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Japan Nuke Worker Life Gets Recorded As Manga

March 25, 2014 8:27 am | by Yuri Kageyama, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Tatsuta said "1F" is not about taking sides on the debate over nuclear power, but simply a story of what it's like to work there.                        

Toyota Case Highlights Difficulty In Prosecuting Execs

March 25, 2014 7:50 am | by Eric Tucker, Associated Press | News | Comments

Prosecutors say they had little choice, in part because of constraints with evidence and the challenge of gathering testimony and information from witnesses outside the United States.                

Rover Used In Search For Colorado Crash Victims

March 24, 2014 1:04 pm | News | Comments

Boats and dive teams were using a remote-controlled rover to help them find five people feared dead after their plane crashed into the murky waters of a southwestern Colorado reservoir.             

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Malaysia Says Missing Flight Crashed In Indian Ocean

March 24, 2014 11:15 am | by Eileen Ng and Todd Pitman, Associated Press | News | Comments

But with the location of the plane itself still unknown — most likely somewhere at the bottom of the sea — profound questions remain about what brought down the aircraft and why.              

Mystery Of Lost Jet Now 2 Weeks Old

March 24, 2014 8:23 am | by Kristen Gelineau and Rob Griffith, Associated Press | News | Comments

Aircraft and ships from China headed to the desolate southern Indian Ocean to join the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, now lost for two full weeks.                 

Bangladesh Factory Collapse Victims Want Compensation

March 24, 2014 8:19 am | by Julhas Alam, Associated Press | News | Comments

The collapse killed more than 1,100 people and highlighted the grim conditions in Bangladesh's garment industry, a major supplier to global fashion brands.                  

Families In Crash That Killed 2 Girls Sue GM

March 24, 2014 7:51 am | News | Comments

The families allege that General Motors was negligent in designing its small cars and committed fraud by not disclosing facts about the defects.                   

Why Can’t Automakers Seem To Learn?

March 21, 2014 12:32 pm | by Joel Hans, Managing Editor, Manufacturing.net | Blogs | Comments

The question I want to know is, why didn’t GM learn its lesson from the Toyota fiasco? They had five years to pick up on the fact that burying a potential safety issue wasn’t, exactly, the course of action.             

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Toyota Facing One Of The Largest Automaker Fines Ever

March 21, 2014 10:47 am | by Tia Nowack, Associate Editor, IMPO | News | Comments

With a growing investigation into GM for a decade-long delay in recalling 1.6 million small cars, this verdict is highly anticipated.                                  

Jury: Helmet Maker Not Liable For Player Injury

March 21, 2014 8:25 am | News | Comments

A Los Angeles jury has decided helmet maker Riddell Inc. isn't liable for the severe brain injury of a high school football player who suffered a helmet-to-helmet hit during a game.             

GM's Barra To Testify At House Hearing

March 21, 2014 8:13 am | News | Comments

General Motors Co. CEO Mary Barra will testify next month at a hearing by a House panel investigating the delayed recall of 1.6 million small GM cars.                  

California Regulators: Rat Poison Poses Danger To Pets, Wildlife

March 21, 2014 8:05 am | by Channing Joseph, Associated Press | News | Comments

California consumers won't be able to purchase some types of rat poisons after July 1 because state regulators have determined that the chemicals in them pose a danger to pets and wildlife.             

New Mexico Nuclear Waste May Go To Texas

March 21, 2014 7:48 am | by Betsy Blaney and Jeri Clausing, Associated Press | News | Comments

With the government's only permanent nuclear waste dump shuttered indefinitely by back-to-back accidents, officials are making plans to ship radioactive waste from Los Alamos National Laboratory to rural West Texas.       

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Ikea Recalls Children's Bed Canopies

March 20, 2014 3:15 pm | News | Comments

Ikea said Thursday it was not aware of any reports of "permanent injury," but that customers had complained of canopy nets being pulled into cots and becoming entangled around infants' necks.           

Airbus Boss Wants Improved Aircraft Tracking

March 20, 2014 11:59 am | News | Comments

The head of European jet maker Airbus has added his voice to calls for improving the systems used to track and locate aircraft and their data recorders.                 

Gov't Investigating Saturn Ion Steering Issue

March 20, 2014 8:16 am | News | Comments

The government is investigating whether General Motors should recall the Saturn Ion compact car for the same steering defect that affected the Chevrolet Cobalt.                

Toyota Settlement Could Be Glimpse Into GM's Future

March 20, 2014 7:50 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

It's also a warning to anyone selling cars in the U.S.: Although the federal government's road-safety watchdog doesn't have big fangs, the Justice Department does.                

FAA: Boeing's 787 Safe Despite Problems

March 19, 2014 12:52 pm | by Joan Lowy, Associated Press | News | Comments

Federal aviation officials say Boeing's design and manufacture of its cutting-edge 787 jetliner is safe despite the many plane's many problems since its rollout.                

Malaysia Says Files Were Deleted From Flight Simulator

March 19, 2014 8:51 am | by Ian Mader, Associated Press | News | Comments

Investigators are trying to restore files deleted last month from the home flight simulator of the pilot aboard the missing Malaysian plane to see if they shed any light on the disappearance.           

Data Shows 2nd Radiation Release At New Mexico Site

March 19, 2014 8:21 am | News | Comments

New air sampling data from southeastern New Mexico's troubled nuclear waste dump indicates there has been another small radiation release.                     

U.S., Toyota Reach $1B Settlement

March 19, 2014 8:06 am | by Eric Tucker and Tom Krisher, Associated Press | News | Comments

The U.S. has reached a $1.2 billion settlement with Toyota and filed a criminal charge alleging the automaker defrauded consumers by issuing misleading statements about safety issues.             

Calif. Slaughterhouse Recalls Another Product

March 18, 2014 2:59 pm | News | Comments

The Monterey County Health Department said in a statement on Monday that it was recalling Krave Jerky's garlic chili pepper beef jerky processed at Rancho Feeding Corporation in Petaluma, Calif.           

What If The Missing Plane Is Never Found?

March 18, 2014 2:51 pm | by Kristen Gelineau and Nick Perry, Associated Press | News | Comments

Such an outcome would flummox the airline industry, which will struggle to learn lessons from the incident if it doesn't know what happened.                     

Barra Apologizes For Deaths Tied To Recall

March 18, 2014 2:12 pm | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

Barra stopped short of saying the company would compensate families of those killed in crashes, but said GM would do what's right for its customers after it completes an internal investigation.           

GM Creates New Post For Safety Issues

March 18, 2014 10:40 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

General Motors has named a 40-year engineer as its new safety chief, placing a single person in charge of recalls and other safety issues as it deals with a huge compact car recall that has damaged the company's reputation.      

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