China debuts world’s fastest Maglev train

(CNN) — A maglev bullet train that can reach speeds of 600 kilometers per hour (373 miles per hour) has made its debut in Qingdao, China. Developed by the state-owned China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation, it’s considered the world’s fastest train. “Maglev” is an abbreviation of “magnetic levitation.” The train appears to be “floating” thanks to an electromagnetic force that sends it gliding above the tracks. Liang Jianying, deputy general manager and chief engineer of CRRC Sifang, told Chinese state media that in addition to its speed, the train emits low levels of noise pollution and requires less maintenance than…

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Anders Breivik killed 77 people in Norway. A decade on, ‘the hatred is still out there’ but his influence is seen as low

In a national memorial address at Oslo Cathedral just two days after the attacks, Stoltenberg called for “more democracy, more openness, and more humanity.” Speaking with CNN’s “Amanpour” show in an interview to mark the anniversary, Stoltenberg — now NATO secretary-general — repeated that message and applauded the way Norwegians had responded. But, he warned, the “hatred is still out there.” Last month, the University of Oslo’s Center for Research on Extremism (C-REX) published a series of analyses looking at Breivik’s long-term influence. The author of one of the reports, Dr. Jacob Aasland Ravndal, told CNN it appeared more limited…


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