Transportation and shipping

French President Emmanuel Macron attends a press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. (Gonzalo Fuentes/ Pool Photo via AP)
February 27, 2019 - 11:04 am
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday asked the Dutch government to clarify why it bought more than 12 percent of shares in the holding company for the Air France-KLM alliance without first advising Paris. French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire called the move "incomprehensible...
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People look at a damaged train inside Ramsis train station in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. An Egyptian medical official said at least 20 people have been killed and dozens injured after a railcar rammed into a barrier inside the station causing an explosion of the fuel tank and triggering a huge blaze that engulfed that part of the station. The head of the Cairo Railroad Hospital said the death toll is expected to rise further. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
February 27, 2019 - 9:50 am
CAIRO (AP) — A locomotive crashed into a barrier at the Egyptian capital's main train station on Wednesday, causing its fuel tank to explode and triggering a huge fire, killing at least 25 people, officials said. Railway officials said the single railcar was traveling too fast when it collided head...
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In this Feb. 19, 2019, photo, a Vietjet airplane taxis on the runway in Noi Bai airport, Hanoi, Vietnam. U.S. President Donald Trump and Vietnamese President Nguyen Phu Trong have presided over a signing ceremony for several commercial trade deals in Hanoi, including agreements to sell 110 Boeing aircraft worth billions of dollars to the booming Southeast Asian country. (AP Photo)
February 27, 2019 - 4:13 am
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — President Donald Trump and Vietnamese President Nguyen Phu Trong presided over the signing of several trade deals in Hanoi on Wednesday, including agreements to sell the booming Southeast Asian country 110 Boeing planes worth billions of dollars. The deals give Trump tangible...
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Firefighters work the scene of a collision involving a Manhattan-bound commuter train and a vehicle in Westbury, N.Y., Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. The Long Island Rail Road says service was suspended Tuesday evening in both directions on the Ronkonkoma and Huntington/Port Jefferson branches. (Howard Schnapp/Newsday via AP)
February 26, 2019 - 11:42 pm
WESTBURY, N.Y. (AP) — Two commuter trains traveling in opposite directions collided with a vehicle on the tracks in Westbury, killing all three occupants in the vehicle before one of the trains derailed and tore into a concrete platform Tuesday night, according to officials. Nassau County Police...
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Patricia Bailey, center, and Annette Saba, right, celebrate as they disembark an Amtrak passenger train in Eugene, Ore. Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. The train traveling from Seattle to Los Angeles with 183 passengers got stranded in the snowy mountains of Oregon for at least 36 hours, putting a strain on passengers as food, patience and even diapers ran short. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)
February 26, 2019 - 8:02 pm
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Amtrak train with almost 200 people aboard hit downed trees during a blizzard and got stranded in the Oregon mountains for a day and a half, but passengers and crew banded together during the ordeal that ended Tuesday. "It was really nice to meet people pulling together,"...
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February 26, 2019 - 4:47 pm
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government has bought more than 12 percent of shares in the holding company for the Air France-KLM airline alliance, a move intended to give it more influence over the uneasy partnership's future. Dutch Finance Minister Wopke Hoekstra announced Tuesday that...
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February 26, 2019 - 12:12 pm
ANAHUAC, Texas (AP) — In a story Feb. 25 about a cargo plane crash in Texas, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the first two bodies were recovered Sunday. One was recovered on Saturday and the other was recovered Sunday. A corrected version of the story is below: Search continues for...
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February 25, 2019 - 2:31 am
BEIJING (AP) — The operators of China's largest silver mine transported workers underground on a broken-down bus that was bought online, routinely overloaded and operating on ramp not intended for transporting people, safety officials said after the bus crashed, killing 21 miners and injuring 29...
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February 24, 2019 - 10:29 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaiian Airlines wants to more than double its daily service from Tokyo's Haneda airport to Hawaii. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports the airline applied to the U.S. Department of Transportation for three of 12 Haneda slots being made available to U.S. carriers. If selected,...
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Airplane
AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File
February 23, 2019 - 11:04 am
Now there is one more place where cameras could start watching you — from 30,000 feet. Newer seat-back entertainment systems on some airplanes operated by American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and Singapore Airlines have cameras, and it's likely they are also on planes used by other...
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