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Three Former Nursing Home Employees Sentenced in Insect Bite Case

Search Warrant Allegedly Violated Suspect's Rights

Democrats are trying to prevent the Federal Communications Commission from voting on the future of net neutrality regulations. Planned for Thursday, the vote determines a...

Two top-ranking Democrats said they won’t push a government shutdown in December if Dreamers aren’t saved from deportation. According to Politico.com, Senate Minority Leader Chuck...

Less than a month after former physician Larry Nassar plead guilty to sexual misconduct charges, USA Gymnastics is claiming innocence in civil suits. The organization,...
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The space, trends, and ideas for small business owners and entrepreneurs are continuously expanding. A wide range of opportunities are given to small businesses in order to develop quality products and services without sacrificing due to manufacturing costs.
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In the United States, farmer suicides have surpassed even those of military veterans. Some changes, big and small, could help them – and us.
Al Franken and Roy Moore

When Al Franken resigns but the GOP supports alleged molesters and others take advantage of female empowerment for political gain, jerks win – and we lose.
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In 2015, over 3,000 people were killed as a result of distracted driving and over 390,000 people were injured from distracted driving. It’s estimated that over 660,000 people use their phones or other devices while driving. But just how dangerous is distracted driving exactly?
Officers May be Misusing Tasers in Jails, According to Investigation

Officers May be Misusing Tasers in Jails, According to Investigation
Los Angeles Pushcart Vendors Vindicated in Settlement

Los Angeles Pushcart Vendors Vindicated in Settlement
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Last week, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and Bayer AG had the first loss in the many Xarelto bleeding risk lawsuits. The Big Pharma duo has so far won the first three federal court cases. The Philadelphia state court jury handed down a $27.8M verdict for the plaintiffs, finding the companies didn’t adequately warn doctors and patients of the increased risk of internal bleeding with Xarelto use. The damages award is broken down into $1.8M in compensatory damages and $26M in punitive damages. The companies are already planning an appeal.
California's Proposition 64 Helps Marijuana Offenders Clear Their Records

California's Proposition 64 Helps Marijuana Offenders Clear Their Records
Counselor Couple Pushes to Legalize 'Magic Mushrooms' in Oregon

Couple Pushes to Legalize 'Magic Mushrooms' in Oregon
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When most families visit water or amusement parks, they do so with the expectation that they'll enjoy a day of fun and relaxation. Few families fret over the possibility of an accident occurring. For one family that visited The Wave, a relatively new water park in Dublin, California, that's exactly what happened, though. While going down one of the park's water slides, the Emerald Plunge, Susannah Jones' 10-year-old son flew off the slide and hit the cement. Fortunately, the young boy survived the ordeal, but his mother and father still filed a “$2.5 million lawsuit against the city of Dublin, The Wave, the manufacturers of the slide and the contractors and subcontractors who installed the slide.”