The company disputed Greer's comments, saying safety testing had not become any less rigorous and that it was not aware of any manufacturers using thinner cables "than they were directed to use." It said safety testing is handled by reputable third-party labs with global facilities, including in China and that her statements about the microwave were speculative since she was not part of the team that worked on this item and was not involved in the testing of the device. Amazon also said it proactively sends safety-related customer reports to the CPSC and noted the agency has not issued any consumer warnings about the AmazonBasics microwave. … [Read more...] about Dozens of Amazon’s own products have been reported as dangerous — melting, exploding or even bursting into flames. Many are still on the market
Product liability claims
The president likely had such liabilities in mind when he ordered staffers this spring to prepare draft legislation that would (essentially) nullify the WTO’s rules. White House advisers briefed Trump on the resulting “United States Fair and Reciprocal Tariff Act” in late May. Axios briefed the public on a leaked a version of that documented Sunday night; and many, many Twitter users proceeded to “brief” each other on the fact that the White House had named its bill the “U.S. FART Act.” … [Read more...] about Trump Has a Bill That Would Blow Up the WTO. It’s Called the U.S. FART Act.
The whistleblower complaint points to the actions of Wolf, former DHS Secretary Kirstjen NielsenKirstjen Michele NielsenHillicon Valley: Whistleblower alleges top DHS officials sought to alter intelligence products to fit Trump's comments | House panel details 'serious' concerns around elections in four states | Irish agency investigates Facebook's EU-US data transfer Whistleblower alleges top DHS officials sought to alter intelligence products to fit Trump's comments GOP anti-Trump group plans multimillion-dollar ad blitz in Florida MORE, DHS Deputy Secretary Ken Cuccinelli, Miles Taylor, who served as Nielsen's chief of staff, and the acting deputy director for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, Kash Patel. … [Read more...] about Democrats smell blood with new DHS whistleblower complaint
Bellamy, a wide receiver who entered the NFL in 2012, played in seven games last season for the New York Jets, catching two passes for 20 yards but spending most of his time on special teams before a shoulder injury ended his season in November. The Jets released him from the reserve/PUP list on Tuesday after signing him to a two-year, $5 million contract in 2019. Bellamy had his most productive season in 2017 with the Chicago Bears, starting seven games and catching 24 passes for one touchdown. … [Read more...] about NFL wide receiver charged in $24 million coronavirus loan scam by federal prosecutors
“We want the insurance industry, which is in the business of assessing and managing risk, to be part of the solution. We want them to have skin in the game so they’re actively engaged with loss mitigation,” he said. “The reason that there’s no particular insurance market for this now is that the insurance industry hasn’t really developed coverage descriptions for this type of event. The exposure is sort of unlimited.” … [Read more...] about Business groups back pandemic insurance bill modeled on post-9/11 law