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VW's Illegal Emissions Caused Dozens Of U.S. Deaths, Study Finds

October 5, 2015 | by Ellen Knickmeyer, The Associated Press | News | Comments

It's likely far deadlier and costlier in Europe, where more VW diesels were sold.

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America's Most-Wanted Secret? Trade Agreement Met With Controversy As Negotiations End

October 5, 2015 3:08 pm | by Melissa Fassbender, Associate Editor | News | Comments

The U.S. and 11 other nations have agreed to the largest regional trade accord in history.


Jury Awards $28M In Patent Suit Against Hyundai, Kia

October 5, 2015 3:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A Baltimore-based hybrid engine technology company has won millions in damages. 


Amtrak Train Derails In Central Vermont

October 5, 2015 2:52 pm | by Wilson Ring, The Associated Press | News | Comments

The train headed from Vermont to Washington, D.C., derailed after striking rocks.


Trans-Pacific Trade Deal Was Years In The Making

October 5, 2015 2:50 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

After years of negotiations, the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership was finalized today.


Rolls-Royce Plans $600M Upgrade Of Indianapolis Plant

October 5, 2015 2:43 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Rolls Royce's plant housing aircraft engine production will be upgraded over five years.


UN Releases A Draft For Potential Agreement On Climate

October 5, 2015 2:31 pm | by Sylvie Corbet, The Associated Press | News | Comments

A large number of proposals in the text still to be negotiated.


More California Winemakers Using Less Water To Grow Grapes

October 5, 2015 11:43 am | by Ellen Knickmeyer, The Associated Press | News | Comments

With 615,000 acres of wine grapes in California, industry trends in water use clearly have an impact.


Distributors Should Brace For Torrential Rain From Hurricane Joaquin

October 5, 2015 10:18 am | by Mike Hockett, Managing Editor | News | Comments

The region from South Carolina to Massachusetts is set to face very heavy rainfall.


Trian Becomes One Of Top GE Investors, Buying $2.5B Stake

October 5, 2015 10:16 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

GE has been making a push to focus on industrial businesses, while shrinking its other businesses. 


California High-Speed Rail Seeks Private Investors, Input

October 5, 2015 10:11 am | by Juliet Williams, The Associated Press | News | Comments

So far, 35 firms have expressed interest in developing and operating the first segment.


VW Pollution Test Site Under Scrutiny Amid Emissions Cheating Scandal

October 5, 2015 10:11 am | by Gillian Flaccus and Justin Pritchard, The Associated Press | News | Comments

Was anyone at the facility complicit in the scheme? Or were VW's own testers unaware of the deception like so many others?


Deere Says UAW Members Approve Labor Agreement

October 5, 2015 10:03 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Details of the agreement will not be made public.


NASA Contemplates Manned Mission To Mars, Consults U.S. Navy

October 5, 2015 9:50 am | by Michael Melia, The Associated Press | News | Comments

The experiment with NASA is expected to begin in January or February.


General Mills Finds Listeria In Second Batch Of Green Beans

October 5, 2015 9:42 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The company says no illnesses have been reported in both cases.


Leader Of Oil-Rich Alberta Seeks To Diversify Province’s Energy, Economy

October 2, 2015 4:42 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The plan would close coal-fired power plants and bolster wind and solar power.


ISIS’ Illegal Oil Empire: By The Numbers

October 2, 2015 4:33 pm | by Meagan Parrish, Editor | News | Comments

The Islamic State is considered the richest terrorist organization in the world.


Texas Chemical Plant Explosion Injures Four

October 2, 2015 4:25 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The renewable energy company SunEdison leaked silane, a highly flammable chemical.


ISM: Manufacturing Hits A Soft Spot

October 2, 2015 3:16 pm | by Jon Minnick, Editor | News | Comments

The manufacturing sector expanded in September for the 33rd consecutive month.


Test-Driving The Tesla Model X

October 2, 2015 3:15 pm | by The Verge | Videos | Comments

The Verge had the chance to drive the Model X, Tesla’s first new car in years.


Poll: Chemical Companies Largely Unprepared For Labeling Standards

October 2, 2015 3:08 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Less than half of surveyed chemical companies were able to meet the June 1 deadline.



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