World's longest sea crossing: Hong Kong-Zhuhai bridge set to open

  1. World’s longest sea crossing: Hong Kong-Zhuhai bridge set to open  BBC News
  2. China’s New 34-Mile Bridge to Link Up 70 Million People in Planned Megalopolis  Wall Street Journal
  3. China To Open Mega-Bridge And Tunnel: 34 Miles Across The Water  NPR
  4. The $20 billion ‘umbilical cord’: China unveils the world’s longest sea-crossing bridge  CNN
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Israel says ready for UN crossing with Syria to reopen

Israel says ready for UN crossing with Syria to reopenIsrael is prepared to open its side of the crossing point with Syria following the return of UN peacekeepers to the Golan Heights following a four-year absence, the army said. Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman “authorised the reopening of the Alpha gate of the Quneitra crossing between Israel and Syria, allowing the UN to resume activity via the crossing pending Syria’s reopening their side,” it said in a statement Saturday.


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Macron under fire after telling young jobseeker to 'find work by crossing the road'

Macron under fire after telling young jobseeker to 'find work by crossing the road'Emmanuel Macron has provoked ridicule and anger by telling an unemployed man that he could find him work “just by crossing the road”. The 25-year-old aspiring gardener complained of being unable to find a job when he spoke to the French president during a public open day at the Elysée Palace on Saturday.  Mr Macron advised him to change his line of work, saying jobs were readily available in catering or construction.  “Hotels, cafés, restaurants, I can find you [work] by crossing the road. They just want people who are ready to work,” he said. There’s not a single place I go to where they don’t say they’re looking for people.” Industry officials say about 100,000 vacancies in hotel and restaurants need filling in France. They have urged Mr Macron to allow immigrants to take the jobs.  But the off-the-cuff remark by Mr Macron, often derided by critics as the “president of the rich”, was immediately mocked on social media. Fort de Brégançon: Emmanuel Macron’s ‘Riviera Camp David’ with view of Mediterranean A video of the exchange went viral, prompting a torrent of posts saying that Mr Macron, 40, a former Rothschild banker married to a chocolate heiress, was out of touch. “Completely disconnected from the reality of French people,” one post read. “How can someone show that much contempt, lack of empathy and ignorance in just 30 seconds?” said another. The exchange drew furious criticism from opposition parliamentarians. Laurence Rossignol, a Socialist senator and former minister for families, deplored the president’s “unfortunate remarks” three days after he announced a plan to wean the French off welfare. Mr Macron’s €8 billion “anti-poverty” proposals aim to end the French practice of lavish benefits payments for the poor. Instead, they are to be offered a way out of penury by finding jobs. Mr Macron, who has so far failed to fulfil election pledges to slash unemployment and revive economic growth, is struggling to restore his image after a summer of political scandals and plunging approval ratings. The president came under fire from Left and Right last month for describing the French last month as “Gauls who are resistant to change”. The head of Mr Macron’s party rejected accusations that his latest remarks showed contempt for the poor. “Is what the president said false? If you go to the Montparnasse area, you won’t find that they need workers?” Christophe Castaner said in a TV interview yesterday. “Would you prefer empty words? I prefer a president who speaks the truth.”


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Nintendo announces new Animal Crossing, Final Fantasy ports, and more

  1. Nintendo announces new Animal Crossing, Final Fantasy ports, and more  Digital Trends
  2. Nintendo Switch cloud save data disappears if you cancel subscription  Ars Technica
  3. More Nintendo Switch Online Service Details Revealed In Nintendo Direct  GameSpot
  4. Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online – Nintendo Switch™ Official site  Nintendo
  5. Nintendo Switch Online release date, UK cost and features | All you need to know  Telegraph.co.uk
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The Internet Reacts To Animal Crossing's Isabelle In Smash

  1. The Internet Reacts To Animal Crossing’s Isabelle In Smash  Kotaku
  2. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s Release Date And Switch Pre-Order Guide (US Only)  GameSpot
  3. New ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ Nintendo Switch Bundle Announced  Variety
  4. Nintendo Direct September 2018: What we learned from the announcements  Daily Mail
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Animal Crossing Is Finally Coming To Nintendo Switch Next Year

  1. Animal Crossing Is Finally Coming To Nintendo Switch Next Year  GameSpot
  2. Animal Crossing Switch is out in 2019 and Nintendo is driving us nuts already  Polygon
  3. Isabelle Joins Smash Bros. Ultimate As Nintendo Teases New Animal Crossing  Kotaku
  4. Pete Hines Bethesda interview – ‘We do believe in single-player!’  Metro
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Israel to reopen Erez border crossing with Gaza: minister

Israel to reopen Erez border crossing with Gaza: ministerIsrael will reopen the Erez border crossing with the Gaza Strip on Monday, Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said, a week after closing it due to clashes. In a statement from his office on Sunday, Lieberman said the decision to reopen Erez, the only crossing for people in the north of the Palestinian enclave, was made “given the calm along the border”. Israel closed the crossing on August 19 in response to what Lieberman then called “violent incidents”, tightening its blockade of the landlocked territory run by the Islamist movement Hamas.


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Israel closes people crossing with Gaza after border violence

Israel closes people crossing with Gaza after border violenceIsrael closed Sunday its only crossing for people with the Gaza Strip except for humanitarian cases after weekend border clashes, the latest tightening of its blockade on the Palestinian enclave despite truce efforts. The move could prevent Gazans from travelling via the crossing for this week’s Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, which runs from Monday night until Thursday night, but Israeli officials did not say how long the closure would last. The Palestinian Authority civilian affairs office in the Gaza Strip also confirmed the closure except for medical cases and Palestinians seeking to cross back into the enclave.


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Israel closes people crossing with Gaza: official

Israel closes people crossing with Gaza: officialIsrael closed its only crossing for people with the Gaza Strip on Sunday except for humanitarian cases over border incidents that saw protests and clashes at the weekend, an Israeli official said. A spokeswoman for the Israeli defence ministry unit that oversees the passage confirmed that the Erez crossing had been closed. Border protests and clashes on Friday left two Palestinians dead by Israeli gunfire.


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