Thursday, 16 August 2018
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Rescue teams toil on Italy bridge collapse site as survivors recount harrowing escape

Added: 16.08.2018 20:18 | 4 views | 0 comments

Rescue workers toiled through a second night Thursday in a desperate bid to find survivors in the rubble of a Genoa bridge which caved in during a heavy rainstorm, killing at least 39 people and injuring 16 more.


More workers working might not get more work done, ants (and robots) show

Added: 16.08.2018 19:32 | 6 views | 0 comments

For ants and robots operating in confined spaces like tunnels, having more workers does not necessarily mean getting more work done. Just as too many cooks in a kitchen get in each other's way, having too many robots in tunnels creates clogs that can bring the work to a grinding halt.

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[Ticker] Migrant farmers strike in Italy after 16 die in accidents

Added: 16.08.2018 17:25 | 0 views | 0 comments

Hundreds of migrant farmworkers walked off tomato fields in Foggia in southern Italy on Wednesday protesting their working conditions after two road accidents killed 16 African workers. The accidents happened when lorries carrying tomatoes collided with vans carrying the labourers home after their day's work. Interior minister Matteo Salvini reacted by declaring war on the mafia networks exploiting foreign agricultural workers, saying they had benefited from "uncontrolled immigration".

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School workers donate sick days to help Florida teacher

Added: 16.08.2018 16:56 | 5 views | 0 comments

A Florida teacher who burned through his sick days fighting colon cancer last spring was forced to plan chemo treatments around his class schedule for the fall semester.


Watch the Squeaky-Clean Trailer for Alfonso Cuarón’s Netflix Drama Roma

Added: 16.08.2018 14:36 | 2 views | 0 comments

Alfonso Cuarón’s Netflix drama Roma is the director’s most personal film yet, a Mexico City–set family drama in the early 1970s. Two young domestic workers — Cleo (Yalitza Aparicio) and Adela (Nancy Garc&ióa Garc&ióa), both of Mixteco descent — work for a family in the middle-class neighborhood of Roma. As their ...


Pellegrini dismisses Yaya Toure link

Added: 16.08.2018 14:10 | 6 views | 0 comments

Manuel Pellegrini has ruled out a move for former Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure, according to Sky Sports. The pair worked together for three seasons at the Etihad Stadium, where together they won the Premier League title and two EFL Cups. The former Ivory Coast international left the Premier League champions in the summer after ...]


Math shows how human behavior spreads infectious diseases

Added: 16.08.2018 13:14 | 14 views | 0 comments

Mathematics can help public health workers better understand and influence human behaviors that lead to the spread of infectious disease.

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US bosses now earn 312 times the average worker's wage, figures show

Added: 16.08.2018 11:37 | 11 views | 0 comments

The chief executives of America’s top 350 companies earned 312 times more than their workers on average last year, according to a new report published Thursday by the Economic Policy Institute....

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Female worker who was 'bound and gagged' by colleagues loses harassment case

Added: 16.08.2018 10:43 | 11 views | 0 comments

A fisheries officer who claimed she was "bound and gagged" by colleagues has lost her bullying and harassment case.

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