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Working Class Hero? Tom Brady Aims for Supreme Court
Tom Brady's case is no longer about deflated footballs or a four-game suspension -- it's about the fundamental rights of American workers and a dangerous threat to industrial peace in America. At least that's the case Brady and his new lawyer, Ted Olson, are not only trying to make but sell to the
PSU payouts to Jerry Sandusky's accusers cover alleged abuse to '71
Penn State's legal settlements with Jerry Sandusky's accusers cover alleged abuse dating to 1971, which was 40 years before his arrest, the university said Sunday in providing the first confirmation of the time frame of abuse claims that have led to big payouts. The disclosure came as Penn State
Obama May Send Several Hundred More US Troops to Iraq
Stopping crisis in Iraq and possibly taking back several key cities the Islamic militants have overrun. President Obama is set to make a big announcement a San. More US troops into the war torn country not to fight. But to train Iraqi forces. Hello anti Hernandez in New York with brain ABC's Louis
Halliburton (HAL) Buys Baker Hughes (BHI) to Become Biggest Oilfield Services Company
Morning Money Memo… A merger announced this morning will create the world’s biggest oilfield services company. Halliburton is buying a rival, Baker Hughes, in a cash-and-stock deal worth $34.6 billion. The agreement comes just days after talks between the two firms had stalled and Halliburton...
GM Implores Lackadaisical Consumers to Heed Big Recall
Morning Money Memo: Eight months after General Motors began recalling more than 2 million cars because of a deadly ignition-switch defect, less than half the owners have gotten their vehicles fixed. The parts are available, but many drivers may not know how serious this is....
GM Faulty Ignition Deaths May Be Up to 19
Number likely to rise as there have been up to 100 claims, families offered $1 million in damages plus an undisclosed sum.
GM Ignition Switch Investigation Estimates Higher Death Toll
Victims' families will be offered more than $1 million in damages and other compensation.
Some Senators Demand Dismissal of Top GM Lawyer for 'Stunning Failure'
Some U.S. senators today called on General Motors CEO Mary Barra to fire the company’s top lawyer as executives testified on the ongoing investigation into the ignition switch malfunction in some GM cars. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., asked Barra why she has not fired Michael...
GM Could Make Huge Payments to Crash Victims
Morning Money Memo: General Motors today plans to announce its compensation plan, paying victims of crashes caused by bad ignition switches. CEO Mary Barra has said there won’t be any cap on payments. The decision on how much to pay claimants is being made by...
GM Trying to Shield Liability in Crash Cases?
Morning Money Memo… Lawyers for a Georgia family trying to reopen a wrongful death lawsuit against General Motors say the company is trying to move the case to federal court so it can use bankruptcy as a shield from the claim. The attorneys say GM’s...