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$8.6B Worth of Homes at High or Extreme Risk from California Fires
A report out on Friday shows 23,044 homes with a total reconstruction cost value of $8.6 billion are at high or extreme risk of wildfire damage within the perimeters of the Camp Fire in Northern California and the Woolsey Fire …

POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 10:22 PM
Delle Joins Missouri’s Town and Country Insurance Agency
Troy, Missouri-based Town and Country Insurance Agency has hired Angie Delle as a Medicare specialist and producer. Delle will handle everything from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) compliance and field underwriting to customer service and personal insurance reviews. …

POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 5:55 PM
Early Snowstorm Shuts Down Schools, Businesses in Eastern Missouri
Snow arrived early in eastern Missouri this year, forcing hundreds of schools and many businesses to close on Nov. 15 and causing numerous traffic accidents. The snowstorm moved into the region Wednesday night and had dumped 4-6 inches (10-15 centimeters) …

POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 5:48 PM
Leicht Elected President of Texas Surplus Lines Association
At its recent annual meeting, the Texas Surplus Lines Association Inc. elected Matt Leicht, owner/underwriter at the Houston-based wholesale insurance firm, Craig & Leicht, as the group’s president. Jennifer Mier, executive vice president with AmWINS Group in Dallas, was named …

POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 5:39 PM
UK Prime Minister Defiantly Battles to Save Brexit Divorce Deal – and Her Job
British Prime Minister Theresa May won the backing of the most prominent Brexiteer in her government on Friday as she fought to save a draft European Union divorce deal that has stirred up a plot to force her out of …

POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 5:37 PM
Michigan Man Sentenced to Prison for Staged Auto Crash Fraud Scheme
A Michigan man who pled guilty to participating in a multi-state staged auto accident/insurance fraud scheme has been sentenced to prison, according to the United States Attorney’s Office. Marvin David Ramirez, 45, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, was sentenced to 37 …

POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 5:28 PM
Nearly 3.5 Tons of Chicken Salad Recalled by Houston Company
A Houston company has recalled nearly 3.5 tons (2.72 metric tons) of ready-to-eat chicken salad that regulators say may be contaminated with listeria. The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Nov. 14 announced the recall by Ron’s Home Style Foods. The …

POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 5:18 PM
Arkansas Deputy Insurance Commissioner Anderson Receives NAIC Award
Mel Anderson, deputy commissioner at the Arkansas Insurance Department (AID), has received the Robert Dineen Award for Outstanding Service and Contribution to the State Regulation of Insurance from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). A 20-year veteran of the …

POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 5:15 PM
S&P Says Insurers And Reinsurers Can Absorb Losses from California Wildfires
S&P Global Ratings expects both the primary insurers and reinsurers to be able to absorb losses from the California wildfires, limiting them to an earnings event. However, the mounting bills from more frequents large wildfires in the state against a …

POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 3:55 PM
CREST Insurance Group in Arizona Names Perrin COO
CREST Insurance Group LLC of Arizona has named Heather Perrin chief operations officer. Perrin will reside at the company headquarters located in Tucson, Ariz., and will oversee operations at the Arizona branches located in Scottsdale, Flagstaff, and Sierra Vista as …

POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 3:30 PM

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Andrew Gillum Concedes Florida Gubernatorial Race To Ron DeSantis

Andrew Gillum Concedes Florida Gubernatorial Race To Ron DeSantisAndrew Gillum, the Democratic mayor of Tallahassee running for governor of




POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2018 5:43 PM

Camp Fire’s Missing Person List Climbs To 1,011 As Statewide Death Toll Rises To 74

Camp Fire’s Missing Person List Climbs To 1,011 As Statewide Death Toll Rises To 74The number of names on the missing person's list for Northern California's




POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 11:54 PM

Federal judge sides with CNN, orders White House to restore Jim Acosta's press pass

Federal judge sides with CNN, orders White House to restore Jim Acosta's press passU.S. District Court Judge Timothy J. Kelly, who was appointed by President Trump, ordered the White House to reinstate CNN correspondent Jim Acosta’s press pass.




POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 11:46 AM

Prosecutors Mistakenly Reveal Criminal Charges Against Julian Assange

Prosecutors Mistakenly Reveal Criminal Charges Against Julian AssangeA court filing accidentally revealed that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has




POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 6:42 AM

List of retailers that will be closed on Thanksgiving 2018

List of retailers that will be closed on Thanksgiving 2018While many stores push the limits of Black Friday and offer store hours on




POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 2:13 PM

Netanyahu's main coalition partner pushes for early election

Netanyahu's main coalition partner pushes for early electionJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel moved closer to early elections Friday after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main coalition partner, the ultra-nationalist Jewish Home party, said it wants a vote "as soon as possible," and will press for consultations on a date on Sunday.




POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 11:25 AM

Indonesian jet crash victim's family sues Boeing

Indonesian jet crash victim's family sues BoeingThe family of an Indonesian man killed in a Lion Air jet crash is suing Boeing, alleging that the accident may have been caused by a problem with the flight-control system in its newest 737 plane. The father of Rio Nanda Pratama filed the lawsuit Wednesday in the US state of Illinois, where the plane manufacturer is headquartered, over the death of the young doctor who was to have married his high-school sweetheart this week. Pratama's fiance Intan Syari, 26, has made headlines after she posed alone for photos in a wedding gown that she was to have worn at the couple's nuptials in Indonesia.




POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 1:32 AM

Betsy DeVos proposes new sexual assault reporting rules for US campuses that ‘could help shield rapists’

Betsy DeVos proposes new sexual assault reporting rules for US campuses that ‘could help shield rapists’Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has proposed a major change in the way American universities deal with campus sexual assault and harassment allegations in a move rights groups say could harm survivors. Ms DeVos has wants to add protections for those accused and limit situations in which schools would be required by law to investigate complaints brought forward by alleged victims, changes she said will treat both sides fairly. The requirements for investigation include only incidents which occurred on the universities’ campuses or property under the school’s authority and in those cases, only if the incident is reported to certain officials.




POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 3:26 PM

Ohio Democrat hints may take on Pelosi for powerful U.S. House speaker job

Ohio Democrat hints may take on Pelosi for powerful U.S. House speaker jobRepresentative Marcia Fudge has not formally announced her candidacy. In a statement to Reuters on Friday, Fudge noted support from people "who look to me as the next speaker of the House." "In this first stage of the process, I am still giving it considerable thought" but have not made a final decision, she said in an email. Democrats are scheduled to meet behind closed doors on Nov. 28 to pick their leaders for the new 2019-20 House after wresting the chamber from the Republicans on Nov. 6.




POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 6:39 PM

GOP Senator Says Voter Suppression Is A 'Great Idea'

GOP Senator Says Voter Suppression Is A 'Great Idea'Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) appeared to endorse voter suppression during a




POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 8:10 AM

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