abortions and other ser...
20:24 2019-06-11

Brazil house speaker: rule on zero borrowing for deficit under review Brazil's lower house Speaker Rodrigo Maia said he is in talks with Economy Minister Paulo Guedes to review the "golden rule" that bans the government from borrowing to finance its deficit....
17:24 2019-05-28

The Point: Here's how a weird DNC rule is setting the 2020 debate stage Earlier this week, with virtually no advance notice, the Democratic National Committee, released its criteria for how the 23(!) candidates running for the party's presidential nomination can qualify f...
18:48 2019-05-31

U.S. waives fuel rule in Pennsylvania after damage to Buckeye pipeline The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Thursday it waived an environmental rule through June 17 for gasoline sold in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania after damage to Buckeye Partners' Laurel ...
17:24 2019-05-30

The Latest: NCAA lower divisions to evaluate new agent rule RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on underclassmen who hired an agent before entering the NBA draft (all times local): 2:35 p.m. The NCAA has says Division II and Division III schools will evaluate the ...
21:24 2019-05-29

Sudan bans Al Jazeera amid protests over military rule Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country, the Qatar-based media company said....
16:36 2019-05-31

| Caster to appeal gender rule at Swiss Supreme Court Caster Semenya will appeal the ruling by CAS which ruled in favour of the IAAF and their right to have female athletes regulate their testosterone levels....
20:36 2019-05-29

Hong Kong marks anniversary of Chinese rule with protests Protesters tried to smash into Hong Kong's legislature ahead of a pro-democracy rally that is expected to draw hundreds of thousands. Tensions are running high over a controversial bill to allow extra...
09:48 2019-07-01

UK government security decisions can be challenged in court, judges rule Supreme court says GCHQ’s hacking powers should be subject to judicial reviewGovernment security decisions will in future be open to challenge in the courts after judges ruled that a secretive intelli...
22:24 2019-05-21

Blame "Incompatible" BJP-PDP Alliance For President's Rule In J&K: Manish Tewari Congress leader Manish Tewari today opposed a statutory resolution to extend President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir, identifying the BJP's "incompatible" alliance with the PDP as the cause behind the.....
16:00 2019-06-28

Sudanese hold mass marches to protest army rule KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in Sudan’s capital and elsewhere in the country on Sunday calling for civilian rule nearly three months after the army ...
20:24 2019-06-30

Johnson refuses to rule out shutting parliament to get no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson, the favourite to become the next British prime minister, refused on Tuesday to rule out suspending parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit....
23:24 2019-07-09

New agent rule leaves college basketball player in limbo The new NCAA rule designed to help players explore their NBA draft potential by allowing them to sign with an agent and still return to school surprisingly doesn't apply to all college players....
13:12 2019-05-29

GOP's Global Gag Rule Linked to Less Birth Control Use—and More Unsafe Abortions The U.S. government’s capricious stance on foreign aid has likely worsened the reproductive care and health of women living in poorer affected countries, according to a new report out Thursday. Read m...
03:12 2019-06-28

Video: Should Vettel's Canadian GP penalty prompt F1 rule change? A deserved sanction or a stolen victory? Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari's penalty in the Canadian Grand Prix, which handed Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes another Formula 1 victory, has divided opinion...
18:24 2019-06-10

Wrigley clunker exception to rule for White Sox’s Lucas Giolito LAS VEGAS — All positive betting trends eventually come to an end, with Lucas Giolito serving as the latest example. The waves of money that followed the most profitable starting pitcher in baseball f...
02:00 2019-06-23

Planned Parenthood sues U.S. to block rule that may limit abortions Planned Parenthood and other nonprofits offering family planning services sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to block a new federal rule letting healthcare workers refuse abortions and other ser...
23:12 2019-06-11

James Ruppert: why petrol compact SUVs rule the classifieds More reliable than a Freelander: a £595 Mitsubishi Shogun Stats say 70% of used car buyers are giving diesels and saloons the cold shoulder I do love stats which tell a story, and some I’ve come a...
08:24 2019-07-02

Game of (rods and) cones: Will computer vision rule the enterprise? Enterprises are implementing new computer vision solutions to drive growth and operational efficiencies across a host of use cases, ranging from marketing to manufacturing. And, if you go after the ri...
17:48 2019-07-08

U.S. envoy, in interview, does not rule out Israeli annexation in West Bank The U.S. ambassador to Israel did not rule out an Israeli move to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, land that the Palestinians seek for a state, in an interview with the New York Times published ...
20:36 2019-06-08

Possible flight rule violations under scrutiny in New York helicopter crash The deadly rooftop crash-landing of a helicopter in the heart of New York City in rain and fog on Monday raised immediate questions about whether the pilot, the lone fatality, violated rules governing...
07:12 2019-06-11

Tens of thousands protest in Sudan to demand civilian rule At least seven people were killed as tens of thousands protested in Sudan's capital, Khartoum, on Sunday, in the largest mass demonstration since the deadly crackdown on a pro-democracy sit-in earlier...
06:36 2019-07-01

Man's Life Peaks After Getting The Ball From DJ LeMahieu’s Ground-Rule Double Given the grey on this baseball attendee’s beard, it’s safe to assume that he’s got a fair bit of experience living life. Yet, none of those moments could have possibly prepared him for the joy that h...
03:00 2019-07-01

#KuToo: Japanese women say high heels rule is sexual discrimination Writer Yumi Ishikawa has started a petition to end the practice of requiring women to wear high heels at work. The government has said it is reviewing the request to ban the requirement as sexual disc...
09:36 2019-06-04

Federal court deals decisive blow to Obama water rule A federal court dealt a decisive blow against the Obama administration's Waters of the U.S. rule this week, bolstering the Trump administration's deregulation agenda....
03:48 2019-05-30

