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Court Tosses Chiquita Terror Payment Claims

July 25, 2014 | Comments

A divided federal appeals court on Thursday threw out claims against produce giant Chiquita Brands International made by relatives of thousands of Colombians killed during years of bloody civil war.          

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Governor Wants Feds To Buy $37M Worth Of Surplus Salmon

July 25, 2014 2:27 pm | by Becky Bohrer, Associated Press | Comments

Gov. Sean Parnell has asked a federal agency to buy about 1 million cases of canned pink salmon to ease a glut that has weighed down prices for Alaska fishermen this year.                

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UK Economy Surpasses Pre-Crisis Peak

July 25, 2014 2:24 pm | Comments

Britain's economy has grown to surpass the peak it reached in 2008, before the global banking crisis caused a deep recession, official figures showed Friday.                     

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Feds Probe Dodge Charger Complaints

July 25, 2014 2:21 pm | Comments

The U.S. government's road safety agency is investigating complaints about engine stalling and alternator failures in Dodge Charger sedans.                   

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Manufacturing.net Rewind: A Revolutionary Fuel Cell; More Problems For GM

July 25, 2014 2:07 pm | Comments

Check out some of this week's top headlines from across Manufacturing.net, from a new fuel cell system from GE to yet another delayed recall from General Motors.                  

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Obama To Attend UN Climate Summit

July 25, 2014 12:57 pm | Comments

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has invited heads of state and other leaders to the Sept. 23 summit in New York. The U.N. says the goal is to spur governments, industry and civil groups to make new commitments to addressing climate change.       

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Halco Recalls LED Bulbs Due To Injury, Burn Hazards

July 25, 2014 12:15 pm | by Consumer Product Safety Commission | Comments

The lamps are being recalled because there is a potential for the metal housing and assembly portion of the LED bulb to separate from the plastic driver housing installed in the lighting fixture, which could result in the product falling from the ceiling, presenting possible risk of property damage or injury.

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Waterproof Coating Improves Performance, Reduces Life-Cycle Costs

July 25, 2014 11:42 am | by Garland | Comments

Garland’s new Energizer BK specially formulated cold-applied waterproof coating provides natural resistance to moisture, chemicals, UV and aging, improving the long-term performance of new and existing coal tar pitch and asphalt roofing systems. Energizer BK is ...

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Russian Execs Fear Lasting Damage From Plane Crash

July 25, 2014 11:17 am | Comments

Having for months dismissed Western sanctions on Russia as toothless, business leaders here are now afraid that the crash of the Malaysian jetliner will bring about an international isolation that will cause serious and lasting economic damage. 

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Obama Aide: Impeachment Threat Taken Seriously

July 25, 2014 10:50 am | Comments

One of President Barack Obama's top advisers says the White House takes seriously the possibility that House Republicans could pursue impeachment of the president.                    

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Molson Coors Brewing Co. CEO To Retire

July 25, 2014 10:18 am | Comments

The brewing company said Friday that Swinburn will be succeeded in the posts by Mark R. Hunter, who currently serves as CEO and president of Molson Coors Europe.                  

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Orders For Durable Goods Up In June

July 25, 2014 9:30 am | Comments

Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rebounded in June after a May decline, helped by a recovery in demand in a key category that signals business investment plans.              

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NHTSA Probes Hyundai Sonata Air Bag Problem

July 25, 2014 8:37 am | Comments

U.S. safety regulators are investigating whether an electrical problem can knock out the air bags on some older Hyundai Sonatas.                      

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China Expected To Declare Qualcomm A Monopoly

July 25, 2014 8:14 am | by Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer | Comments

Chinese regulators have concluded Qualcomm Inc., one of the biggest makers of chips used in mobile devices, has a monopoly, a government newspaper reported Friday.                 

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GM Recalls Cadillac, Camaro In China

July 25, 2014 8:11 am | Comments

General Motors Co. and its main Chinese partner are recalling nearly 20,000 imported Cadillac SRX sport utility vehicles and Chevrolet Camaros to replace defective seat bolts.              

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U.S. Executions Marked By Challenges, Drug Shortages

July 25, 2014 8:03 am | Comments

After more than three decades of using the same three-drug combo to put hundreds of inmates to death with few problems, states have scrambled in recent years to find alternative drugs because of a shortage rooted in European opposition to capital punishment.

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Layoffs Becoming Rare Across U.S. Job Market

July 25, 2014 7:59 am | Comments

The trend means greater job security and suggests a critical turning point in the economic recovery. It raises the hope that workers' pay will finally accelerate after grinding through a sluggish recovery for the past half-decade.                 

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House Panel Clears Way For Obama Lawsuit Vote

July 25, 2014 7:45 am | Comments

Over Democratic objections, Republicans cleared the way for a House vote on legislation authorizing an election-year lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of failing to implement the 4-year-old health care law as it was written.    

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EU Seeking Energy Efficiency To Ease Russia Gas Link

July 25, 2014 7:42 am | Comments

The Commission proposed to increase energy efficiency by 30 percent, an upward revision of its earlier target of 20 percent by 2020.                                  

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Cutlery Firm Celebrates 125 Years

July 24, 2014 2:34 pm | Comments

A northwestern Pennsylvania cutlery firm is celebrating its 125th anniversary, along with $10 million in renovations to its plant.                          

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Biden Pushes Infrastructure, Job Training In Ohio

July 24, 2014 2:17 pm | Comments

Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday that more investment in infrastructure and job training is needed to increase economic opportunities in the nation's cities.                   

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