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Greek banks reopen: Cash limits remain, taxes soar

...6.5 billion owed to the International Monetary Fund and the European Central Bank. Non-payment of either would have derailed Greece's latest bailout request.But for most Greeks, already buffeted by six years of recession, Monday was all about...
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Prosecutors would face high bar in filing Amtrak charges

PHILADELPHIA - The Amtrak engineer at the controls of a train that derailed in Philadelphia, killing eight people, remains the focus of an inquiry by federal transportation safety investigators. But a...
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Derailed train spills jet fuel

ANCHORAGE - An Alaska Railroad train derailed early Wednesday north of Talkeetna, spilling about 120,000...derailment in the area in as many months. On Oct. 31, a train derailed 41 miles north of Talkeetna, spilling at least 9,000 gallons...
Train derails in Skagway

A White Pass & Yukon Route railroad train reportedly derailed near Skagway late Wednesday afternoon, but no one is believed to be seriously injured, according to authorities.Skagway Police...
State, plaintiffs prepare ballot-lawsuit arguments

ANCHORAGE - The Alaska gubernatorial election could be derailed and thousands of voters disenfranchised if a lawsuit challenging the merged campaigns of two candidates is successful, state lawyers...
Senate blocks GOP bill to halt Planned Parenthood fed funds

...stakes - a potential government shutdown that could echo into next year's presidential and congressional elections.The derailed legislation was the Republican response to videos, recorded secretly by anti-abortion activists, showing Planned Parenthood...
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South getting first big wind farm soon

...protecting the region's birds and bats.The danger of wind turbines to birds like rare golden eagles and bats has plagued or derailed major projects in the West. Avian research is now factored into decisions on where to put wind farms, and can make or break...
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Eight years later, gun shop trial to begin

...was stolen or sold.When the case became active again, another trial date was scheduled for February of this year. That derailed on the eve of trial when attorneys for the plaintiffs found out that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms had revoked...
Stenson, Johnson share US Open lead; Tiger shoots 80

...grounding his club without realizing he was in a bunker at Whistling Straits. And his challenge at the British Open in 2011 was derailed by a 2-iron that went out-of-bounds on the 14th hole.But coming off a six-month break to get his life in order...
Second freight train derails within 24 hours

...Burlington Northern Santa Fe train hauling coal in Wyoming has derailed, marking the second time within 24 hours that trains belonging...Saturday afternoon, 13 freight cars on the Montana Hi-Line derailed 57 miles east of Glasgow. Melonas says the car remained intact...


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