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PG&E Strikes $11 Billion Settlement With Insurers Over Wildfires

PG&E agreed on an $11 billion settlement to resolve all claims by insurance carriers from the 2017 Northern California wildfires and the 2018 Camp Fire....

PG&E Strikes $11 Billion Settlement With Insurers Over Wildfires

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As Wildfires Get Worse, Insurers Pull Back From Riskiest Areas A growing number of Western homeowners are being dropped by their insurance companies, prompting warnings from officials and worries about what comes...
2019-08-20, 20:16

Hurricane Dorian could cost insurers $25 billion: UBS Hurricane Dorian, which battered the Bahamas early on Monday, could cause insurance industry losses of up to $25 billion, according to analysts at UB...
2019-09-02, 15:00

PG&E settles wildfire claims with insurers for $11 billion PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement to resolve most claims by insurance carriers related to 2017 and 2018 wildfires in ...
2019-09-13, 22:00

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 releas...
2019-07-24, 23:32

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 ...
2019-07-12, 22:16

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 ...
2019-07-24, 16:48

FTC Set to Unveil Terms of $5 Billion Facebook Settlement The Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce a settlement with the tech giant over its privacy practices as soon as this week. As part of the...
2019-07-22, 23:00

Facebook's $5 Billion US FTC Settlement Said to Be Announced This Week The US FTC expected to announce a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook as early as this week, two sources briefed on the matter said on Monday...
2019-07-23, 17:48

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...
2019-07-13, 00:16

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 ...
2019-07-22, 20:16

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...
2019-07-13, 02:01

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 ...
2019-07-17, 00:32

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...
2019-06-19, 02:16

U.S. Reaches $1.4 Billion Opioid-Drug Settlement With U.K.'s Reckitt U.K. consumer-goods company Reckitt Benckiser will pay up to $1.4 billion to settle U.S. investigations into whether its former pharmaceuticals unit ...
2019-07-11, 12:48

Google To Pay Billion Dollars For Settlement Over Tax Evasion In France US internet giant Google has agreed a settlement totalling 945 million euros ($1.0 billion) to end a tax dispute in France under an agreement announc...
2019-09-13, 03:00

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 make...
2019-07-02, 14:00

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 sai...
2019-08-10, 09:32

U.S. regulators approve $5 billion Facebook settlement over privacy issues: WSJ The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc this week over its investigation into the social media ...
2019-07-12, 22:32

Bayer soars on report of proposed $8 billion Roundup settlement Bayer shares soared as much as 11% on Friday on a report that the German company has proposed to pay up to $8 billion to settle more than 18,000 U.S...
2019-08-09, 12:00

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.Rea...
2019-07-24, 14:48

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, accor...
2019-07-13, 05:16

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 ...
2019-07-13, 07:32

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...
2019-07-24, 15:32

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...
2019-07-14, 01:32

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

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 bill...
2019-07-02, 13:32

Ray-Ban Maker Strikes $6.1 Billion Deal for European Rival EssilorLuxottica agreed to buy control of European rival GrandVision for about $6.1 billion, in a move that would further cement the Ray-Ban maker’s ...
2019-08-01, 02:32

Blackstone Strikes $18.7 Billion Deal for U.S. Warehouse Network Blackstone is buying a network of U.S. industrial warehouses for $18.7 billion, in the largest private real-estate transaction ever that represents a...
2019-06-03, 03:32

FTC Approves $5 Billion Settlement Against Facebook Over Cambridge Analytica Debacle: Reports The Federal Trade Commission, which has been investigating Facebook in the wake of its massive Cambridge Analytica scandal, has voted to approve levy...
2019-07-12, 23:48

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 w...
2019-07-06, 03:16

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

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 on...
2019-07-06, 13:16

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 wa...
2019-07-06, 08:32

Purdue, Sacklers offer bankruptcy, $10-12 billion for opioid settlement: Report Enlarge / Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and its owners, the Sackler family, are facing hundreds of lawsuits across the country for the compa...
2019-08-28, 17:48

Report: Purdue Pharma Offered $10 to $12 Billion for Opioid Crisis Settlement Purdue Pharma, the company that makes the painkiller OxyContin, is offering to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits over its role fueling the opioid crisi...
2019-08-28, 05:16

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 c...
2019-07-13, 07:48

Google to pay 465 million euros in additional taxes in France, boosting settlement to 1 billion Google said on Thursday it agreed to pay 465 million euros in additional taxes to French authorities, boosting the total settlement to end a fiscal f...
2019-09-12, 17:00

Canadian government agrees to pay a nearly $1 billion settlement for claims of sexual misconduct in the armed forces The Canadian government has agreed to pay a nearly $1 billion settlement to members of the Armed Forces and Department of National Defense who allege...
2019-07-19, 12:48

OxyContin maker negotiating $10 to 12 billion opioid settlement with state, local governments: report The maker of OxyContin—Purdue Pharma, which is owned by members of the Sackler Family--- is reportedly offering a $10 to $12 billion payout to settle...
2019-08-28, 13:48

Advocates, lawmakers blast Facebook $5 billion FTC fine as 'chump change,' slam settlement as meaningless Activists and Democratic lawmakers blasted the Federal Trade Commission's $5 billion fine against Facebook as "chump change" and lambasted the agency...
2019-07-16, 05:32

Puerto Rico's oversight board strikes $35 billion restructuring deal with commonwealth's bondholders The agreement, which is on the framework for the plan of adjustment, provide for more than a 60% average haircut for all $35 billion, a 36% haircut o...
2019-06-17, 05:48

Health Insurers Set to Expand Offerings Under the ACA Insurers are expanding their Affordable Care Act plan offerings for next year, with the once-troubled business now generating profits, even as the ov...
2019-08-22, 18:48

RPT-Hurricane Dorian could cost insurers $25 bln- UBS Hurricane Dorian, which battered the Bahamas early on Monday, could cause insurance industry losses of up to $25 billion, according to analysts at UB...
2019-09-02, 15:32

Watch a film in your self-driving car within two years, insurers say News 11 Sep, 2019 ABI and Thatcham claim limited automated driving could be here in two years, but governments, carmakers and drivers m...
2019-09-11, 09:00

S&P 500, Dow climb as health insurers, financials gain The Dow and S&P 500 rose on Thursday to close at record highs as health insurers gained after the Trump administration scrapped a plan designed to re...
2019-07-11, 23:32

German health insurers urged to end homeopathy refunds The head of the main doctors' association and the SPD's health specialist have called for an end to refunds for homeopathy treatments in Germany. The...
2019-07-11, 11:48

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P 500, Dow climb as health insurers, financials gain The Dow and S&P 500 rose on Thursday to close at record highs as health insurers gained after the Trump administration scrapped a plan designed to re...
2019-07-11, 23:48

Activist groups urge insurers to drop coverage of oil sands pipeline A coalition of 32 environmental and indigenous groups on Thursday urged insurers to stop underwriting the Trans Mountain pipeline to pressure Canada ...
2019-08-08, 16:32

Three untapped opportunities wearables present to health insurers, providers, and employers After a shaky start, wearables like smartwatches and fitness trackers have gained traction in healthcare, with US consumer use jumping from 9% in ...
2019-08-15, 04:00

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 count...
2019-06-18, 19:48

Trump administration proposes requiring hospitals to publish the prices negotiated with insurers The Trump administration is proposing a rule that would require hospitals to publish the prices that are negotiated with insurers or risk being fined...
2019-07-31, 18:32

Leave room for the firetruck: Insurers help design mansions to tame disaster losses Bruce Gendelman wanted a mountainside retreat when he bought 12 acres in Aspen, Colorado. But forest fires that have torched nearby land in recent ye...
2019-08-30, 16:16

Elizabeth Warren's shift puts health insurers in the 2020 Democratic crossfire In reaffirming her support for a new, universal "Medicare for All" program, Elizabeth Warren called for ending the private health insurance industry ...
2019-06-28, 02:48

Final bond insurers join deal over Puerto Rico electric utility debt Two holdout bond insurers have agreed to a previously announced deal to restructure more than $8 billion of revenue bonds issued by Puerto Rico's ban...
2019-09-09, 20:32

