Judge grants mega-rich Sackler family reprieve from legal costs of opioid crisis

Judge grants mega-rich Sackler family reprieve from legal costs of opioid crisis

Show me the money — To settle cases, billionaire family say they won’t hide OxyContin profits. Beth Mole – Oct 14, 2019 10:06 pm UTC Enlarge / PURDUE PHARMA, STAMFORD, Conn. – 2019/09/12: Members of P.A.I.N. (Prescription Addiction Intervention Now) and Truth Pharm staged a protest on September 12, 2019, outside Purdue Pharma headquarters in…

Visa, Mastercard, Stripe, and eBay all quit Facebook’s Libra in one day

Visa, Mastercard, Stripe, and eBay all quit Facebook’s Libra in one day

Facebucks — Libra has faced hostile reactions from policymakers. Timothy B. Lee – Oct 12, 2019 3:40 pm UTC Getty / Aurich LawsonFacebook’s embattled Libra project suffered a major blow on Friday as four payment processors—Stripe, Visa, Mastercard, and Mercado Pago—withdrew from participation in the Libra Association, the Geneva-based group Facebook created to develop the…