Transportation industry regulation

This artist rendering provided by Confluence Partners, LLC, depicts a proposed aerial tramway, at right, that would ferry tourists from the cliff tops of the east rim of the Grand Canyon to the water's edge of the Colorado and Little Colorado Rivers below. Navajo Nation lawmakers will consider a plan Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, to build an aerial tram to carry visitors to the bottom of the Grand Canyon. The special session in Window Rock, Arizona, will be the first time the full Tribal Council takes up the bill. (Confluence Partners, LLC via AP)
November 01, 2017 - 3:57 am
Legislation to build an aerial tram to take paying visitors to a riverside boardwalk in the Grand Canyon has been voted down by the Navajo Nation Council. Members of the council voted 16-2 against the bill during a special session Tuesday in Window Rock, Arizona. It was the first time the full...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 22, 2017 file photo, an Emirates plane taxis to a gate at Dubai International Airport at Dubai International Airport in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Long-haul carrier Emirates says it is starting new screening procedures for U.S.-bound passengers following it receiving "new security guidelines" from American authorities. (AP Photo/Adam Schreck, File)
October 26, 2017 - 5:54 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — New security screenings for all passengers on U.S.-bound flights began on Thursday, with airlines worldwide questioning flyers about their trip and their luggage in the latest Trump administration decision affecting global travel. However, confusion still remains...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 22, 2017 file photo, an Emirates plane taxis to a gate at Dubai International Airport at Dubai International Airport in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Long-haul carrier Emirates says it is starting new screening procedures for U.S.-bound passengers following it receiving "new security guidelines" from American authorities. (AP Photo/Adam Schreck, File)
October 26, 2017 - 12:45 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — All incoming flights to the United States will be subject to new security screening procedures before takeoff, including both American citizens and foreigners possibly facing security interviews from airline employees, the U.S. government said Wednesday. Both...
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October 25, 2017 - 10:33 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on new security measures on U.S.-bound flights from the Middle East (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Jordan's national carrier says it will implement new security procedures on U.S.-bound flights in mid-January, at the request of U.S. aviation authorities...
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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 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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