Steve Rannazzisi posted an apology on his Facebook page and Twitter feed Wednesday morning, saying he was in Manhattan when the attacks on the World Trade Center happened, but he wasn't anywhere near the towers.
By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. watchdog office urged Congress on Wednesday to empower regulators to extend a Dec. 31 deadline for freight and passenger railroads to adopt new safety technology that could prevent major derailments and other deadly crashes. A new report from the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office found about two-thirds of railroads, including the largest freight carriers, will need another one to five years to implement the technology known as positive train control, or PTC. The report surfaced a week after major freight railroads stepped up pressure on Congress to extend the deadline by warning of crippling disruptions to the national rail system if the Dec. 31 target date remains in place.
Apps and services like Spotify and Amazon's recommendation engine might be eerily accurate at predicting what we'd like to listen to based on past trackless, but for most US consumers, it's radio where, more often than not, they'll get their first exposure to an artist or group. The latest Nielsen investigation into US musical tastes and listening habits finds that just 9% of Americans don't consider themselves music listeners. Three quarters of the population (75%) are listening online (up over 10% from the same point in 2014), in other words, streaming.