After Florence, what to know about your insurance coverage

In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, thousands of people in the Carolinas are still waiting to return to their homes. Those who have are assessing the damage. Catastrophe modeling...

Review: 'Life Itself' is star-studded, earnest but lacking

Hallmark sentimentality, passionate defenses of Bob Dylan's "Time Out of Mind" and horrific head traumas are thrown together in Dan Fogelman's "Life Itself ," a curious cocktail of a movie from the "T...

New Taipei landlord dies in front of bystanders after tenant stabs him over rent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Police arrested a man wandering the streets of New Taipei at 11 p.m. last night (Sept. 17) and transferred him to the Prosecutor's Office on suspicion of fatally stabb...

Kushner Cos. unpaid NYC fines: $500K and counting

NEW YORK (AP) — The Kushner family real estate firm has amassed over half a million dollars in unpaid fines for various New York City sanitation and building violations, much of that bill incurred whi...

Lebanese economy hammered by political crisis, debt

BEIRUT (AP) — Ahmad Harb opened his perfume shop on the main street of Beirut's commercial Hamra district 35 years ago, and his business has weathered security and political crises in this volatile co...

2 employees sentenced in mental health clinic fraud

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two former employees of a nonprofit mental health clinic have been sentenced for their roles in helping a member of a politically connected Philadelphia family who was convicted of...

Taiwan's claw game outlets nearly double in two years to over 6,000: MOF

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Claw game stores have begun sprouting up across Taiwan since last year, with outlets growing exponentially in merely one year to total 6,409 by May 2018, accordin...

Berengaria Development Acquires 142,000 Square-Foot Power Center in Grove City, OH.

MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 17, 2018--Berengaria Development, a portfolio company of Marcus Investments, today announced it has acquired Parkway Centre North, a key Power Center in the Parkway Cen...

Ex-official sentenced in $1M mental health clinic fraud

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A member of a politically connected Philadelphia family who was convicted of defrauding a nonprofit mental health clinic out of $1 million has been sentenced to nearly seven years ...

Taiwan’s ‘Evil Landlady’ sentenced to 8 years and 2 months

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chang Shu-ching (張淑晶), dubbed the “evil landlady” by Taiwanese media for swindling tenants over the years, was sentenced to eight years and two months in priso...

Ex-state representative sentenced for money-laundering plan

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former Pennsylvania state lawmaker has been sentenced to seven months in federal prison for her role in a money laundering scheme. Former state Rep. Leslie Acos...

Northern California landlord charged with shooting tenant

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California landlord has been charged with trying to kill a tenant in the third such violent incident between renters and property owners in recent weeks in a region mir...

Smiling Russians? World Cup hosts defy glum, hostile image

MOSCOW (AP) — Chilly, gray, threatening. To many outsiders, that's the image Russia conveys to the world. But that's not the Russia World Cup fans are discovering. A Moscow subway se...

Don't let a down payment scare you off

"Ask Brianna" is a column from NerdWallet for 20-somethings or anyone else starting out. I'm here to help you manage your money, find a job and pay off student loans — all the real-world stuff no one ...

Police officer recovering from stabbing in 'good spirits'

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A deputy police chief in Connecticut says it is too soon to know if an officer injured in a stabbing will be able to return to the force, but she is in "good spirits" as her rec...