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Sears at the Killeen Mall will close in March

The Killeen and Waco Sears are expected to close by late March 2019. "The accompanying Sears Auto Center at these Sears stores will also be closing", Sears Hol...


Gatwick Airport: Majority stake sold to French firm

The airport was closed in the run-up to Christmas after reports of drone sightings , in what is thought to be the most disruptive incident of its kind. Gatwi...


MN to Receive $9.3M from Wells Fargo in Settlement

Two years ago, Wells Fargo agreed to pay $190 million to settle federal government claims that the bank created phony customer account, and improperly referre...


Sears, the 125-year-old retail icon, has just hours to survive

That same month, Sears won court approval for $350 million in bankruptcy financing to keep it alive through the critical holiday season. Through his ESL Investm...


Mastercard: Holiday Sales Grow At Highest Rate In Six Years

MasterCard said it was the best holiday season for retail in at least six years. The strong sales numbers indicated that rising market volatility due to conc...


DJIA rallies over 1000 points in a strong post Christmas recovery

Over the two sessions following that gain, the Dow dropped more than 800 points. Indeed, the Dow soared more than 1,000 points late Wednesday - it's biggest ...


What you should know about NY minimum wage increase on December 31

Employers will also be required to pay tipped workers overtime hours at time-and-a-half the minimum wage rate. According to the National Employment Law Projec...


Amazon announces record sales for holiday season in 2018

Amazon said it sold "millions more" of its devices this holiday season compared to previous year. The online retailer said: " prime membership continued to g...


Nationwide CenturyLink internet outage affects Kansas

A Nationwide outage reaching from NY to California has been causing headaches since early Thursday morning. Texting 911 is also an option. CRESA spokesman E...


Trump aide: White House, central bank tension not unusual

Trump cast this tradition aside. He has ranted publicly for weeks about the way Powell is leading the Fed, charting a course of slow but steady interest rate in...


Explosion lights up sky over Queens, New York

Blown transformer at Queens Con-Ed facility", Eric Phillips, the mayor's press secretary, tweeted, "Scattered power outages, including LGA". "As soon as we have...


Trump May Ban US Firms From Cooperating With Huawei, ZTE in January

The White House may issue an executive order early next year that limits purchases in the United States from two of China's largest telecommunications equipment...


High-street retailers treat shoppers to early Boxing Day sales

Don Williams, retail partner at KPMG in the United Kingdom, said: "With this year's Black Friday being a bit of a damp squib, many could be forgiven for hoping ...


Fed chair's job is not in jeopardy, White House economic adviser says

While the main problem dragging down the stock market is a world-wide economic slowdown and a looming recession in 2019, the Trump administration managed to mak...


No Private Labels, Exclusive Deals, Deep Discounts On E-Commerce Sites

Domestic players, however, cheered the changes. The new norms would also prevent the trend of influencing prices by e-commerce giants and ensure better enforc...


Asian markets climb after bumper U.S. session

S&P 500 emini index futures were down 0.4 per cent at 11am Perth time, pointing towards a subdued start for Wall Street when the USA market reopens after Christ...


Trump Discussed Firing US Central Bank Chief After Rate Hike

Any attempt by Trump to push out Powell would have potentially devastating ripple effects across financial markets, undermining investors' confidence in the ce...


Flight attendant working on Christmas joined by father on every flight

The awesome dad-of-the-year action was noticed by passanger Mike Levy who chose to post about it on Facebook . "Hal decided he would spend the holiday with...


'Christmas Miracle': US Stock Market Experiences Record Rally a Day After Fall

Bellamy's Australia closed 6.5 per cent higher at $7.25 and A2 Milk lifted 3.4 per cent to $10.40. "And retail is having a very strong holiday season". Invest...


Brent crude rises to $51 after steep slide

The decline in prices prompted USA shale producers to cut back on their drilling plans for next year. Bloomberg quoted a Rakuten Securities analyst as saying,...


United States stocks plunge after Mnuchin's freaky attempt to calm markets

Oil prices , meanwhile, tumbled more than 6 percent on Monday to the lowest in over a year. There are only five governors now appointed, which means decisions...


United Kingdom security minister pledges "severe sentence" for drone users disrupting flights

The sighting prompted an immediate suspension of all air traffic, leaving tens of thousands of holidaymakers stranded at the height of the Christmas travel seas...


Last-minute shoppers pour into Lexington shopping centers ahead of Christmas

Christmas Day. Golden Corral: Most locations are open but with limited hours. And the pharmacy hours vary from closed Christmas Day to open 24 hours Christmas...


Massive Christmas Mega Millions Jackpot Drawn

Someone may be getting a big present soon - and they don't have to unwrap a thing. Here are the numbers for the Christmas night Mega Millions where the jackpo...


