Boeing, FAA officials called to testify in U.S. Senate on 737 MAX plane crashes

ADDIS ABABA/JAKARTA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Boeing Co faced growing pressure in Washington on Wednesday with U.S. lawmakers calling for executives to testify about two crashed 737 MAX jets even as the world’s biggest planemaker works to overcome obstacles to returning the … Continue reading Boeing, FAA officials called to testify in U.S. Senate on 737 MAX plane crashes

Bolsonaro gets Trump’s praise but few concessions, riling Brazilians

WASHINGTON/BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro won glowing praise and conditional promises from U.S. President Donald Trump on his visit to the White House this week, yet Brazilian negotiators came away grumbling about their hosts driving a hard … Continue reading Bolsonaro gets Trump’s praise but few concessions, riling Brazilians

Brexit delayed? PM May requests three-month extension, EU pushes back

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May asked for a three-month delay to Brexit on Wednesday to buy time to get her twice-rejected divorce deal though parliament, but the request faced immediate resistance from the European Commission. Britain’s Prime Minister … Continue reading Brexit delayed? PM May requests three-month extension, EU pushes back

Going ‘Under’: Europe’s first underwater restaurant opens in Norway

BAALY, Norway (Reuters) – Europe’s first underwater restaurant opens in Norway on Wednesday with more than 7,000 customers booked in to eat among the fish. “Under”, a semi-submerged restaurant beneath the waters of the North Atlantic which will be open … Continue reading Going ‘Under’: Europe’s first underwater restaurant opens in Norway

Stakes rise for Boeing as EU, Canada step up scrutiny of 737 MAX after crashes

ADDIS ABABA/PARIS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Europe and Canada said they would seek their own guarantees over the safety of Boeing’s 737 MAX, further complicating plans to get the aircraft flying worldwide after they were grounded in the wake of two accidents … Continue reading Stakes rise for Boeing as EU, Canada step up scrutiny of 737 MAX after crashes