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Boeing's foldable wingtip for new 777s gets approval
(Reuters) - Boeing Co
on Friday won approval from the U.S. regulator Federal Aviation Administration for the company's new foldable wingtips for its latest 777 jets.
UPDATE 1-'DO SOMETHING,' Parkland survivors urge action after Texas school shooting
PARKLAND, Fla., May 18 (Reuters) - Survivors of the high school massacre in Parkland, Florida, vowed support on Friday for Texas students caught up in the latest deadly school shooting, saying tighter gun laws were needed to stop further bloodshed.
CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-U.S. could seek 'harsh' changes to China's ZTE -W.House adviser
WASHINGTON, May 18 (Reuters) - U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is having a second look at trade remedies in the case of China telecommunications company ZTE Corp "and if there are any structural changes in their case, they will be very harsh," White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow told Fox Business Network on Friday.
Exclusive: Special Counsel subpoenas another Stone aide in Russia probe - sources
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller has subpoenaed a key assistant of long-time Donald Trump adviser Roger Stone, two people with knowledge of the matter said, the latest sign that Mueller's investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election is increasingly focusing on Stone.
UPDATE 1-Trump economic adviser Kudlow says China 'meeting many of our demands' on trade
WASHINGTON, May 18 (Reuters) - White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Friday that China is "meeting many of our demands" on reducing its trade surplus with the United States but that no deal had emerged yet.
Trump urged U.S. Postal Service to double package rates for Amazon: Washington Post
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump has personally pushed the postmaster general to double the rates the U.S. Postal Service charges Amazon.com and other companies to ship packages, the Washington Post reported on Friday, citing three unnamed sources.
U.S. bill to reform foreign investment review wins business group's support
WASHINGTON, May 18 (Reuters) - A lobbying group representing major foreign companies doing business in the United States including Anheuser Busch Inbev and Siemens said on Friday it had dropped its opposition to bills that would tighten oversight of foreign investment.
Germany calls on chip and hardware makers to tackle processor flaws
BERLIN, May 18 (Reuters) - Germany's federal cyber agency called on chip and hardware-makers to address new vulnerabilities discovered in computer central processing units, but said no complete fix was possible at the moment.
Jennifer Aniston to star in same-sex White House comedy film
LOS ANGELES, May 18 (Reuters) - Jennifer Aniston will portray the first female - and first gay - U.S. president in a comedy film for Netflix, the streaming service said on Friday.
Beijing official says Qualcomm-NXP deal looking more optimistic: WSJ
(Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc's
$44 billion deal to buy Dutch chipmaker NXP Semiconductors NV is looking "more optimistic now", the Wall Street Journal quoted a Beijing official as saying.
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