Ukraine’s Zelenskyy visits Turkey, where Erdogan is expected to press for negotiations to end war

ISTANBUL (AP) — Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky was in Istanbul on Friday for talks with the Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoganwhose NATO member state has sought to balance its close ties with both Kiev and Moscow and has repeatedly offered to act as a peace mediator between them. During the talks in Istanbul, Erdogan was … Read more

On International Women’s Day, France will seal the right to abortion in its constitution

PARIS (AP) — France on Friday included the guaranteed right to abortion in its constitution, a strong message of support for women’s rights to international Women’s Day. Justice Minister Eric Dupond-Moretti used a 19th-century printing press to seal the amendment to the French Constitution in a special public ceremony. Applause filled the cobbled Place Vendome … Read more

Kyoto’s geisha district fights back against over-tourism

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s ancient capital Kyoto, long a popular destination for tourists, is closing a number of privately owned alleys in its famed geisha district after complaints about misbehaving visitors. Tourists crowd the narrow, scenic streets of the area called Gion, often followed by guides who show people around and give hours of lectures, … Read more

Walmart announces $350 million Robinson milk processing plant

Walmart announced Thursday it will inject $350 million into the local economy by building a massive milk processing and bottling plant near Interstate 35 and Highway 6 in Robinson. The factory will employ approximately 400 people, earning an average of $60,000 per year, and will be the first tenant of the Robinson Business Park. Construction … Read more

Walmart closes stores and makes major changes with hundreds of years | Clayton News The street partner content

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Walmart, Target and Kroger compete in grocery delivery

And Kroger said Thursday that home delivery helped drive more than 10% year-over-year growth in digital sales and 24% year-over-year growth in delivery revenue in the most recent quarter. With same-day deliveries, the three retailers are not just trying to outdo each other on convenience. They’re also making physical locations (and close proximity to customers’ … Read more

Walmart, TikTok and Shein challenge Amazon at the Prosper Show in Vegas

I spent the last few days at a large gathering of online sellers, exchanging ideas and learning the ropes. The usually Amazon-dominated affair was much more colorful this year, with TikTok Shop, Shein and Walmart all making a push. But first… Three things you need to know today:

Climate-conscious travelers are jumpstarting Europe’s sleeper trains

After being gently awakened in her sleeper cabin, Sarah Marks spent the morning of her 29th birthday watching the Alps zoom past the windows of her night train to Zurich. “The train comes in right next to the lake, with the mountains behind it,” Marks said wistfully. “Very romantic, I must say.” By the time … Read more

South Korea’s president vows not to tolerate walkouts by junior doctors

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s president vowed Wednesday not to tolerate the situation prolonged strikes by thousands of doctors in trainingThey call them “an illegal collective action” that threatens public health and undermines the country’s governance systems. President Yoon Suk Yeol’s government was engaged in this process suspending the licenses of approximately 9,000 … Read more

Poland sees its most violent protest yet by farmers and supporters against Ukraine imports, EU rules

Poland has seen its most violent protest by farmers and supporters yet, with some participants throwing stones at police and trying to break barriers around parliament. By means of VANESSA GERA Associated Press March 6, 2024, 7:48 am ET • 3 minutes reading WARSAW, Poland — Poland saw its most violent protest by farmers and … Read more