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People Dutch lead the way in solar vehicle race
Author: 0 Dutch lead the way in solar vehicle race

The World Solar Challenge has welcomed the greatest minds from around the world to Australia to challenge the norms and travel the outback in a vehicle powered only by the power of the sun. "They have been drawn to the challenge of new regulations which reduced the solar array size without limiting the size of the solar vehicle", race director Chris Selwood said.

People Trump Issues Columbus Day Proclamation Without Obama's Misgivings
Author: 0 Trump Issues Columbus Day Proclamation Without Obama's Misgivings

Many spoke out against recognizing Indigenous Peoples' Day on the same day as the Columbus holiday. Los Angeles made big waves August 30 when its city council voted to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day. With that in mind, picture yourself in that sailor's place - you are going on a ship, that you think is sailing to India, but you are not really sure because people still think the Earth is flat and lying on the back of a turtle.

People Relief drive for Puerto Rico packs thousands of meals, bottled water
Author: 0 Relief drive for Puerto Rico packs thousands of meals, bottled water

Sometimes the private relief efforts are driven by personal ties to Puerto Rico, like those of Nova Southeastern or Melendez, who was born on the island. Abbott Laboratories, which makes some of its cardiovascular products on the island, said its manufacturing and other facilities there are "largely functional" at this point.

People Israel refuses to let Hamas leaders join Egypt talks
Author: 0 Israel refuses to let Hamas leaders join Egypt talks

Delegates from Hamas and rival group Fatah are due to meet in Cairo on Tuesday as part of Egyptian efforts to achieve inter-Palestinian reconciliation and allow the West Bank-based unity government to assume its responsibilities in the Gaza Strip .

Author: 0 Cheryl returns to The X Factor for Simon Cowell's Judges Houses!

New mum Cheryl later joined Simon, marking the first time they have worked together since she quit the show as a judge in 2015 . Cheryl has replaced Simon's long-time right hand woman Sinitta , 53, who previously hit out at both the pair over the ousting.

People Iran Guard Chief Warns US Against Imposing New Sanctions
Author: 0 Iran Guard Chief Warns US Against Imposing New Sanctions

In a statement delivered during a "strategic" IRGC meeting in Tehran on Sunday, Jaafari warned that if the United States imposes new sanctions on the Iranian forces, the move would be considered tantamount to U.S. " If they do, Iran's reaction would be firm, decisive and crushing and the United States should bear all its consequences", he added. President Trump is expected to announce his decision this week.

People Hurricane Nate makes landfall near mouth of Mississippi
Author: 0 Hurricane Nate makes landfall near mouth of Mississippi

Its maximum sustained winds dropped to 70kmh as it moved north-east into Alabama , prompting the National Hurricane Centre to end its tropical storm warning for the region east of the Alabama-Florida border yesterday. New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has imposed a curfew in the city from 7 p.m. Saturday to 7 a.m. local time on Sunday, and urged residents as well as tourists to take shelter overnight, when the worst conditions are expected .

People Ghana beat Colombia in Group A opener
Author: 0 Ghana beat Colombia in Group A opener

Striker Richard Danso could be fielded should the 2017 CAF Promising player of the year nominee fails to recover on time for the match. With this win, the USA have six points from two games, while Ghana remain second with three points from two games.

People Convicted rapist awarded joint legal custody of child in MI
Author: 0 Convicted rapist awarded joint legal custody of child in MI

The victim was told by the prosecutor's office she needed to move from Florida back to MI so that Mirasolo could be near the child, Kiessling said. According to The Detroit News , the victim's attorney says Christopher Mirasolo , 27, raped her client nine years ago when she was just 12-years-old and he was 18-years-old.

People National Weather Service confirms tornado touchdown in Madison
Author: 0 National Weather Service confirms tornado touchdown in Madison

The NWS-Milwaukee noted that while tornadoes in October in Wisconsin aren't common, this isn't unprecedented. It had wind speeds estimated at 70-miles-per-hour. The second tornado of the night occurred at 7:50 p.m., about 8 miles north of Marquette in Saline County. Officials in Madison and Sun Prairie said there have been no reports of injuries from the storm.

People Driver jumps on school bus hood after bottle-throwing incident
Author: 0 Driver jumps on school bus hood after bottle-throwing incident

According to WBAL , Doran got onto the front of the bus, clinging to the hood and mirror as the driver pulled away. Police say he was trying to get on the bus after he says a bottle was thrown from the bus and hit his auto. Doran was taken into custody without incident. According to online court records, he's facing several charges including disturbing the peace and destruction of property.

People 15-day-old baby found dead in woods after disappearing from bed
Author: 0 15-day-old baby found dead in woods after disappearing from bed

The child was born premature on September 23 and reportedly weighed about five pounds. The Newton County sheriff said the child's father, Chris McNabb, is a person of interest in the case. October 7 when her parents fed and changed her. Four hours later, he was found near a convenience store, and was charged with a parole violation. On Saturday, McNabb had spoken to media, yelling, "I want my kid back!" "He started hollering and talking about 'they are going to get me".

People German Industrial Output Growth Fastest Since Mid
Author: 0 German Industrial Output Growth Fastest Since Mid

That is the strongest monthly increase since July 2011 and comfortably beats expectations after the national production rate dipped by 0.1 percent in July as a result of normal holiday plant closures across the country. The German economy grew 0.7 percent on the quarter in the first three months of the year and 0.6 percent from April to June, driven by increased household and state spending as well as higher investment in buildings and machinery.

