Reuters: Top News
|France presidential poll a bellwether for Europe
PARIS (Reuters) - France voted on Sunday in the first round of a bitterly fought presidential election that is crucial to the future of Europe and a closely-watched test of voters' anger with the political establishment.
POSTED APRIL 23, 2017 5:17 AM
|North Korea says ready to strike U.S. aircraft carrier
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Sunday it was ready to sink a U.S. aircraft carrier to demonstrate its military might, as two Japanese navy ships joined a U.S. carrier group for exercises in the western Pacific.
POSTED APRIL 23, 2017 1:59 AM
|North Korea detains third U.S. citizen: Yonhap
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea detained a U.S. citizen on Friday, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported, bringing the total number of Americans held by the isolated country to three.
POSTED APRIL 23, 2017 5:04 AM
|U.S. Vice President Pence tries hand at koala diplomacy Down Under
SYDNEY (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence crouched down in the shade of a eucalyptus tree on Sunday at Sydney's Taronga Zoo where Penny, a red kangaroo, dozed in the midday heat, scratching her behind the ears before she lazily rolled onto her back.
POSTED APRIL 23, 2017 2:13 AM
|Philippine troops kill three more militants on tourist island
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine soldiers have killed three more Islamic State-linked militants on a resort island where they were hiding after a failed attempt to kidnap tourists, a military spokesman said on Sunday.
POSTED APRIL 23, 2017 2:38 AM
|Germany not worried by U.S. corporate tax reform plans: Schaeuble
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble is not worried by the prospect of cuts to corporate tax rates in the United States he told German magazine Wirtschaftswoche on the sidelines of the IMF and World Bank spring meetings in Washington.
POSTED APRIL 23, 2017 4:13 AM
|March for Science draws big crowds, clever signs across U.S.
WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people turned out in cities across the United States and beyond on Saturday for Earth Day events billed as a "celebration of science" to counter what organizers say is a growing disregard for evidence-based knowledge in Washington.
POSTED APRIL 22, 2017 8:42 PM
|American Airlines apologizes for onboard clash over stroller
NEW YORK (Reuters) - American Airlines on Saturday apologized to a female passenger and suspended an employee after a video showing an onboard clash over a baby stroller went viral, in the latest embarrassment for a U.S. carrier over how it treated a customer.
POSTED APRIL 22, 2017 6:55 PM
|IMF members set aside trade split as French vote rattles nerves
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - International Monetary Fund members on Saturday dropped a pledge to fight protectionism amid a split over trade policy and turned their attention to another looming threat to global economic integration: the first round of France's presidential election.
POSTED APRIL 22, 2017 6:25 PM
|Saudi Arabia restores civil service and military allowances
RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's King Salman issued a royal decree on Saturday restoring financial allowances for civil servants and military personnel that had been cut under austerity measures.
POSTED APRIL 22, 2017 8:49 PM
|Schinnerer unveils property insurance coverage
The Schinnerer Group is introducing a new insurance program through Marsh L.L.C. that will cover up to 10% of an insured’s property insurance program with up to $200 million in limits per program.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 2:32 PM
|AIG units may be liable in airline reservations dispute
The case is related to a $200 million settlement that a flight reservation technology firm reached with American Airlines.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 2:26 PM
|Equity analysts look favorably on robust insurer risk management
Equity analysts prefer strong risk management practices among insurers rather than a focus purely on generating returns on investments according to a new survey.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 2:07 PM
|Massive workers comp fraud ring uncovered in California
More than two dozen doctors, pharmacists and business owners in California are facing insurance fraud charges in an alleged $40 million fraudulent workers compensation medical billing and kickback operation.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 2:02 PM
|California employers sentenced for workers comp violations
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 1:47 PM
|Willis Towers Watson names North American broking head
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 12:54 PM
|Bose headphones listening in on listeners, lawsuit claims
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 12:40 PM
|Judge hands Volkswagen three-year probation sentence
(Reuters) — A federal judge in Detroit on Friday sentenced Volkswagen A.G. to three years' probation over the German automaker's diesel emissions scandal as part of a $4.3 billion settlement announced in January.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 12:15 PM
|Aviation insurance brokers confirm probe by British regulator
Several top insurance brokers issued statements Friday announcing that they are being investigated by the U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority for sharing competitively sensitive information within the aviation and insurance sectors.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 11:39 AM
|Messaging app said to be used in White House does not work: Lawsuit
(Reuters) — Confide, a popular encrypted messaging app said to be used by White House officials, does not keep communications confidential as its maker promises, a proposed class action lawsuit charges.
POSTED APRIL 21, 2017 11:17 AM