• Grocers facing a united Amazon-Whole Foods must adapt
Grocers facing a united Amazon-Whole Foods must adapt

That fits with Whole Foods private-label push to compete on price, and gives Amazon a bigger foundation on which to develop its own food brands. " Amazon gains expertise in grocery and organics in particular". Photo by David Ryder / Stringer / Getty Images. If you think about this long enough, there isn't much mystery to it. Regarding the ...

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  • Jared Kushner to visit Middle East
Jared Kushner to visit Middle East

Kushner has been tasked with overseeing a number of initiatives in the Trump administration, including: brokering peace in the Middle East, revamping the federal government, tackling the opioid epidemic, and heading the Office of American Innovation.

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  • Possible heavy thunderstorm possible tonight
Possible heavy thunderstorm possible tonight

A cold front approaches our area later Tuesday - bringing more widespread showers and storms Monday and Tuesday afternoons and evenings. Isolated thunderstorms are also possible Tuesday night before 8 p.m. Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Tuesday night - Clear, with a low around 68. Partly sunny with the threat of thunde...

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  • Trump to meet with tech CEOs on govt overhaul
Trump to meet with tech CEOs on govt overhaul

It's what he said that blew me away. In 2015, the USA government made at least 7,000 separate IT investments and some agencies were using systems that had components at least 50 years old. In 2015, hackers exposed the personal information of 22 million people from U.S. government databases. Jared Kushner , senior adviser and son-in-law to Trump,...

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  • 58 people feared dead in London tower fire
58 people feared dead in London tower fire

The British Prime Minister Theresa May has admitted the support offered to families in the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower fire was "not good enough" . Cladding used on Grenfell Tower blamed for spreading the blaze is banned in Britain, Philip Hammond has said. He says tower residents who survived fear a cover-up will keep the truth from com...

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  • Princeton mayor announces support of Paris climate agreement
Princeton mayor announces support of Paris climate agreement

Withdrawing from the Paris accord effectively cedes this leadership to other countries. By leaving a vacant seat at the table, the White House has further isolated the US from the rest of the worldwide community, leaving other nations, namely China , poised to fill the void.

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  • Tensions rise in Syria as Russia, Iran send US warnings
Tensions rise in Syria as Russia, Iran send US warnings

The Syrian government this month marched into Raqqa province from the west but had avoided conflict with the US-backed SDF until the latest incident. President Donald Trump has ordered stepped-up military operations against Islamic State and delegated more authority to his generals, but without a comprehensive Syria strategy, his approach risks f...

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  • Family: Freed student who died has 'completed his journey'
Family: Freed student who died has 'completed his journey'

In a statement , U.S. President Donald Trump offered his condolences to the family of Otto Warmbier on his passing and condemned the "brutality" of the DPRK. WASHINGTON (CNN) - Otto Warmbier's death as a result of his treatment in North Korea could increase calls for the United States to take a tougher line on China, as the two nations pre...

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  • Will seek support of all major political parties: Kovind
Will seek support of all major political parties: Kovind

The nomination of Kovind, a Dalit leader, by the Bharatiya Janata Party appeared to have put the opposition in a quandary as the Bahujan Samaj Party ( BSP ) said it can not oppose the NDA candidate unless the opposition puts up a popular Dalit candidate.

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  • Suspect in Champs-Elysees attack killed by police
Suspect in Champs-Elysees attack killed by police

They say he has been arrested after being injured in a subsequent apparent clash with police. The bomb squad arrived at the scene and an explosives-detecting robot has been pictured inspecting the attacker's dead body. Other officers used fire extinguishers to put out the flames, Favereau said. Leonard Odihe said he saw officers break into the ...

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  • US student freed by North Korea in a coma has died
US student freed by North Korea in a coma has died

The least damning account of what happened from the North Korean perspective is that he tried to kill himself and they let him linger for way, way too long before trying to resuscitate him. READ: North Korea vs. It was to be a brief stay followed by a visit to Beijing. Warmbier was leaving North Korea on January 2, 2016, when he was detained ...

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  • Trump's attorney performs hilarious flip-flop: confirms and denies investigation in one breath
Trump's attorney performs hilarious flip-flop: confirms and denies investigation in one breath

It was reported last week that Mueller is looking into Kushner's business ties to Russian Federation as part of his probe. Fervent Trump supporter: The Washington Post's Derek Hawkins writes , "Using language popular on the political far right, he has warned repeatedly of a "deep state bureaucracy" out to sabotage the presidency and a "sha...

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  • Government Announces Two-Year Parliament To Deal With Brexit Legislation
Government Announces Two-Year Parliament To Deal With Brexit Legislation

It comes as Brexit negotiations begin on Monday, a year since the vote to leave the European Union and nearly three months after Article 50 was triggered. Sinn Fein have warned that any deal with the DUP could wreck the Northern Ireland peace process. However, it is now understood the government are not able to get a speech prepared in time.

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  • Spotify is showing sponsored songs to some free users
Spotify is showing sponsored songs to some free users

You can see an example of one design for Sponsored Songs below, spotted by Liam Maloney , that shows the track Call Me by NEIKED featured separately above the songs in a playlist. Following a year of major financial losses, Spotify has chose to ramp up its sponsored content-and some users have already seen what the streaming service has up its s...

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  • US student freed from North Korea has died
US student freed from North Korea has died

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the United States holds North Korea accountable for Warmbier's "unjust imprisonment" and demanded the release of three other usa citizens still held by Pyongyang - Korean-Americans Tony Kim, Kim Dong Chul and Kim Hak Song.

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  • SpaceX scores contract to launch Air Force's secretive X-37B spaceplane
SpaceX scores contract to launch Air Force's secretive X-37B spaceplane

This development, announced during the U.S. Air Force Secretary, Heather Wilson's, testimony to the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee. According to the report , the secretive spaceplane could carry out its first flight on the "Full Thrust" Falcon 9 as early as August - just two months from now.

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  • Amazon Inks Its Biggest Deal, Buying Whole Foods for $13.7B
Amazon Inks Its Biggest Deal, Buying Whole Foods for $13.7B

And that quote came just before a jaw dropping announcement Friday morning: Amazon is buying Whole Foods and its 460 stores for $13.7 billion. Amazon's deal to buy a USA grocery chain signals a significant threat to food retailers. Amazon is going to lead the grocery pack in delivering an Omni channel experience to customers far quicker th...

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  • Raja Chari: Indian American Astronaut chosen by NASA
Raja Chari: Indian American Astronaut chosen by NASA

NASA's diverse Class of 2017 includes six military officers, two of them doctors. At the time of his selection, Chari was a Colonel select in the U.S. Astronaut candidate 33-year-old Major Jasmin Moghbeli served in the U.S. Marine Corps and has a master's degree in aerospace engineering. The university announced in May that it was part of a...

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  • Technology CEOs urged to join Trump initiative
Technology CEOs urged to join Trump initiative

The administration drew a mix of flattery and policy requests from the assembled technology leaders and university officials. Even though Mr Kushner has taken on significant tasks at the White House, such as helping to pave the way for Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, he is a man of few public words - a sharp contrast to his wife and first daught...

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  • Jared Kushner speaks in public. And Washington takes notice
Jared Kushner speaks in public. And Washington takes notice

He prefers to work behind the scenes. Our cover graphic shows Apple's CEO Tim Cook and IBM's CEO Ginni Rometty attending the inaugural meeting of the American Technology Council in the Indian Treaty Room at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building next door to the White House June 19, 2017 in Washington, DC.

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