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Beloved British retailer Marks & Spencer closing 100 stores

The retailer wants to move a third of its sales online and have bigger stores but fewer of them. Of the 100 closures, 21 stores have already been shut. All staff will be offered redeployment before redundancy is considered. Shares in M&S declined...

Manchester attack: City remembers arena bomb victims

Andy Burnham, the mayor of Greater Manchester , tweeted: "Today we come together, we remember each of the 22 people whose lives were taken". Earlier in the day, Prince William and Prime Minister Theresa May joined the families of victims at a ...

Battlefield V new teaser hints its setup in World War II

Presumably, Battlefield 5 will do the same for the Second World War . Even though the official Battlefield V reveal is just a couple of days away , Electronic Arts are still teasing players with what's to come. Could Battlefield V have a ve...

Republicans, no Democrats, to attend meeting on Federal Bureau of Investigation campaign surveillance: White House

Earlier this week, Trump called for the Justice Department to investigate whether the FBI "infiltrated or surveilled" his presidential campaign in 2016, even meeting with FBI Director Christopher Wray and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein t...

EU's Verhofstadt accused Zuckerberg of creating a 'digital monster'

European lawmakers pilloried Mark Zuckerberg at a hearing Tuesday for Facebook's recent privacy and misinformation mishaps and raised the possibility of new regulation, a more realistic threat than what the social media giant faces in the Unite...

Deadpool 2 Extended Cut Already In The Works

For far too long, Hollywood has kept audiences from experiencing Maximum Bayhem (some scientists maintain that such a thing isn't even possible, much less morally responsible; these scientists can go straight to Hell where they belong), reining in th...

Trump's threats are empowering hardliners in Iran

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo . "The people of Iran should stand united in the face of this, and they will deliver a strong punch to the mouth of the American secretary of state and anyone who backs them", Ismail Kowsari, the deputy commander of t...

Unai Emery to Arsenal: What can the club expect from new manager?

It comes with Arsene Wenger leaving the club after nearly 22 seasons in charge. Arsenal represents Emery's seventh managerial appointment with his career beginning in 2005 with the now-defunct Spanish side, Lorca Deportivo, the club at which ...

Texas schools tighten security after deadly shooting

Pakistani exchange student Sabika Sheikh , 17, was remembered in a service at a mosque in suburban Houston , before her body is returned to her family in Karachi, The Associated Press reports. It wasn't until after police rescued them that he reali...

China-US economic, trade consensuses 'meet interests of the people': vice premier

Mnuchin forecast a 35 to 45 percent increase this year in US farm sales to China. China's government also said Monday it cannot guarantee trade tensions with Washington can be permanently avoided. And there was no mention of ZTE in the two countr...

2 foreign climbers died on Mount Everest: Nepal official

Gjeorgi Petkov, a 63-year-old from Macedonia, was at a higher elevation at the time of his death, officials said. Kami Rita's father was among the first professional guides after Nepal opened to foreign trekkers and mountaineers in 1950. On his offic...

Chapter Two casts James Ransone as grown-up Eddie

James Ransone's arguably best known for his role as Deputy So-and-So in the Sinister movies, while his other notable credits include The Wire , Generation Kill , Treme and Low Winter Son . Earlier this year McAvoy and Chastain dropped some pr...

BMW teases design concept for iNext Vision Vehicle

BMW originally announced in 2016 that it had joined the race to produce fully autonomous cars and has teamed up with tech firms Intel and Mobileye in a bid to offer its first fully self-driving vehicle in 2021. In 2016, the automaker announced plans...

Walmart Inc Stock Down Despite Earnings Beat, Online Sales Growth

USA comparable-store sales excluding fuel were up 2.1% (+2.2% with fuel), as the retailer saw slight gains in the average ticket (+1.3%) and traffic (+0.8%). (NYSE: WMT ) has a 20-Day average volume of 9.61 Million. Customer visits rose just 0.8%, th...

Sen. Stabenow on the future of net neutrality, tariffs, and PFAS contamination

Richard Trumka, President of the AFL-CIO thanked the Senators for their work in protecting a free and open internet. The final vote was 52-47. Alaska Sen. The internet flourished free and open before these rules were implemented, but unfortunately,...

Man, Late To Board Flight, Tries To Yank Open Plane Door

The unruly traveler somehow made it past the crew and up to outside the aircraft, where he proceeded to yank on the handle, placing his foot against the plane to get more leverage. 'We praise our crew for safely handling this incident and restraini...

Mothercare boss to return in shock U-turn as retailer plans store closures

David Wood, the man brought in to replace him, becomes managing director. Uncertainty hangs over the future of Northern Ireland's five Mothercare stores after the retailer said it was to close 50 shops across the UK. Previous year it recorded a...

Italian parties agree basis for government deal, say no threat to euro

M5S leader Luigi Di Maio and the League's Matteo Salvini will have the final say , reviewing and signing the document before presenting it to President Sergio Mattarella . The gap between the yields on Italy's benchmark bonds and safer German b...

Starbucks in Hot Water After Barista Writes 'Beaner' on Latino Man's Cup

Pedro, who didn't want to disclose his last name, said he ordered two cups of coffee in La Cañada Flintridge when he noticed the word "beaner" printed on his cup instead of his name. The coffee chain was in hot waters two weeks ago for calling the ...

