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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....

California utility to pay $1B settlement for wildfire damage

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California utility company to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage Pacific Gas & Electric filed for bankruptcy earlier this year in anticipation of massive lawsuit payments.        ...
12:34, 2019-06-19

California utility to cut power to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp planned to proactively shut off power on Saturday to 27,000 customers in Northern California due to an increased risk of wildfires, officials said....
11:51, 2019-06-09

Utility equipment sparked massive California wildfire, investigators say Enlarge / Workers make repairs to utility lines in a neighborhood that was destroyed by the Camp Fire on February 11, 2019, in Paradise, Calif. Three months after the deadly and destructive Camp Fire, the community is beginning the rebuilding process. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Califo...
14:38, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-California utility to cut power to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp planned to proactively shut off power on Saturday to 27,000 customers in Northern California due to an increased risk of wildfires, officials said....
07:00, 2019-06-09

California utility cuts power to up to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Pacific Gas & Electric is under pressure to prevent fire starts after downed power lines and other company equipment have been blamed for conflagrations that began during so-called fire weather....
07:00, 2019-06-09

California utility PG&E cuts off power to some customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp proactively shut off power on Saturday to around 1,600 customers in northern California and said it might expand the shutdown to tens of thousands more due to an increased risk of wildfires....
19:17, 2019-06-08

California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015. The post California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015 appeared first on LEX18.com....
02:34, 2019-06-19

Yemen's Houthis launch strike on Saudi utility station, no damage Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis launched a projectile into southern Saudi Arabia late on Wednesday which the Saudi-led coalition said landed near a desalination plant without causing damage or casualties....
14:17, 2019-06-20

PG&E to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to local governments. Attorneys representing 14 local public entities announced the settlement with Pacific Gas & Electric on Tuesday to co...
02:34, 2019-06-19

PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to local governments. Attorneys representing 14 local public entities announced the settlement with Pacific Gas & Electric on Tuesday to co...
04:34, 2019-06-19

California utility proactively cuts power because of weather Pacific Gas & Electric cut power Saturday to about 1,600 customers in Northern California to reduce risk of wildfires amid windy, dry and warming weather conditions that raised the year's first red flag warnings....
09:51, 2019-06-09

List of missing in California’s deadliest wildfire down to 1 PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Only one person remains listed as missing from the deadliest wildfire in California history after deputies found an Oroville woman. The Butte County Sheriff’s Office said Friday that 47-year-old Wendy Carroll was aware she was considered missing but never contacted auth...
04:51, 2019-08-03

PG&E to cut power to parts of California amid wildfire threat The largest electric utility in California, Pacific Gas and Electric, said it plans to shut off power to multiple communities in the Sierra Foothills Saturday as a pre-emptive measure to avoid sparking a wildfire....
04:51, 2019-06-09

California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide said on Friday....
01:17, 2019-06-22

California governor signs bill for $21 bln wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities cover liabilities arising from future wildfires caused by their equipment....
04:00, 2019-07-13

Students graduating in California town torched by wildfire Sean Newsom's senior year of high school started with typical teenage pranks, like sticking a cup to the roof of his car with magnets just to mess with people as he drove around his small town in the Northern California mountains....
18:00, 2019-06-06

California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund: media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, media reports said on Friday....
23:17, 2019-06-21

California’s wildfire season is starting and officials are bracing for the worst In anticipation, Cal Fire has identified 35 top-priority projects to thin vegetation in vulnerable communities Last November, the deadliest wildfire in California history killed 85 and burned the town of Paradise to the ground. Now California’s fire season is starting to heat up again – and official...
17:00, 2019-06-15

California lawmakers approve legislation for $21 billion wildfire fund California lawmakers approved legislation on Thursday to create a $21 billion fund to help utilities in the state pay for claims arising from future wildfires sparked by their equipment, tackling a top issue for the state....
22:51, 2019-07-11

California Lawmakers Give Utilities a Backstop on Wildfire Liability Legislators moved to create a fund to help cover claims from blazes caused by the companies’ equipment. The bill aimed to shore up investor confidence....
22:17, 2019-07-11

California governor signs bill for $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities cover liabilities arising from future wildfires caused by their equipment....
02:34, 2019-07-13

UPDATE 2-California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide said on Friday....
05:51, 2019-06-22

California Today: Power Failures Are Looming. Here’s How to Prepare for Wildfire Season. Tuesday: What you need to know to be ready for a power shut-off. Also: Representative Katie Porter supports an impeachment inquiry, and an appreciation of Ozomatli....
17:34, 2019-06-18

Newsom Offers Plan to Help Shield California Utilities From Wildfire Liability Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposal for a $21 fund would also protect power company customers from the kind of huge claims that have already helped push Pacific Gas & Electric into bankruptcy....
21:34, 2019-06-21

California earthquake: Here's what we know about injuries, damage and aftershocks A 7.1 magnitude earthquake rocked Southern California late Friday. Here's what we know about injuries, damage and aftershocks.        ...
00:00, 2019-07-07

Southern California earthquake triggers reports of damage A magnitude 7.1 earthquake on Friday in Southern California triggered reports of damage in communities in the northwest area of San Bernardino County, near where the temblor hit, the county Fire Department said on Twitter....
13:34, 2019-07-06

California Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Bill For $21 Billion Wildfire Fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities......
20:34, 2019-07-13

Story of woman who fled California wildfire after giving birth to be made into film A Private War director Matthew Heineman to write and direct film set against backdrop of the 2018 Camp Fire that killed 85 peopleThe deadly wildfires that hit California in 2018 are to become the subject of a new film, it has been announced.According to the Hollywood Reporter, A Private War’s Matthe...
18:34, 2019-07-10

Shaken communities take stock of damage after Southern California quakes High desert communities in Southern California on Saturday assessed damage and braced for potentially dangerous aftershocks from a major earthquake that shook buildings, ruptured gas lines and sparked fires near the remote epicenter of the second temblor in as many days....
23:17, 2019-07-06

Big quake rumbles across Southern California, some damage northeast of Los Angeles A powerful earthquake jolted Southern California on Thursday, touching off fires and damaging buildings in a desert town northeast of Los Angeles, but authorities said there were only minor injuries....
01:34, 2019-07-05

Powerful Southern California quake, second in two days, causes damage, injuries A magnitude 7.1 earthquake shook Southern California on Friday, triggering fires, buckling part of a highway, damaging buildings but causing few reported injuries....
11:51, 2019-07-06

Camille Grammer says ex Kelsey didn't reach out after her home burned down in Southern California wildfire On Tuesday, Camille appeared on "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" when a fan asked the "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star if Kelsey reached out after her home burned down in the Woolsey Fire....
03:51, 2019-07-11

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....
03:00, 2019-06-19

Big quake rattles Southern California, early reports of damage east of Los Angeles A powerful earthquake struck Southern California on Thursday, touching off house fires and damaging buildings in a desert town northeast of Los Angeles, but authorities had no early reports of injuries....
23:34, 2019-07-04

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....
20:17, 2019-07-17

UPDATE 2-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....
00:17, 2019-07-18

Paint makers reach $305 million 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....
20:01, 2019-07-17

UPDATE 1-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....
21:51, 2019-07-17

How to use the macOS ColorSync Utility Maintaining color consistency between applications and devices and when printing can be a challenge. If you're unfamiliar with color matching in macOS, learn how to use the ColorSync Utility....
17:51, 2019-07-31

Utility tokens need regulatory certainty Cryptocurrencies are finally catching the attention of Congress. Earlier this year, Reps. Darren Soto, D-Florida, and Warren Davidson, R-Ohio, introduced a pair of bills aimed at addressing price manipulation as well as finding opportunities to promote U.S. competitiveness in the industry. The same ...
02:34, 2019-07-11

Investors Are Too Thirsty for Utility Stocks It is hard to know whether to like the stock market when economic data remain decent but geopolitical tensions flare up, so investors have found a compromise: Utility companies. But this strategy may be getting out of hand....
19:17, 2019-06-28

How to Overclock Your System With Intel's New One-Button Utility Windows: Intel made it a lot easier to overclock your CPU—pushing it past its default clock speeds to make it even faster, at the risk of potentially frying your chip. There’s just one big caveat: You’re going to need one of six supported 9th-generation CPUs (all in the Coffee Lake family) in order...
16:51, 2019-06-20

The Fantasy Utility Vehicle: A $300,000 Nostalgia Trip Would you drop $300k on that 4x4 you craved in high school? Automotive artisans are retrofitting classic off-roaders—from Ford Broncos to Toyota Land Cruisers—with cutting-edge engineering and prices that cut deep...
01:17, 2019-06-28

Facebook's real goal with Libra is to become even more of a utility David Marcus, the head of Facebook's digital currency project, said the company expects Libra will drive more advertising revenue for the company....
22:17, 2019-07-15

Gas explosion destroys house, kills utility worker Authorities say a gas explosion destroyed a Southern California home and killed a gas company worker on Monday. More than a dozen others were injured in the blast in Murrieta. (July 15)        ...
11:00, 2019-07-16

Utility will remove coal ash from pits near Tennessee river NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The nation’s largest public utility has agreed to dig up and remove about 12 million cubic yards (9.2 million cubic meters) of coal ash from unlined pits at a Tennessee coal-burning power plant. Prompted by two environmental groups, the state sued the Tennessee Valley A...
20:17, 2019-06-13

Driver Killed After Hitting Utility Pole Near Harrodsburg MERCER COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– One person was killed when a car skidded on a wet road and crashed in Mercer County. It happened Thursday on Perryville Road near Rose Lane, about two miles outside of Harrodsburg. Investigators say the car slid off the road and hit a utility pole. The name of the ...
13:17, 2019-05-31

US utility firms hit by state-sponsored spear-phishing attack Three US entities from the utility sector were targeted by a spear-phishing campaign which used a new malware that featured a remote access Trojan (RAT) module with the aim of giving attackers admin control of the infected systems.The new malware called LookBack was discovered by researchers from Pr...
03:34, 2019-08-03

Taxman Says No Change In Income Tax Forms, Only Utility Software Updated Income tax forms news: The Income Tax Department said that over 1.38 crore entities have already filed their income tax returns (ITRs) till now. The Central Board of Direct Taxes, the apex......
07:17, 2019-07-17

