Toys R Us reportedly plans to close all of its USA stores

Those companies slashed prices on toys so steeply in November and December at "low-margins or as loss-leaders" that Toys R Us "could not compete", the company said in a bankruptcy filing. The company is 5 billion dollars in debt. Toys R Us operat... More..

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Google Will Ban Cryptocurrency and ICO Ads in June This Year
by | Thursday, March 15, 2018

Google Will Ban Cryptocurrency and ICO Ads in June This Year

Earlier in the day, Google indicated that it would ban every type of advertisements for cryptocurrencies . In 2017, Google took down more than 3.2 billion ads that violated its advertising policies. "For the l...More..

Trump will get the military parade he wanted - just not the tanks
by | Sunday, March 11, 2018

Trump will get the military parade he wanted - just not the tanks

And at the conclusion of the parade woukd be "a heavy air component" that, if possible, incorporates older aircraft, according to the outline. "Consideration must be given to minimise damage to local infras...More..

Waymo To Test Its Fleet Of Fully-Autonomous Semis In Atlanta
by | Sunday, March 11, 2018

Waymo To Test Its Fleet Of Fully-Autonomous Semis In Atlanta

Just like a regular driver who is moving from passenger cars to semi trucks for the first time, Waymo's AI has been learning the differences in driving a semi truck over the past year. Another startup calle...More..

Technical issue causes huge delays at Sydney Airport
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Technical issue causes huge delays at Sydney Airport

Inbound flights and Qantas flights from T3 remain unaffected. Almost 16 million of those were global passengers, with those from China being one of the major sources of travellers, according to airport figure...More..

Markets Right Now: US stock indexes open lower
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Markets Right Now: US stock indexes open lower

Mainland markets traded slightly higher after recent losses: The Shanghai composite edged up by 0.15%. "It's helping about a dozen stocks in those industries but has raised the specter of trade wars, and ...More..

Weather Forecast For The San Francisco Bay Area
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Weather Forecast For The San Francisco Bay Area

Scattered showers spread over the Tennessee Valley Monday morning with a weak warm front that lifted in from the south. We could see some minor accumulation. Hope you enjoyed this weekend's lovely weather b...More..

Man Utd midfielder McTominay meets with England boss Southgate
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Man Utd midfielder McTominay meets with England boss Southgate

And Mourinho fuelled the fire of the worldwide allegiance debate last month when he said Scotland should pick McTominay "because it looks like England is missing him". McLeish is expected to announce his squad ...More..

Storm Emma puts paid to holidaymakers' plans at Bristol Airport
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Storm Emma puts paid to holidaymakers' plans at Bristol Airport

Both Glasgow and Edinburgh are advising customers not to travel to the airport today. An airport statement said: "Tomorrow is likely to remain challenging and there will be disruption". United Airlines is wa...More..

Oakland mayor defends warning of immigration raids: I did the right thing
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Oakland mayor defends warning of immigration raids: I did the right thing

Jim Ross, an Oakland political consultant, said Schaaf's warning could help rebuild trust with immigrant-advocacy organizations that may have disagreed with her defense of a West Oakland operation by ICE's Ho...More..

Oil climbs with support from Libyan outage, Saudi comments
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Oil climbs with support from Libyan outage, Saudi comments

If confirmed in a government tally scheduled to be released today, inventories will have racked up increases in four of the past five weeks. Earlier on Tuesday, the prices of both varieties rose slightly, con...More..

Blood found in lodging where woman last seen with USA suspect
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

Blood found in lodging where woman last seen with USA suspect

The decapitated head was found over the weekend as police searched the apartment for signs of a missing 27-year-old woman who vanished after telling a pal she was meeting an American tourist she found online, T...More..

(NYSE:RAD) Sees Significant Drop in Short Interest
by | Monday, February 26, 2018

(NYSE:RAD) Sees Significant Drop in Short Interest

Excluding one-time items, the company earned $1.33 per share, rising $0.03 from the year-ago quarter but missing analyst projections by $0.04 per share. Schroder Investment Management stated it has 0.01% of its...More..

Warren Buffett: Investors handicapped by debt miss 'extraordinary opportunities'
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

Warren Buffett: Investors handicapped by debt miss 'extraordinary opportunities'

Buffett's yearly check-in with Berkshire Hathaway investors through his investment letter is a closely watched event on Wall Street. Abel and Tracy Cool, chief executive of Berkshire's unit, Pampered Chef, ...More..

The Briefing: Five possible reasons why Mueller indicted the Russians
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

The Briefing: Five possible reasons why Mueller indicted the Russians

Some of the key lawmakers who authored a new law toughening sanctions against Russian Federation said they were largely satisfied with the Trump administration's early implementation. Speaking to journalists ...More..

BB&T ATM & phone service back in business after outage
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

BB&T ATM & phone service back in business after outage

WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina (WDEF) - Customers of BB&T were cut off from their money for awhile on Friday, due to a "technical issue". The company's website said many of its other banking services were do...More..

by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Police name Benjamin Netanyahu associates in Israeli corruption probe

While the Prime Minister has not been named as a suspect in relation to the former corruption scandal involving an Israeli telecommunications company, he has been implicated by association after Israeli media r...More..

Carnival brawl: Over 20 people kicked off cruise ship for violent fight
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Carnival brawl: Over 20 people kicked off cruise ship for violent fight

The Carnival Legend, carrying more than 2000 passengers, cut short a ten-day cruise earlier today to allow police to remove the family. It is still unclear if the family will face any charges for the fight, t...More..

Commerce Department Offers Trump Ammunition for His Trade War
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Commerce Department Offers Trump Ammunition for His Trade War

Furthermore, the report recommends that a process be put in place to allow Ross to grant requests from American companies to exclude specific products if the U.S. A quota of 63% of 2017 exports for the countrie...More..

PNB fraud: Banks refuse to buy Nirav Modi's promises
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

PNB fraud: Banks refuse to buy Nirav Modi's promises

Official sources said the agency sleuths swooped down on at least 17 premises of entities involved in the case early morning. Nirav Modi had attended the World Economic Forum conference in Davos where t...More..