|NFL player-turned-pastor Miles McPherson on his journey to finding God: We must 'honor what we have in common'
In the early hours of the morning nearly four decades ago, Miles McPherson's life changed forever.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 24, 2018 9:00 AM
|Blake Shelton: From small-town Oklahoma boy to country superstar
Blake Shelton was not always the suave country crooner he is today.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 24, 2018 5:00 AM
|49ers lose Garoppolo to possible ACL injury
The San Francisco 49ers endured a heavy loss Sunday after star quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo was badly injured, forcing his exit from a game that ended in a 38-27 loss against the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium, The San Francisco Chronicle reported.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 24, 2018 4:00 AM
|Grassley promises evaluation of new claims against Kavanaugh, hits Dems for withholding info
Sen. Chuck Grassley, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, late Sunday slammed Senate Democrats for withholding information from the committee regarding sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 24, 2018 4:00 AM
|Vietnam to hold state funeral for President Tran Dai Quang
Vietnam will hold a state funeral and national mourning this week for President Tran Dai Quang, who died last week of a viral illness at age 61.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 24, 2018 2:55 AM
|Kavanaugh denies 2nd accuser's sexual misconduct allegation as Avenatti claims 'evidence' of 'targeting' women for gang rape
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh faced a storm of new sexual misconduct allegations Sunday after attorney Michael Avenatti said he had knowledge that Kavanaugh and high school friend Mark Judge targeted women with drugs and alcohol in order to "allow a 'train' of men to subsequently gang rape them."
POSTED SEPTEMBER 24, 2018 2:30 AM
|Feinstein, other Dems largely silent on abuse claims against Keith Ellison
As top Democrats speak out on sexual misconduct claims against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, they've been largely silent on physical and verbal harassment claims against one of their own: Rep. Keith Ellison, a top Democratic National Committee (DNC) official.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 24, 2018 2:15 AM
|Mary Kay Letourneau, teacher who had affair with 12-year-old student, said she 'didn't know' it was illegal
Mary Kay Letourneau, the Seattle elementary school teacher who was convicted of raping her sixth-grade student before she ultimately married him and had two daughters, said in a new interview she didn't know the love affair was a crime.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 24, 2018 12:45 AM
|Britt McHenry: Why Tiger Woods' win is so much more than just a victory on the golf course
On Sunday Tiger Woods proved that hard work, determination and resiliency can defy age, scandal, and multiple injuries.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 24, 2018 12:01 AM
|Man confesses to 2014 fatal stabbing of jogger in Connecticut, report says
A man reportedly walked into a Connecticut police department Thursday and confessed to stabbing a mother of two and respected businesswoman to death while she was jogging in 2014 — a case that has stumped investigators until now.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 23, 2018 11:45 PM
News – Insurance Journal
|California Passes Handful Bills Aimed at Protecting Wildfire Survivors
Five bills that their proponents say will protect wildfire survivors were signed by California Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday. The bills are aimed at addressing critical issues facing wildfire survivors including underinsurance, rebuilding, and recovery, those who authored them say. …
POSTED SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 10:07 PM
|Court Upholds California Commissioner’s Regulatory Actions Against PacifiCare
A three-justice panel of the California Court of Appeal, 4th Appellate District, gas upheld Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones’ Fair Claims Settlement Practices Regulations, which prescribe how insurance companies must process insurance claims. The regulations are also the foundation in determining …
POSTED SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 9:55 PM
|California Governor Signs Bill Giving Wildfire Victims Options for Rebuilding
Homeowners who lose their houses to wildfire will be able to use their insurance to rebuild somewhere else under an urgency bill signed by California Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday. Assembly Bill 1800, authored by by Assemblyman Marc Levine, D-San …
POSTED SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 8:40 PM
|Starr Insurance Cos. Launch Monoline GL Construction Wrap-Up Coverage
Starr Insurance Companies has introduced Starr CIP Enterprise, a monoline general liability construction wrap-up insurance policy. The new product is designed for property owners and contractors who need tailored primary and excess general liability coverage for single large construction projects. …
POSTED SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 4:57 PM
|Manhattan, Kansas, Labor Day Flood Caused $17.2M in Damage
Manhattan City Manager Ron Fehr says a flood over the Labor Day holiday weekend caused $17.2 million in structural damages in the city. Fehr told the Manhattan City Commission on Sept. 18 that four commercial and eight residential properties suffered …
POSTED SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 4:42 PM
|North Carolina Power Plant Inundated by Flood Waters
Duke Energy activated a high-level emergency alert at a retired coal-fired power plant in North Carolina as floodwaters from the nearby Cape Fear River overtopped an earthen dike at the facility and inundated a large lake. Duke spokeswoman Paige Sheehan …
POSTED SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 4:39 PM
|The Longest Week: Carolinas Worn Out by Florence
Hurricane Florence is still wearing out the Carolinas, where residents have endured an agonizing week of violent winds, torrential rain, widespread flooding, power outages and death. Frustration and sheer exhaustion are building as thousands of people wait to go home …
POSTED SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 4:30 PM
|Lockton’s Lumelleau Joins EPIC Insurance Brokers in Houston
EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants has added Matt Lumelleau as a principal in the firm’s property/casualty practice. Based in Houston, Lumelleau will be responsible for new business development, the design, placement and management of property/casualty insurance programs; and providing risk …
POSTED SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 4:30 PM
|Following July Tornado, 60 Iowa Buildings Deemed Unsafe
Officials in central Iowa have designated about 60 structures as unsafe following a July tornado that damaged about 2,000 buildings. The Times-Republican reports that the properties in Marshalltown now have small red posters that say “Dangerous building — do not …
POSTED SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 4:23 PM
|5 Years and $100M Later, Huge North Dakota Oil Spill Finally Cleaned Up
Five years and almost $100 million later, cleanup is complete on a massive oil pipeline leak in North Dakota that has been called one of the biggest onshore spills in U.S. history, industry and state officials said. The spill by …
POSTED SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 4:21 PM