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Brakes on Halfords sales recovery

Overall retail sales at stores open more than a year fell 0.2 percent in the 13 weeks to July 1, its fiscal first quarter, adjusted for the timing of Easter, it...


Sam Nunberg: Donald Sues Former Aide Sam Nunberg for Breaching Agreement

As Nunberg puts it, Trump had attempted to silence him "in a misguided attempt to cover up media coverage of an apparent affair", which he alleges occurred betw...


Skytrax Names Emirates 2016 Best Airline

Mainland. The World Airline Awards began in 1999, when the London-based Skytrax launched its first global, airline passenger satisfaction survey. About S...


Britain targets at least 48 medals for Rio Olympics

Christine Ohuruogu has been given the chance to bid for a third straight Olympic 400 metres medal and Jo Pavey the opportunity to make history at a fifth Gam...


BP's final tab for the 2010 Gulf oil spill? $61.6 billion

The charge will take the final pre-tax bill for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the largest in U.S. waters, to $61.6bn, or $44bn after tax. Remaining oil spill ...


Viacom chief nears Paramount deal that investors doubt will get past Redstone

Wall Street analysts have estimated the overall value of the studio at $8 billion to $10 billion. Reuters first reported on the talks with Wanda. Shari Re...


Pokemon Go: Hidden Code Hints at Potential McDonald's Partnership

The game, which is free to download, displays virtual Pokemon on a map of the real world, using what's called augmented reality. However, one New York Po...


Larry the Cat will remain at 10 Downing Street

We (Conservatives) got on with it: we've had resignation, nomination, competition and coronation. With a party behind him that resolved its change of leadersh...


Sharon convenience store sells $1M Mega Millions ticket

Tickets for Friday's Mega Millions drawing can be purchased until 10:45 p.m. EST. The winning ticket was reportedly sold at a Speedway gas station in Cambri...


Weis to buy 38 Maryland, Virginia, Delaware Food Lion stores

European grocery companies Ahold and Delhaize Group said last night they plan to sell 86 US stores, including some in York and Franklin counties, in an effort...


Devon Agrees to Sell Pipeline Stake to Wolf for $1.1 Billion

Wolf Midstream Inc. will make the purchase from Devon Energy with $825 million provided by CPPIB, which manages investments for the Canada Pension Plan. Devo...


Stocks soar to record high on earnings reports

JPMorgan climbed 1.5 percent to pace gains in banks, adding fresh momentum to a post-Brexit-vote rally that vaulted equities to records for the first time in mo...


David Cameron: the next musical sensation?

She also promised to crackdown on corporate boardrooms and executive pay during her short-lived leadership battle with energy minister Andrea Leadsom. After the...


US price advantage at oil market grows at falling prices

The price of oil fell after the Energy Information Administration said crude oil inventories shrank by 2.2 million barrels last week. S&P Global Platts had fore...


TfL Licenses Contactless Ticketing System In £15m Deal

The contract also protects Cubic's monopoly over the Oyster technology in the bidding war for the rollout of New York City's contactless-enabled electronic tick...


Froome says he keeps yellow jersey after wild Tour stage

Thomas de Gendt won the stage after getting into an early breakaway and easily sprinting past fellow Belgian Serge Pauwels on the steep slopes of Ventoux. "Ther...


Donald Trump to name Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as running mate

The reports come a day before Trump is expected to appear with his running mate at an announcement event in NY. Senior members of the Trump's team tweeted t...


US House members in bipartisan vote pass Conscience Protection Act

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) took action on the bill after HHS reinterpreted the Weldon Amendment so California could force churches to purchase health ...


Level Three Communications: There Will Be M&A

As the outstanding stock of Level 3 Communications, Inc . 5 experts consider that the stocks earnings and the quoted price is in harmony, hence, they give it a...


Bank of England signals August rate cut on Brexit

Only Gertjan Vlieghe voted to reduce it a quarter of a percentage point to 0.25 percent. The Bank of England surprised markets by holding interest rates on Th...


Cairn Energy files claim for compensation of $5.6 billion from India

The company said the tax department's investigation, which started in January 2014, had stalled the sale of its outstanding holding (9.8%) in Cairn India, which...


Negotiators aim for sale to keep FitzPatrick nuke plant open

The sale is part of Entergy's plans to consider potential option which would allow FitzPatrick project to remain in operation. New York's four nuclear plants ...


Tesla Autopilot Car Involved In Yet Another Accident

Elon Musk is pushing forward with his self-driving Tesla dreams. The automaker has until August 26 to comply. Tesla introduced autopilot mode in order t...


Mortgage Rates Hold Steady as the Bond Market Stabilizes

The lowest rate seen for the 30-year FRM was 3.31% in November 2012. But this week, the 30-year fixed-rate average ticked up only slightly to 3.42 percent wit...


