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  • NASA picks Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil. On Tuesday, the space agency picked Boeing and SpaceX to transport astronauts to the International Space Station in the next few years. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden named the winners of...

  • NASA to partner with business on spaceflights

    NASA will reveal which one or two private companies will win the rights to send astronauts to the International Space Station under its Commercial Crew Program, the Associated Press reported.

  • Alcoa lands $1 billion-plus contract with Boeing

    NEW YORK (AP) — Alcoa Inc. said Thursday that it won a multi-year contract worth more than $1 billion to supply aluminum products to aircraft maker Boeing Co. Alcoa said it was the largest contract ever between the companies. The companies also agreed to work together to develop new alloys for...

  • Boeing can thrive even without Export-Import Bank financing

    It is hard to justify government involvement in foreign purchases from Boeing when private sources of financing have never been more plentiful.

  • Ryanair commits to order 100 737 MAX 200 aircraft

    NEW YORK (AP) — European airline Ryanair has committed to order 100 of Boeing's 737 MAX 200 airplanes, valued at $11 billion at current list prices. Buyers often get steep discounts off list prices for passenger jets. Ryanair has options to buy another 100 of the 737 MAX 200s as well. The 737...

  • United adds larger version of Boeing Dreamliner

    SEATTLE (AP) — United Airlines is showing confidence in Boeing's 787 by taking delivery of the new, larger version of the jet that Boeing calls the Dreamliner. Boeing Co. said Thursday that it delivered the 787-9 to United the day before. United is the first North American airline to get the...

  • Asbestos MDL judge rules Boeing owed no duty to spouse for take-home exposure

    PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) – Judge Eduardo C. Robreno, who oversees an asbestos multidistrict litigation in Philadelphia federal court, has ruled that Pennsylvania law does not support imposing a duty to warn of take-home exposure in asbestos litigation. In his Aug. 27 opinion delivered in...

  • New 'loser pays' standard could curb abusive lawsuits

    Class-action investor litigation is often used as a form of legal extortion: "Settle now and we'll go away."

  • Politically active class action firm sanctioned for using false witness in case against Boeing

    CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – Over the years, the securities law firm Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd and its attorneys have reaped staggering multi-billion dollar awards from companies and in turn doled out hundreds of thousands of dollars to political candidates. Now, U.S. District Judge Ruben...

  • Delta's good fight on Export-Import Bank marred by support for crony capitalism

    It's rare to find big business lobbying for free enterprise against corporate welfare. So it's pretty depressing to find it lobbying for corporate welfare in other instances.

  • China and Europe hurt themselves with export subsidies; let's not emulate them

    What if the other guys are mostly shooting their own soldiers in the back, and you are, too? Then laying down your weapon is the right strategy.



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