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People Billion-Dollar Opioid Fraud Crackdown, 400 Charged
Author: 0 Billion-Dollar Opioid Fraud Crackdown, 400 Charged

A total of 412 people, including nearly 115 doctors, nurses and other medical professionals, have been charged in the sweeping enforcement action, the biggest ever by the multi-agency Medicare Strike Force, the Justice Department said in a statement.

People Jordan Jones named to Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch list
Author: 0 Jordan Jones named to Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch list

Haynes has made the watch list for the second straight year for the award given annually to the best defensive player in college football. After appearing in six games as a freshman, Landry flashed some great potential with 16 tackles for loss and 3.5 sacks in 2015.

People Qatar agrees to curb terrorism financing under deal with US
Author: 0 Qatar agrees to curb terrorism financing under deal with US

While Patey said he did not believe that Saudi Arabia was directly involved in financing groups designated as terrorist organizations by the United Kingdom, he said its promotion of a hardline branch of Sunni Islam known as Salafism or, more specifically, Wahhabism, had the potential to pave the way for individuals joining militant Islamist groups.

People Republicans Release Draft of New ObamaCare Overhaul Plan
Author: 0 Republicans Release Draft of New ObamaCare Overhaul Plan

The revised bill grew out of the controversy over the Senate's first attempt to repeal the ACA, also known as Obamacare. Mike Lee (R-Utah), who have proposed an amendment to allow insurance companies to sell cheap health insurance that doesn't meet Obamacare's minimum benefits if they also offer a plan that does.

People 11 expatriate workers killed in Saudi fire
Author: 0 11 expatriate workers killed in Saudi fire

The blaze broke out at a three-storey house that does not have windows. India's Jeddah Consulate officials on Thursday said 10 Indians were among 11 killed in a fire in Saudi Arabia's Najran that broke out on Wednesday. The region's governor has ordered an investigation and expressed concern over workers' accommodation, the Saudi Press Agency reported. His office will be supervising the committee, which will include representatives from the Civil Defence, Municipality and the Ministry of ...

People Nemtsov Killer Sentenced to 20 Years in Jail
Author: 0 Nemtsov Killer Sentenced to 20 Years in Jail

Russian prosecutors had recommended that Dadayev should be jailed for life, but the judge opted for a lighter, 20-year sentence on Thursday after taking into account that the former law enforcer was the father of young children and had some "positive" characteristics.

People Magnitude-5.8 quake detected off N. Korea's east coast: US Geological Survey
Author: 0 Magnitude-5.8 quake detected off N. Korea's east coast: US Geological Survey

Information on possible victims and destructions did not arrive. North Korea causes seismic events when it conducts underground nuclear bomb tests, but Dutton said there was nothing to indicate this quake was a man-made event. South Korea's Defence Ministry said there was no indication that North Korea had carried out a nuclear test. "It occurred at 500 kilometers (310 miles) below the seabed".

Author: 0 UK Repeal Bill sets up rights clash with opposition parties

In essence it will copy and paste European Union law into the United Kingdom statute book then those not required after Brexit will be voted out. Corbyn, who slashed Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May's majority in an election last month but has promised to honour last year's referendum vote to leave the European Union, was in Brussels to push for a "jobs first Brexit", though Barnier is at pains to stress he will negotiate only with May's government.

People China's Exports Growth Tops Expectations
Author: 0 China's Exports Growth Tops Expectations

In the first half of 2017, exports climbed 15% from previous year and imports advanced 25.7% in yuan terms, customs data showed. The numbers come amid a trade dispute with the United States, which says China has flooded global markets with cheap aluminium and steel.

People Appeals Court Overturns Sheldon Silver's Conviction on Corruption Charges
Author: 0 Appeals Court Overturns Sheldon Silver's Conviction on Corruption Charges

The judges wrote that most people would view those scenarios with "distaste", but they ruled that the instructions that the trial judge gave to the Silver jury were incorrect. In that case, the justices explained that illicit payments must result in a formal exercise of power in a pending matter or proceeding in order to be considered an "official act" within the meaning of the anti-corruption statutes.

People Senate Judiciary Committee head to ask Donald Trump Jr to testify
Author: 0 Senate Judiciary Committee head to ask Donald Trump Jr to testify

Manafort resigned from Trump's campaign in August, long before the presidential election in November. Trump Jr . said Tuesday he would be "happy" to work with a Senate Intelligence Committee now investigating alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election after he himself acknowledged meeting a Kremlin-linked lawyer during his father's campaign.

