NAIROBIDAILYNEWS.COM: Latest News 05:39 2019-09-14

Google will now post this list of employee 'rights' at HQ as part of legal settlement

After an employee accused Google of stifling free speech, the company settled with the U.S. National Labor Relations board and will post a list of worker rights....

Google will now post this list of employee 'rights' at HQ as part of legal settlement

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Google's legal chief, already in hot water over past relationship, married an employee this weekend The marriage comes as Drummond, who made more than $47 million in 2018, toes the line of company policies discouraging employees from dating subordinates, a source of significant employee discontent at the tech giant....
23:52 2019-09-03

Man considering legal action after Starbucks employee labels drink 'Isis' Niquel Johnson said when he ordered at a Philadelphia store he gave his Islamic name, AzizA Philadelphia man has said he is considering legal action against Starbucks after an employee asked for his name to label his drink but ended up writing the title of the Islamic State.Niquel Johnson, 40, told ...
06:26 2019-09-02

Employee recognition a vital part of workplace culture: Ask HR Recognizing team members is one of the most basic and fundamental things we as business leaders, people managers and HR professionals do.       ...
02:52 2019-09-11

Alphabet legal chief, already in hot water over past relationship, married an employee this weekend The marriage comes as Drummond, who made more than $47 million in 2018, toes the line of company policies discouraging employees from dating subordinates, a source of significant employee discontent at the tech giant....
09:52 2019-09-04

The Greatest Leap, part 4: Catching Apollo fever as a new NASA employee Video shot by Joshua Ballinger, edited and produced by Jing Niu and David Minick. Click here for transcript. As inevitably happens in August, a sweltering heat with the tactility of dog's breath had come over Houston when Raja Chari reported to the Johnson Space Center. Just shy of his 40th birth...
20:52 2019-07-19

| 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....
06:13 2019-07-25

Kristin Cavallari fires employee after 'insensitive' 9/11 Instagram post: Report After receiving backlash for an "insensitive" post while in New York City on Sept. 11, Kristin Cavallari has reportedly fired one of her employees.        ...
22:00 2019-09-16

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...
19:00 2019-07-24

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....
16:00 2019-07-05

Purdue Pharma, maker of painkiller OxyContin, files for bankruptcy as part of settlement Purdue Pharma, the company that made billions selling the prescription painkiller OxyContin, filed for bankruptcy days after reaching a tentative settlement with many of the state and local governments suing it over the toll of opioids. The filing late Sunday night in White Plains, New York, was a...
22:26 2019-09-16

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......
14:00 2019-07-02

Brazil senate approves transfer of rights oil settlement with Petrobras Brazil's Senate on Tuesday night approved an amended transfer of rights agreement settling a dispute over pre-salt oil fields between the government and oil company Petrobras that still needs to pass the lower house to clear way the way for auctions later this year....
02:00 2019-09-04

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 consent decree is expected to end a protracted lawsuit challenging North Carolina’s so-called bathroom b...
00:52 2019-07-24

Facebook pays historic $5B fine and agrees to new privacy regulations as part of massive settlement After months of speculation, Facebook and the FTC agreed to a $5 billion fine for privacy violations, as well as new oversight on how the company handles user data....
15:52 2019-07-24

Assam To Give Legal Aid To Underprivileged People Excluded From NRC List The Assam government will provide legal aid to underprivileged people who have been excluded from the final list of the National Register of Citizens or NRC, according to the Ministry of Home Affairs....
08:13 2019-09-03

Prominent Republicans File Brief to Support L.G.B.T. Rights in Legal Case The group — including Meg Whitman, Mark McKinnon and Ken Mehlman, the former chairman of the Republican National Committee — says the Civil Rights Act bans such discrimination....
22:13 2019-07-02

Factbox: Roe v. Wade at risk: Legal challenges to U.S. abortion rights In recent months, some conservative-leaning U.S. states have taken action to curb abortion rights, the most recent being Missouri, where the state's only abortion clinic could close by the end of the week....
21:26 2019-05-29

Give endangered jaguars legal rights, Argentina campaigners ask court With fewer than 20 left in the South American country’s Gran Chaco forest – the big cats could be classed as a ‘non-human person’Argentina’s supreme court has been asked to recognize the legal rights of the South American jaguar, of which fewer than 20 individuals remain alive in the country’s Gran ...
22:13 2019-07-19

Absence Of Legal Awareness Root Cause Of Rights Deprivation: Ranjan Gogoi Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Sunday said the absence of legal awareness was the "root cause" of "deception, exploitation and deprivation" of the rights and benefits of the masses....
00:00 2019-08-19

In El Paso court, migrants no longer get legal advocates or rights briefings More than three months after the Migration Protection Protocols were expanded to include the El Paso-Ciudad Juárez border, confusion about the program still dominates the proceedings in federal immigration court....
20:13 2019-07-11

Another employee behind the Google Walkout has left the company One of the leaders of a mass walkout last year in protest of Google's handling of sexual misconduct cases has left the company, Bloomberg reports. Meredith Whittaker was the founder of Google's Open Research Group and served with AI Now, an ethics or......
17:00 2019-07-16

Chief Minister Assures People On Assam Citizens List, Promises Legal Aid Ahead of the publication of final National Register of Citizens or NRC, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal asked people today not to panic and said the state government will take all possible......
11:52 2019-08-30

To Use Aadhaar To Clean Voters' List, Election Body Seeks Legal Power The Election Commission has asked the government to give it statutory backing to collect Aadhaar numbers of new applicants and existing voters to check multiple entries in electoral rolls....
17:13 2019-08-18

Google settles with labor board over employee speech SAN FRANCISCO — Google has reached a settlement over employees’ ability to speak out about workplace issues after a former worker filed a complaint. Under the settlement with the National Labor Relations Board, Google said, the company will post notices to remind employees of their federal rights. T...
22:52 2019-09-13

Google employee claims it discriminates against pregnant women Google is facing internal criticism, yet again, after a viral memo by an employee accused the company of discriminating against pregnant women. As Motherboard reports, that worker faced retaliation after bringing up a manager's derogatory comments to......
03:39 2019-08-06

Employee claims Google discriminates against pregnant women A memo written by a Google employee that alleges discrimination against pregnant women has gone viral at the tech giant, according to Motherboard. Titled “I’m Not Returning to Google After Maternity Leave, and Here is Why,” the memo reportedly has been seen by over 10,000 employees at the tech giant...
00:39 2019-08-07

Alphabet’s top lawyer quietly marries Google employee Alphabet’s top lawyer — who last week got accused by a former underling of ignoring the tech giant’s rules about romantic relationships, even as he neglected their child — quietly married another ex-subordinate over the weekend, according to a report. David Drummond, the 56-year-old chief legal offi...
20:00 2019-09-04

Abortion forum: 2020 Democrats to take part in first US debate on reproductive rights Nearly all of the Democratic candidates will participate in a first-of-its-kind forum, amid a climate that’s increasingly hostile to women’s healthAs state after state enacts sweeping new restrictions on abortion, several Democratic presidential hopefuls, eager to prove their unwavering support for ...
19:52 2019-06-21

Google employee describes ‘burden of being black’ at tech giant “So, just as I’m doing with this essay, I ultimately resolved to break my silence. And though I eventually grew more comfortable using challenging moments to educate my co-workers, I never stopped feeling the burden of feeling black at Google," the memo read....
23:52 2019-08-16

Google employee who organized walkout quits, alleging retaliation One of the organizers of a worldwide Google employee walkout in November has quit the company, citing retaliation from her superiors. Claire Stapleton, who worked as a marketing manager at Google-owned YouTube, said in an internal post that was later shared to Medium that she decided to leave the se...
23:52 2019-06-07

Kristin Cavallari fires employee after 'insensitive' 9/11 Instagram post: Report After receiving backlash for an "insensitive" post while in New York City on Sept. 11, Kristin Cavallari has reportedly fired one of her employees.        ...
02:52 2019-09-13

Walmart taps ex-Google, Amazon employee as new chief technology officer Walmart Inc has appointed Suresh Kumar, a former employee of Alphabet Inc-owned Google and Amazon.com Inc, as its new chief technology officer as it tries to fuel an internal tech transformation and boost its e-commerce business....
19:13 2019-05-28

Netanyahu announces post-election plan to annex part of occupied West Bank Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his intention on Tuesday to annex the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank if he wins next week's general election....
19:13 2019-09-10

UPDATE 1-Walmart taps ex-Google, Amazon employee as new chief technology officer Walmart Inc appointed Suresh Kumar, a former employee of Alphabet Inc-owned Google and Amazon.com Inc, as its new chief technology officer as it tries to fuel an internal tech transformation and boost its e-commerce business....
19:52 2019-05-28

Google employee describes 'burden of being black' at tech giant in memo: report A departing Google employee has described the “the burden of being black” at the tech giant in an internal memo that alleges racist and insensitive behavior from some employees the company....
18:39 2019-08-16

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....
19:13 2019-09-04

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 tech giant is offering up to $20 to any US resident who bought a......
09:00 2019-08-13

FTC approves settlement with Google over YouTube kids privacy violations The settlement finds that Google inadequately protected kids who used its video-streaming service and improperly collected their data, said two people familiar with the matter....
02:13 2019-07-20

Cristiano Ronaldo tops Instagram Sports Rich List, scoring almost $1 million per post Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has topped an Instagram Sports Rich List for 2019, after it was revealed he received $975,000 per post to endorse products from companies on the social media platform....
18:52 2019-07-31

U.N. Reportedly Has a List of People Who Could Face War Crimes Charges Over Human Rights Violations in Yemen People directly responsible for alleged war crimes in Yemen could face charges, a panel of experts at the United Nations said Tuesday. The United States, France, the United Kingdom, and Iran could potentially be complicit, according to the report....
13:52 2019-09-04

FTC's settlement with Google over YouTube kids privacy violations blasted by critics The Federal Trade Commission's reported settlement with Google over YouTube childrens privacy violations was been blasted by tech critics as not going far enough to rein in the search giant....
21:01 2019-07-22

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....
21:39 2019-09-12

U.S. appeals court voids Google 'cookie' privacy settlement that paid users nothing A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down Google's class-action settlement meant to resolve claims it invaded the privacy of millions of computer users by installing "cookies" in their browsers, but paying those users nothing for their troubles....
21:26 2019-08-06

Google Gets Ready for Legal Fight as U.S. Mulls an Antitrust Probe As Google cemented its powerful position, the tech giant’s executives said they believed they were helping web users get information and letting publishers and advertisers connect more efficiently. The question is whether U.S. regulators will determine the firm’s efforts squelched competition....
10:13 2019-06-03

Google wins legal battle with German publishers over fee demands Google won a legal battle on Thursday after Europe's top court said publishers in Germany could not demand copyright fees since 2013 from the tech firm because the European Commission had not been notified of the German regulation....
16:39 2019-09-12