Aston Martin's first utility vehicle key to sales growth plans The DBX, which arrives later this year, will be the biggest step yet in CEO Andy Palmer's campaign to win over buyers and regain investor confidence in the luxury automaker....
13:00, 2019-08-16

Toyota Land Cruiser Utility 3dr long-term review Will a basic – and we do mean basic – Land Cruiser cut it as a daily family workhorse? Six months with one should be enough to find out Why we’re running it: To see if a utility vehicle can also be an endearing everyday vehicle Month 6 - Month 5 - Month 4 - Month 3 - Month 2 - Month 1 - Specs L...
12:00, 2019-06-10

Here's A First Look At The New Non-Hybrid 2020 Ford Police Interceptor Utility In The Wild Planning on starting your own police force? Sure you are, who isn’t? That means you’ll probably like to know how much a new non-hybrid Ford Police Interceptor Utility will run you, and I bet you’ll like to know what kind of MPG the non-hybrid version gets, since we’ve only heard numbers for the hybr...
06:51, 2019-08-14

After heat-related death, summer utility policy to be reviewed PHOENIX — The Arizona Corporation Commission will hold an emergency rule-making session Thursday at 10 a.m. in Phoenix. The commissioners plan to talk about preventing electric companies from shutting off power to those who cannot pay their bills. This comes in in response to the news of 72-ye...
14:51, 2019-06-20

Police pose as utility workers to catch distracted drivers MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — It’s been nearly a year since a law combating distracted driving passed in Georgia, and police are getting creative to make sure drivers keep adhering to it. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports three Marietta police officers posed as utility workers We...
22:34, 2019-06-20

U.S. Chamber of Commerce slams Mexican utility's pipeline arbitration move The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Monday criticized the Mexican state-owned power utility CFE's filing with an international court to begin arbitration with several infrastructure companies over pipeline contracts, saying the move could undermine investor confidence....
22:51, 2019-07-01

Mexican utility's spat with IEnova hurts investor confidence-Moody's Credit ratings agency Moody's said on Friday that Mexican power utility CFE's request for arbitration over several pipeline contracts are "credit-negative" for Mexico's IEnova and Canada's TC Energy Corp, the utility and the sector as a whole....
17:51, 2019-06-28

Kentucky Water Utility Granted Interim Emergency Rate Hike FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky water utility has been granted an interim emergency rate increase that will set a flat rate amounting to a 42 percent hike for typical residential customers. The Kentucky Public Service Commission said in a news release it granted the increase Thursday to Southern Wa...
11:51, 2019-06-07

Mexico's IEnova says state utility initiated arbitration over pipeline project Mexican energy infrastructure firm IEnova said on Friday that state-owned utility CFE has initiated international arbitration in relation to the company's Guaymas-El Oro gas pipeline project....
23:17, 2019-07-19

Yemen's Houthis strike Saudi utility station, coalition responds Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis launched a projectile into southern Saudi Arabia late on Wednesday which the Saudi-led coalition said landed near a desalination plant without causing damage or casualties....
03:00, 2019-06-21

As summer heats up, Calif. utility starts cutting power to prevent wildfires Enlarge / A firefighter passes by a Smokey the Bear fire danger sign during a brush fire in Burbank, Calif., on May 25, 2018. (credit: Ronen Tivony/NurPhoto via Getty Images) This weekend, one of California's largest utilities—Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E)—elected to shut off power to customers...
01:34, 2019-06-11

Electrocuted squirrel finally removed from utility wires: 'Rest in power,' neighbors say Talk about being left hanging. Some residents in upstate New York say a utility company ignored them for two weeks after they reported seeing a dead squirrel dangling above them from utility wires....
15:00, 2019-07-03

Brewers Utility Man Hernán Pérez Pitches Delightful, YouTube-Inspired 1-2-3 Inning Normally I would not ask you to pay attention to a late half-inning in a 16–0 June blowout, where pretty much by definition nothing that happens matters in the slightest. This is no normal half-inning! First of all the pitcher is Brewers utility man Hernán Pérez, making his second appearance on the ...
08:17, 2019-06-05

California Today: Why More California Homeowners Are Losing Their Insurance Wednesday: Californians are bracing for another costly wildfire season. Also: An antitrust review of big tech companies, and a love letter to Oakland....
19:00, 2019-07-24

White Paper Supports Utility of CBOE Eurekahedge Benchmarks for Volatility Hedge Funds CHICAGO, IL and BONITA SPRINGS, FL -- February 29, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced the release of a white paper that analyzes the use of benchmarks, such as those utilized by the CBOE Eurekahedge Volatility Indexes, to measure the effectiveness of volatility-b...
02:51, 2019-05-22

HTC might be about to revive the 'Wildfire' name The HTC U11Earlier this week HTC introduced two new smartphones after many months of silence. This kind of announcement probably won’t become a regular thing anytime soon, but rumor has it the brand is working on a 5G flagship for later this year. And if a new certification listing is anything to go...
15:17, 2019-06-13

Portugal wildfire declared under control Firefighters have expressed optimism as they battle against the inferno that has been raging in central Portugal since the weekend. Nearly 40 people have been injured in the blazes....
20:17, 2019-07-23

Manure likely cause of Spain wildfire: reports Improperly stored chicken manure that spontaneously combusted during a heat wave is reportedly the likely cause of an out-of-control wildfire that has burned more than 13,000 acres in Spain....
15:34, 2019-06-28

Self-igniting manure most likely the cause of Spain’s wildfire The fire, which has burned through about 15,000 acres so far, comes in the midst of a brutal heat wave that's swept over Europe, particularly France and Spain....
19:34, 2019-06-29

Wildfire threatens about 100 homes near Reno Nevada emergency officials say they continue to fight a wildfire that has threatened about 100 homes near Reno. At last report, the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District said the fire had burned about 1.8 square miles. (July 15)        ...
21:00, 2019-07-15

Wildfire prompts evacuation of 50 homes in Florida OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Officials say 50 homes have been evacuated as a 750-acre (300-hectare) wildfire burns in a Florida national park. Marion County Fire Rescue posted on Facebook that the blaze started Wednesday afternoon in the Ocala National Forest. Water drops were being conducted ...
01:51, 2019-05-30

Wildfire near Superior now has tripled in size since Friday SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) – A human-caused wildfire in east-central Arizona near Superior continues to grow and remains uncontained. The blaze that’s been burning for a week now in the Tonto National Forest has charred about 57 square miles (147 square kilometers) of grass and brush in rugged...
03:17, 2019-06-17

Experts weigh in on 2019 Wildfire season TUCSON-The Department of Forestry and Fire Management says just last week they had nearly 20 active wildfires burning throughout Arizona. As of Monday, Coronado National Forest put their fire risk at high. They have also deployed additional firefighters to prepare them for what could be a busy wildf...
12:34, 2019-06-18

Wildfire ignites in Amado, burning 41 acres AMADO, Ariz. – Emergency crews have been dispatched to Amado after a wildfire broke out in the northeast section of town Wednesday. According to Arizona Department of Forestry Fire Management Officer Phillip Elliott, the fire is currently burning 41 acres of dry grass and small mesquite trees....
14:51, 2019-06-20

Wildfire prompts evacuations in Canary Islands A wildfire in the Canary Islands led to the evacuation of a small town in Gran Canaria island on Saturday, and officials said the blaze had a "great potential" to spread....
00:51, 2019-08-18

Arizona wildfire danger remains high TUCSON – The 4th of July holiday weekend proved to be busy for crews fighting dozens of wildfires across Arizona. According to the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management, between Thursday, July 4th and Sunday, July 7th, firefighters responded to 46 wildfires across the state. Those...
05:17, 2019-07-11

Madrid region wildfire still burns out of control on 4th day MADRID (AP) — Authorities in Spain say a wildfire in hills near Madrid is still out of control after burning for four straight days. Around 500 firefighters supported by water-dropping aircraft are at the blaze 60 kilometers (37 miles) west of the Spanish capital on Monday. Madrid region emergency s...
14:00, 2019-07-01

The Latest: Governor says wildfire near Flagstaff has grown FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a growing wildfire north of Flagstaff (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Gov. Doug Ducey says a wildfire north of Flagstaff has grown to nearly two-thirds of a square mile (400 acres or 1.6 square kilometers.) U.S. Forest Service officials say the fire was reported ab...
22:34, 2019-07-22

Idaho wildfire burns near top U.S. nuclear research lab A wildfire in Idaho has forced one of the United States' top nuclear research labs to cut back personnel Wednesday, as the flames burned near the facility....
18:51, 2019-07-24

More than 170 firefighters battle large wildfire in Greece Greek authorities say more than 170 firefighters are battling to contain a large wildfire north of Athens that forced the preemptive evacuation of a small monastery but is not threatening homes...
22:51, 2019-07-24

PG&E shuts power to some to lower wildfire risks Pacific Gas & Electric warned Friday it might turn off electricity to thousands of customers in Northern California this weekend to reduce the risk of wildfires like the one sparked by power lines last year that killed 85 people and wiped out nearly 15,000 homes in Paradise....
11:00, 2019-06-08

Hundreds of firefighters assigned to Arizona wildfire SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters are assigned to an Arizona wildfire that incident managers anticipate will be fanned by strong winds and high temperatures. The human-caused fire has burned nearly 16 square miles (41 square kilometers) of grass and brush in rugged terrain of the Tonto...
21:51, 2019-06-13

| WATCH: Wildfire threatens about 100 homes near Reno Nevada emergency officials say they continue to fight a wildfire that has threatened about 100 homes near Reno. At last report, the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District said the fire had burned about 3 square kilometr...
11:17, 2019-07-16

Wildfire blazes through forest in southern Greece Authorities in Greece say dozens of firefighters are trying to contain a large wildfire that is blazing through a forested region in the south but not directly threatening inhabited areas....
19:34, 2019-06-10

High Level wildfire grows to nearly 80,000 hectares The out-of-control wildfire that forced the evacuation of High Level, Alta., on Monday is currently listed as a Level 6, the most severe, given how active it is....
04:51, 2019-05-22

Arizona residents ordered to evacuate because of wildfire The human-caused Woodbury Fire in Arizona has already scorched 79 square miles of Superstitions Wilderness since June 8, officials say.        ...
00:34, 2019-06-21

