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  • A measure offered by Representative Peter DeFazio, top Democrat on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, sought to protect the Federal Aviation Administration from funding disruptions and to address other issues that Republicans view as reasons for transferring air traffic control from the FAA to a new private, nonprofit corporation.

  • Model of Titanic II

    The Titanic II, a replica of the doomed ship and the ambitious brainchild of Australian billionaire Clive Palmer, is slated to set sail in 2018.

  • A maintenance technician works on the jet engine of a U.S. Air Force Boeing C-17 Globemaster III airplane at the Boeing Global Services and Support facility in San Antonio, Texas.

    Boeing did not set a time frame for job cuts and said the number "will depend on how effectively we bring down costs as a whole."

  • Virgin Earnings

    John Borghetti, CEO of Virgin Australia, says each business division has picked up, except for cargo which is going through major changes.

  • WASHINGTON/ DETROIT, Feb 10- Alphabet Inc's Google unit told U.S. auto safety regulators that the government's interpretation of motor vehicle safety rules is "extremely important" to its further development of fully self-driving cars. In a Nov. 12 letter to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reviewed by Reuters on Wednesday, the director...

  • NEW YORK— Prosecutors have upgraded charges in a gun trafficking case in which they allege at least two Delta Air Lines employees helped take guns on commercial flights in carry-on luggage from Georgia to New York. Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson says five people have been charged. Atlanta- based Delta Air Lines Inc. has said it cooperated with the...

  • Feb 10- Alphabet Inc's Google unit told U.S. auto safety regulators that the government's interpretation of motor vehicle safety rules is "extremely important" to its further development of fully self-driving cars. In a Nov. 12 letter to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reviewed by Reuters on Wednesday, the director of Google's...

  • Fact sheet: 2016 Audi Q3 2.0T quattro Tiptronic Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | 1:00 PM ET

    2016 Audi Q3 2.0 T quattro Tiptronic. BASE PRICE: $33,700 for Premium Plus with front-wheel drive; $35,800 for Premium Plus quattro; $38,600 for Prestige with front-wheel drive; $40,700 for Prestige quattro. OPTIONS: Sport package $550; Mythos Black metallic exterior paint $575.

  • President Barack Obama' s budget would raise $319 billion over 10 years from the phased introduction of an oil fee equivalent to $10.25 per barrel on crude oil, according to budget documents published on Tuesday. The Office of Management and Budget has not shared its revenue-modelling assumptions or proposal for how the fee would be administered.

  • DETROIT— Computers that control cars of the future can be considered drivers just like humans, the federal government's highway safety agency has decided. The redefinition of "driver" by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is an important break for Google, which is developing self-driving cars that get around without steering wheels, pedals—...

  • WASHINGTON/ DETROIT, Feb 9- U.S. vehicle safety regulators have said the artificial intelligence system piloting a self-driving Google car could be considered the driver under federal law, a major step toward ultimately winning approval for autonomous vehicles on the roads. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration told Google, a unit of Alphabet...

  • WASHINGTON/ DETROIT, Feb 9- U.S. vehicle safety regulators have said the artificial intelligence system piloting a self-driving Google car could be considered the driver under federal law, a major step toward ultimately winning approval for autonomous vehicles on the roads.

  • UNITED NATIONS, Feb 9- A U.N.-blacklisted North Korean shipping company continues to evade sanctions through its use of foreign-flagged ships, name changes and other means of obfuscation, according to a new report by United Nations monitors. The U.N. Security Council's Panel of Experts on North Korea, which monitors implementation of sanctions on Pyongyang,...

  • SAVANNAH, Ga.— The Obama administration requested $42.7 million on Tuesday to fund a second year of work to deepen Savannah's busy shipping channel, though Georgia officials said the amount falls far short of what's needed to keep the project on schedule. Dredging began in September to deepen 39 miles of the Savannah River to make room for larger cargo ships to...

  • WASHINGTON— A strong holiday shipping season and a couple of favorable economic situations temporarily turned around the financial fortunes of the Postal Service, officials said Tuesday. The post office reported a $307 million profit between October and December of 2015, as compared to a $754 million loss the previous year. Legislation in 2006 required the...

  • Stride Health on a mobile phone

    As the debate grows over worker protections in the gig economy, benefits start-up Stride Health is winning by partnering with Uber and Etsy.

  • P.A.M. Transportation posts 4Q profit Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 | 12:11 PM ET

    TONTITOWN, Ark. _ P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $3.2 million. The Tontitown, Arkansas- based company said it had profit of 45 cents per share. For the year, the company reported profit of $21.4 million, or $2.93 per share.

  • Feb 9- The new chief executive officer of Spirit Airlines Inc said on Tuesday he wants to make the U.S. budget carrier more reliable and somewhat slow its growth in flight capacity. Shares shot up as much as 10 percent Tuesday following CEO Bob Fornaro's comments, but are off more than 40 percent in the last 52 weeks. Analysts have speculated that a tie-up with...

  • MOSCOW— A top official at Russia's busiest airport says the halt or reduction of flights to Turkey, Ukraine and Egypt over the past three months has cost the country's airports six billion rubles. Denis Nuzhdin, the deputy CEO of Moscow's Domodedovo Airport, was quoted by state news agency Tass as saying Tuesday that about half the loss comes from Russia's...

  • SPIRIT AIRLINES INC CEO SAYS EXPOSURE TO ZIKA VIRUS IS LIMITED TO 3 PCT TO 4 PCT OF ITS FLIGHT CAPACITY.

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