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Elon Musk proposes rockets that will offer transport to anywhere on Earth in under an hour

paceX CEO Elon Musk has revealed plans to use rockets as a form of transport on earth, and he claims they will allow people to travel from “any c  ity to any other city in under one hour”. Musk revealed his vision for the new transport system at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Adelaide, Australia, yesterday. He said the price ...

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    Uber to announce it’s leaving Quebec due to stricter government rules

    Just days after the company warned it may leave the province, Radio-Canada has confirmed Uber intends to cease operations in Quebec. Last week, an Uber statement said “new and challenging” provincial regulations “significantly threaten” the company’s ability to continue operating. Jean-Nicolas Guillemette, director general of Uber Quebec, is expected to make the announcement at an 11 a.m. ET news conference today in Montreal. On ...

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      20,000 South Koreans killed per day: the terrifying cost of a US war with North Korea

      The defeat of North Korea would be inevitable, say US analysts, but it would come at a devastating price, even without the use of nuclear weapons US President Donald Trump’s threatening posture toward North Korea – most recently exhibited at the United Nations, where he warned that the US could “totally destroy” the country – has prompted military strategists to ...

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        Trump says NFL should fire players who kneel during national anthem

        President Trump speaks at a campaign rally in support of Sen. Luther Strange on Friday in Huntsville, Ala. (Brynn Anderson / Associated Press) Associated Press President Trump says National Football League owners should fire players who kneel during the national anthem. And he’s encouraging spectators to walk out in protest. In an extended riff during a freewheeling speech in Alabama on Friday night, ...

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          3.4-magnitude earthquake ’caused by probable explosion’ detected in North Korea

          China’s earthquake administration says a magnitude 3.4 earthquake has been detected in North Korea, which it suspects was caused by an explosion. The report has raised fears that the isolated state has tested another nuclear bomb. The Chinese administration said in a statement on its website that the quake was recorded at a depth of zero kilometres. China’s official Xinhua news agency said the epicentre ...

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            Storm surge from Hurricane Irma seen striking Florida Keys and Tampa Bay

            Hurricane Irma is packing winds of more than 120 miles per hour, and it will bring a deadly storm surge to the Florida Keys and up the west coast of Florida Tampa Bay, one of the major metro areas at risk, hasn’t seen a direct hit from a major hurricane in almost a century Getty Images In this NOAA-NASA GOES ...

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