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Israel is freezing flights in and out of the country to slow the spread of COVID-19 strains

FILE PHOTO: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting Reuters Israel will ban inbound and outbound flights by foreign airlines to slow the spread of COVID-19 strains. Haaretz reported the freeze will take effect early Tuesday morning and last until January 31.  Emergency medical flights, firefighting planes, and legal travel will be permitted, according to the report. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Israel will ban foreign airlines fro...
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Airlines have banned more than 2,500 passengers for not wearing masks - here are the carriers that have booted the most

A Delta Air Lines flight attendant. Thomas Pallini/Business Insider More than 2,500 passengers have been banned from US airlines for non-compliance with mask policies.  Delta Air Lines banned 880 passengers, including six on a flight where Mitt Romney was harassed.  President Joe Biden signed a mask mandate for air travelers on his first full day in office. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Newly inaugurated President Joe Biden just signed an executive order to mandate ma...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Minneapolis, Washington, Planes, Masks, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Flying, Hawaii, Washington Dc, Delta, Mitt Romney


Oil Industry Reels as Biden Targets Fossil Fuels in First Days - Bloomberg

Oil Industry Reels as Biden Targets Fossil Fuels in First Days - Bloomberg Hours after taking office, President Joe Biden made good on a campaign promise to cancel the Keystone XL oil pipeline. Later that day his Interior Department mandated that only top agency leaders could approve new drilling permits over the next two months.Next week, according to people familiar with the plans, Biden will go even further: suspending the sale of oil and gas leases on federal land, where the U.S. gets 10% of...
Tags: Travel, Joe Biden, Biden, Interior Department, American Petroleum Institute, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Frank Macchiarola


Hawaii all-mail balloting deemed a success, more money earmarked for public schools, 20% of traffic tickets go unpaid, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

  Voters line up in Hilo on Nov. 3, 2020 ©2021 All Hawaii NewsCommission sees election success in all-mail balloting. Despite a 2020 general election when some Oahu polls closed almost four hours late and some Hilo voters spent three hours in line, the state Elections Commission is sending the Legislature a rosy review in its required biennial evaluation of the conduct of the election. West Hawaii Today.=====Gov. Ige says DOE’s budget shortfall is $123M less than feared, but teachers unio...
Tags: Travel, White House, US, Joe Biden, Hawaii, Biden, Donald Trump, Council, DOE, Medicaid, Big Island, Hawaii Island, Maui, Department Of Education, Department Of Health, Honolulu


Biden just signed an executive order that mandates mask-wearing while flying and utilizing most forms of mass transit

Then-Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden holds up a face mask at The Queen theater on October 28, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Joe Biden signed an executive order on Thursday requiring air passengers wear masks. Airports and commercial aircraft are included, as well as other modes of transport including trains. New testing requirements to enter the US from abroad are also being reviewed.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Preside...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Politics, News, Air Travel, Cdc, Planes, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Flying, United States, Netherlands, Delta, Treasury, Aviation


#Saudi reactions to Biden’s inauguration - ht @RiyadhBureau @ahmed

Saudi reactions to Biden’s inauguration - Riyadh Bureau The inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States was featured on the front pages of all Saudi newspapers Thursday, with commentary ranging from sadness over Trump’s departure to cautiously welcoming the new administration and hoping that it would maintain the close ties forged in recent years. Here is a selection of linked articles and translated passages from the Saudi press in recent days:Abdulrahman al-Rashed,...
Tags: Travel, Obama, Congress, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Defense, Israel, Joe Biden, Iran, Syria, United States, Biden, Tehran, Yemen, Lebanon, Gulf


Hawaii Legislature convenes without pomp, federal recognition for Hawaiians back on the table, Honolulu mayor names chief of staff, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Taro farmers offer free cuttings at Capitol as Hawaii Legislature convenes PC: Ka Leo o Hawai'i via Facebook, Ethan Weil State Legislature opens without the usual revelry. The coronavirus pandemic and the shock waves it has sent through the economy, as well as heightened security as a result of the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol, combined to create somber, austere ceremonies as lawmakers gathered on Wednesday to kick off this year’s legislative session. Star-Advertiser.New legislativ...
Tags: Travel, Senate, Joe Biden, Hawaii, Washington Dc, House Of Representatives, Leo, Biden, Chinatown, Big Island, Hawaii Island, Waikiki, Kauai, Maui, State, Martin


