Transportation industry regulation

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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A charter bus sits in a ravine after a deadly crash on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, in Loxley, Ala. The bus carrying Texas high school band members home from Disney World plunged into the ravine before dawn Tuesday. (AP Photo/Dan Anderson)
March 13, 2018 - 11:19 pm
LOXLEY, Ala. (AP) — A much-anticipated trip to Disney World ended in disaster for a Texas high school band. The group was traveling Tuesday back to their home outside of Houston when their bus careened into a ravine. The driver was killed. Authorities identified him as Harry Caligone. His sister-in...
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President Donald Trump speaks during news conference with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven in the East Room at the White House, Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
March 06, 2018 - 8:54 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A proposal to name a Utah highway after President Donald Trump is getting pushback from state Democrats, including one who said Tuesday that he would suggest naming a ramp for porn star Stormy Daniels, who alleges she had a sexual encounter with Trump in 2006. State Sen. Jim...
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FILE - This Feb. 16, 2018, file photo released by Japan's Ministry of Defense, shows what it says is North Korean-flagged tanker Yu Jong 2, bottom, and Min Ning De You 078 lying alongside in the East China Sea performing a ship-to-ship transfer. China's government said Tuesday, March 6, 2018, it asked for a temporary hold on a U.S. request for United Nations sanctions against ships accused of violating trade restrictions on North Korea while it studies what entities are involved. (Ministry of Defense via AP, File)
March 06, 2018 - 4:34 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's government said Tuesday it asked for a hold on a U.S. request for United Nations sanctions against ships accused of helping North Korea evade sanctions imposed over its weapons programs while it looks into who would be affected. Beijing needs time to investigate because the...
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