Only trained dogs qualify as service animals on U.S. airlines, as regulators rejected requests to extend legal protections to miniature horses, monkeys and other species, under final U.S. Transportation Department rules issued Wednesday. Airlines can still choose which other species to allow on board, but the rules issued on Wednesday largely resolve years of disputes with passengers who falsely claim pets as "emotional support animals," which may travel in the cabin with little oversight. Under existing rules, airlines were required to recognize with limited exceptions emotional support animals as service animals.
AM Best has downgraded the Financial Strength Rating to B++ (Good) from A (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings to "bbb" from "a" of First American Property & Casualty Insurance Company and First American Specialty Insurance Company, collectively referred to as First American PC Companies (FAPCC). The outlook of these Credit Ratings (ratings) has been revised to negative from stable. These companies are domiciled in Santa Ana, CA.
One day after California’s largest city saw what officials there called the “worst day” of the pandemic so far with it’s highest ever daily new Covid-19 case count, the state itself shattered the previous daily cases record it set just last week. On Wednesday, the CA Covid-19 dashboard indicated that 20,759 new cases had been […]
Discovery is the latest media company to launch a standalone streaming service — and the latest to adopt the simple naming strategy of just adding a plus sign — with discovery+, set to launch in the United States on January 4, 2021. While Discovery doesn't have the name recognition of (say) Disney/Disney+, it's pitching the service as "the definitive streaming service for the best real life entertainment in the world," with 55,000 episodes at launch drawn from Discovery networks like HGTV, Food Network, TLC, ID, OWN, Travel Channel, Discovery Channel and Animal Planet. It's also struck a deal with A&E Networks to feature content from A&E, The History Channel and Lifetime.
The Red Devils need a point to ensure they emerge from group H and feature in the last 16
The California secretary of state has emerged as the front-runner to replace Vice President-elect Harris in the Senate.
FOX News Channel (FNC) finished the month of November as the most-watched cable network in both total day and primetime total viewers (Persons 2+), notching 53 months in a row in the top spot across all of basic cable in total day. FNC also saw its highest-rated November on record in primetime across total viewers and in the key 25-54 demographic. November also marked the 11th consecutive month this year that the network has finished number one in all of cable across primetime total viewers led by Tucker Carlson Tonight at 8PM/ET. Surpassing every broadcast network aside from FOX in total viewers, FNC continues to outpace NBC, CBS, and ABC in addition to the cable news competition in weekday primetime, an ongoing streak since Memorial Day. Additionally, the network edged out broadcast network CBS in the key 25-54 demographic in weekday primetime.
The British drugmaker and Oxford University have already published interim efficacy results from their UK trial in November, but the results have raised questions among scientists. Speaking at a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services meeting, OWS chief adviser Moncef Slaoui said the large set of contrasting data coming out from the UK and Brazil trials may not be enough to ensure the vaccine receives the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's emergency use authorization.
Tuesday’s episode saw a double eviction for the second night running
Covid vaccinations will begin next week, says Boris Johnson. PM announces start of mass immunisation amid row over claim Brexit helped speed up approval
The story picks right back up with protagonist Wade Watts, who discovers something that once again puts his life and the virtual world of OASIS at risk. Here’s how Amazon describes of the book: “Lovingly nostalgic and wildly original as only Ernest Cline could conceive it, ‘Ready Player Two’ takes us on another imaginative, fun, action-packed adventure through his beloved virtual universe, and jolts us thrillingly into the future once again.” “Ready Player Two” currently holds the top spot on Amazon’s list of most sold fiction books for the second week and already has 1,200 customer ratings.
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In celebration of pop star Britney Spears’ birthday, her label RCA Records has unveiled the previously unreleased track “Swimming In the Stars,” available to stream now (below) and for pre-order as an exclusive vinyl pressing from Urban Outfitters. The new limited edition deluxe vinyl of Spears’ 2016 album “Glory” will also include other previously unreleased […]
RB Leipzig squandered a two-goal lead before Alexander Sorloth's stoppage-time goal earned them a 4-3 victory at Istanbul Basaksehir in Champions League Group H on Wednesday and kept the German side in the running for a top-two finish. Sorloth drilled in his shot after the Turks had fought back thanks to Irfan Kahveci. First-half goals from Yussuf Poulsen and Nordi Mukiele gave Leipzig a two-goal lead and Dani Olmo made it 3-1, but the Turks twice cut the deficit and levelled when Kahveci completed his hat-trick.
Tuesday’s episode saw a double eviction for the second night running
Shares of ExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM), Phillips 66 (NYSE: PSX), and Apache Corporation (NASDAQ: APA) are rocketing today, up 4.4%, 4.8%, and 8.2%, respectively, as of 1:40 p.m. EST. In today's oil price news, WTI crude oil prices and Brent crude are recovering from yesterday's drop, rising 2.2% each in the early afternoon. Energy investors are also taking heart today from the latest data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, which show that U.S. commercial crude oil stockpiles shrank by 0.7 million barrels in the week ended Nov. 27.
Americans who celebrated Thanksgiving with other people outside their household should assume they are infectious and a “dangerous to others,” the White House Coronavirus Task Force is warning in a startling new report obtained by ABC News. Delivered Nov. 29 to the nation’s governors, but not released publicly, President Donald Trump’s top pandemic advisers said it’s up to state and local public health officials to alert the public as COVID-19 cases hit an all-time high. The task force advises older Americans should be warned to stay away from indoor public spaces and to have groceries and medications delivered.
In this video from Motley Fool Live recorded on Nov. 23, Corinne Cardina, bureau chief of healthcare and cannabis, and Brian Orelli, Fool.com contributor, discuss the prices from the initial government contracts and a website from Duke University that tracks the contracts. Corinne Cardina: Both Moderna (NASDAQ: MRNA) and Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) are charging the U.S. about $20 per dose. Moderna's CEO has said the company will price it between $25 to $37 per dose depending on the amount ordered by other governments.
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