Transportation infrastructure

March 09, 2018 - 12:56 pm
NORTH BERGEN, N.J. (AP) — As a multibillion-dollar rail tunnel project languishes amid political squabbling, New Jersey is celebrating a smaller infrastructure victory. Officials on Friday announced an $18 million grant to rebuild a crumbling highway bridge near the Lincoln Tunnel. The bridge is...
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FILE - This Feb. 16, 2018, file photo released by Japan's Ministry of Defense, shows what it says is North Korean-flagged tanker Yu Jong 2, bottom, and Min Ning De You 078 lying alongside in the East China Sea performing a ship-to-ship transfer. China's government said Tuesday, March 6, 2018, it asked for a temporary hold on a U.S. request for United Nations sanctions against ships accused of violating trade restrictions on North Korea while it studies what entities are involved. (Ministry of Defense via AP, File)
March 06, 2018 - 4:34 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's government said Tuesday it asked for a hold on a U.S. request for United Nations sanctions against ships accused of helping North Korea evade sanctions imposed over its weapons programs while it looks into who would be affected. Beijing needs time to investigate because the...
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Wearing "butterfly wings," supporters of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program hold a tarp with an image of President Donald Trump as they march in support of DACA, Monday, March 5, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
March 05, 2018 - 6:41 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A program that temporarily shields hundreds of thousands of young people from deportation was scheduled to end Monday but court orders have forced the Trump administration to keep issuing renewals. That removed some of the urgency of a hard deadline, but advocates weren't letting...
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Waves crash against a seawall near the Scituate Lighthouse, Friday, March 2, 2018, in Scituate, Mass. A major nor'easter pounded the East Coast on Friday, packing heavy rain and strong winds as residents from the mid-Atlantic to Maine braced for coastal flooding. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
March 02, 2018 - 10:16 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A nor'easter pounded the Atlantic coast with hurricane-force winds and sideways rain and snow Friday, flooding streets, grounding flights, stopping trains and leaving 1.6 million customers without power from North Carolina to Maine. At least five people were killed by falling trees or...
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This combination of March 29, 2017, file photos shows Bridget Kelly, left, leaving federal court after sentencing in Newark, N.J., and Bill Baroni leaving federal court after sentencing in Newark. The two former allies of former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who were convicted in November 2016 of fraud, conspiracy and civil rights violations for closing access lanes to the George Washington Bridge in September 2013, are challenging their convictions in federal court, with the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia set to consider the case on April 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
March 02, 2018 - 8:00 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two former allies of former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie convicted in an alleged plot to use traffic jams to punish a mayor for not endorsing the Republican will have their appeals considered by a federal court next month. The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia...
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Waves crash against a seawall near the Scituate Lighthouse, Friday, March 2, 2018, in Scituate, Mass. A major nor'easter pounded the East Coast on Friday, packing heavy rain and strong winds as residents from the mid-Atlantic to Maine braced for coastal flooding. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
March 02, 2018 - 7:43 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A nor'easter pounded the Atlantic coast with hurricane-force winds and sideways rain and snow Friday, flooding streets, grounding flights, stopping trains and leaving 1.6 million customers without power from North Carolina to Maine. At least five people were killed by falling trees or...
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This combination of March 29, 2017, file photos shows Bridget Kelly, left, leaving federal court after sentencing in Newark, N.J., and Bill Baroni leaving federal court after sentencing in Newark. The two former allies of former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who were convicted in November 2016 of fraud, conspiracy and civil rights violations for closing access lanes to the George Washington Bridge in September 2013, are challenging their convictions in federal court, with the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia set to consider the case on April 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
March 02, 2018 - 7:36 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two former allies of former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie convicted in an alleged plot to use traffic jams to punish a mayor for not endorsing the Republican will have their appeals considered by a federal court next month. The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia...
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People walk and skate on the frozen Prinsengracht canal in downtown Amsterdam, Friday, March 2, 2018. The icy weather gripping much of Europe is good news for the Dutch, many of whom love to skate on frozen waterways if the weather allows. (AP Photo/Mike Corder)
March 02, 2018 - 11:15 am
LONDON (AP) — As unusually cold weather gripped Europe, Britain's military was sent out Friday to central and western England to get hospital employees to work and help police rescue people from snowbound vehicles. Nicknamed "The Beast from the East," the cold front caused travel chaos, with...
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People walk and skate on the frozen Prinsengracht canal in downtown Amsterdam, Friday, March 2, 2018. The icy weather gripping much of Europe is good news for the Dutch, many of whom love to skate on frozen waterways if the weather allows. (AP Photo/Mike Corder)
March 02, 2018 - 7:29 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on frigid weather in Europe (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Authorities at Geneva's airport say it has reopened after a mid-morning shutdown that was the second closure in as many days due to snowy and icy conditions in the Swiss city. Geneva Airport authorities said...
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March 01, 2018 - 10:43 am
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New York-area airports have set a record for passenger traffic for a sixth straight year. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which operates John F. Kennedy, LaGuardia, Newark Liberty and Stewart airports, says more than 132 million passengers used those facilities in...
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