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Higher customer traffic boosts Wal-Mart’s sales

Higher customer traffic boosts Wal-Mart’s sales

July 10, 2017 at 2:56 am 0 comments

This file photo shows the sign of a Wal-Mart store in San Jose, Calif. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Tuesday reported higher-than-expected U.S. sales, helped by more customer visits to stores and accelerating online activity, and the world’s largest …

Green Day vocalist Billie Joe Armstrong: “What happened to Pedro is unthinkable”

Green Day vocalist Billie Joe Armstrong: “What happened to Pedro is unthinkable”

July 9, 2017 at 11:39 pm 0 comments

Green Day lead vocalist and guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong performs during the 2012 iHeart Radio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada . REUTERS/Steve Marcus/Files (UNITED STATES – Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)

has issued a statement regarding …

How Much Has Changed Since Oscar Expanded Best Picture Nominations?

How Much Has Changed Since Oscar Expanded Best Picture Nominations?

July 9, 2017 at 8:13 pm 0 comments

It has been nearly a decade since the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences expanded the number of nominations for best picture from five to a possible 10 films, in a move meant to inject more blockbusters into the …

Sheridan couple charged with armed robbery in Aurora parking lot

Sheridan couple charged with armed robbery in Aurora parking lot

July 9, 2017 at 5:11 pm 0 comments

Edwin Sergio Alequin and Nicole Barkes

A Sheridan man and woman have been charged with the armed robbery of a 46-year-old Aurora woman in the parking lot of a West Side strip mall, Aurora police announced Tuesday.

Edwin Sergio Alequin, …

The guilt of record warmth in Chicago — climate change?

The guilt of record warmth in Chicago — climate change?

July 9, 2017 at 2:15 pm 0 comments

Record-breaking temperatures on Feb. 18 and 19, 2017, draw Chicagoans outdoors.

While enjoying Tuesday’s warm weather in Chicago, Yashira Massey couldn’t help but feel a twinge of guilt.

In a plaza near NBC Tower, the 33-year-old, of the Austin neighborhood, …

Lexus and Porsche tie in J.D. Power reliability study

Lexus and Porsche tie in J.D. Power reliability study

July 9, 2017 at 8:19 am 0 comments

The Toyota Camry received the least number of complaints by owners tracked in the latest J.D. Power Vehicle Reliability Study. (Toyota)

Lexus and Porsche tied for the top spot in auto information company J.D. Power’s annual vehicle reliability study.

But …

WWE News: Dixie Carter To Appear On WWE Network This Monday

WWE News: Dixie Carter To Appear On WWE Network This Monday

July 9, 2017 at 2:46 am 0 comments

In WWE news, former TNA President and current Impact Wrestling board member, Dixie Carter, is making an appearance on a WWE Network special. The WWE has never mentioned TNA by name—when former TNA wrestlers like Samoa Joe and A.J. Styles …

‘The Walking Dead’ Spoilers: Norman Reedus Talks Morgan And Ezekiel

‘The Walking Dead’ Spoilers: Norman Reedus Talks Morgan And Ezekiel

July 8, 2017 at 5:01 pm 0 comments

The Walking Dead Season 7B had Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) and his group asking King Ezekiel (Khary Payton) to join the fight against the Saviors. Unfortunately, the storyline did not go the way fans expected. Instead of agreeing, Ezekiel took …

Why the time is right to set up an international terrorism court

Why the time is right to set up an international terrorism court

July 8, 2017 at 2:03 pm 0 comments

The global toll of terrorism is rising at an alarming rate. According to the Institute for Economics and Peace, terrorist incidents claimed 3,329 lives in 2000 but 32,685 in 2014, and the economic costs of terrorism skyrocketed at least tenfold …

Dakota pipeline camp raided after a protesters defy deadline, refuse to leave

Dakota pipeline camp raided after a protesters defy deadline, refuse to leave

July 8, 2017 at 11:06 am 0 comments

CANNON BALL, N.D. – Police in riot gear began arresting the last remaining protesters at a makeshift camp in North Dakota on Thursday after they defied several orders to leave the area.

It’s unclear if any protesters remained at the …