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But she is giving Amazon the benefit of the doubt. Offering the most convenient shopping experience possible continues to drive the competition. Apparently longtime CEO John Mackey will stay the CEO and the headquarters will stay in Austin.
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    Cavaliers fans were chanting, " Cavs in seven" in the final minutes. Cleveland scored 49 in the first quarter and 86 during a dizzying opening 24 minutes that left players and fans gasping for air. But listen, at the end of the day we just got some resilient guys. Instead, we were treated to a shooting display for the ages. "We were in attack mode", James said.
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    Here's everything Apple unveiled at WWDC 2017 . "Music is deep in our DNA , dating back from iTunes and iPod". "We want to combine this all ", he said. For HomePod it's Siri , and for Amazon Echo it's Alexa. Of course, the speaker works well with Apple Music. The Siri-enabled speaker links up with the Apple Home app, allowing users to control their connected smart home devices by voice, without touching their iPhone or iPad .
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    Its exit from the OH exchanges is likely to leave consumers in 18 OH counties without the option of purchasing an Obamacare plan, The Wall Street Journal reports . In a tweet , Speaker of the House Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) said of the OH news that "the collapse of Obamacare continues". For example Colorado , where it is the only Obamacare insurer in 14 of the state's counties.
  • Apple launches Homepod, takes aim at Amazon's Echo

    Apple launches Homepod, takes aim at Amazon's Echo

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    HomePod is a 7-inch speaker that has Apple's digital assistant built in. It can lead to better management of storage in the devices. With the Apple TV set up as your HomeKit hub, the TV actually has to be on and you have to speak into the included remote to control your home's smart accessories.
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    This includes playing tracks from Spotify, Apple Music, asking a question regarding the lyrics or artist behind a particular song and so on. Some industry insiders, however, note Apple will be under more pressure to improve the computing smarts of its Siri software in the face of offerings from rivals Google and Amazon.
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    The company's smart-speaker, the HomePod , is going after the growing online home assistant buyers with the Siri-assisted device. Amazon's Echo smart speaker was the tech success story of 2016. And considering the fact that it is hitting the market around Christmas-time, the HomePod is aiming to replace the Echo and Home as the highest-selling speaker around the globe.
  • United Kingdom police names two London attackers, says one previously known to them

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    Police in London said a second suspect identified Monday, Rashid Redouane was not known to police. In Monday's statement , police also said two of the 12 people arrested since the attack as possible accomplices have been freed. Of those, 21 are still in a critical condition. The armed responding officers fired more than 50 rounds at the three attackers; one bystander was struck by a bullet but is expected to recover.
  • President Trump pushes for privatizing US air traffic control

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    Trump said the current air traffic control system was developed in a time when approximately 100,000 people were traveling through airports each year, but that that number is now approaching one billion. Progressive Democrats in the House have proposed an even bolder, more profligate infrastructure spending proposal to overshadow Trump. Ticket prices essentially would be equalized at first, but they might decrease over time , he said.
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    On June 2, Mayor Bill Peduto said that he is joining a coalition that intends to uphold the Paris Agreement , called Mayors for 100% Clean Energy . The EU and China - two of the world's major polluters - are set to issue a statement reaffirming their stance on global warming following Trump's announcement Thursday.
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    Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is helping to coordinate the plan to circumvent Mr. Trump's decision . Trump , who has called climate change a hoax, said his administration would begin negotiations either to re-enter the Paris accord or to have a new agreement "on terms that are fair to the United States, its businesses , its workers, its people, its taxpayers".
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    As widely predicted, Trump announced Thursday that the US would withdraw from the Paris climate agreement , but was willing to negotiate a new deal, though few countries looked likely to respond positively to that proposal. Even oil giants such as Exxon Mobil, BP and Shell have said the U.S. should abide by the Paris deal. Still, President Trump insists the industry restrictions mandated by the climate accord would harm American workers and businesses by making them less competitive in ...