Hospitals Aren’t Ready for a Mass Casualty Wildfire With wildfires intensifying, the number of burn victims is likely to rise. But hospitals have been losing their burn treatment expertise, leaving the country unprepared....
23:34, 2019-06-19

U.S. judge approves PG&E $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseeing the investor-owned power producer's bankruptcy ruled on Wednesday....
21:34, 2019-05-22

Hawaii governor declares emergency for Maui wildfire Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that has forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke billowing over nearby beaches....
07:17, 2019-07-13

Smoke from Alaska wildfire threatens Anchorage's air quality Smoke from wildfires in Alaska could cause very unhealthy air quality conditions and low visibility over the weekend in Anchorage, the state's largest city, officials said....
19:34, 2019-06-29

Wildfire in Spain rages for 3rd day amid heat wave MADRID (AP) — A major wildfire in northeastern Spain is raging out of control for a third straight day. Several hundred firefighters are at the blaze in the Catalonia region Friday as Spain is forecast to endure the peak of a recent heat wave, with temperatures expected to exceed 40 degrees Celsius ...
11:51, 2019-06-28

Crews from Saskatchewan, Quebec help in Manitoba wildfire fight Despite the possibilities of fires from lightning strikes as a series of storms roll through Manitoba, officials say the moisture is most welcome to battle the province's two dozen fires....
03:00, 2019-07-09

2 die, wildfire rages in Spain amid widespread heatwave Two people have died from heatstroke in Spain as firefighters continue to battle a wildfire raging through the country for a third straight day that started with a pile of animal manure. ...
05:51, 2019-06-29

Hawaii's Maui Island wildfire forces evacuations Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke billowing high into the sky, officials and local media said....
11:00, 2019-07-12

HTC Wildfire X Arrives in India With Triple Rear Cameras HTC Wildfire X price in India starts at Rs. 9,999 for the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage option. The phone will go on sale in the country starting August 22....
11:51, 2019-08-14

Huge firefighting aircraft ready for wildfire season TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The world’s largest firefighting aircraft is ready for the wildfire season. The Global SuperTanker is a Boeing 747-400 series passenger jet converted for firefighting. It recently underwent maintenance at Pinal Airpark outside Tucson. The retrofitted aircraft has fought wi...
17:00, 2019-05-26

Massive Wildfire On Greek Island, Several Villages Evacuated Firefighters on the Greek island of Evia were still battling Wednesday to contain a fire that has caused massive damage to a pristine mountain wildlife habitat after threatening four communities....
23:17, 2019-08-14

Gran Canaria towns evacuated as wildfire rages About 1,000 people were unable to return home in Gran Canaria on Sunday after several towns were evacuated as a vast wildfire spread towards a National Park and an area popular with holidaymakers on the Spanish island, emergency services said....
14:51, 2019-08-11

Firefighters in Manning keep watchful eye on Battle Complex Wildfire Fire crews from the town of Manning may not be doing firefighting but they are keeping busy with patrols and acting as eyes on the ground in case the Battle Complex Wildfire, which is burning close to the town, rages out of control....
09:00, 2019-06-02

Wildfire moves through former military training center in Germany A fire set by a suspected arsonist has engulfed parts of the former Lübtheen military training ground, which is littered with old munitions. It is the largest wildfire in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania's history....
13:51, 2019-07-02

Germany: Wildfire near munitions warehouse forces evacuations Hundreds of firefighters are battling one of the biggest blazes in the region's history. Officials fear the fire could engulf a munitions warehouse that contains World War II-era explosives....
10:51, 2019-07-02

Canada evacuates by air remote indigenous community due to wildfire Canada's military began evacuating by airplane 1,600 "vulnerable" people from a remote indigenous community in Northern Ontario due to a wildfire and concern about the smoke, the public safety ministry said on Friday....
03:17, 2019-06-01

PG&E warns of power shutoffs to lower wildfire risks Pacific Gas & Electric warned Friday it might turn off electricity to thousands of customers in Northern California this weekend to reduce the risk of wildfires like the one sparked by power lines last year that killed 85 people and wiped out nearly 15,000 homes in Paradise....
03:00, 2019-06-08

Mandatory evacuation for Alberta’s northernmost community due to wildfire People in the area of Indian Cabins, about 150 kilometres north of High Level, were told around 11 a.m. Monday to leave immediately and head to the Northwest Territories....
01:34, 2019-06-18

Massive Hawaii wildfire forces hundreds to evacuate A Hawaii brush fire so large it could be seen from outer space triggered the temporary evacuation of nearly 600 people as it tore through about 10,000 acres of old sugar cane fields and dry vegetation, according to new reports. The inferno broke out in Central Maui on Thursday morning and quickly sp...
21:00, 2019-07-12

Portugal wildfire under control, firefighters remain on the ground More than 1,000 firefighters managed to bring a major wildfire in central Portugal under control on Tuesday, and the operation will carry on to avoid reignitions, officials said....
15:51, 2019-07-23

Raging Canary Islands wildfire sparks mass evacuation Hundreds of people have been evacuated as firefighters on the island of Gran Canaria try to bring a huge wildfire under control. Police have detained a man who allegedly started the fire using welding equipment....
03:00, 2019-08-12

Winds fanning wildfire in national forest east of Phoenix SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Hot, dry winds are fanning a wildfire in a national forest east of Phoenix, but fire officials haven’t ordered more residents to leave an area where than the 700 homes are already evacuated. Fire spokesman Dick Fleishman said Saturday the fire in Tonto National Forest ne...
20:34, 2019-06-22

Thick, fog-like wildfire smoke cloaking northern Alberta on Wednesday Heavy smoke reduced visibility and vehicles were coated in ash in La Crete, Alta., about 150 kilometres south of the 1,300-square-kilometre Chuckegg Creek fire near High Level....
20:51, 2019-05-29

Tourists Evacuated on Greek Island as Wildfire Rages Nearby (ATHENS, Greece) — A tourist camp and nearby houses on the southern Greek island of Elafonisos were evacuated Sunday for the second day in a row as a wildfire at a nearby landfill intensified because of strong winds. Authorities had pronounced the fire “under control” Saturday nigh...
10:00, 2019-08-12

Police launch investigation as wildfire sweeps central Portugal More than 800 firefighters battled a wildfire sweeping across central Portugal on Sunday, after bringing under control two other blazes which left 20 people injured and prompted authorities to partially evacuate a village....
17:51, 2019-07-21

Wildfire Explodes in Spain as Europe Reels From Record Heat Fanned by fierce winds and searing temperatures, a wildfire is exploding in size in the Catalonia region of northeastern Spain. According to the Catalan interior minister, it could be the worst blaze the region has seen in 20 years.Read more......
08:17, 2019-06-28

One wildfire remains active in central Portugal, 800 firefighters mobilized More than 800 firefighters battled on Sunday one wildfire sweeping across central Portugal after being able to control two other blazes that prompted authorities to partially evacuate a village and left one person with severe injuries, officials said....
12:51, 2019-07-21

Catastrophic wildfire in Spain sparked by pile of manure: reports Chicken manure that spontaneously combusted during a heat wave is reportedly the likely cause of an out-of-control wildfire that has burned more than 13,000 acres in Spain. At least 53 residents of Catalonia, in the northeastern part of the country, were evacuated and the land was littered with hund...
19:17, 2019-06-28

Hawaii wildfire forces thousands to evacuate Maui towns Brush fire of 1,200 hectares burns out of control through island’s central valleyThousands of people on Maui have been ordered to evacuate two towns in the path of a spreading wildfire, Hawaiian officials and media said.The 1,200 hectare (3,000 acre) brush fire in the island’s central valley was unc...
15:00, 2019-07-12

Federal officials: 2019 wildfire season could be worse than last year As the Southwest is drying out, the threat for wildfires is ramping up and will continue to do so through July; however, if the monsoon season is weak as AccuWeather meteorologists expect, that threat could last into Aug...
18:00, 2019-06-15

HTC launches Wildfire X in a bid to acquire its lost spot in the Indian market HTC has launched a new smartphone, the Wildfire X in India on Flipkart. The new phone comes in two variants having a 3GB RAM and a 4GB RAM with 21GB and 128GB storage respectively.Most people thought that HTC had silently departed the smartphone game, beyond its attempts to launch a blockchain phone...
09:51, 2019-08-14

PG&E wins court approval to set up $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseeing the bankruptcy of the investor-owned power producer ruled on Wednesday....
06:17, 2019-05-23

Bankruptcy judge approves $105M PG&E fund to help wildfire survivors A federal judge on Wednesday approved a plan for Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. to establish a $105 million relief fund to assist survivors of recent California wildfires caused by its power lines....
10:51, 2019-05-23

Wildfire smoke worse for kids' health than prescribed burns (Reuters Health) - Children who are exposed to smoke from wildfires may experience a greater health impact than those exposed to smoke from prescribed controlled burns, according to a small study in northern California....
03:17, 2019-06-06

Bear falls onto deputy’s car, causing crash that sparks wildfire He “bearly” made it out alive! A California sheriff’s deputy miraculously survived a fiery wreck after a bear suddenly fell from an embankment onto his patrol car, causing it to roll over — and spark a wildfire that engulfed the vehicle, according to a report. The deputy with the H...
21:17, 2019-08-07

A year since Greece's deadliest wildfire, wounds remain open A year since Greece's deadliest wildfire tore through coastal towns near Athens, killing 102 people, the road to normalcy for its survivors is long and dotted with burned down homes and barren land....
14:34, 2019-07-23

When It Comes to the Census, the Damage Among Immigrants Is Already Done With or without a citizenship question on the census form, the political climate has made immigrant communities wary of opening their doors for census workers....
22:51, 2019-06-27

Floodwaters damage historic sub (KJRH/NBC News) Repair estimates are in for a World War II submarine pushed from its resting spot at an Oklahoma war memorial when floodwaters hit in May. The USS Batfish floated from its resting spot on May 23rd. The USS Batfish now sits 12 feet uphill, out of its hole in which it used to rest. The...
06:00, 2019-07-09

What to know about alcohol and brain damage Alcohol has many effects on the body and can potentially damage the brain. Long-term and short-term effects can result in a range of physical and psychological changes. Learn more here....
09:34, 2019-07-04

