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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

Source: wsj.com

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 next....
12:12, 08/20/2019

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 UBS....
06:48, 09/02/2019

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 California....
11:01, 09/13/2019

Supreme Court to hear insurers' bid for $12 billion in Obamacare money The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether insurers can seek $12 billion from the federal government under a program set up by the Obamacare law aimed at encouraging them to offer medic...
12:24, 06/24/2019

U.S. Supreme Court takes up insurers' $12 billion Obamacare dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether the federal government must pay insurers $12 billion under an Obamacare program aimed at encouraging them to cover previously uninsured people...
07:48, 06/24/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. Supreme Court to hear insurers' bid for $12 billion in Obamacare money The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether insurers can seek $12 billion from the federal government under a program set up by the Obamacare law aimed at encouraging them to offer medic...
13:36, 06/24/2019

PG&E to pay $1 billion to local governments for catastrophic wildfires California utility Pacific Gas and Electric has agreed to pay $1 billion to 14 local governments for igniting several devastating wildfires that destroyed thousands of homes and nearly wiped out one t...
17:36, 06/18/2019

November wildfires become most expensive in California history as insurance claims top $12 billion. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — November wildfires become most expensive in California history as insurance claims top $12 billion....
15:00, 05/08/2019

WSJ: Facebook reaches $5 billion FTC settlement The inevitable has happened for Facebook. After weeks of reports that the company was working to settle with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over its privacy practices, the two parties have finally...
15:00, 07/12/2019

Facebook Agrees to Pay $5 Billion in FTC Settlement Facebook agreed to pay a record $5 billion fine and better police its data-privacy practices to settle a long-running federal investigation that has damaged the company’s standing with consumers and c...
08:12, 07/24/2019

On day of settlement with FTC, Facebook says some 2.1 billion use its apps every day On day of $5-billion settlement with FTC, Facebook announces $16.9 billion revenue quarter, up 8% from prior year, with $2 billion included in release.       ...
14:24, 07/24/2019

Qualcomm to Get at Least $4.5 Billion in Apple Settlement Qualcomm will receive at least $4.5 billion from Apple as part of a settlement that ended more than two years of wrangling over the chip maker’s patent-licensing fees....
15:12, 05/01/2019

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

Facebook’s Getting Slapped With a $5 Billion FTC Privacy Settlement The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a record privacy settlement against Facebook requiring the social media company to pay about $5 billion to resolve an investigation stemming from the Cambrid...
14:48, 07/12/2019

FTC Approves Roughly $5 Billion Facebook Settlement The Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook over a long-running probe into the tech giant’s privacy missteps, according to a person familiar w...
21:48, 07/12/2019

Qualcomm Scored $4.5 Billion or More in Settlement With Apple Semiconductor and telecommunications equipment manufacturer Qualcomm said on Wednesday it will take home a one-time payment of between $4.5 billion to $4.7 billion from its settlement with tech giant ...
22:00, 05/01/2019

FTC approves roughly $5 billion Facebook settlement: WSJ The United States Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc over a long-running investigation into the company's privacy missteps, the Wall...
13:24, 07/12/2019

Facebook’s $5 billion settlement blasted as insufficient by FTC’s own chiefs Facebook’s record-breaking $5 billion settlement with Uncle Sam is already being slammed as a slap on the wrist for Mark Zuckerberg — by leaders of the very government agency that orchestrated the dea...
21:36, 07/27/2019

PG&E Reaches $1 Billion Settlement With Paradise, California Governments PG&E has agreed to pay $1 billion to a range of California cities, counties and other government entities to settle claims related to taxpayer losses caused by three devastating fires in the state....
21:24, 06/18/2019

U.S. Reaches $1.4 Billion Opioid-Drug Settlement With U.K.'s Reckitt U.K. consumer-goods company Reckitt Benckiser will pay up to $1.4 billion to settle U.S. investigations into whether its former pharmaceuticals unit organized a multibillion-dollar fraud to drive up s...
02:36, 07/11/2019

Qualcomm expects to make $4.5 billion from Apple settlement The costs of Apple's truce with Qualcomm are now much clearer. Qualcomm now estimates that it will pull in revenue between $4.5 billion and $4.7 billion from the settlement in the third quarter ...
17:12, 05/01/2019

MacKenzie Bezos To Be Richer By $38 Billion After Divorce Settlement Even after paying $38 billion in stocks, Jeff Bezos will retain 59.1 million shares of Amazon -- currently worth nearly $112 billion which still makes him the richest man in the world. MacKenzie ......
07:48, 07/02/2019

Google To Pay Billion Dollars For Settlement Over Tax Evasion In France US internet giant Google has agreed a settlement totalling 945 million euros ($1.0 billion) to end a tax dispute in France under an agreement announced in court on Thursday....
13:24, 09/12/2019

PG&E reaches $11 billion 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 subrogation claims relating to 2017 and 2018 wildfires....
06:12, 09/13/2019

Senators grill FTC over reported $5 billion Facebook settlement Facebook's reported $5 billion settlement with the FTC isn't even official yet, but that isn't stopping politicians from bristling at it. Senators Richard Blumenthal, Josh Hawley and E...
16:12, 07/16/2019

Bayer soars on report of proposed $8 billion Roundup settlement The stock was on track for its best single-day gain in a decade as traders said the settlement report from Bloomberg could relieve pressure on Bayer shares....
04:12, 08/09/2019

Bayer mediator dismisses report of $8 billion Roundup settlement Bayer AG has not offered to pay billions of dollars to settle claims in the United States related to the Roundup herbicide, mediator Ken Feinberg said, dismissing a report to that effect which drove i...
12:12, 08/09/2019

FTC to announce $5 billion settlement with Facebook as early as this week: sources The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc as early as this week of its investigation into the social media company’s handling of user...
11:48, 07/22/2019

U.S. regulators approve $5 billion Facebook settlement over privacy issues (Reuters) — The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook this week over its investigation into the social media company’s handling of user data, a sou...
20:48, 07/12/2019

