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WASHINGTON, May 27- Orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods unexpectedly rose in April and consumer confidence perked up in May, supporting views of a rebound in economic growth this quarter. "It appears that the economy continues to bounce back from the harsh winter," said John Ryding, chief economist at RDQ Economics in New York.
*Malaysia government, Inmarsat release satellite data. KUALA LUMPUR, May 27- Malaysia's government and British satellite firm Inmarsat on Tuesday released the data used to determine the path of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, responding to mounting calls from passengers' relatives for greater transparency.
KUALA LUMPUR, May 27- Malaysia's Department of Civil Aviation and British satellite firm Inmarsat on Tuesday released the data used to determine the path of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, following mounting calls from passengers' relatives for greater transparency.
OTTAWA, May 26- Canada is probing two fatal crashes in General Motors Co vehicles which were subject to a recall to fix faulty switches and has received nine further complaints from drivers, the country's top transportation official told Reuters on Monday.
*Huge task for Poroshenko to square pro-West move with Moscow.
GM plans to test an updated seat belt technology, which prevents the car from starting unless front-seat occupants are buckled up.
With so many jets not being flown, businesses are finding it more difficult to justify new purchases, said Rolland Vincent, president of Rolland Vincent Associates, a jet consulting firm that works with Utica, New York- based JetNet.
NHTSA said GM can determine additional switch-related deaths from lawsuits, incident claims and other sources.
*First 1 million barrel cargo being loaded at Ceyhan, Turkey. ANKARA/ ISTANBUL, May 22- Iraqi Kurdistan started loading oil from its new pipeline for shipment from a Turkish port on Thursday, defying the Baghdad government, which claims sole authority over Iraqi crude and declares any independently sold oil as' smuggled'.
SEATTLE, May 22- The U.S. agency that investigates air crashes on Thursday called for lithium-ion batteries on Boeing's 787 Dreamliners to undergo more testing to ensure they are safe.
The National Transportation Safety Board urged the Federal Aviation Administration to develop better tests for the uncontrolled overheating that led to a battery fire on a Dreamliner in 2013, require Boeing to conduct the tests, and check whether 787 s, and possibly other planes, need more testing to ensure their lithium batteries are safe.
LONDON, May 22- Italy's largest infrastructure fund F2i plans to sell up to 49 percent of F2i Aeroporti, which holds stakes in some of the country's main airports, in a deal that sources said could raise up to 500 million euros.
*Etihad got interest-free $3 bln loan from Abu Dhabi- newspaper. SYDNEY/ DUBAI, May 22- Etihad Airways had access to an interest-free $3 billion loan from Abu Dhabi's ruling family, the Australian Financial Review newspaper said on Thursday, prompting criticism from rivals that have long complained of state support for the carrier.
Congress is on the cusp of passing its first infrastructure bill of the year.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne has a request for potential buyers of the automaker's Fiat 500 e electric car: Don't buy it.
May 21- Airlines should disclose fees for checked baggage, carry-on items and other à la carte services to make it easier for travelers to discern the true cost of a ticket, the U.S. Department of Transportation said on Wednesday.
May 21- U.S. airlines should disclose fees for checked baggage and other basic services to make it easier for travelers to discern the true cost of a ticket, the U.S. Transportation Department said on Wednesday. The agency proposed rules requiring U.S. carriers to specify the costs for those extra charges at all points of sale, including online purchases.
*Demand on Europe/ Asia route surprising- CEO. COPENHAGEN, May 21- Profit at A.P. Moller-Maersk's container shipping business, a bellwether for global trade, more than doubled in the first quarter as demand on the world's busiest route between Asia and Europe picked up and it cut costs.
*A.P. Moller-Maersk raises 2014 outlook after Q1. COPENHAGEN, May 21- Danish shipping and oil group A.P. Moller-Maersk reported first-quarter net profit above forecasts due to a doubling of profit at container shipping business Maersk Line and raised its outlook for the underlying result in 2014..
COPENHAGEN, May 21- Danish shipping and oil group A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Wednesday it expected the so-called P3 container shipping alliance to start operations in autumn and not in the second quarter as previously expected.
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