Amazon shakes up grocery aisles with $13.7b Whole Foods deal

Whole Foods will keep operating stores under its name and John Mackey will stay as CEO, with headquarters in Austin, Texas . " Whole Foods Market has been satisfying, delighting and nourishing customers for almost four decades - they're doing an unbelievable job and we want that to continue". Read More

Possible Assassination List of GOP Lawmakers Found on Scalise Shooter's Body

Possible Assassination List of GOP Lawmakers Found on Scalise Shooter's Body

It is not clear how much damage the bullet did, but doctors say such wounds can be serious if they impact vital organs. Scalise's Chief of Staff shared a message from the congressman's family at a Friday press conference. The congressional baseball match pits Republicans against Democrats. The rare act of political violence Wednesday, disrupted one of Washington's few remaining bipartisan traditions - the Congressional Charity Baseball Game. Read More

Johnson agrees to 3-year extension with Hendrick Motorsports

Johnson leads all drivers with three victories in 2017, heading into this weekend's race at Michigan International Speedway. "I don't have any framework now on a timeline". He's a great champion, a terrific advocate for Lowe's and a true ambassador for NASCAR . "I've said it many times, I'm very content with where I'm at in the race vehicle and just truly enjoy competing and love being on the track", Johnson said. Read More

Deputy AG Rosenstein set for budget hearing Tuesday

Deputy AG Rosenstein set for budget hearing Tuesday

The Washington Post previously reported that Trump also asked Rogers and Coats to push back against the FBI's investigation. Earlier this week, reports emerged that Mueller had hired attorneys for his investigative team who had donated to Hillary Clinton in the past, and one in particular who had represented the Clinton Foundation in its effort to block Freedom of Information Act requests for e-mails on Clinton's private server. Read More

Bank of England vote to hold interest rates, despite MPC split

Bank of England vote to hold interest rates, despite MPC split

Ian McCafferty, Michael Saunders and Kristin Forbes all voted to hike the interest rate by 25 basis points to 0.50%. The rise in political uncertainty since the General Election - and questions over the type of Brexit PM May will look to pursue - has cast a pretty big shadow over the Bank's "smooth" European Union withdrawal assumption made at last month's MPC meeting. Read More

Chairman Wu charts roller-coaster ride for Waldorf-owner Anbang

Chairman Wu charts roller-coaster ride for Waldorf-owner Anbang

In a late-night response, Anbang issued an official statement at 2am this morning saying that the group has authorized other relevant executives to perform Wu's duties while he is unavailable. This isn't the first time Anbang has landed itself in hot water with Chinese authorities. In an earlier action of the kind, another one of China's wealthiest and most politically connected financiers, Xiao Jianhua, was reportedly seized from his luxury hotel in Hong Kong by Chinese police officers ... Read More

British inflation at 4-year peak

British inflation at 4-year peak

The inflation rate in Britain has risen to its highest level in four years, hitting 2.9 percent in May from 2.7 percent in April. The pound advanced and gilts fell as inflation in the United Kingdom accelerated to the fastest in four years. Read More

OH grocer reaches a deal for local Marsh locations

OH grocer reaches a deal for local Marsh locations

Bankruptcy Code in May after closing 19 stores. According to documents filed Tuesday in bankruptcy court in DE, 26 of the 44 Marsh stores that were put up for auction following the in company bankruptcy proceeding filings were sold. Fresh Encounters bid $8 million on four locations in OH and 11 others around central Indiana. Winning Bidder Topvalco, Inc. bought the leases for 10679 N. Read More

United States retail sales slide 0.3 per cent, biggest drop in 16 months

The Fed's preferred inflation gauge, the price index for personal-consumption expenditures, poked above the central bank's 2% target in February for the first time in almost five years but settled down to 1.7% in April, the most recent month for which data is available. Read More

