Phoebe Wall Howard Detroit Free Press Published 10:30 AM EST Jan 11, 2019 The guy dressed in jeans and a pullover, sitting near the cafeteria window and holding a paper coffee cup, has a break between back-to-back meetings that run from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the 11th floor. He decided to escape to his favorite spot and hide in plain sight, observing and listening to what’s happening all around him. People stop to talk. About everything. Water in the bathroom isn’t hot enough. Office space is too hot. A printer isn’t working. Kumar Galhotra smiles, nods, makes a note, promises to follow up — and does. He could be any guy in any coffee shop. But he’s not just any guy. He oversees 100,000 employees, including factory workers in 26 auto plants in the U.S. and Canada. He's responsible for manages design, manufacturing, pricing, sales and financing of the most popular pickup trucks in America that essentially print money for Ford Motor Co. as the … [Read more...] about Ford executive Kumar Galhotra opens Detroit auto show
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump greet former President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama at the state funeral for former President George H.W. Bush at the National Cathedral. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Matt McClain Former president George W. Bush (C) reaches past President Donald Trump to greet former first Lady Michelle Obama. (Photo by Brendan SMIALOWSKI / AFP) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds From left, President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, former President Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, former President Bill Clinton, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and former President Jimmy Carter listen as former President George W. Bush speaks during a State Funeral at the National Cathedral, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, in Washington, for former President George H.W. Bush.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Pool) Former first lady Michelle Obama chats with the audience during a book-tour stop in Washington on Saturday. MUST CREDIT: … [Read more...] about Why do so many Americans adore Michelle Obama? She keeps it real (even at a funeral).
CHICO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California's wildfires (all times local):7:31 p.m.Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea says they found 8 more bodies Friday from a deadly Northern California wildfire that is only half contained.The death toll from the deadliest wildfire in the country in at least a century is 71.___7:25 p.m.Northern California authorities say more than 1,000 people are now on a missing persons list but stressed that it doesn't mean they are all actually missing.Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said Friday that a list that he released Thursday of 631 names has now increased to 1,011 names.He called it "a dynamic list" that will fluctuate up and down and urged the public to consult the list to see if their names are on it and let authorities know if they are OK. 70 PHOTOS Camp Fire, Hill Fire and Woolsey Fire sweep across California See Gallery Camp Fire, Hill Fire and Woolsey Fire sweep across California THOUSAND OAKS, CA - NOVEMBER 09: The Woolsey Fire … [Read more...] about More than 1,000 unaccounted for in wake of California fires
Travellers are being warned they face disruption at a major London railway hub for much of Wednesday (October 17). Trains are unable to run between London Paddington and Slough or Heathrow Airport after overhead electric wires were "severely" damaged at Ealing on Tuesday night. Many trains became stranded between Paddington and Reading due to a loss of power supply. Network Rail said it expected to open two of the four train lines by midday, but warned disruption would last until the end of the day. Great Western Railway (GWR) added that a reduced timetable would impact most mainline routes to and from Paddington. The operator said: "Owing to the extent of the damage, no trains are expected to be able to operate between London Paddington and Hayes & Harlington in either direction for much of Wednesday. "As a result, GWR, TfL Rail and Heathrow Express will not be operating a train service between London Paddington, Hayes & Harlington or Slough until such time as repairs have … [Read more...] about Travel chaos on all Paddington lines after Ealing power cut
Jonathan Drew, Associated Press Updated 12:32 pm CDT, Monday, October 15, 2018 Maya Little uses a microphone to address several dozen supporters before her trial Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Hillsborough, N.C., on a charge that she poured red ink on a Confederate statue at the University of North Carolina that was later torn down by protesters. Little has been charged with a count of misdemeanor defacing of a public monument for her action last April at the statue known as "Silent Sam," which was torn down by protesters in August. less Maya Little uses a microphone to address several dozen supporters before her trial Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Hillsborough, N.C., on a charge that she poured red ink on a Confederate statue at the University of ... more Photo: Jonathan Drew, AP Photo: Jonathan Drew, AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close … [Read more...] about UNC chancellor won’t testify at Confederate vandalism trial