Las Vegas mass shooting: A judge has approved a $800 million settlement for the 2017 victims - CNN After months of negotiations, all sides in a class action lawsuit against the owner of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas agreed to the settlement, plaintiffs' attorney Robert Eglet told CNN by phone. There is a 30 day period of appeal for the settlement, Eglet said. "We are hopeful it will be completed in a manner that we will be able to disperse the victims' funds before the end of the year." The settlement will be divided among more than 4,000 claimants in the class action suit. The exact amounts going to each victim will be determined independently by a pair of retired judges agreed to by both sides.
Facebook shuts down pro-Trump 'Stop the Steal' group over 'worrying calls for violence' Falsely declaring victory while votes are still being counted, President Donald Trump threatened to ask the Supreme Court to halt the counting of legally cast absentee ballots, which he described as a "fraud." USA TODAY Facebook shut down a fast-growing pro-Trump “Stop the Steal” group calling for "boots on the ground to protect the integrity of the vote” over “worrying calls for violence.” The Facebook group, which attracted more than 350,000 members and nearly 7,000 posts in two days, was being used to organize protests with the rallying cry that Democratic challenger Joe Biden was trying to steal the election.
Breonna Taylor: Louisville SWAT commander had feeling 'something really bad happened,' reports say A Louisville SWAT Team lieutenant who responded to the crime scene that was later reported to be the fatal officer-involved shooting of Breonna Taylor said he and other team members left the incident with a “bad” feeling about the events that had taken place, according to reports. Lt. Dale Massey, a Louisville Metro Police Department SWAT Team commander with more than 19 years on the job, was in the process of executing a search warrant in the Kentucky city on March 13 when he learned heard about of an officer-involved shooting at a simultaneous raid at Taylor's home on Springfield Avenue, he told investigators in audio that was obtained by local news site WDRB.com and VICE News. "It was just an egregious act, from our perspective, if that’s in fact what happened
Protests Draw Thousands Over State Stay-At-Home Orders During Coronavirus Pandemic Thousands of cars jammed streets surrounding Michigan's state capitol in protest of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's stay-at-home order. USA TODAY Disney bloggers raise over $40,000 for food bank to help park employees in need Sarah and Tom Bricker have been offering advice since 2011 about all things Disney on their blog, DisneyTouristBlog.com, according to the website. When the Central Florida couple heard that Disney would be laying off thousands of employees, they created a virtual fundraising drive for Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida, which has been helping to feed "miles long lines" of Floridians affected by the pandemic, the couple said on their blog. "Whether you live in Central Florida or not, we're all part of the same community as Walt Disney World fans," the Brickers said on their blog after donating $500 to the cause themselves. "Please join us in helping to give back to those who have made so much magic for us all over the years."
Public health labs worry 'bad data' could taint US recovery from coronavirus crisis. A Los Angeles County test is looking for pivotal information about whether people can develop immunity that helps them fight off future infections. USA TODAY Companies are lining up to market an emerging type of blood test to detect whether a person has ever had the novel coronavirus. These antibody tests could be critical to reopening the USA, informing public health and state officials on how and when Americans can resume everyday activities. Some lab experts warn relaxed rules by the Food and Drug Administration allow unproven and potentially unreliable tests on the market. California fires: Glass and Zogg have burned more than 10,000 acres in a day Fueled by dry conditions and high winds, the Zogg Fire in Shasta County and the Glass Fire further south in Napa County had torched 7,000 and 2,500 acres, respectively, by Sunday night after starting earlier in the day. The Glass Fire tore through vineyards and structures Sunday evening, roaring over hills and jumping across both the Silverado Trail and the Lodi River, despite fire crews efforts to contain it, according to CNN affiliate KPIX. "It's a cremation," Craig Battuello, whose family has raised grapes in St. Helena for more than a century, told the station. There have been more than 8,100 wildfires in the state this year and firefighters continue to fight 25 major blazes, CalFire said in a news release Sunday. "Since August 15, when California's fire activity elevated, there have been 26 fatalities and over 7,000 structures destroyed," the release said.
Stanford professor claims coronavirus death rate 'likely orders of magnitude lower' than first thought Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Stanford University professor of medicine Dr. Jay Bhattacharya told "Tucker Carlson Tonight" Tuesday that he believes the actual death rate from the coronavirus pandemic is "likely orders of magnitude lower than the initial estimates." SEO Jacksonville Started in 2009 to provide quality yet affordable solution for small businesses to improve Google SEO rankings, effectively manage Google Ads and get leads with Facebook Lead Generation. You can hire our team of digital marketing professionals for a fraction of the cost that most other firms charge. Many companies charge $2,000 or more a month for similar services. Not only is that a lot of money for a small business many times you don’t yield the traffic and conversions that make it a worth while investment. Our digital marketing solutions can help you yield the ROI your business deserves.
Senate passes historic $2 trillion stimulus package to curb effects of coronavirus President Donald Trump signaled impatience with federal social distancing guidelines intended to stem the spread of coronavirus. USA TODAY WASHINGTON – The Senate approved its largest emergency aid package in modern history that will offer $2 trillion to help Americans, hospitals and businesses weather the effects of the coronavirus. The vote late Wednesday night was 96-0. Half of retirees say they wish they'd budgeted more for this Retirement planning amid coronavirus crisis Barron's senior writer Reshma Kapadia and Barron's Roundtable discuss how coronavirus upended some people's retirement plans and what can be done to make up for that lost capital. You're about as likely to guess how much money you'll need for retirement as you are to predict exactly how long you'll live, yet in order to live comfortably in your senior years, you have to come up with estimates for both. You can generate an idea using the housing, food, insurance, and travel costs in your current budget, but what about things like medical emergencies, home repairs, and car breakdowns? You need to budget something for these expenses as well, but people often underestimate how much they'll need. Approximately 56% of retirees said they wish they'd budgeted more for unplanned expenses, according to an Edward Jones survey.