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Julija Adlesic: Woman who deliberately cut off own hand in insurance scam jailed for two years | World News

A woman who cut off her own hand with a circular saw in the hope of getting a €1m (£925,000) insurance payout has been sentenced to two years in prison.

Julija Adlesic, 22, from Slovenia, plotted with her boyfriend to have her left hand severed above the wrist at their home in the capital Ljubljana early last year.

Adlesic was found guilty of attempted insurance fraud by a court in the city.

She stood to collect more than €1m, about half to be paid immediately, after signing insurance deals with five different providers about a year earlier, the court heard.

Her boyfriend was sentenced to three years in prison while his father received a one-year suspended sentence.

Days before the incident, her partner had searched the internet for information about how artificial hands work, prosecutors said, calling it further proof that it was done deliberately.

The pair had taken her

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3 ways to make more money in your business | Local News Stories

If this year has taught us anything, it’s how to be resourceful in both life and business. So many people have had to learn new skills and really dig in to how they can keep their businesses up and running (and the doors open). But what happens when you’re at the end of your creative rope, and you don’t know how to increase that bottom line?

You’ve probably heard the old saying: You have to spend money to make money. Who hasn’t? But what I want you to know is that it’s not true. Friend, you don’t actually have to spend money to make money. All you need to do is maximize what you already have.

Here are three ways to make more money in your business (without going into debt):

Maximize what you already have

One key to maximizing your profits is by maximizing your mind. Yep, I’m talking

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Blue Cross policy holders will get $100 to $500 in wellness gift cards. Money is part of insurer’s pandemic response. | Local News

Blue Cross Blue Shield of N.C. is providing more than 600,000 member households with a health and wellness retail cards valued at between $100 and $500.

The insurer said it is providing about $200 million worth of the cards as one of its responses to the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on N.C. members.

The cards are expected to arrive to the customers’ mail address between Oct.19 and Nov. 7. The amount on the retail card will depend on the products in which members are enrolled.

Blue Cross NC said eligible subscribers are those enrolled in individual plans for those under age 65, as well as fully insured employer plans, including vision and dental plans.

However, the insurer said the cards aren’t applicable to the following plan types: Medicare, federal employee program (medical, vision or dental products), Student BlueSM, State Health Plan, and self-insured group medical plans.

The cards cannot be used

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NCSolutions And ciValue Collaborate To Launch A New Cloud-Based Retailer Marketing Service That Enhances Shopper Personalization | News

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — NCSolutions (NCS) and ciValue are collaborating to launch a new cloud-based retailer marketing service designed to support the personalized and relevant experience today’s shoppers expect from retailers and brands.

The joint service, named the ciMedia Platform, allows retailers to serve the most relevant offers possible and better meet the expectations of their shoppers. By collaborating with brands on offers and campaigns, retailers can capture a larger share of CPG advertising investments. Additionally, as a part of the new service, they will gain access to NCS proven targeting solutions to expand the reach of their campaigns and ultimately drive new consumers into their retail and online stores.

“In a pandemic economy, gaps in the media ecosystem are even more glaring,” said Linda Dupree, CEO, NCSolutions. “Personalized and relevant experiences for shoppers are table stakes in today’s curated world. Retailers seeking to extend

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Morning News Call – India, September 9

To access a PDF version of this newsletter, please click here https://share.refinitiv.com/assets/newsletters/Indiamorning/MNC_IN_09092020.pdf If you would like to receive this newsletter via email, please register at: https://solutions.refinitiv.com/MNCIndiaSubscriptionpage FACTORS TO WATCH 12:00 pm: ICRA Senior Vice President and Group Head Karthik Srinivasan will participate in a webinar on moratorium and loan restructuring. PROMOTION LIVECHAT – REUTERS GLOBAL MARKETS FORUM Frank Benzimra, Head of Asia equity strategy and global asset allocation at Societe Generale in Hong Kong, joins us to discuss markets as global investment banks revise earnings estimates to less negative, amid what look like worsening U.S.-China relations with the latest focus on the tech war between the two giants. To join the conversation at 9:30 am IST, click here https://www.refinitiv.com/en/products/refinitiv-messenger/editorial-communities-financial-forums ​ INDIA TOP NEWS • India, China accuse each other of firing in the air on tense border India and China have accused each other of firing in the air during

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New business owners in Guernsey have explained how the coronavirus pandemic pushed them to launch their ideas.

Natalie Robins was struggling to find a job before she decided to set up Les Frens bakery from her home in St Martin.

She offers baked goods on a trolley from her driveway after managing to order all of her equipment online.

“One morning I had five people queuing in the drive at quarter to eight, and I don’t actually put everything out until eight,” she said.

“I think my record was 55 minutes for sausage rolls and an hour and 10 minutes for 98 cupcakes and about 70 sausage rolls.”

She added: “I’m absolutely loving it, I can work from home, I get a real buzz from putting the items on the trolley and people chatting in the driveway. It’s a real community spirit here in St Martin’s.”

Chloe Gallie was also

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