Alibaba Has Ambitious, Amazon-Like Offline Plans
When news broke in late November that Alibaba baba was investing nearly $3 billion for a 36% stake in China "hypermart" operator Sun Art Retail, it looked like the Chinese...
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‘Fake news' for a good cause? Viral polar bear video not what it seems
The viral video showing an emaciated and starving bear desperately searching for food has garnered massive attention around the world, but in the six days since its publication...
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Exclusive: Uber Eats launching in Albany
The ride-hailing service Uber is expanding food-delivery options in Albany with the local launch of Uber Eats, an app that lets people with Uber accounts have food delivered...
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Kebab Controversy Skewers Europe With Bid to End Additives Ban
European Union lawmakers are deliberating the composition of kebab meat as they tackle the bloc's latest dispute over food safety.
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Inflation jumps to its highest level in nearly 6 years, hitting 3.1%
LONDON - Inflation climbed to another fresh high in November, coming close to its highest level in six years, as the impact of Brexit continues to hit the price of goods in the...
2 hours ago - Business Insider
10 things in tech you need to know today
Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday. 1. Apple confirmed its pending acquisition of British music recognition startup Shazam. A spokesman said...
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Uruguay Smokes the Competition With World's Biggest Ever Barbecue
A small city in Uruguay has hosted the world's largest known asado , winning bragging rights over a rival barbecue hotspot in Argentina. Minas - about 65 miles northeast of...
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Kim Jong Un's Brutal Regime in North Korea Is Worse Than Nazi Concentration Camps, Human Rights Leader Says
At any moment, as many as 130,000 North Koreans are serving time in prison camps, where food, clothing or heating are rarely provided.
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It's Not Just the Weather Freezing British Farms as Brexit Bites
Ben Drummond, a third-generation farmer in the west of England, says Brexit is throwing up unprecedented problems for his business.
5 hours ago - Bloomberg
The unexpected Italian capital of fine food and fast cars
Overshadowed by powerhouse destinations like Rome and Florence, Modena flies under most travelers' radars. But given that this northern city is the birthplace of many Italian...
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Merriam-Webster's word of the year for 2017: 'Feminism'
NEW YORK - This may or may not come as a surprise: Merriam-Webster's word of the year for 2017 is "feminism.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee dies at age 65
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee died early Tuesday morning, his office said.
Pentagon says it will allow transgender people to enlist in military...
Despite the president's opposition, the Pentagon says it will allow transgender people to enlist in the military beginning next year.
5 things to watch in Alabama's high stakes Senate race
WASHINGTON - As Alabama votes to fill the seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the choice between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones has taken on outsized...
NFL Network analysts suspended over sexual harassment claims
Three NFL Network analysts have been suspended after Jami Cantor, a former wardrobe stylist at the network, filed a complaint against NFL Enterprises alleging sexual harassment...
Turbulent Senate race now in hands of Alabama voters
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Depending on who is making the case, Alabama's special Senate election Tuesday is about either continuing the “Trump miracle” in Washington or allowing...
India says Chinese construction on river dirtying water
GAUHATI, India - Officials in India's northeast are complaining that Chinese construction activity on the upper reaches of one of the largest rivers that flows into India are...
Moore's wife: One of their attorneys ‘is a Jew'
MIDLAND CITY, Ala. - The wife of embattled Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore fought back against accusations that her husband doesn't support blacks or Jews, saying at one...
Trump to send astronauts to the moon - and eventually to Mars
In response to National Space Council's recommendations, the president is seeking to reignite U.S. space policy.
Russian youth activists canvass uphill for opposition leader
MOSCOW - Moscow teenagers Kirill Strizhov and Alexander Pelevin have never known a Russia without President Vladimir Putin. Now, they say, the time has come for a younger...