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Honda Motor says it will close its car factory in western England's Swindon in 2021, with loss of 3,500 jobs
February 19th, 2019  3:06 AM

Honda Motor says it will close its car factory in western England's Swindon in 2021, with loss of 3,500 jobs

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Report: Honda to shut UK plant, imperiling 3,500 jobs
February 18th, 2019  11:07 AM

Honda is to close a car factory in western England with the potential loss of 3,500 jobs, in another blow to a British economy made jittery by Brexit

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China accuses Washington of trying to block development
February 18th, 2019  6:15 AM

China accuses Washington of trying to block industry development after Pence calls Huawei and other telecom suppliers a security threat

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From Bogart to millennials: Italian hat maker tries new look
February 17th, 2019  5:12 AM

Historic Italian hat-maker Borsalino maintains Italian footing with private equity backer, focuses on youth, women and Asia for future growth

From Bogart to millennials: Italian hat maker tries new look
Gone in a New York minute: How the Amazon deal fell apart
February 16th, 2019  2:58 PM

When Amazon chose the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens to build a new campus, New York's top brass saw it as a major coup but what they didn't anticipate was the deal's eventual unraveling

Andrew Cuomo, Bill de Blasio
Correction: Lithium Ion Batteries-Recycling story
February 16th, 2019  10:11 AM

Correction: Lithium Ion Batteries-Recycling story

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Ballpark mustard maker drops Indians' Chief Wahoo logo
February 16th, 2019  9:40 AM

The maker of Cleveland's ballpark mustard is removing the Chief Wahoo logo from its branding and packaging to maintain longstanding ties with the Cleveland Indians baseball team

Ballpark mustard maker drops Indians' Chief Wahoo logo
US seeks ways to recycle lithium batteries in cars, phones
February 15th, 2019  5:39 PM

US seeks ways to develop lithium-ion battery recycling to address global demand, potential shortages of materials for electric vehicle, phone batteries

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Business Highlights
February 15th, 2019  5:36 PM

Business Highlights

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Chinese man gets US prison term in fake computer items case
February 15th, 2019  4:16 PM

A man from China has been sentenced to 4½ years in a U.S. prison in a trademark violation case involving counterfeit computer-networking equipment shipped to Texas

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EPA hits chemical maker for not notifying on new compounds
February 15th, 2019  3:57 PM

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says a chemical maker's North Carolina plant may have broken federal law by failing to notify the agency before it started manufacturing and repurposing new industrial compounds

EPA hits chemical maker for not notifying on new compounds
AP analysis: Hundreds of companies excused from steel tariff
February 15th, 2019  12:18 PM

Despite Trump's tough talk on trade, his Commerce Department has approved tariff exemption requests from 370 companies for up to 4.1 million tons of foreign steel

AP analysis: Hundreds of companies excused from steel tariff
Worker hurt in 2018 Texas hospital blast sues gas utility
February 15th, 2019  11:37 AM

A worker severely burned in a 2018 deadly explosion at a Central Texas hospital has sued a Dallas-based utility seeking more than $1 million

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US industrial output tumbled 0.6 percent in January
February 15th, 2019  10:18 AM

US industrial production fell 0.6 percent in January, led by a plunge in the making of motor vehicles and auto parts

US industrial output tumbled 0.6 percent in January
European car sales slide in January
February 15th, 2019  8:50 AM

The European carmakers' association says new passenger car sales in the region dropped by 4.6 percent in January, weighed down by big declines in Spain and Italy

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AP analysis: Steel tariffs waived even with tough trade talk
February 15th, 2019  6:22 AM

Hundreds of companies have been granted permission to import millions of tons of steel made in China, Japan and other countries without paying the hefty tariff Trump put in place

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Trump's new trade decision: Impose tariffs on imported cars?
February 15th, 2019  5:04 AM

Trump's latest trade decision: Escalate tensions by slapping tariffs on imported cars?

Howard Hakes
Ikea woos India's rising consumer class, tapping new markets
February 15th, 2019  12:23 AM

Ikea woos India's rising consumer class, testing new waters in developing markets

Ikea woos India's rising consumer class, tapping new markets
North Korea exploring sanctions-proof energy technologies
February 14th, 2019  7:47 PM

North Korea is exploring ambitious alternative energy sources that could reduce its reliance on imports and its vulnerability to sanctions

North Korea exploring sanctions-proof energy technologies
City mulls $5M penalty over paid power plant 'supporters'
February 14th, 2019  6:44 PM

A major utility company will learn next week whether the use of paid actors to gin up phony support for a new gas-fired power plant will result in the project being delayed or derailed by New Orleans' City Council

City mulls $5M penalty over paid power plant 'supporters'

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