Author: 0 Google uncovers Russian-bought ads aimed at influencing 2016 election

The ads appear not to be from the same Russian trolls from the Internet Research Agency that advertised on Facebook . Google runs the world's largest online advertising business, and YouTube is the world's largest online video site. While Google didn't comment on the Post's story, its sources say that the company is investigating ad buys of less than $100,000 to see whether they came from trolls or Russian state actors.

People Trial in Kim murder resuming with visit to Malaysian lab
Author: 0 Trial in Kim murder resuming with visit to Malaysian lab

The scene in the video appears nearly casual, in contrast to the dramatic story of Kim's death that topped news bulletins around the world. One of the five people with him in a staff-only area of the airport summons the elevator, which takes more than a minute to arrive.

People Tropical Depression 17 forms in the deep Atlantic
Author: 0 Tropical Depression 17 forms in the deep Atlantic

Possible impacts in the Lowcountry include a few rain showers early in the week according to Live 5 meteorologist Stephanie Sine. Elsewhere, Invest 91-L in the east-central Atlantic has been upgraded to Tropical Depression 17 just less than 1,000 miles southwest of the Azores.

People Vegas shooter calculated trajectory of shots fired from room
Author: 0 Vegas shooter calculated trajectory of shots fired from room

According to multiple law enforcement officials , police still have found no definitive evidence to prove Paddock had an accomplice, and have not nailed down a definitive motive. People who knew Paddock described him as anti-social, someone who went out of his way to avoid other human beings, but his girlfriend said she saw no indication that he was capable of such horror.

People Jaish Chief Khalid killed in brief encounter at Kashmir's Baramulla
Author: 0 Jaish Chief Khalid killed in brief encounter at Kashmir's Baramulla

In Baramulla district, also in the Kashmir Valley, the JeM commander, codenamed Khalid, got killed when security forces surrounded Ladoora village after receiving information about his likely presence. A gun battle was started as the Jaish -e-Mohammed attacked a security convoy on Monday morning. DG K.S. Dhatwalia said that the terrorist named Khalid belonged to the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and was the operational head of the terrorist organisation.

People Drop 'Muslim' And 'Hindu' From Names Of Universities: Education Panel
Author: 0 Drop 'Muslim' And 'Hindu' From Names Of Universities: Education Panel

Centrally funded universities are secular institutions, but words related to religion in their names do not reflect that character, said a panel member who asked not to be identified. The panel has recommended that there should be five-year gap for all ex-students before they can be recruited as teachers in AMU. The committees were set up by the UGC after the HRD ministry demanded an investigation into complaints of irregularities against central universities.

People Nigerian thrashed in Delhi on suspicion of theft
Author: 0 Nigerian thrashed in Delhi on suspicion of theft

After being beaten brutally, the man was jailed. As per reports, the incident occurred on 23 September in south Delhi's Malviya Nagar. A shocking video of brutal attack on a Nigerian man accused of theft and drugs being beaten up by a mob after tying him up to a pole in Delhi's Malviya Nagar emerged on Monday.

People SpaceX to launch Falcon 9 rocket
Author: 0 SpaceX to launch Falcon 9 rocket

Then, on Wednesday, SpaceX is scheduled to attempt a launch from Kennedy Space Center at 4:30pm ET. The launch is the first of two liftoffs SpaceX is planning this week. Today's launch is slated for 8:37AM ET, and SpaceX has an instantaneous launch window, so the company must launch at that time or reschedule. In this mission, the firm will put SES-11/EchoStar 105 satellite into geostationary orbit.

Author: 0 Aide says Trump better served by more disciplined West Wing

Join us in a conversation about world events, the newsgathering process or whatever aspect of the news universe you find interesting or important. Before leaving for North Carolina, Trump repeated his assertion that trying to negotiate with North Korea over its nuclear and missile programs is a waste of time .

People Missile deal with Riyadh doesn't threaten others
Author: 0 Missile deal with Riyadh doesn't threaten others

The sale, supplied by Lockheed Martin and Raytheon - also includes 43 trucks, generators, electrical power units, communications equipment, tools, test and maintenance equipment and "personnel training and training equipment". US Congress has 30 days to object. He was responding to a question if the deal could pose a threat to Iran. The US has already deployed THAAD to South Korea in defence of North Korea's short-range missiles, which has angered China for interfering.

People White House: Not the time for gun law debate
Author: 0 White House: Not the time for gun law debate

Tillerson did not deny NBC's reporting that he had called Trump a "moron", although State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert later said the secretary had not made the remark. "We're gonna continue doing that as a team with the president leading that effort". Without being specific, Trump pressed the leaders to be faster at providing him with "military options" when needed.

People European Union orders Amazon to pay 250 mn euros in taxes to Luxembourg
Author: 0 European Union orders Amazon to pay 250 mn euros in taxes to Luxembourg

The Commission a year ago hit USA tech giant Apple with a 13 billion euro (£11.5 billion) tax bill in the wake of an investigation which found that Apple paid 50 euros in tax for every one million of profit made outside the U.S. "This is illegal under EU State aid rules because it allowed Amazon to pay substantially less tax than other businesses". The regulator separately announced on Wednesday that it was referring Ireland to the European Court of Justice for failing to recover the ...

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