Transportation industry regulation

June 24, 2018 - 5:01 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina lawmaker who's running for Congress is having more surgery for injuries suffered in a highway accident. Spokesman Michael Mule says state Rep. Katie Arrington was in surgery late Sunday afternoon. He said in a text message that he would have an update on her...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 file photo, Lawmaker of the extreme far-right Golden Dawn party Costas Barbarousis, stands in front of a Greek flag during a protest in Athens. Greek anti-terrorism police in Athens have arrested an extreme far-right lawmaker on treason-linked charges, more than two days after he evaded arrest by speeding past a series of police highway checkpoints, it was reported on Monday, June 18, 2018. Barbaroussis has been charged with committing preparatory acts for high treason over his exhortations for the armed forces to arrest the country's leadership, to hinder a deal with neighboring Macedonia over that country's name. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris, file)
June 18, 2018 - 2:04 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek anti-terrorism police arrested an extreme far-right lawmaker on treason-linked criminal charges Monday, more than two days after he evaded arrest by speeding past a series of police highway checkpoints. Constantinos Barbaroussis was charged in Athens with committing...
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June 16, 2018 - 2:33 pm
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Latest on the battle for Hodeida in Yemen (all times local): 9 p.m. Houthi-linked civil aviation authorities have denied that their rivals of the Saudi-led coalition and Yemeni forces have taken control of Hodeida's airport. In a statement posted Saturday on the Houthis'...
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Pro-democracy lawmakers react after a controversial bill had passed at legislative chamber In Hong Kong, Thursday, June 14, 2018. The Hong Kong Legislative Council had passed a controversial bill on Thursday on the co-location checkpoint arrangements for a cross-border Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong express rail link, a high speed rail link that connects Hong Kong and mainland Chinese cities. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
June 15, 2018 - 5:47 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's legislature has passed a bill that will allow Chinese authorities to enforce their own laws within a portion of the semi-autonomous territory, setting off alarm bells among those concerned about Beijing's tightening grip. Independent lawmakers believe the bill governing...
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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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