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  • Rail safety effort marred by squabbling

    Rail safety effort marred by squabbling

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:45 PM EDT2014-04-23 18:45:24 GMT
    Spurred by a series of fiery train crashes, a push by government and industry to make safer tank cars used for shipping crude oil and ethanol has bogged down in squabbling and finger-pointing over whether...
    Spurred by a series of fiery train crashes, a push by government and industry to make safer tank cars used for shipping crude oil and ethanol has bogged down in squabbling and finger-pointing over whether they're...
  • NYC police head: We won't quit social media

    NYC police head: We won't quit social media

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:06 PM EDT2014-04-23 18:06:21 GMT
    The head of the New York Police Department admits he was caught off guard by the harsh response to a harmless attempt at community outreach on Twitter.
    The head of the New York Police Department admits he was caught off guard by the harsh response to a harmless attempt at community outreach on Twitter.
  • Airport security vulnerabilities not uncommon

    Airport security vulnerabilities not uncommon

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:45 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:45:08 GMT
    For all the tens of billions of dollars that the nation has spent on screening passengers and their bags, few airports made a comparable investment to secure the airplanes themselves.
    For all the tens of billions of dollars the nation has spent on screening passengers and their bags, few airports made a comparable investment to secure the airplanes.
  • InternationalMore>>

  • Amid Russian warning, Ukraine's in a security bind

    Amid Russian warning, Ukraine's in a security bind

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:45 PM EDT2014-04-23 18:45:12 GMT
    Pro-Russian gunmen in eastern Ukraine say they are holding an American journalist captive.
    Ukraine's highly publicized goal to recapture police stations and government buildings seized by pro-Russia forces in the east produced little action on the ground Wednesday but ignited foreboding words from Moscow.
  • Tunisia divided over Jews' use of Israel passports

    Tunisia divided over Jews' use of Israel passports

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:45 PM EDT2014-04-23 18:45:09 GMT
    Tunisian lawmakers say they plan to question the country's tourism chief over his decision to permit Jewish religious pilgrims to visit the country using Israeli passports.
    Tunisian lawmakers say they plan to question the country's tourism chief over his decision to permit Jewish religious pilgrims to visit the country using Israeli passports.
  • Syrian activists accuse Assad of new gas attacks

    Syrian activists accuse Assad of new gas attacks

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:45 PM EDT2014-04-23 18:45:05 GMT
    Syrian opposition activists and other witnesses tell The Associated Press that Syrian government forces have attacked rebel-held areas with poisonous chlorine gas in recent months.
    Syrian government forces have attacked rebel-held areas with poisonous chlorine gas in recent weeks and months, leaving men, women and children coughing, choking and gasping for breath, according to Associated Press...
  • EntertainmentMore>>

  • Play 'An Act of God' eyes space on Broadway

    Play 'An Act of God' eyes space on Broadway

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:24 PM EDT2014-04-23 18:24:06 GMT
    Someone pretty critic-proof is coming to Broadway: The Almighty.
    Someone pretty critic-proof is coming to Broadway: The Almighty.
  • Cardinals player gets probation for assault plea

    Cardinals player gets probation for assault plea

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:14 PM EDT2014-04-23 18:14:23 GMT
    Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday for his guilty plea to a charge that he assaulted a former girlfriend who is the mother of his daughter.
    A judge on Wednesday sentenced Arizona Cardinals inside linebacker Daryl Washington to a year of supervised probation for assaulting a former girlfriend who is the mother of his daughter.
  • Camilla's brother dies in US after head injury

    Camilla's brother dies in US after head injury

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:04 PM EDT2014-04-23 18:04:34 GMT
    Royal officials in Britain say that the brother of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, has died after sustaining a serious head injury following a fall in New York.
    Royal officials in Britain say that the brother of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, has died after sustaining a serious head injury following a fall in New York.
  • StrangeMore>>

  • Extra crispy: French fry truck burns in Maine

    Extra crispy: French fry truck burns in Maine

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:05 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:05:13 GMT
    Bring on the ketchup: A tractor-trailer carrying 40,000 pounds of french fries caught fire in a Wal-Mart parking lot in the Maine city of Waterville.
    Bring on the ketchup: A tractor-trailer carrying 40,000 pounds of french fries caught fire in a Wal-Mart parking lot in the Maine city of Waterville.
  • Former Iron Curtain still barrier for deer

    Former Iron Curtain still barrier for deer

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:54 AM EDT2014-04-23 06:54:57 GMT
    The Iron Curtain was traced by an electrified barbed-wire fence that isolated the communist world from the West.
    The Iron Curtain was traced by an electrified barbed-wire fence that isolated the communist world from the West.
  • Man seeks to hide 'murder' tattoo before trial

    Man seeks to hide 'murder' tattoo before trial

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 8:24 PM EDT2014-04-23 00:24:15 GMT
    A Kansas man charged with first-degree murder is afraid the tattooed mirror-image letters spelling out the word "murder" across his neck might prejudice a jury, so he is asking for a professional tattoo artist to...
    A Kansas man charged with first-degree murder is afraid the tattooed mirror-image letters spelling out the word "murder" across his neck might prejudice a jury, so he is asking for a professional tattoo artist to remove or...
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