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Amazon Deal for Whole Foods Starts a Supermarket War

Shares of Walmart, Target, Kroger and Costco, the largest grocery retailers, all tumbled on Friday. And no wonder. Grocery stores have spent the last several years fighting against online and overseas entrants. But now, with its $ 13.4 billion purchase of Whole Foods, Amazon has effectively started a supermarket war. ...

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Iraq Starts Offensive to Retake Western Mosul From ISIS

By RUKMINI CALLIMACHI and FALIH HASSAN February 19, 2017 ERBIL, Iraq — Iraq opened the next chapter in its offensive to drive the Islamic State out of Mosul on Sunday, preparing an assault on the western half of the city. Overnight, planes carpeted the ground with leaflets, directly appealing to the group’s fighters to ...

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SoftBank’s $100 Billion Investment Fund Starts to Take Shape

By LANDON THOMAS Jr. January 10, 2017 Many business titans have made the trek to Trump Tower for a private audience with Donald J. Trump since he was elected president, but none have made a bigger splash than Masayoshi Son, the billionaire telecommunications entrepreneur. “Ladies and gentlemen, this is Masa of SoftBank of ...

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Donald Trump, After Fits and Starts, Focuses on Foreign Policy

By MARK LANDLER and MICHAEL D. SHEAR November 17, 2016 WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald J. Trump embarked on one of the rituals of the American presidency on Thursday, meeting in New York with the prime minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, as he continued his fitful adjustment to the protocols of high-level diplomacy. “I am convinced ...

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A New Voice (or Two) Starts a New Era at the British Open

TROON, Scotland — Over the past four decades, the soundtrack to the British Open has generally included the whistling wind, the patter (or sometimes pounding) of raindrops and, at the start of every single round for every single golfer, a distinctively singsong voice from Dumfriesshire. This year, that changes. Not ...

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Work starts on key Mekong road

Work starts on key Mekong road Hoa Trung Bridge, which crosses the Ganh Hao River and links Ca Mau City and Dam Doi District, helps travellers no longer have to travel several hours by boat. — VNS Photo Ngoc Han KIEN GIANG (VNS) — Construction on a road linking Can ...

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Submarine power cable project starts

Submarine power cable project starts Construction of a 15.5km submarine cable connecting the Cham Islands to the national power grid began on Saturday. — Photo baogiaothong QUANG NAM (VNS) — Construction of a 15.5km submarine cable connecting the Cham Islands to the national power grid began on Saturday. The VND485 ...

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