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Air Force Cancels JSTARS, Will Keep Cold War-Era B-52s Flying

Air Force Cancels JSTARS, Will Keep Cold War-Era B-52s Flying

THE PENTAGON — The Air Force is canceling a recapitalization of its airborne command and surveillance aircraft, budget documents showed Monday, and plans to retire newer bombers but keep the Cold War-era Boeing (BA) B-52s flying. X The Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System is not funded in the 2019 presidential budget, two days after Defense News reported […]

February 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
Weekend snow in Midwest, east U.S. to precede bitter cold snap

Weekend snow in Midwest, east U.S. to precede bitter cold snap

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Stormy winter weather will spread snow, ice, rain and travel problems across the Midwest and eastern U.S. over the weekend, leading into a brutal cold snap for the work week, meteorologists said. Reuters: U.S.

January 4, 2015 | By | Reply More
‘Cold War’ fears over Ukraine overblown, say experts

‘Cold War’ fears over Ukraine overblown, say experts

Secret "Russian subs" off Sweden, tit-for-tat sanctions, NATO fighters scrambling to intercept Russian warplanes: relations between the West and Moscow over Ukraine have sparked incidents reminiscent of the Cold War that terrified the world for decades. "Saying that we're in a Cold War is to misunderstand the situation," says Vladimir Evseev, director of the Moscow-based […]

November 15, 2014 | By | Reply More
UPDATE 1-Putin expects no new Cold War over Ukraine

UPDATE 1-Putin expects no new Cold War over Ukraine

ST PETERSBURG, Russia, May 24 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday he did not expect a new Cold War over the crisis in Ukraine and denied trying to revive the Soviet Union following Russia’s annexation of Crimea. Reuters: Energy

May 24, 2014 | By | Reply More
ECB hardliner Weidmann comes in from the cold as deflation threatens

ECB hardliner Weidmann comes in from the cold as deflation threatens

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – As recently as last November, Jens Weidmann steadfastly opposed any move by the European Central Bank to print money to buy assets and buoy the euro zone economy. No… Reuters: Economic News

April 17, 2014 | By | Reply More
Why propane companies may not see a blowout despite cold weather

Why propane companies may not see a blowout despite cold weather

The larger scale of a company like APU provides better buying and negotiating power, such as the ability to secure propane supplies that would have otherwise been bound for export markets. Commodities News and Information on Yahoo! Finance

February 23, 2014 | By | Reply More
Cold weather slams U.S. factory output, likely to hurt growth

Cold weather slams U.S. factory output, likely to hurt growth

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. manufacturing output unexpectedly fell in January, recording its biggest drop in more than 4-1/2 years, as cold weather disrupted production in the latest indication the economy got off to a weak start this year. "The big question is whether the U.S. economy is slowing significantly or whether it […]

February 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
US crude up as cold spell seen draining oil inventory

US crude up as cold spell seen draining oil inventory

U.S. crude oil futures gained in early Asian trade on Wednesday. feed: Energy Stories

February 5, 2014 | By | Reply More
Cold grips parts of Europe; 4 die in Bulgaria

Cold grips parts of Europe; 4 die in Bulgaria

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — A cold spell and snowstorms are sweeping across parts of central and eastern Europe, disrupting power supplies, travel and schools. Four people have died in Bulgaria over the past few days, and Wednesday was the coldest day of the year in Moscow. Europe News Headlines – Yahoo! News

January 29, 2014 | By | Reply More
U.S. job growth falters as cold weather grips nation

U.S. job growth falters as cold weather grips nation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. employers hired the fewest workers in nearly three years in December, but the setback was likely to be temporary amid signs that unusually cold weather may have had an… Reuters: Economic News

January 11, 2014 | By | Reply More