Fox News Is Trump’s Chief TV Booster. So Why Is He Griping About It?

Fed up with the coverage on his favorite cable news station, President Trump decided late this summer that a direct intervention was needed. So he telephoned the chief executive of Fox News, Suzanne Scott, and let loose.In a lengthy conversation, Mr. Trump complained that Fox News was not covering him fairly, according to three people with knowledge...

The Should-Be Solution to the Student-Debt Problem

With more than 7.5 million student loan borrowers in default and nearly 2 million others seriously behind on their payments, there’s little question that the handful of federal programs designed to help struggling borrowers pay what they can afford aren’t working for everyone. The idea is simple: Borrowers make payments based on how much money they...

‘We have good standards, but we don’t follow those’

… areas? Bangladesh National Building Code (BNBC) was developed … existing building codes, such as the American Standard Building Code, … and incorporated what we needed for our construction … many rods for constructing earthquake-resilient buildings; … Read More

Coral Gables Estate On 62,000-Square-Foot Waterfront Lot Listed For A Record-Setting Asking Price Of $48 Million

… required by local Florida building codes with sturdy construction and impact-resistant windows …Read More

Home prices climb in Montreal, with no end in sight

… group representing the residential construction sector, although there was more residential construction in the … fewer owner-occupancy homes under construction, and four per cent … fewer condo units. Rental apartment construction, on the other hand increased …Read More

Industry fair closes with positive balance

… tubes and material sectors of civil construction. Companies from Bengo, Benguela, Namibe … Read More

VW Group denies plans for Lamborghini sale or stock listing

Volkswagen Group said a report that it plans to sell or spin off Lamborghini to focus on the VW, Porsche and Audi brands was "unfounded."Read More

Tunisia Polls Suggest Conservative Professor Wins Election

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A conservative, Islamist-backed law professor looked set to assume Tunisia’s presidency after polling agencies suggested he overwhelmingly won Sunday’s runoff election in the country that unleashed the Arab Spring pro-democracy uprisings.Kais Saied’s supporters exploded with joy, celebrating on the main boulevard of Tunis...

Boeing’s Board Acted After Months of Mounting Pressure

Early Friday morning, Boeing’s board gathered on a conference call that had been hastily arranged the day before. Dennis A. Muilenburg, the company’s chief executive and the chairman of the board, was not invited.By the end of the day, a decision had been reached: Mr. Muilenburg would lose his title as chairman, a rebuke from a board that has defended...

With No End to Unrest in Sight, Hong Kong’s Economic Pain Deepens

HONG KONG — It was the second day of Golden Week, usually one of Hong Kong’s busiest shopping periods, and Matthew Tam and his co-workers at a jewelry store were looking as lonely as a band of Maytag repairmen, surrounded by display cases of luxury watches with nary a customer in sight.Sales at the store, in the once-teeming shopping district of...

Watch: Robert Downey Jr. smiles, travels with animals in 'Dolittle' trailer

Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Universal Pictures released its first trailer for Dolittle, its family movie starring Robert Downey Jr. as a doctor with the ability to speak with animals. Set to the song "What a Wonderful World," the 2-minute preview shows Iron Man and Avengers alum Downey as the happy-seeming title character, traveling the world and communicating...

Look: Trace Adkins marries Victoria Pratt in New Orleans

Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Country music star Trace Adkins has married his girlfriend, actress Victoria Pratt. "Join us in congratulating Trace & Victoria! They tied the knot yesterday in New Orleans," Adkins' Instagram account said Sunday. The message accompanied a photo of the 48-year-old bride and 57-year-old groom, along with recording artist Blake...

Discours du président de la BEI au Conseil Ecofin : « La BEI peut contribuer à améliorer l’architecture financière européenne pour le développement »

Werner Hoyer, président de la BEI, s’est adressé au Conseil « Affaires économiques et financières » (Ecofin), qui est composé des ministres de l’économie et des finances de tous les États membres, à la suite de la publication du rapport d’évaluation du groupe de sages sur l’actuelle architecture financière européenne pour le...

Le verdissement de nos villes

Les villes sont des pôles essentiels d’emploi, de commerce et d’innovation. Elles sont le moteur de la croissance économique et génèrent plus de 80 % du produit intérieur brut mondial. D’ici 2045, les villes devraient compter plus de six milliards d’habitants, contre environ quatre milliards aujourd’hui. L’avenir de notre planète...

Comment financer la transition verte

Lors du sommet des Nations unies sur le climat, Werner Hoyer, président de la BEI, a annoncé les nouvelles ambitions climatiques de la banque de l’UE. « Le monde va dans la bonne direction, mais il a pris du retard et nous devons accélérer notre intervention. Nous devons mieux utiliser les ressources publiques limitées et mobiliser des investissements...

À l’Assemblée générale des Nations unies, Donald Tusk, le président du Conseil européen, place la BEI au cœur de la politique climatique de l’UE

Devant les dirigeants mondiaux réunis lundi aux Nations unies, Donald Tusk, président du Conseil européen a affirmé que « l’Europe est déterminée à prendre la tête de la lutte contre la menace climatique actuelle », en faisant de la Banque européenne d’investissement...

Dialogue constructif entre la vice-présidente de la BEI Emma Navarro et des organisations de la société civile lors du Sommet sur le climat des Nations unies

En marge du Sommet sur le climat des Nations unies, la vice-présidente de la BEI Emma Navarro a représenté les banques multilatérales de développement (BMD) lors d’une discussion ouverte avec des organisations de la société civile (OSC) portant sur l’alignement entre les activités des...

Werner Hoyer, président de la BEI, annonce de nouvelles ambitions pour le climat et présente une initiative porteuse de changement pour le financement climatique dans les villes devant l’Assemblée générale des Nations unies

Lors du sommet sur le climat des Nations unies, Werner Hoyer, président de la BEI, a déclaré : « Les récentes marches pour le climat sont un signal d’alarme pour nous tous ». Il a expliqué comment le Groupe BEI relève ses ambitions dans le domaine du climat.Read More

'Joker' tops the North American box office with $55M

Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Joker -- the psychological thriller starring Joaquin Phoenix -- is the No. 1 movie in North America for a second weekend, earning an additional $55 million in receipts, BoxOfficeMojo.com announced Sunday. Coming in at No. 2 is The Addams Family with $30.3 million, followed by Gemini Man at No. 3 with $20.5 million, Abominable at No....

Watch: 'SNL' sketch mashes up 'Joker' and 'Sesame Street'

Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Stranger Things actor David Harbour starred as a disgruntled trash collector in Grouch, the Saturday Night Live parody of Joker. Harbour was the guest host of SNL this weekend. Grouch was a pre-taped, 3-minute segment that saw Harbour putting green paint on his face and climbing into a metal garbage can, as a nod to the Oscar the...