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JetBlue to charge $30 for first checked bag; will others follow?

JetBlue to charge $30 for first checked bag; will others follow?

Flying JetBlue may cost you more green. Today, Southwest Airlines is the lone US carrier that has free checked baggage for all passengers. JetBlue's fee for bringing a second bag on a flight jumped from $35 to $40 and raised its third bag fee from $100 to $150, according to Bloomberg , which first reported the story on Monday.


Vodafone pledges $5/day roaming to remain after $11 billion TPG merger

Vodafone pledges $5/day roaming to remain after $11 billion TPG merger

Vodafone Australia and TPG Telecom plan to merge into a single $15 billion telecommunications firm in an attempt to more effectively challenge mobile giants Telstra and Optus. TPG is Australia's second largest internet service provider, with more than 1.9 million subscribers, while Vodafone is the third largest mobile operator with 6 million subscribers.


Elon Musk revives 'pedo' controversy in Twitter spat

Elon Musk revives 'pedo' controversy in Twitter spat

That led to Olanoff saying, "Your dedication to facts and truth would have been wonderful if applied to that time you called someone a pedo ". A spokesperson for Tesla issued a statement to Reuters welcoming the Ontario judge's ruling. The spat between the two was ignited after Berlin-based motivational speaker Tijen Onaran tweeted an opinion piece about Musk crying in an interview with The New York Times .


RBI Confirms 99.15% of Demonetized Money Coming Back

RBI Confirms 99.15% of Demonetized Money Coming Back

The government replaced old Rs 500 notes with new ones, but no replacement for Rs 1,000 notes have been made. While 6,453 pieces of fake Rs 50 notes were detected in 2015-16, this number jumped to 9,222 in 2016-17 and then increased to a whopping 23,447 in 2017-18.


Uncertainty Abounds as US and Mexico Announce Trade Deal

Uncertainty Abounds as US and Mexico Announce Trade Deal

The move, sought by the United States, puts Canada in a hard position because Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had insisted on maintaining Chapter 19 as a way to fight USA duties on softwood lumber, paper and other products that it views as unfair.


NAFTA 2.0: How potential trade deal would impact workers, economy

NAFTA 2.0: How potential trade deal would impact workers, economy

Amazon opened a fulfillment center in Mexico City, and Expedia opened up a headquarters there too. "It is nothing more than an agreement between only two of the three countries party to NAFTA to just begin renegotiating trade relations and hopefully end the trade war Republicans created and have done nothing to stop", Corson said .