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December 19, 2017 7:55 AM Derailed Amtrak train was travelling 80 km/h over speed limit: NTSB

Data recorders found the train was going 128 km/h in 48 km/h zone The National Transportation Safety Board says an Amtrak train that crashed Monday morning in Washington state was going 80 km/h above the speed limit. The crash killed at least three people and injured more than 70 people. At a news conference, officials said the train was travelling 128 km/h in a 48 km/h zone. The train 41

December 19, 2017 3:19 AM Route of Amtrak derailment subject of community concern

Opponents said higher-speed trains endangered pedestrians and motorists A community along the new rail line where an Amtrak train derailed Monday in a deadly crash had tried to stop the project on grounds higher-speed passenger trains would endanger pedestrians and motorists. The city of Lakewood, Wash., several kilometres north of the crash site, went to court 19

December 15, 2017 4:45 PM Ontario offering businesses electric, low-carbon vehicle rebates of up to $75,000

Ontario is offering businesses rebates of up to $75,000 for buying electric and other low-carbon vehicles. Businesses that have purchased or will purchase eligible vehicles — including electric and natural trucks — after Sept. 1 can qualify for a range of rebates starting next year. Companies will be able to get rebates on 50 per cent of the difference 22

December 14, 2017 6:35 PM Four people killed in helicopter crash north of Kingston, Ont

OPP say the crash happened at about noon in Addington Highlands. A spokesperson for the Transportation Safety Board said the chopper was a 1999 AS350 B2. The single-engine helicopters are often used for corporate purposes. ADDINGTON HIGHLANDS, ONT.—Four people have been killed in a helicopter crash today north of Kingston, Ont., according to Ontario 13

December 13, 2017 5:34 AM Suicide bomb suspect in New York City faces court hearing

NEW YORK - A Bangladeshi immigrant is expected to appear before a federal magistrate to face terrorism charges accusing him of setting off an explosive strapped to his body in a New York City transportation hub. Akayed Ullah remains hospitalized with burns from a pipe bomb that failed to fully detonate. Authorities are determining whether his initial 15

December 11, 2017 3:40 PM Snow in the GTA expected to cause traffic headaches during Monday afternoon rush hour

Southern Ontario’s first dose of snowfall is expected to cause some headaches for afternoon commuters Monday. Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for every district in southern Ontario except for Algonquin and Renfrew-Pembroke-Barry’s Bay. Environment Canada says the snow is expected to begin late Monday afternoon with five to 10 centimetres 17

November 29, 2017 9:29 PM Potential bus driver strike could hit Toronto schools

Twenty-eight schools at both the Toronto District School Board and Toronto Catholic District School Board could be without bus service Thursday morning. A potential strike by school bus drivers in the Greater Toronto Area could affect tens of thousands of students across the region, and leave riders at 28 Toronto schools without transportation on Thursday 14

November 29, 2017 6:37 PM Microsoft plans to rebuild its headquarters

SEATTLE -- Microsoft is overhauling its longtime headquarters with an 18-building construction project that will make room for another 8,000 workers. The announcement came ahead of the company's annual shareholders meeting Wednesday. Microsoft's decision to expand on the footprint of its campus in Redmond, Washington, its home since 1986, is in contrast 13

November 28, 2017 4:47 AM Small plane crash near Brampton sends four people to hospital

BRAMPTON, Ont. - Four people were taken to hospital after a small aircraft crashed in Brampton on Monday. Police say the pilot was trying to land at the Brampton Flight Centre shortly after 5 p.m. One of the four people on board suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries while the other three were taken to hospital as a precaution. The Transportation 18

November 21, 2017 1:30 AM Investigators release details from Halladay plane's data recorder

A preliminary report on the former Blue Jay's fatal crash placed no blame for the wreck. The plane itself was equipped with a parachute, but it was not deployed. FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA.—Retired star pitcher Roy Halladay sped his small sports plane low over the Gulf of Mexico minutes before his fatal crash two weeks ago, climbing sharply in the final seconds 16