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We are in the middle of the great American department store shakeout—and there's no stopping it

The pressure facing Macy's, Nordstrom and J.C. Penney is the same: as the retail industry has transformed over the past few decades, department stores' greatest strength, size and scale, have become their greatest weakne...

We are in the middle of the great American department store shakeout—and there's no stopping it

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U.S. envoy for Iran traveling to Middle East: State Department U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook will travel to the Middle East on Wednesday for meetings in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Kuwait and Bahrain to discuss "Iran's regional aggression," the State Department said....
00:34, 2019-06-20

Luxury department store Barneys files for bankruptcy protection U.S. luxury department store chain Barneys New York Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Tuesday and put itself up for sale after facing soaring rents and failing in its earlier attempts to find a buyer for the cash-strapped retailer....
10:00, 2019-08-06

Exclusive: Department store Barneys New York explores bankruptcy - sources U.S. luxury department store Barneys New York Inc is exploring a bankruptcy filing as it struggles with high rents and changing consumer tastes, people familiar with the matter said on Saturday....
23:34, 2019-07-13

Nordstrom's massive department store for women set to open this October in New York Nordstrom has chosen Oct. 24 for the grand opening of its women's store in New York, the largest single-project investment in the company's history....
18:00, 2019-05-21

Teeth help scientists trace evolution of great white shark family to Middle Jurassic By surveying the composition of great white shark teeth, researchers were able to trace the evolutionary origins of the mackerel shark family, Lamniformes, to a small benthic shark from the Middle Jurassic....
19:00, 2019-07-05

The Great American Lawn: How the Dream Was Manufactured America’s lawns represent the pride of homeownership and community. But maintaining them risks contributing to climate change. So why do we even have lawns in the first place? We traced their history....
13:51, 2019-08-09

Trump: US will sell more 'great American beef' to EU Flanked by farmers, Trump announced a trade "breakthrough" with the EU on boosting beef exports. With many in Europe concerned about the quality of US meat products, EU officials emphasized the beef is "hormone free."...
22:00, 2019-08-02

President tweets American farmers ‘starting to do great again’ — except they’re not Before the trade war even began, farmers and ranchers struggled with falling farm income and commodity prices, rising debt, floods and rain that reduced spring planting....
01:51, 2019-07-24

Ocean Vuong and the new Great American Novel - books podcast This week, the Vietnamese-born poet Ocean Vuong joins Sian to discuss his prose debut, On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous. Taking the form of a letter written by a Vietnamese migrant to the US to his mother who can’t read English, Vuong’s novel has already been hailed as the latest Great American Novel...
12:51, 2019-07-23

Great American Bites: Clyde Cooper's BBQ When in Raleigh, North Carolina, Clyde Cooper's is the place to go for pulled pork, hush puppies, pork rinds and fried chicken. But bring cash!       ...
00:51, 2019-08-09

Sarah Moss: ‘The most overrated book? The Great American Novel' The Ghost Wall author on how both Hilary Mantel and Colette showed her new possibilities, and her lack of stamina for German experimental proseThe book I am currently readingAyelet Gundar-Goshen’s Waking Lions. I’m having an Israeli phase because I was in that section of Daunt Books in Marylebone, L...
16:17, 2019-07-13

Unearthed! The missing Native American city on the Great Plains Following an enigmatic map and the footsteps of an ill-fated conquistador, archaeologists may have unearthed one of the biggest pre-Columbian settlements in the US...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Troubled Woodstock 50 festival bids for 'great American comeback' The organizers of the troubled Woodstock 50 festival are making a last ditch attempt to save the event next month, pledging jobs and donations to community projects in a bid to win support from residents in a small town in upstate New York....
01:34, 2019-07-16

An American great: Michiko Kakutani reflects on Toni Morrison's legacy Her historical imagination and remarkable gifts of language made Morrison one of the most influential writers of her generation‘I wanted to carve out a world both culture specific and race-free’: an essay by Toni MorrisonIn novels spanning several hundred years of history, Toni Morrison used her his...
16:17, 2019-08-08

A new documentary about Toni Morrison puts a great American writer into context Calling Timothy Greenfield-Sanders’ documentary Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am just a “biography” of the Pulitzer- and Nobel-winning novelist doesn’t properly describe what the filmmaker’s doing here. From the opening minute, the movie jumps straight into a long conversation about what Toni Morrison...
00:34, 2019-06-19

'Rest, Toni Morrison. You were magnificent': leading writers on the great American author After the death of the great Nobel-prizewinning author, Ben Okri, Alice Walker, Elif Shafak and others offer their personal tributesToni Morrison didn’t begin writing late, but she published much later than most writers, after a career in publishing as an editor in New York. This meant she gave the ...
23:00, 2019-08-06

Great American Bites BBQ road trip: The country's best regional barbecue joints Sample the best roadside joints offering the four big barbecue styles – Texas, Carolina. Kansas City and Memphis – plus a few lesser-known flavors.       ...
23:00, 2019-07-09

New Google Play Store rules want to make the store safer for kids Via its Android Developers Blog on Wednesday, Google announced an important series of changes that apply to every single app in the Google Play Store in an attempt to make the marketplace more kid-friendly. The changes govern aspects of app development like how developers handle personal data and wh...
09:34, 2019-05-30

Why women's basketball great Tamika Catchings tested herself on 'American Ninja Warrior' Four-time Olympian, WNBA All-Star and Lady Vol great tested herself in a new way this year by competing on "American Ninja Warrior."       ...
04:51, 2019-06-18

The Apple App Store continues to outperform the Google Play Store Even though Android dominates the global smartphone market with a market share estimated at 85%, the Apple App Store consistently generates more revenue than the Google Play Store. The latest data from app researcher Sensor Tower (via AppleInsider) reveals that the top 100 apps in the App Store brou...
02:00, 2019-06-19

"Great, Great Woman": Trump Praises Queen Elizabeth During UK Visit Donald Trump hailed Queen Elizabeth II as a "great, great woman" as the British monarch threw a lavish banquet for the US president on Monday to kick off his three-day state visit....
04:51, 2019-06-04

Trump says ‘feels great’ to be 1st US president to step into North Korea, hails ‘great friendship’ with Kim PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — Trump says ‘feels great’ to be 1st US president to step into North Korea, hails ‘great friendship’ with Kim . The post Trump says ‘feels great’ to be 1st US president to step into North Korea, hails ‘great friendship’ with Kim a...
12:34, 2019-06-30

Alison Klayman: ‘Bannon’s into the Great Man theory of history and he’s certain he’s one of those great men’ The award-winning documentarist on getting far-right strategist Steve Bannon to reveal himself in her new film, The BrinkAlison Klayman’s documentary Never Sorry about the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei received a special jury prize at the 2012 Sundance festival. Her new film, The Brink, follows Steve Ban...
21:17, 2019-07-06

Nothing stopping women becoming a tour de force in their own right La Course, which had such a spectacular finish on Friday, will play a vital role in the advancement of women’s cyclingA potentially game-changing development for the whole of cycling was almost lost on Friday afternoon not long after Marianne Vos scored a crushing and spectacular victory in La Cours...
15:00, 2019-07-21

Arcia’s HR gives Brewers 5-4 win, stopping Twins streak at 6 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Orlando Arcia drove in three runs, including a go-ahead homer in the eighth inning that powered the Milwaukee Brewers past Minnesota 5-4 on Monday night to stop the major league-leading Twins’ six-game winning streak. Josh Hader struck out Miguel Sano on three pitches with t...
07:17, 2019-05-28

Quentin Tarantino says he's still stopping after one more "epilogue-y" film Quentin Tarantino has been saying for years now that he intends to retire from filmmaking after putting 10 movies on his personal scorecard, of which, this summer’s Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood would be the ninth. And while there have been jokes about him quitting early—or slightly more serious sug...
10:34, 2019-08-11

There's no stopping Alabama's 'super fast' receiving corps It's not just Tua Tagovailoa -- Alabama could have four first-round picks in its wide receivers room in Jerry Jeudy, Henry Ruggs, DeVonta Smith and Jaylen Waddle....
17:34, 2019-08-06

Ferrari: No point stopping development of 2019 Formula 1 car Ferrari Formula 1 team boss Mattia Binotto does not believe the outfit will need to stop development of its 2019 car, despite its increasingly faint hopes of catching up Mercedes in 2019...
20:34, 2019-08-17

Person arrested near White House after stopping car, leaving WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and much of 17th Street were on lockdown for a time Sunday night as authorities arrested a person whose vehicle stopped in front of a White House gate. In a statement, the Secret Service says an individual driving a passenger car stopped at 17th Street and Pennsylva...
05:17, 2019-06-03

No stopping Hur as Mi-jung wins Ladies Scottish Open Hur Mi-jung notched six birdies in the final 10 holes en route to an emphatic four-stroke victory in saturated conditions at the Ladies Scottish Open on Sunday....
06:00, 2019-08-12

FROM THE FIELD: Stopping aquatic hitchhikers to safeguard environments at sea A plan to protect the global marine environment from the dangers of non-indigenous invasive aquatic species has been launched by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the UN’s International Maritime Organization (IMO)....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Goals and golf claps: There's no stopping the USWNT SportsPulse: Anyone who thought the USWNT would simmer down after their celebration controversy they have a message for you: There's no stopping them. USA TODAY Sports' Nancy Armour breaks down the Americans' win over Chile.       ...
05:00, 2019-06-17

Dallas officials apologize for stopping graduation speech DALLAS (AP) — Dallas school officials have apologized after a high school valedictorian had her graduation speech interrupted by her principal when she read the names of shooting victims Trayvon Martin and Tamir Rice. The Dallas Independent School District said in a statement Tuesday that the decisi...
17:17, 2019-06-12

Facebook launches new rules aimed at stopping extremist content Facebook announced new the rules around its live streaming platform that it says would have stopped a deranged gunman from using the service to broadcast a mass shooting at two New Zealand mosques in March. The Palo Alto, Calif.-based social network said Wednesday that it is instituting a new “one s...
16:34, 2019-05-21

USWNT’s first challenge: Stopping England’s goal-scoring monster Here are three keys for the USWNT in their Women’s World Cup semifinal matchup against England on Tuesday. 1. Containing Ellen White The United States is facing the only other player in the tournament to contend with Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe’s chances at winning the Golden Boot . With fiv...
17:51, 2019-07-02

A Reported "Habit" Stopping Prince Harry, Meghan's Invitation To Parties Meghan Markle is openly affectionate with Prince Harry during the events and gatherings which causes his friends to "roll their eyes" at her "American ways," claimed insiders....
18:51, 2019-08-13

Good Luck Stopping Students From Playing Stadia Games In Class If Google Stadia games work as advertised, it’ll become all too easy for students everywhere to play video games on their school-issue laptops instead of listening to their teachers’ lectures. On this week’s Kotaku Splitscreen, we answer questions from listeners, including one from a high school tea...
04:51, 2019-07-04

Peripheral artery disease risk lasts 30 years after stopping smoking The negative effects of smoking can still linger decades after quitting the habit, as a new study shows with findings that 30 years after quitting, increased risk for peripheral artery disease can persist....
21:51, 2019-07-23

No-stopping zone in place on highway west of Jasper to allow bears to feed As a way to help protect animals and humans, Jasper National Park has implemented a no-stopping zone along a busy stretch of highway west of the town....
00:00, 2019-06-08

Apollo 11's 50th anniversary: 5 great moon movies to celebrate humanity's great achievement There's no better way to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the epic Apollo 11 moon landing than through film. Here are five fitting tributes.        ...
12:51, 2019-07-18

Judge denies mistrial motion in Nxivm case after stopping cross-examination A motion for a mistrial was denied Thursday by a judge who had brought accused Nxivm sex cult leader Keith Raniere’s trial to a screeching halt the day before — when he accused a defense attorney of driving a witness toward a nervous breakdown. “You went way over the line,” Judge N...
22:51, 2019-05-23

Why is Texas stopping Rapid DNA tests in courts? It jeopardizes cases, state board says The technology has helped solve rape cases in Kentucky and identified California wildfire victims. But, it has come under scrutiny in several states.        ...
00:34, 2019-06-21

Iowa governor blocks bill aimed at stopping anti-Trump suits DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has vetoed a measure that Republican lawmakers pushed through in the final days of the legislative session to stop the state’s Democratic attorney general from filing or joining lawsuits challenging President Donald Trump’s policies. The mea...
17:51, 2019-05-22

A measles travel ban? Health officials have considered stopping infected travelers from flying The measles outbreak in several parts of the U.S. have prompted health officials to consider putting travelers on a rarely used Do Not Board list.        ...
17:17, 2019-05-28

Stopping America's next hate-crime killers on social media is no easy task The pattern is clear: Hate-filled manifestos posted on websites populated by white supremacists, followed by gun attacks against blacks, Jews, Muslims, or Latin American immigrants....
16:51, 2019-08-09

The key to stopping social media censorship is not to smash tech companies, but to amend Section 230 With Democrats and Republicans alike eager to flex government power over private social media companies, one option remains most appealing to limited government conservatives. Section 230 of the the Communications Decency Act protects "providers" of "an interactive user service" from legal liability...
00:51, 2019-06-06

South Carolina deputy saves choking 12-day-old infant after stopping speeding vehicle A South Carolina sheriff’s deputy is being hailed as a hero after a dramatic video showed how his quick thinking saved the life of a 12-day-old baby girl last month....
03:34, 2019-07-13

Kit Harington’s Reaction to That Heart-Stopping Game of Thrones Scene Is the Most Sublime Meme Warning: This story contains spoilers for Game of Thrones. If you haven’t watched the final episode of Game of Thrones’ finale, you missed one of the most important touchstones of modern pop culture this year so far. HBO released a behind-the-scenes documentary, The Last Watch, which ai...
01:00, 2019-05-29

Video shows drivers in Georgia stopping to grab $175,000 in 'flying' cash on highway Video captured more than a dozen people getting out of their vehicles on Tuesday to grab money that was flying all over a Georgia interstate, police said....
11:17, 2019-07-11

