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Boeing in talks for more 737 MAX orders after IAG

Boeing in talks for more 737 MAX orders after IAG

SUMMARY: He declined to comment on the timing of Boeing’s own mid-market plane and said returning the grounded 737 MAX to service was its top priority.

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GSK offers concessions to address EU concerns over Pfizer deal

GSK offers concessions to address EU concerns over Pfizer deal

SUMMARY: GSK announced the deal in December last year, a move which will put it ahead of rivals Johnson & Johnson, Bayer and Sanofi.

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Poll: Tracking asteroids a favored focus for space program

Poll: Tracking asteroids a favored focus for space program

SUMMARY: Compared with its feats of the 1960s and 1970s, the U.S. space program is now a second thought, he said.

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1 in 6 ER visits or hospital stays triggers 'surprise' bill

1 in 6 ER visits or hospital stays triggers 'surprise' bill

SUMMARY: Texas seems like a bit of a gamble, with 27% of emergency room visits and 38% of in-network hospital stays triggering at least one such bill.

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Oil prices jump as downed U.S. drone stokes Middle East tensions

Oil prices jump as downed U.S. drone stokes Middle East tensions

SUMMARY: OPEC and its allies will discuss whether to extend a deal on cutting 1.2 million barrels per day of production that runs out this month.

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Deutsche Bank faces investigation for possible money-laundering lapses: NYT

Deutsche Bank faces investigation for possible money-laundering lapses: NYT

SUMMARY: FILE PHOTO: The Deutsche Bank headquarters are seen in Frankfurt, Germany October 29, 2015.

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Data 'R' Us: Alibaba, JD.com seek to lock in merchant loyalty with new services

Data 'R' Us: Alibaba, JD.com seek to lock in merchant loyalty with new services

SUMMARY: By providing data-driven tools to retail stores, e-commerce firms can expand the amount of data collected.

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Markets see long fight ahead as ECB battles low inflation expectations

Markets see long fight ahead as ECB battles low inflation expectations

SUMMARY: (Graphic: Global rate cut bets rise - tmsnrt.rs/2Irovnl)The ECB is not the only central bank battling both low inflation and low expectations for inflation.

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Waymo teams up with Renault, Nissan on robotaxis outside US

Waymo teams up with Renault, Nissan on robotaxis outside US

SUMMARY: Waymo, Renault and Nissan didn't set a timetable for when their ride-hailing service will launch.

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Stocks rally, bond yields dive as Fed fuels easing hopes

Stocks rally, bond yields dive as Fed fuels easing hopes

SUMMARY: Japanese 10-year bond yields slipped 2.0 basis points to a three-year low of minus 0.160%, while the Australian yield hit a record low below 1.30%.

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Renault, Nissan join Waymo in exploring driverless services in France, Japan

Renault, Nissan join Waymo in exploring driverless services in France, Japan

SUMMARY: The two automakers will set up 50-50 joint ventures in France and Japan to develop the driverless transportation services.

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Less is more? Inditex cuts stores but boosts space in home market Spain

Less is more? Inditex cuts stores but boosts space in home market Spain

SUMMARY: FILE PHOTO: The logo of a Zara store, an Inditex brand, is seen in central Madrid, Spain, December 13, 2017.

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Trump-Xi meeting unlikely to resolve trade differences, could lead to more talks: media

Trump-Xi meeting unlikely to resolve trade differences, could lead to more talks: media

SUMMARY: BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Upcoming trade talks between the leaders of China and the United States are unlikely to immediately resolve major disagreements between the two sides but could start a new phase in negotiations, Chinese state media said on Thursday.

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Twin Cities app founder suing Facebook over alleged copyright violation

Twin Cities app founder suing Facebook over alleged copyright violation

SUMMARY: But now he’s suing the social media behemoth in federal court, saying the company stole the name of his app, Lasso, and is tanking his business.

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Delta lets you choose facial recognition as a ticket at MSP

Delta lets you choose facial recognition as a ticket at MSP

SUMMARY: The facial scans mark the first use of biometric technology for boarding passengers at MSP.

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Delta says technical problems that led to delays have been addressed

Delta says technical problems that led to delays have been addressed

SUMMARY: Frustrated Delta Air Lines travelers waited in long lines at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on Wednesday evening when a technical problem caused widespread delays across the country.

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Condoleezza Rice says if you are prepared, people will accept women as leaders

Condoleezza Rice says if you are prepared, people will accept women as leaders

SUMMARY: Like Rice, Doughtie said she learned from mentors and worked to help young, developing leaders.

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McDonald's Kansas City burger in UK starts barbecue feud

McDonald's Kansas City burger in UK starts barbecue feud

SUMMARY: KANSAS CITY, Mo.

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Changes to flawed Boeing 737 Max were kept from pilots, DeFazio says

Changes to flawed Boeing 737 Max were kept from pilots, DeFazio says

SUMMARY: “Sully” Sullenberger III speaks during a House Transportation Committee hearing on the status of the Boeing 737 Max on Wednesday in Washington.

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FTC puts limit on $4.3 billion clinic deal for UnitedHealth Group

FTC puts limit on $4.3 billion clinic deal for UnitedHealth Group

SUMMARY: The proposed settlement calls on UnitedHealth Group to divest DaVita’s medical group in Nevada no later than 40 days after the acquisition is final.

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