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- 2 arrested after 70+ people believed to overdose on K2 near Conn. parkA new CDC estimate says drug overdoses killed a record 72,000 Americans last year. More than 70 people overdosed on a synthetic marijuana Wednesday at or near a Connecticut park. The drug, known as K2, can be 100 times more potent than regular marijuana. Tony Dokoupil reports. ..... Read More.12 mins ago
- Randall & Quilter Signs Program Underwriting Partnerships with 3 European MGAsRandall & Quilter Investment Holdings Ltd. announced that its wholly owned European subsidiary R&Q Insurance (Malta) Ltd. has signed three new program underwriting partnerships – or fronting arrangements – with European managing general agents. They are: Futura, a Spanish MGA … ..... Read More.16 mins ago
- Italy Bridge Operator’s Shares Drop After Disaster; Supply Chain Impact ExpectedItaly’s biggest toll-road operator came under heavy stock-market attack on Thursday after Rome criticized it for a deadly bridge collapse this week, moving to revoke its concession and accusing it of failing to ensure the viaduct’s safety. An 80-meter-long section … ..... Read More.49 mins ago
- Brexit Effect: Number of EU Nationals Working in UK Plunges During Q2Further evidence that Brexit is deterring European Union workers emerged in figures published Tuesday [Aug. 14]. The number of EU nationals working in the U.K. in the three months through June plunged by 86,000 from a year earlier to 2.28 … ..... Read More.1 hour ago
- Australia’s QBE Reports 4% Rise in H1 Profit – on Fewer Natural DisastersAustralia’s QBE Insurance Group Ltd. posted a better-than-expected 4 percent rise in first-half profit, helped by fewer natural disasters in its biggest markets, sending its shares up almost 9 percent to their highest since November. The strong result draws a … ..... Read More.2 hours ago
- Amazon Weighs Formation of UK Insurance Comparison Website: SourcesAmazon.com Inc is sounding out some of Europe’s top insurance firms to see if they would contribute products to a UK price comparison website in what would be a major foray by the U.S. online retail giant into the region’s … ..... Read More.2 hours ago
- Update: California Fires: What Travelers Need to KnowWildfires have limited access to areas in several major parks in recent days, including Yosemite. Here is where things stand now. ..... Read More.3 hours ago