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SEATTLE, June 18- Google Inc asked the U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court on Tuesday to allow it to publish aggregate numbers of national security requests it receives separately from criminal requests, on First Amendment grounds.
SEATTLE, June 18- Google Inc said on Tuesday it has asked the U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to allow the Internet company to publish aggregate numbers of national security requests, including disclosures under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, separately from criminal requests.
Obama told Charlie Rose, host of a PBS interview program, that Bernanke was like longtime FBI Director Robert Mueller, who agreed to stay two years longer in the job than he had planned and is to leave in the coming months. Ben Bernanke's a little bit like Bob Mueller, the head of the FBI- where he's already stayed a lot longer than he wanted or he was supposed to. "
*Boeing increased 737 production rates 60 percent. Ray Conner, CEO of Boeing's commercial airplane division, asked at the Paris Air Show on Monday. Relatively low production- Boeing and Airbus produce about 1,200 jets a year- often does not justify the big investments required.
NEW YORK-- Legions of apartment dwellers will soon be asked- and may eventually be ordered- to start collecting food scraps for composting, under Mayor Michael Bloomberg's latest bid to make the Big Apple greener.
Weyerhaeuser's stock climbed Monday as the lumber company named Doyle Simons as its new CEO and announced a deal to buy Longview Timber LLC. for $2.65 billion. THE SPARK: Weyerhaeuser announced the news on Sunday. Weyerhaeuser is purchasing Longview Timber from Brookfield Asset Management.
PULLMAN, Wash.-- There's a lot of buzz at Washington State University over work to develop the first sperm bank for honeybees. Washington's $1 billion apple crop, for instance, needs 250,000 colonies of bees each year to pollinate the orchards.
Brookfield Asset Management says it is selling its Longview Timber holdings to Weyerhaeuser for $2.65 billion.
WASHINGTON-- Park rangers, wildlife refuge workers and U.S. Park Police experienced more assaults and threats from visitors last year than in 2011, according to a group that represents federal resource workers.
NEW YORK-- Weyerhaeuser Co., one of the world's largest lumber companies, said Sunday that its board has named Doyle Simons as its new CEO, effective Aug.1. The company also said that it signed a deal to buy Longview Timber LLC. for $2.65 billion from Brookfield Asset Management.
NEW YORK-- Weyerhaeuser Co., one of the world's largest lumber companies, said Sunday that its board has named Doyle Simon as its new CEO, effective Aug.1. The company also said that it signed a deal to buy Longview Timber LLC. for $2.65 billion from Brookfield Asset Management.
Four key Amazon.com Inc executives- Doug Herrington, Peter Ham, Mick Mountz and Mark Mastandrea- are former Webvan officials who have spent years analyzing and fixing the problems that led to the start-up's demise.
While it does not have the power to block development, NEPA forces officials to consider the environment before approving federal projects, and the White House has proposed that climate change should rank high among those concerns.
Investigators are interviewing "approximately 200 area growers," said USDA. USDA said it gave skittish trading partners a test method on Thursday to identify the wheat, developed years ago by Monsanto Co, which is not approved for cultivation anywhere in the world.
NEW YORK, June 14- Investors in bonds designed to protect them from inflation have read the writing on the wall, and it doesn't spell inflation.
VANCOUVER, Wash.-- Nautilus Inc. said Thursday that Linda Pearce, the health equipment company's chief financial officer, has resigned. According to Nautilus, Pearce has taken a new job as chief financial officer for Tillamook County Creamery Association, a large dairy cooperative located in Tillamook, Ore..
*Retail sales, jobless claims lend support to markets. NEW YORK, June 13- U.S. stocks rallied on Thursday after three days of losses as stronger-than-expected economic data helped reassure investors concerned about the expected winding down of the Federal Reserve's economic stimulus.
SEATTLE, June 13- Microsoft Corp said it would open 500 special stores within existing Best Buy Co Inc stores in the United States selling exclusively Windows-based tablets and computers and other Microsoft products in an effort to revitalize sales of its flagship operating system.
NEW YORK, June 13- When the state of Mississippi begins offering subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama's reform law this year, residents will have only one choice- Magnolia Health Plan- a small insurer little known in most of the country.
SEATTLE, June 13- Microsoft Corp said on Thursday it would open 500 special stores within existing Best Buy Co Inc stores in the United States selling exclusively Windows-based tablets and computers and other Microsoft products, in an effort to revitalize sales of its flagship operating system.