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Walmart plans to close 63 Sam's Club stores


He wanted to go inside Sam's Club to shop for discounted items, but the hour wait made it impossible. Sam's Club is a retailer that offers wholesale sizes and prices to individual buyers who purchase a membership to the store. It's unclear whether or not these stores will remain open. " Many times it is cheaper to close a money-losing store than try to turn it around", he said. Read More »

Bulldogs Surge Late to Win Rose Bowl and National Bid


They just felled the stylish Sooners and their swaggering quarterback , and now they'll face Alabama , the gold standard of college football . The Sooners failed to make a first down on six of those possessions. Mayfield and company responded when running back Rodney Anderson ran for three straight plays, eventually ending up in the end zone to retake the lead, 14-7. Read More »

GM Seeks US Approval for Car With No Steering Wheel


General Motors announced its self-driving Cruise AV-a modified electric Chevrolet Bolt-on Friday, January 12, following a petition submitted to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to deploy a vehicle that doesn't comply with current safety standards. Read More »

Nadal and federer 'are favourites'

If I got to play the way I did yesterday against the number five in the world. "It was a fantastic test for me to see where I am, to see what we have done as a team and whether it works on the court and it works pretty well", Djokovic said, via Yahoo! "It worked pretty well". Read More »

Resignations, fallout grow for embattled producer Weinstein


Claims were reported in The New York Times at the weekend, alleging Weinstein had sexually harassed his female employees over almost thirty years, reportedly reaching private settlements with eight of the women. These allegations span numerous decades and Weinstein was so powerful and influential that in many cases the assaults were covered up and never reported on. Read More »

Colts Escape With Win To Cap Off Peyton Manning's Special Weekend

The golden leg of Adam Vinatieri saved the Colts in overtime. - San Francisco is allowing teams to start on their own 31.4 yard line on average this season, the second worst in the league. Mack complements those two because he's more inclined to get to the edge and turn on his speed. Having Ryan Kelly back certainly helped stabilize the running game. Read More »

Relief In Sight For SMEs And Exporters As GST Council Meets Today


Rahul Gandhi had said earlier in the day that petrol and diesel should be brought under the GST regime to prevent excessive profiteering. Indore: Giving a heavy blow to the great expectations of anguished traders, decisions taken by GST council could hardly charm them even half way mark. Read More »

Ford to cut costs $14 bln, invest in trucks, electric cars -CEO


After Hackett took over in hours there were changes in the shares not reportable but some. "Part of the $7 billion capital reallocation includes reintroducing the Ranger pickup truck and Bronco SUV in North America and moving production of the next-generation Focus small auto to China, plans that were previously disclosed", writes Mike Colias for the Wall Street Journal . Read More »

Senators Rip Credit-Reporting Model in Wake of Equifax Breach


By the end of the week, Smith will have testified in four congressional hearings . No current Equifax official testified. Equifax first notified the public of the security breach on September 7, though it said the unauthorized access is thought to have happened from May 13 to July 30 , with Equifax's security team catching the hack on July 29 . Read More »

Equifax to offer free credit freezes for life, new CEO claims


At that time, I was informed that there was evidence of suspicious activity on our dispute portal and that the portal had been taken offline to address the potential issues. The executives maintain that they were unaware of the hack when they sold their shares. "The scale of this hack was enormous and we struggled with the initial effort to meet the challenges that effective remediation posed", Smith said in the remarks . Read More »

Google Pixel 2 XL Specifications Leaked in Full Ahead of Today's Launch


Google is holding a press event tomorrow (Thursday, October 5) to unveil, among other things, the Pixel 2 (or 2s, because we expect there to be a few of them). We don't expect a 3,840x2,160p resolution yet, as the 4K content is still limited and there are hardly any 4K smartphones barring the Sony Xperia XZ Premium. Read More »

Tax reform or tax cuts?


If the GOP uses budget reconciliation rules to expedite tax reform (and it nearly certainly will), then the party must make this legislation "revenue-neutral", meaning that the new tax system can't cost the government more money than it brings in. Read More »

Internationals battling at Presidents Cup


Then the Americans came back, as they have around the turn all week. Day drove into a video board tower complex on the 12th. Barely. Of course, none of this wound up mattering because Spieth and Reed are on Team USA and Team USA has basically won every match this week. Read More »

GoPro Hero 6 can be in your hands now for $499


Pacific Time in San Francisco. Furthermore, the Hero6 Black can capture images in both RAW and HDR modes and is waterproof as well. The company has been talking up the opportunity in 360-degree cameras for nearly two years now (particularly in the context of capturing virtual reality content), and Fusion had a pilot program over the summer to gauge interest. Read More »

Puerto Rico requires relief and rebuilding


He said he may also stop in the US Virgin Islands during the Tuesday trip. Some Puerto Ricans on Long Island are criticizing President Donald Trump's response to the crisis in Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria . He said that Puerto Rican residents would have to pay at least twice as much for food, drinking water and other supplies without the waiver. President Trump says he'll visit the island next week, planning a Tuesday trip to survey the damage. Read More »

Senate GOP pulls Graham-Cassidy bill to avoid vote defeat


The decision was that the votes simply weren't there . On Monday, Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine) announced that she would not support the bill, saying that it was "deeply flawed". Cassidy and Graham unveiled a revised version of their plan Monday morning that featured a series of changes created to convince skeptical Republican colleagues to back it. Read More »

Boeing says committed to United Kingdom, listened to concerns over N Ireland jobs


The prime minister had previously lobbied President Donald Trump after US aircraft maker Boeing alleged that Bombardier used unfair government subsidies to sell planes at artificially low prices. Meanwhile, Sinn Fein's Michelle O'Neill is writing letters , the SDLP calls for unity with Sinead Bradley pointing out that "the final ruling will not be heard until February next year". Read More »

Fed Needs To See Prices Rise Before Next Rate Hike


Bloomberg's dollar index, which had jumped the most since January in early trading, retreated but remained positive as the Fed chair said raising interest rates gradually is the appropriate policy stance considering the uncertainty surrounding inflation. Read More »

No vote this week on GOP health care bill


A new analysis finds that 34 states and Washington , D.C., would lose money under the newest version of the Republican health care bill. McConnell could afford to lose only two of his members. The Republican senator called the protesters "good fodder for Twitter", proclaiming that the Senate panel is above such "shenanigans". Susan Collins (R-Maine) said on Monday that they would not vote for the latest version. Read More »

Oil Prices Dip, but Bullish Sentiment Persists

The front-month in US crude's West Texas Intermediate (WTI) futures was up $0.08, or 0.2%, at $50.63 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. At Wednesday' session, Brent and WTI were up about 16% for the third quarter - on track to their largest quarterly gain since 2004. Read More »

Fed to start unwinding bond portfolio


But the August increase in consumer prices was in large part driven by volatile energy prices. Add it all together and the message is this: The Fed is simply unwilling to see just how low the unemployment rate can go without stoking higher inflation. Read More »

Gold hits three-week low; Fed rate hike outlook weighs


The main event, however, will be the Fed's meeting today and tomorrow, at which it is likely to take another step toward policy normalization in what is rapidly becoming a worldwide trend. Forecasters expect the Fed to leave rates unchanged and stick to plans to raise rates in December. USA central bank leaders are expected to hold the key interest rate steady this week, but they may begin trimming a huge bond-buying program that was meant to boost economic growth. Read More »