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Airline Stocks Despite Travel Alert

Despite the State Department issuing a travel alert Sunday following the killing of infamous terrorist Osama Bin Laden, Wall Street analysts expect airline stocks to continue their upward ride Monday.

Mexico's Drug War Spurs a P.R. Battle Over Spring Break

Escalating violence related to the cross-border drug trade has caused Texas authorities to advise spring break revelers to avoid Mexico. The Mexico Tourism Board countered that traveling south of the border remains safe. At stake is a big chunk of the $12 billion that tourists spend in Mexico each year.

Fear of Higher Taxes Sends More Americans Abroad

Three times as many Americans renounced their citizenship in 2009 as in 2008, and so many are eager to do so for tax reasons, that in some U.S. embassies there's a waiting list to escape from the clutches of Uncle Sam.

BP's Alleged Political Meddling Over Libya: Old Habits Die Hard

BP reportedly lobbied Britain for the release of Lockerbie bomber, a Libyan, to further its oil projects in the African nation. But big oil companies have a long history of political meddling -- BP helping to instigate the overthrow of Iran's leader, Mossadeq, in 1953 is an example.

Yahoo Drawn Into Google's Cyber War With China

Yahoo was drawn into the growing cyber-war between Google and the Chinese government after it declared its support of the U.S.-based search giant. Google threatened to pull out of China after it became the victim of a massive cyber attack that is believed to be masterminded by the Chinese government.