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“Nestlé Makes Billions Bottling Water It Pays Nearly Nothing For”

“…Nestlé has come to dominate a controversial industry, spring by spring, often going into economically depressed municipalities with the promise of jobs and new infrastructure in exchange for tax breaks and access to a resource that’s scarce for millions. Where … Continue reading

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U.S. – City of “Hartford Warns It Will Be Broke In 60 Days”

“the WSJ reports. “City officials warned Gov. Dannel Malloy, a Democrat, and state lawmakers that Hartford, which has a deficit approaching $50 million, wouldn’t be able to pay all of its bills within 60 days. Hartford officials said it would … Continue reading

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“Kentucky lawyer in $600 million fraud… flees U.S….”

“A Kentucky lawyer who pleaded guilty to participating in a $600 million disability fraud scheme has fled to a country that does not have an extradition treaty with the United States, local media reported. Eric Christopher Conn, 56, used a … Continue reading

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“Amazon is buying Whole Foods for $13.7 billion”

“Amazon (AMZN) is buying Whole Foods (WFM) for $13.7 billion, the companies announced on Friday. In a statement Friday morning, the online retailer said it would buy the high-end grocer for $42 per share, more than the $33.06 per share Whole Foods … Continue reading

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“Google could face a $9bn EU fine for rigging search results in its favour”

“EU antitrust regulators aim to slap a hefty fine on Alphabet unit Google over its shopping service before the summer break in August, two people familiar with the matter said, setting the stage for two other cases involving the US company…. Fines … Continue reading

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“Amazon shares break above $1,000 for the first time ever”

“Shares of Amazon crossed $1,000 per share on Tuesday, the first time ever, and a long way from the company’s 52-week low of $682.12… Amazon has split three times since its IPO in 1997. In 1998, it issued a two-for-one … Continue reading

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