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Toddler found dead in suitcase dumped near train track had cocaine in system, autopsy reveals
The 2-year-old girl whose body was found stuffed in a suitcase and abandoned near New Jersey train tracks had cocaine in her system when she died, an autopsy report revealed Tuesday. 

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2018 2:47 PM
Pete Davidson cancels performance at Temple University after Ariana Grande split
“Saturday Night Live” star Pete Davidson has canceled a performance from Temple University days after his split from singer Ariana Grande,

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2018 2:40 PM
Here's how dogs understand humans
A new study, published in the journal Frontiers in Neuroscience, intimates that canines are able to understand basic human speech with physical objects that are associated with them.

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2018 2:35 PM
Original Big Bird actor Caroll Spinney retiring from ‘Sesame Street’ after nearly 50 years
Caroll Spinney, the actor who has played Big Bird on “Sesame Street” since 1969 said he will retire from the long-running program on Thursday.

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2018 2:33 PM
Texas woman holds wedding giveaway after calling off engagement, wants to 'see some good come out of this'
Kolbie Sanders, of Tyler, Texas, says she was 'overwhelmed' by the responses to her offer.

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2018 2:28 PM
Elle King reveals her 'destructive marriage' lead to a struggle with substance abuse, depression and PTSD
Elle King reveals struggle with substance abuse, depression and PTSD following a unhealthy marriage.

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2018 2:26 PM
Hungary bans gender studies because it is 'an ideology not a science'
Hungary’s populist government has banned gender studies degrees citing low enrollment numbers that waste taxpayer money and because it is “an ideology not a science.”

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2018 2:25 PM
Taylor Swift urges fans to do early voting following political Instagram post
Taylor Swift urged fans on Wednesday to do early voting for the November midterm elections more than a week after she penned a rare political statement on Instagram that sparked a slew of reactions.

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2018 2:22 PM
Boston pizzeria named best in the country by TripAdvisor
Move over, Manhattan.

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2018 2:13 PM
Facebook to ban voting misinformation as midterm elections approach
Facebook is cracking down on efforts to prevent voter suppression with the midterms less than a month away. 

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2018 2:08 PM

News – Insurance Journal

Firefighters Sue Southern California Gas Company Over Toxic Leak
Firefighters who worked in and around the site of a massive natural gas leak have sued the Southern California Gas Co., saying the utility knowingly let them be exposed to dangerous levels of toxic chemicals. A blowout in a well …

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2018 2:47 PM
Penniall’s Integrity and Creativity Highlighted in Monarch’s Knightly Ads
Don Penniall beat “dilly-dilly” to the punch a long time ago. Penniall was a creative, well-liked insurance professional who had the fortitude to launch his own firm later in life, those who remember him say. Penniall died on Sept. 23, …

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2018 2:41 PM
California Says Judge Who Said Coffee Needs Cancer Warning is Biased
California said a state judge who earlier this year ruled that coffee requires a cancer warning is too biased to oversee a new lawsuit that challenges the state’s proposal to exempt the beverage from the requirement. The California Office of …

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2018 2:29 PM
Virginia’s Prosper Insurance Company to Expand Headquarters, Add 75 Jobs
Prosper Insurance Company has announced it will expand from its 6,000-square-foot headquarters in Virginia Beach, Va. The corporate investment is expected to be $750,000 with the buildout, furniture, fixtures and equipment. Prosper Insurance also said it anticipates growing from its …

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2018 1:39 PM
Everest Insurance Hires Pollert in New York City
Everest Insurance has hired Bill Pollert to its Marketing and Distribution team as a director in the East region. Pollert joins Everest Insurance from Marsh USA, where he worked for the last fourteen years and most recently served as senior …

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2018 1:35 PM
Anti-Hazing Law in Penn State Student’s Name Goes to Governor
Stricter criminal penalties for hazing will soon become Pennsylvania law under legislation inspired by the death of a Penn State student that cleared its final hurdle Monday. The Senate voted unanimously for a bill named for a fraternity pledge who …

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2018 1:30 PM
Supreme Court Declines Paint Manufacturers’ Appeal of $400M Public Nuisance Ruling
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected appeals from Sherwin-Williams Co. and Conagra Brands Inc., leaving intact a ruling that requires them to pay more than $400 million for lead-paint remediation in California. The rebuff, issued without comment Monday, is a blow …

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2018 12:28 PM
Greenlight Capital Re Invests in Digital Insurance Processing Platform Click2Sure
Greenlight Re Innovations, part of Cayman Islands-headquartered Greenlight Capital Re Ltd., announced it has invested in the digital insurance platform, Click2Sure. South Africa-based Click2Sure has developed a comprehensive digital platform for distributing, managing and purchasing insurance at the point of …

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2018 11:36 AM
Hackers with Russian Ties Hit 3 E. European Companies: Cyber Security Firm
Hackers have infected three energy and transport companies in Ukraine and Poland with sophisticated new malware and may be planning destructive cyber attacks, a software security firm said on Wednesday. A report by researchers at Slovakia-based ESET did not attribute …

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2018 11:04 AM
VW’s Audi Unit Slapped with $925M Fine in Germany over Emissions Scandal
Volkswagen AG’s Audi unit agreed to pay an 800 million-euro ($926 million) fine for its role in the diesel-cheating scandal that has disrupted the car industry for more than three years and landed Audi’s longtime leader in jail. The penalty …

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2018 10:26 AM

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