Blame gasoline for oil's drop to the lowest level of the year

The IEA report came a day after OPEC's monthly oil report (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/opec-oil-production-rose-in-may-owed-to-unexpected-boost-from-iraq-2017-06-13), which showed that the group's output rose 1% in May from April amid gains in Iraq, Nigeria and Libya . Read More

US opts out of G7 pledge committing to Paris climate accord

US opts out of G7 pledge committing to Paris climate accord

President Donald Trump's recent announcement that the us will withdraw from the Paris Agreement-adopted by almost 200 countries in 2015 and aimed at limiting global climate change-has created a sharp split between the United States and the other G7 countries on climate policy, which is on full display in the environment ministers' communique . Read More

'Wonder Woman' buries 'The Mummy' at box office

'Wonder Woman' buries 'The Mummy' at box office

Bringing in an estimated $32 million in its domestic debut is " The Mummy ". Following up its record-breaking opening weekend last week, " Wonder Woman " repeated its box office victory worldwide. "Every movie is it's own DNA", Duncan Clark, Universal's president of worldwide distribution commented about the "Dark Universe". In total, the movie has grossed $174 million in its opening weekend. Read More

Trump outlines privatizing air traffic control

Congress would need to pass pass legislation for this to actually happen; White House officials explained Monday that the President is only stating his goals of separating air traffic controls from the FAA, and was signing "a decision memo and letter transmitting legislative principles to Congress", according to the press pool. Read More

GE CEO Immelt stepping down, Flannery to take over role

GE CEO Immelt stepping down, Flannery to take over role

The move comes as GE goes through some major changes, including relocating its global headquarters from Fairfield, CT, to Boston , and attempting to transform its business and its reputation into more of a software-focused industrial manufacturer. Read More

Manchester United hoping to secure £130m double transfer deal

Manchester United hoping to secure £130m double transfer deal

Pogba joined United before last season for a world record transfer fee of 89.3 million pounds, and the price tag has led to him being scrutinised. but Mourinho has stood up for the French global on multiple occasions. He deserves his name. I think it's good to be more of an all-round player and Granada have used me in every midfield position so I am happy the coach trusted me and I did my job. Read More

As expected, no suspensions, fines out of Game 4

With their backs against the wall and the possibility of watching the Golden State Warriors celebrate another championship on their floor - in a sweep, no less - the Cleveland Cavaliers responded with a historic performance in Game 4 of the 2017 NBA Finals . Read More

Japan enacts law for Emperor Akihito, 83, to abdicate

Japan enacts law for Emperor Akihito, 83, to abdicate

Akihito , 83, is expected to become the first country's emperor in two centuries to step down. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, whose ultra-conservative government supports male-only succession, said that "Abdication will take place in 200 years, reminding me once again of how important an issue this is for the foundation of our nation, its long history, and its future". Read More

Verizon's first move with Yahoo is to ditch 2100 jobs

Verizon's first move with Yahoo is to ditch 2100 jobs

With roughly 14,000 workers between AOL and Yahoo , the 2,100 positions being made "redundant" represents 15 percent of their employees, according to the TechCrunch report. So far, Go90 has fallen short of Verizon's expectations, but the company apparently remains completely committed to the mobile app. This includes "aligning", the new company's "global organization". Read More

J.Crew gets new CEO; Mickey Drexler still chairman

He will remain as chairman of J.Crew, the company said in a statement announcing the changes . "Jim has a proven track record of pushing for innovation and growing omni-channel brands", said Drexler in his statement. "J.Crew has tremendous opportunity to play a more meaningful role in our lives, and I look forward to leading it through its next phase of growth". While J. Read More

Trump lashes out at London's mayor, again

Trump lashes out at London's mayor, again

A day after bombings in NY and New Jersey, Khan tells The London Standard that attacks are "part and parcel" of life in major cities. "There is no reason to be alarmed by this". You are the best of us. "Some people thrive on feud and division". "So I'm not afraid to say when I think President Trump is getting things wrong". Read More