The best tech deals for Amazon Prime Day

Some other big discounts were on large screen TVs and Amazon devices such as its Echo smart speaker, Kindle e-reader and Fire TV-streaming device. The compa...


Tesla confirms another Autopilot mode crash

It also suggested that the agency "establish minimum standards for driver assistance features and a testing protocol for these systems, as well as hasted the de...


Conor McGregor And Holly Holm Each Win ESPY

While the MMA world was focused on the UFC Fight Night: Lineker vs. McDonald card in South Dakota, ESPN was in the middle of its annual ESPY awards show in Los ...


Property shares plummet as third United Kingdom property fund suspends trading

Laith Khalaf, senior analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown stockbrokers, said: "The dominos are starting to fall in the United Kingdom commercial property market, as y...


Speakers List: Trump's convention has pols and celebs

Trump has said on the campaign trail that he wants the event to be a gathering of "winners" and not just elected officials like at past conventions. Several ...


Crude oil futures up in early Asian trade after big losses

Brent crude oil rose 50 cents at $46.76 a barrel, while the USA crude edged-up 60 cents at $45.35, Reuters reported . Nationwide supplies are forecast to dec...


Starbucks Creates New Upscale Stores with Italian Bakery Princi

Schultz said, to respect its local heritage. So said CEO Howard Schultz as his company prepared to announce a new investment and global licensing deal with le...


Germany's Bayer increases offer for seed company Monsanto

Bayer's all-cash offer would definitely be more appealing to current shareholders. In order to fund any deal with BASF it is expected that the company will offe...


Stanton wins MLB Home Run Derby

But Giancarlo Stanton began to ease away slowly as he hit a total of sixty-one home runs over three rounds to become the new champ. The Marlins sent out a t...


U.S. jobless claims hold steady at low level

The streak of initial jobless claims below 300k now extends to 71 consecutive weeks, the longest since 1973. Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal ha...


New UK Treasury chief says there'll be no emergency budget

He told BBC News he would be making some "carefully considered decisions over the summer" about the economy. His main challenge, as he understands it, is ...


US producer prices rose in June at fastest pace in 13 months

Initial claims for state unemployment benefits were unchanged at a seasonally adjusted 254,000 for the week ended 9 July, the Labour Department said. "Stronger ...


Theresa May sets out key pledges as prime minister

As we leave the European Union, we will forge a bold new positive role for ourselves in the world, " she said before entering the prime minister's official ...


Pound Surges And FTSE Flops After Rates Held

The other eight members voted to leave borrowing costs on hold until August. United Kingdom stocks swung lower Thursday while the pound climbed after the B...


Dollar takes breather vs yen after rally, sterling steadies

The pen-European Stoxx Europe 600 index gained 1.1 percent. The pound was 0.4 per cent stronger versus the dollar, after earlier weakening as much as 0.3 per ...


Five tips for Amazon Prime Day shopping

Some customers grumbled past year about the sale's inventory levels as deals sold out fast. On the first Amazon Prime Day , which was in July 2015, deals inc...


UFC 200: Amanda Nunes' win shows just how important Ronda Rousey is

Nunes was the fourth-ranked bantamweight before Saturday. Lesnar , a native of South Dakota who now spends much of his time living in Saskatchewan, will no ...


Bank of England policymakers leave interest rates on hold - for now

Today's minutes stated most committee members expect monetary policy to be loosened in August, when the bank will update its economic forecasts. The Bank of...


TSA testing new idea to speed up airport security

The TSA will be partnering with American Airlines to test a new security screening procedure that aims to decrease wait times by up to 30 percent, according to...


When does next Pokemon GO update come out?

Pokemon Go players search locations in the real world to find virtual Pokemon creatures on their smartphone screens. "From a user's general profile informat...


Pokemon Go dev called out by USA senator with data privacy concerns

To date, this malicious version has not been seen on official app stores, but people are being warned to only download Pokémon GO from legitimate sites such as ...


Boris Johnson Who Lead Brexit Campaign Becomes New Foreign Secy

In a clear indication that she intends to carve out a new path in government, May announced her first big shake-up just minutes after entering Downing Street la...


Delta's 2Q profit rises despite a dip in revenue

These changes, in combination with other network actions, will reduce system capacity by about one point in the December 2016 quarter and the company now antici...


British PM David Cameron claims he still loves Larry the cat

Britain's Prime Minister moving out of Ten Downing Street, but the Downing Street cat is staying put. One thing is not up for debate, though - Larry, the Chi...


APNewsBreak: Large Montana coal plant to close 2 units

Conservation groups in Montana and the Northwest say they're pleased with a legal settlement announced on Tuesday that includes shutting down Units 1 and 2 at t...


China bans Ghostbusters reboot

Melissa McCarthy and co. won't be seen bustin' ghosts in China. There are some regulations on the books that allows the State Administration of Press, Publica...