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(Reuters) – A fast-moving wildfire destroyed several homes and forced the evacuation of residents in Northern California on Tuesday, local media and fire officials said. The fire started at 1.15 p.m. and burned 1,000 acres (405 hectares) in Butte County, about 85 miles (135 km) north of Sacramento, according to information on the Cal Fire
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(Reuters) – Houston has imposed an overnight curfew beginning at midnight Tuesday for an indefinite period amid incidents of looting, armed robberies and people impersonating police officers, city officials said. The curfew will run from midnight until 5 p.m. It originally was due to begin at 10 p.m. but the city pushed the start back
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Toyota Motor Corp on Wednesday announced it would invest in Grab and install its driving recorder devices in vehicles operated by the Singapore-based ride-hailing service, as the automaker expands further into new driving services. The agreement includes an undisclosed investment in Grab by Toyota Tsusho, the automaker’s trading arm, as part of
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday retracted a remark to lawmakers of his faction in the ruling Liberal Democratic Party that could be interpreted as a defense of Adolf Hitler’s motive for genocide during World War Two. Tuesday’s comment by Aso, who also serves as finance minister, drew criticism from
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LONDON (Reuters) – The British government has rekindled its industrial strategy, unveiled earlier this year to prepare the economy for Brexit, with plans to boost the country’s pharmaceuticals sector via fresh investments and public-private collaborations. A government-commissioned sector report by immunologist and geneticist John Bell called on Wednesday for more funding of basic science, new
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday rejected a contention by scientists that the historic rainfall from Tropical Storm Harvey was linked to climate change, calling it “an attempt to politicize an ongoing tragedy.” Several scientists have said that factors related to global warming have contributed to increased rainfall from storms like Harvey,
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È terminato ieri, il magnifico Contest d’Autore indetto da Bufano Sirose, aperto a tutti gli appassionati di fotografia e pittura, professionisti ed amatoriali, per l’acquisizione di immagini da inserire nel sito E-commerce e sul materiale informativo dell’Azienda Agricola Bufano Domenico. La tematica scelta era le “Terrazze di via Nardelli”, a Locorotondo, sito dell’azienda nel quale
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LONDON/TOKYO (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May will look to ease corporate Japan’s worries about Brexit during a three-day visit to the country from Wednesday focused on progress on a bilateral trade deal for when Britain leaves the European Union. May’s first trip to Japan as prime minister comes at a difficult moment, with
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OSTUNI (BR). Proseguono gli eventi nella città di Ostuni: mercoledì 30 agosto 2017, a partire dalle ore 20 presso Piazzetta Sant’Oronzo (Ciccio in Piazza), si terrà la presentazione del libro “Giornalismi e società” del giornalista Francesco Giorgino. A dialogare con l’autore Rossella Calabrese de Il Sole 24 Ore. Nell’era della globalizzazione, della complessità più che
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TUGLIE (LE). Proseguono gli eventi nella città di Tuglie: mercoledì 30 agosto 2017, alle ore 21 con ingresso libero, per la rassegna estiva delle notti tugliesi “Platea d’Estate…e dintorni” andrà in scena presso il Teatro Comunale di Tuglie (corso Cesare Vergine, 76 – Montegrappa) il concerto dell’Accademia di Musica Valente” con il maestro Alessandro Ferrari,
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L’On. Nicola Ciracì (Direzione Italia) è soddisfatto della nuova Giunta di centrodestra varata sabato 26 agosto 2017 dal sindaco di Ostuni Gianfranco Coppola. “La Città Bianca” ha dichiarato il deputato “può finalmente rinascere dopo un periodo così così e, anzi, rappresentare un modello per l’intera provincia di Brindisi. Giovani, tecnici e figure di comprovata esperienza
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Una bella notizia per l’Italia: il Consiglio dei Ministri ha approvato definitivamente il decreto legislativo che introduce il reddito di inclusione. “Via libera definitivo al Reddito di Inclusione” ha scritto sul suo profilo Twitter il premier Paolo Gentiloni “Un aiuto a famiglie più deboli, un impegno di Governo Parlamento e Alleanza contro #povertà”. Source link
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