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Cody Wilson, 3-D Printed Gun Proponent, Arrested in Taiwan on Sex Assault Charge
Mr. Wilson was arrested in Taipei and delivered to the National Immigration Agency. Police in Austin, Tex., had asked the U.S. Marshals Lone Star Fugitive Task Force for help locating him.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 5:34 PM
David Boies Pleads Not Guilty
The superlawyer in such cases as Bush v. Gore and the fight for gay marriage rights makes no apologies for representing Harvey Weinstein and Theranos with zeal.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 3:46 PM
Can Nafta Be Saved? These Two Negotiators Are Trying.
For more than a year, Canada’s foreign minister and the United States trade representative have been locked in intense negotiations to rewrite the trade pact.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 9:00 AM
Hey, Alexa, Why is Amazon Making a Microwave?
Amazon announced more than a dozen devices and tools for its Alexa voice assistant, including a microwave.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2018 10:56 PM
Common Sense: Why Les Moonves Might Still Get $120 Million From CBS
New details about Mr. Moonves’s interactions with an actress’s manager and the unusual role played by an outside lawyer have thrust CBS’s board into an agonizing dilemma.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2018 8:37 PM
New Pressure on Google and YouTube Over Children’s Data
Two members of Congress asked for details of practices concerning the personal data of viewers younger than 13.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2018 10:58 PM
Sloan Kettering’s Cozy Deal With Start-Up Ignites a New Uproar
A for-profit venture with exclusive rights to use the center’s vast archive of tissue slides has generated concerns at the nonprofit cancer center.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2018 10:04 PM
Airlines Are Raising the Cost of Checked Bags
As carriers face higher fuel and labor costs, some are increasing their fee to $30 from $25.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2018 8:07 PM
Wheels: The Auto Industry’s VHS-or-Betamax Moment
After nearly 20 years, the language that cars will speak when they talk to one another is still undecided. Critics say the delay is endangering lives.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 4:24 AM
Sony Extends Colorful Movie Chairman’s Reign, Citing Turnaround
Thomas E. Rothman, who had a bumpy start at Sony, will lead the company’s film divisions into the next decade. He had been rumored to be on his way out.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 12:36 AM

News – Insurance Journal

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
Texas Workers’ Comp Study Finds Improvement in Worker Access to Medical Care
The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation reported in a newly released study that access to medical care for injured workers has improved slightly and that a high rate of doctors who treat workers’ comp patients has remained …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 4:19 PM
Austin Drops Workers’ Comp Lawsuit Against Firefighter with Cancer
The city of Austin, Texas, has dropped a lawsuit challenging the determination by state workers’ compensation officials and an appeals panel that a firefighter diagnosed with cancer is eligible for workers’ comp benefits. According to the Austin Firefighters Association, Lt. …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 4:06 PM
LISI Partners Acquires Western Health Advantage in California
General agency LISI has acquired Western Health Advantage in Sacramento, Calif. WHA is a non-profit HMO that offers benefit plans for employer group health coverage. LISI serves more than 8,000 affiliated brokers who offer medical, dental, vision and specialty coverage …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 2:49 PM

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