02-20-2018  11:26 pm      •     

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The SEC says J&J agents used fake contracts and sham companies to deliver the bribes, which began at least 13 years ago

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Health care giant Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay $70 million to settle civil and criminal charges of bribing doctors in Europe and paying kickbacks to the Iraqi government


USA has one quarter of the worlds prisoners and too many are Black men

The NAACP is joining Newt Gingrich in calling for a reduction in the number of state and federal prisoners and spending the savings on education.


Book alleges Betty Shabazz and maybe Malcolm had affairs

Two of Malcolm X's daughters are unhappy that a new biography alleges their parents' marriage was strained and that their mother - and possibly their father - were unfaithful.


'It ought to encourage a lot of other people to squeal'

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- An accountant who tipped off the IRS that his employer was skimping on taxes has received $4.5 million in the first IRS whistleblower award


A fight over federal dollars for Planned Parenthood is blocking a deal

WASHINGTON (AP) -- With the clock ticking to a partial government shutdown at midnight, the top Democrat in the Senate said Friday that the White House and Republicans have agreed on a spending cut of $38 billion


The disaster has turned more Americans against new nuclear power plants.

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Most Americans doubt the U.S. government is prepared to respond to a nuclear emergency like the one in Japan, a new Associated Press-GfK poll shows. But it also shows few Americans believe such an emergency would occur.


The new terror alerts would also be published online using Facebook and Twitter 'when appropriate'

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. government's new system to replace the five color-coded terror alerts will have two levels of warnings -- elevated and imminent -- that will be relayed to the public only under certain circumstances


Critics appealed to advertisers to boycott his show last summer after he said President Barack Obama had 'a deep-seated hatred for white people'

NEW YORK (AP) -- Glenn Beck later this year will end his Fox News Channel talk show, which has sunk in the ratings and has suffered from an advertiser boycott


After all-night talks among aides, President Barack Obama summoned Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev. to the White House

Short of a deal, congressional leaders bargained and squabbled by turns Thursday on legislation to cut spending and prevent a partial government shutdown that loomed for Friday at midnight


EMC Frontline Pregnancy Centers promotes itself as 'Fighting for life in NYC - the abortion capital of America'

The debate between the centers and the city has renewed focus on the New York City's abortion rate, at 41 percent among the highest in the country


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