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Footage shows a defector running toward the South Korea border while his former comrades shoot at him
North Korea stands accused of violating the armistice agreement between North and South Korea, after North Korean soldiers fired across the line that divides the two countries in pursuit of a defector last week.

POSTED NOVEMBER 22, 2017 1:46 PM
Watch defector's escape caught on camera
A North Korean soldier who defected across the demilitarized zone has had his escape caught on camera.

POSTED NOVEMBER 22, 2017 12:16 PM
US terror relisting is a serious provocation, North Korea says
Pyongyang has loudly denounced the decision by the United States to relist North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism, with a foreign ministry spokesman warning it was a "serious provocation."

POSTED NOVEMBER 22, 2017 1:49 PM
Top North Korea military leaders punished for 'impure behavior'
Two key figures in the North Korean military have been punished for "impure behavior," according to a South Korean lawmaker, a move analysts say is likely intended to help leader Kim Jong Un tighten his grip on power.

POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017 10:04 AM
Chandeliers and propaganda: Inside North Korea's metro system
Buried 100 meters (328 feet) underground, the Pyongyang Metro is one of the deepest commuter systems in the world. It's also one of the world's most mysterious.

POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 11:33 AM
Trump's LaVar Ball tweets cross a line -- even for him
Before 6 a.m. ET, Donald Trump had already sent two tweets about the self-proclaimed "big baller" LaVar Ball.

POSTED NOVEMBER 22, 2017 2:04 PM
Trump slams NFL again over anthem protests

Another woman had accused Conyers, court docs show
Another former staffer alleged that Michigan Democratic Rep. John Conyers sexually harassed her, according to court documents filed in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia in March 2017 and obtained by CNN.

POSTED NOVEMBER 22, 2017 4:02 AM
Trump defends Moore: 'Look, he denies it'
President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended embattled Alabama Republican Roy Moore, all but endorsing the Senate candidate who has been accused of sexual assault and child sex abuse.

POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017 9:30 PM
Inside Trump's decision to embrace Moore
President Donald Trump's decision to embrace Roy Moore on Tuesday was rooted in several factors, but one of the biggest: the noise and confusion from a recent tidal wave of sexual harassment and misconduct allegations from Hollywood to media to politics.

POSTED NOVEMBER 22, 2017 12:05 PM

EINSURANCE.(com): EInsurance Journal Auto Insurance Articles

7 Costly Mistakes to Avoid When Renting a Car

When you rent a car, you have to make a lot of decisions. Should you purchase insurance for the rental? Which mileage plan does the company provide? Should you prepay for fuel? Making the wrong choices can be costly. Here are some mistakes to...

Can Your Auto Insurance Deductible Be Waived?

When you purchase car insurance your policy includes a deductible. You must pay the specified deductible amount before your insurance company pays for the remaining repair costs. In certain situations, the deductible can be waived. Here are so...

How Artificial Intelligence is Changing the Auto Insurance Industry

As with so many other sectors, artificial intelligence (AI) is tangibly changing the auto insurance industry. The goal is to improve customer service and safety, but also to save insurance providers and policy-holders money. One prediction is...

What Happens if a Stolen Car is Recovered After You’ve Received an Auto Insurance Payout?

According to the Insurance Information Institute, 236.9 vehicles per 100,000 people were stolen in 2016. Depending on the kind of car you have and where you park it, you might just fall prey to car thieves yourself. If your car is stolen, ther...

Mandatory Driver Safety Discounts for Mature Drivers

If you are 55 or older, chances are good you can get a discount on your auto insurance, and learn a thing or two in the process. Even if you have not been told you must take a senior driving course to keep or reinstate your driver’s license,...

6 Safety Features That Can Save You Money on Car Insurance

There might just be a treasure trove of savings in your auto insurance premiums. If you haven’t yet explored discounts for safety features, it might be worth looking into. It varies by state and insurance carrier, but if your car is equipped...

Buying Auto Insurance: Online vs. Agent

The Internet has changed our lives in so many ways. Where we get the news, how we learn, the way we do business and how we shop. Now you can even buy insurance policies online. But which is better, buying an auto insurance online or the “old...

Comprehensive Auto Insurance: What It Is and When You Need It

Despite its name, comprehensive auto insurance doesn’t cover everything related to your car in the case of an accident or damage to your car. Instead, it covers theft and damage to your car due to natural disasters and other non-collision ev...

What to Do With Your Car Insurance When You Move

Moving is such a hassle, it’s understandable if something falls through the cracks in the process. But, when you’re letting people and companies know you have a new address, there is one particular item that often gets forgotten: your...

POSTED JULY 20, 2017
The In’s and Out’s of Motorcycle Insurance

If you’re considering a motorcycle purchase, be sure to include insurance in your cost estimating equation. Even though there are a few states – Montana, Washington and Florida – that don’t require motorcycle insurance, if...

POSTED JUNE 21, 2017

NYT > U.S.

What Is Net Neutrality?
The F.C.C. is set to repeal rules that require internet providers to give consumers equal access to all content online. Here’s how it works.

POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017 7:18 PM
How Trump’s Hands-Off Approach to Policing Is Frustrating Some Chiefs
The president says the Justice Department has meddled too much in policing. But even police chiefs in Republican areas are frustrated with his rollback.

POSTED NOVEMBER 22, 2017 12:20 AM
The Day the Pastor Was Away and Evil Came Barging Into His Church
Frank Pomeroy, whose daughter was among those killed in Sutherland Springs, Tex., must help heal a torn community while trying to heal himself.

