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Defense Contractor Pleads To Selling Secrets To Chinese Girlfriend

March 14, 2014 9:48 am | by Audrey Mcavoy, Associated Press

Benjamin Bishop, 60, admitted to keeping classified documents at his home, including ones outlining the U.S. Pentagon's China strategy and the U.S. military's force posture in Asia and the Pacific.                

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Amsterdam House Built With 3D Printer

March 14, 2014 9:34 am | by Toby Sterling, Associated Press

At the core of the project is a 6-meter (20-foot) -tall printer dubbed the Kamermaker, or "room-builder."                                         

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Plant In Listeria Outbreak Had Previous Violations

March 14, 2014 9:27 am | by The Associated Press

State and federal inspectors have found several problems over the years at a Delaware dairy facility whose operations were recently halted after a deadly outbreak of a food-borne bacteria.                  

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VW Cautiously Optimistic

March 13, 2014 1:52 pm | by David McHugh, AP Business Writer

The company warned of a "difficult market environment" with tough competition and sharp changes in exchange rates and prices for raw materials.                              

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McDonald's Hit By Lawsuits Over Worker Pay

March 13, 2014 1:48 pm | by The Associated Press

Several lawsuits being filed against McDonald's this week say the fast-food chain engages in a variety of practices to avoid paying workers what they're owed.                           

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IMF: Income Disparities Can Hurt Economies

March 13, 2014 1:42 pm | by The Associated Press

The International Monetary Fund is warning that wide income inequality can slow economic growth and is proposing ways to reduce it.                                  

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Gov't. Closes Jeep Liberty Probe

March 13, 2014 1:40 pm | by The Associated Press

U.S. safety regulators have closed an investigation into driver's side door fires in Jeep Liberty SUVs without seeking a recall.                                   

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GM Excluded Deaths From Ignition Inquiry

March 13, 2014 1:37 pm | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer

According to the chronology, GM employees were told about most of the Ion crash deaths within two weeks of when they occurred. So GM knew about the deaths but still failed to consider them until this year.             

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Chrysler Recalls 49,000 Dodge Chargers

March 13, 2014 9:42 am | by The Associated Press

Chrysler is recalling more than 49,000 Dodge Charger muscle cars because a connector can overheat and knock out low-beam headlights.                                 

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Graco Adds More Than 400,000 Child Seats To Recall

March 13, 2014 9:39 am | by The Associated Press

Graco has added 403,222 child seats to last month's recall of 3.8 million to replace faulty harness buckles. But the added seats won't end a dispute with the U.S. government's road safety watchdog.               

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Chemicals In iPhones Could Be Dangerous For Workers

March 13, 2014 9:37 am | by The Associated Press

Apple's labor practices are under attack by two activist groups who contend the company makes its iPhones with a hazardous mix of chemicals that threaten the health of factory workers assembling the devices in China.          

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How LEGO Builds Toys Kids Want

March 13, 2014 9:29 am | by CNNMoney

LEGO says they became the number two toy manufacturer by staying true to what kids want.                                               

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GM's Stock Is A Lemon In 2014

March 13, 2014 9:25 am | by CNNMoney

Recalls and investigations have plagued the start of Mary Barra's tenure as CEO of General Motors. But if she continues to address the issues head on, a stronger economy and auto sales should help GM.               

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Cutting Tool Consumption Up 14.5 Pct.

March 12, 2014 2:39 pm | by AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology

January U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $158 million, up 14.5 percent from December’s total and down 10.6 percent from January 2013.                                

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Why Not A Tesla ‘Gigafactory’ In California?

March 12, 2014 2:24 pm | by Joel Hans, Managing Editor, Manufacturing.net

The state made a few proposals for several possible sites, but the automaker wasn’t interested — there are a few compelling reasons not to invest too heavily in the state of California.                   

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Bad Decade: Malaysia Airlines To Face More Problems After Disapearance

March 12, 2014 2:17 pm | by Kelvin Chan, AP Business Writer

The revelation this week that the jet's co-pilot allowed two female passengers to ride in the cockpit for the duration of a flight two years ago has invited scrutiny of the professionalism of top-level staff.             

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GM Offering Loaner Cars And Cash

March 12, 2014 2:11 pm | by The Associated Press

General Motors is offering free loaner cars to owners of compacts that are being recalled for a deadly ignition switch defect.                                    

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Nissan's Z Car Continues To Lure Driving Enthusiasts

March 12, 2014 2:01 pm | by Ann M. Job, For The Associated Press

Nissan's well-known "Z'' rear-drive sports car that started in the 1970s still pulls at the heart strings of driving enthusiasts with its sporty, two-seat cabin, low-to-the-pavement stance, racetrack-ready stiff ride, and strong V-6 power.    

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Tech Fest Has 3D Printed Candy, Bitcoins

March 12, 2014 10:15 am | by Barbara Ortutay, AP Technology Writer

Bitcoin, 3D printed candy, and George Takei, the Star Trek-actor-turned-Facebook-phenomenon, are among the attractions this week at the South By Southwest festival in Austin, Texas.                    

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What You Need To Know About The GM Recall

March 12, 2014 10:02 am | by The Associated Press

General Motors' executives and government regulators will soon have to explain to Congress why it took years to recall 1.6 million compact cars with a known defect linked to 13 deaths.                   

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