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Boeing: Aerospace and defense manufacturer in the United States
The Boeing Company is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets, satellites, telecommunications equipment, and missiles worldwide. The company also provides leasing and product support services. Boeing is among the largest global aerospace manufacturers; it is the second-largest defense contractor in the world based on 2018 revenue, and is the largest exporter in the United States by dollar value. Boeing stock is included in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Boeing is incorporated in Delaware.

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US investigation faults Boeing, FAA for 737 Max crashes [Video]

US investigation faults Boeing, FAA for 737 Max crashes

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New Report Gives 'Disturbing Revelations' About Boeing 737 Max Crashes [Video]

New Report Gives 'Disturbing Revelations' About Boeing 737 Max Crashes

On Wednesday, the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee released a 245-page report about the deadly Boeing MAX jet crashes. The two plane crashes in 2018 and 2019 weren’t a result of..

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Lawmakers blame Boeing, FAA for 737 MAX failures [Video]

Lawmakers blame Boeing, FAA for 737 MAX failures

Two Boeing 737 MAX crashes that killed all 346 passengers and crew aboard were the "horrific culmination" of failures by the planemaker and the Federal Aviation Administration, a U.S. House panel..

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How Much Is Buffett's Apple Stake Worth? [Video]

How Much Is Buffett's Apple Stake Worth?

Business Insider reports that Warren Buffett's Apple position is worth more than Starbucks, Boeing, or IBM. Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has a 5.7% stake worth $123 billion. His stake surpasses the..

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House panel blasts Boeing, FAA over fatal 737 Max crashes

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'Grossly insufficient': House report excoriates Boeing, FAA over mistakes that led to 737 Max crashes

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US aviation authority investigating Boeing 787 manufacturing flaws

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Female astronaut prepares to make her mark on history

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NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps could become first Black woman to live on the International Space Station

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Boeing to Skirt Closed Border by Sending Max to Canada for Test

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Boeing may be tackling 737 Max's PR problem with a new name

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Boeing's 737 Max moves closer to flying again

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Boeing communications chief resigns over article from 30 years ago

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