United is raising the price of checked bags

United is raising the price of checked bags

Checking a suitcase on United Airlines is getting more expensive. Beginning Friday, the first checked bag for flights will cost $30 — up from $25 — for flights in North America, Central America and the Caribbean. The second checked bag will now cost $40, up from $35. United (UAL) said in a statement the change […]

Coca-Cola quickly brews up Costa ‘Del Sol’ deal with Whitbread

LONDON (Reuters) – The 3.9 billion-pound ($5.1 billion) sale of the Costa coffee chain to Coca-Cola (KO.N) began brewing when Whitbread’s boss Alison Brittain crossed paths with the chief executive of the soft drinks giant at a conference in May. FILE PHOTO: A woman walks past a Costa Coffee in Loughborough, Britain April 25, 2018. […]

Publix is recalling ground beef products because of possible E.coli contamination

Publix is recalling ground beef products because of possible E.coli contamination

The USDA believes that Publix ground chuck meat may behind a food-poisoning outbreak. Publix Dept Store Publix is recalling products containing ground chuck meat due to possible E.coli contamination. 30 items including burgers, meatloaf, chili, and meatballs have been recalled. The USDA is advising customers who have bought these products to throw them away immediately.  18 […]

Alabama Senator to In-N-Out Burger amid boycott threats: Come to Alabama, we love Republicans

Alabama Senator to In-N-Out Burger amid boycott threats: Come to Alabama, we love Republicans

An Alabama State Senator is inviting In-N-Out Burger to open in Republican friendly Alabama. On Friday, Sen. Phil Williams, R-Rainbow City, posted a Twitter invite to the mega-popular burger chain. Hey #InNOutBurger c’mon to Alabama! We love burgers, and we love #Republicans! #alpoliticshttps://t.co/DAruwg2uCh — Sen. Phil Williams (@SenPhilWilliams) August 31, 2018 Williams’ tweet comes after […]

California hospital chain with ties to billionaire files for bankruptcy

NEW YORK/WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) – Verity Health System of California Inc, a non-profit operator of six California hospitals managed by billionaire former surgeon Patrick Soon-Shiong’s NantWorks LLC, filed for bankruptcy on Friday to help resolve a cash crunch while it seeks a buyer. FILE PHOTO: Patrick Soon-Shiong (L), medical researcher, inventor and chairman of the […]

Wingfoot Three completes Goodyear’s fleet of new Zeppelins

Wingfoot Three completes Goodyear’s fleet of new Zeppelins

(CNN) — After years of planning and construction, Goodyear’s fleet of high-technology Zeppelin airships is complete. Aviation pioneer Shaesta Waiz smashed a bottle of bubbly across the bow of Wingfoot Three on August 30, during a ceremony at Goodyear’s airship base outside Akron, Ohio, marking the beginning of a new era for the tire company’s […]

Coke to buy UK coffee-shop chain Costa for $5.1B

Coke to buy UK coffee-shop chain Costa for $5.1B

Coca-Cola Co. on Friday said it would buy British coffee-shop chain Costa for $5.1 billion, diversifying further from its soft-drink roots and marking the latest bet by a major consumer-goods company on coffee. The move would mark the biggest brand acquisition in the history of Coca-Cola and a gamble that the soda giant can move […]

Twitter Video Shows Men Pushing, Pulling and Kicking ‘Kid’ on SF Muni

Twitter Video Shows Men Pushing, Pulling and Kicking ‘Kid’ on SF Muni

A video posted on Twitter Thursday night showed two men attempting to throw out a “kid” from a San Francisco Muni train for allegedly playing his music too loud. Independent journalist Anna Sterling who posted the video, which has since gained over 3,000 likes and shares, wrote “They’re attempting to throw him onto the street. […]

Publix recalls ground beef products sold in Florida for possible E. coli contamination

Publix recalls ground beef products sold in Florida for possible E. coli contamination

Mike Snider USA TODAY Published 12:52 p.m. UTC Aug 31, 2018 Supermarket chain Publix is recalling some ground beef products shipped to Florida stores over concerns of E. coli contamination, the Agriculture Department says. An undetermined amount of potentially-contaminated products made with ground chuck were shipped to two dozen counties in Florida including Brevard, Citrus, Hillsborough, […]

Is This the Best Warren Buffett Stock to Buy Now?

Warren Buffett’s legendary stock-picking approach has turned him into one of the best investors of all time. While there’s no telling how long stocks will remain in Berkshire Hathaway’s (NYSE:BRK-A) (NYSE:BRK-B) portfolio, following in the Oracle of Omaha’s footsteps can be profit-friendly. Unfortunately, Berkshire only reports its holdings once per quarter, and it does so […]