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Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe Resigns

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe ResignsRobert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s authoritarian president, agreed to step down on Tuesday, according to the speaker of parliament.

POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017 11:08 AM

CBS’s Norah O’Donnell on Charlie Rose: ‘There is no excuse for this alleged behavior’

CBS’s Norah O’Donnell on Charlie Rose: ‘There is no excuse for this alleged behavior’“CBS This Morning” co-hosts Norah O’Donnell and Gayle King opened the show Tuesday by addressing allegations of sexual misconduct against their colleague Charlie Rose.

POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017 10:48 AM

Ohio Man Threatened Historical Mass Shooting At Las Vegas Casino

Ohio Man Threatened Historical Mass Shooting At Las Vegas CasinoAn Ohio man is facing federal charges after he allegedly threatened to stage a historic mass shooting at a Las Vegas casino where his estranged wife was employed at the time.

POSTED NOVEMBER 20, 2017 1:56 PM

U.S. threatens to sue Harvard over admissions policies

U.S. threatens to sue Harvard over admissions policiesThe U.S. Justice Department has threatened to sue Harvard University to force it to turn over documents as it investigates whether the Ivy League school's admission policies violate civil rights laws by discriminating against Asian-American applicants.

POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017 4:09 PM

102-year-old Holocaust survivor who thought his entire family died meets nephew he didn't know existed

102-year-old Holocaust survivor who thought his entire family died meets nephew he didn't know existedA 102-year-old Polish man who believed his entire family had died in the Holocaust was reduced to tears this week when he met a nephew that he didn't know he had.

POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017 12:26 PM

Military Staff Removed From White House After 'Incident' On Trump's Asia Trip: Report

Military Staff Removed From White House After 'Incident' On Trump's Asia Trip: ReportThree members of a White House team staffed by military personnel have been removed from their positions after being accused of improper contact with foreign women during President Donald Trump’s recent trip through Asia, The Washington Post reported Tuesday.

POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017 11:14 PM

Venezuela arrests six top executives from PDVSA's US subsidiary Citgo

Venezuela arrests six top executives from PDVSA's US subsidiary CitgoVenezuela on Tuesday arrested the acting president and five other top executives in charge of Citgo, the US refinery subsidiary of troubled state oil company PDVSA, on corruption charges. "Six senior executives have been arrested," said chief prosecutor Tarek William Saab, adding that the charges included embezzlement, bid rigging, money laundering and criminal association. The Citgo chief, Jose Angel Pereira, was arrested in Caracas.

POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017 4:57 PM

Off-Duty Officer Fatally Shoots Robbers While Holding His Baby

Off-Duty Officer Fatally Shoots Robbers While Holding His BabyThe father was shopping when two hooded men stormed a pharmacy

POSTED NOVEMBER 20, 2017 8:06 PM

AP source: Border patrol agent may have fallen

AP source: Border patrol agent may have fallenDALLAS (AP) — A U.S. official with knowledge of the investigation into the death of a border patrol agent said Monday that the surviving agent who radioed in for help doesn't remember what happened.

POSTED NOVEMBER 20, 2017 10:16 PM

19 Crazy Delicious Ways To Roast Sweet Potatoes

19 Crazy Delicious Ways To Roast Sweet Potatoes

POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017 4:46 PM

News – Insurance Journal

UK Accounting Regulator Urged to Slap Larger Fines on ‘Big Four’
Misdeeds by the world’s “Big Four” accounting firms should be punished with much bigger fines, Britain’s accounting watchdog was advised in a report released on Tuesday. “Fines greater than those that have heretofore been imposed may be appropriate in really …

POSTED NOVEMBER 22, 2017 8:22 AM
Experts See Expanding Role for Parametric Insurance, Including for U.S. Disasters
Catastrophic losses this year due to extreme weather events have led to a growing interest in parametric insurance in the U.S., according to industry experts. Parametric coverage is also gaining traction as hazard modeling continues to improve, weather stations more …

POSTED NOVEMBER 22, 2017 6:00 AM
Why Employees Cheat at Work
It can happen in the branch office or the boardroom. Volkswagen did it to pass emissions tests. Wells-Fargo did it to squeeze more profits from their customers. Some school districts have it done it to boost their standardized test scores. …

