Frontier Airlines will begin charging passengers up to $100 for carry on bags this summer in a bid to make customers happier and boost revenue.
The low-cost carrier will also begin charging fliers $2 for soda and coffee as its parent company, Republic Airways Holdings, tries to fix Frontier’s finances so it can be sold.
Only passengers who book through travel agents and third-party travel sites will be hit with the carry [...]
RBS Vice President Vsevolod Glukhovtsev has been charged with fraud in a Moscow court after being arrested at his home the day before. The banker allegedly hoodwinked investors to finance fake construction projects in Montenegro.
“Glukhovtsev has been charged with fraud,” The Russian Interior Ministry’s Department for the Central Federal District told Interfax.
The investigators claim as soon as money was transferred to accounts of Montenegrin companies controlled by Glukhovtsev he then took [...]
Caused all kinds of problems, grrrrr…..
Visa credit card system down across Canada
“The issue is being investigated and we hope to resolve the issue as soon as possible.”
Back up and running now
Visa credit card system back up and running nationwide after temporary outage
“Visa blamed on a “third-party” service provider.”
According to the Food and Drug Administration, a major drug research contractor has been found faking documents and manipulating samples. The firm, Cetero Research, has tested medicines for major drug companies that are now being forced to reevaluate their products in response to warnings issued by US regulators. The news may be from 2010, but is an example of pharma corruption nonetheless.
Absentee Lab Technicians, Fixed Studies
North Carolina-based Cetero performs early-phase [...]
Farage’s party claims it has overtaken Lib Dems after edging closer to first Commons seat with strong by-election results
Anxiety in the Conservative Party about the rise of the UK Independence Party has increased after the anti-EU party won second place in two parliamentary by-elections.
As Ukip claimed it is now Britain’s third party ahead of the Liberal Democrats, there were renewed Tory calls for an electoral pact with Ukip at the [...]
Is your TV watching you? Latest models raise concerns
Samsung’s 2012 top-of-the-line plasmas and LED HDTVs offer new features never before available within a television including a built-in, internally wired HD camera, twin microphones, face tracking and speech recognition. While these features give you unprecedented control over an HDTV, the devices themselves, more similar than ever to a personal computer, may allow hackers or even Samsung to see and hear you [...]
After the first Third-Party presidential debate in late October, RT is proud to host the final round of debates on November 5. Just one day away from Election Day, Gary Johnson and Jill Stein go head-to-head over foreign policy.
Today, Claudia Rosett goes over the timeline following the Benghazi attacks and points to one of the enduring mysteries: Where was the President while the attack was happening?:
The White House schedule for that week shows nothing for the president after that 5 PM meeting on Sept. 11, at which time he reportedly got word of the attack. The next item for the president, as now recorded in the White House schedule, was [...]
SAN DIEGO, October 25, 2012 – The third party candidate debate on October 23 sponsored by the Free and Equal Elections Foundation turned out to be such a big a hit, the Foundation decided an encore was in order.
Chicago-based nonprofit Foundation asked viewers of the first debate to choose which two candidates would advance to the final debate on Tuesday, October 30 via instant runoff voting online. Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson, [...]
MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell encourages us to vote for a third party:
See the full debate here.
Oct 24, 2012
The 2012 Third Party Presidential Debate participants include Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson, Green Party candidate Jill Stein, Constitution Party candidate Virgil Goode, & Justice Party candidate Rocky Anderson.
The debate was moderated by Larry King & hosted by the Free And Equal Elections Foundation at the Hilton Chicago. Topics discussed include war on drugs, legalization of marijuana, foreign policy, civil liberties, economy, education reform, & domestic policy.
The latest executive order(EO) emanating from the White House October 9 now claims the power to freeze all bank accounts and stop any related financial transactions that a “sanctioned person” may own or try to perform — all in the name of “Iran Sanctions.”
Titled an “Executive Order from the President regarding Authorizing the Implementation of Certain Sanctions…” the order says that if an individual is declared by the president, the [...]
From Liberty Blitzkrieg:
While I post a lot of videos, it is not often I say you have to 100% make sure to take the time to watch them. This is one of those times.
At first, I was intimidated by the 23-minute run time, considering all of the news material I try to get through every day, but I was completely blown away by the information presented by George Farah, the [...]
Older men may be the stereotypical U.S. wealth managers, but they are getting a run for the money from their younger and female counterparts, according to a survey released on Thursday by Fidelity Investments.
On average, advisers under age 48 manage 16 percent more in client assets than those who are older, and women manage 5 percent more than male advisers, according to the survey, which was conducted in March.
To be sure, [...]
Sept 26, 2012
It took a while for the unspoken truth to be finally spoken, but sooner or later, it always is.
Via The Hill:
Paul Ryan argued Monday that a vote for a third-party candidate would likely help President Obama win reelection.
Ryan was asked why voters should not vote for Ron Paul. The Republican vice presidential candidate responded that a vote for Paul, who ran for the 2012 GOP nomination, would effectively [...]
(CNN) – Three days after he was killed, CNN found a journal belonging to late U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens. The journal was found on the floor of the largely unsecured consulate compound where he was fatally wounded.
CNN notified Stevens’ family about the journal within hours after it was discovered and at the family’s request provided it to them via a third party.
The journal consists of just seven pages of [...]
Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson filed an anti-trust lawsuit in federal court Friday to try to force his way into next month’s presidential debates.
Johnson, who first sought the GOP primary nomination before launching a third-party bid, is suing the nonpartisan Commission on Presidential Debates and both the Democratic and Republican parties, calling the CPD a “conspiracy.”
