Disney sued for collecting private information from children via game apps

BURBANK, Calif. (UPI) — A class action lawsuit has been filed against Disney and three software companies for allegedly collecting personal information about children playing games on Disney apps. This month, a lawsuit was filed against Disney for allegedly collecting personal information about children through gaming apps. (File Photo by Stephen More...

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By United Press International On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
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Disney to pull content from Netflix, start streaming service in 2019

BURBANK, Calif. (UPI) — Disney on Tuesday announced it will remove its content from Netflix and begin its own streaming service in 2019. Disney CEO Bob Iger arrives on the red carpet at the “Beauty More...

By Jake Leonard On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
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Illinois Department of Natural Resources announces waterfowl hunting season dates

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) announced Monday waterfowl season dates and bag limits for the upcoming hunting season. These seasons include a 60-day More...

By Reuters On Monday, August 7th, 2017
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Wal-Mart, insurers settle lawsuits over 2014 Tracy Morgan crash

TRENTON, N.J. (Reuters) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has settled a lawsuit by two insurers that sought to avoid covering its multi-million dollar payout to comedian Tracy Morgan for injuries he suffered in a 2014 More...

By United Press International On Monday, August 7th, 2017
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Manufacturer of ride that killed teen at Ohio State Fair says corrosion the cause

COLUMBUS, Ohio (UPI) — The manufacturer of a ride that malfunctioned at the Ohio State Fair and killed a teenager and injured several other people last month said the mishap was due to corrosion. KMG International, More...

By Reuters On Saturday, August 5th, 2017
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U.S. appeals court agrees to reconsider ‘Making a Murderer’ conviction

CHICAGO (Reuters) — A U.S. appeals court in Chicago on Friday agreed to reconsider the decision of a Federal judge who overturned the homicide conviction of a Wisconsin man serving a life sentence in a case More...

By United Press International On Saturday, August 5th, 2017
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Martin Shkreli found guilty of security fraud

NEW YORK CITY (UPI) — A jury on Friday found Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical executive who came under scrutiny for hiking the cost of a drug by 5,000%, guilty on three counts related to securities fraud. Martin More...

By United Press International On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
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Ohio State Fair resumes rides after deadly accident

COLUMBUS (UPI) — The Ohio State Fair said all its rides have passed re-inspection and are back to operating normally after one called “The Fire Ball” malfunctioned and killed an 18-year-old man More...

By United Press International On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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World’s longest suspension bridge opens in Switzerland

People walk on the ‘Europabruecke’ bridge, the world’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge after the official inauguration in Randa, Switzerland. (Photo by Valentina Flauraud/EPA) RANDA, Switzerland More...

By United Press International On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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Anthony Scaramucci out as White House communications chief

Danielle Haynes, United Press International Writer WASHINGTON (UPI) — Anthony Scaramucci resigned after 10 days as President Donald Trump‘s communications director to give new chief of staff John More...