Transportation and shipping

In this July 30, 2019, photo, a station attendant watches as a commuter struggles to squeeze himself into an overcrowded train during morning rush hours at Akasaka Mitsuke Station in Tokyo. Tokyo has one of the most advanced public transport systems in the world, but with less than one year to go before the city hosts the 2020 Olympic Games, local governments, companies and commuters are bracing for unprecedented strain the events could put on rail transit and highways. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
August 15, 2019 - 11:50 pm
TOKYO (AP) — First, Tokyo Olympic fans will have to find scarce tickets and pay the price. Then there's the quandary of landing a hotel room with rates that are being inflated due to unprecedented demand. And the summer heat and humidity will be off-putting for some. Then there's one more hurdle:...
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Construction workers continue work in the bowl of the NFL stadium rising in Inglewood, Calif., Tuesday, July 30, 2019. The multi-billion-dollar complex is on schedule to open in July 2020. Officials from the NFL, the Los Angeles Rams and the Los Angeles Chargers toured the stadium as part of early preparations for the Super Bowl in February 2022. (AP Photo/Greg Beacham)
August 06, 2019 - 9:56 pm
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The new stadium at Hollywood Park being built for the Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers has reached another milestone — its first corporate sponsor. The LA Stadium and Entertainment District at Hollywood Park announced that American Airlines will be a founding...
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People rest on the floor in Terminal 5 at Heathrow airport, Friday July 26, 2019. Travelers are facing a second day of disruption in Britain after record breaking July temperatures gave way to thunderstorms. The heat eased Friday, but Heathrow, Europe's biggest airport, was forced to cancel or delay flights amid severe weather conditions. (Steve Parsons/PA via AP)
July 26, 2019 - 12:13 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Europe's heat wave (all times local): 6:10 p.m. The U.K.'s air traffic controller says it has fixed a technical issue that led to flight restrictions at the country's airspace. The controller, NATS, says the problem has been fixed "sufficiently" at its Swanwick control...
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June 22, 2019 - 4:34 pm
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — If someone built Road America today, it might look a lot different. The 4-mile, high-speed road course in central Wisconsin is a favorite among IndyCar drivers, earning favorable comparisons with historic tracks such as Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium. But it can bite you,...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006, Newcastle midfielder Emre Belezoglu of Turkey, in action during a UEFA Cup soccer match against Palermo, in Palermo, southern Italy. An unidentified man held a cleaning brush up to the face of team captain Emre Belezoglu who was speaking to media, and Turkey has lodged a formal protest Monday June 10, 2019, against authorities in Iceland over the way its national soccer team was treated on its arrival Sunday for an upcoming European Championship qualifying match.(AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, FILE)
June 10, 2019 - 3:24 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey lodged a formal protest Monday over the allegedly rude treatment its national soccer team received at Iceland's largest airport after arriving for a European Championship qualifying match. The Turkish team has complained that it was delayed at Keflavik Airport on Sunday...
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File - In this Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 file photo, former Austrian Formula One driver Niki Lauda stands in the Mercedes pit during the first free practice at the Interlagos race track in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda has died at the age of 70. (AP Photo/Nelson Antoine)
May 21, 2019 - 3:03 am
BERLIN (AP) — Formula One great Niki Lauda, who won two of his world titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry, has died. He was 70. Lauda's family issued a statement saying the three-time world champion "passed...
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Ryan Blaney (12) leads Jimmie Johnson (48) and Erik Jones (20) during a NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Sunday, April 7, 2019, in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
April 07, 2019 - 3:44 pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Joey Logano has won the second stage of Sunday's Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Logano beat Ryan Blaney for the stage win, and the two Team Penske drivers have combined to lead 167 of the...
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In this Sept. 2, 2017 photo, fans fill the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum during a University of Southern California NCAA college football game in Los Angeles. United Airlines offered Friday, March 29, 2019, to withdraw from a $69 million deal to change Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum into United Airlines Memorial Coliseum following criticism that adding a corporate name is disrespectful to the facility's history of honoring troops who fought and died in World War I. (AP Photo/John Antczak)
March 29, 2019 - 5:06 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on controversy over plans to change the name of Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (all times local): 2 p.m. The University of Southern California says it's amenable to accepting the wishes of veterans and modifying a name change for Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum as long as...
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Denny Hamlin (11) celebrates after winning a NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
February 17, 2019 - 7:49 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Daytona 500 (all times local): ___ 7:35 p.m. Denny Hamlin has won his second Daytona 500 in four years, taking the checkered flag for Joe Gibbs Racing a month after Joe Gibbs' oldest son died following a long battle with a degenerative neurological...
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February 04, 2019 - 10:15 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Travelers heading home from the Super Bowl were enduring waits of more than an hour to get through airport security on what city officials have called "Mass Exodus Monday." The airport's general manager, John Selden, tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution wait times were about an...
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