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Storm-Prone Cities Vie for Environmental Impact Bonds
As climate change pushes U.S. cities to build protections against stronger storms and more frequent floods, the Rockefeller Foundation is helping cities with a novel kind of financing, one that transfers some of the risk of innovative projects from cities …

POSTED AUGUST 17, 2017 5:00 AM
Uber CEO Claims Venture Capital Lawsuit Against Him Should Go to Arbitration
Ex-Uber Technologies Inc. Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick said the lawsuit brought by venture-capital firm Benchmark seeking his ouster from the company’s board should be heard in private arbitration. In a letter Monday to a Delaware judge, an attorney for …

POSTED AUGUST 17, 2017 5:00 AM
Pioneer Special Risk to Offer CPL Coverage Expansion For Specialty Contractors
Pioneer Special Risk has launched a new optional coverage expansion for specialty contractors that offers them the option of including incidental contractors pollution coverage, traditionally required as part of their client’s contractual terms, within the specialty contractor’s primary CGL policy. …

POSTED AUGUST 17, 2017 4:41 AM
Florida Police: Tiger Woods Had Marijuana, Painkillers in System When Arrested for DUI
Tiger Woods had the active ingredient for marijuana, two painkillers and two sleep drugs in his system when he was arrested on a DUI charge earlier this year, a report released Tuesday by police said. Police in Jupiter, Florida, released …

POSTED AUGUST 17, 2017 4:27 AM
A.M. Best Revises Outlooks to Negative for West Virginia National Auto Insurance Co.
A.M. Besthas revised the outlooks to negative from stable and affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of B (Fair) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “bb” of West Virginia National Auto Insurance Co., based in Morgantown, W.Va. The ratings company …

POSTED AUGUST 17, 2017 4:19 AM
Mississippi City Wants $400K Repaid From Arts School For Roof Collapse Work
A Mississippi city has sued the head of a school for the arts, saying he knew before the roof collapsed that it was in danger of falling in. The City of McComb alleges that Terrance Alexander, director of Jubilee Performing …

POSTED AUGUST 17, 2017 4:14 AM
Workplace Is Hostile, Stressful, Grim Place for Many Americans
The American workplace is grueling, stressful and surprisingly hostile. So concludes an in-depth study of 3,066 U.S. workers by the Rand Corp., Harvard Medical School and the University of California, Los Angeles. Among the findings: Nearly one in five workers …

POSTED AUGUST 17, 2017 4:00 AM
More States, Star Lawyers Eye Lawsuits Against Big Pharma Over Opioids
Big Pharma is having a Big Tobacco moment as litigation over opioids attract star lawyers and a growing list of states and local governments seeking their own multibillion-dollar payout to deal with costs of a burgeoning drug epidemic. On Tuesday, …

POSTED AUGUST 17, 2017 4:00 AM
Businesses Owned by West Virginia Gov Settle Flood Clean Up Suit for $550K
Three businesses owned by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice and his family have agreed to settle for $551,420 a lawsuit that claimed they had not paid for $771,268 of cleanup work after the Greenbrier resort was hit by severe flooding …

POSTED AUGUST 17, 2017 3:55 AM
Suretywave Acquires Insure Vision Technologies in California
SuretyWave LLC has acquired Sherman Oaks, Calif.-based Insure Vision Technologies. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The acquisition paves the way for SuretyWave to integrate its digital business-architected platform with IVT’s web-based surety bond processing system known as the …

POSTED AUGUST 16, 2017 7:01 PM

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As Trump hedges, U.S. military officers condemn Charlottesville rally with clarity

As Trump hedges, U.S. military officers condemn Charlottesville rally with claritySenior officers in the U.S. Armed Forces have denounced the white nationalists who organized a violent rally last weekend in Charlottesville, Va.




POSTED AUGUST 16, 2017 12:46 PM

Could Trump's Comments Lead To a GOP Presidential Primary?

Could Trump's Comments Lead To a GOP Presidential Primary?Trump's media availability drew intense criticism from the right. Former GOP Rep. David Jolly says today may be the start of a primary movement to replace Trump. He joins O'Donnell and Jarvis DeBerry to discuss Trump's long pattern of bigoted behavior.




POSTED AUGUST 15, 2017 3:21 PM

North Carolina woman confronts man flying Nazi flag at his home

North Carolina woman confronts man flying Nazi flag at his homeA North Carolina woman who confronted a man flying a Nazi flag outside his home says she felt the need to stand up to his show of hate in the wake of violence that erupted during a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend.




POSTED AUGUST 15, 2017 2:06 PM

Baltimore Quietly Removed All 4 Of Its Confederate Statues Overnight

Baltimore Quietly Removed All 4 Of Its Confederate Statues OvernightAll four of Baltimore’s Confederate statues were removed overnight, just days after a white nationalist rally erupted into chaos and violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.




POSTED AUGUST 16, 2017 7:48 AM

Man beaten at protest says police were indifferent to attack

Man beaten at protest says police were indifferent to attackMcLEAN, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man says police failed to come to his aid as he was beaten by white supremacists during Saturday's violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, that led to three deaths.




POSTED AUGUST 15, 2017 5:32 PM

U.S. court rules Arkansas can block Planned Parenthood funding

U.S. court rules Arkansas can block Planned Parenthood fundingA U.S. appeals court on Wednesday reversed a ruling that prevented Arkansas from cutting off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood following the release of controversial videos secretly recorded by an anti-abortion group. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis reversed a ruling forbidding Arkansas from carrying through with Republican Governor Asa Hutchinson's directive to suspend Medicaid reimbursements to a Planned Parenthood affiliate.




POSTED AUGUST 16, 2017 6:41 PM

Nigeria suicide bombers kill 28, wound 82

Nigeria suicide bombers kill 28, wound 82Three women suicide bombers blew themselves up at the entrance to a camp for displaced people in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday, killing 28 people and wounding 82, local sources said. The attack -- the latest in a string of assaults in the troubled region -- took place in the town of Mandarari, 25 kilometres (15 miles) from Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state, said Baba Kura, a member of a vigilante force set up to fight jihadists. "Three female bombers triggered their explosive outside of the IDP (internally displaced persons) camp... killing 28 people and wounding 82 others," Kura said.




POSTED AUGUST 15, 2017 11:10 PM

Utah Blogger's Missing Husband Found Dead

Utah Blogger's Missing Husband Found DeadPaul Swenson, 30, disappeared in late July after acting strangely for days, his family said.




POSTED AUGUST 16, 2017 9:18 AM

After Charlottesville, both Bush presidents denounce ‘hatred in all forms’

After Charlottesville, both Bush presidents denounce ‘hatred in all forms’Former President George H.W. Bush and former President George W. Bush, in a rare joint statement, declared Wednesday that Americans must reject “hatred in all its forms” in the aftermath of the white supremacist and neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville.




POSTED AUGUST 16, 2017 11:49 AM

Trump appears to accidentally share Twitter dis

Trump appears to accidentally share Twitter disThe Twitter user who called President Trump a fascist and frequently shares anti-Trump sentiment, joked Tuesday that the president “agrees with him.”




POSTED AUGUST 15, 2017 8:12 AM

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