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Senate passes Republican budget with deep safety net cuts

WASHINGTON - The Senate passed a Republican-authored budget plan early on Friday that seeks $5.1 trillion in domestic spending cuts over 10 years while boosting military funding.

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EU agency may advise airlines adopt two person cockpit norm: source

PARIS - The European Union's air safety regulator may advise airlines to ensure that two crew members are in the cockpit of passenger planes at all times, in the wake of a suspected suicide crash of a Germanwings airliner, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday.

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American Apparel ex-CEO Charney seeks $40 million in damages

- The former chief executive and founder of hipster clothing brand American Apparel Inc , Dov Charney, is claiming $40 million in damages for a breach of employment contract, his attorney said.

South Korea demands release of two men accused by North Korea of espionage

SEOUL - South Korea demanded the immediate release on Friday of two of its citizens being held in North Korea on accusations spying.

Amazon in talks to buy online luxury retailer Net-a-Porter: Forbes

- Amazon.com is in talks to buy online luxury retailer Net-a-porter in what could be the biggest acquisition yet for the e-commerce giant, but the negotiations are in early stages and could fall apart, Forbes reported, citing a person familiar with the matter.

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The $50 device that symbolizes a shift in North Korea

SEOUL - A $50 portable media player is providing many North Koreans a window to the outside world despite the government's efforts to keep its people isolated - a symbol of change in one of the world's most repressed societies. | Video

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