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Global stocks follow Wall Street higher ahead of Brexit vote

BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks followed Wall Street higher Tuesday as investors awaited a vote by British lawmakers on a plan to leave the European Union. In early trading, Germany’s DAX rose 0.5 percent to 11,596.37 and France’s CAC 40 added 0.4 percent to 5,288.02. London’s FTSE 100 slipped 0.3 percent to 7,103.90. On Wall … Continue reading Global stocks follow Wall Street higher ahead of Brexit vote

US joins Ethiopian-led investigation at plane crash site

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A team of U.S. aviation experts has arrived in Ethiopia to join an investigation into Sunday’s crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jetliner that killed 157 people. As questions grow about the new Boeing plane involved in the crash, the Federal Aviation Administration said late Monday it is at the crash … Continue reading US joins Ethiopian-led investigation at plane crash site

The Latest: Official: Royal Air Maroc grounds sole Boeing

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 9:50 p.m. A U.N. official says thousands stood in silent tribute to victims of the Ethiopian Airlines crash at the opening of the U.N. Environment Program’s Assembly in Nairobi on Monday. Some people who had been traveling to the meeting were … Continue reading The Latest: Official: Royal Air Maroc grounds sole Boeing

The Latest: Pope sends condolences over Ethiopian crash

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 3:30 p.m. There are scenes of agony as members of an association of Ethiopian airline pilots cry uncontrollably for colleagues killed in Sunday’s crash near Addis Ababa. Framed photographs of seven crew members sit in chairs at the front of a … Continue reading The Latest: Pope sends condolences over Ethiopian crash

Boeing likely to face new questions after another 737 crash

Sunday’s devastating plane crash in Ethiopia could renew safety questions about the newest version of Boeing’s popular 737 airliner. The Boeing 737 Max 8 operated by Ethiopian Airlines crashed shortly after taking off from the capital of Addis Ababa, killing all 157 people on board. The plane was new. The weather was clear. Yet something … Continue reading Boeing likely to face new questions after another 737 crash

British Airways makes big order for Boeing jets

MADRID (AP) — The parent company of British Airways is buying up to 42 Boeing 777 long-haul passenger jets in a multi-billion dollar deal. Thursday’s announcement by the International Airlines Group consortium comes days after Boeing’s European rival, Airbus, announced it would stop making its A380 superjumbo from 2021 due to a lack of customers. … Continue reading British Airways makes big order for Boeing jets

The Latest: SKorean leader to speak with Trump post-summit

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The Latest on the summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 12:50 p.m. South Korean President Moon Jae-in expects to speak with President Donald Trump on the phone following Trump’s summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over the future of … Continue reading The Latest: SKorean leader to speak with Trump post-summit

The Latest: NK media: Kim shared sincere opinions with Trump

HANOI, Vietnam  — The Latest on the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 7:45 a.m. Thursday North Korean state media says leader Kim Jong Un exchanged “sincere and deep opinions” with U.S. President Donald Trump at their dinner meeting. The Korean Central News Agency said Thursday … Continue reading The Latest: NK media: Kim shared sincere opinions with Trump

Before meeting Kim, Trump oversees big Vietnamese plane deal

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — President Donald Trump and Vietnamese President Nguyen Phu Trong presided over the signing of several trade deals in Hanoi on Wednesday, including agreements to sell the booming Southeast Asian country 110 Boeing planes worth billions of dollars. The deals give Trump tangible progress to take home ahead of meetings expected for … Continue reading Before meeting Kim, Trump oversees big Vietnamese plane deal

CHICAGO | Boeing 2Q profit and revenue top estimates

CHICAGO — Boeing Co. says its second-quarter profit was $2.2 billion. The Chicago-based company said Wednesday it had profit of $3.73 per share on revenue of $24.26 billion. Earnings, adjusted to exclude certain pension items, were $3.33 per share. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations for profit of $3.24 per share on revenue of $23.98 … Continue reading CHICAGO | Boeing 2Q profit and revenue top estimates

NEW YORK | Boeing and Embraer attempt a joint venture

NEW YORK — Boeing and the Brazilian jet maker Embraer will attempt to form a joint venture that would push the U.S. aerospace giant more aggressively into the regional aircraft market. The new company, which has faced heavy scrutiny from lawmakers in Brazil, is being valued at about $4.7 billion. The companies said Thursday that … Continue reading NEW YORK | Boeing and Embraer attempt a joint venture

Boeing Co. says it signed new $3B deal with Iranian airline

TEHRAN, Iran/April 4, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Boeing Co. said on Tuesday it has signed a new, $3 billion deal with Iran’s Aseman Airlines to supply 30 737 MAX aircraft to the carrier, the first major sale by a U.S. company to the Islamic Republic under new President Donald Trump. The new agreement comes on top … Continue reading Boeing Co. says it signed new $3B deal with Iranian airline