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Purdue Pharma owners hid millions in Swiss banks: NY AG

The family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma used Swiss bank accounts to conceal the transfer of millions of dollars from the company to themselves, New York state’s attorney general contends in court papers ...

Purdue Pharma owners hid millions in Swiss banks: NY AG

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Virginia sues Sackler family, owners of Purdue Pharma, over opioid crisis Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced Wednesday the state is suing owners of Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, for their role in the nationwide opioids crisis....
01:32, 09/12/2019

What does Purdue Pharma's bankruptcy filing actually mean? What cases is Purdue caught up in and who else is involved and what happens next? Here’s what you need to knowPurdue Pharma, the maker of the controversial prescription painkiller OxyContin, has filed for bankruptcy in federal court. The move is part of a tentative agreement it says will provide $10...
13:32, 09/19/2019

Purdue Pharma looking for 'resolution' to 2,000 opioid lawsuits In the wake of a landmark opioid ruling this week, the owners of Purdue Pharma are seriously considering a mega-settlement that would pay between $10 billion and $12 billion and bankrupt the company....
14:00, 08/28/2019

Factbox: What's next for OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP filed for bankruptcy protection after reaching a partial deal to resolve more than 2,600 lawsuits alleging it helped fuel the U.S. opioid crisis....
04:00, 09/17/2019

Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy. Here's what it means Purdue Pharma is framing its bankruptcy filing as an opportunity to cut red tape and provide billions in settlement cash to curb the opioid crisis.        ...
22:00, 09/16/2019

Purdue Pharma Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy The filing is a centerpiece of an agreement to settle thousands of cases against the company for its role in the opioids crises. But it is expected to be vigorously contested by a group of 26 states....
08:02, 09/16/2019

5 more states sue Purdue Pharma over U.S. opioid crisis The attorneys general in five states are suing the maker of the popular opioid OxyContin, saying marketing of the drug has fueled America's addiction crisis....
22:48, 05/16/2019

Five more US states sue Purdue Pharma over its role in opioid crisis Wisconsin, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland and West Virginia join several dozen other states, alleging company pushed false claims such as ‘we sell hope in a bottle’Five more US states sued painkiller maker Purdue Pharma on Thursday, alleging misconduct in the marketing and sales of opioids such as the compa...
22:48, 05/16/2019

How the family behind Purdue Pharma and OxyContin became nonprofit pariahs The family behind Purdue Pharma, the makers of OxyContin, has closed down all new funding of nonprofits while it deals with myriad lawsuits related to its role in the opioid crisis....
00:16, 06/01/2019

California sues OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma California on Monday became the latest state to sue the pharmaceutical company behind the painkiller OxyContin, alleging it falsely promoted the drug as not addictive even as it emerged as one of the most widely abused in the U.S....
02:16, 06/04/2019

Purdue Pharma, Maker of OxyContin, Files for Bankruptcy The filing is a centerpiece of an agreement to settle thousands of cases against the company for its role in the opioids crises. But it is expected to be vigorously contested by many states....
15:16, 09/16/2019

Purdue Pharma Hit With Fresh Round of Opioid Lawsuits Six more states launched legal actions this week against Purdue Pharma alleging the company misled the public and medical communities about the addictive risks of its OxyContin prescription painkiller....
21:32, 05/16/2019

Five U.S. states sue Purdue Pharma over marketing, selling of opioids Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, including OxyContin, contributing to a nationwide epidemic....
17:48, 05/16/2019

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy The US company said its bankruptcy filings form part of a settlement with two dozen states worth more than $10 billion. Purdue Pharma is accused of fueling the US opioid crisis, which has killed nearly 400,000 people....
11:00, 09/16/2019

Purdue Pharma in Talks to Resolve Opioid Cases Through Bankruptcy OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, are in talks with state and local governments to resolve more than 2,000 opioid cases in a deal valued at between $10 billion and $12 billion....
03:16, 08/28/2019

Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy in face of 2,000 opioid lawsuits Purdue Pharma, the embattled US drugmaker accused of helping to fuel the opioid drug crisis, has filed for bankruptcy in the face of more than 2,000 lawsuits across the country....
12:32, 09/16/2019

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative opioid settlement with some: sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP reached a tentative agreement with some plaintiffs to resolve litigation over its alleged role in fueling the U.S. opioid crisis and plans to tussle with states opposing the settlement offer in bankruptcy proceedings as soon as next week, people familiar with the mat...
03:48, 09/12/2019

Five state attorneys general sue Purdue Pharma over opioid crisis The attorneys general for West Virginia, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland and Wisconsin announced Thursday that they are suing Purdue Pharma and former director Dr. Richard Sackler for their role in the opioid crisis, saying that they marketed drugs illegally....
22:32, 05/16/2019

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy protection OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP filed for bankruptcy protection Sunday night, succumbing to pressure from more than 2,600 lawsuits alleging the company helped fuel the deadly U.S. opioid epidemic....
08:01, 09/16/2019

Purdue Pharma Tentatively Settles Thousands of Opioid Cases The company and its owners, members of the Sackler family, have tentatively reached the first comprehensive settlement in thousands of cases nationwide....
00:00, 09/12/2019

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative opioid settlement: sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP reached a tentative agreement with some plaintiffs to resolve widespread litigation over its alleged role in fueling the U.S. opioid crisis and plans to tussle with states opposing its settlement offer in bankruptcy proceedings starting as soon as next week, people f...
21:48, 09/11/2019

Purdue OxyContin settlement would rank among largest in pharma history OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP has reached a tentative multibillion-dollar agreement with some plaintiffs aimed at settling thousands of lawsuits over its alleged role in the U.S. opioid crisis, Reuters reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
05:32, 09/12/2019

JP Morgan cuts ties with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma Purdue, owned by the wealthy Sackler family, faces thousands of lawsuits claiming that the company marketed addictive painkillers while underplaying the risks of abuse and overdose....
04:48, 05/24/2019

Purdue Pharma Faces Internal Challenges on Top of Opioid Lawsuits OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is struggling with slumping sales, a shrinking workforce and restructuring problems as it battles lawsuits related to the opioid crisis....
17:00, 06/30/2019

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative settlement in opioid lawsuits Purdue Pharma has reached a deal for up to $12 billion to settle the thousands of lawsuits it faced for the role its notorious painkiller OxyContin played in fueling the opioid epidemic. Helmed by the billionaire Sackler family, Purdue reached the agreement Wednesday with 23 state governments and 2,...
02:17, 09/13/2019

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative deal over opioid lawsuits OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma has reached a tentative multibillion-dollar settlement that will see the company file for bankruptcy in order to resolve lawsuits with 23 states and 2,300 local governments....
15:48, 09/12/2019

At least 16 states reject settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma WASHINGTON NBC — Top legal officials in 27 states and territories and lawyers for more than 2,000 cities and counties announced Wednesday they had agreed to a tentative multi-billion-dollar settlement with Purdue Pharma, the maker of the opioid OxyContin, for its role in the opioid crisis. At least ...
22:48, 09/12/2019

Five more U.S. states sue OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over opioid epidemic Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, escalating the wave of litigation over a nationwide abuse epidemic....
19:48, 05/16/2019

Purdue Pharma: Oxycontin maker faces lawsuits from nearly every US state California, Maine and Hawaii join at least 45 states accusing company of putting ‘profits over people’ amid opioids crisisThe states of California, Maine and Hawaii on Monday joined dozens of others in suing the pharmaceutical giant Purdue over the role the company’s prescription painkiller, OxyCont...
10:16, 06/04/2019

US Firm Purdue Pharma Files For Bankruptcy To Settle Opioid Lawsuits Purdue Pharma has filed for bankruptcy in a settlement agreement that it hopes will provide more than $10 billion to address the opioid crisis, the company said in a statement on Sunday....
11:32, 09/16/2019

Talks with Purdue Pharma and Sackler family over opioid payout break down State attorneys general expect company to file for bankruptcy‘It seems there will be little money for plaintiffs,’ expert warnsState and local governments across the US have sought billions of dollars from the prescription painkiller company Purdue Pharma as a way to hold the company and the members...
23:32, 09/08/2019

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma reportedly offering opioid settlement up to $12B OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is reportedly offering a settlement worth up to $12 billion to resolve claims over its role in the opioid crisis.       ...
23:48, 08/27/2019

Purdue Pharma Responds to Wave of Opioids Litigation by Filing for Bankruptcy. What Happens Now? Purdue Pharma, a pharmaceutical company facing an onslaught of litigation for allegedly contributing to the opioid crisis, filed for bankruptcy on Sunday as part of a tentative, yet controversial settlement with state and local governments. Purdue is being sued in various courts over using allegedly...
07:48, 09/17/2019

Factbox: Purdue OxyContin settlement would rank among largest in pharma history OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP has reached a tentative multibillion-dollar agreement with some plaintiffs aimed at settling thousands of lawsuits over its alleged role in the U.S. opioid crisis, Reuters reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
21:48, 09/11/2019

Purdue Pharma agrees $12bn settlement on opioid addiction cases A drugs firm accused of contributing to an opioid addiction crisis in the US has reached a preliminary agreement to settle lawsuits brought against it....
14:32, 09/12/2019

Purdue Pharma accused of 'corrupting' WHO to boost global opioid sales ‘Unscrupulous’ manufacturer replicated false marketing claims to change WHO guidelines, report by members of Congress allegesPurdue Pharma, the drug manufacturer that kickstarted the US opioid epidemic, corruptly influenced the World Health Organization in order to boost painkiller sales across the ...
19:16, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy protection OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP filed for bankruptcy protection Sunday night, succumbing to pressure from more than 2,600 lawsuits alleging the company helped fuel the deadly U.S. opioid epidemic....
08:03, 09/16/2019

Purdue Pharma offers $12 billion to settle opioid lawsuits: report Purdue Pharma and its owners the Sackler family are offering to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits against the company for $12 billion, NBC News reports, citing two people familiar with the negotiations. The lawsuits allege the company, which manufacturers OxyContin, aggressively marketed the painkille...
00:48, 08/28/2019

Purdue Pharma in discussion to offer up to $12B to settle opioid claims: Sources Purdue is among several drugmakers and distributors that are facing lawsuits, seeking to hold them responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid addiction crisis, which has claimed thousands of lives....
03:16, 08/28/2019

‘They Need to See the Families.’ Loved Ones of Overdose Victims Rally at Purdue Pharma Hearing (BOSTON) — Parents who lost children to fatal overdoses and other addiction recovery activists are rallying outside a Boston courthouse Friday as a judge hears arguments in Massachusetts’ lawsuit against Purdue Pharma over its role in the national drug epidemic. About 100 protesters gath...
01:48, 08/03/2019

Purdue Pharma Warns That Sackler Family May Walk From Opioid Deal The company said the cost of fighting lawsuits brought by states could jeopardize its owners’ ability to contribute $3 billion to a national opioids settlement....
04:49, 09/20/2019

Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin, to stay in business despite bankruptcy file Purdue lawyers secured permission for the multibillion-dollar company based in Stamford, Connecticut, to maintain business as usual -- paying employees and vendors, supplying pills to distributors, and keeping current on taxes and insurance....
09:32, 09/18/2019

Purdue Pharma to file for bankruptcy ‘imminently’: state attorneys general Drug-maker Purdue Pharma is expected to file for bankruptcy protection now that settlement talks over its role in the nation’s opioid crisis have hit a brick wall, two state attorneys general said Saturday. Purdue and owners the Sackler family have offered to settle some 2,000 lawsuits against the c...
11:32, 09/08/2019

UPDATE 2-Five more U.S. states sue OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over opioid epidemic Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, escalating the wave of litigation over a nationwide abuse epidemic....
20:32, 05/16/2019

Opioid Ghouls at Purdue Pharma Reach Tentative Settlement Worth Billions Purdue Pharma, the Oxycontin manufacturer that largely fueled the opioid crisis, reached a tentative settlement with attorneys representing municipalities, states, and tribes across the country, according to reports from the Washington Post and New York Times.Read more......
14:00, 09/12/2019

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy as part of opioids settlement OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma filed for bankruptcy protection Sunday, days after reaching a tentative settlement with many state and local governments       ...
12:00, 09/16/2019

Purdue Pharma reportedly in talks with DOJ to settle criminal, civil opioid probes OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is in talks with the Justice Department to resolve criminal and civil probes into its role in the opioid crisis, The Wall Street Journal reports....
22:16, 09/06/2019

UPDATE 5-Purdue Pharma in discussion on $10 bln-$12 bln offer to settle opioid lawsuits -sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and its owners, the Sackler family, are in discussion to settle more than 2,000 opioid lawsuits against the company for $10 billion to $12 billion, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
02:48, 08/28/2019

Purdue Pharma and Sacklers offer up to $12bn to settle opioid claims, report says Maker of Oxycontin accused of fueling US opioid epidemicHundreds of cities and counties have sued drug company Purdue Pharma and members of the multi-billionaire Sackler family, who own the company that makes the prescription painkiller OxyContin, have offered to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits from...
01:16, 08/28/2019

UPDATE 4-Purdue Pharma in discussion on $10 bln-$12 bln offer to settle opioid lawsuits -sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and its owners, the Sackler family, are in discussion to settle more than 2,000 opioid lawsuits against the company for $10 billion to $12 billion, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
00:48, 08/28/2019

Purdue Pharma's Sackler family used hidden accounts to transfer $1B: court docs The Sackler family, which owns Purdue Pharma, used Swiss and other hidden bank accounts to transfer around $1 billion from the company to themselves, the New York attorney general’s office claimed Friday....
07:48, 09/14/2019

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma reaches tentative opioid crisis settlement Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said the agreement included more money from the Sackler family, which had become a sticking point during the recent talks....
23:32, 09/11/2019

Exclusive: JPMorgan cuts ties with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma - sources JPMorgan Chase & Co has cut ties with Purdue Pharma LP over the OxyContin maker's alleged role in the U.S. opioid crisis, forcing it to find a new bank to manage cash and bill payments, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday....
07:00, 05/24/2019

OxyContin Producer Purdue Pharma Reaches Tentative Opioid-Crisis Settlement (HARTFORD, Conn.) — Nearly half the states and some 2,000 local governments have agreed to a tentative settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over the toll of the nation’s opioid crisis. Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said the agreement reached Wednesday included more mone...
00:01, 09/12/2019

