04 August 2020


Italy inaugurates new Genoa bridge (3)
August 04 2020 12:10 AM Members of the Italian Air Force's acrobatic unit Frecce Tricolori (Tri- coloured Arrows) perform yesterday over the new San Giorgio bridge in Genoa. AFP/Genoa Italy inaugurated a sleek new bridge in Genoa yesterday, though relatives of the 43 people killed when the old viaduct collapsed said the pomp and ceremony risked overshadowing the tragedy. Jets trailing the colours of the Italian flag roared overhead and ship
Italy inaugurates new Genoa bridge nearly two years after deadly collapse (2)
55 minutes ago The Morandi highway gave way during heavy rains, hurling dozens of cars and several trucks onto railway tracks below. An investigation into the 2018 incident revealed decades of negligence by the highway maintenance company. In this file photo taken on August 14, 2018, rescuers work at the site where the Morandi motorway bridge collapsed in Genoa.
Champions League ready to resume, at long last (2)
Robert Lewandowski, left, and Bayern Munich during their Marseille friendly ahead of the Champions League last 16 2nd leg against Chelsea. (Files/AFP) Short Url https://arab.news/6pbj6 AFP August 03, 2020 23:13 Follow @arabnews Champions League ready to resume, at long last UEFA 'confident' no more delays despite virus cases among players at Real Madrid and Sevilla AFP August 03, 2020 23:13 Follow @arabnews
GM alleges Fiat Chrysler spent millions to bribe UAW leaders (1)
By TOM KRISHER and ED WHITE DETROIT General Motors is asking a federal judge to reconsider his dismissal of a lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler based on new allegations that FCA bribed union officials and GM employees with millions stashed in secret foreign bank accounts. GM alleges that bribes were paid to former United Auto Workers Presidents Dennis Williams and Ron Gettelfinger, as well as Vice President Joe Ashton.
New Genoa bridge inaugurated despite boycott by victims' families (1)
Italy Genoa Bridge Monday, August 03, 2020 - 18:18 PM Associated Press reporters Italy's president has inaugurated a replacement bridge in Genoa despite the event being boycotted by families of 43 people killed when part of the original structure collapsed. Two years ago this month, a stretch of the Morandi Bridge suddenly gave way in a violent rainstorm, sending vehicles plunging to the dry riverbed below.
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