TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-11 20:00

Indivior says Reckitt settlement in U.S. unrelated to its cases

Drugmaker Indivior Plc said on Thursday its former parent Reckitt Benckiser's $1.4 billion settlement with authorities in the United States was separate to its ongoing le...

Indivior says Reckitt settlement in U.S. unrelated to its cases

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Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end Indivior probe Britain's Reckitt Benckiser will pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve all U.S. federal investigations into the sales and marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its former prescription pharmaceuticals business Indivior ....
2019-07-11 10:00

UK's Reckitt Benckiser to pay up to $1.4 billion to end Indivior probe Britain's Reckitt Benckiser (RB) said it would pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve all U.S. federal investigations into the firm in connection with the sales and marketing of Suboxone Film by its former prescription pharmaceuticals business Indivi...
2019-07-11 12:00

Reckitt in $1.4bn settlement over US opioid treatment probe Consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser said it has agreed to pay up to $1.4bn to settle US investigations into the sale and marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its former pharmaceuticals business Indivior....
2019-07-11 09:51

U.S. Reaches $1.4 Billion Opioid-Drug Settlement With U.K.'s Reckitt U.K. consumer-goods company Reckitt Benckiser will pay up to $1.4 billion to settle U.S. investigations into whether its former pharmaceuticals unit organized a multibillion-dollar fraud to drive up sales of an opioid-addiction treatment....
2019-07-11 12:34

Purdue Pharma says settlement talks in opioid cases not over OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and lawyers representing local governments both said they're interested in continuing negotiations to settle lawsuits over the toll of the opioid crisis....
2019-09-09 17:34

Purdue Pharma agrees $12bn settlement on opioid addiction cases A drugs firm accused of contributing to an opioid addiction crisis in the US has reached a preliminary agreement to settle lawsuits brought against it....
2019-09-12 22:00

Opioid maker Mallinckrodt reaches tentative settlement on Ohio cases set for trial next month Opioid maker Mallinckrodt's stock jumped by more than 11% on Friday after hitting an all-time low the day before and reaching tentative settlements on two opioid lawsuits set for trial next month....
2019-09-06 20:34

Opioid maker Mallinckrodt reaches tentative settlement in Ohio cases set for trial next month Opioid maker Mallinckrodt's stock jumped by more than 15% on Friday after hitting an all-time low the day before and reaching tentative settlements in two opioid lawsuits set for trial next month....
2019-09-06 23:00

Indivior loses appeal to block generic Suboxone opioid treatments A divided federal appeals court on Friday ruled against Indivior Plc in its bid to stop Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd and Alvogen from selling generic versions of its opioid addiction treatment Suboxone film that infringed its patents....
2019-07-13 01:17

Dominican Republic deaths at resorts appear unrelated, authorities say after autopsies Authorities in the Dominican Republic say the deaths of a Pennsylvania woman and a Maryland couple at the same resort appear to be unrelated.        ...
2019-06-07 14:17

Couple sues clinic over IVF mix-up after giving birth to twins unrelated to them New York couple is suing a Los Angeles fertility clinic after woman gives birth to other couples’ babiesA couple from New York is taking legal action against a fertility clinic claiming their IVF treatment left them pregnant with twins who were unrel...
2019-07-09 10:34

Barbara Corcoran calls brother’s death ‘tremendous loss,’ but unrelated to other DR fatalities Real estate maven Barbara Corcoran on Thursday called her brother’s death in the Dominican Republic a “tremendous loss” — but maintained it’s unrelated to the spate of mysterious tourist fatalities on the island. New Jersey native J...
2019-07-11 23:51

Amputee finds picture of him used as EU cigarette warning, despite losing limb in unrelated assault An Albanian man was shocked to learn that a picture of him after his leg amputation was being used as a warning on European Union cigarette packets despite having never granted permission and having lost his limb during a non smoking related incident...
2019-07-18 19:34

Israel Folau argues social media posts 'substantially unrelated' to rugby Statement of claim argues contract termination by Rugby Australia an ‘unreasonable’ restraint of tradeThe former Wallabies player Israel Folau has said the controversial social media posts that led to his sacking were “substantially unrelated” to rug...
2019-08-29 06:34

Reckitt picks PepsiCo man as CEO, going outside for first time Consumer goods group Reckitt Benckiser has picked PepsiCo executive Laxman Narasimhan as its next chief executive, becoming the latest industry heavyweight to turn to a company outsider to tackle faltering growth and new media-savvy rivals....
2019-06-12 12:51

Reckitt picks PepsiCo executive as next CEO British consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser on Wednesday named PepsiCo executive Laxman Narasimhan as its next chief executive officer, to succeed Rakesh Kapoor....
2019-06-12 11:00

Reckitt picks PepsiCo executive as CEO, going outside for first time Consumer goods group Reckitt Benckiser has picked PepsiCo executive Laxman Narasimhan as its next chief executive, becoming the latest industry heavyweight to turn to a company outsider to tackle faltering growth and new media-savvy rivals....
2019-06-12 15:51

Lokpal Disposes Off 480 Cases, Asks People Not To File Non-Graft Cases Anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal has disposed of 480 complaints received by it till May this year, some of which were not related to graft, officials said today....
2019-07-02 15:51

UPDATE 1-Reckitt Benckiser to invest $200 mln in UK, U.S. units this year Dettol and Lysol maker Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc will invest an additional $200 million in its UK and U.S. units this year, including a $70 million investment in a Michigan manufacturing facility....
2019-06-04 17:17

Reckitt Benckiser to pay $1.4bn fine over opioid treatment sales Nurofen maker reaches deal with US over alleged fraudulent marketing of SuboxoneReckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay a $1.4bn (£1.1bn) fine to settle a US investigation into sales of a treatment for addiction to opioids by its former prescription drug...
2019-07-11 13:17

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end U.S. opioid addiction treatment probes Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve U.S. claims that its former pharmaceuticals business Indivior before it was spun out of the company carried out an illegal scheme to boost sales of an opioid addiction treatment....
2019-07-11 22:51

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end opioid addiction treatment probes Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to end U.S. federal investigations into the marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its former business Indivior, lifting a cloud that has been hanging over the British company for years....
2019-07-11 14:34

Reckitt names Pepsico executive Laxman Narasimhan CEO British consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser on Wednesday named Pepsico executive Laxman Narasimhan to succeed Rakesh Kapoor as chief executive officer. (Reporting by Muvija M in Bengaluru Editing by Saumyadeb Chakrabarty)...
2019-06-12 09:34

REFILE-UPDATE 4-Reckitt to pay $1.4 bln to end opioid addiction treatment probes Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to end U.S. federal investigations into the marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its former business Indivior, lifting a cloud that has been hanging over the British company for years....
2019-07-11 14:00

Measles cases climb to 880 in US, with most new cases in New York Health officials confirmed another 41 measles cases last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday, bringing the total to 880 for the year, already the worst for the disease since 1994....
2019-05-21 21:00

Nomura to pay $26.5m settlement to SEC Nomura will pay $26.5m (£21m) to settle charges in the US that it failed to properly supervise five former traders who lied to customers about mortgage bond prices....
2019-07-15 21:51

FTC: You'll Probably Get Almost Nothing From the Equifax Settlement Ever the parade-rainer, the Federal Trade Commission announced today that with so many Equifax breach victims opting for cash payments instead of free credit monitoring, each one of them will likely only get “a small amount of money.”Read more......
2019-07-31 23:00

9,000-year-old settlement unearthed A huge Stone Age settlement unearthed outside Jerusalem may have been home to 3,000 people, the Neolithic equivalent of a large city, according to details released by the Israel Antiquities Authority on Tuesday....
2019-07-18 01:34

GM-UAW talks hit big snag; settlement not near Contract talks aimed at ending a 21-day strike by the United Auto Workers against General Motors have taken a turn for the worse, hitting a big snag over product commitments for U.S. factories, a union official wrote in an email to members. (Oct. 7) ...
2019-10-07 14:34

Here's Why Facebook's FTC Settlement Is a Joke After some rumor-milling and informed reportage attributable to anonymous sources, Facebook has finally made public the contours of its deal with the Federal Trade Commission to end a probe into its handling of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. From w...
2019-07-24 22:00

MGM to pay millions in US mass-shooting settlement In 2017, a Las Vegas hotel owned by the international resort company was the site of a mass shooting that killed 58 people. Victims' relatives who sued are expected to receive up to $800 million....
2019-10-03 20:00

Facebook Agrees to Pay $5 Billion in FTC Settlement Facebook agreed to pay a record $5 billion fine and better police its data-privacy practices to settle a long-running federal investigation that has damaged the company’s standing with consumers and clouded its future....
2019-07-24 15:34

GM-UAW talks take turn for worse; settlement not near A letter to United Auto Worker members from union Vice President Terry Dittes casts doubt on whether there will be a quick settlement in the contract dispute, which sent 49,000 workers to the picket lines on Sept. 16, crippling General Motors’s facto...
2019-10-07 14:00

MGM to pay millions in US mass shooting settlement In 2017, a Las Vegas hotel owned by the international resort company was the site of a mass shooting that killed 58 people. Victims' relatives who sued are expected to receive up to $800 million....
2019-10-04 05:34

FTC warns of Equifax settlement scams In the wake of Capital One’s data breach, the Federal Trade Commission is warning consumers about scams related to Equifax’s data breach. The FTC issued a tweet on Monday urging caution about fake websites claiming to be the Equifax settlement ...
2019-07-31 18:17

Ghosn's SEC settlement a taste of fight still to come The SEC complaint against Carlos Ghosn offers the most detailed narrative yet of how the former Nissan chairman allegedly orchestrated the financial misconduct that led to his stunning arrest in Japan....
2019-09-30 07:00

Harvey Weinstein accusers could get less than $60G each in settlement Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers will haul in $14 million as part of a proposed $44 million settlement with his sex assault accusers — while most of the alleged victims will get an average of $60,000....
2019-05-26 16:34

WSJ: Facebook reaches $5 billion FTC settlement The inevitable has happened for Facebook. After weeks of reports that the company was working to settle with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over its privacy practices, the two parties have finally come to an agreement. The Wall Street Journal rep...
2019-07-13 02:34

Equifax's $700 Million Settlement: How to Get Your Share Equifax Inc.’s $700 million settlement with federal and state regulators and with plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit provides for up to $425 million for the 147 million Americans affected by the breach. Here’s how to get your share....
2019-07-24 01:00

$1.5M settlement reached with Scottsdale in child’s death SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A $1.5 million settlement has been reached with the parents of a toddler who died after he was pinned in a Scottsdale fire-station door last year. The Arizona Republic reports that the Scottsdale City Council approved the set...
2019-09-09 01:00

Equifax to pay up to $700 million in US data breach settlement Equifax will pay at least $575 million, and potentially as much as $700 million, to settle allegations over its massive over 2017 data breach, U.S. regulators said in a statement....
2019-07-22 22:00

Proving you deserve $20,000 from the Equifax settlement will be nearly impossible Equifax will give consumers a range of options for monitoring their credit or making claims of fraud or data misuse, part of a $425 million restitution fund....
2019-07-22 22:00

InfoWars can't use Pepe the Frog after lawsuit settlement The creator of Pepe the Frog has made it known, several times over, that he didn't want his creation to become a symbol for the far right. That may be easier now, as the website InfoWars has settled a lawsuit related to its use of the character,...
2019-06-11 13:51

Equifax Will Pay Up to $700 Million in Data Breach Settlement WASHINGTON — Equifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with the Federal Trade Commission and others over a 2017 data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other private information of nearly 150 million people. The proposed settle...
2019-07-22 17:34

N.C. settlement expands transgender bathroom access A federal judge in North Carolina approved Tuesday a settlement that will allow transgender people to use the bathroom of the gender with which they identify....
2019-07-24 05:51

Yahoo data-breach settlement: You’ll get $100, if you’re lucky Enlarge / A Yahoo logo on a smartphone. (credit: Getty Images | SOPA Images ) People who had Yahoo accounts between 2012 and 2016 can now apply for a cash payment of $100, but the final amount you receive could be more or less than $100 depending o...
2019-09-24 00:34

How to claim your $100 settlement if Yahoo leaked your data Data breaches are unfortunately commonplace these days, with some of the most devastating incidents affecting millions of people. Possibly the worst ever was the breach of Yahoo that happened over the span of about four years....
2019-09-26 22:34

MPs fear EU settlement scheme will lead to 'new Windrush' MPs have serious concerns about the scheme by which EU citizens must apply to stay in the UK after Brexit, and fear it will lead to a new Windrush scandal....
2019-05-30 13:17

Lloyds in £140m settlement with funds giant Lloyds Banking Group has agreed to pay £140m to Standard Life Aberdeen to settle a legal fight over the future of a £100bn asset management mandate....
2019-07-24 18:00

Equifax data breach settlement: Why you won’t get $125 The massive 2017 data breach at credit bureau Equifax doesn't guarantee you $125 compensation. You may be targeted by scammers instead.       ...
2019-07-31 18:17

Judge OKs $60M settlement in Haiti sex abuse case HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A federal judge in Connecticut has approved a $60 million legal settlement involving as many as 170 people who say they were sexually abused as children at a now-defunct charity school in Haiti. That’s according to lawyer...
2019-06-07 19:34

FTC: 'Overwhelming' response to Equifax settlement may mean less money The Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday said an "overwhelming" response to Equifax's monetary settlement for 2017's data breach means consumers may not receive the full $125 they expected....
2019-08-01 01:34

Facebook's $5 Billion US FTC Settlement Said to Be Announced This Week The US FTC expected to announce a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook as early as this week, two sources briefed on the matter said on Monday....
2019-07-23 13:34

If You Asked for $125 from the Equifax Settlement, You Need to Verify Your Claim The process to claim your $125 payment from the Equifax breach settlement now has one more step. If you already filed your claim, you may have received an email over the weekend instructing you to provide further information. An email from the breac...
2019-09-09 22:34

Airbus CEO says will 'continue to advocate for a settlement' on trade Airbus Chief Executive Guillaume Faury said on Thursday he will continue to advocate for a settlement on trade between the United States and Europe and called the imposition of tariffs a "lose-lose game" on both sides of the Atlantic....
2019-09-27 02:34