Google Gets Ready for Legal Fight As U.S. Weighs an Antitrust Probe As Google cemented its powerful position, the tech giant’s executives said they believed they were helping web users get information and letting publishers and advertisers connect more efficiently. The question is whether U.S. regulators will determine the firm’s efforts squelched competition....
04:00 2019-06-03

Google acknowledges DOJ scrutiny as part of competition review Google has confirmed that it's one of the targets of the Justice Department's review of competition in tech. The search firm has revealed that DOJ officials asked it to provide information about "past investigations," with an SEC filing also referen......
23:39 2019-09-07

Google legal chief David Drummond accused of romances with subordinates in defiance of rules Google Chief Legal Officer David Drummond regularly ignored the company's policy against office romances with subordinates, a scathing new blog post alleges.....
02:13 2019-08-31

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google: Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, the Washington Post said on Saturday....
07:52 2019-06-02

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google -Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, the Washington Post said on Saturday....
13:39 2019-06-02

Google loophole allows anti-abortion clinics to post deceptive ads ‘Crisis pregnancy centers’ seek to discourage women from getting abortions by ‘deceiving them about services they do or do not offer’A new Google policy that was meant to rein in deceptive advertising by “crisis pregnancy centers” has a loophole that is allowing the centers to continue to post misle...
22:52 2019-08-19

Microsoft Bans Employees From Using Slack, Has AWS and Google Docs on a 'Discouraged' List PC giant Microsoft has informed its staff not to use popular chat app and competitor Slack, adding it to a list of “prohibited and discouraged technology” comprised of software and services that it does not want employees using outside of specific circumstances, Geekwire reported on Friday. Read mor...
07:26 2019-06-23

Australia Post shipping insights through Google Cloud analytics play The postal service is aiming to have complete transparency over the entire delivery process, and wants to use its rich data to give customers what they actually want....
12:52 2019-09-18

Government reportedly orders Google not to restrict employees' rights to free speech The National Labor Relations Board has ordered Google to strike community guidelines that ban employees from discussing political and workplace issues, the Wall Street Journal reported....
17:00 2019-09-12

Google is scanning your Gmail inbox to keep a detailed list of your purchases, and there's no easy way to erase it (GOOGL, GOOG) Getty Google keeps track of many purchases you make that send digital receipts to your Gmail inbox. Your buying history is kept on a page called "Purchases," CNBC reported. There's no simple way to delete this history — instead, you have to delete each individual emailed receipt. Visit Busine...
17:52 2019-05-21

Part cow, part… bacterium? Biotech company makes heifer of gene-editing blunder Enlarge / A Holstein calf, which has not been gene-edited. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) A Minnesota-based gene-editing company is left red in the face after it took on bull genetics—and got slammed. The company, Recombinetics, set out years ago to genetically engineer Holstein dairy cattle to come ...
18:13 2019-09-01

Review: The $1,299 RadRunner is part cargo e-bike, part moped, and all fun “Life is about the journey, not the destination.” So said someone who clearly never tried to get around Manhattan during rush hour. There are myriad ways to navigate this city, but they’re rarely enjoyable. Like most New Yorkers, I don’t own a car. I’m lucky to work from home, but I go to meetings a...
01:26 2019-08-30

Part sci-fi thriller, part crime drama, Don’t Let Go is an understated gem A grieving police detective receives a mysterious call from the past in Don't Let Go from Blumhouse Productions. A cell phone connection serves as a link between the past and present for a police detective and his dead niece in Don't Let Go, a new supernatural thriller from Blumhouse Productions t...
01:00 2019-09-01

Dayton suspect compiled 'hit list' and 'rape list' in high school: reports The gunman who fatally shot nine people -- including his sister -- and injured more than two dozen others in Dayton, Ohio, early Sunday was reportedly suspended during his high school years for compiling a “hit list” of those he wanted to kill and a “rape list” of girls he wanted to sexually assault...
21:26 2019-08-05

From Trump to Boris Johnson, we’re moving from post-truth to post-shame | Alastair Campbell Populism means never having to say you’re sorry, and never having to say you’re wrong. You just change the subjectA confession: I tend not to read the online comments about anything I write for the Guardian. But as I am about to embark on a short “politics of mental health” speaking tour down under,...
19:52 2019-07-15

UN Human Rights chief urges Venezuela to halt grave rights violations The Venezuelan authorities should take immediate steps to halt widespread rights violations being perpetrated against the country’s people and work to resolve “this all-consuming crisis”, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Thursday....
21:39 2019-07-04

Part-human, part-animal? Scientists may soon try to grow human organs in rodents Thanks to approval by the Japanese science ministry, scientists will experiment with stem cells to create human organs in rodents.        ...
19:13 2019-07-31

Amy Schumer salutes 'warrior' women and praises doulas in 'post baby annoying post' The comedian said she "threw up violently and felt sick mostly every day of my pregnancy." But her friends were right: It was worth it.        ...
15:26 2019-05-21

Are You an Equinox Employee With Something To Say? Luxury fitness chain Equinox has been in the news after evil billionaire owner Stephen Ross decided to host a Trump fundraiser, prompting boycott threats from customers and even a call for a strike. Are you an Equinox employee? We want to hear from you....
20:52 2019-08-09

How to prevent employee burnout The World Health Organisation now officially recognizes workplace ‘burnout’ as an occupational phenomenon, this is the first time it’s being directly linked in its classification of diseases as a work hazard. Why has it become such a prominent issue? If you look at the last...
20:13 2019-08-16

Experienced employee keeps getting rejected for new job: Ask HR Employee with 25 years experience says other companies just seem to view him as overqualified, falsely assuming he's out of their price range.       ...
14:39 2019-06-11

Google takes another stab at Google Glass, updates the AR headsets for business customers Google improved the specs on the Glass for business. The search company gave the smart glasses an updated camera and better battery life.        ...
19:52 2019-05-21

Google expands Wi-Fi and adds toll-free Google Assistant line in India Announcements from Google event in India include giving villages in India access to Wi-Fi connectivity for the first time and a chance to call Google Assistant on a toll-free number....
07:13 2019-09-20

Xbox vs Google Stadia: Bad News for Google, slow broadband is already a huge disadvantage Eurogamer and Broadband Genie has found slow broadband is set to prevent many gamers from enjoying the new Google Stadia game streaming service. And it could already prove to be a killer blow for the tech giant....
03:13 2019-06-23

Google Will Now Let Visually Impaired Users Experience Live Edits in Google Docs There are a lot of improvements to be made on the web to make it more accessible, and a lot of that is contingent on thorny legal issues, so it’s nice to see tech companies take the initiative to inject accessibility improvements directly into their own products. Especially basic but frequently used...
19:39 2019-08-21

Google says issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. resolved. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
06:39 2019-06-03

This week’s dead Google product is Google Trips, may it rest in peace Google Trips! Get a good look at it while it is still around. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Google's wild ride of service shutdowns never stops. Next up on the chopping block is Google Trips, a tri...
13:26 2019-06-06

Google admits partners leaked more than 1,000 private conversations with Google Assistant Google on Wednesday admitted that partners who work to analyze voice snippets collected when people talk to the Google Assistant were leaked to a Belgian press outlet....
20:52 2019-07-11

Google says issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. resolved Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
07:13 2019-06-03

'What is Google Scholar?': What you need to know about Google's database for students, researchers, and other curious minds Reuters Google Scholar is a searchable database of scholarly literature. It connects users with studies and journal articles, but that doesn't always mean you have free and full access to those articles. You might need a membership to read the full versions. Google Scholar can be a valuable researc...
00:01 2019-06-04

Apple and Google temporarily stop listening to Siri and OK Google queries Enlarge / An Apple Watch Nike+ Series 4. (credit: Getty Images | Wachiwit) Apple workers have stopped listening to Siri queries worldwide, the company said this week. Apple plans to bring back human reviews of Siri voice recordings at some unspecified date, but the company said it will only review...
00:26 2019-08-03

Millions of Business Listings on Google Maps Are Fake---and Google Profits Millions of pushpins on Google Maps point to false business addresses created by firms pretending to be nearby. Some are fibbing to get your business. Others are posted by predators seeing what they can take....
20:13 2019-06-20

Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
03:52 2019-06-03

Google Pixel 4 Leak Tips 90Hz Display, Exclusive Google Assistant Features A new leak claims that the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL will come with a 90Hz display and might serve as debut phones for some exclusive Google Assistant features....
18:39 2019-08-08

Google employees attempt to ban Google from the San Francisco Pride Parade In a letter released Wednesday morning, over 100 Google employees demanded that the San Francisco Pride Parade remove Google as one of its sponsors, citing an inability to protest Google's position on the parade as well as the presence of Steven Crowder on Google's video platform, YouTube....
18:39 2019-06-27

Google reveals that over 1,000 Google Assistant audio recordings were leaked Smart devices have changed the face of privacy forever. Telling people that you believed someone was listening to you at all times used to be cause for concern, but when everyone has a phone in their pocket and a computer on the desk and an Amazon Echo or a Google Home in their living room, it&rsquo...
00:26 2019-07-12

Google Fi gets $70 unlimited mobile plan plus free Google One membership Google has announced a new unlimited Google Fi plan that gives subscribers unfettered access to SMS, calls, and data for a set monthly fee. Read More...
21:13 2019-09-17

Google workers listen to your “OK Google” queries—one of them leaked recordings Enlarge / The Google Home Mini, the original Google Home, and the Google Home Max. (credit: Google) Google today defended its practice of having workers listen to users' Google Assistant queries, following the leak of 1,000 voice recordings to a media outlet. Google also said it will try to prev...
01:52 2019-07-12

How to add your business to Google and get it displayed on Google Maps for customers to find Reuters When you add a business to Google, you can immediately help your business bring in new customers and new streams of revenue. Once you've signed up for a Google "My Business" account, it should be easy to add a Google listing for your business. However, verification can take a couple weeks,...
02:39 2019-07-10

Google outage affects YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://status.cloud.google.com/incident/compute/19003....
02:13 2019-06-03

Google admits over 1,000 private Google Home recordings were leaked More than 1,000 private conversations recorded by Google Home devices have been leaked after it was revealed that Google lets human subcontractors listen to and transcribe recordings....
20:39 2019-07-12

China says it has detained a UK consulate employee An employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong who has been missing for almost two weeks has been detained in mainland China, the country's foreign ministry confirmed Wednesday....
14:39 2019-08-21

How to go from intern to full-time employee With internships becoming an increasingly essential tool to finding full time employment, it’s important to maximize your opportunities and cement yourself as a valuable team player. “Being in a team, your primary focus needs to be on improving the lives and work of the people around you,” says John...
08:00 2019-09-09

Feds: Ex-CIA employee waged ‘information war’ against US NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors say an ex-CIA employee must be kept isolated in prison after claiming he is waging an “information war” against the United States. Prosecutors made the comment in papers filed Tuesday in Manhattan federal court in the case against Joshua Adam Schulte. ...
23:52 2019-06-18

Look out! First pitch goes a bit awry for White Sox employee CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago White Sox employee of the month got to throw out a first pitch. And, to put it mildly, she was just a little bit off target. The rookie right-hander uncorked one of the most wayward first pitches ever when she plunked a team photographer standing close by, between the mound ...
06:00 2019-05-29

