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Exclusive: U.S. airlines expect Boeing 737 MAX jets need up to 150 hours of work before flying again

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – Once regulators approve Boeing Co’s grounded 737 MAX jets for flight, each aircraft will likely require between 100 and 150 hours of preparation before flying, officials from the three U.S. airlines that operate the MAX told Reuters. American Airlines Boeing 737 MAX jets sit parked at a facility in Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S., Read More

Aramco enters U.S. shale gas business with Sempra LNG deal

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By Anthony DiPaola on 5/22/2019 DUBAI (Bloomberg) — Saudi Aramco agreed to a buy a stake in Sempra Energy’s Texas LNG export terminal, giving the world’s biggest oil exporter a foothold in the fast-growing global gas trade. The proposed deal, which also includes an agreement to buy gas from the plant, would mark Aramco’s first Read More

Airlines face scramble to restore 737 MAX flights once regulators approve fix

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SEATTLE (Reuters) – Once global regulators clear Boeing Co’s 737 MAX to fly again after deadly crashes, airlines which have put their fleets into mechanical hibernation since March will scramble to begin the biggest ungrounding effort in history. FILE PHOTO: An aerial photo shows Boeing 737 MAX airplanes parked on the tarmac at the Boeing Read More

Mystery surrounding strange yellow glass adornment of King Tut finally cracked

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Planetary scientists have finally unraveled the 100-year-old mystery surrounding a piece of yellow glass used as a scarab centerpiece in iconic jewelry created for the ancient Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun. The nearly-pure silica, canary yellow stone was used as part of King Tut’s Pectoral. The large breastplate is decorated in gold, silver and various jewels centered Read More

Southwest CEO says Boeing made mistakes but he is hopeful 737 MAX will fly this summer

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FILE PHOTO: A number of grounded Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft are shown parked at Victorville Airport in Victorville, California, U.S., March 26, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo DENVER (Reuters) – Boeing Co made mistakes that need to be addressed, Southwest Airlines Co Chief Executive Officer Gary Kelly told shareholders on Wednesday, but he Read More

Jellyfish, insects & 3D-printed meat: Here’s what experts think you’ll be eating in the future

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A new report gives a fascinating insight into the future of food five, 30 and 150 years from now as the world adapts to technological advancements and a changing environment. Just don’t read it over lunch. The 34-page report, commissioned by British supermarket Sainsbury’s, paints a picture of grocery shopping in 2025, 2050 and 2196 Read More

India’s monsoon to arrive late, deliver less rain – Skymet

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s monsoon rains will arrive on its southern coast on June 4 and deliver less rain than average this year, a private weather forecaster said on Tuesday, lowering prospects of higher farm and economic growth in the $2.6 trillion economy. A man transports passengers on an improvised motorized rickshaw during heavy Read More

What it’s like to fire the 30mm cannon that arms the Stryker armored vehicle

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The 30mm cannon (Kris Osborn) It looked like streaming balls of fire lighting up the air, accompanied by a very loud noise, smoke and the sight of a large fiery explosion on the other side of a desert canyon. The backward thrust was very powerful, throwing me back what felt like several feet. All this Read More

Swiss study aims to find out if carbon dioxide can be locked in rock

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SAINT-URSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) – Swiss scientists are injecting carbon dioxide into rock deep inside a mountain to discover if the gas leaks out or if it can be locked away to stop it contributing to climate change. Inside Mont Terri in the Jura Mountains, a layer of impermeable clay could potentially trap carbon dioxide, the Read More

ADNOC, ExxonMobil CEOs discuss new opportunities during visit to review progress of $30 billion Upper Zakum expansion

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5/7/2019 Photo: (from left) Darren W. Woods, chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil Corporation and His Excellency Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Javer, UAE minister of state and group CEO of ADNOC. ABU DHABI — His Excellency Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE minister of state and group CEO of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), Read More