Wildfire rages on Greek island of Evia, smoke reaches Athens A wildfire fanned by strong winds razed tracts of pine forest on the Greek island of Evia on Tuesday, leading to villages being evacuated and to an appeal from the authorities for assistance from its European partners....
04:51, 2019-08-14

Air quality plummets as wildfire smoke hits Alaska's most populous cities Smoke and soot from central Alaska wildfires have afflicted the subarctic city of Fairbanks with some of the world's worst air pollution in recent days, forcing many residents indoors and prompting one hospital to set up a "clean air shelter."...
06:00, 2019-07-10

Wildfire rages on Greek island Evia, smoke reaches Athens A large wildfire fanned by strong winds burned tracts of pine forest on the Greek island of Evia, firefighters said on Tuesday, with evacuation ordered of two villages in the path of the flames....
14:51, 2019-08-13

‘Goats are the best tool’: grazers in high demand to reduce US wildfire risk In the face of climate change and deadly fires, states from California to Colorado are turning hungry animals loose on the countrysideAs the western US braces for another wildfire season, following its most devastating on record, public officials and private landowners are turning to an unlikely, ru...
18:17, 2019-07-12

Smoke blankets the sky as wildfire on Hawaii’s Maui Island forces evacuations The 3,000 acre brush fire in Maui's central valley was uncontrolled Thursday night, Maui Mayor Mike Victorino told a news conference. He said firefighters would monitor it overnight but that it was too dangerous to battle the blaze in the dark....
13:34, 2019-07-12

Tourists, Residents Evacuated As Wildfire Spreads At Hawaii's Maui Island Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke billowing high into the sky, officials and local......
10:51, 2019-07-12

Wind remains on firefighters’ side in bout with High Level wildfire The blaze has been rated at a Level 6 — the most intense rating on the scale — which means flames are jumping from treetop to treetop in the tinder dry region....
19:17, 2019-05-22

Thousands of Alberta residents forced out by wildfire to be allowed home Wednesday As long as conditions hold, residents of Bigstone Cree Nation and Wabasca-Demarais will be allowed to return home on Wednesday. Wildfire forced mandatory evacuations on May 29....
04:17, 2019-06-12

Special air quality statements issued in Edmonton, much of Alberta due to wildfire smoke Environment Canada issued special air quality statements from the Edmonton region all to the northern tip of the province due to smoke from the wildfires....
19:00, 2019-05-30

Crappy parenting can damage your kid’s DNA: report Blame your parents for all your problems? Science supports that. A new report by researchers at Lomo Linda University suggests that aloof and unsupportive parenting damages their children’s health on a genetic level, potentially leading to disease and early death in adulthood. “The way s...
20:51, 2019-05-31

After the tornado: storm damage in the US – in pictures There has been a spate of tornadoes in the US over the last two weeks as a volatile mix of warm, moist air from the south-east and persistent cold from the Rocky Mountains clashes over the midwest Continue reading......
14:17, 2019-05-30

Too much sunscreen? Why avoiding the sun could damage your health For years we have been told to slather up or seek shade to avoid skin cancer. But now it is becoming clear that shunning the sun comes with its own health perils...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Damage reported in El Reno after likely tornado Officials confirmed at least two fatalities after a destructive tornado ripped through El Reno, Oklahoma, late Saturday night. An unknown number of people remain missing....
16:00, 2019-05-26

Tornado damage near Joplin, Missouri A tornado skirted just a few miles north of Joplin, Missouri, on the eighth anniversary of a catastrophic tornado that killed 161 people in the city. The tornado caused damage in the nearby town of Carl Junction. (May 23)        ...
11:34, 2019-05-23

Environmental damage of tourism comes under MPs’ spotlight Inquiry to address problems including aviation emissions and traffic in UK and abroadHolidaymakers’ responsibility for foul beaches, overcrowding, traffic, aeroplane emissions and other environmental impacts will come under parliamentary scrutiny.The inquiry into the environmental cost of tourism an...
07:17, 2019-07-18

Floodwaters Cause Damage In Pike County ELKHORN CITY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Floodwaters closed a street in Pike County yesterday for several hours and a home suffered damage after heavy rains. Water closed a side street off 80 in Elkhorn City near the local branch of Community Trust Bank. The flooding also damaged at least two buildings. P...
16:34, 2019-06-20

Tornadoes cause damage in Northeast Texas Tornadoes swept parts of northeastern Texas, damaging homes and buildings and causing at least one injury. Damage was reported southwest and east of Dallas. (May 30)        ...
11:34, 2019-05-30

2.4 earthquake reported in Kentucky, no damage KEVIL, Ky. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 2.4 earthquake has occurred in Kentucky along the New Madrid fault line. News outlets say the quake was reported northeast of Kevil shortly after 6:30 p.m. Thursday. There were no reports of damage. The USGS at the University of Memphis s...
04:34, 2019-06-07

Wildfire Blazes Portugal, Injuring 32 People, as Firefighters Work to Stop the Flames (COLOS, Portugal) — More than 1,000 firefighters on Monday were battling a major wildfire amid scorching temperatures in Portugal, where forest blazes wreak destruction every summer. About 90% of the fire area in the Castelo Branco district, 200 kilometers (about 125 miles) northeast of the ca...
20:51, 2019-07-22

High Level, surrounding areas evacuated as wildfire burns in northwestern Alberta A mandatory evacuation order was issued for parts of Mackenzie County in northwestern Alberta Monday afternoon as an out-of-control wildfire burned in the area....
14:32, 2019-05-21

In Christchurch, UN chief calls for tolerance, solidarity to extinguish ‘wildfire’ of hate speech On a three-day visit to New Zealand, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid his respects to the victims of the horrific mosque attacks in Christchurch, where dozens of Muslims were gunned down in two separate incidents during Friday prayers on 15 March....
17:51, 2019-05-21

Manure pile spontaneously combusts to spark 13,000-acre wildfire, Spanish authorities say Authorities say a heap of fertilizer led to a massive wildfire blaze that threatens nearly 50,000 acres and forced 53 people to evacuate in Catalonia.        ...
06:34, 2019-06-28

Highway 16 reopens, residents return home as wildfire burns west of Edson Highway 16 west of Edson, Alta. reopened early Monday morning and residents who were forced from their homes Sunday have been allowed to return as a wildfire continues to burn west of the town....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Correction: damage at Noah’s Ark attraction story WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (AP) — In a story May 24 about property damage at a Noah’s Ark attraction in Kentucky, The Associated Press reported erroneously that flooding caused the damage. The damage was caused by heavy rains over a period of two years. A corrected version of the story is below: In the...
19:17, 2019-05-25

A recession in Germany could mean economic damage for these countries Data out Monday showed the manufacturing sector in Germany has weakened over the last couple of months, adding to other gloomy indicators, with economists considering whether a recession is on its way....
15:01, 2019-06-28

Storms, floods cause $1.2B damage to public infrastructure Storms and flooding have caused significant damage throughout the US during the first half of 2019. The Associated Press tallied about $1.2 billion of damage in 24 states based on preliminary assessments of public infrastructure categories established by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The ...
15:51, 2019-08-13

Failure Of A Big Non-Banking Lender Could Cause Large Damage: RBI The central bank said bank borrowings have risen. Their share of total borrowings was 29.2 per cent in March 2019 versus 23.6 per cent a year earlier and 21.2 per centin March 2017....
10:34, 2019-06-28

Quakes in Albania damage 100 homes, four injured Six earthquakes in the space of two hours, the first with a magnitude of 5.3, shook south-eastern Albania on Saturday, injuring four people and causing damage to 100 houses, authorities and eyewitnesses said....
21:34, 2019-06-01

Pension rules that damage NHS staffing to be changed Changes to pension tax rules that have created a staffing crisis in the NHS, with medical staff reducing their hours or retiring early, are being promised by the Government....
03:00, 2019-08-07

Biden tries to limit the damage from debate blow In an effort to steady his presidential campaign, former Vice President Joe Biden engaged in some furious damage control on Friday, a day after rival candidate Kamala Harris hurt him in the most dramatic clash so far of the 2020 election campaign....
03:00, 2019-06-29

France: Brain-damage patient dies after right-to-die row A Frenchman at the heart of a right-to-die case has died after doctors removed life support. The question of whether to keep Vincent Lambert in a permanently vegetative state divided both his family and the nation....
15:00, 2019-07-11

PHOTO GALLERY: Looking back at hurricane damage Crews with bulldozers and dump trucks have removed tons of debris from the Florida Panhandle since Hurricane Michael slammed ashore in October, wrecking miles of homes and businesses, yet signs of the storm's fury remain everywhere as hurricane season approaches....
08:00, 2019-05-31

Check Your Nintendo Switch Cartridges for Damage Before You Use Them The Nintendo Switch is a fun game console, but it’s surprisingly fragile. Its kickstand can snap off like a twig; its screen is easy to scratch; and, apparently, inserting a damaged game cartridge into your console can break the card reader, making it unable to play physical games....
23:34, 2019-06-10

German brothers, ages 4 and 6, run away from home, cause $17,000 in damage Two Bavarian brothers left a path of destruction in their village, including torching a neighbor's garage, after running away from home, German police say....
01:17, 2019-08-14

Multiple tornadoes cause damage in central Indiana Weather officials say severe storms in central Indiana produced at least four tornadoes, leaving thousands without power and damaging buildings. No injuries were reported. (June 17)        ...
15:00, 2019-06-17

Man charged for DUI, criminal damage after crashing into saguaro TUCSON – After getting in a sticky situation Wednesday morning, a driver involved in the saguaro-vehicle collision was charged for criminal damage and driving under the influence. According to Pima County Sheriff’s Department, 39-year-old Kai Scott reportedly crashed into a saguaro near ...
05:17, 2019-07-11

ADOT paid thousands for car damage on I-10 in Tucson TUCSON – More than five hundred people filed claims with the Arizona Department of Transportation during an eight-month period, claiming conditions on Interstate 10 in Tucson caused damage to their cars. According to the records, the claims occurred from October 1, 2018, and May 31, 2019. Some...
23:34, 2019-07-31

