February 20, 2013 Headlines: Oracle reshores manufacturing jobs to Oregon, China denies cyber attacks, and more...

Posted by LDonia on 02/20/2013

Reuters: Despite manufacturing's weak start this year, the sector still shows signs of recovery.

Forbes: Oracle moves server manufacturing from Mexico to Oregon.

Fox News: White House considering fines & trade penalties against China because of cyber espionage.

New York Times: China denies cyber attacks, says U.S. security report was flawed.

Financial Times: Foxconn freezes hiring in Chinese factories as demand for Apple's newest iPhone slows.

New York Times: Chinese official says the groundwater of 90% of Chinese cities is polluted.

The Hill: Unions hoping trade talks with E.U. can lead to stronger labor laws in the U.S.

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