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  • China's Xi tones down foreign policy rhetoric Sunday, 30 Nov 2014 | 4:54 AM ET
    Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Barack Obama listen to their national anthems during a welcoming ceremony inside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China.

    China's President Xi Jinping ratcheted down Beijing's heated rhetoric and called on the government to expand its foreign agenda through cooperation.

  • Slower growth times ahead favor these stocks Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 10:50 AM ET
    A backdrop is installed ahead of a press briefing on the Lockheed Martin BST F-35 at the Farnborough air show in Farnborough, Hampshire on July 14, 2014.

    As the U.S. economy settles into tepid growth, investors should buy stocks whose revenues are not dependent on the economic cycle, history shows.

  • Behind Hagel's exit from Pentagon  Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 6:31 PM ET

    Thomas Henriksen, Senior Fellow at Hoover Institution, discusses possible factors behind Chuck Hagel's resignation as U.S. Defense Secretary on Monday.

  • Avoid United Technologies stock: Analyst Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 4:30 PM ET
    An attendee looks at a Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corporation, aircraft engine stands on display during the China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, China, Nov. 11, 2014.

    The sudden departure of UTX CEO had investors scratching their heads and wondering whether it created an opportunity to buy the stock.

  • Hagel forced to resign: NBC News  Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 11:19 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers provides insight to reports saying Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel was forced to resign and is not stepping down as President Obama indicated.

  • Obama: Hagel bolstered American leadership  Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 11:12 AM ET

    President Obama announces the departure of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel. Obama says Hagel will stay on until a successor is confirmed.

  • Chuck Hagel forced out as defense secretary  Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 9:25 AM ET

    NBC News has confirmed Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will be stepping down, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Defense Sec. Hagel said to be stepping down: NYT  Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 9:16 AM ET

    The New York Times is reporting Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will be stepping down, with CNBC's David Faber.

  • China immediately denied the charges, saying in a strongly worded Foreign Ministry statement the U.S. grand jury indictment was "made up" and would damage trust between the two nations. The indictment was the first criminal hacking charge that the United States has filed against specific foreign officials, and follows a steady increase in public criticism and...

  • Nov 20- Apparel retailer Gap Inc cut its full-year earnings forecast as sales at the Gap brand continued to fall and demand for the cheaper Old Navy clothing slowed. Comparable sales growth at Old Navy stores slowed to 1 percent from 4 percent in the preceding quarter. The company cut its earnings forecast to $2.73- $2.78 per share from $2.95- $3.00 per share for the...

  • An unmanned firefighter?  Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 1:52 PM ET

    Lockheed Martin is pitching its unmanned helicopter, the K-MAX used in Afghanistan, to firefighting agencies. Insight, with CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Meet Lockheed Martin's fleet of firefighting drones  Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    Lockheed Martin wants to use its unmanned helicopter--the K-Max--as a firefighting tool. Check out the drone in action in video courtesy of Lockheed.

  • US Air Force cleared to purchase civilian jet fuel Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 2:16 PM ET
    A KC-135 Stratotanker from Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., refuels a B-1B Lancer during a training exercise Sept. 23, 2014, over South Dakota.

    The US Air Force just completed an initiative to convert all of its bases from military-specific grade jet fuel to a civilian grade.

  • Space junk or Russian satellite killer? Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 10:23 AM ET
    File photo of a Russian booster rocket at a launching pad of the Plesetsk Cosmodrome.

    The Russian military has launched a mysterious object that Western space agencies are monitoring for signs of destructive intent. FT reports.

  • What's stalling the Wall Street rally?  Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 6:18 PM ET

    With U.S. stocks nearly 2 percent overvalued, investors are worried that markets will see another correction, says Hugh Jackson, Chairman of Hugh Johnson Advisors.

  • But with budgets already under pressure and deeper cuts looming in fiscal 2016, it remains uncertain if the Pentagon can win support in Congress to speed up the acquisition process and turn the new technologies into game-changing weapons. They are also urging Pentagon officials to keep slashing back bureaucracy, ease barriers for arms exports, and...

  • ABOARD THE USS NIMITZ, Nov 13- The U.S. Navy version of Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 fighter jet made its first night flight off an aircraft carrier on Thursday as it neared the end of two weeks of sea-based testing aboard the USS Nimitz, Navy and Pentagon officials said. Two F-35 C-model jets on board the carrier have already met 95 percent of the requirements for the...

  • Stopping predatory lenders who target military  Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 4:31 PM ET

    Ohio state legislator Connie Pillich joins "Closing Bell" to discuss efforts to stop the many predatory lending tactics which target military personnel.

  • Hiring vets a virtuous cycle  Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 4:28 PM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu reports on companies helping to put veterans into their workforce.

  • Col. Jacobs: Vets best workers you could find  Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 12:51 PM ET

    Retired U.S. Army Colonel and Medal of Honor recipient Col. Jack Jacobs discusses if our society is doing enough to help veterans transition from the battlefield to boardrooms. Col. Jacobs also weighs in on Bob McDonald at the VA.

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