Transportation industry regulation

FILE - In this April 2014 file image frame grab from video, provided by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), a test at the FAAs technical center in Atlantic City, N.J. The U.S. government is urging that large, personal electronic devices like laptops be banned from airline checked luggage because of the potential for a catastrophic fire. (FAA via AP, File)
October 20, 2017 - 5:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — First the U.S. government temporarily banned laptops in the cabins of some airplanes. Now it is looking to ban them on from checked luggage on international flights, citing the risk of potentially catastrophic fires. The Federal Aviation Administration recently recommended that...
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FILE - In this April 2014 file image frame grab from video, provided by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), a test at the FAAs technical center in Atlantic City, N.J. The U.S. government is urging that large, personal electronic devices like laptops be banned from airline checked luggage because of the potential for a catastrophic fire. (FAA via AP, File)
October 19, 2017 - 6:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is urging the world airline community to ban large, personal electronic devices like laptops from checked luggage because of the potential for a catastrophic fire. The Federal Aviation Administration said in a paper filed recently with a U.N. agency that its...
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Naran Singh, lawyer for Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, speaks to journalists at the court hearing at Shah Alam court house at Shah Alam outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017. Two women accused of fatally poisoning the estranged half brother of North Korea's ruler pleaded not guilty as their trial began in Malaysia, nearly eight months after the brazen assassination that sparked a diplomatic standoff. They are suspected of smearing Kim Jong Nam's face with the banned VX nerve agent at a crowded airport terminal and have said they thought they were playing a harmless prank for a TV show. (AP Photo/Daniel Chan)
October 02, 2017 - 1:49 am
SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — Two women accused of fatally poisoning the estranged half brother of North Korea's ruler pleaded not guilty as their trial began Monday in Malaysia's High Court, nearly eight months after the brazen airport assassination that sparked a diplomatic standoff. Siti Aisyah of...
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Police cordon off the entrance of the court house as trial of Vietnamese suspect Doan Thi Huong and Indonesian suspect Siti Aisyah at the Shah Alam court house at Shah Alam, Malaysia, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017. The trial of two women accused of poisoning the estranged half brother of North Korea's ruler is scheduled to begin Monday in Malaysia's High Court, nearly eight months after the brazen airport assassination. (AP Photo/Joshhua Paul)
October 02, 2017 - 12:57 am
SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on the trial of two women accused of killing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half brother (all times local): 12:55 p.m. The judge in the trial of two women accused of killing the half brother of North Korea's leader has denied a defense request that four...
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Travelers line up to check in at the Irbil International Airport, in Iraq, Friday, Sept. 29, 2017. Many travelers boarded the last flights out of the cities of Irbil and Sulaymaniyah as an Iraqi government order to halt all international flights in Kurdish territory was set to kick in on Friday. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)
September 30, 2017 - 2:31 am
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraq's military prepared Saturday to take control of the international borders of the northern Kurdish region. The move is part of the central government's stepped-up efforts to isolate the Kurds following their vote on independence earlier this week. On Friday evening, Iraq...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, May 13, 2015 file photo, passengers disembark a Ryanair plane, at the Marseille Provence airport, in Marignane, southern France. Budget airline Ryanair is reducing its fleet and cancelling thousands of more flights as it struggles to overcome a pilot scheduling crisis. (AP Photo/Claude Paris, FIle)
September 29, 2017 - 1:14 pm
LONDON (AP) — Ryanair caved in to pressure from regulators Friday and issued a statement telling passengers about their right to compensation for the thousands of flights that it has cancelled. The move came as the budget airline faced the threat of legal action over the allegedly misleading...
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A Kurdish flag hangs in the Irbil International Airport, in Iraq, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017. Iraq's prime minister ordered the country's Kurdish region to hand over control of its airports to federal authorities or face a flight ban, a response to the Kurdish independence referendum. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
September 29, 2017 - 9:35 am
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — The Latest on developments in Iraq (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says the flight ban set to go into effect this evening is not intended to "starve" the Kurdish people. Al-Abadi says "central government control of air and land ports in the...
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An international NGO worker queues to check in at the Irbil International Airport, in Iraq, Friday, Sept. 29, 2017. Many travelers boarded the last flights out of the cities of Irbil and Sulaymaniyah as an Iraqi government order to halt all international flights in Kurdish territory was set to kick in on Friday. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)
September 29, 2017 - 8:29 am
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Hundreds of passengers lined up in the hours before an Iraqi government order that international airlines halt all flights in and out of the cities of Irbil and Sulaimaniyah in Kurdish territory kicks in Friday. Airport officials speaking on condition of anonymity in line with...
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FILE- This file photo from 1933 shows Georgia Gov. Eugene Talmadge in Atlanta. A populist Democrat who stoked fierce loyalty among rural whites in the 1930s and '40s, Gov. Talmadge unflinchingly defended segregation in Georgia. Now city officials in Savannah plan to vote on a resolution urging state lawmakers to remove Talmadge's name from the towering suspension bridge that spans the Savannah River. (AP Photo)
September 29, 2017 - 6:17 am
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Former Georgia Gov. Eugene Talmadge unflinchingly defended segregation in the 1930s and '40s, and infamously proclaimed a black man's place was "at the back door with his hat in his hand." Now the mayor of Savannah and its city council say the towering suspension bridge that...
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White House Homeland Security adviser Tom Bossert speaks during the daily press briefing, Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 29, 2017 - 1:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Washington's response to help hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico (all times local): 8 p.m. The Trump administration says its relief efforts in Puerto Rico are succeeding, but people on the island say help is scarce and disorganized while food supplies are dwindling in...
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