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FILE - In this July 9, 2017 file photo, Amtrak workers continue ongoing infrastructure renewal work beneath Penn Station in New York. Proponents of a $13 billion project to build a new rail tunnel between New York and New Jersey seen as critical for the future of the nation's busiest rail corridor are panning President Donald Trump's infrastructure proposal. The budget released by the White House on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, envisions $1.5 trillion in infrastructure spending over the next 10 years; however, only $200 billion would be direct federal spending aimed at leveraging state and local dollars. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
February 12, 2018 - 10:52 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Proponents of a $13 billion project to build a new rail tunnel between New York and New Jersey seen as critical for the future of the nation's busiest rail corridor are panning President Donald Trump's infrastructure proposal. The budget released by the White House on Monday...
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An Israeli soldier stands on the Israeli side of the border with Gaza, near the opening of a tunnel, that Israel says was dug by the Islamic Jihad militant group, leading from Gaza into Israel, near the southern Israeli kibbutz of Kissufim, Israel, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. The Israeli army showed journalists the tunnel that was uncovered and partially destroyed in late October, 2017. (Jack Guez/Pool via AP)
January 18, 2018 - 1:13 pm
KISSUFIM, Israel (AP) — Massive earthworks and mounds of sandy soil line the Israel-Gaza border as the Israeli military forges ahead with an ambitious subterranean barrier to detect and prevent attack tunnels from reaching southern Israel from the Palestinian enclave. Israeli military officials on...
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December 29, 2017 - 10:38 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A plan to pay for an estimated $13 billion rail tunnel under the Hudson River raises serious concerns, including that it relies on a "non-existent" agreement that would have the federal government foot half the bill, an official at the nation's federal transportation agency...
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December 27, 2017 - 6:52 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say two New York City subway work trains have collided in a tunnel, injuring one person. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says the trains "bumped into each other" Wednesday morning but didn't derail. The agency says one MTA worker is being treated for non-life-...
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November 24, 2017 - 6:01 am
BEIJING (AP) — China says it is temporarily closing its main road connection with North Korea. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang on Friday said the China-North Korea Friendship Bridge across the Yalu River will be closed while North Korea repairs the approach road on its side. Geng said that "...
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrives at the Da Nang International Airport in Danang, Vietnam, Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit. (AP Photo/Na Son Nguyen)
November 10, 2017 - 12:11 am
DANANG, Vietnam (AP) — Leaders of the countries participating in a Pacific Rim trade pact abandoned by President Donald Trump have agreed to meet and are expected to endorse a basic agreement on moving ahead without the U.S. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said Friday that he was "reasonably...
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September 28, 2017 - 7:57 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Cashless tolling is starting this weekend for the last two New York City bridges with toll booths that still accept cash. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that cashless tolling will be implemented starting at 3 a.m. Saturday at the Bronx-Whitestone and Throgs Neck bridges. The...
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September 18, 2017 - 7:06 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dozens of water agencies and millions of families and farmers would be on the hook for building two giant tunnels to carry Northern California's water southward under new plans to shore up funding for Gov. Jerry Brown's $16 billion project. The proposal that expands who pays...
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September 18, 2017 - 7:06 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dozens of water agencies and millions of families and farmers would be on the hook for building two giant tunnels to carry Northern California's water southward under new plans to shore up funding for Gov. Jerry Brown's $16 billion project. The proposal that expands who pays...
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U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres holds a press conference at the U.N. Aleppo Elementary school in Beit Lahiya, Gaza Strip, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017. Gaza's Islamic Hamas rulers welcomed U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to the isolated territory Wednesday by demanding he work to lift the Israeli-Egyptian blockade of the strip and save it from a humanitarian crisis. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
August 30, 2017 - 12:03 pm
BEIT LAHIYA, Gaza Strip (AP) — The U.N. secretary-general on Wednesday urged Israel to ease its blockade of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip and called for large-scale foreign aid, saying the situation in the isolated territory is "one of the most dramatic humanitarian crises" he has seen. Speaking at a...
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