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Italy declares year-long state of emergency after bridge disaster

Italy declares year-long state of emergency after bridge disaster

The Morandi Bridge, also known as the Polcevera Viaduct, was designed by Italian civil engineer Riccardo Morandi and completed in 1968. "People are in shock". Stefano Marigliani, Autostrade director for the Genoa area, told Reuters: "The collapse was unexpected and unpredictable". Salvatore Lorefice, 58, a pensioner who lives a few hundred meters (yards) from the bridge, said cement had fallen off the structure as early as the 1980s when he worked at a warehouse directly under the bridge. Consulte Mais Informação

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Company behind The North Face chooses Denver for global headquarters

Company behind The North Face chooses Denver for global headquarters

VF Corp . - maker of global apparel brands such as The North Face and JanSport - will relocate its headquarters from Greensboro, N.C.to the Denver metro area in early 2019, creating some 800 jobs as it consolidates its corporate offices and those of five of its brands in a state that rapidly is becoming a focal point of the American outdoor-retail industry. Consulte Mais Informação

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White House faces criticism over incorrect African American employment numbers

Sanders incorrectly told reporters President Donald Trump had created three times as many jobs for African-Americans as former President Barack Obama had during his entire eight years in the White House . Sanders later followed with a statement of her own. That's 700,000 African-Americans that are working now that weren't working when this President took place. Consulte Mais Informação

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Turkey increases tariffs on some U.S. goods, escalating feud

Turkey increases tariffs on some U.S. goods, escalating feud

Unfazed by Turkey's escalating economic turmoil, Erdoğan suggested he would snub US-made iPhones in favour of other mobile brands produced domestically or in other countries. The punitive measures are in response to Turkey's detention of US-born Christian evangelical pastor , Andrew Brunson, who is charged with espionage and terrorism allegations following the failed 2016 coup d'état attempt. Consulte Mais Informação

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Turkish court rejects USA pastor Brunson's appeal for release

The declaration comes as a trade war between the United States and Turkey has caused the Turkish currency, the lira, to plummet over the past few days, sending shockwaves throughout global markets. "What do you want to do? Whatever we pay for from overseas, we will do here", he said, referring to a cell phone made in Turkey. Erdogan admitted the Turkish economy had problems - including a widening current account deficit and inflation of nearly 16 percent but added: "Thanks to God, our ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Retail inflation slows to 9-month low at 4.17%

Retail inflation slows to 9-month low at 4.17%

The IMF had lowered its growth projection for India last month by 10bps to 7.3%, citing higher oil prices and speedier interest rate increases by the RBI because of higher-than-expected inflation. The costs of buying clothes and shoes slumped by 0.4 per cent year on year. The CSO data revealed that inflation in vegetables declined by (-) 2.19 percent last month, compared to 7.8 percent in June. Consulte Mais Informação

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Bayer shares plunge after Monsanto cancer ruling, Companies & Markets News & Top Stories

Bayer shares plunge after Monsanto cancer ruling, Companies & Markets News & Top Stories

While observers predicted thousands of potential future claims against the company in the wake of Monsanto's defeat, Bayer - which recently acquired the USA giant - said the California ruling went against scientific evidence. Farmers fear that cutting the use of glyphosate herbicides will hurt their crop yield. "So we all pay for the damages of a poisons use", said Claire Bleakley, President of GE-Free NZ. Consulte Mais Informação

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Turkey escalates USA feud by increasing tariffs on products

Raising tariffs on imports from Turkey "poses serious risks" for the United States, an official at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said Tuesday. It comes after Washington imposed punitive sanctions on Ankara . He has presided over soaring inflation and borrowing levels, but insists the lira's plight is the result of a "campaign" led by foreign powers. But the USA insists Andrew Brunson, a long-time Turkish resident who ran the tiny Izmir Resurrection Church, is "a victim of unfair and unjust ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Polls close in Vermont for slate of primaries

Polls close in Vermont for slate of primaries

Under Vermont law he can not appear on the November ballot as both a Democrat and an independent. "The regularity of Sanders infidelity to the Democrat party and the Vermont Primary process flies in the face of the clear intent of Vermont's constitutional demand that 'elections ought to be free and without corruption in electing officers to their government", Adeluola wrote in her complaint. Consulte Mais Informação

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Nvidia unveils Turing-based Quadro RTX family

Nvidia unveils Turing-based Quadro RTX family

Namely, it looks like PC gamers will be treated to a new graphics card, to be dubbed the GeForce RTX 2080, if clues peppered throughout the teaser pan out (via PCWorld ). AI will in turn help power new rendering methods such as deep learning anti-aliasing, which promises a high-quality image rendering complete with de-noising, resolution scaling and video re-timing. Consulte Mais Informação

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Erdogan: Turkey can do without United States electronic goods

Erdogan: Turkey can do without United States electronic goods

However, other countries - such as Mexico and South Africa - also took advantage of low USA interest rates in the years after the financial crisis to borrow heavily in dollars and saw their currencies coming under pressure. Erdogan said his government would offer further incentives to companies planning to invest in Turkey and said firms should not be put off by economic uncertainty. Consulte Mais Informação

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