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London Sevens: Fiji produce masterclass to power to victory

Fiji won back-to-back London Sevens titles for the first time after demolishing Australia 43-7 at Twickenham Stadium on Sunday. The emphatic win moves Fiji above the USA at the top of the standings with just one stop left in the season. Gareth Baber, Fiji’s head coach, said it was “special” to see his team dismantle…MORE

Drugmaker Teva to pay $85 million to settle Oklahoma opioid lawsuit

Teva Pharmaceuticals, one of the biggest makers of generic drugs, has agreed to pay $85 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the Oklahoma attorney general over allegations that the company contributed to the state’s opioid painkiller epidemic. The settlement comes two months after Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, agreed to pay a $270…MORE

French Open 2019: Roger Federer makes winning return

If you were a 37-year-old at the French Open Sunday, it was a day to remember. Roger Federer made a winning return to the clay-court grand slam after a three-year absence while Nicolas Mahut added to his noteworthy accomplishments after losing the longest tennis match in history, overcoming a two-set deficit to defeat last year’s…MORE

Trump says Rolling Thunder ride will return to DC, organizers say not so fast

As hundreds of thousands of motorcyclists arrive in the nation’s capital Sunday to participate in the final Rolling Thunder, where they pay tribute to service members killed in action or taken as prisoners of war, President Donald Trump says the event will continue next year — even as the group’s president says the annual event…MORE

Lewis Hamilton dedicates Monaco Grand Prix victory to hero Niki Lauda

Lewis Hamilton led from start to finish at the Monaco Grand Prix to win his fourth race of the season after an emotional week for the world of Formula 1. The Mercedes driver dedicated the victory to his hero Niki Lauda, the three-time world champion who died aged 70 earlier this month. “That was definitely…MORE

Bill de Blasio: 1994 crime bill was a ‘huge mistake’

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio¬†on Sunday said the 1994 crime bill was a “huge mistake” and those responsible for the legislation, including former Vice President Joe Biden, must be accountable and “speak to it.” “That crime bill was one of the foundations of mass incarceration in a very painful era in our nation’s…MORE

He’s valedictorian of his high school class. The salutatorian? His identical twin

When Deontae and Deontre Wright receive diplomas at their high school’s commencement Wednesday afternoon, they’ll know who to thank for their motivation. Each other. The identical twins, 17, are the top two students in their graduating class at Scott High School in Toledo, Ohio. Deontae, with a grade-point average of 4.5, is the class valedictorian.…MORE

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