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'Junk fees' or flexible flying? Passenger charges fuel profits — and travellers' ire

'Junk fees' or flexible flying? Passenger charges fuel profits — and travellers' ire

MONTREAL — Jay Sorensen flies both business class and economy.
Critics question Liberals' falling cellphone price claims, budget promises

Critics question Liberals' falling cellphone price claims, budget promises

As the federal government touts measures meant to curb the cost of Canadians' cellphone bills, some say there is a disconnect between what consumers are paying and the rhetoric surrounding price declines.
Two people dead, four others make it to shore after vessel capsizes in Newfoundland

Two people dead, four others make it to shore after vessel capsizes in Newfoundland

PORT AU PORT, N.L. — The Department of Fisheries and Oceans says two people were found dead and four others survived after a boat capsized off the west coast of Newfoundland.
Yoko Ono to receive Edward MacDowell Medal for lifetime achievement

Yoko Ono to receive Edward MacDowell Medal for lifetime achievement

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the country's leading artist residency programs, MacDowell, has awarded a lifetime achievement prize to Yoko Ono .
Mary J. Blige, Cher, Ozzy Osbourne, A Tribe Called Quest and Foreigner get into Rock Hall

Mary J. Blige, Cher, Ozzy Osbourne, A Tribe Called Quest and Foreigner get into Rock Hall

NEW YORK (AP) — Mary J.
AP photographer gets in the right spot for a big swing at the Masters

AP photographer gets in the right spot for a big swing at the Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — AP photographer Matt Slocum knows his way around the bucolic Augusta National Golf Club during the week of the Masters — it’s a difficult task with all the regulations that help preserve the aura of the tournament.
Airbus workers at Quebec plant reject company's third contract offer

Airbus workers at Quebec plant reject company's third contract offer

MONTREAL — Unionized workers at an Airbus assembly plant north of Montreal have rejected a contract offer for the third time.
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis

Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis

HONOLULU (AP) — Amy Chadwick spent years scrimping and saving as a single mother of two to buy a house in the town of Lahaina on the Hawaiian island of Maui.
Kevin Bacon dances back to 'Footloose' high school

Kevin Bacon dances back to 'Footloose' high school

PAYSON, Utah (AP) — Actor Kevin Bacon on Saturday returned to the Utah high school where the cult classic movie “Footloose” was filmed more than 40 years.
15 people injured when tram collides with guardrail at Universal Studios theme park near Los Angeles

15 people injured when tram collides with guardrail at Universal Studios theme park near Los Angeles

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. (AP) — More than a dozen people suffered mostly minor injuries when a tram used for tours crashed into a railing at Universal Studios Hollywood near Los Angeles, authorities and the company said.