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Marriott adds 2 Autograph hotels

Marriott International Inc., the Bethesda-based hotel company, on Tuesday announced it will expand its Autograph Collection portfolio in Europe with properties in Zurich, Switzerland and Barcelona, Spain. They are scheduled to open next year. The Kameha Grand Zurich will have ...

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European service chooses Hughes

Solaris Mobile LLC, a European mobile satellite service operator, on Friday announced it will use a product from Hughes Network Systems LLC, of Germantown, to enable wireless mobile devices to communicate over the satellite portion of Solaris Mobile’s network. Solaris ...

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European watchdog approves US Airways, AMR merger

AMSTERDAM — European authorities have cleared US Airways Group Inc.’s proposed merger with American Airlines’ parent company, AMR Corp. — on the condition that they give up one slot at London’s Heathrow airport and take steps to foster competition on ...

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Trade gap hit $48.7 billion in November

WASHINGTON — The U.S. trade deficit expanded in November to its widest point in seven months, driven by a surge in imports that outpaced only modest growth in exports. The Commerce Department report Friday suggests trade will drag on economic ...

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A year later, S&P downgrade of U.S. looks like a dud

WASHINGTON — The rating agency Standard & Poor’s stunned the world a year ago by stripping the U.S. government of its prized AAA bond rating. The downgrade of long-term U.S. Treasurys threatened to sow chaos in financial markets, driving up ...

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U.S. economic growth slowed to 1.5 pct. rate in Q2

WASHINGTON — U.S. economic growth slowed to an annual rate of just 1.5 percent from April through June, as Americans cut back sharply on spending. The weaker growth adds to worries that the economy could be stalling three years after ...

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