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22 11, 2021

Operator of Boat That Crashed in Massachusetts, Killing One, Pleads Not Guilty

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A businessman who was operating a luxury powerboat that crashed in Boston Harbor last summer, leaving one passenger dead and five others injured, has pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter and multiple assault and battery charges. A judge set bail …

24 11, 2021

North Carolina Homeowners Premiums to Rise 7.9% on Average

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North Carolina homeowners will see insurance premiums climb an average of 7.9% next year, but that’s much less of an increase that a state rating bureau had requested, the state insurance commissioner announced. The North Carolina Rate Bureau had proposed …

24 11, 2021

Bus Crashes, Catches Fire in Bulgaria; at Least 45 Dead

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SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — A bus carrying tourists back to North Macedonia crashed and caught fire in western Bulgaria early Tuesday, killing at least 45 people, including a dozen children, authorities said. The bus apparently ripped through a guardrail on …

29 11, 2021

Activist Group Calls on Insurers to Sue Oil Companies for Climate Damages

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FRANKFURT – A prominent activist is calling on insurers like Swiss Re to explore suing major oil companies for climate-related damages, the latest volley in a years-long campaign that pits environmentalists against the insurance industry. The tactic urged by The …

22 11, 2021

Habart Named Director of Tennessee’s Surging Captive Section

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The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance has promoted the Captive Insurance Section’s acting manager to be director of the section. Jonathan Habart has been acting director since Aug. 3 and was assistant director for 10 months prior to that, …

24 11, 2021

Thai Activists’ iPhones Targeted by ‘State-Sponsored Attackers,’ Warns Apple

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BANGKOK – Apple Inc. issued on Wednesday alert messages to at least six Thai activists and researchers who have been critical of the government, warning it believed their iPhones had been targeted by “state-sponsored attackers,” according to activists and the …

24 11, 2021

Philips Investigates Number of Complaints in FDA Ventilator Report

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AMSTERDAM — Dutch medical equipment maker Philips on Wednesday said U.S. regulators might have overestimated the number of safety issues raised by customers related to its recall of ventilators in which a potentially hazardous foam was used. The U.S. Food …

22 11, 2021

Crash Kills 2 Missouri Highway Workers

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Two state Department of Transportation workers were killed and another was seriously injured Thursday after they were hit by a car on an interstate ramp in eastern Missouri, authorities said. The collision occurred as the workers were repainting stripes on …

24 11, 2021

Arizona Attorney General Reaches $14.5M Settlement with JUUL

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Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a settlement with e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc. requiring the company to pay $14.5 million and make changes to its corporate practices to ensure JUUL products are not marketed or sold to youth in …

24 11, 2021

Georgia High Court Leaves Truck Insurer on the Hook for Accident

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If the owner of a trucking company drives one of his company’s trucks to a friend’s house for free repairs, is that considered a business use of the truck, or personal use? The Georgia Supreme Court effectively decided this week …