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A company once owned by “Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli will pay up to $40 million to settle allegations that it jacked up the price of a life-saving medication by roughly 4,000% after obtaining exclusive rights to the drug, the Federal Trade Commission announced Tuesday. The FTC said Vyera Pharmaceuticals LLC and its parent company, Phoenixus AG, agreed to settle allegations that it gouged buyers and monopolized sales of Daraprim. Vyera raised the price of the decades-old drug from $17.50 to $750 per pill after obtaining exclusive rights to it in 2015.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — As 83-year-old Hanna Zientara endured subfreezing temperatures to get a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot in Warsaw, her 30-year-old grandson was starting a Canary Islands vacation while unvaccinated and stubbornly refusing his grandmother's repeated pleas to protect himself. “I am worried about him, but I have no influence over him. None,” Zientara said. “He has many doctor friends who aren’t getting vaccinated, and he says if they aren’t getting vaccinated, then he doesn’t ha
China's Yutu 2 rover spotted the mysterious object on its 36th lunar day on the moon, and it will now go investigate what it is.
Leafs forward Jason Spezza has been suspended six games for his retaliatory hit on Jets defenceman Neal Pionk on Sunday.
Lennard Skead says he felt like he’d been put in jail for a crime he didn’t commit when he returned to Canada from South Africa on Thursday. Skead, who lives in Brandon, Man., said he wasn't allowed to leave a Toronto quarantine hotel until the day after he received a negative result on the COVID-19 test he completed when he arrived in Canada. "Our negative results came out on Saturday, but we are not allowed to leave until the quarantine officer calls us and tells us you can leave now. Nobody c
With the rise of Omicron, the continuing circulation of the infectious Delta variant and cases of COVID-19 continuing to rise across the U.S., has masking guidance changed?
This is Brady's second time winning the award.
Hockey fans lost their collective minds after Ducks rookie Trevor Zegras and linemate Sonny Milano connected for an absolutely ridiculous goal.
This is the latest development in what appears to be a disturbing trend.
"It's all about respect," Hyde said.
Khaira was stretchered off the ice and taken to hospital by ambulance after absorbing a heavy hit from Rangers blueliner Jacob Trouba on Tuesday.
President Biden warned Russian leader Vladimir Putin that invading Ukraine would result in “strong economic measures,” national security adviser Jake Sullivan told reporters on Tuesday, shortly after Biden and Putin finished a videoconference lasting roughly two hours.
Gone are the days of drinking Tab, using Napster and Y2K conspiracy theories but Julie Bowen (Modern Family) and Gemma Brooke Allen are taking us back to the “defiantly unsexy” 1990s in Mixtape on Netflix.
Chicken tenders require more processing and packaging to sell, making them harder to find and more costly. Some fast-food chains are pulling back.
As Canada continues to shift its travel rules in the face of the Omicron COVID-19 variant, some are not in support of the concept of a travel ban for specific countries.
As the world worries that the omicron coronavirus variant may cause a surge of cases and weaken vaccines, drug developers have some encouraging news: Two new COVID-19 pills are coming soon, and are expected to work against all versions of the virus. The Food and Drug Administration is expected to soon authorize a pill made by Merck and Ridgeback Biotherapeutics, called molnupiravir, which reduces the risk of hospitalization and death from COVID-19 by 30% if taken within five days of the onset of
The England full-back was sent off for a needless hack at the legs of Andre Silva after 82 minutes at the RB Arena.
LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Leipzig defeated Manchester City 2-1 in their final Champions League group game on Tuesday to ensure a Europa League playoff place in the team’s first match since firing American coach Jesse Marsch. Goals in either half from Dominik Szoboszlai and André Silva meant Leipzig finished third in Group A, though the German team also had the benefit of a favor from Paris Saint-Germain, which defeated Brugge 4-1 in the other group game to ensure the Belgians finished bottom with
Canada quietly committed on the world stage today to a second, expanded program to increase the participation of women in United Nations peacekeeping missions. There was, however, no mention in Defence Minister Anita Anand's speech to a virtual international conference out of South Korea of a long-standing, unfulfilled commitment to deliver a quick-reaction force of soldiers for international peace operations — something the U.S. has been demanding. Instead, in a pre-recorded statement, Anand pl
Almost six weeks after a cyberattack disrupted the Newfoundland and Labrador health-care system in late October, details are still scarce and officials aren't offering new information. On Tuesday, the province's opposition leaders said they want more answers. "There's a lot of unknowns here," said PC Leader David Brazil. "There's a lot of information that they're not sharing that they could be sharing to reassure people that we're going to get back to normality and that the information that's th