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With Amazon , their grocery delivery service costs $15 a month, and this is on top of the annual Prime membership fee you have to pay. Bush said Amazon's success in offering a massive array of products at low prices masks a business model that succeeds by pushing producer prices down.
  • How major U.S. stock market indexes fared on Tuesday

    How major U.S. stock market indexes fared on Tuesday

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    As expected, the Fed lifted interest rates for the second time this year, and in a post-meeting press conference, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said the economy is on the path to achieving the current 2% inflation target. The Fed clearly outlined a plan to reduce its US$4.2-trillion (RM17.89-trillion) portfolio of Treasury bonds and mortgage-backed securities, most of which were purchased in the wake of the 2007-2009 financial crisis and recession.
  • FDA delays rolling out new nutrition facts label

    FDA delays rolling out new nutrition facts label

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    It's the Trump administration's latest delay of the Obama administration's rules meant to improve food labeling and make foods healthier and safer. The changes include new serving sizes that more closely reflect the amount of food people actually eat, require the amount of "added sugars" to be listed in grams as a percent daily value and updates the nutrients manufacturers must list.
  • Chinese Box Office The Mummy and Wonder Woman

    Chinese Box Office The Mummy and Wonder Woman

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    How are we to come together and bring peace to the planet if we can't even agree on whether or not Tom Cruise rebooting Brendan Fraser is a good thing? Almost 18 years ago, that same film debuted at $43 million. " Wonder Woman " raked in another $57 million at the box office in its second week, proving this once dormant film project is making up for all those lost years.
  • A's and Rays split rare scheduled doubleheader

    A's and Rays split rare scheduled doubleheader

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    Tampa Bay Rays center fielder Kevin Kiermaier is expected to miss at least two months after breaking his right hip during a slide into first base. "We've got to try to move forward", Rays third baseman Evan Longoria said. Mike Zunino would hit a two-run single off Ramirez in the fourth to polish off the scoring action on his line. Cash said Smith will be the club's primary center fielder.
  • Apple Joins Smart-Speaker Race With Music-Focused 'HomePod'

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    Apple could debut the speaker as soon as its annual developer conference in June, but the device will not be ready to ship until later in the year , the people said. Regardless of why Apple chose to focus more on the audio quality of the HomePod than its Siri-driven smarts, we won't be able to evaluate how well it does at either until it ships, which Apple promised for December 2017 in the United States, UK, and Australia .
  • Britain Falls Silent To Honour London Terror Victims Ahead Of Vote

    Britain Falls Silent To Honour London Terror Victims Ahead Of Vote

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    Then, on Monday, he combined another shot at Khan with criticism of the mainstream media, tweeting: "Pathetic excuse by London Mayor Sadiq Khan who had to think fast on his " no reason to be alarmed " statement". Forensics investigators work on London Bridge, after attackers rammed a hired van into pedestrians on London Bridge and stabbed others nearby killing and injuring people, in London , Britain June 4, 2017 .
  • Did Trump Attack London Mayor Because He's Muslim? Huckabee:

    Did Trump Attack London Mayor Because He's Muslim? Huckabee: "Utterly Ridiculous"

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    President Donald Trump criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan's the day after Saturday's deadly terror attack on the London Bridge. Trump's comments drew widespread scorn in Britain but the U.S. Trump has used the policy, stalled now in USA courts, as an example of the sort of toughness that he says Khan refuses to show amid terrorism attacks that are riling the United Kingdom.
  • Grande, Bieber, Katy Perry sing at Manchester benefit show

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    Every artist had an emotional message for the audience, with common threads of togetherness and love prevailing in each one. "We're broken-hearted for children who lost their parents and parents who lost their children from this senseless, senseless horror", he said.
  • Twitter reacts to Warriors' thumping of Cavaliers in Game 2

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    Seriously though, there's no other way to describe the onslaught that the Warriors have brought to the first two games of the Finals. He waved to the fans who roared when he walked onto the floor shortly before the start. He attended the pregame news conference Sunday and said he had not yet told his players that he would be back coaching, though said they knew in recent days that he was improving.
  • New England states join Paris climate goal alliance

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    That is, that Trump is judged by different standards than previous US presidents for doing the same things they've done. The U.S.is now one of only three nations to reject the agreement. The 1997 legally binding climate treaty that made it mandatory for industrialised countries to reduce their carbon emissions by specified amounts while developing countries had no obligations instead addressing developmental needs was their "overwhelming priority".
  • Ireland set for first openly gay prime minister

