United Airlines ConnectionSaver helps flyers make connecting flights

United Airlines ConnectionSaver helps flyers make connecting flights

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Published 12:25 PM EDT Jun 11, 2019






























If you have a tight connection while flying United Airlines, you might benefit from the airline's new ConnectionSaver tool that identifies departing flights that can be held for connecting customers.In February, United launched the ConnectionSaver tool at Denver International Airport and then expanded to Chicago O'Hare International Airport – two of the airline's busiest hubs.

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Eastern hognose snake goes viral, but is 'harmless'

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But the snakes are mostly harmless to humans, says Katie Hall, a spokeswoman for North Carolina State Parks and Recreation.The park division wanted to "reduce people's fear about snakes because they're really important in our ecosystem," she added.

A Liability Risk for Airbnb Hosts

A Liability Risk for Airbnb Hosts

06/10 22:30 Anonymous 0

And now comes Airbnb with its free $1 million liability coverage that will cover the hosts for its tens of thousands of United States listings.So why would Airbnb offer secondary liability coverage at all if it knows that most hosts’ primary insurers frown on their getting into the hosteling business?

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Russians on New Domains - The New York Times

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Here are comments by participants on the Russian-language blog of The New York Times on livejournal.And Cyrillic domains may help people who don’t know English, especially elderly people and schoolchildren.

Homelessness among college students is a growing crisis

Homelessness among college students is a growing crisis

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Public housing authorities, for instance, can prioritize who they rent to when spaces are short, Goldrick-Rab says, and full-time college students are often pushed to the bottom.Tacoma Community College in Washington has partnered with the Tacoma Housing Authority to provide 150 vouchers to help pay the rent for students in need.

House investigations of Trump hit a wall as demands for info on hold

House investigations of Trump hit a wall as demands for info on hold

06/10 15:30 Anonymous 0

So far, nearly every attempt by House Democrats to air evidence about Trump's conduct during the investigation that shadowed his presidency has run – for now, at least – into a wall.With Mueller's criminal inquiry over, the investigations of Trump have entered a new and decidedly more political phase approaching the 2020 election.

Planet and its moons visible with binoculars

Planet and its moons visible with binoculars

06/10 15:25 Anonymous 0

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Published 8:00 AM EDT Jun 10, 2019





























Skywatchers, Monday night is your best chance of the year to see the biggest planet in our solar system.That's when Jupiter will make its closest approach to Earth in 2019.

NASA promotes role of women for return to the moon

NASA promotes role of women for return to the moon

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In choosing Apollo's twin sister – and Greek goddess of the moon – as the name of the lunar return program, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said it was important to showcase women's past and future contributions to the space program.Kavandi, a three-time shuttle astronaut who directs NASA's John H.

California to provide health care to some people living in US illegally

California to provide health care to some people living in US illegally

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Published 8:19 AM EDT Jun 10, 2019





























California was poised Monday to become the first state to provide health care coverage to young, low-income adults living in the country illegally after legislative leaders provided a thumbs-up to Gov.The deal was a win for Newsom, who rejected as too expensive a state Senate plan to include adults 65 and older.

Lori Loughlin digs in and 7 more takeaways

Lori Loughlin digs in and 7 more takeaways

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No concrete pattern has emerged to explain why some defendants have pleaded guilty and some haven't.The payment from the mother of Yusi Zha, made in 2017, points to Singer's network perhaps extending far overseas in addition to the 33 wealthy U.

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Pakistan Airlines flight delayed after passenger opened emergency exit

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Published 8:42 AM EDT Jun 10, 2019





























An international flight was delayed nearly seven hours after a passenger opened a plane's emergency exit door after mistaking it for the bathroom, according to reports.A traveler Friday on a Pakistan International Airlines flight from Manchester, London, to Islamabad, Pakistan, opened the exit before takeoff, which automatically deployed the emergency slide, CNN and The Independent report.