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Is Amazon Coming for C-Stores?

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Right now, it's available at select pickup locations near college campuses in the following cities: Atlanta, GA; Berkley, CA; Columbus, OH; College Park, MD; and Los Angeles, CA. Amazon said it plans to expand Instant Pickup locations throughout the year, including one in Chicago, according to Reuters . Think Amazon Prime's two-day shipping is fast? You order items through the Amazon app, and it'll be ready for you to pick up two minutes later. Read More »

Teamsters Off the Hook in 'Top Chef' Extortion Trial

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Monday marks the third day of jury deliberation in the trial of four Teamsters accused of threatening and harassing the crew of the TV reality show " Top Chef " while it filmed at a Milton restaurant. Top Chef stars Padma Lakshmi, Gail Simmons and producers of the show testified that they were subject to threats and racial slurs from the Teamsters, who wanted driver jobs on the nonunion production. Read More »

CBO Projects Doomsday Scenario For Obamacare If Trump Stops Funding

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Insurers must make a final decision on whether to participate in the 2018 markets next month. He posted on Twitter on July 29, saying "If a new HealthCare Bill is not approved quickly, BAILOUTS for Insurance Companies and BAILOUTS for Members of Congress will end very soon!" Almost 3 in 5 HealthCare.gov customers qualify for cost-sharing help, an estimated 6 million people or more . Read More »

Shares, US dollar climb as N. Korea fears abate

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According to the final results, the index featured Dow Jones has advanced to 21 858,32 points and the Nasdaq , to the strong staining technology, 6256,56 points. The VIX, a measure of how much volatility investors expect in stocks, rose 44.4 percent, the biggest increase since May. The S&P 500 rose 1.0% on Monday in its biggest daily percentage rise since April. Read More »

Boston Holocaust Memorial vandalized again, 1 arrested

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The teen is accused of smashing a glass panel on the memorial Monday. The suspect's name has not been released, as he is a juvenile, but police said he would be charged with wilful and malicious destruction of property. "Thankful to public and ( Boston Police) for quick arrest of the person responsible for vandalizing Holocaust Memorial", said Walsh Monday night across two tweets . Read More »

Grizzly bear trophy hunting will be banned in British Columbia this fall

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Monday's announcement that the BC government has prohibited trophy hunting of grizzlies is a crucial step forward in protecting these majestic animals from senseless cruelty. Hunting grizzlies for meat will still be permitted in all parts of the province except in one rainforest. "It has a significant impact to the reputation of British Columbia as a global hunting destination", said Ellis. Read More »

Priebus, Bannon named as Trump leakers

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Colbert then asked The Mooch what he thought Trump meant - his off-script " many sides " remarks or the scripted statement he made later . But the conversation didn't flow, and the host didn't extract much in the way of interesting information. Read More »

First human West Nile virus case confirmed in Butte County

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Boulder County Public Health said it's too early to compare this year's West Nile Virus exposures to previous years. The Perth District Health Unit tested the first positive mosquito last week in the north-eastern part of Mitchell. On a scale of zero to 3, where 3 is the highest risk when multiple people have tested positive for the virus, the current level is 2, meaning a moderate risk of West Nile infection. Read More »

Public defender declines to represent Charlottesville suspect, citing relative injured in crash

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James Alex Fields Jr ., who is now living in Maumee , Ohio , has given the people in that small town a scare, and they took to the streets to denounce his actions and his beliefs . Attendees at the rally included white nationalist Richard Spencer and former Ku Klux Klan Imperial Wizard David Duke . "I thought it had something to do with ( President Donald) Trump ", she said . Read More »

Asian shares bounce after losses, dollar sags on weak US CPI

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Heightened tensions between the United States and North Korea , which triggered falls in riskier assets last week, are seen likely to remain a focal point for markets in the near term. The yen is perceived as a safe haven because Japan is the world's biggest creditor country and investors there have tended to repatriate funds in times of crisis. Read More »

