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Starbucks closing all Teavana locations, including 2 in SA

Starbucks closing all Teavana locations, including 2 in SA A cup of coffee rests on a counter at a Starbucks coffeehouse in Austin, Texas, US. Schultz was succeeded at the top of the company by Johnson in April . The coffee giant said last quarter that many of its Teavana stores were a drag on results. For the quarter, Starbucks Corp . earned $691.6 million, or 47 cents per share. [Full Article...]

Trump swears in new chief of staff Kelly

Trump swears in new chief of staff Kelly More importantly, the culture of the White House that we are observing is not the function of Reince Priebus , it is a function of Donald Trump , who remains in office. Dianne Feinstein , D-Calif., said on CBS' "Face the Nation" that she hopes Kelly can "be effective", and "begin some very serious negotiation with the North and stop this program". [Full Article...]

Senate leader expected to send Gov. Rauner school funding bill

Senate leader expected to send Gov. Rauner school funding bill However, Monday evening, there appeared to be some progress as the Democrat-controlled Senate was working to release Senate Bill 1, which they had in procedural hold for two months to avoid an amendatory veto by Republican Gov. The special session ended Friday. Illinois Senate President John Cullerton says he will send the governor a bill today that overhauls the way the state distributes mone... [Full Article...]

Sheriff: 2 arrested, 1 sought accused of harboring Stroupe during manhunt

Sheriff: 2 arrested, 1 sought accused of harboring Stroupe during manhunt The Henderson County Sheriff's Office said in a press release that Stroupe crossed into eastern Tennessee near Gatlinburg and Sevierville sometime after 10 a.m. Wednesday as he was going to pick up a family member. In the aftermath of Stroupe's arrest, additional charges have been filed and arrests made in connection with the manhunt and Bryson's disappearance. [Full Article...]

Top Kenya election official 'tortured and murdered'

Top Kenya election official 'tortured and murdered' In an earlier statement, Chebukati said Msando was last seen Friday night and sent a text message to a colleague early Saturday morning suggesting "that he was conscious and fully aware of his itinerary for that day". A mortuary employee said Msando's body was brought in by police on Saturday alongside that of a woman. Kenyatta has repeatedly denied accusations leveled by the opposition that he ... [Full Article...]

Women's Basketball Big Ten Opponents Released

Women's Basketball Big Ten Opponents Released Each team will have four one-play opponents at home , four on the road and five matchups featuring home and away games. As they prepare for the upcoming schedule, Turgeon will aim for chemistry and rhythm to develop in time for the early start to Big Ten play. [Full Article...]

Family of Embassy Guard Leaves Home for Safety Reasons

Family of Embassy Guard Leaves Home for Safety Reasons Israel's Foreign Ministry Friday announced an investigation has been launched into the Amman incident. Mr Netanyahu's embrace of the guard after he and the rest of the embassy staff returned to Israel added to Jordanian anger over the shooting on July 23, when tensions were already running high over new Israeli security measures at Al Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem, of which Jordan is the cus... [Full Article...]

State Journal editorial: Trump targets loyal troops with tweets

State Journal editorial: Trump targets loyal troops with tweets At the time, Mattis said this "does not presuppose the outcome of the review", but Trump's tweets appeared to have done just that. Ivanka Trump apparently had no idea that her father, President Donald Trump , was planning on announcing a ban on transgender people serving in the military, Politico reported . [Full Article...]

Sessions travels to El Salvador

Sessions travels to El Salvador When Sessions hosted the attorneys general of El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala back in April , a spokesman declined to say whether gunrunning was discussed during the session. Trump blames Attorney General Jeff Sessions for recusing himself from the Russian Federation investigation. In remarks delivered to graduates of a law enforcement academy in the capital city San Salvador, Sessions ... [Full Article...]

Cleveland TV Station Takes Ruthless Shot At Kyrie Irving In Bizarre Ad

Cleveland TV Station Takes Ruthless Shot At Kyrie Irving In Bizarre Ad The Cavaliers were mired in one of the worst stretches in franchise history as they grasped to deal with life after James. I mean, sure, they were at a wedding, so Kyrie probably had a few drinks, but even drunk you don't laugh that hard at someone on an opposing team mocking your teammate unless you're just completely fed up with them. [Full Article...]

