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  • Ex-Insys employee to plead guilty to scheme involving opioid drug

    June 6, 2017 4:47 PM 12

    BOSTON Prosecutors probing sales of a fentanyl-based drug made by Insys Therapeutics Inc (INSY.O) say a former company manager accused of conspiring to defraud insurers into paying for the painkiller has agreed to plead guilty and cooperate with authorities. Elizabeth Gurrieri, a former manager of reimbursement services for Arizona-based Insys, will plead

  • Wonder woman, feminist icon or bodacious fantasy figure?

    June 3, 2017 12:06 AM 100

    Can Wonder Woman help female empowerment? She's been more of an antihero than a villain in recent years, and Selina Kyle (a.k.a. Catwoman) made headlines by coming out as bisexual in February. Marvel Comics announced it will replace all Avengers teams with a new one, composed entirely of women like She-Hulk, Medusa and Dazzler. "The A-Force" comic book hits stores

  • Emirates Red Crescent launches iftar project in Yemen

    May 28, 2017 12:44 PM 21

    MUKALLA: The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, on Saturday launched its Ramadan iftar project in Hadramaut governorate, south Yemen, for this year and distributed iftar meals and other food supplies to fasting people with the help of local volunteers. Now in its second year, the annual charity project is in line with directives from President His Highness

  • Man celebrating his 60th birthday is 'bashed and left for dead in a Sydney park before attackers stole $300 cash that was a gift from friends'

    May 27, 2017 2:49 PM 18

    Two men have been charged after they allegedly bashed and robbed a 60-year-old man at a park in Sydney's southwest. Neville Shaw was set upon by four men at Koshigaya Park in Campbelltown about 8pm Friday on his birthday. The grandfather, who devotes his time to the organisation Lifeline, was helped by passers-by and taken to Campbelltown Hospital

  • The iPhone 8 could unlock when you press the screen

    May 26, 2017 6:34 PM 21

    There have been conflicting rumors about what will happen to the iPhone 8's fingerprint sensor, but a recent report says it's going in the display. The potential workaround? Put the optical fingerprint scanner into the phone's display. That's what DigiTimes reports, citing China's Economic Daily News. (The source: Apple supplier Taiwan Semiconductor

  • Manchester City send classy tribute to Europa League winners Manchester United

    May 24, 2017 9:03 PM 36

    Manchester City sent a message of solidarity to Manchester United following their rivals' triumph in the Europa League final. Goals from Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan secured a third trophy of the season for Jose Mourinho after their successes in the Community Shield and EFL Cup and sealed a return to the Champions League. The build-up to the match

  • First Nation chief charged with breach of trust, criminal harassment

    May 23, 2017 10:58 PM 37

    The police investigation began after United Chiefs and Councils of Manitoulin became suspicious The chief of a First Nation community on Manitoulin Island faces charges of criminal breach of trust, criminal harassment and intimidation of a justice system participant. In October 2016, the United Chiefs and Councils of Manitoulin contacted police to look into alleged

  • Lenovo's Legion laptop line ups its game to 17 inches

    May 18, 2017 4:01 PM 28

    Lenovo's relatively new to the gaming laptop game, at least this time around, and the latest Lenovo Legion Y920 is its most ambitious notebook to date. The 17-inch addition to its gaming line is based around an 8GB Nvidia GTX 1070 driving a 1,920x1,080 HD IPS display. Most notably though, the notebook's display supports G-Sync, and the computer can drive

  • Death of woman in Maguiresbridge treated as murder

    May 16, 2017 6:45 AM 14

    Police are treating as murder the death of a 51-year-old woman in Maguiresbridge, County Fermanagh. The body of Concepta Leonard was found in a house in Abbey Road on Monday. Her son Conor, who is in his 30s, was found with stab wounds to his stomach. He is in a stable condition in hospital. It is thought they were attacked by 55-year-old Peadar Phair

  • Kenny’s US trip puts leadership fight in doubt

    May 15, 2017 11:01 PM 12

    The taoiseach is expected to address his future as Fine Gael leader tomorrow, although it has emerged that he will be on a trade mission to the United States at a crucial time next month. Enda Kenny confirmed his involvement yesterday in one leg of a multicity Enterprise Ireland trip to America’s Pacific northwest. It is understood that he will visit