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Inside the world's fastest bullet train Inside the world's fastest bullet train
- September 22, 2017

The Fuxing trains were unveiled in June and are capable of top speeds of 400 kilometres per hour, state-run Xinhua news agency reported earlier. China started to run its first 350-kilometres per hour high speed train between Beijing and Tianjin in August 2008 and opened at least three more such high-speed lines nationwide in the following years. (more...)
Construction worker killed in fall at Manhattan site Construction worker killed in fall at Manhattan site
- September 22, 2017

That accident happened around 9:20 a.m. Thursday at a luxury apartment building under construction at 161 Maiden Ln.in the Financial District near the South Street Seaport. One construction worker was killed and another was injured when they fell off of an elevated boom lift at a Manhattan construction site, the Department of Buildings said Thursday. (more...)
London Bomb Suspects Fostered By British Couple London Bomb Suspects Fostered By British Couple
- September 22, 2017

At 8:20 a.m. London time, emergency services responded to a reported "explosion" at the Parsons Green underground station in the city's southwest. Local council leader Ian Harvey said the 18-year-old was an Iraqi orphan who moved to the United Kingdom when he was 15 after his parents died, the BBC reported. (more...)
Parsons Green Bomb: Police Make Sixth Arrest in Inquiry Parsons Green Bomb: Police Make Sixth Arrest in Inquiry
- September 22, 2017

September 19, 7:00 p.m., Newport, South Wales: Met Police and Gwent Police arrest a 25-year-old man. The older man's family expressed their shock after the Syrian refugee was arrested on Saturday night as he finished a shift at a fried chicken takeaway. (more...)
Chinese company's sex dolls no longer for sharing Chinese company's sex dolls no longer for sharing
- September 22, 2017

A Chinese company offering sex dolls on rent terminated services a few days after its launch after getting a rap for it from the authorities. Touch discontinued their sex doll rentals just four days after its initial launch on Apple's App Store on September 11 due to various complaints that deemed the service as a " bad influence on society ". (more...)
1 of 6 arrested over London subway bomb released 1 of 6 arrested over London subway bomb released
- September 22, 2017

A 25 year-old man was arrested at an address in Newport, South Wales at around 7pm on Tuesday, 19 September. An 18-year-old refugee from Iraq and a 21-year-old from Syria who were arrested previously remain in custody. They said that the collaboration would focus on technological solutions including A1 machine learning techniques, research and partnerships with governments and civic groups. (more...)
Trump threat to destroy N. Korea is "sound of dog barking": minister
- September 22, 2017

General Assembly on Friday, according to Yonhap news agency. Earlier reports suggested the leaders were set to announce an agreement for Seoul's acquisition or development of nuclear-powered submarines, a strategic asset that could counter North Korea's submarine-launched ballistic missiles. (more...)
California targets one of the Trump's significant campaign assurances California targets one of the Trump's significant campaign assurances
- September 22, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that he hoped the U.S. could have good relations with Russian Federation, which would be "good for world peace". According to an AP report , Timothy Patterson, a supervising California deputy attorney general, said he expected the California, Center for Biological Diversity, and Sierra Club lawsuits to be consolidated under one federal judge, possibly Gonzalo Curiel because he was assigned the earliest one. (more...)
S/Africa: Ex-AU commission chairwoman sworn in as MP S/Africa: Ex-AU commission chairwoman sworn in as MP
- September 22, 2017

As Khoza departed, Zuma's former wife, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma was sworn in as a member of parliament, cementing the belief that she is his preferred successor against challengers les by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa. Steenhuisen also sees the move as a precursor to a Cabinet reshuffle. Those members of Zuma's Cabinet who were outspoken in the run-up to the vote, and those who belong to the rebellious SACP, are certain to be in the firing line. (more...)
Ryanair offers pilots major cash to keep flying Ryanair offers pilots major cash to keep flying
- September 22, 2017

Instead, he told the meeting that the airline was planning to take back one week of its pilots' annual leave to prevent further flight cancellations, the BBC reported . He added: "I don't even know how there would be industrial action in Ryanair". "Ryanair is recruiting new pilots and will probably have to sweeten the deal to reduce pilot turnover, in particular countries where the package is less competitive". (more...)
Bloody Halloween décor prompts 911 call Bloody Halloween décor prompts 911 call
- September 22, 2017

