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  • *China Mobile rises on report iPhone 6 in final review. HONG KONG, Sept 24- China shares maintained the previous day's momentum on Wednesday, pulling up Hong Kong markets, with companies linked to the military and railway infrastructure leading gains.

  • Sept 22- The foreign-owned operator of a northern Indiana toll road filed for bankruptcy on Sunday as traffic fell short of the projections that underpinned the 2006 groundbreaking deal to privatize the highway.

  • Revamped U.S. refineries are absorbing heavy Canadian crude and new oil-rail terminals built by companies like Gibson Energy Inc and Canexus Corp are loading trains to deliver crude to markets across North America, and potentially abroad, limiting the downturn and keeping prices buoyant compared to the past seasons.

  • HOUSTON, Sept 10- Alon USA Energy intends to restart its refinery in Bakersfield, California in 2016 after a string of upgrades to enable it to process light inland U.S. crude that will arrive via a new oil-by-rail facility, Chief Executive Paul Eisman told Reuters on Wednesday.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 5- A San Francisco Superior Court judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit brought by environmental groups against Kinder Morgan's Richmond, California, rail terminal, which quietly began unloading crude oil from trains this year, saying the plaintiffs waited too long to file their complaint.

  • Taking fuel taxes from Feds     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 6:36 AM ET

    "The Federal government has given up the business of running highways," says John Hofmeister, Citizens For Affordable Energy. He thinks they should let the state's take over.

  • CALGARY, Alberta, Aug 6- Canexus Corp, the developer of Canada's first dedicated oil train terminal, said on Wednesday it was talking to interested parties about potentially selling its 70,000 barrel-per-day loading facility in Bruderheim, Alberta.

  • CALGARY, Alberta, Aug 4- Canexus Corp, the developer of Canada's first dedicated oil train terminal, has embraced the crude-by-rail boom with little success so far. The company's Bruderheim terminal, 55 kilometers northeast of Edmonton, Alberta, is one of seven unit train terminals operating or under construction in Western Canada.

  • Death on the highway     Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 2:26 PM ET

    Insight to why fatal truck accidents have risen 18 percent from 2009-2012, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Collision course: Crash avoidance technologies     Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 10:24 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers takes a look at highway safety and how new technology is being used to prevent terrible crashes and tragedies on the road.

  • Collision course     Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 7:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers takes a look at highway safety and long-haul trucking.

  • VANCOUVER, Washington, July 21- California's chance to keep a lid on some of the nation's highest gas prices and join in the spoils of a domestic oil production boom is threatened by quickly growing opposition to a rail terminal in Washington state.

  • Sen. Corker: Raise gas tax and lower other taxes     Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 7:42 AM ET

    Sen. Bob Corker, (R-Tenn.), shares his plan to find a responsible way to pay for the Highway Trust Fund.

  • WASHINGTON, June 10- U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that Republicans were open to using a tax holiday for multinational companies as way to pay for broad highway construction legislation this year. McConnell said a tax holiday would give firms "the opportunity to bring home overseas profits."

  • The looming bankruptcy that could paralyze transit Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 12:13 PM ET
    Construction crews work on a freeway overpass along Highway 101 in Novato, California.

    Key senators offered announced an outline of a new measure that would pour an additional $16 billion a year into the Highway Trust Fund.

  • America's pothole crisis     Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    Large parts of the country have been dealing with severe winter weather this year, including heavy snow and ice. The harsh weather has produced an unexpected headache for many drivers in the form of potholes. NBC's Tom Costello reports.

  • Extreme Sports Costs Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 9:23 AM ET
    When it comes to separating the rational from the reckless, few activities draw a line in the sand quite like extreme sports. Do you think you’re an extreme sports practitioner just because you grunt loudly when you hit a tennis ball? Well, try jumping off a 1,000-foot-tall cell phone tower with only seconds to deploy your parachute, or leaping from an airplane for a little wingsuit flying. Your attitude is likely to change.For those who participate in these sports, laughing in the face of death

    People participating in extreme sports can spend anywhere from a few hundred dollars to tens of thousands. What are the costs associated with extreme sports?

  • Highways and Railtracks News Story Sunday, 1 Dec 2002 | 12:00 AM ET