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  • Israeli consortium signs gas deal with Jordan

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Delek Group, one of the developers of the country's biggest natural gas reservoir, says it has signed a deal to sell gas to neighboring Jordan.

    Associated Press
  • West Elm is launching a hotel chain and—surprise!—wants you to buy everything in it

    West Elm wants customers to sleep in its showrooms. The home-furnishing chain announced Monday (Sept. 26) that it is launching a boutique hotel chain, and yes, the furnishings are for sale. The hotel business is departure for West Elm, which has sought to hook customers through aggressive catalog…

    Quartz
  • To save their sinking city, Venetians are dressing like pirates and chasing cruise ships

    Venice, Italy A dozen small pirate boats bobbed in Venice’s Giudecca Canal last night (Sept. 25), waiting to confront the next big cruise ship to pass by. “Get big boats out of the lagoon!” shouted sailors, dressed in tri-corner hats, ripped vests, and eye-patches. A crowd of about 1,000 (link in…

    Quartz
  • You may soon be able to fly farther, faster, and cheaper thanks to new Airbus planes

    Hawaiian Holdings and JetBlue Airways are celebrating the release of the Airbus A321neo and the upcoming Airbus A321LR, both of which boast impressive ranges that could take passengers of these two companies farther than ever before.

    Digital Trends
  • Dubai airport plans more gates to handle double-decker A380

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai Airports is boosting the number of specialized facilities to handle Airbus A380 planes at the Middle East's busiest airport as hometown carrier Emirates grows its fleet of the double-decker aircraft.

    Associated Press
  • 3 Hotel Stocks To Buy Now

    Corporate travel pressure, political unrest, disruption by services like Airbnb, and more -- here is a snapshot of the industry, and why these 3 companies look promising.

    Motley Fool
  • Monarch airlines says flights operating as normal

    Budget airline Monarch says its flights are operating as normal following "negative speculation" about its financial health.

    BBC News
  • You may be owed hundreds of dollars in compensation for flight delays—here’s how I got my money from American Airlines

    Waiting is universally annoying but flight delays are particularly so: being stuck in an airport waiting for a flight you expected to leave feels like being held against your will. However, if you are flying out of Europe (with any airline, to anywhere in the world) you can be compensated for a…

    Quartz
  • Fleetwood :A town taking its health seriously

    Lifestyle choices such as smoking, drinking, poor diet and lack of exercise are costing the NHS in England as much as £11bn a year.

    BBC News
  • Why city planners want to kill off cars before cars kill you

    Cities are bigger than ever and, for many, the car is the only conceivable option for getting around them to where they need to be. So how come academics in the city-planning world are advising on changes—like making parking more expensive—that will make it harder to drive rather than easier? Turns…

    Quartz
  • Four men injured in shooting in Sweden

    Four men were injured, one critically, in the centre of Sweden's southern city of Malmo, in what police said appeared to be a targeted attack by gunmen riding scooters. The shooting broke out shortly before 7pm (1700 GMT) in a street in the southern city's Fosie district. Police in the area…

    AFP
  • Rugby union - Injured Tuilagi set to miss autumn Tests

    - Centre Manu Tuilagi is set to miss England's autumn Tests against South Africa, Australia, Argentina and Fiji with a groin injury, his club Leicester said Sunday. The 25-year-old has not played since the first game of the English Premiership season and the Tigers' director of rugby Richard…

    AFP
  • Jewish settlement soccer clubs bring politics to the pitch

    GIVAT ZEEV, West Bank (AP) — The Beitar Shabi Givat Zeev players huddled around for a training session, lobbing soccer balls as an autumn evening breeze swept through the surrounding rocky hills. It was a routine scene played out on soccer fields around the world, but if Palestinian authorities…

    Associated Press
  • Google's New Travel App Could Hurt These Companies

    Google is broadening its presence in online travel services, and this could hurt other companies in the sector.

    Motley Fool
  • What Investors Need to Know From Philip Morris' New Tobacco Study

    The company is trying to gain support for new reduced risk products. Is it working? Will it help the company grow long-term?

    Motley Fool
  • How to Make the Most of Medicare

    Unraveling the ins and outs of Medicare, including what it covers, what it costs, and what stocks move higher or lower because of it.

    Motley Fool
  • Iconic natural arch collapses on Moroccan beach

    Rabat (AFP) - They were among Morocco's best-known natural wonders: two immense rock archways towering over Legzira beach on the Atlantic coast. But on Friday afternoon one of them collapsed.

    AFP