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Correction: Southern Flood Threat story

By The Associated Press

The stage is set for unprecedented major flooding this spring for most of the nation, U.S. weather officials said Thursday.

Watchdog: FEMA wrongly released personal data of victims

By COLLEEN LONG

A government watchdog has found the Federal Emergency Management Agency wrongly released to a contractor the personal information of 2.3 million survivors of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria and the California wildfires in 2017.

Indonesia’s National Airline Seeks to Cancel Order of Boeing Max 8s

By MUKTITA SUHARTONO and AMIE TSANG

The request from the carrier, Garuda Indonesia, is the first publicly confirmed attempt to cancel a Max 8 order since the deadly crash in Ethiopia this month.

Boeing loses $4.9B order for 737 Max jets, but Indonesia's Garuda carrier open to buying different model

By Amy Lieu

Indonesian airline Garuda has canceled its order for 49 more Boeing 737 Max 8 jets, worth nearly $5 billion, citing "consumers' low confidence," a spokesman for the company said Friday. But a Garuda official said the airline may be open to acquiring another Boeing model instead to salvage the deal.

Boeing loses $4.9B order for 737 Max jets, but Indonesia's Garuda carrier open to buying different model

By Amy Lieu

Indonesian airline Garuda has canceled its order for 49 more Boeing 737 Max 8 jets, worth nearly $5 billion, citing "consumers' low confidence," a spokesman for the company said Friday. But a Garuda official said the airline may be open to acquiring another Boeing model instead to salvage the deal.

Indonesia’s National Airline Seeks to Cancel Order of Boeing Max 8s

By MUKTITA SUHARTONO and AMIE TSANG

The request from the carrier, Garuda Indonesia, is the first publicly confirmed attempt to cancel a Max 8 order since the deadly crash in Ethiopia this month.

Transit agency's reliance on doughnut shop to open station has commuters railing

By Stephen Sorace

Customers of a state-operated transit agency were railing Thursday when the agency admitted it relies on Dunkin’ Donuts employees to unlock the entrance to one of its train stations every morning.

Driver of truck involved in GOP train crash likely caused collision, NTSB says

By Elizabeth Zwirz

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) reportedly determined that the garbage truck driver involved in an accident last year with a train carrying GOP members likely caused the crash.

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Video shows teen's beating during West Virginia traffic stop

By JOHN RABY

A West Virginia prosecutor has released a police dashcam video of a 16-year-old boy being beaten by officers during a November traffic stop.

Unprecedented spring flooding possible, US forecasters say

By SETH BORENSTEIN and JEFF MARTIN

The stage is set for unprecedented major flooding this spring for most of the nation, U.S. weather officials said Thursday.

Lion Air Crash Families Say They Were Pressured to Sign No-Suit Deal

By HANNAH BEECH and MUKTITA SUHARTONO

After the new 737 Max 8 jet went down in Indonesia, relatives of the victims say the airline is trying to buy their silence with a deal that also protected Boeing.

Report: Great Lakes feeling effects of rapid climate warming

By JOHN FLESHER

A scientific report says the Great Lakes region is warming faster than the rest of the U.S., which likely will bring more flooding and other extreme weather such as heat waves and drought.

Doomed Boeing Jets Lacked 2 Safety Features That Company Sold Only as Extras

By HIROKO TABUCHI and DAVID GELLES

Airlines had to pay more for two optional upgrades that could warn pilots about sensor malfunctions. Boeing now plans to make one of the features standard.

Ethiopian Airlines pilot of doomed flight didn’t take training on 737 MAX simulator: report

By Bradford Betz

The captain of the doomed Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 never received updated training on a Boeing 737 Max 8 simulator, even though the airline had the technology available since January, according to a report.

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