Nov 6, 2018

Amtrak train and tractor-trailer collide in Maryland

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A tractor-trailer and an Amtrak train en route to Washington, D.C. from Chicago collided in Gaithersburg, Maryland Monday evening, leading to a diesel fuel spill and rail traffic delays, reports the Washington Post. Authorities said there were no reported injuries.

The backdrop: While details about this collision are scant, there has been a troubling string of Amtrak crashes in recent years, some of which were deadly.

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California coronavirus: Woman in new case did not recently travel overseas

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A new case of the novel coronavirus in California was announced on Friday after Gov. Gavin Newsom said Thursday that 33 people had tested positive for the virus, noting the risk to the public remains low.

What's new: An adult woman with chronic health conditions in Santa Clara County who "did not recently travel overseas" or come into contact with anyone known to be ill was confirmed to have contracted the coronavirus on Friday by CDC and California Department of Public Health officials.

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Big video game conference delayed amid coronavirus concerns

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Next month's Game Developers Conference in San Francisco became the latest tech event to be cancelled or postponed amid growing concerns over the spread of the novel coronavirus.

The big picture: A growing number of events are being scrapped, including Mobile World Congress and Facebook's F8 developer conference. Some, like the giant SXSW event in Austin, insist they are moving forward.

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