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Honeywell launches new business unit to capture drone market

Honeywell International Inc, a major supplier of aerospace products, said Monday it launched an unmanned aerial systems business to bet on the autonomous aviation space – drones, air taxis, and

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Wall Street closes higher as Fed soothes recovery worries

Wall Street closed higher on Monday following an announcement by the U.S. Federal Reserve regarding its corporate bond purchasing program that boosted investor confidence, which had been wavering amid a

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Meatpacking workers often absent after Trump order to reopen

Smithfield Foods Inc [SFII.UL] is missing about a third of its employees at a South Dakota pork plant because they are quarantined or afraid to return to work after a

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U.S. mattress business springs back from pandemic shutdown

The U.S. mattress business has bounced back after months of shutdowns from the coronavirus pandemic kept customers away. Sales at Holder Mattress Co. were up about 30% last month, compared

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Coal Trade Unions to Strike Work For Three Days in July, to Give Notice on June 18

The major trade unions of Coal India and Singareni Collieries Company Limited will strike work for three days from July 2 to press for withdrawal of commercial mining, their spokesmen

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Honda resumes production at plants hit by suspected cyber attack

Japan’s Honda Motor Co (7267.T) has resumed production at automobile and motorcycle plants in the United States and other countries after they were hit by a suspected cyber attack this

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Take Five: Pump it up

“Rise and rise again until lambs become lions,” runs an oft-quoted line from the 2010 film ‘Robin Hood’. The motto is being taken seriously by all those merry men and

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