by | March 20, 2018 | 04:15

This marks yet another in a long ling of mall boutiques and big box stores filing for similar bankruptcy protections in 2018, with Toys R Us being the first retail giant to liquidate this year. "This transaction substantially reduces the debt on our balance sheet and will enhance our efforts to provide the best possible experience for our customers", said Ron Marshall, Claire's Chief Executive Officer.

by | March 19, 2018 | 00:15

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday announced that her government would expel 23 Russian diplomats and told them to leave within a week. The expulsion of 23 British diplomatic personnel from Russia was a tit-for-tat move that mirrored Britain's expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats in the United Kingdom - all of whom the British said had been identified as "undeclared" intelligence agents.

by | March 17, 2018 | 01:54

That's a move long supported by former Australian prime minister Paul Keating, who famously said in 1992 that Australia's economic and strategic future lay in engaging more fully with south-east Asian nations. "I think we have the mix about right, but that's always going to be helped by enhanced regional groupings of one kind or another". People-to-people links are also strong, with a million Australians visiting Singapore every year, and 400,000 Singaporeans visiting Australia.

by | March 14, 2018 | 00:05

The move demonstrates the high value that the administration places on maintaining the USA edge in developing micro technologies . Broadcom's offer fell apart in dramatic fashion over the last week-and-a-half. CFIUS or the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States has been keeping an eye on Broadcom's hostile takeover of Qualcomm . If Qualcomm's "technological leadership" diminishes, Mir said in his March 5 letter , Chinese tech companies stand to gain in the race to ...

by | March 10, 2018 | 01:27

The fact that Gerrard completely bypassed the likes of Didier Drogba, Yaya Toure, Michael Essien and many others, did not go down well with most fans despite the fact that Salah is in the midst of an incredible goalscoring season . And Yaya Toure, now on his last legs at Manchester City, would surely come close second for most fans and pundits if a poll for greatest-ever African player was conducted.

by | March 09, 2018 | 03:29

IEA says the pipeline constraints have increased the forward discount for Canadian production, adding $3.75 a barrel in 2018, and $2/Bbl in 2019 to the forward differential curve between Western Canada Select and WTI since its last report a year ago, the Canadian Press reported .

by | March 08, 2018 | 01:48

One of the victims, 17-year-old Joaquin Oliver, was buried in a Wade jersey - a move that left the Heat superstar emotional upon hearing about it . "We are the voices for the people that don't get to be heard". Wade had Oliver's name written on his sneakers during the Heat's game against the Philadelphia 76ers on February 27.

by | March 08, 2018 | 01:47

The SWAT team entered and found him dead. In the shooting death of Gary Michael, the suspect Ian McCarthy was charged with first-degree murder. S.W.A.T. Missouri State Highway Patrol Sgt. Bill Lowe says the law enforcement community is saddened by the tragic event. "They're going to endure more", Sgt.

by | March 08, 2018 | 01:49

A message sent to parents early Wednesday referenced a "non-specific threat to our school community" as the reason for the increased police presence. One student who looked at the backpack said he thought it looked like a box of matches. 23, 2017. According to the Washington County School District, the student was only taking one class at the high school because he was part of the Success Academy, a partnership with Dixie State University that allows students to enroll concurrently for ...

by | March 07, 2018 | 07:29

Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia in another attempt to block the repeal of the federal net neutrality rules. Washington state lawmakers and other supporters surround Gov. He believes the state can withstand any legal challenge to the new law. Because the FCC prohibited state laws from contradicting its decision, opponents of the Washington law have said it would lead to lawsuits.

by | March 04, 2018 | 03:57

The newest satellite GOES-S, developed by Lockheed Martin will enter into the constellation of satellites created to observe atmospheric phenomena in the Western hemisphere. GOES-16 "turned out to be better than we expected it to be", said National Weather Service director Louis Uccellini, on hand for Thursday's launch.

by | March 02, 2018 | 02:37

He pounced Tuesday as Comcast said it would offer Sky shareholders $31 billion for the satellite TV company . 'Instead, the issue for Fox would be that if it sold out of Sky only then to find that Disney-Fox was blocked, Fox would be left as a sub-scale collection of mainly U.S.

by | February 26, 2018 | 08:03

The lawyer of businessman Nirav Modi on Saturday said the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the Passport Authority are acting contrary to each other. The MEA on February 16 had suspended the passport of Nirav Modi on the request of the Enforcement Directorate (ED ), India's financial crime probe agency, and issued him notice asking why his passport should not be revoked altogether.

by | February 25, 2018 | 00:14

The company also saw its war chest swell: it had $116 billion in cash and US Treasury bills as of the end of 2017, a financial manna that Buffett wants to use to make significant new acquisitions. The company's full-year earnings shot up 87 per cent to $44.9bn, though Buffett admitted only $ 36bn came from Berkshire's operations. Berkshire's "A" shares also became the first stock ever to reach a price of $300,000.

by | February 24, 2018 | 06:50

Voya Investment Management LLC raised its position in Wal-Mart Stores by 10.9% during the second quarter. Wal-Mart Stores Inc ( WMT ) opened at $94.11 on Wednesday. The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, January 2nd. This is a positive change from Wal-Mart Stores's previous quarterly dividend of $0.51.