Victims of Las Vegas massacre could get up to $800 million in settlement with MGM MGM and lawyers representing victims and families in the Las Vegas shooting rampage that killed 58 have reached a deal that could total $800 million.        ...
2019-10-03 18:34

Equifax settlement has already spawned deceptive websites The scammers are coming for you. If anyone calls or emails you about the settlement, do nothing until you verify the information with the FTC or your state or local consumer-protection office....
2019-08-03 02:17

For Facebook’s Zuckerberg, FTC settlement could bring a new era of accountability Mark Zuckerberg’s power within Facebook is virtually unchallenged as the co-founder, CEO and largest stockholder. A deal that requires him to personally attest to the firm’s privacy practices may bring an end to that....
2019-07-25 04:34

Facebook CEO again calls for greater regulations following settlement with FTC On day of $5-billion settlement with FTC, Facebook announces $16.9-billion revenue quarter, up 8% from prior year, with $2 billion included in release.       ...
2019-07-25 00:51

Kansas doctor to pay near $6M settlement for false billings WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Wichita cardiologist has agreed to pay $5.8 million to settle claims that he and his medical group improperly billed federal health care programs for medically unnecessary cardiac stent procedures. The J...
2019-05-30 17:34

What the Equifax Data-Breach Settlement Means for You Equifax said it had exposed the data of almost 150 million peoople in 2017. Now it will pay at least $650 to settle claims relating to the data breach....
2019-07-22 18:34

Equifax to pay up to $650 million in data breach settlement Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to a record $650 million to settle U.S. federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information, authorities said on Monday....
2019-07-22 14:17

Israel moves to name Golan settlement after Trump RAMAT TRUMP, Golan Heights (AP) — The Trump name graces apartment towers, hotels and golf courses. Now it is the namesake of a tiny Jewish settlement in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Cabinet c...
2019-06-16 18:34

Facebook Privacy Settlement Delayed by FTC Split A long-awaited multibillion-dollar settlement between Facebook and federal regulators over privacy missteps has been bogged down by a split between Republicans and Democrats on the Federal Trade Commission....
2019-05-25 00:17

PG&E Strikes $11 Billion Settlement With Insurers Over Wildfires PG&E agreed on an $11 billion settlement to resolve all claims by insurance carriers from the 2017 Northern California wildfires and the 2018 Camp Fire....
2019-09-14 17:34

Facebook’s Getting Slapped With a $5 Billion FTC Privacy Settlement The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a record privacy settlement against Facebook requiring the social media company to pay about $5 billion to resolve an investigation stemming from the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. The FTC’s settlem...
2019-07-12 23:17

Senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its reported settlement with Facebook Inc....
2019-07-16 20:00

How to File a Claim for The Yahoo Breach Settlement With all the big corporate data breaches that have been discovered over the past few years, you might have forgotten about the one at Yahoo that exposed 500 million account passwords in 2016....
2019-09-19 22:34

Huge Neolithic settlement unearthed near Jerusalem Archaeologists have unearthed a massive Neolithic settlement near Jerusalem. The 9,000-year-old site is the largest prehistoric settlement discovered in Israel, and one of the largest of its kind in the region....
2019-07-16 17:51

4 Tax Strategies That Could Make a Divorce Settlement Easier Divorce negotiations are never easy, and they became more complicated this year, thanks to the tax overhaul. Here are four tips for taxpayers to consider....
2019-05-21 23:34

Facebook shares rise on report of $5B settlement with FTC The Federal Trade Commission has reportedly slapped Facebook with a record-setting $5 billion fine over its privacy lapses, including a massive data leak to political research firm Cambridge Analytica. The staggering penalty, which was approved on a ...
2019-07-13 03:34

How to claim your share of the $700 million Equifax settlement Starting today, victims of the massive Equifax data breach — and chances are if you’re reading this, you’re one of them since 147 million people were affected — can finally get the ball rolling on filing a claim and collecting...
2019-07-31 19:51

Purdue settlement falls short for some in Ohio Ohio has been hit hard by the opioid crisis and residents in Barberton say the settlement with Purdue Pharma will do little to alleviate the opioid epidemic. (Sept. 11)        ...
2019-09-12 01:00

FTC Approves Roughly $5 Billion Facebook Settlement The Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook over a long-running probe into the tech giant’s privacy missteps, according to a person familiar with the matter....
2019-07-12 22:34

What is the Flores settlement that the Trump administration has moved to end? The Trump administration on Wednesday announced plans to end a decades-old settlement agreement that had set a 20-day limit for holding children and issue new regulations that could hold undocumented families detained together indefinitely....
2019-08-22 08:34

Equifax to Pay Up to $700 Million in Data Breach Settlement Equifax struck a settlement of up to $700 million to resolve investigations and lawsuits stemming from its 2017 data breach that exposed the personal data of nearly 150 million Americans....
2019-07-22 17:34

Beware of Equifax-Settlement Scam Sites A class-action settlement website is never going to win an award for being the most polished. These sites are often so rudimentary compared to the slick experience you had when you paid for a company’s goods or services that you might doubt you’re ev...
2019-08-06 19:00

UPDATE 2-Equifax to pay up to $700 mln in U.S. data breach settlement Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to $700 million to settle U.S. federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information that affected around 147 million consumers, authorities said on Monday....
2019-07-22 16:51

FTC official: I understand concern over YouTube settlement, but believe it's appropriate The FTC says Google's YouTube will pay $170 million to settle a complaint that it earned millions by illegally collecting personal information from children without a guardian's consent....
2019-09-06 05:34

Equifax to pay up to $700 million in U.S. data breach settlement Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to $700 million to settle U.S. federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information, authorities said on Monday....
2019-07-22 15:34

Equifax to pay $700m in data breach settlement After exposing the personal information of almost 150m consumers back in 2017, the credit reporting agency Equifax has reached a deal with US state and federal regulators in which it will pay $700m to settle probes into its data breach.To date this i...
2019-07-22 18:00

California utility to pay $1B settlement for wildfire damage Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has agreed to pay a $1 billion settlement to parts of Northern California for a string of wildfires blamed on the utility, including the devastating Camp Fire last year....
2019-06-19 16:51

The best iPhone 7 cases It has been a long time since the release of the iPhone 7 in 2016, and a lot has changed in smartphone design since that point. But at a new low price, the handset remains a great option for those who choose it, and is now the cheapest phone still so...
2019-07-12 10:00

The best iPhone 7 Plus cases If you bought an iPhone 7 Plus, you'll definitely want to keep your investment safe and uncracked. The best thing to protect your purchase is keep it wrapped in a case to ensure its metal body stays unscathed and that its screen is safe from sha...
2019-07-24 20:34

MacKenzie Bezos To Be Richer By $38 Billion After Divorce Settlement Even after paying $38 billion in stocks, Jeff Bezos will retain 59.1 million shares of Amazon -- currently worth nearly $112 billion which still makes him the richest man in the world. MacKenzie ......
2019-07-02 15:34

UPDATE 2-Airbus CEO says will 'continue to advocate for a settlement' on trade Airbus Chief Executive Guillaume Faury said on Thursday he will continue to advocate for a settlement on trade between the United States and Europe and called the imposition of tariffs a "lose-lose game" on both sides of the Atlantic....
2019-09-27 02:34

State Street to Pay $88 Million Settlement for Overcharging Clients State Street Corp. agreed to pay $88 million to settle the top U.S. securities regulator’s allegations that the custody bank overcharged its investment-firm clients....
2019-06-27 22:00

UPDATE 2-PG&E reaches $11 bln settlement relating to wildfire claims California power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement with entities representing about 85% of insurance subrogation claims relating to 2017 and 2018 wildfires....
2019-09-13 17:00

Microsoft Will Pay Out $26 Million in Settlement Over Hungarian Bribery Scheme Microsoft will pay out $26 million in a settlement to resolve charges that its staff bribed government officials in Hungary, the Washington Post reported on Monday, with President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith telling staff in an email the matte...
2019-07-23 12:17

U.S. appeals court upholds Hyundai-Kia gas mileage settlement A U.S. appeals court on Thursday upheld a $210 million nationwide class-action settlement for owners of Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Motors Corp vehicles whose fuel economy was inflated....
2019-06-06 19:51

U.S. judge approves novel framework for opioid settlement talks A federal judge on Wednesday approved the substance of a proposal by lawyers representing cities and counties suing drug companies over the U.S. opioid epidemic that would bring every state and municipality in the country into their settlement talks....
2019-09-12 07:00

Cop’s $5M settlement didn’t make cut in NYPD-misconduct database A city database meant to shed light on police-misconduct settlements is missing the largest deal struck in the first three months of the year — even though it involved cops on both sides. Transit Officer Larry Jackson agreed to take $5 million in Jan...
2019-09-16 12:34

PG&E reaches $11 billion settlement relating to wildfire claims California power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement with entities representing about 85% of insurance subrogation claims relating to 2017 and 2018 wildfires....
2019-09-13 17:00

Volkswagen agrees to Australian settlement over diesel cheating Volkswagen said on Monday it had agreed to pay up to A$127 million ($87.3 million) to settle lawsuits brought on behalf of thousands of Australian customers caught up in its global diesel emissions cheating scandal....
2019-09-16 08:00

Google To Pay Billion Dollars For Settlement Over Tax Evasion In France US internet giant Google has agreed a settlement totalling 945 million euros ($1.0 billion) to end a tax dispute in France under an agreement announced in court on Thursday....
2019-09-12 23:00

Neymar team denies seeking settlement meeting BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Attorneys for Brazilian soccer star Neymar are disputing allegations they had asked for a meeting to discuss a settlement with representatives of a woman who later filed a rape complaint. The legal team issued a statement Wedn...
2019-06-05 20:51

Cop’s $5M settlement didn’t make cut in NYPD misconduct database A city database meant to shed light on police misconduct settlements is missing the largest deal struck in the first three months of the year — even though it involved cops on both sides. Transit Officer Larry Jackson agreed to take $5 million in Jan...
2019-09-16 22:00

Equifax to Pay at Least $650 Million in Largest Data-Breach Settlement Ever The agreement, which requires court approval, would end an array of state, federal and consumer claims tied to an episode that exposed the sensitive information of more than 147 million people....
2019-07-22 17:51

Equifax settlement for data breach will only cost it $4 per person The reports of an impending Equifax settlement were true. The company has agreed to settle with the Federal Trade Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, attorneys general and New York's Department of Financial Services over its m...
2019-07-22 19:01

Pepe the Frog creator wins $15,000 settlement against Infowars Victory is latest in a string of legal actions by Matt Furie, who is seeking to halt the co-option of his cartoon by the far rightMatt Furie, the cartoonist behind the character and online meme Pepe the Frog, has won a $15,000 (£12,000) settlement ag...
2019-06-13 15:51

Carlos Ghosn reached civil settlement with U.S.'s SEC - lawyers Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has reached a civil settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to resolve its investigation of alleged violations of U.S. securities laws, Ghosn's lawyers said in a statement on Monday....
2019-09-23 19:00

Groundwork Is Laid for Opioids Settlement That Would Touch Every Corner of U.S. Each locality in the country, from small towns to major cities, would receive a payout in a settlement with the companies who made, distributed and sold opioids....
2019-06-15 14:00

What does Equifax's $700M settlement over its data breach mean for you? Equifax reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and other agencies over allegations stemming from its data security breach.       ...
2019-07-23 01:00

Creator of Pepe the Frog Wins $15,000 Settlement From InfoWars Matt Furie, the comic artist who created the character known as Pepe the Frog, has settled a lawsuit against Alex Jones’ conspiracy outlet InfoWars for $15,000, according to the Daily Beast....
2019-06-11 17:34

Netanyahu renames Golan settlement as ‘Trump Heights’ Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu unveiled a plaque formally renaming a three-decade-old settlement in the contested Golan Heights as ‘Trump Heights’ on Sunday. “We are going to do two things — establish a new community on t...
2019-06-17 02:17

Facebook Settlement Expected to Mandate Privacy Committee The social-media giant’s expected settlement with the Federal Trade Commission will create a board committee to help ensure senior-level scrutiny of Facebook’s privacy-related efforts....
2019-07-23 01:51

PG&E Reaches $1 Billion Settlement With Paradise, California Governments PG&E has agreed to pay $1 billion to a range of California cities, counties and other government entities to settle claims related to taxpayer losses caused by three devastating fires in the state....
2019-06-19 04:17

Bronze Age British settlement burned down a year after being built The burned remains of a late Bronze age settlement in England capture a slice of Bronze Age life, but the settlement had only just been built before its demise...
2019-06-12 14:17

North Carolina 'bathroom bill' settlement approved Transgender people in North Carolina can use any public restroom in state-run buildings that conforms with their gender identity under a U.S. court settlement approved on Tuesday, in the latest turn of a long-running dispute that divided the state....
2019-07-23 22:00

AutoZone agrees to $11M settlement over hazardous waste disposal A statement from the California Attorney General's Office said inspections "revealed that AutoZone allowed its customers to deposit hazardous automotive fluids and other waste items into regular trash containers in AutoZone stores' parking lots throu...
2019-06-20 04:17

Facebook agrees to pay $5bn in vast privacy settlement, insiders say FTC to claim company misled users about handling of their phone numbers as part of settlementThe Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce on Wednesday that Facebook has agreed to a sweeping settlement of allegations it mishandled user privacy...
2019-07-23 23:51

Senators grill FTC over reported $5 billion Facebook settlement Facebook's reported $5 billion settlement with the FTC isn't even official yet, but that isn't stopping politicians from bristling at it. Senators Richard Blumenthal, Josh Hawley and Ed Markey (pictured) have sent a letter to the FTC ...
2019-07-17 00:17

Zell, other former Tribune executives reach $200 million settlement over LBO Real estate billionaire Sam Zell and other former officers and directors of Tribune Co have reached a $200 million settlement resolving allegations of fraudulent transactions related to the media company's disastrous 2007 leveraged buyout....
2019-06-12 21:34

