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The shuttering of the Colonial Pipeline, which traverses 13 states, including Virginia and Maryland, could further impact gasoline prices. It won't last too long. and were drained again by 2 p.m. That's up 14 cents from Tuesday, 16.4 cents from last week's average, 18 cents from last month's average and 21.5 cents from last year's average of $1.174.
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    The Evelyn Rubinstein Jewish Community Center of Houston, the city's only JCC, was flooded with 10 feet of water, and Jewish schools remain closed, with some experiencing major flooding . Harvey itself was "spinning down" and expected to weaken sometime Wednesday into a tropical depression, meaning winds of 38 miles per hour or less, National Hurricane Center meteorologist Dennis Feltgen said.
  • Amazon is changing Whole Foods at the speed of Silicon Valley

    Amazon is changing Whole Foods at the speed of Silicon Valley

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    The items marked down were priced on orange signs that read "Whole Foods + Amazon ." the new signs listed the old price, the updated price and a note saying "More to come". Organic rotisserie chickens went from $13.99 to $9.99 each, while ground beef was trimmed from $6.99 to $4.99 a pound. Amazon is an expert in using data on past purchases and browsing to offer suggestions that might make people buy more, and could start applying that in stores as well as online.
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    Sindhu has a 3-3 head-to-head record with her summit clash rival Okuhara in their last six meetings. The two players have met seven times so far in worldwide badminton with Saina having an upper hand in six of those battles. Hers is the kind of game that can wear down an opponent in every way and it was to Sindhu's credit that she brushed off every reversal and returned fresh into the fight.
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    The creation and extension of NAFTA-wide supply chains have allowed Detroit-based auto companies to modernize their industry and drive down costs. A drawn-out process does not concern the farm bureau, which was not necessarily seeking renegotiation of NAFTA in the first place, Nigh said.
  • BHP misses on profit, dividend; focuses on paying down debt

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    The Anglo-Australian mining giant, which is under pressure from USA hedge fund Elliott Management to rethink its investment in oil and boost shareholder returns, was buoyed by a recovery in industrial commodities markets. BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) has been given a GBX 1,400 ($18.17) price target by investment analysts at S&P Global in a report issued on Tuesday. But it's worth asking whether the decision to put the shale assets up for sale and increase dividends was motivated mainly by ...
  • New York Fed President William Dudley Discussed Inflation

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    Metals markets were buoyant, with the price of zinc, used to galvanise steel, hitting its highest in a decade on Chinese infrastructure demand. It jumped more than one cent overnight from around 78.25 USA cents to about 79.30 as the U.S. - Australia's S&P/ASX 200 index advanced 0.5 percent. The dollar also benefited from a fall in the euro after sources said European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi would not use his appearance at the Federal Reserve's annual Jackson Hole conference ...
  • Rhetoric over: 3-nation efforts to revise NAFTA begin

    Rhetoric over: 3-nation efforts to revise NAFTA begin

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    Bush and Democratic candidate Bill Clinton that fall, Perot said the accord would create "a giant sucking sound" of American jobs going south to cheaper-labor Mexico. In the testimony in June to the International Trade Commission , U.S. companies that were by and large supportive of NAFTA nonetheless raised dozens of issues they would like to see addressed in the negotiations.
  • Pakistan Marks 70 Years Of Independence

    Pakistan Marks 70 Years Of Independence

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    The Pakistani President also pledged that Pakistan will actively join the Belt and Road Initiative and promote the construction of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. "Unity in diversity is our greatest strength". On this day, 15th August 1947, India got its freedom colonial British rule. Independence to me is a way of life and I love being a free-spirited person.
  • North Korea Details Guam Missile Plan as it Scoffs at Trump

    North Korea Details Guam Missile Plan as it Scoffs at Trump

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    Meanwhile, Guam has posted emergency guidelines to help residents prepare for any potential nuclear attack as North Korea threatens to fire missiles at the US Pacific territory. The North's missile and nuclear programs have been shrouded in secrecy for years, but recent tests have shed more light on their capabilities. The report with the same headline was published by the Korea Times.