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Day: July 29, 2017

The real reason overseas manufacturing is coming to America
America, ENGLISH

The real reason overseas manufacturing is coming to America

    If I didn’t get elected, he definitely would not be spending $10 billion, President Donald trump said Wednesday, referring to Terry Gou, chairman of Taiwanese Apple (AAPL) supplier Foxconn. That evening, Trump announced Foxconn’s plans to build a plant in Wisconsin that would produce flat-screen display panels for TVs and other products. The plant would create 3,000 jobs and represent a $10 billion investment, according to White House officials. While the investment echoed Trump’s promise to bring jobs back to the US, the president can hardly take all the credit for Foxconn’s big move. The relocation of China’s manufacturing industry has been going on for years, as the long-time cost advantage of manufacturing in China has slowly declined. Lower input costs, strong demand ...
UK Seeks Smoother Brexit to Keep Life as Normal for Longer
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

UK Seeks Smoother Brexit to Keep Life as Normal for Longer

    Prime Minister Theresa May is keeping Britain on track for a hard Brexit, but she wants the journey away from the European Union to be longer and smoother than initially planned. After weeks of wrangling since her Conservative Party lost its parliamentary majority, May’s government still seems determined to leave the single market and customs union that give Britain free, frictionless trade with the bloc. What’s changed is that, according to Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond, there’s now a consensus among senior ministers that even if the U.K. will departs the EU in March 2019, nothing should change the next day. Instead, the cabinet wants the status quo to run for two or three years. We have to develop a plan that will deliver for the British people business as u...
Trump sacks Reince Priebus as chief of staff
America, ENGLISH

Trump sacks Reince Priebus as chief of staff

    Donald Trump has named John F Kelly as his new White House chief of staff after sacking Reince Priebus. The President thanked Mr Priebus for his service, calling him a good man who had served his country well. The two men had travelled together earlier in the day to an appearance in Brentwood New York. Mr Priebus' future had been put into question earlier on Thursday, when comments made by Anthony Scaramucci - the new White House communications chief - were published in the American press. During a phonecall with New Yorker reporter Ryan Lizza on Wednesday night, Mr Scaramucci badmouthed the former chief of staff, saying that Mr Priebus had "c***-blocked" and orchestrated leaks against him. Reince Priebus, pictured next to Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner in June Mr...
Police release CCTV images child rape case in Birmingham station
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

Police release CCTV images child rape case in Birmingham station

    Detectives investigating two separate rapes of a teenager in Birmingham within just a few hours of each other, have released CCTV images of men they wish to speak with in connection with the attacks. Officers say if anyone has any information on who these men are then they are urging the public to contact them as soon as possible. Do you know this man? call police on 101. Detectives say they believe they may have vital information which will help with their enquiries. Do you know this man? call police on 101. The investigation continues into the circumstances which lead to the 14-year-old girl being assaulted. It had previously been reported that the victim was 15 but this age has now been amended by investigating officers. Can you help police identify this man? if so call...
A man charged over acid attack two people in east London
ENGLISH, London

A man charged over acid attack two people in east London

    A man has been charged following an acid attack in east London which left two people with life-changing injuries. Rahad Hussain, 23, of no fixed address, has been charged with two counts of wounding with intent to do grievous bodily harm and one count of possession of an offensive weapon, namely acid. He is due to appear in custody at Thames Magistrates Court today. The two male victims, aged 23 and 24, were taken to hospital after what police described as a noxious substance was thrown at them on Tuesday near Roman Road, Bethnal Green. Earlier on Friday, police said of the two injured men: Whilst their condition is not being treated as life-threatening, it is being treated as life-changing.
Riot in east London: Protest at Rashan Charles death turns violent
ENGLISH, London

Riot in east London: Protest at Rashan Charles death turns violent

    A protest about a man’s death following a police chase turned violent on Friday night, as people erected makeshift roadblocks and threw bottles at officers. Wheelie bins, mattresses and debris blocked part of Kingsland Road in east London, where crowds gathered in response to the death of Rashan Charles. Some of the makeshift blocks were set on fire. Riot police, including police on horseback, tried to regain control of the situation. Riot police at a protest in Kingsland Road in east London, where people gathered in response to the death of Rashan Charles. Dozens of protesters, some masked, lined the streets. Shattered glass littered the road, where a handful of protesters held Black Lives Matter placards. At one point, a line of officers were filmed walking back in retre...