RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The investigation into a plane crash in Colombia that left 71 dead took a surprising turn Tuesday when authorities announced that a Bolivian aviation official has sought help in neighboring Brazil.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Dave Melcher, chief executive of the U.S. Aerospace Industries Association, on Tuesday urged President-elect Donald Trump to quickly nominate new board members to the U.S. Export-Import Bank to allow the export financing agency to resume functioning. Melcher said billions of dollars worth of potential orders were in limbo because the agency's board lacked the necessary number of board members to back important trade deals. Boeing Co and other companies have raised similar concerns. (Reporting by Andrea Shalal; Editing by Lisa Shumaker)
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is reassuring Italian Premier Matteo Renzi that Italy will remain one of the closest U.S. allies despite Renzi's defeat in a referendum on government-championed reforms.