CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., March 11 - To tackle a rising demand for space-based surveillance in an era of flat budgets, the U.S. military is looking at smaller satellites, cheaper rockets and partnerships, the head of Air Force Space Command said on Tuesday.
SEATTLE, March 11 - Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday it appointed Mason Morfit, president of activist investor ValueAct Capital, as a board member.
WASHINGTON, March 11 - Four U.S. oil refiners, trying to counter growing calls to lift the nation's ban on most crude oil exports, have launched the first major lobbying effort to keep abundant U.S. oil supplies from being sold overseas.
HOUSTON, March 11 - NRG Energy Inc's said its retail electric U.S. customer base will grow by 30 percent with Tuesday's agreement to acquire the retail power business of Dominion Resources Inc for an undisclosed amount.
- Anti-union Volkswagen workers will get a chance to defend the results of a mid-February union election that the United Auto Workers lost at a Chattanooga, Tennessee VW plant, the U.S. National Labor Relations Board has decided.
CARACAS, March 11 - Venezuela unveiled currency regulations on Tuesday to help usher in a new foreign exchange platform to combat black market trading, promising the much-delayed system would start in coming days.
WASHINGTON, March 11 - The crisis in Ukraine has not jeopardized the longstanding relationship between the U.S. Air Force and the Russian company that builds engines for the rockets used to launch large U.S. government satellites, a U.S. official said on Tuesday.
BOSTON, March 11 - Billionaire investor William Ackman renewed his attack on Herbalife on Tuesday, saying he has evidence showing the nutrition and weight loss company is breaking direct-selling laws in China, its fastest growing market.
SAO PAULO, March 11 - Bank of America Corp on Tuesday named Rodrigo Xavier as the top executive for its wholesale and investment banking unit in Brazil, where the second-largest U.S. lender has enjoyed fast growth in recent years.
NEW YORK, March 11 - President Barack Obama took on a daunting task on Tuesday: shopping for clothes for his wife and daughters during a brief stop at a Gap store in New York.
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- Technology: UPDATE 2-Media executives question Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal
- Healthcare: Insurers wary of Obamacare unknowns as they plan for 2015
- Consumer: UPDATE 2-SEC charges AgFeed audit committee chair in accounting fraud case
- Energy: Exxon seeks regulatory OK to restart part of Pegasus oil line
- Industrials: UPDATE 3-Hersman, public face of U.S. transportation safety, steps down
- M&A: EU mergers and takeovers (March 11)
- Bankruptcy: UPDATE 2-Mt. Gox files U.S. bankruptcy, opponents call it a ruse
- IPOs: New Issue- Yorkshire prices 600 mln euro 2019 bond
- Private Capital: Blackstone buys most of Accuvant, valuing firm at about $225 mln
- Hedge Funds: Hedge funds raise Brent oil bets to highest since October
- Bank of England announces shake-up as it probes FX case
- Malaysia military source says missing jet veered to west |
- Ukraine appeals to West as Crimea turns to Russia |
- Labour says to hold British EU vote only if more powers move to Brussels
- Beware Bitcoin - U.S. brokerage regulator
- UK economic growth picks up slightly in three months to end of Feb - NIESR
- Defence lawyer tries to discredit U.S. witness against bin Laden relative
- CIA accused of spying on U.S. Senate intelligence committee
- Italian parliament inches towards approving electoral reform
- ECB to take tough stance in health check on banks