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  • The future of the Ex-Im Bank, which many conservatives condemn as "corporate welfare" to well-heeled U.S. exporters, was put in doubt when Rep. Kevin McCarthy, the California Republican and the incoming majority leader for the House GOP caucus, said Sunday he opposes a reauthorization vote. The White House has expressed strong support for reauthorization, with press secretary Josh Earnest going so far as to invoke former President Ronald Reagan's support of the bank in an effort to sway Mr. McCarthy. (Associated Press)

    S&P: Boeing to suffer if Ex-Im Bank killed

    A campaign by congressional Republicans to eliminate the U.S. Export-Import Bank clouds the outlook for America's premier exporter, Boeing Co., Standard & Poor's Corp. warned on Tuesday.


  • Last jet leaves Boeing's Wichita maintenance site

    An era in Kansas aviation has come to a close with the departure of the last aircraft from a Boeing Co. defense maintenance facility in Wichita, ending a 70-year relationship between the aircraft maker and the city.


  • China's Comac set to deliver first passenger jets

    A state-owned aircraft maker said Wednesday it is ready to deliver China's first homegrown regional airliner and should complete a bigger plane in 2018.


  • Secretary of State John Kerry addresses a gathering of the Export-Import Bank at the Omni-Shoreham Hotel in Washington, Thursday, April 24, 2014.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    Competitive aid or corporate welfare? Congress eyes fate of Export-Import Bank

    The vast majority of loans and guarantees from the Export-Import Bank of the United States, created 80 years ago to help U.S. companies compete overseas, go to a handful of corporate giants such as Boeing Co. and General Electric Co., spurring a debate in Congress over whether the program amounts to corporate welfare and should end.


  • Boeing to give California workers $47M in back pay

    Boeing Co. will pay $47 million to hundreds of current and former Southern California employees who are owed back pay and benefits, a union announced Friday.


  • Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, smiles as he meets President of the Swiss Confederation Didier Burkhalter during a bilateral meeting on the sideline of the 44.  Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Keystone,Jean-Christophe Bott)

    Boeing gets permission by Obama administration to sell spare parts to Iran

    The U.S. Department of the Treasury has granted permission to the world's largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft to start sending its spare parts to Iran.


  • FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2009 file photo, Ukrainian business tycoon Dmytro Firtash speaks in his office in Kiev, Ukraine. Firtash, one of Ukraine's most influential oligarchs and a major player in the sale of Russian natural gas to Ukraine allegedly spearheaded an international conspiracy to pay at least $18 million in bribes to mine titanium in India and sell it to a Chicago-based company, according to an indictment unsealed Wednesday, April 2, 2014, by U.S. prosecutors in Chicago. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky, file)

    US details charges against Ukrainian oligarch

    One of Ukraine's most influential oligarchs and a major player in the sale of Russian natural gas to Ukraine allegedly spearheaded an international conspiracy to pay at least $18 million in bribes to mine titanium in India and sell it to a Chicago-based company, according to an indictment unsealed Wednesday by U.S. prosecutors.


  • Judge says Malaysian plane court filing improper

    A judge has thrown out a civil action on behalf of a relative of a Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 passenger, scolding the Chicago law firm involved for what she described as an improper filing.


  • FILE - In this July 6, 2013 aerial file photo, the wreckage of Asiana Flight 214 lies on the ground after it crashed at the San Francisco International Airport, in San Francisco. Asiana Airlines says the Boeing 777 that crashed at San Francisco International Airport had inadequate warning systems to alert the crew to problems with air speed. In a filing with the National Transportation Safety Board released on Monday March 31, 2014, the airline says there was no indication that the plane's autothrottle had stopped maintaining the set air speed. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, file)

    Asiana: Jet partly to blame in California crash

    Asiana Airlines acknowledged in documents released Monday that its pilots failed to correct their fatally slow approach to a landing at San Francisco International Airport but also blamed the maker of the jet, saying it did not automatically maintain a safe speed.


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