Oil steadies after unexpected build in U.S. crude stockpiles | Reuters

Oil steadies after unexpected build in U.S. crude stockpiles | Reuters Oil prices steadied on Thursday after industry data showed a surprise increase in U.S. crude inventories that revived pandemic-related fuel demand concerns, while U.S. stimulus hopes buoyed prices.Brent crude futures rose 2 cents to settle at $56.10 a barrel. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures fell 18 cents to settle at $53.13 a barrel.Both benchmarks rose over the past two days on expectations of massive COVID-...
Tags: Travel, Joe Biden, Reuters, Reuters Oil, U S West Texas Intermediate WTI, Rupert Neil Bumfrey


AHLA Statement On Inauguration Of President Biden And Vice President Harris

The following is a statement from Chip Rogers, president and CEO of the American Hotel & Lodging Association, on the Inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.
Tags: Travel, Joe Biden, Biden, HARRIS, American Hotel Lodging Association, Chip Rogers


Oil rises on U.S. stimulus hopes, tighter market under Biden | Reuters

Oil rises on U.S. stimulus hopes, tighter market under Biden | Reuters Oil edged higher on Wednesday on expectations that U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration will deliver hefty pandemic-related economic stimulus that will lift fuel demand and enact policies that will tighten crude supply.Biden, who was inaugurated on Wednesday, immediately was set to take measures to curb the U.S. oil industry, including a plant to re-enter the Paris climate accord, cancelling a permit for the Keystone XL ...
Tags: Travel, New York, Joe Biden, Paris, Janet Yellen, Biden, Reuters, Reuters Oil, U S Treasury, U S West Texas Intermediate WTI, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, John Kilduff, Again Capital LLC, Arctic Brent


Biden flew to DC on a luxurious Boeing 737 private jet with its own master bedroom and shower - see inside

Joe Biden flying to Washington, DC ahead of his inauguration. JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty President Joe Biden flew to Washington, DC on a Boeing 737 private jet instead of an Air Force plane. The airliner-turned-private-jet is favored among the wealthy jet set for its range and spacious cabin. Amtrak was the president's first choice of transport but security concerns scrubbed the plan. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. President Joe Biden arrived in Washington, DC ahead of his i...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Politics, News, Maryland, Air Travel, Washington, White House, Planes, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Features, Flying, Washington Dc


Biden will be the first president to use the new Air Force One - here's what we know about the $5.3 billion aircraft

Air Force One. w_p_o/Shutterstock.com The current Air Force One aircraft are scheduled to be upgraded with the replacements to soon be delivered to Andrews Air Force Base for use by the president and his staff.  The Boeing 747-8i aircraft will be replacing the aging models first used by President George H.W. Bush in the early 1990s. Despite cost-saving efforts by President Donald Trump, the replacement program is still estimated to cost $5.3 billion. The most recognizable plane in the worl...
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Oil rise on hopes of U.S. stimulus, crude stocks drawdown | Reuters

Oil rise on hopes of U.S. stimulus, crude stocks drawdown | Reuters Oil prices rose on Wednesday, building on solid gains overnight, thanks to a combination of a weaker dollar and expectations the incoming U.S. administration will deliver massive stimulus spending that would lift fuel demand and draw down crude stocks.U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures climbed 41 cents, or 0.77%, to $53.39 a barrel at 0750 GMT, building on a 1.2% rise on Tuesday.Brent crude futures rose 37 cents, o...
Tags: Travel, Joe Biden, Treasury, Janet Yellen, Reuters, Reuters Oil, U S West Texas Intermediate WTI, Rupert Neil Bumfrey


Oil gains on stimulus optimism ahead of Biden inauguration | Reuters

Oil gains on stimulus optimism ahead of Biden inauguration | Reuters Oil prices climbed with U.S. stock markets on Tuesday ahead of Joe Biden’s inauguration as U.S. president on optimism that more government stimulus will eventually lift global economic growth.Brent futures for March delivery rose $1.15, or 2.1%, to settle at $55.90 a barrel, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude rose 62 cents, or 1.2%, to settle at $52.98. Front-month February WTI futures expire on Wednesday.Wall Stree...
Tags: Travel, Joe Biden, Janet Yellen, Biden, Yellen, Reuters, Reuters Oil, U S Treasury, Rupert Neil Bumfrey


