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Employers Pressure Political Leaders on Detroit-Area Transit

U.S. News

The coalition says metropolitan Detroit lags the nation in public transit and it hurt Detroit's unsuccessful bid for Amazon's second headquarters. The employers say "voters deserve an opportunity to determine the future of the region."


One Man Killed in Japan Bullet Train Attack

U.S. News

Japan's Shinkansen trains are known for their speed and safety. But in 2015, a passenger set himself on fire on one of the trains, killing himself and another passenger -- an incident that prompted the installation of cameras in train carriages.


Black Students Wrongly Accused of Leaving Without Paying

U.S. News

The students, all incoming freshmen at Washington University, were walking to a light rail station around 12:30 a.m. July 8 when they were stopped by police and told they were suspected of leaving an IHOP restaurant without paying, even though some showed receipts.


China flood death toll rises sharply to over 300

BBC News

Another 14 people were killed after water inundated Line 5 of the city's subway system, she said. Video footage posted to social media last month from inside train carriages showed people just managing to keep their heads above water.


Seaplane That Crashed in Sydney Killing Compass Group Exec Was off Course - Investigator

U.S. News

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A seaplane that crashed in Sydney on New Year's Eve killing six people, including the chief executive of British catering company Compass Group Plc, was off course but the cause of the crash remains undetermined, Australian investigators said on Wednesday.