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Boeing pilots' messages on 737 MAX safety raise new questions
A Boeing Co senior pilot said he might have unintentionally misled regulators, in a series of internal messages from 2016 that became public Friday, plunging the world's largest airplane maker into a fresh crisis.


POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2019 7:21 PM
FAA turns over emails from former Boeing 737 pilot
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Friday turned over 10 pages of emails from a former chief technical pilot on the Boeing 737 MAX that disclosed new details of the company's efforts to win approval from regulators around the world.


POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2019 7:21 PM
Senior U.S. lawmaker says Boeing must shake-up management after 737 MAX crashes
The chairman of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on Friday said Boeing Co must shake-up its management team and Congress must reform how new airplanes are certified following the disclosure of internal messages about the 737 MAX involved in two deadly crashes.


POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2019 7:20 PM
Opioid settlement talks falter, landmark trial expected Monday: attorney
A landmark trial stemming from the U.S. opioid epidemic is expected to begin on Monday after last-ditch talks to strike a multibillion-dollar settlement faltered on Friday, according to an attorney for local governments.


POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2019 7:19 PM
J&J recalls 33,000 bottles of baby powder as FDA finds asbestos in sample
Johnson & Johnson said on Friday it is recalling around 33,000 bottles of baby powder in the United States after U.S. health regulators found trace amounts of asbestos in samples taken from a bottle purchased online.


POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2019 7:18 PM
Johnson & Johnson says baby powder investigation could take 30 days or more
Johnson & Johnson said on Friday its investigation into asbestos contamination of its baby powder could take 30 days or more, after announcing it planned to recall about 33,000 bottles of the product in the United States.


POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2019 7:18 PM
FDA alerts consumers of J&J baby powder recall, says it stands by tests
The U.S. Food & Drug Administration said on Friday that it found that a sample from one lot of Johnson & Johnson's baby powder contained chrysotile fibers, a type of asbestos, confirming test results the company disclosed earlier on Friday.


POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2019 7:18 PM
Exclusive: Lampert helps bankroll Sears as woes persist after bankruptcy - sources
U.S. retailer Sears has borrowed about $150 million from lenders, including its billionaire owner Eddie Lampert, as it racks up losses less than a year after it emerged from bankruptcy protection, people familiar with the matter said.


POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2019 7:17 PM
Judge's unorthodox approach has huge opioid settlement within reach
From the start of the sprawling U.S. litigation seeking to hold drugmakers and distributors liable for the country's opioid epidemic, Judge Dan Polster has made one thing clear: he never wanted a trial.


POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2019 7:17 PM
News Corp to supply headlines for Facebook's upcoming news tab
Facebook Inc's upcoming news tab will feature headlines from the Wall Street Journal and some other News Corp media properties when it launches in fall of 2019, the social network said on Friday.


POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2019 6:42 PM

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