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The takeover comes as Amazon threatens to enter the drug industry. The retail juggernaut has held preliminary talks with makers of generic drugs about its potential entry into the pharmacy space, according to people familiar with the discussions. With Amazon as a pharmacy competitor, CVS risks losing the key draw to its stores. Shoppers can
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Battery-powered devices, from laptops to hoverboards, could pose a fire risk to airliners when stowed, airlines and regulators have warned. Now high-tech suitcases are drawing similar scrutiny. Passengers traveling on American Airlines won’t be able to check their “smart” luggage if the suitcase’s lithium-ion battery can’t be removed, starting Jan. 15, the airline said on
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Former FBI Director James Comey wrote what appeared to be a biblical subtweet on Friday shortly after Michael Flynn, the former Trump national security advisor, pleaded guilty to lying to FBI agents in December 2016. “But justice roll down like waters and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream,” he wrote on Twitter and Instagram. “But justice
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Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Michael Flynn, U.S. national security advisor, center, arrives at the U.S. Courthouse in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. Former national security advisor Michael Flynn in a statement Friday issued by his lawyers said that he had agreed to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller‘s investigators.
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Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Monsanto DeKalb brand hybrid corn is loaded into a Case IH planter in a field in Princeton, Ill., April 18, 2016. Germany’s Bayer said that the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) had no national security concerns about the drugmaker’s planned takeover of U.S. seeds
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New Jersey’s Willowbrook Mall, which is owned by General Growth Properties, has a “Next Generation” Sears store. The freed-up space will be filled with one of the area’s first Dave & Buster’s arcade restaurants, along with a handful of other tenants that haven’t yet been announced. In pursuing this redevelopment, GGP will be able to
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Alaska Airlines has launched an investigation into Randi Zuckerberg’s report of a passenger in her row making “repeated lewd sexual remarks” as the flight attendants “brushed off his behavior” and “kept giving him drinks.” The founder and CEO of Zuckerberg Media, who previously worked at her brother Mark’s company Facebook, said the person talked to
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David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images An Uber signage is displayed outside the company’s headquarters building in San Francisco, California, on June 21, 2017. Uber’s quarterly adjusted losses widened to $743 million, up 14 percent from the previous quarter, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday. The ride-hailing company’s third-quarter net revenue stood at
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Those who believe Xi’s administration was involved in Harare’s regime change say it’s no coincidence that Zimbabwean army chief Constantino Chiwenga visited Beijing just days before the military takeover. China’s foreign ministry said the visit was a “normal interaction” and arranged a long time prior. “China may have subtly backed the military and Mwangagwa, preferring
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Amazon‘s Echo Dot was the top-selling product on Amazon.com over the holiday weekend, the company revealed Tuesday morning. Earlier this year, the mini Alexa-enabled device also outsold all other products on Amazon’s Prime Day, which was the internet giant’s most successful Prime Day to date. “Customers purchased millions of Amazon’s Alexa-enabled devices this weekend, and
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The first time Josh Silverman addressed the staff of Etsy as their newly installed chief executive, he tried to connect with a work force known for its diversity, idealism and sincerity. “Hello,” he said. “My name is Josh. I identify as male. My preferred pronouns are ‘him’ and ‘he.’ Most people just call me Josh.”
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Foot traffic at retailers across the country this holiday weekend may not have been as strong this year when compared to last, a retail tracking firm said on Saturday, despite effusive early results from some retailers. Preliminary data tracking shoppers’ visits to physical stores on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday shows a year-over-year decline of
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