Why People Are Getting Money From the Equifax Deal But Not the Facebook Settlement In the span of just a few days, the federal government announced settlements relating to two massive privacy breaches that occurred over the last few years, fining Facebook $5 billion for mishandling consumer data, and Equifax $575 million for action...
2019-07-31 19:01

Bayer mediator says no Roundup settlement figures have been discussed Bayer AG has not offered to pay billions of dollars to settle claims in the United States related to the Roundup herbicide, mediator Ken Feinberg said, after a report of such a settlement had driven shares as much as 11% higher....
2019-08-09 16:34

Columbia Gas to pay $143 million to Mass. communities in explosions settlement More than 10,000 residential homes and businesses in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover suffered losses in fatal incident last year that included numerous explosions and fires....
2019-07-31 19:01

Google will pay $170M in settlement over children's privacy on YouTube Google agreed to a record-setting $170 million settlement with federal and state regulators over allegations YouTube, its subsidiary, illegally gathered children’s personal information....
2019-09-04 18:34

Chris Soules to Pay $2.5 Million in Fatal Car Crash Settlement Chris Soules is paying the price for his part in a fatal car crash that killed a 66-year-old man. According to a settlement and release agreement obtained by WeAreIowa.com, Chris and his......
2019-05-22 16:51

MGM Resorts to pay $735M settlement in Las Vegas massacre lawsuits A $735 million settlement has been reached in lawsuits stemming from the 2017 Las Vegas massacre, lawyers said Thursday. MGM Resorts International agreed to pay the whopping amount to resolve claims that it did nothing to prevent Stephen Paddock from...
2019-10-04 09:00

JPMorgan pays $5 million in settlement over paternity leave JP Morgan Chase has agreed to pay the biggest recorded settlement in a US parental leave discrimination case. Veuer’s Chandra Lanier has the story.        ...
2019-05-31 02:51

CBOE To Introduce Mini-SPX Options With PM Settlement On November 5 CHICAGO, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated (CBOE®) announced today that the Exchange will list a Mini-SPX Index option (options symbol: XSP) contract with a new PM-settlement feature beginning on Tuesday, Nove...
2019-05-23 08:00

Democrat wants FCC to open T-Mobile, Sprint settlement for comment U.S. Representative David Cicilline urged Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Thursday to give the public the chance to comment on a draft order that would grant agency approval to the $26 billion merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Spri...
2019-08-16 14:34

Game machine company reaches $1M settlement with Arizona PHOENIX (AP) — A New Jersey company has reached a $1 million settlement with Arizona over its distribution of rigged electronic gaming devices. The Arizona Attorney General’s Office announced Wednesday that a Maricopa County Superior Court judg...
2019-05-30 09:17

Pixel Owners: Submit Your Settlement Claim Now to Receive up to $500 A few months ago, Google agreed to pay $7.25 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over faulty microphones on the original Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones. For you, that means a payout of up to $500, and as of today, you can file your claims for t...
2019-08-14 02:51

UPDATE 1-Braskem board OKs $101 mln corruption settlement in Brazil The board of Brazilian petrochemicals producer Braskem SA has approved an agreement with authorities to pay 410 million reais ($101 million) to settle its involvement in the 'Car Wash' corruption case, Braskem said on Monday in a filing....
2019-05-28 06:34

Real-Time Gross Settlement Payments Are Now Available For 90 More Minutes Public sector lender State Bank of India, and its private sector peers ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank, among several other financial institutions, are members of payments systems RTGS and National......
2019-06-04 14:17

Israel plans to name settlement on occupied land after Trump Move in Golan Heights follows naming of Jerusalem roundabout in US president’s honour last year Israel plans to name a new settlement after Donald Trump on land it captured from Syria, as a token of gratitude to the US president for recognising its c...
2019-05-22 19:17

Jamar Clark’s advocates call for $20M death settlement MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Advocates for Jamar Clark, who was fatally shot by police in 2015, are demanding that the city of Minneapolis settles a lawsuit brought by his family for $20 million, the same amount awarded in the 2017 death of Justine Ruszczyk Da...
2019-05-21 16:17

Judge Approves Settlement Allowing CVS-Aetna Merger A federal judge on Wednesday approved a Justice Department settlement that allowed CVS Health’s nearly $70 billion acquisition of health insurer Aetna, removing a cloud of uncertainty for the merged company....
2019-09-05 13:00

Report: FTC’s political wrangling delays Facebook settlement SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook may have to wait longer before resolving a U.S. government investigation into the company’s mishandling of personal information. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that political wrangling is delaying a settlemen...
2019-05-24 23:17

CDC: U.S. measles cases surpass 1,000 The number of measles cases in the United States surpassed 1,000 Wednesday, a milestone Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar called "troubling."...
2019-06-06 03:51

Ebola cases in DR Congo top 2,000 The daily number of new Ebola cases has tripled in recent months, according to aid organizations. Local distrust and armed groups have hampered a response to the world's second-largest Ebola epidemic....
2019-06-05 04:17

U.S. recorded 14 new cases of measles The United States recorded 14 new measles cases between July 3 and July 11, federal health officials said on Monday, signaling a slowdown in the spread of the disease, which has infected 1,123 people this year in the worst U.S. outbreak since 1992....
2019-07-16 04:51

CDC: U.S. measles cases climb to 1,077 Measles cases continue to pile up in the United States, as the nation has now reached 1,077 cases, which are spread through 28 states, according to the CDC....
2019-06-27 19:17

UN says about 25% of Ebola cases could be going undetected GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says it may be missing a quarter of all Ebola cases in eastern Congo as violent unrest complicates detection. That estimate by WHO emergencies chief Dr. Michael Ryan on Thursday comes after aid groups expre...
2019-06-06 16:51

Many blockchain use cases need IoT to succeed, and more Neither blockchain nor IoT are simple technologies, but the growing credibility of managed platform services makes the technical aspects less daunting. The real barriers to success are the rules and processes required to change business models and cu...
2019-08-13 08:17

Google Pixel owners can claim up to $500 in class action settlement Google's settlement over faulty Pixel microphones has largely cleared the gauntlet, and it's now time to make a claim -- though how much you'll get depends on how well you qualify. The tech giant is offering up to $20 to any US reside...
2019-08-13 15:51

Retired Oklahoma judge to mediate opioid settlement funds NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A former Oklahoma State Supreme Court justice will attempt to resolve a dispute over how to disburse an $85 million settlement of a state lawsuit with Teva Pharmaceuticals. Cleveland Count District Judge Thad Balkman said Monday ...
2019-06-18 18:00

It won't be hard for Facebook to afford a $5 billion settlement with the FTC, but there may be other costs beyond money (FB) Getty Facebook is facing a record penalty of about $5 billion from the Federal Trade Commission — but for the tech giant, that's only about as much as the revenue it generates in a month. What could be more damaging to Facebook than the moneta...
2019-07-13 08:51

‘Heartbroken’: Weinstein Accusers Say $44 Million Settlement Lets Him Off the Hook Two actresses who have sued the movie producer said they would not sign on, jeopardizing the proposed deal. Others expressed anger and disappointment....
2019-05-25 02:17

U.S. regulators approve $5 billion Facebook settlement over privacy issues (Reuters) — The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook this week over its investigation into the social media company’s handling of user data, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday. Th...
2019-07-13 07:00

'Verbal settlement' reached in Stephon Clark's family lawsuit The family of Stephon Clark, the unarmed black man fatally shot by Sacramento police last year, has reached a verbal settlement with the city, according to court records....
2019-06-20 01:34

Equifax reportedly close to $700 million data breach settlement Remember that time Equifax had a data breach and leaked an incredible amount of information -- addresses, social security numbers and even driver's licenses -- on more than 143 million people in the US alone? That was revealed nearly two years a...
2019-07-20 06:51

Bayer soars on report of proposed $8 billion Roundup settlement Bayer shares soared as much as 11% on Friday on a report that the German company has proposed to pay up to $8 billion to settle more than 18,000 U.S. lawsuits related to its weedkiller Roundup....
2019-08-09 14:00

Another $860 million recovered for Madoff customers in Kingate settlement: trustee The court-appointed trustee liquidating Bernard Madoff's firm on Wednesday said another $860 million may soon be returned to the swindler's customers, under a settlement with offshore funds that......
2019-07-17 21:00

Israel's Netanyahu names new Golan settlement 'Trump Heights' Israel's cabinet has visited the Golan Heights to inaugurate the country's controversial new settlement. In March, Trump recognized the territory that Israel seized from Syria in 1967 as belonging to the Jewish state....
2019-06-16 20:34

'Trump Heights': Israeli settlement in Golan named after US president ‘It will mean something for him, that there is a place in the world, far away from the States, with his name,’ says resident in communityIt is a world away from the grandiose high-rises that bear his name.A sleepy, crumbling hamlet of fewer than a do...
2019-06-17 18:34

Israel Names Golan Heights Settlement After President Trump RAMAT TRUMP, Golan Heights — The Trump name graces apartment towers, hotels and golf courses. Now it is the namesake of a tiny Israeli settlement in the Israel-controlled Golan Heights. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Cabinet ...
2019-06-17 22:17

Carl Icahn wins two seats on Cloudera’s board in settlement Cloudera said on Monday it would give two board seats to Carl Icahn as part of an agreement with the activist investor to limit his ownership in the data analytics company to 20 percent. Icahn had disclosed a 12.6 percent stake in Cloudera earlier th...
2019-08-12 18:51

Purdue OxyContin settlement would rank among largest in pharma history OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP has reached a tentative multibillion-dollar agreement with some plaintiffs aimed at settling thousands of lawsuits over its alleged role in the U.S. opioid crisis, Reuters reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar...
2019-09-12 08:00

FTC approves settlement with Google over YouTube kids privacy violations The settlement finds that Google inadequately protected kids who used its video-streaming service and improperly collected their data, said two people familiar with the matter....
2019-07-20 05:34

The Northernmost Settlement on Earth Cracked 70 Degrees For the First Time This Week It’s not just the eastern part of the U.S. roasting this week. Much of the planet is on a heat bender, including the northernmost inhabited place on Earth.Read more......
2019-07-19 17:34

"Everybody Is Absolutely Fucked": A CTE Sufferer's Daughter's Journey Through The NFL Concussion Settlement George Andrie, an original member of the Dallas Cowboys’ famed Doomsday Defense, had Stage 4 chronic traumatic encephalopathy at the time of his death last August at the age of 78, according to researchers at Boston University who posthumously examin...
2019-08-14 16:51

Jordan Valley settlement officially approved by Israeli lawmakers Israeli lawmakers have given the go-ahead to a small settlement in the West Bank, following an election campaign pledge from PM Benjamin Netanyahu to annex the Jordan Valley to Israel if he wins Tuesday's polls....
2019-09-15 21:34

Greek PM says settlement of WW2 reparations claim would boost German ties Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Thursday a settlement of a Greek reparations claim against Germany over Nazi occupation of the country could tighten relations....
2019-08-29 15:00

One Israeli killed and two injured in bomb attack near settlement: ambulance One Israeli was killed and two injured in a Palestinian attack near a settlement in the occupied West Bank on Friday, Israeli medical officials said....
2019-08-23 13:34

Ryan Phillippe Reaches Settlement With Ex-Girlfriend Over Alleged Assault UPDATE: Two years later, on Thursday, October 10, a notice of a settlement between Ryan Phillippe and ex-girlfriend Elsie Hewitt over her $1 million lawsuit for alleged assault was filed at a Los......
2019-10-11 19:00

Shady ticket resale companies forced to shell out $1.5M in settlement Sneaky ticket resale companies are on the hook for $1.55 million after duping customers into buying tickets the firms didn’t even have, according to a settlement announced Wednesday. State Attorney General Letitia James’ office sued compa...
2019-07-11 00:00

Settlement expands transgender restroom rights in North Carolina RALEIGH, NC — A federal judge approved a legal settlement Tuesday affirming transgender people’s right to use restrooms matching their gender identity in many North Carolina public buildings. The consent decree is expected to end a protracted lawsuit...
2019-07-24 02:17

‘Overwhelming hopelessness’: city says opioids crisis settlement won’t fix things Akron officials say no amount of money will restore families and institutions upended by prescription painkillers like OxyContinThe tentative settlement involving the US opioids crisis and the maker of the narcotic prescription painkiller OxyContin c...
2019-09-12 17:34

Catholic school fires teacher for same-sex marriage, reaches settlement The high school was under pressure from its local archdiocese to ensure that all teachers are living according to church teachings.        ...
2019-07-10 06:34

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative settlement in opioid lawsuits Purdue Pharma has reached a deal for up to $12 billion to settle the thousands of lawsuits it faced for the role its notorious painkiller OxyContin played in fueling the opioid epidemic. Helmed by the billionaire Sackler family, Purdue reached the ag...
2019-09-12 18:00

Wealth Matters: 4 Tax Strategies That Could Make a Divorce Settlement Easier Divorce negotiations are never easy, and they became more complicated this year, thanks to the tax overhaul. Here are four tips for taxpayers to consider....
2019-05-21 14:51

Heather Mills, others, win settlement over Murdoch group phone hacking Heather Mills, ex-wife of former Beatle Paul McCartney, said on Monday she and 90 others have won an apology and settlement from Rupert Murdoch's News Group Newspapers after a near decade-long battle over claims of phone hacking....
2019-07-08 15:34

Blockchain startup agrees to $23M settlement over allegedly fraudulent tokens The US’ top financial watchdog has settled with Dallas-based blockchain startup Bitqyck Inc. over allegations it fraudulently sold shares of company stock to more than 13,000 buyers of its Bitqy cryptographic token. In a statement released yesterday,...
2019-08-30 18:00

Gene testing firm gets 25-year ban in $42.6 million kickback settlement A New Orleans-based genetics testing company and its three principals will pay $42.6 million to resolve charges they defrauded the federal government by paying kickbacks for referrals and billing for medically unnecessary tests, the U.S. Department o...
2019-10-10 05:00

FTC votes to approve $5 billion settlement with Facebook in privacy probe The Federal Trade Commission voted to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook ending an investigation into its privacy practices, according to a source familiar with the matter but not authorized to speak on the record, a deal that coul...
2019-07-12 22:51

