US grounds Boeing 737 MAX over safety issues

  WASHINGTON---The ban on the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft became worldwide on Wednesday after the United States joined Canada and other countries in grounding the aircraft amid mounting global fears for the jets' airworthiness.   US authorities said new evidence showed similarities between Sunday's deadly crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 and a fatal accident in Indonesia in October last year.   The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said findings from the crash site near Addis Ababa and "newly refined satellite data" warranted "further investigation of the possibility of a shared cause for the two incidents."   An FAA emergency o...

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