Daily Archives: September 6, 2018

Larry Nassar Loses Another Bid For New Sentence In Michigan « Detroit News Watch

CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) – Another Michigan judge has rejected Larry Nassar’s request for a new sentence in one of his three criminal cases. Eaton County Judge Janice Cunningham found no grounds to give the convicted sports doctor a new hearing Thursday. He was sentenced to at least 40 years in prison for sexually molesting girls at a Lansing-area gymnastics club, ...

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Ex-Ford employee awarded nearly $17M in discrimination suit « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) – A jury has awarded nearly $17 million to a former Ford engineer who sued the automaker for discrimination because he says two supervisors repeatedly berated and criticized him for his Arab background and accent. The Detroit Free Press reports that a federal jury in Michigan ruled March 28 that Faisal Khalaf was subjected to workplace discrimination and ...

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Ford Recalls 2M F-150 Pickup Trucks, Seat Belts Can Cause Fires « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Ford is recalling about 2 million F-150 pickup trucks in North America because the seat belts can spark and cause fires. The recall, which covers trucks from the 2015 through 2018 model years, comes about one month after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration began investigating fires in the pickups, which ...

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Snyder Won’t Endorse Schuette –  Deadline Detroit

Gov. Rick Snyder (File photo) Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette didn’t get any love points in the governor’s office when he came after Gov. Rick Snyder’s administration in the Flint water crisis. Schuette has also embraced President Donald Trump from the get-go, something Snyder has refused. So, it comes as no surprise that Snyder, a Republican, ...

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