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Amazon is buying Whole Foods


Amazon could cut costs if the technology gets good enough to deploy at Whole Foods locations. Whole Foods will continue to operate under its name, and Whole Foods' CEO John Mackey will stay on board after the purchase. Now Amazon will take on grocers like Wal-Mart and Kroger . The activist investor firm acquired a stake in the grocery chain and had been pressuring it to find a buyer after sales growth had stalled. Read More »

Theresa May's deal with the DUP is opposed by half of voters

The comments open the door to rolling talks continuing indefinitely, or if talks fail, a minority government - either of which would deepen concern over the stability of the government. Northern Ireland Secretary of State James Brokenshire said an agreement to restore the power-sharing government in Stormont must be reached by the 29 June deadline or direct rule will be restored. Read More »

Amazon deal slams retailers as Dow edges to record


Treasury yields. Although Amazon is best recognized for its online purchasing platform, it has dabbled in brick-and-mortar stores in recent years. Amazon also has been testing automation technology at a Seattle convenience store that's now open only to Amazon employees. Shoppers skip the checkout line, and their Amazon accounts get automatically charged. Read More »

Trump releases 2016 financial disclosure, revealing assets of his trust

The new details were included in a financial disclosure that Trump voluntarily submitted Friday to the Office of Government Ethics , the first snapshot of the Trump Organization's finances since its longtime leader became president. Some of President Donald Trump's business ventures appear to be making more money in recent months than they had a year earlier. Trump also reported $7 million in book royalties, and an $84,000 pension from the Screen Actors Guild. Read More »

Authorities searching for Florida State Prison inmate who stole work van

Friday, the sheriff said. Bahrman is originally from the St. Johns County area, but there is no evidence to indicate his direction of travel, Smith said. He was sentenced to two years on March 2 on methamphetamine-related charges. If you have any information on his whereabouts, you're asked to call authorities. Read More »

Amazon Buys Whole Foods Market at Whooping 13.7 bln USD


Smith stated that Whole Foods could become a "potent weapon" with Amazon , especially against Wal-Mart, "which dominates the grocery world and has been stepping up its e-commerce game". The shopper's Amazon account gets automatically charged. It had previously announced plans to open a 1,800-square-foot store called Amazon Go in Seattle, Washington . Read More »

Doctors: Scalise arrived at hospital in 'imminent risk of death'


The bullet that struck Scalise tore through his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuring internal organs and causing severe bleeding, the hospital said . The Congressional Baseball Game Facebook page will also carry a live stream of the game and it will be broadcast on C-SPAN, a spokeswoman for the Congressional Baseball Game said. Read More »

Vice President Hires Outside Counsel to Help Navigate Russia Investigations


Furthermore, the president has come to rely on Pence as a final arbiter of decisions, say sources, and a skilled operator who can be effective in spite of the chaos around him. Cullen, 69, was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., raised in Staunton and graduated from the University of Richmond's T.C. Williams School of Law in 1977. Regardless of the outcome, the specter of Mueller examining the possibility of obstruction of justice appeared to be a new blow to Trump, whose first five months in office ... Read More »

Verdict reached in trial of Minnesota officer

Yanez had testified that he was afraid for his life and that Castile did not follow his orders. Reynolds said in the video, and testified in court, that Castile had been trying to cooperate and produce his driver's license. She said Castile would smoke weed nearly daily for the two to three years they were in a relationship. "The system really is wrong, they really failed us", she said through tears. Read More »

Since Brexit vote, Europeans warm again to EU


Theresa May had repeatedly said during the election campaign that the Brexit talks would start 11 days after the June 8 vote, using it as a warning that Jeremy Corbyn's Labour were not ready for the negotiations. But the European Parliament's Brexit co-ordinator, Guy Verhofstadt, said the United Kingdom could not expect the conditions of its membership to remain the same if it took this path. Read More »

Calls for 'arrests to be made' over tragic Grenfell Tower deaths


A collection of Saye's photography, called "Dwellings: in this space we breathe " is now being exhibited in Venice at La Biennale Di Venezia. See some excerpts from the series above and below. Jessica Urbano, 12, has not been located since talking to her aunt Sandra Ruiz at around 1.40am on the day of the fire. Her mother, an office cleaner, was returning from work when she tried to enter the building but was forced back by the flames. Read More »