Twitter to mark politicians' rule-breaking tweets with warning message Twitter users might find it more cumbersome to find and read tweets by politicians such as US President Donald Trump. The president had accused the company of bias against him....
21:00 2019-06-27

Bill To Extend President's Rule In Jammu And Kashmir In Rajya Sabha Union home minister Amit Shah presented two bills - one for the extension of President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir and Reservation (Amendment) Bill - in Rajya Sabha today....
14:12 2019-07-01

8.3m children of immigrant families risk losing health insurance under new rule Study finds ‘public charge rule’ could prompt parents to remove their children from coverage for fear of affecting their visa statusMore than 8 million children could lose their health insurance under...
04:12 2019-07-02

Global gag rule linked to abortion rise in African countries that accept US aid Study finds Trump-backed policy led to increase in pregnancies and reduction in use of modern contraceptivesA US government policy that restricts funding to organisations that conduct or support abort...
02:00 2019-06-28

House passes bill that would block enforcement of new SEC investor protection rule One of the amendments attached to an appropriations bill would prohibit the Securities and Exchange Commission from implementing and enforcing its "Regulation Best Interest."...
19:36 2019-06-27

7 dead, hundreds wounded in mass protests against military rule in Sudan At least seven people were killed and nearly 200 were wounded Sunday during massive demonstrations throughout Sudan, demanding the end of military rule....
06:12 2019-07-01

Rule-breaking City drivers rack up £25m in fines after Bank crackdown Motorists driving through the Square Mile were fined a record £25 million last year for flouting traffic rules, like going the wrong way up a one-way street....
19:12 2019-07-05

Death toll rises to 11 in Sudan as protesters demand civilian rule Sudanese activists said on Monday that at least 11 people were killed in clashes with security forces during mass demonstrations demanding a transition to civilian rule....
21:24 2019-07-01

Supreme Court's Azar v. Allina decision is a tiny victory for the rule of law It’s easy to give up reading amid the minutiae of Monday’s Supreme Court decision, Azar v. Allina Health Services. The majority and dissenting opinions included extended parsing of often obtuse regula...
04:24 2019-06-04

Netanyahu's decade-long rule in doubt as coalition talks falter Israeli PM has until midnight to form government but no breakthrough in sightBenjamin Netanyahu has until midnight to form a new ruling coalition or face the possible end of his decade of leadership o...
19:00 2019-05-29

Bank overdraft fees could jump if consumer watchdog eases rule The nation's consumer watchdog agency is reviewing the rule that regulates how banks charge fees when their customers spend more than what is in their accounts....
19:36 2019-06-27

Tens of thousands demand civilian rule in Sudan, soldiers fire in air Thousands of protesters marched toward Sudan's defense ministry on Sunday demanding the ruling military hand over power to civilians, as security forces fired shots into the air....
22:12 2019-06-30

Sudan: Mass rallies turn deadly in quest for civilian rule There have been reports of sniper fire at mass rallies in Sudan, with at least seven people dying. Large crowds took to the streets across the county to demand democratic rule....
00:48 2019-07-01

EPA Rolls Back Obama Rule on Coal-Fired Power Plants (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Wednesday completed one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation’s e...
21:12 2019-06-19

Reminder: game changing "Text to Switch" rule starts on Monday It's about to get a whole lot easier for mobile phone users in the UK to change to a new contract or network when the new Text to Switch rules come into effect on Monday.The process of changing m...
04:12 2019-06-29

Centre To Remove 'Minimum Education' Rule Needed To Get A Driving Licence The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on Tuesday decided to remove the requirement of minimum educational qualification for driving a transport vehicle....
06:48 2019-06-19

Minority rule: Michigan loophole allows activists to push through abortion bans A state law that foregoes a vote if a proposal has signatures from just 4% of the electorate is being used by special interest groupsMichigan is a state in which Democrats drubbed Republicans in the 2...
10:12 2019-06-08

Hong Kong Braces for Big Protests on Anniversary of Return to Chinese Rule Protesters and police clashed just hours before a mass rally—likely to be the largest in the former British colony’s history—on the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China, as a deepening crisis ov...
07:12 2019-07-01

Home runs rule in 2019, and tonight's $1 million Derby proves it From leaguewide records to jaw-dropping individual totals, the long ball is dominating baseball like never before. Here's what you need to know about its rise as MLB's Home Run Derby takes center stag...
20:24 2019-07-08

French GP: Hamilton Tops Bottas In Free Practice As Mercedes Rule Again Lewis Hamilton clocked a best lap in one minute and 32.738 seconds to outpace the Finn by just 0.069 seconds on a hot day at the Le Castellet circuit....
16:12 2019-06-21

‘Rule-breaking’ crab fossils have weird shrimp and lobster features A newly-discovered type of crab from the Cretaceous period looks like it had the eyes of a larva, the mouth of a shrimp, and the carapace of a lobster...
14:48 2019-05-21

N’Golo Kanté misses training but Chelsea refuse to rule him out of final • Midfielder expected to travel with squad to Baku on Monday• Knee injury puts Europa League final place in jeopardyChelsea have not given up hope of N’Golo Kanté playing a part in the Europa League f...
16:48 2019-05-27

White House blasts federal judge in asylum case as ‘at war with the rule of law’ An injunction issued by a Seattle-based judge blocked an administration plan that would detain thousands of migrants indefinitely while waiting for their asylum cases to be heard....
16:48 2019-07-03

Broker Rule to Require Bias Disclosures; Effect on Pay Practices Unclear Investors will soon learn more about conflicts of interest that can bias investment advice under a new SEC regulatory action. Less clear is whether it would disrupt how brokers are paid....
16:36 2019-06-04

Diehard Bolsonaro supporters prepare to march as criticism of his rule intensifies As his approval ratings plunge, critics say Brazilian president’s approach has been ‘shocking’Hardcore supporters of Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, have urged his followers to flood the streets i...
07:48 2019-05-24

