Some car insurers refuse to cover certain Hyundai and Kia models

Some car insurers refuse to cover certain Hyundai and Kia models

CNN — Progressive and State Farm, two of the largest U.S. auto insurers, are refusing to underwrite policies in certain cities for certain older Hyundai and Kia models that have been deemed too easy to steal, the companies say. Several reports indicate that companies have stopped offering insurance on these vehicles in cities such as … Read more

Vinícius Jr.: The effigy of a black football star hangs from a bridge in Madrid

Vinícius Jr.: The effigy of a black football star hangs from a bridge in Madrid

CNN — Vinícius Jr. scored against Atlético Madrid in Real Madrid’s 3-1 Copa del Rey quarter-final win on Thursday after an effigy of the star was hung from a bridge in Madrid ahead of the game. Alvaro Morato gave Atlético the lead but Rodrygo’s equalizer sent the quarter-final into extra time. Atlético were down to … Read more

Southwest posts quarterly loss, warns more losses to come after service slumps

Southwest posts quarterly loss, warns more losses to come after service slumps

New York CNN — Southwest Airlines reported a fourth-quarter loss due to the company’s service slump during the holiday travel season, and it warned the costs of those issues would result in another first-quarter loss. . The airline was forced to cancel more than 16,700 flights between Dec. 21 and Dec. 29, about half of … Read more

Reality show “Squid Game”: Three people received medical treatment during filming

Reality show “Squid Game”: Three people received medical treatment during filming

CNN — Three people received medical treatment while filming an actual “Squid Game” show, Netflix confirmed, but the streaming giant denied anyone suffered “serious injuries”. Netflix announced last year that it was launching “Squid Game: The Challenge” as a reality competition series based on its hit drama – a South Korean fictional series in which … Read more

The FBI seized a website used by a notorious ransomware gang

The FBI seized a website used by a notorious ransomware gang

CNN — The FBI seized a website that a notorious ransomware gang, which extorted more than $100 million from victims’ organizations, used to shame its victims, according to a posting on the website. The so-called Hive ransomware group’s dark website posted a message on Thursday saying it had been taken over “as part of a … Read more

Akio Toyoda resigns: Toyota appoints Koji Sato as new CEO

Akio Toyoda resigns: Toyota appoints Koji Sato as new CEO

hong kong CNN — Toyota’s longtime president and CEO, Akio Toyoda, is stepping down and handing over the reins of the the world’s largest automaker to Lexus chief Koji Sato. The Japanese company announced the reshuffle on Thursday, saying Toyoda would be named chairman of the board while Sato would take over day-to-day management. Takeshi … Read more

From China to Japan, a deadly cold grips East Asia. Experts say it’s the ‘new normal’

From China to Japan, a deadly cold grips East Asia.  Experts say it’s the ‘new normal’

hong kong CNN — A deadly cold spell gripping East Asia has killed at least four people in Japan after sub-zero temperatures and heavy snowfall wreaked havoc on travel during the New Year’s holiday. Lunar year, with climate experts warning that such extreme weather events have become the “new normal”. Japanese officials said the four … Read more

McDonald’s, In-N-Out and Chipotle are spending millions to block employee raises

McDonald’s, In-N-Out and Chipotle are spending millions to block employee raises

New York CNN — California voters will decide next year on a referendum that could overturn a landmark new law setting working conditions and minimum wages of up to $22 an hour for fast-food workers in the world’s largest state. country. Chipotle, Starbucks, Chick-fil-A, McDonald’s, In-N-Out Burger and KFC owner Yum! The brands have each … Read more

DRC denies fighter jet violated Rwandan airspace; accuses Rwanda of an “act of war”

DRC denies fighter jet violated Rwandan airspace;  accuses Rwanda of an “act of war”

CNN — The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Tuesday denounced Rwanda’s accusation that a Congolese fighter jet violated Rwandan airspace, alleging the plane was attacked by Rwandan forces in an “act of aggression deliberate action which amounts to an act of war”. The Rwandan government’s communications office released a statement on Twitter on Tuesday … Read more

How M&M’s is making the most of its spokesperson controversy

How M&M’s is making the most of its spokesperson controversy

New York CNN — Over the past year, M&M’s has been the subject of tirades from Fox News and criticism from a small segment of fans – first for changing Green M&M’s shoes and more recently for featuring female M&M characters on its packaging for International Women’s Day. This week, he announced a change: following … Read more