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China rare earths supplier suspends production

(AP) -- China's biggest producer of rare earths is suspending production for one month in hopes of boosting slumping prices of the exotic minerals used in mobile phones and other high-tech products.

dateOct 20, 2011 in Business
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Conn. gets tough with Amazon, pushing on with tax

Connecticut officials are not giving up on requiring Internet sellers to collect state sales taxes, despite signs from online retailer Amazon.com that it has no immediate plans to abide by the state's new Internet tax law.

dateOct 09, 2011 in Business
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US teen birth rate still far higher than W. Europe

(AP) -- The rate of teen births in the U.S. is at its lowest level in almost 70 years. Yet, the sobering context is that the teen pregnancy rate is far lower in many other countries. The most convincing explanation ...

dateDec 30, 2010 in Health
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European envoy: China may alter rare earths policy

(AP) -- A European trade envoy said Chinese officials indicated Thursday that Beijing might change its curbs on exports of rare earths after a World Trade Organization panel rejected similar restrictions on other metals.

dateJul 14, 2011 in Business
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Obama taking action to push manufacturing

President Barack Obama is expanding his push for increased manufacturing in the United States by directing federal money toward new technologies, apprenticeship programs and competitions designed to assist small manufacturers.

dateOct 27, 2014 in Business
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