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Takata executive warns about ability to fix deadly air bag flaw

takataWASHINGTON/DETROIT--An executive from Japan's Takata Corp told U.S. senators on Thursday that the supplier is urgently trying to ramp up replacement parts for millions of vehicles equipped with potentially deadly air bags, but said it may not be able to move quickly enough.

The U.S. auto safety regulator also warned of the risks of moving to a nationwide recall, as senators have urged, saying...

Arizona is first US state to sue GM over delayed recalls

gmARIZONA--In the first lawsuit brought by a state against General Motors Co over recalls relating to a defective...

Deregulation at heart of Japan's new robotics revolution

robotTOKYO--Neurosurgeon Tetsuya Goto had just begun testing a robot to perform brain surgery when he discovered Japan was...

Airbus deepens carmaker thinking to drive jet output

airbusPARIS--An industrial drumbeat is picking up in European aircraft factories as Airbus borrows a new range of carmaking...

In Pentagon deal with Russians, big profit for tiny Florida firm

kovalchukATLANTA/MOSCOW--For months, a powerful U.S. senator has been pushing for details of a murky deal under which a...

Saudi oil policy uncertainty unleashes the conspiracy theorists

LONDON--If Saudi Oil Minister Ali al Naimi wants to stop conspiracy theories spreading before a crucial OPEC meeting...

Australia, China deepen ties with landmark free trade deal

chinaCANBERRA--China and Australia on Monday sealed a landmark free trade agreement more than a decade in the making...

Modi calls on Indian expatriates in Australia to invest back home

modiSYDNEY--Last week Mick Jagger, this week Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Thousands of expatriate Indians...

What is a recall? Carmakers confuse US drivers in deadly air bag saga

carsORLANDO/WASHINGTON--In recent weeks, hundreds of thousands of U.S. Toyota drivers have received a stern warning by...

Forex fines show still much to do on British banking reform

LONDON--An international settlement over allegations of manipulation in the foreign exchange market shows reform of...

Petrobras ex-director arrested in graft scandal, markets sink

brazilRIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO--Brazilian police arrested a former Petróleo Brasileiro SA executive on Friday, sending the...

Virgin America soars in market debut

NEW YORK--Shares of Virgin America Inc, a low-cost airline partly owned by Richard Branson, soared more than 30...

US FTC asking Apple about health data protection

appleSAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON--The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is seeking assurances from Apple Inc that it will prevent...

Berkshire Hathaway buys P&G's Duracell

duracellNEW YORK--Berkshire Hathaway Inc has agreed to acquire Procter & Gamble Co's Duracell battery unit in a complex...

Saudi's Naimi rejects oil price war talk, seeks only stability

opecACAPULCO, Mexico--Saudi Arabia Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi broke months of silence on Wednesday to reaffirm the...

Honda grandees lambast CEO over quality, recalls

hondaBEIJING/TOKYO--Two former Honda Motor chiefs have called on CEO Takanobu Ito this year, urging him to focus more on...

Xi urges faster APEC talks on China-backed free trade area

apecBEIJING--The global economic recovery is unstable and nations in the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) bloc...

UK, US, Switzerland close in on forex settlement with top banks

LONDON/WASHINGTON--British and U.S. regulators are poised to levy hefty fines on leading banks in a landmark...

Modi's Make in India push to depend on Chinese steel

indiasteelNEW DELHI--India's steel consumption is expected to grow at its fastest pace in five years next year on Prime...

The Albanian gambler who robbed the national vault

TIRANA--In the end, it wasn't the security cameras or the audit inspections in the vault of Albania's central bank...

IMF, US encourage ECB, Japan monetary stimulus

cenbankPARIS--The International Monetary Fund and the United States encouraged the European Central Bank and the Bank of...

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Claire slams De Weever for Coliseum statement, says should protect workers
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Takata executive warns about ability to fix deadly air bag flaw
Friday, 21 November 2014
WASHINGTON/DETROIT--An executive from Japan's Takata Corp told U.S. senators on Thursday that the... Read more...
Arizona is first US state to sue GM over delayed recalls
Friday, 21 November 2014
ARIZONA--In the first lawsuit brought by a state against General Motors Co over recalls relating to... Read more...
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LOS ANGELES--Mike Nichols, a nine-time Tony Award winner on Broadway and the Oscar-winning director... Read more...
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