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Amazon.com, Inc., is an American multinational technology company based in Seattle that focuses on e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence. It is considered one of the Big Four tech companies, along with Google, Apple, and Facebook. It's been referred to as "one of the most influential economic and cultural forces in the world."

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Amazon headquarters in Madrid briefly evacuated after false bomb threat: police

The Madrid headquarters of U.S. online retailer Amazon.com Inc were temporarily evacuated on Thursday after a bomb threat which proved to be false, Spanish police said.
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Amazon Catholics pledge to press on after Pope says no to married priests

Catholic communities across the Amazon said they would keep pushing for married men to be allowed to celebrate Mass in the remote rainforest region, after a papal decision on Wednesday blocked their..
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Videos for Amazon (company)

Watch Hollywood Reporter's Full Studio Executive Roundtable With Execs From Netflix, Amazon, Sony and More [Video]Watch Hollywood Reporter's Full Studio Executive Roundtable With Execs From Netflix, Amazon, Sony and More

Toby Emmerich (Warner Bros), Donna Langley (Universal), Jim Gianopulos (Paramount), Alan Horn (Disney), Tom Rothman (Sony), Jennifer Salke (Amazon) and Scott Stuber (Netflix) join for the Studio..

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Week ahead: Walmart results, housing and coronavirus watch [Video]Week ahead: Walmart results, housing and coronavirus watch

Key events for Wall Street next week include quarterly results from retail giant Walmart, monthly home construction and resale data, as well as any updates on the coronavirus outbreak in China. Conway..

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What is Amazon Pantry And How Does It Work? [Video]What is Amazon Pantry And How Does It Work?

Don't know what Amazon Pantry is?....it's Amazon's delivery service for groceries and other household items. According to Business insider, anyone can sign up for Amazon Pantry even if you're not an..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

A dip on Wall Street as coronavirus fears strike [Video]A dip on Wall Street as coronavirus fears strike

Wall Street finished lower on Thursday as investors took a cautious stance after a spike in the number of new coronavirus cases and deaths in China. Conway G. Gittens has the recap.

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Bed Bath shares sink on sales warning [Video]Bed Bath shares sink on sales warning

Shares of Bed Bath & Beyond plummeted in early trading Wednesday after the home furnishings retailer warned of a steep drop in sales. Fred Katayama reports.

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Pope nixes proposal to let married men be priests [Video]Pope nixes proposal to let married men be priests

Pope Francis, in one of the most significant decisions of his papacy, appears to have bowed to conservative pressure and dismissed a proposal to use married men to offset dwindling numbers of priests...

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Catholic Church to reveal decision on priestly celibacy in Amazon [Video]Catholic Church to reveal decision on priestly celibacy in Amazon

Church mulls decision due to scarcity of priests in Amazon and decreasing number of Roman Catholics in Latin America.

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S&P 500, Nasdaq reach record closing highs [Video]S&P 500, Nasdaq reach record closing highs

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq closed at record highs on Monday as Chinese workers and factories slowly returned to business following a Lunar New Year holiday that was protracted by the deadly coronavirus..

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Coronavirus puts chill on phone and air shows [Video]Coronavirus puts chill on phone and air shows

Organizers of the Singapore Air Show and Mobile World Congress in Barcelona have scrambled to respond after big names pulled out of the events due to the coronavirus. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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An Astrologer Says Bezos And Lauren Sanchez Are Compatable [Video]An Astrologer Says Bezos And Lauren Sanchez Are Compatable

Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez have been publicly dating for just over a year. Sanchez is an Emmy-nominated news anchor and media personality. Bezos is the CEO of Amazon and the richest man in the..

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Why Did Bezos Dump $1.8 Billion In Amazon Stock? [Video]Why Did Bezos Dump $1.8 Billion In Amazon Stock?

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has sold $1.8 billion of Amazon shares according to SEC filings. Amazon shares saw a huge spike last week. The company reported triumphant 2019 earnings report. This isn't the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

App makers get caught up in Apple antitrust probe [Video]App makers get caught up in Apple antitrust probe

The U.S. Justice Department has reached out to app developers as part of the government's investigation into alledged anti-competitive behavior at Apple, Reuters has learned exclusively. Conway G...

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Amazon Prime Inches Closer to Netflix With 150 Million Global Users [Video]Amazon Prime Inches Closer to Netflix With 150 Million Global Users

Compared to the e-commerce giant, Netflix has nearly 162 million worldwide members. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos revealed the impressive number in the company's final quarterly report of 2019.

