You are here:

53 mins ago

Obama to propose $2.5 billion tax credit for community college investment | Reuters

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama will propose a $2.5 billion tax credit over five years for businesses that invest in programs at local community colleges and hire their graduates, administration officials said on Friday. The proposal, dubbed the Community College Partnership Tax Credit, would require businesses to donate funds for equipment, instruction, or internships related to programs in areas such as healthcare, energy and information technology. #Entertainment #markets #Middle East #Obama #United Kingdom #United States

Feb 6, 2016

Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, sixth man to walk on moon, dies at 85 | Reuters

Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, the sixth man to walk on the moon as module pilot on the record-setting Apollo 14 mission in 1971, has died at the age of 85, the U.S. space agency said on Friday. Mitchell died in West Palm Beach, Florida, on Thursday, on the eve of the 45th anniversary of the lunar landing, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration said. #lifestyle #Middle East #Russia #science #United Kingdom

Feb 6, 2016

Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, sixth man to walk on moon, dies at 86 | Reuters

Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, the sixth man to walk on the moon as module pilot on the record-setting Apollo 14 mission in 1971, has died at the age of 86, the U.S. #Business #facebook #opinion #Personal finance #Reuters #Thomson Reuters #Videos

Feb 6, 2016

Two dead in 17-story collapsed building in Taiwan – city mayor | Reuters

TAIPEI At least two people are dead after a 17-story building collapsed in the southern city of Tainan, city mayor William Lai said, the first deaths to be reported after a 6.4-magnitude quake shook the island early on Saturday. Lai, who was speaking at the disaster site on live TV, said that the building complex housed 221 residents and that 31 people had been sent to the hospital #Business #India #Middle East #opinion #science

Feb 6, 2016

Quake fells Taiwan apartment building, at least two dead | Reuters

TAINAN, Taiwan A powerful quake struck southern Taiwan before dawn on Saturday near the city of Tainan, toppling a 17-story apartment building where more than 100 people are feared trapped. A baby girl and a 40-year-old man have been confirmed dead, according to a government official. Media reported a third death #Business #Copyright #LinkedIn #Thomson Reuters #Videos

Feb 6, 2016

Zika found in saliva; no Carnival kissing, Brazil warns pregnant women | Reuters

RIO DE JANEIRO Zika has been found in the saliva and urine of two patients in Brazil and while it is not known if such body fluids could transmit the virus, the discovery could make pregnant revellers wary of kissing strangers during the country's often uninhibited Carnival festivities. Brazilian scientists announced their discovery on Friday, as U.S. #facebook #India #LinkedIn #Personal finance #Videos

Feb 6, 2016

Pentagon releases photos tied to Afghan, Iraq detainee abuse | Reuters

WASHINGTON The Pentagon on Friday released 198 photographs linked to allegations of abuse of detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan, many of them showing close-ups of cuts and bruises to arms and legs of prisoners held in U.S. facilities. The Pentagon said the photos came from criminal investigations into 56 allegations of misconduct by U.S. #article #India #Iraq #Latin America #opinion #Russia #Technology

Feb 6, 2016

U.S. labor market on solid ground as jobless rate hits eight-year low | Reuters

WASHINGTON U.S. employment gains slowed more than expected in January as the boost to hiring from unseasonably mild weather faded, but rising wages and an unemployment rate at an eight-year low suggested the labor market recovery remains firm. #article #Business #graphics #Russia #United Kingdom

Feb 6, 2016

Quake fells Taiwan apartment tower, two reported killed so far | Reuters

TAIPEI A powerful quake struck southern Taiwan before dawn on Saturday near the city of Tainan, toppling a 17-story apartment building where more than 100 people are still feared trapped. Two people have so far been killed, including an infant girl, local TV reports said. #Business #Copyright #facebook #markets #Reuters #Videos

Feb 6, 2016

Kerry says in talks on Syria ceasefire, will know in days if possible | Reuters

WASHINGTON Talks are under way about a ceasefire and humanitarian access for civilians in the five-year-old Syrian civil war and it will be clear within days whether that is possible, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday. #article #crisis #Europe #Latin America #Middle East #opinion #Syria