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Oxford University employee charged with Chicago murder

Latham, who police say was staying in a hotel close to his apartment building, had picked up Warren at Chicago's O'Hare airport several days before the alleged crime took place. The two suspects fled on a cross-country odyssey and surrendered to a...

Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE:FL) Experiences Heavy Trading Volume

A roughly 20% slide in shares of Foot Locker Inc .in premarket trade Friday pulled other sports retailers and apparel makers lower with it, with Under Armour down 1.7% and Nike Inc. This company shares are 39.9% off its target price of $67.95 an...

East Texas students' science project arrives at International Space Station

Then, SpaceX is likely to be back in action at Cape Canaveral in early September, with its first launch of the USA military's X-37B spaceplane. Off-the-shelf computers don't often land up in space, but a new experiment about to begin at the In...

Oil edges up on falling United States crude stocks, but global glut weighs

Official Energy Information Administration (EIA) data will be published late on Wednesday. Traders are also watching United States shale production, which is trudging on full steam ahead despite oil prices , which have been unable to hold above $5...

Merck CEO Steps Down From Trump Business Council

Trump still hasn't mentioned the domestic terror attack by racists in Charlottesville that killing one and wounded nineteen, but he has plenty of time to scold a CEO for resigning from his manufacturing council. Merck & Co.'s CEO resigned from Pres...

Oklahoma City Bank Explosion Plot Foiled by Undercover Operation

Varnell helped the undercover agent assemble the "device" and loaded it onto a van that he believed was stolen, before driving it from El Reno to the alley beside BancFirst. The informant backed up these claims with screenshots of conversations with ...

Stocks Remain Firmly Negative In Mid-Day Trading

While the French CAC 40 Index fell by 0.6 percent, the German DAX Index slumped by 1.1 percent and the U.K.'s FTSE 100 Index plunged by 1.4 percent. In the Dow , declines in shares of Merck and those of DuPont, recently down 0.9 percent and 0....

Canadian military builds camp to house refugees from US

The modular tents are being erected in the town of Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, 60 kilometers south of Montreal. Now, they will be able to sleep a few hours waiting for the customs officers to do security checks. Many Haitians fear their fate if they ...

Bill de Blasio Will Push for Tax on Wealthy to Fix Subway

City officials say Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan would increase the top income tax rate from about 3.9 percent to 4.4 percent for married couples who make more than $1 million and individuals making more than $500,000. Another $250 million...

Tesla's shares jump after-hours with "overwhelming" Model 3 response

Tesla Inc reported on Wednesday that its net loss widened in the second quarter as the electric auto maker opened new stores and prepared for the bumpy launch of its new lower-cost Model 3 sedan. Surprisingly, the Model 3 actually did go into ...

U.S. says cuts to staff in Russian Federation 'uncalled for'

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told USA counterpart Rex Tillerson on July 28, 2017 that Moscow remained ready to work with Washington despite striking back at new sanctions being readied approved by Congress . Trump had campaigned on a p...

Weekend Sunshine then a few storms

Sunshine will win the sky, with some added fair-weather clouds building in Monday afternoon . High: Mid 80s to near 90 degrees. More mild weather is on tap as we move into the work week. Rain will continue through mid week for western Kansas with ...

Free lipstick giveaway for National Lipstick Day

The giveaway is available at participating stores in the US and Canada, the cosmetics company said in a series of tweets Friday, noting that the promotion "may vary by retailer". The company is known to offer free samples to its customers, plus the...

GE profits off in second quarter

On Friday, the stock indexes of the United States looked all set to open slightly lower, as the investors were taking cues from earning reports of major industrial heavyweights like General Electric and Honeywell . "We've reduced our Industrial ...

Elon Musk Says Received 'Verbal' OK For New York To Washington Hyperloop

In a later tweet on Thursday , Musk said the system would run from "City center to city center in each case, with up to a dozen or more entry/exit elevators in each city". Musk teased the idea of combining two of his current projects - the fast-mov...

Justice Department announces 'largest darknet takedown in history'

According to the McCabe, AlphaBay was 10 times the size of Silk Road , a previous massive Dark Web marketplace that DOJ busted in 2013. Earlier this month, news broke that authorities had seized the Dark Web marketplace AlphaBay , an online bla...

Sears hops on Alexa bandwagon in move to spruce up appliances

The Kenmore Smart air conditioner are available up to a capacity of 18,000 BTU. Sears Holdings shares rose 17% on the news. The retailer has shed more than $1 billion in costs through store closures and other measures and recently sold its Craf...

Frontier To Double Route Network

Airport Director Bill Vanacek said Frontier Airlines' decision to begin flights later this year bodes well forthe facility. Copa Airline's service to Panama City, which began 2013, was Tampa Bay's first nonstop flight to a major Latin America hub...