China Condemns Hong Kong Protests As "Undisguised Challenge" To Its Rule China on Tuesday condemned violent protests in Hong Kong as an "undisguised challenge" to the formula under which the city is ruled, hours after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of......
17:36 2019-07-02

Supreme Court upholds rule allowing state, federal charges WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is upholding a constitutional rule that allows state and federal governments to prosecute someone for the same crime. The court’s 7-2 decision Monday preserve...
16:48 2019-06-17

Upsets rule in weekend racing in Ireland, Coronet wins in France It was a weekend of upsets in the Curragh in Ireland with Aidan O'Brien losing one Group 1 race to his son and winning the other with a horse even he didn't fancy to win....
19:36 2019-07-01

Amitabh Bachchan Trolls ICC's Boundary Count Rule With Hilarious Analogy New Zealand going down to England in the World Cup 2019 final on a boundary count after the match and Super Over were tied has not gone down well with most people....
14:48 2019-07-16

Chris Froome backed to return to best form after crash that will rule him out of Tour de France Team Ineos are confident Chris Froome will return to his best after a crash left him in hospital and ruled him out of his bid for a record-equalling fifth Tour de France next month....
17:48 2019-06-13

Unbowed and Unbroken: Pro-Democracy Sudanese Resume Massive Protests Against Military Rule Over the weekend, the people of Sudan showed the world they’re still fighting for the future of their country, defying the generals who currently command the government and who have violently cracked ...
23:48 2019-07-01

Forced pregnancy in Italy violated ‘woman’s human right to health’, UN experts rule  The Italian Government violated a woman’s “human right to health” after a law which denied her the right to refuse fertility treatment she had previously agreed to, “led her to undergo a forced pregna...
17:36 2019-05-21

New corporate disclosure rule about CEO and worker pay adds fuel to rich-poor debate Publicly owned companies now must reveal how wide a gap exists between the compensation earned by average workers compared to their CEOs       ...
17:00 2019-07-07

Court to rule Friday if B.C. can limit bitumen in key case for Trans Mountain pipeline The decision is expected to be crucial for the future of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and Alberta's efforts to get oilsands crude to overseas markets....
15:01 2019-05-24

Parliament Session Updates: Amit Shah Moves Bill On J&K President's Rule Home Minister Amit Shah Friday moved a statutory resolution in the Lok Sabha to extend President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir for a period of six months....
10:12 2019-06-28

Major companies call on U.S. Supreme Court to rule in favor of LGBT workers More than 200 U.S. companies, including Amazon, Alphabet Inc's Google, and Bank of America, on Tuesday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that federal civil rights law prohibits discrimination again...
18:36 2019-07-02

Gladys Berejiklian urged to rule out logging in Murray Valley national park Labor says deputy premier John Barilaro’s plan is outrageous while the Greens label it ‘criminal’New South Wales Labor has demanded Gladys Berejiklian rule out Liberal party support for a Nationals bi...
10:48 2019-07-11

China condemns violent Hong Kong protests as 'undisguised challenge' to its rule China on Tuesday condemned violent protests in Hong Kong as an "undisguised challenge" to the formula under which the city is ruled, hours after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protester...
12:36 2019-07-03

Nancy Pelosi Sends House Into Chaos by Violating Worst Rule in Congress Any regular reader of Splinter will know that we are generally not big fans of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. But credit where credit is due: On Tuesday, Pelosi—either inadvertently or purposefully—expos...
23:00 2019-07-16

Amit Shah To Table Bill To Extend President's Rule In Jammu And Kashmir Home Minister Amit Shah will move a statutory resolution in the Lok Sabha to extend President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir for a period of six months with effect from July 3....
09:48 2019-07-01

NYC, state join legal fight over ‘moral conviction’ health care rule New York City and state are joining up with a coalition of more than 20 state and local governments in a lawsuit to block a new rule issued by the federal government that opponents say would allow hea...
04:24 2019-05-22

The Chrysanthemum Throne: A Two and a Half Millennia History of Divine Imperial Rule in Japan The Chrysanthemum Throne is the throne of the Emperor of Japan and a metonym referring to the Japanese monarchy itself. The Japanese imperial family has recently been in the news, due to the ascension...
19:12 2019-05-25

Glenville State aims to clear player amid agent-rule mistake Glenville State is working to clear Phil Bledsoe after the Division II college basketball player mistakenly used a new NCAA rule permitting only Division I players to declare for the NBA draft and sig...
02:24 2019-05-31

Angus Taylor won't rule out reversing nuclear energy ban if business case stacks up Energy minister dodges questions about how Australia will meet its Paris emission reduction targetsThe energy minister, Angus Taylor, has not ruled out the Morrison government reversing the nuclear en...
15:00 2019-06-12

With Social Media Campaign, Women In Japan Fight "Heels At Work" Rule A group of Japanese women Monday submitted a petition to the government to protest what they say is a de-facto requirement for female staff to wear high heels at work....
14:48 2019-06-03

Drug Prices Will Soon Appear in Many TV Ads A Trump administration change will require TV ads for prescription drugs covered by Medicare or Medicaid to include the list price if it is over $35....
17:36 2019-06-13

England fine-tuning is complete as Eoin Morgan's side bid to rule the world Even in the smoothest of Cricket World Cup build ups, as the world's top-ranked team and having won 11 series on the spin, England have been unable to avoid making three changes to their provisional s...
14:39 2019-05-21

Wake up, England: Boris Johnson’s ‘charm’ is just the arrogance of those born to rule | Suzanne Moore The Tory leadership contest shows we’ll keep running back to the posh boys, no matter how much they use and abuse usI recognise this feeling and I hate it. A friend is going out with a guy who humilia...
23:24 2019-06-14

Daily on Energy: Utilities warned EPA about hamstringing natural gas and renewables with a coal-only climate rule 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...
03:48 2019-05-29

