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As freeze in air travel begins to thaw, United adds flights

As freeze in air travel begins to thaw, United adds flights

With confidence rising that the end of the pandemic is growing closer, airports have begun to grow more crowded and airlines are starting to revive flights that vanished last year as people cancelled vacations and business trips.
Powell likens Fed's pandemic response to British at Dunkirk

Powell likens Fed's pandemic response to British at Dunkirk

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell compared the actions taken by the central bank early in the pandemic as the economy barrelled toward a recession to British efforts in World War II to evacuate troops at Dunkirk.
Chrissy Teigen deletes Twitter account, citing negativity

Chrissy Teigen deletes Twitter account, citing negativity

LOS ANGELES — Chrissy Teigen has deleted her popular Twitter account, saying the site no longer plays a positive role in her life. “For over 10 years you guys have been my world,” Teigen wrote to her 13.7 million followers Wednesday night.
US jobless claims fall to 684,000, fewest since pandemic

US jobless claims fall to 684,000, fewest since pandemic

WASHINGTON — The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell sharply last week to 684,000, the fewest since the pandemic erupted a year ago and a sign that the economy is improving.
UK court rejects Depp bid to appeal 'wife beater' ruling

UK court rejects Depp bid to appeal 'wife beater' ruling

LONDON — A British court on Thursday refused Johnny Depp permission to appeal a judge’s ruling that he assaulted ex-wife Amber Heard, saying his attempt to overturn the decision had “no real prospect of success.
Government revises 4th quarter GDP up slightly to 4.3%

Government revises 4th quarter GDP up slightly to 4.3%

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of 4.
Nova Scotia Liberals to table first deficit budget in six years because of COVID-19

Nova Scotia Liberals to table first deficit budget in six years because of COVID-19

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's budget is to be tabled Thursday and will include a plan to bring the province back to fiscal balance within four years, according to a government source.
CEO says Harry hire is a natural fit, not a publicity stunt

CEO says Harry hire is a natural fit, not a publicity stunt

SAN FRANCISCO — The CEO of BetterUp Inc.
Toronto airport loses $383 million in 2020 as passenger numbers plunge due to COVID

Toronto airport loses $383 million in 2020 as passenger numbers plunge due to COVID

TORONTO — Canada's largest airport lost $383 million last year as the number of passengers plunged nearly 74 per cent from 2019 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Greater Toronto Airports Authority says its net loss compared with a $139.

Donald Sobey, son of grocery store founder, remembered for leadership, philanthropy

STELLARTON, N.S. — Donald Sobey, former president and chairman of Empire Company Ltd. and the son of the Sobeys grocery store founder, has died. He was 86 years old.