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15 unexpected places where statues of US presidents can be found around the world

Bela Szandelszky / AP The Czech Republic, France, Greece, Hungary, Paraguay, Poland, Russia, and the United Kingdom all have former US presidents memorialized as statues. Abraham Lincoln and Ronald Reagan appe.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 4th, 2019

30 Years After The Berlin Wall Came Down, East And West Germany Are Still Divided

30 Years After The Berlin Wall Came Down, East And West Germany Are Still Divided Authored by Nathan Stolzfus via The Conversation, Thirty years ago, on November 9, with a sense of momentous events palpable in Berlin’s famous air, East.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 11th, 2019

A Miracle In Berlin

A Miracle In Berlin Authored by Eric Margolis, Where did all the time go? Thirty years ago this week the Berlin Wall fell. Then Soviet chairman Mikhail Gorbachev.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 10th, 2019

35 photos show unexpected places the Berlin Wall ended up around the world

Hilton Anatole After the Berlin Wall came down on November 9, 1989, pieces of it scattered around the world. These photos show the surprising places the pieces ended up, from the grounds of the Vatican to a bathroom in Las Vegas. .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytNov 8th, 2019

21 stunning photos from the night the Berlin Wall came tumbling down 30 years ago

Str Old The Berlin Wall came tumbling down on November 9, 1989, reuniting East and West Germany, and foreshadowing the fall of the Soviet Union. It stood for 28 years to separate the two sides of Be.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 8th, 2019

The Berlin Wall fell 30 years ago. Here"s how people who were there in 1989 remember the historic "Mauerfall" today.

Associated Press/Lionel Cironneau The Berlin Wall fell 30 years ago, on November 9, 1989. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 8th, 2019

Mark Zuckerberg’s Privacy Practices: CEO Daily

Must-read business news, delivered every morning. Good morning. David Meyer here in Berlin, filling in for Alan. Facebook’s shares fell by almost 3% at one point yesterday after the Wall Street Journal reported the firm had “uncov.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 13th, 2019

Elon Musk just revealed the location of Tesla"s next factory (TSLA)

AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, Pool Tesla's next factory will be located near Berlin, Germany, CEO Elon Musk said on Tuesday during an award show hosted by the German automotive publication Auto Bild. The European factory would be Tesl.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 12th, 2019

You can still see the divide between West and East Berlin from space

ESA / AP In some ways, Berlin is still divided 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Seen from space, the city's lights show a stark contrast, with orange lights in the east and white lights in the west. On.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 8th, 2019

Wall Street"s "Charging Bull" statue will be relocated after drawing protests for years

Ted Shaffrey/AP The famous "Charging Bull" statue will soon be moved from its spot in Bowling Green Park, a representative for the New York City mayor's office.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 8th, 2019

A $16.8 million Silicon Valley mansion in the Palo Alto neighborhood where Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg lives hasn"t found a buyer in 6 years — take a look inside

Courtesy of Joel Goodrich Luxury Real Estate Nestled within an elite enclave in a premiere Silicon Valley neighborhood is a five-bedroom $16.8 million mansion for sale. The three-story Italianate-style villa at 51 Crescent Drive sits in Palo Alto's.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 8th, 2019

Central Park to get statue honoring women"s accomplishments

Central Park has 23 statues of men who left their mark in history but not a single one honoring the accomplishments of a woman. That will change after a city commission voted Monday to erect a... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 26th, 2019

Apartment sale prices hit lowest mark in almost five years: report

New taxes on high-end real estate appear to be taking a bite out of the city's luxury market. Manhattan apartment sale prices fell to their lowest level in four years in the third quarter of this... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 7th, 2019

Wall St. slumps after weaker-than-expected services sector data

U.S. stocks fell sharply on Thursday after data showed business activity slowed in September to its lowest level in three years, the latest economic indicator to point to a sharp downturn in the United States......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 3rd, 2019

70 years ago, the Soviets tried to strangle Berlin — here"s how the West earned its first major victory of the Cold War

Associated Press In mid-1948, the Soviets blockaded Berlin in an attempt to squeeze the US, Britain, and France out of the enclave in Soviet-occupied East Germany. For the next 15 months, Western p.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 30th, 2019

Germany pumps 650 million euros into IBM quantum computing alliance

IBM is joining forces with a German research institute to explore the potential of quantum computing in a project that the government in Berlin will back to the tune of 650 million euros ($717 million) over two years......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 10th, 2019

Big Trouble In Little Costco: Big Box Retailer"s Chinese Debut Closes Early For "Security Reasons"

After the Berlin Wall fell, one of the first aspects of western society that East Berliners were.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 27th, 2019

Stimulus hopes lift Wall Street

U.S. stocks climbed Monday as reports of stimulus efforts in China and Germany calmed fears of a severe downturn in the global economy that were stoked last week as bond yields fell. Fred Katayama reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersAug 19th, 2019

Wall Street rallies on hopes of global economic stimulus

U.S. stocks climbed on Monday as reports of stimulus efforts in China and Germany calmed fears of a severe downturn in the global economy that were stoked last week as bond yields fell......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 19th, 2019

Wall Street rallies as investors cheer global stimulus efforts

U.S. stocks climbed on Monday as reports of stimulus efforts in China and Germany calmed fears of a severe downturn in the global economy that were stoked last week as bond yields fell......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 19th, 2019