The 10,000-hour rule for sporting success is largely a myth, so let kids dabble | Sean Ingle A new book blows out of the water the theory that the key to sport success is relentless practice and focus from an early ageThis column comes from the sleepy Austrian town of Götzis, where Katarina J...
12:00 2019-05-27

Free to fly the big flag? North Carolina city considers rule change in fight with RV store The city of Statesville, North Carolina is considering a change in an ordinance that would allow an RV company to fly a giant flag outside of its store, a matter that previously sparked a lawsuit....
07:00 2019-05-30

Outrage in Hong Kong as Extradition Plan Exposes Deep Fears of China’s Rule Petitions have drawn support from lawyers, teachers and even anime fans. Groups say the plan could hurt Hong Kong’s reputation as an international business hub....
18:36 2019-06-07

GSK's HIV drug receives EU marketing nod GlaxoSmithKline said its specialist HIV company had received marketing authorisation from the European Commission for its drug to treat advanced stage HIV infections in adults and adolescents above th...
12:00 2019-07-03

DeVos cancels Obama-era rule forcing colleges to prove students could repay their student debt Education Secretary Betsy DeVos issued the final repeal of an Obama-era rule aimed at holding low-quality education programs accountable by forcing them to prove their graduates were able to repay the...
22:12 2019-07-01

Boxing News at Five: Wilder says he knows where the drugs are kept, Saunders eyes Smith unification but won’t rule out Eubank Jnr rematch Deontay Wilder says some awful things but isn't cheating like the rest, and Billy Joe Saunders is already contemplating his next move at super-middleweight The post Boxing News at Five: Wilder says he...
14:48 2019-05-21

Sudan: UN chief calls for ‘positive momentum’ as civilian rule talks stall between military and opposition The UN Secretary-General has commended the progress made so far between Sudan’s military leaders and opposition forces towards agreeing a timetable for a return to civilian rule, following the overthr...
14:33 2019-05-21

Fifa makes Women's World Cup 2019 penalty shootout goalkeeper rule change Goalkeepers at the 2019 Women's World Cup will not be booked for stepping off their goal-line during penalty shootouts after the International Football Association Board (IFAB) approved Fifa's request...
17:48 2019-06-21

Opiod drug use: Is the UK on the verge of a crisis? The use and abuse of opioid drugs - ranging from painkillers to heroin - is on the rise in the UK, particularly in deprived parts of northern England....
13:12 2019-07-09

U.N. Calls for Probe on Philippines Drug War The U.N. Human Rights Council voted to launch an investigation into the alleged killings of tens of thousands of Filipinos by police in a yearslong drug war....
16:36 2019-07-11

Officials seeing rise in poly drug use New statistics from the Office of the Medical Examiner show 286 people died of a drug overdose in Pima County last year. Nearly half of those cases involved a combination of multiple drugs or ‘p...
03:00 2019-06-29

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 ...
14:33 2019-05-21

These Drug Companies Are Too Frail to Cure The calamity engulfing generic-drug stocks has many causes. They are all made worse by one simple malady: too much debt. Solving the problem is much tougher than identifying it....
16:36 2019-06-02

U.N. to probe Philippines drug war deaths The U.N. Human Rights Council voted on Thursday to set up an investigation into mass killings during Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's so-called 'war on drugs', a step that activists said was lon...
06:12 2019-07-12

Hong Kong demonstrators storm government building amid protests on anniversary of return of Chinese rule A group of protestors smashed a window and tore down parts of an exterior wall at Hong Kong's legislature building Monday amid another round of massive demonstrations in the city on the 22nd anniversa...
16:24 2019-07-01

SEC Extends Review of CBOE Holdings' Rule Filing to Trade SPXpm, Its Proposed New S&P 500 Index Option Product CHICAGO, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported that at the end of business today the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) instituted "proceedings to determine wh...
17:00 2019-05-22

TSA allows flyers to travel with drug derived from marijuana The Transportation Security Administration has changed its cannabis policy to allow passengers to travel with some forms of CBD oil and a drug derived from marijuana that has been approved by the Food...
21:12 2019-05-29

Your gut bacteria may influence whether you get drug side effects A study in mice suggests human gut bacteria breakdown many drug treatments - a finding that could explain why drugs are less effective in some people...
18:48 2019-06-03

900-lb. man pleads guilty in drug case while in ambulance A Virginia man who weighs more than 900 pounds (410 kilograms) has pleaded guilty in a cocaine conspiracy case during a hearing held in a courthouse loading zone as he lay on a stretcher inside an amb...
22:36 2019-05-21

Stories Of Children Affected By Drug Addiction VERSAILLES, Ky. (LEX 18) – Many people from across the country came together to help children whose families are affected by substance abuse. The Blameless Children event was held at Journey Chu...
04:12 2019-06-09

Scientists develop drug that can kill superbugs Scientists have created a drug that wipes out antibiotic-resistant superbugs like E.coli. The discovery, led by Sheffield University, saw off bacteria that can cause pneumonia, urinary tract and blood...
23:48 2019-06-03

US seeks $12.7 billion from drug lord 'El Chapo' Citing years of narcotics trafficking, US prosecutors have called for "El Chapo" to forfeit billions in drug money. But his lawyer dismissed the request, saying "the government has never located or id...
05:48 2019-07-06

5 minor leaguers suspended for drug violations NEW YORK (AP) — Five prospects have been suspended for violating baseball’s minor league drug program. The commissioner’s office said Friday free-agent pitcher Christian Aragon and Clevela...
00:12 2019-06-29

UN launches 'comprehensive' review of Philippine drug war Human rights commission votes to ‘get the facts’ on three years of bloodshed claiming an estimated 20,000 livesThe human rights body of the United Nations has agreed to begin investigating President R...
12:00 2019-07-12

