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Amazon’s new grassroots delivery network could sidestep UPS, Postal Service

Amazon is looking for entrepreneurs to help build out its delivery service with tens of thousands of new drivers across the U.S. The expansion of its Delivery Service Partners program, which would let small business owners build their own company with up to 40 delivery vehicles, is the latest move by the online retailer to […]

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Senegal eliminated from World Cup by cruelest criteria – yellow cards

MOSCOW — Senegal became the last African team to be eliminated from the World Cup – by the narrowest and cruelest of margins. After a remarkably coincidental series of result, Senegal and Japan found themselves tied on points after completing all three games in Group H. Colombia’s 1-0 win over Senegal on Thursday in Samara, […]

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Jury: Chicago cop acted ‘reasonably’ in fatally shooting teen QuintonioLeGrier

CHICAGO — An Illinois jury on Wednesday found a Chicago cop acted “reasonably” in a 2015 police shooting that also left an innocent bystander dead and exacerbated already fraught relations for law enforcement in black neighborhoods in the nation’s third-largest city. Jurors awarded $1.05 million in damages to the estate of QuintonioLeGrier, 19, following the […]

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President Donald Trump travel ban on Muslim-majority countries

President Donald Trump’s controversial order blocking entry by people from several Muslim-majority countries, a decision described as “disappointing” and “worrying” by advocacy groups. In a 5-4 decision on Tuesday, the high court found that Trump’s action was “squarely within the scope of presidential authority” under US immigration law and rejected a challenge that it discriminated […]

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Rising seas threaten hundreds of thousands of U.S. homes along the coasts, according to a new report.

Coastal flooding due to extreme weather events and sea level rise is of growing global concern, and increasing coastal resilience to these threats is a priority for many countries and a global need . Coastal Communities at Significant Risk of Chronic Flooding.Billions of dollars of property are at risk of chronic flooding in the coming […]

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Supreme Court Upholds Travel Ban

The Supreme Court upheld President Donald Trump’s travel ban, which restricts entry from seven countries to varying degrees: Iran, North Korea, Syria, Libya, Yemen, Somalia and Venezuela. The US Supreme Court on Tuesday handed Donald Trump one of the biggest victories of his presidency, upholding his travel ban targeting several Muslim-majority countries. It was 5-4 […]

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