Mackenzie Bezos Will Be Richer By $38 Billion Post Divorce Settlement MacKenzie Bezos, wife of world's richest man Jeff Bezos for 25 years, is set to walk away with a whopping $38 billion this week -- roughly $1.52 billion a year since she got married to the Amazon......
03:00, 07/02/2019

FTC votes to approve $5 billion settlement with Facebook in privacy probe The Federal Trade Commission voted to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook ending an investigation into its privacy practices, according to a source familiar with the matter but not a...
15:48, 07/12/2019

Facebook Agrees to Extensive New Oversight as Part of $5 Billion Settlement The F.T.C. placed new conditions on Facebook for privacy violations, but did not restrict the social network’s ability to gather and use people’s personal information....
05:36, 07/27/2019

It won't be hard for Facebook to afford a $5 billion settlement with the FTC, but there may be other costs beyond money (FB) Getty Facebook is facing a record penalty of about $5 billion from the Federal Trade Commission — but for the tech giant, that's only about as much as the revenue it generates in a month. What ...
07:12, 07/13/2019

Facebook Agrees to Pay Record $5 Billion Settlement in Privacy Investigation Facebook agreed to pay a record $5 billion to resolve a U.S. investigation into years of privacy violations, a settlement that increases the board of directors’ responsibility for protecting use...
07:24, 07/24/2019

Facebook to create a privacy panel as part of $5 billion FTC settlement The FTC is to announce that Facebook has agreed to a sweeping settlement of significant allegations it mishandled user privacy and pay $5 billion.Read More...
06:12, 07/24/2019

Purdue, Sacklers offer bankruptcy, $10-12 billion for opioid settlement: Report Enlarge / Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and its owners, the Sackler family, are facing hundreds of lawsuits across the country for the company's alleged role in the opioid epidemic. (credit: ...
06:24, 08/28/2019

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' Divorce Final With $38 Billion Settlement: Report Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos' divorce from his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie Bezos, was finalised by a Seattle-area judge on Friday, paving the way for her to receive $38.3 billion worth of Amazon....
00:48, 07/06/2019

Amazon founder Bezos' divorce final with $38 billion settlement - report Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos' divorce from his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie Bezos, was finalized by a Seattle-area judge on Friday, paving the way for her to receive $38.3 billion worth of Amazon ...
18:12, 07/05/2019

Amazon founder Bezos' divorce final with $38 billion settlement: report Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos' divorce from his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie Bezos, was finalized by a Seattle-area judge on Friday, paving the way for her to receive $38.3 billion worth of Amazon...
18:12, 07/05/2019

Amazon founder Bezos' divorce finalized with $38 billion settlement: report A US judge has ruled that Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' wife MacKenzie will get a 4% stake in the tech giant. Concerns were mounting that the king of online retail may lose some of his power as a major s...
06:00, 07/06/2019

FTC Approves $5 Billion Settlement Against Facebook Over Cambridge Analytica Debacle: Reports The Federal Trade Commission, which has been investigating Facebook in the wake of its massive Cambridge Analytica scandal, has voted to approve levying a massive $5 billion fine against the social me...
14:00, 07/12/2019

Gucci owner Kering agrees to 1.25 billion euros Italy tax settlement French luxury goods group Kering said on Thursday it had agreed to a 1.25 billion euro ($1.40 billion) settlement to draw a line under a dispute with Italian tax authorities centered on its fashion br...
09:24, 05/09/2019

U.S. regulators approve $5 billion Facebook settlement over privacy issues: source The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc this week over its investigation into the social media company's handling of user data, a source familiar ...
15:24, 07/12/2019

Report: Purdue Pharma Offered $10 to $12 Billion for Opioid Crisis Settlement Purdue Pharma, the company that makes the painkiller OxyContin, is offering to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits over its role fueling the opioid crisis for $10 billion to $12 billion, NBC News reported...
18:48, 08/27/2019

AbbVie Strikes Deal to Acquire Allergan for About $63 Billion AbbVie struck a deal to buy Allergan for about $63 billion, as the two big drug makers bet a combination will deliver new sources of growth they have struggled to find on their own....
04:36, 06/25/2019

Blackstone Strikes $18.7 Billion Deal for U.S. Warehouse Network Blackstone Group is buying a network of U.S. industrial warehouses from Singapore-based GLP for $18.7 billion, in the largest private real-estate transaction ever and a big bet on the continued explos...
22:48, 06/02/2019

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 global position as the leading manufacturer and ret...
04:12, 07/31/2019

Google to pay 465 million euros in additional taxes in France, boosting settlement to 1 billion Google said on Thursday it agreed to pay 465 million euros in additional taxes to French authorities, boosting the total settlement to end a fiscal fraud probe in the country to nearly 1 billion....
08:48, 09/12/2019

OxyContin maker negotiating $10 to 12 billion opioid settlement with state, local governments: report The maker of OxyContin—Purdue Pharma, which is owned by members of the Sackler Family--- is reportedly offering a $10 to $12 billion payout to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits brought by state, local a...
07:12, 08/28/2019

Canadian government agrees to pay a nearly $1 billion settlement for claims of sexual misconduct in the armed forces The Canadian government has agreed to pay a nearly $1 billion settlement to members of the Armed Forces and Department of National Defense who allege widespread sexual misconduct....
03:00, 07/19/2019

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's work as toothless....
10:48, 07/15/2019

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 on pre-2012 general obligation or "GO" bonds, and a ...
21:36, 06/16/2019

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 overall individual-insurance market has shrunk....
09:00, 08/22/2019

Canada's Intact Financial to buy insurers for C$1 bln Canadian property and casualty insurer Intact Financial Corp said on Thursday it agreed to buy insurers The Guarantee Co of North America and Frank Cowan Co for C$1 billion ($750.6 million) in cash f...
12:24, 08/15/2019

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 rein in prescription drug prices, while financial sha...
16:36, 07/11/2019

