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Russian Insider Says State-Run Doping Fueled Olympic Gold

LOS ANGELES — Dozens of Russian athletes at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, including at least 15 medal winners, were part of a state-run doping program, meticulously planned for years to ensure dominance at the Games, according to the director of the country’s antidoping laboratory at the time. The ...

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Valeant Chief Says It Made Mistakes on Aggressive Drug Pricing

By KATIE THOMAS April 27, 2016 WASHINGTON — The chief executive of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, which has been harshly criticized for its practice of raising prices on old drugs, said during a tense hearing on Capitol Hill on Wednesday that the company had made “mistakes,” while lawmakers accused him and others connected ...

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Boko Haram and ISIS Are Collaborating More, U.S. Military Says

NDJAMENA, Chad — American military officials say that two of the world’s most feared terrorist groups — the Islamic State and Boko Haram — have begun to collaborate more closely, raising alarm that they are working together to attack American allies in North and Central Africa. On Wednesday, Brig. Gen. ...

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Russia Says Fears About Doping Results Led to Withdrawal of Teams

MOSCOW — Russia’s sports minister, Vitaly Mutko, confirmed Friday that the country was keeping entire teams from competitions over fears that they would test positive for meldonium, the newly banned drug that has been causing chaos in the Russian sports world. Mutko’s comments followed a confirmation by Russia’s national hockey ...

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