12 companies with awesome employee perks Raymond Brown/Flickr Most companies offer benefits of some kind or another, including parental leave, health/medical insurance, and paid time off. Other companies, however, approach benefits and perks a little differently. Here are 12 companies with unique employee perks, from free burgers and book...
19:26 2019-08-16

Former Microsoft employee gets 2 years for embezzlement SEATTLE (AP) — A former Microsoft sports marketing director has been sentenced to more than two years in prison after admitting he tried to embezzle $1.5 million — including $240,000 worth of Super Bowl tickets. U.S. District Judge Ricardo Martinez sentenced Jeff Tran to 28 months Friday. Tran, who ...
04:00 2019-06-29

Google expands its efforts in India with new Google Pay initiatives During its annual event in New Delhi, Google announced a number of new Google Pay initiatives aimed at helping small and medium-sized businesses accept digital payments in India.Although 400 million Indian users are now online, most businesses in the country still remain unconnected. In the past, Go...
09:26 2019-09-20

Google just launched its new lightweight search app Google Go worldwide After getting a limited rollout in Asia more than a year ago and then capturing a bit of the spotlight earlier this year at I/O 2019, Google on Tuesday formally announced the worldwide launch of a new lightweight search app called Google Go that comes in at just 7MB but offers a useful range of feat...
15:52 2019-08-21

Google tests new feature that will stop you from telling someone to "Google it" Spotted by Android Police, the beta version of the Google Search app has received an update that includes a new way to share search results. So let's say you're having a bar stool argument with someone over the ten top homerun hitters in baseball history. You say that Alex Rodriguez topped Willie Ma...
23:52 2019-06-20

A Foxconn employee might’ve just leaked a ton of new iPhone 11 details Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ are a week away from being released, Huawei has killer new flagship phones on the way, the OnePlus 7T Pro will likely debut soon, and Google’s hotly-anticipated Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL are set to be announced less than two months from now. Ther...
17:26 2019-08-14

Trial of Turkish US consulate employee adjourned ISTANBUL (AP) — A court in Istanbul has ruled to keep a Turkish employee of the U.S. Consulate in custody pending the outcome of his trial on espionage charges and attempting to overthrow the Turkish government. Turkey’s Anadolu news agency said Friday that the trial against Metin Topuz has be...
13:13 2019-06-28

How much does it cost to get an employee to steal workplace data? About $300 You can’t buy loyalty, but if you’ve got enough money, you can buy sensitive corporate information from disaffected office workers. At least, that’s the finding from UK infosec firm Deep Secure, which today published its ‘What is the Price of Loyalty’ report. Among other things, the paper shows that...
17:52 2019-05-29

Former Uber Employee Says 'Safe Rides Fee' Was the Rip-Off You Always Suspected Uber has, across its 10-year history, been the subject of any number of public scandals—from workplace sexual harassment and data privacy to labor strikes and myriad other controversies. But thanks to a forthcoming book on the beleaguered company, employees had a chance to reminisce about one some o...
19:00 2019-08-24

Tread carefully if a former employee lies on his resume: Ask HR Your organization is ethically obligated to be truthful about your former employee’s history, but it’s not your place to be the whistleblower.       ...
21:39 2019-09-17

China confirms it seized UK consulate employee An employee of the United Kingdom’s consulate in Hong Kong was arrested in mainland China, the two governments confirmed, amid tensions over protests in the former British colony....
23:52 2019-08-21

Former JTED employee charged with stealing $12K from district PIMA COUNTY- A former employee of the Pima County Joint Technical Education District is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from students and parents. Tyler Jeffrey Buntrock reportedly stole $12,000 from Pima JTED. A district spokesperson said their chief financial officer discovered irregulari...
11:39 2019-05-23

What happens when an older employee can no longer perform effectively? Ask HR What happens when an older employee's skills or memory seems to be faltering? This is a delicate situation that needs to be handled with care.       ...
15:26 2019-08-20

Man who fell from plane 'could be Nairobi airport employee' Fingerprints from body found in London garden sent to Kenya in effort to identify himThe fingerprints of a man whose frozen body fell into a garden in London from the landing gear of a Kenya Airways plane are being analysed after being sent by British police to Nairobi, where investigators suspect h...
16:39 2019-07-03

Why employee experience, engagement software may be a hot space Customer experience has received all the attention, but employee experience may be another important software category. The problem? There are dozens of vendors coming at employee experience from different angles. You'll be stitching together apps for the foreseeable future....
00:52 2019-06-24

Boeing has so many grounded 737 Max planes they're taking over the employee parking lot That's the problem Boeing employees at the company's Renton, Wa. factory are dealing with. Aerial footage from Seattle's King 5 news shows striking images of the planes cozying up to Priuses and SUV as Boeing works to get them back in the air....
22:00 2019-06-27

Target is sweetening its employee benefits to keep workers and attract new ones America's top retailers are trying to outmatch each other with new employee benefits to attract workers as unemployment hovers near its lowest level in decades....
22:26 2019-06-10

15Five raises $30.7 million for weekly employee evaluations 15Five, a San Francisco-based startup developing a suite of employee performance evaluation tools, has raised $30.7 million in venture capital.Read More...
18:52 2019-07-08

Restaurant employee killed by dumbwaiter in freak accident A Queens restaurant worker was crushed to death by a dumbwaiter Monday morning, according to police and fire officials. The 67-year-old victim, who was not identified because authorities are still trying to notify his family, was killed inside popular Caribbean restaurant The Door on Baisley Bouleva...
20:00 2019-07-15

U.S. House panel wants Boeing CEO to allow employee interviews on 737 MAX crashes Congress on Thursday asked Boeing Co's chief executive to make several employees available for interviews as part of a congressional probe into the design, development and certification of 737 MAX aircraft involved in two crashes that killed 346 people....
06:26 2019-09-13

US Asks Boeing Top Boss To Allow Employee Interviews On 737 MAX Crashes Congress on Thursday asked Boeing Co's chief executive to make several employees available for interviews as part of a congressional probe into the design, development and certification of 737 MAX......
03:13 2019-09-15

Britain concerned about consular employee missing in China The British foreign ministry says it is “extremely concerned” about an employee of its consulate in Hong Kong who has been missing since crossing into China on a business trip...
11:52 2019-08-20

Employee at UK's consulate in Hong Kong detained in China Detention comes amid more than two months of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong An employee at the UK’s consulate in Hong Kong has been detained by mainland Chinese authorities on his way back to the city, his girlfriend has said.Simon Cheng, 28, was returning from a trip in Shenzhen to his native ...
13:00 2019-08-20

Bank Employee Unions Warn Of Strike. Heres All You Need To Know Bank strike 2019: Bank strike to lead to four-day bank holiday: The two-day strike will begin on the midnight of September 25. The unions have also mentioned an indefinite stir from the second week of......
21:00 2019-09-14

Promoted: Ricciardo pitches for INFINITI Employee of the Month Second time around is always harder - that's what F1 ace Daniel Ricciardo learns when he bids to become Employee of the Month at an INFINITI dealership...
20:26 2019-08-27

Former de Blasio employee sentenced to prison for child porn A former de Blasio administration employee, who was once considered and rising young New York Democrat, will spend up to three years behind bars after pleading guilty to possessing kiddie porn Wednesday. Jacob Schwartz, 31, looked sullen as Justice Steven Statsinger handed down the sentence that had...
23:01 2019-07-10

NJ public employee retires after never missing day of work in 62 years His final day of work last Friday was no different from when Willie Sumlar started on Aug. 12, 1957. “I was trying to get stuff done,” Sumlar said. “You know me, I complete the day.” Sumlar, 84, of Orange, NJ, is so thorough that he has not missed a scheduled day of work in 6...
02:26 2019-07-06

$145,000 at a steakhouse? Employee charged with embezzling $5 million from his company Hugh Johnson II, a corporate executive at BMG LabTech, made mort than 300 unauthorized wire transfers for himself and friends.       ...
02:26 2019-08-06

Some Of Our Favorite Board Games Have Employee Cameos On The Cards Fantasy Flight, the publishers of some of the biggest and best board games around (from Star Wars to Arkham to Game of Thrones), have a little tradition going among staff: once you’ve worked there for five years, you get to appear as a character in one of their games....
03:52 2019-08-14

Former sheriff’s employee facing manslaughter in fatal ATV crash OWEN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – A former Franklin County Sheriff’s employee is now facing a manslaughter charge following a fatal ATV crash. Mario Chavez now faces second degree manslaughter in the alleged DUI crash that killed a 73-year-old woman exactly a week ago today. Ex-Franklin Co Sh...
18:39 2019-06-28

Home Depot employee killed after drywall collapses on top of him A Missouri Home Depot employee died on the job when pieces of drywall fell on on his head, police said. The 60-year-old man, who hasn’t been publicly identified, was using a forklift to transport the drywall in the St. Peters, Mo. store just after 12:15 a.m. Tuesday when multiple sheets collap...
11:00 2019-07-25

Co-owner, ex-employee of pharmacy in U.S. meningitis outbreak acquitted A federal judge on Friday tossed the convictions of a co-owner and former employee of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy accused of conspiring to help it evade regulatory oversight before its drugs caused a deadly 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak....
04:00 2019-06-08

Inside the hellish workday of an Amazon warehouse employee It took just three days of working full time at an Amazon “fulfillment center” outside of Louisville, Kentucky, for Emily Guendelsberger’s body to break down. She’d been warned by her supervisors that it would be physically demanding. She’d be on her feet for 12-hour shifts, walking a total of 15 to...
16:13 2019-07-13

US briefing: Epstein guards, Stacey Abrams and CEO-employee pay gap Wednesday’s top story: Two Epstein jail guards placed on leave and warden reassigned. Plus, Iceland mourns the loss of its ‘eternal’ glaciers Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
14:13 2019-08-14

China Releases Employee of U.K. Consulate in Hong Kong Simon Cheng, a Hong Kong citizen who works as a trade and investment officer at the British consulate, has returned to the city after being detained in China for 15 days....
01:52 2019-08-26

Facebook Employee Dies After Jumping From Headquarters Building A Facebook employee has died in what the police described as "an apparent suicide" at the social media giant's headquarters in Menlo Park, California....
14:00 2019-09-20

Turkish court rules to keep U.S. consulate employee in custody A Turkish court ruled on Friday to keep an employee of the U.S. consulate in custody as his trial on espionage charges continues, in a case that has damaged relations between Washington and Ankara....
12:13 2019-06-28

Ex University of Arizona employee files $10M claim vs school TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A former University of Arizona health-care executive has filed a $10 million notice of claim against the school over his firing. The claim is a precursor to a lawsuit. It alleges UA President Robert Robbins gave a $850,000-a-year job last year to longtime friend Dr. Michael Dake...
22:13 2019-08-25

