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Apple Going Green With Free Recycling, Renewable Energy

April 21, 2014 | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | Comments

Apple is offering free recycling of all its used products and vowing to power all of its stores, offices, and data centers with renewable energy to reduce the pollution caused by its devices and online services.           

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2-Week Cooldown For Hot Sauce Maker

April 24, 2014 10:09 am | by The Associated Press

A cooling-off period has been called in the fight between the makers of a popular hot sauce and the Southern California city that says its air is too spicy to bear.                         

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GM 1Q Profit Hit By Recalls

April 24, 2014 9:37 am | by Dee-Ann Durbin and Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writers

General Motors says first-quarter profit fell 86 percent as a series of recalls dragged down its earnings.                                           

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Tesla Expanding In California

April 24, 2014 9:32 am | by The Associated Press

Electric car maker Tesla Motors is expanding its footprint in California. The company has leased a 430,000-square-foot building about 75 miles east of San Francisco.                         

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A Year After Tragic Factory Collapse, Bangladeshis Suffer

April 24, 2014 9:28 am | by Julhas Alam, Associated Press

One year after the Rana Plaza garment factory collapsed in a pile of concrete slabs and twisted metal, Bangladeshi seamstress Shefali says she would rather starve to death than return to factory work.                

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Honeywell Aerospace Expanding In Puerto Rico

April 23, 2014 2:28 pm | by The Associated Press

Honeywell Aerospace is investing $24 million to expand its business in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico.                                           

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Labor Department Cuts Coal Dust Levels

April 23, 2014 2:14 pm | by The Associated Press

The Obama administration said Wednesday it is cutting the amount of coal dust allowed in coal mines in an effort to help reduce black lung disease.                              

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EPA Scales Back Biofuel Mandate

April 23, 2014 1:59 pm | by Dina Cappiello, Associated Press

The Obama administration is significantly reducing the amount of cellulosic biofuels refiners will have to prove they blended into gasoline last year, acknowledging that the market lagged far behind government projections.         

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Survey: China Manufacturing Continues To Shrink

April 23, 2014 1:48 pm | by The Associated Press

Factory activity in China shrank for the fourth straight month in April, but at a slightly slower pace, in a possible sign the slowdown in the world's No. 2 economy is stabilizing.                     

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Textron Cutting 750 Cessna, Beechcraft Jobs

April 23, 2014 1:43 pm | by The Associated Press

Just over a month after buying Beechcraft for $1.4 billion, Textron announced 750 job cuts at that company and at its Cessna division.                                  

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Motorola Mobility Opens Chicago Headquarters

April 23, 2014 10:00 am | by The Associated Press

Smartphone maker Motorola Mobility has moved its headquarters and 2,000 employees to Chicago's Merchandise Mart.                                       

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Feds Investigating Chevy Impala Brakes

April 23, 2014 9:39 am | by The Associated Press

Federal regulators are investigating the 2014 Chevrolet Impala after a driver reported that the emergency braking system activated multiple times without warning.                          

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Job Market For College Grads Improves

April 23, 2014 9:37 am | by Paul Wiseman, AP Economics Writer

The Labor Department on Tuesday said the unemployment rate for 2013 college graduates was 10.9 percent. That was down from 13.3 percent in 2012.                               

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Toyota Sells 2.58M Vehicles, Keeps Top Spot

April 23, 2014 9:28 am | by Yuri Kageyama, AP Business Writer

Toyota kept its position at the top in global vehicle sales for the first quarter of this year, outpacing rivals General Motors and Volkswagen.                               

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Faster Production Brings Boeing $965M Profit

April 23, 2014 9:21 am | by Scott Mayerowitz, AP Airlines Writer

In the first three months of this year, 161 new airplanes rolled off the company's assembly lines — more jets than the same period last year.                               

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U.S. Investigating Mexican Sugar Exports, Price

April 22, 2014 2:12 pm | by Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press

The U.S. Commerce Department is investigating allegations that Mexico is exporting far more sugar than it has in the past and selling it in the U.S. at below fair market price.                      

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CAT CEO's Compensation Cut To $12M

April 22, 2014 1:59 pm | by David Koenig, AP Business Writer

Caterpillar Inc. cut the value of its CEO's pay package by 32 percent to $12 million in 2013, a year when the heavy machinery maker saw its profits fall by a third.                         

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GM Restructuring Engineering After Recall

April 22, 2014 1:56 pm | by The Associated Press

General Motors is adding 35 product safety investigators as part of a larger restructuring in response to a series of safety recalls.                                 

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U.S. Rules Against Turkey, Mexico In Steel Dispute

April 22, 2014 1:38 pm | by Hope Yen, Associated Press

President Barack Obama's administration on Monday sided with American steel producers in a politically charged international trade dispute.                                

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Tesla Plans Expansion In China

April 22, 2014 10:10 am | by Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer

Tesla Motors Inc. delivered its first eight electric sedans to customers in China on Tuesday and CEO Elon Musk said the company will build a nationwide network of charging stations and service centers as fast as it can.            

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No End In Sight For China Shoe Factory Strike

April 22, 2014 9:58 am | by Didi Tang and Kelvin K. Chan, Associated Press

Workers on strike at a Chinese factory owned by the world's largest maker of athletic shoes have rejected management's latest offer in an ongoing labor dispute that is crimping production for brands such as Nike and Adidas.       

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