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  • WASHINGTON— The White House on Monday urged technology CEOs to pitch in on President Donald Trump's effort to modernize government. Apple CEO Tim Cook and Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google parent company Alphabet, were among those attending an afternoon of working groups on issues like technology infrastructure, cybersecurity and visas for...

  • He called the blockade illegal and said customers are returning to Qatar Airways and again using Qatar as an aviation hub after an initial hit to business. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain cut ties with Qatar this month and blocked air, sea and land traffic with Qatar over its support for Islamist groups and ties with Iran. In an Associated Press...

  • LE BOURGET, France— While Airbus and Boeing will again hog the spotlight at the Paris Air Show with their battle for ever-larger slices of the lucrative pie in the sky, a lot of the really interesting stuff will be going on elsewhere at the upcoming biennial aviation and defense industry gathering. Lockheed Martin's F-35 jet will crane necks with high-speed...

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump's decision to reverse some Obama-era Cuba policies landed with a thud among many congressional Republicans who say the new approach surrenders a potentially lucrative market for American goods and services to competitors. Jeff Flake, R- Ariz., a frequent critic of Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign, said in a...

  • June 16- A CenturyLink Inc employee claimed she lost her job for blowing the whistle on the telecom company's sales culture, according to a Bloomberg report on Friday. The employee claimed she lost her job after notifying Chief Executive Officer Glen Post about the company's sales practices, that charged customers for accounts they had not requested.

  • June 16- A CenturyLink Inc employee claimed she lost her job for blowing the whistle on the telecom company's sales culture, according to a Bloomberg report on Friday. The employee claimed she lost her job after notifying Chief Executive Officer Glen Post about the company's sales practices, that charged customers for accounts they had not requested.

  • June 16- A CenturyLink Inc employee claimed she lost her job for blowing the whistle on the telecom company's sales culture, according to a Bloomberg report on Friday. The employee claimed she lost her job after notifying Chief Executive Officer Glen Post about the company's sales practices, that charged customers for accounts they had not requested.

  • Senator Jeff Flake, one of the Republican Party's most vocal advocates for easing restrictions on U.S. dealings with Cuba, on Friday called on congressional leaders to allow a vote on legislation lifting restrictions on American travel there. "It is time Senate leadership finally allowed a vote on my bipartisan bill to fully lift these archaic restrictions...

  • WASHINGTON, June 15- American Airlines and the U.S. Transportation Security Administration said on Thursday they were testing a new high-definition airport screening device that could allow passengers to keep liquids and laptops in carry-on luggage during screening and potentially avoid new restrictions on in-cabin electronics.

  • NEW YORK, June 15- When Alexander Koury took his cats to get groomed a few weeks ago, he got a bit of a shock at the checkout counter. The Phoenix financial planner brought his 5- year-old orange tabbies Frankie and Scotch in for bathing, clipping and shaving, which cost $150. Recent data from Square, a popular mobile payments app led by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey,...

  • NEW YORK, June 15- When Alexander Koury took his cats to get groomed a few weeks ago, he got a bit of a shock at the checkout counter. The Phoenix financial planner brought his 5- year-old orange tabbies Frankie and Scotch in for bathing, clipping and shaving, which cost $150. Recent data from Square, a popular mobile payments app led by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey,...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 14- A UPS driver opened fire with a handgun inside a United Parcel Service Inc delivery center in San Francisco on Wednesday, killing three co-workers before fatally shooting himself as police closed in, authorities and company officials said. Five other people suffered less serious injuries in a frantic exit from the building, San...

  • TORONTO, June 14- Freeport-McMoRan Inc, the world's biggest publicly traded copper miner, and China Molybdenum Co Ltd have agreed to terminate discussions on CMOC's acquisition of Freeport's cobalt assets, Freeport said on Wednesday. China Moly had an exclusive right to negotiate for the assets, which includes the Kokkola Cobalt Refinery in Finland and the...

  • MONTREAL, June 14- Bombardier Inc is unlikely to announce new CSeries orders at the Paris Air Show next week, as it grapples with broader market weakness, though demand for smaller regional aircraft is growing, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters. But even as some market observers look to showcase events like Paris, which are used to launch products and...

  • June 13- General Motors Co said on Tuesday it has completed production of 130 self-driving Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles at its Orion assembly plant in Michigan. The carmaker expects to deploy the vehicles within the month in San Francisco and Scottsdale, Arizona, with its ride-sharing affiliate Lyft Inc, after a final test in Michigan, according to a...

  • June 9- The stealthy F-35 fighter jets made by Lockheed Martin Corp were temporarily grounded at a U.S. Air Force base in Arizona on Friday because of irregularities in pilots' oxygen supplies, an Air Force spokesman said. At Luke Air Force Base northwest of Phoenix, Arizona, the 56th Fighter Wing canceled local flying operations for its F-35A Lightning II...

  • TORONTO, June 9- Activist investor Carl Icahn reduced his stake in Freeport-McMoRan Inc, the world's biggest publicly traded copper miner, to 6.33 percent as of June 6, from 7.2 percent in late November, according to a regulatory filing on Friday. Icahn held 91.6 million Freeport shares as of June 6, a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission showed.

  • June 9- The stealthy F-35 fighter jets made by Lockheed Martin Corp have been temporarily grounded at one U.S. Air Force base because pilots were experiencing "psychological incidents," an Air Force spokesperson said on Friday. The Air Force said the incidents first began on 2 May and during each "the aircraft's backup oxygen system operated as designed" and the...

  • June 9- The U.S. Air Force said on Friday it has temporarily canceled flying operations of Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 jets at Luke Air Force base in Arizona. The move comes after a series of five incidents in which pilots experienced hypoxia-like symptoms, a U.S. Air Force spokesman said. Since May 2, pilots of five F-35A Lightning II aircraft assigned to the air...

  • TORONTO, June 9- Freeport-McMoRan Inc, the world's largest publicly traded copper miner, is "on a path" to get a new mining deal with Indonesia this year for its giant Grasberg mine, Chief Financial Officer Kathleen Quirk said on Thursday. The Arizona- based company resumed copper concentrate exports from Grasberg, the world's second-biggest copper mine, in April...