by | January 25, 2018 | 03:12

The stores closing represent about 20 percent of the company's total store count of around 900. In mid-December, a research report from UBS estimated that 183 Toys R Us stores were located within a 15-minute drive of at least one other location.

by | January 25, 2018 | 03:11

Passenger numbers rose by 8% to 18.8 million in the same period. While the numbers at easyJet may be encouraging, the musical chairs in the boardroom is less so. JPMorgan, which is bullish on easyJet with an "overweight" rating, also lifted its price target on the shares today, from 1,550p to 1,560p. Roughly half of sales come from the UK.

by | January 25, 2018 | 03:07

But a closer look reveals that almost half - 49 percent - of Nebraska's third- through eighth-grade students failed to meet proficiency standards in reading. According to the organization, the program would allow individuals or businesses to receive a tax credit from state taxes when they contribute to qualified nonprofits giving tuition assistance to low- and middle-income students attending private schools.

by | January 25, 2018 | 03:05

The strike comes as the USA -led coalition, along with a separate offensive by the Russian-backed Syrian government, is coming close to completely retaking all the territory seized by ISIS during Syria's ongoing civil war. The United States and Russian Federation both have military forces in Syria and have urged Turkey to show restraint in its campaign, named Operation Olive Branch, to crush the US-backed Kurdish YPG in the Afrin region on Turkey's southern border.

by | January 25, 2018 | 02:56

This decision by Richards comes after a year of media appearances fighting attempts to defund the abortion giant which was a priority of President Trump and the Republican Congress. The administration said last week it would rescind the Obama-era guidance, issued in 2016, that warned states against ending Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood .

by | January 25, 2018 | 02:51

Inamullah Miakhial, spokesman for Nangarhar regional hospital, said one person was killed and at least 14 wounded were brought to the hospital. U.S. Despite the halt, Miles said, "we remain fully committed to helping the most deprived children of Afghanistan". Monica Zanarelli, the International Committee of the Red Cross' head of delegation in Afghanistan, said that an attack against an organization that helps children is " outrageous ".

by | January 25, 2018 | 02:50

Wagner could also choose another religion", Friese told Berliner Zeitung , noting that Wagner had resigned from the board two weeks ago. On the party's Brandenburg state committee, Wagner's work focused on churches and faith communities, according to the state broadcaster.

by | January 25, 2018 | 02:50

Two terrorists , affiliated to the Hizbul Mujahideen, were also gunned down during the encounter. "After firing exchanges started between militants and the security forces, protesters pelted stones at the security forces to disrupt the operation".

by | January 25, 2018 | 02:45

Political administration officials informed Geo News that two people including a commander of the Haqqani Network were killed in a Wednesday morning drone strike close to the Orakzai Agency and Kurram Agency border. The residents were quoted as saying that the spy aircraft kept on hovering very low at the airspace of Orazkai and its neighboring areas including tribal region of Kurram and Hangu district of the adjoining Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province before launching the strike.

by | January 25, 2018 | 02:43

Twins Aiden and Ethan Dvash-Banks are at the center of a lawsuit against the State Department because one has been left without citizenship. The couple, who married in 2010, have filed a federal lawsuit against the State Department seeking the same rights for Ethan as his brother.

by | January 25, 2018 | 02:43

Be a good fan and enjoy the ride even when it is over. I don't know about this, but the 90's narrative is losing ammunition for me. Fans don't play the game, they only buy tickets and cheer and that certainly doesn't give them a right to act like fools and treat the players like crap.

by | January 25, 2018 | 02:39

They will rightly be dismayed by the reports they have read today and will consider that the alleged behaviour has no place being taken in the name of charity, whether raising funds for good causes or not. An investigation into a Mayfair gala event by the Financial Times newspaper has led to accusations of groping and harassment of event hostesses. One of the lots on offer at the auction was tea with the Bank of England Governor Mark Carney, but the Bank said it had not approved the prize.

by | January 25, 2018 | 02:36

Four others were injured but were not shot. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and the families there", she said. "She was such a ideal sweet soul and this is just unbearable for our family", Secret said. Sophomore twins Mason and Christian Cosner were injured in the attack on Marshall County High School. "There's no good answer for it", Bevin said.

by | January 25, 2018 | 02:35

Cape Town - The average annual consumer price inflation for 2017 remained within the government's 3% to 6% target band. Consumer prices in New Zealand were up 0.1 percent on quarter in the fourth quarter of 2017, Statistics New Zealand said on Thursday.

by | January 25, 2018 | 02:39

And he urged journalists to make it their mission to "communicate the truth". The message made no reference to how some public figures - most notably U.S. "Untrue stories can spread so quickly that even authoritative denials fail to contain the damage", he said. "The best antidotes to falsehoods are not strategies, but people: people who are not greedy but ready to listen, people who make the effort to engage in honest dialogue so that the truth can emerge; people who are attracted by ...

by | January 25, 2018 | 02:33

While acknowledging that it is legitimate for each leader to say "My country first", Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said trade was the means towards economic growth - and that protectionism runs counter to that. The annual World Economic Forum in Davos is widely viewed as a gathering of global elites who heavily value globalization, migration, trade and cooperation.

by | January 25, 2018 | 02:35

A senior US official said that as of Tuesday the Turks had not been ready to engage in detail on such a proposal. Turkey can not continue to cooperate with the Assad regime, and that "the injustice of the shedding of the blood of its people can not contribute to the establishment of a future for Syria , the spokesman for Turkish President Recep Erdogan, Ibrahim Gulen said in response to a question on whether Turkey will agree to a transition phase involving Bashar al Assad, and the ...

by | January 25, 2018 | 02:22

Modi praised India, home to some 1.2 billion people, for its commitment to democracy and diversity. "If we are the children of the Earth, then why is there today a war of sorts between us and the Earth?" he asked. Instead, billionaires increased their wealth by $762bn past year, enough to end "global extreme poverty seven times over", the UK-based charity's annual inequality report said.

by | January 25, 2018 | 02:22

The Prime Minister's Office later apologized for issuing a late notice and promised to provide a summary of what it called a "last-minute pull-aside" meeting between the two men. "They also expressed content with the positive dynamics of the Ukrainian-Israeli political dialogue at all levels", the press service said. The Trudeau-Netanyahu chat comes weeks after the Canadian government chose to abstain from voting on a resolution condemning U.S.

by | January 25, 2018 | 02:18

The Congress today was ambivalent about CPI (M) leader Sitaram Yechury's proposal for moving an impeachment motion against the Chief Justice of India and said its leaders in the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha would make the party position clear after talking to all parties.