September 19, 2014

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United Kingdom: Scotland votes “NO” to independence

United Kingdom: Scotland votes “NO” to independence BBC News Scotland has voted to stay in the United Kingdom after rejecting independence. With 30 out of the country’s 32 council areas having declared after Thursday’s vote, the “No” side has an unassailable lead of 1,877,252 votes to 1,512,688. The winning total needed was 1,852,828. Nationally, the […]

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September 18, 2014

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ACI releases 2013 World Airport Traffic Report

ACI releases 2013 World Airport Traffic Report 17 September 2014 Airports Council International (ACI) Montréal – Airports Council International (ACI) has released the latest edition of the World Airport Traffic Report. With comprehensive data coverage for almost 2,000 airports in 160 countries worldwide, ACI’s flagship publication remains the authoritative source and industry reference for the […]

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September 17, 2014

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Scotland UK: The final polls: Yes 43-47% No 48-50%, Don’t know 4-9%

The final polls: Yes 43-47% No 48-50%, Don’t know 4-9% The final polls before voting opens on Thursday morning suggests the No camp are still in the lead. Herald Scotland A Panelbase poll reported 45% for Yes, 50% for No, and 5% either undecided or wouldn’t say. When the third category are excluded, it produces […]

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September 14, 2014

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The new North American Football League

The new North American Football League Source: NAFL Enterprises, Inc. NAFL Enterprises, Inc. (“NAFLE”) is proud to officially announce the forthcoming North American Football League (“NAFL”), a new professional spring football league, with plans to debut in spring 2015. The inaugural season will kick off with eight charter franchises. A strategic expansion plan has been […]

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September 14, 2014

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NFL: New Atlanta Falcons stadium begins to take shape

NFL: New Atlanta Falcons stadium begins to take shape The Georgia World Congress Center Authority and Atlanta Falcons worked toward an agreement for a new retractable roof stadium to be built on the Georgia World Congress Center campus. Scheduled to open for the 2017 NFL season, the new stadium will serve as the home of […]

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September 13, 2014

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U.S. DOT Announces 72 TIGER ’14 Awards in 46 States and DC

U.S. DOT Announces 72 TIGER ’14 Awards in 46 States and DC U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces 72 TIGER 2014 Recipients: Demand Demonstrates Need for Greater Transportation Investment through GROW AMERICA ACT U.S. Department of Transporatation WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, on September 12, 2014, announced that the Department of Transportation would provide […]

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September 12, 2014

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Caracas is finally ending the ‘world’s tallest squat’

Caracas is finally ending the ‘world’s tallest squat’ Andrew Rosati PRI The World It’s been called the world’s tallest slum — a 45-story vertical squatters’ haven with thousands of people living in an abandoned skyscraper in Caracas. It has grabbed international headlines and been the focus of hundreds of photo essays. It was even featured […]

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September 11, 2014

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Argentina: Buenos Aires proposes South America’s tallest building

Argentina: Buenos Aires proposes South America’s tallest building Associated Press BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentina says it will build the tallest building in Latin America. President Cristina Fernandez says the 1,165-foot (355-meter) tower is expected to cost around $300 million and will serve as a center for the entertainment industry, including television and movies studios […]

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September 9, 2014

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2015 Best Colleges Rankings -U.S. News & World Report

September 5, 2014 Think College Rankings Are Useless? Use Your Imagination Andy Thomason The Chronicle of Higher Education Year after year, college rankings maintain their hard-fought relevance. The leader of the pack, as every admissions officer knows, is U.S. News & World Report. Colleges have long maneuvered to improve their standings on the hallowed list, […]

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September 9, 2014

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England: Chinese investors back £65 million (US$104.5 million) ‘Little China’ scheme in Yorkshire

England: Chinese investors back £65 million (US$104.5 million) ‘Little China’ scheme in Yorkshire A big ‘multi-cultural’ residential and business development is being lined up with the aim of building on the success of the vibrant and cosmopolitan London Road area. Xinhua SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND- Investors from Chinese mainland are funding a 65-million-pound showpiece development scheme in […]

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