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  • BUSINESS-NEWS-SCHEDULE AT 2100 GMT / 5:00 PM ET Sunday, 6 Jul 2014 | 4:58 PM ET

    AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France- Christine LaGarde, chief of the International Monetary Fund, indicates that the IMF may trim the Fund's growth forecasts, although she says that global economic activity should get stronger in the year's second half and accelerate in 2015..

  • SEATTLE/ NEW YORK, July 6- The U.S. air safety regulator is drafting rules to permit small drones to be used for commercial purposes, a step toward allowing remote-control planes and helicopters to be deployed for everything from TV news coverage to monitoring crops.

  • July 3- A Seattle business group has submitted signatures to try to force a public vote to repeal a municipal measure that would raise the city's minimum wage to $15 an hour, a leader of the organization said on Thursday.

  • *Southwest growth helps Nashville bounce back. As Nashville discovered, it can take years of adjustments to come to terms with an airline's decision to pull back.

  • NEW YORK, June 26- Investors can expect a surge in volume at the close of trading on Friday, when Russell Investments announces the annual rebalance of its series of indexes that will affect more than $5 trillion in assets.

  • The Amazon CEO behind conference room doors Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 11:03 AM ET
    Photos of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

    Those who have worked for Jeff Bezos say he can be an intimidating boss who expects results and has no patience for anyone who doesn't measure up.

  • WASHINGTON, June 24- U.S. investigators on Tuesday said Boeing Co should consider modifying flight controls on the 777 jetliner in response to an Asiana Airlines crash in San Francisco last July that killed three people and injured more than 180..

  • June 24- Delta Air Lines Inc's CEO is expected to support the U.S. Export-Import Bank's assistance for sales of Boeing Co's widebody jets, softening his stance at a time when critics are mounting pressure to wind down the agency, the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, has backed the proposed increase to $8.50 from the current $7.25 an hour, but the bill has met heavy resistance in the state senate, where Republicans have a power sharing agreement with a breakaway group of Democrats.

  • WASHINGTON, June 18- T-Mobile US Inc said on Wednesday it's offering at least a million cellphone users the chance to use an Apple Inc iPhone in a free one-week trial of the No. 4 U.S. wireless carrier's network with unlimited access.

  • SEATTLE, June 18- Amazon.com Inc's new cellphone seeks to offer shoppers instant gratification by recognizing thousands of products, television shows and songs and allowing users to immediately buy them- on the e-commerce giant's own site, of course.

  • SEATTLE, June 18- Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos unveiled a "Fire" smartphone on Wednesday equipped with a 3 D-capable screen and the ability to recognize objects, music and TV shows, hoping to stand out in a crowded field dominated by Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics.

  • SEATTLE, June 18- Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos unveiled a $200 smartphone called "Fire" on Wednesday, equipped with a 3 D-capable screen and an ability to recognize music and TV shows, hoping to stand out in a crowded field dominated by Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics.

  • Amazon's Fire smartphone comes with 3D display features Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 2:39 PM ET

    SEATTLE, June 18- Amazon.com Inc's "Fire" smartphone comes equipped with a 3 D-capable screen as widely expected, a feature intended to differentiate the latest entrant to the crowded mobile device market.

  • SEATTLE, June 18- Amazon.com Inc's newest mobile device, a smartphone that may sport a 3 D screen, is the retailer's latest attempt to exert its influence over the way consumers shop online. Analysts said Amazon has more opportunities outside the United States. "As the world shifts toward mobile, how do you make sure Amazon is front and center?"

  • June 17- AT&T Inc will exclusively carry Amazon.com Inc's long-rumored smartphone that is expected to be launched on Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the plans.

  • June 17- AT&T Inc will exclusively carry Amazon.com Inc's long-rumored smartphone that is expected to be launched on Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the plans.

  • NEW YORK/ TOULOUSE, June 12- Europe's Airbus mounted a transatlantic charm offensive on Thursday to boost sales of the world's biggest jetliner, the A380, and shine the spotlight on its brand-new A350- a day after its shares were hit by a record order cancellation.

  • June 12- Fernando Madeira comes to his new job as head of online business for Wal-Mart Stores Inc with a reputation as an e-commerce whiz, having engineered a surge in the retailer's online sales in Latin America. In the United States, Madeira will have to do more than mimic Amazon as Wal-Mart plays catch-up.

  • Where to experience World Cup fever in the US Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 10:05 AM ET
    Fans celebrating team USA win in a FIFA qualifying match in Miami.

    No need to travel to Brazil to get in on the 2014 FIFA World Cup action.