Google Flights: Save hundreds by doing this unknown trick when booking your plane ticket

Google Flights can save travellers a pretty penny when it comes to shopping around for cheap tickets. With many online comparison websites to choose from, it can be a complicated affair when finding the best price. From booking on a Tuesday to ticket-splitting, knowing where to start often puts people off. But frugal travellers can […]

Massive storm hammers US Northeast, killing 3 and leaving hundreds of thousands without power

Emily Arnold via REUTERS Hundreds of thousands of people remained without power in the U.S. Northeast on Wednesday after ferocious storms packing fierce winds and hail battered the region, killing three people. Some 360,000 customers in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and West Virginia were without power, tracking service PowerOutage.us said. Local news showed […]

YouTube pulls hundreds of videos over essay cheating ads

YouTube doesn’t have it easy managing the ads it automatically inserts itself, but it’s another challenge entirely to manage the ads baked into the videos themselves. The online video giant has pulled over 1,400 videos after a BBC investigation found more than 250 channels had mid-video ads for EduBirdie, a Ukraine-based essay cheating service. YouTube […]

Subway’s CEO is stepping down as the chain closes hundreds of stores amid franchisee backlash

Photo by Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Invision for SUBWAY Restaurants/AP Images Subway’s CEO, Suzanne Greco, is retiring after 45 years at the company.  Subway has struggled in recent years, losing more than 900 locations in the US last year and recently announcing plans to close roughly 500 more in 2018.  Many franchisees had previously criticized Greco to Business […]

Electric buses are avoiding hundreds of thousands of barrels of oil per day

Enlarge / Electric buses are avoiding the need for a lot of barrels of oil. (credit: Getty Images) The global fleet of electric buses is already helping cities avoiding the purchase of 279,000 barrels of oil per day, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). Diesel buses consume an extraordinary amount of fuel compared to a […]

Hundreds of Sun Country Passengers Stranded in Mexico After Flights End for the Season

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Hundreds of thousands demand release of independence leaders in Barcelona

More than 300,000 took to the streets of Barcelona on Sunday to demand that the Spanish government in Madrid release the Catalan independence movement leaders that are being held in detention ahead of the trial. The protesters, carrying numerous Catalan flags, walked behind a huge banner reading: “For rights and liberties, for democracy and unity, […]

We’re about to get some key lung cancer data — and it could affect how hundreds of thousands of cancer patients are treated (MRK, BMS, RHHBY)

Reuters On Monday, three big players in the growing field of cancer immunotherapy are sharing data that could change how we treat lung cancer.  The three companies, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Merck, and Roche, are looking at how their immunotherapies, known as checkpoint inhibitors, can be used in combination — either with other immunotherapy or with chemotherapy […]

'We will get through this': Hundreds honour Humboldt Broncos at vigil on home ice

Hundreds of people gathered in Humboldt, Sask., Sunday night to mourn those killed and injured in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash. A vigil organized by the Saskatchewan government began at 7 p.m. CST from the Elgar Petersen Arena, home of the Broncos junior league hockey team. Fifteen people died from the Friday collision between a bus […]

Twitter DOWN – Social networking site not working for HUNDREDS of users

Twitter is down right now and not working for hundreds of users today. Independent website Down Detector has received a surge of Twitter down reports. Some 40 per cent of those affected are experiencing problems with the Twitter website. While 33 per cent are experiencing issues with the iPad app and 26 per cent are […]