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Amid Dispute, Suez Canal Blames Ship’s Grounding on Speed, Rudder

ISMAILIA, Egypt — The container ship that got stuck in the Suez Canal in March was struggling to steer because of its high speed and the size of its rudder, and could have chosen not to enter the waterway in …

Troopers: Montana Man Clocked at 134 MPH Gets DUI

Montana man faces a felony charge of driving under the influence after authorities say a state trooper clocked him driving 134 mph in a 50 mph zone. The Billings Gazette reports 32-year-old Shaun Kachina Bell of Billings made an initial …

Chinese Left Guessing Over High Speed Rail Crash

The investigation into a bullet train crash in China last summer that killed 40 people has come and gone with no public report on what led to the disaster. The secrecy surrounding the probe, which ended in September, is typical …

Shanghai Subway Trains Crash; Hundreds Injured

A Shanghai subway train crashed into a stopped train during a signal failure Tuesday, injuring more than 270 people in the latest trouble for the newly expanded transportation system in China’s commercial center. The signal failure meant trains on Line …

China Orders More Gov’t Openness After Train Crash

Chinese leaders on Wednesday called for more openness in government after a high-speed train crash triggered widespread public anger at authorities over the lack of transparency in handling the accident. Chinese state media published a circular from the Cabinet calling …