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  • U.S. defense chief voices confidence in grounded F-35 fleet

    EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE Fla. (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told military fliers on Thursday the stealthy F-35 attack plane had "issues" but was still "the future for our fighter aircraft" despite a fire that grounded the fleet and...
  • Ford says committed to South Africa, plays down concern over strikes

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co has a long-term commitment to South Africa, its regional head said, playing down any concerns about strikes that an engineering federation said had prompted the U.S. carmaker to consider pulling out of the country....
  • Huntington Ingalls to launch employee health care center

    Huntington Ingalls to launch employee health care center
    Huntington Ingalls Industries will offer on-site family health centers at its shipyards in Newport News and Mississippi that are scheduled to open in 2015, the company said Wednesday. The centers, open to workers and their families, will offer primary...
  • Fifty-cent Cokes? They still exist

    Fifty-cent Cokes? They still exist
    On a corner of West Martin Street, inside an old auto machine shop, there stands a secret so precious I hesitate to share it a stubborn remnant of days when pocket change bought more than a homeless man's smile. It's scarcer than free parking, rarer...
  • Virginia education secretary visits shipyard apprentice school | With photon

    Virginia Secretary of Education Anne Holton toured the Apprentice School at Newport News Shipbuilding on Wednesday, visiting classrooms to get feedback from tomorrow's builders of aircraft carriers and submarines. According to company press release,...
  • Weakened typhoon leaves two dead, heads north from Okinawa to main Japan islands

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Torrential rains from a weakened but still dangerous typhoon battered Japan's Okinawa islands on Wednesday, leaving two dead and threatening widespread flooding as the storm headed for the nation's main islands. Typhoon Neoguri, a super...
  • Nissan Cube dead for 2015

     
    Filed under: Budget, Hatchback, Nissan Another class cut-up has graduated from our motor pool. The Nissan Cube's indefatigable weirdness was likely both its chief selling point and its Achilles Heel, but Autoblog sources say that after a six-year run in...
  • Defending champion Froome abandons Tour after crash

    ARENBERG PORTE DU HAINAUT France (Reuters) - Chris Froome's attempt to win a second successive Tour de France ended in bitter disappointment after less than a week of the race on Wednesday when he crashed out on stage five. On a miserable, rain-sodden...
  • Northrop favors California over Florida for building bomber

    Northrop favors California over Florida for building bomber
    Florida's hopes of becoming the manufacturing site for the stealth bomber of the future appear to have been dashed by California, though the Sunshine State may still capture a share of the multibillion-dollar business. Northrop Grumman Corp. has decided...
  • Zynga names Google executive to board of directors

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Zynga Inc has appointed Regina Dugan, a vice president of engineering at Google, to its board, the online gaming company said on Wednesday. Dugan, 51, also leads the advanced technology and projects group at Google that works on...
  • Exclusive: Iraq tells U.N. that 'terrorist groups' seized nuclear materials

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Insurgents in Iraq have seized nuclear materials used for scientific research at a university in the country's north, Iraq told the United Nations in a letter appealing for help to "stave off the threat of their use by...