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“Software firm negotiates $145 million settlement in opioid-kickback scheme…”

“Just days ago, the Justice Department announced a new action tied to its efforts to hold those responsible for the opioid epidemic accountable. The DoJ noted in a press release it had reached a $145 million settlement with a firm called Practice … Continue reading

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POISONOUS BABY POWDER: “Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $750mn in New Jersey talc case”

“US drug manufacturer Johnson & Johnson (J&J) will have to pay punitive damages of $750 million to four plaintiffs who allege that the company’s baby powder caused their cancers. The plaintiffs have already been awarded $37.2 million as compensation for … Continue reading

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“No safety net: 2 in 5 would struggle to pay off $400 bill”

“According to a survey of 2,000 U.S. citizens, just one in four Americans have enough savings to cover no more than two months of bills. In the event of unexpected unemployment, or a family emergency, that doesn’t leave a whole … Continue reading

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“NATIONAL DEBT INCREASED BY $3 TRILLION DURING DONALD TRUMP’S THREE YEARS AS PRESIDENT”

“Nearly four years after then-presidential candidate Donald Trump said he would eliminate the federal debt in eight years, the deficit has since risen by more than 16 percent under his presidency. On Tuesday, attorney George Conway, a frequent Trump critic … Continue reading

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“Russia’s Gold Reserves Continue Setting Records Amid De-Dollarization Drive”

“Last week, acting Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov confirmed that Russia’s economic policy includes the “gradual de-dollarization of the economy” amid what he said was an “increasingly aggressive use of financial sanctions by the US administration” and Washington’s “outright abuse” of … Continue reading

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STOLEN: “U.S. government confiscates family’s $82,000 for no reason”

“There were no charges. No crimes. No arrests. No allegation of any wrongdoing. Not even suspicion of any wrongdoing. Just the fact that a woman was moving her family’s $82,000 to a bank in a nearby state, requiring her to … Continue reading

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“Big Tech joins up with Big Brother to turn your private health data into $38bn ‘public treasure’”

“Big Tech is poised to rake in tens of billions of dollars from a new healthcare recordkeeping standard that scorns privacy for convenience, creating massive opportunities for extortion and other abuses by criminals and government… The US government has officially … Continue reading

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