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Amazon.com to acquire Whole Foods at US$42 per share

Armed with giant warehouses, shopper data, the latest technology and almost endless funds - and now with Whole Foods' hundreds of physical stores - Amazon is set to reshape a US$800 billion grocer...

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Instacart Thinks Its Deal with Whole Foods Will Survive Amazon Buyout

Instacart Thinks Its Deal with Whole Foods Will Survive Amazon Buyout

Amazon's move aims at the heart of the Bentonville, Arkansas-based retail giant's business - groceries, which account for 56 percent of Wal-Mart's $486 billion in revenue for the year ending January ...

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Oil prices edge up; still near 2017 lows on stubborn glut

Oil prices on Friday bounced up off the year's lows as some producers reduced exports and US rig additions slowed, but the rebound was modest and crude posted its fourth weekly decline on persistent ...

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Stockpiles Fall Less Than Expected, Oil Prices Drop

Brent, against which half of the world's oil is measured, plunged by $1.79 to $46.93 per barrel as of 7.50pm Nigerian time, while the USA benchmark, West Texas Intermediate, dropped to $44.66 per barr...

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McGovern: Judge's ruling finds Michelle Carter's words killed Conrad Roy

Judge Lawrence Moniz is deliberating Carter's fate following a jury-waived trial that provided a disturbing look at teen depression and suicide. "They know how sad you are and they know that you...

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Britain eyes Brexit deal 'like no other in history'

The UK wants to begin working out the details of a trade agreement alongside the terms of the withdrawal process. In a slight softening of tone, he said that failing to secure a deal from European U...

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Kerala woman delivers baby on flight

Kerala woman delivers baby on flight

However, this connection could reportedly not be activated.// Read this story in Malayalam A Jet Airways spokesman confirmed this mid-air delivery on their flight. The plane resumed its journey to...

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Pentagon agrees to United States dollars 12 billion jet deal with Qatar

President Donald Trump for supporting "terrorism". It added Mattis and Attiyah had discussed current operations against Isis and the importance of de-escalating tensions in the Gulf. Saudi Arabia,...

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Verizon Finalizes $4.5B Yahoo Acquisition, CEO Mayer Resigns

Verizon has placed him at the helm of a new digital subsidiary, called Oath , that will house Yahoo's brands together with the previously acquired AOL brands. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), headquartered in...

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At least 26 hurt after China Eastern Airlines flight hits turbulence

At least 26 hurt after China Eastern Airlines flight hits turbulence

Flight MU744, departing from Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, was about to land at the Kunming Changshui International Airport when it was hit by turbulence, the airlines said. An injured passeng...

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Japan May Trade Deficit Y203.367 Billion

Japan logged its first trade deficit in four months in May despite growth in exports , as imports soared on higher energy bills, government data showed Monday. Imports climbed an annual 17.8% to 6.05...

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Stocks pressured by report on Trump probe, Fed hike, soft US data

Mortgage rates will be higher, as will credit card interest rates and auto loans. But the central bank remained adamant that economic growth is raising moderately while inflation will start to ris...

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Maryland and DC Sue Trump, Alleging He Violated Constitution's Anti-Corruption Clauses

Attorney General Racine emphasized that the United States is a nation of law and no one including the President is above the law. On Monday, Racine said he and Frosh chose to act because the Repub...

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Big Issues Loom Over Brexit Talks

Big Issues Loom Over Brexit Talks

British Prime Minister Theresa May has said that the vote one year ago was partly a vote for Britain to control its borders, and has said that Britain will leave Europe's single market, as membe...

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Trump Confirms Being Investigated for Firing Ex-FBI Director Comey

Trump Confirms Being Investigated for Firing Ex-FBI Director Comey

Recent reports have said Trump also requested help from Coats and Rogers to pressure Comey to end the investigation into Flynn's activities. There's no guarantee that the office of the speci...

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Which Analysts Are Watching United Utilities Group PLC (UUGRY)?

In analysts report revealed to investors this morning, Canaccord Genuity kept their "Buy" rating on Liontrust Asset Management (LON: LIO ) shares. On Friday, February 26 the stock rating was maintaine...

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Cubs' Uehara picks up 2nd win of season

Cubs' Uehara picks up 2nd win of season

McCutchen was the only runner during that stretch with a two-out walk in the second, but he was picked off first. One day after scoring four against Chicago Cubs' ace Jake Arrieta , the Pirates'...

