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  • HAVANA/ NEW YORK, Aug 29- An expected explosion in U.S. tourism to Cuba will likely take years to materialize even after U.S. airlines resume commercial flights to the Caribbean island this week for the first time since 1961, industry officials said. Congress has yet to lift a trade embargo that prohibits U.S. citizens from visiting Cuba as tourists.

  • LOS ANGELES, Aug 29- Los Angeles airport police said on Monday they were investigating whether passengers had mistaken loud noises of some kind for gunfire, leading to panicked evacuations the night before at the huge hub of international travel. Terminals at Los Angeles International Airport were evacuated briefly and 27 flights were diverted on Sunday...

  • United Airlines pilots face intoxication charges

    Two pilots suspected of trying to operate a New Jersey-bound plane under the influence of alcohol are set to appear in a Scottish court on Monday.

  • NJ transit cop makes last-second rescue on subway tracks

    Surveillance video captured a dramatic rescue by a New Jersey Transit police officer, who pulled a man off railroad tracks moments before a train arrived.

  • BEIJING, Aug 29- China's rail freight volume fell 7.3 percent in the first seven months of 2016 from the same period last year to 1.84 billion tonnes, the country's top economic planner said on Monday. The rate of decline eased from 7.5 percent in the first half of this year. In July, the amount of cargo carried by railways declined 5.8 percent on year to 263 million...

  • Police keep watch at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on November 25, 2016.

    Police in Los Angeles responded to multiple 911 calls from multiple locations at the city's airport of a possible armed suspect, NBC News reports.

  • Millennial Train

    Millennial Trains Project arranges cross-country trips for young innovators so they can discuss key issues impacting society, explains founder Patrick Dowd.

  • Bill Ackman

    Herbalife shares slumped after Bill Ackman said he was approached to take a stake in the firm.

  • Are trucking companies threatened by Amazon?

    What do some of the country's biggest truck companies think about Amazon's move into trucking, via their fleet of branded trailers? CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports at The Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, Texas.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 26- Trucks and buses in the United States may have to be equipped with devices to limit their speed under a proposed rule issued on Friday by the U.S. Transportation Department which said the move could save both lives and fuel. Speed limits on interstate highways vary across the United States, with some states allowing vehicles to drive as fast as...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 26- The U.S. Department of Transportation on Friday fined Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and United Airlines for providing inaccurate information to passengers about how much compensation they could potentially receive for being denied boarding against their will and for lost, damaged, or delayed baggage.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 26- The U.S. Transportation Department on Friday issued a proposed rule that would require trucks and buses to be equipped with devices that would limit their speed, a move it said could save both lives and fuel. Speed limits on interstate highways vary across the United States, with some states allowing vehicles to drive as fast as 85 mph, though...

  • *Turkey facing hurdles after failed coup, attacks. GARIPCE, Turkey, Aug 26- Turkey opened one of the world's biggest suspension bridges on Friday, the latest megaproject in a $200 billion building spree that President Tayyip Erdogan hopes will secure his place in history. The bridge creates a new link across the Bosphorus Strait, which divides Asia and Europe.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 26- The U.S. Transportation Department on Friday issued a proposed rule that would require trucks and buses to be equipped with devices that would limit their speed, a move it said could save both lives and fuel. Speed limits on interstate highways vary across the United States, with some states allowing vehicles to drive as fast as 85 miles per hour,...

  • HAVANA, Aug 26- Cuba said on Friday it was ready to receive U.S. commercial flights beginning next week and that it viewed their renewal after being suspended in 1961 as another positive step in a growing detente. JetBlue is scheduled to inaugurate direct flights between the long-time nemeses on Aug. 31, when it flies from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to Villa Clara in...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 26- The U.S. Transportation Department on Friday issued a proposed rule that would require trucks and buses to be equipped with devices that would limit their speed, a move it said could save both lives and fuel. "There are significant safety benefits to this proposed rulemaking," Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said in a statement.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 26- The U.S. Transportation Department on Friday issued a proposed rule that would require trucks and buses to be equipped with devices that would limit their speed, a move it said could save both lives and fuel. "There are significant safety benefits to this proposed rulemaking," Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said in a statement.

  • GARIPCE, Turkey, Aug 26- Turkey opens one of the world's biggest suspension bridges on Friday, creating a new link between two continents with the latest megaproject in a $200 billion building spree that President Tayyip Erdogan hopes will secure his place in history. The bridge across the Bosphorus Strait, which divides Asia and Europe, is built in the style of...

  • GARIPCE, Turkey, Aug 26- Turkey opens one of the world's biggest suspension bridges on Friday, creating a new link between two continents with the latest megaproject in a $200 billion building spree that President Tayyip Erdogan hopes will secure his place in history. The bridge across the Bosphorus Strait, which divides Asia and Europe, is built in the style of...

  • GARIPCE, Turkey, Aug 26- Turkey opens one of the world's biggest suspension bridges on Friday, creating a new link between two continents with the latest megaproject in a $200 billion building spree that President Tayyip Erdogan hopes will secure his place in history. The bridge across the Bosphorus Strait, which divides Asia and Europe, is built in the style of...

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