In December, three people were killed after a company train derailed in Washington.
USA freight rail corporations have resisted implementing Positive Train Control (PTC) on their networks, citing high costs, while politicians and industry insiders note the life-saving utility of the globally-accepted rail technology.
"It's a disgusting thing to see, to understand the force involved", the governor said after touring the scene. One auto in the middle of the Amtraktrain was snapped in half, forming a V off to one side of the tracks. "It was quite a crash".
President Donald Trump is leading a group of people across the nation who are expressing grief over the traincollision in SC that's left two people dead. Investigators and emergency preparedness officials swarmed the accident scene early Sunday.
He said he was taken to a hospital and treated for a bump on his head and whiplash and that his wife was not injured.
Lexington Medical Center said it received 27 patients, most with minor injuries.
As noted by Politico, "Sunday's crash is the third fatal Amtrak crash within six weeks and comes less than a week after a chartered train carrying GOP lawmakers hit a trash truck in Crozet, Va., killing one of the truck's occupants".
Bill Haas shoots 64 to take Phoenix Open lead
Justin Thomas , the 2017 PGA Tour Player of the Year, got off to a dream start with six birdies to open his round. The 47-year-old is seeking his 43rd PGA Tour title, and his first title since the 2013 British Open.
Man who attacked London Muslims imprisoned for over 40 years
The Daily Mail describes Osborne as a "far-right loner" who became radicalised after accessing extreme far-right material online. He said: "In my civilian life I have lived overseas 90% of the time, mostly in Middle East, Arabic countries".
The crash happened near a switchyard about 10 miles south of Columbia, South Carolina, where trains hauling cars are loaded and unloaded.
The two people killed were Amtrak employees, according to South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster.
Michael Kempf, 54, of Savannah, Georgia were the conductor and engineer, respectively, of the Amtrak train.
An NTSB spokesperson said the agency will not speculate on what caused the crash.
ROBERT SUMWALT: Key to this investigation is learning why that switch was lined that way. There were 8 crew members and approximately 139 customers on board.
January 31, 2018: An Amtrak passenger train carrying Republican members of the U.S. Congress to a retreat in West Virginia slammed into a garbage truck at a rural Virginia road crossing, killing one person on the truck.
Today, we start off the month with our Black History Month in Focus series of editorials to highlight our history. An event Thursday night was a panel discussion about the origins of Black History Month.
But the conversation quickly took a more serious turn as DeGeneres shared her fears over the current state of USA affairs. We can't lose sight of that. " Sasha actually killed in this house". "I personally feel frightened".
Arbuthnot said that on February 13 she will rule on a request to have the entire United Kingdom case against Assange dropped. Earlier this month, Ecuador granted citizenship to Assange after officials decided his living situation was unsustainable.
The weakness on Wall Street was partly due to profit taking, with traders cashing in on the recent strength of the markets. The index closed down 362.59 points at 26,076.89 in NY , with the broader S&P 500 index falling 31.10 points to 2,822.43.
LAPD Detective Meghan Aguilar said a suspect - a female student - is in custody, adding that a weapon has been recovered. A 15-year-old boy was also shot in the head, and doctors said that it doesn't appear to be life-threatening.
The complaint about misbehaviour or incapacity against a judge has to be probed under the Judges (Inquiry) Act, 1968. The CJI formed a three-member committee, comprising Chief Justices Indira Banerjee of the Madras High Court and S.K.
The lawmakers informed by the social media that the Congress was held under the slogan "Peace to the People of Syria". Representatives from various countries and global organizations were also invited as observers of the congress.
Security forces cordoned off the area and were searching for possible accomplices of the bomber, the military statement said. An officer was among those who died in the bombing, which was claimed by the Pakistani Taliban in an email to journalists.
For the fourth quarter Amazon posted a net profit of $1.8bn (£1.3bn) compared to $749m (£526m) in the same year-ago period. Amazon's overall operating income in 2017 was down 2 percent to $4.1 billion as compared to $4.2 billion year over year.
However, it is understood the will now consult staff about the report's recommendations before deciding whether to adopt them. Ahead of Tuesday's report, BBC Women submitted evidence to a parliamentary committee looking into issues of pay and equality.
Iraq Spokesman: US Reducing Troop Levels
An Associated Press reporter at the Al-Asad base in western Iraq saw troop movements reflecting the account by contractors. IS maintains a "cellular structure" of fighters who carry out attacks in Iraq aimed at disrupting local security, U.S.
4400-year-old tomb discovered in Egypt
Egypt hopes the inauguration of the new museum, along with the recent discoveries, will draw visitors back to the country. The tombs most likely belong to two notable figures from Egypt's 18th dynasty pharaohs, who ruled some 3,500 years ago.
Syrian rebels down Russian jet, kill pilot
The pilot reportedly ejected the jet after it was hit, the Russian Defense Ministry said, according to Russian media agency TASS. Russian Federation has been conducting military operations in support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad since September 2015.
Nokia 3310 4G officially announced in China
The 4G variant of the legendary Nokia 3310 was unveiled by HMD , in collaboration with China Mobile , in China today. New Nokia 3310 4G is similar to Nokia 3310 3G phone but with better performance and different operating systems .
Army files counter FIR in Shopian firing that killed 3
His remarks, however, had no impact on the PDP, which is finding itself increasingly isolated on the issue of rights abuse. He was shifted to Sher e Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences in Srinagar where he succumbed at 3 am on Wednesday.