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#NotInMyName: Indians protest against rise in mob violence

#NotInMyName: Indians protest against rise in mob violence

Finance June 29, 2017 at 1:48 pm 0 comments

Indian protesters hold placards in New Delhi.

New Delhi (CNN)Braving monsoon rains, thousands of people across India took to the streets Wednesday night to protest against what they claim is a rise in mob violence aimed at minority groups.

Dubbed …

After Helicopter Attack, Venezuelans Ask, What Was That About?

After Helicopter Attack, Venezuelans Ask, What Was That About?

Finance June 29, 2017 at 4:51 am 0 comments

It was an outlandish attack on Venezuela’s centers of power: A police helicopter swooped down from a clear sky while someone inside dropped grenades on the Supreme Court and opened fire on the Interior Ministry.

The rogue police officers inside …

More than 1,100 jobs on the line at 160-year-old Jones Bootmaker as another private equity-owned retailer teeters on the brink of administration

More than 1,100 jobs on the line at 160-year-old Jones Bootmaker as another private equity-owned retailer teeters on the brink of administration

Finance June 27, 2017 at 2:14 pm 0 comments

More than 1,100 jobs are at risk at long-established high street retailer Jones Bootmaker as its owner scrambles to secure a deal to save it from administration.

Alteri Investors, the private equity firm that owns the 160-year-old high street chain, …

Belgium tightens security after driver tries to ram shopping area

Belgium tightens security after driver tries to ram shopping area

Finance June 22, 2017 at 2:14 pm 0 comments

Soldiers patrol on Meir shopping street in Antwerp, Belgium, on Thursday. Belgian authorities have raised security in the port of Antwerp after a car with French licence plates drove at high speed through a busy shopping street, forcing pedestrians to …

Special invisible liquid invented by two British brothers used to protect priceless antiquities in Syria from looting to fund ISIS atrocities

Special invisible liquid invented by two British brothers used to protect priceless antiquities in Syria from looting to fund ISIS atrocities

Finance June 21, 2017 at 8:16 am 0 comments

Priceless antiquities in war-torn Syria will be protected from being looted to fund ISIS atrocities thanks to a special invisible liquid invented by two British brothers.

Millions of pounds worth of coins, pottery, statues and other objects have been plundered …

3 Little-Known Ways to Save Big on Your Next Trip to Home Depot

3 Little-Known Ways to Save Big on Your Next Trip to Home Depot

Finance June 19, 2017 at 5:09 pm 0 comments

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Your go-to hardware store may once have been that mom-and-pop shop on a downtown corner in Everytown, USA. That joint’s likely out of business now thanks to that orange-tinged big box giant, Home Depot. But if all you’ve been …

Mothercare share price on the up as baby goods retailer’s online sales rise by over 13% while floor-space falls

Mothercare share price on the up as baby goods retailer’s online sales rise by over 13% while floor-space falls

Finance June 17, 2017 at 11:11 am 0 comments

Shares in Mothercare are up 2.84 per cent to 117.5p this morning, after the baby and childcare retailer posted strong quarterly sales.

Enjoying a 13.6 per cent rise in online sales, Mothercare saw like-for-like UK sales increase by 4.5 per …

Older Americans look to Senate for relief from ‘harmful’ health care bill

Older Americans look to Senate for relief from ‘harmful’ health care bill

Finance June 15, 2017 at 4:59 pm 0 comments

Allergan CEO: Health care reform ‘stuck’

Older Americans are still waiting to hear how Senate Republicans will make health insurance more affordable for them.

The House GOP plan to repeal Obamacare would send premiums soaring for many folks in their …

Exit poll points to hung parliament in 2017 general election

Exit poll points to hung parliament in 2017 general election

Finance June 9, 2017 at 2:08 am 0 comments

Theresa May’s gamble at calling an early general election following a massive Conservative lead in the polls appeared not to have paid off after a 10pm exit poll predicted that Britain was headed for a hung parliament.

The shock result, …

U.K. growth was weakest in Europe in first quarter

U.K. growth was weakest in Europe in first quarter

Finance June 8, 2017 at 7:43 pm 0 comments

Britain has slumped to the bottom of Europe’s economic growth league.

At 0.2%, its GDP growth rate in the first quarter (compared with the previous quarter) was the lowest seen across all 28 members of the European Union, according to …