Venus Williams has settled a ‘wrongful death’ lawsuit with the family of the 78-year-old man who was killed in a multi-car collision last year

BBC Venus Williams was involved in a fatal multi-car collision last year. The incident led to the death of a 78-year-old man, who died in hospital two weeks after the three-car crash. Williams, who had been cleared of any wrongdoing by the police, had a “wrongful death” lawsuit filed against her by the man’s family. […]

America is trying to change the way trade rows are settled

This version comes with a whistle ONE of President Donald Trump’s more improbable achievements has been to make international trade negotiations into front-page news. Less visibly, his officials have turned the legal systems for settling trade disputes into hotly contested topics. Not only is dispute settlement one of the last obstacles between America and Canada […]

‘The offer was too good to refuse’: A major Russian money-laundering case was unexpectedly settled in New York

Thomson Reuters A major money-laundering case set to go to trial last week in New York was suddenly settled three days earlier, with both the US government and the defendant, the Russian firm Prevezon Holdings, claiming victory.  The asset-forfeiture and money-laundering case was scheduled to begin last Monday, but it was unexpectedly settled for close to $ 6 million, […]

Blue Jays wanted Encarnacion, but settled on Bautista

Only one of the two sluggers who helped turn the Toronto Blue Jays into a contender will still be playing ball north of the border this season. Unfortunately for the Blue Jays, it’s not the one they wanted the most. Edwin Encarnacion, whose 11th-inning home run beat Baltimore in last year’s AL wild-card game, called […]