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Report: Boeing union leader criticizes proposal

11/08/2013 12:38am
The leader of Boeing Co. machinists told hundreds of union workers Thursday night that he will see whether he can stop a vote on a proposed new eight-year contract agreement that Boeing says will determine whether much of its new 777X jet is built in the Puget Sound area, a newspaper reports.

ECB pushes for new bank agency to start next year

11/08/2013 4:16am
The European Central Bank is pushing for the quick setup of an agency that can restructure failing banks, saying the new entity can be set up under the existing European Union treaty.

US safety agency probes VW SUV lighting problem

11/08/2013 6:12am
U.S. safety regulators are investigating thousands of Volkswagen SUVs because the headlamps and other outside lights can fail with little warning.

News Summary: Coal event draws European jeers

11/08/2013 9:21am
ENVIRONMENTAL DIG: With Poland hosting U.N. climate talks, the fossil fuel industry will get a rare chance to play a more visible role in the global warming debate. The Polish government will preside over a coal industry event on the sidelines of the two-week climate conference, infuriating climate activists.

Tips for surviving the rigors of holiday travel

11/08/2013 9:54am
There's not much good news for fliers this Thanksgiving. Airports will be packed, planes will have few _ if any _ empty seats and you might sit apart from a loved one, unless you pay extra.

Coca-Cola plans more than $4B investment in China

11/08/2013 10:39am
Coca-Cola says it plans to invest more than $4 billion in China over three years.

Home Depot apologizes for racist tweet

11/08/2013 2:17pm
Home improvement retailer Home Depot Inc. on Thursday apologized for a tweet that showed a picture of two African-American drummers with a person in a gorilla mask in between them and asked: "Which drummer is not like the others?"

Chrysler to recall 1.2 million Ram trucks

11/08/2013 3:31pm
Chrysler is recalling about 1.2 million Ram trucks to fix front-end problems that could lead to steering troubles.

Tesla stems bleeding after bad few days

11/08/2013 4:22pm
Investors in the Tesla electric car company stemmed the bleeding a bit Friday. But it was still an abysmal few days, marred by another fire in a Model S and earnings results that many found disappointing.