Amazon Hires Pilot-Union Executive for Drone Program

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In the latest sign of the importance of its drone program, Amazon.com has hired Sean Cassidy, the former number-two executive at the Air Line Pilots Association, to help with the project.

Wintry Hit Seen in Soft Spending

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Americans are deferring spending for now in favor of saving, a cautiousness that has restrained broader economic growth despite signs household outlays may rebound later in the spring.

McDonald's Labor Liability Dispute Goes Before Judge

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An McDonald’s attorney told a judge the company is a victim of a union-orchestrated attack, as legal proceedings got under way in a labor dispute that could upend relationship between big retailers and franchisees.

Jay Z Enters Music-Streaming Wars

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Tidal, a music-streaming service acquired by rapper Jay Z earlier this month, was relaunched with star-studded fanfare in New York. The service hopes to set itself apart from Spotify with exclusive music and a high-fidelity option.

Noah to Succeed Stewart on 'Daily Show'

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Comedy Central has tapped 31-year-old South African comic Trevor Noah to replace Jon Stewart as the host of its flagship franchise, “The Daily Show.”

Japan Clips Thailand's Wings With Airline Ban

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Thai authorities said Monday they will use military-provided powers to improve a poor safety rating that prompted Japan to ban Thai carriers from adding new flights last week.

Energy's New Legal Threat: Earthquake Suits

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A lawsuit in Oklahoma highlights a new question for energy companies: Can they be forced to pay for damages from earthquakes if the tremors can be linked to oil-and-gas activity?

McDonald's to Test Expanded Breakfast Hours

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Fast-food chain McDonald’s will experiment with round-the-clock Egg McMuffins and Hot Cakes at some San Diego area outlets, responding to customer demand and countering rivals such as Jack In The Box and Sonic.

U.K. Aims to Lure Game Developers

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The British government will offer millions of dollars of tax breaks in a bid to lure digital-game developers.

MillerCoors Caught in a Downdraft

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At MillerCoors, the U.S. joint venture of SABMiller and Molson Coors, profit margins are under pressure and rival craft beers are cutting into sales. On top of it, the company needs to find a new CEO.

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