Vacation booking platform Vrbo to block new Washington, D.C., reservations

The move comes amid the specter of violence during the inauguration of President-Elect Joe Biden. Airbnb also previously said it would block reservations and cancel existing ones in the area.
Tags: Travel, Politics, Washington, Joe Biden, Radio, Washington Dc, Capital, Airbnb, Biden, Donald Trump, Rentals, Expedia, Vrbo, Industry News, Trump, Capitol


Biden says he will reverse Trump's order to lift the coronavirus travel ban

Getty President-elect Biden has promised to reverse efforts by President Trump in the last days of his presidency to lift a COVID-19 travel ban on passengers arriving from Europe and Brazil. "This is not the time to be lifting restrictions on international travel," said a Biden spokesperson. The president-elect last week announced an ambitious $400 billion plan to fight the coronavirus. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. President-elect Joe Biden has pledged to reverse ef...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Politics, White House, China, US, Trends, Eu, Joe Biden, Iran, Paris, Brazil, Getty, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump


Trump is planning to sneak away to Florida instead of attending the Biden inauguration, FAA data reveals

President Donald Trump boarding Air Force One. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP President Donald Trump appears to be heading south to Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida instead of attending Joe Biden's inauguration.  The Federal Aviation Administration issued temporary flight restrictions over the private club for January 20, indicating the president's arrival. One of Trump's final tweets confirmed suspicions that he wouldn't be at the Biden inauguration.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for m...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Florida, Politics, Texas, News, Air Travel, Washington, White House, Planes, Nbc News, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Flying, Gop


Hawaii Capitol on lockdown prior to opening day of Legislature, more than half of inmates in emergency release re-arrested, state send 200 Guardsmen to U.S. Capitol, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

   Hawaii Capitol lockdown PC:Sen. Chris Lee Security heightened at state Capitol ahead of Friday protest and presidential inauguration next week. A pro-Donald Trump local grassroots group that pursues “faith, family and freedom” plans what it calls a “peaceful rally” at the state Capitol Friday amid heightened security including the installation of chain link-fence barricades blocking off the rotunda. Star-Advertiser.No More ‘Gifts Of Aloha’ For State Lawmakers. Goodies gifted from lo...
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Oil prices climb on Chinese data, dollar weakness | Reuters

Oil prices climb on Chinese data, dollar weakness | Reuters Oil prices edged higher on Thursday, boosted by a weak dollar and bullish signals from Chinese import data but pressured by renewed worries about global oil demand due to surging coronavirus cases in Europe and new lockdowns in China.Brent crude oil futures rose 36 cents, or 0.6%, to settle at $56.42 a barrel. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) ended 66 cents, or 1.3%, higher at $53.57.The U.S. dollar index slumped after U.S Federal Res...
Tags: Travel, Europe, China, Joe Biden, Reuters, Reuters Oil, U S West Texas Intermediate WTI, Jerome Powell, U S Federal Reserve Chair, Rupert Neil Bumfrey


#Dubai partner 'very happy' with Trump Org despite Capitol chaos | Reuters

Dubai partner 'very happy' with Trump Org despite Capitol chaos | Reuters Donald Trump’s business partner in Dubai on Wednesday said he was interested in expanding their commercial relationship despite the storming of the U.S. Capitol last week.Trump has faced stinging criticism after encouraging supporters on Jan. 6 to march on the Capitol as Congress met to certify his defeat to Democrat Joe Biden. That led to a violent invasion during which five people died.“Our relationship with the Trump Or...
Tags: Travel, Congress, Joe Biden, Middle East, Dubai, Trump, Reuters, Capitol, U S Capitol, Eric Trump, Trump Organisation, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Damac, Hussain Sajwani, Reuters Donald Trump, Reuters Dubai


Higher taxes on horizon, court halts aquarium industry, proms canceled, surgeon general seeks charges dismissed, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

School of fish in Hawaii ©2021 All Hawaii News Gov. David Ige ponders higher fuel and wealth taxes. Linda Chu Takayama, chief of staff for Gov. David Ige, informed the House Finance Committee on Tuesday that these two types of taxes are possibilities to increase state revenue and partly offset a decline driven by coronavirus pandemic impacts. Star-Advertiser.Lawmaker expects National Guard to help with security in Honolulu for Joe Biden inauguration. State House Speaker Scott Saiki expect...
Tags: Travel, Kaiser Permanente, Joe Biden, Hawaii, Donald Trump, DOE, Alm, Big Island, Waikiki, Maui, Department Of Education, Honolulu, Hawaii County, National Guard, Oahu, State House


