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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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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...
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14:00, 08/15/2019

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. ...
22:14, 08/02/2019

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...
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18:42, 07/21/2019

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01:14, 08/18/2019

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...
07:14, 07/21/2019

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 ...
23:56, 08/13/2019

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...
22:14, 08/25/2019

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...
03:28, 07/06/2019

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03:56, 07/21/2019

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02:14, 08/23/2019

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...
02:14, 07/20/2019

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19:14, 06/29/2019

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15:42, 08/28/2019

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14:56, 08/28/2019

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...
17:42, 07/12/2019

No One Can Agree on How to Price California Home Insurance for Wildfires Finding home insurance in wildfire-prone parts of California is getting more difficult and more expensive. No one can agree on how to make it any eas...
21:00, 09/16/2019

| 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...
15:56, 08/23/2019

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19:42, 08/28/2019

Indonesian Wildfires Choke Region in Blanket of Smoke Thousands of fires, most of them set to clear land for plantations that make palm oil, created thick clouds of smoke that disrupted air travel and si...
11:56, 09/17/2019

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13:28, 08/22/2019

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07:56, 08/27/2019

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...
04:42, 08/27/2019

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15:28, 06/14/2019

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03:00, 06/26/2019

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...
23:14, 07/22/2019

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22:14, 09/18/2019

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...
02:56, 07/06/2019

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...
01:28, 08/01/2019

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...
13:28, 06/27/2019

Arctic wildfires raging amid record heatwave Wildfires have broken out across the arctic circle. The infernos currently raging throughout parts of Alaska, Greenland, and bits of northern Siberia...
04:14, 07/28/2019

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...
16:56, 05/31/2019

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...
10:28, 07/13/2019

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 ...
05:00, 07/22/2019

Russia declares emergency over huge wildfires in Siberia Raging wildfires have swallowed up an area bigger that the state of Belgium across Siberia, with smoke enveloping cities. Observers and activists sla...
02:14, 07/31/2019

'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...
22:56, 07/26/2019

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...
19:56, 07/31/2019

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...
09:28, 07/13/2019

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....
01:42, 06/01/2019

More than 100 wildfires rage across Mexico as authorities declare EMERGENCY MEXICO has declared an environmental emergency across Mexico City as smoke from more than 100 wildfires raised air pollution to potentially harmful l...
02:00, 05/16/2019

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 ...
21:42, 07/22/2019

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...
17:56, 06/18/2019

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...
06:14, 06/01/2019

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 ...
19:56, 08/02/2019

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...
22:56, 09/05/2019

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...
22:56, 06/27/2019

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...
20:56, 09/05/2019

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...
08:00, 06/28/2019

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...
19:28, 08/08/2019

PM 'deeply concerned' at Amazon wildfires and calls for international action Boris Johnson is "deeply concerned" by wildfires in the Amazon rainforest and has vowed to push for a renewed focus on tackling climate change at the...
14:14, 08/23/2019

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. ...
22:42, 08/01/2019

Endangered frogs delay cleanup in city ravaged by wildfires Fears of harming an endangered frog species have forced crews to delay cleaning debris from about 800 properties in Paradise, angering some residents...
05:00, 05/11/2019

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...
22:15, 08/13/2019

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...
20:14, 08/23/2019

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...
22:14, 07/30/2019

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...
21:28, 08/07/2019

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...
03:28, 08/23/2019

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...
01:28, 08/01/2019

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,...
02:28, 07/26/2019

Dolly Parton honored by FBI for donation to Gatlinburg wildfires victims Dolly Parton was honored by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) over the weekend for her donations to hundreds of families who lost their homes...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Wildfires: blazes rage in Arctic during severe heatwave – video The Arctic Circle is suffering from an unprecedented number of wildfires in the latest sign of a climate crisis. With some blazes the size of 100,000...
04:14, 07/27/2019

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

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...
01:57, 08/13/2019

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...
17:28, 07/31/2019

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...
09:28, 08/07/2019

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,...
21:56, 08/01/2019

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 ...
06:42, 08/22/2019

Jump in wildfires means smoke’s health impact will spread BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Climate change in the Western U.S. means more intense and frequent wildfires churning out waves of smoke that scientists say w...
12:00, 06/25/2019