Purdue Pharma agrees $12bn settlement in opioids case, plaintiffs' lawyers say Offer by company and Sackler family valued at up to $12bnCompany to fight opponents of deal in bankruptcy proceedingsPurdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, has reached a tentative deal with about half the states and thousands of local governments over its role in America’s deadly opioid epidemic, bu...
00:32, 09/12/2019

UPDATE 3-Purdue Pharma in discussion on $10 bln-$12 bln offer to settle opioid claims -sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and its owners, the Sackler family, are in discussion to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits against the company for $10 billion to $12 billion, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
22:48, 08/27/2019

Met museum nixes donations from Purdue Pharma's Sackler family amid opioid uproar The Metropolitan Museum of Art said Wednesday it will stop accepting donations from members of the Sackler family who are still linked to Purdue Pharma, the drugmaker accused of igniting a deadly opioid epidemic through deceptive promotion of the prescription painkiller OxyContin....
22:00, 05/15/2019

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative settlement in opioid lawsuit, but some states aren't on board OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, reached a tentative deal Wednesday with dozens of states and thousands of local governments over its role in exacerbating the nation's opioid crisis....
07:48, 09/12/2019

Purdue Pharma’s bankruptcy plan includes special protection for the Sackler family fortune Purdue asked the bankruptcy judge to take the unusual step of halting more than two dozen lawsuits by state attorneys general against the Sackler family, which Forbes estimates is worth $13 billion. If the lawsuits aren't halted, the drugmaker said, the family may not contribute to a settlement agre...
11:16, 09/19/2019

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma expected to file for bankruptcy after stalled settlement talks Purdue Pharma, the maker of the painkiller OxyContin, is expected to file for bankruptcy after attempts to reach a settlement over its role in the opioid crisis came to a standstill, state attorneys general involved in the talks said Saturday....
13:32, 09/08/2019

JPMorgan Chase cuts ties with Purdue Pharma over alleged role in opioid crisis Move makes the bank the most high-profile corporation to have distanced itself from the OxyContin maker and Sackler familyBanking giant JPMorgan Chase has cut ties with Purdue Pharma over the OxyContin maker’s alleged role in the US opioids crisis, forcing the prescription painkiller manufacturer to...
23:00, 05/23/2019

5 states file new lawsuits against OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma amid opioid epidemic Five state attorneys general have announced new lawsuits against the maker of OxyContin as they seek to hold the drug industry responsible for an opioid crisis....
02:16, 05/17/2019

Opioid sales fuel Purdue Pharma settlement as critics scream ‘blood money’ The tentative multibillion-dollar settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma would raise money to help clean up the opioid mess by ... selling more OxyContin....
11:01, 09/18/2019

Purdue Pharma and state attorneys inch closer to final settlement over opioid crisis involvement Purdue Pharma, the manufacturer of OxyContin, has reportedly reached a tentative agreement with 22 state attorneys general for the first time since talks began in August to settle over 2,000 lawsuits filed against the company behind the drug that many think started the opioid epidemic....
08:16, 09/12/2019

AP: Italian investigation alleges officials with Purdue Pharma’s foreign arm paid kickbacks to push opioids PARMA, Italy (AP) — AP: Italian investigation alleges officials with Purdue Pharma’s foreign arm paid kickbacks to push opioids....
07:16, 05/29/2019

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative deal to settle roughly 2,000 state and local opioid cases OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma has reached a tentative agreement to settle some 2,000 opioid lawsuits filed by local governments, Native American tribes and states set to go to trial next month....
22:16, 09/11/2019

Drugmaker Purdue Pharma reportedly offered $10 billion to $12 billion to settle opioid claims Reuters Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, are offering to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits for $10 billion to $12 billion, NBC News reported on Tuesday, The lawsuits accused the company of aggressively marketing prescription opioids while misleading prescribers and consumers about ri...
17:32, 08/28/2019

Purdue Pharma in discussion on $10 billion-$12 billion offer to settle opioid claims: sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, is in discussion to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits against the company for $10 billion to $12 billion, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
22:16, 08/27/2019

Purdue Pharma in discussion on $10 billion-$12 billion offer to settle opioid lawsuits: sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and its owners, the Sackler family, are in discussion to settle more than 2,000 opioid lawsuits against the company for $10 billion to $12 billion, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
02:16, 08/28/2019

Big pharma pours millions into medical schools — here’s how it can impact education The opioid crisis has highlighted the power of drug manufacturers when it comes to swaying physicians' prescribing habits, but exposure to industry starts much earlier on....
03:00, 08/13/2019

Climate protesters arrested outside Swiss banks Environmental activists, seeking to pressure Swiss banks into halting the financing of fossil fuels, blocked entrances to Credit Suisse in Zurich and UBS in Basel on Monday before police intervened and arrested some protesters....
14:00, 07/08/2019

Swiss regulator fines banks for fixing forex trading Five banks have been fined a total of 90 million Swiss francs ($90.5 million) for colluding to rig the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competition authority said on Thursday....
12:00, 06/06/2019

Swiss regulator fines four banks for fixing forex trading Four British and U.S. banks have been fined 90 million Swiss francs ($90.53 million) for rigging the foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competition authority said on Thursday....
09:00, 06/06/2019

Money In Swiss Banks: India Slips To 74th Place, UK Remains On Top India has moved down one place to 74th rank in terms of money parked by its citizens and enterprises with Swiss banks, while the UK has retained its top position, as per data released by the central......
11:16, 06/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Swiss regulator fines banks for fixing forex trading Five banks have been fined a total of 90 million Swiss francs ($90.53 million) for colluding to rig the foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competition authority said on Thursday....
09:00, 06/06/2019

Opiate tycoons stashed $1 billion in Swiss banks amid probe: Court files The Sackler family, which owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, is believed to have transferred about $1 billion (€900 million) to themselves, including to their Swiss bank accounts, court papers showed....
10:48, 09/14/2019

Recycling crisis: land owners face millions in clean-up costs after SKM collapse The company, which was wound up on Friday, stockpiled tens of thousands of tonnes of recycling at rented sitesLand owners across Victoria are facing a multimillion-dollar clean-up bill after the discovery of tens of thousands of tonnes of previously unknown recycling stockpiled at sites rented by fa...
21:16, 08/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Catalyst Pharma files lawsuit against FDA approval of Jacobus Pharma's drug Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Wednesday it has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, challenging the recent approval of Jacobus Pharmaceutical Co's drug, Ruzurgi, for a rare neuromuscular disease....
16:32, 06/12/2019

Catalyst Pharma files lawsuit against U.S. FDA on Jacobus Pharma drug approval Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Wednesday it has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, challenging the recent approval of Jacobus Pharmaceutical Co's drug, Ruzurgi, for a rare neuromuscular disease....
16:32, 06/12/2019

EU-Swiss trading dispute has Brexit implications, says Swiss stock exchange boss A stock exchange dispute between Switzerland and the European Union could be a sign of things to come for the U.K., according to the CEO of Switzerland's biggest exchange....
18:32, 09/09/2019

Investors Shun Banks Buying Other Banks Shares of banks buying other banks are underperforming, reflecting investor concerns that potential economic weakness could depress future earnings and portend bigger-than-expected loan losses at target firms....
21:00, 06/16/2019

U.S. Banks Rush in as European Banks Stumble The retrenchment of Deutsche Bank and other former European financial powerhouses has left a gaping hole in European banking. U.S. banks are filling the void, strengthening their stranglehold on the region....
17:00, 07/08/2019

Where can you get the most affordable MBA? Purdue and four schools come in at under $100K When it comes to highly ranked schools where the price tag for an MBA is more affordable, only Purdue and four other schools come in under $100,000.        ...
21:00, 05/05/2019

Purdue bankruptcy hearing gets underway A judge heard arguments to decide whether lawsuits against members of the Sackler family that owns Purdue Pharma can go ahead with the company seeking bankruptcy protection. (Sept. 17)        ...
09:00, 09/18/2019

Purdue settlement falls short for some in Ohio Ohio has been hit hard by the opioid crisis and residents in Barberton say the settlement with Purdue Pharma will do little to alleviate the opioid epidemic. (Sept. 11)        ...
06:17, 09/12/2019

Nevada rallies late to stun Purdue 34-31 After trailing 24-7 at halftime, Carson Strong, the first freshman to start a season opener for Nevada since 1998, led the Wolf Pack to a 34-31 victory against Purdue for the second win against a Big Ten team in program history       ...
11:16, 08/31/2019

US briefing: Trump's UK visit, Tiananmen at 30 and Purdue lawsuits Tuesday’s top story: Thousands plan to protest president’s state visit in London on Tuesday. Plus, why Bay Area gun homicides dropped so dramaticallySubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
13:32, 06/04/2019

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08:48, 09/17/2019

After Sacklers shift at least $1 billion around, Purdue files for bankruptcy Enlarge / Bottles of Purdue Pharma L.P. OxyContin medication sit on a pharmacy shelf in Provo, Utah, US, on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Sunday night amid accusations from state attorneys general that...
19:49, 09/17/2019

Proposed Opioid Deal With Purdue Draws Pushback A proposed deal for Purdue Pharma to resolve opioid lawsuits is facing pushback from some state attorneys general who say it doesn’t bring in enough cash to satisfy their demands....
14:16, 08/30/2019

Purdue Ditched Earlier Plans for Opioid-Treatment Nonprofit The OxyContin maker nixed plans earlier this year to launch a foundation to fund opioid-addiction treatment and research as the company rethought its strategy amid hundreds of lawsuits and a possible bankruptcy filing....
07:49, 09/13/2019

How intelligent technology revolutionized manual processes at Purdue University At the 2019 SAP SAPPHIRE NOW conference, Andrew Bean spoke with TechRepublic about how technology has made their business processes more efficient at Purdue....
19:48, 05/10/2019

'Purdue and the Sacklers must be shut down completely': critics slam opioids settlement Connecticut attorney general says company ‘started this fire and poured gasoline on it’ as many states reject tentative dealAt least 20 states have rejected a tentative multibillion-dollar settlement with the OxyContin maker, Purdue Pharma, that would go toward helping with the costs of the opioids ...
05:32, 09/13/2019

Purdue, Sacklers offer bankruptcy, $10-12 billion for opioid settlement: Report Enlarge / Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and its owners, the Sackler family, are facing hundreds of lawsuits across the country for the company's alleged role in the opioid epidemic. (credit: Getty | Drew Angerer) OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, offered a ...
06:16, 08/28/2019

US briefing: climate protest, 1MDB trial and Purdue offers to settle Wednesday’s top story: Purdue Pharma and Sackler family offer up to $12bn compensation over opioids crisis. Plus, climate activists plan major protest in WashingtonSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
15:00, 08/28/2019

Purdue adds High Point guard Proctor as grad transfer WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue has added graduate transfer Jahaad Proctor to their men’s basketball roster. Proctor will be eligible to play next season after earning all-Big South honors each of the past two seasons. The 6-foot-3 shooting guard averaged 19.5 points, 3.8 rebounds and 3.3 a...
23:48, 05/03/2019

Purdue could become a trust funded by sales of the same drug blamed for the opioid crisis Purdue Pharma could become a public trust funded by OxyContin sales as part of a massive settlement over its role in the opioid epidemic, but some prosecutors and health advocates are skeptical of the idea of relying on profits from the drug that contributed to the crisis....
08:48, 09/04/2019

The Sacklers were drug dealers who put money over morality. The Purdue deal is no different | Chris McGreal No one should be fooled by Purdue’s attempts to pretend it is putting the welfare of its victims to the foreIf only we could feel Purdue Pharma’s pain.The directors and owners of the company that did so much to create America’s opioid epidemic are professing distress and bewilderment at the rejectio...
19:48, 09/17/2019

Purdue infiltrated WHO, manipulated opioid policies to boost sales, report finds Enlarge / Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and its owners, the Sackler family, are facing hundreds of lawsuits across the country for the company's alleged role in the opioid epidemic. (credit: Getty | Drew Angerer) Infamous OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma used front organizations and sponsore...
22:32, 05/23/2019

Plan on More Pharma Megamergers Tough R&D conditions and backlash over high drug prices have put megamergers back on the agenda for biotech and pharma companies desperate for growth....
17:01, 07/06/2019

Who is next in big pharma's merger spree? Consolidation in the U.S. healthcare industry, which has already witnessed a string of multi-billion dollar deals, is expected to remain a major theme for the rest of 2019....
08:00, 08/20/2019

Who Gets the Money From the Big Pharma Opioid Lawsuits? On Monday, an Oklahoma judge found Johnson & Johnson culpable for having sparked growing rates of opioid misuse and overdose deaths in the state, ordering the company to pay out $572.1 million in damages. The verdict will likely be appealed by the pharmaceutical giant, but it nonetheless represe...
19:48, 08/27/2019

Pharma's market: the man cleaning up Africa's meat In Namibia a country of meat-lovers, vital expertise is needed to stop livestock spreading diseasesWreathed in barbecue smoke, Vetjaera Haakuria gestures at the men butchering meat and cooking it over hot coals behind his back. “What have you learned about the risks of eating this?” he asks his youn...
08:00, 07/10/2019

Bayer hires former J&J executive for more pharma deals Bayer said it hired Johnson & Johnson executive Marianne De Backer to manage acquisitions and licensing deals at its drugs unit, as the German drugmaker turns to outside sources to boost its development pipeline....
18:48, 09/03/2019

Pharma ads will soon be required to include drug prices Pharmaceutical companies will soon be required to include their products’ prices in TV ads, under a new rule that the Trump administration hopes will drive down prescription-drug costs, officials said Wednesday. The Department of Health and Human Services regulation, slated to take effect in J...
00:00, 05/09/2019

Pharma company mix-up results in very hairy babies A recent outbreak of so-called “werewolf syndrome” among babies in Spain prompted an investigation by health officials who eventually discovered that a drug company was mislabeling its products. A total of 17 cases of unexpected hair growth in young children — a condition known as ...
18:48, 08/30/2019

Big Pharma at new low in US ratings, even worse than media, government The U.S. drug industry has sunk to a new low in the ratings of top industries and government, a sign that the public has had it with surging prices and the industry’s fumbling of the opioid epidemic....
19:48, 09/03/2019

