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August 21, 2017 1:12 PM China to again have one of the world’s fastest bullet trains

BEIJING — After cutting back the speed of the Beijing to Shanghai bullet train following a deadly crash, China is set to again make it one of the world’s fastest. New generation trains will service the route starting next month, making the 1,250-kilometer (777-mile) journey from the capital to Shanghai in just 4 hours, 30 minutes. The latest trains were unveiled 4

August 19, 2017 5:31 PM With Bannon’s Ouster, Question Remains Whether His Agenda Will Be Erased, Too

On immigration, Mr. Trump listens to another adviser, Stephen Miller, who pushed the administration’s travel ban on Muslims. Mr. Miller has strengthened his position in the West Wing, in part by building a rapport over 18 months with Mr. Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner. Mr. Miller, who has been seen by some as a member of the Bannon camp, chafes at suggestions 5

August 18, 2017 4:33 AM The Latest: Catalan govt ties attacks in Cambrils, Barcelona

The Catalan government says an attack in the seaside resort town of Cambrils is linked to the vehicle attack on a popular Barcelona promenade that killed 13 people. The region’s Interior Minister Joaquin Forn told local radio RAC1 early Friday that the Cambrils attack “follows the same trail. There is a connection.” He did not explain what connected 2

August 17, 2017 3:31 PM Barcelona: Van hits crowds in Ramblas tourist area

A van has ploughed into crowds in Barcelona's Las Ramblas tourist area. Police are reporting that people were killed in the "massive crash", and emergency services are urging people to stay away from the Plaça de Catalunya. People took cover in nearby shops and cafes, while emergency services have requested the closure of local metro and train stations 4

August 16, 2017 12:18 AM Trump, again, casts blame on both sides for deadly violence in Virginia

NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump insisted on Tuesday that left- and right-wing extremists became violent during a weekend rally by white nationalists in Virginia, reigniting a political firestorm over U.S. race relations and his own leadership of a national crisis. Trump, who drew sharp criticism from Republicans and Democrats for his initial 3

August 15, 2017 4:03 AM Shekue Kahale Mwanati loses 10 close relatives in boat accident

A Coast politician’s wife, two children, mother and brother were among ten close relatives who died when a boat capsized in the Indian Ocean. Shekue Kahale Mwanati, who contested the Lamu East parliamentary seat on an ODM ticket, also narrowly escaped death in the tragedy that occurred on Sunday. The vessel was sailing from Faza to Lamu island and capsized 1

August 13, 2017 7:40 AM Eight die, several hurt after matatu, lorry collide in Meru

Eight people have died while several others have been seriously injured after a matatu collided head on with a lorry at Ng’onyi in Meru County. According to eye witnesses, the matatu was overtaking a motorbike when it collided with an oncoming lorry. Mr Patrick Murithi, a resident who was first at the scene, said they managed to rescue six people who were taken 4

August 12, 2017 9:36 AM Egypt train crash kills dozens, injures over 100 people

CAIRO (Reuters) - Two trains collided in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria on Friday killing 42 people and injuring 133 others, the health ministry said. A witness said the trains rose into the air "forming a pyramid" as they slammed into each other just outside a suburban station in the Mediterranean port city. President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ordered 13

August 12, 2017 12:20 AM Dozens killed in Alexandria train collision

Footage broadcast on state TV shows medics moving dead and injured to ambulances in coastal city of Alexandria. At least 42 people have been killed and dozens more injured in a train collision in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria, the country's health ministry said. State news agency MENA reported that two trains were involved in Friday's accident 7

August 11, 2017 9:02 PM Bus crash in China kills 36, injures 13

BEIJING • At least 36 people were killed and 13 injured when a packed bus slammed into a wall at the mouth of an expressway tunnel in northern China. The coach struck the wall just outside the Qinling tunnel in Ankang, a city in Shaanxi province, on Thursday night, said the State Administration of Work Safety. Media photos showed twisted metal strewn 3