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United Airlines raising checked-bag fees beginning in March

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If you’re planning on flying United Airlines, be prepared to pay a little more for your checked bag. The airline increased its checked-baggage fees on Friday by $5, following a similar move in January by JetBlue Airways, USA Today reports. UNITED AIRLINES REPLACING BISCOFF COOKIES WITH OREO THINS AS AS COMPLIMENTARY SNACK OPTION The increased fee Read More

Parkland Announces Date of 2019 Fourth Quarter & Year-End Results

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CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Parkland Fuel Corporation (“Parkland”) (TSX:PKI) expects to announce its 2019 fourth quarter and year-end results after markets close on Thursday, March 5, 2020. A conference call and webcast will then be held at 6:30 a.m. MST (8:30 a.m. EST) on Friday, March 6, 2020 to discuss the Read More

Shipwreck from doomed 1840s Royal Navy Arctic expedition reveals its secrets

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Stunning artifacts have been recovered from the wreck of HMS Erebus, one of two 19th-century Royal Navy ships involved in a doomed expedition to locate the Northwest Passage. Officials in Canada unveiled the items, which include epaulets from a lieutenant’s uniform, ceramic dishes, a hairbrush, and a pencil case, this week. Sealing wax, bearing a Read More

At least 11 American Diamond Princess evacuees test positive for coronavirus, another doctor in China dies

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At least 11 American evacuees transported to the U.S. from the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship have tested positive for the coronavirus, as another doctor in China was pronounced dead from the virus Friday. The American evacuees were transported to U.S. hospitals after delayed Japenese test results showed they tested positive. Five other people were confirmed to have Read More

Cruise stocks down but still attractive despite coronavirus, analysts say

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Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, the $45-billion cruise industry has come under significant pressure, with shares of ship operators falling over the last month. Analysts, however, see some positive trends coming. Stocks of major cruise operators, Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Line, have slid more than 16 percent and 11 percent respectively so Read More

Forever 21 snapped up by mall owners, Authentic Brands

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FILE PHOTO: Shoppers enter a Forever 21 fashion retail store at the King of Prussia mall in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, U.S. September 30, 2019. REUTERS/Mark Makela (Reuters) – Forever 21 has a new lease on life after Simon Property Group Inc (SPG.N), Brookfield Property Partners LP (BPY.O) and Authentic Brands Group agreed to acquire Read More

Director of major hospital in China dies from coronavirus; infected total passes 73K

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The head of a major hospital in China died from the coronavirus on Tuesday morning, as 1,886 new cases were reported in the country, according to multiple reports. Liu Zhiming was the director of Wuhan Wuchang Hospital located in the epicenter of the virus outbreak, according to Reuters. Zhiming, who had been on life support, was Read More

Most popular Disney ride around the world is not Space Mountain

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There’s one Disney ride that has (or has had) a version at every major Disney resort, plus an online version, as well as a version (more or less) in the defunct DisneyQuest arcade. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File) The “popularity” of a Disney ride is difficult to quantify. When a technically elaborate, massively publicized new ride, like Star Read More

Parkland completes acquisition of Kellerstrass Oil

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CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Parkland Fuel Corporation (“Parkland”, “We”, “Our” or “Us”) (TSX:PKI) announced today that through its wholly owned U.S. subsidiaries (collectively, “Parkland USA”), it has completed the previously announced acquisition of the entities and assets comprising Kellerstrass Oil Company (collectively, “Kellerstrass”). Based in Salt Lake City, Kellerstrass is a Read More

Exclusive: Venezuela’s PDVSA steps up fuel shipments to Cuba as shortages bite

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MEXICO CITY/HAVANA (Reuters) – Venezuela’s state energy firm PDVSA has been shipping more oil this month to close ally Cuba, as tighter U.S. sanctions have worsened fuel shortages on the Caribbean island, according to sources and internal company documents seen by Reuters. FILE PHOTO – The corporate logo of state oil company PDVSA is seen Read More