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Use of OxyContin profits to fight opioids formally approved

Use of OxyContin profits to fight opioids formally approved

Use of OxyContin profits to fight opioids formally approved A judge formally approved a plan Friday to turn OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma into a new company no longer owned by members of the Sackler family and with its profits going to fight the opioid epidemic By GEOFF MULVIHILL Associated Press September 18, 2021, 1:53 AM...

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NTSB to investigate Tesla crash in Florida that left 2 dead

NTSB to investigate Tesla crash in Florida that left 2 dead

NTSB to investigate Tesla crash in Florida that left 2 dead Federal officials say they will investigate a fiery Tesla crash that left two people dead in South Florida ByThe Associated Press September 18, 2021, 1:08 AM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Federal officials said...

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SEC charges Florida man for insider trading of Mylan stock

SEC charges Florida man for insider trading of Mylan stock

SEC charges Florida man for insider trading of Mylan stock A former executive at pharmaceutical company Mylan has pleaded guilty to insider trading in the company’s securities ByThe Associated Press September 17, 2021, 10:01 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article NEW YORK — A former executive at pharmaceutical company...

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EXPLAINER: Why World Bank is under fire over set of rankings

EXPLAINER: Why World Bank is under fire over set of rankings

EXPLAINER: Why World Bank is under fire over set of rankings WASHINGTON — Under fire for allegations that it bowed to pressure from China and other governments, the World Bank has dropped a popular report that ranked countries by how welcoming they are to businesses. The report is important to many companies and investors around...

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How major US stock indexes fared Friday

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

How major US stock indexes fared Friday Stocks closed lower on Wall Street Friday, marking a feeble ending to an up-and-down week of trading By The Associated Press September 17, 2021, 8:25 PM • 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article Stocks closed lower on Wall Street Friday, marking a feeble ending...

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Protagonist, Schlumberger fall; Invesco, Thermo Fisher rise

Protagonist, Schlumberger fall; Invesco, Thermo Fisher rise

Protagonist, Schlumberger fall; Invesco, Thermo Fisher rise Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Friday: Protagonist, Schlumberger fall; Invesco, Thermo Fisher rise ByThe Associated Press September 17, 2021, 8:19 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article NEW YORK — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes...

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Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities, and foreign exchange levels By The Associated Press September 17, 2021, 7:16 PM • 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article Benchmark U.S. crude oil for October delivery fell 64 cents at $71.97 a...

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Man sentenced to 12 years in $200 million phone-fraud scheme

Man sentenced to 12 years in $200 million phone-fraud scheme

Man sentenced to 12 years in $200 million phone-fraud scheme A Pakistan resident has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for a conspiracy to “unlock” phones from AT&T’s network, a scheme that the company says cost it more than $200 million ByThe Associated Press September 17, 2021, 6:49 PM • 3 min read Share...

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Start of school year fuels California job growth in August

Start of school year fuels California job growth in August

Start of school year fuels California job growth in August California’s unemployment rate declined slightly in August as the state added 104,300 new jobs for the month By ADAM BEAM Associated Press September 17, 2021, 6:40 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Public school teachers and...