• Amazon Prime Delivery job: Amazon promises massive profits to startups
Amazon Prime Delivery job: Amazon promises massive profits to startups

Amazon delivery long has relied on the U.S. Postal Service, United Parcel Service ( UPS ) and FedEx ( FDX ). A brochure about the new program details everything that interested would-be shipping magnates will need to launch their delivery business, and that means purchasing vans, handheld devices, uniforms, vehicle insurance, fuel cards, a...

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  • Amazon To Buy Somerville-Based Online Pharmacy PillPack
Amazon To Buy Somerville-Based Online Pharmacy PillPack

Losses in Walgreens Boots Alliance , CVS , and Rite Aid exceeded 10% at their worst, with almost $15 billion of market value wiped out. Brent Thill, an analyst at Jefferies, told Bloomberg the deal is the "tip of the iceberg" in terms of Amazon's plan in healthcare .

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  • Mount Agung: Jetstar and Indonesia AirAsia to resume flights
Mount Agung: Jetstar and Indonesia AirAsia to resume flights

Agung on the resort island. It said it would remain closed until at least 7 p.m. local time. The regional volcanic ash advisory centre in Darwin, Australia, said winds could carry the ash southwest toward Java, Indonesia's most densely populated island.

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  • North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief congratulates Erdogan on Turkey election win
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief congratulates Erdogan on Turkey election win

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan won a decisive victory in the elections Sunday, extending his 15-year reign and also cementing the sweeping powers he had long sought. Conceding defeat, Ince warned that constitutional changes ushered in by Erdogan earlier in the year represented a threat to the country's democracy.

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  • Erdogan faces toughest challenge yet as Turkey heads to polls
Erdogan faces toughest challenge yet as Turkey heads to polls

The voting marked the first time Turkish voters cast their ballots in simultaneous presidential and parliamentary elections, in line with the constitutional changes approved in a referendum a year ago that will transform the country's parliamentary system to an executive presidential one.

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  • Donald Trump says Harley-Davidson should stay '100 percent in America'
Donald Trump says Harley-Davidson should stay '100 percent in America'

It warned that Indian companies would be subjected to sanctions if they continue to do business with Iran . In January, Harley-Davidson said it would close a plant in Kansas City, Missouri, due to a sharp drop in USA demand for its motorcycles, but said it would consolidate work done there into its plant in Pennsylvania.

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  • Voters go to the polls in elections in Turkey
Voters go to the polls in elections in Turkey

Although the margin of their lead narrowed steadily as votes were tallied across the nation of 81 million people, an AK Party official said Erdogan was expected to win more than the 50 per cent required to avoid a run-off. Turkey's High Electoral Board declared Erdogan, 64, the victor of Sunday's polls , which usher in a new executive presiden...

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  • Saudi Struggles For Gulf Oil Producers' Support Ahead Of OPEC Meeting
Saudi Struggles For Gulf Oil Producers' Support Ahead Of OPEC Meeting

The group has been forced to take a softly-softly approach to oil production increases after cracks emerged within the cartel and threatened to dash the chances of a deal. Countries in the OPEC oil cartel have agreed to a new oil output level that effectively increases production by nearly 1 million barrels per day.

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  • OPEC to boost oil production by 1 million barrels per day
OPEC to boost oil production by 1 million barrels per day

But the joint communique did not spell out how the additional barrels would be divvied up, a key issue given Iran's insistence that cartel members should not be allowed to offset involuntary production losses in other member countries. Taking a somewhat different stance, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said Saturday's endorsement to incre...

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  • Trump threatens 20 percent United States tariff on European Union vehicle imports
Trump threatens 20 percent United States tariff on European Union vehicle imports

Turkey said Thursday that it's imposing tariffs worth $267 million on U.S. goods, targeting items such as coal, paper, walnuts, tobacco, rice, whiskey and cars. The move against China could raise prices for American consumers and businesses and hit global supply chains for industries like carmakers and electronics.[ nL4N1TO1AX] Chinese reprisals ...

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  • Markets Right Now: Stocks rise as trade war fears ease
Markets Right Now: Stocks rise as trade war fears ease

While S&P 500 Index futures slid 1.5 per cent overnight, the cash measure closed lower by just one-third of that. Britain's FTSE 100 gained 0.9 percent to 7,668. In pre-market trading on Tuesday, the Dow tanked over 350 points after Chinese stocks experienced a similar plunge. In Europe, Germany's Dax index and France's Cac 40 were both about 1...

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  • Supreme Court rules for states in online sales tax case
Supreme Court rules for states in online sales tax case

According to the General Accountability Office, prohibitions against collecting sales taxes from online retailers cost states as much as $13.4 billion past year. North Dakota. Both of those cases established that a retailer was only responsible for collecting state taxes if the retailer had a physical presence in the state .

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  • Shopping online? Now you will have to pay taxes
Shopping online? Now you will have to pay taxes

CNET reports that this overturns a standing 1992 decision that prevented states from collecting sales tax from online retailers that had no physical presence in their state. Now that Amazon's distribution network spans the country, it collects sales tax nationwide, though it doesn't collect on behalf of third-party sellers.

