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FAA confronts Boeing over undisclosed 737 Max internal safety communication

A pilot at Boeing had expressed concern three years ago over the flight control system that has been implicated in two fatal crashes, but the company waited months to disclose them.

Mass. lawmakers call for US crackdown on ransomware attacks

Senators Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey, along with eight of the state’s representatives, asked Homeland Security for more help with a problem that has affected communities across the state.

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Honey Dew, Dunkin’ toss out Styrofoam cups, but is it enough to save the planet?

This month Honey Dew will make the switch to double-walled paper cups at all of its locations. Dunkin’ is on track to eliminate the foam cup in New England by year’s end.

J&J agrees to $117m settlement over pelvic mesh devices

The pact would resolve allegations Johnson & Johnson deceptively marketed its pelvic mesh products, which support women’s sagging pelvic organs.

GM Deal Saves One Plant, Union Says, but 3 Others Stay Shut

DETROIT — General Motors has agreed to continue production at a Detroit plant it had planned to shut down, but will not resume operations at three others recently idled, the United Automobile Workers union said Thursday in announcing the terms of a tentative contract agreement.


US home construction fell 9.4% last month

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Revere gets its Amazon after all

After failing in the HQ2 sweepstakes, Revere will host a giant Amazon facility at the former Necco candy factory.

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