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...
16:42, 05/20/2019

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...
21:00, 07/21/2019

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...
05:14, 06/30/2019

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...
11:28, 08/27/2019

| 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...
20:28, 07/22/2019

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...
04:42, 07/18/2019

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...
15:42, 06/29/2019

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...
04:28, 08/30/2019

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...
18:42, 09/10/2019

‘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...
04:00, 07/21/2019

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...
13:00, 05/24/2019

'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...
01:00, 09/05/2019

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...
22:42, 08/26/2019

Spain approves 774 million euro help package after floods, wildfires The Spanish government on Friday approved a set of measures valued at 774 million euros ($850 million) to help the municipalities affected by deadly ...
16:28, 09/20/2019

'The 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...
17:42, 06/27/2019

PG&E's Radical Plan to Prevent Wildfires: Shut Down the Power Grid When dangerously high winds arise this year, the utility says it will black out fire-prone areas that are home to 5.4 million people. No U.S. utility...
20:14, 04/28/2019

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...
00:56, 07/22/2019

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...
02:28, 05/22/2019

'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...
18:42, 06/27/2019

Norbord temporarily halts Alberta mill production following wildfires Norbord Inc said on Tuesday it suspended production at its oriented strand board (OSB) mill in High Level, Alberta, to comply with evacuation orders ...
21:42, 05/21/2019

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...
18:56, 07/12/2019

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...
22:42, 08/25/2019

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...
23:28, 08/25/2019

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...
21:00, 06/09/2019

G7 leaders agree plan to help Amazon countries fight wildfires Macron says $20m fund and long-term initiative to protect rainforest agreed on in BiarritzThe G7 countries have agreed to an immediate $20m (£16m) ai...
19:56, 08/26/2019

Firefighters, army battle wildfires threatening homes at Croatia coast Firefighters and Croatian army forces on Saturday joined a battle against wildfires threatening homes and wind power plants near the coastal Adriatic...
00:42, 07/28/2019

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...
14:42, 09/06/2019

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....
21:14, 05/30/2019

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...
10:28, 07/04/2019

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 ...
07:14, 06/22/2019

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...
02:14, 08/03/2019

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.       ...
03:28, 07/02/2019

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 ...
07:00, 08/23/2019

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...
21:14, 06/29/2019

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...
18:28, 06/17/2019

Portugal’s prime minister: wildfires require long-term fight LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal’s prime minister is warning against complacency in the fight against wildfires after huge blazes in 2017 that ...
18:28, 06/17/2019

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...
13:42, 06/29/2019

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...
11:28, 08/18/2019

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...
16:42, 08/17/2019

Leonardo DiCaprio, other celebrities share old, inaccurate photos of Amazon wildfires As the world focuses its attention on the crisis of fires engulfing the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, some celebrities trying to raise awareness are s...
21:00, 08/23/2019

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...
15:14, 08/28/2019

FBI honors Dolly Parton for work following Great Smoky Mountain wildfires Singer Dolly Parton was recognized last week by the FBI for her efforts to provide financial support to families affected by wildfires that ravaged p...
01:56, 05/07/2019

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 ...
17:56, 08/23/2019

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...
08:14, 08/25/2019

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...
12:00, 09/14/2019

Bolivia: catastrophic wildfires devastate forest in echo of Brazil's Amazon crisis Bolivia’s president announced he would interrupt his re-election campaign for a week to help coordinate foreign aid effortsAs fires continue to rage ...
08:14, 08/27/2019

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/...
01:28, 06/11/2019

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...
01:56, 05/31/2019

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...
00:14, 08/26/2019

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...
02:14, 06/02/2019

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.       ...
18:14, 07/01/2019

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...
11:56, 07/03/2019

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 ...
09:42, 05/22/2019

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....
22:14, 08/02/2019

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...
14:00, 06/29/2019

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...
15:42, 08/30/2019

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...
17:00, 08/23/2019

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...
12:00, 07/20/2019

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...
03:56, 08/25/2019

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...
16:14, 06/08/2019

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....
18:00, 06/29/2019

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...
21:00, 08/23/2019

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...
22:56, 05/27/2019

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...
22:56, 06/01/2019

Republican Bruce Westerman proposes curbing western wildfires through forest management overhaul Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Ark., introduced legislation Wednesday to expand the pace and scale of forest management projects meant to reduce the risk of...
00:14, 05/09/2019

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...
19:28, 09/05/2019

Alberta wildfires grow ‘significantly’; blaze near High Level surges in size to 2,300 square kilometres The Chuckegg Creek Fire ballooned in size between Wednesday and Thursday. As of 11 a.m. Thursday, it was approximately 2,300 square kilometres — or 2...
01:56, 05/31/2019

