Transportation industry regulation

In this Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, photo, a CSX freight train passes through through Homestead, Pa. CSX Corp. reports earnings Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
January 16, 2018 - 6:24 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — CSX Corp. reported Tuesday that its fourth-quarter profit grew 25 percent as it further cut expenses, and on top of it the railroad booked a $3.6 billion benefit from the corporate tax cut Congress approved last year. The Jacksonville, Florida-based railroad said Tuesday that if...
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January 16, 2018 - 5:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration says it is investigating the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's actions during a winter snowstorm that caused major disruptions at Kennedy Airport. The FAA says it will seek to determine whether the Port Authority complied with...
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In this Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, photo, a Delta Air Lines jet takes off from Boston's Logan International Airport. On Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, Delta Air Lines Inc. reports earnings. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
January 11, 2018 - 8:42 am
DALLAS (AP) — Delta Air Lines reported that fourth-quarter profit slipped 8 percent, but the results still beat expectations as average prices for passengers continued to creep higher. The airline also raised its forecast of 2018 earnings, citing the recent tax law that includes a lower corporate...
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January 05, 2018 - 7:56 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — International Olympic Committee member Camiel Eurlings has resigned amid allegations he assaulted a former girlfriend in 2015. Eurlings says in a statement to media in his native Netherlands that "I greatly regret the course of events." The former lawmaker, government...
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January 02, 2018 - 8:25 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Drivers heading to California saw fake signs decrying a new immigration policy on at least two highways, welcoming them to an "official sanctuary state" that's home to "felons" and gang members. State officials removed a sign Tuesday on the Arizona line and another Monday...
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FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2015, file photoHouse Transportation Committee Chairman Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Pa., left, accompanied by House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Shuster, the powerful GOP Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure panel, says he won’t run for re-election. Shuster says he wants to focus his time and energy on working with President Donald Trump on legislation to spend hundreds of billions of dollars to build roads, bridges, and other infrastructure. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
January 02, 2018 - 4:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pennsylvania Rep. Bill Shuster, the powerful Republican chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, announced Tuesday that he won't run for re-election. Shuster said he wants to focus his time and energy on working with President Donald Trump on legislation...
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FILE - In a Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017 file photo, Doug Jones is greeted by a supporter before speaking during an election-night watch party in Birmingham, Ala. A super PAC that spent millions of dollars backing Jones in Alabama's Senate race was heavily supported by the Democratic Senate Majority PAC. Chris Hayden, spokesman for the Senate Majority PAC, said Tuesday, Dec. 25 that the group "predominantly funded" the PAC called Highway 31, which sent out advertising and mailings to help defeat Republican Roy Moore. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
December 27, 2017 - 2:57 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A mysterious super PAC that spent millions of dollars backing Democrat Doug Jones in Alabama's Senate race was heavily funded by the Democratic Senate Majority PAC. Chris Hayden, spokesman for the Senate Majority PAC, said Tuesday that the group was the primary backer of the...
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December 22, 2017 - 4:37 pm
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A former North Carolina legislator accused of pulling a woman around his office by her ponytail nearly 15 years ago has resigned from the State Board of Transportation. Republican Danny McComas of Wilmington submitted his resignation letter Friday to Democratic Gov. Roy...
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Visitors tour the Imjingak Pavilion, with barbed wire seen at left, in Paju, South Korea, Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. South Korean soldiers fired 20 warning machine gun rounds Thursday, turning back North Korean soldiers apparently pursuing a comrade who had earlier dashed across the rivals' shared border, officials said. It is the fourth time this year a North Korean soldier has defected across the world's most heavily armed border. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
December 21, 2017 - 8:15 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council scheduled a vote Friday on proposed new sanctions against North Korea, including sharply lower limits on its refined oil imports, the return home of all North Koreans working overseas within 12 months, and a crackdown on the country's shipping. The...
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The engine from an Amtrak train that crashed onto Interstate 5 on Monday, is transported away from the scene, Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, in DuPont, Wash. Federal investigators in the deadly train wreck want to know whether the engineer was distracted by a second person in his cab as his train hurtled into a curve at more than twice the speed limit. The train took a 30 mph curve at 80 mph and plunged off an overpass, sending rail cars plummeting onto a busy highway south of Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
December 21, 2017 - 6:22 pm
Nearly 300 people have died in train crashes that could have been prevented if railroads across the U.S. implemented critical speed-control technology that federal safety investigators have been pushing for close to five decades, according to rail crash data obtained by The Associated Press. But...
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