(Reuters) - In one of the biggest shake ups for Britain's public transport system, state-owned Network Rail will share control over Britain's rail network with private rail operators, the Telegraph reported on Friday. The move, an attempt to end delays and lower fares, will give private operators like Virgin or Southern Railways responsibility for repair and maintenance of the rail network.
RIO NEGRO, Colombia (AP) — Victims of this week's tragic air crash in the Andes were flown home Friday as Bolivia's president called for "drastic measures" against aviation officials who signed off on a flight plan that experts and even one of the charter airline's executives said should never have been attempted because of a possible fuel shortage.
HARVEY, La. (AP) — The shooting death of an ex-NFL player in a New Orleans suburb was a "road rage" incident that began on a nearby bridge, a sheriff said Friday, as he urged against a rush to judgment and defended his handling of the case.