Ketamine-like drug for depression could get UK licence within the year Esketamine could initially become available through private clinics but potential side effects raise concernsA ketamine-like drug that could be licensed in the UK as soon as November could transform t...
19:24 2019-07-12

| US demands El Chapo forfeit $12.7bn in drug money Prosecutors say they were seeking $12.7bn from convicted Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, based on a conservative estimate of revenues from his cartel's drug sales in the United States....
14:36 2019-07-06

Drug makes tumors more susceptible to chemo Many chemotherapy drugs kill cancer cells by severely damaging their DNA. However, some tumors can withstand this damage by relying on a DNA repair pathway that not only allows them to survive, but al...
22:48 2019-06-06

'Drug of branding' blamed for Oliver closures JD Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin has said many of the casual dining sector's recent failures had "thought they were so groovy that the brand would do the work for them"....
20:00 2019-05-28

Cancer biologists identify new drug combo When it comes to killing cancer cells, two drugs are often better than one. Some drug combinations offer a one-two punch that kills cells more effectively, requires lower doses of each drug, and can h...
17:24 2019-07-10

How a diabetes drug may reduce anxiety symptoms New research in mice shows how metformin, a common drug used to treat diabetes and prediabetes, can also help reduce symptoms associated with anxiety....
02:12 2019-06-05

Drug Giant Tries New Tactic to Fight Cancer Seeking an edge in the increasingly competitive market for cancer drugs, one of the industry’s largest companies is taking a bold but risky approach: targeting the early stages of the disease....
16:48 2019-05-27

Gut microbes interfere with Parkinson's drug - but we could stop them We have identified organisms in the gut that break down the main drug used to treat Parkinson's disease, a step towards making the therapy more effective...
23:24 2019-06-13

Drug manufacturer to pay $225 million to end opioid investigations Drug manufacturer Insys Therapeutics Inc. has agreed to pay $225 million in order to end federal investigations into allegations that it used illegal marketing schemes to push a powerful opioid-based ...
06:36 2019-06-06

Eleven people graduate from Drug Court TUCSON- Eleven people celebrated success by graduating from Pima County’s Drug Court and Drug Treatment Program on Thursday, June 6th. DTAP is a three year program for non-violent, repeat drug o...
09:48 2019-06-07

Will poppy seeds really show up on a drug test? Employee screening firm JDP recently analyzed 12 months of Google search trends data related to 150 of America’s biggest employers. A common search: “Does my company drug test?” Drug testing for pre-e...
10:36 2019-06-10

A drug may prevent Alzheimer’s but there are no plans to find out A rheumatoid arthritis drug may also cut the risk of developing Alzheimer’s, but there are no plans to conduct the trials needed to find out if it really works...
20:24 2019-06-11

U.N. adopts resolution to investigate Philippine drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council voted Thursday to investigate the thousands of deaths connected to the Philippines' ongoing war on drugs, attracting swift condemnation from the Duterte adminis...
07:24 2019-07-12

Kuznetsov denies drug use after video surfaces Capitals star Evgeny Kuznetsov has denied ever using drugs after a video surfaced of him sitting next to a table on which there are two lines of white powder in what appears to be a hotel room....
02:36 2019-05-28

UN: Opioids cause two-thirds of global drug deaths About 217 million people worldwide abused illicit drugs in 2017, representing a 30 percent jump from 10 years prior, according to the latest figures released Wednesday by the United Nations....
19:24 2019-06-27

Elephant & Castle regeneration plan: High Court set to rule on social housing quota following crowdfunded legal challenge Campaigners are challenging the number of low-cost homes included in the £1 billion regeneration plan for Elephant & Castle's shopping centre, which has already been approved by Southwark council....
10:48 2019-05-22

Feds: Indicted drug agent duped DEA into hiring him NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors say a federal narcotics officer joined the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to help the leader of a murderous Puerto Rican drug ring become “unstoppable.” T...
19:48 2019-06-14

New drug relieves acute migraine in clinical trial The results of a large phase III trial show that the novel drug rimegepant can relieve pain and other symptoms of acute migraine with minimal side effects....
19:48 2019-07-12

Drug Companies Are Focusing on the Poor After Decades of Ignoring Them The pharmaceutical industry once sued to keep AIDS drugs from dying Africans. Now companies boast of their efforts to get medicines to the developing world....
19:36 2019-06-27

Honduras: Former officials accused of laundering drug money Former President Porfirio Lobo's administration is being investigated for laundering drug money. The OAS anti-corruption mission (MACCIH) has filed injunctions against 12 people....
11:12 2019-05-25

Pfizer to buy cancer drug developer Array for $10.64 billion Pfizer Inc said on Monday it would acquire Array Biopharma Inc for $10.64 billion in cash, giving it access to the target's approved drugs for skin cancer and the targeted cancer medicines in its pipe...
14:12 2019-06-17

Drug-filled rivers aiding resistance to antibiotics From the Thames to the Tigris, many of the world's largest rivers are hosts of antibiotic waste, according to a global study by researchers from the University of York....
18:24 2019-05-28

‘The IAAF will not drug me or stop me being who I am’: Semenya appeals against Cas ruling • South African files appeal to Swiss supreme court• ‘I am a woman and I am a world-class athlete’Caster Semenya has filed an appeal to the federal supreme court of Switzerland challenging the recent ...
20:12 2019-05-29

Indonesia Sentences Frenchman to Death for Drug Smuggling An Indonesian court sentenced a French citizen to death for smuggling drugs on Monday in a surprisingly draconian verdict that outstripped the prosecutors’ requests for a long prison sentence. F...
16:48 2019-05-21

Common blood pressure drug may harm gut health Researchers using genetic analysis to estimate the effect of antihypertensive drugs on the risk of various diseases found negative effects on gut health....
16:00 2019-07-12

Amnesty urges UN to investigate Philippines drug killings As Philippines President Duterte's war on drugs rages on, Amnesty International is calling for a UN investigation. At least 6,000 people have been killed by police, and rights groups think the number ...
13:24 2019-07-08