The Green County Sherrif's Department in Tennessee warned drivers not to dial 911 if they see a mysterious "dead body" in the driveway in a home off Chuckey Pike. "Sad the world we live in now", one commenter said. Lovergine said responders even pulled the boot off of the decoration, just to be sure. However, some residents weren't so amused with the decoration, saying it went too far and it was a bad picture to "paint for young children". (more...)
China, Russia urge end to North Korea vicious cycle China, Russia urge end to North Korea vicious cycle
- September 21, 2017

In response to new sanctions - imposed after the country's sixth and most powerful nuclear test - the state has said it will now accelerate its nuclear programme. China in turn favors an global response to the problem. "Based on North Korea's demonstrated science and technological capabilities - coupled with the priority Pyongyang places on missile programs - North Korea probably is capable of producing UDMH domestically", Timothy Barrett, a spokesman for the director of national ... (more...)
Charges: 'Super drunk' Minnesota man charged in fatal crash Charges: 'Super drunk' Minnesota man charged in fatal crash
- September 22, 2017

Thomas students is scheduled from 8:30 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at the Arches, according to the University of St. Thomas website. Patel, daughter of Bharat and Devyani Patel, was a 2015 graduate of the International School of Minnesota in Eden Prairie and a junior at the University of St. (more...)
7 suspected ASG bandits arrested in Malaysia 7 suspected ASG bandits arrested in Malaysia
- September 22, 2017

The men worked as security guards for private companies in the capital, Kuala Lumpur , and the surrounding state of Selangor, Inspector-General of Police Mohamad Fuzi Harun said. "Since the start of this year, a total of 41 foreigners who have been categorised as foreign terrorist fighters have been arrested by the Special Branch's counter terrorism division" added Fuzi. (more...)
Karisma wishes baby sis Kareena on birthday with adorable childhood pic Karisma wishes baby sis Kareena on birthday with adorable childhood pic
- September 22, 2017

Actor Kareena Kapoor Khan is set to celebrate her 36th birthday on Thursday. And now on the occasion of Kareena's 37th birthday, Karan's heart-warming post will surely make her day. Kareena has reportedly decided to make one film a year to be able to spend more time with her son Taimur. It is known to all that one of the best buddies from the glam-world Karan Johar and Kareena Kapoor Khan share a special bond with each other. (more...)
Clovis Oncology, Inc. (CLVS)
- September 22, 2017

Focused Wealth holds 0.04% or 2,215 shares in its portfolio. (NYSE:TDW). Bancshares Of America De holds 0% or 13,042 shares in its portfolio. Clovis Oncology, Inc . Morgan. Leerink Swann lowered their price objective on shares of Clovis Oncology to $107.00 and set an "outperform" rating for the company in a research note on Friday, August 18th. (more...)
Baby whose mother chose giving birth over chemotherapy has died Baby whose mother chose giving birth over chemotherapy has died
- September 22, 2017

After delivering Life, Carrie was taken off of life support, with her family telling supporters on their Facebook support page Cure 4 Carrie that she is "very comfortable she is in God's hands until he calls her home". "We don't have any answers", she told the site. "My wife loves the Lord and she loves her children more than anything", Nick DeKlyen said when Life was born. (more...)
Obama Speaks on Republican Obamacare Repeal Efforts: 'It Is Aggravating' Obama Speaks on Republican Obamacare Repeal Efforts: 'It Is Aggravating'
- September 21, 2017

And all of this being done without any demonstrable economic or actuarial or plain common-sense rationale, it frustrates". Well, maybe if Obamacare weren't such a travesty, then the powers-who-be on the left wouldn't have to "mobilize" every few weeks or so to keep it intact. (more...)
Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Awards $20 Million in Environmental Grants Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Awards $20 Million in Environmental Grants
- September 22, 2017

He's made some personal sacrifices, too: After criticism that he took too many private jets-a mode of travel perceived to be at direct odds with his climate-justice advocacy-he flew commercial to the fourth annual Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation gala earlier this summer. (more...)
Senator Franken Says Latest Health Care Proposal is Worse than the GOP's Senator Franken Says Latest Health Care Proposal is Worse than the GOP's
- September 22, 2017

Republican efforts to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act are back, in a big way. But in a statement, her spokesperson, Brenna Smith, pointed favorably to the 1990s-era block grant system that replaced the existing federal welfare program, which she said is a model that works. (more...)