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January 15, 2018 11:09 PM Washington D.C. subway train derails, no injuries reported

(Reuters) - A Washington D.C. subway train derailed early Monday, but none of the 60 passengers aboard were injured on the transportation system which federal regulators have ordered to improve its safety record. Around 6:40 a.m. (1140 GMT), a train derailed outside Farragut North Station in downtown Washington, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit 18

January 15, 2018 5:46 PM U.S. automakers bet on diesel trucks after VW scandal

DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. automakers are unveiling new diesel pickup trucks even as diesel sales have fallen sharply since Volkswagen AG’s (VOWG_p.DE) 2015 diesel emissions scandal. General Motors Co (GM.N) said at the Detroit auto show it would offer a diesel 2019 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck and now offers diesel versions of its Equinox, Cruze 19

January 15, 2018 5:34 PM Blue Jays announce plans for extended protective netting at Rogers Centre

TORONTO -- The Blue Jays will extend the protective netting at Rogers Centre to the outfield end of each dugout this season and increase the height of netting behind home plate by approximately 10 feet, to 28 feet. The changes announced Monday are being made after several fans at stadiums at big league ballparks were injured by bats and balls last year. MLB issued 6

January 15, 2018 2:00 PM SpaceX dragon capsule returns to Earth after Space Station delivery

A SpaceX Dragon capsule departs the International Space Station on Jan. 13, 2018 to return 4,100 lbs. (1,860 kilograms) of science gear to Earth and end a monthlong delivery mission. (NASA TV) A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship left the International Space Station and returned to Earth Saturday (Jan. 13), wrapping up a nearly month-long delivery mission for NASA that also marked 16

January 15, 2018 5:20 AM UFC Fight Night results: Jeremy Stephens crushes Dooho Choi with thunderous TKO

Stephens landed one of the most vicious finishing punches imaginable Jeremy Stephens can still swing with the best of them. The veteran featherweight was a betting underdog heading into his main event fight with Dooho Choi on Sunday at UFC Fight Night St Louis. But Stephens came out firing with everything he had against the "Korean Superboy," throwing 15

January 15, 2018 2:31 AM Pope Francis heading to Chile, Peru amid scandal

When Pope Francis goes to South America this week, he will meet with indigenous tribes in Chile and visit the native people in the Amazon in Peru, a first for any pontiff. But the trip, the 22nd foreign trip during his tenure, could be overshadowed by security concerns, protests and church-related scandals. The six-day trip will take Pope Francis, who is 81 years 19

January 14, 2018 5:50 PM Turkey vows imminent assault on Kurdish enclave in Syria

Turkey's president said Sunday the country will launch a military assault on a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria "in the coming days" and urged the U.S. to support its efforts. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the operation against the Afrin enclave aims to "purge terror" from his country's southern border. Afrin is controlled by a Syrian Kurdish 19

January 13, 2018 8:59 PM Seahawks expected to hire Brian Schottenheimer as OC

The Seattle Seahawks are expected to hire Brian Schottenheimer as their next offensive coordinator, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Schottenheimer, 44, has spent the past two seasons as the Indianapolis Colts' quarterbacks coach and has twice been an offensive coordinator in the NFL. He served that role for the Jets from 2006 to 2011 and for the Rams from 2012 to 2014. Schottenheimer 18

January 13, 2018 9:00 AM James Franco, Universities Where He Taught Say No Sexual Misconduct Complaints

James Franco is facing 4 sexual misconduct complaints from some of his former acting students at Studio 4 and Playhouse West, so we decided to call around and see if anyone lodged complaints at the various schools where the actor taught, and it turns out there were none. Franco taught classes at NYU in 2011 and 2012 ... an NYU administration source tells 19

January 13, 2018 4:43 AM D-backs reach 1-year deals with 10 players to avoid arbitration

PHOENIX -- The Arizona Diamondbacks have avoided salary arbitration with third baseman Jake Lamb, center fielder A.J. Pollock, lefty starter Robbie Ray and several other players by reaching deals on one-year contracts. Arizona also agreed with left-handed reliever Andrew Chafin, right-handers Taijuan Walker and Brian Boxberger, outfielder David Peralta 18