26 06, 2017

Dash Cam Viral Video Captures Oregon Road Rage Crash

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An Oregon, man who purchased a dashboard camera found himself in demand after a June 3 road rage incident that ended with a car suspended on the cable stay of a power pole. The surprise incident became a viral sensation …

26 06, 2017

Police Shooting Settlements Remove Gamble of Jury Awards

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The $1.5 million awarded this week to the parents of Michael Brown is the latest of several large settlements involving black suspects who were killed by police, but it’s far from the largest. A federal judge in St. Louis on …

26 06, 2017

Automakers Grapple with What To Do with Drivers in Autonomous Vehicles

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Automakers are using tiny cameras, sensors to track drooping heads, steering wheel monitors and audible alerts to ensure drivers pay attention when using advanced driver assistance systems, like Tesla’s Autopilot, that allow drivers to take their hands off the wheel. …

26 06, 2017

Studies of Oklahoma’s Largest Earthquake Included in Seismology Journal

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Oklahoma’s largest recorded earthquake affected geological structures both above and below ground last year, but experts caution there still is much that scientists don’t know the 5.8-magnitude temblor that struck near Pawnee. Ten separate academic studies into the Sept. 3 …

26 06, 2017

Tropical Storm Cindy Drenches Southeast

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  Floodwaters from Tropical Storm Cindy covered timberland and fields across the rural Deep South on Saturday, but the sun peeked out enough to offer hope that the worst was over. Swollen by heavy rains and flowing quickly, the Chickasawhay …

26 06, 2017

Workers’ Comp Affected by Changing Workforce

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The workers’ comp industry is in for big changes as older workers continue to stay on the job longer and more Latinos are employed in the workplace. These changes to the U.S. workforce present employers with challenges to safety and …

26 06, 2017

London Fire Fallout Widens, Hundreds Evacuated From Apartment Towers

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The scope of Britain’s fire-safety crisis broadened Saturday as London officials scrambled to evacuate four public housing towers due to concerns about fire doors and insulation around gas pipes. Hundreds of residents hastily packed their bags, with many angry and …

26 06, 2017

General Motors Agrees to Settle Hundreds of Ignition Lawsuits

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General Motors Co. has agreed to settle federal lawsuits by as many as 203 plaintiffs over defective ignition switches in its vehicles, a Friday court filing shows. Settlement terms are confidential, but the accord could also resolve hundreds of state court …

26 06, 2017

Attitudes, Legal Standards’ Impact on Police Convictions

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In the three years since fatal police shootings of unarmed black people launched the Black Lives Matter movement, few officers have been charged and none has been convicted by juries in the highest-profile deaths that inspired protests across the country. …

26 06, 2017

Former Flatiron, Cantor Fitzgerald Execs Launch Premium Financing Firm National Partners

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Denver-based National Partners, a new premium finance company, said that it will open for business and begin processing loans on July 2. Since its formation in July 2016, NP has been building out its software system and securing the state …