North Carolina Regulators Seize Control of Life Insurers Owned by Greg Lindberg North Carolina’s insurance department seized control of a group of troubled life insurers owned by Greg Lindberg, who was arrested in April on federa...
2019-06-28, 00:48

THE AI IN INSURANCE REPORT: How forward-thinking insurers are using AI to slash costs and boost customer satisfaction as disruption looms This is a preview of the AI in Insurance research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all ...
2019-06-24, 06:00

Hurricane Dorian insured losses in Caribbean to range from $1.5 billion to $3 billion: AIR worldwide Insurance industry losses in the Caribbean spurred by Hurricane Dorian will range between $1.5 billion to $3 billion, according to catastrophe risk m...
2019-09-06, 17:32

Purdue Pharma offers $10 billion-$12 billion to settle opioid claims: NBC OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, are offering to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits against the company for $10 billion...
2019-08-27, 21:48

Jeff Bezos Cashes in $1.8 Billion of Amazon Stock, Will Keep $1.4 Billion After Taxes Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon and the world’s richest person, has cashed in $1.8 billion worth of Amazon shares, according to filings with the Se...
2019-08-01, 14:32

Drugmaker Purdue Pharma reportedly offered $10 billion to $12 billion to settle opioid claims Reuters Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, are offering to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits for $10 billion to $12 billion, NBC News r...
2019-08-28, 14:48

Purdue Pharma in discussion on $10 billion-$12 billion offer to settle opioid lawsuits: sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and its owners, the Sackler family, are in discussion to settle more than 2,000 opioid lawsuits against the company ...
2019-08-28, 06:16

Chewy stock IPO raises more than $1 billion. Values company at $8.8 billion Chewy.com, the online pet product retailer owned by PetSmart, priced its IPO at $22 per share Thursday, above the expected range.    ...
2019-06-14, 21:01

Uber Lost Another $5.2 Billion, Has Now Burned $16.2 Billion Since 2016 Uber, a company that uses rich people’s money to subsidize artificially cheap taxi rides provided by underpaid drivers, continued its streak of havin...
2019-08-09, 08:00

Amazon wildfires: Who is to blame? Brazil has lashed out at international critics who are blaming President Jair Bolsonaro for not doing enough to curb massive Amazon fires. Bolsonaro ...
2019-08-23, 03:48

Brazil wildfires put spotlight on deforestation Brazil's official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year. President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without...
2019-08-23, 07:48

Amazon wildfires get some help from US firefighting plane A firefighting plane from California made its way to South America on Friday to help local authorities fight the massive wildfires burning up in part...
2019-08-24, 20:48

Amazon wildfires set to cause irreversible damage By the end of the dry season, the fires in Brazil could spread to other untouched forest areas, threatening the survival of individual tree species. ...
2019-08-27, 19:16

Wildfires rage in Israel during heatwave Firefighters on Thursday battled wildfires that scorched swathes of forests in central Israel, forcing some small towns to be evacuated, during a hea...
2019-05-23, 21:48

Heatwave sparks wildfires in the Arctic The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turned are...
2019-07-22, 16:48

Hotshot crews prepare for wildfires TUCSON — It’s wildfire season and hotshots are working around the clock to make sure Southern Arizona is ready for any wildfires. One of ...
2019-06-24, 05:32

Wildfires rage in the Amazon rainforest As wildfires rage in the Amazon rainforest, global attention has ignited bitter dispute about who is the blame for burning "the lungs of the planet."...
2019-08-23, 19:48

Greece: Villages evacuated as wildfires rage As a major wildfire on the island of Evia continues to spread, rescuers are racing to evacuate hundreds of people. "The only way for this fire to be ...
2019-08-13, 19:32

Portugal Is Using Goats to Prepare for Wildfires, But There's Not Enough Shepherds Portugal, which has been ravaged by wildfires of increasing severity and duration in the era of climate change, is turning back to the goat to clear ...
2019-08-18, 09:32

Wildfires hit central Portugal, 1,000 firefighters mobilized More than 1,000 firefighters battled three blazes sweeping across central Portugal early on Sunday, prompting authorities to partially evacuate a vil...
2019-07-21, 08:16

Multiple wildfires burning in Cochise County TUCSON – Cochise County officials say lighting strikes have sparked several fires south of Benson. Officials say the fires are burning south of...
2019-07-15, 03:16

Firefighters battle wildfires in France after temperatures hit 45.9C Hundreds of firefighters and 10 aircraft have been battling to contain wildfires in southern France after a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking...
2019-06-29, 20:00

Wildfires are cloaking Russian cities in smoke Hundreds of Russian towns and cities are shrouded in heavy smoke from wildfires in Siberia and the Far East, and the blazes appear to be spreading. ...
2019-08-03, 05:48

Smoke from Canadian wildfires drifts into 5 US states HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Smoke from large wildfires in Canada’s Alberta province has drifted into five U.S. states and is causing haze and air qual...
2019-05-31, 17:48

Four more villages evacuated as wildfires rage on in Greece More than 250 firefighters were battling four wildfires on the Greek island of Evia on Friday, with authorities ordering the evacuation of four villa...
2019-07-05, 21:48

Photos: Here’s how the Amazon wildfires and deforestation look from space Fires in the Amazon rainforest show up clearly and ominously in satellite imagery, showing the increased deforestation trends that are putting the pl...
2019-08-23, 01:16

Bolivia president does about-face and will now accept aid to put out wildfires Bolivian President Evo Morales did an about-face on Sunday and said he was now open to international aid to fight the blazes that have engulfed rural...
2019-08-25, 22:48

Smoke from the Alberta wildfires is obscuring the sun in several U.S. cities According to the Twin Cities Branch of the National Weather Service, the lack of sunlight in America's Upper Midwest can be credited to Alberta's wil...
2019-05-31, 04:32

Hundreds of firefighters combat Portugal wildfires Several firefighters have been injured while working to contain wildfires in central Portugal, with the blazes exacerbated by strong wind. Authoritie...
2019-07-21, 08:32

Wildfires wreak havoc from France to Greece With EU air support, nearly 400 firefighters are working to extinguish a blaze on the Greek island of Evia. In France, more than 500 firefighters are...
2019-08-16, 19:32

Wildfires are raging in the Arctic after an unprecedented heatwave The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turn...
2019-07-20, 06:32

'It's a great slogan, but it's not workable:' Health insurers pan Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders health fixes America's Health Insurance Plans and other health-industry groups step up criticism of Biden's public option, Sanders' Medicare for Al...
2019-07-17, 05:00

Arctic wildfires emitted as much CO2 in June as Sweden does in a year Wildfires this year have been at an unusual intensity despite being common in the northern hemisphere between May and OctoberArctic wildfires, some t...
2019-07-12, 19:32

Hawaii governor declares emergency for Maui wildfires Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that forced the evacuations of thou...
2019-07-13, 09:16

| WATCH | Brazil's Bolsonaro blames wildfires on NGOs Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said that non-governmental organisations could be burning down the Amazon rain forest to bring shame on his go...
2019-08-22, 14:48

With wildfires raging, Bolivia seeks help from Supertanker plane Wildfires raging in eastern Bolivia have burned more than 450,000 hectares (1.1 million acres), or roughly an area the size of the U.S. state of Dela...
2019-08-22, 21:48

Villagers, firefighters battle massive wildfires in Portugal VILA DE REI/MACAO, Portugal — Blazes in central Portugal reached houses on Sunday, forcing locals to take matters into their own hands as they tried ...
2019-07-22, 05:32

Hawaii Governor Declares Emergency In Maui For Wildfires Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that forced the evacuations of thou...
2019-07-13, 13:32

Koalas burned in wildfires can now be saved but the treatment is gross With wildfires on the rise, endangered koalas are more threatened than ever, but a new treatment for burned animals offers a ray of hope. We go insid...
2019-06-19, 04:00

10,000 people evacuated, homes destroyed because of Alberta wildfires The Alberta government said hot, dry and windy conditions fueling the northern wildfires aren't going away soon and will make fighting the fires diff...
2019-05-31, 19:16

Heatwave and Wildfires in Alaska as Temperatures Hit 90 Degrees On Independence Day It’s about 80 degrees inside Brian Brettschneider’s Anchorage, Alaska home, but he can’t open up his windows. Smoke is drifting int...
2019-07-06, 01:16

