Son Of Salmonella Victim Hopes Trial Sends Message
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ATLANTA (AP) -- 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.A federal indictment unsealed in February 2013...
NHTSA Opens Probe Of Impala Air Bag Performance
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DETROIT (AP) -- The U.S. government''s highway safety agency has opened a formal investigation into air bag failures in some Chevrolet Impala full-size cars made by General Motors.The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Friday it began the probe after receiving a petition from Donald...
Report: China Investigating Microsoft For Antitrust Violations
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BEIJING (Kyodo) -- China has opened an investigation into potential antitrust violations by Microsoft Corp., local media reported Monday.China''s State Administration for Industry and Commerce descended on Microsoft offices in Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou and Chengdu, questioning employees about the...
Drug Maker Fights Pediatricians'' New Advice
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CHICAGO (AP) -- A costly drug given mostly to premature babies is at the center of a clash between the manufacturer and the nation''s leading pediatrician''s group, which recommends scaling back use of the medicine.The dispute involves new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics, which sa...
Lawmakers Push For Airline Safety Devices
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Two U.S. legislators are urging the government to study whether American passenger jets should be equipped with devices protecting them against missiles like the one that brought down a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine and projectiles fired near Tel Aviv''s airport.U.S. Sen. Char...
Tyson Selling Mexico, Brazil Poultry Operations
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SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) -- Tyson Foods says it will sell its poultry businesses in Mexico and Brazil for $575 million in cash to help pay debt tied to its acquisition of Hillshire Brands.The Springdale, Arkansas, meat processor says it still plans to expand its international operations, especially in ...
Engineering Newswire: Darth Vader Car Built on a Corvette Chassis
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Today on Engineering Newswire, we're building the world's largest 3D printer, making eSkin digital tattoos, using your car to track your heart, and turning Darth Vader's mask into a Corvette. This episode features:Darth Vader Car: Mattel's Hot Wheels is coming out with a new line of cars: Star Wars....
RPM Agrees To $797.5M Deal On Asbestos Claims
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MEDINA, Ohio (AP) -- RPM International plans to spend nearly $800 million as part of a preliminary deal to fund a trust that resolves asbestos personal injury claims tied to a business owned by its Specialty Products Holding Corp.The Medina, Ohio, company said Monday that the agreement still needs t...
Samsung Postpones Tizen Smartphone Launch
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday it is delaying sales of its first Tizen-powered smartphone in the latest setback to the company''s ambition to create a mobile platform to rival Google''s Android or Apple''s iOS.The South Korean company had planned to start selling the ...
Clinton Impeachment Shadows GOP Lawsuit
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The last time Republicans unleashed impeachment proceedings against a Democratic president, they lost five House seats in an election they seemed primed to win handily.Memories of Bill Clinton and the campaign of 1998 may help explain why Speaker John Boehner and the current GOP l...
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