People Trump help Afghan girls to participate in global robotics competition
Author: 0 Trump help Afghan girls to participate in global robotics competition

Politico reported that the State Department and Department of Homeland Security, at President Donald Trump's urging, changed course following an outcry of criticism. Robots will compete to collect clean and contaminated water "particles" represented by differently colored balls, and cooperation among the teams will also be rewarded throughout the competition, Mr.

People Marine from Jacksonville, Florida, among 16 killed in military plane crash
Author: 0 Marine from Jacksonville, Florida, among 16 killed in military plane crash

The six Marines and one Navy Corpsman from Camp Lejeune were headed to Yuma to join other members of the 2d Raider Battalion for pre-deployment training in Yuma. The KC-130 is used to refuel aircraft in flight and transport cargo and troops. Several bouquets were left Tuesday at the main gate of Stewart Air National Guard Base in Newburgh, N.Y., where the plane was based.

People Four killed in I-70 crash near Bonner Springs
Author: 0 Four killed in I-70 crash near Bonner Springs

The crash was in Leavenworth County. The Buick Lacrosse the Cohen's were in, Mireles' Ford Taurus, and another vehicle were slowing down and getting ready to stop. The Indian Creek Express vehicle then continued traveling through the area of first impact, where it struck a 2012 Buick LaCrosse that had been in front of the GMC.

People Johnson retired because he was 'stuck' in Detroit
Author: 0 Johnson retired because he was 'stuck' in Detroit

If the Lions knew that Johnson already had made a decision to quit playing, it may not have been very hard to convince him that they weren't prepared to cut him loose. When Johnson retired a year ago, he cited the pounding his body had taken over his nine National Football League seasons as the reason he chose to hang up his cleats.

People Real Housewives star Tamra Judge shares facelift photos
Author: 0 Real Housewives star Tamra Judge shares facelift photos

On Instagram , she shared all the details. The Real Housewives of Orange County is back for its 12th season and the ladies don't waste any time drawing lines in the sand. You can go running. She also says that her stressful relationship with former friend Vicki Gunvalson is one of the reason's for her weight gain. The original Housewife sat down with " Extra's " Mario Lopez at Universal Studios Hollywood to dish on the new man in her life and the new season! There are ambulance rides in ...

People Trump Delays Decision on Sudan Sanctions Until October
Author: 0 Trump Delays Decision on Sudan Sanctions Until October

Sudan is asking the United States to permanently scrap 24-year-old sanctions, warning that the country could fall back into war if the sanctions are reapplied. "U.S. relations should not be normalized without significant progress on human rights", Henry said. President Omar al-Bashir announced the decision with "regret" after Trump delayed easing trade embargo with Sudan.

People India, China can handle border differences, senior Indian official says
Author: 0 India, China can handle border differences, senior Indian official says

He said that "The situation in the Kashmir has attracted attention of the world community". Beijing also said it was "willing to play a constructive role in improving relations between India and Pakistan", although India will be cool to such a prospect considering Beijing's increasing intervention in Kashmir through its investments in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (Pok).

People UK Supreme Court Approves Reforms for Same-Sex Marriage
Author: 0 UK Supreme Court Approves Reforms for Same-Sex Marriage

The case proceeded from there to the Supreme Court and Justices there have now unanimously reversed the earlier rulings, declaring paragraph 18 of Schedule 9 to the Equality Act incompatible with EU law - specifically EU Directive 2000/78/EC, which prohibits employment discrimination in member states .

People Police take Dileep to Thodupuzha
Author: 0 Police take Dileep to Thodupuzha

Since the actor has been remanded in judicial custody, Manju Warrier might move legally to gain custody of their daughter very soon. In February, earlier this year, a popular Malayalam actress was molested by a group of men in her own auto, while she was travelling from Thrissur to Kochi .

People Skateboarders versus police in San Francisco
Author: 0 Skateboarders versus police in San Francisco

A police vehicle had a window broken and two vehicles were tagged with graffiti during the stand-off, a spokeswoman said. Skateboarders had gathered in Dolores Park for an informal skateboarding competition dubbed "hill-bombing". "Another person said a skater had "shoulder-checked" an officer, pushing him into the patrol vehicle". However the San Francisco Chronicle quoted a police officer as saying the collision had been an accident.

People Pence visiting Lexington Wednesday to tout GOP health-care plan
Author: 0 Pence visiting Lexington Wednesday to tout GOP health-care plan

Pence . Bevin has asked the federal government for permission to change how Medicaid works in Kentucky by requiring most beneficiaries to pay monthly premiums costing between $1 and $15 per month. We were fully engaged with taking his message to make America great again all across this country. "Did any adviser or anybody in the Trump campaign have any contact with the Russians who were trying to meddle in the election?" "Of course not", Pence replied then .

