JetBlue goes hostile to buy Spirit Airlines after rejection

CHICAGO / WASHINGTON, May 16 (Reuters) – JetBlue Airways Corp (JBLU.O) is not taking no for an answer in its quest to buy rival Spirit Airlines (SAVE.N). On Monday, the New York-based carrier launched a hostile all-cash takeover bid for Spirit Airlines, two weeks after the low-cost carrier rejected an offer from the larger rival. … Read more

India bans wheat exports as heat wave hurts crop, domestic prices soar

A combine deposits harvested wheat in a tractor trolley at a field on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, India, March 16, 2022. REUTERS / Amit Dave Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Ban could push global wheat prices to new peaks India was aiming to export 10 mln T wheat before ban Heat … Read more

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau visits Irpin in Ukraine, says mayor

KYIV, May 8 (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made an unannounced visit on Sunday to the Ukrainian town of Irpin, which was retaken from Russian troops in late March after fierce fighting, the town’s mayor said on Telegram. “I’ve just had an honor to meet with the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau, … Read more

Zelenskiy warns Russia is eyeing other countries after Ukraine

Russia says it plans full control of Donbas and southern Ukraine Ukraine says comments show Russia is seeking occupation EU official sees decisive couple of weeks UN chief to meet Putin, Zelenskiy next week KYIV / MARIUPOL, Ukraine, April 23 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy warned that Russia’s invasion of his country was just … Read more

New Jersey gets high on its own supply as legal weed sales begin

LAWRENCE, NJ, April 21 (Reuters) – Last year, Xavier Rodriguez got two convictions for marijuana possession expunged from his record, thanks to a new law legalizing the drug in New Jersey. On Thursday, the 28-year-old was among the initial wave of New Jerseyans waiting in long lines to buy marijuana lawfully, as 13 dispensaries around … Read more