Financiers Are Charged With Stripping Insurers of Cash Two New York-based financiers have been charged in a complex investment scheme that prosecutors say bled five insurers of cash and other valuable assets, driving some out of business and causing milli...
02:24, 05/03/2019

Obamacare insurers are profitable — and that's bad news for liberals After years of struggling with losses, insurers participating in Obamacare were generally profitable in 2018. Though this is positive news for supporters of the law, the relative stability of Obamacar...
14:36, 05/08/2019

PG&E reaches $11B deal with California wildfire insurers The utility said in a statement the tentative agreement covers 85% of the insurance claims from fires that included the one that decimated the town of Paradise and killed 86 people....
13:24, 09/13/2019

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 must act responsibly...
03:36, 09/11/2019

Supreme Court to take up Obamacare case with $12B at stake for insurers The Supreme Court said Monday that it will take up cases involving $12 billion in federal Obamacare payments meant to encourage insurers to cover people with pre-existing illnesses....
07:00, 06/24/2019

Supreme Court to review insurers’ Obamacare claims for $12B WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will decide whether insurance companies can collect $12 billion from the federal government to cover their losses in the early years of the health care law champion...
09:12, 06/24/2019

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. Their calls follow a similar move in France....
06:48, 07/11/2019

New auto safety technology leaves insurers in the dark Automakers are accelerating the rollout of technology designed to avoid crashes, but insurance companies are waving a caution flag at consumers eyeing discounts for buying collision-avoiding brakes or...
03:24, 07/26/2019

Ogden rate review falls short of insurers' hopes Think of the name Ogden and you might think of the American poet Ogden Nash, Coronation Street's busybody Hilda Ogden and her layabout husband, Stan, or even the famous Ogden's Nut Brown Flake tobacco...
12:36, 07/15/2019

German insurers to pay 650 million euro for damage caused by June storms: GDV German insurance companies will have to pay claims of about 650 million euros ($727.09 million) for damage caused by thunderstorms that hit the country from June 3 to June 12, industry association GDV...
06:36, 06/18/2019

Insurers book seat for talks on Thomas Cook ‎future The insurers which protect Thomas Cook's package holiday customers have brought in advisers ‎as the UK's oldest travel company pursues talks about a break-up....
08:00, 06/25/2019

Kamala Harris introduces new healthcare plan that would keep private insurers in the game Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris introduced a healthcare proposal Monday that would allow private health insurers to continue doing business, even as it would enroll most people living ...
13:00, 07/29/2019

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 to cancel its plan to expand the project which carr...
03:48, 08/08/2019

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 2014 to 33% in 2018. More than 80% of consumers are...
18:48, 08/13/2019

General Electric ranks among riskiest long-term care insurers -Fitch General Electric Co ranks among the riskiest backers of long-term care insurance, suffering from both a high exposure to claims and a relatively small cash pile to pay them, Fitch Ratings said in a re...
06:36, 08/20/2019

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 years left him concerned....
08:00, 08/30/2019

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 – a controversial step she had previously shied awa...
15:00, 06/27/2019

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....
15:00, 07/29/2019

Trump Proposes Forcing Hospitals to Disclose Discount Rates Negotiated With Insurers Hospitals would have to disclose the discounted prices they negotiate with insurance companies under a Trump administration rule that could upend the $1 trillion hospital industry by revealing rates l...
13:24, 07/29/2019

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 federal criminal charges of conspiring to bribe the state...
18:00, 06/27/2019

Splitting the Baby: Kamala Harris’ ‘Medicare for All’ Plan Sees a Role for Private Health Insurers A day before the myriad Democrats vying to unseat Donald Trump face off in a second set of debates, presidential hopeful and California Sen. Kamala Harris put forth a plan to gradually move the nation...
22:12, 07/29/2019

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 Fintech industry research reports. The insurance s...
22:12, 06/23/2019

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 modeler AIR Worldwide, a Verisk Analytics Inc unit....
10:24, 09/06/2019

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 Securities and Exchange Commission submitted last nig...
04:12, 08/01/2019

GM Cruise autonomous vehicle unit valued at $19 billion with latest $1.15 billion funding round The $19 billion valuation comprises over one-third of GM's market value of roughly $54 billion. GM stock is up 25 percent this year, and company shares were up over 1% in morning trading Tuesday....
07:36, 05/07/2019

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 reported on Tuesday, The lawsuits accused the compan...
01:36, 08/28/2019

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 for $10 billion to $12 billion, two people familiar...
17:12, 08/27/2019

Purdue Pharma in discussion on $10 billion-$12 billion offer to settle opioid claims: sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, is in discussion to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits against the company for $10 billion to $12 billion, two people familiar with the m...
13:12, 08/27/2019

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.       ...
08:12, 06/14/2019

WeWork looking to raise $3 billion-$4 billion in debt ahead of IPO: source Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is looking to raise $3 billion to $4 billion in debt before it goes public, a source familiar with the matter said on Sunday, a move aimed to fuel investor confi...
12:36, 07/07/2019

WeWork seeks $20 billion-$30 billion in IPO valuation: Bloomberg WeWork owner The We Company is targeting an initial stock market valuation of less than half of estimates from earlier this year, according to a report on Thursday, another sign of growing skepticism ...
07:36, 09/05/2019

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 having never made a profit by losing another $5.2 billio...
15:24, 08/08/2019

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 parts of the Amazon....
17:48, 08/24/2019

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."        ...
09:00, 08/23/2019

PG&E says SEC investigating it for disclosures, losses for wildfires PG&E Corp said on Thursday the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating the company regarding public disclosures and losses related to wildfires....
16:24, 05/02/2019

The UK has already had more wildfires in 2019 than any year on record Just four months into 2019, the UK has been hit by more large wildfires than in the whole of 2018. Fires are thought to be made more likely by climate change...
10:00, 04/28/2019

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 heatwave that brought record temperatures to parts of ...
12:36, 05/23/2019

