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Amazon to buy upmarket grocer Whole Foods for $13.7 billion

Treasury yields dipped after disappointing economic data. On Wall Street, grocery stocks plunged on the news of the Whole Foods takeover deal. 'Now, with Whole Foods, they're going to try to win [the grocery] category. "The conventional grocery store should feel threatened and incapable of responding", Pachter said. Several workers expressed relief and happiness about the planned sale, which came as Whole Foods faced pressure from hedge fund investor Jana Partners to improve results.



Trump appears to confirm he's under investigation

In congressional testimony last week, Comey said Trump had told him he hoped the FBI could let go of the investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn . Earlier this week, news reports indicated that Trump was thinking about firing Mueller but was dissuaded by staff. A few days after the March 22 meeting, Mr Trump spoke separately with Mr Coats and Mr Rogers and asked them to issue public statements to the effect that there was no evidence of coordination ...



Queen And Prince William Visit Emergency Refuge Centre For Grenfell Tower Victims

He added: "We as the police, we investigate criminal offences - I am not sitting here and saying there are criminal offences that have been committed, that's why you do an investigation, to establish it". Yesterday, London mayor Sadiq Khan was heckled by a small boy as he endured a bruising visit to the community - confronted with questions "how many children died?" "I do sense the anger", Conservative lawmaker Andrea Leadsom said as she faced the fury of local residents during a tour of ...



Anger erupts over possible flaws at burned London tower

Queen Elizabeth II and her grandson Prince William visited a community centre where some of the survivors are being housed , as anger grows among local residents about allegations that fire safety concerns were ignored for years. Teams were forced to leave the building on Thursday afternoon when the fire restarted, delaying further the efforts to reach upper floors, where some victims are thought to have been trapped.


Home builders cut back for third straight month

Home builders cut back for third straight month

Single-family home construction has slowed since rising to more than a 9-year high in February. The pace of sale in the month of April sales was revised down to 1.16 million units, which was previously reported to 1.17 million units. Single-family homebuilding was decreased by 3.9% to a pace of 794,000 units last month, which is also the lowest level in eight months. In May, single-family starts rose 12.5% in the Northeast and 9.5% in the Midwest.


Trump Says He's 'Canceling' Obama's Cuba Policy

Trump Says He's 'Canceling' Obama's Cuba Policy

In a speech marked by several interfering demands on Cuba , the US president noted that he was signing a new policy on the Caribbean island, and ratified the force of the 55-year-old economic, commercial and financial blockade, which the overwhelming majority of the global community condemns.