Legal settlements

May 12, 2017 - 9:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has settled a lawsuit over the proposed development of a massive gold and copper mine at the headwaters of one of Alaska's premier salmon fisheries. The Environmental Protection Agency settled the long-running case Friday with the Pebble Limited...
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FILE - In this March 27, 2013, file photo the Bank of America Building, center, also known as the Superman building, stands among other buildings in downtown Providence, R.I. A $54 million lawsuit over Rhode Island’s tallest building has been settled just before a trial was scheduled to begin in federal court. A trial had been set to begin Monday, May 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
May 08, 2017 - 6:55 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Latest on the city's tallest building, called the Superman Building (all times local): 7 p.m. A Massachusetts-based company and a North Carolina-based bank say they're pleased to have settled a $54 million lawsuit concerning a Rhode Island city's tallest building, called...
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May 02, 2017 - 9:12 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's ban on displaying the Confederate flag doesn't apply to individuals even if they are on government property, state officials said this week in settling a free speech lawsuit. Fresno artist Timothy Desmond sued after his painting depicting the flag was barred...
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City Attorney Dennis Herrera, left, smiles while walking with San Francisco Supervisor Aaron Peskin, right, after announcing a settlement agreement on short term rentals during a news conference Monday, May 1, 2017, at City Hall in San Francisco. San Francisco and Airbnb have reached a deal to end a lawsuit over a law that fines the company for booking rentals not registered with the city. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
May 01, 2017 - 6:12 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco and Airbnb reached a deal Monday that aims to prevent the short-term rental website from listing housing units that are not following city rules that limit the duration of stays and the number of nights units can be rented. The settlement resolves a lawsuit filed...
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April 29, 2017 - 12:01 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Court documents show that Dole Fresh Foods has recently settled two lawsuits filed by families of people stricken by a listeria outbreak after eating salads packaged in Ohio. The Springfield News-Sun reports ( http://bit.ly/2qiIfOM ) settlement terms weren't disclosed by...
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FILE - In this Thursday, June 2, 2016 file photo, United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz delivers remarks in New York. United Airlines said Friday, April 21, 2017, that its CEO Munoz won't add the title of chairman in 2018 as planned, as fallout continues from the violent removal of a passenger from a plane this month. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 27, 2017 - 4:43 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The passenger who was dragged off a United flight after he refused to give up his seat to airline employees settled with the airline for an undisclosed sum Thursday in an apparent attempt by the company to put the fiasco behind it as quickly as possible. David Dao's legal team said...
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FILE - This Tuesday, April 1, 2014, file photo shows a key in the ignition switch of a 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt in Alexandria, Va. On Monday, April 24, 2017, the Supreme Court turned away an appeal from General Motors Co. seeking to block dozens of lawsuits over faulty ignition switches that one plaintiffs’ attorney said could expose the company to billions of dollars in additional claims. (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File)
April 24, 2017 - 5:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday turned away an appeal from General Motors Co. seeking to block dozens of lawsuits over faulty ignition switches that one plaintiffs' attorney said could expose the company to billions of dollars in additional claims. The justices without comment left in...
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April 24, 2017 - 11:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday turned away an appeal from General Motors Co. seeking to block dozens of lawsuits over faulty ignition switches that one plaintiffs' attorney said could expose the company to billions of dollars in additional claims. The justices without comment left in...
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April 21, 2017 - 10:29 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Wells Fargo is agreeing to expand a recently settled class-action lawsuit by an additional $32 million as well as extend claims for fraudulent accounts that may have been opened going back to 2002. Wells Fargo will now pay $142 million to customers for damages caused by any accounts...
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April 17, 2017 - 6:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Brazilian construction conglomerate Odebrecht was ordered on Monday to pay $2.6 billion in fines to settle charges it bribed officials in a dozen countries. The payout order, by U.S. District Judge Raymond Dearie in Brooklyn, came after U.S. and Brazilian authorities determined...
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