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by | May 31, 2019 | 22:14

The line called "Dollar Tree Plus!" has been tested quietly in certain stores this month. Another strategy is the expansion of its test of Dollar Tree Plus merchandise, which the chain offers at "multi-price points". Dollar General , one of several discount retail chains, has become one of the fastest growing retailers in the U.S. According to the Institute for Local Self Reliance, there are now over 30,000 dollar stores in the U.S., up from around 18,000 a decade ago.

by | May 31, 2019 | 21:38

It's unclear why Amazon would be interested in operating a prepaid wireless service. T-Mobile and Sprint did not immediately respond to requests for comment. The $26-billion deal won support from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission last week, but still needs approval from the U.S. Department of Justice, which is looking at the merger on antitrust grounds.

by | May 31, 2019 | 21:02

The airline's computer system had been down for a number of hours Tuesday and caused delays and cancellations across the country. Air Canada tried to reassure people that its agents were "working hard to resolve this issue as soon as possible", but they could provide a time when everything would be fixed.

by | May 31, 2019 | 16:57

Key global tech companies are suspending sales of parts and software to the Chinese firm and several mobile carriers are delaying the launch of new Huawei handsets. Huawei has fervently denied these allegations from the start. LG Uplus Corp, the only South Korean telecom firm to use Huawei equipment for its 5G network, declined to comment.

by | May 31, 2019 | 07:07

This may give rise to a new trend whereby the Chinese listed companies in the USA markets may seek second listings on the Asian markets in the midst of trade war fear. An Alibaba listing would be a catalyst for further tech companies coming to Hong Kong, Morgan Stanley analyst Anil Agarwal wrote in a note on Tuesday.

by | May 31, 2019 | 05:06

Customs and Border Protection showing some of 1,036 migrants who crossed the U.S. -Mexico border in El Paso, Texas, the largest group the Border Patrol says it has encountered. The tariffs would stay at that level "unless and until Mexico substantially stops the illegal inflow of aliens coming through its territory", he said.

by | May 30, 2019 | 21:28

Uber, which is based in San Francisco, allows customers to book... But just in case you forget to mind your Ps and Qs, riders will receive in-app tips on how to improve their ratings. It's not clear exactly how low a users' rating has to drop in order for them to be in danger of deactivation. Parker added, "While we expect only a small number of riders to ultimately be impacted by ratings-based deactivations, it's the right thing to do".

by | May 30, 2019 | 13:17

Chinese telecom giant Huawei stepped up its legal battle on Wednesday to overturn USA legislation barring American federal agencies from buying its products amid an escalating high-tech dispute. "They provide a false sense of security, and distract attention from the real challenges we face", Song said. "The fact is, the United States government has provided no evidence to show that Huawei is a security threat".

by | May 30, 2019 | 12:25

Congress thus acted unconstitutionally when it "adjudicated Huawei's guilt and blacklisted it", the motion argues. The United States was the largest producer of rare-earth elements until the 1980s. California's Mountain Pass mine is the only operating USA rare earths facility. U.S. President Donald Trump, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, U.S.

by | May 30, 2019 | 10:38

It also lowered the current account surplus threshold from 3 percent of GDP to 2 percent, suggesting an expanded list of countries surveyed. "India has been removed from the monitoring list in this report , having met only one out of three criteria - a significant bilateral surplus with the United States - for two consecutive reports", the Treasury Department said in its latest semi-annual report on macroeconomic and foreign exchange policies of major trading partners of the U.S.

by | May 29, 2019 | 09:40

Shown the images of the tracking records, FedEx declined to make any comment, saying company policy prevented it from disclosing customer information. The US Commerce Department also added Huawei into the Entity List, which set a risky precedent, Song said. In other words, according to FedEx, yes, some packages went the wrong way: that happens when you ship 15 million parcels a day.

by | May 28, 2019 | 21:38

A large ratsnake was discovered in a group of shopping carts at a Walmart in Texas on Friday. Officers notified wildlife handler John Heckaman, who showed up to capture the snake. "Next thing I know I'm all over Facebook and then in the news as the 'Snake Charmer, '" Heckaman wrote. Thankfully, the snake was only a rat snake, which is not venemous.

