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Amazon Opens Convenience Store with a Twist

Scan the QR code on your app as you walk in the front door and proceed down the aisles, filling your shopping bag as you go along. According to Amazon , its new convenience store uses the same types of technology as self-driving cars. To remove the item from your cart, you just put it back on the shelf. Amazon on its official Amazon Go website wrote about the store, "Four years ago we asked ourselves: what if we could create a shopping experience with no lines and no checkout?" ...



After mistrial, slain SC man's family still expects justice

Pence was referring to the case of Michael Slager, a North Charleston, South Carolina cop who was captured on video in April 2015 shooting and killing Walter Scott as he ran away from the officer. But a SC jury was unable to agree on a verdict in one of the nation's ghastliest police shootings, with a lone holdout forcing a mistrial. " Judge , I understand the position of the court but I can not in good conscience consider a guilty verdict", Judge Clifton Newman read out loud in the ...



Crude oil is losing its OPEC rally

Only recently, the oil exporting countries' group, OPEC, reached an agreement to cap output levels in the latest meeting on November 30; following which a rally in the crude oil and natural gas prices was observed raising a positive sentiment in the market.


Trump rollback of Obama climate agenda may prove challenging

Trump rollback of Obama climate agenda may prove challenging

Daniel Becker, director of the Safe Climate Campaign, said the standards already have pushed average new-vehicle gas mileage up by 5 mpg since 2007, reducing America's oil use and helping to drive down gasoline prices worldwide. The EPA has until April 2018 to make a final determination. Trump's transition team did not immediately respond to a request for comment. If the rules for model years after 2021 are left in place, the emission standard will increase to about 43 miles per gallon ...


Trump rollback of Obama climate agenda may prove challenging

Trump rollback of Obama climate agenda may prove challenging

Daniel Becker, director of the Safe Climate Campaign, said the standards already have pushed average new-vehicle gas mileage up by 5 mpg since 2007, reducing America's oil use and helping to drive down gasoline prices worldwide. The EPA has until April 2018 to make a final determination. Trump's transition team did not immediately respond to a request for comment. If the rules for model years after 2021 are left in place, the emission standard will increase to about 43 miles per gallon ...



Will Italy's political drama spawn a new eurozone crisis?

That could see "a prolonged muddle-through period, the emergence of an ineffective patched-up coalition government in the post-election phase and continuously poor economic performance", Piccoli said in an emailed comment. The result will certainly embolden the two important opposition movements - the Five Star Movement and Northern League, said Chris Bickerton, a lecturer at Cambridge University and author of "The European Union: A Citizen's Guide".