Starbucks Ex-CEO views presidency

Former CEO of coffee chain Starbucks Howard Schultz is considering participating in the US presidential election in 2020 as an independent candidate. That is what Schultz, whose Starbucks has developed into a global corporation, told the…

Shutdown Cost U.S. Economy $11 Billion

The 35-day partial government shutdown cost the U.S. economy $11 billion, and some $3 billion of that total will never be recovered, the Congressional Budget Office said Monday. The nonpartisan office estimated that the shutdown delayed…

US Lawmakers Set to Introduce ‘First Strike’ Bill

U.S. lawmakers and nuclear arms control leaders are set to hold a news conference Tuesday to discuss limiting the power of U.S. presidents to launch a nuclear strike. Democratic Sen. Edward Markey of Massachusetts and Congressman Ted Lieu…

Fugro starts fixing water problem in California

Fugro is working together with other sides in the state of California in the field of water supply. With the five-year contract, 75 million dollars is requested for the consortium. The work concerns soil research to support the California…