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FILE - In this May 14, 2012 file photo, entertainer Jay-Z smiles after a news conference at Philadelphia Museum of Art in Philadelphia. The rapper says he’s disappointed his “Made in America” festival will not be held in Philadelphia after this year. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports the city confirmed Tuesday, July 17, 2018, that the annual concert won’t be on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway anymore.(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, file)
July 18, 2018 - 3:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jay-Z says he's disappointed his Philadelphia "Made in America" festival will not be held in "the heart of the city" after this year. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports the city confirmed Tuesday that the annual concert won't be on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway anymore. A city...
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FILE - In this May 14, 2012 file photo, entertainer Jay-Z smiles after a news conference at Philadelphia Museum of Art in Philadelphia. The rapper says he’s disappointed his “Made in America” festival will not be held in Philadelphia after this year. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports the city confirmed Tuesday, July 17, 2018, that the annual concert won’t be on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway anymore.(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, file)
July 18, 2018 - 3:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jay-Z says he's disappointed his Philadelphia "Made in America" festival will not be held in "the heart of the city" after this year. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports the city confirmed Tuesday that the annual concert won't be on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway anymore. A city...
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July 18, 2018 - 2:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jay-Z says he's disappointed his Philadelphia "Made in America" festival will not be held in "the heart of the city" after this year. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports the city confirmed Tuesday that the annual concert won't be on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway anymore. A city...
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FILE- In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, Myrtice Harris applies tape to a package before shipment at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. Amazon's Prime Day starts July 16, 2018, and will be six hours longer than last year's and will launch new products. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
July 17, 2018 - 10:19 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is hoping customers don't see any more dogs, after early problems on Prime Day meant people trying to shop got only images of cute canines delivering an apologetic message. The snags Monday on its much-hyped Prime Day were an embarrassment for the tech company on the shopping...
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FILE- In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, packages pass through a scanner at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. Amazon's Prime Day starts July 16, 2018, and will be six hours longer than last year's and will launch new products. (Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
July 17, 2018 - 9:06 am
MADRID (AP) — Amazon workers in Spain and Germany called for strikes Tuesday over salary and working conditions to coincide with the online retailer's global sales event, Prime Day. The CCOO and CGT workers' unions in Spain said that nearly 80 percent of the workers walked off their positions at...
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July 17, 2018 - 8:21 am
MADRID (AP) — Amazon workers in Spain are striking over salary and working conditions to coincide with the online retailer's global sales event, Prime Day. The CCOO and CGT workers' unions say that nearly 80 percent of the workers walked off their positions on Tuesday at Amazon's largest packing...
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FILE- In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, packages pass through a scanner at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. Amazon's Prime Day starts July 16, 2018, and will be six hours longer than last year's and will launch new products. (Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
July 16, 2018 - 5:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Amazon's Prime Day (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Amazon says it's working to resolve the glitches on its website that kept shoppers from buying on its much-hyped Prime Day. The hiccups could mute sales and send shoppers elsewhere on one of Amazon's busiest sales days...
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FILE- In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, packages pass through a scanner at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. Amazon's Prime Day starts July 16, 2018, and will be six hours longer than last year's and will launch new products. (Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
July 16, 2018 - 4:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon's website ran into some snags quickly Monday on its much-hyped Prime Day, an embarrassment for the tech company on the shopping holiday it created. Shoppers clicking on many Prime Day links got only an abashed-looking dog with the words, "Uh-oh. Something went wrong on our...
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FILE - In a Monday, April 5, 2004 file photo, riders wait to board an arriving train at the D.C. Metro Center, in Washington. Metro’s largest union has overwhelmingly authorized a potential transit system strike, just as thousands of tourists arrive in the nation’s capital for the July 17, 2018 Major League Baseball All-Star Game. Union leaders said they would wait on Monday’s expected response from Metro’s management after Sunday’s vote authorizing a strike. (AP Photo/Lawrence Jackson, File)
July 16, 2018 - 10:40 am
FORESTVILLE, Md. (AP) — A showdown looms in Washington now that Metro's largest union has overwhelmingly authorized a potential transit system strike, just as thousands of tourists arrive in the nation's capital for this week's Major League Baseball All-Star Game. Striking is forbidden under Metro'...
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July 16, 2018 - 9:52 am
FORESTVILLE, Md. (AP) — A showdown looms in Washington now that Metro's largest union has overwhelmingly authorized a potential transit system strike, just as thousands of tourists arrive in the nation's capital for this week's Major League Baseball All-Star Game. Striking is forbidden under Metro'...
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