GlaxoSmithKline Plc has agreed to plead guilty to misdemeanor criminal charges and pay $3 billion to settle what government officials said on Monday is the largest case of healthcare fraud in U.S. history.
The agreement, which still needs court approval, would resolve allegations that the British drugmaker broke U.S. laws in the marketing of several pharmaceuticals.
GSK targeted the antidepressant Paxil to patients under age 18 when it was…
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Becoming Illegal (Actual letter from an Iowa resident sent to his senator,)
The Honorable Tom Harkin
731 Hart Senate Office Building
Phone (202) 224 3254
Washington DC , 20510
Dear Senator Harkin,
As a native Iowan and excellent customer of the Internal Revenue Service, I am writing to ask for your assistance. I have…
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A coalition of privacy and freedom advocacy groups has joined forces to push for elected officials to acknowledge the digital rights of all Americans and sign a new Declaration of Internet Freedom.
The document has been endorsed by a number of notable groups including The ACLU, The Bill of Rights Defense Committee, Amnesty International, Hackers and Founders, Global Voices, Mozilla,…Continue
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Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his Cold Case Posse are set to unleash “shocking” revelations about Barack Obama’s birth certificate at a press conference later this month, information described as “breathtaking” by lead investigator Mike Zullo.
Speaking with Tea Party Power Hour host Mark Gillar, Zullo said that the upcoming press conference would go above and beyond the March 1st event during which Arpaio and his team announced they would investigate the probability that Obama’s…Continue
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TEPCO, the company operating the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station which has been the site of an unrelenting disaster since March of last year, has reportedly been able to restart the cooling systems for spent fuel pool four.
Spent fuel pool four has become a major concern due to many factors, not the least of which is the fact that there was bulging of one…Continue
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In his new series, ProPublica's Abrahm Lustgarten has been investigating injection wells — disposal sites thousands of feet beneath the earth's surface — where industries ranging from agriculture to pharmaceuticals to gas drilling have been dumping their trillions of gallons of toxic waste.
Federal officials and geologists have long insisted that injection wells pose a minimal risk, but Abrahm's review of well records and case histories have found that structural problems are common…Continue
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