SAN FRANCISCO - A Reuters examination of real estate agreements and interviews with 20 retail landlords, lawyers and brokers across the U.S. present an emerging and little-scrutinized challenge to Amazon’s quest to re-shape Whole Foods.
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Top U.S. military officer seeks to address criticism of fatal Niger operation
The top U.S. military officer sought on Monday to tamp down criticism the Pentagon had not been forthcoming about the death of four U.S. soldiers in an ambush in Niger, providing a timeline of the incident and acknowledging unanswered questions remained.
Trump says popular retirement program will be unscathed in tax plan
President Donald Trump on Monday dismissed the possibility of curbing a popular tax-deferred U.S. retirement savings program to help pay for his sweeping tax cuts, and voiced doubts about adding another top bracket targeting the wealthiest Americans.
Two followers of renegade Nevada rancher plead guilty over armed standoff
Two supporters of renegade Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy each pleaded guilty on Monday to obstructing a U.S. court order for their role in a 2014 showdown between armed militia members and federal agents who had seized Bundy's cattle.
Asian shares hover near recent highs; NZ$ at five-month lows
Asian shares held near recent decade highs on Tuesday and major currencies kept to narrow ranges, while the New Zealand dollar stumbled to five-month lows as the incoming Labour coalition's policies unsettled investors.
Trump to press China on North Korea, trade on Beijing visit
U.S. President Donald Trump will urge President Xi Jinping to make good on his commitments to pressure North Korea when he visits China next month, a senior White House official said on Monday, stepping up a strategy to have Beijing help rein in Pyongyang.
Hong Kong democracy activists granted bail as they seek to appeal against jail terms
Hong Kong's highest court granted bail to two prominent young pro-democracy activists, Joshua Wong and Nathan Law, on Tuesday pending an appeal over their jail terms for unlawful assembly linked to the city's mass pro-democracy protests in 2014.
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