United Airlines just lost $800 million in value

Please buckle up, there’s some turbulence ahead. United Continental has lost about $800 million in total value on Tuesday, the day after a video of a man being dragged off a flight became a major news story. Shares in the company had declined about 3.8 percent in mid-morning trading, a steep drop for a major…

United Airlines parent’s shares down after backlash in China

  Apr 11th 2017 9:30AM April 11 (Reuters) – Shares of United Airlines parent United Continental Holdings Inc fell, after a passenger who appeared to be Asian was physically dragged off a flight on Sunday, prompting a backlash on Chinese social media on Tuesday. United Airlines’ decision to drag the passenger off a flight from…

Search underway for cruise ship passenger who went overboard

Apr 8th 2017 6:01PM By: Emily Drooby, Buzz60 The U.S. Coast Guard continues to search for a Georgia man who went overboard on a Bahamas-bound Carnival cruise ship. 32-year-old Reco Scott of Decatur fell from the ninth deck of the nearly 3,000-person capacity cruise ship around 5 a.m. Friday, according to the Coast Guard. A…

Uber president Jeff Jones quits, deepening turmoil

SAN FRANCISCO, March 19 (Reuters) – Ride services company Uber Technologies Inc has been thrust deeper into turmoil with the departure of company president Jeff Jones, a marketing expert hired to help soften its often abrasive image. Jones quit less than seven months after joining the San Francisco company, an Uber spokesman said on Sunday.…

What’s next for Trump’s travel ban?

The Trump administration filed notice Friday that it plans to appeal a temporary restraining order issued this week in Maryland, and it’s widely expected to do the same in Hawaii. But no matter the outcome before the federal appeals courts, experts agree that the matter will ultimately be decided by the Supreme Court. “It’s a…

US issues warning against spring break travel to Mexico

Mar 17th 2017 4:43AM By Emily Drooby, Buzz60 Spring breakers beware. The U.S. State Department is warning college students not to go to certain parts of Mexico for spring break vacation. The Department reports some areas are too dangerous for Americans because of crime. Those areas include Baja California which boasts the popular spring break…

Trump’s revised travel ban dealt first court setback

March 10 (Reuters) – A federal judge in Wisconsin dealt the first legal blow to President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban on Friday, barring enforcement of the policy to deny U.S. entry to the wife and child of a Syrian refugee already granted asylum in the United States. The temporary restraining order, granted by U.S.…