From prison, 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli sues ex-colleagues for $30 mln Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur serving a seven-year prison term for fraud, on Friday sued three former colleagues at Retrophin Inc for more than $30 million, saying they illegally ousted him from that company in 2014....
01:32, 06/01/2019

How Big Pharma plays games with drug patents and how to combat it Drug companies overcharge in ways that are unique to their industry. America's patent system should reward innovation, not lawyering: Our view       ...
04:48, 07/19/2019

Eton Pharma's conjunctivitis treatment fails to win FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve Eton Pharmaceuticals Inc's treatment for conjunctivitis, the drug developer said on Friday....
00:16, 07/13/2019

GW Pharma cannabis drug wins European panel OK GW Pharmaceuticals' marijuana-based treatment Epidiolex has won a positive recommendation for marketing approval from a European Medicines Agency (EMA) panel on Friday for use as an additional treatment for two types of seizures....
14:48, 07/26/2019

AOC Guillotines Pharma Exec Over Insane Drug Prices C-SPAN has a reputation for being boring, but when New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is testifying, she makes it her own personal highlight reel, and her taking a Big Pharma head to task for the price of an HIV drug yesterday definitely deserves a place on there....
16:48, 05/17/2019

How big pharma is targeting India's booming opioid market As India loosens its stringent narcotics laws, US companies including Johnson & Johnson, Abbott Laboratories and a network affiliated with Purdue Pharma are rushing inPain, like death, is a universal phenomenon.The grimace on the woman’s face, registering her agony to Dr GP Dureja in his East Delhi ...
00:48, 08/28/2019

Pharma company settles claims of kickbacks to dermatologists PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The U.S. attorney’s office in Philadelphia says a pharmaceutical company is agreeing to pay $3.5 million to settle claims it paid kickbacks to dermatology providers to encourage them to prescribe their drugs. U.S. Attorney William McSwain said Wednesday the matter involved ...
17:32, 05/29/2019

Pharma Companies Will Soon Be Required to List Drug Prices in TV Ads TV ads for prescription drugs are already annoying as hell, but those drug ads are about to get even more absurd. The U.S. government will soon require pharmaceutical companies to display the price of medications during every commercial.Read more......
20:00, 05/08/2019

'Pharma Bro' Entrepreneur, In US Jail, Sues Ex-Colleagues For $30 Million Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur serving a seven-year prison term for fraud, on Friday sued three former colleagues at Retrophin Inc for more than $30 million, saying they illegally......
06:16, 06/01/2019

Big Pharma nixes new drugs despite impending 'antibiotic apocalypse' At a time when health officials are calling for mass demonstrations in favor of new antibiotics, drug companies have stopped making them altogether. Their sole reason, according to a new report: profit....
17:32, 09/14/2019

Sun Pharma In Rs 240-Crore Licensing Pact With IICT Hyderabad IICT Hyderabad: The deal is for patents related to certain compounds with potential therapeutic activity across multiple indications in Sun Pharma's specialty focus areas, the Mumbai-based......
14:00, 08/15/2019

The subtle art of really big data: Recursion Pharma maps the body With a technique called cell painting, Recursion Pharmaceuticals is creating a really big picture of morphology of cells in the body. But that's just the beginning; the really hard part is knowing how to ask questions of the images with machine learning, and how to manage petabytes of data....
20:48, 07/25/2019

Big pharma can only see the benefit of R&D for wealthy markets | Kenan Malik There is too little incentive for pharmaceutical companies to work on treatments for diseases of low-income countriesAt the end of April, health workers in Malawi, Ghana and Kenya began rolling out the first and so far only vaccine proved to protect against malaria. It’s part of a World Health Organ...
07:16, 05/05/2019

It Is Too Early for Pharma Investors to Cheer Opioid Verdict Hold the celebration: The opioid litigation cloud hanging over drug stocks won’t clear up soon, despite an Oklahoma judge’s ruling that Johnson & Johnson is liable for fueling the opioid crisis....
06:48, 08/27/2019

10 Best Swiss Dishes You Must Try When In Switzerland From Ticino, the country's quintessential Swiss canton, to Geneva (that's close to France) - I've travelled across this charming nation always in awe of their dense railway network. Aside from Swiss......
14:32, 05/13/2019

Buy Canfin Homes; Sell Sun Pharma, Cholamandalam: Choice Broking Share Market News: Choice Broking recommends selling Sun Pharma shares in the range of Rs 429 and up to Rs 432 for downside target of Rs 412 with stop loss at Rs 438....
12:16, 07/19/2019

Federal court to hear 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's appeal Lawyers for former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli will urge a federal appeals court on Friday to overturn his criminal conviction for defrauding investors in hedge funds he founded....
13:32, 06/28/2019

Blackstone acquires S.Korean pharma wholesaler Geo-Young with co's founder U.S.-based Blackstone Group said on Tuesday it had agreed to acquire South Korean wholesale drug distributor Geo-Young in a deal with the company's founder....
08:32, 04/30/2019

| In blow to big pharma, Canada enacts drug-price crackdown The Canadian government announced final regulations that should cut billions of dollars from patented drug prices that are among the highest in the world....
22:32, 08/10/2019

‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli files $30M fraud lawsuit from prison The fraudster says he got defrauded. “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli, who is doing time in federal prison in Pennsylvania for defrauding investors, filed a lawsuit in federal court in Manhattan on Friday claiming that three people connected with the pharmaceutical company he created ripped h...
21:48, 05/31/2019

Sensex Falls Over 250 Points; Auto, Pharma Stocks Down: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets started Friday's session on a lower note amid a mixed trend in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex index fell as much as 270.64 points to 39,330.99 and the NSE Nifty moved to......
11:16, 06/21/2019

Capitalism gone wrong: how big pharma created America's opioid carnage A web of firms ramped up narcotic painkiller sales, creating the biggest drug epidemic in American history as profits surgedAs Oklahoma’s attorney general, Mike Hunter laid out his indictment against one of the biggest corporations in America, he made a point of saying that he was not hostile to big...
09:32, 07/24/2019

U.S. court urged to throw out 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's conviction A lawyer for former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli on Friday urged a federal appeals court to overturn Shkreli's criminal conviction for defrauding investors in hedge funds he founded....
20:32, 06/28/2019

Big Pharma is using faux generics to keep drug prices high, critics say Enlarge / EpiPen two-pack. (credit: Getty | Joe Raedle) Brand-name drug makers are using "authorized generics" to keep drug prices high and stifle competition, according to a report by Kaiser Health News. Authorized generics are defined by the US Food and Drug Administration as brand-name drugs th...
23:48, 08/08/2019

Sensex Rises Over 300 Points, Sun Pharma Shares Jump: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets started Monday's session on a higher note amid gains in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex index rose as much as 313.54 points to touch 37,663.87 in early trade, and the broader......
09:00, 08/19/2019

Catalyst Pharma sues FDA over approval of cheaper rival drug Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc, which has come under fire for the high price tag on its rare disease drug, on Wednesday sued the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to challenge the recent approval of a lower-cost rival drug....
20:48, 06/12/2019

Trump administration wants to shame Big Pharma into lowering drug prices The Trump administration will require pharmaceutical companies to disclose drug prices, which HHS Secretary Alex Azar hopes will push companies to lower drug prices....
16:16, 05/09/2019

Trump promises he will force Big Pharma to lower drug prices President Trump said Friday that he had a plan to force Big Pharma to lower drug costs so that the US would pay no more than the country that currently pays the lowest prices. “We’re going to be announcing something very shortly, a favored nations law,” the president said outside the White House as ...
21:48, 07/05/2019

Fallout 76's New Project Paradise Quest Has You Do Genetic Experiments For Big Pharma Without stuff to kill, the masses in Bethesda’s online survival game Fallout 76 tend to get restless, taking aim at one another when nothing else worth their time is available. Fortunately, this week’s update has offered up a fine distraction in the form of a public quest called Project Paradise....
01:32, 05/23/2019

Judge approves drugstore operator Brasil Pharma's bankruptcy Brazilian drugstore operator Brasil Pharma said on Tuesday a Sao Paulo court judge had approved the bankruptcy request it filed on June 6, when the company warned it could no longer obtain the resources to execute a restructuring plan....
19:48, 06/11/2019

Martin Shkreli sues investor over $420,000 debt that the 'Pharma Bro' owes the man's dad Martin Shkreli is waging his legal battle from a federal prison in Pennsylvania, where he is serving a seven-year fraud sentence for crimes related to hedge funds he previously ran and to a drug company he founded, Retrophin....
04:16, 09/07/2019

Ex-pharma chief charged with flooding Appalachian towns with opioids Anthony Rattini accused of ignoring evidence of opioids’ harmCharges mark shift in effort to hold drug firms to accountFederal prosecutors have charged a former president of a major pharmaceutical distributor with flooding parts of Appalachia with millions of opioid pills while ignoring evidence the...
02:32, 07/20/2019

From prison, 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli sues ex-colleagues for $30 million Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur serving a seven-year prison term for fraud, on Friday sued three former colleagues at Retrophin Inc for more than $30 million, saying they illegally ousted him from that company in 2014....
03:00, 06/01/2019

Billionaire pharma founder convicted in opioid bribery scheme The billionaire founder behind the drug company that hired a former exotic dancer to help bribe doctors was found guilty in a nationwide scheme to prescribe a dangerous opioid. John Kapoor, the founder and former CEO of Insys Therapeutics, was convicted Thursday in Boston federal court, along with f...
22:16, 05/02/2019

European panel okays GW Pharma cannabis drug for epilepsy GW Pharmaceuticals' marijuana-based treatment Epidyolex has won a positive recommendation for marketing approval from a European Medicines Agency (EMA) panel on Friday for use as an additional treatment for two types of seizures....
16:48, 07/26/2019

Court hears appeal on ‘Pharma Bro’ Shkreli’s fraud case NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court in New York City is considering whether the securities fraud conviction against the former drug company executive known as “Pharma Bro” should be thrown out. An attorney for Martin Shkreli urged the court to overturn a 2017 guilty verdict for Shkre...
19:00, 06/28/2019

Conservative Groups and Big Pharma Join Forces to Fight Medicare for All The conservative movement continues to lose its mind over the prospect of single-payer healthcare, despite most of the Democratic presidential candidates signaling with a big white flag that they are never going to even try to pass it....
11:48, 06/07/2019

FDA grants Jacobus Pharma approval for rare disease drug Jacobus Pharmaceutical Co Inc on Monday won U.S. approval for the first drug to treat children with Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome, a rare autoimmune disorder....
11:00, 05/07/2019

More than 40 Swiss military staff hit with vomiting bug Four critical after members of academy in central Switzerland suddenly suffer acute gastrointestinal problems More than 40 military staff and recruits at an academy in central Switzerland were sent to hospital on Thursday after they suddenly fell violently ill, the government said.The Swiss defence ...
07:16, 07/05/2019

This Swiss river is clear enough to see 30 feet below Tucked away in Ticino, Switzerland, Valle Verzasca is known for its debris-free, crystal clear water. Swimmers can clearly see the bottom of the riverbed. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. See Also:7 places that serve avocado with a twistWhat beer ramen tastes likeHow custom paddleboards a...
08:16, 08/01/2019

Swiss women go on strike over inequality Switzerland is one of the lowest-ranked countries in the West in terms of wage equality. Public workers in Zürich have disputed that supporting the strike violates political neutrality laws....
13:32, 06/14/2019

Swiss stocks - Factors to watch on May 6 The Swiss blue-chip SMI was seen opening down 1.7 percent at 9,577 points on Monday, according to premarket indications by bank Julius Baer . Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss stocks:...
08:48, 05/06/2019

Swiss men have some of the worst sperm in Europe Swiss men have among the worst quality sperm in Europe, a study shows. One in six have a concentration below 15 million per milliliter of semen, the medical threshold for a low sperm count. Their sperm was also found to be poorly developed and unable to move well enough to get to and fertilize an......
22:16, 05/23/2019

Sell Aurobindo Pharma; Buy Aditya Birla Fashion: Choice Broking Share Market Tips: Choice Broking has recommended selling Aurobindo Pharma in the range of Rs 589.90 and up to Rs 593 for target price of Rs 565 with stop loss at Rs 603....
18:16, 08/22/2019

GSK pharma head flags need for speed in high-pressure drug market Doing things one at a time in drug development is not a luxury that GlaxoSmithKline can afford any longer, the head of pharmaceuticals at Britain's largest drugmaker told Reuters....
20:32, 06/17/2019

'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli sues Retrophin directors from prison in Pennsylvania for more than $30M Notorious 'pharma bro' Martin Shkreli, settled in to his new home in a federal prison in Pennsylvania, on Friday sued two directors and the ex-general counsel of Retrophin, accusing them of using fraud to oust him as head of the firm in 2014....
21:48, 05/31/2019

U.S. Senators urge FTC to scrutinize multi-billion dollar pharma mergers U.S. presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar on Tuesday led a letter by U.S. senators that urged the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to closely scrutinize pharma mergers, raising concerns about the potential harm to customers....
04:17, 09/18/2019

Blue-blooded crabs at heart of pharma dispute on drug testing If you've received a vaccination, hip replacement or chemotherapy without suffering toxic shock, chances are you've benefited from a vast bloodletting of horseshoe crabs....
09:16, 08/01/2019

Big Pharma won't like Trump's next move after rebate rule is abandoned, investors fear Another way President Trump could make a push to lower drug prices is with a proposal announced last year that would allow Medicare to create an "international pricing index."...
04:32, 07/12/2019

Pharma firm Gilead to raise Galapagos stake in $5.1 bln deal -report Gilead Sciences Inc will increase its stake in Galapagos NV and gain rights outside Europe to the Belgian-Dutch biotech firm's treatments in development in a $5.1 billion deal, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday....
01:48, 07/15/2019

Appeals court upholds 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's fraud conviction A federal appeals court on Thursday refused to overturn the conviction of former pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli, who's serving seven years in prison for fraud....
08:00, 07/19/2019

Shkreli stays in jail; Infamous ex-pharma CEO quickly loses appeal Enlarge / Martin Shkreli, former chief executive officer of Turing Pharmaceuticals AG, center, listens while his attorney Benjamin Brafman, right, speaks to members of the media outside federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York, US, on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) In ...
02:48, 07/19/2019

