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AP Top Business News At 3:08 a.m. EDT
AP Top Business News At 3:08 a.m. EDT

  • Gov’t hopes new drilling moratorium can survive
    By FREDERIC J. FROMMER 2010-07-13T07:08:50ZWASHINGTON (AP) — Rebuffed twice by the courts, the Obama administration is taking another crack at a moratorium on deep-water drilling, stressing new evidence of safety concerns and no longer basing the moratorium on water depth. But those who challenge the latest ban question whether it complies with a judge’s ruling tossing out the first one….
  • Denver air crash probe focuses on crosswinds
    By JOAN LOWY 2010-07-13T07:07:26ZWASHINGTON (AP) — Strong crosswinds are the focus of an investigation into why an airliner with 110 passengers ran off a runway in Denver, but the actions of air traffic controllers and the flight’s captain have also been questioned, National Transportation Safety Board documents show….
  • BP affixes new cap on Gulf oil well; tests ahead
    By TOM BREEN and HARRY R. WEBER 2010-07-13T05:58:51ZNEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP robots attached a new, tighter-fitting cap on top of the gushing Gulf of Mexico oil leak Monday, raising hopes that the crude could be kept from polluting the water for the first time in nearly three months….
  • Nissan takes lead with Thai-made March in Japan
    By YURI KAGEYAMA 2010-07-13T05:21:15ZYOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Nissan took the wraps off its new March subcompact Tuesday, which is being manufactured in Thailand for sale in Japan, underlining a trend for Japanese automakers to shift more production abroad….
  • Toyota to study quality panel’s recommendations
    By YURI KAGEYAMA 2010-07-13T05:19:45ZTOKYO (AP) — Toyota will start studying an assessment of the company’s quality control conducted by four outside experts to help beef up quality controls at the recall-battered automaker under a program that began in March to review defect measures

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