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Airlines required to provide new passenger information to TSA

Nov 1, 2010
U.S. airlines today are required to collect new personal information from passengers before they board a flight. A new Transportation Security Administration rule now mandates airlines to collect a passenger's full name, date of birth, and gender.

Halliburton gets heat for failure to test cement used in Gulf oil well

Oct 29, 2010
Halliburton admitted it never performed a crucial test of the final cement mixture used on the Gulf of Mexico oil rig that exploded in the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history. A government panel, commissioned by President Obama to investigate the spill, found that Halliburton failed to warn BP that its cement mixture may be unstable.

U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau hopes to attract consumer watchdogs

Oct 29, 2010
Consumers, not just federal regulators, are likely to be watchdogs of financial abuses for the new U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau....