India had its airline-safety ranking downgraded by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration after the South Asian nation failed to find enough officials to ensure safe operation of flights, putting the country on a par with Zimbabwe and Indonesia.
Ford Motor Co. Chief Executive Officer Alan Mulally said he intends to stay as head of the second-biggest U.S. carmaker through next year, following reports that Microsoft Corp. may seek to recruit him.
Intel Corp.’s delayed delivery of software that conserves computer battery life is holding up development of some tablets running the latest version of Microsoft Corp.’s Windows operating system, a person with knowledge of the matter said.
A military tribunal for the accused plotters of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks ended a week of hearings without resolving questions such as whether constitutional rights will apply and whether interrogation techniques such as “waterboarding” can be discussed openly.
Lawyers for Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other men accused of planning the Sept. 11 terror attacks pledged to be as zealous in the defense of their clients as the defendants were defiant before a military judge.
The second attempt to prosecute Khalid Sheikh Mohammed on charges he orchestrated the Sept. 11 attacks got off to a slow start as defense assaults on the tribunal’s integrity and the judge’s competence may foreshadow a years-long legal slog aimed at justice for almost 3,000 victims.
Exillon Energy Plc, a U.K. company drilling for oil in Russia, climbed the most in more than 16 months in London trading after saying total production rose 45 percent in 2012 and its reserves beat targets.