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  • Factbox: Countries' different reactions to Thomas Cook bankruptcy
    Reuters

    Factbox: Countries' different reactions to Thomas Cook bankruptcy

    The UK's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), regulator and government have a fleet of planes ready to start bringing home more than 150,000 British customers abroad over the next two weeks. French organization Entreprises de Voyage said that about 10,000 French tourists could be affected by the bankruptcy

  • Vape sales are falling on fears about the outbreak of vaping-related lung illness
    MarketWatch

    Vape sales are falling on fears about the outbreak of vaping-related lung illness

    The vaping-related lung disease that has infected more than 500 Americans and caused eight deaths is having a dampening effect on sales of vapes, which were on an upsurge as more states legalize cannabis for medical or recreational use.

  • Reuters

    UPDATE 1-Aid group says vaccine 'rationing' in Congo is hampering Ebola fight

    The World Health Organization is "rationing" Ebola vaccines in Democratic Republic of Congo, with access controls meaning too few people at risk are being protected in an outbreak of the deadly disease, the aid group MSF said on Monday. The medical charity Medicins Sans Frontiers (MSF) accused

  • Fallout From Thomas Cook’s Demise Will Reach Far and Wide in Travel
    Skift

    Fallout From Thomas Cook’s Demise Will Reach Far and Wide in Travel

    One of Europe’s biggest travel companies is no more and the damage it leaves in its wake is likely to take some time to clear. After weeks of speculation, in the early hours of Monday morning, Thomas Cook announced it was shutting down after failing to complete a $1.1 billion rescue deal. The collapse

  • Thomas Cook's collapse strands about 50,000 in Greece, hotels fret
    Reuters

    Thomas Cook's collapse strands about 50,000 in Greece, hotels fret

    About 50,000 tourists are stranded in Greece and mainly on island resorts after British travel firm Thomas Cook collapsed, the tourism minister said on Monday as extra flights were booked to ease their return home. Thomas Cook, one of Britain's oldest companies, ran hotels, resorts and airlines

  • Why Moms Are Pioneering the Marijuana Industry
    Parents

    Why Moms Are Pioneering the Marijuana Industry

    There may still be a stigma around marijuana use across the country, but these mothers are blazing the way for women in the cannabis industry.

  • Fox Business

    FDA approves expansion of Cologuard, at-home colon cancer screening test

    Exact Sciences's Cologuard testing approved for ages 45 to 49

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    Carnival Cruises to See Modest Benefit After Collapse of Thomas Cook, Analysts Say

    The fallout from the liquidation of U.K.-based Thomas Cook Group “could be a modest near-term positive” for the Carnival cruise operator, according to a research note.

  • Germany Mulls Emergency Aid for Thomas Cook’s Condor Airline
    Bloomberg

    Germany Mulls Emergency Aid for Thomas Cook’s Condor Airline

    (Bloomberg) -- German authorities are considering emergency financial aid for Thomas Cook Group Plc’s Condor subsidiary as Deutsche Lufthansa AG remains tight-lipped on the fate of a unit it bid for earlier this year.Germany’s Economy Ministry on Monday said it’s urgently assessing Condor Flugdienst

  • The Stocks Winning and Losing From Thomas Cook's Demise
    Bloomberg

    The Stocks Winning and Losing From Thomas Cook's Demise

    (Bloomberg) -- The collapse of U.K. tour operator Thomas Cook Group Plc will be to the detriment of some stocks, but the benefit of many others.Shares of rival TUI AG surged as much as 11% in London, while online peer On The Beach Group Plc gained as much as 9%, boosted by the prospect of reduced industry

  • Strains that sank Thomas Cook weigh on European airlines
    Reuters

    Strains that sank Thomas Cook weigh on European airlines

    The collapse of travel group Thomas Cook and a trio of subsidiary airlines, leaving 600,000 holidaymakers stranded, is unlikely to be the last failure among Europe's struggling second-tier carriers. As Britain was activating plans for its biggest peacetime repatriation, two smaller operators, Aigle

  • Strains that sank Thomas Cook weigh on European airlines
    Reuters

    Strains that sank Thomas Cook weigh on European airlines

    The collapse of travel group Thomas Cook and a trio of subsidiary airlines, leaving 600,000 holidaymakers stranded, is unlikely to be the last failure among Europe's struggling second-tier carriers. As Britain was activating plans for its biggest peacetime repatriation, two smaller operators, Aigle

