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US city sues maker of painkiller OxyContin

LOS ANGELES, Jan 20, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - A small US city on Thursday filed a lawsuit against Purdue Pharma, the maker of the pain reliever OxyContin, accusing the company o...More...

Trump wants to ditch 'Obamacare' but keep the gains

WASHINGTON, Jan 20, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Health coverage for all: the promise of President-elect Donald Trump was also the vow of his predecessor Barack Obama, whose signatu...More...

MH370: what's next in hunt for missing airliner

SYDNEY, Jan 20, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - The official search for MH370 may have been called off but experts believe the missing airliner will one day be found, perhaps either by deep-sea miners or treasure h...More...

Trump arrives in Washington on eve of historic inauguration

WASHINGTON, Jan 19, 2017 (BSS/AFP)- Twenty-four hours before he takes the oath of office as the 45th US president, Donald Trump arrived in Washington on Thursday, determined to transform American pol...More...

Malaysia PM urges Myanmar to end Rohingya crackdown

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 19, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Malaysia's prime minister Thursday urged Myanmar to end its crackdown on the Muslim Rohingya minority, warning that Islamist extrem...More...

Iraq forces battle last IS pockets in east Mosul

MOSUL, Iraq, Jan 19, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Iraqi forces on Thursday battled jihadist holdouts in the last pockets of east Mosul still held by fighters from the Islamic State g...More...