*Interpol says use of stolen passports "of great concern". KUALA LUMPUR/ PHU QUOC ISLAND, Vietnam, March 9- O fficials investigating the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner with 239 people on board suspect it may have disintegrated in mid-flight, a senior source said on Sunday, as Vietnam reported a possible sighting of wreckage from the plane.» Read More
The results will put more pressure on BlackBerry to find a buyer for either some parts of the company, or for all of it. It said last month it is weighing its options, including an outright sale, in the face of persistently lackluster sales of its new smartphones, which run on the BlackBerry 10 operating system.
WASHINGTON, Sept 20- US Airways and American Airlines, whose proposed merger has been stalled by U.S. government opposition, urged a court on Friday to require the Justice Department to turn over documents relating to its approval of four previous airline mergers.
*Indiana Republicans bring their mission to Congress. GREENFIELD, Ind., Sept 20- To understand why so many conservatives in Congress are willing to risk a government shutdown in their quest to cut spending and derail "Obamacare," take a look at Indiana and the state's crop of young Republicans in the U.S. House Representatives.
*White House says Obama may meet Iran president next week. "I think you saw a lot of rolling out of the October contract," said Phil Flynn, an analyst with the Price Futures Group in Chicago, Illinois. The November contract also fell, widening the contract's discount to November Brent by nearly $1.50 to $4.40 a barrel in late activity.
Sept 20- Shares of cybersecurity firm FireEye Inc almost doubled in value in their trading debut on Friday, spotlighting cybersecurity firms on Wall Street and inspiring at least one industry peer to accelerate plans to go public.
TORONTO, Sept 20- Canada's main stock index slumped on Friday as shares of BlackBerry tumbled after it warned of job cuts and a huge quarterly loss, and uncertainty surrounding the U.S. BlackBerry dropped 16.1 percent to C $9.08, and the announcement is expected to put more pressure on the embattled smartphone maker to find a buyer.
Sept 20- Thousands of iPhone enthusiasts queued up at Apple Inc stores around the world on Friday as two new models of the smartphone went on sale, but Apple's shares ended slightly lower as investors wait for initial sales figures, due as early as next week.
*Caterpillar drags Dow after reporting sales. NEW YORK, Sept 20- U.S. stocks fell on Friday as investors puzzled over the Federal Reserve's decision to maintain its stimulus measures as they heard opposing viewpoints from top Fed officials.
NEW YORK, Sept 20- Gold and most other commodities tumbled on Friday after fresh speculation there might be cuts to U.S. "Bullard's comments have injected some uncertainty near term, and that has prompted a wave of selling in the gold and the precious metals complex," said James Steel, chief precious metals analyst at HSBC.
NEW YORK, Sept 20- The dollar on Friday edged up from this week's seven-month low, helped by comments from Federal Reserve officials suggesting a reduction in stimulus could be much closer than many thought.
*Coal, elec utilities see evidence of Obama's "war on coal". *Industry also jittery over further EPA rules due in 2014. The rules, a revision of a previous attempt by the EPA to create emissions standards for fossil fuel plants, are the first step in President Barack Obama's climate change package, announced in June.
Sept 20- Allegiant Travel Co, a low-cost carrier that provides service to leisure destinations, is grounding as many as 30 of its aircraft, or roughly half of its fleet, to inspect emergency evacuation slides in response to an FAA request for information.
The results will put more pressure on BlackBerry to find a buyer. The company said last month it is weighing its options, including an outright sale, in the face of persistently lackluster sales of its new smartphones, which run on the BlackBerry 10 operating system.
Sept 20- Shares of advertisement technology company Rocket Fuel Inc nearly doubled in their debut as investors flocked to grab a piece of the company that has shown impressive revenue growth.
NEW YORK, Sept 20- Gold sank 2.5 percent on Friday as institutional investors sold aggressively after the Saint Louis Fed president said the U.S. central bank might move next month to reduce stimulus spending that has bolstered bullion for years.
TORONTO, Sept 20- BlackBerry Ltd warned on Friday that it expects to report a huge second-quarter operating loss next week and that it plans to cut more than a third of its workforce.
*Fed hawk George says central bank has caused confusion. NEW YORK, Sept 20- An outspoken Federal Reserve hawk warned on Friday that the U.S. central bank had harmed its credibility by delaying a highly anticipated reduction in monetary stimulus this week, but another official argued it had been the right thing to do.
LOS ANGELES, Sept 20- "Game of Thrones," HBO's blood-splattered fantasy series featuring dragons, castles and warring families, is turning into a franchise for the premium cable channel that may rival its biggest hit, the mobster drama "The Sopranos."
LIMA, Sept 20- Peru's central bank said on Friday it has not ruled out eventually lowering its benchmark interest rate, and slashed its estimate for 2013 economic growth to 5.5 percent, below the economy's potential growth rate.
NEW YORK, Sept 20- Low readings on inflation allow the U.S. Bullard said earlier on Friday in an interview with Bloomberg television that the Fed's policy-setting Federal Open Market Committee could still scale back its massive bond-buying campaign at its next meeting, in late October, if the data was strong enough.