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  • WASHINGTON, June 15- American Airlines and the U.S. Transportation Security Administration said on Thursday they were testing a new high-definition airport screening device that could allow passengers to keep liquids and laptops in carry-on luggage during screening and potentially avoid new restrictions on in-cabin electronics.

  • NEW YORK, June 15- When Alexander Koury took his cats to get groomed a few weeks ago, he got a bit of a shock at the checkout counter. The Phoenix financial planner brought his 5- year-old orange tabbies Frankie and Scotch in for bathing, clipping and shaving, which cost $150. Recent data from Square, a popular mobile payments app led by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey,...

  • NEW YORK, June 15- When Alexander Koury took his cats to get groomed a few weeks ago, he got a bit of a shock at the checkout counter. The Phoenix financial planner brought his 5- year-old orange tabbies Frankie and Scotch in for bathing, clipping and shaving, which cost $150. Recent data from Square, a popular mobile payments app led by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey,...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 14- A UPS driver opened fire with a handgun inside a United Parcel Service Inc delivery center in San Francisco on Wednesday, killing three co-workers before fatally shooting himself as police closed in, authorities and company officials said. Five other people suffered less serious injuries in a frantic exit from the building, San...

  • TORONTO, June 14- Freeport-McMoRan Inc, the world's biggest publicly traded copper miner, and China Molybdenum Co Ltd have agreed to terminate discussions on CMOC's acquisition of Freeport's cobalt assets, Freeport said on Wednesday. China Moly had an exclusive right to negotiate for the assets, which includes the Kokkola Cobalt Refinery in Finland and the...

  • MONTREAL, June 14- Bombardier Inc is unlikely to announce new CSeries orders at the Paris Air Show next week, as it grapples with broader market weakness, though demand for smaller regional aircraft is growing, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters. But even as some market observers look to showcase events like Paris, which are used to launch products and...

  • June 13- General Motors Co said on Tuesday it has completed production of 130 self-driving Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles at its Orion assembly plant in Michigan. The carmaker expects to deploy the vehicles within the month in San Francisco and Scottsdale, Arizona, with its ride-sharing affiliate Lyft Inc, after a final test in Michigan, according to a...

  • June 9- The stealthy F-35 fighter jets made by Lockheed Martin Corp were temporarily grounded at a U.S. Air Force base in Arizona on Friday because of irregularities in pilots' oxygen supplies, an Air Force spokesman said. At Luke Air Force Base northwest of Phoenix, Arizona, the 56th Fighter Wing canceled local flying operations for its F-35A Lightning II...

  • TORONTO, June 9- Activist investor Carl Icahn reduced his stake in Freeport-McMoRan Inc, the world's biggest publicly traded copper miner, to 6.33 percent as of June 6, from 7.2 percent in late November, according to a regulatory filing on Friday. Icahn held 91.6 million Freeport shares as of June 6, a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission showed.

  • June 9- The stealthy F-35 fighter jets made by Lockheed Martin Corp have been temporarily grounded at one U.S. Air Force base because pilots were experiencing "psychological incidents," an Air Force spokesperson said on Friday. The Air Force said the incidents first began on 2 May and during each "the aircraft's backup oxygen system operated as designed" and the...

  • June 9- The U.S. Air Force said on Friday it has temporarily canceled flying operations of Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 jets at Luke Air Force base in Arizona. The move comes after a series of five incidents in which pilots experienced hypoxia-like symptoms, a U.S. Air Force spokesman said. Since May 2, pilots of five F-35A Lightning II aircraft assigned to the air...

  • TORONTO, June 9- Freeport-McMoRan Inc, the world's largest publicly traded copper miner, is "on a path" to get a new mining deal with Indonesia this year for its giant Grasberg mine, Chief Financial Officer Kathleen Quirk said on Thursday. The Arizona- based company resumed copper concentrate exports from Grasberg, the world's second-biggest copper mine, in April...

  • TORONTO, June 8- Canada's main stock index gained on Thursday, helped by rises for some of the country's biggest banking stocks and a sharp jump in Valeant Pharmaceuticals but weighed down by losses for gold miners. The financials group climbed 1 percent after the Bank of Canada said the recent liquidity strain at Home Capital Group Inc was specific to that...

  • TORONTO, June 8- Freeport-McMoRan Inc, the world's largest publicly traded copper miner, is "on a path" to get a new mining deal with Indonesia this year for its giant Grasberg mine, Chief Financial Officer Kathleen Quirk said Thursday. The Arizona- based company resumed copper concentrate exports from Grasberg, the world's second-biggest copper mine, in April...

  • Elizabeth Gurrieri, a former manager of reimbursement services for Arizona- based Insys, will plead guilty to one count of wire fraud conspiracy, prosecutors said in a letter filed in Boston federal court on Monday. The Queen Creek, Arizona resident's agreement to cooperate came as Insys works to reach a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department in connection...

  • WASHINGTON, June 6- About 60 small business owners and a representative from retailer Big Lots will hold meetings with members of Congress this week in an effort to oppose a proposed' border adjustment tax', organizers said. The meetings, which will begin on Tuesday and conclude on Thursday, will include lawmakers and staff from several states including Arizona,...

  • WASHINGTON, June 6- About 60 small business owners and a representative from retailer Big Lots will hold meetings with members of Congress this week in an effort to oppose a proposed' border adjustment tax', organizers said. The meetings, which will begin on Tuesday and conclude on Thursday, will include lawmakers and staff from several states including Arizona,...

  • NEW YORK, June 6- Most Americans believe the United States should take "aggressive action" to fight climate change, but few see it as a priority issue when compared with the economy or security, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Tuesday. The poll found 68 percent of Americans want the United States to lead global efforts to slow climate change, and 72...

  • NEW YORK, June 1- T-Mobile US Inc has built a reputation as a scrappy underdog by offering cell service with no contracts and cheap prices. Bankrolled by a $3 billion break-up fee from a failed 2011 merger with AT&T Inc, it has snapped up wireless airwaves in states ranging from New York to Washington. OpenSignal, a London- based startup that measures network...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 31- Navigation app Waze will expand its carpool service throughout California next week, including the key car hub of Los Angeles, in its largest scale rollout of the service owned by Alphabet's Google. Beginning June 6, users of the Waze Carpool app will be able to find rides from Waze drivers already going their way- and vice versa- throughout the...