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Category: General

NATO Secretary General brushes off Trump’s criticisms

I asked NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg a pair of questions in Brussels today: 1) Did President Trump assure you he wouldn’t make any concessions in his meeting with Vladimir Putin — for example on Crimea? 2) Has President Trump, in any of his conversations with you, suggested he thinks the United States has too…

Libyen: General Haftar verkündet Einnahme von IS-Hochburg

Nach wochenlangen Kämpfen hat der mächtige libysche General Chalifa Haftar die “Befreiung” der Hafenstadt Derna aus den Händen der Terrormiliz “Islamischer Staat” verkündet. Bis dahin war Derna die einzige Stadt im Osten Libyens, die sich noch der Kontrolle von Haftars selbsternannter Nationaler Libyscher Armee (NLA) entzog. Die Anfang Mai begonnene Offensive sei erfolgreich zu Ende…

General Electric: Konzernchef Flannery will GE offenbar radikal verschlanken

John Flannery Laut dem Bericht will der GE-Chef am Dienstag seine Pläne den Investoren präsentieren. (Foto: AP) DüsseldorfDer angeschlagene US-Industriekonzern General Electric plant laut einem Medienbericht einen weiteren radikalen Konzernumbau. Wie das „Wall Street Journal“ am Dienstag berichtet, will Konzernchef John Flannery sich künftig voll auf die Bereiche Energie und Luftfahrt konzentrieren. Die Gesundheitsparte des Konzerns…

Mañana, paro general de la CGT, el tercero en la gestión de Macri

24 DE Junio 2018 – 17:15 Mañana no funcionarán escuelas, dependencias públicas, transporte y comercios. La medida de fuerza incluye también a los gremios de la CTA de los Trabajadores, de la CTA Autónoma y a los que están alineados con partidos de izquierda.   La Confederación General del Trabajo (CGT) concretará mañana su tercer paro nacional en la gestión…

General Motors défie Trump et construit la nouvelle Chevrolet au Mexique

Malgré les menaces de l’administration américaine de taxer les voitures importées, la firme de Détroit a choisi son usine mexicaine pour redonner vie à sa célèbre Chevrolet Blazer. Les constructeurs automobiles n’auraient-ils plus peur de Trump ? Malgré les menaces du président américain de surtaxer les voitures fabriquées hors des Etats-Unis, General Motors (GM) a choisi…

The Dow Drops a General

GE and the Dow. The Dow Jones Industrial Average will remove General Electric Co. next Tuesday after a run of underperformance. At the Financial Times, John Authers explains why you shouldn’t care about the Dow, but you are sophisticated and didn’t care about the Dow, so I will not repeat his arguments here. I will only mention…

En difficulté, General Electric est exclu du Dow Jones

Le conglomérat industriel, qui mène un plan de restructuration drastique, faisait partie des tout premiers membres de l’indice-phare de la Bourse de New York. C’est une page de l’histoire de Wall Street qui se tourne. En difficulté depuis plus de deux ans, le conglomérat industriel General Electric (GE) a été exclu mercredi du  Dow Jones…

General Electric drops out of Dow index

Image copyright Getty Images General Electric is losing its place on the Dow Jones Industrial Average after more than 100 years in a move that reflects a fall in the firm’s fortunes and changes to the US economy. Walgreens Boots Alliance is to take its spot on the financial index, which tracks shares of 30…

Man ‘posed as US general to impress date’

Image copyright Raleigh-Wake County CCBI Image caption Christian Gerald Desgroux allegedly posed as an army general on a date A car mechanic has been indicted on charges of posing as a three-star US army general in order to land a helicopter, officials say. Christian Gerald Desgroux, 58, had the chartered helicopter land at an office…

US Surgeon General says he assisted in medical emergency on Delta flight

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US Surgeon General helps sick passenger on flight

A Delta flight crew waiting to take off Wednesday was hoping to have a doctor on board who could help with a medical emergency. It turned out there was: the U.S. Surgeon General himself. Dr. Jerome Adams said on Twitter following the incident: “On my @Delta flight to Jackson, Mississippi (by way of Atlanta), and…

Canadian general to become No. 2 at UN Command in Korea | CBC News

A senior Canadian officer will become the deputy commander of the United Nations force in Korea, Canada’s Department of National Defence said Monday. Lt.-Gen. Wayne Eyre will become the first non-U.S. general officer to hold the post since the international headquarters command was created 68 years ago. He takes up the appointment ahead of a historic summit between…