'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli's fraud conviction upheld by appeals court The three-judge panel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circut also upheld the more than $7.7 million in fines and restitution that a judge imposed on Shkreli last year....
20:00, 07/18/2019

Trump forced pharma firms to disclose drug prices in TV ads. A judge said no The Trump administration would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertising. But a judge blocked the effort....
07:32, 07/09/2019

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli to stay behind bars, loses appeal of conviction A federal appeals court upheld the conviction and seven-year prison term of Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical executive known as "Pharma Bro," for defrauding investors in his hedge funds and conspiring to manipulate the stock of Retrophin Inc, a biotechnology company he ran....
19:48, 07/18/2019

Retrophin paid pharma bro Martin Shkreli to settle legal claims — won't say how much Martin Shkreli's lawyer told the judge in his criminal case that the "pharma bro" will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear an appeal of his fraud conviction....
05:48, 08/08/2019

Trump firms up plan to import medicines; pharma companies resist The Trump administration took a step Wednesday toward allowing importation of medicines from Canada, an action the president has advocated as a way to bring cheaper prescription drugs to Americans, but the pharmaceutical industry was quick to resist the move....
01:16, 08/01/2019

Pharma, not dairy, main hurdle to ratifying USMCA: U.S. farmers’ group The National Farmers Union says the new deal's extended patent protection for new pharmaceuticals must be reduced so that less expensive generic versions of new drugs can be available to consumers sooner....
05:16, 09/11/2019

Pharma firm Gilead to raise Galapagos stake in $5.1 billion deal Gilead Sciences Inc will invest $5.1 billion to increase its stake in Galapagos NV and partner with the Belgian-Dutch biotech firm to develop and commercialize its treatments for a ten-year period, the companies said on Sunday....
21:32, 07/14/2019

John Delaney wants pharma companies responsible for opioid crisis to go out of business Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney believes that pharmaceutical companies responsible for the opioid crisis should be fined out of business and plans to push for such an outcome if elected to the White House....
16:16, 07/02/2019

Nevada awards scholarship to freshman kicker Brandon Talton after hitting game-winning 56-yard field goal in upset over Purdue @geoffschwartz / Twitter Nevada pulled off an upset win over Purdue on Friday, scoring 20 unanswered points in the second half to beat the Boilermakers. The hero of the game was freshman kicker Brandon Talton, who hit a 56-yard field goal as the clock expired to give the Wolfpack the win. After the...
08:16, 09/01/2019

Swiss voters favor tightening gun laws Swiss voters overwhelmingly voted to bring the country's gun laws into line with EU legislation. The country's government had warned a 'No' vote could sour relations with the EU....
17:00, 05/19/2019

Federer subdues Wawrinka in Swiss classic Roger Federer came through his first serious test on his return to the French Open as he subdued some fierce Stan Wawrinka resistance to reach the French Open semi-finals on Tuesday....
23:16, 06/04/2019

Swiss vote on whether to adopt the EU’s tighter gun rules Swiss voters are casting ballots in a referendum to decide whether to enact new restrictions on guns and line up with Switzerland’s partners in Europe, who have already tightened gun rules following extremist attacks...
09:00, 05/19/2019

Swiss Re plans $4.5 billion IPO for UK unit to help expansion Swiss Re is pressing ahead with plans to float its $4.5 billion UK life insurance business in London to put it under a more favorable regulatory regime and give it easier access to capital to fund its expansion....
11:48, 06/07/2019

Swiss government says coffee 'not essential', stockpiling to end Switzerland on Wednesday announced plans to abolish the nation's emergency stockpile of coffee, in place for decades, after declaring the beans not vital for human survival, though opposition to the proposal is brewing....
18:48, 04/28/2019

Why Swiss Spat With EU Could Spill Into Stock Markets  Strained relations between Switzerland and the European Union are threatening to affect trading in Swiss stocks. The two sides are at odds over a political accord, and the Swiss stock exchange has effectively become a bargaining chip. Brexit makes Brussels unlikely to grant any concessions....
07:32, 06/21/2019

Japan seeks Swiss help in Ghosn investigation Japan's request for legal assistance in the Ghosn probe is being processed by the Zurich public prosecutor's office, which will not conduct its own investigation....
20:16, 07/30/2019

| Man who pushed German boy under train was on run from Swiss police An Eritrean man accused of killing an eight-year-old boy by pushing him under a train in Germany had been on the run from Swiss police after a violent incident last week, authorities say....
05:16, 08/01/2019

Swiss Voters Approve Corporate-Tax Overhaul Swiss voters approved a government plan to eliminate certain tax breaks for multinational companies, bringing the country in line with international norms while maintaining its competitiveness....
22:00, 05/19/2019

Swiss voters approve tax and pension overhaul Voters in Switzerland approved on Sunday a shake-up of the corporate tax system, heading off what its finance minister had called an existential threat to the country's role as a business hub....
17:00, 05/19/2019

As If! Clueless x K-Swiss Sneakers Have Us Totally Buggin' We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
12:48, 05/17/2019

Swiss voters approve tighter gun control: TV Swiss voters agreed on Sunday to adopt tighter gun controls in line with changes to European Union rules, heading off a clash with Brussels, projections for Swiss broadcaster SRF showed....
13:48, 05/19/2019

| Viviani cuts past Sagan for Swiss win Italian road-race champion Elia Viviani outfoxed overall leader and triple world title holder Peter Sagan to clinch stage five of the Tour de Suisse....
19:48, 06/19/2019

Semenya cleared to compete by Swiss court Runner Caster Semenya will be allowed to compete without having to take testosterone-reducing medication after a Swiss court ordered athletics' governing body, the International Association of Athletics Federations, to suspend implementation of new regulations while Semenya's appeal is pending....
20:48, 06/03/2019

Swiss vote on whether to adopt the EU's tighter gun rules Swiss voters are casting ballots in a referendum to decide whether to enact new restrictions on guns and line up with Switzerland's partners in the European visa-free travel zone who have already tightened gun rules following extremist attacks in Europe....
11:00, 05/19/2019

What Swiss Vote on Taxes Means for Multinationals Switzerland is trying to hold on to its appeal as an attractive place for companies. In a May 19 referendum, voters will decide whether to accept or reject a new corporate tax regime to replace the special tax breaks that multinational companies now enjoy. A “Yes” vote would ensure the country is in...
09:48, 05/15/2019

Why the Swiss Spat With EU Is Spilling Into Stock Markets Strained relations between Switzerland and the European Union have taken a dramatic twist, with the political discord now set to impact trading in Swiss stocks. The two sides are at odds over a sweeping political accord that’s been in negotiation for years, and the Swiss stock exchange effectively e...
20:32, 06/27/2019

ASA may approach Swiss tribunal after Semenya's CAS setback "Athletics South Africa (ASA) is considering approaching the Swiss Federal Tribunal after the Court of Arbitration for Sport(CAS) dismissed Caster Semenya\u0027s appeal against regulations to limit naturally-occurring testosterone levels in athletes with differences of sexual development (DSDs)."...
10:32, 05/02/2019

Swiss women strike to demand equal pay Hundreds of thousands protest against ‘culture of sexism in everday life’Hundreds of thousands of women across Switzerland have taken to the streets to demand higher pay, greater equality and more respect, protesting that one of the world’s wealthiest countries continues to treat half its population...
20:00, 06/14/2019

UBS's Ermotti says Swiss bank's CEO bench at least three deep: NZZ UBS has least three candidates from inside the biggest Swiss bank who could eventually step into the CEO role, Chief Executive Sergio Ermotti said in a newspaper interview on Thursday on the heels of......
19:16, 08/29/2019

| Fake cops steal $3.7m from Swiss woman Fraudsters posing as police officers stole 3.3m euros ($3.7m) from a Swiss woman through an elaborate scam that involved a fake plot implicating the victim's bank, Swiss media reported....
19:00, 06/26/2019

Swiss voters approve tax and pension overhaul: TV Swiss voters easily approved on Sunday a shake-up of the country's corporate tax system, heading off what its finance minister had called an existential threat to Switzerland's role as a business hub, projections for Swiss broadcaster SRF showed....
13:48, 05/19/2019

German climbers die after falling from Swiss peak Two Germans fell to their deaths while climbing one of the highest peaks in the Swiss Alps. The cause of the fall remains unclear and an investigation has been opened....
01:16, 08/05/2019

GE to cut another 450 Swiss jobs amid energy downturn General Electric plans to cut around 450 jobs at two Swiss sites to help address "challenges on the global energy markets", the U.S. industrial conglomerate said on Monday....
13:32, 06/17/2019

I Just Sold My Beloved 'Project Swiss Cheese' for $500 The year was 2015, and I’d just left my engineering job to try this whole “writing” thing for Jalopnik. One of my goals was to start a wrenching series for people who share my “cheap bastard” trait, and the first vehicle I chose was a $600 Jeep Cherokee that I later dubbed Project Swiss Cheese for i...
05:32, 05/25/2019

Deadline looms for agreement on Swiss-EU ties Swiss ties with the European Union, its biggest trading partner, face a critical test this week as Brussels decides whether the two sides have made enough progress on a stalled draft treaty to head off punitive measures set to start at the end of June....
15:00, 06/16/2019

Must-have accessory for all MacBook owners I'm not a big fan when it comes to dongles and hubs for laptops, but this accessory is perfect for anyone with a MacBook or Windows laptop equipped with only USB-C ports....
16:32, 07/03/2019

GW Pharma's epilepsy drug meets main goal in late-stage trial GW Pharmaceuticals Plc said on Monday its drug Epidiolex was successful in treating seizures in patients with a rare form of childhood epilepsy called tuberous sclerosis complex during a late-stage trial....
11:00, 05/07/2019

Big Pharma’s image sinks to new low amid opioid crisis, high drug prices Martin Shkreli, former CEO of Turing, mocks his way through a congressional hearing on drug pricing and later called lawmakers imbeciles. (credit: CPSAN) The pharmaceutical industry has outdone itself. It is now the most widely hated industry in the US, unseating the federal government as the lowe...
10:01, 09/05/2019

Big pharma is denying children like my son vital drugs. So I've set up a buyers club | Robert Long The US company Vertex has put a ludicrous price on a new cystic fibrosis drug. But we’ve found a way to bypass its greed A few weeks ago I sat in a meeting room in east London nervously waiting the arrival of two representatives from Gador, an Argentinian drug company. It’s no exaggeration to say th...
17:48, 06/06/2019

Buy Strides Pharma Science, HDFC Bank August Futures, Says Choice Broking After a healthy correction from its all-time high, the Nifty has managed to take a support at its 100 weeks moving average which indicates a bounce back move in the Index....
17:16, 08/09/2019

'I would love it back' — Wu-Tang Clan's RZA wants album he auctioned to 'pharma bro' Martin Shkreli Wu-Tang Clan's RZA said he "would love" to get back the hip-hop group's single-copy album, which was ordered forfeited to the federal government....
20:00, 04/28/2019

China expands drug bulk-buy program, puts pressure on pharma firms China has expanded a pilot drug bulk-buying program to almost the entire country in an attempt to negotiate lower prices from drug manufacturers, heaping fresh pressure on multinational pharmaceutical companies and their domestic rivals....
14:48, 09/02/2019

J&J's profit spikes as pharma fuels growth, consumer and medical devices improve Johnson & Johnson's profit jumped 42% in the second quarter, with all three of the sprawling health-care company's businesses performing better than Wall Street expected....
15:00, 07/16/2019

Pharma felon Martin Shkreli files fraud suit against trial witness For the second time this year, convicted fraudster Martin Shkreli has filed a jailhouse lawsuit alleging that he himself was the victim of fraud — and this time his target is one of the witnesses who testified against him in his 2017 trial. In his suit, filed on Friday in Brooklyn federal cour...
22:48, 09/06/2019

Pharma lobby group opposes senators' proposal to lower drug prices Representatives of PhRMA opposed a proposal from the Senate Finance Committee to lower prescription drug prices in a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday, the pharmaceutical industry lobby group said on Thursday....
19:16, 07/25/2019

Conatus Pharma to explore options as liver disease drug fails trial Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Monday it plans to explore options and implement a restructuring plan after its liver disease drug failed in a mid-stage trial....
01:32, 06/25/2019

Only about half of Swiss population uses online banking: survey Only about half of population in banking-rich Switzerland uses online banking services, a representative survey conducted by the Swiss National Bank (SNB) among 34 banks showed on Tuesday....
13:48, 08/27/2019

Germany's Seehofer wants tougher checks on Swiss border German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer wants enhanced controls for travelers arriving from Switzerland following the killing of a boy at Frankfurt's railway station. Opposition politicians accused him of populism....
01:16, 08/03/2019

Tax Officials To Get Swiss Bank Details Of Indians From Tomorrow Banking details of Indians with accounts in Switzerland will be available to tax authorities from Sunday as the automatic exchange of information regime kicks off between the two countries....
22:00, 08/31/2019

Pompeo, Swiss FM in talks likely dominated by Iran tensions BELLINZONA, Switzerland (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is holding talks with his Swiss counterpart that are expected to focus on Iran. Amid rising tensions between Washington and Tehran that have sparked fears of conflict, Pompeo was meeting Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis in the s...
15:32, 06/02/2019

UBS slashes threshold for fee on euro deposits at Swiss bank UBS Group will halve to 500,000 euros ($559,900) its threshold for charging a 0.6% deposit fee on euro accounts at its Swiss banking unit, Switzerland's largest lender said on Tuesday....
21:48, 08/06/2019

1 killed, 6 injured in accident on Swiss cable car route Police say one man has been killed and six other people injured in an accident during regular maintenance work on a mountain cable car line in central Switzerland....
17:32, 06/05/2019

One killed, six hurt in accident at Swiss Alps resort One person was killed and six others injured in an accident at the Swiss mountain resort of Engelberg Titlis on Wednesday during maintenance work on an out-of-service ski lift....
14:48, 06/05/2019

Swiss government demands clarifications from the EU in treaty talks The Swiss government is demanding clarification from the European Union on several issues before it signs off on a draft treaty, it said on Friday, risking a backlash from Brussels over yet another delay to an accord the EU has sought for a decade....
18:16, 06/07/2019

