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Report: Companies donated $170M to GOP election objectors

WASHINGTON (AP) — Corporations and industry groups have donated at least $170 million in recent years to Republicans who rejected President-elect Joe Biden's victory over President Donald Trump, accor...

Exxon Mobil, Intel down; JPMorgan Chase, Nike rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Monday: Tesla, down $45.14 to $649.86 The electric car marker formally joined the S&P 500 stoc...

Japan Cabinet OKs more defense funds amid potential threats

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Cabinet approved a ninth straight increase in the nation's defense budget as the government bolsters funding to develop longer-range cruise missiles and stealth fighters to counte...

Lockheed Martin strikes $4.4B deal to buy Aerojet Rocketdyne

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Lockheed Martin is buying rocket engine manufacturer Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings for $4.4 billion in a deal that brings together companies that already had been working together i...

Japan's Cabinet approves record defense budget

Japan's Cabinet approved a record 5.34 trillion yen ($51.7 billion, €42.4 billion) defense budget for the fiscal year 2021. It is the first defense budget under Prime Minister Yoshihide Sug...

Japan's Cabinet adopts plan to bolster missile deterrence

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Cabinet on Friday adopted a plan to enhance the country's missile deterrence, including development of new cruise missiles, to counter potential threats from China and North Korea...

Chinese arms industry second only to US, report says

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s arms manufacturing industry worldwide ranks second only to the U.S., according to a report released Sunday (Dec. 6) by a Swedish think tank. Sweden-based ...

Taiwan denies Biden win would harm F-16 Asia Pacific repair center

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An election victory by Democratic candidate Joe Biden will not lead to changes in the plan for Asia Pacific’s first F-16 maintenance and repair center, Taiwan’...

UK to retake direct control of nuclear warheads site

The UK government will resume "direct control” of a state-owned nuclear weapons facility from late 2021, services giant Serco said on Monday. The Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) facilit...

Taiwan aims missiles at China to foil invasion plans

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lost in the daily barrage of speculation about China's planned invasion of Taiwan is the fact that the latter is both acquiring and building a mass arsenal of its own ...

Taiwan says new arms purchases to boost credible defense

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan said Tuesday that recent proposed of U.S. sales of missiles and other arms systems will boost the island’s ability to credibly defend itself, amid rising threats from Chin...

US announces second arms sale to Taiwan in a week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. government announced on Monday (Oct. 26) the potential sale of Harpoon anti-ship missiles to Taiwan, marking the second time in a week that Washington has announc...

US announces planned $2.37 billion weapon sale to Taiwan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday notified Congress of plans for a $2.37 billion sale of Harpoon missile systems to Taiwan just hours after Beijing announced sanctions on U.S. defen...

China announces sanctions on US individuals, entities involved in arms deal to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese government announced on Monday (Oct. 26) that it will impose sanctions on American individuals and entities involved in a high-profile advanced arms sale to Ta...

Spokesman: China to sanction US arms suppliers to Taiwan

BEIJING (AP) — China will impose sanctions on U.S. companies including Boeing and Lockheed Martin for supplying weapons to rival Taiwan, a foreign ministry spokesman said Monday. Ray...