Many cities have places with great panoramic views of the city vistas from above. For example, in the U.S., New York has the top of the Empire State Building or Rockefeller Center. Similarly, Chicago has observation decks in both the Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower) and the Hancock Building. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and India have signed an agreement to share military logistics, they said in a joint statement on Monday, a step toward building defense ties as both countries seek to counter the growing maritime assertiveness of China.
Submitted by Paul Bois via TruthRevolt.org, The Left always complains that the United States isn't more like Europe, particularly Scandinavia, and now the joke's on them because Norway now plans to build a border wall to halt the flow...Show More Summary
Stated differently, even at the peak of recent financial bubbles in London, NYC, Miami or Houston they did not build such monuments to sheer economic waste and capital destruction. But just consider the case of China’s mammoth steelShow More Summary
The Securities and Exchange Commission said that a company in the US state of California and two executives have been cited for using baseless financial projections in a plan to manufacture environmentally friendly building material...
Essential Politics: Bills on climate change, sex offender email addresses go to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk Aug. 25, 2016, 1:44 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. We've got a number of big stories that we're following: Lawmakers finished work...
Although Microsoft has stated no new builds today for Fast Ring, it looks like those on the Release Preview are getting an update to Redstone 1 aka the Anniversary Update. Windows 10 build 14393.103 is now available an increase from build 14393.82 from August 18....
China and Pakistan agreed to accelerate the building of the economic corridor from Xinjiang to Gwadar, Chinese state media reported. Accelerated construction fits in a China's strategy on strengthening its influence in the Indian Ocean and the Middle East, Russian experts told Sputnik.
Late last year Governor McAuliffe put into effect an "emergency" ban on the carry of firearms in state agency buildings. What was the emergency situation that the ban was addressing? There was none. This post Virginia State Agency Gun Ban Hearing – Politics At Its Worst appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
Hundreds of University of Texas students waved sex toys at a campus rally during the first day of classes, protesting a new state law that allows concealed handguns in college classrooms, buildings and dorms. … Click to Continue »
In signs of a new Cold War, China is building an arsenal of both offensive and defensive missiles to prepare for a hypothetical conflict with the United States.
Because you want to argue about the best films of the 21st century, check out today's mid-day links: butt blimp goes splat, Qatar invests in Empire State Building, returning SNL cast members, farewell Tekserve, and cat plays whack-a-mole. Show More Summary
Analyses of state unemployment rates by race and ethnicity for the most recent quarter build on the monthly state employment numbers by showing state-by-state improvements in prospects for black and Latino workers, yet continued high unemployment relative to whites.
An affiliate of the Qatar Investment Authority has acquired a 9.9% stake in Empire State Realty Trust, which owns the Empire State Building, for $622 million, according to The Wall Street Journal.... To view the full story, click the title link.
By Todd Miller / TomDispatch This mass prosecution of undocumented border crossers has become so much the norm that one report concluded it is now a “driving force in mass incarceration” in the United States, and it is just a single program among many that the U.S. developed during the past two decades.
This past weekend saw the first Titanfall 2 Technical Test, as Respawn recruited players from around the world to stress test their servers. Despite warnings that the Titanfall 2 build on offer was in a pre-Alpha state, I've seen quite...Show More Summary
The sovereign wealth fund Qatar Investment Authority purchased a 9.9% stake in the Empire State Building’s owner, Empire State Realty Trust (ESRT). As Bloomberg’s David Levitt reports, the fund bought 29.6 million newly issued Class A common shares at $21 each, or a $622 million investment. The shares also come with voting interest.
The tiny but wealthy OPEC member, an American ally, is ramping up its U.S. investments as oil income stumbles
Simone Biles is all smiles with the rest of the Final Five while visiting the Empire State Building on Tuesday (August 23) in New York City. The 19-year-old Olympian and her gold medal-winning teammates Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas, Laurie Hernandez and Madison Kocian got the ultimate view of the Big Apple from the building’s viewing [...]
A TED-Ed lesson by Kim Preshoff gives a number of real world examples to help people visualize the concept of one part per million. The lesson uses things like kernels of corn in a truckload, bricks in the Empire State Building, and drops of ink in a bathtub to make its point and help people […]