Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.comTop Headlinesen-usFri, 24 Oct 2014 03:45:05 EDTFri, 24 Oct 2014 03:45:05 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssSenators ask gov't for nationwide air bag recallhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/578332.htmlDETROIT - Two U.S. senators are calling on regulators to issue a nationwide recall of cars with faulty air bags made by Takata Corp., questioning why automakers have been allowed to limit recalls to only certain locations with high humidity.Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTA blue Christmas for Amazon?http://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/578333.htmlNEW YORK - It might be a blue Christmas for Amazon. The world's largest retailer gave a disappointing forecast for the crucial holiday quarter. The company also reported a wider loss than analysts expected for the third quarter.Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTFuel costs ease, US airline profits soarhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/578334.htmlDALLAS - Profits are soaring at the biggest U.S. airlines as fuel prices drop - but don't expect fares to fall too. Heading into the busy holiday-travel period, the airlines expect even cheaper fuel, thanks to the nosedive in crude oil prices.Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTGM 3Q profit nearly doubleshttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/578335.htmlDETROIT - Big profits from rising SUV and truck sales in North America helped General Motors nearly double its third-quarter net profit and more than offset its struggles in Europe and South America. The automaker posted net income of $1.Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTEnticing low rates, but impact could be limitedhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/578336.htmlWASHINGTON - With mortgage rates sliding for a fifth straight week, the possibility of locking in a rate below 4 percent is tempting for consumers and could unleash a wave of refinancing. It may even convince some Americans to buy their first home.Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDT