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Opioid trial judge could deliver biggest judgment in US history

Opioid trial judge could deliver biggest judgment in US history

The judge presiding over the historic Oklahoma opioid trial will deliver his ruling Monday afternoon — a decision that could have sweeping implications as other states and communities try to hold pharmaceutical companies responsible for the opioid epidemic that has killed hundreds of thousands of Americans since 2000. The state has accused Johnson & Johnson…MORE

Brush fire prompts mandatory evacuations in Glendale, California

Brush fire prompts mandatory evacuations in Glendale, California

Mandatory evacuations have been ordered for homes on both sides of Glenoaks Canyon in the city of Glendale, California, in response to a brush fire reaching nearly 25 acres, the city said. Glenoaks Canyon is about 10 miles from downtown Los Angeles. An evacuation shelter has been set up at the nearby Civic Auditorium on…MORE

Rory McIlroy wins PGA Tour Championship

Rory McIlroy wins PGA Tour Championship

Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy won the 2019 PGA Tour Championship Sunday, becoming only the second person behind Tiger Woods to win the title twice. “Any time you can do something and Tiger’s the only other guy to do it, you know you’re doing something well,” McIlroy told CNN. McIlroy shot a 66 in the final…MORE

Louisiana team wins Little League World Series

Louisiana team wins Little League World Series

A Louisiana team won the Little League World Series Sunday. The Eastbank Little League defeated Curacao 8-0 in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. The team from River Ridge, a suburb of New Orleans, is also the first team from Louisiana to win the title. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, and colleges including Louisiana State University and Tulane…MORE

Three dead, four injured in shooting at New Mexico party

Three dead, four injured in shooting at New Mexico party

Three people died and four others were injured in a shooting at a house party in Hobbs, New Mexico, police said. Khalil Carter, 18, Kristal Avena, 24, and Lamar Lee Kane Jr., 22, died at the scene, the Hobbs Police Department said in a release. Four people aged 20-23 were taken to hospitals for treatment,…MORE

Harvey Weinstein to appear in court Monday on indictment not yet made public

Harvey Weinstein to appear in court Monday on indictment not yet made public

Harvey Weinstein, the movie producer facing sexual assault charges, will appear in court Monday to be arraigned on an indictment, according to the Manhattan District Attorney’s office. The indictment, which was returned by a grand jury, has not been publicly disclosed. It’s not clear whether additional charges will be brought against Weinstein. The last-minute court…MORE

David Ortiz just posted his first photos since being shot in June

David Ortiz just posted his first photos since being shot in June

Big Papi is back. David Ortiz has been largely radio silent since he was shot June 9 while at a bar in Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. The former Boston Red Sox designated hitter has been home recovering, but he hasn’t posted any photos of himself and has stayed out of the limelight. Until…MORE

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