FedEx Sued in Fiery Northern California Bus Crash

The mother of a 17-year-old honors student who was among 10 people killed in a fiery Northern California bus crash sued FedEx on Tuesday, alleging that its trucks have a history of catching fire. The negligence suit that seeks $100 … Continue reading


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Arizona Senate Takes Side of Uber, Lyft Ridesharing Services

Calling Uber a cutting-edge concept, the Arizona Senate approved a bill that exempts it and other rideshare companies from the same regulations that traditional taxi and limo companies have. The amended bill exempts rideshare companies from the commercial insurance requirement … Continue reading


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Archdiocese in Oregon Faces New Sex Abuse Lawsuit

Another lawsuit has been filed against the Catholic Archdiocese of Portland by a man who says he was one of dozens of boys sexually abused by a priest in the 1960s and 1970s. In the lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal … Continue reading


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ACE Enhances Life Sciences Coverage Offerings

The ACE Medical Risk Group has enhanced its life sciences capabilities to include a commercial package offering comprised of general liability, inland marine, crime, umbrella liability and business automobile coverages to help address the needs of life sciences companies. The … Continue reading


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Kirkland, Ropes on Hand for TPG’s Chobani Infusion

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Firms Feast on Yet Another Health Care Deal

Companies, agencies mentioned: Bloomberg LP | Centerpulse AG | Weil Gotshal Manges | Wall Street Journal | Allergan, Inc. | GlaxoSmithKline plc | Valeant Pharmaceuticals International | Novartis International AG | TPG Capital LP | Dewey Ballantine | Eli Lilly … Continue reading


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Mortgage Rates Hold Steady Despite Stronger Data

Mortgage rates held were mostly sideways today.  In cases where rate sheets differed from yesterday, the tendency was toward just slightly higher rates.  The move was small enough that this would only affect the up-front cost component of most quotes, … Continue reading


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Firefighters to stage fresh strikes

24 April 2014 Last updated at 16:24 Firefighters have held a number of strikes over the reforms Firefighters in England and Wales are to stage strikes on 2, 3 and 4 May over a long-running pensions row, the Fire Brigades … Continue reading


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Barclays wins pay package vote

24 April 2014 Last updated at 17:24 Barclays is cutting jobs and last year saw profits fall 30% Barclays shareholders have voted to approve the bank’s remuneration package, which includes higher bonuses despite a 30% fall in profits. Some 34% … Continue reading


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FBI probe teacher abused boys in UK

24 April 2014 Last updated at 20:25 William Vahey pictured in 2013 (left) and 2004 A convicted paedophile abused children at a private school in London where he taught, its chair of governors said. William Vahey, 64, taught students at … Continue reading


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Mother charged with three murders

24 April 2014 Last updated at 19:12 Gary Clarence was in South Africa when he was informed of the children’s deaths A mother has been charged with murdering three of her children who were found dead at their south-west London … Continue reading


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Why you may soon be paying more for your Internet

You may have heard a lot about net neutrality over the past several months. Thanks to some new developments out of Washington, D.C. it’s making headlines again. While the topic is nuanced, many may still be wondering what exactly net … Continue reading


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