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Hub Acquires Assets of G.P. Barich Insurance Agency in California
Hub International Ltd. has acquired the assets of G.P. Barich Insurance Agency Inc. in Redlands, Calif. George Barich, president of Barich Insurance, will join Hub California and will report to Jim Jesser, executive vice president of Hub California. Terms of …

POSTED DECEMBER 13, 2018 3:35 PM
Allstate Says Losses from California Fires $670M, CEO Wants to Address Climate Change
Allstate this week announced estimated catastrophe losses for the month of November 2018 of $685 million, pre-tax ($541 million, after-tax). Catastrophe losses occurring in November comprised six events at an estimated cost of $679 million, pre-tax ($536 million, after-tax), plus …

POSTED DECEMBER 13, 2018 3:32 PM
The Hilb Group Acquires Massachusetts’ Mackintire Insurance Agency
The Hilb Group LLC (THG) has acquired Massachusetts-based Mackintire Insurance Agency Inc. The transaction became effective December 1, 2018. Mackintire is a commercial and personal lines retail insurance agency founded in 1991. Located in Westborough, Mass., the company serves clients …

POSTED DECEMBER 13, 2018 2:32 PM
Rhode Island Equine Insurance Agent Pleads Guilty in $1.3M Fraud Scheme
A Rhode Island insurance agent and agency owner who specializes in providing equine insurance coverage has admitted to operating schemes which defrauded customers, insurance companies and finance companies of approximately $1.3 million. Randall N. Levesque, 57, of Middletown, R.I., is …

POSTED DECEMBER 13, 2018 2:21 PM
Hub Acquires Assets of Pennsylvania’s Nolen Associates, Massachusetts’ Dadgar Insurance
Hub International Limited (Hub), a global insurance brokerage, has acquired the assets of Nolen Associates Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Located in Springfield, Penn., Nolen Associates is a full-service medical malpractice insurance agency representing more than 1,000 …

POSTED DECEMBER 13, 2018 2:00 PM
New York Lawmakers Pledge to Change Laws That Enable Predatory Lending
New York legislators are pledging to change laws that have allowed predatory lenders to use the state court system to seize the assets of thousands of small businesses across the country. Brad Hoylman, incoming chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, …

POSTED DECEMBER 13, 2018 1:50 PM
Average World Temperatures to Far Exceed Paris Climate Agreement Goals: Report
Average world temperatures are on course to far exceed the main goal set in the 2015 Paris Agreement on limiting global warming, a study showed on Tuesday [Nov. 11]. But the overshoot by the end of this century could be …

POSTED DECEMBER 13, 2018 1:08 PM
Most UK SMEs Don’t Understand Risks of Cyber Attacks, Data Loss: Aon Poll
A poll of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and micro businesses in the UK shows over half are confused by or even unaware of the rules around the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), while more than eight out of …

POSTED DECEMBER 13, 2018 12:34 PM
Gallagher Bassett Acquires UK-Based Property Claims Management Services
Gallagher Bassett, the risk management services subsidiary of Arthur J. Gallagher, has boosted its size and offering in the United Kingdom by acquiring Property Claims Management Services Ltd. (PCMS). With origins dating back to 1991, Tamworth, England-based PCMS business provides …

POSTED DECEMBER 13, 2018 10:45 AM
Italian Oil Services Firm Saipem Blames Cyber Attack on Shamoon Virus Variant
A hack on Italian oil services firm Saipem that crippled more than 300 of the company’s computers used a variant of the notorious Shamoon virus, Saipem said, a development that links the case to a massive attack in 2012 on …

POSTED DECEMBER 13, 2018 8:49 AM

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James Alex Fields Jr. Sentenced To Life In Prison For Murder Of Heather Heyer

James Alex Fields Jr. Sentenced To Life In Prison For Murder Of Heather HeyerNeo-Nazi James Alex Fields Jr. was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for




POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2018 12:40 PM

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Paul Ryan Called 'Genius' While I'm 'Fraud'

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Paul Ryan Called 'Genius' While I'm 'Fraud'Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Monday attacked what she




POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2018 10:38 AM

Turkey vows to take on US-backed Kurdish militia in Syria

Turkey vows to take on US-backed Kurdish militia in SyriaANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey will launch a new military operation against U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria "within a few days," President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday, a move likely to further strain ties between NATO allies Turkey and the United States.




POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2018 5:32 PM

No evidence for Trump claim on 'terrorists': government sources

No evidence for Trump claim on 'terrorists': government sourcesPresident Donald Trump said on Tuesday that U.S. authorities had "caught 10 terrorists," citing it as a reason for why the United States should build a wall on its Mexican border, but four government sources said there was no recent evidence of terrorism suspects being caught along the border. Three national security officials agreed with that view, saying they knew of no recent border-related arrests. In a contentious White House meeting on Tuesday with House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer, Trump demanded $5 billion in taxpayer funding for his wall, threatening a federal shutdown if he did not get the money.




POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2018 8:30 PM

Texas to execute killer over 1993 attack on newlyweds

Texas to execute killer over 1993 attack on newlywedsThe southern US state of Texas was on Tuesday scheduled to execute a convicted killer and rapist over a 1993 attack on a newlywed couple. Alvin Braziel, 43, was set to die by lethal injection Tuesday evening at the Texas state prison in Huntsville. The couple were walking on a trail in the Dallas suburbs when Braziel, aged 18 at the time, attempted to rob them at gunpoint.




POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2018 1:17 PM

US military identifies 5 dead in warplanes crash off Japan

US military identifies 5 dead in warplanes crash off JapanTOKYO (AP) — The U.S. military has identified five Marines who were declared dead after their refueling plane collided with a fighter jet last week off Japan's southern coast.




POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2018 8:59 AM

Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent’s Sprawling Hancock Park Home Officially Hit the Market at $13.795 Million

Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent’s Sprawling Hancock Park Home Officially Hit the Market at $13.795 MillionThe couple purchased the estate, featured in AD, from Friends creator Marta Kauffman in 2016




POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2018 4:47 PM

Trump administration asks top court to restore asylum order

Trump administration asks top court to restore asylum orderThe U.S. Justice Department asked the court to lift a temporary restraining order against the asylum rules issued by San Francisco-based U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar. Trump has taken a hard line toward legal and illegal immigration since taking office last year. Citing what he called an overwhelmed immigration system, Trump issued a proclamation on Nov. 9 that authorities process asylum claims only for migrants crossing the southern U.S. border at an official port of entry.




POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2018 7:44 AM

Love Triangle, Not Alligators, Caused Florida Man's Death, Confessed Killer Testifies

Love Triangle, Not Alligators, Caused Florida Man's Death, Confessed Killer TestifiesA Florida man testified this week about fatally shooting his best friend ― who




POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2018 7:52 PM

Google CEO Argues for Company's China Return in Congress

Google CEO Argues for Company's China Return in CongressPichai has been under pressure from politicians, activists and staff to stop building a censored search engine for China. Late on Monday, a coalition of human rights groups asked Google to commit to not working with the Chinese government on censorship and surveillance.




POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2018 12:00 PM

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