November 21, 2019

Pittsburgh synagogue shooting: Suspect in custody, 10 dead

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From Newsmaz People with knowledge of the investigation are telling The Associated Press that at least 10 people have died in the shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue. Authorities say the gunman opened fire during a baby naming ceremony Saturday morning at the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood. Six people were wounded, […]

Latin America and the Caribbean focus: Inward FDI decreases by 6%

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The fDi Report 2018 – our annual assessment of crossborder investment based on the fDi Markets service from the Financial Times – can reveal: FDI into Latin America and the Caribbean decreased by 6%, with a total inward capital investment of $67.3bn. The total number of jobs created in the region fell by 8%. Mexico […]

The fDi Report 2018: European Inward FDI increases by 14%

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Europe focus: Inward FDI increases by 14% in 2017 The fDi Report 2018 – our annual assessment of crossborder investment based on the fDi Markets service from the Financial Times – can reveal: FDI into Europe increased by 14% in 2017, with a total inward capital investment of $183.9bn. The total number of FDI projects […]

Mozambique tops 2017 Greenfield FDI Performance Index

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By Glenn Barklie From fDI A study by fDi Intelligence reveals which countries outperform their size when it comes to generating greenfield FDI Mozambique tops the 2017 Greenfield FDI Performance Index. The southern African country is ranked number one in the annual study by fDi Intelligence, a Financial Times data division of which fDi Magazine is also a part, which […]

Climate change: Climatologists warn of catastrophic Gulf Stream collapse

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From Sputnik News As recent studies detail the enormous Greenland ice sheet to be melting at its fastest rate in 450 years, climatologists now point to a new threat; the collapse of the mid-Atlantic Ocean Gulf Stream, which would severely affect weather patterns in Europe, Africa and the northeastern US. Halting global warming is now […]

Hurricane force Atlantic low sending swell to Caribbean, East Coast, Europe

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By Charlie Hutcherson From Surfline Over the weekend, low pressure rapidly intensified as it moved off the US East Coast and through the Western Atlantic. The storm developed and maintained hurricane force winds as it moved east underneath the Canadian Maritimes over the first half of the new week. The storm continues moving east over […]

In search of surrogates

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In search of surrogates, foreign couples descend on Ukraine By Kevin Ponniah From BBC News Ukraine, one of Europe’s poorest nations, is fast becoming the place to go for people desperate to find a surrogate to have their baby. The money on offer is drawing in many young women, but there are fears they could […]

Liberator

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78 years ago, the B-24 Liberator took its first flight — here’s how it helped bring down the Nazis By Christopher Woody From Business Insider As the US military was looking to expand production of Boeing’s B-17 bomber in the late 1930s, Washington asked Consolidated Aircraft to start producing the plane. But after a visit […]

World wine output set to fall to lowest since 1961 -OIV

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Reuters From This Is Money UK By Gus Trompiz PARIS, Oct 24 (Reuters) – Global wine production this year is set to fall to its lowest level since 1961 after harsh weather in western Europe damaged vineyards in the world’s largest production area, international wine body OIV said on Tuesday. Global output is expected to […]

WeatherTiger: Calm weather is expected to persist for next week or so

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Ryan TruchelutFrom Tallahassee Democrat Unless you’re reading this from Ireland or the western United Kingdom, it’s been a quiet week in the Atlantic. And as we count down the number of weeks, I’m increasingly hopeful that the U.S. can run out the clock on this hurricane season without further incident. However, there are a couple […]