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June 19, 2018 8:49 PM Starbucks says it will close 150 stores next year

Starbucks will close 150 poorly performing company-operated stores next year, about three times as many as it typically closes. The company told investors late Tuesday that it expects same-store sales to grow just 1% for the quarter that begins next month, lowering its previous guidance. The stock slumped 3.5% in after-hours trading. "Our recent performance 23

June 19, 2018 7:37 PM Muguruza, Kvitova open grass campaigns with Birmingham wins

(Reuters) - Garbine Muguruza and Petra Kvitova kicked off their grass court seasons on Tuesday with comfortable victories in the first round of the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham. Spaniard Muguruza, the defending Wimbledon champion, dismantled Russia’s Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-1 6-2 in just over 59 minutes to book a second-round clash against 17

June 19, 2018 1:22 AM Stranger Things' Noah Schnapp, 14, Uses MTV TV Awards Win to Hit on Zendaya

Stranger Things‘ actor Noah Schnapp knows how to make a first impression. The 14-year-old actor took home the MTV Movie & TV Awards for Most Frightened Performance at the 2018 awards show — and upon taking to the stage, he said: “Hi, Zendaya.” “I don’t even know how to put in words how grateful I am to be here,” he added. “To all the fans, thank you so, so, so much.” While 23

June 18, 2018 1:59 PM Paul McCartney Performs At Nephew's Wedding

If Paul McCartney ever gets tired of selling out stadiums, he's got a career as a wedding singer, which he proved when he grabbed the mic over the weekend at his nephew's nuptials. Macca did an impromptu performance for about 300 guests at Fresh Meadow Country Club in Long Island on Saturday with the 20-piece wedding band. The groom was from his wife Nancy's 19

June 18, 2018 5:38 AM Google, Facebook Propel Jump in Global Ad-Spending Forecast

Magna revises forecast for global ad revenue growth to 6.4% from 5.2%, thanks largely to strong first quarter at Facebook and Google The backlash against Google and Facebook FB -0.49% from some big marketers isn’t denting their ad business. Magna, a division of Interpublic Group of Companies, predicts global ad revenue will increase 6.4% to $551 billion 23

June 17, 2018 9:04 PM Egypt goalkeeper declines beer-sponsored World Cup award

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia – An Egypt team official has confirmed goalkeeper Mohamed Elshenawy declined to receive a player of the match trophy at the World Cup for religious reasons. The trophy, an artistic red goblet, is sponsored by Budweiser. Islam prohibits the consumption of alcohol. Egypt team director Ihab Leheta told The Associated Press on Sunday 29

June 16, 2018 2:53 PM Paul Pogba, Antoine Griezmann Lead France Past Australia in 2018 World Cup

Goals from Antoine Griezmann and Paul Pogba helped France beat Australia 2-1 at the Kazan Arena in Russia on Saturday at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Griezmann dispatched a penalty—awarded via the video assistant referee (VAR)—in the 58th minute to give Les Bleus the lead, though Mile Jedinak equalised from the spot just four minutes later after a handball 27

June 15, 2018 11:15 PM Brian Cashman: Yankees have reached out to 'at least' 20 teams about potential trades

“You tell them to try not to let this affect how you go about your business because that will just make things worse while you go through it,” Cashman said. “See what happens. Force your way back up here, wait for the injury to hit. We tell people also at the same time they're playing for 29 other clubs. It works out one way or the other; Gleyber got up here because 25

June 15, 2018 9:06 PM Cowboys' David Irving suspended four games

FRISCO, Texas -- For the second straight year Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman David Irving will open the season on the suspended list. Irving will miss the first four games because of violating the NFL's substance abuse policy. In 2017, he missed the first four games for violating the performance-enhancing drug policy. It continues a tumultuous offseason 18

June 14, 2018 1:33 PM Brazil experiments with a new 'magic quartet' at World Cup

Brazil experiments with a new 'magic quartet' at World Cup Brazil will be experimenting with a new version of the "magic quartet" in Russia. More than a decade after the five-time world champions arrived for the World Cup in Germany with its prolific foursome of Ronaldinho, Kaka, Ronaldo and Adriano, Brazil is set to use a "Fab Four" of Neymar, Willian 37