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ShoppingTown Sears employees say store will close in September

Liquidation sales are set to begin in June. Heading into Thursday's announcement, Kmart and Sears had 30 stores in MA. Sears has been closing stores on Long...


'New possibilities' have emerged to form Italian government, says PM-designate

But if parliament fails to approve his government, a new election would be held "after August" - the most likely outcome given only the centre-left Democratic p...


One paisa petrol price cut: Is there no solution?

On Wednesday, oil prices dropped to about $75 a barrel after Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation announced their decision to relax restrictions on supply that...


Teslas ‘crash with Autopilot engaged’ in California and Greece

Cota told the LA Times the "police vehicle is totalled". The crash comes as Tesla has been facing scrutiny involving Autopilot. According to Cota, a Te...


Unexpected airport arrival: Dog gives birth at Tampa International

Emily Nipps, A spokeswoman for the airport, said: "I've never seen anything like this in an airport, or otherwise". And even though they missed their flight, ...


Some US websites are blocked in the European Union as GDPR day arrives

The same statement appeared on other Tronc-owned sites including the Chicago Tribune , Baltimore Sun and Orlando Sentinel. In the US, consumers typically "...


Trump urges a new 'structure' for U.S.-China trade deal

Shana Gadarian, a political psychologist at Syracuse University, said those who pay attention to politics tend to be more partisan and often set aside informati...


Iran says can not 'interact' with US

On May 21, US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo laid out Washington's 12 demands for a new nuclear deal with Iran. Iran's supreme leader set out condition...


Trump ponders new tariffs on foreign vehicles

USA auto workers, he said, would be "very happy" with his upcoming announcement. Not a one-way road: The US auto industry exported almost 2 million vehicles w...


Thousands converge on Manchester for Arena attack remembrance event

They included Don't Look Back in Anger by Oasis , One Day Like This by Elbow and Never Forget by Take That. Last night's evening of solidarity through music ...


AT&T to Carry the First Holographic Smartphone: RED HYDROGEN ONE - AT&T Newsroom

AT&T calls the unreleased handset's 4-view holographic display "even better than 3D", while Verizon bills the groundbreaking technology as that thing "3D al...


Oil gains after report shows larger than expected United States stock draws

Renewed US sanctions on third-largest Opec producer Iran and shrinking supplies from Venezuela have buoyed crude's recent rally. "The geopolitical noise a...


Lyft Follows Uber in Ending Forced Arbitration For Sexual Harassment Claims

Uber chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi said the move was "an important step forward in our commitment to safety and transparency". Uber announced May 1...


Oil prices settle higher amid economic data

At the current price, Nigeria generates $33.0 per barrel as excess revenue, amounting to $75.9 million per day.At the current oil price, the excess crude oil ac...


Oil near multi-year highs as Iran sanctions tighten supply outlook

Oil prices jumped more than 3 percent this week after U.S. President Donald Trump pulled his country out of the Iranian nuclear agreement with world partners,...


Seoul Hails Upcoming Closure of North Korean Nuclear Facility

The move would underscore the North's commitment to "completely" give up its nuclear program. Meanwhile, US President Donald Trump has thanked North Korea aft...


Nvidia brings in record revenue for its fiscal Q1 2019

Nvidia shares are down 1.8% to $255.54. Conning holds 15,993 shares. DnB Asset Management AS now owns 75,858 shares of the computer hardware maker's stock worth...


As economy weakens, Bank of England holds off on rate hike

The preliminary estimate of GDP growth in the first quarter was 0.1%, 0.3 percentage points lower than expected in February. Speaking at the press conference ...


USA ban forces China's ZTE to suspend all major activities

The Chinese OEM said in its exchange filings that their major operating activities have been halted after the enforcement of the Denial Order. The Bureau is...


26th annual Letter Carriers Food Drive is this Saturday

To participate, residents should leave non-perishable food items, near their mailbox on the morning of Saturday May 12. Organizers said canned food donation...