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Judge In Opioid Trial Rules Johnson & Johnson Must Pay Oklahoma $572 Million

Judge In Opioid Trial Rules Johnson & Johnson Must Pay Oklahoma $572 Million The first pharmaceutical company to go to trial over the U.S. opioid addiction crisis , which fueled over 70,000 drug overdose deaths in 2017 alone, J&J was accused by the state of "a cynical, deceitful multimillion-dollar brainwashing campaign" to sell opioids as a "magic drug". [Full Article...]

Corporate America Sounds Alarm After Trump Orders Businesses Out of China

Corporate America Sounds Alarm After Trump Orders Businesses Out of China Bush. Trump announced an additional duty on some US$550 billion (RM2.3 trillion) in targeted Chinese goods on Friday, hours after China unveiled retaliatory tariffs on US$75 billion worth of USA goods. The United States accuses China of multiple economic sins, including intellectual property theft, currency manipulation, and forced technology transfer by US companies to their Chinese partners ... [Full Article...]

Rohingya Rally Marks 'Genocide Day' in Bangladesh Camps

Rohingya Rally Marks 'Genocide Day' in Bangladesh Camps The prosecution of key perpetrators is needed urgently, both for those who have lost loved ones as well as those who suffered violence and had to flee their country in fear of their lives. On Thursday Bangladesh's second attempt to start repatriation of Rohingya back to Myanmar faltered after the refugees said they won't return unless their security is ensured and they were granted citizenship i... [Full Article...]

Helicopter, small plane crash in Spain's Mallorca; 7 dead

Helicopter, small plane crash in Spain's Mallorca; 7 dead According to local media, the chopper was on a sightseeing tour and carrying at least one Italian citizen. "My understanding was that it was a last-minute decision the man whose birthday it was should take the bigger helicopter with his family and the other family should catch them up in a vehicle, probably because it was his birthday". [Full Article...]

MAGA: Trump Announces Massive Japanese Trade Deal Potentially Worth 'Billions'

MAGA: Trump Announces Massive Japanese Trade Deal Potentially Worth 'Billions' Trump said the two nations agreed to "every point" of the deal. Lighthizer noted that Japan imports about $14 billion worth of USA agricultural products and said the agreement would open up markets to over $7 billion of such products. "We negotiated to protect Japan's position, our position of agriculture". In 2018, US exports to Japan totaled $120 billion; imports totaled $177 billion. [Full Article...]

G7 leaders give Macron nod to send message to Iran - Elysee source

G7 leaders give Macron nod to send message to Iran - Elysee source Mr Mousavi revealed the trip was to continue discussions between France and Iran and that no meetings would be held with USA officials. Zarif was in Paris on Friday for discussions with Macron and other French officials. Trump's policy of applying "maximum pressure" on Tehran via crippling sanctions has been criticised by European powers and is seen as raising the risk of conflict in the Middl... [Full Article...]

Iranian oil tanker pursued by US says it is going to Turkey

Iranian oil tanker pursued by US says it is going to Turkey London claimed that the vessel loaded with 2.1 million tons of oil, valued at $130 million, was going to violate the boycott against Syria decreed by the European Union. The U.S. sought to keep the tanker impounded in Gibraltar, but authorities in the semiautonomous British territory released the ship last week after rejecting a push by American officials to keep it detained. [Full Article...]

Former Indian finance minister Arun Jaitley passes away at 66

Former Indian finance minister Arun Jaitley passes away at 66 As BJP' foremost and favourite firefighter Arun Jaitley breathed his last on Saturday at 12:07 pm, it was reportedly Union Home Minister Amit Shah who sprung to action first and rushed back to Delhi cutting short his Hyderabad visit. He also spoke to Mr Jaitley's wife and son and expressed condolences. Personally, for me, whenever I have had a personal issue, he was there beside me, gave me st... [Full Article...]

Texas couple die minutes after marriage

Texas couple die minutes after marriage The groom's mother and sister looked on in horror from behind. Harley Morgan, 19, and Rhiannon Boudreaux, 20, were killed in the town of Orange, more than 20 miles east of Beaumont, Texas. "I watched my baby die", she said. "I witnessed my own worst nightmare", she said. It will never go away. "I will see that truck hit my baby and kill my baby every night of my life, the rest of the time th... [Full Article...]

