Boeing Sacks Chief Executive

Boeing has sacked its chief executive Dennis Muilenburg following a year of intense scrutiny and industrial setbacks set off by two fatal crashes of its 737 MAX jetliner. The company announced that chairman David Calhoun would take over as CEO and president from January 13, saying a change in leadership was necessary to restore confidence…

Donald Trump Impeached For Abuse of Power, Obstruction of Congress

The House of Representatives on Wednesday impeached a president of the United States for only the third time in American history, charging that President Donald Trump abused his power when he tried to shake down the president of Ukraine in exchange for a personal political favour, then obstructed Congress as they tried to investigate his…

‘I’m Having a Good Time’, Trump Reacts to Impeachment

President Donald Trump claims he is not “worried” amid news that he will have to stand trial before the Senate in the new year after the House of Representatives voted to impeach him. “I don’t know about you, but I’m having a good time,” Trump, 73, told supporters onstage at his campaign rally in Battle…

Npower to Lay Off 4,500 Workers

UK’s Energy company Npower could cut up to 4,500 jobs – 78 per cent of its workforce – in plans to restructure the business. E.on, which took over the gas and electricity supplier this year, said “the UK market is currently particularly challenging” in a statement announcing the proposals, which Unison called “a cruel blow for Npower employees”. “They’ve…

McDonald’s Axes CEO For Dating Employee

McDonald’s announced Sunday it had fired CEO Steve Easterbrook, citing his “poor judgment” over a consensual relationship he had with an employee.  The company’s board of directors said it had named Chris Kempczinski, most recently president of McDonald’s USA, to succeed him.  “Chris takes the reins of this great company at a time of strong,…