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Supreme Court to review insurers' Obamacare claims for $12B

Jun. 24, 2019 11:09 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will decide whether insurance companies can collect $12 billion from the federal government to cover their losses in the early years of the health care law championed by President Barack Obama. The justices say Monday that they will hear appeals in the fall from insurers...

'We all feel it': Bikers mourn 7 of their own killed on road

Jun. 22, 2019 11:11 PM EDT

RANDOLPH, N.H. (AP) — Investigators pleaded Saturday for members of the public to come forward with information that could help them determine why a pickup truck hauling a trailer collided with a group of 10 motorcycles on a rural highway, killing seven bikers. The crash in remote northern New Hampshire...

Hotel owner sues insurance company after Vegas mass shooting

Jun. 22, 2019 5:02 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — More than 4,000 people are seeking damages from MGM Resorts International related to the Las Vegas Strip mass shooting that left 58 people dead, the casino giant said in a lawsuit alleging its insurance company has failed to pay promised legal costs. Las Vegas-based MGM Resorts alleges...

Tom Petty estate, Soundgarden among those suing record label

Jun. 22, 2019 2:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Soundgarden and estates representing Tupac Shakur and Tom Petty are among those suing Universal Music Group for materials lost in a 2008 fire. In a suit filed this week in federal district court in Los Angeles, the artists allege that Universal failed to protect music ruined in the fire and...

FBI searches home of Metro chair amid grand jury probe

Jun. 21, 2019 5:10 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agents have searched the home of the chair of the Washington, D.C., transit authority, days after he announced his resignation over an ethics violation. Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Chair Jack Evans acknowledged this week that he failed to disclose a conflict of...

How the Larry Nassar scandal has affected others

Jun. 21, 2019 1:08 PM EDT

Michigan State University's authorization Friday of what officials said will be an independent investigation into the handling of sexual assault complaints against now-imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar is the latest development stemming from the case. Numerous people have been charged, fired or forced...

2 more duck boat workers indicted in sinking that killed 17

Jun. 21, 2019 12:06 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted two more employees of a company that owns a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake last summer, killing 17 people. Curtis Lanham, the general manager at Ride the Ducks Branson, and Charles Baltzell, the operations supervisor, were charged with...

Walmart to pay $282 million over foreign corruption charges

Jun. 20, 2019 6:12 PM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Walmart agreed Thursday to pay $282 million to settle federal allegations of overseas corruption, including funneling more than $500,000 to an intermediary in Brazil who was known as a "sorceress" for her uncanny ability to make construction permit problems disappear. U.S....

Federal grand jury indicts two more employees at company that owns duck boat that sank in Missouri, killing 17

Jun. 20, 2019 5:59 PM EDT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Federal grand jury indicts two more employees at company that owns duck boat that sank in Missouri, killing 17.

Marketing firm files its own lawsuit against Williamson, CAA

Jun. 19, 2019 10:47 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — There's a second lawsuit in the marketing fight over former Duke star Zion Williamson. Prime Sports Marketing LLC and company president Gina Ford filed a lawsuit Wednesday in a Florida court, accusing Williamson and the agency now representing him of breach of contract. It cites...