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  • Argentina's President de Kirchner shakes hands with her Russian counterpart Putin in Buenos Aires
    Putin signs nuclear energy deal with Argentina

    By Alexei Anishchuk and Richard Lough BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a nuclear energy cooperation deal with Argentina on Saturday on a trip to bolster trade ties and … More »Putin signs nuclear energy deal with Argentina

    Argentina's President de Kirchner shakes hands with her Russian counterpart Putin in Buenos Aires

    By Alexei Anishchuk and Richard Lough BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a nuclear energy cooperation deal with Argentina on Saturday on a trip to bolster trade ties and strengthen Russia's influence in Latin America. Putin's energy minister, Alexander Novak, told reporters in the Argentine …

  • A staff of a China Mobile shop explains a function of the iPhone 5s to a customer in Beijing
    Apple iPhone a danger to China national security: state media

    Chinese state media branded Apple Inc's iPhone a threat to national security because of the smartphone's ability to track and time-stamp user locations. A report by broadcaster CCTV on Friday criticized … More »Apple iPhone a danger to China national security: state media

    A staff of a China Mobile shop explains a function of the iPhone 5s to a customer in Beijing

    Chinese state media branded Apple Inc's iPhone a threat to national security because of the smartphone's ability to track and time-stamp user locations. A report by broadcaster CCTV on Friday criticized the iPhone's "Frequent Locations" function for allowing users to be tracked and information about them revealed. Apple …

  • BNP Paribas sign is pictured on a building of the bank in Geneva
    Bruised and grumbling, foreign banks bend to U.S. rules

    By Steve Slater and Michelle Price LONDON/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Financiers may grumble that the United States is acting like an imperial power in punishing foreign banks for dealings far beyond U.S. territory, … More »Bruised and grumbling, foreign banks bend to U.S. rules

    BNP Paribas sign is pictured on a building of the bank in Geneva

    By Steve Slater and Michelle Price LONDON/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Financiers may grumble that the United States is acting like an imperial power in punishing foreign banks for dealings far beyond U.S. territory, but in the end they are more likely to bow to Washington than kick against its dollar muscle. Last week, French …

  • An F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter takes off on a training sortie at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida
    Aerospace jamboree on tenterhooks over F-35 fighter, Airbus jet revamp

    By Tim Hepher, Andrea Shalal and Jack Stubbs LONDON (Reuters) - Suspense over the appearance of America’s newest combat jet, a diplomatic chill between the West and Russia and the re-launch of an Airbus … More »Aerospace jamboree on tenterhooks over F-35 fighter, Airbus jet revamp

    An F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter takes off on a training sortie at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida

    By Tim Hepher, Andrea Shalal and Jack Stubbs LONDON (Reuters) - Suspense over the appearance of America’s newest combat jet, a diplomatic chill between the West and Russia and the re-launch of an Airbus jet with a surprise tweak in its name could make the Farnborough Airshow one of the least predictable for years. While …

  • A picture illustration shows YouTube on a cell phone, in front of a YouTube copyright message regarding a video on an LCD screen, in central Bosnian town of Zenica
    Exclusive: YouTube weighs funding efforts to boost premium content - sources

    By Ronald Grover and Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - YouTube has embarked on a new round of discussions with Hollywood and independent producers to fund premium content, two sources with knowledge … More »Exclusive: YouTube weighs funding efforts to boost premium content - sources

    A picture illustration shows YouTube on a cell phone, in front of a YouTube copyright message regarding a video on an LCD screen, in central Bosnian town of Zenica

    By Ronald Grover and Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - YouTube has embarked on a new round of discussions with Hollywood and independent producers to fund premium content, two sources with knowledge of the talks told Reuters, a move that could bolster a three-year-old multimillion-dollar effort that has had mixed success …

  • A visitor leaves a meeting room at the CFM International booth next to a LEAP high-bypass turbofan engine at the Singapore Airshow
    Engine maker CFM eyes record orders in 2014

    The chief executive of engine maker CFM International expects another record year for engine orders, after the company achieved a best in 2013. "When we see the number of orders already achieved at this … More »Engine maker CFM eyes record orders in 2014

    A visitor leaves a meeting room at the CFM International booth next to a LEAP high-bypass turbofan engine at the Singapore Airshow

    The chief executive of engine maker CFM International expects another record year for engine orders, after the company achieved a best in 2013. "When we see the number of orders already achieved at this time of year and when we compare this figure with the previous year ... then we are about to achieve another record year …

  • Packages of Diva chocolate truffles of Swiss chocolatier Lindt & Spruengli are displayed during the company's annual news conference in Kilchberg
    Swiss chocolate maker Lindt near deal to buy Russell Stover: report

    Swiss-based chocolate maker Lindt & Spruengli is in advanced discussions to acquire family-owned U.S. candy business Russell Stover, and the two companies could announce an agreement as early as next week, … More »Swiss chocolate maker Lindt near deal to buy Russell Stover: report

    Packages of Diva chocolate truffles of Swiss chocolatier Lindt & Spruengli are displayed during the company's annual news conference in Kilchberg

    Swiss-based chocolate maker Lindt & Spruengli is in advanced discussions to acquire family-owned U.S. candy business Russell Stover, and the two companies could announce an agreement as early as next week, the Financial Times reported on Saturday. Russell Stover, known for its boxed chocolates, is the third-largest U.S. …

  • Shire seeks AbbVie bid of close to 53 pounds per share: sources

    By Olivia Oran and Soyoung Kim NEW YORK (Reuters) - Shire Plc is seeking a higher takeover offer from U.S. drugmaker AbbVie Inc that would value the company at about 31 billion pounds ($53 billion), according … More »Shire seeks AbbVie bid of close to 53 pounds per share: sources

