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Bulletproof clothing designers say US demand is on the rise
ABC News (Fla.) -- A Florida husband and wife duo who developed a fashion line of bulletproof clothing say they have seen the demand for their products in the U.S. increase exponentially -- and amid growing security concerns, they believe the market still has untapped potential.Miguel Caballero created MC Armor, a branch of his Colombian based company that focuses on ballistic-resistant clothing that includes items from jackets and accessories to children’s apparel. Leading the U.S. market efforts is his wife, Carolina Ballesteros.“It’s fashion,” Ballesteros told ABC News. “But it’s fashion with protection.”Since starting the business in 1992, Ballesteros said the...
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Papa John's founder resigns as chairman after apologizing for racial slur
John Raedel/Getty Images (LOUISVILLE, Kentucky) -- The founder of Papa John's resigned from his position as chairman of the pizza chain's board of directors, just hours after he apologized for using a racial slur during a company conference call earlier this year.The Louisville, Kentucky-based company announced late-Wednesday night it had accepted John Schnatter’s resignation, saying it planned to replace him in the coming weeks.Schnatter, 56, also resigned from his position on the University of Louisville’s board of trustees, effective immediately, according to the school. He had served on the board for two years.His resignations came after Forbes reported that he...
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Disruptive passenger forced to reimburse Delta for emergency landing
iStock/Thinkstock (TULSA, Okla.) -- Before causing a disruption on a flight, remember that there could be a hefty price to pay.Delta Air Lines passenger Bolutife Olorunda was screaming and acting erratically recently on a flight, at which point he was approached by a flight attendant, according to court documents.Olorunda verbally threatened the flight attendant by saying: "Don't touch me and if you touch me again you will regret it."Among the 178 people onboard the Boeing 737 aircraft on May 30 were two federal air marshals, according to the complaint. One air marshal protected the cockpit while the other sat next...
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