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/ May 3, 2018

Amazon river dolphins in steep decline: study

Two kinds of river dolphins are dying off fast in the Amazon region and may face extinction unless they are more vigorously protected against fishing, researchers in Brazil said Wednesday. Once considered abundant in the Amazon basin, the boto (Inia geoffrensis) and the tucuxi (Sotalia ...

Apr 30, 2018

Sainsbury grocer to add Asda in $10 Billion deal with Walmart

U.K. grocer J Sainsbury PLC plans to buy Walmart Inc.'s Asda in a £7.3 billion ($10 billion) deal that would transform the country's supermarket industry and leave the U.S. retailer as the combined company's biggest shareholder. Sainsbury will pay Walmart £2.98 billion in cash and ...

Amazon hikes annual Prime membership fee by 20% to $119

Apr 27, 2018

Amazon hikes annual Prime membership fee by 20% to $119

Amazon is raising the price of its annual Prime membership fee by 20 percent starting next month. The company said Thursday that Prime members in the U.S. will now pay $119 a year, up from $99, starting May 11 for new members. The new price ...