Japan court extends Ghosn detention by 10 days

This does not however mean that Ghosn can expect to taste freedom on New Year's Day, as prosecutors can apply for a further 10-day extension as they quiz him on...


British police make two arrests after drone disrupts major airport

Disruption continued throughout Thursday and airport bosses announced at about 9.30pm that the runway would remain closed, with activity from what was believe...


'I do' have confidence Treasury Secretary Mnuchin

Last week, the S&P 500 suffered its biggest weekly percentage drop since August 2011, while the Dow had its biggest weekly drop since October 2008. Yet, while...


Oil at lowest in year following global stock market tumble

Brent fell 11% last week and hit its lowest level since September 2017, while US futures slid to their lowest level since July 2017, bringing the decline in the...


U.S. regulators tell Mnuchin nothing is out of ordinary in markets

US stocks have plunged in recent weeks on concerns over slowing economic growth, with the S&P 500 index on pace for its biggest percentage decline in December ...


Crude oil falls to an 18-month low amid global concerns

US oil prices are down more than 40% since early October, including an 11% drop last week despite the production deal struck earlier in December between the O...


Musk Says Tesla Should Have Mid-Range Model 3 Orders by Year-End

Tesla said Sunday that it was lowering the price of certain Model 3 sedans in China by up to 7.6%, according to a report. The Xpeng G3 . Another Chinese EV ma...


No end to shutdown until border funding is secured

They are bad people. Trump also accused Democrats of wanting open borders - while claiming some federal workers are on his side. Trump repeatedly attacked...


Federal Reserve raises interest rates, slightly lowers projection for U.S. economic growth

The president has complained that the moves are threatening the economy. The Federal Reserve announced on Wednesday that it would raise its interest rate by...


List of Open Restaurants on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

But there are a few still open for those desperate to devour a burger today. Walgreens . Most 24-hour Walgreens stores will be open Christmas Eve and Ch...


Donald Trump's Government Shutdown Continues Through Holiday

Parts of the government have been closed since Saturday after funding for numerous departments and agencies expired. President Donald Trump speaks about bor...


Stores open for last minute Christmas Eve shopping

The Eaton Centre will open from 10 a.m.to 9:30 p.m. Libraries will be open until 1 p.m. on Christmas Eve but will close for Christmas Day , Boxing Day , D...


US Treasury chief to confer with top market regulators

According to a statement from the department, Mr. Mnuchin received assurances from the CEOs in separate calls that "they have ample liquidity available for ...


What's open and closed this Holiday Season

Christmas Day - closed Boxing Day - 10 a.m.to 5 p.m. The longest day is at Target which is staying open until 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve . If you're doing...


Crude hovers at multi-month lows with market in doldrums

This cut will be observed from the next month onwards. Concerns have grown since then that the market may actually be oversupplied, amid strong growth in... The...


Shopping, banks, skiing and more: What's open and closed during Christmas

Christmas Day - closed Boxing Day - 10 a.m.to 6 p.m. Walmart will stay open until 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve and is offering some good deals on electronics,...


Gatwick drone chaos: arrested couple released without charge

Following a drone incident that grounded planes and disrupted operations at the UK's second-largest airport just days ahead of Christmas , officials say ...


Hydro crews work around the clock to restore power to British Columbians

On the heels of Thursday's powerful windstorm that wreaked havoc across Vancouver Island, we're tracking yet another strong Pacific frontal system approaching B...


Last-minute holiday shoppers are filling stores, buying final gifts

According to the same NRF survey, 24 percent of holiday shoppers are planning on buying their last gifts the weekend before Christmas this year. It's no secre...


What's open, what's closed on Christmas Day in Winnipeg

It will be open from 10 a.m.to 6 p.m. on Boxing Day . Wilton Historical Society will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day . Winnipeg Transit will...


Jennie-O Recalling Ground Turkey Products Over Salmonella Scare

The recall announcement was made on the same day the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said the agency and officials across several states are ...


Kentucky Submits Hemp Regulations To Feds After Farm Bill Legalizes The Crop

The FDA also has refused to grant CBD a Generally Recognized as Safe ("GRAS") label, which is required for all food additives. The head of the Food and Dru...


Trump staying in D.C. for Christmas

Those departments and agencies will continue to be staffed by "essential" employees who would work without pay until the shutdown ended. Senators passed legis...


Facebook and WhatsApp join the stablecoin mania

After some resistance to blockchain and nonacceptance of the technology, Facebook , the social networks giant, has got down to developing its blockchain te...


GST Council cuts rates on 23 items, rationalises 28% slab: Key takeaways

Modi is seeking a second term in next five months amid voter frustration over the abrupt implementation of a nationwide goods and services tax (GST ) in July 2...


Congress searches for deal to end partial government shutdown

This is because Congress has already passed five of the 12 annual appropriations bills. He told reporters at the White House that a partial government shutdo...