Another Jury Finds Roundup Weed Killer Causes Cancer in First Phase of Trial

Article 0 Comments A U.S. jury on Tuesday found Bayer AG’s glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused cancer, a blow to the company eight months after another jury issued a $289 million verdict over similar claims in a different case. Tuesday’s unanimous jury decision in San Francisco federal court, which came […]

Plane Crashes into Ohio Home, Killing Pilot, Fire Chief Says

Article 0 Comments A small plane crashed into a suburban Cincinnati house Tuesday afternoon, killing the pilot and sending dark smoke billowing from the backyard. Emergency responders said no one was in the home at the time of the crash, and first responders got two dogs inside out safely in […]

Pennsylvania Opens Investigation into Gas Liquids Pipeline

Article 0 Comments Pennsylvania’s attorney general said Tuesday that his office has opened an investigation into construction on a 350-mile natural gas liquids pipeline project across southern Pennsylvania that has been blamed for polluting waterways in dozens of places and causing sinkholes near homes. Attorney General Josh Shapiro took the […]

CNN Hit With $275M Defamation Suit by Kentucky Student

Article 0 Comments A Kentucky teenager sued CNN on Tuesday for defamation, saying the cable network falsely conveyed to viewers that he was the “face of an unruly hate mob” confronting a Native American activist at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington in January. The lawsuit, filed on behalf of Covington […]

EU Decision to Put Bermuda on List of Global Tax Havens ‘a Setback’: Premier Burt

Article 0 Comments Bermuda’s Premier David Burt on Tuesday called the European Union’s decision to put the British overseas territory on a list of global tax havens “a setback” but said he was confident it would soon be reversed. “The news from Brussels this morning is a setback for Bermuda,” […]

Wildfires Threaten Towns in Rural Southeast Australia

Article 0 Comments More homes were being threatened Tuesday [March 5] by wildfires that have burned dozens of homes and buildings in rural southeast Australia. Victoria state Emergency Management Commissioner Andrew Crisp said emergency warnings were issued for the towns of Dargo and Licola east of the state capital, Melbourne, […]

Crane Collapses at Eni’s Italian Offshore Oil Platform; Operator Missing

Article 0 Comments A crane collapsed at an Italian offshore oil platform run by energy group Eni on Tuesday, injuring two people, with the crane operator still missing, the company said. The crane was in operation when it toppled from the Barbara F platform, about 60 km off Ancona, hitting […]

JPMorgan Found Not Responsible for Broker’s Suicide

Article 0 Comments A federal judge in Manhattan on Tuesday dismissed a wrongful death lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase & Co. by the estate of a former top broker, who it said committed suicide after being forced into retirement. U.S. District Judge John Keenan said it was not reasonably foreseeable that […]

Aviva Gets Court Approval to Move Assets to Ireland as Part of Wider Brexit Wave

Article 0 Comments England’s High Court on Tuesday gave Aviva, Britain’s second largest insurer, approval to transfer around 9 billion pounds ($11.69 billion) in assets to a new Irish company just before the starting gun is fired on Brexit. The move, timed for 2259 GMT on March 29, is part […]

Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Case That Could Limit Clean Water Act

Article 0 Comments The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to consider limiting the scope of a landmark law aimed at curbing water pollution in a dispute pitting environmentalists against local authorities in Hawaii over a wastewater treatment plant. The justices agreed to hear an appeal by Maui County of […]