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Dec 16 2017

Salvation Army Doesn't Have Enough Toys for Pre-Teens

Food donations for the holidays will need to be done via gift cards and vouchers, as collecting and sorting toys will not allow enough time for food collection, sorting a...

Dec 16 2017

Oil prices edge higher on Forties outage, falling stocks

The price for Brent crude oil, the global benchmark for the price of oil and a component of the basket of oils carried by the Forties system, was up 0.28 percent as o...

Dec 14 2017

Retail bonanza as Black Friday shoppers boost high streets

That led economists to suggest the rise in sales may be temporary: Samuel Tombs, chief United Kingdom economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics, said the surge does "not signa...

Dec 13 2017

Westfield Corp. Acquired for $16 Billion

Westfield Corp . operates 16 malls in California, including Westfield Topanga, Westfield Fashion Square in Sherman Oaks and Westfield Valencia Town Center in Santa Clarit...

Dec 13 2017

Gas prices still falling in northern New England

On average, the vehicles got 2.7% better fuel economy when running Premium gas . The national average has fallen 2.5 cents per gallon in the last week. On average, veh...

Dec 10 2017

Winter Storm Benji in Photos

A winter storm advisory is in effect for the entire county. Snow squalls were reported in Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi. Atlanta has picked up between five and 10...

Dec 08 2017

Same-sex marriage bill looks set to pass Parliament

Also in the crowd - Ian Thorpe and Christine Forster, the sister of former prime minister Tony Abbott . One of those who voted against the legislation, Queensland MP ...

Dec 08 2017

Alaska Airlines to put limits on 'smart bags' starting January 15

If the customer is able to take the bag into the cabin with them, then they will be able to leave the battery installed. On Wednesday, during a special cargo session at...

Dec 08 2017

VW executive sentenced to 7 years for emissions scandal

The former general manager in charge of Volkswagen's environmental and engineering office has been fined and jailed in the United States, after pleading guilty to helpi...

Dec 07 2017

Japan Airlines puts millions into U.S. startup's supersonic plane

By relying on non-afterburning engines, composite structures and existing technology, the Boom airliner will be created to operate at a quarter of the costs of Concorde. ...

Dec 06 2017

Computer science is all the rage with students across the Asia Pacific

And as a father, I know that encouraging innovation doesn't just mean my boys are spending their afternoons playing on tablets or smartphones . By 2025, every student in ...

Dec 05 2017

Amazon Australia has launched, music coming soon

Industry research firm IBISWorld even put a number to it, last month saying the USA retailer would undercut Australian rivals to the tune of 30 %, while an Amazon staf...

Dec 04 2017

GM Self-Driving Cars to Be Ready for Ride-Sharing in 2019

LIDAR technology uses light reflection to make high-resolution images to provide a clearer view of the road for cars, more so than cameras or radars, GM says. An employee...

Dec 02 2017

The World's Biggest Lithium-ion Battery Launched in Australia on Friday

That's no small feat considering the battery is the size of a football field and is capable of powering 30,000 homes. As of December 1, this Australian mega-battery has ...

Dec 01 2017

Illegal Alien Who Shot Kate Steinle Found Not Guilty Of Murder

Zarate, 45, was acquitted of murder and involuntary manslaughter charges, as well as assault with a deadly weapon. Zarate was found guilty of being a felon in possess...

Nov 29 2017

Cyber Monday expected to be bigger

As of 10 a.m., sales had reached $840 million, a 17% increase from past year. "There has been a significant amount of debate surrounding the shifting importance of bric...

Nov 27 2017

Amazon's Jeff Bezos is worth over $100 billion amid Black Friday frenzy

Today the business is the largest online retailer in the world and the talk of town here in Australia, where the launch of Amazon's local offering is imminent. As pointed...

Nov 23 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NASDAQ:HPE) To Report Earnings

Past 5 years growth of TGT observed at 1.40%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company is expecting its growth at -4.18%. HPE's prediction ...

Nov 23 2017

Uber paid hackers to cover up massive data breach

At the time, the company was dealing with regulators investigating privacy breach claims with Uber , which could explain why former CEO Travis Kalanick kept the hack...

Nov 22 2017

The Best Apple Black Friday Deals For This Weekend

The full BJ's Black Friday 2017 Ad can be found at www.bjs.com/blackfriday . Sam's Club opens at 7 a.m. on Black Friday, and the store says sales prices will be vali...