Month: August 2017

CROSBY, Texas (Reuters) – Chemical maker Arkema SA (AKE.PA) said it expected more fires after two explosions hit its flooded plant 25 miles (40 km)northeast of Houston on Thursday, sickening more than a dozen law enforcement personnel and prompting an evacuation of the surrounding area. Meanwhile, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board said on Thursday afternoon
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Britain’s withdrawal negotiations with the European Union failed to make the kind of progress needed to move into a new phase in October, chief EU negotiator Michel Barnier said on Thursday after four days of talks. However, both he and British Brexit Secretary David Davis spoke of a constructive attitude on both
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(Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives will vote Wednesday on a sweeping proposal to speed the deployment of self-driving cars without human controls and bar states from blocking autonomous vehicles, congressional aides said. The bill, which was passed unanimously by a House panel in July, would allow automakers to obtain exemptions to deploy up
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“A luglio 2017 la stima degli occupati cresce dello 0,3% rispetto a giugno (+59 mila), confermando la persistenza della fase di espansione occupazionale” a dichiararlo è l’Istat in una nota stampa per quel che riguarda l’occupazione “Negli ultimi due mesi il numero di occupati ha superato il livello di 23 milioni di unità, soglia oltrepassata
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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s eighth navigation satellite imploded shortly after lift off on Thursday, state-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said. The IRNSS-1H satellite had been expected to join seven others in the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) to take the country a step further to developing its own global positioning system. “Satellite
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di BEATRICE GALLUZZO – Nella mattinata di ieri si è consumata l’orrenda violenza sessuale ai danni di una signora di 81 anni, la quale tornava dal consueto giro di spese. Fermata nei pressi del bosco di Bruzzano, situato nella periferia a nord di Milano in zona Niguarda, era stata avvicinata da un uomo con la
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator said on Thursday no “decisive progress” had been achieved in the third round of Brexit talks, and that opening talks on the two sides’ future ties in October was doubtful at the current pace. Britain’s Brexit minister David Davis said the sides “made some concrete progress”,
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Pyongyang e’ pronta a effettuare il suo sesto test nucleare in qualsiasi momento nel sito di Punggye-ri: lo rivela il vice ministro della Difesa sudcoreano Suh Choo-suk, durante un’audizione parlamentare dedicata al lancio del missile a medio raggio di martedi’ deciso da Pyongyang. “C’e’ la possibilità di ulteriori provocazioni strategiche, comprensive sia di nuovi missili
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HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) – A Pennsylvania judge will continue hearing final arguments on Thursday on whether sufficient evidence exists to try 16 fraternity members charged in an alcohol-fueled hazing death at Pennsylvania State University. The Feb. 4 death of prospective member Timothy Piazza, 19, after a drinking game known as “The Gauntlet” resulted in charges
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DETROIT (Reuters) – Auto supplier Magna International Inc on Thursday said it is developing a system automakers can use to enable vehicles to drive themselves without requiring bulky rooftop sensors or other compromises to vehicle styling. Magna is one of several major automotive technology suppliers competing to profit from helping automakers offer automated driving functions
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