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Business Japan's Mitsubishi sets sights on niche in aircraft sector Japan's Mitsubishi sets sights on niche in aircraft sector
At a tightly guarded factory in central Japan, Mitsubishi, a maker of the Zero fighter planes of World War II, is launching its MRJ regional jet and aiming to fulfill Japan's long-cherished ambitions to regain status as a major aviation power.
Business Mattel reveals CEO didn't resign - he was fired Mattel reveals CEO didn't resign - he was fired
Mattel Inc. said in a regulatory filing that it terminated former CEO Bryan Stockton, which starkly differs from a statement made earlier this year, when the toy maker said he had resigned.
Business Stronger U.S. economy and dollar tighten Latin American ties Stronger U.S. economy and dollar tighten Latin American ties
Across Latin America, companies increasingly are looking north for business. The prospect of tighter commercial ties across the Americas has handed the United States a chance to reclaim some of the regional economic and political clout it lost to a surging China.
Business Shell's $70 billion takeover could herald wave of mergers Shell's $70 billion takeover could herald wave of mergers
Oil and gas company Shell has agreed to buy British rival BG Group for 47 billion pounds ($69.7 billion) in cash and stock, in a deal that may signal a new wave of mega-mergers as the energy industry tries to adapt to lower prices.