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General Motors Recalls 718,000 More Vehicles in US
General Motors Recalls 718,000 More Vehicles in US
General Motors announces six recalls covering nearly 718,000 vehicles in the U.S., adding to its recall tally after an ignition-switch auto safety scandal.
Canada's Talisman Energy 'Approached' by Repsol
Canada's Talisman Energy 'Approached' by Repsol
Shares of Talisman Energy spike over reports that Spanish oil conglomerate Repsol is in talks to buy the Canadian oil and gas firm.
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EU Sets New Energy Savings Target at 30%
The proposal aims to 'further investments in energy saving technologies to the benefit of businesses, consumers and the environment,' says the EU Energy Commissioner.
Boeing Boosts 2014 Profit Forecast after Solid Quarter
Boeing Boosts 2014 Profit Forecast after Solid Quarter
The company raised its 2014 full-year forecast to core earnings per share between $7.90 and $8.10, from $7.15 to $7.35, citing in part its "positive market outlook."
Apple Gets Smartwatch Patent
Apple Gets Smartwatch Patent 1
A U.S. patent made public on Tuesday bolstered rumors that Apple has designs on a smartwatch.
New Arctic Disappointment for Norway's Statoil
New Arctic Disappointment for Norway's Statoil
Norway's Statoil has not yet found a viable gas field in the world's northernmost drilling sites, the country's oil industry administrative body said Tuesday.
Coca-Cola Earnings Fizzle; North America Volume Flat
Coca-Cola Earnings Fizzle; North America Volume Flat
Net earnings at the U.S. beverage giant came in at $2.6 billion, down 3% from the year-ago period.
Ex-Qualcomm Exec Pleads Guilty to Insider Trading
Ex-Qualcomm Exec Pleads Guilty to Insider Trading
Authorities said that in December 2010, while he was in Hong Kong, Wang purchased Atheros stock hours after Qualcomm's board made an offer for Atheros that had not been made public.
Mexico Now Open to Foreign Investment in Oil and Gas
Mexico Now Open to Foreign Investment in Oil and Gas
New legislation ends the monopoly held by state oil company Pemex for 75 years in the exploration and exploitation of energy resources.
ABB, Volvo Reveal Tie-up on Fast-recharge Electric Buses
ABB, Volvo Reveal Tie-up on Fast-recharge Electric Buses
The first project for the technology is to provide 12 hybrid buses for the public transport system in Luxembourg by next year.
US Companies Buying US Plants from Russian Steelmaker Severstal
US Companies Buying US Plants from Russian Steelmaker Severstal
Severstal is selling Severstal Columbus (Mississippi) to Steel Dynamics and Severstal Dearborn (Michigan) to AK Steel Corp.
Florida Jury Slaps RJ Reynolds with $23.6 Billion in Damages
Florida Jury Slaps RJ Reynolds with $23.6 Billion in Damages
"RJ Reynolds took a calculated risk by manufacturing cigarettes and selling them to consumers without properly informing them of the hazards," said the lawyer of the wife of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer.
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Why Were Commercial Planes Still Flying over Ukraine?
The downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet over Ukraine has raised questions over why the company persisted in flying in conflict-zone airspace that many other carriers had abandoned months ago.
GE Profits Up as Most Industrial Segments Improve
GE Profits Up as Most Industrial Segments Improve
Earnings for GE, considered a proxy for U.S. industrials, came in at $3.5 billion, up 13.2% from the year-ago period.
AbbVie Buys Drugmaker Shire for $54 Billion
AbbVie Buys Drugmaker Shire for $54 Billion
Shire Pharmaceuticals has accepted a $54-billion takeover bid from AbbVie in a deal aimed at slashing the U.S. giant's tax bill.
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