Google is about to make Google Maps more like Waze A couple of days ago, Google added some handy new features to its Google Maps apps for Android and iPhone, including Street View support (Android) and weather information (iPhone). But the company is looking to add a bunch of other tricks to Google Maps that should further improve your commuting exp...
02:26 2019-09-07

In India, you don’t need a Google phone to have a Google Assistant Enlarge / Google Assistant isn't just for smartphones anymore—at least, not in India. (credit: McKay Savage / Flickr) India is an enormous developing market for international companies like Google—who list Hindi as the second most-used Google Assistant language, after English—but many of those pot...
04:39 2019-09-20

Google announces customers can now use PayPal with Google Pay Google has just announced it has expanded its partnership with PayPal to provide merchants with more ways to accept payments online. Starting next week, Google Pay will benefit from PayPal integration in all 24 countries where customers can link their PayPal account to Google Pay.Merchants that enab...
04:52 2019-06-22

Get Ready for Changes to Google Drive and Google Photos Starting July 10th, when you upload photos to Google Drive or Google Photos, those images won’t automatically sync over to the other service as well....
04:00 2019-06-14

Employment Hero raises over $15 million to simplify employee onboarding Employment Hero, a Sydney, Australia-based startup developing tools designed to simplify onboarding, has raised over $15 million in venture capital.Read More...
08:39 2019-07-09

Former State Department employee sentenced to more than three years in China spy case Federal Judge Randolph Moss sentenced former State Department employee Candace Claiborne to 40 months in prison and a $40,000 fine for one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States....
01:00 2019-07-10

Chili’s employee finds cremated human remains outside restaurant A Chili’s employee in upstate New York is spearheading the search for the family of a man whose cremated remains were found outside the restaurant last Sunday. Elizabeth Confer, who works at the Chili’s location in Niagara Falls, was heading into work when she spotted a box containing human ashes, a...
04:39 2019-09-17

Customer burns McDonald's employee with hot coffee after it was too watery: police A customer at a McDonalds in Nashville has been arrested on assault charges after he allegedly threw a hot coffee at an employee on Thursday because it was too watery....
06:26 2019-09-15

Uber's First Hired Employee, Ryan Graves, Is Leaving the Board Ryan Graves, Uber Technologies Inc.’s first hired employee and one of its longest standing directors, is leaving the board two weeks after the company’s initial public offering cemented his status as a paper billionaire....
03:00 2019-05-25

Remains of supermarket employee missing for 10 years found behind cooler Human remains found behind a cooler at an Iowa supermarket earlier this year were identified on Monday as an employee who went missing 10 years ago. Larry Ely Murillo-Moncada, 25, worked at the No Frills Supermarket in Council Bluffs when he disappeared on Nov. 28, 2009, the Des Moines Register repo...
05:13 2019-07-23

Walmart Retaliates Against Worker Who Urged Employee Walkout Over Gun Sales Following a pair of deadly mass shootings over the weekend, including one at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, a Walmart e-commerce category specialist, Thomas Marshall, posted two memos widely within the company, urging mass action by employees to pressure management to cease the sale of firearms. Now, ...
02:13 2019-08-07

Woman allegedly slugs Disney employee after cutting line The angriest guest on earth? A Chicago woman threw a fit while waiting to get on the popular Disney ride “Tower of Terror” — allegedly punching a cast member in the face — after being told she didn’t have a FastPass, cops said. The 23-year-old was at Disney’s Holl...
05:13 2019-07-23

Disgruntled city employee kills 11 in Virginia; suspect also killed A disgruntled public utility employee opened fire on co-workers at city offices in Virginia Beach, Virginia, on Friday afternoon, killing 11 people and wounding at least six others before he was fatally shot by police, authorities said....
03:13 2019-06-01

Goldman Sachs sued by gay ex-senior employee over discrimination claims William Littleton claims he was discriminated against on the basis of his sexual orientation and subjected to homophobic retaliationBanking giant Goldman Sachs has been hit with a lawsuit over claims from a former senior employee that he was discriminated against on the basis of his sexual orientati...
22:13 2019-06-05

Petition by Walmart employee to protest gun sales gathers over 45,000 signatures A petition started by a junior Walmart Inc worker in California to protest the retailer's sale of firearms, following two mass shootings over the weekend left 31 people dead in Texas and Ohio, has gathered more than 45,000 signatures....
22:39 2019-08-08

Veterans Affairs employee arrested for recording women in bathroom A 24-year-old employee of the Department of Veterans Affairs has been arrested, accused of recording at least four people using a women’s restroom in the department’s headquarters near the White House. The suspect, identified as Alex Greenlee of Maryland, allegedly committed the crimes in January, a...
09:00 2019-05-23

Russian UN employee detained by Kosovo in armed raid on north Country’s president claims UN staff member was ‘camouflaged ... to hamper police operation’A Russian UN employee was among more than two dozen people detained by Kosovo police in an armed raid into the Serb-dominated north of the country that has sparked international tensions.Moscow denounced it as...
19:13 2019-05-28

On Fast Against Maharashtra Firm, Employee To Get Married At Protest Site A Maharashtra-run power company worker, whose wedding is scheduled for Friday, is sitting on a fast against his alleged illegal transfer and has refused to call off the protest, prompting his family......
14:39 2019-07-18

Some Tech Firms Said to Cut Employee Access to Huawei, Muddying 5G Rollout Some of the world's biggest tech companies have told their employees to stop talking about technology and technical standards with counterparts at Huawei, Reuters reports....
15:00 2019-06-10

Virginia Beach shooter reportedly ID’d as longtime city employee The suspected gunman who allegedly murdered 12 people and wounded several others in a mass shooting at a Virginia Beach municipal building was identified as 40-year-old DeWayne A. Craddock, reports said Friday. Craddock, a longtime city employee, was shot dead after a long gun battle with police, th...
07:13 2019-06-01

Homeless man busted for stabbing bank employee with hypodermic needle A homeless man was busted Saturday for allegedly stabbing a Midtown bank employee with a hypodermic needle earlier this month, law enforcement sources said. Boyd Taylor, 35, was nabbed shortly after 2:30 p.m. Saturday when a security guard at a building in Flatiron recognized him from the news as so...
06:39 2019-07-21

State Department suspends employee with white nationalist links The U.S. State Department has suspended a foreign affairs official assigned to its energy bureau, a department source said on Thursday, a day after his links to a white nationalist group were revealed....
03:13 2019-08-09

De Niro's company sues ex-employee for $6m for embezzlement and Netflix bingeing Canal Productions alleges Chase Robinson accrued enormous hotel and Uber bills as well as watching TV during working hours Chase Robinson, who until recently held a senior role in Robert De Niro’s film production company, has been sued by her employer for $6m.According to Variety, who have seen pape...
22:52 2019-08-19

Two shot, killed by ‘disgruntled’ Walmart employee in Mississippi identified SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly shooting at a north Mississippi Walmart (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A Mississippi coroner has identified the second person killed in a shooting at a Mississippi Walmart. DeSoto County Coroner Joshua Pounders says 38-year-old Anthony Brown of Olive Bran...
19:52 2019-07-31

Ex-employee of famed comic shop accused of swiping $50K in merchandise Nearly $50,000 in comic books were ripped off from Colorado’s famed Mile High Comics shop — in what prosecutors determined was an inside job. Francisco Ysidro Ruiz, 39, was charged Tuesday after he allegedly stole 15 valuable comic books from the Denver store, where he previously was emp...
16:00 2019-06-21

China Acknowledges Holding an Employee of U.K.’s Hong Kong Consulate The detention of a trade officer has raised fears that the police in mainland China are arresting people to dampen support for protests in Hong Kong....
21:00 2019-08-21

US tech industry sees growing wave of employee activism Despite six-figure salaries and unlimited vacation time, many tech workers are questioning the effects of their work and joining forces with their more precarious blue-collar, service and contract-worker counterparts, pressing for better work conditions and pay....
01:26 2019-08-26

Ask The Salty Waitress: What’s the deal with my bill’s “employee benefit” surcharge? Dear Salty Waitress, I was recently dining out at a restaurant in the Mall of America. When the check came the total was $95. This included eight bucks and change of tax and a $2.50 employee benefits surcharge. I kind of scratched my head. Certainly I believe servers need employee benefits, but why ...
18:00 2019-07-16

Hong Kong consulate employee 'detained for soliciting prostitutes' A British consulate employee detained in China was arrested for soliciting prostitutes, the country's state-backed Global Times newspaper has said....
22:00 2019-08-22

US State Department Suspends Employee With White Nationalist Links The U.S. State Department has suspended a foreign affairs official assigned to its energy bureau, a department source said on Thursday, a day after his links to a white nationalist group were......
13:39 2019-08-09

Employee activism is rising as companies challenged over controversial issues Google was latest company to be lobbied by its employees as they urged it not to work with US agencies involved with the separation and detention of immigrantsLast week, Google became the latest company to be publicly lobbied by its own employees specifically because of US immigration policy.More th...
10:52 2019-08-23

Cal State Fullerton employee stabbed to death on campus during first day of classes A Southern California university employee was stabbed to death Monday morning in what police believe was a targeted attack on the first day of the academic year, investigators said. ...
03:39 2019-08-20

U.K. Investigates Allegation Citigroup Employee Leaked Deal Information The U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority is investigating allegations that a Citigroup employee leaked insider information about major deals to a stock trader before they became public....
16:52 2019-06-03

Black employee sues Boeing after finding noose at desk A black employee at Boeing has filed a federal lawsuit against the plane manufacturer alleging racial discrimination after he said he found a noose hanging near his desk and signs near his workspace bearing the N-word, according to reports. Curtis Anthony, a quality inspector on the 787 Dreamliner a...
18:52 2019-06-17

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 only get “a small amount of money.”Read more......
21:52 2019-07-31

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....
23:26 2019-07-15

On Camera, BJP Worker Thrashes Toll Booth Employee In Madhya Pradesh A village-level BJP functionary was caught on camera beating up a toll employee on the Indore-Ujjain road in Madhya Pradesh. A police official said the fight happened due to a dispute over the toll......
21:13 2019-09-09

Air India SATS Employee Among 2 Arrested With Gold Bars Worth Rs 26 Lakh Customs officials have arrested two persons including an Air India SATS employee at the Delhi airport for their alleged involvement in smuggling gold bars worth over Rs 26 lakh....
19:00 2019-08-05

A black Boeing employee found a noose over his desk. Now he's suing the company An African-American Boeing employee has filed a federal lawsuit against the aviation company alleging racial discrimination after he said his coworkers hung a noose over his desk....
10:13 2019-06-17

UK "Concerned" By Reports Hong Kong Consulate Employee Detained In China Britain's Foreign Office said Tuesday it was "extremely concerned" by reports that a Hong Kong consulate employee had been detained by mainland Chinese authorities on his way back to the city....
17:52 2019-08-20

Universal Orlando employee calms child with autism by lying on the floor with him Mom Lenore Koppelman gave props to a Universal Orlando employee for the empathetic and creative way she handled her son's "autistic meltdown."       ...
16:13 2019-06-10