POSTED NOVEMBER 22, 2017 10:00 AM
Contractor for Puerto Rico Power Suspends Work, Citing Unpaid Bills
While its highly criticized $300 million contract has been canceled, Whitefish Energy Holdings says that it is still owed tens of millions of dollars.

POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017 9:32 PM
The Turkeys Not on Your Plate: They’re Out Back, Climbing the Roof
The population of wild turkeys has soared, and that has brought turkey-human clashes to rooftops, windows and intersections across the country.

POSTED NOVEMBER 22, 2017 12:12 AM
A Photo of Billy the Kid Bought for $10 at a Flea Market May Be Worth Millions
Experts say it’s a rare, valuable tintype of the famous outlaw, with Pat Garrett, the man who later killed him.

POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2017 5:39 PM
Second Judge Blocks Trump’s Transgender Ban in the Military
The ruling went further than a similar one last month by blocking a policy that prohibited gender-reassignment surgery at the government’s expense.

POSTED NOVEMBER 22, 2017 1:49 AM
Border Agent’s Death Highlights Growing Risk of Remote Patrols
The F.B.I. is investigating the possible attack on two border officers in the Texas desert, which killed one and came amid a rise in assaults on agents.

POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017 5:06 PM
California Today: California Today: A White House Run From L.A.? Best to Start Early.
Wednesday: Mayor Eric M. Garcetti is eyeing a jump from City Hall to the White House, scuba-diving insects and feeding the homeless on Thanksgiving.

POSTED NOVEMBER 22, 2017 1:50 PM
Unearthed Raymond Chandler Story Rebukes U.S. Health Care System
You won’t find Philip Marlowe in the crime novelist’s short story “It’s All Right — He’s Dead.” But it explores themes still relevant 60 years after Chandler’s death.

POSTED NOVEMBER 22, 2017 1:58 PM

News – Insurance Journal

Uber Paid Hackers to Hide Breach of 50 Million Customer, Driver Records
Hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers from Uber Technologies Inc., a massive breach that the company concealed for more than a year. This week, the ride-hailing firm ousted its chief security officer and one of …

POSTED NOVEMBER 22, 2017 2:21 PM
Four Missing in Pennsylvania Senior Home Inferno
Four people are missing and presumed dead following last week’s fire at a Pennsylvania senior living community. The massive blaze tore through Barclay Friends Senior Living Community in West Chester late Thursday, injuring more than two-dozen people and displacing 133 …

POSTED NOVEMBER 22, 2017 2:04 PM
Small Business Owners Want More Self-Service Workers’ Comp Tools: Survey
Nearly a quarter (23 percent) of America’s small business owners believe workers’ compensation carriers could improve their customer service if they offered more online or self-service tools. Better communication and faster claims resolution also topped the list of small businesses’ …

POSTED NOVEMBER 22, 2017 2:03 PM
A Family Environment at New York’s Seely & Durland Insurance
As a fourth generation, family-run organization, Warwick, N.Y.-based Seely & Durland Insurance understands the importance of creating a welcoming, family environment in the workplace, according to President Garrett Durland. “We like to treat both our clients and our employees like …

POSTED NOVEMBER 22, 2017 1:55 PM
Probe Underway Into Fatal Blasts, Fire at New York Cosmetics Factory
State and local authorities are trying to determine what triggered explosions and a fire at a cosmetics factory in New York’s Hudson Valley that killed one employee and injure nearly three dozen other workers and firefighters. The blasts occurred about …

POSTED NOVEMBER 22, 2017 1:46 PM
Fatal Crashes on Private Planes at Lowest in 50 Years
The rate of fatal crashes on privately owned aircraft in the U.S. dropped to the lowest level in 50 years in 2016. The fatal-accident rate was less than 1 per 100,000 flight hours, the first time it has reached that …

POSTED NOVEMBER 22, 2017 1:46 PM
As Re/Insurers’ Results Are Hit, ‘Substantial’ Rate Hikes Expected: Swiss Re
Non-life re/insurers’ full-year underwriting results are likely to be severely impacted from the second half’s three hurricanes and earthquakes in Mexico, which will lead to rate hardening for non-life insurers and reinsurers, according to a report published by Swiss Re. …

POSTED NOVEMBER 22, 2017 12:51 PM
Starr Cos. Forms Agreement with SMARTT MGA for General Aviation Business
Starr Cos. announced an agreement with SMARTT MGA to act as agents for Starr International (Europe) Ltd. to provide automated quotes and policy documentation for light general aviation business. “We have built a close and fruitful relationship with SMARTT and …

POSTED NOVEMBER 22, 2017 11:04 AM
BHSI Introduces Contractors Plant & Equipment Cover in Australia
Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Co. (BHSI) announced it has introduced a new Contractors Plant & Equipment (CP&E) policy for customers in Australia. “With this new policy, contractors can easily and efficiently address their property damage and liability exposures, including road …

POSTED NOVEMBER 22, 2017 10:44 AM
Airbus Aims to Develop Single Pilot, Autonomous Aircraft to Cut Crew Needs
Airbus SE is looking to develop autonomous aircraft and technologies that will allow a single pilot to operate commercial jetliners, helping cut costs for carriers, Chief Technology Officer Paul Eremenko said. “The more disruptive approach is to say maybe we …

POSTED NOVEMBER 22, 2017 10:07 AM

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