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Germans Recover Stuka Bomber Wreck from Baltic Sea

June 11, 2012 6:21 am | by DAVID RISING, Associated Press | News | Comments

German military divers are working to hoist the wreck of a Stuka dive bomber from the floor of the Baltic Sea, a rare example of the plane that once wreaked havoc over Europe as part of the Nazis' war machine.

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June 11, 2012 5:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

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Grainger says daily May sales up 13 percent

June 11, 2012 5:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

W.W. Grainger Inc., a supplier of power tools and other industrial equipment, said Monday that its daily sales rose 13 percent in May, boosted by contributions from acquisitions.Grainger said that about 5 percent of the sales growth came from acquisitions, while unfavorable exchange rates...

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Commerce: Bryson suffered seizure

June 11, 2012 5:50 am | by KEN THOMAS - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

Commerce Secretary John Bryson suffered a seizure in connection with two traffic accidents in the Los Angeles area that left him injured and unconscious, the government said Monday.The Commerce Department said Bryson was taken to the hospital for examination and remained overnight for...

Omnicare CEO Figueroa steps down from post

June 11, 2012 4:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Omnicare Inc. CEO John Figueroa has resigned from the pharmaceutical services provider, saying he had accomplished what he was hired to do.The company said Monday that President and Chief Financial Officer John Workman will serve as interim CEO.Workman has served as CFO since November 2009 and...

Police probe crashes linked to commerce sec.

June 11, 2012 1:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Police are investigating two traffic collisions allegedly caused by U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson in the Los Angeles area that left him injured and unconscious, authorities said Monday.One of the crashes was under investigation as a felony hit and run, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's...

Plastics company nears reopening of C. Ind. plant

June 11, 2012 12:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Officials expect a plastic packaging manufacturer to start production this summer at a former central Indiana auto-parts factory that closed six years ago.Renovation work is wrapping up at the former Oxford Automotive plant in Greencastle. Crews plan to move a railroad spur in the next month so...

UnitedHealth plans to keep overhaul elements

June 10, 2012 8:50 pm | by TOM MURPHY - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Insurer UnitedHealth Group Inc. sees some parts of the health care overhaul as sound medicine and plans to keep them regardless of whether the law survives an upcoming Supreme Court ruling.The nation's largest health insurer said Monday it will still cover preventive care like immunizations without...

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Boeing Receives Its 1st International Cybersecurity Contract

June 10, 2012 4:40 pm | by Boeing | News | Comments

The Boeing Company [ NYSE: BA ] has announced that Sojitz Corporation, a global trading company headquartered in Tokyo, has entered into an agreement with Boeing's Information Solutions division for advanced network assessment. The contract is Boeing's first international cybersecurity agreement and highlights the company's commitment to growing its cybersecurity business in Asia. The value of the contract is not being disclosed.

Experimental diabetes drugs offer patients hope

June 10, 2012 12:50 pm | by LINDA A. JOHNSON - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Some experimental diabetes treatments in late testing offer patients hope of better controlling their blood sugar and weight and preventing dangerously low blood sugar, all big challenges for millions of diabetics.Results from studies of several new diabetes medicines and insulin products, just...

Peru searchers find bodies in Andes chopper crash

June 10, 2012 11:50 am | by CESAR BARRET0 - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

Searchers have found the bodies of 13 of the 14 people who died in a helicopter crash high in the snowy Andes, Peruvian officials said Sunday.Police chief Raul Salazar told the Radioprogramas station that the bodies were being taken to Ocongate, the nearest town to the accident, and they have...

Apple Expected to Show Fresh Software, New Macs

June 10, 2012 6:50 am | by PETER SVENSSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple CEO Tim Cook is expected to show off new iPhone software, updated Mac computers and provide more details on future releases of Mac software when he kicks off the company's annual conference for software developers on Monday.The announcement of new software for the iPhone, iPad and iPod...

No Elegant Technical Fixes for Distracted Driving

June 10, 2012 6:50 am | by PETER SVENSSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

When does a smartphone make you dumb?When you're driving.Dialing or texting on a phone is a proven distraction when you're behind the wheel. And as "smart" as today's phones are, they can't compensate for human folly. Phone makers and software developers are making a valiant effort to create...

Ohio's job growth doesn't guarantee an Obama win

June 10, 2012 3:50 am | by CHARLES BABINGTON - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

The nation's unemployment rate of 8.2 percent may sink President Barack Obama's re-election bid, but one detail brightens his hopes. About 10 battleground states will decide the election, and seven of them have employment levels that beat the U.S. average.That doesn't guarantee a second term,...

Duke, Progress Energy clear merger hurdle

June 9, 2012 7:50 am | by MEG KINNARD - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

After more than year of wrangling over competition concerns, federal regulators have cleared Duke Energy's proposed takeover of Progress Energy, a deal that will create the nation's largest electric utility.The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's ruling, issued late Friday, does impose some...

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