Transportation industry regulation

FILE--In this Feb. 27, 2014, file photo Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce speaks during a press conference in Sydney. Joyce said Monday, June 4, 2018, that Australia's flag carrier airline was in the process of changing its website to describe Taiwan as a Chinese territory after pressure from Beijing. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, File)
June 05, 2018 - 4:41 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's foreign minister on Tuesday expressed concern at Qantas Airways' decision to describe Taiwan as a Chinese territory after pressure from Beijing. Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce said Monday that Australia's flag carrier airline was in the process of changing...
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A migrant man comfort his wife who has lost consciousness at the Ivan sedlo, 30 kms south of Sarajevo, on Friday, May 18, 2018. A convoy of buses with around 270 migrants, including children, has been blocked in central Bosnia, reflecting the confusion in the war-scarred Balkan country as it struggles to cope with the influx. (AP Photo/Amel Emric)
May 18, 2018 - 8:43 am
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The Latest on migrants in Europe (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Buses with about 270 migrants are on their way to an asylum center in southwestern Bosnia following a blockade reflecting confusion in the Balkan country struggling with the influx. The buses had left...
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FILE - This Tuesday, May 24, 2016 file photo shows the former Oakland Army Base pier with the Port of Oakland in the background in Oakland, Calif. A federal judge in California on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, struck down the city of Oakland's ban on coal shipments at a proposed cargo terminal, siding with a developer who wants to use the site to transport Utah coal to Asia. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
May 15, 2018 - 4:44 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge in California on Tuesday struck down the city of Oakland's ban on coal shipments at a proposed cargo terminal, siding with a developer who wants to use the site to transport Utah coal to Asia. In a scathing ruling, U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria in San...
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May 15, 2018 - 12:29 am
SEATTLE (AP) — A retired Alaska state lawmaker says a naked passenger was tackled and detained on an Alaska Airlines flight from Seattle to Anchorage, Alaska. Former state Sen. Johnny Ellis said on Twitter that the incident happened Monday after the man ran from the front of the plane to the back,...
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May 07, 2018 - 4:04 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The top law enforcement official at the agency that runs New York's airports and bridges has retired amid an investigation after radio host Rush Limbaugh told listeners he received a police escort. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said Monday Michael Fedorko will...
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FILE - In this June 1986 file photo, cars travel east bound at the toll plaza on the Merritt Parkway in Greenwich, Conn. A document highlighting aspects of draft legislation to return a form of tolling to Connecticut highways could come up for a vote in the House of Representatives as early as Wednesday, May 2, 2018. (Hearst Connecticut Media via AP, File)
May 02, 2018 - 5:37 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A tractor trailer that slammed into four cars and killed seven people at a Connecticut tollbooth three decades ago led to the end of tolls on the state's highways. Now, a leading Connecticut lawmaker is pushing to bring them back. While Connecticut House Speaker Joe...
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In this 2017 photo, Jennifer Riordan, of Albuquerque, N.M., poses for a photo in Albuquerque. Family, friends and community leaders are mourning the death of Riordan, a bank executive on a Southwest Airlines jet that blew an engine as she was flying home from a business trip to New York. (Marla Brose/The Albuquerque Journal via AP)
April 19, 2018 - 1:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Southwest Airlines sought more time to inspect fan blades like the one that snapped off during one of its flights and caused an engine breakup that left a...
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In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018 photo, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator examines damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia. A preliminary examination of the blown jet engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that set off a terrifying chain of events and left a businesswoman hanging half outside a shattered window showed evidence of "metal fatigue," according to the National Transportation Safety Board. (NTSB via AP)
April 18, 2018 - 8:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — U.S. airline regulators said late Wednesday that they will order inspections on engine fan blades like the one involved in fatal failure that killed a woman in a plane that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia. The Federal Aviation Administration said it will issue a...
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March 19, 2018 - 6:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's deadly helicopter crash has prompted the National Transportation Safety Board to call on federal regulators to prohibit commercial flights that use passenger harness systems that do not allow for easy release. The NTSB's recommendation on Monday comes after last week...
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March 17, 2018 - 10:57 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia lawmakers are urging military leaders to locate a major U.S. Army project in Atlanta. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Georgia's congressional delegation cites the city's proximity to technology firms, universities, military bases and the world's busiest airport...
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