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  • Merck grants free license for pediatric HIV drug Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 3:02 AM ET

    TRENTON, N.J.— Drugmaker Merck& Co. has granted a free license allowing one of its HIV medicines to be made and sold inexpensively for use in young children in poor countries hard hit by the AIDS virus. The group, backed by the United Nations, works with brand-name drugmakers to find ways to make their HIV medicines still covered by patents available in developing...

  • Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region last year underscored the need for Brussels to do more to safeguard the EU's energy supply. Europe relies on Russia for about a third of its gas, almost half of which is piped via Ukraine. While EU deliveries were not disrupted after Russia cut off Ukraine's supply, ongoing tensions with Moscow, including its plans...

  • Transportation Commission approves 8 Wyoming contracts Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 12:08 PM ET

    CHEYENNE, Wyo.— The Wyoming Transportation Commission has awarded contracts totaling $29.5 million for eight projects around the state, including two highway projects to be funded through a 10- cent increase in the state fuel tax. Riverside Contracting of Missoula, Montana, submitted the low bid of $16.3 million for the I-25 project. Pavement improvement is...

  • *UAE signs $1 bln satellite contract with Airbus, Thales. *UAE spends 9.5 bln dirhams on defense contracts at IDEX. ABU DHABI, Feb 23- The United Arab Emirates is still in talks with both BAE Systems and Dassault Aviation over the possible multi-billion-dollar purchase of fighter jets, a spokesman for a major UAE defense organization said on Monday.

  • TORONTO, Feb 21- Canadian National Railway Co on Saturday again urged Unifor, the union representing 4,800 of its mechanical, clerical and intermodal staff, to agree to binding arbitration and renewed its threat to lock out those workers on Monday. Canada's No. 1 railway had called for binding arbitration on Friday when it first announced it was preparing to lock...

  • TORONTO, Feb 21- Canadian National Railway Co on Saturday again urged Unifor, the union representing 4,800 of its mechanical, clerical and intermodal staff, to agree to binding arbitration and renewed its threat to lock out those workers on Monday. Canada's No. 1 railway had called for binding arbitration on Friday when it first announced it was preparing to lock...

  • New Sri Lanka gov't ends US lobbying contracts Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 7:12 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— In a sign of improving relations with the U.S., Sri Lanka has terminated lobbying contracts worth tens of thousands of dollars a month that the previous government had signed to help it win friends in Washington amid war crimes allegations, the nation's ambassador says. But political change inside Sri Lanka itself has done the trick.

  • Feb 20- Two former Barclays stockbrokers can keep nearly $4 million in signing bonuses, an arbitration panel has ruled, handing down a rare rebuke of a controversial recruiting practice common among brokerage firms. Barclays had tried to claw back the bonuses from brokers Ileana Platt and Rafael Urquidi after the pair filed a claim with Financial Industry...

  • The Trumps say Trump Entertainment Resorts, with which Donald Trump is no longer affiliated, allowed its two Atlantic City casinos to fall into disrepair. "Unfortunately, Trump Entertainment Resorts has allowed the Taj to fall into an utter state of disrepair in violation of their licensing agreement," Trump attorney Alan Garten said. Donald Trump does not run...

  • LONDON, Feb 20- Britain agreed an 859 million pound contract with BAE Systems on Friday, giving the green light to the British defence company to continue with the next phase of design for a new fleet of warships. BAE Systems has been working on plans to provide Britain with 13 new Type 26 complex warships since 2010. The new contract paves the way for it continue to...

  • Union suspends contract talks with Air Canada Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 12:23 AM ET

    TORONTO— The union representing about 4,100 Air Canada employees said it has suspended contract talks with the airline over shift trading issues. Unifor said Wednesday that negotiators suspended talks on a new contract for customer sales and service agents after Air Canada released planned changes to shift trading rules. A spokesman for Air Canada said in...

  • Shake Shack burger chain plans to grow in Japan Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 12:21 PM ET

    NEW YORK— The Shake Shack burger chain, fresh off its IPO, said Tuesday that it plans to open restaurants in Japan as it expands overseas. New York- based Shake Shack raised $105 million in an initial public offering last month to help fund its growth. Shake Shack said it signed a licensing agreement with Japanese company Sazaby League Ltd., which has opened...

  • Feb 13- The United Steelworkers union and refinery owners were set to resume contract negotiations next week as the largest U.S. refinery strike since 1980 reached its 13th day on Friday. "We're still fulfilling the information request from the USW and looking forward to resuming negotiations next week," said Ray Fisher, spokesman for Shell Oil Co, the U.S. arm of...

  • HOUSTON, Feb 10- The United Steelworkers union said little progress was made in talks with oil companies on Tuesday for a new U.S. refinery workers contract as a strike at 11 plants completed its 10th day, according to a text message issued by the union. The USW said lead oil company negotiator Royal Dutch Shell Plc failed to bring experts and information as...

  • *Iran circulates draft contracts to foreign firms- sources. ANKARA/ LONDON, Feb 2- Iran is sweetening the terms it offers on oil development contracts to draw the interest of foreign investors deterred by sanctions and low crude prices, as its pragmatic president seeks to deliver on his promise of economic recovery. Such deals would involve helping Iran revive...

  • Feb 2- Chinese video-on-demand provider You On Demand Holdings Inc said it would show Twentieth Century Fox movies in China after the two companies signed a licensing agreement. You on Demand's shares soared 44 percent at $2.95 in morning trading. Some of the movies that will be available to You On Demand's subscribers include A-Team starring Bradley Cooper...

  • Feb 2- Exxon Mobil Corp said on Monday its quarterly profit fell 21 percent as weak oil prices took a toll, but results topped Wall Street expectations due to tax benefits and a favorable arbitration ruling. Profit in the fourth quarter fell to $6.57 billion, or $1.56 per share, from $8.35 billion, or $1.91 per share in the same quarter a year earlier.

  • *HSBC/ Markit final PMI level 49.7 vs Dec 49.6. SHANGHAI, Feb 2- Activity in China's factory sector shrank for the second straight month in January, a private business survey showed on Monday, as the new year got off to a rocky start for the world's second-largest economy. "Demand in the manufacturing sector remains weak and more aggressive monetary and fiscal easing...

  • SHANGHAI, Feb 2- Activity in China's factory sector shrank for a second month in January, a private business survey showed on Monday, as the new year got off to a rocky start for the world's second largest economy. A similar survey released by the government on Sunday showed China's factory sector unexpectedly shrank for the first time in nearly 2-1/ 2 years in...

  • BANGKOK, Jan 29- Thai factory output fell less than expected in December as exports rose, but it still dropped for a 21st straight month, a further sign that the economy remains wobbly. The Industry Ministry said output in December fell 0.35 percent from a year earlier, the smallest drop since the string of production shrinkages began in April 2013.