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Anger Rises Along With Death Toll At Bangladesh Factory

More than 200 have died and hundreds more are trapped beneath rubble at the site of the garment factory collapse near the capital, Dhaka.
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Virgin America Offers Seat-To-Seat Service

The service is available on all of its U.S. flights. It allows passengers to send unsolicited treats to fellow travelers at the touch of a button.
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GE Capital Cuts Off Credit To Gun Dealers

The lending arm of General Electric has stopped offering financing to retailers whose primary business is selling guns. Around 75 retailers are immediately affected. A company spokesman says this is a response to "industry changes, new legislation and tragic events."
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House Panel Examines Government Loan To Fisker Automotive

The founders of financially troubled Fisker Automotive were grilled by Republican lawmakers on Capitol Hill Wednesday. The electric car maker received a $529 million loan from the Department of Energy in 2009. The carmaker is now on the edge of collapse. Fisker has laid off most of its employees and hired bankruptcy advisers.
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Should Air Traffic Controllers Be Included In Furloughs?

As air travelers grumble about delayed flights, congressional Republicans have a new talking point: It's all President Obama's fault. They argue that he could make cuts in less critical parts of the FAA budget, but wants to inconvenience the public to force Congress to undo sequestration.
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Weekly Jobless Claims Dip To Near Five-Year Low

While the news is a positive sign, employers still seem to be reluctant to add many new jobs to their payrolls.

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