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Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, pictured here at a gala event in his honor in 2010, has died at the age of 76 after a battle with cancer. (Source: Paul Kane/Getty Images AsiaPac)
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Rail traffic is set to restart Wednesday in Quebec's Lac-Mégantic, five months after the derailment and explosion of a train carrying crude oil killed 47 people, spilled six million liters of oil and destroyed the town. The restart comes amidst ongoing disturbing revelations: Investigators say more, and more explosive oil spilled than was thought, clean-up crews are still fighting "a toxic villain (that) is on the move," and critics note oil companies are increasingly using rail to move their...