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Tuna Company, 2 Managers Charged in Death of Worker in Oven

April 28, 2015 | by Brian Melley, The Associated Press | Comments

Bumble Bee Foods and two managers were charged by Los Angeles prosecutors Monday with violating safety regulations in the death of a worker who was cooked in an industrial oven with tons of tuna.

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Ford Engineer Creates Record-Breaking Hot Wheels Track

April 28, 2015 3:02 pm | by Megan Crouse, Digital Reporter

Talk about epic parent-child projects: Ford employee Matt West and his son Blade set up a massive Hot Wheels ramp at Ford’s Research and Innovation Center in Dearborn on the company’s “Take Your Child to Work Day,” breaking a Guinness World Record in the process.

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The Fate of the Export-Import Bank

April 28, 2015 2:35 pm | by Maura Falk, Associate Editor

The charter for the Export-Import bank is nearing its expiration date, but the question remains — will it be renewed?

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Microsoft To End Windows Server 2003 Support

April 28, 2015 2:21 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor

​This summer, Microsoft will stop patching Windows Server 2003. Manufacturers that don’t update their software will be putting their customers and company at risk.

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EVs Gaining Popularity, But Slowly

April 28, 2015 1:56 pm | by Megan Crouse, Digital Reporter

Sales of long-range electrical vehicles could reach 466,407 units by the end of 2015, according to a study by Frost and Sullivan about the expansion of the global EV market.

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Applied Materials' Tokyo Electron Deal Ends in DOJ Roadblock

April 28, 2015 1:51 pm | by The Associated Press

 Applied Materials has called off its $9.4 billion acquisition of Tokyo Electron Ltd. after hitting a regulatory roadblock.

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Report: 'Reshoring' Leads to Net Gain of 10K Manufacturing Jobs

April 28, 2015 1:46 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

​The U.S. saw a net migration of at least 10,000 manufacturing jobs back to the country this past year, according to the Reshoring Initiative.

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Safety Agency Seeks Ideas on Getting More Recall Fixes Done

April 28, 2015 9:58 am | by Macy Gordon, Tom Krisher, The Associated Press

Frustrated that cars recalled for serious safety defects aren't getting fixed quickly enough, the nation's auto safety chief will host a gathering of automakers Tuesday to search for solutions.

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Food Industry Tries To Block Vermont's GMO Labeling Laws

April 28, 2015 9:48 am | by The Associated Press

Food industry lawyers say there's not enough time to implement Vermont's new labeling rules for genetically modified products before the July 2016 effective date and are asking a federal judge to block them. 

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Drivers Strike at Los Angeles, Long Beach Ports

April 28, 2015 9:39 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

Truck drivers walked off the job Monday at the nation's busiest port complex amid an ongoing dispute over their classifications as independent contractors.

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Q&A: What's Listeria and How Is It Traced to Ice Cream?

April 27, 2015 3:08 pm | by Mary Clare Jalonick, The Associated Press

As a result of massive ice cream recalls, consumers and investigators alike are beginning to ask questions. Check out the answers to some common questions surrounding the listeria outbreak in ice cream. 

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GM Ignition Switch Death Toll Rises to 90

April 27, 2015 2:33 pm | by The Associated Press

Families of at least 90 people killed in crashes caused by defective General Motors ignition switches will get compensation from the automaker.

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VW Chairman Quits, but Questions Over Future Remain

April 27, 2015 2:16 pm | by David McHugh, The Associated Press

Volkswagen's patriarch has left the building. Does this mean change is coming to the world's No. 2 automaker — in particular, to its high-cost ways of doing business?

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Company Behind Keystone XL Seeks U.S. Approval for Another Pipeline

April 27, 2015 10:38 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

The Canadian energy giant behind the controversial Keystone XL project last week filed for U.S. approval of another international crude oil pipeline. 

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Chipotle Completes Transition to Non-GMO Ingredients

April 27, 2015 10:11 am | by Candice Choi, The Associated Press

Chipotle says it has completed phasing out genetically modified ingredients from its food, making it the first national fast-food chain to do so.

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American, United Delay, Change Boeing 787 Orders

April 27, 2015 10:00 am | by The Associated Press

American Airlines Group Inc. says it will delay delivery of five Boeing 787 jets in response to slower growth in international travel demand. 

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10 Best Green Cars List

April 27, 2015 9:55 am | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor

In honor of Earth Day this month, Kelley Blue Books issued its annual 10 Best Green Cars list.

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Ford Recalls 390K Cars

April 27, 2015 9:33 am | by The Associated Press

Ford is recalling about 390,000 cars because the doors may not latch properly and could open while the cars are in motion.

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DuPont Hopes Acquisition Will Bolster Crop Products

April 24, 2015 3:17 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

DuPont this week announced an agreement to buy a California biotech company that officials hope will advance the chemical giant's agribusiness offerings. 

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Harley Recalls Nearly 46K Motorcycles

April 24, 2015 2:04 pm | by The Associated Press

Harley-Davidson is recalling nearly 46,000 motorcycles in the U.S. because they could stay in gear due to clutches that won't fully disengage.

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Toyota To Provide First Hydrogen-Fueled Pace Car

April 24, 2015 1:59 pm | by The Associated Press

A hydrogen-fueled vehicle will lead the field at a NASCAR race for the first time when a 2016 Toyota Mirai serves as the official pace car Saturday night at Richmond. 

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