Barry could cause up to $10B in storm damage, meteorologists predict Experts estimate that the total damage and economic loss caused by Tropical Storm Barry — which is set to deliver a punishing blow to the Gulf Coast this weekend, possibly as a hurricane — will be upwards of $10 billion. “It’s no Katrina,” explained AccuWeather senior meteorologist and l...
13:34, 2019-07-13

Widespread tornado damage near Kansas City Damage is widespread in areas of Kansas near Kansas City, after multiple tornadoes tore through on Tuesday. (May 29)        ...
14:34, 2019-05-29

How crushed eggshells could help repair bone damage In an effort to find better ways of supporting bone growth for transplants, a study in vitro and in vivo has turned to an unusual material: eggshells....
16:17, 2019-07-10

Regret can seriously damage your mental health – here's how to leave it behind The emotion can be all-consuming and destructive, as therapists see only too often. But learning from your mistakes has the power to improve the futureThere was once a banker in his 50s who had worked seven days a week for 25 years and become a very wealthy man. Then, at the apex of his career, he l...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Oklahoma governor surveys tornado damage Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt visits El Reno, a city about 25 miles west of Oklahoma that was hit by tornado Saturday night. (May 27)        ...
22:34, 2019-05-28

EU says reneging on Brexit bill would damage UK economy Budget chief linked £39bn divorce bill to UK retaining beneficial relationship with blocA UK government led by Boris Johnson could not be dragged through the courts if it refused to pay the country’s multibillion-pound Brexit bill, the EU’s German budget chief has admitted, but Britain’s economy, se...
03:00, 2019-06-14

Explosion on ‘Bond 25’ set causes injury, damage to studio NEW YORK (AP) — An explosion on the set of the new James Bond movie has injured one crew member and damaged a stage at Pinewood Studios. The film’s official Twitter account said the accident Tuesday came from a “controlled explosion.” No one was injured on set but a crew member ou...
21:51, 2019-06-04

Make environmental damage a war crime, say scientists Call for new Geneva convention to protect wildlife and nature reserves in conflict regionsInternational lawmakers should adopt a fifth Geneva convention that recognises damage to nature alongside other war crimes, according to an open letter by 24 prominent scientists.The legal instrument should inc...
15:00, 2019-07-24

Alberta government to provide emergency financial assistance to High Level wildfire evacuees Starting Sunday, people forced out of High Level and surrounding northern Alberta communities by a 9,925-square-kilometre wildfire will be able to apply for emergency financial aid from the province....
22:51, 2019-05-24

Europe heat wave sparks massive wildfire in Spain, record temperatures in France As a heat wave continues to scorch parts of Western Europe, a wildfire has broken out in northeastern Spain and France measured its highest-ever June temperature. The heat is expected to continue into the weekend....
22:51, 2019-06-27

Dramatic pictures of the storm damage from Florence and Mangkhut Extreme storms Hurricane Florence and Typhoon Mangkhut have caused destruction and taken lives across the globe this week, forcing millions to evacuate their homes...
18:17, 2019-05-21

UK river defences ‘prevent £1.1bn a year in flood damage’ First ever financial study stresses need for investment in face of climate crisisFlood damage estimated at £1.1bn a year is being prevented by the UK’s network of river barriers and defences, according to research.The Association of British Insurers (ABI) says it is the first time the financial cont...
10:34, 2019-06-12

Vandals Again Damage Homes, Cars In Meadowthorpe Neighborhood LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Lexington police have reported a second night of vandalism in the city’s Meadowthorpe neighborhood. On Thursday, authorities say, someone damaged more than a dozen vehicles with a BB gun. Police say it happened again overnight Saturday into Sunday morning. At le...
16:34, 2019-06-16

The Latest: O’Rourke tours Oklahoma flood damage LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the U.S. (all times local): ____ 3:30 p.m. Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke toured some flood damage in Oklahoma as the waters began to recede and storm-weary residents gutted waterlogged homes. O’Rourke said Sunday that i...
05:17, 2019-06-03

Air pollution, especially ozone, tied to worsening lung damage (Reuters Health) - The more exposure people have to air pollution, especially ozone, the more lung damage they develop over time, a U.S. study suggests....
01:17, 2019-08-15

Pence tours Oklahoma flood damage, pledges help Vice President Mike Pence traveled to storm and flood-ravaged Oklahoma Tuesday, pledging to rebuild parts of the state damaged by flooding. (June 4)        ...
03:51, 2019-06-05

Quakes in Albania damage some homes, five reported injured Six earthquakes in the space of two hours, the first with a magnitude of 5.3, shook south-eastern Albania on Saturday, injuring five people and causing damage to five houses, the Defense Ministry and local media reported....
10:51, 2019-06-01

S&P says U.S. tech firms could wind up as collateral damage in Huawei ban CNET reports that the boomerang effect from Huawei's placement on the Commerce Department's Entity List is going to be bad for U.S. tech firms. This is according to credit rating agency S&P. Huawei's placement on the list last month means that the manufacturer is unable to obtain U.S. parts and soft...
15:17, 2019-06-13

The Latest: O'Rourke tours Oklahoma flood damage The Latest on flooding in the U.S. (all times local): ____ 3:30 p.m. Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke toured some flood damage in Oklahoma as the waters began to recede and storm-weary residents gutted waterlogged homes....
11:51, 2019-06-03

Wire damage causes huge delays on Metro-North Metro-North Railroad service in Connecticut was being delayed Monday morning on the New Haven line because of wire damage between Bridgeport and Stratford, officials said. Residual delays of up to 30 minutes into Grand Central Terminal were reported due to single-tracking after wires that provide po...
21:17, 2019-06-17

New Machu Picchu airport raises damage fears Work starts on a new airport that will make the Machu Picchu ruins in Peru more accessible to travelers than ever. That's sparked protests from those who worry about the project's effect on the Sacred Valley....
22:34, 2019-05-30

Germany’s governing parties in damage control after EU vote Germany’s governing parties are licking their wounds after a battering in the European Parliament elections, vowing to improve their performance but offering little prospect of dramatic change or of heads rolling...
19:00, 2019-05-27

Trump moves into damage control mode (just like every other politician) When the British ambassador to Washington was caught disparaging President Trump in cables back to London, everyone knew what happened next would be rather undiplomatic....
18:00, 2019-07-11

Battling flood damage? Here's why you'll have a hard time getting a tax break for it If your home and belongings were lost in a fire or in a flood, you're about to have a harder time claiming those losses on your tax return. Here's why....
23:51, 2019-07-19

Tornadoes In Ohio Leave At Least One Dead, Widespread Damage Ohio residents inspected destroyed homes and debris-strewn streets Tuesday after powerful tornadoes ripped through the US state overnight, killing at least one person and causing widespread damage and......
04:34, 2019-05-29

Lawsuit: Flood damage at Noah’s Ark attraction in Kentucky WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (AP) — In the Bible, the ark survived an epic flood. Yet the owners of Kentucky’s Noah’s ark attraction are demanding their insurance company bail them out after flooding caused nearly $1 million in property damage. The Ark Encounter says in a federal lawsuit that heavy...
00:51, 2019-05-25

A plague upon your land: Mouse damage visible from space The circled areas are where the first mouse damage was noted. [credit: Groenmonitor ] It isn’t only rabbits that breed like rabbits. Mice, given the opportunity, will do the same. A warm wi...
17:51, 2019-07-31

Self-repairing robots that sense and fix damage developed by scientists The much heralded robot apocalypse -- which may be many years, or decades, away -- is predicated on the notion that robots will eventually be able to handle tasks that require a deft, softer touch....
01:17, 2019-08-09

Burnout: Facing the damage of 'chronic workplace stress' Burnout is a common occurrence among modern day workers. But what is it, why does it happen, and how can we overcome it? This Spotlight feature explores....
13:51, 2019-08-03

Magnitude 6.8 quake strikes off Chile, no damage reported An earthquake of magnitude 6.8 struck off Chile's coast on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, but local authorities said there was no immediate report of any damage....
23:17, 2019-08-01

Damage reported across northeast Kansas after tornado hits People from Iowa through Oklahoma were faced with severe weather into Tuesday night as a round of powerful thunderstorms inflicted major damage over the central United States....
19:51, 2019-05-29

Residents view damage from collapsed Dallas crane Residents of a five-story Dallas apartment building badly damaged Sunday when a construction crane fell on it were allowed back into their apartments Monday to salvage what they could. (June 10)        ...
03:00, 2019-06-11

New York, Miami, New Orleans: 15 cities where hurricanes would cause the most damage Hurricane season can be one of the most nerve-wracking times of the year for Americans living on the coast. The period runs from June 1 to Nov. 30.       ...
16:00, 2019-08-04

Shoplifting suspect shot by officer has 'significant damage' An attorney for a shoplifting suspect who was shot in April by a suburban St. Louis police officer says she has "significant damage to her internal organs."...
18:00, 2019-06-06

Teens damage MTA bus with rocks, bricks and chair after being kicked off A pair of unruly teens who were tossed off a Bronx bus retaliated by throwing rocks, bricks and a chair at the vehicle’s windows, according to police and footage released Friday of the meteoric meltdown. The two teen girls were on the BX11 MTA bus around 6:15 p.m. June 25 near East 170th Stree...
09:00, 2019-08-10

Germany's governing parties in damage control after EU vote Germany's governing parties licked their wounds Monday after a battering in the European Parliament elections and vowed to improve their performance....
20:34, 2019-05-27

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....
01:17, 2019-07-16

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......
23:34, 2019-07-31

After Months of Floods and Tornadoes, Officials Tally Billions in Damage As the swollen Mississippi and Missouri rivers slowly recede, communities across the Midwest are starting to add up the damage and make plans for repairs with the help of federal aid....
20:17, 2019-07-04

Mike Pence pledges to rebuild after Oklahoma flood damage TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is pledging to rebuild parts of Oklahoma damaged by flooding. Pence, his wife and federal agency heads on Tuesday toured Tulsa-area neighborhoods swamped after the swollen Arkansas River left its banks. Damage extends downstream into Arkansas following h...
21:51, 2019-06-04

Quake causes panic in eastern Indonesia; no reports of major damage A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, causing panic among residents, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or major damage....
19:00, 2019-07-14

North Korea decries damage to environment on international Biodiversity Day North Korea highlighted biological diversity and the environment on Wednesday, the International Day for Biological Diversity, while tying environmental protection to national pride....
19:51, 2019-05-22