Woman arrested for pouring liquor down Taco Bell employee’s mouth An intoxicated Oregon motorist was nabbed after she allegedly poured liquor down the mouth of a Taco Bell employee while going through the drive-thru — in what authorities called the “weirdest DUI arrest of the weekend.” Elianna Aguilar-Aguilar, 23, of the Washington County city of Cornelius, ...
01:52 2019-07-25

Turkish consul employee killed in Iraq's Kurdish capital, Irbil At least one diplomat has been killed in Irbil, the capital of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish zone. An unknown gunman was reported to have fired at a group dining in a restaurant....
17:26 2019-07-17

Trump derides Scaramucci as 'another disgruntled employee' in latest Twitter attack President Trump took another shot at his former communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, on Tuesday, claiming that he was fired for "gross incompetence."...
23:00 2019-08-20

New Jersey Dunkin' employee tests positive for Hepatitis A, customers warned Customers in New Jersey who ran on Dunkin’ between May 18 and June 1 are being warned about Hepatitis A after an employee at a Turnersville location tested positive for the disease....
20:00 2019-06-10

Robert De Niro’s firm sues employee for $6M for binging 55 eps of Friends at work We need a new category for this sort of Netflix activity. Robert De Niro’s company has filed a $6 million lawsuit against a former employee who purportedly binged Netflix while on the clock, Variety reports. Canal Productions, the actor’s loan-out company, alleges that – in addition to binging – Cha...
22:13 2019-08-20

Bizarre Huawei press release claims the US is behind cyberattacks and employee threats Huawei has stepped up its counter-attack against the US-led ban on the company’s products, with a bizarre press release issued Tuesday that levied a number of sensational claims against the US while offering no proof to support them. In the wake of news that the US Justice Dept. is launching a...
20:00 2019-09-04

LAPD employee contracts contagious bacteria that causes deadly typhoid fever An employee at the Los Angeles Police Department has contracted the bacteria that causes the life-threatening typhoid fever, the department said Wednesday....
07:39 2019-05-30

Remains of grocery store employee found behind cooler after missing for 9 years COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (NBC NEWS) – The body of a missing man lingered hidden behind coolers in an Iowa supermarket for more than nine years before it was discovered early this year, police said Monday in confirming the man’s identity. The Iowa state crime lab identified the body as that o...
12:39 2019-07-24

Former NSA employee Wanda Sykes tells Stephen Colbert that, yeah, he's probably bugged Monday’s Late Show was filled with surprises for those viewers only casually familiar with the Wikipedia entries of guests Vanessa Bayer and Wanda Sykes. Former SNL star Bayer, for example, was so ill with leukemia as a teenager that she got a Make A Wish wish, which, holy crap. (She has a typically...
16:26 2019-06-04

Facebook employee jumps to death from headquarters in Northern California: reports A Facebook employee reportedly jumped to his death from the fourth floor of a building at the Facebook campus in Northern California Thursday, according to reports....
09:52 2019-09-20

Britain answers China claim consulate employee engaged prostitutes China's latest claim a British consulate officer is being detained in the mainland for "soliciting prostitutes" is being met with demands for more information....
21:13 2019-08-22

Outrage After Viral Video Shows Restaurant Employee Bathing In Kitchen A man has lost his job after a video surfaced showing him bathing in the kitchen of a restaurant he worked at. He was an employee of the American fast food restaurant chain Wendy's....
11:39 2019-05-30

Swiss court upholds WhatsApp secrecy in case of fired employee A Swiss company must pay a worker it fired over WhatsApp messages in which she criticised her boss, a Swiss court has ruled, saying the firm violated her right to privacy by illegally inspecting the chats....
12:52 2019-07-02

Ex-Disney World worker busted for stealing from employee locker room She’s not the most magical co-worker on Earth, authorities say. A brazen former employee at a Walt Disney World water park sneaked into an employee locker room and stole cash, credit cards and other items from staffers, according to an arrest affidavit. Shariel Agosto, 28, who once worked at t...
21:13 2019-08-13

Karlie Kloss and Shakira’s trainer allegedly fired employee who got injured A trainer to the stars who boasts of giving women a leg up in life fired a loyal employee after she got hurt on the job, according to a lawsuit. Beloved by Shakira, Kelly Ripa and models Karlie Kloss and Ashley Graham, Anna Kaiser heads a growing chain of gyms with dance-inspired workouts. “I want.....
11:26 2019-08-25

Employee health benefits' costs expected to rise 5% in 2020, new survey says The total cost of worker health benefits is expected to top $15,000 per employee, according to the National Business Group on Health annual survey of nearly 150 of the nation's largest employers....
19:00 2019-08-13

Dealership Employee Accused Of Buying Corvette With Stolen Customer Information Life requires a lot of inherent trust. We have to provide credit-card and personal information to both middle people and companies in order to buy things, open accounts or verify our identities, trusting it won’t be misused on any step of the ladder. But that seems to be exactly what happened to one...
23:39 2019-08-07

Sicko stabs bank employee in neck with hypodermic needle: cops A sicko who stabbed a bank employee in the neck with a hypodermic needle a week ago is still on the loose the city, police said Friday. The suspect is wanted for stabbing the 58-year-old woman with the needle inside the vestibule of a CitiBank on 32nd Street near Broadway on July 12 at about......
10:13 2019-07-20

Woman reportedly punched Disney World employee over FastPass issue A 23-year-old Chicago woman punched a park employee when her FastPass wouldn't work on a ride at Disney World, according to a police report.       ...
22:26 2019-07-23

El Paso shooting Walmart employee helped up to 100 escape, says he was 'trained the customers come first' As a massacre unfolded at a Walmart in Texas over the weekend a longtime store associate went about just as he was trained, putting the customers first....
19:52 2019-08-06

Ex-State Department employee gets more than three years in prison over Chinese intel ties A former State Department employee was sentenced to 40 months in prison for accepting thousands of dollars worth of gifts from Chinese intelligence agents in exchange for internal government documents....
06:52 2019-07-10

China Acknowledges Holding an Employee of Britain’s Hong Kong Consulate The detention of a trade officer has raised fears that the police in mainland China are arresting people to dampen support for protests in Hong Kong....
13:26 2019-08-21

Gig economy: California bill granting employee status passes assembly Uber and Lyft drivers, considered contract workers, could be entitled to protections and benefits if the bill is signedThe state assembly in California passed legislation on Wednesday that would require employers to recognize hundreds of thousands of gig workers as employees and could have far-reach...
04:39 2019-05-30

U.S., Europe split over U.N. efforts to expand airport employee screening: sources The United States and Europe are divided over United Nations efforts to expand employee screening at airports, following broader calls to harden airports against threats from their own workers, four sources familiar with the matter said....
21:26 2019-09-06

Iran executes ex-employee of defense ministry on charges of spying for U.S.: agency Iran executed a former contract employee for the aerospace organization of the defense ministry in recent days on charges of spying for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, the IRIB news agency reported on Saturday....
19:13 2019-06-22

Florida City Fires IT Employee After Paying $460,000 Bitcoin Ransom to Hackers Lake City, Florida paid out a bitcoin ransom worth $460,000 to hackers who disabled the city’s computer systems with sophisticated ransomware last month, hot on the heels of a $600,000 ransom paid out in similar circumstances by Riviera Beach, Florida just weeks later. Now, as flagged from local med...
06:26 2019-07-02

Uber and Lyft allegedly paid drivers to rally against employee status There is seemingly no end in sight for Uber and Lyft's ongoing worker status dispute. The raging debate has seen battles in the UK Supreme Court, multimillion-dollar lawsuits, driver strikes and only a few small victories for labor groups. Now, the w......
17:00 2019-07-16

Ex-Amazon employee who hacked Capital One bank used its servers to mine cryptocurrency The former Amazon Web Services employee thought to be behind the data breach of Capital One bank earlier this year appears to have also used the infiltrated cloud servers to surreptitiously mine cryptocurrency. According to court documents, Paige Thompson was indicted yesterday after hacking Capital...
12:26 2019-08-29

A Walmart employee accidentally wrote ‘loser’ on a 2-year-old’s birthday cake By Erica Chayes Wida, TODAY Birthday parties are supposed to be fun. But there’s nothing fun about being called a “loser” — especially when you’re only 2-years-old. In September, Melin and Dan Jones from Bonne Terre, Missouri, were preparing to throw their youngest daughter, ...
18:39 2019-07-23

China detains employee of Britain's Hong Kong mission, UK urged to act A Chinese national working at Britain's Hong Kong consulate has been detained in China's border city of Shenzhen for violating the law, the Chinese foreign ministry said on Wednesday, likely worsening already strained ties between Beijing and London....
13:52 2019-08-21

Former Tesla employee admits to storing Autopilot source code on his own iCloud A former Tesla employee is being sued for downloading data related to the company's Autopilot feature and allegedly taking that data to a Chinese rival company....
13:26 2019-07-11

Oregon man was falsely accused by Target employee of having child porn. Soon after, he died. The estate of an Oregon man who was wrongly accused by a Target employee of possessing child pornography is suing the retail giant for $1 million, claiming negligence, false arrest and intentional infliction of emotional distress, according to a complaint. Jeffrey Buckmeyer was accused by an employe...
19:39 2019-09-08

Todd Chrisley: Disgruntled ex-employee behind upcoming federal tax evasion indictment USA Network star Todd Chrisley revealed that a disgruntled former employee is helping bring a federal indictment on him over alleged financial crimes, which he denies....
20:26 2019-08-13

About 150 Baycrest Hospital workers let go after audit finds misuse in employee benefits Approximately 150 people were let go through a combination of terminations and resignations following an audit into the alleged misuse of employee benefits, Baycrest said....
18:26 2019-07-11

Body found behind cooler at Iowa supermarket was employee who went missing 10 years ago Authorities on Monday said they have identified the man as Larry Ely Murillo-Moncada who was reported missing in November of 2009.        ...
10:13 2019-07-23

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-U.S. House panel wants Boeing CEO to allow employee interviews on 737 MAX crashes Congress on Thursday asked Boeing Co's chief executive to make several employees available for interviews as part of a congressional probe into the design, development and certification of 737 MAX aircraft involved in two crashes that killed 346 people....
15:13 2019-09-14

Hacker ID’d as former Amazon employee steals data of 106 million people from Capital One Enlarge (credit: Tdorante10) A systems engineer identified in media reports as a former Amazon employee has been arrested on charges that she hacked into Capital One’s network and stole sensitive data for about 106 million people, according to an FBI court filing and a statement from the Virginia-...
17:52 2019-07-31

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 on Tuesday....
18:13 2019-07-17

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 handling of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. From what few specifics are shared by the company’s gene...
01:13 2019-07-25

Dunkin’ manager created fake employee, collected extra paycheck, cops say At some workplaces, some employees seem to do the work of two people. But at a Dunkin’ doughnut shop in Florida, a manager was collecting the paychecks of two people – herself and a fake employee, authorities say....
09:26 2019-07-11

