Electronics

The Latest: Passenger says crashed train moving ‘super-fast’ – Washington Post

Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

UPPER DARBY, Pa. — The Latest on the crash of a commuter train in suburban Philadelphia (all times local): 7:30 a.m. A passenger aboard a Philadelphia-area transit train that rear-ended a parked train at a station says he heard his train “going real fast … like, super-fast” just before impact. Raymond Woodward tells WPVI-TV he hit his head and other passengers were knocked to the floor of the moving train…

Three years of preparation, two minutes of totality. For this eclipse scientist, it’s all worth it – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

There were about 10 minutes to go before the sun disappeared from the daytime sky, but things were already feeling strange. It wasn’t warm enough for a summer’s day in Oregon. The sky wasn’t bright enough. It was as if the sun had been replaced by an impostor. But Jay Pasachoff was used to it. Dressed in a white polo shirt and the bright orange pants he always dons on…

As NKorea vows response, US dismisses calls to pause drills – Washington Post

Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea — As North Korea vowed “merciless retaliation” against U.S.-South Korean military drills that it claims are an invasion rehearsal, senior U.S. military commanders on Tuesday dismissed calls to pause or downsize exercises they called crucial to countering a clear threat from Pyongyang. The heated North Korean rhetoric, along with occasional weapons tests, is standard fare during the spring and summer war games by allies Seoul…

Five key pieces of Trump’s Afghanistan plan – CNN

Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

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Dozens injured in high-speed train incident outside Philadelphia – CNN

Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

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