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The death of Nelson Mandela, South Africa's first black president who fought apartheid both as a prisoner of that system of white rule and later as a political leader, drew an outpouring of messages from around the globe. Here is some of the reaction:
2356 GMT: From the sporting world, football great Pele tweeted, "(Mandela) was a hero to me. Portugal's captain Cristiano Ronaldo posted a photo of Mandela at the 2010 World Cup with the English statement, "Thankful Madiba for your legacy and your example.
NEW YORK (AP) — While the city's Metro-North Railroad is already getting hit with multimillion-dollar civil claims over a deadly commuter train derailment, prosecutors will face tough choices when deciding whether to bring criminal charges against the train's engineer, who told investigators he nodded or fell into a daze at the controls.