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Added: September 18, 2019, 10:59 am
Imelda has lost some of its wind power, but continues to pour rain down on the U.S. Gulf Coast, with 12 to 15 inches already recorded and flood-prone Houston in its path. Imelda is now a tropical depression, with winds …
Added: September 18, 2019, 12:00 am
London-Based Davies Buys US Claims Shop Davies Group, an international consulting firm based in London, has acquired Frontier Adjusters, a multi-line independent claims adjusting shop headquartered in Independence, Ohio. The purchase marks Davies’ first claims deal in the United States. …
Added: September 18, 2019, 12:00 am
PG&E Corp. sought to assure a judge it’s making progress on fire prevention, saying it’s exceeding regulatory requirements to clear vegetation from power lines. Kevin Orsini, a lawyer for the utility, on Tuesday acknowledged criticism from a court-appointed compliance monitor, …
Added: September 18, 2019, 12:00 am
The bankruptcy of Purdue Pharma LP lays bare a distinction that the internet is making it more and more difficult to maintain: that between a company and the people who own or founded it. The Sackler family owns Purdue Pharma, …
Added: September 17, 2019, 12:45 pm
FARMINGTON, Maine — A powerful propane explosion leveled a recently opened nonprofit center after crews arrived to investigate the smell of gas Monday morning, killing one firefighter and injuring six other people, including fellow firefighters, officials said. The building had …
Added: September 17, 2019, 12:31 pm
Oil pared an earlier decline on contradicting reports about when Saudi Arabia will restore production lost in unprecedented attacks. A Financial Times report citing unidentified Saudi sources contradicted an earlier article from Reuters that the kingdom is close to restoring …
Added: September 17, 2019, 12:22 pm
Companies are working to balance their desire for new innovations with their need for strong cyber-defenses, a new report from CompTIA, a technology industry trade association, finds. CompTIA’s “Cybersecurity for Digital Operations,” based on a survey of 500 U.S. businesses, …
Added: September 17, 2019, 12:04 pm
HIGH ROCK, Bahamas — One woman and her husband huddled on top of a bedroom dresser for two days, surrounded by floodwaters. Another man sat in his wheelchair for nearly 48 hours in water up to his chest, alone in …
Added: September 17, 2019, 11:07 am
New Federal Aviation Administration chief Stephen Dickson plans to fly to Seattle this week to fly “newly configured” Boeing 737 MAX software in a simulator and will visit with Boeing officials, the agency said Monday. Boeing plans to revise the …
Added: September 17, 2019, 10:58 am
If Purdue Pharma LP wants its bankruptcy plan to work, it’ll have to find a way to halt the kind of government lawsuits that normally can’t be stopped by a Chapter 11 case. Purdue said the point of its court …

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