#ICYMI: Christmas crisis as Yellow Vests and Brexit pests target Macron and May (VIDEO)

It could be lonely this Christmas for Emmanuel Macron and Theresa May, with the leaders of France and Britain going into the festive season facing two very different crises: Yellow Vests and Brexit pests. France and Britain have been bitter rivals for centuries, and now it appears they’re attempting to outdo each other once again […]

Did Free Pens Cause the Opioid Crisis?

Chiara Zarmati Early in Dopesick, a book examining how Purdue Pharma helped addict an alarming number of Americans to opioids, Beth Macy writes about the army of drug reps who pushed the painkiller OxyContin. In its approach to sales, Macy shows, Purdue was scientific. Using information purchased from a data-mining firm, the company determined which […]

Man Utd news: Jose Mourinho makes brutally honest Arsenal admission amid injury crisis

Mourinho’s troops will welcome the in-form Gunners to Old Trafford tomorrow night. The north Londoners go into the match riding a 19-game unbeaten run, which they maintained this past weekend with a 4-2 win over Tottenham. In stark contrast to Arsenal, United have won only one of their last four league games and have shipped […]

1.5mn children need emergency aid in C. African Republic ‘neglected’ crisis – UNICEF

Two-thirds of all children in Central African Republic need emergency aid, the UN said Friday, citing a worsening “neglected” crisis in the impoverished country. Some 1.5 million children nationwide are in need of humanitarian assistance, an increase of 300,000 compared with 2016, the UN children’s agency UNICEF said in a report. The agency’s top representative […]

Billionaire Marc Benioff celebrates after San Francisco votes for new tax that will take millions from big tech firms to solve the city’s homelessness crisis

Kimberly White / Stringer Proposition C, a measure which will tax San Francisco’s largest companies in order to combat homelessness, passed on Tuesday. Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff has been a vocal proponent of Prop C and hailed the victory in a tweet. Prop C would target Salesforce, which Benioff has estimated will pay between $ […]