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World Work on bullet train project to start on September 14: Goyal
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Japan is giving soft loan of 81 percent of the project cost at 0.1 percent per annum. Goyal said the railway ministry and its Japanese counterpart have made a decision to advance the high-speed rail project, popularly known as the Bullet train , from 2023 to 2022.

World Atlanta Airport Prepares for Irma
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About 542 flights scheduled to leave Monday from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport were canceled as of 2 p.m., according to FlightAware , which tracks flight delays and cancellations nationwide. Delta said in a morning advisory that Atlanta's five runways are "aligned with the prevailing wind, which generally blows from east to west". Thousands of evacuees from Florida have swarmed into Atlanta for shelter as they fled Irma in recent days.

World Several injured in Switzerland train collision
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According to the Matterhorn-Gotthard-Bahn railway the accident was caused by a train malfunction. The train that consisted of a locomotive and five carriages was switching rails at the Andermatt railway station when the incident occurred.

World 'Whole houses' swept away by Irma on Branson's island
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He compared the situation to the United States giving funding to western Europe for rebuilding after the Second World War, calling for a "Disaster Recovery Marshall Plan". "I'm speaking these words from a satellite phone that is just about working, but all other communications are down", he wrote. The premier of the British Virgin Islands , Orlando Smith, also appealed for urgent aid from Britain, saying the situation was critical and calling for a comprehensive package.

World Steve Bannon Responds to 'SNL's Grim Reaper Portrayal of Him
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Trump announced last week that he is scrapping DACA , a program that allowed young immigrants who came to the US illegally as children to remain in the country and work legally. But they also believe that there is - on your part and the president's part - not enough appreciation for some of the values also that made America great.

World Russia Could Restrict US Diplomats' Parking Rights in Consulate Retaliation
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We have agreed with our partners that there should be parity of the number of diplomatic staff in Russian Federation and the United States. "If they have taken parity as a criterion ... Lavrov said counting this figure in the 455 was an act of "goodwill" on Russia's part earlier this summer and a literal tit-for-tat cut would have been even more substantial.

World Trump admin appeals travel ban refugee ruling to Supreme Court
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The Supreme Court on Monday gave a green signal to the request made by Donald Trump administration to lift restrictions on the president's travel ban. A 9th Circuit order , due to take effect on Tuesday, would have cleared the way for as many as 24,000 refugees who have "a sponsorship-assurance agreement" with a US -based refugee-resettlement agency, the government said.

World Action speaks louder than words on DACA
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We pledge to continue with this support and to look for ways of offering resources in case a change of immigration policy leads to a loss of status that invalidates our students' ability to work or collect financial aid. Trump has called the ending of the program an "amnesty-first approach". Pedraza commended Slatery for stepping back from the suit yet still said that Tennessee should take more concrete action in helping undocumented students, such as giving them financial aid to them ...

World Cory Booker joins the push for universal health care
Author: 0 Cory Booker joins the push for universal health care

He added that "you should not be punished because you are working-class or poor and be denied health care". "I'm signing onto Medicare-for-all, which I'm excited to do this week", Booker said. Last week, progressive darling Sen. With her announcement, Warren becomes the second Democratic senator to officially endorse Sanders' legislation, which is reportedly set to be introduced next week.

World Miss America Gets Political With Brutal Trump Takedowns
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The highlights of Mund's night were a jazz dance routine to Michael Jackson's hit "The Way You Make Me Feel", but what really got social media buzzing were her comments on President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris Accord which and his poor decisions regarding climate change.

World Residents rescue manatees stranded by Irma
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Clavijo posted a video on Facebook showing the team of rescuers struggling to move one of the big manatees with their basic tools. "[We] rolled them on the tarp and then dragged them a 100 yards", he wrote. "By this time, people should have already completed most of their preparations and gotten out of the way", said Sarasota County Emergency Management Chief Ed McCrane.

World Google appeals $2.9 billion antitrust fine from EU
Author: 0 Google appeals $2.9 billion antitrust fine from EU

The EU fined the internet giant for abusing its dominance in Europe to position its own shopping comparison service at the top of Google search results. At the time of the ruling, the tech giant had said it "respectfully" disagreed with the findings and would consider an appeal. The EC has ordered Google to stop its anti-competitive behaviour by 28 September, or risk penalty payments of as much as 5 percent of Alphabet's average daily worldwide turnover.

World Pope Francis The Shining
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The pope also addressed questions about climate change , saying that those who deny its reality should listen to scientists, who "speak very clearly". Francis took off from Cartagena on his flight back to Rome on Sunday evening. He again spoke of the necessity of seeking truth and providing justice for those wronged in Colombia to reconcile its recent past, which is marred by an armed conflict leaving 220,000 dead and millions more displaced.

