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  • Trump scandals has pushed infrastructure back: Expert

    Peter Bain, Old Mutual Asset Management, and Doug Butler, portfolio manager at Rockland Trust, debate infrastructure's priority in President Trump's and Congress's agenda.

  • Traffic moves over the Hudson River and across the George Washington Bridge between New York City (R), and in Fort Lee, New Jersey.

    The debate over what an infrastructure modernization package should look like is heating up in Washington, says the head of the Chamber of Commerce.

  • LONDON, May 19- If you fly into London City in two years' time, air traffic controllers won't see your plane through a window but will guide it down from screens 70 miles away as the airport becomes one of the first in a major capital to use a digital control tower. The airport, which is undergoing a 350 million pound expansion, is located near the Canary Wharf financial...

  • SEATTLE, May 17- Alaska Air Group said on Wednesday it plans to begin scheduled flights from a second Seattle- area airport next year, giving it exclusive access to a growing part of the Pacific Northwest' s Puget Sound region. Alaska Air's plan to fly Boeing Co 737 and Embraer 175 jets from Paine Field in Everett, Washington, starting in the fall of 2018 marks the first...

  • DUBAI, May 17- An expansion of Dubai's Al Maktoum International Airport has been delayed by a year until 2018, the airport's operator said on Wednesday. Al Maktoum International, located on the edge of Dubai, is being gradually ramped up to take over from Dubai International Airport, currently the world's busiest and home to state-owned Emirates Airline.

  • DUBAI, May 17- An expansion of Dubai's Al Maktoum International Airport has been delayed by a year until 2018, the airport's operator said on Wednesday. Al Maktoum International, located on the edge of Dubai, is being gradually ramped up to take over from Dubai International Airport, currently the world's busiest and home to state-owned Emirates Airline.

  • Fears that a bomb could be concealed in electronic devices prompted the United States to announce in March it would restrict passengers from bringing devices larger than cellphones on flights originating from 10 airports, including in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey. He also said any expansion could affect international airports in...

  • DUBAI, May 16- Turkey's TAV is in talks with banks to get the $250 million it needs to develop three airports in Saudi Arabia, the airport operator's president Mustafa Sani ener said on Tuesday. TAV Airports Holding, in partnership with Al Rajhi Holding Group, was chosen to develop and operate Saudi Arabia's Yanbu, Qassim and Hail international airports.

  • These Silicon Valley founders — two of which helped launch Zipcar — aim to build city-scale networks of connected vehicles.

  • Freight train with cargo containers winds its way through mountain landscape, California.

    Oxford Economics found if Chinese state-owned enterprises took more of U.S. freight rail car production, U.S. jobs could take a big hit.

  • WASHINGTON/ BRUSSELS, May 12- U.S. and European officials will discuss airline security issues at a meeting in Brussels next week, including possibly expanding the number of airports that ban passengers from carrying electronic devices bigger than cellphones aboard flights, a European Commission spokeswoman said on Friday. Homeland Security spokesman...

  • WASHINGTON/ BRUSSELS, May 12- U.S. and European officials will discuss airline security issues at a meeting in Brussels next week, including possibly expanding the number of airports that ban passengers from carrying electronic devices bigger than cellphones aboard flights, a European Commission spokeswoman said on Friday. Homeland Security spokesman...

  • WASHINGTON/ BRUSSELS, May 12- U.S. and European officials will discuss airline security at a high-level meeting in Brussels next week, including possible expansion of the number of airports where passengers are banned from carrying electronic devices bigger than cellphones aboard flights, a European Union official said on Friday. The official said U.S....

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    As the U.S. pulls back from globalization, China is stepping into the breach, experts said at the WEF Asean meeting this week.

  • SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 11- California Governor Jerry Brown on Thursday revised his proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year, raising total spending by 2.2 percent and increasing funding for schools and transportation, even as he warned that the state's economy likely cannot sustain the growth of recent years. Still, Brown said the budget was considerably...

  • TIANJIN, China/ BEIJING, May 11- On a recent visit to the area around Tianjin Port Co Ltd, there were more than one hundred empty trucks parked at the coal storage centre run by Ningdong Logistic Co.. It is a sign that Beijing's years-long war on pollution is disrupting the logistics of the market for coal- one of China's crucial commodities- as well as the lives of what...

  • SAO PAULO, May 10- Argentina's Corporación América SA will take bids for minority stakes in both its Brazilian airports by the end of May as it seeks funds to expand in the country, newspaper Valor Econômico said on Wednesday. According to the report in Valor, the company has hired Itaú Unibanco Holding SA's investment banking unit to explore a sale of up to 49...

  • In March, the U.S. announced laptop restrictions on flights originating from 10 airports including in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey because of fears that a concealed bomb could be installed in electronic devices taken onto aircraft. One European official acknowledged that the expanded ban could affect flights to the United States from Britain.

  • In March, the U.S. announced laptop restrictions on flights originating from 10 airports including in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey because of fears that a concealed bomb could be installed in electronic devices taken onto aircraft. One European official acknowledged that the expanded ban could affect flights to the United States from Britain.

  • May 9- Spirit Airlines Inc passengers brawled in a Florida airport late on Monday after the budget carrier, which is in dispute with its pilots, canceled several flights. The cancellations, which sparked chaos that ended with three arrests at Fort LauderdaleHollywood International Airport, were the latest of about 300 the airline has made in the past week alone.