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North Korea says it’s ‘entirely up to the US what Christmas gift’ it gets

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Washington and Pyongyang have made little progress in their discussions about dismantling North Korea’s nuclear and missile program. Source link: Click here for more
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Army chief navigates potentially tricky case after Navy secretary is fired over SEAL controversy

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Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy emphasized the importance of deliberation when he was asked about President Trump’s intervention in controversial cases including one involving a convicted Navy SEAL. Source link: Click here for more
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Amazon files lawsuit contesting Pentagon’s $10 billion cloud contract to Microsoft

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics centre in Boves, France, November 5, 2019. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File Photo (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc on Friday filed a lawsuit in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims contesting the Pentagon’s award of an up to $10 billion cloud computing...
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Emirates jet swap opens door to Boeing 787 deal in Dubai

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DUBAI (Reuters) – Emirates agreed to buy its first Boeing (BA.N) 787 Dreamliners in a last-minute, $9 billion deal at the Dubai Airshow on Wednesday while reducing its order for the U.S. planemaker’s delayed 777X model. Boeing 787 Dreamliner performs air display during the second day of Dubai Air Show...
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Crunch talks lead to Emirates order for 30 Boeing Dreamliners

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FILE PHOTO: A Boeing logo pictured during the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) at Geneva Airport, Switzerland, May 28, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo DUBAI (Reuters) – Emirates unveiled an $8.8 billion order for 30 Boeing (BA.N) 787-9 Dreamliners after intense last-minute talks at the Dubai Airshow on Wednesday,...
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Emirates close to buying 30 Boeing 787 amid fleet review: sources

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DUBAI (Reuters) – Emirates and Boeing (BA.N) were poised on Wednesday to seal a compromise deal that would see the Dubai carrier order around 30 787 Dreamliners, paving the way for a reduced order for delayed 777X jets, people familiar with the matter said. FILE PHOTO: The Boeing logo at...
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U.S. watchdog backs Bezos’ protest over key Pentagon launch program

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. watchdog on Monday backed a protest from Jeff Bezos’ space company that challenged the Pentagon’s military space launch procurement strategy, showing support for one of the Amazon billionaire’s disputes with major agency procurement programs. FILE PHOTO: Founder, Chairman, CEO and President of Amazon Jeff Bezos...
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Boeing, Airbus kept in suspense over big Dubai jet deals

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DUBAI (Reuters) – Airbus (AIR.PA) and Boeing (BA.N) fought to save billions of dollars of jet deals on Sunday as host airline Emirates kept the Dubai Airshow in suspense over dozens of tentative orders designed to fine-tune the world’s largest international airline network. A visitor walks during the first day...
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Trump wants South Korea to pay more for defense. He shouldn’t stop there

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President Donald Trump’s long-running demand that NATO countries pay more for their own defense isn’t just about Europe. Now, the administration is stepping up its efforts to get Asian countries to cough up more too, writes Jake Novak. Source link: Click here for more
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U.S. defense chief rejects Amazon’s accusations of bias in cloud contract

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SEOUL (Reuters) – U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Friday rejected any suggestion of bias in a Pentagon decision to award Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) an up to $10 billion cloud computing contract, after Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) announced plans to challenge it. U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper speaks at a joint...

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