Remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo Bring Rain, Wind to Europe

The remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo battered Ireland and the United Kingdom with locally damaging winds and downpours on Monday night and Tuesday. Widespread wind gusts of 65 to 90 kph (40 to 55 mph) were reported across Ireland and the … Continue reading


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William Gallagher in Boston Promotes Sharkey to Executive VP

William Gallagher Associates (WGA) in Boston promoted Jennifer Sharkey to executive vice president from senior vice president. As leader of the firm’s ExecutiveRisk Practice, Sharkey is responsible for the strategic leadership in this practice area, overseeing the firm’s relationships and … Continue reading


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New York’s Pace University Holds Disaster Preparedness Conference

Pace University in New York City held a conference Monday titled “Summit on Resilience: The Next Storm.” The event brought together corporate and foundation leaders and government representatives, providing a forum for discussion on lessons from Superstorm Sandy and strengthening … Continue reading


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Company Fined $1M in Double Fatality at Colorado Silver Mine

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration imposed a roughly $1 million fine following an investigation into the deaths of two miners at Revenue Mine in Colorado on Nov. 17, 2013. The underground silver ore mine, located … Continue reading


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IBM Pays Globalfoundries $1.5B to Take Over Chip Business

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TPG Ups Its Investment in CAA; Wachtell, Cleary Gottlieb Land Top Advisory Roles

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Mortgage Rates Sideways to Slightly Higher

Mortgage rates continue to bide their time, holding just under 4 percent on average.  Some borrowers might see their quote move up .125% from yesterday, but others will be quoted the same rate with slightly higher closing costs.  A few … Continue reading


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Move to stop charities funding terror

22 October 2014 Last updated at 02:54 If enacted the watchdog could shut down charities under investigation to protect public confidence Charities being used to fund crime and terrorism are facing a fresh crackdown after the prime minister announced an … Continue reading


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Father of IS hostage John Cantlie dies

22 October 2014 Last updated at 00:12 Paul Cantlie made the plea for his son’s release from hospital following throat surgery The father of a UK hostage being held by militant group Islamic State has died, his family have said. … Continue reading


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Cities need more power, says study

22 October 2014 Last updated at 00:05 The Commission is calling for a “radical reshaping of the UK’s political economy” Allowing UK cities to make their own decisions on tax and spending could boost economic growth by £79bn a year … Continue reading


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UK ‘not deporting enough criminals’

22 October 2014 Last updated at 00:39 Article written by Dominic Casciani Home affairs correspondent More from Dominic Follow Dominic on Twitter Staying put: NAO finds little improvement in removals Ministers have… Continue Reading »


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Yahoo sales tick up as profits beat views

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Yahoo Inc (YHOO.O) reported a modest increase in revenue during the third quarter, exceeding lacklustre Wall Street targets, as the Internet company’s online display advertising business continued to struggle. Shares of Yahoo rose … Continue reading


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