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Faulty fridge believed to have caused fatal London apartment blaze

Housing trust Wythenshawe Community Housing Group has started work to remove 78 feature panels at its Village 135 scheme that were identified as using similar material to the cladding panels used at Grenfell Tower. Fears were raised following the blaze last week, which saw at least 79 people killed. "We have been supplying building products for more than 40 years and as a business our focus has always been to supply safe insulation products to make better buildings". Consulte Mais Informação

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Extreme Heat Leads to US Flight Cancellations

Extreme Heat Leads to US Flight Cancellations

The cancelled flights are part of the airline's regional flight system, and are operated by other carriers that use Bombardier aircraft which are not permitted to fly when temperatures exceed 118 degrees, American said. "Your house stays hot, buildings stay hot". "We have homeless people come from a long way to sit here", longtime volunteer Moses Elder said. Phoenix is the second-fastest warming city in the United States over the past 50 years while Las Vegas comes in at third and Tucson ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Iraq Says ISIS Blew Up Mosul's Historic Great Mosque Of Al-Nuri

Iraq Says ISIS Blew Up Mosul's Historic Great Mosque Of Al-Nuri

This image provided by U.S. CENTCOM shows al-Nuri mosque destroyed by the Islamic State group, in Mosul , Iraq , Wednesday, June 21, 2017. IS said American aircraft had destroyed the complex, a claim denied by the US. Hatra had fallen to ISIS when the group swept across Iraq in a blitzkrieg in June 2014. ISIS has rampaged through numerous cultural heritage sites in Iraq and Syria in the past three years. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump Sells Fighter Jets To Qatar After Accusing It Of Terrorism

Qatar and the USA finalized a a multi-billion dollar weapons deal Wednesday in the latest sign of a confused US policy vis-a-vis the ongoing gulf crisis. Turkey is friendly to Qatar and has sent food supplies since the sanctions were imposed. As tensions between Qatar and its neighbours escalate, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu was due in Kuwait on Thursday as part of a shuttle mission to try to resolve the crisis. Consulte Mais Informação

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Amazon buying Whole Foods in $13.7 billion deal

Amazon buying Whole Foods in $13.7 billion deal

Whole Foods will continue to operate stores under its brand and will continue to be led by co-founder and chief executive John Mackey , the companies said. However, it does seem that there might be a few big changes according to Economic Times , Amazon could try to use automation and data analysis to draw more customers to stores while helping Whole Foods cut costs and perhaps prices. Consulte Mais Informação

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Arrest warrants out for Turkish agents, others in DC melee

He also said two arrests were made Wednesday. Washington prosecutors had charged a dozen Turkish security and police officers with assault after an attack on protesters during Erdoğan's visit to the USA capital. The New York Times reported last month that Dereci travelled to Washington with his cousin. District Police Chief Peter Newsham announced the arrest warrants at a news conference Thursday, saying nine agents, three Turkish police officers and two Canadians are being sought. Consulte Mais Informação

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Apple, Qualcomm trade blows in ongoing legal ding-dong

Apple, Qualcomm trade blows in ongoing legal ding-dong

Apple sued San Diego-based Qualcomm in January, saying the chip maker improperly withheld $1 billion in rebates because Apple helped Korean regulators investigate Qualcomm. For those who need catching up, this conflict between Apple and Qualcomm arose earlier this year, after both the US FTC and Apple filed lawsuits against the company for anti-competitive business practises. Consulte Mais Informação

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Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippines Agree to Step Up Cooperation to Combat Terrorism

Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippines Agree to Step Up Cooperation to Combat Terrorism

The three countries pledged to improve intelligence sharing, stop the flow of terrorist financing, weapons smuggling and movement, as well as containing the spread of terrorism and related content on the internet. In June previous year, over 20 people were injured in a grenade attack on a nightclub in the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur. "Rest assured that Indonesia stands ready to support the Philippines", said Marsudi. Consulte Mais Informação

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Whole Foods CEO is head over heels in love with Amazon

When Amazon bought the upscale grocery chain Whole Foods for $13.7 billion, it immediately set off speculation about the changing nature of shopping. "We will be joining a company that's visionary", Mackey said. However it may not yet be a done deal: a US politician has allegedly urged the US Department of Justice to conduct a review on the merger's impact on prices, jobs and wages for suppliers and neighbourhood grocery stores. Consulte Mais Informação

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