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Prime Wardrobe is Amazing, For Better or Worse

Prime Wardrobe is Amazing, For Better or Worse

Items are shipped to the consumer, who gets seven days to try on the items before deciding what to keep and what to send back. More than a million pieces of clothing and accessories are eligible, Amazon said Tuesday, including from brands like Calvin Klein , Hugo Boss, Theory and Levi's that are big names at the department stores. Read More

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Nikkei nears two-year high as US hi-tech rebound boosts mood

Nikkei nears two-year high as US hi-tech rebound boosts mood

Asian shares were slightly lower Tuesday, erasing initial gains, but Tokyo's benchmark rose. TECH REBOUND: Technology stocks in the S&P 500 rose 1.4 per cent, the largest gain among the 11 sectors that make up the index. CHINA WATCH: Investors are closely watching the MSCI decision on China A-share inclusion to indexes, expected later in the day. Similarly, in a speech late on Monday, Chicago Federal Reserve President Charles Evans said it may be worthwhile for the USA central bank to wait ... Read More

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Amazon's $14-Billion Grocery Deal a 'Threat' to Food Retailers

According to Jeff Bezos , Amazon founder and CEO, "Millions of people love Whole Foods Market because they offer the best natural and organic foods, and they make it fun to eat healthy". He added that these are likely the higher-income households who tend to buy more expensive brands and cuts of meat. "Limited-assortment" grocers, such as Kettering's Trader Joe's - stores that typically sell private-label goods and less variety in general - are growing quickly now. Read More

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Trump weighs firing Mueller, according to confidante

An order from the President would not necessarily qualify, he said . The Post report came days after a Trump confidant, Newsmax CEO Christopher Ruddy, told PBS the president was "considering" firing Mueller . Spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters aboard Air Force One that "while the president has the right to" fire Robert Mueller , "he has no intention to do so". Read More

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Openings statements set in murder retrial of Ohio officer

Openings statements set in murder retrial of Ohio officer

A former University of Cincinnati police officer faces a second trial on Thursday on charges that he murdered an unarmed black motorist in a 2015 shooting that sparked debate about USA law enforcement's use of excessive force. Opening statements were set to begin in court on Thursday. Out of concern for the issue of race in the case, Hamilton County Judge Leslie Ghiz ruled on May 26 that jurors would not see the Confederate battle flag T-shirt that Tensing wore under his uniform when he ... Read More

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S. Korean official suspended over US missile defense report

The decision to deploy the system in South Korea was made by Moon's conservative predecessor, Park Geun-hye, who was impeached and thrown out of office in a corruption scandal that engulfed South Korea's business and political elite. Moon also sent his top security aide to Washington to reassure the USA authorities that THAAD won't be scrapped, Reuters reported. We are cutting a lot of programs. Read More

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Amazon's Alexa thinks the NBA Finals are one big joke

The Cleveland Cavaliers shouldn't get too down, and the Golden State Warriors absolutely can not take a breather despite last night's 113-91 shellacking at Oracle Arena. If I score six points and that wins us four games and the NBA Championship, I can do that every year. Draymond Green may not be the best player on the Warriors , but he is a central figure on the NBA's best team. Read More

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U.S. unemployment rate hits a 16-year low

Even so, May's non-seasonally adjusted manufacturing unemployment rate fell 0.7 percentage points during the month to 3.2 percent, compared to 4.7 percent a year earlier. It may also be a sign businesses are reluctant to expand their workforce until they see more evidence the new administration's plans are translating into legislation that'll reduce taxes and spur growth. Read More

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Guentzel stars, Pens lead 2-0

Guentzel stars, Pens lead 2-0

The defending National Hockey League champion Penguins moved into a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series, which now shifts to Nashville for Game Three on Saturday. He speaks a little bit of Russian, but I play with some Russians too. And it was once again led by the baby-faced son of a coach who has no problem shouldering the responsibility of playing alongside star Sidney Crosby . Read More

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PPG retreats from AkzoNobel buyout attempt

PPG retreats from AkzoNobel buyout attempt

We believe it's best for PPG and its shareholders to stop this attempt now", he said, AD reports. AkzoNobel shares fell more than 1.3% immediately following the decision and were changing hands at €73.60 each at 10:35 BST but have risen some 14.65% since news of PPG's original interest was first revealed on March 8. Read More

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'Dream holidays' ruined by British Airways IT problems

'Dream holidays' ruined by British Airways IT problems

In December 2016, a Which? report unveiled that average customer satisfaction with BA had fallen 67% for short-haul flights and 60% for long-haul. "Whilst clearly a hard weekend and week ahead for BA, we do not expect lasting damage to the franchise or long-term forecasts", Deutsche Bank said in a note, retaining a "Buy" rating on the stock. Read More

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Adani Enterprises profit jumps 60% on surging coal trading

Adani Enterprises profit jumps 60% on surging coal trading

Since then some opposition to the Adani mine from within the ALP has been voiced publicly and Queensland deputy premier Jackie Trad has come out saying that a "royalty holiday" is off the table . An earlier royalties deal proposed by the state in March would see Adani pay less in the early years of the project, but the same overall sum over the 60-year life of the development, Canavan said. Read More

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China agrees to open market to USA beef, gas

However, Chinese chicken could raise US food-safety concerns. The deal is part of a 100-day plan hashed out when Trump met Chinese President Xi Jinping in April. By the same date, the USA is to publish a rule allowing imports of cooked poultry from China . A number of USA companies are seeking permits to build facilities to process liquefied gas, which would allow America to become a net exporter of gas, something it has not been since the 1950s. Read More

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Republican candidate charged with assault leading in special Montana House race

In the voting, Quist had done well in Democratic strongholds like Missoula, Helena and Bozeman - but Gianforte held a big lead in Billings, the state's biggest city, and a led in usually Democratic Cascade County (Great Falls). Gianforte says he supports the effort to repeal Obamacare but has not backed the Republican bill passed by the House. "Everything he said was obliterated by his surprising actions that were recorded and witnessed Wednesday". Read More

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Branstad Confirmed as Ambassador to China

Branstad Confirmed as Ambassador to China

Relationships with China and President Trump, who nominated Branstad, have been under question since Trump and his family's corporations received trademarks in China following his election they had been previously denied. " Terry Branstad is Iowa". "She's a thrower and I'm a saver, let's put it that way, but that's always been the case". "I have a tendency to not want to throw anything away". Read More

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Iraq's Crude Oil Production Is near a 9-Month Low

Global crude oil supply inched down by 140,000 barrels daily last month, to 96.17 million bpd, the International Energy Agency said in the latest edition of its Oil Market Report. The agency trimmed its estimate for first-half global demand growth by 115,000 barrels a day, citing weaker consumption in "previously solid countries" like India and the US, yet kept the full-year growth forecast steady. Read More

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Scotland retain London 7s title as England finish second in series

Scotland retain London 7s title as England finish second in series

England progressed to the semis after two tries from player of the tournament Norton sealed a 17-12 victory over South Africa, who had secured the overall title by beating Scotland in the Paris Sevens final last weekend. An assistant referee spotted eight players on the field for the New Zealand team and the Scots were awarded a penalty which led to a try. Defeat meant that the U.S. Read More

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