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  • Trump's latest tariff threat draws retaliation warning from China
Trump's latest tariff threat draws retaliation warning from China

The Chinese government is becoming increasingly impatient, speaking of "extreme pressure and blackmail". That happened after the US President gave some clues about the possibility for introducing new tariffs on the US $200 billion worth of Chinese goods.

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  • OPEC Works Toward Deal as Saudis Propose Plan for Higher Output
OPEC Works Toward Deal as Saudis Propose Plan for Higher Output

Volatility was the theme on Wednesday as bearish traders continue to support the notion that Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation would push for at least a 1 million barrel per day increase in production, while bullish investors priced in opposition to the increase by Iran , Iraq and Venezuela .

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  • President Trump Not Stepping Back, New Tariff Thread for China
President Trump Not Stepping Back, New Tariff Thread for China

It gave no details. But Beijing faces challenges in retaliating directly: China ships far more goods to the United States ($505 billion a year ago, according to U.S. "With the Trump team apparently of the view that the USA can win trade wars, and China determined to fight one if it ensues, it increasingly looks like we cannot preclude a full-...

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  • Trump blames Comey’s ‘minions’ for starting the Russian Federation investigation
Trump blames Comey’s ‘minions’ for starting the Russian Federation investigation

Still, investigators said they did not find "documentary or testimonial evidence" that the bias affected the probe. There was total bias.”. "It was a den of thieves". "As I looked at the predicating information, as I looked at the facts as we understood them from. the allegations that Russian Federation had these emails, and offered to members of t...

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  • One deputy killed, another in critical condition in Kansas City, Kansas
One deputy killed, another in critical condition in Kansas City, Kansas

Two Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office deputies and a suspect were shot outside the county courthouse, leading to the death of one deputy. They other was taken to KU Hospital and is reportedly in critical condition. A third person, the suspect, was also shot. Rohrer had been with the sheriff's department for seven years. The surviving deputy i...

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  • China Declares Trade War Launched After Trump Unveils $50B Tariffs
China Declares Trade War Launched After Trump Unveils $50B Tariffs

The official also said the USA statement , which said Washington would continue to impose additional tariffs if China takes retaliatory measures, has come to China's notice and it reserves the rights to take corresponding measures. So far, Mexico, Canada, and the European Union have done little to retaliate against the United States for levying ...

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  • McDonald’s to switch to paper straws in U.K., Ireland
McDonald’s to switch to paper straws in U.K., Ireland

McDonald's said that plastic straws would still be available "for those that require it", but they will be kept behind the counter. The chain has been working with start-up Transcend Packaging, based in Wales, and Huhtamaki, an global company that will produce the straws in Belfast.

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  • Fed raises rates, Powell talks future plans
Fed raises rates, Powell talks future plans

The Federal Reserve took note of a resilient US economy Wednesday by raising its benchmark interest rate for the second time this year and signaling that it may step up its pace of rate increases . "The trajectory of United States inflation or the broader USA economy would likely need to change materially for the FOMC to deviate from that pa...

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  • IHOP name change gets mocked by Wendy’s
IHOP name change gets mocked by Wendy’s

The pancake restaurant has been coy about whether the name change is truly permanent. ( RNN ) - IHOP has been teasing its so-called name change for a week, flipping the "P" to a lowercase "b". But, as it turns out, the chain is looking past morning meals with an eye toward enhancing its lunch and dinner business. "Which leaves you wondering: ...

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  • Experts cautious and skeptical on Trump-Kim summit
Experts cautious and skeptical on Trump-Kim summit

Donald Trump during a signing ceremony with the leader of North Korea , Kim Jong-un, in Singapore . Trump and Kim had reversed the usual momentum of tortuous negotiations and preparations before holding summit meetings , Stoffer pointed out.

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  • Net neutrality rollback enacted
Net neutrality rollback enacted

Pai is attempting to usher in an online regime that would resemble the internet in China. If the only providers that can serve state governments are those that observe net neutrality, these states reason, then it could shape what services consumers are offered, too.

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  • Dennis Rodman arrives in Singapore ahead of Trump-Kim summit
Dennis Rodman arrives in Singapore ahead of Trump-Kim summit

President Donald J. Trump will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un tomorrow morning at 9:00 a.m. When asked upon landing in Singapore how he was feeling about the encounter, Trump gave a brief answer: "Very good". Pompeo has disputed the notion that the president is moving the goalposts, telling reporters Thursday that Trump "has alwa...

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  • Justin Trudeau Criticizes Trump, Says Canadians 'Will Not Be Pushed Around'
Justin Trudeau Criticizes Trump, Says Canadians 'Will Not Be Pushed Around'

He described Trudeau's actions after the G7 summit as a "sophomoric play". "It's going to stop, or we'll stop trading with them", the president said at a news conference on the second day of the G7 summit in Quebec . Trudeau said Canada wasn't backing down. "We don't think that that is a useful or productive way to do business, and perhaps we ...

