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  • Cry Me A River: On MSNBC, Dominion Lawyer Claims $788 Million Settlement 'Bittersweet!'

    04/24/2023 7:01:25 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 49 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Cry me a river—788 million miles long! On Katie Phang's Saturday show on MSNBC, Stephen Shackelford, a lead lawyer for Dominion Voting Systems, echoed the claim by the company's CEO that the settlement payment of $787.5 million from Fox News was "bittersweet."In a New York Times op-ed, the CEO, John Poulos, in addition to calling the settlement "bittersweet," actually wrote: "If we could,we would trade it all in a heartbeat to go back in time to get our reputation back."Get the rest of the story and view the video here.
  • Texas shooting victims reach $144.5M settlement with DOJ

    04/05/2023 8:33:25 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 23 replies
    The Hill ^ | 04/05/2023 | JULIA SHAPERO
    The Department of Justice (DOJ) has reached a tentative $144.5 million settlement agreement with the victims of a 2017 shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, the department announced on Wednesday. The settlement would resolve the federal government’s drawn-out legal battle with the families of the victims and survivors of the mass shooting, after a federal judge found the government at least partially responsible for the attack. “No words or amount of money can diminish the immense tragedy of the mass shooting in Sutherland Springs,” Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta said in a statement. “Today’s announcement brings the litigation...
  • New York City plans to dole out $21,500 each to 2020 Black Lives Matter protesters

    03/01/2023 9:54:09 PM PST · by lowbridge · 41 replies ^ | March 1, 2023 | Julia Johnson
    New York City is planning to compensate protesters from a 2020 demonstration following George Floyd's death with $21,500 each in a new settlement. In the proposed settlement, the city has agreed to pay $21,500 to each member of the class-action suit, plus an additional $2,500 to those who were issued "Desk Appearance Tickets." If it is approved by a judge, the settlement could amount to an estimated $4 million to $6 million. There were reportedly around 300 people in attendance at the protest, and roughly 90 have already settled with the city regarding alternative complaints. The class-action suit participants alleged...
  • Facebook parent Meta will pay $725M to settle a privacy suit over Cambridge Analytica

    12/31/2022 8:11:32 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 7 replies
    NPR ^ | 12/23/22 | Ashley Ahn
    Facebook parent company Meta has agreed to pay $725 million to settle a class-action lawsuit claiming it improperly shared users' information with Cambridge Analytica, a data analytics firm used by the Trump campaign.The proposed settlement is a result of revelations in 2018 that information of up to 87 million people may have been improperly accessed by the third-party firm, which filed for bankruptcy in 2018. This is the largest recovery ever in a data privacy class action and the most Facebook has paid to settle a private class action, the plaintiffs' lawyers said in a court filing Thursday.Meta did not...
  • Andrew Brown Jr.’s family reaches $3 million settlement in North Carolina shooting death

    06/07/2022 3:46:02 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 18 replies
    Nypost ^ | 06/07/2022 | David. specter
    The family of an unarmed black man who was shot and killed in his car by sheriff’s deputies over a year ago has reached a $3 million settlement with authorities. Andrew Brown Jr. was killed on April 21, 2020 by Pasquotank County sheriff’s deputies while they were serving drug-related warrants at his home. His family filed a $30 million civil rights lawsuit claiming he died because the officers displayed an “intentional and reckless disregard of his life.” As officers surrounded his BMW, Brown backed up and moved forward, prompting the deputies to open fire. He was fatally struck in the...
  • Biden says Ukraine might have to give Russia land in ‘negotiated settlement’

    06/04/2022 12:53:43 PM PDT · by JonPreston · 104 replies
    NY Post ^ | 6/3/22 | Steven Nelson
    President Biden on Friday declined to rule out Ukraine having to cede part of its territory to Russia in order to end Moscow’s more than three-month-old invasion.“Does Ukraine have to cede territory to achieve peace?” a reporter asked Biden after his remarks on the May jobs report.“But it appears to me that at some point along the line, there’s going to have to be a negotiated settlement
  • Remington Did not Settle Sandy Hook Lawsuit

