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Cyber Monday transforms as shoppers are more connected

ComScore expects mobile sales to make up 20 percent of online sales for the first time this year , and Adobe said mobile purchases surged 33 percent on Black Friday to $1.2 billion. Online was bigger than expected on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. They're fixated on deals and more readily using technology to find them whenever they want to buy.



Chicago police fatally shoot man who fired at officers

Also Tuesday morning Johnson said that knowledge of the previous fatal shooting in which a gun was not recovered did not influence his decision to strip the sergeant of his police powers so swiftly. Police say 33-year-old Richard Grimes shot his pregnant girlfriend in the stomach Sunday night in the 11th District. The officer opened fire in the 6500 block of South Marshfield, a few blocks from where the chase began, striking Raye multiple times.


Former darts champion dropped from TV over abuse comments

Former darts champion dropped from TV over abuse comments

Several former footballers have recently come forward in order to go public and raise awareness of alleged historical abuse in football, a step which has won praise from politicians, sport administrators and abuse charities. A former champion darts player who was sacked from his job with Sky Sports for a series of slurs against gay people and sex abuse victims has lost a relationship with Newcastle United Football Club.


Euro zone recovery to continue, thanks to European Central Bank stimulus - Draghi

Euro zone recovery to continue, thanks to European Central Bank stimulus - Draghi

The bank insists its measures are working, but loan growth has failed to show the sharp uptick hoped for since its last batch of monetary policy moves in March. "There is a compelling case to try and fuel the improvement given past hiccups", Archer argued. Speaking at the European Parliament in Brussels on Monday, Mr.



United Kingdom to borrow $151 billion more after Brexit vote

The Chancellor said that GDP growth in 2017, the year the United Kingdom is expected to begin the process of leaving the European Union, is now expected to be just 1.4%. Hammond has managed to buy himself some leeway for future spending. "Rumours of the death of austerity (are) greatly exaggerated", Osborne's former top adviser Rupert Harrison said in a post on Twitter.