The Port Royal Sears Hometown store, one of 13 localized versions of the parent appliance store in South Carolina, is in liquidation and is closing down after 14 years of service. An official closing date has not yet been specified.
International police agency Interpol said a giant operation against illegal trade in wildlife and timber resulted in millions of dollars-worth of seizures and the identification of 1,400 suspects across the world.
Migration declined last year in the developed world for the first time since 2011 but the overall trend is inevitably up, according to a new report from an economic organization representing the world's wealthiest countries.
On the evening of May 29, the power was out in the two front rooms of Stanley Edgar's Rockwall, Texas home, where he lives with his 32-year-old son Brandon, Brandon's girlfriend and the couple's children.
World Cup matches will remain on free-to-air television in Australia until the end of the group stage after a telecommunications company with live streaming rights continues to have difficulties delivering its service.
Telstra Corp., Australia's largest telecommunications company, has announced plans to ax 8,000 jobs _ one in four employees _ over three years in a bid to save 1 billion Australian dollars ($740 million).
Canada's Senate has given final passage to the federal government's bill to legalize recreational cannabis, though Canadians will have to wait at least a few months to legally buy marijuana as their country becomes the second to make pot legal nationwide.
After years of rocket attacks and militant infiltrations from Gaza, residents of southern Israel are now coping with a new kind of threat: incendiary kites and balloons that have damaged farmlands and nature reserves.