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Amtrak is finally refreshing its tired train interiors

For the next six months, overnight crews will be giving Amtrak’s dingy train interiors a much needed design makeover. The $16 million refresh involves swapping out seats, carpets, lighting and upholstery as well as scrubbing the grime off 450 commuter trains servicing the US east coast.<p>The …

I flew JetBlue for the first time and finally understand why it's one of the best airlines in the world

Since its founding in 1999, JetBlue has been one of America's favorite airlines. As an aviation journalist, I've spent the past few years covering JetBlue as a business, but I haven't actually had the chance to experience its service. Chalk it up to spending most of my life living in the shadows of …

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British couple given lengthy jail terms for child sexual abuse

Sarah Gotham and Craig Forbes sentenced to nine and eight years respectively after US paedophile gave evidence against them<p>A British couple who abused a child and streamed the assaults live are beginning lengthy jail terms after a fellow paedophile who watched online from the US gave evidence …

May vows to protect UK troops who fought in Iraq from legal 'abuse'

PM restates determination to protect armed forces from ‘vexatious complaints’ relating to eight-year occupation<p>Theresa May has told senior commanders that every effort must be made to stop British soldiers from falling victim to “abuse of the legal system” by lawyers representing Iraqis who allege …

Rats Taught to Detect Land Mines in Cambodia

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Chinese shopping giant Alibaba is launching an HBO-like Netflix rival

Alibaba is already a cornerstone of China's online shopping space, and it's now setting its sights on one of the internet's <i>other</i> big draws: streaming video. Jack Ma and crew are planning to launch Tmall Box Office, a Netflix-like service that will combine HBO-like original video productions (hence …

Woman arrested at Heathrow for conspiracy to commit FGM

Zimbabwe-born British national was arrested as she boarded a flight from London to Ghana via Amsterdam with an eight-year-old girl<p>A 42-year-old woman has been arrested for conspiracy to commit female genital mutilation by officers carrying out an FGM awareness operation with colleagues from the …

US increasingly concerned that Russia is intent on partitioning Ukraine

With rebels having seized extra 200 square miles of territory, US’s leaking of talks about sending weapons to Kiev may be Obama’s way of warning Putin to back off<p>The public disclosure that the US is considering supplying lethal weaponry to Ukraine in its battle with Russian-backed separatists, …