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Walmart brings its partnership with JD.com into the food business

Walmart is bringing its partnership with JD.com into its grocery business. The Chinese physical store will stock products that customers can also buy through its Walmart virtual storefront on the Chinese electronic marketplace, JD.com, according to a report in Reuters. Walmart first partnered with JD.com two years ago as both …

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South Africa's Winnie Mandela dies aged 81

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the South African anti-apartheid campaigner and former wife of Nelson Mandela, has died at the age of 81. A spokesman for her family said that she died peacefully surrounded by her family following a long illness that kept her in and out of hospital since the start of the …

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Best US road trips

With a nation full of hidden gems, you’re only a car ride away from a breathtaking vacation.  (iStock) As summer creeps up, Americans will shell out some serious cash to jetset to far-off lands for vacation. But traveling doesn’t have to be expensive, or even international. With a nation full …

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Iraqi oil exports increased in March

April 2 (UPI) — Data show March exports from Iraq, one of OPEC’s top producers, at an average of 3.4 million barrels of oil per day were slightly higher than the previous month. March exports totaled 107 million barrels, or an average of 3.4 million barrels per day, at a …

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Tesla is now worth less than Ford

Tesla’s stock price is falling and in doing so, has retreated on milestones it set last year. As of publication, the company’s value is less than Ford’s for the first time in a year. At current levels, Tesla’s market cap is $42.063 billion while Ford is trading at $43.588. It was …

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Gear worth thousands stolen from mountain rescue team

Thousands of euro worth of equipment has been stolen from the base of Sligo-Leitrim Mountain Rescue. The facility in Sligo town was broken into on Friday night. The door was smashed open and thieves removed high-tech equipment including top-of-the-range flashlights. A spokesperson for SLMR confirmed that goods worth approximately €3,500 …

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Wall Street tumbles on tech sector, trade war worries

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street shares plunged on Monday as investors fled technology stocks amid resurgent trade war worries, with key indexes trading below their 200-day moving averages and the S&P 500 closing below that pivotal technical level for the first time since Britain’s vote to leave the European …

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