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"edwin harman" Discussed on AP Radio News

AP Radio News

01:31 min | 2 years ago

"edwin harman" Discussed on AP Radio News

"Lows knows you'll do it right to take advantage of a good deal. Now see already dig into spring projects the first chance you can we do it right to with savings every day. Like twenty percent off. Select Scott's fertilizers one helps prevent weeds now and the other feeds your lawn later step up your backyard by adding a new patio and get Holland pavers three for one dollar whatever's on your spring to do list. Do it right for less. Start with Lowe's. Offers valid for three twenty seven pavers offer. Not valid in Hawaii letting varies by location. See store for details. US only. Guilty. Plea federal hate crimes in Charlottesville. I'm Tim Maguire. The AP news James Alex fields junior pleads guilty to federal hate crime charges in his deadly car attack, and Charlottesville Virginia. US? Attorney Thomas Collins says taking the federal death penalty off the table in exchange for the plea was a good move. This is an appropriate outcome in this case. And I'm going to direct the US attorney not to seek the death penalty because Mr. fields is willing to plead guilty and face a life sentence fields also faces life in state prison following his conviction for the murder of head their higher and injuring some thirty other people Monsanto says it will appeal a second San Francisco federal jury, which agreed roundup weed killer caused a man's cancer and awarded him eighty million dollars on a seventy year old Edwin Harman's lawyer says the jury believed their case truth about roundup is that it causes cancer. A jury in another San Francisco federal trial also ruled against Monsanto the company owned by bear says it stands by some forty years of research and will appeal the verdict and the. Award. I'm Tim Maguire.

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"edwin harman" Discussed on NewsRadio KFBK

NewsRadio KFBK

02:42 min | 2 years ago

"edwin harman" Discussed on NewsRadio KFBK

"Seattle attorney general William bar won't commit to releasing the full unredacted Muller report on the Russia investigation. That's according to House Judiciary chair Jerry Nadler who says bar did agree to testify soon office. Depot and a tech. Support company will pay thirty five million dollars to settle an FTC complaint. The FTC said the company's deceptively claimed there was malware on customer computers, and so millions of dollars worth of repair and technology services. Office Depot will pay twenty five million dollars while California based support dot com Inc will pay ten million. The FTC says that money will go towards refunding customers. Brian Clark ABC news in Virginia. Twenty one year old James Alex fields junior pleaded guilty to federal hate crimes for the deadly car attack during a white nationalist counter protests in Charlottesville result. Like this. We feel like achieves a good balance between protecting victims vindicating important federal interests and getting a meaningful sentence. US? Attorney Thomas Collins says under the agreement they will not seek the death penalty. You're listening to ABC news more stories, we're following for you now on KFI became the maker of roundup weed killer. Being ordered to pay more than eighty million dollars to a man who got cancer after using the product a federal jury in California determining the weed killer was a significant factor in Edwin Harman's non-hodgkin's lymphoma. The seventy year old had used round up for years to clear up invasive plants on his fifty six acre property, this is the second multimillion dollar judgment against the popular weed killer there, which owns roundup is expected to appeal that ruling to allege celebrity stalkers are facing charges in the L A area. A woman is accused of partying all night recently at a five star hotel in Orange County and after getting kicked out she returned and walked into Justin bieber's room with him inside on Tuesday twenty three year old man identified as James Pierce, reportedly traveled from Colorado to meet actress Natalie Portman, investigators say he was found outside her home, which is a violation of the restraining order against him. But Pierce claim to have talked with Portman telepathically. Jayson Campadonia NBC. News radio. And six fifteen now at NewsRadio KFB K Torney general William Barr says he hopes to release special counsel Robert Muller's report to congress in April. That's according to South Carolina, Senator Lindsey Graham, he's chairman of the Senate Judiciary committee Graham says bar is coming through Muller's report removing classified and other information bar said, he's willing to testify before Graham's committee after he sends the report to congress and your poll question should the Muller report be made available to the public in its entirety part.

