Al Gore had "serious reservations" about selling Current TV to Al Jazeera, but ultimately overcame them because he believed the U.S. was likely to influence the broadcaster more than the other way around, court papers say.
Mark J. Mazur, the Obama administration's point man in the effort to deter U.S. companies from restructuring overseas to avoid taxes, is a career government economist known for his loosened neckties, Pez dispensers and sweeping grasp of the U.S. tax code.
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The rate of growth in the U.S. retail athletic apparel market is surging, even as Americans' rate of participating in most sports is in decline. For instance, the demand for yoga gear is outpacing growth of the sport itself.
An estimated 14 million passengers will fly on U.S. carriers over the seven-day Labor Day travel period, up 2% from an estimated 13.8 million a year ago, according to Airlines for America, the industry's leading trade group.