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Whole Foods CEO literally 'dreamed' about Amazon merger

Whole Foods CEO literally 'dreamed' about Amazon merger

They say what's on their mind. To remain competitive with Wal-Mart ( WMT ) and Kroger (KR), Amazon ( AMZN ) will have to slash Whole Food's ( WFM ) sky-high prices, leaving local business owners in ...

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Close Brothers Group plc (CBG) Given "Hold" Rating at Liberum Capital

Among 12 analysts covering GlaxoSmithKline ( NYSE:GSK ), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Shore Capital restated a "buy" rating on shares of Marshalls plc in a report on Wednesday, March 15th. On...

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It's Too Hot For Some Planes To Fly In Phoenix

It's Too Hot For Some Planes To Fly In Phoenix

At least four flights had been delayed at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas as of Tuesday afternoon. "So if we didn't have these hot temperatures right now, we wouldn't have any chance for...

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Drax Group Plc (DRX) Given Overweight Rating at Barclays PLC

The rating was maintained by BNP Paribas with "Neutral" on Thursday, July 23. Barclays Capital has "Overweight" rating and GBX 635 target. The company was maintained on Thursday, December 22 by Arden ...

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Italy makes 5.2B euros in resources to keep 2 banks afloat

Another Italian bank, Intesa Sanpaolo , said Wednesday it would be willing to acquire some parts of Veneto Banca and Banca Popolare di Vicenza so long as that did not worsen its own finances. "Conseq...

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Uber Wants Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg as CEO

The company, he said, could still thrive under the right CEO - a visionary like Kalanick but someone who can also bring a more grown-up work culture. "When you're at war with customers, employees, s...

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Deceased Suspect In Shooting Of GOP Congressman ID'd, Was Sanders Campaign Volunteer

This photo from Facebook shows James T. Hodgkinson . A law enforcement official stands in a batting cage in the right field area in the aftermath of the shooting at a Congressional baseball pract...

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Fed's Bullard says time for Fed to pause on interest-rate hikes

Speaking in Nashville earlier, St Louis Fed chief James Bullard said the absence of inflation pressures gives the central bank scope for patience. However, as USA economic growth was just above 1 pe...

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Airbus concedes defeat to Boeing in Paris order race

Airbus concedes defeat to Boeing in Paris order race

Qatar Airways firms up an order for 20 Boeing BA.N 737 MAX jets after letter of intent a year ago for up to 60 737 MAX 8 jets. While Airbus and Boeing dominate the world's civil aviation industr...

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U.S. bans fresh beef imports from Brazil

U.S. bans fresh beef imports from Brazil

This comes on the back of a breakthrough for the USA last month when China authorized United States beef imports for the first time in 13 years. The USDA first cleared US consumption of fresh ...

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US Stocks End Mostly Higher, Book Weekly Gains

US Stocks End Mostly Higher, Book Weekly Gains

The Nasdaq Composite Index added 2.73 points, or 0.04 per cent, to 6,236.69. On Wednesday, energy shares were hit as oil prices fell to levels not seen since last autumn. The sector climbed over 1 p...

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New poll shows majority of Americans are unaware Trumpcare slashes Medicaid

The Nevada senator joins four other Republicans in expressing opposition to the draft bill as it is now written. "NOT GOOD! #HellerVotesYes", tweeted America First Policies, run by former Presiden...

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GOP senators now oppose health bill - enough to sink it

Congress will not commit to funding promised subsidies to cover treatment for the poor and those with expensive ailments, or to keeping in place the mandate forcing individuals to buy insurance or p...

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Too hot for planes: Flights cancelled as extreme heat hits Phoenix

Too hot for planes: Flights cancelled as extreme heat hits Phoenix

Two firefighters in California had to be treated for heat-related injuries. On the same date a year ago, the desert resort town reached 122. So, instead, it goes toward making the air hotter and hotte...

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Owned Qatar Airways seeks 10 pct stake in American

Department of Justice. The company's board did not receive any written request from Qatar Airways , American added. American's bylaws require board approval to stakes of 4.75 percent or more. Ame...

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Test of character for both England and South Africa in series decider

However, things started to fall apart for England when Roy was controversially given out obstructing the field after being hit by a throw from the deep, having veered off his original course running...

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Perth - Kuala Lumpur AirAsia X flight turns back due to technical issues

The aircraft landed safely back in Australia at 10am with Perth Airport reporting a "technical issue". AirAsia X was put under heightened surveillance by Australia's air safety regulator after an Ai...