Swiss Vote to Tighten Gun Laws to Align With E.U. Rules Swiss voters agreed on Sunday to tighten the country’s gun laws in order to comply with European Union legislation that came into force following terrorist attacks in Paris and elsewhere....
23:16, 05/21/2019

Top Swiss prosecutor recuses himself from football corruption probe Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber will no longer participate in meetings about his department's probe into corruption in world soccer, his office said on Wednesday, as he bows to a court order to recuse himself from the case....
18:32, 06/19/2019

Semenya files appeal to Swiss Supreme Court Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya filed an appeal to Switzerland's highest court on Wednesday against rules requiring middle-distance female athletes with a high natural level of testosterone to reduce it via medication....
05:32, 05/30/2019

Pay, time, respect: nearly three decades on, Swiss women strike again Women from across Swiss society plan to take to the streets this Friday for a nationwide strike aimed at highlighting the country's poor record on defending the rights of women and families....
17:00, 06/12/2019

Caster Semenya May Run an 800 Without Hormone Treatment, Swiss Court Says Semenya won an interim ruling that suspended a recent decision requiring intersex athletes to suppress testosterone levels before competing in certain women’s track events....
23:48, 06/03/2019

The Swiss Surfer Behind $2 Billion Payments Startup Checkout.com Guillaume Pousaz has built a payments firm he acquired in 2009 into a highly valued transaction processor for fast-growing internet companies that is now expanding in the U.S. and moving into other financial services....
12:48, 05/25/2019

Swiss court blocks Italy's bid for possible da Vinci portrait Switzerland's highest court has rejected Italy's request for the return of an oil painting attributed by some to Leonardo Da Vinci, ruling no Swiss laws were broken when the work was brought over the border....
16:48, 05/29/2019

Baby among 3 killed in Swiss Alps plane crash A small plane carrying three people, including a baby, crashed in the Swiss Alps, killing all on board. The doomed flight took off Sunday morning from western Switzerland and was headed for Italy before the fatal crash, police said. An hour and a half into the flight, the plane went down in the Simp...
02:48, 08/27/2019

U.S. lawmaker says still concerned about Facebook cryptocurrency after Swiss meetings The chair of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee said on Sunday she remained concerned about Facebook's plans for a digital currency after meeting the government officials in Switzerland that Facebook has said will regulate it....
00:48, 08/26/2019

Linde takes 10% stake in Swiss hydrogen group Linde , the world's biggest industrial gases group, has taken a 10% stake in Hydrospider AG, a Swiss producer and supplier of hydrogen derived from renewable energy sources, Hydrospider said on Thursday....
12:48, 08/29/2019

Swiss need more time to clinch EU treaty: foreign minister Switzerland's political system of painstaking consensus-building requires more time to strike a deal with the European Union on a new treaty, Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis said, suggesting no quick resolution to a potentially damaging log-jam....
11:00, 06/19/2019

Belinda Bencic Melted Down Into A Puddle Of Swiss Cheese Despite losing a tight first set on a tiebreaker, Belinda Bencic was in complete control of her U.S. Open semifinal. The 22-year-old Swiss had bounced back against 19-year-old Canadian Bianca Andreescu to take a controlling 5-2 lead in the second frame, highlighted by two early breaks. It sure looke...
18:16, 09/06/2019

Swiss police use tear gas on Cameroon opposition protesters BERLIN (AP) — Swiss police say officers used tear gas to disperse Cameroon opposition protesters trying to reach a Geneva hotel where the Central African nation’s long-time leader is staying. A spokesman for Geneva police said about 250 protesters took part in the demonstration Saturday near t...
19:00, 06/29/2019

Chinese sports brand Xtep to buy owner of U.S.' K-Swiss for $260 mln Chinese homegrown sports brand Xtep International Holdings Ltd said on Thursday it would buy K-Swiss owner E-Land Footwear USA Holdings Inc for $260 million in an all-cash deal, as it aims to grow into a multi-brand portfolio group....
12:32, 05/02/2019

Swiss win moves Vergne closer to second Formula E title "Jean-Eric Vergne took another step towards becoming the all-electric Formula E series\u0027s first multiple champion by winning a Swiss ePrix that had to be stopped and re-started after a mass pile-up on Saturday."...
01:00, 06/23/2019

Facebook Says Libra Cryptocurrency to Be Regulated by Swiss Authorities Facebook said its Libra cryptocurrency will be regulated by Switzerland’s financial watchdog, adding the digital money would never compete with national currencies or undermine the role of central banks....
19:16, 07/15/2019

PopClip is the Swiss Army knife macOS lacks PopClip is a pop-up menu for macOS that enables myriad actions every time you highlight text, making commonly performed actions easier to access and execute. Here's how PopClip works....
22:32, 05/14/2019

Swiss ban planemaker Pilatus from operating in Saudi Arabia, UAE Switzerland has banned planemaker Pilatus from operating in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), saying on Wednesday the company had breached Swiss rules on giving logistical support to foreign armed forces now engaged in a war in Yemen....
12:32, 06/26/2019

Stephens pulls US even with Swiss in FedCup after Keys upset Sloane Stephens beats Timea Bacsinzsky after Viktorija Golubic upsets Madison Keys, pulling US even with Swiss in Fed Cup        ...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Swiss government to mediate Cameroon peace talks Switzerland has agreed to mediate talks between Cameroonian authorities and separatists in a bid to end escalating violence in the country's Anglophone regions, the Swiss government said on Thursday....
20:00, 06/27/2019

Large claims dent Swiss Re first-quarter profit Reinsurer Swiss Re's first-quarter net profit fell 6.1% to $429 million as claims from large losses offset a 5.5% rise in net premiums, it said on Friday....
07:48, 05/03/2019

Swiss welcome scrutiny in handling Libra cyrptocurrency: watchdog Switzerland welcomes international scrutiny of the way it oversees the Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project and is ready to work with other countries to ensure seamless supervision, the top Swiss financial watchdog said....
13:01, 09/12/2019

The Latest: Swiss voters appear set to back tighter gun laws The Latest on Switzerland's referendum on tightening Swiss gun laws (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Swiss media are reporting that early exit polls show voters have approved a measure to tighten Switzerland's gun laws, bringing the Alpine country in line with many of its European partners over the obj...
19:48, 05/19/2019

Swiss Railways plans to put more Bombardier trains into service Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) and Bombardier are making progress on resolving technical problems with passenger trains the Swiss have ordered and could put five more of them into service within weeks, the partners said....
12:32, 05/01/2019

Purdue's Sackler family wants global opioids settlement: Sackler lawyer Mary Jo White In rare public comments on behalf of the family that controls Purdue Pharma, lawyer Mary Jo White said why the family believed the litigation against them and their company is legally dubious, factually misleading and politically motivated....
20:16, 04/28/2019

Five Cleaning Products That Cat Owners Should Always Keep Stocked I get SO many questions about cat messes. Dogs too! Less so iguanas, which is sad for me because I’d like to learn more about iguana care. Because I get so many questions about cat messes, I know that they fall into some pretty clearly identifiable categories — pee, fur — and I also have an arsenal ...
02:16, 08/29/2019

Fantasy owners must not be afraid to get rid of big-name vets Baseball is a young man’s game. Thirty years ago, a baseball player’s physical prime years were between 27-32. Rookie call-ups were usually 23-24 years old and, after a few seasons of cutting their teeth in the big leagues, were ready for their breakout campaign as their prime years were beginning. ...
12:00, 06/09/2019

Owners name Britain’s best second-hand cars News 11 Sep, 2019 Auto Express’s Driver Power used survey sees the fourth-generation Kia Sportage crowned the best second-hand car on the market today...
01:32, 09/12/2019

Small business owners: Don't rush into using AI An artificial intelligence strategist advises small business owners to focus on revenue and growth and not AI in of itself--at least for now--because the ROI is not there....
00:00, 04/29/2019

Why pet antibiotics could make their owners sick British-based scientists have detected a gene that helps bacteria become resistant to the antibiotic linezolid. Crucially, this gene may spread to humans....
19:16, 04/28/2019

To Pet Owners, a Dog's Whimpering Sounds Just as Sad as an Infant's Cry Devoted pet owners are often said to treat their furry friends like children. A new study out Wednesday seems to show that’s not too far from the truth. The study found, among other things, that pet owners rated the sounds of a dog whimpering to be sad as cries coming from a human baby.Read more......
00:48, 08/22/2019

Their pet chihuahua was stolen by a seagull, owners say. Is that even possible? Becca Hill said that a gull swooped down in the family's garden Sunday in Paignton, grabbing her dog, Gizmo by the neck. How did this happen?        ...
20:48, 07/22/2019

NFL Owners Have Always Been Terrible. It's Just That Now The President Is Worse. When it comes to marrying brain-frozen, heavily armed plutocracy with mindless and quasi-religious ritual, the National Football League pretty much got there ahead of everybody. The number of NFL owners whose general political and social outlook has progressed past the conventional wisdom of the Art...
23:00, 08/09/2019

CDC warns dog owners of salmonella in pig ear treats Federal health officials have warned dog owners nationwide about a salmonella risk associated with pig ear treats that's hospitalized more than two dozen humans....
20:48, 08/02/2019

‘The Conjuring’ house’s new owners say it’s still haunted Just one month after buying the real-life haunted house that inspired the scary hit movie “The Conjuring,” its new owners say they’re witnessing unexplained paranormal activity. Cory and Jennifer Heinzen, who bought the historic farmhouse in Harrisville, RI, in June, told to a loca...
00:16, 08/25/2019

SUV owners spend up to £409 more on fuel each year News 7 May, 2019 Investigation compares average annual mileage and economy figures for SUVs against similar saloons, estates and hatchbacks...
16:00, 05/07/2019

NFL At 100: "A Lifetime of Sundays," 4 powerful NFL owners NFL At 100: "A Lifetime of Sundays" features four female team owners whose back stories and storytelling mesmerize       ...
19:16, 09/02/2019

Rig Owners Forecast Further Drilling Decline Drilling rig owners and others who lease equipment to U.S. energy producers are forecasting a slowdown in activity during the second half of the year....
23:48, 07/29/2019

Dog owners are more likely to get the recommended amount of exercise A UK survey found that 80 per cent of dog owners get their recommended 150 minutes of physical activity a week, but just 62 per cent of people without dogs do...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Democrats take aim at gun owners in Houston debate Gun control featured prominently in the third Democratic debate in Houston, with most of the 10 candidates trying to one-up each other on the issue while also jabbing repeatedly at President Trump....
12:00, 09/13/2019

Lap dances, rap videos, deception: Pharma execs guilty of racketeering in first opioid epidemic conviction A billionaire pharmaceutical CEO faces up to 20 years in prison after being found guilty of a bribery and kickback scheme to get doctors to prescribe addictive painkillers to people who didn't need them....
01:32, 05/04/2019

Pharma companies are counting on cloud computing and AI to make drug development faster and cheaper Hyperscale cloud providers AWS, Microsoft and Google are working with biotech and pharma firms to use AI and cloud computing to improve the odds of creating a successful new drug....
19:56, 08/12/2019

Federal judge rules against Trump's mandate that pharma companies show drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday blocked the Trump administration from implementing a rule that pharmaceutical companies must display the list prices of their drugs in their TV ads....
03:48, 07/09/2019

'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli moved from prison after claim he ran drug firm with banned cellphone Notorious drug-company fraudster Martin Shkreli has been removed from a federal prison in Fort Dix, New Jersey, after claims that he was running his pharmaceuticals firm Phoenixus while locked up with the help of a contraband cellphone....
19:32, 04/28/2019

Swiss qualifier Teichmann wins maiden WTA title in Prague Swiss qualifier Jil Teichmann outlasted home favorite Karolina Muchova 7-6(5) 3-6 6-4 in just under three to clinch her first WTA title at the Prague Open on Saturday....
16:00, 05/04/2019

Swiss foreign minister hopes bourse battle with EU just temporary Switzerland hopes a tit-for-tat battle with the EU over stock market access will be short-lived as the two sides try to hammer out a deal over a stalled draft partnership treaty, its foreign minister said on Thursday....
18:48, 06/27/2019

RPT-Investors scramble to swerve Swiss share trading block after EU row European stock investors and brokers are rushing to find workarounds before Swiss shares are blocked from trading on EU exchanges on Monday after a collapse in talks to resolve a dispute between Brussels and Switzerland....
03:48, 07/01/2019

Swiss delay plans for nationwide e-voting, citing flaws GENEVA (AP) — Swiss officials are delaying plans to introduce electronic voting across the Alpine country, saying it’s “premature” because of problems testing the security and reliability of the system. The Federal Council said there is support for e-voting in addition to mail-in a...
13:32, 06/27/2019

Swiss women stage strike for long-delayed equality Women across Switzerland held a strike on Friday to highlight their wealthy nation's poor record on female rights, recreating the passion of the first such walkout 28 years ago....
14:16, 06/14/2019

Swiss raise a glass to winegrowers in rare vintage festival Switzerland uncorked a once-in-a-generation celebration of its winemakers on Thursday, with fancy dress, alpine horns, cows and dancers kicking off a festival that dates back to the 18th century....
18:32, 07/18/2019

Siblings sentenced for elaborate Swiss-bank inheritance scam Four of investor Harry Seggerman’s six children had a choice when he died in 2001 with more than $12 million illegally stashed in Swiss bank accounts — declare their share and pay taxes or keep the scam going. They chose the latter....
07:16, 06/27/2019

Swiss-based Libra will have to meet tough U.S. standards: U.S. Treasury The Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project must meet the highest standards for combating money laundering and terrorism financing if it is to get off the ground, a senior U.S. Treasury official said on Tuesday....
19:01, 09/10/2019

Kim-Joy’s recipe for raspberry swiss roll with decorative bees and flowers Make this surprisingly easy cake and your friends will all be abuzzThis may look daunting, but once you learn how to make it, the options for different designs and fillings are endless. And because it is so easy to eat, you will want to make it again soon. Make sure you roll the sponge while it is s...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Swiss agree to extradite Chinese scientist to U.S. on theft charges Switzerland has agreed to extradite a Chinese researcher to the United States where prosecutors have charged him with helping his scientist sister steal secrets allegedly worth $550 million from British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline....
16:48, 07/17/2019