PG&E Knew for Years Its Lines Could Spark Wildfires, and Didn't Fix Them Documents obtained by The Wall Street Journal show that the utility has long been aware that parts of its 18,500-mile transmission system were danger...
2019-07-10, 20:16

Canadian Natural to temporarily shut in oil production due to wildfires Oil and gas producer Canadian Natural Resources Ltd said on Friday it would temporarily shut-in about 65,000 barrels per day (bbl/d) of crude oil pro...
2019-06-01, 04:00

Friday’s air quality forecast for Alberta amid wildfires Special air quality statements remained in place for much of the province on Friday, as smoke from the northern Alberta wildfires made its way south....
2019-05-31, 23:48

Russia has declared a state of emergency over Siberian wildfires Russia has declared a state of emergency in five Siberian regions after a million people signed petitions demanding action on unprecedented wildfires...
2019-07-31, 19:48

Siberian wildfires turn up heat on Russian oil producers Raging Siberian wildfires are forcing Russian oil firms to evacuate workers and suspend drilling, industry sources said, adding to challenges facing ...
2019-08-02, 20:16

Wildfires in Spain as heatwave roasts Europe - but 'worst still to come' Hundreds of firefighters have struggled to contain a major wildfire in northeastern Spain on a day that has seen temperatures continue to soar across...
2019-06-27, 22:48

Hundreds evacuated as Greece fights dozens of wildfires Greek authorities evacuated hundreds of people on the island of Samos, after firefighters fought more than 50 wildfires over the weekend, one of whic...
2019-08-26, 19:16

Portugal: Wildfires continue to rage as winds fan the flames Fires, which earlier had seemed under control, picked up pace later on Monday as winds caused the inferno to spread. So far, 33 injuries have been re...
2019-07-23, 01:16

California regulator considers penalty against PG&E in 2017 wildfires California utilities regulator has opened a case to evaluate and consider penalties against power and gas utility PG&E Corp for its involvement in th...
2019-06-28, 07:16

Strong winds reignite wildfires in central Portugal More than 1,000 firefighters battled wildfires in central Portugal on Monday, forcing the evacuation of several villages as the authorities hoped to ...
2019-07-22, 22:32

Trump offers Putin help with Siberian wildfires: Kremlin U.S. President Donald Trump in a phone call on Wednesday offered his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin assistance in putting out wildfires in Russia...
2019-08-01, 02:48

| UN, France raise concern over Amazon wildfires 'crisis' Paris and the United Nations have called for the protection of the fire-plagued Amazon rainforest as Brazil's right-wing president accused his French...
2019-08-23, 18:48

H&M halts leather purchases from Brazil due to Amazon wildfires H&M, the world's second-biggest fashion retailer, said on Thursday it had stopped purchasing leather from Brazil for the time being due to environmen...
2019-09-05, 19:00

‘Worst of wildfires still to come’ despite Brazil claiming crisis is under control Forestry expert warns annual burning season had yet to fully play out and calls for urgent steps to reduce potential damageThe fires raging in the Br...
2019-08-29, 04:48

H&M Halts Leather Purchases From Brazil After Amazon Wildfires H&M, the world's second-biggest fashion retailer, said on Thursday it had stopped purchasing leather from Brazil for the time being due to environmen...
2019-09-06, 00:00

'Unprecedented': more than 100 Arctic wildfires burn in worst ever season Huge blazes in Greenland, Siberia and Alaska are producing plumes of smoke that can be seen from spaceThe Arctic is suffering its worst wildfire seas...
2019-07-31, 18:48

Heat, wildfires could alter Alaska's forest composition If global warming continues unabated and wildfires become bigger, stronger and burn more frequently among northern climates, scientists worry the com...
2019-08-27, 01:16

Russia declares emergency over huge wildfires in Siberia Raging wildfires have swallowed up an area across Siberia bigger than Belgium, with smoke enveloping cities. Observers and activists slammed the Russ...
2019-07-31, 18:16

Wildfires spread in Catalonia as heatwave grips Spain Wildfires raged on Thursday across nearly 10,000 acres (4,000 hectares) in the northeastern Spanish region of Catalonia and fire fighters said the ar...
2019-06-27, 20:00

Koalas burned in wildfires can be now saved but the treatment is gross With wildfires on the rise, endangered koalas are more threatened than ever, but a new treatment for burned animals offers a ray of hope. We go insid...
2019-06-14, 17:16

The pyrocene has begun: How to tackle a world of raging wildfires Thousands of hectares of Arctic forest is on fire and the effects on human health and the climate could be terrible. Why did this happen and how can ...
2019-08-28, 16:48

Russians demand vast wildfires consuming Siberia be extinguished More than half a million Russians have demanded the authorities do more to tackle vast wildfires in Siberia that environmentalists have dubbed an eco...
2019-07-31, 20:16

Arctic wildfires continue to burn, releasing record amounts of CO2 Wildfires are raging across the Arctic as warm, dry conditions persist across the region. Satellite images have revealed wildfires burning in Alaska,...
2019-07-31, 21:16

Australia wildfires raging like ‘flamethrower’ devour homes, at least 400 evacuated More than one hundred wildfires raging like a “flamethrower” across southeast Australia have razed homes and sent hundreds of citizens fleeing from t...
2019-09-10, 21:00

'Dragon' drones: the flame throwers fighting wildfires with fire Self-igniting eggs dropped by flying gadgets: it sounds scary, but the resulting blazes can limit destructionThe drone propels a stream of flaming ga...
2019-09-05, 05:32

PG&E Shuts Power to California Resort Area to Prevent Wildfires PG&E cut power to customers in a Napa County resort area, the first of what the utility has said will likely be numerous pre-emptive shutdowns this y...
2019-06-09, 19:16

G7 nations close to agreeing on how to fight Amazon wildfires: Macron He said the G7 countries comprising the United States, Japan, Germany, France, Italy, Britain and Canada, were finalizing a possible deal on "technic...
2019-08-25, 19:16

Russia's Putin orders troops to help fight Siberia wildfires Russia's military will join the combat against wildfires raging in Siberia as they rip through several remote regions, Kremlin officials said. The fi...
2019-07-31, 18:16

G7 Countries Commit $40 Million to Help Fight Amazon Rainforest Wildfires (PORTO VELHO, Brazil) — The Group of Seven nations on Monday pledged tens of millions of dollars to help fight raging wildfires in the Amazon a...
2019-08-27, 11:48

Russia's Putin orders army to help battle wildfires in Siberia Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered the army to help firefighters battle wildfires in Siberia but environmentalists said the move w...
2019-07-31, 20:16

Putin hails Trump's bid to warm relations by battling wildfires together US President Donald Trump offered Russian President Vladimir Putin assistance in fighting vast wildfires in Siberia during a phone call on Wednesday,...
2019-08-01, 13:32

Alberta institute wants to share Indigenous solutions to handling wildfires A study based at an institute in Canmore will look to limit and cope with wildfire by studying how First Nations managed fire, modernizing traditiona...
2019-05-22, 14:16

G7 Countries Commit $20 Million to Help Fight Amazon Rainforest Wildfires BIARRITZ, France — G-7 countries have agreed to an immediate $20 million fund to help Amazon countries fight wildfires and launch a long-term g...
2019-08-26, 20:16

Smoke from Amazon wildfires plunges Sao Paulo into darkness in middle of day The largest city in Brazil was suddenly plunged into darkness in the middle of the day on Monday after billowing smoke from ongoing wildfires in the ...
2019-08-21, 18:16

Leonardo DiCaprio-backed fund pledges $5M in aid for Amazon wildfires Leonardo DiCaprio has joined with other philanthropists in pledging $5 million dollars through their environmental foundation to aid the Amazon as ma...
2019-08-25, 22:48

Saskatchewan cabin owners advised how to help prevent wildfires from spreading Parks Canada said simple things like removing yard waste and trimming vegetation around homes are vital in stopping the spread of wildfires this seas...
2019-07-18, 07:16

G7 leaders to hold emergency talks over Amazon wildfires crisis Brazil’s handling of fires to top agenda in Biarritz as France and Ireland threaten to block trade dealAmazon fires: what is happening and is there a...
2019-08-24, 05:16