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Saudi-Turkish ties strained over differing views on Qatar

Saudi-Turkish ties strained over differing views on Qatar

What faces Qatar today is a boycott of political, social and economic ties which it won't be able to withhold. Efforts by third countries, like imposing a blockade on Qatar under the pretext of cracki...

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What privatizing air traffic control could mean, as Trump outlines proposal

What privatizing air traffic control could mean, as Trump outlines proposal

Trump wants to turn the air traffic control system into a modernized non-profit organization that operates on fees paid by airlines and others that use US airspace, instead of taxes. Airlines and the ...

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Gold Plunges To 7-Month Low On Robust US Supplies

Crude prices have fallen by more than 10 percent since late May, pulled down by an supply glut that persists despite a move led by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ) to cut...

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NY Anti-Islamic Law Rally, Counter-Protest Face Off

NY Anti-Islamic Law Rally, Counter-Protest Face Off

In New York, protesters attempted to drown out the chanting of the anti-Sharia march by sounding air horns and banging pots and pans. Liberals denounced the rallies as being "anti-Muslim", but ACT f...

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New Analyst Ratings For Big Yellow Group (LON:BYG)

About 105,683 shares traded. It has underperformed by 55.74% the S&P500. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.75 in 2016 Q4. This represents a dividend yield of 0.62%. Tertiary Minerals PLC had 9 anal...

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Fed raises prime rate

Fed raises prime rate

Copper fell 0.6 percent to $5,665 a tonne, having earlier hit a one-week low of $5,642, while Shanghai aluminium dropped 1.2 percent to $13,560 a tonne. He had been expected to speak about the need...

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Portugal-Mexico highlights: Ronaldo's brilliance sets opening goal in Confederations Cup

Portugal-Mexico highlights: Ronaldo's brilliance sets opening goal in Confederations Cup

Portugal twice surrendered the lead against Mexico in their Confederations Cup opener on Sunday but the 2-2 draw was no cause for alarm, according to captain Cristiano Ronaldo . Ronaldo made a g...

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E3 2017: Xbox One X Will Indeed Support VR

Microsoft repeatedly mentioned that Xbox One X would be a premium console for a segment of consumers looking for 4K games. Speaking to Giant Bomb (via Gamespot ), Spencer said that supporting ori...

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Could Trump's "witch hunt" tweet come back to haunt him?

The New York Times sued the FBI on Friday, seeking a court's help in getting the agency to turn over documents created by fired FBI Director James Comey after his conversations with Presiden...

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Turkey's Erdogan decries isolation of Qatar as 'inhumane', against Islamic values

The group said the list shows Qatar "announces fighting terrorism on one hand and finances and supports and hosts different terrorist organisations on the other hand". The diplomatic crisis has seen A...

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Amazon deal rocks retail sector

Amazon , meanwhile, will be able to use hundreds of Whole Foods stores as distribution hubs - not just for delivering groceries but as pickup centres for what customers order online. Texas-based Wh...

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Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Seals Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) $4.5B Deal

She did her best and Yahoo was a poison chalice when she took it over. Mayer, who was unable to stem the decline of the iconic Silicon Valley company, is getting a departure package worth an estimat...

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EU, Britain fix date to begin Brexit negotiations

EU, Britain fix date to begin Brexit negotiations

European Union officials in Brussels are ready to negotiate - the sense of impatience is palpable. A source close to the party said on Saturday that the deal between the DUP and May's Conservative...

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Whitbread plc (WTB) PT Raised to GBX 3925

It has a 50.34 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through two divisions: Flight Support and Aftermarket Services. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.18 in Q4 2016. The firm has "Outperform" rating by BMO ...

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Oil prices at 3-week low

Oil prices at 3-week low

API figures showed that US crude inventories fell by 8.7 million bbl to 513.2 million in the week to May 26, compared with analyst expectations for a decrease of only 2.5 million bbl. Many analysts be...

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Two US Attorneys General to sue over foreign payments to Trump hotels

Two US Attorneys General to sue over foreign payments to Trump hotels

In a recent response to an earlier lawsuit , Trump's Justice Department argues that the emoluments clauses don't apply to the president's businesses. A spokeswoman for the Republican National C...

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"We want justice": London inferno survivors protest council

The queen's official birthday is marked in June when the weather is often nicer than in April, the actual month of her birth. Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn , London mayor Sadiq Khan , Prince ...

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Mike Brown's NBA Title With Warriors Came At Cavs' Expense (Literally)

Kerr's team set an National Basketball Association record for regular-season wins with 73 last season and returned to the Finals, but lost to Cleveland in seven games . The Warriors aren't going an...

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