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  • Charge! Guests recoil as hotels pile on fees Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 9:19 AM ET

    The real headache for many travelers is a quickly-growing list of hotel surcharges, even for items they never use.

  • CAIRO/ BENGHAZI, Aug 25- Libya wants the international community to help protect its oilfields, airports and other state assets as it is too weak to stop armed groups fighting for control, its ambassador in Cairo said on Monday.

  • How the SpaceX economy can make you money Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    Spaceflight remains a dream for most stargazers, but everyone can buy a portfolio of stocks to invest in space travel of the future.

  • HONG KONG, Aug 25- China shares finished lower on Monday as investors set aside money for coming initial public offerings, though the oil and aviation sectors outperformed. That is expected to lock up 900 billion yuan in funds, according to the Southern Metropolis Daily in Guangzhou.

  • 10 most stolen vehicles—Is your car on the list? Saturday, 23 Aug 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    Two popular cars were once again on the top of the National Insurance Crime Bureau's list of most stolen vehicles.

  • American Air will charge for solo kids up to 14 Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 5:58 AM ET

    American Airlines says it will charge a $150 fee each way for minors between 12 and 14 who fly alone.

  • SHANGHAI, Aug 22- Thousands of truck drivers went on strike over salary and haulage rates in the eastern Chinese port of Ningbo this week, and a logistics firm said on Friday the industrial action was disrupting operations at the world's sixth busiest port.

  • 'Sharing economy': Is Asia ready? Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 6:45 PM ET

    It's a concept that's catching on globally. Sharing economy has rejuvenated sectors from transportation to hospitality and is making its way to Asia.

  • SEATTLE, Aug 21- U.S. airlines more than doubled their net profit margin in the first half of the year as revenue rose nearly three times faster than costs, trade group Airlines for America said on Thursday. Net profit at the airlines rose to $3.8 billion, up from $1.6 billion in the prior-year period.

  • Labor Day drive to be most jammed in 6 years: AAA Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 10:22 AM ET

    More people will get away this Labor Day weekend than have in the past six years, reports USA Today.

  • Hertz, Avis Budget Group Inc and market leader Enterprise Rent-A-Car control about 90 percent of the U.S. car rental market. And more so Hertz, than Avis, since cars are made by General Motors Co account for a bigger portion of its fleet.

  • LONDON, Aug 20- Oil traders have begun fixing tankers to take North Sea, West African and Arab crudes to South Africa for storage, hoping for a repeat of the multi-million dollar bonanza they reaped in 2008-2009..

  • Why America has a shortage of truck drivers Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    Truck drivers navigate a rain-covered highway on the outskirts of Chicago, in Hinsdale, Ill.

    The U.S. has more available trucking jobs than qualified drivers, as older workers retire. Inside the labor shortfall.

  • Why Wall Street is betting on infrastructure fixes Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 9:30 AM ET

    Big investors are shaping transportation in 2039 by betting on relatively boring fixes to bridges, airports and roads.

  • Iceland volcano threat puts airline stocks in limbo Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 7:59 AM ET
    A warning sign blocks the road to Bardarbunga volcano, some 20 kilometres (12.5 miles) away, in the north-west region of the Vatnajokull glacier August 19, 2014. The threat of an eruption of Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has increased, according to the Icelandic Meteorological Office, with 'intense seismic activity' and 'ongoing magma movement' reported at the site of the volcano.

    Growing fears of a volcanic eruption Iceland left investors on edge Wednesday with airlines braced for potential disruption.

  • FEATURE-Tyre makers race to turn dandelions into rubber Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    *Dandelion native to Kazakhstan yields tyre-grade rubber. MUENSTER, Germany, Aug 20- Dutch biologist Ingrid van der Meer often meets with disbelief when she talks about her work on dandelions and how it could secure the future of road transport.

  • KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20- Malaysia is considering tapping one of its top economic policymakers to lead an overhaul of Malaysia Airlines that aims to transform the troubled carrier into a "premium airline", a newspaper reported on Wednesday.

  • Aug 19- Canada's Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday released its final report on last year's Lac-Mégantic crude train disaster, including a list of 18 "causes and contributing factors" to the catastrophic derailment that killed 47 people.

  • LAC-MÉGANTIC, Quebec, Aug 19- The Canadian government did not adequately audit the railroad company at the center of the Lac-Mégantic crude tanker disaster, which last year killed 47 people, an independent federal agency said on Tuesday, as it called for tougher scrutiny of the rail industry.

  • Uber hires top Obama adviser to oversee strategy Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 2:43 PM ET
    David Plouffe

    Former Obama campaign manager David Plouffe is going to Uber to help fight "The Big Taxi cartel," Uber says. Re/code reports.

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