Transportation

A french rail worker demonstrates in Paris, Tuesday, April 3, 2018. French unions plan strikes two days every week through June to protest government plans to eliminate some rail worker benefits — part of broader European plans to open national railways to competition. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
April 03, 2018 - 2:49 pm
PARIS (AP) — A major French railway strike brought the country's famed high-speed trains to a halt Tuesday, leaving passengers stranded or scrambling for other options — and posing the biggest test so far of President Emmanuel Macron's economic strategy. The SNCF national rail authority said only...
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April 03, 2018 - 1:01 pm
HUNTINGDON, Pa. (AP) — Five cars of a Norfolk Southern freight train have derailed alongside a creek in central Pennsylvania, disrupting travel on Amtrak. A Norfolk Southern spokesman says a train carrying general merchandise went off the tracks around 8:15 a.m. Tuesday in the borough of Huntingdon...
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April 03, 2018 - 10:58 am
BERLIN (AP) — Police say one subway train has run into another in the western German city of Duisburg, slightly injuring more than 20 people. The German news agency dpa reports that the fire service says there were no serious injuries in Tuesday's accident. The Auf dem Damm subway stop in the city'...
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FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2015, file photo, an Air New Zealand passenger plane flies past the moon on its way to the Los Angeles International Airport from London, in Whittier, Calif. When a drone flew within meters of a landing passenger plane on March 25, 2018, Air New Zealand said reckless drone operators should be thrown in prison. Other agencies chimed in, calling such actions inexcusable and stupid. Yet The Associated Press has found that not one of them called police. Not while it was endangering the plane, nor later to try to track down the perpetrator. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)
April 03, 2018 - 6:25 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — When a drone flew within meters of a landing plane last week, endangering 278 passengers and crew, Air New Zealand responded by saying that such reckless drone operators should be thrown in prison. Other agencies also sounded the public alarm. Air traffic controllers...
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A passenger crosses railroad tracks at rush hour at Gare de Lyon train station, in Paris, France, as union stage a mass strike, Tuesday, April 3, 2018. French unions plan strikes two days every week through June to protest government plans to eliminate some rail worker benefits — part of broader European plans to open national railways to competition. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
April 03, 2018 - 4:19 am
PARIS (AP) — A major French railway strike brought the country's famed high-speed trains to a halt Tuesday, leaving passengers stranded or scrambling for other options — and posing the biggest test so far for President Emmanuel Macron's economic strategy. The SNCF national rail authority said only...
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April 02, 2018 - 8:59 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Video from the dashboard camera inside a sheriff's department car that struck a protester shows the vehicle hitting the woman and driving away, the latest flashpoint following the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man in California's capital city. Sacramento...
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April 02, 2018 - 1:50 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In some versions of a story March 30 about a family killed when their SUV went off a cliff, The Associated Press linked an incorrect video. The video was of a different crash. The story is below: Officials seek clues in SUV cliff crash that likely killed 8 Searchers are still...
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In this March 28, 2018 aerial file image from Alameda County Sheriff's Office drone video courtesy of Mendocino County shows the pullout where the SUV of Jennifer and Sarah Hart was recovered off the off Pacific Coast Highway 1, near Westport, Calif. The SUV carrying the large, free-spirited family from Washington state accelerated straight off the scenic California cliff and the deadly wreck may have been intentional, authorities said Sunday, April 1, 2018. (Alameda County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
April 02, 2018 - 11:11 am
MENDOCINO, Calif. (AP) — An SUV carrying a large family from Washington state accelerated straight off a scenic California cliff and authorities said the deadly wreck may have been intentional. Information pulled from the vehicle's software shows it was stopped at a flat, dirt pull-off area before...
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Morning commuters walk through the snow outside the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, April 2, 2018. The National Weather Service says a winter weather advisory remains in effect until 2 p.m. Monday, with several inches of spring snow in the New York City area. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
April 02, 2018 - 10:24 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are skidding Monday morning after China raised import duties on U.S. pork, apples and other products. Tyson Foods is among the biggest losers on Wall Street. Investors are also selling retailers and other companies that focus on consumers, including Amazon. Health...
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April 02, 2018 - 8:06 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board is "unhappy" about Tesla's decision to release information in a fatal crash investigation involving its Autopilot system. A vehicle using the semi-autonomous system crashed into a concrete lane divider in California last week, killing the...
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