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‘Licensed drug dealers:’ Five doctors and phamacist busted for allegedly flooding the city with millions of pain pills

Dr. Nkanga Nkanga, another Staten Island doctor, also wrote thousands of needless prescriptions without even an examination, prosecutors allege. And Nadem Sayegh, who had offices in the Bronx and Westchester County, allegedly conspired with a second person, and wrote prescriptions to that person using variations of the name and relatives’ ...

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Hiring undocumented worker unlikely to lead to punishment

Our laws do not punish employers who hire undocumented workers on a casual, irregular basis. Most of these workers are considered independent contractors, not employees. So, if you were to hire a cleaning person or other worker as needed, rather than weekly, you shouldn’t be punished for employing an undocumented ...

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M4 crash: Six injured in minibus and lorry ‘serious collision’

Image copyright Twitter/@sash2708 Image caption Motorists are queuing on the eastbound carriageway of the M4 Six people have been injured in a “serious collision” between a minibus and a lorry on the M4. The crash happened just after 12:00 BST on the eastbound carriageway between junction 14 at Hungerford and ...

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Floods prompt search for missing people in Europe

Image caption Rescue workers in Majorca are searching for a missing child The search continues for missing people following flash flooding events in Spain, Italy, and France. Ten people died in Majorca, Spain, including two British citizens. Three more remain unaccounted for, including a five-year-old child. Elsewhere, torrential rain and ...

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Chinese man charged with US aviation ‘espionage’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The indictment identifies GE Aviation as a a target of the operation The US justice department has announced charges of economic espionage against a suspected Chinese intelligence officer. Officials say Yanjun Xu tried to steal trade secrets from US aviation and aerospace companies on ...

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‘Days of Our Lives’ star Peggy McCay dies at 90

“Well Peggy, this is unexpected. The last time I saw you, you talked about how eager you were to get back to work. You said it with such conviction and longing,” actor Stephen Nichols wrote on Instagram. “Don’t worry, you gave the world plenty. Gave your audiences inspired performances and ...

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Westminster Bridge inquest: ‘I tried to save terrorist’

Image copyright Met Police/Social Media Image caption Clockwise from top left: PC Keith Palmer, Aysha Frade, Leslie Rhodes, Andreea Cristea and Kurt Cochran all lost their lives A minister’s bodyguard has told how he tried to save Westminster attack terrorist Khalid Masood’s life after his colleague had shot him. The ...

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