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

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

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

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

Prosecutors say Sam Bankman-Fried’s contact with ex-FTX lawyer is “suggestive” of witness tampering

Prosecutors say Sam Bankman-Fried’s contact with ex-FTX lawyer is “suggestive” of witness tampering

CNN — Federal prosecutors said FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried contacted the crypto trading platform’s former general counsel earlier this month in an effort they say could amount to witness tampering. A spokesperson for Bankman-Fried declined to comment. Prosecutors from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York have asked the judge to … 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 like Denver, Colorado and St. … Read more

American tourist fined for driving rental car over medieval Italian bridge

American tourist fined for driving rental car over medieval Italian bridge

Editor’s Note: Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news about destinations opening up, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest on aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. Rome CNN — The Ponte Vecchio, a beautiful ancient bridge spanning the River Arno in the Italian city … Read more

FTX creditors include Goldman Sachs, New York Times and Netflix

FTX creditors include Goldman Sachs, New York Times and Netflix

New York CNN — Recently unsealed bankruptcy documents revealed thousands of creditors to whom FTX owes money after the once-powerful crypto exchange collapsed in November. Wall Street heavyweights, including Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan, were named in the list of creditors, which includes companies, charities, individuals and other entities in a 116-page document filed late Wednesday. … Read more

Gautam Adani’s company loses $50 billion in market value after short seller report

Gautam Adani’s company loses  billion in market value after short seller report

New Delhi CNN — The value of Gautam Adani’s business empire has collapsed by more than $50 billion this week since Hindenburg Research, a US company that makes money from short selling, published a damning report accusing it of fraud. India’s Adani Group has labeled Hindenburg’s allegations as “baseless” and “malicious” and is considering legal … Read more