AP News
August 22, 2019 - 1:41 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — As fires raged in the Amazon rainforest, the Brazilian government on Thursday denounced international critics who say President Jair Bolsonaro is not doing enough to curb massive deforestation. The growing threat to what some call "the lungs of the planet" has ignited a bitter...
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Jacquie Cadorette
August 22, 2019 - 11:59 am
Brazil’s Amazon rainforest is experiencing record-breaking fires, and scientists are warning about what this could mean for climate change. According to CNN , fires in the Amazon have been tracked by the National Institute for Space Research (INPE) since 2013 and are now burning at the highest...
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August 07, 2019 - 8:54 am
FedEx is cutting ties with Amazon as the online retailer builds out its own delivery fleet, directly competing with the shippers who used to deliver its packages. The company announced Wednesday that it would no longer make ground deliveries for Amazon once its contract expires at the end of this...
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Johnny Lopez
July 30, 2019 - 8:41 am
Nobody wants a cake that tastes like a cardboard box, but if it looks like one, then that’s a different story! Emily McGuire is avid shopper on Amazon and is used to receiving boxes from the online retailer several times a week. So when her husband, Mac, surprised her with a birthday cake that was...
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July 15, 2019 - 11:29 am
Amazon Prime Day is here and presenting consumers with some of the best deals of the year. The huge sale now tops Black Friday and Cyber Monday in terms of how much people spend, and the deals are often much better. Deals are offered exclusively to Amazon Prime members, so now is the time to start...
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July 07, 2019 - 12:41 pm
By Kelly Meyers (via 107.9 The Link ) Are you ready to get your shop on for Amazon 's 5th annual Prime Day? It's coming up on July 15th, so just two weeks away. As the day gets closer, more and more experts are giving consumers some great tips on the items that you should definitely buy if you have...
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April 04, 2019 - 12:10 pm
NEW YORK — Amazon said Thursday that founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has finalized his divorce with wife MacKenzie, who will get a stake in the online shopping giant worth more than $35 billion. In a tweet, MacKenzie Bezos said she is giving up all her interest in The Washington Post, the newspaper that...
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March 25, 2019 - 4:30 pm
In a sign of the times at Apple, CEO Tim Cook's most surprising reveal Monday wasn't a sleek gadget, but rather a titanium credit card. The unveiling at the technology giant's Cupertino, California, headquarters came as it offered a first look at a host of new products, including a video-streaming...
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CBS News
March 01, 2019 - 2:56 pm
Researchers studying interactions between predators and their prey in the Amazon rainforest spotted one encounter with a giant spider that'll leave arachnophobes trembling. Scientists stumbled upon a tarantula "the size of a dinner plate" dragging away an opossum for its own supper — and later...
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Associated Press
March 01, 2019 - 12:23 pm
Los Angeles could soon be home to a grocery store operated by online retail giant Amazon, which already operates Whole Foods Markets but is reported today to be planning a further expansion into the grocery business. Citing unnamed sources, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday that Amazon is...
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