Transportation

Emergency personnel confer over a tractor trailer cab and another vehicle involved in a fatal wreck along eastbound Interstate 64, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Town and Country, Mo. Authorities say at least two people are dead after a car and tractor-trailer collided in a crash involving at least 15 vehicles in suburban St. Louis. (Christian Gooden/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
January 23, 2018 - 12:10 pm
TOWN AND COUNTRY, Mo. (AP) — One man is dead after he changed lanes suddenly in front of a tractor-trailer on a suburban St. Louis highway, causing a fiery chain-reaction crash. Billowing black smoke could be seen for miles after the accident at 8:20 a.m. Tuesday on Interstate 64. Three other...
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A flooded public park is pictured in Paris, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. The Seine River has overflowed its banks in Paris, prompting authorities to close several roads and cancel boat cruises. Paris City Hall closed roads along the shores of the Seine from the east of the capital to the area around the Eiffel Tower in the west as water levels rose at least 3.3 meters (nearly 11 feet) above the normal level. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
January 23, 2018 - 8:55 am
PARIS (AP) — The Seine River overflowed its banks in Paris on Tuesday, prompting authorities to close several roads and cancel boat cruises. Paris City Hall closed roads along the shores of the Seine from the east of the capital to the area around the Eiffel Tower in the west as water levels rose...
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A do not enter street sign stands in Leonia, N.J., on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, where local officials are trying to reduce traffic congestion on their way to the nearby George Washington Bridge into New York. As a response to navigation apps that re-route some of the tens of thousands of vehicles headed to the bridge, Leonia is to start imposing fines Monday on non-residents who drive on residential streets during the morning and evening commutes. (AP Photo/David Porter)
January 22, 2018 - 4:25 pm
LEONIA, N.J. (AP) — A small town near the world's busiest bridge is putting up the "keep out" sign for motorists seeking a shortcut to it, the latest example of the effects navigation apps are having on communities located near major chokepoints. As a response to apps like Waze and Apple Maps that...
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Sarah Wilson walks down the hill along Kellogg Avenue in St. Paul,. Minn., with an umbrella to shield the wind and snow Monday, Jab. 22, 2018. "I walk every day no matter the weather," said Wilson. The Minnesota Department of Transportation is advising against traveling in portions of southwest Minnesota because of white out conditions. The visibility issue extends from Worthington east to Albert Lea and north to Mankato. The roadways involved include portions of Highway 30, Highway 91 and Highway 59. A blizzard warning is in effect for much of south central and southeastern Minnesota. (Leila Navidi /Star Tribune via AP)
January 22, 2018 - 4:22 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Heavy snow and strong winds are pushing through the Midwest, closing highways in Kansas and South Dakota and snarling flights in Denver and Minneapolis. The National Weather Service says more than 10 inches (26 centimeters) of snow has already fallen on North Platte in western...
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January 22, 2018 - 2:46 pm
SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine say a pregnant woman was driving to the hospital to give birth when she lost control of her vehicle and crashed. She died, and the baby is in critical condition. The Kennebec Journal reports the crash happened Monday morning on Route 2 in Skowhegan...
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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2015, file photo, trucks are uploaded at the Emirates SkyCentral of the Al Maktoum International Airport in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The U.S. aviation security agency says it has issued an emergency order requiring additional screening of airline cargo on flights departing for the United States from five Mideast countries to prevent a terrorist attack. The Transportation Security Administration said in a statement that the order was prompted by "persistent threats to aviation." The five countries are Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and United Arab Emirates. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
January 22, 2018 - 2:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. authorities issued an emergency order Monday requiring additional screening of cargo on flights departing for the United States from five Mideast countries, citing a threat of terrorism. The Transportation Security Administration order is aimed at preventing terrorist attacks...
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January 21, 2018 - 5:26 pm
PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) — An Illinois truck driver faces charges in an interstate crash last year that killed a family of four from North Carolina in southern West Virginia. West Virginia State Police Sgt. C.F. Kane tells the Bluefield Daily Telegraph that 41-year-old Bertram Copeland of Rockford,...
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January 20, 2018 - 12:41 pm
IOC-UNITED KOREAS IOC says North Korea to have 22 athletes in 5 Olympic sports LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC says 22 North Korean athletes will compete in the Pyeongchang Olympics next month and both Korean teams will march together in the opening ceremony. IOC President Thomas Bach says the...
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FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2013, file photo, two-time Cy Young Award winner Roy Halladay answers questions after announcing his retirement after 16 seasons in the major leagues with Toronto and Philadelphia, at the MLB winter meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. An autopsy report says Halladay had evidence of amphetamine, morphine and an insomnia drug in his system when he died in a small plane crash in Florida last year.( AP Photo/John Raoux, File)
January 20, 2018 - 8:25 am
NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) — An autopsy report says retired star pitcher Roy Halladay had evidence of amphetamine, morphine and an insomnia drug in his system when he died in a small plane crash in Florida last year. The Tampa Bay Times reports that an autopsy released Friday shows the former...
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January 20, 2018 - 6:42 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish officials say a bus carrying mostly holiday-makers on a ski trip has crashed into trees on the side of a road, killing 11 passengers and injuring 44 others. Governor Ozdemir Cakacak of Eskisehir province said the bus was travelling from the Turkish capital of Ankara to...
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