Factbox: Swiss women to strike in call for equal pay and rights Ahead of a strike planned for Friday by women in Switzerland, Reuters spoke to nine women about their concerns, including the need for equal pay and pension rights and for action on discrimination and sexual harassment....
17:00, 06/12/2019

Sweden's Saab backs out of Swiss fighter jet test flights Saab will not test its Gripen fighter jet this month in Switzerland, the Swedish company said on Thursday, after the Swiss defense procurement agency recommended against it on grounds the plane would not be operationally ready in 2019....
10:16, 06/13/2019

Investors scramble to swerve Swiss share trading block after EU row European stock investors and brokers are rushing to find workarounds before Swiss shares are blocked from trading on EU exchanges on Monday after a collapse in talks to resolve a dispute between Brussels and Switzerland....
18:00, 06/28/2019

Swiss women's international confirmed dead in swimming accident Switzerland women's international Florijana Ismaili has been confirmed dead following a swimming accident on Lake Como in Italy, the Swiss football federation said on Tuesday....
06:00, 07/03/2019

Factbox: Swiss measures to safeguard stock market amid EU row The Swiss government has drawn up measures that it says will help protect the domestic stock market should the European Union seek to block EU-based investors from trading on Swiss exchanges in a row over a new treaty....
15:00, 06/16/2019

Swiss-EU relations risk downward spiral as bourse row flares A skirmish over stock market access between Switzerland and the European Union risks escalating into a broader political battle over sovereignty that could do lasting damage to relations....
15:32, 07/01/2019

Facebook's Libra seeks Swiss payment system license Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project is seeking a Swiss payment system license, financial watchdog FINMA said on Wednesday, noting the breadth of the planned services would require broad oversight....
09:32, 09/11/2019

| Caster to appeal gender rule at Swiss Supreme Court Caster Semenya will appeal the ruling by CAS which ruled in favour of the IAAF and their right to have female athletes regulate their testosterone levels....
22:32, 05/29/2019

Swiss-based Libra will have to meet tough U.S. standards-U.S. Treasury The Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project must meet the highest standards for combating money laundering and terrorism financing if it is to get off the ground, a senior U.S. Treasury official said on Tuesday....
04:16, 09/11/2019

Swiss Olympic chief says Tokyo heat and travel challenging Switzerland's Olympic team leaders foresee challenges coping with heat and humidity next year in Tokyo and venues scattered outside the city       ...
18:48, 08/26/2019

Swiss National Bank in close contact with authorities on Libra Switzerland's central bank is in close contact with relevant authorities over Facebook's Geneva-based Libra cyptocurrency project, Swiss National Bank Vice-Chairman Fritz Zurbruegg said on Tuesday....
13:48, 08/27/2019

Factbox: Who stands to lose if Swiss-EU treaty talks fail More than four years of negotiations have failed to yield a breakthrough on a new treaty between Switzerland and the European Union, by far its biggest trading partner....
15:00, 06/16/2019

| Swiss women team player missing after swimming accident A player on Switzerland's national women's football team, Florijana Ismaili, has been declared missing after a swimming accident on Lake Como in northern Italy....
18:16, 06/30/2019

One Killed, Six Hurt In Cable Car Accident At Swiss Alps Resort One person was killed and six others injured in an accident at the Swiss mountain resort of Engelberg Titlis on Wednesday during maintenance work on an out-of-service ski lift....
15:00, 06/05/2019

Retreating Swiss glacier spurred May's new 2050 climate goal British Prime Minister Theresa May said her surprise at the rapid retreat of a glacier she knew from years of walking holidays in the Swiss Alps had strengthened her resolve to commit Britain to a new target of net zero carbon by 2050....
16:32, 06/19/2019

Swiss prosecutor probes plane maker over Saudi, UAE business Switzerland’s federal prosecutor says it has opened a criminal investigation in connection with a Swiss airplane maker’s sale of training aircraft to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, whose militaries are involved in war in neighboring Yemen...
22:16, 07/12/2019

Vergne charges to pole in Swiss E-Prix, Di Grassi 19th "Jean-Eric Vergne extended his 2018/19 ABB FIA Formula E championship lead by claiming pole for the Swiss E-Prix in Bern, where his closest title rival Lucas di Grassi qualified 19th."...
18:16, 06/22/2019

Vergne tightens hold on the FE title with victory in Swiss E-Prix DS Techeetah's Jean-Eric Vergne narrowly won Formula E's Swiss E-Prix after a tense race-long battle, following a 40-minute red flag period caused by a bizarre opening-lap eight-car pile-up...
22:16, 06/22/2019

CBI Files Case Against IAF Officials, Swiss Firm Over Alleged Kickbacks The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a case against unknown officials of the Air Force, the Defence Ministry, arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari and officials of Swiss-based plane-maker Pilatus......
11:00, 06/22/2019

Swiss lawmakers delay vote on FIFA prosecutor’s future BERN, Switzerland (AP) — Swiss lawmakers have postponed a vote on whether to re-elect attorney general Michael Lauber, who is facing a disciplinary inquiry into his handling of a sweeping investigation of FIFA. The Swiss parliament’s judicial commission was supposed to decide Wednesday whether...
22:32, 05/15/2019

Swiss voters approve tighter gun control, avoid EU clash Swiss voters agreed by a nearly two-to-one margin on Sunday to adopt tighter gun controls in line with changes to European Union rules, heading off a clash with Brussels....
17:00, 05/19/2019

Swiss to return $133 million to Uzbekistan after money laundering probe The Swiss attorney general's office (OAG) on Monday announced it was returning 130 million Swiss francs ($133 million) to Uzbekistan which it seized during an investigation involving a relative of the daughter of the country's former president Islam Karimov....
13:16, 06/24/2019

How the Swiss Army knife factory makes 45,000 pocket knives per day Victorinox is Europe's largest knife manufacturer, best known for its iconic Swiss Army knives that have been around for nearly 130 years. The iconic red pocket knife design was originally created by Karl Elsener in 1891. The Victorinox factory in Ibach, Switzerland produces over 45,000 pocket kni...
01:00, 09/06/2019

Swiss Central Bank Fires Warning Shot on Currency The Swiss central bank appears to have taken its most significant steps to weaken the Swiss franc in two years as looming rate cuts abroad strengthened the currency....
23:48, 07/29/2019

Swiss police detain dozens of climate protesters outside bank Activists were carried away after blocking off the entrance to Credit Suisse, one of the biggest banks in Switzerland. The arrests come as student launched a five-day climate change protest in the German city of Cologne....
20:48, 07/08/2019

| Caster to miss World Champs after Swiss court ruling Caster Semenya will not defend her world 800m title in Doha after a Swiss court overruled a suspension on the IAAF's controversial testosterone-curbing regulations....
06:48, 07/31/2019

Semenya out of World Championships after Swiss court reverses reprieve "Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya will not defend her 800-metres title at the World Championships in Doha in September after the Swiss Federal Tribunal reversed a ruling that temporarily lifted the IAAF’s testosterone regulations imposed on her, a spokesman for the athlete said on Tuesday."...
02:48, 07/31/2019

City swimming, Swiss-style: a ride down the Rhine in Basel Bathing, barbecues and buvettes are part of the culture in a city that promotes swimming in its majestic river – and it’s a chance for some great sightseeing, tooIf you want to join the many swimmers who leap into the Rhine each summer you can’t do the British wade-in – arms in the air, considering ...
18:32, 08/19/2019

Swiss mountain air exporter in running for environmental shame award A group that draws attention to environmentally unsound transport has named its nominees in the 2019 "especially absurd shipping award." Among them was one firm exporting Alpine air to Asia....
06:32, 08/20/2019

Man accused of pushing boy under German train was wanted by Swiss police A 40-year-old Eritrean man accused of killing an 8-year-old boy by pushing him under a train in Frankfurt on Monday was wanted by police in Switzerland, where he had been granted asylum, German police said on Tuesday....
17:48, 07/30/2019

Congress Candidate Declares Rs 7 Crore Deposits In Swiss Bank Congress's Lok Sabha candidate from here Sunil Kumar Jakhar has declared movable assets worth Rs 1.53 crore, besides an over Rs 7 crore deposit in a Swiss bank in his wife's name, according to an......
17:00, 05/17/2019

UBS plans to charge rich clients for Swiss cash deposits UBS Group will impose from November a negative interest rate of 0.75% on wealthy clients who deposit more than 2 million Swiss francs ($2.02 million) with its Swiss bank, it said on Wednesday, citing......
03:48, 08/01/2019

Facebook forms Swiss fintech firm with payments focus Facebook has set up a new financial technology company in Switzerland focusing on blockchain and payments as well as data analytics and investing, Geneva's commercial register shows....
18:48, 05/17/2019

Swiss Vote to Tighten Firearms Laws to Align With E.U. Rules Swiss voters agreed on Sunday to tighten the country’s gun laws in order to comply with European Union legislation that came into force following terrorist attacks in Paris and elsewhere....
17:32, 05/19/2019

The EU may be overplaying its hand in Swiss stock exchange standoff, experts say Switzerland looks likely to have outmaneuvered the European Union, after the latter ended its recognized stock exchange equivalence with the country....
10:32, 07/10/2019

Swiss expert to start work on new standards for mining dam safety A Swiss environmental expert will make a fact-finding trip this week to the site of the Vale dam disaster in Brazil to start work on setting new dam safety standards for miners....
04:00, 06/10/2019

Swiss supreme court dismisses Valcke’s FIFA ban appeal LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Swiss supreme court says it has rejected an appeal by former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke against a 10-year ban from soccer for financial wrongdoing. The 58-year-old Valcke had argued that his punishment was excessive, and that he was denied a fair trial at t...
14:32, 05/31/2019

Swiss indict former German soccer officials over World Cup payment Swiss federal prosecutors have filed fraud charges against three former senior German soccer officials over a suspect payment linked to the 2006 World Cup hosted by Germany, the Swiss Attorney General's office said on Tuesday....
15:16, 08/06/2019

Swiss suspend funding to UN Palestinian agency over misconduct claims The Swiss government said it was to temporarily stop payments after an ethics report revealed alleged mismanagement and abuse of authority at the highest levels. UNRWA provides vital schooling and medical services....
17:48, 07/30/2019

Swiss drugmaker Novartis names new drug division head Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Novartis named Marie-France Tschudin head of its main drugs business after its previous manager, Paul Hudson, was poised to take the CEO position at French drugmaker Sanofi....
11:48, 06/07/2019

Swiss watchdog expects details on Facebook's Libra by end of month Switzerland's privacy watchdog expects to receive details on Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency by the end of this month, a spokeswoman for the agency said on Tuesday....
21:48, 08/20/2019

Rewind: A Dark Swiss Comedy, Transported to Rural Senegal In “Hyenas,” now newly restored, the gifted director Djibril Diop Mambéty put his own spin on “The Visit,” a misanthropic play by Friedrich Durrenmatt....
20:32, 04/28/2019

Swiss Air Force Disrupts Yodeling Festival With Fly-By in the Wrong Town A squadron of Swiss fighter pilots caused a stir on Saturday when they performed a fly-by over a local yodeling festival instead of the event they were scheduled to appear at. A spokesman for the Swiss Defense Ministry has apologized for a navigational error made by the Patrouille Suisse — the...
20:00, 07/09/2019

'Swiss Red Arrows' apologise for mistaken fly-past over yodelling festival The Swiss defence ministry has apologised after an aerial display team performed a fly-by over the wrong event, surprising people at a yodelling festival....
15:00, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Swiss ready to retaliate against EU over stock market access The Swiss government said on Monday it was ready to ban stock exchanges in the European Union from trading Swiss shares - intensifying a row over a stalled partnership treaty....
17:00, 06/24/2019

Swiss court allows UBS bank account data transfer to France Switzerland's top court has ruled that Swiss authorities can share data with France on some 40,000 USB bank accounts. France wants the data after a German probe indicated there could have been tax evasion....
00:32, 07/27/2019

UPDATE 2-Swiss ready to retaliate against EU over stock market access The Swiss government said on Monday it was ready to ban stock exchanges in the European Union from trading Swiss shares -- intensifying a row over a stalled partnership treaty....
22:48, 06/24/2019

McConnell: Obama is descended from slave owners too Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell responded to a report that his ancestors owned slaves by comparing himself to former President Barack Obama. “You know, I find myself in the same position as President Obama. We both oppose reparations, and we both are the descendants of slave owners,” he...
19:48, 07/10/2019

This California town wants to be a ‘sanctuary city’ for gun owners NEEDLES, Calif. — The Old West desert town of Needles, California, is where the beleaguered Joad family crossed the Colorado River into California in John Steinbeck’s classic novel “The Grapes of Wrath” and was a boyhood home to “Peanuts” creator Charles Schulz. These days, Needles is gaining notori...
00:32, 07/04/2019

Lending gap narrows for women business owners, but it's still 31% less than for men The number of women-owned businesses that applied for funding in 2018 increased by 13 percent, according to a study by Biz2Credit. But the average size loan for women-owned businesses was 31 percent less than for male-owned businesses....
18:16, 04/28/2019

Univision Owners Seek Exit After Tumultuous Run Univision is exploring a possible sale, a move that would put an end to 12 years of private-equity ownership marked by an erosion of the Spanish-language broadcaster’s ratings dominance....
03:48, 07/05/2019

NYC pet owners are giving their stressed out animals pot products These pets won’t stay off the grass. New York dogs and cats are turning to pot to deal with ailments like chronic pain and seizures — and just to mellow out after a long day walking for The Man, according to their owners and dealers. “Phoebe is a little high-strung and it kind of takes......
01:00, 05/28/2019

Subaru WRX Owners Are Getting All Of The Speeding Tickets: Study When it comes to cars, there are a few known stereotypes. Mustangs crash. Alfas break. Alfa purists defend the breaks. Camrys get dents. Big diesel trucks fart out black plumes of exhaust when they see Priuses. WRX bros will hoon in the face of anything—including, but not limited to, imminent traffi...
16:16, 08/08/2019

53% of small-business owners think a recession is coming A majority of small-business owners expect a recession within a year, according to the CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey. Recession fears are higher among women, Democrats and Independents....
18:16, 04/28/2019

The Last American Chevy Cruze Has Had Four Different Owners Since March The Chevy Cruze died last year, one of a slew of GM cars to be unceremoniously executed. The last Cruze came off the Lordstown GM plant’s production line in March. It has since changed hands no fewer than four times. Its newest owner is simply delighted to have it....
02:32, 06/14/2019

