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Talking Points: Budget cuts, French millionaires tax, life in Antarctica

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Will all defense programs be scaled back under the automatic budget cuts kicking in next week? Perhaps not. Lockheed Martin on Friday was awarded contracts worth up to $5.6 billion for 31 additional F-35 jets and the last two of six advanced military communications satellites, the Pentagon said. According to a Bloomberg report, the contracts will be immune from the automatic budget cuts known...

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