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Boeing bids farewell to an icon, delivers last 747 jumbo jet

Since its first flight in 1969, the 747 has served as a cargo plane, a commercial aircraft capable of carrying nearly 500 passengers, a transport for NASA's space shuttles, and the Air Force One presidential aircraft.

Boeing bids farewell to an icon, delivers last 747 jumbo jet
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SEC charges former McDonald's CEO with misleading investors

McDonald's Corp. was also charged by the SEC for the incident, it said Monday, but due to the company's cooperation during the ensuing investigation, there is no financial penalty.

SEC charges former McDonald's CEO with misleading investors
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Opioid legal charge pushes Walgreens to $3.7B fiscal 1Q loss

Walgreens said Thursday that it recorded a $5.2 billion, after-tax charge in the quarter that ended Nov. 30 for opioid-related litigation.

Opioid legal charge pushes Walgreens to $3.7B fiscal 1Q loss
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Mondelez selling part of its gum business for $1.35B

Chicago-based Mondelez said the deal includes its Trident, Bubblicious, Dentyne and Chiclets gum brands and the European candy brands Cachou Lajaunie and La Vosgienne.

Mondelez selling part of its gum business for $1.35B
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Boeing's last 747 to roll out of Washington state factory

After more than half a century, the last Boeing 747 rolled out of a Washington state factory on Tuesday. The final customer is the cargo carrier Atlas Air.

Boeing's last 747 to roll out of Washington state factory
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Chicago Fed names ex-Obama adviser Goolsbee as next leader

Goolsbee, 53, an economics professor at the University of Chicago who is a frequent commentator in opinion columns and television appearances, will succeed Charles Evans on Jan. 9. Evans is retiring after 15 years as head of the Chicago Fed after reaching the mandatory retirement age of 65.

Chicago Fed names ex-Obama adviser Goolsbee as next leader
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FAA: Construction can start on new O'Hare terminals

Construction can begin on new passenger terminals at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport following the completion of an environmental review, the Federal Aviation Administration said.

FAA: Construction can start on new O'Hare terminals
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United pilots reject contract offer as they push for raises

The deal would have given pilots raises of nearly 15% over 18 months, according to the union. The Air Line Pilots Association said Tuesday that 94% of the nearly 10,000 United pilots who took part voted against United's most recent contract offer.

United pilots reject contract offer as they push for raises
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McDonald's Q3 sales boosted by higher prices, promotions

Higher prices and general unease about the economy didn't keep customers away from McDonald's in the third quarter, with the burger giant reporting a stronger-than-expected sales and profits.

McDonald's Q3 sales boosted by higher prices, promotions
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United Airlines reaps $942 million profit on strong summer

United Airlines earned $942 million in the third quarter as vacationers paid higher fares and packed planes over the summer, and the airline offered an upbeat forecast of late-year earnings.

United Airlines reaps $942 million profit on strong summer