Why JetBlue is willing to shell out $3.6 billion for discount airline Spirit

View of JetBlue aircraft at Terminal 5 at John F. Kennedy International Airport on May 12, 2020 in New York, NY. Pablo Monslave | Getty Images Jet Blue Airways the executives announced on Wednesday the acquisition Spirit Airlines is the airline’s ticket to growth and a chance to better compete with larger rivals. The $3.6 … Read more

Poland’s president says it’s ‘hard to deny’ genocide in Ukraine after footage of civilians killed emerges

“It’s hard to deny that, of course. It’s a crime that meets the hallmarks of genocide, especially if you look at the context of the various conversations that are going on,” Duda told CNN’s Dana Bash in an interview. exclusive to Warsaw. , Poland. Duda said Russian propaganda about Moscow’s goal of “denazifying” Ukraine shows … Read more

Biden administration imposes new sanctions on Putin’s daughters and Russian banks

The United States also announced sanctions against the wife and daughter of Putin’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. The UK then announced its own sanctions, and the European Union was also expected to follow suit, increasing Western pressure on Moscow as the war enters its second month. The sanctions are designed to tighten the noose on … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens on Wednesday April 6

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Stock futures sink in what would add to Tuesday’s decline on Fed concerns Traders on the floor of the NYSE, March 31, 2022. Source: NYSE US Stock Futures fell on Wednesday as investors await more information on … Read more

Russia’s failure to defeat Kyiv was a defeat for the ages

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kyiv has been a Russian defeat for the ages. The fight started badly for the invaders and went downhill from there. When President Vladimir Putin launched his war on February 24 after months of buildup on Ukraine’s borders, he sent hundreds of helicopter commandos – the best of the best Russian “spetsnaz” … Read more

States put unemployment insurance on the chopping block

A job seeker visits a Job News USA job fair in Louisville, Kentucky on June 23, 2021. A new law in Kentucky cuts the maximum duration of unemployment benefits by more than half, to 12 weeks, during periods low unemployment. Luke Sharret | Bloomberg | Getty Images State legislatures are proposing bills to cut unemployment … Read more

Global public debt set to soar to $71 trillion this year: research

People wearing protective face masks wait at a bus stop with a display of the current national debt amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Washington, January 31, 2022. Sarah Silbiger | Reuters LONDON — Global sovereign debt is expected to climb 9.5% to a record $71.6 trillion in 2022, according to a new report, … Read more

Sri Lanka crisis follows similar pattern to Arab Spring, analysts say

Thousands of Sri Lankans took to the streets on Monday to demand the ousting of Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa seen here on November 1, 2021 in Glasgow, UK. Andy Buchanan | Swimming pool | Getty Images “I have to go, Gotabaya,” chanted thousands of people who took to the streets of Sri Lanka to … Read more

Peruvian President Castillo lifts Lima lockdown amid criticism | Protests News

The mandatory lockdown came amid protests over rising fuel and food prices that left at least four people dead. Peruvian President Pedro Castillo raised mandatory confinement imposed in the country’s capital and a nearby town, after the measure sparked widespread criticism, anger and further protests in the streets of Lima. Castillo had ordered residents Monday … Read more

Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ law inspires bill in Ohio

House Bill 616 would prohibit the teaching or provision of “any curriculum or educational materials about sexual orientation or gender identity” to students in kindergarten through third grade, using language similar to Florida’s. The bill also goes further than the law recently passed in Florida, prohibiting Ohio public school educators in grades 4 through 12 … Read more