FILE- In this Aug. 9, 2018, file photo a wildfire burns near homes in the Cleveland National Forest in Lake Elsinore, Calif. California homeowners may find themselves facing insurance issues even if they were not directly hit by this year’s blazes. The California Department of Insurance warned in January that the increasing number and severity of wildfires in the state were making it more difficult for homeowners to find and hold on to insurance. And now they say that recent massive fires may make the problem more acute. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, File) A fire helicopter takes off through smoke rising to make a drop on active fires in Yosemite National Park after the park reopened after a three week closure from smoke and fires that led to most tourists canceling their trips Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018 in Yosemite, Calif. (AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds Visitors photograph El Capitan through a thin veil of smoke after Yosemite Valley … [Read more...] about California wildfires may make homeowners insurance harder to get and hold onto
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Oops; Gap apologizes for T-shirt's wrong China map The U.S. clothing retailer Gap apologized Tuesday for selling T-shirts with what it says is an incorrect map of China that didn't include self-ruled Taiwan, in the latest example of corporate kowtowing to Beijing."Upon the realization that one of our T-shirts sold in some overseas markets mistakenly failed to reflect the correct map of China, we urgently launched an internal investigation across the group and have decided to immediately pull back this T-shirt from all the concerned global markets," the company said in a statement, adding that the shirts had already been pulled from Chinese shelves and destroyed.The company took action after photos began circulating on Chinese social media of a T-shirt showing a map that didn't include Taiwan, a self-ruled island that Beijing regards as Chinese territory. The map also appeared to leave out southern Tibet and the disputed South China Sea, the state-owned Global Times said, adding that it … [Read more...] about Your daily 6: Gap says sorry for wrong China map, leakers dubbed ‘traitors’ and does insurance cover lava losses?
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest White House defends Melania Trump's 'Be Best' plan in copying Obama-era booklet White House swings back at critics who say her Be Best campaign to promote kids' well-being copied a booklet by the Obama administration. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. 39 Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Maria Puente, USA TODAY Published 12:03 p.m. CT May 8, 2018 | Updated 4:56 p.m. CT May 8, 2018 CLOSE The first lady has been relatively silent during this presidency. But Monday she announced her initiative. It was a bit baffling. Take a look at our favorite jokes, then vote for yours at usatoday.com/opinion. USA TODAY Opinion_Eileen Rivers CONNECT … [Read more...] about White House defends Melania Trump’s ‘Be Best’ plan in copying Obama-era booklet
In the aftermath of the killing of Cpl. Eugene Cole and the successful apprehension of the man suspected of killing him, Somerset County Sheriff Dale Lancaster pointed out that “a lot of officers will say that they’re fine. I want to tell you that they’ve been all deeply affected — not only our agency, but all agencies have been deeply affected by what has happened, me included. “Cpl. Cole died on my watch, and it’s something that I will carry with me for the rest of my life and I will never forget.” In an interview Thursday at his office in East Madison, Lancaster said, “From throughout the country, we’ve been contacted. Different agencies are going to be sending representatives. We’re anticipating that it’s going to be a large event.” Lancaster would not estimate the anticipated number of people who will attend visiting hours Sunday at the Skowhegan Armory or the service Monday at the Cross Center in Bangor, but … [Read more...] about New York City police to lead funeral procession of Cpl. Eugene Cole to Bangor
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest When is it safe to drop term life insurance? There are factors to weigh before making call Life insurance is meant to help your family accomplish your financial goals, whether you’re there or not. It’s important to think through the reasons why a person needs life insurance before deciding it's no longer needed. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Nation's Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Peter Dunn, Special for USA TODAY Published 7:00 a.m. ET May 4, 2018 CLOSE If you're planning on relying solely on your social security check for retirement, you may want to reconsider. Here's why. Wochit CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT … [Read more...] about When is it safe to drop term life insurance? There are factors to weigh before making call