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Chipotle Lawsuit

Chipotle, a high and well known restaurants face lawsuit after misleading calorie count of one of their meals. The restaurant placed a “300 calories” sign below their new Chorizo Burrito. When a few customers mentioned that it was not possible and demanded an explanation, Chipotle apologized and replied stating it meant the chorizo and not...
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Amazon Files Lawsuits Against Counterfeit Sellers

Upsetting costumers can be a huge issue for companies. It is highly important to keep customers happy. Therefore, it is no surprise that companies will take extra measures to ensure the customer satisfaction. Amazon, a huge e-commerce did just that. On Monday, Amazon filed a lawsuit against companies that sell counterfeit items due to many...
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Toyota Agrees To Settlement of $3.4 Billion

After finding that Toyota’s pickups and SUVs metal body frames lacked “sufficient rust protection” The Japanese automaker Toyota has agreed to a $3.4 billion settlement. These frames would prematurely corrode and thus, damaged the vehicle. The settlement covers 1.5 million vehicles in the U.S. Owners in different states have begun to file suit due to...
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University Dean Defamation Case Against Rolling Stone Magazine

Nicole Eramo, an associate dean of students was awarded $3 million in damages due to defamation in a story written in 2014 on Rolling Stones magazine. $2 million comes from reporter Sabrina Rubin Erdely and $1 million from Rolling Stones Magazine. Back in 2014, Eramo was defamed on a discredited story about a “purported gang...
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Cub Fans Clash in Court Over World Series Tickets

A cubs fan by the name Nancy Riddle submitted an “Early Petition [for] World Series Tickets” to “Cook County Circuit Court” last Friday. Why? Well, Riddle hopes to snatch two tickets away from her soon to be ex-husband, who is also a fan. Unfortunately, Riddles’ petition was rejected Cubs fan Nancy Riddle submitted an “Emergency...
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Judge Approves huge settlement in VW Diesel Scandal

A $14.7 Billion dollar deal was approved this past Tuesday by a judge arising from a diesel emissions cheating scandal. The German automaker stated that it would “begin buying back polluting cars in mid-November.” The diesel vehicles originally emitted up to “40 times the legally allowable pollution levels.” Therefore, in September of 2015, WV started quietly installing...
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West Hollywood Event

Get ready for a night of spooky fun! Stop by and enjoy the Halloween Carnival occurring in town. This event will be free of charge so make sure you bring your friends and family along with you! Starting time: 6pm Location: Santa Monica Boulevard between Doheny Drive and La Cienega Boulevard, West Hollywood Click To...
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Shailene Woodley After Pipeline Protest Arrest

A couple weeks ago, Divergent star, Shailene Woodley, streamed her arrest during a peaceful protest about Dakota’s Pipeline. The star, along with a couple other protester, were detained during the protest for trespassing and engaging in a riot. Weeks, after the incident, the result was out. Shailene Woodley pleaded not guilty to the charges against...
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James Franco Sued for Assaulting Photographer

Celebrities are constantly bombarded by photographers/paparazzi when stepping foot outside. It’s no wonder many feel nuisance and step out of line. This occurred with celebrity, James Franco. During a Lana Del Rey concert at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, the photographer, David Tonnessen claims Franco “head-butted his stomach”. Tonnessen goes on and states the star had a grin...
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It’s Friday! What’s Happening in LA This Weekend

The Weekend is here!  Time to de-stress, relax, and enjoy this beautiful weather with our top three event picks happening around LA.   ArtNight Pasadena Friday October 21, 2016, Free! “Pasadena’s underrated collection of museums and performance spaces open up their doors for free at this biannual art celebration. Take advantage of the free shuttle buses...
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