30 April 2017
Updated 18:30
> <
RSS
26/04/2017 02:01

US misunderstands NAFTA, North American business body says

foto della notizia

AFP

The US government doesn't have a clear idea of what NAFTA covers, a business body representing several big North American multinationals said on Tuesday after Washington picked a trade fight with Canada.

26/04/2017 01:31

US judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary cities

foto della notizia

AFP

A US judge on Tuesday blocked an executive order by President Donald Trump that could deny billions of dollars to so-called sanctuary cities as punishment for harboring illegal immigrants.

25/04/2017 23:21

US missile defence equipment reaches South Korea site

foto della notizia

AFP

US troops began delivering a missile defence system that has infuriated China to a deployment site in South Korea, amid heightened tensions over the North's...

25/04/2017 23:01

1,000 shot in Chicago so far this year

foto della notizia

AFP

Chicago hit a grim milestone Tuesday, with more than a thousand people shot in the Midwestern US city since the beginning of the year.

25/04/2017 21:51

Trump says Assad's future «not a deal breaker» on Syria: Russia's UN envoy

foto della notizia

AFP

US President Donald Trump told UN Security Council ambassadors that the future of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was «not a deal breaker» in negotiations on ending the war, Russia's envoy said Tuesday.

25/04/2017 21:31

Trump, Australia's Turnbull to bury the hatchet in New York meeting

foto della notizia

AFP

Donald Trump will meet Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in New York next week, rebooting a relationship that got off to a rocky start shortly after the US president's inauguration.

25/04/2017 21:31

NASA's Cassini poised to plunge beneath Saturn's rings

foto della notizia

AFP

An unmanned NASA spacecraft, Cassini, is poised to plunge into the gap between Saturn and its rings, a pioneering journey that could offer an unprecedented view of the sixth planet from the Sun.

25/04/2017 20:56

Disney sets summer 2019 release for «Star Wars IX»

foto della notizia

AFP

Disney announced Tuesday it had set the date of May 24, 2019 for Colin Trevorrow's «Star Wars: Episode IX» and is delaying the next "Indiana Jones" a full year.

25/04/2017 20:46

Madonna angered by unauthorized biopic

foto della notizia

AFP

Madonna voiced anger Tuesday over news that a Hollywood studio plans an unauthorized biopic of her early years in New York struggling to break into the music business.

25/04/2017 20:31

Google tweak aims to curb fake, misleading search results

foto della notizia

AFP

Google on Tuesday announced changes to how it delivers and ranks internet searches, the latest effort by the tech giant to weed out «fake news» and offensive content.

25/04/2017 20:31

Uber sets «flying car» launch for 2020

foto della notizia

AFP

Uber said Tuesday it wants to launch a system of flying cars to move people around cities, with a goal of putting demonstration projects in place by 2020.

25/04/2017 19:21

Dragged United passenger «aggressive», officers say

foto della notizia

AFP

Newly released reports from security officers at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport paint an unflattering picture of the man dragged from a United...

25/04/2017 19:21

NFL star Peterson set for Saints switch

foto della notizia

AFP

Former Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson could launch the next phase of his NFL career against his old team after signing for the New Orleans Saints on Tuesday.

25/04/2017 19:01

Investors keep Wells Fargo board at contentious meeting

foto della notizia

AFP

The entire Wells Fargo board of directors was reelected Tuesday after a bruising, rowdy annual meeting where shareholders castigated the bank's leadership over a fake accounts scandal that severely damaged the company's image.

25/04/2017 18:31

US Supreme Court takes narrow view on tribal immunity

foto della notizia

AFP

The US Supreme Court took a narrow view Tuesday on the immunity from lawsuits enjoyed by Native American tribes, which are treated in some respects like sovereign states that cannot be sued in American courts.

25/04/2017 18:26

Paul McCartney plans new tour leg across US

foto della notizia

AFP

Paul McCartney on Tuesday announced a new leg of concerts across the United States, showing no signs of slowing down as he prepares to turn 75 in June.

25/04/2017 18:11

US charges four in NY police gun license bribery case

foto della notizia

AFP

Three former New York police officers and a lawyer were arrested and charged Tuesday in a bribery case that allegedly plied police for years with exotic holidays, prostitutes and thousands of dollars in exchange for issuing gun licenses.

25/04/2017 18:01

Dale Earnhardt Jr to retire at end of NASCAR season

foto della notizia

AFP

US motorsport legend Dale Earnhardt Jr. said Tuesday he will retire from racing at the end of the 2017 NASCAR season.

25/04/2017 18:01

Ex-Trump aide Flynn did not report Russia payments: lawmakers

foto della notizia

AFP

Former White House national security advisor Michael Flynn never reported receiving payments from Russian entities on his top-level security clearance form, a senior US lawmaker said Tuesday.

25/04/2017 17:56

Golf rule change to use of video evidence after Lexi fiasco

foto della notizia

AFP

Golf's governing bodies on Tuesday announced sweeping rule changes to the use of video evidence in the wake of the furore that erupted after Lexi Thompson was deprived of an almost-certain victory at the ANA Inspiration earlier this month.

25/04/2017 17:01

Trump picks trade fight with Canada

foto della notizia

AFP

Trade tensions spiked between Washington and Ottawa on Tuesday as President Donald Trump accused Canada of being «very rough» on America and threatened to retaliate against restrictions on US dairy products.

25/04/2017 16:51

Shutdown threat ebbs as Trump relents on wall funding

foto della notizia

AFP

Donald Trump and US lawmakers inched closer to a deal on Tuesday avoiding a government shutdown, as the president, eager to showcase a win marking his first 100 days, retreated from a demand to fund a border wall.

25/04/2017 16:51

Free rides offered by Alphabet's Waymo autonomous cars

foto della notizia

AFP

Alphabet's self-driving car unit Waymo is offering free rides to residents in Arizona as part of its testing of autonomous vehicles.

25/04/2017 16:31

US actor Will Smith on starry jury of Cannes film festival

foto della notizia

AFP

US actor Will Smith -- one of the most bankable stars in the world -- is to sit on the jury of the Cannes film festival next month, its organisers said...

25/04/2017 16:06

US consumer confidence declines in April as optimism wanes

foto della notizia

AFP

US consumer confidence retreated in April after two months of records, as optimism about the economy dwindled, the Conference Board reported Tuesday.

25/04/2017 15:36

US new home sales see fastest pace in 8 months

foto della notizia

AFP

Sales of new homes in the United States forged higher for the third straight month in March, hitting the fastest pace since July, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday.

25/04/2017 14:46

Wikipedia founder tackles fake news with Wikitribune

foto della notizia

AFP

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales is launching a project aimed at reshaping the news media -- and tackling the scourge of misinformation -- using the same collaborative principles as the revolutionary online encyclopedia.

25/04/2017 14:21

Coca-Cola to cut 1,200 jobs as earnings fall

foto della notizia

AFP

Coca-Cola plans to cut 1,200 jobs as it deepens its cost-cutting initiatives in response to sluggish soda sales, the company said Tuesday.

25/04/2017 13:56

Caterpillar quarterly sales up for 1st time in 2-1/2 years

foto della notizia

AFP

Caterpillar reported its first jump in quarterly sales in two-and-a-half years Tuesday and said it was heartened by increased customer inquiries in prospective equipment purchases in key sectors.

25/04/2017 07:42

Trump-era «Handmaid's Tale» presages totalitarian future

foto della notizia

AFP

Decades after the release of «The Handmaid's Tale,» Margaret Atwood's dystopian sci-fi fable and foundational feminist text arrives on television -- with critics noting its enduring resonance in Donald Trump's America.

> <