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Walmart to build more robot-filled warehouses at stores

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

By JOSEPH PISANI NEW YORK - Walmart is enlisting the help of robots to keep up with a surge in online orders. The company said Wednesday that it plans to build warehouses at...
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Who's Who on Biden's Sprawling Climate Team

3 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

The new U.S. president is installing climate experts all over the executive branch
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Walmart is doubling down on micro-fulfillment centers and working with these 3 startups to cut down on delivery times

Walmart is doubling down on micro-fulfillment centers and working with these 3 startups to cut down on delivery times

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Walmart is embracing micro-warehousing technology across its stores, in order to dominate competitors like Amazon and Target in the push for faster...
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Life sciences boom continues with 36M sf in works

21 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Demand for life sciences doesn't seem to be letting up. As the need for wet lab space exceeds the limited supply, more than 36 million square feet of new construction is...
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Rubbish-covered lake brings to light Balkans waste problem

Rubbish-covered lake brings to light Balkans waste problem

23 hours ago   |   New York Post

PRIBOJ, Serbia - Trucks and building machines are parked on a river dam in southwest Serbia but not for construction work. Instead, huge cranes are being used to clear tons of...
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The Audeze Penrose X headset is where wireless, Hi-Fi audio and rich gaming sound meet for a more affordable price

The Audeze Penrose X headset is where wireless, Hi-Fi audio and rich gaming sound meet for a more affordable price

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The Audeze Penrose X delivers a high-fidelity wireless audio experience for a broad range of platforms, including Xbox Series X, PlayStation 5, and...
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Liberia Sees $800 Million ArcelorMittal Investment This Year

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg

Liberia's government expects talks with ArcelorMittal SA to yield an agreement to invest $800 million in the West African nation, President George Weah said.
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Biden Should Invoke National Emergency on Climate, Schumer Says

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer called for President Joe Biden to declare a climate emergency, a controversial move that would give the new administration sweeping...
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Man killed in crane accident in Channelview area

1 day ago   |   ABC

The man died in at an equipment rental business near Channelview. Details of the accident weren't immediately released.
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Construction activity dips for fourth straight year: REBNY

1 day ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Construction activity in New York City declined for the fourth straight year in 2020, according to a new report from the Real Estate Board of New York - although activity...
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January has been the deadliest month for COVID-19 with nearly 80,000 lives lost so far in the US

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Walgreens stock spikes after tapping Starbucks exec Roz Brewer as new CEO

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Biden To 'Pause' Oil And Gas Leasing On Public Lands And Waters

Biden To 'Pause' Oil And Gas Leasing On Public Lands And Waters

The move is one of his more controversial campaign promises, and industry groups say they will sue. But it won't have much immediate impact on driving down climate-warming... Read more ...

Sen. Patrick Leahy taken to hospital hours after being sworn in to preside...

Sen. Patrick Leahy taken to hospital hours after being sworn in to preside over impeachment trial

Summary List Placement Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy, of Vermont, has checked into a local hospital hours after being sworn in to preside over former president Trump's... Read more ...

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Democrats prep President Biden's COVID-19 aid package with or without GOP

Democrats prep President Biden's COVID-19 aid package with or without GOP

Senate Democrats are preparing to push ahead quickly on President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package - even if it means using procedural tools to pass the... Read more ...

WATCH: Biden's White House COVID-19 response team holds briefing

WATCH: Biden's White House COVID-19 response team holds briefing

WASHINGTON - For nearly a year it was the Trump show. Now President Joe Biden is calling up the nation's top scientists and public health experts to regularly brief the... Read more ...

Boeing's 737 Max Cleared To Return To European Skies, Regulator Says

Boeing's 737 Max Cleared To Return To European Skies, Regulator Says

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency announced a modified version of the 737 Max will be allowed to fly once again. The Max jetliner was grounded worldwide after two... Read more ...

UFC 257 on social media: Poirier gains 520,000 new followers, but McGregor...

UFC 257 on social media: Poirier gains 520,000 new followers, but McGregor still dominates

UFC 257 proved to be a big hit, with fans flocking to their devices to talk about Conor McGregor , Dustin Poirier and Khabib Nurmagomedov during a huge week of social media... Read more ...