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  • Jan 26- United Technologies Corp on Monday cut its full-year outlook because of the negative impact of a stronger dollar even as the U.S. conglomerate reported higher quarterly earnings on a rise in profit at its aerospace businesses. United Technologies said fourth-quarter net income rose 0.7 percent to $1.47 billion from the same period a year ago.

  • Most major U.S. carriers said they would allow passengers ticketed to, from or through the Northeast on Monday or Tuesday to change their plans without getting hit by a reservation-change fee, typically $200. Home Depot said it's seeing high demand for shovels, salt, snow throwers and other suppliers throughout the mid-Atlantic up through New England.

  • In September, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration awarded contracts worth up to a combined $6.8 billion to Boeing and privately owned Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, to fly crew to the station, a $100 billion research laboratory about 260 miles above Earth. NASA expects to pay an average of $58 million a seat when its astronauts begin...

  • Midday Glance: Construction companies Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 1:53 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Fluor rose$. 64 or 1.2 percent, to $54.95. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 24 or. 9 percent, to $27.59.

  • CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida— NASA expects to save millions of dollars sending astronauts to the International Space Station, once its commercial crew program starts flying in a couple of years. SpaceX and Boeing said Monday that they are on track to carry out their first manned test flights to the space station in 2017. NASA chose the two private companies last...

  • Jan 26- American Airlines Group has canceled all late afternoon and evening flights scheduled for Monday from the New York area, Philadelphia and Boston as a major winter storm bears down on the northeast, spokeswoman Andrea Huguely said. The cancellations affect flights of American Airlines, US Airways and all regional partners, Huguely said in an email.

  • Early Glance: Construction companies Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 12:16 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Fluor rose$. 09 or. 2 percent, to $54.40. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 06 or. 2 percent, to $27.41.

  • Early Glance: Airlines companies Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 12:16 PM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 09 or. 2 percent, to $50.47. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 10 or. 6 percent, to $16.45. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $45.82.

  • Turkish Airlines and Airbus declined to comment. A senior executive at the airline said last week it was considering expanding its fleet and was studying a list of Airbus and Boeing models including the A380. Fast-growing Turkish Airlines has long been on Airbus's target list as a potential customer for the aircraft.

  • Airport spokesman Perry Cooper says a JetBlue flight from Long Beach, California, and a regional SkyWest jet from Phoenix were the planes involved. Additionally, a Delta Air Lines spokesman says a flight from Los Angeles to Orlando was diverted to Dallas Sunday afternoon due to "a security concern. Laura Eimiller, a spokeswoman for the FBI in Los Angeles, said...

  • Jan 26- D.R. Horton Inc, the largest U.S. homebuilder by number of homes sold, reported a higher-than-expected 37 percent jump in quarterly revenue as it delivered more homes. D.R. Horton said homes sold rose 29 percent to 7,973 in the first quarter ended Dec. 31. D.R. Horton was well-positioned to capture demand in the all-important spring selling season, Chairman...

  • D.R. Horton revenue jumps on higher home sales Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 7:19 AM ET

    Jan 26- D.R. Horton Inc, the largest U.S. homebuilder by number of homes sold, reported a 37 percent rise in quarterly revenue as it delivered more homes. The company's net income rose to $142.5 million, or 39 cents per share, in the first quarter ended Dec. 31, from $123.2 million, or 36 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue rose to $2.24 billion from $1.63 billion.

  • Most were to or from a band running from Washington through New York to Boston. Most major U.S. carriers said they would allow passengers ticketed to, from or through the Northeast on Monday or Tuesday to change their plans without getting hit by a reservation-changing fee, typically $200. When weather causes delays, airlines have no legal obligation to find a...

  • Losses at state-owned Thai Airways swelled in the past two years as increased competition and years of mediocre management took their toll. The government was discussing steps to save Thai Airways from bankruptcy and has given an initial green light to a rehabilitation plan proposed by the carrier, Prayuth said after a meeting with the government's...

  • HONG KONG— Hackers defaced the website of Malaysia Airlines on Monday and threatened to dump stolen information online after posting a glimpse of customer data obtained in the attack. The airline's site was down for at least seven hours, replaced by a message from the Lizard Squad hacker group, before the company brought it back online by mid-afternoon in...

  • DUBLIN— Aer Lingus announced Monday that British Airways parent IAG has made an improved takeover offer of 2.55 euros per share, and the board of the Irish airline says it is considering the proposal. Instead, Aer Lingus said acceptance of IAG's all-cash offer would require "irrevocable commitments" from the two biggest shareholders: rival budget carrier...

  • KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 26- A group calling itself "Official Cyber Caliphate" said it hacked on Monday the official website of national carrier Malaysia Airlines, but the airline said its data servers remained intact and passenger bookings were not affected. "Malaysia Airlines assures customers and clients that its website was not hacked and this temporary glitch...

  • AirAsia scraps fuel surcharges as oil price plummets Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 12:22 AM ET

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia— Southeast Asia's biggest budget carrier AirAsia on Monday scrapped fuel surcharges on tickets following the decline in global oil prices. AirAsia said the move also applies to flights under its long-haul arm AirAsia X. AirAsia has dominated cheap travel in Southeast Asia for years but faces rising competition from the proliferation...

  • KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 26- The official website of national carrier Malaysia Airlines was hacked on Monday by a group calling itself the "Official Cyber Caliphate." The website, www.malaysiaairlines.com, currently shows a photograph of a lizard in a top hat and tuxedo, surrounded by the messages' 404- Plane Not Found' and' Hacked by Lizard Squad- Official Cyber Caliphate'.

  • HONG KONG— Malaysia Airlines officials were struggling Monday to restore the embattled carrier's website after it was hacked by a group proclaiming support for Islamic State group. The Lizard Squad group last year claimed it was behind attacks on Sony's online PlayStation network and Microsoft's Xbox site. In August, it also tweeted to American Airlines...