Ford’s sales in China collapsed 43% in September amid Trump’s trade war and an economic slowdown (F)

VCG/Getty Images Ford sales in China tanked 43% in September year-over-year. The drop is attributed to a confluence of factors, from Ford’s makeover of the company to the Chinese economic slowdown. The growing trade war between the US and China also most likely played a role. Ford has been dealing with a series of maladies […]

Florida homeowners got a surprise when 4 kittens fell out of their attic after the roof collapsed during Hurricane Michael

ABC News Thursday morning, ABC News’ Rob Marciano showed off four kittens that were rescued after Hurricane Michael hit Panama City, Florida. Marciano said he spoke with a family who rode out the storm. When the storm caused their roof to collapse, the four kittens dropped from the ceiling into their kitchen. The reporter has […]

The engineer who designed the Genoa bridge that collapsed and killed 43 people warned of its corrosion risk 39 years ago

Nicola Marfisi/AP The Italian engineer who designed the Genoa bridge that collapsed and killed dozens of people warned four decades ago it was at a high risk for corrosion.  Riccardo Morandi wrote a report in 1979 that said the bridge’s proximity to sea air and pollution from a steel plant should have necessitated constant maintenance […]

At least 37 people are dead after a huge highway bridge collapsed in Italy

Twitter/Google Maps/Business Insider A huge highway bridge collapsed in Genoa, northern Italy, on Tuesday morning. At least 37 people have died, officials said, while at least two people are missing and 16 people are injured. Italy’s deputy transport minister said 20 vehicles  were involved in the disaster, as well as buildings below. Photos and video […]

Woman Says Fellow Passengers Saved Her Life After She Collapsed on a Flight

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An 89-year-old nun locked in a legal battle with Katy Perry collapsed and died in court

Reuters/Danny Moloshok A nun locked in a legal battle with the singer Katy Perry died during a related court appearance on Friday. Sister Catherine Rose Holzma, 89, had been fighting the sale of a Los Angeles convent to Perry. (Reuters) – An 89-year-old Roman Catholic nun who has battled pop star Katy Perry for years […]

Scores Of People Have Been Injured After A Ceiling Collapsed In Indonesia's Stock Exchange

Part of the ceiling in the atrium of the stock exchange building in Indonesia’s capital of Jakarta collapsed at around 12 p.m. (local time) on January 15. Pictures shared on social media showed the scale of the devastation, with Jakarta’s police later telling an ABC reporter in the capital that 72 people had been injured […]

The floor of the Jakarta Stock Exchange has collapsed

Adam Harvey/ Twitter There have been reports of injuries after the second floor of the Jakarta Stock Exchange collapsed Monday afternoon. According to ABC correspondent Adam Harvey, who is on the scene, the ceiling of the building’s lobby fell onto the reception area, where a coffee shop sits. People in the lobby were hit by […]

Obama-era plans to ‘zap’ Russian trolls collapsed under Trump

Before departing office, Barack Obama ordered US spy agencies to plan operations to combat Russian cyberthreats, according to the The Washington Post. But, more than a year into Trump’s tenure, his administration remains reluctant to pursue those counter-measures, claims the report. In its assessment in January, the US intelligence community said that Putin used a […]