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New Jersey train crash in station kills one, injures more than 100

HOBOKEN, N.J. A commuter train plowed into a station in New Jersey at the height of Thursday's morning rush hour, killing at least one person and injuring more than 100 others as it brought down part of the roof and scattered debris over the concourse. | Video

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U.S. close to suspending Syria talks with Russia as Aleppo battle rages

WASHINGTON/BEIRUT The United States is close to suspending talks with Russia on a ceasefire in Syria, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday, as the Kremlin vowed to press on with an assault on the city of Aleppo.

Syria, World, Russia 2:33pm EDT

Tesla's Musk: No more discounts on new cars

DETROIT Electric carmaker Tesla Motors Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk told employees in an email to follow company policy of not offering discounts on new cars, responding to some investors' concerns about the practice.

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Man killed near San Diego was pointing vaping device-police

EL CAJON, Calif A Southern California police officer who shot an unarmed black man pointing a vape smoking device had been at the scene for less than two minutes when he opened fire, in a killing that set off two nights of protests, a police official said on Thursday.

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U.S. economy less sluggish in second quarter; companies investing more

WASHINGTON U.S. economic growth was less sluggish than previously thought in the second quarter as exports grew more than imports and businesses raised their investments, hopeful signs for the economic outlook.

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Banks tighten SWIFT system security after hacks

GENEVA Banks are tightening the security of their SWIFT messaging networks – used by the industry to shift trillions of dollars each day – following revelations that hackers are increasingly able to get into this system to steal money.

Tech, Cybersecurity 1:56pm EDT

U.S. teen's family decries 'senseless' shooting as police seek clues

CHARLESTON, S.C. The family of a 14-year-old South Carolina boy accused of killing his father and wounding two elementary school students and a teacher lamented his actions on Thursday but gave no clues about a motive for the shooting spree a day earlier.


Erdogan says to extend Turkey's emergency rule, rounds on rating agencies

ISTANBUL/ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan suggested on Thursday that emergency rule could be extended beyond a year and rounded on rating agencies after Moody's cut Turkey to "junk" status, helping send the lira to its weakest in almost two months.