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Tillerson confronts North Korea at UN

Tillerson confronts North Korea at UN

Tillerson told the U.N. Security Council on Friday that "North Korea must earn its way back to the table". This week, Tillerson suggested the US would be willing to enter diplomatic talks with Pyongyang without the precondition it gives up its nuclear weapons.


Campbell Soup to acquire Snyder's pretzel, Pop Secret popcorn maker

Campbell Soup to acquire Snyder's pretzel, Pop Secret popcorn maker

Amplify's shares rose 71 percent to their highest in just over a year. Snyder's-Lance will become part of Campbell's Global Biscuits and Snacks division, which includes the company's Pepperidge Farm, Arnott's and Kelsen businesses, and the simple meals and shelf-stable beverages business in Australia, Asia Pacific and Latin America.


Hershey to buy Amplify Snack in $1.6 billion bet on healthy snacks

Hershey to buy Amplify Snack in $1.6 billion bet on healthy snacks

The company doesn't expect its credit ratings to be affected by the move. Amplify Snack owns brands such as SkinnyPop popcorn and Paqui chips which claim to have no artificial ingredients or transfats and come in dairy-free cheese and naturally sweet flavors that are popular among millennial consumers.


Amazon Prime 'unlimited one day delivery' claims under fire

Amazon Prime 'unlimited one day delivery' claims under fire

Prime is a membership service by Amazon that, in the United Kingdom, promises subscribers "unlimited one-day delivery" and access to discounts and deals. "We have not yet made a decision on whether the complaints warrant an investigation". Amazon advises customers to contact customer services if packages are not delivered on time.


TD Ameritrade to start bitcoin futures trading on Monday

TD Ameritrade to start bitcoin futures trading on Monday

Meanwhile, TradeStation President John Bartleman recently said in an interview that the brokerage is looking at additional ways for clients to trade the likes of bitcoin either via a partnership with existing exchanges or by becoming an exchange itself.