Sun, sea and single-sex beaches: Turkey’s halal tourism boom
Istanbul, Turkey - When Mohamed al-Sanee and his wife were planning their summer holiday, they looked for a destination that could accommodate their lifestyle and dietary needs. After trawling through hotel comparison sites, the young Muslim couple decided on an all-too-familiar destination for Arabs from the Gulf. "Turkey was the first and last choice. It…
Wesfarmers profit plunges 58 pc after UK hardware exit, Target write-down
Wesfarmers managing director Rob Scott is counting on his largely new leadership team to deliver earnings growth in 2019 as the conglomerate spins off its most defensive business amid growing headwinds in the housing market and increasing retail competition. After a year of change in 2018, when Wesfarmers sold its coal assets and called it quits on a disastrous $1.7 billion…
John Elway Says Broncos Could Look for New Backup QB Behind Case Keenum
Jack Dempsey/Associated Press Chad Kelly moved up to the No. 2 spot on the Denver Broncos' depth chart at quarterback, but that doesn't mean he'll have the job for long. Broncos president John Elway said the team could look to add a veteran presence behind Case Keenum before Week 1. "I'm not going to tell…
Eight injured at Walmart in Pennsylvania after shooting in checkout lines
Associated Press Published 3:06 a.m. ET Aug. 15, 2018 | Updated 3:28 a.m. ET Aug. 15, 2018 Employees and bystanders wait in the parking lot after reports of an active shooter at a Walmart in Cheltenham, Pennsylvania, 14 August 2018. (Photo: EPA-EFE) WYNCOTE, Pa. (AP) — A man pulled a gun during a dispute with…
Women poised to make political history, and other takeaways from Tuesday primaries
CLOSE The 2018 primary season roars through Wisconsin and Minnesota, two states where President Trump's appeal among working-class voters threatens to upend decades long political trends. (Aug. 14) AP National Teacher of the Year Jahana Hayes of John F. Kennedy High School in Waterbury, Conn., takes the stage with President Barack Obama and her fellow…