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Massachusetts prosecutors drop Kevin Spacey sex assault case

7:56am BST

BOSTON Massachusetts prosecutors on Wednesday dropped a criminal case accusing former "House of Cards" star Kevin Spacey of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old man at a Nantucket bar in 2016 after the alleged victim refused to testify. | Video

Whole Foods wins dismissal of NYC overcharging lawsuit

12:09am BST

A federal judge on Wednesday dismissed a proposed class-action lawsuit that accused the Whole Foods Market supermarket chain of overcharging shoppers in New York City by overstating the weight of prepackaged foods it sold.

Man sentenced for threatening to bomb Harvard ceremony for black students

17 Jul 2019

BOSTON An Arizona man was sentenced to 15 months in prison on Wednesday after admitting he made online threats to bomb Harvard University and shoot students at its first commencement ceremony for black students in order to "end their pro-black agenda."

UPDATE 1-Man sentenced for threatening to bomb Harvard ceremony for black students

17 Jul 2019

BOSTON, July 17 An Arizona man was sentenced to 15 months in prison on Wednesday after admitting he made online threats to bomb Harvard University and shoot students at its first commencement ceremony for black students in order to "end their pro-black agenda."

Pennsylvania appeals court revives Risperdal breast growth lawsuit

17 Jul 2019

A Pennsylvania appeals court has granted a young Texas man another chance to prove at trial that he developed breasts after he was prescribed Johnson & Johnson's antipsychotic drug Risperdal when he was a child.

Urine drug test manufacturer wins dismissal of whistleblower lawsuit

17 Jul 2019

A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a whistleblower lawsuit alleging that a fast-growing North Carolina-based manufacturer of urine drug test analyzers fueled its growth through a marketing scheme that defrauded Medicare and Medicaid.

Opioid litigation judge hails PBM painkiller abuse reforms

16 Jul 2019

A federal judge says three top pharmacy benefit managers are now offering insurers the ability to limit reimbursement on prescriptions of opioids to curb their abuse after a Texas county and two Teamsters locals asked him to force them to change their polices.

Gerber barred from baby formula allergy prevention claims in FTC deal

15 Jul 2019

Gerber Products Co will be barred from claiming its baby formula can prevent or reduce the risk of developing allergies or can help cure or mitigate diseases as part of a settlement announced by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Monday.

U.S. says Mallinckrodt owes bigger rebates after massive price hike

15 Jul 2019

The federal government has urged a judge to prevent Mallinckrodt PLC from ducking payment of hundreds of millions of dollars in rebates to state Medicaid programs to account for a "massive price hike" for the drugmaker's top-selling medication.

Oklahoma, J&J to wrap up first trial over opioid crisis

15 Jul 2019

July 15 Oklahoma's attorney general is expected on Monday to urge a judge to find Johnson & Johnson responsible for flooding the market with painkillers and fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic, as the first trial in nationwide litigation over the drug crisis comes to an end.

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