Syrian girl dies after saving sister's life in heart-stopping airstrike photo The desperate moment is captured in a grainy image taken on Wednesday in the Syrian town of Ariha, Idlib province, by local media activist group SY24. It reveals the aftermath of an airstrike conducted by Syrian government forces, backed by Russia....
18:17, 2019-07-31

Chile's Christiane Endler Became A Goal-Stopping Machine And Frustrated The USWNT Into A Goalless Second Half Given the low expectations for Chile entering this tournament, and the eerily similar halftime score, it seemed like the USWNT was on pace to thrash yet another opponent in the group stages of the women’s World Cup. But, as outlined in Lauren Theisen’s tournament preview, the major difference betwee...
20:51, 2019-06-16

England vs Australia: World Cup hosts' hopes hinge on stopping Mitchell Starc In a World Cup memorable for its quality fast bowling, one quick has stood above the rest. To make Sunday's final, England have no choice but to overcome the venomous Mitchell Starc....
15:17, 2019-07-09

American Fencer, Hammer Thrower Protest On Medal Podium At Pan-American Games Two American athletes used their literal platforms on medalist podiums at the Pan-American Games in Lima, Peru to draw attention to social injustice in the United States. Fencer Race Imboden displayed his protest on Thursday in the form of taking a knee, while hammer thrower Gwen Berry raised her fi...
01:34, 2019-08-12

Trump signs order to make American-made goods more American During the annual White House “Made in America” showcase, President Trump said Monday his administration will require American products to use more American components if they are to be used by the government....
00:51, 2019-07-16

UNC Charlotte student killed while stopping a gunman in his classroom was awarded posthumous ROTC Medal of Heroism Associated Press Army ROTC cadet Riley Howell, who was killed in a shooting at UNC Charlotte in April, was posthumously awarded the ROTC Medal of Heroism this month. The 21-year-old was buried with full military honors near his hometown of Waynesville, North Carolina. Visit INSIDER's homepage for m...
23:17, 2019-05-23

Protests in Puerto Rico show no sign of stopping as thousands take to the streets demanding governor resign over leaked text messages AP Photo/Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo Thousands of protesters have jammed streets in San Juan since Saturday, calling on Governor Ricardo Rossello to step down after the leak of a raft of controversial and vulgar text messages between him and his closest allies. The massive and at times violent prote...
21:51, 2019-07-19

Top Court Stays High Court Order Stopping Retrospective Black Money Law The Supreme Court today stayed the Delhi High Court order which had held that the 2016 black money law cannot be allowed to operate with retrospective effect from July 2015 to book and probe......
15:00, 2019-05-21

Trump says products will need to be made from 75% American goods to be labeled ‘American-made’ The order will gradually boost the percentage of U.S. components for qualifying American-made products from 50 percent to 75 percent. The threshold would increase to 95 percent for iron and steel products....
07:51, 2019-07-16

How to Survive the Middle Seat Are you currently being jabbed in the midriff by the elbows of dueling strangers? You must be seated in a middle seat on a flight. And we are sorry....
19:34, 2019-06-04

The new Right: Who needs a billing department when you have Congress? How much is a doctor’s skill and time worth? Is it what some bureaucrat tucked into a back office of a government building deems his value, or what a market deems his value? Do we accept the number that an insurance company says is a fair value to pay, or do we trust the doctor?...
08:51, 2019-06-07

How to deal with an unhelpful HR department Human resources is the most redundant, useless, annoying section of any organization. Is there an alternative to going to HR for advice or help? I’d like to take a poll, my dear readers: If you were forced to share an office with an HR person or lawyer, which would you choose? I know what the......
22:17, 2019-06-23

'The conflict in the Middle East is Iran vs. everyone else' Author and historian Timothy Snyder told DW that the US is risking an improvised war in the Middle East. He also discussed Russia's role in the US conflict with Iran and the European Union's sanctions against Moscow....
17:00, 2019-06-22

Are you in the middle class? Here's one way to know your status One way to know if you have middle class status is having the ability to borrow money, if you need to, at affordable rates of interest.       ...
17:51, 2019-06-16

Teach Your Kid That Every Task Has a Beginning, Middle and End If I’m trying to help my six-year-old daughter Maggie become a more organized thinker, my instruction seems to be coming too late. “There are board game pieces everywhere,” I’ll tell her, having noticed the scene hours after she’s fled it and moved onto three different activities. As someone who cur...
08:34, 2019-08-13

The Middle Seat of the Near Future May Suck Less In the push to cram more seats into planes, it can seem a little bit like the Federal Aviation Administration has totally forgotten about the poor economy class passengers trying to make their way through the world on a budget. And as more and more airlines start charging you extra for prime seat se...
21:00, 2019-07-31

US sends 1,000 more soldiers to Middle East A 1,000 extra troops would be deployed to counter what the US perceives as Iran's threatening behavior. The US also released images it says provide proof that Tehran was responsible for attacks in the Gulf of Oman....
06:51, 2019-06-18

Who Must Obtain A PAN? Income Tax Department Explains PAN card rules: PAN or Permanent Account Number is a 10-digit alphanumeric identification number is issued by the Income Tax Department to assessees including individuals and charitable trusts. The......
16:17, 2019-07-17

Tarantino is top dog at Cannes - at least in the pooch department Twenty-five years after taking the festival by storm with "Pulp Fiction", Quentin Tarantino's latest movie has already clinched an award at Cannes - thanks to a dog in a show-stealing fight scene....
17:17, 2019-05-24

Turkey's Erdogan says 'never possible' to consider U.S. plan for Middle East: NTV Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said it was "never possible" for Turkey to positively consider the $50 billion U.S. peace plan for the Middle East, broadcaster NTV reported on Monday....
01:17, 2019-07-01

U.S. has 'no interest' in new conflict in Middle East: military The United States has no interest in engaging in a new conflict in the Middle East but will defend American interests including freedom of navigation, the U.S. military said on Thursday as it directed a destroyer to the scene of an attack in the Gulf of Oman....
03:51, 2019-06-14

‘Walkers are middle aged, hikers are cool’ No longer just an activity for older people with sticks, rambling in the countryside is catching on with a new generationDeep in the English countryside on a golden midsummer evening, 16 young people have gathered to plot the night’s entertainment. Partially organised by word of mouth, partially thr...
14:00, 2019-07-14

Trump says he will send 1,500 troops to Middle East U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he will send about 1,500 American troops to the Middle East, mostly as a protective measure, amid heightened tensions with Iran....
20:17, 2019-05-24

A new design might make airplane middle seats better A new design could help airplane middle seats a little bit better. Buzz60’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
08:51, 2019-07-20

Trump says US to send 1,500 more troops to Middle East U.S. officials say the Trump administration has notified Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with Iran....
19:00, 2019-05-24

Oil inches up amid Middle East tensions Oil prices edged higher on Tuesday amid lingering concerns about possible supply disruptions in the Middle East, but an overall weaker demand outlook kept a lid on gains....
07:34, 2019-07-23

US diplomacy pushing Middle East towards war, says ex-UK minister Alistair Burt sums up Donald Trump’s policy in the region as ‘hit them in the nuts first’America’s “hit them in the nuts first” diplomacy is helping put the Middle East on a dangerous trajectory towards a regional war, Alistair Burt, the UK’s minister for the region until last month, has warned.On t...
14:34, 2019-05-31

Opinion: The price of the EU's inaction in the Middle East As the EU has adopted a noticeably more pragmatic stance towards Arab autocrats, shifts in the balance of power within this strategically vital region are ­triggering realpolitik, says DW's Loay Mudhoon....
07:34, 2019-05-23

Video: 10 F1 drivers who were dumped in the middle of the season Red Bull has become synonymous with mid-season driver changes during its time in Formula 1, but the ruthless seat-swapping did not begin when it arrived in the championship...
21:34, 2019-07-31

Eni expands its Middle East presence with new exploration Eni reached accords for exploration in two areas of Oman, one in partnership with BP, a day after it announced new exploration in Bahrain and the UAE....
16:34, 2019-07-11

As U.S. and Iran Face Off, Europe Is Stuck in the Middle European leaders want desperately to preserve the nuclear deal, which they see as critical to regional security, but are powerless to stop the escalations that threaten it....
15:34, 2019-06-18

No one wants the middle seat on airplanes. This design could change that The S1 design from the Colorado-based startup, Molon Labe Seating, features three economy seats in a staggered layout, putting the middle seat slightly behind the aisle and window seats, and at a slightly lower height....
01:51, 2019-07-20

Walmart Turns to VR to Pick Middle Managers The country’s largest employer is using a VR skills assessment as part of the selection process to find new middle managers, hoping to limit inherent bias in hiring decisions, increase diversity and reduce turnover in a tight labor market....
12:51, 2019-06-30

Oil Jumps After Tanker Attacks in Middle East Crude prices climbed sharply after an attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, close to the Strait of Hormuz, where over a third of the world’s shipped oil passes through....
14:51, 2019-06-13

Thomas: No regrets over middle finger at Carroll Ravens safety Earl Thomas said he stands by flipping the middle finger to Seahawks coach Pete Carroll in a September game after going down with a broken leg....
05:34, 2019-07-25

Many Teens Check Their Phones in Middle of Night Teenagers are so attached to their smartphones that more than a third of them wake up in the middle of the night and check the devices, according to a new survey....
11:17, 2019-05-29

Fear not, parents: Your middle kids are going to be just fine. Our kids’ desires for engagement and attention fluctuate based on their age, personality and how a given day happens to be going. But are these things also impacted by birth order? Not necessarily, experts say....
15:17, 2019-07-02

The F-35 has already freaked out Iran and changed everything in the Middle East No conversation about the world's massive political and economic changes since 2015 is complete without mentioning the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, writes Jake Novak....
19:51, 2019-07-18

Biden Is Now ‘Middle-Class Joe’ in Name Only, Filings Show The former vice president and his wife earned more than $15 million in the first two years after he left office, according to tax returns released Tuesday....
21:51, 2019-07-09

Can the Middle East escape its ‘1914 moment’? A single Iranian or U.S. attack by rocket, drone or limpet mine could set off a spark akin to the assassination that convulsed Europe in war in 1914, a new report warns....
14:17, 2019-08-05

Middle-age hearing loss linked to dementia (Reuters Health) - Hearing loss in middle age is associated with higher odds of cognitive decline and dementia in later years, suggests a large study in Taiwan....
01:51, 2019-08-10

Being a sober mom in the middle of a wine mom culture is isolating I wasn’t quite sure when I finally decided to quit drinking. But I did know one thing: I couldn’t parent little kids with three or four glasses of wine in my system....
16:51, 2019-07-15

Study: Hypertension in middle-age may lead to dementia People between age 54 and 63 with blood pressure readings above 140/90 Hg, and saw their readings drop below 90/60 Hg later in life, have an increased risk of dementia, according to a study published Tuesday....
19:17, 2019-08-13

Books to Ease the Transition to Middle School In Pablo Cartaya’s ‘Each Tiny Spark,’ Carolyn Mackler’s ‘Not if I Can Help It’ and Kristin Mahoney’s ‘The 47 People You’ll Meet in Middle School,’ kids navigate the toughest crossing....
00:51, 2019-08-10

The best candy store in every state Yelp user / Amy P. Every state in the US offers its own spin on candy, chocolate, and other desserts. Using data from Yelp, we've compiled a list of the best candy store in every state. Dolle's Candyland in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, is a famous spot for saltwater taffy. People love the Columbus, Oh...
21:17, 2019-08-10

We went to a Gap store and saw why its sales have been struggling (GPS) Bethany Biron/Business Insider Gap Inc. reported that same-store sales of its namesake brand decreased by 10% in the first quarter of 2019 as a result of inventory woes and declining foot traffic. After Gap announced plans earlier this year to spin off its Old Navy brand into a separate company, t...
21:51, 2019-06-01

Antonio Brown Had Better Have Something Else In Store You hate when a great story about massive foot blisters, home-painted football helmets, ultimatums, and coaches supporting their players through clenched teeth and retirement threats takes an obvious plot twist, but here we are: Antonio Brown v. Roger Goodell:...
23:17, 2019-08-12

Adobe Lightroom is now on the Mac App Store The first major Adobe app to be available on the Mac App Store has finally arrived. Adobe Lightroom, one of the apps in its Creative Cloud suite, is now available for download. It was one of the applications Apple promised would be available through......
18:17, 2019-06-20

Travel advisories by country, per the US Department of State The U.S. Department of State issues travel advisories intended to help travelers understand the risks involved in visiting certain countries.       ...
21:17, 2019-07-17

State Department OKs possible sale of F-16 fighters to Bulgaria The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale of eight F-16 aircraft and related equipment to Bulgaria at an estimated cost of $1.67 billion, a Pentagon agency said on Monday....
23:51, 2019-06-03

Natural Gas Is Now Called 'Freedom Gas,' According to the Department of Energy Jingoistic nationalism and promoting fossil fuels go hand in hand for the Trump administration. But the Department of Energy took that connection to a new level on Tuesday with a press release touting natural gas as “freedom gas” full of—I feel stupid even typing this—“molecules of U.S. freedom.” Wh...
20:00, 2019-05-29

Huawei is still very much blacklisted as far as the US Commerce Department is concerned When President Trump announced out of nowhere that US companies can once again supply key components to Huawei giving the Chinese tech giant more time to develop in-house alternatives, we were all left scratching our heads as to precisely what equipment involved "no great national security problem."...
16:51, 2019-07-03

Google's Scrutiny by Justice Department Has Been Building The Justice Department’s plans to investigate Alphabet Inc.’s Google have been building over time, amid a growing public conversation about whether the government should do more to scrutinize the handful of giant tech firms that dominate the U.S. landscape....
17:17, 2019-06-02

Justice Department, FTC Skirmish Over Antitrust Turf The Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission are clashing over their shared responsibilities to pursue the Trump administration’s antitrust agenda in the technology industry....
21:51, 2019-08-05

NYC Fire Department: Helicopter pilot has died NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Fire Department says the pilot of a helicopter that crashed on a Manhattan skyscraper rooftop has died. The Fire Department says the helicopter crash landed on the top of the tower, which isn’t far from Rockefeller Center and Times Square. It does not appear a...
21:34, 2019-06-10