'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...
02:00, 07/17/2019

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...
11:00, 08/01/2019

Nomura to pay $26.5m settlement to SEC Nomura will pay $26.5m (£21m) to settle charges in the US that it failed to properly supervise five former traders who lied to custome...
22:42, 07/15/2019

Why You Might Not Get $125 in Equifax Settlement Money If you’re claiming your $125 in settlement money from the 2017 Equifax data breach, don’t add that extra cash into your budget just yet—because you m...
22:14, 07/29/2019

Tuesday Is A Big Day For The NFL's Concussion Settlement The NFL concussion settlement is at an inflection point. Tomorrow morning, at the federal courthouse in Philadelphia, a hearing is scheduled to discu...
23:00, 05/06/2019

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...
19:14, 07/24/2019

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...
18:56, 07/17/2019

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...
16:56, 05/26/2019

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...
02:14, 07/31/2019

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...
18:56, 09/15/2019

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...
04:00, 07/24/2019

Facebook’s FTC settlement could include 20 years of oversight Facebook is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government over its privacy policies and practices that would put it under 20 years of oversight...
10:14, 05/14/2019

$143 million settlement in Mass. explosion lawsuit The utility blamed for a series of gas explosions in Massachusetts has settled all class action lawsuits resulting from the disaster for $143 million...
02:14, 07/31/2019

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 ...
22:14, 07/23/2019

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...
23:28, 05/24/2019

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...
17:42, 07/22/2019

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...
14:14, 07/22/2019

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...
20:28, 07/11/2019

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.  ...
15:28, 07/22/2019

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...
16:42, 07/22/2019

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...
11:00, 07/11/2019

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...
22:56, 05/22/2019

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...
19:14, 07/16/2019

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...
03:14, 07/26/2019

| Is a $5bn fine the least painful part of Facebook's settlement? US regulators are expected to unveil a settlement with Facebook - a reported $5bn fine that might be the least painful part of the agreement for the ...
06:42, 07/25/2019

Greenpeace to receive $3 million in settlement with Russia Greenpeace will receive 2.7 million euros ($3 million) from Russia under a settlement reached between the Dutch state and Moscow, the environmental g...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Lloyds in £140m settlement with funds giant Lloyds Banking Group has agreed to pay £140m to Standard Life Aberdeen to settle a legal fight over the future of a £100bn asset management...
12:56, 07/24/2019

Lawyers for some Nassar victims want settlement investigated EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Lawyers representing victims of imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar who came forward more recently with allegatio...
16:56, 05/17/2019

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...
01:00, 07/25/2019

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 ...
23:00, 07/12/2019

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...
02:28, 07/23/2019

For Facebook’s Zuckerberg, FTC settlement could bring a new era of accountability Mark Zuckerberg's power within Facebook is virtually unchallenged as the company's co-founder, CEO and largest stockholder. An FTC settlement that re...
02:00, 07/25/2019

Equifax data breach settlement: Why you won’t get $125 The massive 2017 data breach at credit bureau Equifax doesn't guarantee you $125 compensation. You may be targeted by scammers instead.  &...
22:42, 07/31/2019

What the Equifax Data-Breach Settlement Means for You Equifax said it had exposed the data of almost 150 million people in 2017. Now it will pay at least $650 million to settle claims relating to the dat...
22:56, 07/22/2019

Equifax to pay up to $700 million in U.S. data breach settlement Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to $700 million to settle U.S. federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal...
16:42, 07/22/2019

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...
01:28, 08/01/2019

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.      &...
21:28, 07/22/2019

U.S. lawmakers criticize potential Facebook settlement with FTC Two U.S. senators on Monday criticized reported plans for a Federal Trade Commission settlement with Facebook Inc for misuse of consumers' personal d...
22:00, 05/06/2019

The Latest: Lawyer: Family got ‘transformational’ settlement MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the city of Minneapolis paying a $20 million settlement to the family of an unarmed woman shot and killed by a polic...
22:56, 05/03/2019

Paraplegic man sues, says Avenatti kept settlement money A paraplegic man previously represented by Michael Avenatti has filed a lawsuit alleging the embattled lawyer neglected to pay him millions he was du...
00:28, 06/14/2019

Facebook Settlement With US FTC Likely to Include WhatsApp: Report The FTC has been investigating revelations that Facebook inappropriately shared information belonging to 87 million users with the now-defunct Britis...
07:00, 05/03/2019

