Border security plan delayed


Border security plan delayed — A plan to tighten U.S. borders by requiring passports or tamper-resistant identification cards from everyone entering the country by land from Mexico and Canada has been delayed. House and Senate lawmakers agreed to push back the program by 17 months. (AP)

U.S. airline pilots lobby to fly past age 60 — Dozens of veteran airline pilots, some on the verge of forced retirement, urged lawmakers Tuesday to lift a U.S. rule that grounds them at age 60. (AP)

Want to marry Continental? Ask Northwest first — Continental Airlines is considered an attractive merger partner, but bankrupt Northwest Airlines would determine if Continental plays a role in future industry consolidation under a long-standing pact between the two carriers. (Reuters)

NWA, union told to resume talks
— The National Mediation Board told bankrupt Northwest Airlines Corp. and the union representing its flight attendants to resume contract negotiations on Wednesday. (Reuters)

Pope: Tourism can bring us together — Pope Benedict XVI said Wednesday that tourism should help different cultures bridge gaps and promote dialogue between the world’s different people. Wednesday was World Tourism Day, and the pontiff made the remarks before about 30,000 pilgrims and tourists gathered in a sunny St. Peter’s Square. (AP)

Utah commits $250K to promote possible Paris flight — The Utah Board of Tourism Development has agreed to spend $250,000 to promote a possible direct flight to Paris in an effort to lure more international travelers to Utah and show Delta Air Lines the state is committed to making the route a success. (AP)

Crush your own wine at camp
— Welcome to crush camp, the dirt-under-the-fingernails experience for the wine lover who wants to be there for the birth of the bottle. (AP)

NYC mulls trans fat ban — New York City restaurants and street vendors may be facing this edict: Change your cooking oil — or pay a stiff fine. (USA Today)

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