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Amazon beats holiday-quarter sales estimates [Video]Amazon beats holiday-quarter sales estimates

Amazon.com Inc on Thursday posted holiday quarter results well above expectations as the expansion of its one-day shipping program came under budget and membership in its Prime loyalty club notched a..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:42Published

Amazon 4th-Quarter Earnings [Video]Amazon 4th-Quarter Earnings

AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis Amazon is set to report its fourth-quarter earnings after the market closes on Thursday. The report stands to reverse some of the negative sentiment sourced from its last..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

What Exactly Is Amazon Prime Day? [Video]What Exactly Is Amazon Prime Day?

Amazon Prime Day has cemented itself as a major retail sales holiday. With its competitive pricing and wide range of products, Prime Day has become a shopper's can't-miss-sale. Introduced in 2015 in..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Amazon Files International Trademarks for ‘Amazon Pharmacy’ [Video]Amazon Files International Trademarks for ‘Amazon Pharmacy’

Amazon recently filed trademark applications for “Amazon Pharmacy” in the U.K., Canada and Australia.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 01:02Published

Bezos' Lavish Properties: Seattle Estate And NYC Apartments [Video]Bezos' Lavish Properties: Seattle Estate And NYC Apartments

David Ryder/Getty Images Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, has amassed a massive real-estate portfolio across the US. Last year, he dropped about $80 million for three adjacent New York City..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

Jeff Bezos: UN calls for probe into claims Saudi crown prince hacked Amazon CEO's phone [Video]Jeff Bezos: UN calls for probe into claims Saudi crown prince hacked Amazon CEO's phone

Jeff Bezos: UN calls for probe into claims Saudi crown prince hacked Amazon CEO's phone

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Saudi Arabia 'involved in hacking Bezos' phone' - U.N. [Video]Saudi Arabia 'involved in hacking Bezos' phone' - U.N.

Two U.N. officials will report on Wednesday that there is enough evidence suggesting that Saudi Arabia had hacked Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos’ phone and both the kingdom and the United States..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:18Published

Saudi foreign minister: Claim Crown Prince hacked Bezos phone 'absurd' [Video]Saudi foreign minister: Claim Crown Prince hacked Bezos phone 'absurd'

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister dismissed allegations that the crown prince may have been involved in a plot to hack the phone of Amazon boss Jeff Bezos as “absurd” on Wednesday, seeking to head..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:08Published

Saudi's crown prince denies Bezos phone hacking [Video]Saudi's crown prince denies Bezos phone hacking

On Wednesday Saudi's crown prince Mohammed Bin Salman refuted allegations that he hacked Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos' phone. Libby Hogan reports.

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Pope dismisses proposal to ordain married men as priests in Amazon

Pope Francis, in one of the most significant decisions of his papacy, on Wednesday dismissed a proposal to allow some married men to be ordained in the Amazon region to ease an acute scarcity of..
Reuters - Published

Brazil prosecutors seek to remove ex-missionary from indigenous post

Federal prosecutors sought on Tuesday to reverse a controversial decision by Brazil's right-wing government to appoint a former evangelical missionary to protect isolated and recently contacted..
Reuters - Published

Amazon pulls out of major Barcelona telecoms conference over coronavirus

Amazon.com Inc has pulled out of this month's Mobile World Congress because of the coronavirus outbreak, in another blow to one of the telecom industry's biggest gatherings which attracts over 100,000..
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Amazon withdraws from Barcelona's Mobile World Congress tech conference over coronavirus: El Mundo

Amazon (AMZN.O) withdrew on Sunday from attending an international telecoms conference in Barcelona later this month because of the new coronavirus.
Reuters - Published

U.N. says officials barred from using WhatsApp since June 2019 over security

United Nations officials do not use WhatsApp to communicate because "it's not supported as a secure mechanism," a U.N. spokesman said on Thursday, after U.N. experts accused Saudi Arabia of using the..
Reuters - Published

White House says it takes reports of Amazon chief Bezos' phone hack seriously

The White House on Thursday said it is taking reports about the hacking of Amazon chief and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos' phone seriously, after reports raised questions about the possible..
Reuters - Published

CEOs should still do work with Saudi Arabia despite report: Mnuchin

American business executives should still do business with Saudi Arabia, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday after a report on the kingdom's possible involvement in the hacking of..
Reuters - Published

U.N. experts demand probe into alleged Saudi hack of Amazon boss Bezos

U.N. experts have demanded an immediate investigation by U.S. and other authorities into allegations that Saudi Arabia's crown prince was involved in a plot to hack the phone of Amazon boss Jeff Bezos.
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Saudi prince may have been involved in Bezos phone hacking: U.N. experts

