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The fascinating sex life of Jonathan, the 186-year-old giant tortoise
Straight? Gay? Bisexual? He may be 186 years old, but the years have clearly done little to quell the sexual appetite of Jonathan, the famous giant tortoise who resides on the remote South Atlantic island of St. Helena.

POSTED OCTOBER 22, 2017 3:47 AM
Trump demands Justice Department say who paid for salacious dossier
President Trump on Saturday called for his own Justice Department to publicly release who paid for a salacious dossier that includes unverified allegations about his connections with Russia.

POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2017 8:20 PM
Air Force could recall up to 1,000 retired pilots after Trump order
The Air Force could recall up to 1,000 retired pilots after President Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed at addressing what the Pentagon has described as an "acute shortage of pilots."

POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2017 8:15 PM
Three deaths in Tampa neighborhood likely linked, cops say
Police in Tampa, Fla. believe the killing of a 20-year-old autistic man Thursday night is linked to two other suspicious deaths in the same neighborhood.

POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2017 7:30 PM
Trump declines to offer specifics on Kelly's remarks about Wilson, praises chief of staff
President Trump is declining to offer specifics on how well planned or last minute Chief of Staff retired Gen. John Kelly’s appearance was Thursday in the White House briefing room, following criticism of Trump’s condolence call to an Army widow.

POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2017 7:07 PM
Famed poet Pablo Neruda did not die of cancer after Chile's 1973 military coup, experts say
Famed poet Pablo Neruda died in the chaos following Chile’s 1973 military coup but it wasn’t cancer or malnutrition that killed him, forensic experts say.

POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2017 6:43 PM
NFL kneeling protests based on false claims and misleading media reports
The NFL players kneeling during the playing of “The Star-Spangled Banner” in football stadiums across the country are engaging in protests based on false claims and misleading media reports that give the impression that police are killing African-Americans at a rate greater than they are killing whites.

POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2017 6:30 PM
Spain government aims to dissolve Catalonia's autonomy, seeks early election
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy says he has approved the implementation of Article 155 under Spain’s constitution that would strip Catalonia of its autonomous powers and seeks to call an early election.

POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2017 6:00 PM
Trump is a great champion of religious liberty -- a welcome change from Obama
When the president addressed the summit last weekend in Washington, religious liberty was front and center in his speech. Perhaps more than any other president in recent history, he chose to squarely address the issue and not shy away from the social conservative base.

POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2017 6:00 PM
Massachusetts coffee shop shutters its door after anti-police Facebook post
The owner of a Massachusetts coffee shop says she's closing her business because of the firestorm created when her daughter, the store's manager, made anti-police comments on Facebook.

POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2017 5:42 PM

KAIT - Health & Medical

Ex-dispatcher to pay $17.6M in emergency response lawsuit
An Arkansas judge has ordered a former Little Rock 911 dispatcher to pay more than $17 million in a lawsuit related to the deaths of a child and his mother.

POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2017 5:55 PM
Devoted husband, 74, walks miles per day to find wife a kidney
As he walks busy streets, the 74-year-old carries a sandwich board with red letters that spell out a plea for his wife.

POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2017 6:38 AM
Dyslexia possibly caused by treatable eye deformity
The eyes of dyslexic subjects were different from the eyes of non-dyslexic subjects, which could be the cause of the disorder. There may also be a treatment.

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2017 2:17 PM
Mom teaches kid yoga to combat teen suicide
A Colorado mom hopes a simple exercise at a young age can help combat teen suicide.

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2017 9:33 AM
Health inspectors observe variety of violations
Region 8 health inspectors found a variety of violations during their latest visits.

POSTED OCTOBER 13, 2017 1:03 PM
Dance your way to a healthier aging brain
Dance classes may beat traditional exercise when it comes to improving older adults' balance -- and it might enhance brain areas related to memory and learning along the way.

POSTED OCTOBER 12, 2017 7:18 PM
Women's health docs say Trump ignores birth control science
Critics say Trump birth control rule overlooks known benefits while raising doubts on effectiveness.

