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Circuit City to make comeback online next month

At the CES event, Circuit City is expected to announce its official launch concentrated on the retail verticals of e-commerce, mobile, technology, omni-chan...


After Trump Tax Cuts, Walmart Raises Wages, Gives Bonuses, Helps with Adoptions

And New York, Arizona, Colorado, Maine and OR will all reach that level next year, as efforts at the state level to boost livelihoods have gained steam. The str...


Mazda pick 'sweet home Alabama' over NC for $1.6B plant

But the automakers settled on Alabama following negotiations with local government. I am extremely proud that Huntsville was selected by Toyota and Mazda for ...


CDC reports widespread flu activity in 46 states

Pharmacies have been scrambling to restock their shelves with Tamiflu this flu-season. So far, 26 states are reporting high levels of outpatient visits for inf...


Packers name Browns' Mike Pettine to replace Dom Capers

One day after announcing a new general manager, the Packers have reportedly found their new defensive coordinator. Mike Pettine , now 51 years old, wasn't em...


Oil buoyed by drop in number of U.S. drilling rigs

OPEC appears determined to end the global supply glut with disciplined output quotas in 2018. "This is a little more confirmation of what speculators have bee...


Lawsuit Alleges Google Managers Booed White Men at Company Meetings

James Damore , the Google senior software engineer fired over his controversial 3,300 word essay on diversity, filed a lawsuit against his former employ...


JFK woes 'unacceptable — Airport agency head

The Port Authority blamed "cascading" issues that included the large numbers of holiday travellers, difficulties in baggage handling and staff shortages. ET, th...


Ford F-150 Diesel Revealed: 440 LB-FT Punch, 30 MPG Efficiency

Ford expects around 5 per cent of F-150 buyers will opt for the diesel, which costs $4,000 on the Lariat and Platinum versions or $3,000 on the King Ranch. WIth...


Man dead and woman injured after Stockholm metro station blast

He died after being taken to hospital and a 45-year-old woman also suffered minor wounds to her face and both legs. The man was taken the hospital but his inj...


Padmavati Now Padmavat, Cleared With 5 Changes Including A Song

After heated controversies before Gujarat elections, the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC ) has finally chose to give a go-ahead to Sanjay Leela Ba...


US Crude Oil Inventories Have Fallen ~10.6% in 2017

Eventually, I believe that we will go looking towards the $62.50 level, and if tensions in the middle east rise between Iran and Saudi Arabia, that could be ano...


South Korea Plans Measures To Curb Virtual Currency Speculation

After Japan, South Korea is the most dominant Asian country in cryptocurrency trading and accounts for more than a fifth of average global trading volumes. "Cry...


Blockbuster! Tiger Zinda Hai hits double century in its first week

The movie had hit the silverscreen last Friday. With a business of Rs 15.42 crore on Thursday, Tiger Zinda Hai's overall collection now stands at Rs 206.04 ...


Incredible period of special full moons begins New Year's Night

Lunar eclipses happen when the moon goes into the shadow of the Earth, and supermoons happen when the moon's perigee (its nearest way to the Earth in a single...


Tim Cook gets a 46 percent pay raise in 2017

In 2017, it was nearly identical, at $224,216, but included the addition of personal air travel expenses in the amount of $93,109. According to a new shareh...


3GPP Backs First 5G Standards

It means that the final design of the first tranche of 5G, Non-Standalone (NSA) 5G New Radio (NR), is now available to networks and manufacturers, who can start...


Saskatoon's Emily Clark makes Canada's Olympic women's hockey team

Current senior Emily Clark and former Badgers Meaghan Mickelson, Ann-Renee Desbiens, Sarah Nurse and Blair Turnbull were named to Team Canada's Winter Olympic...


Elon Musk is Serious About Sending His Tesla Roadster to Mars

The SpaceX monstrous new rocket has officially arrived at the Kennedy SpaceX Center ahead of it's debut test launch. "That seemed extremely boring", Musk wrote ...