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman may have been involved in a plot to hack the phone of Amazon's billionaire boss Jeff Bezos, United Nations experts said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Saudi prince helped hack Amazon boss Bezos' phone? Absurd, says minister

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister dismissed allegations that the crown prince may have been involved in a plot to hack the phone of Amazon boss Jeff Bezos as "absurd" on Wednesday, seeking to head off a..
Reuters - Published

Saudi foreign minister calls claim that Crown Prince hacked Bezos phone 'absurd'

Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud said on Wednesday that an allegation the kingdom’s crown prince had been involved in a plot to hack the phone of Amazon founder Jeff..
Reuters - Published

Saudi involved in hacking of Amazon boss Bezos' phone, U.N. report will say

Two UN officials will report on Wednesday that there is enough evidence suggesting that Saudi Arabia had hacked Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos' phone and both the kingdom and the United States..
Reuters - Published

Saudi dismisses reports it is behind hacking of Amazon boss Bezos' phone

Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday that a media report that the Kingdom is behind the hacking of Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos' phone was "absurd."
Reuters - Published

This French firefighter fought the Amazon blaze, he’s shocked by our bushfires

A team of five French firefighting experts are in Australia to provide support in the bushfire crisis. But the experienced team say they've never seen fires like this before.
SBS - Published

Brazil's Bolsonaro calls activist Thunberg a 'brat'

Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro called Swedish climate change campaigner Greta Thunberg a "brat" on Tuesday after she criticized mounting violence against indigenous people in which two..
Reuters - Published

France to forge partnership with Brazil states on Amazon, bypassing Bolsonaro

France and a group of Brazilian states plan to announce a partnership to preserve the Amazon rainforest, the group's leader said on Monday, bypassing Brazil's federal government after a spat between..
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Brazil's climate negotiators in dark on Bolsonaro's aims: sources

Brazil's negotiators already face a tough job at United Nations climate talks, given anger at President Jair Bolsonaro's stance on the Amazon, but it has become doubly difficult as they are in the dark..
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UK's Labour vows action on 'tax and wage cheat' multinationals

Britain's opposition Labour Party will hold a rally outside an Amazon depot on Saturday as it highlights its promise to target multinational firms it accuses of dodging taxes and cheating workers..
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Brazilian state creates task force to protect Amazon tribe from loggers

The government of the Brazilian state of Maranhao set up a police task force on Monday to protect the Guajajara tribe from illegal loggers that killed one of its warriors in a clash over deforestation..
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Pope asks forgiveness for theft of controversial Amazon statues

Pope Francis asked for forgiveness from Amazon bishops and others at a Church assembly on Friday after conservative Catholic militants stole statues they considered pagan idols from a church and dumped..
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Controversial Amazon statues stolen from Rome church, dumped in river

Ultra-conservative Catholic militants admitted they stole statues they consider to be Amazon pagan idols from a church near the Vatican on Monday and dumped them from a bridge into the Tiber River.
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Germany shooting streamed on Amazon's Twitch site

Footage from shooting attacks in the German city of Halle on Wednesday was livestreamed on Amazon's video gaming platform Twitch, according to a Twitch spokeswoman.
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Poll shows Brazilian Catholics do not agree with Bolsonaro on Amazon

A majority of Brazilian Catholics believe global warming is a scientific fact and preservation of the Amazon rainforest is vital to reduce the effects of climate change, contrary to the view of..
Reuters - Published

Rains help douse Bolivian forest fires after two-month inferno

Heavy rains over recent days in the Bolivian Amazon have helped put out forest fires that have raged for two months across the land-locked South American nation, charring more than 4 million hectares..
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Rains, military response help curb fires in Brazil's Amazon in September

The number of fires in Brazil's Amazon rainforest has receded, falling 36% in September from August to well below a 20-year historic average for the month, amid improved weather conditions and..
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Amazon sued for marketing charcoal produced on land seized by Cuba in 1960s

A Florida resident is suing Amazon for marketing charcoal produced on land he says Cuba confiscated from his grandfather after the 1959 revolution, the latest in a recent slew of lawsuits regarding the..
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Brazil's Amazon chief Raoni calls on Bolsonaro to step down

Indigenous chief Raoni Metuktire, proposed for the Nobel Peace Prize, said on Wednesday his people would not leave the Amazon and called on Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro to step down, a day after the..
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In remote Amazon, indigenous married Catholics spread gospel, pray for priesthood

Just before dawn, Shainkiam Yampik beats a drum carved from a tree trunk at the start of a Roman Catholic prayer service in Wijint, a hamlet of thatched-roof huts in the heart of the Peruvian Amazon.
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Hundreds killed in Brazil's Amazon over land, resources in past decade: HRW report

