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  • Joel Knight, 52, of Kershaw died when he was struck in the neck by metal shrapnel after his 2006 Ranger hit a cow in the road and struck a fence. The government says automakers will recall another 5 million vehicles equipped with faulty inflators made by Takata Corp. of Japan. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the number of recalls is likely...

  • AVX posts 3Q profit Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 8:35 AM ET

    FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. _ AVX Corp. on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $26.8 million. On a per-share basis, the Fountain Inn, South Carolina- based company said it had profit of 16 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • The new action brings to 28 million the number of Takata air bag inflators recalled and increases the number of vehicles affected in the United States to as many as 24 million, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said. Automakers affected for the first time include Volkswagen AG and its Audi unit and Daimler's Mercedes-Benz unit.

  • Jan 22- U.S. safety regulators and major automakers are expected on Friday to announce on Friday a new recall of about 5 million vehicles with potentially defective Takata Corp air bags, sources familiar with the matter said. The Dec. 22 death of a Georgia man in South Carolina was the 10th worldwide associated with Takata's air bag inflators, and the first to occur...

  • Clinton camp: Maybe we did underestimate Sanders Sunday, 17 Jan 2016 | 9:03 AM ET
    Hillary Clinton addresses supporters at the Electric Park Ballroom in Waterloo, Iowa January 11, 2016.

    Advisers to Hillary Clinton believe that her campaign miscalculated by forgoing early attacks on Senator Bernie Sanders, The NYT reports.

  • In a multi-pronged arrangement between two long-time enemies, the United States and Iran agreed on a prisoner swap on the same day their historic nuclear deal was fully implemented, which cleared the way for the lifting of sanctions on Tehran. Jeb Bush, the former Republican governor of Florida, called for new sanctions against Iran and cited an exclusive...

  • *Oil back above $30 a barrel. NEW YORK, Jan 14- The energy sector led gains in U.S. shares on Thursday led by and European shares pared losses as oil prices rebounded from 12- year lows. Oil prices rose more than 1 percent, and the commodity's turn may have prompted investors to cover short positions in commodity-related shares, said Walter Todd, chief investment...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 11- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a Johnson& Johnson subsidiary's appeal of a $124 million penalty imposed by South Carolina after a jury found the drugmaker had improperly marketed the anti-psychotic drug Risperdal and concealed its risks. The court's decision not to hear the appeal filed by Johnson& Johnson's Janssen...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 11- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a Johnson& Johnson subsidiary's appeal of a $124 million penalty imposed by South Carolina after a jury found the drugmaker had improperly marketed the anti-psychotic drug Risperdal and concealed its risks.

  • *Investors in parent Deutsche Telekom express concern. FRANKFURT/ NEW YORK, Jan 7- Deutsche Telekom is facing growing pressure from investors and lawmakers to ensure proper treatment of workers at its American business T-Mobile US. Two major investors in Deutsche Telekom have expressed concern to the company about the treatment of T-Mobile employees,...

  • Our survey says: Famed TV game show hosts started small Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 9:00 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Jan 6- If you boiled down television to its purest essence, you might end up with a game-show host. People like Alex Trebek of "Jeopardy!" "I was a doorman at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, and I used to open the door for celebrities like Red Skelton and Cary Grant.

  • With close to 40,000 deals announced thus far in 2015, the M&A volume rose 40.8 percent over last year to the record level, according to preliminary Thomson Reuters data, as some of the world's biggest companies pursued their matches. As a result, investment banking fees from completed M&A deals globally increased 5 percent year-to-date to $24.5 billion,...

  • Dealmakers seek respite following record year for mergers Wednesday, 23 Dec 2015 | 10:30 AM ET

    With close to 40,000 deals announced thus far in 2015, the M&A volume rose 40.8 percent over last year to the record level, according to preliminary Thomson Reuters data, as some of the world's biggest companies pursued their matches. As a result, investment banking fees from completed M&A deals globally increased 5 percent year-to-date to $24.5 billion,...

  • Dec 22- A Connecticut gun manufacturer pleaded guilty on Tuesday to violating U.S. firearms laws and its founder agreed to resign and sell the company in a move to prevent its shutdown. Stag Arms LLC President Mark Malkowski pleaded guilty on the company's behalf in U.S. District Court in Hartford to possessing an unregistered machine gun after a search of the...

  • CHICAGO, Dec 18- The U.S. Congress on Friday passed a broad 2016 spending package that includes the repeal of a meat labeling law in order to avoid more than $1 billion in trade retaliation by Mexico and Canada. Ron Prestage, South Carolina pork producer and President of the National Pork Producers Council, praised lawmakers for repealing COOL.

  • *Jiangxi copper, Antofagasta agree on 9 pct drop in fees. LONDON, Dec 15- Copper hit a week low on Tuesday as the dollar rallied and investors feared the first U.S. interest rate rise in nearly a decade could trigger a default among highly leveraged miners. China's factory output growth reached a five-month high in November, signalling a flurry of stimulus measures...

  • *Jiangxi copper, Antofagasta agree on 9 pct drop in fees. LONDON, Dec 15- Copper fell on Tuesday as caution prevailed ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy meeting this week, though signs that China's economy is stabilising put a floor under prices. China's factory output growth reached a five-month high in November, signalling a flurry of stimulus measures by...

  • *Jiangxi copper, Antofagasta agree on 9 pct drop in fees. LONDON, Dec 15- Copper fell on Tuesday as caution prevailed ahead of the Federal Reserve's crucial policy meeting this week, though signs that China's economy is stabilising put a floor under prices. China's factory output growth reached a five-month high in November, signalling that a flurry of stimulus...

  • *Jiangxi copper, Antofagasta agree on 9 pct drop in fees. MELBOURNE, Dec 15- London copper dropped on Tuesday ahead of the Federal Reserve's crucial policy meeting this week, however, hopes for demand growth in top consumer China put a floor under prices. Prices have been trapped in range as traders cut risk ahead of the Fed meet; but a bearish trend may resume early...

  • MELBOURNE, Dec 15- London copper was a touch firmer on Tuesday as the dollar held steady ahead of the Federal Reserve's crucial policy meeting this week, while hopes for demand growth in top consumer China offered a floor to prices. *Shanghai Futures Exchange copper was also a tad firmer, up 0.2 percent to 36,130 yuan a tonne, having topped the highest in almost a...