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Peanut Corp. officials indicted in salmonella outbreak

February 21, 2013 |

Several officials at the now-defunct Peanut Corp. of America knew their products may have harbored salmonella bacteria, but they covered up the evidence and sold the food anyway, alleged a 76-count federal indictment unsealed this week.


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Peanut Corp. officials indicted in salmonella outbreak

February 21, 2013 |

Several officials at the now-defunct Peanut Corp. of America knew their products may have harbored salmonella bacteria, but they covered up the evidence and sold the food anyway, alleged a 76-count federal indictment unsealed this week.


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Stocks follow European markets lower

February 21, 2013 |

Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street as traders worried about a slowdown in Europe’s economy and signs that the Federal Reserve might curtail its bond-buying program.


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Rebates for California electricity ratepayers clear hurdle

February 21, 2013 |

A judge rules in favor of a complaint filed with federal regulators that power wholesalers allegedly manipulated the market during the energy crisis of 2000.

SACRAMENTO — California electricity ratepayers could get rebates of as much as $ 1.6 billion from more than a dozen power wholesalers that allegedly manipulated the market during the energy crisis of 2000, the state Public Utilities Commission announced.


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White House adopts new strategy to safeguard intellectual property

February 21, 2013 |

The U.S. will improve coordination by intelligence, diplomatic and law enforcement agencies to halt the cyber theft of trade secrets and technology.

WASHINGTON — Amid growing evidence that China and other countries are stealing U.S. trade secrets and technology through cyber attacks, the White House announced what it billed as a new strategy Wednesday to protect intellectual property.


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Tesla results renew worries about its long-term viability

February 21, 2013 |

Tesla Motors reported another good-not-great quarter, renewing concerns about its ability to produce enough electric vehicles to sustain the firm long term.

Tesla Motors Inc. reported another good-not-great quarter, renewing concerns about its ability to quickly churn out enough electric vehicles to sustain the company for the long term.


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Activist investors put climate-change issue up for vote at bank

February 20, 2013 |

PNC Financial Services Group shareholders will consider the resolution at the April 23 annual meeting. It seeks a review of how its loans lead to greenhouse gas.

Activist investors have succeeded for the first time in placing a shareholder resolution on the risks of greenhouse-gas emissions up for a vote at a major bank, a step toward making climate change an important consideration for corporations.


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Japan traces Boeing 787 problem to improper wiring, report says

February 20, 2013 |

Japan’s investigation into a burning lithium-ion battery aboard a Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight found it was improperly wired, according to an Associated Press report .


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Housing starts fall sharply at start of year

February 20, 2013 |

WASHINGTON — Residential construction starts in January fell sharply from last year’s soaring year-end activity, the government said Wednesday.


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Macy’s seeks to block Martha Stewart Living’s pact with Penney

February 20, 2013 |

Macy’s, which claims it has an exclusive right to sell some Martha Stewart-branded products, will ask a judge to permanently block the agreement.

Macy’s Inc., the second-largest U.S. department store chain, will go to court in New York on Wednesday to try to persuade a judge to permanently block Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc.’s pact with J.C. Penney Co.


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