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Experts: Shipping Lithium Ion Batteries on Planes Is Unsafe

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 18:18
Federal transportation regulators and the country's main pilots union are warning against shipping large quantities of lithium ion batteries.









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Real Tinker Bell? Disney Parks Plan to Use Drones

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 15:31
There's a new Disney star, and it's not a character, a cartoon, or a movie. It's a drone that beams light and performs acrobatics during shows.









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Students Still Saddled With High Textbook Costs: Report

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 15:16
Rising tuition costs aren't the only thing driving up the cost of higher education. Textbook prices have skyrocketed in recent years.Since 2006, the c









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Burger King Wants You to Eat Its New Hot Dogs

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 11:28
Burger King says its ability to flame-grill meat makes hot dogs a natural fit on its menu.









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Climate Change May Make Transatlantic Flights Longer

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 11:08
Climate change could impact transatlantic travel, making eastbound flights longer and costing airlines an extra $22 million per year in fuel.









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Wall St. Rises As Yellen Hints at 'Gradual' Rate Hikes

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 09:19
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said conditions in the United States would allow the Fed to pursue 'gradual' adjustments to monetary policy.









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Bill Introduced to Stop Shrinking Airline Seats

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 09:04
One Congressman wants to put a stop to shrinking airline seats.









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Twitter Rolls Out Algorithmic Timeline Tool

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 08:14
Twitter is finally announcing some long-anticipated changes — a move away from its chronological timeline.









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New School Will Teach One-Percenters How to Pick a Private Jet

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 08:08
A new international school for the uber-wealthy will soon be opening in — of course — Trump Tower in New York City.









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China Devalued Its Currency, Then Spent $400 Billion to Save It

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 17:41
China devalued its currency in August. It's spent the months since spending billions of dollars to prop up the yuan.









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Bee Thieves Are a Buzzkill for Almond Growers

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 15:34
Soaring bee rental fees for California's almond farmers are attracting a swarm of recent hive heists and leading to stinging losses for beekeepers.









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Twitter Launches New Anti-Troll Cybersafety Committee

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 14:12
Facing mounting criticism that its social media platform is a forum for unchecked bigotry, Twitter has formed a task force to handle online abuse.









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Martin Shkreli Faces New Lawsuit Over Album Artwork

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 13:03
The ex-pharma CEO is being sued by an artist who claims his original illustrations were stolen for the new Wu-Tang Clan album that Shkreli bought.









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Judge Rules Copyright for 'Happy Birthday' Invalid

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 12:54
The "Happy Birthday to You" song is finally in the public domain.









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'Beyonce Bounce': Red Lobster Credits Sales Spike to Singer

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 10:49
Weekend sales at Red Lobster saw a significant boost from "Queen Bey," spiking 33 percent on Sunday over last year, company brass said.









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Virginia Really Is For Lovers: Amazon Romance Survey

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 09:49
Turns out Paris isn't the only city where love is in the air. Amazon is out with its list of Top 20 Most Romantic Cites right here in the U.S.









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Google's CEO Got $199 Million in Stock This Month

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 08:46
Sundar Pichai, the newly appointed chief executive of the Internet search giant, was awarded restricted stock worth roughly $199 million.









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Why Lots of Americans Feel Locked Out of Owning a Home

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 08:27
'There are some recession pains still lingering,' said Crissinda Ponder, a mortgage analyst for Bankrate.









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U.N. Panel Seeks Greenhouse Gas Rules for Planes

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 22:03
The proposal drew praise from the White House and criticism from environmentalists who said it would be too weak to actually slow global warming.









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Education Dept. Works to Nix Fraud at Colleges

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 15:44
The Department of Education is cracking down on fraud at colleges and universities.









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