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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Activists urge US drug agency head Margaret Hamburg to quit over painkiller abuse

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 11:40pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington Coalition expresses concern over approval of painkillers which can lead to overdose deaths Activists urge agency headto resign over opioid abuse Anti-addiction activists are calling for the US Food and Drug Administration's top official to step down, saying the agency's policies have contributed to a national epidemic of prescription ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1599746/activists-urge-us-drug-agency-head-margaret-hamburg-quit-over-painkiller
  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Aspiring model Krista Boseley, pilot Gilles Lapointe in US$2m drugs bust

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:13am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Santa Ana, California Aspiring model and pilot in US$2m drug bust An aspiring Vancouver model and a private pilot have been arrested on drug charges in southern California after authorities allege they arrived from Las Vegas in a private jet carrying drugs worth US$2 million. Krista Marieann Boseley, 30, and her travelling companion, Gilles Lapointe, 61, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1620000/aspiring-model-krista-boseley-pilot-gilles-lapointe-us2m-drugs-bust
  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Millionaire Gigi Jordan on trial for killing autistic son in New York

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 09:19pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York Mum on trial for killing autistic son A multimillionaire mother killed her autistic eight-year-old son by forcing painkillers and other drugs down his throat ... at the defence table as jurors heard the beginning of competing versions of a story her lawyers say she yearns to tell. Her son, Jude Mirra, was found dead of a drug overdose and Jordan was found ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1590299/millionaire-gigi-jordan-trial-killing-autistic-son-new-york
  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Toys 'R' Us pull Breaking Bad dolls after Florida mother's campaign

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 10:22pm by AP

    ... viewing for adults, its violent content and celebration of the drug trade make this collection unsuitable to be sold alongside Barbie dolls and Disney characters," she wrote. As of Tuesday, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1622249/toys-r-us-pull-breaking-bad-dolls-after-florida-mothers-campaign
  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US Navy expelled Vice-President Biden’s son after positive cocaine test

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 11:38am by AFP

    ... for cocaine, an official said. Hunter Biden, 44, had been a reserve officer since 2012 but failed the drug test last year, said the official familiar with the case. In a statement, ... that he needed a second waiver because of a drug-related charge that he received when he was younger, which officials say is not uncommon. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1618324/us-navy-expelled-vice-president-bidens-son-after-positive-cocaine-test
  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Visa system for migrant victims of crime depends on where they live in US

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 05:20am by Reuters

    ... on behalf of Huang and six other immigrants, alleging the NYPD abused its discretion under New York law because it would not allow anyone to verify cooperation besides the commissioner. That has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1622350/visa-system-migrant-victims-crime-depends-where-they-live-us
  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Tobacco sales halted sooner than planned at US drug store chain CVS

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 10:17pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Leading US drug chain ends sale of tobacco CVS, the leading US drug chain by sales, announced that it had stopped selling tobacco products and was changing its name to reflect a greater focus on health. CVS- which operates some 7,700 pharmacies- said on Wednesday that it had ended the sale of cigarettes, pipe tobacco and other products ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1585257/tobacco-sales-halted-sooner-planned-us-drug-store-chain-cvs
  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Texas Governor Perry indicted over abuse-of-power allegations

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 07:20am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Austin Democrats call for potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate's resignation over allegations he abused his power with veto threat Texas Governor Perry indicted Texas Governor Rick Perry, a potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate, has been indicted by a grand jury over allegations he abused his power, prompting calls for him to resign. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1575035/texas-governor-perry-indicted-over-abuse-power-allegations
  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    When 'yes' means 'yes': California governor signs sex consent bill

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 10:41pm by AP

    ... in lobbying Brown for his signature. The legislation says silence or lack of resistance does not constitute consent. Under the bill, someone who is drunk, drugged, unconscious or asleep cannot grant ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1604019/when-yes-means-yes-california-governor-signs-sex-consent-bill
  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Lawsuit over 2002 riots overshadows Narendra Modi's visit to the US

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 05:34am by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York Lawsuit overshadows Modi's visit A federal court in New York has summoned India's prime minister to respond to a lawsuit accusing him of human rights abuses, casting a shadow over the Indian leader's first trip to the US yesterday as head of government. The lawsuit against Narendra Modi stems from long-standing allegations that he did ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1601367/lawsuit-over-2002-riots-overshadows-narendra-modis-visit-us

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