News

Trump says US will not be a migrant camp

"Not on my watch," says the US president, as his administration defends its immigration crackdown.

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Source: BBC News

giugno 19, 2018
Puan, oldest known Sumatran orangutan, dies in Australia

Puan left an "incredible legacy" of descendants for the critically endangered species, keepers say.

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Source: BBC News

giugno 19, 2018
Trump threatens additional $200bn in tariffs on China

The threat escalates a tit-for-tat trade row with Beijing over US tariffs imposed on Chinese goods.

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Source: BBC News

giugno 19, 2018

Business

Tariffs Start to Ripple Their Way Through U.S. Economy

Examples of how new tariffs might ripple through the U.S. economy have already been provided by earlier, smaller rounds of tariffs imposed by the Trump administration.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

giugno 19, 2018
Companies Spent a Record $1.5 Trillion on Shipping Costs in 2017

U.S. businesses are spending more on transportation and warehousing as demand and prices of logistics services increase. In 2017, total spending on logistics rose to a record of nearly $1.5 trillion, the most in over a decade, a new report finds.

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giugno 19, 2018
Trump Readies More Tariffs for China

President Donald Trump launched a pre-emptive strike in the trade conflict with China, directing his aides to identify $200 billion in Chinese goods for new 10% tariffs—in case Beijing retaliates against the tariffs the U.S. imposed earlier this month.

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giugno 19, 2018
Oil Industry Tries to Take the Fracking Boom Global

A BP project in Oman shows how oil companies are taking fracking techniques perfected in Texas to the global stage, where they had long struggled.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

giugno 19, 2018
Saudi Arabia’s Economic Revamp Means More Jobs for Saudis—If Only They Wanted Them

Local companies that used to rely on expats are struggling to fill the government’s new quotas with qualified employees, given the large number of jobs Saudis refuse to do. Among the creative solutions: Saudi workers who are paid to stay home.

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giugno 19, 2018
KKR Explores Sale of $3.5 Billion European Telecom Operator

KKR is exploring the sale of European telecom operator United Group in a transaction that could value the company at around $3.5 billion, including debt.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

giugno 19, 2018

Arts&Culture

Bronx Museum of the Arts Hires New Director

Deborah Cullen, of the Wallach Gallery at Columbia University, will lead the Bronx Museum following the death of Holly Block last fall.

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Source: The New York Times

giugno 19, 2018
Artists Who Lose Their Vision, Then See Clearly

Eight artists found new ways to see after learning they had macular degeneration. “Nothing to lose is a kind of new freedom,” says one of them.

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Source: The New York Times

giugno 19, 2018
Two Say ‘I Do’ in X-Men Gold, but Not the Pair Fans Were Expecting

Kitty Pryde was set to marry Piotr Rasputin, but Marvel threw a wrench into the story line, ending the issue with the union of a different couple.

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Source: The New York Times

giugno 19, 2018
Michael Jackson’s Estate Is Developing a Broadway-Bound Bio-Musical

The book is to be written by Lynn Nottage, a playwright who has won two Pulitzers, and the show is to be directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon.

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Source: The New York Times

giugno 19, 2018

SPORT

  • Poland vs. Senegal: World Cup 2018 Live

    Senegal took a 1-0 lead on a Poland own goal in the first half. Stay here for live scoring, updates and analysis from Russia.

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    Source: The New York Times

    giugno 19, 2018
  • Russia vs. Egypt: World Cup 2018 Live Updates

    Stay here for live scoring, updates and analysis from Russia.

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    Source: The New York Times

    giugno 19, 2018
  • Colombia Manager Admits Red Card Gave His Side An Uphill Battle During Defeat to Japan

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    Source: Sport Illustrated

    giugno 19, 2018
  • Japan’s World Cup Starts With a Wild Win Over Colombia

    Japan scored in the sixth minute after a costly hand ball by Colombia, who played the rest of the match a man down.

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    Source: The New York Times

    giugno 19, 2018
  • Neymar Leaves Practice With Ankle Injury, Expected To Train Before Costa Rica Match

    Brazil's star winced in pain when he walked off the field on Tuesday.

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    Source: Sport Illustrated

    giugno 19, 2018
  • NBA Draft Debate: Which Guard Would You Draft First?

    Who is the best guard prospect in the NBA draft? The Front Office examines three players who who could be picked in the lottery: Oklahoma's Trae Young, Kentucky's Shai Gilgeous-Alexander or Alabama's Collin Sexton.

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    Source: Sport Illustrated

    giugno 19, 2018