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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2017 file photo a short subway train carries commuters and pupils in the outskirts of Frankfurt, Germany. German ministers have discussed considering offering free public transportation to get more people to use environmentally friendly mass transit, but their idea has run into opposition by some German cities and towns, who think the plan is too expensive. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, file)
February 14, 2018 - 10:38 am
BERLIN (AP) — How best to get cleaner air? Some officials in Germany want residents to leave their polluting cars at home. German ministers have discussed considering offering free public transportation to get more people to use environmentally friendly mass transit, but their idea has run into...
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Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce, right, arrives in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art after a Super Bowl victory parade for the Philadelphia Eagles football team, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, in Philadelphia. The Eagles beat the New England Patriots 41-33 in Super Bowl 52. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
February 08, 2018 - 4:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the parade for the Super Bowl-winning Philadelphia Eagles (all times local): 4 p.m. Police are so far only reporting one act of violence after hundreds of thousands of Eagles fans hit the streets to fete their Super Bowl champion Eagles. Police say someone was...
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FILE - In a Feb. 20, 2014 file photo, Metrolink Director of Operations, R.T. McCarthy, demonstrates Metrolink's implementation of Positive Train Control, (PTC) at the Metrolink Locomotive and Cab Car Simulators training facility in Los Angeles' Union Station. The railroad industry is downplaying expectations that a safety technology that could have prevented recent deadly train crashes will be in operation across the country by the end of the year. Officials at rail industry trade associations now say they view Dec. 31, 2018, as the date by which railroads must qualify for an extension of as much as two more years, not the ultimate deadline. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
February 07, 2018 - 8:52 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The railroad industry is playing down expectations that a safety technology that could have prevented recent deadly train crashes will be in operation across the United States by the end of the year. Indeed, freight and commuter rail officials speak as if there never was any plan...
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FILE- In this Jan. 11, 2018 file photo, traffic makes it's way across 42nd Street in New York City. Motorists would have to shell out $11.52 to drive into the busiest parts of Manhattan under a new proposal commissioned by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo to ease traffic congestion and raise vital funds for mass transit. Trucks would pay even more — $25.34 — while taxi cabs, Uber rides and for-hire vehicles would be charged between $2 and $5 per ride. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
January 19, 2018 - 5:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A proposal to charge motorists nearly $12 to drive into the busiest parts of Manhattan provoked protests and complaints even before it was released Friday, though there are signs the idea of congestion pricing is quietly gaining momentum in the nation's largest city. London,...
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January 16, 2018 - 3:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A derailment over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend is only the latest problem for the dysfunctional D.C. subway system that Washingtonians love to hate. Metro's problems are familiar to subway riders in New York and other big cities: smoke-filled tunnels, technical...
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In this Dec. 12, 2017 photo, Venezuelan national Jorge Gutierrez holds a wad of worthless Venezuelan currency that he wants to exchange for some Colombian money, as he rides a bus in Bogota, Colombia, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. Eager to find work abroad, Gutierrez arrived in October with his wife, baby daughter, and a backpack crammed full with 2 million bolivars that he saved up. The stash of bills, however, amounted to just $20, so he kept it. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
December 28, 2017 - 12:00 am
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Jorge Gutierrez leaps onto a packed bus in Colombia's capital, proudly announcing that he comes bearing gifts from neighboring Venezuela. He holds up a thick wad of bolivars— the nearly worthless currency of his crisis-wracked homeland — and then asks for a small donation in...
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Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., chairman of the conservative Freedom Caucus, speaks during a television news interview just before passage of the Republican tax reform bill in the House of Representatives, on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
December 20, 2017 - 7:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Count President Donald Trump among the personal winners in the $1.5 trillion tax package that Republicans in the House passed early Wednesday morning and the Senate is expected to approve later in the day. It's not only a political score for Trump but likely a windfall for his...
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Reporters interview Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, as arrives to meet with House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, at the Capitol to advance the GOP tax bill, in Washington, Friday, Dec. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
December 16, 2017 - 4:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Count President Donald Trump among the personal winners in the $1.5 trillion tax package that congressional Republicans are on the verge of passing. It's not only a political score for Trump but likely a windfall for his real estate empire, too. Oil drillers would also benefit. So...
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House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, talks to reporters at the Capitol after Republicans signed the conference committee report to advance the GOP tax bill, in Washington, Friday, Dec. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
December 16, 2017 - 3:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Count commuters among the losers in the Republican tax bill that the House and Senate are expected to vote on next week. The final bill agreed to by Republican negotiators and released late Friday eliminates the tax incentive for private employers that subsidize their employees'...
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House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, talks to reporters at the Capitol after Republicans signed the conference committee report to advance the GOP tax bill, in Washington, Friday, Dec. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
December 15, 2017 - 6:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Count commuters among the losers in the Republican tax bill that the House and Senate are expected to vote on next week. The final bill agreed to by Republican negotiators and released late Friday eliminates the tax incentive for private employers that subsidize their employees'...
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