Shares in Grenfell cladding maker sink – BBC News

Shares in the company that made the cladding used on Grenfell Tower have fallen sharply in New York. Arconic, formerly known as Alcoa, fell more than 7% to $23.76 after the firm said it would stop selling Reynobond PE cladding for use in high-rises. A fire on 14 June killed dozens of residents of the west London tower. Arconic said ...

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Supreme Court allows limited version of Trump's travel ban to take effect and will consider case in fall – Washington Post

By Robert Barnes, The Supreme Court agreed Monday to allow a limited version of President Trump’s ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries to take effect and will consider in the fall the president’s broad powers in immigration matters in a case that raises fundamental issues of national security and religious discrimination. The court made an important exception: It ...

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Japanese airbag maker Takata files for bankruptcy, gets Chinese backing – Reuters

By Naomi Tajitsu and David Shepardson| TOKYO/WASHINGTON Japan’s Takata Corp (7312.T), at the center of the auto industry’s biggest-ever product recall, filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States and Japan, and said it had agreed to be largely acquired for $1.6 billion by the Chinese-owned U.S.-based Key Safety Systems. In the biggest bankruptcy of a Japanese manufacturer, Takata faces ...

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First Look: The 2018 BMW X3 aims straight at the heart of the fastest-growing luxury market – New York Daily News

This morning via live stream from its new plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina, BMW debuted the new version of one of its best selling models, the 2018 X3 entry luxury crossover. With the demand for these luscious little ‘utes at an all-time high and showing no signs of slowing down, there’s a good chance this could supplant BMW’s 3 Series ...

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BET Awards: Beyonce Tops Winners With 5 – Hollywood Reporter

Leslie Jones Allen Berezovsky/WireImage Beyonce dominated the 2017 BET Awards, which were handed out Sunday night at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The singer — who just gave birth to a twin boy and girl — won five awards at the show, including best female R&B/pop artist, album of the year for Lemonade, video of the year for “Sorry” (a ...

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Supreme Court sides with religious institutions in a major church-state decision – Washington Post

By Robert Barnes, The Supreme Court concluded its work for this session on Monday siding with religious institutions in a major church-state decision and with no indication that pivotal Justice Anthony M. Kennedy is retiring. The speculation about Kennedy, who has served on the court for nearly three decades and is almost always the deciding vote in divisive cases on ...

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Paul George trade talk puts Indiana Pacers in a (commonly seen) NBA pickle – NBA.com

6:12Play Injuries ended the promising career of former Trail Blazers All-Star guard Brandon Roy. By that time, Pritchard had been fired in Portland and resurfaced in Indy as Bird’s second in command. Now, though, it’s Pritchard who faces a seemingly impossible situation: getting value for Pacers star Paul George, who wants out of Indiana and who has let everyone know ...

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