Mass. cop mocks Charlottesville vehicle ramming on Facebook: 'Hahahaha love this'

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He was responding to a story about the death on Saturday of 32-year-old Heather Heyer, who was struck by a auto that plowed into a crowd of people protesting the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville , Virginia. John Delaney, who oversees the department's page, said the rating had been around 5 stars as recently as last week. The outcry both locally and nationally has been immediate, and only appears to be growing. Read More »

Hate groups located in the Sacramento region

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The center monitors hate groups and other extremists throughout the country and expose their activities to the public, media and law enforcement. Here's a closer look at hate groups in the New York, Pennsylvania and MA areas. Various other groups - those classified as anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim, Christian identity or general hate groups - could also share some ideology with white supremacist or white nationalist groups. Read More »

Advocates Rally, Opponents Threaten Lawsuit After Five Years of DACA

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Last week, Austin Mayor Steve Adler and Travis County Judge Sarah Eckhardt joined nine other elected officials across Texas to condemn Paxton's demand to rescind DACA. "In that way, DACA felt like the government legitimizing something we had already won". Two of her grandparents have died in the previous year, and her aunt died a month ago. Read More »

ISIS guilty of 'genocide' against Christians, religious minorities: USA report

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But in his preface to the "International Religious Freedom Report for 2016", the former oil executive insists: "Religious freedom is a cherished American value and a universal human right". But he also complained about the behaviour of some U.S. friends, such as North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally Turkey, where he said non-Sunni Muslims, such as the Alevi, are not protected by the state from "discrimination and violence". Read More »

Swiss hotel sorry for signs telling Jews to shower before entering pool

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On sign was directed at Jewish guests - "women, men and children" - asking them to shower before using the swimming pool. "If you break the rules I'm forced to close the swimming pool for you". "Thank you for understanding". "To our Jewish Guests". The TV report said the hotel was popular with ultra-Orthodox Jewish guest from around the world because they were usually very accommodating to their needs. Read More »

United States envoy Nikki Haley

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Tehran must be held responsible for "its missile launches, support for terrorism, disregard for human rights, and violations of UN Security Council resolutions", she said . IN an apparent tit-for-tat to American sanctions, Iranian Parliament has approved more than half a billion dollars in funding for the country's missile programme and foreign operations of the elite Revolutionary Guards. Read More »

Members Of Congress Call On Trump To Fire Bannon, Miller, Gorka

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Mr Kelly has told Mr Trump's top staff that he will not tolerate Mr Bannon's shadowland machinations, according to a dozen sources with knowledge of the situation. The silence isn't surprising, since Bannon rarely talks (on the record) to the mainstream media, which he has described as an "opposition party" relative to the Trump administration . Read More »

Hurricane Gert begins turn toward northeast in Atlanta Ocean

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Hurricane-force winds extend 25 miles outward from the center, with tropical-storm-force winds of up to 105 mph. That's about 450 miles (725 km) west of Bermuda. It said maximum sustained winds remain near 75 miles per hour with higher gusts. Its minimum central barometric pressures is 29.12 inches. Meanwhile, the only direct effect of Hurricane Gert the Lowcountry will experience is an increased risk of rip currents, forecasters say. Read More »

At Large Public Rally, Dhinakaran Fights AIADMK Merger and Sasikala Ouster

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Since then, he has demanded the expulsion of Sasikala family from the AIADMK and sought a probe into Jayalalithaa's death. Sasikala's nephew was joined by at least 23 MLAs and four MPs at the rally near Madurai . Former AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa had expelled Dinakaran from the party in 2011. "Since I have respect for the post of the Chief Minister, I did not personally say that Palaniswami was 420", he said. Read More »

'Blame on both sides' in Charlottesville attack

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On Tuesday, Trump explained his initial restrained response by saying: "The statement I made on Saturday, the first statement, was a fine statement, but you don't make statements that direct unless you know the facts ". "You had a group on one side and the other, and they came at each other with clubs, and it was vicious and terrible. The driver of the auto is a murderer and what he did was a horrible, horrible, inexcusable thing". Read More »

