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Tuesday briefing: Giuffre-Epstein settlement released

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Hello, I’m Virginia Harrison and here is your first morning briefing for 2022. A 2009 legal settlement between Virginia Giuffre and Jeffrey Epstein, the late financier and convicted sex offender whom she accused of s...

Dubai ruler’s divorce settlement reveals ‘truly opulent’ standard of living

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The potentially record-breaking settlement in the divorce between the ruler of Dubai and his ex-wife Princess Haya provided an insight into what the judge called the “truly opulent and unprecedented standard of living...

Epstein settlement ‘shielding’ Prince Andrew should be public, judge says

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A secret 2008 settlement that a lawyer for Britain’s Prince Andrew says would protect him against a lawsuit claiming he sexually abused an American when she was 17 should be made public, a judge said on Tuesday. The a...

NFL agrees to end race-based brain testing in $1bn settlement

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The NFL agreed to end race-based adjustments in dementia testing that critics said made it difficult for Black retirees to qualify for awards in the $1bn settlement of concussion claims, according to a proposed deal f...

Home Office has backlog of 400,000 applications for EU settlement scheme

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The Home Office has a backlog of 400,000 applications from EU citizens and their family members to remain in the UK after Brexit, according to the latest government data. The latest monthly statistics for the EU settl...

Prince Andrew allowed to review settlement between Virginia Giuffre and Jeffrey Epstein

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Prince Andrew will have a chance to review a 2009 settlement agreement that he hopes will shield him from a civil lawsuit accusing him of sexually abusing a woman two decades ago, when she was underage. In an order ma...

Prince Andrew can request unsealing of 2009 Epstein settlement, judge says

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Prince Andrew can request the unsealing of a 2009 settlement agreement that his lawyer claims protects him from a lawsuit alleging he sexually assaulted a girl two decades ago, a US judge in New York has said. Judge L...

Israel preparing to resume settlement building in West Bank

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Israel is preparing to resume settlement building in the occupied West Bank after a hiatus of almost a year, the country’s defence minister has said. A planning council committee is expected to meet next week to appro...

Indigenous man claiming injury at hands of NSW police reaches confidential settlement

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An Aboriginal man who says he was seriously injured when a jujitsu-trained police officer threw him to the ground has settled his lawsuit against the state of New South Wales. Brett Armstrong was claiming damages for ...

Johnson & Johnson to pay $5bn in landmark $26bn US opioid settlement

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A group of US state attorneys general unveiled on Wednesday a landmark $26bn settlement with large drug companies for allegedly fueling the deadly nationwide opioid epidemic, but some states were cool on the agreement...

J&J and others reportedly on verge of $26bn US opioid settlement

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The three biggest US drug distribution companies and the drugmaker Johnson & Johnson are on the verge of a $26bn settlement covering thousands of lawsuits over the opioids crisis in the US, two people with knowled...

Why 6m settlement applications doesn’t mean 6m EU citizens live in the UK

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Last week, the Home Office announced it had received 6m applications for the EU settlement scheme, prompting some to conclude the number of Europeans living in the UK was almost double previous estimates. Some on soci...

Israeli coalition faces early test over illegal West Bank settlement

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Leftwing Israelis have accused the country’s new government of kowtowing to the right over the handling of an illegal settlement near the West Bank city of Nablus, in what is viewed as an early test of the ideological...

SEC watchdog says two Elon Musk tweets violated settlement agreement

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The US securities watchdog told Tesla last year that CEO Elon Musk had twice violated a settlement requiring his tweets to be preapproved by company lawyers, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. Musk and the U...

NFL families seek to end ‘race-norming’ in $1bn concussion settlement

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Thousands of retired Black professional football players, their families and supporters are demanding an end to the controversial use of “race-norming” to determine which players are eligible for payouts in the NFL’s ...

US states oppose ‘unjust’ plan to shield Sackler wealth in opioid settlement

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Nearly half of US states have joined growing opposition to a highly unusual bankruptcy plan that would protect the wealth of the Sackler family after it made billions of dollars from selling the drug that kickstarted ...

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