Transportation industry regulation

FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2017, file photo, luggage sits on a baggage claim carousel at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta. The Transportation Department is dropping an Obama administration proposal that would have required airlines to disclose checked and carry-on bag fees at the start of a ticket purchase rather than later. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
December 07, 2017 - 7:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — An Obama administration proposal that would have required airlines disclose checked and carry-on bag fees at the start of a ticket purchase rather than later is being dropped by the Department of Transportation. The department said in a notice posted online Thursday that it is...
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Danica Roem, center, a Democrat who ran for Virginia's House of Delegates against GOP incumbent Robert Marshall, is greeted by supporters as she prepares to give her victory speech Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, in Manassas, Va. Roem, a former journalist, is set to make history as the first openly transgender person elected and seated in a state legislature in the United States. (Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post via AP)
November 08, 2017 - 6:55 pm
MANASSAS, Va. (AP) — The transgender woman who unseated one of Virginia's longest-serving and most socially conservative lawmakers for a spot in history is a former journalist with a reputation for producing hard-hitting but fair stories. Danica Roem is also known for her unwavering, almost...
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This artist rendering provided by Confluence Partners, LLC, depicts a proposed aerial tramway, at right, that would ferry tourists from the cliff tops of the east rim of the Grand Canyon to the water's edge of the Colorado and Little Colorado Rivers below. Navajo Nation lawmakers will consider a plan Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, to build an aerial tram to carry visitors to the bottom of the Grand Canyon. The special session in Window Rock, Arizona, will be the first time the full Tribal Council takes up the bill. (Confluence Partners, LLC via AP)
November 01, 2017 - 3:57 am
Legislation to build an aerial tram to take paying visitors to a riverside boardwalk in the Grand Canyon has been voted down by the Navajo Nation Council. Members of the council voted 16-2 against the bill during a special session Tuesday in Window Rock, Arizona. It was the first time the full...
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October 25, 2017 - 7:38 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the Pennsylvania Legislature's budget votes (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Lawmakers are approving $650 million in university aid as they scramble to break a four-month stalemate over fixing Pennsylvania's deficit-riddled finances. The House on Wednesday approved...
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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. Long-haul carrier Emirates says it is starting new screening procedures for U.S.-bound passengers following it receiving "new security guidelines" from American authorities. (AP Photo/Adam Schreck, File)
October 25, 2017 - 10:41 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Five global long-haul airlines will begin new security interviews of all passengers on U.S.-bound flights starting Thursday at the request of American officials, the companies said Wednesday. Long-haul carriers Air France, Cathay Pacific, EgyptAir, Emirates and...
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October 25, 2017 - 10:33 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on new security measures on U.S.-bound flights from the Middle East (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Jordan's national carrier says it will implement new security procedures on U.S.-bound flights in mid-January, at the request of U.S. aviation authorities...
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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 12, 2017 - 11:37 am
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Federal safety regulators have shut down the troubled Iowa trucking company that owned the semitrailer involved in a human trafficking case in which 10 immigrants died in Texas. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration placed Pyle Transportation under an "out-of-...
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Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, center, is escorted by police as she leaves after the court hearing at Shah Alam court house in Shah Alam, outside Kuala Lumpur, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, in Malaysia. A judge and court officials wore face masks and surgical gloves in court as samples were admitted as evidence of where VX nerve agent was found on the body and clothing of estranged North Korean scion Kim Jong Nam. On the third day of the murder trial of the two suspects, a pathologist said VX was detected in Kim's eye mucus, on his face, in his blood and on his clothing.(AP Photo/Sadiq Asyraf)
October 04, 2017 - 7:10 am
SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian judge and court officials wore face masks and surgical gloves in court Wednesday as samples were admitted as evidence of where VX nerve agent was found on the body and clothing of the murdered half brother of North Korea's leader. On the third day of the trial...
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In this combination of photos, Indonesian Siti Aisyah, left, and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, right, are escorted by police as they leave their court hearing at Shah Alam court house in Shah Alam, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017. Aisyah and Huong, accused of fatally poisoning Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korea's ruler, pleaded not guilty as their trial began Monday in Malaysia's High Court, nearly eight months after the brazen airport assassination that sparked a diplomatic standoff. (AP Photos/Daniel Chan)
October 02, 2017 - 6:27 am
SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — Two women accused of fatally poisoning the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader pleaded not guilty as their trial began Monday in Malaysia's High Court, nearly eight months after the brazen airport assassination that sparked a diplomatic standoff. Siti Aisyah of...
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