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A Florida woman who woke up to a stranger sexually assaulting her 36 years ago may finally get justice
A Florida woman who woke up to a stranger sexually assaulting her 36 years ago may finally get justice after DNA helped crack the brutal rape case.

POSTED AUGUST 18, 2019 10:07 AM
Why your DNA may be solving cold cases
Initially used to locate birth parents, genetic genealogy is now being used to nab criminals. The technique has already led to five arrests in 2018.

POSTED JUNE 09, 2019 11:13 AM
A father is charged after 12-year-old girl hits a man and a dog with an SUV, killing them
A 12-year-old girl hit a man and his dog with an SUV in Houston, killing them instantly, police said. Her father has been arrested and charged with criminal negligent homicide and endangering a child.

POSTED AUGUST 18, 2019 5:50 AM
A black teen ran out with a $2 beer. Then a Tennessee store clerk followed him and shot him dead
A jury found a grocery clerk guilty of killing a 17-year-old boy who ran out of the store with a beer he didn't pay for in Memphis, authorities sad.

POSTED AUGUST 18, 2019 12:45 PM
Police video shows fatal shooting of black teen
Colorado Springs police have released video of two officers shooting dead 19-year-old De'von Bailey as he ran away. He was later found to be carrying a gun.

POSTED AUGUST 16, 2019 7:57 PM
A social media feud led to the killing of a 9-year-old, police say
A social media rivalry between two Dallas rappers escalated into a shooting that left a 9-year-old girl dead days before school started, police said.

POSTED AUGUST 17, 2019 11:53 AM
One Republican's quest to stave off joining the 'Texodus'
• Analysis: Why Texas could go blue in 2020 • Texas' biggest metro areas may tip America's balance of power in the years ahead

POSTED AUGUST 18, 2019 10:00 AM
'Mommy can't do this for much longer': Waiting for a liver transplant, she prepares her family for the worst
• Mother pleads with insurer to save her life

POSTED AUGUST 18, 2019 12:33 AM
Workers had 3 choices: Attend Trump speech, use paid time off or receive no pay
• Analysis: The 28 most egregious lines from Donald Trump's Pennsylvania speech • Opinion: Trump's re-election nightmare

POSTED AUGUST 17, 2019 7:40 PM
Opinion: Three wild ideas for America
Should the US buy Greenland? Is it time to rewrite the poem on the Statue of Liberty? Rename the New York City street in front of Trump Tower after Barack Obama, just for kicks?

POSTED AUGUST 18, 2019 12:43 PM

News – Insurance Journal

In Texas, Higginbotham and Exploration Insurance Group Merge
Fort Worth, Texas-based Higginbotham and Exploration Insurance Group (EIG) have merged their operations in Tyler, Texas. EIG opened in 2013 in Tyler to meet the east Texas region’s growing need for industry specific insurance. The independent seven-person agency brokers commercial …

POSTED AUGUST 16, 2019 4:41 PM
California’s $27.6M Fine Against Mercury Insurance Remains After Court Action
California regulators say a ruling by the state’s highest court means a $27.6 million fine imposed against Mercury Insurance Co. for improperly tacking fees onto auto insurance policies will stand. The California Department of Insurance reported on Aug. 15 that …

POSTED AUGUST 16, 2019 4:07 PM
AXA XL Adds Zurich’s Arezes as Senior Underwriter for Large Property in Canada
AXA XL has added Jennifer Arezes to its property insurance team in Canada. Arezes is based in Toronto and will work alongside Ian Rutherford, head of Property, Canada and Urs Uhlmann, CEO and country manager AXA XL, Canada to grow …

POSTED AUGUST 16, 2019 4:03 PM
Greek Firefighters Battle Multi-Day Blaze in Nature Reserve
Greek authorities sent reinforcements Thursday to firefighters battling a major forest fire in a nature reserve on the island of Evia as water-dropping aircraft tried to extinguish the flames in a hard-to-reach canyon. On the third day of the fire, …

POSTED AUGUST 16, 2019 3:44 PM
Travelers Names Cohn to New Chief Sustainability Officer Post
The Travelers Cos. has created a new position of chief sustainability officer and named Yafit Cohn to fill the post. Cohn will lead Travelers’ environmental, social and governance (ESG) efforts across the organization and will serve as a member of …

POSTED AUGUST 16, 2019 3:27 PM
Over 400 Sex Abuse Suits Filed in New York as Litigation Window Opens
The Roman Catholic Church, the Boy Scouts, schools and hospitals, the late financier Jeffrey Epstein are some of the targets named in a flurry of sex abuse lawsuits filed Wednesday in New York as the state began accepting cases once …

POSTED AUGUST 16, 2019 2:46 PM
Nepal Government Panel Wants Mount Everest Hikers to Have Experience, Insurance
A Nepal government committee formed after a bad mountaineering season on Mount Everest has recommended requiring climbers to have scaled tall peaks, undergone proper training, and possess certificates of good health and insurance that would cover rescue costs if required. …

POSTED AUGUST 16, 2019 1:43 PM
Women Accuse Opera Star Domingo of Sexual Harassment Over Decades
For decades, Placido Domingo, one of the most celebrated and powerful men in opera, has tried to pressure women into sexual relationships by dangling jobs and then sometimes punishing the women professionally when they refused his advances, numerous accusers told …

POSTED AUGUST 16, 2019 1:33 PM
Native American Tribe Says Showtime’s ‘Billions’ TV Show Defamed Reputation
In the hit Showtime series “Billions,” it seems, everybody’s somebody. Ruthless hedge fund titan Bobby Axelrod evokes Steven A. Cohen, the billionaire founder of SAC Capital Advisors. U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades is a Preet Bharara type. And then there’s the …

POSTED AUGUST 16, 2019 1:30 PM
Hundreds of North Carolina Transportation Workers to be Laid Off
North Carolina’s Transportation Department says it’ll lay off hundreds of workers to help cover the ballooning cost of storm damage repairs and legal expenses. News outlets report that layoffs will include contractual and temporary laborers such as those who patch …

POSTED AUGUST 16, 2019 1:27 PM

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