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"edwin harman" Discussed on KTOK

KTOK

02:21 min | 2 years ago

"edwin harman" Discussed on KTOK

"Tucker carlson. So much parking and noisy. Yelling. Our role is to take three steps back and discern what really matters, Sean Hannity. The most important thing that we do. We are looking out for the forgotten men and women in this country. Laura Ingram, they're going to get a straight shooter no-holds-barred, I'm not gonna cut people slack. Fox's the one place for dissent is allowed. We have voices. We won't be silent. Controlled my voice. Nobody fronts. News channel real news. Real honest. It was a messy day. One of the first federal trial of weather. Monsanto's weed killer roundup causes cancer one jour- out of nine was excused for financial hardship. After the first day of trial and federal judge, Vincent sharia, became infuriated. With the attorney for the man who says Monsanto's roundup weed killer gave him cancer. She brought up prior research on cancer and glyphosate and how Monsanto a ghost writing role in some of the studies on the chemical in their own product. But the judge had already ruled allegations about Monsanto's influence over research. Weren't allowed in the judge has ordered to phases of trial. And the first one Edwin Harman's attorneys have to prove the weed killer gave him cancer. And then the second phase they can argue for damages. Jessica rosenthal. Fox News requests for leniency from a man who used the police to kill an innocent, man. Using the crime known swatting facing sentencing on Friday twenty six year old Tyler. Made a plea in federal court for only twenty years in prison for his role in fifty-one swatting incidents, including one which led to the death of twenty eight year old Andrew Finch in Wichita Kansas where a police officer shot and killed pinch while responding to shooting and kidnapping threat at his address this incident was over a dollar fifty bet involving the video game series called duty. Bris attorney says his client is remorseful and hopes that the family will forgive him. Brits pleaded guilty to all the federal charges against him in November of twenty eighteen aiming Dignam, Fox News, Jerry Seinfeld. Suing a California dealer in classic cars in a dispute over weather, a nineteen Fifty-eight Porsche, he sold his authentic Seinfeld. Sought unspecified damages in his lawsuit in Manhattan federal court from European collectibles of Costa, Mesa, California. The suit comes weeks after Seinfeld was suit by company. Etienne's Porsche for.

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"edwin harman" Discussed on News Radio 920 AM

