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QBE Insurance earnings to be hurt by rising disaster claims

QBE Insurance earnings to be hurt by rising disaster claims

The company said that there was also a pre-tax impact to earnings of approximately A$600 million. "It's a massive hit", Shaw and Partners analyst David Spotswood said. The stock was the largest drag on the Australian benchmark index. The global insurance and reinsurance industry's worst-ever year was 2011, when companies paid out an inflation-adjusted US$137 billion following a tsunami in Japan, earthquakes in New Zealand, floods in Thailand and tornadoes in the USA, according to Barclays. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trevor Noah Questions Why Americans Are 'Afraid' to Talk About Guns

Trevor Noah Questions Why Americans Are 'Afraid' to Talk About Guns

And, every time, it plays out the same: "We're shocked, we're sad, thoughts and prayers, and then, nearly on cue, people are going to come out and say "Whatever you do, when speaking about the shootings, don't talk about guns" Noah said. Is it white nationalists? This, hours after a gunman killed 59 people attending a country music concert, shooting at them from a room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel . Consulte Mais Informação

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Steven Tyler Downplays Health Rumors After Aerosmith's South American Tour Cancelation

Steven Tyler Downplays Health Rumors After Aerosmith's South American Tour Cancelation

However, in a statement issued on Monday, Tyler downplayed any major health woes. There was speculation that Tyler had suffered a seizure and had been rushed to hospital, but now the rocker claims that this is not true. Sorry to have cut the tour short, but I had to have a procedure that only my doc (doctor) in the States could perform". Just watch the 100,000 people at Rock in Rio. Consulte Mais Informação

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Nuclear Issue: White House Again Rejects Talks With North Korea

Nuclear Issue: White House Again Rejects Talks With North Korea

North Korea conducted its sixth nuclear test in September and has launched intercontinental ballistic missiles that some experts say have the range to hit major USA cities. In the period between January 1993 and July 1994, the U.S. and North Korea held 19 negotiation events over the regime's nuclear weapons program. "We have a couple, three channels open to Pyongyang ". Consulte Mais Informação

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Miley Cyrus And Adam Sandler Sing Tribute To Las Vegas Victims

Miley Cyrus And Adam Sandler Sing Tribute To Las Vegas Victims

In another post, Miley shared a photo of herself playing alongside actor Adam Sandler . Miley closed the show with a rare performance of "The Climb", which she also dedicated to the victims' families. These words mean more now to me than ever..."Keep The Faith" ....sending love to ALL! While co-hosting The Tonight Show , Miley chose to dedicate the show to the tragic shootings in Las Vegas which has left 59 dead and over 500 injured. Consulte Mais Informação

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Sonic the Hedgehog movie lands at Paramount

Sonic the Hedgehog movie lands at Paramount

You read right. Talk of a " Sonic the Hedgehog " movie is starting up again. Earlier this year, SEGA struck a deal with IDW to publish Sonic comics in 2018 and beyond. He will be joined by Toby Ascher, and co-producers Dmitri Johnson and Dan Jevons. Miller's known collaborator and Oscar nominee Jeff Fowler will make his debut as a director on the now untitled Sonic the Hedgehog movie. Consulte Mais Informação

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