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Virginia shipyard announces buyout offers, restructuring
December 18th, 2018  8:43 AM

The Virginia shipyard that's the sole builder of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers is offering buyouts to a little more than 10 percent of its workforce

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Japan to spend more on defense, refit 1st aircraft carrier
December 17th, 2018  9:54 PM

Japan plans its first aircraft carrier and big increases in defense spending and weapons capability, according to defense guidelines that cite the need to counter threats from North Korea and China and other vulnerabilities

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Japan new defense plan bolsters fighter capability, budget
December 17th, 2018  9:30 PM

Japan has adopted new defense guidelines that include plans for its first aircraft carrier and increases in defense spending and arms capability in coming years, citing the need to counter potential threats from North Korea and China

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Next-generation of GPS satellites are headed to space
December 16th, 2018  5:18 PM

The U.S. Air Force is about to launch the first of a new generation of GPS satellites, designed to be more accurate, secure and versatile

Next-generation of GPS satellites are headed to space
Indian court rejects probe into Rafale fighter jet deal
December 14th, 2018  11:05 AM

India's top court has rejected petitions seeking a probe into the government purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France

Indian court rejects probe into Rafale fighter jet deal
Indian court rejects probe into Rafale fighter jets deal
December 14th, 2018  3:00 AM

India's top court has rejected petitions seeking a probe into the government purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France

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Virgin Galactic tourism rocket ship reaches space in test
December 13th, 2018  8:35 PM

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic tourism spaceship reaches space for first time during test flight in California

Virgin Galactic tourism rocket ship reaches space in test
Virgin Galactic tourism rocket ship reaches space in test
December 13th, 2018  2:29 PM

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic tourism spaceship reaches space for first time during test flight in California

VSS Unity glides home after her second powered flight
AP Exclusive: Iran hackers hunt nuke workers, US officials
December 13th, 2018  1:19 PM

The Associated Press has found that a hacking group often nicknamed Charming Kitten has spent the past month trying to break into the personal emails of more than a dozen U.S. Treasury officials

AP Exclusive: Iran hackers hunt nuke workers, US officials
The Latest: Tourism rocket ship reaches space on test flight
December 13th, 2018  11:17 AM

Branson's Virgin Galactic tourism rocket ship climbs more than 50 miles into space for the first time

The Latest: Tourism rocket ship reaches space on test flight
The Latest: Tourism rocket ship takes off on test flight
December 13th, 2018  10:19 AM

Branson's Virgin Galactic rocket ship takes off on test flight to reach the edge of space

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AP Exclusive: Iran hackers hunt nuclear workers, US targets
December 13th, 2018  6:08 AM

The Associated Press has found that a hacking group often nicknamed Charming Kitten has spent the past month trying to break into the personal emails of more than a dozen U.S. Treasury officials

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Virgin Galactic aims to reach space soon with tourism rocket
December 12th, 2018  8:11 PM

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic is gearing up to finally send its rocket ship to the edge of space

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The Latest: Virgin Galactic sending rocket to edge of space
December 12th, 2018  7:38 PM

Virgin Galactic plans to fly a rocket ship Thursday to the edge of space

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US military's Aegis system intercepts test missile in Hawaii
December 11th, 2018  6:38 PM

The U.S. military's land-based Aegis missile defense testing system has intercepted an intermediate range ballistic missile near Hawaii

US military's Aegis system intercepts test missile in Hawaii
AP FACT CHECK: Prosecutors' filings do not exonerate Trump
December 10th, 2018  1:49 PM

AP FACT CHECK: Trump insists that prosecutors' filings fully clear him in the Russia investigation and other legal scandals, but he's mistaken

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's trade claims, Paris protesters' chant
December 8th, 2018  11:41 AM

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's week marked by questionable assertions about China trade and tariffs, Paris protesters chanting support for him, an exaggeration on immigration costs; Democrat Ocasio-Cortez tweets a magical way to pay for 'Medicare for All'

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China launches pioneering mission to far side of moon
December 7th, 2018  7:47 PM

Rising space power China has launched a ground-breaking mission to land an unmanned spacecraft on the far side of the moon

China launches pioneering mission to far side of moon
Brazil court suspends Boeing-Embraer deal until next year
December 7th, 2018  11:39 AM

A Brazilian federal court has at least temporarily blocked a US$4.75 billion joint venture between Boeing and Embraer until the incoming government takes office

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The Latest: Swiss solar expert backs ideas to save planet
December 6th, 2018  11:23 AM

A Swiss adventurer who flew around the world in a solar-powered plane is using this year's U.N. climate talks to showcase high-tech ideas for saving the planet

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