NEW YORK: Amazon announced on Thursday (Aug 24) that its takeover of Whole Foods Market will close next week, as it vowed to cut grocery prices and fully integrate the chain into its retail empire. The US$13.7 billion acquisition, announced in June, will close on Monday, Amazon and Whole Foods ...
Ricardo Khan said hearing the news last week that his teaching position at the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s theater department had officially been restored felt like one “huge exhale.” Khan, & ... Read more
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Following deadly confrontations at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, President Donald Trump’s assertion that "both sides" were to blame for the resulting violence drew outrage an ... Read more
President Trump, having secured no “wall money” in the last Congressional funding fight in April, vowed to try again before federal appropriations expire at the end of September. At his Phoenix rally ... Read more
The Russian IT company Yandex, responsible for introducing its search engine of the same name, and which is often regarded as one of the best alternatives to Google, the world’s most frequently used s ... Read more
Metro says 65 percent of riders, including thousands who now pay discounted fares, will see no change or a 50-cent savings. Midday and late-night riders would pay 25 cents more. The change awaits a Co ... Read more