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  • HAMBURG, April 10- Ever fancied seeing your name in lights as you boarded a plane? Exhibitors at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg demonstrated these ideas and more as they sought to win airline customers with new seats, lighting and entertainment systems.

  • WASHINGTON, April 9- Sikorsky Aircraft said on Wednesday the U.S. Navy's plan to skip orders for 29 MH-60 helicopters in the final year of a five-year contract could undermine the industry's willingness to sign such cost-saving agreements in the future.

  • STOCKHOLM, April 9- Sweden's Volvo, the world's second biggest truck maker, has put a partnership with Russian battle-tank maker Uralvagonzavod on hold due to increasing tensions between Ukraine and Russia, the truck maker said on Wednesday.

  • WASHINGTON/ PARIS, April 4- Boeing Co, the world's biggest airplane maker, and engine maker General Electric Co said on Friday they had received licenses from the U.S. Treasury Department to export certain spare parts for commercial aircraft to Iran under a temporary sanctions relief deal that began in January.

  • *Mylan up on report of Meda AB buy. *Boeing considers Mercury Systems acquisition. Biogen Idec Inc fell 4.3 percent to $288.98.

  • *Mylan up on report of Meda AB buy. *Boeing considers Mercury Systems acquisition. "Overall, people are taking this as a sign there isn't some sort of underlying weakness in the economy," said Kate Warne, investment strategist at Edward Jones in St. Louis.

  • US STOCKS-Futures rise ahead of payrolls report Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 7:29 AM ET

    *Mylan up on report of Meda AB buy. *Boeing considers Mercury Systems acquisition. NEW YORK, April 4- U.S. stock index futures advanced modestly on Friday, putting the S&P 500 on track to hold near its record high, ahead of the monthly payrolls report.

  • HONG KONG, April 4- Aircraft leasing company GE Capital Aviation Services plans to raise about $700 million in an initial public offering in Hong Kong, IFR reported on Friday, citing sources familiar with the plans. GECAS has already filed a listing application with the Hong Kong stock exchange, IFR said. Citigroup was hired to manage the GECAS IPO.

  • WASHINGTON, April 3- A group of 10 U.S. lawmakers on Thursday urged Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall to revamp the U.S. Army's $5 billion competition for a new armored vehicle to allow both tracked and wheeled vehicles to compete.

  • NEW YORK, April 3- Boeing Inc is considering buying Mercury Systems Inc, a supplier of digital signal and image processing systems to the aerospace and defense industry, according to two people familiar with the matter.

  • Wis. governor signs aviation tax break bill Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 3:24 PM ET

    Scott Walker has signed a bill into law at Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. in Appleton that would benefit aviation companies across the state. The bill Walker signed Thursday will exempt aviation companies like Gulfstream and Cessna in Milwaukee from having to pay sales taxes on aircraft maintenance parts and labor.

  • Boeing says it delivered 161 aircraft in 1Q Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Boeing delivered 161 commercial airplanes in the first quarter, nearly an 18 percent increase from last year, as it ramps up production to meet demand. Boeing and its competitor airbus are building more planes than ever as carriers try to drive down fuel costs through newer, more efficient planes.

  • SYDNEY/ HONG KONG, March 31- Earlier this month, the chief executive of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, Charles Li, was eager to talk about anything but the years-long warehousing crisis at the London Metal Exchange.

  • WASHINGTON, March 28- Lockheed Martin Corp has won a U.S. Army contract worth $611 million to build 92 missiles and 50 launcher modification kits, the company's first production contract for a new enhanced missile designed to upgrade the Patriot missile defense system.

  • March 28- American Eagle Airlines will shrink its fleet and will lose the opportunity to fly larger regional jets that its parent American Airlines Group has ordered after its pilots rejected a concessionary labor contract, the subsidiary said on Friday.

  • Police bust LAX baggage-theft ring Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 10:37 AM ET

    Police arrest six people to bust an LAX theft ring that stole an uncounted amount of valuables. The LAT reports.

  • Facebook keeping up with the Google's: Faber     Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 9:16 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss Mark Zuckerberg's plans to build drones, satellites, and infrared lasers capable of beaming internet connections to everyone around the world.

  • DOHA, March 27- Qatar announced contracts worth about $23 billion on Thursday to buy attack helicopters, guided missiles, tankers and other weapons from Boeing Co, Airbus and other arms makers as the Gulf state accelerates its military build-up. The weapons purchases include large deals with Lockheed Martin, Raytheon and others.

  • *Boeing gets contract for 24 Apache attack helicopters. DOHA, March 27- Qatar announced contracts worth about $23 billion on Thursday to buy attack helicopters, guided missiles, tankers and other weapons from Boeing Co, Airbus and other arms makers as the Gulf state accelerates its military build-up.

  • Obama urged to cut ties with Russian arms exporter Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 12:20 PM ET
    President Barack Obama

    A group of U.S. senators called on President Barack Obama on Thursday to impose sanctions on Russia's defense sector.

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  • The business world has seen numerous individuals put their marriages, careers and good standing at risk for an extramarital dalliance. CNBC.com presents a list of people who went outside of their marriages for intimate relationships.

  • A top U.S. general in Afghanistan is now under investigation, with CNBC's Eamon Javers. Jeremy Kroll, K2 Intelligence, and Julian Sanchez, Cato Institute, also discuss cyber security.

  • CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at the rise of women in companies that used to be dominated by men.

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