6 12, 2022

Two Children Killed in House Fire in North Carolina

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Two children died and two adults were injured last weekend in a house fire in Salisbury, North Carolina. The Salisbury Post reported Saturday that the Salisbury Fire Department and Rowan County Emergency Services were called to a home at about …

6 12, 2022

Union Bay Acquires Pennsylvania’s LaBrozzi Insurance

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Union Bay Acquisition, an aggregator of insurance agencies agent based in Princeton, New Jersey, has acquired LaBrozzi Insurance Group, Inc. of Bradford, Pennsylvania. Terms were not disclosed. Debra LaBrozzi is the founder of LaBrozzi Insurance Group, which offers home, auto, …

5 12, 2022

Feral Hog Control: Eight Years, Some Progress, $2.5 Billion Damage/Year

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Eight years into a U.S. program to control damage from feral pigs, the invasive animals with big appetites and snouts that uproot anything that smells good are still a multibillion-dollar plague on farmers, wildlife and the …

5 12, 2022

Strong Quake Shakes Main Indonesia Island, No Major Damage

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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong earthquake shook parts of Indonesia’s main island of Java on Saturday, causing panic but only minor damage just two weeks after an equally powerful quake killed hundreds. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude …

6 12, 2022

Hertz to Settle Most False-Arrest Claims for $168 Million

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Hertz Global Holdings Inc. will spend $168 million to settle hundreds of claims that it falsely reported rental customers to the police for car theft when a vehicle was not returned on time. The company had been fighting to bottle …

6 12, 2022

Eruption of Indonesia’s Highest Volcano Buries Homes, Destroys Bridge

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SUMBERWULUH, Indonesia (AP) – Improved weather conditions Monday allowed rescuers to resume evacuation efforts and a search for possible victims after the highest volcano on Indonesia’s most densely populated island erupted, triggered by monsoon rains. Mount Semeru in Lumajang district …

6 12, 2022

Russia Oil Sanctions Fuel Boom for Old Tankers

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The market for old oil tankers is booming, and it’s all down to efforts by Western nations to curb trade in Russian crude. As Western shipping and maritime services firms steer clear of Russian oil to avoid falling foul of …

6 12, 2022

Turkey’s Proof-of-Insurance Rule Ensnares Russian Oil Shipments

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Oil shipments from Russia and Kazakhstan are getting ensnared in a Turkish government rule to provide proof that tankers are insured when navigating the vital Bosphorus and Dardanelles shipping straits. The measure, which came into force on Friday, compels ships …

6 12, 2022

Former Wirecard Executives in the Dock as Germany’s Biggest Fraud Trial Begins

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Former Wirecard executives go on trial on Thursday, two years after the collapse of the payments company that produced Germany’s biggest post-war fraud scandal and sent shockwaves through the country’s political and financial establishment. Austrian former chief executive Markus Braun …

6 12, 2022

FloodFlash Eyes Parametric Splash in U.S.

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Parametric flood insurance is still in its infancy in the United States, but one index-based insurer is preparing to make a splash in five states in early 2023. FloodFlash is set to begin offering parametric coverage for commercial businesses in …