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  • Porsche renames Mission E to 'Taycan'
Porsche renames Mission E to 'Taycan'

But the powertrain has been confirmed: Two permanently activated synchronous motors generating more than 600 horsepower combined. The result will be 0-62 miles per hour in "well under 3.5 seconds", Porsche promises, while 0-124 miles per hour will be done in under 12 seconds.

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  • FIFA Ban Ghana FA President
FIFA Ban Ghana FA President

I have chose to resign as the Chairman of the Northern Regional Football Association and an Executive Committee member of the Ghana Football Association. Government on Thursday indicated its resolve to dissolve GFA in a bid to sanitise football administration. He also apparently tried to profit personally from a $5 million-a-year, five-year spons...

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  • Trump turns tables on G-7 allies with free trade ‘proclamation’
Trump turns tables on G-7 allies with free trade ‘proclamation’

Trump said. Many reporters "are unbelievably dishonest". Trump has long criticized the United States' goods deficit. Trump was the last G7 leader to arrive and will probably be the first to leave on Saturday when he sets off for his nuclear summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un in Singapore.

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  • Wilbur Ross says Trump administration has reached
Wilbur Ross says Trump administration has reached "definitive agreement" with ZTE

ZTE did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Moreover, the U.S. Commerce Department is expected to count the $361 million ZTE paid previous year as part of a settlement agreement, which will allow the government to claim no less than $1.7 billion in penalties.

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  • ZTE signs preliminary agreement to lift U.S. ban
ZTE signs preliminary agreement to lift U.S. ban

When U.S. regulators found that ZTE had not complied with the terms of the agreement, they cut off the firm from its U.S. parts suppliers. The settlement also requires ZTE to put US$400 million in escrow to cover any future violations and change its board of directors and executive team within a month.

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  • Trump to Meet Trade Advisers Over $70 Billion China Offer
Trump to Meet Trade Advisers Over $70 Billion China Offer

Mexico said it will file a complaint with the World Trade Organization over U.S. tariffs on its steel and aluminium. "The Mexican government asserts that its actions will continue adhering to the rule of global trade law and will be proportional to the damage that Mexico unfortunately receives", the statement said.

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  • Trump invokes War of 1812 in testy call with Trudeau over tariffs
Trump invokes War of 1812 in testy call with Trudeau over tariffs

President Donald Trump accused Canada of burning down the White House during the War of 1812, according to a new report . A source told CNN in one particularly strained moment, Trump seemed to justify his actions by referencing the War of 1812.

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  • Microsoft is acquiring GitHub
Microsoft is acquiring GitHub

Microsoft is no stranger to ingesting huge companies. Last year, Microsoft surprisingly moved to the Git version-control system for Windows development . It's also a social network of sorts for developers. Many fear that Microsoft will use its ownership of GitHub to see what projects are popular, and then launch rivals of its own.

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  • Thousands expected for Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose
Thousands expected for Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose

Then last month, it added new software tools to allow Android users to set time limits for apps and make the screen automatically turn grey when they're ready for bed. Mark Gurman, one of the industry's most respected Apple insiders, reported on Bloomberg that Apple will reveal a "Digital Health" feature for iOS 12 today.

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  • Germany's Merkel talks European Union reforms, immigration
Germany's Merkel talks European Union reforms, immigration

Macron wants to turn Europe's existing bailout fund into a European Monetary Fund (EMF), to act as a buffer in any future financial crises in the bloc, which was almost torn apart in a debt crisis in 2009. He also called for a shared European military intervention force and defense budget. But she said the former might have to wait until agreeme...

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  • Google reported to stop working on Maven, its government-licensed AI tech
Google reported to stop working on Maven, its government-licensed AI tech

Greene said Google chose to work on Project Maven "at a time when Google was more aggressively pursuing military work", Gizmodo reported. The work, which involves providing artificial intelligence to analyze drone footage for the government, has been highly controversial and included many employees quitting in protest.

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  • China reserves right to retaliate for United States investment curbs
China reserves right to retaliate for United States investment curbs

However the classes the Chinese language Finance Ministry chosen for tariff cuts cowl few American items, and gave the impression to be focused at China's aim of creating subtle industries slightly than low-value mass manufacturing. rivals. "It [may] be a strategy". The administration of President Donald Trump also said that it would impose mea...

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  • Italy heads for populist government after months of…
Italy heads for populist government after months of…

Nearly three months after Italy's election , a right-wing populist coalition between the Five Star Movement and the Northern League had finally come up with a plan. He said "the mafia has always made us and will always make us sick, wherever there is injustice I will try to be there with a team". The deal followed an extraordinary few days in ...

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  • Visa investigates
Visa investigates "service disruption" across Europe

Payment processing company Paymentsense said late Friday afternoon that transactions were starting to go through after a period of disruption but "there is still some intermittency" because of a backlog. We are working to resolve the matter and apologise for any inconvenience caused. "We will keep you updated". All payment providers will be una...

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