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Federal Officials Investigate Fiery Oil Train Derailment

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Federal and local authorities were investigating a fiery oil car train derailment north of Seattle near where two people were arrested last month and accused of attempting a terrorist attack on train tracks to disrupt plans …

Seven Ships Catch Fire at Iran’s Bushehr Port, Agency Says

At least seven ships have caught fire at Iran’s Bushehr port, the Tasnim news agency reported on Wednesday, in what appeared to be the latest in a series of fires and explosions around the country, some of which have hit …

American Airlines Mechanic Pleads Guilty to Sabotaging Jetliner

An American Airlines Group Inc. mechanic pleaded guilty to attempted destruction of an aircraft for tampering with a critical flight-monitoring device on a jet in Miami. Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani, 60, entered the plea Wednesday in federal court in Miami …

Sources Say Saudi Aramco Pursues War Cover After Attacks

Saudi Aramco is looking to buy insurance against war and terror attacks after a damaging drone and missile attack on some of its oil facilities in September, two sources told Reuters. Aramco, the world’s largest oil company, has been looking …

Nuclear Industry Push for Reduced Oversight Gaining Traction

WASHINGTON — Fewer mock commando raids to test nuclear power plants’ defenses against terrorist attacks. Fewer, smaller government inspections for plant safety issues. Less notice to the public and to state governors when problems arise. They’re part of the money-saving …

Saudi Arabia Says its Oil Tankers Among those Hit Off UAE Coast

DUBAI/LONDON — Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two of its oil tankers were among those attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates and described it as an attempt to undermine the security of crude supplies amid tensions …