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|A withdrawal of ground forces would fulfill a major goal of Syria, Iran and Russia and risks diminishing US influence in the region
Planning is underway for a "full" and "rapid" withdrawal of US troops from Syria, a US defense official told CNN Wednesday.
POSTED DECEMBER 19, 2018 3:23 PM
|Trump signed letter of intent for Trump Tower Moscow project despite denials
A newly obtained document shows President Donald Trump signed a letter of intent to move forward with negotiations to build a Trump Tower in Russia, despite his attorney Rudy Giuliani claiming on Sunday the document was never signed.
POSTED DECEMBER 19, 2018 4:15 AM
|US preparing for 'full' withdrawal from Syria
Planning is underway for a "full" and "rapid" withdrawal of US troops from Syria, a US defense official has told CNN.
POSTED DECEMBER 19, 2018 2:26 PM
|How Kushner and a Kardashian drove criminal justice reform
On the afternoon of September 5, President Donald Trump sat in the Oval Office debating whether to throw his support behind the most extensive overhaul of prison and sentencing laws in years.
POSTED DECEMBER 19, 2018 1:16 PM
|Van Jones praises Trump: This is history
CNN host Van Jones praises Jared Kushner, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), and President Trump for getting a bipartisan criminal justice reform bill to a vote in the US Senate.
POSTED DECEMBER 19, 2018 1:09 AM
|GOP drafts short-term deal to stop shutdown
Senate Republicans are drafting a stopgap spending bill to extend the funding deadline for approximately 25% of the federal government until February 8, according to three sources.
POSTED DECEMBER 19, 2018 1:04 PM
|Latest revelations deal a blow to Trump
Almost daily, reality deals another blow to the alternative narrative that President Donald Trump has constructed around his scandal-plagued presidency, campaign and business legacy.
POSTED DECEMBER 19, 2018 4:06 PM
|McConnell introduces short-term spending bill to avert government shutdown
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday introduced a short-term spending bill to fund the government through February 8, 2019 in an effort to avert a partial government shutdown this week.
POSTED DECEMBER 19, 2018 4:24 PM
|Analysis: Trump's border wall may have just crumbled forever
Eight days ago, President Donald Trump had this to say about the possibility of a government shutdown if Congress didn't give him $5 billion to begin construction on his border wall:
POSTED DECEMBER 19, 2018 3:47 PM
|What Michelle Obama was thinking on 2017 inauguration day: 'Bye, Felicia'
Former first lady Michelle Obama said that as she bid farewell to the White House after President Donald Trump's inauguration in 2017, one thought was clear: "Bye, Felicia!"
POSTED DECEMBER 19, 2018 2:23 PM
News – Insurance Journal
|Grocer Bringing Unmanned Delivery to Arizona Customers
Nuro and grocery chain Kroger are teaming up to bring unmanned delivery service to customers. The companies said this week that Nuro’s unmanned vehicle, the R1, will be added to a fleet of autonomous Prius vehicles that have run self-driving …
POSTED DECEMBER 19, 2018 3:44 PM
|Oregon Legislators Revisit Worker Protections for off Duty Pot Use
Oregon lawmakers will consider making it illegal for businesses to fire employees who flunk drug tests for using marijuana off the clock, reviving a workers’ rights campaign that failed in the statehouse last year. The Statesman Journal reports that a …
POSTED DECEMBER 19, 2018 3:41 PM
|Japan’s Post Holdings Buys 7% of Insurer Aflac
Japan Post Holdings Co. Ltd. on Wednesday said it will buy 7 percent of U.S. insurer Aflac Inc. for about $2.4 billion, as the postal and financial conglomerate seeks new profit-drivers to counter weak growth prospects. Japan Post, majority-owned by …
POSTED DECEMBER 19, 2018 2:26 PM
|Alliant Hires Callahan as Senior Vice President in New York
Alliant has hired William Callahan as senior vice president. In this role, the New York-based insurance veteran will provide a range of insurance and risk management services to a portfolio of clients. Callahan has 30 years of insurance experience in …
POSTED DECEMBER 19, 2018 2:09 PM
|Pennsylvania Says Uber Can Resume Self-Driving Car Testing on Public Roads
Uber Technologies Inc received approval from Pennsylvania to resume self-driving car testing on public roads this week, state records show, nine months after it suspended the program following a deadly accident in Arizona. A company spokeswoman said on Tuesday Uber …
POSTED DECEMBER 19, 2018 2:04 PM
|The Hilb Group Acquires Massachusetts’ Bruce Crohn
The Hilb Group LLC (THG) has acquired Bruce Crohn LLC. The transaction became effective December 1, 2018. Founded in 2009, Crohn is a full-service employee benefits consultant and insurance brokerage firm located in Cambridge, Mass. It assists in managing the …
POSTED DECEMBER 19, 2018 1:55 PM
|Ryan Specialty Group Acquires New York’s Superior Payment Plan
Ryan Specialty Group LLC (RSG) has acquired the assets and operations of Superior Payment Plan LLC, a premium finance company based in Depew, N.Y. Terms of the agreement were not shared. Following the transaction, Superior’s operations will become part of …
POSTED DECEMBER 19, 2018 1:52 PM
|Marsh Makes Post-JLT Merger Leadership Appointments
Global insurance broker Marsh announced the appointments of key leaders for its regional, specialty and placement teams worldwide that will be effective upon closing of the pending acquisition by Marsh’s parent company, Marsh & McLennan Cos., of JLT. The acquisition …
POSTED DECEMBER 19, 2018 1:49 PM
|EPIC Holdings to Acquire Integro
EPIC Holdings Inc., parent company of EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants based in San Francisco, has agreed to acquire Integro Holdings Inc., which houses the U.S. operations of New York-based Integro Group Holdings. The acquisition will add 400 team members …
POSTED DECEMBER 19, 2018 1:27 PM
|Australia Court Narrows Class-Action Suits Against BHP over Brazil Mine Disaster
The Federal Court of Australia on Tuesday ordered that the number of class-action lawsuits against BHP Group over a Brazilian mine collapse be narrowed to one from three. BHP is facing legal challenges over the 2015 collapse of the Fundao …
POSTED DECEMBER 19, 2018 11:35 AM