News Radio 920 AM

10:47 min | 2 years ago

"edwin harman" Discussed on News Radio 920 AM

"Things that major league baseball is experiment thing. God is a pitch clock on Friday MLB announced that was experimenting with a new pace of play rule that implements a twenty second pitch clock in spring training. So the question is whether or not it's going to make its way into the regular season by next year. So here's the way it works. It's actually a clock that sets itself at twenty seconds and the batter's expected to be in the Bandbox right away. And the pitcher is expected to deliver the ball within twenty seconds. So we'll see league announced over the weekend. How fees it in in a three part process. I the clock will operate with zero enforcement suit to familiarize the players with the system, but they're in the minor leagues. You know, these clocks are already in place in the minor leagues. So as the younger players come up. They're already used to it. You know? But the big question is will Mitchell league baseball enforce it. What happens the penalty is that the batter isn't in the boxer the pitches and delivered within twenty seconds. It's a it's a ball on the pitcher. So we'll see how that goes. That oughta go over real, well, how would the basis loaded in the seventh game of the World Series in the count three and two. Oh, yeah. Yeah. This going to be really enforced. Police say a mother faked her five year old son's illness to collect disability checks listen to this Jefferson award winner. Here's FOX's Marcus white. With the story. He was put on a number of medications and put in a wheelchair Teresa Ross, son. Also had a feeding tube as his parents continued to collect disability checks the case began to unravel three years ago when the boy was taken to a hospital in Atlanta and receive the treatment for several illnesses, which investigators now say we're completely made up healthcare workers became suspicious of the mother and alerted the department of family and children's services the child who was a mood from the home. He's now when DFDS custody Roth was arrested in has been charged with first degree child cruelty. Police say there could be additional arrests as they learn more about the case Mark is white. Fox news. Of course, your dog's personality. Right. Your dog owner your dog lovers. So, you know, you're familiar with your dogs personality? But you know, then it could also change Michigan State University. Researchers surveyed the owners over sixteen hundred dogs of various breeds in ages, the lead study author and professor of psychology said that we found correlations in three main areas agent personality in human to dog personality similarities in the influence of dogs personality has on the quality of its relationship with its owner. Specifically, they found that older dogs are very hard at a train the sweet spot for teaching dog obedience is around each six and that fear in executive rarely will change your dog. After that. After that age. This leads study of this office says that the you adopt a dog if you adopt a dog from a shelter. Some traits are likely tied to biology and resistance to change. But you then put it into a new environment where it's loved it's walked it's entertained often while things can. Change the dog, then might become more relaxed and sociable and willing to accept change. And you can teach the old dog new tricks now that we know that dogs personalities can indeed change next. We want to make strong connections to understand why dogs act the way they do and change the way they do. So good dog bad dog their personalities can actually change. It's now five thirty NewsRadio nine twenty eleven can give them the change the positive changed. I keep that in mind. Extra hug for Fido. I'm craft and a warrant for his rest issued this week for his alleged involvement in a sex trafficking sting on Friday. But the patriots owner is denying engaging in any illegal activity at least right now. Police Jupiter Florida said Friday craft is among several men who were seen on video engaged in illegal sexual activity at that spa that was under investigation for sex trafficking. Surveillance video apparently has him on two separate occasions. Now, this is a misdemeanor. You know? Visually carries with it like a five hundred dollar fine. Some public service and awareness, classes and things like that. But that has nothing to do with what the NFL might come down on him with because this is a clear violation of the NFL's morals policy puts the league in a bad light. So gives the Commissioner Roger Goodell pretty broad brush on how he could penalize craft in the patriots. You know, me I'm expecting a huge fine. Maybe loss of some draft picks. Who knows you know, he'll get suspended from any activity with the team for quite some time. We'll see maybe six eight games. That's that's me. Just you know, looking into the crystal ball. This is what it says, by the way, the policy we're all held to a higher standard in must conduct ourselves in a way that is responsible promotes the value of the NFL end is lawful. All right end of statement of policy while you tell me you you put that up against what Mr Graefe might be charged with formerly by the way, he hasn't been charged yet that could come down today you put that up against that statement. And tell me if you think he violated policy legal fight over a common weed killer roundup continues today in the federal court in California. I forget. If you've got this on your gardening shelf. You might wanna pay attention to this. His FOX's Jessica Rosenthal. Federal judge Vincent Chavarria picks, Edwin Harman's case to go first out of hundreds of pending cases against Monsanto in each one. They allege Monsanto's weed killer roundup caused non-hodgkin's lymphoma in Hardiman case his attorneys say he used it on his exotic animal refuge property in sonoma's county for years through twenty twelve. He was diagnosed with lymphoma a month before the international agency for research on cancer classified life Assayed, the key ingredient in round up as a likely human carcinogen that was in two thousand fifteen Monsanto insists far too many studies have shown glyphosate is safe. Jessica rosenthal. Fox News the night for Rhode Island last night at the Oscars ninety first annual Academy Awards in the history books. Best picture goes to the Farrelly brothers. Green book. The also scored the supporting actor Oscar for green book marshal Ali and also original screen. Play goes to green book, and as he had promised far leash decided to thank the entire state. I got a lot of people to thank starting with the entire state of Rhode Island. All right. That's good to hear a promise fulfilled way to go Christina United and due to. Well, now, we didn't do well at marked down our our choices and put them in a mayonnaise job before we split. And I beat you two to one. Close game though. I got green book. Correct. But I was voting with my heart. You know, what am I head for the most part because I got to tell you. I didn't. I haven't seen any of these movies. Now, I've seen one of them. I think you saw. No. Yeah. I think you saw too. Didn't you see bohemian rhapsody Black Panthers? Okay. So bohemian rhapsody that was your pick. Lot of good reviews. But but we both got Rami Malik as best actor. That was your only score. You know, the biggest surprise think of the night last night was a Livia Coleman of the favourite beating Glenn Close. Right. Everybody had Glenn Close as the that the likely winner on that. But so that's how that's how it all came down. So I beat you to to to one. So we can both be very very proud of mix whichever throwing the gob is right now. So it didn't have a host last night. But I guess apparently they still had to Rome into the world of politics as we hear from Machel Pollino city to come the most awards at the ninety first annual Academy Awards on ABC with four while green book Black Panther Roma all grabbed three awards green book getting the best picture director. Peter Farrelly address the racial component story is about love. It's about loving each other despite our differences and finding out the truth about who we are. We're the same people getting his first competitive Oscar for at screenplay for. Black klansman he turned to the twenty twenty election during his speech, make the more toys, which we love versus. Hey, let's do the right thing backstage is the ninety first Academy Awards. Michelle Pollino, Fox News. Yeah. He's a real class. Act Spike Lee last night, supposedly storming out or trying to storm out when green book when the the Oscar for best picture because he lost to driving miss daisy. A while back, and I guess apparently that has that wound has never gone away for Spike Lee. But he's you know, he's there he is lecturing us to do the right thing in two thousand twenty but he can't have enough class to stay put because is moving loses booking flights soon. You may want to try booking two one way tickets rather than a return fair because it could be cheaper. This is interesting data from a booking platform called kayak shows booking. Two one way tickets to destinations including Tel Aviv. New Orleans in Dallas. Workout to twenty one percent cheaper than if you book a return flight. Did you the round-tripper? The only issue is that you you got a book the flights entirely separately. What a pain that is also the researchers looked at those flights to the destinations from London. So keep that in mind too. So who knows take it with a grain of salt, you do your own research? And that's how you're going to find out new sunscreen could become an our way we've all heard how important it is to wear sunscreen, and now the food and Drug administration. The FDA has announced its proposing new sunscreen regulations aimed at improving the safety and the effectiveness of the stuff. The proposed changes include updates which ingredients are considered Saint for use in sunscreens, which products can be marketed broad spectrum. How high the sun protection factor goes can be in. What information needs to be on the products labels? Now. One of the biggest proposed changes to sunscreen is an update to the types of sunscreen ingredients that are classified as generally recognized as safe and effective a term. That means the ingredient doesn't. Need to be approved by the FDA to be marketed believe it or not and among the changes that are being proposed. One other would be that sunscreens with an SPF fifteen or higher should also provide broad spectrum protection. Meaning that they protect against both UVA in UV rays. Some consumer advocates welcomed the proposed changes sunscreens can be very very confusing. You know, which ones are the most effective and boom, boom. There's a big difference between sunscreen and sunblock they are distinctively different. So you've got to read the labels, and you've got to read the agreed ingredients, very, very carefully. These folks want to make it easier. Anything that's easier in life and be beautiful and welcome clock's ticking for the winner of a one point five billion with a B dollar jackpot to come forward and South Carolina. Jerry Thomas has that story the deadline for the person to come forward is five PM eastern on April nineteenth. No one has come forward yet. And that has everyone talking in the small town of Simpson. Bell South Carolina where the ticket was sold. One person. In town wondered if mega millions ever plan to award. Jackpot at all. If the ticket goes unclaimed..

