Three killed, more than 100 hurt in New Jersey train crash: media, officials
Three people were killed and more than 100 people were injured, some of them critically, when a New Jersey Transit train derailed and crashed through the station in Hoboken, New Jersey during the morning rush hour on Thursday, U.S. media and a transit official said. There were well over 100 people with injuries, many of them with critical injuries, New Jersey Transit spokeswoman Jennifer Nelson told reporters. ABC News said on its website that New Jersey Transit was reporting many passengers were trapped.
Train crashes into New Jersey station; 1 dead, 100-plus hurt
HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) ? A commuter train plowed into the bustling Hoboken rail station during the morning rush hour Thursday, killing at least one person and injuring more than 100 others, some critically, in a tangle of broken concrete, twisted metal and dangling cables, authorities said.
Wells Fargo CEO faces lawmakers, apologizes again
Wells Fargo's CEO, newly stripped of tens of millions in compensation in a scandal over sales practices, told angry lawmakers Thursday the bank is expanding its review of accounts and will evaluate executives' ...
Deal signed for Britain's Hinkley Point nuclear power station
London (AFP) - The contract for a French-Chinese consortium to build Britain's first nuclear power plant in a generation was signed on Thursday, officials said after a string of controversies threatened to scupper the huge deal.
Man rescued at sea says suspicions compound grief over mom
BOSTON (AP) ? A man who was rescued from a life raft after seven days on the Atlantic Ocean said suspicions about his account of the sinking of his boat are compounding his grief over the apparent drowning of his mother.
The Latest: Lawmaker says 1 person killed in train crashHOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) ? The Latest on the commuter train that crashed into a station in New Jersey (all times local):
Imam: Pulse shooter prayed at mosque 4 days before attackKISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) ? An imam has released video footage of Orlando nightclub shooter Omar Mateen praying in a central Florida mosque four days before the attack that killed 49 people and injured 53 others on June 12.
Administration touts paid sick leave for govt contractorsWASHINGTON (AP) ? The Obama administration is highlighting new steps to help average working people, including paid sick leave for some.
Redstone push is on to reunite CBS and Viacom
Media mogul Sumner Redstone's firm is calling for CBS and Viacom to combine again, more than a decade after they went their separate ways. National Amusements, which owns most of the voting shares of the ...
U.S. teen's family decries 'senseless' shooting as police seek clues
By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - The family of a 14-year-old South Carolina boy accused of killing his father and wounding two elementary school students and a teacher lamented his actions on Thursday but gave no clues about a motive for the shooting spree a day earlier. The teenager, who was in custody and whose name has not been released, fatally shot his father, Jeffrey DeWitt Osborne, 47, on Wednesday afternoon in rural Townville, about 100 miles (160 km) northeast of Atlanta, police said. "Our entire family is absolutely shocked and saddened by the senseless actions of our son and grandson," the Osborne family said in a statement provided to The Greenville News.