A power struggle over the F-35 fighter jet comes to a head as lawmaker threatens to hold up contract

Congressman John Garamendi (D-Calif.) criticized Bethesda-based Lockheed's handling of the F-35 Joint Strike fighter program, America's most expensive weapons program, in a recent congressional hearing.

Trump’s trade war general faces moment of truth

As USMCA and China talks converge, chief U.S. trade negotiator Robert E. Lighthizer’s work behind closed doors faces tough spotlight.
"They have now told me to pack my things up and go," the official said in an email.
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Support for legalization has continued to climb as more states have loosened restrictions.
Amazon will contest the government’s decision to award a $10 billion cloud computing contract to Microsoft. The award had widely been expected to go to Amazon Web Services.
A real estate firm hired by Trump’s company distributed the materials to potential buyers.

OSI Systems is suing California over its law requiring women to be on public companies' boards of directors, suggesting it hurts more than it helps and is unconstitutional.
The Amazon founder is said to be interested in owning a team, and owners would welcome the billionaire to their ranks.
It had more than 700 salaries listed for positions at national media organizations such as the New York Times, National Geographic, NPR, CNN and BuzzFeed.
A bipartisan commission has recommended that Congress enact a raft of legislation to counter China’s “unfair economic practices” and “repressive vision of governance,” saying the U.S. must gird itself for a prolonged strategic competition with the world’s second-largest economy.
In the deal, GateHouse parent New Media Investment Group will purchase Gannett for $12.06 in cash and stock, creating a conglomerate that will own more than 250 daily newspapers including daily publications including USA Today, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and the Indianapolis Star, plus hundreds of weekly and community papers.
The 30-year fixed-rate average, which has risen four of the past five weeks, climbed to 3.75 percent.
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