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November 13, 2011

Four Chinese Airlines Sue Over Carbon Tax

China, EU Continue Playing 'Chicken' Over ETS

As January 1 comes into view, neither side in the stand-off over a controversial new European carbon tax shows any sign of backing down. Europe's new Emissions Trading System, or ETS, would charge flights arriving in the EU's jurisdiction a fee for their carbon dioxide emissions, even for portions of the flights outside Europe. The US, China and two dozen other nations say that violates a 1944 treaty which gives all nations exclusive authority over their domestic airspace.

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NLRB Vs. Boeing: Politics In Play

Judicial Watch Obtains NLRB Documents Through Lawsuit

If there was any question that the Obama administration's National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is really acting against Boeing in South Carolina based on principle, it's been answered by some startlingly candid and flippant insider e-mails obtained by Judicial Watch.

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Trusted Traveler Program Test Expands

TSA 'Pre-Check' Pilot Expanding To Three More Airports

TSA Administrator John Pistole announced Wednesday that three more airports will be added to the TSA Pre-Check Pilot Program, to help TSA evaluate measures designed to enhance security by placing more focus on pre-screening individuals prior to flying in order to expedite their travel experience.

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Religious Groups Oppose Ryanair 'In-Flight Porn App'

Airline Reportedly Looking Into Mile-High Adult Entertainment

It's difficult to know if Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary is serious, or if this is just one of the airline executive's outrageous trial balloons designed to generate some buzz about the low-cost airline, but if the object is the latter, it's certainly had that effect.

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