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Two veterans of war, one 95 and another 85, graduate high school

Two war veterans on Saturday fulfilled a dream that had been decades in the making. Both had to leave high school early to enter the military. One served in World War II and the other in the Korean War — but both walked across their high school stages to join the class of 2019. Joe…MORE

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

Legendary Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr dies at 85

Bart Starr, the Hall of Fame Green Bay Packers quarterback who won the first two Super Bowl titles in the 1960s, died Sunday morning at the age of 85 in Birmingham, Alabama, the Packers said. Starr, who won five National Football League championships for the Packers, had been in failing health since suffering a stroke…MORE

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