State Dept: 8 Americans killed in Mexican tour bus crash

An ambulance sits parked next to an overturned bus in Mahahual, Quintana Roo state, Mexico, Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017. "The protection of US citizens overseas is o...


Salvation Army finds gold coin in St. Matthews Red Kettle

The combined gold was valued at more than $7,000 by Tulsa Gold & Silver, which matched all red kettle donations during the past two Saturdays with $25,000. The ...


Amazon acquires Blink, a smart home surveillance company

Blink first surfaced in 2014 with a Kickstarter campaign for a wire-free camera that raised more than $1 million. Blink is most well-known for its line of int...


Jewish Groups Condemn African National Congress' Downgrading Ties with Israel

The ANC further stated that it concurred "with the PLO leader, General Jibril Rajoub, who was at our conference where (he) explained that the downgrade of the S...


Tech companies admit to actively targeting younger workers for jobs

Facebook is now reviewing its ad targeting criteria after ProPublica found advertisers could exclude specific races from ad campaigns, including those for ho...


German union calls for Friday Ryanair strike

The Ryanair pilots in Germany said they had wanted to join their counterparts in Ireland, Italy as well as Portugal and mount a strike on Wednesday. The uni...


General Mills Bounces on Q2 Figures

AE Wealth Management LLC's holdings in General Mills were worth $677,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Diluted...


Eagle-Eyed Viewers Got Surprise From Musk on Twitter

On Tuesday, the billionaire accidentally tweeted out his much coveted phone number, which isn't actually a phone number but a nano-angstrom-nano chip attached t...


US Existing-Home Sales Jumped in November

Existing home sales in the USA grew in the month of November on a sequential basis. "Faster economic growth in recent quarters, the booming stock market and c...


Woman claims hotel charged her $350 for bad review

That's when the hotel charged her and sent their threat of legal action, prompting Arthur to remove the review. Arthur said she cleaned the room herself. Th...


AT&T promises $1000 bonus for employees after Pres. Trump signs tax bill

Following the signing of the bill, AT&T officials said the company will invest an additional $1 billion in the U.S.in 2018. "We believe tax reform is good for...


Virgin Hyperloop One sets a speed record in testing captured on video

The new test run was completed on December 15 alongside tests of a range of new components, including a new airlock systems that help it achieve air pressure eq...


Salvation Army about 40% away from goal

Igleheart said much of the fundraising success has occurred adjacent to the big-box retailers with large parking lots and high vehicle traffic volume. I simply ...


First look at next-gen pickup truck

While the new Silverado grille is still dominated by strong horizontal lines, it no longer stretches all the way from side to side and top to bottom, instead be...


Commission opens investigation into Ikea's tax arrangements in the Netherlands

In a statement released on Monday, the EC said, "The Commission considers at this stage that the treatment endorsed in the two tax rulings may have resulted in ...


[Editorial] Incoherent US message to North Korea chipping away at country's credibility

In a very rare appearance by a North Korean at the U.N. Security Council, Ambassador Ja Song Nam told a ministerial meeting that the country's possession of nuc...


U.S. ruling could affect internet access in Australia

It is the basic principle that all traffic on the World Wide Web must be treated equally, precluding internet providers from creating fast lanes for higher-payi...


Amazon Extends Free Shipping Deadline To Dec 16

Offers on Free Shipping Day may exclude over-sized or personalized items. The site also added a discount coupon section this year to help shoppers with a ...


Fed Raises Rates, Sticks to Forecast for 2018 Increases

It will be hard for the Fed to justify further rate increases unless inflation moves toward the central bank's target. Lee Ju-yeol told reporters. Gross domes...


Police shoot man with knife at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport

Situation secure with best rates guaranteed. Part of Schiphol and Schiphol Plaza, a shopping area, were temporarily evacuated. "He was shot in the leg and t...


New York Woman Charged with Sending Bitcoin to Islamic State Fighters

Zoobia Shahnaz of Long Island, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of NY said today , has been charged with bank fraud, conspiracy to commit mo...