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CVS to invest $10M to fight e-cigarette use among teens

28 minutes ago   |   ABC

The investment is part of CVS Health's Be The First initiative, a five-year, $50 million effort to "help deliver the nation's first tobacco-free generation."
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Self-driving delivery is coming to Walmart - but not directly to customers

42 minutes ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Walmart Inc. came to dominate retailing through its mastery of logistics - the complicated choreography of getting goods from farm or factory to the consumer. But even the...
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Explainer: U.S. dependence on China's rare earth: Trade war vulnerability

1 hour ago   |   Reuters

Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers.
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Factbox: U.S. companies warn on Trump's tariffs

1 hour ago   |   Reuters

A host of U.S. consumer companies have warned that costs related to tariffs on goods imported from China will hit their profits.
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16 staggering facts about the Fourth of July

16 staggering facts about the Fourth of July

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

For many Americans, the Fourth of July is a day of vacation and a time to picnic and barbecue with family and friends - but many people don't know the facts behind some of the...
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Facebook has a lot of questions to answer about Libra, its new cryptocurrency

Facebook has a lot of questions to answer about Libra, its new cryptocurrency

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Facebook left lots of questions unanswered about its new Libra cryptocurrency . The company is aiming for the digital money to be used around the globe. But each country has...
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Amazon's new Kindle Oasis has a color-adjustable front light

Amazon's new Kindle Oasis has a color-adjustable front light

2 hours ago   |   Venture Beat   |   3 articles

Amazon's new Kindle Oasis has a color-adjustable front light and ships with all-new cases that switch the ereader on when opened.
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Many US companies support Trump's crackdown on China. But a growing number fear his next round of tariffs will hurt both workers and consumers

Many US companies support Trump's crackdown on China. But a growing number fear his next round of tariffs will hurt both workers and consumers

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

For years, businesses have expressed support for changes to intellectual property rules and state subsidies they say leave them at a disadvantage But when it comes to how to...
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Tasty deals: Apps help find unsold food and reduce waste

4 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

By KIRSTEN GRIESHABER BERLIN - After a long day at work, Annekathrin Fiesinger is too tired to consider making dinner at home. So the 34-year-old uses her smart phone to check...
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Facebook's currency Libra faces financial, privacy pushback

4 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

By RACHEL LERMAN SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook is getting a taste of the regulatory pushback it will face as it creates a new digital currency with corporate partners. Just hours...
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Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally

Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally

The president is hoping to replicate the dynamics that allowed him to capture the Republican Party nomination and then the presidency in 2016 as an insurgent intent on... Read more ...

Utility blamed for deadly, destructive California wildfire agrees to pay $1...

Utility blamed for deadly, destructive California wildfire agrees to pay $1 billion to governments

A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to Northern California cities and... Read more ...

Four suspects charged with shooting down passenger jet in Ukraine

Four suspects charged with shooting down passenger jet in Ukraine

Four people - three Russians and one Ukrainian - will face murder charges in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine in which 298 people were killed in... Read more ...

Trump raises $24.8 million in less than 24 hours, RNC says

Trump raises $24.8 million in less than 24 hours, RNC says

President Donald Trump raked in nearly $25 million in campaign contributions for his re-election effort in less than 24 hours, the chairwoman of the Republican National... Read more ...

UN: Saudi Arabia's crown prince should be investigated for Jamal Khashoggi's...

UN: Saudi Arabia's crown prince should be investigated for Jamal Khashoggi's murder

Saudi Arabia's crown prince should be investigated for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi amid “credible evidence” that he and other high-level officials in the kingdom are liable... Read more ...

UN expert eyes probe of Saudi prince role in Khashoggi death

UN expert eyes probe of Saudi prince role in Khashoggi death

GENEVA - An independent U.N. human rights expert investigating the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Wednesday recommended an investigation into the possible role... Read more ...

Amazon's updated Kindle Oasis gains new color adjustable front light

Amazon's updated Kindle Oasis gains new color adjustable front light

Amazon just unveiled an updated Kindle Oasis and it is the first in the Kindle lineup to gain adjustable display color temperature. The feature allows users to customize the... Read more ...

Feds seize $1 billion worth of cocaine in massive Philadelphia drug bust

Feds seize $1 billion worth of cocaine in massive Philadelphia drug bust

Federal authorities discovered 16.5 tons of cocaine on a ship in a Philadelphia and arrested members of the crew in one of the largest drug busts in the area's history... Read more ...

Joy Harjo Becomes The First Native American U.S. Poet Laureate

Joy Harjo Becomes The First Native American U.S. Poet Laureate

A member of the Muskogee Creek Nation, the 68-year-old poet and musician says she bears "the honor on behalf of the people and my ancestors," and aims to serve as an... Read more ...

The best bike lights you can buy

The best bike lights you can buy

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through... Read more ...