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Giulianis Settle Ugly Divorce Case

Pretrial proceedings revealed the couple’s $230,000 monthly spending, which enabled $12,000 splurges for cigars and $7,000 for fountain pens The acrimonious divorce case of Rudolph W. Giuliani and his estranged wife, Judith, a battle that had played out in court … Continue reading

Sanofi to acquire Synthorx for $2.5 billion

Sanofi SA said that it will acquire biotechnology company Synthorx Inc. for an aggregated equity value of around $2.5 billion. The French pharmaceutical company SAN, +1.49% SNY, +1.53%  said it plans to take control of all outstanding shares of Synthorx THOR, -0.09%  for $68 per share in cash. … Continue reading

450 Virginia City Employees Seek Workers’ Comp After Shooting

An employee, one of hundreds who worked in a municipal building rampaged by an armed utilities engineer in May, now takes up to four medications to deal with her anxiety and depression. Diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, she was on … Continue reading

Celadon files for bankruptcy, leaving more than 3,000 without a job

Thousands of employees with Indianapolis-based Celadon are without a job. ​​CEO Paul Svindland confirmed the company’s filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. He went on to say the entire company will shut down all business operations except for the “Taylor Express” … Continue reading

Auto Dealer to Pay $125,000 to Settle Health Discrimination Lawsuit

Prominent Pacific Northwest auto dealer Titus-Will has agreed to pay $125,000 and adopt anti-discrimination policies and training to resolve a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today. According to the … Continue reading

CBS Completes Merger With Viacom, Creating $40B Company

ViacomCBS Inc. announced the completion of the merger between CBS Corporation and Viacom Inc. The combined company, which is renamed ViacomCBS, creates a premium content powerhouse with global scale, including leadership positions in markets across the U.S., Europe, Latin America and … Continue reading

Virginia may purge dozens of old racist laws

The laws are still on the books in Virginia: Blacks and whites must sit in separate rail cars. They cannot use the same playgrounds, schools or mental hospitals. They can’t marry each other either. The measures have not been enforced … Continue reading

$220M Settlement Reached in Milk Coop anti-trust case

The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) announced it has settled a class-action lawsuit brought by larger retailers and companies who purchased cheese and butter from members who participated in the Cooperative Working Together program for a whopping $220 million. In 2016, NMPF … Continue reading

Booker ally, law firm will fork over $6M in settlement with bankrupt Newark water agency

An ally of New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker and his old law firm have agreed to pay $6 million to settle a lawsuit alleging legal malpractice and widespread negligence perpetuated a multi-million kickback scheme that bankrupted the agency once in … Continue reading

Cleveland-Cliffs to Acquire AK Steel for $3B

Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. and AK Steel Holding Corporation have entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Cliffs will acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of AK Steel common stock. Lourenco Goncalves, Chairman of the Board, President and … Continue reading