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A formation of nine Royal Air Force Red Arrows Hawk aircraft fly alongside a Boeing 777 aircraft during the Dubai Airshow in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (AP Photo/Red Arrows, Cpl Andy Benson, File)

US companies eye Middle East airshow for sales

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. companies that dominate global aviation are eyeing the Middle East’s largest airshow in hopes of inking deals worth billions of dollars as the region’s economies continue to expand […]

11/14/2013

Lockheed Martin cutting 4,000 jobs, closing plants

  BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Lockheed Martin is cutting 4,000 jobs, about 3.5 percent of its workforce, as the defense contractor continues to look for ways to lower costs amid reduced government spending. “In the […]

11/14/2013

A sign solicits workers in Berlin, Vt.  (AP Photo/Toby Talbot)

US jobless claims jump to 374,000 due to backlog

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits jumped by 66,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 374,000. But the spike was largely because California processed a huge backlog of claims […]

10/10/2013

Women members of the Kaspersky Commonwealth Antarctic Expedition, on ski trek to the South Pole, at a base camp in Patriot Hills, Antarctica. (AP Photo)

Shutdown heads south as Antarctic stations shuttered

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government shutdown is reaching all the way down to the South Pole. The National Science Foundation announced Tuesday that it is putting its three Antarctic scientific stations in deep freeze […]

10/08/2013

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Lockheed Martin to furlough 3,000 workers

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Lockheed Martin says it will furlough 3,000 employees on Monday due to the government shutdown. The big defense contractor said Friday that the number of employees put on furlough will increase […]

10/04/2013

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