The second deadly crash of a prized new airplane in five months has renewed safety concerns about the 737 Max that could shape Boeing's fortunes for many years. The 737 Max is the newest version of the 737, the best-selling airliner ever. Since debuting in 2017, Boeing has delivered more than 350 of them in several versions that vary by size. Dozens of airlines around the world have embraced the plane for its fuel efficiency and utility for short and medium-haul flights. Boeing has taken more than 5,000 orders for the various Max versions, and they constitute the largest share of the company's backlog of nearly 5,900 planes. They carry list prices from $100 million to $135 million, although airlines routinely get deep discounts. The Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737-8 Max plane crashed shortly after takeoff, killing all 157 on board. (Published 6 hours ago) The plane suffered its first fatal accident in October, when a 737 Max 8 operated by Lion Air plunged into the Java Sea, killing … [Read more...] about 2nd Crash Renews Safety Concerns for Boeing’s Prized New Jet
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Climate Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today's Paper Advertisement Supported by ByCoral Davenport July 27, 2018 Want the latest climate news in your inbox? You can sign up here to receive Climate Fwd: , our weekly email newsletter. WASHINGTON — In his first three weeks on the job, Andrew Wheeler, the acting head of the Environmental Protection Agency, has sought to halt two major efforts by his predecessor, Scott Pruitt, to roll back environmental regulations, arguing that the policies are legally vulnerable, according to people familiar with his thinking. Mr. Wheeler’s actions signal a strategic shift at the E.P.A., an agency at the heart of President Trump’s push to strip away regulations on industry. Under Mr. Pruitt, who resigned July 5 under a cloud of ethics investigations, the agency pushed for ambitious but fast-paced rollbacks of environmental … [Read more...] about Pruitt’s Successor Wants Rollbacks, Too. And He Wants Them to Stick.
MARGARET BRENNAN, HOST: It's Sunday, July 15. I'm Margaret Brennan, and this is FACE THE NATION. In the midst of the president's controversial and confrontation-filled European visit, more evidence that top Russian spies worked to undermine Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential campaign. Plus, new warnings from within his own Cabinet that America's digital infrastructure is now under attack by Russia. The president tried to lower expectations for his Monday one-on-one summit with Vladimir Putin in an interview with "CBS EVENING NEWS" anchor Jeff Glor. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) DONALD TRUMP, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES: I go in with very low expectations. I think that getting along with Russia is a good thing. But it's possible we won't. (END VIDEO CLIP) BRENNAN: In Brussels, the president hounded NATO partners to increase their own defense spending, leaving them flabbergasted, as one European diplomat told us. Publicly, the president attempted a show of unity, but it was obvious the … [Read more...] about Full Transcript: “Face the Nation” on July 15, 2018
The Detroit News Published 10:23 p.m. UTC Jun 25, 2018 The Detroit News promptly corrects factual errors or clarifies misleading information. Please let us know if you think we may have published incorrect or misleading information. Call us at (800) 678-4115. Fax us at (313) 496-5400. E-mail us at [email protected] Please indicate whether you're responding to content online or in the newspaper. The following corrections and clarifications have been published: JUNE News: State Sen. Patrick Colbeck proposed additional court cases be added to a social studies section on “domestic conflicts and tensions.” He did not advocate striking references to Roe vs. Wade and Miranda, as reported in a June 19 story. Business: A quote by Bill Ford Jr. in a June 18 story should have said, "It's where the future will be built. We're going to have a corridor of mobility. The train station will be a spectacular building. It will be open to the public. One thing I … [Read more...] about Corrections & Clarifications
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Politics Former Massey Energy chief executive Don Blankenship speaks to supporters May 8 in Charleston, W.Va. (Tyler Evert/AP) by Steven Mufson May 22 at 2:18 PM Email the author Former coal baron and U.S. Senate candidate Don Blankenship has been spurned by President Trump, defeated in the West Virginia GOP primary and lambasted for his former company’s safety record. Yet Blankenship, who received a private post-primary phone call from Trump, won’t give up, announcing that he will run as the nominee of the Constitution Party and continue his campaign, launched from a prison cell, to prove he was wronged. Blankenship … [Read more...] about Spurned by Trump and GOP, coal baron Don Blankenship seeks a second chance in West Virginia