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19 08, 2022

Designer Armani and Guests Flee Wildfire on Sicilian Island

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MILAN (AP) — Firefighters worked Thursday to put out the remnants of two wildfires on a Sicilian island that forced fashion designer Giorgio Armani and dozens of others to flee their vacation villas overnight. A photo from the island of …

19 08, 2022

Hurricane Winds, Fierce Storms Leave 7 Dead in France, Italy

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PARIS (AP) — Violent thunderstorms and hurricane-force winds left at least seven dead Thursday in France and Italy, uprooting trees in Tuscany and on the French island of Corsica and ripping away brick shards from St. Mark’s famed bell tower …

19 08, 2022

Disqualified for Disabilities, Railroad Workers Fight Back

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — After Terrence Hersey had a stroke on the way home from his railroad job in 2015, he underwent months of therapy to learn how to put words together in sentences and learn to walk again. He …

19 08, 2022

Germany’s Rhine Water too Low Even for Some Empty Vessels

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BERLIN –– Water levels on Germany’s Rhine river are so low that some vessels cannot sail even when empty, a shipping cooperative said on Friday, although long-awaited rain has begun to ease bottlenecks on one of the country’s main commercial …

19 08, 2022

16 Dead, 18 Missing in flash flood in Western China

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BEIJING (AP) — A sudden rainstorm in western China triggered a landslide that diverted a river and caused flash flooding in populated areas, killing at least 16 people and leaving 18 others missing, Chinese state media said Thursday. Rescuers, who …

19 08, 2022

AGs: Lender Heaped Insurance Plans onto Unwitting Borrowers

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Maryland-based lender deceived its loan customers by selling them insurance policies they didn’t ask for or know about in many cases, the attorneys general of a handful of states claimed in a lawsuit filed Tuesday in …

18 08, 2022

Dissatisfied Claimants Put Carriers at Risk of Losing $170B in Premiums: Accenture

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A research report published this month found that one-third of claimants were not fully satisfied with their most recent insurance claims experience, adding that speed of settlement is a clear pain point for policyholders. Translating the level of dissatisfaction into …

18 08, 2022

U.S. Traffic Deaths Hit 20-Year-High in Early 2022

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U.S. traffic deaths jumped about 7% in the first three months of 2022 to 9,560, the highest number of people killed on American roads in a quarterly period since 2002, regulators said on Wednesday in a preliminary estimate. Traffic deaths …

18 08, 2022

2022 North Atlantic Hurricane Season Halftime Report: The Quiet Before the Storm?

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With a few weeks to go until the North Atlantic Basin enters its most active period, now is a good time to recap recent activity, review updated seasonal forecasts, and look ahead to what may be in store for the …

18 08, 2022

Texas-Based Supermarket Faces $1 Million in Fines over Unsafe Working Conditions

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Despite a history of violations and worker injuries dating back almost a decade, Fiesta Mart LLC – a Houston-based supermarket operator – continues to fail in its legal obligations to protect employees. Made apparent after federal inspections in February and …