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Egypt is building a $4.5 billion high-speed rail line

Through a project led by Siemens, passengers and cargo will soon be able to shoot through the Egyptian desert aboard the country's first high-speed train.
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Chicago faces COVID vaccine showdown with police union
Chicago police officers are resisting COVID-19 vaccine mandates, potentially leaving their departments under-staffed as crime increases. Charlie De Mar takes a look.
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Russell Wilson’s IR stint ends his streak of Seahawks starts
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Friday that Russell Wilson will go on IR as he recovers from surgery on his right middle finger.
U-Md. students protest development that would trade trees for graduate housing
'First in, last out': North Carolina community welcomes Afghan translator who served the 82nd Airborne
One of the 82nd Airborne's translators, Zabiullah R. affectionately known by the troops as Johnny, arrived with his family at his new home in rural North Carolina.
Boeing Faces Employee Protest Over Vaccine Mandates Amid Claims of Workplace Culture Issues
A local reporter said the crowd outside Boeing's facility in Everett, Washington seemed to be a mix of employees and individuals with anti-vaccine sentiments.
Alice Cooper says he picked up this surprising new skill during COVID lockdown: 'You miss that adrenaline'
Alice Cooper is playing a number of live shows until November.
There’s a sex toy for ‘Succession’ fans who are hot for cousin Greg
"Succession" fans now have another way to become even more obsessed with the HBO show, which returns for Season 3 on Sunday, Oct. 17.
Maryland teacher who sexually abused two students sentenced to 8 years
Maxwell Bero, of Montgomery County, also had run for Congress.
This retired FBI boss who became a school bus driver amid shortage
Mike Mason wanted to be useful in retirement, so he applied to be a school bus driver to help alleviate a shortage.
Capitol officer charged with obstructing riot probe
A Capitol Police officer has been arrested and charged with obstructing the investigation into the January 6 riot. Michael Riley is accused of tipping off a protester, allegedly telling them to remove photos and videos from social media.
Brian Laundrie manhunt: Chris Laundrie installs apparent doorbell camera
Chris Laundrie, father of fugitive Brian Laundrie, on Friday installed a new doorbell camera as the FBI and law enforcement officials continue to search for his son.
Parkland shooter to plead guilty to 17 murders
Former Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Nikolas Cruz intends to plead guilty to 17 counts of murder. Three faculty members and 14 students were killed in the 2018 mass school shooting. Manuel Bojorquez reports.
California adds Pacific leatherback sea turtle to its endangered species list
Scientists say 1,000-pound leatherback sea turtles have declined by about 5.6% in California each year for the last three decades.
New video shows first protesters to breach Capitol on January 6
The Justice Department released new video that they say captures one of the first successful breaches of the Capitol building on January 6.
Paris Hilton will have wedding reception at grandfather’s estate on Nov. 11
The estate was sold to former Google CEO Eric Schmidt in May for $61.5 million. Sources told us Hilton will also have a carnival-themed party at Santa Monica Pier.
FDA panel recommends Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine booster
An FDA panel recommended Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 booster shot for adults 18 and older. The panel suggested getting the booster as early as two months after the original shot. Mireya Villarreal has more.
U.S. Capitol Police officer charged with obstruction in case tied to January 6
CNN's Paula Reid reports.
Negotiations drag on over President Biden's far-reaching economic agenda but deadlines are quickly approaching
CNN's Phil Mattingly reports.
Dogs can show human-like ADHD behaviors, study finds
Scientists have discovered traits like hyperactivity, impulsivity and inattention in some dogs.
Hurrah to Netflix for standing up to the wokester censors
Hurrah for Netflix for standing firm against critics outside and in who want it to kill Dave Chappelle’s new stand-up special. Co-CEO Ted Sarandos said publicly mid-week it won’t take down “Closer,” while his fellow chief Reed Hastings is dialoging with upset employees, answering a “right side of history” question by saying, “I do believe...
"CBS Evening News" headlines for Friday, October 15, 2021
Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Evening News," hosted by Major Garrett.
4 key moments from Dr. Sanjay Gupta's appearance on Joe Rogan's podcast
When CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta sat down for a three-hour conversation on "The Joe Rogan Experience" podcast, the chief topic was Covid-19.
4 key moments from Dr. Sanjay Gupta's appearance on Joe Rogan's podcast
When CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta sat down for a three-hour conversation on "The Joe Rogan Experience" podcast, the chief topic was Covid-19.
De Blasio is a goner, but his toxic anti-meritocracy mentality is here to stay
Bill De Blasio will be out of office soon, but his mindset, bent on advancing bogus theories of systemic racism and opposed to upward mobility, seems to be lingering on in NYC.
Ron Watkins, Alleged QAnon Founder, Announces Run for Congress
"Trump had his election stolen, not just in Arizona but in other states, too," Watkins said during his campaign announcement.
Architecture firm brings 'diversity and sensitivity' to local communities
Couple struck by car walking from dinner to hotel
Police: Man arrested after road rage shooting
Clergy, residents complain about rec centers
Woman says man tried to break into her hotel room
Community mourns loss of mom and son from COVID
Sheriff: Teacher had edibles in student prize box
Bond denied for teen accused of killing classmate
2 workers injured after steam pipe ruptures
Delivery driver helps stabbing victim, then gets hit by his own car
Abortion providers feel ripple effects of TX ban
Man sentenced for killing brother-in-law
NE man rescues thousands from Afghanistan
Apple employee who led #AppleToo organizing effort says she was fired
An Apple employee who led organizing efforts against harassment and discrimination within the company said she has been fired.
Adam Schiff Says Kevin McCarthy Becoming House Speaker Is Essentially Giving Trump the Job
The California congressman has called the former president a "clear and present danger" to democracy.
Hubert Germain, last French WWII ‘Companion of the Liberation,’ dies at 101
He fought with Free French Forces in North Africa and Europe, helping liberate France from Nazi occupation.
Former President Clinton to stay in hospital Friday night
Orange, CA - A spokesperson for former President Bill Clinton says that he will remain hospitalized Friday night after checking into a hospital on Tuesday for a urological sepsis infection.
Team Biden’s blow to US workers . . . and other commentary
Conservative: Mayorkis’ Blow to US Workers Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas’ new ban on “worksite raids for illegal aliens” by Immigration and Customs Enforcement is a marked shift from the 1986 law that prohibited illegal-immigrant ­employment “to protect American workers from competition by people who had no right to be here,” fumes Mark Krikorian at National Review....
Masks and vaccines are a must this holiday season, CDC says
Get your holiday themed masks and porch heaters ready.
NFL Picks Week 6: The Vikings, Panthers and the allure of inscrutable teams
Wall Street Sees a Record-Deal Spree as a Reason for Optimism
Fees from advising corporate clients on mergers and other deals raised bottom lines across Wall Street. Bankers say it’s a good sign for the recovery.