Department of Agriculture suspends bee population research The US Department of Agriculture has angry beekeepers buzzing after suspending data collection on the insects’ decline. The agency blamed cost cuts, CNN reported Saturday. An annual department survey, inaugurated in 2015, gathers data on the number of honeybees per state, including those lost due to...
19:51, 2019-07-07

Justice Department opinions take on the force of law — but are not, in fact, the law Some legal experts were taken aback when Robert Mueller said that indicting the president would be “unconstitutional,” citing a department guideline that has never been litigated....
14:51, 2019-05-31

Behind the Labor Department’s gambling game of job reports If we are to believe the US Labor Department, companies went through a massive hiring spurt in April and then slammed on the brakes in May. Neither is likely. Today, we are going to have a little fun with the numbers. At the end of this item I’ll tell you the only number that really......
05:34, 2019-06-11

State Department’s Top Policy Planner Forced Out Kiron Skinner, the highest-ranking African-American woman in the department, oversaw a unit trying to develop a long-term strategy addressing China’s rise....
17:51, 2019-08-02

Monsoon Likely To Become Active This Week, Says Weather Department June ended with 33 per cent of monsoon precipitation and over 78 per cent of meteorological subdivision recording "deficient" rainfall, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD)....
01:17, 2019-07-01

Marianne Williamson says she wants a 'Department of Peace' as POTUS Spiritual guru and 2020 presidential candidate Marianne Williamson called for a "Department of Peace" during her Monday night appearance on "The Late Show."...
09:51, 2019-07-23

Police Department Launches LexIDme Website LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – A new website is allowing the public to see some of the Lexington Police Department’s unsolved cases and lend a hand in identifying suspects. The department today announced the launch of www.lexidme.com. The LexIDme site features surveillance images of individuals sus...
19:34, 2019-06-21

Bail Plea Of Odisha Lawmaker, In Middle Of 'Sit-Ups' Row, Deferred A local special court deferred hearing of a bail petition of ruling Biju Janata Dal MLA Saroj Kumar Meher and sent him to jail on Monday for allegedly forcing a tribal engineer do sit-ups....
02:17, 2019-07-02

Pentagon plan could send 10,000 troops to the Middle East In a plan that is set to be presented to the White House on Thursday, up to 10,000 more U.S. service members would be deployed to the Middle East as tensions between the U.S. and Iran are high....
02:17, 2019-05-23

Rays' Brosseau goes from undrafted to middle of MLB lineup The thrifty Tampa Bay Rays think they have found another hidden gem in Mike Brosseau, an undrafted infielder from Oakland University in Michigan who signed for $1,000 and bolted to the big leagues       ...
19:34, 2019-07-18

My time tracking Apollo 11 from a tiny island in the middle of the sea As Apollo 11 sped to the moon, the Earth turned behind it, and Mission Control in Houston would lose the ability to communicate directly with the spacecraft. NASA needed tracking stations — 14 in total, dotted around the planet — to keep in contact. As the signal to the United States was lost, it wa...
03:17, 2019-07-18

Man who won $30M lottery while in middle of divorce ordered to share winnings PONTIAC, Mich. — A suburban Detroit man who was in the middle of a divorce when he won more than $30 million must share the lottery windfall with his ex-wife. The Michigan appeals court says a marriage isn’t over until it’s over. It means Mary Beth Zelasko can keep $15 million awarded by...
12:17, 2019-06-21

Don't open 'Pandora's Box' in Middle East, China warns The Chinese government's top diplomat warned on Tuesday that the world should not open a "Pandora's Box" in the Middle East, as he denounced U.S. pressure on Iran and called on it not to drop out of a landmark nuclear deal....
19:00, 2019-06-18

Oil prices rise as Middle East tensions simmer Oil prices climbed on Monday as tensions remain high between Iran and the United States, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo saying "significant" sanctions on Tehran would be announced....
03:51, 2019-06-24

A whole new world: does the new Aladdin fetishise Middle Eastern culture? Guy Ritchie’s new film evokes a fantasy Arabia, following Hollywood’s long tradition of problematic stereotypes A new Aladdin movie means a return to Hollywood’s perennial Arab problem, which in this case boils down the awkwardness of setting a family fairytale in a region that has been both vilifie...
19:01, 2019-05-21

The White House's Middle East Meetup Is Already a Mess Since shortly after joining the Trump administration, Jared Kushner has made it his personal mission to solve the Gordian Knot that is the Israeli-Palestine conflict. Let’s check in on how that’s going....
00:51, 2019-06-18

Middle schools can help prevent teen dating violence (Reuters Health) - Middle schools that offer a comprehensive dating violence prevention program in every grade may have fewer youth involved in abusive relationships, a U.S. study suggests....
03:17, 2019-06-06

Oil rises on tensions after Middle East tanker attacks Oil prices rose on Monday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take all actions necessary to guarantee safe navigation in the Middle East, as tensions mounted following attacks on tankers last week....
04:17, 2019-06-17

Defense chief: U.S. may send more troops to Middle East Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan said the Trump administration is considering sending additional troops to the Middle East to combat rising tensions with Iran....
11:34, 2019-05-24

Oil prices climb as Middle East tensions simmer Oil prices advanced on Monday as tensions remain high between Iran and the United States, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo saying "significant" sanctions on Tehran would be announced....
09:17, 2019-06-24

Stocks struggle, oil jumps on Middle East tensions European stocks lingered on Monday, hamstrung by dialled-down expectations for a larger U.S. rate cut this month, while escalating tensions in the Middle East boosted oil prices and rising fears for a no-deal Brexit haunted the pound....
14:17, 2019-07-22

How a Real Estate Concept From the Middle Ages Can Still Backfire The value of fractional real estate has long been debated. Critics see it as a hustle, while supporters say it is a smarter way to use a vacation home....
01:51, 2019-06-08

The Middle Ages weren’t as sexist as Game Of Thrones would have you believe As a medievalist, I was and am all about Game Of Thrones. A TV show set in a world that draws heavily from the Middle Ages, but with dragons? Yes, please. And while early seasons saw Game Of Thrones’ female characters badly mistreated by men, later seasons felt on the brink of telling a story of wom...
21:01, 2019-05-24

First day of summer looks likes middle of winter in Colorado, Montana The summer season in Northern Hemisphere officially arrived Friday, but there were some regions in the United States that apparently didn't get the memo and spent the first day of summer trapped in a winter wonderland....
00:34, 2019-06-23

Sad Super Bowl icon becomes middle school principal Kevin Dyson may have come up a yard short in one of the greatest finishes in Super Bowl history, but he never let up on his pursuit of education — his own and that of others. Nearly 20 years after nearly climbing to the top of the football world, Dyson is sitting atop the academic......
23:34, 2019-05-26

Trump doubts U.S. needs to send more troops to Middle East President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not think additional U.S. troops are needed in the Middle East to counter Iran, casting doubt on a Pentagon plan to bolster forces in the region....
23:34, 2019-05-23

Don't Open "Pandora's Box" In Middle East: China Warns US China on Tuesday warned against opening a "Pandora's box" in the Middle East after the United States announced the deployment of 1,000 additional troops to the region amid escalating tensions with......
15:17, 2019-06-18

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East for 'protection' against Iran Both President Trump and the Pentagon stressed that they were not seeking to engage in a military conflict with Iran. Trump has been trying to pressure Tehran into negotiating a new nuclear deal....
03:17, 2019-05-25

Families Go Deep in Debt to Stay in the Middle Class Wages stalled but costs haven’t, so people increasingly rent or finance what their parents might have owned outright. The unreachable goal for some: becoming a homeowner....
10:34, 2019-08-02

On Women’s Rights, Uneven Progress in the Middle East Saudi Arabia has lifted its restrictions on women traveling abroad, the most notable weakening yet of the country’s notorious guardianship system. It marks another advance for gender equality, more than a year after the kingdom ended the world’s only ban on women driving. Yet many of the women who f...
20:34, 2019-08-02

Trump Sends 1,500 Troops to Middle East Because We're Not Going to War With Iran President Trump proclaimed earlier this month that he wasn’t going to war with Iran. Then, in less than fortnight, Trump is now sending some 1,500 troops to the Middle East after a series of barroom-style confrontations about who can end what and when....
04:51, 2019-05-25

Iran says it won't wage war, U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday Iran would not wage war against any nation, sounding a note of restraint after the United States announced more troop deployments to the Middle East....
12:51, 2019-06-18

TJX quarterly same-store sales top expectations TJX Cos Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly same-store sales on Tuesday, as the off-price retailer's steep discounts brought more shoppers to its Marshalls and HomeGoods stores....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Amazon opens its second Go store in New York Amazon's brick and mortar empire continues to expand, after the company opened its second, larger cashier-free store in Park Avenue, New York City today....
12:34, 2019-06-11

Big-box store could imperil the heart of Williamsburg Think the indie spirit still burns in the heart of Williamsburg? Big-box retail may soon swallow the Bedford Avenue stop. Benjamin Bernstein of RedSky Capital has spent the last several years piecing together a string of adjacent buildings from 184 to 192 on Bedford between North 6th and North 7th s...
02:17, 2019-05-23

Saks Off Fifth closing only store in the Bronx Saks’ discount brand, Saks Off Fifth, is pulling out of the Bronx after opening its first store there two years ago. The 25,000-square-foot store at the Bay Plaza Shopping Center will close on Oct. 31, according to a public filing. The store employs 31 staffers. The luxury discount chain’s parent co...
06:17, 2019-07-23

Epic says its Game Store is not spying on you Enlarge / Despite what you may have read, Epic says this is not spyware. This week, certain corners of the gaming Internet have been abuzz with a bit of self-described "amateur analysis" suggesting some "pretty sketchy," spyware-like activity on the part of the Epic Game Store and its launcher so...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Developers sue Apple over App Store practices Two app developers on Tuesday sued Apple Inc over its App Store practices, making claims similar to those in a lawsuit brought by consumers that the U.S. Supreme Court recently allowed to proceed....
19:01, 2019-06-04

CHEAP: Store ALL your problems away with this $270 SanDisk 2TB SSD (61% off) Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! One of the disadvantages of owning a MacBook Air and getting into street photography in my free time is that I’m always short on storage space. In fact, the situation is so bad I couldn’t properly function withou...
14:34, 2019-08-01

Why Some Android Phones Don't Have the Play Store Huawei phones, Amazon tablets, and Google Pixel phones all run Android, but one of those groups of devices doesn’t have access to the Google Play Store—and another could lose it very soon. But why is that? If you’re wondering what exactly Android is and isn’t and why the Play Store only seems to app...
20:00, 2019-05-29

Epic Store Rage Has Gotten Out Of Hand The developers of cutesy Animal Crossing-Pokemon mashup Ooblets just had a weekend from hell. After trying to preempt a tidal wave of rage over their newly announced Epic Games Store exclusivity, they got hit with a swirling tsunami of foaming-at-the-mouth anger, up to and including death threats an...
04:17, 2019-08-07

Store Your Baby's Onesies in an Ornament Box As the mother of an infant, I have come across various onesie storage hacks and they all sound good in theory. Snap them on a clothesline! Hang them up with clothing dividers! Fold them Kond0-style and place them upright in beautiful, joy-sparking boxes! I’ve been tempted to implement such a system ...
23:17, 2019-06-18

9 of the best veggie burgers to get at the grocery store Lia Ryerson Whether you follow a meat-free diet or not, there are a lot of vegetarian burgers out there that are worth trying. Sold at many grocery-store chains, the Beyond Burger is extremely popular and is known for having a meat-like taste and texture. Boca Burgers and Amy's All American Veggie...
01:00, 2019-07-02

You can now tell Steam you already played a game on another store Steam wants to know if you've played a game on another platform so it can stop recommending it to you, but it will recommend similar games instead.Read More...
18:34, 2019-08-16

Couple busted getting frisky in police department’s parking lot This puts a new spin on wanting to cop-ulate. A frisky young couple got busted getting intimate while naked in the back of a car — parked in a Michigan police department’s parking lot. The pair’s steamy session was easily spotted in the early hours of Aug. 1 because their car was p...
22:00, 2019-08-11

Huawei Sues US Commerce Department Over Seized Equipment Huawei has filed a lawsuit against the US Commerce Department challenging whether telecommunications equipment it sent from China to the United States, and then back to China, is covered by Export......
08:17, 2019-06-22

For Cyclone Fani Alert, Weather Department Had Sent Nearly 65 Lakh SMS The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has sent nearly 65 lakh messages to the people in eastern and southern India to give them updates about Cyclone Fani that hit the Odisha coast earlier this......
00:51, 2019-05-28

Treasury Department designates China as a currency manipulator The Treasury Department announced Monday that it would designate China as a currency manipulator, reversing an earlier position by the Trump administration that Beijing's actions didn't meet the technical definition....
13:51, 2019-08-07

US state department’s top official for Latin America resigns Kimberley Breier becomes the fourth assistant secretary of state to depart this yearThe US Department of State’s top official for Latin America has resigned, reportedly amid disputes over immigration policy.The state department did not comment on the departure of Kimberly Breier, a former CIA analys...
21:17, 2019-08-08

Andrew McCabe sues FBI, Justice Department over his firing The lawsuit, the second this week from an ex-FBI official challenging the circumstances of his termination, says the firing was part of Trump’s plan to rid the bureau of leaders he perceived as disloyal to him....
06:00, 2019-08-09

US Department of Energy is now referring to fossil fuels as “freedom gas” Enlarge (credit: Photo by Craig Hartley/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Call it a rebranding of "energy dominance." In a press release published on Tuesday, two Department of Energy officials used the terms "freedom gas" and "molecules of US freedom" to replace your average, everyday term "natural gas...
21:51, 2019-05-29

Pope names women to key Vatican department for first time Pope Francis appointed women on Friday to a key Vatican department for the first time since it was founded more than 50 years ago, a move welcomed by Catholic women's groups as a significant advance....
20:17, 2019-05-24

Income Tax Department Asked To Add 1.30 Crore New Filers This Fiscal The income tax department has been tasked to add 1.30 crore new return filers in the current financial year as part of the government's plan to widen the tax base in the country....
09:51, 2019-07-07

