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Colorado route selected for Hyperloop project


In a statement issued by one of the technology's biggest developers, Hyperloop One , 10 routes have been selected from five different countries as the most viable for the first commercial tracks as part of its Global Challenge competition . Lire la suite »

Greece concludes sale of Trainose to FS


They protest against the privatization of the railway operator. In 2016 Trainose carried 15·6 million passenger-journeys, of which 10·1 million were on suburban services, and 1·1 million tonnes of freight. Trainose is the main railway operator in Greece and provides transportation services for goods and passengers at a local, regional, national and global level, including logistical services. Lire la suite »

Amazon defends deleting one-star reviews of Hillary Clinton's new book


Hillary goes on to say that even putting the question of collusion aside, it's clear Russian Federation wanted to influence the election. Hillary Clinton said that its time to eliminate the Electoral College. Clinton also touches on the challenges of being a strong woman in public life, the criticism over her voice, age, and body, and how all women in politics confront a double standard whenever they express anger or ambition. Lire la suite »

What do Chelsea Manning & Sean Spicer have in common?


Sean Spicer and Chelsea Manning will both be Fellows this year, joining the likes of headline-grabbing public figures including Corey Lewandowski , as well as Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski. Trump once called Manning an " ungrateful TRAITOR ". "Broadening the range and depth of opportunity for students to hear from and engage with experts, leaders and policy-shapers is a cornerstone of the Institute of Politics ", he says. Lire la suite »

Leatherface is Ready to Hack Your Face Off in Dead by Daylight


In addition to his signature chainsaw, Leatherface also comes wielding a deadly-looking sledgehammer, so there definitely won't be any survivors left once he's let loose on the game's maps. Leatherface kills not from a desire to exert his will over others, to satisfy carnal urges, or even to quiet the voices in his head. Can you hear the sound of the chainsaw buzzing in your ear? They may need to chance Dead by Daylight to Dead by Weekend's End! Known to horror enthusiast around the ... Lire la suite »

United States imposes new Iran sanctions over ballistic missile program, 'cyberattacks'

The Treasury Department announced sanctions on 11 entities and individuals for supporting Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) and networks responsible for cyberattacks targeting the USA financial system. The security company also did work on behalf of the Iranian government during the same period, according to the Treasury. Both computer security companies are accused of coordinating DDoS attacks against 46 major companies, many of them part of the USA financial ... Lire la suite »

Louisiana mother of 3 claims $2M Powerball prize


The Louisiana Lottery Corporation says Sarah Hebert, of Jennings, on September 5 cashed in a $2 million Powerball ticket that was bought for the August 23 drawing, which had a record-breaking $758.7 million jackpot. Hebert won playing the digits of her family's birthdays. The winning numbers for the August 23 drawing were 06-07-16-23-26 and the Powerball was 04. The Powerball was 04. Lire la suite »

'Millions of dollars missing' in school aid for Syrians


The aid money that was sent for the objective of funding the education and schooling needs of the Syrian children living as refugees in those countries, who number at least 1.6 million. Even so, more than half the school-age Syrians in the country are not attending school, according to Lisa Abou Khaled, a communications officer for the United Nations refugee agency UNHCR. Lire la suite »

Bob Jones University Ranked in US News & World Report Rankings


In the 2018 edition of Best Colleges Rankings , Clemson is ranked 23rd among the top public universities, the 10th year it has been ranked among the top 25 public schools. In addition to the acknowledgment from U.S. News & World Report, Forbes magazine ranked North Central No. 96 in the Midwest and No. 290 among private colleges in its 2017 list of America's Top Colleges. Lire la suite »

FIFA World Cup Ticket Sales Now Underway


All successful, partially successful and unsuccessful applicants will be duly notified of the outcome of their applications by 16 November 2017. These press releases appear as sent to Around the Rings and are not edited for spelling, grammar or punctuation. Lire la suite »

An American Citizen Fighting For ISIS Has Been Captured In Syria

The Coalition defers questions pertaining to captured ISIS fighters to their relative nations' Departments of State or equivalent agencies. Earlier, Colonel Ryan Dillon, a spokesman for the US-led anti-IS coalition, said the SDF "has taken note" to ensure that any fighters they capture are brought to "the proper authorities". Lire la suite »

State adds 10800 jobs, unemployment rate at 4.2 percent


The unemployment rate stands now at 4.2 percent, below the national average of 4.4 percent and down from 4.3 percent locally in July . The report showed that the state lost 6600 jobs during the month but over the past year Minnesota has seen a 1.7 percent gain. Lire la suite »

