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Amazon ordered to stop selling illegal pesticides online, Warns Associated Press

From Associated Press: SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon.com, Inc. has been ordered for the third time in three years to stop selling illegal pesticides on its online marketplace, including some products claiming to kill viruses, federal...

Uber headlines: Uber will bring the booze after acquiring Drizly for $1.1B

From Associated Press: NEW YORK (AP) — Uber is bringing the booze. The mobile ride-hailing company said Tuesday that it is acquiring the alcohol-delivery platform Drizly for $1.1 billion in stock and cash. Uber expects more...

American Express customers take note: American Express 4Q profit fell 15% on virus impact

From Associated Press: CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — American Express said its fourth-quarter profits dropped by 15% from a year ago, as the global pandemic kept cardmembers from dining out, traveling and entertaining. The New York-based company...

Amazon customers take note: Oxygen-starved city in Brazil’s Amazon starts immunization

From Associated Press: RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Amazonian city of Manaus began administering vaccines against the coronavirus, providing a ray of hope for the rainforest’s biggest city whose health system is collapsing amid...

Top Uber story from Associated Press: Some Uber, Lyft drivers sue over California ballot measure

From Associated Press: LOS ANGELES (AP) — Drivers for app-based ride-hailing and delivery services filed a lawsuit Tuesday to overturn a California ballot initiative that makes them independent contractors instead of employees eligible for benefits...

Associated Press Reports Amazon buys 11 jets for 1st time to ship orders faster

From Associated Press: NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon said Tuesday that it bought 11 jets from Delta and WestJet airlines to boost its growing delivery network and get orders to shoppers faster. The company said...

Take action against Altice: Altice, Korn Ferry rise; Newmont, Twist Bioscience fall

From Associated Press: NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Monday: Altice USA, up $2.76 to $35.03 The cable television provider is buying back $2.5 billion of its stock. Korn Ferry, up 45 cents...

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Chase Bank news: U.S.-backed fighters chase Islamic State gunmen near Syria prison

From Los Angeles Times: Kurdish-led fighters advanced slowly Saturday under the cover of U.S.-led coalition air power in Syria’s northeast....

Expedia Group names Peter Kern as new CEO, lands $3B financing package, according to PhocusWire

From PhocusWire: Peter Kern is the new CEO of Expedia Group and Eric Hart is chief financial officer. The announcement today...

Chase Bank customers take note: US-backed fighters chase IS gunmen near prison in Syria

From ABC News: BEIRUT -- Kurdish-led fighters advanced slowly Saturday under the cover of U.S.-led coalition air power in Syria's...