Take a look at China’s fleet of destroyers, including the Type 055, which cost $920 million to build and is considered one of the country’s most powerful warships

The first Type 055, Nanchang (101) guided-missile destroyer.Xinhua/Li Tang/Getty Images The Chinese navy is the largest in the world in terms of number of vessels. It is estimated that the navy has 41 destroyers across eight classes. Its most powerful destroyer class, the Type 055 or Renhai, cost $920 million per unit to build. China […]

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Know your zone: Florida evacuation map shows who will have to leave before a hurricane strikes

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A threat from Hurricane Ian to the Sunshine State means millions of residents could be asked by local governments to head to higher ground but with a population of more than 22 million in the state, finding out who will need to seek shelter could be a complicated task. Mandatory and voluntary […]

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Vulnerable Tampa Bay braces for storm not seen in a century

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — It’s been more than a century since a major storm like Hurricane Ian has struck the Tampa Bay area, which blossomed from a few hundred thousand people in 1921 to more than 3 million today. Many of these people live in low-lying neighborhoods that are highly susceptible to storm surge […]

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Kate Middleton has 2 tricks that help her stand in heels for hours, and they’re almost impossible to notice

Kate Middleton in Hopkins, Belize, on March 20, 2022.Chris Jackson/Getty Images Kate Middleton often stands in heels for hours at a time while making public appearances. So to ensure comfort, etiquette expert Myka Meier says the Princess of Wales uses two tricks. Kate is said to wear John Lewis non-slip tights and Alice Bow insoles […]

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Scotland ‘not short of issues’ before Ukraine decider in Nations League

Scotland players trained in Edinburgh on Monday before their journey to Poland Venue: Cracovia Stadium, Krakow Date: Tuesday, 27 September Kick-off: 19:45 BST Coverage: Listen on BBC Radio Scotland Extra/DAB/810MW, live text commentary on the BBC Sport website & app, highlights on BBC One Scotland from 22:45 Scotland manager Steve Clarke says he’s “not short […]

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Yuki Onishi, founder of world’s first Michelin-starred ramen shop, dies at 43

Yuki Onishi, founder of the world’s first ramen shop to earn a Michelin star, has died at the age of 43. It was not immediately clear when the renowned Japanese chef – who founded Japanese Soba Noodles Tsuta, or simply Tsuta – passed away. However, news outlets say he died of acute heart failure. His […]

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Gujarat: Cows let loose in India government buildings in protest

“BJP-ruled states like Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand are providing support. Even Congress-ruled Rajasthan is offering 50 rupees for one cow. So why has Gujarat failed to support cows?” Vipul Mali, general secretary of the Gujarat Gau Seva Sangh – which runs cow shelters for sick cattle – was quoted by the newspaper as […]

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Britney Spears says she won’t join the entertainment business after conservatorship ends: ‘WAY too late’

If you’re waiting for Britney Spears to release new music, you might be disappointed. Spears, 40, explained to fans in a lengthy Instagram post shared Sunday that she doesn’t want to rejoin the “entertainment industry” after being released from her 13-year conservatorship. The “Toxic” singer also emphasized that Jennifer Lopez’s family wouldn’t have ever let […]

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Labour conference: Starmer to quote Tony Blair in pitch for power

There’s a question though: is that because its ideas are exciting the electorate, or is Labour’s popularity more because of concern about the government and the economy? And in that sense, if the government does succeed in driving economic growth, is Labour’s situation actually quite uncertain?

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