U.S. retailers saw a 2.3 percent increased in sales on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Sales at brick-and-mortar stores on Thanksgiving and Black Friday rose to $12.3 billion, according to a report from ShopperTrak.
Delegates attending the Aircraft Engineers International (AEI) 41st Annual Congress 2013 in Melbourne, Australia have been informed that known but unreported aircraft defects remains the biggest single threat to passenger safety.
The Irish subsidiaries of Sony Music, Universal Music and Warner Music will ask the High Court to order five of the largest broadband providers to block access to Kickass Torrents (Kat), a file-sharing site used by web users to download music and movie files.
Frigid weather headed to the U.S. Plains states next week will push the young wheat crop into dormancy and cause damage if snow fails to blanket the crop before the Arctic blast hits the region, an agricultural meteorologist said.