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Amazon Expands Whole Food Discounts to Southern California, Other States

Amazon Expands Whole Food Discounts to Southern California, Other States

Here are examples of Prime discounts available starting Wednesday. Amazon announced this morning that Whole Foods savings are now available to Prime members shopping in 10 more states, including A...

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IHOP reveals what "B" stands for in IHOb name change

The new IHOb Twitter account even retweeted photos and video of a construction crew putting up the new sign in LA. - Rebelez joked that diners could order a side of flapjacks and make their own panca...

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Canada parliament condemns USA attack on Trudeau, country simmers

Canada parliament condemns USA attack on Trudeau, country simmers

Trump "did the courtesy to Justin Trudeau to travel up to Quebec for that summit". The leaders of Canada and the United States are locked in an ugly, escalating public dispute over trade barriers,...

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New short-term rental laws in Japan ‘stink’, says Airbnb

New short-term rental laws in Japan ‘stink’, says Airbnb

The home-sharing company also set up a $10-million fund to cover expenses for travelers expected to arrive in Japan who are now without accommodation. Finally, there'll be a $100 Airbnb Experience cou...

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Verizon CEO to Retire, Succeeded by a Newcomer

Verizon CEO to Retire, Succeeded by a Newcomer

Hans Vestberg had served as the CEO at Ericsson for a long time but had stepped down in 2016 after the company had hit a rough patch. Lowell McAdam , who has been CEO since 2011, will stay on ...

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Trump Leaves G-7 Summit With A Call To End 'Unfair' Trade

Trump Leaves G-7 Summit With A Call To End 'Unfair' Trade

President Donald Trump defiantly brandished his "America First" agenda. US President Donald Trump has left following his brief trip to Canada saying his relationship with the G7 countries is a 1...

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Coinbase ‘On Track’ to Receive SEC Registration, List Blockchain Securities

Coinbase ‘On Track’ to Receive SEC Registration, List Blockchain Securities

Moreover, the agency has said that almost every initial coin offering (ICO) token that it has encountered is a security under federal guidelines. The move comes after Division Director William Hinma...

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Trump Throws Allies Curveball, Proposes G7 'Zero Tariff' Trade Zone

Canada last week announced retaliatory tariffs on C$16.6 billion ($12.8 billion) worth of USA exports and said it will challenge US steel and aluminum tariffs under the North American Free Trade A...

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ZTE to reopen after $1 billion fine, new leadership

ZTE to reopen after $1 billion fine, new leadership

The deal will force ZTE to pay an additional $ 1 billion fine and place $400 million in escrow in the event the company violates sanctions again. The compliance team will report jointly to the ne...

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Apple warns suppliers of lower parts orders for new iPhones: Nikkei

Apple warns suppliers of lower parts orders for new iPhones: Nikkei

A source revealed the expected numbers for this year are 80 million, or similar to last year's performance. Apple may have been riding the iPhone wave over the past years, but as smartphones bec...

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Flying auto: Google founder Larry Page-backed firm develops sci-fi vehicle

Flying auto: Google founder Larry Page-backed firm develops sci-fi vehicle

Kitty Hawk's other model, the Cora , is a two-seat vehicle designed as alternative transportation in cities. Test drives are underway for the Kitty Hawk Flyer, which is being called a "flying au...

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Donald Trump says Russian Federation should be be allowed to rejoin G7

Donald Trump says Russian Federation should be be allowed to rejoin G7

Trump at the summit. Other G-7 leaders may also choose to be less confrontational with Trump. As expected he did not budge. "The principle of a dialogue was agreed this afternoon", the French of...

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Goodbye Mission E, Hello Porsche Taycan

Goodbye Mission E, Hello Porsche Taycan

Porsche's upcoming all-electric vehicle that the Volkswagen Group has pledged to spend more than $1 billion developing will be called Taycan-a name that the company says is roughly translated as "liv...

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President Trump Barrels into Tense G-7 Summit

In a statement at the time the countries, which include the U.S., France, Canada, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom and Japan, condemned Russia's actions as "illegal" and in "contravention of wor...

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Ghana Football Association dissolved amid corruption allegations

Ghana Football Association dissolved amid corruption allegations

One of the harshest offenses shown was carried out by Kwesi Nyantakyi , the president of GFA and a Federation Internationale de Football Association council member, who is seen taking $65,000 from A...

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ZTE will reportedly pay over $1 billion to lift United States ban

ZTE will reportedly pay over $1 billion to lift United States ban

The Trump administration reached a deal to ease sanctions on Chinese tech giant ZTE, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said. That was a potential death blow to ZTE, which relies on US technology for an...

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Trump may seek separate trade deals with Canada, Mexico: U.S. adviser

Trump may seek separate trade deals with Canada, Mexico: U.S. adviser

Donald Trump's leading economic adviser says the president wants to strike separate, bilateral trade deals with Canada and Mexico rather than continue renegotiating the North American Free Trade Ag...

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From bourbon to boats, Mexico strikes back against USA steel tariffs

The US president fears being lectured to by other world leaders and would rather spend the time preparing for his talks with Kim, according to US media reports . European Union capitals are united in...

