China takes first steps on world's fastest bullet train

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China takes first steps on world’s fastest bullet train

Chinese engineers today finally displayed the world’s fastest train which has a top speed of 220mph (355km/h). The long-awaited launch of the bullet train – dubbed “Chang’e 4” after the mountains that make up…

Islamic State claims Kampala bombing

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Islamic State claims Kampala bombing

Image copyright PA Image caption Soldiers inspect the site of the morning blast in Kampala Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a bomb blast that killed at least three people in Uganda’s capital, Kampala….

David F. Brat, the Father of the House GOP Suicide Mission

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David F. Brat, the Father of the House GOP Suicide Mission

Despite his apparent decline — at one point, his aides told reporters, he could barely stand up — Mr. DeFrancisco began pushing for the speakership himself. He grew more vocal and aggressive in making…

Judge in Cuba to have social media-savvy job

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Judge in Cuba to have social media-savvy job

Photo A government-appointed independent judge in Havana is about to have a new assignment, and it seems unlikely that it will please opponents of the island’s communist system: the official New York Times has…