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  • Parent company EADS said demand for its commercial aircraft helped boost its Q3 profits increase by 45%.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 14, 2013, 5:36 AM EST
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  • BART lead negotiator Thomas P. Hock, right, talks with members of the media as he enters Caltran's offices during negotiations with BART management and union members on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 in Oakland, Calif.

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A major San Francisco Bay Area rapid transit system will continue to run commuter train service at least through the weekend after unions and management agreed late Thursday to extend labor talks past a midnight deadline, officials said.

    Bay Area Rapid Transit and two of its largest unions, the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1555 and the Service Employees International Union Local 1021, agreed to resume talks starting Friday as the parties were facing the end of a 60-day, state-mandated cooling-off period that prohibited a strike.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 11, 2013, 4:45 AM EDT
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