Two men accuse Alaska Airlines employee of racial profiling after Newark Airport evacuation An alarm set off at Newark Liberty Airport on Labor Day sparked panic, and the two men who were questioned say they were racially profiled.       ...
04:00 2019-09-09

Jeffrey Epstein’s private Caribbean island had mysterious safe, former employee claims An employee who reportedly once worked at Jeffrey Epstein’s secluded Caribbean island claims the wealthy financier – who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls – kept a mysterious safe there inside its main residence....
18:00 2019-07-12

Wendy’s employee takes bath in kitchen sink, restaurant still passes inspection This doesn’t count as washing your hands before returning to work. An employee at a Wendy’s in Florida brought his home hygiene routine to the fast food restaurant, washing up in an industrial sink, a revolting viral video shows. The 93-second footage, posted Tuesday on Facebook, shows a Snapchat vi...
20:26 2019-05-24

Facebook allegedly pressured therapists to leak confidential employee info: report Facebook is under fire from moderators who say the company pressured counselors to break confidentiality agreements by leaking discussions with employees. “This pressuring of a licensed counselor to divulge confidential information is at best a careless breach of trust … and, at worst, a...
20:13 2019-08-17

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announces ‘Climate Pledge’ ahead of employee protests It would require companies to implement decarbonization strategies in line with the Paris agreement and calls on signatories to be at net zero carbon across their businesses by 2040....
09:26 2019-09-20

Virginia Beach shooting: Officials identify suspected gunman as city employee Virginia Beach Police Chief James Cervera identified the gunman as DeWayne Craddock, who was employed as an engineer with the city’s public utilities department. Craddock died in a gun battle with police....
15:39 2019-06-01

Employee of Britain's Hong Kong mission held in China released - police An employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong who was detained in China's border city of Shenzhen amid accusations of outside interference in pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong was released on Saturday, Chinese police said....
09:13 2019-08-24

Disgruntled employee uses hockey app notifications to air payment, throat-punching-related grievances Employers must never forget that it’s the workers who truly hold the fate of their businesses in their hands. If not treated properly, it’s entirely within their means to halt production or otherwise interrupt regular operations. We’ve known this forever, but too often we forget to exercise our powe...
18:39 2019-07-11

Boeing Employee Claims White Co-Workers Hung Noose, Urinated on His Chair A lawsuit filed by a South Carolina man claims he endured years of racial harassment and intimidation that included urine, the n-word and the recently-resurgent Caucasian hobby of hanging nooses. Even worse, the employee alleges that supervisors at the company were aware of the situation and did not...
20:52 2019-06-15

Philadelphia store employee shoots, kills armed robbery suspect, police say An armed man who allegedly tried to rob a mobile phone store in Philadelphia on Monday was shot and killed by an employee in a dramatic moment captured on video....
17:39 2019-08-27

Employee at Britain's Hong Kong mission detained in China over prostitution: report An employee at the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in China for involvement in prostitution, China's state-backed Global Times newspaper said on Thursday....
12:13 2019-08-22

Employee of Britain's Hong Kong mission held in China over prostitution: report An employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in China for involvement in prostitution, the state-backed Global Times newspaper said on Thursday, as Britain said it continued to urgently seek information....
17:00 2019-08-22

Facebook contractor pressured therapists to leak confidential employee info: report Facebook is under fire from moderators who say a company contractor pressured counselors to break confidentiality agreements by leaking discussions with employees. “This pressuring of a licensed counselor to divulge confidential information is at best a careless breach of trust … and, at...
01:13 2019-08-18

Veterans Affairs employee, 24, accused of placing cameras inside women’s restroom A 24-year-old employee of the Department of Veterans Affairs has been arrested, accused of recording at least four people using a women’s restroom in the department’s headquarters near the White House....
07:39 2019-05-23

Walmart employee's son, 31, called in threat to 'shoot up' store, prompting evacuation, authorities say Authorities in Florida made an arrest Sunday after a Tampa-area Walmart store received a threat that prompted the evacuation of customers, according to reports....
21:26 2019-08-05

Ex-Macy's employee steals over $7G, hides inside ceiling in Pennsylvania store, police say A former Macy’s employee is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from the store in a Pennsylvania mall, then hiding in a ceiling of the store for hours, according to police....
05:39 2019-08-27

Capital management executive allegedly assaulted female employee on work trip A Big Apple capital management executive was busted for trying to assault a young employee — after booking them into a single hotel room on a work trip to Florida, according to cops. James Lukezic, the Manhattan-based executive managing director of Old Slip Capital, was arrested early Sunday w...
17:39 2019-09-19

Dunkin’ Donuts manager allegedly hired fake employee, pocketed checks A Florida Dunkin’ Donuts manager was busted for hiring a “fictitious” employee — and pocketing all of the checks that worker received, according to new reports. Markia Nelson, 29, who works at the franchise’s location in Largo, a city in Pinellas County, hired the fake worker on Ma...
22:39 2019-07-11

Starbucks apologizes after employee asks police officers to leave Phoenix shop Starbucks is apologizing after an employee reportedly asked six police officers to leave or change their location in one of the company's shops in a Phoenix suburb....
06:00 2019-07-07

Ex-de Blasio employee who pleaded guilty to child porn charges sues city This political perv wants to get paid. A former de Blasio administration employee and ex-Young Democrat official who pleaded guilty last month to kiddie porn charges is suing the city for back pay. Jacob Schwartz, 31, faces one to three years behind bars when he’s sentenced next month for downloadin...
06:52 2019-06-23

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 fake websites claiming to be the Equifax settlement claims website. The FTC urges consumers to only ap...
19:52 2019-07-31

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.       ...
00:01 2019-07-25

FTC approves roughly $5 bln 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 Street Journal reported on Friday....
23:00 2019-07-12

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....
17:00 2019-05-26

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 breach. Here’s how to get your share....
00:39 2019-07-24

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 clouded its future....
17:00 2019-07-24

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 come to an agreement. The Wall Street Journal rep......
01:26 2019-07-13

Parents Name Their Baby 'Google' After...Google Baby names are important. If you need suggestions, you can always try Google. Or, as one Indonesian family did, you can skip the looking on Google and just name your kid after it.Read more......
16:39 2019-07-15

News of an Employee's Death at a Tesla Facility Renews Spotlight on History of Safety Concerns Tesla confirmed Tuesday that the body of one of its employees was found at the company’s Gigfactory last week and police are currently investigating the incident, Business Insider reported. Read more......
18:13 2019-07-31

Ex-Texans Employee Claims Fired GM Brian Gaine "Targeted" And "Replaced" Black Employees USA Today has obtained a copy of a discrimination complaint filed by former Texans security coordinator Jeff Pope against recently fired GM Brian Gaine with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, in which Pope alleges he was one of several black employees singled out and let go by Gaine....
06:26 2019-06-14

British consulate employee detained for 'solicitation of prostitution,' Chinese state-run newspaper reports A Hong Kong citizen working for the British consulate, who has not been heard from for two weeks, was detained in China for "solicitation of prostitution," China's state-run tabloid Global Times reported on Thursday....
11:13 2019-08-23

Virginia Beach employee fired, charged after saying supervisor was the type that inspired mass shooting A Virginia Beach city employee was fired and charged with disturbing the peace after telling a manager that supervisors like her were likely what prompted a gunman to open fire inside a municipal building in May. ...
02:52 2019-07-13

Lowe’s executive’s comments about ‘Hispanic pros with smaller hands’ spark employee outrage Video of the remarks from Joe McFarland, Lowe’s executive vice president of stores, was played at a weekly gathering of managers around the country. Employees are now complaining in forums online....
22:00 2019-08-27

Popeyes Employee Describes 'Working Like a Slave' to Serve Crowds Demanding Chicken Sandwiches Workers at fast food chain Popeyes have been forced to work overtime, working shifts up to 11 hours to fill recent demand, according to five employees who spoke with Business Insider anonymously. The chain released a wildly popular chicken sandwich earlier this month, and then management allegedly f...
09:39 2019-08-28

Former Microsoft employee bought $1.6M house after stealing millions in digital currency, feds allege A 25-year-old former Microsoft employee, who helped simulate tech company's digital retail sales, has been charged Tuesday after swiping gift cards and reselling them online to buy a $160,000 Tesla and a $1.6 million lakefront house, federal officials say....
20:13 2019-07-17

U.K. Government ‘Extremely Concerned’ by Reports of China Detaining Hong Kong Consulate Employee (Bloomberg) — The U.K. said it was “extremely concerned” by reports that a Hong Kong consulate worker was detained during a recent trip to mainland China, a case that threatens to add to strains between Beijing and London. The statement came after news site HK01 reported that the U...
15:52 2019-08-20

Hong Kong British consulate employee detained in China; officials 'extremely concerned' British officials are “extremely concerned” after a consulate employee in Hong Kong disappeared several days ago after making a business trip to mainland China where he was reportedly detained. ...
21:00 2019-08-20

British Hong Kong consulate employee solicited a prostitute, Chinese media claims The British Consulate employee detained in China for 15 days after leaving Hong Kong on a business trip violated public law by soliciting a prostitute, state-backed media reported Thursday. ...
18:26 2019-08-22

Hatchet-wielding thief backs down when store clerk pulls out gun - but firearm costs employee his job Oregon authorities are seeking a would-be thief who was armed with a hatchet when he tried to rob a convenience store and then fled when the clerk drew a gun and called 911....
18:39 2019-05-25

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 of nearly 150 million people. The proposed settlement with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau...
16:13 2019-07-22

Israel moves to name Golan settlement after Trump RAMAT TRUMP, Golan Heights (AP) — The Trump name graces apartment towers, hotels and golf courses. Now it is the namesake of a tiny Jewish settlement in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Cabinet convened in this hamlet Sunday to announce the inau...
20:39 2019-06-16

Venezuela’s Maduro says settlement talks could soon resume President Nicolás Maduro says his representatives could return to negotiations with Venezuela’s opposition in talks he abruptly halted earlier this month...
19:39 2019-08-29

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....
22:13 2019-05-22

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)        ...
04:52 2019-09-12

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....
22:39 2019-07-23

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. The staggering penalty, which was approved on a 3-2 vote with Republicans in support of it and Dem...
23:26 2019-07-12

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 Commission....
23:39 2019-05-24

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’s goods or services that you might doubt you’re even in the right place. Can you trust it with your ...
17:26 2019-08-06

$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 that the Scottsdale City Council approved the settlement at its Aug. 27 meeting. Dan and Courtney R...
08:00 2019-09-09

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....
18:26 2019-06-19

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....
17:26 2019-07-11

U.S. 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....
20:26 2019-07-16

How to File a Claim for The Yahoo Breach Settlement With all the big corporate data breaches that have been discovered over the past few years, you might have forgotten about the one at Yahoo that exposed 500 million account passwords in 2016....
22:00 2019-09-19

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....
13:26 2019-07-23

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 business Indivior....
10:26 2019-07-11

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 deals. The attorney general’s office says Cleveland County Judge Thad Balkman on Monday order...
00:39 2019-06-11

