As grocer Lidl plans its U.S. launch, American incumbents like grocer Kroger (KR) are bracing themselves for heightened competition from the low-cost German rival. Lidl plans to open its first U.S. stores on June 15, with 20 stores opening this summer in Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina and a total of 100 East Coast locations by next summer. The privately held German chain operates over 10,000 stores in Europe and is known for its price competitiveness. According to an analysis by Oppenheimer analyst Rupesh Parikh, there will be four Lidl stores within one mile of a Kroger location and nine within one mile of a Walmart (WMT) . Expanding the radius to ten miles, all 20 Lidl locations
Top White House aides - including Mr Trump’s trusted adviser Steve Bannon - are increasingly worried that the so-called “deep state” is conspiring to bring the presidency down, sources tell Politico. In the weeks after Mr Trump dismissed former FBI Director James Comey, the White House was hit with a series of damaging leaks, from Mr Trump alleged disclosure of highly classified intelligence to Russian officials, to his son-in-law’s reported attempt to set up back-channel communications with Russia. Commentators on Fox News, Mr Trump’s channel of choice, have helped push the idea that these leaks come from an American “deep state” - a body within the government working to bring down those in power.
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Memorial Day observances have been taking place throughout the weekend, remembering the people who died while serving in the country’s armed forces. From quiet moments with fallen loved ones to the presidential wreath laying at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington, Va., here’s a look. See more news-related photo galleries and follow us on Yahoo News Photo Tumblr.
A man found shot to death in his northwest Houston home was discovered by a concerned friend who hadn't heard from him in days.
The Trump International Hotel in Washington hosted a conference for a business group that aims to improve relations between the US and Turkey, showcasing the complicated entanglements surrounding Trump's business as President and hotel keeper. CNN's Cristina Alesci reports.
PORTLAND, Ore. -- A woman who tried to help one of the Portland train stabbing victims in his final moments is speaking out about his last words. Jeremy Joseph Christian, 35, is accused of stabbing three men who intervened when he allegedly yelled racial slurs at two young women, one of whom was wearing a hijab, on a Portland light-rail train Friday night. Ricky John Best, 53, and Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche, 23, were killed in the incident. Micah David-Cole Fletcher, 21, of Portland, was also stabbed in the attack and is in serious condition at a Portland hospital, police said. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening, police said. All are being hailed as heroes. "To have people