Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc , which runs two casinos in Atlantic City, filed for bankruptcy protection for a third time, in another blow to the city's crumbling casino industry. Atlantic City's casinos have been losing their glitz and gambling dollars to the more than 40 new rivals that have opened in neighboring states, with gaming revenue nearly halving from its 2006 peak of $5.2 billion. Three of the 12 casinos in the city have closed this year, with one of the Trump Entertainment properties expected to close next week. Trump Entertainment, which Donald Trump founded but no longer controls, operates the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort and the Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, the second-largest U.S.
In that case, an unattended 74-car train carrying crude oil from North Dakota's Bakken oil patch became unsecured and rolled 7 miles down the tracks before derailing and exploding, killing 47 people and flattening the surrounding area. “This rule making will solidify our existing securement regulations and provide additional safeguards against the rolling of unattended freight trains," Federal Railroad Administrator Joseph Szabo said in a statement. The United States and Canada have taken multiple measures to improve rail safety since Lac-Megantic and other incidents as the U.S.