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Amtrak engineer, distracted by radio talk, lost awareness of curve

by Jason Laughlin and Jonathan Tamari

May 17, 2016

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The engineer operating Amtrak #188 likely lost "situational awareness" of where he was on his route, speeding up before a dangerous curve because he was distracted by earlier radio talk about a SEPTA train struck by rocks, federal...

Mark Zuckerberg meeting with Glenn Beck to talk about Facebook bias

by James Vincent, The Verge

May 16, 2016

Filed under National News

Facebook's chief executive Mark Zuckerberg is meeting with Glenn Beck and other leading conservatives this week to discuss allegations of political bias in the social network's Trending Topics section. In a Facebook post on Sunday, Beck said Zuckerberg's office had called him about t...

Urgent inquiry demanded after Manchester United bomb ‘fiasco’

by BBC

May 16, 2016

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An "urgent" inquiry has been demanded after a dummy bomb used in a security exercise caused a Premier League match at Old Trafford to be postponed. The game between Manchester United and Bournemouth was called off after the i...

Central American mothers, children who entered U.S. illegally to be deported

by Reuters

May 13, 2016

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U.S. immigration officials are planning a month-long series of raids in May and June to deport hundreds of Central American mothers and children found to have entered the country illegally, according to sources and an internal do...

Eight winners of $429.6M Powerball jackpot step forward

by Jeff Goldman, NJ Advance Media

May 13, 2016

Filed under National News

The identities of the lucky winners of the one of the largest lottery jackpots in U.S. history will be revealed this afternoon. New Jersey Lottery officials have announced a 3 p.m. press conference to introduce the eight people...

Trial of Baltimore officer in Freddie Gray case underway

by Justin Fenton and Kevin Rector

May 12, 2016

Filed under National News

The trial of Baltimore Police Officer Edward Nero, charged in the arrest of Freddie Gray, got under way this morning with opening statements inside a downtown courtroom. Prosecutors said Nero disregarded his police training when he chased Gray in West Baltimore on April 12, 2015, ...

Authorities: Debris discovered in South Africa, Mauritius ‘almost certainly’ from missing Malaysia plane

by Praveen Menon, Reuters

May 12, 2016

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Two pieces of debris discovered in South Africa and the Mauritian island of Rodrigues are almost certainly from the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 jetliner, Malaysia’s transport ministry said on Thursday. Flight MH370 disappeared...

Trump, Ryan tout unity in wake of meeting

by Manu Raju and Jeremy Diamond

May 12, 2016

Filed under National News

Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan concluded their highly anticipated meeting Thursday amid signals that the Republican Party will work to piece itself together after a fractious primary. "While we were honest about...

Obama’s visit raises ghosts of Hiroshima

by David Sanger, New York Times

May 10, 2016

Filed under National News

For decades, visitors to the ghostly dome in Hiroshima that stands like a sole survivor from the dropping of the atomic bomb there more than 70 years ago entered a world that mixed unspeakable tragedy with historical amnesia. ...

Austrian Chancelor resigns amid rise in right-wing populism

by Alison Smale, New York Times

May 9, 2016

Filed under National News

Austria’s chancellor resigned abruptly on Monday after nearly eight years in office, throwing his country into deeper political uncertainty after a first round of presidential elections last month in which the two governing...

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