• Marks & Spencer announces further store closures amid tumbling profits
Marks & Spencer announces further store closures amid tumbling profits

She said the closures will only hasten the decline unless M&S can shift the lost sales to its online channel and transfer to its other stores. M&S named 14 stores earmarked for closure, including in London's Bayswater and Holloway Road, with a total of 872 employees affected.

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  • Sterlite violence: HM seeks report on deaths, court stays construction
Sterlite violence: HM seeks report on deaths, court stays construction

Sterlite Copper has released an official statement expressing sorrow and regret over the deaths that took place during the anti-Sterlite protest in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin on Tuesday. "The government should pack up and go", NDTV quoted DMK leader Sarvanan as saying. "On an overall reading of the pamphlets as well as taking into consideration of...

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  • GOP lawmakers will review FBI source info
GOP lawmakers will review FBI source info

The president went on a prolonged Twitter rant about the investigation on Sunday, asking when it was going to 'STOP.' He has long claimed he is the victim of a witch hunt. "When we finally find out the truth about this, Director Clapper and the rest of them will be wearing some orange suits", he said. White House officials also won't participate.

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  • Trump Proposes Cutting Planned Parenthood Funds. What Does That Mean?
Trump Proposes Cutting Planned Parenthood Funds. What Does That Mean?

Anthony List, an anti-abortion political action committee, but the White House declined to reveal details of the rule Friday, the Washington Post reported . This proposal is a major victory for pro-lifers, but there is still more to be done. Cutting off funding has been the top priority for anti-abortion groups, which supported candidate Trump.

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  • Kandahar blast: Death toll rises to 16
Kandahar blast: Death toll rises to 16

Nematullah Barak, head of Mirwais hospital in Kandahar , said the latest figures "show 16 dead and 38 wounded people brought to the hospital". Another witness said he was inside his shop when the explosives detonated. At the moment, no terrorist or extremist group has claimed responsibility for the attack. Tuesday's explosion came as the Tali...

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  • Faf steers CSK into final
Faf steers CSK into final

Australian all-rounder Shane Watson, captain MS Dhoni and West Indian all-rounder Dwayne Bravo all fell cheaply for Chennai but number 10 Shardul Thakur hit three fours in a five-ball 15 not out to help Du Plessis secure victory. Bravo then chipped in with 2-25 that included a smart return tumbling catch to dismiss Yusuf Pathan before Brath...

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  • Voting underway — Georgia Primaries
Voting underway — Georgia Primaries

Need help getting to the polls? - If you are not sure where to go to vote, you can visit vrsws.sos.ky.gov/ovrweb/govoteky to find out. Are you a USA citizen and resident of California? Election Day is June 5, and the polls are open from 7 a.m.

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  • Republicans To Regroup After Farm Bill Fails In US House
Republicans To Regroup After Farm Bill Fails In US House

Late last week, after hearing from hundreds of Iowans and thousands across the country, the U.S. House of Representatives failed to pass its disastrous Farm Bill . I've been involved with farm bill and agriculture policy process for the last 20 years as a writer, amateur policy wonk and sometimes farmer. While the bill makes it more hard for...

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  • Syrian monitor says ISIS insurgents quit enclave, state media denies report
Syrian monitor says ISIS insurgents quit enclave, state media denies report

Gen. Ali Mayhoub, a Syrian army spokesman, declared Damascus and its surroundings "completely secure" on Monday. After the final convoy of militants left, the government released a statement saying, "The Syrian General Command of the Army and Armed Forces announced Damascus and Damascus countryside entirely safe areas after fully cl...

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  • Trump Says June Summit Meeting With North Korea Might Be Delayed
Trump Says June Summit Meeting With North Korea Might Be Delayed

Asked whether he could guarantee Kim's safety, Mr Trump said: "He will be safe, he will be happy, his country will be rich. Look at South Korea - don't forget, we helped South Korea - and it is one of the most incredible countries in terms of what they do".

