25 01, 2021

DuPont, Chemours Reach Agreement Over ‘Forever Chemicals’

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DOVER, Del. — The Dupont Co. and its spinoff business Chemours have agreed to resolve legal disputes over environmental liabilities for pollution related to man-made chemicals associated with an increased risk of cancer and other health problems. The binding memorandum …

25 01, 2021

Family Sues Two Virginia Officers, Accuses Excessive Force

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia family has filed a lawsuit against two police officers who the group claim unjustifiably attacked them while responding to a car crash in 2019. In the lawsuit, Elder Chacon, Brenda Samayoa and their 12-year-old …

25 01, 2021

Bus Heading to Grand Canyon Rolls Over; One Dead, Two Critical

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PHOENIX (AP) — A Las Vegas-based tour bus heading to the Grand Canyon rolled over in northwestern Arizona on Friday, killing one person and critically injuring two others, authorities said. The cause of the wreck around noon Friday was not …

26 01, 2021

California Alerts Residents in Burn Areas About Flood And Mudslide Coverage

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California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara is alerting residents to review their current insurance policies in the midst of a forecast of winter weather bringing the possibility of floods, mudslides, debris flows, and other disasters to recent wildfire burn areas throughout …

25 01, 2021

The Results Are In: How NFL QBs/Insurance Salesmen Mahomes, Rodgers, Mayfield Rate

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Last week, Insurance Journal polled football fans, asking them to compare three NFL quarterbacks who also appear in insurance TV ads. The poll asked readers to rate Green Bay Packers future Hall-of-Famer QB Aaron Rodgers who sells for State Farm; …

25 01, 2021

Biden Orders Review of Domestic Violent Extremism Threat

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has directed law enforcement and intelligence officials in his administration to study the threat of domestic violent extremism in the United States, an undertaking being launched weeks after a mob of insurgents loyal to …

25 01, 2021

Las Vegas Gym Sued Over Allegations of U.S. Gymnastics Coach Abuse

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Eight women who were taught by a former USA Gymnastics coach now facing lewdness and sexual assault charges are suing the Las Vegas gym where he trained them from 2009 to 2015. A civil negligence and …

25 01, 2021

Teen Accused of Stealing Nearly $1M from Georgia Supermarket

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A suburban Atlanta teenager has been arrested on charges that he defrauded a supermarket where he worked of nearly $1 million over a two-week period. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports 19-year-old Tre Brown was arrested Jan. 14 by Gwinnett County police …

25 01, 2021

TÜV SÜD Faces Group Claim In Germany Over 2019 Brazil Dam Collapse

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LONDON — German industrial inspector TÜV SÜD is facing a claim for “significant damages” in the first civil lawsuit on German soil over its alleged role in the deadly collapse of a dam in Brazil two years ago. A group …

25 01, 2021

US Police Weigh Officer Discipline After Rally, Capitol Riot

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For two Virginia police officers who posed for a photo during the deadly U.S. Capitol insurrection, the reckoning has been swift and public: They were identified, charged with crimes and arrested. But for five Seattle officers the outcome is less …