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Walmart

By Jordan Valinsky

(CNN Money) -- Walmart's latest attempt to take on Amazon is decidedly high-end.

The company is launching Jetblack, a new personal shopping service that lets customers order items via a text...Read more

Hurricane Irma hits Miami

By Joe Reedy, Associated Press

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's governor and Legislature promised a dizzying array of fixes following the devastation of last year's hurricanes. But heading into a new storm season, the state has enacted only a few changes — the largest...Read more

CAMILLUS, N.Y. (AP) — The 30-year-old man who was evicted from his parents' home has finally left, hours before a court-ordered deadline.

Michael Rotondo honked and waved to reporters Friday morning as he pulled out of the driveway of his parents' home in Camillus, New York. The...Read more

Karthik Nemmani, 14, from McKinney, Texas, is presented with the Scripps National Spelling Bee trophy

By Ben Nuckols, Associated Press

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The end of the biggest Scripps National Spelling Bee in history came abruptly, and it wasn't the conclusion that many expected. Naysa Modi, a poised and charismatic four-time participant whose long spelling career...Read more

Kim Yong Chol walks out of a building after meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

By Calvin Woodward, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — A North Korean envoy is coming to Washington bearing a letter for President Donald Trump from Kim Jong Un.

This has been going on for days. Like in the old days.

Kim Yong Chol was spotted Wednesday at...Read more

Philadelphia Phillies' Maikel Franco, right, scores on a single by Jorge Alfaro as Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal misses the throw during the second inning.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jorge Alfaro drove in two runs, Aaron Nola pitched seven innings of two-hit ball and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 Thursday, spoiling Clayton Kershaw's first start in almost a month.

Hitting out of the No. 8 spot in the Phillies'...Read more

President Donald Trump says he is considering commuting the sentence of ex- Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday pardoned a conservative commentator he claims "was treated very unfairly by our government!" and announced he's thinking about clemency for Martha Stewart and former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, among "lots" of other people.

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Google is blaming "vandalism" at Wikipedia for search results that incorrectly said the ideology of the California Republican Party included "Nazism."

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is blaming "vandalism" at Wikipedia for search results that incorrectly said the ideology of the California Republican Party included "Nazism."

The results appeared in a Google information box screen-captured by Vice Media on Thursday. Google quickly...Read more

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks at a news conference before Game 1 of basketball's NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland, Calif.

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Adam Silver has encouraged the Philadelphia 76ers to both quickly and thoroughly resolve the investigation into whether team president Bryan Colangelo used Twitter inappropriately, a story that the NBA commissioner acknowledged was not one he wants to be thinking...Read more

Clergy abuse survivor Marie Mielke talks about her feelings during a press conference detailing the settlement reached between clergy sexual abuse victims and the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis announced a $210 million settlement Thursday with 450 victims of clergy sexual abuse as part of its plan for bankruptcy reorganization, making this the second-largest payout in the scandal that rocked the nation's Roman...Read more

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