    By Olivia Oran and Soyoung Kim NEW YORK (Reuters) - Shire Plc is seeking a higher takeover offer from U.S. drugmaker AbbVie Inc that would value the company at about 31 billion pounds ($53 billion), according to people familiar with the matter. Shire, which on Friday confirmed it has met with AbbVie to discuss a takeover, …

  • Private jets are seen at the Embraer headquarters in Sao Jose dos Campos
    Brazil's Embraer to sell 25 planes to China during Xi visit

    Brazil will announce the sale of about 25 planes made by Embraer SA to Chinese airlines on Thursday during a visit by China's President Xi Jinping, a Brazilian official said. President Dilma Rousseff's … More »Brazil's Embraer to sell 25 planes to China during Xi visit

    Private jets are seen at the Embraer headquarters in Sao Jose dos Campos

    Brazil will announce the sale of about 25 planes made by Embraer SA to Chinese airlines on Thursday during a visit by China's President Xi Jinping, a Brazilian official said. President Dilma Rousseff's international affairs advisor, Marco Aurelio Garcia, said on Friday that the aircraft sale and plans for cooperation in …

  • U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Yellen smiles at the inaugural Michel Camdessus Central Banking Lecture in Washington
    Charting a path to 'normalization'

    By Robin Emmott BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Investors shift focus this coming week from trouble spots such as Portugal's biggest listed bank to a marathon testimony by the U.S. Fed chair that could help chart … More »Charting a path to 'normalization'

    U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Yellen smiles at the inaugural Michel Camdessus Central Banking Lecture in Washington

    By Robin Emmott BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Investors shift focus this coming week from trouble spots such as Portugal's biggest listed bank to a marathon testimony by the U.S. Fed chair that could help chart a global path towards post-crisis "normalization". Concerns about losses associated with the founding family of Banco …

  • Newport and Camel cigarettes are stacked on a shelf inside a tobacco store in New York
    Acquisition talks show Reynolds' taste for menthol

    By Anjali Athavaley NEW YORK (Reuters) - The enduring popularity of menthol may be a big motivator behind Reynolds American Inc's interest in buying smaller rival Lorillard Inc , which has the best-selling … More »Acquisition talks show Reynolds' taste for menthol

    Newport and Camel cigarettes are stacked on a shelf inside a tobacco store in New York

    By Anjali Athavaley NEW YORK (Reuters) - The enduring popularity of menthol may be a big motivator behind Reynolds American Inc's interest in buying smaller rival Lorillard Inc , which has the best-selling U.S. cigarette brand with the additive. While potential cost savings from economies of scale in a declining industry …

  • Sun rises to the east of the U.S. Federal Reserve building in Washington
    Fed officials debate timing of interest rate increases: WSJ

    (Reuters) - A debate is intensifying among the Federal Reserve's regional bank presidents about whether to push interest rates up from zero sooner than planned because of recent improvements in the U.S. … More »Fed officials debate timing of interest rate increases: WSJ

    Sun rises to the east of the U.S. Federal Reserve building in Washington

    (Reuters) - A debate is intensifying among the Federal Reserve's regional bank presidents about whether to push interest rates up from zero sooner than planned because of recent improvements in the U.S. job market, the Wall Street Journal reported. Most Fed officials at June's policy meeting didn't see rate increases until …

  • Falcone, the head of Harbinger Capital Partners, which owns LightSquared, arrives at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Manhattan
    Harbinger sues U.S. government over wireless company LightSquared: report

    Phil Falcone's governmentPartners has filed suit against the U.S. government, accusing it of reneging on an agreement regarding bankrupt Harbinger-backed wireless company LightSquared LP, the Wall Street … More »Harbinger sues U.S. government over wireless company LightSquared: report

    Falcone, the head of Harbinger Capital Partners, which owns LightSquared, arrives at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Manhattan

    Phil Falcone's governmentPartners has filed suit against the U.S. government, accusing it of reneging on an agreement regarding bankrupt Harbinger-backed wireless company LightSquared LP, the Wall Street Journal reported. Harbinger, in a suit filed on Friday in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in Washington, said global …

  • A worker is seen behind scaffoldings at a construction site near the Fernsehturm TV tower in Berlin
    After decades of disappointment, Berlin's economy looks up

    By Stephen Brown BERLIN (Reuters) - It has taken a quarter of a century longer than hoped but Berlin is now glimpsing the prosperity that was supposed to land in its lap after the Wall came down in 1989 … More »After decades of disappointment, Berlin's economy looks up

    A worker is seen behind scaffoldings at a construction site near the Fernsehturm TV tower in Berlin

    By Stephen Brown BERLIN (Reuters) - It has taken a quarter of a century longer than hoped but Berlin is now glimpsing the prosperity that was supposed to land in its lap after the Wall came down in 1989 and it was restored as the jubilant capital of Germany. Twenty five years after reunification, Berlin remains a work …

  • Scale model of a CS100 Bombardier airplane is displayed in Montreal
    Bombardier strikes CSeries deal with lessor Falko Regional Aircraft

    By Solarina Ho TORONTO (Reuters) - Bombardier Inc said on Saturday that Falko Regional Aircraft Limited, a lessor based in Britain, has signed two letters of intent to buy up to 24 CS100 jets, the first … More »Bombardier strikes CSeries deal with lessor Falko Regional Aircraft

    Scale model of a CS100 Bombardier airplane is displayed in Montreal

    By Solarina Ho TORONTO (Reuters) - Bombardier Inc said on Saturday that Falko Regional Aircraft Limited, a lessor based in Britain, has signed two letters of intent to buy up to 24 CS100 jets, the first new CSeries deal announced since the first quarter. The deal comes just as the UK's Farnborough International Airshow …

 

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