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"edwin harman" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

03:05 min | 2 years ago

"edwin harman" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Announced more sanctions against politicians in Venezuela. NPR's ava. Peralta reports the Trump administration is attempting to add economic pressure to oust president Nico last minute. Oh venezuela. Vice President Mike Pence is in Baalbek Columbia meeting with regional leaders about the situation in Venezuela. Pence told opposition leader Hong by dole who the US government recognizes as the legitimate leader of Venezuela that the US is one hundred percent with him the tragic events of this past weekend. Have only steel to the resolve of the United States of America right before the meeting. The White House announced a raft of new sanctions against high-profile politicians aligned with the government speaking to the group quite dole said it was time to change history. In venezuela. Pence asked other nations to join in on sanctions to further isolate the mother regime. NPR news got Arcus. The Associated Press is reporting that in Germany, prosecutors have fine automaker. B M. W eight and a half million euros. That's the equivalent of more than nine and a half million dollars for lax oversight and installing defective engine software that led to excessive diesel emissions in nearly eight thousand cars AP reporting. The prosecutors say they have found no evidence at the Munich-based carmaker committed fraud, but faulted the company for what he called insufficient quality control from Washington. This is NPR news from K Q E D news. I'm Brian watt. Oakland teachers are continuing their strike for a third school day. That's after talks between their union and the school district broke down this weekend. Cake Vanessa Ron Kanye reports. Sunday's talks ended after just an hour. According to the district exactly why they broke down is contested the district accused the union of walking away from the bargaining table. While the union criticized the district for stalling neither side reports. Significant movement on the core issues of class size, Sal. And support staff, according to the union state superintendent, Tony Thurman will be in Oakland today working to jump start negotiations. I'm Vanessa Don, your K, Q E D news, a federal trial involving the popular weed killer roundup is set to begin today in San Francisco, kqei acuity is Raquel Maria. Dylan reports more than nine thousand people have sued. Bayer claiming roundup causes non-hodgkin's lymphoma, Edwin Harman's case was picked as a test trial in federal court for years. The sonoma's residents braid round up around his property to control poison oak. He was diagnosed with cancer in two thousand fifteen the EPA says, the primary chemical and roundup glyphosate is not carcinogenic to humans, but researchers with the World Health Organization say it probably is. Bayer says the herbicides has been an essential tool for farmers for the past forty years. It bought Monsanto for sixty three billion dollars last year, but Bayer's stock price plunged after a San Francisco state court awarded. Two hundred eighty nine million dollars to a school groundskeeper from Venetia in August damages were later reduced to seventy eight million..

