“It looks like this recession is finally over,” declared Scott Davis, CEO of UPS, earlier this month while announcing 2009 earnings that were better than expected for the world’s largest package carrier.
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Bay Bridge ready for Friday commute?
Chances have increased slightly that the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge will reopen in time for the Friday morning commute, transportation officials said Thursday evening. The 73-year-old bridge spans the San Francisco Bay and carries an average of 280,000 vehicles daily, according to the state transportation department
Former ‘enemy combatant’ sentenced in Illinois
A former “enemy combatant” who was held in a South Carolina Naval brig for six years with no charges was sentenced Thursday to eight years and four months in prison, a Justice Department spokesman said. The 73-year-old bridge spans the San Francisco Bay and carries an average of 280,000 vehicles daily, according to the state transportation department
Engineers: Bay Bridge woes show need for critical action
Feds to question attendants of wayward jet
Airliner overshoots airport; controllers feared hijacking
A Northwest Airlines flight from San Diego, California, to Minneapolis, Minnesota, overshot the Minneapolis airport by about 150 miles Wednesday evening, and federal investigators are looking into whether the pilots had become distracted, as they claimed, or perhaps fallen asleep. Air traffic controllers lost radio communication with the Airbus A320, carrying 147 passengers and an unknown number of crew, when it was flying at 37,000 feet, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.
FAA probes plane’s landing on Atlanta airport’s taxiway
The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating how an international flight into Atlanta’s major airport landed on a taxiway instead of a runway early Monday. FAA spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen said Delta Flight 60, from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, was cleared to land about 6:05 a.m.
Friend of suspected terrorist says life put ‘on hold’
The friend of a man accused of conspiring to use weapons of mass destruction in the United States said Saturday he had put his life “on hold” because of the investigation. Naiz Khan said he has been under round-the-clock surveillance by authorities ever since Najibullah Zazi was charged with conspiracy