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Two damaged train cars are removed atop flatbed trailers from the scene of an Amtrak train crash onto Interstate 5 a day earlier as northbound traffic passes nearby Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, in DuPont, Wash. Federal investigators say they don't yet know why the train was traveling 50 mph over the speed limit when it derailed Monday, killing some people and injuring dozens. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
December 19, 2017 - 6:49 pm
DUPONT, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on an Amtrak train derailment in Washington state (all times local): 3:50 p.m. U.S. investigators say preliminary information indicates that the emergency brake on the Amtrak train that derailed in Washington state went off automatically. National Transportation...
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December 19, 2017 - 5:19 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo is asking a federal agency to stop a railroad company from mothballing unused rail cars in the Adirondack Park. The Democrat announced Tuesday that the Department of Environmental Conservation is filing a petition to the Surface Transportation Board seeking to...
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Two damaged train cars are removed atop flatbed trailers from the scene of an Amtrak train crash onto Interstate 5 a day earlier as northbound traffic passes nearby Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, in DuPont, Wash. Federal investigators say they don't yet know why the train was traveling 50 mph over the speed limit when it derailed Monday, killing some people and injuring dozens. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
December 19, 2017 - 5:11 pm
DUPONT, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on an Amtrak train derailment in Washington state (all times local): 2 p.m. Critical safety technology designed to automatically slow or stop trains that are going too fast was not working on a section of track outside of Seattle where an Amtrak train derailed,...
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BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE - This video frame shows an injured woman lying on the road next to the overturned bus she was traveling in, in Mahahual, Quintana Roo state, Mexico, Tuesday, Dec. 19 2017. At least 12 people died when the bus carrying cruise ship passengers to Mayan ruins in eastern Mexico flipped over on a highway early Tuesday, officials said. (AP Photo/Stringer)
December 19, 2017 - 4:57 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — At least 12 people died when a bus carrying cruise ship passengers to Mayan ruins in eastern Mexico flipped over on a highway early Tuesday, officials said. Seven Americans and two Swedes were among the injured, Quintana Roo state Civil Defense spokesman Vicente Martin said. He...
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BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE - This video frame shows an injured woman lying on the road next to the overturned bus she was traveling in, in Mahahual, Quintana Roo state, Mexico, Tuesday, Dec. 19 2017. At least 12 people died when the bus carrying cruise ship passengers to Mayan ruins in eastern Mexico flipped over on a highway early Tuesday, officials said. (AP Photo/Stringer)
December 19, 2017 - 4:52 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The latest on the crash of a bus carrying tourists in eastern Mexico (all times local): 3:30 p.m. An American cruise passenger visiting Mexico says a bus that flipped over on the way to Mayan ruins crashed on a dry road and he didn't see any sign that other vehicles were involved...
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A damaged Amtrak train car is lowered from an overpass at the scene of Monday's deadly train crash onto Interstate 5 Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, in DuPont, Wash. Federal investigators say they don't yet know why the Amtrak train was traveling 50 mph over the speed limit when it derailed Monday south of Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
December 19, 2017 - 3:30 pm
DUPONT, Wash. (AP) — Investigators are looking into whether the Amtrak engineer whose speeding train plunged off an overpass, killing at least three people, was distracted by the presence of an employee-in-training next to him in the locomotive, a federal official said Tuesday. The official, who...
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A damaged Amtrak train car is lowered from an overpass at the scene of Monday's deadly train crash onto Interstate 5 Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, in DuPont, Wash. Federal investigators say they don't yet know why the Amtrak train was traveling 50 mph over the speed limit when it derailed Monday south of Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
December 19, 2017 - 2:50 pm
DUPONT, Wash. (AP) — Investigators are looking into whether the Amtrak engineer whose speeding train plunged off an overpass, killing at least three people, was distracted by the presence of an employee-in-training in the locomotive, a federal official said Tuesday. The official, who was not...
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Two damaged train cars are removed atop flatbed trailers from the scene of an Amtrak train crash onto Interstate 5 a day earlier as northbound traffic passes nearby Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, in DuPont, Wash. Federal investigators say they don't yet know why the train was traveling 50 mph over the speed limit when it derailed Monday, killing some people and injuring dozens. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
December 19, 2017 - 2:31 pm
DUPONT, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on an Amtrak train derailment in Washington state (all times local): 11:30 a.m. A relative says a rail advocate is one of the three people killed in the deadly Amtrak derailment in Washington state. Rachel Topper said Tuesday that she has been notified of the death...
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December 19, 2017 - 2:13 pm
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say six children are recovering from non-threatening injuries suffered in a three-vehicle collision on a Syracuse street. Syracuse police say one of the vehicles came into contact with a second vehicle traveling in the opposite direction around 9 a.m. Monday. A...
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Lights illuminate cars from an Amtrak train that derailed above Interstate 5, Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, in DuPont, Wash. The Amtrak train making the first-ever run along a faster new route hurtled off the overpass Monday near Tacoma and spilled some of its cars onto the highway below, killing several people, authorities said. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
December 19, 2017 - 2:04 pm
DUPONT, Wash. (AP) — Investigators are looking into whether the Amtrak engineer whose speeding train plunged off an overpass, killing at least three people, was distracted by the presence of an employee-in-training in the locomotive, a federal official said Tuesday. The official, who was not...
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