Russia says Siberian wildfires started on purpose by illegal loggers Russian prosecutors said on Tuesday that some of the vast Siberian wildfires that environmentalists have dubbed a climate emergency were started on p...
2019-08-06, 20:32

'Worst is still to come': Sizzling Europe battles wildfires, health risks Wildfires raged across Catalonia and French authorities stepped up restrictions on water use and driving in cities as swathes of western Europe remai...
2019-06-27, 20:00

Firefighters battle wildfires sweeping parts of central Portugal About 1,800 firefighters struggle to contain blazes that have injured at least 20 people About 1,800 firefighters have been struggling to contain wil...
2019-07-22, 04:48

4 ways to make sure your pet survives tornadoes, wildfires, hurricanes and other disasters Preparing for the worst can help you keep your pets with you, keep them healthy, and maximize the chances of reunification if they must be left behin...
2019-05-21, 15:32

700 Firefighters Tackle Wildfires As Heatwave In Europe Breaks Records Hundreds of firefighters battled on Saturday to contain wildfires in southern France as a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures to p...
2019-06-29, 16:16

Europeans and Egypt send air support as Israel battles wildfires Four European countries and Egypt sent aircraft to help Israel battle wildfires that have forced the evacuation of some small towns, Prime Minister B...
2019-05-24, 15:48

With forest wildfires raging, Bolivia seeks help from SuperTanker plane Bolivian firefighters are still trying to put out wildfires that have already burned more than 650,000 hectares (1.6 million acres) of tropical fores...
2019-08-23, 01:48

| Portugal firefighters control wildfires, but warn of strong winds Portuguese firefighters have been cautiously optimistic that they have largely controlled a massive wildfire in a central region where dozens of peop...
2019-07-22, 18:48

Fighting wildfires with prescribed burns often falls short in US West KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Calif. — The thick scent of smoke hung in the midday air when a trail along the Kings River opened up to an ominous scene...
2019-08-13, 08:32

It's not just California. Wildfires are cloaking Russian cities in smoke Hundreds of Russian towns and cities are shrouded in heavy smoke from wildfires in Siberia and the Far East, and the blazes appear to be spreading. ...
2019-08-01, 21:32

Spain fights wildfires as sweltering heat continues across Europe Blazes continued into Saturday in central and northeastern Spain. In Catalonia, the regional government said they had contained one fire, but were st...
2019-06-30, 03:48

Even animals that thrive in wildfires can’t cope with California’s mega-fires Northern California's raging wildfires have become "too extreme" even for certain types of birds that typically thrive in burned out forests, scienti...
2019-08-07, 18:32

California wildfires 'too extreme' even for birds that thrive in burned out forests Northern California's raging wildfires have become "too extreme" even for certain types of birds that typically thrive in burned out forests, scienti...
2019-08-07, 00:32

Hundreds of firefighters tackle wildfires in Portugal, village evacuated Hundreds of firefighters are currently working to combat serious wildfires in central Portugal that ripped through the region, forcing evacuations on...
2019-07-21, 18:32

‘Unprecedented’ wildfires in the Arctic emitted as much CO2 in June as Sweden does in a year Wildfires in the Arctic last month emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) as all of Sweden does in a year, according to the World Meteorological Organi...
2019-07-21, 14:48

Arctic wildfires in June equivalent to Sweden's annual emissions - U.N. Arctic wildfires, some the size of 100,000 soccer pitches, emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) last month as the country of Sweden does in a whole y...
2019-07-12, 14:32

NASA publishes atlas of 13.3M wildfires spotted from space since 2003 NASA scientists have produced a global wildfire map. Researchers at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center plotted the 13.3 million fires spotted by NASA...
2019-08-08, 18:00

Smoke From Greek Island Ravaged By Wildfires 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 order...
2019-08-13, 21:32

As fall begins in Alaska, wildfires linked to warming rage on Leaves in Alaska are changing color and the rainy season is supposed to begin, but wildfires are raging on in an unusually long and fierce fire seaso...
2019-08-30, 02:16

Portugal's prime minister: wildfires require long-term fight Portugal's prime minister is warning against complacency in the fight against wildfires after huge blazes in 2017 that killed more than 100 people we...
2019-06-17, 17:16

It's not wet everywhere: Record-shattering hot, dry weather sparks drought and wildfires in Southeast While the Plains and Midwest endure drenching rain and record-breaking floods, extreme heat is fueling drought conditions and fires in the Southeast....
2019-05-30, 22:01

Siberian Wildfires and Heatwaves in Alaska: How the Arctic Is Nearing a Point of No Return Many of the globe’s far northern regions have been experiencing extreme weather events over the past two months. Plumes of smoke have been pick...
2019-08-03, 01:00

Trump discusses Siberian wildfires, trade in call with Russia's Putin U.S. President Donald Trump spoke by phone on Wednesday with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss wildfires in Siberia and trade between their...
2019-08-01, 05:48

Trump called Putin and offered to help with Siberian wildfires — only to get shot down: Kremlin President Trump called Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Wednesday and offered to help tackle wildfires that have been raging through Russia’s S...
2019-08-01, 06:32

Wildfires and power cuts plague Europe as heatwave breaks records Hundreds of firefighters battled on Saturday to contain wildfires in southern France as a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures to p...
2019-06-29, 14:32

Record-smashing heat wave bakes Alaska, worsening wildfires Record-smashing heat has scorched Alaska over the past few days, and even worse heat is in store for the week ahead.       ...
2019-07-02, 03:32

Amazon wildfires: Leaders pressure Brazil to quell 'international crisis' Brazil has lashed out at international critics who are blaming President Jair Bolsonaro for not doing enough to curb massive Amazon fires. Bolsonaro ...
2019-08-23, 12:16

Wildfires and Floods Push Russia to Revise Its Stance on Climate Change A double blow of floods and wildfires in Russia this summer is injecting fresh urgency into rethinking the country’s usually skeptical stance toward ...
2019-08-23, 15:48

July was the hottest month ever on Earth. Now massive wildfires are burning across the globe. Scientists say it's no surprise wildfires have broken out after the warmest July on record globally.        ...
2019-08-22, 10:16

Wildfires and power cuts plague Europeans as heatwave breaks records Hundreds of firefighters brought wildfires under control in southern France on Saturday as a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures t...
2019-06-29, 22:01

Giant Heat Dome Over Alaska Fuels Wildfires, Record Temperature All-time heat records are at risk in Alaska in the coming days as a massive and abnormally intense area of high pressure locks in and strengthens ove...
2019-07-04, 10:16

Spain battles biggest wildfires in 20 years as heatwave grips Europe Health officials warn ‘the worst is still to come’, with temperatures expected to exceed 44C in some areasFirefighters battled wildfires at a scale n...
2019-06-27, 21:32

Alaska wildfires sparked by high winds force mandatory evacuations Pilot cars began shepherding motorists through a previously-closed stretch of Alaska’s George Parks Highway for several hours Saturday after hi...
2019-08-18, 23:48

UK gardeners given tips to avoid wildfires as climate crisis raises risk Scores of wildfires mean 2019 has already broken the record set during last year’s heatwavePlant aspen trees, avoid eucalyptus, and have a word with ...
2019-06-22, 09:32

Wave of wildfires in Spain's Galicia cuts roads, villages evacuated Firefighters backed by over a dozen aircraft battled forest blazes raging in Spain's northwestern region of Galicia since Thursday, cutting motorways...
2019-09-06, 17:32

Massive Arctic wildfires emitted more CO2 in June than Sweden does in an entire year Scientists say the smoke plumes, filled with megatons of tiny, harmful particles, could travel to other areas of the world and cause serious respirat...
2019-08-17, 23:32

Brazilian governors say now is 'not the moment to turn down money' as Amazon wildfires rage Brazilian governors are urging President Jair Bolsonaro to accept foreign aid to help combat the raging fires in the Amazon rainforest after he criti...
2019-08-29, 05:16

Brazil bans legal land-clearing fires in wake of Amazon wildfires Brazil’s government is banning most legal fires, used for land-clearing, for at least 60 days in the wake of the massive blazes that ravaged the Amaz...
2019-08-30, 20:16

Record-smashing heat wave bakes Alaska, worsening wildfires and melting sea ice Record-smashing heat has scorched Alaska over the past few days, and even worse heat is in store for the week ahead.       ...
2019-07-01, 19:16

