HERZOGENAURACH, March 8 (Reuters) – The new boss of Adidas hiked sales and profit targets for the German
sportwear firm on Wednesday and announced plans to increase
ecommerce sales, simplify business processes and keep investing
heavily in the key U.S. market.
School districts applauded for showing solidarity on a “A Day Without a Woman,” but others criticize leadership for leaving working families in a bind.
March 8 (Reuters) – Britain’s FTSE 100 index is seen opening down
8.5 points on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers. * The blue-chip FTSE 100 closed 0.2 percent lower on Tuesday, with
negative share moves seen by a string of firms following their poor earnings
updates offsetting gains in some firms that advanced on the back of a weaker
pound. * BHP BILLITON: BHP Billiton, fresh from signing a joint
venture to develop an oilfield off Mexico, remains on the lookout
KABUL, Afghanistan – The Afghan Defense Ministry says gunmen have attacked a military hospital in the capital, Kabul. Gen. Dawlat Waziri, a ministry spokesman, said an unknown number of gunmen entered the Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan Hospital Wednesday after an explosion and gunfire. The 400-bed military hospital is located near two civilian hospitals in the […]
The U.S. Senate on Tuesday called on the Trump administration to take a more aggressive approach to counter the growing number of anonymous bomb threats against Jewish organizations across the country. All 100 senators said in a letter addressed to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, FBI Director James Comey and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly that […]
NEW YORK – Twenty-five members of the New York and New Jersey Congressional delegation sent a letter asking President Donald Trump to stop a Gulf-based airline from starting a roundtrip flight between Newark, New Jersey, and Athens this month, the latest salvo in a dispute over claims of unfair competition. The letter released late Tuesday […]
A rabbit hole in the UK conceals the entrance to an incredible cave complex linked to the mysterious Knights Templar. New photos show the remarkable Caynton Caves network, which looks like something out of the movie “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.” The shadowy Knights Templar order is said to have used the caves. The […]
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., on Tuesday called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee to clarify an answer he gave during his confirmation hearing in January about possible meetings with Russians. “It’s hard to come to any other conclusion that he just perjured himself,” Franken told CNN, recalling the hearing. […]