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US aviation officials say they found a new potential risk with the Boeing 737 Max plane that could delay its return to service

US aviation officials say they found a new potential risk with the Boeing 737 Max plane that could delay its return to service

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has identified a new potential risk that Boeing Co must address on its 737 MAX before the grounded jet can return to service, the agency told Reuters on Wednesday. The risk was discovered during a simulator test last week, sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.…

The rival companies behind the Xbox, PlayStation, and Nintendo Switch just sent a joint letter to the US government asking to be left out of Trump’s tariffs

The rival companies behind the Xbox, PlayStation, and Nintendo Switch just sent a joint letter to the US government asking to be left out of Trump’s tariffs

Sony’s PlayStation 4, Microsoft’s Xbox One, and Nintendo’s Switch may all compete for consumer attention and spending dollars, but the three major makers of the game consoles are coming together to push back on the Trump administration’s Chinese tariffs. All three companies are represented in a joint letter addressed to Office of United States Trade…

A KFC franchise owner in a remote area of Australia thinks his restaurant is worthy of a Michelin star

A KFC franchise owner in a remote area of Australia thinks his restaurant is worthy of a Michelin star

The owner of a KFC franchise in a remote area of Australia thinks his restaurant is worthy of a Michelin star. Sam Edelman, who runs an outpost for the popular American fried chicken chain in the northern town of Alice Springs, Australia, created a Facebook group called “Kentucky Fried Chicken deserves a Michelin Star” last…

Rafael Nadal is annoyed after Wimbledon seeded Roger Federer above him, and even Novak Djokovic is surprised

Rafael Nadal is annoyed after Wimbledon seeded Roger Federer above him, and even Novak Djokovic is surprised

Rafael Nadal has called out the Wimbledon Championships for not respecting ATP rankings after the grass major seeded Roger Federer above him. Nadal reached the final of the 2019 Australian Open, four ATP semifinals, before winning the Italian Open and the French Open this year. Federer has won three ATP tour titles but failed in…

‘Hell is coming’: Western Europe braces for unprecedented heatwave that could turn deadly

‘Hell is coming’: Western Europe braces for unprecedented heatwave that could turn deadly

Western Europe is bracing for an intense, dangerous, and possibly even deadly heat wave this week, with temperatures due to soar as high as 40 degrees Celsius, or 104 Fahrenheit. Countries including France, Spain, and Portugal are expecting record-breaking temperatures starting Wednesday, while the rest of the continent is also set to face temperatures much…

The admiral who oversaw the bin Laden raid says this is one thing Navy SEALs must do

The admiral who oversaw the bin Laden raid says this is one thing Navy SEALs must do

In an interview with PBS News Hour’s Judy Woodruff, retired Adm. Bill McRaven, the former SEAL who oversaw the 2011 raid on Osama Bin Laden’s compound as the head of Joint Special Operations Command, told Woodruff that there’s only thing a SEAL recruit has to do during their grueling training: “Not quit.” “So, the one…

Video shows SpaceX rocket booster narrowly missing its landing platform and hitting the sea after the ‘most difficult launch ever’

Video shows SpaceX rocket booster narrowly missing its landing platform and hitting the sea after the ‘most difficult launch ever’

A core part of a SpaceX rocket narrowly missed a landing pad, crashed into the sea, and exploded during a test that CEO Elon Musk described as the “most difficult” in company history. At around 2:30 a.m. ET on Tuesday, a Falcon Heavy rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, the third time Falcon Heavy…

Alphabet’s smart city unit just released its master plan for a Toronto waterside district, promising not to sell the personal data it collects on residents

Alphabet’s smart city unit just released its master plan for a Toronto waterside district, promising not to sell the personal data it collects on residents

A high-tech smart city project proposed along Toronto’s waterfront by Alphabet unit Sidewalk Labs has pledged not to sell advertisers the personal data collected to serve residents and visitors, as part of a 1,500-page master plan released on Monday. The proposal in Canada’s biggest city is designed to provide affordable housing, alleviate traffic and fight…

Bernie Sanders wants Wall Street to pay off the US’s $1.6 trillion student-loan debt. Even Democrats are likely to push back on the plan.

Bernie Sanders wants Wall Street to pay off the US’s $1.6 trillion student-loan debt. Even Democrats are likely to push back on the plan.

Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders proposed on Monday a plan to eliminate the $1.6 trillion in student-loan debt held in the US and make all public higher education tuition-free, carving out new territory in a competitive Democratic presidential primary. Introduced into the Senate, the bill would have the federal government pay to erase virtually all…