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GM Recalling Vehicles to Fix Headlights

December 2, 2014 10:08 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Motors is recalling 316,357 vehicles in North America because their headlights can stop working.                                         

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Regulators Investigating Child Car Seat Recall

December 2, 2014 10:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Monday that it is investigating whether Graco took too long to report a safety defect in its child car seats.                         

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Blackstone Selling Industrial Property for $8.1B

December 2, 2014 9:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Blackstone Group has cancelled an initial public offering for IndCor Properties and will instead sell the industrial real estate company to Singapore's sovereign wealth fund for $8.1 billion.               

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Chrysler U.S. Sales Up 20 Percent in November

December 2, 2014 9:46 am | by Dee-Ann Durbin, Tom Krisher, The Associated Press | News | Comments

Chrysler's U.S. sales rose 20 percent last month, a sign that Black Friday promotions and falling gas prices drove U.S. auto sales higher in November.                             

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Taking it Paperless: Major Steel Distributor Utilizes AP, AR Automation

December 1, 2014 3:01 pm | by Nick Sprau | Articles | Comments

If your company is ready to streamline AP and AR processes, increase efficiency, and better manage time spent handling and approving invoices and other documents, it may be time to look into an automated document management system.     

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NTSB Points to Battery Defect in Boeing 787 Fire

December 1, 2014 2:57 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A report by federal accident investigators points to a manufacturing defect as the likely cause of an internal short circuit that led to a battery fire in a Boeing 787 airliner parked at Boston's airport last year.           

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Bolivian Recycling Changes the Manufacturing of School Furniture

December 1, 2014 2:49 pm | by Reuters | Videos | Comments

Innovative recycling project in La Paz separates city waste and converts plastic garbage into school furniture made from 'plastiwood'.                                 

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A Super Jumbo A380 Gutted in Two Minutes

December 1, 2014 2:44 pm | by Bloomberg News | Videos | Comments

Emirates performs a heavy maintenance check on the world's largest passenger plane, the A380. The process took 55 days to complete. Here it is in under two minutes.                         

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Death Toll From GM Ignition Switches Rises to 36

December 1, 2014 2:39 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

At least 36 people have died and 44 have been seriously injured in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches.                                

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NASA's 3D Printer Churns Out First Part in Space

December 1, 2014 2:36 pm | by Marcia Dunn, The Associated Press | News | Comments

The 3D printer delivered to the International Space Station two months ago made a sample replacement part for itself this week. It churned out a new faceplate for the print head casing.                   

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U.S. Factory Growth Slips in November

December 1, 2014 2:30 pm | by Christopher Rugaber, The Associated Press | News | Comments

U.S. factories were slightly less busy in November, as production and hiring slowed, though the level of activity remained strong.                                   

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NLRB Rules Mercedes Violated Labor Laws at AL Plant

December 1, 2014 12:19 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The National Labor Relations Board has upheld a ruling that Mercedes violated federal labor laws by stopping United Auto Workers union supporters from handing out literature inside its Alabama plant.               

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New Generation of Demag Radio Controls

December 1, 2014 10:20 am | by Terex Material Handling | Product Releases | Comments

Terex Material Handling has launched the latest generation of its Demag Remote Control (DRC) radio control system with its new D3 line of units. 

Forget 'Made in China,' It's All About Philadelphia Now

December 1, 2014 10:03 am | by Kip Anthony | Articles | Comments

Once known as the "Workshop of the World" Philadelphia is looking at a comeback, especially as investments abroad don't look as rosy as they used to.                             

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U.S. Tightens Smog Limits in Bid to Protect Health

December 1, 2014 9:54 am | by Josh Lederman, Dina Cappiello, The Associated Press | News | Comments

In a fresh confrontation with Republicans, the Obama administration proposed stricter emissions limits on smog-forming pollution linked to asthma and respiratory illness. The move fulfilled a long-delayed campaign promise by President Barack Obama but left environmental and public health groups wanting more.

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Amazon's New Robot Army is Ready to Ship

December 1, 2014 9:42 am | by Brandon Bailey, The Associated Press | News | Comments

Amazon.com Inc., which faces its single biggest day of online shopping on Monday, has invested heavily this year in upgrading and expanding its distribution network, adding new technology, opening more shipping centers and hiring 80,000 seasonal workers to meet the coming onslaught of holiday orders.

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Toyota Recalls 30K Minivans Worldwide

December 1, 2014 9:38 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Toyota is recalling about 30,000 Sienna Minivans worldwide, saying the 2015 models' overhead assist grips can detach when an air bag deploys.                               

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U.S. Appeals WTO Ruling Against National Meat Labels

December 1, 2014 9:34 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The United States is appealing a World Trade Organization decision that would make it harder for U.S. consumers to know where meat in the grocery store came from.                         

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Oil Plunge Creates Mixed Feelings in Global Economies

December 1, 2014 9:27 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A renewed plunge in oil prices is a worrying sign of weakness in the global economy that could shake governments dependent on oil revenues. Yet it is also a bonus for consumers as prices fall at the pump, giving individuals more spending money and lowering costs for many businesses.

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Obama's Immigration Move Disappoints Some Business Leaders

November 26, 2014 12:35 pm | News | Comments

President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration left out some of the business community's top priorities, disappointing business leaders who might have stepped up to defend his policies in the face of Republican attacks.     

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