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  • Central Intelligence Agency gets first female chief with confirmation of Gina Haspel
Central Intelligence Agency gets first female chief with confirmation of Gina Haspel

Six Democrats joined Republicans in favor of her as the new director. President Trump hailed her appointment as the first female director of the Central Intelligence Agency as a "proud milestone". That's in part because women, like Sarah Sanders, are failing to protect women in Trump's White House. "There was not much they could say". Brennan...

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  • One man killed in cougar attack in Cascade Mountains near Seattle
One man killed in cougar attack in Cascade Mountains near Seattle

S.J. Brooks, 32, died of her injuries and 31-year-old Isaac Sederbaum survived the ordeal. Two mountain bikers near North Bend did everything they were supposed to when confronted by a cougar, but one man is dead and another is now in satisfactory condition at Harborview Medical Center.

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  • Trump attacks ex-CIA chief over 'hit job' Russian Federation probe
Trump attacks ex-CIA chief over 'hit job' Russian Federation probe

In a statement after the meeting, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the Justice Department had asked its inspector general to look into "any irregularities. Republicans, meanwhile, pressed the issue. "What's interesting about that is he seems to have done more than simply inform; he wasn't somebody [who] was quietly presen...

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  • 'American Idol' Finale: Katy Perry's Pick To Win Season 16
'American Idol' Finale: Katy Perry's Pick To Win Season 16

Before the finale, Maddie opened up about how American Idol has changed her life. "Girl, you've changed for the better", Perry said. This year's three finalists - Gabby Barrett , Caleb Lee Hutchinson and Maddie Poppe - all performed during the finale, including duets between Barrett and judge Luke Bryan , Poppe and Kermit the Frog , and ...

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  • LeBron dominates as Cavs even series
LeBron dominates as Cavs even series

James, before the series began, said: "He's their rock". "We know Jaylen's a first-quarter player". It will be a lot easier said than done getting back to how well they played in game three, where all seven players that had significant minutes played stellar on both ends.

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  • US stocks jump on 'meaningful progress' in China-US trade talks
US stocks jump on 'meaningful progress' in China-US trade talks

In Asia, share markets were subdued on Tuesday in morning session despite gains seen on Wall Street on the back of an apparent cooling in recent US-China trade tensions. "China has agreed to step up its purchases of U.S. goods, and Washington DC has suspended its plans to impose tariffs on $150 billion (127 billion euros) worth of Chinese goods".

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  • Solo stars give us the scoop on major scene
Solo stars give us the scoop on major scene

Ellen recalled when Harrelson was on her show last week and said he stopped smoking pot and then started again, and asked if Ehrenreich knew what "time period" the croquet game was at. "It's super weird to me, because I gave it to my son", Glover said. " Solo: A Star Wars Story " co-writer Jonathan Kasdan sent the internet abuzz when he rev...

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  • Female officer fatally shot in Baltimore County; police searching for suspect
Female officer fatally shot in Baltimore County; police searching for suspect

The suspect's Jeep was later found ditched on a road, according to Vinson. Volunteer firefighter Logan Kurek said he ran outside and performed CPR on the officer until paramedics arrived, and says her injuries were consistent with being run over by a auto.

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  • Trump willing to walk away from North Korea summit, says Pence
Trump willing to walk away from North Korea summit, says Pence

Military drills in South Korea . But Trump also suggested Kim risks being overthrown and possibly death if the arsenal remains. But if the summit occurs, they say, it could have a negative effect on global warming. But that was a different phase in U.S. "I just don't think that's realistic". The coin announces Kim's title as "supreme leader", de...

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  • Bernie Sanders announces he's seeking reelection to the US Senate
Bernie Sanders announces he's seeking reelection to the US Senate

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) on Sunday said that national Democrats are "wrong" to warn against nominating candidates who they consider too progressive. And many consider him as a possible candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020. He says the 2018 midterm election will be a pivotal moment in US history and people must fig...

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