Travel safety - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Travel safety Emirates airline profits down 83 percent in past year DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Emirates, the Middle East's largest airline, said Thursday its profits fell by more than 80 percent to $340 million last year as it grappled with a slump in demand linked to a range of headwinds, from political upheaval and terrorism in Europe to tougher travel restrictions to the U.S. Emirates Group, which operates the ... Thu, 11 May 2017 09:29:00 GMT 2017-05-11T09:29:00Z Toy given to police officer as safety talisman gets to Ohio CINCINNATI (AP) — Police in Ohio have received a stuffed toy given by a child to a Pennsylvania police officer to help keep him safe. The Cincinnati Enquirer ( ) reports a stuffed moose called Mr. Moosey has become a traveling protection talisman sent to police and other first responder agencies around the country. ... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:05:00 GMT 2017-04-25T22:05:00Z Thousands march for immigrant rights in Dallas DALLAS (AP) — Thousands of people marched and rallied in downtown Dallas on Sunday to call for an overhaul of the nation's immigration system and end to what organizers said is an aggressive deportation policy. Organizers who called Sunday's event the "Dallas Mega March" said President Donald Trump's executive orders restricting travel from predominantly ... Mon, 10 Apr 2017 02:55:00 GMT 2017-04-10T02:55:00Z Iran lifts ban on American wrestling team TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian media are saying the country has lifted a ban on U.S. wrestlers, allowing them to take part in the Freestyle World Cup later this month in the Iranian city of Kermanshah. The Sunday report by the semi-official Fars news agency quotes Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi as saying that the ban was lifted after the "discriminative restrictions"... Sun, 05 Feb 2017 13:32:00 GMT 2017-02-05T13:32:00Z The Latest: Hundreds rally against order in New Jersey WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump, his travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries and other immigration actions (all times local): 7:51 p.m. Hundreds of students and community members have gathered at Rutgers University to protest President Donald Trump's executive order restricting travel from seven majority-Muslim countries. ... Wed, 01 Feb 2017 01:07:00 GMT 2017-02-01T01:07:00Z US warns about travel to Bangladesh WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is warning about travel to Bangladesh and tightening restrictions on family members accompanying U.S. government officials posted in the South Asian country. The State Department says that "terrorist groups" there pose a continuing threat. It announced Thursday that only employed adult family members of U.S. government personnel can remain... Thu, 05 Jan 2017 15:57:00 GMT 2017-01-05T15:57:00Z Is demand for travel to Cuba flattening? Demand for travel to Cuba may be flattening, with soaring hotel prices on the island, American Airlines cutting some flights, and uncertainty over whether new travel restrictions could be imposed when Donald Trump takes office. Gregory Geronemus, co-CEO of smarTours, a tour company that's taken 3,000 Americans to Cuba, confirms there has been a softening ... Wed, 07 Dec 2016 22:25:00 GMT 2016-12-07T22:25:00Z Trump's threat to end Cuba detente may rouse GOP opposition WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump's threat Monday to "terminate" the U.S. detente with Cuba could trigger opposition from some Republican lawmakers and corporate leaders who favor continued engagement with Havana. Since 2014, when President Barack Obama began to normalize relations with the island, the United States has taken numerous steps t... Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:08:00 GMT 2016-11-29T00:08:00Z