OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) - When Californian counties and cities first sued paint makers in 2000, they wanted the companies to pay billions to remove dangerous old lead paint from hundreds of thousands of homes.
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- Pentagon to deploy additional 2,100 troops to U.S.-Mexico border
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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers bashed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted.
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- Boeing to make $50 million in payments to 737 MAX crash victim families
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Medieval fantasy "Game of Thrones" scored a record 32 Emmy nominations on Tuesday, but the contenders for the highest honors in television were dominated by newcomers, many of them women, and shows about political and social justice.
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- Netflix deletes suicide scene from popular youth show, '13 Reasons Why'
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- Alabama's Tagovailoa trying to learn from title-game loss
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- Report: Raptors reach two-year deal with PG Payne
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