Canadian Wildfires Are Already Turning Sunsets Red in the US The calendar hasn’t turned to summer yet, but skies in Canada and across the U.S. already look like August. Smoke from massive Canadian wildfires has made the sun disappear in Edmonton and turned Frid...
11:36, 05/31/2019

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. But it's still too early to assess the full extent ...
16:00, 08/27/2019

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 the hotshot crews working at the Coronado National ...
19:24, 06/23/2019

Tesla Seeks to Raise as Much as $2.7 Billion, Up From $2.3 Billion Tesla increased the amount it could raise through a stock and bond sale by $400 million and Chief Executive Elon Musk now plans to buy $25 million of the stock....
06:12, 05/03/2019

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. Authorities have deployed a small army contingent to help com...
23:36, 07/20/2019

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 St. David near Middlemarch Road and on Fort Huachu...
18:00, 07/14/2019

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 village and leaving one person with severe injuries....
21:12, 07/20/2019

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 underbrush in the hopes of limiting potential fuel ...
03:12, 08/18/2019

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 turned areas of Greenland, Siberia, and Alaska into smo...
18:24, 07/19/2019

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 battling a blaze that has destroyed 900 hectares o...
05:12, 08/15/2019

Heat wave 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 areas of Greenland, Siberia and Alaska into smoke-cove...
11:00, 07/22/2019

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 extinguished is when there's nothing left to burn,"...
16:00, 08/13/2019

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.        ...
06:36, 08/02/2019

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 villages and doubled in size since Thursday....
11:36, 08/25/2019

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 planet's carbon savings account and bastion of biodiv...
20:12, 08/22/2019

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 wildfire season. ...
16:36, 05/30/2019

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 temperatures of 45.9C (114F)....
09:24, 06/29/2019

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 villages as a precaution....
14:24, 07/05/2019

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 inside the world's only koala hospital...
06:24, 06/14/2019

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 environmental concerns highlighted by Amazon wildfires....
15:36, 09/05/2019

Health impact from smoke on the rise as wildfires get worse BILLINGS, Mont. — Climate change in the Western US means more intense and frequent wildfires churning out waves of smoke that scientists say will sweep across the continent to affect tens of millions ...
20:48, 06/25/2019

Let it burn: U.S. fights wildfires with fire, backed by Trump It was the kind of fire that has terrified communities across the drought-ridden U.S. West in the past few years: a ponderosa pine forest ablaze in the mountains of New Mexico filling the air with thi...
10:48, 08/28/2019

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 we respond?...
10:24, 08/28/2019

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 into the city from the nearby Swan Lake wildfire, and ...
14:24, 07/05/2019

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 difficult, so people need to prepare themselves....
09:48, 05/31/2019

Greece wildfires: 4 more villages evacuated on Evia island Greek authorities say four villages were evacuated overnight on the island of Evia after two new brush fires broke out several hours after a major blaze led to the mobilization of more than 100 firefi...
01:00, 07/05/2019

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 limit the number of residents at risk....
12:12, 07/22/2019

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 levels....
09:36, 05/15/2019

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 area affected could increase significantly as a power...
04:12, 06/27/2019

Wildfires sweep across Israel as heatwave grips region JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police have ordered the evacuation of several communities in southern and central Israel as wildfires rage amid a major heatwave. Firefighters battled brushfires Thursday alon...
08:48, 05/23/2019

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 production due to forest fires in Alberta....
18:12, 05/31/2019

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 to protect their homes from huge wildfires with buc...
18:24, 07/21/2019

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 environmental concerns highlighted by Amazon wildfires....
23:12, 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 the fierce wildfires that killed 46 people in Norther...
23:24, 06/27/2019

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....
14:00, 05/31/2019

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 the world's second-largest crude exporter which is ...
08:12, 08/02/2019

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 dangerously outdated. That includes towers on the line th...
11:00, 07/10/2019

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 the size of 100,000 football pitches, emitted as muc...
09:12, 07/12/2019

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 composition of Alaska's northern forests could be perm...
22:00, 08/26/2019

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 and Scandinavia are believed to have been the resu...
07:12, 07/27/2019

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 inside the world's only koala hospital...
16:48, 06/18/2019

| 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 counterpart of having a 'colonialist mentality' ov...
08:36, 08/23/2019

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 thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke billo...
00:48, 07/13/2019

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 thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke......
03:00, 07/13/2019

| 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 government. WATCH NOW....
11:24, 08/22/2019

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 Delaware, officials in San Cruz province estimate....
13:00, 08/22/2019

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 most of Europe....
18:36, 06/27/2019

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 slammed the Russian government for not responding earl...
22:12, 07/30/2019

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's Siberia, the Kremlin said in a statement....
19:24, 07/31/2019

‘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 Brazilian Amazon are likely to intensify over the com...
10:00, 08/28/2019

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...
10:12, 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 season on record, with huge blazes in Greenland, Siberi...
14:48, 07/26/2019

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 which threatened a popular beach resort....
06:00, 08/26/2019

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 reported....
14:12, 07/22/2019

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 has blacked out so many on purpose....
13:24, 04/28/2019

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, Greenland and throughout Siberia....
15:24, 07/25/2019

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 purpose by arsonists trying to conceal illegal loggi...
14:12, 08/06/2019

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 parts of Europe, killing at least three people in......
11:48, 06/29/2019

| 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 people were killed in huge blazes in 2017, but warned t...
11:24, 07/22/2019

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 was unlikely to produce a quick breakthrough....
11:48, 07/31/2019

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.        ...
16:24, 08/01/2019

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 fires are affecting Arctic snow, a climate expert tol...
07:48, 07/31/2019

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, the Kremlin said in a statement....
16:48, 08/01/2019

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 football pitches, vast areas in Siberia, Alaska an...
14:48, 07/26/2019

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 the blazes that could continue burning for weeks, of...
09:36, 09/10/2019

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 ecological catastrophe, but which officials have said ...
05:48, 07/31/2019

