Following up on those slow stories from 7/24/2013 and adding a new one or two.

Guardian 8/13/2013 report Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Railway. Wikipedia has continuing coverage of the Lac-Méganticare derailment.  

On August 6, 2013, Burkhardt stated that MM&A has no further plans to carry oil by rail.[122] On August 7, 2013, the company filed for bankruptcy protection in both the Quebec Superior Court in
Montreal (under the Companies Creditors Arrangement Act) and the United States Bankruptcy Court in Bangor, Maine

On 13 August 2013, the Canadian Transportation Agency suspended the Certificate of Fitness[127] of the MMA effective August 20 because of its failure to obtain adequate insurance coverage,[128] shutting down the line.

No further updates on the 2013 Gansu province earthquake.  A strong earthquake shook the Tibet, China on August 11.  

It’s been hot in China, South Korea, and Japan.  

The City of Detroit bankruptcy has been put on fast-track.  “Shock doctrine works better if it’s swift.  

The report on the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has been delayed again.  Are the investigators incompetent or they protecting someone or something?

Nothing has yet been released by the FBI regarding its agent’s killing of Ibragim Todashev on May 22, 2013.  Todashev’s father arrived today in Orlando, FL. seeking answers.

Autopsy reports on the deaths of Michael Hastings (6/18/2013) and Barnaby Jack (7/25/2013) have yet to be released.  It took the Vancouver, BC coroner exactly three days to issue a report on the death of Cory Monteith and the Rome, Italy coroner two days to report on James Gandolfini.

Add the slow news stories you’re following.

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