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July 12, 2019 - 11:52 am
By Jordan Valinsky, CNN Business (CNN) — Amazon has revealed what's on sale for Prime Day. The annual sales extravaganza begins this Monday and will run for 48 hours. Similar to previous Prime Days, Amazon is slashing prices and offering more than 1 million deals as a way to drum-up spending during...
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Items in "Amazon Prime" branded packaging are seen at the Amazon Fulfillment Centre on November 14, 2018 in Hemel Hempstead, England.
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July 11, 2019 - 8:53 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon will provide technical training to about one-third of its U.S. workforce at a cost of more than $700 million. Amazon, which like other companies has struggled to find technically qualified U.S. employees, said that it will provide its workers with the skills to transition into...
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Lady Gaga
Haus Laboratories
July 10, 2019 - 11:21 am
By Kendall Trammell (CNN) — Lady Gaga knows the world already has plenty of beauty brands. She still wants to introduce you to hers. The pop star released a video on Tuesday announcing her new beauty line, Haus Laboratories . "They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder," Gaga says in the video."...
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This Oct. 4, 2018, file photo shows the U.S. Supreme Court at sunset in Washington.
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July 02, 2019 - 10:19 am
By David Cray, AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — More than 200 corporations, including many of America's best-known companies, have signed a friend-of-the-court brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that federal civil rights law bans job discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and...
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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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