Sunderland forced to pay Vélez Sarsfield £335,000 in Ricky Álvarez settlement • Argentinian club say they have been paid after legal wrangle• Player made 17 appearances after joining on loan from InterSunderland have paid out more than £335,000 to Vélez Sarsfield to settle their claim over Ricky Álvarez following a lengthy leg...
2019-08-14 21:51

Motel 6 agrees to $10 million settlement over sharing guest lists with ICE Motel 6 has agreed to pay $10 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over claims the budget chain routinely provided guest lists from properties in Arizona to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents, court documents showed on Saturday...
2019-06-30 10:51

Facebook Reaches Proposed Settlement in Video Measurement Lawsuit The Menlo Park, Calif.-based tech giant may pay $40 million to settle a lawsuit over bad video metrics, but nothing in the way of a broader business cost....
2019-10-08 07:00

Cracks in Purdue's proposed opioid settlement as Arizona backs out The U.S. state of Arizona withdrew its support for a proposed nationwide opioid settlement with Purdue Pharma LP, saying the maker of OxyContin sought to "undermine material terms of the deal," according to a court filing on Monday....
2019-10-08 23:34

"The NFL Said Dad Wasn't Sick": A CTE Sufferer's Daughter's Journey Through The NFL Concussion Settlement George Andrie, an original member of the Dallas Cowboys’ famed Doomsday Defense, had Stage 4 chronic traumatic encephalopathy at the time of his death last August at the age of 78, according to researchers at Boston University who posthumously examin...
2019-08-14 23:17

Lawyers seek $26 million in Volkswagen U.S. fuel economy settlement Lawyers for owners of 98,000 Volkswagen AG U.S. vehicles that had fuel economy labels that overstated efficiency will ask a U.S. judge for $26 million in attorney's fees and costs, court documents show....
2019-09-02 04:34

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative opioid settlement with some: sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP reached a tentative agreement with some plaintiffs to resolve litigation over its alleged role in fueling the U.S. opioid crisis and plans to tussle with states opposing the settlement offer in bankruptcy proceedings ...
2019-09-12 08:00

Amazon's Jeff Bezos pays out $38bn in divorce settlement Ex-wife MacKenzie Bezos will become world’s fourth-richest woman but has promised to give away half of awardThe world’s biggest divorce settlement will be made official this week as Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos hands over a 4% stake in the online sh...
2019-06-30 18:51

Sacklers vs. States: Settlement Talks Stumble Over Foreign Business The Sackler family is willing to give up Purdue Pharma to settle all claims related to the opioid crisis, but is resisting a quick sale of its overseas drug company....
2019-08-31 00:34

Yahoo Could Pay Out $358 to Individual Users in Data Breach Settlement: Report If you live in the US or in Israel, had a Yahoo account between 2012 and 2016 and have got an email from Yahoo on the settlement claim over data breach, you could be eligible for $358 or more....
2019-10-09 17:34

4 seek victim status to review Carnival pollution settlement MIAMI (AP) — Four people who say they were harmed by pollution from Carnival Corp. cruise ships are seeking status as victims with rights to review a recent settlement. Three Alaskans and one Bahamian have asked the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals...
2019-06-17 20:17

Oklahoma reaches $85 mln settlement with Teva Pharmaceuticals ahead of trial Oklahoma has reached a $85 million settlement agreement with Israeli-based Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd ahead of the start of a trial in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit over the opioid epidemic, the state's attorney general said on Sunday....
2019-05-26 19:51

Facebook Agrees to Pay Record $5 Billion Settlement in Privacy Investigation Facebook agreed to pay a record $5 billion to resolve a U.S. investigation into years of privacy violations, a settlement that increases the board of directors’ responsibility for protecting users’ data while changing little about the com...
2019-07-24 15:00

Equifax agrees to a settlement of up to $700 million for massive data breach Equifax a couple of years ago had to disclose a massive hack that affected some 147 million people. Hackers were able to extract from Equifax’s servers plenty of personal data, including names and birth dates, addresses, social security numbers...
2019-07-23 02:34

Las Vegas massacre survivors, families reach $735 million settlement with MGM Survivors and family of 58 people who were slain in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history have reached a settlement of at least $735 million with MGM Resorts, a law firm representing the victims and MGM Resorts International said on Thur...
2019-10-03 18:34

Opioid manufacturer Insys files for bankruptcy after $225m settlement Insys Therapeutics founder and executives were convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe highly addictive painkiller A leading drug maker, whose founder and top executives have been convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe a highly addictive painkil...
2019-06-10 23:00

Equifax data breach settlement: How to unfreeze your credit report As the largest-ever settlement for a data breach heads toward court approval, you may want to consider unfreezing your credit report. Here's how.       ...
2019-07-23 01:00

Equifax on the hot seat for running out of data breach settlement funds Even when making restitution to victims of its massive 2017 data breach, Equifax still can’t seem to avoid a mess. The credit reporting agency is now attracting a ton of scrutiny after the Federal Trade Commission revealed in an urgent announce...
2019-08-03 14:00

FTC to announce $5 billion settlement with Facebook as early as this week: sources The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc as early as this week of its investigation into the social media company’s handling of user data, two sources briefed on the matter said on M...
2019-07-22 23:00

Mallinckrodt Agrees to $30 Million Settlement in Ohio Opioid Litigation Mallinckrodt said it had tentatively agreed to a settlement package worth $30 million to resolve opioid-crisis lawsuits brought by two Ohio counties, allowing the drugmaker to avoid a landmark trial next month....
2019-09-07 06:34

Florida joins Justice Department settlement with Sprint, T-Mobile Florida has signed on to a consent agreement that the Justice Department reached with Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc to allow the companies to merge, according to a court filing on Wednesday....
2019-10-03 04:00

Dad reaches historic paid leave settlement with JPMorgan Chase JPMorgan Chase on Thursday agreed to pay a bombshell $5 million to hundreds of men who claimed they weren’t given the same paid leave as women when they became parents. The proposed class-action settlement, filed in Ohio federal court, is the c...
2019-05-31 00:17

Nexus 6P owners still have time to claim their share of a $9.75 million settlement Back in April, we told you that Google and Huawei had agreed to pay Nexus 6P owners $9.75 million to settle a class action suit. The plaintiffs complained that their phones suffered from boot looping and battery drain. Today, the law firms that negot...
2019-06-08 01:17

UBS switches stance with plan to offer $113 million tax settlement in Italy UBS looks set to agree a 100 million euro ($113 million) settlement of a money laundering and tax case in Italy within the next few weeks, according to people familiar with the matter, in contrast to a similar case in France....
2019-06-07 15:51

FTC settlement strips Zuckerberg of more power than a court would, Republican commissioners say The FTC's two Democratic commissioners dissented in the $5 billion settlement with Facebook, saying Zuckerberg should have been named as a defendant....
2019-07-24 21:34

Arizona Attorney General: settlement reached in data breach PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Attorney General’s office says a settlement has been reached in the first health care data breach lawsuit involving numerous states. The office said Tuesday the deal was reached with health care software provider Medi...
2019-06-05 08:34

Facebook Settlement Requires Zuckerberg to Certify Privacy Protections Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will have to personally certify that the company is taking steps to protect consumer privacy under a settlement expected to be announced with the Federal Trade Commission Wednesday....
2019-07-24 04:00

Neil Armstrong’s Death, and a Stormy, Secret $6 Million Settlement The astronaut’s sons contended that incompetent medical care had cost him his life, and threatened to go public. His widow says she wanted no part of the payout....
2019-07-24 01:17

U.S. appeals court upholds $210 million Hyundai-Kia gas mileage settlement By an 8-3 vote on Thursday, in a case closely watched by class-action lawyers, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said vehicle drivers had enough in common to let them settle as a group....
2019-06-07 00:34

Facebook to create a privacy panel as part of $5 billion FTC settlement The FTC is to announce that Facebook has agreed to a sweeping settlement of significant allegations it mishandled user privacy and pay $5 billion.Read More...
2019-07-24 15:51

Equifax settlement claims: The FTC says watch out for fake websites trying to scam you Following the Equifax data breach, you can submit a claim to cover the cost of protecting yourself from identity theft, but be wary of scammers.       ...
2019-07-31 20:17

Vereit, others reach $1.025 billion settlement over American Realty accounting Investors on Monday asked a Manhattan federal judge to approve a $1.025 billion class-action settlement with Vereit Inc and other defendants of claims that prior management inflated a key operating performance metric at the real estate investment tru...
2019-10-01 07:00

MGM Resorts Reaches Settlement in 2017 Las Vegas Mass Shooting In what legal experts say is the largest settlement of its kind from a mass shooting, MGM Resorts International agreed to pay up to $800 million to victims of the 2017 massacre outside its Mandalay Bay Casino & Resort in Las Vegas....
2019-10-04 00:00

Equifax deal with FTC closes largest-ever settlement for a data breach Credit-reporting company Equifax will pay up to a record $650 million to settle US federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information, authorities said on Monday. The largest-ever settlement for a data breach draws to a ...
2019-07-22 20:00

These engineers and tech execs want to create a peaceful lunar settlement A group of Silicon Valley tech executives and engineers want to create a peaceful, multinational lunar settlement. According to Bloomberg, the San Francisco-based Open Lunar Foundation plans to invest in hardware "to accelerate the exploration and se...
2019-09-05 20:34

At least 16 states reject settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma WASHINGTON NBC — Top legal officials in 27 states and territories and lawyers for more than 2,000 cities and counties announced Wednesday they had agreed to a tentative multi-billion-dollar settlement with Purdue Pharma, the maker of the opioid OxyCo...
2019-09-12 03:34

Uncovering The Lives Of The Refugees Inside Uganda's Rwamwanja Settlement "I have always related to the idea of being black and white at the same time, but identity and belonging take on a whole new dimension as an Albino refugee"...
2019-06-12 16:00

U.S. judge expresses support for novel opioid settlement talks framework A federal judge on Tuesday expressed support for a novel plan by lawyers representing cities and counties suing drug companies over the U.S. opioid epidemic that would bring every community nationally into their settlement talks despite objections fr...
2019-08-06 22:34

Mackenzie Bezos Will Be Richer By $38 Billion Post Divorce Settlement MacKenzie Bezos, wife of world's richest man Jeff Bezos for 25 years, is set to walk away with a whopping $38 billion this week -- roughly $1.52 billion a year since she got married to the Amazon......
2019-07-02 16:17

Bayer mediator dismisses report of $8 billion Roundup settlement Bayer AG has not offered to pay billions of dollars to settle claims in the United States related to the Roundup herbicide, mediator Ken Feinberg said, dismissing a report to that effect which drove its shares as much as 11% higher....
2019-08-09 23:34

U.S. cities propose framework for nationwide opioid settlement talks Lawyers for counties and municipalities suing drug manufacturers and distributors over their alleged roles in the U.S. opioid epidemic on Friday pitched a novel plan that would bring all 24,500 communities nationally into their negotiations for billi...
2019-06-14 22:17

Officials: Saudi Arabia pushes for settlement in south Yemen Yemeni officials say Saudi Arabia is pushing for a settlement between the internationally recognized government and southern separatists backed by the United Arab Emirates...
2019-09-05 23:34

Best Surface Book 2 cases in 2019 This article originally appeared on Windows Central and has been inducted into our Back to School guide. The Surface Book 2 is a gorgeous, powerful, and expensive piece of kit, and you'll want to protect it. Unfortunately, the unique 2-in-1 conf...
2019-08-06 22:34

U.S. recorded 18 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 18 new measles cases last week, taking the total for the year to 1,095 in the worst outbreak since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
2019-07-01 17:00

U.S. recorded 14 new cases of measles last week - CDC The United States recorded 14 new measles cases in the week ended July 3, taking the total number of cases to 1,109 this year, as the country faces its worst outbreak of the disease since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
2019-07-08 19:17

Voice in the enterprise: 3 current use cases Weeding through the hype, Gartner offers three use cases for voice technology that the enterprise can actually use right now, covering Salesforce Einstein and Amazon Alexa....
2019-08-30 19:00

US measles cases surpass 1,000 this year The number of cases of measles in the United States this year has surpassed 1,000, the US Department of Health and Human Services said Wednesday. The agency said there have been 1,001 cases so far this year....
2019-06-06 00:17

U.S. records 41 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 41 new cases of measles in the week ended May 31, taking the total cases for the year to 981 in the worst outbreak since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
2019-06-03 17:34

Measles Cases on the Rise in Europe, WHO Says Europe is seeing a resurgence of measles with nearly 90,000 cases in the first half of 2019, surpassing the number in all of last year, underscoring the necessity for more people to vaccinated against the highly contagious disease, the World Health O...
2019-08-30 03:34

U.S. recorded 60 new measles cases last week The United States recorded 60 new measles cases last week, taking confirmed cases for the year to 940, the worst outbreak since 1994 and since measles was declared eliminated in 2000, federal health officials said on Monday....
2019-05-27 17:00

CDC: Flu season wraps up as a few cases linger The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its last weekly influenza report Friday, and flu activity remained similarly low to last week. This caps off the longest flu season in a decade....
2019-05-25 01:17

One in four Ebola cases undetected in Congo: WHO Roughly a quarter of Ebola infections in eastern Congo are estimated to be going undetected or found too late, a World Health Organization (WHO) expert said on Thursday....
2019-06-06 23:00

U.S. recorded 2 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded two new measles cases last week, taking the total cases for the year to 1,243 in the worst outbreak since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
2019-09-30 18:00

CDC Says Measles Cases in U.S. Have Now Reached Over 1,000 So Far in 2019 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday that 1,001 cases of measles have been reported so far in the U.S. throughout 2019.Read more......
2019-06-06 10:17

Seven Stylish Phone Cases That You Won't Hate Looking At An old boyfriend of mine was a case-free iPhone guy. I couldn’t stand it. Knowing that phone could slip from his hand while scrolling Twitter on the subway platform, and we’d spend the next three months eating popcorn for dinner on date night because...
2019-06-06 01:51