Upset by how the Republican Party establishment “disrespected” them during the Republican National Convention, over 300 Ron Paul supporters joined a conference call on Sunday night to discuss plans to urge Paul to run as a third-party candidate on the Libertarian Party ticket.
Speculation about Paul’s intentions will intensify even more because Paul will appear on NBC’s “The Tonight Show” with Jay Leno on Tuesday night to make an announcement, presumably [...]
This is being done to show paul he will have the support of grassroots
rumors abound that he is considering a run on another ticket
and all you romneybotcons, we’ve heard it all already
1. we’re not voting for romney. period.
2. it’s not a vote for obama, it’s a vote for ron paul and our conscience because being to sleep at night is important to us and we don’t “compromise” with evil
3. we [...]
This is an actual petition created by Congressmen and not some third party political activist group. Lets overwhelm them with signatures so they have some ammunition to fight with. Here is the link
Sign the petition here!
Peter Lizon kicked his wife Stephanie in the stomach causing her to miscarry a baby, it is alleged
Forced her to give birth to other baby while shackled
Police believe he ran over her feet with a tractor
Allegedly called her his slave and made her kneel to him
Lawyer says Lizon’s wife is standing by him and will deny the claims
The attorney of the husband accused of enslaving his wife for ten years, [...]
In a frightening example of how the state is tightening its grip around the free Internet, it has emerged that You Tube is complying with thousands of requests from governments to censor and remove videos that show protests and other examples of citizens simply asserting their rights, while also deleting search terms by government mandate.
The latest example is You Tube’s compliance with a request from the British government to censor [...]
Barrack Hussein Obama was a member of the Socialist New Party in Chicago IL in the late 1990′s
“Minutes of the meeting on January 11, 1996, of the New Party’s Chicago chapter read as follows:
Barack Obama, candidate for State Senate in the 13th Legislative District, gave a statement to the membership and answered questions. He signed the New Party “Candidate Contract” and requested an endorsement from the New Party. He also [...]
DETROIT (Reuters) – General Motors Co will cut nearly a quarter of its U.S. pension obligation by transferring the management of its pension plans for 118,000 white-collar retirees to a third party and offering lump-sum buyouts.
The two moves unveiled on Friday will cut $26 billion from the automaker’s massive U.S. pension liability of nearly $109 billion. GM’s pension overhang is a top concern for investors. It was one of a handful [...]
As part of a broader assault on the voting rights of Floridians, Gov. Rick Scott signed into law a bill in 2011 that placed severe restrictions and penalties on third party groups that attempt to register new voters. A federal judge ruled Thursday that the law was unconstitutional.
Facebook plans to allow third-parties to sell its most expensive “premium” ad inventory, we reported yesterday.
This is good and bad news for Facebook’s ad business, which has actually been decelerating for some time now, and is in need of help (witness the sharp sell off of Facebook stock from its IPO price).
The good news: According to one source briefed on Facebook’s plan, demand for Facebook’s “premium” inventory could go up by as much as 40%.
The bad news: [...]
Met Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe said the force was considering a mass screening programme among the spy’s colleagues at the Secret Intelligence Service.
But he stressed that without an official suspect in the case, they could not compel anyone to take part in a DNA screening programme.
Last week the coroner at Mr Williams’ inquest said the 31-year-old, whose naked, decomposing remains were found in a locked sports holdall, had probably been [...]
Ten-year-old white oak trees mysteriously pruned along busy downtown Manhattan street
Heineken has offered to buy replacement trees as New York Parks Department investigates
Comes days after photos surfaced of Heineken banners in arena where illegal dog-fighting took place
Though Heineken’s signature colour is green, someone didn’t want any green leaves to get in the way of their massive advert on the side of a New York City building.
The beer company said they [...]
March 11, 2012
Israel will only strike Iranian nuclear facilities in September or after the United States presidential elections in November, a White House official told the British Sunday Times newspaper after a meeting between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US President Barack Obama last week.
According to the report, Obama has taken Israel’s warnings about a possible strike in Iran very seriously. The Washington source added that the president “might visit [...]
Detroit — Part of an $11 million grant intended to provide business attire to 400 low-income job-seekers instead helped only two people, an audit of the city’s Department of Human Services has found.
The audit, conducted by the city’s auditor general for the period from July 2009 to September 2011, found the department failed to control the operations and finances of a boutique that was to provide the clothes.
The department did [...]
New Lockerbie book by Kenny MacAskill reveals that Justice Secretary advised al-Megrahi to drop his appeal against bombing conviction – in order to gain his eventual brokered release on compassionate grounds.
February 29, 2012
ABDELBASET al Megrahi has revealed that Kenny MacAskill believed he should drop his appeal against his Lockerbie bombing conviction to make it “easier” for him to be released on compassionate grounds.
Through a third party, the Justice Secretary’s view was made [...]
Donald Trump supporters have met an official ballot deadline in Texas, paving the way for the business mogul to become a third-party candidate there, a source close to Trump tells The Blaze. Trump himself acknowledged the filing in a statement.
According to an email sent by the source to The Blaze on Sunday night, Trump supporters filed paperwork on Friday to create the “Make America Great Again Party,” giving Trump [...]
Obama and the Democrats did pass the Wall Street Reform Bill, which is by no means a perfect piece of legislation, but is at least a step in the right direction. Now let’s pause to think about the amount of politicians in each party who supported amendments to the legislation that would have improved it but were eventually shot down. In most of these cases, Democratic sponsored amendments would have [...]