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  • With appearances by Oprah Winfrey and Steven Spielberg, the world's second-most valuable technology company lifted the curtain on a television and movie subscription service called Apple TV+ that will stream original television shows and movies. "While Apple may introduce a bigger roster of original content than Amazon and Netflix during their...

  • BERLIN, March 25- Germany's unpredictable arms export policies and long wait times for export licenses threaten the future of big Franco-German projects to develop new tanks, combat jets and drones, France's ambassador to Germany said in an essay published late Monday. It was unacceptable that Germany could veto exports of weapons systems by other countries...

  • They are expected to ask the FAA about the program that allows companies to perform functions on the FAA's behalf at a Senate hearing on Wednesday. The panel's findings and recommendations will be presented directly to Chao and the FAA, the Transportation Department said. Acting FAA chief Dan Elwell, National Transportation Safety Board chairman Robert...

  • With appearances by Oprah Winfrey and Steven Spielberg, the world's second-most valuable technology company lifted the curtain on a television and movie subscription service called Apple TV+ that will stream original television shows and movies. "While Apple may introduce a bigger roster of original content than Amazon and Netflix during their...

  • SEATTLE/ KIGALI, March 25- Boeing Co will provide airlines that have bought the 737 MAX with free software upgrades, the U.S. manufacturer said on Monday, as Ethiopian Airlines told Reuters it expected a preliminary crash report this week or next. The causes of separate Lion Air and Ethiopian Airline crashes are also still unknown, though Ethiopian Airlines Chief...

  • SEATTLE/ LONDON, March 25- A Boeing Co software fix for the grounded 737 MAX will prevent repeated operation of an anti-stall system at the center of safety concerns and deactivate it altogether if two sensors disagree too much, two people familiar with pilot briefings said. The anti-stall system- known as MCAS, or Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation...

  • NEW YORK, March 25- Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who represented adult film star Stormy Daniels in her legal battles with U.S. Avenatti, who was also hit with separate federal charges alleging embezzlement and fraud in California, was arrested in New York and was expected to appear in federal court late in the day. The unnamed co-conspirator is the well-known...

  • NEW YORK, March 25- Apple Inc said on Monday it will launch a credit card with Goldman Sachs Group Inc this summer that can be used to earn cash back on the purchase of Apple products, but analysts suggest its rewards do not stand out among rivals. The Apple Card will sync with iPhone's users' Apple Wallet and work through its payment system Apple Pay, said Jennifer...

  • BERLIN, March 25- Germany's unpredictable arms export policies and long wait times for export licenses threaten the future of big Franco-German projects to develop new tanks, combat jets and drones, France's ambassador to Germany said in an essay published on Monday. She said it was unacceptable that Germany could veto exports of weapons systems by other...

  • FRANCE, GERMANY DUE TO COMPLETE WORK ON ARMS EXPORT AGREEMENT IN COMING WEEKS- ENVOY.

  • FURTHER MOVES BY EUROPEAN FIRMS TO DEVELOP WEAPONS WITH NO GERMAN CONTENT WOULD HAVE GRAVE IMPACT ON JOINT PROGRAMMES-ENVOY.

  • FRENCH ENVOY SAYS IT IS "UNTENABLE" THAT GERMANY HAS VETO RIGHT OVER EXPORTS OF WEAPONS WITH MINOR GERMAN CONTENT.

  • FRENCH AMBASSADOR TO GERMANY ANNE-MARIE DESCOTES SAYS UNPREDICTABLE GERMAN EXPORT POLICIES THREATEN FRANCO-GERMAN ARMS PROJECTS.

  • March 25- Mexico's peso and stocks firmed on Monday on positive economic activity data, while a weaker dollar proved an additional boost to the currency ahead of a central bank meeting later this week. Among other regional currencies, Brazil's real jumped 1.4 percent and posted its biggest one-day gain in nearly three months, while most others weakened.

  • CHICAGO, March 25- Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures dropped sharply on Monday in reaction to a government report that showed larger-than-expected supplies of cattle on feed in the United States, traders said. It sets the stage for a generally higher trend for placements in the next couple of months, "said Rich Nelson, chief strategist with...

  • LNG Ltd had hoped to make a final investment decision in late 2018 the trade dispute with China and current low LNG prices were making it difficult for LNG developers to sign long-term deals with customers. That, coupled with historically low prices, and people don't feel much urgency to sign long-term deals, " Greg Vesey, chief executive of LNG Ltd, told Reuters at...

  • *Apple dips after video streaming service launch. NEW YORK, March 25- The S&P 500 Index ended a choppy session slightly lower on Monday as worries about a slowdown in global economic growth lingered and as Apple Inc shares fell after the company unveiled its video streaming service. Benchmark 10- year Treasury yields fell to their lowest levels since December...

  • LONDON, March 25- Sterling weakened on Monday after British Prime Minister Theresa May admitted there was not yet enough support to put her Brexit deal to a third vote, while parliament plotted to pull the process away from her government. The pound had jumped higher earlier in the day on media reports that lawmakers would vote on Tuesday on May's twice-defeated...

  • March 25- Activist investor Appaloosa LP said on Monday that Allergan Plc's board was doing "everything except what needs to be done" in a series of concessions the drug company announced last week in response to criticism from the hedge fund. A source close to Allergan told Reuters on Friday that current Chairman and CEO Brent Saunders, 49, has no plans to step...

  • March 25- Oklahoma's top court on Monday declined to delay a landmark trial set for May in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit accusing OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and two other drugmakers of helping fuel an opioid abuse and overdose epidemic in the state. The Oklahoma Supreme Court's decision was a win for the state's attorney general, whose case is set to be...