Strong quake strikes off El Salvador, no initial reports of damage An earthquake measured at 6.6 magnitude struck off the coast of El Salvador early on Thursday, though emergency services in the Central American country said there were no initial reports of significant damage....
13:17, 2019-05-30

Undersea quake near Indonesia's Bali causes panic, minor damage An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck south of Indonesia's Bali on Tuesday, the European earthquake monitoring agency EMSC said, causing minor damage and prompting residents and visitors on the tourist island to briefly flee buildings....
09:34, 2019-07-16

The embassy leak will damage far more than the special relationship | Peter Ricketts Washington ambassador Kim Darroch did nothing wrong. But the episode has undermined trust within the Foreign OfficeUnder the Vienna convention the diplomatic bag is inviolable. That’s because states have long accepted that ambassadors need to be able to report home in frank terms without the prying ...
20:17, 2019-07-08

Tornado in Jefferson City, Mo., may have caused ‘catastrophic damage’: reports Jefferson City, the capital city of Missouri, has taken a direct hit from a tornado and suffered possibly “catastrophic” damage, according to reports....
10:51, 2019-05-23

Father sues West Virginia frat over son’s brain damage MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A lawsuit says a man who fell down the stairs at West Virginia University fraternity party has been permanently brain damaged. It says fraternity brothers posed with David M. Rusko’s unconscious body, squirted Ketchup on him and posted pictures on social media. By the ...
19:34, 2019-06-28

Small quake hits Mexico City, no damage reported A small earthquake struck central Mexico City on Tuesday night, jolting office towers and apartment buildings in the sprawling metropolis, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage....
07:34, 2019-07-17

Trump administration won't ban pesticide tied to childhood brain damage Evironmental Protection Agency rejects proposed ban on chlorpyrifos, despite growing evidence of its toxicityThe US government has rejected a proposed ban on a toxic pesticide linked to brain damage in children, dismissing a growing body of research on the health hazards of a widely used agricultura...
00:51, 2019-07-19

Heathrow's planes over Richmond Park would 'damage mental health' Millions of people who use park face up to 93 low-flying aircraft an hour under planA psychologist who treats patients experiencing stress and anxiety with a dose of nature in Richmond Park says the expansion of Heathrow airport will be detrimental to mental health.Heathrow will on Tuesday publish a...
17:17, 2019-06-17

Brazilian state sues Braskem over compensation for damage from mining Prosecutors for the Brazilian northeastern state of Alagoas filed a lawsuit against the country's largest petrochemical company, Braskem SA, seeking to guarantee compensation for damages caused by the firm, the Alagoas government said on Friday....
04:34, 2019-06-08

U.S. waives fuel rule in Pennsylvania after damage to Buckeye pipeline The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Thursday it waived an environmental rule through June 17 for gasoline sold in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania after damage to Buckeye Partners' Laurel products pipeline....
22:51, 2019-05-30

Wall St. falls as CSX results signal damage from trade tensions U.S. stock indexes fell on Wednesday as weak results from CSX Corp stoked concerns that the protracted trade war between the United States and China could hurt corporate earnings....
04:51, 2019-07-18

Truck Drives Into Home In Rockcastle County, Causes Severe Damage ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Authorities are investigating after a truck into a home Brodhead. Brodhead Fire Department posted on their Facebook page that firefighters were called to an injury accident on Barnett Road just before 6:30p.m. Reportedly they discovered a truck crashed into a ...
07:01, 2019-07-01

Lyme Park in Cheshire closed after 'significant' flood damage Mansion that was Mr Darcy’s home in BBC’s Pride and Prejudice saved by sandbagsA major clean-up operation is under way at one of the National Trust’s best-known properties after severe flooding caused “significant damage”.The trust said it was unsure when Lyme Park, which featured in the BBC’s 1995 ...
19:34, 2019-08-02

Louisiana landowners sue Bayou Bridge pipeline for trespassing and damage Latest legal skirmish in a long battle between activists and the company building the pipeline, which is also behind Keystone XL Landowners in Louisiana’s Atchafalaya Basin have filed suit against the company building the controversial Bayou Bridge pipeline for trespassing and property damage, claim...
14:32, 2019-05-21

FCA's move to UK caused 'economic damage' in Italy, competition watchdog says FCA's decision to move its financial and legal offices out of Italy has caused major damage to Italian tax revenues, the country's competition watchdog said. His comments come as other companies are considering similar moves. ...
22:34, 2019-07-02

Wall St. falls as CSX results point to damage from trade tensions U.S. stock indexes dipped on Wednesday as weak results from CSX Corp stoked concerns that the protracted trade war between the United States and China could hurt corporate earnings....
22:17, 2019-07-17

Stem cell treatment may reverse heart attack damage Researchers have developed a method of growing new tissue from stem cells that can repair the harm caused by a heart attack, according to a new study....
02:00, 2019-08-08

Kelechi Osemele could go from Raiders collateral damage to Jets savior As the Jets get close to training camp, I am examining the roster and giving you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including rookies on this list because I do not feel it is possible to fully evaluate them before......
22:51, 2019-07-17

EPA green lights use of pesticide linked to brain damage in children The Environment Protection Agency said other environmental groups failed to prove that a ban was warranted.        ...
06:17, 2019-07-19

Avoid Damage To Surroundings: Court To Guptas On Weddings In Uttarakhand Wedding ceremonies of the sons of South Africa-based businessmen brothers Ajay and Atul Gupta are in full swing in Uttarakhand's leading tourist resort Auli amid judicial concerns over possible damage......
15:34, 2019-06-20

Cuba expects major economic damage from Trump measures Drivers of classic cars, restaurateurs, tour guides and owners of bed-and-breakfasts are all saying the Trump administration's new restrictions on U.S travel to Cuba will be a severe blow to their businesses....
21:17, 2019-06-05

| Tornados kill three in central US, damage Missouri state capital Rescue workers are searching for survivors in the capital of Missouri after a deadly storm swept through parts of the central US, bringing dozens of tornados and causing flooding and significant damage to buildings....
22:34, 2019-05-23

Nicotine from e-cigarettes may damage ability to clear mucus from airways When the nicotine vapor from e-cigarettes hit human airway cells in culture, it slowed the movement of mucus or phlegm in the area, researchers report....
18:51, 2019-06-07

Debris caused damage that sidelined Verstappen in Monaco GP practice Debris caused the radiator leak that left Max Verstappen down in sixth place in second Formula 1 practice for the Monaco Grand Prix and cost Red Bull significant track time...
18:34, 2019-05-23

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 what few specifics are shared by the company’s gene...
20:51, 2019-07-24

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....
20:51, 2019-07-17

Court orders mining firm Vale SA to pay all damage of Brazil dam collapse A Brazilian court has ordered a multinational mining company to pay for all damages caused by a dam collapse in January that killed nearly 250 people....
22:00, 2019-07-10

Indonesia lifts tsunami warning after weekend quake, no damage reported There were no reports on Monday of major damage in Indonesia from a weekend earthquake of magnitude 6.9 off the northeastern coast of the island of Sulawesi, and authorities lifted a tsunami warning....
07:17, 2019-07-08

Heart strain from extreme exercise doesn't cause permanent damage, study says High-intensity running put more strain on the heart and drive up biomarkers that would otherwise indicate cardiac risk, but the damage they warn of is not permanent, researchers say....
00:51, 2019-06-28

Brazil frost damage in focus as global coffee forum kicks off Brazilian coffee farmers expect damage to their crops due to frosts in recent days, but investors are nevertheless keeping their expectations for record production in 2020, generating debate at the 2nd Global Coffee Producers Forum on Wednesday....
21:51, 2019-07-10

Baltimore Officials Estimate Damage From Ransomware Attack At Over $18 Million, Likely to Rise Early last month, hackers infected somewhere around 10,000 Baltimore, Maryland city computers with a “file-locking” ransomware variant called RobbinHood. Those hackers demanded a ransom of 13 bitcoin (at the time worth around $76,000, and today around $100,000) that would go up over time if it was n...
10:17, 2019-06-06

Scientists invent ‘self-healing’ robots that can feel pain, repair damage A European Commission project being led by scientists in Belgium and the United Kingdom wants to build "self-healing" robots that can feel pain or sense damage before quickly repairing themselves without any help from us humans....
04:34, 2019-08-10

German insurers to pay 650 million euro for damage caused by June storms: GDV German insurance companies will have to pay claims of about 650 million euros ($727.09 million) for damage caused by thunderstorms that hit the country from June 3 to June 12, industry association GDV said on Tuesday....
17:34, 2019-06-18

Court Seeks Report On Environment Damage During Gupta Family Wedding Uttarakhand High Court has sought a detailed report from the state government and the state pollution control board on the damage caused to the environment by the Gupta family weddings at the famous......
18:17, 2019-07-18

Are you covered for a flood? It's time to check any risk for summer storm damage The next six months are when the risk is greatest for major storms to develop and reach the U.S. Homeowners should evaluate their insurance coverage to make sure it's adequate....
18:51, 2019-05-31

Scottie Pippen names 5-year-old in lawsuit over damage to Florida house Basketball Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen named a 5-year-old girl in a lawsuit against her parents accusing the child of vandalizing his Florida home with crayons and markers....
20:51, 2019-05-31

Gangbangers ordered to inflict ‘damage’ before slay of ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz Bronx gangbangers were given the order to inflict “any kind of damage” they could on rivals just three days before the murder of innocent teen Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz, according to court testimony Friday. A Trinitarios ringleader, Diego Suero, issued the order to his m...
00:51, 2019-06-01

Missouri: destructive tornado leaves three people dead and severe damage Series of devastating storms led to multiple tornadoes, leaving people injured and trapped in homes as torrid weather pummels parts of midwestA large and violent tornado has left at least three people dead in Missouri as torrid weather continues to pummel parts of America’s midwest.A series of devas...
20:17, 2019-05-23

Trump’s border wall in Arizona challenged over potential wildlife damage The barriers currently at the three sites block vehicles from passing but still allow wildlife to move through. Environmental groups said the 9.1-metre replacement bollards that the Trump administration plans to erect would prevent the cross-border migration of wildlife....
08:51, 2019-08-07

