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Oxycontin maker Purdue settles Oklahoma opioid case at $270 million

Oxycontin maker Purdue settles Oklahoma opioid case at $270 million Bellone says he hopes NY will win funding that can be used for substance abuse treatment and to help change the way drugs are marketed. Purdue Pharma is directly in the bullseye because OxyContin was so widely used and its marketing practices have been blamed. [Full Article...]

Top South Korean, US diplomats to hold meeting in Washington

Top South Korean, US diplomats to hold meeting in Washington At a meeting in Singapore last June, President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un issued a joint statement that said the North "commits to work toward complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula". "I still see a potential although as yet undemonstrated the capability to match a nuclear weapon with an intercontinental ballistic missile, and I think it's incumbent on the Un... [Full Article...]

Death toll in Dhaka high-rise blaze reaches 19 as search continues

Death toll in Dhaka high-rise blaze reaches 19 as search continues Banani, the area where the fire broke out, is a busy commercial district with multistorey buildings housing offices, universities and restaurants. Responding to a query, Dhaka Electric Supply Company Limited (Desco) Engineer Md Imran Hossain, Said: "The electrical supply line on top of the building has been disconnected to avoid a further deterioration of the ongoing situation". [Full Article...]

Five missiles launched against Israel from Gaza Strip

Five missiles launched against Israel from Gaza Strip More than 200 Palestinians have been killed and thousands more injured by Israeli forces. Israeli security forces clash with Arab protesters at the Gaza Strip, March 30, 2019. The week before the anniversary saw a flare-up of cross-border violence after a rocket fired from Gaza wounded seven Israelis north of Tel Aviv on Monday. [Full Article...]

Euan McColm: Election gets my vote, to end Brexit farce

Euan McColm: Election gets my vote, to end Brexit farce MPs voted 344-286 against May's 585-page EU Withdrawal Agreement, agreed to after two years of tortuous negotiations with the European bloc. The former education secretary - touted as a possible "unity" prime minister - added: "It may well be that if you end up with a cross-party approach to finding a majority in the House of Commons it might be that you need a cross-party approach to implemen... [Full Article...]

Thousands attend remembrance service for Christchurch mosque attacks

Thousands attend remembrance service for Christchurch mosque attacks Christchurch mayor Lianne Dalziel said the March 15 rampage by a white supremacist gunman that claimed 50 lives "was an attack on us all ". Christchurch's Hagley Park was packed with thousands on Friday morning, as New Zealanders and global representatives - including Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Opposition leader Bill Shorten - paid their respects. [Full Article...]

Hundreds protest against Brexit at Irish border

Hundreds protest against Brexit at Irish border Mrs May saw her third Brexit deal defeated in the House of Commons by 344 votes to 286, which meant the United Kingdom missed a deadline to delay Brexit to May 22. The party's Brexit spokeswoman Lisa Chambers said a no-deal Brexit remained a distinct possibility and that intensive efforts must now be made to avoid such a "catastrophic outcome". [Full Article...]

IDF: 5500 Palestinians protesting along border, some throwing rocks

IDF: 5500 Palestinians protesting along border, some throwing rocks Although Hamas cancelled its typical Friday protests in preparation for the anniversary, dozens of Palestinians still demonstrated at the Israeli frontier. At least 258 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire since the protests began on March 30 a year ago, most during the border clashes. Since 30 March, 2018, Palestinian citizens have been holding demonstrations in "Return Camps", i... [Full Article...]

Turn off your lights for "Earth Hour"

Turn off your lights for Earth Hour is an global initiative that requires people, government offices, workplaces, and other urban centres to switch off the non-essential lights in a symbolic call for environmental protection. India Gate during the Earth Hour observance in 2017. Last year's event was observed in more than 7,000 towns and cities in 187 countries, according to organisers. [Full Article...]

Red Cross ready to aid Venezuela, warns against politics

Red Cross ready to aid Venezuela, warns against politics The group within 15 days could begin providing assistance, and expects that it will initially be able to help 650,000 of the most needy citizens in the country of around 30 million inhabitants, he said. Instead of focusing on this cooperation, it might be better to focus on the dramatic increase in the US's own military activity around Venezuela's borders, which has substantially recently, the min... [Full Article...]

