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American Airlines seeks Chapter 11 protection
The parent company of American Airlines, AMR
GM offers loaners to ease safety concerns
Detroit automaker General Motors
Battery safety issues could hurt other EV carmakers. However, Nissan Motor (OTC: NSANY) and Tesla Motors
iPad threatened by sales of cheaper tablets
iPad maker Apple
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