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  • OKLAHOMA CITY/ BOSTON, June 30- Oklahoma on Friday joined growing litigation over claims drugmakers misrepresented the risks of opioid painkillers, as New Hampshire cleared a hurdle in its own probe of the role played by companies in the national addiction epidemic. Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter filed a lawsuit in Cleveland County District Court...

  • NEW YORK, June 9- For the last U.S.-based manufacturer of the red and white striped candy cane that is a ubiquitous North American holiday season treat, the sugar supply deal struck between Mexico and Washington is anything but sweet. The competitors of Ohio- based Spangler Candy Co have, over the years, moved their plants south to Mexico and beyond to gain...

  • NEW YORK, June 9- For the last U.S.-based manufacturer of the red and white striped candy cane that is a ubiquitous North American holiday season treat, the sugar supply deal struck between Mexico and Washington is anything but sweet. The competitors of Ohio- based Spangler Candy Co have, over the years, moved their plants south to Mexico and beyond to gain...

  • Ohio on Wednesday became the latest, and largest, state or local government to bring an opioid lawsuit, suing Purdue Pharma LP, Johnson& Johnson's Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc unit, Endo International Plc, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd's and Allergan Plc.. Mississippi, counties in New York and California and the city of Chicago have filed similar lawsuits...

  • CHICAGO, May 19- U.S. states collected less personal income tax revenue in April than they did a year earlier, a Reuters analysis shows, and analysts said they believed high earners were shifting income to next year, hoping for tax cuts from the federal government. Removing outliers Louisiana and Oregon, which had big gains due to technical factors, magnified the...

  • BOSTON, May 9- Insys Therapeutics Inc's chief executive said on Tuesday it was working to resolve a U.S. Justice Department probe, after prosecutors accused several former executives of leading a scheme to bribe doctors to prescribe a fentanyl-based pain medication. Saeed Motahari, who took over as the Arizona- based drugmaker's CEO just over three weeks ago,...

  • May 4- TransCanada Corp said on Thursday it would sell its remaining 49.3 percent interest in Iroquois Gas Transmission System LP and an 11.8 percent stake in Portland Natural Gas Transmission System for $765 million. The deal value comprises $597 million in cash and the assumption of $168 million in proportionate debt at Iroquois and PNGTS, Transcanada said.

  • BUFFALO, New York, April 21- Laicie Manzella lived in a rundown house on Buffalos east side when three of her children tested with dangerously high levels of lead in their blood. A Reuters investigation found at least four city zip codes here where 40 percent of children tested from 2006 to 2014 had high lead levels, making Buffalo among the most dangerous lead...

  • NEW YORK, March 29- A U.S. judge dismissed a lawsuit claiming that the hit CBS comedy "The Big Bang Theory" borrowed lyrics without permission for "Soft Kitty," a song used on several episodes of the show. The lawsuit had been brought in December 2015 by the daughters of Edith Newlin, a New Hampshire nursery school teacher who had written the nearly identical poem "Warm...

  • That hands-off stance ended this month when Republican AGs voted to abandon the agreement and spend money to help unseat Democrats in other states, according to the Republican Attorneys General Association. The move comes as Democratic attorneys general in states across the country have assumed lead roles in opposing some of Republican President Donald...

  • WASHINGTON, March 21- Republicans considering whether or not to back U.S. As Trump and leaders in the House round up support for the bill ahead of a planned Thursday vote, some groups are threatening to retaliate against those who do support it, including the Club for Growth, the Heritage Foundation's political arm, and Americans for Prosperity, which is part of the...

  • WASHINGTON, March 21- Republicans considering whether or not to back U.S. As Trump and leaders in the House round up support for the bill ahead of a planned Thursday vote, some groups are threatening to retaliate against those who do support it, including the Club for Growth, the Heritage Foundation's political arm, and Americans for Prosperity, which is part of the...

  • NEW YORK, March 16- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday said the city would suffer huge cuts to a wide array of services and capital funding, jeopardizing everything from housing inspections and senior services to transit projects and counter-terrorism efforts, under President Donald Trump's proposed federal budget. "New York City is directly in the...

  • The cold took a toll on Washington D.C.' s famed cherry trees, many of which had reached their bloom cycle's "puffy white" stage when they were damaged by temperatures of 27 degrees Fahrenheit or below, the National Park Service said. The rare mid-March "nor'easter" was tapering off over upstate New York and northern New England after dumping as much as a foot of snow...

  • The cold took a toll on Washington D.C.' s famed cherry trees, many of which had reached their bloom cycle's "puffy white" stage when they were damaged by temperatures of 27 degrees Fahrenheit or below, the National Park Service said. The rare mid-March "nor'easter" was tapering off over upstate New York and northern New England after dumping as much as a foot of snow...

  • The rare mid-March "nor'easter" was tapering off over upstate New York and northern New England after dumping as much as a foot of snow with gale-force winds throughout the region on Tuesday, the weather service said. Amtrak said its trains would operate on a modified schedule between New York City and Boston and between New York City and Albany on Wednesday.

  • TORONTO, March 14- Canada's biggest airport canceled more than a hundred flights on Tuesday as a late winter storm brought more snow to southern Ontario, forcing several colleges to suspend classes. Sheridan College, Brock University, Mohawk College and McMaster University all in Ontario province were closed, according to a local media report.

  • Feb 28- The maker of Kona craft beer was sued on Tuesday by two California shoppers who claim they were deceived into believing the beer was made in Hawaii, causing them to overpay for it. Sara Cilloni and Simone Zimmer said Craft Brew Alliance Inc misleads consumers about the origin of its Kona Brewing Co beers, saying the fifth-largest U.S. craft brewer makes them...

  • Feb 28- The maker of Kona craft beer was sued on Tuesday by two California shoppers who claim they were deceived into believing the beer was made in Hawaii, causing them to overpay for it. Sara Cilloni and Simone Zimmer said Craft Brew Alliance Inc misleads consumers about the origin of its Kona Brewing Co beers, saying the fifth-largest U.S. craft brewer actually...

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