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WASHINGTON, March 3- Washington is weighing an array of economic weapons to penalise Russia for its armed intervention in Ukraine, from asset freezes to expelling Moscow from the G8 group of states, but may find Europe more reluctant to resort quickly to sanctions.
WASHINGTON, March 3- The United States has a number of economic weapons to punish Russia for its military intervention in Ukraine, ranging from asset freezes to kicking Moscow out of the exclusive G8 group of countries, and President Barack Obama is focusing first on measures that would not require congressional action.
Chicago- based Boeing said another 778 jets would be affected if aviation regulators outside the United States adopt the FAA proposal. Boeing said in an email to Reuters that the FAA's proposed rule would order actions the company had previously recommended to airlines. A Boeing spokesman said he did not have any information on how much the changes could cost.
The U.S. military's human footprint is shrinking, but its robotic fighting force is on the rise, transforming the battlefield in air, land and sea.
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.
U.S. aviation regulators plan to propose improving cockpit automation to help prevent pilot errors that have caused fatal airline crashes.
*Cbank's interventions to prop up rouble seen at $10 billion. *Slide follows Putin's declaration of right to invade Ukraine.
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.
*Slide follows Putin's declaration of right to invade Ukraine. MOSCOW, March 3- Russian assets tumbled and the central bank hiked interest rates on Monday as markets took fright at the escalating tensions with neighbouring Ukraine.
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.
BRASILIA, Feb 27- Brazil is hoping to sell its upcoming KC-390 military cargo plane to Sweden as part of a $4.5 billion deal to buy 36 Gripen fighter jets made by Swedish company Saab AB. Embraer's new jet is set for its first flight by the end of the year and has received early commitments for orders from Brazil, Argentina, Colombia and Chile.
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Treasurys held on to earlier gains following strong demand for a sale of seven-year notes, helped by safe-haven demand.
Boeing has begun offering a specialized phone aimed at government agencies and contractors who need to keep communication and data secure.
*Durable goods orders ex-transportation rise 1.1 percent. WASHINGTON, Feb 27- Orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods excluding transportation unexpectedly rose last month as did a gauge of business spending plans, but that will probably not change views that factory activity is slowing.
WASHINGTON, Feb 27- Orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods excluding transportation unexpectedly rose last month as did a gauge of business spending plans, but that will probably not change views that factory activity is slowing.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a lower start to Wall Street trade on Thursday, ahead of monthly durable goods data.
SYDNEY, Feb 27- Qantas Airways Ltd is axing 15 percent of its workforce, slashing spending and selling gas-guzzling older planes after stiff competition at home and overseas pushed the Australian flag carrier deep into the red in the first half.
Boeing's tamper-proof phone is aimed at government agencies and contractors who need to keep communication and data secure, according to Boeing and filings with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.
The Boeing Black Smartphone is based on Google Inc's Android operating system and built into a black, tamper-proof handset capable of accessing multiple cell networks instead of a single network like a normal cellphone, according to Boeing and filings with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.