June 20, 2019

Review Category : People

Train derails near Nevada-Utah line; no injuries reported

Train derails near Nevada-Utah line; no injuries reportedA train carrying military munitions derailed in the high desert of northeast Nevada on Wednesday, closing an interstate for about an hour before emergency crews determined there was no danger. Cars carrying the munitions to a Nevada Army depot were not among those that derailed near the community of Wells not far from the Utah-Nevada state line, officials said. Nine flat cars, two tankers and three box cars on the 22-car train derailed at about 10 a.m., and a plume of white aluminum oxide was released, the Nevada Highway Patrol said.


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U.S. Congress-White House budget, debt limit talks sputter: congressional leaders

U.S. Congress-White House budget, debt limit talks sputter: congressional leadersNegotiations on Wednesday between the Trump administration and top officials in the U.S. Congress failed to produce a deal on overall federal spending levels for the fiscal year starting on Oct. 1 and the need to raise Washington's borrowing authority, congressional leaders said. "We did not reach an agreement," said House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer in a statement.


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U.S. Congress-White House budget, debt limit talks sputter: congressional leaders

U.S. Congress-White House budget, debt limit talks sputter: congressional leadersNegotiations on Wednesday between the Trump administration and top officials in the U.S. Congress failed to produce a deal on overall federal spending levels for the fiscal year starting on Oct. 1 and the need to raise Washington's borrowing authority, congressional leaders said. "We did not reach an agreement," said House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer in a statement.


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