Transportation infrastructure

October 21, 2019 - 11:32 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Searchers found what's believed to be the wreckage Monday of a small plane that disappeared from radar the previous night while approaching a busy North Carolina airport, authorities said. The disappearance of the single-engine plane near Raleigh-Durham International Airport...
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October 21, 2019 - 11:00 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Ground crews found wreckage Monday during a search for a small plane that disappeared near a busy North Carolina airport, authorities said. Raleigh-Durham International Airport officials issued a statement that searchers found what they believe is the aircraft that went missing...
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October 21, 2019 - 10:44 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say they've found wreckage during a search for a small plane that disappeared near a busy North Carolina airport. Raleigh-Durham International Airport officials issued a statement Monday saying ground crews located what they believe is the aircraft that went missing...
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October 21, 2019 - 3:42 am
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Operations were temporarily halted at a busy North Carolina airport Sunday night after it lost radar contact with an approaching small plane, launching a search around a densely forested state park nearby. A statement posted on the Raleigh-Durham International Airport website...
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Protesters ride on tractors as they enter the city on the fifth day of protests over the conviction of a dozen Catalan independence leaders in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. Various flights into and out of the region are cancelled Friday due to a general strike called by pro-independence unions and five marches of tens of thousands from inland towns are expected converge in Barcelona's center on Friday afternoon for a mass protest with students to and workers who are on strike. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
October 18, 2019 - 12:36 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the situation in Catalonia (all times local): 6:30 p.m. A spokesman for Spain's National Court says that a judge has ordered the closure of websites linked to an online group behind some of this week's mass reactions to the imprisonment of Catalan separatist...
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Protestors make a barricade during clashes with police outside El Prat airport in Barcelona, Spain, Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. Riot police have charged at protesters outside Barcelona's airport after the Supreme Court sentenced 12 prominent Catalan separatists to lengthy prison terms for their roles in a 2017 push for the wealthy Spanish region's independence. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
October 14, 2019 - 6:13 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Riot police engaged in a running battle with angry protesters outside Barcelona's airport Monday after Spain's Supreme Court convicted 12 separatist leaders of illegally promoting the wealthy Catalonia region's independence and sentenced nine of them to prison. Officers...
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Protesters block the roads leading to El Prat airport, outskirts of Barcelona, Spain, Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. Spain's Supreme Court on Monday sentenced 12 prominent former Catalan politicians and activists to lengthly prison terms for their roles in a 2017 bid to gain Catalonia's independence, sparking protests across the wealthy Spanish region. The banners in the center read in Catalan "Freedom Political Prisoners" (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
October 14, 2019 - 12:48 pm
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on the conviction of Catalan politicians and activists (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Police in riot gear have charged protesters blocking the entrance to Barcelona's international airport over the criminal convictions of a dozen politicians and activists who pushed for the...
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Anti-government demonstrator stands in the middle of tear gas during clashes with police in Quito, Ecuador, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. Protests, which began when President Lenin Moreno's decision to cut subsidies led to a sharp increase in fuel prices, have persisted for days. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)
October 11, 2019 - 1:32 pm
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Hundreds more indigenous protesters poured into Ecuador's capital from the country's Amazon on Friday, increasing pressure on President Lenín Moreno amid protests against fuel price hikes that have produced dramatic images of paraded police captives and violent clashes...
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Indigenous anti-government protesters gather outside the Casa de la Cultura in Quito, Ecuador, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. Anti-government protesters paraded captive police officers on a stage at the Casa de Cultura Thursday, defying Ecuadorian authorities who are seeking dialogue with opponents, particularly indigenous groups, after deadly unrest that was triggered by fuel price hikes. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)
October 11, 2019 - 1:07 pm
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Hundreds more indigenous protesters poured into Ecuador's capital from the country's Amazon on Friday, increasing pressure on President Lenín Moreno over fuel price hikes and economic measures that have sparked more than a week of anti-government demonstrations. Thousands of...
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Migrant women sleep after camping out on the Gateway International Bridge that connects downtown Matamoros, Mexico with Brownsville, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. Migrants wanting to request asylum camped out on the international bridge leading from Mexico into Brownsville, Texas, causing a closure of the span. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
October 10, 2019 - 7:18 pm
MATAMOROS, Mexico (AP) — Migrants wanting to request asylum camped out on a U.S.-Mexico border bridge Thursday, leading to a half-day closure of a span linking the Mexican city of Matamoros to Brownsville, Texas. Hundreds of migrants from Central America and elsewhere stretched out on the bridge...
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