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Purdue Pharma, maker of opioid painkiller OxyContin, files for bankruptcy – National

Purdue Pharma, maker of opioid painkiller OxyContin, files for bankruptcy – National

Purdue Pharma, the company that made billions selling the prescription painkiller OxyContin, filed for bankruptcy in White Plains, New York, days after reaching a tentative settlement with many of the state and local governments suing it over the toll of opioids. The filing was anticipated before and after the tentative deal, which could be worth […]

Hong Kong govt: Violence is harmful, won’t solve divisions

Hong Kong govt: Violence is harmful, won’t solve divisions

An anti-government protester throws a Molotov cocktail during a demonstration near Central Government Complex in Hong Kong, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019. Police fired a water cannon and tear gas at protesters who lobbed Molotov cocktails outside the Hong Kong government office complex Sunday, as violence flared anew after thousands of pro-democracy supporters marched through downtown […]

The Latest: Oil prices spike after attack on Saudi facility

The Latest: Oil prices spike after attack on Saudi facility

Storage tanks are seen at the North Jiddah bulk plant, an Aramco oil facility, in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019. The weekend drone attack in Buqyaq on one of the world’s largest crude oil processing plants that dramatically cut into global oil supplies is the most visible sign yet of how Aramco’s stability […]

Hong Kong reopens after violent weekend of clashes and protests

Hong Kong reopens after violent weekend of clashes and protests

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s businesses and underground rail stations re-opened as usual on Monday morning, after a chaotic Sunday that saw police fire water cannon, tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters who blocked roads and threw petrol bombs outside government headquarters. FILE PHOTO: A general view of Victoria Harbour and downtown skyline […]

What Chinese Students Abroad Really Think About Hong Kong

What Chinese Students Abroad Really Think About Hong Kong

SYDNEY, Australia — As tensions have swelled on Australian university campuses over the democracy movement in Hong Kong, the battle lines seem to have been neatly drawn: Chinese students on the side of China, and Chinese-Australian students on the side of Hong Kong. But inside the halls, the reality is more complicated. Views are often […]

Donald Trump Says, No Condition’ Talks With Iran Fake News

Donald Trump Says, No Condition’ Talks With Iran Fake News

Donald Trump’s statement comes a day after two oil facilities in Saudi Arabia were hit by drone strikes. Washington:  Defying the statements of his top officials, US President Donald Trump on Sunday stated that the reports of him being ready to talk to Iran without conditions are “incorrect”. “The Fake News is saying that I […]

Finally, Ash Ketchum Is A Pokemon Master

Finally, Ash Ketchum Is A Pokemon Master

For the past twenty years, while the rest of us have been out here living real lives, poor Ash Ketchum stayed stuck as a ten-year-old anime boy desperately trying to become some sort of Pokemon master. Fortunately, just as the Pokemon game series prepares to make its biggest leap yet to consoles, Ash achieved his […]

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