Politics

Boeing Expected to Prevail in Dispute With Bombardier

In April last year, Delta Air Lines Co. (NYSE: DAL) placed an order with Canada's Bombardier for 75 of the company's CS100 passenger jets and an option on an additional ...
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Interior Secretary Endorses Shrinking 6 National Monuments

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that six of 27 national monuments under review by the Trump administration be reduced in size and proposes changes to several others. A leaked ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Rolling Stone, one of the original counter-culture media outlets, will be sold after a half-century of ownership by founder Jann Wenner, according to The New York Times The Senate wants ...
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North Korea Thumbs Nose at World, Launches Another Missile Over Japan

North Korea is not backing down. Flouting international condemnation, the isolated rogue nation fired a ballistic missile over the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido Friday. The launch is the second ...
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North Korea: Country and Military by the Numbers

The government of North Korea launched a ballistic missile Thursday evening that flew over the Japanese island of Hokkaido before falling into the ocean. This is the second such North ...
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Can North Korea Really Destroy Tokyo?

Can North Korea actually destroy Tokyo, with a population of almost 13 million people, in a nuclear holocaust? It sounds like the stuff of a Cold War novel from a ...
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Failure to Raise Debt Ceiling Could Cost US Top Debt Rating — Perhaps Forever

The federal government is running up against the congressionally mandated U.S. debt ceiling of $19.81 trillion. Unless the ceiling is raised, the federal government could be unable to borrow more ...
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Boeing Claims Victory in Subsidy Case; Airbus Disagrees

The long-running dispute between Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and Airbus related to subsidies paid by governments to the two aerospace giants inched forward on Monday when the World Trade Organization ...
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North Korea: Country and Military by the Numbers

For the first time in a year, the government of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), more commonly known as North Korea, claims to have conducted a successful nuclear ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Gasoline prices have started to rise due to the effects of Hurricane Harvey. In some areas, they rose as much as 10 cents in a day. Lock-downs of refineries probably ...
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North Korea and Debt Ceiling Tie as Disasters for US Economy

Job creation continues to rumble forward and even gain momentum at a pace rarely seen in U.S. history since World War II. Real estate prices continue to soar in many ...
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What Does the Betting Market Say About US Politics?

Do you think President Donald Trump will be impeached during his first term in office? Well, pardner, no matter which side of that bet you like, now you can place ...
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Fitch Ratings Warns on US AAA Debt Rating

The U.S. government will run into its congressionally mandated debt limit in October unless the Congress raises it above its current ceiling of $19.81 trillion. If the debt ceiling is ...
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How Vulnerable Is the US Electricity Grid to a Cyberattack?

The President's National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC) on Tuesday released its report on the threat of cyberattacks on the nation's critical infrastructure. That infrastructure includes the U.S. electricity, finance and ...
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Defense Contracts Go to Boeing, Northrop to Begin $1.5 Trillion Upgrade to US Nuclear Arsenal

The U.S. Air Force on Monday awarded one contract valued at $349 million to Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and another valued at $329 million to Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) ...
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