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Louisiana Citizens’ Commercial Insurance Policy Rates to Drop Next Year
A rate decrease request for commercial property policies filed by Louisiana’s property insurer of last resort has been approved by the state’s insurance commissioner. Commissioner of Insurance Jim Donelon has approved Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corporation’s recent request to lower …

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2018 5:59 AM
Texas Windstorm Insurer’s Request to Hike Liability Limits Denied
Texas Insurance Commissioner Kent Sullivan has declined to approve the request by the state’s property insurer of last resort for wind and hail along the Texas coast to increase maximum limits of liability for certain types of property. The Texas …

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2018 5:34 AM
Glen Mulready, Candidate for Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner
Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner Election 2018 The office of the insurance commissioner in Oklahoma is an elected position. The current commissioner, John D. Doak, is term limited and cannot run again; his successor will be determined in the general election that …

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2018 5:05 AM
Treasury Erases ‘Too-Big-to-Fail’ Label on Prudential
The Trump Administration has rescinded the systemically risky – or “too big to fail” – designation for Prudential Financial that placed the financial services giant under extra regulatory scrutiny. The designation of Prudential as a systemically important financial institution (SIFI) …

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2018 5:00 AM
National Safety Board Calls for Standards for Drugged Driving Tests
U.S. transportation safety officials are sounding the alarm on drug-impaired driving, calling for state and federal regulators to do more to tackle the growing problem as states grapple with prescription drug abuse and adopt a more permissive stance on marijuana. …

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2018 5:00 AM
Cavignac & Associates in California Names White Human Resources Risk Advisor
San Diego, Calif.-based Cavignac & Associates has named Jessica White a human resources risk advisor. White will provide advice to Cavignac & Associates’ clients to help them reduce the frequency and severity of their employee claims. She primarily interacts with …

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2018 5:00 AM
How to Make Self-Driving Cars Safer on Roads with Humans
As the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Congress press for removing safety regulations in order to fast-track the introduction of highly automated vehicles, human factors/ergonomics experts are recommending requiring important testing and driver support. The Human Factors and Ergonomics …

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2018 5:00 AM
EPIC Insurance Brokers Adds Harnetiaux in California
EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants has named Kevin Harnetiaux senior vice president and chief operating officer of EPIC’s Sacramento, Cailf. Region, including Gold River, Calif., and Reno, Nev. Harnetiaux joins from the State Fund of California, where he was executive …

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2018 5:00 AM
Regulators, Industry Seek to Keep Florida AOB Abuse In Check After Michael
In an effort to keep the Florida assignment of benefits (AOB) crisis from further worsening in the state, Florida’s insurance industry, regulators and consumer advocates are on high alert for AOB activity in the wake of Hurricane Michael and working …

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2018 4:41 AM
Justice Family Coal Firm Ordered to Pay $478K Settlement
A judge has ordered a coal company owned by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s family to start making payments on a settlement. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports Justice Low Seam Mining, Inc. was ordered Oct. 10 to pay roughly $478,000 to …

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2018 4:25 AM

Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines

Ben Sasse Reacts To Trump's 'Horseface' Comment: 'That's Not The Way Men Act'

Ben Sasse Reacts To Trump's 'Horseface' Comment: 'That's Not The Way Men Act'Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) said Tuesday that President Donald Trump should not




POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2018 11:24 AM

In Senate race, GOP Rep. Blackburn accuses her opponent of being a Democrat

In Senate race, GOP Rep. Blackburn accuses her opponent of being a DemocratIn the Tennessee Senate race, Rep. Marsha Blackburn has struggled to hold on to GOP moderates who lean toward her Democratic rival, Phil Bredesen.




POSTED OCTOBER 16, 2018 7:47 AM

Cops Won't Charge Students Accused Of Making Cookies With Human Ashes

Cops Won't Charge Students Accused Of Making Cookies With Human AshesTwo students accused of baking cookies with human ashes and feeding them to




POSTED OCTOBER 16, 2018 4:57 PM

Police officer lectures boys playing with BB gun: 'Do you think I want to shoot an 11-year-old?'

Police officer lectures boys playing with BB gun: 'Do you think I want to shoot an 11-year-old?'An Ohio police officer is being praised online after turning a call that could




POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2018 9:43 AM

Lindsey Graham Rails Against Saudi Crown Prince: He's A 'Wrecking Ball'

Lindsey Graham Rails Against Saudi Crown Prince: He's A 'Wrecking Ball'Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) told "Fox & Friends" on Tuesday that he'll never




POSTED OCTOBER 16, 2018 11:08 AM

Yahoo News Explains: Common misconceptions about the flu

Yahoo News Explains: Common misconceptions about the fluAnother flu season is upon us. The Centers for Disease Control put out its annual recommendations for this season, advising everyone over 6 months old to get the vaccine. “Flu is a disease that needs to be taken seriously,” said Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.




POSTED OCTOBER 16, 2018 10:57 AM

Chief Justice John Roberts Stresses Court's Independence After Kavanaugh Confirmation

Chief Justice John Roberts Stresses Court's Independence After Kavanaugh ConfirmationAddressing the bitter, partisan battle over Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court




POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2018 6:15 AM

Texas floods: One dead after state of emergency declared over near-record downpour

Texas floods: One dead after state of emergency declared over near-record downpourTexas faces the threat of further flooding after days of heavy rain - with at least one person having died thanks to the downpour. A state of emergency has already been declared in 18 counties with the flooding having led to the collapse of a bridge. Within a span of 24 hours, the Llano River, northwest of Austin, Texas, rose from 10 feet to nearly 40 feet, just shy of an all-time record.




POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2018 12:53 PM

Canada is ready to open the door wide to legal marijuana

Canada is ready to open the door wide to legal marijuanaTORONTO (AP) — Tom Clarke has been dealing marijuana illegally in Canada for 30 years. He wrote in his high school yearbook that his dream was to open a cafe in Amsterdam, the Dutch city where people have legally smoked weed in coffee shops since the 1970s.




POSTED OCTOBER 16, 2018 3:53 PM

'That's treason!' Candidates clash over Taliban comment at Arizona Senate debate

'That's treason!' Candidates clash over Taliban comment at Arizona Senate debateRep. Martha McSally and Rep. Kyrsten Sinema are vying for Jeff Flake's seat.




POSTED OCTOBER 16, 2018 9:06 AM

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