- Why Is Best Buy Testing A New In-Home Consultation Service?
Best Buy‘s sales are increasingly threatened by Amazon, which is poised to overtake it in the consumer electronics segment. In response, Best Buy is testing a new in-home consultation service in three regions in the U.S. ...
By Trefis Team. Forbes. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 17:38:00 GMT.
- U.S. Diplomat Tackled, Injured By Guard Outside Moscow Embassy
A U.S. official has told RFE/RL that a U.S. diplomat was tackled and injured by a Russian security service guard outside the U.S. Embassy in Moscow earlier this month in what appeared to be an unprovoked attack.
Radio Liberty. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 17:31:56 +0000.
- Pending U.S. Home Sales Slumped in May Amid Supply Shortage
Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in May, with the year-over-year pace of pending sales sliding for the first time in nearly two years.
The Associated Press. International Herald Tribune. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 14:48:44 GMT.
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- Gay Men Ivory Coast Attacked over Event for Orlando Victims
Gay men in Ivory Coast say they've been assaulted and forced to flee their homes after the U.S. Embassy published a photo of them signing a condolence book for victims of this month's killings at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 12:03:14 -0400.
- Hand sanitizer makers face questions from FDA
Federal health officials in the U.S. want to know whether hand sanitizers used by millions of Americans work as well as manufacturers claim — and whether there are any health risks to their growing use.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 10:55:53 EDT.
- El Chapo's Extradition to US Suspended
A Mexican judge has temporarily blocked the extradition to the U.S. of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, Mexico's most powerful drug lord and one of the world's most notorious criminals. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 07:11:40 -0400.
- The Cautionary Tale of Juan Martín del Potro
The hard-hitting Argentine, making his return to Wimbledon, won the United States Open at age 20 but since then has struggled through three wrist operations.
Christopher Clarey. International Herald Tribune. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 03:17:42 GMT.
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- Pat Summitt, legend of women's basketball, dies at 64
Acclaimed basketball coach Pat Summitt, who led one of the best teams in college history and the USA team to Olympic glory, dies aged 64 after a long battle with Alzheimer's.
BBC News. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:05:28 GMT.
- Top Gear USA cancelled, BBC confirms
The US version of the popular motoring show has been cancelled, the BBC has confirmed.
BBC News. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:01:44 GMT.
- United States Senate stonewalls bids to limit gun sales in wake of nightclub tragedy
The Orlando massacre, the worst mass shooting in modern American history, has seemingly done little to influence lawmakers to clamp down on guns.
Mail & Guardian. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0200.