A Human Rights Watch report on Tuesday found that more than 300 people have been killed over the past decade in conflicts over the use of land and resources in the Amazon, many by organized criminal..
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Brazil's Amazon chief Raoni tapped for 2020 Nobel Peace Prize nomination

A group of Brazilian anthropologists and environmentalists has put forward Chief Raoni Metuktire of the Kayapó tribe as a candidate for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for a lifetime of work protecting the..
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Brazil says U.S. offer for help on Amazon appears more effective

Brazil's Foreign Affairs Minister Ernesto Araújo said on Friday that the United States' offer to help in the Amazon appears to be a more effective cooperation than former European efforts in that..
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Years after nun's murder, church activists face threats in lawless Amazon

Fourteen years ago, on a dirt road near a remote settlement in northern Brazil, a gunman paid by local cattle ranchers executed a U.S. nun who had spent much of her life fighting to save the Amazon..
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'Day of Fire': Blazes ignite suspicion in Amazon town

A maverick journalist in this isolated Brazilian ranching town warned his readers last month that the surrounding Amazon was about to go up in flames.
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EU antitrust chief Vestager gets another five-year term with more powers

Europe's antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager will retain her job for another five years but with more powers to go after Facebook, Apple and Amazon and their massive hoovering up of consumer data.
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Brazil indigenous agency worker killed in remote Amazon town

Indigenist Maxciel Pereira dos Santos was murdered execution-style before members of his family in the Amazon town of Tabatinga, according to INA, a union group representing workers at Brazil's..
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Brazil deforestation rises in August, adding to Amazon fire worries

Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest rose for the fourth straight month in August from a year earlier, according to preliminary government data released on Friday, adding to concerns over fires..
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Brazil to hire short-term environmental enforcers following Amazon fires

Budget restrictions mean Brazil cannot hire more permanent environmental enforcement agents in the wake of surging Amazon fires but will contract local environmental police on a short-term basis,..
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Amazon countries sign forest pact, promising to coordinate disaster response

Seven Amazonian countries on Friday signed a pact to protect the world's largest tropical forest via disaster response coordination and satellite monitoring, amid recent fires that torched thousands of..
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Disapproval of Bolsonaro presidency jumps after Amazon crisis: poll

Brazilians saying that President Jair Bolsonaro is doing a "bad or terrible" job rose to 38% from 33% previously, in the first major poll since the government faced global outcry over its handling of..
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Brazil officials, Bolsonaro's son meet with Trump to discuss Amazon fires

Brazil's foreign minister and President Jair Bolsonaro's son met with U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday to discuss the fires ravaging the Amazon rainforest, although no concrete measures to deal..
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Bolsonaro says conversation with Merkel reaffirms Brazil sovereignty over Amazon

Brazilian President Bolsonaro said he had a productive conversation on Friday regarding fires in the Amazon with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, which reaffirmed Brazil's sovereignty over the world's..
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Why is Bolsonaro wary of foreign Amazon aid? Ask Brazil's military

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's furious reaction to foreign criticism of his handling of Amazon fires reflects the sacred place the vast region occupies in the minds of Brazil's military, for whom..
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Brazil weighs offers from U.S. and others to help fight Amazon fires

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he may have news later in the day on his request to U.S. President Donald Trump for help fighting the Amazon rainforest fires, as the country also..
Reuters - Published

ADM, Bunge say not sourcing from newly deforested parts of Amazon

Grain traders Archer Daniels Midland Co and Bunge Ltd said in separate statements on Friday they do not source crops from newly deforested areas in the Amazon and are using satellite monitoring to..
Reuters - Published

Brazil's Bolsonaro awaits news on U.S. help for Amazon

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he may have news later in the day on his request to U.S. President Donald Trump for help fighting the Amazon rainforest fires, adding that he will talk..
Reuters - Published

Amazon fires scorch Bolsonaro's reputation abroad, but not in Brazil

President Jair Bolsonaro has drawn sharp criticism on the international stage from European leaders and environmental groups for his handling of wildfires raging in the Amazon, but at home few..
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Corporate fallout for Brazil heats up despite signs Amazon fires may be slowing

Fires in Brazil's Amazon rainforest have receded slightly since President Jair Bolsonaro sent in the military to help battle the blazes, but international fallout accelerated as a major shoemaker said..
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Owner of Timberland, Vans stops buying Brazilian leather as Amazon burns

The U.S. parent company of apparel and shoe brands Timberland, Vans and the North Face will no longer buy Brazilian leather, it said on Thursday, as surging forest fires in the Amazon raise questions..
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