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AP
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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CBS
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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Associated Press
February 20, 2019 - 5:26 pm
(KNX 1070) -- Roseanne Barr was captured on video Wednesday in an outburst against Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. From calling her a "Farrakhan-loving…bug-eyed b***h" who costs "hundreds of people decent-paying jobs," to a "lefty dumb-ass," Barr lambasted Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal. Barr, 66,...
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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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