• AG targets drug makers as part of opiate probe
AG targets drug makers as part of opiate probe

The attorneys general served investigative subpoenas for documents and information, also known as Civil Investigative Demands, on Endo, Janssen, Teva/Cephalon, Allergan, and their related entities, as well as a supplemental Civil Investigative Demand on Purdue Pharma.

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  • FPL works to restore power to East Coast as deadline approaches
FPL works to restore power to East Coast as deadline approaches

Michelle Rogers, a resident in the Rolling Oaks division of Southwest Ranches in Broward, said FPL crews arrived Sunday to fix "live wires & transformer to rotted broken pole which fell sparking and booming into my yard". That lowered to 39,780 the number of homes and businesses still without power following Hurricane Irma , or about 13 percent of...

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  • Prime Minister arrives in NY to participate in 72nd UNGA session
Prime Minister arrives in NY to participate in 72nd UNGA session

Pakistan Ambassador to the UN Dr Maleeha Lodhi talking to Pakistani journalists here on Sunday said the Pence-Abbasi talks are likely to take place on Tuesday. The Pakistani Prime Minister further added that he does not all the details but confirmed that the vehicle was parked in an embassy compound before it was detonated on 31 May.

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  • Donald Trump has just threatened to
Donald Trump has just threatened to "totally destroy North Korea"

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tweeted after the speech that in more than 30 years of attending summits, he has never heard a speech as "brave". Asked to explain the term "Lebanization", he said , "Iran takes advantage of failed states, and civil wars, and wars generally". Turning to Venezuela, Trump called the collapsing situation ...

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  • Hurricane Irma death toll up in Florida as recovery underway
Hurricane Irma death toll up in Florida as recovery underway

Augustine, the Gulf Coast across to I-95, it triggered the largest evacuation in Florida and left large swaths of the state without power for days. "About 534,000 outages remain in Florida; at Irma's peak, on September 11, there were more than 7.8 million outages".

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  • Donald Trump still has no evidence that his wiretapping claim was right
Donald Trump still has no evidence that his wiretapping claim was right

CNN added that two of its three unnamed sources admitted that their "evidence is not conclusive". The FBI then restarted the surveillance after obtaining a new FISA warrant that extended at least into early this year. The CNN report also noted that Manafort has a residence in Trump Tower, although it said it was "unclear" whether the wiretapping...

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  • Hurricane Maria makes landfall on Dominicana
Hurricane Maria makes landfall on Dominicana

Monday. Dominicana The island was heavily damaged on Monday night through to Tuesday, when the hurricane made landfall. Maria, which has been fluctuating in intensity between a Category Four and Category Five hurricane on its path through the Caribbean, hit Dominica with winds of up to 160 miles (257 kilometres) per hour, the US National...

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  • Trump plans military parade for Independence Day
Trump plans military parade for Independence Day

But their relationship has since grown close, highlighted by Trump's visit to Paris in July where they held talks and watched a military parade to mark France's annual Bastille Day holiday and the 100th anniversary of the US entry into World War One.

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  • Boris Johnson 'won't resign' over Brexit intervention fallout, Foreign Secretary insists
Boris Johnson 'won't resign' over Brexit intervention fallout, Foreign Secretary insists

Meanwhile, Ms May said she was confident of achieving a consensus, saying: "Yes, the Cabinet is absolutely clear about the destination we are aiming for in relation to our European negotiations". Rumours have circulated that Johnson told friends he could "not live" with the proposed deal, according to the Telegraph . Seen as an open challenge to...

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  • Boris Johnson and dodgy use of statistics: A wake-up call?
Boris Johnson and dodgy use of statistics: A wake-up call?

Mr Johnson revisited the £350m claim in a 4,000-word article for the Daily Telegraph setting out the direction he wants Brexit to take. Meanwhile, a Downing Street spokeswoman said the question of Britain paying for access to the European markets was a matter for negotiations.

