Obama's 'thoughts and prayers' with NYC train victims

President Barack Obama says his thoughts and prayers are with the friends and families of the victims of New York City commuter train derailment.

The White House said the President will continue to stay in touch with New York officials throughout the day.

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Derailed US train at three times the speed limit

A New York commuter train that derailed on Sunday, killing four people, was travelling at nearly three times faster than the speed limit, officials said.