Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods 'bought a distribution network,' expert says

Amazon already offers grocery-delivery services in five markets, but the Whole Foods purchase would let it expand to many more. "This deal should leave no doubt that Amazon is deadly serious about dominating all aspects of retail", Paul Cuatre... More..

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Amazon to swallow up Whole Foods in $13.7bn deal
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Amazon to swallow up Whole Foods in $13.7bn deal

If the $13.7 billion deal for Whole Foods goes through, Amazon gets the advantage of using the stores as mini-distribution hubs to deliver items to customers. Shares of dozens of supermarkets, food producers,...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Number of people assumed dead in London tower block blaze to rise

The inferno broke out in the early hours of Wednesday morning, quickly escalating from the lower levels right up to the top of the building on the twenty-fourth floor. But the identification of the victims appe...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

German minister sees hope of 'soft' Brexit, with conditions

It seems like an addiction of sorts and often comes back to bite them, as it did with British Prime Minister Theresa May when her attempt to get a bigger majority for her Conservative Party with a snap gen...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Oil sits near half-year lows as global supply overhand weighs

The resurgence of US shale is already complicating OPEC's efforts to draw down global stocks in 2017, as well as threatening its market share in 2018. Economic expansion in China, a key component of world o...More..

Oil in Global Economy Series: OPEC May deal compliance review
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Oil in Global Economy Series: OPEC May deal compliance review

It is important to note that gasoline stockpiles rose by a surprising 2.1 million barrels (considering the decline), compared to an expectation of 457,000 gallon drawdown as, it seems, Americans are spending mo...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

ACLU: Michelle Carter Conviction Violates First Amendment

Meaning the judge ruled that carter was culpable of manslaughter because she was, virtually present with Conrad Roy the night he committed suicide, yet failed to call for help. When he once got out of the v...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Mexico fully deserved Portugal point, says Osorio

Portugal's William Carvalho, left, and Mexico's Raul Jimenez fight for the ball during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between Portugal and Mexico , at the Kazan Arena, Russia, Sunday, June ...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Vehicle strikes several pedestrians on London road

A man has died and eight people have been injured after a van struck a crowd of pedestrians near a north London mosque. "Shortly after police cordoned the area", said BBC producer Abdirahim Saeed, who was ...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

London Fire: UK to Help Syrian Victim's Family Visit Britain

London mayor Sadiq Khan has said that tower blocks in the city built during the 1960s and 1970s could be torn down following the Grenfell Tower fire . He said: "The conditions due to the fire damage verge o...More..

Berger achieves rare back-to-back St. Jude win
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Berger achieves rare back-to-back St. Jude win

They were one stroke in front of overnight co-leader Stewart Cink , who carded a 68 for 132, with Ben Crane , victor of this tournament in Memphis, Tennessee, on 133 after a 65. Scott had a one-over 71 to fin...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Parliament Opening Date Set, Suggesting Tory Deal Reached

After days of uncertainty , the Government announced that the State Opening would now take place on Wednesday June 21 - two days later than originally scheduled. "We made it very clear that any package on re...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Will Trump sack Mueller? His Florida friend says he's considering that

Both Fleischer and Gingrich had previously vouched for the character and integrity of Mueller, who was appointed Federal Bureau of Investigation director by Bush and whose term was extended an extra two years b...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Amazon's bombshell buyout of Whole Foods could change the grocery industry

The deal would give Amazon control of 430-plus U.S. Whole Foods stores, almost all of which are in neighborhoods more affluent and younger than America as a whole, noted David Portalatin, the NPD Group's vi...More..

Uber's board discussing temporary leave for its CEO, Travis Kalanick
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Uber's board discussing temporary leave for its CEO, Travis Kalanick

According to various reports , Kalanick is also set to take a leave of absence from the company but the board is yet to make a decision on this move. "It's clear this video is a reflection of me - and the ...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

FTSE 100 Slips As Fed Increases Interest Rates

Trump's legal team denounced the report. Scalise was listed in critical condition. Following the mixed performance seen in the previous session, U.S. According to the Commerce Department, retail sales fel...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Japan Has Surprise Trade Deficit in May on Energy Import Jump

Japan will on Monday release May figures for imports, exports and trade balance, highlighting a light day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. Exports were up 14.9 percent on year, shy of expectations for a ga...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Over Foreign Payments to Trump Hotels, Two US Attorney Generals to Sue

The lawsuit on Monday said heavy spending by foreign diplomats and embassies at the Trump International Hotel just a few blocks from the White House , payments by foreign entities at his Trump Tower and...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Britain eyes Brexit deal 'like no other in history'

He wouldn't be drawn on whether he supported Britain's continued membership in the single market and said Prime Minister Theresa May's minority government will negotiate in a "pragmatic" manner, striving fo...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Trump signs executive order on apprenticeship to celebrate "dignity of work"

Apprenticeship programs, run by the companies who know what their needs are, will help address this massive mismatch. "There are a lot of safeguards to registered apprenticeship to make sure that it's high qual...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Britain needs a seamless Brexit customs transition - Hammond says

Oddly, while 21 months is a very short time for the Brexit negotiations, it could be extremely long in Britain's politics. What is more, given the complexity and complication of the Brexit talks, May's lack o...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

London fire: 58 missing people presumed dead after Grenfell Tower disaster

Angry protesters have descended on Kensington Town Hall in the wake of the Grenfell Tower blaze in which at least 30 people lost their lives. Many residents are still unaccounted for, and police said so...More..

Deputy AG Rosenstein: 'Be skeptical' of anonymous sources
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Deputy AG Rosenstein: 'Be skeptical' of anonymous sources

Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner, as well as whether Mr. Trump tried to obstruct the Russian Federation investigation. "Nice", Trump tweeted yesterday. Mr Comey told the Senate Intelligence C...More..

Resorts World Manila gunman identified
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Resorts World Manila gunman identified

He had been sacked from the finance department in 2014 for corruption, having been investigated since 2011 for a scam involving tax credits in exchange for kickbacks. Footage shows the assailant walking through...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

German minister sees hope of 'soft' Brexit

But the turmoil of the euro zone crisis, fears in Britain about immigration and a series of miscalculations by former Prime Minister David Cameron prompted Britain to vote by 52 to 48 percent for Brexit in a ...More..