People Trump Admin. Takes Russian Cybersecurity Company Off Approved List
Author: 0 Trump Admin. Takes Russian Cybersecurity Company Off Approved List

The Kremlin said on Tuesday it regretted the USA move against Kaspersky Lab, adding: "We certainly believe that this is a politicized decision". "In the internal communications referenced within the recent article, the facts are once again either being misinterpreted or manipulated to fit the agenda of certain individuals desperately wanting there to be inappropriate ties between the company, its CEO and the Russian government, but no matter what communication they claim to have, the facts ...

People Air Canada flight nearly lands on crowded San Francisco taxiway
Author: 0 Air Canada flight nearly lands on crowded San Francisco taxiway

In an audio recording of the air traffic controller chatter you can hear a United Airlines pilot telling the control tower, "Air Canada flew directly over us". The tower responds: "Air Canada 759 confirmed clear to land Runway 28-Right". The incident almost became "the greatest aviation disaster in history", retired United Airlines Capt.

People Two Palestinians killed by Israeli soldiers in Jenin refugee camp
Author: 0 Two Palestinians killed by Israeli soldiers in Jenin refugee camp

The forces returned fire, killing, according to Palestinian sources, a resident later identified as Sa'ad Nasser Salah, 20. "They opened fire on him because they thought that he wanted to harm them". The fate of Qalqiliya, which lies along the de facto Israeli border and is surrounded on three sides by Israel's separation barrier, touches on one of the conflict's thorniest issues: the battle over the 60 percent of the West Bank known as Area C.

People Alaskans shrug off North Korea threat: 'I'm anxious about moose, not missiles'
Author: 0 Alaskans shrug off North Korea threat: 'I'm anxious about moose, not missiles'

Pyongyang also described the joint drill as a "dangerous military gambit of warmongers who are trying to ignite the fuse of a nuclear war on the peninsula". China's UN Ambassador Liu Jieyi told Reuters that it was important to ensure that any action the council might take should be conducive to achieving the goal of a denuclearised, peaceful and stable Korean Peninsula.

People 255 survived tower fire: London police
Author: 0 255 survived tower fire: London police

Asked why she had not been into any of the towers when her brief entailed working with the borough's poorest families, she said she had worked with the borough's most disadvantaged families for over a decade, is a nursery governor and worked with a pupil referral unit.

People Va. Man Pleads Guilty to Killing Bald Eagle, Faces Year in Prison
Author: 0 Va. Man Pleads Guilty to Killing Bald Eagle, Faces Year in Prison

Thacker told police that he tried to scare off the eagle with a warning shot, but it didn't leave. The Department of Game and Inland Fisheries launched an investigation culminating in Thacker's guilty plea, as detailed by the Attorney's Office of Eastern District of Virginia .

People Brazil's PSDB party could exit coalition after vote, paper says
Author: 0 Brazil's PSDB party could exit coalition after vote, paper says

Opposition senators had tried to block the vote with a sit-in at the Senate president's rostrum, but the session resumed after a six-hour delay and in a vote on the measure's initial reading the body voted 50-26 in favor. Sitting on a smaller chair, he could not use his microphone and was forced to shout to his peers to get the discussions under way. Many investors are uncertain whether the reform agenda and Brazil's economic recovery stand a better chance under the current administration, ...

People GOP super PAC targets Mo Brooks for past anti-Trump remarks
Author: 0 GOP super PAC targets Mo Brooks for past anti-Trump remarks

Recently, Brooks attempted to position himself as the pro-Trump candidate, calling for either a fully funded border wall with Mexico or a government shutdown. Brooks is now running against Sen. But where unusual has been a loyal member of the GOP's majority, Brooks has carved out a House role as an uncompromising conservative - a Freedom Caucus member who initially opposed the American Health Care Act.

People Trump meeting with French president to focus on Syria and terror fight
Author: 0 Trump meeting with French president to focus on Syria and terror fight

Trump will meet with French President Emmanuel Macron during the trip. -French military alliance, both then and now. President Trump and French President Macron shake hands in Brussels. A large majority of those strikes this year have taken place in Syria, where the militants have their de facto capital in the city of Raqqa. But they also share certain goals, such as reducing the number of workers in their respective governments.

People Two Americans killed battling IS in Syria
Author: 0 Two Americans killed battling IS in Syria

BUFFALO, NY-According to multiple reports, a Buffalo native was killed last week fighting ISIS in northern Syria . He took the nom de guerre Demhat Goldman. Warden said in his video testimony that he made a decision to volunteer after "terrorist attacks" ISIS committed in Western cities such as Orlando, San Bernardino, Nice and Paris.