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Vacuum maker Dyson to build an electric vehicle

Vacuum maker Dyson to build an electric vehicle Sir James Dyson , British inventor, industrial designer and founder of the Dyson company. The company already has a team of 400 engineers working on the auto design which is planned for launch in 2020 and will probably go on sale a year or so after that. [Full Article...]

4.7mn North Koreans volunteer to join Army

Call it what you like but every dictator needed that military weight supported by the matching propaganda machine which we are witnessing daily as they goad each other in childish taunts. His comments come after the USA sent bomber jets to South Korea over the weekend as tensions between the USA and North Korea continue to worsen. Ri was reacting to Trump's Twitter comments that Kim and Ri "wo... [Full Article...]

Toddler shot 2 other kids at MI day care

Toddler shot 2 other kids at MI day care One of the children was shot in the shoulder. Investigators believe a toddler accessed a handgun in the home and the weapon discharged, police said. Police are interviewing two people, Mrs Eubanks and her husband Tim, who relatives say was a hunter and owned firearms. "She loves all these children just as well as her own", she said. [Full Article...]

Scenes of devastation in Puerto Rico after Maria

Scenes of devastation in Puerto Rico after Maria The island territory of more than 3 million USA citizens is reeling in the devastating wake of Hurricane Maria . The Jones Act is a little-known federal law that prohibits foreign-flagged ships from shuttling goods between USA ports. [Full Article...]

Puerto Rico: Trump Waives Jones Act But Makes Hurricane Evacuees Pay Airfare

Critics of the act had said that Trump, who temporarily waived the act in Texas and Florida after storms hit, cared more about a few USA shippers than he did about 3.4 million people living in Puerto Rico. Goods going from the mainland to Puerto Rico, for example, must be on USA ships - even if faster or less expensive means are available. Under the law, foreign vessels that enter Puerto Rico ... [Full Article...]

Trump to Visit Puerto Rico Next Week

Trump to Visit Puerto Rico Next Week People who previously left in search of better economic prospects are now trying to avoid being caught in a humanitarian crisis, he said. "We have done a temporary measure of $15 billion". "Trees are all down, as well as the power lines". With infrastructure that was already vulnerable, "it's absolutely imperative that FEMA not fund rebuilding an inadequate system", Enck says. [Full Article...]

ISIS leader 'killed' by Russian Federation resurfaces in audio recording

ISIS leader 'killed' by Russian Federation resurfaces in audio recording The recording, which has yet to be verified, involved references to recent geopolitical developments, including US tensions with North Korea, in an apparent attempt to dismiss persistent reports that Baghdadi had been killed on the battlefield. [Full Article...]

Professor weighs in on escalation between US, North Korea

Professor weighs in on escalation between US, North Korea North Korea's worldwide financial representatives based in China , Russia, Libya and the United Arab Emirates are also included on the sanctions list. "When the South has wartime operation control, the North will fear us more, and our armed forces will be trusted more", he said. "The country that is breaking with nuclear worldwide agreements is North Korea ". [Full Article...]

China takes issue with Japan over N. Korea; calls Abe 'belligerent'

China takes issue with Japan over N. Korea; calls Abe 'belligerent' The North Koreans have an extensive chemical weapons stockpile. Since Mr. Moon assumed office in May, North Korea has conducted at least nine missile tests, two of which involved intercontinental ballistic missiles. South Korea and the United States insist it is only to curb North Korea's missile threats. After he met with Mr. Trump in NY last week, Washington agreed to sell more sophisticated... [Full Article...]

LAPD officer arrested after fiery freeway crash

LAPD officer arrested after fiery freeway crash Edgar Verduzco, 26, is accused of driving "at a high rate of speed" along Interstate 605 Freeway when his auto collided with a vehicle carrying a mother, father and teenage son about 10:30 p.m., KTLA reported , citing the California Highway Patrol . [Full Article...]