How fantasy owners can best fix their Lamar Miller conundrum Some bang-bang plays are exciting. Others are just dreary. The news of Andrew Luck’s retirement broke Saturday in close proximity to word that Lamar Miller had suffered a significant knee injury. It was revealed Sunday that Miller has an ACL tear and will miss the season. And just like that, bang-ba...
21:48, 08/26/2019

NYC mansion sells for $22.25M, double what owners paid A newly renovated Upper East Side townhouse just sold for $22.25 million. The buyer is shielded behind an LLC, but it appears to the successful female founder of a high-profile fashion retail website. The two-building property first went on the market for $29.25 million earlier this year. The 12,000...
03:32, 07/04/2019

NYC makes it as hard as possible for business owners to survive The city has problems with empty storefronts, but that doesn’t stop it from making it as hard as possible to run a business. Nancy Bass-Wyden’s grandfather founded their Strand bookstore in 1927 and moved it to 826 Broadway on the corner of East 13th Street in 1956. In 1996, when junkies still roame...
07:00, 06/12/2019

Cat swiped by LI nanny returned to owners who wanted to put it down Tigger the tabby could be back on death row. A Long Island nanny who swiped her boss’s elderly cat to save it from euthanasia says the pet is now back with the owners who wanted to kill the kitty — after cops came and took him from her home. “I’m afraid they may kill Tigger,”......
06:32, 08/14/2019

Many iPhone owners don't know if their device is 5G capable, according to survey Given the ubiquity of smartphones today, it’s fair to assume that not everyone is an expert on their device and its inner workings, but do you know what model you’re even using?A survey conducted by Decluttr on 2,000 smartphone owners in the US asked a variety of non-typical questions ...
10:00, 07/03/2019

Fantasy owners should be wary when it comes to rookie pitchers When Albert Pujols burst onto the scene from virtual obscurity in 2001, fantasy baseball owners’ quests to find the next big thing began to rapidly climb the priority list on draft day. When Mike Trout emerged as the can’t-miss, must-have rookie in 2012, the notion of proven talent over youth and up...
09:16, 06/02/2019

TiVo says all retail DVR owners will see ads before recorded shows TiVo isn't wasting much time implementing pre-roll ads before recorded shows. The company told Light Reading in a follow-up statement that these promos will reach "all eligible" retail DVRs within 90 days. This marketing will be a "permanent part o......
07:48, 09/22/2019

Here's one tax that restaurant owners just might approve of | Gene Marks Anthony Myint is promoting an optional 1% tax on dinner bills to help support California farmers tackle climate changeAsk any restaurant owner today and they’ll tell you that running their business is not easy. Costs are creeping up, margins are tight and the competition is tough. So the last thing ...
13:16, 05/05/2019

Remind me not to let these Morris owners plan a picnic. Remind me not to let these Morris owners plan a picnic. The ground looks wet and leafy and dirty, the blanket is way too small, and they seem to have just packed pears and whatever’s in that thermos. You guys suck at this. ...
22:16, 05/09/2019

Survey Finds Nearly Everyone Wants More Gun Control, Including Gun Owners Americans are in many ways in agreement when it comes to gun control, a new survey suggests. It found that a majority of Americans, gun owners included, support a wide range of gun-control policies, such as temporarily removing guns from people considered a danger to themselves or others and univers...
02:00, 09/10/2019

With New Law, Ky. Gun Owners No Longer Need Concealed Carry Permit FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Close to 200 laws are taking effect by the end of the month across Kentucky. One bill, Senate Bill 150, allows Kentuckians to carry concealed weapons without an additional permit. To get a gun in Kentucky, you need a permit, which you earn after taking an approved cla...
00:00, 06/19/2019

New iPhone? No thanks. These older-model 5S owners don't need or want one Apple stopped supporting the iPhone 5S with updates in September 2018 and this year will discontinue the iPhone 6. But these consumers don't care.       ...
03:00, 09/10/2019

NFL owners to consider tweaking pass interference reviews NFL owners meeting Wednesday will consider a proposal to refine the new rule that allows challenges involving pass interference, and also may announce locations to host upcoming drafts        ...
00:16, 05/22/2019

HOF Preview: Bowlen provided blueprint for owners HOF Preview: The late Pat Bowlen is going into the Pro Football Hall of Fame for building one of the NFL's most successful franchises and helping grow the league into the most popular professional sport in the country       ...
13:48, 07/31/2019

New owners just revived Telltale Games’ corpse For those of us who miss the work of defunct studio Telltale Games, the news that it’s apparently being resurrected will be welcome. Except this is a completely new company run by two new people who haven’t had a hand in any of the previous Telltale endeavors. So you know… don’t get excited yet. A c...
04:48, 08/29/2019

Chiefs have under-the-radar WR fantasy owners should target The longest of journeys begins with a single step, and with Week 1 of both the NFL and your fantasy football seasons officially in the books, your quest to win a championship is underway. Your draft is but a distant memory, and the roster that sits before you is, undoubtedly, going to need some main...
16:48, 09/10/2019

A game changer is coming for electric car owners Electric cars are getting cheaper and they can go farther on a single charge. Still, most car shoppers have one big concern: How will I keep an electric car charged while I'm on a long road trip?...
04:48, 08/03/2019

Patience a big strategy for fantasy baseball owners One of the biggest clichés you hear from the fantasy baseball community is that the season is a marathon, not a sprint. Usually, those words are used to assuage panicky owners who freak out over early injuries or a slow start. They find themselves on the cusp of trading away Chris Sale for Luke Weav...
05:00, 05/12/2019

Juddering VW Group cars: no end in sight for owners News 31 Jul, 2019 Kangarooing issue with manual 1.5 TSI Evo cars has existed for seven months; VW admits to problem, but doesn’t have a fix...
13:48, 07/31/2019

Fantasy owners must always keep bullpen factor in mind One of the most common misconceptions you find in fantasy baseball is that bullpens are all about the saves and holds. Yes, those two statistics are often found as categories in both standard roto and head-to-head leagues, but if you’re only looking at those two categories, you’re doing your startin...
08:32, 05/26/2019

Sale on the cards for owners of Clintons chain The owners of Clintons, Britain's second-biggest standalone greeting cards chain, are exploring a sale of the business seven years after it collapsed into administration....
17:48, 09/13/2019

NFL owners to consider refining pass interference reviews KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. — NFL owners meeting Wednesday will consider a proposal to refine the new rule that allows challenges involving pass interference, and may also announce locations to host upcoming drafts. Owners voted in March to allow interference calls or non-calls to be challenged by coaches an...
08:16, 05/22/2019

Pet owners put on alert after dogs are tortured and killed SHELDTON, Vt. (AP) — Police are putting pet owners on alert in northwestern Vermont after a number of dogs were found tortured and killed. Nicole Michel is the animal control officer in Sheldon. She tells television station WPTZ that she has been called to six episodes this month. She says some of t...
17:32, 05/16/2019

Why fantasy owners should target veteran arms now As the MLB All-Star break approaches, fantasy baseball owners seeking a championship are neck-deep in preparations for a second-half push up the standings. Some are plotting out their attack on the next set of rookie call-ups, some are trading for more proven talent, and everyone is looking for reli...
09:32, 06/16/2019

'Pharma bro' Shkreli settles all cases with Retrophin weeks after suing drug firm's directors from prison Notorious "pharma bro" Martin Shkreli has reached a settlement with his former biopharmaceutical company Retrophin to resolve "all outstanding disputes" just week after he sued two company directors and its ex-general counsel from prison....
21:48, 06/20/2019

Swiss attorney general blasts investigation into handling of FIFA probe Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber on Friday called a disciplinary probe into his conduct in a soccer corruption investigation an attack on his office's independence....
20:00, 05/10/2019

Swiss prosecutors indict ex-German football officials over 2006 World Cup Swiss prosecutors accuse former German football officials, including former DFB presidents Theo Zwanziger and Wolfgang Niersbach, of fraud related to the 2006 World Cup in Germany....
11:48, 08/06/2019

Swiss data watchdog awaits details on Facebook crypto plan Facebook Inc's Libra cryptocurrency project has not responded to an information request by Switzerland's data privacy watchdog, the authority said on Tuesday, noting it wants more details to help define its oversight role over the U.S. social media company's proposed digital currency....
04:48, 07/24/2019

| Caster free to run as Swiss Supreme Court suspends IAAF ruling The Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland has ordered the IAAF to immediately suspend the implementation of the eligibility regulations against Caster Semenya....
18:32, 06/03/2019

Swiss prosecutors indict German football ex-officials over 2006 World Cup Authorities have charged three former officials with fraud over a €6.7 million payment in the run-up to the Germany-hosted World Cup. But the most famous face, Franz Beckenbauer, may not face trial owing to poor health....
18:16, 08/06/2019

Caster Semenya able to run medication-free for now as Swiss court floors IAAF • Swiss court tells IAAF to suspend testosterone regulations• Semenya can compete in 800m without medication to 25 JuneCaster Semenya is once again free to run the 800m without having to take medication – at least for the time being – after the Swiss supreme federal court ordered the IAAF to suspend...
00:32, 06/04/2019

Swiss Court Suspends IAAF's Discriminatory Ruling Against Caster Semenya Switzerland’s top court has temporarily suspended the IAAF’s discriminatory ruling against South African runner Caster Semenya, meaning she will be allowed to compete in the 800m event without taking medication to suppress her body’s natural levels of testosterone. The suspension will remain in effe...
21:48, 06/03/2019

Iran protests to Swiss envoy over U.S. drone airspace 'violation': Fars Iran protested on Thursday to the Swiss envoy in Tehran as the representative of U.S. interests over what Iran said was a violation of its airspace by a U.S. drone which Iranian forces shot down, the semi-official Fars news agency reported....
01:00, 06/21/2019

Swiss gondola cables injure workers at Titlis mountain resort At least one person was killed and several people injured in a Swiss resort town when a gondola cable snapped during maintenance work. Swiss emergency workers deployed four helicopters to the scene near Lucerne....
16:16, 06/05/2019

Gun control in heavily-armed Switzerland faces May 19 vote, and the Swiss are grumbling In the world’s first referendum of its kind, citizens of this Alpine nation will head to the polls on May 19 to decide on stricter gun control.        ...
13:32, 05/17/2019

IAAF to seek swift reversion of Swiss court's Semenya ruling The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) said it will seek a swift reversion of Monday's Swiss court ruling in favour of double Olympic champion Caster Semenya....
23:16, 06/04/2019

Climate activists hold event to mark vanishing Swiss glacier Hundreds of climate activists paid their respects to a Swiss glacier on Sunday that is due to disappear over the next decade, the victim of a warming environment....
17:32, 09/22/2019

| A damning photo holds a Swiss-Russian mine accountable in Guatemala A group of fishermen from an indigenous community in Guatemala demanded to know more about the environmental impact of a ferronickel mine established on their ancestral land. One of them was killed, and a local reporter was criminalised for covering the story....
11:32, 06/20/2019

Caster Semenya To Miss World Championships After Swiss Court Ruling Caster Semenya will not defend her world 800m title in Doha in September after a Swiss judge overruled a temporary suspension on the IAAF's controversial testosterone-curbing rules....
05:48, 08/01/2019

Altria buys 80% stake in Swiss tobacco company Burger Sohne The Altria Group is buying an 80 percent share in Swiss company Burger Sohne and will commercialize one of its smokeless tobacco products, the companies announced Monday....
07:16, 06/04/2019

London stock exchange could delist Swiss companies like UBS amid EU standoff The London stock exchange (LSE) has warned investors they could be forced to delist Swiss stocks from Monday due to a political standoff between Switzerland and the European Union (EU)....
12:48, 06/26/2019

RPT-GRAPHIC-Taking stock: Swiss franc intervention seeps far and wide Four-and-a-half years after the Swiss National Bank dramatically lifted the franc's cap against the euro, markets are betting the central bank may be forced to resume its accumulation of foreign cash yet again to rein in its supercharged currency....
10:16, 07/25/2019

Facebook Libra Cryptocurrency Plan Details Still Awaited by Swiss Watchdog Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project has not responded to an information request by Switzerland's data privacy watchdog, the authority said on Tuesday,...
09:16, 07/24/2019

Swiss privacy office wants details on Facebook's Libra crypto project Switzerland's privacy watchdog said on Tuesday it has yet to receive a reply to a July 17 letter seeking details about Facebook's Swiss-based Libra cryptocurrency project, adding it needs the information to determine its oversight role....
18:32, 07/23/2019

Swiss women stage mass strike demanding overdue equality Hundreds of thousands of women across Switzerland held a strike on Friday to highlight their wealthy nation's poor record on female rights, recreating the passion of the last such walkout 28 years ago....
21:16, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 3-No real hiccups in Swiss stocks trading as dispute with EU worsens Swiss stocks traded without any major glitches on Monday, the first day they were banned from trading on European Union exchanges, as investors entered uncharted territory amid an escalating dispute between Switzerland and Brussels....
17:16, 07/01/2019

Swiss blue-chip index set to open higher as bourse row begins The blue-chip Swiss Market Index was set to open 0.7% higher on Monday, pre-market indications from Julius Baer showed, as the first shots were fired in a tit-for tat stock market battle between Switzerland and the European Union....
08:16, 07/01/2019

Swiss court upholds WhatsApp secrecy in case of fired employee A Swiss company must pay a worker it fired over WhatsApp messages in which she criticised her boss, a Swiss court has ruled, saying the firm violated her right to privacy by illegally inspecting the chats....
14:00, 07/02/2019

Caster Semenya appeals testosterone ruling to Swiss supreme court Athletics South Africa has also vowed to appeal a ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sport that requires Semenya to artificially reduce her testosterone levels to compete alongside other women....
04:00, 05/30/2019

Swiss study aims to find out if carbon dioxide can be locked in rock Swiss scientists are injecting carbon dioxide into rock deep inside a mountain to discover if the gas leaks out or if it can be locked away to stop it contributing to climate change....
19:48, 05/08/2019

Swiss soccer player Florijana Ismaili missing after swimming accident GENEVA — Switzerland forward Florijana Ismaili is missing after getting into difficulties while swimming in Italy. Swiss side Young Boys Bern says it has been informed that Ismaili, who plays for its women’s team, has been missing since she had a swimming accident at Lake Como in Lombardy on S...
17:48, 06/30/2019

