Day: July 11, 2019

Italian prosecutors launch probe into Russia collusion claims

From Al Jazeera:   Salvini, who serves as both deputy prime minister and interior minister in the government, has denied that his party received any money from Moscow [File: Remo Casilli/Reuters] Italian prosecutors have opened an investigation into possible corruption involving Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini following media reports that

A fifth of the world’s major cities will face "unprecedented" climate conditions by 2050, researchers warned on Wednesday, as rising temperatures heighten the risks of drought and flooding.

From Reddit World News: submitted by /u/interestedin86 [link] [comments]   The original content can be found here: A fifth of the world’s major cities will face "unprecedented" climate conditions by 2050, researchers warned on Wednesday, as rising temperatures heighten the risks of drought and flooding.

Exclusive: Singapore cautions wealth managers on aggressively courting HK business

From Reuters Top News:   SINGAPORE/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Singapore has cautioned wealth managers against aggressively marketing their services or making other efforts to woo clients to the city state by capitalizing on rival Hong Kong’s political turmoil, people with knowledge of the matter said. FILE PHOTO: People walk past

At least 35 injured as passengers on Air Canada plane violently ejected from seats on turbulent flight – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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&#039;My heart is crying&#039;: Indigenous elders face death far from home amid aged care shortages

From The Guardian World:   Royal commission into aged care quality and safety Aged care royal commission this week hears of patients evacuated from loved ones due to lack of local resources Indigenous elder Mildred Numamurdirdi told her story at the aged care royal commissions hearings in Darwin. Photograph: Greg

Sole to the highest bidder: Sotheby&#039;s to auction rare Nike sneakers

From The Guardian World:   Nike Nike’s famous ‘Moon Shoe’ and limited-edition trainers produced by Kanye West, Air Jordan and Adidas will be sold The handmade ‘Moon Shoe’ designed by Nike’s co-founder will be part of the sale. Photograph: HANDOUT/Reuters Sotheby’s in New York has announced its first-ever auction dedicated

Trump blasts Bitcoin, Facebook&#039;s Libra, demands they face banking regulations

From Reuters Top News:   WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized Bitcoin, Facebook’s proposed Libra digital coin and other cryptocurrencies and demanded that companies seek a banking charter and make themselves subject to U.S. and global regulations if they wanted to “become a bank.” FILE PHOTO:

Exclusive: Walmart told U.S. government India e-commerce rules regressive, warned of trade impact

From Reuters Top News:   NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Walmart told the U.S. government privately in January that India’s new investment rules for e-commerce were regressive and had the potential to hurt trade ties, a company document seen by Reuters showed. FILE PHOTO: Walmart signs are displayed inside a Walmart