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Jeff Katz
February 19, 2020 - 11:35 am
The Boy Scouts are facing an onslaught of lawsuits over sexual abuse of thousands of boys. Will this be their demise? Read more below.
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FILE - In this Oct. 21, 2016, photo, a man walks past a Rite Aid in Philadelphia. Pharmacy chains, including Rite Aid, are fighting claims that they're to blame for the opioid crisis in two Ohio counties. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
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AP News
January 07, 2020 - 5:47 pm
By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Doctors and other healthcare practitioners who write prescriptions bear ultimate responsibility for improper distribution of opioids to patients, not pharmacists who are obliged to fill those prescriptions, a series of pharmacy chains...
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Michael Bloomberg
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Jeff Katz
December 17, 2019 - 4:45 pm
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (D) allegedly once told a pregnant employee to "kill it," referring to her baby. According to ABC News, several lawsuits are coming back to light since Bloomberg - who has faced allegations of sexist comments and creating a hostile work environment for...
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AP News
September 11, 2019 - 4:34 pm
By GEOFF MULVIHILL and DAVE COLLINS Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma reached a tentative deal Wednesday with about half the states and thousands of local governments over its role in the nation's deadly opioid epidemic, but criticism by several state attorneys...
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AP News
August 30, 2019 - 2:34 pm
By MIKE CATALINI Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America is facing a threat from a growing wave of lawsuits over decades-old allegations of sexual abuse. The Scouts have been sued in multiple states in recent months by purported abuse victims, including plaintiffs taking...
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Gregg Henson
August 20, 2019 - 1:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Three women are suing the estate of Jeffrey Epstein and others in lawsuits that cite rape and other forced sex acts while he served a Florida jail sentence and assaults that stretched to 2014. The lawsuits in Manhattan federal court were filed Tuesday on behalf of women who remained...
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August 06, 2019 - 3:55 pm
By KATHLEEN RONAYNE Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Trump campaign and Republican Party sued California on Tuesday over a new law requiring presidential candidates to release their tax returns to run in the state's primary, legislation that was aimed at prying loose President Donald...
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