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by | August 26, 2018 | 03:46

The company said in a statement this week that it told employees at those locations that. A full list of the 46 stores slated for closing can be found here. and partnered with Amazon to sell Kenmore and DieHard products online. The July announcement was made in a blog post by CEO Eddie Lampert. Macy's topped earnings forecasts when it reported second-quarter earnings last week and Kohl's announced its fourth straight comparable store sales gain this week.

by | August 26, 2018 | 02:14

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar addressed the pope on Saturday as Francis began the first papal visit to Ireland in almost four decades. Francis said he was committed to ridding the church of this "scourge" no matter the moral cost or amount of suffering.

by | August 26, 2018 | 01:49

He arranged for the Trump Organization to reimburse Cohen, who paid $130,000 to adult film star Stormy Daniels in October 2016 in exchange for her silence on an alleged one-night stand with Trump in 2006, the Journal said. As President Donald Trump is bemoaning the prosecutorial practice of "flipping" criminals to testify against their superiors, it appears many of his old associates are planning to do exactly that.

by | August 26, 2018 | 01:36

As per a report in The Independent , Cohen stated in the court during his guilty plea that Trump was involved in campaign finance violations. Two of those counts implicated Trump directly, with Cohen saying he arranged to pay off two women to keep their stories of alleged affairs with Trump from becoming public before Election Day - in coordination with the then-candidate.

by | August 25, 2018 | 10:23

Trump also added that people who are being prosecuted, decide to cooperate with the government and lie in exchange for a lenient sentence. Trump was evasive when asked in the Fox News interview if he had instructed Cohen to make the payments, saying that his former lawyer "made the deals", and insisted that Cohen's actions were "not a crime".

by | August 25, 2018 | 04:30

S&P 500 performance is seen over the past five years. The Dow Jones Industrial Average . DJI rose 133.37 points, or 0.52 percent, to 25,790.35, the S&P 500 . The small-cap Russell 2000 index .RUT , which is less affected by global tariff disputes than its large-cap peers, jumped to a record high. Wednesday's record is also debatable because Wall Street experts define bull and bear markets differently.

by | August 25, 2018 | 03:36

Instead, Jesus Seade, designated chief negotiator of Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador - who is due to take power in December - met Mr Lighthizer. Canada has been waiting for the Mexican and United States teams to reach common ground on vehicles before rejoining the negotiations. Key U.S. demands that neither Mexico nor Canada have agreed to yet include the automatic expiration of the deal after five years, known as the sunset clause; rules for government contracting; and ...

by | August 23, 2018 | 17:14

According to data from Thompson Reuters Eikon, all shipments of Iranian oil to China were carried by NITC in July, and the imports grew from the month before to 23.8 million barrels a day from 19.8 million. Total volume traded was about 42 percent below the 100-day average. Brent crude futures were down 2c at $72.19 a barrel at 9.28am GMT, while the most-active October US crude futures contract was down 7c at $65.35 a barrel.

by | August 23, 2018 | 16:11

Numerous "challenges" presented by no deal would also affect the EU, Mr Raab will say, adding: "For our part, if the negotiations fail, we will continue to behave as responsible European neighbours, partners and allies". He said: " Dominic Raab's papers are nothing more than a cynical ploy to make whatever pathetic deal the Government brings back from Brussels look less awful in comparison".

by | August 23, 2018 | 13:27

It's beginning to feel like we know virtually everything there is to know about Google's upcoming Pixel 3 smartphones - more information has leaked about the devices than virtually any other flagship smartphone of 2018. If that's not enough, one of the image also shows the "About Device" page under Settings. Additionally, both Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3XL are expected to come with the latest Android 9 Pie .

by | August 23, 2018 | 11:46

Putin said the "problem" came not just from US President Donald Trump , but from what he called "the establishment". "Those who don't share our values, need to know that there will always be a serious price to pay if red lines are crossed by the territorial incursions, the use of banned weapons, or increasingly cyberattacks", Hunt said Tuesday prior to talks with U.S.

by | August 23, 2018 | 10:46

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma arrives for the official announcement of the munincipal election results at the result centre in Pretoria, South Africa, August 6, 2016. Former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan estimates that almost $7bn (£5.5bn) of public funds were looted through corrupt practices. The inquiry, known as the Zondo commission, does not have powers to prosecute but the evidence it collects can be used in any future prosecution.

by | August 23, 2018 | 03:39

Markets barely budged after the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's policy meeting that ended August 1.Futures traders priced in a slightly higher chance that the Fed will increase rates two more times this year. The S&P 500 energy sector gained 0.63%. The criticism comes ahead of the release of the Fed's minutes of its August policy meeting on Wednesday, which is expected to reaffirm its confidence in the U.S.

by | August 22, 2018 | 20:28

Warner Bros. has the option for all three books, and producer Nina Jacobson previously said they "have a plan with Kevin for the next two films". The romantic comedy, where the scion of a fabulously wealthy Singapore family brings home his not-so-rich Chinese-American economics professor girlfriend to attend his best friend's wedding and meet his disapproving parents, opened here Tuesday to packed audiences.

by | August 22, 2018 | 18:56

Last month he allowed as how he wasn't "thrilled" about the interest rate hikes the Fed was undertaking under the stewardship of his appointee Jerome Powell, but said "I'm letting them do what they feel is best". The Fed is raising rates in an effort to keep prices stable and to prevent the economy from overheating, but Trump has complained the increased rates are obstacles to economic growth.

by | August 22, 2018 | 16:39

Brunson's incarceration in a Turkish prison has soured the two countries' relationship, sparking a crisis that has contributed to a sharp decline in Turkey's currency , reports CNN. To protest against U.S. president Donald Trump , who has increased the steel tariffs from Turkey, Turkish people are taking to social media to publicly destroy products made by popular American companies.

by | August 22, 2018 | 15:40

Prosecutors said Manafort collected $65 million in foreign bank accounts from 2010 to 2014 and spent more than $15 million on luxury purchases in the same period, including high-end clothing, real estate, landscaping and other big-ticket items.

by | August 22, 2018 | 06:56

But Kohn said it does put more pressure on Powell and other Fed officials to explain their actions and their perspectives. The criticism comes after a private Republican fundraiser on Friday, during which Trump reportedly attacked Powell's interest-rate hikes.

by | August 22, 2018 | 05:25

On Monday, sources told Reuters Chinese buyers of Iranian oil were beginning to shift their cargoes to vessels owned by National Iranian Tanker Co (NITC) for almost all their imports. Iran's Petroleum Minister Bijan Zanganeh says French energy giant Total has officially left the country, ending speculations over whether it would stay to finish a gas project following the return of USA sanctions against the Islamic Republic.

by | August 22, 2018 | 04:59

Lavrov was responding to an initiative by Britain's foreign minister, Jeremy Hunt, who is due to tell an audience in Washington later on Tuesday that London wants the European Union, which it is in the process of leaving, to increase sanctions on Moscow.