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.
European yields climb ahead of ECB, NZ$ hits five-month low
European stocks dipped and bond yields drifted higher on Tuesday, as data from the euro zone's top economies bolstered the case for the European Central Bank to signal a sizeable cut this week to its stimulus measures.
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.
U.S. touts military ties in Philippines as Duterte courts Russia, China
The timing of U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis' trip to the Philippines this week couldn't have been better, coming just as it celebrated a victory against Islamist militants in Marawi City - with a critical dose of help from the U.S. military.
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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