Hirokazu Kore-eda's 'Shoplifters' wins the Palme d'Or at Cannes

May 20 (UPI) -- Hirokazu Kore-eda's Shoplifters won the top honor -- the Palme d'Or -- at the Cannes Film Festival in France this weekend. Jean-Luc Godard's The Image Book received the Special Palme d'Or and Spike Lee's BlacKkKlansman earned the Grand Prix. The Jury Prize went to Capernaum, directed by Nadine Labaki, and Pawel Pawlikowski won for...

'SNL' parodies royal wedding reception

May 20 (UPI) -- The cast of Saturday Night Live -- and guest host Tina Fey -- performed a parody of Prince Harry and U.S. actress Meghan Markle's wedding reception. Mikey Day played an enthusiastic Harry, who wore a military uniform as he spoke to the television camera, introducing tipsy guests such as Elton John, played by Aidy Bryant, and Kate Middleton,...

Oshawa’s St. Vincent’s Kitchen makes “heartfelt plea” after new building construction derailed

Plans by St. Vincent’s Kitchen to move to a new accessible location have been derailed after soil contamination was found at its construction site. Now, the organization behind the soup kitchen is putting out a “heartfelt plea” for help to get the project …Read More

Middle East construction costs 'world's flattest'

… in the cost of construction globally this year, as … & Townsend. Against average construction cost inflation worldwide of … amp; Townsend in its International Construction Market Survey 2018. The … that in the UAE, construction spending has been held up … Read More

Green Building Design Competition for Young Architects in Oman

Al Jisr Foundation invites young, Omani architects to design a green building for a local hospital. MUSCAT, OMAN, May 20, 2018 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- Omani architecture students and architects under the age of 30 are invited to take part in an … Read More

Trade war averted? China agrees to 'substantially' reduce trade surplus with the US

… small business lending (Monday) Construction work done is expected … long before round three. Construction stabilises Diary entries for … fairly scant this week. Construction work done — one of … is likely to see residential construction nudge higher over the … Read...

China agrees to slash US trade surplus

… small business lending (Monday) Construction work done is expected … long before round three. Construction stabilises Diary entries for … fairly scant this week. Construction work done — one of … is likely to see residential construction nudge higher over the … Read...

San Bernadino bus crash causes Switzerland's longest traffic jam in 19 years

… it was a record construction of 15 kilometers in … workers died during its construction. Saint-Gotthard: man and machine … rock Nine years of construction Engineers started construction of the two new … the tracks. During the construction 13 workers died, mostly …Read More

Chico State students celebrate graduation in front of friends, family

… of Engineering, Computer Science and Construction Management collected their degrees in the … received along the way. For construction management graduate David Rojas, it was …Read More

Happy Hennebry has put the balance back into racing

… . He has a qualification in construction engineering from his four years in …Read More

strong Buffalo native wins car at Alfred State College graduation/strong

… diploma for a building trades: building construction associate degree in one hand … will begin work in the construction industry this summer. While there …Read More

Family that took in Nikolas Cruz hit with lawsuits and criticism

… who now works for a construction management firm. His wife is a …Read More

Showcase of global cultures

… reality,” adds the Bachelor in Construction Management student from Zimbabwe. Students from … Read More

OUR VIEW: Pricey new-home mandate is not a ‘sunny’ idea

… dollars to the cost of constructing and buying a new home … be added to the state building code. Traditionally, building commissioners accept the … Read More

Will NASCAR go electric?

NASCAR, a powerful marketing platform, could help automakers sell mainstream America on the electric vehicle. But getting the NASCAR fan base to accept whirring electric motors in place of roaring engines will take time.Read More

Henrik Fisker's comeback powered by new battery

Automotive design maven Henrik Fisker's new venture might be less about the automobile than the technology that will power it.Read More

Ford welcomes workers back with re-entry program

Ford last fall launched the Career Re-Entry Program, which offers six-month assignments in product development, information technology and manufacturing jobs.Read More

Famous birthdays for May 20: Timothy Olyphant, Cher

May 20 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Taurus. They include: -- William Thornton, architect of the Capitol in Washington, in 1759 -- Dolley Madison, wife of the fourth U.S. president, James Madison, in 1768 -- French novelist Honore de Balzac in 1799 -- English philosopher and economist John Stuart Mill in 1806 -- German Emile...

The entrepreneur making healthy food accessible to her Brooklyn neighborhood

Frustrated by the limited healthy food options, Francesca Chaney opened Sol Sips, an affordable vegan caféRead More

How I learned to stop worrying and love the sous vide machine

How a chef named Shorty taught me to use the right tools, not all the tools and love the process not just the priceRead More