FDA approves drug for loss of female sexual desire The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Palatin Technologies Inc and Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, Amag said....
04:12 2019-06-22

Scotland has highest drug-related death rate in EU Scotland had the highest drug-related death rate in the European Union in 2018, with the likes of heroin, methadone and cocaine killing at almost three times the rate of the United Kingdom as a whole...
22:24 2019-07-16

'El Chapo' loses bid for new trial in U.S. drug trafficking case A U.S. judge on Wednesday rejected Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's bid for a new trial, finding that misconduct by jurors during the Mexican crime lord's drug trafficking case was not a reason to overturn...
01:48 2019-07-04

‘Michael Jackson drug’ still prompts curiosity from patients It remains the most widely used anesthetic in U.S. hospitals, but many patients still remember propofol as the drug that killed Michael Jackson. Most are no longer afraid of it, doctors say, though ma...
22:12 2019-06-22

Merck to Buy Cancer Drug Maker Peloton Therapeutics Merck agreed to acquire cancer drug developer Peloton Therapeutics for $1.05 billion in cash, adding to a list of deals in 2019 by pharmaceutical companies looking to bolster their cancer treatment po...
15:01 2019-05-21

FDA approves drug for loss of sexual desire in women The U.S. drug regulator on Friday approved Palatin Technologies and Amag Pharmaceuticals' drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, the latest attempt to come up with a therapy that some h...
03:36 2019-06-22

A’s pitcher Montas suspended 80 games for drug violation OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Athletics pitcher Frankie Montas has been suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. The penalty was annou...
04:00 2019-06-22

Houston officer accused of assaulting man during drug arrest HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston police officer has been indicted after being accused of assaulting a suspect during a drug arrest. Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced Wednesday that officer Sha...
19:12 2019-06-27

'S*** happens': Child's death in Philippine drug raid shrugged off A former police general who oversaw the bloodiest years of the Philippines' war on drugs has defended the killing of child during a police raid as "s*** happens"....
20:36 2019-07-04

$2.1m Novartis gene therapy to become world's most expensive drug US approves the one-time treatment for deadly spinal muscular atrophy in infantsSwiss drugmaker Novartis has received US approval for its spinal muscular atrophy gene therapy Zolgensma – pricing the o...
07:12 2019-05-25

Safer migraine drug shown to be effective in trials Rimegepant eliminated or significantly decreased migraine symptoms and, pending FDA approval, could provide an alternative to current medications on the market, according to a trial....
21:00 2019-07-11

New Jersey drug ring had a ‘drive-through window’: feds Authorities have busted 25 people — several connected to the Bloods — for running a massive drug ring in New Jersey where they allegedly pedaled heroin and crack out of a “fast-food-style drive-...
20:12 2019-06-18

How do drug companies arrive at the names they give their products? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsHow do drug companies arrive at the names they...
13:24 2019-06-04

WHO agrees watered-down resolution on transparency in drug costs World Health Organization members agreed on Tuesday to push for clearer drug pricing but stepped back from proposals by activists to force pharmaceutical firms to disclose the cost of making medicines...
12:00 2019-05-28

Amnesty International Is Calling for a U.N. Probe Into the Philippine Drug War MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Amnesty International urgently called for international pressure and an immediate U.N. investigation to help end what it says are possible crimes against humanity in t...
10:36 2019-07-08

US Demands El Chapo Forfeit $12.7 Billion In Drug Money Prosecutors on Friday said they were seeking $12.7 billion from convicted Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, based on a conservative estimate of revenues from his cartel's drug sales in.....
03:00 2019-07-06

Oklahoma governor, GOP leaders: drug settlement violates law NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma’s governor and Republican legislative leaders are raising concerns about the state’s proposed $85 million settlement with an opioid manufacturer that has yet ...
01:24 2019-06-15

Malaysia plans to decriminalize drug use to combat addiction Malaysia’s government plans to drop criminal penalties for the possession and use of drugs in small quantities to battle addiction, but stressed the move is not akin to legalizing narcotics....
18:12 2019-06-28

Type 1 diabetes: Drug delays onset by 2 years A placebo-controlled, double-blind trial finds that teplizumab delays the onset of type 1 diabetes by a median of 2 years among high-risk individuals....
19:12 2019-06-10

Philippines slam UN human rights probe of drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to investigate the thousands of killings in the Philippines tied to President Rodrigo Duterte's ongoing war on drugs, a move which the country's forei...
04:12 2019-07-12

Indonesia sentences Frenchman to death for drug crimes Felix Dorfin has been sentenced to death in a surprise verdict after prosecutors asked for a 20-year jail term. Indonesia has some of the world's strictest drug laws — including death by firing squad....
20:24 2019-05-21

Guaido envoy: Venezuelans want out of 'drug cartel regime' Even with support in the international community, self-appointed Venezuelan leader Juan Guaido has failed to oust President Maduro. Has Guaido's movement given false hope to Venezuelans? DW meets his ...
20:24 2019-05-21

Drug-releasing coil in stomach could provide better treatment for TB Some people have to take several tablets each day to treat tuberculosis – a coil threaded with pills and inserted in the stomach offers an alternative...
16:48 2019-05-21

Malaysia plans to decriminalize drug use to battle addiction KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s government plans to drop criminal penalties for the possession and use of drugs in small quantities as a way to battle addiction but stresses it’s ...
10:00 2019-06-28

U.S. drugmakers file lawsuit against requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. drugmakers filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a new government regulation that would require them to disclose the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisemen...
00:12 2019-06-15

Chief of major K-pop label steps down over drug allegations The founder of one of the most successful K-Pop music agencies has stepped down amid accusations that he tried to cover up alleged drug use by one of the company’s artists...
13:48 2019-06-14

