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Swiss Re-Backed FWD in Talks for Biggest-Ever Southeast Asian Insurance Deal
FWD Group, backed by billionaire Richard Li, has revived talks about a potential acquisition of the life insurance operations of Thailand’s Siam Commercial Bank Pcl after a two-year hiatus. Siam Commercial reached a preliminary pact with FWD on a potential …

POSTED MARCH 22, 2019 10:33 AM
Northern Australia Braces for 2 Cyclones, Disrupting Mining, Shipping Operations
Commodity giant Glencore on Friday said it had suspended operations at its McArthur River zinc mine in northern Australia as a cyclone approaches. Authorities have declared a state of emergency in the region as Tropical Cyclone Trevor nears, with the …

POSTED MARCH 22, 2019 8:54 AM
Pasquesi to Become Arch’s Next Chairman, Succeeding Iordanou
John Pasquesi will replace Constantine “Dinos” Iordanou as Arch Capital Group Ltd.’s chairman of its board of directors in September when Iordanou completes his term. Iordanou joined Arch in 2002 to create its insurance segment and went on to serve …

POSTED MARCH 22, 2019 8:26 AM
Bank of England to Issue Rules for How Banks, Insurers Should Manage Climate Risk
The Bank of England will soon spell out how it wants banks, insurers and investment companies to manage the financial risks from climate change, Governor Mark Carney said on Thursday. The central bank under Carney has been vocal in highlighting …

POSTED MARCH 22, 2019 8:03 AM
EU Gives UK Prime Minister Two Extra Weeks to Avoid No-Deal Brexit
European Union leaders staved off the threat of the U.K. crashing out of the bloc without a deal next Friday by giving Theresa May an extra two weeks to work out what to do. At a summit in Brussels on …

POSTED MARCH 22, 2019 7:43 AM
Florida CFO: More Than $40M Recovered for Insurance Consumers in 2018
More than $40.5 million was recovered for Florida insurance consumers in 2018, including $17.4 million recovered for Hurricane Michael victims, by the state’s Insurance Consumer Helpline, according to a statement from Florida CFO Jimmy Patronis. Patronis said the Florida Department …

POSTED MARCH 22, 2019 5:43 AM
W. Virginia Electric Company Worker Killed in Accident at Customer Home
Police in West Virginia say an electric company employee has died in an accident at a customer’s home. News outlets report the accident happened Wednesday morning in the Harts community of Lincoln County. State police say an Appalachian Power truck …

POSTED MARCH 22, 2019 5:06 AM
Most of Country at Risk for Major Flooding This Spring
The deluge that devastated so much of the Midwest over the last week could be a preview for one of the worst years for flooding in the U.S., according to federal weather officials. Now flooding is occurring at St. Joseph, …

POSTED MARCH 22, 2019 5:00 AM
Analysis: Jury Upends Bayer’s Roundup Defense Strategy
Bayer AG had hoped a new trial strategy focusing jurors on scientific evidence could stem a burgeoning tide of U.S. lawsuits over its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup, but a second jury finding on Tuesday that the product caused cancer has …

POSTED MARCH 22, 2019 5:00 AM
Only Few Who Need Them Get Medicines for Opioid Addiction, Says Medical Group
Medicines proven to treat opioid addiction remain vastly underused in the U.S., the nation’s top medical advisers said Wednesday. Only a fraction of the estimated 2 million people addicted to opioids are getting the medications, according to a report by …

POSTED MARCH 22, 2019 5:00 AM

FOX News

'The Voice' contestant Janice Freeman's cause of death revealed
“The Voice” star Janice Freeman‘s cause of death has been confirmed.

POSTED MARCH 22, 2019 12:12 PM
A bad steak made Danica Patrick sick and think French people weren't nice, but she's over it
A recent trip changed her mind

POSTED MARCH 22, 2019 12:00 PM
Nikki Bella says it's 'going to kill' her to see ex John Cena with another woman
It's been several months since Nikki Bella called off her wedding with John Cena, but the WWE star admits that she's only just begun her "true grieving and healing process."

POSTED MARCH 22, 2019 12:00 PM
Carrie Underwood’s husband Mike Fisher becomes an American citizen
Carrie Underwood and her husband, Canadian-born hockey player Mike Fisher, have a lot to celebrate this week. 

POSTED MARCH 22, 2019 11:52 AM
Sex offender driving instructor held on suspicion of molesting 17-year-old student, authorities say
A California driving instructor whom authorities said was a registered sex offender was arrested last week for sexually assaulting a 17-year-old driving student during multiple lessons, authorities said Thursday.

POSTED MARCH 22, 2019 11:46 AM
Judge extends detention of Utrecht tram shooting suspect
An investigating judge has extended by two weeks the detention of a man suspected of killing three passengers on a tram in the central Dutch city of Utrecht and seriously wounding three more.

POSTED MARCH 22, 2019 11:39 AM
Trump on FBN: President reveals his 'dream' 2020 rival, says Dems becoming 'radicalized'
President Trump, in an extensive interview with Fox Business Network's Maria Bartiromo, accused Democrats embracing ideas like court-packing and the Green New Deal of becoming "radicalized" -- while voicing confidence as he sized up the ever-expanding field of potential 2020 opponents. 

POSTED MARCH 22, 2019 11:33 AM
Trump has more women as top advisers than Obama, Bush, or Clinton
President Trump, often criticized for his stance toward women, employs more women as senior advisers than former presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, and Bill Clinton did at the similar points in their presidencies.

POSTED MARCH 22, 2019 11:29 AM
Mark Levin: 'Sick' Democratic Party is the 'greatest threat to our constitution and economic system'
The Democrats’ dramatic, leftward turn is proof of how “sick” the party has become and why it is “the greatest threat to the constitution,” according to Fox News Channel’s Mark Levin.

POSTED MARCH 22, 2019 11:24 AM
Georgia high school tells transgender student who identifies as male to run for prom queen: report
A transgender student said his high school in Georgia is forcing him to run for prom queen, even though he identifies as a male and was nominated for prom king, reports said on Thursday.

POSTED MARCH 22, 2019 11:14 AM

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