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  1. Hong Kong Launches First High Speed Rail ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    HONG KONG & LOS ANGELES-- --Sep 25, 2018--Hong Kong's first high-speed railway - the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong High Speed Rail - officially launched on September 23, 2018. Hong Kong's first high-speed railway - the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong High Speed Rail - officially launched on September 23, 2018.


  2. The 5 Iconic Dishes of Southwest FloridaRead the original story

    43 min ago | Gulfshore Life

    Whether you've lived here for 20 years or you are just visiting for a week, you need to check out these recipes that have defined the restaurants that invented them. Perhaps what Angelina's is most famous for is its climb-up wine tower, which ascends into the cathedral ceiling like a spinning castle turret and houses more than 4,000 bottles.


  3. The Latest: Pope acknowledges scandals driving people awayRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Pope Francis disembarks from a plane upon his arrival at Tallinn airport, Estonia, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018.


  4. Are you making the most of your time in transit? Airports are often...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | South China Morning Post

    Are you making the most of your time in transit? Airports are often labyrinths designed to make people waste time - but you don't have to. If you are travelling for work, here are five tips for how to use your time wisely Airports are difficult places to work in.


  5. China cracks down on free speech, Louisiana welcomes Chinese studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Spero News

    While the state of Louisiana is easing requirements for Chinese students to attend universities in the Pelican State, a Chinese student who wrote on social media that he could "never love my country" was expelled Hunan City University in China. Officials cited his "extremely erroneous remarks" for his expulsion from the the undergraduate program in the civil engineering department.


  6. Police in India investigating "suspicious" death of Southampton manRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Daily Echo

    POLICE are investigating the "suspicious" death of a Southampton backpacker whose body was discovered in one of the world's holiest cities. Kevin John McMahon, 52, was found dead at the Kasha Guesthouse in the northern Indian city of Varanasi, a popular tourist destination on the banks of the River Ganges.


  7. Trump 'didn't expect' to get laughed at while speaking at the UNRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    President Donald Trump, speaking at the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday, was greeted with laughter after touting his administration's accomplishments in a much-anticipated address. "In less than two years, my administration has accomplished almost more than any other administration in the history of our country," Trump said at the top of his speech, which prompted audible laughter in the hall.


  8. Beluga whale turns up in ThamesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    A BELUGA whale has appeared in the River Thames in London, a rare sight which has caused concern from experts that maybe the mammal has become lost from its pod. The Sun reports that birding expert Dave Andrews saw the white whale, which an expert has confirmed to be a Beluga, at 11am today near Gravesend, Kent.


  9. BBC: Russia could support Armenia more actively to pressure AzerbaijanRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Groong

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Russian President Vladimir Putin is traveling to Azerbaijan on Wednesday, September 25 "with a prosaic purpose": to remind that Moscow is still the leading player in the region, whose opinion should be considered, visiting scholar at the University of Oxford Leila Alieva says in an article published on the BBC's Russian service. According to the expert,Russia has economic levers to pressure Azerbaijan, and, "of course, the issue of Nagorno Karabakh is on the table too."


  10. German court upholds Kuwait Airways' barring of Israeli passengerRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    Judges slam Kuwait's 'unacceptable' boycott of Jewish state, but say national carrier has right to refuse service to Israelis A German appeals court on Tuesday ruled that it could not prevent Kuwait Airways from refusing service to Israeli passengers, even though it believed the policy amounted to discrimination. The case was brought by an Israeli student living in Germany, who in 2016 bought a ticket online to travel from Frankfurt to Bangkok with Kuwait Airways.


  11. Rohingyas want dignity, identity: WB vice presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Rohingyas from Myanmar wait to be let through by Bangladeshi border guards after crossing the border at Palongkhali of Cox's Bazar on Monday, on October 16, 2017. File Photo: Reuters Visiting World Bank Vice President for South Asia Region Hartwig Schafer today said Rohingyas, living in Cox's Bazar camps, want an identity and dignity saying he has seen a human tragedy over there.


  12. All licensed Bangladeshi agencies to be allowed for workers' placement in MalaysiaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Bangladesh's Expatriate's Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Nurul Islam and Malaysia's Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran held a meeting on September 25, 2018. Photo: collected Bangladesh and Malaysia today decided to allow all licensed Bangladeshi recruiting agencies for placement of workers in Malaysia, following allegations of monopoly in labour recruitment by a syndicate of ten agencies since early 2017.


  13. Destinations of Northeast: AgartalaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Merinews

    To go to Agartala, the capital of Tripura, we had to go through the Jaintia Hills. That meant we went east from Shillong into the Jaintias and then after negotiating several ranges turned south to hit Assam in the plains in its Barak Valley.


  14. Long-distance, high-speed rail arrives in Hong KongRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | SFGate

    China has opened the world's longest high-speed rail line, which runs 2,298 kilometers from the country's capital in the north to Guangzhou, an economic hub in the Pearl River delta in southern China. NO SALES less In this photo released by China's Xinhua news agency, a bullet train passes over Yongdinghe Bridge in Beijing Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012.


  15. Could a Chinese family's stay in Stockholm harm Sweden's economy?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Police treatment of a trio at a hostel in the European country has raised hackles in China but will it affect Sweden's status as a growing destination for Chinese tourists? Beijing media worker Wang Ming had previously not thought about visiting Sweden but now he is sure he never will. "Since a Chinese citizen's mistreatment at the hands of Swedish police, I have now crossed Sweden off the list of potential travel destinations for me and my family," said Wang, using a pseudonym.


  16. Caught in the middle: Chinese-Americans feel heat as tensions flareRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    A new level of China-bashing is on the rise in Washington, and scholars say it is fuelling anti-Chinese sentiment and paranoia in the United States With tensions flaring between Washington and Beijing over their spiralling trade war, Chinese in the United States - both visiting nationals and Americans of Chinese descent - fear they might become collateral damage, considered a threat to national security. Many prominent Chinese-Americans have complained that they are subject to tighter scrutiny as a result of the tit-for-tat trade confrontation and mounting allegations about Beijing's overseas influence activities that have unfairly called their loyalty into question.


  17. Ambassador Paul Jones inducted as Charge d'Affaires at US EmbassyRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Daily Times

    Paul Jones will lead the United States Mission in Pakistan in its ongoing efforts to deepen connections between the Pakistani and American people and work with the new government towards a more stable, secure and prosperous future for Pakistan. Jones brings a wealth of experience and diplomatic expertise to this shared effort and to the US Mission in Pakistan.


  18. Trump to use a 'different tone' in UN speechRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | ABC News

    "In less than two years, my administration has accomplished almost more than any other administration in the history of our country," Trump said at the top of his address, which prompted audible laughter in the hall. "We are standing up for America and the American people and we are also standing up for the world.


  19. Inside Cafe Yeonnam-dong in Seoul - the cafe that looks like a cartoonRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Cafe Yennam-dong opened in Seoul last year and everything inside looks like it's straight out of a cartoon The small yet cosy cafe is said to have taken inspiration from Korean TV show and webtoon W- Two Worlds But this is a real life cafe in South Korea cleverly designed to give customers the distinct impression that they're inside a cartoon. Cafe Yeonnam-dong in Seoul opened last year and everything inside from the decor to the furniture and crockery have a striped black-and-white cartoonish aesthetic.


  20. Sotto: Best places to visit for hugot and moving onRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    GETTING over a breakup, unrequited love, or a blossoming relationship cut short can be quite challenging. But it is also a process that has to run its course.