Opioid drug defendants ask Oklahoma judge to end case The defendants in Oklahoma's trial against drugmakers are asking a judge to rule in their favor, arguing the state has failed to prove they're responsible for the opioid epidemic....
00:12 2019-07-04

UK PM candidate Johnson dodges question on past drug use Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to succeed Theresa May as British Prime Minister, dodged a question about his past use of drugs on Wednesday, saying that people want to focus on what government can do ...
13:48 2019-06-12

One of Italy's top drug dealers arrested in Brazil after five years on the run Nicola Assisi, member of the organized crime group ’Ndrangheta was arrested with his son and await extradition to ItalyAfter five years on the run, one of Italy’s top cocaine dealers has been arrested...
00:12 2019-07-09

Common acne drug could prevent artery hardening Scientists have identified the mechanism that causes artery hardening and have shown that the antibiotic minocycline can prevent the process in rats....
23:12 2019-06-11

Colombia ex-rebel freed from second detention in drug case BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A top Colombian rebel peace negotiator has been freed from detention for a second time in connection with a highly politicized drug case. A lawyer for Seuxis Hernandez confirme...
20:48 2019-05-30

Scientists synthesize anticancer drug in 'landmark discovery' In a 'landmark in drug discovery,' researchers achieved, for the first time, the total synthesis of a potent anticancer compound called halichondrin....
17:12 2019-06-18

Historic US Drug Bust Nets 16 Tonnes Of Cocaine US authorities said Tuesday they had seized around 16 tonnes of cocaine with an estimated street value of over $1 billion in a historic drug bust aboard a ship at the port of Philadelphia....
03:24 2019-06-19

U.S. group says Novartis MS drug price out of line with benefit A U.S. group that reviews the value of medicines issued a critical report on Novartis's new multiple sclerosis drug Mayzent, calling its $88,561 list price "far out of line" compared with its benefits...
08:12 2019-06-21

Coast Guard siezes alledged drug sub in Pacific The U.S. Coast Guard says a cutter interdicted a submarine suspected of smuggling drugs in the Pacific Ocean. A video shows Coast Guard officers boarding the submarine and ordering those inside to ope...
09:01 2019-07-12

U.S. Reaches $1.4 Billion Opioid-Drug Settlement With U.K.'s Reckitt U.K. consumer-goods company Reckitt Benckiser will pay up to $1.4 billion to settle U.S. investigations into whether its former pharmaceuticals unit organized a multibillion-dollar fraud to drive up s...
14:36 2019-07-11

Man suspected of killing 13-year-old arrested on drug charges Carlos Rivera, of Lawrence, Mass., was charged with two counts of indecent assault and battery on a child under 14 and two counts of distribution of Class B drugs to a minor....
01:00 2019-05-27

Four UK citizens arrested in China days after drug crackdown Four British citizens have been arrested by Chinese authorities in eastern Jiangsu province, the UK Foreign Office said Friday, two days Chinese police announced a drug raid there involving 16 foreign...
13:36 2019-07-12

22 arrested across Europe in swoop on 'dangerous drug gang' Europol says group was involved in drug and cigarette trafficking and assassinationsPolice have arrested 22 suspects in an operation across five countries that dismantled one of Europe’s top criminal ...
12:36 2019-05-22

Dwight Gooden’s son says dad’s drug and booze issues are ‘disappointing’ Troubled Met legend Dwight Gooden’s battles with drugs and booze are “disappointing,” his son told The Post. “Doc” Gooden was busted last month in New Jersey for cocaine possession and driving under t...
10:24 2019-07-14

The Latest: Drug charges against Russian journalist dropped MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on a Russian journalist arrested on drug charges (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Russia’s interior minister says all charges against an investigative journalist arrested on...
18:00 2019-06-11

Former Olympic silver medalist jailed for drug dealing Two-time Olympic cycling silver medalist Jack Bobridge has been jailed for more than four years after being found guilty of dealing drugs following his retirement after the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games ...
07:48 2019-07-05

Many Readers Say No to Idea of Life-Extending Drug, but Yes for Their Dogs “You can’t cheat death,” wrote a reader who echoed many responses to an article about drug tests on dogs to try to slow aging. But others said the goal seemed worthy....
20:36 2019-05-21

Bonnaroo 2019 day one: Over 100 citations and drug-related arrests Police at Bonnaroo have issued at least 100 citations and made at least four arrests as of day two.        ...
04:36 2019-06-15

Drug experts warn southern AZ about ‘purple heroin’ TUCSON – Drug experts are warning southern Arizona residents about a dangerous combination of heroin and carfentanil. “It’s showing up quite a bit so it’s coming,” said Nick Jo...
22:36 2019-06-04

The new faces of hepatitis C: Pregnant women and drug users Hepatitis C was in the rearview mirror. A drug approved in 2014 was found to be so effective in quashing the virus that doctors around the world breathed a sigh of relief. The World Health Organizatio...
01:48 2019-06-18

Pompeo: Hezbollah using Venezuela drug trafficking to ‘make payroll’ A major Iranian-backed terrorist group is using drug trafficking operations in Venezuela to fund operations in the Middle East, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday....
01:12 2019-06-12

Mexican drug cartel operative pleads guilty in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — A high-ranking figure in Mexico’s Sinaloa drug cartel who answered to now-imprisoned drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has entered a guilty plea at a Chicago federal...
19:12 2019-06-27

'Starving' fungus of iron may treat drug-resistant infection New research in mice finds that repurposing a drug for blood disorders can lower iron levels and thus starve Candida albicans of its essential nutrient....
16:36 2019-06-05

Bowel cancer: 3-drug combo may offer alternative to chemo By combining three different drugs, researchers may have found a potential alternative to chemotherapy as a treatment for an advanced form of bowel cancer....
17:48 2019-07-14

