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Twitter Agog At Trump Whopper That Californians Are 'Rioting' Over Sanctuary Cities

Twitter Agog At Trump Whopper That Californians Are 'Rioting' Over Sanctuary CitiesPresident Donald Trump insisted Saturday at a Nevada campaign rally that

POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2018 1:58 AM

Lawyer: Man accused of threats to kill senators has dementia

Lawyer: Man accused of threats to kill senators has dementiaCENTRAL ISLIP, New York (AP) — A man charged with threatening to kill U.S. senators over Brett Kavanaugh's U.S. Supreme Court confirmation has dementia and isn't dangerous, his lawyer said as the 74-year-old was ordered held without bail.

POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2018 1:13 PM

Long queues as Afghan voters defy election day attacks, delays

Long queues as Afghan voters defy election day attacks, delaysA suicide bomber killed 15 people in Kabul, the most serious of a series of smaller-scale attacks that caused dozens of casualties across the country but did not deter voters who endured long queues to cast their ballot. "Today the people gave an unanswerable response to the enemies of Afghanistan," government spokesman Haroon Chakansuri told reporters. Voting should have been over by the time the suicide bomber struck a polling station in the north of Kabul, killing 10 civilians and five police, but polling stations were kept open longer than normal to cope with large numbers of people who had been unable to cast ballots.

POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2018 2:00 PM

Developments since Saudi journalist's disappearance

Developments since Saudi journalist's disappearanceHere is a timeline of events since the disappearance on October 2 of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who Riyadh said Saturday was killed after entering the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul. At around 1:15 pm (1015 GMT) on October 2, Washington Post contributor Khashoggi is recorded entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul by a surveillance camera.

POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2018 7:36 AM

Mega Millions players would spend $1.6B on bills, charity

Mega Millions players would spend $1.6B on bills, charityCHICAGO (AP) — With the Mega Millions lottery jackpot at a record $1.6 billion, people are snapping up tickets across the U.S.

POSTED OCTOBER 22, 2018 12:04 AM

Is Another Major 'Walking Dead' Character Secretly Leaving? An Investigation.

Is Another Major 'Walking Dead' Character Secretly Leaving? An Investigation.The Ricktatorship is ending, but should fans be nervous about yet another

POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2018 10:06 PM

Khaled El Mays's Beirut Abode Blurs The Line Between Home and Showroom

Khaled El Mays's Beirut Abode Blurs The Line Between Home and Showroom

POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2018 8:00 AM

Oreo Candy Canes Are Finally Hitting Shelves

Oreo Candy Canes Are Finally Hitting ShelvesSuddenly, we're SO excited for Christmas.

POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2018 3:00 PM

AstraZeneca's Lynparza shown to put brakes on ovarian cancer

AstraZeneca's Lynparza shown to put brakes on ovarian cancerAn AstraZeneca drug that blocks a cancer cell's ability to repair its genetic code greatly reduced the risk of ovarian cancer worsening in a phase III trial, underpinning its lead against two U.S. rivals in the same class. Given as a maintenance therapy to reinforce initial chemotherapy, Lynparza halted or reversed tumor growth in 60 percent of patients three years into the trial. At year four, the progression-free survival (PFS) rate in the Lynparza group was still above 50 percent, against 11 percent for chemotherapy alone.

POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2018 10:33 AM

President Trump Calls Migrant Caravan a 'Disgrace to the Democratic Party'

President Trump Calls Migrant Caravan a 'Disgrace to the Democratic Party'The caravan crossed over into Mexico last night

POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2018 4:59 PM

News – Insurance Journal

West Virginia Won’t Change Funding for State Workers’ Comp Funding in 2019
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice says there will be no change in state funding for the state employees’ public insurance plan next year in a letter to the agency’s director. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports Justice said in the letter that …

POSTED OCTOBER 22, 2018 5:21 AM
Lawsuit Over Fan Death at Atlanta Braves Stadium Claims Team, MLB Ignored Safety
In court documents filed last week in a lawsuit following the 2015 death of a fan who fell from the upper deck at an Atlanta Braves game, Nolan Ryan says guard rails at the Texas Rangers’ stadium had to be …

POSTED OCTOBER 22, 2018 5:17 AM
Conservative Ex-Google Engineer’s Bias Complaint Goes to Arbitration
The engineer who sued Google after he was fired for blasting the company with allegations of anti-conservative bias won’t get his day in court after all. James Damore’s claims against the Alphabet Inc. unit will be heard behind closed doors …

POSTED OCTOBER 22, 2018 5:00 AM
To Insure Cyber or Not to Insure Cyber: Cautions and Caveats for Carriers
While there are some issues with the data, virtually every report shows the cyber insurance market growing. Aon Benfield had it growing 37 percent last year to $1.8 billion. It’s profitable and the loss ratio is in the 30s or …

POSTED OCTOBER 22, 2018 5:00 AM
Allianz Insurance Product Protects Firms Against Clean Energy Price Swings
Microsoft Corp. has helped develop a way to protect corporate buyers of clean power from electricity prices that go up and down with the weather. The company is using a risk-management tool called a volume-firming agreement for almost 500 megawatts …

POSTED OCTOBER 22, 2018 5:00 AM
UK Businesses Roll Back Investment as Brexit Uncertainty Bites: Survey
Four-fifths of U.K. companies have cut or withheld investment because of the uncertainty caused by Brexit, Britain’s biggest business lobby said. Some 58 percent of businesses have made plans to cut jobs, adjust supply chains, relocate production and services or …

POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2018 2:06 PM
Swiss Re Weighs Investment in Chinese Insurer Anbang: Sources
Swiss Re AG has held discussions with Chinese authorities about an investment in embattled insurer Anbang Insurance Group Co., people with knowledge of the matter said. Swiss Re is among parties that have been approached as China seeks to find …

POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2018 1:17 PM
With Central, South Texas Awash in Water Governor Issues Disaster Declaration
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has issued a State Disaster Declaration for 18 Texas counties impacted by recent severe weather and flooding that has caused widespread property damage and threatened loss of life. The governor’s declaration comes as rain continues to …

POSTED OCTOBER 19, 2018 4:52 PM
Florida Residents Hit by Michael Return to Face Damage as Death Toll Climbs
More than a week after Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle, authorities are reporting three more deaths from the Category 4 storm as residents returning to their homes try to piece together their lives from the rubble left by …

POSTED OCTOBER 19, 2018 4:49 PM
DOI: Workers’ Comp Rates in Indiana to Drop Again Next Year
Businesses in Indiana can expect to pay less for workers’ compensation insurance coverage next year, continuing a trend that has been ongoing for several years. Insurance Commissioner Stephen W. Robertson has approved an average 7.6 percent reduction for workers’ comp …

POSTED OCTOBER 19, 2018 4:44 PM

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