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January 11, 2019 10:57 PM Amtrak works to modernize, speed up trains in busiest U.S. rail corridor

ABOARD AMTRAK TRAIN 182 (Reuters) - Amtrak is gearing up to introduce new high-speed Acela trains as it plans to spend billions of dollars in upgrades on the busiest U.S. rail corridor. The national U.S. passenger railroad on Friday gave reporters a tour by train of the busy northeast corridor from Washington to New York, showing off places where the rail system 126

December 21, 2018 4:28 PM Ford recalling 410,289 F-Series trucks to fix engine heater flaw

Ford is recalling 410,289 F-Series trucks in the U.S. equipped with engine block heaters due to a fire risk. An additional 463,793 trucks in Canada are also being recalled. According to the notice submitted to NHTSA, water and contaminants can corrode and damage the heater cable’s splice connector and cause a short. Ford says it is only a danger when the truck 104

December 13, 2018 4:57 PM Cash spill on New Jersey highway leads to multiple crashes, chaos during morning commute

Raw video: Armored truck spills cash onto highway in East Rutherford, New Jersey leading to drivers to leave their vehicles to gather the money, multiple accidents. Thursday morning might mark the first time a New Jersey commuter preferred to be in a "cash lane." The East Rutherford Police Department said an armored truck spilled cash along the westbound 82

November 10, 2018 4:15 PM Van Carrying Migrants Crashes, Killing a Child and Injuring 27 in Greece

(THESSALONIKI, Greece) — Greek police say that a 4-year-old Iraqi boy has been killed and 27 others injured when a van carrying migrants struck a truck while fleeing police in northern Greece. Police said Saturday that the two traffickers, including the 24-year-old Iraqi driver, were among the injured. The van, with Bulgarian license plates, failed to stop at a police 80

November 10, 2018 2:18 AM Two Chinese coal executives fired after accident kills 21

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Two Chinese coal mining executives have been sacked after an underground accident killed 21 people, Xinhua news agency said. Twenty-two miners were trapped in a tunnel in eastern Shandong province last month. Only one survived. Shandong Energy Longkou Mining Group sacked the president of Longyun Coal Mining and its vice president 55

November 9, 2018 5:03 PM California wildfire advances on Malibu, one of three large blazes

PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) - Three wind-whipped wildfires burned in California on Friday morning, including one that spurred the evacuation of 75,000 homes near a city that was still reeling from a mass shooting. Voluntary evacuations of 75,000 homes were called for because of the Woolsey Fire that affected parts of Thousand Oaks in Ventura County northwest 78

November 8, 2018 9:25 PM U.S. ambassador expects 'frank' exchanges in China dialogue on Friday

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. ambassador to China said that a “frank” exchange of views could be expected in top-level diplomatic and security talks with China on Friday, including on issues such as human rights and the South China Sea. Terry Branstad told reporters the United States would seek progress on priority issues, including North Korea, and that there 52

October 21, 2018 3:06 AM Utah officials: DUI suspected in head-on crash, 6 dead

This Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 photo provided by the Utah Highway Patrol shows the scene of a head-on collision of a dump truck and a pickup on a state highway near Heber, Utah. State troopers say the dump truck crossed a highway median and collided with the pickup truck traveling in the opposite direction, killing all six men in the pickup in an accident 86

September 28, 2018 1:15 PM Honda Accord, Insight recalled for software problem

Honda is recalling about 232,000 2018 Accord vehicles and 2019 Insight hybrid cars in the U.S. for malfunctioning software for the rear camera display. There have been no reports of accidents or injuries related to the problem, Honda Motor Co. spokeswoman Tomoko Takemori said Friday. The Tokyo-based automaker said that apart from the U.S. recall, Honda 87

September 21, 2018 1:10 PM Alcohol abuse kills 3 million a year, most of them men: WHO

(Reuters) - More than 3 million people died in 2016 due to drinking too much alcohol, meaning one in 20 deaths worldwide was linked to harmful drinking, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday. More than three quarters of these deaths were among men, the U.N. health agency said. And despite evidence of the health risks it carries, global consumption 84