An Amtrak train derailed in Washington state on its first run on a faster route from Seattle to Portland, sending passenger cars tumbling from a bridge onto a major highway, killing a number of riders and injuring nearly 100.
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Boeing-Bombardier trade dispute heats up at U.S. hearing
Boeing Co and Bombardier Inc went head to head on Monday over the U.S. planemaker's claim that its Canadian rival used billions of dollars in illegal government subsidies to dump its newest jetliner in the United States at below cost.
Trump strategy document says Russia meddles in domestic affairs worldwide
U.S. President Donald Trump's administration said on Monday that Russia interferes in the domestic political affairs of countries globally, but stopped short of accusing Moscow of meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.
U.S. taxpayers rush to claim deductions under threat from tax bill
Financial advisers and accountants are working overtime as many U.S. taxpayers scramble to pay the rest of their 2017 taxes before Jan. 1 when the proposed Republican tax overhaul would sharply cut the amount they can deduct on federal tax bills.
Tax plan optimism propels Wall Street to record highs
Wall Street hit record closing highs on Monday as optimism increased about the likelihood of lower corporate tax rates as the Republican tax bill moved closer to passage.
Hershey, Campbell bet nearly $6 billion on healthy snacks makers
Campbell Soup Co and Hershey Co on Monday unveiled deals totaling nearly $6 billion to buy healthy packaged snacks makers, the latest example of big U.S. food companies trying to cater to an increasing American preference for healthy foods.
Blackout hits parts of Venezuelan capital Caracas
A blackout hit parts of the Venezuelan capital Caracas as well as the nearby states of Miranda and Vargas during the afternoon on Monday, in what critics said was another sign of the oil-rich nation's economic meltdown.
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Oil-focused construction and engineering firms McDermott International Inc and Chicago Bridge and Iron NV (CB&I) said they would combine to create a new company that would offer a range of services from engineering to procurement.