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  • FAA certifies Boeing 787-9 with GE engines

    FAA certifies Boeing 787-9 with GE engines
    The FAA has certified Boeing Co's 787-9 Dreamliner for use with General Electric Co engines, clearing the way for first deliveries of the new aircraft with the U.S.-made engines expected later this month. The 787-9 is a larger version of the original...
  • Self-evaluation: Philbin calls audible

    Self-evaluation: Philbin calls audible
    Let's see if this helps: When Dolphins players arrived for their first meeting of training camp, the music video from the Pharrell Williams song, "Happy," was playing on the large screen typically reserved for football video. That started a different...
  • U.S. risk council takes next step in MetLife systemic review

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. financial risk council has gathered enough evidence to decide whether insurer MetLife should be designated as a systemically important firm, a source familiar with the situation said. Closing the evidentiary record...
  • A pastime pivot

    A pastime pivot
    Ed Darrah did not set out to become a needlework artist. Darrah joined the U.S. Marine Corps in 1945, when he was 17. The World War II veteran served for 3 1/2 years, mostly working in China to repatriate the Japanese out of China. Once he left the...
  • More Largesse For UConn

    Whatever UConn wants, UConn gets. Thanks to an unelected board of trustees that doesn't answer to the public and a delusional governor, taxpayers are footing the bill for the $1.5 billion Next Generation Connecticut program at Storrs. This program to...
  • U.S. moves to cash in on African economic promise

    U.S. moves to cash in on African economic promise
    When Kevin Smith and his partners started a solar energy firm in Santa Monica in 2008, they expected to sell their technology to advanced economies in Europe and the United States. But much of the action has been in a part of the world Smith initially...
  • Dad took sons, 3 and 12, on burglary job, cops say

    Dad took sons, 3 and 12, on burglary job, cops say
    Lending new meaning to the "Take Your Child to Work" concept, detectives said a man brought his two sons, ages 3 and 12, with him Monday on the job — which involved breaking into houses and stealing appliances. Like a modern-day Fagin, the...
  • U.S.-Africa summit garners over $17 billion in investment pledges

    U.S.-Africa summit garners over $17 billion in investment pledges
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - African leaders on Tuesday called for a deeper economic relationship with the United States, hailing investment pledges totaling more than $17 billion at a Washington summit as a fresh step in the right direction. U.S. and...
  • U.S. shouldn't bankroll corporate welfare: Front Burner

    U.S. shouldn't bankroll corporate welfare: Front Burner
    The U.S. Export-Import Bank, as we know it, will cease to exist anyway. Given the 113th Congress' record of inaction on momentous issues affecting this nation, failing to renew the charter for the Ex-Im Bank, which only supports 2 percent of U.S....
  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan" by Rick Perlstein; Simon & Schuster (856 pages, $37.50) "The Invisible Bridge" is the third beefy volume in Perlstein's chronicle...
  • Electrolux in talks to buy GE's appliance business

    Electrolux said Thursday that it's in talks to acquire General Electric's appliance business. "No agreement has been reached, and there can be no assurances that an agreement will be reached," the Swedish company said in a brief statement announcing...
  • After Skewering Commercials For Decades, 'Saturday Night Live' Starts To Embrace Them

    After creating fake ads for dubious products like Mom Jeans, Little Chocolate Donuts, the Bathroom Monkey and the CNN Pregnancy Test, "Saturday Night Live" is developing a stronger interest in real ones. Broadway Video, the production company behind...