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Good Omens
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June 21, 2019 - 8:18 am
By Michelle Lou, CNN (CNN) — A petition started by a Christian organization calling for the removal of the show "Good Omens" missed its mark. Signed by more than 20,000 people, it calls for Netflix to pull the fantasy series from its platform. There's just one problem: Netflix doesn't offer the...
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Pope Francis blesses the coffin as he celebrates the funeral service of Cardinal Leon Kalenga Badikebele, the Apostolic nuncio in Argentina, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Saturday, June 15, 2019.
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June 17, 2019 - 10:56 am
By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican formally opened debate Monday on letting married men be ordained as priests in remote parts of the Amazon where priests are so few that Catholics can go weeks or months without attending a Mass. The call for study on the proposal...
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The House Judiciary committee said it is launching a "top-to-bottom" antitrust investigation of the tech industry, including Amazon (AMZN), Apple (AAPL), Facebook (FB) and Google (GOOG).
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June 03, 2019 - 8:09 pm
By Brian Fung, CNN Business (CNN) - - The House Judiciary committee said Monday it is launching a "top-to-bottom" antitrust investigation of the tech industry, including Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, deepening a crisis for Silicon Valley's largest players as they face mounting scrutiny in...
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The Beastie Boys' Mike D
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May 31, 2019 - 11:50 am
By Marianne Garvey, CNN (CNN) -- The Beastie Boys are revisiting the ups and downs of their early career in a new 14-minute documentary short. The "Sabotage" rappers are celebrating the 25th anniversary of their hit album, "Ill Communication" and taking fans for a walk down memory lane in "Still...
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Hundreds of Amazon employees, groups of investors, and dozens of civil rights groups and academic researchers are upset that the online retailer is selling facial-recognition software to governments.
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May 22, 2019 - 5:33 pm
By Rachel Metz, CNN Business (CNN) -- Hundreds of Amazon employees, groups of investors, and dozens of civil rights groups and academic researchers are upset that the online retailer is selling facial-recognition software to governments. Yet on Wednesday, Amazon shareholders rejected a proposal...
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Whole Foods
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May 20, 2019 - 11:55 am
By Jordan Valinsky, CNN Business (CNN) — Responding to customers' demands, Whole Foods is ramping up its war on disposable plastic. The Amazon-owned company announced Monday that will stop offering plastic straws across all of its 500 stores in the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada...
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In this Nov. 9, 2018, file photo a box of merchandise is unloaded from a truck and sent along a conveyor belt at a Walmart Supercenter in Houston.
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May 14, 2019 - 10:46 am
By Anne D'Innocenzio, AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart is rolling out free next-day delivery on its most popular items, increasing the stakes in the retail shipping wars with Amazon. The nation's largest retailer said Tuesday it's been building a network of more efficient e-commerce...
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In this Oct. 10, 2018, file photo Amazon Prime boxes are loaded on a cart for delivery in New York.
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May 13, 2019 - 10:05 am
By Joseph Pisani, AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon, which is racing to deliver packages faster, is turning to its employees with a proposition: Quit your job and we'll help you start a business delivering Amazon packages. The offer, announced Monday, comes as Amazon seeks to speed up its...
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Jeff Bezos speaks in front of a model of Blue Origin's Blue Moon lunar lander, Thursday, May 9, 2019, in Washington.
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May 09, 2019 - 6:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Amazon tycoon Jeff Bezos said Thursday he's going to send a spaceship to the moon, joining a resurgence of lunar interest half a century after people first set foot there. Bezos said his space company Blue Origin will land a robotic ship the size of a small house, capable of...
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Amazon Go store
Mark Lennihan/AP
May 08, 2019 - 2:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon launched its high-tech Go convenience store a year ago, where shoppers can pull items off the shelf and walk out. Now it's adding a decidedly low-tech feature: accepting cash. Its new store that opened in New York City Tuesday is the first Amazon Go store to do so. At its...
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