{FD} North Korea begins testing mounting anthrax onto ICBMs, report says

North Korea is beginning tests on mounting anthrax onto intercontinental ballistic missiles that would strike the U.S., a report said on Wednesday just two days after the White House’s U.S. National Security Strategy stated Kim Jong Un is pursuing chemical and biological weapons.

{FD} Dogs went through ‘drastic lifestyle’ changes before Virginia woman’s deadly mauling, certified trainer says

The pit bull dogs who mauled their Virginia owner to death went through “drastic lifestyle” changes that could have caused the socialized, indoor canines to turn on the 22-year-old woman who cared for them, a certified dog trainer told a Virginia television station.

{FD} Amtrak train derailment victims identified as transit employee, rail advocate

A transit employee and a man described as a “rail advocate” were among the three people killed on Monday when an Amtrak train in Washington state derailed during its inaugural ride on a new route, leaving more than 70 people injured as investigators search for clues on why the celebratory trip turned deadly.

{FD} College student accused of defiling roommate’s belongings isn’t charged with hate crime

A Connecticut university student accused of smearing body fluids on her roommate’s belongings in what police initially labeled a “hate crime” pleaded not guilty on Monday and won’t face additional bias charges.

{FD} Deputies watched dogs ‘eating rib cage’ of Virginia woman, 22, during mauling, sheriff says

Deputies found a Virginia woman in the woods and saw her two pit bull dogs “eating [her] rib cage,” the sheriff said on Monday about the “grisly” mauling of the 22-year-old who was found dead after taking her pets for a walk.

{FD} Deputies watched dogs ‘eating ribcage’ of Virginia woman, 22, during mauling, sheriff says

Deputies found a Virginia woman in the woods and saw her two pit bull dogs “eating [her] ribcage,” the sheriff said on Monday about the “grisly” mauling of the 22-year-old who was found dead after taking her pets for a walk.

{FD} North Korea expected to feel ‘severe’ economic difficulties from UN sanctions by March, South Korean researchers say

Kim Jong Un may seem to keep his regime afloat with missile tests and propaganda depicting happy and healthy citizens despite the tough United Nations sanctions, but by next March North Koreans will be struggling to stay alive because of “severe” economic difficulties, South Korean researchers predicted on Monday.

{FD} Amtrak train derails in Washington state onto Interstate 5; at least 3 dead

An inaugural ride on a new line meant to speed train service in Washington state turned deadly Monday after an Amtrak train carrying more than 80 people derailed outside of Tacoma — causing several train cars to tumble from a highway overpass and killing at least three people, officials said.

{FD} Local Washington mayor feared deadly accidents weeks before Amtrak derailment

An Amtrak train carrying more than 70 passengers derailed in Washington state Monday morning during its inaugural ride on a new route, leaving multiple people dead and injured — but a local mayor predicted the high-speed rail plan would end with a deadly accident.

{FD} Amtrak train derails in Washington state onto Interstate 5; at least 6 dead

An inaugural ride on a new line meant to speed train service in Washington state turned deadly Monday after an Amtrak train carrying more than 80 people derailed outside of Tacoma — causing several train cars to tumble from a highway overpass and killing at least six people, officials said.

{FD} Amtrak train derails in Washington state onto Interstate 5; ‘multiple fatalities’ reported

An inaugural ride on Amtrak’s new line meant to speed train service in Washington state turned deadly Monday after a train carrying more than 80 people derailed outside of Tacoma — causing several train cars to tumble from an overpass onto an interstate highway, officials said.