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  • Calais is a key port for sea and land crossings to Britain. In recent months, thousands of migrants from Eritrea, Sudan and beyond have camped out around the city, and some try to sneak across the English Channel by getting onboard trucks and freight trains. The encampments have soured relations between Britain and France, which blame each other for failing to cope...

  • New York Gov. Cuomo announces new LaGuardia Airport Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015 | 10:29 AM ET

    NEW YORK— A year after comparing New York's LaGuardia Airport to "some Third World Country," Vice President Joe Biden helped unveil an ambitious plan Monday to rebuild its collection of aging terminals into a modern, unified hub while easing congestion by doubling the space available for planes to operate. "I wish everything I said that was truthful but...

  • Dubai launches expansion of Mideast's biggest port Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015 | 10:11 AM ET

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates— The Middle East's biggest sea port is growing. Dubai port operator DP World said on Tuesday it is beginning a $1.6 billion expansion of the Gulf commercial hub's sprawling Jebel Ali port. Jebel Ali is the centerpiece of government-backed DP World's network of more than 65 marine terminals around the world.

  • House, Senate on collision course in highway debate Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015 | 12:09 AM ET

    But House Republicans declared the Senate transportation bill dead on arrival. "We're not taking up the Senate bill," the California Republican told reporters at the Capitol, adding that the Senate should instead take up the bill already passed by the House. Hours later, in a hectic late-night session, the Senate voted 64-29 to include the provision reviving the...

  • NY Gov Cuomo unveils $4B overhaul for LaGuardia Monday, 27 Jul 2015 | 2:59 PM ET
    Vice President Joe Biden (L) appears with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to unveil plans for new area infrastructure projects on July 27, 2015 in New York City.

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday a plan to completely overhaul LaGuardia Airport that comes with a $4 billion price tag.

  • Savannah port moves a record 3.6M cargo containers Monday, 27 Jul 2015 | 1:55 PM ET

    SAVANNAH, Ga.— Buoyed in part by labor woes on the West Coast, the booming seaports in Savannah and Brunswick saw another fiscal year of record-smashing amounts of cargo moving across their docks, the Georgia Ports Authority reported Monday. Savannah benefited this past year from a labor dispute that was blamed for slowdowns at West Coast ports such as Los...

  • Why Ted Cruz called Mitch McConnell a liar Monday, 27 Jul 2015 | 7:21 AM ET
    Sen. Ted Cruz.

    In a rare and fiery weekend session, the Senate voted to resurrect the Export-Import Bank, handing GOP conservatives a major defeat. The NYT reports.

  • House, Senate on collision course in highway debate Monday, 27 Jul 2015 | 3:26 AM ET

    "We're not taking up the Senate bill," the California Republican told reporters at the Capitol, adding that the Senate should instead take up the bill already passed by the House. "My best advice to the Senate is to get our highway bill moved forward," he said. Hours later, in a hectic late-night session, the Senate voted 64-29 to include the provision reviving the...

  • Correction: Airport-Animal House Friday, 24 Jul 2015 | 5:08 PM ET

    NEW YORK— In a story July 20 about an animal terminal that is under construction at New York's Kennedy Airport, The Associated Press, based on information from a project spokesman, reported erroneously that the facility will include a veterinary clinic run by Cornell University. Instead, Cornell veterinarians serve as expert consultants and would be...

  • WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va.— As Congress considers a long-awaited transportation funding bill, some Republican governors as well as Democrats say they aren't waiting to raise or borrow money to fix or build roads, bridges and highways. GOP governors in Georgia, Iowa, South Dakota and Utah are among those who have approved road tax increases.

  • July 24- A power outage early Friday at New York's LaGuardia International Airport has delayed a number of flights, according to a spokesperson at the Port Authority of New York& New Jersey, which runs the airport. The official said the Federal Aviation Administration was reporting delays of about two hours for Delta Air Lines, "and 45 cancellations for Delta at...

  • July 24- The arrival of some flights at New York's LaGuardia International Airport have been delayed by as much as three hours due to a power outage, the NBC reported. The outage was reported at about 6 a.m. ET on Friday and was affecting flights in Terminal C, according to the report. NBC said it was not immediately clear what caused the outage.

  • POWER OUTAGE DELAYING SOME FLIGHTS BY UP TO 3 HOURS AT NEW YORK'S LAGUARDIA AIRPORT- NBC NEW YORK.

  • Indonesia president tries to tame infrastructure delays Thursday, 23 Jul 2015 | 9:04 PM ET

    Frustrated with his bureaucrats over delayed infrastructure projects, Indonesia's Widodo is pushing to find officials who can deliver on time.

  • Senate moves forward on 6-year highway, transit bill Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015 | 8:06 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Senate agreed Wednesday to take up a sweeping transportation bill a little over a week before states will face a cutoff of highway and transit aid in the middle of the summer construction season. The vote puts the Senate on a path toward likely passage of the measure by the middle of next week. GOP leaders there expressed reluctance to take up a...

  • July 22- Command Security Corp employees who work at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport and LaGuardia Airport have called off plans to strike on Wednesday, the 32 BJ SEIU service workers union said. According to the union, Command Security Corp threatened to fire workers who were organizing for higher wages and benefits via union representation.

  • Walkout at 2 NYC airports called off after deal reached Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015 | 2:35 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A walkout among some baggage handlers, security guards and other workers at New York's two major airports was averted after the subcontractor they work for and the union that seeks to represent them reached a deal Wednesday. Aviation Safeguards' parent company, Herndon, Virginia- based Command Security Corp., said in a statement that its employees "will...

  • July 22- Command Security Corp employees who work at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport and LaGuardia Airport have suspended plans to strike on Wednesday, the 32 BJ SEIU service workers union said. The security services provider has reached an agreement with employees that had planned to strike, according to Juan Chapman, a worker at the airport.

  • Man arrested in laser pointer incidents near DFW airport Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015 | 1:27 PM ET

    No crewmembers or passengers were hurt but controllers changed the flight paths of the aircraft, which continued on to DFW airport, Dallas Love Field or Alliance Airport in Fort Worth, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. Austin Lawrence Siferd, 23, of Alvarado, was arrested on a misdemeanor charge of illumination of an aircraft by intense light.

  • NEW YORK— The pilots of four flights over the New York City metropolitan area say lasers were shone at their planes overnight. The Federal Aviation Administration says the laser strikes happened between 9:25 p.m. Tuesday and 12:10 a.m. Wednesday. The FAA says one plane was struck by a laser about 20 miles south of Newark Liberty International Airport.