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Opioid maker Insys paid kickbacks to physician assistant, jury hears

CONCORD, N.H. (Reuters) – A former Insys Therapeutics Inc sales representative now married to the drugmaker’s ex-CEO said on Wednesday she arranged to…

Aging Japan: Dementia puts financial assets of the elderly at risk

Aging Japan: Dementia puts financial assets of the elderly at risk

TOKYO (Reuters) – Yumiko Okubo, 71, had forgotten how to heat up food. Eiichi Okubo (top), 71, speaks to his wife Yumiko, 68,…

Salmonella linked to beef produced by JBS Tolleson sickens over 300

Salmonella linked to beef produced by JBS Tolleson sickens over 300

(Reuters) – As many as 333 people have been infected with salmonella strain linked to beef products of JBS Tolleson Inc, the U.S.…

Physician assistant faces U.S. trial over Insys opioid kickbacks

Physician assistant faces U.S. trial over Insys opioid kickbacks

(Reuters) – A former physician assistant is set to face trial in New Hampshire on Wednesday over charges he accepted kickbacks from Insys…

China reports new African swine fever outbreaks in Sichuan, Qinghai provinces

China reports new African swine fever outbreaks in Sichuan, Qinghai provinces

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s agriculture ministry said on Wednesday two new African swine fever outbreaks were confirmed in Sichuan and Qinghai provinces. The…

Weeding out foreigners: strains over Thailand's legalization of marijuana

Weeding out foreigners: strains over Thailand's legalization of marijuana

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand is set to become the first Asian country to legalize medical marijuana, but a battle is brewing between local…

Many young physicians don't get doctor-recommended child and family leave

Many young physicians don't get doctor-recommended child and family leave

(Reuters Health) – – Physicians training at many of the top U.S. medical schools get much less time off for childbearing and family…

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Media captionJohnson: We need to get positive agenda across Boris Johnson has told his fellow Brexiteers they should not “gloat” about the UK’s departure from the EU, which…

Media captionJuncker: Superstate claims ‘total nonsense’ The president of the European Commission has said claims he wants to create a European “superstate” are “total nonsense”. Jean-Claude Juncker said…

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Image copyright Free Nazanin Image caption Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was detained in Iran when she was visiting her parents with he infant daughter A charity has asked the UN…

Labour wants to strengthen the rights of tenants to keep a pet in their properties as part of a package of proposed animal welfare measures. Some rental agreements…

Media captionArlene Foster outlines talks proposals on Irish language Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster has said there will be no free-standing Irish Language act. She told BBC…

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Insurance claims for latest California wildfires top $9 billion

Insurance claims for latest California wildfires top $9 billion

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Insurance claims from the recent spate of California wildfires, including one ranked as the most deadly and destructive in state history, have topped $9…

Three rescued from West Virginia mine may have been seeking copper scrap

Three rescued from West Virginia mine may have been seeking copper scrap

(Reuters) – Rescuers on Wednesday found alive three people who had been lost in a West Virginia mine for four days after crawling in through a ventilation shaft,…

South Carolina boy, 16, pleads guilty in school shooting rampage

South Carolina boy, 16, pleads guilty in school shooting rampage

(Reuters) – A 16-year-old South Carolina boy pleaded guilty on Wednesday to murder and attempted murder charges stemming from the 2016 slaying of his father and shooting rampage…

Chicago mayor pushes bond sale, constitutional change to aid pensions

Chicago mayor pushes bond sale, constitutional change to aid pensions

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Mayor Rahm Emanuel laid out a multi-pronged plan on Wednesday to tackle Chicago’s huge pension burden, urging the city council to approve the issuance of…

United Airlines to add international routes from San Francisco

United Airlines to add international routes from San Francisco

FILE PHOTO: A customer is reflected in a screen showing the schedule times of United at Newark International airport in New Jersey , November 15, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/File…

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‘Not many teams dominate Juve’ – just how impressive was Spurs’ comeback?

‘Not many teams dominate Juve’ – just how impressive was Spurs’ comeback?

Harry Kane has scored more goals (nine) in his first nine Champions League matches than anyone else Tottenham’s comeback from 2-0 down to draw away…

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What is the smallest football ground a European champion has lost at? – The Guardian

What is the smallest football ground a European champion has lost at? – The Guardian

“Real Madrid recently lost 3-0 to Eibar in a stadium that holds just 7,000 people,” begins…

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Twitter's Jack Dorsey answers critics of Myanmar meditation retreat

Twitter's Jack Dorsey answers critics of Myanmar meditation retreat

Image copyright Getty Images Twitter boss Jack Dorsey has responded to criticism of his 10-day meditation…

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The longest-range business jet ever

The longest-range business jet ever

(CNN) — You’ve seen the French sauntering around with slender baguettes under their arms or sporting…

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Emptying wallet shuts German motorway

Emptying wallet shuts German motorway

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Up to €900 was recovered from a motorway by police…