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US economic outlook darkens as late 2018 growth figures revised down

Last-quarter growth was 2.2%, down from estimated 2.6% as slew of weak global indicators dents confidence US economic growth slowed at the end of 2018, falling well below the Trump administrations projections and closing a strong year on a more worrying note. The commerce department said on Thursday that the US expanded at an 5% growth rate that Donald Trump recently forecast and comes as evidence is mounting of a slowdown in other major markets including the […]

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Massive lawsuit says Sackler family broke laws to profit from opioids

Group of more than 500 cities, counties and tribes accuses family of helping to create worst drug crisis in US history A group made up of more than 500 cities, counties and Native American tribes across the United States has filed a massive lawsuit accusing members of the drug crisis in American history. The lawsuit represents communities in 26 states and eight tribes and accuses Sackler family members of knowingly breaking laws in order to enrich themselves […]

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