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NJ train crash: The life-saving technology that wasn't installed

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:48:57 GMT

The deadly crash of a New Jersey Transit train that plowed into a terminal at rush-hour Thursday morning underscores the need for a critical speed-control system on America's railways, according to industry experts.(image)


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Train event recorder recovered

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:30:03 GMT

It happened without warning, without time for passengers to realize they were barreling headlong into a deadly tragedy, without time for commuters standing on the station platform to flee.(image)


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Photos: Train plows into Hoboken station

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:06:48 GMT

A section of roof lies on the platform after a New Jersey Transit train crashed at the Hoboken station on Thursday, September 29. One person was reported dead, and dozens of others were injured.(image)


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A timeline of the crash

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 02:24:48 GMT

In a matter of seconds, a normal Thursday morning in one of New York City's busiest transportation hubs devolved into chaos and destruction when a commuter train barreled through a passenger concourse. The crash injured scores, killed at least one and severely damaged the iconic structure.(image)


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Passengers: 'It just didn't stop'

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 02:20:47 GMT

One person was killed and more than 100 passengers were injured when a New Jersey Transit train crashed Thursday at the Hoboken station, forcing some victims to rescue themselves while others were trapped inside train cars.(image)


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Dramatic video captures destruction after train crash

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:11:12 GMT

A New Jersey Transit train crashed into a platform in Hoboken Thursday morning, leaving multiple people injured.(image)


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US: Wells Fargo illegally repossessed service members' cars

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:30:31 GMT

The Justice Department said the illegal repossessions took place from 2008 to 2015. The first complaint came from an Army National Guardsman in North Carolina who said the bank seized his car while he was preparing to deploy to Afghanistan.(image)


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2 US sisters found dead at resort

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 17:12:59 GMT

Two American sisters were found dead without any signs of injuries while vacationing in the island nation of Seychelles this month, local police said.(image)


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Mayor urged to quit after racist posts

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 01:30:45 GMT

The mayor a small Pennsylvania borough is being pushed to resign by other municipal officials following racist Facebook pictures West York Mayor Charles Wasko apparently posted over the summer, including ones aimed at the first family.(image)


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6-year-old shooting victim fighting for his life

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:41:03 GMT

A child shot at a school playground in South Carolina this week is in critical condition and fighting for his life, relatives said.(image)


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Ohio man could be linked to slayings of 5 women

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:16:18 GMT

A homeless Ohio man who was charged with two murders last week could now be linked to the slayings of up to five different women.(image)


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Official: US to sharpen military edge in Asia

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 04:26:08 GMT

The US will "sharpen our military edge" in the face of Chinese territorial expansionism and other regional threats as it embarks on the next phase of its pivot to Asia, the US defense secretary said Thursday,(image)


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How a former tattoo parlor is helping fight ISIS

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:09:18 GMT

In a historic building where Teddy Roosevelt and Winston Churchill once laid their heads and where, more recently, tattoo artists plied their trade, US Special Operations Command has now set up shop, hoping to find the next big thing in battlefield gadgetry.(image)


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A vote 103 years in the making

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:06:13 GMT

At age 103, Ruline Steininger feels that she has little time to waste.(image)


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What a real 'Fault in our Stars' couple taught us

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 17:35:07 GMT

They became known as "the real 'Fault in Our Stars' couple" and soon became nearly as famous as the couple in the novel and movie.(image)


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Video released shows officers shooting 6-year-old

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 01:34:41 GMT

A Louisiana judge released body cam video Wednesday showing officers firing multiple rounds into a car, unknowingly striking and killing a 6-year-old boy.(image)


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Alleged rape victim: I was treated like a suspect

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:45:07 GMT

A linebacker at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is expected to be arraigned Thursday on two misdemeanor sexual battery and assault charges.(image)


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Lawsuit: Trump wanted unattractive female employees fired

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:47:51 GMT

Donald Trump wanted to fire female employees he considered unattractive and replace them with better-looking women at a golf resort he owned, according to court documents from a 2012 lawsuit.(image)


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The men in Trump's boys club

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 16:07:26 GMT

Here's a look at the Trump boys' club and its unsettling record.(image)


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Why is Gary Johnson still running?

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 01:42:44 GMT

Gary Johnson is the new punching bag of the 2016 campaign.(image)


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Clinton camp courts millennials

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:02:50 GMT

Walk through campus at East Carolina State University in Greenville, North Carolina, and ask students whom they plan to vote for, and Hillary Clinton's struggle to win millennial voters is immediately clear.(image)


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Lady Gaga playing the Super Bowl

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 01:11:42 GMT

Little Monsters, rejoice: Lady Gaga is headed to the Super Bowl.(image)


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Teen wins sexual assault case against Chipotle

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:29:54 GMT

The victim was 16 when she started working at Chipotle (CMG) in late 2013 to earn extra money. Within weeks, she says her 26-year-old assistant manager started touching her breasts. He pretended it was an accident at first.(image)


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Lawmakers: Wells Fargo is a 'criminal enterprise'

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:59:15 GMT

Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf, seeking to rebound from a disastrous appearance before the Senate, is once again attempting to quiet the outrage in Congress over his bank's creation of fake accounts.(image)


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