Owners of biblical Noah's ark replica sue over rain damage to property Ark Encounter, a Kentucky attraction with a replica of Noah's ark, has sued its insurers for failing to cover rain damage to its access road.        ...
22:00, 2019-05-24

Arkansas residents assess damage after historic flooding, shift focus to rebuilding After historic flooding in Arkansas left communities underwater, many people and families who evacuated are finally able to make their way back by boat to assess the damage....
05:51, 2019-06-10

My Sheep Did it! Farmer Blames His Damage of Ancient Earthwork Offa’s Dyke on His Livestock Those readers who have watched the wonderful British animated series about the Welsh farmyard figure, Shaun the Sheep, will know just how mischievous these wooly Welsh creatures can be.  ...
01:34, 2019-07-20

Overweight teen boys have higher risk of heart muscle damage as adults (Reuters Health) - Men who were overweight as teens may be more likely to develop a rare type of heart muscle damage that can cause heart failure than men who maintained a healthy weight during adolescence, a Swedish study suggests....
00:51, 2019-05-29

Communities on Lake Ontario shore still dealing with damage from high water levels High water levels on Lake Ontario have caused damage in Cobourg and Port Hope. Cobourg has managed to reclaim its beach but Port Hope's Waterfront Trail will not be repaired....
22:17, 2019-08-02

Trade Wars Causing Collateral Damage To Global Economic Outlook: Report Threats to global growth outlook from protectionism have become much more significant in recent months which raise the possibility of disruptions to trade and investments, according to Fitch Ratings......
19:00, 2019-06-23

Grupo Mexico says Navy found no environmental damage after sulfuric acid spill Mexican mining and transport firm Grupo Mexico said on Monday that Mexico's Navy Ministry reported it did not find environmental damage from the company's sulfuric acid spill at its Guaymas facility on the Gulf of California....
23:00, 2019-07-22

BHP reveals five mine dams at 'extreme' risk of causing damage and loss of life Company says rating reflects potential extent of damage in event of collapseFive dams used to store mining waste are at “extreme” risk of causing environmental damage if they fail, according to a review by BHP, the world’s biggest mining company.BHP said in a presentation on Friday that four tailing...
00:00, 2019-06-08

Scottie Pippen adds 5-year-old to lawsuit alleging crayon damage in mansion Scottie Pippen is officially suing a 5-year old. Yes, you read that right. Pippen added the kindergartner to a tenant lawsuit over the condition of a Fort Lauderdale home he was renting to comedian Lindsay Glazer and her husband Jacob Woloshin. He alleges that crayon and marker drawings contributed ...
17:51, 2019-05-31

Missouri city suffers major damage in tornado but it's thankful only 1 hurt, mayor says The Missouri city of Eldon suffered extensive damage after a tornado tore through the community on Wednesday and the city's mayor said people in the town are counting their blessings that only one person was injured....
07:17, 2019-05-24

Boxer Maxim Dadashev Dead At 28 After Suffering Severe Brain Damage In Bout Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev died this morning, four days after suffering severe brain damage in his fight against Puerto Rican boxer Subriel Matias. He was 28 years old....
20:00, 2019-07-23

7 satellite images show devastating damage from tornadoes and storms that ripped through the Midwest Satellite image ©2019 Maxar Technologies States across the Midwest have been pummeled by extreme weather that's brought on flooding and tornadoes. Satellite images captured before and after storms hit the region captured smashed homes, flooded neighborhoods, and overflowing rivers. Areas in Oklah...
21:51, 2019-06-01

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....
20:51, 2019-05-26

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......
23:17, 2019-07-12

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....
02:34, 2019-07-24

On day of settlement with FTC, Facebook says some 2.1 billion use its apps every day 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.       ...
00:00, 2019-07-25

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 claims website. The FTC urges consumers to only ap...
23:34, 2019-07-31

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....
15:51, 2019-07-24

Gary Thorne's Sanity Is Collateral Damage In Gleyber Torres's Demolition Of Orioles Pitching Remember way back in May, when Yankees infielder Gleyber Torres recorded his fourth multi-homer game against the Orioles of just this season? Remember how Torres became just the fourth player in MLB history to record four multi-homer games against one team in one season? Remember how O’s broadcaster...
12:17, 2019-08-13

Meghan King Edmonds Reveals Son Hart Has "Irreversible Brain Damage" in Heartbreaking New Blog Meghan King Edmonds is living her worst nightmare. In a new, heartbreaking blog post, titled "My Hart," the Real Housewives of Orange County alum shared that her son Hart, 13......
16:34, 2019-07-05

Venezuela inflation hits 10 million percent. 'Shock therapy' is its only chance to undo the damage A coup taking down Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro would be only the first step to get the South American economy back on track. Shock therapy will be required to reverse the chaos of a state-run system that wasted its oil riches....
15:17, 2019-08-03

Navy Chief of Info attempts damage control over USS McCain on Twitter after five years of inactivity The official Twitter account of the Navy Chief of Information attempted to do damage control over the report that the White House requested the removal of the USS McCain during President Trump's trip to Japan, sending out its first tweet in over five years. ...
14:34, 2019-05-30

Mozambique’s Beira city ‘returning to life’, elsewhere UN teams assess damage, deliver assistance  Nearly one month after Cyclone Idai slammed into the southeast African coast, the streets of Mozambique’s busy port city of Beira are “returning to life” as the search for survivors continues throughout neighbouring Zimbabwe, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Tuesday. ...
14:34, 2019-05-22

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....
21:34, 2019-07-22

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....
14:34, 2019-07-23

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....
22:00, 2019-07-12

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....
20:00, 2019-07-22

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....
13:34, 2019-05-30

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 is the largest settlement ever paid for a data brea...
20:00, 2019-07-22

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 even in the right place. Can you trust it with your ...
04:51, 2019-08-07

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....
02:17, 2019-08-01

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 their share of the $700 million settlement with t...
05:00, 2019-08-01

FTC approves roughly $5 billion Facebook settlement: WSJ The United States Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc over a long-running investigation into the company's privacy missteps, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday....
22:17, 2019-07-12

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 3-2 vote with Republicans in support of it and Dem...
22:51, 2019-07-12

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....
21:34, 2019-07-22

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....
23:00, 2019-05-21

FTC to Announce $5 Billion Facebook Settlement as Soon as This Week The Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce as soon as this week a settlement with Facebook over the company’s privacy practices, according to people familiar with the matter....
21:00, 2019-07-22

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, whic......
14:34, 2019-06-11

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.       ...
05:17, 2019-07-25

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....
03:00, 2019-07-25

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....
01:17, 2019-05-25

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 settlement was approved by a vote of 3-2, according to tw...
01:51, 2019-07-13

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.       ...
21:34, 2019-07-31

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....
20:51, 2019-07-16

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 convened in this hamlet Sunday to announce the inau...
18:17, 2019-06-16

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 settlement with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau...
15:34, 2019-07-22

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....
21:17, 2019-07-16

U.S. 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....
19:51, 2019-07-16

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....
11:01, 2019-07-11

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....
14:17, 2019-07-22

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 that affected around 147 million consumers, authorities said on Monday....
16:51, 2019-07-22

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....
07:00, 2019-08-03

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....
23:00, 2019-07-23

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....
17:00, 2019-07-22

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....
15:00, 2019-07-24

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 legal proceedings....
16:17, 2019-07-11

Paraplegic man sues, says Avenatti kept settlement money A paraplegic man previously represented by Michael Avenatti has filed a lawsuit alleging the embattled lawyer neglected to pay him millions he was due in a settlement with Los Angeles County....
02:17, 2019-06-14

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 lawyers who filed the class-action lawsuit on behalf of ...
18:00, 2019-06-07

Meghan King Edmonds Shares Adorable Video of Son Hart After Revealing His Brain Damage Diagnosis Meghan King Edmonds took to Instagram on Monday to share a cute video of her son Hart learning a new skill. The adorable footage showed the 13-month-old baby boy sitting on the floor in a red......
21:00, 2019-07-09

'Violent' tornado strikes Jefferson City, Missouri, as storms kill 3 and cause extensive damage statewide A "violent tornado" tore through Missouri's capital city late Wednesday under the cover of darkness, causing extensive damage as severe weather across the state is blamed for three deaths and trapping dozens of people inside their homes....
14:34, 2019-05-23

National Weather Service: A ‘violent tornado’ has touched down in Missouri causing possible fatalities, heavy damage JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — National Weather Service: A ‘violent tornado’ has touched down in Missouri causing possible fatalities, heavy damage. The post National Weather Service: A ‘violent tornado’ has touched down in Missouri causing possible fatalities, heavy damage appea...
12:34, 2019-05-23

Storm damage means Brooks Koepka, Tiger Woods will start Northern Trust on empty course First-round tee times will begin as scheduled Thursday at Northern Trust. But storm damage means fans won't be allowed in until late morning.       ...
12:51, 2019-08-08

Mayor says 2 people confirmed dead after likely tornado roars through Oklahoma town and destroys hotel, causes damage EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — Mayor says 2 people confirmed dead after likely tornado roars through Oklahoma town and destroys hotel, causes damage. The post Mayor says 2 people confirmed dead after likely tornado roars through Oklahoma town and destroys hotel, causes damage appeared first on LEX18.com....
14:17, 2019-05-26

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 the Golan Heights, something that has not been done...
01:00, 2019-06-17

Facebook Settlement Requires Zuckerberg to Certify Compliance Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will have to personally certify that the company is following federal officials’ orders for protecting consumer privacy under a settlement expected with the Federal Trade Commission....
02:17, 2019-07-24

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.        ...
06:51, 2019-05-31

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, November 5. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prn...
06:34, 2019-05-22

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....
21:51, 2019-06-12

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 and pay roughly $5bn, two people briefed on the m...
04:00, 2019-07-24

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 matter “involved employee misconduct that was completel...
15:51, 2019-07-23

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 against website Infowars and its creator, the conspi...
19:51, 2019-06-13

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 ......
15:17, 2019-07-02

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 contested claim to the occupied territory.Israel’s ...
19:51, 2019-05-22

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....
14:34, 2019-06-11

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......
15:34, 2019-05-22

UPDATE 1-U.S. 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....
19:51, 2019-07-16

