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Firm to Pay $2.6M, Stop Making False Timeshare Claims

SEATTLE (AP) — A “timeshare exit” firm accused by the Washington state Attorney General’s Office of misleading customers must refund some of its former clients. The terms of a consent decree filed Tuesday in King County Superior Court say Reed …

Final Settlements Inked in Poultry Plant Pollution Lawsuits

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge on Monday gave final approval to a $65 million settlement in a class-action lawsuit involving thousands of residents of a southern Delaware community affected by groundwater contamination from a local poultry processing facility. …

Ambulance Company Settles Lawsuit With Pregnant Employee

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Ambulance company American Medical Response will settle a discrimination lawsuit after it refused to provide a pregnant Spokane, Washington employee a temporary reprieve from heavy-duty work, regulators announced Monday. AMR will pay $162,500 to a paramedic …

Race Track Settles With Feds For Manure, Urine Discharges

NEW ORLEANS — The owners of the horse racing track in New Orleans have agreed to pay a $2.8 million penalty for letting horse manure and urine into the city’s drainage system for at least six years and to spend …

U.S. Democrats Urge Probe of Allegations Regarding TikTok and Children’s Privacy

WASHINGTON — Fourteen Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives wrote to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Thursday to urge it to consider probing the short video app TikTok for “blatant disregard” of a consent decree related to …