AG Barr plc (BAG) Earns Hold Rating from Whitman Howard

The rating was maintained by JP Morgan with "Overweight" on Wednesday, March 29. 1,000 shares were sold by FRANKEL ADAM B, worth $81,055 on Monday, February 6. The firm has "Underperform" rating given on Monday, February 8 by Credit Suisse. It has un...

Qatar Airways boss sorry for 'grandmothers' remark

American's decision to end the agreements which allow airlines to book passengers on each other's flights, ramps up an acrimonious dispute between USA carriers and Gulf competitors over competitive advantages. American said it notified the two carrie...

Takata air bag inflator ruptures during vehicle fix, killing man

Completing that recall could have saved someone's life, and Honda says it continues to encourage people who own cars affected by the massive Takata airbag recall to schedule fix appointments with their dealers immediately. The company added that it h...

Venus Williams becomes oldest Wimbledon quarterfinalist in 23 years

The whole match took but 64 minutes, and wouldn't have required that had not Konjuh dug from a love-40 hole in her final service game, at 1-5, with the talent that made her a junior sensation, and which was on display during a first trip to Centre Co...

Terrorist or martyr? Making of the 'legend' of Burhan Wani in Kashmir

Since he was killed amid a rise in violence and separatist sentiment across the Jammu and Kashmir state, which has been at the centre of an intense struggle between India and Pakistan for decades, it resulted in numerous protests against Indian r...

Mosul win in sight as ISIS defence lines collapse

Canadian Brigadier General Dave Anderson, who oversees the training of local forces for the US-led coalition, said Iraqi security forces have pushed IS into a final, small pocket of Mosul's Old City by the Tigris River. Isis fighters are putting up ...

France To Ban Coal-Fired Power, Promote NGVs

And more recently, on June 23, Hulot confirmed that there will be no new permits issued for oil and gas exploration on the mainland or in French held territories. Environmental campaign group Greenpeace said that although the French government had ...

Fed Minutes: Balance Sheet Reduction Likely In "Couple Of Months"

The committee's projections call for steady interest rate increases through next year, but some members of the meeting "were less comfortable with the degree of additional policy tightening through the end of next year" that the Fed's June forecasts ...

Worldpay shares soar on bid approaches from Vantiv and JPMorgan

According to Reuters , Vantiv and JP Morgan have until 1 August to announce firm intentions to buy Worldpay or walk away. Neither company could be reached for comment in the U.S., which is marking the July 4 holiday. JPMorgan Chase Bank and tec...

Emirates in bid to lift USA laptop ban

At the Abu Dhabi airport, the home of the UAE's state carrier Etihad, officials believe they'll see even more customers in the coming weeks as people learn they can keep their laptops and tablets on US -bound flights. "We welcome the decision by th...

Google and Amazon's share price mistakenly plummeted almost 90% yesterday

Tracking share prices in real time is usually done via platforms like Bloomberg's , while others rely on Google and Yahoo Finance. An 87% plunge in Amazon stock would have wiped almost $400 billion off the company's market capitalization.

Prime Day finally announced - 30 hours on the 11th July

Amazon India is going to hold its Prime Day , for the first time in India on July 11, 2017. As usual, these deals will be available only to Amazon Prime members , who pay $99 a year in the USA and can sign up for £59 in the United Kingdom until ...

Burling, Team New Zealand reach match point in America's Cup

The 26-year-old Burling bested Team USA skipper Jimmy Spithill in both pre-starts as he steered New Zealand to a pair of dominant victories that gave the Kiwis a 6-1 lead in the first-to-seven points series. Team New Zealand, which has been fast in...

Boeing Wins Orders From Ruili Airlines, AerCap, Tassili Airlines

However, Airbus immediately hit back with an order for 100 of its popular A320neo planes from leasing firm GECAS, and suggested much of the interest in the MAX 10 was from existing Boeing customers switching orders from other models. Boeing has ...

South Africa's Morris has no qualms over freakish Roy exit

South Africa beat England by just three runs to win the second T20I and level the three-match series at 1-1. A tour that had already seen the Proteas lose a one-day worldwide series to England 2-1, and cement their reputation as serial under-a...

Russian Federation says nearly 100% likely ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi dead

An air raid that Russian Federation claimed killed the leader of the Islamic State group has reportedly killed an elderly hay dealer and his extended family instead, an Iraqi intelligence official has told The New Arab . The US-led coalition kille...

Amazon to offer "try before you buy" service

It is similar to fashion companies like Stitch Fix, Trunk Club and DailyLook Elite. What makes Amazon's service unique from StitchFix other subscription services is the monthly fee. this year, according to Cowen & Co. Amazon said members ca...