Japan police arrest 7 Chinese in mass drug smuggling Japanese authorities have arrested seven Chinese men on suspicion of smuggling what was believed to be a record amount of stimulants by ship-to-ship transfers....
11:00 2019-06-05

International Drug Dealers Behind Sri Lanka Easter Bombings: President International drug syndicates orchestrated Sri Lanka's deadly Easter Sunday bombings, the country's leader claimed Monday, despite earlier blaming the attacks on Islamists....
20:00 2019-07-15

2,200 inmates to be freed from U.S. jails in accordance with drug offender reform act The measure, known as the First Step Act, gives judges more discretion when sentencing some drug offenders, eases mandatory minimum sentences and encourages inmates to participate in programs designed...
01:24 2019-07-14

David Ortiz shooting suspect charged with drug possession NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A suspect in the shooting of former baseball star David Ortiz has been charged with drug and firearm possession in New Jersey. The U.S. attorney’s office in Newark announced ...
19:48 2019-06-20

WHO drug pricing talks may fail to end secrecy, activists fear Governments are working on a drug pricing transparency deal at the World Health Organization's (WHO) annual assembly, but activists said on Thursday they fear crucial costs may be left out, enabling p...
22:12 2019-05-23

Russia drops drug charges against anti-corruption journalist Russian officials dropped charges against a prominent anti-corruption journalist following an outcry from domestic and international media outlets and press freedom advocates....
23:00 2019-06-11

GSK's Dovato suppresses AIDS virus at same levels of three-drug regimen GlaxoSmithKline Plc's two-drug HIV regimen Dovato was successful in suppressing the AIDS-causing virus in patients for six months at the same level of a previous three-drug treatment in a late-stage s...
10:24 2019-07-10

Columbine survivor, addiction speaker died of drug overdose DENVER (AP) — A Colorado coroner has determined a Columbine massacre survivor and addiction recovery advocate died of a drug overdose. The Denver Post reports the Routt County Coroner’s Office s...
04:01 2019-06-14

FDA approves Lilly's migraine drug as first ever cluster headache treatment Eli Lilly and Co's migraine treatment Emgality on Tuesday became the first drug to gain U.S. approval for decreasing the frequency of episodic cluster headache attacks, the Food and Drug Administratio...
23:36 2019-06-04

Parents of slain drug informant to appeal lawsuit dismissal WAHPETON, N.D. (AP) — The attorney for the parents of a North Dakota college student found dead after becoming an informant to drug investigators plan to appeal a judge’s dismissal of their wron...
19:24 2019-05-23

GSK signs up gene-editing pioneers in drug discovery alliance British drugmaker GSK said it has struck a research deal with the early pioneers of a prominent gene-editing technology at the University of California, in a boost to its prospects for developing new ...
14:36 2019-06-13

Brazil airman can face drug charges in Spain and at home RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian air force sergeant accused of attempting to smuggle cocaine into Spain while working in support of a trip by President Jair Bolsonaro will be tried in both countries,...
06:12 2019-06-28

Enforcer of Philippine drug war defends police killing of toddler A former police general who oversaw the bloodiest years of the Philippines' war on drugs shrugged off the killing by police of a 3-year-old girl in a sting operation, saying on Thursday the world was ...
08:12 2019-07-05

Drug charges dropped in alleged setup of Russian journalist In a surprising turnaround, Russia’s interior ministry dropped drug-dealing charges against a prominent investigative reporter Tuesday and promised to go after police officers who allegedly tried to f...
18:48 2019-06-11

Drug cartels' ties to politics in spotlight as Guatemala votes The mayor of Nueva Concepcion, a town on the Pacific coast of Guatemala, stands accused by prosecutors of drug trafficking and money laundering for Mexican cartels that use the coastal route to transp...
07:01 2019-06-14

2 cops shot, suspect killed during Westchester drug raid Two police officers were wounded — and a suspect killed — during a drug raid at a seedy Westchester motel, according to authorities and a local report. The pair — a Greenburgh police sergeant and a Do...
19:36 2019-06-04

Philippine drug war enforcer defends police killing of toddler A former police general who oversaw the bloodiest years of the Philippines' war on drugs on Thursday shrugged off the killing by police of a 3-year-old girl in a sting operation, saying the world was ...
01:48 2019-07-05

Former Philippine police general defends killing of toddler in drug war A former police general who oversaw the bloodiest years of the Philippines' war on drugs shrugged off the killing by police of a three-year-old girl in a sting operation....
09:36 2019-07-05

Judge allows community members to weigh in on drug kingpin’s release A judge in Washington, DC, wants the people who live in a formerly drug-ravaged neighborhood to have a say in whether the one-time kingpin who ruled over it should be let out of prison. US District Ju...
16:36 2019-06-22

The Latest: Putin opposes easing punishments for drug crimes MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Putin’s annual call-in show (all times local): 3:15 p.m. President Vladimir Putin says he’s against easing punishments for drug-related crimes but considers it ...
14:36 2019-06-20

"Shit Happens": Philippine Drug War Enforcer On Police Killing Of Toddler A former police general who oversaw the bloodiest years of the Philippines' war on drugs on Thursday shrugged off the killing by police of a 3-year-old girl in a sting operation, saying the world was....
16:36 2019-07-04

Drug charges against Russian journalist dropped after public outcry Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev announced that the charges against Ivan Golunov were dropped after police found "no proof of his part in a crime."...
20:00 2019-06-11

Big drug distributor pays $22 million to settle U.S. opioid charges Morris & Dickson Co, one of the largest U.S. wholesale drug distributors, agreed to pay $22 million in civil penalties to settle U.S. government charges that it failed to report thousands of suspiciou...
21:48 2019-05-24

Newron delays schizophrenia drug trial after FDA raises concerns Swiss-listed drugmaker Newron must delay a trial of its prospective schizophrenia medicine evenamide after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration raised concerns about central nervous system (CNS) even...
12:00 2019-05-28