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    A headline in the Daily Mail in the United Kingdom reads: "Son of Indian immigrant on course to become Ireland's first openly gay prime minister after being chosen to succeed Enda Kenny ". To do so would trigger a general election, which none of the major parties want right now. Even so, opposition parties are not expected to block Varadkar's formal election as prime minister by the Dail as.
  • May, Corbyn clash over Brexit plans with UK vote 1 week away

    May, Corbyn clash over Brexit plans with UK vote 1 week away

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    Theresa May delivers a speech in Pontefract yesterday. This could change a lot of people's lives. . The prime-time debate is also making headlines in the papers, with the Guardian calling it "fractious", adding it was a "gamble" for Jeremy Corbyn to turn up given a poor performance on Woman's Hour on Tuesday.
  • ADP says small business hiring picks up momentum in May

    ADP says small business hiring picks up momentum in May

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    Trade, transportation and utilities added 58,000 net new jobs last month, up from just 9,000 in March. The Institute for Supply Management also released a report showing activity in the manufacturing sector unexpectedly grew at a slightly faster rate in the month of May.
  • Ontario Premier calls for minimum wage hike, progressive new labor laws

    Ontario Premier calls for minimum wage hike, progressive new labor laws

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    New technology, a shrinking manufacturing sector and fewer union jobs, among other factors, have left about one-third of Ontario's 6.6 million workers vulnerable, the review concluded. "Any political party wants voters to feel pretty good about you when you're going into an election, that's part of being in politics, but it's more than that", he said.
  • Recent Broker Updates On Babcock International Group (LON:BAB)

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    Lloyds Banking Group Plc has a 52-week low of 2.47 and a 52-week high of 4.34. GBX 1904.50's average target is -4.82% below currents GBX 2001 stock price. As per Thursday, May 5, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. It increased, as 32 investors sold Republic Services, Inc. shares while 177 reduced holdings.
  • Quantbot Technologies LP Raises Stake in First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. (FR)

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    TheStreet upgraded shares of Vornado Realty Trust from a "c+" rating to a "b+" rating in a report on Monday, February 13th. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, November 2 by Compass Point. Since the start of the trading session, the stock has hit a high of 78.51 and dropped to a low of 77.91. Shares for $50,800 were bought by Eisenstat Abraham on Thursday, March 23.
  • Elliott Management says Barcelona meeting with BHP CEO was

    Elliott Management says Barcelona meeting with BHP CEO was "constructive"

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    Activist investor Elliott Management on Thursday said a meeting with BHP Billiton Chief Executive Andrew Mackenzie in Barcelona had been "constructive". Sources said Elliott boss Paul Singer was not present in the meeting, but several members of his Hong Kong-based team were in attendance. "The current period of shareholder activism could result in a break-up and/or a significant adjustment of the company's structure", Citi said in a note this week.
  • US Republican candidate wins Montana House seat

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    The Montana race focused on Quist's history of financial problems and Gianforte's stance on House Republicans' effort to dismantle Obamacare. He also said , "Bernie Sanders and Nancy Pelosi can't call the shots here in Montana". God Bless Montana and the United States of America. Sheriff's officials cited Gianforte for misdemeanor assault in the Wednesday altercation . Jacobs alleges that Gianforte shoved him to the ground.
  • Trump accused of 'Iranophobia' as he lands in Israel

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    Klein, however, expressed disappointment that Trump did not call on Muslim leaders to condemn the terror groups by name, and that Trump also did not insist Muslim leaders end the use of textbooks promoting Islamic extremism. US President Donald Trump's wife, Melania, has praised Saudi Arabia's "empowerment of women," glossing over the kingdom's notoriously unfair treatment of them.
  • 5 killed, 286 held in Bahrain raid on Shiite cleric's town

    5 killed, 286 held in Bahrain raid on Shiite cleric's town

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    A US State Department official said Washington was "concerned" by the reports of protesters killed and was following events in Bahrain very closely. "Yet again the architects of bloody destabilizing violence in Bahrain appear to be the Al Khalifa government, and the timing of this operation - two days after [Bahraini] King Hamad's [bin Isa Al Khalifa] convivial meeting with [US] President [Donald] Trump - can hardly be a coincidence", the group said in a statement on Tuesday, according to ...