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New York, states reach $700 million settlement with Reckitt over opioid probes

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(Reuters) – New York and other states have reached a $700 million settlement deal with Reckitt Benckiser over allegations that the drug distributor improperly marketed a drug to treat opioid addiction, New York Attorney General Letitia James said on Wednesday. The deal is a part of an up to $1.4 billion settlement agreed to in Read More

Rose McGowan sues Weinstein over ‘silencing attempts’

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Actress Rose McGowan has filed a lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein, his ex-lawyers and a private intelligence agency, accusing them of trying to silence her. McGowan was one of the first people to accuse Mr Weinstein of rape in 2017. She claims Mr Weinstein and his team conspired to discredit her after they heard she was Read More

Asian shares edge up as earnings, geopolitics sway sentiment

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares pulled ahead on Thursday as corporate earnings and a ceasefire in northern Syria helped prop up sentiment, though the backdrop of trade and brexit uncertainties was enough to prevent a decisive shift towards riskier assets. FILE PHOTO: Pedestrians are reflected in a window in front of a board displaying stock Read More

British officials create 41-mile detour for 65-foot-long road closure

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Talk about taking the long way home. Motorists in southwest England will need to pay special attention when driving through Dorset County next week, where officials are putting a 41-mile detour around a 65-foot stretch of construction work. The diversion will take drivers along several roads and into another county before heading back into Dorset County. Read More

Buttigieg says he’s used marijuana ‘handful’ of times, defends call for nationwide decriminalization

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LAS VEGAS – Many Democrats seeking to unseat President Trump in 2020 are calling for decriminalizing marijuana possession on the federal level — including South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who told reporters Wednesday he’s tried the drug a “handful” of times in the past. “I have, a handful of times, a long time ago, and Read More

Trump campaign trolls Biden after buying URL named for his Latino campaign

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Just after the Biden campaign rolled out a Latino voter outreach program Wednesday, the Trump campaign quickly figured out another way to “own the libs” by buying the URL for Biden’s new campaign slogan. Presidential hopefulJoe Biden, who spent the day campaigning across Pennsylvania and Iowa, announced “Todos Con Biden” to drum up a network Read More

Asian shares edge up; investors anxious over earnings, Brexit

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares pulled ahead on Thursday with corporate earnings buffeting trading as investors remained anxious about the business impact of the Sino-U.S. trade war while Brexit uncertainties kept overall sentiment in check. FILE PHOTO: Passersby are reflected on a screen displaying graphs of market indices outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, August Read More

House Republicans storm impeachment inquiry deposition: What went down

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CAPITOL HILL – Fox News learned in more detail how things went down Wednesday in the House Intelligence Committee when 25-30 House Republicans barged into a closed-door deposition of Pentagon official Laura Cooper. Sources said House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., summoned House Sergeant at Arms Paul Irving to deal with the deluge of members who were Read More

RPT-FOCUS-Teva’s proposed opioid settlement could cost drugmaker pennies on the dollar

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NEW YORK/BOSTON (Reuters) – Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd’s proposed $23 billion drug giveaway to settle thousands of U.S. opioid lawsuits will likely cost the company a fraction of that figure due to how it has valued those medicines, according to a Reuters review of pricing data and industry analysts. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Teva Read More

Microsoft forecasts cloud sales above expectations

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(Reuters) – Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) on Wednesday forecast sales for its cloud computing services that topped analysts’ estimates, even as quarterly growth slows for its Azure business. FILE PHOTO: An employee uses an augmented reality headset at Microsoft’s new Oxford Circus store ahead of its opening in London, Britain July 9, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson Microsoft Read More