5 things to know for Sept. 23: Hurricane Fiona, Ukraine, Migrants, Covid fraud, Air travel

5 things to know for Sept. 23: Hurricane Fiona, Ukraine, Migrants, Covid fraud, Air travel

CNN — Halloween is still more than a month away, but some major retailers are already prepping for Christmas. Walmart and Target have said they’re getting an earlier start on the holiday shopping season this year in stores and online as households nationwide continue to grapple with persistently high inflation that’s forcing them to cut … Read more

US consumer price inflation surprises to downside in July

US consumer price inflation surprises to downside in July

The numbers: The US consumer price index was unchanged in July, the Labor Department said Wednesday, compared with the 1.3% gain in the prior month. Economists polled by The Wall Street Journal had estimated a 0.2% advance in July. The rate of inflation in the 12 months ended in July retired to 8.5% from a … Read more

British Virgin Islands Premier and Port Authority Director arrested on drug and money laundering charges in Miami

British Virgin Islands Premier and Port Authority Director arrested on drug and money laundering charges in Miami

CNN — The Premier of the British Virgin Islands and the territory’s ports director were arrested Thursday in Miami on charges related to drug trafficking and money laundering, according to a criminal affidavit filed in the US District Court’s Southern District of Florida. Premier Andrew Alturo Fahie and BVI Ports Authority Managing Director Oleanvine Pickering … Read more

American and United both expect record revenue this quarter

American and United both expect record revenue this quarter

New York CNN Business — After two years of massive losses, US airlines are about to start reporting profits once again. Both American and United reported first-quarter losses but expect to book record revenue in the current period, just two years removed from a near halt in air travel caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. American … Read more