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RPT-FAA waiting for more software details before 737 MAX can return to service

7:00am EDT

WASHINGTON, Sept 19 Boeing Co still has a series of steps to complete before the 737 MAX can return to service, including submitting a pre-production version of a software update, Federal Aviation Administration chief Steve Dickson said.

FAA waiting for more software details before 737 MAX can return to service

Sep 19 2019

WASHINGTON Boeing Co still has a series of steps to complete before the 737 MAX can return to service, including submitting a pre-production version of a software update, Federal Aviation Administration chief Steve Dickson said.

Trump administration bars California from requiring cleaner cars

Sep 19 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's administration said on Thursday it is revoking California's authority to set its own auto tailpipe emissions standards and require some zero-emission vehicles, a move certain to spark a legal battle between federal officials and the most populous state over the future of U.S. vehicles. | Video

House Democrats ask if Trump interfered in DOJ automaker antitrust probe

Sep 19 2019

WASHINGTON Two U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Thursday asked the White House to turn over documents that would show if President Donald Trump interfered or directed a Justice Department antitrust probe of four automakers that struck voluntary agreements with California to reduce tailpipe emissions, according to a letter seen by Reuters.

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg meets Trump, seeks to mend fences in Washington

Sep 19 2019

WASHINGTON Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg met with President Donald Trump on Thursday during a fence-mending visit to Washington where the chief executive faced aggressive questioning from lawmakers about the social network's failures to protect consumer privacy. | Video

Amazon vows to be carbon neutral by 2040, buying 100,000 electric vans

Sep 19 2019

WASHINGTON Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos on Thursday pledged to make the largest U.S. e-commerce company net carbon neutral by 2040 and to buy 100,000 electric delivery vans from a start-up, as employees and consumers around the world plan protests to address climate change. | Video

Amazon vows to be carbon neutral by 2040, buying 100,000 electric vans

Sep 19 2019

WASHINGTON Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos on Thursday committed the company to being carbon neutral by 2040 and said part of that pledge is an order for 100,000 electric delivery vans from a start-up the online retailer has invested in. | Video

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg, under fire, seeks to mend fences in Washington

Sep 19 2019

WASHINGTON, Sept 19 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is meeting with lawmakers on Capitol Hill for a second day on Thursday as part of an effort by the social media giant to mend its reputation as it faces a slew of government investigations.

Trump fight on California auto emissions could outlast presidency

Sep 19 2019

WASHINGTON The brewing legal battle over President Donald Trump's plan to revoke California's authority to set stiff vehicle emissions standards separate from those established by the U.S. government appears unlikely to be resolved before next year's presidential election.

Trump and California go to war over clean cars

Sep 19 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump and the state of California went to war on Wednesday over who should set the standards in the United States for vehicle emissions and electric cars, foreshadowing a legal battle over environmental policy issues that will affect the auto industry and consumers. | Video

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