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USI Wins Competition to Acquire Wells Fargo Insurance Businesses
Wells Fargo is selling its commercial insurance business to national brokerage USI Insurance Services. USI said it has agreed to acquire Wells Fargo Insurance Services USA that includes commercial insurance brokerage and consulting, employee benefits and property/casualty national practices, along …

POSTED JUNE 27, 2017 1:23 PM
Hiscox USA Names Nevin Chief Operating Officer
Specialty insurer Hiscox has a new chief operating officer for its Hiscox USA business unit.  Josh Nevin brings more than a decade of experience in operations and business development to his new role. Nevin will be based in Atlanta and …

POSTED JUNE 27, 2017 1:07 PM
Safety Groups Urge Government to Set Rules of Road for Driverless Vehicles
Basic rules of the road are needed before lawmakers allow companies from Apple Inc. to Ford Motor Co. to dramatically expand testing of self-driving cars, safety and consumer advocates will tell lawmakers today. Automakers should be required to certify the …

POSTED JUNE 27, 2017 12:54 PM
Chubb Names Sherman to Lead North America Management Liability Business Unit
Chubb has appointed Leigh Anne Sherman to lead its Private/Not-For-Profit Management Liability business within the North America Financial Lines division. Sherman will have overall responsibility for leading the unit’s retail business, which focuses on providing directors and officers liability, fiduciary liability, employment …

POSTED JUNE 27, 2017 12:39 PM
P/C Insurers’ Net Income Fell 42.2% in Q1; Catastrophe Losses Topped $7 Billion
The U.S. property/casualty insurance industry saw its net income fall to $7.7 billion in first-quarter 2017 from $13.4 billion in first-quarter 2016, a 42.2 percent decline. Also, its overall profitability as measured by its annualized rate of return on average …

POSTED JUNE 27, 2017 12:28 PM
Two Twisters in New Jersey Leave Mess, No Injuries Reported
Two tornadoes touched down in a New Jersey community as severe thunderstorms roared through the state, weather forecasters said. The first tornado hit Howell Township around 7:20 a.m. Saturday, while the second touched down about six minutes later, the National …

POSTED JUNE 27, 2017 11:48 AM
More New York Malt Barley Farmers Eligible for Crop Insurance
Malt barley farmers in 44 upstate New York counties are now eligible for crop insurance from the federal government. Malt barley is a necessary ingredient in beer and spirits, and the lack of crop insurance had hindered expansion of the …

POSTED JUNE 27, 2017 11:44 AM
XL Catlin Expands Inland Marine Business, Hires Klein in Maryland
XL Catlin is continuing to expand its inland marine field operations with the recent addition of Maria Klein as a senior underwriter in Baltimore, Md. “For the last several years, we’ve been expanding our operations, putting our inland marine insurance expertise closer to their clients, …

POSTED JUNE 27, 2017 11:37 AM
OceanPoint Acquires Christopher & Regan Insurance in Rhode Island
OceanPoint Insurance Agency has acquired Christopher & Regan Insurance of North Kingstown, R.I. The acquisition comes as OceanPoint Insurance has been seeking to expand its coverage in North Kingstown and South County, President and CEO Doug Mayhew said in a …

POSTED JUNE 27, 2017 11:28 AM
ABI Warned About Risks of Modern Building Materials Before Grenfell Tower Fire
“External cladding, made from combustible material can often cause significant fire spread upwards and between buildings, which is a particular concern for areas of high building density.” This now sadly prophetic statement was the Association of British Insurers’ response in …

POSTED JUNE 27, 2017 9:56 AM

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Trump travel ban ruling creates questions for refugees
The Supreme Court ruling partially reinstating the travel ban could have a greater impact on refugees


POSTED JUNE 27, 2017 11:01 AM
John McEnroe refuses to apologize for Serena Williams comments
The tennis legend defended his comments that Williams would "be like 700 in the world" if she were to play on the men's circuit


POSTED JUNE 27, 2017 12:32 PM
Eye Opener: White House issues stern warning to Syria
Your world in 90 seconds


POSTED JUNE 27, 2017 11:20 AM
Trump slams CNN as "fake news" following Russia story retraction


POSTED JUNE 27, 2017 12:33 PM
John McEnroe refuses to apologize for Serena Williams comments


POSTED JUNE 27, 2017 12:32 PM
Cops issue warning after woman stabbed to death in Philly park


POSTED JUNE 27, 2017 10:17 AM
50 states, 50 amusement parks
See some of the best coasters, slides and rides across the U.S.


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Officials give update on girl who fell from Six Flags ride


POSTED JUNE 27, 2017 12:36 PM
Google slapped with record $2.7B fine for breaking antitrust rules


POSTED JUNE 27, 2017 10:43 AM
These Senators will make or break the GOP's health care push


POSTED JUNE 27, 2017 11:42 AM

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