US

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Major drug wholesalers and retailers facing a massive lawsuit for allegedly fostering the nation’s opioid crisis asked the judge hearing the case to recuse himself on Saturday. Federal Judge Dan A. Polster, of the U.S. District Court’s Northern District of Ohio, poses in an undated photo obtained by Reuters in Cleveland, Ohio,
0 Comments
(In September 12 story, corrects name of European Union Aviation Safety Agency from European Aviation and Space Agency in paragraph 10) FILE PHOTO: Boeing Co Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., April 29, 2019. Jim Young/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Congress on Thursday asked Boeing Co’s chief executive
0 Comments
HOUSTON (Reuters) – Federal and state authorities on Friday criminally charged climate change protesters for shutting down the largest U.S. energy-export port for a day by dangling from a bridge. FILE PHOTO: Greenpeace USA climbers form a blockade on the Fred Hartman Bridge, shutting down the Houston Ship Channel, the largest fossil fuel thoroughfare in
0 Comments
(Reuters) – As U.S health officials scramble to identify the root cause of hundreds of severe lung illnesses tied to vaping, one possible culprit identified so far is a line of illicit marijuana vape products sold under the brand names “Dank Vapes” and “Chronic Carts.” FILE PHOTO: A man uses a vape as he walks on Broadway in New York City, U.S., September
0 Comments
BOSTON (Reuters) – Actress Felicity Huffman, the first parent sentenced in a wide-ranging U.S. college admissions cheating scandal, was given a 14-day prison term on Friday after pleading guilty to paying to rig her daughter’s entrance exam. file photo: Actor Felicity Huffman, accompanied by her brother Moore Huffman Jr., leaves the federal courthouse after facing
0 Comments
BOSTON (Reuters) – Actress Felicity Huffman, the first parent to be sentenced in a wide-ranging college admissions scandal, faces prison time on Friday for admittedly paying to rig her daughter’s entrance exam. file photo: Actor Felicity Huffman, accompanied by her brother Moore Huffman Jr., leaves the federal courthouse after facing charges in a nationwide college
0 Comments
DETROIT (Reuters) – United Auto Workers (UAW) President Gary Jones and his predecessor are unnamed officials accused in a federal criminal case involving alleged corruption at the labor union, the Detroit News reported, citing three sources familiar with the matter. FILE PHOTO: United Auto Workers President Gary Jones delivers remarks at the opening plenary session
0 Comments
FILE PHOTO: PG&E crew work on power lines to repair damage caused by the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, U.S. November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage/File Photo (Reuters) – Power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement agreement with entities representing about 85% of insurance subrogation claims relating to 2017
0 Comments
ROCHESTER, Minn. (Reuters) – The U.S. government is paying Texas cotton farmer J. Walt Hagood $145 an acre for losses related to U.S. President Donald Trump’s trade policies. But Minnesota soybean farmer Betsy Jensen will get just $35 an acre. FILE PHOTO: Paul and Vanessa Kummer check the soybeans on their farm near Colfax, North
0 Comments