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Tens of thousands of Ryanair customers told flights have been cancelled

Tens of thousands of Ryanair customers told flights have been cancelled

Ryanair has cancelled 24 flights for Friday as some of its Ireland-based pilots strike for a second 24-hour period. This decision comes after a pilot union refused to postpone its planned strike action for this Friday. However, since then he has been struggling to reach agreement on working conditions with several of the trade unions. As Ryanair is a European airline, if you are due to travel during this time and your flight is cancelled you are protected.


USDA announces 3-prong approach to aid farmers

USDA announces 3-prong approach to aid farmers

Unfortunately, America's hard-working agricultural producers have been treated unfairly by China's illegal trading practices and have taken a disproportionate hit when it comes illegal retaliatory tariffs. Both of Wisconsin's US senators have written to President Donald Trump , raising concerns about the harm of tariffs on businesses in the state. American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall welcomed the aid, saying it "should help many of our farmers and ranchers weather the ...


Mega Millions $522-million jackpot is 5th largest in history

Mega Millions $522-million jackpot is 5th largest in history

To win, you must match the five white balls and the one gold ball. The New York Lottery urges players to buy tickets in advance to avoid last-minute lines. The odds of winning a smaller prize is 1-in-24. You'll be taking home a far smaller but still impressive sum of $308.1 million - before taxes . That $142 million prize was the third winning jackpot this year.


Trump plans emergency aid to farmers affected by his tariffs

Trump plans emergency aid to farmers affected by his tariffs

The emergency bailout aimed to ease the financial and political pain caused by Trump's escalating trade and tariff war in key electoral states, sources told CNBC . Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., said the proposal was raised a month ago when senators visited the White House for a broad discussion on trade. 'What farmers in Iowa and throughout rural America need in the long term are markets and opportunity, not government handouts, ' Grassley said.



Business groups urge United States not to impose more tariffs on Chinese imports

Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., said the plan would spend billions on "gold crutches", adding, "America's farmers don't want to be paid to lose - they want to win by feeding the world". Trump began discussing tariffs during his campaign for president, when he threatened to slap tariffs on Chinese goods. Of the 20 largest spenders that indicated they were lobbying on tariffs in the most recent round of disclosure filings, nine of these companies or trade associations began doing so in the past year.



Trump to announce support for farmers caught in trade disputes

In response to steep tariffs imposed by the Trump administration, China has responded with tariffs of its own on American goods. The Agriculture Department is expected to announce a $12 billion emergency aid package to help farmers affected by tariffs on their crops, CBS News confirmed Tuesday, according to a source familiar with the assistance that will be extended.