    03/03/2022 3:52:00 AM PST · by marktwain · 23 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | February 28, 2022 | Dean Weingarten
    Much of old Media are parroting headlines similar to these examples: Sandy Hook Families Settle With Gunmaker for $73 Million Over Massacre (New York Times)Families of Sandy Hook victims reach $73 million settlement with Remington (NPR)Sandy Hook families reach $73 million settlement with gun manufacturer Remington (CNN)Families of Sandy Hook victims settle with Remington (BBC)Sandy Hook families settle for $73M with gun maker Remington (AP)The problem with these headlines, as with much of the reporting on the old, dominant media, is they are all false.Remington, the gunmaker, did not settle with anyone. Remington the gunmaker no longer exists. The people...
  • Prince Andrew Settles Pedo Trial, Pays Accuser Undisclosed Sum

    02/15/2022 11:17:19 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    Nation and State ^ | 02/15/2022 | Tyler Durden
    Prince Andrew and accuser Virginia Giuffre have reached an out of court settlement for an undisclosed sum of money in a lawsuit which accused the disgraced UK royal of "rape in the first degree" after she was trafficked by Andrew pals Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell."The parties anticipate filing a stipulation of dismissal of the case within thirty (30) days," reads a note to Judge Lewis A. Kaplan."In the interim, the parties request that the Court suspend all deadlines and hold the action in abeyance."Giuffre accused Andrew in the New York civil lawsuit of "rape in the first degree," and...
  • Prince Andrew settles sex case with Virginia Roberts 'for £7.5million' after exasperated Charles orders him to agree payout before Queen's Platinum Jubilee

    02/15/2022 11:46:47 AM PST · by know.your.why · 34 replies
    And just last week ol' Randy Andy was demanding a jury trial in the USA. Hmmmm....
  • Prince Andrew Settles Sex-Abuse Lawsuit Filed by Virginia Giuffre: To make substantial donation to Giuffre charity

    02/15/2022 8:56:10 AM PST · by billorites · 33 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | February 15, 2022 | James Fanelli & Corrine Ramey
    Prince Andrew has settled a federal sex-abuse lawsuit filed by Virginia Giuffre, one of Jeffrey Epstein’s most prominent accusers, according to a court filing Tuesday. David Boies, a lawyer for Ms. Giuffre, said in a letter to the judge that the parties had reached an agreement in principle, which court documents said would include Prince Andrew making a substantial donation to Ms. Giuffre’s charity. The filing didn’t indicate further financial terms of the settlement.
  • Prince Andrew reaches settlement with sexual abuse accuser Virginia Giuffre.

    02/15/2022 9:24:35 AM PST · by Carriage Hill · 4 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2.15.2022 | Rebecca Rosenberg
    Virginia says the Duke of York sexually abused her on three occasions. Prince Andrew has settled a sexual abuse lawsuit brought by accuser Virginia Giuffre in Manhattan federal court, according to newly filed court papers. "We write jointly with counsel for defendant to advise the Court that the parties reached a settlement," Giuffre's attorney David Boies wrote in a letter to U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan on Tuesday.
  • Senate Panel To Hear Testimony From Businessman Targeted By Trump Dossier Firm

    07/12/2017 10:41:58 PM PDT · by Fedora · 33 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 07/10/2017 | Chuck Ross
    A London-based businessman who was investigated last year by the opposition research firm behind the so-called Trump dossier will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee next week, The Daily Caller has learned.Bill Browder says that he will “definitely” be testifying about a complaint he filed with the Justice Department last year in which he accused Fusion GPS, the firm behind the dossier, and a former Soviet intelligence officer named Rinat Akhmetshin of violating the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA), a law requiring agents of foreign governments to disclose their lobbying and consulting work.Founded by former Wall Street Journal reporter Glenn...
  • Families in Charleston church massacre reach $88M settlement with DOJ

    10/28/2021 10:13:23 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 16 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/28/2021 | Lexi Lonas
    Families in the 2015 Charleston, S.C., church massacre have settled with the Department of Justice (DOJ) for some $88 million over a faulty gun background check that allowed to the shooter to buy the firearm he used, the two sides announced Thursday. The DOJ said in a statement that it settled with the 14 plaintiffs in the case, awarding between $6 million to $7.5 million for each of the nine people killed and $5 million for each survivor. The survivors and family members first alleged in 2016 that FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Checks System (NICS) failed to prevent the...
  • Parkland families get $25M settlement from school district over 2018 massacre

