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An emotional Dak Prescott threw three touchdowns in his first home game in almost a year as the Dallas Cowboys cruised past Philadelphia 41-21 in an NFL clash for first place in the NFC East.
A wildfire burning on Ptarmigan Mountain, Colorado, prompted evacuations for surrounding areas on September 27.This footage, filmed by Ian Robinson, shows a firefighting plane dumping fire retardant on the area, as a large smoke plume wafts skyward.The Summit County Sheriff’s Office issued evacuation orders for the Hamilton Creek area, as the blaze, dubbed the Ptarmigan Fire, grew to around 30-40 acres in size. Credit: Ian Robinson via Storyful
While Western cinema all too often equates film noir with retro pastiche and period fare, Chinese filmmakers continue to sustain the genre in bracingly contemporary, socially relevant ways — often sneaking a wealth of political and economic commentary past censors and straight into their sleek underworld narratives. Zhang Ji’s remarkable debut feature, “Fire on the […]
Korea Telecom has unveiled plans to inject $150 million into its media unit allowing it to expand its content production capacity. The move comes at a time when already high competition for Korean content is set to intensify further. KT said that it will buy new shares in KT studio Genie, the unit formed earlier […]
SEBERANG PERAI, Sept 28 — Putrajaya has not received an official application from Penang to build a bridge in place of the state’s proposed undersea tunnel, said Senior Works Minister Datuk Seri...
North Korea fired an unidentified projectile off its eastern coast on Tuesday.That's according to South Korea's military and Japan's defense ministry said it appeared to be a ballistic missile, but gave no further details.The announcement came just before North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations, Kim Song, urged the U.S to give up its hostile policy towards Pyongyang."We are just building up our national defense in order to defend ourselves and reliably safeguard the security and peace of the country."North Korea has accused Seoul and Washington of "double standards," saying they denounced its weapons development while continuing their own military activities.The North and South have been developing increasingly sophisticated weapons and back in September, both test fired ballistic missiles.Washington condemned the North's September test and a separate launch days earlier.Experts said that may have been its first cruise missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead, a threat to its neighbors.At the time, Washington did not mention Seoul's test of a submarine-launched ballistic missile also fired in September.In a statement on Monday, the U.S military said the latest missile launch posed no immediate threat to U.S. personnel or territory, or U.S. allies.
A newly-sparked wildfire prompted evacuations in the area of Silverthorne, Colorado, on September 27.This footage, filmed by Kim Greene, shows a firefighting plane dumping fire retardant on the area, as a large smoke plume wafts skyward.The Summit County Sheriff’s Office issued evacuation orders for the Hamilton Creek area, as the blaze, dubbed the Ptarmigan Fire, grew to around 30-40 acres in size. Credit: Kim Greene via Storyful
PETALING JAYA, Sept 28 — British band Coldplay lead singer Chris Martin gifted one of his guitars to K-pop boyband BTS member and a Twitter post documenting it has been liked by two million fans....
A fire that damaged two Tesla Inc battery units at a huge energy storage project in Australia in July was caused by a coolant leak that went undetected during start-up tests, a state watchdog said in a report released on Tuesday. Safety regulators on Tuesday cleared the so-called Victoria Big Battery project, run by French renewables firm Neoen SA, to resume testing at the site near Melbourne. However the safety regulator Energy Safe Victoria said it will now determine whether there have been any breaches of the state's electricity safety rules and "if so, whether enforcement action is warranted".
Chinese single-engine J-10 and J-20 stealth fighter jets showcase Chinese military might at the opening of the 13th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition. The country's biggest airshow, in the southern coastal city of Zhuhai, comes as Beijing pushes to meet a 2035 deadline to retool its military for modern warfare.
As a severe power crunch roils China's northeastern industrial heartland, senior officials face mounting pressure from alarmed citizens to ramp up coal imports thick and fast in order to keep lights on, factories open and even water supplies flowing. With electricity shortages sparked by scant coal supply crippling large sections of industry https://www.reuters.com/world/china/chinas-power-crunch-begins-weigh-economic-outlook-2021-09-27, the governor of Jilin province, one of the hardest hit in the world's no.2 economy, called for a surge in coal imports, while a power company association said supply was being expanded "at any cost". News organisations and social media carried reports and posts saying the lack of power in the northeast had shut down traffic lights, residential elevators and 3G mobile phone coverage as well as triggering factory shutdowns.
Ford is accelerating its push into electric vehicles.The U.S. carmaker and its Korean battery partner - SK Innovation - are investing $11.4 billion on a new factory and three battery plants in the U.S..Monday's announcement is the single largest manufacturing investment in Ford's 118-year history, as it aims for around half of its global vehicle volume to be electric by 2030.The automaker's portion of the investment is $7 billion, with SK covering the rest.Some 11,000 new jobs will be created at the sites planned for Stanton, Tennessee, Glendale and Kentucky.Ford is America's second-largest car company and the move is a major step in a wider push by automakers looking to roll out EVs while China and Europe seek to reduce vehicle emissions.Ford North American Chief Operating Officer Lisa Drake told Reuters:"For us, this is a very transformative point where we are putting our capital in place now in a very big way to lead the transition to EVs."The company plans to launch the electric F-150 Lightning pickup truck next spring.
The BIG BANG member and actress are awaiting the birth of their first child
There are few casting decisions as hotly anticipated as the question of who will be the next 007, with many expecting that a black Bond or even female Bond is on the cards. Londoners discuss whether they think a woman should play the role, ahead of the much-delayed world premiere of the latest James Bond film, "No Time To Die", in the British capital. Daniel Craig has already weighed in on the matter, saying in an interview: "Why should a woman play James Bond when there should be a part just as good as James Bond, but for a woman?"
Director Hwang Dong Hyuk says even thinking about it makes him tired
There are few casting decisions as hotly anticipated as the question of who will be the next 007, with many expecting that a black Bond or even female Bond is on the cards.
In their first public testimony since the U.S. completed its withdrawal from Afghanistan, top Pentagon leaders will face sharp questions in Congress about the chaotic pullout and the Taliban's rapid takeover of the country. Republicans in particular have intensified their attacks on President Joe Biden’s decision to pull all troops out of Afghanistan by Aug. 30, saying it left the U.S. more vulnerable to terrorism. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, are slated to testify Tuesday in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee and then on Wednesday before the House Armed Services Committee.
The drama and deadlines driving action on Capitol Hill right now can be disorienting. Democrats are trying to pass more than $4 trillion in infrastructure and social programs at the center of President Joe Biden’s agenda — and at the same time avert a government shutdown and prevent a federal default that could send financial markets crashing. “The next few days will be a time of intensity,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wrote in a letter to colleagues over the weekend.
After 15 years playing the legendary British spy James Bond, Daniel Craig is making way for a new generation of actors following his fifth 007 film, "No Time To Die", which has its world premiere in London on Tuesday.