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*FDA also investigating jerky-related dog, cat deaths. The proposal is one of seven key pillars of the 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act, an initiative designed to improve human and animal food safety and reduce food-borne illnesses by giving the FDA greater power to intervene before an outbreak occurs.
Dating start-ups aim to change the game when it comes to how people meet online.
Oct 24- Wynn Resorts Ltd Chairman Steve Wynn said Caesars Entertainment Corp's withdrawal from a $1 billion casino venture in Massachusetts was surprising and would be discussed at his upcoming board meeting. Wynn is currently bidding for a Massachusetts license for a casino that would be located in the Boston suburb of Everett.
Oct 24- Wynn Resorts Ltd reported a 7 percent rise in quarterly revenue as gamblers flocked to its casinos in Macau. Revenue at Wynn's Macau casinos rose about 10 percent to $997.6 million in the third quarter, accounting for more than 70 percent of the company's total revenue.
*Southwest in line, Alaska Air tops estimates. Oct 24- Southwest Airlines and United Continental Holdings made more money in the third quarter as higher airfares bolstered revenue, capping a strong week of earnings for major U.S. airlines that bodes well for the current period.
A breakthrough technique that can generate human hair growth shows promise for treating baldness in men and women.
Oct 21- Caesars Entertainment Inc, the latest U.S. casino operator to fall under federal scrutiny, is pulling out of a $1 billion joint venture in Boston after background checks by a local gaming regulator.
Just 200 yards off the coast of Manhattan Beach near downtown LA, an 8-foot-long baby great white shark checks out a surfer.
An injured kangaroo managed to make its way into Melbourne Airport on Wednesday. The New York Times reports.
CAIRO, Oct 14- Morale in Egypt's tourism industry is at rock bottom; a summer of bloodshed has frightened away all but the bravest foreign visitors from Cairo and the pyramids, and things are little better in the Red Sea beach resorts.
HAVANA, Oct 9- Cuba has authorized its state-run tourism industry to contract out lodgings, meals, excursions and other activities to private businesses in a boost to a growing "non-state" sector.
HAVANA, Oct 9- Cuba has authorized its state-run tourism industry to contract out lodgings, meals, excursions and other activities to private businesses in a boost to a growing "non-state" sector. Tourism is the country's largest industry, attracting 2.8 million visitors in 2012 with revenues approaching $3 billion.
HENGQIN ISLAND, China, Oct 6- It's being touted as China's answer to Orlando, a $5 billion resort and theme park complete with a mega rollercoaster and a whale shark tank situated on a sleepy southern island next to the world's biggest gambling hub Macau.
CARACAS, Oct 5- President Nicolas Maduro's government plans to use fingerprint machines at airports to try to root out no-shows who buy tickets to scam travel-related currency controls without even flying, in the latest symptom of Venezuela's economic chaos.
NEW YORK, Oct 4- Irish online gambling site Paddy Power has cut the odds on a U.S. debt default as gridlock in Washington this week has raised the possibility of the country failing to raise its debt ceiling. The odds offered by Paddy Power are still strongly in favor of the United States raising the debt ceiling and making good on its payment obligations.
A group of researchers have amassed evidence that the legendary Bigfoot is real, ABC News reported, with reams of data showing Sasquatch is more than just an urban myth.
The average speed at seven drive-thru restaurant chains rose to just more than three minutes, according to a study released Monday.
Apple's new iOS 7 software is apparently making some people seasick on solid ground. Experts say the sharpness of the screen and the motion of the icons may be partly to blame.
DogVacay connects dog owners to 10,000 prescreened and trained sitters. The company takes a 15 percent fee, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Former President George W. Bush says golf is a good outlet for White House pressures and President Obama should not be criticized for playing golf.
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