Justice Department trying to quash Mueller team testimony The Justice Department is trying to prevent two former members of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team from testifying behind closed doors in Congress next week, when Mueller will testify before lawmakers, according to people familiar with the matter....
23:17, 2019-07-10

84 Per Cent Of Met Department Subdivisions Record Deficient Rainfall With the progress of monsoon still remaining sluggish, 84 per cent of the meteorological subdivisions have recorded deficient rainfall, MeT department data shows....
02:51, 2019-06-24

State Department: Top U.S. diplomat in Africa to visit Sudan The United States top diplomat in Africa will be going to Sudan this week to ease tensions between the ruling military and opposition forces, the State Department said....
08:34, 2019-06-11

U.S. Justice Department preparing antitrust probe into Google The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulators in 2017 for abusing its dominance of the online search market. In the U.S., the Federal Trade Commission made an antitrust investigation of Google but closed it in 2013 without taking action....
00:17, 2019-06-02

Michigan department says it was ‘irresponsible’ to tie wedding ring to fish A divorcee who attached his “cursed” wedding ring a fish’s tail before releasing it into Lake Michigan is receiving backlash from the state’s Department of Natural Resources for actions that the department says border animal cruelty....
12:00, 2019-07-02

US Justice Department Said to Be Exploring Antitrust Case Against Google The US Justice Department has taken early steps toward opening a federal antitrust case into Google, according to three people familiar with the matter....
15:51, 2019-06-01

Justice Department Sues Mallinckrodt, Alleging Kickbacks Federal prosecutors filed a complaint against the drugmarker, accusing the company of paying kickbacks through a foundation in order to increase prices of a drug used to treat multiple sclerosis....
21:51, 2019-06-05

Defense Department Works to Develop Software Faster The Pentagon is taking a page from tech companies, pushing its software developers to release code faster and with a sharper focus on users—in this case, members of the armed forces....
19:34, 2019-06-06

WSJ: Justice Department 'preparing' Google antitrust investigation Late Friday, the Wall Street Journal and Washington Post reported, based on it anonymous sources, that the Department of Justice is preparing an antitrust probe of Google. The company has faced several similar inquiries from EU officials with billion......
06:17, 2019-06-01

Justice Department Prepares Antitrust Investigation of Google The Justice Department is gearing up for an antitrust investigation of Alphabet Inc.’s Google, a move that could present a major new layer of regulatory scrutiny for the search giant....
04:00, 2019-06-01

U.S. has no plans to cap H-1B work visa program: State Department The Trump administration has no plans to cap H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, the State Department said on Thursday....
03:00, 2019-06-21

Buttigieg says Trump using Justice Department as 'his own personal law firm' 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Sunday slammed President Trump’s recent move to direct Attorney General William Barr look into the origins of the Russia investigation and if U.S. officials improperly surveilled Trump's 2016 campaign....
21:34, 2019-06-16

Health Department: Sharp Decline In Hepatitis A Numbers LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– The number of new cases of hepatitis A in Kentucky is dropping drastically, according to the Lexington-Fayette Health Department. Kentucky’s hepatitis A epidemic isn’t over just yet, but compared to seven months ago when it reached its peak, the numbers hav...
22:17, 2019-06-05

Health Department introduces ‘Quickie Labs’ for STI tests Fast-talking, quick-walking New Yorkers will soon also be able to get their STI test results at lightning speed. The Department of Health on Wednesday unveiled a high-tech “Quickie Lab” where chlamydia and gonorrhea can be tested in a mere three hours — instead of at least a day — as cas...
11:51, 2019-06-13

Not Iran Oil, PM, President Trump Focus On Big Picture In Middle-East Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump today focussed on the larger picture of the Gulf region and discussed the possibilities of bringing stability there -- a tweak on the......
10:51, 2019-06-28

US Blames Iran For "Blatant Assault" On Oil Tankers In Middle East The perilous contest between the United States and Iran for influence in the Middle East escalated dramatically on Thursday as two tankers were targeted in suspected attacks near the strategic Strait......
09:34, 2019-06-14

Viral debate: Should middle-seat airplane passengers hog both armrests? The internet is up in arms over this airplane etiquette question: “Does the person sitting in the middle seat on the airplane get both armrests?” Twitter users are offered two response choices: “Definitely” and “No way.” “The Rich Eisen Show” tweeted o...
18:34, 2019-06-07

Sri Lanka bombings: Suspected ringleader arrested in Middle East One of the main suspects behind the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka has been extradited to the country. More than 250 people were killed in a string of attacks at churches and hotels across the island....
21:51, 2019-06-14

Coco Gauff in middle of Wimbledon doubles text breakup Coco Gauff Mania has cost one player her Wimbledon mixed doubles partner. British tennis star Harriet Dart said her playing partner Jay Clarke texted to let her know that he would instead be playing with Gauff, the 15-year-old American who has taken the grass courts by storm with upsets over Venus W...
00:01, 2019-07-05

U.S. Shale Producers Benefit as Oil Disruptions Plague Middle East Oil supply disruptions in hot spots around the world are putting pressure on the cost of buying and shipping crude. But the turmoil is benefiting U.S. shale producers, whose oil fields and tankers are partly filling the void....
17:00, 2019-07-22

Tim Tebow gets in the middle of skirmish between Mets, Yankees Triple-A teams New York's baseball rivalry trickled down to Class AAA over weekend, with the Syracuse Mets and Scranton RailRiders having multiple incidents.        ...
07:34, 2019-05-29

Europe stocks gain; oil jumps on Middle East tensions European stocks struggled higher on Monday, shrugging off dialed-down expectations for a big U.S. rate cut this month, while escalating tensions in the Middle East boosted safe-haven assets and oil prices....
12:34, 2019-07-22

Diamondbacks’ mindset puts Yankees in middle of Robbie Ray sweepstakes As general managers across MLB hang on to hope that they may not have to sell before the July 31 trade deadline, at least one is facing reality. That may be good news for the Yankees, who could be interested in Diamondbacks starter Robbie Ray, the lefty whose general manager sounds like he’s l...
17:51, 2019-07-23

US to deploy 1,500 troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran White House downplays prospect of conflictTrump administration approves $7bn arms sale to Saudi ArabiaThe US will send hundreds of additional troops and a dozen fighter jets to the Middle East in the coming weeks to counter what the Pentagon has said is an escalating campaign by Iran to plan attacks...
06:51, 2019-05-25

Moroccan Soccer Player Tries To Quit In The Middle Of A Preseason Ass-Kicking Turkish side Fenerbahce took on German giants Bayern Munich in a preseason friendly yesterday. Things did not go well for the Fenerbahce players, who were dominated throughout the game and lost 6-1. That performance earned them plenty of boos from the home fans, which were enough to drive team capta...
22:17, 2019-07-31

Iran Crisis or ‘Circus’? A Weary Middle East Wonders A sudden profusion of incidents and warnings has stirred fears that the Trump administration is trying to gin up a flawed case for war, like the Bush administration did in Iraq in 2003....
18:34, 2019-05-21

Ronald Acuña Jr. Gives Gravity The Middle Finger, Robs Home Run Ronald Acuña Jr. has been an absolute stud for the Braves as of late, and even when his team hasn’t been performing to the best of their abilities, he still finds a way to remind the folks at home just how much better he is compared to the bums around him. The latest exemplar of this talent separati...
03:00, 2019-08-17

A Novice Player Gets a Painful Lesson in Middle East Peacemaking Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had a rough debut as Middle East peacemaker, ending the first trip by a Japanese leader to Iran in 41 years with the U.S.-Iran conflict even more volatile than before....
16:00, 2019-06-14

Iran Slams U.S. After Middle East Troop Buildup Is Announced Tehran responded with a threat of “two new secret weapons” after the Trump administration pushed ahead with arms sales and promised to deploy extra forces....
15:00, 2019-05-25

Caught in the Middle of #MeToo: Unions That Represent Accusers and Accused From the shop floors of factories to ballet’s grandest stages, unions are rethinking how they balance their responsibilities in sexual harassment cases....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Eugene Bird, diplomat who roved the Middle East, dies at 94 He spent two decade in the Foreign Service seeking to foster peace in a region that seemed forever to resist it, and later promoted a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
00:51, 2019-06-12

Buttigieg: It’s ‘not a good sign’ that US is sending 1,500 troops to Middle East Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg took a swipe at White House national security adviser John Bolton as he blasted the Trump administration’s decision to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East....
22:00, 2019-05-26

Mnuchin defends Kushner's $50 billion plan for the Middle East Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defended accusations that a U.S.-drafted economic solution to bring about Israeli-Palestinian peace has little chance of success....
22:00, 2019-06-27

Two Oil Tankers Attacked in the Middle East, Stoking Fears of Conflict Two oil tankers on Thursday morning were reportedly attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, a crucial oil transport route that sits between the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, echoing a similar attack last month and stoking fears about escalating tensions in the region. It was not immediately clear w...
17:51, 2019-06-13

CC Sabathia in middle of more Yankees-Rays bad blood as benches clear There’s been no shortage of bad blood between the Yankees and Rays this season — stemming back to last year — and it briefly flared up after the top of the sixth on Tuesday night when CC Sabathia and Avisail Garcia had to be separated. Sabathia struck out Garcia looking to end the inning...
06:17, 2019-07-17

Oil prices ease, but Middle East tanker attacks support Oil declined on Friday after sharp gains in the previous session when prices were boosted after attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman stoked concerns of reduced crude flows through one of the world's key shipping routes....
03:51, 2019-06-14

Call Of Duty Pro’s Controller Stops Working In The Middle Of The Finals Sometimes a controller breaks and it’s frustrating. Sometimes a controller breaks and you’re forced to remap buttons in the middle of a tense come-from-behind win at a major Call of Duty tournament with $200,000 on the line....
05:17, 2019-07-24

Taiwan's CPC sees little impact after tanker attacked in Middle East Taiwan's state oil refiner CPC Corp said on Friday it was still accessing the damage to a tanker it had charted to carry fuel from the Middle East that was suspected to have been attacked, while the company expected little impact to its supplies....
11:51, 2019-06-14

Iran's Rouhani says U.S. actions threaten Middle East stability U.S. actions pose a serious threat to stability in the Middle East, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the leaders of a China-led security bloc including Russia and India on Friday....
11:51, 2019-06-14

Trump Approves Modest Increase of About 1,500 Troops in the Middle East President Trump decided to deploy about 1,500 additional American troops to the Middle East to provide protection for American service members already there, officials said Friday....
19:51, 2019-05-24

U.S. cautions airlines flying over Middle East after tensions with Iran The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is advising commercial airlines flying over the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman to use caution in the wake of elevated tensions between the United States and Iran. ...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Middle East attack jolts oil-import dependent Asia The blasts detonated far from the bustling megacities of Asia, but the attack this week on two tankers in the strategic Strait of Hormuz hits at the heart of this region's oil-import-dependent economies....
14:00, 2019-06-14

Trump Considering Sending More Troops to Middle East to Protect U.S. Forces There The acting defense secretary, who briefed White House officials on the military options, gave no indication of how many troops are under consideration....
20:34, 2019-05-23

Qatar says U.S. needs Palestinians on board for Middle East peace plan Qatar said on Sunday that there was a disconnect between the Palestinians and the United States over a U.S. blueprint aimed at ending the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, warning that a solution could not be imposed on Palestinians....
20:51, 2019-06-09

Maintaining or starting exercise in middle age tied to longer life (Reuters Health) - Even if they were inactive during their younger years, middle aged and older adults who get at least the minimum recommended amount of exercise each week may live longer than their sedentary counterparts, suggests a large UK study....
10:00, 2019-07-18

Pentagon confirms it is weighing sending more troops to Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Thursday confirmed that the Pentagon was considering sending additional U.S. troops to the Middle East as one of the ways to bolster protection for American forces there amid tensions with Iran....
20:51, 2019-05-23

'I belong to me': What happens in Middle America when the pools, churches, and bars all close FAYETTE COUNTY, Pa. — Between Fayette Avenue and the Monongahela River in Fayette City used to be the local swimming pool. The old sign for Crystal Pool, with a Coca-Cola advertisement atop, still looms over the lot, which is now a junkyard....
20:00, 2019-08-14

IHOP is changing names and putting a pancake in the middle of a burger IHOP is highlighting its burgers again by launching three new ones – and calling them "pancakes." It's a reference to last year's IHOb stunt.        ...
21:17, 2019-06-03

How U.S. Allies in the Middle East are Responding to Rising Tensions with Iran U.S. allies in the Middle East have held back from a full-throated endorsement of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s claim that it is “unmistakable” Iran perpetrated a June 13 attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. Despite a grainy video that purports to show Iranian militar...
17:51, 2019-06-18

Neither the first-born nor the favorite: The life of middle child Eric Trump Brian Snyder / Reuters Eric Trump, President Donald Trump's middle child, may not be as glamorous as his sister Ivanka, nor as outspoken as his brother Don Jr., but he is an integral part of the Trump family. The 35-year-old is an executive vice president of the Trump Organization, focusing on its ...
10:17, 2019-07-18

Oil climbs as Middle East tensions offset demand worries Oil prices rose about 1 percent on Friday after steep losses a day earlier, supported by rising tensions between the United States and Iran, even as concerns that slowing economic growth could dent global oil demand cast a cloud....
05:51, 2019-07-20

Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ ignores reality in the Middle East The Trump administration's solution to the Palestine-Israel conflict will be unveiled later this month in Bahrain— and a critical UN program for Palestinian refugees may be at risk....
12:17, 2019-06-21

Democrats’ Tax Cuts Target Middle Class More Than Trump’s, Study Says A liberal think tank concluded that plans from the 2020 contenders Kamala Harris, Cory Booker and Michael Bennet would cost less than the 2017 tax cuts while lifting incomes more for low- and middle-income workers....
13:17, 2019-05-22

Middle East Company Sues Nissan Over Distribution Partnership A Middle East company owned by a friend of former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn has sued the Japanese auto maker, seeking damages of $386 million in connection with a distribution agreement....
03:00, 2019-06-19

India sending warships to the Middle East to protect shipping The Indian Navy is sending two warships to the Gulf of Oman to protect the country's shipping in the wake of a series of attacks on tankers there in the past six weeks....
11:34, 2019-06-21

