U.S. judge approves sale of GM assets

A U.S. federal judge in the GM bankruptcy case late Sunday approved the sale of the troubled automaker’s assets to a "new GM," court documents showed. Judge Robert Gerber, in giving his approval, said it “is the only available means to preserve the continuation of GM’s business.” Lawyers wrapped up their closing arguments in the bankruptcy case Thursday, giving Gerber the long holiday weekend to make his decision