Indonesia Plays Legal Hardball

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Indonesian prosecutors are increasingly bringing criminal charges against employees of large companies for allegedly causing losses to the state, a development that is chilling the business community there.

Trinity to Stop Shipments of Guardrail Systems

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Trinity Industries said its Trinity Highway Products unit will stop shipments of its ET-Plus guardrail systems until more crash testing is completed.

Apple iTunes Sees Drop in Music Sales

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Digital music sales at Apple iTunes store have fallen 13% to 14% world-wide since the start of the year, according to people familiar with the matter, underscoring the fragility of the music industry’s nascent recovery.

H-P Shops China Networking Unit

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H-P is seeking a buyer for its corporate-networking business in China, in a deal that could return the operation to local control, according to people familiar with the situation.

The New Rules of Estate Planning

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A higher exemption for the federal estate tax is shifting the focus to minimizing capital-gains taxes and state levies. Here are the latest strategies.

Ruble Faces New Wave of Pressure

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A new wave of pressure is hitting Russia’s ruble as the market is becoming convinced that the central bank won’t be able to halt its slide.

AT&T Risks Losing Prized Wireless Customers

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AT&T is enjoying its lowest-ever “churn” rate, but is also facing an uncomfortable situation: up to 10 million of its most lucrative wireless customers may be free to walk out the door.

U.S. to Name New Auto-Safety Chief

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The Obama administration is close to naming a permanent top auto-safety regulator amid criticism of the agency’s handling of large air-bag recall, which an administration official on Friday called “suboptimal.”

Ford Shifts New Canada Engine Plans to Mexico

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Ford Motor won’t invest in putting new, smaller engines in plants in Windsor, Ontario, and instead will put the investment in Mexico, according to the union that represents auto workers in Canada.

USPS Wins Approval to Continue Grocery-Delivery Test

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The U.S. Postal Service this week won approval for a two-year grocery delivery test, giving letter carriers permission to continue to deliver totes containing food in the San Francisco area.

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