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President Donald Trump is greeted by Vicksburg, Miss., Mayor George Flaggs, Jr., left, Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao, second from left, and Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts, right, as he arrives for an infrastructure meeting in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
February 12, 2018 - 5:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump sent Congress a sweeping plan Monday to rebuild the nation's depleted roads and bridges — then immediately raised doubts about how committed he was to delivering on that campaign promise. "If you want it badly, you're going to get it," Trump told state and...
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File- In this May 19, 2017, file photo, a man works on the Southern Nevada portion of U.S. Interstate 11 near Boulder City, Nev. President Donald Trump on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, will unveil his long-awaited infrastructure plan, a $1.5 billion proposal that fulfills a number of campaign goals, but relies heavily on state and local governments to produce much of the funding. The administration’s plan is centered on using $200 billion in federal money to leverage local and state tax dollars to fix America's infrastructure, such as roads, highways, ports and airports.(AP Photo/John Locher, File)
February 11, 2018 - 6:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday will unveil his long-awaited infrastructure plan, a $1.5 trillion proposal that fulfills a number of campaign goals, but relies heavily on state and local governments to produce much of the funding. The administration's plan is centered on using $...
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FILE - In this April, 13, 2017 file photo, Yemenis present documents in order to receive food rations provided by a local charity, in Sanaa, Yemen. Speaking to The Associated Press by telephone from Sanaa, the head of the World Food Program, Stephen Anderson, warned Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, that millions of Yemenis are at risk and will face more deaths as the humanitarian situation deteriorates and deliveries remain blocked from getting to those most needy. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)
November 22, 2017 - 2:48 pm
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Saudi-led military coalition fighting Shiite rebels in Yemen said Wednesday that it will reopen the war-torn country's main airport and a vital Red Sea port to humanitarian traffic, easing a blockade imposed after rebels fired a missile toward the Saudi capital earlier this...
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November 06, 2017 - 7:37 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine military officials say troops have killed at least nine remaining militants aligned with the Islamic State group over the weekend in southern Marawi city and are attempting to determine whether a Malaysian who may have taken over the militants' leadership is...
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In this Sept. 11, 2017 photo, Chinese custom officials inspect trucks loaded with goods to and from North Korea in Dandong in northeast China's Liaoning province. For Chinese traders, new United Nations sanctions on North Korea are a disaster. Business in the Chinese border city of Dandong has all but dried up as Chinese traders are unable to collect payment from impoverished North Korean state companies for goods such as toothpaste, instant noodles and other household items. Large-scale trade involving North Korean iron ore and coal has been banned entirely, dealing a big blow to Dandong’s port, whose operator defaulted on a $150 million corporate bond. (Chinatopix via AP)
November 04, 2017 - 2:15 am
BEIJING (AP) — For Yu Kaiguang, harsh new United Nations sanctions on North Korea are a disaster. The trader in the Chinese border city of Dandong has seen business all but dry up, and he spends his days scrambling to obtain payment from the suddenly broke North Korean state companies to whom he...
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FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2015 file photo, the Port of Los Angeles, with some cargo loading cranes in the upright and idle position, are seen in this view from the San Pedro area of Los Angeles. Harbor commissioners have approved plans to drastically cut air pollution at the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach by 2035. The 2017 Clean Air Action Plan approved Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 at a meeting of the ports' governing boards outlines strategies for improving equipment and efficiency to eventually move cargo in the nation's largest port complex with zero emissions.(AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)
November 03, 2017 - 2:29 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The largest port complex in the nation has set goals to drastically reduce air pollution over the next several decades. The plan approved Thursday at a meeting of the governing boards of the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach outlines strategies for improving equipment and...
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FILE - This undated image made from a video released April 26, 2016, by the National Transportation Safety Board shows the stern of the sunken ship El Faro. In a report released Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, the Coast Guard says the primary cause of the sinking of a cargo ship two years ago that killed all 33 aboard was Capt. Michael Davidson misreading both the strength of a hurricane and his overestimation of the ship's strength. (National Transportation Safety Board via AP, File)
October 01, 2017 - 1:57 pm
A Coast Guard report released Sunday says the primary cause of the 2015 sinking of the cargo ship El Faro, which killed all 33 aboard, was the captain underestimating the strength of a hurricane and overestimating the ship's strength. The report said Capt. Michael Davidson should have changed the...
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Northbound traffic, right, on I-75 through Sarasota, Fla., is heavier than normal, but still moving on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017. Many South Florida residents are evacuating and heading north as Hurricane Irma approaches. (Mike Lang /Sarasota Herald-Tribune via AP)
September 07, 2017 - 11:37 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local): 11:20 p.m. The National Hurricane Center in Miami has issued hurricane warnings for South Florida and the Keys. Forecasters on Thursday night issued a warning for a sizeable segment of Florida, including the Miami metro...
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September 07, 2017 - 10:50 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Florida State canceled its home football game Saturday against Louisiana-Monroe because of impending Hurricane Irma. The cancellation Thursday night came after Florida Gov. Rick Scott ordered all state colleges...
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Northbound traffic, right, on I-75 through Sarasota, Fla., is heavier than normal, but still moving on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017. Many South Florida residents are evacuating and heading north as Hurricane Irma approaches. (Mike Lang /Sarasota Herald-Tribune via AP)
September 07, 2017 - 10:50 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Florida State canceled its home football game Saturday against Louisiana-Monroe because of impending Hurricane Irma. The cancellation Thursday night came after Florida Gov. Rick Scott ordered all state colleges...
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