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Prime Day lands Amazon in dog house as site crashes

Prime Day lands Amazon in dog house as site crashes Not to mention that if you spend more than $100 on Target's website , you qualify for free six-month same-day delivery through Shipt. Lindsay took Local 4 inside the command center where Amazon is analyzing every step of Prime Day , including how items will be shipped and what people see on social media. [Full Article...]

CVS fires employees who called Chicago police on black customer

CVS fires employees who called Chicago police on black customer Friday's incident prompted CVS Pharmacy to personally call Hudson and release an official apology for what happened. "I'm black. Black isn't a bad word". The video shows the manager talking to police on the phone. Hudson wrote in her Facebook post, which has since gone viral. The cops took no action and Hudson eventually left the store without incident but chose to post the cell phone video onli... [Full Article...]

British caver says considering legal action after Elon Musk 'pedo' tweet

British caver says considering legal action after Elon Musk 'pedo' tweet Unsworth says he is mulling a lawsuit against Musk. No evidence has come to light to substantiate Musk's pedophilia accusation. A team from Musk's SpaceX built the specially designed "kid-size submarine", and Musk traveled with them to northern Thailand, documenting their tests and adventures along the way. [Full Article...]

Netflix shares plunge due to lower subscriber growth

Netflix shares plunge due to lower subscriber growth Analysts were expecting $3.94 billion. Netflix posted its earnings report for the June quarter today and revealed that it added 5.15 million subscribers for the quarter. The online streaming giant's shares have soared 115pc since the start of the year, helping it leapfrog Disney to become the most valuable media company in the world. [Full Article...]

Canada tariff spat leads to WTO challenge

Canada tariff spat leads to WTO challenge China announced today that it filed a World Trade Organization (WTO) challenge to Trump's proposal for a tariff hike on Dollars 200 billion of Chinese goods. Some US business groups worry this will push China to hit back with "qualitative measures" such as delaying approvals for inward investments into China, extra customs inspections for goods or boycotts of American brands. [Full Article...]

Amazon Prime Day becomes a 36-hour event

Amazon Prime Day becomes a 36-hour event Here's everything you need to know about Amazon Prime Day 2018 , including some tips on how to make the most of it. What do you get by being a Prime member? Packages move along a conveyor belt at the Amazon .com Inc. "It can be easy to get swept along by the hype and excitement on the day, so we recommend preparing in advance and researching what you want to buy, to make sure you can tel... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation summons Greek envoy to protest diplomats' expulsion

Russian Federation summons Greek envoy to protest diplomats' expulsion He was arrested in Greece past year on a US issued warrant. A Greek court has ruled to extradite the alleged former operator of crypto exchange BTC-e , Alexander Vinnik , to France, local news outlet CNN Greece reported Friday, July 13. [Full Article...]

Elon Musk launches baseless attack on Thai cave rescue diver

Elon Musk launches baseless attack on Thai cave rescue diver This set Musk on a Twitter rampage - which have become all too common for the 47-year-old entrepreneur. The accusation, presented without evidence or context, was directed at Vern Unsworth , a British cave explorer who recently said Musk's attempt to help the rescue effort was a " PR stunt ". [Full Article...]

U.S. Lifts Ban On ZTE Over Alleged Iran Sanctions Violations

U.S. Lifts Ban On ZTE Over Alleged Iran Sanctions Violations China's second-largest telecom equipment maker's share price skyrocketed to about HK$14 ($1.78), after the US Commerce Department said the ban on ZTE doing business with US companies will be removed once it places $400 million in an escrow account. [Full Article...]

Furious Elon Musk calls Thailand cave rescue diver a 'pedo'

Furious Elon Musk calls Thailand cave rescue diver a 'pedo' Now, analysts, and the rescuers themselves, are suggesting that Musk's submarine was nothing more than a PR stunt . Vernon Unsworth , who led the operation to save the boys stuck in the cave, accused the SpaceX boss of launching a " PR stunt " that never had a chance of working. [Full Article...]

