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New Hampshire poised to lift citizenship requirement for police work

Union Leader 28 Feb 2021
Struggling like his counterparts across the state to find officers, Concord Police Chief Bradley Osgood thought he had a good candidate last year ... citizenship has been accepted ... Constitution ... Settlements also were reached with the Arapahoe County Sheriff in Colorado, Stanislaus County in California and the police department in Eugene, Ore ... ....
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$650m settlement approved in US in privacy lawsuit against Facebook

The Irish Times 27 Feb 2021
A US federal judge in California has approved a $650 million (€538 million) settlement of a privacy lawsuit against Facebook for allegedly using photo face-tagging and other biometric data without the permission of its users ... Mr Justice Donato called it one of the largest settlements ever for an alleged privacy violation.
photo: AP / Andrew Harnik
In this Oct. 23, 2019, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington
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Judge approves $650M settlement in photo-tagging lawsuit against Facebook

The Hill 27 Feb 2021
A federal judge in California has approved a $650 million settlement in 2015 a class-action lawsuit against Facebook over its use of photo face-tagging ... “Overall, the settlement is a major win for consumers in the hotly contested area of digital privacy,” Donato wrote.ADVERTISEMENT.
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Monteverde & Associates PC Announces Proposed Class Action Settlement On Behalf Of Holders Of Jaguar ...

The Saratogian 26 Feb 2021
Settlement Class Members should check the Settlement Class website in advance of the Final Approval Hearing to determine whether that hearing will occur in person at the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, 450 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102 or via a remote link ... NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA.
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TikTok agrees to pay $92 million to settle teen privacy lawsuit

The Daily Dot 26 Feb 2021
TikTok's owner ByteDance has agreed to pay $92 million to settle lawsuits that allege the app illegally saved and sold user data, many of who were minors ... However, TikTok's opposition say it's a big win for user privacy ... The settlement covers 21 federal lawsuits from Illinois and California that merged into a multi-district action ... back in August ... .
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Wildfire victims sue former PG&E executives alleging neglect

Traverse City Record-Eagle 25 Feb 2021
The complaint filed Wednesday in San Francisco Superior Court is an offshoot of a $13.5 billion settlement that PG&E reached with the wildfire victims while the utility was mired in bankruptcy from January 2019 through June last year ... “PG&E has been a terror, T-E-R-R-O-R, to the people of California," Alsup said during the Feb.
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PG&E fire victims file suit against former management

SiliconValley.com 25 Feb 2021
The complaint filed Wednesday in San Francisco Superior Court is an offshoot of a $13.5 billion settlement that PG&E reached with the wildfire victims while the utility was mired in bankruptcy from January 2019 through June last year ... “PG&E has been a terror, T-E-R-R-O-R, to the people of California,” Alsup said during the Feb.
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PG&E wildfire victims sue former management for neglect

Federal News Radio 25 Feb 2021
The complaint filed Wednesday in San Francisco Superior Court is an offshoot of a $13.5 billion settlement that PG&E reached with the wildfire victims while the utility was mired in bankruptcy from January 2019 through June last year ... “PG&E has been a terror, T-E-R-R-O-R, to the people of California,” Alsup said during the Feb.
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Compass Acquires KVS Title

Johnson City Press 25 Feb 2021
... a leading title insurance and settlement services company serving the Washington metropolitan area ... The acquisition of KVS Title extends the company's settlement services portfolio, which now serves California, Florida, Washington State, Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C.
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CSU will keep tuition flat for 2021-22

East Bay Times 25 Feb 2021
In an era of seemingly unrelentingly bad news on the education front, Luong and the 485,000 students in the California State University system were given something positive for the coming academic year ... California professor put on paid administrative leave after video shows him chastising student who is hard of hearing.
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Rent-A-Center, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter 2020 Results

Enid News & Eagle 25 Feb 2021
Special items in the fourth quarter of $28.8 million were primarily related to the loss incurred upon the sale of our Rent-A-Center Business stores in California to a franchisee, service costs related to the execution of the definitive merger agreement to acquire Acima Holdings LLC, and legal settlement reserves ... California refranchise store sale.
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PG&E Corporation Reports Full-Year and Fourth-Quarter 2020 Financial Results

The Marshall News Messenger 25 Feb 2021
This includes $81 million (before the tax impact of $22 million) and $231 million (before the tax impact of $62 million) during the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2020, respectively, related to the Order Instituting Investigation into the 2017 Northern California ...
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Wildfire victims sue PG&E’s former management for neglect

Al Jazeera 24 Feb 2021
The complaint filed on Wednesday in San Francisco Superior Court is an offshoot of a $13.5bn settlement that PG&E reached with the wildfire victims while the utility was mired in bankruptcy from January 2019 through June 2020 ... “PG&E has been a terror, T-E-R-R-O-R, to the people of California,” Alsup said during the February 3 hearing.
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