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Breaking News Headlines: Analysis: Quebec Rail Disaster Shines Critical Light on Oil-by-rail Boom

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The deadly train derailment in Quebec this weekend is set to bring intense scrutiny to the dramatic growth in North America of shipping crude oil by rail, a century-old practice unexpectedly revived by the surge in shale oil production. A federal safety official said Sunday the cockpit voice recorder from Asiana Flight 214 showed the jetliner received a warning that it could stall because it was flying too slowly and tried to increase its speed before it crashed. Teresa Heinz Kerry, wife of Secretary of State John Kerry, is in critical but stable condition after being taken by ambulance from the couple's Nantucket, Mass.

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