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Obama to ambitious governors: 'Make yourselves at home' in White House

Feb 23 2014

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama invited state governors, some eyeing runs at the presidency in 2016 and beyond, to "make yourselves at home" during a black-tie dinner at the White House on Sunday honoring governors in town for an annual meeting.

Industry worries about impact of budget cuts on FAA towers

Sep 05 2013

WASHINGTON Industry executives urged Congress to help the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration avoid the disruptive air traffic tower closures that created chaos earlier this year as the next round of sequester cuts looms in October.

Pentagon arms chief aims to preserve R&D weapons funding

Sep 04 2013

WASHINGTON The Pentagon's chief weapons buyer said he was considering funding early work on a next-generation ground combat vehicle and rotorcraft to ensure the United States maintained its edge in weapons despite steep budget cuts.

Boeing starts production of U.S. Air Force tankers

Sep 04 2013

WASHINGTON Boeing Co has begun building aerial tankers for the U.S. Air Force after passing a critical design review earlier this summer, a top executive said on Tuesday. | Video

Boeing sees Brazil jet deal decided on merits, not politics

Sep 03 2013

WASHINGTON Boeing Co's chances to win a $4 billion contract to sell fighter jets to Brazil should not be damaged by allegations that the United States spied on Brazil's president, the head of the aerospace company's defense unit said on Tuesday.

Boeing sees Brazil jet deal decided on merits, not politics

Sep 03 2013

WASHINGTON Boeing Co's chances to win a $4 billion contract to sell fighter jets to Brazil should not be damaged by allegations that the United States spied on Brazil's president, the head of the aerospace company's defense unit said on Tuesday.

Boeing starts production of U.S. Air Force tankers

Sep 03 2013

WASHINGTON Boeing Co has begun building aerial tankers for the U.S. Air Force after passing a critical design review earlier this summer, a top executive said on Tuesday.

Boeing starts production of U.S. Air Force tankers

Sep 03 2013

WASHINGTON Boeing Co has begun building aerial tankers for the U.S. Air Force after passing a critical design review earlier this summer, a top executive said on Tuesday.

U.S. budget cuts hitting long-term unemployed hard

Aug 13 2013

WASHINGTON Phyllis Kennedy is facing a bleak future. U.S. government budget tightening has slashed her weekly unemployment check by more than a fifth, and her prospects of finding a job are grim after over a year of unemployment.

U.S. consumer credit rises less than expected in June

Aug 07 2013

WASHINGTON U.S. consumer credit rose less than expected in June, Federal Reserve data showed on Wednesday, as loans for items such as cars and education increased while credit card use fell by the most in a year.

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