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New York Times Demands Apology From Fox News

New York Times Demands Apology From Fox News

The Times said the update "wasn't an apology , nor did it begin to address the larger issues with the Fox & Friends Weekend segment, one of which was sheer hypocrisy". General Thomas said exactly what Fox reported . Considering Herridge had said in her 2015 report that intelligence gathered in the raid could lead the USA closer to al-Baghdadi, through that logic Fox itself was unpatriotic, she said. Read More

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Sears to Sell Smart Appliances on Amazon

Sears to Sell Smart Appliances on Amazon

Shares of the department store chain are up almost 18%, following the launch of Kenmore products on Amazon.com, as well as the integration of the full line of Kenmore Smart appliances with Amazon Alexa. Sears' stock pared some of the early gains but was still up 14 percent, on track for its best day in about four months. The company plans to shutter almost 300 Sears and Kmart stores this year, but is experimenting with smaller format locations, having opened its first Sears Appliances & ... Read More

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Not Shraddha Kapoor but THIS actress was the first choice 'Haseena Parkar'

Not Shraddha Kapoor but THIS actress was the first choice 'Haseena Parkar'

The cast interacted with media and spilled some details about the film. I was a little nervous because of it is a challenging role, but since day one Apoorva sir was like, "you can do it". The trialer shows a never seen before side of Shraddha Kapoor which has made a huge impact. When asked about getting the look right for the character, Shraddha said, "I gained seven-eight kilos for the movie". Read More

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Criminal dark web markets closed in major crackdown

Criminal dark web markets closed in major crackdown

Drug Enforcement Agency and Dutch police, shut down infrastructure belonging to the networks AlphaBay and Hansa, according to a press release from Europol . The site was used by "hundreds of thousands" of people to buy and sell illegal goods and services, such as drugs, stolen and fraudulent identification documents and access devices, counterfeit goods, malware and other hacking tools, firearms, and toxic chemicals, according to the DOJ. Read More

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House Democrats move to force Republican votes to defend Trump

House Democrats move to force Republican votes to defend Trump

With the bill stalled, House Democrats looked to push past the procedural problem Wednesday by introducing an identical version of the Senate's bill. The upshot is that Trump , still eager for a big win on Capitol Hill , may face a hard choice instead: Sign the sanctions bill into law and possibly scuttle his bid for a new partnership with Russian Federation — or veto the legislation, set off an outcry and risk having that decision overturned by Congress . Read More

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Economy adds 222000 jobs in June

Economy adds 222000 jobs in June

Friday's report from the Labor Department shows wages grew 2.5 percent in June from the same period a year earlier. That amounts to at least 50,000 fewer jobs than the industry's pre-recession high of 1.18 million jobs in May 2007, according to historical Labor Department data. Read More

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Travel Expectations for Fourth of July Weekend

Travel Expectations for Fourth of July Weekend

SC continues to carry the cheapest gas in the country at $1.90. GasBuddy analysts say gas prices will start to go back up, but not too much; they expect prices to remain relatively low this summer. "In the 17 years GasBuddy's been in existence, we've never seen independence day gas prices, on average, lower than they are in the same year new year's day", McTeague says. Read More

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New ransomware attack wreaking havoc across the world

New ransomware attack wreaking havoc across the world

Cyber security experts believe that those behind the attack used the same type of hacking tool used in the WannaCry ransomware attack that affected more than 150 countries in May. The complexity of the attack has fueled debate over whether the malware is a new threat or a more sophisticated version of the Petya malware that was used in an attack last spring. Read More

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Sears closing stores in Mentor, Middleburg Heights

Sears closing stores in Mentor, Middleburg Heights

Department store retailer Sears Canada is to axe around 2,900 jobs and shutter 59 stores as part of a court-supervised restructuring of the business. The company plans to continue operating throughout the restructuring and said it intends to emerge as a leaner, more focused operation better able to compete in the hyper-competitive retail industry . Read More

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Fed: Biggest US banks strong enough to withstand recession

Fed: Biggest US banks strong enough to withstand recession

CIT was added this year to the banks tested by the Fed. And under regulators selected by President Donald Trump , that may continue. Banks coming closest to not meeting the minimum capital ratio were Ally Financial, with a tested level of 6.5 percent; Capital One Financial, with 7.0 percent; Huntington Bancshares, 7.0 percent; KeyCorp, 6.8 percent; and SunTrust Banks, 7.1 percent. Read More

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Empty NYC transit bus rolls down street, hits church, cars

