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Fertilizer Companies Blame Texas City For Blast

July 28, 2014 | by The Associated Press | Comments

Two fertilizer companies sued following a deadly Texas explosion are claiming the small town deserves blame for failing to properly train volunteer firefighters and first responders, who made up most of the 15 people killed by the blast.   

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EU Antitrust Body Clears $3B Apple-Beats Deal

July 28, 2014 9:30 am | by The Associated Press

The European Union's antitrust authority has cleared Apple's $3 billion deal to buy Beats Electronics, which makes headphones and offers music streaming services.                         

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GM Proposes Expansion For Michigan Crossover Plant

July 28, 2014 9:28 am | by The Associated Press

General Motors Co. is considering a $37 million expansion of a mid-Michigan plant that makes three crossover vehicles.                                     

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Son Of Salmonella Victim Hopes Trial Sends Message

July 28, 2014 9:24 am | by Kate Brumback, Associated Press

Three people accused of scheming to manufacture and ship salmonella-tainted peanuts that killed nine people, sickened more than 700 and prompted one of the largest food recalls in history are set to go to trial this week in south Georgia.   

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Tyson Closing Plants In Iowa, N.Y., N.M.

July 28, 2014 9:22 am | by The Associated Press

Tyson Foods Inc. says it's closing three U.S. plants, employing a total 950 workers, which have struggled financially as the company's product needs have changed.                         

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Nissan Expands Faulty Air Bag Recall

July 28, 2014 9:18 am | by The Associated Press

Nissan is recalling more than 226,000 additional vehicles over a defective air bag that has affected much of the global auto industry.                                 

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FDA Reviewing What Might Become First Biosimilar Drug

July 25, 2014 9:51 am | by The Associated Press

The Food and Drug Administration is reviewing research data on what could become the first U.S.-approved "biosimilar" drug, a cheaper, sort-of generic version of a biologic drug.                     

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NHTSA Probes Hyundai Sonata Air Bag Problem

July 25, 2014 9:48 am | by The Associated Press

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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Ga. Investigated Complaint Against MFG Chemical Plant

July 25, 2014 9:45 am | by The Associated Press

Environmental regulators investigated an anonymous report alleging MFG Chemical Inc. in Dalton was illegally discarding waste five months before an accident injured a worker, government records show.               

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Bombardier To Cut 1,800 Jobs

July 25, 2014 9:43 am | by The Associated Press

Airplane maker Bombardier Inc. is cutting 1,800 jobs across facilities worldwide as it restructures operations.                                       

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Court Tosses Chiquita Terror Payment Claims

July 25, 2014 9:40 am | by The Associated Press

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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GM Issues 6 More Recalls

July 24, 2014 1:24 pm | by The Associated Press

General Motors issued six more recalls on Wednesday, bringing its annual total to 60 recalls covering almost 30 million vehicles.                                   

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Ford 2Q Net Income Rises To $1.3B

July 24, 2014 1:16 pm | by Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Auto Writer

Ford Motor Co. beat Wall Street's expectations in the second quarter as it chalked up a record profit in North America and made money in Europe for the first time in three years.                     

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Reid: Taxpayers Shouldn't Bankroll Companies That Outsource Jobs

July 24, 2014 9:46 am | by The Associated Press

The Senate voted Wednesday to advance an election-year bill limiting tax breaks for U.S. companies that move operations overseas. But big hurdles remain.                           

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Nokia Profits Rise After Handset Division Sale

July 24, 2014 9:43 am | by Jari Tanner, Associated Press

Telecommunications and wireless equipment maker Nokia Corp. saw its shares surge on Thursday after it reported higher profits and an improved earnings outlook in the wake of its sale to Microsoft of its troubled handset division.      

Texas Firm Recalls Compounded Drugs

July 24, 2014 9:39 am | by The Associated Press

The Food and Drug Administration warned doctors Wednesday not to use compounded drugs from a Texas specialty pharmacy due to potential risks of contamination.                           

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Report: Female Business Owners Face Gender Gap

July 24, 2014 9:36 am | by Joyce M. Rosenberg, AP Business Writer

Women who own small business are still far behind their male counterparts when it comes to getting loans and government contracts, a congressional report said Wednesday.                       

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GM 2Q Profit Falls 85 Percent

July 24, 2014 9:33 am | by The Associated Press

General Motors says second-quarter profit fell 85 percent as recall costs chopped $1.5 billion from the bottom line.                                       

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Texas Governor's Startup Fund Not All It Seems

July 24, 2014 9:31 am | by Paul J. Weber, Associated Press

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has distributed $205 million in taxpayer money to scores of technology startups using a pet program designed to bring high-paying jobs and innovation to the state. But a closer look at the Texas Emerging Technology Fund reveals that some of the businesses that received money are not all they seem.

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Safety Rules Proposed To Curb Oil Train Fires

July 23, 2014 1:32 pm | by The Associated Press

Thousands of older rail tank cars that carry crude oil would be phased out within two years under regulations proposed Wednesday in response to a series of fiery train crashes over the past year.               

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China Detains Meat Seller's Employees

July 23, 2014 1:28 pm | by Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer

Five employees of a company accused of selling expired beef and chicken to McDonald's, KFC and other restaurants in China were detained by police Wednesday after an official said illegal activity was an organized effort by the supplier.    

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