Walmart Acquires Bonobos For $310 Million

Bonobos is one of the first apparel brands to launch and build its business primarily online. But Walmart's announcement came just minutes after Amazon shocked the retail world by announcing its $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods.

U.S. retail sales, consumer prices dip

While some of the drop in monthly retail sales reflected lower gasoline prices, which weighed on receipts at service stations, details of the report were generally weak. Without taking inflation into account, wage growth including bonuses slowed to...

Crude Oil Prices Fall Sharply, Very Negative Reaction To Inventories Data

BP PLC (BP.LN) (BP.LN) said its latest research report that global crude-oil production in 2016 (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/global-oil-output-in-2016-logged-slowest-growth-in-7-years-2017-06-13) saw its slowest percentage growth in seven ye...

Northam beats Perriello in Democratic primary for Governor

He is a lobbyist, which one of his opponents , Corey Stewart , chairman of the Prince William County Board of Supervisors, never fails to bring up. RICHMOND, Va. (Perriello has since apologized for the vote.) His record is strongly pro-gun, and h...

Testimony resumes in Ohio police shooting retrial

Attorneys will continue questioning potential jurors for a third day on Tuesday in the Ray Tensing case. Former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing is seen in an undated booking photo from the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office in O...

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Volkswagen slapped with new $3bn penalty over diesel emissions scandal

Under the agreement, the company either has to buy back the affected cars or modify them to bring them into compliance with United States environmental laws. "Four months later th...

Roku to make $219m debut

Shares opened for trading at $15.78 a piece. Apple has its Apple TV device, Amazon has the Fire TV Stick and Alphabet has the Google Chromecast device. The company takes ...

GOP Tax Plan to Allow for Top Individual Rate Above 35%

According to the White House , Trump plans use IN as an example for cutting taxes and regulations when he discusses the revamped plan IN Indianapolis on Wednesday. The tax propo...

Target Raising Minimum Hourly Wage

Target competitor Walmart, the country's largest retail chain, raised its minimum pay to $10 previous year , with the average pay for an hourly employee reaching $13.38 for full-t...

Brighton and Hove Albion v Newcastle United - fans' view

Despite finishing top of the Championship last season, Benitez was keen to significantly bolster his squad before the beginning of the new Premier League campaign. United come ...

UK's Supply Capacity Likely To Expand At Moderate Rates, Says Carney

All of those have implications for the economy and monetary policy. United Kingdom inflation rate hit 2.9 percent in August, well above its target of 2 percent. "On balance, the d...

Moriya takes slender Evian lead

She claimed her third victory on tour, and first in seven years, at the Thornberry Classic at Wisconsin in July, when she admitted she nearly gave the game in 2015 and 2016 follow...

Stanley Fischer steps down as Fed vice chairman

As Yellen's current term expires in February next year, Trump has also begun the search for the next Fed Chair. In his two-paragraph letter to the president, Fischer hailed the...

LPGA Cambia Portland Classic golf tournament

Stacy Lewis completed one of the most emotional victories in recent memory on the LPGA Tour when she held off a charging In Gee Chun to win the Cambia Portland Classic at th...

Gas prices spike after hurricane

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper, too, has issued an executive order declaring a state of emergency and has waived certain restrictions. allowing fuel vehicles to travel through the ...

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Digesting Amazon's (AMZN) Competitive Strategy For Whole Foods

Digesting Amazon's (AMZN) Competitive Strategy For Whole Foods

In the press release, the two companies added they would cut prices on certain items at Whole Foods, including products such as Whole Trade bananas, organic avocados, organic lar...

Sears Q2 Loss Narrows; To Close 28 Kmart Stores

Sears Q2 Loss Narrows; To Close 28 Kmart Stores

Total revenues for the quarter declined 22.8 percent to $4.37 billion from $5.66 billion in the prior-year period. Sales at stores open at least a year, a key measure of a retailer...

New KFC VR Training Game Brings Horror Into The Workplace

New KFC VR Training Game Brings Horror Into The Workplace

Sanders tells players that they'll never be able to leave until they master the five steps of preparing chicken - inspect, rinse, bread, tray, and fry. KFC said that it takes about...

Israel to let MPs visit flashpoint Jerusalem holy site

Israel to let MPs visit flashpoint Jerusalem holy site

Ahead of the visit, sources close to Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) said the Palestinian leader would give the Trump administration 45 days to declare a c...

Oxford University employee charged with Chicago murder

Oxford University employee charged with Chicago murder

Latham, who police say was staying in a hotel close to his apartment building, had picked up Warren at Chicago's O'Hare airport several days before the alleged crime took place. ...