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World reacts with sadness, anger to New Zealand mosque shootings

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 8:37pm
Leaders and organizations around the world expressed disgust and sorrow at the killing of 49 people in shootings at two New Zealand mosques on Friday, attacks that many blamed on the demonization of Muslims by the West.

Airlines fear long grounding of Boeing 737 MAX jets after Ethiopian crash

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 8:34pm
The grounding of Boeing's 737 MAX jets after the crash in Ethiopia has had no immediate financial impact on airlines using the planes, but it will get painful for the industry the longer they do not fly, companies and analysts said on Friday.

Special Report: Beto O'Rourke's secret membership in a legendary hacking group

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 7:36pm
Some things you might know about Beto O’Rourke, the former Texas congressman who just entered the race for president:

New Zealand mass shooting suspect remanded until April 5

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 6:41pm
The primary suspect in the mass shooting at a mosque in New Zealand's Christchurch was remanded without plea until his next appearance in the High Court on April 5.

Workers on Sanders' 2020 White House campaign join union

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 6:29pm
Workers on Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' campaign have joined a labor union, becoming the first presidential campaign in history to unionize.

Russian metals tycoon Deripaska sues U.S. over sanctions

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 5:55pm
Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaska sued the United States on Friday, alleging that it had overstepped its legal bounds in imposing sanctions on him and made him the "latest victim" in the U.S. probe into Moscow's alleged election interference.

U.S. ready to help New Zealand after mosque shootings, Trump tells prime minister

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 5:41pm
U.S. President Donald Trump said he told New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in a phone call on Friday that the United States is prepared to give any assistance following the killing of 49 people at two mosques in New Zealand.

Buffett's Berkshire says vice chairmen Jain, Abel each make $18 million

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 5:37pm
Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Friday said its newest vice chairmen, Greg Abel and Ajit Jain, were each awarded about $18 million last year, in the first detailed look at the pay of the men considered the leading candidates to succeed Warren Buffett as the conglomerate's chief executive.

U.S. Soccer Federation defends support for women's team after lawsuit

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 5:23pm
The U.S. Soccer Federation defended on Friday its treatment of the World Cup-winning national women's team and said it was surprised at a recent lawsuit (USWNT) alleging gender discrimination.

Excavators may be damaging Ethiopia crash site: diplomats

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 4:57pm
Trucks and excavators are going onto the site of the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash, causing concern that vital evidence may be lost or crushed, two diplomatic sources said on Friday.

Airlines with buyers' remorse may use Boeing 737 MAX ban to revise orders

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 4:40pm
The grounding of Boeing's global 737 MAX fleet has brought headaches for airlines that need to find alternative aircraft to fly in their place, but it has given some carriers a welcome opportunity to re-evaluate orders for the plane.

UAL says business could be hurt if 737 MAX groundings extend into summer

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 4:40pm
United Continental Holdings Inc said on Friday it would see a negative financial and operational impact on its business if Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets remain grounded into the peak summer travel season.

U.S. manufacturing sector slowing as economy loses momentum

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 8:56am
U.S. manufacturing output fell for a second straight month in February and factory activity in New York state was weaker than expected this month, offering further evidence of a sharp slowdown in economic growth early in the first quarter.

Dozens killed as gunman livestreams New Zealand mosque shootings

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 8:56am
A gunman shot dead 49 people and wounded more than 40 at two New Zealand mosques, some as they were kneeling at prayer, livestreaming online some of the killings that Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern condemned as terrorism.

Israeli warplanes strike Gaza after rockets fired toward Tel Aviv

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 8:47am
Israeli warplanes bombed Hamas targets in the Palestinian enclave of Gaza early on Friday after Israel's military said militants had fired two rockets toward the city of Tel Aviv.

Google faces third EU antitrust fine next week: source

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 8:41am
Alphabet unit Google is likely to be hit with a third EU antitrust fine next week related to its AdSense advertising service, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday, with the sanction expected to be much smaller than previous fines.

Wall Street edges higher at open on U.S.-China trade hopes

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 8:34am
U.S. stocks rose slightly at open on Friday following a report of progress in trade talks between the United States and China and after UK lawmakers voted to delay a potentially chaotic exit from the European Union.

Boeing black box review begins in France, aviation world waits

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 8:28am
Investigators in France on Friday examined the black boxes of a Boeing 737 MAX that crashed in Ethiopia, as a spooked global airline industry waited to see if the cause was similar to a disaster in Indonesia months before.

Saudi's Flyadeal to decide on Boeing 737 MAX order after crash investigations

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 8:28am
Saudi Arabian airline flyadeal will wait until investigations into two Boeing 737 MAX crashes are completed before deciding whether to proceed with a signed order for 30 of the jets, its chief executive said on Friday.

New Zealand mosque attacker's plan began and ended online

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 8:22am
Online accounts linked to gun attacks that killed 49 people and wounded at least 20 at two New Zealand mosques on Friday had in recent days circulated white supremacist imagery and extreme right-wing messages celebrating violence against Muslims and minorities on social media and message boards.