    10/19/2021 5:49:10 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 7 replies
    NY Post ^ | 10/18/2021 | Mark Lungariello
    The Florida school district where a former student massacred 17 people in 2018 agreed on Monday to shell out $25 million to victims’ families. The Broward County school district will pay the sum in a legal settlement with 52 families of people murdered, hurt, or traumatized during the Marjory Stoneman Douglas school shooting. The district was accused of negligence for prevailing to prevent the attack by ex-student Nikolas Cruz, who stormed into the school and opened fire in February 2018. “It’s hard to talk about money because your daughter was murdered,” parent Andrew Pollack told The South Florida Sun-Sentinel, which...
  • DC to pay $220K as legal settlement for restricting Baptist church's in-person worship during pandemic

    07/09/2021 7:24:37 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 07/08/2021 | Michael Gryboski
    The District of Columbia and Mayor Muriel Bowser have agreed to pay $220,000 as part of a legal settlement with a local Baptist church that sued the city over in-person worship restrictions during the pandemic. Last September, Capitol Hill Baptist Church sued the district over the government’s ban on outdoor worship services that had more than 100 people in attendance. In a settlement agreement and release approved on Thursday, the city agreed to pay $220,000 to the counsels representing the church, which broke down to $210,000 for the law firm WilmerHale and $10,000 for the national legal nonprofit First Liberty...
  • Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham Pays $62,500 in Settlement over Sexual Misconduct Allegations

    04/13/2021 1:23:03 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/13/2021 | Joshua Caplan
    New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s gubernatorial campaign paid at least $62,500 in a settlement with a former aide, who alleges the Democrat lawmaker engaged in sexual misconduct towards him.

    03/12/2021 4:04:45 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 46 replies
    Powerline ^ | MARCH 12, 2021 | PAUL MIRENGOFF
    Today, the city of Minneapolis announced a $27 million settlement with the family of George Floyd. The family had sued the city for the alleged wrongful death of Floyd. The announcement comes as the trial of Derek Chauvin proceeds through its early stages. The court is in the midst of selecting a jury. Given its timing, the announcement looks to me like an attempt to prevent Chauvin from getting a fair trial, assuming there was ever any chance of him getting one in Minneapolis. But even if I’m wrong in saying that this is the city’s motive, it is almost...
  • Christian-owned funeral home pays $250K in settlement over transgender employee firing

    12/02/2020 3:53:30 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 12/02/2020 | Michael Gryboski
    A Michigan-based Christian-owned funeral home has agreed to pay $250,000, as part of a legal settlement, to the estate of trans-identified individual that the company fired. RG & GR Harris Funeral Homes reached a settlement on Monday with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the estate of the late Anthony Stephens, who went by the name Aimee, over a lawsuit originally filed in 2014 when Stephens was still alive. At issue was Harris’ decision to fire Stephens, a biological male, who began dressing as a woman and underwent gender transition to become Aimee. The funeral home had cited their...
  • Parents of slain DNC staffer Seth Rich settle lawsuit against Fox News for spreading murder conspiracy

    11/24/2020 1:55:53 PM PST · by Coronal · 70 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | November 24, 2020 | Stephen Rex Brown
    The parents of slain Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich have settled a lawsuit against Fox News for fueling a conspiracy theory about his murder. The terms of the deal, announced in a Manhattan Federal Court filing, were not disclosed. “We are pleased with the resolution of the claims and hope this enables Mr. and Mrs. Rich to find a small degree of peace and solace moving forward,” Fox News said in a statement. Attorneys for parents Joel and Mary Rich did not respond to a request for comment.
  • Security officer who killed White Settlement church shooter won’t face charges

    09/29/2020 1:53:52 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 35 replies
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | 28 September 2020 | Tom Steele
    A Tarrant County grand jury Monday declined to indict a volunteer security officer for a White Settlement church who fatally shot a man who killed two parishioners during a Sunday service. Jack Wilson fired one shot at Keith Thomas Kinnunen, stopping the 43-year-old gunman seconds after he pulled out a shotgun and shot Anton “Tony” Wallace, 64, and Richard White, 67, the morning of Dec. 29 at West Freeway Church of Christ. There were more than 250 people in the church at the time, officials said. Tim Rodgers, a prosecutor in the Tarrant County district attorney’s office, said in a...