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Big changes coming after Amazon buys Whole Foods

Amazon , started in Seattle in 1994 by Mr Bezos, a former hedge fund manager, has grown into the world's biggest diversified online retailer, with a market capitalisation of almost US$500 billion. It already dominates ecommerce. That development challenges big-box retailers Wal-Mart Stores Inc. - the nation's biggest grocer - and Target Corp , whose food business has floundered of late.



GOP Lawmaker Scalise Still Critical Though Doctors `Encouraged'

Mo Brooks, who was on the list and present at the practice but unharmed by the shooting. The gunman, identified by law enforcement officials as 66-year-old James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois, later died from injuries sustained during a shootout with police on the scene.



Scalise's condition upgraded to serious: He 'is speaking with his loved ones'

The congressman underwent another surgery Saturday, and the hospital said he was more responsive and speaking with family. 'Congressman Steve Scalise is in serious condition. Although Scalise was able to talk on the ballfield, by the time he was transported by helicopter to the hospital, he was in shock. Scalise probably has hundreds of bullet fragments in his body, and doctors don't plan to remove them because usually there is more risk than benefit in doing so, Sava said.


U.S. destroyer collides with ship, 7 missing

U.S. destroyer collides with ship, 7 missing

Meanwhile, seven USA sailors from the USS Fitzgerald were reported missing after the collision , which happened around 2:30 a.m. local time in the Pacific Ocean about 56 nautical miles from the port of Yokosuka and 12 miles off the Izu Peninsula, the Japanese coast guard said.



Ruthless Pakistan overwhelm England to reach final

Hussain stated that England should have been prepared for the match. "Of course, when you're playing at home, you'd like to think conditions are going to be slightly favourable to you. They had an unlikely bowling hero in Kedar Jadhav, who took the wickets of dangermen Tamim Iqbal (70) and Mushfiqur Rahim (61) after the pair had put on a 123-run stand from 127.


Senate passes Russian Federation sanctions bill, pushing back against Trump

Senate passes Russian Federation sanctions bill, pushing back against Trump

The Senate said the new measures were meant to punish Moscow for Russia's violation of Ukraine's territorial integrity, cyberattacks and interference in the 2016 USA elections. The Senate approved the bill 98-2, with Republican Rand Paul of Kentucky and Independent Bernie Sanders of Vermont voting against the measure. The new measures are presented in the form of an amendment to the draft law on the application of sanctions against Iran.