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New federal rules prevent long tarmac delays, give extra compensation if fliers are bumped off flights and force airlines to clearly disclose all those extra fees
The Obama administration says that it's removing hundreds of unnecessary business regulations in hopes the changes will encourage hiring and create jobs.
The White House reveals a plan to remove business regulations -- from duplicate gas pump rules to a streamlined environmental filing system. Officials hope it will save businesses money, and eventually urge on hiring.
The White House estimates that streamlining business regulations will save billions in the long run. But is it enough to start knocking away at unemployment?
The Libyan conflict may soon come to an end, and many are already comparing the country's recovery to that of Iraq. We speak with George Joffe of Cambridge University as to why those comparisons are unfair.
Will the end of the conflict in Libya mean lower prices at the pump? Juli Niemann explains why we might not feel the difference in our wallets any time soon.
As the fate of Libya is still in the air, we talk to a BBC reporter on the ground. With Internet shut downs and numerous power outages occurring, Libyans are holding their breath for a resolution.
While many tablets continue to fail when faced up against Apple, companies are still churning out new models. China-based Lenovo launches its ThinkPad today, hoping to appeal to business users.
Marketplace Morning Report for August 23, 2011