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Air Force four-star general: We need 225 bombers

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The Northrop Grumman B-2 Stealth Bomber comes in to land at RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire on September 11th, 2019 – Close up underneath photos of the B-2 bombers – the world’s most expensive and secretive planes – returning from a training exercise from Iceland.(SWNS) Senior Air Force leaders believe that current shortages in the U.S. bomber Read More

France urges Germany to act on economy sooner rather later

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PARIS (Reuters) – Germany should act sooner rather than later to revive its flagging economy, France’s finance minister said on Thursday, as he struggled to hide frustration with the pace of Berlin’s efforts to engineer a recovery. French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire attends a joint news conference after a meeting in Paris, France, September Read More

Smart Charge Hawai’i Program to Make EV Charging Stations Available to Residents and Businesses

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The partnership between Enel X, Elemental Excelerator, and Hawaiian Electric Companies aims to showcase EVs’ ability to deliver grid services and integrate renewable energy on Oʻahu, Maui, and Hawai’i Island Through the support of Elemental Excelerator, JuiceBox smart chargers will be offered free for the first 300 EV drivers and 50 businesses to participate in Read More

Pilot caught on high-voltage power line after fighter jet crash

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By Lucia Binding, news reporter A pilot is stuck on a high-voltage electricity line in France after a Belgian fighter jet crashed. The F-16 jet crashed near Pluvigner in Brittany on Thursday, French authorities said. One pilot was safely rescued and emergency workers are extracting the other pilot from the electricity line. The immediate area Read More

Airbus revises up jet demand, trims traffic growth

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LONDON (Reuters) – Airbus on Wednesday revised up forecasts for jetliner demand in the next 20 years led by growth in the new industrial hubs of Asia, while voicing alarm over rising protectionism. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Airbus is pictured at their facility in Montoir-de-Bretagne near Saint-Nazaire, France July 12, 2019. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe The Read More

Colombian fracking halt does not block ‘investigative’ projects: court

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FILE PHOTO: A wall with the carved phrase that reads “Superior Council of the Judiciary, Council of State” is seen on the facade of the Palace of Justice in Bogota, Colombia September 10, 2019. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombia’s top administrative court on Tuesday clarified that a moratorium on fracking it upheld last week Read More

U.S. worker, food-safety advocates sound alarm over new hog slaughter rules

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – U.S. food safety and the health of plant workers will be at risk from new federal rules that allow meat companies to slaughter hogs as fast as they want and shift the role of government inspectors, food and environmental advocates said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Workers cut pork at a slaughterhouse in Read More

Cutting-edge electric boat undergoes testing on river Seine in Paris

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The Bubbles water taxi is seen on the River Seine during a demonstration by the SeaBubbles company in Paris, France, September 16, 2019. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes PARIS (Reuters) – An innovative boat that saves energy by rising out of the water on hydrofoil wings underwent testing on the Seine river in Paris on Monday as its Read More

Russia’s newest passenger jet makes first international flight

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The latest Russian airliner, the Irkut MC-21-300, has made its first international flight to Turkey, the jet’s producer has announced. The aircraft took off from Zhukovsky International Airport near Moscow on Monday and flew 2,400 km to Istanbul Ataturk Airport in about three and a half hours. “The flight was normal. The aircraft and its Read More

Factbox: What needs to happen before Boeing’s 737 MAX can fly again

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(In September 13 story, corrects name of European Union Aviation Safety Agency from European Aviation and Space Agency in paragraph 15) An unpainted Boeing 737 MAX aircraft is seen parked in an aerial photo at Renton Municipal Airport near the Boeing Renton facility in Renton, Washington, U.S. July 1, 2019. Picture taken July 1, 2019. Read More