People claim the air-bag rule in GM's compensation guidelines ignores victims who restarted cars in their struggle to regain control.
China's shifting of production abroad could be a profound driver of employment through much of the developing world.
The sale price represents a 51 percent premium on NPS Pharma's mid-December value.
At the end of 2013, U.S. Steel Corp. had about 26,000 employees in North America and about 12,500 in Europe.
Narendra Modi has appointed free-market advocate Arvind Panagariya to head the new think tank, but there is no clarity on its role.
The Markit/CIPS construction purchasing managers' index fell to 57.6 in December from 59.4 in November.
New export orders rose for a sixth straight month but at a slightly slower pace than in November.
Already about 450 factories have gone to the wall since last year's disaster, the BGMEA says.
The Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) fell to 52.5 from 53.3 in November, hitting a three-month low.
Indian manufacturing activity expanded at its fastest pace in two years in December as new orders flooded in.
The data put a final sluggish stamp on what has been a surprisingly grim fourth quarter for the world's second-largest economy.
General Motors has developed contingency plans in case recalls of potentially lethal Takata-made air bag inflators widens.
The gloomy report reinforces investors' fears that the world's second-largest economy is losing momentum.
There were 589 mining-related accidents in China last year and about 1,049 people have been killed or reported missing in these incidents.
An Oct. 30 complaint alleges that a crash of a 2007 Ford Mustang caused a metal fragment to injure the driver when the air bag deployed.
The odor from the leak reached 40 miles.