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6 Feb, 2018 02:32

News with Ed -- February 5, 2018

South Carolina Amtrak crash kills two, injures 116
The Amtrak train crashed into a parked CSX freight hauler due to a locked track switch, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. For more on this, RT America’s Ed Schultz is joined by Steve Millies, a retired Amtrak employee.

Republicans and Democrats deadlocked on immigration reform
The White House has rejected a new bipartisan Senate bill that would grant citizenship to immigrants who have been in the United States illegally since 2013, but does not address chain migration or border wall funding. RT America’s Ed Schultz speaks with former Florida Democratic Party chair Mitch Ceasar and conservative commentator Steve Malzberg.

‘We hope US will abandon Cold War mentality’ – China, Russia react to US nuclear posture
The Trump administration’s Nuclear Posture Review will continue most Obama-era nuclear policies, but take a more aggressive approach toward Russia. This has cause some concern in Beijing and Moscow. RT America’s Manila Chan reports.