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Deals, protests during Amazon Prime Day

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon's Prime Day is coming with a wave of deals — and protests. The company's fifth annual Prime Day now stretches two days, Monday and Tuesday, invented as an effort to try to drum up sales during sluggish summer months and sign up more users for its Prime loyalty ... Reported by SeattlePI

What’s stopping you from calling something racist in your reporting? Tell this survey

Journalistic language is a funny thing: a mix of official style rules, newsroom norms with fuzzy origins, individual instinct, and whatever the copy desk will let through at a given moment. That intersection is highlighted whenever there’s a controversy about whether a particular usage (or ... Reported by NiemanLab

Scrap move on Uranium exploration: CPI

CPI(M) has, through a press release on Monday, demanded that the State government intervene in the Uranium exploration proposal in the Amrabad and Nag Reported by Hindu

Trump signs order to make American-made goods more American

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is requiring products “Made in America” to be made using more American components if they are to be used by the government. Trump says American-made products used for government projects currently can contain 50 percent foreign components and still ... Reported by Seattle Times

UTS mobile app of Railways takes off

The digital initiative was meant to reduce rush at booking counters and the usage of paper Reported by Hindu

Oil prices fall on fading storm impact, Chinese economic data

Oil prices edged lower on Monday on signs that the impact of a tropical storm on U.S. Gulf Coast production and refining would be short-lived, while Chinese economic data dimmed the crude demand outlook. Reported by Reuters

How Lance Armstrong's new VC firm plans to invest millions

In his new job as a venture capitalist, Lance Armstrong has raised millions of dollars. Here is how he plans to invest. Reported by bizjournals

Ship traffic, July 16

*Ship traffic* Due to arrive today . . . .. SHIP FROM PORT African Teist Ulsan, South Korea SFO Cosco Teng San Diego RCH . Reported by SFGate

WPI inflation eases to near 2-year low at 2.02% in June, prices of vegetables, fuel and power decline

Wholesale price-based inflation declined for the second consecutive month to its 23-month low of 2.02 percent in June, helped by a decline in prices of vegetables as well as fuel and power items, according to official data released on Monday Reported by Firstpost

Deep-Fried Tempura Flakes Are Linked to a Series of Sushi Restaurant Fires

Fire officials say the crunchy mix can spontaneously combust and should be handled properly. Reported by NYTimes

Law firm Dowd Bennett expands to 2 new markets

The St. Louis law firm Dowd Bennett LLP has expanded with offices in the Boston area and Denver. Reported by bizjournals

Sachin Bansal invests Rs 200 cr in NCDs of Piramal Enterprises; company to use fund for financial services business

In May this year, Bansal had announced an investment of $32 million in electric vehicle manufacturer Ather Energy, which had raised $51 million in its latest round of funding. Reported by Firstpost

RBI to come out with mobile app to help visually challenged identify currency notes; invites bids from tech firms to develop app

The RBI said that identification of banknote denomination is key to the successful completion of cash-based transactions by visually impaired persons. Reported by Firstpost

India-Canada trade agreement not likely soon; negotiations at slow pace, say Canadian envoy Nadir Patel

Bilateral trade between the India-Canada grew by 60 percent in the last five years to $9 billion and is expected to triple in the next few years Reported by Firstpost

Rupee rises 16 paise to 68.53 in early trade driven by positive opening in domestic equities, easing oil prices

The rupee opened strong at 68.59 at the interbank forex market then gained further ground to touch 68.53 per dollar, displaying gains of 16 paise over its previous close. Reported by Firstpost

PSA sales slide on emerging-market setbacks

French carmaker PSA Group's vehicle sales fell 12.8% in the first half as emerging markets weighed on its overseas business, challenging the trajectory of the Peugeot manufacturer's recovery. Reported by Reuters

World Cup: What Stokes told Archer before the Super Over

Archer admitted it felt a bit like fate played a role at the home of cricket. Reported by Khaleej Times

We had both Allah and Irish luck with us: Eoin Morgan

"It actually epitomises our team, quite diverse backgrounds and cultures," said England captain. Reported by Khaleej Times


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