Category: Breaking News
Feds Wants FLDS Police Force Disbanded
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) will ask a federal judge this week to break up a law enforcement agency overseeing two cities on the Arizona-Utah border due to its “lengthy entanglement” with the Fundamentalist Church of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS).
Samsung Note 7 Buyers File Class Action Lawsuit in South Korea
In what may be the first of many class action lawsuits filed over the scrapped Note 7 smartphone in South Korea, at least 527 plaintiffs are demanding that Samsung pay them 500,000 won (about $440) each amid reports of the...
FLDS Sued for of Wrongful Arrest, Discrimination Against Non-Members
Two residents of the community of Short Creek, Arizona, who were arrested last year for trespassing have filed a lawsuit (PDF) alleging that they were discriminated against because they are not members of the city’s dominant polygamous Fundamentalist Church of...
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Banned on Flights in U.S., Europe and Asia
At least eight international airlines are prohibiting Samsung Note 7 smartphones on their flights over concerns that the devices can overheat, catch fire and even explode. The ban means that travelers will also be unable to carry the phones in...
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recalled
Samsung recalled 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 smartphones after 35 reports of batteries spontaneously exploding into flames, causing severe burn injuries and property damage.
Eye Wash and Irrigating Solution Recalled
Recalls have been issued for Family Care®, Rugby®, and Major® brand eyewash due to bacterial contamination that could cause a severe, sight-threatening eye infection.
Tropical Smoothie Café Hepatitis A Outbreak Sickens 44
At least 44 people in Virginia were infected with hepatitis A after eating frozen strawberries at Tropical Smoothie Café.
IVC Filter Lawsuit Filed in Arizona
A woman who was injured by a Meridian® blood clot filter made by C.R. Bard has filed a lawsuit.
Happy Meal Watch Pulled After Kids Burned
McDonald's pulls the "Step-It" fitness-tracking watches out of Happy Meals after an Arkansas mom reports skin irritation and burns.
Cases Picked for Xarelto Trials in 2017
A federal judge overseeing 7,200 Xarelto lawsuits has picked a case involving a man who experienced severe gastrointestinal bleeding for the first "bellwether" trial in February 2017.