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15 10, 2021

Strongest Quake Since Volcano Erupted Shakes Spanish Island

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MADRID (AP) — A 4.5-magnitude earthquake shook La Palma in Spain’s Canary Islands in what was the strongest recorded temblor since volcanic eruptions began 26 days ago, authorities said Thursday. The quake was one of around 60 recorded overnight, Spain’s …

15 10, 2021

Murdaugh Charged With Taking Insurance Money in Maid’s Death

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A prominent South Carolina lawyer has been charged with stealing insurance settlements meant for the sons of his late housekeeper, state police said Thursday. Alex Murdaugh was arrested at a drug rehab facility in Orlando, Florida, …

15 10, 2021

Greece: Severe Storm, Floods Batter Athens, Fire-Hit Island

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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Severe storms swept across Greece Thursday, flooding hundreds of homes in Athens and prompting evacuations on the island of Evia that was ravaged by summer wildfires. Rescuers were also preparing to use helicopters to lift stranded …

15 10, 2021

J&J Puts Talc Liabilities Into Bankruptcy

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Oct 14 – Johnson & Johnson on Thursday put into bankruptcy tens of thousands of legal claims alleging its Baby Powder and other talc-based products caused cancer, offloading the potential liabilities into a newly created subsidiary. J&J put the talc …

28 04, 2021

Halfway Done, Georgia Shipwreck Demolition Has Months to Go

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BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Demolition of a cargo ship that overturned on the Georgia coast reached the halfway mark Monday as a towering crane lifted the vessel’s engine room section away from the rest of the shipwreck for removal by …

28 04, 2021

Settlement Reached in Suit Against Ultra-Rich Montana Club

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Dozens of Jamaican citizens recruited to work as cooks, servers and housekeepers at a Montana ski resort for the ultra-rich have reached a $1 million class action settlement over allegations they were discriminated against and paid …

27 04, 2021

Supreme Court Declines to Hear Wrestlers’ Brain Damage Cases

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear the appeals of several former pro wrestlers who claimed in lawsuits that World Wrestling Entertainment failed to protect them from repeated head injuries that led to long-term …

27 04, 2021

Pain, Loss Linger a Decade After Tornadoes Hammered Six States

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — For Tom Sanders, it’s the void left by the death of a cousin and the man’s wife, killed when a tornado mowed through a placid Alabama valley. To Markedia Wells, it’s the stolen innocence of her …

28 04, 2021

UK Government Green Lights ‘Self-Driving’ Cars on Motorways

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LONDON — The UK government on Wednesday became the first country to announce it will regulate the use of self-driving vehicles at slow speeds on motorways, with the first such cars possibly appearing on public roads as soon as this …

27 04, 2021

South Florida Deputies Told Not to Enforce Anti-Riot Law

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Deputies in a South Florida county are being instructed not to enforce an anti-rioting law signed by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis last week, unless it’s absolutely necessary. When it is deemed necessary, the decision must …