Transportation safety

September 19, 2018 - 11:00 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on the release from prison of former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law on bail after their sentences were suspended. (all times local): 7:20 p.m. A party aide says Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son in-law...
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Firefighters monitor a backfire while battling the Delta Fire in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, Calif., on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. The wildfire that erupted Wednesday has now burned more than 34 square miles (89 square kilometers) of timber and brush and prompted evacuation orders for rural homes in and around Shasta-Trinity National Forest below the Oregon state line. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
September 07, 2018 - 10:47 am
SHASTA-TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST, Calif. (AP) — Interstate 5 usually swarms with trucks and traffic as it winds its way through California. But the main highway between Mexico and Canada was a ghost road Friday morning along a 45-mile (72-kilometer) northern stretch that remained closed since a fire...
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FILE- In this March 13, 2015, file photo, a worker inspects a new 2015 aluminum-alloy body Ford F-150 truck at the company's Kansas City Assembly Plant in Claycomo, Mo. Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Ford is recalling about 2 million F-150 pickups in North America because the seat belts can cause fires. The recall covers certain trucks from the 2015 through 2018 model years. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
September 06, 2018 - 9:47 am
DETROIT (AP) — Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Ford is recalling about 2 million F-150 pickup trucks in North America because the seat belts can spark and cause fires. The recall, which covers trucks from the 2015 through 2018 model years, comes about one month after the National...
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September 05, 2018 - 11:56 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Uber is aiming to boost driver and passenger safety in an effort to rebuild trust in the brand. The ride-hailing company has created a feature on its app to reach out to passengers and drivers if it detects an accident or unplanned stop. Drivers will also have access to a hands-free...
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September 01, 2018 - 5:31 pm
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Air traffic officials in East Africa are warning of risky conditions for flights in the region around Ethiopia's international airport after air traffic controllers there went on strike over pay. Addis Ababa is home to state-owned Ethiopian Airlines, which calls itself...
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September 01, 2018 - 7:55 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Air traffic officials in East Africa are warning of risky conditions for flights in the region around Ethiopia's international airport after air traffic controllers there went on strike over pay. Addis Ababa is home to state-owned Ethiopian Airlines, which calls itself...
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In this Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 photo, Bangladesh military personnel check vehicles for Rohingya refugees on the road that connects refugee camps to the nearby tourist town of Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. More than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims fled waves of attacks by Myanmar security forces and crossed the border into Bangladesh nearly a year ago. Despite months of discussions among Myanmar, Bangladesh, the United Nations and a string of aid agences, there are few signs that the Rohingya can go home anytime soon. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
August 25, 2018 - 1:25 am
KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh (AP) — Thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees on Saturday marked the one-year anniversary of the attacks that sent them fleeing to safety in Bangladesh, praying they can return to their homes in Myanmar and demanding justice for their dead relatives and neighbors. More than 15...
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In this Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 photo, Bangladesh military personnel check vehicles for Rohingya refugees on the road that connects refugee camps to the nearby tourist town of Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. More than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims fled waves of attacks by Myanmar security forces and crossed the border into Bangladesh nearly a year ago. Despite months of discussions among Myanmar, Bangladesh, the United Nations and a string of aid agences, there are few signs that the Rohingya can go home anytime soon. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
August 25, 2018 - 1:17 am
KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh (AP) — Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim refugees are marking the one-year anniversary of the attacks that sent them fleeing to safety in Bangladesh, praying they can return home and demanding justice for their dead relatives and neighbors. More than 15,000 gathered Saturday morning...
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FILE- In this May 1, 2018, file photo authorities investigate after truck jackknifed in the northbound lanes of Interstate 75 in Davie, Fla. The National Safety Council on Wednesday, Aug. 22, estimated that 18,720 people were killed in traffic crashes from January through June, down about one-half percent from a year ago. (Joe Cavaretta/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File)
August 22, 2018 - 10:18 am
DETROIT (AP) — The number of people killed on U.S. roads fell slightly in the first half of 2018, but a top safety organization says it's likely that there will be little change in the number of deaths from 2017 by the end of the year. The National Safety Council on Wednesday estimated that 18,720...
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August 21, 2018 - 3:52 pm
NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Private jet that blew 2 tires on takeoff from New Jersey on flight to England makes safe emergency landing in New York.
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