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Among Strategic Leadership Changes, Arch Insurance Names International CEO

Nov 21, 2018 Arch Insurance named Hugh Sturgess as chief executive officer of its international unit as the company also made two executive appointments...

A.M. Best Downgrades Credit Ratings of Citadel Reinsurance Company Ltd.; Withdraws Ratings of Great Falls Insurance Company

Nov 21, 2018 A.M. Best has downgraded the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) to B++ (Good) from A- (...

BHSI President: Asian Insurance Market May Be at Turning Point

Nov 21, 2018 Marc Breuil, president, Asia, Middle East, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance, said some insurers operating in Asia have pursued growth at the...

Lloyd’s Chief Operating Officer Steps Down

Nov 21, 2018 Lloyd’s Chief Operating Officer Shirine Khoury-Haq has decided to leave the corporation after about five years on the job, Lloyd’s said. An exact departure date was not...

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Navajo Nation President Extends Crop Insurance Amid New Mexico Drought

Nov 21, 2018 Outgoing Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye has extended the tribe’s crop insurance amid ongoing extreme drought conditions. The Gallup Independent...

Earthquake Confirmed in Washington’s Olympic Peninsula

Nov 21, 2018 A magnitude 4.1 earthquake has shaken an area beneath Olympic National Park south of Port Angeles, the U.S. Geological Survey has confirmed. The USGS reported the earthquake...

Chubb Partners with Conservation Group on Flood Protection in Miami

Nov 21, 2018 Chubb announced that it is partnering with The Nature Conservancy, the world’s largest conservation organization, to work together in Miami to reduce...

EPA Warns on Chemical Found in Nonstick Coatings

Nov 21, 2018 Long-term exposure to a chemical compound currently used for making nonstick coatings appears to be dangerous, even in minute amounts, according to draft findings released by the...

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Food Warnings May Impact Thanksgiving Table

Nov 21, 2018 First, it was the turkey. Now, it’s the salad. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told American consumers Tuesday to avoid romaine lettuce because it might be...

Southern California Wildfire Structure Losses Rises to 1,500

Nov 21, 2018 The tally of structures destroyed by the huge wildfire that swept through Southern California communities increased to 1,500 on Monday, fire officials said. With 95 percent...

New Rules Governs Moped Use in South Carolina

Nov 21, 2018 South Carolina’s new rules requiring moped drivers to have a license and register their vehicles are in effect. Mopeds are now considered motor vehicles and must be registered...

AAA: More Than 54M Americans to Travel for Thanksgiving, Most Since 2005

Nov 21, 2018 AAA projects 54.3 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more away from home this Thanksgiving, a 4.8 percent increase over last year. The 2018 holiday...