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EPA Eases Rules on Coal Industry Despite Climate Change Warnings

EPA Eases Rules on Coal Industry Despite Climate Change WarningsActing EPA administrator Andrew Wheeler signed the proposal Thursday



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After deadly Lion Air crash, new focus on torrid industry growth in Indonesia

After deadly Lion Air crash, new focus on torrid industry growth in IndonesiaThe EU removed the privately owned budget airline from the list in 2016 after it determined Lion Air met international safety standards. None of Indonesia’s roughly 100 airlines – most of them tiny – remain on the EU blacklist, with the last few coming off in June. The crash of a Lion Air jet on Oct. 29 into the sea off Jakarta has put a spotlight back on the airline’s safety record, although the cause remains undetermined.



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Italy's fashion industry says tackling low pay problem

Italy's fashion industry says tackling low pay problemItaly’s fashion industry responded Friday to accusations of widespread underpaid and undeclared subcontracted work in a New York Times article, saying that the problem is limited and already being dealt with. “The problem of irregular employment exists in the world and luxury businesses are the most active in the fight against the phenomenon,” said Carlo Capasa, head of the Italian chamber of fashion commerce. “Taking a few units that go underneath the radar seems a little pretentious,” he told AFP at Milan Fashion Week after the NYT front-page investigation headlined “Inside Italy’s Shadow Economy”.



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Former EPA Chief Scott Pruitt May Soon Have A New Gig. With The Coal Industry.

Former EPA Chief Scott Pruitt May Soon Have A New Gig. With The Coal Industry.Former Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt may soon



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Ending the Clean Power Plan won't stop the sun or the wind — or save the coal industry

Ending the Clean Power Plan won't stop the sun or the wind — or save the coal industryPresident Trump is outspoken in his support for the coal industry, but his proposal to dismantle the Clean Power Plan is highly unlikely to stop the long-term shift away from coal and toward wind and solar power.



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The ATF Is Getting Crushed Under The Weight Of The Gun Industry

The ATF Is Getting Crushed Under The Weight Of The Gun IndustryThe U.S. gun industry has grown explosively over the past decade, leaving the federal agency responsible for regulating it, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, struggling to keep up with the rising flow of guns into the civilian market.



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Gun industry converges near Las Vegas mass shooting site

Gun industry converges near Las Vegas mass shooting siteThe gun industry is holding its biggest annual trade show this week just a few miles from the site where a gunman slaughtered 58 concertgoers outside his high-rise Las Vegas hotel room in October using a display case worth of weapons, many fitted with bump stocks that enabled them to mimic fully automatic fire.



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Pot Gold Rush: Behind California's legal marijuana industry

Pot Gold Rush: Behind California's legal marijuana industryCalifornia has now become the largest legal marijuana marketplace in the world. MSNBC's Jacob Soboroff takes a behind-the-scenes look at the Golden State's bustling marijuana industry.



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Sherman: ruthless tycoon who revolutionized Canada drug industry

Sherman: ruthless tycoon who revolutionized Canada drug industryBarry Sherman drove an old car and gave away tens of millions of dollars to charities while building Apotex into one of Canada’s largest pharmaceutical companies. Sherman fought as many as 100 battles at a time in court to challenge drug patents and make way for Apotex’s generic prescriptions, or to fend off cousins’ claims to the company he founded in 1974. “Barry and Honey were kind, good people who will be greatly missed,” Toronto Mayor John Tory said in comments that typified politicians’ reactions to their death.



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Trump Delivers A Favor For The Fast-Food Industry

Trump Delivers A Favor For The Fast-Food IndustryPresident Donald Trump’s picks for the National Labor Relations Board overturned a major precedent from the Obama years Thursday, delivering a blow to labor unions and a big win to McDonald’s and other large corporations.



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