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1.An app pushes factories in China to cut pollution
OXFORD, England — When environmentalist Ma Jun set out to tackle pollution from Chinese industries, it seemed a near-impossible task.Taking polluting factories to court was difficult. Factory owners were powerful, and the incentives were stronger to cut environmental corners than comply with regulations.
2.Yum CEO says China business mending, sees strong year-end finish
Yum Brands Inc, owner of KFC and Pizza Hut chains, on Tuesday said business in its biggest market China is recovering from a meat scare at one of its minor suppliers and the division would finish the year strong.Yum's comments on China, its No. 1 market for revenue and profit, sent company shares up 4.5 percent to $84.52 in extended trading.
The Veteran Affairs administration had placed a suicide caller on hold three times before he could speak with a human being on the other line.
According to NewsMax, "An Air Force veteran who called the Department of Veterans Affairs' suicide hotline says he was put on hold three times before he was actually able to talk to someone. "Like too many veterans, I didn't know the hotline number, so I called my local VA, James Haley down in Tampa, Florida, and got to the typical menu that most people would get," Ted Koran told J.D. Hayworth on "America's Forum" on on Monday."
When Jeb Bush is not touting the virtues of his 'Common Core' education plan, he's hobnobbing with 'Limousine Liberals' to express his concerns over Climate Change.
The Daily Caller reports that, "Jeb Bush a crowd in New Hampshire Friday that the “climate is changing and I am concerned about that.” Jeb added that the U.S. must “[b]e cognizant of the fact that we have this climate change issue and we need to work with the rest of the world to negotiate a way to reduce carbon emissions.”
John Podesta, a Clinton Foundation consultant, says that those who criticize Hillary Clinton are the same as the cherry picker labor force. Could this be a derogatory attack against the dignity of cherry pickers?
According to the Concord Monitor, "Hillary Clinton dismissed swirling questions about her family foundation yesterday as little more than political attacks from Republicans eager to gain an early advantage in the 2016 presidential contest. Clinton, campaigning for the Democratic nomination in the liberal bastion of Keene, pushed back against accusations that foreign governments that made donations to the Clintons’ charity received preferential treatment from the State Department while she served in the Obama administration."
Japan's Magelev bullet train is the fastest train on record.
The Houston Chronicle reports that, "A Japanese maglev that is the fastest passenger train in the world has broken its own speed record. Operator said the train reached 603 kilometers per hour (375 miles per hour) in a test run on Tuesday, surpassing its previous record of 361 mph (581 kph) set in 2003. The train traveled for just over a mile (1.8 kilometers) at a speed exceeding 600 kph (373 mph)."
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1.‘Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China’ Trophies Reveal Game Details; Playthrough Of the First For The Trilogy Coming
This week, “Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China” is set to be released in North America on April 21, and in Australia and the rest of Europe on April 22. But ahead of the release dates, a list of trophies have been furnished over at PlayStation Trophies.There is a total of 18 trophies listed for “Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China.” Most notably, there’s one person who’s been identified on the player’s assassination list which is Gao Feng. Some of the moves and kills have also been revealed, such as using the Helix Kill to eliminate 100 enemies, Slide assassinating 25 enemies and even doing Shadow Golds on patrols.
During his visit to Pakistan, China’s president will discuss a raft of energy and infrastructure deals as part of wider ambitions to open new trade and transport routes across Asia.Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Pakistan had already generated a sense of nervous anticipation. Originally expected to come in September last year, Xi’s visit was postponed in the wake of prolonged anti-government protests in Islamabad, with the government not want anything untoward happening this time round.
In a shocking move by Prime Minister Tony Abbott of Australia, he agreed to share sensitive intelligence information with the government of Iran in regards to terrorist activities in the Middle East.
According to the BBC News, "Australia and Iran have agreed to share intelligence about Australians fighting with militant groups in Iraq. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has said the deal will help both countries in their efforts to tackle Islamic State (IS)."
President Barack Obama appears on video in 1995 discussing his view of race relations in the United States of America. He contends that all white people are racist, including White liberals.
Universal Free Press reports that, "Straight from the horses mouth we finally get the truth about just who Barack Hussein Obama Jr. really is ! This article and the video below needs to go viral ! Don’t forget to send a copy to all of your Facebook and Twitter friends, it’s time congress impeach this illegal imposter “president.”
San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor was involved in car wreck that seriously injured four people. Not only did the mayor escape unharmed, but she forced her police security detail to place the wounded victim in handcuffs.
According to the Houston Chronicle, "Authorities say San Antonio's mayor was not hurt but four others were injured during a traffic accident. KENS-TV reports ( ) Mayor was a passenger in a city vehicle that collided with a convertible at an intersection Saturday afternoon."
The Clinton Foundation, the Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA), National Endowment for Democracy (NED) and the Podesta Group received over $8.6 million from Ukraine oligarch Victor Pinchuk to spark the Maidan Revolution in the Ukraine that inspired so-called pro-democracy protestors to instigate regime change in Kiev in order that pro-American corporations could cash in on Westernizing reforms in the Ukraine.
Russia Today reports that, "From 2009 up to 2013, the year the Ukrainian crisis erupted, the Clinton Foundation received at least $8.6 million from the Victor Pinchuk Foundation, which is headquartered in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, a new report claims. In 2008, Viktor Pinchuk, who made a fortune in the pipe-building business, pledged a five-year, $29-million commitment to the Clinton Global Initiative, a program that works to train future Ukrainian leaders “to modernize Ukraine.” The Wall Street Journal revealed the donations the fund received from foreigners abroad between 2009-2014 in their published earlier this week."