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Travel Plans Are Looking Up For Airline Industry

More than 200 million passengers are expected to fly on U.S. based airlines this summer, according to a leading industry group.
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FCC To Unveil Proposed Rules To Govern Internet Traffic

The suggestion last month that the FCC might let Internet providers charge companies more for faster service prompted a firestorm of protest. The commission votes Thursday to begin debate on the plan.
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Regulators Couldn't Close U.S. Mine Despite Poor Safety Record

The Mine Safety and Health Administration says it had no authority to shut down the W.Va. mine where two people were killed this week, despite having cited it for numerous violations.
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The Latest Food Truck Theme Is Marijuana For Lunch

The food truck craze and recreational marijuana have now collided. MagicalButter, a Seattle-based company, says its Samich food truck is just one of many pot culinary ventures.
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'The New York Times' Announces Surprise Change Of Management

The New York Times has announced that Dean Baquet, the paper's managing editor, will replace Jill Abramson as the executive editor. Both Abramson and Baquet were named to their current jobs in 2011.
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To Make It Stateside, Gaza Strip Exports Must Pass Israeli Obstacles

Gaza farmers broke new ground in 2013, selling fresh herbs in U.S. supermarkets. But despite cheap labor and excellent soil, the hurdles to creating an export-driven economy are enormous.
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Russia's Energy Giant Turns Up The Heat On Ukraine

Gazprom, the energy company, has dramatically raised the price it charges Ukraine for natural gas. Despite its weak, ailing economy, Ukraine must now pay far more than any other Gazprom client.
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Minimalist Shoes Smacked With Lawsuit, As Health Claims Get The Boot

The running world's recent trend of "minimalist" shoes has earned popularity partly from idea that they're more natural than regular running shoes. Now, not so much — minimalist shoemaker Vibram has just settled a class-action lawsuit for $3.75 million, agreeing to stop making health claims. Brian Metzler, the editor-in-chief of Competitor magazine, comments on the news.
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'New York Times' Replaces Jill Abramson As Executive Editor

Dean Baquet, the paper's managing editor, will become The Times' first African-American executive editor. Abramson's departure was reportedly related to "an issue with management in the newsroom."
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Europe vs. Google: "The Right to be Forgotten"

The European Court of Justice ruled this week that Google must remove certain links in search results if people ask to have them taken down. The case involves the so-called right to be forgotten and a Spanish man upset that searches of his...

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