'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 remained in the grip of an intense heatwave....
12:12, 06/27/2019

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 during the 2016 wildfires in Gatlinburg, Tenn....
19:24, 05/06/2019

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, scientists say....
15:48, 08/07/2019

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 anxious to start rebuilding their homes....
20:00, 05/10/2019

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 Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday, as a record heatw...
09:00, 05/24/2019

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 global initiative to protect the rainforest. The ann...
11:36, 08/26/2019

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 year, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) sa...
06:24, 07/12/2019

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 season....
17:36, 07/17/2019

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 "technical and financial help."...
11:36, 08/25/2019

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, scientists say....
13:48, 08/06/2019

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 traditional stories from Indigenous elders....
19:12, 05/21/2019

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 year to help prevent deadly wildfires....
06:12, 06/09/2019

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 anything we can do?Leaders of the world’s major demo...
13:48, 08/23/2019

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 Amazon region combined with a weather pattern, crea...
10:12, 08/21/2019

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 will affect tens of millions of people and cause pre...
01:48, 06/25/2019

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 forest, roughly the size of the U.S. state of Delaware, ...
15:00, 08/22/2019

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 ordered of two villages in the path of the flames....
14:48, 08/13/2019

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: flames in the trees and thick gray smoke shroudin...
16:24, 08/12/2019

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 season that scientists say is linked to the far north's ...
16:24, 08/29/2019

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 massive wildfires continue to burn across the region....
14:00, 08/25/2019

'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 gasoline on to the treeline or drops self-igniting “d...
13:24, 09/04/2019

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's MODIS instrument between 2003 and 2016....
23:48, 08/08/2019

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 struggling to deal with a smaller one....
12:36, 06/29/2019

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 wildfires in central Portugal that have injured 20 peo...
16:36, 07/21/2019

Brazil and France clash over raging wildfires in Amazon rainforest Brazil's president has accused France and other countries of interfering and having a "colonialist mindset" as they express fears for the burning Amazon rainforest....
02:36, 08/23/2019

'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 remained gripped by a powerful heatwave....
06:00, 06/27/2019

‘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 Organization....
16:48, 07/20/2019

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 Sunday, while injuring 12 civilians and eight fire...
13:24, 07/21/2019

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 behind.        ...
09:36, 05/20/2019

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.        ...
14:24, 07/01/2019

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 were followed by two years of much smaller charred ar...
10:36, 06/17/2019

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 town of Sibenik, state news agency Hina reported....
06:36, 07/28/2019

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 to parts of Europe, killing at least six people....
11:12, 06/29/2019

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 parts of Europe, killing at least three people in It...
05:12, 06/29/2019

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 killed more than 100 people were followed by two ye...
08:36, 06/17/2019

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.        ...
14:48, 05/30/2019

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 criticized such donations and said he'd think about acce...
06:00, 08/28/2019

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 respiratory problems for people....
09:36, 08/17/2019

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 accused media organizations of trying to undermine ...
23:48, 08/22/2019

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 and forcing the evacuation of several villages, re...
13:12, 09/06/2019

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 your lazy neighbour if you want to protect your pro...
00:48, 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 picked up by satellites from wildfires across Alaska an...
17:48, 08/02/2019

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 Siberia, the Kremlin says. Putin’s office than...
23:24, 07/31/2019

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 over the region....
21:36, 07/03/2019

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 high winds and dry weather sparked six blazes.  ...
02:24, 08/18/2019

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 parts of eastern Tennessee in 2016....
14:24, 05/06/2019

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/NurPhoto via Getty Images) This weekend, one of C...
16:48, 06/10/2019

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 stating two C-130 firefighting planes have also be...
01:12, 08/26/2019

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 province's government said Tuesday....
04:00, 05/22/2019

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 rainforest in an apparent reversal from previously downpla...
13:00, 08/24/2019

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 sending flames across the unseasonably hot, dry st...
03:48, 07/03/2019

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 family farms in British Columbia, Scott Kellington...
02:36, 07/20/2019

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 of Europe, killing at least three people in Italy....
08:24, 06/29/2019

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 history of sparking wildfires has agreed to pay $11bn t...
19:36, 09/13/2019

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 ago, will have to be re-evaluated....
19:00, 06/01/2019

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 into the community....
15:48, 05/30/2019

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.        ...
11:12, 07/01/2019

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.        ...
06:36, 08/02/2019

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 discuss a strategy for dealing with the country’s emb...
05:12, 08/25/2019

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 wildfires that have become more destructive and co...
15:00, 05/08/2019

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 with last year's deadly wildfires.   ...
07:24, 06/08/2019

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 by last year’s devastating wildfires....
10:00, 09/05/2019

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 fire....
06:12, 05/27/2019

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 rainforest. Berlin has called for guarantees for the Amazon to be included in the upcoming EU-South Amer...
09:48, 08/23/2019

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....
08:48, 06/29/2019

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 and much of southern Alberta....
12:24, 06/01/2019

'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 All health fixes       ...
17:24, 07/16/2019

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 customers about mortgage bond prices....
15:12, 07/15/2019

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 free credit monitoring, each one of them will likely o...
00:36, 08/01/2019

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 Federal Trade Commission to end a probe into its h...
11:36, 07/24/2019

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 might not get the full amount....
09:48, 07/29/2019

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 details released by the Israel Antiquities Authority ...
08:24, 07/17/2019

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 discuss a series rules changes that were recently approv...
12:00, 05/06/2019

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 million for the 147 million Americans affected by the bre...
17:24, 07/23/2019

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 alleged victims will get an average of $60,000....
10:12, 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 FTC issued a tweet on Monday urging caution about fa...
15:48, 07/30/2019

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’s assured it complies with a new law targeting such...
16:48, 06/10/2019

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 may be easier now, as the website InfoWars has sett...
05:24, 06/11/2019

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 and federal regulators in which it will pay $700m to...
09:36, 07/22/2019

