The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday said that, as part of a major global operation, it has taken action against more than 500 websites illegally selling potentially unsafe, unapproved versions of prescription drugs, including opioids, antibiotics and injectable epinephrine. The agency said it sent 13 warning letters to the operators of more than 400 websites and seized almost 100 domain names, such as buyhydrocodoneonline.com and buyklonopin.com.
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"These rogue online pharmacies are often run by sophisticated criminal networks that knowingly and unlawfully distribute illicit drugs, including counterfeit medicines and controlled substances", FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said in a statement.
The 10 annual International Internet Week of Action (IIWA), which occurred from September 12-19, 2017 and was led by Interpol, included Operation Pangea X. The goal of the operation was to identify makers and distributors of illegal prescription drug products in order to remove the products from the supply chain.
Maria moving away from Puerto Rico, Hispaniola
Maria is headed north, and while it is likely to stay offshore, it will get too close for comfort for the North Carolina coast. Such swells are expected to be felt along the southeastern US coast and Bermuda tonight and should continue on Saturday.
While Interpol says the global operation resulted in over 25 million illegal medicines and medical devices worth over US$56m being detained across 123 countries.
"I hope that when people see the images from today of the illegal products that have been detained that they will think seriously about the risks involved in buying prescription medicines online. This easy and illegal availability of these controlled substances fuels the misuse and abuse of opioids", Gottlieb continued. FDA inspections of packages suspected of containing illegal drug products at mailing facilities in Chicago, Miami and NY resulted in nearly 500 parcels being detained. The agency recently increased the numbers of inspectors to step up surveillance at the facilities.
"The FDA is proud to partner with our worldwide counterparts on this important operation", Commissioner Gottlieb said. The Agency is encouraging consumers to report suspected criminal activity to the FDA's Office of Criminal Investigation.
The market capitalization (Stock Price Multiply by Total Number of Outstanding Shares) for the company is reported at $23.49B. The ratio may be used to provide an idea of the ability of a certain company to pay back its liabilities with assets.
Lastly, Intact Investment Management acquired a new position in stocks of Xerox Corporation in the 2nd valued at about $367,000. It improved, as 78 investors sold INTC shares while 649 reduced holdings. 159 funds opened positions while 684 raised stakes.
An interim lightweight title fight between Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee will headline UFC 216 inside T-Mobile Arena. Officials have not yet announced how Monday's fight cancelation will affect the pay-per-view lineup.
Northcoast Asset Management Llc increased Fiat Chrysler Auto Nv stake by 46,404 shares to 218,709 valued at $2.33M in 2017Q2. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 16,263 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,012,859.64.
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US Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers escorted by F-15C Eagle fighter jets in worldwide airspace over waters east of North Korea . On Tuesday, Trump had taken to the same stage to call Pyongyang's leader, Kim Jong Un, a "rocket man on a suicide mission".
As Franklin mentioned, it will always be open for them to return to TV, so I'm crossing my fingers for that to happen. They acted basically their whole lives, but lately it doesn't seem like they seen keen on returning.
Corporation, where 5 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 4 analysts have given a Buy signal, 2 said it's a HOLD. The share price of the company (NYSE:FNB) was up +1.30%, with a high of 13.28 during the day and the volume of F.N.B.
Iran Nuclear Deal Not Much of an Agreement
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SATURN GIRL Cast For CW's SUPERGIRL
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As an official statement, Y Not Studios had tweeted, "We have not sold the remake rights of Vikram Vedha in any language". It has also been said that he will start the shoot of the movie soon once he is completed with his ongoing commitments.
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Agar out of ODIs with broken finger
Pandya replaced Manish Pandey at No. 4 after the latter had failed to impress at the position in the first two matches. Agar broke the digit as Steven Smith's team were unable to defend 293 against India's rampant batsmen.