Prince Andrew denies seeing any sex crimes during time with Epstein

Prince Andrew denies seeing any sex crimes during time with Epstein The Duke of York also released a statement Monday after footage emerged last weekend that claimed to show the royal inside the convicted pedophile's NY mansion in 2010 - two years after Epstein first pleaded guilty to sex crimes. He had pled guilty to further sex crimes in 2008, but served just 13 months in prison. "I have tremendous sympathy for all those affected by his actions and behaviour",... [Full Article...]

NASA astronaut accused of stealing her estranged wife's identity from space

NASA astronaut accused of stealing her estranged wife's identity from space McClain admitted that she had accessed Worden's bank account while in space, but insisted that she was just dealing with the couple's interconnected finances. Ms McClain wanted to adopt the child, according to the New York Times's description of the divorce battle, but Ms Worden resisted. Ms McClain, who has since returned to Earth, told the newspaper through her lawyers that she had been che... [Full Article...]

Turkey Vows Not to Quit Army Post Surrounded in Syria

Turkey Vows Not to Quit Army Post Surrounded in Syria Gen. Nicholas Pond said. In January, Hayat Tahrir Al Sham - an alliance led by Syria's former Al Qaeda affiliate - took full control of the region. The recent advances by Assad's forces have put Turkish troops stationed in the region in the firing line. [Full Article...]

Trump caught off-guard by Iran foreign minister's surprise G7 visit

Trump caught off-guard by Iran foreign minister's surprise G7 visit Allies fault his turbulent trade agenda for contributing to a global economic slowdown. Only hours before his arrival in Biarritz Saturday, Trump threatened anew to place tariffs on French wine imports to the United States in a spat over France's digital services tax; the European Union promised to retaliate. [Full Article...]

Joe Walsh announces Trump primary challenge

Joe Walsh announces Trump primary challenge While Walsh stands nearly zero chance in a primary against Trump, who remains hugely popular among Republicans, the Times said he hopes to appeal to conservatives like himself who have soured on Trump. Walsh, an early Trump supporter, has railed against his style of governing. Walsh's team says he is set to travel to and spend "a lot of time" in the key primary states of Iowa and New Hampshi... [Full Article...]

Johnson seeks legal advice on closing Parliament early to cement Brexit

Johnson seeks legal advice on closing Parliament early to cement Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday discussed the "special relationship" between the two countries. However, Johnson said meetings with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron last week had helped his case for a better exit deal. [Full Article...]

Lebanese PM condemns Israeli 'aggression' after drones crash in Beirut

Lebanese PM condemns Israeli 'aggression' after drones crash in Beirut Veteran Israeli analyst Amos Yadlin said in a lengthy twitter thread that the Israeli strike proved "a wide, multi-dimensional (geographic, operational, intelligence, technological) campaign is waged in the Middle East, far beyond last night's strike in Syria ". [Full Article...]

China promises to fight back in escalating trade war

China promises to fight back in escalating trade war Jennifer Hillman, a professor at Georgetown University's School of Law and a former general counsel in the office of the US Trade Representative, said on Twitter that she does not believe that Trump can invoke the IEEPA because he hasn't met the "prerequisites". [Full Article...]

Bernie Sanders Unveils His Own $16.3 Trillion Green New Deal

Bernie Sanders Unveils His Own $16.3 Trillion Green New Deal While the Vermont senator had already endorsed the sweeping Democratic proposal to combat climate change and had teamed up with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of NY on climate legislation, Sanders' climate plan provides the most detail yet on how he envisions the climate change moonshot taking shape if he is elected president. [Full Article...]

Pompeo tells Trudeau US focused on release of two Canadians in China

Pompeo tells Trudeau US focused on release of two Canadians in China Pompeo was visiting Ottawa for the day ahead of a weekend summit of the Group of Seven industrialized nations in France where relations with China are set to be discussed. Officials say the wide range of issues to be discussed include the ongoing tensions in Hong Kong, where pro-democracy protests have been escalating for weeks, sparked by proposed legislation that would have seen some suspec... [Full Article...]

Hong Kong police fire tear gas in clash with protesters

Hong Kong police fire tear gas in clash with protesters Paulina Dedaj is a writer/ reporter for Fox News. Paul Au, 62, the owner of a record store, previously participated in several protest movements in Hong Kong , including after the deadly crackdown on the Tiananmen Square protests in 1989. [Full Article...]


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