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10 bodies found, scores missing in massive China landslide

Only three survivors - a couple and their one-month-old baby - have been found officials said. The official was referring to China's deadliest quake this century, a magnitude 7.9 temblor that struck...

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Scapa Group (LON:SCPA) Analyst Target Changes

SKFRY's SI was 4,100 shares in June as released by FINRA. It has outperformed by 17.66% the S&P500. Among 7 analysts covering Chemring Group PLC ( LON:CHG ), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. It...

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Cable car crashes in tourist resort in Kashmir, killing 7

A probe has been ordered into the incident, the official said. He said the tree was uprooted due to strong winds. As per sources, the service has been stopped and rescue operations are underway. The...

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Ham radio operators use field day event to hone skills

Ham radio operators use field day event to hone skills

Amateur radio operator Mike Newland has a simple way to explain the attraction of ham radio in the age of smartphones and tablets. "Despite the proliferation of cell phone, satellite and modern digi...

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Magic Johnson on Russell: 'what I needed was a leader'

With these lofty expectations laid before him before ever stepping on the court in an National Basketball Association game, Ball is voiced a calm confidence that he can reach those aspirations put for...

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Senate healthcare overhaul: Hopes and hurdles

He becomes the fifth GOP senator to say he will not back the bill as it is now written, and the first in Senate Republicans' so-called moderate wing. Health insurers are concerned about the U.S. Ted...

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Ravi Teja's brother Bharat dies in a road mishap

Ravi Teja's brother Bharat dies in a road mishap

The impact of this head-on collision was the cause of death. Police were not able to identify the victim until today morning. The accident happened near Kothwalguda, Shamshabad Mandal, where his Car...

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Presidential Elections: AIADMK Panneerselvam faction extends support to Ram Nath Kovind

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar with NDA presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind. An "opportunity" has been provided for a member of the Dalit community to be elected to the President's office, and...

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Jose Mourinho accused of Spanish tax fraud

Those include Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo , who played under Mr Mourinho and shares the same agent. Ronaldo , 32, was summoned to appear in a Madrid court on July 31 to answer four cou...

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Former agent: 'Lionel Messi could have joined Real Madrid'

The man who brought Lionel Messi to Barcelona at the age of 13 claims that he could easily have joined arch rivals Real Madrid instead. Gaggioli also stated that he was not assured that Messi...

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European Stocks Up After Macron Victory in French Parliamentary Elections

European Stocks Up After Macron Victory in French Parliamentary Elections

He wants a leadership role in countering the kind of nationalism that far-right leader Le Pen represents, which spurred the Brexit vote and helped propel Donald Trump to the USA presidency. With the...

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US stock indexes hold steady as oil's dismal week eases

United States stock indexes nudged higher today after energy companies clawed back some of their sharp losses from earlier in the week. The Nasdaq rose 2.73 points, or 0.04 percent, to close at 6,23...

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Mosque terror suspect's family 'in shock and devastated'

Mosque terror suspect's family 'in shock and devastated'

Amid the chaos and agitation surging through a crowd early Monday after a van plowed into pedestrians outside London's Finsbury Park Mosque , one person stepped in to protect the attacker, witnesses ...

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Damian McKenzie called up for All Blacks

Damian McKenzie called up for All Blacks

England's Owen Farrell and All Black Barrett then traded penalties before the Lions hit back before the break, with both Liam Williams and Daly involved in a fine counter-attacking move whic...

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Portugal's Santos and Ronaldo criticise St Petersburg pitch

Ronaldo put Portugal ahead with a penalty kick in the 33rd minute. Ronaldo's latest goal sent him level with Hungary great Sandor Kocsis and to within nine of the legendary Ferenc Puskas' European...

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Acacia controversy over exports ban on mineral concentrates

Acacia controversy over exports ban on mineral concentrates

The government, which has alleged that Acacia has evaded taxes, said its audit showed the miner had 10 times more gold in containers prepared for export than it declared. Acacia, which saw its own...

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Whole Foods shares keep rising in bidding war speculation

With the financial backing of Amazon behind it, it could further delve into this market and support local foods in a real way. We- we just hit the lottery, gang. "They're not playin" a bunch of BS gam...

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Macron promotes Paris 2024 Olympic bid playing tennis

Macron promotes Paris 2024 Olympic bid playing tennis

As the Los Angeles Times reports , bid chair Casey Wasserman received no compensation for his work, though one of his companies, 247 Group, was paid $1 million for a social media campaign (he reporte...

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