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The Opioid Files

‘Ship, ship, ship’: Drug firms’ emails show indifference to crisis

A court filing unsealed in a landmark case contends the drug industry failed to control the diversion of opioids into the black market.
(Source: U.S. District Court)
(Source: U.S. District Court)
Mingo County, W. Va.
38,269,630 pain pills supplied from 2006-2012
203 pills per person

For ‘client’ Jeffrey Epstein, an unlocked cell in a Florida jail

Documents shed new light on the apparent deference granted to the financier while in the custody of Palm Beach County.
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Trump tells aides to look for big spending cuts if he wins a second term

President Trump’s mixed messaging on the debt is seeding confusion about his budget priorities for the short term and the long term.

Trump returns to attacking 4 minority congresswomen

The Democrats in question “can’t get away with” criticizing the U.S., President Trump told reporters, a statement that is at odds with the Constitution.
César Pelli
1926–2019
His globe-spanning work included the Petronas Towers, a twin-spire skyscraper in Malaysia that was briefly the world’s tallest structure.
The senator expressed frustration that the details of a tense dispute between his campaign staffers, who are unionized, and upper management became public.
The Vatican also barred Michael Bransfield from residing in his former diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, but stopped short of defrocking him.
The sports network’s pitfalls of the moment are familiar to any corporation that has had to navigate the Trump era.
The report from Iranian state TV gave no details, but according to operators of the British-registered Stena Impero, the ship was “approached” by small craft and a helicopter while in international waters at the mouth of the Persian Gulf.
The firings of two professors at Emory University underscores the roiling debate over how to preserve the culture of free academic exchange while preventing China and other nations from abusing that trust.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit said a lower court probably “abused its discretion” by not allowing an immediate appeal that the president requested.
An awkward exchange with Nobel laureate Nadia Murad was just one of several when the president met with survivors of religious persecution this week.
(Reuters)
(Reuters)
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Special Report
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