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US July retail sales volumes jump past forecasts

Internet-driven purchases probably received a boost from the spike in online shopping tied to Amazon.com's Prime Day event. Wall Street shares ended Tuesday little changed, but the dollar rose on the back of strong retail sales figures. June sales ...

Target takes steps to compete more seriously with Amazon

In a blog post on Target's corporate website, Valdez said Grand Junction will help Target offer product assembly, installation and other services. Rob: Our team is excited about the opportunity to continue our work with Target on same-day deliver...

Toyota, Mazda Corp. to Establish $1.6-Bln Joint Venture in US

Toyota and Mazda will invest $1.6 billion to produce crossover models and Toyota's Corolla sedan in the United States starting 2021. On Friday (4 August), the Japanese auto giants said they will join forces to invest $1.6bn in the plant with...

Teenager jumps out of plane's emergency exit as it lands

The teen, a USA citizen, was accosted by a construction crew working nearby on the airfield. He was also reportedly taken to a hospital for a psychiatric evaluation. Airport spokesman Doug Yakel says a construction crew working nearby confronted the ...

Sprint Surprises with Profit, Says a Deal May Be Coming Soon

Therefore, the firm believes, irrespective of the potential M&A target, be it Charter, T-Mobile US Inc (NASDAQ: TMUS ), DISH Network Corp (NASDAQ: DISH) or someone else, there is a good possibility that SoftBank would pick up the remaining sta...

HSBC in €255m plan to move 1000 jobs to Paris after Brexit

It also announced a share buyback program of up to $2 billion, which is expected to be completed this year. "We have made an excellent start to 2017", Chief Executive Stuart Gulliver said in a statement. "It's an obsession because we need to pr...

Teavana closing at Lehigh Valley Mall, all 378 other locations

Starbucks' U.S. business - already suffering from heightened competition from meal kit sellers and convenience stores - has seen membership growth slow down due to changes made in its loyalty rewards program previous year, analysts said. At the time,...

Britain to ban sale of new diesel and gasoline cars by 2040

The move is one of a series of measures aimed at reducing emissions in the United Kingdom and is contained in a new air quality plan . The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders - which represents the views of the motor industry - CEO Mike Haw...

Oil prices rally on reduced production

In the week ending July 14, 2017, United States crude oil inventories fell by 4.7 MMbbls (million barrels) and were at 490.6 MMbbls. September crude rose 56 cents, or 1.2%, to $48.45 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. US producers might ...

BMW denies cheating on diesel emissions

Daimler AG's "workers are rightly horrified and angry" by antitrust allegations that emerged last week, and "there must obviously be consequences" if they're confirmed, Michael Brecht, head of that company's works council, said separately. Daimler a...

European Central Bank chief says patience needed with stimulus

Draghi himself claimed in mid-2014 that the "the fundamentals for a weaker euro are better today than they were", recalled analysts at Capital Economics, in a note. Investors were looking ahead to a European Central Bank policy decision later in ...

McCormick to acquire Reckitt Benckiser's food business for $4.2 billion

With the acquisition of Reckitt Benckiser's food division, McCormick is adding a roster of brands to its spice and seasoning mix portfolio that further strengthens the company's position as a go-to destination for adding flavor to a variety of dish...

$5B in Student Loan Debt Could Be Gone Thanks to Missing Paperwork

While National Collegiate struggles with servicing issues, thousands of students also are struggling to dig their way out of debt imposed by the hefty loans. The debt passed through too many hands before reaching National Collegiate's trusts, and imp...

Dominion Diamond Corporation (DDC) Getting Favorable News Coverage, Report Shows

Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a sector perform rating on shares of Dominion Diamond Corp in a report on Tuesday, June 13th. The stock has "Hold" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, April 28. Where the relative strength index (RSI)...

Alfred Angelo customers facing problems should file complaints with AG's office

Planning a wedding is already pretty stressful, and an unknown number of brides across the country have an extra and unanticipated source of stress: Alfred Angelo, a retailer and maker of bridal and bridesmaids' gowns, abruptly closed its doors and...

Wildfires in area cause evacuation of Little Fort and Dunn Lake area

At least 3,500 people remain out of their homes in Santa Barbara County. As wildfires continue to rage across British Columbia , several big Canadian lumber mills have been forced to temporarily close. Dave Scott was at his home Friday outside 100...

Trump Hotels left orange faced: Hackers plunder systems for credit cards

SynXis handles hotel reservations made by consumers not just through hotels, but also through online travel agencies. The Sabre breach was first reported by independent security reporter Brian Krebs back in May , after Sabre mentioned it in a ...

