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  • 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.

  • WASHINGTON, March 24- South Korea on Monday became the 10th country to choose Lockheed Martin Corp.' s F-35 fighter jet to replace aging warplanes, a boost for the Pentagon's biggest weapons program at a time when Italy, Canada and other countries are rethinking their procurement plans.

  • WASHINGTON, March 21- The U.S. Air Force on Friday estimated that Boeing Co's development of a new refueling plane will cost nearly $1.1 billion more than initially planned, but the terms of the government's contract mean Boeing must cover the added costs.

  • March 21- The Philippines will award aircraft contracts to South Korean and Canadian companies worth $525.62 million, a senior defence official said on Friday, boosting its capability as tension simmers in the South China Sea.

  • 'Technical issue' behind MH370 diversion?     Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    Martin Adler, flight safety specialist at British Airline Pilots Association, says investigators must consider whether a "technical" issue was behind the diversion of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370.

  • *Pan-European index recovers after Philadelphia data. LONDON, March 20- European shares recouped early losses to finish steady on Thursday after data showing robust factory activity in the U.S. mid-Atlantic region raised expectations that U.S. economic recovery remained on track.

  • European shares trim losses on Philly Fed data Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 12:27 PM ET

    *Pan-European index trims losses after Philadelphia data. It later trimmed losses to trade 0.3 percent lower at 1,301.34 points by 1559 GMT, after the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank said its business activity index rose to 9.0 in March from -6.3 in February.

  • March 20- Premier Farnell Plc, a distributor of electronic devices and components, reported an 8.4 percent rise in full-year pretax profit, helped by higher-than-expected sales in China, India and eastern Europe in the second half of the year. "The real stars for us were India and China...

  • March 19- China is in talks to buy at least 150 Airbus passenger jets potentially worth $20 billion when Xi Jinping pays his first visit to Europe as president at the end of this month, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

  • *JetBlue to ink pact to continue the service after the sale. *JetBlue shares rise 2.9 pct before the bell. March 13- JetBlue Airways Corp said it would sell its in-flight entertainment business, LiveTV, to French defense company Thales Group for $400 million as it looks to cut costs.

  • WASHINGTON, March 11- The U.S. Air Force is "holding tight" to a target of $550 million for each new long-range bomber in a fleet of up to 100 aircraft, excluding research and development costs, an Air Force official said on Tuesday. The Air Force planned to spend nearly $12 billion on the bomber program over the next five years, said spokesman Ed Gulick.

  • WASHINGTON, March 10- After discovering China- made components in the F-35 fighter jet, a Pentagon investigation has uncovered Chinese materials in other major U.S. weaponry, including Boeing Co's B-1B bomber and certain Lockheed Martin Corp F-16 fighters, the U.S. Defense Department said.

  • Europe airlines embrace mobile devices on board Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 12:45 PM ET

    Vueling and Iberia became the latest European airlines to allow to the use of electronic devices during all stages of a flight.

  • Boeing to inspect 787 Dreamliners for wing cracks Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 5:24 PM ET
    Boeing Dreamliner 787

    Some of Boeing's 787 Dreamliner jets had hairline cracks in their wings due to a manufacturing problem, the airplane maker said Friday, reported the Wall Street Journal.

  • WASHINGTON, March 6- The U.S. Navy plans to add 22 Boeing electronic attack jets to a list of "unfunded" priorities requested by Congress, but the document must still be vetted by senior Pentagon officials, who have underscored their commitment to Lockheed Martin Corp's next-generation F-35 fighter jet, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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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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