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Members of the New York state Senate debate budget bills during session in Senate Chamber at the state Capitol Sunday, March, 31, 2019, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)
March 31, 2019 - 11:24 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's Democrat-controlled Legislature worked into the night Sunday to wrap up work on a new state budget that includes new tolls on motorists driving into the busiest parts of Manhattan and a statewide ban on plastic bags. The Senate and Assembly began voting on budget...
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In this photo taken on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, S7 Group co-owner Natalia Fileva attends a meeting in Novosibirsk, Russia. One of Russia's richest women, S7 Group co-owner Natalia Fileva, has died in a small plane crash in Germany, the Russian airline operator said Sunday. (Valery Titievsky/Kommersant Photo via AP) RUSSIA OUT
March 31, 2019 - 5:49 pm
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — One of Russia's richest women, S7 Group co-owner Natalia Fileva, died Sunday in a plane crash in Germany, the airline operator said. Fileva, 55, was aboard a single-engine, six-seat Epic LT aircraft that crashed and burned in a field as it approached the small airport at...
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A damaged police car is seen next to a road in Langen near Frankfurt, Germany, Sunday, March 31, 2019. The police car with two police officers was on the way to a nearby plane crash as it collided with another car, background, carrying two young people who died in the crash. The police officers were seriously injured. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
March 31, 2019 - 3:43 pm
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The Latest on a small plane crash in central Germany (all times local): 9:40 p.m. Russian airline operator S7 Group says that co-owner Natalia Fileva, one of Russia's richest women, has died in the crash of a small plane in Germany. The airline's press service said in an...
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March 31, 2019 - 10:40 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' government spokesman says the east Mediterranean island nation is working to step up defense cooperation with fellow European Union member France. Prodromos Prodromou said Sunday that Cyprus offers EU and other allied countries conveniences for their military forces,...
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FILE - In this July 19, 2002 file photo, the Mackinac Bridge that spans the Straits of Mackinac is shown from Mackinaw City, Mich. Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has ordered state departments and agencies to take no further action on legislation enacted in late 2018 authorizing construction of an oil pipeline tunnel beneath lakes Huron and Michigan. On Thursday, March 28, 2019, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel, deemed unconstitutional a 2018 law that established a panel to oversee construction and operation of an oil pipeline tunnel beneath the channel linking Lakes Huron and Michigan. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
March 28, 2019 - 8:08 pm
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A law that Michigan's Republican-led Legislature hurriedly passed during a lame-duck session in December authorizing construction of an oil pipeline tunnel beneath the channel linking lakes Huron and Michigan is unconstitutional, the state's Democratic attorney general...
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Stranded passengers set to travel with Icelandic airline Wow, wait in line at Iceland's international airport in Keflavik, Thursday March 28, 2019. Icelandic budget airline WOW Air ceased operations on Thursday, stranding passengers across two continents. The airline told passengers there would be no further flights and advised them to check flights with other airlines for ways to reach their destinations. (AP Photo/Egill Bjarnason)
March 28, 2019 - 11:58 am
REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Icelandic budget airline WOW Air stopped all its operations on Thursday due to financial trouble, grounding planes and stranding passengers across two continents. The airline, a small carrier that specialized in ultra-cheap travel between the United States and Europe, told...
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FILE- In this Jan. 11, 2018, file photo, cars pass the Queensboro Bridge in New York. Ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft have redefined what we expect from transportation. But it’s unclear whether the companies can turn their popularity into profits. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
March 28, 2019 - 10:10 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft have redefined what we expect from transportation, hooking customers on the immediacy of on-demand rides with a few clicks on a smartphone. But whether the companies can turn their popularity into profits is a question investors are asking as both...
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March 28, 2019 - 6:43 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Police in Australia set off a panic when they locked down a Melbourne train station on Thursday after a street entertainer's instrument was mistaken for a rifle. Commuters described panic at Melbourne's Flagstaff Station when police in body armor carrying assault rifles...
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FILE - This Thursday, March 14, 2019, file photo shows a Boeing 737 Max 8 airplane parked at Boeing Field in Seattle. America's standing as the model for aviation-safety regulation will be on trial as congressional hearings begin Wednesday, March 27, 2019, into the Federal Aviation Administration's oversight of Boeing before and after two deadly crashes of its best-selling airliner. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
March 27, 2019 - 6:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congressional hearings looking into the Federal Aviation Administration's oversight of Boeing (all times local): ___ 5:50 p.m. Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass., challenged FAA Acting Administrator Daniel Elwell on whether the FAA should ban "selling safety features a la...
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In this photo taken with a fish-eye lens, a Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplane sits on the assembly line during a brief media tour in Boeing's 737 assembly facility, Wednesday, March 27, 2019, in Renton, Wash. The Federal Aviation Administration plans to revamp oversight of airplane development after the two deadly crashes of Boeing's new 737 Max 8 airplane, according to testimony prepared for a Capitol Hill hearing on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
March 27, 2019 - 5:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration plans to revamp oversight of airplane development after the two deadly crashes of Boeing's new 737 Max raised questions of whether the FAA has gone too far in letting companies regulate themselves, a Transportation Department official said...
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