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Lockheed Martin, located in Bethesda, is the U.S. government's largest defense contractor. In 2010, it grossed $45,189.0 million in revenue and ranked 44 on the Fortune 500 ranks, according to CNNMoney.com.

South Korea Negotiating With Md. Based Lockheed Martin To Buy 40 F-35A Fighter Jets

South Korea will buy 40 F-35A fighter jets from Lockheed Martin for about $7 billion in the country’s biggest-ever weapons purchase aimed at coping with North Korea’s military threats, officials said Wednesday.

09/24/2014

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Young Buyers Turn Backs On Japan, Look To Detroit & South Korea

In 2012, Japanese automakers lost huge market share among 25 to 34 year olds.

03/26/2013

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Valentine’s Traditions From Around The World

With Valentine’s Day coming up, it can be interesting to learn the different Valentine’s Day traditions that vary with each country. The day that honors love is celebrated in different ways around the globe.

01/22/2013

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Bob Haynie: The Fix Is In On…Badminton?

Eight badminton players have been punted from competition for purposely trying to lose.

08/02/2012

SHELLFISH

Md. Broadens Ban On Shellfish From South Korea

Maryland state health officials are expanding a ban on shellfish from South Korea, saying consumers shouldn’t eat any fresh, frozen, and processed products.

06/12/2012

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Orioles Scouts Banned For Signing South Korean Teenager

South Korea’s amateur baseball governing body has banned Baltimore Orioles scouts from attending its games for prematurely signing a local high school pitcher.

02/10/2012

OMALLEY CHINA

Asia Trip Cost More Than $144,000

Gov. Martin O’Malley’s recent 10-day trip to Asia cost about $144,000 for five people.

06/17/2011

OMALLEY ASIA

O’Malley Touts Economic Development Trip To Asia

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley says an economic development trip to Asia next month will include 68 business leaders, educators and elected officials.

05/24/2011

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Report: Ex-Olympic Speedskater Accused Of Abuse

The Washington Post reports that a former Olympic speedskating gold medalist has been accused of striking young skaters with hockey sticks and hammers.

02/19/2011

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Md. Inks Driver’s License Deal With South Korea

Marylanders living in South Korea can now trade their driver’s licenses for a Korean license without any further testing.

12/15/2010

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