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 the region....
17:26 2019-07-16

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 Cambridge Analytica data scandal. The FTC’s settlement was approved by a vote of 3-2, according to tw...
00:52 2019-07-13

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.       ...
05:13 2019-07-25

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....
21:52 2019-06-13

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....
14:00 2019-07-22

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....
21:13 2019-09-13

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 provide further information. An email from the breach settlement administrator states that if you file...
19:13 2019-09-09

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....
18:13 2019-07-22

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.       ...
20:26 2019-07-31

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 the ball rolling on filing a claim and collecting their share of the $700 million settlement with t...
20:39 2019-07-31

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....
17:52 2019-09-05

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....
02:52 2019-08-03

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.       ...
18:39 2019-07-22

Zell, other former Tribune executives reach $200 mln 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 company's disastrous 2007 leveraged buyout....
22:00 2019-06-12

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....
19:39 2019-07-22

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 company's privacy practices may bring an end to that....
01:01 2019-07-25

What the Equifax Data-Breach Settlement Means for You Equifax said it had exposed the data of almost 150 million peoople in 2017. Now it will pay at least $650 to settle claims relating to the data breach....
19:52 2019-07-22

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 with the matter....
22:52 2019-07-12

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....
14:13 2019-07-24

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....
22:13 2019-07-16

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 that affected around 147 million consumers, authorities said on Monday....
16:39 2019-07-22

What is the Flores settlement that the Trump administration has moved to end? The Trump administration on Wednesday announced plans to end a decades-old settlement agreement that had set a 20-day limit for holding children and issue new regulations that could hold undocumented families detained together indefinitely....
01:00 2019-08-22

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....
22:52 2019-07-31

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 settle probes into its data breach.To date this is the largest settlement ever paid for a data brea...
20:26 2019-07-22

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 consumers, authorities said on Monday....
17:13 2019-07-22

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....
14:00 2019-05-30

F1 Sponsor Rich Energy Now Blames Rogue Employee for Yesterday’s Bizarre 'PC Attitude' Tweet [UPDATE] Here I was, deeply sad that we might be seeing the end to the saga of extremely suspicious energy drink company Rich Energy as a sponsor of a Formula One team. It was a fun ride while it lasted, I supposed, but doomed to end with a tweet saying the drink company was parting ways with Haas F1 over a ...
21:13 2019-07-11

Author accused of shaming black Metro employee for eating on train; book deal halted Author Natasha Tynes has been accused of shaming a black woman who works on the Washington. D.C., Metro for eating on a train.        ...
15:00 2019-05-21

Black employee says his coworkers left a noose on his desk and urinated on his chair. Now he's suing Boeing Curtis Anthony claims Boeing “allowed an atmosphere of racial hostility and harassment towards African Americans" to exist.        ...
16:39 2019-06-18

Imelda left Satchel Smith as the lone employee at a Homewood Suites in Texas. He smiled and went to work Satchel Smith, 21, had to handle things by himself at the Homewood Suites in Beaumont, Texas, with roads flooded due to Tropical Depression Imelda.        ...
09:26 2019-09-20

Family of detained British Hong Kong Consulate employee slams 'joke' prostitution allegations The family of a British Consulate employee detained in China is calling accusations that he solicited a prostitute while on a business trip “a joke,” as they fear he may be “mistreated” while in captivity....
10:00 2019-08-24

Tennessee manhunt continues for Curtis Watson, escaped inmate suspected of killing corrections employee The search for a Tennessee convict who allegedly sexually assaulted then murdered a corrections employee before escaping entered its fifth day Sunday, as authorities warn the fugitive is "extremely dangerous."...
18:26 2019-08-11

Crime Trackers: Serial armed robber caught on camera punching Domino’s Pizza employee TUCSON – Police need your help in identifying an armed robber that has held up six fast food restaurants between May 18 and June 6. Pima County Sheriff’s Department Robbery Assault unit is also working cases. Det. Eric Heath said two cases involved a Domino’s Pizza restaurant. Pima County Sheriff...
09:52 2019-06-08

Body of supermarket employee found inside store, behind cooler nearly 10 years after he was first reported missing: police The decomposed male body found in January behind a cooler in a vacant former supermarket in Iowa was identified by police Monday as belonging to an employee who vanished nearly a decade ago. ...
17:13 2019-07-23

Walt Disney employee who shares same name as Jeffrey Epstein forced to fend off barrage of online abuse A Walt Disney employee who has a similar name to Jeffrey Epstein has been forced to fend off vile abuse on Twitter days after his namesake was found dead in his jail cell....
06:39 2019-08-13

Just Days Ahead of Employee Climate Strike, Microsoft Announces Partnership with Chevron to Accelerate Oil Extraction Mere days before Microsoft workers are set to walk out of their jobs and publicly call on their employer to reduce carbon emissions and sever its ties with fossil fuel companies, the tech giant has announced a major partnership with two of the biggest corporations in the oil industry. Microsoft empl...
08:00 2019-09-19

British Hong Kong consulate employee released from detention as pro-democracy protests turn violent The British Consulate employee detained in China after being accused of soliciting a prostitute while on a business trip has finally been released, his family said in a statement Saturday....
21:00 2019-08-24

Google Home deal at Walmart: save $50 on the Google Home smart speaker Right now at Walmart, you can find Black Friday-like prices on its best selling Google Home devices. For a limited time, you can get the Google Home smart speaker on sale for $79. That's a $50 discount and the lowest price we've seen for voice-activated speaker. You can also find deals on ...
18:13 2019-06-06

Where is abortion legal? Everywhere. But ... Forty-three states prohibit abortion after a certain point in the pregnancy, including Alabama's near-total ban and 4 that passed heartbeat bills in 2019.        ...
22:13 2019-05-24

'Missing' British Hong Kong consulate employee detained in China for violating 'public order': officials The British consulate employee in Hong Kong that was reported missing after making a business trip to mainland China has been detained for 15 days after he allegedly violated public order, Chinese officials confirmed Wednesday. ...
15:52 2019-08-21

Former de Blasio administration employee sues city for unpaid wages after pleading guilty to child porn charges A former New York City employee under the de Blasio administration, who recently pleaded guilty to heinous child pornography crimes, is suing the city for unpaid wages....
15:52 2019-06-23

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, and as of today, you can file your claims for the cash (even if you never experienced any mic is...
10:13 2019-08-14

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......
16:52 2019-06-04

UPDATE 1-Zell, other former Tribune executives reach $200 mln 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 company's disastrous 2007 leveraged buyout....
22:00 2019-06-12

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...
16:39 2019-06-12

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 Officer Brad Smith telling staff in an email the matter “involved employee misconduct that was completel...
09:00 2019-07-23

U.S. appeals court upholds Hyundai-Kia gas mileage settlement A U.S. appeals court on Thursday upheld a $210 million nationwide class-action settlement for owners of Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Motors Corp vehicles whose fuel economy was inflated....
20:00 2019-06-06

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.       ...
18:39 2019-07-22

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 Wednesday that a Maricopa County Superior Court judge approved the settlement with Betson Coin-Op Dist...
06:52 2019-05-30

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 to do two things — establish a new community on the Golan Heights, something that has not been done...
23:52 2019-06-16

UPDATE 1-U.S. 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....
20:26 2019-07-16

Judge approves settlement in concussion lawsuit against NCAA A federal judge has approved an amended settlement in a class-action concussion lawsuit against the NCAA that will establish a 50-year medical-monitoring program for college athletes       ...
04:26 2019-08-13

Oklahoma governor, GOP leaders: drug settlement violates law NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma’s governor and Republican legislative leaders are raising concerns about the state’s proposed $85 million settlement with an opioid manufacturer that has yet to be approved by a judge. Gov. Kevin Stitt, House Speaker Charles McCall and Senate President Pro T...
01:13 2019-06-15

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 settlement of allegations it mishandled user privacy and pay roughly $5bn, two people briefed on the ...
23:39 2019-07-23

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....
21:26 2019-06-27

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....
23:13 2019-06-05

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 Ed Markey (pictured) have sent a letter to the FTC requesting answ......
21:26 2019-07-16

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 of a long-running dispute that divided the state....
23:26 2019-07-23

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 user data, two sources briefed on the matter said Monday....
22:26 2019-07-22

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....
00:52 2019-07-23

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....
10:39 2019-06-15

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....
16:39 2019-06-11

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 municipality in the country into their settlement talks....
03:13 2019-09-12

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.       ...
22:52 2019-07-22

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 Officer Larry Jackson agreed to take $5 million in January to resolve his claim that he was beaten and c...
20:13 2019-09-16

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.       ...
18:39 2019-07-22

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 containers in AutoZone stores' parking lots throughout California."...
04:26 2019-06-20

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 ......
21:52 2019-07-02

Volkswagen agrees to Australian settlement over diesel cheating Volkswagen said on Monday it had agreed to pay up to A$127 million ($87.3 million) to settle lawsuits brought on behalf of thousands of Australian customers caught up in its global diesel emissions cheating scandal....
12:39 2019-09-16

Equifax to Pay at Least $650 Million in Largest Data-Breach Settlement Ever The agreement, which requires court approval, would end an array of state, federal consumer claims tied to an episode that exposed the sensitive information of more than 148 million people....
15:26 2019-07-22

Columbia Gas to pay $143 million to Mass. communities in explosions settlement More than 10,000 residential homes and businesses in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover suffered losses in fatal incident last year that included numerous explosions and fires....
18:13 2019-07-31

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 consumer data, and Equifax $575 million for actions related to a data breach that exposed the person...
18:00 2019-07-31

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....
07:26 2019-06-19

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.        ...
00:00 2019-05-31

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.       ...
02:52 2019-09-11

Carlos Ghosn reached civil settlement with U.S.'s SEC - lawyers Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has reached a civil settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to resolve its investigation of alleged violations of U.S. securities laws, Ghosn's lawyers said in a statement on Monday....
17:52 2019-09-23

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 the $26 billion merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp....
19:00 2019-08-16

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....
16:13 2019-07-22

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 gratitude to the US president for recognising its contested claim to the occupied territory.Israel’s ...
21:13 2019-05-22

U.S. Reaches $1.4 Billion Opioid-Drug Settlement With U.K.'s Reckitt U.K. consumer-goods company Reckitt Benckiser is set to pay $1.4 billion to settle all U.S. investigations into the sales and marketing of an opioid-addiction treatment made by a former subsidiary....
10:52 2019-07-11

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 new PM-settlement feature beginning on Tuesday, November 5. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prn...
04:52 2019-05-22

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, Braskem said on Monday in a filing....
04:00 2019-05-28

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 reporting that political wrangling is delaying a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission. Facebook coul...
23:52 2019-05-24

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 Officer Larry Jackson agreed to take $5 million in January to resolve his claim that he was beaten and c...
09:13 2019-09-16

PG&E reaches $11 billion settlement relating to wildfire claims California power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement with entities representing about 85% of insurance subrogation claims relating to 2017 and 2018 wildfires....
16:26 2019-09-13

