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We helped more than 15,000 travelers last year with problems ranging from unjust airline change fees to cruise cancellation fees and mistaken car rental damage charges to smoking-in hotel-room fines.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Obama's no-win situation on border crisis

Was President Obama "tone deaf" for not visiting the US- Mexico border while in Texas to do some fundraising this week? Republicans, and even some Democrats, are heaping criticism on the president for avoiding that photo op, amid a surge of undocumented children entering the United States from Central America .

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ABC15.com

Chris Christie: The $60 million man

It appears the George Washington Bridge controversy New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's dealing with this year back in the Garden State hasn't affected his standing as one of the GOP's most potent fundraising rainmakers.

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EDGE

What's HOT South Florida :: 07/10 - 7/16

Last Thursday, The Alibi was off-the-chain busy. Definitely the busiest Thursday night I have seen there, which is saying something, since every Thursday is packed.

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ABC News

Boeing Raises Forecast for New Airplane Demand

Boeing Co. raised its long-term forecast for new airplane demand by more than 4 percent, based on expected orders of smaller, more fuel-efficient planes and burgeoning travel in Asia.

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KLKN

EU to sanction 11 more people over Ukraine

Brown lawns and dusty cars could become the norm in California as state regulators consider unprecedented $500-a-day fines for water-wasters, after acknowledging that voluntary steps to reduce consumption amid a... Brown lawns and dusty cars could become the norm in California as state regulators consider unprecedented $500-a-day fines for ... (more)

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WHO-TV

Ex-New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Gets 10 Years in Prison

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, who gained national attention during Hurricane Katrina, was sentenced to 10 years in prison Wednesday in a bribery scandal that rocked the city, the U.S. Justice Department said.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Fox News

Seven tips to keep kids hydrated

Don't wait for your kids to tell you they're thirsty before offering them water, experts say.

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News Times

Groups: Immigrant minors need deportation lawyers

A coalition of immigrant rights advocacy groups sued the federal government Wednesday, saying the vast majority of minors in deportation proceedings lack legal representation.

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News9 Oklahoma City

Obama raises money for absent Colo. senator

German prosecutors say a Michigan man they were investigating over his alleged service in a Nazi-controlled police force during World War II in present-day Ukraine has died in the U.S. A man under a deportation order for serving in a Nazi-controlled police force during World War II has died in Michigan at age 93 after years of denials that he shot ... (more)

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Denver Post

Sen. Udall won't make fundraiser in Denver featuring President Obama

US President Barack Obama and Senator Mark Udall play golf on the first hole at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, on May 6, 2013.

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KMIZ

LA hotel workers could get $15.37 an hour

Now, Los Angeles hotel workers might be outdoing them all with the country's highest minimum wage: $15.37 an hour, thanks to a new city ordinance that is expected to pass by Labor Day.

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Sunherald.com

Vending machines go gourmet for upscale customers

At Hollywood and Highland Center, mere steps from Hollywood Boulevard's souvenir-hawking dives, tourists can drop up to $1,000 on fine caviar.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The York Daily Record

5 things about Cleveland, likely GOP host in 2016

Good or bad, Cleveland - all but certain to host the Republican Party's presidential nominating convention in 2016 - is hard to ignore.

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KIII

Water levels at Nevada's Lake Mead drop to new low

Drought in the southwestern U.S. will deplete the vast Lake Mead this week to levels not seen since Hoover Dam was completed and the reservoir on the Colorado River was filled in the 1930s, federal water managers said Tuesday.

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Reuters

Buyers line up at first legal pot shops in Washington state

Eager customers lined up before dawn on Tuesday as Washington became the second U.S. state to allow the sale of marijuana for recreational use, although shortages and high prices were likely to accompany any euphoria.

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Crain's Chicago Busines

United accused of improperly bumping baggage

A Chicago resident alleges that United Airlines improperly leaves passenger luggage off flights rather than cargo when necessary to keep a plane at proper flying weight.

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FOX23

Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids

Tackling what he has called a humanitarian crisis, President Barack Obama on Tuesday asked Congress for $3.7 billion to cope with a tide of minors from Central America who are illegally crossing the U.S. border, straining immigration resources and causing a political firestorm in Washington.

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USA Today

Las Vegas' The LINQ adds a hotel and casino

The Quad Resort will be flipped once again to create the new, $223 million LINQ Hotel & Casino, which is now taking reservations for October.

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WTVF Nashville

NYPD: Mom of baby abandoned in subway in custody

In the mid-1950s, air travel was a shadow of the highly advanced operation of checks and rules seen today.

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