Opioid manufacturers have cost the American economy $2.15 trillion. This is according to a notice of claim filed in bankruptcy court by most of the United States. The filing was made by New York, 48 other states, Washington, DC, and various other territories. It is against Purdue Pharma and other distributors and manufacturers, says CNN. An estimated 10.3 million Americans aged 12 and older misused opioids in 2018.
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden warned the United Kingdom that it must honour the Northern Irish peace deal as it extracts itself from the European Union or there would be no U.S. trade deal. Adam Reed reports.