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......
15:13 2019-05-22

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 company....
05:13 2019-09-05

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....
18:26 2019-09-09

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 the Frog, has won a $15,000 (£12,000) settlement against website Infowars and its creator, the conspi...
15:26 2019-06-13

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's Department of Financial Services over its massiv......
16:39 2019-07-22

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 company's disastrous 2007 leveraged buyout....
07:39 2019-06-13

How to Find Out If Your Airbnb Is Legal In January, the city of New York filed a $21 million lawsuit against a ring of real estate brokers illegally renting out properties in the city to over 75,000 guests on Airbnb. In Barcelona, Spain, the government has shut down more than 2,000 listings and warned tourists to check the legality of the...
15:52 2019-07-05

Tiger Woods, girlfriend Erica Herman face wrongful death lawsuit brought by parents of restaurant employee Tiger Woods and his girlfriend, the GM of Jupiter, Florida, restaurant face a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of a bartender who died in a car crash.        ...
17:52 2019-05-21

Blockchain startup agrees to $23M settlement over allegedly fraudulent tokens The US’ top financial watchdog has settled with Dallas-based blockchain startup Bitqyck Inc. over allegations it fraudulently sold shares of company stock to more than 13,000 buyers of its Bitqy cryptographic token. In a statement released yesterday, the US Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) also ...
12:39 2019-08-31

Jordan Valley settlement officially approved by Israeli lawmakers Israeli lawmakers have given the go-ahead to a small settlement in the West Bank, following an election campaign pledge from PM Benjamin Netanyahu to annex the Jordan Valley to Israel if he wins Tuesday's polls....
16:52 2019-09-15

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.       ...
22:52 2019-07-22

Shady ticket resale companies forced to shell out $1.5M in settlement Sneaky ticket resale companies are on the hook for $1.55 million after duping customers into buying tickets the firms didn’t even have, according to a settlement announced Wednesday. State Attorney General Letitia James’ office sued companies TicketNetwork and Ticket Galaxy along with th...
00:01 2019-07-11

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 data, two sources briefed on the matter said on Monday....
22:26 2019-07-22

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 and birth dates, addresses, social security numbers, and some 209,000 payment card numbers and expira...
02:13 2019-07-23

The Northernmost Settlement on Earth Cracked 70 Degrees For the First Time This Week It’s not just the eastern part of the U.S. roasting this week. Much of the planet is on a heat bender, including the northernmost inhabited place on Earth.Read more......
18:26 2019-07-19

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 was reached with health care software provider Medical Informatics Engineering Inc. and NoMoreClipboa...
07:39 2019-06-05

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....
00:00 2019-07-24

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 authorized to speak on the record, a deal that could result in unprecedented federal oversight of the...
00:52 2019-07-13

Sacklers vs. States: Settlement Talks Stumble Over Foreign Business The Sackler family is willing to give up Purdue Pharma to settle all claims related to the opioid crisis, but is resisting a quick sale of its overseas drug company....
01:52 2019-08-31

Equifax deal with FTC closes largest-ever settlement for a data breach Credit-reporting company Equifax will pay up to a record $650 million to settle US federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information, authorities said on Monday. The largest-ever settlement for a data breach draws to a close multiple probes into Equifax by the Federal ...
16:39 2019-07-22

Settlement reached over San Francisco's notorious sinking luxury tower Deal marks end of legal battle between homeowners, 58-storey structure’s developer and neighboring construction projectA tentative settlement has been reached over San Francisco’s most notorious luxury high-rise – the sinking and tilting Millennium Tower.The deal marks the beginning of the end of a ...
06:13 2019-08-31

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 could be more damaging to Facebook than the monetary costs of the settlement is the degree to which ...
10:26 2019-07-13

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....
20:26 2019-07-24

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, the state's attorney general said on Sunday....
17:39 2019-05-26

Another $860 million recovered for Madoff customers in Kingate settlement: trustee The court-appointed trustee liquidating Bernard Madoff's firm on Wednesday said another $860 million may soon be returned to the swindler's customers, under a settlement with offshore funds that......
21:13 2019-07-17

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 users’ data while changing little about the company’s lucrative advertising business. The a...
17:39 2019-07-24

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 Wednesday....
02:39 2019-07-24

Lawyers seek $26 million in Volkswagen U.S. fuel economy settlement Lawyers for owners of 98,000 Volkswagen AG U.S. vehicles that had fuel economy labels that overstated efficiency will ask a U.S. judge for $26 million in attorney's fees and costs, court documents show....
08:26 2019-09-02

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 the US alone? That was revealed nearly two years ago, a......
06:00 2019-07-20

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 source familiar with the situation said on Friday. The FTC has been investigating allegations Facebook ...
13:39 2019-07-13

Facebook Settlement Requires Mark 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 to be announced with the Federal Trade Commission Wednesday....
01:39 2019-07-24

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 data, two sources briefed on the matter said on Monday....
22:26 2019-07-22

Ukraine leader seeks settlement with former PrivatBank owner: paper Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy wanted to reach a settlement with the former owner of the country's largest bank, PrivatBank, the Financial Times newspaper quoted Ukrainian Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk as saying....
10:26 2019-09-17

‘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....
09:13 2019-05-25

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.       ...
18:00 2019-07-31

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 a similar case in France....
14:52 2019-06-07

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 settlement, filed in Ohio federal court, is the culmination of a 2017 complaint brought by the Amer...
00:13 2019-05-31

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....
21:52 2019-06-06

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 Federal Trade Commission revealed in an urgent announcement to the public that the pool of Equifax settle...
04:39 2019-08-03

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 next month....
10:00 2019-09-07

Sackler family members 'may be unwilling' to contribute to opioids settlement Oxycontin-maker Purdue Pharma claims family may be unable to contribute billions to settlement if lawsuits are allowed to proceedOxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma has warned a bankruptcy court that the Sackler family members who own the company “may be unwilling – or unable” to contribute billions to a ...
21:13 2019-09-19

Heather Mills, others, win settlement over Murdoch group phone hacking Heather Mills, ex-wife of former Beatle Paul McCartney, said on Monday she and 90 others have won an apology and settlement from Rupert Murdoch's News Group Newspapers after a near decade-long battle over claims of phone hacking....
15:00 2019-07-08

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, Reuters reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
01:13 2019-09-12

Bayer soars on report of proposed $8 billion Roundup settlement Bayer shares soared as much as 11% on Friday on a report that the German company has proposed to pay up to $8 billion to settle more than 18,000 U.S. lawsuits related to its glyphosate-based weedkiller Roundup....
11:39 2019-08-09

These engineers and tech execs want to create a peaceful lunar settlement A group of Silicon Valley tech executives and engineers want to create a peaceful, multinational lunar settlement. According to Bloomberg, the San Francisco-based Open Lunar Foundation plans to invest in hardware "to accelerate the exploration and se......
23:00 2019-09-05

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....
21:00 2019-08-08

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 with Purdue Pharma, the maker of the opioid OxyContin, for its role in the opioid crisis. At least ...
17:26 2019-09-12

"The NFL Said Dad Wasn't Sick": A CTE Sufferer's Daughter's Journey Through The NFL Concussion Settlement George Andrie, an original member of the Dallas Cowboys’ famed Doomsday Defense, had Stage 4 chronic traumatic encephalopathy at the time of his death last August at the age of 78, according to researchers at Boston University who posthumously examined his brain. Andrie’s diagnosis was confirmed by ...
22:13 2019-08-14

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 and battery drain. Today, the law firms that negotiated on behalf of the Nexus 6P owners, Chimicles ...
12:26 2019-06-08

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 into their settlement talks despite objections from most states....
12:26 2019-08-07

Amazon's Jeff Bezos pays out $38bn in divorce settlement Ex-wife MacKenzie Bezos will become world’s fourth-richest woman but has promised to give away half of awardThe world’s biggest divorce settlement will be made official this week as Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos hands over a 4% stake in the online shopping giant to his soon-to-be ex-wife MacKenzie B...
16:52 2019-06-30

Motel 6 agrees to $10 million settlement over sharing guest lists with ICE Motel 6 has agreed to pay $10 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over claims the budget chain routinely provided guest lists from properties in Arizona to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents, court documents showed on Saturday....
15:00 2019-06-30

‘Overwhelming hopelessness’: city says opioids crisis settlement won’t fix things Akron officials say no amount of money will restore families and institutions upended by prescription painkillers like OxyContinThe tentative settlement involving the US opioids crisis and the maker of the narcotic prescription painkiller OxyContin could mean that thousands of local governments will...
20:26 2019-09-12

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"...
14:00 2019-06-12

'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....
23:52 2019-06-19

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 states opposing its settlement offer in bankruptcy proceedings starting as soon as next week, people f...
21:39 2019-09-11

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative settlement in opioid lawsuits Purdue Pharma has reached a deal for up to $12 billion to settle the thousands of lawsuits it faced for the role its notorious painkiller OxyContin played in fueling the opioid epidemic. Helmed by the billionaire Sackler family, Purdue reached the agreement Wednesday with 23 state governments and 2,...
09:13 2019-09-12

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. Cleveland Count District Judge Thad Balkman said Monday that retired Judge Steven Taylor will serve as spe...
16:39 2019-06-18

'Trump Heights': Israeli settlement in Golan named after US president ‘It will mean something for him, that there is a place in the world, far away from the States, with his name,’ says resident in communityIt is a world away from the grandiose high-rises that bear his name.A sleepy, crumbling hamlet of fewer than a dozen Israeli residents surrounded by sun-parched fi...
10:13 2019-06-17

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 the Jewish state....
23:39 2019-06-16

Feds seek portion of Oklahoma’s $270M opioid settlement OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The federal government is seeking a portion of Oklahoma’s $270 million settlement with Purdue Pharma that stemmed from the state’s ongoing lawsuit against opioid drug makers. The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services says in a letter to the head of Oklahoma...
19:52 2019-06-27

Catholic school fires teacher for same-sex marriage, reaches settlement The high school was under pressure from its local archdiocese to ensure that all teachers are living according to church teachings.        ...
01:00 2019-07-10

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 opposing the settlement offer in bankruptcy proceedings as soon as next week, people familiar with the mat...
01:13 2019-09-12

Wealth Matters: 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....
20:39 2019-05-21

An Indiana Catholic school fired a gay teacher for same-sex marriage. Now, a settlement Indianapolis Cathedral High School was under pressure from its local archdiocese to ensure that all teachers are living according to church teachings.        ...
20:39 2019-07-10

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 communities nationally into their negotiations for billions of dollars in settlements....
22:26 2019-06-14

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 disclosed a 12.6 percent stake in Cloudera earlier this month and said he could seek seats on the compa...
18:26 2019-08-12

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 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Cabinet convened in this hamlet Sunday to inaugurate a new...
17:13 2019-06-17

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 its shares as much as 11% higher....
21:13 2019-08-09

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 have asked the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to grant them status under the federal Crime Vict...
20:26 2019-06-17