POSTED OCTOBER 11, 2017 3:55 AM
Hearing loss can challenge relationships
People with hearing loss face daunting challenges, but so do those who love them, researchers report.

POSTED OCTOBER 12, 2017 9:18 AM
Changes on the way for Medicare recipients
The UAMS Center on Aging-Northeast offers program to answer questions about changes in Medicare in 2018.

POSTED OCTOBER 12, 2017 7:04 AM
Man pens touching poem in memory of 15 day-old baby found dead in Newton County
A Newton County man is paying homage to little Caliyah McNabb, the 15 day-old baby who was found dead in the woods behind her home, the victim of blunt force trauma to the head.

POSTED OCTOBER 11, 2017 8:34 AM

News – Insurance Journal

Admitted Carriers, CanaBOP Coming to California’s Cannabis Industry
The first admitted insurance carrier has filed to provide coverage to California’s legal cannabis industry and several more carriers have stated their intent to file products, according to state Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones. It also appears that standardized insurance forms …

POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2017 8:24 PM
Swiss Re Adds Management Liability Coverage for Non-Profits, Private Companies
Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has expanded its Executive Risk product offering with the launch of SwissGuard, a multi-coverage, management liability policy designed for non-profit and private companies. SwissGuard insures against directors and officers liability, employment practices liability and fiduciary liability …

POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2017 4:48 PM
Brown & Brown Acquires Louisiana Employee Benefits Firm
Brown & Brown of Louisiana LLC, a subsidiary of Florida-based Brown & Brown Inc., has acquired substantially all of the assets of Lapeyre, Staples & Robichaux, the companies announced. Lapeyre, Staples and Robichaux, based in Houma, Louisiana, specializes in employee …

POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2017 4:46 PM
Texas Windstorm Insurance Association Request to Raise Liability Limits Disapproved
Texas Insurance Commissioner Kent Sullivan has declined to approve a request by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association to raise the maximum limits of liability on windstorm and hail policies. TWIA in August filed a request to increase the limits for …

POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2017 4:38 PM
Arkansas Officials: Highway Funding May Have to Wait Until 2019
Arkansas highway officials have left open the possibility they’ll take a road funding proposal to lawmakers in 2019 rather than pursue a ballot measure next year. The move comes a day after Gov. Asa Hutchinson said he would oppose any …

POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2017 4:25 PM
Farmers in Upper Midwest Report Damage from Dicamba Herbicide
Hundreds of farmers in the Upper Midwest are reporting damage from the controversial herbicide dicamba, and state officials are considering restrictions for the 2018 growing season that might surpass even new federal rules. The state agriculture departments in North Dakota, …

POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2017 4:23 PM
Iowa’s Grassley in ‘Violent Opposition’ to Withdrawal of Rule Protecting Animal Farmers
The Trump administration’s decision to kill a rule designed to protect the rights of farmers who raise chickens, cows and hogs for the United States’ largest meat processors has infuriated farmer advocates, including a Republican senator from Iowa who said …

POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2017 4:21 PM
North Dakota’s Godfread ‘Excited’ About Technological Innovations in Insurance
North Dakota’s insurance commissioner is bullish on the technological innovations that are occurring within the insurance industry and wants his state to be in the forefront of experimenting with and testing new insurance products and developments. Though in terms of …

POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2017 4:06 PM
Zurich’s Mulligan to Lead Aon Benfield’s U.S. Cyber Practice Group
Reinsurance intermediary Aon Benfield has appointed Catherine Mulligan as managing director and U.S. Cyber Practice Group leader. Mulligan brings underwriting, policy form and product knowledge to Aon’s cyber capabilities for insurers and will be responsible for driving the team’s growth …

POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2017 3:20 PM
Investors Remain Committed to ILS Market Despite Q3 Catastrophes: WTW
ILS investors are responding to the recent spate of natural disasters by making their payments to ceding companies, while continuing to raise more money and preparing to make new investments, according to Willis Towers Watson Securities. None of the third …

POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2017 2:19 PM

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