Palestine rejects any US-backed deal that undermines people's rights: FM

Palestine rejects any US-backed deal that undermines people's rights: FM During the closed-door meeting, Netanyahu said he convinced the Trump administration to drop its distinction between blocs and isolated communities, giving Israel leeway to negotiate for keeping them in any future peace agreement. It said the Israeli premier celebrated with settlers 50 years for the occupation of the West Bank and the start of the internationally-condemned illegal settlement mov... [Full Article...]

Kajol shares a majestic Maa Durga pic from pandal

Kajol shares a majestic Maa Durga pic from pandal On this day, people offer special worships to the goddesses Mahakali, Mahalaxmi and Maha Saraswati. Khichdi, mixed vegetables, papad, tomato chutney, roshogolla and payesh are some of the delicacies one would find at a Durga Puja bhog. Mahashtami, considered the most auspicious of the four-day Durga Puja, was ushered in today with pushpanjali - offering of flower - to the Goddess. [Full Article...]

Michelle Obama talks 2016 presidential election, 'Obamacare'

Michelle Obama talks 2016 presidential election, 'Obamacare' Former first lady Michelle Obama had been pretty quiet about last year's election until yesterday, when she dropped a bombshell in Boston, lambasting women who voted for Donald Trump as gender traitors. Trump's remarks in the 2005 recording had "shaken me to my core in a way that I couldn't have predicted", Obama said at the time . She also recently revealed that all she wants to talk ab... [Full Article...]

Catalan Students, Activists Continue Pro-Referendum Protests

Catalan Students, Activists Continue Pro-Referendum Protests Madrid said police would take control of voting booths on Sunday and any local politicians opening a polling station could be charged with criminal activity. Yesterday, Catalonia's leader says the government's crackdown Spain's crackdown on a controversial independence referendum is boosting support for the vote in a way that European institutions won't be able to ignore. [Full Article...]

Senator believes Russian internet trolls pushing National Football League anthem discord

Senator believes Russian internet trolls pushing National Football League anthem discord This is a turn you didn't expect the NFL national anthem demonstration story to take (and we've seen it take a few odd turns, haven't we?). When America is embroiled in chaos, Russian Federation benefits, and that appears to be the main reason for actions. [Full Article...]

Here's Where You Can Get Free Coffee On National Coffee Day

Here's Where You Can Get Free Coffee On National Coffee Day Plus, you can snatch a free, drip coffee or tea with your bean purchase! Friday, September 29 is National Coffee Day, celebrating the popular beverage enjoyed by millions every day. Atlas Coffee Club: Sign up for Atlas' world tour of coffee and get the first bag of coffee free (you'll have to pick up the shipping cost).The Discount Code is AtlasCoffeeDay17. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court to hear new challenge to unions

Supreme Court to hear new challenge to unions Public sector unions could lose a substantial source of income if the court rules against them, according to the article. Mark Janus, a child support specialist in the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family, argues these compulsory fees violate his First Amendment rights, as the nature of a contract negotiation clearly implicates political issues. [Full Article...]

China: Trump bank ban statement 'not consistent' with facts

China: Trump bank ban statement 'not consistent' with facts China's central bank has told banks to strictly implement United Nations sanctions against North Korea, four sources told Reuters, amid us concerns that Beijing has not been tough enough over Pyongyang's repeated nuclear tests . But Beijing fears pressuring Kim's regime into collapse, triggering a flood of refugees across its border and eliminating a strategic buffer separating China from... [Full Article...]

Reality Winner Tells FBI How She Smuggled Documents Out of NSA

Reality Winner Tells FBI How She Smuggled Documents Out of NSA In the interview, victor initially denied removing the documents from the building in Augusta, Georgia, saying she printed out the documents and kept them at her desk before they were burned. But the transcript shows that agents let victor know that they had more information about the leak than they were letting on. Bernie Sanders and once called Trump a "piece of shit". [Full Article...]

Minister: No plan to discuss new refugee resettlement scheme at present

Minister: No plan to discuss new refugee resettlement scheme at present The EU has announced plans to bring 50,000 of the most vulnerable refugees from African countries to Europe. The European Commission suggested that member states accept the new EU resettlement plan in order to, over the course of two years, bring to Europe at least 50,000 of the most vulnerable persons in need of global protection. [Full Article...]


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