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Seattle Archdiocese Settles 8 Abuse Cases for $9 Million
SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Archdiocese says it will pay just over $9 million to eight women who were sexually abused as children by a former priest in Whatcom and Skagit counties.
The archdiocese said in a news release Wednesday that Michael Cody abused the girls between 1968 and 1974 at church…
Montana to Pay $245K to Settle With Ex-quarterback Over Rape
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana will pay a former University of Montana quarterback $245,000 to settle claims that a rape investigation against him was mishandled.
District Judge Deann Cooney approved the settlement between Jordan Johnson, the state, the university and the Montana University Syste…
Settlement Reached in ‘Happy Birthday’ Copyright Case
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit over whether "Happy Birthday" — one of the world's best-known songs — is owned by a music publisher who's earned millions by enforcing its copyright.
A federal judge in Los Angeles ruled in Sep…