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...
22:42, 06/12/2019

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...
13:28, 05/30/2019

Muslim discrimination results in $675k settlement A lawsuit against a Denver landlord who was recorded refusing to allow a Muslim father and son to sublease her property for a restaurant has ended in...
13:28, 05/03/2019

Facebook's potential settlement with FTC will likely include WhatsApp - WSJ Facebook Inc's potential settlement with federal regulators over breaches of consumer data privacy is nearing completion, and will likely cover relat...
23:42, 05/02/2019

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...
20:56, 09/09/2019

$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...
11:14, 09/09/2019

Judge OKs $60M settlement in Haiti sex abuse case HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A federal judge in Connecticut has approved a $60 million legal settlement involving as many as 170 people who say they were s...
18:00, 06/07/2019

Facebook's settlement with U.S. regulators likely to include WhatsApp: WSJ Facebook Inc's potential settlement with U.S. regulators over breaches of consumer data privacy is nearing completion, and the agreement will likely ...
03:28, 05/03/2019

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...
18:42, 09/05/2019

Potential Facebook Settlement With FTC Likely to Include WhatsApp Facebook potential settlement with federal regulators over breaches of consumer data privacy is nearing completion and will likely cover related serv...
00:28, 05/03/2019

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 ...
02:42, 08/22/2019

How to File a Claim for The Yahoo Breach Settlement With all the big corporate data breaches that have been discovered over the past few years, you might have forgotten about the one at Yahoo that expo...
04:28, 09/20/2019

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...
20:14, 07/16/2019

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...
17:42, 05/30/2019

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...
03:28, 08/07/2019

Venezuela’s Maduro says settlement talks could soon resume President Nicolás Maduro says his representatives could return to negotiations with Venezuela’s opposition in talks he abruptly halted earlier this m...
19:42, 08/29/2019

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...
19:42, 07/16/2019

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...
00:42, 09/12/2019

SEC commissioner isn’t happy about settlement with Elon Musk A US Securities and Exchange commissioner on Tuesday criticized a settlement between the regulator and Tesla CEO Elon Musk over his use of Twitter. T...
14:28, 05/02/2019

Judge approves Musk, SEC settlement over Twitter use The deal approved by a federal judge lays out in more detail what types of statements by CEO Elon Musk must be reviewed by Tesla's legal counsel befo...
12:42, 05/01/2019

Oklahoma judge wants more answers on $85M opioid settlement NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma judge is declining to approve the state’s proposed $85 million settlement with an opioid maker until he’...
01:42, 06/11/2019

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...
02:42, 08/03/2019

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...
15:56, 06/19/2019

Cisco Settlement Sees Whistleblower Vindicated A computer security expert has won a trailblazing payout in a whistleblower lawsuit over critical security flaws he found in October 2008 in Cisco vi...
09:00, 08/02/2019

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 ...
18:00, 06/11/2019

PG&E reaches $11 bln settlement relating to wildfire claims Power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement agreement with entities representing about 85% of insurance subrogat...
15:42, 09/13/2019

|Amplatsinterimearningssoardespitepowercuts,strikes Anglo American Platinum says Eskom power outages put a damper on production in the first quarter, with output of platinum group products declining 2%...
13:28, 07/22/2019

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...
16:42, 09/04/2019

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...
15:14, 07/22/2019

Volkswagen agrees to Australian settlement over diesel cheating Volkswagen said on Monday it had agreed to pay up to A$127 million ($87.3 million) to settle lawsuits brought on behalf of thousands of Australian c...
09:14, 09/16/2019

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...
22:14, 06/12/2019

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...
10:42, 05/30/2019

Judge approves Teva's $85M opioid settlement with Oklahoma A judge approved Monday a revised $85 million settlement between Oklahoma and Teva Pharmaceuticals over the company's role in fueling the state's ong...
05:28, 06/25/2019

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...
15:28, 07/22/2019

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...
14:00, 06/13/2019

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 ...
00:00, 07/24/2019

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...
18:42, 05/22/2019

Khashoggi's son denies settlement reached over father's murder Salah Khashoggi, the son of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, has denied reports that a settlement has been reached between his family and the ...
19:28, 04/28/2019

Chris Soules to Pay $2.5 Million in Fatal Car Crash Settlement Chris Soules is paying the price for his part in a fatal car crash that killed a 66-year-old man. According to a settlement and release agreement o...
15:28, 05/22/2019

