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Chinese-made jet takes off in maiden flight, seen as possible future Boeing competitor

The first large Chinese-made passenger jetliner is making its maiden test flight Friday from Shanghai in a symbolic milestone in China’s long-term goal to break into the Western-dominated aircraft market. China is touting the C919 as a rival to single-aisle jets the Airbus A320 and Boeing 737. The plane was originally due to fly in

Domino’s Pizza franchisee: Mr. Trump, Obama-era regulations killing us. Here’s how you can help

Christian J. Reisch, Unless the Trump administration takes action, the Obama-era menu-labeling rule will be enforced on May 5.  Based on my experience as a pizza restaurant franchisee in Kentucky with 10 stores employing 250 Americans, I know that more value would be produced burning the billions of dollars that the federal government wants businesses

Mnuchin vows ‘biggest tax cut’ in US history, confirms plan to slash business rate

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin confirmed Wednesday that the Trump administration aims to lower business tax rates to 15 percent, saying a forthcoming proposal will constitute the “biggest tax cut” for Americans in history. “This is going to be the biggest tax cut and the largest tax reform in the history of our country,” Mnuchin said,

Coal’s Colossal Comeback

Stephen Moore, Buried in an otherwise-humdrum jobs report was the jaw-dropping pronouncement by the Department of Labor that mining jobs in America were up by 11,000 in March. Since the low point in October 2016, and following years of painful layoffs in the mining industry, the mining sector has added 35,000 jobs. What a turnaround.

Time to Stop America’s Innovation Decline

Ken Blackwell, On Thursday, President Trump met with Chinese President Xi Jinping – a meeting many observers expected to be tense given the situation in North Korea, as well as each leaders’ commitment to strengthening their respective countries’ positions in the world. The President and his team are no doubt also aware of China’s moves