World Saakashvili, supporters force entry into Ukraine
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After several hours of waiting, realizing that the train wouldn't leave with him on board after all, Mikheil Saakashvili chose to enter Ukraine by bus at the Medyka crossing. Saakashvili says he wants to return to challenge that decision in court and get back into politics. Saakashvili had meant to travel through another crossing point, where hundreds of supporters had gathered on the Ukrainian side.

World Call to take Myanmar leaders to ICC over genocide of Rohingya
Author: 0 Call to take Myanmar leaders to ICC over genocide of Rohingya

There are about 1 million Rohingya Muslims in Burma and they have for several years complained of being victims of persecution from the state. Defenders of Ms Suu Kyi insist she has to navigate the tricky politics of a country where the military, once her nemesis and jailer, remains the real power and is allied with Buddhist nationalists, many of whom have stoked anti-Muslim sentiment.

World Jose, Katia are now hurricanes
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Katia, formerly "Tropical Depression 13", which has the wind speed of 35 mph, started to develop about 95 miles east of Tampico, Mexico, at 10 p.m. CDT (11 p.m. - It's too early to tell whether it will make landfall on the United States mainland. Warm sea surface temperatures and a no-show El Niño were expected to contribute to an above-normal hurricane season this year in the Atlantic, NOAA said last month.

World German Lawyer Accused Merkel of Misusing State Money
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No Turkish citizen should be scared of travelling to Germany, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday, responding to a warning from Turkey that its citizens run the risk of encountering racism or terrorism in Germany. It also cited fires of "undetermined causes" in immigrant neighborhoods in Germany as well as alleged ill-treatment of Turkish citizens at German airports as a basis for its warning.

World Nation Grieves For 9/11 Attack Victims
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During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump appropriated terrorist sensitivity and assured that if it had been under his rule, "those people who brought down the World Trade Center, would not have been here to do it", and that he would be " smarter" than his predecessor in dealing with terrorism.

World How to Protect and Monitor Your Identity After The Equifax Hack
Author: 0 How to Protect and Monitor Your Identity After The Equifax Hack

You can get one free copy from each of the three national services once every 12 months, so by staggering your requests, you can get a free report once every four months. The bad news is that you still have to choose between paying a company that collected your personal information without your consent-credit reporting companies are nigh-ubiquitous but oft-forgotten-to protect you or living in fear of having your identity stolen.

World 18 dead in attack on convoy in Egypt
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Security campaigns are now ongoing in the area, the sources said. The attack started with roadside bombs that destroyed and set ablaze four armored vehicles and a fifth one carrying signal jamming equipment. That was the deadliest attack in two years. According to the military, thousands of militants have been killed in the operations held against them. Hundreds of soldiers and police have been killed by militants affiliated to IS since 2013, when the Egyptian military overthrew Islamist ...

World Rohingyas are illegal immigrants in India: Kiren Rijiju
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government said last month it was going to expel all Rohingya, even those registered with the United Nations refugee agency, drawing criticism from aid groups and some politicians. Are they (Rohingyas) as a class entitled to stay in India as refugees? That also applies equally to Rohingyas who have settled in different parts of the country including Jammu and Kashmir.

World 1 killed, 11 injured in flyover collapse in Bhubaneswar
Author: 0 1 killed, 11 injured in flyover collapse in Bhubaneswar

My deepest condolences to the bereaved family. He also said that no one will be spared whosoever he may be. The deceased was identified as Satya Patnaik, who was driving his two-wheeler along his minor daughter Sheetal under the flyover when it caved it.

World Japan, US Hold Air Drills amid North Korea Tensions
Author: 0 Japan, US Hold Air Drills amid North Korea Tensions

Washington has presented a draft United Nations resolution calling for an oil embargo on North Korea, an assets freeze on Kim Jong-Un, a ban on textiles and an end to payments of North Korean guest workers. The council diplomat, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said he expected negotiations on the draft resolution to lead to some changes that could address Russian and Chinese concerns.

World South Korea Deploys US Antimissile Launchers Amid Clashes With Protesters
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It has been steadily pursuing its nuclear and missile programmes in defiance of worldwide condemnation and has threatened more action in response to any new United Nations sanctions and USA pressure. He has also publicly weighed scrapping a USA trade deal with South Korea in a bid to fulfill promises he made during the election campaign, and threatened to make South Korea pay for THAAD, even though it was Washington pushing for the system's deployment.

World As Irma moves toward Alabama, Gov
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Clark and his wife, Lori, say they have fed hundreds of tired travelers, including one family who spent 15 hours in the vehicle traveling from their home in Port Charlotte, Florida, on the Gulf Coast. On numerous occasions the team utilized NYS DEC's Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, commonly known as drones, to assess situations where flooding made investigations hazardous to the responders.