Month: January 2018

Tess Torelli January 23, 2018

To be sure, it would be a heavy lift for any president to reverse the structural decline in the coal industry. But Trump has tried by repealing President Barack Obama’s signature plan to limit carbon emissions from power plants, scaled back other coal regulations and ended a moratorium on issuing leases to extract coal from […]

Tess Torelli January 23, 2018

China invited Latin American and Caribbean countries to join its “One Belt, One Road” initiative on Monday, as part of an agreement to deepen economic and political cooperation in a region where U.S. influence is historically strong. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said the region was a natural fit for the initiative, which China has […]

Tess Torelli January 23, 2018

World-renowned singer, songwriter and performer Neil Diamond has announced his retirement from touring after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. Acting on medical advice, Diamond cancelled the upcoming Australia and New Zealand legs of his 50th Anniversary tour, which were set to commence in March. Parkinson’s disease is a long-term degenerative disorder which affects the motor […]

Vinnyd January 23, 2018

Man United receive boost in the chase for £70m-rated winger | Transfer News Now – Manchester United Transfer audio source: NewsManchester United offered Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez and more transfer rumours Man United Transfer News: £38m truth, defender deal, midfielder medical 4 hours ago – Man Utd Transfer News: Sanchez contact claim, Bale bid report, […]

Tess Torelli January 23, 2018

President Donald Trump has approved tariffs on imported solar cells and certain washing machines, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced Monday. The protective tariffs on both kinds of imports would initially kick in at a higher rate in the first year, then decrease in subsequent years. For the first year, a 30 percent tariff would […]

Tess Torelli January 23, 2018

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has recommended to President Donald Trump a wide range of options to deal with aluminum and steel dumping in the U.S., including potentially higher tariffs, sources told Giftofaservant. The options also include specifically targeting “bad actors” in other countries that are active in imports of the metals. Trump and his administration […]

Tess Torelli January 23, 2018

Four teams around the world have been racing to complete spacecrafts capable of landing on and exploring the moon’s surface. However, none are close enough to launch for Google to justify extending the deadline. Team SpaceIL is short on funding and the other three — Moon Express, TeamIndus and Synergy Moon — will not be […]

Tess Torelli January 22, 2018

It remains to be seen how Donald Trump’s presidency may affect the American people, institutions or the U.S. influence in the world. Its impact on social media, however, is beyond dispute. Trump has touted his “very powerful” Twitter handle not only for its reach to tens of millions of followers, but as a way to […]