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    FILE - In this Dec. 30, 2013 file photo, a fireball goes up at the site of an oil train derailment in Casselton, N.D. Rail cars being used to ship crude oil from North Dakota's Bakken region are an "unacceptable public risk," and even cars voluntarily upgraded by the industry may not be sufficient, a member of the National Transportation Safety Board said Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2014. The cars, known as DOT-111s, were involved in derailments of oil trains in Casselton, N.D., and Lac-Megantic, Quebec, just across the U.S. border, NTSB member Robert Sumwalt said at a House Transportation subcommittee hearing. (AP Photo/Bruce Crummy, File)



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    FILE - In this June 17, 2012, file photo, a replica of the historic ship HMS Bounty, is moored beside the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, M.D. The National Transportation Safety Board says the former captain of a replica 18th-century sailing ship that sank off North Carolina during Hurricane Sandy made a reckless decision to sail into the storm. (AP Photo/Blake Sell, File)



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    National Edition News cover for December 27, 2013 - Safety data kept hidden from airline inspectors: A member of the National Transportation Safety Board investigating the emergency landing of Southwest Airlines Flight 812 cuts away a portion of the plane's fuselage on Sunday in Yuma, Ariz. (AP Photo)


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