BC considering all options to replace Greyhound services

BC considering all options to replace Greyhound services Maritime Bus-created six years ago due to failing bus services in Atlantic Canada, Maritime Bus president Mike Cassidy has expressed he might be interested in expanding to Western Canada. Greyhound Canada says it is ending its passenger bus and freight services across the Prairies, and cancelling all but one route in B.C. - a USA -run service between Vancouver and Seattle. [Full Article...]

Liberty Global unconcerned whether Fox or Comcast take control of Sky

Liberty Global unconcerned whether Fox or Comcast take control of Sky Few observers expect Comcast's bid to be the final strike in a... Fox's board is backing the Disney chief executive's offer and Fox shareholders are set to vote on the deal on July 27. Comcast has already received relevant regulatory approvals in the EU, Austria, Germany, Italy, and Jersey. For now, investors are waiting to see what Mr. [Full Article...]

Johnson & Johnson vows to appeal $4.7 billion talcum products verdict

Johnson & Johnson vows to appeal $4.7 billion talcum products verdict J&J denies the allegation and plans to appeal the court decision after successfully overturning previous cases. The company now faces about 9,000 talc-cancer cases in state and federal court, according to published reports , with the bulk of state court cases in Missouri, New Jersey, and California, according to J&J's May 2018 quarterly report . [Full Article...]

Longer than expected lines for Build-A-Bear event — Fox River Mall

Longer than expected lines for Build-A-Bear event — Fox River Mall Local authorities are requiring the stores to limit the lines and crowds due to safety concerns . Build-A-Bear had said to take advantage of this deal, customers needed to be a "Bonus Club" member. They capped the amount at $29 dollars so no one would be paying more than that. Customers took to social media to complain afterward. Henry said she had hoped to spend $10 on stuffed bears for ... [Full Article...]

Ryanair's Ireland-based pilots announce additional strikes

But they have reassured passengers that all Ireland to Europe flights will operate as normal. The airline, which says its pilots have some of the best conditions in the low-priced sector, said it planned to cancel 30 of 290 flights from Ireland on Thursday. [Full Article...]

Lincoln, Omaha not impacted by outbreak possibly linked to McDonald's salad

Lincoln, Omaha not impacted by outbreak possibly linked to McDonald's salad The CDC reports 61 illnesses in Iowa , Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin; two people have been hospitalized. Health officials in both IL and Iowa said that people who experienced similar symptoms after eating at McDonald's should contact a doctor for testing and possible treatment. [Full Article...]

Chuck E. Cheese's offers 'pay your age' deal Friday

Chuck E. Cheese's offers 'pay your age' deal Friday Offer available Friday, 7/13 only in participating US locations where Chuck E.'s Play Pass is available. Some people queued for over six hours with parents and children as young as seven-weeks-old outside the Hull Build-A-Bear shop at St Stephen's Shopping Centre. [Full Article...]

French top diplomat reassures Russian Federation that North Atlantic Treaty Organisation not its enemy

French top diplomat reassures Russian Federation that North Atlantic Treaty Organisation not its enemy Trump had opened the first day of talks in Brussels on Wednesday with a public diatribe against Germany, the second biggest state in the Western defence alliance, before the mood appeared to have calmed as the summit went into its second day, focusing on operations beyond Europe. [Full Article...]

S.Africa’s Woolworths recalls frozen savoury rice…

S.Africa’s Woolworths recalls frozen savoury rice… Mr May said that people who have the recalled frozen vegetable products (listed below) in their freezers should return them to the place of purchase for a full refund or dispose of them. "This suggests that the strains have persisted in the processing plant despite the cleaning and disinfection procedures that were carried out", according to the EFSA. [Full Article...]

Tesla makes massive bet on China with new 500,000-car Shanghai factory

Tesla makes massive bet on China with new 500,000-car Shanghai factory For Tesla especially, rapidly burning cash and struggling to turn a profit, China is key. Musk signed what was called a "cooperative agreement" with the Shanghai Municipal People's Government to jointly work on building the plant, which a Tesla spokesperson called "Gigafactory 3". [Full Article...]


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