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January 9, 2019 11:05 AM Former Insys CEO to plead guilty in opioid kickback case

BOSTON (Reuters) - The former chief executive of Insys Therapeutics Inc (INSY.O) is expected on Wednesday to plead guilty to participating in a scheme to pay doctors bribes in exchange for prescribing an addictive opioid medication. Michael Babich, who resigned as the Arizona-based drugmaker’s CEO in 2015, is scheduled to appear in federal court in Boston 118

January 6, 2019 10:50 AM Philippine court orders arrest of Japanese casino mogul Okada

MANILA (Reuters) - A Philippine court has ordered the arrest of Japanese pachinko billionaire Kazuo Okada, about a month after the country’s Department of Justice recommended the filing of charges against him over three counts of fraud. The DOJ has found cause to indict Okada for three counts of swindling after he acquired “through mistake or fraud 105

January 2, 2019 10:16 PM Ex-USC assistant Bland pleads guilty in corruption scandal

Former Southern California assistant coach Tony Bland pleaded guilty Wednesday in Manhattan federal court to conspiracy to commit bribery, the latest development in the corruption scandal that rocked college basketball. Bland admitted he accepted $4,100 in cash to steer USC basketball players toward certain financial advisers and business managers 112

December 30, 2018 5:04 PM Congo police officer and civilian killed in fight over alleged voting fraud

KINSHASA (Reuters) - A police officer and civilian were killed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo in a dispute over alleged voting fraud in Sunday’s presidential and legislative elections, a witness and a politician from the area said. Vital Kamerhe, a politician from South Kivu province, and a witness, who wished to remain anonymous, said an altercation 91

December 27, 2018 8:09 PM Madagascar presidential candidate's team cries foul after rival declared winner

ANTANANARIVO (Reuters) - Madagascar presidential election candidate Marc Ravalomanana’s campaign team said they had filed a formal complaint on Thursday after the electoral commission declared Andry Rajoelina the winner. The two former presidents — Ravalomanana and the man who ousted him in a 2009 coup, Rajoelina — had previously said they would accept 100

December 26, 2018 2:59 PM ‘Jersey Shore’ star Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino celebrates Christmas with wife before prison

“Jersey Shore” star Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino celebrated Christmas with his new wife Lauren Pesce just weeks before he has to surrender himself to the Bureau of Prisons on Jan. 15, 2019. Sorrentino, 36, posted a picture of him in front of a Christmas tree with his wife whom he wed on Nov. 1. “Merry Christmas from the Situations and don’t forget 122

December 25, 2018 6:44 PM GoFundMe refunds donors in alleged scam involving homeless vet, NJ couple

GoFundMe refunded more than $400,000 to 14,000 donors who believed they were helping a homeless veteran from Philadelphia — but later discovered it was an alleged scam concocted by a New Jersey couple. GoFundMe spokesman Bobby Whithorne said Tuesday refunds were issued to those who donated to the fund to help Johnny Bobbitt that was created by Katelyn 103

December 22, 2018 3:26 PM Michigan women accused of stealing at Target during ‘Shop with a Cop’ event

Two Michigan women were arrested for allegedly stealing almost $2,000 worth of electronics from a Target store during a charitable 'Shop with a Cop' event. Two Michigan women have been accused of stealing from a Target store that was filled with police at the time for a "Shop with a Cop" event. Keiana Wilson, 40, of Burton, Mich. and Dana Johnson, 18, of Flint 115

December 22, 2018 6:49 AM Iran executes businessman for economic crimes: state TV

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran on Saturday executed a businessman sentenced to death by a fast-track court set up to fight economic crimes, state television reported, following an outcry against profiteering and corruption that has seen dozens of people jailed. The new Islamic revolutionary courts — whose rulings cannot be appealed, except in the case of death 102

December 21, 2018 8:40 AM Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo to go on trial for tax fraud on Jan. 21

A Spanish court says Cristiano Ronaldo will be tried for tax fraud on Jan. 21. The deal includes Ronaldo agreeing to also pay a fine of close to €19 million ($22m) for the reduced sentence. In Spain, a judge can suspend sentences for two years or less for first-time offenders. Last year, a state prosecutor accused Ronaldo of four counts of tax fraud 86