Uganda: Three new Ebola cases confirmed The Ministry of Health said it had three more suspected cases of the disease and the number of people who may have come into contact with the virus jumped from eight to 27....
2019-06-14 14:00

U.S. records 21 new measles cases as of last week The United States recorded 21 new measles cases last week, raising the total number of cases for the year to 1,203 across 30 states in the worst outbreak of the virus since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
2019-08-19 17:34

U.S. recorded seven new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 7 new measles cases last week taking the total cases for the year to 1,250 in the worst outbreak since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
2019-10-07 21:00

Measles cases triple globally: WHO Measles cases have almost tripled year-on-year, according to new figures from the World Health Organization. Germany plans to make measles vaccinations compulsory for children from March....
2019-08-13 22:17

U.S. recorded eight new cases of measles last week The United States recorded eight new measles cases last week, taking the total for the year to 1,172 in the worst outbreak since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
2019-08-05 20:17

Two more cases of Ebola confirmed in Uganda: WHO Two more cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Uganda after a five-year-old boy died of the disease, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 12:34

U.S. records 10 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 10 new measles cases last week, taking the total cases for the year to 1,182, in the worst outbreak since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
2019-08-12 17:51

Ebola: Half of cases going undetected Congo's new Ebola response coordinator has said half of the cases in the deadly outbreak remain undetected. Health experts fear the disease, which broke out a year ago, could spread into neighboring Rwanda....
2019-08-03 09:51

WHO says no new Ebola cases in Goma, vaccinates over 1,300 The World Health Organization said it has vaccinated over 1,300 people who potentially came into contact with the Ebola virus in the Congolese city of Goma, helping contain what many feared would be a rapid spread in an urban center....
2019-08-12 05:17

These Are Our Readers' Five Favorite iPhone Cases Whether you’re hanging onto your years-old iPhone, or you just picked up a new and shiny iPhone 11 or 11 Pro, any of these five reader-favorite cases will add a bit of custom flair to your phone, while keeping it safe(r) when you inevitably drop it....
2019-10-04 02:34

Almost 2,000 Ebola cases confirmed in DR Congo Almost 2,000 cases of Ebola have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as the central African nation struggles with the second largest outbreak of the disease in history....
2019-06-10 13:00

Vaping illnesses top 1,000, an increase of 275 cases, CDC says NBC — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has identified 1,080 cases of lung illnesses linked to vaping, an increase of 275 since last week. The numbers are likely to continue to increase, as state health departments have confirmed t...
2019-10-04 16:34

What’s actually happening to the lungs in vape cases SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (NBC News) – Toxic chemical burns may be behind the hundreds of vaping-linked illnesses spiking across the country, according to new images of lung tissue taken from people who got sick after vaping. The images and resulting a...
2019-10-03 07:00

Aid group: 80% of new Ebola cases were not known contacts GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says it is making progress in tracking new Ebola cases in eastern Congo but Doctors Without Borders asserts that the vast majority were not previously known as contacts of victims. WHO emergencies chief Dr....
2019-05-28 18:34

U.S. records 19 new cases of measles as of last week The United States recorded 19 new measles cases last week, taking the total cases for the year to 1,234 across 31 states in the worst outbreak since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
2019-09-03 08:34

Equifax settlement includes more free credit reports but that won't prevent fraud Free credit reports are a good thing, but checking on your file won't do anything to prevent fraud from happening. Here are tips to stop it before it occurs....
2019-07-22 22:00

Purdue, Sacklers offer bankruptcy, $10-12 billion for opioid settlement: Report Enlarge / Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and its owners, the Sackler family, are facing hundreds of lawsuits across the country for the company's alleged role in the opioid epidemic. (credit: Getty | Drew Angerer) OxyContin-maker Purdue Pha...
2019-08-28 15:34

FTC's settlement with Google over YouTube kids privacy violations blasted by critics The Federal Trade Commission's reported settlement with Google over YouTube childrens privacy violations was been blasted by tech critics as not going far enough to rein in the search giant....
2019-07-22 21:00

UPDATE 1-Purdue OxyContin settlement would rank among largest in pharma history OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP has reached a tentative multibillion-dollar agreement with some plaintiffs aimed at settling thousands of lawsuits over its alleged role in the U.S. opioid crisis, Reuters reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar...
2019-09-11 22:00

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative $3B settlement in opioid lawsuits: report Purdue Pharma has reached a tentative $3 billion settlement in thousands of opioid cases brought against the pharmaceutical giant, according to media reports. The manufacturer of painkiller OxyContin reached the settlement Wednesday with the 22 state...
2019-09-12 00:00

Immigration attorney worries as White House aims to end Flores Settlement TUCSON — The Flores Settlement is a more than a two-decade-old federal policy that limits how long U.S. Immigration officials can detain migrant children. The Flores Settlement caps a migrant child’s detention at 20 days. Now, this week t...
2019-08-26 09:34

Report: Purdue Pharma Offered $10 to $12 Billion for Opioid Crisis Settlement Purdue Pharma, the company that makes the painkiller OxyContin, is offering to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits over its role fueling the opioid crisis for $10 billion to $12 billion, NBC News reported on Tuesday....
2019-08-28 12:00

Riot Games closes a chapter with sexual harassment lawsuit settlement League of Legends maker Riot Games closed a sorry chapter of its history with the settlement of a class-action lawsuit for alleged sexual harassment.Read More...
2019-08-24 01:00

UPDATE 4-U.S. regulators approve $5 bln Facebook settlement over privacy issues - source The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc this week over its investigation into the social media company's handling of user data, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday....
2019-07-13 04:51

Accusers nearing settlement in Harvey Weinstein sex trafficking case, attorneys say Attorneys for Harvey Weinstein’s former film studio and for a group of women who say the disgraced film producer sexually assaulted them told a federal judge in Manhattan on Tuesday that a settlement agreement with the lecherous producer’s accusers i...
2019-06-05 15:00

Bayer stocks soar amid disputed reports of Roundup 'settlement' German firm Bayer has not commented on reports that it is willing to pay $8 billion to settle glyphosate cases in the US. The mediator in the case said Bayer never made the proposal, calling the report "pure fiction."...
2019-08-10 01:34

Thousands are trapped in a desert settlement in Syria, a US military base is just 10 miles away Shukri Shehab and his wife have not slept in two nights. Their three-week-old granddaughter will not stop crying. She needs simple medicine for bloating, Shehab says, but it is nearly impossible for them to find....
2019-08-01 13:17

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma reportedly offering opioid settlement up to $12B OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is reportedly offering a settlement worth up to $12 billion to resolve claims over its role in the opioid crisis.       ...
2019-08-28 02:34

FTC Approves $5 Billion Settlement Against Facebook Over Cambridge Analytica Debacle: Reports The Federal Trade Commission, which has been investigating Facebook in the wake of its massive Cambridge Analytica scandal, has voted to approve levying a massive $5 billion fine against the social media giant, according to reporting in both the Wall...
2019-07-12 23:51

Mallinckrodt Reaches Tentative Settlement in Ohio Counties' Opioid Litigation Mallinckrodt reached a roughly $30 million tentative deal to resolve allegations that its marketing and distribution practices are to blame for fueling a national opioid crisis....
2019-09-06 22:00

HSBC agrees to 300 million euro settlement of Belgian tax case, prosecutors say HSBC's Swiss private banking arm has agreed to pay nearly 300 million euros ($336 million) to settle a tax fraud case in Belgium, Belgian prosecutors said on Tuesday....
2019-08-06 15:00

Mom scores $255K settlement after being fired for demanding private pump room A Staten Island nurse who sued her former employer for refusing to provide her with a private space to pump breast milk and then firing her for complaining will get a $255,000 payout, court records show. Tabetha Tyndale, 30, reached the agreement wit...
2019-09-12 21:00

U.S. appeals court restores $210 million Hyundai-Kia fuel economy settlement A U.S. appeals court restored a $210 million nationwide class-action settlement for hundreds of thousands of owners of Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Motors Corp vehicles whose fuel economy estimates were inflated....
2019-06-06 22:17

Teva Pharmaceuticals Reaches $85 Million Settlement with Oklahoma in Opioid Lawsuit Israel-based Teva Pharmaceuticals has agreed to pay Oklahoma $85 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the state’s attorney general over the company’s involvement in fueling the opioid epidemic....
2019-05-27 00:34

$44 million settlement reportedly near in Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein.        ...
2019-05-24 16:34

$44 million settlement reportedly close in Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein.        ...
2019-05-24 10:34

U.S. judge approves Ruth Madoff $594,000 settlement with court-appointed trustee A federal judge has approved Ruth Madoff's $594,000 settlement with the court-appointed trustee who is liquidating her husband Bernard Madoff's firm and raising money for the swindler's victims....
2019-05-30 06:17

$44 Million Civil Settlement Reportedly in Works in Harvey Weinstein Case Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has reportedly reached a $44 million deal to settle claims brought against him by women accusing him of sexual harassment, creditors to his now-defunct movie studio, and the New York State Attorney General’s Off...
2019-05-24 08:00

Harvey Weinstein close to reaching reported $44 million settlement with accusers A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein.        ...
2019-05-24 06:17

Rick Pitino reaches settlement with University of Louisville Athletic Association Former Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino has reached a settlement in his lawsuit with the University of Louisville Athletic Association.       ...
2019-09-18 23:00

CFE TO IMPLEMENT "TRADE AT SETTLEMENT" TRANSACTIONS FOR CBOE VOLATILITY INDEX (VIX) FUTURES CHICAGO, October 31, 2011 - CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) announced today that CFE will accept "Trade at Settlement" (TAS) transactions in the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) futures contract beginning on Friday, November 4. TAS transactions in VIX...
2019-05-23 19:34

U.S. judge appoints Ken Feinberg mediator for Bayer Roundup settlement talks A U.S. judge on Wednesday appointed prominent attorney Kenneth Feinberg as mediator for court-mandated settlement talks in the federal litigation over allegations that Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused cancer....
2019-05-23 01:17

Purdue Pharma blasted for settlement terms that deny Sackler wrongdoing Attorneys general representing nearly half the states and lawyers for more than 500 local governments on Friday blasted the terms of Purdue Pharma’s offer to settle thousands of lawsuits over the nation’s opioid crisis in court filings that also said...
2019-10-05 10:34

The Scummy Bucs Tried To Keep Secret Their Failed Attempt To Get Millions From The BP Oil Spill Settlement This is old, but so what. The more we can talk about how the Tampa Bay Buccaneers cooked their books in a failed attempt to claim settlement money from a far-off oil spill that didn’t actually affect them, the better. Turns out there’s one more twist...
2019-05-30 21:17

Las Vegas massacre victims families reach $735 mln settlement with MGM Resorts -law firm Family and loved ones of the 58 people killed in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history have reached a settlement of at least $735 million with MGM Resorts, a law firm representing the victims said on Thursday....
2019-10-03 17:34

UPDATE 1-U.S. appeals court restores $210 mln Hyundai-Kia fuel economy settlement A U.S. appeals court restored a $210 million nationwide class-action settlement for hundreds of thousands of owners of Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Motors Corp vehicles whose fuel economy estimates were inflated....
2019-06-06 21:17

Opioid drugmaker Insys Chairman Steven Meyer quits after settlement with DoJ Insys Therapeutics Inc said on Thursday Chairman Steven Meyer and board member Pierre Lapalme will resign, a day after the opioid drugmaker agreed to settle a kickback probe with the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ)....
2019-06-06 13:51

Quebec should have power over Ottawa in refugee settlement: Bloc Quebecois leader Bloc Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet discussed cases where asylum seekers had been in Quebec for years, were well-integrated and were selected for permanent resident status by the province -- only to be deported after Ottawa rejected their refugee appl...
2019-09-24 06:00

Stormy Daniels gets $450K in false strip club arrest settlement Porn star Stormy Daniels will be paid $450,000 to settle her lawsuit against an Ohio city after she was arrested during a performance at a strip club in 2018, her lawyer said Friday. Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, agreed to drop all ...
2019-09-28 04:34

A ‘Catastrophic’ Fire Destroyed This Incredible Bronze Age Settlement a Year After It Was Built A remarkably well-preserved Bronze Age settlement dubbed the ‘British Pompeii’ was destroyed by fire around a year after it was constructed, according to new research. It’s one of many new findings that’s shedding light on the 3,000-year-old communit...
2019-06-12 21:17

U.S. appeals court saves $210 million Hyundai-Kia fuel economy settlement A U.S. appeals court restored a $210 million nationwide class-action settlement for hundreds of thousands of owners of Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Motors Corp vehicles whose fuel economy estimates were inflated....
2019-06-07 01:00

Disabled Bronx women get $6M in state-run group home ‘abuse’ settlement Disabled Bronx residents who say they suffered years of sickening abuse at a state-run home won a $6 million settlement Monday, according to court papers. Three residents claimed in a Manhattan federal court suit that while they lived at the “s...
2019-10-01 04:00

Michael Avenatti is sued for allegedly siphoning paraplegic's $4 million settlement Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who represented porn star Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against U.S. President Donald Trump, has been sued by a paraplegic former client who accused him of siphoning away a $4 million settlement he had won....
2019-06-13 23:34

Paralyzed Client Sues Stormy Daniels' Lawyer For Embezzling Settlement Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who represented porn star Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against U.S. President Donald Trump, has been sued by a paraplegic former client who accused him of siphoning away a......
2019-06-14 05:17

Judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement with state of Oklahoma Teva had reached an agreement with the state of Oklahoma last month, just two days before the drugmaker was set to face a trial alongside Johnson & Johnson....
2019-06-28 09:34

Toys R Us workers win $2 million severance settlement year after stores closed A judge approved the settlement for 33,000 former Toys R Us employees who lost their jobs last year when the toy chain closed all stores.       ...
2019-06-28 11:17

Stephon Clark’s Sons Reach $2.4 Million Settlement Over Police Killing The city of Sacramento agreed to settle a wrongful-death lawsuit filed by the family of Mr. Clark, an unarmed black man who was fatally shot by officers in 2018....
2019-10-13 00:51

