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South Korea: VW Rigged Emissions in 125,000 Diesel Vehicles

AUTO NEWS | By Youkyoung Lee | Nov 28
South Korea said Thursday it fined Volkswagen $12.3 million and ordered recalls of 125,522 diesel vehicles after the government found their emissions tests were rigged.

Nestle Confirms Labor Abuse Among Its Thai Seafood Suppliers

CORPORATE | By Martha Mendoza | Nov 28
Impoverished migrant workers in Thailand are sold or lured by false promises and forced to catch and process fish that ends up in global food giant Nestle SA's supply chains.

Michigan, Fiat Chrysler Reach Deal on Tax Credits

AUTO NEWS | By David Eggert | Nov 27
Fiat Chrysler will have to spend an additional $1 billion on Michigan facilities over 15 years to qualify for $1.9 billion in business tax credits under an agreement approved Tuesday by the state's economic development board.

General Mills Sets Goal to Buy All Cage-Free Eggs by 2025

General Mills has set a deadline for its conversion to all cage-free eggs by 2025.

Emails Reveal Coke's Role in Anti-Obesity Group

CORPORATE | By Candice Choi | Nov 27
It's just the latest example of Coke working with outside experts to promote messages that benefit the company.

Mall Stores Must Open on Thanksgiving but Expect to Be Busy

CORPORATE | By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Nov 26
Some big retailers face scrutiny for opening on Thanksgiving, but many small stores have no choice.

Older Workers Seeking Options for Reducing Hours on the Job

CORPORATE | By Adam Allington | Nov 26
Some workers just want a gradual transition, whether for financial reasons or just to keep working jobs where they can still contribute and help train the next generation.

Nevada Issues Health Guidelines for Cryotherapy

SCIENCE | By Sally Ho | Nov 26
Nevada has created health guidelines for cryotherapy after a Las Vegas spa worker was found dead in a tank that subjects users to subzero temperatures.

Afghans Seeking Asylum Buy Fake Taliban Threat Letters

FINANCE | By Humayoon Babur and Lynne O'Donnell | Nov 25
Threatening letters from the Taliban, once tantamount to a death sentence, are now being forged and sold to Afghans who want to start a new life in Europe.

Hollywood Studio Pays Off 'Barefoot Bandit's' Restitution

A Hollywood studio has paid more than $1 million to settle the "Barefoot Bandit's" court-ordered restitution in exchange for the rights to his story.

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