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The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board on Wednesday reversed its controversial April decision to build an underground Metrorail station at Washington Dulles International Airport after months of political pressure from state and local officials who supported a less expensive approach.
When Virginia decided to hand over control of the Dulles Metrorail project to the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority in 2006, the intention was to create a more cost-effective, better-managed project protected by the unelected board from fickle political winds.
Authorities on Monday raised the death toll in a plane crash in northwest Iran to as many as 77 as investigators searched for clues to what caused the aircraft to attempt a disastrous emergency landing.