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 crash involving one of the retailer’s trucks. Actor Tracy Morgan attends the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Governors Ball in Los More...

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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 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...

By United Press International On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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Charter Communications declines a merger with Sprint

Ed Adamczyk, United Press International Writer STAMFORD, Conn./OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (UPI) — Charter Communications Inc. ended speculation it would acquire Sprint Corp., announcing it would not seek a merger More...

By Jake Leonard On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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Discovery to buy Scripps in deal valued at $14.6 billion

SILVER SPRING, Md./CINCINNATI, Ohio (Heartland Newsfeed) — Discovery Communications Inc. said Monday they have reached an agreement to buy Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. in a cash-and-stock deal valued More...

By United Press International On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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N.J. Gov. Chris Christie faces off with Chicago Cubs fan who heckled him

Ray Downs, United Press International Writer MILWAUKEE (UPI) — Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey got into a Chicago Cubs fan’s face at Miller Park in Milwaukee Sunday. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie More...

By Jake Leonard On Sunday, July 30th, 2017
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WSJ report: Charter says no thanks to Sprint mega-merger

Charter Communications sign as shown at a location in Chesterfield, Missouri. (Photo credit: Bloomberg) STAMFORD, Conn./OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (Heartland Newsfeed) — Charter Communications Inc. said it isn’t More...