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Dollar Tree Sold Lead-Tainted Applesauce After Recall

Dollar Tree Inc. continued to sell children’s applesauce tainted with “extremely high” levels of lead long after the company recalled the product due to contamination concerns, US regulators said. The discount store kept pouches of tainted cinnamon applesauce on store …

Experts: Atlantic Hurricane Season Potential on Par with 2005, 1995

Atlantic hurricane risk in the U.S. continues to increase “substantially as oceanic and atmospheric conditions reach a point where tropical cyclone formation” is becoming increasingly favorable, putting the season’s outlook on par with some past massive and destructive seasons, storm …

Texas, Mexico Prepare for Possible Tropical Storm: Weather Watch

Parts of the Texas coast and northeastern Mexico are bracing for tropical storm conditions on Wednesday, as a potential system churns its way through the Bay of Campeche, the US National Hurricane Center said. With winds of 40 miles per …

J&J Talc Users Want Cancer Checks Even if it Cost Billions

Johnson & Johnson should be on the hook for potentially billions of dollars in medical fees for women who used its talc-based baby powders and want to monitor their future health over cancer fears, according to a lawsuit. Lawyers representing …

Research Shows How Underwater Fault Could Devastate West Coast with Major Quake and Tsunami

New research is warning about an underwater fault that could devastate the West Coast with a major earthquake and tsunami. Seismologists have issued warnings that the Cascadia Subduction Zone, an offshore fault from British Columbia to Northern California, for decades. …

What Does Helios Horizon’s Electric Flight Mean for Aviation Claims?

U.S. aerospace project Helios Horizon has reportedly broken the record for the highest-flying multi-seat electric aircraft. Helios Horizon reported that the company’s recent test campaign near Bishop, California, saw their all-electric aircraft achieve altitudes between 17,500ft and 24,000ft. Impressively, these …

Adobe Sued by U.S. Regulators Over Subscription Cancellations

The US Federal Trade Commission sued Adobe Inc., alleging the software company violated consumer protection laws by making it too difficult for consumers to cancel their subscriptions. Adobe pushed users toward annual subscriptions to its creative software such as Photoshop …

Former Neuralink Staffer Sues After Scratches From Herpes Monkey

Elon Musk’s brain-implant startup Neuralink Corp. forced an employee to work with monkeys that carried the Herpes B virus in conditions in which the animals scratched her bare skin, according to a complaint filed Friday in state court in California. …

London Hospital Hack Delayed More Than 800 Operations

Hundreds of planned medical operations and outpatient appointments at London hospitals were delayed last week, after a ransomware attack on a lab services provider that helps manage blood transfusions. The attack resulted in delays to more than 800 scheduled procedures …

Foul Ball: Florida Appeals Court Says Detroit Tigers Owe Little to Injured Pitcher

If the Detroit Tigers Major League Baseball team needs money to rebuild its roster next year, a Florida appeals court just saved the team more than $14,000 in workers’ compensation payments to an injured minor league pitcher. Florida’s 1st District …

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