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Live updates: House Democrats to unveil articles of impeachment
The articles will include charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, Democrats said.

POSTED DECEMBER 10, 2019 6:07 AM
Death toll climbs after New Zealand volcano eruption
Officials say 9 Americans were on White Island at the time of the eruption, but it remains unclear whether any failed to make it off.

POSTED DECEMBER 10, 2019 5:57 AM
Half of U.S. employers make workers promise to never "compete"
Accepting a job, even flipping burgers, often means renouncing doing similar work in the future

POSTED DECEMBER 10, 2019 5:23 AM
Hospital shooting in Czech Republic leaves at least 6 dead
The prime minister said the gunman opened fire at people's heads in a hospital waiting room in the eastern city of Ostrava.

POSTED DECEMBER 10, 2019 4:45 AM
Tourists missing after deadly New Zealand volcano eruption
Officials say about 50 people were on or near White Island at the time of the eruption, and at least five have been confirmed dead.

POSTED DECEMBER 10, 2019 2:56 AM
Chilean Air Force plane believed to have crashed with dozens on board
The plane lost contact with operators approximately six hours ago.

POSTED DECEMBER 10, 2019 12:42 AM
12/9: CBS Evening News
New Zealand volcano eruption leaves several dead; Photo trend has parents hoping their kids will cry with Santa.

POSTED DECEMBER 09, 2019 11:22 PM
Vanna White hosts "Wheel of Fortune" solo for first time
Episodes featuring the letter-turner as host began airing on Monday. In her usual role was Minnie Mouse.

POSTED DECEMBER 09, 2019 10:59 PM
12/9/19: Red and Blue
Dems expected to release impeachment articles; Putin and Zelensky meet face to face.

POSTED DECEMBER 09, 2019 10:28 PM
Putin meets with Ukraine leader Zelensky for the first time
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky met for the first time at a summit in Paris. The leaders are trying to find a way to end five years of fighting in Ukraine. Elizabeth Palmer reports.

POSTED DECEMBER 09, 2019 10:26 PM

News – Insurance Journal

Gold 2019 Best Agency to Work For – South Central: Hotchkiss Insurance
The Hotchkiss Way Excellent client service, emphasis on fundamentals, culture of giving back, focus on employee well-being, sound financial management, and a bright prospect for the future. Those are just a few of the many positives the employees of Texas-based …

POSTED DECEMBER 10, 2019 6:55 AM
Gold 2019 Best Agency to Work For – Midwest: The Bulow Group
The Bulow Group (TBG) in Tinley Park, Illinois, has a motto: “When other agencies are all going in the same direction, we choose to go in a different direction.” To Mike Bulow, who with his brother, Tom Bulow, owns TBG, …

POSTED DECEMBER 10, 2019 6:48 AM
Ohio’s DSW Shoe Warehouse to Pay $40K to Settle Race Discrimination Lawsuit
Columbus, Ohio-based national shoe retailer, DSW Shoe Warehouse Inc., will pay $40,000 and furnish equitable relief throughout the stores in its Midwest Great Lakes Region (including Michigan and Ohio) to resolve a race discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal …

POSTED DECEMBER 10, 2019 6:42 AM
Credit Ratings of Illinois’ National Fire and Casualty Downgraded
AM Best has downgraded the Financial Strength Rating to B++ (Good) from A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating to “bbb+” from “a-” of National Fire and Casualty Co. (NFC), based in Chicago. The outlook of these ratings remains …

POSTED DECEMBER 10, 2019 6:41 AM
Georgia Cemetery Workers Accused of Stealing, Selling Memorials
Two Georgia cemetery employees have been charged with stealing dozens of bronze memorial markers and selling them at a recycling center for about $300,000. The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office responded to complaints that markers were disappearing from Meadowbrook Memory Gardens …

POSTED DECEMBER 10, 2019 6:37 AM
Utility Fined $145K for Submitting Inaccurate Info About Tennessee Nuclear Plant
Federal regulators have fined the nation’s largest public utility $145,000 for submitting incomplete and inaccurate information on a backup system at its Watts Bar Nuclear Plant. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission notified the Tennessee Valley Authority of the proposed fine regarding …

POSTED DECEMBER 10, 2019 6:34 AM
Group Warns Climate Regulations Could Disrupt Investment Strategies
Tighter government climate regulations by 2025 could wipe up to $2.3 trillion off the value of companies in industries ranging from fossil fuel producers to agriculture and car makers, an investor group warned in a report. Rules aimed at lowering …

POSTED DECEMBER 10, 2019 6:00 AM
Why ‘Victorian’ HR Policies That Try to Ban Sex Won’t Work-Viewpoint
Mark Wiseman, who was seen by many as a likely heir to BlackRock Inc. Chief Executive Officer Larry Fink, is now out of a job. The details we have are scant. In a memo, Wiseman explained: “I am leaving BlackRock …

POSTED DECEMBER 10, 2019 6:00 AM
Gold 2019 Best Agency to Work For – West: Snapp & Associates
That phrase “you can’t be all things to all people” has been tossed out the window at Snapp & Associates Insurance Services. Accurate and regular salary reviews. Room for growth. Good leaders who don’t micromanage. A welcoming environment, and positive …

POSTED DECEMBER 10, 2019 6:00 AM
How Test of Waymo’s Robotaxi Service in Arizona Is Going
More than 100,000 trips have been taken in robotaxis operated by Waymo, the self-driving car unit of Alphabet Inc. Now the service is expanding to iPhone users. On the first anniversary of its pilot program in Chandler, Arizona, Waymo said …

POSTED DECEMBER 10, 2019 6:00 AM

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