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  • Unexpected winner from Ukraine crisis? Maybe NASA Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 3:47 PM ET
    A Soyuz rocket is launched with Russian Commander Mikhail Tyurin and flight engineers Rick Mastracchio of NASA and Koichi Wakata of Japan on Nov. 7, 2013.

    Ukraine tensions could push Congress to invest more in the space program. Here's why.

  • NEW YORK, March 5- The S&P 500 finished almost flat, just below its all-time high on Wednesday as investors shrugged off soft data on jobs and the services sector while keeping an eye on developments in Ukraine. A report from the Institute for Supply Management showed the services sector continued to grow last month, albeit at a slower pace.

  • NEW YORK, March 5- U.S. stocks barely moved on Wednesday, a day after the S&P 500 hit a new all-time high, as investors shrugged off soft data on jobs and the services sector while keeping an eye on developments in Ukraine.

  • NEW YORK, March 5- U.S. stocks were little changed on Wednesday after two days of sharp swings as investors shrugged off soft data on jobs and the services sector, while keeping an eye on developments in Ukraine.

  • March 5- Honeywell International Inc on Wednesday set a target of increasing overall company sales to more than $50 billion by 2018 as it seeks to spend $10 billion on acquisitions and continues to expand profit margins.

  • *Following the most serious confrontation between Russia and the West over influence in Ukraine and control of Crimea, a global investing flight to safety on Monday reversed sharply on Tuesday. Markets were calmer on Wednesday, but volatility was expected given the fluid situation in Ukraine.

  • March 5- Honeywell International Inc on Wednesday set a target of increasing overall company sales to more than $50 billion by 2018 as it spends $10 billion on acquisitions and continues to expand profit margins. Honeywell, which reported $39.1 billion in sales in 2013, unveiled the new five-year targets ahead of its investor conference in New York.

  • March 5- Honeywell International Inc on Wednesday set a target of increasing overall company sales to more than $50 billion by 2018 through organic growth and acquisitions as it continues to expand profit margins.

  • WASHINGTON, March 4- The U.S. Air Force decided on Tuesday to start work on a new rescue helicopter by United Technologies Corp's Sikorsky Aircraft in fiscal 2015, a surprising turnaround hours after the Pentagon told Congress the program had been postponed.

  • WASHINGTON, March 4- The U.S. Missile Defense Agency is evaluating a range of options for redesigning the current Raytheon Co "kill vehicle" on its ground-based missile defense interceptors, and may opt for a competition, the agency's director said on Tuesday.

  • World is not enough: Millionaires bet on space Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 9:44 AM ET

    The world’s super-rich could soon switch from setting up home in the traditional property hot spots such as London to heading for outer space.

  • CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports Facebook is buying Titan Aerospace for approximately $60 million.

  • Defense stocks may now be a strong defensive play Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 2:26 PM ET
    Joint Strike Fighter F-35 Lightning II on the deck of USS Wasp, Aug. 28, 2013.

    The Ukraine crisis is a reminder that defense sector stocks can be a strong defensive play. Consider the strong outlook for Lockheed Martin.

  • But booming sales of aircraft, far from being a bonanza for suppliers, are spurring brutal competition between Airbus Group NV and Boeing Co, which are demanding better deals from the companies that make billions of parts the factories need.

  • FAA seeks new safety measures for Boeing 737s Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 7:02 AM ET
    A Boeing Co. 737-900ER aircraft sits on display on the first day of the Farnborough International Air Show in Farnborough, U.K.

    U.S. aviation regulators plan to propose improving cockpit automation to help prevent pilot errors that have caused fatal airline crashes.

  • March 3- Senior Plc, a maker of aircraft parts and auto components, said it expects higher demand in 2014, as big customers Airbus Group NV and Boeing Co look to ramp-up production. Airbus, earlier known as EADS, said last month that it intends to increase production of its jetliners- in stride with arch-rival Boeing's plans.

  • The Federal Aviation Administration wants cockpit automation fixes in nearly 500 Boeing Co 737 planes to ensure pilots have adequate safeguards if airspeed falls too low, particularly during landing approaches, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday. The FAA was not immediately available for comment.

  • DERBY, England, Feb 26- British engineering company Rolls-Royce has outlined plans designed to maintain long-term dominance in large aircraft engines, showcasing two new models that could improve efficiency by up to 10 percent.

  • The Pentagon's new budget: Who wins and who loses Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 3:39 PM ET
    United States Marines hold a giant American Flag across the court at the U.S. Open.

    Holders of U.S. defense stocks expressed relief that the budget spares most big arms firms. But not everybody wins.

  • F-35 JOINT STRIKE FIGHTER The Pentagon said it remained strongly committed to the Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jet program, which includes an engine built by Pratt& Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. Northrop Grumman Corp and Britain's BAE Systems Plc also provide significant components for the aircraft.

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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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