Legal settlements

October 22, 2017 - 9:35 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the parent company of the Fox News Channel saying it knew a news analyst had threatened to file a sexual harassment lawsuit against Bill O'Reilly when it renewed the popular personality's contract in February (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Bill O'Reilly says after 21st...
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FILE - This Oct. 1, 2015 file photo shows Bill O'Reilly of the Fox News Channel program "The O'Reilly Factor" in New York. The Fox News Channel says the company knew a news analyst planned to file a sexual harassment lawsuit against O'Reilly when it renewed the popular personality's contract in February 2017. The New York Times reported Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, the company renewed the TV host's contract after he reached a $32 million settlement with the analyst. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 22, 2017 - 7:21 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The parent company of the Fox News Channel says it knew a news analyst planned to file a sexual harassment lawsuit against Bill O'Reilly when it renewed the popular personality's contract in February. The New York Times reported Saturday the company renewed O'Reilly's contract after...
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October 03, 2017 - 2:41 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan county has agreed to pay $1.07 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the family of a woman who was killed and dismembered after a Detroit-area police officer exposed her as an informant in a drug bust. Details of the deal between Oakland County and Shelly Hilliard's...
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October 02, 2017 - 2:27 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal appeals court will not reconsider a plan that would distribute $300 million left over from a legal settlement involving the federal government to groups that help American Indians, even though the government's attorneys say the plan is "regrettable" and wouldn't have...
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September 27, 2017 - 7:05 am
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — A federal lawsuit against a South Carolina police department over a wrongful conviction has been settled following the termination of the officer accused of lying to get a search warrant. The Sun News reports an order filed Sept. 21 says Adam Robinson's lawsuit against the Horry...
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FILE- This April 18, 2017, file photo shows the suburban Minneapolis headquarters of Syngenta in Minnetonka, Minn. Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta said Tuesday, Sept. 26, that it has agreed to settle tens of thousands of U.S. lawsuits by farmers over the company's rollout of a genetically engineered corn seed variety before China approved it for imports. Terms weren't disclosed. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
September 26, 2017 - 6:40 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta said Tuesday it has agreed to settle tens of thousands of U.S. lawsuits by farmers over the company's rollout of a genetically engineered corn seed variety before China approved it for imports. Terms weren't disclosed. Syngenta said in a...
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September 19, 2017 - 12:24 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge overseeing the NFL's $1 billion concussion settlement with former players says she's concerned they're being targeted by claims service providers, lenders and other groups seeking a share of the money. At a hearing in Philadelphia on Tuesday, U.S. District Judge...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, June 20, 2017, file photo Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer talks during a news conference in Los Angeles. Motel 6 has agreed to pay $250,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by Los Angeles that alleged one of the chain's locations was a base for human traffickers, drug dealers and gang members, prosecutors said. Feuer told The Associated Press on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, that the money will be used to help deter human trafficking. (AP Photo/Christopher Weber, File)
August 31, 2017 - 10:55 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Motel 6 has agreed to pay $250,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by Los Angeles that alleged one of the chain's locations was a base for human traffickers, drug dealers and gang members, prosecutors said. Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer told The Associated Press on Wednesday...
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August 31, 2017 - 3:05 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Motel 6 has agreed to pay $250,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by Los Angeles that alleged one of the chain's locations was a base for human traffickers, drug dealers and gang members, prosecutors said. Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer told The Associated Press on Wednesday...
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August 31, 2017 - 3:03 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Motel 6 has agreed to pay $250,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging one of its properties in Los Angeles was a base for sex trafficking, drug dealers and gang members. City Attorney Mike Feuer told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the money will be used to help deter human...
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