POSTED NOVEMBER 22, 2017 6:00 AM
Family of 4 Indicted for $550K Insurance Fraud Scheme in West Virginia
A man, his ex-wife and two sons are accused of burning down two West Virginia homes and pocketing over $550,000 in insurance claims. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports 66-year-old Windel Lester, his ex-wife, 41-year-old Georgetta Lester, and his sons, 40-year-old Gregory …

POSTED NOVEMBER 22, 2017 5:58 AM
CAMICO Simplifies Professional Liability Application for Small Accountant Firms
CAMICO, a nationwide CPA-directed program of insurance and risk management for the accounting profession, has introduced a new insurance application for smaller CPA firms. The online, interactive application guides users through a three-step process for accountants professional liability (APL) insurance. …

POSTED NOVEMBER 22, 2017 5:51 AM
Florida Nursing Home to Congress: Patient Deaths After Hurricane Irma Not Staff’s Fault
A Florida nursing home under investigation for the deaths of 13 patients after Hurricane Irma says in a letter to Congress that staff members did everything possible but couldn’t overcome a lack of power to the central air conditioner. In …

POSTED NOVEMBER 22, 2017 5:45 AM
Two Injured, Buildings Damaged by Tornadoes in Kentucky
The National Weather Service says two people were hurt in two moderate tornados in Kentucky. The weather service says both tornados touched down Saturday and were rated EF-1. The first happened shortly before 3:30 p.m. CST in Beaver Dam, Ohio …

POSTED NOVEMBER 22, 2017 5:19 AM
Best Agencies to Work For Southeast: Jones Insurance Agency – Bronze
Employees of Jones Insurance Agency in Garner, N.C., understand they aren’t just selling an insurance policy, they are carrying on a mission put in place when the company was founded in 1956. Jerry Jones, the company’s current CEO and chairman, …

POSTED NOVEMBER 22, 2017 5:16 AM
California-based Insurance Law Firm Sedgwick Closing Offices
Sedgwick LLP, a San Francisco, Calif.-based law firm that represented numerous insurance clients, is closing. The news of the closure came in the form of a letter sent out to this week making it known that Sedgwick will be closing …

POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017 7:48 PM
Gardner, Berger Appointed to Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Commission
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has appointed Susan Denise Gardner and Eric S. Berger to serve on the Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Commission. Gardner, of Clinton, is a certified financial examiner and market conduct manager, and the former chief deputy …

POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017 5:53 PM

Agent & Broker

Uber concealed hack for more than a year that exposed 57 million people’s data
Uber said it was obligated to report the hack of driver’s license information and failed to do so.

POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017 7:12 PM
How video-enabled services are transforming the insurance industry
Over 70% of insurance professionals will deploy video-enabled services, according to new research from Vidyo and Efma.

POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017 1:15 PM
Las Vegas gun massacre lawsuits go from a trickle to a flood
A slew of new lawsuits have been filed by victims of the Las Vegas attack, which left almost 60 dead and more than 500 wounded.

POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017 12:26 PM
Fatal crashes by private aircraft in U.S. are lowest in 50 years
The fatal-accident rate was less than 1 per 100,000 flight hours, the first time it has reached that level in decades.

POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017 12:00 PM
How some insurers will survive driverless cars
New insurance will have to address previously unseen risks and assets.

POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017 8:00 AM
2017 to be one of the costliest catastrophe loss years ever, Fitch says
A new Fitch Ratings report assesses the insured losses caused by October's historic wildfires in California.

POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017 6:30 AM
Insurance coverage for home destroyed by fire turns on a semicolon
The placement of a semicolon in an insurance policy determines whether the homeowner has coverage after the home is destroyed by fire. Punctuation matters!

POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017 6:15 AM
How to use actionable data to manage workplace injury risk
Risk managers need to understand what actionable data is and how to use it to keep employees safe at work.

POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017 6:00 AM
7 proven ways to kill your next sale
Recognizing the danger signals can help you avoid unnecessary insurance sale losses.

Identity theft takes the sparkle off of the holiday shopping season says new study
Cyber risks affect shopping patterns, according to Generali Global Assistance.


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