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$8.6B Worth of Homes at High or Extreme Risk from California Fires
A report out on Friday shows 23,044 homes with a total reconstruction cost value of $8.6 billion are at high or extreme risk of wildfire damage within the perimeters of the Camp Fire in Northern California and the Woolsey Fire …

POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 10:22 PM
Delle Joins Missouri’s Town and Country Insurance Agency
Troy, Missouri-based Town and Country Insurance Agency has hired Angie Delle as a Medicare specialist and producer. Delle will handle everything from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) compliance and field underwriting to customer service and personal insurance reviews. …

POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 5:55 PM
Early Snowstorm Shuts Down Schools, Businesses in Eastern Missouri
Snow arrived early in eastern Missouri this year, forcing hundreds of schools and many businesses to close on Nov. 15 and causing numerous traffic accidents. The snowstorm moved into the region Wednesday night and had dumped 4-6 inches (10-15 centimeters) …

POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 5:48 PM
Leicht Elected President of Texas Surplus Lines Association
At its recent annual meeting, the Texas Surplus Lines Association Inc. elected Matt Leicht, owner/underwriter at the Houston-based wholesale insurance firm, Craig & Leicht, as the group’s president. Jennifer Mier, executive vice president with AmWINS Group in Dallas, was named …

POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 5:39 PM
UK Prime Minister Defiantly Battles to Save Brexit Divorce Deal – and Her Job
British Prime Minister Theresa May won the backing of the most prominent Brexiteer in her government on Friday as she fought to save a draft European Union divorce deal that has stirred up a plot to force her out of …

POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 5:37 PM
Michigan Man Sentenced to Prison for Staged Auto Crash Fraud Scheme
A Michigan man who pled guilty to participating in a multi-state staged auto accident/insurance fraud scheme has been sentenced to prison, according to the United States Attorney’s Office. Marvin David Ramirez, 45, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, was sentenced to 37 …

POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 5:28 PM
Nearly 3.5 Tons of Chicken Salad Recalled by Houston Company
A Houston company has recalled nearly 3.5 tons (2.72 metric tons) of ready-to-eat chicken salad that regulators say may be contaminated with listeria. The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Nov. 14 announced the recall by Ron’s Home Style Foods. The …

POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 5:18 PM
Arkansas Deputy Insurance Commissioner Anderson Receives NAIC Award
Mel Anderson, deputy commissioner at the Arkansas Insurance Department (AID), has received the Robert Dineen Award for Outstanding Service and Contribution to the State Regulation of Insurance from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). A 20-year veteran of the …

POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 5:15 PM
S&P Says Insurers And Reinsurers Can Absorb Losses from California Wildfires
S&P Global Ratings expects both the primary insurers and reinsurers to be able to absorb losses from the California wildfires, limiting them to an earnings event. However, the mounting bills from more frequents large wildfires in the state against a …

POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 3:55 PM
CREST Insurance Group in Arizona Names Perrin COO
CREST Insurance Group LLC of Arizona has named Heather Perrin chief operations officer. Perrin will reside at the company headquarters located in Tucson, Ariz., and will oversee operations at the Arizona branches located in Scottsdale, Flagstaff, and Sierra Vista as …

POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 3:30 PM

Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines

How Florida’s recount will work

How Florida’s recount will workNo, Florida isn’t going to go through 8 million ballots one at a time. Here’s how the rest of the recount process will work.




POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 2:38 PM

Prosecutors Mistakenly Reveal Criminal Charges Against Julian Assange

Prosecutors Mistakenly Reveal Criminal Charges Against Julian AssangeA court filing accidentally revealed that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has




POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 6:42 AM

New York Residents Grapple With Their Gigantic New Roommate, Amazon

New York Residents Grapple With Their Gigantic New Roommate, AmazonNEW YORK ― Locals are being force-fed a Silicon Valley-sized meal, and all




POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 8:00 AM

Yahoo News Explains: Is North Korea breaking the missile agreement with Trump?

Yahoo News Explains: Is North Korea breaking the missile agreement with Trump?North Korea is reportedly continuing to develop its ballistic missile program. Following a summit with the U.S., North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agreed to dismantle his country’s main nuclear site. North Korea reportedly continues to make improvements to more than a dozen other sites that could launch conventional and nuclear missiles.




POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 10:29 AM

Southern California wildfire latest

Southern California wildfire latestABC News' Maggie Rulli discusses the latest developments in Southern California where at least 3 people are dead and hundreds of homes have been destroyed.




POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 12:21 PM

New Jersey couple and homeless man whose feel-good story went viral charged with GoFundMe scam

New Jersey couple and homeless man whose feel-good story went viral charged with GoFundMe scamProsecutors say Mark D’Amico, Kate McClure and Johnny Bobbitt Jr. fabricated the tale in an effort to raise money for themselves.




POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 2:34 PM

Migrant caravan arrives at U.S.-Mexico border

Migrant caravan arrives at U.S.-Mexico borderThe bulk of the migrant caravan crossing Mexico began arriving Thursday at the U.S. border, as around 800 Central Americans reached the city of Tijuana aboard 22 buses after more than a month’s trek. “We’ve finally reached Tijuana. It’s been a never-ending journey, but God brought us here,” said Carmen Soto, a Honduran migrant traveling with her two young children.




POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 2:46 PM

List of retailers that will be closed on Thanksgiving 2018

List of retailers that will be closed on Thanksgiving 2018While many stores push the limits of Black Friday and offer store hours on




POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 2:13 PM

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Captions Instagram Stories From D.C. For The Deaf Community

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Captions Instagram Stories From D.C. For The Deaf CommunityU.S. Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is working to better serve all




POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 3:01 PM

Best Bites: Traditional Thanksgiving cranberry brie tart with pancetta

Best Bites: Traditional Thanksgiving cranberry brie tart with pancettaWelcome to Best Bites, a twice-weekly video series that aims to satisfy your




POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 8:00 AM

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