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1st large Chinese-made passenger jet takes its maiden flight

The plane is created to hold between 155 and 175 seats and fly 2,530 miles. The "C" in the aircraft's name stands for both China and COMAC, while 9 symbolizes "forever" in Chinese culture, and 19 re...

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Tillerson seeks action on NKorea as he meets SE Asia bloc

Eight foreign ministers and two other senior officials from the 10 nations traveled across the world for the face-to-face with Tillerson. China meanwhile claims ownership of nearly the entire South Ch...

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Macron Ahead of Marine Le Pen in Overseas Runoff Voting

Macron Ahead of Marine Le Pen in Overseas Runoff Voting

Opinion polls had appeared to leave little doubt, suggesting Emmanuel Macron would be victor, with more than 60% of the vote. But Ms Le Pen is hoping to spring a shock that would resonate as widel...

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Congress Says Airline Customer Service Has to Improve

Congress Says Airline Customer Service Has to Improve

On Capitol Hill, House transportation committee chairman Bill Shuster said carriers should use the notoriety of last month's forcible removal of a passenger to make much-needed improvements. Alaska Ai...

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Montana mill: New tariffs on Canadian timber are a good start

Montana mill: New tariffs on Canadian timber are a good start

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday that Canada and the US could suffer from what he called a "thickening" border, a day after the Trump administration imposed new tariffs on softwoo...

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Polls open as France elects new president

Polls open as France elects new president

The projections are based on vote counts in selected constituencies, then extrapolated nationwide. She sees a parallel between Trump's election and Brexit - because both came as a surprise - but not...

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Brexit price rises slam brakes on GDP growth

Reduced business investment in inventories and government spending cuts also crimped gross domestic product growth. He said that strong business and consumer sentiment "must be released from the...

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Blood Samples Prove Assad Used Sarin In Syria

Blood Samples Prove Assad Used Sarin In Syria

The U.S. administration has imposed new sanctions on Syrian regime personnel responsible for stockpiling chemical weapons and ballistic missiles. "These sanctions are meant to hold the Assad regim...

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Chibok girls released by Boko Haram arrive in Abuja -Reuters witness

Thousands of others have been abducted, and remain unaccounted for. "Today, 82 more #ChibokGirls were released", he said . The Nigerian government announced the release of the girls on Saturday wit...

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Could The Health Care Vote Cost Republicans The House Majority?

Could The Health Care Vote Cost Republicans The House Majority?

And it would overhaul the way the federal government helps people pay for coverage - providing tax credits to those higher on the income scale, but making them less generous for many lower-income enro...

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Aviation experts hail strong momentum of China's aviation industry

The takeoff of the C919 brought cheers and applause from hundreds of invited guests at Shanghai Pudong International Airport and was broadcast live on Chinese state television. Already the second-larg...

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Buffett says AHCA is tax cut for the rich

Warren Buffett blames the fraud scandal at Wells Fargo on a case of misplaced incentives, compounded by the "huge, huge error" of ignoring whistleblowers. "I don't know that much about cyber, but I do...

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Warren Buffett: Trump-style tax cut would benefit shareholders

Warren Buffett likened unemployed workers to animals that are helpless to avoid vehicle crashes, and said the US must do more to help those displaced by competition from overseas and technology. When ...

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'I blew it': Warren Buffett laments missing out on Google

Berkshire Hathaway Inc BRKa.N shareholders on Saturday rejected a proposal to have the conglomerate run by Warren Buffett disclose its political contributions twice a year. A six-month investigation b...

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White House announces Trump visit to Israel on first trip overseas

Trump hailed the planned visits as important to building a coalition of partners who share the goals of fighting terrorism and bringing safety and stability to the Middle East. Afterwards, Donald Tru...

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Democrats see a winning issue in opposing GOP health bill

The outspoken and immediate skepticism pointed to a long road ahead in the Senate. "They've been wrong before and they can certainly be wrong again, " she also said during Friday's White House pres...

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People receive free comics for "Free Comic Book Day"

But the overwhelming holiday-analogy made by rejoicing geeks on Staten Island for Free Comic Book Day Saturday was Christmas: the act of giving free stories to true comic fans is the real gift. Ma...

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Boost for Donald Trump as USA jobs growth rebounds

Average hourly earnings in March increased by 2.6% and are now rising at their fastest pace in a decade, giving credibility to the Federal Reserve's conviction that interest rates can be raised thro...

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Golf takes break from norm at inaugural GolfSixes

One point is awarded for each hole won, with teams claiming three points for a win and one for a draw. "We were in the Group of Death and knew we would have to play well to finish in the top two", W...

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Berkshire Hathaway shareholder events continue Sunday

In October, Chief Executive Officer John Stumpf resigned after testifying to Congress on why the lender opened 2 million bank accounts without customers' permission. Buffett said during the Berkshire ...

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