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United States

Tom James

U.S. investigators seek answers from train crew in Washington derailment

Dec 20 2017

DUPONT, Wash. U.S. safety inspectors probing the deadly wreck of a passenger train that careened off a bridge onto a highway in Washington state are eager to question the engineer and a conductor-in-training who were in the cab of the locomotive, officials said on Tuesday. | Video

Speeding train derails on new route in Washington state, killing 3

Dec 19 2017

DUPONT, Wash. An Amtrak train derailed on Monday as it took a corner on a new stretch of track in Washington state at more than twice the speed limit, sending passenger cars tumbling from a bridge and killing at least three people. | Video

U.S. appeals court hears arguments on Trump travel ban

Dec 06 2017

SEATTLE/SAN FRANCISCO A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday wrestled with a bid by President Donald Trump to show that his latest travel ban targeting people from six Muslim-majority countries is legal.

Protesters rally against Islamic law in dozens of U.S. cities

Jun 11 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa./SEATTLE Protesters held rallies across the United States on Saturday to denounce sharia law, the Islamic legal and moral code that organizers say poses a threat to American freedoms, but critics believe anti-Muslim hatred is behind the condemnation. | Video

Air Canada plane makes emergency landing without injuries in Seattle

Jun 08 2017

SEATTLE An Air Canada jet made an emergency landing at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Thursday and passengers were safely evacuated, according to an airport spokesman.

Air Canada plane makes emergency landing at Seattle airport

Jun 08 2017

SEATTLE, June 8 An Air Canada jet made an emergency landing at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Thursday and passengers were safely evacuated, according to an airport spokesman.

Hawaii enacts law committing to goals of Paris climate accord

Jun 07 2017

SEATTLE Hawaii has become the first U.S. state to enact legislation to bring its environmental standards in line with the Paris climate accord, officials said on Wednesday, less than a week after President Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the global agreement.

Hawaii enacts law committing to goals of Paris climate accord

Jun 07 2017

SEATTLE Hawaii has become the first U.S. state to enact legislation to bring its environmental standards in line with the Paris climate accord, officials said on Wednesday, less than a week after President Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the global agreement.

Seattle to become latest U.S. city to tax sugary drinks

Jun 07 2017

(The June 5 story corrects "Administration" to "Association" in name of the American Beverage Association in second paragraph)

Seattle to become latest U.S. city to tax sugary drinks

Jun 06 2017

SEATTLE Seattle's City Council voted on Monday to levy a special tax on sodas and other sugary beverages sold to consumers, becoming the latest of several local government bodies across the country to take such action for the sake of public health.

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