Security ramped up at government buildings, Proud Boy leader out on bond, mass coronavirus vaccination centers planned on Oahu, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii state Capitol ©2021 All Hawaii News Hawaii stepping up security at state Capitol and all government buildings. Gov. David Ige said Monday that Hawaii’s law enforcement agencies are taking appropriate steps to ensure security at the state Capitol and all government buildings after the FBI issued a warning that armed protests are possible at state capitols across the country in the days leading up to President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. Star-Advertiser.=====Hawaii ‘Proud Boy’ Re...
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Amazon joins Airbnb, Marriott, and other US corporate giants in cutting off donations to Republican lawmakers who opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump broke into the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Amazon has become the latest US corporate giant to cut off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president. It joins Morgan Stanley, Dow, and AT&T in deciding to cut funding to specific Republicans. Separately, JP Morgan, Citibank, Microsoft, and Facebook said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Politics, Microsoft, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, Boston, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Bloomberg, Joe Biden


Walmart, Amazon and other US corporate giants in cutting off donations to Republican lawmakers who opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump broke into the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Walmart will halt political donations to lawmakers that opposed certifying president-elect Joe Biden's victory. It joins Amazon, Morgan Stanley, Dow, and AT&T in deciding to cut funding to specific Republicans. Separately, JP Morgan, Citibank, Microsoft, and Facebook said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both Republicans and Democrats...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Politics, Microsoft, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Walmart, Bloomberg, Joe Biden


Marriott, Morgan Stanley, Dow, and other US firms are cutting off donations to Republican politicians that opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump broke into the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Marriott, Morgan Stanley, and Dow are among companies cutting off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president. Goldman Sachs is reportedly likely to follow suit. Separately, JP Morgan, Citibank, Microsoft, and Facebook said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both Republicans and Democrats comple...
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fact: you cannot wave the confederate flag or the swastika flag and rightly call yourself a patriotic american

This post has been half-written and sitting in drafts for many months. Days after an armed mob tried to violently subvert the results of an election seems like a good time to finish it.* * * * Here's a statement that should be completely obvious.You cannot wave the Confederate flag or the Nazi flag and also be a patriotic American. History Lesson #1In 1861, a group of terrorists attacked the United States. This was an act of war, by a group who would soon be known as the Confederate Army. Repr...
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Marriott, Morgan Stanley, Dow, and other US firms are cutting off Republicans that opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump enter the US Capitol's Rotunda on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Marriott, Morgan Stanley, and Dow are among companies cutting off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president. Goldman Sachs is reportedly likely to follow suit. Separately, JP Morgan and Citibank said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both Republicans and Democrats completely. Last We...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Joe Biden, Companies, Gop, Ford, Washington Dc, Mary Barra


In the wake of the Capitol siege, Marriott, Morgan Stanley, and other US firms are cutting off Republicans that opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump enter the US Capitol's Rotunda on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Marriott, Morgan Stanley, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, and Commerce Bank have cut off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president, and Goldman Sachs is reportedly likely to follow suit. JP Morgan and Citigroup have all said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both Republicans ...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Joe Biden, Companies, Gop, Ford, Washington Dc, Mary Barra


In the wake of the Capitol siege, Marriott, Morgan Stanley, Dow, and other US firms are cutting off Republicans that opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump enter the US Capitol's Rotunda on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Marriott, Morgan Stanley, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, and Commerce Bank have cut off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president, and Goldman Sachs is reportedly likely to follow suit. JP Morgan and Citigroup have all said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both Republicans ...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Joe Biden, Companies, Gop, Ford, Washington Dc, Mary Barra


Marriott suspends political donations to GOP lawmakers who sided with Trump and objected to Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump enter the US Capitol's Rotunda on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Marriott has cut off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president. The hotel chain said the decision was the result of last week's siege on the US Capitol by pro-Trump supporters. Marriott is one of the largest US companies to announce it was halting PAC donations to the GOP members who took part in the fai...
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