Month: July 2017

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. congressional committee on Monday asked for input from Google parent Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O), Facebook Inc (FB.O), Comcast Corp (CMCSA.O), Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) and other major companies on a proposed rewrite of rules governing consumer internet access, according to an email reviewed by Reuters. Last week, the House of Representatives Energy
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump fired his communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, on Monday over an obscene tirade, just over a week after naming him to the job, sources familiar with the decision said, in the latest staff upheaval to hit the Republican’s six-month-old administration. Scaramucci’s departure follows one of the rockiest weeks of
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(Reuters) – Charter Communications Inc’s (CHTR.O) shares surged to a record high on Monday after a source said Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) was considering an acquisition offer, even as Charter shot down the possibility of it being the acquirer in any merger with SoftBank’s U.S. wireless carrier, Sprint Corp (S.N). A source familiar with
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, is leaving the job after little over a week, the White House said on Monday, in the latest staff upheaval to hit the Republican’s six-month-old presidency. Days after Scaramucci launched a profanity-laced tirade against fellow aides, the New York Times and Politico reported on
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PARIGI – Si è spenta questa mattina l’attrice Jeanne Moreau. Una delle massime rappresentanti del cinema francese e simbolo della Nouvelle Vague, Jeanne Moreau ha permesso al cinema di fare della sua immagine l’espressione di un intero immaginario. Quello di una cultura mimetizzata nella realtà e negli angoli delle strade, addentrata inesorabilmente nei vissuti delle
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MILANO – Vincitore di 6 premi Oscar (e 14 candidature) nel 2017, fra cui “Miglior colonna sonora originale” e “Migliore canzone originale”, 7 Golden Globe su 7 candidature, La La Land in concert arriva per la prima volta in Italia in due meravigliose location: il 5 ottobre al Gran Teatro Geox di Padova e il
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di PIERO CHIMENTI – Lucifero non si è fatto attendere con le sue alte temperature in Italia. Le temperature in tutta la Penisola si attestano intorno ai 40°C, mentre le regioni che sentiranno maggiormente gli effetti di questa ondata di caldo eccezionale, appena giunta in Italia, saranno Sardegna e Sicilia ed in parte la Puglia.
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BERLIN/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German lawmakers must balance conflicting demands at a national summit to discuss pollution from diesel vehicles this week, wanting to appear tough ahead of federal elections next month while trying to avoid damaging the car industry. Political leaders and car industry executives will meet in Berlin on Wednesday to discuss inner-city pollution
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LONDON (Reuters) – A British Royal Marine was jailed for 18 years on Monday after admitting that he worked as a bomb maker for dissident Irish Republican groups that violently oppose Northern Ireland’s peace process. While serving in Britain’s military, Ciaran Maxwell, a 31-year-old Northern Irish Catholic, made and stockpiled pipe bombs, anti-personnel mines, handguns
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ROMA – “#Istat Buone notizie sul lavoro. Meno disoccupati, anche tra giovani. Aumenta lavoro donne. Fiducia in risultati Jobs Act e ritorno crescita”. A scriverlo il premier Paolo Gentiloni su Twitter, commentando i dati diffusi questa mattina dall’Istat. Esulta per i dati anche la sottosegretaria alla Presidenza del Consiglio Maria Elena Boschi, la quale scrive
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PARIS (Reuters) – Jeanne Moreau, the quintessential French actress whose mother was an English cabaret club dancer, has died at 89. Moreau, a petite chain-smoker who worked with most of the world’s top directors of the first few decades after World War Two, Orson Welles, Jean-Luc Godard and Wim Wenders among them. In one profile
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