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Nicaragua $50 Billion Canal Construction to Start in December
Nicaragua $50 Billion Canal Construction to Start in December
Nicaragua says a Hong Kong-based company will start building its $50 billion waterway next month, despite opposition from farmers and environmentalists.
Glassmaker Corning Toughens Gorilla Glass for Smartphone Screens
Glassmaker Corning Toughens Gorilla Glass for Smartphone Screens
Corning is introducing a new, tougher version of its Gorilla Glass used by major smartphone makers in a bid to maintain dominance in the sector.
Takata Exec Defends Company's Actions Over Faulty Airbags
Takata Exec Defends Company's Actions Over Faulty Airbags
A Takata Corp. executive defends the company's actions before a Senate panel investigating an airbag fault tied to several deaths and hundreds of injuries.
Airbus Set to Sign Deal With Delta for 50 Planes
Airbus Set to Sign Deal With Delta for 50 Planes
Airbus is poised to sign a contract to deliver 50 long-haul carriers to US Delta Airlines in a deal worth $14 billion.
Airbag Maker Takata Faces Tough Day on Capitol Hill
Airbag Maker Takata Faces Tough Day on Capitol Hill
Embattled auto supplier Takata will be under the microscope Thursday when a Senate panel opens a probe into the Japanese company's dangerously defective airbags.
Nasdaq Drops 0.6% As Tesla, Netflix Stumble
Nasdaq Drops 0.6% As Tesla, Netflix Stumble
High-flying tech companies Netflix and Tesla Motors stumbled Wednesday, pulling the Nasdaq 0.6% lower in a muted day for US equities.
Hackers Turning Smartphones Into Slave Armies
Hackers Turning Smartphones Into Slave Armies
Android-powered smartphones and tablets are being targeted with malicious software dubbed NotCompatible that puts them at the mercy of hacker overlords.
Brazil Tallies $9 Billion in Suspicious Petrobras Deals
Brazil Tallies $9 Billion in Suspicious Petrobras Deals 
Brazil's finance ministry has uncovered more than $9 billion in suspicious transactions involving Petrobras, the state oil giant at the center of a massive corruption scandal.
Energy Giant Shell Wins Major India Tax Case
Energy Giant Shell Wins Major India Tax Case
Shell has won a lengthy court battle against Indian tax authorities, marking a significant victory for multinationals involved in taxation wrangles in the country.
US Senate Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline by Narrowest of Margins
Republicans vowed to approve the Keystone XL pipeline bill early in 2015 when the new Congress convenes with them in control of the next Senate.
Greenpeace Accuses Canada Pipeline Firm of 'Dirty Tricks'
Greenpeace Accuses Canada Pipeline Firm of 'Dirty Tricks'
Environmental pressure group Greenpeace accused pipeline firm TransCanada of "dirty tricks" Tuesday, publishing leaked documents that it said showed it plans to smear opponents of one of its projects.
Accused in Petrobras Corruption Case to Repay $165 Million
Accused in Petrobras Corruption Case to Repay $165 Million
Five people accused in a corruption scandal at Brazil's state oil giant Petrobras have agreed to return $165 million to the public purse in plea bargains with prosecutors.
Toyota Rolls Out World's First Mass Market Fuel-Cell Car
Toyota Rolls Out World's First Mass Market Fuel-Cell Car
Toyota announces it will start selling the world's first mass market fuel-cell car in Japan next month and elsewhere in 2015.
Actavis to Buy Botox Maker Allergan for $66 Billion
Actavis to Buy Botox Maker Allergan for $66 Billion
Actavis announces plans to acquire Allergan for $66 billion, creating a global pharmaceutical behemoth and likely ending the aggressive pursuit of Allergan by Canada's Valeant Pharmaceuticals International.
Volkswagen's SEAT to Exit Russia in Wake of Ruble Crash
Volkswagen's SEAT to Exit Russia in Wake of Ruble Crash
Volkswagen unit SEAT will quit the Russian market at the beginning of next year, driven out by a crash in the ruble and the dim economic outlook.
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