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Boeing, FAA face more pressure from U.S. lawmakers over 737 MAX accidents

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CHICAGO/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Pressure mounted on Boeing Co in Washington as U.S. lawmakers called for executives to testify about two crashed 737 MAX jets, even as the world’s biggest planemaker worked to return the grounded fleet to the skies. FILE PHOTO: A Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft is parked at a Boeing production facility in Read More

Traders Are Too Focused On Silver Lining And Ignoring The Cloud

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Shutterstock photo One should always be careful not to overreact to earnings reports that are released outside the “season,” the few weeks after the end of the calendar quarter that sees the bulk of corporate earnings released. The demands of the twenty-four hour news cycle means that they tend to Read More

Amnesty faults electric vehicle batteries as carbon intensive

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amnesty International is seen next to director of Mujeres En Linea Luisa Kislinger, during a news conference to announce the results of an investigation into humans rights abuses committed in Venezuela during protests against President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela February 20, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Jass LONDON (Reuters) – Amnesty International Read More

Fed sees no rate hikes in 2019, sets end to asset runoff

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday brought its three-year drive to tighten monetary policy to an abrupt end, abandoning projections for any interest rate hikes this year amid signs of an economic slowdown, and saying it would halt the steady decline of its balance sheet in September. The measures, announced following the Read More

Missouri towns brace for more flooding as Nebraska cleans up

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VALLEY, Neb. (Reuters) – Small Missouri towns on Wednesday prepared for the next wave of flooding along the snow melt-swollen Missouri River after high waters wreaked an estimated $1 billion in damage in Nebraska, and officials warned the deadly disaster was far from over. Floodwaters spawned by last week’s late-winter storm and warmer weather that Read More

Miner Vale quashed dam safety audit efforts before Brazil disaster: prosecutor

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SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Executives at Vale SA, the world’s largest iron ore miner, quashed efforts by Brazilian authorities to audit one of the company’s mining dams months before it collapsed and killed over 300 people, a state prosecutor was quoted as saying by news website G1 on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: A rescue worker reacts Read More

Jury finding upends Bayer's Roundup defense strategy: experts

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Bayer AG had hoped a new trial strategy focusing jurors on scientific evidence could stem a burgeoning tide of U.S. lawsuits over its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup, but a second jury finding on Tuesday that the product caused cancer has narrowed the company’s options, some legal experts said. FILE PHOTO: Werner Read More

Google reveals gaming platform Stadia

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Google has unveiled a new digital gaming platform called Stadia which will stream better-than-console-quality games that have traditionally had to be either downloaded or purchased on disc. At launch it will work on existing desktops, laptops, TVs and phones, said the firm’s Phil Harrison. Google also revealed a controller. It looks like a traditional console Read More

Huge aluminium plants hit by 'severe' ransomware attack

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One of the world’s biggest aluminium producers has switched to manual operations at some smelting plants following a “severe” ransomware attack. Hydro, which employs more than 35,000 people in 40 countries, says the attack began on Monday night and is ongoing. Some of the company’s factories have been forced to halt production though other facilities, Read More