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Preparing a Nuclear Power Plant ahead of Hurricane Florence

Preparing a Nuclear Power Plant ahead of Hurricane Florence

In a call with reporters on Wednesday, Duke officials said a decision on whether to close the Brunswick plant had not been made. "Storm of a lifetime" Florence is still a few days out from landfall along the US coastline. On its current track, the storm will hit the coast on Friday with maximum sustained winds of about 105 miles per hour. Duke's bigger worry, spokesperson Paige Sheehan said, are the cooling ponds at its fossil fuel power plants. Consulte Mais Informação

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Australians warned to cut up strawberries after people report finding needles inside

An Australian state has offered a large reward for information after sewing needles were found in strawberries sold in supermarkets, in what the federal health minister described as a "vicious crime". "This was an earlier comment by the Strawberry Growers Association , it's something we don't subscribe to, we are looking at points of the chain from growth all the way to distribution into the stores, we're keeping a very open mind", he said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Needles found in Gladstone family's strawberries

Needles found in Gladstone family's strawberries

People in possession of the brands in question should refrain from using them and strawberries from other companies "should be cut up" for safe measure, police said in the update, quoting Queensland's Chief Health Officer Dr. "We're keeping a very open mind as to where this may have occurred". Meanwhile, a NSW mother revealed her ten-year-old child discovered sabotaged fruit in a case yet unconfirmed by police. Consulte Mais Informação

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Volkswagen to kill the Beetle in 2019 as car sales plunge

Volkswagen to kill the Beetle in 2019 as car sales plunge

Volkswagen announced that it will end production of the Beetle in 2019, finishing with the last ever models to the carry the name, the Final Edition SE and Final Edition SEL. 1953: on July 3, the 500,000th Beetle is produced and VW opens a plant in Brazil. Additionally, VW will cover its bases with the recently announced T-Roc Cabriolet , which will serve as a Beetle Cabriolet replacement in some markets. Consulte Mais Informação

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Man jailed for faking TripAdvisor reviews 'in landmark ruling for the internet'

Man jailed for faking TripAdvisor reviews 'in landmark ruling for the internet'

September 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - TripAdvisor, the global leader in online review fraud prevention, today commended the result of a pivotal legal ruling in Italy which saw a persistent online review fraudster sentenced to jail. It also penalized businesses that had paid PromoSalento for phony, glowing reviews. "We know that industry collaboration has an important role to play in tackling review fraud", Young stressed. Consulte Mais Informação

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California Regulators Fail 18% of Recreational Marijuana Tested

California Regulators Fail 18% of Recreational Marijuana Tested

About 2,000 products failed the tests. Now some of these failed tests are a simple case of mislabeling, meaning a company labeled a product as having a potency different than what was actually tested. The chief scientific officer for Santa Ana-based testing company Cannalysis, Swetha Kaul, told regulators last month that the testing rules miss mold and yeast contaminants that standard pharmaceutical and food testing would otherwise catch. Consulte Mais Informação

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TopStory - Most US voters oppose Trump's impeachment

TopStory - Most US voters oppose Trump's impeachment

The CNN poll released on Monday showed that only 32 percent of respondents believed that Trump was "honest and trustworthy". Earlier this summer, Quinnipiac found 57 percent thought the president was intelligent. This, together with Trump choosing Brett Kavanaugh, an unpopular candidate, as Supreme Court nominee, might make it hard for the administration to project a confident image, which might be reflected in the November polls, Vox reported. Consulte Mais Informação

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China says world trade system not ideal, needs reform

China says world trade system not ideal, needs reform

US President Donald Trump said last week that in addition to preparing tariffs on the further US$200 billion worth of goods, he had tariffs on an additional US$267 billion worth of goods ready "on short notice if I want". Trump imposed his first phase of tariffs this summer on $50 billion of Chinese goods, including high-end technology parts and manufactured goods, while Beijing fired back dollar-for-dollar at U.S. Consulte Mais Informação

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Carney extends Bank of England term to lead economy through Brexit

Carney extends Bank of England term to lead economy through Brexit

Chancellor Philip Hammond confirmed that Carney's term has been extended until 31 January 2020, a further seven months on his original deal. The chancellor also asked deputy governor Jon Cunliffe to extend his tenure by another 4-years, which Cunliffe accepted, saying, "I look forward to continuing to work with Mark and all Bank colleagues to deliver our important mission over the coming years". Consulte Mais Informação

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