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Boeing 787 testing more than half done

(AP) – Boeing said it has finished more than half of the testing on its proposed battery fix for the 787, with the rest of the ground and flight tests coming in the next several days.

04/03/2013

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US CEOs optimistic about economy, wary of hiring

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chief executives at the largest U.S. companies are much more optimistic about their sales prospects than they were three months ago, though many remain cautious about hiring.

03/13/2013

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Israel, US successfully test anti-missile system

JERUSALEM (AP) – Israel’s Defense Ministry says a joint exercise with U.S. forces has successfully tested the Arrow anti-missile system for the first time. The system is meant to defend Israel from the threat of an Iranian strike.

02/25/2013

Fire damaged battery casing from the Japan Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner showing damage from a "thermal runaway" chemical reaction. (Photo: NTSB/AP)

NTSB: 787 battery approval should be reconsidered

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government should reassess its safety approval of the Boeing 787 lithium ion batteries, the nation’s top accident investigator said Thursday.

02/07/2013

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What holds energy tech back? The infernal battery

WASHINGTON (AP) — As 21st century technology strains to become ever faster, cleaner and cheaper, an invention from more than 200 years ago keeps holding it back. It’s why electric cars aren’t clogging the roads and why Dreamliners aren’t flying high.

01/22/2013

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Overcharging batteries eyed in Boeing 787 fires

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s likely that fires on two Boeing 787 Dreamliners were caused by overcharging lithium ion batteries, aviation safety and battery experts said Friday.

01/18/2013

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Boeing: 787 production continues as planned

CHICAGO (AP) – Boeing says production of its 787 is continuing as planned, even though airlines have grounded the plane because of safety concerns.

01/17/2013

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CEOs step up pressure on Obama, Congress for deal

WASHINGTON (AP) – The nation’s top corporate executives are stepping up pressure on Congress and on President Barack Obama to negotiate a deal to avoid a fiscal cliff, warning that failure will result in “significant […]

12/11/2012

Boeing shakes up shrinking defense business

CHICAGO (AP) – Boeing is shaking up its shrinking defense division, putting some executives into new roles and reducing the number of managers. Boeing makes military helicopters and planes, in addition to commercial jets used […]

11/07/2012

Stocks rally as Americans head to the polls

(AP) – Stocks are closing sharply higher on Wall Street as Americans head to the polls in a closely fought U.S. presidential election. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 133 points to close at 13,246 […]

11/06/2012

Boeing to sell 35 new 737 airplanes to Russia

NEW YORK (AP) – Boeing is selling 35 of its redesigned 737 aircraft to a Russian state-run leasing company in a deal that would be worth $3 billion, if sold at current list prices. The […]

10/30/2012

United Airlines gets 1st 787

(AP) – U.S. travelers are going to be seeing a lot more of the 787, the ultra-lightweight jet built to reduce flier fatigue and airline fuel bills. United this week became the first U.S. airline […]

09/27/2012

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