Month: November 2017

STATI UNITI – Il videogame per smartphone Pokemon Go potrebbe aver causato oltre 100.000 incidenti stradali nei soli USA nell’arco di cinque mesi, dal lancio della app nel luglio 2016 fino al novembre dello stesso anno. A rivelarlo un studio della Purdue University, secondo cui il popolare gioco di realtà aumentata avrebbe generato fino a
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – U.S. radio host Garrison Keillor, creator of the long-running folksy variety show “A Prairie Home Companion,” has been fired over an accusation of inappropriate behavior, Minnesota Public Radio said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Author and radio personality Garrison Keillor listens to U.S. President Barack Obama speak at a campaign rally in
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – NBC News fired popular “Today” show host Matt Lauer after a colleague accused him of inappropriate sexual behavior, the network said on Wednesday, making him yet another rich and powerful man to be felled this year by accusations of harassment. His termination sent shockwaves through U.S. morning television, where Lauer has
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LONDRA – Londra avrebbe offerto in queste ore un migliore “accordo di divorzio” all’Ue, con una cifra che potrebbe arrivare fino a 50 miliardi di euro. Ad apprenderlo la Bbc da fonti governative, che in sostanza ridimensionano ma allo stesso tempo confermano le voci di un’intesa a 55 miliardi di euro. Non ci sarebbe quindi
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SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – North Korea said it successfully tested its most advanced intercontinental ballistic missile yet on Wednesday, putting the U.S. mainland within range and increasing pressure on U.S. President Donald Trump to deal with the nuclear-armed nation. Trump, who has vowed to halt North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs, spoke with Chinese President Xi
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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s son, Donald Trump Jr., will meet with the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee next week, CNN reported on Wednesday, citing multiple sources with knowledge of the agreement. FILE PHOTO: Donald Trump Jr. stands onstage with his father then Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump after Trump’s debate
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CHICAGO (Reuters) – In a major step toward creating artificial life, U.S. researchers have developed a living organism that incorporates both natural and artificial DNA and is capable of creating entirely new, synthetic proteins. The work, published in the journal Nature, brings scientists closer to the development of designer proteins made to order in a
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(Reuters) – Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics team doctor, pleaded guilty in a Michigan court on Wednesday to additional counts of criminal sexual conduct for assaulting girls under the guise of medical treatment, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette said. FILE PHOTO: Former USA Gymnastics’ team physician Larry Nassar poses in this handout photo received
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L’AIA – Morte in diretta al Tribunale dell’Aia. L’ex generale delle forze croate di Bosnia, Slobodan Praljak “è deceduto in un ospedale dell’Aia dopo aver ingerito del veleno” in un’aula del Tpi dell’Aia. Ad annunciarlo l’agenzia ufficiale croata Hina. Il Tribunale penale internazionale per l’ex Jugoslavia aveva sospeso l’udienza del processo per crimini di guerra
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Veteran U.S. radio host Garrison Keillor, creator of the folksy show “A Prairie Home Companion,” has been fired over an accusation of inappropriate behavior, Minnesota Public Radio said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Author and radio personality Garrison Keillor listens to U.S. President Barack Obama speak at a campaign rally in Minneapolis,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain set out a plan to shake up its railways on Wednesday by bringing track and train operations closer together, increasing capacity by opening up some lines closed decades ago and splitting up some franchises. FILE PHOTO: A worker passes First Great Western trains at Paddington Station in London November 21, 2010.
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ROMA – Che ci fanno Alessio Boni, Maria Grazia Cucinotta e Claudio Bisio in un libro? Sono gli straordinari protagonisti di “Parole Rubate”, la graphic novel della Cuore Noir Edizioni, scritta e sceneggiata da Pietro Favorito e disegnata da Beniamino Delvecchio. Già disponibile su Amazon.it, l’albo a partire dal 7 dicembre 2017 sarà reperibile anche
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s regulators will tweak banking and insurance rules inherited from the European Union after Brexit to make them more tailored to the British market, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Wednesday. The Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, speaks at the ‘Future Forum 2017’ event in St George’s
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OSTUNI (BR). Proseguono le iniziative culturali nella città di Ostuni: dopo il successo delle tournée 2015-2016, anche nel 2017 torna a teatro Gabriele Cirilli con lo spettacolo #TaleEQualeAME… Again. Appuntamento al Teatro Roma di Ostuni il 12 dicembre 2017 alle 21. L’evento è inserito nella stagione teatrale organizzata dai Fratelli Sumerano gestori dello storico teatro
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BATH, England (Reuters) – From a poodle’s strut to a basset hound’s lolloping gait, scientists plan to capture the movements of different breeds to make on-screen animated dogs played by humans more authentic. At the University of Bath’s Centre for Analysis of Motion, Entertainment Research & Applications (CAMERA), scientist are developing a new technique that
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department will extend greater leniency to companies that voluntarily alert authorities when they learn employees have paid bribes to foreign officials. FILE PHOTO: The exterior of the U.S. Department of Justice headquarters building in Washington, DC, U.S. on July 14, 2009. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo The new guidelines will allow
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LATIANO (BR). In occasione della Giornata Mondiale contro l’AIDS, che ricorrerà venerdì 1 dicembre 2017, il Laboratorio Analisi Biomedicals di Latiano lancia una campagna di sensibilizzazione sulle malattie sessualmente trasmissibili. Nel corso di tutto il mese presso il laboratorio sarà possibile sottoporsi agli accertamenti clinici con tutti gli strumenti necessari per la diagnosi di queste
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo muscled his way into Instagram’s top-followed ranks this year as he documented his career and growing family, but pop star Selena Gomez still reigned supreme on the social media platform. 2017 American Music Awards – Arrivals – Los Angeles, California, U.S., 19/11/2017 – Selena Gomez. REUTERS/Danny
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“Nel 2016 il saldo migratorio netto con l’estero torna a crescere di oltre 10mila unità, raggiungendo quota 144mila (+8% rispetto al 2015) per effetto del maggiore aumento delle immigrazioni rispetto alle emigrazioni” ha dichiarato l’Istat in una nota “Le immigrazioni (iscrizioni in anagrafe dall’estero) ammontano a quasi 301 mila (+7% rispetto al 2015); circa nove
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