Blue Origin auctions ride to space with Jeff Bezos for $28 million

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    A live auction Sunday brought the price of a seat alongside Amazon founder Jeff Bezos on the maiden crewed voyage of Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket from $4.8 million up to $28 million. Toshiba executives are ousted following a bombshell shareholder investigation, and UK flight bookings lag behind the EU as British travel restrictions linger.

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