Lebanon's Hezbollah vows to confront U.S. Middle East plan Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah pledged on Friday to confront the U.S. Middle East plan that President Donald Trump has touted as "the deal of the century."...
03:17, 2019-06-01

Pentagon plan could send up to 10,000 troops to the Middle East: U.S. officials U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defences against potential Iranian threats....
02:34, 2019-05-23

Kremlin calls for restraint in Middle East after U.S. troop move The Kremlin called for restraint from all sides in the Middle East on Tuesday and said it did not want to see destabilizing moves in the region after the United States announced it would deploy more troops there....
12:51, 2019-06-18

Middle aged money mules used by criminals to launder cash Middle aged people are increasingly and sometimes unwittingly being lured into laundering money for criminals, according to the fraud prevention service Cifas....
12:51, 2019-06-18

Bernie Sanders says there's no middle ground on eliminating private insurance As Kamala Harris equivocates on her position on healthcare, Bernie Sanders has thrown down the gauntlet: Either you support the elimination of private insurance, or you aren't really for "Medicare for all."...
00:00, 2019-06-29

Turkish diplomat shot dead in middle of Iraq restaurant A prominent Turkish diplomat was among two people gunned down in a popular Iraqi restaurant in “a treacherous attack” that has officials in Turkey vowing to retaliate, the BBC reported Wednesday. The victim, who is not identified in the report but is thought to be Turkey’s deputy c...
21:51, 2019-07-17

U.S. says to send more troops to the Middle East, cites Iran threats Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday the deployment of about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East for what he said were defensive purposes, citing concerns about a threat from Iran....
02:51, 2019-06-18

Why Is Trump Sending More Troops and Firepower to the Middle East? That’s Classified The Trump Administration has spent the past month ringing alarm bells over what it has called “troubling, escalatory and dangerous” behavior by Iran. Yet government officials have shown very little evidence to the American public about that supposed threat. The Pentagon said Friday addit...
06:34, 2019-05-25

Exclusive: U.S. preparing to send more troops to Middle East - sources The United States is preparing to send additional troops to the Middle East in response to mounting concerns over Iran, which Washington blames for attacks on oil tankers last week, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Monday, speaking on condition of anonymity....
02:51, 2019-06-18

The Trump Administration has conflicting goals in the Middle East, expert says Two tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran on Wednesday. The Trump Administration has announced they hold Iran responsible for the attack. Karim Sadjadpour, senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss the rising tensi...
16:17, 2019-06-14

Do You Love or Hate Apple's Locked Down App Store? If there’s one thing you can’t accuse Apple of, it’s being hands off. That’s especially true when it comes to its App Store, where every app must pass muster with Apple’s lengthy App Store Review Guidelines. Read more......
03:01, 2019-05-30

Windows 10 20H1 has a lot of changes in store for the operating system Windows 10 updates keep coming whether you install them or not. They generally bring a whole host of bug fixes and new features, but they've also been known to come with their own share of issues.While we don't know what possible problems next year's Windows 10 Version 20H1 will intro...
22:17, 2019-07-23

Aisha Tyler on what's in store for Archer in space Archer’s tenth (and possibly final?) season, also known as 1999, premieres today, following Archer, Lana, and the rest of the team onboard the M/V Seamus salvage ship. In honor of the premiere, we sat down with Aisha Tyler after a recording session to talk about the new season....
18:51, 2019-05-29

Three die in Germany as plane slams into hardware store Three people have died after a small plane crashed into a building in southwestern Germany. The aircraft, which appeared to be attempting an unscheduled landing nearby, slammed into a hardware store....
23:00, 2019-07-20

Apple's New iCloud for Windows App Now Available in Microsoft Store Apple and Microsoft have teamed up to offer a brand new iCloud experience to the Windows 10 users. The companies have released a new iCloud for Windows app that can be downloaded from the Microsoft......
17:00, 2019-06-12

The fashion concept store that is rethinking retail From speed-dating to upcycling workshops, the people behind Peckham Palms have created a space for new fashion talent. Is this a lesson to ailing bricks-and-mortar stores?With the British high street in serious decline and luxury fashion houses such as Burberry closing down stores globally, it’s no ...
09:17, 2019-08-02

The UK’s first Microsoft Store opens in July. Here’s what to expect Microsoft today announced that its long-awaited UK retail launch will take place on July 11, less than six weeks from now, when it opens its first London store. As you’d expect from any ambitious UK retail launch worth its salt, Microsoft has chosen to open the initial store on London’s hectic Oxfor...
14:34, 2019-05-30

It’s 2019 and Google still can’t keep malware out of its Android app store Google appears to have a problem with stopping malicious apps from sneaking into the Play Store. In what appears to yet another case of malware disguised as a legitimate app, security researchers from Symantec have found a new app that advertised itself as an unofficial version of Telegram messaging...
14:51, 2019-07-16

Domenica Vacca closes flagship NYC store Designer Domenica Vacca has found himself in a very unfashionable place: on the curb. After a months-long legal battle with his landlord in Manhattan, Vacca closed his 3-year-old flagship store at 15 W. 55th St. over the holiday weekend. A sign in the front window of the swanky store, which sold $3,...
18:00, 2019-05-30

Walmart is a store with a complex history of gun sales Firearms have long made up a key part of Walmart’s business. In addition to being the world’s largest retailer, Walmart is often referred to as the world’s largest gun retailer....
05:34, 2019-08-04

I Used Cash at Amazon's Cashless Store and I'm So Sorry, Rahim “Welcome to Amazon Go,” a cheery man told me, explaining that there were two ways I could shop at the retail giant’s automated convenience store—both of which involved downloading an app. “Oh, I was going to pay cash,” I said. And then it got weird.Read more......
19:51, 2019-06-11

Lowe's Lays Off Thousands of Store Workers Lowe’s told thousands of store workers this week that their jobs were being eliminated as the company outsources tasks such as assembling barbecue grills and janitorial services....
10:34, 2019-08-02

10 Different Ways To Store (and Display) Your Vinyl Records iPods killed CDs. Spotify killed paying for music. Video killed the radio star. Then, to the surprise of my parents, who had just given away our entire record collection, vinyl started coming back in a real way. While serious record collectors have always been around, the digitization and subscripti...
06:34, 2019-06-18

watchOS 6 to Bring App Store, New Watch Faces, and More Apple has taken the wraps off the new watchOS 6 platform for Apple Watch devices. watchOS 6 will bring new watch faces, a host of enhancements in health related features, App Store, and more....
21:51, 2019-06-03

Apple publicly makes its case for the App Store Apple has published a lengthy post explaining and extolling the App Store's guidelines and developer program, following the Supreme Court's decision in an antitrust case related to its application emporium. On May 13th, the Supreme Court has ruled ag......
14:51, 2019-05-29

Look: Alligator caught in parking lot of Pennsylvania store Police said an alligator was caught wandering in the parking lot of a Pennsylvania store -- the fourth alligator captured in the Pittsburgh area since May....
08:17, 2019-07-20

Best Buy will dedicate store space to 'smart' gym equipment Best Buy thinks it might have another way to remain relevant in the face of online shopping: diving head-first into smart fitness technology that often benefits from hands-on time. The big-box retailer has launched a fitness initiative that includes......
19:00, 2019-06-18

Apple Sued by 2 Developers Over App Store Practices Two app developers on Tuesday sued Apple over its App Store practices, making claims similar to those in a lawsuit brought by consumers that the US Supreme Court recently allowed to proceed....
09:51, 2019-06-05

'Shenmue 3' will be an Epic Games Store exclusive on PC Surprise! The PC version of Shenmue 3 is now an Epic Games Store exclusive. That means the crowdfunded sequel, which was originally unveiled as part of Sony's E3 press conference in 2015, won't be sold through Steam or any other PC-centric storefront......
02:34, 2019-06-11

Pebble Beach has many traps in store for the field PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Its beauty can be intoxicating with the sparkling Pacific Ocean as a backdrop, along with the sandy beaches, the jagged cliffs, the generous fairways and the lush greenery. Playing Pebble Beach Golf Links can make you feel as if you’ve died and gone to heaven. But let the wind...
17:34, 2019-06-12

Van’s General Store moving offices to 441 Broadway The Van’s General Store offices will move to the penthouse of 441 Broadway from the streets of Orchard. Founded by actor Liev Schreiber and artist Scott Carlson in 2012, VGS is an agency “that combines Hollywood connections and street smarts” for brands that need connections to “contemporary popular...
04:17, 2019-06-19

A Canadian Store Tried to Bag-Shame Its Customers. Nice Try. A Vancouver store introduced plastic bags with embarrassing messages to persuade customers to bring reusable alternatives. The bags became a surprise hit on social media instead....
00:51, 2019-06-13

Police go to store for suspected shoplifter. Then pay for her groceries. _____ Three New York City police officers were called to a Whole Foods store Thursday after a woman was accused of shoplifting. Instead of arresting her, they paid for the food she had stashed in her bag. Paul Bozymowski, a film and television director who was at the store, tweeted a photo of the wo...
22:17, 2019-07-06

Huawei's Plans for Its Own App Store Said to Be Imperiled by Trump Ban Huawei Technologies made a pitch to app makers last year: Build software for a new Huawei app store outside China, and we'll help you inside the world's most populous nation....
23:17, 2019-05-21

Nike's app powers Foot Locker's new NYC store Over the past few years, Nike has heavily invested in making its stores more tech-oriented. A big part of that strategy is integrating its Nike app with the company's physical spaces and trying to make it easy for shoppers to do things like instantly......
16:51, 2019-08-09

This Weekend's Best Sales: Saks Off 5th, The Container Store & More We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. Who......
16:17, 2019-07-13

Best e-commerce platform of 2019: get an online store now! The rise of the web has allowed countless businesses to reach a wider market. Not only that, it has given rise to countless new online-only businesses, fueled by the exponential rise of mobile connections.It's not surprising, then, that one analyst claims that the SMB e-commerce platform market...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Apple's App Store ads make finding the app you want frustrating Apple used to pride itself on a creating a streamlined simplicity that made its products an absolute joy to use. But slowly, the move towards wanting to grab more cash is eroding that once pleasant experience....
13:51, 2019-05-24

Amazon Plans to Open a Liquor Store Because Sure, Why Not Amazon is trying to set up a physical liquor store in San Francisco, Business Insider reported Saturday, which means soon you may get to act out your drunk Amazon purchases in real-time. Read more......
05:34, 2019-08-11

Microsoft drops Huawei laptops from its store Microsoft has stopped selling the Huawei MateBook X Pro in its online store in the wake of the US Government’s blacklisting of the Chinese firm.The move follows news that Google will be banning Huawei smartphones and tablets from getting Android updates, and suggests that even though the ban ...
13:34, 2019-05-22

My.Games will launch global game store in Q4 My.Games is a Russian game publisher that is going global. And so the company announced today that its My.Games Store will debut in the fourth quarter.Read More...
18:34, 2019-08-16

U.S. Justice Department prepares Google antitrust probe: sources The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources familiar with the matter said....
07:00, 2019-06-01

Huawei, Still on Commerce Department Blacklist, Reportedly Planning U.S. Layoffs Chinese tech firm Huawei is planning on laying off hundreds of U.S. workers after landing on a Commerce Department blacklist that has savaged its ability to do business stateside, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.Read more......
01:17, 2019-07-15

US justice department targets big tech firms in antitrust review Officials to look into whether Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple are unlawfully limiting competitionThe US justice department is opening a broad antitrust review into whether dominant technology firms are unlawfully stifling competition.“The Department’s review will consider the widespread concerns...
00:51, 2019-07-24

Justice Department announces broad antitrust review of big tech The DOJ did not name Amazon, Facebook or Google directly, but its inquiry could result in more scrutiny of them, as the government seeks to "assess the competitive conditions in the online marketplace," it said in a statement....
01:51, 2019-07-24

James Comey won’t be prosecuted by Justice Department over leaked memos The Justice Department will not prosecute fired FBI Director James Comey for leaking memos following a referral from the department’s inspector general, according to a report Thursday. “Everyone at the DOJ involved in the decision said it wasn’t a close call,” an official familiar with the deliberat...
23:17, 2019-08-01

Justice Department: Omarosa didn’t file financial disclosure The Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, alleging she failed to file a legally-required financial disclosure after she was fired from her post...
18:51, 2019-06-27

U.S. Justice Department tells Mueller to limit testimony before Congress In back-to-back, nationally televised hearings before the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees, Democrats are expected to try to get Mueller to focus his testimony on specific examples of Trump's misconduct....
02:51, 2019-07-23

US State Department Suspends Employee With White Nationalist Links The U.S. State Department has suspended a foreign affairs official assigned to its energy bureau, a department source said on Thursday, a day after his links to a white nationalist group were......
14:17, 2019-08-09

The State Department puts China first on rare earth metals HARGEISA, Somaliland — To most Americans, anarchy, intervention, and the Black Hawk Down fiasco define Somalia. By any reasonable metric, the country has not improved much since. Somalia has had the dubious honor to be crowned the world’s most corrupt country by Transparency International for 14 yea...
04:51, 2019-08-08

Department of Justice Preparing Antitrust Probe of Google: Reports WASHINGTON — The U.S. Justice Department is readying an investigation of Google’s business practices and whether they violate antitrust law, according to news reports. The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulators in 2017 for abusing its dominance of the online...
20:51, 2019-06-01

Big Tech faces broad U.S. Justice Department antitrust probe The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it was opening a broad investigation of major digital technology firms into whether they engage in anticompetitive practices, the strongest sign the Trump administration is stepping up its scrutiny of Big Tech....
01:34, 2019-07-24

TV Station Owners Settle Justice Department Antitrust Allegations A group of five television station owners agreed to settle Justice Department charges that they used third-party firms to illegally coordinate on sales of local advertising spots....
07:34, 2019-06-18

US energy department rebrands fossil fuels as 'molecules of freedom' Press release from department said increasing export capacity is ‘critical to spreading freedom gas throughout the world’ America is the land of freedom, as any politician will be happy to tell you. What you don’t hear quite so often is that the stuff under the land is also apparently made of freedo...
01:17, 2019-05-30

