Transportation industry regulation

Baltimore Orioles' Adam Jones warms up before the team'sw baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in Boston. Boston Red Sox President Sam Kennedy is apologizing to Jones after fans at Fenway Park taunted him with racial slurs. Kennedy apologized Tuesday after Jones said someone also threw peanuts at him during Monday night's game. Kennedy said the organization is "sickened by the conduct of an ignorant few." (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
May 02, 2017 - 8:24 pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday: 1. GOVERNMENT 'NEEDS A GOOD SHUTDOWN,' TRUMP TWEETS The president rails against a bill to keep operations running which he praised earlier as a sign of his masterful negotiating with...
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United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz, left, accompanied by United Airlines President Scott Kirby, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 2, 2017, to testify before a House Transportation Committee oversight hearing. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
May 02, 2017 - 1:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated Republicans and Democrats on Tuesday warned top airline executives to improve customer services or face congressional intervention after a passenger was dragged from a United Airlines flight in an incident the company's chief executive called a "mistake of epic...
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FILE - In this June 2, 2016, file photo, United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz waits to be interviewed in New York. Munoz will be the star witness as Congress examines customer service by U.S. airlines and how air travel can be improved. The hearing by the House Transportation Committee comes amid worldwide outrage sparked when a passenger was dragged off a United flight after refusing to give up his seat to a crew member. The April 9 incident ignited a debate about poor service and a lack of customer-friendly policies on U.S. airlines. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
May 02, 2017 - 4:10 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz is likely to face pointed questions as Congress examines customer service by U.S. airlines and how air travel can be improved. The hearing by the House Transportation Committee comes amid worldwide outrage sparked when a passenger was dragged off a...
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FILE - In this June 2, 2016, file photo, United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz waits to be interviewed in New York. Munoz will be the star witness as Congress examines customer service by U.S. airlines and how air travel can be improved. The hearing by the House Transportation Committee comes amid worldwide outrage sparked when a passenger was dragged off a United flight after refusing to give up his seat to a crew member. The April 9 incident ignited a debate about poor service and a lack of customer-friendly policies on U.S. airlines. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
May 02, 2017 - 4:09 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz will be the star witness as Congress examines customer service by U.S. airlines and how air travel can be improved. The hearing by the House Transportation Committee comes amid worldwide outrage sparked when a passenger was dragged off a United...
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April 26, 2017 - 3:26 pm
OCRACOKE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a woman led police on a high-speed chase on a North Carolina coastal island but found out it's hard to elude the law when the only highway leads to a ferry dock. The Hyde County Sheriff's Office says deputies were called last weekend about a motorist driving...
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FILE - In this Friday, April 14, 2017 file photo, evening rush hour commuters look at the departures board while at Penn Station, in New York. Sen. Charles Schumer says the stampede that injured 16 people at New York's Penn Station just over a week ago shows a need for better coordination between law enforcement agencies at transportation hubs. The stampede erupted April 14 following false reports of gunshots at the crowded station, where people also were leaving a New Jersey Transit train that had been stuck in a tunnel. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
April 23, 2017 - 3:12 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Charles Schumer said that the stampede that injured 16 people at New York's Penn Station just over a week ago shows a need for better coordination between law enforcement agencies at transportation hubs. The New York Democrat on Sunday called for rail security improvements...
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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. The Middle East's biggest airline says it is reducing flights to the United States because of a drop in demand caused by tougher U.S. security measures and attempts by the Trump administration to ban travelers from a number of Muslim-majority nations. (AP Photo/Adam Schreck, File)
April 19, 2017 - 11:06 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Emirates, the Middle East's biggest airline, said on Wednesday that it is cutting flights to the United States because of a drop in demand caused by heightened U.S. security measures and Trump administration attempts to ban travelers from Muslim-majority nations...
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FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2009 file photo, road construction begins along California interstate 215 north in San Bernadino County. The construction was undertaken with help from the 2009 federal stimulus package. President Donald Trump said April 4, 2017, he was unaware of anything that was built from that stimulus. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)
April 06, 2017 - 3:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats had hoped the one big policy area they could find common ground with President Donald Trump on was infrastructure, but they don't like what they're hearing from administration officials about the transportation portion of the plan that's still in the works. Trump has...
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FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2009 file photo, work continues on a Missouri Department of Transportation bridge replacement project near Tuscumbia, Mo. The bridge replacement was supported by federal stimulus funds. President Donald Trump said April 4, 2017, he was unaware of anything that was built from his predecessor's stimulus package. (AP Photo/Kelley McCall, File)
April 06, 2017 - 3:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats, who had hoped the one big policy area where they could find common ground with President Donald Trump would be infrastructure, say they don't like what they're hearing from administration officials about the transportation portion of the plan that's still in-the-works...
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April 05, 2017 - 10:38 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Gov. Henry McMaster's picks for the South Carolina Ports Authority board are a step closer to confirmation after again telling legislators their nominations had nothing to do with embattled political consultant Richard Quinn. The Senate Transportation Committee voted Wednesday...
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