Transportation safety

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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October 18, 2017 - 5:48 am
TOKYO (AP) — The European Aviation Safety Agency has recommended that companies suspend use of Kobe Steel products when possible. The recommendation on the agency's website follows the company's admission that it has faked inspections data on products sold to hundreds of companies. The agency said...
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Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, center, is escorted by police officers as she arrives for a court hearing at Shah Alam court house in Shah Alam, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017. Security camera videos showed Wednesday Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader, being attacked at a Malaysian airport and the two suspects, including Doan, hurrying away afterward have been presented at their murder trial. (AP Photo/Sadiq Asyraf)
October 12, 2017 - 8:19 am
SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian police officer testified Thursday that the two women on trial in the murder of the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader were seen on airport security videos with two men believed to have provided the VX nerve agent used to kill him. Videos presented...
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In this image made from Feb. 13, 2017, video provided by Fuji TV, Kim Jong Nam, half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, is stretchered at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia. Japan's Fuji TV broadcast on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, what it described as exclusive airport security videos showing an unconscious Kim being taken on a stretcher to an elevator. It said he was being taken to an ambulance to be transported to a hospital. Kim died on the way to the hospital. (Fuji TV via AP)
October 09, 2017 - 8:25 am
PETALING JAYA, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian airport security video shows the poisoned half brother of North Korea's leader apparently unconscious on a gurney and being pumped with oxygen by medical attendants as they wait for an elevator to take him to an ambulance. The video reviewed by The...
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In this image made from Feb. 13, 2017, video provided by Fuji TV, Kim Jong Nam, half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, is stretchered at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia. Japan's Fuji TV broadcast on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, what it described as exclusive airport security videos showing an unconscious Kim being taken on a stretcher to an elevator. It said he was being taken to an ambulance to be transported to a hospital. Kim died on the way to the hospital. (Fuji TV via AP)
October 09, 2017 - 6:40 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on the trial in Malaysia of two women accused of killing Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader (all times local): 6:15 p.m. An airport security video shows the half brother of North Korea's leader, apparently unconscious on a...
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In this Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, Country music fan Julie Hart and her boyfriend Mark Gay pose for a photo as they recount fleeing from the shooting at the Route 91 Harvest festival Sunday, Oct. 1, in Las Vegas, at her family home in Anaheim Hills, Calif. Hart and Gay rushed out onto the airport fence, running with a group of people across the runways towards the terminals on the other side of McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, as they realized they were being riddled with bullets. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
October 09, 2017 - 3:02 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — As bullets began flying into a crowd of country music fans, a pack of 300-plus people ran about a mile to the Las Vegas airport, where they kicked down chain-link fences, hobbled over razor wire and were briefly mistaken by security officials for being attackers instead of shooting...
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In this image from video, Jake Nelson, AAA’s director for traffic safety advocacy and research drives one of the test vehicles used in the study in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. Infotainment technology automakers are cramming into the dashboard of new vehicles is making drivers take their eyes off the road and hands off the wheel for dangerously long periods of time, a study being released by AAA on Oct. 5 says. (AP Photo/Bill Gorman)
October 05, 2017 - 12:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The infotainment technology that automakers are cramming into the dashboard of new vehicles is making drivers take their eyes off the road and hands off the wheel for dangerously long periods of time, an AAA study says. The study released Thursday is the latest by University of...
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October 04, 2017 - 5:15 am
LONDON (AP) — Royal Air Force Typhoon jets escorted a Ryanair flight from Lithuania to London Stansted after what appears to be a hoax security threat. The plane was traveling from Kaunas, Lithuania to Luton Airport but was diverted to Stansted. All flights have now resumed after being held for 10...
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FILE - In his May 22, 2012 file photo, a side mirror warning signal in a Ford Taurus at an automobile testing area in Oxon Hill, Md. Safety systems to prevent cars from drifting into another lane or warn drivers of vehicles in their blind spots are beginning to live up to their potential to significantly reduce crashes, according to two studies released Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
August 23, 2017 - 3:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Safety systems to prevent cars from drifting into another lane or that warn drivers of vehicles in their blind spots are beginning to live up to their potential to significantly reduce crashes, according to two studies released Wednesday. At the same time, research by the...
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