Disney cancels US cruises through end of June

Disney cancels US cruises through end of June

Disney is extending its cruiseline suspension once again. The Mouse House said Tuesday that all cruises departing from the US would be canceled through June and that all European sailings aboard Disney Magic would be canceled through Sept. 18 with the exception of limited, short voyages for UK residents this summer. The decision comes days after the … Read more

What to do if the IRS threatens you over taxes already paid

What to do if the IRS threatens you over taxes already paid

Taxpayers facing threats from the IRS despite paying their taxes can make their problems go away — but they shouldn’t expect it to be easy, experts tell The Post. The agency has created a bureaucratic headache for the thousands of people who likely received letters threatening to seize their property over federal tax debts they … Read more

Exodus citywide in NYC — but mostly from these ZIPs

Exodus citywide in NYC — but mostly from these ZIPs

New York City’s population drain in 2020 occurred not only in wealthy Manhattan enclaves but in less well-off neighborhoods across the five boroughs, according to a new report by real-estate firm CBRE.  And although the market has begun to modestly rebound, experts say luring people back won’t be easy.  Among the most-walloped areas were high-revenue-generating … Read more

US puts J&J in charge of plant that botched COVID vaccine, removes AstraZeneca

US puts J&J in charge of plant that botched COVID vaccine, removes AstraZeneca

The US has placed J&J (Johnson and Johnson) in charge of one plant that botched 15mn shots of its coronavirus vaccine and stopped drug manufacturer AstraZeneca from utilizing the facility, said a health official on Saturday. In a statement, J&J said that it was bearing full responsibility of Baltimore’s Emergent BioSolutions facility, claiming that it … Read more

CDC updates guidance to cruise ship industry, urges vaccinations

CDC updates guidance to cruise ship industry, urges vaccinations

On Friday, the US CDC issued a new guidance to the cruise ship sector, including a need for coronavirus vaccinations, a mandatory step before the passenger operations can resume. This technical guidance is the latest update since last October. It includes expanding the coronavirus illnesses and cases reporting frequency from weekly update to daily and … Read more

PPP loans extended for small businesses until May 31

PPP loans extended for small businesses until May 31

This week, the Senate voted for a Paycheck Protection Program extension for 2 months over concerns that 31 March expiry of small enterprise rescue fund may leave the struggling employers sans a major economic lifeline. Senators casted 92 to 7 votes for passing the 2021 PPP Extension Act; thus delaying the deadline of the program … Read more

Unemployment claims sink to coronavirus pandemic low of 684,000

Unemployment claims sink to coronavirus pandemic low of 684,000

There has been a drop in the no. of Americans lodging for first-time unemployment claims, marking the lowest figure recorded since the coronavirus pandemic began, as per the US Labor Department. The data released on Thursday revealed that 684,000 Americans lodged first-time unemployment benefits for the week that ended on 20 March. The analysts predicted … Read more