U.S. Virgin Islands

Judge approves initial motions in Takata bankruptcy

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware bankruptcy judge on Tuesday granted several preliminary orders allowing Japanese auto parts supplier Takata to move forward with its reorganization plan, which includes the sale of most of its assets to a Chinese-owned rival for $1.6 billion.<p>Takata was forced into …

Virgin Islands

Are Illinois & Puerto Rico Our Future?

If Gov. Bruce Rauner and his legislature in Springfield do not put a budget together by Friday, the Land of Lincoln will be the first state in the …

Caribbean

Save on Select Hotel Stays With Two New Amex Offers!

Amex Offers are a really great way to save money or earn extra points on purchases you make with your Amex cards. You never know when good Amex …

Virgin Islands

Infant Award Travel - Best Miles to Use for Lap Child Flights

While airlines allow an infant to fly for free under the age of two for paid tickets, the policies can be different for award flight tickets.<p>Flying with an infant or lap child with award miles.<p>Infant award tickets are usually charged fees for international trips. Each carrier has a different …

Airlines

With Help From Mom, Collins Brings Childhood Pastime To Highest Level

<i>Story by KL Chouinard</i><i><br>Twitter: @KLChouinard</i><p>When <b>John Collins</b> was a young kid, his mother, <b>Lyria Rissing-Collins</b>, was serving her country as a member of …

Virgin Islands

Most Expensive Home in U.S. Virgin Islands Is a Castle Fit for Royalty

realtor.comFor decades, <b>Countess Nadia de Navarro-Farber</b> cut a larger-than-life figure among New York’s upper crust, donating millions of dollars to …

Business

Japanese airbag maker Takata files for bankruptcy, gets Chinese backing

Japan’s Takata Corp , at the center of the auto industry’s biggest-ever product recall, filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States and Japan, and said it had agreed to be largely acquired for $1.6-billion by the Chinese-owned U.S.-based Key Safety Systems.<p>In the biggest bankruptcy of a …

Business

Cohn for Fed buzz

<b>COHN FOR FED BUZZ</b> — Still a lot of chatter about NEC Director Gary Cohn as possible successor to Fed Chair Janet Yellen next year. People close to Cohn say he doesn’t really want it. Too academic, too much schlepping to the Hill, not enough adrenaline for a super high octane guy.<p>But who turns down …

Gary Cohn

U.S. high court lets stand Philly ruling that lets people convicted of minor crimes seek to own guns

The U.S. Supreme Court has let stand last year’s decision by a federal appeals court in Philadelphia allowing people convicted of relatively minor …

Judiciary

3 Great New Amex Offers To Earn Up to 43 Membership Reward Points Per Dollar [Targeted]

There are 3 new Amex Offers that popped up on my Business Platinum card that are big winners in the point earning department!<p>3 Great New Amex Offers …

Personal Finance

Secretary Zinke, Senators, and Local Officials Announce Rural Communities to Receive Record $465 Million in PILT

Date: June 26, 2017<br>Contact: Interior_Press@ios.doi.gov<p><b>WASHINGTON</b> – While meeting with local, state and federal officials in Nevada today, U.S. …

Ryan Zinke

Get Bonus Amex Points For Best Western Stays This Summer (Targeted)

For those of you not familiar with Amex Offers, it’s a program available through most Amex cards, where different cards are eligible for different …

Airlines

Takata Seeks U.S. Bankruptcy Protection After Air-Bag Recalls - Bloomberg

Takata Corp. filed for bankruptcy in the U.S., more than eight years after initial recalls involving its defective air bags spiraled into the biggest …

U.S. Department of Transportation

Takata Files for Bankruptcy, Sells Business to Michigan Supplier

Takata filed for bankruptcy Monday and will sell a majority of its business to Michigan-based Key Safety Systems for $1.6 billion, according to court filings and company statements.<p>As reported last week, Key Safety Systems—owned by Chinese electronics supplier Ningbo Joyson—emerged as the leading …

