• Amazon rolls out deals ahead of Prime Day
Amazon rolls out deals ahead of Prime Day

The volume of Xbox One consoles on sale has shot up by 337% and PS4 consoles discounted has increased by 387% in the past week. This is the fourth annual Prime Day event. Also don't forget, Whole Foods will give you a $10 credit when you spend $10. The deal coincides with AmazonFresh Grocery Delivery promotions. Here are some of our current...

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  • McDonald's removing salads from 3,000 stores after illness
McDonald's removing salads from 3,000 stores after illness

The foodborne illness has been reported in counties across IL with people becoming ill starting in mid-May. The same day, an Iowa health official said the state found "15 Iowans who ate McDonald's salads in late June to early July prior to getting ill".

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"Chuck E. Cheese offers 'Pay Your Age" deal

The company said it knew people were disappointed and it would reach out soon. This little one got a bear on " Pay Your Age Day". It's their most special day. It far surpassed anything we ever could have known. Per local authorities, we can not accept additional Guests at our locations due to crowd safety concerns.

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  • Build-A-Bear Warns Customers To Stay Away After Promotion Backfires
Build-A-Bear Warns Customers To Stay Away After Promotion Backfires

The statement went on to say they understood the disappointment and were working to address the situation. Here in the Bay Area, a large crowd stood in line at a Build-A-Bear store at a San Jose mall. Meaning, if your 7-year-old wants a bear, he can get one for $7. BBC reports that police officers were called to several shopping centers to ...

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  • Ryanair pilots have announced two new days of intended strike action
Ryanair pilots have announced two new days of intended strike action

Ryanair had informed the affected customers in advance and all these customers had either been refunded or rerouted, it said. Some of Ryanair's Ireland-based pilots on Thursday announced two more one-day strikes later this month following their on-going 24-hour strike which will end on the midnight of Thursday.

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  • Justice Department appeals approval of AT&T / Time Warner merger
Justice Department appeals approval of AT&T / Time Warner merger

AT&T closed the Time Warner transaction on June 14, two days after U.S. District Judge Richard Leon's ruling. "While the losing party in litigation always has the right to appeal if it wishes, we are surprised that the DOJ has chosen to do so under these circumstances", said AT&T general counsel David McAtee.

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  • Oil falls on trade tensions
Oil falls on trade tensions

If China follows through with its threat to slap tariffs on USA oil imports, it would put downward pressure on the WTI Crude benchmark and widen its discount to Brent Crude, which could be make US oil even more attractive to Indian buyers, according to Fielden.

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  • Greyhound Canada cancels all prairie bus routes
Greyhound Canada cancels all prairie bus routes

Whitecourt Mayor Maryann Chichak said many in her town use the Greyhound service, from students who travel to Edmonton for school to seniors who use it for medical appointments. Those cancellations went into effect June 1. Despite best efforts over several years, ridership has dropped almost 41 percent across the country since 2010 within a changin...

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  • China's June exports jump, surplus with United States at record high
China's June exports jump, surplus with United States at record high

China's trade imbalance is at the heart of US President Donald Trump's anger at what he describes as Beijing's unfair trade practices that are hurting American companies and destroying jobs. Investors fear a prolonged trade battle with the United States could harm business confidence and investment, disrupting global supply chains and harming growt...

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  • China: Tit-for-tat tariffs will ‘destroy’ US-China trade
China: Tit-for-tat tariffs will ‘destroy’ US-China trade

This time, consumer products - dog leashes, handbags, furniture, cigarettes and apparel - are being directly targeted, and without the supply chain buffer, the consumer shopping experience will become unavoidably more expensive. Oliver Jones from Capital Economics has warned that China's response to Trump's latest tariff threat could hit the Unit...

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  • USA ambassador leaves door open to Trump meeting with Johnson
USA ambassador leaves door open to Trump meeting with Johnson

After hours of speculation, Downing Street confirmed in a statement that the foreign secretary had quit. The resignations of Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Brexit minister David Davis on Monday rattled May's grip and stirred talk of a leadership challenge less than nine months before Britain is due to depart the EU.

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  • Trump to talk to Russia's Putin about substantially reducing nuclear weapons
Trump to talk to Russia's Putin about substantially reducing nuclear weapons

At the same time Washington wanted to put on paper its concerns over Moscow's alleged meddling in the 2016 president election in the United States, the newspaper said, citing unnamed U.S. EU President Donald Tusk stepped up to the fight with his own salvo against Trump on Tuesday, telling him to "appreciate your allies" and reminding him Washingt...

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  • U.S. eyes tariffs on $200B more Chinese imports
U.S. eyes tariffs on $200B more Chinese imports

Much of what the U.S. imports from China is apparel, handbags, shoes and electronics - products that were largely spared in earlier tariff lists. Another source who is familiar with the situation confirmed the Bloomberg report to Reuters .

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  • Canada says joblessness rose slightly in June to 6%
Canada says joblessness rose slightly in June to 6%

The local economy added 1,200 jobs in June, the labour force swelled by 1,800 while there was an extra 600 people who claimed unemployment. Year-over-year the unemployment rate has held steady from June 2017 when it sat at 7.3 per cent in a labour pool of 40,900 people.

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  • Brexit Secretary David Davis resigns
Brexit Secretary David Davis resigns

MP Phillip Lee, who resigned from the government over its handling of Brexit, said Mrs May's efforts to find the "least worst" option was not in the best interests of the country. It would involve a "facilitated customs arrangement" meant to remove the need for a hard border in Ireland, and the creation of a UK-EU free-trade area, in which the UK w...

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  • Oil markets volatile as trade conflict between U.S. and China escalates
Oil markets volatile as trade conflict between U.S. and China escalates

Meanwhile, Chinese state media has unleashed a full-on propaganda blitzkrieg, slamming Trump's government as a "gang of hoodlums", with officials vowing retaliation, while the chairman of Sinochem just become China's official leader of the anti-Trump resistance, quoting Michelle Obama's famous slogan " when they go low, we go high ".

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  • Manufacturers Created 36K New Jobs in June, According to US Labor Dept.
Manufacturers Created 36K New Jobs in June, According to US Labor Dept.

The unemployment rate ticked up to 4% from 3.8%, as the strong labour market encouraged more people to look for work. That trend is likely to continue through 2018, with some economists predicting the jobless rate will keep falling to 3.5 percent by year end.

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  • Sonos files for IPO
Sonos files for IPO

However, that figure is a placeholder used to calculate the amount of the registration fee as required under SEC rules, so the actual amount of capital it's seeking to raise through the offering could be different. In other words, in order to remain competitive in this market, Sonos may find itself investing in improving sound-quality, in varied re...

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  • 213000 more hired in June; jobless rate rises to 4 percent
213000 more hired in June; jobless rate rises to 4 percent

In another sign of vigorous demand for labor, the results for April and May were revised higher by a total of 37,000 new jobs, bringing the average for the past three months to 211,000. The labour force growth is likely to be welcomed by the Bank of Canada, which has been arguing that pockets of untapped market slack remain that could limit wage an...

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  • Micron chip sales banned in China in patent dispute with Taiwan's UMC
Micron chip sales banned in China in patent dispute with Taiwan's UMC

In a statement released by UMC on Tuesday night, it said it received a document from the Fuzhou Intermediate People's Court of China saying that it has issued a preliminary injunction to bar Micron from selling 26 products that allegedly infringed on UMC patents obtained in China.

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