Football Destroyed Ken Stabler's Brain. Why Isn't His Family Getting A Cent From The Concussion Settlement? Ken Stabler, the late Hall of Fame quarterback, suffered from CTE and Alzheimer’s before his death; not even the NFL or its lawyers dispute that. Yet Stabler’s family will not collect any money from the NFL’s class-action concussion settlement, which...
2019-07-04 02:00

Google will now post this list of employee 'rights' at HQ as part of legal settlement After an employee accused Google of stifling free speech, the company settled with the U.S. National Labor Relations board and will post a list of worker rights....
2019-09-14 06:34

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' Divorce Final With $38 Billion Settlement: Report Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos' divorce from his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie Bezos, was finalised by a Seattle-area judge on Friday, paving the way for her to receive $38.3 billion worth of Amazon......
2019-07-06 05:17

U.S. judge urges parties to wisely use Purdue opioid settlement funds A U.S. bankruptcy judge on Thursday urged parties that will benefit from a proposed settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP to focus on addressing the opioid addiction crisis and avoid battling over the deal's billions of dollars....
2019-10-11 00:34

U.S. regulators approve $5 billion Facebook settlement over privacy issues: source The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc this week over its investigation into the social media company's handling of user data, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday....
2019-07-13 07:17

Antonio Brown rejected $2M settlement with woman who accused him of rape: report says Antonio Brown rejected a $2 million dollar settlement with Britney Taylor, his former Trainer who accused him of sexual assault on three occasions in 2017 and 2018, according to a report by ESPN's Jeff Darlington....
2019-09-15 23:34

Amazon founder Bezos' divorce final with $38 billion settlement - report Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos' divorce from his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie Bezos, was finalized by a Seattle-area judge on Friday, paving the way for her to receive $38.3 billion worth of Amazon stock, Bloomberg reported https://bloom.bg/2NBemcm...
2019-07-06 07:00

Kona beer settlement in U.S. offers partial refunds over 'Hawaii' claims The maker of Kona beer agreed to offer partial refunds to settle a lawsuit claiming it misled consumers in the continental United States into believing the craft brew was actually made in Hawaii, causing them to overpay....
2019-05-31 01:17

Sons of Stephon Clark, Who Was Killed by Police, Will Receive $2.4 Million Settlement The city of Sacramento agreed to settle a wrongful-death lawsuit filed by the family of Mr. Clark, an unarmed black man who was fatally shot by officers in 2018....
2019-10-11 07:34

Amazon founder Bezos' divorce finalized with $38 billion settlement: report A US judge has ruled that Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' wife MacKenzie will get a 4% stake in the tech giant. Concerns were mounting that the king of online retail may lose some of his power as a major shareholder....
2019-07-06 15:51

Amazon founder Bezos' divorce final with $38 billion settlement: report Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos' divorce from his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie Bezos, was finalized by a Seattle-area judge on Friday, paving the way for her to receive $38.3 billion worth of Amazon stock, Bloomberg reported....
2019-07-06 03:51

45% Rise In Number Of Tuberculosis Cases In Rajasthan Rajasthan has seen a 45 per cent increase in the number of tuberculosis (TB) cases in the last one year after the Centre made it a notifiable disease, according to government data....
2019-06-03 15:51

U.S. measles cases increase to 25-year high Measles cases in the United States rose to 880 last week, to the highest level in 25 years, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday....
2019-05-21 15:34

U.S. measles cases in 2019 highest since 1992 The United States recorded 971 cases of measles in the first five months of 2019, surpassing the total for any year since 1992, which was before the disease was declared eradicated in the country, federal officials said on Thursday....
2019-05-31 05:34

U.S. measles cases in 2019 highest since 1994 The United States recorded 971 cases of measles in the first five months of 2019, surpassing the total for any year since 1994, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said http://bit.ly/2Wc5UEd on Thursday....
2019-05-31 01:34

Congo record 27 new cases of Ebola in a single day The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has reached a grim milestone, with 27 new cases confirmed in a single day -- a record for the current outbreak....
2019-05-21 15:34

The best PC case 2019: top cases for your desktop computer If you’re setting out to build one of the best PCs you can muster, it’s tempting to channel all of your energy into finding the best processors, SSDs, RAM and, of course, the best graphics card. But, you should focus on finding the best...
2019-10-03 20:00

Ex-NYPD cop who testified in bribery cases gets 4 months A federal judge in Manhattan sentenced the former head of NYPD’s gun licensing division, who took part in a wide-ranging bribery scandal and ended up ratting on other officers, to four months in prison The US Attorney’s office in Manhattan advocated ...
2019-06-13 06:17

Opioid trial decision could shape other cases Oklahoma's court fight against Johnson & Johnson and it subsidiaries could be a road map for other states to follow in holding drugmakers responsible for the opioid crisis. (Aug. 27)        ...
2019-08-28 02:34

CDC expects "hundreds more" cases of vaping illness A top public health official with the CDC told House lawmakers Tuesday that the number of vaping-related illnesses in the U.S. could soon climb much higher. (Sept. 24)        ...
2019-09-25 02:34

Decoding OtterBox and LifeProof cases for iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max If you look at the two leading brands of protective enclosure for Apple's flagship smartphone, it's easy to be confused by all the models. Here's the distilled version to help you choose the right case....
2019-09-24 18:00

"Did Not Gain Anything. Lost 22 kg": Azam Khan On Cases Against Him Senior Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan turned emotional at election rally in UP on Saturday while talking about the criminal cases he is facing in alleged land encroachment scams. During his......
2019-10-13 17:51

Our Readers' and Editors' Favorite iPhone Cases It was a close race for first place, but Apple and Spigen separated from the pack to take the #1 and #2 spots in our reader iPhone case poll....
2019-10-05 10:00

Vaping Illnesses Increase to 530 Probable Cases, C.D.C. Says More than three-fourths of those sickened are male, health officials said, and half are under 25. Missouri reported the eighth death linked to vaping during this summer’s crisis....
2019-09-20 00:34

New measles cases down amid vaccine push The city is gaining ground in its battle against the measles outbreak gripping Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish community, health officials said Tuesday — as they announced the closure of a tenth school for not complying with vaccination requirements. “We’...
2019-06-12 00:17

Infantino says FIFA scandals gone, despite corruption cases Ahead of his re-election as FIFA president, Gianni Infantino said Wednesday he has banished scandals and corruption from the soccer body despite losing members of his council for misconduct....
2019-06-05 11:51

Pentagon still struggles with military kid sex assault cases The Defense Department is rolling out big changes to how it responds when the children of service members sexually assault each other — and the rollout has been uneven. Tens of thousands of military kids live and go to school on U.S. bases worldwide....
2019-06-12 09:17

NJ jail with 5 suspected mumps cases quarantined Officials placed the Bergen County Jail in New Jersey under quarantine as they investigate five suspected cases of mumps among the inmates. Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco said Tuesday that the first case was discovered a day earlier. (June 12) ...
2019-06-12 12:01

| Ebola cases in DR Congo break 2 000 mark DR Congo's health ministry said that it had recorded more than 2 000 cases of Ebola, two-thirds of which had been fatal, since the disease broke out in the country's east 10 months ago....
2019-06-04 14:34

DRC set to exceed 2,000 Ebola cases in second largest outbreak ever Violence by armed groups and community mistrust hamper attempts to halt epidemicAid agencies in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are set to announce that more than 2,000 people have been infected with Ebola since the outbreak was declared in Augu...
2019-06-03 20:00

Confirmed measles cases rise to 981, most in 27 years The number of confirmed measles cases has risen to 981, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday, a new high since last week’s 971 confirmed cases....
2019-06-03 18:34

Colon cancer cases rising among adults under 50 The percentage of people under age 50 who have been diagnosed with colon cancer has rose to 12.2 percent in 2015, up from 10 percent in 2004, according to new research....
2019-07-22 17:00

New diabetes cases fall as obesity rises The number of new diabetes cases among U.S. adults keeps falling, even as obesity rates climb, and health officials aren't sure why. (May 28)        ...
2019-05-28 23:34

The best iPhone XR cases: our guide to protecting your phone When the iPhone XR launched in 2018, its defining feature was that – despite a still quite hefty price - it was the ‘cheap’ iPhone. Since then, it has proved to be the most popular of Apple’s current offerings, likely in p...
2019-07-11 16:34

EU Nears Decisions in Facebook Privacy Cases The EU could begin to hit Facebook with decisions under the bloc’s new privacy law by the end of the year, raising the specter of billions of euros in fines and orders to change business practices....
2019-08-12 16:51

CDC warns about contaminated papayas after cases of Salmonella The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has warned that more than 60 people in the Northeast have gotten sick with Salmonella after eating papayas. The CDC advised people living in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania...
2019-07-01 09:34

U.S. recorded two new cases in measles outbreak last week Two new cases of measles were reported in the United States last week, in the latest sign that health authorities have yet to take control of the nation's worst outbreak of the highly contagious and sometimes deadly disease since 1992....
2019-09-23 16:34

This is how many cancer cases are linked to unhealthy diet An apple a day might keep cancer away. More than 80,000 cancer cases in the US were linked to poor diet, or around 5 percent, according to a study published Thursday in the journal JNCI Cancer Spectrum. The study, conducted by the Friedman School of ...
2019-05-23 22:51

The Galaxy Note 10 hasn’t been announced, but you can already buy cases for it A report claimed earlier this week that the Galaxy Note 10 series will be unveiled on August 7th in New York. The rumor makes sense, as countless others have also said Samsung will announce the handset in early August, but we’re a long way from...
2019-06-21 01:34

U.S. health officials say no new measles cases last week There were no new cases of measles recorded in the United States last week, federal health officials said on Monday, a sign that the worst outbreak to hit the country since 1992 may be slowing down....
2019-09-16 16:00

U.S. records no new measles cases for first week since January Health officials recorded no new cases of measles in the United States last week, marking the first week without new cases of the disease since January, amid an outbreak largely linked to parents who declined to vaccinate their children....
2019-09-17 00:34

UP Government Asks For Details Of 4 Cases Against MLA Sangeet Som The Uttar Pradesh government has sought details of four cases against BJP MLA Sangeet Som, including the one related to a fake video, in which he has already been given a clean chit, a senior......
2019-08-14 09:51

Sleep apnea and cancer: Is there a link, and in what cases? New research analyzing a large dataset suggests there may be a link between sleep apnea and the likelihood of developing cancer, especially in women....
2019-05-21 20:34

CORRECTED-WHO says no new Ebola cases in Goma, vaccinates over 1,300 The World Health Organisation said it has vaccinated over 1,300 people who potentially came into contact with the Ebola virus in the Congolese city of Goma, helping contain what many feared would be a rapid spread in an urban centre....
2019-08-12 04:17

What's the latest on the sex-crime cases against R. Kelly? It looks more likely R. Kelly will be tried in four separate sex-crime cases in three different states. What does that mean? A busy diary.        ...
2019-09-03 21:34

Here’s why lawyers suing oil companies are following the opioid cases The cases are founded on the same legal theory — that the companies’ sale of allegedly harmful products is creating a crisis for which they are financially responsible....
2019-09-03 23:00

Three cases of rat lungworm disease confirmed in Hawaii Health officials have now confirmed a total of three cases of rat lungworm disease in travelers who spent time in Hawaii. A report from the Hawaii Department of Health confirms the cases, which are believed to be unrelated to one another. The disease...
2019-05-28 16:34

HIV Cases Rising In West Virginia County HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A cluster of HIV cases in Cabell County reflects a shift in how the disease is being transmitted, West Virginia health officials say. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports Cabell County’s cluster — the only one currently ...
2019-05-27 17:17

Ebola outbreak in Congo records 3,000 cases A 9-year-old Congolese girl has died of Ebola in Uganda near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Ministry of Health said Friday....
2019-09-02 21:00

Congo Confirms Over 3,000 Ebola Cases and Nearly 2,000 Deaths (KINSHASA, Congo) — Congo’s National Ebola Response Committee says confirmed Ebola deaths in the east of the sprawling African nation are nearing 2,000 and confirmed cases of the virus have exceeded 3,000. The committee released the lates...
2019-09-14 19:00

Two cases of rabies reported in Cochise County COCHISE COUNTY – Cochise County Sheriff’s Office has announced that two striped skunks have tested positive for rabies. The first skunk was captured in Hereford on July 11, 2019, and the second was captured in Fort Huachuca on Aug 4. CCSO...
2019-09-05 07:34

Vaping Illnesses Increase to 530 Probable Cases More than three-fourths of those sickened are male, health officials said, and half are under 25. Some of the illnesses are so severe that the C.D.C. says it expects more deaths....
2019-09-19 18:34

"Find Out A Way": PM Modi To Law Ministry On Backlog Cases With over 3.30 crore cases piled up in the Indian courts for disposal, the Narendra Modi-led government has finally instructed the Union Ministry of Law and Justice to "find out a way for reducing......
2019-10-10 20:34

How the Eric Garner Decision Compares With Other Cases Despite increased attention on deaths involving the police, most officers involved in them are not charged. Among the few who are, most are not convicted....
2019-07-17 00:00

UPDATE 6-Equifax's $700 mln data breach settlement spurs criticism, calls for new rules Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to $700 million to settle claims it broke the law during a massive 2017 data breach and to repay harmed consumers, in a landmark settlement that was nonetheless criticized by consumer advocates and som...
2019-07-23 00:00

Warren calls for probe into whether FTC ‘misled’ Americans into thinking they’d receive $125 from Equifax settlement Not everyone is going to receive the money they might have expected out of a settlement between Equifax and state and federal regulators over its 2017 security breach....
2019-08-14 17:51

Government attorneys, OxyContin maker in settlement discussions as it faces billions in lawsuits State attorneys general and lawyers representing local governments said Tuesday they are in active settlement talks with Purdue Pharma, the maker of the prescription painkiller OxyContin that is facing billions of dollars in potential liability for i...
2019-08-28 09:34

NCAA's $208.7 million in legal settlement money finally reaching athletes' mailboxes More than 43,000 athletes are receiving money from a $208 million settlement of a lawsuit against the NCAA and 11 conferences.       ...
2019-10-05 04:34