Emirates' Etihad partners with Swiss blockchain platform Winding Tree Etihad Airways, the United Arab Emirates' national carrier, said on Thursday it has teamed up with open-source travel platform Winding Tree to explore using blockchain to distribute products and services without the need for third parties such as Sabre....
07:48, 08/09/2019

Swiss attorney general faces disciplinary steps over soccer probe The watchdog overseeing Swiss federal prosecutors has ordered an independent disciplinary investigation into Attorney General Michael Lauber over private meetings with the head of the global soccer body FIFA, the agency said on Friday....
15:48, 05/10/2019

British musician couple killed in Swiss light aircraft crash A British composer of film and television music and an acclaimed saxophonist died along with their baby in a plane crash in Switzerland on Sunday, a family spokesman said on Tuesday....
18:48, 08/27/2019

Swiss aerial display team flies over yodeling festival by mistake Switzerland's Patrouille Suisse squadron has apologized for making a fly-by over the wrong municipality. Instead of marking the centenary of an aviation pioneer's death, it startled visitors at a yodeling event....
20:48, 07/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Liberty Global will not amend terms of Swiss unit sale Liberty Global Plc said it would not change the terms of a planned sale of its UPC business in Switzerland to Sunrise Communications despite criticism of the deal from the Swiss telecom firm's largest shareholder....
11:16, 08/27/2019

Swiss propose house arrest, including for teenagers, to curb extremism The Swiss government on Wednesday proposed new laws aimed at preventing extremist violence and forcing people including children deemed a threat to be registered with authorities, with house arrest a last resort in some cases....
05:32, 05/23/2019

Swiss bank UBS loses bond role in China after economist's pig comment One of China's biggest state-run infrastructure companies has decided to exclude UBS from a bond deal. A senior economist at the Swiss bank sparked a furor in China after he used the phrase "Chinese pig."...
17:48, 06/17/2019

Swiss thrash Italy, Denmark beat France at ice hockey worlds BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Kevin Fiala scored a hat trick and added an assist as Switzerland thrashed Italy 9-0 in their first game at the world hockey championship on Saturday. It was Switzerland’s biggest victory over Italy at the worlds. Last year’s finalist, Switzerland, didn’...
15:32, 05/11/2019

Theresa May: Swiss holidays brought home impact of climate crisis Seeing retreating ice in mountains inspired PM to push for net zero emissions by 2050Theresa May has said she was won over to the cause of tackling the climate emergency on her Swiss walking holidays.In 2017 the prime minister decided to call what would prove to be a disastrous snap general election...
12:00, 06/27/2019

Swiss supreme court dismisses Valcke's FIFA ban appeal The Swiss supreme court says it has rejected an appeal by former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke against a 10-year ban from soccer for financial wrongdoing        ...
17:16, 05/31/2019

Swiss telco Sunrise fights to save $6.4 billion Liberty deal Swiss telecoms firm Sunrise Communications on Thursday stepped up efforts to rescue its takeover of Liberty Global's Swiss unit amid criticism from its top shareholder, saying it had found new synergies and could cut a planned rights issue to fund the deal....
20:48, 08/22/2019

British musicians and baby daughter killed in Swiss plane crash Jonathan and Hannah Goldstein and baby were in light aircraft thought to be flying to ItalyTwo leading British musicians and their baby daughter have been killed in a plane crash in the Swiss Alps.The award-winning composer Jonathan Goldstein, his wife, Hannah, a prominent saxophonist, and seven-mon...
01:16, 08/28/2019

Missing Swiss soccer player Florijana Ismaili’s body found The body of Swiss national soccer team player Florijana Ismaili was recovered Tuesday, three days after she went missing in a swimming accident in Italy, officials said. Ismaili, 24, who played 33 times for Switzerland and was captain of Young Boys Bern’s women’s team, did not surface Sa...
15:32, 07/03/2019

Senate panel wants to bring back drug proposal loved by Big Pharma in new White House-backed bill Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said he wants to revive an abandoned White House proposal that would have eliminated rebates from government drug plans....
19:32, 07/25/2019

Hold the phone: Chevy owners can order Domino's with their car You now have the chance to order pizza from your car's touchscreen. Chevy has added Domino's ordering to its Marketplace, making it the first company to offer pizza orders directly from your car's dash -- no smartphone app required. It's not a part......
21:32, 06/21/2019

The Owners of Eleven Madison Park Are Ending Their Partnership Will Guidara and Daniel Humm, whose restaurant group includes the world-famous Manhattan destination, are splitting up in a major divorce for the industry....
21:48, 07/29/2019

Survey: Car owners having issues with driver-assist systems DETROIT (AP) — Auto companies are starting to get a handle on buggy infotainment systems, but advanced driver-assist systems are emerging as a problem area. That’s among the findings of the annual quality survey by J.D. Power. The survey asks new-vehicle owners to report problems during their ...
19:32, 06/19/2019

Gun Owners In New Zealand Give Up Weapons After Mosque Killings Dozens of New Zealanders handed in their firearms today as a gun buyback scheme went into operation aimed at ridding the country of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch mosque......
20:48, 07/13/2019

Business owners across the US say this is the biggest 2020 election issue The latest CNBC|SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey reveals the No. 1 issue that business owners on Main Streets across the nation say will decide their vote for president in the 2020 election. It can be summed up in one word: Trump....
23:32, 08/12/2019

A Trump fundraiser could be the latest flashpoint between NFL players and owners Miami wide receiver Kenny Stills, a Colin Kaepernick ally, tweeted that the aims of team owner Stephen Ross's nonprofit were incongruous with supporting Trump....
00:48, 08/08/2019

Marlins’ Garrett Cooper is fantasy gem owners overlook If you ever have been to the beach, there is a good chance you’ve seen a random guy walking around wearing headphones while constantly waving his metal detector around hoping to find gold buried in the sand. Sometimes you watch him stroll aimlessly up and down the beach finding nothing while ticking...
05:16, 06/16/2019

Switch Owners Share Horror Stories Of Trying To Fix Joy-Con Drift “Joy-Con drift,” which results in a thumbstick that reads movement without player input, has been an ongoing problem for Nintendo Switch owners since the console’s launch back in early 2017. Without large-scale fixes from Nintendo, however, players have taken to fixing their $80 controllers themselv...
23:32, 07/17/2019

Mitch McConnell Says He and Obama Are Both the ‘Descendants of Slave Owners’ (WASHINGTON) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says his family’s history of slave ownership doesn’t change his opposition to reparations. The Kentucky Republican said Tuesday that he and former President Barack Obama have opposed reparations, and “both are the descenda...
10:00, 07/10/2019

HTC U11 and U12+ owners may have to wait another 2 to 3 months for stable Android Pie updates Poor software support is probably not the only reason why HTC's smartphone business is... essentially fading away, but the manner in which the company has been handling major Android updates in the last couple of years or so pretty much shatters any customer retention hopes this once-mighty handset ...
18:00, 06/20/2019

Dozens of New Zealand gun owners turn over weapons for cash Dozens of Christchurch gun owners handed over their weapons in exchange for cash in the first of more than 250 planned buyback events around New Zealand after the government outlawed many types of semi-automatics...
06:32, 07/13/2019

Buy-low candidates for fantasy baseball owners desperate for pitching In comparison to years past, starting pitching seems to be a lot less reliable for fantasy owners this season. We’ve seen injuries ravage the position, and some high-end starters like Chris Sale and Noah Syndergaard have struggled with consistency. When looking to build up your roster for a second-h...
06:16, 06/30/2019

Rob Manfred Says Owners Don't Much Enjoy The Rising Tide Of Dingers Commissioner Rob Manfred was prompted Tuesday to respond to comments from American League All-Star starting pitcher Justin Verlander, accusing Major League Baseball of deliberately juicing baseballs in order to goose offensive production. To no one’s great surprise, Manfred maintained once again th...
14:48, 07/10/2019

Owners of defective 2016 Google Pixels can now claim up to $500 Enlarge / Get paid for your defective Google microphones. Back in May, Google settled the defective Pixel 1 lawsuit brought against it in 2018 for $7.25 million, and now owners can file a claim at a new Pixel Settlement website. Owners of a first-generation Pixel could get up to $500 if they bou...
00:32, 08/14/2019

Pixel Owners: Submit Your Settlement Claim Now to Receive up to $500 A few months ago, Google agreed to pay $7.25 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over faulty microphones on the original Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones. For you, that means a payout of up to $500, and as of today, you can file your claims for the cash (even if you never experienced any mic is...
03:32, 08/14/2019

Moto Z2 Force owners on T-Mobile, AT&T and Sprint are told "No Pie for you!" Motorola, through a statement posted on the Lenovo support forum (via Droid-Life), announced late Tuesday that only the Verizon version of the Moto Z2 Force will be updated to Android 9 Pie in the U.S. That means those who purchased the handset from T-Mobile, AT&T and Sprint are destined to remain f...
00:48, 06/27/2019

States with more gun-owners have more murders in the home new study shows A new study shows states with more gun owners have higher numbers of partners and family members killing each other in the home. Veuer’s Chandra Lanier has the story.        ...
18:16, 07/22/2019

For Seattle’s Last Mobile Home Owners, the Clock Is Ticking An affordable slice of the urban housing market is vanishing as mobile home parks succumb to development, costing residents both their homes and their communities....
22:16, 07/21/2019

The overlooked catcher fantasy owners should start immediately Catchers have a tendency of being the fantasy equivalent of setting up auto payments with your bank — you set up the payment to be taken care of automatically, so you don’t have to worry or think about it, and you only are notified when something goes wrong. If you have players like Gary Sanchez,......
05:48, 07/21/2019

The sophomore QB trap fantasy football owners should avoid Everybody likes going back for seconds. Well, except those who suffer a sophomore jinx. But recently, there seems to be a trend in second-year quarterbacks rising to fantasy prominence, as opposed to the other way around. Jared Goff, Mitchell Trubisky, even Patrick Mahomes. These QBs took big leaps ...
16:00, 08/13/2019

De Blasio raked in contributions from hotel owners, developers He lost the battle of the mayors, but his base still came through. Although Mayor Bill de Blasio was crushed by South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg in the race to raise money for their presidential campaigns, Hizzoner pretty much cornered the market on contributions from bigwigs who rely on hi...
08:00, 07/17/2019

The number of fake assistance dogs is exploding – but who are the owners behind it? It’s easy to get your pet designated an emotional support animal. But abuse of the system takes a toll on those with genuine needsAccording to her owner, Nick, 40, Rosie – a 50lb, eight-year-old yellow labrador retriever – is a very good girl. (Both man and dog are using a pseudonym for reasons whic...
09:32, 08/13/2019

Survey reveals that less than 50% of Apple iPhone owners know which model they use Decluttr is a site that sells refurbished smartphones, tablets, and other tech gear. It recently conducted a survey (via iDropNews) among 2,000 phone owners and discovered some interesting things. First of all, those who own a flagship Samsung Galaxy handset are more likely to know the model of the ...
07:32, 07/03/2019

Fantasy owners shouldn’t buy into the rookie tight-end hype Some things get better with age. A fine wine, a nice scotch, jeans. And fantasy tight ends. George Kittle wasn’t a monster his rookie season. Nor was Zach Ertz. Or even stalwarts or legends like Antonio Gates, Jimmy Graham or Tony Gonzalez. Of course, there are some exceptions. Rob Gronkowski was th...
06:48, 08/05/2019

Jaguar woos Tesla owners with $3,000 I-Pace EV discount In a bid to kick start sales of its I-Pace luxury electric vehicle (EV), Jaguar has set its sights at an unlikely target: current Tesla owners. The automaker confirmed to Engadget that it's offering a select group of Tesla owners $3,000 off the price......
00:00, 08/14/2019

Time for fantasy baseball owners to play the hot hand September is almost upon us, and with that, most fantasy baseball owners will flip their attention to the minor league call-ups we have been expecting to see for some time now. The A’s are likely to bring up Jesus Luzardo, the White Sox have a hot prospect in Luis Robert, and the Astros are finally....
08:16, 08/18/2019

NFL owners discuss instant replay and... Peyton Manning? What I'm Hearing: USA TODAY Sports' Jarrett Bell was on hand for an NFL owners meeting held in Florida where topics of discussion included instant replay and a potential high-profile gig for Peyton Manning.        ...
03:48, 05/22/2019

Google will pay owners of faulty original Pixel phones up to $500 A group of OG Pixel and Pixel XL owners filed a lawsuit against Google back in 2018 accusing the company of knowingly selling devices with faulty microphones. Now, the tech giant has agreed to settle the class-action complaint and will pay those cust......
11:32, 05/15/2019

'We are the rightful owners' of Anadarko, Occidental CEO tells shareholders Occidental Petroleum Chief Executive Vicki Hollub on Friday touted her $38 billion deal for Anadarko Petroleum Corp, calling her company the deserved victor and defending the pricy deal with Berkshire Hathaway Inc that paved the way for the merger agreement....
18:48, 05/10/2019

Teslas for the robotaxi fleet: With every update, owners feel like they got a new car Over the years, Telsa has released useful updates like Autopilot, Dog Mode and Valet, along with fun features like Fart Mode and Romance Mode.        ...
22:32, 04/28/2019

Now Tesla owners can attach a picture to their repair request While many Tesla owners love their electric vehicles, one complaint we've heard about has been about waiting for repairs. Last year Elon Musk announced Tesla would bring most collision repairs in-house to help reduce wait times to same-day or even on......
06:48, 08/31/2019

Program lends hand to low-income animal owners A nationwide program is providing aid to pet owners in low-income neighborhoods to reduce the number of animals sent to shelters; Pets for Life provides free or low-cost animal medical services, supplies and food to clients. (Sept. 18)        ...
09:00, 09/18/2019

AZ Attorney General: More than 2.5K Jeep, Ram owners could receive up to $1K in restitution TUCSON – Jeep and Ram owners in Arizona could receive up to $1,000 in restitution after the Arizona Attorney General’s Office announced Monday that it reached a settlement with Fiat Chrysler over the company’s “EcoDiesel” Jeep Grand Cherokee and Ram vehicles. According ...
21:16, 08/20/2019