1 07, 2024

Minivan Slams into Long Island Nail Salon, Killing 4, Injuring 9

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A minivan slammed into a Long Island nail salon Friday, killing four and injuring nine people inside the business at the time, a Suffolk County fire official said. The vehicle came to a stop at the back of the Hawaii …

5 07, 2024

Worsening Floods Pose Threat to U.S. Dam Safety

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Early last week, floodwater in rural Minnesota pushed debris against a more than century-old dam and then carved a path around it, eroding so much of the riverbank that most of a house fell into the …

5 07, 2024

Kansas School District Was Discriminatory in Discipline: DOJ

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Educators in Kansas’ largest public school district discriminated against Black and disabled students when disciplining them, according to the U.S. Department of Justice, which announced an agreement Tuesday that will have the district revising its policies. …

1 07, 2024

Arthur K. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Texas’ Zayla Partners

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Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced the acquisition of Katy, Texas-based Zayla Partners, LLC (Zayla). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Zayla is an executive compensation strategy firm that serves clients across a variety of sizes and industries. Chris …

1 07, 2024

‘Extremely Dangerous’ Hurricane Beryl Takes Aim at Caribbean

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Hurricane Beryl, described by forecasters as “extremely dangerous,” is set to cause massive damage across the Caribbean’s Windward Islands on Monday. Beryl’s winds roared across the region at 120 miles (195 kilometers) per hour, making it a Category 3 hurricane …

5 07, 2024

OpenAI’s Internal AI Details Stolen in 2023 Breach, NYT Reports

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A hacker gained access to the internal messaging systems at OpenAI last year and stole details about the design of the company’s artificial intelligence technologies, the New York Times reported on Thursday. The hacker lifted details from discussions in an …

5 07, 2024

Judge Tells Louisiana to Protect Incarcerated Workers Toiling in Summer Heat

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Amid blistering summer temperatures, a federal judge ordered Louisiana to take steps to protect the health and safety of incarcerated workers toiling in the fields of a former slave plantation, saying they face “substantial risk of injury or death.” The …

8 07, 2024

GEICO to Pay $6 Million to Settle Auto Adjusters’ Claims of Unpaid Overtime Hours

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Insurer GEICO has agreed to pay $6 million to settle claims by auto damage claims adjusters who allege the insurer failed to pay them for all hours they worked “off-the-clock.” The settlement affects 806 adjusters countrywide who worked for GEICO …

8 07, 2024

Lightning Strike Blamed for Wildfire That Killed 2 People in New Mexico, Damaged 1,400 Structures

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A lightning strike caused the larger of two wildfires that has killed at least two people and destroyed or damaged more than 1,400 structures in New Mexico, authorities said. The South Fork Fire was first reported June 17 on the …

11 07, 2024

Leveraging Artificial Intelligence in Claims Processing: A Balanced Perspective

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Imagine a world where insurance claims are processed instantly with accuracy and minimal manual intervention. Yes, that is the promise current artificial intelligence revolution has made in claims processing. But as with any modern technology revolution, there are challenges, and …