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AP Top Business News At 5:29 p.m. EDT

It's no longer safe to recline your airplane seat
NEW YORK (AP) -- Squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, airline passengers appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers....

Some fear auto industry returning to bad habits
DETROIT (AP) -- Big discounts. Six- or seven-year loans, in some cases to buyers who would have been turned down in the past....

In light of celebrity hacks, how to protect data
NEW YORK (AP) -- The circulation of nude photographs stolen from celebrities' online accounts has raised questions about the security of storing information over the Internet....

Celebrities' nude shots removed from some websites
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- As federal investigators worked Tuesday to determine who stole and posted nude photos of several female celebrities online, the images continued to be removed from various sites....

Revel casino follows Showboat, closes its doors
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Atlantic City's newest casino - and its biggest, costliest flop - went out with barely a whimper....

Home Depot probes possible credit card data breach
NEW YORK (AP) -- Home Depot may be the latest retailer to suffer a credit card data breach....

Top South America hackers rattle Peru's Cabinet
LIMA, Peru (AP) -- The Peruvian hackers have broken into military, police, and other sensitive government networks in Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Venezuela, defacing websites and extracting sensitive data to strut their programming prowess and make political points....

US stock market ends slightly lower
NEW YORK (AP) -- Concerns over weaker global growth appeared to overshadow strong reports about the U.S. economy Tuesday, nudging the stock market to a tiny loss....

Dominion, Duke propose $5B natural gas pipeline
NEW YORK (AP) -- Dominion Resources, Duke Energy and other partners are proposing a $5 billion natural gas pipeline to connect the Southeast with the prodigious supplies of natural gas being produced in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia....

Dollar General raises Family Dollar bid to $9.1B
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Dollar General upped its bid for the rival Family Dollar chain and addressed an earlier roadblock, saying that it will more than double the number of stores it would shed to ease the antitrust concerns of its takeover target....

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