(LONDON) -- Facebook’s parent company, Meta, was fined €1.2 billion, or about $1.3 billion, for failing to comply with the European Union’s privacy policies.The Irish Data Protection Commission announced the fine on Monday, saying Meta had violated the terms of General Data Protection Regulations,... Read More.
(MAPLETON, Ill.) -- One of the world’s biggest manufacturers of industrial vehicles and equipment has been cited and penalized for the death of a worker who fell into an 11-foot-deep pot of molten iron heated to more than 2,000 degrees this summer.Steve Dierkes, a... Read More.
(LONDON) -- A passenger flying from Bali, Indonesia, to Darwin, Australia, was fined 2,664 Australian dollars (about $1,846 U.S.) last week after they were caught with two egg and beef sausage McMuffins and a ham croissant upon arrival in Australia.The meat products were sniffed... Read More.
(SAN FRANCISCO) -- A San Francisco couple who was recently fined $1,542 for parking on their own property -- with the threat of a $250-per-day fee if they didn't stop -- is now allowed to park on their carpad once again without having... Read More.
(SAN FRANCISCO) -- For decades, Judy and Ed Craine parked their car in the driveway in front of their San Francisco home. Parking in the Golden City can be tricky with its steep hills and busy streets, and the Craines say they were lucky... Read More.
The New Mexico Environment Department’s Occupational Health and Safety Bureau (OHSB) has fined the producers of Alec Baldwin's Western Rust $136,793 as a result of their investigation into the on-set shooting death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on October 21, 2022.The agency issued a "Willful-Serious... Read More.
(LONDON) -- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was fined in connection with the police investigation into illegal parties and gatherings held at his residence and other government premises during coronavirus-induced lockdowns, Downing Street confirmed Tuesday.Johnson is the first sitting prime minister in U.K.'s history... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A Connecticut judge has denied a motion to halt financial penalties imposed on Alex Jones. As of Friday, the conspiracy theorist and right-wing provocateur owes $25,000 for declining to sit for a deposition in a defamation lawsuit by families of Sandy... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- Philadelphia center Joel Embiid was fined $35,000 for his actions during Friday's playoff game against Atlanta, the NBA announced on Sunday.With 4:02 left in the fourth quarter, Embiid was called for an offensive foul while attempting a layup and fell on Hawks... Read More.
(PARIS) -- The French Open has announced it has fined Naomi Osaka $15,000 for failing to speak to the media following her round one win on Sunday and that she could be defaulted if she continues.Osaka, the second seed, defeated Patricia Maria Tig 6-4,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson has been fined $5,000 for punching New York Rangers forward Pavel Buchnevich in the back of the head while he was prone on the ice on Monday, the NHL's Department of Player Safety said Tuesday.Wilson will... Read More.