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AP
February 14, 2019 - 8:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon abruptly abandoned plans for a big new headquarters in New York that would have brought 25,000 jobs to the city, reversing course after politicians and others objected to the nearly $3 billion in tax incentives promised to the company. "We are disappointed to have reached...
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AP
February 10, 2019 - 10:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Enquirer committed neither extortion nor blackmail by threatening to publish intimate photos of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, an attorney for the head of the tabloid's parent company said Sunday. Elkan Abromowitz, an attorney for American Media Inc. chief executive David...
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AP
February 08, 2019 - 11:31 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors are looking into the National Enquirer's handling of a story about Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' extramarital affair to see if the tabloid's publisher violated a cooperation agreement with prosecutors, two people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on...
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Associated Press
February 08, 2019 - 11:18 am
(CBS News) -- Since Amazon announced plans to build a New York City facility in November, the project has been the target of vocal opposition from politicians, community groups and residents. So much so that the internet giant might reconsider the project, according to a Washington Post report. The...
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December 07, 2018 - 12:44 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California prosecutors say Amazon has agreed not to sell foie gras in the state from birds that have been force-fed. State lawmakers banned that form of the fatty duck and goose liver delicacy nearly 15 years ago. Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey said Friday a...
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November 27, 2018 - 11:30 am
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Amazon has partnered with the Los Angeles County Department of Social Services to encourage donations of toys to sites that lend them to children in low-income communities. The Toy Loan program has been in place for decades and supports 54 toy lending libraries countywide, but...
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Associated Press
November 13, 2018 - 7:26 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon has confirmed that it will split its much-anticipated second headquarters between New York City and Arlington, Virginia. Its New York location will be in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens, while its Arlington offices will be located in an area called National...
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ap
November 06, 2018 - 8:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — New York is one of the finalists in Amazon's search to build another headquarters, according to a person familiar with the talks. After a yearlong search for a second home, Amazon is now reportedly looking to build offices in two cities instead of one, a surprise move that could...
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Associated Press
October 02, 2018 - 7:35 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon, which has faced political and economic pressure to raise pay for thousands of employees, is boosting its minimum wage for all U.S. workers to $15 per hour starting next month and said it will push for an increase in the federally mandated minimum wage, which now stands at $7...
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USA Today
September 13, 2018 - 11:25 am
SEATTLE (AP) - Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos said Thursday that he is giving $2 billion to start a fund that will open preschools in low-income neighborhoods and give money to nonprofits that helps homeless families. Bezos, whose stake in Amazon is worth about $160 billion, says that he'll call...
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