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China war drills: US commandos capture Japanese island to show Beijing they’re ‘not kidding around’

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US special forces, aided by F-35 stealth fighters and rocket artillery units, have practiced capturing a small Japanese island as part of a new operational concept to counter China in the Indo-Pacific theater. Members of the US Marines, Army and Air Force invaded and secured Japan’s Ie Jima Island as they polished-up their Expeditionary Advance Read More

Wall Street Week Ahead: Doubts increase that first quarter will be earnings low point

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – As Wall Street braces for what may be the first U.S. profit decline since 2016, investors say the first quarter may not mark the low point for 2019 earnings. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., March 22, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid In Read More

Missouri River flooding forces evacuation of 7,500 from waterfront city

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ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (Reuters) – Record floodwaters that submerged vast stretches of Nebraska and Iowa farmland along America’s longest river reached a new crest on Friday at the waterfront city of St. Joseph, Missouri, forcing chaotic evacuations of thousands from low-lying areas. Buildings submerged in floodwaters in Bellevue, Nebraska, March 20, 2019. Bellevue (Nebraska) Police Read More

Image sharing website Pinterest files for IPO

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(Reuters) – Pinterest Inc, the owner of the image search website known for the food and fashion photos that its users post, filed for an initial public offering with U.S. regulators on Friday, looking to tap into a red-hot market for new stock offerings. A Pinterest banner hangs on the facade of the New York Read More

Allergan promises independent board chair in next leadership change

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A trader works at the post that trades Parsley Energy Inc. and Allergan Plc., on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) April 5, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (Reuters) – Allergan Plc plans to elect an independent board chairman, starting with the next leadership transition, the Botox maker said on Friday, as the drugmaker Read More

U.S. lawmaker seeks Boeing whistleblowers, some MAX 737 orders in jeopardy

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WASHINGTON/JAKARTA (Reuters) – A U.S. lawmaker on Friday urged current or former Boeing Co and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) employees to come forward with any information about the certification program for the 737 MAX, which has suffered two fatal crashes in five months. Boeing and the FAA are under global regulatory scrutiny over software and Read More

Musk's lawyers call tweet in SEC's contempt bid 'not material'

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FILE PHOTO: SpaceX founder Elon Musk looks on at a post-launch news conference after the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying the Crew Dragon spacecraft, lifted off on an uncrewed test flight to the International Space Station from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, U.S., March 2, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake NEW YORK (Reuters) – Read More

Some Boeing 737 MAX orders in jeopardy, U.S. pilots try software fix

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JAKARTA/CHICAGO (Reuters) – Indonesian airline Garuda plans to cancel a $6 billion order for Boeing 737 MAX jets because some passengers say they would be frightened to board the plane after two fatal crashes, although industry analysts said the deal was already in doubt. Still, Garuda is the first airline to publicly announce plans to Read More

Musk's lawyers say U.S. SEC has not met heavy burden to show contempt

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FILE PHOTO: SpaceX founder Elon Musk looks on at a post-launch news conference after the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying the Crew Dragon spacecraft, lifted off on an uncrewed test flight to the International Space Station from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, U.S., March 2, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake NEW YORK (Reuters) – Read More

‘Like Netanyahu’s spokesman’: What is behind Trump’s call to recognize Golan Heights as Israeli

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Washington seems to be eager to once again blatantly violate international law, only to allegedly rig polls in another state in favor of one man – the Israeli prime minister, analysts believe. US President Donald Trump has once again baffled the world with a tweet – this time by calling on the US to “fully Read More