U.S. judge appoints Ken Feinberg mediator in mandated Bayer Roundup settlement talks A U.S. judge has appointed prominent attorney Kenneth Feinberg as mediator for court-mandated settlement talks in the federal litigation over allegations that Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused cancer....
2019-05-22 21:00

Hospital paid Neil Armstrong's family $6 million settlement after his death His family publicly said he suffered complications from surgery. But his sons privately claimed Mercy Health made a string of lethal mistakes.        ...
2019-07-24 06:34

UPDATE 2-U.S. judge appoints Ken Feinberg mediator for Bayer Roundup settlement talks A U.S. judge on Wednesday appointed prominent attorney Kenneth Feinberg as mediator for court-mandated settlement talks in the federal litigation over allegations that Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused cancer....
2019-05-23 00:51

Opioid Ghouls at Purdue Pharma Reach Tentative Settlement Worth Billions Purdue Pharma, the Oxycontin manufacturer that largely fueled the opioid crisis, reached a tentative settlement with attorneys representing municipalities, states, and tribes across the country, according to reports from the Washington Post and New Y...
2019-09-11 23:00

Charges Levied By Banks For Real-Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) Payments Recently, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) - which manages the RTGS payments system - has announced an extension in the timings applicable to RTGS transfers by one-and-a-half hours....
2019-05-29 17:34

CBOE to Offer FLEX Index Options with Asian and Cliquet Style Settlement CHICAGO and BONITA SPRINGS, Fla., March 1, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- In remarks made at CBOE's Risk Management Conference U.S. in Bonita Springs, Florida, CBOE Holdings President and Chief Operating Officer Edward Provost today announced that the Chicago B...
2019-05-23 03:51

Volkswagen, Porsche, Audi owners get $98M settlement for incorrect fuel economy ratings Owners of nearly 100,000 Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche and Bentley vehicles will get nearly $100 million for incorrect fuel economy figures.       ...
2019-08-31 00:34

U.S. appeals court voids Google 'cookie' privacy settlement that paid users nothing A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down Google's class-action settlement meant to resolve claims it invaded the privacy of millions of computer users by installing "cookies" in their browsers, but paying those users nothing for their troubles....
2019-08-07 00:00

Equifax's $700 million data breach settlement spurs criticism, calls for new rules Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to $700 million to settle claims it broke the law with a massive 2017 data breach and to repay harmed consumers, in a landmark settlement that could spur new consumer data rules....
2019-07-22 23:00

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma reaches tentative opioid crisis settlement Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said the agreement included more money from the Sackler family, which had become a sticking point during the recent talks....
2019-09-12 03:34

Pakistan welcomes venture's willingness for negotiated settlement after Reko Diq mine ruling Pakistan said on Sunday it welcomed a statement by Tethyan Copper expressing willingness for a negotiated settlement after a World Bank tribunal ordered the government to pay $5.8 billion in damages in a dispute over the Reko Diq copper mine....
2019-07-14 21:51

Purdue Pharma agrees $12bn settlement in opioids case, plaintiffs' lawyers say Offer by company and Sackler family valued at up to $12bnCompany to fight opponents of deal in bankruptcy proceedingsPurdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, has reached a tentative deal with about half the states and thousands of local governments ove...
2019-09-12 01:34

Orange County reached settlement that allows cops to arrest homeless people in some areas Orange County reached a settlement Tuesday that will allow law enforcement to immediately arrest homeless people in certain locations, including the John Wayne Airport, flood control channels and high-risk wilderness areas....
2019-07-18 01:17

U.S. court voids $65 million settlement tied to Allen Stanford Ponzi scheme A federal appeals court on Monday threw out a settlement requiring insurers to pay $65 million to a court-appointed receiver for companies once run by Allen Stanford, the Texas financier serving a 110-year prison term for running a large Ponzi scheme...
2019-06-18 03:00

OxyContin Producer Purdue Pharma Reaches Tentative Opioid-Crisis Settlement (HARTFORD, Conn.) — Nearly half the states and some 2,000 local governments have agreed to a tentative settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over the toll of the nation’s opioid crisis. Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said ...
2019-09-12 01:34

Purdue Pharma, maker of painkiller OxyContin, files for bankruptcy as part of settlement Purdue Pharma, the company that made billions selling the prescription painkiller OxyContin, filed for bankruptcy days after reaching a tentative settlement with many of the state and local governments suing it over the toll of opioids. The filing ...
2019-09-16 21:34

Marquez Brothers food company to pay $2M settlement after rejecting non-Hispanic job seekers: reports A California-based food company has agreed to pay $2 million to settle a federal lawsuit after being accused of hiring only Hispanic employees – and rejecting job seekers who were white, black, Asian or members of other non-Hispanic groups....
2019-09-20 10:00

Google to pay 465 million euros in additional taxes in France, boosting settlement to 1 billion Google said on Thursday it agreed to pay 465 million euros in additional taxes to French authorities, boosting the total settlement to end a fiscal fraud probe in the country to nearly 1 billion....
2019-09-12 17:34

Woman who was forced to give birth in handcuffs awarded $610,000 in New York City settlement The complaint also said that she fed her baby with only one arm because she was still handcuffed after the birth.        ...
2019-07-05 19:01

Laos confirms first cases of African swine fever - OIE Laos has reported its first cases of African swine fever (ASF), confirming outbreaks in the southern province of Saravane, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday....
2019-06-20 15:51

Measles spreads to another state, with half of the U.S. now reporting new cases With new reports of measles popping up on a daily basis it was all but inevitable that this day would come, and here we are: Half of all U.S. states have now reported new cases of measles since the outbreak began several months back. The state that p...
2019-05-23 05:17

These Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Cases of Threats to Press Freedom Around the World Journalists imprisoned, harassed and threatened for doing their work in countries spanning from Colombia to India to Iran are included on September’s list of cases that make up the most serious threats to press freedom. The list—released ...
2019-09-03 17:00

Ebola breakthrough: two drugs could treat up to 90 per cent of cases A drug trial has found two experimental drugs for Ebola to be so effective that scientists have stopped the trial early so that more people can receive these drugs...
2019-08-13 16:51

Jeffrey Epstein's final days – and the legal cases that won’t die with him In the final days of Jeffrey Epstein’s life, the high-flying financier who had once counted royalty and presidents among his friends was largely flying under the radar, communicating little from his eight-foot-square cell in a New York federal lockup...
2019-08-12 23:51

As the Supreme Court Gets Back to Work, Five Big Cases to Watch In its first full term since the arrival of Justice Kavanaugh, the court could issue a number of blockbuster decisions on divisive issues in an election year....
2019-10-06 21:34

More than 5,000 valley fever cases reported in Arizona this year TUCSON — There have been more than 5,000 cases of Valley fever in Arizona so far this year, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services. That number is up from what we saw this time in the past couple of years. “The very highest was ...
2019-07-17 07:17

State prosecutors struggle with human trafficking cases BOSTON (AP) — Laws cracking down on human trafficking are on the books in all 50 states, but convictions are notoriously elusive, and state prosecutors haven’t come close to matching the success their federal counterparts have had in winning ca...
2019-05-26 21:17

U.S. records 22 new measles cases, bringing year's total to 1,044 The United States recorded 22 new measles cases last week, bringing the year's total number of cases to 1,044 in the worst outbreak of the disease since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
2019-06-17 18:00

David Wallace-Wells: ‘There are many cases of climate hypocrisy’ The journalist and author on the climate crisis and how the US and China will be key to averting disasterDavid Wallace-Wells is the deputy editor of New York magazine. In July 2017, he wrote a long-form essay about the dire prospects for human civili...
2019-08-25 12:34

8th vaping-related death reported in U.S. as cases of illnesses top 500 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 530 confirmed and probable cases have been reported in 38 states and one U.S. territory, up from 380 a week ago....
2019-09-20 06:00

Measles cases in U.S. reach 940, highest count since 1994 The number of measles cases in the United States hit 940 last week, the highest number reported since 1994, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday....
2019-05-28 17:51

Vaping crisis 'critical' as deaths rise to 18 and cases top 1,000 in US The number of vaping-related deaths has risen to 18 in the United States, with cases of illnesses linked to the practice topping 1,000 - health officials have said....
2019-10-04 17:00

US measles outbreak now worst since 1994 after 60 new cases reported The disease was eliminated in 2000, but public health officials blame the resurgence on misinformation about vaccinesThe US recorded 60 new measles cases last week, taking confirmed cases for the year to 940, the worst outbreak since 1994 and since m...
2019-05-28 02:34

"How Does CBI Do A Good Job In Apolitical Cases?": Chief Justice Gogoi Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi today said the country's premier investigating agency-- the Central Bureau of Investigation -- should get "statutory status through legislation" to free it from......
2019-08-13 21:17

Ex-IPS Officer, BJP's Bharati Ghosh Seeks Transfer Of Cases Against Her Former Indian Police Service officer and BJP leader Bharati Ghosh approached the Supreme Court on Friday seeking transfer of all the cases registered against her by the West Bengal police to an......
2019-07-13 00:34

CDC report shows cases of 3 STDs hit record highs PIMA COUNTY, Ariz. — Combined cases of syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia hit an all-time high in the United States, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The report showed there were nearly 2.5 million combi...
2019-10-10 09:34

| No further Ebola cases in Uganda after June deaths - DR Congo Uganda says there have been no further cases of Ebola on its territory resulting from the deaths of two Ugandans who had travelled to DR Congo, the Congolese authorities said....
2019-07-11 13:34

Google Pays More than $1 Billion to Settle French Tax Cases Google is paying more than $1 billion in fines and back taxes to settle a pair of tax disputes in France, where it has faced years of investigations into whether it has properly declared all of its activity in the country....
2019-09-12 18:34

12 Pilots Grounded In Six Different Cases Of Planes Overshooting Runways Aviation regulator DGCA has grounded 12 pilots and served show-cause notices to them after the six recent cases of aircraft veering off runway or taxiway, a senior official said on Thursday....
2019-07-04 12:00

New study finds genetic link to some SIDS cases A genetic anomaly may be responsible for some cases of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, which kills more than 3,000 toddlers annually, according to a study released Friday....
2019-10-11 23:00

New Order Paves Way For Disclosure Of Corruption Cases Against Ministers The Central Information Commission (CIC) has paved the way for disclosure of corruption complaints against Union ministers by terming objections of the Prime Minister''s Office (PMO) as "not correct"......
2019-07-04 13:51

Bulgaria confirms two cases of African swine fever Bulgaria has confirmed two cases of African swine fever among backyard pigs in the village of Zhernov near the town of Pleven in the northern part of the country, the national food safety agency said....
2019-07-04 14:17

U.S. records 12 new cases of measles, raising year's total to 1,215 The United States recorded 12 new measles cases last week, bringing the total number of cases for the year to 1,215 across 30 states in the worst outbreak since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
2019-08-26 21:34

Spain issues international alert as listeria cases hit 150 Spain's health ministry issued an international alert over the country's biggest ever listeriosis outbreak on Wednesday as the number of people affected rose to 150, including one fatality....
2019-08-22 05:00

Vaping Sicknesses Rising: 153 Cases Reported in 16 States The C.D.C. said serious respiratory problems were reported in the past two months, though it remained unclear whether vaping nicotine or THC, the high-inducing chemical in marijuana, was the cause....
2019-08-22 03:34

Cases of Vaping-Related Illnesses Rise to 153 in 16 States The C.D.C. said serious respiratory problems were reported in the past two months, though it remained unclear whether vaping nicotine or THC, the high-inducing chemical in marijuana, was the cause....
2019-08-22 01:34

Census, redistricting top remaining Supreme Court cases WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court enters its final week of decisions with two politically charged issues unresolved, whether to rein in political line-drawing for partisan gain and allow a citizenship question on the 2020 census. Both decisions cou...
2019-06-23 15:51

Website seeks public’s help to ID suspects in unsolved cases LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky police department has launched a website to seek the public’s help in identifying suspects in unsolved cases. A statement from the Lexington Police Department says the site, www.lexidme.com , has surveillance im...
2019-06-24 11:00

Adani Group To Withdraw Defamation Cases Against "The Wire" The Adani Group is set to withdraw all defamation suits filed against news portal thewire.in and its editors in an Ahmedabad court for articles against its companies, highly placed sources said on......
2019-05-22 17:00

Press freedom in danger: Ten 'most urgent' cases in September Imprisoned, assaulted, murdered with impunity and other crimes against journalists: press freedom is ignored and in danger around the world. One Free Press Coalition is highlighting the current ten most urgent cases....
2019-09-03 01:34

U.S. records no new measles cases for first week since outbreak began Health officials recorded no new cases of measles in the United States last week, marking the first week without new cases of the disease since the start of an outbreak largely linked to parents who declined to vaccinate their children....
2019-09-16 19:34

CDC reports 153 possible cases of vaping-related illnesses, many involving THC The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 153 possible cases of severe lung illness linked to vaping, and many are tied to THC.        ...
2019-08-23 01:34

US judge removed from cases after emails to return to bench CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — A federal judge who was removed from hearing criminal cases last summer as he was presiding over two of Illinois’ highest-profile cases will be resuming all his duties in September. The (Champaign) News-Ga...
2019-06-29 20:34

Vitamin D in flour could stop 10 million deficiency cases Adding vitamin D to wheat flour would help reduce the incidence of heart disease, seizures, and rickets, at a cost of just 12p per person per year according to new research....
2019-08-20 14:00

Measles outbreak spreads to Oklahoma as U.S. reports 41 new cases The worst measles outbreak in the United States in 25 years has spread to Oklahoma, federal health officials said on Monday as they reported 41 new cases nationwide, raising the total number sickened this year to 880 people....
2019-05-21 14:39

Czech FM: PM Babis' corruption cases 'leave bad taste' The largest protests in the Czech Republic for 30 years have failed to shift its prime minister, Andrej Babis. DW's Conflict Zone asks the Czech foreign minister, a coalition partner, if he will quit Babis' government....
2019-10-04 05:34

Nitrate in tap water may cause 12,500 annual cancer cases, study says Nitrate pollution has polluted drinking water around the United States, which may lead to more than 12,500 cases of cancer each year, a new study says....
2019-06-12 00:51

