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Airbus, Boeing win billion-dollar deals at Asia air expo in Singapore

Airbus CEO Fabrice Bregier (R) speaks to journalists as Philippine Airlines president Jaime Bautista (L) and Philippine Airlines chairman Lucio Tan (C) look on during the signing of a purchase agreement for six Airbus A350-900 aircraft at the Singapore Airshow at the Changi exhibition centre in Singapore on February 17, 2016. European plane-maker Airbus said February 17 it had won a 1.85 billion USD deal for the purchase of six A350-900s by Philippine Airlines (PAL). AFP PHOTO / ROSLAN RAHMAN / AFP / ROSLAN RAHMAN

Singapore / AFP Airbus and Boeing announced billion-dollar deals at Asia’s largest airshow in Singapore on Wednesday, underscoring the region’s role as a driver of industry growth despite greater caution among plane buyers. Europe’s Airbus said it had won an $1.85 billion deal for the purchase of six A350-900s by ...

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Europe seeks tougher scrutiny of Russian natural gas deals

epa05161785 (L-R) Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders, Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo and EU Commissioner in charge of climate and energy Miguel Arias Canete talk at the start  of the European Foreign Affairs Council, in Brussels, Belgium, 15 February 2016.  EPA/OLIVIER HOSLET

Yangon / Bloomberg The European Union’s regulatory arm proposed more oversight of natural-gas contracts with Russia and other external suppliers as a part of a wider plan to boost energy security. The European Commission is also seeking closer regional cooperation among the EU’s 28 nations to prevent supply disruptions, under ...

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Supreme Court vacancy gives Clinton, Cruz new advantages

GREENVILLE, SC - FEBRUARY 13: Republican presidential candidates (L-R) Jeb Bush shakes hands with Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) after a CBS News GOP Debate February 13, 2016 at the Peace Center in Greenville, South Carolina. Residents of South Carolina will vote for the Republican candidate at the primary on February 20.   Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

Bloomberg Justice Antonin Scalia’s unexpected death not only unleashed a bitter partisan debate over the president’s powers, it has also shaken up both party’s presidential nominating contests and provided ready ammunition for volleys fired between the candidates’ camps. The ultimate beneficiaries could be Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Ted Cruz, ...

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