Sunday, 27 September 2020

Trump Amps Up Pressure to Reopen Schools, Attacks CDC Guidelines

President Donald Trump intensified his pressure campaign to reopen schools, attacking the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention over guidelines he said were too onerous, costly and impractical. Trump, in tweets Wednesday, said he’d be meeting with the CDC about the guidance, and threatened to withhold federal funding to…

United Airlines could furlough 36,000 employees by Oct. 1 as demand remains low

What United Airlines wants to know before you board your flight; how Hilton is making guests feel more comfortable Fox Business Briefs: United Airlines is asking passengers to complete a health assessment before boarding; Hilton begins a worldwide rollout of its ‘CleanStay’ program to make guests feel more comfortable in…

Coast-to-Coast U.S. Heat Wave May Break Records, Hurt Crops

Oppressive heat will blanket the U.S. from California to the Northeast through at least the middle of next week, driving up energy demand, stressing crops and probably setting new records. New York’s Central Park is forecast to reach 91 degrees Fahrenheit (33 Celsius) Thursday, and will remain in the high…

U.K. Pubs and Restaurants Welcome Stimulus While Risks Loom

Britain’s hospitality industry welcomed proposals for a reduction in value-added tax and discount restaurant meals while warning that the sector is still at risk. The measures may help rebuild confidence and spur more people to go out, which could buy time for businesses gasping to survive after being slammed by…