Empty NYC transit bus rolls down street, hits church, cars

The ten damaged cars have all been towed away, while the church was not seriously damaged. Paul Quiroz, 46, was watching TV in his home on Knickerbocker Avenue when the bus started to roll away. "I don't know really what happened with the bus, but my van is damaged completely", said one witness. He was taken to Wyckoff Heights Medical Center for minor injuries. Read More

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Amazon's Acquisition of Whole Foods to Impact North Texas

Amazon's Acquisition of Whole Foods to Impact North Texas

Whole Foods will keep its brand and John Mackey , its current CEO, will remain in place. "I anticipate that Amazon should be able to lower the cost of Whole Foods and better enable them to compete in that market and start to bring some of those great organic products that people have liked without necessarily having to capture their whole pay check", he said. Read More

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Church calendar for Saturday, June 17

Guest speaker: Rev. Sammy Edmond, Mansfield Avenue Baptist Church , Fort Worth; keynote speaker: Rev. A.W. Minnitt, Rose of Sharon Baptist Church . Saturday, Dr. Roger Hagwood of First Christian Church in Stuart; and 11 a.m. Sunday, Minister John W. Clanton of Fayetteville, North Carolina. Brisket plates $10, auction, Bingo, kids' games, entertainment, raffle, country store. Read More

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Oil Slides to Seven-Month Low on High Inventories

The Fed "met expectations and delivered a dovish hike", said Brian Jacobsen, chief portfolio strategist at Wells Fargo Funds Management in Menomonee Falls, Wis. Additionally, gasoline stocks rose by 2.1m barrels, compared with analysts' expectations for a 457,000 to 500,000-barrel drop, casting doubt on a rise in demand during the United States summer driving season. Read More

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Scotland striker Leigh Griffiths 'gutted' after England's last-gasp leveller

And the former Celtic boss was clearly frustrated as he flung a bottle during an X-rated tantrum. "We're in stoppage time, 2-1 down - to get that goal was special". "I definitely did not want to lose in my first game as skipper, so to get that goal, it is a good day for us and a very proud day for me as well". The former Scotland and Manchester United midfielder said he was impressed with the physical presence of Gareth Southgate's young England side - and how his men coped with it. Read More

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Oil under modest pressure on consumer demand issues

Oil under modest pressure on consumer demand issues

USA oil production has already been increasing in recent months since the price of crude came off lows previous year, making expensive shale oil extraction more economically viable. While U.S. stockpiles have edged lower, rising American production and drilling is fanning concerns that OPEC's efforts to trim a global glut will be hampered. Read More

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China vows to work with EU to uphold Paris pact

A decision to drop out would put the USA at odds with almost every other nation on Earth. USA tech entrepreneur Elon Musk has declared he will resign from Trump's advisory council if he backs out of Paris. Trump has already , through executive orders, moved to roll back key Obama administration policies, notably the EPA's Clean Power Plan, that comprised a key part of the U.S.'s Paris promise to reduce its emissions 26 percent to 28 percent below their 2005 levels by 2025. Read More

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She's back! Schapelle Corby lands in Brisbane

She's back! Schapelle Corby lands in Brisbane

Corby's fiercely protective sister Mercedes sought to protect her from the unrelenting glare of the media pack as they climbed into the vehicle. Dozens of police and media and surrounded Corby as she was bundled out the gate of her home in Kuta and shoved into a waiting black auto with her sister Mercedes. Read More

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Guardian reporter allegedly body slammed by GOP congressional candidate speaks out

In downtown Bozeman on Thursday, many said they had already voted or were unmoved. Gianforte yells, “The last guy who came here did the same thing, ” and a shaken-sounded Jacobs tells the candidate he just body-slammed him. Interior secretary. Trump and Vice President Mike Pence recorded robocalls urging voters not to let the Democrats take their seat. Gianforte sitting in a Jeep. Read More

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Iowa Governor Branstad confirmed as US Ambassador to China

Iowa Governor Branstad confirmed as US Ambassador to China

In 1985, Branstad met Chinese president Xi Jinping , then a Hebei provincial official visiting Iowa as part of a sister state/province program. Branstad, 70, who served as Iowa's 39th governor from 1983-99 and now as its 42nd governor since returning to Terrace Hill in 2011, announced he will resign his post Wednesday and turn over state executive duties to Lt. Read More

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Scotland sevens end a century of pain from New Zealand

Scotland sevens end a century of pain from New Zealand

It took a bit of magic from Norton - who overtook Fijian sevens great Waisale Serevi on the overall points scoring list - with a try after the final hooter to see England past the Blitzboks 19-14. Twickenham Stadium, London (CNN) In a final between two of rugby's greatest rivals, Scotland upset home favorites England 12-7 to win back-to-back London Sevens titles at Twickenham Stadium. Read More

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