Brazilian President Bolsonaro orders deployment of troops to combat Amazon wildfires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro ordered the deployment of troops to fight the intense wildfires that have engulfed a portion of the Amazon rainfor...
2019-08-25, 00:16

Northern Ontario First Nation declares state of emergency amid nearby wildfires Pikangikum First Nation has declared a state of emergency and is attempting to evacuate hundreds of residents as smoke from a nearby wildfire blows i...
2019-05-30, 23:32

European heatwave: Firefighters battle wildfires in France and Spain after temperatures soar to 45C Hundreds of firefighters are battling to contain wildfires in southern France after a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures to parts...
2019-06-29, 21:48

PM: International action needed to halt 'tragic loss' of Amazon rainforest to wildfires Boris Johnson has said he is "deeply concerned" by wildfires in the Amazon rainforest and has vowed to push for a renewed focus on tackling climate c...
2019-08-23, 17:16

Baked Alaska: record heat fuels wildfires and sends tourists to the beach Anchorage sees 80-degree weather with nearly 120 fires blazing across the stateRecord-breaking heat across Alaska is pushing tourists to beaches, and...
2019-07-03, 09:48

Alberta wildfires: High Level residents unable to return home this weekend Uncertain winds and safety concerns mean the re-entry plan into High Level, after residents were forced from their homes by wildfire nearly two weeks...
2019-06-02, 01:32

Brazilian troops enlisted to fight unprecedented wildfires in Amazon rain forest Thousands of Brazilian troops entered the fight Saturday to battle the worst wildfires in the Amazon in years, even as European leaders huddled to di...
2019-08-25, 10:16

Brazil Deploys Troops to Fight Wildfires After Widespread Outrage at Bolsonaro's Government Brazil has deployed nearly 44,000 soldiers as part of an operation to fight the rampant fires currently burning in much of the Amazon, with officials...
2019-08-25, 23:48

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/...
2019-06-11, 02:48

Donald Trump calls Vladimir Putin 'to offer help on wildfires' – live news White House belatedly confirms conversation after Kremlin tweetDemocratic candidates consider debate falloutSign up for the US briefing and get a new...
2019-08-01, 16:32

Wildfires, flooding wreaking havoc in Russia. Climate change is making it worse Russia's meteorological service says it sees global climate change as a factor behind the wildfires blazing throughout Siberia and the Far East....
2019-08-03, 05:48

Death and broken livelihoods: farmers and wildfires in British Columbia | Joanna Chiu As wildfires increase in intensity, how can farmers safeguard their animals – and their way of life? Two years after wildfires killed the pigs on his...
2019-07-20, 15:32

Wildfires force nearly 5,000 Canadians out of their homes as firefighters continue to battle growing blazes Nearly 5,000 people have been evacuated from their homes in northern Alberta, Canada to escape a monstrous blaze that has reached 200,000 acres, the ...
2019-05-22, 11:00

Bankrupt California utility blamed for deadly wildfires agrees to $11bn payout PG&E to pay insurers of claimants from two years of blazes, including Paradise fire that left 86 dead, in tentative dealA utility company with a hist...
2019-09-14, 10:00

Air quality worsens in eastern Alberta amid wildfires Saturday, advisory lifted in Calgary The thickest smoke on Saturday morning extended from northeastern British Columbia through eastern portions of Whitecourt, Drayton Valley, Red Deer a...
2019-06-02, 01:32

Germany, France, Ireland threaten South American trade deal over Amazon wildfires Brazil is facing global pressure to contain an 80% increase in wildfires in the world's largest rain forest. Berlin has called for guarantees for the...
2019-08-24, 01:48

Europe on 'red alert' as heatwave breaks temperature records, causes wildfires, claims multiple lives Europe has been hit with a record-breaking heatwave, with temperatures hitting over 110 degrees Fahrenheit and already taking several peoples’ lives....
2019-06-29, 18:16

West Coast braces for heat wave, raising fears of wildfires in Northern California Near-record high temperatures are expected to roast the West Coast next week, with gusty winds raising the danger of fire in a region still coping wi...
2019-06-08, 15:48

Alberta wildfires: Trout Lake on evacuation alert; High Level winds shift A remote northern Alberta community was put on evacuation alert due to a new wildfire, as crews further northwest continue to battle the High Level f...
2019-05-27, 18:32

Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers donates helmets to high schools hit by 2018 wildfires Green Bay Packers star Aaron Rodgers announced Thursday he gave more than 300 football helmets to three California high schools which were affected b...
2019-09-05, 16:32

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 fre...
2019-07-31, 23:48

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...
2019-07-24, 19:00

9,000-year-old settlement unearthed A huge Stone Age settlement unearthed outside Jerusalem may have been home to 3,000 people, the Neolithic equivalent of a large city, according to de...
2019-07-17, 23:48

Sources: AB rejected $2M settlement with Taylor Antonio Brown declined to sign a $2 million-plus agreement with Britney Taylor to settle a sexual assault allegation made by the wide receiver's form...
2019-09-15, 20:00

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 F...
2019-07-31, 23:00

Harvey Weinstein accusers could get less than $60G each in settlement Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers will haul in $14 million as part of a proposed $44 million settlement with his sex assault accusers — while most of the al...
2019-05-26, 17:16

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 millio...
2019-07-24, 03:32

FTC approves roughly $5 bln 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 investiga...
2019-07-12, 23:48

Equifax to pay up to $700 million in FTC settlement over security breach Equifax reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and other agencies over allegations stemming from its data security breach.  ...
2019-07-22, 16:00

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 breac...
2019-07-22, 19:48

Equifax to pay at least $575 million in FTC settlement over security breach Equifax will pay at least $575 million in a settlement stemming from one of the biggest data security failures ever.      &...
2019-07-22, 18:16

If You Asked for $125 from the Equifax Settlement, You Need to Verify Your Claim The process to claim your $125 payment from the Equifax breach settlement now has one more step. If you already filed your claim, you may have recei...
2019-09-09, 22:00

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...
2019-07-22, 17:48

$1.5M settlement reached with Scottsdale in child’s death SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A $1.5 million settlement has been reached with the parents of a toddler who died after he was pinned in a Scottsdale fire-s...
2019-09-08, 21:00

InfoWars can't use Pepe the Frog after lawsuit settlement The creator of Pepe the Frog has made it known, several times over, that he didn't want his creation to become a symbol for the far right. That ...
2019-06-11, 14:32

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 releas...
2019-07-25, 02:16

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 m...
2019-07-31, 18:00

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 R...
2019-05-25, 00:16

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 utilit...
2019-06-19, 15:00

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...
2019-07-22, 13:16

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 So...
2019-07-22, 15:32

What is the Flores settlement that the Trump administration has moved to end? The Trump administration on Wednesday announced plans to end a decades-old settlement agreement that had set a 20-day limit for holding children and ...
2019-08-22, 08:16

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...
2019-08-03, 06:48

Paraplegic man sues, says Avenatti kept settlement money SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A paraplegic man previously represented by Michael Avenatti has filed a lawsuit alleging the embattled lawyer didn’t p...
2019-06-13, 22:48

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...
2019-08-01, 04:48

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 rep...
2019-07-16, 19:48

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 restituti...
2019-07-23, 03:32

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...
2019-07-16, 18:16

FTC official: I understand concern over YouTube settlement, but believe it's appropriate The FTC says Google's YouTube will pay $170 million to settle a complaint that it earned millions by illegally collecting personal information f...
2019-09-05, 12:32

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 persona...
2019-07-25, 03:16

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 sc...
2019-05-30, 18:00

Kansas doctor to pay near $6M settlement for false billings WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Wichita cardiologist has agreed to pay $5.8 million to settle claims that he and his medical group imp...
2019-05-30, 17:32

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 sl...
2019-08-07, 06:00

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 a...
2019-07-23, 08:32

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 ...
2019-07-23, 22:16

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 ...
2019-07-12, 23:16

Purdue settlement falls short for some in Ohio Ohio has been hit hard by the opioid crisis and residents in Barberton say the settlement with Purdue Pharma will do little to alleviate the opioid e...
2019-09-12, 02:00

