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Facebook Users Revive Lawsuit Over Cambridge Analytica Scandal

Four Facebook Inc. users revived a lawsuit against the social media company, claiming it invaded their privacy and violated its terms of service by selling their data to Cambridge Analytica and more than 150 other companies. The amended complaint, filed …

Tesla Subpoenas May Presage Formal Probe, Ex-Official Says

Freshly disclosed records suggest the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration may be preparing a formal investigation into Tesla Inc.’s driver-assistance system Autopilot, a former agency official said. The agency has issued at least five subpoenas since April 2018 for information …

York Reports $1.5M in Workers’ Comp Restitution to California Public Entities

York Risk Services Group, a third party administrator, announced their return of more than $1.5M in workers’ comp restitution to public entity clients in California by fighting workers’ compensation fraud. Of that amount, more than $1M was returned to clients …

Italy Wraps Up Probe of Cruise Liner Shipwreck

Prosecutors in Tuscany have officially finished their probe of the Costa Concordia shipwreck that killed 32 people off the Italian coast. Prosecutors deposited some 50,000 pages of evidence Thursday with court officials. The evidence includes testimony, experts’ reports and a …

China Probing Blast at Apple Supplier Factory

Authorities are investigating the cause of an explosion over the weekend that injured dozens of people at the Shanghai factory of a supplier to Apple Inc. They have ordering safety precautions to prevent further accidents. An official in Shanghai’s Songjiang …

Connecticut Probes Fraud in Post-Irene Food Aid Program

Scores of Connecticut residents, including some state workers, might have requested and received federal emergency money to replace spoiled food and cover other expenses after Hurricane Irene even though their incomes clearly disqualified them, state officials said Sunday. Gov. Dannel …

Regulators Probing Gear Shift Trouble with GM Cars

Federal safety regulators are investigating problems with the automatic shift levers on several General Motors cars. The probe began with the Saturn Aura midsize car from the 2007 and 2008 model years, affecting nearly 89,000 vehicles. But the National Highway …

NHTSA Upgrades, Widens Probe of Saturn Aura Cars

Federal safety regulators have upgraded and widened an investigation into Saturn Aura cars over a transmission shift cable that could fail and cause the park gear not to fully engage. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said it was upgrading …

St. Louis E.coli Probe Focuses on Grocery Salads

Investigators were looking into a possible link between salad bars at a major grocery chain and 33 suspected E. coli cases in the St. Louis area, a state health official said Tuesday. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services …

Feds Probe Chrysler Minivan Headlight Failures

Federal safety regulators have opened an investigation into Dodge and Chrysler minivans from the 2005 model year because the headlights can fail without warning. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on its website that 622,817 Dodge Caravan and Chrysler …