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Arizona, US

#BREAKING Arizona health insurance co-op Meritus to close shop Dec. 31. https://t.co/pjq9uJHZgj - @azcentral



AIG: Will update investors on previously announced strategy 'in the near term' - @CNBCnow



Activist investor Carl Icahn says AIG CEO Peter Hancock 'is not willing to take the bold steps' he thinks are needed to unlock company's value - @CNBCnow


Mariana, Brazil, dam breach, November 2015

Brazilian mining company executive says costs and fines incurred in deadly dam burst already exceed insurance against civil damages - @Reuters

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CEO, unit VP of Brazilian insurer Bradesco Seguros die in plane crash in central Brazil, sources tell @Reuters

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Affordable Care Act (ACA)

California fines insurance giants Blue Shield and Anthem for overstating Obamacare networks - @chadterhune

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AIG reports earnings of $0.52 a share vs estimates of $1.03 - @CNBCnow

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Affordable Care Act (ACA)

About 59,000 Arizona residents covered by Meritus health insurance co-op under Affordable Care Act marketplace plan will need to switch health-insurance providers for 2016, officials say - @azcentral

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Australia's NAB agrees to sell insurance arm to Nippon Life for $1.7 billion - @Reuters



National Australia Bank shares halted; Japanese media reports Nippon Life to buy company's insurance unit for AU$2.51 billion (more than US$1.8 billion) - @MichaelSin_

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2016 US elections

Hillary Clinton says she has 'serious concerns' with health insurance mergers between Anthem and Cigna, and Aetna and Humana - @bpolitics

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Anthem, AZ

#BREAKING: Fire crews preparing to rescue woman in van in Anthem, Arizona. https://t.co/wsQoRGXN7g #abc15wx https://t.co/ofkVqHE4iG - @abc15


The Travelers Companies

Travelers profit and revenue top estimates with net income of $928 million - @MarketsTicker

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Tennessee, US

#BREAKING Community Health Alliance ending insurance coverage for 27K Tennesseans http://t.co/ADgbl649YE - @Tennessean


2016 US elections

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush to offer plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, offer Americans tax credits for purchase of health insurance - @Reuters

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Seattle tunnel project

Washington State Department of Transportation announces lawsuit against Seattle Tunnel Partners in King County court - @KING5Seattle

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Hurricane Joaquin (2015)

Bahamian insurers: Insurance claims after Hurricane Joaquin hit Bahamas less than $50 million level after Hurricane Sandy, Irene - @Tribune242

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California, US

Judge denies request to lower bail of a doctor accused in what prosecutors call one of largest insurance fraud schemes in California history - @latimes

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health care

Number of Americans without health insurance fell to 10.4% in 2014, from 13.3% in 2013, according to Census Bureau - @Reuters

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Google invests $32.5 million in health insurance startup Oscar - @WSJ

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