California wildfires prompt thousands to evacuate, state of emergency

When Chuck Wilsey was ordered to evacuate this weekend as a wildfire roared near his ranch home in Oroville, California , he was ready. The weather forecast for the fire area on Monday is moderate by fire behavior standards. More than 3,500 ...

NBA Hawks reportedly pass on Knicks' $71 mn offer to Hardaway Jr

Steve Mills paid way over market value for Hardaway Jr., 25, who is coming off the best season of his career in Atlanta. NY all but officially has more than one-third of its cap space invested in Hardaway and an injured and suspended Joakim Noah.

Conor McGregor's coach says he's making big progress in training

After revealing he will be the co-main event on the August 26 cross-sport spectacle , Davis revealed the Money Man's plan to embarrass the UFC star before dropping him. So with that being said, here are five WWE alternatives to face Floyd May...

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China dings Medtronic over Taiwan reference

USA -based hotel corporation Marriott International, who categorized Chinese territories as countries in a mail questionnaire, was ordered to remove all related content from its w...

East Coast locked in wickedly cold weekend of subzero temps

By the time the storm reaches the ocean waters east of Long Island and eastern New England on Thursday, it will be explosively intensifying. Scattered fatalities were reported ,...

Price of gas up by 15 cents

The national average price for regular unleaded was $2.49, AAA said, down a half-cent over the week. In Rhode Island, gas is four cents above the national average of $2.49, whi...

Storm system brings snow, ice to Florida

Winter Storm Grayson caused small flurries to fall in the notoriously warm state, putting a total of 0.1 inches of snow on the ground, reports Time . The coating of white stuff ov...

Fired Engineer Says Google Discriminated Based on His 'Male Gender,' 'Caucasian Race'

Damore was sacked from Google, and while many people cheered this move, some conservative onlookers claimed the engineer actually had a legal case against the tech giant. Go...

China's Geely buying stake in Mack Trucks' parent company

They did not disclose the value of the transaction, which makes Geely Volvo's largest owner by capital and the second biggest by voting rights after investment firm Industrivarde...

Obama beats Trump in America's Most Admired Man poll

However, a quarter of those surveyed failed to name any man or woman who they admired, while 10% of people opted to nominate a friend or family member. Billy Graham, U.S. Sen. Wh...

Coinbase Investigates Insider Trading Following Launch Of Bitcoin Cash

In the meantime, Coinbase launched an internal probe of insider trading in the run-up to Tuesday's launch. As the announcement was published, the price of Bitcoin Cash spiked...

Give the Christmas Spirit at a Red Kettle Near You!

The 1 percent drop, however, compares favorably with the previous year, when donations declined by 10 percent. With one week left, The Salvation Army, is hoping Calgarians can co...

Introducing Snooze to Give You More Control Of Your News Feed

The new " Snooze' feature differs from the existing option to Unfollow because it allows you to see your friends posts again after 30 days, without manual interaction". Chamath Pa...

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Starbucks Partners with Alibaba in Opening AR Roastery

Starbucks Partners with Alibaba in Opening AR Roastery

On Tuesday, Starbucks opened the 30,000-square-foot Starbucks Reserve Roastery Shanghai. Customers at this attractive outlet settled on the West Nanjing Road shopping strip, now c...

Uber Hack 'Raises Huge Concerns' With UK Data Regulator

Uber Hack 'Raises Huge Concerns' With UK Data Regulator

Uber's chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi (pictured) explained in a release that the hackers found 57 million names, email addresses and mobile phone numbers, in which around...

Sonia: 'Arrogant' govt has cast dark shadow on Parliamentary democracy

Sonia: 'Arrogant' govt has cast dark shadow on Parliamentary democracy

Assembly polls are due to be held in Gujarat in two phases on December 9 nd 14. "The government is forcefully trying to change history of modern India by erasing contributions...

Nearly 300 MS-13 Gang Members Arrested in Nationwide Bust

Nearly 300 MS-13 Gang Members Arrested in Nationwide Bust

Ninety-three of 214 arrestees are charged with federal or state criminal offenses and will face prison time in the United States, said Derek Benner, the deputy executive associat...

State's October unemployment rate down to 4.7 percent

State's October unemployment rate down to 4.7 percent

The statewide figures put Nebraska in good company among states with the country's lowest unemployment rates. But she adds not all communities and regions of the state are benefiti...