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Duck Boat Tragedy: Firms Cite 1851 Law to Avoid Liability

October 17, 2018 |

Two companies facing multiple lawsuits over a summer tourist boat accident in Missouri that killed 17 people have invoked an 1851 law that allows vessel owners to try to avoid or limit legal damages as they also seek settlement negotiations with victims’ family members, the AP reports. But Tia Coleman,…

Ohio Dems optimistic, Republicans cite encouraging turnout numbers as polls close in pivotal special election

August 8, 2018 |

Polls have closed in several key state races, including a tightly contested Ohio special election widely seen as a referendum on President Trump and Republicans’ legislative agenda ahead of the midterm elections in November.
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Satisfaction with airlines drops. Travelers cite in-flight service and uncomfortable seats

April 28, 2018 |

Around the time the nation began buzzing about a United Airlines passenger who was dragged from his seat last year, bloodied and injured, a nationwide survey began calling travelers and asking their opinions on the airline industry.

So it may be no surprise that the latest annual American Customer…

L.A. Times – Business

EPA inspectors cite numerous safety problems at troubled Torrance refinery

March 29, 2017 |

Inspectors from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency found numerous safety violations at the Torrance oil refinery during reviews of the plant last fall, according to a report released Monday.

Among the numerous findings in the 12-page report, inspectors cited the refinery for safety systems…

L.A. Times – Business

U.S. lawmakers probe Fed cyber breaches, cite ‘serious concerns’

June 4, 2016 |

Federal Reserve building in WashingtonBy Dustin Volz and Jason Lange WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. congressional committee has launched an investigation into the Federal Reserve's cyber security practices after a Reuters report revealed more than 50 cyber breaches at the U.S. central bank between 2011 and 2015. The House Committee on Science, Space and Technology on Friday sent a letter to Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to express "serious concerns" over the central bank's ability to protect sensitive financial information. The letter cited the Reuters report, which was based on heavily redacted internal Fed records obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request.

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Federal regulators cite Exxon Mobil for safety and lack of responsiveness in Torrance

January 13, 2016 |

A federal investigation into the explosion at Exxon Mobil’s Torrance refinery last year found multiple safety-management problems that led to the incident and endangered the lives of “many community members.”

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board released part of its findings Wednesday from the investigation…

L.A. Times – Business

Obama to use Lehman anniversary to cite progress

September 14, 2013 |

FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2008 file photo, Lehman Brothers world headquarters is shown in New York, the day the 158-year-old investment bank, choked by the credit crisis and falling real estate values, filed for bankruptcy. After weeks of intense focus on the crisis in Syria, the White House is set to use the five-year anniversary of the Lehman Bros. collapse next week to lay claim to an economic turnaround and to press congressional Republicans to not use the threat of a shutdown or a unprecedented debt default to extract a delay of President Barack Obama's signature health care. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, file)WASHINGTON (AP) — On the fifth anniversary of the Lehman Bros. collapse, President Barack Obama is laying claim to an economic turnaround and warning Republicans not to risk a backslide by threatening a government shutdown or a debt default.

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