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Boeing and China seal $37B in airplane deals

With President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping looking on, Boeing and China Aviation Supplies Holding Co. today signed an agreement for the purchase of 300 airplanes valued at more than $37 billion. The agreement provided a public relations … Continue reading

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President Trump disbands 2 business councils

President Donald Trump says he’s disbanding two of his business advisory councils, focusing on manufacturing as well as strategy and policy. The move comes amid a wave of criticism and resignations sparked by last weekend’s deadly violence at a white … Continue reading

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Air Force One discount deal goes through

The U.S. Air Force says it’s getting a good deal on two Boeing 747s that were built for a now-bankrupt Russian airline and will now be converted into presidential Air Force One jets. However, it’s not saying exactly how good … Continue reading

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Trump reactivates National Space Council

After months of foreshadowing, President Donald Trump today signed an executive order to revive the National Space Council, a move that’s likely to open the way for space policy changes that have been largely put on hold during the White House transition. … Continue reading

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Elon Musk: I’ll dump Trump over climate pact

Tech billionaire Elon Musk says he’ll have no choice but to leave his posts on the White House’s advisory councils if President Donald Trump decides to withdraw from the landmark Paris climate accord. Multiple news reports, attributed to unnamed administration … Continue reading

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Trump puts quake alert on shaky ground

The Trump administration wants to eliminate federal support for the West Coast’s ShakeAlert earthquake warning system, but its backers in Congress won’t let it go without a fight. “Defunding the earthquake early warning system isn’t just irresponsible – it’s dangerous,” Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Wash., … Continue reading

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Trump calls for speeding up trips to Mars

Humans on Mars by 2024? President Donald Trump set that time frame today, almost certainly in jest, during a congratulatory video call to the International Space Station and its record-setting commander, NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson. The purpose of the orbital … Continue reading

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