Two former underage workers testified against their former manager, who faces 83 child labor violation charges stemming from a May 2008 raid at the plant in which 389 illegal immigrants, including 31 children, were detained.
Executives from BP, Halliburton and Transocean are trying to shift responsibility to each other.
The EPA administrator is meeting with LSU scientists to discuss the state's concerns about the potential longterm effects.
World?s top carmaker cruised back to profit in latest quarter as the company cut costs and hitched a ride on the global auto sales recovery while fighting to salvage its reputation.
Manufacturing output in March was 3.3 percent higher than a year ago and 2.3 percent better than the previous month, U.K. government statisticians said.
South Korean conglomerate to invest $20.6 billion in technologies including solar cells and medical devices, aiming to boost sales and increase its work force by tens of thousands.
GlaxoSmithKline says it has signed a strategic alliance with South Korea's Dong-A Pharmaceuticals, acquiring a 9.9 percent stake for $109.5 million.
Drug and medical device maker Abbott Laboratories is licensing the products from Zydus Cadila, based in India, and will sell them in 15 emerging markets through a new unit.
National Instruments (NI) has announced plans for NIWeek, a graphical system design conference and exhibition targeted at engineers, scientists and members of the academic community.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's thirst for sand to increase land reclamation and construction is driving an ecologically damaging sand-dredging industry in Cambodia, according to a report by a non-governmental organization. London-based Global Witness said on Tuesday that Cambodia's...
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany is at the forefront of installing renewable energy but there is an Achilles heel to its strategy.
BEIJING (Reuters) May 11 - Private equity firm U.S. Renewables Group said it plans to raise up to 2 billion yuan ($293 million) for a fund investing in renewable energy projects in China.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's greenhouse gas emissions grew 58 percent between 1994 and 2007, official figures released on Tuesday showed, underlining the country's growing importance in the fight against climate change.
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's top solar companies warned an ongoing drop in prices for cells and modules could hit profits after releasing mostly better-than-expected results on strong demand in their home market, the world's biggest.