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22 07, 2021

Aon Says Natural Disaster Insured Losses for First Half of Year Hit 10-Year High

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LONDON — Insured losses from natural disasters hit a 10-year high of $42 billion in the first half of 2021, with the biggest loss related to extreme cold in the United States in February, insurance broker Aon said on Wednesday. …

22 07, 2021

China Blasts Dam to Divert Floods That Killed at Least 25

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BEIJING (AP) — China’s military has blasted a dam to release floodwaters threatening one of its most heavily populated provinces, as the death toll in widespread flooding rose to at least 25. The dam operation was carried out late Tuesday …

22 07, 2021

Saudi Aramco Facing $50M Cyber Extortion Over Leaked Data

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s state oil giant acknowledged Wednesday that leaked data from the company — files now apparently being used in a cyber-extortion attempt involving a $50 million ransom demand — likely came from one …

22 07, 2021

Justices Deal Blow to Outdated Claims of Child Sexual Abuse

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s high court on Wednesday dealt a blow to victims of child sexual abuse, throwing out a lawsuit by a woman whose lower court legal victory had given hope to others with similarly outdated claims who’d …

22 07, 2021

Couple Charged in California Fire Sparked by Gender Reveal

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SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A couple whose gender reveal ceremony sparked a Southern California wildfire that killed a firefighter last year were charged with involuntary manslaughter, authorities announced Tuesday. Refugio Manuel Jimenez Jr. and Angela Renee Jimenez pleaded not …

22 07, 2021

Court: California Can Expand Insurance for Wildfire Areas

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s insurance commissioner can order the “insurer of last resort” to offer more options for homeowners who can’t buy traditional coverage because they live in areas threatened by wildfires, a judge ruled. Massive wildfires in recent …

22 07, 2021

Agency Eyes ‘Right-To-Repair’ Rules to Aid Consumers, Shops

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans would be freer to repair their broken cellphones, computers, videogame consoles and even tractors themselves or to use independent repair shops under changes being eyed by federal regulators that target manufacturer restrictions. Responding to a new …

23 07, 2021

US Senate Panel Hears From Chubb, Others on Insuring Pandemic Risk

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NEW YORK — New Jersey business owner Adenah Bayoh told a U.S. Senate committee hearing on Wednesday she paid about $275,000 a year to insure her group of restaurants, only to discover the limits of her policy during the coronavirus …

23 07, 2021

Pipeline Break Spews 41,000 Gallons of Oilfield Wastewater

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Nearly 41,000 gallons of oilfield wastewater has spilled from a broken pipeline in western North Dakota, impacting an unknown amount of land, state regulators said Wednesday. The North Dakota Department of Environmental quality said Kansas-based Tallgrass …

23 07, 2021

Judge: $150M Initially for Victims in Florida Condo Collapse

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Victims and families who suffered losses in the collapse of a 12-story oceanfront Florida condominium will get a minimum of $150 million in compensation initially, a judge said Wednesday. That sum includes insurance on the Champlain Towers South building and …