Boeing 787's Reliability Still Falls Short

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Nearly 2½ years after Boeing's 787 Dreamliner carried its first passengers, the aircraft's reliability remains below the company's initial expectations and the record of its earlier 777 models.

Comings & Goings

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Herrick, Feinstein has hired white-collar litigator Victor J. Rocco as a partner in the firm's New York City office. Separately, Capitol Hill veteran Thomas C. Downs has joined Venable as a partner in the firm's legislative and government-affairs practice in Washington.

GM Faces Fresh Congressional Grilling

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GM chief Mary Barra returns to Capitol Hill this week for what may be her last and toughest hearings with U.S. lawmakers over the auto maker's botched response to a faulty ignition switch.

Investigators Probe Swiss Broker's Ways of Luring Libyan Business

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U.S. and U.K. investigators who are examining how Western investment firms won business in Gadhafi's Libya are looking at Tradition Financial Services and parties that it held for Libyan officials in Marrakesh.

Whiting Petroleum to Buy Kodiak

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Whiting Petroleum said it would buy Kodiak Oil & Gas for $3.8 billion in stock plus debt, creating a new top producer in the Bakken Shale and Three Forks formations.

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Leads Box Office

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Latest 'Planet of the Apes' movie opened with a strong $73 million.

GE Leads Caterpillar in Rail Race

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Caterpillar is far behind GE in the race to offer a railroad locomotive that complies with stricter emission standards that take effect next year.

Lindt in Talks to Buy Russell Stover

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Swiss candymaker Lindt is in talks to acquire Russell Stover, the U.S. boxed-chocolate seller, according to people familiar with the matter.

China Moves to Encourage Officials to Buy Energy-Efficient Cars

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China announced new subsidies and other inducements to get government officials and agencies to buy energy-efficient vehicles in a renewed boost for the sector.

HSN Chief Declines Job as J.C. Penney CEO

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Mindy Grossman, who runs HSN Inc., turned down a chance to become J.C. Penney's next chief executive, leaving the retailer to continue hunting for a successor to current chief Myron "Mike" Ullman.

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