Tacoma is the latest city to file a lawsuit against manufacturers of prescription opioids. The lawsuit adds pressure on the makers of painkillers, who are accused of falsely saying their products are not addictive.
Four residents contend in a lawsuit that since a portable-toilet operation expanded in their neighborhood, the odors, gases and fumes have exacerbated their asthma, caused headaches and devalued their properties.
A fake Facebook post claims hurricane victims in Florida and Texas can get a free Carnival cruise. But Carnival director John Heald debunked the scam, calling the person spreading the fake information a “soulless, heartless wanker.”