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Protest at Chick-fil-A opening in Canada over LGBTQ issues

Sep. 6, 2019 3:22 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Dozens of protesters crowded a downtown Toronto sidewalk Friday to voice their opposition to the opening of the first franchised Chick-fil-A restaurant in Canada over the chain owner's record on LGBTQ issues. The protesters said the company has funded anti-LGBTQ initiatives while company...

Generic drugmaker Mallinckrodt settles 2 opioid lawsuits

Sep. 6, 2019 1:37 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — One of the largest makers of generic opioids has settled a lawsuit with two Ohio counties, removing the company from the first federal trial over the toll of the opioid crisis. United Kingdom-based Mallinckrodt announced the deal with Cuyahoga and Summit counties on Friday. Under the...

Berlin stops safety vests for kids over far-right link claim

Aug. 13, 2019 5:33 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in the German capital say they're halting distribution of orange safety vests to new schoolchildren after a report linking the company that donated them to far-right groups. Berlin state's education department said Tuesday it has asked the domestic intelligence agency to...

Medical tech executive pleads guilty in embezzlement case

Aug. 5, 2019 5:22 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A former medical technology executive accused of stealing more than $5 million from his firm has been sentenced to up to 16 years in prison. Forty-four-year-old Hugh Johnson II was sentenced Monday after pleading guilty to eight counts of obtaining property by false pretenses. The plea...