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Cyber Monday Hits New Record At $6.6 Billion

Macy's said about 16,000 shoppers had been lined up outside its flagship Herald Square store in Manhattan when doors opened at 5pm on Thursday for its Black Friday eve sale. That will help their traditional brick and mortar stores compete with online shopping . "There has been a significant amount of debate surrounding the shifting importance of brick-and-mortar retail, and the fact that shopper visits remained intact on Black Friday illustrates that physical retail is still highly ...

CWC Meeting: Rahul Gandhi Will Be The New Face Of Congress

Congress president Sonia Gandhi , who is holding the president post for the past 19 years, will continue to guide Congress, a party statement said. Though the session was stalled due to Assembly polls in Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat, Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs may announce a week-long or 10-day Winter Session in November end or in December, said sources.

Nearly 300 MS-13 Gang Members Arrested in Nationwide Bust

Sixteen of the gang members arrested in the USA were American citizens. "However we are now combating the gang with renewed focus and an unprecedented level of cooperation among DHS's components and our domestic and worldwide partners", said Thomas Homan, ICE deputy director and senior official performing the duties of the director.

Slight rise in Idaho unemployment for October

The largest increase over the past 12 months was in professional & business services (up 24,500), while the largest decline was in manufacturing (down 3,600). The state's unemployment rate has dropped for the second month in a row. The agency says the number of unemployed residents dropped by more than 5,000 since a year ago, while the number of employed residents rose over the same period by almost 8,000.

Staten Island Mall hours for Thanksgiving, Black Friday 2017

On Black Friday, the Staten Island Mall will open at 6 a.m. and close at 10 p.m. They guarantee they have the best Black Friday prices, plus no lines! Walmart has announced its Black Friday plans, and like several of its peers it will launch those special deals the day before - on Thanksgiving.

Starbucks Q4 disappoints; to launch credit card

Now the iconic tea brand is sold primarily in grocery, mass and convenience channels, offered in formats including packaged teas, K-Cup pods, and bottled ready-to-drink teas. Analysts had expected a rise of 3.3 percent, according to FactSet. The company attributed the performance in part to Hurricanes Irma and Harvey. The company also reported narrower operating margins and earnings per share of 54 cents.

Everyone's Celebrating the Hero Twitter Employee Who Took Down Trump's Account

President, but because he uses it a lot. The unidentified now ex-employee took the unprecedented step on Thursday of deactivating the personal account of President Donald Trump , prompting Twitter to go into full-scale investigation mode.

Lawyers, prosecutors face off at Samsung heir's appeal case

In August, Lee was sentenced to five years in prison for corruption after he was found guilty of being involved in bribing the then-South Korean president, Park Geun-hye. Kwon's resignation announcement arrived the same day that Samsung predicted record profits for the second straight quarter. Kwon Oh Hyun announced his retirement on October 13 .

#WebExtra: Amazon Offers Account for Teens

Parents can set up the teen accounts in two ways . Once a teen receives an invitation, they can create their own username and password. The accounts will allow them to search and shop for items, but there are some restrictions so that parents don't have to worry about their bank accounts.

Jack Butland to replace Joe Hart for Lithuania clash, confirms Gareth Southgate

But it's going to happen and when it does I'm sure it will absolutely huge. Pearce, who previously managed the England U21 team and was briefly caretaker of the senior side, played up front to Shilton and has called for Hart to replicate the legendary goalkeeper's attitude on the pitch.

N. Koreans prep seafood for US

Some questionable products include salmon from Walmart or ALDI supermarkets under the brand name " Sea Queen ". They must take the few steps to the factories in pairs or groups, with North Korean minders ensuring no one strays. John Connelly, president of the National Fisheries Institute, urged its 300 members, including the largest seafood importers in the US, to "ensure that wages go to the workers and are not siphoned off to support a risky dictator".

Solar power globally rising; is the fastest growing power source for 2016

In its medium-term renewables market report, the IEA expects global renewable electricity capacity to rise by more than 920 gigawatts, or 43 per cent, by 2022, due to supportive policies for low-carbon energy and cost reductions for solar PV and wind.

Can General Motors Use Electric Cars To Revolutize American Car Making?

GM also introduced SURUS - the Silent Utility Rover Universal Superstructure - a fuel-cell-powered, four-wheel steer concept vehicle on a heavy-duty truck frame that's driven by two electric motors. Some, such as Volvo , intend to only offer electrified drivelines, others, such as Volkswagen, say they will have electrified options available on all future models.

Real Madrid hit with another major injury blow ahead of Espanyol match

Isco has scored more goals than any other La Liga midfielder since the start of 2017 (in all competitions) - 11. "I'm not anxious about the BBC, we will see them all soon". Espanyol could have equalised through Gerard Moreno on the stroke of half-time after a mistake from Casemiro, and the visitors were wasteful in front of goal as Marc Navarro and Leo Baptistao both had golden opportunities.

NEW Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Goose Bay

According to transmissions from air traffic control , the plane landed safely in Goose Bay at around 1:40 p.m. local time with part of the engine cowling missing , scattering debris across the runway. Shocking photos show the engine badly damaged as it flew at a height of 38,000 feet. Passengers reported the engine blowing out over the Atlantic Ocean, about one hour of the Canadian coast.

