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Allegiant to begin nonstop service to Nashville in June

Jet Blue also offers nonstop service to Orlando, going to Orlando International Airport. Allegiant Air today announced new nonstop service from Nashville, Ten...


Amazon may begin offering branded checking accounts

According to a Wall Street Journal report , the online retailer is considering launching their own branded checking account aimed at younger individuals and ...


Median Hourly Profit for Uber, Lyft Drivers Is Just $3.37

They also said that detailed driver costs should be the subject of future study. For many, Uber and Lyft are a cheap and convenient way to get around. The...


Fed chief's rate talk puts stocks in bind

We need to see a move back above 1.3980 to stabilise. We've seen some data that will, in my case, add some confidence to my view that inflation is moving up t...


Bank of England's Carney steps up attack on cryptocurrencies

Speaking to students at Edinburgh University, Carney dismissed talk of a potential ban on cryptocurrencies in the United Kingdom, saying that it "risks foregoin...


REI Stops Selling 50 NRA-Linked Brands

The head of Mountain Equipment Co-op says the company isn't rushing to make a decision about its supply chain after consumers on social media connected brands s...


Comcast throws its hat in the ring for Sky

Fox has already proposed a deal to buy the remainder of Sky that it doesn't already own for a cost of £18.5 billion. Fox owns a 39 percent stake in the compa...


Businesses Cut NRA Ties As Pressure Campaign Mounts

First National Bank of Omaha got the ball rolling on Thursday when it announced via tweet that it "will not renew its contract with the National Rifle Associ...


BB&T reports services are returning

Officials say at this time, automated Phone24 service and ATMs are now available, but some account information has not yet been fully updated from yesterday. ...


What we know about slain Mobile Police officer, Justin Billa

Martin Luther King Jr. During his remarks at a news conference Wednesday, Mobile Police Chief Lawrence Battiste said he remembered Billa saying, "I got into l...


Walmart Inc. (WMT): What's the Story?

Walmart's online business has grown rapidly in the past year. It's worth pausing to at least try to comprehend the mind boggling size of Walmart - which f...


The rise in the market of cryptocurrency: Bitcoin took another turn

Bitcoin has had a rocky start to 2018, but it is showing its resilience once again by hitting the $11,000 mark. "Not sure who that big buyer was but many hav...


Japanese man wins custody of 13 kids born to Thai surrogates

A spokesman for Bangkok's Central Juvenile Court said: "For the happiness and opportunities which the 13 children will receive from their biological father, w...


More than a thousand participate in Oshkosh Polar Plunge

This year the group of Vigo County teachers and administrators raised more than 8,500 dollars this plunge. The air temperature was 30 degrees at the start of ...


Uber to Renew Push to Expand in Japan With Taxi Partnerships

Uber now provides its ride-hailing services to limousines in Tokyo but has started to form an alliance with several taxi companies including Daiichi Kouts...


PNB scam: ED raids Akshat showroom in Raipur

This statement is likely to trigger uncertainty among other banks that had provided loans on the strength of these LoUs, which are in the nature of bank guarant...


Government suspends Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi's passports

The official complaint over the $43 million fraud says the two men, along with Modi's wife and brother, worked with a pair of bank employees to get fake "le...


Markets Right Now: Stock indexes open higher on Wall Street

In turn, this may send bond yields higher, triggering a fresh wave of selling in stocks that may last long enough to be a drag on the economy, analysts said. Th...


Oil slips below $64 as USA output, higher inventories weigh

The International Energy Agency (IEA) expects the United States to overtake Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia in oil production and at the end of the year a...


FCC wants to know if changes Pai pushed aided Sinclair-Tribune merger

Pallone also said the FCC's decision to allow the TV industry to transition to a new digital standard "could provide billions of dollars in licensing fees to ...