Saks Fifth Avenue to create huge men’s luxury-shoe department Men are shelling out increasingly big bucks for their shoes — and Saks Fifth Avenue is gearing up to chase them. The luxury retailer on Monday revealed plans to open an 8,000-square-foot shoe department at its Fifth Avenue flagship on Wednesday — hawking everything from $65 Pumas to an $11,000 pair ...
23:51, 2019-07-15

Huawei files lawsuit against U.S. Commerce Department over seized equipment Huawei is suing the U.S. Commerce Department to challenge whether telecommunications equipment sent from and to China is covered by regulations.Read More...
09:17, 2019-06-22

Department of Justice pushing T-Mobile to give more to Dish, sources say The DOJ is pushing on Deutsche Telekom to give more concessions to Dish to prop up the company as a stronger fourth competitor in the U.S. wireless market....
04:17, 2019-07-03

Fire department tops German survey; football and cigarettes lag Thousands of Germans have ranked the fire department as the institution which contributes the most to the public good. The Catholic Church, banks, football organizations and Marlboro cigarettes did not do so well....
06:34, 2019-05-22

State Department's policy planning chief 'fired': sources The head of policy planning at the State Department, Kiron Skinner, was fired on Thursday after nearly a year in the job, according to two sources familiar with the decision....
20:34, 2019-08-02

Justice Department stands by Mnuchin withholding Trump’s tax returns The department argues there was a plan to make the president’s tax returns public, which means the request was not to carry out a legitimate legislative function....
03:34, 2019-06-15

Department of Justice prepares Google antitrust investigation, report says The Justice Department is reportedly preparing an antitrust investigation into Google over its internal practices and search rankings.        ...
05:00, 2019-06-04

Check the State Department's Travel Advisories Before Planning a Trip Planning a solo trip this summer? Before you go it alone, do your homework and research all you can for your own safety. Recently, and just in time for the busy summer travel season, the U.S. State Department updated a number of its travel advisories on its website....
21:34, 2019-06-06

U.S. justice department to open new antitrust review of big tech companies: WSJ The U.S. Justice Department is opening a broad antitrust review into whether dominant technology firms are unlawfully stifling competition, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing department officials....
01:34, 2019-07-24

U.S. Justice Department tells Mueller to limit congressional testimony The U.S. Justice Department told former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Monday he should limit his testimony before Congress this week to discussing his public report on the Russia probe....
01:34, 2019-07-23

The State Department Is Proposing a $2 Billion Sale of Arms to Taiwan (WASHINGTON) — The State Department is proposing the sale of $2.2 billion in arms to Taiwan, including 108 Abrams tanks and 250 Stinger surface-to-air missiles, sidestepping protests from China. The tanks represent a significant upgrade to Taiwan’s aging armored battle fleet. Congress ha...
05:51, 2019-07-09

Nadler strikes deal with Justice Department for Mueller documents House judiciary committee chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler said Monday he reached a deal with the Justice Department to get key evidence from the Mueller investigation....
03:34, 2019-06-11

FCC blames Commerce Department for 5G weather scare, spectrum delays A dispute between the FCC and Department of Commerce is threatening to delay 5G deployments and create unfounded scares about the technology, Ajit Pai says.Read More...
23:51, 2019-06-13

Department of Homeland Security members visit Southwest border BISBEE, Ariz. – A roundtable discussion was this week, bringing together law enforcement representatives from various national organization to get an overview of different challenges and issues faced by border sheriffs. The Department of Homeland Security Southwest Border Visit and Tour started Sund...
02:51, 2019-06-05

US Justice Department launches new, sweeping tech antitrust probe Amid multiple other antitrust investigations into the US tech industry, the DOJ will now review the competitive landscape of search, social media and retail services online....
03:51, 2019-07-24

Nation’s Treasury Department Is Said to Be a Bastion of White, Male Privilege The Trump administration is well known to be well stocked in rich, white males, but it turns out the Treasury Department, headed by Steve Mnucin, himself a rich, white male, may be the richest, whitest and most male of them all....
09:17, 2019-06-12

U.S. Justice Department may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger: source The U.S. Justice Department has told T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp to wrap up a deal by the end of next week to sell assets that are to be divested as a condition of their proposed merger or face a lawsuit aimed at stopping the transaction, a source familiar with the deal said on Thursday....
22:34, 2019-07-18

Monsoon To Be Below Normal Over North, South India: Weather Department The overall monsoon across the country is "most likely" to be normal this season but it will be below normal over north and south India, the India Meteorological Department said in its forecast......
21:17, 2019-05-31

Justice Department to review 1941 ASCAP, BMI consent decrees The U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday it would review two consent decrees reached with music licensing groups ASCAP and BMI in 1941, a decision that could upend the business of licensing music to online companies, movie companies, commercials, bars and restaurants....
23:51, 2019-06-05

U.S. Justice Department trying to quash Mueller team testimony: report The Justice Department is trying to prevent two former members of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team from testifying behind closed doors as Mueller prepares for a public appearance before lawmakers next week, the New York Times reported on Wednesday....
17:51, 2019-07-10

State Department suspends employee with white nationalist links The U.S. State Department has suspended a foreign affairs official assigned to its energy bureau, a department source said on Thursday, a day after his links to a white nationalist group were revealed....
05:00, 2019-08-09

Justice Department launches sweeping review of competition in tech The US is intensifying its already stepped-up scrutiny of the tech industry. The Department of Justice is launching a comprehensive antitrust review of "market-leading online platforms" to see if they're abusing their leading positions. There's no......
02:34, 2019-07-24

Arizona Department of Public Safety celebrates 50-year anniversary TUCSON – From stopping bad drivers to locating lost people, Arizona Department of Public Safety has been keeping Arizona safe for five decades. In celebration of their 50-year anniversary, the department held several special events across the state, including hosting the grand opening of the H...
04:17, 2019-07-02

Department of Labor proposes expanding ‘religious exemption’ in hiring WASHINGTON DC (NBC NEWS) – The Trump administration Wednesday unveiled a proposed rule that would greatly expand the exemption that allows religious entities to ignore anti-discrimination laws by broadening the definition to include federal contractors that declare themselves to be religious. ...
05:34, 2019-08-17

U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday....
00:00, 2019-07-09

Justice Department opens antitrust review of big US tech companies The Department of Justice is opening a sweeping antitrust review into online platforms, potentially threatening some of Silicon Valley's most powerful companies....
03:34, 2019-07-24

Justice Department may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger: CNBC The U.S. Justice Department would sue to block the merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp if the parties do not settle next week, CNBC reported on Thursday, citing sources....
17:51, 2019-07-18

Justice Department trying to quash Mueller team testimony: report The Justice Department is trying to prevent two former members of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team from testifying behind closed doors as Mueller prepares to make a public appearance before lawmakers next week, the New York Times reported on Wednesday....
16:00, 2019-07-10

U.S. Justice Department to review 1941 ASCAP, BMI consent decrees The U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday it would review two consent decrees reached with music licensing groups ASCAP and BMI in 1941, a decision that could upend the business of licensing music to online companies, movie companies, commercials, bars and restaurants....
02:01, 2019-06-06

The Justice Department is preparing a potential antitrust investigation of Google The Justice Department has taken early steps toward opening a federal antitrust investigation into Google, according to three people familiar with the matter....
05:51, 2019-06-01

United States Has No Plans To Cap H-1B Work Visas: State Department There is no country-specific limit on the 85,000 H-1B work visas the United States issues every year, and an estimated 70 per centof them go to Indians....
10:17, 2019-06-21

U.S. Justice Department opens antitrust review of tech companies The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it was opening an antitrust investigation of major digital tech firms and whether they engage in anticompetitive practices....
00:17, 2019-07-24

Every cop in this Alaskan police department has a domestic violence record: report Every cop in one Alaska city has a domestic violence record — including the chief, a shocking new investigation into lax hiring standards at police departments throughout the state has revealed. Understaffed, low-paying departments across the state are so desperate for new recruits that dozens...
02:00, 2019-07-19

Big Tech Faces Broad US Justice Department Antitrust Probe The US Justice Department said on Tuesday it was opening a broad investigation of major digital technology firms into whether they engage in anticompetitive practices....
10:17, 2019-07-24

US State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan China's Foreign Ministry said last month when the possible sale was first reported that it was seriously concerned about U.S. arms sales to self-ruled Taiwan....
10:51, 2019-07-09

U.S. justice department to open new antitrust review of big tech companies - WSJ The U.S. Justice Department is opening a broad antitrust review into whether dominant technology firms are unlawfully stifling competition, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing department officials....
00:17, 2019-07-24

NYC fire department loses hard drive with over 10,000 medical records Data breaches normally entail online intrusions these days, but New York City's fire department is dealing with a classic problem: the physical storage is simply gone. FDNY has warned that an employee's personal hard drive went missing last March, p......
10:00, 2019-08-12

Florida State Is Privatizing Its Athletic Department To Shield Itself From Scrutiny Florida State University’s Board of Trustees voted Friday to establish a new organization that’ll run the school’s athletic department: The Florida State University Athletics Association. According to the Orlando Sentinel, FSU boasted that the new organization would “streamline the relationship” bet...
20:34, 2019-06-10

U.S. Justice Department prepares anti-trust investigation of Google -WSJ The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an anti-trust investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing sources....
02:51, 2019-06-01

Bronx middle school teacher allegedly raped 13-year-old student A Bronx middle school teacher is accused of raping a 13-year-old student four times and attempting suicide by downing over-the-counter medication while the cops were looking for him, sources told The Post. Jonathan Pol, 28, a teacher at the Mott Hall Community School, allegedly met the young studen...
20:00, 2019-05-29

How Amir Khan plans to lure Manny Pacquiao to the Middle East After easily disposing of Billy Dib, Amir Khan reveals that Pacquiao has received an offer 'too good to turn down.' Declan Taylor reports from Saudi Arabia The post How Amir Khan plans to lure Manny Pacquiao to the Middle East appeared first on Boxing News....
18:51, 2019-07-15

Oil edges higher on US inventory decline, escalating Middle East tensions Oil prices edged higher on Wednesday, extending gains as rising tensions with Iran fueled concerns about supply disruptions and as U.S. inventory data showed a much bigger than expected drop in crude stockpiles....
10:51, 2019-07-24

US to deploy 1,000 more troops to Middle East after alleged Iran tanker attacks The United States will deploy an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East in response to the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that the US blames on Iran. In a statement Monday, Acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said the troops were being deployed for “defensive purposes to a...
05:34, 2019-06-18

Oil prices jump as downed U.S. drone stokes Middle East tensions Oil prices climbed around 3% on Thursday amid escalating tensions in the Middle East as a U.S. official said one of the country's military drones was shot down by an Iranian missile....
10:34, 2019-06-20

Good Boys' Molly Gordon reminisces about her middle school shenanigans Molly Gordon is having a bit of a moment. The actress popped up in the excellent Booksmart earlier this summer, and now she’s playing the teen tormenter of three more-innocent-than-thou middle schoolers in the new Good Boys. The A.V. Club talked to her about that experience, as well as what her own ...
08:00, 2019-08-17

Energy Secretary Rick Perry to travel to Middle East next week Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will travel to Israel and Egypt next week to hold meetings about regional energy and cybersecurity issues, according to an Energy Department official....
02:51, 2019-07-17

Online dating is hell on earth for middle-aged and senior singles Long Island grandma Maria Rodriguez had just had the worst blind date of her life. “He was all over me — no respect,” Rodriguez, 54, tells The Post. The county social services worker, who divorced in 2018 after a 29-year marriage, had been set up with a friend of a friend, and was shocked by......
02:00, 2019-07-25

Bronx middle school teacher charged with raping 13-year-old student A Bronx middle school teacher who allegedly forced himself on a 13-year-old student has been charged with rape, police said Thursday. Jonathan Pol, 28, a teacher at the Mott Hall Community School, was arrested at 3:15 p.m. Wednesday at a Jacobi Hospital, where he had been committed after attempting ...
18:34, 2019-05-30

Pentagon to present plans to send 10,000 more troops to Middle East, officials say Plans aim to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats as tensions between the countries continue to simmerThe Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats, US ...
07:00, 2019-05-23

Tiger Woods falls apart in middle of his round, finishes with 7-over 78 at British Open Tiger Woods’ quest for 16th major championship victory got off to a rough start at the British Open. Woods finished the first round with a 7-over 78.        ...
00:17, 2019-07-19

REFILE-Taiwan's CPC sees little impact after tanker attacked in Middle East Taiwan's state oil refiner CPC Corp said on Friday it was still assessing the damage to a tanker it had charted to carry fuel from the Middle East that was suspected to have been attacked, while the company expected little impact to its supplies....
13:34, 2019-06-14

Nancy Pelosi, Trying to Walk a Middle Path, Accuses Trump of a ‘Cover-Up’ Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s accusation was intended to slow the building momentum toward opening an impeachment inquiry among Democrats, but it set off the president....
20:00, 2019-05-22

Physical un-fitness linked with depression, anxiety in middle-aged women (Reuters Health) - Mid-life women with weak upper and lower body fitness may be more prone to depression and anxiety, a study from Singapore suggests....
02:34, 2019-06-19

Mystery at Tour de France as Rohan Dennis vanishes in middle of race BAGNERES-DE-BIGORRE, France — In 116 years of racing at the Tour de France, riders have done all sorts of bizarre things, from jumping on trains to fighting with fans at mountain stops. Rarely have they just vanished in the middle of a stage like Rohan Dennis did on Thursday during the first Pyrenea...
20:34, 2019-07-19

Stocks Slip as Middle East Tensions Boost Haven Assets Global stocks fell and investors rushed into bonds, gold and other haven assets as rising tensions in the Middle East added to concerns over growth and trade....
15:17, 2019-06-14

Trump doubts he needs to send more U.S. troops to Middle East to counter Iran U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he doubted that the United States needs to send more U.S. troops to the Middle East to counter Iran as he prepared to meet Pentagon officials to discuss it later in the day....
23:34, 2019-05-23

Python Pops Out Of Pool Table In Middle Of Game, Shocks Players A group of friends enjoying a round of pool were recently left shocked by an unwanted player - a python. The carpet python made a surprise appearance by popping out of a corner pocket of the table in......
02:34, 2019-08-01

