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Shares of Lemonade (NYSE: LMND) were up 3.5% when the market closed on Wednesday, though they were up by as much as 5.1% during the day. Lemonade brings big data and artificial intelligence to the insurance industry, attempting to disrupt a massive market. Last quarter, the company's gross profit dropped 59% to $1.9 million as winter storm Uri hit Texas, causing a big spike in homeowners claims.
A Florida resident has been charged in an alleged scheme to bribe Venezuelan officials to obtain $250 million in contracts and launder funds, U.S. authorities said on Wednesday. The U.S. Justice Department said U.S. permanent resident and Syrian national Naman Wakil, 59, participated in the bribery and money laundering scheme from 2010 to September 2017. The Justice Department said the bribery scheme related to efforts to win $250 million in contracts from Venezuela's state-owned and state-controlled oil and food companies, Petróleos de Venezuela S.A. (PDVSA) and Corporación de Abastecimiento y Servicios Agrícola (CASA).
Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz dismissed speculation of the Buffalo Bills relocating if a deal can’t be negotiated for public funds to pay for the construction of a new stadium. Poloncarz did not go into specifics on the proposed cost of the project to replace the Bills current facility, which opened in 1973, and controlled by the state and county. “I want the public to understand there’s been no gun put to the head of Erie County and New York state stating, `If you do not do this, we are moving,’” he said.
The actress is taking a stand, while the Offspring have sidelined drummer Pete Parada because he won't get vaccinated.
The ever popular Deadline franchise, The Contenders, is set for the last big blowout of the TV season just as final voting for Emmys also begins. Deadline’s The Contenders Television: The Nominees has grown to be so big we had to spread it across an entire weekend, so in livestreamed presentations we are hosting panels for comedies, […]
The Government has announced a host of changes that will come into force in England on Sunday.
CALGARY — Alberta's top doctor is apologizing for causing "confusion, fear or anger" after communicating the province's plan to eliminate remaining COVID-19 public health measures. In a column sent to various media outlets Wednesday, Dr. Deena Hinshaw said her words have caused some people to think she believes COVID is over. Hinshaw said that was not her intended message. "We will not eliminate COVID, which means we need to learn how to live with it," she writes. "As vaccine coverage has change
Angela Bassett is set to make history with her pay raise for Fox's 9-1-1! Deadline first shared news of the salary bump on Aug.
Unvaccinated college athletes should be tested weekly for COVID-19, wear masks in most situations and be quarantined if exposed to the virus, while vaccinated individuals should not be tested routinely, according to the NCAA's latest health and safety recommendations released Wednesday. The updated guidance mostly follow CDC recommendations and come as football practice starts across the country. They also come at a time when the highly transmissible delta variant has led to some regional spikes
An Ontario court has dismissed the Ford government’s appeal of a ruling that it could not impose a funding cut for student unions and other post-secondary services, with the judge saying the effort was “a profound interference in university autonomy.” The plan, which the government dubbed the Student Choice Initiative, was introduced by the Progressive Conservatives in 2019 along with an unfunded 10 per cent reduction in tuition fees. It required colleges and universities to allow students to op
The 'Sour' songstress also weighed in on Britney Spears' conservatorship crisis.
New York, New York--(Newsfile Corp. - August 4, 2021) - The following statement is being issued by Levi & Korsinsky, LLP:To: All persons or entities who purchased or otherwise acquired securities of Activision Blizzard, Inc. ("Activision Blizzard") (NASDAQ: ATVI) between August 4, 2016 and July 27, 2021. You are hereby notified that a securities class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Central District of California. To ...
More Britons are entering the hospitality sector than ever before
Nova Scotia Mounties say employees of a small Cape Breton grocery store are to be thanked for spotting a gift card scam and notifying two victims about it. In mid-June, a customer at the Neils Harbour Co-op purchased about 20 gift cards totalling $7,000. "Basically, the spidey senses kicked in," said acting grocery manager Susan Dowling. "I went and asked him, 'Sir, why are you buying all these gift cards?' And I tried to explain to him that there's a lot of scams going on." RCMP say fraudsters
Researchers suggest their findings can help reduce pressure on intensive care units.
Demand for oxygen use during Covid waves was a serious pressure on hospitals during the pandemic
A man stabbed 59-year-old Roberto Lopez in his chest on July 6 at a convenience store gas pump, police said.
A Calgary arborist has been noticing more signs of trees undergoing drought-related stress in the city following another hot, dry summer. "The yellowing, that's kind of the first sign of fall, we kind of call it that now, but really that's a reaction to dry conditions," said Matt Davis, with Adair Tree Care. He said as trees dry out, they try to conserve their energy and their moisture by shedding leaves they don't need. And, over time, these stressed-out trees become more prone to disease, said
The striker had a spell at Stamford Bridge between 2011 and 2014.
Louis C.K. is launching his biggest comedy tour since a #MeToo scandal torpedoed his career in 2017.