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The latest Readiness for the Future of Production Report, published annually by the World Economic Forum, contained some rather alarming news for Greece. The country ranks rock bottom among 100 states around the world in the future orientation of its government, and remains the only Western European economy to be classified as "emerging" in terms of readiness to take part in Industry 4.0.
The Hellenic Navy has received its first modernized P-3B Orion maritime patrol aircraft from Lockheed Martin, the Greek Defense Ministry said.
The delivery, part of a US-Greece defense agreement that also includes the midlife upgrade of another four aircraft, was marked with a ceremony on Friday at Tanagra Air Base north of Athens.
Donald Trump enters 2019 locked in a fierce political battle with new House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a fight he will lose. He can't force Democrats to apportion money for a wall between the United States and Mexico, but influential conservatives in media threaten to punish him if he retreats. He'll eventually find a way to surrender while declaring victory.