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1 hr ago | Asbury Park Press

Man shot on NJ Transit train platformMan shot on NJ Transit train...

Man shot on NJ Transit train platform Three suspects are in custody after a shooting on the New Jersey Transit train platform in Elizabeth.

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5 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

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Animals at the Oakland Zoo were treated to a buffet of tropical fruit after a truck spilled its shipment on a freeway.

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Related Topix: Orlando, FL, Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Marketing

Thu Jul 31, 2014

KING-TV Seattle

FAA places new restrictions on flights over Iraq

The Federal Aviation Administration is restricting U.S. airlines from flying at or below 30,000 feet over Iraq because of what it calls "the potentially hazardous situation created by the armed conflict" there.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Seattle, WA

Brandon Sun

CEO of steel company that did over $500 million of work on WTC is arrested on fraud charges

The Canadian owner of a company that won nearly $1 billion in contracts to provide steel for the construction of the World Trade Center's tallest building and an adjacent transit centre has been arrested on fraud charges.

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Related Topix: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

SeaWorld, Southwest Airlines ending partnership

Southwest Airlines and SeaWorld Entertainment are ending their 25-year-old marketing partnership, as the airline has come under fire from animal rights activists over the relationship.

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USA Today

JetBlue: Curacao is newest Caribbean destination

JetBlue will make Curacao its newest destination, launching service to the Caribbean island this winter.

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Related Topix: Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320

13WHAM

Man struck and killed by Amtrak train in NY

Metropolitan Transportation Authority Assistant Chief Stephen Conner tells The Journal News that an Amtrak train heading to Albany struck the man around 9:50 p.m. Wednesday just north of the station.

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WAVE-TV Louisville

Saint's remains return to Hawaii permanently

St. Marianne Cope's remains will arrive in a hearse Thursday at Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace in downtown Honolulu for a ceremony and Mass.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Hawaii Travel, Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Hawaiian Holdings, Syracuse, NY

Sunherald.com

Saint's remains return to Hawaii permanently

In this 1883 file photo provided by the Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities, Mother Marianne Cope, a nun who dedicated her life to caring for exiled leprosy patients on Kalaupapa in Hawaii, poses for a photographer.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Hawaii Travel, Kalaupapa, HI, Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Hawaiian Holdings

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Second Quarter 2014 Highlights Invested 30% eq... )--GameStop announced today that its GameStop Technology Institute business unit has entered into strategic partnerships with Shelfbucks, BestFit Mobile and Dy... )--The Hartford reported core earnings of $144 million for the three months ended June 30, 2014 , down 38% from $231 million in second...

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Related Topix: Westell Technologies, Telecom, Dreyfus Strategic Municipal Bond Fund, Dreyfus Strategic Municipals, Financial Services, International Shipholding

KTNV-TV Las Vegas

Jackson-Orlando flights in works with Allegiant

Low-cost carrier Allegiant Air and Jackson airport officials are awaiting federal approval of two direct flights a week to and from Orlando, Florida.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Judge tosses lawsuit by NY ports' largest operator

The ruling rejected claims made in 2012 by Maher Terminals that the Port Authority charged excessive and discriminatory fees.

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CultureMap

Southwest Airlines' rogue repairs result in proposed $12 million fine from FAA

The Federal Aviation Administration is seeking a $12 million fine against Southwest Airlines for what it deems improper repairs on 44 jetliners.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Travel

Iol.co.za

Singapore Airlines net profit plunges

Singapore Airlines said Wednesday its financial first quarter net profit plunged 71.4 percent from the previous year, weighed down by lower passenger and cargo revenue.

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WFAA-TV Dallas

Fence aims to curb George Washington Bridge jumps

The George Washington Bridge spanning New York and New Jersey is getting a fence to help curb suicides as the number of deaths there approaches record levels.

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Reuters

What FedEx knew of online pharmacies is key issue in drug case: judge

The U.S. judge overseeing a criminal drug prosecution against FedEx Corp said one of the core issues will be what FedEx executives knew about illegal online pharmacies whose packages it shipped.

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Related Topix: Air Courier, FedEx, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Jul 29, 2014

News10.net

Seattle wants drone rules after Space Needle buzzingSeattle wants...

Seattle officials are looking for new ways to push for drone regulation to be enforced by the Federal Aviation Administration after a small drone buzzed the Space Needle last week.

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Related Topix: Recreation, Space Needle, Federal Aviation Administration, US News

KTVK Phoenix

US Airways Express plane evacuated in Phoenix

Passengers aboard a US Airways Express plane had to be evacuated at Sky Harbor Airport after a report of smoke in a bathroom.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Federal Aviation Administration, US News

Asbury Park Press

NJ commuter train breaks down outside NYCNJ commuter train breaks...

NJ commuter train breaks down outside NYC It is not know how many passengers are on the train or what caused the mechanical problem.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Transit, Railroads

Brandon Sun

Plane passengers stuck in Hawaii for 3 nights get public apology, cash from Air New Zealand

A group of Air New Zealand passengers were stranded for a third night Monday after being repeatedly told their plane was delayed due to mechanical problems.

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Related Topix: Airlines, Air New Zealand

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