Tanzania 'not sharing' data on suspected Ebola cases: WHO The World Health Organization has said it learned the East African country has one confirmed and two suspected cases of Ebola. The latest outbreak has already spread from the Democratic Republic of Congo to Uganda....
2019-09-22 19:00

Czech FM: PM Babis's corruption cases 'leave bad taste' The largest protests in the Czech Republic for 30 years have failed to shift its prime minister, Andrej Babis. DW's Conflict Zone asks the Czech foreign minister, a coalition partner, if he will quit Babis's government....
2019-10-02 20:34

More cases of vape-related lung issues in Texas Houston health officials say three teens have been hospitalized with serious lung illnesses after e-cigarette use and vaping. Officials in Dallas County reported additional cases of severe lung disease related to e-cigarettes. (Sept. 10)   ...
2019-09-11 05:00

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of further spread Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - confirmation of the first spread of a deadly outbreak beyond the borders of Democratic Republic of Congo....
2019-06-12 13:51

CDC confirms 981 measles cases in U.S., now highest count since 1992 The 981 U.S. measles cases reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday is an increase by 41 from the previous report last week....
2019-06-03 22:51

200 arrests at Moscow protest against falsified police cases Russian authorities say that more than 200 people have been reported arrested in a large unauthorized protest against falsified police cases, sparked by the recent arrest of a prominent reporter on drug-dealing charges that later were dropped...
2019-06-12 14:51

Five cases of mumps diagnosed in New Jersey jail outbreak A quarantine means no new inmates will be accepted until the outbreak is over. Visitors and attorneys will not have direct access to inmates.        ...
2019-06-13 00:00

Sennheiser MB 360 UC, hands on: A Bluetooth headset for multiple use cases Sennheiser's MB 360 UC scores highly on audio quality and battery life is good, but some users may have wearability and usability issues, so try before you buy....
2019-07-31 19:17

ADHS: Confirmed cases of hepatitis A rises to 339 since November TUCSON – Arizona is one of the states currently experiencing a large outbreak of hepatitis A, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services. In response to the outbreak, the department recently launched an “interactive dashboard,” which is m...
2019-06-03 21:00

10 most urgent cases of journalists under threat: June 2019 Journalists serve the public by speaking truth to power, a pursuit which puts some reporters in peril. Here's a list of the 10 most urgent cases for June 2019, published by the One Free Press Coalition....
2019-06-03 15:51

Police Cases Filed Against 119 For "Abusing" Pinarayi Vijayan So Far Police cases were filed against as many as 119 people for allegedly abusing Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on social media over the last three years, statistics provided by the state......
2019-06-12 19:17

UK Lyme disease cases may be three times higher than estimated Researchers say tick-borne disease ‘is everywhere’ with 8,000 diagnoses likely in 2019Cases of Lyme disease in the UK may be three times higher than previous estimates, according to new research.After analysing the anonymous medical records of 8.4 mi...
2019-07-31 19:00

U.S. health officials report 41 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 41 new measles cases last week, bringing the year's total number of cases to 981 in the worst outbreak of the disease since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
2019-06-03 19:17

Dozens of Chicago cold killing cases reopened A computer algorithm has helped reopen dozens of Chicago cold cases by finding similarities in the slayings of more than 50 women. (May 30)        ...
2019-05-30 17:34

Student convicted of campus attack accused in 2 more cases A student who remains enrolled at West Virginia's Marshall University despite a conviction for a 2016 attack against a female student is facing charges of assaulting two more women....
2019-06-11 22:51

Tanzania is being cagey about suspected Ebola cases, WHO warns Enlarge / Staff from South Sudan's Health Ministry pose with protective suits during a drill for Ebola preparedness conducted by the World Health Organization (WHO). (credit: Getty | Patrick Meinhardt) The United Republic of Tanzania has been unfor...
2019-09-24 05:00

4 Your Health: Cancer cases may stem from drinking tap water (NBC News)- Federal health officials say they are leaving no stone unturned while investigating the cause of the recent vaping-related illnesses. According to the CDC, there are at least 530 confirmed and highly probable cases in 38 states. Eight dea...
2019-09-20 22:00

CDC: Backyard poultry-related salmonella cases cross 200 Since May, 227 additional people have reported contracting salmonella from pet chickens, pulling the up the total number of cases to 279, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
2019-06-15 19:00

Out-of-trust cases raise concerns of 'bloodbath' for retailers U.S. auto sales are at historically robust levels. Yet concern is rising over the number of dealers accused by their lenders of selling vehicles without repaying floorplan loans in a timely manner, a practice known as selling out of trust....
2019-06-10 10:34

U.S. recorded 7 new cases of measles last week, lowest of 2019 The United States recorded only seven new measles cases last week, the lowest number so far this year, bringing the total for cases to 1,241 in the worst outbreak since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
2019-09-09 21:00

No New Cases Of Nipah In Kerala, Says Union Health Minister Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today said no new case of Nipah virus infection has been reported in Kerala and informed that the clinical condition of the patient suffering from the disease, the......
2019-06-09 16:34

Ebola outbreak in Congo reaches over 2,000 confirmed cases International health officials are warning against the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history as more than 2,000 cases have been reported in eastern Congo....
2019-06-05 18:51

HIV Cases Soar in Philippines, as Dating Apps Spread The estimated number of new infections in the Philippines has more than doubled over the past five years, reaching epidemic proportions among young men, even as infections decline world-wide....
2019-10-03 14:00

Man wanted in numerous armed robbery cases across Tucson TUCSON – A man is wanted in connection to several armed robbery incidents at banks and a Family Dollar store, according to Tucson Police Department. The department’s robbery unit issued a felony arrest warrant for 21-year-old Victor Patrick Jacinto o...
2019-07-23 00:51

U.S. CDC expects hundreds more cases of vaping-related illness Hundreds more Americans have been sickened by a severe vaping-related illness, with the official tally set to be updated on Thursday, according to a U.S. health official speaking at a congressional hearing on Tuesday....
2019-09-24 22:00

'A battle worth waging': family whose son died in opioids crisis celebrate Oklahoma settlement Austin Box’s family find comfort knowing that his story played an important role in the long fight against crisisEight years after her son, Austin Box, died at 22-years-old from a lethal mix of prescription painkillers, Gail Box finds comfort knowing...
2019-08-29 00:34

US sees ‘glimmer of hope’ for political settlement in Syria as it accuses Assad of chemical attack in May ‘GLIMMER OF HOPE’: With the war in Syria in its ninth year, the United States is renewing a push for a political settlement in the hopes of preventing more deaths in the conflict that has already claimed hundreds of thousands of lives and displaced m...
2019-09-27 20:00

OxyContin maker agrees to tentative opioids settlement but it falls short of national deal Purdue Pharma will pay up to $12 billion over time and the Sackler family will give up control of the company, sources say.       ...
2019-09-12 06:34

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative settlement in opioid lawsuit, but some states aren't on board OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, reached a tentative deal Wednesday with dozens of states and thousands of local governments over its role in exacerbating the nation's opioid crisis....
2019-09-12 00:00

Facebook pays historic $5B fine and agrees to new privacy regulations as part of massive settlement After months of speculation, Facebook and the FTC agreed to a $5 billion fine for privacy violations, as well as new oversight on how the company handles user data....
2019-07-24 21:34

OxyContin maker negotiating $10 to 12 billion opioid settlement with state, local governments: report The maker of OxyContin—Purdue Pharma, which is owned by members of the Sackler Family--- is reportedly offering a $10 to $12 billion payout to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits brought by state, local and tribal governments that allege the company is r...
2019-08-28 22:34

Neil Armstrong's family received a secret $6M settlement over a wrongful death dispute A hospital paid the estate of Neil Armstrong $6M in a confidential agreement to settle allegations that post-surgical complications led to his death.        ...
2019-07-24 15:51

Wrongly convicted Nevada woman Cathy Woods to receive $3M settlement after 33 years in prison A Nevada woman who spent more than three decades in prison for a homicide she didn't commit will receive $3 million as part of a settlement from a Nevada county, officials decided....
2019-08-30 00:00

Exclusive: Purdue Pharma nears partial opioid settlement, bankruptcy filing - sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP is nearing a partial agreement to resolve widespread litigation over its alleged role in fueling the U.S. opioid crisis and plans to tussle with states opposing its settlement offer in bankruptcy proceedings starting ...
2019-09-11 19:34

Exclusive: OxyContin maker prepares 'free-fall' bankruptcy as settlement talks stall OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP is preparing to seek bankruptcy protection before the end of the month if it does not reach a settlement with U.S. communities over widespread opioid litigation, three people familiar with the matter said, after some ...
2019-09-04 08:00

UPDATE 2-Pakistan welcomes venture's willingness for negotiated settlement after Reko Diq mine ruling Pakistan said on Sunday it welcomed a statement by Tethyan Copper expressing willingness for a negotiated settlement after a World Bank tribunal ordered the government to pay $5.8 billion in damages in a dispute over the Reko Diq copper mine....
2019-07-14 21:51

Cisco to Pay $8.6 Million in Settlement Over Vulnerabilities in Video Surveillance Software It Sold to Feds, States Cisco Systems has agreed to an $8.6 million settlement with the federal government stemming from allegations it “improperly sold video surveillance software with known vulnerabilities to U.S. federal and state governments,” Reuters reported on Wednes...
2019-08-01 06:00

Opioid sales fuel Purdue Pharma settlement as critics scream ‘blood money’ The tentative multibillion-dollar settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma would raise money to help clean up the opioid mess by ... selling more OxyContin....
2019-09-18 06:34

Paint makers reach $305 mln settlement in California, ending marathon lead poisoning lawsuit After a 19-year legal struggle, three former makers of lead paint have agreed to a $305 million settlement with California county and city governments to mitigate poisoning dangers still present in old housing....
2019-07-17 20:51

Ohio city agrees to $450G settlement with Stormy Daniels over strip club arrest Officials in Columbus, Ohio, have agreed to a $450,000 settlement with Stormy Daniels over the adult film star's arrest at a strip club last year, the city said Friday....
2019-09-28 03:00

Stepping Back in Time at Skara Brae: A Neolithic Settlement in the Heart of Prehistoric Orkney In 1850, a fierce storm hit the Bay o’ Skaill on the main island of the Orkney island archipelago. In doing so, it ripped grass from a hill, then known as Skerrabra, to reveal the remnants of an ancient stone house. Further investigations revealed th...
2019-07-31 19:51

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma expected to file for bankruptcy after stalled settlement talks Purdue Pharma, the maker of the painkiller OxyContin, is expected to file for bankruptcy after attempts to reach a settlement over its role in the opioid crisis came to a standstill, state attorneys general involved in the talks said Saturday....
2019-09-08 14:00

Canadian government agrees to pay a nearly $1 billion settlement for claims of sexual misconduct in the armed forces The Canadian government has agreed to pay a nearly $1 billion settlement to members of the Armed Forces and Department of National Defense who allege widespread sexual misconduct....
2019-07-19 11:34

Vaping lung disease cases rise to 805; 12 deaths reported Twelve people have died and the number of confirmed and probable cases of lung disease linked to vaping use has risen to 805, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday....
2019-09-27 10:34

How Veterans Affairs failed to stop a pathologist who misdiagnosed 3,000 cases Officials at the Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks did not heed early warnings about Robert Morris Levy’s intoxication and then were slow to react, according to documents and current and former employers....
2019-08-31 01:34

Opioid Defendants Seek to Disqualify Judge Overseeing 2,300 Cases A Hail Mary pass by drug distributors and pharmacy chains on the eve of a landmark federal trial argues that the judge already believes that defendants should pay....
2019-09-14 18:00

U.S. cases of vaping-related illness rise to 530 as outbreak widens U.S. health officials said on Thursday there are now 530 confirmed and probable cases and seven deaths from severe lung-related illnesses tied to vaping, and there are no signs that the outbreak is easing....
2019-09-19 19:00

Measles cases surge across Europe as infection rate more than doubles Europe saw around 90,000 cases of measles in the first half of 2019, more than in the whole of 2018 (84,462), according to the World Health Organisation (WHO)....
2019-08-29 07:00

Tanzania denies hiding information on suspected Ebola cases Tanzania denied on Thursday it was withholding information from the World Health Organisation (WHO) on suspected cases of Ebola, saying it was not hiding any outbreak of the deadly disease in the country....
2019-10-03 20:34

WHO accuses Tanzania of withholding information about suspected Ebola cases The World Health Organization pleaded for cooperation from the Tanzanian government and expressed particular concern about a doctor who died after falling sick with Ebola-like symptoms....
2019-09-22 15:34

Arizona reports cases of vaping-related respiratory illness PHOENIX (AP) — State health officials say three cases of vaping-related respiratory illness have been identified in Arizona, all in Maricopa County. The Department of Health Services said Tuesday the Arizona cases are part of an outbreak that has res...
2019-09-18 03:00

Dengue Cases Rise To 775 As Rainwater Yet To Recede From Parts Of Bihar Around 170 people were tested positive for dengue in Bihar on Saturday, adding to the over 600 cases that have been registered across the state following heavy rain last week. At least 80 per cent of......
2019-10-06 08:34

More than 100,000 cancer cases could be caused by contaminants in tap water, study finds A toxic cocktail of chemicals found in U.S. drinking water could be the cause of more than 100,000 cases of cancer, a new study by the nonprofit Environmental Working Group found....
2019-09-21 04:00

Hong Kong courts hear first cases of those who defied mask ban A university student and a 38-year-old woman appeared in a Hong Kong court Monday and were among the first people charged with unlawful assembly and defying a law that bars masks....
2019-10-08 02:00

Tap water contaminants linked with 100,000 cancer cases, US study finds Most of the risk is from naturally occurring arsenic, the byproducts of chemicals used to disinfect water and contaminantsContaminated tap water causes 100,000 cancer cases in the US over a lifetime, according to a new study from scientists with the ...
2019-09-19 10:34

Sexually Transmitted Disease Cases Rise to Record High, C.D.C. Says Cases of syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia in the United States jumped last year, and an alarming number of newborn deaths were linked to congenital syphilis....
2019-10-09 04:00