Minecraft is available for cross-play on any device

The update will also come with a 4K graphics update for the Xbox One version. Minecraft is getting a full 4K facelift this fall to coincide with the launch of the Xbox One X , the retail name for Project Scorpio . However, Microsoft insists that it plans to continue providing full support the original version of Minecraft , however, it will just become a separate entity to the newly unified Minecraft : Better Together version. Read More »

Officer Who Shot Philando Castile Found Not Guilty

In Charlotte, North Carolina, prosecutors decided against retrying Randall Kerrick, a white officer who was charged with voluntary manslaughter for shooting Jonathan Ferrell, an unarmed, black 24-year-old. Officers were also standing trial this week in fatal shootings in Cincinnati and Milwaukee. Castile's last words, spoken to Yanez after he'd been shot, were, "I wasn't reaching for it". Read More »

Republicans, Democrats Play Ball for 'Team Scalise'

Ticket sales picked up after Wednesday's shooting , eventually setting an attendance record, the organizers said, as attendees such as Alexander Hilten, 16, of Arlington, Va., chose to come to the game for the first time. They are going to all wear LSU hats in honor of Steve and I think that's a wonderful thing. The crowd got to its feet when the announcer mentioned Scalise. Read More »

ACLU: Carter conviction violates free speech protections


Like the judge, Burke honed in on the moment Roy stepped out of the fumes, seeking fresh air. He had been trying to better himself, and "we all wish he had the opportunity" to grow up, she said. The judge's decision surprised many legal experts, who had said that, despite the callousness of Carter's conduct, the case presented a stiff challenge to prosecutors because MA, unlike dozens of other states, has no law against encouraging suicide . Read More »

Divorce bill focus of Brexit talks on Monday

She told the BBC: "I'm suggesting that the Conservative Party works with those both within the House of Commons and with people without to ensure that as we leave the European Union, we have a Brexit that works for the economy and puts that first". Read More »

Lily Allen confirms she was dropped from Newsnight's Grenfell Tower fire coverage


The singer accused the Government of trying to "micro-manage" the tragedy and individual grief, and also said the mainstream media had been trying to "downplay" the incident. When Jon explained that the death toll was likely to rise significantly Lily asked: "So why is it not coming out now?" Police admit that they may never be able to identify all of the victims. Read More »

Microsoft Revealed New Details About the Xbox Game Pass Service at E3


During yesterday's Xbox Daily: Live at E3, it's been confirmed that the Xbox Game Pass will be getting new games every first day of the month. The Xbox Game Pass is available now at $10/£8 a month. Notably, Xbox Game Pass is not a streaming service like Netflix or PlayStation Now: you actually download games right onto your system. If you're concerned about games being removed, however, you don't have to worry for now, as he says that nothing will be removed from the catalog until late ... Read More »

Officer who killed Philando Castile found not guilty

KARE 11's Lou Raguse reports that the family of Philando Castile and supporters left the courtroom in tears, visibly sobbing. His mother, Valerie Castile , stood and swore. "He let the officer know that he had a firearm and he was reaching for his wallet and the officer just shot him in his arm", Reynolds said on the livestream. Read More »

Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in 60 seconds

He said even if Baghdadi's death is confirmed, its importance mustn't be overestimated. The Russian Defense Ministry said on its Facebook page that it was checking information that Baghdadi was killed in the strike, which it launched after receiving intelligence that a meeting of IS leaders was being planned. Read More »

Trump acknowledges he is under investigation in Russia probe

President Trump dismissed a potential obstruction of justice investigation into his conduct, calling allegations of collusion between him, his campaign or people associated with him and Russian Federation a "phony story". Mr Comey also said Mr Trump repeatedly sought assurances that he wasn't a target of the Russian Federation investigation. (That doesn't mean they won't do exactly that, of course.) We are now talking about the President of the United States being investigated for possibly ... Read More »

About 4000 more US troops to go to Afghanistan


There are at present 8,400 USA troops in Afghanistan . He also insisted it does not give him "carte blanche" to decide on troop numbers himself, stressing that there will still be an interagency process to review an overall strategy for Afghanistan that the president will ultimately approve. Read More »