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Tesla Model X Accelerated Toward Barrier Before Fatal Crash

Tesla Model X Accelerated Toward Barrier Before Fatal Crash

The aftermath of the Tesla Model X's fatal crash. It hit the divider at that speed without braking or making any evasive steering maneuvers, according to the NTSB report. "The Tesla was no longer foll...

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Germany's Bayer to complete Monsanto purchase on Thurday

Germany's Bayer to complete Monsanto purchase on Thurday

Last September, Monsanto accepted an offer from Bayer to $57 billion to its shareholders and assume $9 billion in debt. Bayer said that, following the takeover, "Monsanto will no longer be a com...

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Mexico Imposes Import Tariffs On US Pork, Agricultural Goods

Mexico Imposes Import Tariffs On US Pork, Agricultural Goods

The statements follow Trump's economic adviser Larry Kudlow's interview with Fox News, during which he revealed that the USA president was looking into signing separate bilateral agreements with Can...

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Buffalo Wild Wings apologizes for vulgar tweets

Buffalo Wild Wings apologizes for vulgar tweets

The posts that briefly appeared on the account's timeline included several that mentioned the N-word, a crude comment about a "secret recipe" ingredient at the restaurant and an offensive swipe at pop...

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Nicaragua violence leaves 15 dead

Nicaragua violence leaves 15 dead

The text, passed by 536 votes to 39, with 53 abstentions, denounces the decline in democracy and the rule of law in Nicaragua over the last decade, as well as increased corruption, often involving r...

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Petrol prices cut by 13 paise, diesel by 9 paise

Petrol prices cut by 13 paise, diesel by 9 paise

Recent cut in fuel rates in India have come in the backdrop of continuous fall in worldwide oil prices over the week. State-run oil marketing firms have been lowering petrol prices since last one ...

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WTI Crude Oil Violates Upward Trendline - OPEC Meeting In Focus

WTI Crude Oil Violates Upward Trendline - OPEC Meeting In Focus

Last week , the week after Memorial Day, the USA crude contract lost about 3 percent after a decline of almost 5 percent the previous week. It also follows Washington's decision to reimpose sanctio...

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After 60 years, IHOP is changing its name to IHOB

After 60 years, IHOP is changing its name to IHOB

After 60 years the restaurant chain IHOP is literally flipping its name. That's right. It's not a typo, although the company has not disclosed the meaning of the new acronym. Per a USA Today repor...

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Trump prefers separate NAFTA negotiations with Canada and Mexico: Kudlow

Trump prefers separate NAFTA negotiations with Canada and Mexico: Kudlow

Trump, who has long said two-country trade deals are better than multi-country trade deals, has repeatedly floated the idea of signing separate deals with Canada and Mexico rather than remaining in t...

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Tesla Annual Meeting Reveals China Battery Plant, Teases Model Y Plans

Tesla Annual Meeting Reveals China Battery Plant, Teases Model Y Plans

Musk also laid out plans for the Model Y , supposedly set for a March 2019 unveiling, with production starting in the first half of 2020. Manufacturing bottlenecks have delayed the delivery of vehic...

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The Koch Brothers Are Taking On Donald Trump Over Tariffs

The Koch Brothers Are Taking On Donald Trump Over Tariffs

As President Trump is finding out, trade wars are not easy. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross was in Beijing from June 2-3 for the third round of high-level trade negotiations, which focused on ...

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Government clears way for Fox's Sky bid

Government clears way for Fox's Sky bid

Regulators had been concerned that ownership of Sky News would give Rupert Murdoch and his family too much influence over United Kingdom media. Hancock also announced that a £22 billion ($29 billion...

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Only a man can run an airline, says Qatar boss

Only a man can run an airline, says Qatar boss

In contrast, he had said the average age of Qatar Airways cabin crews was 26 in comments criticised as both sexist and ageist. His comments were reportedly met with load groans of disapproval. "I wa...

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Is four hours enough to tackle racial bias?

Is four hours enough to tackle racial bias?

A viral video over the alleged inappropriate arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks last month sparked more outrage over racism and America and the coffee maker has countered with "...

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WWE confirms when The Undertaker will be returning to the ring

WWE confirms when The Undertaker will be returning to the ring

The Undertaker will return to the ring at the WWE live event in New York, New York at Madison Square Garden on July 7. The Undertaker is an absolute legend in pro wrestling and this appearanc...

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Lottery retailers will be busy as record-breaking Lotto Max draws near

Lottery retailers will be busy as record-breaking Lotto Max draws near

Once the lottery hits $60 million, additional revenue is used to create $1-million prize draws (called Maxmillion draws). The ticket is one of several winners from last night's draw (June 1), althou...

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Starbucks is sliding after Howard Schultz steps down as chairman

Starbucks is sliding after Howard Schultz steps down as chairman

And John Culver took on the role of group president of Starbucks Global Retail. New York Times recently asked Schultz about this, and while he wouldn't directly answer questions, he suggested that...

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