Indivior says Reckitt settlement in U.S. unrelated to its cases Drugmaker Indivior Plc said on Thursday its former parent Reckitt Benckiser's $1.4 billion settlement with authorities in the United States was separ...
2019-07-11, 22:01

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 ad...
2019-07-11, 10:01

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 rep...
2019-07-16, 20:32

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 cons...
2019-05-22, 22:48

NYPD says two strikes are enough to ban MTA pervs The NYPD says if city transit pervs are convicted of subway crimes twice, it’s enough to get them banned from the MTA for life, The Post has learned....
2019-09-11, 05:32

Three injured in suspected attack near Israeli settlement: military Three people were injured in a Palestinian attack near an Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank, according to early reports by the Israeli mil...
2019-08-23, 11:48

Judge Approves Settlement Allowing CVS-Aetna Merger A federal judge on Wednesday approved a Justice Department settlement that allowed CVS Health’s nearly $70 billion acquisition of health insurer Aetn...
2019-09-05, 14:32

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 ...
2019-06-12, 19:32

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 investme...
2019-06-27, 20:48

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 w...
2019-06-05, 23:32

Equifax to Pay at Least $650 Million in Largest Data-Breach Settlement Ever The agreement, which requires court approval, would end an array of state, federal and consumer claims tied to an episode that exposed the sensitive ...
2019-07-22, 19:48

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 repo...
2019-07-23, 07:48

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 Tr...
2019-05-22, 20:16

How Equifax's $700 million settlement could end up compensating you for ID theft Equifax reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and other agencies over allegations stemming from its data security breach.  ...
2019-07-22, 18:16

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 investigat...
2019-07-22, 21:01

Equifax settlement 2019: How to protect yourself beyond a credit freeze Putting a deep freeze on your three major credit reports is a good way to block fraudsters from opening loans in your name. But it’s incomplete...
2019-07-22, 16:00

AutoZone agrees to $11M settlement over hazardous waste disposal A statement from the California Attorney General's Office said inspections "revealed that AutoZone allowed its customers to deposit hazardous automot...
2019-06-19, 22:32

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 memb...
2019-06-04, 11:32

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 ...
2019-07-24, 11:32

Google will pay $170M in settlement over children's privacy on YouTube Google agreed to a record-setting $170 million settlement with federal and state regulators over allegations YouTube, its subsidiary, illegally gathe...
2019-09-04, 20:00

Equifax to pay potentially as much as $700 million in 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. r...
2019-07-22, 14:32

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 s...
2019-07-23, 22:32

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...
2019-07-23, 03:32

Consumers must deal with more red tape to get cash from Equifax settlement If you were among the first to file a claim for the Equifax data breach settlement and were hoping for cash, new steps have been added to the process...
2019-09-11, 09:00

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 rep...
2019-07-16, 20:32

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

What does Equifax's $700M settlement over its data breach mean for you? Equifax reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and other agencies over allegations stemming from its data security breach.  ...
2019-07-23, 00:32

U.S. judge approves novel framework for opioid settlement talks A federal judge on Wednesday approved the substance of a proposal by lawyers representing cities and counties suing drug companies over the U.S. opio...
2019-09-12, 03:32

Cop’s $5M settlement didn’t make cut in NYPD-misconduct database A city database meant to shed light on police-misconduct settlements is missing the largest deal struck in the first three months of the year — even ...
2019-09-16, 05:32

Purdue Pharma says settlement talks in opioid cases not over OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and lawyers representing local governments both said they're interested in continuing negotiations to settle lawsu...
2019-09-10, 04:32

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 settl...
2019-05-28, 05:48

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 ‘...
2019-06-17, 01:32

UPDATE 1-Zell, other former Tribune executives reach $200 mln 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 o...
2019-06-12, 22:48

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 o...
2019-06-12, 23:16

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...
2019-07-31, 19:16

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...
2019-08-16, 13:00

Creator of Pepe the Frog Wins $15,000 Settlement From InfoWars Matt Furie, the comic artist who created the character known as Pepe the Frog, has settled a lawsuit against Alex Jones’ conspiracy outlet InfoWars f...
2019-06-11, 15:16

Pixel Owners: Submit Your Settlement Claim Now to Receive up to $500 A few months ago, Google agreed to pay $7.25 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over faulty microphones on the original Pixel and Pixel XL smar...
2019-08-14, 05:00

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 In...
2019-05-22, 01:32

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 A...
2019-05-30, 18:32

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 person...
2019-05-25, 09:48

Jamar Clark’s advocates call for $20M death settlement MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Advocates for Jamar Clark, who was fatally shot by police in 2015, are demanding that the city of Minneapolis settles a lawsuit br...
2019-05-21, 15:48

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 st...
2019-05-30, 22:48

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 nu...
2019-07-31, 18:01

Pepe the Frog creator wins $15,000 settlement against Infowars Victory is latest in a string of legal actions by Matt Furie, who is seeking to halt the co-option of his cartoon by the far rightMatt Furie, the car...
2019-06-13, 12:32

Chicago's Giolito strikes out 11 in win over Royals Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Lucas Giolito recorded a career-high 11 strikeouts in Saturday's 2-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals at Kauffm...
2019-06-09, 04:00

Hurricane Barry: What you need when disaster strikes Your smartphone can be your lifeline — with back-battery charger and life-saving apps. You also need some other gadgets.   ...
2019-07-12, 03:16

|Numsa:ReverseSAAchiefresignationorface'indefinite'strikes Numsa says bureaucratic red tape and frustration forced SAA Chief Executive Vuyani Jarana to quit his job and demand that his resignation be rescinde...
2019-06-05, 20:16

Trump says Iran strikes would not have been 'proportionate' The US president said he did not greenlight strikes on Iran because he was told 150 people would have been killed. The US has also reportedly called ...
2019-06-21, 21:48

Air strikes hit around Yemen's capital: TV, residents Planes from the Saudi-led military coalition fighting in Yemen bombed areas around the capital Sanaa on Thursday, residents and the Houthi-run Al-Mas...
2019-06-13, 12:00

MLB roundup: Scherzer strikes out 15 in Nats win Nationals ace Max Scherzer allowed just one run and three hits with a season-high 15 strikeouts over eight masterful innings as Washington defeated t...
2019-06-03, 14:00

'Travis Strikes Again' comes to PC and PS4 on October 17th You won't have to own a Switch to play a modern take on the No More Heroes universe. Suda51's Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes Complet...
2019-08-18, 03:00

Hurricane Dorian: What you need when disaster strikes Your smartphone can be your lifeline – with back-battery charger and life-saving apps. You also need some other gadgets.   ...
2019-08-29, 17:16

Scherzer strikes out 14 as Nationals top Tigers, 2-1 DETROIT (AP) — Max Scherzer struck out 14 against his former team and Anthony Rendon homered for the second straight game as the Washington Nationals...
2019-06-30, 22:32

Qualcomm strikes new licensing deal with LG Qualcomm Inc said on Tuesday that it has entered into a new five-year patent license agreement with LG Electronics Inc to develop, manufacture and se...
2019-08-20, 17:16

Equifax settlement claims: The FTC says watch out for fake websites trying to scam you Following the Equifax data breach, you can submit a claim to cover the cost of protecting yourself from identity theft, but be wary of scammers. ...
2019-07-31, 18:00

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 ...
2019-06-07, 15:16

Delegation seeks settlement of Dakota Access protest costs BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s congressional delegation is calling on President Donald Trump’s administration to address the state&...
2019-06-11, 20:00

Retired Oklahoma judge to mediate opioid settlement funds NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A former Oklahoma State Supreme Court justice will attempt to resolve a dispute over how to disburse an $85 million settlement o...
2019-06-18, 16:32

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...
2019-07-24, 00:16

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 identit...
2019-07-24, 04:16

Blockchain startup agrees to $23M settlement over allegedly fraudulent tokens The US’ top financial watchdog has settled with Dallas-based blockchain startup Bitqyck Inc. over allegations it fraudulently sold shares of company ...
2019-08-30, 17:16

Jordan Valley settlement officially approved by Israeli lawmakers Israeli lawmakers have given the go-ahead to a small settlement in the West Bank, following an election campaign pledge from PM Benjamin Netanyahu to...
2019-09-16, 05:00

