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February 8, 2018 5:29 PM Florida producer of MTV's 'Siesta Key' charged with DUI

Florida producer of MTV's 'Siesta Key' charged with DUI Authorities in Florida say the producer of MTV's "Siesta Key" has been arrested on a drunken driving charge. A Manatee County Sheriff's report says 57-year-old Gary Kompothecras sped past deputies in a Porsche at 100 mph (160 kph) on Interstate 75 early Thursday. A deputy says Kompothecras smelled 42

February 7, 2018 1:53 PM Rail industry says key safety technology not due until 2020

Rail industry says key safety technology not due until 2020 The railroad industry is playing down expectations that a safety technology that could have prevented recent deadly train crashes will be in operation across the United States by the end of the year. Indeed, freight and commuter rail officials speak as if there never was any plan to complete 57

February 6, 2018 3:30 PM Mother of slain Amtrak engineer says he was shaken by accident year earlier

Investigators are still looking into the head-on collision in South Carolina. The engineer killed in Sunday’s Amtrak crash in South Carolina was shaken by a previous accident and sought help, his relatives claim. Michael Kempf was driving a train that hit a car at a grade crossing about a year ago during his typical route in the Carolinas, his mother 66

January 25, 2018 9:51 PM Union Pacific CEO: Train Braking Technology Is Clogging the Railway

System to curb collisions or derailments sometimes ‘makes a train stop where it’s not supposed to stop’ Union Pacific Corp. says new technology meant to prevent train accidents is causing congestion on the railway. The largest U.S. railroad based on revenue is in the midst of implementing positive train control, or PTC, technology, which is designed 66

January 24, 2018 1:32 PM Fire kills 3 workers at bitumen storage facility in Iran

TEHRAN, Iran – Iranian media say a fire broke out at a bitumen storage facility in southern Iran, killing three workers. Wednesday's report by the semi-official ILNA news agency says two other workers were injured in the fire. It says the firefighters are trying to put out the blaze at the facility in the port city of Bandar Abbas. No other details were immediately 61

January 21, 2018 8:45 PM Tom Brady starts AFC Championship Game with bandaged hand

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady suffered a right hand injury Wednesday and the timing couldn't be worse. This Sunday is the AFC Championship Game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady took the field for Sunday's AFC Championship Game with a bandage on his right hand and did not appear to show any ill effects 63

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 51

January 9, 2018 2:07 PM Lithuania: a candle for pedestrians without reflectors

VILNIUS, Lithuania – Lithuanian police are handing out candles to pedestrians and cyclists who don't wear reflectors on their clothing on dark country roads — a stark reminder that they are risking their lives. The reflectors are compulsory in the Baltic nation, and those who fail to wear them already face a 140-euro ($168) fine. Without them, pedestrians 94

January 3, 2018 12:52 PM Death toll from Peru bus crash rises to 48

LIMA (Reuters) - At least 48 people were killed in Peru when a bus collided with a truck and careened off a cliff along a sharply curving highway north of the capital Lima, emergency services officials said. The accident on Tuesday took place on the Panamericana Norte highway near the area of Pasamayo on the Pacific coast. The new death toll of 48 was updated 68

January 2, 2018 9:02 PM SEE IT: Dozens of vehicles pile up, shut down highway near Buffalo

SEE IT: Massive car pileup shuts down highway near Buffalo A major pileup involving dozens of vehicles shut down a stretch of the New York State Thruway just outside of Buffalo Tuesday. Roughly 75 vehicles were piled up between the Depew and Pembroke exits. Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz said motorists were trapped in their vehicles. A witness 55