Transportation

December 18, 2020 - 9:57 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Sweden said Friday it wants divers to inspect the wreck of one of Europe’s deadliest peacetime maritime disasters, the sinking of a ferry in the Baltic Sea in 1994 that killed 852 people, in order to probe claims of a large hole in the hull. A 1997 report had concluded...
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FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 16, 2020 file photo, Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban arrives for an EU summit in Brussels. A senior legal adviser said Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020 that the European Union's top court should reject Hungary's attempts to overturn a European Parliament action aimed at holding the country to account for what lawmakers consider to be a breach of the bloc's values. (Olivier Hoslet, Pool via AP, File)
December 17, 2020 - 8:04 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s top court ruled Thursday that Hungary has failed to respect EU law by denying people entering the country without authorization the right to apply for asylum and unlawfully detaining them in “transit zones” on its border with Serbia. The European Court of...
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FILE - In this Dec. 22, 1988, file photo police and investigators look at what remains of the nose of Pan Am 103 in a field in Lockerbie, Scotland. The Justice Department expects to unseal charges in the coming days in connection with the 1988 bombing of a Pan Am jet that exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing 270 people, according to a person familiar with the case. (AP Photo/Martin Cleaver, File)
December 17, 2020 - 7:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department plans to unseal new charges in the coming days in connection with the 1988 bombing of a Pan Am jet that exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing 270 people, according to a person familiar with the case. The bombing of Flight 103, whose victims included...
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FILE - In this Dec. 22, 1988, file photo police and investigators look at what remains of the nose of Pan Am 103 in a field in Lockerbie, Scotland. The Justice Department expects to unseal charges in the coming days in connection with the 1988 bombing of a Pan Am jet that exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing 270 people, according to a person familiar with the case. (AP Photo/Martin Cleaver, File)
December 16, 2020 - 9:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department plans to unseal new charges in the coming days in connection with the 1988 bombing of a Pan Am jet that exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing 270 people, according to a person familiar with the case. The bombing of Flight 103, whose victims included...
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Traffic moves slowly along W. Market Street in Pottsville, Pa., as the snow begins to fall with Winter Storm Gail on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. (Jacqueline Dormer/Republican-Herald via AP)
December 16, 2020 - 7:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest developments on the winter storm moving across the Northeast (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont announced Wednesday he is banning tractor trailer and tandem trailers from all limited access highways, beginning at 9 p.m. due to the severe winter snow...
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This undated photo released by AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHER SG shows the Singapore-flagged oil tanker BW Rhine. The BW Rhine suffered an explosion early Monday, Dec. 14, 2020 after being hit by "an external source," off Saudi Arabia's port city of Jiddah, a shipping company said. The apparent attack on the oil tanker marks the fourth assault targeting Saudi energy infrastructure in a month. (Tommy Chia/AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHER SG via AP)
December 14, 2020 - 6:33 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An oil tanker off Saudi Arabia's port city of Jiddah suffered an explosion early Monday after being hit by “an external source,” a shipping company said, suggesting another vessel has come under attack off the kingdom amid its yearslong war in Yemen. The apparent...
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December 12, 2020 - 1:01 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Four men in their 40s and 50s and a woman in her 30s were identified Friday as the five cyclists killed in a crash while riding on a highway southeast of Las Vegas. The Clark County office of the medical examiner and coroner said the cyclists were all from Las Vegas and included 39...
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Fisherman Nicolas Bishop works on the Boulogne sur Mer based trawler "Jeremy Florent II" in Boulogne-sur-Mer, northern France, Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave the two sides until Sunday, to salvage a Brexit trade deal, or face a calamitous no-deal split at the end of December that will impact dramatically on fishing rights. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)
December 11, 2020 - 8:16 am
BOULOGNE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — Long lines of trucks carrying stockpiles for British companies jam the highways leading to France's northern port of Calais, while in the coastal town of Boulogne-sur-Mer, French fishermen pull in their lines and fear that battles over fishing rights will soon erupt...
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December 10, 2020 - 5:12 pm
BOLDER CITY, Nev. (AP) — Five bicyclists were killed and three others injured in a crash Thursday involving a box truck on U.S. Highway 95 north of Searchlight, Nevada Highway Patrol officials said. Authorities said the truck driver remained on the scene and commercial units were called to inspect...
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FILE - In this April 22, 2019, file photo, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel waves as he arrives at a news conference outside of the south air traffic control tower at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)
December 10, 2020 - 11:22 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rahm Emanuel’s chances of landing a top Cabinet post in Joe Biden's administration appear increasingly unlikely after the former Chicago mayor emerged as a source of controversy for the president-elect, who had been considering Emanuel for transportation secretary, a person...
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