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Enterprise Services wins $787 mln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon

Enterprise Services LLC, a unit of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co, has been awarded a U.S. defense contract with a maximum potential value of $787 million for the existing Next Generation Enterprise Network, the Pentagon said on Wednesday. (Reporting by Eric Beech)

UPDATE 1-LaSalle board sides with Pebblebrook offer

The board of U.S. hotel owner LaSalle Hotel Properties on Wednesday sided with Pebblebrook Hotel Trust's takeover proposal, ditching a $4.8 billion all-cash offer from private equity firm Blackstone Group LP .

UPDATE 3-Gordon weakens after storm kills child in Florida

Tropical Storm Gordon weakened into a depression on Wednesday after making landfall on Tuesday night near the Alabama-Mississippi border and killing a child when a tree fell on a mobile home in Florida, the National Hurricane Center said.

LaSalle says to go with Pebblebrook offer

The board of LaSalle Hotel Properties said on Wednesday the unsolicited offer from Pebblebrook Hotel Trust constituted a "superior proposal" to that from Blackstone Group LP.

Salini, FCC and AECOM win $1.5 bln airport project in Peru

A consortium that includes Italian builder Salini Impregilo SpA, Spain's FCC Construccion and AECOM won a contract for expanding the airport in Lima, Peru, the airport's operator, Lima Airport Partners (LAP), said on Wednesday.