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The Latest: Evacuation lifted after pipeline fire scare
October 18th, 2018  6:31 PM

Officials have lifted an evacuation order for some 4,000 San Francisco Bay Area residents after emergency crews extinguished a fire burning in an underground storage vault near a Chevron natural gas pipeline

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Thousands evacuated in California near underground gas fire
October 18th, 2018  5:13 PM

A fire that ignited in an underground natural gas storage area in the San Francisco Bay Area prompted the evacuation of thousands of residents, as Chevron emergency crews worked to purge gas from a pipeline and prevent an explosion

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The Latest: Fire burning in California gas storage area
October 18th, 2018  11:18 AM

A fire is burning in an underground natural gas storage area in the San Francisco Bay Area and officials are working to empty the natural gas from a nearby Chevron pipeline after thousands of residents were evacuated

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Taxi drivers in Warsaw protest unlicensed Uber drivers
October 18th, 2018  10:03 AM

Hundreds of taxi drivers have driven slowly through Poland's capital city Warsaw causing some traffic jams in protest against low earnings and competition from unlicensed companies like Uber

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Builder sues over $2 billion San Francisco transit center
October 17th, 2018  7:06 PM

The general contractor that managed construction of San Francisco's troubled $2 billion transit terminal is suing the agency in charge, alleging faulty design and mismanagement led to construction delays and costs overruns

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Trump starts leaving postal union in latest anti-China move
October 17th, 2018  3:45 PM

Trump preparing to leave international postal union treaty in latest anti-China move

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California agency, gas tax backers worked closely together
October 16th, 2018  10:01 PM

AP Exclusive: Emails show California's transportation agency coordinated with gas tax supporters as the political effort to repeal the law intensified

California agency, gas tax backers worked closely together
Shanghai airport automates check-in with facial recognition
October 16th, 2018  9:26 PM

Shanghai's Hongqiao airport is using an automated flight check-in system powered by facial recognition technology, as China pushes to integrate biometrics into daily life

Shanghai airport automates check-in with facial recognition
Egyptian president urges Russia to resume flights to resorts
October 16th, 2018  3:58 PM

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is urging Russia to resume flights to Egyptian resorts

Egyptian president urges Russia to resume flights to resorts
China wants to deepen economic ties in 16 European nations
October 16th, 2018  10:38 AM

A Chinese government minister has told officials from central and eastern Europe that China wants to boost its cooperation in the region

China wants to deepen economic ties in 16 European nations
Buckled track blamed in fiery Indiana freight derailment
October 16th, 2018  8:47 AM

Officials say a buckled stretch of track is believed to have caused a fiery freight train derailment in southwestern Indiana that belched black smoke into the sky and forced the evacuation of nearby homes

Buckled track blamed in fiery Indiana freight derailment
Correction: Gas Explosions story
October 15th, 2018  11:09 AM

Correction: Gas Explosions story

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German high-speed rail line to be closed for days after fire
October 14th, 2018  8:31 AM

Germany's national railway says the high-speed line between Frankfurt and Cologne, a major travel artery, is expected to remain closed until the end of the week after a train caught fire on Friday

German high-speed rail line to be closed for days after fire
Florida insurers to weather effects of Michael, analysts say
October 13th, 2018  10:51 PM

Florida's disjointed property insurance system that relies almost exclusively on small and midsize companies will take a multi-billion dollar loss from Hurricane Michael, but has sufficient reserves and backups that providers should be able to pay claims

Florida insurers to weather effects of Michael, analysts say
Safety group wants Hyundai and Kia to recall 2.9M vehicles
October 12th, 2018  6:37 PM

A nonprofit auto safety group is demanding that Hyundai and Kia recall 2.9 million cars and SUVs due to consumer complaints that they can catch fire

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Microsoft and Starbucks rise; Wabash National slips
October 12th, 2018  4:52 PM

Microsoft, Citigroup and Starbucks climb while Ford, Wabash National slip

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Alitalia relaunch to include Italian state ownership
October 12th, 2018  10:00 AM

Italian Deputy Premier Luigi Di Maio says that the struggling Alitalia airline will be relaunched with the state railway company as a strategic partner

Alitalia relaunch to include Italian state ownership
Safety officials want faster reporting of aviation incidents
October 11th, 2018  8:20 PM

Safety officials say faster reporting could have helped investigators understand how an Air Canada jet nearly crashed into other planes in San Francisco

Safety officials want faster reporting of aviation incidents
California train agency fined $650,000 for 2 worker deaths
October 11th, 2018  7:42 PM

Regulators fined the San Francisco Bay Area's transit agency $650,000 for safety failures that led a commuter train to strike and kill two workers inspecting track five years ago during a union strike

California train agency fined $650,000 for 2 worker deaths
Companies must pay $7M over misbranded pet food ingredients
October 11th, 2018  5:48 PM

Federal judge in St. Louis orders companies from Missouri and California to pay a combined $7 million for shipping ingredients containing poultry feathers and other misbranded items to pet food manufacturers

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