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China runs word's fastest commercial bullet train at 350 kilometre per hour China runs word's fastest commercial bullet train at 350 kilometre per hour
- September 22, 2017

But, after Thursday's launch, China's government is now looking to build more bullet trains, both at home and overseas. The new limit cuts the time of the 1,318-kilometer journey between Shanghai and the capital to four hours and 28 minutes, saving passengers almost an hour. (more...)
Worker, dad of 5, dies in construction fall from 29th floor Worker, dad of 5, dies in construction fall from 29th floor
- September 22, 2017

Christina Abreu, a spokeswoman for E-J Electronic Installation, said the company was cooperating with authorities but declined to comment further. That accident happened around 9:20 a.m. Chohillo was pronounced dead at the scene. The identity of the man who died was not being released Thursday afternoon pending family notification. (more...)
UK Police release one train attack suspect UK Police release one train attack suspect
- September 22, 2017

The bomb injured 30 people when it detonated inside a crowded subway auto on Friday, Sept. 15. The bomb had been hidden in a large white bucket and it apparently failed to detonate fully during the morning rush hour but resulted in what witnesses described as a "fireball". (more...)
United Kingdom cops nab sixth suspect in connection with London train tube explosion United Kingdom cops nab sixth suspect in connection with London train tube explosion
- September 22, 2017

The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack , which it said was carried out by an affiliated unit. "But as this unfolds and as we do our investigations, we will make sure we find out how he was radicalized if we can", she said. (more...)
North Korea Mocks Trump UN Speech, Calling President 'Barking Dog'
- September 22, 2017

The move is created to tighten the economic screws on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , in hopes of halting his development of nuclear warheads and the missiles to deliver them. " The order targets only one country, and that country is North Korea", Trump said . Trump insists that military options are on the table for dealing with North Korea, but his aides have said diplomacy is the preferred outlet for containing the nuclear crisis. (more...)
Tennis stars gather in Prague for inaugural Laver Cup Tennis stars gather in Prague for inaugural Laver Cup
- September 22, 2017

In a bid to keep the pace humming, the indoor hard court matches at Prague's O2 Arena will be best-of-three sets with a 10-point tiebreak deciding the final set. - September 6, 2017 - Roger Federer of Switzerland reacts during action against Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina. Joining Federer and Nadal in the Europe team are fellow top 10 players Marin Cilic , Alexander Zverev , Dominic Thiem with former number four Tomas Berdych making up the squad. (more...)
California sues to stop construction of Trump's border wall California sues to stop construction of Trump's border wall
- September 22, 2017

Becerra said that the U.S. taxpayers side with Mexico on this one. On Wednesday, the state of California chose to file a lawsuit over the construction of the border wall that President Donald Trump is proposing between the US and Mexico. "That's why California, while only one of 50 states, has become the sixth-largest economy in the world". These include the state criminal law. "No one gets to ignore the laws". (more...)
It's Honourable Dlamini-Zuma to you! It's Honourable Dlamini-Zuma to you!
- September 21, 2017

They haven't told me anything about that. The ANC confirmed that Dlamini-Zuma would become an MP after National Executive Committee member Pule Mabe departed the National Assembly nearly two weeks ago. Dlamini-Zuma is seen as President Jacob Zuma's preferred successor in the 2019 general elections. "Those members of Zuma's cabinet who were outspoken against Zuma, and those who belong to the rebellious South African Communist Party (SACP), are certain to be fired by Zuma in the cabinet ... (more...)
Realistic Halloween display spooks people in Tennessee Realistic Halloween display spooks people in Tennessee
- September 21, 2017

Riddle said he is relieved to know the body wasn't real, and the Greene County Sheriff's Office humorously alerted the public on its Facebook page to not call 911, but instead congratulate Lovergrine on his great decorating skills. The Halloween display is getting mixed reactions. No, that's not a decapitated person.just a (very early) Halloween decoration. "I might be a buzzkill, but I just don't think this is a good idea", one woman wrote . (more...)
James Blake called to testify against police officer James Blake called to testify against police officer
- September 21, 2017

The attorney for the police watchdog group prosecuting the case against Officer James Frascatore asked Daniel Modell, a defense witness and former police lieutenant who was testifying that he believed Frascatore acted appropriately during the arrest , about whether he'd been disciplined during an NYPD ticket-fixing scandal. (more...)
Mattis: No need yet to shoot down North Korean missiles Mattis: No need yet to shoot down North Korean missiles
- September 21, 2017

