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Added: December 3, 2018, 3:36 am
Nineteen people who survived a shooting last year at a Little Rock, Ark., nightclub filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the club’s owners, alleging negligence in security and in staff training. At a press conference, two survivors and their lawyers said …
Added: December 3, 2018, 3:26 am
After repeated food poisoning outbreaks linked to romaine lettuce, the produce industry is confronting the failure of its own safety measures in preventing contaminations. The E. coli outbreak announced just before Thanksgiving follows one in the spring that sickened more …
Added: December 3, 2018, 3:10 am
A team of Kennesaw State University alumni are aiming to make roadways safer after inventing a blind spot detection system that can be retrofitted to older vehicles. The inventors – former electrical engineering graduate students Andrew Kazemian, Federick Amuna, Ilyas …
Added: November 30, 2018, 4:41 am
A New York City woman who suffered a severe arm injury while protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota two years ago is suing law enforcement even though she does not yet have evidence that might help her …
Added: November 30, 2018, 4:35 am
To all the world, it looked like breast implants were safe. From 2008 to 2015, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration publicly reported 200 or so complaints annually – a tiny fraction of the hundreds of thousands of implant surgeries …
Added: November 30, 2018, 4:09 am
A report released Wednesday warns that Pennsylvania’s fire and rescue services face a crisis, saying the number of volunteers continues to fall amid funding needs and training challenges. The 95-page legislative study said there were about 300,000 volunteer firefighters in …
Added: November 30, 2018, 3:31 am
The governor of Puerto Rico overhauled the U.S. territory’s insurance laws on Tuesday to help protect policyholders as thousands of claims remain unresolved more than a year after Hurricane Maria. Gov. Ricardo Rossello signed six laws into effect as he …
Added: November 30, 2018, 3:21 am
A Massachusetts Appeals Court has ruled that Dielectrics, a Massachusetts-based medical device manufacturer, illegally fired Ileana Bermudez after she collected workers’ compensation benefits and filed a lawsuit against the company. The case, Ileana Bermudez vs. Dielectrics, Inc., came about after …
Added: November 30, 2018, 3:09 am
A malfunctioning sensor at the center of the investigation into the Oct. 29 crash of a Lion Air jetliner into the Java Sea wasn’t repaired before the fatal flight even though it had failed on the plane’s previous trip, according …
Added: November 29, 2018, 3:55 am
In the days before California’s deadliest wildfire erupted near a PG&E Corp. power line during a windstorm, the company kept a close eye on the weather, warned customers it might shut off electricity in the area, and finally decided conditions …

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