Firefighters Partially Surround Deadly California Fire

KLAMATH RIVER, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters have gotten their first hold on California’s deadliest and most destructive fire of the year and expected that the blaze would remain stalled through the weekend. The McKinney Fire near the Oregon border was 10% contained as of Wednesday night and bulldozers and hand crews were making progress carving … Read more

Insurer required to partially cover earthquake claim – Daily – Insurance News

A homeowner who says last year’s Victorian earthquake caused damage to her home will be partially covered by her building insurance after a dispute ruling. An Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) determination found that the 5.9 magnitude quake on September 22 likely created cracks in the interior plaster of the building but denied the homeowner’s … Read more

I’m 33 and earn $120K. I have $300K in company stock and $56K in debt. I’m partially supporting my partner, sadly due to his failing business. What should be my next move?

I am 33 years old, I currently make just over $120,000 a year, including an annual bonus, and my company has gifted me with around $300,000 in equity in the firm, although our stock is brand new, so it is constantly swinging up and down. I put around 6% toward a 401(k) and another 4% … Read more

Manali-Leh highway partially reopened for traffic after more than 5 months

The highway that connects Manali in Himachal Pradesh with Leh has been partially reopened for traffic after remaining shut for more than five months owing to heavy snow, an official said on Monday. “The traffic between Manali and Leh has been restored for light vehicles. However, the movement of two-wheelers … Read more