Jian Wei Ding of Singapore pleaded guilty to his role in a plot to illegally export materials used in space and weapons technology to China, Hong Kong and Singapore.
Proposed finding by the EPA that global warming is a threat to public health is under White House review, the first step to regulating greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act.
Former W.R. Grace & Co. worker warned supervisors of asbestos hazards in 1976, when studies showed consumer products were releasing high concentrations of the dangerous fibers.
Nation says it will spend $20.9 billion this year to create new jobs and shore up the economy as it endures its worst slump in a decade.
Annual consumer price index rose to 3.2 percent in February as higher prices for food and fuel and a weaker pound offset the deflationary effects of the economic crisis.
Budget would invest billions in research designed to reduce climate change and guarantees loans for companies that develop clean energy technologies.
Company said it has been chosen to compete for equipment orders under an Army program that prepares soldiers for combat using simulators to mimic battle conditions.
Global trade will shrink by 9 percent this year in the most devastating collapse since World War II, the World Trade Organization said.
Automaker is seeking aid from the Canadian federal and Ontario provincial governments, but first must reach cost-cutting agreements with the Canadian Auto Workers union.
Major stock indexes jumped in early Monday trading, a sign of investors' relief over the government's plan to help banks remove $1 trillion in bad assets from their books.
Bondholders warned the U.S. government that the struggling automaker will likely be forced to file for bankruptcy if their debt restructuring proposal is not accepted.
Trying to reassure uneasy foreign companies, commerce minister said China still welcomes foreign investment despite its rejection of Coca-Cola's bid to buy a fruit juice producer.
Business confidence among large Japanese companies deteriorated further in the January-March period to minus 51.3, down 15.6 points from minus 35.7 in the October-December quarter.
Both nations hope to send a strong anti-protectionist message as they started what is likely the last round of talks Monday toward a free trade agreement.
Beijing punished eight more senior government officials for their roles in last year's tainted infant formula scandal, which sickened thousands of babies and killed at least six.
President Obama's budget would generate deficits averaging almost $1 trillion a year over the next decade, significantly worse than predicted by the White House.
European Union asked France to explain the decision of car maker Renault SA to move excess production from its Slovenia plant to France.
Finance Ministry said Friday that Germany's economy shows no signs of picking up anytime soon and unemployment will likely jump as growth slows.
European Union presidency says EU nations have agreed to double funds meant to bail out struggling member states to $68 billion.
Bondholders of General Motors are appealing to both the government and the automaker for more flexibility as they try to reduce GM's massive amount of unsecured debt.
Head of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development endorsed China's appeal for more say in global finance bodies ahead of a summit of world leaders.
Food industry's private inspection system failed to catch filthy conditions at a peanut plant linked to a nationwide salmonella outbreak because the company itself hired the inspectors.
Cost of raw materials and energy for German manufacturers rose 0.9 percent from a year earlier, largely due to a natural gas price increase, the Federal Statistical Office said.
European steel makers said Friday that one in six workers have lost their jobs or are working shorter hours as demand for steel has collapsed.