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Fri, Mar 15 2013

Lawmakers hover as more homeowners rent rooms to visitors

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LONDON - For British student Carly Connor a trip to London for a city break would be impossible if she had to pay for a hotel so instead she rents a room in a Londoner's home.

15 Mar 2013

Top 10 stopover stays

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TOKYO - Spending a night between destinations in a stopover city and need a place to stay? Online boutique hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith (www.mrandmrssmith.com) have come up with 10 hotels for a memorable stopover. Reuters has not endorsed this list.

15 Mar 2013

48 hours in Rochester, New York

ROCHESTER, New York - Synonymous with film photography, lilacs and classical music, Rochester offers an unusual array of attractions for a mid-sized U.S. city that brought industrial prowess to a scenic river gorge on Lake Ontario's southern shore.

15 Mar 2013

BlackBerry plans security feature for Android, iPhone

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TORONTO - BlackBerry will offer technology to separate and make secure both work and personal data on mobile devices powered by Google Inc's Android platform and by Apple Inc's iOS operating system, the company said on Thursday.

15 Mar 2013

London keeps global edge as top transport finance hub

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LONDON - London remains the top financing centre for the global transport industry, although it faces stiff competition from New York and capitals in Asia Pacific as companies seek to tap more funding sources, a survey showed on Friday.

15 Mar 2013

Wed, Mar 13 2013

Carnival puts cruise fleet under microscope after ship fire

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MIAMI BEACH, Florida - Carnival Corp has launched a comprehensive review of its entire fleet after a fire crippled one of its ships last month, and will share its findings across the industry, Carnival Cruise Lines' chief executive told a conference on Tuesday.

13 Mar 2013

Tue, Mar 12 2013

Norway's Arctic idyll shivers at oil plans

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SVOLVAER, Norway - Oil companies seeking new Arctic areas for exploration face a battle with environmentalists, fishermen and hotel owners over Norwegian islands where jagged snow-capped peaks rise sheer from the sea.

12 Mar 2013

Wed, Mar 13 2013

U.S. appeals court revives lawsuit vs United Airlines over wheelchair

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SAN FRANCISCO - A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday revived a lawsuit against United Continental Holdings Inc's United Airlines that was brought by a woman who claimed she was not promptly provided a wheelchair in an airport when she asked for one.

13 Mar 2013

Filling up on petrol station offices

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(Reuters.com) - Seeking a place to work out of the office that is quieter than a bustling coffee shop and provides drinks, printers, Wi-Fi and even petrol?

13 Mar 2013
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Key retirements mean a changing of the guard next year in U.S. Congress

Regardless what voters decide in the November elections, there will be a major changing of the guard next year in the U.S. Congress as result of a number of key retirements.