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Airbus seen close to fresh A320 order from VietJet

That compares with a record $179bn of jetliner transactions announced at the last show in 2013. The order, which was already listed on Boeing's books under an undisclosed client, was the only large plane purchase to be announced since the show opened Sunday.

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Exxon Mobil wouldn't lie about climate change, would it?

The probe has been running discretely for months but has clearly shifted to a higher gear after Inside Climate News revealed in September that Exxon had developed a brain trust in the early 1980s to evaluate the dire implications of climate change for the company, only to switch tack later and lobby hard to head off curbs on C02 emissions.

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Oil prices tumble after United States inventories report

Most likely, prices will continue to be impacted by other factors, chiefly the slowdown in US tight oil growth, rising global demand, a return of geopolitical risk due to escalating hostilities in Syria, and the flare-up of conflicts elsewhere in the Middle East.

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Expedia buys vacation rental company in expansion move

Following the completion of the sale, the chief accounting officer now owns 1,415 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $164,224.90. With rival Priceline Group building up its vacation rental inventory and Airbnb aggressively expanding across the globe, acquiring HomeAway was the best way for Expedia to play in the red-hot home rental market.

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Covert video captures inhumane pig slaughter in Minnesota

This, they say, allows for companies to speed up the process, hide violations, and, ultimately, compromise the food supply. The video was shot earlier this year by the animal rights group Compassion Over Killing.

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Gwen Stegani teams with PetCo for Harajuku Lovers dog products

From high-style apparel to emoji-inspired toys, there is something to fit every dog's best look. It's so sad. Gwen bills her approach to canine fashion as "playful, modern and super kawaii". "And that was the reason we started doing No Doubt, so you can see the British flag and the record and you can see [it in] the little hat and checkerboards and things that just represent that time period".