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Blank Rome issues guidance on Hurricane Harvey insurance recovery

Blank Rome issues guidance on Hurricane Harvey insurance recovery

The reform legislation championed by Rubio, Warren and Sen. Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon requested the latest extension last week, saying there are still thousands of flood victims dealing with their contractors and the challenges of making repairs in a very tight construction market.


Harvey residential insured and uninsured flood loss $25-$37 billion: Corelogic

Harvey residential insured and uninsured flood loss $25-$37 billion: Corelogic

The other way that property owners may have coverage, of course, is through flood insurance, which is typically provided by the federal government. In percentage terms, the drop was even more dramatic in certain sections of the county: In Pasadena, just southeast of Houston, policies were down almost 20 percent.


North Korea warns Japan of 'imminent self-destruction'

North Korea warns Japan of 'imminent self-destruction'

Tuesday's aggressive missile launch - likely the longest ever from North Korea - over the territory of a close US ally sends a clear message of defiance as Washington and Seoul conduct war games nearby. "The reason they want it, I think, is they want to be able to either respond to North Korean provocation or they want North Korea to be aware that they have the capability to respond if North Korea goes too far", said Schuster, now a Hawaii Pacific University professor.


Dustin Johnson takes first round lead in Boston

Dustin Johnson takes first round lead in Boston

Garcia is joined at four under by Marc Leishman , Kyle Stanley and Jon Rahm after the latter birdied four of his last five holes. PGA champion Justin Thomas shot a 71 and British Open champ Jordan Spieth carded a 72. Kraft withdrew on the 15th hole, citing a right foot injury that he said on social media has been bothering him for a month. Play resumes this morning at 7.30am local time, with nearly half the field still to finish their second rounds.


Angels, Astros add key players on August 31

Angels, Astros add key players on August 31

The team lost the series in six games to the Texas Rangers . The Tigers were sent home empty handed by the St. Louis Cardinals in 2006 and the San Francisco Giants in 2012. "We thought the deal was dead", Astros owner Jim Crane said, via MLB.com . The Los Angeles Angels have had an odd season. Jeff Luhnow and Al Avila worked together to get a pact that would be win-win for both sides.



Will BJP President Amit Shah Enter the Cabinet as Home Minister?

As a result, MoS Resource Development Mahendra Nath Pandey, who has been appointed the UP BJP President , will be asked to quit the Cabinet. Eyeing Karnataka, Shah recently visited the state where the Siddaramaiah-led Congress government is already facing anti-incumbency.