Tillerson urges more pressure on North Korea


This morning's talks focused on the worldwide threat from North Korea and Iran acquiring nuclear weapons. But he was outspoken in his criticism of Iran when asked whether he believed it was meeting the obligations of a 2015 global nuclear agreement created to curb an Iranian nuclear programme in return for lifting most Western sanctions. Lire la suite »

North Korea Will 'Redouble Efforts' Following New Sanctions


M - Kazakhstan welcomed the new resolution of the UN Security Council on North Korea unanimously adopted by all Security Council member states, including Kazakhstan, on September 11 in response to the 6th and the most powerful nuclear test of Sept.3, the Kazakh foreign ministry said. Lire la suite »

May to set out post-Brexit 'partnership'


Downing Street said the PM will underline the UK's wish for a "special partnership" with the European Union after Brexit . May's spokesperson refused to disclose further details on what the speech would include and whether it would contain any new information on proposals. Lire la suite »

Parking spaces for U.S. consulate staff in Russian Federation removed - State Dept


USA diplomats are going to have a much harder time parking in Russian Federation now that their exclusive parking spots have been revoked, in the latest move of an ongoing sanctions battle between Moscow and Washington. Speaking at a press conference in Jordan, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Russia would establish "what is called parity" in working conditions between Russian and USA diplomats in response to the closures. Lire la suite »

Suzuki plans ₹1151-cr lithium-ion battery unit at Gujarat facility


Japanese auto giant Suzuki Motor Corp. on Thursday announced fresh investments of about $0.6 billion or nearly ₹3,900 crore in Gujarat to add a third vehicle production plant at the Hansalpur facility . Osamu said that the company will also construct a hospital and a school near the plant. Maruti , where Suzuki holds 56 per cent stake, can produce 15 lakh cars at its factory locations in Haryana. Lire la suite »

Tokyo stocks flat at break after three days of gains


Mitsui Mining & Smelting5706.T tumbled 5.4 percent and Toho Zinc5707.T declined 5.3 percent. Chinese data released earlier showed factory output in the world's second-biggest economy grew 6.0 percent in August on-year, while fixed-asset investment expanded 7.8 percent in the first eight months, both well below economists' forecasts. Lire la suite »

BP-led group extends Azeri oil 'contract of the century'


A contract for the largest oil complex offshore Azerbaijan could lead to billions of dollars in investments and billions more in oil barrels, analysis finds. "Our country has a great potential". BP will remain the operator in accordance with the amended and restated ACG PSA. The shareholders in the consortium include BP (NYSE: BP), SOCAR, Chevron Corp. Lire la suite »

Olivia Munn Pokes Fun at Aaron Rodgers Split, Claps Back at Haters

The actress' followers were quick to point out the comedian's choice of apparel in the comments section of her post. The next day, Munn posted an odd adjustment to the photo - Swardson's cap was changed to a Photoshopped image of Rodgers and Swardson in formal wear, with a caption reading "Note to all friends: Please remove all sports paraphernalia whilst we hang out". Lire la suite »

John Howard slams Turnbull government's handling of same-sex marriage postal vote


Former prime minister John Howard has criticised the Turnbull Government's handling of the same-sex marriage survey, calling for the details of any bill to be released before the vote. National Party MPs have also voiced concern about Australia Post's abilities to deliver the ballots to rural areas across the vast country. Postal ballots were sent out this morning in the highly controversial vote. Lire la suite »

Earnings Analysis Of Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD)


Gilead Sciences, Inc., launched on June 22, 1987, is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes medicines in areas of unmet medical need. The company had Year Ago Sales of 7.5 Billion. Shares for $668,667 were sold by Cogan John Francis . $4.78 million worth of Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD ) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, June 14 by William Blair. Lire la suite »

SLCPD officers in nurse's arrest violated 6 policies, internal investigation finds


The video has been an global embarrassment to Salt Lake City, with negative reactions to the SLCPD officers' action coming in from health professionals around the world, from Utah Gov. Nurse Alex Wubbels informed Payne of a list of requirements, any one of which had to be met before she could legally turn over the blood. The videos show nurse Alex Wubbels being arrested by Det. Lire la suite »

European Union extends sanctions against Russian Federation until March 2018


The EU on Thursday extended by a further six months sanctions against almost 150 Russian and Ukrainian officials over their suspected involvement in the war in eastern Ukraine. Despite Russian officials stressing that Moscow is not a party to the Ukrainian internal conflict between Kiev and Donbass self-proclaimed republics, who don't recognize Ukraine's leadership after what they consider to be a coup after the Maidan protests, the European Union said that sanctiobns on Russia would be ... Lire la suite »