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German satellite manufacturers OHB-System AG and Astrium GmbH selected the California- based firm, also known as SpaceX, to launch a trio of spacecraft that comprise a radar reconnaissance network for Germany's defense department.
*Risk currencies supported after China trade data. *More data from China to come on Friday.
CANBERRA, Aug 9- Rupert Murdoch's News Corp appointed Julian Clarke as chief executive of its Australian arm News Corp Australia on Friday, replacing former pay TV boss Kim Williams after less than two years in the job. Clarke has a strong publishing background and was most recently chairman of the Herald and Weekly Times group.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 8- An encrypted email service believed to have been used by American fugitive Edward Snowden shut down abruptly on Thursday amid a legal fight that appeared to involve U.S. government attempts to win access to customer information.
ROME, Aug 9- Silvio Berlusconi says he is the victim of politicised judges, his enemies that he has finally been nailed after two decades evading the law. Either way, the fate of Italy's dominant politician highlights deep problems with the country's judicial system.
*CBS: Time Warner Cable trying to hurt CBS' online content deals. *Time Warner Cable says CBS uses coercive practices. Aug 8- Online video streaming services like Netflix and Amazon became a new sticking point in the increasingly acrimonious talks between Time Warner Cable and CBS, as the companies squared off on Thursday about how to treat the new competitors.
TOKYO, Aug 9- The Nikkei share average is set to rebound on Friday after suffering steep losses in the previous two sessions, likely helped along by the yen's pull back from a seven-week high against the dollar and gains on Wall Street.
The decision, by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, involves Pentagon Capital Management Plc and its chief, Lewis Chester. It is among the last tied to an industrywide probe into market timing and "late trading" in funds, brought to light a decade ago by then- New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer.
Aug 8- J.C. Penney Co has started searching for a new chief executive to replace Myron Ullman, with top investor Bill Ackman pushing to have one named in 30 to 45 days, according to a letter the activist investor sent to the company's board.
Aug 8- A federal judge ordered Zimmer Holdings Inc to pay Stryker Corp more than $228 million for infringing its surgical irrigation patents, and in doing so tripled a damages award by a jury that found Zimmer's conduct was willful.
NEW YORK, Aug 8- The trader at the center of JPMorgan Chase's $6.2 billion trading loss last year will not face U.S. charges related to the incident, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday.
MONTREAL/ BANGOR, Aug 8- The U.S. railway whose runaway train killed 47 people in a tiny Quebec town last month was granted bankruptcy protection from a Canadian court on Thursday and took steps in that direction in a U.S. court as well.
Onyx had previously rejected an unsolicited takeover offer from Amgen Inc as being too low.
NEW YORK, Aug 8- Bill Gross, the founder of Pimco who is often known as the "bond king," on Thursday said that Pimco would overcome the bond market selloff that began in May as he urged investors not to flee the fixed-income market.
NEW YORK, Aug 8- A federal appeals court ruled on Thursday that the heirs of comic book artist Jack Kirby had no rights to characters such as the Hulk and Fantastic Four that are now owned by Marvel Entertainment, a Walt Disney Co subsidiary.
NEW YORK, Aug 8- The trader at the center of JPMorgan Chase's $6.2 billion trading loss last year will not face charges related to the incident, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday.
TORONTO, Aug 8- Canadian labor leaders on Thursday endorsed a long-time official at the Canadian Autoworkers Union to head a new mega-union that starts operations next month, and the leaders of the two unions that will form Unifor will both step down.
Aug 8- Tim Hortons Inc, the Canadian coffee and doughnut chain under shareholder pressure to boost returns, said on Thursday it was expanding its buyback plan by C $900 million and its new CEO called the challenging environment the "new reality."
The drone industry was heartened by the FAA's decision in late July to greenlight Boeing Co's Insitu ScanEagle and AeroVironment Inc's Puma, in the first such U.S. certification of drones for commercial use.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 8- Brazil's foreign minister, Antonio Patriota, said on Thursday he could not rule out retaliation if the United States stopped paying Brazil monthly compensation for controversial cotton subsidies.