Missouri Insurance Director Huff Honored for Distinguished Service

Missouri Department of Insurance Director John M. Huff has received the Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. He was recognized for his tenure on the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC). John M. … Continue reading


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Insurer Seeks Pass on Liability in Missing Nebraska Student Lawsuit

Nebraska’s insurance company is asking a judge to declare that it has no duty to pay any award made against the Nebraska State Colleges Board of Trustees in a lawsuit over the 2010 disappearance of a Peru State College student … Continue reading


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Democratic Lawmaker in Illinois Planning New Ridesharing Bill

A Democratic state lawmaker says he wants to pursue new legislation calling for regulations of the emerging ridesharing industry. Rep. Mike Zalewski of Riverside had originally planned to call for an override of Gov. Pat Quinn’s veto on bills imposing … Continue reading


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Old Republic National Title Moving Domicile to Florida from Minnesota

One of the largest title insurance underwriters in America has decided to make Florida its new company home. Old Republic National Title Insurance Co., currently based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, already writes more title insurance policies in Florida than any other … Continue reading


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Labour suggests London buildings sale

23 November 2014 Last updated at 04:07 Labour says a sale of the buildings could attract worldwide interest The QEII Conference Centre and the Civil Service Club are among four central London buildings that could be sold off by a … Continue reading


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Hamilton eyes ‘biggest day of life’

Lewis Hamilton says his Formula 1 title showdown with Nico Rosberg in Abu Dhabi will be “the biggest day of my life”, while his Mercedes team-mate insists all the pressure is on the Briton. Rosberg beat Hamilton to pole position … Continue reading


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May ‘bruised’ over EU arrest warrant

23 November 2014 Last updated at 01:46 Theresa May said she had not intentionally deceived MPs over the vote The Home Secretary Theresa May has said she was left “battered and bruised” after recently denying MPs a vote on the … Continue reading


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Mental health nursing cuts warning

23 November 2014 Last updated at 00:08 Mental health nurses are trained to treat and care for people with a wide range of mental health problems Staff cuts and bed shortages are leaving mental health services “under unprecedented strain”, says … Continue reading


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Draghi throws ECB door open to money printing as global prospects dim

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – European Central Bank President Mario Draghi threw the door wide open on Friday for more drastic measures to prevent the euro zone from sliding into deflation, promising to use whatever means necessary as China also acted to … Continue reading


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Aviva in $8.8 billion deal to buy Friends Life after pensions shake-up

LONDON (Reuters) – British insurer Aviva (AV.L) said on Friday it had agreed terms on a possible deal to buy rival Friends Life (FLG.L) for 5.6 billion pounds ($8.8 billion) as British pension reforms put pressure on insurance companies to … Continue reading


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Apple $450 million e-book settlement gets final court approval

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Friday gave final approval to Apple Inc’s (AAPL.O) agreement to pay $450 million to resolve claims it harmed consumers by conspiring with five publishers to raise e-book prices. During a hearing in … Continue reading


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Wall St. ends at records on central bank action

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks closed higher on Friday, with major indexes notching a fifth straight weekly advance after China’s central bank cut its benchmark interest rate and its euro zone peer announced asset purchases in efforts to boost … Continue reading


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