by | May 28, 2019 | 10:45

Check out this list of events for the holiday. Parade - 9 a.m. Monday - From the Vietnam Memorial at Jackson-Milton Community Stadium on Mahoning Avenue and proceed to the North Jackson Cemetery on State Route 45. A parade will begin at 9 a.m. Monday at the College Street bridge, with a ceremony to follow at the Village Green. The 10 a.m. ceremony is hosted by Hays American Legion Post.

by | May 27, 2019 | 20:15

In France , Marine Le Pen's far-right Rassemblement National beat President Emmanuel Macron's party by a narrow margin. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz's centre-right party was projected to secure substantial backing from the electorate, with the far-right Freedom Party finishing a distant third, according to polling by Austria's public TV broadcaster.

by | May 27, 2019 | 19:06

Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard reportedly presented plans for an FCA-Renault merger to French finance minister Bruno Le Maire on Friday. A report over the weekend surfaced indicating that FCA and Renault have been in talks for a tie-up of their operations "that could include joining large portions of their businesses".

by | May 27, 2019 | 14:00

The carmaker said the tie-up would create a global automotive leader, with 8.7 million vehicle sales. The "broad and complementary brand portfolio would provide full market coverage, from luxury to mainstream", the statement said, adding that the deal would save the two carmakers €5 billion ($5.6 billion) a year.

by | May 27, 2019 | 09:12

Double or Nothing begins at 8:00 p.m. ET. There will be 21 participants in the Battle Royal with the victor becoming the number one contender for the AEW Championship. Live stream: US viewers can stream the show (for $50) through the B/R Live app. Pay-per-view: The show will be available through major American cable and satelite providers for $50.

by | May 27, 2019 | 08:46

The duo had boarded the Emirates EK-507 flight and the aircraft was recalled after it had already reached the taxiway and preparing for take-off from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport. They left the airport around 5 pm and reportedly returned to their Mumbai residence. Last month, Jet Airways officers and staff association president Kiran Pawaskar had written to the Mumbai police commissioner that the passports of Goyal and other directors and senior members of the Jet ...

by | May 26, 2019 | 22:10

In a statement to Android Authority , the SD Association confirmed that the step was taken in compliance with Trump's executive order, which makes the SD Association join in on an ever growing list of companies that are cutting ties with Huawei .

by | May 26, 2019 | 12:00

Zuckerberg has held talks with the governor of the Bank of England , Mark Carney , discussing the risks and opportunities involved in the crypto project and the firm is said to have spoken to officials of the U.S Treasury about regulatory concerns for the USA market.

by | May 26, 2019 | 10:44

Developed by Team Dynamics Motorsport , which runs Honda's successful British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) campaign, it takes the standard turbo hot hatch formula and turns it up to 11. These are huge compared with the standard 245/30 road tyres, and they're wrapped around 18-inch lightweight rally wheels. From the looks of it, one might find it hard to replace the flowing razor sharp lines of the Civic Type R with as muscular theme as the one shown in this concept.

by | May 25, 2019 | 23:38

Still, given Huawei's existing operations, it's unlikely the company would be pushing for a creation of an entirely new Internet-enabled ecosystem outside of its comfort zone, which happens to be smartphones, at least as far as consumer electronics are concerned.

by | May 25, 2019 | 17:28

Only 13% have acted to restrict use of their personal data - though it's clear that consumers are concerned about privacy and being more discriminating with things like location sharing in mobile apps. Because Google's European headquarters are in Ireland, the DPC's decision could serve as a blueprint for other European data regulators wishing to levy their own fines.

by | May 25, 2019 | 02:26

Oil prices dropped on Thursday, extending falls from the previous session amid surging USA crude inventories as ample supply and weak refinery data weighed on demand. The markets will be closed on Monday in Britain for the Spring Bank Holiday and in the United States for the Memorial Day holiday, marking the de-facto start of the summer driving season.

by | May 24, 2019 | 13:41

Some owners of Huawei phones around the world took to social media to express concern about whether the cut-off of suppliers would affect their handsets. However, Huawei says it saw the U.S. problem coming and has at least a year's supply of key components stockpiled, denting the immediate impact of the ARM amputation.