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Wildlife official who killed ‘whole family of baboons’ faces backlash, calls for resignation

An Idaho Fish and Game Commissioner who shared graphic images of animals he killed in Africa, including a “family of baboons,” is facing calls to resign. Blake Fischer shared photos of his guided hunting trip in Namibia in an email sent to over 100 recipients, prompting a number of former gaming commissioners to respond in disgust and with calls for ...

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Amazon expands Whole Foods delivery to 10 more cities

Amazon announced today that it’s expanding Whole Foods Prime Delivery to 10 additional U.S. cities. The full list, which includes 38 cities all told, now includes Charlotte, Las Vegas, Memphis, Nashville, New Orleans, Oklahoma City, Phoenix, Raleigh, Seattle and Tucson. In addition to that, the retail giant has also expand coverage in three existing major markets: New York, L.A. and ...

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Whole Foods workers seek to unionize, says Amazon is ‘exploiting our dedication’

A group of workers at Whole Foods Market is leading an effort to establish a union for the Amazon-owned company’s 85,000+ workforce. In a letter addressed to Whole Foods employees, the group — members of Whole Foods’ cross-regional committee — wrote that they are “concerned about the direction” of Whole Foods in an Amazon era. The letter outlines several demands, ...

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Kosovo-Serbia land swap could send whole region into turmoil

A land swap between Kosovo and Serbia could trigger a chain reaction in the Balkans, spelling the end for a number of former Yugoslav countries – and give a new reason for the US to keep troops in Europe, analysts have told RT. The idea of land swap between Serbia and Kosovo along “ethnic lines” resurfaced this summer, reportedly floated ...

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The Amazonization of Whole Foods, one year in

Amazon promised to breathe new tech into the relationship with Whole Foods after putting a $ 13.7 billion ring on it one year ago. So how did that promise shake out? At the time, Amazon said the goal was to make “high-quality, natural and organic food affordable for everyone.” Bananas, avocados and even tilapia was going to be cheaper than before. Prime ...

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The Amazonization of Whole Foods, one year in

Amazon promised to breathe new tech into the relationship with Whole Foods after putting a $ 13.7 billion ring on it one year ago. So how did that promise shake out? At the time, Amazon said the goal was to make “high-quality, natural and organic food affordable for everyone.” Bananas, avocados and even tilapia was going to be cheaper than before. Prime ...

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Amazon launches grocery pickup at select Whole Foods

Amazon today is continuing to make good on its Whole Foods acquisition by introducing a new grocery pickup service at select Whole Foods locations in the U.S. The service, which is available only to Prime members, will initially be available at stores in Sacramento and Virginia Beach, but will expand to more cities through the year. Customers will be able ...

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‘I wrote it’: US waiter who played victim of racist note admits whole thing was a hoax

A waiter who served up a steaming, hot bowl of lies has admitted to the public that claims about a customer leaving him a racist note at work were fabricated. Khalil Cavil, 20, has now admitted that he wrote the note himself. Cavil, who is a black Christian, found himself launched into the national spotlight after he shared a picture ...

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Lobbyists rejoice as US sells more arms in 6 months than in whole of 2017

Despite the tariff standoff with the EU, the US has sold more weapons to its foreign allies in the first six months of the year than in the whole of 2017 much to the delight of military industrial complex lobbying groups. The figures from the last fiscal year, which stood at $ 41.9 billion, have already been surpassed by $ ...

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‘Trump seems to have bad relations with the whole world’ – Spanish foreign minister

Donald Trump’s recent remarks suggest he has bad relations with the whole world, the Spanish foreign minister said, hours before the US leader’s landmark meeting with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki. “What I do know is that [Donald] Trump says he does not expect much from the meeting [with Putin] and that relations with Russia are very bad,” Josep Borrell said ...

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