Settlement reached over San Francisco's notorious sinking luxury tower Deal marks end of legal battle between homeowners, 58-storey structure’s developer and neighboring construction projectA tentative settlement has bee...
2019-08-30, 22:48

Sacklers vs. States: Settlement Talks Stumble Over Foreign Business The Sackler family is willing to give up Purdue Pharma to settle all claims related to the opioid crisis, but is resisting a quick sale of its overse...
2019-08-31, 01:16

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 pitc...
2019-06-14, 22:00

Wealth Matters: 4 Tax Strategies That Could Make a Divorce Settlement Easier Divorce negotiations are never easy, and they became more complicated this year, thanks to the tax overhaul. Here are four tips for taxpayers to cons...
2019-05-21, 20:16

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 ...
2019-08-03, 03:48

Lawyers seek $26 million in Volkswagen U.S. fuel economy settlement Lawyers for owners of 98,000 Volkswagen AG U.S. vehicles that had fuel economy labels that overstated efficiency will ask a U.S. judge for $26 millio...
2019-09-02, 04:48

'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 worl...
2019-06-17, 11:16

'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, accord...
2019-06-20, 02:16

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 r...
2019-06-12, 18:00

Israel's Netanyahu names new Golan settlement 'Trump Heights' Israel's cabinet has visited the Golan Heights to inaugurate the country's controversial new settlement. In March, Trump recognized the territory tha...
2019-06-17, 03:16

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 foun...
2019-06-11, 06:16

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 settleme...
2019-06-17, 18:01

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 ent...
2019-05-23, 02:00

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 compl...
2019-06-08, 03:16

Brazil senate approves transfer of rights oil settlement with Petrobras Brazil's Senate on Tuesday night approved an amended transfer of rights agreement settling a dispute over pre-salt oil fields between the government...
2019-09-04, 02:32

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...
2019-07-24, 02:48

Feds seek portion of Oklahoma’s $270M opioid settlement OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The federal government is seeking a portion of Oklahoma’s $270 million settlement with Purdue Pharma that stemmed from the...
2019-06-27, 18:32

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...
2019-07-20, 10:16

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...
2019-07-18, 05:32

Arizona Attorney General: settlement reached in data breach PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Attorney General’s office says a settlement has been reached in the first health care data breach lawsuit involving ...
2019-06-05, 07:32

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 person...
2019-07-22, 19:32

These engineers and tech execs want to create a peaceful lunar settlement A group of Silicon Valley tech executives and engineers want to create a peaceful, multinational lunar settlement. According to Bloomberg, the San Fr...
2019-09-06, 06:32

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...
2019-07-17, 11:00

Catholic school fires teacher for same-sex marriage, reaches settlement The high school was under pressure from its local archdiocese to ensure that all teachers are living according to church teachings.   ...
2019-07-10, 05:16

An Indiana Catholic school fired a gay teacher for same-sex marriage. Now, a settlement Indianapolis Cathedral High School was under pressure from its local archdiocese to ensure that all teachers are living according to church teachings...
2019-07-10, 19:32

Purdue OxyContin settlement would rank among largest in pharma history OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP has reached a tentative multibillion-dollar agreement with some plaintiffs aimed at settling thousands of lawsuits o...
2019-09-12, 05:00

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...
2019-06-30, 06:32

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 wi...
2019-06-30, 16:32

‘Overwhelming hopelessness’: city says opioids crisis settlement won’t fix things Akron officials say no amount of money will restore families and institutions upended by prescription painkillers like OxyContinThe tentative settlem...
2019-09-12, 17:00

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative settlement in opioid lawsuits Purdue Pharma has reached a deal for up to $12 billion to settle the thousands of lawsuits it faced for the role its notorious painkiller OxyContin p...
2019-09-12, 10:32

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 ...
2019-07-20, 02:48

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 peopl...
2019-07-20, 09:00

Dad reaches historic paid leave settlement with JPMorgan Chase JPMorgan Chase on Thursday agreed to pay a bombshell $5 million to hundreds of men who claimed they weren’t given the same paid leave as women ...
2019-05-30, 23:00

‘Heartbroken’: Weinstein Accusers Say $44 Million Settlement Lets Him Off the Hook Two actresses who have sued the movie producer said they would not sign on, jeopardizing the proposed deal. Others expressed anger and disappointment...
2019-05-25, 05:48

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 mult...
2019-05-26, 20:48

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 New...
2019-07-08, 16:32

Mallinckrodt Agrees to $30 Million Settlement in Ohio Opioid Litigation Mallinckrodt said it had tentatively agreed to a settlement package worth $30 million to resolve opioid-crisis lawsuits brought by two Ohio counties,...
2019-09-07, 15:32

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative opioid settlement with some: sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP reached a tentative agreement with some plaintiffs to resolve litigation over its alleged role in fueling the U.S. o...
2019-09-12, 03:32

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, accordi...
2019-07-11, 00:32

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 yo...
2019-08-13, 05:32

Lawyers representing consumers in the Equifax settlement could get up to $77.5 million. Is that fair? As is often the case in a class-action lawsuit settlement, consumers — the folks who bear the brunt of whatever corporate misdeed that is uncovered —...
2019-08-08, 18:00

Equifax data breach settlement: How to unfreeze your credit report As the largest-ever settlement for a data breach heads toward court approval, you may want to consider unfreezing your credit report. Here's how...
2019-07-23, 00:32

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 e...
2019-08-06, 22:32

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 ...
2019-06-06, 22:32

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 ...
2019-08-12, 19:00

Officials: Saudi Arabia pushes for settlement in south Yemen Yemeni officials say Saudi Arabia is pushing for a settlement between the internationally recognized government and southern separatists backed by th...
2019-09-05, 23:32

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...
2019-07-23, 03:48

"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 deat...
2019-08-14, 19:32

At least 16 states reject settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma WASHINGTON NBC — Top legal officials in 27 states and territories and lawyers for more than 2,000 cities and counties announced Wednesday they had ag...
2019-09-13, 00:00

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 defen...
2019-07-24, 20:48

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 investigatio...
2019-07-22, 21:01

Deadly tornado strikes El Reno, Oklahoma The deadly tornado leveled a motel and tore through the mobile home park near Oklahoma City overnight        ...
2019-05-26, 20:00

6.8-magnitude earthquake strikes off of Indonesia, kills 1 One person died of a heart attack amid the panic in the province of Banten on Java and at least four others were injured, Indonesia's disaster mitiga...
2019-08-03, 07:32

Khartoum banks shuttered on second day of opposition strikes Banks in the Sudanese capital Khartoum were closed on Wednesday on the second day of strikes organized by protest and opposition groups to pressure m...
2019-05-30, 00:16

Deadly earthquake strikes southern China At least 11 people have been reported killed and more than 120 injured after an earthquake hit Sichuan province. The epicenter was outside a city hom...
2019-06-18, 07:48

Van Eyk strikes out 9, Florida State beats Georgia 12-3 ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — CJ Van Eyk struck out nine in eight innings, Mike Salvatore had three hits including a homer, and Florida State beat Georgia 12-3 ...
2019-06-02, 06:48

US Strikes Terrorists In Syria, Officials Say 40 Killed US forces attacked jihadist leaders in Syria Saturday, the Pentagon said, in what a battlefield monitor called a missile strike that left at least 40...
2019-08-31, 22:48

Strong earthquake strikes northern Peru An earthquake with a magnitude as high as 8.0 stuck northern Peru in the early hours of Sunday morning, the United States Geological Survey reported....
2019-05-26, 13:48

United Airlines Strikes MAX Flights Into December United Airlines is extending cancellations of flights on the Boeing 737 MAX, but still plans to resume service with the grounded aircraft before Chri...
2019-08-30, 23:48

Mystery serial pooper strikes in Japan Tokyo authorities are searching for a mystery pooper who repeatedly has left feces in the same shopping district, a report said. The male perpetrator...
2019-07-11, 21:16

6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Eastern Indonesia An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck in eastern Indonesia on Monday, the European monitoring agency said, but there were no immediate report of any ...
2019-06-17, 09:00

Barnes strikes twice as Clarets sink sorry Saints "Ashley Barnes struck twice as Burnley beat Southampton 3-0 in a meeting of two of last season\u0027s Premier League strugglers at a wet and windswep...
2019-08-10, 20:00

