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He’s a great political survivor of the age – but is this the end of Netanyahu?

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Israelis return to the polls with the world asking: is this the end of the Netanyahu era? Benjamin Netanyahu is Israel’s longest-serving prime minister. If he wins it will be his fifth term in office. He is one of the great political survivors of his age, but this time Bibi, as his supporters call him, Read More

Apple says $14 billion EU tax order ‘defies reality and common sense’

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LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – The European Union’s order to Apple (AAPL.O) to pay 13 billion euros ($14 billion) in back taxes “defies reality and common sense”, the U.S. firm said as the two sides sparred in a case key to the EU’s crackdown on sweetheart deals to multinationals. The iPhone maker is appealing to Europe’s second Read More

International panel to criticize U.S. FAA’s Boeing 737 MAX approval process: WSJ

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FILE PHOTO: Grounded Boeing 737 MAX aircraft are seen parked in an aerial photo at Boeing Field in Seattle, Washington, U.S. July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson/File Photo (Reuters) – A panel of international air-safety regulators is finishing a report, which is expected to criticize the initial U.S. approval process for Boeing Co’s (BA.N) 737 MAX Read More

FAA chief to meet with Boeing officials, test 737 MAX simulator

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – New Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) chief Stephen Dickson plans to fly to Seattle this week to fly “newly configured” Boeing 737 MAX software in a simulator and will visit with Boeing (BA.N) officials, the agency said Monday. FILE PHOTO: A Boeing 737 MAX aircraft is seen grounded at a storage area in Read More

Pakistan to send its 1st astronaut to space by 2022, says country’s tech minister

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Pakistan’s technology minister has confirmed that the country will be sending its first astronaut to space within the next three years, with the assistance of China. In an interview Sunday, Minister Fawad Chaudhry said that the selection process will begin in 2020 as Pakistan and its partner China commence preparations to launch Pakistan’s first manned Read More

Airbus, French exporters slip as U.S. tariffs loom in subsidy row

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A logo of Airbus is seen on a flag at Airbus headquarters in Blagnac, near Toulouse, France, February 14, 2019. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) – Shares in Airbus (AIR.PA) and other key French exporters fell on Monday as Europe and the United States edged closer toward tit-for-tat sanctions in a long-running dispute over aircraft subsidies. Read More

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy protection

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP filed for bankruptcy protection in New York Sunday night, succumbing to pressure from more than 2,000 lawsuits alleging the company helped fuel the deadly U.S. opioid epidemic. FILE PHOTO: Bottles of prescription painkiller OxyContin pills, made by Purdue Pharma LP sit on a counter at a Read More