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....
02:00, 2019-07-23

Lebanon's Aoun affirms post-war settlement before funeral Lebanon's president on Friday reaffirmed the reconciliation among Lebanese after the 1975-90 civil war, before the funeral of a cabinet minister's aide killed last week as political tensions flared....
16:51, 2019-07-05

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....
22:17, 2019-07-23

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....
03:00, 2019-06-15

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...
15:17, 2019-06-12

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....
08:00, 2019-05-28

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....
00:17, 2019-06-28

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.       ...
00:34, 2019-07-23

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 judge approved the settlement with Betson Coin-Op Dist...
06:51, 2019-05-30

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....
18:17, 2019-07-31

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 consumer claims tied to an episode that exposed the sensitive information of more than 148 million people....
15:01, 2019-07-22

U.S. Reaches $1.4 Billion Opioid-Drug Settlement With U.K.'s Reckitt U.K. consumer-goods company Reckitt Benckiser is set to pay $1.4 billion to settle all U.S. investigations into the sales and marketing of an opioid-addiction treatment made by a former subsidiary....
10:34, 2019-07-11

FTC to announce $5 bln 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 over its investigation into the social media company’s handling of user data, two sources briefed on the matter said Monday....
20:51, 2019-07-22

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....
16:51, 2019-08-09

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 throughout California."...
22:34, 2019-06-19

Neymar team denies seeking settlement meeting 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....
20:34, 2019-06-05

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 settlement with the Federal Trade Commission. Facebook coul...
00:51, 2019-05-25

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 requesting answ......
23:51, 2019-07-16

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 Sprint Corp....
16:34, 2019-08-16

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 actions related to a data breach that exposed the person...
20:00, 2019-07-31

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......
11:51, 2019-06-04

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....
19:00, 2019-06-06

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 massiv......
19:51, 2019-07-22

Another wildfire in northern Alberta puts County of Northern Lights on evacuation alert Extremely dry conditions, winds and the advancement of the Notikewin Wildfire lead to residents of another part of northern Alberta being put on evacuation alert Tuesday evening....
05:00, 2019-05-29

Chuckegg Creek wildfire in northern Alberta now 60% held: Alberta government The Alberta government says the massive Chuckegg Creek wildfire that's forced thousands of people to flee their communities over the past two months is now considered 60 per cent held....
10:17, 2019-07-05

US Navy expert: Damage to Japanese-owned oil tanker ‘not consistent with an external flying object hitting the ship’ US NAVY 5th FLEET BASE NEAR FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US Navy expert: Damage to Japanese-owned oil tanker ‘not consistent with an external flying object hitting the ship’ The post US Navy expert: Damage to Japanese-owned oil tanker ‘not consistent with an external flyin...
14:00, 2019-06-19

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 close multiple probes into Equifax by the Federal ...
21:01, 2019-07-22

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....
01:51, 2019-08-10

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 billions of dollars in settlements....
23:00, 2019-06-14

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......
20:17, 2019-07-19

Oklahoma City Council approves settlement in canal death OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Council has approved a $175,000 settlement for the estate of a man who died after being electrocuted in an entertainment district canal. The Oklahoman reports that the council voted Tuesday to settle a claim filed on behalf of the estate of 23-year-old Wesley W...
05:34, 2019-05-23

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....
00:17, 2019-07-24

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 company’s lucrative advertising business. The a...
15:51, 2019-07-24

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....
02:34, 2019-07-20

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 ago, a......
06:51, 2019-07-20

Amazon to Overhaul Marketplace Terms as Part of German Settlement Amazon.com has agreed to change the terms of service on its platforms for third-party sellers around the world, following an investigation in Germany into the e-commerce giant’s practices in its fast-growing marketplace segment....
11:00, 2019-07-17

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....
00:34, 2019-06-17

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......
13:17, 2019-07-02

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 shopping giant to his soon-to-be ex-wife MacKenzie B...
18:34, 2019-06-30

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.       ...
00:34, 2019-07-23

‘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....
06:51, 2019-05-25

'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....
04:17, 2019-06-20

Bayer soars on report of proposed $8 billion Roundup settlement The stock was on track for its best single-day gain in a decade as traders said the settlement report from Bloomberg could relieve pressure on Bayer shares....
15:17, 2019-08-09

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, and some 209,000 payment card numbers and expira...
03:00, 2019-07-23

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....
11:51, 2019-06-30

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 convened in this hamlet Sunday to inaugurate a new...
00:51, 2019-06-18

UPDATE 1-FTC to announce $5 bln 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 Monday....
20:51, 2019-07-22

'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 dozen Israeli residents surrounded by sun-parched fi...
10:34, 2019-06-17

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 culmination of a 2017 complaint brought by the Amer...
04:51, 2019-05-31

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......
15:51, 2019-07-18

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....
01:17, 2019-05-27

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 resident who bought a......
05:00, 2019-08-13

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 this month and said he could seek seats on the compa...
16:34, 2019-08-12

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 Monday....
21:34, 2019-07-22

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....
03:17, 2019-07-24

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....
01:00, 2019-06-07

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 challenging North Carolina’s so-called bathroom b...
06:51, 2019-07-24

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....
23:17, 2019-07-24

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"...
15:17, 2019-06-12

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 companies TicketNetwork and Ticket Galaxy along with th...
04:17, 2019-07-11

Oral Roberts University pays $300K in recruiting settlement TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Department of Justice has announced a settlement with Oral Roberts University in which the school will pay more than $300,000 to resolve whistleblower allegations that it broke federal law in the way it paid a recruiting company. Federal prosecutors said Wednesday the private...
22:17, 2019-06-05

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 negotiated on behalf of the Nexus 6P owners, Chimicles ...
00:34, 2019-06-08

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...
15:17, 2019-07-24

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....
16:34, 2019-06-07

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. The FTC has been investigating allegations Facebook ...
20:17, 2019-07-13

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 monetary costs of the settlement is the degree to which ...
18:17, 2019-07-13

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....
18:00, 2019-05-21

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.        ...
12:17, 2019-07-10

"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 examined his brain. Andrie’s diagnosis was confirmed by ...
19:00, 2019-08-14

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 could result in unprecedented federal oversight of the...
13:51, 2019-07-13

Director Bryan Singer reaches settlement of rape claim SEATTLE (AP) — Movie director Bryan Singer has agreed to pay $150,000 to settle allegations that he raped a then-17-year-old boy on a yacht 15 years ago. Court records show that Singer, whose credits include “Bohemian Rhapsody,” ”Superman Returns” and “The Usual Suspect...
20:17, 2019-06-13

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 announcement to the public that the pool of Equifax settle...
11:17, 2019-08-03

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.       ...
22:00, 2019-07-31

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 from most states....
00:34, 2019-08-07

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....
15:34, 2019-07-08

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 painkiller, has become the first opioid manufacturer to d...
08:51, 2019-06-11

Devastating photos show the damage of Typhoon Lekima, which left at least 44 people dead and forced 1 million to evacuate in China Aly Song/Reuters Typhoon Lekima made landfall in China on August 10, resulting in widespread blackouts and some damaged property. Ahead of the Lekima's arrival, 1 million people were evacuated from their homes and hundreds of flights were canceled across major airports in China. The typhoon also t...
07:34, 2019-08-13

Shipping firm: 21 sailors evacuated off targeted Kokuka Courageous, one slightly injured; ship sustained hull damage DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Shipping firm: 21 sailors evacuated off targeted Kokuka Courageous, one slightly injured; ship sustained hull damage. The post Shipping firm: 21 sailors evacuated off targeted Kokuka Courageous, one slightly injured; ship sustained hull damage appeared first on LEX...
11:34, 2019-06-13

Post Malone's scary plane emergency landing detailed: FAA finds safety issues, significant damage The FAA found that Post Malone's plane that needed to make an emergency landing in August had a bunch of safety violations, according to reports.       ...
19:34, 2019-06-13

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 to pass along: The Bucs sought to keep from publi...
21:17, 2019-05-30

Lawyers pitch plan to include entire U.S. in opioid settlement talks Lawyers representing county and municipal governments accusing drug manufacturers and distributors of fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic proposed a novel plan on Friday that would allow every community nationally to participate in negotiating billions of dollars in settlements....
18:17, 2019-06-14

$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, as well as creditors of his now-defunct movie studio, and the New York State Attorney General’s Office....
16:17, 2019-05-24

Teva Pharmaceuticals Reaches $85 Million Settlement with Oklahoma in Opioid Lawsuit Israel-based Teva Pharmaceuticals has agreed to pay the state of Oklahoma $85 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the state’s attorney general over the company’s involvement in fueling the opioid epidemic....
23:17, 2019-05-26

$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.        ...
07:34, 2019-05-24

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 is “imminent.”...
15:51, 2019-06-05

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....
04:00, 2019-07-06

Neil Armstrong’s family received $6M in wrongful death settlement: report Armstrong’s two sons, Mark and Rick, claimed their father's death was caused by hospital mistreatment, igniting a years-long battle with the hospital, who defended their care, before a hush-hush settlement was finally reached....
05:17, 2019-07-24

UPDATE 4-Equifax's $700 mln data breach settlement spurs 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....
20:51, 2019-07-22

UPDATE 3-U.S. appeals court saves $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....
01:17, 2019-06-07

Equifax's $700 million data breach settlement spurs 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....
21:34, 2019-07-22

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....
03:00, 2019-06-14

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....
03:17, 2019-07-13

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....
04:00, 2019-07-13

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......
07:17, 2019-07-06

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....
09:17, 2019-05-30

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......
09:34, 2019-06-14

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....
19:00, 2019-06-27

$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.        ...
05:51, 2019-05-25

UPDATE 1-HSBC agrees to 300 mln euro settlement of Belgian tax case- prosecutors 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....
13:17, 2019-08-06

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 has proven to be a disaster for hundreds of forme...
01:00, 2019-07-04

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 community and the people who called it home—albeit it for ...
18:17, 2019-06-12

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....
13:34, 2019-08-01

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."...
19:51, 2019-08-09

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....
01:34, 2019-05-23

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....
19:34, 2019-07-06

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 futures may be transacted on CFE's trading system...
18:17, 2019-05-22

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.       ...
07:34, 2019-06-28

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)....
13:17, 2019-06-06

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....
14:34, 2019-08-06

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....
02:17, 2019-07-23

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....
20:00, 2019-07-22

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....
23:00, 2019-06-06