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House panel asks Boeing CEO to testify about grounded plane

Sep. 17, 2019 7:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional committee investigating the grounded 737 Max has asked Boeing Chairman and CEO Dennis Muilenburg to testify at a hearing next month. The House Transportation Committee said Tuesday that Chairman Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., "formally invited" Muilenburg to a hearing on Oct. 30....

Spying claims spur calls for Washington lawmaker ouster

Sep. 14, 2019 12:17 PM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Washington state's liberal reputation is well-known, but voters in a conservative legislative district have re-elected Republican lawyer Matt Shea to the Legislature six times — as he has raged against Communists and atheists he thinks will destroy the U.S. and lobbied for a...

Relatives of passengers killed in Boeing crash protest in DC

Sep. 10, 2019 9:43 PM EDT

Families of the passengers who died in one of the Boeing 737 Max crashes lobbied Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao on Tuesday to slow what they consider a rush to let the plane fly again. Two of the relatives who took part in the two-hour meeting in Washington said Chao promised that the government will take...

Southwest still negotiating compensation from Boeing

Sep. 9, 2019 4:52 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines continues to negotiate with Boeing over damage caused by the grounding of the 737 Max. Southwest Chairman and CEO Gary Kelly said Monday in a note to employees that the airline is considering ways to share the compensation with workers. Kelly didn't give details about the...

AP EXPLAINS: Iran's nuclear program as atomic deal unravels

Sep. 7, 2019 6:35 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran announced Saturday it had begun using advanced centrifuges in violation of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. The decision by Iran marks what it calls its "third step" away from the accord, which saw Iran agree to limit its nuclear program in exchange for the...

Boeing, Bank of America fall while Conn's, Newmont gain

Sep. 3, 2019 4:41 PM EDT

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Tuesday: Apple Inc., down $3.04 to $205.70 The maker of iPhones faces more tariffs on some of its products in the escalating U.S.-China trade war. Newmont Goldcorp Corp., up 50 cents to $40.39 The price of gold jumped as investors shifted their focus to less...

Biden taps influence industry despite pledge on lobbyists

Sep. 3, 2019 2:41 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden entered the Democratic primary promising "from day one" to reject campaign cash from lobbyists. "I work for you — not any industry," he tweeted. Yet hours after his April campaign kickoff, the former vice president went to a fundraiser at the home of a lobbying executive....

United removes Boeing Max from schedule until mid-December

Aug. 30, 2019 6:33 PM EDT

United Airlines is again delaying the expected return date for its grounded Boeing 737 Max jets. The airline said Friday that it has removed the Max from its schedule until Dec. 19, six weeks longer than previously planned. United owns 14 Max jets, which have been grounded since March after the second of two...

American Airlines to add 400 jobs in Tulsa

Aug. 29, 2019 6:47 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — American Airlines said it's adding 400 jobs at its Tulsa maintenance facility, marking what an airline official calls the largest workforce addition to that base in over a decade. About 330 of the new positions will be filled by mechanics who have the potential to earn six figures as...

Russian firm sues Boeing over Max jet, says defects hidden

Aug. 27, 2019 5:06 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian aircraft leasing company that ordered 35 Boeing Max jets is suing the U.S. aircraft maker and seeking to cancel the deal, accusing Boeing of hiding defects in the plane that was grounded after two deadly crashes. The Miami-based lawyer for the leasing company said Tuesday it is the...