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 related services like its WhatsApp messenger, the Wall S...
16:00, 05/02/2019

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.       ...
09:36, 07/22/2019

UPDATE 2-Equifax to pay up to $700 mln in U.S. data breach settlement Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to $700 million to settle U.S. federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information that affected around 147 million consum...
08:24, 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 restitution fund....
08:00, 07/22/2019

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 due in a settlement with Los Angeles County....
13:12, 06/13/2019

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 data of nearly 150 million Americans....
06:48, 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 Social Security numbers and other private information...
05:36, 07/22/2019

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.       ...
05:36, 07/22/2019

Equifax to pay up to $650 million in data breach settlement Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to a record $650 million to settle U.S. federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information, authorities said on Monday....
05:00, 07/22/2019

The Latest: Lawyer: Family got 'transformational' settlement The Latest on the city of Minneapolis paying a $20 million settlement to the family of an unarmed woman shot and killed by a police officer in 2017 (all times local): 3 p.m....
15:00, 05/03/2019

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 police officer in 2017 (all times local): 3 p.m. An atto...
13:24, 05/03/2019

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 in Israel, and one of the largest of its kind in t...
17:24, 07/16/2019

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 a $675,000 settlement. (May 3)    ...
20:48, 05/02/2019

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 addiction treatment by its former pharmaceuticals bus...
01:48, 07/11/2019

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 before publication, such as financial statements, previ...
06:12, 05/01/2019

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 from children without a guardian's consent....
01:36, 09/05/2019

$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-station door last year. The Arizona Republic reports...
18:24, 09/08/2019

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 received an email over the weekend instructing you to pr...
11:36, 09/09/2019

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.Read More...
03:48, 05/14/2019

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 scandal....
05:12, 05/30/2019

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 epidemic. (Sept. 11)      ...
22:36, 09/11/2019

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 separate to its ongoing legal proceedings....
12:24, 07/11/2019

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 information, authorities said on Monday....
07:00, 07/22/2019

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 reported settlement with Facebook Inc....
11:12, 07/16/2019

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 include its WhatsApp messaging service, the Wall St...
18:00, 05/02/2019

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 services such as its WhatsApp messaging function....
14:00, 05/02/2019

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 sexually abused as children at a now-defunct charity...
09:00, 06/07/2019

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. The head of the electric car maker reached a deal wi...
03:36, 05/02/2019

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.       ...
06:36, 07/31/2019

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 leak to political research firm Cambridge Analytica...
13:48, 07/12/2019

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 consider....
10:36, 05/22/2019

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 Republicans and Democrats on the Federal Trade Commi...
14:36, 05/24/2019

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 slick experience you had when you paid for a company’...
09:24, 08/06/2019

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 video surveillance software....
01:48, 08/02/2019

$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.        ...
18:12, 07/30/2019

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 not receive the full $125 they expected....
13:48, 07/31/2019

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 mandate....
05:36, 07/24/2019

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 million people were affected — can finally get...
17:48, 07/25/2019

| 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 social network....
21:12, 07/24/2019

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 requires Zuckerberg to personally attest to the compa...
16:00, 07/24/2019

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 release.       ...
15:36, 07/24/2019

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 data breach....
17:24, 07/22/2019

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 allegations of sexual assault are seeking an investigation i...
13:24, 05/17/2019

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 data, saying that top officials, potentially includi...
15:00, 05/06/2019

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 identify....
13:48, 07/23/2019

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 group said on Friday....
07:48, 05/17/2019

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 utility, including the devastating Camp Fire last year....
14:12, 06/19/2019

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 state or local consumer-protection office....
04:36, 08/03/2019

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 flick a cigarette out here, somebody drags a chain...
18:36, 06/20/2019

|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% year-on-year to 2,146,900 ounces...
04:24, 07/22/2019

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 data, saying that top officials, potentially includi...
14:36, 05/06/2019

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 Trump on land it captured from Syria, as a token of g...
13:12, 05/22/2019

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 Index option (options symbol: XSP) contract with a ne...
17:24, 05/01/2019

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 military on Friday....
03:24, 08/23/2019

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 privacy oversight committee and take other steps to sa...
18:48, 05/01/2019

Facebook Settlement Requires Zuckerberg to Certify Compliance Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will have to personally certify that the company is following federal officials’ orders for protecting consumer privacy under a settlement expected with the Federal Trade ...
17:00, 07/23/2019

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 Federal Trade Commission....
19:48, 05/01/2019

Bayer sees glyphosate settlement only if financially reasonable Bayer on Tuesday said it would consider settling with U.S. plaintiffs suing over the German group's Roundup herbicide only on reasonable terms, and if such a move wraps up all cases....
07:24, 07/30/2019

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 privacy oversight committee and take other steps to sa...
23:48, 05/01/2019

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 canal in a downtown entertainment district to rescue...
09:00, 05/08/2019

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. opioid epidemic that would bring every state and munici...
17:36, 09/11/2019

Neymar team denies seeking settlement meeting Attorneys for Brazilian soccer star Neymar are disputing allegations they had asked for a meeting to discuss a settlement with representatives of a woman who later filed a rape complaint....
11:24, 06/05/2019

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 explosions and fires....
00:12, 07/30/2019

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 members of payments systems RTGS and National......
07:00, 06/04/2019

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 personal information. The Wall Street Journal is reportin...
17:00, 05/24/2019

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 Saudi government over his father's murder....
10:00, 04/28/2019

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 representing thousands of miners who contracted the fat...
14:48, 07/26/2019

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 settlement with the affected communities Tuesday....
17:00, 05/07/2019

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 settle its involvement in the 'Car Wash' corruption case...
21:00, 05/27/2019

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 Arizona Attorney General’s Office announced We...
22:00, 05/29/2019

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 obtained by WeAreIowa.com, Chris and his......
11:00, 05/22/2019

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 investment-firm clients....
18:00, 06/27/2019

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 story.        ...
18:12, 05/30/2019

