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In war on smog, struggling China steel mills adapt to survive

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese steel mills, among the biggest in the world, are altering their production...

Starbucks sales disappoint

SEATTLE (AP) — Starbucks on Thursday reported higher sales for its fiscal fourth quarter but the results missed Wall Street expectations and shares of the coffee chain declined. The Seattle‑based...

LinkedIn revenue jumps 45 percent as companies hire more

(Reuters) - Corporate networking site LinkedIn Corp <LNKD. N> reported a 45 percent rise in quarterly revenue as more businesses used its services to...

Electric-car drivers trading gas for solar power

Owners of electric vehicles have already gone gas‑free. Now, a growing number are powering their cars with sunlight.

Victoria Beckham tops British managers list

Former pop star and model turned fashion impresario Victoria Beckham has come top in a yearly ranking of Britain's 100 best managers for her...

A look at people killed during space missions

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo accident proved what astronauts and their families know too well: Space can be deadly. The pilot who died Friday would...

Estonian man faces cyber scam charges in US

An Estonian man accused of being part of a ring that swindled advertisers out of millions of dollars by "hijacking" online traffic was hauled before a US...

U.S. envoy Power defends Ebola guidelines, warns on Guinea

U. S. envoy Power defends Ebola guidelines, warns on Guinea

Takata must rev up air bag replacement effort: U.S. safety officials

Takata must rev up air bag replacement effort: U. S. safety officials