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GM stops paying for health insurance for striking union workers; talks continue

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (Reuters) – General Motors Co shifted health insurance costs for its striking workers to the United Auto Workers union as its members walked the picket line for the second day on Tuesday. The UAW on Monday launched the first company-wide strike at GM in 12 years, saying negotiations toward a new national Read More

U.S. FAA to brief international regulators on status of Boeing 737 MAX

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FILE PHOTO: Grounded Boeing 737 MAX aircraft are seen parked in an aerial photo at Boeing Field in Seattle, Washington, U.S. July 1, 2019. Picture taken July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Federal Aviation Administration chief Steve Dickson has invited about 50 aviation safety regulators from around the world to an informal Read More

Brazil clears new pesticides as government aims to speed approvals

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SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s Agriculture Ministry on Tuesday approved 63 pesticides for commercial use as the government seeks to reduce a backlog of applications for new agricultural chemicals. In a statement, the ministry said 56 of the new approvals were for generic products with active ingredients already in use in Brazil. Seven of the Read More

Vale misled public on dangerous dams, prompting Brazil probe: source

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RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA/SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Faced with public outrage after its second mining dam collapse in four years killed at least 240 people in Brazil, Vale SA misrepresented what it had done to shut down its riskiest dams, a review of the company’s statements shows. The logo of the Brucutu mine owned by Brazilian Read More

Pentagon readying a public show of evidence in Saudi attacks

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By Tony Capaccio on 9/17/2019 WASHINGTON (Bloomberg) – The Pentagon is preparing a report on who was responsible for the weekend attack on Saudi oil facilities and intends to make it public within 48 hours, a U.S. defense official said. The official couldn’t confirm or deny a CBS News report that the U.S. has identified Read More

U.S. ‘falling behind’ in global race to develop electric vehicle supply chain

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is losing the race to extract and refine minerals used to make electric vehicles and should do more to spur domestic production, a bipartisan group of senators said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) speaks with reporters off the Senate floor in Washington, U.S., May 23, Read More

International panel to criticize U.S. FAA’s Boeing 737 MAX approval process: WSJ

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FILE PHOTO: Grounded Boeing 737 MAX aircraft are seen parked in an aerial photo at Boeing Field in Seattle, Washington, U.S. July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson/File Photo (Reuters) – A panel of international air-safety regulators is finishing a report, which is expected to criticize the initial U.S. approval process for Boeing Co’s (BA.N) 737 MAX Read More

FAA chief to meet with Boeing officials, test 737 MAX simulator

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – New Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) chief Stephen Dickson plans to fly to Seattle this week to fly “newly configured” Boeing 737 MAX software in a simulator and will visit with Boeing (BA.N) officials, the agency said Monday. FILE PHOTO: A Boeing 737 MAX aircraft is seen grounded at a storage area in Read More

Erdogan, Putin & Rouhani speak to media after trilateral talks on Syria

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A black September? (E1436) In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max and Stacy discuss the odd similarity between protesters in Hong Kong and in France having their eyes targeted by ‘sub-lethal’ stun grenades. They review the article in GQ Magazine by Robert… Read More

Exclusive: Cities to step up at U.N. to push climate fight, sustainable development

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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – As some world leaders question whether the world is facing a climate emergency, more than a dozen cities are stepping up to tackle global warming and sustainable development and will next week pledge to report their progress to the United Nations. People take part in a bicycle demonstration on a highway Read More