Dogs stuck in the middle of the canine social ladder show more aggression For dogs stuck on the middle rungs of their social ladder, life is especially tough. Dogs in the middle of the pack -- not top dog, not the runt -- tend to behave more aggressively toward one another....
03:00, 2019-07-04

Rachel Dolezal reveals that she's bisexual in the middle of Pride Month Rachel Dolezal, the woman who "self identifies" as black and stepped down from a senior NAACP post in 2015, says on social media that she's bisexual.        ...
04:34, 2019-06-18

Automation Anywhere sees growing demand for digital workforce in Middle East The uptake of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) or bots by businesses in the Middle East has been slow but they are on the path to make large-scale deployments, an industry expert said.Bot is a piece of software with artificial intelligence (AI) tools which mimics human action and can automate high-v...
01:00, 2019-07-17

China’s Vivo is eyeing smartphone users in Africa and the Middle East Africa’s mobile phone industry has in recent times been dominated by Transsion, a Shenzhen-based company that is little known outside the African continent and is gearing up for an initial public offering in China. Now, its Chinese peer Vivo is following its shadow to this burgeoning part of t...
21:00, 2019-07-31

Raytheon nabs $110M contract for cybersecurity for Middle Eastern country Raytheon Co. announced a $110 million contract on Monday to develop and deploy cybersecurity equipment for an unnamed country in the Middle East North Africa region....
01:51, 2019-07-17

U.S. deploys 1,500 troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States announced on Friday the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of direct responsibility for this month's tanker attacks....
21:34, 2019-05-24

Trump's Middle East envoy faces resistance at U.N. Security Council A plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians cannot rely on global consensus, inconclusive international law and "unclear" United Nations resolutions, U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East envoy told the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday, sparking pushback from several countries....
00:51, 2019-07-24

Woman gives birth on Middle East Airlines flight with help from plane’s crew A Middle East Airlines-Air Liban passenger recently gave birth during a flight traveling between Qatar and Lebanon, safely delivering a baby daughter with the help of cabin crew....
20:17, 2019-07-31

US to send 1,000 more troops to Middle East, citing 'hostile behavior' by Iran Tensions between countries on the rise after Washington blamed Tehran for attacks on oil tankersThe US is sending an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East in response to “hostile behavior by Iranian forces and their proxy groups”, Patrick Shanahan, the acting defence secretary, announced on Mon...
06:34, 2019-06-18

Bernie Sanders refuses to apologize for not supporting wars in Middle East Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Friday he’d never apologize for refusing to support wars in the Middle East, saying that he was right about past wars going back to Vietnam and would continue to oppose war with Iran. The Vermont senator tweeted that he would “apologize to no one...
23:34, 2019-05-24

U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of direct responsibility for this month's tanker attacks....
00:34, 2019-05-25

Euromoney Middle East Awards for Excellence 2019 winners revealed Arab Bank named Middle East’s best bank in Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2019; EFG Hermes scoops regional investment banking award; Accad recognised for outstanding contribution to finance....
03:51, 2019-06-28

The west turns a blind eye to Middle Eastern violence at its own peril | Dr Amr Darrag In failing to hold Egypt and Saudi Arabia to account over the deaths of Giulio Regeni and Jamal Khashoggi, the west is making a rod for its own backThe parents of Giulio Regeni, the Italian doctoral student murdered in Cairo three years ago, last week wrote an emotionally charged letter to Abdel Fat...
13:34, 2019-05-25

NYT's book on 'Trump's assault on immigration,' Kushner in the Middle East, D-Day dogs Surprise! Not. The New York Times' White House crew are going after President Trump’s immigration policy. In a Facebook brag, they announced the submission to Simon & Schuster of a new book titled, Border Wars: Inside Trump's Assault on Immigration Hardcover....
03:17, 2019-07-16

Etisalat aims to stay ahead of its Middle East peers in 5G race UAE-based telecom operator Etisalat is investing more than AED 4b in rolling out 5G network base stations this year in a bid to stay ahead of its Middle East peers.Etisalat, which operates in 16 markets across the Middle East, Asia and Africa, is the first in the region to offer 5G commercially....
15:51, 2019-07-10

US Troops In Middle East Boost "Threat To International Peace": Iran Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Saturday a US decision to deploy 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East is a "threat to international peace," state media reported....
18:17, 2019-05-25

U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Friday amid heightened tensions with Iran. Trump said the troops would have a “mostly protective” role as part of a build-up that began this mo...
19:00, 2019-05-25

Colombia leader hits out at 'hypocrisy' of middle-class cocaine users Iván Duque decries social acceptability of drug that inflicts environmental and social damage on producersMiddle-class cocaine users are inconsistent hypocrites if they fail to recognise the environmental and social damage their drug use is inflicting on producer countries, the Colombian president h...
23:34, 2019-06-17

US Deploys More Troops To Middle East, Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of......
03:34, 2019-05-25

U.S. to deploy 1,000 additional troops to Middle East as tension with Iran escalates Fears of a confrontation between Iran and the United States have mounted since last Thursday when two oil tankers were attacked, more than a year after President Donald Trump announced Washington was withdrawing from a 2015 nuclear deal....
01:34, 2019-06-18

Trump sends 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions U.S. officials say the Trump administration has notified Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with Iran....
20:17, 2019-05-24

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran President Trump announced Friday that about 1,500 additional US troops will be deployed to the Middle East — mostly in a protective role — amid escalating tensions with Iran. “We’re going to be sending a relatively small number of troops, mostly protective. It’ll be about 1,500 peo...
23:34, 2019-05-24

U.S. Senator Graham: attacks on ships in Middle East coordinated by Iran Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said on Tuesday that top administration officials told senators in a briefing the recent attacks on shipping and a pipeline in the Middle East was directed by the Iranian government and the ayatollah....
02:17, 2019-05-22

Facebook Scrambles for a Middle Ground on Misleading Video of Nancy Pelosi Nancy Pelosi, the 79-year-old speaker of the House of Representatives, has been a frequent target for President Donald Trump and his political allies. This week, she became the subject of an unusual viral video intentionally slowed down to create the impression of slurred speech, which proliferated ...
05:34, 2019-05-25

Mahmoud Abbas blows his chance at achieving peace in the Middle East JERUSALEM — The contrast is striking. President Trump, after threatening to obliterate North Korea, develops a “friendship” with Kim Jong Un, exchanges warm personal letters and makes history by stepping inside North Korea. Meanwhile, Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas refuses even to talk with the Tr...
06:34, 2019-07-03

Oil prices rise after tanker attacks stoke Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Monday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take all actions necessary to guarantee safe navigation in the Middle East, as tensions mounted following attacks on tankers last week....
08:17, 2019-06-17

A teenager stabbed his middle school principal at graduation rehearsal, police say The principal of a New Jersey middle school was leading a graduation rehearsal Friday when student stabbed him in the chest multiple times, police said....
02:00, 2019-06-16

Trump Middle East Peace Plan Calls for $50 Billion in Investment The Trump administration’s Middle East peace plan would marshal $50 billion in investments over 10 years for the Palestinian territories and some neighbors. The blueprint makes no mention of some of the most difficult issues of the conflict....
16:17, 2019-06-23

'Uncertainty is our middle name': Egyptian billionaire Nassef Sawiris isn't worried about trade war "I think the world can live with some trade friction, it's not the end of the world," Nassef Sawiris, the billionaire CEO of OCI N.V, told CNBC in Abu Dhabi....
14:51, 2019-06-18

Stocks end the week lower amid rising tensions in the Middle East AP Photo/Richard Drew US stocks finished the week lower amid rising tensions in the Middle East as Iran reportedly seized two British tankers. That took some of the luster away from Microsoft's strong earnings report, which sent the company's shares to an intraday record high. Visit the Markets Ins...
03:51, 2019-07-20

Jared Kushner Visits Middle East To Press US Peace Plan US President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner is visiting the Middle East, the White House said Tuesday, signaling a fresh push on a long promised but yet to be delivered peace plan for the......
04:34, 2019-05-29

US briefing: 1,000 US troops to Middle East, Facebook crypto and Morsi death Tuesday’s top story: US sends additional troops to Middle East after ‘hostile behavior by Iranian forces and their proxy groups’. Plus, Facebook launches its own cryptocurrency amid privacy fearsSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Mattha Busby with today’s essent...
12:34, 2019-06-18

Warren dodges over whether she would raise taxes on middle class to fund 'Medicare for all' Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren ducked a question during the second round of debates Tuesday about whether she would raise taxes on the middle class to fund "Medicare for all."...
18:00, 2019-07-31

Glitch Reveals Popular Young Streamer Is A Middle-Aged Woman Qiaobiluo Dianxia, also known as “Your Highness Qiaobiluo,” was racking up followers and donations on DouYu, a Chinese live-streaming platform. The photos she uploaded and the short clips she posted showed a young woman, leading her growing number of fans to think this was her. It was not....
19:34, 2019-07-31

The U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Friday amid heightened tensions with Iran. Trump said the troops would have a “mostly protective” role. He spoke to reporters on the White Hous...
18:51, 2019-05-24

India's Coffee King Struggled to Flourish Off an Elusive Middle Class The apparent suicide of V.G. Siddhartha, the entrepreneur behind India’s Cafe Coffee Day, was a reminder of the difficulties for companies counting on the country’s consumers...
18:34, 2019-08-02

Brooklyn grocery store raided by NYC Sheriff’s officers Where there’s smoke… A raid on a Brooklyn grocery store Wednesday turned up a massive trove of untaxed cigarettes, snuff and liquor — valued at more than half a million dollars, the NYC Sheriff’s Office said. Deputies grabbed more than 5,000 cartons of cigarettes, enough boxe...
05:34, 2019-08-15

Bodega worker fatally stabbed after confrontation outside store An upper Manhattan bodega worker was fatally stabbed following a confrontation outside the store Wednesday night, police said. The 28-year-old man was stabbed in the chest during an argument with a group of people gathered outside of Dyckman Kwik Stop in Inwood about 8 p.m., police said. Before the ...
10:34, 2019-06-20

Sammy Shore, Comedy Store co-founder, dead at 92 Comedian, Friars Club member and animal advocate Sammy Shore has died of natural causes in Las Vegas, a post on The Comedy Store's Facebook page said Saturday. He was 92. ...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Hamptonites rejoice for new Round Swamp Farm store For some Hamptonites, this is the most exciting thing to happen in Montauk since word that the Surf Lodge spent $1.4 million on new toilets — Round Swamp Farm is opening a third outpost. The cute, rustic, family-owned and -operated market, which serves the 1 percent of the 1 Percent, ​will open in M...
05:17, 2019-06-03

Microsoft Opens First European Store in London's West End Microsoft will open its first European retail store in London on Thursday, showcasing technology ranging from Xbox games and Surface tablets to augmented reality and LinkedIn masterclasses....
15:34, 2019-07-11

How to Make Store-Bought Barbecue Sauce Taste Better Barbecue sauce is such a polarizing condiment. Just as with the act of barbecuing, variations in style across the country can lead to heated arguments, scathing polemics, and outright ad hominem attacks. But—similar to pizza—I don’t really have any loyalty to one style or another. I like it all. One...
02:17, 2019-07-03

Microsoft to open first European store in central London Firm shows commitment to UK with shop, which features a gaming lounge and AR devicesMicrosoft is opening its first European store on Oxford Street, in London, featuring a McLaren Senna car customised as an Xbox driving simulator, a gaming lounge and a community education centre where children can le...
18:34, 2019-07-10

Britain's Tesco says no timetable for 'finest' store launch Tesco, Britain's biggest retailer, said it is considering trialing an upmarket convenience store under the 'Tesco finest' banner but has not disclosed when a pilot would start....
13:34, 2019-06-19

You’ll never want to be near a fireworks store again after watching the insane fire in this video Hopefully, the fireworks displays you all beheld on Thursday as you celebrated the Fourth of July with family and friends were dazzling, firey and exciting displays of color that filled the night sky — displays that were also hopefully planned and very much controlled. Unlike a makeshift firew...
21:00, 2019-07-05

Top dog: Shares of online pet store Chewy soar in debut NEW YORK (AP) — It’s raining cats and dogs on Wall Street. Chewy, the online seller of pet food and squeaky toys, went public Friday and its shares soared 71%. The stock’s rise values the 8-year-old company at $15 billion. Demand for the initial public offering has been high. Chewy raise...
19:34, 2019-06-14

Apple's new App Store policies push developers to use its sign-in At WWDC Apple continued to position itself as separate from tech rivals like Google and Facebook on the issue of privacy, unveiling a new "Sign-in with Apple" feature that hides your identity even from developers. So, given the value of collecting in......
20:51, 2019-06-04

Walmart says Mexico same-store sales rise 4.7% in June Walmart de Mexico, Mexico's biggest retailer, said on Thursday that sales at stores open more than a year in Mexico rose 4.7% in June compared to the same month last year....
00:34, 2019-07-05

Huawei has built a Play Store alternative, but it could be useless The Google Play StoreThe announcement this past weekend that Google would be cutting all ties with Huawei undoubtedly came as a massive blow. But over the past few months, the smartphone giant has been preparing for this situation. And according to Bloomberg, the company’s own Play Store rival is a ...
18:51, 2019-05-21

"Will Shoot In Your Face": Cops After 4-Year-Old Took Doll From Store An Arizona couple is suing the city of Phoenix and its police department for $10 million after a video captured officers drawing their weapons and threatening to shoot the family of four....
07:17, 2019-06-16

Lithia adds first Jaguar Land Rover store The dealership group said it acquired Jaguar and Land Rover in Mission Viejo, Calif., making it the first Jaguar Land Rover location under its umbrella....
00:17, 2019-07-04

We could store data inside the molecules that power our metabolism The small molecules we use during metabolism form the basis of a new way to store digital information – and it could be more stable than electronic memory...
22:17, 2019-07-03

Fire crews dodge SC fireworks store explosions Firefighters had to dodge exploding rockets to douse a spectacular fire that destroyed containers of fireworks stored for sale in Fort Mill, S.C. on the Fourth of July. (July 4)        ...
21:00, 2019-07-04

