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  • Chemical storage site burns

    Firemen send water onto flames at Marathon Cartage Co., in Santa Fe Springs.
  • 110 rescued, three dead after Philippine ferry capsizes

    MANILA Rescuers retrieved 110 survivors and three bodies from a ferry that sank in rough seas in the eastern Philippines, coast guard and local authorities said Sunday. The ferry capsized Saturday evening after being battered by huge waves off the...

    Blast at German chemical plant damages nearby buildings

    (Reuters) - A blast hit a northern Germany chemical plant in the city of Ritterhude late Tuesday and damaged several nearby buildings, police said. Officials did not evacuate nearby residential buildings after the explosion at around 1830 GMT, said...

    Blumenthal: This Is 'A Consensus Moment' For Better Rail Safety

    With derailments, near accidents and safety lapses occurring at railroads in numerous states, Sen. Richard Blumenthal predicts that senators from all regions of the country — and both political parties — will embrace his proposal for reforming...

    UK government lends hand to BP in U.S. Gulf oil spill rulings

    (Reuters) - The British government has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review appeals court rulings against BP Plc over a 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill that produced one of the largest class actions in American history. In a friend of court brief, the...