Transportation and shipping

FILE - In this March 28, 2018, file photo, Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., speaks during an event kicking off his campaign for re-election at Union City High School in Union City, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
April 26, 2018 - 7:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Ethics Committee admonished Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey on Thursday for repeatedly accepting gifts of significant value, failing to report them and for advancing the personal and business interests of a donor. The panel began its review in late 2012 and...
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FILE- In this May 9, 2017, file photo, a package from Amazon Prime moves on a conveyor belt at a UPS facility in New York. Amazon.com Inc. reports earns on Thursday, April 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
April 26, 2018 - 7:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon's first-quarter profit more than doubled from a year ago, fueled by the growth of online shopping and the cloud-computing service it provides to businesses and government agencies. Its results blew past Wall Street expectations, and the online retailer's shares soared 7...
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In this April 13, 2018, photo, a Southwest Airlines plane taxis at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. Southwest Airlines Co. reports earns on Thursday, April 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
April 26, 2018 - 3:17 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Inspections of jet engines at Southwest Airlines turned up one cracked fan blade last year but no others since last week's deadly accident that investigators believe started when a weakened blade broke off during flight. Southwest executives said Thursday that they have checked more...
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In this Oct. 16, 2016, file photo, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping attend the BRICS summit in Goa, India. Modi is travelling April 27-28, 2018 to meet with Xi for a visit that some experts have described as a possible way to reset a complicated relationship between the two Asian powers that has faced several tests last year, including a tense border standoff. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup, File)
April 26, 2018 - 2:45 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is meeting this week with Chinese President Xi Jinping, a visit that some experts believe could reset a complicated relationship that faced several tests last year, including a tense border standoff. The meeting between the leaders of the world's...
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FILE - In this June 22, 2016 file photo, then Vivendi Chairman Vincent Bollore attends a hearing at the French Senate, in Paris. French billionaire Vincent Bollore has been detained for questioning in an investigation into alleged corruption in lucrative port deals in Africa. French newspaper Le Monde says the investigation focuses on suspicions around port deals in 2010 in Lome, the capital of the West African nation of Togo, and Conakry in Guinea. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu, File)
April 25, 2018 - 3:38 pm
PARIS (AP) — French businessman Vincent Bollore has been given preliminary charges in an investigation into alleged corruption surrounding lucrative port deals in Africa. It was a stunning move against one of France's most powerful tycoons, whose Bollore Group has vast holdings from transport and...
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FILE - This Sept. 22, 1993, file photo shows the wreckage of the Amtrak Sunset Limited train, north of Mobile, Ala. A barge hit a railroad bridge and minutes later the train hit the bent tracks and plunged into the bayou, killing 47 people and injuring more than 100 others. A string of crashes involving Amtrak trains is rekindling memories for survivors of the passenger service’s 1993 tragedy, its deadliest accident ever. (AP Photo/Mark Foley, File)
April 25, 2018 - 2:32 am
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — In the dark of night, three travelers advanced inexorably toward tragedy. Accompanied by her parents on her first train trip, 11-year-old Andrea Chancey couldn't sleep despite the steady rocking of the Amtrak coach. Aboard the same train after missing a flight, Ken Ivory lounged...
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In this photo taken on Monday April 23, 2018, Spain's armed forces put on a show of naval and aerial maneuvers off Rota, southern Spain. Spain looks set to take charge of the European Union's anti-piracy operation off Somalia despite a challenge from Italy, as EU countries continue to pick over the spoils left by Britain's departure from the bloc next year. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
April 24, 2018 - 12:24 pm
ROTA, Spain (AP) — Spain looks set to take charge of the European Union's anti-piracy operation off Somalia despite a challenge from Italy, as EU countries compete for the spoils from Britain's departure from the bloc next year. With Brexit due in just 11 months, Spain wants to host the...
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April 23, 2018 - 5:31 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar is denying an allegation by the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain that it sent military fighter jets dangerously close to an Emirati commercial airliner. Qatar's Civil Aviation Authority said in a statement Monday that the UAE sent a military aircraft into...
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FILE - In this May 22, 2015 file photo, former Korean Air executive Cho Hyun-ah, center, is surrounded by reporters as she leaves the Seoul High Court in Seoul, South Korea. Korean Air Lines said Monday, April 23, 2018, that two daughters of its chairman will resign from their executive positions amid mounting public criticism over the women's behavior and the family's smuggling allegations. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
April 23, 2018 - 4:25 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Korean Air Lines said Monday that two daughters of its chairman will resign from their executive positions amid mounting public criticism over the women's behavior and allegations that the family engaged in smuggling. An official at the Korea Customs Service, meanwhile,...
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FILE - In this May 22, 2015 file photo, former Korean Air executive Cho Hyun-ah, center, is surrounded by reporters as she leaves the Seoul High Court in Seoul, South Korea. Korean Air Lines said Monday, April 23, 2018, that two daughters of its chairman will resign from their executive positions amid mounting public criticism over the women's behavior and the family's smuggling allegations. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
April 23, 2018 - 3:36 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Korean Air Lines said Monday that two daughters of its chairman will resign from their executive positions amid mounting public criticism over the women's behavior and allegations that the family engaged in smuggling. An official at the Korea Customs Service, meanwhile,...
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