White Supremacists Loved President Trump's Latest Comments on Charlottesville

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Rather than reassuring his divided nation and party, rather than offering comfort to the families of the dead, the President's statement served to confirm the worst fears for Trump's presidency rather than the greatest hopes. Traditional European whites soon will be a minority in the United States. Clashes with police ensued, but no serious injuries were reported. Ex-Klan Imperial Wizard David Duke was one of them. Read More »

Virginia violence: Twitter names, shames white supremacists present at the rally

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But Peter Cvjetanovic isn't hiding and, in fact, has been photographed before at the side of Republican Senator Dean Heller, who now insists he doesn't know the alt-right protestor. But as the death toll linked to the rally rose to three - one in the auto ramming and two state police officers in a helicopter crash outside Charlottesville - the president's apparent refusal to criticize far-right hate groups sparked sharp criticism, even from members of his Republican Party. Read More »

Angry Birds maker Rovio's sales doubled after movie success

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Carnegie Bank, Danske Bank and Deutsche Bank are named as advising Rovio on its flotation plans, and the piece says the IPO could take place as early as September. Rovio reported a year-on-year improvement in both its net sales and operating profit in 2016, the former increasing from 140 million to 190 million euros and the latter from -21 million to 17.5 million euros. Read More »

David Davis plans customs deal to prevent border chaos

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The other option outlined in the proposal is for a new customs partnership with the EU in which the UK would "align its approach to the customs border in a way that removes the need for a UK-EU customs border". The next round of Brexit negotiations between Britain and the European Union is scheduled for the week beginning August 28. The government's more ambitious proposal called for a new partnership between the European Union and the United Kingdom that it said would eliminate the ... Read More »

Sharif files three appeals in SC to review its Panama verdict

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In April, the SC ruled that there was insufficient evidence to remove Sharif from office - by a split 2-3 verdict - over the Panama revelations but it ordered further investigations into his family's wealth. In his 34-page application, Nawaz has requested the Supreme Court to review its judgement as the petitions submitted by him also includes relevant documents concerning the iqama , a United Arab Emirates work visa, that led the judges to declare Nawaz "unfit to hold office". Read More »

Coal Prices: China's North Korea Coal Import Ban Could Stoke Rally

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Fang said Dunford's visit was a key part of efforts to expand dialogue between the US and China as agreed by President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping , when they met earlier this year. The U.S. continues to conduct freedom of navigation operations in the area to dispute China's claims. The United States has expressed concern about what it calls unsafe intercepts of US aircraft by the Chinese air force and a lack of transparency in China's military spending, ... Read More »

Pres. Trump warns North Korea against attacking Guam

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A picture is worth a thousand hot takes. " North Korea best not make any more threats to the United States", Trump told reporters at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, at the beginning of August. As it is, the USA has a robust military presence in the region, including six B-1 bombers in Guam and Air Force fighter jet units in South Korea, plus other assets across the Pacific Ocean and in the skies above. Read More »

Lincoln Memorial vandalized with red spray-painted curse

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They are also removing "undecipherable vandalism" that was spray painted on a Smithsonian sign in the 1400 block of Constitution Avenue. "The graffiti, which was done in red spray paint, says "(expletive) law". Defacing a national monument or memorial is rare but not unheard of. In 2013, a woman threw green paint on the Lincoln Memorial. She was arrested but later found incompetent to stand trial. Read More »

Missing Woman Survives In Wilderness For Month Eating Only Berries And Mushrooms

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Lisa told Garner and police she survived in the woods by eating berries and mushrooms and drinking muddy water - "basically whatever she could find out there", Will said. Theris told police that once she realized the men were going to commit a crime, she wanted nothing to do with the burglary and jumped out of their auto and ran into the woods. Read More »