by | February 23, 2018 | 03:29

Now Airbnb will offer four new property types to search from-vacation home, unique spaces (think boats, domes and tree houses), B&Bs, and boutique. So, why the change now? "Beyond by Airbnb will offer custom designed trips of a lifetime, including the world's finest homes, custom experiences, and world-class hospitality", Airbnb wrote.

by | February 22, 2018 | 00:59

Netanyahu said there were "striking similarities" between the Iran leadership and Nazi Germany, saying that Tehran wants to destroy Israel . Netanyahu produced what he alleged to be a piece of the Iranian drone shot down in Israel airspace last week in an episode that sparked global concern as the prospect of war breaking out between Israel and Iranian forces in Syria and its proxy, Hezbollah , in Lebanon , ballooned.

by | February 17, 2018 | 00:37

Those measures, which could be announced in the following weeks, are aimed at saving USA steel and aluminum producers, who have struggled to compete with a flood of cheap metals from overseas, particularly from China. The tariffs and quotas would be in addition to any duties already in place. From 2013 to 2016 aluminum industry employment fell by 58%, 6 smelters shut down, and only two of the remaining 5 smelters are operating at capacity, even though demand has grown considerably.

by | February 14, 2018 | 18:30

Without apparel, the core reading would have been just 2.4% rather than 3%. The IIP data for November, which was released in January, had registered the industrial production growth to 25-month high of 8.4 per cent. The lion's share of the downward pressure on inflation came from motor fuel prices, according to ONS senior statistician James Tucker. "I do not expect a rate hike for the next five to six months", said Raghvendra Nath, managing director of Ladderup Wealth Management.

by | February 12, 2018 | 01:04

The U.S. coalition says in defending its own troops, it killed an estimated 100 pro-Assad regime fighters on Wednesday. The attack was reportedly carried out in self-defense after Syrian government forces initiated an "unprovoked" offensive against the headquarters of the Syrian Democratic Forces , which is working with coalition advisers to battle the pro-regime forces.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:05

Images from the scene showed rescuers trying to reach passengers trapped inside the bus, which lay on its side with part of its roof torn off near the town of Tai Po in the northern New Territories. "It was much faster than I normally felt in a bus". It was really chaotic on the bus. The injured have been rushed to hospitals, while the site of the accident has been cordoned off.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:29

Both had been stated judicially by means of regulators within the United States, some thing that has also contributed to these large declines inside the cryptocurrency market . They noted a Reuters article from September 2017 that detailed the Swiss government's efforts to shutdown E-coin over suspected fraud. That increased profit was stoking the fire for people's fascination with cryptocurrency .

by | February 06, 2018 | 13:43

However, the Nikkei Composite Output Index fell to 52.5 in January from 53 in December , reflecting the muted growth in manufacturing activities. The dominant services sector undershot expectations in January, confirming an impression of a slowing wider United Kingdom economy in early 2018.

by | February 05, 2018 | 05:23

Production in the Federal Gulf of Mexico reached 1.67 million b/d, up 14% from the October 2017 level as the region recovered from Hurricane Nate . "The rebalancing of the oil market has likely been achieved, six months sooner than we had expected", Goldman's analysts wrote.

by | February 04, 2018 | 01:30

On Tuesday during his State of the Union address, the President called for a nuclear stockpile "so strong and powerful that it will deter any acts of aggression". We're going to reduce the role of nuclear weapons in our national security strategy and we want to reduce the number. Administration officials briefed Russian and Chinese officials Friday prior to the review's public release .

by | February 04, 2018 | 01:29

Russian Federation has acted alongside its Syrian allies targeting rebels in the area. A rebel source said the Sukhoi plane was shot down over Khan al-Subl town near the city of Saraqeb, close to a major highway that has come under fierce air attack and attempts to advance on the ground by the Syrian army and Iranian-backed militias.

by | February 03, 2018 | 09:19

Aerial TV footage showed a handcuffed female suspect being taken into custody and placed into a patrol vehicle while police went room to room, leading students out with their hands behind their backs. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. Police said a suspect, a teenaged girl, 12, has been arrested and is in custody. Castro has about 365 students in grades 6-8 and nearly all are Hispanic and many from low-income families.

by | February 02, 2018 | 20:54

Everton's January transfer window saw Theo Walcott arrive from Arsenal and the former Gunners man scored twice in Wednesday's win over Leicester. After no more than a cameo appearance for the Toffees' under-23s side, Coleman was straight back into the starting line-up for Everton's clash with Leicester on Wednesday night and he looked like he was never away.

by | February 01, 2018 | 00:44

Can it get any worse for diesel? The study itself was supported by Volkswagen , BMW and Daimler , the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, according to Bloomberg . The statement was released at a time when the experiments with monkeys , but not those with humans, were publicly known. Volkswagen admitted that 11 million of its vehicles were equipped with software that was used to cheat on emissions tests.

by | February 01, 2018 | 00:46

Efforts to increase transparency have been an important focus for employers of late and have "enormous potential" when it comes to transforming employer healthcare, says benefits consultant Jack Kwicien. Some analysts said that move is partly the reason why CVS and Aetna sought its tie-up, to build a large heatlh care services company that can compete with the giant online retailer.