July 12th, 2013
01:53 PM ET

Railway CEO responds to criticism: "People wanted to throw stones at me"

In Canada, authorities believe as many as 50 people may be dead after a train derailment.

They say some of those that died may have been "vaporized". Edward Burkhardt, CEO of Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railways Inc., spoke on Thursday, responding to the anger and criticism directed at him.

Railway chairman: People in Canadian city 'wanted to throw stones at me'

"I'd been told about it. I'd been warned about it," he said. "But it was worse than I thought. I thought people would respond to my willingness to come there. I mean, they were screaming about how I took three days to get there," Burkhardt said.

Our Anna Coren spoke to the head of the railway company and is OutFront.

Filed under: International • OuterCircle
July 12th, 2013
01:03 PM ET

Italy's answer to Olive Garden - the "Old Wild West"?

What is Italy's answer to Olive Garden?

Erin Burnett has the answer in the OutFront OutTake.

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