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Brazil to reject G-7’s aid pledged to fight Amazon fires, digging at Macron over...

A senior government official said Brazil would reject the $22 million G-7 countries promised to help fight the wildfires raging in the Amazon.
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LFD: 6 people treated, Amazon employees evacuated following hazmat situation

Firefighters were called to the warehouse on Mercer Road to a report of a chemical smell Friday morning.
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Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos visits Kentucky for groundbreaking

Amazon founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos, was at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport Tuesday for the groundbreaking for Amazon’s new Prime Air shipping hub.

Walmart, Amazon kick off government online pilot program

Amazon and Walmart are kicking off a two-year pilot launch on Thursday established by the government to allow low-income shoppers on government food assistance to select and pay for their groceries online in New York.

Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

Disney has closed its $71 billion acquisition of Fox’s entertainment business, putting “Cinderella,” ″The Simpsons,” ″Star Wars” and “Dr. Strange” under one corporate roof.
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Airline: Plane was being operated for Amazon

A cargo flight that crashed Saturday afternoon into a bay just east of Houston was being operated for Amazon by Atlas Air, according to a statement from the airline.

Fired Kentucky Amazon employee sues over bathroom breaks

The lawsuit says the company violated the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Gone in a New York minute: How the Amazon deal fell apart

When Amazon chose the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens to build a $2.5 billion campus that could house 25,000 workers, New York's top brass saw it as a major coup.

Arlington says it’s sticking to its Amazon plans

Arlington, Virginia, doesn't expect its plans to build a new Amazon headquarters to change, even though Amazon has scuttled a plan to build a headquarters in New York.

Locals have mixed feelings on Amazon’s retreat

On the streets of Queens, reaction to Amazon's decision to cancel its headquarters differed among the residents and local businesses.

Big question for Amazon’s 2 chosen cities: Will it pay off?

The awarding of Amazon’s second headquarters to two affluent localities has fanned intense speculation around a key question: For the winning cities, will the economic payoff prove to be worth the cost?

Amazon to split second HQ between New York, Virginia

Its New York location will be in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens, while its Arlington offices will be located in an area called National Landing.
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WATCH: Long-time Amazon workers losing benefits after minimum wage hike

Amazon's announcement that it would raise its hourly minimum wage to $15 has been seen as a win for workers. But some longtime employees say they are losing out.

Amazon is boosting its minimum wage to $15 per hour

SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon is boosting its minimum wage for all U.S. workers to $15 per hour starting next month. The company said Tuesday that the...

Alexa is everywhere, even the microwave

Amazon wants the most basic of tasks to be controlled by voice, from microwaving potatoes to switching up the music in the car.

Amazon is 2nd US company to reach $1 trillion market value

Amazon has become the second publicly traded company to be worth $1 trillion, hot on the heels of Apple.
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Red Cross offering gift card to donors during blood shortage

The American Red Cross is adding an incentive for donors as a way to encourage people to give blood during an emergency shortage of all blood types.

Amazon says it’s working to resolve glitches

The hiccups could mute sales and send shoppers elsewhere on one of Amazon's busiest sales days.

Prime time: A day of deals at Amazon, and at its rivals

NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon is extending its annual "Prime Day" promotion to 36 hours this year and will try to lure more deal-seekers...

Amazon flexes muscles, Seattle backs down on business tax

City leaders said they plan to repeal a tax on large companies such as Amazon and Starbucks as they face mounting pressure from businesses, an about-face just a month after unanimously approving the measure to help pay for efforts to combat a growing homelessness crisis.

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