Oklahoma City Thunder: Russell Westbrook signs 5-year extension

Westbrook signed a multi-year contract extension with the Thunder Friday, saying there is "no place I'd rather be than Oklahoma City ". Oklahoma City traded for Paul George and Carmelo Anthony in the off-season and is poised to compete with the elite teams in the west.

Dieselgate: VW to take another $3 bn hit; ex-official held

The company has recalled around 11 million vehicles worldwide since admitting to cheating emissions tests . Volkswagen says it expects to take charges of about Dollars 2.9 billion in the third quarter to cover the costs of buying back and retrofitting diesel cars in North America.

OPEC's Efforts Pay Off: Oil Is Back in Bull Market

Output cuts by Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and other oil producers are clearing a supply glut that has weighed on crude prices for three years, ministers said at a meeting on Friday to review the pact that expires next March.

Uber loses licence to operate in London

The city's move was a huge loss for the ride-hailing company: London is Uber's largest European market and hosts some 40,000 licensed Uber drivers who serve about 3.5 million customers. The outcome also has financial implications for Uber at a time when its backers are in talks involving a potential $12 billion stake from SoftBank Group Corp.

Uber denied new London operating licence

It cited instances in which Uber failed to report serious criminal offences as well as its penchant to deceive regulators in its decision to not renew its license when it expires on September 30. Police in London accused Uber last month of not reporting a sexual assault by a driver on a passenger, allowing the driver to strike again. TfL has concluded that Uber's conduct is not fit and proper to hold a private hire operator license .

Amazon Great Indian Festival kickstarts with discounts on iPhone 7 and more

Since India is one of our key markets, we had to ensure that our devices are available for everyone and our associations with Amazon and Flipkart will help us achieve our goal. HP's 15.6-inches laptop is being offered at a discount of 22% at Rs 27,990. 20th to 24th Sep SALE: TV and Appliances, Fashion (clothing and footwear), and Furniture.

Airlines Cancel NZ Flights, Ration Fuel After Pipeline Leak

Around 2,000 Air New Zealand passengers will be affected by flight cancellations on Monday, the airline predicted. Meanwhile, the Board of Airline Representatives of Australia (BARA) noted the reliance on a single supplier of fuel at key global airports was also an issue on this side of the Tasman, such as the shortages at Melbourne Tullamarine in 2015.

Day takes a baby step with a big round at BMW Championship

The Victorian-born World No. 22 remained in command atop of the board for a third day running in managing five birdies including an important "4" at the last and dropping just two shots on the Conway Farms course . "And last week I showed that a couple of shots going in the back nine is not enough". "One of those eagles was a chip-in from 30 feet from beyond the green at the par-five 14th".

Equifax identifies flaw hackers exploited in breach

The organization says it has been trying since the first reports of the Equifax breach surfaced to determine if it affects any of the approximately 10,000 CAA members who signed up for the program. But a delay of several months to remove a high-priority vulnerability is generally considered a unsafe security practice. More recently, Equifax's cybersecurity has come under fire.

Air Berlin flights hit by 'ill' pilots

The German airline Air Berlin canceled more than 110 flights on Tuesday because of a high number of sick leaves. Chief executive Thomas Winkelmann said employees were "playing with fire" with their apparent protest action, which comes ahead of a Friday deadline for interested bidders to submit offers to take over parts of Germany's second-largest airline.

Volkswagen revs up electric shift with $24 billion, 300-car onslaught

Prior to the start of the Frankfurt show, Volkswagen chairman Dr Herbert Diess told the press , "The Volkswagen brand will be investing 6 billion Euros in electric mobility over the next five years". The world is shifting toward electric vehicles, but it's proving to be a gradual process. The VW Group includes Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche, Skoda, Seat, Bentley and Bugatti.

Prime real estate: Amazon opens search for 2nd headquarters

Leaders from cities across the USA are vying for a chance to reap in the lucrative bid, and Tulsa has already proclaimed interest to bid for Amazon's new headquarters. "We expect HQ2 to be a full equal to our Seattle headquarters", Jeff Bezos , founder and chief executive of Amazon, said in a statement . It clearly has "metropolitan areas with more than 1 million people" and "urban or suburban locations with the potential to attract and retain strong technical talent", as proven by the ...

World's 5 major rising economies support Iran deal

The next deadline is October, and U.S. President Donald Trump has said he thinks by then the United States will find Iran out of compliance. Ms. Haley's comments came on a day when Mr. "Congress could debate whether the nuclear deal is in fact too big to fail", Haley asserted. Haley argued that judging Iran's nuclear intentions purely on the basis of its compliance with the "flawed" JCPOA was "dangerous and short-sighted".

Missing Temple Student Found Dead; Fmr. Student Charged With Murder

Huppereterz is reported to have told detectives that he was so drunk on the night in question that he did not remember who he left the bar with. Later that day, Burleigh's father reported his daughter missing, launching a missing-persons investigation by local and campus police.

UK, Japan to hike pace of sanctions against N Korea: May

Talks over the course of the day focused on North Korea , which on Tuesday fired a missile over Japan, but Brexit was also touched upon. Britain stands "shoulder to shoulder" with Japan in the face of the increased threat from North Korea, Theresa May has said.