  • Strains that sank Thomas Cook weigh on European airlines
    Reuters

    Strains that sank Thomas Cook weigh on European airlines

    The collapse of travel group Thomas Cook and a trio of subsidiary airlines, leaving 600,000 holidaymakers stranded, is unlikely to be the last failure among Europe's struggling second-tier carriers. As Britain was activating plans for its biggest peacetime repatriation, two smaller operators, Aigle

  • Tunisia sets up crisis cell for Thomas Cook fallout
    AFP

    Tunisia sets up crisis cell for Thomas Cook fallout

    Tunisia has set up a crisis cell to deal with the fallout of British tour operator Thomas Cook's collapse on Monday, which has left around 4,500 mostly British tourists stranded in the North African country, officials said. Tunisian authorities said officials and tourism industry representatives

  • German court rules hangovers are 'illness'
    AFP

    German court rules hangovers are 'illness'

    Frankfurt am Main (AFP) - A German court said in a ruling published Monday that hangovers are an "illness", in a timely judgement days after the annual Oktoberfest beer festival began in Munich.

  • DFW climbs rankings of best-connected airports in country
    American City Business Journals

    DFW climbs rankings of best-connected airports in country

    DFW Airport is now the third-most connected airport in the U.S. behind only Chicago's O'Hare and and Hartsfield-Jackson in Atlanta, according to a new study.

  • MarketWatch

    Southwest's stock gains after BofA upgrade, American shares fall after downgrade

    Shares of Southwest Airlines Co. rose 0.3% in morning trading while American Airlines Group Inc.'s stock fell 0.8%, after BofA Merrill Lynch analyst Andrew Didora upgraded one and downgraded the other, saying he was becoming more selective on airlines as demand indicators slow and domestic capacity

  • BBC News

    Thomas Cook customers react to holiday firm collapse

    Passengers at airports in England share their stories after the collapse of travel firm Thomas Cook.

  • Bloomberg

    Vaping Is a Problem. Banning It Would Be, Too.

    (Bloomberg Opinion) -- Walmart is ready to stop selling e-cigarettes. The administration of President Donald Trump is moving to ban flavored e-cigarettes and nicotine pods. Opponents of vaping cheer these developments. Supporters are dumbstruck. “Idiocy of the highest order, responding to a fake crisis

  • Senators ask FDA to ban all e-cigarettes
    American City Business Journals

    Senators ask FDA to ban all e-cigarettes

    A bipartisan group of U.S. senators including Alaska Republican Lisa Murkowski has called for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ban e-cigarettes from the U.S. market “unless or until they can prove that they benefit the public health.” E-cigarettes have been promoted as a safer alternative for

  • DRC approves use of second experimental Ebola vaccine
    AFP

    DRC approves use of second experimental Ebola vaccine

    The Democratic Republic of Congo will introduce a second Ebola vaccine next month, the World Health Organization said Monday, as a top medical charity accused the UN agency of rationing doses of the main drug to protect against the disease. DRC's latest Ebola epidemic, which began in August 2018

  • Disney permit hints at Guardians of the Galaxy ride work
    American City Business Journals

    Disney permit hints at Guardians of the Galaxy ride work

    A tower building at Disney's Epcot theme park in Orlando one day will be home to the new high-thrill ride, Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind, based on the popular Guardians of the Galaxy property. A new Orange County construction permit filed by Disney (NYSE: DIS) on Sept. 13 indicates current

  • Thomas Cook’s liquidation wipes out travel company worth £1.85 billion just 18 months ago
    MarketWatch

    Thomas Cook’s liquidation wipes out travel company worth £1.85 billion just 18 months ago

    Thomas Cook shares were halted Monday as the travel company filed for liquidation, wiping out a company worth over £1 billion little more than a year ago.

  • 'Absolutely gutted' - demise of Thomas Cook wrecks travellers' plans
    Reuters

    'Absolutely gutted' - demise of Thomas Cook wrecks travellers' plans

    Holidaymakers hit by the collapse of Thomas Cook, the world's oldest tourist firm, desperately scrambled for information on Monday on how to get home, as Britain mounted its largest repatriation effort since World War Two. It was the hotel which kept us up to date," said Ricky Houston, who

  • This blind makeup artist is inspiring others like her to chase their dreams
    AOL.com

    This blind makeup artist is inspiring others like her to chase their dreams

    Despite her visual impairment, Talya has become a makeup artist who is using her following on social media to stop bullying and spread awareness.