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Missouri judge affirms $4.69 billion talc verdict, J&J vows to appeal

Reuters US News - Wed, 08/22/2018 - 15:05
A Missouri trial court judge has affirmed the massive $4.69 billion verdict against Johnson & Johnson in a case involving 22 women and their families who alleged the company's talc-based products, including its baby powder, contain asbestos and caused them to develop ovarian cancer.
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Massachusetts securities regulator faces primary challenge, focus on election handling

Reuters US News - Wed, 08/22/2018 - 14:43
Massachusetts Secretary of State William Galvin, one of the most aggressive U.S. securities law enforcers, next month will face his first primary challenge in over a decade from a rival who claims Galvin has neglected his role as the state's top election overseer.
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Cardinal Wuerl's name taken off Pittsburgh school due to scandal

Reuters US News - Wed, 08/22/2018 - 12:36
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh said on Wednesday it had removed Cardinal Donald Wuerl's name from a high school after a grand jury report on sex abuse in the Church found he had reassigned priests who had been accused of abusing children, rather than taking stronger action.
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U.S. Republican Representative Hunter indicted for alleged misuse of campaign funds

Reuters US News - Wed, 08/22/2018 - 12:36
U.S. Representative Duncan Hunter, a Republican of California, was indicted on charges that he and his wife used hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign funds to pay for vacations, video games and other personal expenses and filed false campaign finance reports, federal officials said on Tuesday.
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Magnitude 6.2 offshore quake hits west of Oregon: USGS

Reuters US News - Wed, 08/22/2018 - 10:54
An offshore earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 hit 165 miles (265 km) west-northwest of Bandon, Oregon, on Wednesday, the United States Geological Survey said. The quake, which was originally reported at 6.3 magnitude, was recorded at a depth of about 6 miles (10 km) around 2:30 a.m. local time (0930 GMT), according to the USGS website.
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Hurricane Lane strengthens to Category 5 as it heads for Hawaii

Reuters US News - Wed, 08/22/2018 - 06:45
Hurricane Lane strengthened to a Category 5 storm on Tuesday as it charged toward Hawaii where residents braced for "life threatening" winds and flooding, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.
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Hurricane Lane strengthens to Cat 5 as it heads toward Hawaii: NHC

Reuters US News - Wed, 08/22/2018 - 01:54
Hurricane Lane strengthened to a Category 5 storm on Tuesday as it headed toward Hawaii, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.
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