NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine on Wednesday brushed aside concerns about the safety of the Boeing 737 Max 8, telling a Senate committee that consumers are free to change their flights if they are anxious about flying aboard the aircraft.
Asrat Begashaw, a spokesman for Ethiopia Airlines, told Reuters the pilot had reported flight control problems - as opposed to external factors such as birds - and had requested to turn back to Addis Ababa.
Given problems of identification of charred remains, it will take days to start returning them to families, probably weeks for some which will require dental or DNA testing.
Shortly after, and possibly because, details of that telephone conversation surfaced, and with Canada bringing down the ban hammer, the FAA was allowed to ground 737 Maxes. They should notify the passengers before.
Boeing has confirmed that, for the past few months, it has been developing a "flight control software enhancement" for the aircraft, but says it is confident they are safe to fly.
On Wednesday afternoon, Canada's transportation minister grounded all Boeing 737 Max 8 planes, leaving the United States and its carriers as the last major users of the aircraft. Democratic senators Elizabeth Warren and Richard Blumenthal called for flights to be stopped, as have Republican Senators Mitt Romney and Ted Cruz. "But we hope and expect that our MAXes will be airborne soon", Norwegian Air's founder and Chief Executive Bjoern Kjos said in a video recording released on social media.
"There must be a rigorous investigation into why the aircraft, which has critical safety systems that did not exist on prior models, was certified without requiring additional pilot training", he said.
But October's Lion Air crash in Indonesia sparked a debate on automation, particularly over a software system created to push the plane down to stop a stall during flight.
The Federal Aviation Administration said a review had showed "no systemic performance issues" and that there was no basis for grounding the aircraft.
Chasing 273, India lost wickets in quick succession and all the hopes were pinned on Rohit once Kohli was gone in the chase. Rohit was again slow off the blocks, hardly rotating the strike but found some elegant boundaries off the pacers.
Trump has cultivated an image of himself as a tough-on-crime president and has said drug dealers should face the ultimate penalty. California has the largest death row population in the U.S.by far, housing 25 percent of the country's condemned inmates.
From the implications of the lawsuit, Facebook may have allowed these hackers into their network by approving them as developers. When users played a quiz, "malicious browser extensions" were installed on their phones, tablets and computers.
Graham maintained that Israel must remain strong and has protected USA citizens by sharing valuable intelligence with the States. Graham, one of the co-sponsors, said he expected the legislation to galvanize bipartisan support. -Gen.
The trip will end Saturday with a get-out-the-vote push for a state Senate candidate in Waterloo, followed by an event in Dubuque. O'Rourke, 46, rose to national prominence a year ago when he narrowly lost his bid to defeat Republican U.S.
All Spotify wants, says its founder, is to be treated the same as apps that don't pay the 30% tax such as Uber or Deliveroo. That is the 30% of monthly subscription fees that Apple takes on subscriptions made through its payment system.
Several defendants, including Huffman, were charged with conspiracy to commit fraud, punishable by up to 20 years in prison. Around 300 law enforcement agents were involved in the arrests across the U.S. as part of "Operation Varsity Blues".
Free agents can not officially sign with their new teams until the start of the new league year at 4:00 PM EDT Wednesday. Norman took to twitter to take a shot at the Giants and General Manager Dave Gettleman on Monday.
Sometimes you had to wait for the app you wanted to pop up; sometimes you would move to tap on something and the icon would jump. As part of its work in Project Strobe , Google is adding a number of new privacy and security features to Android Q.
With people from all over the world coming together in a cleanliness drive, it is a change the environment beckons. It got nearly a new life as many youngsters joined along with more than 25,000 posts already on Instagram alone.
But some major Democratic donors say they will not support her after her vilification of former Democratic Minnesota Sen. Al Franken to resign in 2017 following allegations of harassment against him dating back to his Hollywood career .
Rockets star Harden expected to face Mavericks
The Rockets had a scare when star guard went down with a wrist injury in Friday's victory against the Philadelphia 76ers. Jalen Brunson , Maxi Kleber and Dorian Finney-Smith are players to monitor on the wire while we wait for more news.
Verizon says its 5G network will cost an extra $10 a month
The offer is available only on unlimited plans, which now start at $75 for one person or $160 for a family of four without 5G. The insane affordable Moto Z3 can be paired with a special Moto Mod that will go on pre-order tomorrow, March 14.
Rep. Pelosi: Trump "Not Worth" Impeaching
While Pelosi said she wasn't in favour of impeaching Trump, she maintained that he wasn't fit for the presidency. Pelosi's comments, whatever the reasoning, will surely rile up her extremist base.
Facebook & Instagram Experiencing Worldwide Outages
A slew of Facebook -owned social media sites are experiencing a worldwide outage, leaving thousands of users unable to connect. According to the website Down Detector, the most common problems being reported are total blackout and log in issues.