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  • *Altera rallies on Intel M&A report. U.S. homebuilder sentiment fell in May although most builders view market conditions as favorable, the National Association of Home Builders said on Monday. "It's becoming more of the collective thought that the Fed can wait, because you really don't see any blistering growth," said Kurt Brunner, a portfolio manager at...

  • *Altera rallies on Intel M&A report. "It's becoming more of the collective thought that the Fed can wait because you really don't see any blistering growth," said Kurt Brunner, a portfolio manager at Swarthmore Group in Philadelphia. Apple's shares rose 1.39 percent to $130.57 after billionaire investor Carl Icahn said the stock was "still dramatically...

  • Federal investigators say they aren't sure anything struck the windshield of an Amtrak train involved in last week's deadly derailment in Philadelphia. Federal investigators say they're months away from determining the probable cause of a deadly Amtrak train derailment last week in Philadelphia. Amtrak resumed service Monday between Philadelphia and...

  • PHILADELPHIA— Amtrak service resumes between Philadelphia and New York City for first time since derailment.

  • Amtrak liable for no more than $200 million in crash Monday, 18 May 2015 | 3:16 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— For the first time, Amtrak could face a $200 million payout to train crash victims— the limit set by Congress. An Associated Press review of past cases found that Amtrak never before has been liable for a $200 million payout for a single passenger rail incident. The train, which left Washington headed to New York, was moving at more than twice the speed...

  • PHILADELPHIA— Amtrak trains began rolling on the busy Northeast Corridor early Monday, the first time in almost a week following a deadly crash in Philadelphia, and officials vowed to have safer trains and tracks while investigators worked to determine the cause of the derailment. The first northbound train, scheduled to leave Philadelphia at 5:53 a.m., was...

  • NEW YORK— The trains that link global centers of learning, finance and power on the East Coast lumber through tunnels dug just after the Civil War, and cross century-old bridges that sometimes jam when they swing open to let tugboats pass. The railroad's importance became all the more apparent after Amtrak Train 188 derailed Tuesday as it sped around a curve in...

  • May 15- Delta Air Lines Inc said on Friday that Amtrak customers whose tickets were canceled because of Tuesday's train crash in Philadelphia can fly between New York and Boston or Washington for free on Delta's shuttle service for the next four days. The Atlanta- based airline is adding seats along the Eastern Seaboard in response to the crash by flying more...

  • Menendez said he hoped the crash would serve as a reminder to Congress of the need for infrastructure improvements. They noted that while Congress is fighting over whether to allocate $1.4 billion to Amtrak, China is spending $128 billion on its rail systems this year. Two other Democratic U.S. senators and rail safety advocates, Charles Schumer of New York and...

  • *Yum Brands up after J.P. Morgan upgrade. *Netflix jumps after report of China entry. May 15- U.S. shares ended little changed on Friday, with the S&P 500 edging up to a record high for a second straight session after a ream of weak economic data.

  • Charles Schumer launched another push to get Congress to pay for train safety technology and infrastructure improvements in the wake of the derailment. "It's also important for Congress to assess and understand the related safety and infrastructure policies currently in place in order to determine what next steps may be necessary," he said.

  • PHILADELPHIA— Transportation safety board: Amtrak engineer cooperative in interview but can't recall crash.

  • *Yum Brands up after J.P. Morgan upgrade. *Netflix jumps after report of China entry. "With the markets treading, it's really reflecting what's happening in the general economy," said Warren West, principal at Greentree Brokerage Services in Philadelphia.

  • Crumbling railways put passengers at risk Friday, 15 May 2015 | 9:38 AM ET
    Investigators and first responders work near the wreckage of Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188, from Washington to New York, that derailed yesterday May 13, 2015 in north Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    Decades of underinvestment in outmoded infrastructure have put millions of railroad passengers at risk.

  • The National Transportation Safety Board says the engineer of the Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia has told investigators he has no recollection of the trip from the time the train went through a commuter rail station about 3 miles from the curve where it crashed. The derailment of the Washington- to- New York train killed eight people.

  • Repairs continue at site of Amtrak derailment Friday, 15 May 2015 | 6:26 AM ET

    PHILADELPHIA— Amtrak is working to restore Northeast Corridor rail service between New York City and Philadelphia. Service was suspended after a train derailed in Philadelphia on Tuesday night, killing eight passengers and injuring more than 200.. However, modified service continues between Washington and Philadelphia through Monday.

  • National Transportation Safety Board member Robert Sumwalt said an assistant conductor aboard the train told investigators that she heard Amtrak engineer Brandon Bostian talking over the radio with an engineer for a regional railroad just before the crash. The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority does not yet know what caused the...

  • NEW YORK— No criminal charges will be brought against the engineer who fell asleep at the controls of a New York City commuter train in 2013, leading to a derailment that killed four people, prosecutors said Thursday. The National Transportation Safety Board concluded last year that the Metro-North Railroad engineer, William Rockefeller, nodded off because...

  • May 14- Delta Air Lines Inc's refinery Monroe Energy has stopped importing crude oil from West Africa, the airline's Chief Financial Officer Paul Jacobson said Thursday during a transportation conference that was webcast. The Philadelphia- area refinery instead takes its supply from U.S. and some Canadian sources, "dramatically" lowering its transportation...

  • Amtrak train traveling at double the speed limit   Thursday, 14 May 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Amtrak train traveling at double the speed limit

    Investigators said an Amtrak train was traveling at more than double the posted speed limit just before a fatal crash.