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A woman sits backdropped by a real time cyber attacks world map, at the headquarters of Bitdefender in Bucharest, Romania, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. A new, highly virulent strain of malicious ransom software that is crippling computers globally appears to have been sown in Ukraine, where it badly hobbled much of the government and private sector on the eve of a holiday celebrating a post-Soviet constitution. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
June 29, 2017 - 11:36 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Latest on cyberattacks (all times local): 5:35 p.m. Online retailers are warning customers to prepare for delays as the disruption caused by Tuesday's cyberattack spreads across the shipping industry. Several firms have issued warnings after the sudden outbreak of...
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FILE- This June 21, 2017, file photo shows a sign on the Mynt Cannabis Dispensary across the street from Harrah's hotel-casino in downtown Reno, Nev. The Mynt is one of at least four medical marijuana dispensaries in Reno that have received the necessary local licenses and are ready to start selling marijuana for recreational use on July 1 as long as they get their anticipated state license. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner, File)
June 27, 2017 - 6:03 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Sin City will launch its latest legal vice by week's end. Lines are expected Saturday outside some medical marijuana dispensaries in Las Vegas and other Nevada cities that will begin selling pot for recreational use for the first time since voters approved it in November. It's the...
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People stand in front of an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, June 19, 2017. Asian shares were higher in subdued trading Monday, after Wall Street ended the week barely higher as Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods sent some retailer stocks downward.(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
June 19, 2017 - 1:16 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were higher in subdued trading Monday, after Wall Street ended last week barely higher as Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods sent some retailer stocks downward. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.6 percent to 20,061.70 by early afternoon, while Australia's...
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People stand in front of an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, June 19, 2017. Asian shares were higher in subdued trading Monday, after Wall Street ended the week barely higher as Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods sent some retailer stocks downward.(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
June 19, 2017 - 1:03 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were higher in subdued trading Monday, after Wall Street ended the week barely higher as Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods sent some retailer stocks downward. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.5 percent to 20,049.67 in the morning session, while Australia...
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FILE - In this March 26, 2005 file photo, a shopper at the Greenmarket at Union Square walks through the market carrying a bag of groceries from the newly opened Whole Foods grocery store on the other side of the square in New York. Online juggernaut Amazon announced Friday, June 16, 2017, that it is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion, including debt. Amazon.com Inc. will pay $42 per share of Whole Foods Market Inc. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
June 16, 2017 - 10:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion, a stunning move into brick-and-mortar retail that sets the stage for more radical store experimentation and intensified competition with grocery rivals. The deal unites the online juggernaut with the grocery store...
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June 16, 2017 - 9:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart says it's buying online men's clothing retailer Bonobos for $310 million in cash, showing that its appetite for hip clothing brands shows no sign of abating as it looks for ways to gain on Amazon. Bonobos, which started out selling pants online, caters to male shoppers...
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FILE - In this May 9, 2007 file photo, customers are seen outside a Whole Foods Market in Dallas. Online juggernaut Amazon announced Friday, June 16, 2017, that it is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion, including debt. Amazon.com Inc. will pay $42 per share of Whole Foods Market Inc. AP Photo/LM Otero, file)
June 16, 2017 - 9:48 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Online juggernaut Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion, a strong move to expand its growing reach into groceries. Amazon.com Inc. will pay $42 per share for Whole Foods Market Inc., including debt. That marks an 18 percent premium to Whole Foods'...
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Traders Fred Demarco, left, and Tommy Kalikas confer on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Technology stocks are leading the market slightly higher in early trading, making up some of the ground they lost over the past two days. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
June 13, 2017 - 3:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are changing course Tuesday as investors put an end to a two-day drop for technology companies. Major stock indexes are near record highs again as energy companies, banks, and retailers like Amazon also rise. Investors are buying companies that stand to benefit from...
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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 4, 2010, file photo, Susi Ortiz, right, buys children's clothing at the Gymboree store at the Westside Pavilion Shopping Center in Los Angeles. Children's clothing retailer Gymboree Corp. is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the latest sign of traditional retailers' struggles as shoppers shun stores and buy online. Gymboree is the latest retailer to file Chapter 11, close stores or go out of business entirely in 2017. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
June 12, 2017 - 4:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Children's clothing seller Gymboree Corp. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the latest sign of traditional retailers' struggles as shoppers shun stores and buy online. The San Francisco-based company said it is seeking to reduce its debt load by $900 million, and it...
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June 11, 2017 - 4:39 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on the Powerball drawing (all times local): 3:21 a.m. California lottery officials say the sole winning ticket for the $447.8 million Powerball jackpot was sold in Sun City. The Lottery says on its website Sunday morning that the winning ticket was sold at...
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