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Roundup trial: High-stakes trial over cancer claim begins

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00:56 sec | 2 years ago

Roundup trial: High-stakes trial over cancer claim begins

"A federal trial involving the popular weed killer roundup is set to begin today in San Francisco, kqei acuity is Raquel Maria. Dylan reports more than nine thousand people have sued. Bayer claiming roundup causes non-hodgkin's lymphoma, Edwin Harman's case was picked as a test trial in federal court for years. The sonoma's residents braid round up around his property to control poison oak. He was diagnosed with cancer in two thousand fifteen the EPA says, the primary chemical and roundup glyphosate is not carcinogenic to humans, but researchers with the World Health Organization say it probably is. Bayer says the herbicides has been an essential tool for farmers for the past forty years. It bought Monsanto for sixty three billion dollars last year, but Bayer's stock price plunged after a San Francisco state court awarded. Two hundred eighty nine million dollars to a school groundskeeper from Venetia in August damages were later reduced to seventy

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"edwin harman" Discussed on KGO 810

KGO 810

01:41 min | 2 years ago

"edwin harman" Discussed on KGO 810

"Heavy hitters are joining the effort to reach a deal and Oakland eight thirty at K G O. Good morning. I'm Brett burkhart state superintendent, Tony Thurman and former US Labor Secretary Robert Reich are joining the negotiations as Oakland teachers walked picket lines for a third day today at school district and Oakland Education Association failed to reach an agreement yesterday. Teachers are continuing to ask for a twelve percent raise over three years, more nurses counselors and smaller class sizes. The district says it can't afford twelve percent and has offered eight point five percent over four years. Plus a reduction of class sizes by one percent, which the reunion has rejected. Meantime superintendent Kyle Johnson Trammell says the schools will continue to remain open during the strike. It's not school as usual, but we do have staff classrooms parents of students by the strike who are not taking their kids to school that had staying home or taking their kids to churches, rec centers and libraries that have opened their doors to help Terry. Rouse reports the negotiations underway later this morning, a secure. Guard shot during the robbery of a bay area. News crew covering the strike is in stable condition. KPI axe says thirties arrested a man suspected of shooting the guard before five Sunday afternoon. Again, the guard is in stable condition. A jury in San Francisco will decide whether roundup weed killer caused another man's cancer and a trial the plaintiffs attorneys say could help determine the fate of hundreds of similar lawsuits. Opening statements and Edwin Harman's a lawsuit against agribusiness giant Monsanto are scheduled for today on Santo rejects the claim it was just last year. When a Benicia man who sued for the same reason accepted, reduce reward of seventy eight million dollars. Jio eight ten business in tetrapods with more than two billion,.

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"edwin harman" Discussed on KCRW

