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  • *China says positive outcomes possible for China and U.S. WASHINGTON/ BEIJING, June 19- The top U.S. trade negotiator said on Wednesday it is in the interests of China and the United States to have a successful trade pact and he expects to confer with a senior Chinese official before next week's G20 summit in Japan where President Donald Trump and Chinese President...

  • *China says positive outcomes possible for China and U.S. WASHINGTON/ BEIJING, June 19- The top U.S. trade negotiator said on Wednesday it is in the interests of China and the United States to have a successful trade pact and he expects to meet with a senior Chinese official ahead of next week's G20 summit in Japan where President Donald Trump and Chinese President...

  • U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a rally at the Aaron Bessant Amphitheater on May 8, 2019 in Panama City Beach, Florida.

    U.S. President Donald Trump officially kicked off his reelection campaign Tuesday at a Florida rally where he exhorted thousands of rollicking supporters to keep advancing his political movement to put America's "own citizens first."

  • ORLANDO, Fla., May 22- Billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX accused the U.S. Air Force of breaking contracting rules when it awarded money to three rocket makers but passed on Musk's rival bid, and said the tender should be reopened, according to a court filing unsealed on Wednesday. SpaceX asked the court to force the Air Force to reopen the $2.3 billion Launch Service...

  • DETROIT/ TOKYO, May 14- Nissan Motor Co Ltd said on Tuesday it had hit "rock bottom" with a 45% drop in annual operating profit. The automaker's troubles in the United States, including a failure to deliver on a slew of promises to dealers, are a major reason why. Under ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn, Nissan's U.S. operations gunned for ambitious sales goals by pitting...

  • May 7- SAP CEO Bill McDermott on Tuesday welcomed a $1.3 billion investment by activist investor Elliott, saying the U.S. hedge fund group was aligned with his goal of expanding margins by driving top-line growth. Elliott, which manages $34 billion in assets, disclosed its first large European tech investment on April 24, the day SAP announced quarterly results,...

  • Visitors watch a performance at the Cinderella Castle at the Walt Disney Co. Magic Kingdom park in Orlando, Florida, U.S., on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. The Walt Disney Co. Magic Kingdom park reopened to a smaller-than-usual crowd after closing for two days and suffering minor storm damage from Hurricane Irma.

    Three Florida cities are among the five best large cities for starting a business, according to a new WalletHub report, while New York City and Los Angeles don't even crack the top 25.

  • Walt Disney World

    Starting May 1, Disney parkgoers in the U.S. will no longer be allowed to smoke or vape inside the company's theme parks.

  • SEATTLE, March 20- Boeing Co has delayed by at least three months its first uncrewed flight to the International Space Station under NASA's human spaceflight program, and pushed its crewed flight until November, industry sources said on Wednesday. Reuters reported last month that NASA has warned Boeing and rival contractor SpaceX of design and safety...

  • DUBLIN/ SINGAPORE/ MONTREAL March 15- The grounding of Boeing's global 737 MAX fleet has brought headaches for airlines that need to find alternative aircraft to fly in their place, but it has given some carriers a welcome opportunity to re-evaluate orders for the plane. The disaster followed a fatal crash of the same model operated by Lion Air in Indonesia in...

  • DUBLIN/ SINGAPORE/ MONTREAL March 15- The grounding of Boeing's global 737 MAX fleet has brought headaches for airlines that need to find alternative aircraft to fly in their place, but it has given some carriers a welcome opportunity to re-evaluate orders for the plane. The disaster followed a fatal crash of the same model operated by Lion Air in Indonesia in...

  • NEW YORK, March 1- Can regular people calculate their state taxes in light of the new U.S. tax law? "There isn't a way to figure it out," said Craig Smalley, an enrolled agent tax preparer in Orlando, Florida. Some states are following federal rules, but others like New York have broken ranks.

  • SEATTLE, Feb 21- NASA has warned SpaceX and Boeing Co of design and safety concerns for their competing astronaut launch systems, according to industry sources and a new government report, threatening the U.S. bid to revive its human spaceflight program later this year. NASA is paying SpaceX $2.6 billion and Boeing $4.2 billion to build rocket and capsule launch...

  • ORLANDO, Fla., Feb 20- Kinder Morgan Inc will expand barge-loading capacity at its ethanol terminal in Chicago to help relieve a supply glut there that is driving down global prices for the biofuel, three people briefed on the company's plans told Reuters. The situation has added pain to a critical Midwest agricultural industry that is already struggling with a...

  • ORLANDO, Fla., Feb 15- NASA said on Friday it was weighing an option to buy two additional astronaut seats aboard a Russian rocket as a contingency plan against further delays in the launch systems being developed by Elon Musk's SpaceX and Boeing Co.. The U.S. space agency has since had to rely on Russia's Roscosmos program to ferry astronauts to the orbital space...

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  • President Donald Trump said on Wednesday trade talks with China were "going along very well" as the world's two largest economies try to resolve their seven-month tariff war ahead of a March 1 deadline for a deal. U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of imports from China are scheduled to rise to 25 percent from 10 percent if the two sides don't reach a deal by then,...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 10- Apollo Global Management LLC is nearing a roughly $3 billion agreement to acquire Cox's TV stations, the biggest in a series of deals the private equity firm is lining up to become a force in U.S. broadcasting, according to sources familiar with the matter. Cox Media Group and Apollo are also discussing some joint venture agreements for Coxs...

  • OSLO, Jan 23- Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the world's biggest, has bought six logistics properties in Chicago, Nashville and Orlando together with real estate partner Prologis, the fund said on Wednesday. "Norges Bank Real Estate Management paid $87.7 million for its 45 percent interest... The sellers are ventures between Prologis and U.S. pension funds...