Amazon is scrapping free grocery delivery with some Prime orders

Amazon is scrapping free grocery delivery with some Prime orders

Amazon Prime members will no longer get free delivery on some groceries starting next month. Amazon Fresh orders under $150 are no longer eligible for free delivery. Customers pay between $3.95 and $9.95, depending on order size, the company said in an email to Prime members on Friday. The new policy goes into effect on … Read more

Google exec fired after female boss groped him during drunken bash

Google exec fired after female boss groped him during drunken bash

A Google executive claims he was booted by the tech giant for rejecting a high-ranking female colleague’s jokes at a fancy company dinner. Ryan Olohan, 48, is accusing Google of firing him after one of its top executives, Tiffany Miller, groped him at a Chelsea restaurant in December 2019 and told him she knew he … Read more

Amazon is scrapping free grocery delivery with some Prime orders

Amazon is scrapping free grocery delivery with some Prime orders

Amazon Prime members will no longer get free delivery on some groceries starting next month. Amazon Fresh orders under $150 are no longer eligible for free delivery. Customers pay between $3.95 and $9.95, depending on order size, the company said in an email to Prime members on Friday. The new policy goes into effect on … Read more

Some auto insurers refuse to cover some Hyundai and Kia models

Some auto insurers refuse to cover some Hyundai and Kia models

CNN — Progressive and State Farm, two of America’s largest auto insurers, are refusing to underwrite policies in certain cities for some older Hyundai and Kia models that the companies say are too easy to steal. Several reports say the companies have stopped offering insurance for these vehicles in cities such as Denver, Colorado and … Read more

Reduced bonuses mean Wall Streeters are living less big

Reduced bonuses mean Wall Streeters are living less big

The princes of Wall Street lose their crowns and tighten their belts. Mass layoffs and reduced bonus checks promise to halt the high-flying styles of stockbrokers, money managers, investment bankers and once untouchable geniuses of hedge funds. Bloomberg BusinessWeek described Wall Street as being in “austerity mode”. Thousands of layoffs were or are coming and … Read more

Five Russian men on the run from military service have been living in a South Korean airport for months

Five Russian men on the run from military service have been living in a South Korean airport for months

Seoul, South Korea CNN — Five Russian men who fled the country following Moscow’s military mobilization order last September have been stranded for months at South Korea’s Incheon International Airport after authorities refused to take them in. Three of the men had arrived in October, the other two in November, their lawyer Lee Jong-chan said. … Read more

Kyrie Irving, D’Angelo Russell, Rui Hachimura, Cam Reddish

Kyrie Irving, D’Angelo Russell, Rui Hachimura, Cam Reddish

Greg Fiume-Getty Images Following the Lakers’ acquisition of Rui Hachimurarival executives immediately assessed what the move entails, looking ahead to the trade deadline and free agency. After giving up three picks in the second round, the Lakers are expected to retain Rui Hachimura – eligible for a $7.7 million qualifying offer and limited free agency. … Read more

Surgery for weight loss extends lives, study finds

Surgery for weight loss extends lives, study finds

CNN — Weight loss surgery reduces the risk of premature death, especially from obesity-related conditions such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease, according to a new 40-year study of nearly 22,000 people undergoing bariatric surgery in Utah. Compared to people of a similar weight, people who underwent one of the four types of weight-loss surgery … Read more

Electric car manufacturers are working to fit car dealerships into their plans for the future

Electric car manufacturers are working to fit car dealerships into their plans for the future

Customers in protective masks view the interior of a vehicle for sale at a Ford Motor Co. dealership in Colma, California, February 1, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images DETROIT — As automakers chase Tesla-like profits on new EVs, they’re faced with an existential question: How can franchised car dealerships best be … Read more

Flybe flights canceled after UK airline ceases trading

Flybe flights canceled after UK airline ceases trading

London CNN — British airline Flybe has “suspended trading” and canceled all scheduled flights, the company and the British Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said on Saturday. “Flybe, which operated scheduled services from Belfast City, Birmingham and Heathrow to airports in the UK and to Amsterdam and Geneva, has ceased trading,” the CAA said in a … Read more