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31 Aug, 2019 16:37

RT News - August 31, 2019 (17:00 MSK)

A leading pharmaceutical company is accused of fueling America's opioid epidemic by aggressively pushing its painkillers and downplaying their risks. It follows the release of e-mails as part of a multi-district lawsuit. Hong Kong is gripped by protests for the 13th weekend running, with rioters throwing fire bombs at police, who responded with tear gas and water cannon. We look at how a figurehead of the opposition honed his skills abroad. Leaked e-mails reveal how chemical giant Monsanto conspired to discredit a group of mothers, who criticized the company's use of pesticides.