CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Nine months after the Colorado theater shooter was sentenced to life in prison, some victims returned to the same courtroom Monday in hopes of holding the company that owns the suburban Denver movie theater accountable for not doing more to prevent his bloody rampage.
NEW YORK (AP) — The chairman and CEO of the online lending company LendingClub stepped down after an internal review determined that the company's business practices were violated with the sale of $22 million in loans to people with sketchy credit scores to a single investor.
Drivers who worked for ride-hailing service Uber [UBER.UL] in California and Massachusetts over the past seven years would have been entitled to an estimated $730 million in expense reimbursements had they been employees rather than contractors, according to court documents made public on Monday. The figure was calculated by attorneys for drivers in a class action against the company, based on a standard rate for mileage reimbursement set by the U.S. government, and on data provided by Uber. Uber disputes the idea that drivers would ever be entitled to that reimbursement rate.
North Carolina Republican Gov. Pat McCrory’s Democratic election rival in November says McCrory “is pouring gas on the fire that he lit” when he signed a state law limiting LGBT anti-discrimination protections. In a video, state Attorney General Roy Cooper said McCrory is putting billions of dollars in federal funds at risk by suing Monday the U.S. Justice Department, which last week demanded that the governor not enforce what’s known as House Bill 2. Cooper already has refused to defend the law in court, calling it discriminatory and an embarrassment to North Carolina, and wants it repealed.
ROSEBUD, S.D. (AP) — The remains of at least 10 Native American children who died nearly 2,000 miles away from their homes while being forced to attend a government-run boarding school in Pennsylvania more than a century ago could soon be repatriated under an effort taken up by a South Dakota tribe.
BOSTON (AP) — A former FBI agent pleaded guilty Monday to lying repeatedly during his testimony at the trial of Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger, including claiming he was the first officer to recover the gun used to assassinate Martin Luther King Jr. in 1968.