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  • NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., Sept 14- The U.S. Air Force is launching a pilot program to offer incentives to weapons makers to deliver programs ahead of schedule, much as it is already doing to help lower costs, Secretary Deborah James told the annual Air Force Association conference on Monday. James said the Air Force would experiment with several smaller weapons...

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  • *Austria, Slovakia follow Germany in imposing border controls. *Hungary closes main migrant crossing point from Serbia. Austria said it would dispatch its military to help the police carry out checks at the border with Hungary after thousands of migrants crossed on foot overnight, filling up emergency accomodation nearby, including tents at the frontier.

  • Sept 14- New York State's Department of Financial Services said it has reached an agreement with Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse and Bank of New York Mellon on record-keeping for the Symphony messaging system. Many on Wall Street view Symphony Communications LLC as a rival to message systems provided by Bloomberg LP 1/ 8 and Thomson Reuters Corp,...

  • WILLISTON, N.D., Sept 14- North Dakota's daily oil production fell less than 1 percent in July, state regulators said on Monday, a drop far less than many feared and one showing the state's Bakken shale formation could continue pumping high volumes of crude for the foreseeable future despite sliding prices. The state, the No. 2 U.S. crude producer, had output of...

  • U.S. crude futures' front-month was down 95 cents at $43.68 a barrel by 11:40 a.m. EDT after declining to as low as $43.59. The front-month in Brent, the global benchmark for crude, was off $1.60 at $46.54, versus a session low at $46.36. If confirmed, the numbers from Genscape would be the largest since the actual drawdown of 1.87 million barrels at Cushing in the week...

  • MOSCOW, Sept 14- Russia's anti-monopoly agency said on Monday it had found Google in violation of the country's competition laws. The agency said Google could face penalties of between one and 15 percent of its 2014 revenue in Russia. Shares in Yandex, a Google competitor in Russia as the country's biggest search site, rose 9 percent on the news on Monday afternoon.

  • Sept 14- New York State's Department of Financial Services said it has reached an agreement with Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse, Bank of New York Mellon over record-keeping for their Symphony messaging system. Symphony Communications Services LLC, a messaging and communications start-up, has agreed to retain a copy of the four banks' chat messages...

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 14- Murilo Ferreira will take a leave of absence as chairman of state-run oil firm Petrobras, turning his full attention to his job as chief executive of Vale SA as the mining giant grapples with a downturn in the sector. Petroleo Brasileiro SA, as the company is formally known, did not give a reason for Ferreira's leave, which it said would last...

  • The FDA action comes less than two weeks after Svizera Labs, a major Indian supplier of tuberculosis drugs to developing countries, was criticised by the World Health Organization for inadequate manufacturing standards and poor testing procedures. Several Indian drugmakers, including some of the country's largest, have faced FDA bans in the last few years...

  • *China investment, factory output miss expectations. *Alibaba falls after Barron's report. Sept 14- U.S. stocks fell in morning trading on Monday as investors awaited Federal Reserve's interest rate meeting this week even as fears of slowing growth in China continue to rattle global markets.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 14- Americans predicted lower inflation last month, according to a Federal Reserve Bank of New York survey published as Fed policymakers prepare to decide whether the U.S. economy is ready for tighter monetary policy. The New York Fed's survey of consumer expectations, released on Monday, found that median expectations of inflation three years in...

  • NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., Sept 14- The U.S. Air Force on Monday said it "most likely" will not participate in a "block buy" that the Pentagon hopes to put together for foreign countries purchasing Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 fighter jet in coming years. Major General Jeffrey Harrigian, director of the Air Force's F-35 integration office, said it would be "very difficult" to...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 14- U.S. medium- and long-dated Treasuries prices edged higher on Monday after weaker-than-expected Chinese economic data fueled some safety bids for U.S. debt, while uncertainty ahead of this week's Federal Reserve policy meeting kept trading muted. Uncertainty as to whether the People's Bank of China would implement more policy measures...

  • NEW DELHI, Sept 14- India imposed a 20 percent import tax on some steel products with immediate effect on Monday, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, as the government investigates a threat to domestic companies from rising imports from China, Japan, South Korea and Russia. The products subject to the new tax together accounted for more than half of the 5.5 million...

  • *Shares rise in overall negative market. FRANKFURT, Sept 14- Deutsche Bank aims to cut roughly 23,000 jobs, or about one quarter of total staff, through layoffs mainly in technology activities and by spinning off its PostBank division, financial sources said on Monday. That would bring the group's workforce down to around 75,000 full-time positions under a...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 14- The dollar held close to a three-week low against a basket of major currencies on Monday ahead of this week's Federal Reserve meeting, as investors bet interest rates would be kept at their record lows until at least December. The greenback has retreated from 12- year highs set in March, as rate hike expectations have been pushed back on uneven...

  • European shares retreat, focus on Fed meeting Monday, 14 Sep 2015 | 10:26 AM ET

    LONDON, Sept 14- European equities fell in late trading on Monday, led lower by weaker mining stocks, with investors growing jittery ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy meeting later this week. Copper was down 1.2 percent, alongside Chinese equities, after data showed a lower-than-expected rise in China's factory output, reinforcing worries about demand for...

  • *Cuts 2015, 2016 non- OPEC oil supply forecasts. LONDON, Sept 14- OPEC on Monday predicted higher demand for its crude oil next year, sticking to its view that a strategy of letting prices fall will tame the U.S. shale boom and cut a global surplus. OPEC said it expected demand for its crude next year to average 30.31 million barrels per day, up 190,000 bpd from last month,...

  • NEW DELHI, Sept 14- Gujarat, the state Prime Minister Narendra Modi ran for more than a decade, is India's best place for conducting business, the World Bank said on Monday, in a report that ranks the country's states in an effort to encourage them to cut red tape. Last year, India slipped two spots in the report, and was ranked lower than Brazil, Russia, China and South...