Transportation and shipping

People cool down in the fountains of the Trocadero gardens in Paris, Thursday July 25, 2019, when a new all-time high temperature of 42.6 degrees Celsius (108.7 F) hit the French capital. in the background is the Eiffel Tower. (AP Photo/Rafael Yaghobzadeh)
July 25, 2019 - 12:07 pm
PARIS (AP) — Even ice cream, Italian gelato or Popsicles couldn't help this time. Temperature records that had stood for decades or even just hours fell minute by minute Thursday afternoon and Europeans and tourists alike jumped into fountains, lakes, rivers or the sea to escape a suffocating heat...
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July 25, 2019 - 10:54 am
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's worker protection department says American Airlines is violating the city's sick leave law by retaliating against workers who use sick days or not letting them use the sick leave they've accrued. The Department of Consumer and Worker Protection announced Thursday it...
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Actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, right, is greeted by community leader Pua Case during a visit to the protest site blocking the construction of the TMT telescope on Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at the base of Mauna Kea on Hawaii Island. (Jamm Aquino/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP)
July 24, 2019 - 6:18 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on demonstrations against a giant telescope in Hawaii (all times local): ___ 2:20 p.m. Hollywood actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is visiting Native Hawaiian protesters who are blocking a road to prevent the construction of a giant telescope on Hawaii's tallest mountain...
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July 24, 2019 - 1:28 pm
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Thousands of passengers flying to and from Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport suffered delays and canceled flights Wednesday because of problems refueling planes that crippled the busy European aviation hub for hours. Airport spokeswoman Willemeike Koster said 180 flights...
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July 24, 2019 - 8:38 am
The Senate has confirmed former Air Force pilot and airline executive Stephen Dickson to lead the Federal Aviation Administration. Dickson overcame Democratic opposition and claims he mistreated a whistleblower during his tenure at Delta Air Lines. Dickson was confirmed by a 52-40 vote that broke...
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FILE - In this April 10, 2019, file photo a Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplane being built for India-based Jet Airways, top, lands following a test flight, Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at Boeing Field in Seattle. Boeing Co. reports earning on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
July 24, 2019 - 6:09 am
DALLAS (AP) — Boeing reported a second quarter loss of nearly $3 billion as it absorbed the financial damage caused by the grounding of its 737 Max airliner after two deadly crashes. The giant aircraft maker said Wednesday that revenue plunged 35% from a year earlier, as it was unable to deliver...
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A Pro-European Union supporter with his face painted in the colours of the European Union Flag, takes part in the March for Change, in London, Saturday July 20, 2019. (Aaron Chown/PA via AP)
July 23, 2019 - 2:30 am
LONDON (AP) — Channel Tunnel operator Getlink is warning that Britain's departure from the European Union without a deal is now "very likely" and is its main scenario as it forecasts earnings. The operator says its outlook for earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization in case of...
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The logo for Boeing appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, July 22, 2019. The company is scheduled to release its second quarter earnings Wednesday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
July 22, 2019 - 4:09 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The new president of the American Airlines pilots' union says his group will help assure the public that the Boeing 737 Max is safe when it is cleared to fly again. But Eric Ferguson also says Boeing needs to fully explain how the Max differs from previous versions of the...
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July 21, 2019 - 3:42 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Hundreds of opponents of a planned telescope on Hawaii's highest peak have gathered for a protest march. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports that activists opposed to the Thirty Meter Telescope started marching Sunday morning in Waikiki. Hundreds of protesters last week blocked a...
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In this May 2, 2013 photo the Liberian-flagged oil tanker Mesdar is seen at an unknown location. British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt confirmed Friday July 19, 2019 that Iran had seized one British, the Stena Impero, and one Liberian-flagged vessel, Mesdar, in the Strait of Hormuz. It was the latest escalation of tension in the strategic waterway that has become a flashpoint in tensions between Tehran and the West. (John Pitcher via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT
July 20, 2019 - 4:04 pm
Seizures of oil tankers and other hostile Iranian measures in the Strait of Hormuz are already raising insurance rates for shipping companies and could eventually reduce tanker traffic in the vital waterway, with a spike in global oil prices a serious risk even without war, energy and maritime...
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