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Judge mulls slashing $290 mn award in Roundup cancer case

Judge mulls slashing $  290 mn award in Roundup cancer caseA judge on Wednesday was mulling whether to gut a jury order that Monsanto pay $ 290 million in damages for not warning a groundskeeper that its weed killer product Roundup might cause cancer. In motions filed after the historic August verdict, Monsanto urged the judge to strip away the $ 250 million punitive portion of the damages, arguing that a new trial was justified. Rival attorneys argued before California state Judge Suzanne Bolanos, who did not say when she would rule on the motions.



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California judge mulls new trial in $289M Roundup award

California judge mulls new trial in $  289M Roundup awardSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco judge said Wednesday she is considering tossing out the lion's share of the $ 289 million judgment against agribusiness giant Monsanto and ordering a new trial over whether the company's weed-killer caused a groundskeeper's cancer.



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Monsanto asks judge to throw out $289M award in cancer suit

Monsanto asks judge to throw out $  289M award in cancer suitSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Agribusiness company Monsanto has asked a San Francisco judge to throw out a jury's $ 289 million award to a former school groundskeeper who said the company's Roundup weed killer left him dying of cancer.



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Laura Ingalls Wilder's Name Cut From Award For Her 'Stereotypical' Depictions

Laura Ingalls Wilder's Name Cut From Award For Her 'Stereotypical' DepictionsA national library group removed author Laura Ingalls Wilder's name from a



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Chadwick Boseman Gives His MTV Movie Award for Best Hero to Waffle House Hero James Shaw Jr.

Chadwick Boseman Gives His MTV Movie Award for Best Hero to Waffle House Hero James Shaw Jr.Chadwick Boseman gave his 2018 MTV Movie and TV Award to a real-life superhero.



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Carrie Underwood Kisses Husband Mike Fisher After Winning CMT Award for Female Video of the Year

Carrie Underwood Kisses Husband Mike Fisher After Winning CMT Award for Female Video of the YearPLUS: Blake Shelton takes home top honors after winning Video of the Year.



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Man Loses Wildlife Photo Award Because He May Have Used A Dead, Stuffed Anteater

Man Loses Wildlife Photo Award Because He May Have Used A Dead, Stuffed AnteaterA photograph that won an award in England has been disqualified after an



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Natalie Portman Backs Out Of Israel Award Over 'Recent Events'

Natalie Portman Backs Out Of Israel Award Over 'Recent Events'Actress Natalie Portman has pulled out of accepting a prestigious award in



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Family of woman killed by police may not see full $37M award

Family of woman killed by police may not see full $  37M awardBALTIMORE (AP) — The family of a Maryland woman who was fatally shot by police two years ago may never receive the entire $ 37 million it was awarded in a lawsuit this week.



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Activist Apparently Behind Failed Washington Post Sting Receives 'Hero' Award

Activist Apparently Behind Failed Washington Post Sting Receives 'Hero' AwardJust over a week after a sting attempt on The Washington Post apparently tied to Project Veritas spectacularly backfired, Project Veritas President James O’Keefe was honored as a “hero” by the conservative group United for Purpose.



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