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

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...
20:28, 07/22/2019

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...
00:00, 05/25/2019

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.  ...
21:28, 07/22/2019

Judge OKs Fiat Chrysler $307M emissions settlement A federal judge in California on Friday approved Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' $307.5 million settlement for a class-action lawsuit over illegal emissio...
07:28, 05/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook's settlement with U.S. regulators likely to include WhatsApp - WSJ Facebook Inc's potential settlement with U.S. regulators over breaches of consumer data privacy is nearing completion, and the agreement will likely ...
05:56, 05/03/2019

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

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...
11:56, 07/23/2019

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...
23:56, 05/30/2019

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...
21:00, 07/22/2019

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...
23:56, 07/23/2019

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...
13:00, 09/05/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. lawmakers criticize potential Facebook settlement with FTC Two U.S. senators on Monday criticized reported plans for a Federal Trade Commission settlement with Facebook Inc for misuse of consumers' personal d...
23:14, 05/06/2019

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...
16:28, 06/04/2019

Facebook Set to Create Privacy Positions as Part of F.T.C. Settlement Facebook is expected to create a privacy committee to protect user data, as well as an external assessor who would be appointed by the company and Fe...
04:28, 05/02/2019

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 ...
06:42, 09/16/2019

Facebook settlement with U.S. may include privacy oversight -Politico Facebook Inc and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are negotiating a possible settlement that would require the company to create an independent pri...
03:42, 05/02/2019

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...
01:42, 09/11/2019

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...
22:42, 06/12/2019

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 ...
14:14, 06/12/2019

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...
19:42, 07/16/2019

Oklahoma City Council approves settlement with Arkansas man OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Council has approved a nearly $170,000 settlement with an Arkansas man who was injured when he jumped into a c...
18:00, 05/08/2019

Apple Settlement Makes Qualcomm CEO Richer by $3.5 Million Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf received 40,794 shares of Qualcomm stock, which works out to just under $3,501,757 at Friday's closing price of $85.84....
19:56, 05/11/2019

Mylan reaches $30 million settlement in SEC's EpiPen probe Mylan NV has reached a tentative agreement to pay $30 million to resolve a probe by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission related to its emerge...
05:56, 07/31/2019

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...
18:28, 06/11/2019

Oklahoma judge signs state’s $85M settlement with drugmaker NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A judge in Oklahoma has signed off on the state’s $85 million settlement with Israeli-based Teva Pharmaceuticals following...
21:28, 06/24/2019

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...
02:00, 06/20/2019

Feds seek to end retaliation settlement involving Arpaio PHOENIX (AP) – The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking to end a settlement in a lawsuit that alleged then-Sheriff Joe Arpaio had a pattern of...
00:00, 05/11/2019

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...
02:56, 09/12/2019

Columbia Gas to pay $143 million to Mass. communities in explosions settlement More than 10,000 homes and businesses in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover suffered losses in the fatal incident last year that included numerous e...
01:00, 07/30/2019

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...
22:42, 08/13/2019

Oklahoma governor, GOP leaders: drug settlement violates law NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma’s governor and Republican legislative leaders are raising concerns about the state’s proposed $85 million s...
00:14, 06/15/2019

Lebanon's Aoun affirms post-war settlement before funeral Lebanon's president on Friday reaffirmed the reconciliation among Lebanese after the 1975-90 civil war, before the funeral of a cabinet minister's ai...
16:42, 07/05/2019

Neymar team denies seeking settlement meeting BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Attorneys for Brazilian soccer star Neymar are disputing allegations they had asked for a meeting to discuss a settlement wit...
19:42, 06/05/2019

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...
00:28, 07/26/2019

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...
02:56, 06/15/2019

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...
05:56, 05/28/2019

Judge approves $24 million settlement over Rams’ PSLs ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal judge has approved a settlement calling for the NFL’s Rams to pay up to $24 million to personal seat license holders...
23:28, 06/24/2019

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 ‘...
23:28, 06/16/2019

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 ...
22:42, 09/16/2019

Massachusetts gas company reaches $80M settlement for explosions, fires A gas company responsible for an explosion that cause dozens of house fires and killed at least one person last year reached an $80 million settlemen...
02:00, 05/08/2019

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...
04:28, 05/02/2019

Facebook settlement with U.S. may include privacy oversight: Politico Facebook Inc and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are negotiating a possible settlement that would require the company to create an independent pri...
04:28, 05/02/2019

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...
22:42, 09/09/2019

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...
02:28, 06/28/2019

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...
00:28, 08/16/2019

Johannesburg court approves $353 million silicosis settlement A Johannesburg High Court on Friday approved a 5 billion rand ($353 million) class action settlement between gold mining companies and law firms repr...
19:00, 07/26/2019