However, South Korea's nuclear armament is an empty argument, rhetoric that provides temporary relief to frustration and helplessness. The Japanese prime minister, Shinzo Abe, reportedly asked the South Korean president, Moon Jae-in, to reconsider the timing of the aid package in a recent telephone call. (more...)
Charges: 'Super drunk' Minnesota man charged in fatal crash Charges: 'Super drunk' Minnesota man charged in fatal crash
- September 21, 2017

The Hennepin County Attorney charged Campbell, 21, with two counts of criminal vehicular homicide in connection with the vehicle crash Sunday morning. Police spoke with witnesses. A witness reportedly told police she was on the exit ramp from westbound I-35W when she heard the crash. A witness to the crash's immediate aftermath saw Campbell running away from the vehicle and toward a nearby McDonald's. (more...)
Abu Sayyaf terrorists arrested: IGP Abu Sayyaf terrorists arrested: IGP
- September 21, 2017

Police did not give details about the other suspects. At the home of the suspects. Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia has arrested seven Philippine men suspected of involvement in activities of the Abu Sayyaf militant group, police said on Thursday, as concern grows in Southeast Asia over the possible expansion of militant Islamist activity. (more...)
Karisma wishes baby sis Kareena on birthday with adorable childhood pic Karisma wishes baby sis Kareena on birthday with adorable childhood pic
- September 21, 2017

Kareena was snapped posing with the range of air purifiers to take forward the company's initiative to raise awareness about the air pollution and the need for air purification indoors. The 3 Idiots actress was seen wearing a white and blue printed full sleeve salwaar kameez and dupatta with camel-coloured pumps walking in style at Mumbai airport. (more...)
GOP Health Care Proposals Lack Even 'Common-Sense Rationale,' Obama Says GOP Health Care Proposals Lack Even 'Common-Sense Rationale,' Obama Says
- September 21, 2017

He said that efforts done without any "plain common sense rationale" were especially frustrating. Obama then called on ordinary citizens to "stand up, and muster the determination to try and try again" to fight on behalf of health care, despite the frustration of doing this seemingly every few weeks. (more...)
Leonardo DiCaprio Goes After Trump At Climate Conference Leonardo DiCaprio Goes After Trump At Climate Conference
- September 21, 2017

Terry Tamminen, CEO of the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation said that the round of grants are coming at a time when there is a dearth of political leadership and the climatic changes are getting worst with devastating storms and heatwaves. "We talked about how the United States has the potential to lead the world in clean energy manufacturing, and research and development", he recalled. (more...)
McConnell's leadership faces fresh test on health care bill McConnell's leadership faces fresh test on health care bill
- September 21, 2017

The latest effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act relies on a funding mechanism that is often discussed but not always understood - the block grant. GOP senators from states like West Virginia and OH - where Medicaid coverage was expanded to more people - face the prospect of supporting the loss of millions of dollars that help people afford medical coverage. (more...)
Vodafone Qatar accepts orders for iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus Vodafone Qatar accepts orders for iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus
- September 21, 2017

Price of the iPhone X will be available for $20 more in Japan than in America. With the company having pioneered the mobile fingerprint scanning revolution with its Touch ID system over the last four years, many had looked to Apple to lead the charge to in-display fingerprint scanning with this year's big new iPhone . (more...)
Trump restates support for Luther Strange ahead of Alabama election Trump restates support for Luther Strange ahead of Alabama election
- September 21, 2017

Luther Strange his comprehensive and absolute approval. U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore is bringing in the big guns to campaign for him Thursday in Montgomery, with former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin and ex-Trump adviser Sebastian Gorka set to stump for him at the Montgomery Train Depot. (more...)
N Korea says sanctions will speed up nuclear programme
- September 21, 2017

Trump in a tweet early Sunday even dubbed the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as " Rocket Man ". She added that the UN Security Council has run out of options on containing North Korea's nuclear programme - and the U.S. "In this situation, you must continue to toughen sanctions against North Korea", said the Chancellor. People watch a TV screen showing a local news program reporting about North Korea's missile launch, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea. (more...)
Tracking Jose: Wind Gusts So Far Tracking Jose: Wind Gusts So Far
- September 21, 2017