Virgin Islands

Where is Barack Obama? The former president goes river rafting during Indonesia vacation

Former President Barack Obama and his family were spotted on a river rafting trip on the resort island of Bali Monday.<p>Barack and Michelle Obama were pictured alongside daughters Sasha and Malia Obama paddling down the Ayung River for part of their vacation in Indonesia, where he resided for several …

French Polynesia

It's Official, Destination Weddings in the Caribbean Are the Most Popular Among U.S. Citizens

Destination weddings have grown tremendously in popularity over the past 10 years. Before that, only celebrities and the most adventurous brides and grooms would dare to ask all of their wedding guests to travel thousands of miles to celebrate their big day. Now, destination weddings are barely …

Weddings

Your Chance to Win 300,000 AAdvantage Miles Plus $3,000 — or 30,000 AAdvantage Miles

A s part of the celebration of 30 years of the Citi / AAdvantage credit card, a contest called the Citi “30 Years of Wow” has been created in which …

Airlines

Collins the latest connection between Hawks, Wake Forest

There is a connection between the Hawks and Wake Forest that goes beyond first-round draft pick John Collins.<p>Some good. Some painful.<p>There has been …

Basketball

4 Ultra-Touristy Travel Spots (and Where to Go Instead)

One look at Instagram makes it easy to see how much tourism has blown up during recent years. You’re constantly catching your travel-loving friends on vacation or epic adventures. The combination of major flight deals, ultra-affordable accommodations, and remote work opps has made it easier than …

Europe

Wounds in Hawks’ front office may be mending

John Collins answers questions during an interview after he was selected by the Atlanta Hawks as the 19th pick during the NBA draft, Thursday, June …

NBA

Airbnb to collect room tax in Puerto Rico for government

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico signed a deal with Airbnb on Thursday under which the company will collect the room tax from hosts on the island and turn the revenue over to the U.S. territory's government, which is mired in a financial crisis.<p>Gov. Ricardo Rossello said Airbnb will oversee …

Caribbean

AARP Press Room

<b>WASHINGTON, DC</b> — AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond released the following statement today in response to the Senate bill which imposes an …

Health Care

UPDATES: I'm Hosting More Speaking Events and a Newer Guide to Free Flights

Hello everyone!<p>Happy Thursday! I’m currently leading a tour around Austin (if you’re in town, come to the BBQ tomorrow) but here’s just a quick …

Virgin Islands

How to plan a trip to the Caribbean during hurricane season

Caribbean hurricane season is prime time for landing a deal. Sure, there’s some risk involved, but with smart planning and a bit of luck you can end up with a sunny and affordable tropical vacation ... or get a refund if Mother Nature is seriously uncooperative.<p>Here are tips from meteorologists, a …

Cruise Ships

N.J. has $1M Mega Millions winner for 2nd straight drawing

No one hit the $123 million jackpot. Friday's top prize is now $134 millionAnother Mega Millions drawing, another $1 million ticket sold in New …

Mega Millions

8 Surprisingly Tropical Vacations You Can Take Without a Passport

Looking for an exotic beach vacay without the hassle of international travel? Your options aren’t limited to Florida, California, Hawaii, and the …

Travel

Boss of ridesharing service arrested as fugitive from justice

The CEO of “Safr,” a Boston ridesharing service focused on women’s safety, was arrested last week on a fugitive from justice warrant out of the …

Corruption

Callahan Wins 25th International Optimist Regatta, Presented By EMS Virgin Islands

• Posted By 20 June, 2017<br>• Dinghy, International Optimist Regatta, NEWS, Youth, Youth News<p>Mitchell Callahan was in a sweet spot heading into the third …

Sailing

They Nap, You Hustle: 14 Ways To Earn Money While Your Kids are Asleep

<b></b>Raising a family is hard work. The greatest mistake a stay-at-home parent can make is to plan on a flexible schedule and tons of free time to run a …

Money

US Virgin Islands Extends Cruise Enhancement Plan

Government lengthens timeline to identify Charlotte Amalie ferry operator.

Virgin Islands