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 aide killed last week as political tensions flared....
07:00, 07/05/2019

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.       ...
16:36, 09/10/2019

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 lawsuits over the toll of the opioid crisis....
14:00, 09/09/2019

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 years, fining Facebook $5 billion for mishandling ...
16:48, 07/25/2019

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 gathered children’s personal information....
19:01, 09/04/2019

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 Aetna, removing a cloud of uncertainty for the merged c...
16:36, 09/04/2019

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 though it involved cops on both sides. Transit Offi...
20:12, 09/15/2019

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 emissions-control software....
00:00, 05/04/2019

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 for $15,000, according to the Daily Beast....
09:00, 06/11/2019

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 smartphones. For you, that means a payout of up to $500...
19:12, 08/13/2019

Facebook exec meeting with lawmakers ahead of FTC settlement Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg is meeting with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday ahead of an expected settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), a spokesman for Sena...
12:36, 05/07/2019

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 sold opioids....
20:36, 06/14/2019

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 retaliating against his critics. Lawyers for the J...
15:36, 05/10/2019

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 of fraudulent transactions related to the media comp...
15:48, 06/12/2019

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 cartoonist behind the character and online meme Pepe t...
03:36, 06/13/2019

Ex-major leaguer, hospital, reach $5.1M legal settlement BOSTON (AP) — Former major-league pitcher Bobby Jenks has agreed to accept a $5.1 million settlement from Massachusetts General Hospital and a doctor he says caused his career-ending spine injury. The...
07:48, 05/09/2019

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.       ...
14:48, 07/22/2019

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. regulators said in a statement....
05:12, 07/22/2019

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 investigation into the social media company’s handling of use...
12:36, 07/22/2019

MGM Resorts reports $800M ‘possible’ Vegas settlement figure LAS VEGAS (AP) — Casino giant MGM Resorts is telling federal regulators it thinks it might pay up to $800 million to settle liability lawsuits stemming from the October 2017 mass shooting that became ...
15:12, 05/16/2019

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 ‘Trump Heights’ on Sunday. “We are going...
13:00, 06/16/2019

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.       ...
09:36, 07/22/2019

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.       ...
09:36, 07/22/2019

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 Protection Bureau, attorneys general and New York&...
10:00, 07/22/2019

Milwaukee reaches settlement with electric scooter company MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee has reached an agreement with Bird Rides Inc. over the electric scooters the company released on the city’s streets last summer. The California-based company removed i...
15:12, 05/09/2019

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 its demise...
06:36, 06/12/2019

Equifax to Pay at Least $650 Million in Largest-Ever Data Breach Settlement The agreement, which received preliminary approval Monday, would end an array of lawsuits and investigations stemming from the exposure of the sensitive information of more than 147 million people....
17:24, 07/22/2019

Facebook Settlement Expected to Mandate Privacy Committee The social-media giant’s expected settlement with the Federal Trade Commission will create a board committee to help ensure senior-level scrutiny of Facebook’s privacy-related efforts....
18:36, 07/22/2019

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 ongoing opioid crisis....
21:48, 06/24/2019

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 reported on Monday, with President and Chief Legal Offi...
00:48, 07/23/2019

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 a draft order that would grant agency approval to ...
15:36, 08/15/2019

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 in St. Louis. U.S. District Judge Stephen Limbaugh...
14:36, 06/24/2019

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 include its WhatsApp messaging service, the Wall St...
00:24, 05/03/2019

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....
05:12, 05/11/2019

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 automotive fluids and other waste items into regular trash...
13:48, 06/19/2019

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 emergency allergy shot EpiPen, which became the center of...
00:36, 07/31/2019

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 settlement approved on Tuesday, in the latest turn o...
12:48, 07/23/2019

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 settlement The Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce on Wednesday that Facebook has agreed to a sweeping s...
14:00, 07/23/2019

Jamar Clark’s advocates call for $20M death settlement MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Advocates for Jamar Clark, who was fatally shot by police in 2015, are demanding that the city of Minneapolis settles a lawsuit brought by his family for $20 million, the same amoun...
06:12, 05/21/2019

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 companies said Monday....
06:12, 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. With subway sex abuse arrests up in the Big Apple ...
22:12, 09/10/2019

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 came during an interview with PBS as tensions betwee...
09:12, 05/15/2019

Director Bryan Singer reaches settlement of rape claim SEATTLE (AP) — Movie director Bryan Singer has agreed to pay $150,000 to settle allegations that he raped a then-17-year-old boy on a yacht 15 years ago. Court records show that Singer, whose credits ...
11:48, 06/13/2019

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 attorney general that the drugmaker helped fuel the U.S. o...
12:24, 06/24/2019

Oklahoma reaches $85 mln settlement with Teva Pharmaceuticals ahead of trial Oklahoma has reached a $85 million settlement agreement with Israeli-based Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd ahead of the start of a trial in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit over the opioid epidemic, t...
15:12, 05/26/2019

Oral Roberts University pays $300K in recruiting settlement TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Department of Justice has announced a settlement with Oral Roberts University in which the school will pay more than $300,000 to resolve whistleblower allegations that it broke...
12:12, 06/05/2019

Israel's Netanyahu names new Golan settlement 'Trump Heights' Israel's cabinet has visited the Golan Heights to inaugurate the country's controversial new settlement. In March, Trump recognized the territory that Israel seized from Syria in 1967 as belonging to ...
11:48, 06/16/2019

‘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....
18:36, 05/24/2019

The Latest: Lawyers pause plan to divide opioid settlement CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on a plan to divide money among local governments in the case of a settlement of lawsuits over the toll of opioids (all times local): 1 p.m. Differences between state and l...
10:36, 06/25/2019

Uncovering The Lives Of The Refugees Inside Uganda's Rwamwanja Settlement "I have always related to the idea of being black and white at the same time, but identity and belonging take on a whole new dimension as an Albino refugee"...
05:00, 06/12/2019

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’s year-old request for $38 million to cover t...
10:48, 06/11/2019

