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Inspecting the tracks ... Health insurer hacked ... Curfew lifted in Baghdad



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VALHALLA, N.Y. (AP) — Federal investigators plan today to be at the scene of Tuesday evening's train accident north of New York City, examining the tracks where the Metro-North train crashed into an SUV. The vehicle driver and five people on the train were killed. Investigators aren't sure why 49-year-old Ellen Brody continued to drive her Mercedes SUV onto the train tracks after a guardrail came down on top of her vehicle.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The nation's second-largest health insurer, Anthem, is contacting current and former customers after hackers got into its computer network and accessed personal information including Social Security numbers, incomes and street addresses. Anthem is calling it a "very sophisticated" cyberattack. Anthem recently changed its name from WellPoint. It runs Blue Cross Blue Shield plans in more than a dozen states.

PARIS (AP) — The leaders of France and Germany say they have a new peace initiative for the crisis in Ukraine. And French President Francois Hollande (frahn-SWAH' oh-LAWND') and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (AHN'-geh-lah MEHR'-kuhl) say they'll travel to Kiev and Moscow with the proposal they say is "based on the territorial integrity of Ukraine." Secretary of State John Kerry is also in Ukraine to show support for the government.

BAGHDAD (AP) — After several years, Iraq's prime minister is lifting the curfew in Baghdad. The government says the midnight to 5 a.m. curfew, first implemented in 2004, will be lifted starting Saturday. The move appears to be aimed at restoring a sense of normalcy to the capital, where residents enjoyed a vibrant night life before the 2003 U.S.-led invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein. The curfew was imposed as security deteriorated following his ouster.

PARIS (AP) — Paris is sharply restricting the filming of action movies on its streets. The city has been the stage for some of the most high-octane movie sequences, but officials now fear that actors could be mistaken for police, and chase scenes may be confused for the real thing. Many people are still on edge following last month's terror attacks on the staff of the newspaper Charlie Hebdo and a kosher market.

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