Brazil's first human, a 'priceless' loss from Rio's museum fire

September 3, 2018@2:25 PM TFP Editor 0

A sculpture of “Luzia” that was digitally reconstructed from her skull was on display in the museum (AFP Photo/ANTONIO SCORZA) More Rio de Janeiro (AFP) – Brazil on Monday mourned the loss of the “first Brazilian,” Luzia, after the 12,000-year-old fossil was destroyed in a raging fire that ripped through Rio de Janeiro’s treasured National Museum. The jewel in the crown of the museum’s collection of 20 million valuable pieces, Luzia was the first human fossil found in Brazil, in the southwestern Minas Gerais state [Read More]

5-Day Course: Gas/LNG Contracts – Structures, Pricing & Negotiation (Johannesburg, South Africa – October 22-26, 2018) –

September 3, 2018@1:57 PM TFP Editor 0

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Gas/LNG Contracts: Structures, Pricing & Negotiation” conference has been added to’s offering. This course has been designed to enable the professionals in the gas sector and gas advisory services to make the right sourcing decision, construct gas/LNG contracts and negotiate from a position of strength and knowledge in order to gain a competitive edge in the process. Course Highlights Global gas/LNG market and market structure Current gas/LNG trading activities in Europe, USA, Asia Pacific, Atlantic and Middle East region Principles and formulation [Read More]

The Latest: Suspect shot at California racetrack is named

September 3, 2018@1:39 PM TFP Editor 0

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on a man shot by deputies at a California racetrack (all times local): 11:20 a.m. Officials have identified a man they say was shot by deputies after he fired a gun into a crowd waiting for a sold-out Ice Cube concert at a California racetrack. The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department said Monday that 22-year-old Daniel Elizarraras of Escondido was shot Sunday night during an argument after he was told there were no more tickets available for the concert. [Read More]

Texas Doctor Apologizes After Saying Female Physicians 'Do Not Work As Hard'

September 3, 2018@12:59 PM TFP Editor 0

After a study found women in medicine are paid a fraction of what their male counterparts earn More A Texas doctor apologized for saying the gender wage gap in medicine exists because female doctors “do not work as hard” as male physicians, a comment that sparked outrage and went viral. Gary Tigges, a physician at Plano Internal Medicine Associates, said in comments published in the Dallas Medical Journal that “female physicians do not work as hard and do not see as many patients as male [Read More]

Global Switchgear Market 2018-2022 – Key Vendors are ABB, Mitsubishi Electric, Schneider Electric, Siemens & Toshiba –

September 3, 2018@12:58 PM TFP Editor 0

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Global Switchgear Market 2018-2022” report has been added to’s offering. The global switchgear market to grow at a CAGR of 7.58% during the period 2018-2022. Global Switchgear Market 2018-2022, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated by the sale of low and medium voltage switchgear and high voltage switchgear. According [Read More]

Global Laser based Gas Analyzers Market Forecasts to 2024 –

September 3, 2018@12:12 PM TFP Editor 0

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Global Laser based Gas Analyzers Market, Forecasts to 2024” report has been added to’s offering. This research analyzes the global trends in the laser based gas analyzer market across industries such as oil & gas, process, environmental, and pharma. The growing need for energy is driving oil & gas exploration, and boosting the demand for laser based gas analyzers. Also, environmental regulations in various countries are driving demand for laser based gas analyzers as they are less expensive than traditional techniques, requiring [Read More]

Twitter Users Shred Trump For Attacking Union Leader Richard Trumka On Labor Day

September 3, 2018@11:55 AM TFP Editor 0

President Donald Trump took time on Labor Day to attack one of the country’s More President Donald Trump took time on Labor Day to attack one of the country’s top labor leaders. On Sunday, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka had told Fox News Sunday that the president has done more to hurt American workers than to help them. Trumka said that unemployment may be down, but so are wages. Meanwhile, gas prices have been up since the first of the year, he said, so “overall, workers aren’t doing as well.” [Read More]

Deportation process ‘is racism’ says ex-UBS trader

September 3, 2018@11:55 AM TFP Editor 0

Former trader Kweku Adoboli says the deportation process he is facing “is racism”. He is set to be deported to Ghana after serving four years of a seven-year sentence for fraud. Foreign nationals sentenced to more than four years in jail are automatically considered for deportation. Mr Adoboli was convicted of a £1.4bn fraud at Swiss bank UBS in 2012. He spoke to BBC Scotland Business Editor Douglas Fraser. Read the full story. Read on The Source