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Posts published in “Day: September 15, 2019

Company that made billions selling OxyContin files for bankruptcy protection

Purdue Pharma, the company that made billions selling the prescription painkiller OxyContin has filed for bankruptcy days after reaching a tentative settlement with many of the state and local governments suing it over the toll of opioids.
Source: ABC News 6

Archdiocese of Philadelphia find priest found unsuitable for ministry after sexual assault allegation

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has found a priest unsuitable for ministry after receiving an allegation he sexually abused a minor more than 45 years ago.
Source: ABC News 6

The Cars lead singer Ric Ocasek found dead in Manhattan apartment, sources say

Ric Ocasek, frontman for the new-wave American rock band The Cars, was found dead in his Manhattan apartment Sunday, according to the New York Police Department. He was 75-years-old.
Source: ABC News 6

United Auto Workers union says its 49K members at GM plants will go on strike

The decision came after about 200 plant-level union leaders voted unanimously in favor of a walkout during a meeting Sunday morning in Detroit.
Source: ABC News 6

Woman has surgery after dreaming she swallowed ring, waking up to discover she actually did

A San Diego woman had surgery after dreaming she was forced to eat her engagement ring and waking up to discover that she had actually eaten it.
Source: ABC News 6