KCRW

06:54 min | 2 years ago

"edwin harman" Discussed on KCRW

"It's. Good morning last time. Michael Cohen, testified before congress. He lied by his own admission. What questions do lawmakers have as the president's lawyer prepares to testify again. We'll have more on morning edition from NPR news. In a tight job market employers or learning job candidates with a new benefit help in repaying student loans. I'm David grain. And I'm Steve Inskeep. Why is Virginia's Lieutenant governor comparing himself to lynching victims. Also, scientists say anger is contagious angry posts on social media make other people angry. What if empathy works the same way? Vice president Pence meets the man who wants to be leader of Venezuela and President Trump prepares to meet the leader of North Korea. It is Monday February twenty fifth and Chelsea handler is forty four years old today. The news is next. Live from NPR news in Washington, I'm korva Coleman. President Trump leaves a few hours to fly to Vietnam. He scheduled to hold his second summit there with North Korean leader, Kim Jong UN his first summit last summer produced few concrete results. Although Trump has insisted the goal is denuclearization on the Korean peninsula. The president told a group of governors on Sunday. He didn't want to rush anyone into a major breakthrough. And he would be happy as long as North Korea continues to refrain from weapons testing. Meanwhile, vice President Mike Pence is traveling to Colombia today. NPR's Matthew Schwartz says he will meet other Latin American leaders to discuss the situation in Venezuela. Pence will speak to a group of more than a dozen nations and Bill a he'll also meet with opposition leader, one Guido, whom the US and dozens of governments have recognized as Venezuela's leader President Nicolas Maduro blocked shipments of food and medicine this weekend, claiming the aid was just a pretext for a US. Invasion NPR's Matthew Schwartz. Chinese tech giant walkway is taking center stage at the world's biggest mobile industry trade fair this week in Spain the company has been involved in an ongoing cybersecurity dispute with the US it's beginning to raise its profile among competitive companies such as apple and Samsung will see Ben Evita's has more the NWC Barcelona, formerly known as a world mobile. Congress is expected to draw one hundred thousand visitors from all over the world while they received praise Sunday evening as it unveiled a new five G phone with a folding screen joining the latest trend of bendable devices. It's not on sale yet. While while always market is growing in Europe and Asia, it's blocked in the US. There have been security concerns that the phones equipment could facilitate digital espionage on behalf of China's government. The company has rejected these allegations saying there are no proven cases. For NPR news. I'm Lucia visas in Barcelona the Oscar for best picture has gone to green book, a segregation era story about a black musician and his white chauffeur NPR's. Bob Mondello reports. The Oscar win is history repeating itself in a way thirty years ago. Spike Lee's, do the right thing lost best picture to a gentler film about race. Driving miss daisy. So there was a parallel in lease black klansman losing this time to green book. But black klansman did win Lee his first competitive Oscar best adapted screenplay, and he used his moment in the spotlight to urge the audience to make the mall choice between love versus. Hey. Let's do right. Thank you. The award for best director went for the fifth time in six years to a Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron for Roma and in perhaps the evenings. Biggest surprise without a host the telecast moved right along. Bob, Mondello NPR news. You're listening to NPR news from Washington and from KCRW, I'm Cheri laser with state and local headlines for the first time ever, the head of California's Republican party is a woman and a Latina today. We are starting the next chapter in our party's history. That's just kept Paterson. She won the election for state party chair yesterday in it heated race against two rivals who argued the party should embrace President Trump rather than reject or ignore him in her victory speech Patterson, vowed to take the fight to the Democrats let serve notice to the Democrats in California that we are back, and we are ready to deliver on the Republican comeback. Patterson currently leads an organization that recruits and trains, St Leger. Slate of candidates. She's a close ally of house minority leader Kevin McCarthy and had the backing of most California Republican lawmakers. The city of Ventura has released a long awaited report delving into how ficials responded to the Thomas wildfire in thousand seventeen that fire victims have been demanding answers for the past year specifically about a loss of water pressure. They say prevented firefighters from saving as many homes as possible. But as KCRW's Catherine Barnes explains the report is vague when it comes to the issue of water an explanation doesn't come until the final page. It says the city's water system lost pressure as firefighters rushed to battle the exploding wildfire and as water began to leak out of damaged homes, but it goes on to say the system operated as designed and that no urban water system is designed to protect against a massive unstoppable wildfire. Many Thomas fire victims aren't satisfied with this explanation, though. But it's probably all they'll get for a while said he officials have been vague about the water situation, citing pending litigation and the potential for future lawsuits. The city says. It's taking steps to become more resilient like installing additional generators. The Thomas fire was the state's largest at the time. It burned more than thousand homes and other buildings and killed two people. And a jury in federal court in San Francisco will decide whether roundup we killer caused a California man's cancer in a trial that plaintiffs attorneys say could help determine the fate of hundreds of similar lawsuits. Opening statements in seventy year old Edwin Harman's lawsuit against Monsanto are scheduled to get underway today. He's the second plaintiff to go to trial out of thousands around the country who claim that roundup causes cancer. Monsanto says studies have established that the active ingredient in roundup is safe. A San Francisco jury last year awarded another man two hundred eighty nine million after determining that round up caused his non-hodgkin's lymphoma. A judge later reduced that award to seventy eight million. Support for NPR comes from capterra for helping people find the right software.

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