The world’s fastest plane

In 1976 an Air Force SR-71 Blackbird spy jet set the world aviation speed record of 2,193 mph. Nearly 40 years later, the record still stands.
China reports slowest growth since 2009

China reports slowest growth since 2009

The world’s second biggest economy grew 6.5% in the third quarter of 2018. That’s its weakest quarterly growth since the depths of the global financial crisis in early 2009 and below economists’ expectations of 6.6%.
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