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DC-area health insurer CareFirst says approximately 1.1 million customer records accessed in cyber attack - @Reporterroblang

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North Carolina, US

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory says state's $2.75 billion unemployment insurance debt to federal government paid off - @ABC11_WTVD


Ride-sharing app controversies

Uber and Lyft drivers in Florida will have to buy special insurance if legislation passed by the Florida Senate is approved by the House - @TB_Times

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Severe storms hit New South Wales, April 2015

Insurance Council of Australia officially declares New South Wales storms a catastrophe - @australian

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health care

Healthcare insurance startup Oscar raises $145 million at a $1.5 billion valuation - @SAI

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Deer Park, TX, US

#BREAKING Car crashes into insurance office building in Deer Park http://t.co/UUt8ih3wj9 - @abc13houston


United States Senate

Senate Banking Committee sets up investigative team that will probe issues from financial regulation to insurance fraud - @Reuters

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Obama health care law

Nearly 90% of Americans have health insurance, a sharp improvement since before health care law, poll finds - @CNNMoney

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North Charleston, SC, officer shoots Walter Scott

North Charleston, SC, Mayor Keith Summey says officer charged in Walter Scott death expecting baby, wife is 8-months pregnant; will cover insurance until baby is born

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Federal Aviation Administration

Insurer AIG gets FAA approval to use drones to inspect sites - @WSJ

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Florida, US

Florida businessman who authorities say faked his own death to reap millions in life insurance benefits arrested in North Carolina - @AP

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Ohio same-sex marriage

Procter & Gamble, Nationwide Insurance, Cardinal Health file brief in US Supreme Court in support of Ohio marriage equality - @WLWT



Google announces US version of auto insurance shopping site - @nytimesbusiness

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Obama health care law

White House spokesman says a ruling against health care would make healthcare unaffordable, allow health insurers to discriminate again based on pre-existing conditions - @Reuters

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Obama health care law

Michael Carvin says there was 'not a scintilla' of evidence that state insurance markets would go into 'death spiral' without subsidies - @WSJ

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Obama health care law

Justice Anthony Kennedy says there's a 'serious constitutional problem' with argument that states must choose between setting up own exchanges, forfeiting tax credits - @WSJ

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Obama health care law

Plaintiffs in health care law case argue only residents of states that set up own insurance markets can get federal subsidies - @AP

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health care

Largest US health insurer tightens rules on hysterectomy coverage after debate over medical device - @WSJbreakingnews

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Oregon, US

Oregon judge orders technology giant Oracle to continue hosting state's Medicaid health insurance system - @AP

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auto industry

Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., urges Justice Department to investigate insurance companies and auto repairs done at 'preferred' shops - @cnnbrk

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