The National Weather Service has issued coastal flood warnings and advisories for the Shore, and warned of unsafe rip currents along the beaches. Cloud top temperatures around the rest of the circulation were warmer indicating weaker storms. (more...)
Dutch jobs to go as Tata Steel and ThyssenKrupp plan merger Dutch jobs to go as Tata Steel and ThyssenKrupp plan merger
- September 21, 2017

The combination is subject to execution of the final agreements and obtaining all corporate authorisations, including Board and Tata Steel shareholder approvals. "There must not be a merger at any price", she said in a statement , according to Reuters. Tata Steel , which is Britain's biggest steel producer, hit the headlines past year when it put its entire United Kingdom operations up for sale amid a deteriorating industry environment. (more...)
MKMVA On Khoza's Resignation From ANC MKMVA On Khoza's Resignation From ANC
- September 21, 2017

She says it's too hard to stay in a place where she's ridiculed for acting with a moral conscience. Khoza, who was facing disciplinary action from the KwaZulu-Natal ANC for refusing to bow to instructions to not talk out against the President, said the party she joined at the age of 12 in 1982 was a far cry from the current ANC which she said protects corruption. (more...)
South Korea not seeking collapse of North Korea South Korea not seeking collapse of North Korea
- September 21, 2017

For the first time since December 2015 assistance from South Korea will go through the UN. Moon, in his speech, praised the UN's concerted and swift action on the nuke test and called for stronger pressure on the Kim Jong-un regime to bring it back to the negotiating table. (more...)
North Korea threat set to top agenda of United Nations general assembly North Korea threat set to top agenda of United Nations general assembly
- September 21, 2017

In response to fresh sanctions - imposed after the country's sixth and most powerful nuclear test - the secretive state has said that it will now develop its nuclear programme at an increased rate. South Korea approved a plan on Thursday to send $8 million worth of humanitarian aid to North Korea, the South's Unification Ministry said, as part of an aid policy that the government says remains unaffected by geopolitical tensions with the North. (more...)
Trump says he has decided on Iranian nuclear deal Trump says he has decided on Iranian nuclear deal
- September 21, 2017

Now, it is a disaster because many , many thousands will die. North Korea's foreign minister has brushed aside the United States President Donald Trump's fiery threat to destroy his nation, comparing it to a "dog's bark" and suggesting Pyongyang would not be deterred by the rhetoric. (more...)
Little Big Town, Kacey Musgraves, Midland Announce Tour Little Big Town, Kacey Musgraves, Midland Announce Tour
- September 21, 2017

In celebration of the three acts hitting the road together on the upcoming Breakers Tour , Little Big Town , Kacey Musgraves and Midland dusted off a late-'70s classic from Electric Light Orchestra . Musgraves, meanwhile, is working on new music, and Midland are preparing to release their debut album, On the Rocks , on September 22. Midland and Kacey Musgraves will open for the group on their tour, "The Breakers Tour ". (more...)
Police identifies London Tube bombing suspect Police identifies London Tube bombing suspect
- September 21, 2017

The uk's top counter-terrorism officer, Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley, said police were gaining a "greater understanding of the preparation of the device". The location of the brief surveillance video was close to one of two properties searched by British counterterrorism officers and forensic teams on Saturday. (more...)
Mercedes to invest $1B in Alabama for electric SUVs Mercedes to invest $1B in Alabama for electric SUVs
- September 21, 2017

US sales are projected to grow fourfold from previous year to 643,000 in 2021, about 4% of the USA auto market, according to estimates by Bloomberg New Energy Finance . Daimler also plans to build a one million square-foot battery plant next to its Tuscaloosa, Ala. -based factory. The company now employs 3,700 people in Alabama. (more...)
Tax Cuts Are Tax Reform Tax Cuts Are Tax Reform
- September 21, 2017

Early reports from Capitol Hill indicate the GOP "compromise" plan will leave the top marginal tax rate at 39.6 percent - which now applies to taxable income over $418,400. Opportunities for comprehensive reform of the tax code do not present themselves often. And we are now confident that, without transitioning to a new domestic consumption-based tax system, there is a viable approach for ensuring a level playing field between American and foreign companies and workers, while protecting ... (more...)

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