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The investigation into the Bronx train crash that killed four people Sunday will continue without the direct involvement of the rail employees union. The move came after the union’s leader told the media that the train’s engineer “basically nodded” moments before a catastrophic derailment.
Mexican authorities have issued a public alert and are conducting a wide search for the white Volkswagen truck, which had been heading to a disposal facility.
The latest ADP National Employment Report says private employers added 215,000 jobs last month, making it the strongest month for job growth since a year ago. And in October, America’s trade gap narrowed on the strength of record exports to China, Canada and Mexico.
Two U.S. banks — JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup — are on the list of institutions targeted by the EU fines. At more than $2 billion, the largest fine ever issued by the European Union in such a case came after a two-year investigation into banks’ collusion.
The sale of the famous painting of a woman and boy bowing their heads in prayer at a table in a bustling restaurant set a record for Rockwell’s art.
A closed-door session between Vice President Joe Biden and President Xi Jinping that had been scheduled for 45 minutes stretched to two hours.
The calls were made as gunman Adam Lanza entered the school on Dec. 14, killing 20 children and six staff members. “It’s still going on,” a school custodian told a dispatcher. “I keep hearing shooting. I keep hearing pops.”
The I-400, the prototype of an aircraft-carrying submarine meant to be used in stealthy airstrikes against U.S. cities, was located in August near Oahu.
Mike Tomlin says he takes full responsibility for stepping onto the field during a kickoff return by the Ravens’ Jacoby Jones.
And the study by Human Rights Watch finds that defendants who take their fate to a judge or jury face prison sentences on average 11 years longer than those who plead guilty.