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Third of polled U.K. business drivers uninsured for job-related miles

About a third of polled drivers in the United Kingdom who drive as part of their jobs are uninsured for business miles, note recent survey results from telematics company Masternaut.
Jul 25, 2014 12:06PM


MAPFRE reports North America profit of $51.2 million for first half of 2014

Global insurance group MAPFRE has reported a profit of $51.2 million in North America for the first half of the year, on a premium volume of $1.3 billion.
Jul 25, 2014 11:32AM


U.S. Fukushima report tells nuke industry to think more often about worst case scenarios

WASHINGTON - A U.S. science advisory report says Japan's Fukushima nuclear accident offers a key lesson to the nation's nuclear industry: Focus more on the highly unlikely but worst case scenarios.
Jul 25, 2014 10:55AM


Tensions over flooding and man made ditches rise across provincial boundary

WINNIPEG - Water levels may have dropped on both sides of the Manitoba-Saskatchewan boundary, but tensions between farmers have not.
Jul 25, 2014 10:20AM


Allied World's net income for Q2 at $151.9 million, up from loss in same quarter of 2013

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG reports that its net income for the three months ended June 30, 2014 was US$151.9 million compared to a net loss of US$1.9 million for the same quarter in 2013.
Jul 25, 2014 9:23AM


Alberta spends $80 million to buy out homes located on designated floodways

CALGARY - The Alberta government says it has spent nearly $80 million to buy 71 homes from people in designated floodways as part of its Floodway Relocation Program.
Jul 25, 2014 9:06AM


Oil train cars derail at Seattle rail yard; no spill, but some alarmed

SEATTLE - Nothing spilled when three tanker cars in an oil train derailed at rail yard in Seattle early Thursday, but it alarmed environmentalists.
Jul 24, 2014 3:05PM


Cleanup underway after Kamloops flash floods leave damage in Interior city

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - Cleanup is underway in Kamloops, B.C., as the southern Interior city dries out from flash floods that dumped 25 millimetres of rain in less than half an hour.
Jul 24, 2014 2:20PM


Wildfire season off to slow start in some areas of West, expected to get more intense

GRANTS PASS, Ore. - Widespread drought across the West had forecasters expecting an above-average wildfire season this summer, which so far has not lived up to expectations.
Jul 24, 2014 2:04PM


Fewer small businesses buying cyber liability insurance since Target breach

Businesses outside the information technology sector seem less likely to seek cyber liability insurance since news broke last December 19 about the breach involving Target, suggests Insureon, an insurance provider for small business.
Jul 24, 2014 12:25PM


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