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Saudi Arabia seeks crown prince’s civil immunity

Welcome to Monday, the 50th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s White House meeting with President Richard Nixon. Here are some news items to get your week started. — Saudi Arabia seeks crown prince’s immunity from U.S. lawsuit. — Texas could face ...

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Grace expects $7M in lost earnings after Middle East strife (access required)

W. R. Grace and Co., a Columbia-based supplier of catalysts and engineered materials, said its fourth-quarter and full-year earnings to be between $7 million and $8 million lower than expected because of the mid-September attacks on Saudi oil and gas production facilities in the Middle East.

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Lockheed setting up Saudi facility

Lockheed Martin, the Bethesda-based security and aerospace company, announced on Monday that Lockheed and Advanced Electronics Co. will establish a repair facility in Saudi Arabia for the Sniper targeting system. Lockheed Martin employees will train AEC technicians to perform maintenance ...

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‘Palatial’ Ritz-Carlton opens in Riyadh

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Co. LLC of Chevy Chase announced the opening Monday of its first hotel in Saudi Arabia, the “palatial” Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh. The hotel has 493 rooms and suites includes 49 two-bedroom Royal Suites, each measuring 4,574 square feet; ...

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