Magnitude 7.3 earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia A 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck the eastern Indonesian island of Halmahera, which is part of the country's eastern Maluku island chain, the U.S. Ge...
2019-07-14, 19:16

Strasburg strikes out 11, Nationals hold off Braves 5-4 ATLANTA (AP) — Stephen Strasburg matched his season high with 11 strikeouts in seven innings and the Washington Nationals took the lead on three stra...
2019-05-29, 07:32

Severe weather strikes town NE of Indianapolis An Indiana town was heavily damaged by storms late Monday, including reports of two tornadoes. Emergency officials say about 4,000 people lost power ...
2019-05-28, 22:16

Early Cherries strikes doom Villa "Joshua King and Harry Wilson both netted in the opening 12 minutes to put Bournemouth in control at Villa Park, with Douglas Luiz\u0027s second-half...
2019-08-18, 01:00

Turkish strikes kill 2 PKK militants, 'neutralize' 3 others Turkish officials said Thursday an airstrike has killed two leaders of the Kurdistan Workers' Party, which is considered by most Western governments ...
2019-08-08, 22:00

Tim Tebow strikes out versus position player Tim Tebow has struggled with the Syracuse Mets, but this could be a new low. Tebow, who is hitting .156 with the Mets’ Triple-A squad, struck o...
2019-05-29, 09:00

American Inventiveness Strikes Again With Digital Fur Technology A bit from Jerry Seinfeld mocks scientists dedicating years to the development of seedless watermelon. He would have a field day with the innovation ...
2019-07-19, 20:32

Alvelo strikes out 16; Washington tops Oklahoma St 1-0 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Taran Alvelo struck out 16 in a complete-game shutout, and Washington defeated Oklahoma State 1-0 in a Women’s College Wor...
2019-06-02, 06:48

Monsoon 2019 strikes hard for some Tucsonans TUCSON – In what’s been an almost silent start to monsoon 2019, Mother Nature finally picked up some steam. Scattered storms developed ar...
2019-07-23, 07:16

American Air strikes deal to buy new Airbus Jet: source American Airlines will become first U.S. airline to order new Airbus A321XLR, according to a source familiar with details of the agreement. CNBC'...
2019-06-19, 17:00

EPA strikes Obama-era clean energy rule The Environmental Protection Agency rolled back Obama-era clean energy standards Wednesday, saying the old rules would have been too costly for low- ...
2019-06-19, 22:48

Subway saboteur may be ramping up frequency of his strikes He’s a real jerk! Police on Thursday released a photo of the brake-yanking scoundrel who has been disrupting subways during rush hour — causing more ...
2019-05-24, 06:48

Germany's firefighters on the decline as aging strikes Fire departments are struggling to find new recruits — crucial for a country where 95% of the firefighters are volunteers. Without them, Germany coul...
2019-08-25, 19:48

Paris hit by anti-Macron transport strikes Public transport workers in France's capital, Paris, have walked off the job in protest over a planned pension reform. It is the first major action a...
2019-09-14, 00:32

| Trump says he called off Iran strikes at last minute President Donald Trump said Friday the United States was "cocked and loaded" to strike Iran but pulled back at the last minute because it would not h...
2019-06-22, 00:00

US 'approved strikes on Iran,' then suddenly called them off President Trump had approved air strikes in retaliation for Tehran's downing of an US drone, US media reported. A decision to pull back allegedly too...
2019-06-21, 07:32

They Each Backed Off Strikes: Trump in ’19, Obama in ’13, Clinton in ’98 The immediate comparison was to Barack Obama’s decision not to attack Syria. But the closer one might be to a last-minute choice by Bill Clinton over...
2019-06-22, 07:32

Supreme Court Strikes Down Tennessee Liquor Law The law barred newcomers to the state from operating liquor stores. The justices based their decision on the 21st Amendment, which ended Prohibition....
2019-06-27, 18:48

Tom Cotton said retaliatory strikes against Iran were ‘warranted’ Sen. Tom Cotton on Sunday said militarily strikes against Iran last week were “warranted” and urged the administration to be skeptical when dealing w...
2019-06-24, 09:00

Buehler strikes out 11 as Dodgers sweep Marlins, 9-0 Walker Buehler struck out 11 over seven innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers hit a trio of home runs to complete a three-game sweep of the Miami Marli...
2019-07-22, 03:32

Strikes bring Hong Kong to a standstill Hong Kong was hit by widespread strikes Monday that brought chaos to much of the city's transport network, including Hong Kong International Airport,...
2019-08-06, 08:32

Verlander strikes out 12, Astros beat Rangers 4-3 Justin Verlander struck out 12 in six solid innings, four Houston players hit solo home runs and the Astros held on to beat the Texas Rangers 4-3 &#...
2019-07-20, 09:16

Scherzer strikes out season-high 15 in 4-1 win over Reds CINCINNATI (AP) — Max Scherzer struck out a season high 15, allowing three hits over eight innings to lead the Washington Nationals over Cincinnati 4...
2019-06-02, 23:48

Convicted rapist killer strikes again in NYC after getting out of jail A convicted rapist killer who strangled a teen in 1981 and was suspected of cutting out the eyes out of an earlier victim has been arrested on a new ...
2019-09-08, 08:16

Nike strikes deal to put NYC logos on apparel Just do it! City Hall and sneaker giant Nike have inked a two-year deal that gives the company the right to use New York City’s famed iconograp...
2019-08-20, 20:48

Air strikes kill 18 in Syria's Idlib: Observatory Air strikes killed at least 18 people, including seven children, in rebel-held Idlib region in northwestern Syria on Sunday, the Syrian Observatory f...
2019-07-22, 01:48

Air strikes kill 11 in Syria's Idlib: Observatory Air strikes killed at least 11 people in rebel-held northwestern Syria on Sunday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported, and the Syrian st...
2019-07-21, 23:16

Saudi Arabia Strikes Deal to Buy U.S. Natural Gas Saudi Arabia has agreed to purchase U.S. liquefied natural gas from Sempra Energy, a new strategic direction for the kingdom as it seeks to establish...
2019-05-22, 07:48

The ‘challenger’s curse’ strikes John Brennan Draw deprives John Brennan of Area title. Simon Euan-Smith reports from ringside The post The ‘challenger’s curse’ strikes John Bre...
2019-07-02, 15:48

How to prepare home for wildfires with Home Ignition Zone TUCSON- As the summer heat increases, fire officials are sharing tips to protect your home as wildfires spark up. “If somebody were to you know...
2019-06-21, 03:16

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 bloat...
2019-08-01, 15:16

Deutsche Bank to pay Vestia 175 million euros settlement in derivatives suit Dutch housing cooperation Vestia said on Friday Deutsche Bank would pay it 175 million euros ($197 million) to settle claims the German bank had imp...
2019-07-12, 16:32

Immigration attorney worries as White House aims to end Flores Settlement TUCSON — The Flores Settlement is a more than a two-decade-old federal policy that limits how long U.S. Immigration officials can detain migran...
2019-08-24, 11:16

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 ...
2019-06-14, 05:16

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 & J...
2019-06-27, 22:16

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 c...
2019-07-13, 01:48

Toys R Us workers win $2 million severance settlement year after stores closed A judge approved the settlement for 33,000 former Toys R Us employees who lost their jobs last year when the toy chain closed all stores.  ...
2019-06-28, 06:00

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...
2019-07-03, 22:48

Riot Games closes a chapter with sexual harassment lawsuit settlement League of Legends maker Riot Games closed a sorry chapter of its history with the settlement of a class-action lawsuit for alleged sexual harassment....
2019-08-24, 10:48

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 harme...
2019-07-22, 21:01

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...
2019-07-24, 04:16

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 sa...
2019-08-10, 09:32

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma reportedly offering opioid settlement up to $12B OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is reportedly offering a settlement worth up to $12 billion to resolve claims over its role in the opioid crisis. ...
2019-08-27, 23:16

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 goin...
2019-07-23, 00:48

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 prose...
2019-08-06, 13:32

UPDATE 2-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 pitc...
2019-06-14, 23:16

UPDATE 3-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 c...
2019-07-12, 23:48