Biden to announce new rules for airlines and travel sites to be more transparent about additional fees

Biden to announce new rules for airlines and travel sites to be more transparent about additional fees

CNN  —  President Joe Biden on Monday is expected to announce a new proposed rule that would require airlines and travel sites to be more transparent about additional fees that customers could be charged, including for baggage, flight changes or cancellations, a White House official tells CNN. Under the proposed rule, airlines and travel sites … Read more

Biden administration seeks new rules on airline fee disclosures

Travelers at LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in the Queens borough of New York, US, on Friday, July 2, 2022. As travel is ramping up for the July 4th holiday, staffing shortages are causing problems for some of the nations largest airlines. Angus Mordant | Bloomberg | Getty Images President Joe Biden plans to announce new rules … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Monday, September 26

Raphael Bostic at Jackson Hole, Wyoming David A. Grogan | CNBC Here are the most important news items that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Bad start for stocks Stocks are still in a funk. The three major indices were down Monday, indicating that last week’s troubles would continue. On Friday, the Dow … Read more

South Korea’s Yoon says ‘untrue’ media reports damage alliance amid hot mic controversy

Seoul, South Korea Reuters  —  South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol said on Monday “untrue” media reports over his remarks threatened to damage relations with the United States after he was caught cursing on a hot mic during his visit to New York last week. A series of gaffes and controversies overshadowed Yoon’s first major overseas … Read more

Hurricane Ian projected for landfall in Florida, State of Emergency issued | LiveNOW from FOX – LiveNOW from FOX

Hurricane Ian projected for landfall in Florida, State of Emergency issued | LiveNOW from FOX  LiveNOW from FOX Hurricane Ian: See latest forecast cone, spaghetti models, advisory information  10 Tampa Bay Beware of price gouging, county consumer protection says  Bay News 9 Even as storm Ian approaches, Cuba focuses on controversial referendum on gay marriage  Miami Herald View Full … Read more

Pfizer CEO tests positive for COVID-19 again

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said on Saturday that he has tested positive for COVID-19 again — the second time he has contracted the virus in under two months. “While we’ve made great progress, the virus is still with us,” he wrote on Twitter. Bourla, who previously tested positive for COVID-19 in mid-August, said he is currently symptom … Read more

If midterms are a ‘referendum’ on Biden, Democrats are doomed

Former White House press secretary Jen Psaki bluntly admitted that if the November midterm elections are a “referendum” on President Biden, the Democrats will lose.  Psaki, who left the White House in May to take a job at MSNBC, said if the midterms focus on the “most extreme” party, mentioning Republican Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor … Read more

Russian military escalation and ‘bogus threats’ show Putin has been ‘outsmarted’ by the Ukrainians, says UK PM

CNN  —  Vladimir Putin’s announcement of increased military conscription to bolster Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine shows that the Russian President “has been outsmarted” by Kyiv, UK Prime Minister Liz Truss told CNN in an exclusive and wide-ranging interview. The new British leader, who takes power at a time of historic upheaval, told CNN’s Jake Tapper … Read more

Crowd Can’t Stifle Laughter When Ted Cruz Accuses Biden of Giving ‘Unhealthiest’ Presidential Speech

A festival audience just couldn’t hold their laughter when Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) had the audacity to claim President Joe Biden gave the unhealthiest presidential speech he’s ever seen. “Listen, we saw Joe Biden stand up in Pennsylvania and give a speech—bathed in red light like Emperor Palpatine, that was bizarre—where he called half the … Read more

California governor urges overhaul of Democrats’ strategy

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom called for an overhaul of Democrats’ political strategy on Saturday, saying the party is “getting crushed” by Republicans in part because they are too timid, often forced to play defense while Republicans “dominate with illusion.” Speaking at the Texas Tribune Festival in Austin, Texas — the territory … Read more