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Added: August 28, 2018, 8:10 am
Confidentiality agreements have come under fire during the #MeToo movement as one way abusive men have been able to hold on to their jobs, and keep harassing more women. State lawmakers are listening. They introduced bills in at least 16 …
Added: August 28, 2018, 8:01 am
A champion gamer’s decision to open fire Sunday afternoon during a video competition – killing two people and wounding nine others before killing himself – has prompted calls from gamers for more security at esports tournaments. “It’s very clear that …
Added: August 28, 2018, 4:05 am
Toyota Motor Corp. is expanding an alliance with Uber Technologies Inc. through a new investment and a plan to get self-driving cars on the road, said a person familiar with the matter. The Japanese automaker will invest about $500 million …
Added: August 27, 2018, 10:57 am
Invoking the familiar insurance contract interpretation doctrine of California and other jurisdictions, that truly ambiguous policy wording must be construed against the insurer drafting it, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California decided on August 16, 2018 …
Added: August 27, 2018, 10:12 am
A once-powerful hurricane twisted and drifted away from Hawaii, leaving behind heavily saturated ground on the Big Island and many residents on other islands relieved it didn’t wreak more havoc. Firefighters on the Big Island rescued 39 people from floodwaters …
Added: August 27, 2018, 9:00 am
California lawmakers outlined a proposal to help PG&E Corp. and other utilities cope with billions of dollars of potential damages from deadly wildfires that ravaged the state last year. SANTA ROSA, CA, Coffey Park in Santa Rosa, California, where wildfires …
Added: August 27, 2018, 4:22 am
The family of the late rock star Prince is suing a doctor who prescribed pain pills for him, saying the doctor failed to treat him for opiate addiction and therefore bears responsibility for his death two years ago, their attorney …
Added: August 27, 2018, 4:16 am
Voters in Houston and its surrounding county were marking Saturday’s anniversary of Hurricane Harvey coming ashore by deciding whether to approve the issuance of $2.5 billion in bonds to fund flood control projects that might mitigate the damage caused by …
Added: August 27, 2018, 3:29 am
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and residents have filed a federal lawsuit over Michigan’s no-fault auto insurance law. The lawsuit was filed Thursday against Patrick McPharlin, the director of Michigan’s Department of Insurance and Financial Services, which oversees the state’s no-fault …
Added: August 25, 2018, 3:34 am
The California Supreme Court on Thursday sided with employers in a fight over the right of workers to sue over treatment for injuries that occur on the job. Workers receiving medical care through the workers’ compensation insurance of their employer …

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