U.S. cities propose framework for nationwide opioid settlement talks Lawyers for counties and municipalities suing drug manufacturers and distributors over their alleged roles in the U.S. opioid epidemic on Friday pitched a novel plan that would bring all 24,500 commun...
13:12, 06/14/2019

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 complained that their phones suffered from boot looping ...
16:24, 06/07/2019

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 board and avoid a proxy fight, according to people fam...
13:36, 05/17/2019

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 in common to let them settle as a group....
15:00, 06/06/2019

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 recent settlement. Three Alaskans and one Bahamian...
11:24, 06/17/2019

Paraplegic sues Michael Avenatti for siphoning away $4 million settlement Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who represented porn star Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against U.S. President Donald Trump, has been sued by a paraplegic client who accused him of siphoning away a $4 milli...
10:24, 06/13/2019

'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, according to court records....
14:48, 06/19/2019

Dad reaches historic paid leave settlement with JPMorgan Chase JPMorgan Chase on Thursday agreed to pay a bombshell $5 million to hundreds of men who claimed they weren’t given the same paid leave as women when they became parents. The proposed class-action...
14:00, 05/30/2019

Israel Names Golan Heights Settlement After President Trump RAMAT TRUMP, Golan Heights — The Trump name graces apartment towers, hotels and golf courses. Now it is the namesake of a tiny Israeli settlement in the Israel-controlled Golan Heights. Israeli ...
08:48, 06/17/2019

Oklahoma City Council approves settlement in canal death OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Council has approved a $175,000 settlement for the estate of a man who died after being electrocuted in an entertainment district canal. The Oklahoman reports th...
17:24, 05/22/2019

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 to people familiar with the matter, in contrast to ...
09:36, 06/07/2019

Arizona Attorney General: settlement reached in data breach PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Attorney General’s office says a settlement has been reached in the first health care data breach lawsuit involving numerous states. The office said Tuesday the deal w...
00:00, 06/05/2019

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 of a state lawsuit with Teva Pharmaceuticals. Clevel...
08:24, 06/18/2019

FTC settlement strips Zuckerberg of more power than a court would, Republican commissioners say The FTC's two Democratic commissioners dissented in the $5 billion settlement with Facebook, saying Zuckerberg should have been named as a defendant....
12:00, 07/24/2019

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 founder and top executives have been convicted of bribi...
14:24, 06/10/2019

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative opioid settlement: sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP reached a tentative agreement with some plaintiffs to resolve widespread litigation over its alleged role in fueling the U.S. opioid crisis and plans to tussle with st...
12:48, 09/11/2019

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 tax authorities centered on its fashion brand Gucci....
14:12, 05/09/2019

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 — get a pittance....
15:00, 08/08/2019

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, according to a settlement notice....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Mallinckrodt Agrees to $30 Million Settlement in Ohio Opioid Litigation Mallinckrodt said it had tentatively agreed to a settlement package worth $30 million to resolve opioid-crisis lawsuits brought by two Ohio counties, allowing the drugmaker to avoid a landmark trial n...
19:12, 09/06/2019

Equifax reportedly close to $700 million data breach settlement Remember that time Equifax had a data breach and leaked an incredible amount of information -- addresses, social security numbers and even driver's licenses -- on more than 143 million people in ...
21:00, 07/19/2019

FTC approves settlement with Google over YouTube kids privacy violations The Federal Trade Commission has finalized a settlement with Google in its investigation into YouTube for violating federal kids' privacy laws, according to two people familiar with the matter who wer...
16:48, 07/19/2019

U.S. judge approves Fiat Chrysler diesel emissions settlement A federal judge in San Francisco on Friday approved a $307.5 million civil settlement for about 100,000 U.S. owners of Fiat Chrysler diesel vehicles that the government said had illegal software that ...
13:00, 05/03/2019

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 data analytics company to 20 percent. Icahn had dis...
07:14, 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 you'll get depends on how well you qualify. The...
02:00, 08/13/2019

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 epidemic that would bring every community nationally...
11:24, 08/06/2019

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 is now attracting a ton of scrutiny after the Feder...
22:36, 08/02/2019

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.       ...
07:00, 07/30/2019

Janice Dickinson reaches ‘very large settlement’ with Bill Cosby "Jail is where he belongs. There are not enough years left for him to pay for what he has done to so many, many women," Janice Dickinson said of Bill Cosby....
09:00, 07/26/2019

Facebook Settlement Requires Zuckerberg to Certify Privacy Protections Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will have to personally certify that the company is taking steps to protect consumer privacy under a settlement expected to be announced with the Federal Trade Commission ...
18:48, 07/23/2019

Settlement expands transgender restroom rights in North Carolina RALEIGH, NC — A federal judge approved a legal settlement Tuesday affirming transgender people’s right to use restrooms matching their gender identity in many North Carolina public buildings. The cons...
15:00, 07/23/2019

Neil Armstrong’s Death, and a Stormy, Secret $6 Million Settlement The astronaut’s sons contended that incompetent medical care had cost him his life, and threatened to go public. His widow says she wanted no part of the payout....
15:00, 07/23/2019

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. opioid crisis and plans to tussle with states opposi...
16:24, 09/11/2019

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 Federal Trade Commission, a spokesman for Senator J...
14:00, 05/07/2019

Equifax agrees to a settlement of up to $700 million for massive data breach Equifax a couple of years ago had to disclose a massive hack that affected some 147 million people. Hackers were able to extract from Equifax’s servers plenty of personal data, including names a...
16:48, 07/22/2019

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.       ...
14:48, 07/22/2019

UPDATE 1-FTC to announce $5 bln settlement with Facebook as early as this week -sources The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc as early as this week of its investigation into the social media company’s handling of user ...
12:36, 07/22/2019

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 agreed to a tentative multi-billion-dollar settlement...
20:36, 09/11/2019

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 over its alleged role in the U.S. opioid crisis, Reu...
13:12, 09/11/2019