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24 05, 2019

Wet Spring delays California Crops, Snow Elsewhere in West

By | May 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Wet Spring delays California Crops, Snow Elsewhere in West

About the photo: A man with a child using a broom as a paddle canoe near an abandoned car on a flooded street Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017 in Kentfield, Calif. Flash flood watches are in place for parts of Northern …

23 05, 2019

Jury to Decide if Carrier Risked Trial Because it had Nothing Left to Lose

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A federal judge in Rhode Island has cleared the way for a trial to decide whether Columbia Casualty Insurance, in bad faith, put its own interest over its policyholder’s by gambling on a trial instead of settling a claim that …

21 05, 2019

Arming Teachers Won’t Make Schools Safer: Viewpoint

By | May 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Arming Teachers Won’t Make Schools Safer: Viewpoint

Florida this month became the latest state to allow teachers to carry guns at school — even though there is no evidence to suggest this can reduce school violence, and ample reason to fear the unintended consequences. The new law …

20 05, 2019

Google Glass Finds a New Home at the Factory

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Remember Google Glass? The vaunted debut of the company’s computerized eyewear six years ago was one of Silicon Valley’s more spectacular flops. Deemed too awkward and pretentious, early users were disparaged as “glassholes” by a critical public. Parent company Alphabet …

20 05, 2019

Tornadoes and Baseball-Sized Hail Threaten Texas, Oklahoma

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A powerful spring storm is bearing down on Texas and Oklahoma, bringing tornadoes, flash floods and baseball-sized hail, the National Weather Service said. The system could deliver as much as 5 inches of rain and hurricane-force winds as it sweeps …

16 05, 2019

California Dioceses Create Clergy Abuse Compensation Program

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Six Roman Catholic dioceses in California are creating a program to compensate people who were sexually abused by priests as children, in return for them promising not to sue. The program announced Tuesday includes the Archdiocese of …

14 05, 2019

Federal Agency Probes Whether GM Pickup Recall Went Far Enough

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DETROIT — U.S. safety regulators are investigating whether General Motors went far enough when it recalled about 3,000 small pickup trucks in 2016. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will determine if GM should recall about 115,000 Chevrolet Colorado and …

14 05, 2019

Researchers Find Low Integrity CEOs Cost Firms Money

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Chief executive officers with lower integrity cost their firms money, both in higher audit fees and poorer long-term performance, according to new research from a group of leading accounting professors, including University of Virginia School of Business Professor Shane Dikolli. …

13 05, 2019

Missouri’s Freshman Senator Taking on Candy Crush

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Missouri U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley is taking on the tech industry, including apps and tools aimed at children. Hawley last week introduced legislation that would ban “pay-to-win” apps like Candy Crush that he said are targeted …

10 05, 2019

Following Opioid Suits, Family Behind Deadly OxyContin Squabbles

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A united front among members of the billionaire Sackler family behind painkiller OxyContin is showing signs of strain from litigation over who bears responsibility for the deadly U.S. opioid epidemic. At least twice in recent months, …