Soto pushes bill seeking to make Puerto Rico 51st state

Soto pushes bill seeking to make Puerto Rico 51st state Rossello, who is not known for bombastic language, said he was speaking metaphorically, and he wanted Trump to know "It would be a mistake to confuse courtesy with courage". San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz criticized the move toward statehood. "The president talked yesterday about four or five Republican senators he was putting together to try and advance this issue", Diamond said, "to try an... [Full Article...]

Linda McMahon Reportedly Resigning From Donald Trump's Administration

Linda McMahon Reportedly Resigning From Donald Trump's Administration Linda and her husband Vince McMahon have been friendly with the Trump family dating back to the 1980s when they ran WrestleMania IV and V from Trump Plaza in Atlantic City. "Linda is going to be a phenomenal leader and champion for small businesses and unleash America's entrepreneurial spirit all across the country". McMahon is expected to hold a top spot in the PAC, according to the source. [Full Article...]

Canada issues United Kingdom travel warning after Brexit vote

Canada issues United Kingdom travel warning after Brexit vote May made her first splash by telling her Tories at an annual conference to stop being "the nasty party" if they wanted to unseat then-popular Labour leader Tony Blair. "Things could now go south very quickly", he said. But when it came to the specifics of Britain's relationship with Europe, the issues that dominated were those of "taking back control of our borders", and "taking back control of ou... [Full Article...]

'Very Grave': Theresa May's Brexit Deal Fails For the Third Time

'Very Grave': Theresa May's Brexit Deal Fails For the Third Time The Prime Minister has been urged by some in her own cabinet to embrace a no-deal Brexit . Britain now has until April 12 to tell the European Union what it plans to do next. The protest march which started on March 16 in Sunderland, north east England, finishes on Friday March 29 in Parliament Square, London, on what was the original date for Brexit to happen before the recent extension. [Full Article...]

Pauline Hanson Says Footage Of One Nation Meeting With NRA Was 'Edited'

Pauline Hanson Says Footage Of One Nation Meeting With NRA Was 'Edited' He said he had consulted former Prime Minister John Howard who in 1998, went further than Mr Morrison and ordered One Nation be put last. Two of her most senior officials are also in strife after they were filmed talking about soliciting donations from the USA gun lobby, in a bid to empower them to overturn strict Australian firearm laws passed after the deadly mass shooting. [Full Article...]

'Call of Duty' swatter to serve 20 years in prison

'Call of Duty' swatter to serve 20 years in prison Tyler Barriss , 26, of Los Angeles, California, pleaded guilty last November in U.S. District Court in Wichita, Kansas, to charges stemming from the December 2017 incident as well as dozens of similar hoax calls in which no one was hurt. Authorities said he used a false name to report that he shot and killed his father, was holding his mother and brother at gunpoint, and was threatening to set f... [Full Article...]

House fails to override Trump's border wall veto

House fails to override Trump's border wall veto Lawmakers voted 248-181 in favor of overturning his veto , mostly along party lines, but that was 38 votes shy of the number needed for the required two-thirds majority. Katko warned that Trump would set a risky precedent by diverting $6.7 billion from the military and other programs to finance the border wall. Congress, to which the Constitution assigned control over spending, voted weeks ago ... [Full Article...]

Woman with two wombs gives birth twice in 1 month

Woman with two wombs gives birth twice in 1 month An ultrasound, which Sultana did not undergo during her first pregnancy , revealed that the new mother was pregnant with twins, despite it being less than a month since she gave birth. "[It's likely that] three eggs ovulated and were fertilised at the same time during her fertile period which resulted in three embryos". "It sounds bad now, but I asked them to take her away as I was so confuse... [Full Article...]

CT lawmakers have roles in ongoing Trump investigations

CT lawmakers have roles in ongoing Trump investigations Democrats on the panel say they want Trump's tax returns to make sure the president has no conflicts of interest when it comes to trade or tax policy. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, former CIA Director John Brennan, former FBI Director James Comey and other FBI figures. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) told Sean Hannity Monday that he still wants to find out whether Hillary Clinton... [Full Article...]

Trump threatens to shut down US-Mexico border ‘NEXT WEEK’

Trump threatens to shut down US-Mexico border ‘NEXT WEEK’ The latest threats came in a series of Twitter posts amid reports that a surge of migrants in El Paso, Texas, threatened to overwhelm border protection officials there. "CBP is facing an unprecedented humanitarian and border security crisis all along our southwest border". "Yesterday, that record was broken again-4,117 in a single day". [Full Article...]


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