Google has removed 7 ‘stalkerware’ apps from its Play Store For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. Google has pulled seven tracking apps from the Play Store after Avast, a cybersecurity company, found they allowed pe...
01:34, 2019-07-19

Google ditches Nest.com in favor of its online store Google hasn't been shy about phasing out what's left of Nest as an independent entity, and that now includes Nest's website. Droid-Life has noticed that Google has largely gutted Nest.com -- now, it just asks you to visit the Google Store if you're......
21:00, 2019-06-19

Walmart appoints new head for its startup incubator Store No. 8 Walmart Inc said on Monday it has hired Scott Eckert to run its investment arm and startup incubator, Store No. 8, whose aim is to expand the retailer's e-commerce business in partnership with retail startups, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs....
19:51, 2019-06-03

Apple reveals how often governments request App Store takedowns The latest transparency report from Cupertino comes with a couple of sections its previous ones didn't have -- ones that reveal how many takedown requests it received. Apparently, Apple received 80 App Store takedown requests for legal violations in......
11:51, 2019-07-03

Shenmue 3 will launch first on the Epic Games Store for Windows 10 PCs Shenmue 3, one of the most anticipated game franchise revivals of 2019, will launch first on Windows 10 PCs through the Epic Games Store. Publisher Deep Silver revealed the news alongside Epic during the 2019 PC Gaming Show at E3.Creative head and game director at developer Ys Net Yu Suzuki came on ...
22:17, 2019-06-10

Ikea plans to open first Mexico store in 2020 IKEA, the world's largest furniture seller, will open its first store in Mexico next year and plans to launch other stores around the country, the company said on Wednesday, as it expands in Latin America to counter growing competition in its core U.S. and European markets....
05:17, 2019-05-23

Epic Games Store update brings new features The Epic Games Store has rolled out a new update which introduces a few new features, including that long-awaited cloud save support. Epic Games Store users have been noticing for a while now that cloud saving has been in testing and, in a blog post, Epic confirmed that 17 games on the store no...
14:00, 2019-08-17

Exclusive: IKEA to revamp app as store strategy shifts IKEA is launching a new app to allow customers to shop remotely for products they can visualize in the context of their own homes, lessening the need for them to travel to its vast network of self-service, out-of-town stores....
17:34, 2019-05-27

Ford government to terminate contract with The Beer Store The previous Liberal government signed a 10-year deal with the brewers that permitted an expansion of beer and wine sales to hundreds of grocery stores....
20:17, 2019-05-27

Microsoft's first UK store opens in London on July 11th It's been several years in the making, but Microsoft has finally announced an opening date for its flagship store in London. Its first physical retail premises in the UK will open to the general public on July 11th in Oxford Circus, covering 21,932 s......
14:00, 2019-05-30

Chipotle beats quarterly same-store sales estimates Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly same-store sales on Tuesday, as the fast-casual chain's aggressive investments in delivery and advertising lifted sales of its burritos and tacos....
00:17, 2019-07-24

Google won't allow marijuana delivery apps in the Play Store Google updated its Play Store policy today to prohibit apps that early directly sell or help facilitate the sale of marijuana, even in states where the drug is legal. Apps that offer features such as weed delivery are now at risk of being removed fro......
04:17, 2019-05-30

Store Your Toddler's Peg Puzzles in Clear Poly Envelopes To prevent future toddler agony, do not let them lose their puzzle pieces. That’s easier said than done—how are you even supposed to store those clunky things with multiple loose parts? You can buy a wire puzzle rack, which may be a good option if you have about a dozen puzzles, but if you only own ...
18:51, 2019-05-28

CVS slows store expansion plans, cuts pace by a third CVS Health will open about about one-third of the stores it usually opens this year and even fewer next year, the company's head of retail said Wednesday....
16:17, 2019-08-07

Walmart uses virtual reality to test new store managers Virtual reality headsets are being used to test Walmart employee knowledge and leadership skills when hiring new managers.       ...
13:51, 2019-07-08

Man Arrested For Licking Ice Cream In A Store For "Copycat" Video A run of copycats have recorded themselves licking Blue Bell ice cream in stores after a Texas juvenile's June video led to a police investigation - and 13 million views on one video posted to......
07:17, 2019-07-09

‘Uber of Weed’ wants to raise $100M despite app store bans Snoop Dogg-backed cannabis company Eaze is raising a new round of financing that’s expected to value it at $800 million — despite Google trying to kill the vibe on Wednesday, sources told The Post. The San Francisco company is seeking $100 million in a fundraising bid that could value the pot delive...
11:51, 2019-05-30

Watch Daniel Radcliffe prank call a toy store for BBC One Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe seems like a good sort, so even when he’s drafted by crafty pranksters to make a crank call, you can tell he’s wracked with guilt. For BBC1's “Alphabeticall,” someone calls a poor, unsuspecting establishment and tries to ask questions that all begin with a diff...
03:34, 2019-08-10

Dozens Arrested at #JewsAgainstICE Protest at Amazon Store in NYC Jewish community groups protesting Amazon Web Service’s (AWS) cloud computing contracts with and other technical support for Immigration and Customs Enforcement say that dozens of their members were arrested at an Amazon Books store in Manhattan on Sunday.Read more......
04:34, 2019-08-12

Google pulls stalking apps from the Play Store It's one thing to voluntarily share your phone activities with friends and family, but some app developers have been encouraging far more sinister uses. Google has pulled multiple people-tracking Android apps from the Play Store after Avast discovere......
02:34, 2019-07-18

Domino's shares slide as same-store sales disappoint Domino's Pizza Inc reported its slowest U.S. same-store sales growth in at least three years in the second quarter, driving shares lower and raising doubts about its strategy for fighting off competition from delivery apps....
17:00, 2019-07-16

Office sidesteps CVA as dozens of store closures loom The shoe retailer Office is plotting the closure of up to half its UK stores as it becomes the latest chain to confront the impact of brutal high street trading....
21:17, 2019-08-09

Where’s the cheapest place to store 500GB of data online? Reeling from a Dropbox price hike, Kate wants somewhere cheaper to store her 500GB of photos and filesI’ve just received notification that my Dropbox account is going up in price to more than £90 a year. I like Dropbox’s interface and ease of use from the mobile app, but £90 seems steep for what I r...
16:51, 2019-06-20

Michigan woman wins $1 million thanks to some help from store clerk A Michigan woman said she owes her $1 million Powerball jackpot to a lucky tip from a store clerk -- and an important reminder from the same clerk when the left her tickets behind....
04:17, 2019-06-28

Walmart says Mexico same-store sales rise 2.2% in July Walmart de Mexico, Mexico's biggest retailer, said on Tuesday that sales at stores open for more than a year in Mexico rose by 2.2% in July compared to the same month last year....
03:51, 2019-08-07

Abercrombie Shares Slide Near 24% as Same-Store Sales Sputter Shares of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. fell nearly 24% Wednesday morning after the retailer posted same-store sales growth for the latest quarter and guidance for the current quarter that were lower than expected....
17:34, 2019-05-29

Kroger same-store sales miss in U.S. grocery struggle Kroger Co fell short of Wall Street estimates for quarterly same store sales on Thursday as fierce competition from Walmart Inc and Amazon.com Inc worked against the billions the supermarket chain has spent improving stores and its online offering....
18:17, 2019-06-20

HTC Viveport store will support Windows MR headsets on June 5th HTC is continuing to widen access to its Viveport VR store. As of June 5th, all Windows Mixed Reality headsets will have access to Viveport, including its Viveport Infinity subscription service. Only about 200 of the 600 Infinity titles will work w......
17:34, 2019-05-29

Google adds 'Welcome Offers' to its store and restaurant listings Last year, Google allowed you to "follow" your favorite stores and restaurants so you would always get updates on the latest events, products or offers from that business (you'll see these updates in the For You tab in Maps). Now, in an effort to enc......
18:17, 2019-06-20

Apple defends App Store amid mounting criticism Apple Inc on Wednesday publicly defended its App Store from mounting criticism over its treatment of rivals in a new blog post detailing its functions and guidelines....
01:17, 2019-05-30

4 gunmen on run, one dead, after Washington-area gun store break-in Four gunmen were on the run in a suburban Washington, D.C., neighborhood Thursday after they smashing into gun shop with their car, stealing weapons.        ...
18:34, 2019-06-13

US Writer Says Trump Allegedly Raped Her At A Store In Mid-1990s An advice columnist for Elle fashion magazine said in an account published Friday that Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in the dressing room of a New York department store more than two decades......
11:51, 2019-06-22

State Department finds 30 security incidents regarding handling of Hillary’s emails The State Department said in a letter on Monday that they’ve identified 30 security incidents regarding the handling of Hillary Clinton’s emails, a report said. The letter, sent from an assistant secretary at the department to Sen. Chuck Grassley, said 23 “violations” and seven “in...
17:34, 2019-06-18

Monsoon Rains To Make Up For Early Shortfall: Weather Department Chief The slow progress of the June-to-September monsoon season had led to fears of widespread drought, and has curbed the sowing of several summer-planted crops....
18:34, 2019-07-31

The 117-year rise and fall of JCPenney, one of America's largest department stores (JCP) Flickr/Mike Mozart JCPenney is one of the largest department stores in the country, with more than 800 brick-and-mortar locations. After nearly 120 years in business, JCPenney may not recover from years of consistently slumping sales and poor performance, analysts say. The retailer recently reporte...
02:17, 2019-06-04

Delhi, Haryana Likely To Receive Heavy Rainfall Today: Weather Department The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday said heavy rainfall is likely to lash Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and West Uttar Pradesh today....
07:34, 2019-07-25

Justice Department probing Deutsche Bank’s dealings with Malaysia’s 1MDB The US Justice Department is investigating whether Deutsche Bank violated foreign corruption or anti-money-laundering laws in its work for state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), the Wall Street Journal said on Wednesday. The news comes after the bank announced plans to scrap its global equi...
16:17, 2019-07-11

State Department says senior UN official’s visit to China 'highly inappropriate' The State Department criticized an upcoming visit of the UN’s counter-terrorism Czar to China as, “Highly inappropriate,” after it was revealed the official was going to a province that has witnessed persecution of ethnic Muslims for their religious beliefs by the Chinese government....
00:01, 2019-06-16

Education group urges U.S. Justice Department to block textbook merger An education group seeking to increase access to college textbooks and research materials on Wednesday asked the U.S. government to block the proposed merger of textbook publishers McGraw-Hill Education Inc and Cengage Learning Holdings II Inc....
19:34, 2019-08-14

J&K Bank Case: Income-Tax Department Initiates Probe, Conducts Raids Within days of anti-corruption bureau action against J&K Bank, the Income-Tax Department Tuesday initiated probe into the alleged irregularities and conducted searches at 10 premises on a business......
12:17, 2019-06-11

Number of flights taken by officials from department tackling climate crisis soars Number of flights taken by BEIS staff rises to 4,500 from 2,700 in previous year despite carbon footprintThe Whitehall officials responsible for tackling the climate crisis dramatically increased their domestic flights last year despite the huge carbon footprint associated with aviation.Officials fr...
16:34, 2019-08-17

Fire department helps send off fallen firefighter’s daughter on first day of kindergarten PHOENIX, Ariz. – In May, Phoenix firefighter Brian Beck Jr. passed away after a battle with occupational cancer. Today was Beck’s daughter’s first day of school and his fellow firefighters made sure she didn’t go through it alone. Today, his brother’s and sister’s...
15:34, 2019-08-10

Education Department Had Hand in College Chain’s Collapse, Documents Show A House committee has a trove of documents that show top Education Department officials trying to prop up a for-profit chain as it careened toward collapse....
12:51, 2019-07-23

U.S. Department of Justice shifting census-related cases to new team of lawyers A new team of Civil Division lawyers at the Department of Justice will take over handling 2020 census-related cases, a spokeswoman for the agency said on Sunday....
04:34, 2019-07-08

Senior U.S. lawmaker rejects Justice Department limits on Mueller testimony A day before Robert Mueller's eagerly anticipated congressional testimony, a senior Democratic U.S. lawmaker on Tuesday accused President Donald Trump's Justice Department of arrogance in instructing the former special counsel to limit the scope of his remarks and said it lacked the authority for su...
17:17, 2019-07-23

Trump’s Education Department resolves nearly twice as many civil rights complaints as Obama's The Department of Education on Wednesday released new data showing that it has resolved nearly twice as many civil rights complaints as the Obama administration, a direct rebuttal of complaints from liberal civil rights groups that it has turned a blind eye to the issue....
23:34, 2019-07-10

UPDATE 1-U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday, despite Chinese criticism of the deal....
01:51, 2019-07-09

Justice Department Opens Formal Review of Music-Licensing Rules The Justice Department opened a formal review of music-licensing rules that have been in place since 1941, a process that could shake up how businesses, broadcasters and digital streaming services secure rights from songwriters and publishers....
21:51, 2019-06-05

Andrew McCabe blames Trump for firing, sues Justice Department and FBI Former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe is suing the Justice Department and FBI over his firing last spring and accusing President Donald Trump of politically retaliating against him....
08:17, 2019-08-09

Energy Department Closes Office Working on Climate Change Abroad The elimination of the Office of International Climate and Technology is another sign of the Trump administration’s retreat on global warming policy....
18:00, 2019-05-21

Justice Department ready to stop the celebration at T-Mobile and Sprint headquarters This morning we told you that FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has recommended that his fellow Commissioners approve the T-Mobile-Sprint merger. With one other Commissioner stating that he would vote to allow the deal to go through, the odds of the merger closing were never better. Then along came the Departme...
18:51, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-U.S. Justice Department launches antitrust review of big tech firms The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it was opening an investigation of major digital tech firms on whether they engage in anticompetitive practices....
00:17, 2019-07-24

VA, Defense Department announce milestone in electronic health records storage The departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs announced the transfer of 78 billion health records for 23.5 million veterans this week, a milestone in modernization efforts....
08:00, 2019-08-01

U.S. State Department says concerned by reports of Chinese interference in South China Sea The U.S. State Department said on Saturday it is concerned by reports of China's interference with oil and gas activities in the South China Sea, including Vietnam's long-standing exploration and production activities....
19:34, 2019-07-20