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Engineer in deadly 2015 Amtrak crash charged with manslaughter

According to the affidavit from Attorney General Josh Shapiro's office, the train was moving 106 miles per hour, when the speed limit was 50 miles per hour at the curve. Kline, an attorney for the Jacobs family, told the Associated Press . He had become aware, through radio traffic, that a nearby commuter train had been struck by a rock.


Senators Reject Effort To Roll Back Greenhouse Gas Emissions Rule

Senators Reject Effort To Roll Back Greenhouse Gas Emissions Rule

McCain issued a statement to explain why he voted against a procedural motion that would have brought a resolution to the Senate floor to overturn the BLM methane recapture rule . "This morning, the Senate voted against repealing the BLM's Methane Waste Rule, thereby showing they understand that reducing waste from our public lands and cleaning up our air is the right thing to do".


Local Gander Mountain not on closure list

Local Gander Mountain not on closure list

Updates about the fate of the chain's stores have been appearing regularly on Marcus Lemonis' Twitter account. Initially, Lemonis said the only Alabama locations to remain were in Florence, Opelika and Tuscaloosa but that more could be added as he negotiated new deals with landlords.



Hillary to launch resistance against Trump

Shortly after taking the lead of the investigation, Conaway asked committee Democrats to cool their criticism in public so he could get his footing. Before sending the letter, Comey said the investigation into Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of state had been completed.



White House refuses to say whether Trump taped Comey talks

The report said that Comey has told associates that Trump twice asked Comey during their conversation to pledge his loyalty to him, something the Federal Bureau of Investigation director declined to do. McCabe, 49, had served as deputy director since February 2016 with Comey, where he has largely been focused on the Russian Federation investigation as well as a probe into Clinton's use of a private email server for government business while she served as secretary of state.


AG Sessions orders more aggressive drug sentencing

AG Sessions orders more aggressive drug sentencing

The new policy is expected to lead to more federal prosecutions and an increase in the federal prison population. Mandatory minimum sentences have unfairly and disproportionately incarcerated too many minorities for too long. Holder's 2013 initiative, known as " Smart on Crime ", was aimed at encouraging shorter sentences for nonviolent drug offenders and preserving Justice Department resources for more serious and violent criminals.