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August 01, 2019 - 10:54 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 1:37 p.m. Stocks dropped sharply on Wall Street and investors snapped up bonds after President Donald Trump escalated his trade battle with China. The Dow Jones Industrial Average went from a gain of more than 250 to...
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This July 17, 2019, photo provided by the U.S. Air Force shows a Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet in flight after refueling over the Pacific Ocean near the coast of Brisbane, Australia. The Navy said Wednesday, July 31, that an F/A-18 Super Hornet jet similar to this one has crashed in the California desert and a search-and-rescue helicopter is en route to the scene, about 60 miles north of the Naval Air Weapons Station at China Lake. (Senior Airman Elora J. Martinez/U.S. Air Force via AP)
July 31, 2019 - 4:00 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A U.S. Navy fighter jet crashed Wednesday in Death Valley National Park, injuring seven people who were at a scenic overlook where aviation enthusiasts routinely watch military pilots speeding low through a chasm dubbed Star Wars Canyon, officials said. The crash sent dark smoke...
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FILE - This March 12, 2013 photo shows the air traffic control tower at Chicago's Midway International Airport. The Department of Homeland Security plans to issue a security alert Tuesday for small planes, warning that modern flight systems are vulnerable to hacking if someone manages to gain physical access to the aircraft. A DHS alert recommends that plane owners ensure they restrict unauthorized physical access to their aircraft until the industry develops safeguards to address the issue, which was discovered by Boston-based cybersecurity company, Rapid7, and reported to the federal government. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)
July 30, 2019 - 5:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Homeland Security plans to issue a security alert Tuesday for small planes, warning that modern flight systems are vulnerable to hacking if someone manages to gain physical access to the aircraft. An alert from the DHS critical infrastructure computer emergency...
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July 29, 2019 - 7:47 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters in Hong Kong have disrupted subway service during the morning commute by blocking the doors on trains, preventing them from leaving the stations. Service was partially suspended on one line and delayed on another line Tuesday. Angry commuters argued with protesters in a...
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Some of the crew from the Alaska Marine Highway System ferry Columbia assemble for an Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific strike after failing to reach agreement on a contract with the state of Alaska, Wednesday, July 24, 2019, in Ketchikan, Alaska. (Dustin Safranek/Ketchikan Daily News via AP)
July 26, 2019 - 5:34 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The first strike by Alaska ferry workers in over 40 years has snarled travel plans for thousands of people during the busy tourist and fishing season, leaving some stranded and catching the attention of a Democratic presidential candidate. Members of the Inlandboatmen's Union...
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People wait at the St Pancras International train station to board the Eurostar in London, Friday, July 26, 2019. A power outage at one of France's busiest train stations is disrupting travel on the Eurostar to and from London and other routes around the region. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
July 26, 2019 - 5:45 am
PARIS (AP) — A power outage at one of France's busiest train stations disrupted travel Friday on the Eurostar to and from London and other routes around the region. Eurostar urged passengers to avoid travel to or from Paris on Friday as workers fixed an overhead power line at the Gare du Nord train...
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Clouds in the sky above the ground during the second day of the test match between England and Ireland at Lord's cricket ground in London, Thursday, July 25, 2019. Weather forecasters predict the UK could encounter the hottest July day on record later Thursday. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 26, 2019 - 3:55 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Europe's heat wave (all times local): 12:50 p.m. Travelers are facing a second day of disruption in Britain after record breaking July temperatures gave way to thunderstorms. Network Rail, which oversees the majority of Britain's railway network, is advising commuters...
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July 26, 2019 - 2:33 am
LONDON (AP) — British Airways is resuming flights to Cairo after security concerns prompted a weeklong halt to services. The airline says BA 155 flight is scheduled to leave Friday at 5.20 p.m. (1620 GMT). The flight resumption followed "a thorough assessment of the security arrangements." BA says...
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July 26, 2019 - 2:23 am
LONDON (AP) — British Airways is resuming flights to Cairo after security concerns prompted a weeklong halt to services. The airline says BA 155 flight is scheduled to leave Friday at 5.20 p.m. (1620 GMT). The flight resumption followed "a thorough assessment of the security arrangements." BA says...
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This Wednesday, July 17, 2019 photo shows American Airlines planes at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix. American Airlines, Inc. reports earnings Thursday, July 25. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
July 25, 2019 - 12:59 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Airlines are tallying up the damage and talking to Boeing about compensation for the grounding of the troubled 737 Max jet. On Thursday, two of the three large U.S. airlines that own Max jets updated their estimates of how the plane is hurting their bottom lines. American Airlines...
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