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  • President Trump Coming to AL to Support Strange
President Trump Coming to AL to Support Strange

Shelby says Luther Strange ..."not only understands the complex issues facing our nation, but he is also poised to help continue Alabama's growth and economic development". The endorsement of unusual was not the only political win for odd over the weekend. "What's changed?" Moore asks in the video below, as first reported by The Hill .

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  • Verdict expected today in the trial of Irishman Ibrahim Halawa
Verdict expected today in the trial of Irishman Ibrahim Halawa

Fifty-four people were acquitted, including Irish citizen Ibrahim Halawa. Mr Halawa was just 17 when he was arrested. Nearly 500 people were charged with crimes over the violence which erupted following the removal of President Mohammed Morsi in 2013.

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  • Snapchat takes down Al Jazeera's channel in Saudi Arabia
Snapchat takes down Al Jazeera's channel in Saudi Arabia

Al Jazeera condemned the blocking as an assault on freedom of expression. Social media app Snapchat has blocked access to Al Jazeera articles and videos on the platform in Saudi Arabia, following a request from Saudi authorities. Al Jazeera articles remain open to Snapchat users in 14 other countries in the Middle East. Last August, the Semi au...

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  • Alec Baldwin:
Alec Baldwin: "At Long Last, Here, Mr. President, Is Your Emmy"

One of the biggest questions headed into Sunday night's Emmys was whether or not the TV industry would use its platform to lambast USA president Donald Trump . Actress, Comedy Series: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, " Veep ". But I like to think if I had written it, it wouldn't be so on the nose? The actor said the Saturday Night Live role has allowed ...

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  • Tight Security, High Expectations — Trump at UN
Tight Security, High Expectations — Trump at UN

This may seem a low bar to set, but against the backdrop of Trump's anti-UN rhetoric and his espoused policy of "America First," his visit to the world's most visible multilateral organization could indeed be interpreted as an albeit small, but important step.

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  • DEVELOPING: 3 Dead, More Injured in NY Bus Collision
DEVELOPING: 3 Dead, More Injured in NY Bus Collision

A passenger on the city bus and the charter bus driver also were killed. "Just shocking - you see the scene over there", de Blasio said. An MTA bus was traveling on Main Street and proceeded to make a right turn eastbound on Northern Boulevard when it was struck by the tour bus, Holmes said.

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  • Conservative 'View' Host Jedediah Bila Announces Her Last Day On The Show
Conservative 'View' Host Jedediah Bila Announces Her Last Day On The Show

Although she was seen by many as a conservative because of her strong defense of the Second Amendment on the show, Bila is registered as an independent. "This has been a really great experience. You put up with me and I appreciate all of you". ABC is considering former Fox News contributor Meghan McCain to replace Bila, according to The Ho...

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  • Police Say Dad Scared Daughter, Results In Gunshot Fired
Police Say Dad Scared Daughter, Results In Gunshot Fired

And so Santiago took his gun and fired it toward the yard of the building next door to scare off the would-be attacker. "However, J.B. ran into the back bedroom of the apartment". When the child ran into the apartment, she asked the family living there if she could stay there because a clown was chasing her, the report said. His family defended h...

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  • United States retains Iran deal sanctions relief - for now
United States retains Iran deal sanctions relief - for now

In New York, President Rouhani said "whether the United States is happy or worried", the JCPOA is to stay in political history as a sign of how complex worldwide issues can be resolved via dialog. In addition, Shamkani said that researchers in the military centers have been working on conventional weapons, particularly missiles, as part of Iran's...

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  • Georgia Tech Police Officer Shoots, Kills Student
Georgia Tech Police Officer Shoots, Kills Student

Officers were responding to a call about a man carrying a gun and a knife, CBS News correspondent Mark Strassmann reports. VP of Student Life And Dean of Students John M. Stewart said he doesn't believe Scout was attempting "suicide by cop". After the shooting, Georgia Tech President G.P. "Bud" Peterson sent an email to the school community p...

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