China's New 34-Mile Bridge to Link Up 70 Million People in Planned Megalopolis
Wall Street Journal, 22 October at 14:28
HONG KONG—The world's longest sea bridge is set to open on Tuesday, snaking 34 miles across China's Pearl River estuary to form a pillar of Beijing's plan to merge 11 cities in its southern region into one megalopolis. At 20 times the length of
'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Willa aims for Mexico's west
Washington Post, 22 October at 14:26
MEXICO CITY — Hurricane Willa has grown rapidly into an “extremely dangerous” near-Category 5 storm in the eastern Pacific, on a path to smash into Mexico's western coast between Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta in the coming days. The U.S. National ...
In Khashoggi case: Saudi calls, 'body double' after killing
Washington Post, 22 October at 14:15
ANKARA, Turkey — A man appearing to wear Jamal Khashoggi's clothes left the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul following his killing there, according to a surveillance video, while a member of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's entourage made four ...
'She seems to have crushed his throat': Lioness at zoo kills father of her cubs in 'unprovoked' attack
Washington Post, 22 October at 13:17
It was hardly a surprise to hear the mighty roar of a lion at the Indianapolis Zoo. Chances were it was just Nyack, the zoo's “very vocal" 10-year-old male African lion. But an “unusual amount of roaring” last week prompted the zoo's animal care staff
Hurricane Michael may have dealt a deadly blow to Florida's nascent oyster farms
NBCNews.com, 22 October at 13:16
"They're almost all gone": Oyster farmers in the Florida Panhandle count their losses after Hurricane Michael. Oct. 21, 201804:28. Breaking News Emails. Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday ...
As Trump administration eyes writing transgender people 'out of existence,' a reckoning for a transgender Republican
Washington Post, 22 October at 13:12
Jordan Evans, 27, is a town constable and an elected library trustee in Charlton, Mass. She's a Republican, as are most of the people in her hometown, a rural community where about 54 percent of voters cast their ballots for Donald Trump in 2016. Evans
Poll: Kavanaugh fallout continues to polarize voters ahead of midterms
NBCNews.com, 22 October at 13:03
WASHINGTON — Just over two weeks after Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in as a Supreme Court justice, a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll finds that voters remain deeply divided along partisan lines over his ascension to the court, with the ...
China vs the US: not just a trade war
BBC News, 22 October at 12:52
If you needed any further evidence that the trade war between the US and China is not just about trade, consider what US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said about the world's second-largest economy during a recent trip to Latin America. "When China ...
'Extremely Dangerous' Hurricane Willa Is Nearly a Category 5 Storm as It Aims for Mexico
TIME, 22 October at 12:21
(MEXICO CITY) — Forecasters say Hurricane Willa has grown rapidly into an “extremely dangerous” near-Category 5 storm in the eastern Pacific, on a path that could smash into Mexico's western coast between Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta in the coming ...
Nuclear talks with Russia, migrant caravan, Cher: 5 things you need to know Monday
USA TODAY, 22 October at 12:21
U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton faces two days of high-tension talks in Moscow beginning Monday after President Donald Trump announced his intention to withdraw from a landmark nuclear weapons treaty. Trump said Russia has violated terms ...
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