Rail accidents

April 03, 2017 - 8:49 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — At least 10 people were killed Monday in an explosion on the subway in St. Petersburg, Russian news agencies reported. President Vladimir Putin, who was visiting the city on an unrelated trip Monday, said investigators were looking into whether the explosion was a...
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March 24, 2017 - 3:13 pm
CONGRESS-HEALTH OVERHAUL White House no longer confident WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is no longer expressing confidence that the upcoming House vote on health care will be successful. Instead, spokesman Sean Spicer says President Donald Trump is confident that the White House has done "every...
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March 16, 2017 - 7:24 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police in Charlotte say a woman was killed after the car she was driving collided with a light-rail train. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said in a statement that 26-year-old Ashley Yvonne Riveron was driving her 2001 Ford Explorer Thursday when she failed to stop for the...
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March 16, 2017 - 3:48 am
TRUMP-BUDGET Trump budget slashes agency money to boost defense spending WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is unveiling a $1.15 trillion budget, a far-reaching overhaul of federal government spending that slashes a dozen Cabinet departments to finance a significant increase in the military...
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March 14, 2017 - 7:56 pm
TRUMP-WIRETAP Spicer says Trump confident on wiretap evidence WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump is "extremely confident" that the Justice Department will produce evidence backing up his claim that his predecessor wiretapped his New York skyscraper during the election...
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March 12, 2017 - 9:09 am
SEVERE WEATHER Storm to hit Northeast; blizzard watch for NYC, Boston NEW YORK (AP) — Winter isn't finished with the Northeast yet. A powerful storm with high winds and up to a foot of snow is expected to hit the region next week. The National Weather Service said Saturday there's a blizzard watch...
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March 11, 2017 - 4:25 pm
FEDERAL PROSECUTORS-RESIGNATIONS US attorney Bharara says he was fired after not resigning NEW YORK (AP) — An outspoken Manhattan federal prosecutor known for crusading against public corruption says he was fired after refusing to resign. Preet Bharara (buh-RAH'-ruh) made the announcement on his...
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March 08, 2017 - 6:50 pm
CONGRESS-HEALTH-OVERHAUL House panel refuses to delay GOP health bill WASHINGTON (AP) — In the day's first vote on Republican health care legislation, GOP lawmakers controlling the House Ways and Means Committee have blocked a Democratic attempt to delay the panel's work for a week. Texas...
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A freight train smashed into a charter bus in Biloxi, Mississippi, on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, pushing the bus 300 feet down the tracks authorities said. Authorities worked for more than an hour to remove passengers, Biloxi Fire Chief Joe Boney said, taking the injured people to area hospitals and cutting through the bus’s mangled body to extract the final two people. (AP Photo/Kevin McGill)
March 07, 2017 - 8:44 pm
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — A freight train smashed into a charter bus in a coastal Mississippi city on Tuesday, pushing the bus 300 feet down the tracks and leaving at least four people dead, authorities said. Rescuers spent more than an hour removing passengers, cutting through the bus's heavily damaged...
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March 07, 2017 - 6:56 pm
BUS-TRAIN CRASH-MISSISSIPPI Deaths toll increases to 4 in train-bus crash BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — A fourth person has died after a freight train hit a tour bus in Biloxi, Mississippi. Fire Chief Joe Boney says three people died before they could be taken to hospitals, while a fourth person died after...
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