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Obama claims share of credit for huge Boeing deal

US President Barack Obama Friday claimed a share of the credit asBoeing sealed its largest-ever commercial aircraft order to build 230 jets worth $21.7 billion for Indonesia’s Lion Air. The deal, for 201 737 MAXs and 29 737-900 ERs, bolsteredObama’s strategic decision to orient the struggling US economy with booming markets in emerging Asia, which he…

U.S.-China tensions spill over into Asia summit

NUSA DUA, Indonesia (Reuters) – Tensions between the United States and China spilled over into meetings of Asia-Pacific leaders on Friday as the two countries jostled over how to handle competing claims to the South China Sea. Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao demanded that “outside forces” had no excuse to get…