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California Workers’ Comp Rating Bureau Exploring Blockchain, Behavioral Science
One wouldn’t normally associate blockchain with workers’ compensation, two completely different industries that seem worlds apart. But as it turns out, the technology is of value to at least one very important entity in the space. The Workers’ Compensation Insurance …

POSTED JUNE 22, 2018 6:18 PM
Colorado Hailstorm Carries $169M Insurance Price Tag
Thousands of Fountain and Colorado Springs, Colo. area residents have spent the past week cleaning up and meeting with insurance adjusters after an unusual early morning June 13 storm pounded vehicles and roofs golf and baseball-sized hail. The storm caused …

POSTED JUNE 22, 2018 6:10 PM
Alaska Marijuana Regulators to Discuss Onsite Use
Alaska regulators are set to discuss proposed rules for allowing onsite consumption of marijuana at certain shops in August. Regulators have gone back and forth on onsite use, adopting rules in late 2015 to allow people to use marijuana at …

POSTED JUNE 22, 2018 3:22 PM
How Insurance Plans Contribute to Opioid Epidemic: Johns Hopkins Study
Health care insurers including Medicare, Medicaid and major private insurers have not done enough to combat the opioid epidemic, suggests a study led by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The Bloomberg School researchers examined major insurers’ …

POSTED JUNE 22, 2018 3:10 PM
Motorcyclist Hit by Police SUV in California to Get $12M
Officials in Oakland, Calif. have agreed to pay $12 million to a motorcyclist who lost a leg and was badly hurt when struck by a police vehicle that allegedly ran a red light. The East Bay Times reported that the …

POSTED JUNE 22, 2018 3:09 PM
Phillies Fan Injured by Flying Hot Dog Launched by Phanatic
It was a flying frankfurter and not a foul ball that left a baseball fan with a black eye in Philadelphia. Kathy McVay says she was at Monday night’s Phillies game when the team’s mascot, the Phillie Phanatic, rolled out …

POSTED JUNE 22, 2018 3:04 PM
Tropical Weather System Drenches South Texas, Flooding Reported
The entire Texas coastline has been drenched this week with heavy rains resulting in flooding in many areas with several cities reporting rainfall totals in excess of 12 inches. The Insurance Council of Texas is issuing a reminder that record …

POSTED JUNE 22, 2018 3:02 PM
Police Say Uber Driver Was Streaming Hulu Before Self-Driving Car Crash in Arizona
Police in Tempe, Arizona said evidence showed the “safety” driver behind the wheel of a self-driving Uber was distracted and streaming a television show on her phone right up until about the time of a fatal accident in March, deeming …

POSTED JUNE 22, 2018 2:53 PM
Most Global Organizations Fail to Learn from Cyber Mistakes: WTW Survey
A majority of executives around the world feel their organizations can do better when it comes to learning from their past cyber mistakes, according to the results of a global survey conducted by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) and Willis …

POSTED JUNE 22, 2018 2:29 PM
Federal Judge Rules Against Consumer Financial Bureau Structure
A federal judge in New York ruled on Thursday that the structure of the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is unconstitutional, forbidding the agency from suing a company that advances money to people awaiting settlement payouts. The decision by U.S. …

POSTED JUNE 22, 2018 1:42 PM

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Trump Leaves GOP Leaders Out To Dry On Immigration

Trump Leaves GOP Leaders Out To Dry On ImmigrationWASHINGTON ― Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and other Republican leaders thought




POSTED JUNE 22, 2018 2:53 PM

Antwon Rose Protests Continue In Pittsburgh For Third Straight Night

Antwon Rose Protests Continue In Pittsburgh For Third Straight NightFor the third day in a row, hundreds of protesters continue to call for




POSTED JUNE 22, 2018 8:54 PM

'At capacity': Asylum seekers face standoff at border between Ciudad Juarez and El Paso

'At capacity': Asylum seekers face standoff at border between Ciudad Juarez and El PasoIn the past month, Customs and Border Protection agents have been stopping migrants at the beginning of the bridge in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, rather than at the alternate end in El Paso, Texas. This change has sparked a new debate.




POSTED JUNE 22, 2018 10:38 AM

How Russia grapples with monuments from Soviet past

How Russia grapples with monuments from Soviet pastAs Americans debate the proper placement of Confederate statues, Russians have found a unique solution to a similar issue.




POSTED JUNE 23, 2018 11:55 AM

Five Charity Workers Were Kidnapped and Gang-Raped in East India

Five Charity Workers Were Kidnapped and Gang-Raped in East IndiaFive women were kidnapped and gang-raped at gunpoint while doing charity work in a remote part of India.




POSTED JUNE 22, 2018 9:56 AM

Antwon Rose Jr., Who Was Shot Dead By Police, Didn't Want To Be Another Statistic

Antwon Rose Jr., Who Was Shot Dead By Police, Didn't Want To Be Another Statistic"I see mothers bury their sons / I want my mother to never feel that pain,"




POSTED JUNE 22, 2018 12:08 PM

This Is What a 200-MPH Volkswagen Jetta Looks Like

This Is What a 200-MPH Volkswagen Jetta Looks Like




POSTED JUNE 22, 2018 9:59 AM

Portion of Kentucky bourbon warehouse collapses

Portion of Kentucky bourbon warehouse collapsesLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Thousands of bourbon barrels were piled in a massive heap Friday after a large section of a whiskey storage warehouse collapsed at a distillery in the heart of Kentucky bourbon country.




POSTED JUNE 22, 2018 3:28 PM

XXXTentacion murder: Police reveal how killers tracked rapper in final moments before fatal shooting

XXXTentacion murder: Police reveal how killers tracked rapper in final moments before fatal shootingThe killers of rapper XXXTentacion tracked his movements before shooting him dead in a robbery, police have revealed. CCTV footage studied by detectives showed two men, one in orange sandals, following XXXTentacion into a motorbike dealership, where they bought a red mask, according to court documents. A 22-year-old suspect has been arrested and charged with murdering the rapper, real name Jahseh Onfroy, after he was ambushed and fatally shot in his BMW electric car in Florida.




POSTED JUNE 23, 2018 11:17 AM

President Trump's empathy-free week

President Trump's empathy-free weekThis week in Trump’s America, the White House struggled to answer a simple question: Don't you have any empathy?




POSTED JUNE 22, 2018 5:19 PM

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