'All the bowling ladies!' - Aussie lawn bowlers channel Beyonce in brilliant protest

'All the bowling ladies!' - Aussie lawn bowlers channel Beyonce in brilliant protest A Change.org petition they launched has been signed by more than 6,000 people. "Whack the elderly and chuck them out of a bowls club and build a netball court that no one in the area wants". "We didn't know how hard the choreography would be", said Janine Halls, "I thought I'd done my shoulder at one stage". The Club has existed since 1958 and has over 600 members, and is now fighting back via... [Full Article...]

Body of swimmer missing off Point Pleasant Beach found

Representatives form Point Pleasant Beach Police Department, Ocean County Prosecutors Office, Ocean County Sheriff's Office CSI Unit, and the Ocean County Medical Examiners Officer responded to assist in the investigation. The man, believed to be between the ages 18 to 21, went into the water at Smith Point Beach along Fire Island just before 6:40 p.m. and his friends told life guards he never r... [Full Article...]

Tropical Depression 6 forms in Gulf of Mexico

Tropical Depression 6 forms in Gulf of Mexico A fairly strong wave has emerged off the coast of Africa & some potential for gradual development during the next week or so as the wave moves into the Central Atlantic. Meteorologist Travis Herzog said the small storm will produce a lot of rain for the southern half of Florida as it moves eastward into the Atlantic. A tropical storm warning is in effect for the west coast of Florida from Ancl... [Full Article...]

Everything you need to know as Russian Federation retaliates over United States sanctions bill

Everything you need to know as Russian Federation retaliates over United States sanctions bill The Russian foreign ministry had earlier demanded Washington cut its diplomatic presence in Russia by September to 455 - the same number Moscow has in the US. The Russian government will also seize two diplomatic properties in Moscow , retaliation for an Obama administration decision to take over two Russian mansions in the US, the Post added . [Full Article...]

UK court blocks bid to prosecute Tony Blair for invasion of Iraq

UK court blocks bid to prosecute Tony Blair for invasion of Iraq General Abdul Wahed Shannan Al Rabbat wanted to bring private prosecution against Blair for his " crime of aggression " during the 2003 war on Iraq. The Attorney General is reported to have intervened in the case and urged the Chief Justice to block the general's legal challenge on the grounds that it was "hopeless" and unarguable because the crime of aggression is not recognised in English la... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation defends slashing United States diplomats as hope fades of better

Russian Federation defends slashing United States diplomats as hope fades of better The president has previously fought hard against the idea of imposing further sanctions on Russia, and the White House was secretly looking at returning two Russian diplomatic compounds in the USA seized from the Kremlin late previous year. [Full Article...]

A dozen inmates escape Alabama jail, half still at large

A dozen inmates escape Alabama jail, half still at large The Walker County Sheriff's Office released a list of six prisoners they still were hunting for. Police in nearby Jasper County assisted Walker County police in the manhunt, requesting on Facebook that Jasper residents remain indoors and turn on all outdoor lights. [Full Article...]

Protests in Turkey against Israel

Protests in Turkey against Israel Of the $25 million, $15 million has been earmarked to support the housing sector and fix homes in East Jerusalem. Small business owners in the Old City will also receive a $1,000 subsidy to offset losses sustained during the almost two-week crisis, during which time many merchants were forced to shutter their shops. [Full Article...]

Pence to Baltic Allies: 'We Stand With You'

Pence to Baltic Allies: 'We Stand With You' The secretary of defense had been there recently, and it builds upon the vice president's trip when we addressed some of these leaders at the Munich Security Conference when he met with the three Baltic presidents then. Trump is expected to sign financial sanctions against Russia passed by Congress, and global observers are watching to see how Russian President Vladimir Putin will respond. [Full Article...]

Teen double rape: Man charged over first attack in Birmingham

Teen double rape: Man charged over first attack in Birmingham The teenager was attacked in a secluded part of the station, near Aston Villa's football ground, between 8pm on Tuesday and 2am the following morning. " I would once again like to thank the public and the media for their help in sharing this appeal ". The suspect being sought in relation to the second offence is described as a thick-set man of Asian appearance, about 5ft 6in, with large biceps. [Full Article...]


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