UPDATE 1-PG&E reaches $11 bln settlement relating to wildfire claims California power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement with entities representing about 85% of insurance subroga...
15:42, 09/13/2019

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...
02:56, 06/21/2019

Sen. Tom Cotton says US could win war against Iran in ‘two strikes’ GOP Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas predicted in a recent interview that the US would easily win a war against Iran in “two strikes.” Cotton’s comments c...
20:14, 05/15/2019

XFL Strikes TV Deals With Fox and Disney Vince McMahon’s reboot of the XFL has struck television deals with Fox and Disney and will make its debut one week after next year’s Super Bowl, the ...
15:14, 05/06/2019

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....
06:00, 09/11/2019

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. ...
14:42, 07/30/2019

4 seek victim status to review Carnival pollution settlement MIAMI (AP) — Four people who say they were harmed by pollution from Carnival Corp. cruise ships are seeking status as victims with rights to review a...
19:42, 06/17/2019

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...
06:42, 09/12/2019

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...
15:28, 06/18/2019

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 —...
19:00, 08/08/2019

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&...
19:00, 06/11/2019

Private jet service JetSmarter agrees to $3 million arbitration settlement JetSmarter has reached an agreement to settle claims made by some of its members that the company engaged in unfair and deceptive practices, accordin...
19:14, 04/28/2019

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

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 ...
21:00, 08/12/2019

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...
04:14, 08/13/2019

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...
20:00, 07/17/2019

Trian Nears Settlement with Legg Mason, Could Get Up to Four Board Seats Money manager Legg Mason is nearing a settlement with Trian Fund Management LP that would give the activist hedge fund three or four seats on its boa...
22:56, 05/17/2019

Sunderland forced to pay Vélez Sarsfield £335,000 in Ricky Álvarez settlement • Argentinian club say they have been paid after legal wrangle• Player made 17 appearances after joining on loan from InterSunderland have paid out m...
17:14, 08/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook executive meeting with lawmakers ahead of FTC settlement Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg was meeting with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday ahead of an expected settlement with the ...
22:56, 05/07/2019

"Everybody Is Absolutely Fucked": A CTE Sufferer's Daughter's Journey Through The NFL Concussion Settlement George Andrie, an original member of the Dallas Cowboys’ famed Doomsday Defense, had Stage 4 chronic traumatic encephalopathy at the time of his deat...
17:14, 08/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook settlement with U.S. may include privacy oversight - Politico Facebook Inc and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are negotiating a possible settlement that would require the company to create an independent pri...
08:56, 05/02/2019

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 ...
21:14, 06/06/2019

Gujarat Government Working For Out-Of-Court Settlement In PepsiCo Cases The Gujarat government is working for an out-of-court settlement of cases filed by PepsiCo against nine state farmers for growing a variety of potato...
20:56, 05/01/2019

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 ...
18:00, 07/19/2019

Google Settlement That Paid Users Nothing Voided by US Appeals Court A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down Google's class-action settlement meant to resolve claims it invaded the privacy of millions of compute...
11:00, 08/07/2019

Cisco Settlement Over Hackable Tech a Warning to Government Contractors The settlement Cisco will pay to settle claims it sold states and federal agencies hackable surveillance software marks a sea change in how seriously...
07:56, 08/02/2019

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 ...
05:00, 08/03/2019

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...
04:42, 06/08/2019

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...
16:42, 06/30/2019

‘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...
23:28, 09/12/2019

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 ...
16:14, 06/07/2019

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...
23:14, 09/15/2019

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...
09:16, 09/12/2019

Gucci owner Kering agrees record Italian tax settlement French luxury goods group Kering said on Thursday it had agreed to pay a record 1.25 billion euros ($1.40 billion) to settle a dispute with Italian t...
21:42, 05/09/2019

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...
07:42, 06/30/2019

'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...
00:14, 06/20/2019

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...
22:56, 06/10/2019

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...
22:14, 08/06/2019

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...
23:56, 09/11/2019

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...
23:56, 09/11/2019

Judge recommends end of settlement proceeding in Colonial Pipeline fee case A judge overseeing negotiations between several energy companies and Colonial Pipeline Co over the fee structure to ship products on the largest fuel...
18:42, 05/01/2019

Oklahoma judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement An Oklahoma judge on Monday approved a revised $85 million settlement with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd resolving claims by the state's attorne...
21:28, 06/24/2019