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Britain sticks up for BP amid spill

June 11, 2010 5:28 pm | by Reuters | Comments

LONDON/VENICE, Louisiana (Reuters) - Britain stuck up for beleaguered BP Plc on Friday against American criticism over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, while the company ramped up efforts to siphon more crude from its gushing well.

Arkansas Pet Food Plant To Expand, Add Jobs

June 11, 2010 12:28 pm | by | Comments

Pet food plant in Dumas, Ark., that was badly damaged in a 2007 tornado is under new ownership that plans to expand and nearly double the number of jobs.

VW Recalls Minivans For Fire Hazard

June 11, 2010 12:28 pm | by | Comments

Volkswagen is recalling nearly 16,000 Routan minivans to address fire concerns involving latches on the sliding doors.


3M Acquires MTI PolyFab

June 11, 2010 12:28 pm | by | Comments

Manufacturing conglomerate said Friday it completed acquisition of MTI PolyFab, a Canadian manufacturer of noise and vibration reduction technology for airplanes.

Russia Wants French Warship Technology

June 11, 2010 12:28 pm | by | Comments

Industry minister wants to build French-designed warships in Russian plants, and eventually expand cooperation to include joint submarine, fighter jet or other manufacturing.

CEO: Chrysler Makes Progress After Bankruptcy

June 11, 2010 12:28 pm | by | Comments

One year after government-funded exit from bankruptcy, CEO Sergio Marchionne is telling employees the automaker has made progress...

Verizon Wireless Expanding Skype To Feature Phones

June 11, 2010 12:24 pm | by InformationWeek | Comments

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France, UK, Sweden want deep CO2 cut, Italy opposed

June 11, 2010 9:26 am | by Reuters | Comments

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - Western European countries gave strong backing to deeper cuts to climate-warming emissions on Friday, but Italy's environment minister said her peers were deluded.


Retail Sales Fall 1.2 Percent In May

June 11, 2010 8:29 am | by | Comments

Big drop in May retail sales was the largest decline in eight months, raising new concerns about the durability of the economic recovery.

Greenhouse Gas Rules Survive Senate Vote

June 11, 2010 8:29 am | by | Comments

Senate rejected a challenge to Obama administration rules aimed at cutting greenhouse gas emissions...

Fujitsu, Toshiba Consider Merger

June 11, 2010 8:29 am | by InformationWeek | Comments

Combining the companies' cell phone operations would create Japan's second largest handset maker.

Video Game Makers To Show New Ways To Play

June 11, 2010 7:34 am | by | Comments

Beginning next week at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, game companies will show off several new mechanisms for playing games.

Motorola, Research In Motion Settle Patent Dispute

June 11, 2010 7:34 am | by | Comments

Cell phone makers say they have settled a patent complaint over mobile technology that Motorola brought to the U.S. International Trade Commission earlier this year.

CAW Hopes Fiat Brings Lancia To Canada

June 11, 2010 7:34 am | by | Comments

Chrysler's Canadian workers haven't received word they'll be building Fiat's Lancia-brand luxury vehicles, but union leader says it would be ?perfect? for its Ontario plant.

Concrete Manufacturer To Build Plant In Georgia

June 11, 2010 7:34 am | by | Comments

Dayton Superior, an Ohio-based manufacturer of construction products, will locate a manufacturing plant and distribution center in Braselton.


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