For Nigeria lower budget deficit as oil touches $80 a barrel

Goldman Sachs, though, said even with a slowdown in demand and soaring USA output, global oil markets would remain tight. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries reduced its forecast for global oil production in its most recent repo...

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Beloved British retailer Marks & Spencer closing 100 stores

The retailer wants to move a third of its sales online and have bigger stores but fewer of them. Of the 100 closures, 21 stores have already been shut. All staff will be offered ...

Manchester attack: City remembers arena bomb victims

Andy Burnham, the mayor of Greater Manchester , tweeted: "Today we come together, we remember each of the 22 people whose lives were taken". Earlier in the day, Prince William ...

Battlefield V new teaser hints its setup in World War II

Presumably, Battlefield 5 will do the same for the Second World War . Even though the official Battlefield V reveal is just a couple of days away , Electronic Arts are stil...

Republicans, no Democrats, to attend meeting on Federal Bureau of Investigation campaign surveillance: White House

Earlier this week, Trump called for the Justice Department to investigate whether the FBI "infiltrated or surveilled" his presidential campaign in 2016, even meeting with FBI D...

Deadpool 2 Extended Cut Already In The Works

For far too long, Hollywood has kept audiences from experiencing Maximum Bayhem (some scientists maintain that such a thing isn't even possible, much less morally responsible; thes...

EU's Verhofstadt accused Zuckerberg of creating a 'digital monster'

European lawmakers pilloried Mark Zuckerberg at a hearing Tuesday for Facebook's recent privacy and misinformation mishaps and raised the possibility of new regulation, a more...

Trump's threats are empowering hardliners in Iran

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo . "The people of Iran should stand united in the face of this, and they will deliver a strong punch to the mouth of the American secretary of state...

Unai Emery to Arsenal: What can the club expect from new manager?

It comes with Arsene Wenger leaving the club after nearly 22 seasons in charge. Arsenal represents Emery's seventh managerial appointment with his career beginning in 2005...

Texas schools tighten security after deadly shooting

Pakistani exchange student Sabika Sheikh , 17, was remembered in a service at a mosque in suburban Houston , before her body is returned to her family in Karachi, The Associated ...

China-US economic, trade consensuses 'meet interests of the people': vice premier

Mnuchin forecast a 35 to 45 percent increase this year in US farm sales to China. China's government also said Monday it cannot guarantee trade tensions with Washington can be...

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2 foreign climbers died on Mount Everest: Nepal official

2 foreign climbers died on Mount Everest: Nepal official

Gjeorgi Petkov, a 63-year-old from Macedonia, was at a higher elevation at the time of his death, officials said. Kami Rita's father was among the first professional guides after N...

Chapter Two casts James Ransone as grown-up Eddie

Chapter Two casts James Ransone as grown-up Eddie

James Ransone's arguably best known for his role as Deputy So-and-So in the Sinister movies, while his other notable credits include The Wire , Generation Kill , Treme and ...

BMW teases design concept for iNext Vision Vehicle

BMW teases design concept for iNext Vision Vehicle

BMW originally announced in 2016 that it had joined the race to produce fully autonomous cars and has teamed up with tech firms Intel and Mobileye in a bid to offer its first full...

Walmart Inc Stock Down Despite Earnings Beat, Online Sales Growth

Walmart Inc Stock Down Despite Earnings Beat, Online Sales Growth

USA comparable-store sales excluding fuel were up 2.1% (+2.2% with fuel), as the retailer saw slight gains in the average ticket (+1.3%) and traffic (+0.8%). (NYSE: WMT ) has a 20...

Sen. Stabenow on the future of net neutrality, tariffs, and PFAS contamination

Sen. Stabenow on the future of net neutrality, tariffs, and PFAS contamination

Richard Trumka, President of the AFL-CIO thanked the Senators for their work in protecting a free and open internet. The final vote was 52-47. Alaska Sen. The internet flourished...

Man, Late To Board Flight, Tries To Yank Open Plane Door

Man, Late To Board Flight, Tries To Yank Open Plane Door

The unruly traveler somehow made it past the crew and up to outside the aircraft, where he proceeded to yank on the handle, placing his foot against the plane to get more leverag...

Mothercare boss to return in shock U-turn as retailer plans store closures

Mothercare boss to return in shock U-turn as retailer plans store closures

David Wood, the man brought in to replace him, becomes managing director. Uncertainty hangs over the future of Northern Ireland's five Mothercare stores after the retailer sa...

Italian parties agree basis for government deal, say no threat to euro

Italian parties agree basis for government deal, say no threat to euro

M5S leader Luigi Di Maio and the League's Matteo Salvini will have the final say , reviewing and signing the document before presenting it to President Sergio Mattarella . Th...

Starbucks in Hot Water After Barista Writes 'Beaner' on Latino Man's Cup

Starbucks in Hot Water After Barista Writes 'Beaner' on Latino Man's Cup

Pedro, who didn't want to disclose his last name, said he ordered two cups of coffee in La Cañada Flintridge when he noticed the word "beaner" printed on his cup instead of his nam...