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Source: Common Domain

US immigrants sue over Trump's end of deportation protection

Tuesday 20:57 GMT

Six immigrants brought to the United States as children who became teachers, graduate students and a lawyer sued the Trump administration on Monday over its decision to end a program shielding them from deportation.

The lawsuit joins others filed over President Donald Trump's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which has allowed nearly 800,000 immigrants to obtain work permits and deportation protection since 2012.

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Source: Washington Post

He said deportation would kill him. His body was found in Mexico this week.

Friday 09:56 GMT

Neighbors yell ‘he can’t hear you’ before Oklahoma City officer fatally shoots deaf man. Officials shutter Fla. nursing home where 8 died after Irma, citing ‘egregious’ misrepresentations. Hawaii prepares for nuclear attack, trying not to scare the daylights out of residents and tourists

Coronilla-Guerrero’s body was found last week on the side of a road 40 minutes away from the house where he had been staying in Central Mexico.

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Source: NBC News

While airfares may be down, bag fees are more than making up for it.

Friday 11:48 GMT

One study found that airlines with bag fees lowered fares to appear more competitive and then made up the lost revenue in bag fees.

Congress told the Transportation Department to issue new rules requiring quick automatic refunds for bag fees when checked luggage isn't delivered, but the department hasn't yet acted on the directive.

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Source: CBS News

Airfares are rising for many travelers rise due to bag fees

Friday 12:44 GMT

One study found that airlines with bag fees lowered fares to appear more competitive and then made up the lost revenue in bag fees.

Congress told the Transportation Department to issue new rules requiring quick automatic refunds for bag fees when checked luggage isn't delivered, but the department hasn't yet acted on the directive.

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Source: CBS News

The worst airport in the U.S. No argument here

Friday 21:53 GMT

For example, passengers flying through Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport can de-stress by interacting with 30 ponies, while travelers at San Francisco International Airport might bump into a pet "therapy" pig that roams the terminal.

LaGuardia is the lowest-rated large airport in the U.S., according to a new ranking by J.D. Power based on passengers' experience. The facility, located in the city's Queens borough, came in dead last out of 21 airports in its category even as traveler satisfaction reached an all-time high (see chart at bottom).

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Source: Common Domain

This is how much airline passengers paid in all those extra fees last year

Sunday 12:41 GMT

The Department of Transportation requires airlines to disclose fees on their own websites, but not on separate booking agents.The Government Accountability Office said it plans to continue to work with the Department of Transportation to maintain transparency in this pricing.

Most travelers are paying more to fly today, as airlines charge record fees for features that were once free with the base airfare, like reserving seats in advance and checking bags.

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Source: Common Domain

California could require cancer warning labels on coffee at Starbucks, other retailers

Today 04:18 GMT

A nonprofit group wants coffee manufacturers, distributors and retailers to post ominous warnings about a cancer-causing chemical stewing in every brew and has been presenting evidence in a Los Angeles courtroom to make its case.

Many of the coffee defendants have already posted warnings that specifically say California has determined acrylamide is among chemicals that cause cancer and attorneys have stated others, from mega-chains to mom-and-pop operations, will follow suit if the judge rules against them.


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