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  • People look at booth of CRRC during UrTran 2015 on June 16, 2015 in Beijing, China.

    China's encouraging its technology and infrastructure companies to export their skills abroad, the New York Times reports.

  • DALLAS— Southwest Airlines says it has reached an agreement with union negotiators on terms for a new contract with pilots, whose approval would be needed before it takes effect. Southwest Vice President Craig Drew says the process is far from complete but the company is pleased to have this agreement. Shares of Dallas- based Southwest Airlines Co. fell 29 cents...

  • Jerry Brown's administration is proposing to spend $3.6 billion a year for repairs to California's crumbling transportation infrastructure, with some of the money to come from a $65 annual fee on vehicle registrations and increases in diesel and gas taxes tied to inflation. The proposal says the $65 annual charge would generate $2 billion a year, while $500...

  • NEW YORK— A doctor who has an office at New York's Kennedy Airport is accused of selling oxycodone prescriptions to his patients, prosecutors said Thursday in announcing his arrest. Gerald Surya, 45, was arrested Thursday morning at his Long Island home on 26 counts of criminal sale of a prescription, said Bridget Brennan, New York City's special narcotics...

  • ROSEAU, Dominica— A preliminary assessment of the effects of Tropical Storm Erika on the island of Dominica has found damage to basic infrastructure alone that amounts to nearly half of the small country's GDP, the prime minister said Thursday. Repairs to roads and bridges across the eastern Caribbean island will total more than $226 million, Prime Minister...

  • NEW YORK— Authorities say a doctor who's treated airline pilots at New York's Kennedy Airport is accused of selling oxycodone prescriptions. Prosecutors say Surya, who has an office at a medical facility at Kennedy Airport, wrote prescriptions for people who didn't need them. They say he charged $60 for a prescription, but increased the price to $100 after...

  • The Associated Press recently tried out both systems on a 2016 Honda Accord. "Anything that takes your attention away from the task of driving is not something you want to engage in," said Kathy Lane, a spokeswoman for the National Safety Council, a nonprofit organization created by Congress to promote safety. Neither system has been tested yet by the Insurance...

  • COLUMBUS, Ky.— Part of the Mississippi River was closed as crews investigated an oil spill caused by the collision of two tow boats, the U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday. The cargo tank was ruptured, causing thousands of gallons of oil to spill into the river, the Coast Guard said. The Coast Guard said it was working with the barge owner, Inland Marine Services, and an oil...

  • PARIS— French investigators have formally identified a washed-up piece of airplane debris found in July on a remote island in the Indian Ocean as part of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a Boeing 777 that disappeared more than a year ago with 239 people aboard. Malaysian authorities had already declared that the wing fragment was from the jet that went missing en...

  • A TRAIN FULL OF MIGRANTS LEFT HUNGARY EASTERN RAILWAY STATION, BOUND FOR SOPRON NEAR AUSTRIAN BORDER- REUTERS REPORTER.

  • DALLAS— More than 14.2 million people are expected to fly over the seven days surrounding the Labor Day holiday, a 3 percent increase from last year, according to Airlines for America, the industry's trade and lobbying group. For instance, 1.14 million people are expected to use intercity buses, an increase of 5 percent compared to last year, according to the...

  • LONDON, Sept 3- EasyJet raised its full-year profit outlook on Thursday to forecast growth of up to 21 percent after a record number of August passengers turned to the British low-cost airline to get away. EasyJet said it now expected full-year profit before tax to be in a range of 675 million pounds to 700 million pounds for the year to the end of September,...

  • AP survey: How cities are handling surge in oil trains Thursday, 3 Sep 2015 | 2:20 AM ET

    In the wake of a half-dozen fiery crashes this year, The Associated Press surveyed nearly a dozen cities with populations of more than 250,000 to gauge how prepared they are to respond to an oil-train derailment. —Variety of tabletop exercises and training exercises have taken place in and around Chicago involving railroads, first responders and government...

  • Train travel blocked by migrants in Europe Wednesday, 2 Sep 2015 | 1:08 PM ET
    Train travel blocked by migrants in Europe

    Five Eurostar trains were delayed for hours, with thousands stranded, reports CNBC's Wilfred Frost.

  • Trading the transports Wednesday, 2 Sep 2015 | 1:06 PM ET
    Trading the transports

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on beaten up transport stocks.

  • ADDIS ABABA, Sept 2- Djibouti's relaunched national airline, now managed by a company run by the frontman of English heavy metal band Iron Maiden, is looking to remake itself as an Africa- wide air freight service, it said on Wednesday. Tiny Djibouti is sandwiched between Eritrea, Somalia and Ethiopia in the Horn of Africa, sitting strategically at the Red Sea and...

  • Honda's largest sport utility vehicle is bigger than ever on the inside, particularly in its third-row seats. The starting manufacturer's suggested retail price, including destination charge, for the 2016 Pilot is $30,875 for a base LX model with front-wheel drive. The lowest starting retail price, including destination charge, for an all-wheel drive Pilot...

  • Republic shares tumble after union blocks contract vote Wednesday, 2 Sep 2015 | 11:20 AM ET

    INDIANAPOLIS— Shares of regional airline operator Republic Airways tumbled Wednesday after the Teamsters union declined to let pilots vote on the company's latest contract offer, raising the prospect of a bankruptcy filing. Republic Airways Holdings Inc. shares were down 60 cents, or 19.8 percent, to $2.43 in midmorning trading. In a statement, Republic CEO...

  • FAA names two new officials to lead on drone policy Wednesday, 2 Sep 2015 | 11:08 AM ET

    The agency also named FAA official Earl Lawrence as director of its UAS Integration Office, an existing position responsible for crafting new commercial drone regulations that are expected early next year. Lawrence, who joined FAA in 2010, previously led the agency's Kansas City- based Small Airplane Directorate, which is charged with regulating small...

  • China defense spending to double by 2020: Report Wednesday, 2 Sep 2015 | 10:12 AM ET
    A file photo of a military parade in front of Tiananmen Gate in Beijing.

    China is forecast to double its annual defense budget by the end of the decade, according to a study published on Wednesday.

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