The United States department of transportation has issued an emergency order banning all Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone devices from air transportation in the United States. Individuals who own or possess a Samsung Galaxy Note7 device may not transport the device on their person, in carry-on baggage, or in checked baggage on flights to, from, or within the United States from today.
Officials in the United States have requested civilian aircraft observe a new air defence zone established over the East China Sea. However, the US has also made clear this does not mean it now accepts requirements covering territory claimed by China, Japan, Taiwan and South Korea.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today recommended $2.2 billion in funding to begin or advance construction of 29 significant rail and bus rapid transit projects in 15 states.