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Justin Bieber, ex-neighbor settle long-running egging suit

Nov. 16, 2018 9:25 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Bieber has agreed to settle a long-running lawsuit filed by a former neighbor whose house the pop singer egged. A document filed Friday shows the case has been resolved in its entirety. No details were given about the terms. Jeffrey and Suzanne Schwartz filed a lawsuit in early...

US government: 3 SKorean firms to pay $236M in bid-rig plot

Nov. 14, 2018 5:17 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says three South Korean companies have agreed to pay $236 million to settle allegations they were part of a bid-rigging scheme that overcharged the U.S. military for fuel at bases in South Korea. Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim announced the settlement of...

Family of woman killed by neo-Nazi settles lawsuit

Nov. 14, 2018 4:05 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The family of a woman slain in Kansas by a man who wanted to kill Jews has settled a lawsuit with Walmart over the sale of a shotgun used in the shooting. Terri LaManno was killed in 2014 outside the Village Shalom care center in Overland Park, Kansas. The Kansas City Star reports...

NHL, retired players reach $19M concussions settlement

Nov. 12, 2018 7:34 PM EST

The National Hockey League announced a tentative $18.9 million settlement Monday with more than 300 retired players who sued the league and accused it of failing to protect them from head injuries or warning them of the risks involved with playing. The lawsuit, consolidated in federal court in Minnesota, was by...

The Latest: Judge's decision in summer led to settlement

Nov. 12, 2018 2:40 PM EST

The Latest on a tentative settlement on the NHL concussion lawsuit (all times Eastern): 2:35 p.m. An attorney representing retired players involved in the NHL's concussion lawsuit and a sports economist say a judge's decision earlier this year was crucial in leading to a tentative settlement announced this week....

NHL, attorneys for retired players say tentative settlement reached in concussions lawsuit

Nov. 12, 2018 10:25 AM EST
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — NHL, attorneys for retired players say tentative settlement reached in concussions lawsuit.

Settlement reached in tight Arizona Senate vote count

Nov. 9, 2018 7:59 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Republicans who had alleged the state's two biggest counties were illegally counting some ballots changed course Friday and agreed to settle their lawsuit if rural voters also get an extra chance to fix problems with ballots cast in the state's tight U.S. Senate race. The settlement...

The Latest: Sinema pads narrow lead in tight Senate race

Nov. 9, 2018 7:56 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the Senate election in Arizona (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Democrat Kyrsten Sinema has extended her lead in Arizona's nail-biter of a U.S. Senate race. A new batch of votes from the state's largest county gives her a lead of more than 20,000 votes out of 2 million counted....

New Tesla chairwoman's biggest challenge is controlling Musk

Nov. 8, 2018 5:18 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Australian telecommunications executive Robyn Denholm brings much-needed financial and auto industry expertise to her new role as Tesla's board chairwoman, but her biggest challenge is whether she can rein in a CEO with a proclivity for misbehavior. Denholm, who has been a Tesla board member...

Motel 6: $7.6 million for guests reported to immigration

Nov. 7, 2018 7:54 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The national budget chain Motel 6 has agreed to pay up to $7.6 million to Latino guests who say the company's employees shared their private information with immigration officials, according to a proposed settlement filed in federal court. A federal judge must still approve the proposal...