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by | April 02, 2019 | 22:01

Amazon is cutting prices at Whole Foods starting this week. The company said the price cuts would impact hundreds of items with a focus on "peak-of-season produce" like greens, tomatoes and tropical fruits like mangoes, which will now go for $1 apiece.

by | April 02, 2019 | 21:25

Justice Secretary David Gauke said Sunday the government would have to "very carefully consider" the wishes of Parliament, but continued to insist that Prime Minister Theresa May's European Union divorce deal is still the best alternative.

by | April 02, 2019 | 20:59

When the officer asked the driver to get out the vehicle, he ran but was quickly captured, the chief said. Josephson's blood was found in the trunk and inside Rowland's vehicle along with her cellphone, bleach, window cleaner and cleaning wipes, Holbrook said.

by | April 02, 2019 | 15:38

The tech-heavy Cheddar 50 Index, which measures the performance of Cheddar's 50 top companies ー from Apple ($AAPL) to GM ($GM) ー closed up 2.1 percent on Monday, boosted by top performers Roku ($ROKU) and Eventbrite ($EB). In our case, I think what we've seen in talking to investors [is] that more people are maybe surprised to see the numbers that we're putting out and I think this is a great part of the process.

by | April 02, 2019 | 14:43

Fitch said Aramco accounted for around 70 percent of the Saudi government's budget revenue between 2015-2017, but it wasn't immediately clear if that figure included the dividends mentioned by Moody's. The $69 billion deal with SABIC pumps capital into the Public Investment Fund, which is overseen by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Exxon reported cash flow a year ago of $36 billion.

by | April 02, 2019 | 12:55

The Impossible Whopper has mayonnaise, which can be omitted by request, and is cooked on a surface shared with conventional meat. The Impossible Whopper will be introduced this week at Burger King restaurants in the St. Beyond Meat counts actor Leonardo DiCaprio and Microsoft founder Bill Gates as investors. "Around the taste, around the brand recognition, around the price, all those things were important factors in choosing Impossible", he said.

by | April 02, 2019 | 06:28

Reacting to the release of early results, President Erdogan said his party was leading by far across Turkey and that losing some cities was "the necessity of democracies". In predominantly Kurdish provinces, a pro-Kurdish party won seven top mayoral seats but lost some strongholds, including south-eastern Sirnak province, to the ruling party.

by | April 02, 2019 | 02:08

This time it has an interesting spin-off in the form of a Snake-inspired game Google Maps . Google Maps is nearly certainly always a part of the yearly festivities: After 2015's resurrection of Pac Man and last year's Where's Waldo , this time around we're invited to play good old Snake on our favorite mapping service.

by | April 01, 2019 | 20:14

However on that occasion 35 SNP members abstained along with about 60 Labour MPs. Later Monday, MPs (members of Parliament) will vote on a new range of options to try to find out which Brexit outcome has the most support. But to be clear, unlike Tory Brexiters, DUP MPs won't be terrified by the prospect of the United Kingdom staying in the customs union, because that would in practice turn the backstop they hate from putative trap into the bridge the EU always hoped it would be.

by | April 01, 2019 | 18:56

China will sharply expand market access for foreign banks and securities and insurance companies, especially in its financial services sector, Premier Li Keqiang said on Thursday, as senior United States officials arrived in Beijing for more trade talks.

by | April 01, 2019 | 15:42

Southwest said it issued a ground stop as a result but lifted it after 40 minutes, adding it involved "an outage with a vendor that services multiple carriers with data used in flight planning". A technical issue has grounded flights from a number of airlines across the country, according to reports . "Mainline operations and regional operations are impacted to varying degrees", the FAA statement said.

by | March 31, 2019 | 16:46

The deal is being part-financed with a $3.5bn share placing which will also be used to repay bonds and to bolster the balance sheet. AstraZeneca's collaboration with Daiichi Sankyo, meanwhile, significantly escalates the company's investment in cancer.

by | March 31, 2019 | 00:12

Apple , Amazon , and Microsoft complied, but Google said that the app did not violate its terms of service. Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft have removed the app from their platforms and now, petition-filing platform Change.org has collected over 1,40,000 signatures for removal of this app from PlayStore.

by | March 30, 2019 | 20:26

San Francisco-based Lyft sold 32.5 million shares after initially marketing 30.8 million shares at US$62 to US$68 each. It marks the first time that most people who have used their smartphone to summon a vehicle dispatched by Lyft or its bigger rival, Uber , will have a chance to make a bet on whether the ride-hailing phenomenon will continue to transform transportation and eventually become a major money maker.

by | March 30, 2019 | 19:14

Geely and Daimler have also confirmed that Smart will expand its model line-up into the B-segment but further details of this have not been confirmed. Geely will contribute expertise in brand management, research and development, production, supplier management and other areas and further develop technologies for the Smart , including connectivity.

by | March 30, 2019 | 12:58

Growth in consumer spending was revised down from 2.8% to 2.5% - consumer spending accounts for over two-thirds of the country's economic activity. Business investment was also revised lower from the initial estimate, due to a downward revision to spending on intellectual property products like software.

by | March 30, 2019 | 07:30

The committee described a "personality cult" surrounding Ghosn, who was arrested a year ago on charges including underreporting his salary and transferring personal losses to Nissan. Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa said he was not aware of discussions about the possibility that its French partner Renault was considering a bid for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles .

by | March 30, 2019 | 05:11

What we can see so far are the use of LED lighting at both ends, incorporating a version of Kia's "ice cube" signature at the front. UPDATE, 28/03/19: We've added some extra images of the Kia Mohave Masterpiece and SP Signature concepts shot by our very own Scott Collie, who is on the ground in Seoul.

by | March 30, 2019 | 03:42

Debenhams shares jumped 54% higher to 3.39p after the indicative bid move but still remain well below the cash offer Ashley has indicated. Sports Direct , which past year bought department store chain House of Fraser out of administration for 90 million pounds, has a near 30 percent stake in Debenhams and has been trying to wrest control of it for months.

by | March 30, 2019 | 02:56

However, in a twist, although Singapore Changi may be the best airport , it does not have the best terminal. Cape Town Air Access congratulates Cape Town International Airport for receiving the Best Airport in Africa award at the 2019 Skytrax World Airports Awards last night.