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Low-cost grocery chain Aldi plans more US stores

Low-cost grocery chain Aldi plans more US stores

If it meets the five-year target, the discounter will be the third largest grocery chain in the U.S. with a projected 100 million customers per month. With 2,500 stores, it would trail only Walmart (which now operates about 4,200 U.S. Supercenters and Neighborhood Market stores combined); and Kroger (nearly 2,800 stores) in terms of number of stores operated, while surpassing Albertsons Cos.


German police release Britons questioned over 'terror talk'

German police release Britons questioned over 'terror talk'

The three men were handed over to police who questioned them "on suspicion they planned a serious crime against the state", the term used for terrorist attacks . But no unsafe contents or explosives were found in the bag or on board the aircraft. "At present, Cologne police authorities assume that a real threat situation did not exist", police said.


Afghanistan sees ISI hand in Kabul blast

Afghanistan sees ISI hand in Kabul blast

He was an Afghan security guard, underlining again that it is mostly Afghans who bear the brunt of these attacks. "Our Canadian embassy sustained significant damage to its first floor and there was minimal impact on the rest of the building", Freeland said.


Anti-Sharia Law protesters show up with guns to Richardson mosque

Anti-Sharia Law protesters show up with guns to Richardson mosque

Sharia is incompaitble [ sic ] with our Constitution and with American values. "Because we stand on the truth". Takim said most Muslims don't want to replace United States law with Shariah, which offers guidelines or principles on how Muslims should live.



Uber fires more than 20 employees following harassment investigation

Of the 215 claims, Uber said 54 were related to discrimination, 47 related to sexual harassment, 45 to unprofessional behaviour, 33 to bullying and 36 to other types of claims. Amit Singhal , the former Uber engineer, has denied the allegations . This will result in further actions being taken against employees, according to the source.



A hung Parliament - 5 things to know

London [U.K.], June 10: Outrightly rejecting calls for her resignation, Prime Minister Theresa May is considering to clinch a deal with the Democratic Unionists Party (DUP) to guide the United Kingdom through crucial Brexit talks. She had hoped for a more decisive majority than the 331 seats won by former prime minister David Cameron in the 2015 general election but instead she ended by sacrificing the small lead she did have in Parliament.