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January 2, 2018 4:04 PM 2017 Marked Safest Year in Commercial Aviation History

Dutch-based safety group’s data doesn’t show single fatal crash of an airliner carrying passengers for all of last year The global airline industry achieved a previously unimaginable safety milestone in 2017: independent accident data doesn’t indicate a single airline passenger fatality resulting from a jet crash anywhere in the world. The statistic 58

December 31, 2017 2:06 PM Brutal cold, dangerous wind chills on tap for New Year's Eve and Day for large areas of the US

A reinforcing shot of cold air is impacting much of the country -- with nearly two-thirds of the eastern U.S. seeing bitterly cold temperatures. Temperatures in some parts of the country are 20 to 30 degrees below average with life-threatening wind chills in the Northern Plains. Wind chill warnings, wind chill watches and wind chill advisories have been issued 240

December 23, 2017 3:12 AM 1.8 million Ram pickups recalled

Fiat Chrysler is recalling 1.8 million Ram pickups, including nearly 1.5 million in the U.S., because of a glitch that could allow the trucks to shift out of park and roll, the company announced Friday. Under certain conditions -- such as a driver keeping his foot pressed on the brake while idling in park -- the brake transmission shift interlock, or BTSI, may malfunction 74

December 22, 2017 8:39 PM Fiat Chrysler to recall 1.8 million trucks to fix shifter issue

(Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV’s U.S. unit said on Friday it would recall about 1.8 million trucks in the United States, Canada, Mexico and some other markets to fix a part if not operating could allow the driver to shift out of park without depressing the brake pedal. The automaker said it was aware of seven potentially related injuries and a “small 53

December 22, 2017 12:15 PM Messy holiday travel hits country from Rockies to the Northeast

Twenty-two states from the Rockies down to Texas and east to Maine are under snow and flood alerts ahead of an incoming storm on Friday and Saturday. Several inches of snow fell from Denver to the upper Midwest on Thursday, producing icy roads and plenty of accidents. The storm system is moving east and stretches from Dallas to Boston on Friday morning 263

December 21, 2017 1:02 AM INDOT's new mobile app has traffic speeds, travel advisories

INDOT's new mobile app has traffic speeds, travel advisories The Indiana Department of Transportation has a new mobile app that shows current traffic speeds, travel advisories and winter weather road conditions. The app released this week also has a zoomable, scrollable map-based display; customizable alerts for road closures, construction/maintenance 46

November 26, 2017 9:41 PM 106 Norwegian reindeer killed by freight trains in 3 days

STAVANGER, Norway – A Norwegian reindeer herder says that freight trains have killed more than 100 of the animals on the tracks in three days. Torstein Appfjell, a distraught reindeer herder in Helgeland county, said Sunday that the worst incident happened Saturday when 65 animals were mown down. Appfjell told The Associated Press by telephone it was "totally 54

November 19, 2017 2:31 PM Car plunges into gorge killing 5 in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – Pakistani police say a car carrying a family has fallen off a mountainous road into a deep gorge killing five and wounding one in the country's northwest. Police officer Qasim Jadoon said Sunday that three young girls were among the dead along with their father and grandfather. He said driver of the car was being treated for critical injuries 53

November 18, 2017 3:06 PM Japanese tug boat scrapes US Navy ship during exercise

TOKYO – A Japanese tug boat lost propulsion and drifted into a U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer during a towing exercise Saturday, the Navy said. The USS Benfold sustained minimal damage, including scrapes on its side, the Navy said in a statement. No one was injured on either vessel. The commercial tug boat was being towed to a port in Yokosuka, the home of the Navy's 60

November 11, 2017 11:20 AM Winter rains likely to cut smog in Pakistan

LAHORE, Pakistan – A Pakistani meteorologist says winter rains starting next week are expected to bring relief from weeks-long smog persisting in much of the country and neighboring India. The pollution has caused highway accidents, respiratory problems and irritated eyes. Mohammad Ajmal Shad, a top government meteorologist in Lahore, said Saturday that a three-day 48