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Disney announces creation of 'Star Wars' attractions

The happiest places on Earth are about to go to a galaxy far, far away.<p>Walt Disney (DIS) announced on Saturday the creation of two massive "Star Wars" expansions at both its Disneyland and Walt Disney World resorts.<p>The company's CEO, Bob Iger, revealed the plans at Disney's D23 Expo saying that the …

Walt Disney Company

7 Iconic Brands That Just Vanished: 24/7 Wall St.

<b>24/7 Wall St.</b>:<p>Just over a decade ago, Sony Ericsson was one of the hottest cell phone makers in the world. Similarly, Cingular was one of the most popular wireless carriers. And Compaq, too, was one of the hottest PC brands. Now, these brands and several others have effectively ceased to …

CBI warns on EU exit: 'We’ll never be a Switzerland’

The debate on Britain leaving the European Union must not be based on “hollow rhetoric”, the director-general of the CBI John Cridland has warned, amid growing concern there is no credible alternative for the UK.<p>MPs voted unanimously on Friday in favour of a parliamentary law designed to guarantee …

ACCCE's Duncan adds GOP firepower - Puerto Rico leaders unveil statehood push - Big game coalition lobbies on wolf proposals - Internet tax coalition hires Forbes-Tate - Atwell joins DuPont

<b>ACCCE'S DUNCAN</b> <b>ADDS GOP FIREPOWER: Mike Duncan</b>, head of the <b>American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity</b>, has hired <b>JDA Frontline</b> to lead strategic communications. The move comes as the former <b>Republican National Committee</b> chairman is overhauling the group's internal and external operations, recently …

Campaign Finance

6 of the world’s weirdest taxes

Flavored vodka and toy-less cereal are just a couple of items singled out for special levies<p>As the old adage goes, there are only two certainties in life: death and taxes.<p>We at GlobalPost live by a third certainty: The world is a weird and wondrous place. However, we didn't realize until recently …